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        Savrola

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1900. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. Spine slightly sunned, spine ends and corners a touch rubbed, light mottling to edges of boards, minor foxing to endpapers, front inner hinge gently cracked but firm, short split to bottom of rear inner hinge, margins of text block very lightly toned. An excellent copy. First US edition, first printing, published in 4000 copies on 3 February; the first UK edition appeared ten days later.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jungbrunnen Marchen

      02- Berlin- Fischer & Franke 1900 - %0D%0AA collection of four volumes of Jungbrunnen fairy tales collected in a presentation folio and slipcase. %0D%0AWith advertisements for other publications by Fischer and Franke, as well as additional details on illustrators of the volume. %0D%0APrinted in German. %0D%0AA collection of children's stories and poems, the second volume produced, collecting stories by various writers including Goethe, The Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. %0D%0AIllustrated throughout with black and white images by various illustrators including Hans von Volkmann, Franz Stasser and Georg A Stroedel. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AFour volumes in paper bindings in blue cloth folio with slipcase. Externally, smart with some rubbing and bumping. Owners label to pastedown of folio. Each volumegenerally smartwith age toning and handling marks, some edgewear. Slipcase smart with some bumping and fading to cloth. Internally, each volume firmly bound with pages bright and clean. Four loose sheetsrelating to volumes inserted in cloth folio. Overall:VERY GOOD INDEED%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        The Story of Little Black Sambo

      Frederick A. Stokes, 1900. Hardcover. Good. New York: Fredrick A. Stokes Company, [1900]: First American Edition. First Printing. First State. In Fair condition, with rubbing and soiling to the boards, and moderate edge wear. Pages are soiled, with some stains and creases. A few pages have light markings in crayon, and some short tears. The binding is holding, however there are a few exposed hinges and tenderness.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Works of Oliver Goldsmith. 12 Volume Set

      Harper and Brothers, 1900-01-01. Paperback. Good. 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.

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        Struwelfritze.

      o. O., 1900 - o. O., o. J. [Berlin?, um 1900]. o. Pag. [9 Bll.] Illustr. OPp. Verlagsnr. 298. Rühle, 365. Es fehlt ein Blatt: Der Vielfraß. - Blätter fachmännisch rest. - Einseitig bedruckt, bis auf das Titelblatt. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Zum Andenken an das Mellini Theater Hannover

      O.O., o.V., o.J. (um 1900).. Mit einem Foto von Hermann Mellini und 8 einmontierten Fotoabbildungen des Theaters von Georg Alpers jun.: 1. Außenansicht; 2. Vestibule; 3. Kleiner Saal; 4. Inneres; 5. Vorhang; 6. Logenhaus; 7. Plafond; 8. Villa Mellini. Leporello i. Lwd.-Mappe m. Goldprägung.. Das Mellini-Theater in Hannover galt um die Jahrhundertwende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert als eines der führenden Varietetheater in Deutschland und befand sich in der damaligen Artilleriestr. 10 (später Kurt-Schumacher-Straße 25/27) - Sehr gut erhalten. Selten!

      [Bookseller: HESPERUS BUCHHANDLUNG & VERSANDANTIQUARI]
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        The Shadowy Waters

      Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1900. First Edition, first printing. Square 4to. 57pp. Blue vertically ribbed cloth lettered in gold at spine and with two small gilt vignettes to upper board. Bevelled edges, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tips of corners and head and base of spine very lightly chafed and just a trace of spotting to endpapers. A very good copy. Indications of a bookplate carefully removed from front pastedown. Yeats' lyrical play, preceded by an untitled poem which begins "I walked among the seven woods of Coole" (originally printed under the title 'Introduction to a Dramatic Poem' in 'The Speaker' earlier the same month). Wade 30.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Deutschlands Ritter- und Verdienst-Orden der Gegenwart.

