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         Sir Henry Raeburn. Text volume + Portfolio with 66 plates on India Paper. 2-vol. set (Complete) [WITH] Portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn, 1756-1823, Loan Exhibition, March 28 to April 16 1938

      London / New York: Heinemann / Dodd, Mead & Company, 1901. Hardcover. g- to vg. Folio (15 1/4 x 12"). ix, [1], 121, [1]pp (Text Vol.); [66] leaves (Plates) (Plates Vol.). Original 3/4 morocco over burgundy cloth, with gold lettering and ruling to spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Title in red and black lettering. Decorative initials (Text volume). Original burgundy cloth covered portfolio, with gold lettering to front cover (Plates volume). Deluxe edition of this splendid monograph on Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823), a renown Scottish portrait painter and Scotland's first significant portrait painter since the Union to remain based in Scotland. Raeburn's notoriety was such that he served as portrait painter to King George IV. The text volume contains several in-text reproductions of the artist's work, as well as a detailed biographical and descriptive catalogue by John L. Caw. Its companion volume is a striking portfolio of 66 plates printed on India paper. The mounts for the plates measure 15 x 11.4" (38cm x 29cm); the printed images themselves vary in size, but are typically about 7.5 x 6" (19cm by 15cm). Each of the 66 plates is tissue-guarded. Binding and portfolio are both partly rubbed along edges. Closed tear at upper back joint of portfolio. Binding and portfolio in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. [WITH] Portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn, 1756-1823, Loan Exhibition, March 28 to April 16 1938: Published in New York by Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc. Quarto (10 3/4 x 8 1/4"). 12, [3]pp (Text), 14, [1]pp (Plates). Original printed wrappers. Catalogue of a loan exhibition held in New York City in 1938, for the benefit of the Adopt a Family Committee of the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor. Contains 14 b/w portraits at rear. Slight age-toning and soiling to wrappers. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition.

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         THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON. By H.G.Wells. Author of 'Tales of Space and Time,' 'Love and Mr Lewisham', and 'Anticipations'.

      George Newnes, Limited, Southampton Street, Strand, London., London 1901 - First edition. Second Issue with white end-papers. 8vo. 5.25 x 7.75 inches. frontis.+ vii + [1] + 342 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with device on front board and crescent moon in night sky on spine. Extremities slightly worn. Interior a little browned but otherwise a good tight, clean copy. W.H Smith Library blind stamp on first free endpaper. Illustrated with [12] plates, including frontispiece. The earliest issue is known to have black end-papers otherwise they are identical. WELLS LITERATURE WELLS

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         ZOLA (Émile). Les Quatre évangiles. Travail. 1901. Dédicacé.

      - ZOLA (Émile) Les Quatre évangiles. Travail. Paris : Eugène Fasquelle, 1901. — 2 volumes in-8, (2 ff.), 329 pp., (1 f.), couverture imprimée ; (2 ff.), 338 pp., (1 f.), couverture imprimée. Non coupé, non rogné. Couverture très fatiguée et salie. 1er plats presque volants. Couvertures à revoir (manques, accrocs) entièrement ou à faire relier. Édition originale du second roman du cycle romanesque que l’auteur écrivit de 1898 à sa mort en 1902 sous le titre général des Quatre Évangiles. Il est inachevé puisque seuls les trois premiers romans de la série, Fécondité, Travail et Vérité ont été publiés. Justice, le dernier projet du romancier, s’arrêtant au stade préparatoire. Exemplaire sur Hollande imprimé spécialement pour Madame Laborde. Dédicacé à l’encre « à ma chère Amélie son affectueux cousin. Emile Zola » Tranches abîmées. Couvertures à restaurer ou à relier. Intérieurs très propre. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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         THE HERO

      London: Hutchinson & Co, 1901. First Edition, First State. small 8vo., 352pp.; VG; housed in a VG custom-made clamshell case, green cloth boards, 1/4 bound with paneled black leather on spine and gilt lettering; volume itself is bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front board; front board has Maugham's signature Moorish symbol upside down signaling it as a first state; interior clean, with only mild age-toning; gutter on ffep shows mild signs of repair; RD; shelved case 2. Dupont.

