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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.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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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]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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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      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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."

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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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.

      [Bookseller: E C Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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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.?

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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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        The Africa of Albert Schweitzer

      Essay by Albert Schweitzer. Small 4to. Light green cloth with dark green lettering and graphic, pictorial dust jacket. (Ca. 200pp). Frontispiece, numerous illustrations, map endpapers. Very good/good plus. Jacket edgeworn and a bit scuffed, with several small edge chips and large chip at top of rear panel. A tight and attractive early printing of this (to cite jacket panel) "first ever [documentary] made in Africa of the philosopher-theologian-musician-physician... a final record of this extraordinary man's work...." -- but a unique association copy, for the half-title page bears Schweitzer's usual fine miniscule signature in black ink, which he dates "11.7.49," and below this a fine presentation inscription in red ink: "Myrtle Dean Clark / to / Governor Stevenson." Clark was a noted Chicago socialite and civic leader, and Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65) was the Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate who made a well-publicized tour of Africa in the 1950s that included a visit to Schweitzer. An outstanding association copy.

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        Historia der Albrechtsburger 1865-1898. Excerpiret aus den Blaubuecheleins vom Hugo Brand von Drachenstein. Mitbegründer der Tafelrunde.

      [Klosterneuburg ca. 1900].. (Handschrift). gr.-4°. 79 Bll. Wildledereinband m. kalligr. Einbandtit., Schließe u. großen Eisenbeschlägen auf beiden Deckeln. Bindung tlw. gelöst.. Handschiftenchronik einer Klosterneuburger Ritter-Gesellschaft, die 1865 begründet wurde. Die Chronik reicht bis 1898, Einträge und Mitgliederverzeichnisse bis 1900.

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        "Pferde 2".

      . Linolschnitt, aquarelliert, auf chamoisfarbenem Japan, betitelt und als "Probe Druck I" bezeichnet. Ca. 28:30 cm. Rundum ungleich beschnitten. Insgesamt unfrisch. Zirkusthemen bilden ein Hauptmotiv im Schaffen der Künstlerin.. Die Malerin und Graphikerin entstammte einer großbürgerlichen Familie und konnte sich von dieser unterstützt der künstlerischen Laufbahn widmen. Um 1900 begann sie mit dem Studium in München bei K. Becker-Gundahl (1856-1925), dann erlernte sie als Schülerin von M. Feldbauer (1869-1948) im Sommer in Dachau an der Malschule die Landschaftsmalerei und im Winter in München an der Damenakademie des Münchner Künstlerinnenvereins die Aktmalerei. Gemeinsam mit Feldbauer unternahm sie eine Studienreise nach Griesbach/Niederbayern und in die Bretagne. Weitere Studienaufenthalte folgten nach Rom und Florenz und um 1911 ein mehrmonatiger Aufenthalt in Paris an der Ecole Ranson. Vor 1914 lebte sie in Berlin, wo sie die Unterstützung v.a. durch den Kunstkritiker P. Westheim fand. Ab 1915 wohnte sie in Dachau, wo sie in den Sommermonaten die Malschule von A. Hölzel (1853-1934) besuchte; sie zählte neben Ida Kerkovius (1879-1970), Maria Langer-Schöller (1878-1969) und Else von Freytag-Lovinghoven (1874-1927) u.a. zu den sog. "Malweibern". Sie war Mitglied der "Künstlergruppe Dachau", der "Kunstvereinigung Dachau" und der Münchner "Neuen Sezession". Erfolgreich beteiligte sie sich an Ausstellungen in München, Rom, Wien, Berlin, Paris, Stuttgart und Salzburg. 1919 erhielt sie die Silb. Staatsmedaille der Stadt Salzburg. Freundschaft unterhielt sie mit A. Kubin (1877-1959) und Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945). 1933 wurde sie als "entartet" diffamiert, infolge wandte sie sich einem naiven Malstil und unverfänglichen Bildthemen zu.

