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        Scientific instrument: "La chambre claire universelle"

      Paris, P. Berville, [ca. 1900]. Small 8vo. 28 pp., pictorial wrappers. (explanatory booklet) (AND) complete scientific instrument including 12 different lenses. In original pebbled cloth-covered box (27.5 x 6.3 x 3.5 cm).* This object is an intricate yet elegant optical drawing device which is used for reproducing on paper - with the aid of a complete set of lenses - any image or object from bacteria to mountain. The apparatus is named "Chambre claire universelle" (universal camera lucida), a copyrighted trade mark name by the Berville company. The accompanying booklet explains in word and images the properties and applications of the instrument. The Nekes collection of optical devices, prints, and games (Getty Museum, California) holds a similar item, as does the Photobibliothek.ch in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The booklet is rarely offered for sale, and the apparatus itself is much rarer, especially in this complete state including the original box. Some very light wear to the box, booklet and instrument in a very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        Studie". Bäume an einem Weg mit Blick über einen Zaun auf eine Berglandschaft

      Kohlezeichnung von Sina Mesdag (auch Sientje Mesdag-van Houten) um 1900. 31.8x51.8 cm. - Thieme / Becker XXIV, 428 - Unten links bezeichnet "Studie S. Mesdag v. Houten". - Sina (Sientje) Mesdag, geb. van Houten, war die Gattin des Marinemalers Hendrik Willem Mesdag. Sie malte vorwiegend Landschaften und Stillleben. Sie beteiligte sich mit Bildern an mehreren Ausstellung, 1884 erhielt sie in Amsterdam eine Goldmedaille und in Paris eine Bronzemedaille verliehen, 1893 nahm sie an einer Ausstellung in Chicago teil. 1905 fand aus Anlass ihres 70. Geburtstag eine große Werkausstellung in Den Haag (Pulchri Studio) statt. - Kurzer Randeinriss 3,5 cm unten restauriert.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        The Winning of the West

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons at The Knickerbocker Press,, 1900. 4 volumes, large octavo (250 × 163 mm). Original dark green crushed half morocco, spine with three raised bands, gilt-lettered direct, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut, cream silk page-markers. Frontispiece to each volume, 98 plates, portraits, etc., with captioned tissue guards, 5 folding maps extending from full-page stubs on light wove paper, routes and boundaries marked in colour as issued. Spines evenly sunned, rear joint of vol. III almost imperceptibly restored towards the head, light damp-staining at end of vol. II, a few minor areas of rubbing, an excellent set overall. Originally published between 1889 and 1896 in four volumes, this, the "Daniel Boone Edition", was limited to just 200 numbered copies - this set numbered 197 - each with an original page of manuscript tipped-in to volume I. In this case the leaf (172 × 212 mm) has 16 lines, containing text printed in vol. IV, and relating to British negotiations with the Seven Nations in 1794. The deluxe issue of Roosevelt's most ambitious published work, a sprawling narrative of the opening of America's western frontier which was widely, and appreciatively, reviewed. Frederick Jackson Turner in the Dial considered that Roosevelt had "rescued a whole movement in American development from the hands of unskilled annalists"; while William Frederick Poole, the Newberry Librarian, contributed a not entirely uncritical 5,000 word review to The Atlantic Monthly in which he commended Roosevelt for applying the "best modern method" of studying history in his return to primary sources, and admired the vigour and appropriateness of his writing; "His style is natural, simple and picturesque, without any attempt at fine writing, and he does not hesitate to use Western words which have not yet found a place in the dictionary."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Illuminierte Initiale "N". Malerei auf Pergament, vermutlich aus einem großformatigen liturgischen Manuskript.