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         Erewhon revisited : twenty years later

      - Grant Richards, London 1901, 12,5x19,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition. Il legame di l'editor in piena calico rosso, torna liscia, un po 'piatta e leggermente annerito, la testa dorata, angoli molto leggermente urtato. autografo Rare firmato da Samuel Butler signor JA Fuller Maitland era storico della musica e critico musicale. Ex libris incollato sulla contreplat dedicatario. Piccolo foxing che colpisce principalmente le fette. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine percaline rouge, dos lisse, plats légèrement et marginalement noircis, tête dorée, coins très légèrement émoussés. Rare envoi autographe signé de Samuel Butler à Mister J.A. Fuller Maitland qui fut historien de la musique et critique musical. Ex-libris du dédicataire encollé sur un contreplat. Petites rousseurs affectant principalement les tranches.  

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         AN UNWRITTEN CHAPTER OF SALT LAKE

      Privately Printed, New York 1901 - 182 x 122 mm. (7 1/8 x 4 3/4"). 88, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. Original emerald green cloth, gilt lettering on upper cover and spine. Flake 3867; Howes H-231. Paper separated at front hinge, minor blistering on back cover, just a little rubbing at spine ends, but in all other ways an extraordinarily fine copy, the binding extremely bright and clean, and the text immaculate. This is an especially attractive copy of a rare privately printed book about the early days of Utah Territory, told from the perspective of a woman, with particular emphasis on what life was like for women in the new settlement. Sarah Hollister Harris travelled across the Great Plains to Utah Territory in 1851 with her husband Broughton, who had been named the first secretary of the territory. Recounting her adventures for her children and grandchildren 50 years later, she describes experiences on the trail, including encounters with Indians, her sojourn in Salt Lake City, and her observations of the Latter Day Saints who lived there and wielded great influence in the territory. Mrs. Harris got to know many Mormons, including Brigham Young and his wives, and became good friends with several Mormon women. As the sole Gentile woman in Salt Lake, she felt much sympathy for the LDS women and deplored the practice of polygamy. Conflicts between the Church and Federal authorities caused the Harrises to leave after a year, but she returned to Salt Lake City in 1891, this time travelling by train to a modern city unrecognizable from days of old. This has always been a rare book, and is even more so today: ABPC and RBH show only one copy at auction since 1988. This is an especially attractive copy of a rare privately printed book about the early days of Utah Territory, told from the perspective of a woman, with particular emphasis on what life was like for women in the new settlement. Sarah Hollister Harris travelled across the Great Plains to Utah Territory in 1851 with her husband Broughton, who had been named the first secretary of the territory. Recounting her adventures for her children and grandchildren 50 years later, she describes experiences on the trail, including encounters with Indians, her sojourn in Salt Lake City, and her observations of the Latter Day Saints who lived there and wielded great influence in the territory. Mrs. Harris got to know many Mormons, including Brigham Young and his wives, and became good friends with several Mormon women. As the sole Gentile woman in Salt Lake, she felt much sympathy for the LDS women and deplored the practice of polygamy. Conflicts between the Church and Federal authorities caused the Harrises to leave after a year, but she returned to Salt Lake City in 1891, this time travelling by train to a modern city unrecognizable from days of old. This has always been a rare book, and is even more so today: ABPC and RBH show only one copy at auction since 1988. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         L'Éducation Sentimentale. Histoire d'un Jeune Homme. Édition Définitive

      Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1901. James Joyce's personal copy of Flaubert's great bildungsroman, intended as the moral history of his generation, first published in 1869. The novel follows a provincial young man in Paris, largely frustrated in his passions and ambitions, drawn back over the years into the circle of an older woman he once loved. This paperback edition bears the early ownership signature of James Joyce, dated 1901, when he was nineteen. Flaubert's work was a lifelong touchstone for Joyce, who admired his precursor's dedicated craftsmanship and commitment. Ezra Pound, in his review of Joyce's own bildungsroman, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, noted that "Joyce produces the nearest thing to Flaubertian prose that we have now in English," and in the character of Stephen Dedalus, Joyce created as problematic a young man as Flaubert's Frederic Moreau. Stephen's famous definition of the artist, "like the God of creation . . . within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails," is lifted almost directly from one of Flaubert's most famous letters. Provenance: James Joyce to unknown owner(s) to Ernest Boyd to Thomas Quinn Curtis to Alexander Neubauer. The modern binding dates from Boyd's ownership. This copy is a primary source for Scarlett Baron's Strandentwining Cable: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality (OUP, 2012). A great association. Full modern red buckram lettered in gilt, yellow publisher's rear wrapper bound in. Ink signature of James Joyce (dated 1901) to half-title. Bookplate of Alexander Neubauer to front pastedown. Front wrapper missing; half-title torn with loss, with early tape repairs to verso; text block embrowned.

