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      University Society - Complete 32-volume set. Edition Royale No. 288 of 1,000. Published around 1900. Each volume with a frontis and several other photogravures. Half leather with marbled boards. Gilt decorations and titles. Leather gone from 2 of the volumes, half gone from 2 others, lesser loss on 4 others. Interiors are tight, clean. TEG. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: GH Mott, Bookseller]
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        The Novels of Balzac: Edition Definitive Limited (34 Volumes Total)

      The Gebbie Publishing Co, Philadelphia, 1900. Hardcover. Good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 31 clothbound volumes numbered 480 of 1250 in the Edition Definitive Limited. Missing one volume: The Wild Ass' Skin. PLUS unnumbered Compendium with Notes and two unnumbered volumes of the Droll Stories. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down endpaper of books. Some volumes have notations on the front endpapers or cracked hinges. Cloth is grey, and the spines have leather labels. Top edge of the text-block is gilt. Boards are in generally in very good condition, with bumping to corners and spine ends, and with some possible light marks. Some of the spine labels are worn or have surface tears, but they are mostly bright and clear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: . Inventory No: 020768..

      [Bookseller: The Dusty Bookshelf]
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        The Works

      London: Chapman & Hall, , [c.1900]. 30 volumes, octavo (222 x 150mm). Bound in contemporary brown half calf for Hatchards of London, brown cloth sides, raised bands, gilt to compartments, red and green morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. black and white engravings throughout. Bookplate to front pastedowns, Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few volumes with spine edges stressed, even toning to spines, a very good set. A handsomely bound library set of Dickens.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Action Du Champ Magnetique Sur Les Rayons De Becquerel. RAYONS DEVIES ET RAYONS NON DEVIES

      Paris, 1900 pages 73-76, presentee par M. H. Becquerel. [together with:] Sur la penetration des rayons de Becquerel non deviables par le champ magnetique. Paris, 1900; FIRST EDITION, pages 76 thru 79, quarto; presentee par M. H. Becquerel. Published in: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadiares des Seances de l’Academie des Sciences. Paris, 1900, volume130 (No. 2. 8 Janvier 1900) Quarto, original printed wraps, unopened, Japan paper repair to wrapper spine and fore-edge of rear wrap. Neatly housed in a custom half-leather clamshell slipcase.The above works are a follow-up to Madame Curie’s important discovery, in 1898, of radium and polonium. The Becquerel rays (above, called rayons de Becquerel) were later called radioactivity. In 1903, the Curies and Becquerel were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, based partly on the present works. Marie (Maria Sklodowska) Curie (1867-1934). Chemist, physicist, Professor at the Sorbonne, discoverer of the elements radium and polonium. Madame Curie succeeded her husband, Pierre Curie, as professor of physics at the Sorbonne in Paris in 1906, thus becoming the first woman titular professor at Sorbonne. She founded the Radium Institute in Warsaw, in 1913; she visited the United States in 1921 and was presented with a gram of radium-salt by President Warren G. Harding. Madame Curie was the only person to receive the Nobel Prize twice - once in physics, in 1903,and again in chemistry, in 1911. She was nominated for membership in the French Academy of Science in 1911, but was rejected by one vote, because she was a woman. The Curie (unit quantity of radon in radio-active equilibrium with 1 gram of radium) was named in honor of Marie and Pierre Curie. Madame Curie was a pioneer in the use of radio-activity in medicine, i.e., in treating cancer. This brave, brilliant and diligent lady research scientist ultimately gave her life for her work; she died of leukemia, caused by over-exposure to radio-active substances, at Haute Savoie, France, on July 4, 1934.. First Edition. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Ravenala Madagascariensis (Traveller's Palm).

      Colombo, ca. 1900, albumen print on mount, 28 x 21,8 cm, photograph no 1107. KEYWORDS:ceylon / india

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Kandyan girl lying on carpet.

      ca. 1900, albumen print on mount, 27,2 x 21 cm. KEYWORDS:ceylon / india / colombo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Arabian Nights' Entertainments

      London and Felling-on-Tyne - The Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA handsomely-bound collection of the stories from the Arabian Nights. %0D%0AWith a frontispiece. %0D%0AIncluding marbling to the textblock edge. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a red calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, smart, with just some sunning and front joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Pages are bright, with just some scattered instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      London: Macmillan, 1900. From the "Golden Treasury Series. Spine evenly faded to mellow brown, all else fine - the usual Ramage beauty. From the "Golden Treasury Series" Small 8vo. lxvi, 340. Engraved vignette on the title page. Edited by Stopford A. Brooke. Bound by Ramage in full sage crushed morocco with white watered silk endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and gilt floral panel ornaments with two colors of onlays on the flower petals, the covers with overall designs of tall flowers with three colors of onlaid flower petals and a series of hearts at the bottom and with similar treatment on the dentelles.