      72 x 70 mm. Gerahmt. Die Initiale in Orange endet in grünen und blauen Akanthus-Blättern und bildet einen Bogen über dem stehenden Apostel Paulus. Dieser steht vor einem blauen Hintergrund, um den Kopf eine Aureole in Orange; seine Kleidung ist grün und pergamenten; in der linken Hand hält er ein in Elfenbein gebundenes Buch, intarsiert und mit Metallschließen. Das Buch ist Paulus' Hauptattribut und konnotiert seine überragende Stellung als Intellektueller unter den Aposteln. (Sein anderes Attribut, das Schwert als Symbol des Kampfes, fehlt hier; so ist Paulus ganz ein Lehrer). Die orangene Initiale und ihre blaue Füllung sind strukturiert durch weiße Strichornamentik. Die Initiale steht vor einem hellbraunen Hintergrund und ist insgesamt in Blau eingerahmt. Auf der rechten Seite sind die Anfänge von 6 Linienvorzeichnungen zu sehen, die durch ihre Abstände auf das große Format der Handschrift schließen lassen. Die leuchtende Farbigkeit, insbesondere der Kontrast von Blau, Orange und Grün, kennzeichnet die Frische der Initiale. Wahrscheinlich steht sie zu Beginn des Festes Peter und Paul am 29. Juni. Die Figurenzeichnung ist von großer Strenge: Eine statuarische Figur und ein wie gemeißelt wirkender Faltenwurf sowie die strenge Frisur stehen in der italo-byzantinischen Tradition der gotischen Buchmalerei, wie sie im 13. Jahrhundert in den norditalienischen Städten Venedig oder Padua noch wirksam war (Paduaer Schule, insbes. Giovanni da Gaibana und sein Epistolar von 1259). Es besteht eine gewisse Möglichkeit, dass das Blatt um 1900 eine ergänzende Bearbeitung erfuhr: Das Inkarnat (Gesicht, Augenstellung nach links) und der Faltenwurf des Obergewandes in Nähe der linken Hand sind für das Hochmittelalter sehr detailliert dargestellt; die Hände sind vergleichsweise groß. An jeder Ecke jeweils winziges Loch einer Nadel, die zum Fixieren/Spannen des Blattes gedient haben könnte, sei es für die Bearbeitung oder zur Befestigung in einem Rahmen; sowie an drei Ecken ein 'verwaschener' Fingerabdruck. Die Rahmung (sehr gering berieben) in vergoldetem Holz mit Perl- und Bandornamentik; das Passepartout in Rot und mit vergoldetem Schrägschnitt. Insgesamt ein sehr dekoratives Blatt in einer angemessenen Rahmung; sollte es eine spätere Bearbeitung erfahren haben, so ist diese mit großer Akkuratesse und Professionalität ausgeführt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg]
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        Resurrection

      N,Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1900. First American edition, first printing.Pasternak illustrations. On page folowing the copyright page, inscription by Leo Tolstoy (copy from his hanwriten not printed) "This English version of "Resurrection "is published by Dodd'Mead and Company by my authority Leo Tolstoy" Yellow cover with Back and read design on front board and spine. Beautiful condition. Solid binding, clean text, solid text block.NO shelfwear, NO wear on corners. Dmitry Nekhlyudov, a nobleman, is summoned to serve on the jury in criminal court. As the prisoners brought in, he is shocked to recognize one of them: a woman he once loved. Katusha was a common girl raised by Nekhlyudov's rich aunts; she was only sixteen when Nekhlyudov had seduced her during one of his visits. She had gotten pregnant and gave birth to a child who later died in a hospital for foundlings. Nekhlyudov had no intention to marry Katusha. He had quickly forgotten about the affair and went on with his life. Now he learns that what was only a brief adventure to him had ruined Katusha's whole life. She is now a prostitute, charged with theft and poisoning. The jury finds her not guilty of theft and believes that while she may have administered the poison she did so unknowingly. However, the jury inadvertently fails to put the words "no intent to take life" in the verdict, and Katusha is sentenced to hard labor in Siberia. Realizing that he was the one who pushed Katusha onto the wrong path and feeling guilty, Nekhlyudov attempts to correct the mistake, but there is not much he can do. His conscience awakes, he goes through a deep transformation. He decides to follow Katusha to Siberia and to marry her. When he meets with her and tells her that, she, of course, does not believe him. However, her defenses slowly go down as she sees that Nekhlyudov's change of heart is full and sincere.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: Pinacle Books]
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        Photo Album

      [c.1900]. Photograph. Album containing seventy-one albumen large format photographs. Photographs measure 8" by 6 1/2". A handful of landscape shots (most include a water feature). Many of St. Paul (some identified by hand in ink in the lower margin). Photographs are affixed on heavy car stock and in a post binding. Album stamped on the front board. The photographs have nice contrast and are in good condition. Likely turn of the century with a handful of commercial photographs from the Chicago World's Fair.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        MIYAKO SOMENISHIKI Tsurukame

      1900. [DESIGN]. MIYAKO SOMENISHIKI Tsurukame. N.P., N.D. [Kyoto?, c. 1900] 23.5 x 16 cm. Printed title on the cover. String-bound, Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. One of several different works with the same title from the turn of the century, this collection of 60 kimono designs is extremely well-printed. The "Tsurukame" volume here presented does not have a colophon but appears to be complete. Other designers from the series include Furuya Ko^rin, but these designs may not be his as they appear more delicate than his usual bold designs in vivid colors. The covers are a bit worn, but the impressions and colors are excellent. A lovely, if a bit mysterious, example of the genre.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        La Divina Commedia Cm. 6,4 x 4,5 Edizioni Vademecum DANTE Alighieri 1901-1902

