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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis, Sixti V Pont Max jussu recognita et Clementis VIII auctoritate edita. Ab artificirus Hisce Temporibus Vigentibus Ornata.

      Amsterdam, Societatis Anonymae quae dictur Biblia Illustrata 1901. 3 volumes, 858 (17, 8) p. Folio (H. 52,5 x B. 41 x D. 5 cm. Printed in black and gold, in Linen Jugendstil binding with 100 beautiful pagefilling illustrations after Walter Crane, illustrated with helio engravings of Walter Crane, James Tissot, Giovanni Segantini, Repin, Dicksee, a.o. Copyright Lucien Layus 1899, Engraved and Printed in Paris by Lemercier and Co. Spines repaires, bookblocks and plates are fine. Not in NCC.).

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        Lettre Autographe Signée de Paul Dukas à Melle M.L. Pereyra.

      * 1901 - Lettre Autographe Signée de Paul Dukas (1865-1935) à Melle M.L. Pereyra. Connu pour son poème symphonique L'apprenti sorcier, il fut l'ami de Claude Debussy. Dimanche (9 juin 1901) "J'ignore encore quel est l'objet précis de votre demande et si vous désirez connaître la méthode de Reimann seulement en ce qui concerne l'harmonie, ou la fugue, ou bien si vous voulez en prendre une connaissance générale, car Reimann a traité à peu près toutes les matières possibles en fait d'enseignement.(.) Mes conditions habituelles sont de 20 fr par leçon, mais son temps est mesuré". LAS 1 page et demie pliée avec son enveloppe timbrée. Format plié in-8°(18x12). Trace de pliure avec une petite coupure. Très bon état. Dédicacé par l'auteur

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        ALBUM CALIGRAFICO UNIVERSAL. Colección de muestras y ejemplos de caracteres de escritura europeos y orientales. Decorado con orlas dib. a pluma por Nicanor Vázquez.

      J.Romá, Barcelona 1901 - Folio ancho, 63p, port, 10 láms. (española), 9 láms. (inglesa), 2 láms. (italiana), 6 láms. (americana), 4 láms. (francesa), 4 láms. (redondilla), 6 láms. (gótica) y otras 22 láms. de otros países (1 despl.). Ex-libris. Tela. 1901

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        An English miscellany presented to Dr. Furnivall in honour of his seventy- fifth birthday.

      Clarendon Press, Oxford 1901 - "First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, [2], 500; gravure frontispiece portrait and 10 plates (1 folding and 6 double-p.); original red cloth, spine quite faded, else good and sound. Laid in is a 2-p. A.L.s. from Furnivall (previous folds, some foxing) written on the back of a corrected proof sheet (probably by Furnivall and probably from the Early English Text Society), to "Miss Ward," and dated "3.2.1900 (Brit. Mus)": "Last Sunday I asked some of you girls whether 25 of your Singing Club and others wd. come to our Girls' Sculling Club on Saty, 13 Oct. from 2.30 to 3 & then to scull up to Kew, scull in the Gardens, scull down to the Club, and then to tea & some singing & a little Dancing The Club is on the bank of the river, next to Jack Biffin's boathouse. Also laid in is a 4- p. offprint (also with previous folds and a bit foxed) from the Westminster Gazette entitled The Furnivall Sculling Club Unwritten Chapters from "Nowhere," by Mrs. Frances Campbell who describes a day spent with Furnivall and his crew, and concludes, "There was dancing after the music and reading, and then came the saying of good-night, and I, among others, turned homewards. The river came under Hammersmith Bridge like a torrent of black glass. The only substantial thing in the dusk was the Doctor walking beside me, and the tall young Stroke. It is a very beautiful chapter, that is lived in Nowhere, by the great Doctor Furnivall, with his working girls and men." Also laid in: Dr. Furnivall Memorial, 4to, 3pp. on integral leaves, previous folds, regarding the raising of money "to commemorate the late Dr. Furnivall's great services to literature and to social progress." On the Committee for the Memorial were Thomas Hardy, G. Bernard Shaw, and Anthony Hope Hopkins, who was Treasurer. Furnivall was the founder and "moving spirit" behind The Early English Text Society. The Ballad Society, the Chaucer, the Wyclif, the Shakespeare, the Shelley and the Browning Societies were "but some of his tireless activities." He also established a rowing society and "put thousands on the river who were never there before, and among these as the crowning touch of his energy and good intent, an eight sculled by shop girls." This lot is also accompanied by William Benzie's biography of Furnivall: Dr. F. J. Furnivall, A Victorian Scholar Adventurer, Norman, OK, 1983." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Science Contributions. Bulletin No. 4, 1901. Some Cercosporae of Macon County, Ala

