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        Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl: In Ekstase (Originalzeichnung)

      1900 - Kohle und weiße Kreide auf Papier. 30 x 23,5 cm. Provenienz: Nachlass des Künstlers Privatsammlung

      [Bookseller: Kunkel Fine Art]
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        Uta-Garuta. Kartenspiel mit 2 x 100 Karten: Hyakunin-isshu. Hundert Gedichte von hundert Dichtern. Uta-Garuta. Japanese card game with 200 playing cards: Hyakunin-isshu. One hundred poems of one hundred poets.

      Japan, um 1900. - 2 x 100 farbige Karten, (je ca. 7 x 5 cm) in Urushi-Lack-Deckelkasten, ca. 12 x 14 x 10 cm. 200 colored playing cards (7 x 5 cm) in a Urushi-Lacquer-wooden box. Uta-Garuta ist ein jahrhundertealtes japanisches Kartenspiel, das meist zu Neujahr gespielt wird. Es besteht aus 100 Karten zum Lesen (Yomifuda) jeweils mit kleinem Bildnis des Dichters, dessen Namen und dem Anfang eines Gedichts sowie 100 Karten zum Nehmen (Torifuda) mit der unteren Strophe des jeweiligen Gedichts. Sie entsprechen den 100 Waka-Gedichten der Anthologie Hyakunin Isshu. - Der Lack an einigen Kanten mit kleinen Abplatzungen. Eine Karte ca. 2 cm beschnitten, sonst insgesamt sehr schöner Erhaltungszustand. - Uta-Garuta is a centuries-old Japanese card game, mostly played for New Year. It consists of 100 playing cards for reading (Yomifuda) each with a small portrait of the poet, his name and the beginning of a poem, as well as 100 playing cards for taking (Torifuda) with verse of each poem. They correspond to the 100 Waka poems of the anthology Hyakunin Isshu. - The lacquer on some edges slightly bumped. One card trimmed (2 cm), otherwise in a very beautiful condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        Segelschiffe auf stürmischem Meer. F

      - Marinus Ursul Maria Gewin (1900 Obermenzing 1976). Segelschiffe auf stürmischem Meer. Farbkreide auf grauem Papier. Technik: Farbkreide auf grauem Papier. Maße: Darstellung: 30,5 x 26,5 cm. Zustand: Insgesamt sehr gut. Beschreibung: Biographie: Sohn des holländischen Architekten Johann Christoph Gewin (geb. 1869). Geboren am 27. August 1900 in Obermenzing bei München, verbrachte M. U. M. Gewin seine Kindheit in Deutschland. das Institut für Stadtgeschichte, Frankfurt, verzeichnet Adressen in Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, München, Darmstadt. Die hier vorgelegten künstlerischen Arbeiten datieren ab 1918, in der Hauptsache von 1919 bis 1921. Sie nehmen architektonische Anregungen auf, während einer Hollandreise um 1920 deutlich auch von de Stijl empfangen. Ein Architekturstudium hat sich in Darmstadt angeschlossen, als Termin der Diplom-Hauptprüfung ist der 25. Mai 1925 genannt. Den Beruf begleitete die freie künstlerische Tätigkeit, der breiteren Öffentlichkeit mit einem illustrierten Buch vorgestellt, 1933 gerade noch unter dem spielerischen Titel einer Ost -Reise erschienen: "Ostermanns fahren nach Moskau", Verlag Boltze, Karlsruhe. Für die Nachkriegszeit sind zahlreiche Begegnungen mit Werken Gewins zu registrieren, vor allem Tuschzeichnungen und Aquarelle aus Spanien, Frankreich und Nordamerika. Eine Ausstellung im Akzisehaus Osnabrück 1975 gab Einblick in das Spätwerk, mit Katalog: MUM Gewin, Aquarelle und Zeichnungen aus Südfrankreich. Als Aufbruch zu einer neuen und dekorativen Kunst der Zeit um 1920 sind die hier vorgelegten Arbeiten aus dem Nachlass gegenüber zu stellen. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen.

