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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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        IN BOOKBINDING, THEN, AS IN OTHER CRAFTS

      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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        1900 ALPHABETS OF THE WORLD - A HANDWRITTEN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT BOOK DETAILING ALPHABETS FROM ANCIENT THROUGH MODERN ERA BY THE FAMED UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PROFESSOR, AUTHOR AND RENOWNED LINGUIST

      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]

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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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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        BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE COMPLETE ANGLER OF IZAAK WALTON AND CHARLES COTTON, BEING A CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED LIST OF THE SEVERAL EDITIONS AND REPRINTS, FROM THE FIRST EDITION MDCLIII UNTIL THE YEAR MCM.|A

      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.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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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]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        LOUIS XV ET MARIE LECZINSKA.

      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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        Géographie pittoresque et monumentale de la France.

      E. Flammarion, Paris 1900 - BROSSARD Ch.Géographie pittoresque et monumentale de la France.E. Flammarion. Paris. 1900 / 1903.5 volumes fort in-8 ( 28 / 19 cm ) demi chagrin noir à coins. Dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'un filet perlé doré. Titre et tomaison dorés. Fleurons dorés entre-nerfs. Tome I. 646 pages.Pagination complètement anarchique. Complet mais les cahiers on été reliées de façon non suivie. ( pour le tome I ).La France du Nord.160 Gravures en couleurs et 348 en noir avec 13 Cartes départementales.Tome II. 648 pages.La France de l'Ouest. Ouvrage honoré d'une souscription du Ministère de l'Instruction publique et des Beaux-Arts.Contenant 160 Gravures en couleurs et 341 en noir avec 15 Cartes départementales. Tome III. 648 pages.La France de l'Est.Ouvrage honoré d'une souscription du Ministère de l'Instruction publique et des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris.Contenant 160 Gravures en Couleurs et 339 en noir avec 17 Cartes départementales et 1 du Territoire de Belfort. Tome IV. 648 pages.La France du Sud-Ouest.Contenant 160 Gravures en couleurs et 353 en noir avec 17 Cartes départementale. Tome V. 648 pages.La France du Sud-Est.160 Gravures en couleurs et 342 en noir avec 24 Cartes départementales. Géographie

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        The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

      Collins, UK 1900 - New Edition Circa 1900. Undated. The Bijou Shakespeare. Six volumes boxed set. Approx 14 illustrations per volume. India paper. Full calf leather with elaborate tooling to spine and boards. Marbled endpapers. Top Quality set. In matching leather bound wood and leather box. Books are near fine and in wonderful bright condition. Contents excellent. The box is very good++ with slight edge rubbing. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 6649 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Portugal vinicole. O Portugal vinicola. Recherches sur l'ampélographie et la valeur oenologique des principaux cépages du Portugal.

      Impr. Nationale, Lisbonne, 1900. - 375 X 540 mm. relié demi-toile écrue à coins, pièce de titre rouge au dos, couverture cnservée (rel. récente). XLVIII-483 pp. Texte en portugais et en français. Edition originale d'une grande rareté. Illustré de 10 chromolithographies hors texte de Roque Gameiro, de 75 planches en noir et de 2 cartes en couleurs. "Après un coup d'oeil général sur la situation vinicole du Portugal, une notice historique et un examen des ouvrages parus sur le sujet, l'auteur analyse le vignoble région par région, avec la description des divers cépages, soit 12 régions et près de 100 cépages." (Oberlé, Bacchus, 1001). Minimes rousseurs dans quelques marges, petit mouillure dans les marges de tête de de queue d'une planche en couleurs, mouillures claires en fin de volume touchant plus particulièrement 3 planches en noir-blanc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Oliver Goldsmith. 12 Volume Set.

      Harper and Brothers 1900 - 12 Volumes. Wakefield Edition. No. 161 of 500. 4to. Bound in 3/4 green crushed moroccan leather. Marbled boards. 3 raised bands. Gilt lettering on spine. TEG. Good binding and cover. Minimal shelfwear. Rough cut. Sunning to spines. Dampstaining to boards and pages of Volumes I and II. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Charles Dickens’s Works [Edition des Bibliophiles]

