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        SPORTING GARLAND

      1900. 1. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. A SPORTING GARLAND. Lond: Sands ca 1900. Oblong folio (15x10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, covers lightly rubbed and tips worn else fine. The text for children is in verse in large type and deals with outdoor sports. Divided into 3 sections, each has a pictorial half-title, frontis and many fabulous, bold full page color illustrations by Aldin. Each page of text also has a color illustration. Printed on heavy coated paper, this is a stunning book showing Aldin at his best.

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        MATCHBOX LABELS, Collection of.

      Cloth album, 8vo (16x23 cm) with 533 mounted matchbox labels from all over the world c. 1900 to 1950.. Interesting collection of matchbox labels, showing the enormous diversity on this particular field from country to country. Sweden appears not surprisingly as the great power of matches. The collection consists of several Danish, including illegally distributed labels from the German occupation 1940-1945. Among other countries represented in this phillumeny gallery are Belgium, The Netherlands, Finland, Estonia and Latvia (pre-WW2), Poland, Germany, Russia, Australia and the US. Fr

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      102 sider. 4to, 18,5x14,5cm. Innbundet i et 1900-talls bind med pergament i ryggen Danmark Omkring 1650 Samling med håndskrevne lover og forordninger, juridiske opplysninger og andre notater skrevet på 1600-tallet i det som synes å være skrevet av et par-tre forskjellige hender til ulike tider. De seks siste sidene virker å være et register. En meget spennende håndskriftsamling fra Christian den fjerdes tid med dateringer i hvert fall fra 1627 til 1634. Pga. skrifttypen og den tette skriften er det et møysommelig arbeid å tyde innholdet. Norge ser ut til å nevnes enkelte steder

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        Calcul des Probabilités. Tome I [all published].Théorie de la Spéculation. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1912.

      Very rare first edition of Bachelier's first book, in which he elaborated and further developed the ideas from his celebrated thesis <i>Théorie de la Spéculation</i> (1900). Bachelier considered this book as the first to surpass Laplace's great treatise <i>Théorie Analytique des Probabilités</i> (1812).<br/><br/> Louis Bachelier (1870-1946) is nowadays generally credited with being the first person to model the stochastic process now called Brownian motion, which was part of his PhD thesis. His thesis, which discussed the use of Brownian motion to evaluate stock options, is historically the first paper to use advanced mathematics in the study of finance.<br/><br/> "Five years before Einstein's famous 1905 paper on Brownian Motion, in which Einstein derived the equation (the partial differential heat/diffusion equation of Fourier) governing Brownian motion and made an estimate for the size of molecules, Bachelier had worked out, for his Thesis, the distribution function for what is now known as the Wiener stochastic process (the stochastic process that underlies Brownian Motion) linking it mathematically with the diffusion equation. The probabilist William Feller had originally called it the Bachelier-Wiener Process. It appears that Einstein in 1905 was ignorant of the work of Bachelier. <br/><br/> "Seventy three years before Black and Scholes wrote their famous paper in 1973, Bachelier had derived the price of an option where the share price movement is modelled by a Wiener process and derived the price of what is now called a barrier option (namely the option which depends on whether the share price crosses a barrier)." (MacTutor History of Mathematics). <br/><br/> "However, not only was his thesis remarkable, but his later researches were even more so ... Bachelier introduced an interesting theory of 'invers probability' and of 'probability causes,' that is of statistical estimation, which he pursued in a treatise on the calculus of probabilities published in 1912 [the offered volume], which is as clear as it is remarkable." (Statisticians of the Centuries).. Large 4to (272 x 220 mm), contemporary half cloth with the original printed wrappers and spine strip pasted to the boards back, pp [viii] 516 [2:index] and three sheets of loose tables laid in (as issued?). A very fine copy of this rarity

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        A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz. With an Appendix of Leading Passages.

