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        The History of Helyas, Knight of the Swan

      New York: The Grolier Club, 1901. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Small 4to. xviii, (2), (150), 2pp. Introduction signed: R.H. (i.e. Robert Hoe). "One of three hundred and twenty-five copies on Whatman paper, and three copies on vellum." This copy on Whatman paper. Bound in full leather with Wynkyn de Worde's device on covers and clasps. tr. by Robert Copland from the French version published in Paris in 1504. A literal reprint in the types of Wynkin de Worde after the unique copy printed by him upon parchment in London, MCCCCCXII. A lovely copy with only a trace of wear. Accompanied by the 4 page prospectus.

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        Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits. 6 Vols.

      - Cambridge, At the University Press 1901-1935, Original-Leinenbände mit Rückenvergoldung, Vol. I ? Haddon: General Ethnography, 1935, xiv, 421 S., (Original-Leinenband mit Rücken-Goldprägung, minimale Gebrauchsspuren, sehr gut), mit 50 Zeichnungen im Text, 10 Karten und Diagrammen, teils ganzseitig, sowie 11 Tafeln mit sehr zahlr. Fotografien. Der lange erwartete ?Nachzügler?, in vergleichsweise großer Auflage erschienen, als einziger Band nicht sehr selten. Vol.II - Physiology and Psychology, Part I (Rivers, Seligmann) , 1901, vi, S. 1-140 ; Part II (Myers, McDougall), 1903, S. 141-223, (Leinenband der Zeit mit Rücken-Goldprägung, Kopfschnitt etwas gedunkelt, einige Bibl.-Stempel im Buch u. auf Vorsätzen, sonst sehr gut; dieser Band ca. 1cm kleiner als die anderen 5 (27,5 x 22 statt 28,7 x 23), zahlr. Tabellen u. Zeichnungen, 1 Karte und 1 fotogr. Abb. Äußerst selten. Vol. III - Linguistics, (S.H.Ray), 1907, viii, 527 S., (Original-Leinenband mit Rücken-Goldprägung, dieser berieben und bestoßen, kleine Fehlstellen im Leinen an den Kanten, vorderes und hinteres Innengelenk leicht angebrochen, Bibl.-Expl. mit Stempeln auf Vorsatz u. Titel, Papierschildchen auf Rücken, Kapitale angefranst, sonst innen sehr gut), mit 4 ganzseitigen Karten. Selten. Vol. IV - Arts and Crafts (Haddon, Quiggin, Rivers, Ray, Myers, Bruce), 1912, xxiii, 393 S. plus umfangreicher Tafelteil, (Original-Leinenband mit Rücken-Goldprägung, Stempel a. Titel und Schnitt, sehr guter Zustand), 390 Zeichn. Im Text, 1 Karte, 40 Tafeln mit sehr zahlr. fotogr. Abb. Sehr gesucht und sehr selten. Vol. V ? Sociology, Magic and Religion oft he Western Islanders, (Haddon, Rivers, Seligmann, Wilkin), 1904, xii, 378 S. plus Tafelteil, (Original-Halbleinenband, gering berieben und bestoßen, ExLibris auf Vorsatz, Vordergelenk angebrochen vor Titelblatt, aber fest, Innen gut), 84 Zeichnungen im Text, 3 Karten sowie 22 Tafeln mit sehr zahlr. Zeichnungen und Fotografien. Sehr selten. Vol. VI ? Sociology, Magic and Religion oft he Eastern Islanders, (Haddon, Rivers, Myers, Wilkin), 1908, xx, 316 S. plus Tafelteil, (Original-Leinenband mit Rücken-Goldprägung, Stempel a. Titel, Vorsätze minimal angeschmutzt, sonst sehr gut), 70 Zeichnungen im Text, 3 Karten sowie 30 Tafeln mit sehr zahlr. fotogr. Abb. Sehr selten. Die Anthropologische Expedition der Universität Cambridge in die Torresstraße (Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to the Torres Straits), auch Torres-Straits-Expedition genannt, war eine 1898/1899 unter der Leitung von Alfred C. Haddon durchgeführte Expedition, die der ethnographischen Erforschung der Ureinwohner der Inselwelt in der Torresstraße dienen sollte. Haddon hatte ab 1888 bereits in der Torresstraße als Zoologe gearbeitet und war dadurch mit den Einheimischen in Berührung gekommen. Zurückgekehrt nach Großbritannien, begann er ein Studium der Anthropologie an der University of Cambridge, das er 1897 abschloss. So bekam er die Gelegenheit, mit Kollegen aus verschiedenen Fachbereichen der Universität Cambridge eine Expedition mit neuartigen Forschungszielen zu starten. Zu den Teilnehmern der Expedition gehörten unter anderem W. H. R. Rivers (1864?1922), Charles S. Myers (1873?1946), William McDougall (1871?1938), Charles G. Seligman (1873?1940), Sidney Ray (1858?1939), Anthony Wilkin (? 1901). Die Expedition erforschte Ethnographie, Physiologie und Psychologie, Linguistik, Kunst und Kunsthandwerk sowie Soziologie, Magie und Religion der Inselbewohner. Ihre Forschungsergebnisse wurden später in den Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits (1901?1935) publiziert. Sie waren von großem Einfluss auf die sogenannte britische Schule der Sozialanthropologie. (Wikipedia)

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        The Principles and Practice of Medicine, Designed for the Use of Practitioners and Students of Medicine [with] Some Letters by David Bovaird

      D. Appleton and Company, 1901 2018-01-04. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Third edition. A few spots on front board, ink name and number on front endpaper, otherwise an excellent copy. 1901 Hard Cover. xvii, [1], 1181 pp. 8vo. An immensely important work of general medical knowledge, written by a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. Garrison-Morton 2231: Osler

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      Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York 1901 - Red cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Extremities very slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy, with the bookplates of Alain de Suzannet and of Paul Hyde Bonner. First American edition, BAL's printing 2, spine imprint A. The UK edition may have been issued simultaneously. With Harte's presentation inscription on the front free endsheet: "Madame Van de Velde from her friend Bret Harte The Red House, Camberley." "Monsieur and Madame Van de Velde, to whom Bret Harte so often refers in his letters, were his closest and most devoted friends. He met them during the time he was in Glasgow, and had known them for over five years when he came to stay with them in London . Both understood the need that Bret Harte had for friendship and congenial surroundings, and their home, as long as Monsieur Van de Velde was alive, was the refuge to which he [Harte] always turned when in need of comprehension. After his departure from Glasgow, he came to London, and for some time was an inmate of their house." See The LETTERS OF BRET HARTE (edited by Geoffrey Bret Harte, 1926, pp.289- 90). BAL 7396. SMITH H-330.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        The Invasion Of The Crimea Its Origin, And An Account Of its Progress Down To The Death Of Lord Raglan. Attractive set.

