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        London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1900. Collation, xiv, 498pp, [2], 32pp, half title. Rebound in full fawn coloured leather, raised bands, gilt lines, gilt centre stamp, black rule lines on board, original decorative top cover pasted to top board, marble endpapers. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Internally, some very occasional light spotting, heavier on a few pages. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A7. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        As a Man Thinketh

      New York: James Pott and Co small pocket size book 3 x 4 1/2 ,, brown marbelized end papers,,,58 pages no foxing no writing no wear.. no date of publication but suspect early 1900's RARE FIND. detailed .. .pictures upon request . see picture on left..

      [Bookseller: Henry Lehrich]
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        Voyage Autour De Machambre Aquarelles

      EDITIONS NILSSON 1900 CIRCA, PARIS, FRANCE - 12 hand colored tipped in vertical water colors by Maggy Monier; 6x2 1/2" signed MM. Also pictorial front cover watercolor 53/4x 8 3/4"signed Aquarelles De Maggy Monier; digital image upon request; front hinge cracked; pages yellowingdamages on few first pages DATE PUBLISHED: 1900 CIRCA EDITION: 186PGS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Ueber die Grundlagen der Geometrie.Göttingen: K. Geselchaft der Wissenschaften, 1902.

      First edition, the rare offprint issue, of Hilbert's partial solution to the fifth of his famous list of 23 problems, proposed in 1900, that he viewed as important in guiding the development of mathematics in the next century. Hilbert also gives in this work the first rigorous definition of a 'manifold,' a notion that would play a central role in twentieth century mathematics and physics. This paper is a further development of the ideas in his great book <i>Grundlagen der Geometrie</i> (1899), an "influential work that led by its axiomatic method to a new thinking in all mathematical fields in the 20th century" (Michael Toepell in <i>Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics</i>, p. 710). The present paper was appended to the second edition of <i>Grundlagen der Geometrie</i>, published in 1903. <br/><br/> "Hilbert's interest in the foundations of geometry turned his attention to what became known as the "space problem" of Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894), a distinguished physiologist and physicist who in 1868 proposed to deduce the geometrical nature of space from observed facts of experience having to do with the properties of mobile rigid bodies. Using calculus, he argued that his facts lead to the conclusion that metric relations in space correspond either to Euclidean geometry or to the geometry of Lobachevsky. In 1887 Poincaré used Lie algebra techniques to solve the analog of Helmholtz's problem in two dimensions, and Lie (1890) did the same in <i>n</i> dimensions. Hilbert questioned the necessity of assuming, as was done by Helmholtz and his successors, the differentiability of the transformations they considered, a <i>sine qua non</i> if one were to solve the problem using Lie's theory. In particular, the assumption that the group is generated by infinitesimal transformations did not fit in easily or naturally with the other geometrical axioms. Hilbert wondered whether this assumption might actually follow as a consequence of the continuity of the transformations defining the rigid motions, together with the group property and the other axioms of geometry. Thus in his famous lecture on mathematical problems Hilbert posed as his fifth problem the more general question as to what extent Lie's theory, with its differentiability assumptions, could be recovered from seemingly weaker continuity assumptions about the transformations of the group and their multiplication. "Hence there arises the question whether, through the introductions of suitable new variables and parameters, the group can always be transformed into one with differentiable defining functions; or whether at least with the help of certain simple assumptions a transformation is possible into groups admitting Lie's methods." <br/><br/> "Shortly thereafter, Hilbert himself dealt with this problem within the limited context of the analogue of Helmholtz's problem for the plane. Here we find the first attempt to deal with continuous groups by topological means. Hilbert stressed the fact that his methods of proof were completely different from Lie's, that he would mainly use the concepts of Cantor's theory of point sets and the Jordan curve theorem for the plane. Of course, the context of Hilbert's topological approach to groups was a special and limited one, but it showed that results could be achieved and suggested the possibility of doing something similar with respect to the formidable fifth problem... it should be noted that in seeking to characterize the plane as a two-dimensional manifold, Hilbert introduced the approach that eventually led (through Weyl) to the modern concept of a manifold. "These stipulations," Hilbert wrote, "contain for the case of two dimensions, it seems to me, the rigorous definition of what Riemann and Helmholtz designated by 'multiply extended manifold' and by Lie 'number manifold' and which is at the basis of their entire investigation" (T. Hawkins, in <i>History of Topology</i>, I. M. James (ed.), pp. 175-6). <br/><br/> Hilbert's fifth problem was finally solved in full generality by Andrew Gleason, Deane Montgomery and Leo Zippin in 1952.. Seperately paginated offprint from: Nachrichten der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 1902, pp. 233-241. Original printed self-wrappers, pp. [1] 2-9 [10:blank]. A very fine copy

