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      1900, 17 fine full leather bindings, THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS, manuscript edition, #2 of 100.  The CHRISTMAS BOOKS, includes a set in ALS , handwritten,  by Charles Dickens as shown.  Guaranteed authentic unconditionally.  His personal business card giving his address as "Gads Hill Place, Highams by Rochester" is included.  Gad's Hill was Dickens' summer home in Kent.  Here he entertained the likes of Hans Andersen, Longfellow, Fitzgerald, etc.  The letter is dated 1857 and discusses errors concerning Newgate and its prisoners in a circular. One page, folded sheet, 9 x 7 inches. It is signed to CHARLES EDWARDS, ESQ., TAVISTOCK HOUSE.   Exquisite fine bindings, attributed to Henry Stikeman, New York.  Full deep emerald green moroccan leather, recessed compartments adorned with gilt and intricate design work, triple ruled cover boards with large A under a gilt Crown, floral motifs complete the perimeter art work, watered red silk doublures, descriptive tissue guards, deckled page edging, a very handsome set.  Published by Merrill & Baker, London England, with more than One Thousand Illustrations, including many unusual plates, edited by Richard Garnett, approximately 400 plus pages per, 6.75 x 9.25 inches, very minor shelf wear and a few very minor scuffs, very modest sun fading to some spines, near fine/fine. Classic titles included:  PICKWICK PAPERS I & II, MARTIN CHUZZLEWITT I & II, CHRISTMAS BOOKS, DAVID COPPERFIELD I & II, NICHOLAS NICKLEBY I & II, BLEAK HOUSE I & II, FORSTER I & II, OLIVER TWIST, TALE OF TWO CITIES, OLD CURIOSITY SHOP I & II with REPRINTED PIECES included.  Some facsimile inscriptions original to Charles Dickens' aunt, other signatures, an impressive set.

      [Bookseller: Smith House Books & Antiques]
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        Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park. Complete in 10 volumes

      London:: Dent,, 1900 / 1901.. Second / Third / Fourth edition.. Hardcover. 8vo. (7 x 4.5 inches). Coloured illustrations by H. M. Brock, hors-texte, with tissue guards. Mixed editions, of 1901, except for Mansfield Park, which is a Second Edition of 1900. Publisher's cloth gilt, decorated. Covers a little marked, spines slightly darkened or sometimes faded. The Brimley Johnson Edition of Jane Austen's work. Complete in 10 volumes: Sense and Sensibility (2 vols); Pride and Prejudice (2 vols); Emma (2 vols); Mansfield Park (2 vols); Persuasion; Northanger Abbey. Decorative endpapers, lightly browned. Some spotting to half-title of Mansfield Park (vols I and II). Emma (volume I, inner hinge split - webbing showing - between rear free endpaper and blank flyleaf), Sense and Sensibility (volume I, inner hinge split - webbing showing - at rear pastedown and free endpaper; volume II, inner hinges split - webbing showing - at front and rear pastedowns and free endpapers). O/w contents clean and bright. A Very Good set. Heavy books, requiring much extra postage overseas.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Fifteen Years Sport and Life in the Hunting Grounds of Western America and British Columbia

      Horace Cox, London - 1900, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Good to very good. xii,403pp. + [2]pp. (extracts of reviews). Small Quarto. Photogravure frontispiece (portrait) and plates and illustrations from photos, and three folding maps in rear pocket. Original gilt lettered green cloth; hinges starting. Hunting big game on the Pacific Slope and British Columbia, pioneer life in the Kootenay area of British Columbia, with a chapter on Chinese servants by Mrs. Baillie-Grohman. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments According to the Authorised Version. With Illustrations By Gustave Dore