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         DENSLOW'S MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. DENSLOW'S MOTHER GOOSE. NY: McClure Phillips Co. 1901. 4to (8 3/4 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, [96]p., color worn on cover edges, small endpaper mend. clean and VG++. 1st edition, 2nd issue (Humpty Dumpty is not on back of dedication leaf). Each left hand page has the text of a nursery rhyme with the text hand lettered by Fred W. Goudy. Facing each rhyme is a fabulous color plate with bold colors printed on a green background. The text pages are also illustrated in color and there are pictorial endpapers as well. In addition to illustrating the book, Denslow also edited the text. This is an incredible picture book, one of Denslow's best and a beautiful copy, rare in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Knochenerkrankungen im Rontgenbilde: Mit 20 Tafeln und 17 Figuren im Text.

      J. F. Bergmann 1901 - 4to, publisher's cloth-backed boards. Shelf wear. Shaken, a few pages loose. 20 photograph plates; 17 figures within text. An important work in early radiology. This was Dr. Kohler's first book, which established his reputation as an imminent radiologist. Alban Kohler is best known for the invention of grid therapy (sieve). He co-founded Deutsche Rontgengesellschaft in 1905, and served as its president. In his later work, Kohler was concerned with bringing together the two disciplines of radiology and surgery, and published a work on this theme. He also published on tuberculosis of the lungs as well as on radiologically recognizable diseases of the skeleton. He introduced technical modifications to achieve improved X-ray visualization of the heart. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         THE PROSE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY, comprising VANITY FAIR VOL I; VANITY FAIR VOL II; VANITY FAIR VOL III; ROUNDABOUT PAPERS; PHILIP, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A SHABBY GENTEEL STORY, VOL I AND VOL II; CORNHILL TO CAIRO, ETC; DENIS DUVAL, LOVEL THE WIDOWER, ETC; HENRY ESMOND, VOL I AND VOL II; THE VIRGINIANS, VOL I AND VOL II; THE VIRGINIANS, VOL III and THE ENGLISH HUMOURISTS, THE FOUR GEORGES; PENDENNIS VOL I AND II; PENDENNIS, VOL III AND THE GREAT HOGGARTY DIAMOND; CATHERINE, MAJOR GAHAGAN etc; BARRY LYNDON; THE NEWCOMES, VOL I AND VOL II; THE NEWCOMES, VOL III and CHRISTMAS BOOKS, etc; THE YELLOWPLUSH PAPERS and CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUNCH, etc; THE BOOK OF SNOBS AND SKETCHES AND TRAVELS etc; THE PARISand THE IRISH SKETCH BOOK

      J M DENT AND CO, LONDON 1901 - Attractively bound in red half calf with gilt stamp to the front board reading: "Queen Elizabeth's Free Grammar School, St Olave's, Southwark"; The bindings are tight and clean, and bear the bookseller label of Chas J Sawyer, Booksellers, New Oxford Street, London. A stylised gilt flower stem design to spines. Spines a little sunned, a little uneven in colour, but pleasing. Top edges gilt. The books date between 1901-3. The bindings are tight and the pages are clean, with some foxing to the leading edge and prelims, page edges not trimmed. The books here are: THE PROSE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY, comprising VANITY FAIR VOL I; VANITY FAIR VOL II (in one vol); VANITY FAIR VOL III; ROUNDABOUT PAPERS (in one vol); PHILIP, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A SHABBY GENTEEL STORY, VOL I AND VOL II (in one vol); CORNHILL TO CAIRO, ETC; DENIS DUVAL, LOVEL THE WIDOWER, ETC (in one vol); HENRY ESMOND, VOL I AND VOL II (in one vol); THE VIRGINIANS, VOL I AND VOL II (in one vol); THE VIRGINIANS, VOL III and THE ENGLISH HUMOURISTS, THE FOUR GEORGES (in one vol); PENDENNIS VOL I AND II (in one vol); PENDENNIS, VOL III AND THE GREAT HOGGARTY DIAMOND (in one vol); CATHERINE, MAJOR GAHAGAN etc; BARRY LYNDON (in one vol); THE NEWCOMES, VOL I AND VOL II; THE NEWCOMES, VOL III and CHRISTMAS BOOKS, etc (in one vol); THE YELLOWPLUSH PAPERS and CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUNCH, etc (in one vol); THE BOOK OF SNOBS AND SKETCHES AND TRAVELS etc (in one vol); THE PARIS SKETCH BOOK and THE IRISH SKETCH BOOK (in one vol). An attractive set. Will require extra postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Matiné d'hiver, boulevard Ney. La Chiffonnière.