      Tuskegee, Ala.: Tuskegee Institute Steam Press. 1901. First. Revised and reprinted from the Report of the Iowa Academy of Science 1899. Small octavo. 8pp. Stapled and printed gray wrappers. Very slight wear, about fine. .

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        THE GOLLIWOGG'S 'AUTO-GO-CART'

      Longmans, Green & Co. 1901 - 1st 1901. 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] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-65, Written by Members of the Respective Commands [Five Volumes]

      Goldsboro, NC: Published by the State [Nash Brothers, Book and Job Printers]. , 1901. First.. Hardbound. volumes one and two are rebound in a suitable gray cloth and are stamped in gilt on the spines -- each are a little dampstained throughout and are slightly rippled but are clear and bright and easy to read [the frontispiece in the first volume is split several inches at the top]. volumes three, four, and five are in the original gray cloth with gilt, blue, and white, and red stamped covers and gilt stamped spines. in all very good set. In the front of the first volume is tipped an interesting letter from M. O. Sherrill, dated in 1903, to an Albert Kern. Kern's name is on the back of the frontispiece [also above is tipped on a small card with details about Sherrill]. A nice copy of one of the more important regimental histories. . vol 1: xiv + 783 pp; vol 2: 807 pp; vol 3: 761 pp; vol 4 iv+ 772 pp; vol 5: xxvi + 859 pp. the set contains a number photographic plates and maps.

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        THE GOLLIWOGG'S AUTO-GO-CART

      Longmans, Green & Co., London 1901 - Copyright 1901 to the base of the title page, pp. 66 [ii], 31 fine colour lithographic illustration throughout. All pages present and generally very good. Original pictorial covers with green cloth spine. Spine very good with no fraying. Boards with a little general wear. Contents tight and complete, original swan patterned end papers, slightly creased endpapers over the internal hinge, no tears, no scribblings or other marking. A very good first edition copy. Size: 4to Landscape [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Golliwogg's 'Auto-Go-Cart'

      Longmans Green and Co, London 1901 - 66pp. 30 full-page colour illustrations [1 double page]. In the name of political correctness, Upton's wonderful golliwog - heroic, gentle, gallant and resourceful - has been lumped together with stereotypes and condemned out of hand. In fact, when picture books were filled with images of white-skinned, golden-haired, blue-eyed children, Upton was the first to use an Afro-Caribbean character as the main protagonist. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight edge-rubbing. Slight loosening. No inscriptions or marks Hardback: Illustrated board cover with green cloth spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leyendas de D. José Zorrilla

      - Literatura. (82) Suc. de Rivadeneyra. Madrid. 1901 Fol. (41 cm). 2 v, 86 h. de lám. Encuadernación en plena piel. Pasta española. Zorrilla, José 1817-1893. Con un prólogo de D. Jacinto Octavio Picón. Mélida y Alinari, José Ramón. 1856-1933. Picón, Jacinto Octavio. 1852-1923. Un grabado del autor por Bartolome Maura. MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR. GA14 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Spectator

