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        The Works .

      Harper and Brothers. New York & London. 1900 - Octavo, 17 volumes. Bound in contemporary brown half crush morocco, in filled box gilt design on spine, raised bands, cloth boards, top edge gilt others cut. A very clean and attractive set in very good condition. Signed frontispiece, illuminated title page in each volume and other illustrations throughout. The Netherlands Edition, Limited to 500 copies only of which this is number 210.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        1900 Report of the Commissioner on Sites for the Seat of Government of the Commonwealth. Plans and Report

      Sydney.: Department of Lands.. 1900.. 18 folding maps and plans of varying sizes but most very large, loosely inserted in a papercovered board folder with a ribbon tie. The folder is a little soiled and the first and last plans are browned, second map very minor tear lower edge, otherwise the maps and plans are in excellent condition. The maps are in black and white with borders on many of the maps delineated in red. With 95pp report. Full page colour map of TwoFold Bay. Lacks wrappers, title page torn with a little loss at margins otherwise very good. This set of magnificent plans and their accompanying report shows the possible sites for the future Australian capital. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        LONDON TO LADYSMITH. Via Pretoria.

      Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1900 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with four maps, three of them fold out, & four plans printed within the text. Publishers advert leaf and 32pp catalogue, dated 10.99, at the end of text. Some browning and chipping to the outer edge of the frontis folding map (where it has previously been incorrectly folded and the edge protruded from the book) but only affecting the outer blank margin by about a half inch and not near the image. Some foxing to the first three leaves but overall a nice tight copy, the inner hinges without any of the cracking or splitting usually found on this title. Publishers beige cloth with illustration of an armoured train. Spine lettered in red and gilt, and with gilt decoration showing the Union Jack and the Transvaal flags. boards a bit rubbed and bumped to the extremities but still very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This is Churchill's fourth book and the first of his two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. This one relates the exciting story of his capture by the Boers and the subsequent daring escape that made him a celebrity. The first edition is a beautiful book, but notoriously fragile and prone to wear, soiling, and spotting. This first edition, first printing copy is not fine, but is far better than most copies we see. Spine presentation is the distinguishing feature of this copy; the spine cloth is unusually clean and both the gilt and red lettering remaining bright and clearly legible and with only minor wrinkling at the spine ends. The pictorial front cover shows only light soiling at the edges. The blank rear cover is lightly soiled and stained, but shows only minimal wear at the corners. The contents are bright and clean with virtually no internal spotting and no previous owner inscriptions. Spotting is confined to the text block edges. The original black endpapers are intact. Maps and plans are present, clean, and crisp. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.1.a, Woods/ICS A4(a.1), Langworth p.53.&

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Antarctic Regions

      London & New York: Swann Sonnenscheim & Co., Limited / MacMillan Company 1900, 1st edition in English. () xii,292pp. Very good. Octavo in original decorated maroon cloth, spine slightly darkened, with plates (including frontispiece), illustrations in text from photos and folding colored map. Bernachi's copy with margin notes in pencil, in his hand. From the libray of F. Wilfred White. Spence 485. The first edition in English, reissued in 1904. L. Bernachi's Copy.

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Lord Jim, A Tale

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburg and London 1900 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING of Joseph Conrad's perhaps best-known work, ranked by many as one of the greatest English-language novels of the 20th century. DESCRIPTION: Green cloth with decorations in black on spine and front board, title and author in black on front board, title, author and publisher in gilt on spine, cream endpapers, top and fore edges untrimmed. Exhibits all first issue points (i) page 77, line 5, 'anyrate' printed as one word, (ii) p. 226, 7 lines from bottom, 'keep' is missing after 'can' and 'cure' should be 'cured', (iii) p. 319, 'his' in the last line is printed low and not aligned with the other words. CONDITION: Overall in very good condition, the book has had professional restoration work done by an expert conservationist to front board, head and tail of spine. Text block and hinges are now solid, boards do exhibit some general soiling, some foxing within mostly within the first few and last few pages, most of the text block is only lightly toned. POSTAGE: standard postage rates will apply, seller will pick up any difference in shipping costs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books]
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        La pacification de Madagascar. ( Opérations d&#8217 Octobre 1896 à mars 1899 ).