      London Paris and Melbourne: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1900. Black covers with gilt titles and decoration, gilt edges to pages. The pagination is 1004, 186, 323 pp, being The Old Testament, The Apocrypha, The New Testament, ie a total of 1513 pages. There are 194 glorious engravings by Gustav Dore, full-page plates with a title at the bottom. Undated. 4 page family register beween Apocrypha and New Testament is filled in and runs from 1862 to 1984. The entries in the Births section change pen colour in 1903, so I am guessing that this volume is c 1900. The front covers are in near very good condition: several lines form indentations in the front surface but the cloth isn't torn/cut. Internally almost the only flaw is some minor age spotting: confined to outer pages and a few on interior margins. Two small closed tears are in the family register and one other interior page has a 1.5cm closed tear in a margin. The binding is in excellent condition. Lovely lovely book. 30cm by 24cm by 8cm. Packed weight is 4.5kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Jacket. Illus. by Gustav Dore. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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      Hammersmith: Doves Press, ca. 3 November, 1900. ONE OF ABOUT 25 COPIES ONLY, for presentation to employees and friends of the press. Very Rare Unpublished Broadside RepresentingThe Beginning of Cobden-Sanderson's Doves Press. 197 x 267 mm (7 3/4 x 10 1/2"). Single column, 39 lines printed in Doves Press roman type on recto only. ONE OF ABOUT 25 COPIES ONLY, for presentation to employees and friends of the press. Tidcombe DPE-83. Top of verso with thin strip of light mounting discoloration (a small hole in this area skillfully repaired), one faint horizontal crease, a handful of very vague fox spots, but an excellent specimen, very clean and fresh. This is the exceedingly rare first item to be printed at the Doves Press: a passage from Cobden-Sanderson's article on bookbinding that sets forth his credo on the nobility of craftsmanship. In it, he calls for "the transformation of the workshop from a place in which to earn a wage, or to make a profit, into a place in which the greatest pleasure & the greatest honour in life are to be aimed at, pleasure in the intelligent work of the hand, & honour in the formation & maintenance of a great historic tradition." Before printing began on the Press' first book, "Agricola," Cobden-Sanderson decided to test the type. He chose this text to be printed in the form of a broadside that could be distributed and displayed (as our copy evidently was). The type was composed around June 1900 by John Henry Mason, and the page printed sometime in October by H. Gage-Cole, who inscribed and dated his own copies 3 November 1900. According to Tidcombe, "Copies were given to staff, pupils and friends 'to remind us of the spirit in which we should work'"; student Emily Preston "said it was considered a rare possession by the friends to whom it was presented." Only one other copy is recorded at auction since 1975.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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      Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, [nd. but ca. 1900].. Six volumes. Small quarto. Somewhat later unsigned full green pebbled morocco, gilt labels, a.e.g. Plates. Extremities a bit rubbed, but a good, sound set, internally about fine. A deluxe issue of this offshoot of the illustrated edition published by Nimmo in London in 1884, with a biographical essay by John H. Ingram and illustrations. That edition marked the first appearance in book form of the "Journal of Julius Rodman" (see BAL 16166). This is set #100 of the "Large Paper Library Edition," of 250 sets printed on Japan vellum, with the "Twenty Original Etchings, Five Photogravures and a New Etched Portrait" present in two states. The illustrations are signed in the plates by Wogel, Ferrat, Herpin, et al, and are related to those executed for the 1884 edition published in Paris by Quantin. This set was subscribed for by Livingston Ludlow Biddle, the prominent Philadelphian, and has his name imprinted on the colophon.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        De vita et moribus Julii Agricolae Liber

      Doves Press, 1900. One of 225 copies, with cut signatures of Emery Walker & J W Mackail pasted to ffep, engraved bookplate of W H F Shewring to paste down. Original limp vellum, glassine dust-jacket ("The Bookshop of Douglas Clevedon…Bristol". 8vo, 1900. This was the first book publ by the Doves Press in Nov 1900. Offsetting from glassine onto adjacent endpaper only. Else, fine.. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Adlitem]
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        Moths and Butterflies of the United States East of the Rocky Mountains, special edition limited to 50 numbered copies for the United Kingdom, Volume 1: Moths, Volume 2: Butterflies

      Boston: J.B. Millet, 1900. First edition. A bright copy in fine condition in a very elegant binding.. Pp. x, (3), 1-161; xi, 2, 162-361, 56 nature-printed plates, 400 photographic illustrations. Original full olive crushed morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in two panels and elaborate gilt-decorations in the other four panels, front and rear boards with gilt butterfly decorations in all corners, high-decorated gilt turn-ins, all page edges gilt, marbled endpapers, lg 8vo (10 x 7 inches). This edition is limited to 50 numbered copies for the United Kingdom of which this is no. 5. Denton states: "the colored prints, or nature prints, used in this work, are direct transfers from the insects themselves; that is to say, the scales of the wings of the insects are transferred to the paper while the bodies are printed from engravings and afterward colored by hand." (from the preface, p. vi). This is one of the earliest known examples of "nature-printing". A facsimile of a small booklet (31 pages) entitled "A Guide to Nature-Printing, Butterflies and Moths" (London: Harrison, 1880) is included. Single ink stamp of Reading Public Museum in the bottom margin of page 100 in volume 1 and in the bottom margin of page 200 in volume 2. Small four digit number in the bottom margin of the preface of volume 1 and in bottom margin of the list of illustrations in volume 2. There are no other ownership marks of any kind in this set and absolutely no signs of any use. This set is immaculate.