      [Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books]
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        Rakkóx der Billionär/ Ein Protzenroman. Die wilde Jagd/ Ein Entwicklungsroman in acht anderen Geschichten von Paul Scheerbart.

      Insel-Verlag bei Schuster & Loeffler, Berlin und Leipzig 1900 - 8vo. Mit Buchschmuck von Jossot und einer blattgr. Illustration von Felix Vallotton. 4 Bl., 119 S. OHlwd. m. farbig ornamentierten Deckelbezügen u. OPapier-RSchild. Lubasch/Meyer S. 6 u. Sarkowski 1437 (mit Abb.) nennen nur die Ausgabe von 1901. - WG 7. - Erste Ausgabe. - Leichte Kantenbereibung, Ecken bestoßen, RSchild m. geringen Abplatzungen am Rande u. leichten Stockflecken, Deckel gering verblaßt. Anflug v. Stockflecken, v.a. im Rande d. ersten u. letzten Bl. Bis auf diese, fast immer auftretenden Mängel nur ein leichter Eckanknick auf wenigen Bl. u. geringe Fingerspuren auf Vortitel. Gutes Ex. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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      Longmans 1900 - First edition. 8vo. Original grey cloth with gilt lettering and vignettes. All edges gilt. A fine, bright copy with a few light spots of foxing to the preliminary leaves. Many black and white illustrations by H. J. Ford. Tales in this collection derive from Lithuania, East Africa, Germany and various other countries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Schmiedeeiserne Gitter. 48 Tafeln (compl.).

      Stuttgart, Julius Hoffmann Verlag, o. J. (ca. 1900) - 2¡ (38 x 28 cm), 1 Doppeltaf. Titelei, 48 Taf., Lose Taf. in OLwd.-Mappe m. Deckelschild, 3 Schliessb&#138;ndchen., Lwd. stockfl., Deckel min. kratzspurig, einige Taf. min. stock- bzw. fingerfleckig oder randknittrig. Erstausgabe. 2100 gr. Sonderangebot: Das Antiquariat Peter Petrej bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 20% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis in Schweizer Franken: 840 CHF. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kokospalme Cocos Nucifera

      Leipziger Schulbilderverlag, Leipzig 1900 - A rather charming and scenic seascape view of an African family and a hut near the sea, with a view of coconut trees in the background., Image Size : 585x810 (mm), 23x31.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 633x850 (mm), 24.875x33.5 (Inches), Printed in Color with some hand colouring, Chromolithograph

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Serie von 3 Holzschnitten auf Japanpapier ?Erleuchtung?, auf Untersatzkarton montiert, zusätzlich auf farbigem Papier montiert, rechts unten eigenhändig mit Bleistift signiert, um 1925, à 17,5 x 10,3 cm,