      Chapelot 1900 - Fort in-8 ( 255 X 165 mm ) de VII-528 pages, reliure malgache de lépoque pleine peau cerise, dos à nerfs janséniste. Couvertures conservées avec trace dadhésif en marge intérieure. Portrait en héliogravure en frontispice enrichi dune carte de visite du Général GALLIENI. Exemplaire complet de ses 31 cartes souvent en couleurs dont 21 dépliantes et de ses 55 illustrations dont 12 hors-texte sous serpentes. Timbres humides répétés. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque RAKOTOVAO. BON EXEMPLAIRE. Madagascar ethnologie voyages explorations geographie histoire folklore [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: tiré à part]
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        Essai d'une bibliographie française méthodique et raisonnée de la sorcellerie et de la possession démoniaque.

      Bibliothèque Chacornac 1900 - - Bibliothèque Chacornac, Paris _1900, 16,5x25,5cm, broché. - Rare édition originale, un des 500 ex numérotés sur papier ordinaire, seul tirage avec 10 Hollande. Reliure en demi cartonnage façon vélin, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin marine, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Préface de Albert de Rochas. Iconographie. Rare et bel exemplaire. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 403 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Boy's Hunting Book [with] the original pen and ink sketch for the kangaroo illustration

      New York:: McLoughlin Bros.,. Ca. 1900.. Very good condition. Walter M. Dunk (b1855), celebrated Philadelphia painter and illustrator is the illustrator of this handsome work, with 6 full-page color illustrations and b&w illustrations in the text including one of a kangaroo with her joeys being menaced by a man on horseback with a raised whip, for which the original artwork is present, a large dramatic pen and ink sketch. In the distance across the wheat field two other riders and a dog race toward the kangaroo. 17 3/4 x 14" . & & 4to pamphlet with color cover illustration polar bear hunting in the Arctic., unpaginated (14pp) with b&w illustrations. Covers slt. worn, with a bit of rubbing and faint creasing, but acceptably so. Signs of LACKING a leaf, removed from the inside rear cover. Color illustrations: 'A Buffalo Hunt in the Wild West', 'Indians Hunting Wild Horses in Texas', 'Arctic Voyagers Hunting Polar Bears' (although it looks like the opposite!), 'Red Deer in Flight Before the Hunters', and 'A Lion Hunt in Algeria'. B&w illustrations include: 'A Charge of a Cape Buffalo', 'Hunting the Kangaroo', 'Duck Hunting on the Chesapeake', 'A Bear Hunt', 'Hunting Wolves', 'Indian Moose Hunt', 'Hunting Hippopotamus', 'Rhinoceros Hunt', 'Jaguar Hunting', and 'Pig Sticking in India'. Overall a nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The Ellen Terry Shakespeare

      Glasgow: David Bryce and Son , 1900. Published circa 1900.Complete, 40 volumes bound in 20. In period bookcase. Books measure 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 inches, ( 55x37mm ). Book case measure 7 1/2 inches long by 3 3/4 inches wide, by 5 1/4 inches high, ( 19 mm x9.5mm x13.5 mm ) Bound in soft red leather, with gilt title lettering. Leather lightly rubbed, some minor scuff wear. Bindings in very good condition. Internally, pages claen throughout. House in a beautiful period bookcase, with bust of Shakespeare. A superb item in original condition. . Full Leather. Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Prince Charles Edward

      London and Paris: Goupil & Co., 1900 - Half crushed red morocco, 13.25 inches tall. A simple elegant binding by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, titles, centre tools and top edge. One of 1500 copies, beautifully illustrated throughout. Some foxing. A splendid copy of this deluxe edition. See our other Goupil publications. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Arabian Nights The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night Bassorah Edition 17 Volumes Complete

      The Burton Club for Private Subs, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. VeryGood. . Circa 1900. Bassorah Edition: No. 95 of 1000. Hardcover 8vo. Tan cloth, top edges gilt, paper spine labels slightly browned w/ title lettering very legible, page edges uncut; occasional pgs unseparated. Exteriors lightly soiled, tiny nicks at spine ends.

      [Bookseller: River Enterprises]
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        Les Péchés Capitaux

      Librairie Artistique, Boudet Editeur, Paris, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary half green morocco over marbled boards - wear at corners, a few surface marks, some discoloration to marbled paper. Seven color etchings of the deadly sins each with a poem, title page and contents also illustrated in color. Scattered light foxing, mostly at the edges - a lovely art nouveau production. Number 60 of 150 on papier vélin from a total edition of 175. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 044305. .

