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        An Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Porcelain and Pottery, forming the collection of Mr. Alfred Trapnell

      William George's Sons, Bristol 1901 - First Edition. highlights. Folio. Pictorial Cover. Good: wear to covers. Slight spotting to some of the plates. Please ask for full description. Alfred Trapnell was one of the premier ceramics collectors of Edwardian England, and his collection of Chinese ceramics is sumptuously catalogued and illustrated in this privately printed catalogue. Portrait frontispiece, 6 plates of marks, 69 pages plus 72 photogravure plates with tissue guards; The bright yellow cover illustrates a Chinese dragon. Cover somewhat soiled and with some rubbing, Hinges strengthened, some light scattered spotting and page ends browned. Inscribed by Trapnell to a collector. Although no limitation is stated, the catalogue was privately printed and Trapnell's other collection catalogues were typically limited to 200-300 copies. This extremely rare catalogue shows a wonderful collection of Chinese blue and white, famille verte, famille rose, email sur biscuit and much, much more, mainly from the Kangxi period. A true gem of a remarkable collection! RARE! [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Meijering Art Books]
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      Macmillan and co. Ltd. London. 1901. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Ten mono plates by J. Lockwood Kipling. Neat one line gift inscription on front blank endpaper. A fine copy bound, for Asprey, in recent full burgundy morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        PRESSURE OF LIGHT: "Untersuchungen über die Druckkräfte des Lichtes"(Annalen der Physik: Vol. 6, pp. 433-458)

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig, Germany 1901 - Pyotr Lebedev (1866-1912) used a very sensitive experiment to confirm Maxwell's prediction of the radiation pressure of light, and announced the finding at the World Physics Congress in Paris. viii, 876 pp. 8vo. Recent brown three quarter leather binding with dark leather spine and corners, four raised bands at spine with gold tilting. Interior clean with the only indication of ex-library being the "Withdrawn" stamp on the title page. Text in German. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things

      East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1901. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good. Number 34 of 50 hand illuminated copies on Imperial Japan Vellum, signed by Hubbard, and the illuminator Elsie Whitney. 1901. Hardcover, large 8vo., in 3/4 green morocco with marbled boards, gilt design and title. 166 pp. Frontis portrait of Hubbard. Very Good. Sunning to leather along spine and hinges, and the uppermost inch of both boards. Minor scuffing to spine ends. Native American themed bookplate of Erastus T. Tefft affixed to the front pastedown, otherwise internally fine. The best edition of Hubbard's most famous work. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Mitteilungen über meine Reise nach Äquatorial-Ost-Afrika und Uganda 1896-1897. 3 Bde.

      Berlin Reimer -04 1901 - 4°. VIII, 262 S., 2 Bll., 28 S., 2 B ll.; 2 Bll., 330, 4 Bll., 34 S., 1 Bl. Mit 4 Titelbildern, 150 Tafeln (davon 103 ethnographische, 30 ethnologische und 17 Gehörntafeln) und 16 farbige Faltkarten. Orig.-Velourbände mit Goldschnitt. Kainbacher 374. Henze V, 77. Erstausgabe des seltenen Expeditionsberichtes. Der österr. Afrika-Forscher beschreibt hier seine Expedition über Dar-es-Salam, das Kilimandjaro-Gebiet, die Massai-Steppe, Guasso-Nyiro, Uganda, die Athi-Ebene und Ukamba-Mombasa. Schoellers Begleiter Alfred Kaiser besorgte die botanischen Arbeiten, die Routenaufnahme und zeichnete die Karten. - Band 1 am Rücken mit Abriebstelle, Gelenke etwas locker, minimal stockfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar. Gewicht (Gramm): 4780 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Müller & Gräff e.K.]
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        Mittheilungen des Vereins badischer Thierärzte. Erster vis vierter Jahrgang in einem Bande ( 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904 )

      Macklot, Karlsruhe 1901 - Sammelband mit den ersten vier Jahrgängen der seltenen Zeitschrift, wobei einige Nummern fehlen. Mit zahlreichen Originalbeiträgen verschiedener Autoren: Der erste Jahrgang mit VII, 208 Seiten / der zweite Jahrgang mit VI, 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-80 und 97-212 ( es fehlt das Heft Nr. 5 ) / der dritte Jahrgang mit VI, 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-128 und 145-192 ( es fehlt Heft 9 ) / der vierte Jahrgang mit V, Seiten 1-148 und 181-196 ( es fehlen hier die Hefte 10 und 11 ). Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, wenige Seiten etwas fleckig bzw. fingerfleckig, die Seiten in der Mitte mit kleiner Falzspur ( wahrscheinlich durch den Postversand der Zeitung bedingt ) Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz mit handschriftlichem Vermerk " Von Herrn.Dr. Vielhauer gewidmet ". - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        [Burne-Jones, Georgiana] ALS to Robert Catterson-Smith

