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        Lord Jim

      G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind with new endpapers. Booksellers stamp in three places - title page, chapter 1 title page - last page. [C Ford - Stationers, Printers and Booksellers]. Some browning within First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 451pp. First issue points: p. 77, line 5, "any rate" printed as one word; p. 226, 7 lines from bottom, "keep" is missing after "can" and "cure" should be "cured"; p. 319, "his" in the last line is printed low and not aligned with the other words.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        [Poster]: Base Ball! Alumni vs. College. Tuesday, June 26 at 3 P.M. on the Oval. See the Daily Dartmouth for Names of Players

      Dartmouth College [Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College. 1900]. Poster or broadside. 15.5" x 21.5". Several old folds, some modest paper remnants on the verso (presumably removed from an album), some small chips and tears, a large, attractive, and presentable good example. Shrinkwrapped and mounted on foamcore. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        An Album of New Zealand and Australian Fern Samples

      c.1900]. . Folio, (120) leaves, containing 156 samples neatly mounted to rectos, with all but a handful at the end labelled in a late Victorian hand. Black half morocco, joints neatly restored. A unique collection of fern samples, expertly laid out and labelled with their binomial names. As far as can be ascertained perhaps a third are native to New Zealand, with another fifth unique to Australia; the remainder being found more widely but presumably collected on the same tour through Australasia. There are no inscriptions to give more detailed information about the origins of the collection. A full list of the samples is available on request.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Great Boer War

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1900. x, 552pp, [12]. Rebound in full morocco by Asprey, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to third, a.e.g. with marbled endpapers. Very good indeed. Signed and dated by Conan Doyle to head of title page. Green and Gibson B1a. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        LIFE AND WORKS OT THE BRONTE SISTERS (COMPLETE 7 VOLUMES SET) Thornfield Edition

      Harper & Brothers 1900 - HOLIDAY SALE! Today only. This item has been temporarily; Complete 7 volume set. Half ivory cloth covers over grey boards are toned on spines with some very small faint stains. Manilla paper spine labels toned with wear. Covers are overall very good. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Ex-libris bookplates of Francis Hervey Payne affixed to front paste downs. Frontispieces protected by tissue. Title pages printed in red and black. Several full page plates per volume protected by tissue. Gilt top edges and untrimmed fore edges. Pages clean with only faint toning and in very good+ condition. Provenance: From the estate of former Arizona State House Representatives, Winifred "Freddie" Hershberger (1992-1998) and Joseph Peter Hershberger III (1972-1976). This book had been in the Payne/Hershberger family for roughly a century or more and had formerly belonged to Freddie Hershberger's grandfather, Francis Hervey Payne (born 1868). Francis Payne was Vice President of American Meter Company and manager of Metric Metal Works of Erie, Pennsylvania. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Die Antiken Gemmen Geschichte Der Steinschneidekunst [History of Ancient Gems Cut Stone Art]

      Leipzig & Berlin: Giesecke & Devrient. 1900. First. First edition. Three volumes. Very good, rebound in red cloth with the original black leather spine labels retained. 67 plates with multiple stones displayed in each, with a description and explanation of each and a history of the art of cut stones in classic antiquity. Labels with some chipping, cloth a bit soiled, remnants of a bookplate on the pastedowns of each volume, and a dampstain on the front board of volume 3. Internally tight and clean. An examination of the gem collection at the Berlin Antiquarium. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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, ABAA ]
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        The Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 2d Army Corps. Army of the Potomac. An Authentic Record of the Regiment