      - Emma Schlangenhausen Stud. 1900?03 an der Wr. Kunstgewerbeschule bei A. Roller und 1903? 05 bei Koloman Moser, 1909?14 Aufenthalt in Paris, Einfluss von Kees van Dongen, danach in der Schweiz Schülerin von Cuno Amiet. 1904 zeigt sie Arbeiten bei der Weltausst. von St. Louis (USA) und erringt eine silberne Medaille; 1908 und 1920 stellte sie auf Kunstschauen in Wien aus. Ihr Hauptarbeitsgebiet war der Holzschnitt, meist in strengem Schwarz-Weiß-Kontrast. Expressionist. Pathos dominiert ihr Schaffen. Die Stilisierung von Tieren und Blumen zeigt vorrangig esoter. Inhalte. S. war Mitgl. des Verbandes bildender Künstlerinnen und Kunsthandwerkerinnen ?Wiener Frauenkunst? und der Gruppe ?Wassermann? (aus: ÖBL X, 170) Sabine Plakolm-Forsthuber konstatiert den ??figurativen und oft mystisch-verklärten Holzschnitten? Schlangenhausens eine Nähe zu den Künstlerinnen des Wiener Kinetismus. (Plakolm-Forsthuber, Künstlerinnen in Österreich 1897-1938, Wien 1994)B. Wally, Künstlerinnen in Salzburg S.369 (ausführlich zur Künstlerin). ?Ganz besonders Emma Schlagenhausen stellte ihre auf Holz- und Linolschnitt konzentrierte Arbeit in den Dienst weltanschaulicher Wahrheitsfindung. Die Schlagkraft des Schwarz-Weiß, der sie sich mit Virtuosität bediente, kam ihrem Sendungsbewußtsein sehr entgegen.?# 3 Woodcuts on japan paper glued on cardboard, signed by the artist !

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Polnoe sobranie sochinenij M. E. Saltykova (N. Shchedrina) v 12 tomah = Complete Works of M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin in 12 volumes

      Moskva: A. F. Marks, 1900. 12 vols. 8vo. vol. 1 with two frontis and portrait. Text in Russian. Red quarter-morocco with marbled boards and faded marbled edges, gilt spine titles against green morocco labels, raised spine bands rubbed, as are extremities. Extra shipping charges will apply. A great collection of social and political satires by greatest satirist of 19th century Russia. Mikhail Evgrafovich Saltykov (pseud. N. Shchedrin, 1826-1889) was born into landed gentry, and worked as a civil servant while writing and editing for radical journals. Although he was exiled for seven years, he maintained an unflagging attack on Russia&#39;s social institutions, the new bourgeois capitalists, and the cowardice of the educated classes. He was an acknowledged master of the satirical sketch and published several collections of them in addition to Well-meaning discourses; he also published The History of a Town (1869-1870), The Golovyov Family (1879), and a Collection of Fables (1885).

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      1900. 1. (HUMPHREY,MAUD)illus. LITTLE CONTINENTALS with new stories and verses by Mabel Humphrey. NY: Frederick Stokes 1900. Large 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight bit of normal cover wear, near fine. Featuring 6 wonderful chromolithographed plates by Humphrey of various historical figures of the American Revolution depicted as children (plus color cover not repeated in text). Includes: Lafayette, Moll Pitcher, Ben Franklin, Paul Revere, Cornwallis and George Washington. It is said that Maud&#39;s son Humphrey Bogart posed for her illustration of Cornwallis. Stories and line illustrations in text are by Maud&#39;s sister Mabel Humphrey.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      Biblioteca Popular. 1900. 1898. 1900., Valencia. - 3 Vols. Ilstr. Trad. V. Blasco Ibáñez. Enc. Tela ed. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00&#128; LIBRO EN ESPANOL

      [Bookseller: Librería Javier Fernández]
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      Undated.. Undated pen and ink drawing on paper circa 1900, image size approximately: 145 x 105 mm, 5½ x 4 inches. It depicts a little girl standing on a sandy shore in a long checked dress with a frill at the hem, wearing a straw hat, looking down at a beautiful dressed doll obviously left behind by some little rich girl. The caption, not visible on the image, is "One day she found a great treasure". Farmiloe has signed the bottom right corner "Edith Farmiloe". A charming image but we have failed to discover whether or not it was done for a children&#39;s book. Fine condition, in a cream mount, ready for framing. Edith Farmiloe (active 1893-1908), well known for her sympathetic and humorous drawings of slum children and ragamuffins, illustrated several of her own books plus a few Dumpy books and one for E.V. Lucas. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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      - Date : 1900 Dimensions : 76x107cm Imp : GUENEUX - NANTES Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Stereoscope Image of Doyle in his tent at Bloemfontein, South Africa during the Boer War

