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        Bingham West Mountain Mining District, Salt Lake County, Utah

      Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Lithographing Company, [c.1900] Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Lithographing Company, [c.1900]. Large map measuring 71 cm x 69.5 cm. The scale is 1,200 feet to one inch. This map shows the various mining claims of the West Mountain District of Bingham. Most of the claims are colored. The claims for the Midland and Copper Hill claim are colored by hand. Map is in nice condition and has been relined. Compiled for the Bingham Bulletin, from Official Records in the office of the United States Surveyor General and from other sources by Collier & Knight, Civil and Mining Engineers, Salt Lake City

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        The Shadowy Waters

      First Edition. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 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. 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 57pp.

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        La Femme dans la Décoration Moderne

      Paris: Librairie de L'Art Ancien et Moderne, (c. 1900). Paris: Librairie de L'Art Ancien et Moderne, (c. 1900). Folio. (ii), XXXpp. A portfolio containing thirty color plates, each with several Art Nouveau depictions of women by the Vienna Secession artist Julius Klinger. The illustrations derive from the decorative arts of the period, including painting, design, posters, wallpaper, ceramics, and jewelry, and include nudes, fashion illustrations, and ornate borders. In some examples, the figures of women are incorporated into repeating patterns, while others are adorned with floral motifs or framed by sinuous lines and curves. Portraits depict the active "femme nouvelle" playing piano, taking photographs, playing tennis, fencing, bathing in the sea, and out on promenade in the latest fashions. The hedonistic "demimonde" is also represented, drinking, smoking, and dancing. Other illustrations are more fantastical, representing women as fairies with butterfly wings, mermaids, or forest nymphs. The period's taste for orientalism and exoticism is also evident in designs that incorporate Egyptian and African elements, such as scarabs and headdresses, lions, and peacocks. The lithographs are printed in bold shades of orange, blue, green, yellow, and brown. Born in Vienna, Klinger's studied at the Technologisches Gewerbemuseum near Vienna, and worked for the Viennese fashion magazine Wiener Mode. After moving to Munich in 1896, Klinger worked for several art journals and contributed to the Jugendstil magazine Die Jugend from 1897 to 1902. A table of contents provides descriptions of the plates. Housed in a portfolio bearing Art-Nouveau illustrated labels to both covers. Corners and spine of portfolio show some wear, and there is a small spot of rubbing to the front label, else very fine.

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        Nippon. Kimono-Musterbuch mit Farbholzschnitten.

      Um 1900. - 100 farbige Holzschnitte teils mit Gold oder Silber gedruckt, als Blockbuch gebunden. 24 x 16 cm, Original-Broschur mit Kordelbindung. Ohne Titel und Impressum. Farbige Dekors für Stoffe, Kimonos, Papier sowie kleine Gegenstände. - Gut erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ian Hamilton's March

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Here is a superlative copy for collectors - as good as they come. This is Churchill's fifth book and the second of his two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. It was during this conflict that Churchill was captured by the Boers. His daring escape made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. The publisher issued just 1533 copies of this first American edition, only printing (against 5003 British first edition, first printing copies). The American edition is bound in pebble grain red cloth that proved quite susceptible to blotchy wear and soiling, particularly on the spine. Offered here is a superlative, collector-grade example. The red cloth binding is clean, tight, and square with vivid, unfaded color and bright gilt. We note only very slight wear at the spine ends and corners. The contents are likewise exceptional - crisp, clean, bright, and tight. We find no spotting and no previous ownership marks of any kind. All maps and plans are present and perfectly preserved, as is the frontispiece and tissue guard. The top edge gilt remains bright with only slight scuffing. The fore and bottom edges remain clean. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A8.2, Woods/ICS A5(ca), Langworth p.61

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Souvenir of Graham County Arizona: A Collection of 138 Graham County Views

      Vredenburg and Co.. Vredenburg and Co.. Very Good-. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus condition in leather covered oblong quarto boards. Half-Tone photographs of early Arizona scences including mining, businesses, homes, schools, department stores & people. Circa 1900. Cover has some wear and staining. See Image. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Oblong .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        LANCES ENTRE CABALLEROS

