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        London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1900, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) xiv,498pp. + 32pp. ads. Good to very good. Octavo. Three folding maps (including frontispiece in colour) and illustrations in text (maps and plans). In original decorated brown cloth with occasional foxing to a few pages. Original black endpapers. Text a bit browned as usual. Edges a bit soiled. Spine slightly dull and a bit soiled. Signature of A M Pirie dated 1901 on first blank. Woods A4 (1st English Edition). A personal record of the author's experiences in the first five months of the African war originally published in the 'Morning Post.' 10,000 copies were published for the first edition and another 500 copies were printed a few days later..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        LONDON TO LADYSMITH Via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1900 Folding color frontispiece map, 498pp., (2)pp. advertisement for Churchill's The River War and The Malakand Field Force, 32pp. publisher's ads, 3 other maps (2 folding), and 4 plans. Bound in tan pictorial cloth stamped in black, lettering red and black, pictorial spine gilt and red, black endpapers with small booksellers embossed stamp to upper corner of front fly, neat owner's name and dated 1900 to upper corner of half-title, light scattered foxing to preliminaries, and fore-edges internally clean, foot of spine slightly darkened. A very handsome copy. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

      Longmans, Green, and Co, London, 1900. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. HARDCOVER. 8vo in black red and gilt printed tan cloth, plain black end-papers, xii + 498pp plus 1 unnumbered leaf at rear with advert for the 2nd impression of Churchill's River War, plus 32 numbered pages of publishers' ads on thinner paper, coloured folding map as frontispiece, 1 full page and 2 folding b/w maps, 4 plans (collated complete) . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : VERY GOOD+, an uncommonly nice copy (spine moderately dust darkened, 4 minute nicks to cloth at head of spine, very mild rub to spine ends and cover corner tips, name on half title leaf, ink name on half title leaf, page-block edges tanned and dusty, contents, including the maps and plans are very clean and tight. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Military books type DbbMILITARY in the Keywords search box

      [Bookseller: David Bunnett Books]
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        APRIL BABY'S BOOK OF TUNES

      1900. Good. [RUSSELL, Mary Annette Beauchamp]. THE APRIL BABY'S BOOK OF TUNES, with the story of how they came to be written. By the author of `Elizabeth and Her Secret Garden.' Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. London: MacMillan & Co., 1900. First edition of Greenaway's final book, done when she was ill. Sixteen chromo lithographs, of which six are full page. Musical illustrations in text. [vi] 1-74 [75-76] pp. Oblong octavo, publisher's tan cloth binding, decorated and printed in black and red, all edges tinted. Bookplate (William Heighway) on front pastedown. A fine and fresh copy but for a small amount of light foxing on rear endpapers, in publisher's dust-jacket. The scarce dust-jacket is in good condition overall, but edgeworn and lightly dust-soiled, showing small loss at fold- in corners, and is chipped at heel and crown. Pasted between front endpapers is a fragment of a letter from the author, possibly addressed to Greenaway. It reads, "really very like one of my three children. I quite defer to your more experienced judgement, but if possible would prefer the blue colouring," and is signed, "I am yours very truly M. v. Arnim." Russell's first marriage was to the Count von Arnim-Schlagenthin. (Schuster & Engen 25, Thomson 161).

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        Sport in Somaliland, Being an Account of a Hunting Trip to that Region

      London: Rowland Ward, "The Jungle", 1900. Number 12 of 200 copies, signed by Rowland Ward "Presentation Copy/ No. 12/ With Kind Regards/ Rowland Ward.". Folio. Colour portrait frontispiece; 18 photogravure plates; color text illustrations; folding colour map. Title-page in red and black. [vi], 140 pp. Original gilt stamped illustrated buckram, imitation snakeskin endpapers. Boards somewhat soiled and stained, spine darkened with small start at top of front joint, edges bumped. Very good. Custom half morocco slipcase and chemise. Riling 1505; Czech p. 133; Lockot 17578 . The English naturalist Richard Lydekker's copy, signed by him above the presentation statement on the blank opposite the half-title. "One of the rarest of all African big game hunting books" (Czech)

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        Palestine, The Holy Land, As it Was and as it Is

      Philadelphia. Henry T. Coates & Co. 1900, 1900. FIRST EDITION IN JACKET. Octavo, pp.527 plus maps. Numerous black and white plates with captioned tissue guards. Owner name to flyleaf, discreet titles to jacket and box. A superb copy in the publisher's red cloth, heavily tooled in gilt, finely preserved in the original paper-backed cloth dustwrapper, titled in gilt to spine, housed in the original buckram slip-case. A wonderful survival.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE BIJOU EDITION OF THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (SIX VOLUMES)

      London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Co., (1900). Charming boxed set of Shakespeare's Works. Complete in six volumes, 12 mo., bound in vibrant emerald green suede. Gilt titles on spines, ruled black borders on covers, all edges gilt. Nicely printed and containing black and white photographic illustrations of some of the most important Shakespearian actors of the day. Aside from some mild sunning of the spines, this is an exceptional set with the gilt bright and unrubbed. The box is covered in forest green cloth with gilt title on the lid and with the exception of some very minor wear it is complete and in lovely condition. A superb little set, scarce with the original box in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Green Gate Farm Antiquarian Books]
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        Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck

      New York.: Dodd, Mead & Company.. No date. Ca. 1900.. SET OF 19 LEATHERBOUND VOLUMES, one black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, page count: 241, xxi+353, 427, xx+335, 348, 371, 232, 258, 409, 330, xv+183, 277, 287, vii+179, 205, 208, 209, xxvi+165, 131, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, top edge gilt other two edges un-cut, gilt dentelles, decorative gilt leather covered boards (hardbound). Various pages unopened, name plate on free endpaper of each volume. In near fine condition with fading to spines, 1/8 x 1/4 inch lightly abraded spot on back cover to the upper left side of spine (Vol.13). This is the autograph edition, with author's signature in the first volume of the Essays and the first volume of the Plays. Volumes 1 to 10 are the Essays of Maeterlinck, volumes 11 to 19 are the Plays (as marked on the Spine, although Volume 19 contains the Poems. Vol.1 Treasure of the Humble, Vol. 2. Wisdom and Destiny, Vol.3 The Life of the Bee, Vol.4 Buried Temple, Vol. 5 Double Garden, Vol.6 Measure of the Hour, Vol.7 On Emerson, Vol. 8 Our Eternity, Vol.9 Unknown Guest, Vol. 10 The Wrack of the Storm, Vol.11 Sister Beatrice and Ardiane & Barbe Bleue, Vol.12 Joyzelle and Monna Vanna, Vol.13 Blue Bird, Vol.14 Mary Magdalene, Vol.15 Pelleas & Melisande, Vol.16 Princess Maleine, Vol.17 The Intruder, Vol.18 Aglavaine & Selysette, Vol.19: Poems. .

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        Pompei Peintres Murales

      Naples: G. Brogi, [circa 1900]. Folio. (19 1/8 x 14 7/8 inches). 24 chromolithographed plates, lithographed in colours by Zucchi & De Luca, loose in portfolio as issued. (Scattered minor foxing to the plates, chips to sheet edges of title page). Publisher's boards, lettered pictorial onlay on the upper cover (crudely rebacked, worn). Scarce, with only two copies cited by OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        “The Independence of the Continuum Hypothesis, Part I-II” [and] “Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 50 (1963) and 5 (1964)

      TWO MILESTONE PAPERS ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS. Two volume (in original wraps) first edition of Paul Cohen’s seminal contribution to set theory wherein he established the independence of the axiom of choice and the independence of the continuum hypothesis. Cohen’s efforts rank among the most important achievements in 20th century mathematics. Establishing the truth or falsehood of the continuum was the first in Hilbert’s famous list of mathematical problems, presented in an address in 1900. All attempts to prove or disprove Cantor’s conjecture failed until 1938, when Kurt Gödel showed that it was impossible to disprove the continuum hypothesis. Building upon Godel’s landmark work, Cohen developed the mathematical technique of forcing in order to prove consistency and independence in results. These two papers are the inaugural examples of the new technique of forcing. “If Godel’s construction of L had launched set theory as a distinctive field of mathematics, then Cohen’s forcing began its transformation into a modern, sophisticated one” (Kanamori, “Cohen and Set Theory,” Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, 14, 3, Sept. 2008, 352-374). Cohen’s new method was so helpful that within a decade, forcing grew to play “a crucial role in the transformation of set theory into a modern, sophisticated field of mathematics, one tremendously successful in the investigations of the continuum, transfinite combinatorics, and strong propositions and their consistency strength. In all these directions, forcing became integral to the investigation and became part of their very sense, to the extent that issues about the method became central and postulations in its terms, “forcing axioms”, became pivotal… The extent and breadth of the expansion of set theory henceforth dwarfed all that came before, both in terms of the numbers of people involved and the results established. With clear intimations of a new and concrete way of building models, set theorists rushed in and with forcing were soon establishing a cornucopia of relative consistency results, truths in a wider sense, with some illuminating classical problems of mathematics. CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to (10 x 6.75 inches). Both issues in original wraps, rebacked at the spine with minor wear. Very slight and light toning to the front wrap of Volume 51. Both issues housed in a handsome brown clamshell case gilt-lettered at the spine. The interiors are in near-fine condition.

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        Lagibasse.

      Charpentier 1900 - - Charpentier, Paris _1900, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 5 ex numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Bel envoi de l'auteur à Charles Fasquelle : ".Richepin Jean & aussi Auguste & Jules, & Ernest, & Yousouf, car j'ai tous ces prénoms, nom de nom & même de noms, sans quoi je n'eusse point écrit ce roman qui se prétend magique ; est-il si gique que ça? On verra." Dos comportant de petits manques marginaux comblés et un léger manque en pied, piqûres, trois taches et trois manques angulaires sur le premier plat, trois manques angulaires sur le deuxième plat, agréable état intérieur. . 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 : 782 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        In & around the Grand Canyon; the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona

      Boston, Little, Brown And Company, 1900. 1st Edition. Description: xxiv, 341 p. Front. , illus. , plates (1 fold. ) 23 cm. Subjects: Colorado River. SIGNED by the author and limited to 500 copies (this no. 321) . Additionally SIGNED by the author on the half-title and inscribed to Richard Shepard. Half contemporary tree calf over buckram boards, recased. Title gilt-blocked. An uncommonly good example, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        BOOK OF SHOPS

      1900. 2. (BEDFORD,F.D)illus. BOOK OF SHOPS by E.V. Lucas. London: Grant Richards no date circa 1900. Large oblong 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some soil, two small margin mends, VG+. Probable first edition with ad listing no later titles. This charming Book Of Shops with verses by Lucas has decorations on all text pages and features 24 full page color illustrations (one for each shop) plus 3 additional color illustrations for the half-title, title and contents pages. The pictures are very detailed views of the interiors of various shops or environments of outdoor trades. Includes Bookseller, Baker, Ironmonger, Watch maker, Toy Store, Village Store and more. Extremely scarce.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