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        Dans le Tas

      Paris: Tolmer. First Edition. Wood on boards. Folio.. Very Good. Broad and colorful caricatures of the theatrical demimonde of Belle Epoque Paris, circa 1900. Scarce, with only two copies located on OCLC FirstServe. (Bibliotheque National de France, U. of Rochester.) 34 by 24 cm. 23 leaves of illustration, with 20 color plates, of which three are double paged, plus two pages of text by Wolff. The caricatures are of theatrical personalities of the day, including performers, composers, and most famously to us now, Willy and Colette. The unifying theme would appear to be that they were all patrons or habitues of the restaurant, Au Restaurant de la Madeleine. Some of the people depicted are identified, such as the musicians Ernest Depre, Willy Redstone and Fragson; the actor and writer George Grossmith, the playwright Paul Ardot. Others were surely well-known in their day but obscure now. As with all well-done caricature, though, knowing the subject's identity is not really critical to delighting in the image. In this folio, the sequence of images, among other things, transports us back to a certain time and setting with the alacrity commensurate with the artist's sure and economic brush. Indeed, from an artistic perspective, Rip, the artist, discards all the fussiness that entered into much other caricature up to then and in his day. Dating, surely between 1900 and 1910, and probably towards the earlier end of that decade, is based on the fact Willy and Colette divorced in 1906, among other things. Soiling to the boards. Ribbon ties are gone. Tear to folio's paper spine -- the boards are not attached to anything either. Plates are clean.

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        "Bei Potsdam" originales Aquarell ca.23x17cm; rechts unten signiert; verso handschriflich betitelt; um 1900

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        Rare ALS of Stephen Crane, author of ?The Red Badge of Courage,? penned on his personal stationery from Brede Place, his home for the last 16 months of his life

      Rare Autograph Letter Signed ?Stephen Crane,? 1p, 5.25? x 8.25?. Brede, [England], February 2d [1900]. To Arthur J. Harrihill. On his personal engraved stationery: ?Telegrams-Crane, Brede Hill. Station-Rye. Brede Place, Brede, Northiam, Sussex.? Light horizontal fold passes through upper case letters of signature. Light foxing. Fine condition.In full, ?I trust your injury will not compel you to remain indoors for much longer and to this event you have my most cordial wishes. Faithfully Yours Stephen Crane?War correspondent Stephen Crane covered the Spanish American War for the ?New York Journal.? Crane left Havana and arrived back in England on January 11, 1899. He and his common law wife Cora Taylor began to move their household from their previous residence at Ravensbrook to Brede Place soon after his return from Cuba and established residence permanently on February 19, 1899. Even though ?1899? is penned in a contemporary hand on the verso of integral lea

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        Social England: 6 Volume Set (Illustrated Edition)

      London: Cassell & Co Ltd - Set of 6 large matching undated HB volumes, c.1900, in superb quality binding of half bright red leather with red cloth sides and with gilt titles, gilt decor and 5 raised bands to spines. Top edges gilt, deep red endpapers and no inscriptions. A superb set with Volume 1 having fold-out colour frontispiece map of Roman Britain and each volume containing numerous ills with all pages clean and tight. Each volume size: 19 x 26cm. **Heavy set - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

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        Caricature of the Author Philip James Bailey (1816-1902)

      - 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.

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        Aquarellierte Federzeichnung einer jungen Frau mit Säugling ( möglicherweise Maria mit dem Jesuskind ).

      . Bildgröße: 28 x 22,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ) , alt unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 50 x 43 cm ). Rechts unten von Wilhelm Steinhausen monogrammiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1900 ). Gezeigt wird eine Mutter mit Säugling, möglicherweise Maria mit dem Jesuskind. Der Rahmen gering bestoßen, sonst von guter Erhaltung. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker: Band XXXI, Seite 564 - 566 ) ( Bitte beachten: Versand des Blattes nur ausgerahmt wegen Bruchgefahr - ansonsten bitte Selbstabholung ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire .With his of the hunting, racing, shooting, driving, and extravagant exploits, by Nimrod.

      Routledge London n.d. circa 1900 - 8vo., xii, 234pp., additional engraved title and 18 hand-coloured plates after Alken and Rawlins, contemporary red morocco gilt by McDonald, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth, others with sporting motifs, raised bands, top edge gilt, a handsome copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collectie (glas)negatieven. 45 stuks. Diverse formaten. Circa 1900-1920. In originele kartonnen dozen, bij elkaar in (iets roestig) koekblik van 'Biscuitsfabriek "Goudenayre" Blom & Edauw Apeldoorn'.