      - Madrid, 1900. Sucesores de Rivadeneyra. Holandesa piel nueva, hierros y dorados en lomera. 489pp., 27x18cm. Ilustrado con figuras en b/n intercaladas en el texto. Sin desbarbar. No conserva las cubiertas originales. Primeras páginas con roces en bordes. Algunas manchas de óxido. Buen estado. ( Vitrina San José ) HISTORIA MILITAR

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        Savrola

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Here is a spectacular, 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 plus example - about as good as they come and quite scarce thus. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, bright, and tight with sharp corners and bright gilt. We note only trivial wear at the spine ends and corners. Spine presentation is exceptional, with no toning or soiling of the dark blue cloth and vividly bright gilt. The contents are likewise noteworthy - crisp, clean, and bright. No spotting. No age-toning. Even the page edges are uncommonly bright. The only complaint is the sole previous ownership mark - the rather prominent inked initials and last name of a previous owner on the ffep. This previous owner name has ghosted lightly onto the facing front pastedown and the ink has bled through to the ffep verso and slightly onto the half title. Apart from this nit, this is about as fine a copy as we have ever seen or offered. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.1.a, Woods/ICS A3(a.1), Langworth p.39.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Bibliothèque du congrès international de philosophie (4 tomes cpl./ 4 Bände KOMPLETT) - Tome I: Philosophie générale et Métaphysique/ Tome II: Morale générale/ Tome III: Logique et Histoire des sciences/ Tome IV: Histoire de la Philosophie.,

      Librairie Armand Colin; 1900 - 1903. - insgesamt ca. 2000 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 4 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; in FRANZÖSISCHER Sprache! Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 4500

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        Ian Hamilton's March

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. First U.S. edition, only printing. Hardcover. Near fine. Here is a collector-worthy copy of the U.S. first edition of Churchill's fifth book - the second of his two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. It was during this conflict that Churchill was captured by the Boers. His daring escape made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill was first elected to Parliament the same year his two Boer War books - London to Ladysmith via Pretoria and Ian Hamilton's March - were published. This American edition is considerably more scarce than the British; the publisher issued just 1533 copies (against 5003 British first edition, first printing copies). The edition is bound in pebble grain red cloth that proved quite susceptible to blotchy wear and soiling, particularly on the spine. Here is an unusually well preserved, near-fine example for collectors. The red cloth binding is highly unusual in that it suffers almost none of the scuffing and uneven coloration endemic to this edition. Most notably the spine remains absolutely uniform in color with bright gilt and only trivial wear limited to the spine corners. There is slight overall soiling, but this does not detract from the overall appearance and particularly impressive shelf presentation. The contents remain clean with no spotting. The sole previous ownership mark noted is the remnant of a mostly removed bookplate at the rear pastedown. The top edge gilt remains bright. The fore edge is modestly age-toned. The binding is very slightly loose at the front gutter but not enough to be called tender, with no damage to the binding integrity and no splitting of the endpapers. A very handsome copy, scarce thus. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A8.2, Woods/ICS A5(ca), Langworth p.61.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow - engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust. With an Introduction by William Young, R. S. W

      Glasgow James MacLehose & Sons 1900. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and faded. Content in VG condition. Occasional slight page-edge foxing Third Edition Red/gilt hardback cloth cover with bevelled boards 390mm x 290mm (15" x 11"). 23pp + plates. 50 plates. Annan printed this album in three editions in 1871, 1877, and 1900 respectively according to Fisher. The 1871 process was calotype, 1877, carbon, and 1900 a gravure process. The City Improvement Trust was the body which was charged with the task of cleaning up the squalid living conditions that existed in the city in the second half of the nineteenth century. Learning from visits to Paris, to see the work of Baron Haussmann, the trustees were very successful in adapting the traditional tenement house style to rehouse many thousands of people. This edition was limited to 150 copies.