      London, Grant Richards Dumpy Book, 1900.. Third edition 1900, The Dumpy Books for Children, No 4, 125 x 80 mm, 5 x 3¼ inches, 27 full page colour illustrations, pages (10), 113, last page states London, Engraved & printed at the Raquet Court Press by Edmund Evans, original publisher's pale green cloth with dark green rules and lettering. Expertly recased with the original endpapers, covers bright and clean, spine very slightly darkened. Contents very nice. A very good plus copy of an early edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Winning of the West

      New York, The Knickerbocker Press: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. The scarce "Alleghany Edition" which Howes considers the best edition containing 5 maps rather than 4 as in all the other editions. In four volumes,352, 425, 339 and 363pp., finely bound in black 3/4 straight grained morocco over marble paper covered boards by Macdonald of New York, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, one raised band gilt, gilt title and gilt rules. A fine, absolutely pristine set with the bookplate of Otto Miller within each volume.. Octavo.

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        Collected Works of George Eliot

      Boston,: Dana Estes, circa, 1900.. Octavo, 24 volumes, with frontispieces and engraved plates throughout; uniformly bound in contemporary gilt decorated polished calf by Blackwell, with marbled endpapers and top edges gilt, a fine set. Handsome edition of the works of Mary Anne Evans (George Eliot), one of the great novelists of the Victorian era.Renowned for her realism and evocative attention to detail, Evans wrote under the pseudonym of George Eliot to avoid the stigma of romantic flippancy associated with other female writers of the era. By all accounts and astute and intelligent woman, Evans associated with intellectuals such as Robert Owen and Herbert Spencer and undertook difficult translations including philosophical works by Feuerbach and Spinoza.Evans lived a controversial life and openly questioned her Christian upbringing while continuing to attend church on a regular basis. More problematically, she began a long-term open relationship with George Lewes, a married philosopher. Although the relationship challenged Victorian social conventions it did little to dampen her popularity (the pseudonym George Eliot had masked Evan's true identity as a female novelist for only a relatively short time). Her novels were widely enjoyed across class and social boundaries, and Queen Victoria herself was an avid reader.This is the illustrated cabinet edition, with fine engraved plates protected by tissue guards with printed captions. It includes fictional works, poetry and a selection of Evans' critical essays. Shortly before her decease in December 1880 Evans married John Cross, a man twenty years younger than herself. This set includes his posthumous memoir of Evans in three volumes, a work criticised by contemporaries as more a hagiography than a true biography of a complicated and controversial woman.The titles in this set of twenty-four volumes are: Felix Holt, The Mill on the Floss, Middlemarch, Adam Bede, Daniel Deronda, Silas Mariner and other stories, Romola, Scenes of Clerical Life, Impressions of Theophrastus Such and Miscellaneous Essays, Poems in two volumes and the abovementioned biography by John Cross.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        FOTOGRAFIA - ÁFRICA. PHOTOGRAPHY – EASTERN AFRICA. CAMINHO DE FERRO DO TRANSVAAL

      - [MOÇAMBIQUE-ÁFRICA DO SUL]. Caminho de ferro Maputo - Swazilândia. Fotografo Lazarus. Lourenço Marques. [Maputo]. Moçambique. Circa 1900-1910. Cartonagem em formato oblongo 28x36 cm. Com 43 fotografias. Formato 15x20 cm. Coladas em frente e verso de um album (muito danificado e faltando lombada em pele) com montagens de cartolina sem legendas. Trabalhos fotográficos de grande qualidade, boa conservação, sem informação contextual excepto o nome nos letreiros das estações de caminho de ferro: MACHAVA, ESTEVEL, BOHANE e a fotografia de uma cerimónia na fronteira (território do Transvaal) entre os dominios de Portuagal e da Inglaterra. Fotografias com o documentário da construçãoda via nova e reparação da via danificada por cheias (provavelmente do Rio Limpopo). [EN] Tranvaal Railway. [Maputo – Swaziland]. Photographer Lazarus. Lourenço Marques. [Maputo]. Moçambique. Circa 1900-1910. Oblong format 28x36 cm. With 43 unambered photos. Binding: contemporary, burgundy color, very worn out, missing calf at spine. Contains photographs (format 15x20 cm), very fine condition, pasted on the front and back of each folio of thick cardstock, without subtitles nor any other contextual information, unless the names at the railway’s stations: MACHAVA, ESTEVEL, BOHANE and a photography of a ceremony at the border territory (in Transvaal) between Portugal and England dominium. The photos are documentary of the railway under work and fixing damages on the railway caused by floods (probably the Limpopo River). Location/localizacao: 1

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        Veduta alpina con neve.

      Subject: (Montagna - Fotografia). Foto alla gelatina d'argento, 1900 circa, di cm. 16 x 23 su cartoncino. Punzone di V.S. all'angolo basso a dx.

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        The Works of H. Rider Haggard. Including: King Solomon's Mines, Alan Quatermain, She, etc

      New York: McKinlay Stone and MacKenzie, n.d. (c.1900)., 1900. 20 volumes, 8vo. Illustrated frontispieces. Publisher's original dark brown cloth with gilt titles to spines, gilt and black decoration to uppers. Generally tight and bright; a couple of spines with stains and rubbed gilt. A handsome set. Whatmore; A Bibliography of Henry Rider Haggard. [F56] Bleiler.

