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        The Poetical Works of John Milton

      Oxford - At the Clarendon Press, 1900. Oxford - At the Clarendon Press, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A blue cloth hardback with blind-stamped motif on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine. Clipped dust wrapper. Some of the pages are uncut. First edition with dustwrapper (scarce)The Poetical Works of John Milton edited by Henry Beeching, with the original dust wrapper. Henry Charles Beeching (1859 - 1919) was an English clergyman, author and poet. He was educated at the City of London School and at Balliol College, Oxford. He took holy orders in 1882, and began work in a Liverpool parish. He later became Dean of Norwich. He gave the Clark Lecture in 1900 on The history of lyrical poetry in England. He wrote a book on Francis Atterbury. Condition: The binding is tight and secure with the boards and text block securely attached. There is some minor wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing. The dust wrapper is brownedand rubbedand minor chipping. Internally the pages are bright and clean with the occasional handling mark. Overall near fine in a very good dustwrapper..

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        Crania Suecica Antiqua. Eine Darstellung der Schwedischen Menschen-Schädel aus dem Steinalter dem Bronzezeitalter und dem Eisenzeitalter sowie ein Blick auf die Forschungen über die Rassencharaktere der europäischen Völker.

      . Stockholm 1900. Mit 92 Tafeln in Lichtdruck und ausserdem 8 Tafeln im Nachtrage. Fol. IV + 182 pp. + plates. Publisher's halfcloth in a little worn slipcase. Mint copy. * First German edition with descriptions of prehistoric Swedish skulls..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Last of the Mohicans

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1900. London - Macmillan and Co., 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This romantic historical novel focuses around the 1757 war named The Seven Years War between France and India. Beautifully illustrated throughout including a frontispiece with tissue guard entitled The Departure. Cooper grew up in the frontier town founded by his father, but his daughter Susan Cooper notes that as a young man he had few opportunities to meet and talk with native Americans: occasionally some small party of the Oneidas, or other representatives of the Five Nations, had crossed his path in the valley of the Susquehanna, or on the shores of Lake Ontario, where he served when a midshipman in the navy. He read what sources were available at the timeHeckewelder, Charlevoix, William Penn, Smith, Elliot, Colden, Lang, Lewis and Clarke, and Mackenzie. Condition: In original maroon cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine and front board. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Shelfwear to the spine. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages. Occasional instances of spotting. Copperplate ink signature to half title page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        La Guerre en Ballon

      Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1900. Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart copy of this war novel about fighting using dirigibles and hot air balloons. In French. With numerous illustrations throughout by Paul de Semant and coloured title page. Part of the 'La Guerre de Demain' series. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Novels of George Alfred Henty

      - London - Blackie and Son, 1900. - London - Blackie and Son, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three adventure novels by prolific Victorian children's author George Alfred Henty. Containing In The Hands of the Cave-Dwellers (c. 1904), With the British Legion (c. 1905), and The Lion of St Mark (c. 1900) Illustrated throughout witheleven plates, including two coloured frontispieces. George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His children's novels typically revolved around a boy or young man living in troubled times. These ranged from the Punic War to more recent conflicts such as the Napoleonic Wars or the American Civil War. Henty's heroes which occasionally included young ladies are uniformly intelligent, courageous, honest and resourceful with plenty of 'pluck' yet are also modest. Condition: In decorative cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some marks and sunning to the spines. Some bumping also. Four hinges strained, with front hinge of In the Hands of the Cave-Dwellers nearly failed. Internally, binding strained. Ink signature to the front free-endpaper of With the British Legion. Pages are bright and mainly clean, though with the occasional patch of foxing and handling mark. Overall: GOOD..

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        Selections from Addison's Spectator

      London - Blackie and Son, 1900. London - Blackie and Son, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A selection of essays and letters intended for female readers,originally published in The Spectator. With frontispiece of Sir Roger de Coverley in the hunting field. Containing many articles, amongst which are Lady Burnt in the Playhouse at Copenhagen, French Cookery, and On Riding Dresses. Condition: In an armorial calf binding. Externally smart, with some marks to the boards and some light wear to the extremities and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall. VERY GOOD..

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        Alt-München in 20 Stichen

      München, Kunst-Salon J. Littauer, Auflage nicht genannt, um 1900, 20 Blatt, 21 cm (Mappe), Buntpapierbezogene Mappe mit 20 Abzügen von Stahlstichen, Sprache: deutsch. . bestens erhaltene Abzüge in einer buntpapierbezogenen Mappe mit Klappen, diese mit Gebrauchsspuren. Abgebildet sind die folgenden Motive: Glaspalast, Propyläen, Bavaria mit Ruhmeshalle, Nymphenburg (Residenz), Magdalenenkapelle in Nymphenburg, Maria-Eich in Planegg, Grosshesseloher Eisenbahnbrücke, Nationalmuseum, Neue Pinakothek, Residenz, Maximilianeum, Frauenkirche, Hoftheater, Residenz (Saalbau), Postgebäude, Regierung, Auerkirche, Siegesthor, Bahnhof, Wittelsbacher Palast. Technik: Stahlstich; Blattgrösse: 20,0 x 15,0 cm; Abbildungsgrösse bzw. Plattenrand: ca. 7,0 x 4,0 cm, hoch oder quer. Näheres zu diesen Stichen war in den bibliographischen Quellen nicht zu ermitteln. Bilddaten können auf Wunsch zugesandt werden

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernhard]
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        Die Bergkraxler. Ein lustiges Gesellschaftsspiel von Lothar Meggendorfer.