      Meadowville, PA: Keystone View Company. 1900, 1900. Attractive sepia stereoscope photographs mounted on oblong card, depicting Conan Doyle, pen in hand in his tent in Bloemfontein during his service as a military doctor in the South African War 1899-1902. Clean and sharp, a fascinating survival.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Rapheal Tuck & Sons, Ltd: London, 1900. Very Good binding. A remarkable production with 36 chromolithographed figures, numbered 1-19 and 1a - 17a. The 8 chromolithographed pages fold accordion style, and the figures, generally housed in the pocket at the rear fit into correspondingly numbered spaces. "A variety of scenes, however, can be formed, and unending pleasure provided, by placing the figures in innumerable positions". The text of the stories is printed on the verso of the panoramas. Two of the pieces have been mended -- the rabbit (#4) and the woman with spoon (#6a). Two have been mended with parts replaced in facsimile -- the man with ax (#18) and the duck (#19). The flap to the rear pocket has been mended as well. With 36 cut-out figure, instead of the more usual 16, this is one of the more elaborate of the Father Tuck&#39;;s Panorama series. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Rare Autographed Letter Signed in Full

      New Rochelle 1900 - .Great wedding - that young man can open a bric-a-brac store for a living and he might make a small fortune. Signed by the American painter, illustrator and artist best known for his dynamic representations of cowboys and cavalrymen, bronc busters and Native Americans. This good-natured letter inquiries after a job for a relative and contains a witty remark upon a recently-attended wedding. 1 page with tiny stain on the upper left corner. Measures 7" x 9". New Rochelle, February 12, no year. Circa 1900.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Wooings and Weddings in Many Climes.

      - Many photographic illustrations. Thick 8vo, untrimmed, handsomely rebound in full crimson morocco, gilt spine. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1900. First edition. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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      [Vladivostok. 1900].. Twenty-four photographs (3 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches each), each print matted on heavy paper of commercial photograph album. Early 20th-century German photograph album with textured paper boards and spine. Front board decoratively embossed with image of a flower and the words, "Moderne Lichtbildere." Top and bottom of spine, edges of boards, and outer joints moderately worn. Mounts separating, but very good. Images very clean overall and in very good condition. An album of twenty-four original photographs taken in Vladivostok in June 1900. The snapshot- size images are each matted one per page in a German-made photograph album, and each image is inscribed in a contemporary hand in German. The photographs include views of the port, Russian naval ships and numerous other vessels, the city center, the post office, street scenes, buildings and houses (including a German brewery), and pictures of everyday life. Due to its location in the Russian Far East on the coast of the Sea of Japan and near both the Chinese and Korean borders, Vladivostok was a settlement with numerous international residents and visitors, and this heterogeneity is recorded in this album. Half of the photographs are of people, including images of Russians, Chinese, and Koreans. Photographs of local Chinese residents predominate, with images of a waterman filling his wagon, a fruit seller in the market, another seller in the market with his measuring scale, and other laborers. Other images in the album include Korean children playing, various neighborhoods and locales, and a family portrait (complete with cow) in front of a house. A fine turn-of-the- century album consisting of original contemporary photographs of Vladivostok, with numerous images of the local population. Due to its strategic location, Soviet Russia later kept the port under the highest security, and any photographs of it are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        FAUNA OF SOUTH AFRICA (Vol. I: Primates, Carnivora and Ungulata; Vol. II: Rodentia, Chiroptera, Insectivora, Cetacea and Edentata)

