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        Library of Classic Realism

      London: Gibbings & Co. Ltd. 1901. 12mo. In 21 volumes limited to only 500 sets, The Florentine Edition. Includes The Decameron by Bocccaccio, The Confessions of Rousseau, The Writings of Rabellais and Persian Letters by Charles Louis Montesquieu. Illustrations reproduced from the plates engraved for the celebrated edition of 1757, and designed by Gravelot, Eisen, Boucher and others, All volumes beautifully bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, raised bands, lettered and decorated in a gilt floral motif with top edges gilt, silk ribbon markers. A fine set with only slight fading or spotting to few spines. Beautiful.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books]
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        THE MONTHS OF JAPANESE CHILDREN. CALENDAR FOR 1903.

      T. Hasegawa, Tokyo 1901 - (T. Hasegawa) publishers. THE MONTHS OF JAPANESE CHILDREN. CALENDAR FOR 1903. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, (1901). 16mo - 4" x 6". Color pictorial woodblock printed crepe paper wrappers with covered spine and two silk thread stab ties for what is a very lovely copy of the book. 8 folded crepe paper pages, folded in the Japanese style, forming [16] pp. including wrappers. This calendar, published in book form, has a single month's calendar and a wonderful full color woodblock print of an event that a child in Japan would experience in that month printed on each page. Each of the twelve months of the year are depicted this way. The condition of the book is FINE. Only one copy located on OCLC/WorldCat (National Art Library. Victoria and Albert Museum). EXCEEDINGLY RARE [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        The Life and Works.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited; New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1901–3. 19 volumes, octavo (223 x 150 mm). Bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary green half morocco, spines lettered in gilt direct, gilt-stamped floral decorations to compartments of spines within raised bands, green cloth sides, top edges gilt, green endpapers. Portrait frontispieces with tissue-guards in first 4 volumes. Bookplate of William Greene Roelker to pastedowns. Spines and corners slightly faded, some light foxing. An excellent set. Limited edition, one of 525 unnumbered copies. A handsomely bound set of Kingsley's works.

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        Briefkorrespondenz mit dem Herzog zu Meiningen

      1901 - Fritz Steinbach, 1855 - 1916, dt. Dirigent (Brahms) und Komponist, von 1886 - 1903 Hofkapellmeister in Meiningen E. Br. m. U. Meiningen 21.VI.1901. 3 1/2 S. 28,5 x 22 cm. Büttenpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf "Intendanz der Herzoglichen Hofkapelle Meinigen". Knickfalten, gebräunt, leicht fleckig. Briefkorrespondenz mit dem Herzog Georg II. von Sachsen-Meiningen (1826 - 1914, Förderer von Kunst und Kultur, Reformator) in Meiningen, den er über eine neue Finanzierungsmöglichkeit für den Bau einer Brahmshalle in Meiningen benachrichtigt. ". Auf Anregung des Herrn Justizrath Braun wollen wir nunmehr versuchen, die zum Bau einer Halle (ohne Musikschule) nöthigen Mittel durch Ausgabe von Patronatsscheinen á 1000 Mk zu erhalten. Nach einer vorsichtigen Schätzung sind wir überzeugt, bis Anfang März wenigstens 150.000 M. gesichert zu haben. Wir rechnen dabei auf das uns in Aussicht gestellte Entgegenkommen der höheren Finanzkreise (.) und auf die Brahmsfreunde im Ausland . Sollten die nöthigen 200.000 M. nicht ganz zusammenkommen, so wollen wir einen Beitrag seitens der Stadt Meiningen evtl. seitens des Landtags "aussetzen" (?). Wir halten morgen . die entscheidende Sitzung. Ich gestatte mir deshalb die unterthänigste Anfrage, ob ich diesbezügliche Wünsche Euer Hoheit in Empfang nehmen darf . / Der Landtag giebt wegen Ausdehnung (?) der Länder ebensowenig dafür als für das Theater! Ich würde auch Etwas beisteuern . Meine Wünsche beschränken sich darauf, daß die Halle gebaut werde u. daß sie nicht einen zu schlechten Eindruck von Außen mache, ferner darauf, daß man á plein pied ins Freie aus der Halle komme ; . Die Musikschule ist wohl aufgegeben? ." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Life and Works.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited; New York: The Macmillan Company, 1901–3 - 19 volumes, octavo (223 x 150 mm). Bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary green half morocco, spines lettered in gilt direct, gilt-stamped floral decorations to compartments of spines within raised bands, green cloth sides, top edges gilt, green endpapers. Bookplate of William Greene Roelker to pastedowns. Spines and corners slightly faded, some light foxing. An excellent set. Portrait frontispieces with tissue-guards in first 4 volumes. Limited edition, one of 525 unnumbered copies. A handsomely bound set of Kingsley's works. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Jahrgang 1901, Nummer 130 bis Nummer 141. Zusammen 12 Ausgaben in einem Band

      Librairie du Figaro 1901 Librairie du Figaro, Paris, 1901. Je Heft 24 S. mit zahlreichen teils farbigen Abb. sowie einigen farbigen Tafeln, original Leinen-Einband mit goldgeprägtem Titel, folio (33 x 41,5 cm), (Einband leicht fleckig) - kompletter, gut erhaltener Jahrgang / good condition / Januar-Heft: Weltausstellung 1900, Pavilion von Spanien / Februar-Heft: Abbildung eines Gemäldes von Toulouse-Lautrec / April-Heft: Schönes Titelblatt \"\"Art enfants et fleurs\"\", sehr schönes illustriertes Blatt von Kindern im Jugendstil von Firmin Bousset, sowie Kinderdarstellungen von Geoffroy / September-Heft: \"\"Yachting\"\", Illustration von Paul Helleu , bekannter Frauenmaler und Radierer interessanter Werbung für Warenhäuser in Holzstich / November-Heft: Spezial-Nummer über Photographie-Ausstellung - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Zeitschriften,Französische Literatur

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        Bauernstube in Schwaben. Öl auf Malpappe.