      Cambridge, 1900. Lex 8vo. Uncut in the original full cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Unusually fine, clean, and fresh copy. Pencil annotation to front free end-paper stating "1st state binding/ with double blind rule/ 23 cm tall // second state has single blind rule/ 22,5 cm tall". (2), XVI, (2), 311, (1) pp.. First edition of Russel's important first purely philosophical work, a seminal contribution to Leibniz-scholarship, the work that is responsible for the universal comprehension of Leibniz as being the first logicist, and the work in which Russell himself anticipates his own logicism. "In this landmark book Russell argues that many important and (until then) largely ignored portions of Leibniz's philosophy are not only coherent and logical, but also quite profound. Moreover, Russell argues that Leibniz's philosophy "follows almost entirely from a small number of premises", chief among which is the claim that every true proposition consists of (and must, in principle, be analyzable into) a "subject" and "predicate"... " (Nicholas Griffin, in: The Cambridge Companion to Bertrand Russell, p. 173). The work is one of Russell's earliest and the one for which he is most universally admired. He not only provides a completely new and original interpretation of Leibniz's philosophy (later confirmed by the discovery of Leibniz' manuscripts), he also here, through Leibniz, foreshadows his own logicism, the commitment to which he otherwise only explicitly states the year after (in his essay "Recent Work on the Principles of Mathematics", 1901), and more famously in his other landmark work "principles of Mathematics" from 1903. "Bertrand Arthur William Russell (b.1872 - d.1970) was a British philosopher, logician, essayist, and social critic, best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. His most influential contributions include his defense of logicism (the view that mathematics is in some important sense reducible to logic), and his theories of definite descriptions and logical atomism. Along with G.E. Moore, Russell is generally recognized as one of the founders of analytic philosophy. Along with Kurt Gödel, he is also regularly credited with being one of the two most important logicians of the twentieth century." (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)."He fought, unsuccessfully, against wars, and wrote books on that subject. Some of his technical philosophy came about in the same kind of way: he was asked at the last minute to give a course of lectures on Leibniz, and with only this accident for excuse he wrote an enduring classic, "A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz" (1900). (Ronald Jager, "The Development of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy", p. 26)

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        Album di viste fotografiche di edifici costrutti in buenos aires (rep. argentina) dal sig. bisighini francesco. s.l., s.a. (1900 ca.).

      Album di cm. 35 x 24, con 32 fotografie a piena pagina applicate su cartoncino. Bella legatura coeva in pelle con titoli, decorazioni e ricchi fregi in oro al piatto. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Bella raccolta fotografica che illustra parecchi edifici fatti erigere dall'Impresario edile Francesco Bisighini, attivo a Buenos Aires ed originario di Carbonara Po. Appaiono tra l'altro 6 interessanti fotografie di esterni ed interni della villa che quest'ultimo abitò nella capitale argentina. Bisighini rappresenta l'immagine dell'immigrato che in pochi anni riesce a costruirsi una grande (e per certi versi misteriosa) fortuna. Rientrato in Italia, nel suo paese natale, passò la seconda parte della vita a costruire la celebre villa che porta il suo nome, come sorta di monumento alla memoria. Ancor oggi visitata ed adibita a luogo di incontri e fastosi banchetti, villa Bisighini rappresenta la maggiore attrattiva di Carbonara Po. Nel 1999, presso l'associazione Dante Alighieri di Buenos Aires, si è tenuta l'esposizione dal titolo: ""Il Cavalier Francesco Bisighini. Un Costruttore Italiano in Buenos Aires"" e la associazione Mantovani nel Mondo ha spesso provveduto a ricordare e celebrare la figura di uno dei suoi rappresentanti più famosi. Le belle immagini fotografiche ci offrono inoltre un'interessante panoramica della Buenos Aires inizio '900.

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        The Holy Bible (Old and New Testament)

      Illustrated Bible Society London Illustrated Bible Society 1900vg Folio (54x40cm). 3 vols. Deluxe publisher's trade binding, full leather with gold tooled decoration designed by Walter Crane. Top edge gilt and gauffred with floral design. Illustrated throughout with 100 full-page prints by Edward Burne Jones, Alma Tedema, Tissot, Edward Abbey, Gerome, Morelli, Uhde, Constant and others, all members of the Royal Academy. Illustrated chapter headings, ornamental initials, gold endpapers and tissue designs with biblical references also by Walter Crane. Blank family register. Borders of prints foxed throughout, not affecting images. Sporadic foxing to borders of text pages. Some rubbing to crown and heel of spines. Very light white spotting to leather back covers. Vol 3 two small scuffs to front cover, expertly restored. Overall, fine condition. A spectacular set in a fine binding. An important legacy of the English pre-Raphaelite artists.