      London: R. H. Porter, 1900, 1901. 2 volumes. First edition. With 150 black and white drawings in the text and one folding map. 8vo, publisher&#146;s original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spines and each with a gilt crest on the upper covers, t.e.g. xxx, 324; xii, 241 (including indices), 28 ads. A very nice set, internally very clean and fresh. SCARCE. THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE ZOOLOGICAL STUDY OF SOUTH AFRICAN WILDLIFE AND A RARE SCLATER WORK. The author states that he has chosen as the limit of the sub-continent the Rivers Cunene and Zambesi on the West and East coasts respectively, remarking, &#147;on the whole, this is a more convenient line than the Tropic of Capricorn.&#148; The volumes are prefaced by an important bibliography of works dealing with the mammals described in the text. The information included is expansive; it encompasses classical, popular, and vernacular names of the specimens, references to works on zoology and the mammals, and a general description of the animals, including notes on their size, distribution, history, and habits. A fascinating and well-illustrated example of primary zoological work in South Africa.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        A LOS TOROS.

      - ALBUM compuesto de 28 acuarelas originales del reputado pintor de escenas taurinas. [Desenhado por] DON DANIEL PEREA con la explicación de cada suerte en español, francés e inglés conteniendo además LA MARCHA DE LA MANOLERÍA de la Zarzuela PAN Y TOROS ilustrada por el mismo artista. Litografía y Encuadernaciones HERMENEGILDO MIRALLES BARCELONA S/D. [circa 1900] In fólio oblongo de 25,5x77 cm. Com [iv], 4, 28 cromolitografias acompanhadas de 25 [de 28 ?] folhas de papel Japão com as respetivas explicações trilingues impressas em castelhano, francês e inglês. Encadernação do editor estampada com ferros a ouro, a seco e a cores na pasta anterior, assinada J Pascó. Guardas em papel colorido acetinado com padrões de tecido dos xairéis. A obra contém uma partitura da ?Marcha de la Manoleria? da zarzuela ?Pan y Toros? Oblong folio. Binding stamped blind, gold and color with an image of a laced fan with cameos, a bull and two toreadors, pink and green carnations accented in gilt, lettering in gilt and black, with binding's signature J. Pascó. Endpapers with elaborate traditional fabric patterns. Illustrated with 28 full page lithographic plates in color. With 25 [of 28 ?] pages of commentaries to the plates printed in 3 languages. The book also contains four pages music notations for ?Marcha de la Manoleria? from the zarzuela ?Pan y Toros? Location/localizacao: 7-1-A-17

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Panorama von Gross-Windhoek

      Windhoek, Mertens & Sichel, ca. 1900.. Panoramaansicht in Originalphotographie. Leporello in 5 Segmenten. 14,5 x 95 cm. OHLwd. Schöne und nicht häufige Gesamtansicht der Siedlung mit der Umgebung. - Einband berieben, obere Kante des Vorderdeckels leicht lädiert. Tls. gering fleckig und etwas gebrauchsspurig. Ein Segment rückseitig mit Stempel der "Kaiserl. Schutztruppe für Südwestafrika, 4. Proviantkolonne".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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      MORRISON & GIBB 1900 CIRCA, EDINBURGH - Beautiful maroon full leather bound boards, with raised ribbed spine; slightly faded, and highly decorated in gold. The front cover has gold edging all around. marbled edges, marbled free end papers. There is a crest present on front cover; Stating, SCHOLA GRAMMATICA LANGPORTENIS OPIBUS PRAEDITA A.D. MDCCLXXV. Book plate inside front cover states "The Prankerd PRIZE For Geography; Awarded to G.S. Mundy 1909. There are wonderful black and white illustrations scattered throughout the text, clean and intact, the binding is tight. Heavy paper, yellowing. illustrations with no artist attributed. Very little wear noted to the leather. The binding is very fine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1900 CIRCA EDITION: 164 PAGES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        (Miniature) My Tiny Alphabet Book

      Glasgow: Bryce, David and Son, (c. 1900). (58)ff. Contains two volumes bound as one: Tiny Alphabet of Animals and Tiny Alphabet of Birds. At the time of its publication, this was the smallest color-plate book ever printed. Each letter is illustrated with a full-page chromolithograph, for a total of 52 color plates. This is a fine copy bound in full red leather, with a design of two children holding their ABC books. Gilt titling to front cover. A.e.g. This is noted miniature book collector and bibliographer Doris Welsh&#39;s copy, with her bookplate on the front paste-down. (Bromer/Edison, p. 131; Welsh 5200; Bondy 72; Spielmann 489; American Art Association 13). (1 1/8 by 7/8; 29x22mm).

