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        Let it lie here, while I tell my story"

      1900. The Seven Poor Travellers. p. 148. Original pen and ink illustration on card (244 × 285 mm), mounted. Faint marks to edges, with a perforation to centre. In very good condition. The original illustration, signed by the artist, for the scene in which a convalescent Richard Doubledick awakens to find that the woman tending to him is his once-estranged love Mary, and that she is now his wife, they having married when he had been at the point of death.

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      Mainz: Jos. Scholz, (ca. 1900 ). Oblong quarto bound in pictorial cloth-backed paper over boards. This is book number 2 in a series of illustrated books published by Scholz in Mainz, Germany. A bit of light wear, including the text block pulling away from the staples, else a very good copy. The books were identical in format with several artists contributing color illustrations. All of the books repeat a marvelous title page illustration, an ornamental border on the last page and endleaves, all overtly Art Nouveau in style. They are all lovely examples of period graphic design. This title is one of the most desirable in the series, due to the illustrations of Lefler and Urban, two of the leading artists of the Jugendstihl movement in Vienna.

      [Bookseller: Green Gate Farm Antiquarian Books]
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        Lord Jim: A Romance

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

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        À la Pagaie sur l'Escault, le Canal de Willebroeck, La Sambre et l'Oise [An Inland Voyage]

      Paris, Librairie Historique Des Provinces, Emile Lechevalier 1900 - Livre d'occasion Grand in-8 (25,5 X 16,5 cm), demi-percaline vert amande à coins à la bradel, dos lisse orné de chiffres dorés surmontés d'un phenix et d'une fleur, couv. non cons. (reliure de l'époque ), 313 pp., 3 ff. n. ch. Condition : Édition originale française du premier livre de Stevenson : An Inland Voyage. Traduit de l'anglais avec autorisation par Lucien Lemaire. Préface de A. Angellier. Avec un frontispice de Walter Crane et 6 illustrations. L'un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon (avant 1 ex. sur Chine et 50 ex. sur Hollande), le nôtre nominatif, imprimé pour J. Schneider. Bel exemplaire signé au colophon par le traducteur, pièce de titre frottée. De la bibliothèque J. Schneider (ex-libris). Rare. 400g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        The Parish Book of St. Helen's Church in Worcester Containing the Parish Registers from AD 1538 to AD 1812 in Two Volumes: Volume I Baptisms; Volume II Marriages, Deaths and Burials

      London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1900. Volume I: No. 19/50; inscribed by the author to JF Willis Bund (the well-known author) from whose collection these 2 volumes came, his bookplate to front pastedown. xi + 336pp, contents cover:- List of Rectors; List of Chauntry Priests; Baptisms, 1538-1812; Index A - Names of Persons; Index B - Names of Places. Volume II: No. 7/50; similarly inscribed. 481pp, contents cover:- Marriages, 1538-1754; Deaths and Burials, 1556-1812; Marriages, 1754-1812; Index A - Names of Persons; Index B - Names of Places. 2 volume set, each quarter bound in cream spine/grey-blue boards, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, small edge tear to 1 page noted, 2 pages uncut. Rubbing to edges and corners, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, small (personal library sticker of JWW Bund) to spine of volume II. Overall an extremely scarce set of an important historical work, of particular interest to genealogists and those studying the history of Worcester. St Helen's is believed to be built on the site of the earliest church in Worcester, possibly dating back to Roman times. Very heavy set, approx weight 4.5kg, extra shipping required to non-UK address.. Signed by Author. Limited/Numbered. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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      1900. 3. BURGESS,GELETT. GOOPS AND HOW TO BE THEM. NY: Frederick Stokes (1900). 4to (8 x 10 1/4"), red pictorial cloth, [88]p., slightest bit of cover soil else near Fine in custom leather backed case. 1st edition of the first Goop book. Each recto has a poem about how a good Goop should behave. Facing each poem is a full page illustration - ninety in all. First editions in nice condition are quite scarce. This is the Mildred Greenhill / Bradley Martin copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Ian Hamilton?s March

      Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1900 - The second half of Churchill?s Boer War despatches. The First edition. Bound in dark red cloth similar size and style to Malakand but new colour. Gilt titles on spine and front cover, black endpapers. 409 pages, 32 page publishers catalogue at rear. Frontis portrait of Gen. Ian Hamilton, folding map at rear, 9 other maps and plans in text. 5000 copies published, half that of London to Ladysmith. Original red cloth is very clean, spine unfaded with strong color and bright gilt titles. Faint condensation mark along lower edge of front cover. Original black endpapers intact, binding tight, foxing on page edges and on early pages. Publishers catalogue dated 10/99 bound in at rear. Owner inscription dated Dec 1900 on blank leaf, Included is a booksellers flyer from Nov. 1900 listing current books including this title. The bright red spine is as good as it gets. (A5). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Churchill Book Specialist]
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        Globe terrestre - Terrestrial globe .

