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        Sister Carrie

      Doubleday, Page & Co, 1900-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. True First Edition, First Printing of Dreiser's first publisher novel, with date of 1900 on copyright page. One-thousand copies were originally produced, but due to objections from Frank Doubleday, fewer than 600 were ever distributed with the remaining copies suppressed and destroyed due to their content. It was not until 1907 that a second printing was authorized. This particular copy is in Good condition. The exterior is in Very Good condition, but the internal contents are Fair. The exterior presents well, with some rubbing to the spine and edges. However, the pages are wavy and wrinkled. Light sporadic foxing and spotting to pages. Foxing to prelims, terminals and side of page block. Red staining to end papers from cloth. Name of previous owner penciled onto front paste down. A presentable copy, though with waved pages. Extremely rare.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1900. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. Red buckram covers with stamped black lettering and border on cover, lettering on spine. A very scarce true first edition, first printing, with "Copyright 1900" above the publisher's name on the copyright pg. No DJ, as issued. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD ; the covers and spine are clean and fresh, with only slight rubbing. The front corners have wear, with slight fraying, but not the rear. The ends of the spine are rubbed and soft, but show almost no fraying, which is rare. The spine is somewhat darkened, and all the black stamped lettering clear and unchipped except the publisher at base of the spine. The front hinge is separated, but the book overall remains tight. The rear hinge is just begining to separate, but looks fine. There is mild foxing to the endpapers, and the text is all very clean, with a faint waterstain lower left of the title pg. (see photos). This is an interesting association copy that belonged to Albert Bigelow Paine, author of many books, biographer and lettrist of Mark Twain's, who also was a member of the Pulitzer Prize committee. In his hand, in pencil on the ffep he's written: "This is a copy of the first edition of Dreiser's first book. It is now quite valuable, I believe. A.B.P. 1930" This is an exceptionally rare book, in unusually better condition - most have both hinges separated, and considerable fraying to the spine tips. It is also one of the indisputable greats of American 20th c. literature, and was so much maligned for it's truthful portrayal of Carrie's moral corruption, that very few copies were published in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the defeat of the Spanish Armada / by James Anthony Froude - [Complete in 12 volumes]

      London : Longman's, Green & Co., [n.d., ca. 1900?] - Description: 12v. 19cm. Contents: v. 1-3. Henry the Eighth -- v. 4. Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth -- v. 5. Edward the Sixth, Mary -- v. 6. Mary, Elizabeth -- v. 7-12. Elizabeth.Subjects: Great Britain -- History -- 1485-1603, Tudors. Biographical note: James Anthony Froude was an English historian and biographer whose 'History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada', fundamentally altered the whole direction of Tudor studies. Froude's seminal history was based upon very wide research in English and continental archives, and at once established his claim to rank among the greatest English prose writers of the 19th century. Probably no previous history has incorporated so much unpublished material - D.N.B. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked brown cloth. Black-tooled decorative borders to front and rear panels. Some wear and light fraying around the spine bands. Panel edges slightly dulled and rubbed as with age. Previous owner's signature facing the half-title page of each volumes, with a small ink stamp to the title page of volume 1. Some very light tanning evident around the margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Chapman & Hall [1900] - B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Numerous illustrations by Cruikshank, Landseer, MacLise, Stone, Doyle, Tenniel, Leech, Barnard, Brown [Phiz], Cattermole, Marcus Stone, Fildes, et al. Set complete in 30 volumes. Bound in three-quarter morocco leather over marbled boards with five gilt-ruled raised spine bands and gilt stamped rosettes, this is a collection of the works of Charles Dickens known as the "Autograph Edition," with a facsimile of Dickens's signature in each volume. The work contains many full-page illustrations, including frontispieces, with captioned tissue-guard sheets. Contents are solid, unmarked and complete. Approximately 6.5" x 9.25". Two volumes with darkened spines. Binding and hinges tight and intact. One of the better edtions of Dickens. ; 91 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Esthétique de la Photographie.