      G. Barbèra 1900 - 1901 >. Collana di classici italiani pubblicata da G. Barbèra a Firenze. > (Bondy, pp. 99-100). 4 volumi in -64°, piena pelle originale rossa o bruna artisticamente decorata in oro nei piani e nel dorso con vari fregi. Stampati su carta india. Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). La Divina Commedia. Firenze G. Barbèra, 1900. Cm. 6,4 x 4,5. (4), 455, (1) pp. con ritratto dell' autore. > (Mambelli, Annali delle edizioni dantesche, 481). Welsh, 2170-76, descrive altre edizioni vade mecum Barbèra, ma non queste. Manca a Spielmann. LEOPARDI, Giacomo (1798-1837). Poesie. Firenze, G. Barbèra, 1901. Cm. 6,4 x 4,5. (8), 354 pp. con ritratto dell' autore. Bondy, p. 100. Welsh, 4354. Il TESORETTO della poesia italiana. Firenze, G. Barbèra, 1900. Cm. 6,5 x 4,7. viii, 308 pp. Bondy, p. 100. Welsh, 6670. PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374). Le Rime. Firenze, G. Barbèra, 1900. Cm. 6,4 x 4,5. (4), v, (1), 379, (1) pp. con ritratto dell' autore. Bondy, p. 100. Welsh, 5667.

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

      - Mit 92 Tafeln in Lichtdruck und ausserdem 8 Tafeln im Nachtrage. Stockholm, Gedruckt in Aftonbladets Druckerei 1900. Folio. (8),IV,182 pp. + 100 plates. Publisher`s half cloth with blank dustjacket in original protective box. Box with some wear and crack at spine. 42,5 x 33 cm.*Book in mint condition.[#\113444] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        The Count of Monte Cirsto Vols. I-II

      THOMAS NELSON & SONS CIRCA 1900, NY - Very light shelf wear, small previous owners sticker on rear inner board, good binding, clean and unmarked text. Slipcase has general wear, edges of slipcase starting to split, worn extremities. DATE PUBLISHED: CIRCA 1900 EDITION: 679+782 GIFT QUALITY VERY GOOD+. JACKET: SLIPCASE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Gli infortunii della montagna. Manuale pratico ad uso degli alpinisti, delle guide e dei portatori. Traduzione con note ed aggiunte del Dott. Riccardo Curti.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1900, 16mo leg. orig. e stato di nuovo, dorso lievissimamente scurito, pp. XIV-60 + 64 (Elenco "600 manuali Hoepli") con 55 tav. e 173 fig. f.t. (Neate, 81 per l'edizione tedesca : 'Il primo libro sull'argomento'). Prima edizione.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Premier Voyage, Premier Mensonge.*

      Paris, Ernest Flammarion, éditeur. 1900 - Souvenirs de mon enfance. Illustrations de Bigot-Valentin. EDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Ernest Flammarion, 1900. Belle reliure demi maroquin violet à grain long, à la bradel signée Morvan. Dos lisse avec un fleuron central et titre dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins. Couverture et dos illustrés conservés. Non rogné. Pales rousseurs. Bon état. Format in-12°(19x12). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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

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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]

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        THE GREY FAIRY BOOK

      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

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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).

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        LITTLE CONTINENTALS

      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.

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        HISTORIA DE LA REVOLUCION FRANCESA.

      Biblioteca Popular. 1900. 1898. 1900., Valencia. - 3 Vols. Ilstr. Trad. V. Blasco Ibáñez. Enc. Tela ed. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00&#128; LIBRO EN ESPANOL

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        ORIGINAL SIGNED PEN AND INK ARTWORK

      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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        AFFICHE : SAINT - NAZAIRE CHEMIN DE FER D'ORLEANS

      - Date : 1900 Dimensions : 76x107cm Imp : GUENEUX - NANTES Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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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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        FATHER TUCK&#39;;S FAIRY LAND. PANORAMA

      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.

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        Wooings and Weddings in Many Climes

      First Edition. hardcover. fine. Many photographic illustrations. Thick 8vo, untrimmed, handsomely rebound in full crimson morocco, gilt spine. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1900. First edition. A fine copy.

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        [EARLY 20th-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, CONSISTING OF TWENTY-FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN VLADIVOSTOK CIRCA JUNE 1900, EACH WITH CONTEMPORARY HANDWRITTEN ANNOTATIONS IN GERMAN

      [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.

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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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        STORIES OF SOUTH POLE ADVENTURES

      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 .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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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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        THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO

      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. .

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        THE SHADOWY WATERS

      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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