      [Bookseller: Buchprojekt1 - H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1900 : 1900 Original Hardback Wisden

      1900. Hi, This lot is a 1900 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition, The 5th Hardback. This book is 100% Original. It has a couple of marks to the front board as shown but other than that it is a super book with bright gilt and clean pages. Great photoplate,

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        The Golden Age

      John Lane, the Bodley Head, London and New York 1900 - London and New York: John Lane, the Bodley Head. 1900. F First Edition Thus, Later Printing. H Hard Cover. Good +. Slight wear to extremities (chiefly to head and foot of spine, spine edges and corners; fraying); slight scuffing to lower edge of upper cover; slight rubbing and browning to covers (cloth; chiefly to edges); slight starting and weakening to inner hinges (at spine edges; chiefly to lower hinges); slight shaking to few signatures; previous owner's ink inscription on first preliminary leaf; slight internal browning to edges and endpapers. [8], 252, [2] pages + plates. Later issue of the John Lane edition; contains 17 essays and a prologue, plus the Parrish illustrations. Originally published in the US in 1895 by Stone & Kimball (see Kramer #43); dated 1900 on title page recto and with copyright date of 1899 opposite; printed in the US. With a tipped-in presentation card, boldly signed by Parrish in black ink (and otherwise blank), attached to half-title page. Signed: I Signed by Illustrator [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books]
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        A Bibliography of The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Being a Chronologically Arranged List of the Several Editions and Reprints, from the First Edition MDCLIII Until the Year MCM. {Limited Edition}.

      - New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1900. 4to. (10 x 8). [14], 204 pp. including index, plus errata. Limited Edition. Book number 57 of 120 copies published. The volume was printed by the De Vinne Press. With a copper-engraved portrait of Izaak Walton as frontispiece, signed by the artist, Thomas Johnson. Engraved title page by Edwin Davis French. This edition printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. Includes 86 photo-engraved title pages from actual examples, beginning with the first edition of 1653 and concluding with a 1900 reprint. Each volume of The Complete Angler described with collations, measurements of each volume, illustrations. The book is bound in its original half vellum spine and corners and mustard colored cloth boards with gilt titles on the spine and front cover. With a short, neat gift inscription to Walter Jennings, a member of the Restigouche Salmon Club during the early twentieth century on the front end paper. Quite scarce. A very nice book. Clean, bright and very good.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Fly Fishing Books, IOBA.]
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        Quo vadis

      Editions de la Revue Blanche 1900 - - Editions de la Revue Blanche, Paris 1900, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, le nôtre un des hors commerce non justifié, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, date dorée en queue, quelques traces de frottements sur les mors, pièce de titre et nom de l'auteur de maroquin marron, filet doré sur les plats, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque signée de Franz. Quelques inévitables rousseurs au regard de la qualité de ce papier affectant principalement les marges et les tranches de certains feuillets. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition of the French translation, one of the 5 numbered copies on China, ours one of the non-justified ex-trade, head draw. Binder in navy blue half-morocco, back with five nerves decorated with golden fleurons, date golden in tail, some traces of rubbings on the bits, title and name of the author of brown morocco, filet gilt on boards, Guards and counter tops of marbled paper, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, golden head, binding of the signed era of Franz. Some inevitable foxing with respect to the quality of this paper affecting mainly the margins and the slices of certain sheets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        THE SON OF THE WOLF: Tales of the Far North.

      Boston:: Houghton Mifflin and Co.,. 1900.. First edition of the author's first book. First issue and/or state with extra blanks at front and back; no dots flanking ampersand at base of spine; frontispiece tipped in; comma after "1900" on copyright page; and perfect "e" in "spruce" and "t" in "might" bottom two lines, page 147. Gray cloth boards stamped in silver. Touch of rubbing to silver stamping on spine, otherwise crisp, bright and near fine. With bookplate of the famous collector Clifton Waller Barrett tipped to endpaper. BAL 11869. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Historia Insectorum Generalis, in qua quaecunque ad Insecta corumque mutationes spectant, dilucide ex fansioris philosophiae & experientiae principiis explicantur. Ex Beligica Latinam fecit Henricus Christianus Henninius.

