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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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        LA ROSE ENCHANTÉE

      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.

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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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        LIEBIG-BILDER

      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 num.me inc. n.t. e tav. f.t. + grande carta col. rip.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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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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        Honore de Balzac in twenty-five volumes : the first complete translation into English

      New York, P.F. Collier 1900 - Description: 25 v. fronts.; 21 cm. Contents: v. 1. At the sign of the cat and racket --v. 2. A study of woman --v. 3. A marriage settlement --v. 4. Beatrix --v. 5. Ursule Mirouet. Eugenie Grandet --v. 6. Pierrette --v. 7. The jealousies of a country town --v. 8. Parisians in the country --v. 9. Distinguished provincial at Paris --v. 10. Lost illusions --v. 11. A harlot's progress --v. 12. The thirteen --v. 13. The unconscious mummers --v. 14. Cousin Betty --v. 15. Cousin Pons. Old Goriot --v. 16. Provincial Parisians --v. 17. A most mysterious case --v. 18. The member for Arcis --v. 19. The chouans --v. 20. Peasantry. The country parson --v. 21. The wold asss skin --v. 22. The unknown masterpiece --v. 23. The child of malediction --v. 24. About Catherine De'Medici --v. 25. Seraphita. Subjects: Honore de Balzac -- French literature -- Translations into English. "With illustrations from drawings on the wood by famous French artists" --title pages. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Spine covers and boards somewhat dust-toned and colour-faded. The cover of volume 11 is stained. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight and strong. Provenance: From the libary of Percy Newhall Booth with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 20 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Golden Age

      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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        Sailing alone around the world,

      The Century Co, 1900-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: The Century Company, 1900: First edition, First Printing with the copyright page dated 1899, 1900, with no later printings mentioned. In light blue variant binding. In Very Good condition, with some typical signs of age present. Clean text. Sound binding. Pages show light tide marks to top page corners. Cloth shows edge wear with rubbing. Sunning to spine. Spotting to side edge of page block. A nice copy overall, well preserved.

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        Finely-modelled, and crisply-cast large spelter portrait statuette of Scott with his wolfhound Maida

      c.1900. Large (405 mm tall) bronze-patinated spelter figure incorporating a stepped architectural plinth with title plaque. A little rubbed in places, but remains attractive. Splendid full length portrait of Scott in middle years, shown in characteristic pose, cloaked and gaitered, seated on a stump, with a hawthorn in his hand and his faithful Scottish Deerhound, Maida, at his side. Detailed and highly appealing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Novels of

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1900. 12 volumes. Small octavo (175 x 110 mm). Contemporary green half calf, title and decorations to spine gilt, raised bands, marbled sides, single rule to sides gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Frontispiece to each volume. Occasional light spotting to pages, spines evenly and gently sunned, else a delightful set charmingly bound. A very delightfully bound set of all of Austen's novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [ LIVRE MINUSCULE - MINIATURE BOOK 69 x 53 mm ] Paul et Virginie

      à Paris chez Lucien Dorbon,1900 (vers sans date),, minuscule (6,9 x 5,3 cm), 219 pages. Illustration en noir d'un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice, d'une vignette sur le titre, de 6 gravures hors-texte et d'un cul-de-lampe. Reliure en maroquin havane, dos à nerfs, flets, palettes, titre dorés, plats avec larges encadrements dorés et le titre en doré sur le tiers supérieur du premier plat, filets d'encadrement sur les contre-plats, toutes tranches dorées. Reliure postérieure signée (contre-plat) Carl Sauer Crefel. +++++++ Belle édition minuscule et illustrée du chef-d'œuvre de Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint Pierre (1737-1814) dans une reliure plus moderne signée du relieur Carl Sauer Crefel - Très bon état reliure et intérieur, Très bel exemplaire..

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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Geo M. Hill Co., Chicago 1900 - First Edition, First Printing with ALL 24 color plates including the rare color plate between page 14 and 15. The book has all the FIRST ISSUE textual points know as State B, on page 2, "no box around the publisher’s advertisement" on page 14 the First line reads "low wail of", on page 81 the fourth line from bottom spells "pieces" correctly, on pages 100, 186 the type is imperfect or "broken type" on last lines, on pages 34 and 92 the color plates are perfect" on Page 227 the First line reads "While the Woodman", the last page is pasted to back boards and has 13 lines with no box, the title page has the year 1900, the copyright is 1899 with the "R"’s having tails that are on a line with the rest of the printing. The binding of the book is state "c" with the publishers imprint in red serifed type with the "o" of "Co." The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with NO leaning or cocking. The boards are crisp with some professional restoration. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. Includes a custom acetate dustjacket to protect the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Preparatory sketches]

      1900. Original pen and ink illustration on card (181 × 233 mm), mounted. Faint marks to margins, crease to top right corner. In very good condition. Original preparatory sketches, signed by the artist, showing: a hand holding a wine glass, a sprig of holly, and a pendent.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rare Autographed Letter Signed in Full

      New Rochelle, 1900. unbound. 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. ...Great wedding - that young man can open a bric-a-brac store for a living and he might make a small fortune...