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        Fish and Game of the State of New York. Seventh Report. Forest, Fish and Game Commission

      New York.. Ca. 1900.. 100 chromolithographic plates, 12 x 9 1/2 inches, loose in gilt lettered green cloth-covered box. Box worn with tears to upper left corner and some soiling; one corner of the box and plates lightly bumped. Overall the plates are in very good condition, with the following faults: Alewife and Male Brook Trout: background tone of print ends 3/4 inch from top edge Menhaden: background tone of print ends 1/4 inch from top edge Yellow or Barred Perch: crease to upper right edge White Perch: tiny tear at left edge Common Eel: light foxing (affecting image) Banded Pickerel: tear at right edge to 1/2 inch outside image area Female Brook Trout: fingerprint at centre of right edge American Lobster: light crease at right Tahoe Trout: tiny chip and thin line of soiling at left edge Wapiti: two pieces of tape at lower edge Moose: crease 1 inch from lower edge and at bottom of left edge Adirondack Deer: soiling in right margin and light crease and tiny edge tears at right King rail: spot at centre right edge Ring-necked pheasant: tiny edge tear Red-tailed hawk: soiling 1/2 inch band at top edge Kingbird: crease 1/4 inch from lower edge, 2 short edge tears Mallard: edge tear at left; light soiling in right image Mongolian pheasant: 1 inch crease to paper at lower right. This is the plate portfolio of chromolithographs published at the time of the Seventh Report containing in frameable format the chromolithographic plates from Reports to that date. Attractive illustrations of fish (57), birds and other wildlife by Sherman Foote Denton, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, J.L. Ridgway and Oliver Kemp. .

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        Die Traumdeutung

      Leipzig & Vienna: Franz Deuticke,, 1900. Octavo (229 × 145 mm). Near-contemporary dark red hard-grain half roan, dark red morocco label, marbled sides and endpapers. Brown calf-backed folding case. Extremities rubbed, rear joint cracked at foot, title page a little soiled in places and reinforced in gutter, small hole to title towards foot not affecting printed area; overall, a good copy. First edition of Freud's greatest single work, The Interpretation of Dreams, one of only 600 copies. "Die Traumdeutung contains Freud's general theory of the psyche, which he had developed during the past decade. Using his refined understanding of the operation of the unconscious, Freud interpreted dreams on the basis of wish-fulfilment theory and discussed displacement (the appearance in conscious thought of symbols for repressed desires), regression, Oedipal impulses, and the erotic nature of dreams. Although this was his first major work on normal psychology, Freud gave an unprecedented precision and force to the idea of the essential similarities of normal and abnormal behaviour, opening up the door to the irrational that had been closed to Western psychology since the time of Locke" (Norman). "It contains all the basic components of psychoanalytic theory and practice" (PMM). The book was published on 4 November 1899 (though post-dated by the publisher) but sold so slowly that the second edition did not appear until nine years later

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        SPECIMEN BOOK OF THE UNIVERSITY PRESS JOHN WILSON AND SON (INCORPORATED) CONTAINING SAMPLE PAGES FROM CERTAIN CHARACTERISTIC BOOKS MANUFACTURED BY THEM AND ALSO SAMPLES OF THE VARIOUS STOCK, BOOK, AND JOB FACES, FOREIGN AND MUSIC TYPE, HEAD AND TAIL PIECES INITIAL LETTERS, ETC

      Cambridge: The University Press. (1900). oblong 4to., cloth, title and logo gilt-stamped on front board, title gilt-stamped on spine. xii, 228, (2) pages.. Type specimens offered by the press. Frontispiece, photograph of the press's plant. Includes a historical sketch, dating its beginnings to 1639, when Joseph Glover of London engaged the services of printer Stephen Day. Although Glover died enroute to Massachusetts, Rev. Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard, provided oversight of the press's operations. In 1879, John Wilson and Charles Wentworth became proprietors, adding to it the firm John Wilson & Son. Facsimile title page of a 1640 Psalm book included, along with black and white illustrations of a 1661 New Testament and the first press in America included. Index. Some examples of the work of Will Bradley. Boards soiled and scuffed at edges. Recased with original spine laid down on newer cloth. New endpapers. Old library stamp in corner of a few pages. Very scarce book.

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        Punch Library of Humour 25 Volume Set

      The Educational Book Company. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. N.D.. Hardcover. Hardcover. Complete 25 volume set. Volumes are in Very Good Plus to FINE condition. Gold gilt top edge. Red cloth bindings. The Educational Book Company publishers. Circa turn of the century 1900. Illustrated. Life in London - Country Life - In the Highlands - Scottish Humour - Irish Humour - In Society - After Dinner Stories - In Bohemia - At the Play - Mr. Punch at Home - On the Continong - Railway Book - At the Seaside - Mr. Punch Afloat - In the Hunting Field - Mr. Punch on Tour - With Rod and Gun - Mr. Punch Awheel - Book of Sports - Golf Stories - In the Wig and Gown - On the Warpath - Book of Love - With the Children. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        FABIANISM AND THE EMPIRE. A Manifesto by the Fabian Society. 2 copies

      Archibald Constable and Co, Ltd. & A. C. Fifield. London.,1900. FIRST & FABIAN, 1st HARDBACK EDITION. 8vo. First edition. 1900. A very good copy in original blue paper wraps, lettered in dark blue to spine and both panels. With; the scarce hardback Fabian edition. 1900. The Fabian Society authorised the binding up of 189 copies in quarter green buckram, brown paper boards, lettered in black. Top gilt. Both volumes are in very good condition throughout and are each housed in a green cloth covered chemise. The pair in a quarter green morocco slip case with raised bands and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. The slip case is rubbed and faded to the spine but generally very good. Laurence A 41 (Note).:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Randolph Caldecott's Picture Books. Set of 16 Volumes