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh & London 1901 - The Cabinet Edition. Small octavo; complete in nine volumes. (7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches). There is a little rubbing and foxing - an attractive set of one of the key books on the Crimean War. The cheaper edition does not call for the numerous maps of the larger octavo sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA, ILAB]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      Harper and Brothers New York 1901 - First Illustrated Edition, illustrated by Peter Newell. Original publisher's cream-colored paper-covered boards and green woven paper dustjacket. Very Good attractive copy in Good dustjacket, darkened at spine and panel edges, partial splitting at front spine edge, dime sized chip at upper front panel, small chips at flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wegweiser auf der Grossen Sibirischen Eisenbahn. Herausgegeben vom Ministerium der Wegekommunikation. Aus dem Russischen von A. Lütschg.

      Mit 2 Phototypien, 360 Phototypogravüren, 4 Karten und 3 Stadtplänen. St. Petersburg, Kunstdruckgesellschaft, 1901. 2 Bl., 602 S. 25,5 x 17 cm. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Nicht bei Metzeltin. - Umfangreiche Beschreibung der Transsibirischen Eisenbahn, mit zahlreichen interessanten Abbildungen nach Photographien und Verkehrstabellen im Anhang. - Titel tektiert mit dem Etikett des Berliner Kommissionsverlages Seydel. - Mit gestochenem Exlibris des Grafen Colloredo-Man(n)sfeld auf Innendeckel.

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        L'Assommoir ( volume I e volume II) (Lo scannatojo)

      FRATELLI TREVES EDITORI, 1901. ITALIANO 0,6 Opera completa in due volumi. Traduzione di Emanuele Rocco. Mezza legatura con titolo in oro solo al dorso annerito dal tempo. Coperta non coeva. Tagli ingialliti. Controguardie con fioriture. Volume I di 310 pagine, volume II di 283. Sul mezzo frontespizio di entrambi i volumi firma di appartenenza a matita. Sul frontespizio è riportata la dicituta 15° migliaio. USATO

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        Untersuchungen über die Druckkräfte des Lichtes. SS. (433)-458. In: Annalen der Physik, Band 6.

      Leipzig Barth 1901 - (22 x 14,5 cm). VIII, 876 S. Mit 2 gefalteten Tafeln. Moderner Halbleinwandband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - "As early as 1891 Lebedev became seriously interested in the pressure of light. He turned his attention to the fact that since the force of gravity is proportional to the volume of a body whereas light pressure must be proportional to its surface, it may be asserted that in a particle of cosmic dust the forces of light pressure pushing the particle away from the sun will be equals to the force of gravity attracting it toward the sun. Lebedev used this theory to explain why comets' tails always point away from the sun. His hypothesis was considered correct until the discovery of the solar wind, which creates substantially greater pressure than the sun's light. Around 1898, Lebedev began experimental research on light pressure. Although its presence had been predicted by Maxwell's theory, it had not been detected experimentally before Lebedev. He first undertook research on the pressure of light on solid bodies. By extremely ingenious methods Lebedev succeeded in completely eliminating these side effects and not only detected the pressure of light but also measured it and showed the correctness of Maxwell's quantitative theory. 'Opytnoe issledovanie svetovogo davlenia' ('An Experimental Investigation of the Pressure of Light') was read by Lebedev at the International Congress of Physicists at Paris in 1899 and was published in 1901" (DSB). - Titel verso gestempelt, sonst sehr sauber und wohlerhalten. - DSB 8, 106 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le village aérien. Les histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin

      First illustrated collective edition, 38 drawings by Georges Roux, 12 large color engravings. A map."Au globe doré" type editor cardboard; second board Engel type h. Back to the lighthouse.Beautiful first plate, with gleaming golds. Small smudges in the sky. Lower wedge furrowed, 2 others slightly folded. Insolated back. Second flat good, but traces of white glue along the framing of greek. Body of the work a little disassociated from cardboard. 2 notebooks a little out. Scattered pale foxing.An adventure novel set in Central Africa, in which Verne quotes Darwin's theory several times; the protagonists discovering a tribe living in trees, a kind of monkey men without tails. The stories of Jean-Marie Cabidoulin tell the story of a whaler's journey. Hetzel Paris 1901 Grd. in 8 (18x28cm) 234 ; 218pp. relié

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        L'Assommoir ( volume I e volume II) (Lo scannatojo)


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        Memoirs of the The Court of England by J Jesse 11 Vol Set Limited Edition Leather-Bound

      Francis A. Niccolls & Co.. JOURNAL. Francis A. Niccolls & Co.; Boston, [1901]. Hardcover. Complete 11 Volume Set. Limited Connoisseur Edition. The set is Number 14 out of 150 copies. Very Good, 3/4 Leather-bound, marbled endpapers/pastedowns, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments, title in gilt on 2nd to top compartment, author and Vol. number in gilt in 3rd to top compartment, gilt decorative design in all other compartments, deckle fore-edge, TEG with few blemishes/rub marks, some dusting, sunned pages, binding sturdy, sunned spine of Vol. 1 & 2, light discoloration to spine of other Volumes, some age spotting to front/back matters, moderate wear/rub marks to bottom board/spine edges, some rub marks to front board of Vol.10. A nice, clean unmarked set. Presents well on shelf. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], (Vol.1) 323pp., (Vol.2) 336pp., (Vol.3) 334pp., (Vol.4) 352pp., (Vol.5) 332pp., (Vol.6) 346pp., (Vol.7) 364pp., (Vol.8) 349pp., (Vol.9) 391pp., (Vol.10) 373pp., (Vol.11) 493., tissue protected b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good. 1901.

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        The Tale of Peter Rabbit

      [London: privately printed by Strangeway & Sons,, December 1901]. Sextodecimo, pages unnumbered. Original pictorial grey paper boards, decoration and titles to front board in black. Housed in a custom linen chemise and black quarter morocco and beige cloth solander box. Coloured frontispiece and 41 text illustrations after pen and ink drawings. Light touch of foxing to endpapers. An exceptionally fresh and unsophisticated copy of this fragile publication. First edition, first impression. This privately-printed edition was ready on 16 December 1901 in an edition of 250 copies; Potter presented them to friends and relatives, and also sold them for 1/2d. Within two weeks it proved so popular that she commissioned a second impression. This had a dated title page, and slightly different binding of green boards, and a rounded spine, rather than undated title page, flat spine and grey boards of the first impression. The first of her small format books to be published, The Tale of Peter Rabbit was developed from a picture letter sent to Noel Moore on 4 September 1893. In 1900, Potter thought it might make a small book, and contacted Moore to see if he had kept the letter and if she might borrow it back; the letter was then expanded into the book with 41 black and white drawings and a colour frontispiece. However, as a larger format and colour were in vogue at the time for children's books, it was rejected by a number of publishers, including Warne, after they found Potter was adamant that the size and form of the book should not be altered. Determined to see it in print, she decided to publish it herself, with the colour frontispiece printed by Herschel of Fleet Street using the recently introduced three colour press. The book was then taken up by Frederick Warne and published in a regular trade edition in October 1902.