      Berlin, J.A. Stargardt, 1900.. Groß-Folio (50x36), (V), 200 S., mit 17 Ordenstafeln mit gegenüberliegender Beschreibung (so komplett), oranger Oln mit farb/gold gepräg DBild, KopfgoldSchnitt, SchmuckVorsätze, rückseitig minimalst fleckig, winziges Fleckchen verso Vorsatz, kleiner Vermerk/STempel verso Vorsatz / verso Titel, die Tafeln in der obEcke mit minimalem Feuchtigkeitsrand, sehr schönes gepflegtes Exemplar,. <Deutschlands Ritterorden und Verdienstorden>

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche : Bad Wa]
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        CHOICE RECIPES. Prepared for and Issued by the Pacific Department of National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn. and Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Springfield, Mass

      San Francisco:: The Whitaker & Ray Co.,. 1900.. 8-1/2" x 5-5/8". 1st edition (Brown 55; Cook p. 26; Glozer 61). [2], 57, [5] pp.. Blue flexible printed cloth boards.. Moderate wear to boards (soiling and rubbing). Otherwise, a VG. example.. "Of all appeals - although/ I grant the power of pathos and of gold,/ Of beauty, flattery, threats, a shilling - no/ Method&#39;s more sure at moments to take hold/ Of the best feelings of mankind, which grow/ More tender, as we every day behold,/ Than that all-softening, overpowering knell,/ The tocsin of the soul - the dinner bell. -Byron". &#11;&#11;Rare in the trade. OCLC records 16 insitutional holdings of this title.

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        CHOICE RECIPES. Prepared for and Issued by the Pacific Department of National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn. and Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Springfield, Mass

      San Francisco:: The Whitaker & Ray Co.,. 1900.. 8-1/2" x 5-5/8". 1st edition (Brown 55; Cook p. 26; Glozer 61). [2], 57, [5] pp.. Blue flexible printed cloth boards.. Moderate wear to boards (soiling and rubbing). Otherwise, a VG. example.. "Of all appeals - although/ I grant the power of pathos and of gold,/ Of beauty, flattery, threats, a shilling - no/ Method&#39;s more sure at moments to take hold/ Of the best feelings of mankind, which grow/ More tender, as we every day behold,/ Than that all-softening, overpowering knell,/ The tocsin of the soul - the dinner bell. -Byron". & & Rare in the trade. OCLC records 16 insitutional holdings of this title.

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        Svartedauen.

      Kra., J. M. Stenersen & Co.s Forlag. 1900. Folio. Originalt grønt shirtingbind med dekor på fordekkelen. Upaginert. (40 s.). Gjennomillustrert.. To ex libris, ellers et meget pent eksemplar

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        A scientific analysis of the deadly wreck of the Yukon River Steamer Florence S. in Alaska

      Fine content Autograph Manuscript Signed \"James. P Kimball,\" four pages, 8.25\" x 12.5\", titled \"Wreck of the Florence S.\" Offered together with a letterpress copy of the same manuscript. Some toning, marginal wear and minor tears.Kimball authors his own account of the ship\'s capsizing in the Yukon River in July 1900 that resulted in the deaths of three passengers. Kimball who was in Alaska at the time working on a survey, offers an analysis of the disaster from an engineering standpoint: \"Total destruction was wrought in an instant but too sharp a turn in an 8-mile current with a boat so loaded down that her guards were half under water. Crates of furniture on the hurricane [sic] deck doubtless added to her instability, which was obvious to all the passengers. A few moments of listing first to one side - then to the other - gave the last warning of her instability. With a final and decisive list to the starboard followed by a lurch, the cargo was spilled and the boat capsized. The top-hamp

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, June 1900, Vol. LX, No. 2 - Includes "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy - With Special Reference to the Harnessing of the Sun&#39;s Energy", by Nikola Tesla

      New York: The Century Co.. Soft Cover. Pages 158-320 + 88 pages of advertisements. Pages 175 through 211 present Tesla&#39;s famous article "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" which includes ten excellent black and white photos documenting just some of his incredible experiments and demonstrations. According to the table of contents these photos are published here for the first time. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Short openings and small chips to periphery. Binding intact. A sound copy of this superb Tesla collectible. . Good. 1900. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        A New Wonderland. Illustrated by Frank Ver Beck

      New York: Russell, 1900. 4to, x, 190pp, color frontispiece and 15 two-color plates within the pagination. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, a really good copy of a book rarely found in even adequate condition. In a new box. First edition, in the first state binding with pictorial endpapers. This is BaumÕs first book (although Mother Goose In Prose was published first). This title was an obvious attempt to cash in on the popularity of Ã’Alice In WonderlandÓ; it was late reworked and published as Ã’The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of MoÓ. Aleph-Bet notes: Ã’A notoriously rare Baum fantasy, that when found is usually lacking the frontis.Ó Not in Cotsen, Oppenheimer, Osborne, or Gumuchian. & & Peter Hanff noted: Ã’The volume has sixteen color inserts, including the title page, as follows: facing the title page, the title page, and facing pages 4, 12, 28, 38, 48, 60, 72, 92, 104, 120, 132, 152, 168, and 186. The plates, though unnumbered, are included in the pagination. Justin Schiller once had a file copy from the publisher that was annotated to indicate that the firm had run short of frontispieces.Ó