       1901. Signiert \"W. Tilke\", datiert \"Mai 01\" und bezeichnet (geritzt), schwer leserlich \"[...] in Rottenburg\" oder \"Vorbach bei Rothenburg\". 23 x 33,5 cm. Lichtdurchflutetes Interieur einer schlichten Bauernstube in Rottenburg. Der Bauer sitzt Pfeife rauchend am rechten Bildrand, vor ihm auf dem Tisch steht ein Bierkrug mit Zinndeckel. Durch die niedrigen Fenster strömt viel Licht in den Gastraum. - Minimale, kaum störende Farbabplatzung im Bereich der Signatur und an wenigen Stellen über das Bild verstreut. Interieur, Schwaben, Rottenburg, Rottenburg am Neckar, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Rothenburg o. d. Tauber, Bayern, Vorbach

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Sotsial'demokratiia i rabochii klass. Dva techeniia v russkoi sotsial'demokratii [Social Democracy and the working class. Two tendencies in Russian Social Democracy]. Prilozhenie k No. 11 Rabochago Dela [Supplement to Issue 11 of Rabochee Delo].

      Geneva, Tipografiia Soiuza Russkikh Sotsialdemokratov, 1901. - 32 pp. Original staple-stitched self-wrappers. 12mo (160:110 mm). Pamphlets such as these are rarely encountered in such good condition and without any ownership marks. KVK, OCLC show five copies, all in the US. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        THE STORY OF THE AMERICA'S CUP : HOW IT WAS WON IN COWES IN 1851 AND HOW IT HAS BEEN DEFENDED FOR HALF A CENTURY BY THE NEW YORK YAHCT CLUB

      The Rudder Publishing Company, New York 1901 - Foolscap 8vo (17cm); 156, (4) pp. Frontispiece; Ex.libris Wigan Free Public Library with bookplate inside the front cover, stamp to verso of titlepage and circular imprint on the frontis; original red cloth with gilt image of the America's Cup trophy to the front and the title in gilt lettering; slight wear to head and tail of the spine; inscribed in in k across the titlepage by former owner (?) JH Armitage of Burley-in-Wharfdale, West Yorkshire, a very good copy of a scarce title (OCLC Worldcat notes just one copy in the USA, at Buffalo and Erie County Public Library) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB)]
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        AN UNWRITTEN CHAPTER OF SALT LAKE

      New York: Privately Printed, 1901. FIRST EDITION. 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.. 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.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Leyendas de.

      - Madrid, Manuel Pedro Delgado, 1901-1902, 2 tomos, 41 x 31 cm., tela original estampada , medallón en relieve en los planos anteriores, lomos piel, papel couché, retrato grabado por Maura + LXIV + 237 págs. con ilustraciones en negro y color intercaladas en el texto + 1 h. + 24 láminas en negro y color, una de ellas plegada + 4 láminas grabadas = 254 págs. con ilustraciones intercaladas + 1 h. + 53 láminas en negro y color + 2 láminas en colores plegadas y 1 grabado. ("Edición lujosa publicada bajo la dirección artística de D. José Ramón Mélida e ilustrada por Ferrant Jiménez Aranda, Maura, Mélida, Pla, Salas, Simonet, Sorolla, Unceta, Urrabieta, Vierge" Palau).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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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. Vellum a little bowed, tiny split to head of front hinge. An excellent copy, internally fresh. 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. Signed limited edition, number 134 of 174 copies signed by the artist. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Etudes socialistes.

      Paris, Cahiers de la Quinzaine (3e série, 4e cahier), [1901]. - 8vo. CIV, (4), 273, (3) pp. Original printed wrappers. First edition thus; includes: "Le mouvement rural", "Révision nécessaire", "Évolution révolutionaire", "Le but", "Le socialisme et la vie", and "De la propriété individuelle". One of the first French social democrats, Jaures became the leader, in 1902, of the French Socialist Party. He was assassinated in 1914, immediately before the outbreak of the Great War, and remains one of the main historical figures of the French Left. - Browned throughout. An untrimmed, uncut copy; wrapper soiled and chipped. OCLC 463441054. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1901 - 1901 Original Hardback Wisden Very Good Condition

      1901. Hi, Here we have a rare 1901 Original Hardback Wisden, it is in Very Good Condition and without restoration. Just the 6th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is very bright to front board with slight fading to the spine, the spine has a couple of small marks but the boards are very good, clean and sharp, tiny crease to the top right of the front board. Inside it is excellent, the hinges are very strong as can be seen in the pictures and the yellow inside pages are very bright as are the white pages that follow. Hardly any foxing and an excellent photoplate a very good copy of this rare Wisden.

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

      Kunstdruckgesellschaft, St.Petersburg 1901 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: F.K.A HUELSMANN]
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        Signed Photo in Performance 1940

      Lithuanian-born American violinist (1901-1987), a superstar performer for decades, Heifetz focused on teaching after a long, highly successful career performing in concerts and recording. Beautiful signed photo, shown in performance. Inscribed and dated in 1940, Buenos Aires. Size is 9.5 x 7 inches, minor mounting traces and some rust on verso, otherwise in excellent condition. Highly desirable!