      London: Merrill & Baker, 1900. - Edition des Bibliophiles One of Only Twenty-Six CopiesDICKENS, Charles. Charles Dickens’s Works. Edited by Richard Garnett. Most Unusually and Elaborately Illustrated. London: Merrill & Baker, [1900].Edition des Bibliophiles. Limited to twenty-six lettered and registered copies (this copy being Letter "H," Printed for Sadie Belle Lufkin). Thirty-two octavo volumes (8 15/16 x 6 inches; 227 x 154 mm.). Elaborately illustrated with frontispieces and plates, including photogravures, etchings, photo-etchings, from the original illustrations by Frederick Barnard, Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), George Cattermole, George Cruikshank, Dalziel, F.O.C. Darley, Luke Fildes, John Gilbert, Edwin Landseer, John Leech, Daniel Maclise, J. Mahoney, F.W. Pailthorpe, Robert Seymour, Stanfield, F. Stone, Marcus Stone, and others, including fifty original watercolor drawings ("Aquarelles") by "Kyd" (Joseph Clayton Clarke) of Dickens’s characters. Descriptive tissue guards.Contemporary blue crushed levant morocco. Covers decoratively tooled in gilt in a floral design within a gilt single fillet border, spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands, gilt-dotted board edges, turn-ins decoratively tooled in gilt within an outer border of a gilt-dotted rule and two gilt fillets, red calf doublures, red watered silk liners, top edge gilt, others uncut. Partially unopened. Although the spines are uniformly faded to green and a few leaves are poorly opened, this set is in a spectacular binding.

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        THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights entertainments.

      Privately printed by the Burton Club. circa 1900. - LIMITED EDITION. Number 900 of 1000 sets. 17 8vo volumes. Finely bound in recent half dark green morocco. Spines with light green and red labels, gilt. Spine compartments decorated and ruled in gilt. Green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. A lovely set of this classic work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Arabian Nights. A Plain and Literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Entituled the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (17 volumes)

      The Burton Club, London - n.d. (c. 1900). 17 volume set, including the Supplemental Nights. With Introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and a terminal essay upon the history of The Nights. Hand-numbered 67 of a limited edition fo 1000. Red cloth with red morocco spine and marbled endpapers, b&w plates with tuissue guards throughout. A fine set.

      [Bookseller: Henry Pordes Books Ltd]
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        A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem Men and a terminal essay upon the History of the Nights.

      [London:] Burton Club, [c. 1900] - 17 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in recent half navy blue oasis, with red leather lettering labels, gilt devices between each raised band, marbled sides, top edge gilt with other edges unncut. Very fine, clean copy. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout the set. The Luristan edition. Printed by The Burton Club for subscribers only. Limited to 1,000 sets of which this is number 613.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT By RICHARD F. BURTON Limited MECCA EDITION

      PRINTED BY THE BURTON CLUB FOR PRIVATE SUBSCRIBERS ONLY, NY 1900 - TITLE: THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT By RICHARD F. BURTON Limited MECCA EDITION AUTHOR: RICHARD F. BURTON PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: PRINTED BY THE BURTON CLUB FOR PRIVATE SUBSCRIBERS ONLY, ca. 1900 EDITION: First Edition assumed for The Burton Club limited edition being the MECCA EDITION CATEGORY: Adventure, Limited, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardbacks without dust jacket COLOR: RUST CONDITION: There are 17 volumes. Overall the books are in good minus condition; the edges of the boards have dry speckled or freckled like spots all about. A few of the volumes have shelf snags to the upper area of the spine (see photo). The spines of a few volumes have a used dark look about them. All the volume have a private bookplate of 'Oscar Albert Trorlicht' glued to the front inside boards. Books are without marks or writings, pages are clean and books are tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in the books. SIZE: 6 ½ x 10 (approximately) PAGES: pages. 17 volumes present. Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: PLAIN AND LITERAL TRANSLATION OF THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS. NOW ENTITULED. WITH INTRODUCTION EXPLANATORY NOTES ON THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF MOSLEM MEN AND A TERMINAL ESSAY UPON THE HISTORY OF THE NIGHTS. MECCA EDITION - This edition, issued by The Burton Club, is limited to one thousand sets, of which this is Number 738. Vols. 11-17 are THE SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! THIS BOOK(S) MAY BE TOO LARGE, HEAVY AND COSTLY TO SHIP INTERNATIONALLY (will not fit in the USPS international flat rate envelope, exceptions for Canada and Mexico)!!! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 3200 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007897 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night a Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments 10 Volume Set Plus Supplemental Nights with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory 6 Volumes (16 Volumes Complete - Baroda Edition - WITH Dust Jackets)