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        Concerning Children

      Boston: Small, Maynard & Company. VG+/NONE. 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 1st edition/1st printing. 1 of only 2000 copies printed. This author was quite well-known in her day as a feminist and an activist for women&#39;s rights, and as an author writing about women&#39;s issues. She was the grandniece of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Her best known story, "The Yellow Wallpaper," is about a woman who suffers from a mental breakdown due to the birth of her child and the prescription of isolated bed rest from her physician husband, which paralleled some of the events of her own life. She co-edited the Pacific Coast Women&#39;s Press with socialist Helen Campell. When she turned to lecturing, she became well known for her discussion on women&#39;s topics. With the book "Woman and Economics" in 1898, she emerged as a spokesperson on such topics as women&#39;s perspectives on work and family. She co-founded the Women&#39;s Peace Party in 1915 with activist Jane Addams. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt printing and gilt & green decorations. The half-title page is the first page and there is a very narrow paper-only slit at the gutter; however, the book is very firmly bound and very tight. It is straight, clean, and has no handwriting or damage to the text paper. There are small areas of wear to the binding cloth at the tips of the corners and spine ends, a trace of rubbing to the "N" and "C" in &#39;Concerning" on the front panel, and the cloth and printing of the spine is a bit dulled. A very scarce book, and really in quite excellent condition. ; 7-1/2" x 4-7/8"; 298 pages .

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        The Works of Charles Dickens - 21 volume set. The Charles Dickens Edition

      London Chapman & Hall Ltd [1900]. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Presentation bookplate to front pastedowns. Scattered light foxing The 'Charles Dickens' edition Red gilt decorated embossed hardback cloth cover [6000pp.] :: Illustrations throughout by various illustrators including 'Phiz' and Cruikshanks :: 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6") :: Heavy set: shipping supplement may apply

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      Boston: Small Maynard, 1900. Second Edition. Hardcover. Mild sunning to the spine. Near Fine. This edition, published in February, consisted of 2000 copies as did the First Edition published 3 months earlier. Written by the successor to Frederick Douglass as the foremost American black leader of his time. Born a slave, Washington founded Tuskegee Institute, becoming its first president, at the age of 25. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front pastedown "To Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. White,/with kind wishes of/Booker T. Washington/Mar. 31, 1901." Books inscribed by Washington are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The French Revolution

      London: Macmillan, 1900. hardcover. near fine. 2 volumes. Title pages printed in red & black. Thick 8vos, handsomely rebound in older 3/4 green polished calf; ornate gilt-stamped spines with red and blue leather labels; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Macmillan and Co., 1900. A near fine copy.

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        Handley Cross; AND, Ask Mamma; AND, Mr. Romford&#39;s Hounds; AND, Plain or Ringlets; AND, Hawbuck Grange and Mr. Sponge&#39;s Sporting Tour (6 Titles in 11 Books)