      * Een unieke, nooit bestudeerde verzameling beelden: zowel familie-kiekjes (picknick, portretten) als uitstapjes (met boot, op de hei) zijn op de gevoelige plaat vastgelegd. De meeste foto's zijn in Rijssen en omgeving geschoten. Nader onderzoek zal moeten uitwijzen wie precies de geportretteerden zijn, maar Belcampo heeft meermalen voor de lens geposeerd. Van de jonge notariszoon in driedelig pak is een krachtig en prachtig portret aanwezig. Enkele lichtdicht verpakte glasnegatieven zijn ongebruikt. Een uitzonderlijk kijkje in de wereld van een auteur-in-wording!.

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        A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On the Morphology and Phylogeny of the Palaeognathae (Ratitae and Crypturi) and Neognathae (Carinatae)

      London: Zoological Society of London, 1900. First edition.. A spectacular work in a truly fine binding in near fine condition.. Pp. 109-290; 18 fine hand-colored lithographic plates by J.G. Keulemans, 2 hand-colored maps, 4 black-and-white photoprint-engraved lithographic plates by H. Grönvold. Later one-half morocco leather, spine with 5 raised bands lettered in gilt in two compartments, over English marbled boards, with matching marbled endpapers, top page in gilt, sm folio. Transactions of the Zoological of London, volume 15, parts 1 and 2. The brightly colored cassowaries inhabit the Papuan sub-region, consisting of New Guinea and some of its islands, Northern Queensland, and the island of Ceram in the Moluccas. The fine plates by Keulemans are simply exquisite. See also comments in Casey Wood 543 and Anker 215. No ownership marks and no signs of use.

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        Feste Des Lebens Und Der Kunst, Eine Betrachtung Des Theaters Als Hochsten Kultursymbols ( Festival of Life and Art: a Consideration of Theater as the Highes Cultural Symbol

      Leipzig: Eugen Diederichs, 1900. Large 8vo, thick gray wrappers with title printed in black, flanked with design of gilt flames rising from urns. Slight stain on back cover else fine. Decorative frontispiece with a pair of caryatids bearing faceted crystals, title page, two borders and initial by Behrens. Printed in pale blue, crimson and brown on cream paper. Dedicated to the Kunstler-Kolonie, an artists' colony at Mathildenhohe near Darmstadt founded by Grand Duke Ludwig of Hesse, which Behrens joined in 1899. He was a pioneer of 20th century architecture, an industrial designer, and in his earlier career a graphic artist and designer of jewelry, porcelain and furniture. This work is a Jugendstil theater manifesto heralding the advent of the new decorative style and its relation to the theater. It is a critique of the naturalist/realist theater style of the 19th century stage and its illustion of a fixed, single point perspective. Behrens believed that a dynamic theater space should overcome the rigid distinction between actor and audience and sublimate art and culture over raw nature. Building on Wagner's notion of the total work of art (Gesamtkunstwerk), the new theater was to combine all the arts under a single roof, dominated by beautiful speech and movement, elevating art into life. Aynsley, Graphic Design in Germany, page 61:"(Behrens) gave equal consideration to typographic composition, letter initials and illustrations, as well as paper quality and binding." Harvard, Turn of a Century, 108: "Characteristic of Behrens and the Germans is the geometric control of the design with the repetitive curvilinear forms subordinated to a strict framework.". Printed and Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. Illus. by Peter Behrens. Large 8vo.

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        Elenco Diplomatico e Nobiliare di Roma

      (Rome: Italy, 1900) - Physical desc.: Unpaginated, illustrations. 24 cm. Notes: List of diplomatic and noblemen in Rome, Italy. Language: Italian. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight, bright, clean and strong. Book contains library book plate. Single page text with advertisments. Landscape format. 0 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        *Deutsche National-Litteratur - Historisch kritische Ausgabe - Konvolut 17 Bände - (17 BÃœCHER)

      Berlin, Stuttgart : Verlag von W. Spemann 1900 (ca.). ca. 5500 Leder - Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. bis leicht gebräunt, selten braunfleckig (Innen); Braunrotes Leder; Sehr selten BL-Anmerkungen; Selten Innenband min. angerissen; Einband Außen hat meistens geringe Gebrauchsspuren; Ein Band hat leichte Gebrauchspuren, etwas berieben hier - für das Alter ungewöhnlich guter Zustand; Bände: 80, 82, 83, 84a, 84b, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 93, 102a, 102b, 103, 114, 115; Es scheint eine Halb- oder ganzlederartige Ausgabe zu sein.

