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        Signed Photographic Portrait.

      1901 [1898] Platinum print, 23 x 27cm, laid down onto sl. indented sheet, 38 x 49cm, printed with 'Histed, 42 Baker Street, London W. Signed in pencil 'H Rider Haggard 1901, Histed'. Simply framed but not glazed.The photographer Ernest Walter Histed, 1862-1947, was born in Brighton but made his reputation whilst working in Chicago and Pittsburgh. He returned to London to establish a photographic studio in New Bond Street and then 42 Baker Street. The National Portrait Gallery, although it does not hold a copy, notes that Histed made a portrait of the novelist Sir Henry Rider Haggard in 1898, by which time he was a hugely popular author. Having returned from South Africa in 1881 he decided against pursuing a career at the Bar, for which he had trained, and instead dedicated himself to writing. Having already written

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        The Poster and Art Collector Volume VI N° XXX XXXI XXXII XXXIII

      - London, Hugh MacLeay, 1901. 29 x 23 cm, hardcover, half-leather, half-marbled. Marbled endpapers, gilt upper spine. Number XXX January 1901 Cover is a lithograph by Cecil Aldin (right edge slightly damaged). Full page lithograph by Frank Hazenplug and brown-toned lithograph by E. Rocher. N° XXXI Februari 1901 Cover is a lithograph of a koi carp by Edgar Wilson. Lithograph of Queen Victoria by Carton Moore Park and Norman MacLean. Lithograph "Kasama" Corn Flour A poster by The Beggarstaffs. N° XXXII March 1901 Cover is a lithograph by Alfred Garth Jones. Lithographs by Joseph W. Simpson and Walter Crane. N° CXXXIII April-May 1901 (last issue) Cover is a lithograph by Pryde. 2 color plates of post-cards by G. Ricordi Milan and lithographs by J. G. Veldheer and A. Michael. The magazines are mint, except for the slight damage to the first cover. The leather cover shows some faint traces of use. A very fine copy of this very rare set.

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        ab 1919 vom Bayerischen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, ab 1937 vom Bayerischen Ministerpräsidenten Landesforstverwaltung, ab 1951 vom Bayer. Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, Ministerialabteilung), München.

      Jahrgänge 1901 bis 1951 komplett (Hefte 2 bis 26), ohne Heft 21. - 25 Bände von 26. Mitteilungen der [später „aus der"] Staatsforstverwaltung Bayerns. Herausgegeben vom Königlichen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, Ministerial-Forstabteilung (ab 1919 vom Bayerischen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, ab 1937 vom Bayerischen Ministerpräsidenten Landesforstverwaltung, ab 1951 vom Bayer. Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, Ministerialabteilung), München. Jahrgänge 1901 bis 1951 komplett (Hefte 2 bis 26), ohne Heft 21. 1913 wurde die Reihe umbenannt in „Forststatistische Jahresberichte der bayer. Staatsforstverwaltung". Von den Bänden bis 1913 enthalten lediglich 2 der vorhandenen Jahrgängen längere Texte, Bd. 3 (Instruktion zur Ermittlung der Entschädigung für Staatswaldgrund zum Eisenbahnbau) und 10 (Forstarbeiter-Statistik), heißt es im Vorwort von Bd. 16. Bis Heft 19 im Selbstverlag der Behörde, Heft 20 bei Veduka AG, München, Heft 21 Manz Vlg., ab Heft 22 nur mehr ein Druckvermerk (Universitätsbuchdruckerei Wolf, München). Je 8°, bis Heft 17 (1926) in Halbleinwand gebunden, dann kartoniert, bis Heft 15 (1913) statistisches Material auf teils aufklappbaren Tafeln bzw. normalen Seiten, danach Text. Zustand: Einbände berieben, staubig und teils fleckig, Rückenschildchen der gebundenen Bände partiell ablösend, Blöcke und Schnitte partiell stockfleckig, Stempel auf Titeleien, kartonierte Ausgaben lichtrandig und mit Stempel auf Einband, sonst, wenn nicht unten anders angegeben, in gutem Zustande. Die Einbände partiell mit mittleren Lagerschäden, die Blöcke schön. Jahrgang 1901 (Heft 2, 164 Seiten, die ausklappbare Karte fehlt), 1903 (Heft 3, 112 Seiten, schiefgelegen, Einband an Kante abgerieben), 1904 (4. Heft, 138 Seiten, Zustand wie vor), 1905 (5. Heft, 130 Seiten), 1906 (6. Heft, 139 Seiten, bestossen), 1907 (7. Heft, 122 Seiten, Einband mit Abreibung), 1908 (8. Heft, 193 Seiten, Schnitt fleckig, Einband mit Abreibungen), 1909 (9. Heft, 207, Zustand wie vor), 1910 (Heft 10, Forstarbeiter-Statistik, 157 Seiten und 5 Tafeln), 1910 (heft 11, ersch. Bei CH Beck, 142 Textseiten, Tafeln), 1910 (Heft 12, 215 Seiten), 1911 (Heft 13, 235 Seiten), 1912 (Heft 14, 273 Seiten), 1913 (Heft 15, 164 Seiten), 1925 (Heft 16, 209 Seiten, enthält die Texte „Waldbauliche Grundsätze und Vorschriften für den Pfälzerwald" und „Die Douglasfichte in Bayern" von Dr. Harrer), 1926 (Heft 17, 142 Seiten, Tafeln, enthält Texte zum Thema „Aus dem forstlichen Versuchswesen Bayerns", hervorzuheben der Text „Standortbedingungen der Durchforstungsversuche im Sachsenriederforst" eines Gustav Krauss), 1926 (Heft 18, 114 Seiten, enthält „Die Bedeutung der Gesamtwuchsleistung an Baumholzmasse für die Beurteilung der Standorts- und Bestandsgüte"), 1928 (Heft 19, 99 Seiten, s-w-Tafeln, Tesa am Einband, enthält 2 Texte), 1929 (Heft 20, 89 Seiten, minime Läsur am Rücken, Block mit Druckstellen, enthält einen Text zum Betriebsverband Unterhausen und einen Text zum Frankenwald), 1930 (Heft 21, fehlt), 1937 (Heft 22, 118 Seiten, Tafeln, ein Text über „Das Auftreten der Fohleneule in Mittelfranken 1928-1931"), 1937 (Heft 23, 166 Seiten, Text „Die Stammsäule der Fichtenbestockung" von Rohmeder), 1939 (Heft 24, 153 Seiten, Tafeln, beiliegende Schaubilder und Karten, enthält „Auszug aus dem Betriebswerk für die staatlichen Rheinauwaldungen der Pfalz nach dem Stand von 1935, bearbeitet im Forsteinrichtungsreferat des Regierungsforstamtes Pfalz"), 1939 (Heft 25, 137 Seiten, Tafeln, enthält „Der ländliche Kleinwaldbesitz in der Haus- und Dorfwirtschaft des Oberpfälzer Grenzgebirges" von G. Ferst), 1951 (Heft 26, 194 Seiten, enthält 4 Texte, hervorzuheben die 67seitige Arbeit: „Aus der Waldgeschichte der schlechtwüchsigen Kieferngebiete der Bayerischen Oberpfalz und Oberfrankens vom ausgehenden Mittelalter bis zum Dreißigjährigen Krieg" eines Dr. Ernst). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1901. First edition. Leather bound. This is the first edition, handsomely bound in three-quarter red morocco by Morrell of London for the venerable London bookseller SotheranÂ’s. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist best remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling was in his twenties when his stories of Anglo-Indian life made him a literary celebrity, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. Born in India and educated in England, Kipling could not afford to attend either Oxford or Cambridge University and instead returned to India to work as a newspaper editor and writer. Kipling, who had written verse since he was young, also began to write short stories, publishing seven volumes of fiction between the years 1888 and 1889, before the age of 24. He returned to England in 1889, later living in the United States and South Africa before finally settling in England. But it was India that gave Kipling his most enduring literary settings and inspiration. Among KiplingÂ’s tales of India, none eclipse his masterpiece, Kim. This is the story of Kimball OÂ’Hara, an Irish orphan who goes from begging on the streets of Lahore to being a spy for the British, simultaneously taking a spiritual journey that conflicts with his new obligations to the Empire. KimÂ’s context is the “Great Game” that pitted Russia against Britain for control of the subcontinent in the wake of the Second Afghan War (1878-1880). KiplingÂ’s career as a journalist afforded him travel to the major cities of India, a breadth of geographic experience with the subcontinent that informs the sweeping settings of Kim. The British first edition of Kim followed serialization in the United States in McClureÂ’s Magazine from December 1900 through October 1901, and in Britain in CassellÂ’s Magazine from January through November 1901. Chosen by the New York Public Library as one of its “books of the century,” Kim was “KiplingÂ’s final book about India, and was called ‘magicalÂ’ upon publication. When the orphaned Kimball OÂ’Hara joins a Buddhist lama in his search for the River of Healing, the reader not only beholds a kaleidoscope of people and settings through KimÂ’s eyes, but also feels the native social and spiritual currents of India moving beneath the political veneer of imperial ambitions and authority. Bengali critic Niraud Chaudhuri called Kim ‘the finest novel in the English language dealing with an Indian theme’” (Books of the Century, p. 68). Kim was also included in the Modern LibraryÂ’s list of the 100 best English-language books of the 20th century. The book includes ten black-and-white illustrations by John Lockwood Kipling, Rudyard KiplingÂ’s father, who illustrated many of his sonÂ’s books. This handsomely rebound first edition features raised and gilt-accented spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, red cloth boards with black rule transitions, head and foot bands, gilt top edge, and marbled endpapers. The original cloth from the covers and spine is bound in at the rear. Condition is near-fine with an expert and unobtrusive repair to the spine head. The contents are notably clean, with the only hint of spotting confined to the title page. Bibliographic reference: Richards A174, Livingston 250.