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

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska

      New York: Stokes. 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, no date, 1900. Small 4to (11 x 7.5 inches; 28 x 19 cm), olive cloth gilt, with darker green panels on cover and spine, (16), 240 (2) pp., with 4 large panoramas and 2 folding maps in color including rare sketch map often lacking; illustrated throughout with plates and illustrations including many sepia and b/w photogravure plates on heavier stock, collated complete. VG copy; some light soil and bit of freckling to edges of binding and to back board, minor repairs to top of outer front and rear joints, very short repaired tear to middle of spine, contents VG with some moderate foxing throughout, heaviest to margins of photoplates, inner hinges have been strengthened expertly with japanese moriki paper, and there has also been some strengthening to the glue that holds the binding together; this was a glued or 'perfect' binding, not sewn signatures, and the original glue was dried out; we had the binding re- glued with both wheat paste and Jade-403 and then strengthened with some webbing and more japanese paper; the binding is now holding tight, but wide opening of pages would certainly result in renewed cracking between pages, it's just the nature of this particular ill-conceived book production. A great rarity and one of the most sought-after of the North American mountaineering classics.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Our Public Servants by ?Bob?

      Leeds: Richard Jackson, c. 1900. - Folio. Portfolio of twelve mounted colour lithographs of local worthies in the style of ?Vanity Fair? prints, enclosed in a modern fold over portfolio with the original cloth title to the upper cover. Very scarce. Not listed on Copac and Leeds City Libraries have two copies from where the following information was obtained. The 12 men illustrated were all important in local politics and industry: 1. Sir James Kitson (later Lord Airedale) 2. William L. Jackson, 1st Lord Allerton 3. Sir John Barran 4. William Bruce 5. Sir George Irwin 6. John Shackleton Mathers 7. Sir Reginald Wigram (Alderman 1895-1904) 8. Sir John Ward (Mayor 1902-03) 9. Dr Frederic Richard Lees 10. Sir Arthur T. Lawson 11. Alderman A. W. Scarr 12. Sir George Morrison [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights entertainments

      Privately printed by the Burton Club. circa 1900. LIMITED EDITION. Number 900 of 1000 sets. 17 8vo volumes. Finely bound in recent half dark green morocco. Spines with light green and red labels, gilt. Spine compartments decorated and ruled in gilt. Green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. A lovely set of this classic work.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entitled '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 upon the History of The Nights

      Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers only, n.d. (c.1900)., 1900. The Medina Edition, Limited to 1000 numbered sets of which this is Number 350. Complete in 17 volumes, large 8vo., being 10 volumes of the Arabian Nights and 7 volumes of the Supplemental Nights. Finely bound in recent dark green half morocco with raised bands accentuated by gilt lines, twin red title labels and gilt tooling to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with etchings and photogravures, many from the works by Letchford. A handsome, fine set.

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        A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

      [London:] Burton Club,, [c. 1900]. Now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem Men and a terminal essay upon the History of the Nights. 17 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in recent half navy blue oasis, with red leather lettering labels, gilt devices between each raised band, marbled sides, top edge gilt with other edges unncut. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout the set. Very fine, clean copy. The Luristan edition. Printed by The Burton Club for subscribers only. Limited to 1,000 sets of which this is number 613.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem Men and a terminal essay upon the History of the Nights. 17 v

      [ London ]: Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers only, circa 1900. 17 volumes including the 7 supplementary volumes. Plates with tissue guards throughout. Titles in red and black. Tall 8vo (9 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches), half burgundy crushed morocco, spines blocked with gilt ornaments, an arab, a camel, etc. in compartments, top edge gilt others uncut, the bindings by Bayntun, Bath. Foxing to uncut edges of text blocks and some foxing to prelims. Overall a very handsome set in very good condition. The Luristan Edition, this being number 783 of a limited edition of 1000 sets. Volumes 1-6 shown; all the volumes are in the same condition.