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        LETTERE SCELTE I-TESTO

      FIRENZE: SUCCESSORI LE MONNIER, 1901. IIED. RILEGATO. BUONO. 14 20. NUOVA COLLEZIONE DI AUTORI GRECI E LATINI USATO

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        A Masque of Days.

      Cassell 1901 - FIRST EDITION THUS, colour-printed throughout, with design, illustrations, and lettering by Walter Crane, pp. [iii], 40, 4to, original boards illustrated by Crane and backed with yellow cloth, a touch of rubbing to corners, very faint spotting to fore-edge, dustjacket, very good.

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Relation of the discoveries and voyages of Cavelier de La Salle from 1679 to 1681. The official narrative. The translation done by Melville B. Anderson

      Caxton Club, Chicago 1901 - Edition limited to 224 copies on Amercan hand-made paper, 8vo, pp. [8], 299, [2]; original parchment-baciked paper-covered boards; spine a litt6le spotted, else very good. Bookplate of Edward Chenery Gale, and with 1925 gift inscription. Handsomely printed for the Caxton Club by R.R. Donnelley and Sons at the Lakeside Press. Howes L-110: "First published in French in Margry's six-volume Découvertes?, from an anonymous manuscript. This, the first separate edition ? was the official account sent to the Ministry of the Marine; if not by La Salle himself, it was probably inspired by him. Hennepin's plagiarism's from it in his 1697 Nouvelle découverte, indicate that he had access to the manuscript." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      No place or date, but early 1901 [?]. - 8vo. 4 pp. on bifolium. To his son ("my dear great") about his project of exploring the "Blue River", i. e. the Yangtze: "[ ] Marquis est bien arrivé. Je l'ai mis tout de suite à lever les plans des points de Tchong King que je crois favorables à l'accostage et qui pourraient être réclamés comme concession ultérieurement. Il est excellent typographe et je suis bien content de ce qu'il fait. La chaloupe est en route depuis le 30 pour remonter. Je ne vivrai que le jour où j'aurai de ses nouvelles c'est bien dangereux pour elle [ ]". They will do hydrographic research until April, and afterwards he plans to return to Kia-Ting and Tchen Tou and to see the rapids at Peng Chang. "Je lâcherai Marquis sur Yunan Fou avec mission de rechercher la meilleure des routes pour aller de ce point au Yang Tsé supérieur. Je pense que si j'arrive à remplir ce programme je n'aurai pas trop mal employé l'année en y joignant au retour l'exploration de la rivière de Tchong King et peut-être du Fou [ ]". He hopes for the arrival of Frédéric Haas in Tchen Tou, if he were not too sick. "[ ] il faudrait que le Consul général eût un secrétaire-interprète et ne soit pas forcé d'emmener le Consul de Tchong King puis il lui faudrait un piquet de soldats annamites au lieu des pouilleux que lui fournit le Taotaï puis un majordome sérieux et entendu. Vis-à-vis les Anglais nous sommes piètres [ ]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Anna Karenin

      New York: McClure, Phillips and Co, 1901. First American edition of the Constance Garnett Translation. Gravure portrait frontispiece in each volume. [ii], 493, [1]; [ii], 426 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's navy cloth, with gilt and blue painted decorated spines, spine ends frayed, else near fine. First American edition of the Constance Garnett Translation. Gravure portrait frontispiece in each volume. [ii], 493, [1]; [ii], 426 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. The Constance Garnett Translation. The first American edition of the Constance Garnett translation, first published in London by Heinemann the same year. The translation by which most English speakers know this work.

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        Panoramic sketch of SS Sobraon stranded on rocks near Tungyin Island, south of Shanghai, April 1901

      Graphite and wash on artist's paper, 280 x 480 mm (sheet), folding to 280 x 240 mm, captioned at lower right 'The SS Sobraon on the rocks, Tung Yung Id, [April] 1901'; unmounted; original central vertical fold, left and right edges roughened; removed from an album of sketches, watercolours and photographs compiled by S.P. Sabin, a P. & O. officer who served on various ships in the Far East between 1900 and 1908, including S.S. Oriental, S.S. Coromandel and S.S. Sobraon; [together with] a silver albumen print photograph of the Sobraon on the rocks, taken by Sabin with his own camera, 205 x 220 mm; [and] silver gelatin print photographs, each 150 x 280 mm, of three drawings made in situ by Sabin of the Sobraon run aground (including the present drawing and two others). In April 1901 Sabin's ship S.S. Sobraon ran aground on rocks near Tungyin Island on its return voyage from Shanghai to London via Hong Kong. The 210 passengers and crew on board were able to use lifeboats to get ashore, but the ship was a total loss. Sabin's drawings and photograph would appear to be the only extant visual documentation of this maritime accident. The wreck of the Sobraon was only re-discovered in 2014.

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        La Canne De Jonc

      Cambridge University Press - Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; dated 1901; boards lightly bumped with some light rubbing; some annotations in pencil and ink; binding tight. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell

      Lansing: Press of Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co, 1901. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 portraits, index, 208p. plus (1)p. Index. Dark green cloth. Gilt bells on front cover and backstrip. 20cm. Lacks front free endpaper which has left the hinge exposed. No Jacket. *Bishop B. W. Arnett provided a Biographical Sketch [at pages 3-14] which is the source of much that is known about this poet from Ohio (with sojourns in Ontario and California) who earned much of his living as a plasterer. *Bishop B. W. Arnett provided a Biographical Sketch [at pages 3-14] which is the source of much that is known about this poet from Ohio (with sojourns in Ontario and California) who earned much of his living as a plasterer. This first edition contains 27 poems; five poems were added to a second (and final) edition also dated 1901.

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        Epithalamion.