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        Souvenir: Being a Collection of Sketches & Drawings (Royal Naval & Military Bazaar, Organized by Charles Peter Little in Aid of H.R.H. Princess Christian's Homes for Disabled Soldiers & Sailors on June 19, 20, 21, 1900)

      London: The Dangerfield Printing Company, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover in original cream-colored boards imprinted with the image of three soldiers and a horse. Folio. First printing. Light wear to edges and light soiling to boards. Binding is solid and interior pages are clean. Thirty-one full-page color plates of Charlton's uniformed men, with literary contributions by Harold Begbie, Walter Besant, Guy Boothby, F.C. Burnand, and John Strange Winter. Charlton ranks as one of Britain's preeminent "battle" painters of the late Victorian era. Unpaginated.

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        George Washington [Signed]

      New York: Goupil & Company and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of Worthington Chauncey Ford's masterful two-volume biography of George Washington, published as a Memorial 100 years after Washington's death in 1799, SIGNED BY WORTHINGTON CHAUNCEY FORD. The set contains 22 plates. In addition to the plates, Volume I contains a brilliant color frontispiece of George Washington taken from a painting by John Trumbull in the collection at Yale University and Volume II contains a color frontispiece of Martha Washington from Gilbert Stuart’s painting held in the Boston Athenaeum's collection. Each frontispiece and each full-page engraving has a sheer tissue guard captioned in red. Bound by Bayntun of Bath in three-quarters red leather, the buttressed spines are lettered and decorated in gilt, the leather edges are double lined in gilt where the leather meets the marbled boards. The top edges of the closed page blocks are gilded as well. The set is in Very Good or better condition with the spine heads worn and the boards showing some corner bumping and surface rubbing. After leaving college without graduating, Ford went on to become one of the most important historians of his era, publishing over 260 articles, essays, and books in his lengthy career. and being elected President of the American Historical Association in 1917 and becoming chief of the manuscripts division of the Library of Congress. This Memorial Edition was published in a De Luxe binding of 200 copies and in a more ordinary binding of 1,250 copies. The copy offered here is number 732 of the 1,250 copies. While neither the edition is called to me signed, THIS COPY HAS BEEN SIGNED BY WORTHINGTON CHAUNCEY FORD on the Limitation Page. Signed copies of this important work are quite scarce. A Very Good or better copy, SIGNED BY WORTHINGTON CHAUNCEY FORD. QUITE SCARCE WHEN SIGNED.

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        TALES OF SPACE AND TIME

      1900. [a handsome copy] London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. 2 pp undated ads. Original light brown cloth decorated in dark brown. First Edition of this collection of five fantastic tales: "The Crystal Egg," "The Star," "A Story of the Stone Age," "A Story of the Days to Come" and "The Man Who Could Work Miracles." "The Crystal Egg," for example, involves Martians -- like THE WAR OF THE WORLDS; an antiquarian shopkeeper discovers that by peering into a certain crystal egg at an angle of precisely 137 degrees, he can see, and ultimately communicate with, Martians who apparently sent the egg as a sort of Eye on Earth. Said communication ends when the shopkeeper is discovered dead in his shop, clutching the egg in his hand.~This British edition, though dated 1900, was actually published in late 1899; although the American edition is dated 1899, it is considered to have been issued later than this one. ~This is a just-about-fine, attractive copy, with scarcely any of the cover soil that usually afflicts this light-colored binding. Hammond C4; Wells Soc. 16. Housed in a morocco-backed clamshell case.

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        Honore de Balzac in twenty-five volumes : the first complete translation into English

      New York, P.F. Collier 1900 - Description: 25 v. fronts.; 21 cm. Contents: v. 1. At the sign of the cat and racket --v. 2. A study of woman --v. 3. A marriage settlement --v. 4. Beatrix --v. 5. Ursule Mirouet. Eugenie Grandet --v. 6. Pierrette --v. 7. The jealousies of a country town --v. 8. Parisians in the country --v. 9. Distinguished provincial at Paris --v. 10. Lost illusions --v. 11. A harlot's progress --v. 12. The thirteen --v. 13. The unconscious mummers --v. 14. Cousin Betty --v. 15. Cousin Pons. Old Goriot --v. 16. Provincial Parisians --v. 17. A most mysterious case --v. 18. The member for Arcis --v. 19. The chouans --v. 20. Peasantry. The country parson --v. 21. The wold asss skin --v. 22. The unknown masterpiece --v. 23. The child of malediction --v. 24. About Catherine De'Medici --v. 25. Seraphita. Subjects: Honore de Balzac -- French literature -- Translations into English. "With illustrations from drawings on the wood by famous French artists" --title pages. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Spine covers and boards somewhat dust-toned and colour-faded. The cover of volume 11 is stained. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight and strong. Provenance: From the libary of Percy Newhall Booth with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 20 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of.