      The Burton Club Undated, c. 1900 - Baroda Edition: #350 of 950 limited edition. Hardback. Dark blue cloth. 16 Volume Set, Baroda Edition Excellent condition. Very good dust jackets. A beautiful collectible set. Very rare with the dust jackets. All volumes in excellent condition with very good dust jackets. Top edge gilt. ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Company LLC]
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        A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and A Night With Introduction Explanatory Notes On the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and A Terminal Essay Upon The History of The Nights With Supplemental Nights to The Book of the Thousand Nights and A Night With Notes Anthropological and Explanatory

      Burton Society of Denver, Colorado, Denver, Colorado 1900 - Facsimile of the original edition. Ten volumes plus six volumes of the Supplemental Nights. Three quarter red leather with red cloth covered boards, five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Number 791 of 1000 sets in this edition. Illustrations by Stanley L. Wood. Overall a very good set with moderate wear and scuffing at the extremities and occasional scratches, and the spines of Volumes II and III of The Nights have some repair to the binding. An attractive and profusely illustrated set of the best known translation of possibly the most entertaining story cycle in the history of world literature. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Geo M. Hill Co, Chicago, Ilinois 1900 - Author: L. (Lyman) Frank Baum Green, Hanff, Bibliographia Oziana pages 23-25. Jacob Blanck Peter Parley to Penrod pages 112 & 113. Large 8vo., green cloth, stamped in red and green. 261 pages. This mixed-state, mostly variant "C" First Edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has been restored, & two peices of the book were missing, making exact identification difficult: the 1st page is out, so it can't be determined if the advertisement opposite the title page has the border around it. The lower right portion at the foot of the spine was also missing, so the "Co." in Geo. M. Hill Co. is also missing. However, the type is red & serifed as per Green, Hanff variant "C", Blanck state "Y". The losses to the spine have been carefully filled in to provide a perfect match to the adjacent material. Copyright page has the press-printed copyright notice. Page 14 reads ' Low Wail'. Page 81, fourth line from the bottom spells 'pieces' correctly. Page 227 first line spelled: 'While the woodman'. The colophon at the rear of the book is 13 lines, all in black. The dark-blue blots are not present on the moon on the plate facing page 34, and the red shading is not present on the plate facing page 92. All 24 color plates by W.W. Denslow are are present. The book has undergone a full restoration by : Scott K. Kellar Bookbinding and Restoration, Chicago,Illinois. The book has been expertly re sewn, reinforced and restored using archival materials (such as the spine restoration mentioned above). Scott also created an archival custom-made clamshell box with leather spine label for additional protection. I will be glad to provide additional photographs or answer any questions about this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: King Bee Books]
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        Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With Pictures by W.W. Denslow. First State of the First Edition.

      George M. Hill Co.,, Chicago / New York, 1900, - BAUM, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With Pictures by W.W. Denslow.[Chicago / New York : Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900]. First State of the First Edition. Pp [3]-[261,(1),+ 15 (of 24) full-page colour plates. Text Illustrations. 8vo, illustrated pale green cloth, stamped in red and green. First state points : page 14 line 1 begins "low wail on"; on plate opposite page 34the moon has two dots; page 81 fourth line from bottom has "peices"; page 227 line 1 begins "While Tin Woodman"; colophon on rear pastedown in 11 lines with the initial letter in red and enclosed in a box; in B binding with publisher printed in red and with the O outside the C at foot of spine; however, lacking plate opp. p. 92 (and thus first state point cannot be verified – red shading on horizon) and lacking first leaf (and thus first state point cannot be verified – box around ads on page 2). The 15 of 24 plates present (and condition) are : opp. p. 14 "She caught Toto by the ear." (detached, edge chipped and short tear not affecting plate); opp. p. 20 "I am theWitch of the North." (very good); opp. p. 34 "You must be a great sorceress." (very good); opp. p. 36 "Dorothy gazed thoughtfully at the Scarecrow." (very good); opp. p. 66 "You ought to be ashamed of yourself!" (very good);opp. p. 102 "Permit me to introduce to you her Majesty, the Queen." (smudgeaffecting plate); opp. p. 112 "The Lion ate some of the porridge." (tear along gutter not affecting plate); opp. p. 126 "The Eyes looked at her thoughtfully." (small smudge not affecting plate); opp. p. 138 "The Soldier withthe green whiskers led them through the streets." (tears along gutter notaffecting plate); opp. p. 150 "The Monkeys wound many coils about his body." (tears along gutter not affecting plate); opp. p. 160 "The Tinsmiths worked for three days and four nights." (detached); opp. p. 170 "The Monkeys caught Dorothy in their arms and flew away with her." (detached, tear to fore-edge affecting plate); opp. p. 212 "The Scarecrow sat on the big throne."(tears along gutter not affecting plate); opp. p. 246 "The Head shot forward and struck the Scarecrow." (vertical crease); opp. p. 254 "You must giveme the Golden Cap." (tears along gutter not affecting plate). Lacking 9 ofthe 24 colour plates, text block detached from casing, hinges broken, spinecloth torn and spine ends chipped, heavy wear and smudging to cloth, lacking first leaf and bottom 2.5 inches of title page (and thus cannot verify publisher's information), brown stain to bottom margin of pp. 96-103, tearsand chipping along fore-edge of pp 113-114, tear along bottom edge of pp 251-252, numerous leaves loose, a poor, defective copy with complete text. The foundation for a restoration. As is. Net price. 4,500.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        BIOGRAFIE DI PERSONAGGI ITALIANI DEL '900 (Storia e cultura), Collana La Nuova Italia "LA VITA SOCIALE "completa di tutto il pubblicato - 42 volumi in ottime condizioni, Torino, U.T.E.T., 1900