      3pp on folded ooctavo stationary, printed, "Rottingdean, Sussex." Nov: 30. 1901. In original postmarked and hand-addressed envelope. Arranging times to visit, with a touching ending regarding loneliness, to Robert Catterson-Smith, important Kelmscott Press artist, best known for redrawing all of the Burne-Jones' drawings for the Kelmscott "Chaucer." "Dear Mr. Catterson Smith, Forgive delay in answering your kind note, but I had to calculate engagements before writing. Sunday the 9th of December will suit me well I find, and I shall look forward to seeing you and discussing over plans with great pleasure - it is very kind of you to come down. I will look out trains for you & send you word about them, for this Sunday ones are tiresome & the omnibus service worse. It is possible that Mr. Walker may be coming here the day before (Saturday) to talk illustrations with me, and to stay the night. Would it be agreeable & possible to you to come down with him and also sleep here? In that case we could get through our talk partly all together & partly tete a tete, and you would have a companion both coming & returning. The accounts I hear of Mr. Mackails lecture and of the spirit that filled the room that Sunday evening, touch me deeply and are some comfort at this time when I find myself so much alone. Yes it must be a "religion" or it will do nothing. In hope then, of seeing you either on the 8th or 9th Dec., believe me, most truly yours (signed) G. Burne-Jones."

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Schwarzwaldhof (Vordach) mit Katze und Hahn. Radierung.

      1901 - Signiert "Hans Thoma". In der Platte monogrammiert "HT" und datiert "09 /1901". Nuanchenreicher, tiefschwarzer Druck auf faserigem Japanbütten. Behringer 41. Großformatiges Blatt, wohl Vorzugsdruck auf Japanbütten. - Die Blattaußenränder stellenweise etwas unfrisch und mit leichten Griffknicken. Die Ecken z.T. mit kleinem Knick bzw. mit einer schwachen Bereibung. Druckbedingte Quetschspuren. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 30x 24,7 cm (Plattenmaß). Papier: 50,5 x 32 cm.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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      Millet. 1901-1911, Boston - 24 volumes uniformly bound in beautiful 3/4 morocco leather. This is the Marquis Ito Edition, limited to 160 numbered sets, of which this is number 17. Bound in 3/4 orange (subdued orange) leather over orange marbeled boards with matching endpapers. The spines of the set present fine, maybe a touch of darkening to one or two volumes, very nice original color, no bumps or chips to spines. About six of the volumes have inside outer edge corner wear or small bumbps exposing the boards, not visible on the shelf. Set presents beautifully. All volumes tight and clean. Bindings all firm. Lovely set that might do with just a little touch-up on a couple of corners. Rare in the fine binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Rare Books]
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      BOWEN-MERRILL 1901 - First US Edition, First Printing, First State A handsome, unrestored, clean example of this title. The US edition is the true first printing having been published one month prior to the UK edition. All pages present, and firmly bound. First state with ¿Bowen/Merrill¿ at the base of the spine panel. Variant with the moon, author and title all gold stamped to the front, and the title blind stamped to the rear board. The book is in great condition with beautiful blue cloth boards with stong unfaded gilt tiles to the front. Variant with both the moon, the author and the tiles all stamped in gold. a slight touch of rubbing to the lower front; and stunning gilt designs to the front with gilt titles to the spine. Small corner bump and a touch of slight edgewear to corner and spine tips. 12 inserted plates with illustrations by E Herring. Original tissue guard is present. The end papers are clean with no owner names, no bookplates and no bookstore stamps with a one inch piece missing from the front fly leaf. The internal pages are very clean and bright with no foxing, no handling marks, no writing, no stains (but to two pages), and no bent pages. Please see the many detailed images. A very handsome example of this title in collectible condition without the excessive wear, and broken bindings as is typically found with this title. Important, scarce edition. Presents well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi classics [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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      London ;- George Newnes Limited 1901 - A MOST STRIKING EXAMPLE OF THIS CLASSIC SCIENCE FICTION FIRST EDITION ! Crown 8vo. Original gilt lettered and decorated navy cloth. Complete with 12 Claude Shepperson. (vii) + 342pps. Original black endpapers. Some extremely mild foredge foxing otherwise NEAR FINE ! Scarce in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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        Les Petits Vieux