      Boston: Little Brown and Company 1900 - 12 volumes. Small octavo (175 x 110 mm). Contemporary green half calf, title and decorations to spine gilt, raised bands, marbled sides, single rule to sides gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Occasional light spotting to pages, spines evenly and gently sunned, else a delightful set charmingly bound. Frontispiece to each volume. A very delightfully bound set of all of Austen's novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LOVE AND MR. LEWISHAM (Signed)

      London & New York: Harpers, 1900. Wells, H. G. LOVE AND MR. LEWISHAM. London, New York: Harpers, 1900. First Edition. For this title, a FINE example in original publisher's red cloth, rarely found so unfaded with outer hinges unworn. This is the JOHN QUINN copy (bookplate) with a note on the front free endpaper reading: "Fire destroyed the greater part of this edition; the work is quite scarce and is rarely found in good condition." Boldly SIGNED on the title page. [WITH:] an original photograph showing Wells signing this exact copy at the 1937 Boston Book Fair along with a newspaper clipping of this exact photograph. Wells' first novel with personal content; critics have called it his "Jude The Obscure" given its uncompromising social statements about education and marriage. Wells believed it likely to be the most enduring of his literary works. Housed in a custom red morocco slipcase.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine.

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        LOVE AND MR. LEWISHAM

      London & New York: Harper, 1900. Hardcover. Gitterman's small bookplate tipped to the front free endpaper. Repaired tear to the spine head not touching the lettering. A little cocked with rubbing along spine edges. Very Good. Preceded by an edition published by Stokes earlier in the year with the subtitle: "The Story of a Very Young Couple." This copy INSCRIBED on the half title page to Joseph Gitterman on Monday Oct. 31 [1921] and SIGNED "H. G. Wells" with a fancy flourish at the end. In addition Wells writes, "This is among the books I care for most," signing with his initials. Indeed Wells believed that this title and his later book KIPPS were his two books most likely to survive. Time, of course, has proven him wrong.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The History and Romance of Crime from the Earliest Time to the Present Day. Limited First Edition, Twelve Volume Set

      The Grolier Society, 1900. Limited. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. The Grolier Society, c.1900. Beautiful deluxe limited edition set! Number 20 of only 1000 made. Volumes include English Volumes 1, 2, & 3; Early French; Modern French; Italian; German and Austrian; Spanish; Russian; Oriental; Over Seas; Civil & Military. Brown leather spine and tips with marble boards. Marble end pages. Gilt top stain. Each book tightly bound. Moderate corner and edge wear. A solid, exquisite set in Very Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        KALAHANA'S RAJATARANGINI, A CHRONICLE OF THE KINGS OF KASMIR. Volume I Introduction. Books I-VII, Volume II Book Viii. Notes. Geographical Memoir

      Westminster :: Archibald Constable & Co. ,, 1900. First Edition. Very Good. TWO VOLUMES. lacking vol. III which had the text in Sanskrit. These two volumes complete in themselves with a single index to both volumes rear vol. II. Very Good First Edition First Printing in later red half leather, paper covered board binding gilt lettering spines. Creases to boards vol. I. Mild cover edge wear, mild marginal worming, not affecting text. Title page vol. I tissue backed. Faint stamp erasures front endpapers both volumes. half title page (tissue backed) present Vol. II only. xxxi, 144, [1 foldout genealogical table], 402; vi, 552, 3 corrigenda et addenda (553-555) pp. A Rare set. OCLC lists only one copy.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Laces. T. L. Barratt Ltd., Peterboro Sample Book

      Peterboro, England. N.d., circa 1900. Folio-sized book, measuring 15 by 10 inches, 38 by 25 cm. Unpaginated, 36 pp of actual lace samples. 96 samples in all, many "registered designs", in varying colors: ecru, ochre, rose, black, white. Also different materials, including artificial silk and mercerized (cotton). The elaborate designs, with their floral, geometric, abstract, foliate, butterfly, etc. motives, were ones that applied to hosiery, doilies, tablecloths, veils, dress detailing and virtually anything in which lace was used. This is a scarce, very well-preserved relic from an earlier era of the garment industry. Ex-lib, but inobtrusively so, with a discreet, faint library stamp on the FEP and similar library classification info in a small table on the FFEP. Clean otherwise.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Prince Charles Edward