      (Stuttgart, Gustav Weise. um 1900).. Originalkasten mit buntem Deckelbild; quer 26,5 x 34,5 x 4 cm). Inhalt: vierteiliger, farbig illustrierter Spielplan auf dicker Pappe (50 x 65 cm); 6 Bergkraxler aus Mischmasse in alter Bemalung (ca. 8 cm groß!); 1 Beutel mit Spielgeld. - Spielanleitung im Innendeckel. Verlagsnummer 434. de; 1. (Ecken und Kanten des Kastens berieben und bestoßen; eine Ecke des Rahmens von innen repariert; Kanten teilweise etwas geöffnet; Deckelbild gering schwach fleckig; Spielplan im guten Zustand; Figuren teilweise mit kleinen Rissen in der Oberfläche, eine Figuretwas locker am Fuß, ein Stab zur Hälfte ersetzt; Würfel fehlen) - *** sehr seltenes Spiel mit tollen Spielfiguren! - (Lager Bi 30)

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Wolfgang Kohlweyer]
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        Neue Lebende Bilder. Ein Ziehbilderbuch.

      München, Braun & Schneider, um 1900.. 10. Auflage. 33 x 24 cm. 9 Blatt mit 8 kolorierten Ziehbildern. Farbig illustr. OHlwd.; 10. Vgl. Krahe 102; Ries 8. - Enthält: Der Porträtmaler, Das gute Katzerl, Der Virtuos, Der Wurstler, Grosse Wäsche, Der Holzhauer, Der Student und sein Pudel, Der Brunnen. - Vorsätze erneuert, Vorwort mit hs. Schenkungsvermerk von 1909. Minimal fleckig, Ziehmechanismen, seitlich mit ausgebesserten Einrissen, funktionsfähig, nur bei Student und Pudel nicht.

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        Decouverte et Evolution Cartographique de Terre-Neuve et des Pays Circonvoisins 1497-1501-1769. Essais de geographie historique et documentaire

      Paris/London: H. Welter & Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles 1900 - limited to 10 copies on Whatman, this being copy "H" and initialed by Harrisse, from a total printing of 380; with a 1901 inked inscription from Harrisse to E. W. Dahlgreen to the front free endpaper; thick quarto, lxxii, 420 pp., color frontis., plates; original quarter vellum & blue leather covered boards with leather label to spine, as issued; covers rubbed at the edges, slight moisture stain to bottom margin of the front cover and bottom edge near the spine, text and images unaffected; Dahlgreen's book plate to the front paste down, overall very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Celebrities of the Stage

      London - George Newnes, 1900. London - George Newnes, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early twentieth century collection of biographies of famous stage actors. Illustrated throughout with many full-page colour portraits. Including biographies of Stella Gastelle, George Alexander, Robert Taber, Lewis Waller, and many others. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, rather worn, with some bumping and rubbing. Backstrip lifting, and marks to the boards. Hinges are tender. Internally, binding tender. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Pages are bright, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Sesame and Lilies with Unto this Last

      London - Sisley's, 1900. London - Sisley's, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two collections of essays and lectures of social criticism by John Ruskin. From Ruskin's Manchester lectures of 1857, his confidence as a lecturer grew, for he relished the direct contact with an audience, the opportunity to extemporize, and the persuasive effect the immediacy of his presence and delivery had. Such lectures and addresses could then be gathered up, revised, and issued in volume form, and throughout the 1860s this was his method of publication. These lectures should be read as a continuous and developing discourse, rather than as closed studies of fixed subjects. They were critiques both of contemporary culture and of the society that produced that culture -DNB. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, fine, just a few marks. The front hinge is slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean and bright, with a few spots and a little browning to the first and last few pages. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Les Caracteres de La Bruyere