      London: Bradbury, Agnew, and Co., 1900. 1899-1900. Handley Cross, illustrated by Leech 550pp 17 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Hawbuck Grange, illustrated by Phiz 330pp 8 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Mr Sponge&#39;s Sporting Tour, illustrated by Leech 408pp 13 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Ask Mamma, with illustrated by Leech 412pp 13 hand-colored full-page steel engravings; Plain or Ringlets, illustrated by Leech 406pp 12 hand-colored full-page steel engravings and hand-colored title page; and Mr Romford"s Hounds, illustrated by Leech and Phiz 392pp 24 hand-colored full-page steel engravings. These six works uniformly bound by Dickers & Song, Leicester Square in 11 volumes of three quarter crimson morocco leather with red cloth boards, marbled endsheets and top edge gilt. One raised band creating two compartments Tilt lettering on spine with tooled edge at top & bottom of spine. Bottom compartment has bird, arrows, heart and horseshoe designs embossed. Illustrated by many full page and in-text engravings, and hand colored steel engravings, most by John Leech, but a handful by H.K. Browne and W.T. Maud. Overall the books are in excellent condition and would be listed as near new if it was not for the sunning. but the back quarter inch of the cloth has been sunned. Pevious owner&#39;s signature on front free endpage of each volume. A quite lovely set.. Third Edition. Three Quarter Morocco Leather. Very Good. Illus. by John Leech, but a handful by H.K. Browne and W.T. Maud. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

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        The Shadowy Waters

      London: Hodder and Soughton Limited. 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. 1900. First Edition. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 57pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      1900. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1900. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt, beveled. First Edition. This drama in verse form includes a few prose passages that are believed to be the work of Lady Gregory -- to whom Yeats dedicated the book. Although the number of copies printed is unrecorded, this is in our experience a rather scarce book. This is an unusually bright copy, fine except for a few faint scratches on the (blank) rear cover. Wade 30.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Stoney Indian Chief [Original Photograph Along with Postcard Reproduction].

      Banff, Alberta - [circa 1900]. () Near fine. Original B / W photograph 16 X 10 inches (40.64 X 25.4 cm). In 1.5 inch wooden frame measuring 22.5 X 18.5 inches. Frame has a bit of wear. Bone matting. With the photograph comes a postcard (#532) of the same image which is in near fine condition with no writing on back. A nice set. A nice strong image depicting a Native chief atop his horse, with his hands on his hips. He is in full decrative dress including a feather head dress. Taken in the forest, not a studio portrait. Strong contrast. A beautiful image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1900. Octavo, original tan cloth, flag-staff gilt and titles red and gilt to spine, titles to front board in black and red, line-drawn illustration in black to front board, black coated endpapers. Coloured folding map frontispiece, 2 further folding maps, 1 full page map, and 4 plans in the text. 34 pages of publisher&#39;s advertisements at the rear dated 10/99. Spine very slightly darkened with a mild crease, a few very minor marks to covers, mild spotting to edges and a little around the title page, still a very good copy indeed, with the hinges entirely sound. First edition, first impression. "The volume essentially consists of 27 letters and telegrams to the Morning Post written between 26 October 1899 and 10 March 1900 &#133; It is, as Churchill said in his Introductory Note, &#39;mainly a personal record of my adventures and impressions during the first five months of the African War. It may also be found to give a tolerably coherent account of the operations conducted by Sir Redvers Buller for the Relief of Ladysmith&#39;"(Cohen).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Maurice Bertrand, Cornucle, Gustave Chouchou, Julia, D&#39;Arcy, Marthe Helly

      [c. 1900]. Size: 570 x 385 mm. Framed size 740 x 385 mm. Lithograph. Printed colour. Good condition. Georges Goursat (1863-1934), known as Sem, attained a high level of success with his wonderful portrayals of Paris at the turn of the century. This outstanding caricaturist was a member of the Salon des Humoristes and an officer of the Legion of Honor. His works offer us glimpses into Parisian high society at the turn of the Century. Sem&#39;s unique talent made his work very identifiable, particularly because of the essential sobriety of his composition, in which his characters usually emerge from a white or plain background rather than being more obvious caricatures. Sem captured the spirit of the subject and in turn produced images that were true to life. This beautiful print is a part of the Album Vert published in c.1900.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Holy Bible (Old and New Testament)