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        Im Wettbewerbe für das neue Rathhaus in Dresden - Preisgekrönte und angekaufte Entwürfe nebst dem amtlichen Entwurfe des städtischen Hochbauamtes - Eigentum der Stadt Dresden - Für den Gebrauch der Städtischen Kollegien bestimmt [.] 1. und 2. Teil in 2 Mappen

      Römmler & Jonas, Dresden 1901 - gr. Folio, mit zusammen 73 Tafeln, 2 Bll.(Titel + Inhalt); 2 Bll.(Titel II + Inhalt) ,OHLn.-Flügelmappen mit ill. Deckeln - Einzige Ausgabe, welche die Entwürfe mit Ansichten und Grundrissen der 2 Wettbewerbe um die Architektur des neuen Dresdner Rathauses dokumentiert. Mappen mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren, Flügel der Mappe I etas gelockert und mit 2 Einrissen. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, sonst suber und frisch. Sehr gute Exemplare des seltenen, in kleiner Auflage erschienenen Titels [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Het mikroskoop, deszelfs gebruik, geschiedenis en tegenwoordige toestand. Een handboek voor natuur- en geneeskundigen.Utrecht, Van Paddenburg & Comp.; Tiel, Gebr. Campagne, 1848-1854. With : HARTING, Pieter. De nieuwste verbeteringen van het mikroskoop en zijn gebruik, sedert 1850.Tiel, H. C. A. Campagne, 1858.5 volumes bound as 4. 8vo. With 5 folding tables, and 24 folding lithographed, including one plate coloured by hand. Contemporary, gold-tooled red morocco presentation bindings from the Antwerp Botanical Society to its director, Jan Ignatius de Beucker (1827-1906), gold and blind fillets on the boards with the presentation inscription in gold on the front board: "Het Antwerpsch Kruidkundig Genootschap aen zynen achtbaren bestuurder J.J.[!] de Beucker. Oogstmaend 1864", gold-tooled turn-ins, marbled edges and endpapers.

      Bierens de Haan 1901 & 1903; Kernkamp, De Utrrechtse Univ. II (1815-1936), p. 129 & passim. Special dedication copy of the first edition of an encyclopaedic work on the microscope by the Utrecht professor P. Harting (1812-1885), originally planned - as noted in the preface to the first volume - in three volumes, treating: (1) the theory and general description of the microscope, with 3 folding tables and 5 folding lithographed plates; (2) microscopic research, with 2 folding tables and 3 folding lithographed plates; (3) the history of the microscope and description of instruments used at the time. With 10 folding lithographed plates. Harting added the fourth volume in 1854 at the request of many readers, who felt the need for a more extensive treatment of microscopic research, so, the fourth volume is in fact a supplement to the second volume.With 2 endleaves detached, one together with 2 plates and the 1-leaf letterpress afterword, still attached to them. Very slightly browned, but still in very good condition. A very detailed view of the state of the art in microscopy in the 1850s, rarely found complete.

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        Jean - Charles Cazin.

      Revue De L'art Ancien et Modern - Les Artistes De Tous Les Temps., Paris 1901 - 64 pp. todas ilustradas y 17 láminas , 6 de las cuales en grabado original. Ejemplar encuadernado de época a media piel con puntas, lomera con nervios. =Jean Charles Cazin (1841-1901) ==-Paris, Revue De L'art Ancien et Modern - Les Artistes De Tous Les Temps, 1901. Grand in-4. 64pp. toutes illustrées et 17 planches, 6 gravées originales. Demi-basane de l'époque. =Édition originale. Size: 31 x 23 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Sixtinische Kapelle. 2 Textbände. Text Band 1: Bau und Schmuck der Kapelle unter Sixtus IV. - Text Band 2: Michelangelo

      Bruckmann 1901-05, München - 33 x 26 cm XIX, 710 S. - XX, 811 S., Orig.-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Deckel- und Rückentiteln sowie Kopfgoldschnitten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der Architektur. III. Theil. Die Hochbaukonstruktionen. 1. Konstruktionselemente in Stein, Holz, Eisen. 2.1 Wände und Wandöffnungen. 2.2. Einfriedungen, Brüstungen und Geländer, Gesimse. 2.3, a Balkendecken. 2.3, b Gewölbte Decken; verglaste Decken und Deckenlichter. 2.4 Dächer, Dachformen.,

      Darmstadt und Stuttgart, Bergsträsser, 1891 - 1901 - pro Band ca. 400 S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Grundrissen, Skizzen und Tabellen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 499 27 cm, Original-Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung und 2 Rückenschildern. an den Gelenken und an den Kanten ggfg. berieben, innen völlig frisch, mit geringfügigen Gebrauchsspuren, guter Zustand.

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        Map - 12 Ft. Panoramic View of Alexandretta - Iskenderun - Gulf of Turkey