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        Schlesisches Ortschaftsverzeichnis

      5. Auflage, Korn, Breslau, 1901. IV, 320 S. und Anzeigenanhang mit 48 S., Original Leinen (etwas fl. / berieben / NaT.) -Alphabetisches Verzeichnis sämmtlicher Städte, Flecken, Dörfer und sonstiger Ortschaften und Wohnplätze der Provinz Schlesien-

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        The Works of...A Critique & Biography by the Rt. Hon. John Morley. Notes by Tobias Smollett

      [New York: St. Hubert Guild, 1901. 168 designs...done by the Craftsmen of the St. Hubert Guild, many hand-coloured. 22 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters crimson morocco, gilt spines, t.e.g., by Bennett, NYC. Fine. 168 designs...done by the Craftsmen of the St. Hubert Guild, many hand-coloured. 22 vols. 8vo.

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        Ueber das Gesetz der Energieverteilung im Normalspectrum; (+) Ueber die Elementarquanta der Materie und der Elektricität. (Withbound:) Albert Einstein: Folgerungen aus den Capillaritätserscheinungen.

      Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1901. 8vo. Bound in a fine recent green hcalf with gilt spine. In: "Annalen der Physik. Hrsg. von Paul Drude.", Vierte Folge. Band 4. VIII,(1),856 pp. and 9 plates. (Entire volume offered). Planck's papers: pp.553-568 and pp. 564-566. - Einstein's paper: pp.513-523. An embossed stamp to title-page. Internally fine and clean. ¶ First edition of all three papers. "The Law of distribution of Energy in the Normal Spectrum", explained that his resonators began to react when a definite unit of energy was available, and that acceleration occurred in exact multiples of that unit: not continously, but in a series of discrete gushes. This unit he called 'a quantum' of energy. Here was a revolutionary theory. It contradicted the mechanics of Newton..and the electromagnetics of Faraday..and Maxwell. Moreover it challenged the notion of the continuity of nature...The Quantum Theory has affected virtually every branch of physics."(PMM:391).The essence of Quantum Physics...consists in the fact that it introduces a new and universal constant, namely the elementary Quantum of Action. "Planck's constant sets the scale for the quantum. Later scientists, such as Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, showed that Planck's quantum constant determines all sizes of the atomic and subatomic domain, down to the smallest structures of time and space. The diameter of the atom depends on 'h'. Heisenberg's Uncertaimty Principle depends on 'h'. The tiniest possible size of transistors and computers dependt on 'h'. The smallest increment of time in which time has a meaning depends on 'h'. The theoreticl density of matter at the birth of the universe depends on 'h'. Einstein said in his eulogy for Planck in 1948, "he showed convincily that in addition to the atomistic structure of matter there is a kind of atomistic structure of energy...This discovery became the basis of all twentieth century researches in physics." Planck could not have foreseen that his quantum of energy would lead to a wholesale reshaping of physics, called quantum mechanics, along with a radically new conception of reality. For example, one of the findings of quantum mechanics is that all material objects behave as if they exists at many places at once. A closely related result is that the physical world does not obey fully predictive laws but rather evolves within bounds of uncertainty." (Alan Lightman in The Discoverers). (PMM) Printing and the Mind of Man: 391 b. - Akademie No. 48 a. 49.The Einstein paper here is Einstein's first published paper (Conclusions drawn from the Phenomena of Capillarity). His earliest papers - "my two worthless beginner's works," as he referred them a few years later were an attempt to learn something from experimental materials about intermolecular forces with a view toward their possible relationship with longrange gravitational force, a problem going back to Newton's time." Weil No. 1.

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        The Sacred Fount

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1901. Octavo. Original red cloth elaborately blocked in blind to the spine and upper board, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Very lightly rubbed at extremities, spine slightly dulled, contents lightly toned. An excellent copy. First UK edition, first impression, with the second issue ads dated August 1911. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For the unknown friend, Henry James, Nov. 1911". The Sacred Fount sold poorly at its original publication, but, encouraged by the success of The Outcry in 1911, the publisher bound and sold the remaining sheets of the earlier novel, with new ads dated to March and August of 1911.

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        Los Angeles city directory 1901 [compiled and published by Los Angeles City Directory Company containing an alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens and miscellaneous information, including a directory of the state, municipal, federal, and county officials, courts, societies, clubs, schools, colleges, churches etc., and a complete classified business directory, also a street and avenue guide] [assumed subtitle, taken from other LA directories from the period]

      Los Angeles: Los Angeles City Directory Co., Inc, 1901. Pp.6-1360p., lacks preliminary leaves [which to judge from comparable volumes would have included title page, contents table and two leaves of advertisement]. 9 x 6 inch quarter calf and brick-red cloth, paperstock quite browned and fragile, handleable only with great care. Corner tips and some margins chipped away, with at leaf 625/6 some loss of advertising copy. Professionally rebacked with fragments of lettered spine laid down, spine text mostly legible, joints and hinges newly strengthened, textblock rounded and backed and all leaves secured. Ex libris, minimal accession indications (card pocket but no spine numerals), provenance on request. NB, lacks title page and contents table leaf; with all faults.

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        Ishō sekai. 意匠世界. Design World, volume 6.

      Tokyo. Seibikai. Meiji 34. 1901. 18 full page color woodblock prints, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, decorative color paper wrappers with two ribbon ties. Light soiling and tiny hole (pinhead size) to lower left corner margin of frontispiece illustration, light wear to back cover, small areas of light dampstaining to right and lower edges of back cover (not affecting the text block). Overall the images are clean and bright. The epilogue to this beautiful publication "Isho Sekai" explains that the periodical is published monthly on the fifth day of the month providing designers with the latest developments in dyeing and weaving patterns. The charming kuchi-e (frontispiece illustration) is of Kure-hatori and Aya-hatori. The story of Kureha and Ayaha dates back to ancient times - these two "princesses" came to Japan from the Chinese region of Kure. Renowned weavers, they taught their skills to local women and are remembered at two shrines in Ikeda, Osaka. The signature on this woodblock illustration reads Rōsai 桜斎 which was an alternate name used by Ogata Gekkō. The style of the picture matches Gekko's, and he was active as a kuchi-e artist. An uncommon and quite exquisite item.