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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        A Practical Manual of House-Painting Graining, Marbling and Sign-Writing

      London - Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AAuseful reference book on House-Painting Graining, Marbling and Sign-Writing by Ellis A. Davidson. %0D%0AWith Nine Coloured Illustrations of Woods andMarbles, and Numerous Wood Engravings. %0D%0AEighth Edition. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a green cloth binding with lettering to the spine and front board. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. There is some bumping to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, binding is loosening in places. Front end paper is detached but present. Pages are generally bright and clean. There are some ink sketches to the reverse of the title-page. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      The University Press, Cambridge 1900 - oblong 4to. cloth, title and logo gilt-stamped on front board, title gilt-stamped on spine. xii, 228, (2) pages. Type specimens offered by the press. Frontispiece, photograph of the press's plant. Includes a historical sketch, dating its beginnings to 1639, when Joseph Glover of London engaged the services of printer Stephen Day. Although Glover died enroute to Massachusetts, Rev. Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard, provided oversight of the press's operations. In 1879, John Wilson and Charles Wentworth became proprietors, adding to it the firm John Wilson & Son. Facsimile title page of a 1640 Psalm book included, along with black and white illustrations of a 1661 New Testament and the first press in America included. Index. Some examples of the work of Will Bradley. Boards soiled and scuffed at edges. Recased with original spine laid down on newer cloth. New endpapers. Old library stamp in corner of a few pages. Very scarce book. cloth, title and logo gilt-stamped on front board, title gilt-stamped on spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: George Routldge & Sons, 1900. Later Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Gilbert James. Undated ca. 1900 with attractive photogravures after works by Gilbert James. Finely bound by Bayntun in full crimson morocco with elaborate gilt border of grapes and grape leaves and a lovely inlaid morocco depiction of a standing figure. A very finely executed binding. Chipping to leather at the spine ends, slight darkening to spine, otherwise a fine copy. Added moire endpapers and a red silk moire slipcase. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Illustrator: Gilbert James. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 045158.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne & A Garden Kalendar

      London: by S. T. Freemantle, 1900. LARGE PAPER EDITION. 2 vols., 10" x 7-1/2", one of 160 copies, signed by the editor and three artists, frontis portrait in each volume, two folding facsimiles, numerous plates and illustrations, many mounted on India Paper, with descriptive tissue guards, some browned. Bound in full green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers double ruled in gilt, front covers stamped in a gilt art Nouveau design, spine panels tooled in a similar design, gilt Art Nouveau style dentelles, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, by Bickers and Sons, hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, other than the spines beings sunned a FINE SET.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne & A Garden Kalendar. Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe with an introduction to the Garden Kalendar by Very Reverend Dean Hole.

      Pub. S.T. Freemantle. 1900 - Two volumes with numerous illus. by Keulemans, Railton & Sullivan. Both volumes with armorial bookplate of Robert Clayton Swan. Bound in vellum with the spine of vol.1 rebacked preserving most of the original spine. A little foxing to one or two plates o/w. bright and clean. This large paper edition Ltd. to 160 copies of which this is No.67 and signed by Editor and Artists. A vg. set. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: C. Arden Bookseller]
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        The Sonnets

      [London? c.1900] - Title within decorated border, and decorated initials. Small 4to. [215 x 175 x 15 mm]. [2]ff, 54, [2] pp. Contemporary binding by Bagguley of Newcastle-Under-Lyme (signed in gilt on the front turn-in and with their ink "Sutherland Patent" stamp on the verso of the front free endleaf) of blue goatskin, the covers with a gilt single fillet border, smooth spine lettered in gilt with a single fillet at the head and foot. Vellum doublures elaborately tooled by the "Sutherland" process in blue, purple and gilt to a strapwork design with an arabesque centre, blue watered-silk endleaves, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. (Tips of the corners worn). A fine example of a "Sutherland Binding", using the process patented by George Bagguley in 1895 (Patent Office Specification no.18737). Named after the Duchess of Sutherland, the process involved the application of colour tooling, combined with conventional gilt tooling, on vellum doublures. The best of the designs were by Leon V. Solon, the son of a ceramic artist. Other examples were designed by Dorothy Talbot and Charles Connor. As usual, the exterior has been left plain. George Thomas Bagguley (b.1860) established himself as a bookseller in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire in 1890. Though the firm appears in the Directories from 1892 until 1940 as booksellers and not bookbinders, binding was carried out on the premises. The work was often of the highest quality, as Bagguley employed a number of the best finishers, including Louis Genth and Thomas E. Caley. Bookplates of Albert Henry Wiggin and "Selden".