      Erste lateinische Ausgabe ca 20x15 cm (10) 212 (18) Seiten mit Titelvignette in Holzschnitt, 13 teils gefaltete Kupfertafeln und 1 gefaltete Tabelle Pergamenteinband um 1900 mit mittelalterlichen Manuskript (gutes, sauberes Exemplar)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        Salzburg.

      [ca. 1900].. Öl auf Holz. 34, 5 x 48 cm. Gerahmt in altem schwarzen Holzrahmen. Vom Künstler signiert. Die schöne Ansicht zeigt die Hohenfestung Salzburg in südwestlicher Richtung mit Häusergruppe und Bäumen im Vordergrund. Das Untersbergmassiv steht im Hintergrund. - Petrides arbeitete zunächst im Atelier von Hermann Burghart. Nach seinen Landschaftsmotiven wurden auch Ansichtskarten angefertigt. Stadtansichten sind seltener. Er war Mitglied des Dürerbundes. 1904 hatte er eine Goldmedaille auf der Weltausstellung in St. Louis, USA verliehen bekommen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Mimic War

      New York: Edgar O. Clark, n.d., ca. 1900. Complete set of twenty-five six inch chromolithographed cardboard soldiers nailed to their wooden stands, in the original box and with the original fold-up tent. The uniforms represent the Spanish-American War. Here is a cannoneer, with foot soldiers, a naval contingent and the requisite marching band. One soldier bears a resemblance to Roosevelt himself. We note only three creases on the twenty-five soldiers; otherwise they are in fine, as new condition, each securely nailed to their original wooden bases. The tent has had a minor repair to the tab which keeps it upright, with a few old pinholes there suggesting a pin was used to close it before the tab was repaired. Overall a fine set in its original box with the lithographed cover. The box does have a couple of tears and lacks a small piece of the lid flap on one end else it is in very good condition. Beginning about 1857, sets of toy solders were produced on strips or sheets, to be cut out and assembled by the purchaser. About 1890, though, a process was developed to adhere lithographs to board, then nailing the feet to a small wooden block, making for a sturdy play set. Though McLoughlin Bros. was the leader in cardboard toy soldiers, Sowdon and Clark (and after Sowdon's death, Edgar O. Clark alone) was practically the only small firm to surpass McLoughlin's quality. Sources suggest only a few sets were issued, making them significantly rarer than their McLoughlin counterparts. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Fleurs et photographies de Terre Sainte.

      - Jéruzalem, Boulos Meo, [N.D. (ca. 1900)]. Oblong folio (29.2 x 40.6 cm). Mounted photos. Bevelled, polished olive wood panels with carved vignette and wooden inlays. Later red morocco spine with gilt title.= The work consists of thick boards with, mounted, and captioned large full colour photos (sheet size 30.4 x 23.0 cm, actual photo size 25 x 18 cm) of towns and other places in the Holy Land, and still lifes of real, dried, flowers from nearby localities. The colours of the flowers are beautifully preserved. The photos show Jaffa, Jeruzalem, Bethlehem, and many other places. This is a very rare, large size copy of a work published in various editions by Boulos Meo. "a family of Italian origin that came to the Holy Land with the Crusades. Boulos Meo opened a shop near the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem in 1872, supplying souvenirs, photographs and postcards to an ever-increasing number of tourists. Books, pairing photographs of sacred places with collages of dried flowers from the sites on the facing pages, were popular in the late 19th century. Bound in olive wood, a material often used by the local craftsmen to make mementos, the albums combined views of the Holy Land with tangible elements of the earth. The Boulos Meo business later served as a cafe and a source for antiquities and Persian rugs, remaining open until 1994." (The Alexander Museum of Postal History and Philately: alexandercollection website). With a large, handwritten dedication to Sir Reginald Wingate Pascha, dated 3 juin 1818. "Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, 1st Baronet GCB, GCVO, GBE, KCMG, DSO, TD (1861-1953) was a British general and administrator in Egypt and the Sudan" (Wikipedia). Some wear to the panels with the inlay partly perished; some light foxing, but usually clean. A very good copy, with an interesting provenance. This edition should not be confused with the usually later editions, which also have olive wood panels and dried flowers, but measure only 11 by 17 cm, or even smaller, and are with or without photographs. This copy is of a very unusual, sumptuous size and we could not trace any other copy in the market. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Six Decades in Texas or Memoirs of Richard Francis Lubbock