      Paris - Bibliotheque-Charpentier, 1900. Paris - Bibliotheque-Charpentier, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leatherbound volume with marble paper covered boards and gilt title to the spine. The volume is in French. Jean de La Bruyre (1645 1696), was a French essayist and moralist. His Caractres appeared in 1688, and at once, as Nicolas de Malezieu had predicted, brought him bien des lecteurs et bien des ennemis (many readers and many enemies). His unpopularity was, however, chiefly confined to the subjects of his sarcastic portraiture, and to the hack writers of the time, of whom he was wont to speak with a disdain only surpassed by that of Alexander Pope. The plan of the book is thoroughly original, if that term may be accorded to a novel and skilful combination of existing elements. The treatise of Theophrastus may have furnished the first idea, but it gave little more. With the ethical generalizations and social Dutch painting of his original La Bruyre combined the peculiarities of the Montaigne Essais, of the Penses and Maximes of which Pascal and La Rochefoucauld are the masters respectively, and lastly of that peculiar 17th century product, the portrait or elaborate literary picture of the personal and mental characteristics of an individual. The result was quite unlike anything that had been before seen, and it has not been exactly reproduced since, though the essay of Addison and Steele resembles it very closely, especially in the introduction of fancy portraits. In the titles of his work, and in its extreme desultoriness, La Bruyre reminds the reader of Montaigne, but he aimed too much at sententiousness to attempt even the apparent continuity of the great essayist. The short paragraphs of which his chapters consist are made up of maxims proper, of criticisms literary and ethical, and above all of the celebrated sketches of individuals baptized with names taken from the plays and romances of the time. These last are the great feature of the work, and that which gave it its immediate if not its enduring popularity. They are wonderfully piquant, extraordinarily life-like in a certain sense, and must have given great pleasure or more frequently exquisite pain to the originals, who were in many cases unmistakable and in most recognizable. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with both covers and all pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including bumping to the corners and heavy rubbing to the edges of the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and slightly age-toned with the occasional handling mark and some pencil annotations. Overall the volume is in good condition..

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        Le-Ha-Ve Sammelalbum ( = Lebensmittel-Handelsvereinigung, Hamburg-Altona ). Sammelbilderalbum 1 mit 144 Bildern in 24 Serien vollständig.

      Hamburg, Hannover, Lebensmittel-Handels-Vereinigung,. ( Ohne Angabe des Erscheinungsjahres - ca. 1900 erschienen ) Das erste Album mit allen 144 lose eingesteckten farbigen Bildern vollständig. Jede Serie mit 6 Bildern. Im OKatonband mit einigen Textzwischenseiten, Quer8° ( 17,5 x 23,5 cm ). Die Serien zeigen: Alte Schiffstypen - Kaffee - Die Jagd - Mühlen - Sport - Hamburger Verwaltungsgebäude - Hamburger Originale - Niederlassungen der Hanse - Alte Hamburger Kaufmannshäuser - Historische Schiffe - Neue Hamburger Kaufmannshäuser - Der Wettlauf zwischen dem Hasen und dem Igel ( 2 Serien mit zusammen 12 Bildern ) -- Hamburger Hafenbilder - Hamburger Fleete und Höfe - Bedeutende Plätze aus alten Hansestädten - Sport - Serie 19 ( gezeigt werden Militärbilder wie Kamerad, Infanterist, Artillerist, Sapeur, Die Revue, Reitende Diener - Hamburger Tore - Hamburger Kirchen - Serie 22: Bremen - Niederdeutsche Dichter - Ausflugsorte um Hamburg ( Alster: Mit Alstertal, Fuhlsbütteler Schleuse, Rodenbecker Quellental, Feenteich, Poppenbütteler Schleuse, Binnen- und Außenalster. Die Bilder so vollständig. Das Album etwas fleckig, berieben, angeknickt. Innen die Zwischenseiten ( Anzeigen ) teils etwas fleckig und angeknickt - die eingesteckten Bilder oft mit etwas angeknickten Ecken, sonst guter und meist farbfrischer Zustand. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

      London and Melbourne - Ward, Lock and Co, 1900. London and Melbourne - Ward, Lock and Co, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive collection of poems by John Greenleaf Whittier. With an illustration to frontispiece and an engraving to first page of text. Condition: In a red morocco binding with gilt textblock edges. Externally, smart with slight wear to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Coral Island

      London - The Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1900. London - The Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart copy of Ballantyne's novel, in a South Manchester School prize binding. Featuring a tissue-guarded illustrated frontispiece. With a South Manchester School prize presentation label to the front pastedown, awarded to E. Beeley, dated 1922. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with just some shelfwear and sunning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Some very light scattered foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

      London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1900. London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very attractive copy of Swift's classic, Gulliver's Travels. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Robert Mackenzie, facsimiles of the original maps, and illustrations. Bound by Bickers and Son (binder's stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Condition: In an armorial tree calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, smart, with just some very light rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Palestine Exploration Fund

