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        Portrait d'une jeune femme. Lithographie. Um 1900. Unten rechts im Stein signiert.

      . 29,7 : 24,7 auf blauem Papier 31,5 : 26,5 cm.. Schönes, die 'Jugend' symbolisierende Porträt dieses Jugendstilkünstlers, der Schüler von Jules Lefebvre und Benjamin-Constant war.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Book of Sun-Dials

      The Fourth and Best Edition in a Beautiful BindingGATTY, Mrs. Alfred. The Book of Sun-Dials. Originally Complied by the Late Mrs. Alfred Gatty. Now Enlarged and Edited by H.K.F. Eden and Eleanor Lloyd London: George Bell and Sons, 1900.Fourth and best edition. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Folio (10 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 274 x 189 mm). xvii, [1, blank], [errata slip], [1]-529, [1, colophon], [2, blank] pp. Frontispiece portrait and an additional eight photographic and engraved plates. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text. Plates with tissue guards.Beautifully bound by Worrall Birmingham in full green morocco. Boards double-ruled in gilt, single-ruled in blind with corner ornaments. Spine elaborately stamped and lettered in gilt. Gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Some toning to tissue guards. About fine.This fourth and best edition contains over 350 additional pages more than the previous three editions.HBS 65831.$1,250

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, LLC ]
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        Florence Fenwick Miller : 2 manuscript letters signed

      no publisher, undated, ca. 1900? - Two typed letters SIGNED by Florence Fenwick Miller. Undated, presumed late 19th / early 20th century. Florence Fenwick Miller was a British woman who became a prominent leader in the trans-century struggle for women’s suffrage and the general emancipation of women, through her roles as a medical pioneer, lecturer, journalist, editor, and activist, in both England and the United States. Subjects: Letters and correspondence -- Suffragettes -- Signatures -- Signed letters. The letters are in a very good condition, with some dulling and dust-toning as with age. One of the letters is slightly stained on the first page. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 2 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Viribus Unites. Das Buch vom Kaiser

      . Aufwendig gestalteter und schön illustrierter Prachtband zu Ehren des österreichischen Kaisers Franz Josef. Sein Leben und Wirken werden im Detail dem Leser präsentiert: Jugendzeit, Leben in Wien und Budapest, seine diversen Reisen, die Rolle als oberster Kriegsherr, der Ausgleich bei Jagden im Hochgebirge und schließlich die Zeit in Ischl. Leineneinband mit goldener Deckelprägung, sehr viele teils ganzseitige sw-Zeichnungen, vereinzelte Farbillustrationen, Großformat (36,5 x 46 cm). Budapest: Verlag von Max Herzig (ohne Jahr; um 1900). 346 Seiten. Einband etwas berieben..

      [Bookseller: Preußisches Bücherkabinett]
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        Das Moderne Heim, eine Sammlung malerischer Gesammtansichten, Ecken, Erkerabschlüsse, sowie einzelner Möbel für Salons, Speisezimmer, Herrenzimmer, Schlafzimmer und Entrées nebst den wichtigsten Details

      n.d. (about 1900) Berlin Verlag Kanter & Mohr - 52 x 41 cm - titlepage + 79 plates, PLATE 16 LACKING - original cloth portfolio with ties (2 of 3 broken), title, author and editor printed on first part of portfolio, author and title printed on the back, - 59 plates with background in sepia, 48 of them colored by hand or (and?) pochoir, 20 plates not colored with details from furniture on other plates - some stains on back of the portfolio, plates sometimes finger-stained and minor brown spotting (acid in paper) but in all very acceptable - Rare: OCLC lists only one copy (very heavy) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A. Van Zaelen antiquariaat]
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        Original - Fotografien der Villa Munds in Dresden. 21 Aufnahmen - Außen - u. Innenansichten. Bildformat 29,3 x 22,8 cm auf Trägerkarton 42 x 34 cm gewalzt, Blindstempel, aufgekl. handschriftl. Bezeichnung der einzelnen Ansichten, braun

      getönte Albumin - Abzüge auf braunen Karton, teilw. am Rand leicht ausgesilbert, 3 Karton je ca. 1 cm Kantenverlust, 1 Ecke geknickt, 3 Fotos mit kl.Läsuren, um 1900. ausdruckstarke Villa des Jugendstil mit der entsprechenden Einrichtung, die Aufnahmen zeigen die Außenansichten aus verschiedenen Perspektiven, im Innenbereich das Speisezimmer, Damenzimmer, Herrenzimmer, Wohnzimmer, Garderobe, Diele, Frühstücksecke, Wintergarten, Billardzimmer. weiter Ansichten siehe Hompage...

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat & Bücherstube Eilert]
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        Horse Race Betting Tickets and Bag of a Reputed Felonious Bookmaker.