      J. Forrest editeur 17-18 rue de Buci 17 - 18, Paris, s.d. [circa 1900. - height around 39 cms and 63 cms of diameter.Nice Terrestrial globe realized by J. Forrest in Paris at the beginning of the XXth century. Approximately 39 cm high, it is placed on a wooden foot black lacquered. It has 63 cm of diameter and it is written on it : Globe terrestre. Echelle au 65 000 000 (1 millimètre pour 65 km). Dressé par J.FOREST Editeur (fourniss. du Minist. de l'Instruction Publique) 17-18 rue de Buci 17 - 18 Paris. Very good general state except a little restoration above the globe and two small white wears.-------------------------, Hauteur approximative de 39 cm et 63 cm de diamètre.Beau globe terrestre réalisé par J. Forrest à Paris au début du XXème siècle. Haut de 39 cm environ, il est placé sur un pied en bois laqué en noir. Il a un diamètre de 63 cm et porte comme titre: Globe terrestre. Echelle au 65 000 000 (1 millimètre pour 65 km). Dressé par J.FOREST Editeur (fourniss. du Minist. de l'Instruction Publique) 17-18 rue de Buci 17 - 18 Paris. Très bon état général à part une petite restauration au sommet du globe et deux petites usures blanches.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Minet Frères]
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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Chicago: Geo, M. Hill Co., 1900. First edition, second state (text and plates). 259pp. Octavo [22 cm] Publisher's two color stamped cloth (binding variant 'c'). Very good. Light overall age toning to boards. Resewn. Name in ink at head of title page. tissue repairs to fore edge of the front free endsheet, and plates 8, 12,15 and 17. Small tissue repairs to the corners of a handful of pages. First tipped-in plate, "She caught Toto by the ear" in facsimile. Illustrated by W.W. Denslow with twenty-four tipped in four color plates, and two-color illustrations throughout. Complete with all illustrations. First edition of the hugely popular and influential book. 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' was unlike anything in the history of publishing, and the book was very well received. Only two of more than two hundred reviews were negative, and both author and artist earned high praise for their contributions. - Bienvenue 1. Oziana 1.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Days of the Dandies (15 Volumes)

      London: The Grolier Society, c. 1900. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good Plus. +/- 300 pps. Nd: Ca. 1900. Handsome set in dark brown leather over lighter brown/gilt marbled boards. Spine and corners set off by gilt rules. Three raised bands on spines with flower designs in top and bottom compartments, titles in other two. Eps are the same attractive marbled pattern as the boards. Teg; other edges untrimmed. A complete set of an Edition De Luxe limited to 1000 copies for England and America, these are all numbered 583. Ills. all protected with captioned tissue protectors. Frontises are color. Each vol. has some unopened pages. Titles include: Beau Nash by Oliver Goldsmith; two volumes of Mrs. Jordan by James Boaden; two volumes of Captain Gronow "written by himself"; Fanny Burney, "written by herself"; Charles James Fox written by B.C. Walpole/ together with the Character of Mr. Fox by R.B. Sheridan; two volumes of Colley Cibber "written by himself"; Horace Walpole "written by himself"; Mary Wortley Montagu "written by herself"(*); two volumes of The Life and Adventures of Peg Wolffington by J. Fitzgerald Molloy (*); and two volumes of Laurence Sterne by Percy Fitzgerald (*). Books marked with asterisk have very slight stains in margins, hardly noticable, but present. The is a beautiful set which would be a handsome addition to any library. The occasional light scuff to the cover in no way distracts from the overall quality of the books. Edition De Luxe.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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        Notre ami Pierrot. Une douzaine de pantomimes. Aquarelles de Louis Morin.