      London: Frederick Warne & Co. G+: in Good plus condition without dust jacket as issued. Some chipping to cover spines but binding intact. A little browning and marking within. [1900]. Reprint. Yellow illustrated card cover. 230mm x 200mm (9" x 8"). [400pp.]. Published 1910-1917. Set comprises: The Diverting History of John Gilpin. The House that Jack Built. The Babes in the Wood. An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. The Three Jovial Huntsmen. Sing a Song for Sixpence. The Queen of Hearts. The Farmer's Boy. The Milkmaid. Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting. A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go. The Fox Jumps Over the Parson's Gate. Come Lasses and Lads. Ride A-Cock Horse to Banbury Cross & A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Grey Mare. An Elegy on the Glory of Her Sex, Mrs. Mary Blaze. The Great Panjandrum Himself. Eight portrait and eight landscape copies. All Printed by Edmund Evans. .

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        The Times History of the War in South Africa, 1899-1902. (6 of 7 Volumes ONLY) (Missing Volume 5)

      London, S. Low, Marston and Co, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. (6 of 7 Volumes ONLY) (Missing Volume 5) Bound in contemporary red cloth. Gilt lettering and design on spine. xxiv + 392, xviii + 467, xviii + 597, xviii + 597, xxviii + 614, xv + (i) + 622, (viii) + 209; illustrated with plates, plans, maps and pocket maps, all of which present Few plates working loose. Good bindings and good covers to each volume. Minimal shelfwear. Sunning to spine of Vol. III and Vol. VII. Contemporary name and address on FEP of each volume except Vol. VII. Clean, unmarked pages. Folding out in clean, unmarked condition. A few have a small tear along the crease. Please feel free to view our photographs.

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        The North American Indians of Today

      London, C. Arthur Pearson, Limited, , 1900. Quarto (303 × 203 mm) original oatmeal buckram, title in black to the spine, image of an Indian warrior to the upper board in red, black and yellow. Half-tone portrait frontispiece and 54 other similar plates from photographs by F. A. Rinehart. Slightly rubbed and soiled, some damp-mottling to the lower board, hinges cracking as often, text-block a little browned, but overall a very good copy. First UK edition, somewhat scarcer than the American. Grinnell originally trained in natural history, serving as naturalist on Custer's 1874 Black Hills expedition as a graduate student, but dodging the bullet - having been invited - on the Little Big Horn expedition. His experiences with the Plains Tribes changed the focus of his work, and his anthropological studies of the indigenous peoples of America were recognized as the most authoritative of their time. His understanding of the interdependence of the Native American peoples and the animals of their homelands led him to become a pioneering advocate of various conservation and environmental initiatives. He personally lobbied for congressional support for legislation to protect the American buffalo; was editor of Forest and Stream Magazine from 1876 to 1911, and in 1887 was a founding member, with Theodore Roosevelt, of the Boone and Crockett Club, dedicated to the restoration of America's wildlands. The superb photographic portraits "of living Indians" - including Geronimo - were taken by Rinehart at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition at Omaha in 1898.

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        The Indians of To-Day. Illustrated with full-page portraits of living Indians

      Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1900. first edition; small folio, 185 pp., 55 plates photographed by F. A. Rinehart; original illustrated cloth (hardcover), t.e.g., book plate to the front paste down, small embossment stamp to the title page, else very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Randolph Caldecott's Picture Books. Set of 16 Volumes

      London Frederick Warne & Co [1900]. G+: in Good plus condition without dust jacket as issued. Some chipping to cover spines but binding intact. A little browning and marking within Reprint Yellow illustrated card cover 230mm x 200mm (9" x 8"). [400pp.]. Published 1910-1917. Set comprises: The Diverting History of John Gilpin. The House that Jack Built. The Babes in the Wood. An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. The Three Jovial Huntsmen. Sing a Song for Sixpence. The Queen of Hearts. The Farmer's Boy. The Milkmaid. Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting. A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go. The Fox Jumps Over the Parson's Gate. Come Lasses and Lads. Ride A-Cock Horse to Banbury Cross & A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Grey Mare. An Elegy on the Glory of Her Sex, Mrs. Mary Blaze. The Great Panjandrum Himself. Eight portrait and eight landscape copies. All Printed by Edmund Evans.

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        The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, June 1900, Vol. LX, No. 2 - Includes "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy - With Special Reference to the Harnessing of the Sun's Energy", by Nikola Tesla

      New York: The Century Co.. Soft Cover. Pages 158-320 + 88 pages of advertisements. Pages 175 through 211 present Tesla's famous article "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" which includes ten excellent black and white photos documenting just some of his incredible experiments and demonstrations. According to the table of contents these photos are published here for the first time. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Short openings and small chips to periphery. Binding intact. A sound copy of this superb Tesla collectible. . Good. 1900. First Edition.