      [South Shields, England, circa 1900-1905].. Collection of approximately 300 original betting cards, produced and intended for soliciting bets, sixty years before gambling was made legal. Three complete of sets of illustrated printed betting tickets, 100, 200, and 500 numbered series, respectively, each measuring 95 x 50 mm. Featuring an engraved illustration of English jockey Frederick Archer, a famously daring and successful Victorian rider who won most or possibly all of the great English turf prizes and accumulated a large fortune. Tickets are printed in Leeds, with stamp in bottom margin reading J. Richardson, "Bookmaker's Outfitter," Sporteries Leeds. Contained in the shoulder bag Charles Drew, English bookmaker who was arrested for charges of illegally soliciting bets on at least one occasion in 1901. Leather shoulder bag measuring 340 x 240 mm, with original strap, working clasps, inner pockets, his name in gilt to one side. Very good condition.. Little is known of gambling bookie Charles Drew, but that his residence and business were based in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, in Northeast England, he married Ann Brown on 19 Jul 1852 at the South Shields St. Hilda parish church, and that he actively, illegally solicited gambling on streets by circulating betting cards for horse races. On 15 March 1901, the South Shields Daily Gazette reported on Drew's illegal activities: "At South Shields to-day, Charles Drew, bookmaker, was charged with betting East Street on Thursday last." Detective Sanderson and other officers deposed to the defendant being in the street taking bets in the usual way from 12 p.m. till 3 p.m. on the day named..." Several decades later, the gambling pastime which was already firmly entrenched in British culture would finally become a legal pastime. 1 September 1960, BBC: "... 1 January 1961 gambling for small sums will be legal for games of skill... betting shops will take gambling off the streets... At the moment, anyone who wants to place a bet on the horses has to demonstrate they have enough credit to set up an account with a bookmaker and do their dealings by telephone...."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Works

      Boston, The E. Holdoway Publishing Co.,, 1900. The Cambridge text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright; with introductions, notes and glossaries to each play by Israel Gollancz, editor of The Temple Shakespeare. 24 volumes, octavo (227 × 154 mm). Contemporary green half crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, emblem to front boards, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With numerous engravings throughout printed on japon. Spines uniformly sunned, an excellent set handsomely bound. Édition Aquarelle. Limited to 10 numbered copies. A variorum edition with the text taken from the Cambridge edition in its latest revised form (1891– 93). Along with the 37 canonical plays this edition also includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, attributed to both Shakespeare and John Fletcher, and Edward III whose authorship is debated but still largely attributed to Shakespeare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        18 Plates of Ornamental Tiles Collected By the Afghan Boundary Commission (title to portfolio)

      - no place/no date/no publisher (but probably London, around 1900,Griggs); folio, original portfolio with lettering to upper cover; no title, no text (as issued); 18 gorgeous chromolithographed plates (A-D, 46-56, 88-90); all plates bearing the imprint "TILE. From water colour drawing from the collection of the Afghan Boundary Commisssion"; the quality and tonality of the chromolithographic plates is typically that of Griggs from London, and 3 of them do actually show a small imprint "W.Griggs, Chromo-lith."; portfolio is a bit used with top and tail of spine damaged; plates are clean and overall very good with colours fresh and vibrant; rare; please inquire before ordering

      [Bookseller: CRIVELLI-BOOKS]
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        Philosophie des Geldes

      Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1900. Octavo (234 × 158 mm). Contemporary pebble grained caalf aand marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered gilt, marbled edges. Joints lightly rubbed, small ink splash to fore edge. A very good copy. First edition of Simmel's "seminal work" (Herbert Frankel in The New Palgrave). "Simmel's philosophy tried always to find in single appearances or instances of life, the meaning of the whole. As one of these he selected money. He saw it in functional relativistic terms: the symbol of the spirit, forms and thought of modern civilization. He viewed money not in mechanical terms but as a conflict between our abstract conceptions of money and the social trust on which it is based. He elucidated the moral basis of the monetary order and warned that it might be subverted through our tendency to think of money in purely abstract terms. If it was through John Maynard Keynes that the revolt against the predominant 19th-century view of money was made respectable, it was Simmel who had laid bare the causes of that revolt." (ibid.)

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Wochenschrift für Tierheilkunde und Viehzucht. Konvolut von 9 Bänden, geschlossene Folge der Jahresbände 1900 - 1908.

      München, Gotteswinter, 1900.. ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1900 - 1908, vorhanden sind die Jahres-Bände 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908 = vierundvierzigster Jahrgang bis zweiundfünfzigster Jahrgang ) Unter Mitwirkung bewährter Fachmänner herausgegeben von M. Albrecht und Ph.J. Göring. Mit XI, 524; XV, 623; XV, 628; XIII, 628; XVI, 836; XVI, 836; XVI, 1040; XXII, 1040; XIX, 988 Seiten. Mit zusammen einigen wenigen Abbildungen sowie einigen Tafeln. Jeweils in Bibliothekshalbleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, 8°. Die Bände mit Artikeln zu allen Bereichen des Veterinärwesens, der Tiermedizin, der Zucht von Tieren etc. Einbände teils stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarken auf den schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, einige Bände zu Beginn und Ende oben etwas wasserrandig, einige Seiten etwas fleckig, bei einem Band ca. 50 Seiten stärker eselsohrig bzw. angeknickt, einige Seiten etwas angerändert. Insgesamt aber recht gut erhalten - selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 13000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Statues of New Zealand. 2 vol.