      - formato di ogni volume cm. 16 x 24, pagine 600-1000. In condizioni ottime ognuno con propria sovracoperta. Si tratta di una raccolta che arricchir? qualsiasi biblioteca e potr? anche essere utilizzata per impostarne una nuova (regalo a nipoti ?). Gli autori di queste biografie sono tra i massimi esperti del personaggio scelto e ognuna è ricca di fotografie e documentazioni. L'elenco dei 42 personaggi, protagonisti del '900 italiano, (spaziano tra arte, spettacolo, storia, letteratura) è significativo : Croce, Olivetti, Boldini, De Amicis, Pirandello, Verga, De Sanctis, Gramsci, Serao, Mancini, Bertini, Mussolini, Crispi, Ricasoli, Fogazzaro, Salvemini, Vittorio Emanuele III, Verdi, Giolitti, Agnelli, Albertini, Badoglio, Lombroso, Marconi, Cavallotti, Treves, Sturzo, Puccini, Svevo, Visconti, D'Annunzio, Valletta, Nitti, Balbo, Einaudi, Turati, Nenni, Rossellini, Perrone, Toscanini, Mondadori, Togliatti. La collezione, comprensibilmente NON DIVISIBILE, viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        LOUISE Roman Musical en Quatre Actes et Cinq Tableaux.

      Paris: M. M. Heugel et Cie Au Menestrel. c 1900 - First edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Piano and Vocal Score. Bound in three quarter purple leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles to the spine. Minor rubbing to the binding extremities otherwise a fine copy. Publisher’s presentation copy (stamped as such). INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER in black ink to the reverse of the half title [translated] "To Mademoiselle Blanche Marot, My first Louise in concert, in grateful recognition, Gustave Charpentier." A superb association. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        LEONARDO BISTOLFI

      Editrice Bestetti e Tumminelli, Milano 1900 - Gran folio, (40x31), frontis con grabado, 1 retrato del artista con su firma autógrafa, 1 hoja a dos tintas, 50 láminas en gran papel. Media piel con puntas, bellas cenefas doradas en planos, lomo con nervios todo cuajado con bellos adornos dorados formando delicados ramajes. Los tres cortes dorados. Ex-ibris. Magnífico ejemplar. Gran ejemplar que reproduce en cincuenta espléndidas láminas impresas con gran calidad sobre papel de grosor especial, las imágenes de esculturas, monumentos, relieves y medallas del gran artista italiano, así como dibujos preparatorios para sus obras escultóricas. Página inicial con un texto anónimo referida al glorioso escultor. Arte italiano. Escultura italiana. Italian art. Italian sculpture.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        The Antarctic Regions