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        Zur Geschichte der Kostüme [The History of Costumes]

      München: Braun &Schneider [circa], 1900. First edition. Folio, 2 volumes. Original binding in very good condition. Over 1000 wood engraved illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Savrola

      London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This is 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. Only 1,500 copies of the first British impression were printed and the survival rate is low, making this a great rarity and considerably more scarce than the U.S. first edition. Here is a first British edition, fist printing. This is an honest first edition that shows some wear and age, but is original and unrestored. The binding is tight and unfaded with bright gilt, but slightly cocked. The green cloth boards are sound, but show a little wear, particularly at the corners. The spine shows light wear along the hinges, as well as some wear at head and tail with just a little fraying at the head. There is a small .25 inch tear above the title on spine. The original black endpapers are intact. The webbing shows a bit at the rear hinge, but the binding is still snug and sound. There is minor spotting throughout, as is common with this edition. The spotting is heavier at the endpapers. There are no bookplates or inscriptions. But interestingly, the ffep is signed "W. Churchill R.H." With a little hope and imagination, one could imagine that "R.H." is a young Churchill, recently elected to Parliament, pompously putting the abbreviation for "Right Honourable" after his name - However, this signature does not look to us like an authentic author signature. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.2.a, Woods/ICS A3(ba.1), Langworth p.41

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        [ Metropolitanskolen og Vor Frue Kirke ].

      Akvarel. Signeret CN. 28 x 18 cm. Formentlig fra perioden 1900-1910. Nyere Carl Petersen ramme fra Brock Rammehåndværk. Rammen måler 38 x 28 cm. - Et udsøgt arbejde i en fin ramme.. Chr. V. Nielsen, 1833-1910, var arkitekt og lærer i perspektiv

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        Savrola

      London: Longmans Green & Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair. A rare prize - the first printing of the Colonial edition of Churchill's only novel. Far more rare than first U.S. or British Home first editions. Only 1,670 Colonial editions were issued in the decorative hardcover binding - and this small number includes the second and third printings. The survival rate was poor given the tropical climates in much of the colonies. Those few examples that do survive are often quite worn and re-backed or re-bound. This is an original, unrestored copy. The contents are unusually bright and clean for a Colonial copy, with only a very few scattered spots throughout and on the text block edges. The distinctive original swan and ship endpapers are intact (though partially split at the rear hinge). Previous ownership markings are limited to an inked "X" and penciled "8" on the front pastedown, an oval ink stamp of the "Foxhill Public Library" on the ffep, and the faint impression of the same ink stamp on the top edge of the text block. (Please note that, apart from evidence of a previous removal of a spine sticker, there are no other ex-library markings.) The original binding is substantially intact, but showing wear. Notably, the distinctive pictorial front cover is fully intact with only light surface wear. Also noteworthy, the spine retain bright gilt and strong original background color without typical soiling and toning. Nonetheless, the spine shows considerable wear at the hinges and ends. The cloth is entirely worn through at the rear hinge and nearly so along the front hinge. There is a bit of residue indicating sticker removal on the lower third of the spine. The undecorated rear cover is fully intact, but with some significant abrasion spots. The rear cover is still attached, but definitely loose and fragile. This rare example of the first Colonial edition, first printing can be appreciated in its unrestored state, but certainly would be an excellent candidate for rebacking and minor restoration. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.3.a, Woods/ICS A3(bb), Langworth p.42

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        COMPLETE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS IN THIRTY VOLUMES

      1900.

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        The Works of Sir Walter Scott

      Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1900. Octavo, 54 volumes. One of a thousand numbered sets. Three-quarters leather over marbled boards. Elaborate tooling to spine and front panel, raised bands. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. A beautiful complete set.Scott's influence as a novelist was incalculable; he established the form of the historical novel, and… the form of the short story" (Drabble, 879).