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        MORTE D'ARTHUR:Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Kinghts of the Round Table

      MACMILLAN 1900. 2 vols. 439 + 531 pp. Library of English Classics. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in crimson half leather. Marbled boards & eps. Teg. Raised bands on spines. Titles/date gt. Corners & top spine a bit rubbed, with surface tear top one spine ow nice set

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        La Locomotion a Travers l'Histoire et les Moeurs

      Paul Ollendorff Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1900. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary half brown morocco and marbled boards. Teg. Very good./No Dust Jacket. Courboin, Eugene. 281 pages. 4to, 28 x 19 1/2 cm. Twenty illustrations hors texte, pochoir plates (aquarelles) by Eugene Courboin, large fold-outs; plus eighteen full-page reproductions of prints and a host of text illustrations. Limited edition, copy 89 of 1500. History of the methods of transportation from the earliest times to the early days of the automobile. Marbled endpapers, modest extremity rubbing.

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        Balthasar et la Reine Balkis.

      Paris: Librairie L. Conquet 1900. Aquarelles originale d'apres Henri Caruchet. 40 pp. Limited to 350 copies. Bound with orig. wrappers, raised bands, and all edges gilt in nice full olivegreen morocco with inner boards in full leather in light aubergine with inlaid coloured decorations also in leather and first endpapers with silk on recto. (Jansenist-binding). Spine a little faded.. One of 50 copies on Japanese vellum for Monsieur Garnier

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        Künstler-Postkarten zum Ausmalen. No. 645.

      12 perforierte Bl. Mit 24 farbiigen lithographierten und 24 lithographierten Postkarten. Originalbroschur mit farbigem Deckelbild. Von den 24 Postkarten zum ausmalen sind 13 ausgemalt. - Einband lose und etwas berieben. Vorderdeckel mit Name und Abriss (ca. 1x3,5 cm) im unteren Rand. Perforationen stellenweise bereits etwas eingerissen.

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        (Kiel 1867 - 1913 Jena). Landschaft mit Spaziergängerin. Öl auf Leinwand. Um 1900. Unten links signiert. 50 x 60 cm. Gerahmt.

      Parkähnliche grüne Landschaft mit kleinem Bach, links im Hintergrund ein helles Bergmassiv.- Verso auf der Leinwand mit hs. Nummer '346'.- Carl Arp, Sohn eines Kieler Brauereibesitzers und Vetter von Hans Arp, studierte an der Kunstschule in Weimar. Nachdem der damalige Großherzog der Begeisterung für den französischen Impressionismus Einhalt gebot, indem er die Werke Arps aus der permantenten Ausstellung entfernte, trat daraufhin Arp aus der Schule aus. Er lebte eine Zeit auf Sizilien, in München und Kiel bevor er nach Weimar zurückkehrte. Unmittelbar vor dieser Rückkehr verbrachte er einen Sommer auf Sylt und probierte sich an den Kunstströmungen der Avantgarde. Die Ergebnisse dieses Aufenthaltes stellte er 1905 in der Kieler Kunsthalle aus. (vgl. Schulte-Wülwer, Künstlerinsel Sylt, S. 150).- .

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        A Los Toros Album

      Barcelona. Hermanegildo Miralles. 1900. Extravagantly bound in scarlet piectorial gilt decorated boards, depicting a larged lace fan with bullfighting motifs, flowers and gilt titles. Publishers Colophon to rear board. Ornate coloured endsheets. Oblong Folio. 14.5"x10.5". The Second Edition. Illustrated by 28 Aquarelles by Perea. Complete as issued. A superlative collection of brilliant Aquarelles depicting all aspects of bullfighting culture. Text in Spanish, French, English and German. A very scarce issue. Some minor rubbing at edges and corners. Rear cover moderately soiled. A Near Fine extremely crisp and bright copy.