      Wellington, Government Print / John Mackay, 1900-1901.. 4to. XVIII, 764; XII, 395 p. Cloth bindings, gilt lettering on the spine. - 1. Passend in the 64th Year of the Reign of her Majesty Queen Victoria, and the first Sessions of the 14th Parliament of New Zealand. Begun and holden at Wellington on the 21st Day of June, 1900. - 2. Passed in the first year of the reign of his majesty King Edward VII., and the second session of the 14th Parliament of New Zealand. Begun and holden at Wellington on the first Day of July, 1901.. Bindings rubbed and a bit bumped at the corners. 3 stamps on both title pages, each 1 stamp on the indexes.

      [Bookseller: erlesenes · Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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        Confederate Reunion – (Printed broadside)

      J.J. Thornton, J.M. White, Jno. H. Boyd printer, Cooper, Texas 1900 - Extremely Rare Confederate Reunion in Cooper, Texas 1900: No Examples Shown in Worldcat. Cooper, Texas. August 29th & 30th, 1900 .Broadside on pink newsprint. Not located in any public collection so far (Worldcat, etc.) Possibly unique example in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Luah¿ erets Yisra'el for the year 1900-1901 Literarischer Palastina-Almanach fur das jahr 5661 - 1900.1901 VI Jahrgang. Sixth Year.

      Druck und Verlag des Heransgebers, Jerusalem, Eretz Israel, Ottoman Empire 1900 - OCLC: Numbers of libraries worldwide owning a copy: 0. Pages: 34, 172, 38 pages. Pages loose in wrappers, somewhat yellowed. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        The Works. The Cambridge text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright; with introductions, notes and glossaries to each play by Israel Gollancz, editor of The Temple Shakespeare.

      Boston, The E. Holdoway Publishing Co., 1900 - 24 volumes, octavo (227 × 154 mm). Contemporary green half crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, emblem to front boards, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spines uniformly sunned, an excellent set handsomely bound. With numerous engravings throughout printed on japon. Édition Aquarelle. Limited to 10 numbered copies. A variorum edition with the text taken from the Cambridge edition in its latest revised form (1891– 93). Along with the 37 canonical plays this edition also includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, attributed to both Shakespeare and John Fletcher, and Edward III whose authorship is debated but still largely attributed to Shakespeare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Caricature of the Author Philip James Bailey (1816-1902)

      . Near Fine. N.d., circa 1900. The pen and ink ink drawing is 20 by 11.5 cm. Depicted is Philip James Bailey, who is carrying under his arms his 1839 magnum opus, the very long poem, "Festus", admired by Tennyson and other leading poets of the day, and supposedly an influence on James Joyce. The work was Bailey's only success, and he continued to add to it during his long life following its initial appearance. It is this pattern of accretions which Ford would appear to be lampooning in this caricature. Ford is best remembered today for illustrating the dozen Andrew Lang colored fairy book series, and next for illustrating works by Scott, Kipling and many others. He also did free-standing painting, and some of his work belongs now to museum collections. Matted.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Lebensrad. Bildertrommel mit ausgestanzten Sehschlitzen, gedrechseltem Holzfuß und 12 beidseitig bedruckten farblithographierten Motivbändern aus Papier.

      [Berlin. Luxus-Papier-Fabrik Adolf Sala, ohne Jahr (ca. 1900)].. Ca. 28 cm (Durchmesser der Trommeldeckels), 27,5 cm (Durchmesser der Trommel), ca. 11,5 cm (Trommelhöhe); ca. 5,3 x 86 cm (Motivstreifen).. Deckel der Bildertrommel mit farblithographierter Illustration und Titel "Lebensrad", links davon Nr. 4194, rechts Herstellermarke. Deckelinnenseite mit Aufkleber des Herstellers und Verkaufsaufkleber einer Hamburger Spielwarenhandlung. Das Zoetrop, auch Wundertrommel oder Zootrop genannt ist ein einfaches optisches Gerät, das auf mechanischem Wege bewegte Bilder erzeugt. Es ist damit ein Vorläufer der Kinematographie, die 1834 von dem Engländer William George Horner (1768-1837) erfunden wurde. Das Zoetrop besteht aus einer dunklen, oben offenen drehbaren Trommel, an deren Rand sich in regelmäßigen Abständen enge Schlitze befinden. An der Innenwand der Trommel liegt ein Papierstreifen mit gezeichneten Bewegungsphasen. Die Trommel wird in Drehung versetzt und der Betrachter blickt durch die vorbeiziehenden Schlitze auf den Papierstreifen, die Figuren auf den Motivstreifen scheinen sich zu bewegen. Kanten gering berieben, ansonsten bemerkenswert wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        ROMANCES OF ALEXANDRE DUMAS, D'ARTAGNAN EDITION (Leather Bound) (Complete 50 Volume Set)

      Little, Brown and Comapny, Boston 1900 - ***The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by 30%. Sale; Rare D'Artagnan Limited Edition of only 26 copies. This is number "U" (21) . Complete 50 volume set. Full navy blue moroccan leather bound covers with 5 raised bands, gilt stamped decor on spines and boards and lovely gilt monogram (MLH) on front covers. Covers have heavy wear to spine caps and light wear to corners, otherwise in very good condition. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Front boards on 11 volumes are detached but still present. A few other weak hinges. Gilt top edges very good. Untrimmed fore and bottom edges. Beautiful 3/4" gilt dentelles. Ivory and blue marbled paste downs and end sheets. Frontispieces protected by tissue. Title pages printed in black and red. Pages untoned, clean and pristine. The books have never been cracked open. 5.5" x 8.25" x 1.25" each volume. ; Limited Edition of 26 Copies / This is No. 21 (U) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Der Flötist Ferdinand Joseph Lemberger. Ölgemälde, Kopie nach dem von Johann Kupetzky 1710 gemaltem Portrait.