      J. B. Millet Company, London 1901 - Eight volumes, complete. Includes Appendices (3), Corrigenda, and General Index to the volumes Octavo. bound in three-quarter green morocco over marbled boards, decorated with delicate flowers on spines a and covers, lettered in gilt, spines with raised bands and extra gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With forty original portraits and eight sketches by Railton; some plates in colour. No. 88 of 200 numbered sets. The Spectator was a literary magazine of some note in 16th century London and England, founded by Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison. It succeeded "The Tatler" which Steele had begun in 1709. "The Spectator" set out to inform its readers as well as impart and instruct in morality and aesthetics. It's motto was "Enliven With with Morality and to temper Wit with Morality". It used a unique method of presenting the stories, through a "Spectator Club" with imaginary members. Those members, who included representatives of commerce, the army, the town extolled the author's own ideas about society.Addison and Steele met at Charterhouse [school] and formed a lifelong friendship. Steele was the son of a solicitor in Dublin, born in March 1672 and Addison's father was the Dean of Lichfield, born almost two months earlier. Steele's father died when he was about five and through his guardian, Henry Gascoigne, he was sent to Charterhouse. Steele was welcomed in Addison's home and felt like one of the family. Both went to Oxford although Addison was the only one who took a degree; they went their different ways for several years and then found themselves both in London in 1704.Despite a modest daily circulation of approximately 3,000 copies, The Spectator was widely read; Joseph Addison estimated that each number was read by 60,000 Londoners, about a tenth of the capital's population at the time. Contemporary historians and literary scholars, meanwhile, do not consider this to be an unreasonable claim; most readers were not themselves subscribers but patrons of one of the subscribing coffeehouses. These readers came from many stations in society, but the paper catered principally to the interests of England's emerging middle classÑmerchants and traders large and small. -from WikipediaVolume I of the set begins with "The Spectator. No. 1, Thursday, March 1, 1711" and ends with "No. 635, Monday, Dec. 20, 1714" in volume VIII. Spines faded to brown, slight rubbing to extremities, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        If I Were King

      New York: R.H. Russell. 1901. First. First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper. A romantic novelization of the Irish author's hit play about the vagabond poet Francois Villon. Basis for five films, most recently in 1956 as The Vagabond King directed by Michael Curtiz and featuring Kathryn Grayson, Oreste Kirkop, Rita Moreno, and Cedric Hardwicke; prior to that with the same title in 1930 with a script by Herman J. Mankiewicz and featuring Dennis King and Jeanette MacDonald, but perhaps most memorably with its original title in 1938, directed by Frank Lloyd with a Preston Sturges script, and featuring Ronald Colman and Basil Rathbone. Exceptionally uncommon in jacket. .

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        The Writings and Speeches of The Right Honourable Edmund Burke: [In Twelve Volumes]

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1901. Beaconsfield edition limited to one thousand numbered sets, this being number 281. Twelve volume set complete. Octavos. Brown cloth, author's name gilt-stamped on front boards, top edges gilt, printed paper labels laid on spines. Some volumes have pen notations on endpapers, pen underlining on some pages, extremities modestly worn, labels a bit chipped (not affecting titles), still a very good set. "A vindication of natural society on the sublime and beautiful present state of the nation, etc." A beautiful set. .

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        THE COLOSSUS OF RHODES.

      April 20, 1901., Cambridge, MA: - Approx. 26 x 21 inches. An original juvenile (done when cummings was just 7) collage of a large cut-out figure standing on top of a pen and ink drawing of a boat, the title is in ink as are several figures (a camel (?) and some mountains. Professionally matted and framed behind glass. Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), popularly known as e.e. cummings was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays and several essays, as well as numerous drawings and paintings. He is remembered as a preeminent voice of 20th century poetry.

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        THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON

      Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company,. [1901]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-312, twelve inserted plates with illustrations by E. Hering,. title page printed in black and red, original pictorial cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind.. Hint of rubbing to corner tips, touch of age-darkening to edges of. text block, but a fine copy with brilliant cover stamping. This book. is seldom seen in better condition. (#75332). First edition, first binding with "Bowen / Merrill" at base of spine panel, variant with moon gold stamped and author and title blind stamped on front panel. Preceded the British edition by approximately one month. The two editions have minor textual differences. "... a gripping adventure story as well as a historic milestone in modern science fiction." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 782-86. "The last and most complex [of Wells's early scientific romances] is THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON. The two first men, Bedford and Cavor are well-contrasted, the civilization of the Selenites is excellent both as horror and satire; and the novel abounds with wonderful passages of unforced description at which Wells is unrivaled ... This lovely book also contains much of Wells's delightful humor; it has kept the joints of his discourse oiled to this day. After THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON, Wells's science fiction novels are never quite the same." - Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, p. 28. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-166; (1981) 1-175; (1987) 1-98; (1995) 1-98; and (2004) II- 1225. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2335. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 795. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 206. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 226. Locke, Voyages in Space 208. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1177. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 123-24. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15026. Currey, p. 518 (binding A).