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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      Corriere della Sera,, Milano 1900 - (Codice CW3522) Folio (38x29 cm) 832 pp. complessive. Seconda annata completa in 52 numeri rilegati in un volume, molto rara. Preziosa raccolta, migliaia di illustrazioni nel testo, conserva tutte le 104 belle copertine a colori di Beltrame. Qualche ingiallitura e usura ai margini, piccola mancanza al margine bianco di una pagina di pubblicità. Volume di grandi dimensioni, legatura dell'epoca in mezza tela, titolo oro, con lievi segni d'uso. Nell'insieme ottima conservazione. Euro 700 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

      London: Freemantle & Co. / Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. 1900 - First American edition, n. d. [1900]; 6" x 8"; pp. [4], v-xvii, [1], 1-464; original pictorial boards; deckled fore-edge; gilt top edge; minor fading to boards; some rubbing to tips of spine (small closed cut to bottom edge); slight vertical line through front cover; pages mostly very clean with a few faint spots of foxing limited to first and last several pages; illustrated with color fronts and 100 b & w full-page illustrations; very good or better. "A New Translation by Mrs. Edgar Lucas." The original Rackham-illustrated "Grimm's Fairy Tales," which brought Arthur Rackham his enormous fame and prompted the publishing of the 1909 deluxe signed edition. The great illustrator himself pointed out in the 1909 edition's prefatory note: "Some years ago a selection of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" with one hundred illustrations of mine in black and white was published - in 1900, by Messrs. Freemantle and Co., and afterwards by Messrs. Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd. At intervals since then I have been at work on the original drawings, partially or entirely re-drawing some of them in colour, adding new ones in colour and in black and white, and generally overhauling them as a set, supplementing and omitting, with a view to the present edition. Of the forty coloured illustrations, many are elaborations of the earlier black and white drawings or are founded on them. The frontispiece, and those facing pp. 34, 70, 94, 104, 116, 118, and 190 are entirely new, and several of the text illustrations also have not been published before. The remaining illustrations in the text have been reconsidered and worked on again to a greater or lesser degree." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ZH BOOKS, IOBA]
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        DAYS IN CATLAND with Louis Wain (Father Tuck's Panorama)

      London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very Good/No dust Jacket. 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to Landscape (approx. 30 x 27cm) No date, C.1900-1910, first edition (and presumably only edition), 4 chromolithographed plates in concertina form that fold out to create a large panorama with 14 numbered card figures of cats, and corresponding numbered slits in the panorama to insert the cat figures. On the reverse of the panorama is a b/w story rhyme with b/w illustrations also by Loius Wain. Publisher's chromolithographed covers, with pocket in the rear panel to house the cat figures. A very good bright copy. Covers slightly worn around edges, folding joints expertly and inconspicuously reinforced with conservator's linen. Full complement of 14 figures all complete and bright wih minimal wear, the odd one with minimal repair to the reverse. Small part of rear pocket flap replaced. A very good to fine copy of this rare Louis Wain "toy book". .

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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      Rapheal Tuck & Sons, Ltd: London, 1900. Very Good binding. A remarkable production with 36 chromolithographed figures, numbered 1-19 and 1a - 17a. The 8 chromolithographed pages fold accordion style, and the figures, generally housed in the pocket at the rear fit into correspondingly numbered spaces. "A variety of scenes, however, can be formed, and unending pleasure provided, by placing the figures in innumerable positions".The text of the stories is printed on the verso of the panoramas. Two of the pieces have been mended -- the rabbit (#4) and the woman with spoon (#6a). Two have been mended with parts replaced in facsimile -- the man with ax (#18) and the duck (#19). The flap to the rear pocket has been mended as well. With 36 cut-out figure, instead of the more usual 16, this is one of the more elaborate of the Father Tuck's Panorama series. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. ]
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        DAYS IN CATLAND with Louis Wain (Father Tuck's Panorama)

      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London 1900 - No date, C.1900-1910, first edition (and presumably only edition), 4 chromolithographed plates in concertina form that fold out to create a large panorama with 14 numbered card figures of cats, and corresponding numbered slits in the panorama to insert the cat figures. On the reverse of the panorama is a b/w story rhyme with b/w illustrations also by Loius Wain. Publisher's chromolithographed covers, with pocket in the rear panel to house the cat figures. A very good bright copy. Covers slightly worn around edges, folding joints expertly and inconspicuously reinforced with conservator's linen. Full complement of 14 figures all complete and bright wih minimal wear, the odd one with minimal repair to the reverse. Small part of rear pocket flap replaced. A very good to fine copy of this rare Louis Wain "toy book". Size: 4to Landscape (approx. 30 x 27cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LOE BOOKS]
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        The Holy Bible. Containing the Old and New Testaments