      Paul Ollendorff, sans date (1900) - In-4 plein maroquin, deux bandes et une emprunte blanche bordée de rouge au centre des plats (reliure signée Creuzevault), couverture supérieure contre-collée conservée, (75) pp. n. ch. 62 compositions dans le texte en couleurs. Rares rousseurs. in-4° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Veyrier]
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        Aufnahmen aus den Ausstellungsräumen der Firma Malmedé & Geissendörfer, Köln a. Rh. Unter Sachsenhausen 33. Kunstgewerbehaus, Möbel und Dekoration.

      Malmedé & Geissendörfer, Köln 1900 - Quarto oblong. 53 leaves. Original stiff brown wraps bound with decorative strings, white lettering on cover and photograph mounted and embossed. Green-toned heliogravure plates of furniture and decorations embossed on 50 card stock pages. Descriptive captions below images and company information on verso of each plate. Text in German. Front cover with one inch charcoal line on fore-edge and light creasing along bottom; back cover lightly scuffed. Binding in overall good+, interio in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      8vo (120 x 185 mm). Original morocco, gilt stamped central medallions decorated with floral motifs; borders with double filets and giltstamped scroll. Illuminated Arabic manuscript on paper, 304 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, complete. 15 lines per page, writte

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Antique Works of Art from Benin

      Printed Privately, 1900.. First Ed. Near Fine. 4to. Book iv; 100 pages. 50 plates. Original royal blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. A very good bright fresh copy. There is a contemporary label lettered in gilt on the front pastedown, "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." In 1896 a virtually unarmed expedition consisting of 250 men bearing gifts and merchandise advanced towards Benin City. The expedition was unwelcome by the king of Benin who expressly refused it's advance, they marched straight into an ambush and virtually all were killed. Within 5 weeks a punitive expedition entered Benin and took the town, the King fled, but was later brought back and humiliated by his captors, his territory was annexed by the crown. The artefacts and numerous works of art in brass, bronze, and ivory which are illustrated in this work were virtually all taken from the king's compound and the Juju houses

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        The Shadowy Waters

      VG : in very good condition without dust jacket and in clear protective wraps. Corners bumped and minor wear to spine ends. School prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned with some offsetting First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 57pp.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Randolph Caldecott's Picture Books. Set of 16 Volumes

      G+: in Good plus condition without dust jacket as issued. Some chipping to cover spines but binding intact. A little browning and marking within Reprint Yellow illustrated card cover 230mm x 200mm (9" x 8"). [400pp.]. Published 1910-1917. Set comprises: The Diverting History of John Gilpin. The House that Jack Built. The Babes in the Wood. An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. The Three Jovial Huntsmen. Sing a Song for Sixpence. The Queen of Hearts. The Farmer's Boy. The Milkmaid. Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting. A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go. The Fox Jumps Over the Parson's Gate. Come Lasses and Lads. Ride A-Cock Horse to Banbury Cross & A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Grey Mare. An Elegy on the Glory of Her Sex, Mrs. Mary Blaze. The Great Panjandrum Himself. Eight portrait and eight landscape copies. All Printed by Edmund Evans.

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        Tales of Space and Time

      G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened. End papers browned. Light page edge browning. Pages untrimmed 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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        The Golden Age

      John Lane The Bodley Head New York: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1900. First. hardcover. fine. Illustrated title page and 18 b/w plates, all by Maxfield Parrish. 252pp +2pp ads. Short thick 8vo, rebound in full tan morocco; gilt-lettered and ruled spine with green leather label and raised bands; uncut edges, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. London and N.Y.: John Lane/Bodley Head, 1900. First Edition. Fine.

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        Southern Arabia.

      Smith, Elder & Co. 1900 - This is a very good copy in the recently rebound beautiful half red leather covers. index, 455 pages. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books; although this book is at my home. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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      Paris: Edition Boudet Librairie Lahure, [nd. but ca. 1900].. Large, thick octavo (28.5 x 21cm). Full rose- colored crushed levant, five raised bands, gilt extra, gilt inner dentelles, rose pictorial fabric doublures and free endsheets, a.e.g., by Affolter, with the original prospectus bound in. A few minor rubs to raised bands, short, thin crack at crown of upper joint, otherwise fine, in matching morocco faced slipcase with some shelfwear at edges. First edition in this format. Translated by E. La Forgue. Illustrated with sixty-four drawings and sixty- eight eaux-fortes by symbolist painter and illustrator Gaston Bussière. This is one of only twenty-five deluxe copies, printed on heavy Imperial Japan vellum, with a triple suite of the illustrations, a double suite of the ornate border plates, and a six-state color decomposition of the ornate frontispiece. Laid in front are three original pencil drawings by Bussière for the book, including the design for the 'Envoi' illustration. Two of the drawings are signed with initials, and the most highly finished of the three includes some detailing in ink. A remarkably extravagant production, characteristic of the times, showcasing Bussière's delicate and imaginative illustrative work at the expense of the text, which is nearly overwhelmed at every turn. Bussière's usual taste for heroic and chivalric themes is, however, well-suited to the text, though his predilection for ample nudes is restrained to scale in the instances of its application solely to depiction herein of female faerie-folk.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Waverley Novels / Walter Scott [complete in 25 volumes]