      London: Eragny Press, 1901. Pissarro, Lucien. Oblong 12mo. 18pp. One of 230 copies, of which 200 were for sale. With a frontispiece from a wood engraving by Lucien Pissarro, printed in five colors, and fourteen initial letters in peach. The Belgian poet Verhaeren is considered one of the founders of Symbolism, and his verse is beautifully printed here in Pissarro's style, which is a fusion of European Arts & Crafts and Japanese motifs. A lovely book, striking in its small format, it is bound in original patterned-paper boards. Minimal dulling to spine lettering, else fine and bright. (Genz EP11).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray in Twenty-Six Volumes.

      Smith, Elder & Co. / J. B. Lippincott Company, London / Philadelphia 1901 - The edition for the United States was limited to 1000 numbered copies (this set is not numbered). Three quarter green calf over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, elaborate decorations in gilt with floral motifs, and brown calf labels lettered in gold, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The bindings are signed by Zaehnsdorf and were made for A.C. McClurg & Co. Illustrations by Richard Doyle, J. P. Atkinson, W. J. Webb, George Du Maurier, Frederick Walker, and others. A hint of foxing to fore edges and foxing to endpapers and blanks. Otherwise a bright, clean set in near fine condition. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad Bookstore ABAA/ILAB]
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        Pages from the Journal of a Queensland Squatter.

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1901. - 8vo (213 x 143mm), pp. [10], 416, [4 (advertisements)]; half-tone portrait frontispiece, retaining tissue guard, 34 plates included in the pagination, and 2 colour-printed folding lithographic maps by Stanford; a few light spots on first and last ll. and fore-edges; original green cloth, upper board and spine lettered in gilt; spine slightly leant, a few light marks, offsetting on endpapers, nonetheless a very good, clean copy; provenance: T. Musgrave Francis (d. 1931, Chairman of Addenbrooke's Hospital General Committee 1923-1931; presentation inscription on front free endpaper 'T. Musgrave Francis with the good wishes of The Author?).First edition. Born in England to an aristocratic French father and an English mother, de Satgé (1836-1906) was educated at Rugby School. In 1853 he embarked in Melbourne and was appointed a Clerk in the Goldfields' Commission, through the good offices of Charles La Trobe. Following a position as a parliamentary clerk, de Satgé decided to gain pastoral experience by joining his brother at cattle stations on the Darling Downs, and this marked the beginning of a successful career in the booming livestock businesses of the continent; he invested in a series of cattle stations, which were then developed and sold on very profitably. De Satgé also pursued a political career, and '[i]n the Queensland Legislative Assembly [he] had represented Clermont in 1869-70 and 1870-72, Normanby in 1873-77 and Mitchell in 1881-82. First elected as a squatters' delegate to pass the 1869 pastoral leases bill, his superior social position, his comprehensive knowledge of the problems of the central and western Queensland squatters and his successful role as a Clermont "roads and bridges" politician made him an effective pastoral leader. "These", as he later nostalgically asserted, were "the good old days when squatting constituencies returned representatives interested in the pursuit instead of Radicals ready to wage war against capital"' (ADB). In 1882 de Satgé retired to England, and, apart from visits to Australia in 1883, 1888 and 1893 to inspect his properties, he remained in Britain and wrote the autobiographical Pages from the Journal of a Queensland Squatter, which spans thirty years and describes the growth for the country from a time when 'the goldfields [were] in full swing [and] [t]he Australian colonies did not carry [.] one-fifth of their present population. Railways were only commencing to be thought of; agriculture and its kindred industries were confined to the wants of the growing population; fencing for pastoral purposes was unknown; Victorian vineyards were still unplanted' (p. 1) to the late nineteenth century. The ADB comments that de Satgé's 'valuable and racy reminiscences, Pages from the Journal of a Queensland Squatter [.] reveal him as an able and shrewd pastoralist with much practical and financial skill'. Robert, Contributions to a Bibliography of Australia, 4151. Language: English

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        Les Emblemes D'Hadrianus Junius 1565

      Edition du Musee Plantin-Moretus, Anvers 1901 - Reprint of the Plantin edition of 1565. No. 68 of 100 copies on Hollande Van Gelder paper. Armorial bookplate of Ponsonby Sullivan. 62 woodcuts. This copy is solid and has been especially bound in full calf, gilt and blind patterned, five raised bands. Has a gilt line along all of the narrow edges (not easy to do in my, admittedly limited, experience.) Sewn silk head and tail bands. The binding is signed, on one corner of the rear of the front board, with Taylor inside a Z. Z for Zaehnsdorf perhaps. In its original brown cloth slipcase, which also has no wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vortex Books]
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        The surgical history of the Naval War between Japan andamp China during 1894 95


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        Some Aeronautical Experiments


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        The Edinburgh Waverley. SIGNED/LTD edition. 48 Volumes.