      Leinwand auf Keilrahmen (ca. 71 x 55 cm). Gerahmt in breitem, schwarzen Rahmen (Rahmenaußenmaß ca. 91,5 x 76,5 cm).. . Qualitätvolle Kopie, gemalt ca. 1900. Kleine Beschädigungen am Rahmen unauffällig ausgebessert, Malschicht an wenigen Stellen leicht krakeliert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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      Undated.Undated pen and ink drawing on paper circa 1900, image size approximately: 145 x 105 mm, 5½ x 4 inches. It depicts a little girl standing on a sandy shore in a long checked dress with a frill at the hem, wearing a straw hat, looking down at a beautiful dressed doll obviously left behind by some little rich girl. The caption, not visible on the image, is "One day she found a great treasure". Farmiloe has signed the bottom right corner "Edith Farmiloe". A charming image but we have failed to discover whether or not it was done for a children's book. Fine condition, in a cream mount, ready for framing. Edith Farmiloe (active 1893 - 1908), well known for her sympathetic and humorous drawings of slum children and ragamuffins, illustrated several of her own books plus a few Dumpy books and one for E.V. Lucas. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        8 offprints by Jaques Loeb 1859-1924 Physiologist and biologist

      University of Chicago, 1900 and others. PAMPHLET. 8 scarce offprints by Jacques Loeb. Titles included: On Ion-Proteid Compounds and their Role in the Mechanics of Life Phenomena. I. The Poisonous Character of a Pure NaCl Solution (1900); On an Apparently New Form of Muscular Irritability (Contact Irritability?) Produced by Solutions of Salts (Preferably Sodium Salts) whose Anions are Liable to Form Insoluble Calcium Compounds (1901); 2. Further Experiments on Heterogeneous Hybridization in Echinoderms 3. Influence of Calcium and Barium on the Secretory Activity of the Kidney 4. Note on the Galvanotropic Reactions of the Meduse Polyorchis Penicillata A. Agassiz (1904); On Chemical Methods by which the Eggs of a Mollusc (Lottia Gigantea) can be Caused to Become Mature (1905); Uber die Ursachen der Giftigkeit einer reinen Chlornatriumlosung und ihrer Entgiftung durch K und Ca. (1906); Uber die Hemmung der zerstorenden Wirkung neutraler Salzlosungen auf das befruchtete Ei mittels Cyankalium (1910); Uber die Hemmung der Giftwirkung von Hydroxylionen auf das Seeigelei mittels Cyankalium (1910); Warum hemmt Natriumcyanid die Giftwirkung einer Chlornatriumlosung fur das Seeigelie? (1910) Mostly in Very Good condition. Ownership signature of: A. W. Greeley (worked with Loeb at Woods Hole) not to be confused with the Polar explorer. One inscribed "With the Author's Compliments" in pen on front cover. Some have numbers in orange pencil on cover. Some of the other authors associated with the above: Hardolph Wasteneys, John Bruce MacCallum, Frank W. Bancroft. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Harmadik Azsiai Utazasa (Third Journey to Asia -2 Volumes)

      Budapest, Victor Hornyánszky; Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann Bpest., and Leipzig. 1900;1901. 2 volumes in burgundy cloth with gilt titles to spines. Wraps bound in. Vol 1. in two parts, 364pp., [365]-634pp. With numerous in-text illustrations and plates. Vol. 2., 470pp, in-text illustrations and 28 plates, some of which are chromo-lithographs. Set in double columns, in Hungarian and in German. Wrappers a bit darkened with some pencil notes otherwise clean and very good. Most of the pages remain unopened, unread. All plates and tissue guards present. The last plate a bit wavy to small portion of upper right corner, damp soil, small part of margin attached to rear endpaper but very good otherwise. Burgundy cloth boards with a couple of light scuffs. A very nice and clean set overall. In two volumes. Free express shipping. . Hardcover. Very Good +. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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      ca 1900 - 4.5" x 7" x 1" wooden Miller Brothers advertising display box. The outside features a scene of school children in front of a school house burnt into the wood and is colored with red, green and black paints. The inside has the same great graphics which are in excellent condition. Original brass hinges and clasp. The box contains six compartments filled with pen nibs. Each nib is stamped. Nibs in compartment one are stamped 75/MILLER BRO'S/ANTICORROSIVE; nibs in compartment two are stamped 066/MILLER BROS/VERTICAL; nibs in compartment three are stamped 016/UNITED STATES/SCHOOL PEN; nibs in compartment four are stamped UNITED STATES/BEAD PEN/044; nibs in compartment five are stamped RAILROAD/767; and nibs in compartment six are stamped 04/MILLER BROS/ATTORNEY. Miller Bros. began their manufacture of steel pens in 1882. "The first makers of pens in this country were Harrison & Bradford, their factory being located in Mount Vernon, New York. The Miller Brothers Cutlery Company bought the mechanical equipment of their plant and engaged Mr. Bradford as superintendent of the new department. In the manufacture of these delicate articles, Miller Bros. was as successful as with their cutlery." Miller Bros. manufactured pocket cutlery, steel ink erasers and steel pens. A fine and unique item. Very unusual to find a Miller Brothers advertising box filled with the nibs.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        COLOUR. A Handbook of the Theory of Colour. With Ten Colour Plates and Seventy-Two [text] Illustrations

