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        Presentation album of photographs by J.H. Lithgow, Launceston, Tasmania, 1900

      Oblong quarto, half morocco over gilt lettered cloth boards (rubbed, lower board discoloured), front paste-down with calligraphic manuscript presentation inscription 'Mr. & Mrs. R.W. Hart. With sincere wishes for their Happiness and Prosperity, from Mr. & Mrs. J.H. Lithgow. 17.4.1900'; containing [24] toned carbon print photographs in format 150 x 200 mm, mounted recto and verso of 12 album leaves of thick card, all with calligraphic captions beneath the image; scattered mild spotting to the mounts, the carbon prints all fine or near fine. J.H. Lithgow, a professional chemist in Launceston, was a talented amateur photographer and a member of the Northern Tasmanian Camera Club. Lithgow produced this highly artistic and breathtakingly beautiful album of his own photographs - all of them superb toned carbon prints of Tasmanian scenes (with the exception of the last, a Glenelg seacsape) - to present to the prominent Launceston couple, Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Hart, possibly on the occasion of their marriage, in April 1900. The colour of the prints alternates between various shades of blue, green, sepia and grey, and the subjects include the Salmon Ponds; New Norfolk; the Derwent; the Lachlan; Russell Falls; Collins Falls; Lady Franklin's willows; Quamby estate, near Launceston; Corra Linn; hop picking, and a fox hunt. Chris Long, in Natural Colour Photography in Australia 1895-1960 (an appendix to Gael Newton'sShades of Light online)notes that in 1907 Lithgow, in partnership with F.E. Burbury, acquired the first autochrome plates to arrive in Australia. The album of Lithgow's photographs we offer here is a magnificent example of pre-Federation amateur photography in Australia.

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        A Ball Players Career: Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscences of Adrian C.Anson Late Manager and Captain of the Chicago Base Ball Club

      Era Publishing Co. 1900 - Hardback book (no dust jacket) titled A BALL PLAYERS CAREER by Adrian C. Anson.Published by Era Publishing Co. in 1900. Illustrated with vintage black and white photographs. The life and times of 19th century Hall of Fame Baseball player.Boards show moderate scuffing/rubbing with spine a bit darkened - tips bumped - previous owners name written top of half title page, otherwise in very good condition. Bookseller since 1995 (LL-Sport-1-TS-down-L) rareviewbooks Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [NEW GUINEA; MISSIONARY] Dictionnaire de la langue de Roro-Mekeo

      Unpublished manuscript. Undated, but circa 1900. Small quarto size notebook, 230 x 180 mm, bound in heavy boards covered in hessian cloth, the upper board with the blind stamped crest of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Issoudun, front paste-down with a printed map of France laid down, manuscript title page (almost detached) 'Dictionnaire de la langue de Roro-Mekeo. J.M. Vitale Miss. du S.C.', unpaginated, containing approximately [200] leaves with manuscript entries in magenta ink recto and verso; Father Joseph Vitale's dictionary of Roro and Mekeo, Austronesian languages spoken by the indigenous people of Yule Island (the site of the Sacred Heart Mission) and the adjacent mainland on the southern coast of New Guinea; the pages divided into three columns and arranged alphabetically, with the French words and phrases in the left hand column and their equivalents in the centre and right hand columns; the binding has virtually disintegrated but the work is apparently complete, contained within the boards as a series of disbound quires; the pages are remarkably clean and well preserved. The Sacred Heart Mission at Yule Island was established in 1885, and Father Vitale was among the first group of missionaries to arrive there, working with the native Roro and Mekeo speakers both on Yule and at nearby stations from the 1890s until his death in 1947. His dictionary, which was never published, dates to the first generation of contact that the Roro and Mekeo people had with Europeans. It is very much a 'frontier' work, compiled in the field under trying conditions, and it records these languages as they would have been used prior to any external influence. A manuscript of paramount importance in the field of Austronesian linguistics.

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        La lune à un mètre : Souvenir de l'Exposition 1900

      [Paris : Exposition Universelle, 1900]. Lithograph on tinted paper laid down on board, as issued; circular format, diameter 400 mm; a couple of surface marks and tiny amounts of paper loss at the right edge, otherwise fine; mounted in a glazed frame. A striking souvenir "poster" produced for the Exposition Universelle held in Paris between April and November, 1900. The design is based on an image from the groundbreaking film by Georges Méliès, La lune à un mètre (1898), more famously known by its alternative title Le rêve d'un astronome (The Astronomer's dream).It was used to advertise one of the most popular attractions at the exhibition, a powerful telescope known as La grande lunette. Constructed specifically for the exhibition by Paul Gautier, the telescope was the centrepiece of the Palais d'Optique, andwas advertised under the rubrique La lune à un mètre (The moon from a distance of one metre). With the aid of this telescope, views of the moon's surface were displayed on a giant screen; these images were produced by the astronomers Maurice Loewy and Pierre Henri Puiseux as a series of large photographs which were printed for the public in stereoscopic and carte de visite format. The Exposition Universelle, which received 50 million visitors, was a showcase for the technology of the present and future. This poster celebrates marvellous advancements in both science (La grande lunette was the world's largest refracting telescope) and the arts (by drawing its design from the most recent of inventions, the motion picture).

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        [Works] The Court of France, The Old Regime, etc.

      London: Grolier Society, 1900. Luxembourg Edition, no. 71 of 1000 for England and America. With colored frontispieces, color printed title leaves. Printed at the Edinburgh Press. 14 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spines gilt, t.e.g. Spines very slightly rubbed (some small losses to head or foot of 4 vols., one lower joint starting) Very good. Luxembourg Edition, no. 71 of 1000 for England and America. With colored frontispieces, color printed title leaves. Printed at the Edinburgh Press. 14 vols. 8vo.