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night a Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments 10 Volume Set Plus Supplemental Nights with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory 6 Volumes (16 Volumes Complete - Baroda Edition - WITH Dust Jackets)

      The Burton Club, Undated, c. 1900. Baroda Edition: #350 of 950 limited edition.. Hardback. Dark blue cloth.. Excellent condition./Very good dust jackets.. A beautiful collectible set. Very rare with the dust jackets. All volumes in excellent condition with very good dust jackets. Top edge gilt.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Sailing Alone Around the World.

      New York: The Century Co., 1900. - First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Pictorially stamped in silver and green. Top edge gilt. Inscribed by author in the year of publication, "Spray/ New London/ July 10th 1900/ Joshua Slocum". In very good condition. Sailing Alone Around the World was published by Century Company in 1900. The sailing memoir records Slocum's amusing experience as the first person to sail around the world alone. National Fisherman called it "[a] literary gem, adroitly and engagingly written," but interest extends beyond mere sea-aficionados. Excitement for the voyage was universal, and Slocum was awaited by admirers at his ports. To these he gave popular lectures and lantern-slide shows upon his arrival, including the English writers Edwin Arnold and Arthur Ransome. The memoir was first published in installments before its popularity became such that it was issued in lavishly illustrated book form. Slocum conveys an appreciably casual, almost self-deprecating, style. Contemporary reviews speak as well of it even now as "one of the most readable books in the whole library of adventure" (Sports Illustrated). "There is so much to this book that it is not surprising that it is has been continually in print since 1889.this book has literary merit, thoughtful and beautifully written and packed with incident" (Nautical Magazine). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        $200 Reward! ...Conviction ...Stealing Stock ... Broadside

      Salinas: Salinas Index Print, c. 1900. One small smudge not affecting text, minimal browning to rear, fine. Approximately 12 x 10 inches.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        AFFICHE : L'ITALIE par le ST GOTHARD Chemins de fer de L'EST

      - Date : 1900 Dimensions : 73x103cm Imp : Hugo d'Alési Paris Condition : entoilée B Affiche originale entoilée en bon état. Couleurs légèrement passées.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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      William Heinemann, cHARLES sCRIBNER'S sONS, London, New York 1900 - Panelled spine with five raised bands. Gilt lettering. Inner dentelles and silk endpapers. SIGNED BINDING by Zaensdorf and dated 1900. Front cover has several deep scratches and gouges, stain spots near fore-edge, similar but less noticeable scratches on rear cover. Small area of chipping bottom edge of title-page and ensuing few pages. Seventy-eight photogravures, six lithographic facsimiles in colour. All full-page plates have captioned tissue-guards. Quite a heavy tome, postage will be increased. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Über Land und Meer. Lehrreiches Gesellschafts-Spiel für Jung und Alt.

      Ohne Verlagsangabe. Um 1900. - 6 farbige Karten-Tafeln der Kontinente, 27 x 31 cm, 200 Marken mit Fluss-, Städte- und Gebirgsnamen sowie mit geographischen Fragen, eine Anzahl Fähnchen zum Einstecken, Spielanleitung. Original-Kasten, 28,5 x 32 x 3 cm, mit Abbildung der westlichen und östlichen Hemisphäre. Druck der Luxuspapierfabrik Berlin. Komplettes, gut erhaltenes Geographie-Spiel, bei dem es darauf ankommt, nach Aufrufen bzw. Fragen die Fähnchen in die entsprechenden Punkte der Karten zu stecken. Der Kasten etwas fleckig, Kanten überklebt.