      London : Caxton Publishing [no date, ca. 1900?] - Description: 25 v. : illus., fronts., plates ; 20 cm. Contents: v. 1. Waverley --v. 2. Guy Mannering --v. 3. The antiquary --v. 4. Rob Roy --v. 5. Old Mortality --v. 6. A legend of Montrose and The black dwarf --v. 7. The heart of Mid-lothian --v. 8. The bride of Lammermoor --v. 9. Ivanhoe --v. 10. The monastery --v. 11. The abbot : being a sequel to The monastery --v. 12. Kenil-worth --v. 13. The pirate --v. 14. The fortunes of Nigel --v. 15. Perveril of the Peak --v. 16. Quentin Durward --v. 17. St. Ronan's well --v. 18. Red gauntlet --v. 19. The betrothed : a tales of the Crusaders and The chronicles of the Canongate --v. 20. The talisman : a tale of the Crusaders and The chronicles of the Canongate --v. 21. Woodstock --v. 22. The fair maid of Perth --v. 23. Anne of Geierstein, or The maid in the mist --v. 24. Count Robert of Paris --v. 25. The surgeon's daughter and Castle dangerous. Subjects: Historical fiction, Scottish -- Scotland -- In literature -- English literature -- Walter Scott. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked green cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Some scuffs and scratches to boards, with some minor staining evident on four of the back panels. Scattered, marginal foxing, mainly around prelims. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 25 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Sammelbilder Liebig Company's Fleisch-Extract (ca. 1900).. (Sammelbilder-Album). qu.-4°. 39 vollständige Bildserien u. 1 Serie (Krone u. Krönungen) mit 4 (v. 6) farb. Bildchen. Zus. 238 Bildchen OLn. Kanten berieb. Gelenke locker, 1. Lage gelöst. Einsteckalbum. Einige der enthaltenen Folgen: Bilder aus Palästina, Korsika, Die sechs Bergzonen, Schlitten, Das Katzengechlecht, Der Elefant, Geschichte der Masse und Gewichte, Zur Geschichte des Bieres, Raubvögel, Orchideen, Der Fächer, Don Juan, Die neun Musen, Jugendzeit, die Flora im Hochgebirge, Eine Schmetterlingsjagd, Europäische Wasserstrassen, Malerische Winkel in Vendig, Die Zauberflöte, Der Kampf mit dem Drachen, Das Metall im Kunstgewerbe, Oberon, Oper von C. M. Weber, Bilder aus Venezuela, Altgermanische Gebräuche, Manöverbilder aus Italien, Heerführer des 30 Jährigen Krieges, Stammburgen, Sven Hedin´s Reise nach Tibet, Sommertage im hohen Norden, Bilder aus Mexiko, Befreites Jerusalem, Strassenbahen einst und jetzt, Die Riviera, Die Republik Andorra, Nachtblütler, In Floras Reich, Die Haube, Australien, Physikalische Spielereien.

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        Historia General de España del P. D. Juan de Mariana. Contra las Advertencias de Pedro Mantuano. En Toledo, por Diego Rodriguez, 1616. RELIE AVEC (à la suite): 2). MANTUANO (Pedro). Advertencias a la Historia del Padre de Mariana de la Compañia de Iesus. Impressa en Toledo en Latin año de 1592 y en Romance el de 1601. En que se enmienda gran parte de la Historia de España. En esta Segunda Impression va añadida la respuesta à todas la dificultades que puso el Padre Juan de Mariana, à los Discursos que pruevan la venida de Santiago a España, sacados de la libreria del Condestable de Castilla. Y tambien se responde al Padre Juan de Pineda, en lo que escrivio en su libro de Rebus Salomonis, de la venida de Nabuchodonosor. En Madrid, en la Impre