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        The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1901. First edition, first issue with dedication reading "To Boys and Christina" instead of "To Borys and Christina". 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's beige cloth pictorially stamped in red, black and gilt with upper cover with illustration depicting a man and a woman with view of Canterbury in the background. Spine a bit toned, upper inner hinge tender. Very good plus. First edition, first issue with dedication reading "To Boys and Christina" instead of "To Borys and Christina" 1 vols. 8vo. The Rare First Issue. Conrad and Hueffer's joint sojourn into the realm of science fiction, with a remarkable plot involving time travel, the invasion of inhabitants of a future earth, parallel worlds, etc. In a letter to Garnett on 26 March 1900, Conrad described the process: "How [Hueffer] worked! There is not a chapter I haven't made him write twice - most of them three times over. This is collaboration if you like!... the expenditure of nervous fluid was immense. There were moments when I cursed the day I was born and dared not look up at the light of day I had to live through with this thing on my mind. H[ueffer] has been as patient as no angel had ever been. I've been fiendish. I've been rude to him; if I've not called him names I've implied... the most opprobrious epithets..." (The Joseph Conrad Collection from the Library of the late Stanley J. Seeger - Part I). This is one of only a few known copies of the rare first issue - Ford Madox Ford himself stated that only four copies of the novel were issued before the dedication was corrected to "Borys". Cagle subsequently located a few other copies. Keating 30; Cagle A6a(1), bdg a; Smith 6; Wise 8; Harvey "Ford Madox Ford", A9a

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        Aus den Hochregionen des Kaukasus. Wanderungen, Erlebnissen, Beobachtungen. Komplett in 2 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Duncker & Humblot . 1901 - Gr.-8° (24,5 x 17cm). Zwei uniforme grüne Original-Leinenbände mit gedruckten Rücken- und Deckeltiteln und farbigen ganzseitigen Rücken- und Deckelbildern. Goldkopfschnitt und Lesebändchen. Die Einbände etwas stärker berieben, die Bindung trotz der Schwere noch fest. XXXVII (I), 957 Seite ( zzgl. Seiten 240a-g) mit 144 Abbildungen / IX, 963 Seiten mit 102 Abbildungen (davon XXX Fototafeln, IV geologische Tafeln und XII Panoramen - genau überprüft und vorhanden) nach Photographien gezeichnet von E.T. Compton, E. Platz, M.Z. Diemer und R. Reschreiter. Vorbesitzernamensstempel (Rob. Mertens) und Signatur auf den Titelblättern. Absolut komplett mit den 3 farbigen Karten in den Deckeltaschen. Band I Seiten 493/494 mit seitlichem Randeinriss bis knapp in den Text hinein. Mit 1 großen Karte auf 3 vielfach gefalteten farbigen lithographierten Kartenblättern. Blatt II mit einem mit säurefreiem Filmoplast hinterlegten Längseinriss, sonst alle drei Blätter nur mit kleinen Falzeinrissen - insgesamt richtig gut erhalten. Vorliegend ein offensichtlich unbenutztes Exemplar, dass teilweise erst von mir aufgeschnitten wurde. Daher auch der selten gute Zustand im Innenbereich. Nur anfangs und am Ende sowie im Seitenschnitt gering gebräunt / braunfleckig. Von den Einbandbereibungen abgesehen richtig schönes Exemplar. Anhang mit Berichtigung und umfangreichem Register. -- Henze III, 440. - Erste Ausgabe. "Als Erschließer der kaukasischen Hochgebirgswelt steht M. unter den Deutschen an der Spitze . (die Karte war) die bis dahin beste des kaukasischen Hochgebirges" (H.). -- Die Karte des kaukasischen Hochgebirges vom Elbrus bis zum Passe Godiwzik ist angefertigt auf Grund der Aufnahmen des Generalstabes der Kaukasischen Armee im Massstabe von 1 Werst : 1 Zoll und Höhenangaben in Saschen mit Ischypsen von 10 Saschen bearbeitet von Merzbacher, entworfen und gezeichnet von Zeichnern des Topographischen Bureaus des kgl. bayer. Generalstabes unter Direction von K. Neureuther. -- Die Karten des Kaukasischen Hochgebirges: Vom Elbrus bis zum Passe Godiwzik. Vom Passe Godiwzik zum Archotis-MTA. Vom Andaki-Pass bis zum Addala-Schuogchöl-Meer. Russ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Decorative Flower Studies for the Use of Artists, Designers, Students, and Others. A Series of Forty Coloured Plates Printed in Facsimile of the Original Drawings, Accompanied by Studies of Detail from Each Subject, and Descriptive Notes.

      London.: B.T. Batsford.. 1901.. Forty color plates each accompanied by an additional sheet with black and white plate of botanical details on one side and information on the plant on the other, 15 x 11 inches, decorative color endpapers, gilt embossed pictorial cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light wear to cover extremities with a few light fingerprints to edges; occasional scattered light foxing most notable on the last two plates of the volume and to the sweet pea plate, but not disfiguring to those images, first and last pages a little loose, overall good to very good condition with most images clean and bright. The first of Glasgow artist Jeannie Foord's two stunning folio publications on plants and flower painting, reflecting the influence of the Art Nouveau era and also that of the contemporary interest in Japanese art and Japanese prints in particular. The exquisite plates, lithographs with pochoir color, are highly decorative. .

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        Decorative Flower Studies for the Use of Artists, Designers, Students, and Others. A Series of Forty Coloured Plates Printed in Facsimile of the Original Drawings, Accompanied by Studies of Detail from Each Subject, and Descriptive Notes.

      London. B.T. Batsford. 1901. Foord, J. Forty color plates each accompanied by an additional sheet with black and white plate of botanical details on one side and information on the plant on the other, 15 x 11 inches, decorative color endpapers, gilt embossed pictorial cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light wear to cover extremities with a few light fingerprints to edges; occasional scattered light foxing most notable on the last two plates of the volume and to the sweet pea plate, but not disfiguring to those images, first and last pages a little loose, overall good to very good condition with most images clean and bright. The first of Glasgow artist Jeannie Foord's two stunning folio publications on plants and flower painting, reflecting the influence of the Art Nouveau era and also that of the contemporary interest in Japanese art and Japanese prints in particular. The exquisite plates, lithographs with pochoir color, are highly decorative.