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        The Stones of Venice ( Tome 3)

      George Allen 1900 - Book of 538 pages with ilustrations with Index of the 3 tomes page 367 to 538 . 30$ for post Ref Book 241-B box B-27 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        The River War, signed and dated by Churchill in the year of publication

      This first edition, final printing of Churchill's second book was signed by Churchill on 28 December 1900, during his first lecture tour of the U.S.A. and Canada, for Major-General Sir Gerald Charles Kitson KCVO, CB, CMG (1856-1950), then serving as British Military Attache in Washington, D.C. The author's signature in black ink in two lines on the Volume I frontispiece verso read: "Winston S. Churchill / Dec.28.1900". Signatures in Churchill's early works are scarce, doubly so when dated and contemporary. The signature is in firm and more youthfully rounded script characteristic of his early signatures. The ink is mildly age-toned but quite distinct with minimal age-spreading. Four lines in pencil on the Volume I half title read: "Gerald C. Kitson / Military Attache / Washington / from the author". The same words in the same hand are written on the Volume II ffep. Churchill was just 26 years old. In October he had won his first seat in Parliament partly on the strength of his celebrity as a Boer War hero, having been captured and made a daring escape. Churchill intended his lecture tour to improve his finances at a time when Members of Parliament received no salary. Biographical sources and contemporary Canadian press (thanks to Ronald Cohen for invaluable help) indicate that Churchill lectured at Ottawa's Russell Theatre on 27 December 1900, leaving Ottawa either late afternoon or early evening of the 28th (likely via overnight train), arriving in Toronto early in the morning of the 29th. Before he was British Military Attache in Washington, Gerald Kitson was Commandant of Canad's Royal Military College. Kitson knew Lord Minto, the Governor General of Canada who hosted young Winston in Ottawa. On 28 December, the British Government named Kitson Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (C.M.G.). This may have been the impetus for Churchill to sign a book for Kitson that day, and makes particularly plausible Kitson's presence in Ottawa, likely at Government House where Churchill was staying. In 1902, Kitson became Commandant of the Royal Military College Sandhurst (from which Churchill graduated in 1894). It was a still very 19th Century Churchill who left this signature in this quintessential 19th Century book. While Churchill was abroad, Queen Victoria died, and the end of her 64-year reign also closed Churchill's Victorian career as a cavalry officer and war correspondent adventurer. Churchill returned to England in February 1901 to take his seat in Parliament and begin a 60-year career as one of the 20th Century's great statesmen. This first edition, third printing of The River War is not only the most scarce issue of the first edition, but also the last unabridged issue to this day. All three printings of the first edition (2,646 total) are virtually identical, issued respectively in November 1899, February 1900, and June 1900. Only 151 third printing copies were bound. This set is in very good plus condition, unrestored, wholly intact, worthy of the author's signature. The bindings are clean with bright gilt, trivial wear at extremities, and slight mottling on the blank Vol. I rear cover. Spine presentation is excellent - nicely rounded and entirely unfaded with only minor wrinkling at the spine ends. The massive weight of the text strained nearly all surviving original bindings. Here the Vol. I front hinge is a little tender but remains firmly attached and the Vol. II binding remains remarkably tight. The contents are excellent, with no additional ownership marks. Very light spotting in Vol. I is primarily limited to prelims and page edges. Light Vol. II spotting is intermittent throughout. All illustrations, maps, and plans are intact, as are the protective tissue frontispiece covers. The original black endpapers are intact, with no sign of typical gutter cracks. Additional detail and images upon request. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.1.b, Woods/ICS A2(a.3), Langworth p.29.

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        Architekturstudie., Öl auf Leinwand.

      Um 1900. - Unten rechts signiert "Wi[.]em". Blick ins Treppenhaus durch die weit geöffnete Tür eines Backsteingebäudes von 1647. Reizvolle Detailstudie. - Leichte Craquelé-Bildung. - Vergoldeter Vitrinen-Rahmen. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The Shadowy Waters

      London Hodder and Soughton Limited 1900. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket and in clear protective wraps. Corners bumped and minor wear to spine ends. School prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned with some offsetting First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 57pp.

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        Il sale e le saline. Processi industriali. Usi del sale. Prodotti chimici. Industria manifattrice. Industria agraria. Il sale nell'economia pubblica e nella legislazione.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1900, 16mo t.tela originale, pp. XI-279 con 24 inc. + 64 pp. (Elenco Manuali). Prima edizione, rara e copia perfetta con un timbretto al front.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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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 Introductory and Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay upon the History of the Nights. By Richard F. Burton. [With: Supplemental Nights...with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory.]