      [No place - Milwaukee?]: The Author. 1900. First. First edition. Large quarto. Blue cloth decorated and titled in gilt, and stamped in white. 430pp. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. Small broadside or handbill from the Association of Survivors of the 36th Wis. Vol. Infty. affixed to a rear blank leaf. Also affixed before the index is a small printed broadside "Affidavit of Patrick H. Doody" repudiating a slight against the Regiment which appeared in an article. Mild wear, very good plus, or better. This copy Inscribed by one Medal of Honor winner to another: "To companion Robert A. Gray of the Medal of Honor Legion, this History of a gallant regiment of which I had the honor to serve, is respectfully inscribed with the best wishes of George E. Albee. 1st Lieut. Bvt. Capt. U.S. Army. New Haven, Conn. June 10, 1901." Gray won his Medal of Honor for returning to the battlefield at Drurys Bluff, Virginia after his regiment had retreated in order to rescue a wounded officer. Albee is mentioned prominently throughout the history (including his personal meeting with Lincoln on behalf of the Regiment), which reveals that he received a Medal of Honor for actions against hostile Indians in 1869 on the Brazos River in Texas. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original Art: Jewish Couple in Psychiatrist's Waiting Room

      Original art. Acrylic on canvas backed with board. Framed to approximately 29.5" x 23.5". Signed "X. Cugat" lower right. A couple of wrinkles on the canvas, else fine. A satirical painting of a Jewish husband sitting in the waiting room of a psychiatrist, with his wife, who is dressed like a nun. Cugat probably had as much to do with bringing a Latin flavor to American music as any other musician. Born in 1900 in Spain, he emigrated with his family to Cuba when he was five. Trained as a violinist, he moved to New York as a teenager to take advantage of the short-lived tango craze. When it inevitably ended, he employed his talents as an artist to work as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times and eventually had his cartoons syndicated by King Features. As sound began to be used in movies, he assembled another tango band that had some success. He took his band to New York where it became the resident band for the new Waldorf Astoria. A notorious womanizer, he had four wives and always put attractive women in his groups. He gave Rita Hayworth one of her first jobs, and his third wife was blonde bombshell and singer Abbe Lane. In the mid-1960s, he took another blonde as a wife, who became the famous "cuchi-cuchi girl" Charo. His brother, Francis Cugat, also harbored an artistic bent, and was the artist who created the striking dust jacket art for F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Shipping extra. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        CITY BREWERY IN SKAGWAY ALASKA. SACKE, PROPR

      [Skagway, Ak.]. June 29, 1900.. Pen and ink drawing, 8 x 5 inches. Faint smudging along lower edge. Overall bright and clean. Near fine. A lovely sketch of an Alaska brewery, showing a large brew house set against the side of a hill, with several outbuildings in the background. The large sign above the door reads, "City Brewery," and the proprietor is shown tapping a keg in the middle foreground. A quaint picture of the support industry so vital to the Klondike Gold Rush.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        FATHER TUCK'S EXPRESS TRAIN PANORAMA WITH MOVEABLE PICTURES

      1900. 1. PANORAMA. FATHER TUCK'S EXPRESS TRAIN PANORAMA WITH MOVABLE PICTURES. London: Raphael Tuck no date, ca 1900. Large 4to, 12 x 10 1/2" opening to 4 times that size. Rear flap with tear and flap opening repaired else VG+ and COMPLETE WITH ALL 16 PAPER FIGURES! Each of the panels is beautifully illustrated with chromolithographs depicting a scene of a train stopped at Waterloo Station. There are numbered slats into which the reader inserts the corresponding figure to complete the scene and most are interchangeable. Represented are a luggage handler, newspaper boy, conductor etc. The quality of the chromolithographs is particularly rich and fine and the panorama really evokes a bygone era. Very scarce and truly beautiful. (See Haining: Moveable Books p. 86-87 for other in series).

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. [complete in 22 volumes]

      Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co. 1900 - Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked red cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked red cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 18 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Story of Little Black Sambo

      F. A. Stokes, New York 1900 - Rare 1st edn with all key points, stains and wear to cover esp. along edges but reasonably good internal condition, 27 lovely drawings, blue titles and kids' trousers, tan spine binding, 12mo, v + 56pps, a few short open tears that can easily be repaired. Date is a guess as no copyright page which is important in establishing edition--Bannerman was very suspicious of publishers as the one in London bilked her, f/o first name on pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bohemian Bookworm]
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        (Kongens Fald.) Foraarets Død, Den store Sommer & Vinteren.