      Paris, Goupil [Etc. , Etc. ] 1900 - Description: vii, 300 p. Impressively and abundantly illustrated with portraits (incl. The frontis) and facsimile plates. 34 cm. Subjects: Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788. Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746. Fabulously bound in a half aniline calf over marble board design. Raised bands with gilt-blocked titling. Sumptuous in its simplicity and very distinctive in its style. Top edge gilt. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 4 Kg. 300 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        COMPLETE WORKS OF BRET HARTE. Collected and Revised by the Author

      London Chatto & Windus 1890-1900 - 10 volumes. First edition thus. 8vo, in lovely bindings for Sotheran & Co. of three-quarter rose calf with matching cloth covered boards, corner and spines ruled in gilt, spines with gilt stippled raised bands creating compartments featuring an attractive gilt device, two compartments with morocco labels lettered and ruled in gilt. A fine and handsome set but for some minor mellowing to the bindings, the spines very evenly toned to salmon. FIRST OF THE EDITION HANDSOMELY BOUND AND QUITE SCARCE THUS. Bret Harte was one of the earliest American writers to emerge from the state of California. His stories, often infused with local colour from the region, won him world regard. In fact, he was far more popular in Europe then he ever was in the United States. This collection includes his poetry as well as the stories and short novels for which he is far better known. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited with a Memoir By H. Buxton Foreman. In Five Volumes

      London: George Bell and Sons. 1900. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. H Full Morocco. Near Fine. An absolutely corking set. The five volumes published between 1900 and 1906. 203, 293, 380, 345, 366pp. Beautifully bound by Hatchards in handsome toffee full morocco; all edges gilt; dentelle gilting on paste- down endpapers, which is shadowed on facing free endpaper. Previous owner's engraved bookplate on front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Ball and Cotillon Articles Decorations. R. G. Huntinghouse Cotillon and Novelty Works. 513-515 Larrabee St., Chicago, Ill., U.S.A Catalog No. 7

      Chicago. Wraps. Very Good. A most unusual, scarce trade catalogue. N.d., circa 1900. 4to. (10.5 by 8 inches, 27 by 20 cm.) 119 pp. This is a catalogue for all kinds of party, ball and cotillon supplies. In addition to the expected paraphernalia, though, there is a wealth of stuff that few nowadays would have any idea ever existed. Some of these are things that one is unlikely to have encountered in early movies, photograph albums, paintings and other records of the past. Because this catalogue also features long explanations and essays on various aspects of party themes, it offers an unique glimpse at a vanished culture. Do you know what "Skidoo Sociable is, for instance. This was the pre-modern entertainment era when masquerades were the rage, and so there are many predictable, as well as strange, costumes presented. The details of a cotillon are also spelled out so that a reader can get an idea of this now mostly forgotten social ritual -- the modern cotillon that occurs around Christmas is not the same thing. Few will also not find leafing through it a lark, a revelation, funny and occasionally disturbing in some benighted attitudes towards race and the like. Amusing are the many special stunts described, such as a "ticklishparty", a night with thw Salvation Army, a Liliputian party, the hoboes' sociable, a ghost party, an electric party, a nose party, etc. Among the politically incorrect nowardays are costumes, etc. for The Dancing Coons, the Jolly Dwarfs, etc. Ironically, there is a "bigotphone" line of products, although the meaning of bigot might not have had the modern sense of the word then. it is impossible to tersely capture the manifold points of interest of this catalogue, and the above is but a sampling. One additional point -- many of the illustrations will induce a chuckle. Soiling and wear to the wrap covers. The catalogue, also, of course, includes more conventional items such as party hats, paper flowers or Japanese lanterns, but even with such things as these, it offers a plethora of items that are quite exotic and unusual within the category, as with lanterns, ones shaped like elephants or birds. Fashionistas will surely revel in things such as the fancy dress hats, with a dazzling variety pictured herein. While there is a widespread sense that until recently, Halloween was a children's celebration, this catalogue belies that fact, for here there is shown stuff to outfit an adult Halloween party. Tiny corner chip to lower corner of many leaves. Two leaves with defective printing -- not really a condition issue per se. Otherwise, contents entirely legible.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Three Men on the Bummel. Illustrated by L. Raven Hill. IN FULL MOROCCO

      J W Arrowsmith, Bristol, 19008vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece (original tissue guard present) and illustrations in the text; handsomely bound in forest green full morocco, back with raised bands lettered and ruled in gilt, pictorial cloth from original board and backstrip preserved and mounted on new and separate leaves, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Published in Arrowsmith's 3/6 Series as vol. XXXVI.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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