      ONT>1900 - London - At the Fund's Office. ONT>1900 - London - At the Fund's Office, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Bound in original printed paper wraps and illustrated with aprox 13 folding plates and many other plates and in text illustrations. This is the fund's quarterly statement for January 1900 which includes; Fourth Report on te Excavation at Tell Zakariya; Last of the Casts and Moulds; On a Rock-Cut Tomb North of Jerusalem; The Age of the Inscribed Jar-Handles from Palestine; Newly discivered Tomb on Mount Scopus; and lots more. The Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF) was founded in 1865 by a group of distinguished academics and clergymen The purpose of the PEF is to promote research into the archaeology and history, manners and customs and culture, topography, geology and natural sciences of the Levant the southern portion of which was conventionally named 'Palestine'. The Palestine Exploration Fund today is an active organisation which publishes a respected academic journal, the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. In addition, the PEF presents public lectures on a wide range of subjects and funds several research projects covering a range of subjects in the Levant by way of small annual grants. Condition: The binding is loose and many pages are holding by the cords only. Both covers are attached although the front inner hinge is broken and the front cover and spine are detached from the main text block, holding at the rear hinge only. There is some minor wear to the extremites including some chipping to the edges and some handling marks. The spine and edges of the covershave been taped. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some mild spots in places an dthe odd handling mark..

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        Philosophical Studies:

      London - The Athenaeum Pres, 1900. London - The Athenaeum Pres, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A selection of tales from the Comedie Humaine of influential French author, Honore de Balzac. Including:The Great Man of the Provinces in Paris, Being the Second Part of Lost IllusionsCatherine de' MediciThe Lesser BourgeoisieAn Historical Mysery/An Episode Under the TerrorWith tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume. La Comdie humaine (The Human Comedy) is the title of Honor de Balzac's (17991850) multi-volume collection of interlinked novels and stories depicting French society in the period of the Restoration and the July Monarchy (18151848). Four volumes of thirty volumes only. Condition: In red cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart, though with a few marks and somr slight bumping. Sunning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, though with some scattered instances of foxing (particularly to first and last few pages). Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Book of the All-Round Angler

      London - L. Upcott Gill, 1900. London - L. Upcott Gill, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A comprehensive guide to both fresh and salt waterangling with over 283 illustrations, including colour plates. With four volumes bound in one volume. These 'divisions' are 'Angling for Coarse Fish', 'Angling for Pike', 'Angling for Game Fish', and 'Angling in Salt Water'. With advertisements to front and rear. With ink inscription dated 1932 to half title. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound but with bumping and wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Generally, bright and clean. With marginal age toning to publisher's catalogue to rear due to paper used. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Abbe Mouret's Transgression

      London - Chatto and Windus, 1900. London - Chatto and Windus, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An English translation of the fifth of Zola's Les Rougoun-Macquart collection. Viciously anticlerical in tone, it follows on from the horrific events at the end of La Conqute de Plassans, focussing this time on a remote Provenal backwater village. With publisher's catalogue to the rear. Condition: In a decorative blue cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with just some light bumping and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        South Africa and the Transvaal War

      01 - London - The Caxton Publishing Co., 1900. 01 - London - The Caxton Publishing Co., 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A history of South Africa and the Transvaal War (the first of the Agnlo-Boer wars). With hundreds of illustrations throughout, many of which are coloured, and numerous folding maps. With the defeat of the Zulus, and the Pedi, the Transvaal Boers were able to give voice to the growing resentment against the 1877 British annexation of the Transvaal and complained that it had been a violation of the Sand River Convention of 1852, and the Bloemfontein Convention of 1854. Major-General Sir George Pomeroy Colley, after returning briefly to India, finally took over as Governor of Natal, Transvaal, High Commissioner of SE Africa and Military Commander in July 1880. Multiple commitments prevented Colley from visiting the Transvaal where he knew many of the senior Boers. Instead he relied on reports from the Administrator, Sir Owen Lanyon, who had no understanding of the Boer mood or capability. Belatedly Lanyon asked for troop reinforcements in December 1880 but was overtaken by events. Complete in six volumes, with supplementary seventh volume (a second supplementary volume was added in 1902). Condition: In decorative redcloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally smart, with just some light bumping. Slight cocking to one spine. Two hinges slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, with just a couple of pages working loose. Pages are bright, with just the occasional handling markand patch of foxing. Small loss to endpapers of volume II. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        With the Flag to Pretoria

      00, 1900. 00, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A history of the Boer War 1899 - 1900 illustrated mainly from photographs and authentic sketches taken in South Africa, including an illustration tofrontispiece of volume one of 'Her Majesty The Queen Visiting Her Wounded Soldiers. ' With coloured fold-out maps to rear of each volume. First edition. In two volumes complete. Herbert Wrigley Wilson (1866 - 12 July 1940), known often only as H. W. Wilson, was a British journalist and naval historian. The Second Boer War and the earlier, much less well known, First Boer War (December 1880- March 1881) are collectively known as the Boer Wars. The Second Boer Warwas fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the annexation of both republics by the British Empire; both would eventually be incorporated into the Union of South Africa, a dominion of the British Empire, in 1910. The conflict is commonly referred to as The Boer War but is also known as the South African War outside South Africa, the Anglo-Boer War among most South Africans. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound but with wear and slight bumping to extremities and with some marks and staining to boards. With very slight evidence of part worming to rear joint of volume two. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with only the odd handling mark, with foxing to endpapers only. With a slight closed tear to folding map. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Four Books In One Volume