      London: Essex House Press,, 1901. Octavo. Original vellum, title to spine in gilt, blind-stamped rose with words "Soul is Form" to front cover. Hand-coloured frontispiece woodcut by Reginald Savage, illuminated initials throughout, 7 tipped-in tissue guards. Boards a little bowed, very light soiling to covers. An excellent copy. Limited edition, number 145 of 150 copies only. First published in 1595, Spenser wrote this ode for his bride on their wedding day.

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        A Winter Pilgrimage

      Longmans, UK 1901 - 1st Edition 1901. Presentation copy from the author to his brother in law. A winter pilgrimage being an account of travels through Palestine Italy and the island of Cyprus accomplished in the year 1900. 1500 copies printed. Book is good++ and quite bright. Edges rubbed. Light fraying to spine tips. Spine a little uneven. Edges rubbed. Light marking to cloth. Contents good with age toned pages. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Five page autograph letter signed to Mrs. E. Williams, Reading

      Heidelberg, Transvaal: February 3, 1901. Folio, 178 lines, approx. 2000 words; previous folds, else fine. Cummings details the final actions of one Mr. Elton, Cummings' comrade-in-arms, from Dec. 15, 1899 to his death on June 10, 1900. "In reference to Mr. Elton I shall gladly write anything I can remember in reference to him and our sojourn together with General Bullers' column through part of the campaign. Mr. Elton joined Colonel Thorneycroft's regiment whilst we were lying at Chieveley, shortly after the first battle of Colenso - Dec. 15, 1899-; a comrade introduced us to one another, and Elton laid down his kit along side of mine, and until he went into the hospital at Ingogo, we rode side by side..." Cummings cannot precisely remember the first action they saw together, but "it must have been one of the many small skirmishes we had with the Boers along the Lugela river to the west of Colenso ... Leaving Chieveley - Jan. 10 - we rode on to Trichardt's drift on the Lugela ... We had to swim our horses over the river which was deep and strong, Elton's horse swam deeply, but well, and so did mine, and we got across safely, but one of our men was nearly drowned - Southey - whose horse rolled over and over with him ... and one of the 13th Hussars - Guilor - was drowned... "We camped on the north side of the river in a corn field: very seldom did Elton complain, but he did grumble that afternoon when we had to carry boxes of buscuits for about two miles on our backs ... at a time when we were hungry and tired. "On the afternoon of the 19th Thorneycroft's rode out to a big hill, near Bastion-hill to find out the Boer position; we found the latter and the Boers found us! We were drawn up in a line whilst the officers searched the hills in front for signs of the enemy, the latter then poured in a heavy mauser fire, hitting two men, and we retired at a gallop. On Jan. 20 we advanced in a single file at a gallop across the plain, bound for Bastion hill, each man being about 20 yards apart. A big gun ofr the Boers shelled us all the way ... Elton was some distance behind me, but we both reached the foot of Bastion hill and climed it. The whole of that afternoon, and all night we fought the Boers who were entrenched on top of the hill in front of us; we had good cover, and only lost a few men. On retiring to allow for fresh troops to take our place, the big gun again shelled us, and as we were riding round a hill for cover ... a heavy shell burst amongst several of us... "Mr. Elton went through the Battle of Spion Kop, the most terrioble battle of the campaign - he was shot on the thumb by a mauser bullet, and a shell struck his rifle dashing it from his hand and smashing the stock to small splinters. Should you care for a description of the above-mentioned battle I would send you one. Mr. Elton had pretty good cover behind stones but the ghastly sights, the moans, and screams of agony, and the pitiful imploring for water, shook him up a good deal..." Other descriptions follow: the three-day battle at Lugela Heights; repelling the Boers at Hussar Hill; the second, 12-day battle at Colenso; the march for the relief of Ladysmith. By early April Elton was complaining of his liver and bowels, and he was informed that his liver was enlarged. Elton continued to fight with his men but shortly afterwards, he was so sick that he had to be taken to the hospital. Cummings saw him there but once afterwards, and Cummings learned subsequently that he had died on June 10th. This is a letter likely written to a member of Elton's family. He describes Elton's personal belongings (spurs, a bandolier) and relates details on the numebr of engagements in which Elton saw action so that he might receive, posthumously, medals and clasps. Cummings is likely a New Zealander or a Canadian as many of those who fought in the Boer war were. In a P.S. he notes: "I thank you for your invitation. Should I visit England, I shall endeavour to call and see you."

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        The Story of the Zulu Campaign

      Sampson Low, London 1901 - pp. xiv, 408. Folding map on linen, foxed. Contemporary half morocco. Neat gilt stamps to front board and spine. A handsome copy of this rare work complete with the folding map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ausführliches Kochbuch für die einfache und feine jüdische Küche : unter Berücksichtigung aller rituellen Vorschriften in 3759 Rezepten; [Cover title: Kochbuch für die einfache und feine jüdische Küche; spine title: Israelitisches Kochbuch]

      Frankfurt a. M.: Verlag von J. Kauffmann, 1901. Thick octavo (23 x 16 cm.), vi, 926, [2],16 pages. Index. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION of this important German- Jewish cookbook. In their excellent survey of historic German-Jewish cooking, Gabrielle and Sonya Gropman state that Elsasser's is "a book for Jewish housewives, and holds important secrets of the German-Jewish kitchen, such as a section of acceptable fat substitutions in a land of pork and lard." (The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes and History of a Cuisine). There are at least two distinct binding designs for this first edition: one with the image of the chef at stove stirring a pot, and with the cover title noted here; the second binding design depicts an upper middle-class woman holding a duck or goose on a platter surrounded by a flourish of botanical decorative forms, with the title as it appears on the title page. We have been unable to determine priority if there is any. A very close to fine copy, in grayish-green publisher's decorated cloth (and in addition to the note above regarding the alternate binding design, we have seen this design in multiple cloth colors: red and brown as well as in this gray green). [OCLC locates nine copies, just five in the US; Bitting page 143 (recording the 1905 and 1911 editions); not in Cagle].

