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        Sherlock Holmes The Hound of the Baskervilles Strand Magazine First Publication

      UK: George Newnes, 1901. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Sidney Paget. The extremely rare (none currently available online) first ever printing of the famous Sherlock Holmes stories The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Published between August 1901 and April 1902, a year before the first edition of the Hound novel, and 1903-1904 (Return of Sherlock Holmes) this handsomely bound item contains the complete run of all 32 installments of Hound of the Baskervilles and The Return of Sherlock Holmes. The original pages, fully illustrated throughout with Sidney Paget's famous work, are all clean, with no tears of nicks. The hardback binding has a Strand Magazine cover on the front board. Many more images available on request.

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        Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield Edition]

      1901. The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is for Good Men to do Nothing"BURKE, Edmund. The Writings & Speeches of. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1901. The Beaconsfield Edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets. Twelve octavo volumes (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 220 x 141 mm.). Engraved title-pages and gravure frontispieces and portraits. Contemporary three quarter green crushed levant morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt. Spines with two raised bands, decorated in black and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled end-papers. Spines uniformly faded to olive green, otherwise a near fine and very attractive set.Edmund Burke (1729-1797), ?"Irish-born English statesman and author, known for his orations in the House of Commons. Burke was sympathetic toward the American colonies and the Irish Catholics and was a strong enemy of the French Revolution. Among his most famous speeches are On American Taxation [and] On Conciliation with the Colonies?" (Benét?'s Reader?'s Encyclopedia).

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      Niort: Chez ll'Auteur, 1901. Paperback. Good +. Pictorial wraps. 100 illus. of violins & their parts. Text on glossy paper stock. Wraps sunned/chipped; rear wrap torn as well as rear end paper. Lower half strip of spine is lacking. Tight interior. Most copies have been rebound. Rare in the original wraps!

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        Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

      New York: Doubleday Page. 1901. First. First edition. Octavo. Red cloth gilt. A little rubbing at the extremities, a couple of leaves a little roughly opened resulting in small nicks at the page edges, else a very near fine copy with the gilt bright. Inscribed by the author shortly after publication on the front pastedown: "To Mr. Joel Chandler Harris with kind wishes of Booker T. Washington, April 14, 1901" and underscored with a flourish. Harris clearly read the book and has scored many passages in pencil. He was impressed with Washington upon hearing him speak at the Cotton States and International Exposition in 1895. Washington in turn admired Chandler's Uncle Remus for its symbolic message of wisdom and kindness about blacks, and lauded him (in a letter and a speech) for a series of progressive articles on race relations published in the Saturday Evening Post. In a 1909 letter sent along with a donation for the creation for a Harris memorial, Washington wrote: "It was my pleasure to know him personally. He was one of the best and most helpful friends my race ever had anywhere in the country." Chandler died in 1908, after that his house "The Wren's Nest" was maintained by his family. In 1913 they called in a local institution to remove any valuable books, this obviously was not among them. Neither does it appear in the census of his library The Library of Joel Chandler Harris: An Annotated Checklist that included both the books that they took, and the books that were left behind at "The Wren's Nest." Our supposition is that Chandler was impressed enough with the book to pass it on to others. The book has been in the library of an Atlanta collector for nearly half a century. A spectacular association copy of an African-American high spot from one Blockson 101 author to another. .

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        In Sicily 1896-1898-1900.

      Sands and Co. 1901 - Londres, Sands and Co., 1901. 2 vol. in 4 de XXXH-439pp., XVI-565pp. cartes, plus de 300 illustrations dont 11 plans et une carte dépliante en noir, reliures en pleine toile vert foncé de l'éditeur illustrées d'un medaillon bleu au centre des plats représentant la Crinacria de la villa Giulia, contrecollé, entouré d'un cercle doré, titre doré, dos du tome II. légèrement insolé, rousseurs éparses, taches blanches sur la partie latérale gauche du dos du tome II., ainsi que sur le deuxième plat, quelques taches sur le dos du tome I., coiffes et mors frottés, tranches supérieures dorées, bon et bel exemplaire. Douglas Sladen (1856-1947) fit des études au Trinity Collège d'Oxford. Il devint le tout premier professeur d'Histoire à l'Université de Sydney en Australie. Il fit de très nombreux voyages à travers le monde dont il publia quelques livres. Il est l'auteur de: ''The spanish armada'' (1888), ''A japanese marriage'' (1895), ''Queer thing about Egypt'' (1911), ''The real truth about Germany'' (1914). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Entscheidungen des K.-K. Obersten Gerichtshofes in Civil- und Justizverwaltungssachen : veröff. von d. Gerichtshofe Neue Folge Band 1-20 komplett (Entscheidung Nr: 1-1913)

      Wien Verlag Manz 1901-1920. 20 original Einbände , kl.-8°, bis 1917 original Leinebände dann original Pappbände; Zustand: gut. Erscheinungsverlauf: N.F. 1.1901 - 20.1920, 1901 - 1920 / Früher u.d.T.: Österreich / Oberster Gerichtshof: Entscheidungen des K.-K. Obersten Gerichtshofes in Civilsachen / Später u.d.T.: Österreich / Oberster Gerichtshof: Entscheidungen des Österreichischen Obersten Gerichtshofes in Zivilsachen

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        Old Indian Legends

      Ginn and Company, 1901, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition, Signed by Author(s)inscribed on the half title page by the author thus : "Indian Legends are Wild Flowers from America's once Virgin Soil Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin)". there are no other inscriptions but the preliminary pages are marked, lightly creased and foxed. the red boards are worn and marked, and there are small tears in the cloth. the book is complete with all plates as called for. there are age related marks and a couple of small tears. the binding is strong. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Signed by Author(s). Inventory No: 36el.