      Edinburgh: Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell [1900]. . Miniature book, covers measuring 48 x 33 mm, (vi), 876 pp. Complete with the magnifying glass in a pocket at the front, top corners of early leaves bumped. Original blind stamped calf with some rubbing, an old glued repair reattaching the chain to the foot of the lower cover, with the original wooden lectern standing 5½ inches high and in excellent condition. Welsh 565.&

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, June 1900, Vol. LX, No. 2 - Includes "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy - With Special Reference to the Harnessing of the Sun's Energy", by Nikola Tesla

      The Century Co., New York 1900 - Pages 158-320 + 88 pages of advertisements. Pages 175 through 211 present Tesla's famous article "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" which includes ten excellent black and white photos documenting just some of his incredible experiments and demonstrations. According to the table of contents these photos are published here for the first time. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Short openings and small chips to periphery. Binding intact. A sound copy of this superb Tesla collectible. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA]
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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (13 Volumes)

      Smith, Elder & Co, London 1900 - A finely bound brown leather, 13 volume set of Thackeray; published between 1900 and 1914. Approximately, 8000 pages with illustrations by Thackeray, Richard Doyle, George Cruickshank, John Leech etc. Frontis with tissue guards in each volume. Top each edge gilt, raised bands to spine. Gilt decoration, red and black title labels to spine, red and yellow headbands. Really splendid, original condition. Very heavy set, please request postal quote [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Camilla's Bookshop]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

      - - 'A New Edition to Which is Added a Complete Index of the Whole Work'- United States Book Company, New York- No Date (Circa 1900)- SIX VOLUMES- Maroon cloth HARDCOVER with titles and decoration in gold on spines (all GOLD present and with luster), GOOD+. Light wear. GOLD GILT top edge. This is an ORIGINAL, VINTAGE HARDCOVER SET of the CLASSIC POLITICAL REFERENCE 'THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE,' by Edward Gibbon. This is NOT a new print-on-demand; it is NOT a pdf; it is the BEAUTIFULLY BOUND ANTIQUE BOOK set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Maine Bookhouse]
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        Works of William Harrison Ainsworth Edition de Luxe

      London - G. J. Howell and Company 1900 - A handsome uniformly bound 'Edition de Luxe' collection of novels by William Harrison Ainsworth illustrated by George Cruikshank, Phiz, John Gilbert, Tony Johannot, Hablot K. Browne andJohn Franklin. In fifteen volumes. Titles are as follows: Windsor Castle, An Historical Romance; Crichton; Auriol or, The Elixir of Life; The Spendthift,A Tale; The Miser's Daughter; The Lancashire Witches, A Romance of Pendle Forest; The Star-Chamber, An Historical Romance; Jack Sheppard,ARomance; Boscobel or, The Royal Oak, A Tale of theYear 1651; Mervyn Clitheroe; The Tower of London, An Historical Romance; Old Saint Paul's,ATale ofthe Plague and theFire; Ovingdean Grange, A Tale of the South Downs; TheFlitch of Bacon or, TheCustom of Dunmow, A Tale of theEnglish Home;and Guy Fawkes or, The Gunpowder Treason, An Historical Romance. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) was an English historical novelist . He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. While completing his legal studies in London he met the publisher John Ebers, at that time manager of the King's Theatre, Haymarket. Ebers introduced Ainsworth to literary and dramatic circles. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of thirty-nine novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881. Condition: Handsomely bound in cloth with decorative gilt to spines. Externally, in excellent condition with only very slight fading to some spines and the odd very slight mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with odd spotting and handling marksto some volumes and slight foxing to some endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        LONDON TO LADYSMITH. Via Pretoria

      Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1900. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated with four maps, three of them fold out, & four plans in the text. A very good bright and clean copy, finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of London, in half red morocco. Spines with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Red cloth on boards. Pink endpapers. Top edge gilt. Cloth to the boards is a little mottled but this is a lovely copy of this early work by Churchill.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Indians of To-Day

      HERBERT S STONE & CO, CHICAGO & NY 1900 - illustrated with full-page portraits of living indians, covers rubbed & spotted and corners slightly bent, ex-library, usual markings, bookplate to inside front cover, pages browned and some stains, title page has a piece of tape at bottom of page Additional Postage Required DATE PUBLISHED: 1900 EDITION: 185 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The Indians of To-Day

      Herbert S. Stone and Company 1900 - Herbert S. Stone Company, 1900. Couverture rigide. État : Très bon. Etat de la jaquette : Très bon. Edition originale. In English - Cloth on Board. Condition : Near Fine. Binding in good condition. Cover marked with minor rub in the corners. Over 9" - 12.1/2" tall. 195 pages - index. N° de réf. du libraire 112012-1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Galerie Flak]
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        The Indians of To-Day First Edition

      Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company. Very Good. 1900. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First Printing. 1900. Herbert S. Stone and Company publisher. "Illustrated with full page portraits of living indians". 185 pages. Some light wear and soiling to cover. Front hinge has previous glue repair. Previous owners written small and neatly on front endpaper. Owners stamp on title page. Very Good condition. 1900 copyright. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 185 pages .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Les Miserables in English

      A.L. BURT COMPANY 1900 CIRCA, NEW YORK - Les Miserables A novel by Hugo, Victor.Translated from the original french by charles e. wilbour. revised and edited by frederick mynon cooper. complete in two volumes. A.L. Burt Co. New York. 1862 APPEARS ON COPYRIGHT PAGE HOWEVER BURT WAS INCORPORATED 1898. Edgewear 3 narrow chips and rubbing on spine, spine crack, FAIR3/4 leather, marbled boards and ep complete in 2 volumes. Boards and contents fair. No bookplate, written in English DATE PUBLISHED: 1900 CIRCA EDITION: 749 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      George Routldge & Sons, London 1900 - Undated ca. 1900 with attractive photogravures after works by Gilbert James. Finely bound by Bayntun in full crimson morocco with elaborate gilt border of grapes and grape leaves and a lovely inlaid morocco depiction of a standing figure. A very finely executed binding. Chipping to leather at the spine ends, slight darkening to spine, otherwise a fine copy. Added moire endpapers and a red silk moire slipcase. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Illustrator: Gilbert James. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 045158. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books, ABAA]
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        The North American Indians Of To-Day / Today

      C. Arthur Pearson, Henrietta Street, London 1900 - An illustrated review of native North Americans at the end of the 19th Century - First British Edition, originally published in the USA by Herbert Stone as "The Indians Of Today". Includes 55 portraits taken by F A Rinehart at the 1898 Omaha Exposition (including Chiefs and members of various tribes including Arapahoe, Black Feet, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Crow, Sioux - the most famous being Geronimo of the Chiricahua Apache). Rebound for library use with the usual library markings. 4to (approx 11.5 x 8 inches / 30 x 21cm), [x] + 185 + [blank] pages with all plates confirmed present in a mostly Very Good condition (pressure marks to the reverse of one portrait have resulted in lines being visible on the subject's face). Mostly light external wear but an area of moderate to significant rubbing and pressure marking to the rear board), light browning / soiling to text block edges with moderate bottom edge pressure marking / shelf wear, securely bound, very light to moderate soiling / dusting to the plain edges of the plates and some light finger smudges, a couple instances of notable page creasing but overall internally Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Somer Books]
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        The North American Indians of to-day

      C. Arthur Pearson, London 1900 - Ex public reference library - bookplate, some stamps, including a few in margin of plates; rebound in plain black cloth, with gilt title on spine, & new end papers. Pages & plates generally clean. This is a very heavy book; additional postage will be required for shipment outside UK Used - Acceptable. Ex lib rebound hardback [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Cotswold Internet Books]
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        [The Story of Jorinda and Joringel]

      watercolor and ink on illustration board, matted signed in lower left corner, additionally signed "A. Rackham" (on verso) 5¾ x 7 in. (145 x 180 mm), sheet size Exhibited: Exhibition of Modern Illustration at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1900 (exhibition sticker on verso, accomplished in manuscript by Rackham). This drawing was used to illustrate the story of "Jorinda and Joringel" in the 1900 edition of Grimm's Fairy Tales published by Freemantle and in the 1909 edition published by Constable..

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      Doves Press, ca. 3 November, Hammersmith 1900 - Very Rare Unpublished Broadside RepresentingThe Beginning of Cobden-Sanderson's Doves Press. 197 x 267 mm (7 3/4 x 10 1/2"). Single column, 39 lines printed in Doves Press roman type on recto only. ONE OF ABOUT 25 COPIES ONLY, for presentation to employees and friends of the press. Tidcombe DPE-83. Top of verso with thin strip of light mounting discoloration (a small hole in this area skillfully repaired), one faint horizontal crease, a handful of very vague fox spots, but an excellent specimen, very clean and fresh. This is the exceedingly rare first item to be printed at the Doves Press: a passage from Cobden-Sanderson's article on bookbinding that sets forth his credo on the nobility of craftsmanship. In it, he calls for "the transformation of the workshop from a place in which to earn a wage, or to make a profit, into a place in which the greatest pleasure & the greatest honour in life are to be aimed at, pleasure in the intelligent work of the hand, & honour in the formation & maintenance of a great historic tradition." Before printing began on the Press' first book, "Agricola," Cobden-Sanderson decided to test the type. He chose this text to be printed in the form of a broadside that could be distributed and displayed (as our copy evidently was). The type was composed around June 1900 by John Henry Mason, and the page printed sometime in October by H. Gage-Cole, who inscribed and dated his own copies 3 November 1900. According to Tidcombe, "Copies were given to staff, pupils and friends 'to remind us of the spirit in which we should work'"; student Emily Preston "said it was considered a rare possession by the friends to whom it was presented." Only one other copy is recorded at auction since 1975. ONE OF ABOUT 25 COPIES ONLY, for presentation to employees and friends of the press