      Chicago - The Chas. B. Ayer Company, 1900. Chicago - The Chas. B. Ayer Company, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A highly illustrated collection of four books about South African History, Wars and with some biographies. Superbly illustrated with original drawings and photographs under the direction of George Spiel. Four volumes bound in one, continuously paginated. The four books are: The History of South Africa; Cecil J. Rhodes, Capitalist and Politician; Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger; andThe British Boer War - 1899-1900. William Douglas Mackenzie, D. D. , LL. D. (1859 - 1936) was an American Congregational theologian, born at Fauresmith, Orange River Colony, South Africa, educated in Edinburghat Watson's College Schooland at the Congregational Theological Hall. He studied at Gttingen, then emigrated to the United States whereat he served as professor of systematic theology at Chicago Theological Seminary at Hartford from 1895 to 1903, president of the Hartford Seminary after 1904, and served as President Emeritus of the Hartford Seminary Foundation. Mackenzie was also a member of the Hartford Civitan Club. With previous owner's ink inscriptions dated 1900 to front free endpaper and front blank. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and slight rubbing to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Generally bright but with slight marginal age toning as usual, clean but with the occasional handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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      ca 1900. Aquareillierte Federzeichnung, Blatt: 35 x 64 cm, Darstellung: 31,5 x 40 cm. Karte von Südamerika mit deteillierten Namen der Küstenstädte. Signiert mit Frank Seymour Inglefield. Francis Seymour Inglefield (1855-1930) war Major-General in Afrika und Eagypten. Kneine hinterlegte Risse und Knicks im Rand und teilweise im Rand der Darstellung, ansonsten gut erhalten. Map of South America with detailed names of the costal towns. Signed with Frank Seymour Inglefield. Francis Seymour Inglefield (1855-1930) was Major-General in Africa and Egypt. Small repaired tears and folds in white margins and partly in the margin of the image, otherwise in a good condition.

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        Bibliography of British Book Ilustrators

      1900, 1978. 1900, 1978 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A limited editionof the Bibliography of British Book Illustrators 1860 - 1900Bound in paper-covered boards, with a clipped dust wrapper. First editionLimited editionNumber 385 of 1000A comprehensive bibliography of illustrators, both well-known and not, that includes entries on and illustrationsbyKateGreenaway, Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott. This book containssomeone hundredillustrations. Condition: The binding is firm. There is some very slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping to the top and tail of the spine. The dust wrapper has several closed tears that have been previously repaired,and hasfading and some rubbing. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is very good, with a good only dust wrapper..

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        Verses and Translations

      London - Chiswick Press, 1900. London - Chiswick Press, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of poetry, including verses such as The Trisula Symbol, The Vedanta and Gaudeamus. Bound by the Guild of Women-Bookbinders, with gilt binder's stamp inside front board. Condition: In a morocco binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities and cracking to joints. Internally, title page missing. Firmly bound, bright and generally clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The Betrothed and The Talisman

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1900. London - Macmillan and Co, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete 'Tales of the Crusaders' seriesfrom Scott'sWaverley novels, in a Riviere fine binding. Large Type Border Edition. With a bookbinder's stamp for Riviere and Son to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Featuring ten illustrations, including a frontispiece. With introductory essays and notes by Andrew Lang. Volume XIX of twenty four volumes of the Waverley novels. There is an ink inscription to the verso of the front free-endpaper reading: 'C. O. Griffiths. Prize of Class I. Fairfield, Malvern. July 1902. E. Capel Smith'. Condition: In a decorative full tree calf binding, with marbled endpapers. Externally, just some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound and clean,with just the occasional small spot or mark. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Punch Volume 118 and 119