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        Diccionario Razonado de Legislacion y Jurisprudencia [and] Supp.

      1901 - Eminent Nineteenth-Century Spanish Law Dictionary Escriche, Joaquin [1784-1847]. Diccionario Razonado de Legislacion y Jurisprudencia. Nueva Edicion en que van Corregidos Numerosos Yerros de las Anteriores; Aumentada con Multitud de Articulos Nuevos Sobre el Derecho Vigente en Espana y America. Lleva Ademas en un Supplemento el Codigo Comercio, La Ley de Enjuiciamiento en Materias y Causas de Comercio, La Nueva Ley de Enjuiciamiento Civil, Etc., Etc. Paris: Garnier Hermanos, [1901]. vii, 1787 pp. Main text in parallel columns. [With] Escriche, Joaquin. Pi y Arsuaga, Francisco, Editor. Novisima Edicion del Diccionario Razonado de Legislacion y Jurisprudencia. Acompanada de un Extenso Suplemento que Contiene mas de 700 Articulos con Notas y Referencias a las Principales Legislaciones Latino-Americanas y el Extracto de Diez y Seis de Sus Constituciones, Compilado, Concordado y Comentado por D. Francisco Pi y Arsuaga. Paris: Garnier Hermanos, 1901. viii, 500 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Uniform contemporary quarter calf over pebbled cloth, blind frames to boards, raised bands, gilt titles and gilt ornaments to spines, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities with minor wear, crack in text block between front free endpaper and title page. Toning and occasional light browning to text, early owner signature to front free endpaper of Diccionario, interior otherwise clean. * First published in 1831, this eminent dictionary went though several editions in the nineteenth century and reached its latest edition in 1998. Along with imprints issued in Madrid and Paris were several issued by Latin American publishers in Mexico City, Caracas, Valparaiso, Santiago and Bogata. It is a comprehensive work with lengthy descriptions. The Diccionario has an appendix that compares the Spanish constitutions of 1869 and 1876. As their titles indicate, our volumes have supplemental material about Latin America. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies identical to ours, one in North America (at the University of Michigan Law School). These editions not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Grant Richards, 1901.. Pale green vertically ribbed cloth, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Cloth a bit sunned and marked, spine slightly cocked, inner hinges cracking (but sound), bookplate. A good copy, in half morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition, in the primary binding. The edition consisted of 2000 copies, spread amongst several binding lots. An interesting copy: affixed to the half-title for "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" is one of Shaw's small lettercards, inscribed: "12th Feb. 1901. The part was written for Ellen Terry. G. Bernard Shaw." On the front endsheet appears a small ink date: "Jan. 16, 1901," and in the early same hand, on the verso of the same leaf as bears Shaw's card, appears the following: "Written by the author in Ellen Terry's copy of Three Plays for Puritans 'To Ellen Terry - my Lady Cicely. Who thought it would be all the same - (but it wasn't) if she played Volumnia instead.'" The bookplate is that of one "Lindsay Jardine." LAURENCE A46a.

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        The works of William Makepeace Thackeray. [Charterhouse edition : complete in 26 volumes]

      London, Smith, Elder; Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott, 1901, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formLimited edition of 1,000 copies - this is no. 731. Very good copies bound in green cloth. Title-printed spine labels, somewhat edge-worn. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 26 v. frontis., plates; 23 cm. Includes all original illustrations. Contents: v.1. Vanity Fair I --v.2. Vanity Fair II --v.3. Pendennis I --v.4. Pendennis II --v.5. The newcomes I --v.6. The newcomes II --v.7. Henry Esmond --v.8. The Virginians I --v.9 The Virginians II --v.10. Philip I --v.11. Philip II --v.12. Hoggarty Diamond --v.13. Christmas Books --v.14. Book of Snobs --v.15. Burlesques --v.16. Paris sketch book --v.17. Yellowplush papers --v.18. Irish sketch book --v.19. Barry Lyndon --v.20. Catherine --v.21. Ballads --v.22. Roundabout papers --v.23. Four Georges --v.24. Lovel the widower --v.25. Misc. essays --v.26. Contributions to Punch (not previously reprinted).