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      Chicago, Illinois IL 1900 - On offer is an absolutely remarkable handwritten manuscript work of tremendous depth, researched, written and compiled by John C.C. Clarke, A.M, titled "ALPHABETS OF THE WORLD." This book is his original unpublished manuscript and details the alphabets of the world from ancient times; Egyptian hieroglyphics, Egyptian hieratic, Egyptian Demotic, or Enchorial, Egyptian Comparative Tables, Coptic (Egyptian), Ancient Libyan, modern Libyan, Southern Arabic and so on. 479 pp but not all pages are full since Mr. Clarke left space between chapters and spare pages if he overwrote. The work is complete as per the author's handwritten notes. The author has signed the last page stating it is wholly executed and listing the sections of the book for which he claims originality. Scholars and historians of world languages will find this work priceless for its remarkable detail and depth. An added bonus is a wealth of ephemera being newspaper articles about the author and his work. As mentioned the author states "This book, on this date is wholly executed .Sep 21, 1900" as if in preparation for publishing [though it never was]. On the last page Mr. Clark provides a concise biography: he was born in Providence R.I. in 1833. He was a Phi Beta Kappa and got his A.B. and M.A. from the University of Rochester (1859, and 1866). He earned his doctorate in 1894 from Bellevue College of the University of Omaha. He was a professor at the University of Chicago from 1865 to 1867. He was a Professor of Greek, Modern Languages and Hebrew at various colleges - see photo. He was a pastor in Yonkers, NY, also Chicago and Cincinnati. He wrote three books - The Origin and Varieties of the Semitic Alphabet (Chicago, 1884, 20 pages of plates); Man and his Divine Father (Chicago 1900) and Revelation Rediscovered (Chicago 1905). There are many citations throughout this work which provide a valuable bibliography and footnotes. This large leather gilt edged and titled book is in MINT condition as it has been stored in cloth and boxed for nearly 110 years. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Masterpieces of George Sand, Amandine Lucille Aurore Dupin, Baroness Dudeva nt. 20 volumes in original boxes

      George Barrie & Son, Philadelphia, 1900, - SAND, George. The Masterpieces of George Sand, Amandine Lucille Aurore Dupin, Baroness Dudevant. Now for the First Time Completely Translated into English. [In Twenty Volumes]. Philadelphia : Printed Only for Subscribers by George Barrie & Son, (1900). Pp 329; 363; 371; 421; 327; 343; 371; 409; 329; 307; 337; 309; 291; 323; 293; 319; 331; 337; 385; 273. Illustrated with 6 to 10 phtogravure plates per volume (most have six). 8vo, bound in vellum paper with printed paper labels to spines, in the 10 original labelled boxes (2 volumes per box). The Japan Vellum Library Edition. No.587 of 1000 copies. Light foxing to edges and some covers, small brown stain affecting first three leaves and inside front cover of Vol.3, paper spine label to Vol.15 detached but present, else a very good set in rubbed, slightly soiled original printed boxes (one box torn at corner). the set for 2,500.00

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Étude de la plante. Son application aux industries d'art. Pochoir, papier peint, étoffes, céramique, marqueterie, tapis, ferronnerie, reliure, dentelles, broderies, vitrail, mosaïque, bijouterie, bronze, orfèvrerie

      Libr. Centrale des Beaux-Arts, Paris 1900 - Gran folio, 323 p. todas ilustradas a todo color. Buen papel. Tela editorial, algo deslucida, lomo y plano decorado. Espléndida publicación Art Nouveau sobre plantas y la aplicación de motivos florales en las artes decorativas, especialmente en papel pintado, alfombras, cerámica, marquetería, tapices, encuadernación, bordados, vidriería, mosaicos, orfebrería, bronces, etc. Soberbios dibujos a todo color con bellos motivos ornamentales producidos por el modernismo francés o Art Nouveau. Artes decorativas. Botánica. Modernismo. Cerámica. Decorative arts. Botany. Modernism. Ceramics.

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        ETUDE DE LA PLANTE. Son application aux industries d'art. Pochoir, papier peint, étoffes, céramique, marqueterie, tapis, ferronnerie, reliure, dentelles, broderies, vitrail, mosaïque, bijouterie, bronze, orfèvrerie.