      Alexandretta, 1901. Panorama von Alexandrette. Prague: Heinrich Mercy & Son, 1901. Exceedingly scarce and enormous illustrated panoramic pan of Alexandretta [Iskenderun], produced by Ludwig Salvator, Archduke of Austria, naturalist, pioneering conservationist, and explorer of little known Mediterranean lands. Two colour-lithographic maps (each measuring approximately 46 x 37 cm) flanking a wood-engraved panorama on 7 sheets, overall measurements 367 x 57 cm. Letterpress with one economic table and 4 wood-engravings on glazed verso; wooden rollers with brass rings at either end, margins linen-edged with linen loops at upper margin for hanging. Minor marginal spots, otherwise pristine condition and preserved in a new cardboard tube, retaining the original printed label. Only one American institution holds a copy of this item, John Crerar Library. OCLC adds two copies in Germany (Munich and Hamburg). Very rare and most outstanding, this panorama of Iskenderun in the Gulf of Turkey is based on a scientific journey to the Holy Land undertaken in 1899 by world traveller, conservationist and natural historian, Ludwig Salvator, Archduke of Austria, who lived in Majorca most of his life as Count of Neuendorf. It represents the last voyage taken with Miss Catalina Homar, which ultimately cost her her life from disease. To each side of the expansive woodcut engraving is a chart, one of the Bay of Alexandretta, one of the harbour of Alexandretta, each in colour and each with nautical soundings. The verso comprises a detailed historical topographic, ethnographic, archaeological, political and economic monograph on this ancient and important trading place. The illustrations show pack animals resting on the beach of Iskenderun, traditional bazaars, the main street and the Catholic church. The maps are produced by the map printers and publishers Eduard Hölzel in Vienna; the wood-engravings were carried out by the artist Johann Simáné. Alexandretta - Iskenderun In ancient times, the port city of Alexandretta, founded by and named for Alexander the Great circa 333 BCE, was noted for its fine harbor, and was the terminus of the overland Chinese silk road. From there the silk was conveyed by boat to Italy and the rest of Europe. The city was part of the Ottoman Empire until its collapse after World War I, when it became annexed into French-controlled Syria, before being part of the short-lived Republic of Hatay, which joined Turkey in 1939. Under Ottoman rule Iskenderun became an important Mediterranean port and trade center. Situated near the pass to Syria, it was the harbour used by traders and travellers from Aleppo, inland in Syria. During the 1590s, it was an important center on the overland trade route to the Persian Gulf. It later suffered great loss from outbreaks of malaria, until the draining of its marshes, which improved health conditions and increased commerce and production. An agricultural boom began around 1890 made Alexandretta an important outlet for produce for over two decades. Following railway construction in 1913, it was surpassed by Tripoli and Beirut. The city has been named Iskenderun since the destruction of the Principality of Antioch by Mamluks in 1268. An historical continuation of its original name, 'Iskender' is Arabic for Alexander the Great. Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria (1847-1915), a rather free spirited Austrian noble, was a natural history and wildlife enthusiast, conservationist, seasoned world traveller, and accomplished author of travel works, although best known for his encyclopaedic oeuvre of Balearic natural history, a seven volume work published from 1869-1891 titled, "Die Balearen in Wort und Bild geschildert". The son of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, he was the also second cousin to emperor Franz Joseph of the ruling House of Habsburg-Lorraine. Equipped with his own steam and sailing yacht "Nixe" completed in 1873, Salvator explored Mediterranean regions, also performing scientific studies inland. He was immediately enamoured with Majorca upon his arrival in 1867, and settled there permanently in 1872, purchasing parcels of land to preserve and enjoy. In 1885 Salvator made the acquaintance of Catalina Homar, the daughter of a carpenter from Deià, then 17 years of age. The Archduke made her the administrator of his s?'Estaca estate near Deià, where she was celebrated for her success in cultivating grapes (wines produced under her stewardship from local Malvasia grapes won prizes in Paris and Chicago). The young lady also became the Archduke?'s lover and the pair made several trips around the world together. Salvator's ship was wrecked in 1893, and the following year Salvator acquired the three-mast vessel "Hertha" from the Prince of Liechtenstein, which he renamed "Nixe." In 1899, he made his last voyage with Catalina Homar, from Mallorca to the Holy Land. Tragically, Catalina contracted a deadly infectious form of leprosy, which eventually took her life in 1905. It was Salvator's intense desire to stimulate public interest for landscapes which he thought were little known, rarely traveled, but worthy of attention. His scientific work and subsequent treatises and maps were centered on undiscovered regions, mainly small islands in Greece, Sicily, Italy, and the Balearic Islands. [The Balearic Islands are commemorating the centenary of his death in 2015.] . Very Good.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed in full

      - Sousa wrote this march for his band to perform at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, in 1901. According to Sousa, "The Invincible Eagle shows the military spirit at its lightest and brightest – the parade spirit. with the bravery of uniform, the sheen of silken strands, and the gleam of polished steel." Keith Brion, Program notes for J.P. Sousa: Greatest Marches on Naxos Records online."Composer of the official national march of the United States, The Stars and Stripes Forever, Sousa, who was known as the ‘March King’, was the most important figure in the history of bands and band music." Paul E. Bierley in Grove Music Online. 1 page (ca. 61 x 118 mm.). Dated 1902. In black ink on ivory paper. Three measures from Sousa's march, The Invincible Eagle. Notated in treble clef on one hand-drawn staff. In 6/8 time with a key signature of two flats. Marked "dolce." With autograph titling.Slightly worn; tear repaired, just affecting notation; minor smudges; remnants of adhesive to upper margin of blank verso with resultant very slight rippling. Together with:A vintage three-quarter-length postcard photograph of Sousa in uniform. Postmarked February[?] 23, [19]03. Published by the Rotary Photographic Series. Ca. 135 x 88 mm. With the manuscript name and address of the recipient to verso. Some light soiling, staining, and wear; verso browned.

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        The story of Beautiful Jim Key. The Arabian Hambletonian Educated Horse.

      New York, A. R. Rogers, 1901. - 24 pp. Original wrappers. 8vo. Jim Key was a famous performing Arabian horse in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His promoters claimed that he could read, write, count, tell time, use the telephone, and more. His trainer, Dr. William Key, was a former slave, self-trained veterinarian, and patent medicine salesman who emphazised that he used only patience and kindness in training his star pupil. This rare pamphlet offers a biography of both horse and trainer, and describes how Jim learned his tricks. It also carries endorsements from the American Human Education Society, the Women's Pennsylvania, SPCA, and John Philip Sousa, among others. - A single copy in libraries (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine). OCLC 269041725. Not in Boyd/P. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed.

      [Moscow], circa 30 January 1901 - 8vo. 1 page. Written on the first and forth pages of a single folded sheet; mounted to cardboard trimmed to size, loss to few words of Tolstoy's text at lower edge of first page, moderate scattered foxing and offsetting, closed separations at folds. To inventor John Kemp Starley, thanking for sending books and expressing approval of the idea of changing the order of the Testaments in the Bible. Written in the blank space below a letter written to Starley by P[avel Alexandrovich] Boulanger on behalf of Tolstoy conveying similar content. "I was not well [ ] Now I am better and am very glad to be able to add a few words with my thanks for your books. "They are both very nice and the idea to put the new testament before the old is very good." Boulanger's letter: „ [ ] Count Leo Tolstoy is unwell and asked me to [ ] thank you for [ ] your [ ] Bible and excellent copy of New Testament [ ] and to tell you that he quite agrees with your good idea of putting in a proper order [the] so called Holy Bible." Pavel Alexandrovich Boulanger (1865-1925) was an official of the Moscow-Kursk Railway and friend of Tolstoy, who helped arrange transport to the Crimea in the summer of 1901, where Tolstoy was ordered by his doctor to convalesce from an illness.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      Macmillan, 1901. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1901. Reprint. 351 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth boards with decorative gilt. The front hinge is cracked, with exposed netting and slack binding. Good bright pages. Heavy foxing to the endpapers. Cracking to the gutter. Inscription and name to the free endpapers. Attractive golden text block. Many images throughout. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Spine extremes scuffed. Bright gilt.

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      Hammersmith, England: Doves Press, The, 1901. limp vellum. Doves Press. 8vo. limp vellum. (ii), 27+(1) pages. Limited to 300 copies (Tidcombe DP3). Printed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emory Walker, finished April 24, 1901. Mackail read this paper at a meeting of the Hammersmith Socialist Society, four years after the death of William Morris. According to Tidcombe, this is the first Doves Press book printed in red and black. Five lines of title and first line of text in red. The third book printed by the press. Limited toning to the vellum.

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        Two field postcards of a soldier ("Emil") of the German troops at the second international expeditionary force in China.

      China, 1901. - (Oblong) 8vo. Altogether (1+1 =) 2 pp. on 2 fol. Each with autogr. address and a fine watercolor. Interesting documents from the China campaign on the occasion of the Boxer Uprising (aka Righteous Harmony Society Movement). The author reports to his cousin in Munich about the advance of the troops and various military operations, especially those in Tshang-cheng in March 1901, illustrating the battle in the mountains near the city. The other map shows the city walls of Beijing, represented "by a German painter." - Small damages to edges, slight kink fold and slightly browned.