      Photo - Club de Paris (Draeger Frères),, Paris, 1900 - In-4° (325x255mm), pp. 146, brossura editoriale con elegante sovraccoperta incamiciata con titolo e fregio Liberty stilizzato in rosso e, sullo sfondo, ricchissimi decori floreali Liberty impressi in giallo tenue (la carta della copertina è disegnata da Sauvage e realizzata da Barthélemy e Bénard). 110 tavv. fotografiche, di cui 14 f.t. protette da veline parlanti (2 sono in taille-douce e sono incise da Dujardin) e 3 fotografie f.t. incise in héliogravure (1 da Puyo e 2 da Demachy). Le tavv. sono incise negli stabilimenti Jean Malvaux di Bruxelles da fotografie originali di P. Bergon, Madame Binder-Mestro, P. Bourgeois, M. Bremard, A. Bucquet, F. Coste, A. Da Cunha, A. Darnis, R. Demachi, E. Ducourau, A. Gilibert, G. Grimprel, C. Jacquin, R. Le Begue, R. Ledard, A. Lemoine, H. Lemoine, E. Mathieu, C. Moynet, P. Naudot, C. Petit, P. De Saint-Chamant, W. H. Stewart, C.mpte B. Tyszkiewicz, E. Wallon, tutti membri del Photo-Club de París. Ricchi fregi monocromi disegnati da R. W. Wallace. Bell'esemplare. Edizione originale del primo libro sull'estetica fotografica e i rapporti fra arti figurative e immagine fotografica, pubblicato per le cure di Paul Bourgeois, con contributi di Bucquet, Demachy, Coste, Mathieu, De La Sizeranne, Vidal e Wallon. Magnificamente impresso, il volume, autentico manifesto della fotografia di impronta pittorialista, tratta dello strumento fotografico, dei colori, della fotografia d'interni, della fotografia di paesaggio, degli apparecchi fotografici manuali, dei negativi e delle prove fotografiche, della photogravure, ecc. Cfr. Dictionaire Mondial de la photographie, París, 1994 (p. 530 per Puyó; p. 177 per Demachi). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        VADEMECUM DE LA SASTRERIA. Tratado enciclopédico profesional, para cortar toda clase de trajes para Caballero, Señora, Niños, Eclesiástico, Ejército y Armada. 1ª edición

      J. Prats Bernadás, Barcelona 1900 - Folio, 222 págs. ilustradas con patronajes. Tela, planos decorados con adornos y letras doradas. Buen ejemplar. Moda. Corte y confección. Fashion. dressmaking.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Philips' Anatomical Model of the Female Human Body [together with] Philips' Popular Mannikin or Model of the Human Body. an illustrated representation with full and descriptive letterpress

      George Philip & Son ca 1900, London - ca. 1900, presumed first of these popular anatomy books that were reprinted several times. Tall folios, 18.5 x 8 inches. Each includes 16p of explanatory text with in-text illustrations, and a multi-layer fold-out diagram in the back (the ladies' version including a modesty fold) featuring the various layers of the body - skin, muscle, bones, organs. The male issue is in about very good condition with a small chip to the lower right corner and oil mark opposite. Light soil and abrasion to both volumes. Female issue has been rebacked with sympathetic red cloth spine. Overall very attractive copies of these rare and desireable volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        en sicile guide du savant et du touriste

      ernest flammarion 1900 - Ouvrage pubbliè sous la direction de Louis Olivier par Luigi Caberti, Charles Dejob, Charles Diehl, Fouquè, Emile Haug, Octave Join Lambert, Leonardon, Combes de Lestrade, Anatole Leroy - Beaulie, J. Machat, Georges Perrot, Vidal de La Blache, Georges Yver Piccolo strappo al piatto superiore, strappo tra il piatto e il dorso inferiore

      [Bookseller: Libreria Del Corso]
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        The Works

      Harper and Brothers. New York & London., 1900. Octavo, 17 volumes. Bound in contemporary brown half crush morocco, in filled box gilt design on spine, raised bands, cloth boards, top edge gilt others cut. Signed frontispiece, illuminated title page in each volume and other illustrations throughout. A very clean and attractive set in very good condition. The Netherlands Edition, Limited to 500 copies only of which this is number 210.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        1900 Report of the Commissioner on Sites for the Seat of Government of the Commonwealth. Plans and Report

      Sydney.: Department of Lands.. 1900.. 18 folding maps and plans of varying sizes but most very large, loosely inserted in a papercovered board folder with a ribbon tie. The folder is a little soiled and the first and last plans are browned, second map very minor tear lower edge, otherwise the maps and plans are in excellent condition. The maps are in black and white with borders on many of the maps delineated in red. With 95pp report. Full page colour map of TwoFold Bay. Lacks wrappers, title page torn with a little loss at margins otherwise very good. This set of magnificent plans and their accompanying report shows the possible sites for the future Australian capital. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        LONDON TO LADYSMITH. Via Pretoria.

      Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1900 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with four maps, three of them fold out, & four plans printed within the text. Publishers advert leaf and 32pp catalogue, dated 10.99, at the end of text. Some browning and chipping to the outer edge of the frontis folding map (where it has previously been incorrectly folded and the edge protruded from the book) but only affecting the outer blank margin by about a half inch and not near the image. Some foxing to the first three leaves but overall a nice tight copy, the inner hinges without any of the cracking or splitting usually found on this title. Publishers beige cloth with illustration of an armoured train. Spine lettered in red and gilt, and with gilt decoration showing the Union Jack and the Transvaal flags. boards a bit rubbed and bumped to the extremities but still very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This is Churchill's fourth book and the first of his two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. This one relates the exciting story of his capture by the Boers and the subsequent daring escape that made him a celebrity. The first edition is a beautiful book, but notoriously fragile and prone to wear, soiling, and spotting. This first edition, first printing copy is not fine, but is far better than most copies we see. Spine presentation is the distinguishing feature of this copy; the spine cloth is unusually clean and both the gilt and red lettering remaining bright and clearly legible and with only minor wrinkling at the spine ends. The pictorial front cover shows only light soiling at the edges. The blank rear cover is lightly soiled and stained, but shows only minimal wear at the corners. The contents are bright and clean with virtually no internal spotting and no previous owner inscriptions. Spotting is confined to the text block edges. The original black endpapers are intact. Maps and plans are present, clean, and crisp. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.1.a, Woods/ICS A4(a.1), Langworth p.53.&

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Antarctic Regions

      London & New York: Swann Sonnenscheim & Co., Limited / MacMillan Company 1900, 1st edition in English. () xii,292pp. Very good. 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.

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        Lord Jim, A Tale

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburg and London 1900 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING of Joseph Conrad's perhaps best-known work, ranked by many as one of the greatest English-language novels of the 20th century. DESCRIPTION: Green cloth with decorations in black on spine and front board, title and author in black on front board, title, author and publisher in gilt on spine, cream endpapers, top and fore edges untrimmed. Exhibits all first issue points (i) page 77, line 5, 'anyrate' printed as one word, (ii) p. 226, 7 lines from bottom, 'keep' is missing after 'can' and 'cure' should be 'cured', (iii) p. 319, 'his' in the last line is printed low and not aligned with the other words. CONDITION: Overall in very good condition, the book has had professional restoration work done by an expert conservationist to front board, head and tail of spine. Text block and hinges are now solid, boards do exhibit some general soiling, some foxing within mostly within the first few and last few pages, most of the text block is only lightly toned. POSTAGE: standard postage rates will apply, seller will pick up any difference in shipping costs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books]
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        La pacification de Madagascar. ( Opérations d&#8217 Octobre 1896 à mars 1899 ).

      Chapelot 1900 - Fort in-8 ( 255 X 165 mm ) de VII-528 pages, reliure malgache de lépoque pleine peau cerise, dos à nerfs janséniste. Couvertures conservées avec trace dadhésif en marge intérieure. Portrait en héliogravure en frontispice enrichi dune carte de visite du Général GALLIENI. Exemplaire complet de ses 31 cartes souvent en couleurs dont 21 dépliantes et de ses 55 illustrations dont 12 hors-texte sous serpentes. Timbres humides répétés. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque RAKOTOVAO. BON EXEMPLAIRE. Madagascar ethnologie voyages explorations geographie histoire folklore [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai d'une bibliographie française méthodique et raisonnée de la sorcellerie et de la possession démoniaque.

      Bibliothèque Chacornac 1900 - - Bibliothèque Chacornac, Paris _1900, 16,5x25,5cm, broché. - Rare édition originale, un des 500 ex numérotés sur papier ordinaire, seul tirage avec 10 Hollande. Reliure en demi cartonnage façon vélin, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin marine, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Préface de Albert de Rochas. Iconographie. Rare et bel exemplaire. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 403 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Boy's Hunting Book [with] the original pen and ink sketch for the kangaroo illustration