      Privately Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only, [c.1900] . one of 1000 sets, 17 Vols., 8vo., numerous plates by Lalause and others, tissue-guards; deluxe binding of half tan morocco, spines gilt with 4 tools illustrative of the tales, t.e.g., by Bayntun with his stamp, touch of rubbing to head of spines, otherwise excellent Illustrated Benares Edition of by far the most widely celebrated of all Burton's works, and still the best translation, in deluxe bindings. "As a monument of his Arabic learning and his encyclopaedic knowledge of Eastern life this...was his greatest achievement. It is open to criticism in many ways; it is not so exact in scholarship, nor so faithful to its avowed text, as might be expected from his reputation; but it reveals a profound acquaintance with the vocabulary and customs of the Muslims, with their classical idiom as well as their vulgarest 'Billingsgate,' with their philosophy and modes of thought as well as their most secret...habits. Burton's 'anthropological notes,'... abound in valuable observations based upon long study of the manners and the writings of the Arabs. The translation itself is often marked by extraordinary resource and felicity in the exact reproduction of the sense of the original; Burton's vocabulary was marvellously extensive, and he had a genius for hitting upon the right word...." (Ency.Brit.)

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        Due giovanissimi nudi con peplo ed Etna innevato e fumante sullo sfondo.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia d'autore). Stupenda foto all'albumina, 1900 c.a di cm. 17 x 23 montata su cartoncino. Al retro timbro ad inchiostro dello Studio del barone tedesco, Taormina.

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        Adolescente nudo visto frontalmente, con grappolo d'uva e coppa.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia d'autore). Foto all'albumina, tinta in marron, bordo in oro zecchino, di cm. 16, 5 x 23 del 1900 circa, montata su cartoncino rigido. Provenienza "Album Krupp".

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Tempietto romano con due ragazzini nudi (uno suona il piffero) ed un terzo, pi? grande avvolto in tunica bianca.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia d'autore). Foto all'albumina di cm. 12 x 16, 1900 circa (n 355 a matita blu, sul retro)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Taormina : chiesetta e coppia di paesani in abito tradizionale e bambino.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia d'autore). Circa 1900 (sul retro, a matita, 1909) albumina di cm. 22 x 17. Certamente originale, sul retro il n 268 a matita copiativa e timbretto in angolo.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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      Paris. no date circa 1900 - Folio 17x13 inches, original publisher's pictorial covers, a bit soiled. One leaf, and 30 LARGE HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPH PLATES OF PERIOD COSTUME. The manufactures serial numbers on each plate so the reader could order the dress of choice. Some scattered spotting but a decorative and interesting collection of plates- all of women in fine gowns with striking hats.

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Giovane nudo in piedi, contro una roccia.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia d'autore). Foto originale all'albumina, 1900 circa, di cm. 16 x 11, al retro due timbri in violetto leggero : "depose gesetzlich geschutzt" e "W. von Gloeden Napoli".

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Ritratto di giovane con fazzoletto al collo.

      Subject: (Erotica - Fotografia d'autore). Foto originale di cm. 11, 5 x 15, 5. 1900 c.a. (sul retro timbro in rosso "Guglielmo Pluschow Napoli").

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        Meggendorfers Humoristische Blätter.

      Mchn. u. Esslingen, J. F. Schreiber, 1896-1900. - Band XXV-XXVII, XXXI-XXXII sowie Band XXXVI-XLIII in 11 Bänden. 4°. 1 Hlwdbd. d. Zt. und 10 illustr. OHlwdbde. (Rücken meist beschäd.). Je Jahrgang 152 SS. mit sehr zahlr. oft farb. Illustr. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgaben. - Berühmte humoristische Zeitschrift des Jugendstils. - Nicht bei Dietzel-H. - Gebrauchsspuren, es fehlen 2 Hefte aus Jg. 24 sowie insgesamt 7 Blätter aus anderen Jahrgängen. - Selten so umfangreich.

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        Through the Yukon Gold Diggings: A Narrative of Personal Travel.