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      Nyu York (New York) : No Publisher(1901-1902). Both 1st edition. Theater Zhurnal is 1901-1902; Kalendar un Almanakh is 1902. Two exceedingly rare and important early 20th Century American Yiddish Periodical publications, here bound together. Large 8vo, Period Cloth, Aprox 275 (Teater Zhurnal) + 147 (Kalendar) pages. Also bound in is approximately 45 other pages from incomplete issues of other period Yiddish periodicals including "Die Likhtige Tsayt" (with 5 pages of photos and illustrations) , "Der Pinkos, " and "Der Yidisher Farmer. " In Yiddish. Second title translates as, "Calendar and Alamach for the Fifth Anniversary Celebration of the [Jewish Daily] Forward: A Collection of Accurate Assessments: April 22, 1897 - April 22, 1902." A Third volume of the Teater Zhurnal was published with the title, "Thea? Er zshurnal un familien fraynd. " Gorin (1868-1925; pen name of Yitskhok Goyde) , editor of our biweekly Teater Zhurnal, was a leading Yiddish playwright and author. He was "born in Lide (Lida) , Vilna region, into an observant, well-to-do family. He the Mirir Yeshiva...[and] later came by himself to Warsaw and published in the first volume of Peretz's Yudishe biblyotek (Yiddish library) the story "Shakhne un shrage" (Shakhne and Shrage) . He became a frequent visitor at Peretz's home. He published two Hebrew stories in Ben-Avigdor's series Sifre agora (One-penny books) under the titles "Hanaga hanaor" (The enlightened carpenter) and "Haaguna" (The abandoned wife) .... He also translated Charles Dickens's novel, David Copperfield (under the title Dovid ben dovid [David son of David], Vilna, 1894) . In 1894 he emigrated to the United States...In 1898 he took over from Aleksander Harkavy editorship of the monthly Der nayer gayst (The new spirit) . In 1901 he began publishing the biweekly Teater zhurnal (Theater journal) , later titled Teater zhurnal and familyen-blat (Theater journal and family newspaper) . In 1904 he became a contributor to the Forverts (Forward) .... From 1906 he was a regular contributor to Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal) , with an interruption in 1908 when he served as editor of Yidisher farmer (Jewish farmer) .... He translated many longer and shorter works by Leo Tolstoy, Balzac, de Maupassant, Berthold Auerbach, Chekhov, Gorky, Andreev, Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Eliot, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others" (Fogel, Yiddish Leksikon, 2015) . The Forverts (The Forward) , of course, "is a legendary name in American journalism and a revered institution in American Jewish life. Launched as a Yiddish-language daily newspaper on April 22, 1897, the Forward entered the din of New York's immigrant press as a defender of trade unionism and moderate, democratic socialism. The Jewish Daily Forward quickly rose above the crowd.... The Forward came to be known as the voice of the Jewish immigrant and the conscience of the ghetto. It fought for social justice, helped generations of immigrants to enter American life, broke some of the most significant news stories of the century, and was among the nation's most eloquent defenders of democracy and Jewish rights. By the early 1930s the Forward had become one of America's premier metropolitan dailies, with a nationwide circulation topping 275, 000 and influence that reached around the world and into the Oval Office.... The newspaper's editorial staff included, at one time or another, nearly every major luminary in the then-thriving world of Yiddish literature, from the beloved 'poet of the sweatshops, ' Morris Rosenfeld, to the future Nobel laureates Isaac Bashevis Singer and Elie Wiesel" (The Forward, 207) . SUBJECT(S) : Theater, Yiddish -- United States -- Periodicals. OCLC/Worldcat lists 6 holdings worldwide of Der Teater Zhurnal (2 of them incomplete) , and three copies of Kalendar un Almanakh (NYBC, NYPL, AJU) . Both rare. Paper remains surprisingly bright and strong. A touch of staining, binding lacks backstrip (taped) with rear hinge starting and appearing to lack the rear endpaper. (YID-29-12) Very rare and important.

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        ?????? ?? ?????-????????, ???-????? ? ? ????? ????? [Le Tzarewitch Ivan - L'oiseau de feu et le loup gris]

      - Expédition de l'approvisionnement des papiers d'État, Saint-Pétersbourg 1901, 26x33cm, agrafé. - Prima edizione, prima stampa di 8 illustrazioni di cui 3 a pagina intera Ivan Bilibin. esempio piacevole e raro in questa condizione. Ivan Bilibin Yakovlevich (???? ????????? ??????? 1876-1942) è un pittore e illustratore San Pietroburgo. Studente del pittore Repin, ha studiato arte e ha lavorato per due anni al suo fianco prima di partire per l'Europa. Al suo ritorno in Russia, ha co-fondato con Leon Bakst Mir Iskusstva gruppo (??? ????????? "Il mondo dell'arte"), un gruppo che promuove incontri tra artisti e letterati. Pertanto, si getta a capofitto nella ricerca artistica della sua vita, l'immagine di racconti popolari russi, creando lo "stile Bilibine" che caratterizzano tutte le opere della sua carriera. Ansioso di implementare i processi grafici appropriati, svolge un'ampia ricerca documentata, raccoglie louboks (????? immagini popolari russi) e l'entusiasmo per le miniature ornamentali e la luminosità di icone di colore caratteristico del XVII secolo russo. Egli trova ispirazione anche in ricami e tessuti stampati. Tuttavia, Bilibine non si limita alla cultura popolare russa; ricca delle sue spedizioni in Europa, ma anche in Oriente (ha vissuto diversi anni, tra cui l'Egitto), gli piace mescolare motivi russi e orientali, volendo in tal modo di creare un nuovo linguaggio: il linguaggio grafico. Il suo stile moderno gli consente di incontrare al più presto un enorme successo e rispondere alle numerose richieste di illustrazioni, entrambe le storie e nome dell'autore (?????? racconti epici di tradizione orale), ma anche lavorare in campo teatrale (scene e costumi). Bilibine porta la stessa attenzione alle "decorazioni" di sue opere (miniature, cartucce, cornici) come acquarelli finemente delineati con una linea nera e migliorato per l'oro.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale et premier tirage des 8 illustrations dont 3 à pleine page d'Ivan Bilibine. Agréable et rare exemplaire dans cette condition. Ivan Yakovlevitch Bilibine (???? ????????? ??????? 1876-1942) est un peintre et illustrateur pétersbourgeois. Elève du peintre Repine, il étudie les arts et travaille durant deux ans à ses côtés avant de voyager en Europe. A son retour en Russie, il co-fonde avec Léon Bakst le groupe Mir Iskousstva (??? ????????? « Le Monde de l'Art »), un collectif qui favorise les rencontres entre les artistes et les hommes de lettres. Dès lors, il se jette à corps perdu dans l'entreprise artistique de sa vie, l'illustration de contes traditionnels russes, créant ainsi le « style Bilibine » qui caractérisera tous les travaux de sa carrière. Soucieux de mettre en

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        Der Städtebau nach seinen künstlerischen Grundsätzen. Ein Beitrag zur Lösung moderner Fragen der Architektur und monumentalen Plastik unter besonderer Beziehung auf Wien. Mit 4 Heliogravuren und 109 Illustrationen und Detailplänen.