      Edinburgh, Scotland: T. & A. Constable, 1901-1903. - 1-1,040 copies numbered and SIGNED (by the Publisher? on the colophon page of Volume I); this being set number 1,019. 48 Volumes (complete). 8vos. Frontispiece portraits with tissue guards. Variously paginated. Original polished brown cloth bindings on beveled boards. Gilt-stamped red Morocco leather spinal labels. Top edges gilt. Printed on quality acid-free rag paper. Scarce in the complete set, these books have a slight, consistent spinal lightening, scattered rubbing. Interiors very bright. All of the Morocco spinal labels are complete, some showing modest rubbing (with the one exception being Volume XXVII which is mostly faded on the top label). Overall an outstanding near fine set. This is very large, heavy set (approximately 76" linear inches when shelved) and will require extra postal charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        Hassall, John - Henley rowing regatta.

      Feestelijkheden ter gelegenheid van de Henley Regatta op de Theems. Kleurenlithografie uit 1901 door John Hassall (1868-1948). Afm. afbeelding: ca. 46 x 66 cm Hassall maakte werken voor verschillende Britse kranten en is in Engeland een van de bekendste affichetekenaars. In zijn sterke contouren wordt hij beïnvloed door de Japanse prentkunst.. De Henley Regatta werd voor het eerst gehouden in 1839 en wordt, behalve tijdens de wereldoorlogen, sindsdien ieder jaar gehouden. De afbeelding van de prent komt uit de tijd dat ´Henley´ met name nog een publieksattractie met een funfair is, georganiseerd door de burgemeester en de bevolking van Henley. Pas later kwam de nadruk op het wedstrijd amateur roeien te liggen. Tegenwoordig is de Royal Regatta een vijfdaags evenement. Price: € 1.850,- (excl. VAT/BTW, incl. frame).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Francesca da Rimini. Tragedia in cinque atti.

      - Roma, Tipografia Forense, 1901, in-8 piccolo, br. edit., pp. 16. Prima edizione, parziale, uscita in occasione della prima rappresentazione tenuta a Roma il 9 dicembre 1901 (l'opuscolo reca anche l'elenco degli attori, fra i quali la Duse). In fine la notazione a stampa: Dal giornale "La Patria". Di eccezionale rarità: non presente in ICCU (e quindi mancante anche alla Biblioteca Dannunziana di Gardone Riviera); sconosciuta a De Medici e a Guabello. Gambetti - Vezzosi, p. 252: "Edizione parziale, ritenuta originale da alcuni bibliografi. Molto raro e piuttosto ricercato". Lieve mancanza marginale alla copertina anteriore, qualche brunitura da polvere. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        The Scorn of Woman [Signed Association Copy] [The God of His Fathers]

      San Francisco: Frederick Marriott [Overland Monthly], 1901. First Appearance. Hardcover. Fine. A Fine copy of the SCARCE FIRST APPEARANCE of Jack London's short story "The Scorn of Woman" published in the Overland Monthly for May, 1901 [bound in blue cloth without the wrappers but with advertisements to the front and rear -- tiny tear to the upper margin of one of the rear advertisement pages], being THE COPY OF JACK LONDON'S DAUGHTER BECKY LONDON, SIGNED AND DATED BY HER ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER as follows: "Becky London /August 16 - 1986". The Scorn of Woman first appeared here in Overland Monthly, and then was issued in Jack London's second book "The God of his Fathers & Other Stories" (1901 -- which BAL notes as "Deposited May 15, 1901.") -- there retitled "The Scorn of Women". London later adapted the story into a Three-Act Play, also titled "The Scorn of Women" (The Macmillan Company, 1906). This true first appearance includes illustrations not found in either book format. A Fine copy of this early Jack London work with an excellent Provenance, having been THE COPY OF JACK LONDON'S DAUGHTER BECKY LONDON and SIGNED AND DATED BY BECKY LONDON.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Lieutenant Gustl. Novelle. Illustriert von M. Coschell.