      Swann Sonnenscheim & Co., Limited / MacMillan Company, London & New York - 1900, 1st edition in English. () Very good. xii,292pp. Octavo in original decorated maroon cloth, spine slightly darkened, with plates (including frontispiece), illustrations in text from photos and folding colored map. Bernachi's copy with margin notes in pencil, in his hand. From the libray of F. Wilfred White. Spence 485. The first edition in English, reissued in 1904. L. Bernachi's Copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Sir Walter Scott: The Waverley Novels 25 Volumes. Library Edition. Containg 185 steel engravings. Inhalte / Contents: Vol. 1: Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since; Vol. 2: Guy Mannering or The Astrologer; Vol. 3: The Antiquary; Vol. 4: Rob Roy; Vol. 5: Old Mortality; Vol. 6: The Black Dwarf / A Legend of Montrose; Vol. 7: The Heart of Midlothian; Vol 8: The Bride of Lammermoor; Vol. 9: Ivanhoe; Vol. 10: The Monastery; Vol. 10: The Abbot; Vol. 11: Kenilworth; Vol. 12: The Pirate; Vol. 14: The Fortunes of Nigel; Vol. 15: Peveril of the Peak; Vol. 16: Quentin Durward; Vol. 17: St. Ronan`s Well; Vol. 18: Redgauntlet; Vol. 19: The Betrothed / Chronicles of the Canongate; Vol. 20: The Talisman / Chronicles of the Canongate; Vol. 21: Woodstock; Vol.

      Londen, London and Charles Black 1900.,, - Gr. 8° (ca. 23 x 16 cm). Bordeauxfarbener Maroquin Ganzledereinband. Über 5 Bünden mit verg. Fileteneinfassung, vergoldete Innenkantenbordüre und Kopfgoldschnitte; sign. Meistereinband von Zaehnsdorf. Londen, London and Charles Black 1900. Gr. 8° (ca. 23 x 16 cm). Bordeauxfarbener Maroquin Ganzledereinband. Über 5 Bünden mit verg. Fileteneinfassung, vergoldete Innenkantenbordüre und Kopfgoldschnitte; sign. Meistereinband von Zaehnsdorf. Exceptionally bright and well preserved antique edition. Illustrated with 185 steel engravings. Full red morocco leather bindings by Zaehnsdorf. Signed and dated by the binder, 1900. Five raised bands, top edge gilt. Spine compartments and boards elaborately gilt tooled. Some very minor wear to boards at extremities, else Near Fine. Impressive edition of these seminal writings, bound by one of Europe`s eminent firms during its most desirable period of production. Uncut edges and 24 Volumes unopened! Zustand: unbeschnitten u. 24 Bänden noch unaufgeschnitten. Ecken u. Buchrücken minimal bestoßen, ein sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 35550

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        L?Univers et l?Humanité. Histoire des différents système appliqués à l?étude de la Nature. Utilisation des forces naturelles au service des peuples. Préface de Edmond Perrier. Traduction de A. Schalck de La Faverie. 5 Volumes complets.

      Bong sans date vers 1900, Paris, - richement illustré dont certaines planches en couleurs, Demi-basane à coins, auteur titre et ornementations dorés, cuir gaufré, plaque en cuivre sur le plat supérieur, reliure de style Art Nouveau. Bon état.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Works of Oliver Goldsmith, The

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. - The Finest Set Of GoldsmithHandsomely Bound By The Macdonald Bindery of New YorkWith Frontispieces Signed By The ArtistsGOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Edited by Peter Cunningham F.S.A. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. The Wakefield Edition, limited to 500 numbered sets, this being copy no. 468, with frontispieces to volumes I-VIII signed by the artists. Twelve large octavo volumes (9 13/16 x 6 3/8 inches; 248 x 163 mm.). Ninety-six full-page plates on Japanese vellum, including frontispieces, with captioned tissue guards, a total of ninety-six illustrations by Arthur I. Keller, Albert Sterner, Alfred Fredericks, F. Luis Mora, W.P. Snyder, Charles Brughton, and others. Extra-illuminated title pages. Bound by MacDonald (stamp-signed) in contemporary three-quarter brown crushed levant morocco over marbled boards. Five raised bands with gilt dots. Compartments with gilt decoration and red morocco inlays. Top edges gilt. A fine set.Contains: Poetical Works; Good Natured Man; She Stoops To Conquer; The Grumbler; Vicar of Wakefield; Present State of Polite Learning; Citizen of the World; The Bee; Essays; Unacknowledged Essays; Introductions; Prefaces; Biographies; Reviews; Miscellanies; Letters; Life and Times (four volumes). "James Macdonald (1850-1920) was born in Scotland and trained as a bookbinder. In 1873 he came to the United States and worked with William Matthews, one of America's pre-eminent binders. He left Matthews when he had saved enough money to start his own binding business. The Macdonald bindery, established in 1880, soon became one of the most sought-after binderies in this country. In an interview with the New York Herald in November 1910, James Macdonald acknowledged that hand- binding in the industrial age was a dying art, ' the world is moving away from the art of the book lover. The world is swifter now, but it is not so thorough in many things as it once was. The average man has become used to the product of the machine. Today he knows no other standard. He has lost his touch for half-tones - for the cover of a book has its half-tones.'"After the Club Bindery closed in 1909 "James Macdonald purchased the largest part of the tools" (Thompson). Unaffected by the changing developments of the book and binding industry, the Macdonald bindery produced some of the finest bindings of its time both for themselves and for publishers and bookstores such as: Brentano's, Scribners, E.P. Dutton and Co., Gotham Book Mart and others" (Christie's, April 12, 2000).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        STORY of LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: First & Second U.S. Editions