      Ben C. Jones & Co. Printers, Austin, Texas 1900 - First edition, very good condition with original lime green cloth covered boards. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Gilt lettering on front board and spine still has sheen. Corners have short curls with some rubs, bottom edge of boards have spot color fading. Previous owner name on FFEP, dated May 22, 1900. Illustrated with full page engravings and etchings. 685 pages includes index. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1900 & 1901 & 1903 & 1904 Wisden Hardbacks-Set of 4 earlyHBs

      - Hi and Welcome to our Store. We are selling our HBs off in chunks, happy to split the sets or to send more details and pictures, please just ask us or the admin team here. This lot is a Set of 4 WW1 Hardback Wisdens - 1900 to 1904 Wisden Hardbacks without 1902. In Good Condition but things to note. The 1900 has some restoration to the front board and spine a bump to the rear board and what looks a facsimile plate. The 1901 in very good condition but touch ups to the paste downs and photoplate. The 1903 has restored hinges (as always) but wear to the spine cloth , rather worn throughout with touch ups to the pastedown tops. The 1904 is very good but repaired hinges and pastedown touch ups. A cheap and cheerful set if you dont mind the odd funny. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wisden Shop]
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        Coppia di lettere inviate a Emilio Berti. Datate Milano 1900-1901

      Bell'assieme di brevi missive riguardanti l'attività di militanza politica della ''Critica Sociale'': - Lettera autografa di Turati su cartolina postale con intestazione con timbro ''Avv. Filippo Turati'', datata Milano 21/2/1901 in cui chiede a Berti notizie per il pagamento dell'abbonamento alla ''Critica'', si scusa inoltre per il ritardo nella risposta. ''La critica non si diffonde che per.. lenta, da abbonato ad abbonato'' - Lettera autografa di Anna Kuliscioff su cartolina postale con intestazione con timbro ''La Critica Sociale - Milano'', datata 18/3/1900 in cui dice al Berti che Turati non c'è e che comunque non potrebbe intercedere in favore del suo amico commediografo: ''..Sono dispiacente di dirle che Milano è l'ambiente meno indicato per portare avanti un giovane artista''.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        The Son of the Wolf. Tales of the Far North

      Macmillan, New York 1900 - Octavo. original dark green cloth decoratively stamped in silver, lettered in silver and green. Frontispiece illustration. Spine heel slightly frayed, very slight rubbing of silver at corners, endpapers with slight offsetting, else a very nice copy First edition, first issue of London's first book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Japanisches Palais Dresden. Aquarell, auf Malpappe aufgezogen.

      Um 1900. - Signiert "A. Tittelbach". Das farbfrische Aquarell zeigt den Blick auf das Japanische Palais in der Dresdener Neustadt vom Garten aus gesehen. - Das Papier ist fest auf ein Malpappe montiert. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        History of Egypt

      London: Groiler Society, 1900. Leather_bound. Very good. London: Groiler Society, Circa 1900s. Leather_bound. Thriteen volumes. Octavo. The History of Egypt by Gaston Maspero, containing over twelve hundred colored plates and illustrations. Bound by the publisher's in three quarter green morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt floral decorations and title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Sven Hedin: Die Geographisch-wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse meiner Reisen in Zentralasien, 1894-1897.

      Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1900. Ergänzungsband 28. 399 Seiten, mit 6 Karten, u. 83 Figuren u. Skizzen im Text Halbleinen Bibl.-Ex., Guter Zustand. 1 S. mit Einriss. Papier alterungsbedingt leicht vergilbt. Versand D: 3,99 EUR Tarim-Becken, Kwen-Lun-Gebirge, Erdkunde, Reisen, Reise-Routen, Türkei, Ostturkestan, Osttürkei, geographische Forschung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Haker GmbH & Co. KG]
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        Zur Geschichte der astronomischen Messwerkzeuge. 2 Bände (komplett) 1. Band: Von Purbach bis Reichenbach 1450 bis 1830 / 2. Band (Schluss-Band): Von 1830 bis um 1900.