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        The writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. [complete in 22 volumes]

      Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co. 1900 - 22 octavo volumes. Old Manse edition. Original 1/2 red leather over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing, slight darkening to edges. Crisp and clean internally. A near fine set of Hawthorne's work. Contents: v. 1-2. Twice-told tales.--v. 3. Snow-image. --v. 4-5. Mosses from an old manse. --v. 6. The scarlet letter. --v. 7. House of seven gables. --v. 8. Blithedale romance. --v. 9-10. Marble faun. --v. 11. Our old home. --v. 12. Grandfather's chair, etc. --v. 13. Wonderbook and Tanglewood tales. --v. 14. Dolliver romance. --v. 15. Dr. Grimshawe's secret. --v. 16. Tales and sketches. --v. 17. Miscellanies. --v. 18. The American notebooks. --v. 19-22. Notes of travel. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geheime Kunstkammer: darin[n]en hundert allerhand Kriegs Stratagemata, auch andere unerhörte Secreta, und Machinae mirabiles zusehen, dergleichen in Europa (respectivè) wening zu finden. Ulm, Jonam Saur, 1628. 4to. Half vellum (ca. 1900).

      - Bircher A 4515; VD 17, 23:000295W (3 copies); not in Balsiger; Berlin Kat.; Jammes, Cabinets de curiosités; Murray; Sloos, Warfare and the age of printing; for Faulhaber: DSB IV, pp. 549-552. Very rare first and only edition of a catalogue of military and other instruments, models of machines, plans, etc., that Faulhaber displayed in the "Kunstkammer" in his house in Ulm. Johann Faulhaber (1580-1635), taught mathematics at Ulm, where his family moved around 1461, after serving as vassals of the Abbot of Fulda. He became the most important of the "Cossists", mathematicians concerned with algebra. After publishing his first arithmetic text, Faulhaber founded his own school in Ulm in 1600, which grew into an internationally famous educational institute for higher mathematical sciences. He later added an artillery and engineering school. Descartes came to study with him, and Faulhaber had a lively contact with Kepler. Applying mathematics to military engineering, the building of fortifications and the art of fire-arms, Faulhaber was also much in demand as fortification engineer, receiving commissions from the King of Sweden and many others. He published a large number of mathematical works, mostly in German, and invented a number of instruments and machines.Two different readers have checked off items in the catalogue, perhaps indicating those in their own collections.In very good condition.

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        Sketches And Studies In Italy And Greece

      Charles Scribner. Hardcover. ~Good. No DJ. Light to moderate shelf wear to boards; satisfaction guaranteed. Published in 1900. Two volumes by Scribners, the other by John Murray. In 3 volumes. Association copy: This book is from the collection of Elizabeth Story Donno and Daniel J. Donno. Elizabeth Donno was an esteemed Renaissance scholar and alumna of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, class of 1944. She received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Whitman in 1979. In the summer of 2009 her collection was donated to the Penrose Memorial Library at Whitman and we are slowly making it available for purchase. Proceeds from the sale of Donno's library benefit the Penrose Memorial Library, the local Walla Walla economy, and Earthlight Books, across the street from Whitman. If you are interested in more of her library please contact us directly. . Good. 1900.

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        The Works.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co,, 1900. With biographical introductions by his daughter, Anne Ritchie. In thirteen volumes. 13 volumes, octavo (195 x 128 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, titles and centre tool to spines, raised bands, burgundy cloth boards, marbled endpapers and edges. Photogravure portrait frontispiece of the author with tissue guard and further black and white plates. Some occasional light foxing, spines rubbed and uniformly faded to brown, a very good set. A handsomely bound set of Thackeray's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Masterpieces of the French Drama. Edited with Notes and Introductions by Walter Herries Pollock, Austin Dobson, George Saintsbury, and Andrew Lang.

      Oxford:: Clarendon Press, [1900].. [Series title]. 6 parts in 1 volume. Small 8vo. [xii], 136; [iv], 157, [1]; lv, [1], 100; [viii], 80; [viii], 123, [1]; 130, [2] pp. French and English texts [the English parts could be thought of as commentary]. Original decorative tree calf, highly polished, with a gilt emblem on upper cover, “Governors: The Worshipful Company of Brewers”, banded spine with gilt stamping, red gilt-stamped spine label, all edges gilt; joints rubbed. Prize binding. Very good. Contents: Alfred de Musset, On ne Badine Pas Avec L'Amour and Fantasio; Beaumarchais, Le Barbier de Sèville; Corneille, Horace; Molière, Les Précieuses Ridicules; Racine, Esther; Voltaire, Mérope. WITH A SPLENDID FORE-EDGE PAINTING SHOWING ACTORS AND THE THEATRE, five character actors on stage, one ‘prancing' towards the other who are grouped together. A thin violet border surrounds. Unsigned. Painted ca. 1980s-90s. Painted by the same artist who did other scenes on editions of Oliver Cromwell, and Thomas Hood. [This artist distributed from Harrington's].PROVENANCE: R.V. Grand, French Prize, Middle Sixth Form, July 29th, 1914, signed, Cecil Lubbock, Chairman of Gove.

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        Castel Toblino.

      1900 - Veduta di Castel Toblino con lago presumibilmente realizzato da artista di area germanofona. Si vende in cornice d’epoca. Formato: olio su tela di dimensioni 55x70 cm. Con cornice 67x81 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1200.00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        LORD JIM

      1900. [a fine copy] A Tale. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900. Original light green cloth decorated in black. First Edition of Conrad's fifth (and many would say his greatest) book, the psychological study of a mariner trying to recover his lost honor. Conrad planned to write only a short story when he began LORD JIM, with an eye toward forming a volume consisting of it, "Youth" and "Heart of Darkness"; however, once he got going, the story lengthened into six times its conceived size, and of course it had to become a book unto itself.~Published in an edition of 2,105 domestic copies in October 1900, LORD JIM was bound up without an ad catalogue -- so copies do not "vary" by ad date, like the later YOUTH. This is a remarkably clean copy, with virtually no wear and scarcely any soil -- FINE, other than some light foxing on the first few leaves, and on the page edges; there is a faint endpaper signature dated "Xmas 1900". We find LORD JIM to be the toughest of Conrad's first editions to find in fine condition. Cagle A5a.1.

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        Julius und Auguste oder der Orden des Bundes.

      2 in 1 Band. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 1 Bl., 220 S., 179 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit Lederrücken um 1900. Hayn-Got. III, 481 Kloss 3993 (Ausgabe von 1818) Wolfstieg 41568 Taute, Bundesromane 114: "Grobsinnliche Darstellung verschiedener Liebesverhältnisse. Fast in jedem Kapitel werden die Reize schöner Jungfrauen und wollüstiger Weiber beschrieben". - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Etwas berieben. Tls. leicht stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        [Collection of 63 photographs].[South Africa, ca. 1900]. Albumen or gelatin silver prints in various sizes (8.5 x 8.5 to 15.5 x 21.5 cm), loose, and several mounted with 2 or 8 to a cardboard leaf, some inscribed in negative ('Barnett & Co.', 'J.E.M.'), one with a stamp of 'C. Evans photographer, Kimberley', some with hand-written captions; a panoramic view mounted on linen.