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      e.a.seemann Lipsia 1901 2 in tela ., cm 29,5x23,5 . vol. I : 264 pp di t. con 241 ill. in b / n., vol. II : 198 tavv. con moltissime ill. in b / n.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

      [Paris], 15. VII. 1901. - 1 p. 8vo. Mit Umschlag. An Robert Brussel: „[ ]je suis désolé que vous ayez fait ce long chemin sans me trouver. Il y avait bien peu de temps sans doute que j’étais sorti. Vous savez qu’après 5 heures, je suis rarement chez moi. Excusez moi, je vous prie, et merci beaucoup pour la sonate que je me réjouis de jouer, et qu’une première lecture muette m’a déjà fait aimer. Je compte vous voir prochainement. [ ]" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        23 Bände. Nietzsche, Friedrich: Werke. Kröner / Naumann Vlg., 1901-1926.

      - 23 Bände. Nietzsche, Friedrich: Werke. Kröner Vlg., 1901-1926. Alle Bände ausser 3 und 15 in identischer Ausstattung. 3 und 15 in differenter (grüner) Bindung, jedoch ebenso Halbleder. Mischauflage, vereinzelt in Erstauflage. Nietzsche’s Werke. Je gr.8°, Halbledereinband, teils mit aufklappbaren Facsimiles. Teils Kröner Vlg., Leipzig, teils Naumann Vlg., Leipzig. Einbände minimal berieben, teils mit leicht angewetzten Kanten, sonst schöner Zustand, wenn nicht unten anders angegeben. Erste Abtheilung [Abteilung]. Bd. I: Die Geburt der Tragödie, unzeitgemäße Betrachtungen (1917, eine s-w-Abb., 606 St., Schnitte mit Fleckchen); Bd. II: Menschliches Allzumenschliches, Erster Bd. (1921, 444 St.); Bd. III: Menschliches Allzumenschliches, Zweiter Band (1916, 25.Tsd., 391 St.); Bd. IV: Morgenröthe (1917, 384 St.); Bd. V: Die fröhliche Wissenschaft (1921, 375 St.); Bd. VI: Also sprach Zarathustra (1923, 332-334.Tsd., 523 St.); Bd. VII: Jenseits von Gut und Böse, Zur Genealogie der Moral (o.J., ca. 500 St.); Bd. VIII: Der Fall Wagner, Götzen-Dämmerung, Nietzsche contra Wagner, Umwerthung aller Werthe (1. Buch Der Antichrist), Dichtungen (1919, 487 St.); Zweite Abtheilung: Bd. IX: Nachgelassene Werke, aus den Jahren 1869-1872 (1903, 2. völlig neu gestaltete Ausgabe, 1.-2.Tsd., 474 St.); Bd. X: Nachgelassene Werke, aus den Jahren 1872/73-1875/76 (1903, 2. völlig neu gestaltete Ausgabe, 1.-2.Tsd., 528 St.); Bd. XI: Nachgelassene Werke 1875/76-1880/1881 (1919, 3.Ausgabe, 422 St.); Bd. XII: Nachgelassene Werke 1881-1886 (1919, neugestaltete Ausgabe 3. Aufl., 437 St.); Bd. XIII: Nachgelassene Werke (1903, 1.-2.Tsd., 383 St.); Bd. XIV: Nachgelassene Werke, Unveröffentliches aus der Umwerthungszeit 1882/83-1888 (1904, 1.-2.Tsd., 442 St.); Bd. XV: Ecce homo, Der Wille zur Macht 1.u.2.Buch (1901, 539 St.); Bd. XVI: Der Wille zur Macht, 3.u.4.Buch (1911, 2. völlig neu gestaltete und vermehrte Ausgabe, 11.-12.Tsd., 560 St., Rücken mit Kratzer); Dritte Abtheilung: Bd. XVII: Philologica Erster Band, Gedrucktes und Ungedrucktes aus den Jahren 1866-1877, hrsgg.v. Ernst Holzer (1910, 352 St.); Bd. XVIII: Philologica zweiter Band, Unveröffentlichtes zur Litteraturgeschichte, Rhetorik und Rhythmik, hrsgg.v. Otto Crusius (1912, 340 St.); Bd. XIX: Philologica dritter Band, Unveröffentlichtes zur antiken Religion und Philosophie, hrsgg.v. Otto Crusius u. Wilhelm Nestle (1913, 462 St.). Bd. XX: Register-Band. Nietzsche-Register, alphabetisch-systematische Übersicht zu Nietzsches Werken nach Begriffen, Kernsätzen und Namen, im Auftrage des Nietzsche-Archivs ausgearbeitet von Richard Oehler (1926, 468 St.). Dazu 3 Bde. in identischer Bindung: Förster-Nietzsche, Elisabeth: Das Leben Friedrich Nietzsche’s (Naumann 1895, 1897, 1904, Bde. 1, 2.1, 2.2, 380 und zus. 944 Seiten, je mit Besitzervermerken und berieben, sonst gut). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elektrische öffentliche Beleuchtung im Innern der Stadt. Original-Zeichnung. Tinte und Tusche auf 15 Segmenten aus gelblichem Papier, alt montiert auf Leinwand.

      Berliner Elektrizitäts-Werke, Berlin 1901 - 17. Oktober 1901. Ca. 39,5 x 42 cm. (mit Korrekturen und teilweisen Löschungen von alter Hand, etwas gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten). Unikat! Sicher nur für interne Zwecke des Stromversorgers oder der städtischen Verwaltung angefertigt. Offensichtlich zeigt der Plan die Projektierung oder die gerade fertiggestellte Ausrüstung mit elektrischen Leuchten im ööffentlichen Straßenland und ist somit ein einzigartiges Dokument für die Technikgeschichte Berlins! Die Karte zeigt die Platzierung der elektrischen Strassenbeleuchtung und den Leitungsverlauf im Bereich Alsenviertel (Reichstag, Krolloper, Spreebogen), südlich bis Potsdamer Platz und Potsdamer Brücke, mitte und östlich bis Unter den Linden und Schloß, südöstlich bis zur Fischerinsel. Wie lange diese Straßenbeleuchtung in Berlin betrieben wurde, konnten wir nicht eruieren. Jahrzehntelang jedenfalls wurden die Straßenlaternen mit Gas betrieben. Seit Frühjahr 2012 läßt der Berliner Senat die öffentliche Beleuchtung wieder auf elektrischen Betrieb umrüsten, dieses mal mit Energiesparlampen. 100 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1901. Second edition, second printing. Hardcover. This is a very clean copy the second and final printing of the Silver Library edition of Churchill's first book. The Story of the Malakand Field Force was based on Churchill's exploits with Sir Bindon Blood's expedition on the Northwest Frontier of India in 1897. While Churchill had previously applied his pen as a published correspondent, this was his first book-length work and he clearly labored over it: "I have discovered a great power of application which I did not think I possessed. For two months I have worked not less than five hours a day." The young Churchill was motivated by a combination of pique and ambition. He was vexed that his Daily Telegraph columns were to be published unsigned. On 25 October 1897 Churchill wrote to his mother: "...I had written them with the design... of bringing my personality before the electorate." Two weeks later, his resolve to write the book firming, Churchill again wrote to his mother of the project: "...It is a great undertaking but if carried out will yield substantial results in every way, financially, politically, and even, though do I care a damn, militarily." Publication of the first edition of 1898 was arranged by Churchill's uncle while the author was still in India, resulting in numerous spelling and detail errors. Churchill was incensed by the errors and acted with haste to address them. Hence later states of the first edition bear errata slips. In part because of the errors in the first edition which so vexed Churchill, the publisher also issued a second edition less than a year after the first in January 1899. This Silver Library edition was the first to incorporate the author's corrections in the text, making this an important and highly collectable edition. Unfortunately, the maroon boards proved highly susceptible to fading and wear, the paper easily browned and became brittle, and the binding often cracked. Here is the second and final printing of the Silver Library edition. Of the only 1,000 copies of this printing, just 337 were recorded as sold, so they are quite scarce. This particular copy is the smooth cloth binding variant with gilt spine print and swan & ship endpapers with a corrected date of 1724. Condition is very good indeed. The binding remains tight with only minor wear to extremities and light scuffing. Spine presentation is particularly good, with bright gilt and excellent color. We note only a hint of sunning to the spine, a little wear to the spine ends with a fractional chip at the head, and a barely noticeable tiny puncture of the cloth (with no loss) just below the author's name. The contents remain unusually bright and clean for a Silver Library edition. Even the fore and bottom edges are notably clean, with just light dust soiling to the top edge. The original swan & ship endpapers show no gutter cracks. We note only a trivial hint of spotting confined to the endsheets. All maps are present and pristine, as is the frontispiece and tissue guard. The sole previous ownership marks are the same owner initials and last name in pencil on both the front free endpaper and the following blank endsheet. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A1.3.b, Woods/ICS A1(ba.2), Langworth p.22.