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        CATS

      London: Sands and Company. 1901. First edition. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth with illustration in black, red and brown to the upper board. Three colour pictorial title page and 21 full page black and white drawings by Louis Wain each opposite a verse. A genuinely very good example of this notoriously fragile production. The binding is square and firm with light rubbing and bumping at the extremities, the contents are firmly bound and without loose or torn pages. Other than the occasional finger mark to the margins the pages remain clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Light glue stains to the corners of the gutter of the slightly offset front endpaper. An excellent example of this large format Louis Wain picture book. Verses include: Shopping; The Naughty Fishes; Tabby and Tommy at Work; Tommy and Tabby at Play; Peter at the Seaside; Peter Bathing; Peter's Pussie's Party; Peter at the Barber's The Disobedient Kitten; Just out of my Bath; Indigestion; Waiting for a Bite; A Bite at Last; The Musician; Who threw that Boot?; A Kitten Brave and Bold; A Wonderful Story; The Club Match; Well Stopped, Sir!; The Lodging-House Cat; A Christmas Toast. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        A Child's Christmas in Wales. Illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg.

      Limited edition, No. 27 of 100 copies numbered and signed by Fritz Eichenberg. Two volumes. Oblong 4to. pp. 33. Frontispiece and 4 full-page illustrations. Original quarter calf, linen boards, spine lettered in gilt, rubbed at head and foot of spine. The book is accompanied by a portfolio containing the 5 illustrations from the book in a larger format, each one is signed by Fritz Eichenberg in pencil. Fritz Eichenberg, 1901-1990, was a German-American artist who worked primarily as a wood-engraver. Original black card portfolio, red label lettered in white on upper cover, slightly sunned. A lovely copy of this rare edition of an ever-popular work.

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        Papers regarding British Relations with the Neighbouring Tribes on the North-West Frontier of India and Punjab Frontier Administration.

      London 1901 - First edition Folio, pp.170, original wrappers, preserved in modern slip-case. [Cd.496.] Wrappers frayed at edges. Stamp of Palais de la Paix on title. A very good copy.

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        Emma S. Doughten's European Trip, April 1901 - September 1902

      This collection consists of two journals. The first journals' shows heavy cover wear. The front cover is detached and the back strip is missing. It appears that the first few pages of the journal are missing. Some additional pages are loose or detached. The second journal covers also show moderate cover wear. The back strip is partially detached and the binding is loose by intact, though some individual pages are fully detached from the binding. Both journals are mostly written in pen, though the first few pages of the first journal are written in pencil, and therefore is had to read in places. Additionally, there are some stains in both journals due to the paste and/or tape used to adhere the postcards.. Presented in two albums, the travels of an unaccompanied female on a European tour. In early 1901 Emma Doughten began her European Tour, traveling mostly by rail, she visited numerous countries, such as Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, England and Scotland. Emma narrates every portion of her trip with exacting, detailed, entries of the sites she sees and the people she meets. From the extolling on the history of each art piece, cathedral, palace, or chateau she visited to her interactions with fellow travelers or the townsfolk she met. Often, she would spend pages writing all she learned while visiting the historic site of the day. Along with her written journal entries, in order to illustrate the numerous sites visited, are pasted-in postcards. From the view of the Louvre from across the Seine in Paris to the various small towns she visited in the high Alps in Switzerland. Starting her journey in Spain, she visited various locations, such as Ibiza and Gibraltar. Continuing on to Austria she visited Innsbruck and Vienna and saw such sites as the Hofburg Imperial Palace and the Tyrolean State Museum. A short train ride later she spent some time Germany visiting the various sights in Munich and Dresden. Making her way to Switzerland and she traveled on the Axenstrasse Highway, a picturesque road built along steep cliffs on the east side of the Lake Lucerne. The views along this throughway are spectacular as it weaves through the many rock fall galleries and tunnels along its route. From there Emma traveled on the Gotthard Railway, a Swiss trans-alpine railway that runs from northern Switzerland all the way to the country's boarder with Italy. The railroad takes its passengers through the Alps by means of the Gotthard Tunnel, making several stops along the way to the tourist towns that are scattered throughout the Alps. Along the way, Emma also saw the Rhonegletscher (otherwise known as the Rhone Glacier, located in the Swiss Alps and is the source of the Rhône River and one of the primary contributors to Lake Geneva), Le Pont Suspendu (a large suspension bridge which at its inauguration in 1834, it became, for a time, the longest suspension bridge in the world, as well as one of the first to use wireline cables instead of chains. It was destroyed in 1923 to make way for the Zaehringen bridge.), and Matterhorn (a mountain of the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy, it's a huge and near-symmetrical pyramidal peak and it is one of the highest summits in the Alps and Europe). Eventually making her way into Italy, Emma spent some time along Lake Maggiore; a long, thin, lake on the south side of the Alps that is noted for its picturesque surroundings of greenery-filled mountains, before traveling on to some of the more well-known Italian tourist destinations. Such as Milan, Florence, Sienna, Rome, Assisi, and Pompeii. One lesser known spot Emma visited was Bussana Vecchia, a ghost town in Liguria, Italy, that had been abandoned by its citizens due to an earthquake in 1887. From there she continued onto France, stopping in Paris and visiting all the classic sites: The Louvre, The Vendome Column, Notre Dame, The Arc de Triumph, Place Charles de Gaulle, and Saint-Jacques Tower. Leaving Paris, Emma visited almost too many French Chateaux to be named, though some highlights are the Chateau de Cheverny, the royal Château de Chambord, and the royal Château de Blois. Emma continued on through the coast of Brittany and Normandy visiting such sites as the Carnac stones (an exceptionally dense collection of megalithic sites around the village of Carnac in Brittany), and Mont-Saint-Michel (an island fort that houses several strategic fortifications since ancient times). Using the French port city of Calais, Emma traveled across the English Channel to the cliff top town of Dover. There she started her last leg of her journey, exploring the British Isles. Traveling north through England, she visited London, Canterbury, Oxford, and Salisbury. Additionally, she spent some time at Stonehenge, Shakespeare's birthplace and Land's End (found along the coast of Cornwall, it is the most westerly point of mainland England). From there she moved onto Scotland, where she spent time visiting various lochs and their nearby towns and castles. Such as Dunstaffnage Castle by Loch Etive, Stirling Castle near Stirling City, and Durham Castle in Durham. Additionally, she also spent some time in Edinburgh and Linlithgow.Here the journal rather abruptly ends, with no real conclusion or statement how Emma traveled home. Additionally, on the last 20 or so pages of the journal Emma has left several blank sections were she obviously meant to go back and paste in the postcards of the sites she was describing but never got around to it. However, placed in-between pages of the journal, there are two envelopes full of postcards from England and Scotland, that she most likely meant to use. Additionally, the beginning of her trip is also a bit of a mystery. The first journal's binding is damaged and it looks as though several pages at the beginning are missing. As Emma made a point of recording on the inside cover of both journals where she was when she started them and the date, one is able to confirm that she started in Gibraltar.Overall, these journals provide an amazing insight into the popular 'European Tour' at the very beginning of the 20th century.To view this collection, please click on the following link:https://goo.gl/photos/D3imq9fr2z6YSUuF8