      VIII, 132 Seiten, 171 Abbildungen / XIV, 161 Seiten, 293 Abbildungen Fol. Halbleinen Schöne Bibliothekseinbände, Rückengoldprägung. Nicht uniform gebunden. Leicht unterschiedliches Formate. Abbildungen auf Tafeln. Wenige saubere Anstreichungen auf einigen Seiten. Ausgesondertes Bibliotheksxemplar der Askania-Werke, daher Stempel auf den Titelblättern.

      [Bookseller: Krull GmbH]
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        Kansen Zuroku

      Hatsubaijo Mori Seishindo ca.1900s, Kyoto - A collection of 63 woodblock-printed patterns for traditional yuzen kimono, in 24 l. Yuzen is a type of fabric traditionally made in Kyoto - the word `yuzen` also refers to the process of dyeing silk fabrics for kimono and other clothing. Only one copy found in OCLC. No copies recorded in Japan. In original slipcase. Extremely mild foxing, mostly to boards, slight fading to slipcase. Minor tear to lower hinge of slipcase. Scarce, and beautiful. Text in Japanese. Due to size and weight of item, extra shipping charges may be applied. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        Anonyme (SCU0053)

      - Sculpture. Etude de nu. le Baiser, Rodin, Claudel. Tirage charbon d\'époque. Circa 1900. 35 x 45 cm. SCU0053

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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        Jugendstil design: original design from Vienna. "Holz- und Brandmal-Vorlage". Very large plates.

      - Jugendstil design: original design from Vienna. "Holz- und Brandmal-Vorlage". Very large plates. Vienna, Bier & Schöll, ca. 1900. 19 very large sheets (56 x 38 cm), numbered, with unique design. All but one in full colour, four with an identical, plain copy added (not counted), one tinted (for a total of 23 plates).l Each sheet shows a different, Jugendstil - or Art Nouveau - style design for applied art, such as a clock frame, wall or door decorations, leadlights, etc. The orientation is vertical. The Viennese firm Bier & Schöll specialized in applied art, and was active from the late 1800's until the 1920's. One plate is from another firm, Clement, Tournier & cie., in Geneva. The illustrator's logo, "P.P.", is stylized in the form of an Art Deco figurine. It's possible that the Geneva firm was the successor of Bier & Schöll. A very attractive set of fine, large plates.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        [TORRES STRAIT] Muralag man, Prince of Wales Island

      Circa 1900. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 100 mm, no photographer's imprint, remnants of a contemporary label inscribed 'Warrior, Prince of Wales [Island] Pacific costume'; in fine condition. The subject wears a headdress of the type known as dari, and poses with his bow and arrow - a weapon used in Melanesian cultures but not, of course, by Australian Aborigines. This striking portrait may be attributed to either of the studios of O. Watson or St. Austell (Richard Nicholas), both active on Thursday Island in the early years of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1900 : 1900 Original Hardback Wisden

      1900 - Hi, This lot is a 1900 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition, The 5th Hardback. This book is 100% Original. It has a couple of marks to the front board as shown but other than that it is a super book with bright gilt and clean pages. Great photoplate, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wisden Shop]
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        PARIS DE 1800 A 1900 d'après les estampes et les mémoires du temps.

      Plon. (Codice AN/1974) In 8° (cm 27,5) 3 voll., (18)+2.090 pp. compless. Bellissima opera figurata. La vita parigina attraverso il XIX secolo. Vol.I: 1800-1830 (Le Consulat, le Premier Empire, la Restauration). II: 1830-1870 (La monarchie de Juillet, la Seconde République, Le Second Empire). III: 1870-1900 (Troisième République). Storia e cronaca, fatti e personaggi, scienze ed arti, moda, mondanità ecc. sullo sfondo delle trasformaz. architettoniche e urbanistiche di Parigi. Con ricchissimo corredo iconografico: con 4.000 tra incisioni e disegni, anche a piena pag. riprodotti in fac-simile da documenti orig. in parte inediti. Eleganti legature d'amatore m.pelle rossa, nervetti, tit. e scomparti ornati, sguardie marmorizz., nastrini. Ottima conservazione. (Hardcover, Fine). Euro 500.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        1900 & 1901 & 1903 & 1904 Wisden Hardbacks-Set of 4 earlyHBs