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        Die mikroskopische Analyse der Drogenpulver. Ein Atlas für Apotheker, Drogisten und Studierende der Pharmacie. Erster Band: Die Rinden und Hölzer; Zweiter Band: Die Rhizome, Knollen und Wurzeln; Dritter Band; Die Kräuter, Blätter und Blüthen; Vierter Band: Die Samen und Früchte.,

      Verlag von Gebrüder Borntraeger, Leipzig 1901 - 1908. - 167 S. mit 14 lith. Tafeln - 259 S. mit 24 lith. Tafeln - 254 S. mit 23 lith. Tafeln - 196 S. mitmit 14 lith. Tafeln und 16 Holzschnitten, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5450 marmorierte Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Rückständen vom Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, Papier leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare,

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        [Broadside]: Theatre Royal, Dewsbury: Osmond & Spiers' Company, in the Weirdly Sensational Drama - The BLACK VAMPIRE

      Dewsbury: Dawson & Son, Printers. 1901. Large broadside. Approximately 9.75" x 30" (25cm x 76cm). Printed in blue ink in several type sizes. Several old horizontal folds, one short tear, and a modest chip in the upper right corner affecting no text, very good. Broadside for a play apparently created to capitalize on the vampire craze engendered by Stoker's novel Dracula (published in 1897), which in turn was derived from medieval legends. The broadside gives detailed information on the members of the cast including "The Vampire - The Black Death of Paris - by Itself" and Ritza, The High Priest of Karma, "one of the Scum of Paris," and various heiresses, detectives, and so forth. Also provides the sequence of the acts and scenes. This play premiered in early 1900; this particular performance is advertised here for the week of August 12th, 1901. A very attractive contemporary evocation of the fascination for vampires, which doesn't seem to have waned.A detailed internet search for this play revealed little beyond a few contemporary reviews. Little can be found about the authors outside a reference to a 1900 production of The Yellow Death set in mainland China and before that Spier's five-act drama Father Satan performed at the Britannia Theatre in London in 1896. The Theatre Royal was built in 1865, converted into a movie theater in the 1930s, and torn down in the 1960s. A visually appealing artifact, with the title Black Vampire in especially large display type, of a seemingly lost theatrical drama produced at the height of the Dracula phenomenon. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        Memorial Atlas of Ireland; Showing Provinces, Counties, Baronies, Parishes, Etc.; In Thirty-Three Double Page Maps; Compiled and Drawn from the Reliable Official Data and the Latest Information; Indexed

      Philadelphia: L.J. Richards & Company. 1901. First printing. Paperback. Good. First edition, 1901. Folio, leather-backed boards, illustrated in color, clean unmarked text, Good ex-library copy with typical treatments (bookplate, stamps, label on spine), soiling or discoloration to some pages of the text, wear to the edges of some pages of the text including creasing, tearing, or minor loss, some soiling to the covers, covers with significant wear including scuffing, fraying, and loss. No library stamps to maps. An uncommon book--37 copies in OCLC. This volume is large and heavy and will require an additional shipping charge.

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        Hirnerschütterung, Hirndruck und Chirurgische Eingriffe bei Hirnkrankheiten.

      Wien. Alfred Hölder. 1901.. Lex. - 8°. VIII, 457 S. mit 4 Tafeln und 87 Abb. HLn.d.Zt. (Bibliotheks-Signet unten). [Specielle Pathologie und Therapie, IX. Bd., III. Teil, II Abt.].. ERSTE AUSGABE. - SELTENE SPEZIALMONOGRAPHIE ZUR NEUROCHIRURGIE DES NOBELPREISTRÄGERS IN EINEM SCHÖNEN, FLECKENFREIEN EXEMPLAR! - *** Theodor Kocher (1841 Bern - 1917 ebd.) schweizer. Mediziner, Chirurg, beschrieb 1883 als erster die Cachexia thyreopriva (Kachexie) und erweiterte die Kenntnis im Bereich der Schilddrüsenkrankheiten. Er entwickelte zahlreiche Instrumente, u.a. die Kocher-Klemme, und gehörte zu den Begründern der Bauchchirurgie. Für seine Beiträge zur Physiologie, Pathologie und Chirurgie der Schilddrüse wurde K. 1909 mit dem Nobelpreis ausgezeichnet. *** Engelhardt Bd. I, S. 337. - Fischer Bd. I, S. 787. - Kilian, Meister der Chirurgie, S. 200-201. - Schweizer Ärzte als Forscher, Entdecker und Erfinder, S. 81-82.

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        The New Century Shakespeare (Partial Set: 21 of 24 Volumes, Vols. I-II, IV-XI, XIV-XXIV)

      Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1901. Edition de Luxe. Leather bound. Good +. Edition de Luxe. Leather bound. 9 1/8" X 6 1/4". 21 Volumes. Edition de Luxe, limited to 1000 sets, this being number 146. Twenty-one of the twenty-four volumes, lacking Volumes III, XII, XIII. Three-quarter red leather with marbled paper over sides. Five raised bands and gilt lettering to spines, with comic face devices stamped in gilt. Top edges gilt, with occasional light scuff. Matching marbled endpapers. Printed tissue guarded frontispieces and several printed tissue-guarded illustrations to each volume, with offsetting to guards. Moderate edgewear to bindings, with extremities rubbed to boards. Edges darkened in places to some volumes. Spines darkened to Volumes XI, XIV-XXIV, with heavier edgewear and mild flaking to leather edges to these volumes. Chipping to head of spines of Volumes XIV (1/4" X 1") and Volume XVIII (1/4" X 1"). Front hinge cracking to Volumes XIV, XXIII, XXIV, all other bindings sound. Pages clean and unmarked. A truly beautifully bound set of the works of the greatest writer in the history of the English language, with additional material by noted scholars Sir Israel Gollancz, Alexander Dyce, William James Rolfe, and Henry N. Hudson. Volumes XXI to XXIV contain the Shakespeare Apocrypha with a history of pre-Shakespeare English drama and a character index, Rolfe's Life of Shakespeare, and Dyce's Glossary in two volumes. Full Title: The New Century Shakespeare: The Cambridge Text from the latest edition of William Aldis Wright; with Introductions, Notes and Glossaries to each Play by Israel Gollancz, Editor of The Temple Shakespeare, The Complete Notes with Variorum Readings and General Glossary of Alexander Dyce; A General Introduction, and Life of the Poet by W. J. Rolfe, Litt.D., and a History of the Drama, and General Criticism by Henry N. Hudson and Others. Full Contents: Volume I: The Tempest, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Comedy of Errors; Volume II: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure; Volume IV: Love's Labour's Lost, The Merchant of Venice; Volume V: Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night; Volume VI: The Taming of the Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well; Volume VII: The Winter's Tale, Troilus and Cressida; Volume VIII: The Life and Death of King John, The Tragedy of King Richard II; Volume IX: King Henry IV, Parts I and II; Volume X: King Henry V, King Henry VI, Part I; Volume XI: King Henry VI, Part II and Part III; Volume XIV: Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens; Volume XV: Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra; Volume XVI: Macbeth, Hamlet; Volume XVII: Othello, Cymbeline; Volume XVIII: King Lear, Pericles; Volume XIX: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, Sonnets, A Lover's Complaint, The Passionate Pilgrim, The Phoenix and Turtle; Volume XX: Two Noble Kinsmen, King Edward III; Volume XXI: Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare, An Historical Sketch of the English Drama Before Shakespeare, Index to Characters in the Plays; Volume XXII: Life of Shakespeare; Volume XXIII: Alexander Dyce's Glossary to Shakespeare; Volume XXIV: Alexander Dyce's Glossary to Shakespeare.