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        [Works]. Love's Labour Lost. The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The Comedy of Errors. All's Well That Ends Well. Titus Andronicus. Romeo and Juliet. The Merchant of Venice. Henry VI. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. King John. King Richard II. A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Taming of the Shrew. The Merry Wives of Windsor. As You Like It. King Henry IV. King Henry V. Much Ado About Nothing. Twelfth Night. Measure for Measure. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Coriolanus. Hamlet. Othello. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Pericles. Macbeth. King Lear. Cymbeline. The Tempest. The Winter's Tale. Poems. Sonnets.

      London: The Vale Press 1900-1903.. Limited edition, one of 310 sets, being thirty-nine volumes bound in fourteen, 8vo. Marginal decorations by Charles Ricketts to the first leaf and then to a selection of others in each work. Uncut in contemporary vellum with yapp edges, spines with gilt titles after the typography found within, some rubbing and discolouration of the vellum otherwise a very good set. A complete set of Charles Rickett's Vale Press Shakespeare, rebound in a simple style redolent of many of the private press books of the era.

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        Speeches

      Presentation copy to "Mrs Fairfax Harrison [nee Hetty Cary, of Virginia landed gentry, kinswoman of the Carrs, Jeffersons and Randolphs and wife of the President of the Southern Railway] / from her friend & servant / O W Holmes / February 28 1905". Original printed buff boards, somewhat darkened and rubbed, but a clean copy. Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1900.

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        Kongens Fald. 3 bd. (Foraarets Død. Den store Sommer. Vinteren). Orig. udgave.

      Kbhvn. 1900-01. Indbundet med alle deltitelblade, samt smudstitelblade og fællestitelblad i ét smukt privat halvlæderbind med guldsnit. Bindet signeret Karen Thygesen Holm.. Med tilskrift på friblad. "Til den hjælpsomme Martha [Marie Poulsen] fra din egoistiske Ven Tom [Kristensen]". Efter en længere drukperiode, efter konen Gerdas død, boede Tom Kristensen sammen med Martha, der senere bliv gift med maleren Paul René Gauguin og tog dennes navn

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        Claudine à l'École. Septième édition.

      Paris; Librairie Paul Ollendorff, 1900. First edition, later printing. [18,5x12,5 cm]. [ix] + (1 blank), 336 pp. Later black half leather with decorated boards, green top edge and the other edges rough-trimmed. Wrappers preserved. Spine very slightly out of square. Rear top corner bumped. The wrappers are creased, soiled, and with minor losses. Rear wrapper is detached. The first two leaves with a minimal corner loss. There is a small hole in the inner margin of pp. 105/106 (a bit of the leaf is stuck to pp. 107) and a tear in the inner margin of pp. 107/108. Pp. 133/134, 325/326 and 335/336 detached. Contents toned, with some cornerfolds and a few small stains scattered through the text. Inscribed on the title: ''A Monsieur de Pinto [?] / Ma aspirant-collabo / Willy''. Henry Gauthier-Villars (1859-1931) was one of Paris's most influential music critics, and a central figure in the city's fashionable circles. Under the pseudonym Willy, he published around fifty titles between the years 1898 and 1908, novels as well as essays. Characteristic of his approach was the systematic use of ghostwriters, so called ''nègres'', by himself called ''collabos'', helpers. The ghostwriters were chosen carefully by Gauthier-Villars himself and worked under his direct supervision. Many of them were young writers and scholars who would later make a name for themselves in their own right, such as Jean de Tinan and Pierre Véber. Best known of Willy's ''nègres'' is obviously his first wife, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, who under the pseudonym "Willy" between 1900 and 1903 wrote four novels about the young school girl Claudine, of which Claudine à l'École is the first. The novels, which are partly autobiographical, depict a young, provincial schoolgirl who discovers sensuality and big-city temptations. The novels became a huge commercial success, framed by the scandals of their equivocal content. Colette was later generally acknowledged as the author of the Claudine novels, of which later editions were signed ''Colette Willy'', and eventually ''Colette''. This copy was apparently given to a becoming ghostwriter

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        The Norwegian North Polar Expedition 1893-1896. Scientific Resultats. I-VI.