      Wien - Leipzig, Graeser & Cie. - Teubner. 1901 - 8°. V + 180 + 6 S. Meistereinband in Oasenziegenleder im Schuber von Ernst Ammering, Ried im Innkreis. 3. Aufl. Mit den vier Tafeln. - St. a. T., durchgehend Bleistift-Anstr. im T., tlw. fingerfleckig, Lichtschatten, Im Ganzen schönes Expl. Sprache: Deutschutsch

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        In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan. Being the Record of Three Years' Exploration.

      London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1901. 8vo. Original grey-green buckram, lettered in gilt silver and black illustrated panel laid down on front cover, top edge gilt; pp. xvi, 420, frontispiece portrait of the author in native dress with tissue guard, plates and text illutrations after photographs, one large folding map (one repaired tear), only very light rubbing to binding, a very atteractive and clean book. Scarce first edition, second impression. Deasy (1866-1947) was an Irish Army officer stationed in India between 1888 and 1896. Lter he became one of the first westerners to write a detailed account of Tibet, covering his travels between 1897 and 1899, for which he won the Royal Geographical Society's Founder's Medal in 1900 and was a co-founder of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs. He had surveyed nearly 40,000 square miles of the Himalayas. This, Deasy's only book, is a fascinating travel narrative, well illustrated after photographs. Deasy later became a successful motor car manufacturer. Yakushi D123.

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        Preisgekrönte und angekaufte Entwurfe (!) nebst dem amtlichen Entwurfe des städtischen Hochbauamtes. 2 Mappen.

      Dresden Römmler & Jonas -03 1901 - (49 x 33 cm). 2 Bll./ 2 Bll. Mit 73 Tafeln in Lichtdruck. Lose in Original-Halbleinwand-Mappen. Einzige Ausgabe dieses in kleiner Auflage erschienenen architektonischen Mappenwerkes. - Die beiden Mappen enthalten die beim 1901 ausgeschriebenen Architekturwettbewerb eingegangenen Entwürfe, darunter auch den von Karl Roth, der einen der vier Preise erhalten hat. Auf der Grundlage seines Entwurfs entstand zwischen 1905 und 1910 der Neubau des Rathauses, das allerdings durch die Bombenangriffe im Februar 1945 so stark beschädigt wurde, dass 1948 ein umfangreicher Wiederaufbau erfolgen musste, jedoch in vereinfachter Form. - Mappen leicht bestoßen und stellenweise gering fleckig, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten

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        First on the Antarctic Continent. Being an Account of the British Antactic Expedition 1898-1900. By C. E. Borchgrevink, Commander of the Expedition.

      London, George Newnes, 1901. XV + 333 s. Portrett som frontispiece. 186 illustrasjoner i teksten (hvorav flere helsides). 3 foldede karter i farger. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbind. Topp gullsnitt. Øvre og nedre kapitél med små rifter. Litt støtte hjørner. . . With a photogravure portrait as frontispiece.186 illustrations in the text (some full-page). 3 coloured folding maps. Original decorated cloth. Top edge gilt. Top and bottom of spine with minor tears. Corners bumped.

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        Adolf Stieler's Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude - mit 95 Karten und Verzeichnis. (2 Bände in einem Band)

      Gotha : Justus Perthes [1901]. - 95 Karten und 201 Seiten. Ecken bestossen, Einband berieben und fleckig, oberes Kapital eingerissen mit kleinen Fehlstelle, insgesamt Seiten leicht nachgedunkelt und leicht stocklfeckig, eine Karte gelöst, Karten sind sonst im gutem Zustand. G05-6 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 39,5*28,5 cm. OHalblederband mit Sprengschnitt.

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        Ilsée, Prinzessin von Tripolis, Deutsch von Regine Adler

      mit 132 Farblithographien, teils mit Gold und Silber gehoht sowie mit reichen Schmuckbordren, Vignetten und Zierleisten von A. Mucha, ferner mit weißen blindgeprägten Relieftitel von Alexander Charpentier, 5 Bl., 128 S., 4 Bl., sowie 4 Bl. Zwischentitel u. 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen 24 x30, grüne farbig illustrierte O Broschur, braune blindgeprägte O Ln-Flügel-Kassette im handschriftlich nummerierten Original-Klapp-Schuber (dieser restauriert) Sehr schönes Exemplar im Originalzustand. Hanschriftlich nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 161 (von 800) "Ein Prachtwerk, das die Reichhaltigkeit einer ganzen Bildergalerie in sich birgt und alle Vorzüge des modernen Stil ohne dessen Verwirrung und Ausartungen aufweist. Die Reproduktion der aquarellierten Kompositionen Muchas ist eine Meisterleistung. Von den 132 Seiten zeigt jeder eine symbolistischen Komposition Muchas und in Ihrer Gesamtheit beweisen die Bilder eine überraschenden Reichtum an Phantasie, künstlerische Erfindung und blendender Mannigfaltigkeit der Motive und Formen. Es verbindet sich in diesen Bildern der zauberhafte Reiz des Orients mit seinen fantastischen Blumen- und Blütengebilden mit der Romantik und dem Mystizismus der mittelalterlichen Märchen- und Sagenwelt und dabei macht das ganze doch den Eindruck einer genialen modernen Kunstschöpfung". (Wien: "Neue Freie Presse" 8.12.1901)

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        Ilsée, Prinzessin von Tripolis, Deutsch von Regine Adler,

      Prag, B. Koci, 1901. 1. Auflage mit 132 Farblithographien, teils mit Gold und Silber gehoht sowie mit reichen Schmuckbordren, Vignetten und Zierleisten von A. Mucha, ferner mit weißen blindgeprägten Relieftitel von Alexander Charpentier, 5 Bl., 128 S., 4 Bl., sowie 4 Bl. Zwischentitel u. 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen 24 x30, grüne farbig illustrierte O Broschur, braune blindgeprägte O Ln-Flügel-Kassette im handschriftlich nummerierten Original-Klapp-Schuber (dieser restauriert) Sehr schönes Exemplar im Originalzustand. Hanschriftlich nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 161 (von 800) \"Ein Prachtwerk, das die Reichhaltigkeit einer ganzen Bildergalerie in sich birgt und alle Vorzüge des modernen Stil ohne dessen Verwirrung und Ausartungen aufweist. Die Reproduktion der aquarellierten Kompositionen Muchas ist eine Meisterleistung. Von den 132 Seiten zeigt jeder eine symbolistischen Komposition Muchas und in Ihrer Gesamtheit beweisen die Bilder eine überraschenden Reichtum an Phantasie, künstlerische Erfindung und blendender Mannigfaltigkeit der Motive und Formen. Es verbindet sich in diesen Bildern der zauberhafte Reiz des Orients mit seinen fantastischen Blumen- und Blütengebilden mit der Romantik und dem Mystizismus der mittelalterlichen Märchen- und Sagenwelt und dabei macht das ganze doch den Eindruck einer genialen modernen Kunstschöpfung\". (Wien: \"Neue Freie Presse\" 8.12.1901) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 48809, Jugendstil, i