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      London: Macmillan and Co, 1901. Second Printing n. Hardcover. mm (). 4 p.l., 149 pp. Second Printing. EXTREMELY PLEASING CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, ATTRACTIVELY GILT, BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with multiple gilt rule frame, central panel with azured cornerpieces and central oval medallion, flat spine in three unequal panels, two with oval medallion tools, one with gilt titling, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Front pastedown with bookplate of Charles Walker Andrews. Spine uniformly sunned to a dark red, light offsetting on free endpapers from turn-in glue, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, the binding unworn and especially lustrous, and the text showing virtually no signs of use. This collection of essays by one of the most influential critics of the 19th century is offered in a binding by one of the period's most accomplished workshops. Pater (1839-94) was a gentle, lifelong bachelor who lived in Oxford with his two sisters and tutored pupils. Although he was an unusually shy and retiring academic, he described his ideal of the aesthetic life and his love for beauty in such passionate and polished prose that his writings developed a significant following that included the Pre-Raphaelites. He was one of the first to recognize the genius of William Morris, and even though he was deeply influenced by the ideas of John Ruskin, Pater produced work that is very individual: a unique blend, often in a single essay, of art criticism, philosophical meditation, and historical fiction. Britannica says that "at the time of his death, Pater exercised a remarkable and a growing influence among that necessarily restricted class of persons who have themselves something of his own love for beauty and the beautiful phrase. . . . The cumulative richness and sonorous depth of his language harmonized intimately with his deep and earnest philosophy of life; and those who can sympathize with a nervous idealism will always find inspiration in his sincere and sustained desire to 'burn with a hard, gem-like flame,' and to live in harmony with the highest." These essays, which first appeared anonymously in the "Guardian" newspaper, focus on English literature, including drama and the poetry of Wordsworth and Browning.

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        La belle France

      first edition. Binding to the full paper bradel, smooth back, as Exhibit chocolate brown morocco, conversée cover, binding signed Thomas Boichot. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Georges Darien Henri Fèvre. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. P.V. Stock Paris 1901 12x18,5cm relié

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        The Works of Honore de Balzac.

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1901 - Octavo, 34 volumes. The Centanary edition. Three quarters red leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, marbled endpapers. Illustrated by various artists. In near fine condition. A stunning set. "One of the great novelists of all literature" Balzac's genius consists in his dynamic, unflagging, creative vigour; his superabundant imagination" his masterly portrayal of passions and his grasp of such widely differing subjects" (Harvey & Heseltine, 44-45). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Paris: P.V. Stock, 1901. Fine. P.V. Stock, Paris 1901, 12x18,5cm, relié. - first edition. Binding to the full paper bradel, smooth back, as Exhibit chocolate brown morocco, conversée cover, binding signed Thomas Boichot. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Georges Darien Henri Fèvre. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin marron chocolat, couverture conversée, reliure signée de Thomas Boichot.  Envoi autographe signé de Georges Darien à Henri Fèvre. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

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        "Report to the New York Yacht Club of the Committee on Challenge of the Royal Ulster Yacht Club, Columbia vs. Shamrock II. 1900-1901"

      New York: Korff Bros. Company. [1901]. "8vo, pp. 46, [2]; original gray printed wrappers; very short tear in the margin of the front wrapper; the rear wrapper shows remains of a previous mounting (likely in a scrapbook). A rare pamphlet concerning the planning of the 1901 America's Cup Races between Columbia (designed by Nathaniel Herreshoff and winner of the celebrated races in 1899) and Shamrock II (owned by Sir Thomas Lipton). Columbia won the 1901 series 3- 0, and became the first yacht to defend the Cup twice - a feat not equaled again for nearly 70 years. This pamphlet, however, is noteworthy for an entirely different reason, specifically that relating to the Boston copper-mining magnet Thomas W. Lawson (think Butte, Montana), and his desire to compete in the trial races with his own Independence (designed by Bowdoin B. Crowinshield) against Columbia, and another NYYC yacht, Constitution, to see which would defend against Shamrock II. Over half the pamphlet reprints the downward spiraling correspondence (April 23 to June 7, 1901) between the NYYC and Lawson. To be part of the trial races Lawson's yacht would be obliged to ""qualify to fly the flag"" of the NYYC which could be done by 1) selling the Independence to a NYYC member; 2) by Lawson becoming a member of the NYYC himself; or 3) by chartering the Independence to a member of the NYYC. After much back and forth, Lawson presumes to send a charter agreement to the NYYC which for its one- sidedness is summarily rejected. Lawson, as the story goes, was so miffed by the obstinacy of the NYYC that he later produced what at the time was the best history of the Cup Races, The Lawson History of the America's Cup, privately printed in 1902, to prove that he knew more about the history of the event than the New York Yacht Club did. Supposedly, he was careful to see that no NYYC member received a copy. Lawson's unsuccessful bid to be part of the trials in Independence is fully recounted in the book with all the sordid details. Yale, NY Historical Society and Peabody Essex Museum only in OCLC."

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        [Broadside]: Theatre Royal, Dewsbury: Osmond & Spiers' Company, in the Weirdly Sensational Drama - The BLACK VAMPIRE

      Dewsbury: Dawson & Son, Printers. 1901. Large broadside. Approximately 9.75" x 30" (25cm x 76cm). Printed in blue ink in several type sizes. Several old horizontal folds, one short tear, and a modest chip in the upper right corner affecting no text, very good. Broadside for a play apparently created to capitalize on the vampire craze engendered by Stoker's novel Dracula (published in 1897), which in turn was derived from medieval legends. The broadside gives detailed information on the members of the cast including "The Vampire - The Black Death of Paris - by Itself" and Ritza, The High Priest of Karma, "one of the Scum of Paris," and various heiresses, detectives, and so forth. Also provides the sequence of the acts and scenes. This play premiered in early 1900; this particular performance is advertised here for the week of August 12th, 1901. A very attractive contemporary evocation of the fascination for vampires, which doesn't seem to have waned.A detailed internet search for this play revealed little beyond a few contemporary reviews. Little can be found about the authors outside a reference to a 1900 production of The Yellow Death set in mainland China and before that Spier's five-act drama Father Satan performed at the Britannia Theatre in London in 1896. The Theatre Royal was built in 1865, converted into a movie theater in the 1930s, and torn down in the 1960s. A visually appealing artifact, with the title Black Vampire in especially large display type, of a seemingly lost theatrical drama produced at the height of the Dracula phenomenon. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        Brooklyn Life: The Illustrated Home Weekly for Brooklyn and Long Island (bound in 3 Vols.)

      Brooklyn Life Publishing Company, Brooklyn, NY - 3 nicely-bound folio volumes of the weekly "Brooklyn Life". Each volume collects half a year's worth of issues: Vol. I: Sept. 1901-Feb. 1902; Vol. II: March-August 1904; and Vol.III: Sept. 1917-Feb. 1918. Undoubtedly the most thorough weekly accounting of all things Brooklyn (and Long Island), the newspaper has a wonderful local focus and consists of business advertising, photographs and cartoons thruout, not to mention the most detailed reporting on Brooklyn's growing financial industry, real estate, the school scene, sports, weddings, etc. A gamut of turn-of-the-century Brooklyn life, painstakingly documented. All 3 volumes have held up nicely as well and are solidly-bound and VG, in their russet cloth (with light-blue spine labels) over marbled boards. Light wear and rubbing to the boards, very light soiling to the preliminaries. The pages of the weeklies are bright and clean and eminently readable. A very impressive collection of 70 some issues of this early, now-uncommon New York weekly. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Décoration et les Industries d'art à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900

      Paris: Ch. Delagrave, 1901. Engraved frontis, vii, 130p, illustrations, 27 plates, index. 33cm. Original art nouveau wrapper with stylized illustrations on the front and back covers, titling on the spine. Frontispiece by Jean Patricot. Over 50 million people attended the Exposition to partake in an event that spanned over two miles in central Paris. Participants experienced the high point of the Art Nouveau movement especially through the works of Tiffany, Lalique, and many other studios. Marx's La Décoration, captures the decorative arts exhibits with full page plates and in text illustrations. Patricot's gravure of Lalique's Devant de Corsage, and Chauvet's La Blanche Vigne, are both well worn at the fore edge with some thinning of paper, stains and tears.There is a small tear in the half title page and a pin sized hole through several last pages with little impact. The frontis is detached. Edges show wear. Spine creases and short tears at the spine ends. Otherwise the folio is complete and the wrapper exceptional. Uncommon in any condition.