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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Kafirs of the Hindu-Kush

      London: Lawrence & Bullen,, 1900. Illustrated by A. D. McCormick. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, decoration to front board in black. With 79 black and white illustrations. Corners of boards lightly rubbed, edges of text block and endpapers foxed, occasional light foxing to fore margins. A very good copy. Early edition, first published in 1896. The author's account of his tour in Kafiristan, or Afica, present-day Nuristan province in Afghanistan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ninfeas

      Tipografía Moderna, Madrid 1900 - Este primerísimo libro de Juan Ramón, publicado cuando él ocultaba el Ramón y figuraba como Juan R. Jiménez, lleva un atrio o presentación en verso de Rubén Darío fechado en París el mismo año de la edición. El texto está impreso en tinta verde y en las páginas iniciales se anuncian próximas obras de JRJ que nunca llegarían a ver la luz. El ejemplar que ofrecemos, que conserva las cubiertas originales, está en perfecto estado. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tres Vegas]
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        JUDA - GESÄNGE VON BÖRRIES, FREIHERRN VON MÜNCHHAUSEN MIT BUCHSCHMUCK VON E. M. LILIEN

      Berlin: Egon Fleischel,. N.D.. (1900) , Viertes bis Sechtes Tausend. Original decorated publisher’s cloth, 4to. Unpaginated (about 100 pages) . INSCRIBED BY E. M. LILIEN on blank front endpaper. A beautifully illustrated book of German poems on Biblical themes by Lilien's Christian friend Börries Freiherr von Münchausen (1874-1945) , a German poet and writer. This rare book is decorated with many elaborate engravings and decorated text frames made by early Bezalel artist E. M. Lilien. 240x185mm. Unpaginated. This fine example of Jewish Jugendstil signed by its foremost representative. Repair to top of spine, very light use wear, otherwise Very Good Condition, a beautiful copy. (AMR-39-6) .

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        The Origin of Species

      John Murray, UK 1900 - New Popular Edition 1900. 1st printing in this new edition and very un-common. Text based on the Sixth edition, with additions & corrections, This text was the last version that Darwin worked on before he died. Includes the important chart. Book is very good+ and in quite bright condition. Edges/corners lightly rubbed. Contents good. Two ownership stamps/two names of E Lyttleton Worth MP/ Solicitor for Rochdale. A good example of a rare book. More images can be taken upon request.Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        L'Aiglon, drame en six actes en vers -

      Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, Eugène Fasquelle 1900 -, Paris - 1 In-8 262 pp. Couverture verte. Intérieur très propre. Très bon état ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette pièce en alexandrins qui fut représentée pour la première fois à Paris au Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt, le 15 mars 1900, avec Sarah Bernhardt dans le rôle-titre du duc de Reichstadt (l?Aiglon). Cet exemplaire est enrichie d'une lettre autographe signée Rosemonde Rostand et d'un billet autographe signé de Sarah Bernhardt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Album fotografii].

      [b.m.]: [b.w.], [b.r.]. - Notka wydawnicza: [b.m.]: [b.w.], [b.r.].; Wymiar bloku: 22x31cm.; Naklad: 0; Uwagi: Album 22 profesjonalnych fotografii bardzo dobrej jakosci formatu okolo 10,5x17 cm przedstawiajacych garbarnie pod firma "AUGUST PESCHKA LEDER - FABRIK". Trzy fotografie przedstawiaja garbarnie od zewnatrz, pozostale przedstawiaja wnetrza i rozne fazy produkcji (urzadzenia i ludzi przy pracy). Ciekawe i wartosciowe zrodlo ikonograficzne. Nie ustalono siedziby firmy. Album prawdopodobnie z lat 20. XX wieku lub nieco wczesniejszy.; Strony: [11]k. tabl.; Kategorie tematyczne: gospodarka przemysl, sztuka fotografia, okres wydania 1900-1944 / economy industry, art fotography, period of edition 1900-1944 / Wirtschaft Industrie, Kunst Fotografie, Erscheinungsperioden 1900?1944; Oprawa oryginalnym nieco uszkodzona na brzegach, brzegi jednej karty nieco uszkodzone. Fotografie w idealnym stanie podklejone na karty albumu. Pozycja w dosc ladnym stanie. Oprawa wydawnicza kartonowa przewiazana oryginalnym sznurkiem.