      An appealing collection of photographs, including fine views of Durban, Cape Town, Transvaal, Kimberley, the Craddock Colony, and portraits of Chinese workers at the Simmer and Jack mine, an important goldmine at Johannesburg. The panorama (consisting of four separate photographs) shows Mafeking (now Mafikeng), site of the famous Siege of Mafeking. Three photographs relate to the Second Boer War; one of them depicts the British General Paul Methuen entering Kroonstad, another shows the destroyed Norval's Pont Bridge, blown up by the Boers. Panorama with some creasing to folds; some fading and staining. Overall in very good condition.

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        Expressionistische Strassenszene mit Markständen, alter Laterne und Marktfrauen im Schnee. Ölgemälde auf Platte, undeutlich signiert

      Bildmaß: 23,5 x 33 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 35 x 45 cm ). Meisterliches Ölgemälde auf Platte, leider sehr undeutlich in der linken unteren Ecke signiert ( über Hinweise zum Künstler würde ich mich freuen, der Vorname beginnt wohl mit E. ). Gezeigt werden ein paar Marktbuden an einer Straßenecke mit mehreren Passanten und Marktfrauen. Laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers eine Berliner Strassenszene um 1900 ( möglicherweise aber auch Paris ). Von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Ernst Albert Fischer-Coerlin. - Bootsausflug.

      - Historische Malerei. Zeichnung / Gouache, Bleistift, um 1900. Von Ernst Albert Fischer-Coerlin. 29,4 x 47 cm (Darstellung ) / 32,2 x 49,5 cm (Trägerkarton). Unten rechts innerhalb der Darstellung signiert. - Malerische Ansicht eines Bootsausfluges auf einem See in bergiger Landschaft. Ein junges Paar mit einem roten Sonnenschirm lässt sich von einem älteren, bärtigen Herren rudern. Ihnen gegenüber sitzt ein weiteres Paar, ein Kind lehnt sich aus dem Boot um eine Seerose zu pflücken. - Teilweise leicht gebräunt und minimal fleckig. Auf Trägerkarton kaschiert. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Ernst Albert Fischer-Coerlin (geb. 1853 Cörlin). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Studium an der Akademie Berlin. Meisterschüler bei Anton von Werner. Breites Schaffensspektrum über Supraporten, Historienbilder, Urkunden, Taufbriefe u.a. Regelmäßige Ausstellungen in der Großen Kunstausstellung Berlin. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Albums photos Pays Basque -

      1900-1901 - 1900 - 2 albums. 3.6 x 5 cm 284 petites photographies originales du Pays Basque (1900 et 1901) en noir et blanc, classées dans 2 albums de la marque Kodak. Toutes tranches dorées. En bon état. Souvenirs de villégiature d'une famille de la bourgeoisie à Biarritz, Saint-Jean de Luz, Guéthary et Bayonne. Presque toutes les photos sont légendées. Principalement des vues de sites architecturaux ou naturels prises dans ces 4 villes et un certain nombre de scènes pittoresques (procession du 17 juin à Biarritz, boeufs travaillant à un terrassement, voiture à âne, marché aux boeufs de la négresse, douaniers, mendiant, pêcheur, marchand espagnol, jeu de pelotte, bohémiens). Environ un quart des photos sont d'ordre familial. Les 33 dernières photos ont été prises à Rheinfelden en 1902 et Bagnols et Uzès en 1903. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works. With editorial introductions by Paul Leicester Ford, Edward Everett Hale, Capt. Alfred T. Mahan.

      New York and London: D. Appleton & Company, [c.1900] - 32 volumes, octavo (210 x 139 mm). Octavo. Contemporary dark blue half morocco, uniformly faded to tan, titles and floral decoration to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spines and boards a little rubbed, an excellent set. With steel engravings in colour and in monochrome. Title pages printed in colour on vellum. Mohican edition. This edition is limited to 250 sets of which this is number 52.

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        HISTOIRE DE L'ART DU JAPON - Ouvrage publié par la Commission Impériale du Japon à l'Exposition universelle de Paris, 1900

      Paris: Maurice de Brunoff, 1900 - In-Folio - 279pp - 5 Color Plates, 68 B/w Plates (double-page) 99 B/w reproductions all protected with the original glassine. Luxurious work published on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1900. Text in French language. Half-vellum Binding decorated with the publisher, percaline dishes, silk guards, golden head. In Fine condition (approx. 6 Kilograms) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lord Jim.

      London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1900. First edition of one of Conrad's finest novels. Octavo, original cloth. A near fine example with some wear to the extremities and the endpapers ever so slightly browned. First printing with the first issue points including the misprints "anyrate" p. 77, l. 5, "cure" (instead of "cured") p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, the omission of "keep" after "can" p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, and "his" p. 319, last line, being printed below the line. "In a moment of crisis, an idealistic ship's officer abandons his post, leaving several hundred passengers to drown. The event at the center of Joseph Conrad's acclaimed novel establishes the character and fate of Jim. Tormented by his defection from his code of conduct, Jim embarks on the globe-traveling quest to regain honor. In the process, he insinuates himself as a leader among a people unaware of his past. Arthur Symons and other critics read Lord Jim as an exploration of Conrad's own 'ideal of an applauded heroism', an ideal that confronts the demands of pragmatism. Others see an allegory for Conrad's guilt over abandoning his native Poland or, alternatively, a story of universal shame. Conrad has come under modern attack for associating 'natives' with chaos and evil. But in Conrad's novels, it is ultimately the colonial system itself that is fraught with horror." (NYPL Books of the Century 67). Listed by Modern Library as one of the 100 great novels of the twentieth century.

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        The Works.

      New York, George D. Sproul,, 1900. 24 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery in green morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, boards surrounded by multi-rules with fleur de lys devices and a further central fleur de lys device onlaid in red morocco, marbled endpapers, green and red morocco doblures elaborately tooled with fleur de lys devices, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With monochrome illustrations. Bookplate to front free endpaper, spines uniformly faded to light brown, an excellent set handsomely bound. Japanese imperial vellum edition. Limited to 180 numbered copies.