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        Geschichte der Päpste seit dem Ausgang des Mittelalters. (16 Bde in 21 Bdn., compl.).. Mit Benutzung des päpstlichen Geheim-Archives und vieler anderer Archive.

      Freiburg, Herder, 1901-1933. 8°, je ca 500 S., Kart. goldgeprägt, rundum marmorierter Schnitt., Unterschiedlich beschienen (2 Bde. mit leichtem Wasserrand über etwa 25 Blatt) ansonsten tadell. Preis in CHF: 700. Mischauflagen: 1. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der Renaissance bis zur Wahl Pius' II., Martin V., Eugen IV., Nikolaus V., Kalixtus III.; 2. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der Renaissance von der Thronbesteigung Pius' II. bis zum Tode Sixtus'; 3./I. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der Renaissance von der Wahl Innozenz' VIII. bis zum Tode Julius' II. 1484-1513, 1. Abteilung: Innozenz VIII. und Alexander VI.; 3./II.Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der Renaissance von der Wahl Innozenz' VIII. bis zum Tode Julius' II. 1484-1513, 2. Abteilung: Pius III. und Julius II.; 4/I. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der Renaissance und der Glaubensspaltung von der Wahl Leos X. bis zum Tode Klemens' VII. (1513-1534), 1. Abteilung: Leo X.; /II.Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der Renaissance und der Glaubensspaltung von der Wahl Leos X. bis zum Tode Klemems' VII. (1513-1534), 2. Abteilung: Adrian VI. und Klemens VII.; 5. Bd.: Geschichte Papst Pauls III. (1534-1549); 6.Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der katholischen Reformation und Restauration Julius III., Marcellus II. und Paul IV. (1550-1559); 7. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der katholischen Reformation und Restauration Pius IV. (1559-1565); 8. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der katholischen Reformation und Restauration Pius V. (1566-1572); 9. Bd: Zeitalter Reformation und Restauration, Gregor XIII. (1572-1585); 10. Bd.: Zeitalter Reformation und Restauration, Sixtus V., Urban VII., Gregor XIV. und Innozenz IX. (1585-1591); 11. Bd.: Zeitalter Reformation und Restauration, Klemens VIII. (1592-1603); 12. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter der katholischen Restauration und des Dreißigjährigen Krieges, Leo XI. und Paul V. (1605-1621); 13/I.Bd.: Zeitalter Restauration und des Dreißigjährigen Krieges, Gregor XV. und Urban VIII. (1612-1644), 1. Abteilung: Gregor XV. (1621-1623) und Urban VIII. (1623-1644), erster Teil; 13./II. Bd.: Zeitalter Restauration und des Dreßigjährigen Krieges, Zweite Abteilung: Urban VIII. (1623-1644, zweiter Teil; 14/I. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter des fürstlichen Absolutismus von der Wahl Innozenz' X. bis zum Tode Innozenz' XII. (1644-1700), 1. Abteilung: Innozenz X., Alexander VII., Klemens IX. und X. (1644-1676); 14./II. Bd.: Zeitalter des fürstlichen Absolutismus, 2. Abteilung: Innozenz XI., Alexander VIII., Innozenz XII. (1676-1700); 15. Bd.: Geschichte der Päpste im Zeitalter des fürstlichen Absolutismus von der Wahl Klemens' XI. bis zum Tode Klemens' XII. (1700-1740); 16./I. Bd.: Zeitalter des füstlichen Absolutismus von der Wahl Benedikts XIV. bis zum Tode Pius ' VI. (1740-1799), 1. Abteilung: Benedikt XIV und Klemens XIII. (1740-1769); 16./II. Bd.: Zeitalter des fürstlichen Absolutismus, 2. Abteilung: Klemens XIV. (1769-1774); 16./III. Bd.: Zeitalter des fürstlichen Absolutismus, 3. Abteilung: Pius VI. (1775-1799).- Ludwig von Pastor, Freiherr von Camperfelden (1854 - 1928), katholischer Historiker und Geschichtsschreiber der Päpste, österreichischer Diplomat. 1908 wurde Pastor durch Franz Joseph I. in den Adelsstand erhoben. Pastor wollte der Darstellung Leopold von Rankes, der 1834-36 sein Werk Die römischen Päpste in den letzten vier Jahrhunderten veröffentlicht hatte, eine Darstellung aus katholischer Sicht entgegenstellen. Er konnte bisher unzugängliches vatikanisches Quellenmaterial verwerten, da er einen umfassenden Zugriff auf die Bestände des vatikanischen Geheimarchivs hatte, welches offiziell erst 1883 durch Erlass von Leo XIII. vollständig geöffnet wurde. Pastors Papstgeschichte zeichnet sich durch ihre Detailfülle aus und wird daher noch heute zitiert.

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        The Works of Voltaire - The Collectors Edition

      E. R. Dumont, Paris , London, New York, Chicago 1901 - Very good condition plus hardcover books. All volumes have gold gilt to the top edges of the pages. 3/4 navy covered boards with 4 raised bands. This is the "Collectors Edition" which was limited to a prinitng of 600 sets with thisset being number 421. This set has 41 or 42 volumes and is missing volume #2. All of the books are housed in slip cases. All of the books are in very good to fine condition with firm bindings and bright clean pages. All of the volumes has a previous owner's name and a date (1908) written on the title page. The volumes show some foxing on the pages where there are tissue guards, but otherwise the book pages are extremely clean and bright. The bindings that I checked were firm, but it is common for books of this period to have some weakening over time of the hinges. This is a very clean, collectible set of books. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Vida y Misterios de Cristo Nuestro Señor

      Madrid, Apostolado de la Prensa, 1901. 8vo; 264 pp. Encuadernación original en tela estampada.

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        Exterior de los principales animales domésticos, especialmente del Caballo. Precedida de una Introducción sobre la Belleza Ecuestre de Don Miguel López Martínez

      Madrid, Imprenta de Fortanet, 1901. 4to.; XXIII-544 pp., con más de 140 ilustraciones entre el texto. Enc. de la época en piel.

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        The Writings of Mark Twain (Underwood edition)

      Hartford, Conn., 1901-1907: The American Publishing Co. Octavo. In twenty-five volumes, portrait frontispieces, one engraved half-title which was designed by Tiffany and Company and engraved by W. H. B. Bicknell. It appears in Volume 1 only of the Underwood, Riverdale and Hillcrest Editions. It features an SLC monogram surrounded by scenes from Mark Twain's life including a boat, stagecoach, train, and his home in Hartford, Connecticut. The lower left corner features a cabin depicting his humble birthplace at Florida, Missouri. [Barbara Schmidt] Frank Livingston Underwood was a financial backer for Robert G. Newbegin. Newbegin arranged with American Publishing Company to issue a uniform edition of Mark Twain's works and the Underwood Edition carries the name of his backer. A handsome edition. The present set is bound in 3/4 red crushed morocco over red cloth, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, light chipping to heads of six volumes.. A lovely set.