      London:: Scott, Greenwood,, 1900. First Edition. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback first edition First Printing in the original red cloth binding, gilt lettering cover, spine. Mild scattered foxing, mild sun spine. Complete with all ten chromolithographic plates with vibrant colors, as issued. 8vo. vi, [2], 159, 10 Color Plates, [2], 16 Ads pp. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Black and white photographs of Mozambique c. 1900.

      - The city of Beira was developed by the Portuguese Mozambique Company, which was founded in 1891 as a royal company in this Portuguese colony. In Beira the Company ran the post office & public administration, and founded a bank, but took advantage of local conscripted labor. Beira also played an important role as a key port and railroad terminus for the British land locked territories of Zambesia, Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The Beira Railway was formed in 1892; by 1890 Cecil Rhodes had already pushed into the region around Salisbury (Harare) and the settlers there were demanding dependable transport.These photographs date from the colonial period in which the Mozambique Company administered Beira. Photographs taken by C. E. Hogg. Thirteen b&w photographs, 4 3/4 x 3 3/4" with titles handwritten on the verso. The titles are as follows: 'Beira' (a view of the city taken from the Indian Ocean); 'a street in the native village', 'men gathering coconuts', 'mother and child', 'Mozambique natives, the elder age 12 + 2 years married, the younger a rescued slave child'; 'a rescued slave girl'; 'Mozambique' (no further title; photo is of sailboats pulled up on a beach); 'Mozambique' (no title; photo is city harbor, taken from the water looking toward the city); 'hotel proprietor, Beira'; 'Gardens, Mozambique'; 'Mozambique boys'; 'Market, Mozambique'; and 'Mozambique hospital'. A few marks at the corners of some photographs, where they were removed from an album; one photo with a diagonal tear ('Gardens'), o/w quite bright.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Child's Garden of Verses

      New York: R H Russell (1900). Pictorial paper over boards, edges and joints rubbed, boards evenly darkened, internally clean and bright, binding tight. A beautiful edition of Stevenson's classic, finely printed on thick glossy paper including fabulous line art, monochromatic and color artwork. Mars and Squire met at the Cincinnati Art Academy in Ohio and would remain partners in work and life, moving from Ohio to NYC to France and Provincetown MA and eventually back to France where they both died in the mid-1950s. While living in France they became friends with Gertrude Stein and were part of her salon. Mars and Squire also developed the printing technique commonly referred to as the Provincetown Print (see entry in GLBTQ dot com).. First Edition. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Ethel Mars & Maud Hunt Squire. Square Folio.

      [Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA]
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        Large panorama of Funchal / Grande panorama do Funchal

      [Funchal ca 1900], n.p., n.d. - Large panoramic gelatine silver print photograph in two sections, joined at the middle, approx. 8" x 36" overall (20 x 92 cm), rolled and contained in the publisher's metal mailing tube with a printed paper label; photograph is fine, label on tube a bit rubbed with some mild rust spots, but still largely legible. Funchal is the largest city, chief seaport, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's autonomous region of Maderia. The city has been the capital of Madeira for more than five centuries. The view encompasses virtually the entire city, with the harbor, the old citidel and fortifications in evidence.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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      Dourdan 1900 - Dourdan: Émile Thézard (circa 1900). Folio, tan printed paper-covered boards; recent cloth spine; original cloth ties; plates (some with light edge wear) loose in portfolio as issued. Charming Art Nouveau designs for shop façades, signs and interiors, published under the direction of Henry Guédy, architect and editor of the design periodical "La Décoration Artistique" and other works on architectural ornament. With 24 pastel color lithographs of bakeries, patisseries, restaurants, wine-bars, florists, hairdressers, bookstores, café-concerts, casinos and so on. Five heliotype plates of ten actual Parisian shops by the Art Nouveau architects Lavirotte, Boursier, Hébrard, Le Mault and Hermant. Size: Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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      1900 - ALBUM PHOTOS 1900 ART NOUVEAU PEINT A LA MAIN FORMAT IN-FOLIO. 1 album in-folio (33,5 x 21,5 cm). Reliure cuir décoré, doré, ciselé, peint à la main sur le premier plat. Fermoir en laiton. 68 emplacements de formats divers 8,5 x 5 cm - 13,5 x 9,5 cm - 17,5 x 8,5 cm. 12 feuillets cartonnés épais avec encadrements décorés, gardes et doublures de l'album en papier peint décoré de végétaux. Tranches dorées. Décor sur le premier plat : Grande peinture 28,5 x 16,5 cm "jeune femme de profil à la longue chevelure rousse, à la coiffe blanche retombante et portant un rameau d'olivier". Peinture non signée mais dans le goût des meilleurs peintres de la période Art nouveau tels Eugène Grasset, George Auriol ou Alphonse Mucha. Le reste de l'album est entièrement recouvert d'un décor végétal (tulipes) dorées et ciselées, bordées de traits noirs à l'encre. Décor entièrement réalisé à la main (unique). EXCEPTIONNEL EXEMPLE DE DÉCORATION ART NOUVEAU ASSIGNÉE A UN ALBUM PHOTO DE L'EPOQUE 1900. Très bon état. Quelques petits manques de peinture (notamment dans la coiffe). Aucun repeint, aucune restauration d'aucune sorte. Superbe état de conservation. Vendu vide, sans photos. PIÈCE UNIQUE DIGNE D'UN MUSÉE CONSACRÉ A L'ART NOUVEAU. Renseignements complémentaires sur simple demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Dourdan, 1900. Dourdan: Émile Thézard (circa 1900). Folio, tan printed paper-covered boards; recent cloth spine; original cloth ties; plates (some with light edge wear) loose in portfolio as issued. Charming Art Nouveau designs for shop façades, signs and interiors, published under the direction of Henry Guédy, architect and editor of the design periodical "La Décoration Artistique" and other works on architectural ornament. With 24 pastel color lithographs of bakeries, patisseries, restaurants, wine-bars, florists, hairdressers, bookstores, café-concerts, casinos and so on. Five heliotype plates of ten actual Parisian shops by the Art Nouveau architects Lavirotte, Boursier, Hébrard, Le Mault and Hermant.. Board Portfolio.. Near Fine.. Folio.