      Berlin S Fischer 1901 - 80 S. Orig.-Leinen mit aufkaschierter Deckelillustration. Erste Ausgabe.- Mit 19 teils ganzseitigen Zeichnungen von Moritz Coschell. - Name auf Titel, schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph letter signed "Edvard G." to music publisher Henri Hinrichsen

      - On a postcard, 141 x 90 mm. Dated Copenhagen, February 17, 1901. In black ink. With autograph address to verso: "Herrn Henri Hinrichsen C.F.Peters Thalstrasse 10 Leipzig." In German (with translation).Grieg instructs his publisher to reroute a shipment:"Should the chest with the bust not have been sent already, I am asking you to be so kind to send it not to Copenhagen but to Bergen, Norway (Rabe's Music Store)." Together with a note of receipt in Hinrichsen's hand, dated February 18.Slightly worn and browned; horizontal crease to upper portion. Unpublished and unrecorded.Henri Hinrichsen (1868-1942) worked for the C.F. Peters publishing company in Leipzig from 1891 and became its sole owner in 1900. Grieg published all his music through Peters and was a close friend of the Hinrichsen family. The Hinrichsens generously supported Grieg's widow Nina until her death in 1935. Being Jewish, the Hinrichsen family was expropriated in 1938, and Henri perished in Auschwitz.

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        A Malay-English Dictionary

      Singapore: Kelly & Walsh , 1901. Large 4to. Part I [ALIF to ZA]. 1901. Title page. 355pp. Part II [SIN to NYA]. 1902. Title page. 357-700pp. Part III. APPENDICES, INDEX , ADDENDA ET CORRIGENDA : Title page. PREFACE [dated 1st January 1903]. ii. pp. INDEX. Title page [Notes in pencil on the back] . liv pp. ADDENDA ET CORRIGENDA. Title page. v. pp. One of the most authoritative Malay -English dictionaries which, as well as providing word definitions, has examples of word use in proverbs etc. Contemporary half brown leather, gilt titles, rebacked with original spine laid down, new endpapers. An excellent copy of this scarce work.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Orangeberry Books]
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        Briefkorrespondenz mit Georg II. von Sachsen-Meiningen

      1901 - Fritz Steinbach, 1855 - 1916, dt. Dirigent (Brahms) und Komponist, von 1886 - 1903 Hofkapellmeister in Meiningen - Briefkorrespondenz mit Herzog Georg II. von Sachsen-Meiningen, 1826 - 1914, Förderer von Kunst und Kultur, Reformator. - E. Brief m. U. Meiningen 21. u. 22.I.1901. 4 S. 4°. Büttenpapier mit Briefkopf "Intendanz der Herzoglichen Hofkapelle Meiningen". Fritz Steinbach unterbreitet seine "gefährlichen Gedanken über die "Eigenthums-Verhältnisse, der Brahmshalle" (die Pläne dafür kamen nie zur Umsetzung) auf der rechten Blatthälfte, worauf der Herzog an angebrachten Stellen seine Anmerkungen auf der linken Seite niederschreibt. ". Die Halle soll zumeist zur Abhaltung der Landesmusikfeste in regelmäßigen Zwischenräumen von 2 Jahren dienen . Am Hof muß die Halle jederzeit zur freien Verfügung stehen. Umgekehrt ließe sich vielleicht ein Abkommen treffen, wonach zur Abhaltung am Landesmusikfeste die Mitwirkung der herzogl. Hofkapelle . wird . (Steinbach) ; "Heute für alle zukünftigen Tage ein solches Abkommen zu treffen, ist kostspielig. Es wäre ja denkbar, daß einmal die Kapelle aufgelöst werden müßte oder auch wir, daß einem meinem Nachfolger die Musike ein Dorn ins Auge wären (Herzog) . - Sehr interessantes Zeitdokument der Musikgeschichte um die Jahrhundertwende in Deutschland.