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        The Works of Theophile Gautier in 24 Volumes. Translated By F. C. De Sumichrast

      George D. Sproul, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 24 volume set. Octavo. Finely bound by The Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery in Green morocco leather with full gilt-paneled gilt fleur-de-lis borders, spine compartments. Gilt geometric center cover panels with red morocco inlay. Gilt fleur-de-lis turn ins. Gilt fleur-de-lis scarlet morocco doublures. Raised bands. Minor rubbing to a few spine heads. Very minor fading to spines. Top edge gilt. Marbled end pages. No. 9 of 300 sets. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        The Adventures of a Journalist

      London: Sands & Company, 1900. First Edition. One of the least common Queen's Quorum titles. Rear hinge starting; minor bumping and wear; very good or better; in a custom quarter-morocco clamshell box.

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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.

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        L'Ermitage - Revue artistique et littéraire Année complète 1900 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Bureaux de la Revue, 1900. Fine. Bureaux de la Revue, Paris 1900, 11,5x18,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Originale.binding editor to bradel half dark green calico, smooth back, as part of black morocco, gilt small iron and double gold in net queue.Douze numbers from January to December 1900. conservées.Chaque number Covers Edition is illustrated with a literary xylographie.Contributions Henry Bataille, Paul Claudel, Paul Fort, Henri Ghéon, André Gide, Francis Jammes, etc.Publication founded in 1890 by Henri Mazel, the Hermitage is a monthly magazine owned by the first wave Small journals Symbolists. In 1895, the magazine between declining and its new director, Edouard Ducoté, uses André Gide. The editorial team is reduced to twelve regular contributors, friends Gide. After many difficulties and attempts to overhaul the editorial team (Remy de Gourmont to make a pass and will also contribute financially in 1905), the Hermitage breathed his last in 1906. The Hermitage manages to detach other important magazines of the time as the Mercure de France or La Revue blanche because it boasts eclectic and apolitical; on its cover, you can also read that it is "the only journal that deals with politics or sociology [but] which deals only with literature and art." His illustrations are small art nouveau, and, true to his state of mind symbolist, employees are more interested in poetry than novel. Tiphaine Samoyault, French literary critic, says that the Hermitage expresses a transition straddles the fin de siècle aestheticism and poetry avant-garde of the 1910s. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur à la bradel en demi percaline verte foncée, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, petit fer doré et double filet doré en queue. Douze numéros de janvier à décembre 1900. Couvertures conservées. Chaque numéro est illustré d'une xylographie. Contributions littéraires de Henry Bataille, Paul Claudel, Paul Fort, Henri Ghéon, André Gide, Francis Jammes, etc. Publication fondée en 1890 par Henri Mazel, l'Ermitage est une revue mensuelle appartenant à la première vague des petites revues symbolistes. Dans les années 1895, la revue entre en déclin, et son nouveau directeur, Edouard Ducoté, fait appel à André Gide. L'équipe de rédaction est alors réduite à douze collaborateurs réguliers, amis de Gide. Après de multiples difficultés et tentatives de remaniement de l'équipe rédactionnelle (Remy de Gourmont y fera un passage et y contribuera également financièrement en 1905), l'Ermitage rend son dernier soupir en 1906. L'Ermitage parvient à se détacher d'autres revues importantes de l'époque comme le Mercure de France ou la Revue blanche car elle se revendique éclectique et apolitique ; sur sa couverture, on peut d'ailleurs lire que c'est "la seule Revue qui ne s'occupe ni de politique ni de sociologie [mais] qui traite uniquement de littérature et d'art." Ses petites illustrations sont de style art nouveau, et, fidèle à son état d'esprit symboliste, ses collaborateurs s'intéressent davantage à la poésie qu'au roman. Tiphaine Samoyault, critique littéraire française, estime que l'Ermitage exprime une transition à cheval sur l'esthétisme fin de siècle et la poésie d'avant-garde des années 1910.

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        Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe from the 16th to the 19th Century.

      Philadelphia: George Barrie, [c.1900] - 24 volumes, octavo (215 x 140 mm). Contemporary green morocco by Stikeman for Brentano's, titles to spine gilt, spine decorated gilt in compartments, covers elaborately gilt, wide turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spines toned, occasional rubbing to extremities; an excellent set. Frontispieces in coloured and uncoloured states, richly illustrated with all plates in two states, all with tissue-guards. Limited edition, number 262 of 1,000 sets printed on japon; this set printed for Mr Thomas Breslin. An attractive and richly illustrated work on European court intrigue, which includes works on the courts of Marie Antoinette and Napoleon. With the bookplate of William Lawrence O'Neill (1935–2016) to the front pastedowns, and his initialled inscriptions dated December 1932 to the front free binder's blanks of vols. V and IX. From the library, though unmarked as such, of Walter Ward Jr.

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        Ornastele E,nossed Metal Ceilings Dadoes Friezes Comices & Mouldings

      1900 CIRCA 1900 - General wear, top right corner creased, with water stain at the top right corner throughout (doesn't effect the text or illustrations), rubbed extremities, small pencil marking on front endpaper, small water stain at foot of spine, previous owners stamp on front cover & post title page page, title page and copyright page has been torn out. FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS OF DECORATIVE CEILINGS SUPERB DESIGNS OF A LOST ART. DATE PUBLISHED: 1900 CIRCA EDITION: 160 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Seconde Patrie.

      S.D. (1900), Collection Hetzel - Grand in-8 ( 280 X 185 mm ) de 471 pages, cartonnage de percaline polychrome de l’éditeur ( signé Engel, plaque de C. Blancheland ) "à la mappemonde dorée", dos "au phare", 2ème plat type «q», toutes tranches dorées. 68 illustrations de Georges ROUX dont 12 grandes chromotypographies. Première édition. In-fine, catalogue BH de 4 pages. Très rares rousseurs claires, bel exemplaire. Verne,Voyages,Cartonnage,Enfantina,Hetzel, [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works. With biographical introductions by his daughter, Anne Ritchie. In thirteen volumes.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1900 - 13 volumes, octavo (195 x 128 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, titles and centre tool to spines, raised bands, burgundy cloth boards, marbled endpapers and edges. Some occasional light foxing, spines rubbed and uniformly faded to brown, a very good set. Photogravure portrait frontispiece of the author with tissue guard and further black and white plates. A handsomely bound set of Thackeray's works.