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        COMUS, A MASK

      Essex House Press, London 1901 - 195 x 125 mm. mm (7 3/4 x 5"). 47, [1] pp. No. 14 OF 150 COPIES ON VELLUM. Original stiff vellum over thin boards, front cover with embossed rose design. Rubricated by Florence Kingsford throughout, with one two-line and one very large 10-line gilt initial, illustrated colophon and woodcut frontispiece by Reginald Savage, both hand colored. Colophon corrected (apparently by the publisher) to identify the frontispiece artist ("Reginald Savage" painted in red over an earlier attribution). Tomkinson, p. 73; Ransom, p. 267; Franklin, p. 199. Vellum pastedowns lifting at edges, otherwise in especially fine condition, the binding extraordinarily clean, and the text essentially faultless. This is a very fine copy of the eighth in the Essex House "Great Poems in the English Language" series, begun with Shelley's "Adonais" and Keats' "The Eve of St Agnes," both issued in 1900, and closing with Browning's "Flight of the Duchess" in 1905. Well before Milton had come to the attention of the literary world, the musician Henry Lawes had asked him to write the present work, which in its first three printed versions was called "A Masque, presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634, before the Earl of Bridgewater, Lord President of Wales." The work is a pastoral entertainment, written for the occasion of Bridgewater's assuming of the presidential office. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Elston Press 1901, 1903, New Rochelle, NY - mm (). [i], lxix, [ii] pp.; 76 pp., [2] leaves; 86 pp., [2] leaves. Three separately published works. Chaucer edited by Walter W. Skeat. Chaucer ONE OF 200 COPIES; Shelley ONE OF 185 COPIES; Twine ONE OF 170 COPIES. Publisher's linen-backed blue paper boards, printed spine label, ALL THREE WORKS ENTIRELY UNOPENED. Printed in black and red. Ransom, pp. 260-61. Light soiling to boards, spines of the two larger volumes a little browned and with discoloration or chips to paper labels ("Shelley" torn off the label for the "Cenci"), but unsurprisingly fine internally, the texts entirely unread and consequently completely clean and fresh. The works here include: (1) the Medieval verse drama "Tale of Gamelyn," usually attributed to Chaucer (according to the "Oxford Companion," it appears in several manuscripts of the "Canterbury Tales" as part of the unfinished "Cook's Tale"); (2) Shelley's Romantic verse tragedy "The Cenci," based on a scandalous incident of incest and murder in 1599 Rome, after which Beatrice Cenci was tried and executed for killing her abusive father; and (3) a 16th century novel retelling the "painful adventures" of Prince Apollonius of Tyre, based on the classical tale in John Gower's "Confessio Amantis" and considered one of the sources for Shakespeare's "Pericles." The text for the last is from the 1607 edition printed by Valentine Simmes, who also published nine Shakespeare quartos. Chaucer ONE OF 200 COPIES; Shelley ONE OF 185 COPIES; Twine ONE OF 170 COPIES. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Privates Photographien-Album mit 90 Original-Photographien von Zuave (Zouave) - Einheiten in wohl in Nordafrika.

      um 1901 - ca. 1909.. 90 Original-Albuminabzüge auf 10 Kartontafeln jeweils am oberen Rand verso fest montiert.. Gr. 8° quer (Format ca. 24x32,5 cm), Formate der Photographien ca. 6,5x9 cm (bzw. 9x6,5 cm) und 9x13,5 cm (bzw. 13,5x9 cm). Wohl etwas späterer, broschierter Pappeinband mit Kordelbindung.. Der Broschureinband etwas fleckig und einige Male eingerissen. - Zuaven nannten sich die Angehörigen historischer Infanterieeinheiten. Der Name geht auf den kabylischen Stamm der Zuauas im Distrikt Zuaua (Zuavia) in der algerischen Provinz Constantine zurück, die bereits zu Zeiten des Osmanischen Reiches Söldnertruppen stellten, die für ihre Tapferkeit berühmt waren. Zu Beginn der Eroberung Algeriens stellte Frankreich am 1. Oktober 1830 ein Corps des Zouaves auf, das unter dem Befehl des Generals Clauzel stand. Der Begriff Zuave wurde bald allgemein für in Nordafrika rekrutierte Söldner gebraucht. Die Zuaven trugen auffällige, an türkisch-orientalische Trachten angelehnte Uniformen. Im Krimkrieg zeichneten sich Zuavenregimenter mehrfach aus (unter anderem bei den Schlachten von Alma, Inkerman und Malakoff) und begründeten den legendären Ruf dieser Einheiten.Dies veranlasste zeitweise auch andere Länder, Zuaveneinheiten aufzustellen, die allerdings nicht aus Nordafrikanern bestanden, sondern lediglich die bunten Trachten der französischen Vorbilder übernahmen. So stellten die Unionsstaaten wie auch die Konföderierten im Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg verschiedene Zuavenregimenter auf; auch in Brasilien, den Päpstlichen Staaten und der Türkei gab es entsprechende Truppen. Die Zuaven entwickelten sich gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts zu einer regulären Infanterietruppe der französischen Armee mit Elitecharakter. Zu den Zuaven-Regimentern wurde ein Großteil der wehrpflichtigen europäischen Einwohner Französisch-Nordafrikas eingezogen, aber auch Franzosen aus dem Mutterland. Infolge der algerischen Unabhängigkeit löste man die letzten Zuaven-Einheiten 1963 auf. - Unsere Bilder zeigen, mit Ausnahme einiger weniger ziviler Personen und zwei kleinen Photos arabischer Kämpfern, ausschließlich Zuave-Soldaten. Teils im Camp, teils auf Gruppenphotos etc. - Einige Photos etwas stärker ausgeblichen, einige mit Kratzsspuren, wohl von den Glasbildern stammend und beim Entwickeln auf das Photo übertragen, vereinzelte Randläsuren, insg. aber in guter, kontrastreicher Wiedergabe. Ein Gruppenphoto zeigt 8 Soldaten die jeweils eine Trinkschale halten, uf dem Boden steht ein Schild mit dem Aufdruck: "Souvenir du 2e Zouave", darüber "Vive la classe 1901", einige wenige Bilder mit Beschriftungen auf den Rückseiten, bei denen u.a. auch die 5e Compagnie von 1908 erwähnt wird. Es könnte sich also um Erinnerungsphotos verschiedener Ausbildungseinheiten handeln. - Les zouaves sont des unites francaises d'infanterie legere appartenant a l'Armee d'Afrique. Souvent associes a l'image des batailles du Second Empire et connus pour leur uniforme singulier, ces unites ont existe de 1830 a 1962.

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        Erinnerungen an die Reise S.M.S. >>Stosch<< 1900 - 1901 (Album des Kaiserlichen Schulschiffs der Kreuzerfregatte SMS Stosch mit 202 gedruckten Fotos)

      Berlin, Meisenbach, Riffarth & Co. 1901. 56 S. Gr.8° Gebundene Ausgabe - Zustand noch gut. Einige Gebrauchsspuren. Einband sowie Ecken u. Kanten berieben u. bestoßen, an Kapitalen etw. angefranst. Stellenweise mit Fehlstellen im Leinenbezug. Innen gut und sauber. Blauer Leineneinband mit Goldprägung. Ohne Schutzumschlag. 56 Seiten. Inhalt: 202 verschieden große Abbildungen von Kiel Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Skager Rack-Kattegat, Bergen, Hardangerfjord, Odde, Eide, Vossevangen-Balholmen, Aeselfjord, Nordsee, Queensferry, Vlissingen, Vigo, Gibraltar-Neapel, Korfu-Castrader Bucht, Toteninsel, Alexandrien-Cairo, Gizeh, Sakkara, Mittelmeer, Malta, Genua, Cartagena, Nord-Atlantik, Nord-Ostseekanal..

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        F?hrer durch den Berliner Zoologischen Garten (rote Zeichnung mit Flamingo) ohne Plan

      Berlin 1901 - 11 x 16,5 cm 112 Seiten 160 gr. Buchblock von Einband gel÷st, Einband l?diert [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Kid Hangs Up His Stocking

      New York: (Reprinted for distribution by The College Settlements Association). 1901. First. First separate edition (published previously in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine in 1899). Stapled self-wrappers. 8pp. Slight soiling, tiny stains, and a bumped corner, else very near fine. A short story about a boy in the ghetto at Christmas, apparently issued as a Christmas fund raiser. The story was collected in Children of the Tenements in 1903. Rare. OCLC locates a single copy, at Simmons College. .

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