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1900 - FIRST EVER U.S. APPEARANCE of BANNERMAN'S LITTLE BLACK SAMBO in the U.S. in FIRST EDITION / FIRST STATE +++ FIRST PRINTING of 1903/4 SECOND, LARGER EDITION ! ____________________________- 1. FIRST AMERCIAN EDITION / FIRST STATE, 1ST U.S. APPEARANCE of "The STORY Of LITTLE BLACK SAMBO"!! Published by Frederick Stokes, New York, by contract authority of Grant Richards of London in late 1900*. The 1ST U.S. COMPANY to publish BANNERMAN'S LITTLE BLACK SAMBO ! This is the Original Small Format, Dumpy Style, and the VERY FIRST EDITION in FIRST PRINTING/STATE** with Images of SAMBO on BOTH FRONT & REAR COVERS. TRUE FIRST STATE as well, with lettering in light blue to match Sambo's pants** -- in Tan Buckram Cloth binder (Red cloth binder is third state -- later 1902/3 printing!) ________________________________________ * FIRST STATE -- Printed on one side of the paper with each page of text facing a full page color illustration and with the preface explaining the Dumpy Book series. Per Yuill (p.3), "by 1900 Little Black Sambo had been published in the U.S. by Stokes. who had purchased the rights from Grant Richards. No remuneration went to Bannerman." * Note: There are no dates in these Original American Black Sambo editions, because Helen Bannerman had sold the Publishing rights to Sambo in England to Grant Richards, who promptly proceeded to not give her any royalties when the book took off in sales. So she refused to give her permission, as the author, to any copyright in the U.S. for Richards or Stokes! It was never copyrighted in the States -- thus the numerous Pirated Editions beginning as early as 1905. **According to Barton, The Pictus Orbis Sambo, pages 116-118, the first U.S. edition had the title and author lettering on the covers in pale blue, matching the color of Sambo's pants in the illustrations on the two boards. The second issue (1901) has the title in black as only change. & the third issue (1902/3) has a red cloth spine, as opposed to a tan buckram cloth spine in the first and second issues.** __________________________________ Thus, This TRUE FIRST PRINTING, FIRST STATE BUCKRAM Bound is a SOLID EXAMPLE, Complete in 56 numbered pages (did not include blank reverses in count) with all 27 Color Plates present. Some rubbing on edges & tip rounding, slight scuffing and soiling, binder tight with no loose pages, some light margin soiling only on a few pages. No Names, Marks or Damage!! A RARE FIRST EDITION TITLE -- in TRUE FIRST PRINTING / FIRST STATE!! ****************************************** 2. 1903/4 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST LARGER FORMAT VERSION, Published by STOKES, NEW YORK. (Technically referred to as Second Edition, FIRST STATE -- Larger format; Only front cover Illustrated; with first appearance of Sambo in Black Oval; Pages still printed on Obverse only.) VERY NICE EXAMPLE of the FIRST PRINTING of The Second Cover Version, enlarged somewhat from the Original 1900 format (16 mo), with first appearance of Sambo in an Oval Medallion on Front Cover Only. VERY FIRST PRINTING (Tan Buckram Cloth) of the Second 1903/4 Version with Pages still Printed one-sided with reverse of pages blank (Later Printings are on Both Sides). Very Nice Condition, with slight edge/corner wear. Interior Complete with original end papers (slightly tanned) with 56 numbered pages as well. NO NAMES, MARKS OR DAMAGE, Binder tight. This is a VERY SOLID EXAMPLE, Complete in 56 numbered pages with all Color Plates present. Very little wear. Interior Remarkably Tight & Clean, with No Names, Marks or Damage!! A SCARCE EARLY (2nd) EDITION, FIRST PRINTING!! GUARANTEED ORIGINAL, AUTHENTIC & AS DESCRIBED !! __________________________ BOTH BOOKS Are Offered so you will have NO DOUBTS!! _______________________________ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-1899. A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over an Unknown Sea About the South Pole