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      J. M. Dent & Co.. Very Good+; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced . by 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1901. Hardcover. Limited Chiswick Edition #798 of 1,000. Original green silk cloth covers with gilt stamped Arts & Crafts stylized decor on sunned spines have an ocassional minor blemish but overall covers range from very good+ to near fine. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Gilt top edges and untrimmed fore edges very good. Color frontispieces protected by tissue. Title pages in red & black ink. Pages are pristine and the books have never been cracked open. A lovely set. .

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      Moskva (Moscow), Izd. Skirmunta, 1901. - Folio. Contemporary quarter leather. 589 pp. Spine worn. Plates throughout. Lacks 5 leaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pages From The Journal Of A Queensland Squatter

      London, Hurst & Blackett, 1901. First edition, signed by the authorpp416, b/w plates & fold-out maps; 8vo, original cloth with gilt lettering. Spine slightly leaning, faint flecking, but a very good copy Signed `with the sincere good wishes of the author 1902'. Born in England into an aristocratic French family in 1836, de Satge arrived in Melbourne in 1853. Introductions to Governor La Trobe resulted in a clerkship in the Goldfields Commission, but he preferred the life of a pastoralist. He joined his brother on stations on the Darling Downs, acquiring considerable property and wealth. He represented various country electorates on the Queensland Legislative Assembly, as a delegate for the squatters, or `pure merinos'. ADB calls this book `valuable and racy reminiscences' Quantity Available: 1. Category: sw EXPLORATION AUSTRALIA BIOGRAPHY QUEENSLAND; Inventory No: 239655.

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        Wall Street Stories

      McClure, Phillips & Co, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: McClure, Phillips & and Company, 1901. First Edition, Third Printing. Lacking a dust jacket. In Very Good condition. Clean text. One page shows faint waviness at bottom corner. Previous owner name on three pages at prelims. Sound binding. Boards show light mottling and light soiling. Light wear at spine ends and corners. Side edge of page block shows faint insect damage. A nice early printing of the first edition.

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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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        Sammlung stereoskopischer Aufnahmen als Behelf für den theoretisch-praktischen Unterricht in der Geburtshilfe

      Seitz & Schauer, München 1901 - 28 stereoscopic b/w plates in black cloth slipcase. Includes a 4 page brochure with an index of the cards. Stamp of "Staatliche Sammlung ärtzlicher Lehrmittel - Berlin" on title page of booklet and on back of each card. Small sticker "Sammlg. ärtzl. Lehrm" on slipcase. The cards are on childbirth and were used in German medical schools. Text in German. In very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Paris Known and Unknown

      George Barrie & Son, Philadelphia 1901 - First edition. 9 Parts (of 10, lacking Part 8). Folios. Pictoral cloth portfolios with extensive and beautiful illustrations and plates. Some string ties broken or lacking, edges of a few leaves a little worn, else a nice, near fine incomplete set. Set number 170 of 1000 numbered sets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Hutchinson & Co,. 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-344 [345-348: ads dated "Autumn 1901"], inserted frontispiece,. original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold.. Light scattered foxing to paste-downs and edges of text block, free. endpapers age-darkened (a fault common to this book), a tight,. bright, very good copy. A nice copy of a scarce book rarely found in. decent condition. (#101962). First edition. "... an extraordinary novel of a man doomed to wander deathless through the ages, who several times meets the Wandering Jew, and in the end invents long-range guns with explosive shells in a 'world of if,' long before anybody else." - Sam Moskowitz, "George Griffith-Warrior of If" in George Locke (ed), The Raid of 'Le Vengeur' and Other Stories by George Griffith (1974), p. 44. "One of Griffith's rarest books..." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 97. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890- 1950, p. 53. Reginald 06366. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978).

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        Candle-Lightin' Time

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1901. First. First edition. Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. Decorative cloth and decorations by Margaret Armstrong. A trifle rubbed at the bottom of the boards, just about fine in an about very good example of the rare dustwrapper with shallow loss at the crown, and some slight loss at the top of the front flap fold. A very nice copy in a nice example of the fragile jacket that reproduces elements of the Margaret Armstrong binding design, one of only a few that we've seen. .

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        The New Natural History [Twelve Volumes]

      New York: Merrill & Baker [copyright date 1901], Deluxe edition. (Hardcover) Fine. 12 volumes Quarto in matching half red morocco and brick red cloth with gilt spine and gilt top edge with 72 colour lithograph plates (including frontispieces) and sixteen hundred illustrations in text from woodcuts. Occasional minor rubbing to extremities else a clean set in an attractive binding. N.B. Extra shipping required. Before placing your order please click the link Ask Bookseller A Question. We can then confirm availability and give you an accurate quote for postage, and also discuss any special requirements. Richard Lydekker (1849-1915) was an English naturalist and geologist,and served on the staff of the Geological Survey of India from 1874-82. Preface by Joel A. Allen..

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        Studien zur Kriegsgeschichte und Taktik. 5 in 10 Bänden. (5 Text- u. 5 Tafel/Atlas-Bände).