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        No. 99

      London John Macqueen 1901 - 8vo. Publisher's red cloth titled and decorated in fine sinister style (corpse in a pool of blood, hand gripping knife, that sort of thing) decorated in cream, black and gilt to spine and front board. A strikingly elegant looking object, minor edgewear and scuffing to extremities, clean and bright, a very good copy indeed. Griffiths is one of those bewhiskered Victorian chaps who seem to have done everything, decorated war hero (for Sebastopol no less), world traveller, career soldier and British prison historian all before settling down to a life writing pretty crisp detective novels. "Macqueen. 3s. 6d.)—Here we have another detective-story, and so another difficulty in the task of reviewing. We will confess that the secret of the denouement is well kept, and that till the scent grew positively hot we did not know who was about to be run down." Spectator 1902. ebay [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ampélographie. Traité général de viticulture

      1901 - 7 volumes, 570 planches en Paris, Masson, 1901-1910, in-folio, 7 volumes, 570 planches en lithographie, dont 500 en couleurs, demi-chagrin bordeaux de l'époque, têtes dorées, couvertures conservées, "Le plus grand traité de viticulture de tous les temps" (Oberlé) Édition originale de cette somme de référence : elle est illustrée de planches figurant les cépages du monde entier grandeur nature, coloriées à la main par Kreyder et Troncy. Elle comprend, en outre, 820 figures en noir dans le texte. Vialat et Vermorel, sans nul doute les plus grands ampélographes de leur temps, ont fait appel à des spécialistes du monde entier pour la publication de ce monument : 80 viticulteurs, propriétaires, professeurs, agronomes et oenologues se sont associés pour fournir toutes les informations possibles concernant la viticulture, la vinification et la nature des cépages de leurs pays. Le premier tome (1910), illustré de planches en noir, est consacré à l'ampélographie en général ; les tomes 2 à 6 (1901-1905) décrivent les différents cépages ; le tome 7 (1909) contient le Dictionnaire ampélographique Superbe exemplaire, en très bel état, malgré des dos un peu insolés. Oberlé, Bibliothèque bachique, n° 276. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Works. The Authentic Edition.

      1901 1901 - Printed from the Edition That Was Carefully Corrected By the Author in 1867 and 1868. 21 vols. London: Chapman & Hall, New York: Charles Schribner's Sons 1901-05. With printed titles in red and black, coloured frontispieces and numerous b/w plates, all with tissue guards. Clean and well-preserved copy bound with all edges gilt in nice contemporary halfleatherbindings richly gilt on spines. Bindings signed Bound by Riviere & Son. * Vol I, Pickwick Paper; Vol II, Tale of Two Cities; Vol III, Oliver Twist; Vol IV, Christmas Books; Vol V, Nicholas Nickleby; Vol VI, Martin Chuzzlewit; Vol VII, Dombey & Son; Vol VIII, Old Curiosity Shop; Vol IX, Barnaby Rudge; Vol X, David Copperfield; Vol XI, Bleak House; Vol XII, Little Dorrit; Vol XIII, Great Expectations; Vol XIV, Our Mutual Friend; Vol XV, Hard Times & Reprinted Pieces; Vol XVI, Sketches by Boz, Our Mutual Friend; Vol XVII, American Notes & Pictures From Italy; Vol XVIII, Uncommercial Traveller & Lamplighter & To Be Read at Dusk &Sunday Under Three Heads & Two Idle Apprentices; Vol XIX, Child's History of England; Vol XX, Christmas Stories; Vol XXI, Edwin Droon & Master Humphrey's Clock. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ILSEA PRINCEZNA TRIPOLISSKA. S litografiemi A. MUCHY.