      3 bind. Det Nordiske Forlag, København 1900-01. 127 + 156 + 109 sider. Indbundet ubeskåret med orig. foromslag i 3 kønne samtidige mørklilla halvlæderbind med topguldsnit. Ryggene falmet. Med forfatteren Thomas Olesen Løkken's navnetræk på smudstitelbladet i del 1.. Johansen/Marcus I,31. Johannes V. Jensens væsentligste hovedværk i den oprindelige form. I 1901 udsendtes de tre dele med et nytrykt titelblad med fællestitlen "Kongens Fald". Det 20. århundredes væsentligste danske roman var skrevet, omtrent før århundredet kom rigtigt i gang

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        COMPLETE WORKS OF BULWER-LYTTON [13 Volume Set]

      Thomas Y. Crowell, New York - Very Good+ in boards. Tissue page is torn on a few volumes. No date, circa 1900. Gilt top page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        (Kongens Fald.) Foraarets Død, Den store Sommer & Vinteren.

      3 bind i 1. Det Nordiske Forlag, København 1900-01. 127+156+109 sider. Med samtlige titelblade og det senere trykte fællestitelblad. Smukt samtidigt brunt halvlæderbind (Anker Kyster). Exlibris.. Johansen/Marcus I,31. De tre dele af Johannes V. Jensens væsentligste hovedværk, samlet i et bind, før der (i 1901) var tænkt på at udsende de tre dele med et nytrykt titelblad med fællestitlen "Kongens Fald". Det 20. århundredes væsentligste danske roman var skrevet, omtrent før århundredet kom rigtigt i gang

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Southern Arabia

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900. Bound in red cloth with gilt stamp decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Illustrations, illustrated plates throughout; includes 6 pull-out maps in colour. All page edges uncut. Outer corners lightly bumped; light wear to head & heel of spine. Fade, light soil to spine. Subscription plate affixed to upper front board. Ex libris plate to front pastedown. Age darkening to page edges. Signatures have started, however, the binding is still nice & tight. A Very Good copy.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        The Works of Washington Irving - Ten Volume Set by the Nottingham Society (Edition De Luxe in Leather Binding, Limited Edition)

      Nottingham, 1900-01-01. Leather Bound. VeryGood. . Wonderful, complete set. Limited to 1,000 for subscribers only, this is number 221. Half leather bindings (spine and corners). Some minor chipping with loss to some of the spine heads - but largely this is a wonderful set in great condition. Gilt top edge. Bookplates.

      [Bookseller: River Enterprises]
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        Svenska slott och herresäten.

      Vid 1900-talets början. I-V. Nordisk Familjeboks tryckeri 1908-10. 4:o. Södermanland. Skåne. Uppland. Småland. Blekinge. Östergötland. Västergötland. Halland. Värmland. Nerike. Västmanland. Register. Något senare gröna halvskinnband med övre guldsnitt. Blekta ryggar med fem upphöjda bind och förgylld ramdekor. (Bunden hos P. A. Norstedt & Söners Bokbinderi, Stockholm). 32,5 x 25,5 cm

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria]
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        Savrola