      William Heinemann, London - 1900, 1st UK Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. xxiv, 478pp. Octavo. Original blue decorated cloth. Untrimmed. Four colored plates, many others from photos, map. Spine a bit dull otherwise a very attractive copy. Spence 311. Narrative of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache. Cook served as surgeon and anthropologist, and Roald Amundsen was first mate. This first UK edition seems scarcer than the US edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        The Story of Little Black Sambo

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1900 - Yellow cloth spine on decorated boards, blue title, cover art shows Sambo without the oval, no date written in book, 56 pages (blank pages between written pages not counted), all artwork is very good except next to last picture has light pencil markings, all other pages are clean, there are two small edge tears on pages, in both cases picture or text is not affected. Spine: apparently title was not printed on spine, former owner has hand lettered Little Black Sambo on the spine, bottom of spine has fraying, all cover edges are rubbed [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handley Cross; AND, Ask Mamma; AND, Mr. Romford's Hounds; AND, Plain or Ringlets; AND, Hawbuck Grange and Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour (6 Titles in 11 Books)

      Bradbury, Agnew, and Co., London 1900 - 1899-1900. Handley Cross, illustrated by Leech 550pp 17 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Hawbuck Grange, illustrated by Phiz 330pp 8 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, illustrated by Leech 408pp 13 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Ask Mamma, with illustrated by Leech 412pp 13 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Plain or Ringlets, illustrated by Leech 406pp 12 hand-colored full-page steel engravings and hand-colored title page; and Mr Romford"s Hounds, illustrated by Leech and Phiz 392pp 24 hand-colored full-page steel engravings. These six works uniformly bound by Dickers & Song, Leicester Square in 11 volumes of three quarter crimson morocco leather with red cloth boards, marbled endsheets and top edge gilt. One raised band creating two compartments Tilt lettering on spine with tooled edge at top & bottom of spine. Bottom compartment has bird, arrows, heart and horseshoe designs embossed. Illustrated by many full page and in-text engravings, and hand colored steel engravings, most by John Leech, but a handful by H.K. Browne and W.T. Maud. Overall the books are in excellent condition and would be listed as near new if it was not for the sunning. but the back quarter inch of the cloth has been sunned. Pevious owner's signature on front free endpage of each volume. A quite lovely set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Times History of the War in South Africa, 1899-1902. Complete 7 Volume Set.

      London, S. Low, Marston and Co. 1900 - & volumes. Bound in contemporary red cloth. Gilt lettering and design on spine. xxiv + 392, xviii + 467, xviii + 597, xviii + 597, xxviii + 614, xxviii + 614, xv + (i) + 622, (viii) + 209; illustrated with plates, plans, maps and pocket maps, all of which present Few plates working loose. Good bindings and good covers to each volume. Minimal shelfwear. Sunning to spine of Vol. III and Vol. VII. Contemporary name and address on FEP of each volume except Vol. VII. Clean, unmarked pages. Folding out in clean, unmarked condition. A few have a small tear along the crease. Please feel free to view our photographs. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Le dressage des animaux et les combats de bêtes. Révélation des procédés employés par les professionnels pour dresser: le chien, le singe, le cheval, l'éléphant, les bêtes féroces, etc.

      Librairie De Paris 1900 - In-8 ( 230 X 150 mm ) de XXXI et 238 pages, demi-toile chagrinée verte, dos lisse janséniste, couverture illustrée conservée. Ouvrage illustré de 100 dessins par MM. BOGAÉRT et JOUARD, d'aprés des photographies, et orné d'un portrait de l'auteur. Bel exemplaire, trés pur, de cet ouvrage fort rare Animaux dressage

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        The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne 22 Volumes