      New York:: McLoughlin Bros.,. Ca. 1900.. Very good condition. Walter M. Dunk (b1855), celebrated Philadelphia painter and illustrator is the illustrator of this handsome work, with 6 full-page color illustrations and b&w illustrations in the text including one of a kangaroo with her joeys being menaced by a man on horseback with a raised whip, for which the original artwork is present, a large dramatic pen and ink sketch. In the distance across the wheat field two other riders and a dog race toward the kangaroo. 17 3/4 x 14" . & & 4to pamphlet with color cover illustration polar bear hunting in the Arctic., unpaginated (14pp) with b&w illustrations. Covers slt. worn, with a bit of rubbing and faint creasing, but acceptably so. Signs of LACKING a leaf, removed from the inside rear cover. Color illustrations: 'A Buffalo Hunt in the Wild West', 'Indians Hunting Wild Horses in Texas', 'Arctic Voyagers Hunting Polar Bears' (although it looks like the opposite!), 'Red Deer in Flight Before the Hunters', and 'A Lion Hunt in Algeria'. B&w illustrations include: 'A Charge of a Cape Buffalo', 'Hunting the Kangaroo', 'Duck Hunting on the Chesapeake', 'A Bear Hunt', 'Hunting Wolves', 'Indian Moose Hunt', 'Hunting Hippopotamus', 'Rhinoceros Hunt', 'Jaguar Hunting', and 'Pig Sticking in India'. Overall a nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The Ellen Terry Shakespeare

      Glasgow: David Bryce and Son , 1900. Published circa 1900.Complete, 40 volumes bound in 20. In period bookcase. Books measure 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 inches, ( 55x37mm ). Book case measure 7 1/2 inches long by 3 3/4 inches wide, by 5 1/4 inches high, ( 19 mm x9.5mm x13.5 mm ) Bound in soft red leather, with gilt title lettering. Leather lightly rubbed, some minor scuff wear. Bindings in very good condition. Internally, pages claen throughout. House in a beautiful period bookcase, with bust of Shakespeare. A superb item in original condition. . Full Leather. Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Prince Charles Edward

      London and Paris: Goupil & Co., 1900 - Half crushed red morocco, 13.25 inches tall. A simple elegant binding by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, titles, centre tools and top edge. One of 1500 copies, beautifully illustrated throughout. Some foxing. A splendid copy of this deluxe edition. See our other Goupil publications. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Arabian Nights The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night Bassorah Edition 17 Volumes Complete

      The Burton Club for Private Subs, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. VeryGood. . Circa 1900. Bassorah Edition: No. 95 of 1000. Hardcover 8vo. Tan cloth, top edges gilt, paper spine labels slightly browned w/ title lettering very legible, page edges uncut; occasional pgs unseparated. Exteriors lightly soiled, tiny nicks at spine ends.

      [Bookseller: River Enterprises]
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        Les Péchés Capitaux

      Librairie Artistique, Boudet Editeur, Paris, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary half green morocco over marbled boards - wear at corners, a few surface marks, some discoloration to marbled paper. Seven color etchings of the deadly sins each with a poem, title page and contents also illustrated in color. Scattered light foxing, mostly at the edges - a lovely art nouveau production. Number 60 of 150 on papier vélin from a total edition of 175. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 044305. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        "The First Men In the Moon" [in] The STRAND MAGAZINE. Vols XX - XXI

      London:: George Newnes,. 1900 - 1901.. Royal 8vo. First appearance (Wells 18). 2 volumes.. Original publisher's light blue pictoral cloth, stamped in black & gilt.. VG+ (sq & tight, with sound hinges/minor extremity wear & soiling/Vol. XXI with some foxing to edges).. FIRST APPEARANCE of this classic science fiction novel illustrated by Claude Shepperson, many plates of which are ONLY AVAILABLE IN THIS PERIODICAL ISSUE. Also contains A. C. Doyle articles "A Glimpse of the Army" & "Strange Studies From Life" [based on True Crime episodes], as well as an interview with Doyle, "A British Commando". . Illustrated with wood engravings.

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        Sämtliche Werke in 4 Einzelbänden. Einführung u. Zeittafel (Bd. I) sowie Anmerkungen zu jedem Band von W. Vordtriede. Bd. I: Gedichte. Bd. II: Dichterische Prosa / Dramaturgisches). Bd. III: Schriften zu Literatur und Politik I. Bd. IV: Schriften zu Literatur und Politik II / Vermischtes. München, Winkler Verlag 8°, 966, 974, 864, 896 Seiten. Roter O-Ganzledereinband mit Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen sowie transparentem Umschlag. Zustand: Sehr guterhaltenes Exemplar im Leder.