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        The Copper Resources of California, Bulletin No 23; (bound with) Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of California, Bulletin 19; (bound with) Saline Deposits of California, Bulletin 24

      San Francisco and Sacramento: California State Mining Bureau, 1900. 3 volumes bound as one. All three are First Editions, published 1902/1901/1902 respectively -- not cheaply-made modern reprints. Bound together in black cloth with black leather spine and corners, stamped in shiny gold on the spine. The leather joints have a hairline crack. SEE PHOTOS. The original colored wraps for all three books are bound-in. The binding is in Near Very Good condition. Internal condition is Very Good+. The ink stamp of Harry M. Roche is on the front endpaper. All three books are profusely illustrated with photos and maps. Many of the maps are fold-out and printed in color. COPPER RESOURCES has 69 illustrations (mostly photos) and 8 maps of which 3 are folding. The largest: Map of California Copper Deposits, unfolds to 29.5" wide by 36" tall. Another fold-out is: Geological Map of the Western Portion of the Shasta County Copper Belt. OIL AND GAS YIELDING FORMATIONS has 35 photos and 13 fold-out maps, including Geological Map of Territory between Los Angeles and Santa Ana River; Los Angeles Oil Fields 1898-1900; Geological Sketch Map of the Peninsula of San Pedro; Geological Sketch Map of SE Portion of Orange Co.; Devils Gate Oil District; Sketch Map of Summerland Oil Wells; Coalinga Oil District, Fresno Co. 1900; etc. SALINE DEPOSITS has 98 photos and 5 maps. Three of the maps are folding. Two of them are quite large and in color: Map of California Saline Deposits 1902 [unfolds to 29" wide by 36" tall]; Saline Deposits of the Southern Portion of California [unfolds to 30.5" wide by 30.5" tall].. First Editions. Hardcover. Near Very Good condition. 8vo. 282pp. + 236pp. + 215pp.

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        JUDA - GESÄNGE VON BÖRRIES, FREIHERRN VON MÜNCHHAUSEN MIT BUCHSCHMUCK VON E M LILIEN

      Berlin: Egon Fleischel,. N.D.. Hardcover. (1900) , Viertes bis Sechtes Tausend. Original decorated publisher’s cloth, 4to. Unpaginated (about 100 pages) . INSCRIBED BY E. M. LILIEN on blank front endpaper. A beautifully illustrated book of German poems on Biblical themes by Lilien's Christian friend Börries Freiherr von Münchausen (1874-1945) , a German poet and writer. This rare book is decorated with many elaborate engravings and decorated text frames made by early Bezalel artist E. M. Lilien. 240x185mm. Unpaginated. This fine example of Jewish Jugendstil signed by its foremost representative. Repair to top of spine, very light use wear, otherwise Very Good Condition, a beautiful copy. (AMR-39-6) .

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        Mexico (title from cover)

      67-page photograph album with 118 original late 19th or early 20th century black-and-white photographs and 15 photochromes depicting political figures, landscape views, towns and townspeople, daily life, churches, art, architecture, and scenes from daily life, some photographs with handwritten captions in pencil or with incised label within the plate, locations include Zacatecas, Silao, the Catedral de Aguascalientes, Tampico, Guanajuato, Queretaro, Mexico City, Orizaba, Xalapa, Oaxaca, and Mitla, scenes include bullfighting, washing and mixing ore, a funeral, laundry, spinning, weaving, coffee plantations, sugar cane, canyons, the Árbol del Tule, many of the photographs signed within the plate "Scott" (for Homer Scott) or "Waite Photo" (for Charles Burlingame Waite). Some scattered minor soiling or age-darkening to some album pages, photographs overall in very good condition, a few with minor fading, some of the photochromes with wear or loss. Most photographs 5" x 7". Oblong 4to. 3/4 leather album, professionally repaired. N.p. (various cities in Mexico) circa 1900. Homer Scott, born in 1880, was a founding member of the American Society of Cinematographers in 1919, but in his early years he made several trips from El Paso, Texas into Mexico to photograph both sides of the Mexican Revolution. During one trip he was arrested and nearly executed as a spy before being released. He took photographs for several publications including the New York Herald, founded the Scott Photo Company, and worked with the Mexican War Photo Postcard Company. Charles Burlingame Waite was originally from California, and worked briefly in El Paso before moving to Mexico in 1896. He opened a photography studio in Mexico City that remained in operation until Waite left Mexico in 1913. During those years Waite photographed archaeological and scientific expeditions, contributed to periodicals and tourist guides, and worked on commission for a number of business. He became best known for his photographs of landscapes and daily life, which were widely distributed as postcards.

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        Bound collection of 39 offprints [see below]