      Paris: Sagot, 1901.(). Etching and aquatint. 348 x 300 mm, with large margins. One of 40 signed and numbered impressions of the third state of Dutch paper. Also signed and dedicated by the publisher Ed. Sagot. Tabanelli, 72 (iii of iii). Provenance: Paul Prouté, Paris.

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         [Handwritten title]: Original Manuscript of "Hall Caine - The Man and The Novelist" by C. Fred Kenyon with extensive Autograph Corrections & Revisions by the subject, Hall Caine. Inserted, are also six autograph letters, etc. by Hall Caine containing prefatory matter and suggestions for the "Life" 1901

      1901. Fine. Manuscript. Large octavo. Approximately 40 unnumbered pages consisting of calligraphic title page, preface, and transcriptions of the Hall Caine Autograph Letters which are mounted to reveal both sides of the letters and include one envelope; followed by the manuscript of the biography consisting of 244 leaves handwritten on rectos only, with corrections and revisions in the hands of both Kenyon and Hall Caine. Beautifully bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full blue morocco elaborated stamped in gilt and red, in custom cloth clamshell case. Fine; the case shows modest wear.The book also displays a later gift inscription: "To my dear and beloved friend David G. Joyce given this day Sunday May 21, 1916. Harry Dayton Sickles." A fascinating, if problematic inscription. Joyce was a noted Chicago book collector. Sickles was a horse of a different color: a forger who was in league with Eugene Fields, II. Indeed it is now widely thought that it was Sickles who did most of the actual forgery for which Fields, the son of the noted poet, was notorious.However, it seems unlikely that Sickles would go to the laborious trouble of forging a complete 244 page and little known biography, or even the Hall Caine letters, most of which are on either Caine's own stationary (Greeba Castle on the Isle of Man), or on that of his publisher (William Heinemann, 21, Bedford Street). It seems much more likely that Sickles was gifting the beautifully bound minor manuscript on a collector who might be more likely to pursue bigger game. Some searching reveals that Joyce seemed to be more interested in a book's binding than it's contents - an auction disbursement in 1922 of at least some of his library seemed almost devoted exclusively to sumptuous modern English bindings, of which this would qualify.Caine was a very popular Manx novelist of the period. A beautifully bound manuscript with interesting provenance and related correspondence.

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         THE HISTORY [STORY] OF HELYAS, KNIGHT OF THE SWAN

      The Grolier Club, New York 1901 - 8vo, unpaginated; VG; spine brown leather with blind tooling, obscured by chemise; bound in original pigskin decorated with blind tooling, with brass clasps, both working; marbled endpapers; housed in the publisher's felt-lined chemise and slipcase, G, chemise has some fraying and mild wear, slipcase has moderate wear, still sturdy enough to hold the volume, rear panel detached on three sides, top edge threatening to detach; one of 325 copies on Whatman paper (and three on vellum); Translated by Robert Copland from the French Version Published in Paris in 1504. A Literal Reprint in the Types of Wynkyn de Worde after the Unique Copy Printed by him on Parchment in London MCCCCCXII; shelved case 6. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         St. Petersburg und Umgebung. Handbuch für Reisende.

      Leipzig, Baedeker. 1901 - XXIV, 126 S. Mit 5 Karten und 4 Plänen. OLn. Hinrichsen D 464.- Seltene erste Ausgabe.- Sonderabdruck aus des Verfassers Reisehandbuch für Rußland.- Vorsätze etwas leimschattig, sonst gutes, kaum benutztes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Moby Dick or The White Whale

      G. P .Putnam's Sons, London 1901 - First edition thus (First UK edition) 1901. Original blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and pale blue and white design. Introduction by Louis Becke; illustrated by A. Burnham Shute; contains Chapter 25 and Epilogue. 545pp; 8vo; Condition: Very good tight copy with a little wear to edges of boards, minor bumping to corners, with moderate bumping to front right bottom corner. Front pastedown and ffep - some minor damage to inner spine. Staining to ffep (mirrored in back pages) Minor staining and foxing to ffeps and back feps. Very minor staining on title page. Internal pages tight, clean and readable with no obvious foxing, marks or damage except page 345, which has a small newspaper clipping (about someone who got swallowed by a whale in real life) from 1928 between the pages and this has caused some staining. There is also a small news clipping about Manhattan between pages 130 and 131, which has also caused some staining. Otherwise pages are very clean and bright. Binding very good. No inscriptions, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Golliwogg's "Auto-Go-Cart"

      New York, London and Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. Florence K. Upton. A solid, presentable copy of the 1901 1st edition. Tight and VG (small chip at the front endpaper, rear endpaper torn and re-taped) in its pictorial boards, with light soiling to the panels and very light staining along the rear panel's upper tip. Oblong octavo, wonderfully illustrated in rich color by Florence K. Upton, the verses supplied by her mother Bertha Upton. The 6th title in this legendary early 20th century children's series.