      Ernst Siegfried Mittler, Berlin 1901 - Bd. 1: Heeresbewegungen im Kriege 1870-1871. 1901. XII, 287. Mit 17 Karten separat im Tafelband ---- Bd:2: Das Abbrechen von Gefechten. 1903. X, 279 Seiten. Mit 25 Karten im separaten Tafelband --- Bd. 3: Der Schlachterfolg, mit welchen Mitteln wurde er erstrebt? 1903. X, 313 Seiten. 65 Skizzen im separaten Atlasband. --- Bd. 4: Die Festung in den Kriegen Napoleons und der Neuzeit. 1905. (VII), 335 Seiten. Mit 29 Skizzen im separaten Atlasband. ---- Bd. 5: Der 18. August 1870. 1906. XVI, 597 Seiten + Anlagen. Mit 41 Skizzen, 2 Karten u. einem Plan im separaten Tafelband. -------- Geringe Zeitspuren, Papier z.T. etwas stockfleckig. Sehr ordentlich erhalten. ---- Auf das Nachsatz aufgeklebt die Beschreibung des vorherigen Händlers mit kleinem Kaufvermerk des letzten Besitzers (1997) --- Mehrere Kilogramm schwer, erhöhte Versandksoten (Inland Euor 6,50) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Functionelle Nierendiagnostik, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Nierenchirurgie. Klinisch-Experimentelle Untersuchungen.

      - Berlin & Wien, Urban & schwarzenberg, 1901, 8°, (4), 155, (1) pp., 2Holuschnitte, orig. Leinenband; St.a.Tit. Erste Ausgabe! - "Mit Hilfe seines Instrumentenbauers Georg Hirschmann gelang es dem damals 35-jähriger Leopold Casper (1859-1959) durch einen gleitenden Schieber dem Katheter eine Krümmung zu geben, mit deren Hilfe das Einführen in den Harnleiter nun einfach und sicher wurde. - Leopold Casper ging nach dem Studium in Berlin für neun Monate nach London und Wien, um dort speziell urologische und chirurgische Vorlesungen zu hören.58 Nach seiner Rückkehr ließ er sich im Jahr 1885 in seiner Heimatstadt als Arzt nieder.59 Im Jahre 1900 eröffnete er zunächst eine Privatklinik und wurde im Jahre 1908 Belegarzt im Franziskus-Krankenhaus. Viele Ärzte wurden an seiner Klinik ausgebildet, auch Eugen Rehfisch (1862-1937), dessen Rolle bei der Entwicklung der Urodynamik in den letzten Jahren beleuchtet wurde. Der amerikanische Urologe Hugh H. Young kam für zwei Monate nach Berlin, um bei Casper das Zystoskopieren zu erlernen. Um den Harnleiterkatheterismus entbrannte am Ende des 19. Jahrhundert ein Prioritätenstreit zwischen Casper und Nitze, der in der medizinischen Literatur über längere Zeit präsent war. Gemeinsam mit dem Internisten Paul Friedrich Richter (1868-1935) verfasste er die "Funktionelle Nierendiagnostik". - *) Keller1954, p.41 Dazu folgende Bemerkung von Eugen Joseph: "erst durch die Konstruktion, welche Casper dem Instrument gab, indem er dem Ureterkatheter eine Biegung verschaffte, durch die er in den Harnleiter eindrang, wurde die Methodik des Ureterkatheterismus geschaffen." Joseph 1929 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signed Check

      Columbus, Ohio, 1901. unbound. 3 x 8.75 inches, Columbus, Ohio, September 10, 1901. This exceedingly rare document signed "Brice Custer" is a check drawn on the Columbus Savings Bank Co. in Columbus, Ohio -- a payment to the order of Brice Custer for the amount of $48.00, boldly signed on the back. History has shown that Brice took great pain in hiding his brother&#39;s secret, including hiding the facts from Elizabeth Custer, the General&#39;s wife and his greatest champion. After graduating from High School, Josiah moved to Oklahoma to live with his mother "Monahseetah," who had since married a white man named John Isaac. Recent historical information has surfaced indicating that Custer had married "Monahseetah" (Daughter of Chief Black Kettle) in a traditional Cheyenne marriage ceremony. Historian Gregory Michno, who was skeptical of the story, includes it in his LAKOTA NOON: The Indian Narrative of Custer&#39;s Defeat (1997), a Cheyenne account that insists not only upon the relationship between Custer and "Monahseetah" and upon the existence of a child, but also that both were present in the Indian village of Lakota&#39;s and Cheyenne that Custer fatally attacked at the Little Big Horn River in 1876. Michael A. Elliot examines the matter further in his acclaimed book "Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars," University of Chicago Press, 2008, confirming that Brice secretly raised General Custer&#39;s Indian child <a href="">, but adds: "Gail Kelly-Custer delivered a paper at the 2004 meeting of the Western Historical Association entitled &#39;General Custer&#39;s Secret Indian Family, or How I Discovered My Heritage.&#39;" Kelly-Custer presented evidence in the form of extensive research and documentation in support of her thesis, including an affidavit that Brice Custer had raised Yellow Bird from infancy. Last there is a well-known interview, circa 1920s with "Brave Bear," a Cheyenne warrior who was present at Little Big Horn. He was asked: "Yellow Bird was fathered by the white soldier-chief?" "It is so," Brave Bear answered. "The soldier-chief who had yellow locks hanging to his shoulders, the one we called Long Hair." A true rarity by the one Custer brother that actually altered history, for over a century. Brothers Thomas and Boston Custer were killed at Little Big Horn along with the General. Very good condition. Older brother of George Armstrong Custer who, upon an arrangement with the General, agreed to raise his male Indian child "Yellow Bird" in Ohio in the event of his death. Brice did so, calling him Josiah Custer.