      - 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-4. 1). 12ff. 341pp. LV. 2ff. 47pp. 2). 10ff. 322pp. 1f. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées (Reliure vers 1900 de style ancien). Précieux recueil de deux ouvrages rares sur l'Histoire d'Espagne du père Juan de Mariana (1536-1624), qui avait vu le jour pour la première fois en latin à Tolède en 1592. 1). Edition Originale de la défense de l'Histoire d'Espagne de Mariana par l'historien et savant madrilène Tomás Tamayo de Vargas (1588-1641), dont c'est le premier ouvrage. Le volume est bien complet de ses deux parties additionelles, qui manquent parfois et qui se sont également vendues séparément. "Razón de la Historia del P.P.D. Juan de Mariana; de las Advertencias de Pedro Mantuano contra ella; y de la defensa del Doctor Don Thomas Tamaio de Vargas" et "Defensa de la Descensión de la Virgen N.S. a la S. Iglesa de Toledo ". 2). Seconde édition considérablement augmentée de cet ouvrage initialement paru en 1611, dans lequel sont exposées les critiques de l'ouvrage de Mariana auxquelles répondit Tamayo de Vargas dans l'ouvrage décrit ci-dessus. Bel exemplaire soigneusement établi au début du 20e siècle. 1). Palau, 327108. 2). Palau, 149612. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'esplorazione del Giuba. Viaggio di scoperta nel cuore dell'Africa.

      Subject: (Africa). Roma, Voghera, 1900, 8vo mezza pelle rossa, legatura con graffi e piccoli strappi, pp. XI-384 con inc. n.t. e tav. f.t. + grande carta col. rip.

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        "A History of Gothic Art in England, by Edward S. Prior, M. A. , with Illustrations by Gerald C. Horsley and Many Plans and Diagrams"

      "London, G. Bell And Sons" "London, G. Bell And Sons", 1900. 1st Edition. "Description: xiv, 465, [1] p. Incl. Illus. , plans, diagrs. 29 cm. Subjects: Architecture, Gothic--England. Church architecture--England." Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request.

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        Documents d'Art Nouveau a L'Usage des Dessinateurs Industriels

      Paris.: Librairie des Arts Decoratifs.. No date. Ca. 1900.. 24 black and white plates, 18 1/2 x 14 inches, loose in paper covered board folder with cloth spine and cloth ties. Folder worn and soiled, extensive wear to lower right corner of folder, 2 inch tear to head and tail of spine; overall light toning to sheets, a few short edge tears and occasional light soiling (mainly to outer margins). There is a small color label with the number 45 at top right of the front cover and another label at lower right; each of the plates is stamped with the number 45 in the upper right margin. A collection of H. Friling's attractive Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) designs featuring plant and animal life. Hermann Friling produced a number of portfolios of design concepts for architects and designers. .

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        George Eliot's Works [complete in 20 volumes]

      "Boston; Little, Brown, [c1900]" "Boston; Little, Brown, [c1900]", 1900. 1st Edition in this form. "Description: 20v., fronts.; 22cm. ""Nuneaton edition"" on spine labels. Frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard and letterpress. Contents: v.1 & 2: Scenes of Clerical Life --v.3 & 4: Adam Bede --v.5 & 6: The Mill on the Floss --v.7: Silas Marner - The Lifted Veil --v.8 & 9: Romola --v.10 & 11: Felix Holt - Brother Jacob --v.12, 13 & 14: Middlemarch --v.15, 16 & 17: Daniel Deronda --v.18 & 19: Poems - Theophrastus Such --v.20: Essays etc. Subjects: George Eliot -- Collected works -- English literature -- 19th century. " "Limited edition of 1,000 numbered sets - this is no.132. Very good copies bound in grey cloth. Title printed spine labels, slightly edge-worn. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Some scattered surface staining on covers. Previous owner's inscription to the front pastedown of vol. 12. Light marginal offsetting on title pages from frontis. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request. "

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        Pencil and Watercolor drawing, heightened with gold, signed ("Job") in lower right corner

      N.p., n.d [ca. 1900]. 13 x 10 1/2 inches. . Matted and framed . Fine, heroic portrait of Leopold of Austria on a throne in a flowering field, sword half drawn, with Justice and Clemency seated beneath. JOB, a French artist, is best remembered for his picture-albums for youth commemorating monarchs and military campaigns, for which this drawing must have been intended

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