      Eastern Publishing Company, Boston, 1900, - SPURR, Josiah Edward. Through the Yukon Gold Diggings : A Narrative of Personal Travel. Boston : Eastern Publishing Company, 1900. Pp [1]-276,(2),frontis. 8vo, brown cloth, silver and black illustration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Rubbed, corners worn and bumped, else avery good copy. 550.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Modes et Costumes Historiques Français

      Bureaux Des Modes,et Bureaux De La Mode Artistique, Paris - Dessinés et gravés d'après les meilleurs maitres de chaque époque et les documents les plus authentiques. Aux bureaux des modes et costumes historiques; Paris sans dates (vers 1900). Un recueil avec: faux-titre, titre orné d'une vignette en couleurs, deux pages de de table des planches; 1 f. blanc non chiffré et 96 planches en couleurs, montées sur onglets, de costumes rangés par ordre chronologique; et gravées d'après les maitres comme Jacques Callot, Abraham Bosse, Bonnart, Vigier Lebrun, Horace Vernet, ou de tableaux et de journaux du temps. Reliure en demi-chagrin rouge et plats de percaline encadrés d'un triple filets dorés, palmettes aux angles, titre dans un entrelac de branchages, surmontant un blason, le tout doré. Dos à nerf orné de caissons à écoinsons, et fleurons dorés. Tranches dorées. petit manque et traces au deuxième plat.Rousseurs légères sur l'ensemble des planches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Dornier]
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        Les Sciences Maudites

      Paris: Edition de la Maison d'Art, 1900. According to copyright/limitation page, this is one of 10 examples using both Paper du Japon as well as China paper, although unnumbered. 202 numbered pages, with many unnumbered illustrated plates throughout, as well as several preliminary unnumbered endpapers and pages of ads in the rear. An index to illustrations is also included. Collated and complete, although one section of pages after page 48 is MISBOUND further on, but present. All illustrations called for are present, including two in color. Rebound in ¼ leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Original binding also had a color illustration, which is now lacking. Paper of two different stocks, a rough pinkish colored paper and a somewhat glossy white paper. Both the Dorbon and Caillet bibliographies describe this as a deluxe publication although neither mention this particular apparently limited edition. Providing both a history of the Cursed sciences and occult, from ancient times to 1900, this work explores black magic, alchemy, magic and sorcery, occultism in fin de siecle France, occult medicine, astrology, and provides an incantation for the 10 divine names, among other topics. ALL TEXT IN FRENCH. In VERY GOOD condition. Some fading to the covers. Minor scuffing to the covers, with moderate scuffing along the leather hinges and the extremities. Some bumping to the extremities. Very minor soiling. Inner text clean and solid with previous owner's stamp in blind on a blank front endpaper. Minor to moderate darkening along the page extremities and faces.Very minor loss to the upper page tips to the last third of the book. [Caillet II 5598, Dorbon 2299]. . First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Mare Booksellers]
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        The Works of Jane Austen

      Boston. Little, Brown and Company. 1900. Lavishly bound in 3/4 olive straight grain morocco and gilt ruled marbled boards. Ornate spine compartments with elaborate gilt-tooled fleural motif. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Top edges gilded. 12mo. 4.25" x 7.0 Illustrated by charming full page engraved frontis to each volume. This lovely set is comprised of : Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan-The Watsons With a Memoir, Leters. Some very mild, even sunning to several spines. Many pages yet uncut. A Very Fine, pristine, hugely attractive complete collection of Jane Austen.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Jane Austen's Works, Twelve (12) Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan - The Watsons with a Memoir, Letters

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Co. , 1900-1901. Hardback: original olive-green cloth with gilt titles and elaborate decoration. Upper pages gilt-edged. . Near very good condition./No dust jackets, as issued.. B&W frontispiece illustrations.. Scarce, attractive collection of Austen writings. Lightly edgeworn and rubbed. Fading to spines. Some light toning to pages.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Atlas des maladies externes de l'oeil.

      Paris, Maloine 1900 Grand in-4. Grand in-4 [274 x 210 mm] de XVIII, 196 pp., 30 pl., 18 photogravures. Percaline bordeaux. (Reliure de l'éditeur.) Première édition française, traduction de Leprince. Très bel atlas. Il est illustré par 18 photogravures et 30 planches en chromolithographies d'après photos. La première édition a été publiée en 1898, à Glasgow. "A proeminent Glasgow ophtalmic surgeon of the first quarter of this century, Ramsay's fame justly rest on this atlas, one of the finest production of its kind." Hoolihan, Weimer in Catalog of Becker collection). Un minuscule accroc à la coiffe inférieure sans manque : magnifique exemplaire Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dejolibelle]
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