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      Prague: B. Koci, 1901. Limited to 800 copies on Velinpapier, this no. 790. All pages are fine. Cover wrapper with some soil and chipping to spine. Portfolio with moderate wear. Limited to 800 copies on Velinpapier, this no. 790. Quarto (11 7/8"). German text by Regine Adler. (viii), 128 numbered pages, (viii). Illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in chromolithography with title, frontispiece and 132 plates in full color, gilt and silver, along with head- and tailpieces and decorations. Flyleaf with title design embossed in blind. Bound in original printed wrappers with floral designs and titles in gilt. Housed in flexible leather portfolio with gilt cover title. "Mucha's designs, like Grasset's, are sometimes narrative, sometimes decorative, but his human figures are more elegant and graceful than his predecessor's, and his decorations are Byzantine and Czech in style rather than Gothic. Though his ornaments are replete with intricate symbolism, he doesn't fail to do full justice to the human interest of this tale of the refined and melancholy Jaufre who at last attains the love of the 'distant princess' of his dreams.... John Lewis... calls Mucha's complex creation the most representative of all Art Nouveau books. It is also among the most attractive." ... It is one of the most intricate of all Art Nouveau book designs." Ray. French. No. 366.

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        Les aventures du roi Pausole

      Charpentier 1901 - - Charpentier, Paris 1901, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline rouge, dos lisse éclairci orné d'un motif floral doré, petites taches de décoloration marginale en pied du dos, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin havane comportant un petit manque angulaire, plats de papier marbré, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Louÿs au poète symboliste Albert Mockel. Provenance : de la bibliothèque d'Albert Mockel avec son ex-libris encollé en tête d'un contreplat. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition on the current paper. Binding to bradel half red calico, smooth back thinned with a floral pattern golden specks of marginal discoloration on back foot, double net gilded tail, shagreen as Exhibit tan with a small angular lack, boards marbling, contemporary binding. Signed autograph of Peter Louÿs the Symbolist poet Albert Mockel. Provenance: Library of Albert Mockel with his bookplate pasted leading a contreplat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Literaturblatt für germanische und romanische Philologie (KONVOLUT aus 43 Jahrgängen; gebunden in 39 Bänden) - Jg. 22 (1901) bis Jg. 64 (1943).

      Reisland Verlag; 1901 - 1943. - jeder Jahrgang besteht aus 12 Nummern; Das hier angebotene Werk stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 43 Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 35000

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        Wegweiser auf der Grossen Sibirischen Eisenbahn. herausgegeben vom Ministerium der Wegekommunikationen.

      Sankt Petersburg : Kunstdruckgesellschaft 1901. Erstausgabe Mit 2 Phototypien, 360 Phototypogravüren, 4 Karten von Sibirien und 3 Stadtplänen / 4 Blatt, 602 S. Gr.-8°; Orig.-Ledereinband d.Zt. mit vergoldetem Rücktentitel. Frontispiz mit Portrait von Zar Nikolaus II; Buch mit kleinen Alterungsspuren, Einband gering berieben; im Vorsatz eine Seite oben etwas locker; Spalt im Buchblock zwischen S. 2 u. 3.; insgesamt antiquarisch gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar dieses seltenen und prachtvollen Buches, mit allen Karten u. Fahrplänen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Eisenbahn, Russland, Transsibirische Eisenbahn, Zar Nikolaus

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        Chronicles of the House of Borgia

      London: Grant Richards,, 1901. Large octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, armorial stamp to front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece and 9 plates with tissue-guards. Two bookplates to front pastedown. Spine browned, covers a little faded, contents slightly foxed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of Corvo's monumental account of one of history's greatest and most notorious families. One of 1,250 copies.

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      London: George Newnes Limited. 1901. First UK edition, first printing. First UK edition, first printing. Primary binding. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. With twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Claude Shepperson. A very fine copy. The binding is square and tight, the cloth clean and unfaded. The contents are entirely complete, without inscriptions or stamps and spotlessly clean and bright throughout. A stunning copy. 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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        The First Men in the Moon.

      London: George Newnes, 1901,, 1901. FIRST EDITION, in the second of three binding states. Octavo, pps. (vii) + 342. Illustrated with 12 monochrome plates. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt decoration, white endpapers (preceded by black endpapers and followed by lighter clue cloth). Some edgewear and rubbing, a little shaken, bold inscription and blind-stamp to flyleaf. A very good copy, housed in a fleece-lined buckram slipcase. A brilliant scientist who accidentally produces a gravity-defying substance and builds a spaceship, and with the materialistic Bedford, they travel to the moon. With oposing expectations, the two must unite as they encounter the biologically engineered Selenites who will viciously defend their home. Geoffrey H. Wells [18]. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1293-8.