      V.p., 1900. Bound in order by size together in early 20th-century tan cloth (a bit dampstained), "Orthopedics" printed on spine; spine head cracked, gift bookplate of the Library of the Bridgeport Medical Association on front pastedown, hinges reinforced, top inner corner of front free endpaper torn; not the most attractive item, but a valuable collection nonetheless. Illustrated broadsheet, "The New Therapy Bulletin" no. 10, dated August, 1903, laid in. 1. Wilson, H. Augustus. The pathology of hip-joint disease, with illustrative cases. [Philadelphia, 1890]. Pp. 14; lecture delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital, Philadelphia. Harvard and NLM only in OCLC. 2. Judson, A.B. The rotary element in lateral curvature of the spine. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1890. Reprinted from the Medical Record, November 1, 1890. Pp. 12; text illustrations. OCLC locates two copies in North America, at Harvard and Michigan. 3. Judson, A.B. The weight of the body in its relation to the pathology and treatment of club-foot. [New York: n.p., 1892.] Text illustraitons; pp. 15; lecture read before the American Orthopædic Association, New York, September 21, 1892. 4. Peterson, Frederick. Some practical points in the diagnosis of spinal-cord lesions. New York: Trow Directory, 1892. Reprinted from the Medical Record, November 12, 1892. Text illustrations; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 5. Elliott, George R. Contribution to treatment of special caries, with speical reference to the woven wire corset. [New York, ca. 1890s.] "Read before The American Medical Association." Text illustrations, some photographic, throughout; pp. 11, [1]. Not in OCLC. 6. Taylor, Henry Ling. Principles and methods of examination in orthopædic practice. [New York, 1889.] "Read before the Northwestern Medical and Surgical Society of N.Y., June 19th, 1889"; pp. 20. 7. Taylor, Henry Ling. The prevention and treatment of crural adduction. [New York, 1889.] Reprinted from the Medical News, March 23, 1889; originally read before the New York Academy of Medicine, Orthopædic Section, Feb. 15, 1887; text illustrations; pp. 18. 8. Taylor, Henry Ling. A case of Pott's disease with an unusual deformity: description of improved spinal apparatus. [New York, 1887.] "Case related and apparatus shown at the meeting of the Orthopædic Association, New York, June 15 and 16, 1887"; text illustrations; pp. 8. Yale and Harvard only in OCLC. 9. Taylor, Henry Ling. The treatment of pes equino-varus by continuous leverage. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1890. Reprinted from the Medical Record, March 8, 1890; text illustrations; pp. 14. Harvard only in OCLC. 10. Judson, A.B. "Is more conservatism desirable in the treatment of the joint diseases of children?" [New York, 1889.] "Read before the Orange Mountain Medical Society, April 12, 1889"; pp. 8. 11. Taylor, Henry Ling. Growth in spondylitics. [New York]: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for October 8, 1898; folding chart plate; pp. 5. Not in OCLC. 12. Taylor, Henry Ling. The therapeutic value of systematic passive respiratory movements. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1889. Reprinted from the Medical Record, May 4, 1889; text illustrations and tables throughout; pp. 12. Yale only in OCLC. 13. Taylor, Henry Ling. The mechanical treatment of senile coxitis. [New York, 1888.] Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for December 15, 1888; pp. 5. "Read before the American Orthopædic Association at its second annual meeting." Yale and Harvard only in OCLC. 14. Wilson, H. Augustus. Scope of orthopedics--The forms of club-foot--Tenotomy. [Philadelphia? ca. 1891.] Pp. 26. Harvard only in OCLC. 15. Judson, A.B. A criticism of Willett's operation for talipes calcaneus. [New York, 1890.] Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for August 23, 1890; text illustrations; pp. 12. "Read before the Orthopædic Section of the New York Academy of Medicine, March 21, 1890." OCLC locates one copy in North America, at Harvard. 16. Judson, A.B. The pendent limb in the treatment of joint diseases of the lower extremity. [New York, ca. 1890.] Pp. 3. Pamphlet top edge torn away with pieces laid in. 17. Wiener, Alex. C. The extension corset and its indications. Chicago: American Medical Association Press, 1896. Reprinted from the Journal of the American Medical Association, April 25, 1896"; text illustrations; pp. 23. Harvard only in OCLC. 18. Taylor, Henry Ling. The mechanical treatment of osteitis of the knee. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for November 18, 1893; text illustrations; pp. 12. Harvard only in OCLC. 19. Brown, Dillon. Osteoclasis for the correction of deformities. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1887. Reprinted from the Medical Record, December 3, 1887; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 20. Arnold, E.H. A case of congenital elevated shoulder. [N.p., ca. 1890.] Black and white x-ray photograph; pp. 4. Not in OCLC. 21. Taylor, Henry Ling. The value of mechanical treatment in old and neglected cases of Pott's disease. [Washington, D.C., 1891.] Reprinted from the Medical News, December 5, 1894; text illustrations; pp. 11. "Read before the American Orthopedic Association, Washington, September 23, 1891." Not in OCLC. 22. Taylor, Henry Ling. The treatment of club-foot by continuous leverage. [New York]: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for November 19, 1892; text illustrations; pp. 7. "Read before the American Orthopædic Association, New York, September 21, 1895." 23. Wilson, H. Augustus. The necessity for early correction in congenital club-foot. [Philadelphia, ca. 1890.] "Delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital"; pp. 10. 24. Wilson, H. Augustus. Clinical lecture--tenotomy by open incision for talipesequinus; torticollis from rheumatoidal arthritis; subcutaneous tenotomy of sterno-cleido-mastoid for torticollis. [N.p., 1892.] Reprinted from the American Lancet, February, 1895; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 25. Tenotomy by open and subcutaneous incision, tubercular synovitis and osteitis of shoulder. [N.p., ca. 1890.] Pp. 8. 26. Case, Meigs. Spinal disease and spinal curvature. New York: Jennings, 1885. Reprinted from the Medical Record, New York, Dec. 27, 1884; text illustrations; pp. 16. Harvard only in OCLC. 27. Wilson, H. Augustus. Clinical lecture. 1. Subcutaneous osteotomy of femur--2. Incipient hip-joint disease. [Philadelphia, ca. 1890.] "Delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital"; pp. 7. Not in OCLC. 28. Wilson, H. Augustus. Practical details in the preparation of plaster of Paris bandages. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Reprinted from the Philadelphia Polyclinic, February and March, 1893; text illustrations; pp. [31]-36. "An evening lecture delivered at the Polyclinic Hospital." 29. Wilson, H. Augustus. Practical details in the application of plaster of Paris bandages. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Pp. 78-82. 30. Wilson, H. Augustus. Free incision of abscess of ostitis of hip; and closure without drainage. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Reprinted from the Transactions of the Philadelphia County Medical Society, January 11, 1893; pp. 6. "Read January 11, 1893." OCLC locates one copy in North America, at Harvard. 31. Taylor, Henry Ling. A bivalve plastic splint for Pott's disease. [Boston, 1898.] Black and white photographic text illustrations; pp. 7. "Read at the meeting of the American Orthopedic Association, Boston, May 18, 1898." Not in OCLC. 32. Wilson, H. Augustus. Report of a case of spina bifida, with partial motor and sensory paralysis of both extremities, complete paralysis of the sphincters of the bladder and rectum, double equinovarus, and purulent bursitis. [Philadelphia, 1891.] Reprinted from Transactions of American Orthopedic Association, September, 1891; photographic illustrations; pp. 6. Harvard only in OCLC. 33. Gibney, Virgil P. Mechanical and surgical problems in the paralyses of children. [Hartford, 1900.] "Read before the Hartford Medical Society, April 2, 1900"; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 34. Wilson, H. Augustus. Bone operations for the correction of club-foot, based upon an analysis of 435 operations by 108 operators. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Reprinted from the Transactions of the American Orthopedic Association, September, 1893; pp. 36. Royal College of Surgeons (UK) only in OCLC. 35. Geyser, Albert C. The treatment of chronic diseases by physical therapeutics through the sympathetic nervous system, with explanation of the author's method of electrical localization of disease via the spinal column...Abstract from original article. [New York, 1903.] "Read in the regular monthly meeting of the Clinical Society of the New York School of Physical Therapeutics, June 19th, 1903"; pp. 7. 36. Taylor, Henry Ling. Exercise and vigor. [Washington, 1898.] Reprinted from the Dietetic and Hygienic Gazette, August, 1898; pp. [6]. "Read at the meeting of the National Education Association, Washington, July 8, 1898." Not in OCLC. 37. Truax, Charles. Amputations in the light of prothetical science. [Buffalo, 1891.] "Read before the National Association of Railway Surgeons at Buffalo, New York, May 1st, 1891"; pp. 21. Stanford only in OCLC. 38. Wilson, H. Augustus. A clinical lecture on the prevention of idiopathic rotary lateral curvatures of the spine. [Philadelphia, ca. 1890.] Three plates of black and white photographs; pp. 10. Not in OCLC. 39. Stillman, Charles. Recent contributions to orthopedic surgery...I. Lateral rotary curvature of the spine. II. Round shoulders. III. Pott's disease. [New York?: The Florence, ca. 1890.] Text illustrations, pp. 18. Not in OCLC.