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        The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell

      Lansing, Michigan: Press of Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co.. (1901; actually 1904). Second edition, the first with five additional poems. Biographical sketch by Bishop B.W. Arnett. Octavo. 221, [1]pp., with two frontispiece portrait plates and index at the rear. Publisher&#39;s textured cloth boards with decorative design in gilt on the front board and spine. Darkening to the spine and board edges, front hinge is split, rear hinge partially split, else very good. Verse by a noted Ohio abolitionist, poet, and orator who was also a friend of John Brown&#39;s, not published in book form until the end of his life. This copy Inscribed by Wilmont A. Johnson, a prominent African-American publisher and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Freedmen&#39;s Progress Commission. Laid-in is a vitriolic 1904 letter regarding local church politics and addressed to a newspaper editor, most likely from the book&#39;s original owner. Scarce. OCLC locates only seven copies. .

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        Wappen- und Handbuch des in Schlesien (einschließlich der Oberlausitz) landeingesessenen Adels. Mit Zeichnungen von Prof. Ad. M. Hildebrandt.

      Görlitz, C. A. Starke, 1901-1904.. In-4; 6 Bll., 164 pp mit 1 Textabb., XIX, 126+2 Taf. in Farblithographie, 4 pp Namensregister; goldgepr. OLn. (angeschmutzt); einige wenige Seiten mit geringfügigen Randmängeln. - 2 Tafeln doppelt eingebunden.. Hinrichs 11, 793. - Breit angelegtes und aufwendig illustriertes Werk, verzeichnet neben den Wappen und Diplomdaten auch den Besitzstand der Adelsfamilien und den Zeitpunkt seiner Erwerbung. Ein Bildregister ermöglicht die Identifizierung unbekannter Wappen.

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        La Vigne et le vin

      Paris, Octave Doin, Libraire agricole 1901 - In-4° broché, couv. rempliée, EX. NON COUPE, 956 pp ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE CET OUVRAGE DE REFERENCE TRES RECHERCHE "Traité capital" (Oberlé-Fritsch 245) Ouvrage illustré de 357 figures dans le texte. Cet exemplaire ne comporte malheureusement pas l'atlas vinicole contenant les 16 planches en couleurs et les 19 cartes. Dos habilement restauré, couverture légèrement piquée, mais intérieur très frais. Rousseurs marginales insignifiantes

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("AugSg").

      [Stockholm, 21. Januar 1901].. ½ S. 8vo eh. Adresse.. An seinen Übersetzer Emil Schering (1873-1951): "Jag ber Er, ej definitivt taga nagra rum. Här är sa oroligt, att jag inte vet om jag kan resa [...]". - Emil Schering studierte in Göttingen, Königsberg und Berlin und war seit 1897 Redakteur, Übersetzer und Herausgeber der deutschen Gesamtausgabe von Strindbergs Werken.

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        The Lord of the Sea

      London: Grant Richards,, 1901. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine in black, decoration and titles to front board in red and black, top edge gilt. Small reference number to rear free endpaper in red pencil. Spine very faintly toned, fore edge of text and endpapers block lightly foxed. An excellent copy with contents bright and fresh. First edition, first impression, of a key Shiel mystery in which the world&#39;s seaways are ruled by an English farmer. This is the preferred issue with the initial blank extant. The Lord of the Sea was an immediate literary sensation, thanks to its "grandiose sweep of imagination, the vigour and inventiveness of [its] prose, and Shiel&#39;s surreal images of obsession, hysteria, and horror" (ODNB). An exceptional copy.

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      London: Grant Richards,. 1901. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-496 [note: first leaf is a blank],. original pictorial beige cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in black, t.e.g.. Private owner&#39;s penciled signature on front free endpaper. Cloth. lightly dust soiled, spine panel just a bit darkened, gold on top. edge a bit tarnished, a very good copy. Overall a nice copy of a book. seldom found in decent condition. (#130779). First edition, first printing, first issue. THE LORD OF THE SEA, published in May 1901, is one of Shiel&#39;s most important and popular works. "... with the aid of a cache of diamonds recovered from a meteorite [Richard Hogarth] finances the building of giant floating fortresses that give him command of the sea-lanes. He uses this advantage to blackmail the nations into peace and social progress ... THE LORD OF THE SEA is exceptional in offering an elaborate account of the reforms demanded by Hogarth." - Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 77-8. "A brilliantly, highly imaginative work, conveying conviction despite its belated adherence to an early aesthetic of melodrama." - Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 2026. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1003. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 691. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 27. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 196. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1028. Bleiler (1978), p. 179. Reginald 13027. Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), pp. 93-101.