      Illustrated Bible Society, London 1900 - Folio (54x40cm). 3 vols. Deluxe publisher's trade binding, full leather with gold tooled decoration designed by Walter Crane. Top edge gilt and gauffred with floral design. Illustrated throughout with 100 full-page prints by Edward Burne Jones, Alma Tedema, Tissot, Edward Abbey, Gerome, Morelli, Uhde, Constant and others, all members of the Royal Academy. Illustrated chapter headings, ornamental initials, gold endpapers and tissue designs with biblical references also by Walter Crane. Blank family register. Borders of prints foxed throughout, not affecting images. Sporadic foxing to borders of text pages. Some rubbing to crown and heel of spines. Very light white spotting to leather back covers. Vol 3 two small scuffs to front cover, expertly restored. Overall, fine condition. A spectacular set in a fine binding. An important legacy of the English pre-Raphaelite artists. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viktor Rydberg

      About 1900. A photo engraved copper plate 64 x 46,5 cm + image printed from the plate 54,5 x 40 cm (the wole sheet 75,5 x 56 cm). Some scratches and small damages to the surface of the cooper plate. The paper image with a couple of creases to the blank margins. Nice condition.. Here we have a recently discovered photogravure plate depicting the famous swedish writer Viktor Rydberg. A newly printed image from the plate is also supplied. The printing plate was manufactured around the year 1900, after an original painted by Albert Edelfelt in 1895. Edelfelt is one of Finlands finest artists. Reproduction of art by photoengraving had its breakthrough in the 1880s. and was fully developed by the turn of the century. The method was acctually first pioneered by Fox Talbot in the 1850s. Basically, a photograph of the painting is transferred to an aquatinted and light sensitized copper plate by appplying light through a photo positive. The plate is then etched whereafter you can print copies from the plate. Surviving printing plates are very rare

      [Bookseller: Hammarlunds Antikvariat]
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        Ian Hamilton&#39;s March : together with extracts from the diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland, a prisoner of war at Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1900. First edition. 410pp (last blank), [4]pp adverts for WSC titles, [2], 32pp publishers catalogue (dated 7/00) at rear; frontis portrait of General Ian Hamilton, folding map at rear, 9 other maps & plans in text. Original dark red cloth, gilt title upper right of the upper board, surrounded by blind-stamped border, gilt titles on spine; a little light silverfish flecking, mostly down the fore-edge of the upper board. Original black endpapers. The edges and the first few leaves with spots of foxing, owner&#39;s name on preliminary blank. Old tape stains in the gutters of the frontis and half-title - it rather looks like the frontis had come adrift and been taped in at the half-title, but no sign of the tape and the frontis has evidently been neatly tipped in back where it belongs, with its tissue guard intact, but minor wear along its fore-edge. Otherwise this is a very good clean copy. ***The second part of Churchill&#39;s reports from the South African War: "a continuation of those letters to the Morning Post... which have lately been published under the title &#39;London to Ladysmith via Pretoria&#39;. " .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        Palembang En Banka in 1816-1820

      The Hague, 1900. Separately bound offprint from the Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde van Nederlandsch-Indie, 6e volgereeks, deel 7, 1900, pp. xii, 331-764. Cardboard. Very Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: Gapura Consultants Pte. Ltd.]
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      [ca. 1900].. Orig.-Aquarell. 24, 5 x 16, 5 cm. Schüttler, Wien 1944; vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24 - A. d. Rückseite eine Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung Kasimirs.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Geological Map of London and Environs, showing the Superficial Deposits

      London, 1900. Four lithographed map-sheets joined, 62 x 92 cms, original hand-colour, blank verso. From Bacon&#146;s &#145;Atlas of London & Suburbs&#146;.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Ian Hamilton&#39;s March

      London: Longmans, Green & Co.,, 1900. Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board, black surface-paper endpapers. Frontispiece portrait, 9 maps and plans to the text, folding coloured map at the rear. Spine just a touch dull, mild foxing front and back, and to fore-edge, a very good copy. First edition, first printing, first issue. (Cohen) Publisher&#39;s records indicate that 5003 copies were printed. "The volume consists of 17 letters to the Morning Post, beginning with that of 31 March 1900 and concluding with that of 14 June &#133;in contrast to London to Ladysmith, the texts of the originally published letters were more extensively revised and four letters were included which had never appeared in periodical form."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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