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        Illustrirtes Export-Handbuch der Börsen-Halle 1901 - 1903 Abschnitt I bis III in 3 Büchern

      Hamburg, Handel und Verkehr, 1901 - Buch 1: 592 Seiten Buch 2: 366 Seiten Band 3: 724 Seiten Farbig bedruckte Einbände sowie bunt marmorierte Schnitte und reich gold verzierte und marmorierte Vor- und Rückentitel. Sehr rare Ausgabe mit vielen Falttafeln. Alle 3 Abschnitte komplett in 3 Bänden. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3204

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        Relation de l'exploration du haut Yang-tsé-kiang par Hourst.

      - 4 lettres autographes signées 19 In-4 et in-8 3 novembre - 16 décembre [1901] Petites salissures sur une lettre. Lieutenant de vaisseau et explorateur, il mène une mission hydrographique sur le fleuve Niger (1895-1896), puis en Chine une mission d'exploration du haut Yang-tsé-kiang (1901). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Extraordinary signed Letter By Tolstoy on war and Religion

      - An extraordinary five-page letter signed by Leo Tolstoy, 'Leon Tolstoy', in French, October 23rd 1901. The author addresses his letter to 'Mon Prince' (the former Persian ambassador to St. Petersburg, Prince Mirza Reza Khan Arfa) and begins by thanking his correspondent for sending him a poem. He then reflects on the views of one of the poem’s characters, adding 'that the roots of evil are egoism and ignorance'. Tolstoy then expounds on this idea with a summation of his personal beliefs, in part (translated): 'The most important ignorance is ignorance of the "true religion" within the reach of all men, founded upon reason, common to all peoples and therefore imperative for all. The principle of this religion is expressed in the Gospel by these words: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you". Tolstoy opposes his correspondent’s view that a sense of brotherhood is possible between states and their heads, insisting that true brotherhood would render obsolete all distinctions of authority, 'All should obey God and not man'. He continues by declaring that war, perpetuated by self-interested governments, would be abolished by the 'true religion' which would make murder and military service impossible: 'Wars can only be abolished by the individuals who are their victims. They will only be abolished when the true religion will be so widespread that the majority of men will be ready to suffer violence rather to use it.' Tolstoy concludes by explaining that he is ill and bedridden, thus unable to write in his own hand. In fine condition, with small splits along intersecting folds and small mounting remnants at corners. The great Russian author of War and Peace was excommunicated from the Russian Orthodox Church the very year this letter was written. Tolstoy converted to Christianity at the time of his fiftieth birthday, and developed his theological philosophy of Christian anarchism by deviating from traditional doctrine and through strict study of the ministry of Jesus, in particular the Sermon on the Mount. Tolstoy’s "true religion" defied the role of authority and superstition, proclaiming that connection to the universe and to God was only capable through an independent search for truth. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Lama

      [Australia? United Kingdom? : artist unknown : between 1901 and 1910]. Carving from teak wood (Tectona grandis) in high relief, 580 x 340 x 40 mm, set in its fully contemporary oak frame, 680 x 440 mm; the carving is unsigned, and the back of the frame is also sans label or inscription; the work is in fine original state, and appears to have never been removed from the frame. This impressive relief wood carving by an anonymous but highly proficient artist is an accurate contemporary copy of one of the suite of ten low-relief terra-cotta plaques modelled by Rudyard Kipling's father, John Lockwood Kipling, which were used as the photographic plate illustrations in the first American and first English book editions of Kipling's novel Kim. The first American book edition was published in New York City by Doubleday, Page & Company on 1 October 1901; the first English book edition quickly followed, published in London by Macmillan and Co. on 17 October 1901. Lockwood Kipling's illustrations continued to be used in numerous successive editions on both sides of the Atlantic. Kim was hugely successful and has, over time, cemented its place as one of the most popular works of fiction in the English language. The novel is set during the 1890s, prior to the Third Afghan War, against the backdrop of The Great Game - the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. Yorkshire-born artist and teacher John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911), an influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement, spent most of his career in India. He first arrived there in 1865 to take up his position as professor of architectural sculpture in the Jeejeebhoy School of Art in Bombay. His son Rudyard was born in Bombay in December 1865. In 1875 Kipling was appointed the Principal of Mayo School of Arts, Lahore, British India and also became curator of the old Lahore Museum, the institution on which the Wonder House, or Ajaib Ghar, is based in Kim. He retired back to England in 1893. Lockwood Kipling provided the illustrations for many of Rudyard Kipling's books, including his two most famous works, The Jungle Book and Kim, as well as for Flora Annie Steel's Tales of the Punjab. He is known for his architectural decorations for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and friezes on the Crawford Market in Bombay. Kipling also designed the uniforms and decorations used in the Imperial Assemblage at Delhi in 1877, at which Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India. While there can be little doubt that the present work was created by an admirer of both Rudyard Kipling and Lockwood Kipling, we can only speculate as to whether the carver was closely associated with either the writer or the artist. The carving was sourced in Australia, a country where Rudyard Kipling's work was extremely popular and which he had visited in 1891; while Lockwood Kipling had provided a carved showcase for the Melbourne Exhibition in 1879, and had himself visited Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide in 1892, around the time of the publication of his book Beast and Man in India. There is therefore some likelihood of the carving having been made by an Australian artist, possibly someone who had met one or even both of the Kiplings. More remote possibilities are that the artist was a member of Lockwood Kipling's circle in England, or one of the many Indian pupils whom he had trained as craftsmen. The absence of a firm attribution notwithstanding, this superb recreation in wood of The Lama is an important testament to the type of adulation and veneration that Rudyard Kipling and his works attracted across the Empire, and indeed the world, in this period. Kipling was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. Provenance: Private collection, Melbourne

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        An archive of photographs of Hong Kong and Canton taken by a crew member of USAT Hancock, 1901.