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Here is a beautiful, collector-grade copy of the true first edition of Churchill's third book and only novel. A very young Churchill was exuberant about publication at the time, even though he later made self-deprecating comments about the book. Moreover, even though Savrola was his third published book, it was actually the first book he undertook and the second he completed. It certainly makes for an interesting insight into the early perspective and sentiment of the then very young Churchill. Of note, this is one of the few Churchill books for which the U.S. edition is the true first edition. In fact, the British first edition was issued from American plates. This U.S. first edition is thus the first Churchill book published in the 20th Century. Here is a superlative, near-fine example. The blue cloth binding is tight, square, bright, and clean. All four corners remain sharp. Searching for exterior flaws, we note only only trivial hints of wear confined to extremities and a tiny indentation at the top edge of the front cover. Spine presentation is outstanding; there is no toning or soiling to the spine, which bears only the slightest hints of wear at the spine ends and a few barely discernible spots on the lower third of the spine. The spine gilt remains vivid with no dulling or flaking. The contents are clean and bright. No spotting. The text block edges are clean, showing only slight age-toning. The only flaw preventing this copy from being truly fine is slight warping of pages 80-140, as if they were once exposed to moisture. However, this is only speculation, since the binding shows absolutely no sign of any such exposure and the affected pages are unstained and unspotted. A single previous owner name is inked on the ffep, and is clearly an old signature, as the ink has slightly faded and spread. The outstanding binding is protected in a removable, clear mylar cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.1.a, Woods/ICS A3(a.1), Langworth p.39.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        DOCUMENTS FLORAUX

      Paris Libraire d'Art Decoratif no date circa 1900 - Tall folio 22x15 inches, original publisher's printed boards with ties, some wear. Art Nouveau title containing a list of plates and 20 LARGE COLOUR PLATES OF FLOWERS IN THE ART NOUVEAU STYLE BY LAMBERT. A scarce and decorative portfolio. Henry (or Henri-Lucien) Lambert (1836-1909), French painter and watercolourist born at Sevres and notable for his work in painting porcelain. Plates complete and in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        THE MAFEKING MAIL. Special Siege Slip. Issued Daily, Shells Permitting. Terms: One Shilling per Week, Payable in Advance. No. 1 Mafeking, November 1st, 1899 - No. 159 Friday, June 8th, 1900

      Printed and Published by Townshend & Son Mafeking. November 1st - Friday June 8th 1900. . Thin folio/4to. Issues 1-159 [Lacking Issue 143]. Without Preface and List of Members only issued in final 4th printing; With Issue 45 only issued after the Siege; Without Issue 56 not issued but ‘Omission Slip’ present; With the Unnumbered Special of March 8th, 1900 ‘Contents Bill’ in reprint; Printed on a variety of paper stocks, Issues 19-23 red, Issues 24-29 orange, Issues 30-32 green, Issues 33-36 brown, Issue 37 pink, Issues 38-71 brown; Issue 94-95 & 106 blue; Issue 121 with faint horizontal lines; Issue 122 with pink lines; Issues 124 126-128 with ‘Custom House Mafeking’ printed upside down to bottom of leaf; Issues 133-134 with pink lines; Issue 135-138 145 147 149 & 151 with blue lines; Issue 144 with blind stamp to tail. Fragile leaves with some chipping minor tears and marginal loss, Issue 45 damaged with loss along fore-edge and silked, ex.-libris L.J. Williamson, marbled e.ps., rebound by Zaehnsdorf in gilt rule edged half crushed morocco with cloth boards, corners rubbed, some marking to boards, gilt lettered spine, t.e.g. Our run No. 1 - 159 (with the omissions and additions as noted above). & Our set either 2nd or 3rd Edition. With the corrections i.e. ‘siege’ for ‘seige’; All Issues showing absense of ‘only’ i.e. ‘terms’ instead of ‘only terms’; the addition of the headline ‘the Cannon Koppie Fight’, all as 2nd edition which was reprinted for the 3rd edition.& Mendelssohn Volume 1 pp.967. ‘... The “complete sets of the Mafeking Mail Siege Slips,” as advertised by the editor on May 30, 1900, were to include Nos. 1-147 ... and the set in the British Museum 165, but the latter does not contain the preface or the Military Lists.’ Additional postage may be necessary. US$1360

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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        Tales of Time and Space