      A. W. Brögger, Christiania 1900-1906. 4:o. Vol. I. I. Colin Archer. The Fram. (4),VIII,16pp. + 3 plates (One folding). II. J. F. Pompeckj. The Jurassic Fauna of Cape Flora, Franz Josef Land. With a Geological Sketch of Cape Flora and its Neighbourhood by Fridtjof Nansen. Illustrated. 147,(7 last blank) pp. + 2 plates. III. A. G. Nathorst. Fossil Plants from Franz Josef Land. Illustrated. 26,(6, last 2 blank) pp. + 2 plates. IV. Robert Collett and Fridtjof Nansen. An Account of the Birds. 53,(1) pp. + 2 plates. V. G. O. Sars. Crustacea. 141,(3 blank) pp. + XXXVI plates each with 2 pages of accompanion text, IV pp. Vol. II. VI. H. Geelmuyden. Astronomical Observations. (6),III,(1),LX,136 pp. VII. Aksel S. Steen. Terrestrial Magnetism. (4),196 pp. + 17 plates. VIII. O. E. Schiötz. Results of the Pendulum Observations and some Remarks on the Constitution of the Earth`s Crust. 90 pp. Vol. III. IX. Fridtjof Nansen. The Oceanography of the North Polar Basin. (6), XI,(1),427,(1) pp. + 33 folding plates. X. Fridjof Nansen. On Hydrometers and the Surface Tension of Liquids. 87,(1) pp. Vol. IV. XI. H. H. Gran. Diatomaceae from the Ice-Floes and Plankton of the Artic Ocean. (6),74 ,(6) pp. + 3 plates. XII. John Klaer. The Lower Silurian at Khabarova. 16,(2) pp. + 1 plate. XIII. Fridtjof Nansen. The Bathymetrical Features of the North Polar Seas, with a Discussion of the Continental Shelves and Previous Oscillations of the Shore-Line. (With 29 plates).(2),231,(1) pp. + 26 plates, most folding (of 29, lacking I,XI and XXIX). Vol. V. XIV. O. B. Böggild. On the Bottom Deposits of the North Polar Sea. Appendix I: Analysis of the Bottom Deposits by O. Heidenreich and Charles J. J. Fox. Apendix II. Thalamophora of the Bottom Deposits and the Mud from the Ice Surface by Hans Kiaer. (6),62,(2) pp. + 3 folding plates. XV. V. Walfrid Ekman. On Dead-Water: being a description of the so-called phenomenon often hindering the headway of ships in Norwegian Fjords and elsewhere, and an experimental investigation of it causes etc. With a preface by Professor Vilhelm Bjerknes. X,152 pp. + 17 plates, one folding. XVI. Fridtjof Nansen. Protozoa on the Ice-Floes of the North Polar Sea. 22 pp. + 8 plates, each with 2 pages of accompanion text. Vol. VI. XVII. H. Mohn. Meteorology. XIV,(2)659,(1 blank) pp. + 20 plates. Vol II with 2 folding plates in pocket lower cover. Vol. I-IV in publisher`s green cloth. Top edge gilt else uncut. Vol. V-VI in publisher`s printed wrappers. Vol. I. Repaired tear at head of spine. Vol. II 25mm crack at lower joint at foot of spine and with weak inner hinges. Vol VI with spots on spine and folded corner lower cover. All volumes with Library stamps and cancellation stamps. Vol. I-III 29,5 x 23,5 cm. Vol. IV. 30 x 23 cm. Vol. V-VI. (Published by the Fridtjof Nansen Fund for the Advancement of Science). 29,5 x 23 cm.. Plates in pocket Vol. II. Pl. I. Track of the Fram from 1893, September, to 1895, February. Pl. II. Drift of the Fram from 1895, February, to 1896 August, and Nansen`s and Johansen`s Sledge-Expedition

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