      London - Punch Offices, 1900. London - Punch Offices, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two volumes of the popular Punch magazine. Illustrated throughout with many engraved vignettes. Two volumes bound in one. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally sound, though with some bumping and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine. This is a collector-grade copy of the British first edition, first printing of Churchill's fourth published book. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is the first of Churchill's two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. In October 1899, the second Boer War erupted between the descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa and the British. Churchill, an adventure-seeking young cavalry officer and war correspondent, swiftly found himself in South Africa with the 21st Lancers and an assignment as press correspondent to the Morning Post. Not long thereafter, on 18 November 1899, Churchill was captured during a Boer ambush of an armored train. His daring escape less than a month later made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria contains 27 letters and telegrams to the Morning Post written between 26 October 1899 and 10 March 1900. It was published in England in mid-May 1900 and sold well. Churchill returned from South Africa in July 1900 and spent the summer campaigning hard in Oldham, where he won his first seat in Parliament on 1 October 1900 in the so-called "khaki election". The British first edition is striking, bound in tan cloth with an illustration of an armoured train on the front cover accompanied by the author's facsimile signature and with the Union flag and Transvaal flag in gilt on the spine beneath a red subtitle. The binding is visually arresting, but the first edition proved notoriously fragile and prone to wear, soiling, and spotting. This first edition, first printing copy is a near fine, collector-worthy example, quite scare thus. The khaki cloth binding is square, tight, and remarkably clean and bright for the edition. The illustrated front cover - the signal feature of the edition - is the cleanest and brightest we have seen in a number of years. Spine presentation is very nearly as good. The spine remains nicely rounded with bright gilt and red subtitle. Only the foot of the spine is slightly soiled, with some dulling of the publisher's name. The blank rear cover is nearly as clean as the front cover. Wear is trivial, confined to tiny corner bumps and trivial wrinkling at the spine ends. The contents suit the binding, remaining unusually crisp and bright. The book feels unread. The sole previous ownership mark is a neatly and compactly inked five line previous owner inscription on the upper right first free endpaper - notably in Dutch but inscribed in "London" - and dated "Juli. 1900." (July, two months after publication). The original black endpapers are intact with only a .75 inch cosmetic crack to the paper at the lower front gutter. All maps and plans are intact, including the notoriously fragile folding maps which remain properly folded. Light spotting appears almost entirely limited to the page edges. This copy is accompanied by a red full goatskin clamshell preservation case with rounded spine, raised bands, and gilt stamping. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.1.a, Woods/ICS A4(a.1), Langworth p.53.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Handgeschriebenes Kochbuch - Süsse Suppen, Pastetlein, Fleischspeisen, Mehlspeisen, Cremes+Gelees, Getränke, Torten, Kleines Backwerk, Arzneien

      OA OA ca1800. PP, 257 handgeschrieben Seiten, schöne Schrift, neu gebunden ca. 1900, schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung und Antiquariat Lutz Heimha]
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        L'exposition de 1900 et l'Impressionnisme. Couverture de Ranson.

      Paris, H. Floury, 1900.. 20 x 14,5 cm, 48 p. Broche, couv. ill., belle composition florale et typographique Art nouveau. Tres bel exemplaire.. Edition originale.- Ce qu'est l'Impressionnisme. Artistes.Histoire et role de l'Impressionnisme. L'Impressionnisme a l'exposition de 1900. Etiologie et inconvenients de cet etat de choses. Ce qu'il fallait faire. Documentation, bibliographie, expositions, ventes : Monet, Pissaro, Renoir, Degas, Cezanne, Sisley, Berthe Morizot, Guillaumin, Boudin, Caillebotte, Mary Cassatt, Zandomeneghi. . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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      . Die Entwicklung der militärischen Tracht. DAS (!) Standardwerk zur Uniformkunde, behandelt auf 1060 einzelnen Farbtafeln die Entwicklung der Uniformen in den deutschen, europäischen und einigen außereuropäischen Staaten, vom 17. Jahrhundert bis Ende 19.Jahrhunderts. Jede Tafel mit dreisprachigem (deutsch-englisch-französisch) Begleittext. Bände 1 bis 18 mit dazugehöriger Einlegemappe. Sehr gut erhaltene Sammlung der bekannten Farbtafeln aus einem Nachlass. Nachdrucke der Originalausgabe aus der Zeit um 1900. Insgesamt 1060 Vierfarbtafeln (komplett!) mit dazu gehörender Einlegemappe. Auch auf Teilzahlung lieferbar. Rufen Sie uns bitte an! Buchholz: Friese&Lacina Editionen 1986-94..

      [Bookseller: Preußisches Bücherkabinett]
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        Japanischer Wanderfalke (Falco peregrinus japonensis)

      ohne Jahresangabe [um 1900/20]. Rollbild, Aquarell Maße (H x B): 168 x 61 cm Zustand: siehe Bild; minimale Alters-/Gebrauchsspuren; alters-/gebrauchsgemäss sehr gut erhalten. PREIS SOWIE WEITERE DETAILS UND FOTOS AUF ANFRAGE / PRICE, MORE DETAILS AND PHOTOS ON REQUEST..

      [Bookseller: abs Klaas Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        Animal Painters of England From the Year 1650. A brief history of their lives and works

      London: Vinton, 1900. London: Vinton, 1900. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 3836 4to. Complete, three volumes. Volume 3 is described as 'Second Series', with title '...From the Year 1600' (rather than 1650) and dated 1901. Ochre-coloured cloth-covered boards, gilt tiles, head of lion in gilt to front board of each volume. Volume 3 has top edges gilt. Many illustrations, all present as called for. Arranged alphabetically, Volumes 1 and 2 running from Alken to Wootton and Volume 3 from Agasse to Zeitter. Condition notes: Boards grubby and rubbed, and the uncut (ie untrimmed) fore-edges and bottom edges of text block inevitably somewhat soiled. Cloth lifting from boards a little on Volume 1 and more pronounced on Volume 2. There is also a some damage to the lion portrait of Volume 2. Binding strained in one or two places, but overall internally clean and sound.