      London: Harper 1900., 1900. FIRST EDITION. 8vo; pp. vi + 358, 2. Publisher's light brown cloth, entitled in brown to spine and in gilt with rules and devices in brown to front cover; top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. Some minor wear to covers, spine age-toned; internally quite bright. A pleasing copy. "The Star, which in its immensity of conception and imaginative vividness of execution must be reckoned one of the author's most powerful short stories...". G H Wells 16

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

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

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Son of the Wolf

      Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Houghton Mifflin and Company, New York 1900. First Edition / Early Printing. Dated 1900 on the title and copyright pages no additional printings listed. Preliminary blank leaf, printer's imprint present on page 252. Rear endpaper present. Printer's imprint at the spine but with periods around the ampersand. "E" in spruce and "t" in mighty unbattered on the last two lines on page 147. No stubs between 6-7. Binding threads between 6-7, 18-19, 30-31, and every six leaves to 246-247. Comma after the date on the copyright page. {ref: BAL 11869, McBride}. Meets all issue points by McBride. BAL states that the periods around the ampersands on the spine make it a third printing. Slate gray cloth boards with silver belt wrap around design. Lettered at the spine in silver. Frontispiece. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, fraying at the spine. Spine mildly rolled, owner's inscription from 1900 at the front endpaper. Stamped purchased at USPS auction at the rear endpaper. Rubbing at the silver on the boards.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Honore de Balzac in twenty-five volumes : the first complete translation into English

      "New York, P.F. Collier" "New York, P.F. Collier", 1900. 1st Edition. "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."

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        L'évangile pour la jeunesse

      Maillet, sans date. in4 Relié illustre par staal; 24 gravures et 10 cartes spéciales de terre sainte de Jerusalem. Livre très rare, surtout dans cet état de conservation. La reliure n'est paut-être pas d'origine. Le livre est sans date d'indiqué, elle doit être vers 1900.

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        The FOREST RING. A Play in Three Acts

      (n. p.). [1900].. 11" x 8-1/2". Unpaginated, though each Act's section is foliated. ~ 53 leaves.. Black flexible pebbled leather binding with gilt title lettering stamped to front panel and spine. Marbled paper eps.. Sunning to spine and a note to preliminary blank giving the year it. was started "Summer - 1900" and "Produced Carnegie Lyceum Dec. 20,. 1900". Withal, a VG+ copy.. "Charles Barnard was a journalist and writer of short stories, articles, books and plays. In his capacity as a journalist, he was assistant editor of the Boston Journal of Commerce, editor of Vox Humana, musical editor of the Boston Post, and editor of "World's Work Department" in the .Century magazine, and its only contributor for nine years. Aside from his nearly 150 short stories and articles, he wrote a number of books, including My Ten-Rod Farm, Farming by Inches, The Strawberry Garden, and A Simple Flower Garden (1869-'71), The Tone Masters (3 vols., 1871), The Soprano (1872), Knights of Today (1881), and A Dead Town (1884). He also wrote several operas and plays, including, The Triple Wedding, Too Soon, Eugenea, The Dream-Land Tree, and Katy Neal, and The County Fair" - Source from Answers.com& & Offered with 12 other deMille play typescripts [IDs 34217 - 34229]; the price is for all 13 volumes.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        COMPLETE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS IN THIRTY VOLUMES

      1900.

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        Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes, and Flowers

      Edmund Gregory, Government Printer, Australia & London 1900 - Dark green boards with gilt embossed title and logo, no dust jacket, apart from minor scratches in excellent condition. Oblong Folio. Fixed end paper bears the book plate of Wigan Free Public Library, no stamps. On free end paper small note: 1902 with a stock number in pencil, top right, the papers are slightly blackened by dust. Title page has a crease running from top to bottom. First tissue guard of first illustration has some creases and tears. Minor scuff marks or a grubby finger print occasionally to be found, otherwise it is in excellent condition. All the paper edges are gilt. With 17 full-page mostly tipped-in coloured chromo-lithographs from sketches by the author. He describes the country, as place of peaks, gorges, rivers, caves, endemic flora, rare and endangered fauna, and in so many parts of it impenetrable forests. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bill's Books]
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        WILLIAM COTTON OSWELL Hunter and Explorer. The Story of his Life With Certain Correspondence and Extracts from the Private Journal of David Livingstone, Hitherto Unpublished. With an Introduction by Francis Galton