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        Impressionistische Landschaftsstudie. Öl auf Malkarton mit Leinenbezug.

      . Um 1900? 18,2 : 24,8 cm. Unten rechts mit Pinsel in Rot signiert. - Gerahmt.. Zum Künstler vergleiche ausführlich im Künstler-Lexikon der Schweiz, XX. Jahrhundert, Bd. II, S. 567-68. - Frühe abstrahierte Landschaftsstudie des Künstlers. - Beigabe: W.L.Lehmann. Oelgemälde - Pastelle - Wandbilder. Vierzehn farbige, zehn Doppelton- und elf schwarze Tafeln. Einführung von Ernst Kreidolf. Erlenbach, Rotapfel o.J. 27,2 : 35,5 cm. Orig.-HLeinen-Mappe.

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        Trade Catalogue] Patons & Baldwins Ltd. Turkey Rug Wool Carpets

      Patons & Baldwins., Alloa and Halifax - A vast array of carpet designs, from the abstract or geometric to the figurative rendering of flowers and animals. N.d., circa 1900 to 1930. Oblong, 24 by 32 cm. Contains about 200 sheets, each with a large color rendering of a carpet pattern in addition to a color key and a description of the particular carpet including technical points regarding the carpet. Small sheets relating to variants of particular designs are also inserted in front of many of these larger leaves. Light wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of Chloe

      Archibald Constable and Company Ltd, Westminster 1900 - Contemporary fine binding of green goatskin, both covers tooled in gilt with innovative leafy scrolls, dots and a small flower and copious cross-hatching. T.E.G. A fine copy of an attractive unsigned contemporary binding.

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        ARBORETUM AMAZONICUM: Iconographia dos mais importantes vegetaies espontaneous e cultivados da regi?o Amazonica.

      Museo Paraense [Museo Goeldi], 1900-1906., Par? [Bel?m[: - [40] pp. First edition; stiff, manila, pictorial wrappers, printed black and white; spine unprinted; unbound sheets with text and 40 gravure black and white photographic plates with captions. Four 'decadas' complete; each with ten number plates, each plate with a single page of text in Portuguese, French, and German. Published by the Museu Paraense de Historia Natural e Ethnographia. The photographic plates are each numbered and printed on heavy card stock. They depict common varieties of trees, water plants, and low shrubs that are common to the region around what is today Bel?m and the island of Maraj? Some plates are sepia-tone, others various tones of black and white common to the period. The third and fourth decadas were published in 1906 and have "Museo Goeldi" on the head line. Huber was the director of the museum's botanical department. The work was printed in Zurich, Switzerland. There is no introduction present. Decada I and Decada II: the plates have no photographic credit (assumed to be by Huber); the text is in Portuguese and French by Huber. Decada III: has a selection of excerpts from botanical journals in French, German, and English. One in English from the Botanical Gazette, Jan. 1902 is the shortest (a paragraph) and states: ". . . each species is represented by at least a page of text. . . in parallel columns, and a plate. The plates are exceptionally fine, being heliotypes from remarkably good photographs. Many of the plants are represented in their natural setting, and the views of tropical plant formations are some of the finest seen. This series of illustrations is highly prized for its artistic and scientific excellence. In addition to illustrations of prominent genera, several plates represent characteristic plant societies, as a savanna and two illustrations of river borne vegetation. The composition of the plates range from OK to excellent?most are quite good. I.e., the photographer was able to give the reader an excellent idea of the overall shape, leaf design, bole, and character of the trees pictured. The two plates of victoria regia are only adequate whereas the hevea, palms, and castanha are excellent. It is interesting that the trees, all normally nearly impossible to differentiate when they are found in the rain forest, are photographed in isolation?as if they were somehow found without adjacent or contiguous growth?or the nearby trees had been cut down to isolate each of those photographed. Decada I wraps faded, spine chipped, corners chipped; Decada II wraps lightly soiled, spine, edges chipped; Decada III nearly fine; Decada IV wraps closed tears, surface loss; all excellent internally; see additional images provided. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GABO'S BIB / BRAZIL BOOKS]
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        Written with ink on 30 oblong palm leaf sheets. 6,5x39 cm. India (?) ca. 1900. Bound between 2 carved hardwood boards.