      - Paris, Libr. Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1900, 29x36, 323 págs. todas ilustradas con dibujos "art nouveau" en color, algunos de ellos en "pochoir", en el texto. Buen papel. Tela editorial verde impresa con decoraciones "art nouveau" en blanco. Pequeñas manchas de humedad en cortes. Mágnifica publicación Art Nouveau sobre plantas y la aplicación de motivos florales en las artes decorativas, especialmente en papel pintado, alfombras, cerámica, marquetería, tapices, encuadernación, bordados, vidriería, mosaicos, orfebrería, bronces, etc. Soberbios dibujos a todo color con bellos motivos ornamentales producidos por el modernismo francés o Art Nouveau. (39566).

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        THE BENDING OF THE BOUGH: A Comedy in Five Acts

      London: T. Fisher Unwin 1900 - First edition. Very good no DW. Attractive Cuala press bookplate This is Robinson's own bookplate made by the Yeats sisters at the Cuala Press. Light shelfwear, and slight tanning to the spine, else very good plus in blue cloth with gilt titles, Edward Martyn's play THE TALE OF A TOWN, which was to be part of the second season of the Irish Literary Theatre, was rejected because W.B. Yeats felt the play was crude, so Martyn turned it over to his distant cousin Moore to rewrite. From the library of Lennox Robinson. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons / DeVinne Press, 1900. half vellum with brown paper covered boards, stamped in gilt. Angling. small 4to., half vellum with brown paper covered boards, stamped in gilt. (vi), 204, (4) pages. First edition, limited to 120 numbered copies. . (Besterman 6481; Coigney 384). Annotated descriptions of 140 editions with 86 of the title pages reproduced. The engraved title page and ornaments were executed by E.D. French. The engraved frontispiece was executed by Thos. Johnson and is signed in pencil. Light rubbing of binding and age darkening of vellum spine. Bookplate of George Watson Cole on front pastedown. Clipped newspaper article on an exhibition of Waltoniana on verso of back free endpaper (which has stained the facing back pastedown. Bookplate removed from back pastedown. Very scarce book.

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        1900-1959 Group of Materials Illustrating the Creative Life of William Steeple Davis, Orient Long Island New York Fine Artist Including Original Sketches, a Typed Manuscript of a Nautical Book, Art & Photography Exhibition Catalogs & Articles.

      Various, Orient, Long Island New York 1900 - Collection includes: a pencil sketch titled Revolution Cottage Orient, approx. 6" x 6" (on 6" x 9" sheet) and on another fold of the same sheet, 6" x 9" are three more sketches - another Orient home on the shoreline, a small sailboat and an interior view with lamp - paper darkened, old burn-spot at edge of 'lamp' sketch, edge-chipped a bit, sketches good and with good detail; with another sketch of a stylized butterfly corner-ornament, perhaps for an illustration - done in colored crayons on a 5" x 7 3/4" sheet, the art about 3" x 3" - on the back of this is a tracing of the butterfly in pencil and above that a sketch of a sailing boat pictured in a seashell-cornered frame - sailing vessels being one of Davis' favorite subjects - this sheet with a couple of closed tears and darkened a bit, artwork good; (these are not signed); (with) a (32) page double-space typed manuscript with corrections in Davis' hand for a book by him "Tentative Title: From Many Ports" - that surveys the history of ships and commerce, especially American sailing boats, with corrections in his hand throughout. In good condition, light wear, with old paper-clip rustmarks at top of sheets and with an index card written in his hand stating that ".Book idea specimen Mss. & 7 sheets of drawings sent Little, Brown Apr 1/35 Ret." (drawings not part of this ms.) with the first class mailing envelope from Little Brown that held the ms. papers - Davis ".had a great enthusiasm for sailing vessels and made a careful study of their structures and the details of their sails and riggings." (quote from a Oysterponds Hist. Soc. exhibit notice of his works - with a copy of this notice here as well) - as far as we can determine, this book was not published; (with) a copy of the French arts review magazine 'Revue Du Vrai Et Du Beau' of Paris, issue of December 10, 1924 with a typed translation of an article about Davis, with corrections in his hand, that his found within a larger piece on "The Exhibition at Newport" by Count Chabrier and the article illustrates 2 paintings by W.S.D. - the translation is 2 typed pages, both magazine & trans. in good condition; (with) Art Exhibition catalogues in every one of which are found one or more works by William Steeple Davis, among artistic endeavors of many other prominent artists of the time: 1914 Second Annual art Exhibition Benefit Eastern Long Island Hospital Greenport L.I. ([4] sides, W. Cole Brigham, Sarah L. Craven, Whitney M. Hubbard, Edith & Henry Prellwitz, Julia M. Wickham, Gladys & Irving Wiles, more) some chipping and soil, good; 1926 Montclair At Museum ([4] sides, single artist exhibit for Davis, with a large list of works, oil, watercolor, etching, block prints); 1926 Brooklyn Society of Artists Tenth Annual Exhibition ([8] pages, at Pratt Institute Brooklyn, Edna Thurber, W.E. Spader, Sara Hess, Leon Davo, Will J. Quinlan, Louise Mansfield, Katharine Lovell, Isabel Moore Kimball, with list of Society members); 1927 Canadian National Exhibition Fine, Graphic & Applied Arts & Salon of Photography ([140] pages, black and white illustrated throughout, hundreds of artists & works listed, Anna Airy, Reginald Brundrit, Gordon Coutts, Lady Scott Young, Louis Jourdan, F.S. Coburn, Amy C. Despard, Fred Haines, Charles Jefferys, Marion Long, Charles Comfort, W. Maltman, Tod Lendenmouth, Stanley Turner, Tankai Suzuki, J. Sudek, Edward Mudge, Laboratorio di Resinotipia, Frank Drtikol, an excellent, detailed catalog); 1928 Brooklyn Soc. of Artist at Pratt, ([6] panels, Eugene F. Cole, Sanilslav Rembski, Fred Cuming, Eugene Jones, Louis J. Urich, Frances Keffer, Alta West Salisbury, Bessie Eisenberg, Alexander Zeitlin, more); 1929 Eighth Annual Exhibition of Etchings Lithographs Block Prints The Art Alliance Philadelphia ([8] panels, Charles H. Woodbury, John Taylor Arms, Lee Sturges, Gordon Grant, Richard E. Bishop, Margaeret J. Patterson, Wuanita Smith, Frances H. Gearhart, Beatrice S. & William Auerbach-Levy, G. A. Mock, Marylka [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Waverley Novels: 24 volumes