      [Bookseller: Duck Cottage Books]
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        4 Erotische Malereien hinter Glas integriert in ein Metallgefäß (ev. Teedose).

      wahrscheinlich mit chinesischsprachiger Ortsangabe am Unterboden., o. J. (ev. um 1900).. Format des Gefässes ca. 18 cm hoch, 9 cm in der breitesten Ausdehnung und nochmal 9 cm tief.. Wahrscheinlich aus Blei hergestelltes Gefäß. Mit abnehmbarem Deckel, innen hohl. Mit hübschen chinesischen Ornamenten, am Boden mit chinesischen Schriftzeichen. Die Malereien ev. Gouachen, die mit Glasplatten abgedeckt und jeweils in die Frontseiten des Gefässes integriert wurden. Diese zeigen 3 explizite Bilder einer Fraue und einem Mann beim Geschlechtsverkehr, auf einem vierten Bild siehr man eine in einen Kimono der den Körper der Frau verhüllt sich wohl dem Ort des Aktes entfernend, diese Zeichnung mit chinesischen Schriftzeichen und rotem Stempel. - Die Zeichnungen ev. etwas gedunkelt, die schwere Blei-Dose mit vereinzelten Schabspuren, insg. aber gut erhalten. - Selten! Unikat!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Mich. Birk Tuttlingen Katalog No. 4.

      Tuttlingen, ca. 1900.. Umfangreicher viersprachiger Katalog mit 30 teils gefalteten Seiten mit farbigen lithographischen Reklameetiketten (teils montiert), mehreren hundert schwarz/weiß Abbildungen, 290 Seiten, XXX (Register), farbig illustriertes Originalleinen, 29,5 x 23,5 cm,. Tadelloses frisches Exemplar. Umfangreicher Katalog der heute noch tätigen Firma Mich. Birk in Tuttlingen mit umfangreichem Angebot an Reklame und Verpackungsmaterial, medizinisch-technischer Artikel sowie Klinik und Apothekenausstattung, von Parfümfläschchen über Skalpellen und Pastillenstecher bis hin zu einer erstaunlich phantasievollen Auswahl an Präservativen ("Präservativ, nahtlos, beste Qualität Gummi, Form von Tirolerhütchen").

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        The Last Of The Mohicans. With Illustrations By H.M.Brock. And An Introduction By Mowbray Morris

      London, Macmillan & Co., 1900. London, Macmillan & Co., 1900, 1900. 8vo., pp.398. Handsomely bound in recent half green morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, cloth sides. A fine copy. First Brock illustrated Edition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Decoration florale ,Qu.-Fol.

      Plauen, Chr. Stoll um 1900. Illustr. Tit. u. 18 num. u. monogr. Lichtdrucktafeln mit ca. 100 Entwürfen, Ohlwd.-Mappe, (Abb.), Mappe u. Titelbl. fleckig, erstes Bl. lose, Tafeln in gutem Zustand sonst guter Zustand, Schneider-Henn, Ornament, 244: "Die Muster bereichern den Jugendstil um rhythmische Kompositionen aus sinnvollen, spannungsreichen floralen Bausteinen. Sie bilden Architekturen von besonderer Spannung.".

      [Bookseller: SCHNEIDER-HENN]
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        Erstürmung des Kapitols durch die Gallier. Aquarell, Tusche, Bleistift.

      Um 1900.. 27 x 22 cm. Verso zwei Nachlaßstempel u. Namenszug der Seewald-Nichte.. Provenienz: Nachlaß des Künstlers. Frühe Kinderarbeit mit reizvoller Kolorierung. Bereits in dieser Arbeit des etwa 10jährigen zeigt sich sein Gespür für Perspektive, Bildaufbau und Farbe, außerdem Seewalds Phantasie. Daß er der Indianerphase noch nicht entwachsen war, zeigt sich sowohl darin, wie sich die Gallier anschleichen, als auch in zwei Bleistiftskizzen auf der Rückseite: ein Cowboy und ein Indianer zu Pferd. Siehe dazu auch das Scherenschnittblatt in meinem Kat. 25.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Matthias Loidl]
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        Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia Cactacearum).

      . Im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft. Begründet von K. Schumann, fortgesetzt von M. Gürke. 3 vols. Neudamm: Neumann [1900]-21. With 180 beautiful colourplates. 4to. Publisher's nice halfleather with clothboards, gold on spine and boards; spines weakly faded..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia Catacearum). Im Auftrage der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft begründet und herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Karl Schumann, fortgesetzt von Prof. Dr. Max Gürke, nach deren Tod herausgegeben von Dr. F. Vaupel.