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      George Newnes, Limited 1901. . 1st Ed., 1st Issue. [viii] + 342pp. + [ii] blank. 12 b/w. plates by Claude Shepperson. Some very light marginal browning, t.p. and prelims. very lightly spotted, black as issued, upper sl. marked, original gilt lettered dark blue cloth with dec. gilt device to upper board, some minor soiling and rubbing, sm. light stain at top edge of lower board, corners fore-edge of lower board and head and tail of spine sl. bumped, spine sl. darkened. Wells (18). Locke pp.56. The US Bowen-Merrill edition preceded the British edition by approximately one month. The two editions have minor textual differences. US$598

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        Denslow's Mother Goose

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1901. First edition.. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated by W. W. Denslow. . Folio. Green cloth spine printed with the title; pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. The second state with four pages of illustrations following the dedication page before the Humpty Dumpty rhymed poem and drawings. Wear and rubbing to the covers. Inner hinges neatly repaired at some time. Four of the stories (Jack Horner, Hickety Dickety, Ride a Cock Horse and Little Tom Tucker) have abrasions from adhesive along the inner gutters with loss of color, two page with a short creases and closed marginal tears, one with (repaired), and a tape repair to the rear corner of the front free endpapers. Still a very good copy with strikingly brilliant illustrations in spite of these faults. Every page has bold, fabulous color illustrations buy Denslow who also edited the text. Fred Goudy hand-letter the trext. AN incredible picture book, one of Denslow's best. Scarce. Greene/Hearn 24.

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        Traité théorique et pratique de l'art du peintre fileur

      - en feuilles, (1)f de page de Dourdan, Emile Thézard et fils, s.d. [c.1901], in-folio, en feuilles, (1)f de page de titre, 20pp, 35pl, portefeuille demi-toile verte, titre imprimé sur le premier plat, 35 planches en couleurs représentant des tracés et profils de moulures de différentes époques, des fausses moulures, des talons et filets, des fausses fenêtres (persienne, jalousie). PREMIERE EDITION de cet ouvrage de la collection "Bibliothèque du peintre en bâtiment", médaille d'or à l'Exposition universelle de Paris, en 1900. Ducompex écrivit plusieurs traités sur la peinture en bâtiment, dont un sur les modèles de lettres. Dos refait, bon exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott Bart. [Ten Volume Set with ALS addressed to William Allan in 1831]

      Houghton Mifflin/Riverside, Boston 1901 - Octavo, Gilt lettered and decorated cover and spine. Top edge is gilt. No. 378 of 600 copies of the Large Paper edition. ohn Gibson Lockhart (12 June 1794 - 25 November 1854) was a Scottish writer and editor. He is best known as the author of a biography of his father-in-law Sir Walter Scott, which has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson. This is the Large Paper edition of 'Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott Bart.' by John Gibson Lockhart. This set was published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company at The Riverside Press in 1901 and is No. 378 of 600 copies of the Large Paper edition. The books are bound in 3/4 brown morocco leather with 5 raised bands and gilt titles and designs. Each volume has a sepia photograph and two frontispieces [one colored]. Additional illustrations throughout. The books are in Near Fine condition with bookseller notes in pencil on the front free endpaper of volume one. Volume 2 has a 1/2 inch by 1 inch "tidemark" at the top of the first 4 or 5pages (endpapers). The covers of volume two and the covers of vol. four are slightly warped. Otherwise an excellent set. Sets of this edition all include a handwritten letter by the author, John Gibson Lockhart mounted at the beginning of volume one. THIS copy has a letter addressed to artist William Allan in 1831. Several pieces of William Allan's art hang in Abbottsford [Home of Sir Walter Scott] and his famous portrait of Walter Scott hangs at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery - National Galleries of Scotland. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Book - Reading Rifle Club