      [Bookseller: Firma Gebrauchtbücherlogistik (Versand m]
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        Clio. Illustrations de Mucha. Calmann Lévy Éditeur. 1900.

      - 1 volume in-8° relié demi-percaline bleue à coins, couverture illustrée conservée, gardes roussies, 189 p. + 12 compositions en couleurs de Mucha dont 7 à pleine page. Très légères traces de frottement en coiffes sinon très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Desvres Porcelain designs.

      Circa 1900 - Two sheets (47 x 63cm.) depicting porcelain services in watercolour on an egg-shell blue background (linen-backed), each sheet showing up to nine designs, each sheet with the stamp of Georges Martel, the designs captioned in ink manuscript with updated price labels. Framed and glazed. Dimensions: 77 by 61cm. A lovely pair of uncommon original watercolours of porcelain services. Desvres, situated in the north of France was a leading centre for porcelain design. The first earthenware factory in Desvres was founded in 1764 by Jean-François Sta, a Desvres lawyer, using local materials. Starting in 1804, François Fourmaintraux brought prosperity by copying popular products from the Delft, Moustiers, Nevers, Strasbourg or Rouen porcelain works. During the nineteenth century, Desvres became the most important earthenware centre in northern France. George Martel, active circa 1900, set up one of the largest ceramic factories in the area.

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        Collected Works of George Eliot

      Boston: Dana Estes, circa, 1900. Octavo, 24 volumes, with frontispieces and engraved plates throughout; uniformly bound in contemporary gilt decorated polished calf by Blackwell, with marbled endpapers and top edges gilt, a fine set. Handsome edition of the works of Mary Anne Evans (George Eliot), one of the great novelists of the Victorian era. Renowned for her realism and evocative attention to detail, Evans wrote under the pseudonym of George Eliot to avoid the stigma of romantic flippancy associated with other female writers of the era. By all accounts and astute and intelligent woman, Evans associated with intellectuals such as Robert Owen and Herbert Spencer and undertook difficult translations including philosophical works by Feuerbach and Spinoza. Evans lived a controversial life and openly questioned her Christian upbringing while continuing to attend church on a regular basis. More problematically, she began a long-term open relationship with George Lewes, a married philosopher. Although the relationship challenged Victorian social conventions it did little to dampen her popularity (the pseudonym George Eliot had masked Evan's true identity as a female novelist for only a relatively short time). Her novels were widely enjoyed across class and social boundaries, and Queen Victoria herself was an avid reader. This is the illustrated cabinet edition, with fine engraved plates protected by tissue guards with printed captions. It includes fictional works, poetry and a selection of Evans' critical essays. Shortly before her decease in December 1880 Evans married John Cross, a man twenty years younger than herself. This set includes his posthumous memoir of Evans in three volumes, a work criticised by contemporaries as more a hagiography than a true biography of a complicated and controversial woman. The titles in this set of twenty-four volumes are: Felix Holt, The Mill on the Floss, Middlemarch, Adam Bede, Daniel Deronda, Silas Mariner and other stories, Romola, Scenes of Clerical Life, Impressions of Theophrastus Such and Miscellaneous Essays, Poems in two volumes and the abovementioned biography by John Cross.

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        Lord Jim: A Romance

      New York: Doubleday & McClure co, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST US EDITION, 2ND STATE. New York: Doubleday & McClure 1900. 392 pages. Light green cloth with dark green lettering. First American edition, first printing, second state. (Matching dates on title and copyright pages. Publisher listed as "Doubleday & McClure" on cancelled copyright page rather than "Doubleday, Page & Co" on an integral page. Publisher was splitting in two at time of publication and the second state reflects which half got the rights to this novel.)Condition: Near Fine condition. Clean pages and sturdy binding, lettering strong. No ownership marks, etc. No dust jacket. Light foxing to endpapers and occasionally in text, dust soiling to edges and slight bumping to corners, else fine. An attractive copy of Conrad's critically acclaimed novel.

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        Sister Carrie

      Doubleday, Page & Co., New York 1900 - First edition of this controversial first novel, basis for the 1952 film "Carrie" directed by William Wyler, starring Jennifer Jones and Laurence Olivier, 12mo, red cloth with black titles on front board and spine, 557 pages, with laid-in review of the French translation of the novel,near fine, ex-dono dated May 8, 1907 on first free endpage, housed in chemise and slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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