      Praze (Praga), Bedrich Koci, 1901. In-4 p. (mm. 294x231), astuccio in tela mod., legatura in mz. pelle con ang. coeva (restaur.), tit. oro al dorso, risg. damascati, tagli dorati, pp. (10),128,(10). La seconda carta bianca del volume porta impressa a secco l'immagine di un giglio (simbolo della purezza dell'amore che lega il trovatore a Ilsea) ed il titolo dell'opera. Questa straordinaria edizione è magnificamente illustrata dal grande artista ceco Mucha con fregi e 132 ampie bordure litografate a colori, alcune intensificate da tracce in oro e/o argento, a motivi diversi per ogni pagina (4 composizioni sono a pagina intera). Pubblicato per la prima volta a Parigi nel 1897 con le illustrazioni di Mucha, questa è la prima edizione realizzata a Praga in tiratura di 200 esempl. numerati, su carta distinta, tradotta dal francese in lingua ceca. Cfr. Hofstatter “La grafica Art Nouveau”, pp. 252-255 su “Alfons Mucha, pittore, grafico e artigiano d'arte cecoslovacco”. Benezit,IX, p. 923: “Alphons Mucha (1860-1939) très actif en France à partir de 1890; il travailla pour Sarah Bernhardt pour laquelle exécuta nombreuses affiches, décors et costumes qui le rendirent très célèbre: il a collaboré à divers journaux et surtout illustré plusieurs ouvrages dont "Ilsée, princesse de Tripoli" constitue un chef d'oeuvre du livre illustré alors en plein renouveau.. Mucha a joué un role important dans la constitution du Modern Style ou Art Nouveau, dont il a été un des meilleurs représentants”. Il ns. esemplare - n. 108 - è molto ben conservato.

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        Kim

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1901.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.[8]; 413; [1]; [2 of advertisements]. Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt medallion to upper board, top edge gilt. Illustrated with ten plates. Some light spotting to endpapers and edges, end-caps slightly rolled, title page tissue guard moderately spotted. Cloth and gilt very bright and vivid. A superior copy, unusually found is such fresh condition. Fine.

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        La distillerie dans le monde entier

      1901 - VIII-[1]-602-[1] pp., avec de Paris, Edité par la Revue Vinicole, 1901, in-4, VIII-[1]-602-[1] pp, avec de nombreuses reproductions photographiques en noir, percaline verte de l'éditeur ornée de compositions dorées [Adam], Préface de M. Monis. Souvenir de l'Exposition Universelle de 1900. Les liqueurs ; Les eaux-de-vie ; Alcools d'industrie ; Les vins de liqueurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Elementary Course in Wood Work

      A. Flanagan Company 1901 - Notice!!!.I can not find a true first edition of this book for sale any where in the world.I am sure there must be, but I can not find one.brown boards with black lettering and design on cover and spine.a little wear on corners and spine ends with no bumping.this beautiful cover has almost no staining.name and markings on first blank page.stated First Edition.117 pages with ads.no other markings or damage inside.a very nice, rare collectible book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peru, History of Coca: "The Divine Plant' of the Incas, with an Introductory Account of the Incas, and of the Andean Indians of To-day

      New York: J.H. Vail, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. xxxi, 576 pp. Original maroon cloth decorated in gilt. Near Fine with spot of rubbing to front board, a bit of fraying at foot, a hint of foxing to fore edge, and very light sunning to spine. Internally clean with sturdy binding. A very nice copy of a profusely illustrated history of the coca plant covering Incan culture, South American politics and business, colonialism, medicine, addiction and more.

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        The First Men in the Moon.

      Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company,, 1901. With many pictures by E. Hering. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover with lettering and moon design in gilt, blocked in blind, rear cover with title blocked in blind, Frontispiece with tissue guard, 11 plates, title in black within red frame. Ends and corners a little rubbed, top edge a little darkened, small superficial crack near top of front hinge but all sound and clean within, and generally an excellent copy with the gilt bright on the covers. First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title "To Miss Healey with kindest regards from H. G. Wells". Elizabeth Healey was a fellow student of Wells at the Normal School (later Royal College) of Science, South Kensington, London, and a long-term friend and correspondent. The American edition of The First Men in the Moon is the true first edition in book form, preceding the London edition by one month. It is extremely rare inscribed - we can trace no copy as ever having appeared at auction. This copy has the first state binding with "Bowen Merrill" to the foot of spine. Wells's lunar adventure was a genre-defining work, arguably the first alien dystopia, which inspired many later works and notably provided material for the the second half of the famous Méliès silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune (1902).

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        Der Weidebetrieb in der Schweinezucht. Praktische Winke für die Weideernährung und eine vereinfachte, naturgemässe Haltung der Zucht- und Mastschweine, sowie Ratschläge für die Züchtung und Fütterung.

      Leipzig. Verlagsbuchhandlung Richard Carl Schmidt & Co. 1901. Originalleinenband 8°. 163 Seiten. m. 30 Abb. im Text. 2. Aufl. ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar. Buchrücken privat repariert. Einband deutlich berieben und bestoßen. Textblock mehrfach gebrochen, Seiten teils lose, vollständig. angerändert, leicht eselsohrig. gebräunt. in deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Biologie, Masttierhaltung, Viehwirtschaft, Studienliteratur, Freilandhaltung, Artgerecht,

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        Schloß Schwetzingen mit Arionbrunnen. Aquarell und Deckfarben.