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        Nurserymen's Sample Book

      Rochester, N.Y., Rochester Litho. Co., D.M. Dewey, Vredenburg &c & Co., M. Brunswick & Co., Stecher Lith Co., [ca 1900-1910]. Oblong 8vo., (5 4/8 x 8 4/8 inches). 86 fine chromolithographed plates and 29 half-tones with additional colour, of varieties of fruit including apples, pears, peaches, plums, grapes, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, rhubarb, asparagus, strawberries, and even dewberries, trees, shrubs and flowering plants. Contemporary black cloth. Provenance: with the ink stamp of W.T. Mitchell and Son, Nurserymen of Beverly in Ohio on the endpapers, and their ink stamps with pricing information on some plates throughout. A fine album of extraordinarily colourful plates of plants of all varieties available from the Mitchells of Ohio, printed by a variety of printers local to Rochester in New York. Each plate is accompanied by a short caption describing the plant: this of the Wragg cherry "Origin somewhat uncertain: supposed to be Russian. Tree very hardy, enduring extreme cold, and succeeding generally. Quality fine." "As Rochester's gardening flourished a local bookseller with an interest in the subject, D.M. Dewey, began to collect and publish coloured plates of fruit, flowers, shrubs, and fruit-bearing or purely ornamental trees. Selections of these plates sold by Dewey and others from the 1850s to the last decade of the century were usually bound into pocket-sized books about ten by six inches with stout leather covers, often stamped with the name of the nursery or the salesman offering the plants portrayed within. Dewey also recognised the wider appeal of the coloured plates described by Charles van Ravenswaay as 'an innovation in American popular art' ("A Nineteenth-Century Garden", 1977, page 20...). Their polychromic attractions were extended to a larger audience in small selections from a larger-sized series presented in decorative bindings, ... the earliest plates were simple watercolours, but later, as the demand grew, the technique of theorem paintings coloured with the help of stencils was used to multiply the number of copies as quickly and as cheaply as possible. Later still engraved or lithographed outlines were coloured by hand, and finally chromolithographs printed in colour began to replace more laborious procedures, though some of these were finished by hand too. Most of these processes involved the labour of teams of artists and colourists, one or two of whom went on to establish themselves as rivals to Dewey, though none achieved the same success" (Oak Spring Pomona 64). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department.

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        Zoologisk Have.

      Verdens bedste Rovdyrgruppe. Store Koncerter. Dir: Olf: Jespersen. Gratis Sporvogn. ( Naar Billet købes i en Kiosk). Litograferet plakat i farver trykt af Soph. Kruchow Lith. ca. 1900. 86x60 cm.. Med svage foldemærker og let misfarvning. Smukt restaureret og dubleret på syrefrit papir af Per Laursen

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        The Winning of the West (Daniel Boone Edition) with a Leaf of the Manuscript entirely in the Hand of Roosevelt inserted) Limited to 200 Copies

      New York, 1900. Four volumes, Volume I: xxvii, [3], 352; Volume II: vii, [3], 427; Volume III: ix, [3] 339; Volume IV: [3], 363p. plus five folding maps and 103 plates. Howes R433. All volumes beautifuly bound in full green crushed moroccoby Putnam's, corner flourishes of a floral motif gilt , three raised bands with spine lettered and stamped in gilt, front and rear morocco doublures inset in red suede which is used for free end sheets as well. Very light rubbing to spine but no exterior damage. Pristine interior. Only 200 copies of the Daniel Boone edition were issued and this copy contains the original leaf that opens the entire set which Theodore Roosevelt has written in ink on both sides with numerous connections .. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Stereopticon Slides of Yellowstone National Park [Set of 100 Original Slides in Box Along with "Haynes Guide - Yellowstone Park: A Practical Handbook Containing Accurate and Concise Descriptions of the Entire Park Region, Maps, Distances, Altitudes Geyser Time Tables and All Necessary Information, Profusely Illustrated" by Guptill, A.B (1906)]

      ST Paul, Minn.: Haynes Photo Studio [circa 1900]. () Very good. Set of 100 hand-coloured lantern slides. No broken images. Each slide is numbered and captioned with the image clear and brightly coloured. In original wooden slide box with some light staining and wear. Black cloth lining in top of a box with a 'Notice to the Operator' affixed discussing proper slide use. Box closes with a metal clasp and ring (both slightly rusty) a worn sticker beneath the clasp provides instructions regarding the case and ring. Also included is the "Haynes Guide - Yellowstone Park - Illustrated" a small 12mo in orange wrappers (showing some soiling with wear and small tears to end of spine). 143 pages with folding map at end as well as many B / W illustrations and diagrams. A beautiful set of slides supplemented wonderfully by the book containing the photographer's images and pertaining to the same subject matter. F. Jay Haynes (1853-1921) was official photographer for the Northern Pacific Railroad and for Yellowstone National Park. His association with the park began in 1872 when he began a lease on a small photographic studio within the park. His photographs were widely published in articles, journals, books and turned into stereographs and postcards in the late 19th and early 20th century. Haynes' photo studio in the was recently re-opened for a brief period by the Yellowstone Park Foundation..

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        The Puzzle Picture Book [movable]

      London / New York: Ernest Nister / E. P. Dutton. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hilda K. Robinson. [1900] Contains 6 chromolithograph dissolving scenes [also called slats / transformations]. Each movable consists of four small pictures with text that poses a question relating to the picture and when the tab is pulled at the page bottom another four pictures are revealed showing the answer to the question. I believe that this was also published in German with the title: Ueberraschungen Aller Art. 25x20 cm. 16pp. Blue and white floral pattern end papers. Olive green cloth backstrip. Nister number: 615. Hunt - p.339. Not in Montanaro. Corners, top/bottom of backstrip rubbed. Boards clean and bright with slight marking to lower board. Page edges are a bit fragile, due to type of paper. There is some old, but clean, reinforcement to some of the inner page edges. One hole for tab has been neatly reinforced. All movables work fine and are complete. This is extremely scarce and a very good copy. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

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        ABC in Dixie; A Plantation Alphabet

      London/New York: Ernest Nister/E.P. Dutton Original colour illustrated paper boards backed in green cloth. Complete. Hinges cracked. Dedication page gutter torn half its length. Each letter of the alphabet names a character in rhyme on verso, while the character is drawn full-page in colour on recto. Most characters are lightly outlined in faint pencil, as are some of the rhymes. Colours are brilliant. Grammar is Southern US dialect, with one N_ _ word. Lower right corner tip of Moses's portrait page is missing, not affecting the drawing. Some uncoloured portions of Auntie, Chawlie, Ephr'am and Kitty have been solidly "coloured" in light pencil. Several of the pages are torn at the foot of the gutter. Overall, this is a striking, colourful exposure to the popular understanding of Black American life on plantations in the South, intended for children. 28 leaves plus endpapers. Rear endpaper torn 4 inches. Back cover (only) shows waterstain. Correctable, and highly collectible ! No date, but circa 1900. Printed in Bavaria. NOTE: Since this item is on consignment, our usual discount does not apply.