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        ALS By Admiral Markham, naval officer and pioneering arctic explorer, addressed to S. C. J. Freeman-Mathews in Cape Town, South Africa.

      London 1900 - London, 26 February 1900. Signed Manuscript Letter by Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham, naval officer and pioneering arctic explorer, addressed to S. C. J. Freeman-Mathews in Cape Town, South Africa. Small 8vo. Double-leaf measuring approximately 15 x 15cm. Together with original cover, opened on three sides, bearing three postal marks and one stamp, and measuring 11 x 8 cm. Both in very good condition, from the autograph collection of Seymour C.J. Freeman-Matthews. The addressee, Seymour C.J. Freeman-Matthews was a collector of autographs and amassed a sizeable treasure of signatures with solicitations such as which led to this letter and autograph being penned by a great Arctic navigator. The letter reads as follows: "Dear Sir, I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 5th inst. and, in reply, have much pleasure in complying with your request, Believe me. Yrs. faithfully, A. Markham [signature] Vice Admiral."

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        The Novels and Other Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi (22 Volume Set)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Purplish blue cloth with ornate gilt designs. Tissue-guarded frontispiece in each volume. Complete in 22 volumes. (Later editions had 24 or more volumes.) Very Good condition overall. Pages are bright and generally clean-- a bit of pencil underlining was erased on just one page, there may be a bit more hidden somewhere. Spines uniformly sunned. A few volumes have snags and tears at the head or rubbing to back cloth, occasional bumping to corners and reading wear. An attractive set.An early set of Tolstoy in English translation, including War and Peace, Anna Karenina, Ivan Illyitch, Kingdom of God etc.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Complete Works of Charles Reade

      London: The Grolier Society, n.d. (c.1900). AUTOGRAPH EDITION. 25 volumes, 9" x 6-1/8", limited to 150 numbered copies of which this is #3, illustrated, frontis plate in 2 states one hand colored. Bound in 3/4 turquoise morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, 4 spine panels with gilt decorated red morocco floral onlays, top edges gilt, others uncut. A BEAUTIFUL SET.

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        The Works of Charles Reade: Edition De Luxe [25 Volumes]

      The Grolier Society. Hardcover. Paris and Boston, n.d., circa 1900. 25 Volumes, complete. Finely bound by Brentano's in half tan crushed morocco over brown cloth. A beautifully bound complete set in about fine condition with two very small chips to tops of spines. Number 492 of an edition of 1,000. . Fine. 1900. First Edition.

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        SPEECHES 5 VOLUMS 1. EDITION 1816 LEATHER. Edited by a Constitutional Friend. 5 Vol. London, Martin. 8°. Portr. XI, 398; VII, 407; VII, 420; VII, 480; V, 376, LXIII Pages. 4 Bll.

      . . Weinrot gegl. Kabsleder um 1900 mit 2 Rsch., reicher Rücken- u. Stehkantenverg., Deckelfil. u. blindgepr. Innenkanten. Auf den Vorderdeckel gekrönte Supralibros mit der Devise des Hosenbandordens (Honi soit qui mal y pense). BMGC XXIII, 413, 381; Lownder 2380. Erste Ausgabe. Bde. 1, 3 u. 4. am Anfang stärker fleckig. Die schönen Eingde. an den Ecken, Kanten u. Gelenken berieben u. beschabt.

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        Kühe im seichten Flussufer mit Magd - Öl auf Leinwand

      . (um 1900). Maße: ca. 45,5 cm x 33 cm, im goldfarbenden Stuckrahmen, (Rahmen teils mit reparierten Fehlstellen/etwas fleckig, vereinzelt beschabt/etwas Farbverlust). - Etikett auf der Rückseite: Am 4.11.2007 Begutachtet durch Experten von N3 "Lieb und teuer" im Römer Museum -

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat, Einzelunterne]
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        Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse Vols I-IV

      London and New York: FREDERICK WARNE & CO. LTD. Fair 4 volume set in plain cloth bindings, undated but probably early 1900's, with 316 high quality colour printed plates. Classed as 'fair' because of the binding but contents are very clean and in very good condition. Each volume with frontispiece and 78 colour plates; Vol IV with index, 691pp in all (consecutive numbering). The cloth bindings have fading to spines and boards. They are quite tight but a section in Vol IV is loosening at the bottom gather and the tightness is probably more due to lack of use than quality of binding. There is some reinforcement to the gutter of a couple of pages in Vol I; sellotape ends on the fep and a pencil signature to the reverse of the final page. Vol II has some repair to the half title page. Vol IV has a plate bound out of order but all are present. A nice clean set of an authoritative work.