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         St. Columba's / Record of the League of St.Columba - St.Patrick's College in Maynooth - 1901 - 1906 [6 Volumes in 3 Volumes]. Printed for private circulation only. Issued by The League of St.Columba, Maynooth College. With many photographs and illustrations, poems and essays in english and gaelic (Gaeilge).

      Six Volumes in Three. Octavo. Volume I:(includes Fourth Year 1901 - 1902) - 123 pages and 111 pages / Volume II: (includes Fifth Year - 1902 - 1903) 136 pages and 138 pages / Volume III: (includes Sixth Year - 1905 - 1906) 128 pages and 137 pages. Original Hardcover (green cloth in protective Mylar). Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. One of the rarest publications of Irish Local History. With several important essays. Includes for example the following essays: Rev. W.O.Kennedy - The Need of a Religious Literature in the Irish Language / P.C - Sunset - The Home-Rest / P. Collier - Eileen Aroon - A Sketch / Michael J. Morris - Traces and Traditions of Paganism in Ireland / The People on the Hill / Edward S.V. MacGowan - The Island-Sanctuary of Lough Derg - Illustrated / John F. McKeon - The Poetry of Ethna Carbery / Rev. James Mac Caffrey - Pelagianism in the Irish Church / Birds of Passage / Constitution and Rules [of the League of St.Columba] / Rev. P.C. Yorke - Our Mother / Parochus - Maynooth Revisited / By the Shores of Lough Mask (with chapters on Cong, Ballinrobe, Mount Partry ) / The Early Irish Church - Its External and Internal Organisation / Connradh Chuilm Cille / With Illustrations, photographs / Portrait of Hamilton Rowan / A Scene in Irish Life / Rev. J.W. Meehan - An Imperfect Parallel / Rev. T.O.'Doherty - John MacHale / D.O'Dwyer - Skellig Michael / A Legend of Lough Lein / M.Connolly - The Economic Value of the Irish Revival / J.Meehan - The Penal Laws / Patrick Collier - A Few Glimpses of Ireland's History as told in her Ruins / Constitution and Rules of The League of St.Columba - St.Mary's Branch - St.Joseph's Branch - St.Brigid's Branch / General Report of the League / Foundation of Derry / Saint Columba - The Dove of the Church / Columba at School (Moville Abbey / Saint Finian's School) / First Mass in Iona / Inverness, Scotland / Conversion of the Picts / The Scots / The Great Convention of Drumceatt / Love for all Things Irish / Saint Patrick's Visit to Sileach / Saint Maurice of Derry / Music and the Making of a Nation / Irish Art - Its Symbolism / A Corner of Westmeath / The Leinster Tribute / Beara's Last Defender (Hisorical Prize Essay) / Sliabh Gullion / The Future of Literature in Ireland / St. Columba's Talents / The Individuality of Native Civilisation / Glimpses of Pre-Patrician Christianity in Ireland / Mushera / Before the Invasion / Muircheartach of the Men of the Leather Cloaks / Footprints of Brendan in the West /

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         The Chiswick Shakespeare. Complete in 39 Volumes

      George Bell & Sons, 1901. Hardcover. Good. 1901. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. Quarter white vellum bound to decorative white boards, with gilt lettering. 200 copies printed on Japanese Vellum, although set has not been numbered. Illustrated by Byam Shaw. B&W illustrations throughout. Noticeable foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper in The Tempest. Most pages remain uncut along top edge in most books. Mild wear to spines, board edges and corners. Distinct tanning and soiling mainly along spines and board edges. Small brown stains (approx. 1cm) to a few books. Some fading to gilt along 3 book spines. Large brown mark to rear of 'Merry Wives'.