      - Winkler Ledereinband, Deutsche Literatur vor 1900

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      England Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1900. . Deluxe Ed. (With floral and a.e.g.) 1st UK Ed. 408pp. Folding chart. Plate at pp.254 reaffixed at hinge and sl. chipped to fore-edge, pp.9-12 with very minor closed tears to fore-edge, some very light browning, very faint remains of ink stamp to head of t.p. and contents leaf and full ex-Whitworth Institution ink stamp to pp.31, floral, original bright pictorial cloth, corners rubbed, spine very sl. chipped, a.e.g. First published in Paris as Le Testament d'un excentrique 1899. US$1482

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Here is a spectacular, collector-grade copy of the true first edition of Churchill's third book and only novel. A very young Churchill was exuberant about publication at the time, even though he later made self-deprecating comments about the book. Moreover, even though Savrola was his third published book, it was actually the first book he undertook and the second he completed. It certainly makes for an interesting insight into the early perspective and sentiment of the then very young Churchill. Of note, this is one of the few Churchill books for which the U.S. edition is the true first edition. In fact, the British first edition was issued from American plates. This U.S. first edition is thus the first Churchill book published in the 20th Century. Here is a superlative, near-fine plus example - about as good as they come and quite scarce thus. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, bright, and tight with sharp corners and bright gilt. We note only trivial wear at the spine ends and corners. Spine presentation is exceptional, with no toning or soiling of the dark blue cloth and vividly bright gilt. The contents are likewise noteworthy - crisp, clean, and bright. No spotting. No age-toning. Even the page edges are uncommonly bright. The only complaint is the sole previous ownership mark - the rather prominent inked initials and last name of a previous owner on the ffep. This previous owner name has ghosted lightly onto the facing front pastedown and the ink has bled through to the ffep verso and slightly onto the half title. Apart from this nit, this is about as fine a copy as we have ever seen or offered. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.1.a, Woods/ICS A3(a.1), Langworth p.39.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        BIZERTE, en son passé, son présent, son avenir. TRENTE-SIX ILLUSTRATIONS EN COULEURS DE L'AUTEUR.

      - Paris J. Rothschild, 1900. In-4 relié demi-maroquin ocre, titre doré aligné verticalement sur dos plat, (couverture rempliée conservée), 79 pages. Ouvrage superbement illustré de trente-six dessins aquarellés hors-texte. Quelques faibles rousseurs, intérieur assez frais, reliure en parfait état et de belle facture. Bel exemplaire, rare, et complet de ses planches.Louis-Salvador ( 4 août 1847, 12 octobre 1915 à Brandýs nad Labem, Bohême) était le fils du grand-duc de Toscane, Léopold II, et de son épouse Marie-Antoinette de Bourbon-Siciles.Avec son « ondine bien-aimée », l'archiduc a sillonné la Méditerranée des décennies durant, généralement avec un équipage d’une vingtaine de personnes, sans compter des chiens, des chats, des oiseaux, des singes ou tout autre bête, si bien que les contemporains ont appelé le navire "l’Arche de Noé". L’arrivée dans les ports des compagnons de voyage de l'archiduc, bigarrés et hétéroclites, suscitait toujours une intense curiosité, ce qui se comprend parfaitement. Louis-Savador s’est souvent adonné, accompagné de son secrétaire mallorquin Don antoni Vives et de guides connaissant bien le terrain, à de longues excursions pendant lesquelles il décrivait dans tous leurs détails, le paysage, la flore, la faune, la population et la culture de ses escales. Il avait toujours un petit calepin de la forme d'un globe, de quoi écrire et du papier. De cette façon, il s’est constitué une collection de croquis parfaitement maîtrisés qui illustraient ses descriptions. Louis Salvador a rassemblé toutes ces informations en de volumineux manuscrits qu’il a fait imprimer, à ses propres frais, chez l’éditeur pragois Mercy sous la forme de livres luxueux. Sur un tirage de 500 exemplaires en moyenne, l’archiduc offrait alors ces éditions rares à des amis, des collaborateurs et à d'autres personnes ou institutions intéressées par son travail.

      [Bookseller: Déjà Jadis]
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        A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entituled 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

      The Burton Club for Private Subscribers only, n.d. circa 1900. Limited edition, number 685 of 1000 sets. 17 volumes, complete (including the 7 volumes of Supplemental Nights). Plates with tissue guards. Titles in red & black. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches), original black cloth, the first ten volumes blocked in gilt, the seven supplemental volumes blocked in silver, as issued, top edges gilt. Gilt somewhat dulled, silver bright. Puncture to outer lower joints of two volumes, some minor marking, bumping or rubbing to the bindings but overall an excellent set in good condition. For overseas shipping please enquire.