      Neudamm, J. Neumann, (1900 - 1921).. Erste (1.) Auflage. ORIGINALAUSGABE. 45 Lieferungen in 3 Bänden. Mit 180 (60, 60, 60) lithographischen Farbtafeln (4 doppelblattgroß), 7 Bll. (Vortitel, Titel, Vorrede, Vorwort, Inhaltsverzeichnis, Ausgabedaten der enthaltenen Lieferungen und Register), 60 nn. Blatt mit beschreibendem Text zu den Tafeln; 6 Bll. (Vortitel, Titel, Vorwort, Inhaltsverzeichnis, Ausgabedaten der enthaltenen Lieferungen und Register), 60 nn. Blatt mit beschreibendem Text zu den Tafeln; 4 Bll. (Vortitel, Titel, Vorwort, Inhaltsverzeichnis, Ausgabedaten der enthaltenen Lieferungen und Register), 60 nn. Blatt mit beschreibendem Text zu den Tafeln. 4° (32,5 x 26 cm), grüne Orig.-Leinenbde. mit schwarzgeprägtem Rücken- und goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel sowie etwas Deckelvergoldung.. Nissen BBI 1818; Stafleu & Cowan 11.388. - Eine der schönsten Kakteen-Ikonographien aller Zeiten. Aufgrund des langen Erscheinungszeitraums sind komplette Exemplare sehr selten. Sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Kühe im seichten Flussufer mit Magd - Öl auf Leinwand

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

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Ein privates Fotoalbum aus dem Zeitraum 1900 - 1930 aus Berlin. Fotos von Geschäften / Villa mit Innenarchitektur / Künster der Zeit???. Beachten Sie die zahlreichen Scans, bei Fragen kontaktieren Sie uns. Kleinformatige Fotos 8 x 11 cm. Vereizelt auch im Postkartenformat. und 16 x 22 cm. Ingesamt 70 Fotos im Album.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag, 1900 - 1930.. Mappe 22 x 33 cm. Ca. 30 Blatt, Fotokarton. ISBN: Keine. Gefütterter Pappband / Hard cover. No jacket. Guter Zustand. / Good condition. Fotos - schöne Abzüge sehr kontrastreich. Kordelalbum mit Läsuren. Fotografisch wertvolle Abzüge. 1. Auflage.. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! RS4. (FA).

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        Windsor Park. 50 Year Restriction $5000 Private Residence Bungalow Subdivision De Luxe Adjoining Beautiful Windsor Square on the Highest Elevation in the Wilshire District

      Los Angeles., No date. Ca. early 1920s.. Los Angeles.. No date. Ca. early 1920s.. Black and white plat map broadsheet, 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, folding to 5 x 9 1/2 inches. Some pencil notations and sold stamps on plots. The new subdivision lies to the east of the Wilshire Country Club; the map depicts properties east of Larchmont Boulevard (location of the Los Angeles Railroad West 6th St. Line) and north of Beverly Boulevard (formerly Temple St.). Dimensions of the new home sites are approximately 50 x 135 feet and are numbered from 1 through 72. Price of each lot in pencil, ranging from $1900 to $4000. A bit more than half of the new subdivision has been platted; however, a number of the lots presently available have been marked "sold." The properties are being offered by Walter G. McCarty, who produced many residential tracts from what had initially been the Beverly Hills Speedway property. To the west of the Windsor Park development was the larger Marlborough Square. The Windsor Square development was adjacent to the south. A most interesting real estate map documenting the remarkable growth of Los Angeles in the 1920s. Listed on WorldCat, but no library holdings are given. Very good condition. .

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      , 1900. 1900. Fine. BEST, GEORGE. THE HOME OF SANTA CLAUS. London: T Fisher Unwin: 1900. 4to, pictorial cloth, 188p, illustrated with photographs by Arthur Ullett. An unusual tale about a boy's visit to Father Christmas in Toy Town. The photographs are of real people and staged scenes. The trip is accomplished by use of a "huge war balloon" inflated with gas. Shades of the Wizard of Oz? There is a small ownership stamp on the flyleaf otherwise just about fine. Quite Scarce, particulary in collectible condition. [a]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Frühling. Sommer. Herbst. Winter. 4 farblithographierte Wandbilder.

      Dortmund, Crüwell, um 1900.. Je 63 x 63 cm, farbig lithographierte Bilder auf starker Pappe mit schmalem Textrand.. Wandbilder für den Anschauungs- und Sprachunterricht. VI. Reihe, Bild 1 bis 4. - Die Ränder beschabt, bestoßen, Ecken teils abgebrochen. Teils etwas fleckig, sonst in der Darstellung meist gut erhalten. - 4 colour lithographed wall panels for primary school illustrating the four seasons. Edges worn, corners partly broken.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun]
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