      Houghton Mifflin and Company; The Riverside Press, Boston 1900 - Hardcover. 258 of 500 copies of the Autograph Edition, signed in the first volume by the author's daughter, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, who provided the introduction, and by the publisher. FRONTISPIECE OF EACH VOLUME IS SIGNED BY THAT VOLUME'S ILLUSTRATOR. This beautiful and important set is illustrated by some of the foremost illustrators from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They include several of the artists of the Brandywine School such as Howard Pyle, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Frank Schoonover and Anna Whelan Betts. Other illustrators include the famed American impressionist artist, Child Hassam. The volumes are signed as follows: Anna Whelan Betts (Volume I); Emlen McConnell (II); Sarah S. Stilwell (III); Jessie Wilcox Smith (IV); Mary Lewis Ayer (V); Eric Pape (VI); Maud Cowles (VII); B. West Clinedinst (VIII); Alice Barber Stephens (IX and X); E.C. Peixotto (XI); Frank T. Merrill (XII); Howard Pyle (XIII); A.I. Keller) (XIV); Frederick McCormick (XV); F.C. Yohn(XVI); Albert Herter (XVII); Harry Fenn (XVIII); Childe Hassam (XIX); Edmunc H. Garrett (XX); Jules Guerin (XXI); and Ross Turner (XXII). Beautifully bound in publisher's deluxe binding of three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, and gilt decorated spine with titles and floral ornaments betweeen raised bands. Marbled end pages, t.e.g. In fine condition. LIT/072310 This set may require an extra shipping fee. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        American Statesmen: Complete in 40 Volumes

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1900 - Standard Library edition. Forty volumes with Index. Octavos. Green ribbed cloth, gilt-stamped spine, top edge gilt. Illustrated with portraits. Owner's name embossed on front fly, scattered foxing, lightly stained cloth, still a very good set, lacking the scarce dustwrappers. Volume I: Benjamin Franklin by Morse; Volume I, Second Series: Ulysses S. Grant by Coolidge; Volume II: Samuel Adams by Hosmer; Volume II, Second Series: John Sherman by Burton; Volume III: Patrick Henry by Tyler; Volume III, Second Series: James G. Blaine by Stanwood; Volume IV: George Washington by Lodge; Volume IV, Second Series: Thomas B. Reed by McCall; Volume V: George Washington by Lodge; Volume V, Second Series: John Hay by Thayer; Volume VI: John Adams by Morse; Volume VI, Second Series: John Hay by Thayer; Volume VII: Alexander Hamilton by Lodge; Volume VII, Second Series: William McKinley by Olcott; Volume VIII: Gouverneur Morris by Roosevelt; Volume VIII, Second Series: William McKinley by Olcott; Volume IX: John Jay by Pellew; Volume X: John Marshall by Magruder; Volume XI: Thomas Jefferson by Morse; Volume XII: James Madison by Gay; Volume XIII: Albert Gallatin by Stevens; Volume XIV: James Monroe by Gilman; Volume XV: John Quincy Adams by Morse; Volume XVI: John Randolph by Adams; Volume XVII: Andrew Jackson by Sumner; Volume XVIII: Martin Van Buren by Shepard; Volume XIX: Henry Clay by Schurz; Volume XX: Henry Clay by Schurz; Volume XXI: Daniel Webster by Lodge; Volume XXII: John C. Calhoun by Von Holst; Volume XXIII: Thomas H. Benton by Roosevelt; Volume XXIV: Lewis Cass by Andrew C. McLaughlin; Volume XXV: Abraham Lincoln by Morse; Volume XXVI: Abraham Lincoln by Morse; Volume XXVII: William H. Seward by Lothrop; Volume XXVIII: Salmon P. Chase by Hart; Volume XXIX: Charles Francis Adams by Adams; Volume XXX: Charles Sumner by Storey; Volume XXXI: Thaddeus Stevens by McCall, and Volume XXXII: General Index by Smith. A lovely and important collectible set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        VOSKRESENIE (Resurrection)

      St. Petersburg, A. F. Marksa. n. d. (ca 1900) - Ill. by L. O. Pasternak. Contemporary half cloth. Hinges weak.( Russian ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rosenbad Antique Books]
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        Die RECHTSPRECHUNG DER OBERLANDESGERICHTE AUF DEM GEBIETE DES ZIVILRECHTS (OLGRspr). Vols. 1-46 (all publ.).

      Veit & Comp, Leipzig 1900 - ca. 22000 Seiten. Leinen. Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Einband Außen hat leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Ist gering bestoßen-berieben - als Arbeitsex. gut geeignet; Wenige Bände, ca. 10, haben kleine Einrisse am oberen Kapital; Bei Band 2 fehlt ein kleines Stück des oberen Kapitals; Das Photo zeigt selbstverständlich nur einen Teil der Bücher; 30000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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