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        Les vingt et un jours d'un neurasthénique.

      Charpentier 1901 - - Charpentier, Paris 1901, 12,5x19cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin rouge à coins, dos lisse, date en queue, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure de l'époque signée de Stroobants. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée de 2 pages de l'auteur à en-tête du journal l'Ordre pour lequel Octave Mirbeau était critique dramatique. Ex-dono à la plume sur une garde.Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A Yeoman's Letters

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd, 1901 - VG+. Decorative cream cloth, 186pp. Third edition. Illustrated by the author. Frontispiece signed by the author and inscribed "To Ernest Callard with the author's best wishes, Aug. 09". Some foxing and discolouration to first few pages. Description of daily life as a British soldier in the Boer War. Also included are (1) Six postcards postmarked between 22 December 1911 and 22 December 1914 from Percy T Ross to Ernest Callard, two of which show him in uniform; (2) A postcard from Percy T Ross on active service with the British Expeditionary Force, B Company, 23rd London Regiment, to Ernest Callard, dated 13 April 1915; (3) Four letters from Percy T Ross from 'somewhere in France' - two pages dated 30 March 1915, four pages dated 21 April 1915, two pages dated 2 May 1915, four pages dated 22 May 1915, all of which describe his experience in the trenches. One letter includes his authorisation for the publication of his letters home from the trenches to his family and friends, under the control/editorship of Ernest Callard; (4) Press cutting: 'ROSS: Killed in action, on the night of 25th/26th May, in France.'; (5) Reprinted from the Daily Express, dated 29 June 1915, a long article describing an action by the 23rd London Regiment: 'The Charge of the 23rd - Battersea men beat the Prussian Guard'. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        In Praise of Folly

      London Edward Arnold / Essex House Press 1901. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Light foxing to extremities of front cover Limited Edition [249/250] Illustrated vellum hardback leather cover 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 87pp. Full page plates and numerous decorations.

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        Jean-Charles Cazin

      Paris: Librairie de l&#39;Art Ancien et Moderne, 1901. broch. Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Con 62 illustrazioni in nero nel testo e 17 tavole fuori testo di cui 6 sono incisioni originali

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        The Works of George Eliot - [Complete in 10 Volumes]

      London ; Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1901, HardbackFinely and uniformly bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands; title etc blocked direct in gilt with uniform tooling to the spine compartments. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1 pages; At head of title and on spine: The works of George Eliot. Each volume has an independent, tissue-guarded monochrome frontispiece.

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        1. A History and Genealogy of the Habersham and Other Southern Families; 2. A History and Genealogy of the families of Bulloch and Stobo, and of Irvine of Cults; 3.The Cuthberts, Barons of Castle Hill and Their Descendants in South Carolina and Georgia; 4. A Biographical Sketch of Hon. Archibald Bulloch, President of Georgia, 1776-77. (Four Volume Set)

      Washington, DC; Columbia, SC: (J.G.B. Bulloch). (1901-1911). First. Four separately published works in printed wrappers, all first editions, housed together in a custom made slip case. The third volume is Inscribed by the author on the first blank leaf. Volume one: vi, 222 pp. (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan, 1901). Volume two: 95, vi pp. (Washington, DC: Press of Byron S. Adams, 1911). Volume three:100 pp. (Washington, DC: April, 1908). Volume four: 17 pp. (no imprint or date), the last leaf (p.17) laid-in as issued. Housed in a contemporary brown cloth slipcase with an inner wrap-around cloth chemise and red leather spine label. 25.5 cm. Near fine with a few small chips and rubbing to the slip case. .

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        UEBER DAS GESETZ DER ENRGIEVERTEILUNG IM NORMALSPECTRUM (Max Planck) and UEBER DIE ELEMENTARQUANTA DE MATERIE UND DER ELEKTRICITÄT (ELEKTRICITAT) (Max Planck). And FOLGERUNGEN AUS DEN CAPILLARITÄTSERSCHEINUNGEN (CAPILLARITATSERSCHEINUNGEN) (Albert Einstein) n Annalen der Physik, Band 4. Heft 3 (1901) pp. 553-563 and pp. 564-566 and pp. 513 - 523. [Einstein&#39;s First Published Paper - Weil 1]

      Leipzig:: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth,, 1901. Very Good++. Offered is a Very Good++ entire ex-library Volume 4 of Annalen der Physik 1901 bound in modern quarter leather and marbled boards, new endpapers. Library stamps (including "withdrawn" stamp on first title page) title page and cover of each bound-in wrapper, no other library markings. 8vo.