      [Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller]
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        The Loughsiders

      Lincoln Macveagh, The Dial Press No date (1900) - Green cloth w/gilt lettering and vignette. Mild edgewear. Gift inscription front endpaper dates 1926. Spine weak at title page. Text is clean and nice, no marks, evenly toned. DJ is heavily chipped head and heel of spine, wear all edges, but looks lovely in mylar cover. DJ touts this book as "The Harrap $1200 Prize Novel. A Story of Northern Ireland before the Revolution.Rich in humor and humanity, it was one of the six novels chosen, out of thousands of Mss., by Harrap, the English publisher, and has now won the additional prize of £250 as the best seller of the six" Additional photos available on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C. 1900 - 1915 Collection of 175 Postcards All Sent to George Mandl, a Baker, at Various Hotels and Locations in Europe and America

      Various Places Listed: Various, 1900. The collection mostly of cards sent 1902-1908, with a few each from the surrounding years - about ½ dozen from late 19th century; with real-photo and printed examples; undivided backs and divided, a variety of European publishers and photographers, artists; most with postal markings and with varying amounts of text and mostly in the Austrian-German language; a tremendous selection of cards - topographical, comic, portrait, architectural, scenic views; sent by family, women and male friends; the collection hangs together in following this man's rapid progress of travel, intimately associated with his places of occupation, which are often named as part of the mailing address on the cards; in his Paris addresses, he is referred to as Viennois Boulanger - a Viennese baker - and in America, usually just noted as 'Baker'; Mr. Mandl appears to have traveled from Vienna, Austria to Paris; from there to Philadelphia, Cincinnati, New York and finally Minneapolis; there are at least 8 different Paris addresses mentioned, Restaurant Stein, Maison Straub, Rue Des Osteaux Hotel, more; the Averne Hotel in Long Island, NY; several Philadelphia addresses, some of which may have been workplace-related; the Havlin Hotel in Cincinnati; the Stanford in West End New Jersey; the Radisson in Minneapolis, Minnesota; the places his friends wrote from mostly consist of Austrian, German, Danish and other European locations; highlights include double-card panoramic views of 'Gruss aus Zwittau' (2 different) now Svitavy in the Czech Republic and a triple-card panorama of the town of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina (split at folds); a 1900 real-photo of Rettenegg in Austria; a nice action-filled undivided-back 1902 rppc of an early automobile on a country lane, going at full tilt with driver and woman companion & another passenger at front, phot. By Alois Beer Klagenfurt, Verlag Caspar &. Poltnig Villach, with cancel from that area and red 'Heller' stamp & one other cancel; a postally-used, undivided-back rppc delicately hand-colored card with the round Paris Des Champs Elysees (19)03 postal cancellation and brown 10 centimes Chiffre Taxe stamp and 3 unidentified triangular cancellation marks, depicting 5 scantily-clad bathing beauties standing on a 'diving platform' with a faux ocean backdrop, holding each other by the waist and getting ready to 'dive in' - they are wearing high-heeled shoes (of the time) and black stockings with big pink bows, yellow & black striped bathing suits; no publisher or printer noted, with the number 236 at bottom right of the image; many other cards with interesting cancels and postal markings; many of the cards are from countries in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, soon to be dissolved as a result of the first World War, with the concurrent changing of borders and name-locales; CONDITION: these cards were not kept in an album and thence there is wear, some darkening to backs; little corner abrasions and creases; overall, the group is in about good condition, having been placed in individual pc sleeves by us, protecting from further damage; tracing the journey of this man's baking career - and also the great perseverance over the years of his many friends staying touch with him. . First Edition. Not Bound. Good.

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        Baldwin Locomotive Works; Illustrated Catalogue of Narrow-Gauge Locomotives; Adapted Especially to Gauges of 3 Feet, 6 Inches of One Metre

      Philadelphia: Burnham, Williams & Co.. 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, 1900. Cloth hardbound with gilt titles, clean and unmarked text, heavily illustrated, 452 pp. Near fine copy, with slight soil/discoloration to cloth. With five relevant items laid in (four four- page circulars from Baldwin Locomotive Works and one folding ad. from Goodwin Car Co.). Digital images available on request.