      The John C. Winston Co. & Henry T. Coates & Co., Philadelphia 1900 - 12mo - over 6æ" - 7æ" tall. Circa 1900. Twelve volumes published by John C. Winston Co. and twelve volumes published by Henry T. Coates & Co. of Philadelphia. Half-leather with extensive, gold floriated spines. T.e.g. Volumes are in very good to fine condition (just three have slight edgewear to head of spine). Beautiful red leather with stunning marble boards. Deluxe edition.

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        Savrola (A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania)

      Longman?s Green & Co., New York, 1900, 1st edition - Churchill?s only book length novel, written in 1899, published in 1900. The American edition was published prior to the English. Bound in dark blue cloth, gilt on cover and spine. 345 pages plus Longmans New York catalogue at rear. An especially fine bright copy, cloth very clean and unrubbed, page edges even and unspotted, a little dusty on the top edges. Half title has owner inscription from a collector who was at the 1946 Churchill dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria. (ask about details) Held in a collection the past 20 years, having paid $1700.00 back then. (ICS A3a) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Churchill Book Specialist]
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        Savrola. A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania.

      London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1900 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Light foxing to fore edges and preliminaries, edges and corners rubbed, light stain to spine. First UK Edition, First Impression. 1500 copies printed. Scarce in the original cloth binding. This novel represents the author's only attempt at full-length fiction. The UK edition was delayed by serialisation of the story in a magazine, so the US issue was actually published first. Woods A3(b) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Remington Writes About Duplicating Artwork

      1900 - Frederic Remington (1861-1909) was an American painter, sculptor, and illustrator. He is best known for his depictions of the American West, and especially for images of cowboys, Native Americans, and the U.S. Cavalry. This Nov. 24, 1900 autographed letter signed, addressed to Harper Brothers, has fantastic content. It reads: "Gentlemen -- In re-- Mr. Hays desire for a replica of the 9th infantry picture -- while it is very flattering to me -- I cannot undertake it. As you know it is dead against the ethics of the profession to duplicate pictures and would be an injustice to the owner of the present work. Again I doubt my ability to reproduce it with accuracy. I am yours truly Frederic Remington" The work he is referring to here is the painting "9th U.S. Infantry Entering Peking, August 15, 1900." It is currently owned by the Art Institute of Chicago. The letter is written on a 8" x 9 3/4" full sheet of Remington's stationery (his New Rochelle address is embossed in blue), folded in half. It is docketed on the verso "Harper & Brothers Nov 26 9:25 am 1900" Some light smudges, expected creases from mailing, four small glue spots on the verso (no paper loss). Generally excellent condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SAVROLA: A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania

      London Longmans, Green and Co 1900 - First edition published in England, early impression. 8vo, dark green cloth lettered in gilt. 345, ads. A very nice copy, fresh and bright with some foxing as usual. One of only 1500 copies of the second issue (the first issue was also 1500 copies), published within days of the first issue, and in the same format. A very scarce book in this condition, especially in the original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Paris 1900 - (33 x 26 cms.). 189 págs. + 50 grabados al acero y al cobre. Encuadernación lujosa del taller de FRANZ en holandesa con puntas, hierros dorados y nervios en el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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