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        Savrola. A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania.

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900 - Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and within single frame to front board gilt. Housed in a custom blue cloth flat back box. Spine slightly toned, a couple of light marks to contents, endpapers and edges slightly foxed. An excellent copy in bright cloth. First edition in book form, first printing, of Churchill's only novel, his third published book, but the first he undertook to write, and the second he completed. Churchill's melodramatic tale of liberal revolution in an autocratic Mediterranean state was originally serialised in Macmillan's Magazine between May and December 1899. This edition, published in 4,000 copies on 1 February 1900, preceded the UK issue by twelve days, possibly as US law required a foreign-authored book to be manufactured in America to ensure copyright protection. "Whether they deem it a key indication of Churchill's innermost philosophy and political morality or just a yarn, Savrola continues to exert a grip on devotees of the canon" (Langworth). Cohen A3.1.a; Langworth pp. 38-41; Woods A3(a). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Duplex grammatice artis isagoge ab eodem multis nuper locupletata schematibus, .[Paris], Ambrosius Girault (colophon: Paris, printed by Nicolai Savetier for Ambrosius Girault, 25 July 1525). Small 4to (20 x 13.5 cm). With a large woodcut device on title-page, about 25 woodcut "Lombardic" initials plus about 10 repeats, and about 20 line fillers. With the device, all initials and line fillers richly coloured by hand with extensive use of gold, four lines of text on title-page, nearly all paragraph marks and some capitals gilt. Black sheepskin (ca. 1900).

      - Bibl. Belg. P317 (IV, p. 714: 1 copy); Moreau III, 887 (2 copies). Richly and beautifully hand-decorated copy of a very rare edition of a Latin school grammar by Pierre de Ponte (1475-1539). The decoration goes beyond mere colouring and the application of gold. Some of the initials have flowers or figures painted in that do not seem to be present in the printed initial, so that two initials that were probably printed from the same block sometimes appear different in details of form. Born at Bruges, De Ponte was blinded at age three but became a school teacher at Paris. The title-page calls him caecus Brugensis (the blind man of Bruges). His Latin grammar distinguished itself by its methods and scholarly qualities, teaching children by questions and answers in prose, with examples taken from classical authors. The first part treats Latin grammar and the second part Latin syntax. Only two other copies of the present edition are known.Title-page with a faint early owner's inscription. Some restorations and water stains in the title-page and it and the following leaf somewhat browned, but the rest of the leaves are in very good condition. The binding has cracks in the hinges and scuff marks mostly at the corners, but is still good. Very rare edition of a classic Latin school grammar, beautifully coloured and decorated with extensive use of gold.

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        [Public Bath House].[Japan, ca. 1900]. (70 x 98.5 cm). Watercolour on silk, highlighted with white, gold, and perhaps mica.

      Large Japanese watercolour with a charming scene in a Japanese bath house. The interior of the bath house shows seven women and four children washing themselves and dressing. One of the women is already fully dressed in a blue and green kimono. In good condition.

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        Formula vivendi canonico[rum] sive vicario[rum] seculariu[m] aut etiam alio[rum] devoto[rum] presbiterorum. (Colophon: Delft, [Christiaen Snellaert], April 1496). 4to (19.5×13.5). With the main text in a rotunda type (64G), quire signatures in a slightly larger rotunda (82G), title and text opening in a larger textura (145G) and a few small printed "Lombardic" uncial initials. Rubricated throughout, with 1 4-line and a few smaller red "lombardic" uncial initials written or drawn in the blank spaces provided, red paragraph marks; type area 14.5×9 cm. Half vellum (ca. 1900?).

      - Campbell 755 = 1309 (II); Hain 7256; IDL 3955; ISTC ir00286200; Oates 3376; Van Thienen & Goldfinch 1885; Voulliéme, Trier 2368. Rare first and only edition published in the Northern Netherlands of a theological treatise presenting regimens for the best way of life for canons and priests. Especially the many dangers threatening monastic and cloistered life are dealt with at length. The first edition in the Low Countries was printed in Alost by Thierry Martens ca. 1486/89. The present Delft edition was printed by the prolific printer-publisher Christiaen Snellaert. Werner Rolewick (1425-1502) was a German Carthusian monk who composed many theological and devotional treatises and some important historical works, of which his Fascilucum temporum, a general history of the world, is by far the best known. Lacking the final blank. In very good condition and with generous margins. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        4 GRANDS PLANDS DANS COFFRET EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1900 RAPPORT GENERAL

      - 4 GRANDS PLANDS DANS COFFRET EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1900 RAPPORT GENERAL

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        Association Football & The Men Who Made It. Fully Illustrated. In Four Volumes.