      [Hong Kong and Canton, April 1901]. Group of 67 silver gelatin photographs taken by an anonymous photographer with a private camera, all in format 95 x 115 mm, mounted recto and verso of [19] loose leaves from an album of the period, all with the photographer's handwritten captions in ink beneath the image; 63 of the photographs, taken in April 1901, show views and scenes in Hong Kong (approximately 50) and Canton, including streetscapes, harbour and river scenes, prominent buildings and geographical features, temples, an execution ground, examination cells, a dinner hosted by the officers of the Fürst Bismarck, and army personnel, nursing sisters and civilians on board USAT Hancock; a further 2 photographs show the Hancock on her return voyage to America at Nagasaki (May 1901) and San Francisco (June 1901), and 2 photographs show nursing sisters on board the USAT Sheridan in November 1900; all of the photographs are in very good condition; a few of the album pages have some mild foxing or toning, but are otherwise clean and sound. A unique visual record of Hong Kong and Canton at the opening of the twentieth century, taken with a private camera by an American visitor. Both the USAT Hancock (formerly SS Arizona) and USAT Sheridan (formerly SS Massachusetts) were fitted out as troop ships by the US army in 1898 and used as transports during the Spanish-American War, carrying soldiers and nursing staff between San Francisco and Manila. The present photographs were most likely taken by one of her crew on the Hancock's final return voyage to the States from the Philippines.

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        The Book of Jade

      New York: Doxey's. New York, Doxey's, 1901. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. 436/600 Copies. A very nice copy of an uncommon book, one of only 600 copies printed by William Doxey who was on the verge of bankruptcy at the time. The book has been popular with readers of horror and the supernatural for a century, due in large to the horrific descriptions of death. The book is near fine with some bumping to the spine tips, a little rubbing and a tight split to the front hinge. Barnitz, who had the book published anonymously, died shortly after its publication of a reported 'enlarged heart' though some suspect suicide. A masterpiece of decadant poetry. [6459, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1901.

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        Les Poëtes Chansonniers Montmartrois.

      [Paris, 1901?] 20” by 15”, matted and framed. An intriguing and quite charming painting of a cafe scene in Belle Époque Paris. Research has failed to yield anything about the artist, although he has signed his name (Gaston Dumoniel?), dated his work 1901, and even given the precise name and address of the cafe. Le Grand Manège at 4 Rue Buffault, Faubourg Montmartre, was once popular with early bicyclists (although no one present here appears dressed for the sport) and was positively reviewed in La Bicyclette of April 13, 1894. Provenance: Private collection, California.

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        Luftdruckbremse Marke HB.

      Berlin (Ca ) 1901 - (24 x 32 cm). (2) 73 S. Mit 85 Abbildungen auf 80 Tafeln. Original-Lederband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und Seidenvorsätzen. Ungewöhnlich aufwändige Firmenschrift mit deutsch-französischem Paralleltext. - Die Berliner Maschinenfabrik stellte Luftdruckbremsen für elektrische Straßenbahnen her. Die Abbildungen zeigen neben den Produktionsräumen und den Details der Bremse auch viele hübsche Straßenbahnen (u.a. von Leipzig, München, Nürnberg-Fürth, Prag, Riga, Mansfeld, San Cataldo, Berlin, Krefeld, Bern, Oberschlesien, Düsseldorf-Krefeld, Verviers, Kiew und Paris). - Sauber und wohlerhalten. - Beiliegend: Maschinenschriftlicher Brief auf Geschäftspapier. Berlin 23. April 1903. Mit eh. Unterschrift Hermann Heinrich Böker [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ein Dokument deutscher Kunst: Die Ausstellung der Künster-Kolonie in Darmstadt 1901. Festschrift.

      Verlag der Verlags-Anstalt, München 1901 - Schutzumschlag und Einband stark beschädigt. Schutzumschlag mit großen und vielen Einrissen. Ebenfalls ist eine Kante und Ecke des Schutzumschlags und des Einbands abgerissen. Auch am Einband mit mehreren Einrissen. Buchrücken ist von den Seiten getrennt. Das heißt die Seiten sind lose. Innen leicht gedunkelt und leicht fleckig. 30 Abbildungen/ 47 Seiten Deutsch 460g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson. Edited by Arnold Glover of the Inner Temple, with an introduction by Austin Dobson. 3 volumes.

      J.M. Dent, London 1901. 3 engraved frontispieces in colour, xxxvii,(3),458, viii,464, viii,466 pp., more than 100 illustrations by Herbert Railton, with 27 photogravure portraits in colour, one of 150 numbered copies on large paper, bound uncut in nice ni

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        Riverdale Illustated Editions of The Writings of Mark Twain Volumes IV-XXIII [20 volumes]

      Published by The American Publishing Company, HartfordConn. 1901 - , 20 volumes of the white limited Rivendale edition featuring message from Mark Twain on the limitation page "This is the authorized uniform edition of all my books". Titles include: A Tramp Abroad, Following the Equator, Roughing it, Life on the Mississippi, The Gilded Age, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Prince and the Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Joan of Arc, Short Stories and Sketches, Literary Essays and My Debut as a Literary Person. Each volume has 3 photogravure plates, some of which are in colour. Limited Edition , minor wear to edges and corners, volume 12 missing title label on spine, spines discoloured and some marks to boards, pages and plates clean, edges untrimmed, very good condition , white cloth, paper title labels to spines, gilt top edge , octavo, 22 cm x 15 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        With The Guns In South Africa. By Lieutenant E. W. B. Morrison, D Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, Illustrated with Photo-Engravings and from Sketches by the Author

      Hamilton: Spectator Printing Company, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 307 p. 20 cm. 21 b&w plates and illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover with gold, black and red impressing. Spine ends softened and corners slightly bumped. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by author on front free endpaper. Small hole in text of p. 113. Born in London, Ontario in 1867, Lt. "Dinky" Morrison was a journalist at the start of his career, becoming editor of the Ottawa Citizen. His military career began with his appointment as a Second Lieutenant in Hamilton's 4th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery. As a subaltern with “D” Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) in the South African War he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for saving the guns at Leliefontein on November 7, 1900. In this account of the war, he describes his journey to South Africa, battles, impressions of the country, and such horrors as starving horses, fever and dysentery, ruined and burned houses. "War is not a parlor game" he writes in his Apology, and none of his men were sorry to return to "the nice, clean, beautiful snow of old Canada" (p. 291).

      [Bookseller: Attic Books]
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        The Tempest

      London: Freemantle & Co.,, 1901. Small quarto. Original vellum with yapp edges, spine and front cover elaborately blocked in gilt, illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut, one of the original ties laid in. Frontispiece and 24 full-page illustrations, numerous small illustrations to text, and decorated initials, all in black and white by Bell. Text printed in black and red. Vellum a little bowed, tiny split to head of front hinge. An excellent copy, internally fresh. Signed limited edition, number 134 of 174 copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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