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         Typed Letter Signed ("Booker T. Washington, Principal") to Mrs. Romaine Wade, declining her request to help find domestic servants, and expressing a preference that his graduates stay in the "Southland"

      Tuskegee, 1901. 1 page. Oblong 8vo. Old folds. 1 page. Oblong 8vo. Washington replies to a Mrs. Wade in Santa Barbara, California, who had evidently sought help finding domestic servants: "Referring to your letter which has just been received, I am very sorry to say that I am unable to assist you in the matter of securing such domestics as you desire. Although we have a great many young women taking our course in domestic science, none of them seem disposed to leave the school at this time in the term to take up work in other directions. However, we rather urgue upon our graduates to remain in the South after completing their course as we believe the Southland offers greater opportunities for their usefulness among their own people."

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         Morceaux Choisis.

      348 (3) Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Neuer Halb-Ledereinband das Buch ist völlig neu eingebunden unter Verwendung der Originalmaterialien, die Seiten gebräunt, ansonsten das Buch sauber und frisch, auf demVortitel persönlich Widmung von Henri Lefebvre. Henri Lefebvre (* 16. Juni 1901 in Hagetmau/Frankreich 29. Juni 1991 in Navarrenx/Frankreich) war ein berühmter französischer marxistischer Soziologe, Intellektueller und Philosoph. Er galt als einer der Väter der Pariser Studentenunruhen im Mai 1968. Widmungen von Henri Lefebvre sind äußerst selten!!!

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         KIM

      1901. London: Macmillan and Co., 1901. 2 pp undated ads. Original red cloth with Ganesha device in gilt. First English Edition of the book that "is acknowledged as Kipling's masterpiece in fiction... The novel is the finest written about the India of the British Empire" [CGEL]. It follows the adventures of an orphan son of a British soldier who is raised by an Indian woman, becomes a disciple to a Lama, and ultimately becomes an undercover agent as well. The illustrations are by John Lockwood Kipling, the author's father. The American edition is considered to have been published earlier (though in the same month as the English one).~As with most of Kipling's British editions published by Macmillan, the binding is red cloth with in gilt the "Ganesha" device -- an elephant's head with a swastika (the latter had been a ubiquitous symbol in India for millennia; its use ceased in the early 1930s, when events in Germany gave the symbol a whole new meaning).~This is a near-fine copy (light rubbing at the edges, a little foxing on the page edges only). Richards A174; Stewart 254; Livingston 250. One of the books selected as a "Modern Library 100" for the 20th Century.

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         Méthode Berlitz pour l enseignement des langues modernes. Partie française. Deuxiè e livre (Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée).

      Berlitz & Co, Nueva York 1901 - Características: Pasta dura en tela editorial. El libro se encuentra en perfectas condiciones. Las tapas están ricamente estampadas con adornos en relieve y letras doradas. Cantos limpios. Nombre del propietario anterior. Esta obre recibió dos monedas de oro y dos de plata en la Exposition Universelle de París en 1900. La impresión se hizo en un papel con terminado parecido al cuché. Las páginas llevan amplios márgenes, van sin cornisa y tienen los folios en el centro del margen superior. 159 pp. más publicidad editorial. (20.5 x 14.5 cm). Peso: La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 26.44 EUR

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         Nankin Port Ouvert: Nankin D'Alors et D'aujourd'hui, Varietes Sinologiques No. 18. Original First Edition

      Chang-Hai: Imprimerie De La Mission Catholique, 1901 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 25.1*16.7cm, 486p.Illustrated with photos, maps and charts. Ex-library with usual markings. A tight hardcover bound in later yellow buckram. Text in FRENCH. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         KIM

      1901. London: Macmillan and Co., 1901. 2 pp undated ads. Original red cloth with Ganesha device in gilt. First English Edition of the book that "is acknowledged as Kipling's masterpiece in fiction... The novel is the finest written about the India of the British Empire" [CGEL]. It follows the adventures of an orphan son of a British soldier who is raised by an Indian woman, becomes a disciple to a Lama, and ultimately becomes an undercover agent as well. The illustrations are by John Lockwood Kipling, the author's father. The American edition is considered to have been published earlier (though in the same month as the English one).~As with most of Kipling's British editions published by Macmillan, the binding is red cloth with in gilt the "Ganesha" device -- an elephant's head with a swastika (the latter had been a ubiquitous symbol in India for millennia; its use ceased in the early 1930s, when events in Germany gave the symbol a whole new meaning).~This is a near-fine copy (light rubbing at the edges, a little foxing on the page edges only). Richards A174; Stewart 254; Livingston 250. One of the books selected as a "Modern Library 100" for the 20th Century.