      London, The Caxton Publishing Co. n.d. ca1900 - 4 vols. Hardback. Approx 9.5 x 7 inches. In blue cloth with black and white lettering and coloured footballer vignette to front boards and spines. Plain endpapers. REALLY BRIGHT COPIES. In very good conditions. Some slight rubbing to corners and ends of spines. A couple of small bumps to boards; front edge and spine of vol.1. Bump to front of vol.3. Small nick to bottom front edge of vol.1. Some minor marks to cloth on vols2&4. slight darkening to endpapers. A couple of minor handling marks, some light foxing/spotting to outer page edges. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Illustrated with many full-page B&W plates and illustrations within text. Some plates are bordered in gilt.

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        Die Brandenburg und ein Schwesterschiff vor Tsingtau" (Einsatz zur Niederschlagung des Boxeraufstandes in China 1900/01) originales Ölgemälde auf Malplatte ca.30,5x45,5cm; rechts unten signiert und datiert "(19)14"

      - ["The Brandenburg and a sister ship near Tsingtau" (Operation to crack down the Boxer-Rebellion in China 1900/01) original oil painting on chipboard approx.30,5x45,5cm; bottom right signed and dated "(19)14"] Maße im schwarz-braunen Holzrahmen mit goldfarbener Innenleiste 46x61cm. Dimensions of the black-brown wood frame with goldcolour inner frame 46x61cm. [Mit kräftigem Pinselstrich treibt der Zügel-Schüler die beiden Kriegsschiffe gegeneinander, die das mit breiter Spachtel aufgetragene Meer durchpflügen. Auch den Pulverdampf der Feuer speienden Geschütze türmt der Meister mit der Spachtel zu einem dicken Wolkenberg auf.] [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Lord Jim

      William Blackwood and Sons, London & Edinburgh 1900 - First edition, one of 2105 copies. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED TO CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by Conrad on the front free endpaper: "To R.B. Cunninghame Graham, affectionately from the Author." Conrad's superb novel of the east, inscribed to a cherished and influential friend, R.B. Cunninghame Graham sometime, M.P., rancher, author, aristocrat and socialist, upon whose knowledge of South America Conrad drew while writing Nostromo. "His appearance and South American travels made him the model for Charles Gould in Nostromo, the greatest novel by his friend Joseph Conrad. (He had been prompt to hail the Polish-born novelist, and their friendship extended from 1897 until Conrad's death in 1924. The essay 'Inveni portum' is a moving obituary.) He contributed elements to Etchingham Granger, the central character in The Inheritors (1901), by Conrad and F. M. Hueffer" (ODNB).In 1899, Conrad had initially intended to dedicate the volume of stories containing Heart of Darkness to Cunninghame Graham, but when published, as Youth and Other Stories, that book was dedicated to Conrad's wife Jessie. Conrad later dedicated Typhoon to Cunninghame Graham. "A particularly sustaining friendship was with R. B. Cunninghame Graham, the aristocratic socialist and adventurer" (ibid). Smith 5; Cagle A5a(1); Keating 25; Connolly 100; Wise 7 Original green decorated cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing to extremities, spine discolored with gilt dulled; front hinge starting but sound, Eugene Plunkett bookplate and his notation of this book's number in his library above, and unobtrusive Henry Sotheran & Co. Bookseller label on front pastedown offset to facing flyleaf, ownership inscription above bookplate dated 1901, few penciled notes at rear [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Jahrgang 1900, Nummer 118 bis Nummer 129 (ohne Heft 119). Zusammen 11 Ausgaben in einem Band

      Librairie du Figaro 1900 - - Alle Hefte zur Weltausstellung enthalten / good condition - Gewicht in Gramm: 4725 Librairie du Figaro, Paris, 1900. 288 S. mit zahlreichen teils farbigen Abb. und Illustrationen im Text sowie einigen farbigen Tafeln, original Leinen-Einband mit goldgeprägtem Titel, folio (33 x 41,5 cm), (Einband leicht fleckig und bestoßen)

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        Mr. Bunny His Book

      Saalfield Publishing Company, Akron, OH - (1900). Pictorial boards, corners worn, edges rubbed, some chipping of paper along spine, mild marginal finger soil internally but really the book is clean overall internally. A really marvelous book that is very difficult to find. Each page is printed in color and features Denslow-esque artwork and a funny limerick or rhyme. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Amphithéâtre christiano-kabbalistique, divino-magique, physico-chimique, ter-tri-uno-catholique de l'éternelle sapience seule vraie. Disposé par Henri Khvnrath de Leipzig.

      Hanau, Guilielmus Antonius, MDCIX, avec privilège de Sa Majesté Sacrée Impériale, (pour l?édition originale) s.d., (1900), - in-4to, 181 p. (+ 1 colophon) + 12 planches dont 9 doubles, robuste reliure pleine toile, dos avec titre et filets dorés. (Arne Asper Genève). Réimpression de l'edition de Hanau de 1609. (Paris, Bibliothèque Chacornac, "bibliothèque rosicrucienne", 1898-1900). Un volume de texte et une des illustrations gravées reliées ens.Première traduction française, donnée par Grillot de Givry, de ce curieux ouvrage de théosophie cabalistique. Si on en croit Guaita, Khunrath, médecin et chimiste à Leipzig, disciple de Paracelse, fut un des plus grand initiés des temps modernes. Tout porte à faire croire - et nul de ceux qui l?ont connu n?en doutait - qu?il possédait la Pierre philosophale. Son Amphithéatre de la Sagesse éternelle renferme sur l?art spagyrique des documents qu?on serait fort empêché de trouver ailleurs. La seconde partie de l?ouvrage contient les 12 extraordinaires planches, dont 9 sur double page, que l?on croirait sorties de l?imagination de Callot, reproduites en phototypie. Cette reproduction fut faite par les soins de Papus (pseud.: Dr. GÉRARD ENCAUSSE) et de Marc Haven. (Dorbon-Ainé). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Dorbon-Ainé, Bibliotheca Esoterica: 2365. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GODDESS: A DEMON

      London: F. V. White & Co., 1900.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] 1-300 [1]-11: ads [12: blank], original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. Sensational mystery, by the author of the weird classic THE BEETLE, in which victims are dispatched by a clockwork murder machine. Glover and Greene, Victorian Detective Fiction 331. Hubin, p. 283. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Adrian Homer Goldstone bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Tiny closed split in cloth at head of spine panel, merest hint of dust soiling to cloth, still a tight, bright, near fine copy. A very nice copy of an uncommon book seldom found in superior condition. (#149887)

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