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        History of New York, A

      New York: R.H. Russell, 1900. - One of 100 Deluxe Copies with the Plates in Two States[PARRISH, Maxfield, illustrator]. IRVING, Washington. A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Containing, among Many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastrous Projects of William the Testy, and the Chivalric Achievements of Peter the Headstrong --- the Three Dutch Governors of New Amsterdam; Being the Only Authentic History of the Times that Ever Hath Been or Ever Will Be Published by Diedrich Knickerbocker The whole Embellish'd by Eight Pictures from the Hand of Maxfield Parrish, Esqre. New York: R.H. Russell, 1900. Printed by D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston (verso of title-page).Edition DeLuxe, one of 100 copies signed by the publisher. Folio (12 3/8 x 9 inches; 314 x 228 mm.). xxiv, 298, [1], [1 blank] pp. Title-page printed in red and black. Eight black and white plates in two states, with the proofs before letterpress printed on Japon Vellum. Publisher's DeLuxe presentation binding of full dark green morocco, spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt. Affixed to the front paste-down is the Publishers rectangular label printed in red "This edition is limited to / one hundred signed copies, / of which this is No. "26 / R. H. Russell". Spine slightly faded, slight offsetting from turn-ins onto endpapers. A fine copy."Parrish began a series of drawings in the spring of 1898 to illustrate the well-known book Knickerbocker's History of New York. A delightful parody on the history of colonial New York written by Washington Irving in 1809, Diedrich Knickerbocker's history was reprinted with Parrish's drawings in 1900 by R.H. Russell of New York. The artist worked the series into his schedule of commissions for magazine and poster designs, finishing the last of the nine drawings in September, 1899, a year and a half after the first one was begun.Parrish's visual interpretations of Washington Irving's Knickerbocker characters were as amusing as the text for which they were created. In depicting Oloffe Van Kortlandt's dream of the future New York (Oloffe, by selecting the site for New Amsterdam,became America's first great land speculator), Parrish set him against a turn-of-the-century Manhattan skyline. The portly little dreamer, perched in a treetop, reflects the burlesque humor of Irving's satirical history. Washington Irving characterized the American Indian as the innocent victim of the European settlers' greed, describing the Indian race as one which lived in harmony with its environment until "the benevolent inhabitants of Europe. [beheld] their sad condition. [and] immediately went to work to ameliorate and improve it. They introduced among them rum, gin, brandy, and the other comforts of life An Indian man, still reacting from the sting of a swallow of strong alcohol, appears somewhat uncertain about this gift from the white man in Parrish's illustration for this passage. The two-dimensional drawing, in ink, disregards linear perspective and, with the contrasting shading in lithographic crayon to give volume to the figure, creates an unusual juxtaposition of sizes and distances which adds significantly to the interest of the composition. The distant windmill is drawn with the same attention to minute detail as the demijohn sitting on the wall in the foreground. In both his drawings and his paintings the artist regularly exercised with great skill his preference for giving equal attention to details near and distant. (Coy Ludwig, Maxfield Parrish, pp. 25-26). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, The [Baroda Edition]