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         The God of His Fathers and Other Stories

      New York: McClure, Phillips, 1901. First edition. original dark blue ribbed cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Spine a tad cocked and with slight wear, some rubbing, front endpapers split over joint. Octavo. London's second book, inscribed by him to his wife's cousin Lurline Lyons, a successful silent film actress. Camp Reverie is on the Russian River (California) and Jack London lectured there in 1901 [BAL 11870. Woodbridge 4].

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         Conspectus Florae Graecae

      lipsiae sumptibus guilelmi engelmann 1901 - latin text. volumes 1 to 3 plus the supplement. volume 1 was published in 1901, volume 2 in 1902, volume 3 in 1904 and the supplement in 1908. all have the neat signature of a previous owner. all volumes are in matching red cloth. the boards are shelf worn and the spines are discoloured. all 4 books are well bound. there are minor age related marks as one may expect with a set of this age. the condition is also given in terms of the book's age. a handsome set rarely found. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         THE HISTORY [STORY] OF HELYAS, KNIGHT OF THE SWAN

      New York: The Grolier Club, 1901. Limited Edition, one of 325 copies. 8vo, unpaginated; VG; spine brown leather with blind tooling, obscured by chemise; bound in original pigskin decorated with blind tooling, with brass clasps, both working; marbled endpapers; housed in the publisher's felt-lined chemise and slipcase, G, chemise has some fraying and mild wear, slipcase has moderate wear, still sturdy enough to hold the volume, rear panel detached on three sides, top edge threatening to detach; one of 325 copies on Whatman paper (and three on vellum); Translated by Robert Copland from the French Version Published in Paris in 1504. A Literal Reprint in the Types of Wynkyn de Worde after the Unique Copy Printed by him on Parchment in London MCCCCCXII; shelved case 6. Dupont.

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         The Sin Of Witchcraft / The Science Of Rebellion, A Tract For The Times.

      The imperial South African Assoc 1901 - First Edition. In 1900 Kipling visited South Africa continuing his war work and writing. He spent time in Bloemfontain writing for 'The Friend' published by the British Army. He also wrote these two articles. 'The Science of Rebellion', (listed in ORG as 'Uncollected No237' ), was written for the Imperial South African Association. It is collected in the Sussex Edition Vol.30 and The Burwash Edition. Kipling also wrote the allied article 'the Sin Of Witchcraft' (Uncollected No.230), which was not included in the Sussex Edition. This is an ex library copy of both articles bound together by the library into boards. The title page of 'Sin Of Witchcraft' fronts the two articles. Then follows the title page of 'The Science Of Rebellion'. Both articles then are bound in behind. The actual articles are loose from boards but complete. Please contact the seller for further information and details of the condition of these two pamphlets. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revival Books Ltd]
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         A JAPANESE MISCELLANY

      Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1901 - octavo in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; VG/VG; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; thick paper, barely faded with clean text; pp. 305; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Robert Browning as a Religious Teacher, being the Burney Essay for 1900. London, C.J. Clay

      1901 - First Edition. 8vo, xii, 132pp, original green cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Cruise of the Petrel: A Story of 1812

      McClure, Phillips & Co, New York 1901 - First edition. Gray cloth stamped in black in white with a picture of a frigate at sea illustrated by Florence Pearl Nosworthy. Very good with slight darkening of the spine, front hinge cracked, light foxing on endpapers, still an attractive copy. Inscribed by the author on the front fly: "To C.C. Converse, from his friend, T. Jenkins Hains, Sept 26, 03, Echo Boy, Yacht Edna." Seven relatable newspaper clippings laid in on preliminary pages causing some offsetting. Also, tipped in is a silver gelatin photograph of the author behind the ship's wheel, posing with a male and two female companions (one of which may be Amelie Troubetzkoy). An added bonus to this already phenominal item is a small piece of paper affixed to the page preceding the contents with the signature of the author and poet, Amelie Troubetzkoy.Thornton Jenkins Hains, 1866-1953, was an American novelist who found popularity with his nautical tales. His maternal grandfather, Admiral Thornton A. Jenkins, served in the War of 1812 and Hains used the logbooks he kept as inspiration for The Cruise of the Petrel. Hains is mostly remembered for his part in the "Regatta Murder", the killing of William Annis by Hains' brother, Peter C. Hains. Peter's wife was having an affair with Annis and it was Thornton that told his brother this information. This resulted in Peter murdering Annis at the Ladies' Regatta while his brother stood watch. Although not convicted of any crime the event soiled his reputation and he adopted the pen name Mayn Clew Garnett from then on. A scarce and intriguing copy of an interesting title. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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         Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology. Volume I: Science & Volume II: Theology (Two Volumes, complete).