      Signiert und betitelt "Schloss Schwetzingen mit Arionbrunnen". Auf Malpappe. 26,6 x 35,8 cm. Graf ist Schüler von Knirr, Schmidt-Reutte, A. Hoelzel und Cormon. Zunächst ist er in Baden und Dachau tätig, seit 1901 arbeitet er dauerhaft in München. Gekonnt in schönem Kolorit gemalter Blick auf das Schloß im Hintergrund und den Brunnen im Vordergrund leicht angeschnitten. Sehr farbfrisch. - Papier minimal gegilbt. Den Gesamteindruck nicht störend.

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        Emma S. Doughten's European Trip, April 1901 - September 1902

      This collection consists of two journals. The first journals' shows heavy cover wear. The front cover is detached and the back strip is missing. It appears that the first few pages of the journal are missing. Some additional pages are loose or detached. The second journal covers also show moderate cover wear. The back strip is partially detached and the binding is loose by intact, though some individual pages are fully detached from the binding. Both journals are mostly written in pen, though the first few pages of the first journal are written in pencil, and therefore is had to read in places. Additionally, there are some stains in both journals due to the paste and/or tape used to adhere the postcards.. Presented in two albums, the travels of an unaccompanied female on a European tour. In early 1901 Emma Doughten began her European Tour, traveling mostly by rail, she visited numerous countries, such as Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, England and Scotland. Emma narrates every portion of her trip with exacting, detailed, entries of the sites she sees and the people she meets. From the extolling on the history of each art piece, cathedral, palace, or chateau she visited to her interactions with fellow travelers or the townsfolk she met. Often, she would spend pages writing all she learned while visiting the historic site of the day. Along with her written journal entries, in order to illustrate the numerous sites visited, are pasted-in postcards. From the view of the Louvre from across the Seine in Paris to the various small towns she visited in the high Alps in Switzerland. Starting her journey in Spain, she visited various locations, such as Ibiza and Gibraltar. Continuing on to Austria she visited Innsbruck and Vienna and saw such sites as the Hofburg Imperial Palace and the Tyrolean State Museum. A short train ride later she spent some time Germany visiting the various sights in Munich and Dresden. Making her way to Switzerland and she traveled on the Axenstrasse Highway, a picturesque road built along steep cliffs on the east side of the Lake Lucerne. The views along this throughway are spectacular as it weaves through the many rock fall galleries and tunnels along its route. From there Emma traveled on the Gotthard Railway, a Swiss trans-alpine railway that runs from northern Switzerland all the way to the country's boarder with Italy. The railroad takes its passengers through the Alps by means of the Gotthard Tunnel, making several stops along the way to the tourist towns that are scattered throughout the Alps. Along the way, Emma also saw the Rhonegletscher (otherwise known as the Rhone Glacier, located in the Swiss Alps and is the source of the Rhône River and one of the primary contributors to Lake Geneva), Le Pont Suspendu (a large suspension bridge which at its inauguration in 1834, it became, for a time, the longest suspension bridge in the world, as well as one of the first to use wireline cables instead of chains. It was destroyed in 1923 to make way for the Zaehringen bridge.), and Matterhorn (a mountain of the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy, it's a huge and near-symmetrical pyramidal peak and it is one of the highest summits in the Alps and Europe). Eventually making her way into Italy, Emma spent some time along Lake Maggiore; a long, thin, lake on the south side of the Alps that is noted for its picturesque surroundings of greenery-filled mountains, before traveling on to some of the more well-known Italian tourist destinations. Such as Milan, Florence, Sienna, Rome, Assisi, and Pompeii. One lesser known spot Emma visited was Bussana Vecchia, a ghost town in Liguria, Italy, that had been abandoned by its citizens due to an earthquake in 1887. From there she continued onto France, stopping in Paris and visiting all the classic sites: The Louvre, The Vendome Column, Notre Dame, The Arc de Triumph, Place Charles de Gaulle, and Saint-Jacques Tower. Leaving Paris, Emma visited almost too many French Chateaux to be named, though some highlights are the Chateau de Cheverny, the royal Château de Chambord, and the royal Château de Blois. Emma continued on through the coast of Brittany and Normandy visiting such sites as the Carnac stones (an exceptionally dense collection of megalithic sites around the village of Carnac in Brittany), and Mont-Saint-Michel (an island fort that houses several strategic fortifications since ancient times). Using the French port city of Calais, Emma traveled across the English Channel to the cliff top town of Dover. There she started her last leg of her journey, exploring the British Isles. Traveling north through England, she visited London, Canterbury, Oxford, and Salisbury. Additionally, she spent some time at Stonehenge, Shakespeare's birthplace and Land's End (found along the coast of Cornwall, it is the most westerly point of mainland England). From there she moved onto Scotland, where she spent time visiting various lochs and their nearby towns and castles. Such as Dunstaffnage Castle by Loch Etive, Stirling Castle near Stirling City, and Durham Castle in Durham. Additionally, she also spent some time in Edinburgh and Linlithgow. Here the journal rather abruptly ends, with no real conclusion or statement how Emma traveled home. Additionally, on the last 20 or so pages of the journal Emma has left several blank sections were she obviously meant to go back and paste in the postcards of the sites she was describing but never got around to it. However, placed in-between pages of the journal, there are two envelopes full of postcards from England and Scotland, that she most likely meant to use. Additionally, the beginning of her trip is also a bit of a mystery. The first journal's binding is damaged and it looks as though several pages at the beginning are missing. As Emma made a point of recording on the inside cover of both journals where she was when she started them and the date, one is able to confirm that she started in Gibraltar. Overall, these journals provide an amazing insight into the popular 'European Tour' at the very beginning of the 20th century. To view this collection, please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/photos/D3imq9fr2z6YSUuF8

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