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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        OUR NATIONAL CATHEDRALS Set of Three Volumes

      London: Ward,Lock & Co, 1900. "the richest architectural heritage of the British nation. Their history and architecture from their Circa 1900's .foundation to modern times with special accounts of modern restorations. Illustrated Volume 1-2-3- .with steel engravings by Winkles,after original drawings by Hablot K.Garland,and other artists,and many original wood engravings in the text,thus fully illustrating all the cathedrals from many points of views. The whole carefully compiled and revised with the aid of dignitaries of the Anglican Church". Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: Pinacle Books]
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        Bibelen den gamle og den nye pagts Hellige Skrifter

      - ohne Verl., (um 1900). 993 S. mit zahlr., teils farb. Abb. berühmter Bibelillustratoren., original Halbleder mit lederbezogenen Ecken., Folio - Prachteinband mit fleuralen Goldgravuren/5 ausgeprägten Schmuckbünden/marmorisiertem Vorsatzpapier. ca. 8 kg - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tales of Space and Time

      London: Harper & Brothers Pubishers. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened. End papers browned. Light page edge browning. Pages untrimmed. 1900. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 358pp. Stories included are: The Crystal Egg. The Star. A Story of the Stone Age. A Story of the Days to Come. The Man Who Could Work Miracles. Copyright date is 1899. .

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      Paris: Groupil et Cie., 1900. # 612 of an edition limited to 1000 numbered copies on Rives paper. Lavishly illustrated with mostly monotone plates. 189 pp. Hardcover. Royal 4to. Bound in full crushed red morocco. Covers elaborately stamped in gilt by Durvand, with original wraps bound in. Gilt spines tooled in compartments. All edges gilt. Board edges gilt, with gilt turn-ins. A magnificent production. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).

      [Bookseller: A. Parker's Books, Inc.]
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        Deutsche National-Litteratur - Historisch kritische Ausgabe - Konvolut 17 Bände - (17 BÜCHER)

      Berlin, Stuttgart : Verlag von W. Spemann 1900 (ca.) - Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. bis leicht gebräunt, selten braunfleckig (Innen); Braunrotes Leder; Sehr selten BL-Anmerkungen; Selten Innenband min. angerissen; Einband Außen hat meistens geringe Gebrauchsspuren; Ein Band hat leichte Gebrauchspuren, etwas berieben hier - für das Alter ungewöhnlich guter Zustand; Bände: 80, 82, 83, 84a, 84b, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 93, 102a, 102b, 103, 114, 115; Es scheint eine Halb- oder ganzlederartige Ausgabe zu sein; ca. 5500; Leder 10100

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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        Les Envois de Rome Restavrations des Monvments AnciensReproduites D'Apres les Dessins Originaux

      Paris -E. Pourchet, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of plates depicting the beautiful and elaborate architecture within and around Rome. With a table and captions written in French. Complete with the originalfifty-nine plates, seven of which are folding. Edited by E. Pourchet from the original drawings, collaborated with architects within the L'Academie de France in Rome. With a scale to each illustration. Featuring the original portfolio wraps, with string ties. Condition: Plates are in the original pictorial portfolio paper covered wraps. Externally, light rubbing and wear to extremities. Backstrip has loss and is tender. Damp staining and ink marks to both boards. All rope ties are present. Internally, plates and table are bright and clean throughout, aside from the odd handling mark. Overall: NEAR FINE with a FAIR portfolio..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        IL BERNINI. La sua vita, la sua opera, il suo tempo. Con prefazione di Adolfo Venturi. Opera contenente 270 riproduzioni delle opere del Maestro.:

      Hoepli,, Milano 1900 - (Codice BK0169) In 4º (31,2 cm) VIII-455 pp. Prima e unica edizione, importante e rara, con ricca iconografia: 263 illustrazioni, molte a piena pagina, di cui 33 su tavole fuori testo. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, bel ritratto inciso su rame. Legatura in mezza pelle del tempo, nervetti, titolo e fregi oro. Bel volume in condizioni ottime. Euro 1000 ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        Antique Works of Art from Benin

      Printed Privately - 1900. The design on the binding of this volume is a facsimile of that on a tablet of Kimmeridge Shale found by Lieut.-General Pitt-Rivers in the Romano-British village at Rotherley near Rushmore, 1887. Minor marks to edges. Dispatched within 2 business days. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Black Gull Books]
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        Histoire des Diocèses de Toul, de Nancy & de Saint-Dié.