      J. W. Bouton, New York, NY 1901 - Hardcovers. 2 Volume set. Large thick octavos. xlvi + 628 pp. & (vi) iv + 692pp. Original dark green cloth with black rules and decorations to boards and gilt titling, gilt illustration and lettering to spine. Frontispiece with tissue guard in Volume I, folding diagram in Volume II. A rare early printing of Blavatsky's first major publication with the distinctive gilt embellished decorated cloth spines. First published by Bouton in 1877. It not only became one of the foundation stones of Theosophy, but was highly influential on the Western esoteric and magical traditions in general, with Aleister Crowley even going so far as to identify Blavatsky as a fellow Master of the Temple on account of it. Appears to have fresh endpapers. Spine ends and corners bruised and chafed, lower edges rubbed with a few light bumps, upper front corner of Vol II spot faded, page edges darkened and there is a one inch spot of browning to fore-edge of Vol. I affecting outer margin of about 20 pages. Frontis tissue guard has closed tear at lower inner margin, very slight separation of text block at inner gutter at title page of Vol. I, pages toned. Overall an attractive, unmarked VG+ set of a scarce early printing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A Complete Diary of My Work while a Member of the New York Police Department from August 17, 1896, to, and including August 29, 1898

      Very Good. Folio. 152 numbered and lined, else blank pages. Disbound with boards present, some modest staining in the text not marring any text, overall about very good. Detailed handwritten diary of Patrolman Abraham W. Skidmore, Jr. Skidmore provides a legible and reasonably thorough account of his activities for each day, usually comprising of between three and five days to a folio page, but on occasion taking a page or more on particularly eventful days. Also laid in are relevant clippings or other material referring to arrests or cases he was involved in (calling him "William Skidmore"). The clippings are usually tipped in at the relevant places, thus not obscuring the text. Skidmore's begins at the first entry addressing his application to the Department to its Superintendent Theodore Roosevelt (here referred to as "President Theodore Roosevelt" suggesting that this was compiled by Skidmore sometime around or after 1901). He relates the (rather rapid) process of becoming a police officer, including an interview with Roosevelt. After he is given probationary status he leads a lively life - catching thieves, arresting various immigrants (often Irish) for fighting, public drunkenness, and other offenses. He was often called upon to intervene in domestic disputes, hustled off frequently to fires, catches runaway horses and horse-pulled wagons, accompanied prisoners to jail or the work house, and otherwise proved an effective officer. He was not however, afraid to acknowledge his shortcomings, recounting being reprimanded for a violation of the state liquor tax law, and with a small newspaper clipping noting the reprimand.Born in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Skidmore (1872 - 1958) remained in the NYPD for at least a quarter of a century. Apparently he was effective, because in 1925 he became the first Chief of Police (and later Commissioner) of the Nassau County Police Department. By the time of his retirement in 1945, that Department had grown from 55 to 650 officers.What must certainly be an uncommon and detailed personal account of a police officer in New York City at the end of the 19th Century.

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         THE HERO

      Hutchinson & Co, London 1901 - small 8vo., 352pp.; VG; housed in a VG custom-made clamshell case, green cloth boards, 1/4 bound with paneled black leather on spine and gilt lettering; volume itself is bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front board; front board has Maugham's signature Moorish symbol upside down signaling it as a first state; interior clean, with only mild age-toning; gutter on ffep shows mild signs of repair; RD; shelved case 2. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Siege of Quebec and the Battle of the Plains of Abraham - Six Volumes

      Quebec : Dussault & Proulx , 1901 . First Edition . Very Good . 8VO . The Fitzpatrick Edition bound in original blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, armorial vignette on front boards. Sir Arthur Doughty was the legislative librarian of Quebec and the Dominion Archivist and keeper of the public records. A magisterial work, still a standard. Front and bottom edges uncut. All illustrations and large foldout coloured map present in volume 1. Portrait plate of Montcalm and guard heavily foxed, six inch tear on map extending out from gutter, hinges cracked but holding, several marks on boards. Volume 2 has all illustrations and large folding map with cutout addition. Sporadic foxing to the plates, three inch tear on map starting at gutter, hinges cracked. Volume 3 has all illustrations present, occasional light foxing, many pages unopened, overall light wear. Volume 4 lightly worn, most pages unopened.. Volume 5 in similar condition to volume 4.Volume 6 most pages unopened, hinges cracked. Overall an attractive set of an important Canadian historical work. A heavy set, special shipping considerations may apply.

      [Bookseller: Neil Williams, Bookseller]
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