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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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        Sämtliche Werke in 4 Einzelbänden. Einführung u. Zeittafel (Bd. I) sowie Anmerkungen zu jedem Band von W. Vordtriede. Bd. I: Gedichte. Bd. II: Dichterische Prosa / Dramaturgisches). Bd. III: Schriften zu Literatur und Politik I. Bd. IV: Schriften zu Literatur und Politik II / Vermischtes. München, Winkler Verlag 8°, 966, 974, 864, 896 Seiten. Roter O-Ganzledereinband mit Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen sowie transparentem Umschlag. Zustand: Sehr guterhaltenes Exemplar im Leder.

      - Winkler Ledereinband, Deutsche Literatur vor 1900

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Muenchen]
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        THE WILL OF AN ECCENTRIC

      England Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1900. . Deluxe Ed. (With floral e.ps. and a.e.g.) 1st UK Ed. 408pp. Folding chart. Plate at pp.254 reaffixed at hinge and sl. chipped to fore-edge, pp.9-12 with very minor closed tears to fore-edge, some very light browning, very faint remains of ink stamp to head of t.p. and contents leaf and full ex-Whitworth Institution ink stamp to pp.31, floral e.ps., original bright pictorial cloth, corners rubbed, spine very sl. chipped, a.e.g. First published in Paris as Le Testament d'un excentrique 1899. US$1482

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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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        BIZERTE, en son passé, son présent, son avenir. TRENTE-SIX ILLUSTRATIONS EN COULEURS DE L'AUTEUR.

      - Paris J. Rothschild, 1900. In-4 relié demi-maroquin ocre, titre doré aligné verticalement sur dos plat, (couverture rempliée conservée), 79 pages. Ouvrage superbement illustré de trente-six dessins aquarellés hors-texte. Quelques faibles rousseurs, intérieur assez frais, reliure en parfait état et de belle facture. Bel exemplaire, rare, et complet de ses planches.Louis-Salvador ( 4 août 1847, 12 octobre 1915 à Brandýs nad Labem, Bohême) était le fils du grand-duc de Toscane, Léopold II, et de son épouse Marie-Antoinette de Bourbon-Siciles.Avec son « ondine bien-aimée », l'archiduc a sillonné la Méditerranée des décennies durant, généralement avec un équipage d’une vingtaine de personnes, sans compter des chiens, des chats, des oiseaux, des singes ou tout autre bête, si bien que les contemporains ont appelé le navire "l’Arche de Noé". L’arrivée dans les ports des compagnons de voyage de l'archiduc, bigarrés et hétéroclites, suscitait toujours une intense curiosité, ce qui se comprend parfaitement. Louis-Savador s’est souvent adonné, accompagné de son secrétaire mallorquin Don antoni Vives et de guides connaissant bien le terrain, à de longues excursions pendant lesquelles il décrivait dans tous leurs détails, le paysage, la flore, la faune, la population et la culture de ses escales. Il avait toujours un petit calepin de la forme d'un globe, de quoi écrire et du papier. De cette façon, il s’est constitué une collection de croquis parfaitement maîtrisés qui illustraient ses descriptions. Louis Salvador a rassemblé toutes ces informations en de volumineux manuscrits qu’il a fait imprimer, à ses propres frais, chez l’éditeur pragois Mercy sous la forme de livres luxueux. Sur un tirage de 500 exemplaires en moyenne, l’archiduc offrait alors ces éditions rares à des amis, des collaborateurs et à d'autres personnes ou institutions intéressées par son travail.

      [Bookseller: Déjà Jadis]
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        A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. With Introduction Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay

      The Burton Club for Private Subscribers only, n.d. circa 1900. Limited edition, number 685 of 1000 sets. 17 volumes, complete (including the 7 volumes of Supplemental Nights). Plates with tissue guards. Titles in red & black. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches), original black cloth, the first ten volumes blocked in gilt, the seven supplemental volumes blocked in silver, as issued, top edges gilt. Gilt somewhat dulled, silver bright. Puncture to outer lower joints of two volumes, some minor marking, bumping or rubbing to the bindings but overall an excellent set in good condition. For overseas shipping please enquire.