      1900. &#147;He that has the &#145;Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night&#146;has Hashisch-made-words for life&#148; (W.H. Henley)[ARABIAN NIGHTS]. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. A Plain and Literal Translation of The Arabian Nights Entertainment. Translated and Annotated by Richard F. Burton. [N.p.: n.d.., ca. 1903]. Baroda Edition. Limited to 950 sets (this being # 103). Sixteen octavo volumes (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches; 235 x 161 mm.). (Ten volumes of The Thousand and One Nights and six volumes of The Supplemental Nights). With seventy-one plates (including frontispieces). Bound by Stikeman & Co., in contemporary three-quarter green morocco over green cloth boards ruled in gilt. Spines decoratively lettered and tooled in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. A fine set.The Arabian Nights&#146; Entertainments is &#147;a collection of ancient Persian-Indian-Arabian tales, originally in Arabic, arranged in its present form about 1450, probably in Cairo. The collection is also known as A Thousand and One Nights. Although the stories are discrete in plot, they are unified by Scheherazade, the supposed teller; she postpones her execution by telling her husband Schahriah, a story night after night, without revealing the climax until the following session&#133;Sir Richard Burton&#146;s monumental version&#133;was issued only to subscribers by the Kamashastra Society of Benares in 1885-86. Among the more recent editions is [one] by Powys Mathers&#148; (Benét&#146;s Reader&#146;s Encyclopedia). The most popular stories include &#147;Aladdin,&#148; &#147;Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,&#148; and &#147;Sinbad the Sailor.&#148;"Burton arrived at Bombay in October 1842 and was posted to Baroda, about 400 kilometres to the north, where he spent much of his time perfecting his knowledge of Hindustani and Arabic." (R. J. Howgego).

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        Entwurf für eine Postkarte mit einer Gesamtansicht vom Maximilianeum aus sowie einer Ansicht vom Innenhof des Hofbräuhauses.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift von Johann Conrad Steinmann, um 1900, 9,5 x 14 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXI, S. 575/76. - Der Schweizer Maler und Graphiker wurde 1866 in Neftenbach geboren. Er studierte in Paris an der Akademie Julian und der Ecole des Beaux Arts. - Verso alt bezeichnet. Fein ausgeführter Entwurf. Sehr dekorativ in breite alte Nußholzleiste gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Portrait d'une jeune femme. Lithographie. Um 1900. Unten rechts im Stein signiert.

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

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

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

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        Florence Fenwick Miller : 2 manuscript letters signed

      no publisher, undated, ca. 1900? - Two typed letters SIGNED by Florence Fenwick Miller. Undated, presumed late 19th / early 20th century. Florence Fenwick Miller was a British woman who became a prominent leader in the trans-century struggle for women&#146;s suffrage and the general emancipation of women, through her roles as a medical pioneer, lecturer, journalist, editor, and activist, in both England and the United States. Subjects: Letters and correspondence -- Suffragettes -- Signatures -- Signed letters. The letters are in a very good condition, with some dulling and dust-toning as with age. One of the letters is slightly stained on the first page. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 2 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Lord Jim

      First Edition of ìLord JimîCONRAD, Joseph. Lord Jim. A Tale. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900.First edition. Octavo (7 3/8 x 5 inches; 189 x 127 mm). [6], 451, [1, blank] pp.Original pale green linen-grain cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in black on front cover and decoratively stamped in black and lettered in gilt on spine. Largely unopened. Endpapers very slightly browned. Some occasional light foxing. Gilt very bright. About fine.ìProbably Conradís most popular and accessible work, the novel concerns a young Englishman who decides on a career at sea \'after a course of light holiday literature\'. However, the sea does not live up to his romantic expectations. The crisis comes when the Patna, with its 800 passengers, collides at sea, while Jim, the chief mate and officer on watch, had been day-dreaming about heroic adventures. Not only does Jim fail to live up to his own romantic self-image, he fails in his duty as an officer. In the second half of the novel he is given another chance and, in the romantic world of Patusan, he is allowed to realized his romantic expectations until the arrival of the piratical Gentleman Brown confronts him with a second crisis. Apart from its engagement with Conradian concerns of isolation, identity, betrayal, solidarity, and moral tests, the novel also marked a development in Conrad\'s narrative method both in its handling of narration and in its use of time-shiftî (The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English).Keating 25. Smith, Conrad, 5. Wise, Conrad, 7.HBS 67097.$6,500

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        Horse Race Betting Tickets and Bag of a Reputed Felonious Bookmaker.

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

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        The Works

      Boston, The E. Holdoway Publishing Co.,, 1900. The Cambridge text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright; with introductions, notes and glossaries to each play by Israel Gollancz, editor of The Temple Shakespeare. 24 volumes, octavo (227 × 154 mm). Contemporary green half crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, emblem to front boards, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With numerous engravings throughout printed on japon. Spines uniformly sunned, an excellent set handsomely bound. Édition Aquarelle. Limited to 10 numbered copies. A variorum edition with the text taken from the Cambridge edition in its latest revised form (1891&#150; 93). Along with the 37 canonical plays this edition also includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, attributed to both Shakespeare and John Fletcher, and Edward III whose authorship is debated but still largely attributed to Shakespeare.