      Hi and Welcome to our Store. We are selling our HBs off in chunks, happy to split the sets or to send more details and pictures, please just ask us or the admin team here. This lot is a Set of 4 WW1 Hardback Wisdens - 1900 to 1904 Wisden Hardbacks without 1902. In Good Condition but things to note. The 1900 has some restoration to the front board and spine a bump to the rear board and what looks a facsimile plate. The 1901 in very good condition but touch ups to the paste downs and photoplate. The 1903 has restored hinges (as always) but wear to the spine cloth , rather worn throughout with touch ups to the pastedown tops. The 1904 is very good but repaired hinges and pastedown touch ups. A cheap and cheerful set if you dont mind the odd funny.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Geoffenbarter Einfluß in das allgemeine Wohl der Staaten der ächten Freymäurerey aus dem wahren Endzweck ihrer ursprünglichen Stiftung erwiesen, und der Schrift des Königl. Dänischen Etaatsraths Johann Jacob Mosers, von Geduldung der Freymäurergesellschaften, besonders in Absicht auf den Westphälischen Frieden, entgegen gesezt. Samt dem klar- und deutlichen Unterricht, das wahre Rosenkreutzerische Astralpulver ächt zu bereiten, und zum Besten des gemeinen Wesens wider fast alle Krankheiten zu gebrauchen.

      160 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Wolfstieg 27578 Gardner 134 Kopp II, 221 Holzmann-Boh., Pseud.-Lex., 220 Weller 1, 112. Ferchl 418. - Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Freimaurerschrift, die eine Replik auf den Diskurs des dänischen Juristen J. J. Moser darstellt, der die Freimaurer als staatsgefährdend dargestellt hatte und die Frage eines Verbots in den Raum gestellt hatte. - Über den Verfasser herrscht Uneinigkeit. Kopp weist die Schrift H. K. von Ecker und Eckhoffen zu, ebenso Gardner. - Hingegen sieht Wolfstieg in Schleiss von Löwenfeld den wahren Autor. Dieser Auffassung sind auch Holzmann und Bohatta. Quelle ist das "Handbuch der Freimaurer", Leipzig, 1900, mit dem Hinweis, daß H. C. von Ecker sich des Pseudonyms "Blumenoek, K. H. L. von" bediente und so leicht eine Verwechslung vorkommt. - Bezug des Vorderdeckels mit Fehlstellen. Etwas braunfleckig. Es fehlt das Errata-Blatt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Maispaziergang.

      Original-Kaltnadelradierung. In der Platte monogramiert und datiert. KH 1900 (die 9 spiegelverkehrt). Von Hofer eigenhändig in Bleistift beschriftet und signiert. Bildgröße 15,1 x 20 cm (Blattgröße 30,2 x 45,3 cm). Ohne Auflagenbezeichnung. - Rathenau 5/I (vermutet eine Auflage von 30 Exemplaren). - Leicht angeschmutzt und minimal stockig. - Unter Passepartout.

      [Bookseller: Londoner Versandantiquariat]
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        Othmar Brioschi: Frühling in der römischen Campagna (Originalzeichnung)