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        Tiny Tim, Dot and the Fairy Cricket; from the Christmas Stories of Charles Dickens (Christmas Carol)

      Redfield Pub, c.1900. Hardback with embossed boards.. Very good condition lightly soiled with light wear to extremities, some bubbling to cloth on rear board. Small number label on spine./No dust jacket, as issued. . Previous owner's Stamp.& Moderate foxing throughout. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, TO SAMUEL G. BLYTHE

      London. 12 February 1900.. Two pages, in ink, on two panels of folded quarto sheet of letterhead (30, Wellington Court, Albert Gate). Folded for mailing, else near fine. To Samuel G. Blythe (1868-1947), then editor of the BUFFALO ENQUIRER: "Objections? Indeed no. On the contrary I shall be glad. I shall now lay for the young man who called the other day, & who seemed to know a great many things -- & to lack delicacy in some little degree: for, while smoking my bad cigars & warming himself at my good fire he suddenly up & said, without any humane & softening preparations for the remark, that my Christian Science article had cost the Cosmopolitan 10,000 subscribers. He made me feel pretty bad, but I will transfer that sensation to him, now, when I catch him. And I will be sarcastic, & tell him Mr. Walker wants to lose another 10,000 & knows by harsh experience how to go about it. With my kindest regards to Mr. Walker, & best wishes to you & him & the magazine ...." Signed: "Sincerely Yours S.L. Clemens." Clemens refers to his article in the October 1899 issue of COSMOPOLITAN, "Christian Science and the Book of Mrs. Eddy," and to either J.B. Walker (owner) or E.D. Walker (editor) of the periodical at the time, and may have been writing Blythe in response to a request for reprint permissions for Clemens' then controversial article.

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        THE IROQUOIS EDITION OF THE WRITINGS OF J. FENIMORE COOPER [33 VOLS. CT] [2bx]

      N Y, N Y: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1900. Hardcover. AMERICANA; Leatherstocking Tales; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; THE IROQUOIS EDITION OF THE WRITINGS OF J. FENIMORE COOPER [33 VOLS. CT] Circa 1900. Red cloth, paper spine labels, top edges gilt. Very good, some light soiling and wear, one spine label with small stains. Numerous plates. #289 of 1000, both hand numbered and punched. Title pages printed in red and black, frontis' with tissue protectors. Considered to be the best edition of his works. Leatherstocking tales. Frontis' are tissue protected. Firm, clean and tight. 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.625, about 95 pounds of books occupying about 55" of shelf space. A handsome edition. Over 15,000 pages. .

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        The Leather - Stocking Tales. Comprising: The Last of the Mohicans, The Pioneers, The Deerslayer, The Pathfinder, and The Prairie. With Illustrations by H.M. Brock and an Introduction by Mowbray Morris

      London: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1900-1902,, 1900. 5 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary red half calf with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines, pink cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Abundantly illustrated with line drawing black and white full page plates. Spines evenly sunfaded with some marking; fingermarks to a couple of boards; foxing to end papers only. The volumes are sound, internally clean. A superb set containing 4 titles in First Edition Thus.

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        Cançoner De Les Obretes En Nostra Lengua Materna Mes Divulgades Durant Los Segles XIV - XV e XVI. Recullit e Ordenat Per. Testament Den Bernat Serradell De Vich. Any 1419. Cobles. Andreu Martí Pineda, Escrits. Cobles Den Pelegrí. Cobles De La Mort.

      Alvar Verdaguer, Barcelona 1900 - .Cobles de Antoni Roca y de Sebastià Corts. Cobles de la Passió. Els Set Dolors de la Gloriosa Mare de Deu. Cobles a Federich de Portugal. LLaors a la Pietat. Rahonament de la Verge Maria a son Fill. Cobles a la Divisió del Regne de Mallorca per Anselm Turmeda. Cançoneret a la Mare de Deu del Lluch de Mallorca. LLibre de Bons Amonestements per Anselm Turmeda. Dança de la Mort.Cançoneret de Nadal. = Gótico a dos tintas. Muy ilustrado con orlas y grabados. =Preciosa obra , muy valorada por su impecable imprenta. =Solamente se imprimieron 30 ejemplares en papel antiguo, el nuestro uno de ellos. ( La edición total sólo consta de 131 ejemplares) =Preliminares 8h. y un total de 197 hojas, todas ilustradas, sin numerar. =Muy buen ejemplar con elegante encuadernación en piel, lomera con nervios, cantos fileteados en oro, y corte superior dorado.Guardas enmarcadas en piel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        When he gave him notice of his intentions to leave"

      1900. The Holly Tree. Dickens. p. 191. Original pen and ink illustration on card (301 × 246 mm), mounted. Faint marks to edges. In excellent condition. The original illustration, signed by the artist, for the scene depicting Cobbs giving notice to his master, so that he may go "to seek my fortun'.

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        Novels of Alexandre Dumas

      New York - H. M. Caldwell 1900 - A beautifully bound, scarce collection of the novels of Alexandre Dumas. Containing: The Vicomte de Bragelonne, or Ten Years Later (in three volumes)Twenty Year AfterThe Three MuskateersThe Count of Monte Cristo (in two volumes)The Forty-Five The Chevalier d'HarmentalThe Regent's Daughter and The Black TulipMarguerite de ValoisLa Dame de MonsoreauIllustrated throughout with seventy-six engraved plates. Dumas depended on numerous assistants and collaborators, of whom Auguste Maquet was the best known. It was not until the late twentieth century that his role was fully understood. Maquet is known to have outlined the plot of The Count of Monte Cristo, and made substantial contributions to The Three Musketeers and its sequels, as well as to several of Dumas' other novels. Their method of working together was for Maquet to propose plots and write drafts. Dumas added the details, dialogues, and the final chapters. Maquet took Dumas to court to try to get authorial recognition and a higher rate of payment for his work. He was successful in getting more money, but not a bylinePages ofseven volumes are unopened (as issued), with paper wraps of another two volumes included. Condition: In half-calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, smart, with just some sunning to the spines and light rubbing to a few volumes. One joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Pagesare bright and clean with just a couple of spots. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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