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        Chess Digest; Containing the Opening Moves of Over Fifteen thousand Games . 1850-1902

      Patterson & White Co, Philadelphia 1901 - 4 volumes: 472 pages with diagrams, tables and appendix; 446 pages with tables and diagrams; 518 pages with diagrams and tables; 693 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, tables, appendix and index. Quarto (11" x 7 3/4") issued in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt lettering to cover with pictorial chess board. (Betts: 49-51) First edition. Volume 1 published in 1901; volume 2 published in 1902; volume 3 published in 1903. There was a fourth volume published in 1905 which is not contained in this set. An encyclopaedia of opening practices in tabulated form. Volume one covers the Ruy Lopez, Three and Four Knights' Games, Giuoco Piano, Scotch Gambit, and Two Knights' Defence. Volume two covers Evans Gambit, Ponziani, Petroff's Defence, Philidor's Defence, and King's Gambits. Volume three covers Centre Gambit, Centre Counter Defence, French Defence, various queen's pawn openings and others. Volume 1 thru 3 include illustrative games. The variations themselves are often taken well into the middle-game, with the whole game shown in many instances. The sources of all games are given; also bibliographical references to the major publications so that the reader is able to pursue these to obtain commentaries on the games. Judgments on the positions reached in each variation are not given. Condition: Corners bumped, extremities rubbed. Dundee Chess Club Stamp on title, volume two and three front inner hinge beginning, slightly shaken, volume four front inner hinge cracked with first gathering detached, book plate on front paste down else a good to very good copy of a scare item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aline. Reine de Golconde. Illustré de quatorze compisitions de Léon Galand gravées à l?eau-forte par A. Delzers. Préface pas Camille Mauclair.

      Paris, A. Ferroud, 1901 - 4°, Deckelillust., 5 Bl., Titelblattillustr. , XVI (Text), 2 Bl., 42 (2) S., neben der Textabbildung (14 Orig.-Radierungen), jeweils 2 Druckvarianten - schwach, stärker - der Platten beigebunden (also nochmals 28 Orig.-Radierungen)., OBroschur, Am Rücken etwas wasserfleckig, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. No. 21 à 160 (Total 400 Exempl.) Exemplares sur papier du japon , ou grand véelin d?Arches. Mit beiliegendem Aquarell von Leon-Laurent Galand (1872-1960), franz. Maler und Illustrator. Die Abbildungen wurden von Galland komponiert und dann von A. Delzers gestochen. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE GOLLIWOGG&#39;S &#39;AUTO-GO-CART&#39;

      Published by Longmans, Green & Co., 1901. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Upton, Florence. Very good condition with no wrapper. Green cloth spine. pictorial front board. Oblong format. 8.5 x 11". Colour illustrations throughout. Boards a little worn at corners with slight discolouration to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Three small margin tears to centrefold. Contents very bright. [R]

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        Up From Slavery

      Doubleday 1901 - SIGNED FIRST EDITION of Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery. Published in New York by Doubleday, Page & Co. in 1901. Autobiography. SIGNED by the author - "Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee, Alabama, June9, 1900"- on a card attached to the front paste-down (signed and dated before this book was published). Born as a slave, Washington founded the Tuskegee Institute, becoming its first president. Book in very good plus condition, inside hinges show slight cracking. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tecumseh : A Drama, and Canadian Poems. Dreamland.[In Memory of Wm. A. Foster; Thomas D&#39;Arcy; Bardolph Redivivus; To Mount St. Patrick; Ponemah; The Iroquois at the Stake;Cabot; Kanata; Missipowistic; Legend of Chileeli; Germs; etc]

      Toronto : William Briggs, 1901., 1901. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 2nd edition ; 276 pp. ; OCLC: 41789200 ; blue cloth with designs and lettering in gold ; UN-SIGNED PRESENTATION on front ep from the author: "To L. H. Kirkby, with the compliments of the author" ; Kirkby was an native of England and the rector of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in Ontario and of All Saint&#39;s in Collingwood, as well as Christ&#39;s Church in Batteaux. He was ordained in 1876 in Toronto. All Saint&#39;s turned against him in 1898 after 21 years of service, and greatly reduced his stipend from $900 per annum to $1; he sued and won. ; Mair, the member of the Canada First Movement, opposed the Provincial Government of Louis Riel&#39;s Red River Rebellion of 1869-70, and the North-West Rebellion of 1885, he was taken prisoner, escaped, and subsequently raised the force that eventually took Riel down ; "The first edition of &#39;Tecumseh&#39;, published in Toronto in 1886, had a quick sale, but, not being stereotyped, ran out of print, and a reissue is now called for. The author has often been asked to republish his youthful venture, entitled &#39;Dreamland and other poems&#39;, only a limited number of copies of which saw the light. Whilst the edition was passing through the binder&#39;s hands in Ottawa, and the author himself in the then wilderness of Prince Rupert&#39;s Land, the greater part of it was burnt in the Desbrats fire of 1869. In the following pages (Part II) the major portion of that unfortunate volume is included, with such revision as seemed desirable." --preface ; an important work of Canadian literature ; only 5 copies held: at Princeton, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Public, University of Western Ontario and the University of New Brunswick St. John ; rare ; near FINE.