      1900 - Pastellkreiden, Farbstifte und Bleistift auf Papier. 33 x 46,5 cm. Links unten signiert und bezeichnet: „O. Brioschi. Rom” BIOGRAFIE: Othmar Brioschi (1854 Wien - 1912 Rom) Als Sohn eines italienisch-österreichischen Theatermalers absolviert Othmar Brioschi eine der Familientradition entsprechende Ausbildung in München. Dort besucht er zugleich die Akademie, um sich in der Figuren- und Landschaftsmalerei fortzubilden. Zurück in Wien arbeitet Brioschi zunächst bei seinem Vater und tritt als Student der Akademie in die Meisterklasse für Landschaftsmalerei ein. 1882 ermöglicht ihm die Verleihung des großen Staatspreises einen zweijährigen Aufenthalt in Rom, wo er ab 1885 ständig wohnt. Unter den deutschsprachigen Künstlerkollegen genießt Brioschi hohes Ansehen und erhält 1905 eine Professur an der Accademia di San Luca. Die Stimmung der römischen Landschaft ist das zentrale Thema von Brioschis Kunst. Für seine minutiös ausgeführten Zeichnungen verwendet er bevorzugt getönte Papiere, seidig schimmernde Graphit- und Farbstifte sowie helle Aquarell- und Gouachefarben. In seinen vom Spätimpressionismus beeinflussten Ölgemälden setzt er die Farbe in pastosen Flecken nebeneinander und steigert so deren Leuchtkraft, wodurch das Licht zum primären Ausdrucksträger des Bildes wird. Obgleich sich Brioschi an topographische Vorgaben hält, erscheinen seine meist menschenleeren Darstellungen aufgrund gestreckter Formate, eigenwilliger Perspektiven und unkonventioneller Bildausschnitte nur mittelbar der Realität verpflichtet. Fast muten sie wie symbolistische Traumlandschaften an, die den Betrachter zu meditativer Versenkung einladen. Den Höhepunkt in Brioschis Schaffen bildet ein 1898 im Auftrag von Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand entstandener Zyklus mit 17 Ansichten aus dem Park der Villa d’Este in Tivoli. Elegisch und mystisch zugleich wirken seine Zeichnungen mit Motiven aus den weltberühmten Gartenanlagen, die schon in früheren Jahrhunderten Künstler aus ganz Europa inspiriert haben. Das in der vatikanischen Druckerei als bibliophiles Mappenwerk vervielfältigte Kompendium begründet Brioschis Ruf als einer der hervorragendsten österreichischen Landschaftsmaler in Italien um 1900. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation [Fertilization] in the Vegetable Kingdom [Uncut]

      London: John Murray, 1900. Second Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. 8vo: viii,487,[1]pp, with one diagram, 109 tables. Original publisher's standard green pebbled cloth, covers paneled in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, black end papers, book plate on front paste down. As with first edition, spine title spells "fertilisation" with a "z," while title page uses an "s." The text of this edition remains unaltered up to p. 370, where the addition of a large footnote necessitated resetting of the remaining pages. A truly superlative example, completely uncut (unopened) and virtually pristine. Freeman 1260. Second Edition, fifth impression. Meant as a complement to "Fertlisation of Orchids," but "too technical and too detailed to command a wide sale." (Freeman) N.B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes.

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., (c.1900) - THE AUTOCRAT EDITION. 13 vols., illustrated. Bound in 1/2 blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edge gilt, others uncut, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, spines slightly sunned otherwise VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drawing of Skaters

      Near Fine. N.d., circa 1900. The pen and ink drawing is 11 by 18 cm, oblong. Depicted are a few skaters in the foreground, one woman brought to her knees, and a sketchy crowd in the background. Not to be mistaken for the automaker industrialist who lived during the same time, the English artist Ford is best remembered for illustrations in the popular Andrew Lang colored fairy book series. Besides doing illustrations for books by Scott and Kipling, among many others, Ford did free-standing painting, some of which today hangs in museum collections. Matted. Light soiling by the edges.

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        The Golden Age

      London and New York: John Lane, the Bodley Head. 1900. F First Edition Thus, Later Printing. H Hard Cover. Good +. Slight wear to extremities (chiefly to head and foot of spine, spine edges and corners; fraying); slight scuffing to lower edge of upper cover; slight rubbing and browning to covers (cloth; chiefly to edges); slight starting and weakening to inner hinges (at spine edges; chiefly to lower hinges); slight shaking to few signatures; previous owner's ink inscription on first preliminary leaf; slight internal browning to edges and endpapers. [8], 252, [2] pages + plates. Later issue of the John Lane edition; contains 17 essays and a prologue, plus the Parrish illustrations. Originally published in the US in 1895 by Stone & Kimball (see Kramer #43); dated 1900 on title page recto and with copyright date of 1899 opposite; printed in the US. With a tipped-in presentation card, boldly signed by Parrish in black ink (and otherwise blank), attached to half-title page. Signed: I Signed by Illustrator