      William Heinemann 1900. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. xxii + 267pp. + xiii + 289pp. Port. frontiss., port., numerous ills., 4 sketch maps, 2 folding maps. Some light browning, rebound in modern double blind rule half calf with marbled boards, dec. gilt compartments with gilt lettered title labels to spines, a handsome set. D.N.B. ‘... While his great strength and exploits as a sportsman inspired the natives of Africa with a wholesome awe, he owed the friendly character of his relations with them to his forebearing and sympathetic temper.’& Mendelssohn Vol. 2, pp.129. ‘... Oswell went for a trip to the Cape after suffering a severe illness, here he met with Mr Murray and accompanied him on a trip to the interior, which was followed by a second trip with Captain Frank Vardon. In the course of these explorations Oswell met David Livingstone, and a lasting friendship sprang up. He accompanied Livingstone on the expedition that Lake N'gami was discovered. He also took part in the explorations which led to the discovery of the River Zambesi. In 1860 he married and settled down in England occupying himself mainly in literary work, in the course of which he revised the Ms. and proofs of Livingstone's "Zambesi and its Tributaries," and subsequently contributed an article to the "Badminton" Series on the big game of South Africa ...’ Additional postage may be necessary. US$1088

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        An Album of New Zealand and Australian Fern Samples.

      c.1900]. . Folio, (120) leaves, containing 156 samples neatly mounted to rectos, with all but a handful at the end labelled in a late Victorian hand. Black half morocco, joints neatly restored. A unique collection of fern samples, expertly laid out and labelled with their binomial names. As far as can be ascertained perhaps a third are native to New Zealand, with another fifth unique to Australia; the remainder being found more widely but presumably collected on the same tour through Australasia. There are no inscriptions to give more detailed information about the origins of the collection. A full list of the samples is available on request.

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        The writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. [complete in 22 volumes]

      "Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co." "Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co.", 1900. Manse edition. "Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked red cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request." "Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked red cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request."

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        Album moderner Juden.

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

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        Paar im Stil der pompejanischen Wandmalereien., Gouache auf Leinwand.

      Um 1900. - Durch den transparenten Farbauftrag kommt das Bild dem Charakter der Pompejanischen Wandmalereien, dessen Stil und Farbigkeit sie aufgreift, auch maltechnisch nah. - Die deutsche Malerin und Radiererin Marie Stein-Ranke studierte 1890-93 an der Düsseldorfer Kunstkademie, danach folgte ein längerer Studienaufenthalt in Paris. Ausstellungen u.a im Münchener Glaspalast und dem Oldenburger Kunstverein machten ihre Arbeiten bekannt. Darüber hinaus hat sie sich durch Aufträge in der Düsseldorfer Oberschicht einen Namen gemacht. Marie Stein war mit dem Ägyptologen Hermann Ranke verheiratet und mit ihm nachHeidelberg. Ihrer Heimat fühlte sie sich weiter verbunden und gehörte 1904 zu den Gründungsmitgliedern des Oldenburger Kunstvereins. - Kleine Wurmlöcher in der Leinwand. Minimale Druckstelle im Darstellungsrand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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

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

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        LE GRAND TRANSSIBERIEN

      St.-Petersbourg: Imprimerie de l'Etat, 1900 [St. Petersburg] Publie par la Chancellerie du Comite des Ministres. Text in French. 4to (10-1/4" x 6-3/4") stapled wraps. Illustrated with a small map, the Emperor's portrait and large (15" x 24" or 38 x 61 cm) foldout map. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        The Silver Fairy Book