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        A Standard Dictionary of the English Language upon original plans designed to give, in complete and accurate statement, in the light of the most recent advances in knowledge, and in the readiest form for popular use, the orthography, pronunciation, meaning, and etymology of all the words and the idiomatic phrases in the speech and literature of the English speaking peoples. Prepared by more than 200 specialists and other scholars. With A Standard Colour Atlas of the World. Volume I - A To L; Volume II - M To Z. Subscription Edition [2 Volumes Complete]

      Published by Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York, 1900. Two Volumes. New York 1900. Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original deep chestnut brown leather with gilt border and letters of the alphabet, embossed decoration, and gilt lettering on spine with slightly rolled bands, black and gilt thumb letter dividers to the fore edge, rich marble card end papers. Folio 12½'' x 9½''. Contains [xx] 1060 [cxxxvi]; 1061-2318 printed pages of text in triple columns with beautiful full-page tissue-guarded colour plates, monochrome text illustrations and photographs throughout. 4 double pages of monochrome photographs showing the main editorial staff. General light rubbing to the covers, hinges true and sound, spines slightly sun faded. This Subscription edition is extremely scarce and at the time represented Funk and Wagnalls massive commitment to producing the world's best Dictionary. Laid inside each volume is an illustrated advertisement flyer from Funk & Wagnalls advertising a purpose built Dictionary Stand. Also tipped-in to the second front free end paper of volume I is the original perforated Subscription ticket describing to who it should be delivered to, the name on the ticket is Charles W. Evans, his personal colour book is pasted to the inside of volume I. Unique pair. These two volumes weigh 10 kg. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        London to Ladysmith

      Toronto: The Copp, Clark Company, Ltd., 1900. First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Very good. This book is from the personal collection of Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I. Cohen. This is not only a very good copy of the Canadian first edition, but also of minor bibliographic note. 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 rendered 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". Both U.S. and Canadian editions were published in June 1900. The Canadian is easily the scarcest of the three. This Canadian edition was bound in tan cloth with an illustrated front cover like its British counterpart, and is easily distinguishable by a red fleur-de-lis on the spine, thinner binding, and black title and author print. The attractive binding seems prone to both hinge breaks and severe spine toning. Here is a very good copy, better than most we see. The binding remains firm and tight. Moreover, the spine is only modestly toned compared to most copies we see, with the fleur-de-lis still bright and spine lettering quite clear. The binding has a forward lean and shows mild wear to the corners and spine ends, two small moisture stains on the lower front cover, and modest soiling to the rear cover. The contents show no spotting. Maps and plans are intact. The sole previous ownership mark is a beautifully inked previous owner name on the first free endpaper, faded with age and dated "27th June/1900". This is the earliest date known in a Canadian first edition and thus of bibliographic significance. When Ron published his excellent Bibliography in 2006, the earliest known inscription in a Canadian first edition was 28 June 1900. (See Cohen, Vol. I, A4.3.a, p.97) Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.3.a, Woods/ICS A4(bb), Langworth p.56.

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        Herzl has forwarded the manuscript of a woman?s novel to Dr. Eduard Bacher, publisher of the influential Vienna newspaper, ?Neue Freie Presse.?

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Herzl? in German, 1p, 5.75? x 8.75?. Vienna, c. December 1900. On imprinted ?Neue Freie Presse? letterhead. Laid paper. On verso of integral leaf is penned in unknown hand, perhaps by the recipient, two illegible words in German and ?Herzl 2.12.00,? probably indicating December 2, 1900, as the date Herzl?s letter was received. Extra fine condition.In full, ?Revered friend, the manuscript of your novel is now at Dr Bacher, who has promised me to read it soon. With sincere greetings. Your devoted Herzl. Remind Dr. B directly in about eight days.?In 1891, Herzl had become the Paris correspondent for the influential liberal Vienna newspaper, ?Neue Freie Presse.? Dr. Eduard Bacher (1946-1908) was editor and co-publisher of the ?Neue Freie Presse.?

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        Vortrag vor der Gesellschaft der Böcke gehalten im großen Bote derselben 1877, 1881, 1887, 1890, 1894, 1898, 1900. UND: Geschichte der fünfundsechzig Schilde der Schildnerschaft zum Schneggen seit 1559: 1900 (Mit Angaben zu den versch. Schildträgern).

      Schultheß Zürich. Halbleder 29, 20, 21, 21, 18, 20, 21/ 289 S. Sehr guter Zustand, Die verschidenen Jahres-Vortäge der Gesellschaft der Böcke mit zwei handschriftlichen Briefen von G. Meyer von Knonau + Die Geschichte der fünfundsechzig Schilde Letztere erschien 1900 und ist mit handschriftlichem Vermerk von Wilhelm Tobler-Meyer versehen. Alles zusammen privat in marmorierten Halbledereinband mit fünf Bünden und Rückenvergoldung gebunden. Rückenfalz am oberen Rand etwas eingerissen.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Thomas Ha]
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