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        Historia General de España del P. D. Juan de Mariana. Contra las Advertencias de Pedro Mantuano. En Toledo, por Diego Rodriguez, 1616. RELIE AVEC (à la suite): 2). MANTUANO (Pedro). Advertencias a la Historia del Padre de Mariana de la Compañia de Iesus. Impressa en Toledo en Latin año de 1592 y en Romance el de 1601. En que se enmienda gran parte de la Historia de España. En esta Segunda Impression va añadida la respuesta à todas la dificultades que puso el Padre Juan de Mariana, à los Discursos que pruevan la venida de Santiago a España, sacados de la libreria del Condestable de Castilla. Y tambien se responde al Padre Juan de Pineda, en lo que escrivio en su libro de Rebus Salomonis, de la venida de Nabuchodonosor. En Madrid, en la Impre

      - 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-4. 1). 12ff. 341pp. LV. 2ff. 47pp. 2). 10ff. 322pp. 1f. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées (Reliure vers 1900 de style ancien). Précieux recueil de deux ouvrages rares sur l'Histoire d'Espagne du père Juan de Mariana (1536-1624), qui avait vu le jour pour la première fois en latin à Tolède en 1592. 1). Edition Originale de la défense de l'Histoire d'Espagne de Mariana par l'historien et savant madrilène Tomás Tamayo de Vargas (1588-1641), dont c'est le premier ouvrage. Le volume est bien complet de ses deux parties additionelles, qui manquent parfois et qui se sont également vendues séparément. "Razón de la Historia del P.P.D. Juan de Mariana; de las Advertencias de Pedro Mantuano contra ella; y de la defensa del Doctor Don Thomas Tamaio de Vargas" et "Defensa de la Descensión de la Virgen N.S. a la S. Iglesa de Toledo ". 2). Seconde édition considérablement augmentée de cet ouvrage initialement paru en 1611, dans lequel sont exposées les critiques de l'ouvrage de Mariana auxquelles répondit Tamayo de Vargas dans l'ouvrage décrit ci-dessus. Bel exemplaire soigneusement établi au début du 20e siècle. 1). Palau, 327108. 2). Palau, 149612. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Crania Suecica Antiqua. Eine Darstellung der schwedischen Menschen-Schädel aus dem Steinzeitalter, 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 in Lichtdruck im Nachtrage.

      - Jena; Verlag von Gustav Fischer, 1900. First German edition. 42,5x33,5 cm. (5, 3 blanks), iv, 182 pp. + collotype plates. Publisher's white half cloth with spine labels in red and black leather, gilt title on front board. With the blank dustjacket. A very fine copy. With the blank dustjacket, and still housed in the publisher's protective cardboard box. The box is a bit scuffed, the book is very fine. An attempt to define the earliest racial constitution of the Swedish nation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Sister Carrie

      Doubleday, Page & Co 1900 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Theodore Dreiser on a laid in signature. An attractive copy with light wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light rubbing to the panels. The pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, one of the nicest copies a collector could hope to find of this TRUE FIRST EDITION bound in Original red buckram cloth with letters in black. We buy Dreiser First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SISTER CARRIE

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1900. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. Red buckram covers with stamped black lettering and border on cover, lettering on spine. A very scarce true first edition, first printing, with "Copyright 1900" above the publisher's name on the copyright pg. No DJ, as issued. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD ; the covers and spine are clean and fresh, with only slight rubbing. The front corners have wear, with slight fraying, but not the rear. The ends of the spine are rubbed and soft, but show almost no fraying, which is rare. The spine is somewhat darkened, and all the black stamped lettering clear and unchipped except the publisher at base of the spine. The front hinge is separated, but the book overall remains tight. The rear hinge is just begining to separate, but looks fine. There is mild foxing to the endpapers, and the text is all very clean, with a faint waterstain lower left of the title pg. (see photos). This is an interesting association copy that belonged to Albert Bigelow Paine, author of many books, biographer and lettrist of Mark Twain's, who also was a member of the Pulitzer Prize committee. In his hand, in pencil on the ffep he's written: "This is a copy of the first edition of Dreiser's first book. It is now quite valuable, I believe. A.B.P. 1930" This is an exceptionally rare book, in unusually better condition - most have both hinges separated, and considerable fraying to the spine tips. It is also one of the indisputable greats of American 20th c. literature, and was so much maligned for it's truthful portrayal of Carrie's moral corruption, that very few copies were published in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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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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