      England, 1901. Reading (Berkshire, England), 1901-1923. Manuscript minute book for the Reading Rifle Club, established in 1900, containing all particulars of its growing membership, annual shooting programs and competitions, rules and regulations, financial statements, and the like, recorded in various hands over the years and containing several original signatures. A few of the club's printed documents, some manuscript letters from members, and newspaper clippings are tipped in. Together with a printed pocketsize 9 page handbook of the club's rules. 8vo. 218 pages on watermarked lined paper. Half calf over dark teal cloth boards titled in gilt to spine, original marbled endpapers, bookbinder's label to front pastedown. Endpapers reinforced at seam, otherwise in very good condition, a most interesting volume dealing with shooting as a sanctioned pastime. A fine example of a pre-war shooting club, nineteenth century firearms etiquette, and freedom to enjoy skilled gunnery competition. Gaining popularity and new members every year from its opening season, the Reading Rifle Club appears to have been most diligently managed, every one of its meetings being recorded in this manuscript minute book. Entries are wide-ranging in subject matter, some topics up for discussion being entrance fees and prizes, monthly competitions, an annual challenge cup, subscriptions, nominations and elections for leadership and administrative posts, expenses and receipts, ammunition purchases, firearms kept onsite, new members, annual shooting programs and competitions, rules and protocol, scoring, handicapping, dividing competitors into classes, the daily pay rate for the range warden, special use of the firing range, and so forth. Meetings were very regular from the turn of the century until 1914, then reduced rather abruptly owing to the Great War, during which time most of the members would have been in service, putting their shooting skills to practical use. Many captains are named as members, being of the British Army or the Royal Navy, many surely being attached to the pre-First World War Berkshire Yeomanry. Further research may find some notable persons. Being a legitimate and accredited pastime promoting honest and skilful competition, the member roll also included reverends. [In 2009 the National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom celebrated its 150th Anniversary. Today the association is primarily concerned with civilian full-bore target rifle shooting, although retaining its military heritage and close links with the British Armed Forces. Similarly, the Reading Rifle Club would have attracted Captains and Colonels of the Royal Armed Forces.] Incidences of special interest include experimentation with a patent target machine, a disconcerting matter of irregular entries on a score card, possible embezzlement of subscription money, a shooter having an epileptic seizure, and a proposal for establishing a summer camp at Clacton-on-Sea together with the Colchester Rifle Club. We also find occasional mention of Churn Camp, which was at the time in Berkshire, and another popular place for men of the Berkshire Yeomanry. Indeed a pastime requiring fastidious safety monitoring and honorable sportsmanship, frequent mention is made of the governing body of full bore rifle and pistol shooting sports, the National Rifle Association (NRA), which had been founded only forty years earlier in 1859. The Reading Rifle Club was affiliated to it. [The National Rifle Association was based at Putney Heath & Wimbledon Common, in south-west London, 12 years before its better known American cousin.] . Very Good.

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        Estudios Sobre el Codigo Civil Chileno. 7 vols. complete set.

      1901 - Borja's Comprehensive Comparative Study of the Chilean Civil Code Borja, Luis Felipe [1845-1912]. Estudios Sobre el Codigo Civil Chileno. Paris: A. Roger, F. Chernoviz, 1901-1908. Complete set. Softbound volumes bound into recent cloth, printed paper title labels to spine. Light browning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Stamps to title pages. A scarce complete set. * Second and best edition. "[This work offers] a comparative treatment of the articles of the Chilean code, by concordances to the Roman law, the Code Napoleon, and the civil codes of a number of other South American countries, with references to the writings of the leading jurists, including appropriate translations and a brief commentary by the author. The work was inspired by the success of St. Joseph's celebrated 'Concordances,' and as a reference work has a decided value" (Borchard). This work was reissued in 1919. Its first edition is a one-volume work published in Quito in 1899. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 9 copies of the second edition in North American law libraries. Borchard, Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Argentina, Brazil and Chile 393. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le village aérien. Les histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin

      First illustrated collective edition, 38 drawings by Georges Roux, 6 large color prints.Cartonnage editor said "the golden globe" type 3; second flat type Engel h. Back to the lighthouse.Beautiful first plate, the gleaming gold. Slightly soiled in the sky. A tiny darker area in the cartridge. Low edge, lighter or darker areas. Coins quite soft. Insolated back evenly. Rubbed Caps. flat second well with a lighter area indistince or rubbed. rubbed lower joint. Paper fresh, completely free of foxing. Pretty nice copy, but slightly warped. Hetzel Paris 1901 Grd. in 8 (18x28cm) 234 ; 218pp. relié

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        Die Mission der Brüdergemeinde in Missionsstunden. Drittes Heft: Detusch-Ostafrika. Nyassa-Gebiet. / Viertes Heft: Süd-Afrika / Der Krieg in China und die Mission.

      Leipzig, Friedrich Jansa, 1898 / 1901 / Berlin, Berliner Stadtmission, 1901. - Gebunden in Halbleder, 116, und 110 Seiten (mit einigen Unterstreichungen), und 25 Seiten, auf leerem Vorsatz Inhalt von alter Hand sauber notiert, gutes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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