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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        OUR NATIONAL CATHEDRALS Set of Three Volumes

      London: Ward,Lock & Co, 1900. "the richest architectural heritage of the British nation. Their history and architecture from their Circa 1900's .foundation to modern times with special accounts of modern restorations. Illustrated Volume 1-2-3- .with steel engravings by Winkles,after original drawings by Hablot K.Garland,and other artists,and many original wood engravings in the text,thus fully illustrating all the cathedrals from many points of views. The whole carefully compiled and revised with the aid of dignitaries of the Anglican Church". Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: Pinacle Books]
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        Bibelen den gamle og den nye pagts Hellige Skrifter

      - ohne Verl., (um 1900). 993 S. mit zahlr., teils farb. Abb. berühmter Bibelillustratoren., original Halbleder mit lederbezogenen Ecken., Folio - Prachteinband mit fleuralen Goldgravuren/5 ausgeprägten Schmuckbünden/marmorisiertem Vorsatzpapier. ca. 8 kg - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Tales of Space and Time

      London: Harper & Brothers Pubishers. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened. End papers browned. Light page edge browning. Pages untrimmed. 1900. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 358pp. Stories included are: The Crystal Egg. The Star. A Story of the Stone Age. A Story of the Days to Come. The Man Who Could Work Miracles. Copyright date is 1899. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        LOUIS XV ET MARIE LECZINSKA

      Paris: Groupil et Cie., 1900. # 612 of an edition limited to 1000 numbered copies on Rives paper. Lavishly illustrated with mostly monotone plates. 189 pp. Hardcover. Royal 4to. Bound in full crushed red morocco. Covers elaborately stamped in gilt by Durvand, with original wraps bound in. Gilt spines tooled in compartments. All edges gilt. Board edges gilt, with gilt turn-ins. A magnificent production. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).

      [Bookseller: A. Parker's Books, Inc.]
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        Deutsche National-Litteratur - Historisch kritische Ausgabe - Konvolut 17 Bände - (17 BÜCHER)

      Berlin, Stuttgart : Verlag von W. Spemann 1900 (ca.) - Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. bis leicht gebräunt, selten braunfleckig (Innen); Braunrotes Leder; Sehr selten BL-Anmerkungen; Selten Innenband min. angerissen; Einband Außen hat meistens geringe Gebrauchsspuren; Ein Band hat leichte Gebrauchspuren, etwas berieben hier - für das Alter ungewöhnlich guter Zustand; Bände: 80, 82, 83, 84a, 84b, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 93, 102a, 102b, 103, 114, 115; Es scheint eine Halb- oder ganzlederartige Ausgabe zu sein; ca. 5500; Leder 10100

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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        Les Envois de Rome Restavrations des Monvments AnciensReproduites D'Apres les Dessins Originaux

      Paris -E. Pourchet, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of plates depicting the beautiful and elaborate architecture within and around Rome. With a table and captions written in French. Complete with the originalfifty-nine plates, seven of which are folding. Edited by E. Pourchet from the original drawings, collaborated with architects within the L'Academie de France in Rome. With a scale to each illustration. Featuring the original portfolio wraps, with string ties. Condition: Plates are in the original pictorial portfolio paper covered wraps. Externally, light rubbing and wear to extremities. Backstrip has loss and is tender. Damp staining and ink marks to both boards. All rope ties are present. Internally, plates and table are bright and clean throughout, aside from the odd handling mark. Overall: NEAR FINE with a FAIR portfolio..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        IL BERNINI. La sua vita, la sua opera, il suo tempo. Con prefazione di Adolfo Venturi. Opera contenente 270 riproduzioni delle opere del Maestro.:

      Hoepli,, Milano 1900 - (Codice BK0169) In 4º (31,2 cm) VIII-455 pp. Prima e unica edizione, importante e rara, con ricca iconografia: 263 illustrazioni, molte a piena pagina, di cui 33 su tavole fuori testo. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, bel ritratto inciso su rame. Legatura in mezza pelle del tempo, nervetti, titolo e fregi oro. Bel volume in condizioni ottime. Euro 1000 ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        Antique Works of Art from Benin

      Printed Privately - 1900. The design on the binding of this volume is a facsimile of that on a tablet of Kimmeridge Shale found by Lieut.-General Pitt-Rivers in the Romano-British village at Rotherley near Rushmore, 1887. Minor marks to edges. Dispatched within 2 business days. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Diocèses de Toul, de Nancy & de Saint-Dié.

