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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The Story of his Life With Certain Correspondence and Extracts from the Private Journal of David Livingstone, Hitherto Unpublished.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

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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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 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."

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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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

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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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]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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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.

      [Bookseller: c-books.co.uk]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Payson Hall Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Paladin Fine Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        AFFICHE : A LA SAMARITAINE H. CADET &#150; RENNES EXPOSITION ET MISE EN VENTE DES NOUVEAUTES D&#146;HIVER

      - Date : 1900 Dimensions : 98x138cm Imp : H. LAAS, E. PECAUD &#150; PARIS Condition : entoilée B+. Affiche originale entoilée en bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Die Erdmannlein und Andere Marchen

      Nurnberg - E. Nister, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming collection of German fairytales, with beautiful chromolithograph illustrations. In German. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with slight shelfwear and very slight marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Clio

      Calman Levy pr. by Chamerot & Renouard Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900. Near-contemporary quarter red morocco with marbled paper&#150;covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title; edges and extremities rubbed, front cover and joint with small scuffs. Original wrappers not present here. Pages very slightly age-toned, otherwise clean.. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [4], 188, [4] pp.; col. illus. First edition and the sole edition illustrated by Alphonse Mucha. The text is five historically inspired tales, decorated with 12 beautiful hand-colored wood-engraved Art Nouveau illustrations (some plates, some in text) by Mucha. There were 100 copies printed on Japan paper, and another 50 on China paper; the present example is one of the former, with the title-page vignette appearing in black and white rather than color.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Urania. 4. verbesserte Auflage. Einzig sein Hauptwerk Urania (Halle, 1801), &#132;eine auf rationalistischer Anschauung aufgebaute poetische Behandlung der Kant`schen Philosophie", ließ Tiedges Namen bei vielen Menschen in Erinnerung bleiben. (Wikipedia) Kl. 8°, 284 Seiten. Sehr schöner klassizistischer Ganzledereinband mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Kantenvergoldung u. dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Mit 1 Kupferstiche als Frontispiz. Halle, Rengersche Buchhandlung 1808. Zustand: Außer einem schwarzem Fleck auf V-Deckel am rechtem Rand sehr schön gestaltetes u. sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      - Bibliophile Ausgabe, Deutsche Literatur vor 1900

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Muenchen]
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        Clio

      Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [4], 188, [4] pp.; col. illus. First edition and the sole edition illustrated by Alphonse Mucha. The text is five historically inspired tales, decorated with 12 beautiful hand-colored wood-engraved Art Nouveau illustrations (some plates, some in text) by Mucha. There were 100 copies printed on Japan paper, and another 50 on China paper; the present example is one of the former, with the title-page vignette appearing in black and white rather than color. Near-contemporary quarter red morocco with marbled paper&#150;covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title; edges and extremities rubbed, front cover and joint with small scuffs. Original wrappers not present here. Pages very slightly age-toned, otherwise clean.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        CHRISTMAS BOOK

      1900. 1. CHRISTMAS. (MOORE,CLEMENT) THE CHRISTMAS BOOK. NY: McLoughlin Bros. no date circa 1900. 4to, green pictorial cloth, near Fine. Containing Moore's The Night Before Christmas plus Christmas Day and The Day After Christmas, illustrated by G.A. DAVIS with more than 15 full page chromolithographs and with marvelous 3-color illustrations on every page of text.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        The book-pedler accompanied me over the bridge

      1900. The Seven Poor Travellers. p. 155. Original pen and ink illustration on card (234 × 284 mm), mounted. Margins a little marked. In excellent condition. The original illustration, signed by the artist, for the scene in which the protagonist bids farewell to the last of the six poor travellers.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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