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        Archive of Reminiscences of the Civil War in the West and later life in Oregon and Washington State (21 Letters and 2 Manuscripts)

      Reminiscences of Greene as recorded in a group of 21 letters, dated 1901 and between 1916-1917 to an old friend, Judge Leander Stillwell of Erie, Kansas; accompanied by two manuscripts by Greene and his calling card as a political candidate in Portland, Oregon, and other places. Various sizes. The 21 letters comprise 75 pages, both typed and holograph, approximately 15,000 words. The two manuscripts, one a typescript, the other in holograph, are 17 pages each comprising approximately 4000 words; the calling card, which measures 2.5" x 4", presents Greene as a candidate for the 1916 Republican nomination for a state assembly seat in Stevenson, Washington - he lost by 24 votes.A rich collection of letters and manuscripts, offering detailed accounts of personal experience in the Civil War in the West, displaying a literary bent. Some pages frayed around the edges, other modest wear and soiling, but overall very good or better. Albert R. Greene (1842-1918) was a soldier with the 9th Kansas Cavalry during the Civil War, afterwards he worked as journalist, lecturer, Kansas State Senator, Inspector with the Department of the Interior&#39;s General Land Office, and Chief of the Division of Forestry in Washington, D.C. In later life he moved west, living in Stevenson, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, from where most of these letters were written.Several of the letters recount detailed specifics from his Civil War service, including details of battles at Pittsburg Landing (Shiloh) in Tennessee,and of battles at Prairie Grove, Little Rock, and at DuVall&#39;s Bluff in Arkansas, including details from notes that he kept during the war. One letter recounts his witnessing of the execution of a deserter from the 22nd Ohio at DuVall&#39;s Bluff; he describes crossing a newly built pontoon bridge south of town, and of skirmishing all day on September 8, 1864; capturing rebel prisoners, and being fired upon from the canebrakes as his company floated down river. At Prairie Grove, he reports that the Union forces under Blunt lit hundreds of campfires in the evening to make the Rebels think many reinforcements had arrived, but then withdrew from the hills just as the Confederates under Hinman were muffling their wagon wheels with blankets while withdrawing the other way.Green returned to Pittsburg Landing in later years and spoke with a descendant of the family in whose house General Grant was quartered during the battle. She was a young girl at the time and recounted how calmly Grant ate his breakfast to the sound of cannon fire before riding off to join his troops. In another letter, Green asks for information on the killing of Confederate recruiting officers by a band of Osage Indians south of Cherryvale, Kansas.The correspondence is full of literary discussions mentioning Greene&#39;s attempts to get his stories and historical essays published, his testimony in land fraud cases, a story he was writing regarding the opening of Kiowa-Comanche lands to settlement in 1901, and reports on lumber production in the Western states spurred by the requirements of the Allies in World War I. He also describes the mustering of some 60,000 troops under the command of Maj. General Henry Augustus Greene in 1917 and comments on how much better fed and provisioned the troops were then than during his Civil War days, remembering the test for beef in the summer of 1864: "throw it against the side of an army wagon; if it stuck it was for us; if it rolled off on the ground, it was for the officers!"The two manuscripts offer samples of Greene&#39;s skills: one is a short history of the rise and fall of Lecompton, the territorial capital of Kansas in the pre-Civil War era and a victim of the conflicts between free-staters and pro-slavery advocates in "Bleeding Kansas"; the other is a memoir of a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars who worked on his father&#39;s farm in Illinois. [See Dornbusch Kansas 34 ("Campaigning in the Army of the Frontier"), 35 ("On the battle of Wilson Creek"), and 36 ("What I saw of the Quantrill raid") for three published works on the Civil War written by Greene].The recipient of the material, Judge Stillwell (1843-1934), was also a veteran of the Civil War, fighting in an Illinois regiment and recording his experiences in his memoir, The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 (Erie, Kansas, 1920). Stillwell moved to Kansas following the war and had an active legal practice there until retirement. .

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        Striking unsigned Cabinet Photograph Karl Fisher of St Petersburg, showing him (Feodor, 1873-1938, Russian Singer, one of the Greatest Bass Singers of all time)]

      1901 - in costume as Mefistofele with pointed embroidered slippers and hood awry, seated on rocks in suppressed anger, inscribed on the verso in Russian "to my dear Liz, an example of a great triumph of human genius; may it serve her for a guide in her future life", Moscow, 14th October In this photo Chaliapin is portrayed as Mefistofele in the Boito's opera of the same title. His début in this role took place earlier that year at the La Scala (March 16 1901).

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        Candle-Lightin&#39; Time

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1901. First. First edition. Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. Decorative cloth and decorations by Margaret Armstrong. A trifle rubbed at the bottom of the boards, just about fine in an about very good example of the rare dustwrapper with shallow loss at the crown, and some slight loss at the top of the front flap fold. A very nice copy in a nice example of the fragile jacket that reproduces elements of the Margaret Armstrong binding design, one of only a few that we&#39;ve seen. .

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