      Hutchinson, 1900. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; good condition; undated 4th edition - newly rebuilt, pages trimmed and re-sewn, endpapers replaced hence a firm copy, some foxing, a few marks on boards. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        COURTIERS AND FAVOURITES OF ROYALTY. EDITION DE GRANDE LUXE. ROOT BINDING

      Paris and New York. Very good. ca. 1900. Limited edition.. Three quarter navy morocco with decorated marbled paper-covered boards and end papers, raised bands, gilt florets in spine compartments, gilt lettering and top edge. Bound by Root and Son, London. . #80 of 487 sets. 20 volumes. English language edition. Minor dings to a few edges and scrapes to marbled paper of several volumes. Splendid looking set.<BR> <A HREF http://www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSCO73606.jpg&#39;> <BR .

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        EDGE OF THE WOODS - EVENING

      NY, 1900. White, Clarence H.. Hand-pulled photogravure. Image size 3 15/16 x 5 3/4 inches. Printed on copper plate paper and tipped to art paper which is 15 x 11 inches. Archivally matted. Fine. A richly-toned photogravure, Plate 10, from the portfolio, AMERICAN PICTORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, SERIES TWO, which was published for "Camera Notes" by the Publication Committee of the Camera Club, New York in 1900. This image was also reproduced in Alfred Stieglitz&#39;s CAMERA NOTES in 1901; limited to 150 copies. Clarence Hudson White (1871-1925), pioneer of the American Pictorialist vision, had a strong affect on the direction of twentieth-century photography. As a teacher he profoundly influenced the art and technique of a number of important photographers, including: Margaret Bourke-White, Anton Bruehl, Laura Gilpin, Dorothea Lange, Paul Outerbridge, Ralph Steiner, Karl Struss and Doris Ulmann.

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        The Thirty Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

      Milaukee 1900 - Original blue cloth binding with gilt titles to cover and spine. Titles slightly faded. Binding tight. Decorative endpapers and pastedowns. Decorative bookplate on FFEP from the Library of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, United States. Small ink stamp on title page "Illinois Commandry of the Loyal Legion" Frontispiece, appendix, roster, tables, 40 illustrations, approximately 30 biographical sketches and portraits, 430 pages. Very difficult to obtain Union Regimental. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Remarkable Autograph Album

      1900. hardcover. very good(+). Remarkable autograph album kept by the founder of the "Oeuvre internationale Leon XIII de la Diffusion des Bons Livres," comprising Autograph Sentiments Signed by Pope Leo XIII and 300 other notables including Marie Cecile Berthe Maheo, Cardinals, Bishops, and other Church dignitaries and officials, all including good wishes to Mme. Maheo on her charitable work, and almost all accompanied by wax or rubber-stamped seal of office. 8" x 11" book, full red morocco, with gilt borders and the front cover ornamented with two Papal arms and one Cardinal&#39;s arms in gilt. 1900-1909. A magnificent collection of autographs and signatures in excellent condition. First page bears hand-illuminated signature of Pope Leo XIII. Among the host of Cardinals and Bishops we note especially those of New York, Chicago, Quebec, New Orleans, Santa Fe, Mobile, Natchez, San Antonio, Havana, Fall River, Providence, Manila, etc.; scores of Vatican officials are also included, as are a number of foreign Consuls to the Untied States, heads of Catholic colleges in American, Theodore Roosevelt, James Bryce, J.J. Jusserand, etc.

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        La Spedizione di S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia Duca degli Abruzzi al Monte Sant'Elia (Alaska) 1897. Illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Subject: (Duca degli Abruzzi). Milano, Hoepli, 1900, 8vo gr. leg. orig. tutta tela, pp. XVII-284 con 34 tav. f.t. e 4 panorami + due carte nella tasca della cop. post.

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