      A. Crépin-Leblond, Imprimeur-Editeur,, Nancy, 1900 - Tome I: des origines à la réunion de Toul à la France; tome II: de la réunion de Toul à la France au démembrement du diocèse; tome III: du démembrement en trois diocèses à la modification des circonscriptions diocésaines, après la guerre franco-allem 3 vol., XLIV-602 pp. + frontispice, 6-660 pp. + carte dépliante, 6-608 pp. grand in-8 (173 x 262 mm), Relié demi-Skivertex simili-cuir, coloris brun, dos lisse, pièce de titre ocre rouge (annotation marginale) (petites déchirures réparées et à réparer). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Siege of Kimberley 1899-1900

      Kimberley: The Diamond Fields Advertiser, Limited,, [1900]. Special Illustrated Number of the "Diamond Fields Advertiser," Kimberley. Photographs mainly supplied by Mr. F.H. Hancox, Premier Studio, Kimberley. Folio (428 × 270 mm). Original red half skiver on pebble-grained boards, title gilt ot upper board, somewhat faded, and spine largely missing. Profusely illustrated. Title page and last leaf heavily browned, a couple of leaves torn without loss, a slightly shabby, but complete copy of an uncommon work. First edition. Record of progress of and conditions under the year-long siege, many photographs, and a complete list, of the besieged.

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        Clio by Anatole France

      Paris: Calmann Levy, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter red morocco, marbled boards with matching endpapers. Teg. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Mucha, Alphonse. 188 pages. 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 cm. Limited edition, one of 100 copies on Japon, from an edition of 150. Twelve color wood engravings, seven are full-page, the balance, chapter heads. Mucha's name is synonymous with the Art Nouveau style. Gordon N. Ray notes [THE ART OF THE FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOK 1700 TO 1914, p.476.], "Meanwhile, he continued to illustrate books, his chief volumes being `Ilsee, princesse de Tripoli' of 1897; `Le Pater', which he regarded as his most important achievement, in 1899; and Anatole France's `Clio' in 1900." With original covers bound-in. Clean, fresh and bright copy, raised bands, spine panel decorated in gilt, front cover rehinged.

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        Ames on Forgery: Its Detection and Illustration with Numerous Causes Celebres

      Ames-Rollinson Company, New York 1900 - 293 p. 24 cm. Illustrated examples in the text. First edition. Tan cloth hardcover. Spine labels chipped. Boards dark and corners bumped bare. Owner's signature on end paper. Spine loose. The author is the founder and twenty years Editor of The Penman's Art Journal of New York; Author of Ames's Compendium of Practical and Artistic Penmanship, Ames's Alphabets, Ames's Guide to Practical Writing; and thirty years Examiner of Contested Handwriting in Courts of Justice. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Album moderner Juden

      O. O., ca. 1900.. Titel mit aquarellierter Federzeichnung, 32 num. Bll. mit 32 ganzs. aquarellierten Federzeichnungen, 1 Bl. mit einer Bleistiftzeichnung. Lwd. d. Zt. 22,5 x 15,5 cm. Karikaturenalbum eines unbekannten Künstlers, der die bekannten antisemitischen Stereotypen anhand exemplarischer Darstellungen zeigt. So sind "Der polnische Jude, die Hausierjüdin, der Geld für Alles Jude, die Börsianersgattin, der jüdische Student, der Mosesdragoner, der Pressjude, der Judenadvokat" etc. zu sehen. Neben der deutschen Bezeichnung noch eine nach dem linneischen System, so ist die Börsianersgattin "J.a differentialis opulens uxor", der Marktjude "J. mercantilis forensis", der ungarische Jude "J. hungaricus", der Actienjude "J. dividendorum" etc. - Die Darstellungen eines in bayerischer Tracht gewandeten alpinen Juden ("J. alpinus") und eines "Viehjuden" ("J. animalis") lassen einen süddeutschen Ursprung vermuten. - Die Bleistiftzeichnung am Schluss zeigt einen sitzenden Juden im Mantel. - Einband gelockert, gering fleckig und berieben. Die kräftig kolorierten Zeichnungen selbst sauber und fleckenfrei.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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