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        Survey of London [ Complete Set, with Monographs, 67 Volumes ]

      P. S. King & Son. And Others, London 1900 - Complete in 50 volumes of the Survey, 17 volumes on the Monogrpahs. [ 67 volumes in all ] First 41 volumes of the Survey, bound in modern blue cloth, last 9 volumes bound in original publishers blue cloth. Monographs bound in mixed bindings. Library number on base on spines. All Survey volume bindings in very good clean firm solid condition. 2 volumes of the monographs showing signs of wear, other volumes in very good clean firm condition. Internally, small library stamps throughout. Pages and plates in very good clean condition throughout. These volumes have been lightly used, and are in very good clean solid condition. A very nice complete set. Size: Quarto

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        [Hawaiian fishes: seven rare publications with full-colour illustrations]

      Honolulu, various publishers including the Honolulu Aquarium, ca. 1900-1930. Seven items, as follows: one large, oblong atlas (30.0 x 22.7 cm) with photographic frontispiece, two text leaves, and 20 full-colour plates of Hawaiian fish. Printed wrappers; [AND] two small booklets and four (16.0 x 10.7 cm) colour printed envelopes acting as ‘postcards'; all six with leporello (concertina) full-colour fish and fishery printings (12 or 18-22 images each - on rectos and versos; one with an extra-full colour postcard loosely inserted). One booklet oblong (12.5 x 17.5 cm) with only 12 images and versos blank, in full green cloth with large pictorial gilt front cover and title "Hawaiian Fishes", the other booklet measuring 17.2 x 12.5 cm, with blue cloth boards, large gilt vignette on the front board and title "Fishes of Hawaii".= The first item is a special edition, probably published in very low numbers, by a Honolulu-based company supporting the Honolulu Seawater Aquarium. It contains a photoprint of the newly founded aquarium and, by permission of the U.S. Fish Commission, it includes the fine full-colour plates for David Starr Jordan and B. W. Eigenmann's rare report on the fishes and fisheries of the Hawaiian islands, published in 1902 in 250 copies only. All other items are also related to the Honolulu Aquarium. ‘The Aquarium was built in 1904 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Cooke on land denoted for the purpose by Mr. James B. Castle' (from the introductory texts). All items are meant for identification of the most popular and colourful fish in the aquarium, and as a souvenir of the visit to the aquarium. None is dated, but of the four envelopes, the oldest states, in the right top corner ‘Postage 1 cent without message', two slightly younger ones have ‘1 cent' replaced by ‘1½ cent', and the most recent one simply states ‘place stamp here'. Some light wear, the first item with some light damp staining at the outer top edge; one leporello partly torn at fold, otherwise a very good, unmarked set. All items are rare, especially in such a good condition. Dean I, p. 651 (for Jordan & Eigenmann).

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        The Animals' Trip To Sea.

      Landscape 4to. Original slate-grey cloth-backed glazed pictorial chromolithographed boards, floral blue endpapers; pp. [36]; with 11 fine and glorious chromolithographed plates including one double-page spread, 6 other full-page illustrations in line, and other vignettes and a pictorial title-page; a wonderful copy with small wear to forecorners and some dust-soiling and light scratching to lower cover, internally in near fine state throughout with one very unobtrusive, and invisibly repaired, short tear to lower edge of one text leaf (20mm). First edition, succeeded by a smaller and reduced edition issued in landscape octavo format in 1906. This impressive large-scale first is scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        [QUEENSLAND] ABC des deux mondes

      [Cover title]. Paris : EmileGuérin, [c.1900]. Small quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, staple bound, [10] pp, an all illustrated alphabet picture book based on geography, with 5 pages in colour; text in French; the letter Q is for Queensland, and shows a mounted Light Horseman; other letters include K for Kimberley (South Africa), J for Jamaica and O for Odessa; a well preserved copy, clean and unmarked. Very scarce. No copy located in OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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