      A. Crépin-Leblond, Imprimeur-Editeur,, Nancy, 1900 - Tome I: des origines à la réunion de Toul à la France; tome II: de la réunion de Toul à la France au démembrement du diocèse; tome III: du démembrement en trois diocèses à la modification des circonscriptions diocésaines, après la guerre franco-allem 3 vol., XLIV-602 pp. + frontispice, 6-660 pp. + carte dépliante, 6-608 pp. grand in-8 (173 x 262 mm), Relié demi-Skivertex simili-cuir, coloris brun, dos lisse, pièce de titre ocre rouge (annotation marginale) (petites déchirures réparées et à réparer). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MYTHOLOGIE DU BOUDDHISME AU TIBET ET EN MONGOLIE BASÉE SUR LA COLLECTION LAMAIQUE DU PRINCE OUKHTOMSKY.

      F.A. Brochkhaus. 1900 AVEC UNE PRÉFACE DU PRINCE OUKHOMSKY. TRADUIT DE L' ALLEMAND PAR I. GOLDSCHMIDT. IN- 4°, M. PERGAMENA EDIT. CON IMPR. IN ORO SUL PIANO ANTERIORE. XXXVIII, 247 PP. CON RITRATTO IN ANTIP. E 169 ILLUSTRAZIONI N.T. ANCHE A PIENA PAGINA. RARISSIMO. YAKUSHI, HIMALAYAN LITERATURE, G- 152-B. Esemplare in perfetto stato di conservazione.

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        The Siege of Kimberley 1899-1900

      Kimberley: The Diamond Fields Advertiser, Limited,, [1900]. Special Illustrated Number of the "Diamond Fields Advertiser," Kimberley. Photographs mainly supplied by Mr. F.H. Hancox, Premier Studio, Kimberley. Folio (428 × 270 mm). Original red half skiver on pebble-grained boards, title gilt ot upper board, somewhat faded, and spine largely missing. Profusely illustrated. Title page and last leaf heavily browned, a couple of leaves torn without loss, a slightly shabby, but complete copy of an uncommon work. First edition. Record of progress of and conditions under the year-long siege, many photographs, and a complete list, of the besieged.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Clio by Anatole France

      Paris: Calmann Levy, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter red morocco, marbled boards with matching endpapers. Teg. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Mucha, Alphonse. 188 pages. 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 cm. Limited edition, one of 100 copies on Japon, from an edition of 150. Twelve color wood engravings, seven are full-page, the balance, chapter heads. Mucha's name is synonymous with the Art Nouveau style. Gordon N. Ray notes [THE ART OF THE FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOK 1700 TO 1914, p.476.], "Meanwhile, he continued to illustrate books, his chief volumes being `Ilsee, princesse de Tripoli' of 1897; `Le Pater', which he regarded as his most important achievement, in 1899; and Anatole France's `Clio' in 1900." With original covers bound-in. Clean, fresh and bright copy, raised bands, spine panel decorated in gilt, front cover rehinged.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Ames on Forgery: Its Detection and Illustration with Numerous Causes Celebres

      Ames-Rollinson Company, New York 1900 - 293 p. 24 cm. Illustrated examples in the text. First edition. Tan cloth hardcover. Spine labels chipped. Boards dark and corners bumped bare. Owner's signature on end paper. Spine loose. The author is the founder and twenty years Editor of The Penman's Art Journal of New York; Author of Ames's Compendium of Practical and Artistic Penmanship, Ames's Alphabets, Ames's Guide to Practical Writing; and thirty years Examiner of Contested Handwriting in Courts of Justice. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Album moderner Juden

      O. O., ca. 1900.. 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 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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        The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments

      London - Cassell and Company 1900 - An uncommon and profusely illustrated copy of this Dore Holy Bible, containing both the Old and New Testaments. Featuringtwenty plates after the original illustrations by Gustave Dore. With nearly nine-hundred illustrations from authentic sources. Dore's first illustrated story was published at the age of fifteen. Dore's illustrations for the English Bible were a great success, and in 1867 Dore had a major exhibition of his work in London. Dore was mainly celebrated for his paintings in his day, whichremain world renowned, but his woodcuts and engravings are where he really excelled as an artist with an individual vision. Condition: In a full crushed morocco binding with gilt detailing. Externally, sound, though with some light rubbing. Straining to both hinges. Internally, firmly bound and wonderfully bright, with only the odd spot scattered throughout and to the textblock edge. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        COMPLETE WORKS OF BULWER-LYTTON [13 Volume Set]

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

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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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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