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        18 Plates of Ornamental Tiles Collected By the Afghan Boundary Commission (title to portfolio)

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

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        Philosophie des Geldes

      Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1900. Octavo (234 × 158 mm). Contemporary pebble grained caalf aand marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered gilt, marbled edges. Joints lightly rubbed, small ink splash to fore edge. A very good copy. First edition of Simmel&#39;s "seminal work" (Herbert Frankel in The New Palgrave). "Simmel&#39;s philosophy tried always to find in single appearances or instances of life, the meaning of the whole. As one of these he selected money. He saw it in functional relativistic terms: the symbol of the spirit, forms and thought of modern civilization. He viewed money not in mechanical terms but as a conflict between our abstract conceptions of money and the social trust on which it is based. He elucidated the moral basis of the monetary order and warned that it might be subverted through our tendency to think of money in purely abstract terms. If it was through John Maynard Keynes that the revolt against the predominant 19th-century view of money was made respectable, it was Simmel who had laid bare the causes of that revolt." (ibid.)

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        Wochenschrift für Tierheilkunde und Viehzucht. Konvolut von 9 Bänden, geschlossene Folge der Jahresbände 1900 - 1908.

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

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

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

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        Confederate Reunion &#150; (Printed broadside)

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

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

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

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

      Boston, The E. Holdoway Publishing Co., 1900 - 24 volumes, octavo (227 × 154 mm). Contemporary green half crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, emblem to front boards, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spines uniformly sunned, an excellent set handsomely bound. With numerous engravings throughout printed on japon. Édition Aquarelle. Limited to 10 numbered copies. A variorum edition with the text taken from the Cambridge edition in its latest revised form (1891&#150; 93). Along with the 37 canonical plays this edition also includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, attributed to both Shakespeare and John Fletcher, and Edward III whose authorship is debated but still largely attributed to Shakespeare.

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

      . Near Fine. N.d., circa 1900. The pen and ink ink drawing is 20 by 11.5 cm. Depicted is Philip James Bailey, who is carrying under his arms his 1839 magnum opus, the very long poem, "Festus", admired by Tennyson and other leading poets of the day, and supposedly an influence on James Joyce. The work was Bailey&#39;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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        Lebensrad. Bildertrommel mit ausgestanzten Sehschlitzen, gedrechseltem Holzfuß und 12 beidseitig bedruckten farblithographierten Motivbändern aus Papier.

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

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

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

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

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

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        ORIGINAL SIGNED PEN AND INK ARTWORK .

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

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

      University of Chicago, 1900 and others. PAMPHLET. 8 scarce offprints by Jacques Loeb. Titles included: On Ion-Proteid Compounds and their Role in the Mechanics of Life Phenomena. I. The Poisonous Character of a Pure NaCl Solution (1900); On an Apparently New Form of Muscular Irritability (Contact Irritability?) Produced by Solutions of Salts (Preferably Sodium Salts) whose Anions are Liable to Form Insoluble Calcium Compounds (1901); 2. Further Experiments on Heterogeneous Hybridization in Echinoderms 3. Influence of Calcium and Barium on the Secretory Activity of the Kidney 4. Note on the Galvanotropic Reactions of the Meduse Polyorchis Penicillata A. Agassiz (1904); On Chemical Methods by which the Eggs of a Mollusc (Lottia Gigantea) can be Caused to Become Mature (1905); Uber die Ursachen der Giftigkeit einer reinen Chlornatriumlosung und ihrer Entgiftung durch K und Ca. (1906); Uber die Hemmung der zerstorenden Wirkung neutraler Salzlosungen auf das befruchtete Ei mittels Cyankalium (1910); Uber die Hemmung der Giftwirkung von Hydroxylionen auf das Seeigelei mittels Cyankalium (1910); Warum hemmt Natriumcyanid die Giftwirkung einer Chlornatriumlosung fur das Seeigelie? (1910) Mostly in Very Good condition. Ownership signature of: A. W. Greeley (worked with Loeb at Woods Hole) not to be confused with the Polar explorer. One inscribed "With the Author&#39;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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        Harmadik Azsiai Utazasa (Third Journey to Asia -2 Volumes)

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

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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