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        The Golliwog's Auto-Go-Cart

      Longman's Green and Co 1901 - 66pp. Pictorial cloth-backed boards lightly soiled and worn at the corners and spine. Front hinge slightly split internally otherwise contents fine. Beautifully illustrated by Florence Upton and verses by her mother Bertha. Decorated eps. Clean and bright. a lovely copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Typed letter (carbon copy) signed ("Herzl").

      Vienna, 18. IV. 1901. - 4to. 1 p. To one "dear comrade" in matters of a Committee for Colonization: "Nach dem Beschlusse des (IV) Londoner Congresses vom 16. August 1900 gehören Sie und die Herren [followed by 11 names] dem Colonisationsausschusse an, dessen Thätigkeit unabhängig von den Arbeiten des Actionskomités gedacht war. Dementsprechend wurde Ihrem Ausschusse vollste Actionsfreiheit gelassen, und nur die bald zu erwartende Tagung des Congresses zwingt uns, Sie um nähere Auskunft über Ihre Arbeit zu bitten [.]". - Slight paper defects, otherwise in fine condition; co-signed by an unidentified secretary. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        TIPS. By the author of "The Salmon Fly," Geo. M. Kelson.

      Published by the author. London. - 1901 1st edition. 4to (190 x 250mm). Ppxiv,168 + 11pp ads. B/w illustrations. Maroon pictorial cloth gilt with bevelled edges. Pages are quite browned but a very good clean copy. * "George Kelson's Tips was published in 1901 by the author and includes pages of the marvellous contemporary advertisements by which Kelson financed his printing. Anyone interested in the great era of the late 19th century salmon fishing will find this book a must. His comments on the latest tackle and flies are fascinating, all couched in characteristic High Victorian prose. The book gives hints on the rod to select, the fly to use, methods of casting, wading and knots, and general riverside tips. He finishes the book with a few pages of reviews of his book The Salmon Fly." (Flyfisher's Classic Library). * This copy has advertisements for Kelson's 'The Salmon Fly' tipped in at pages 14 and 158. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tips by the Author of ' The Salmon Fly '

      Published by the Author, London 1901 - Hardback 4to. 185mm x 250mm tall (7.25" x 10" approx.). Pp (xii), 168, with 25 illustrations + 11pp adverts [with other, illustrated, adverts here and there in the text] +, tipped-in, an advert for Kelson's 'The Salmon Fly' printed on pink paper. Rubs to edges and corners and prelims browned as usual, otherwise very good, in the original pictorial-gilt, maroon cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ricordi Canavesani. Luigi Palma di Cesnola, a Rivarolo Canavese e a Cesnola

      New York: [No publisher]. 1901. First. First edition. Large, thin octavo. 66pp. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated. Text in Italian. Red cloth decorated in gilt. Corners a little bumped, else near fine. A biography of di Cesnola, an Italian who immigrated to New York in 1860, founded a school for military officers, and soon found himself a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He won the Medal of Honor at the Battle of Aldie. An amateur archeologist, he later became the Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This copy Inscribed by di Cesnola to Thomas Nast: "To my friend Mr. Thomas Nast the greatest cartoonist of America. L. Palma di Cesnola. January 1st, 1902." Nast died later that year, di Cesnola in 1904. OCLC locates three copies (Brown, Harvard, NYPL). .

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        Studien über die Narkose zugleich ein Beitrag zur allgemeinen Pharmakologie.

      Jena Gustav Fischer 1901 - V, 195 S. HLn. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. - Selten. - Meilenstein der modernen Anästhesie! - Garrison & Morton 5688:" Charles Ernst Overton (1865-1933) developed the lipid theory of narcosis". - "Ab 1884 studierte er an der Universität Zürich. 1889 promovierte er mit der Dissertation 'Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Gattung Volvox'. 1890 habilitierte er sich und wurde Privatdozent für Biologie. 1901 wurde er ausserordentlicher Professor an der Würzburg. 1907 wurde er als Ordinarius für Pharmakologie an die Universität Lund berufen. Dort war er bis zu seiner Emeritierung 1930 tätig. Overton beschäftigte sich wissenschaftlich mit der Permeabilität von Zellmembranen Nach Untersuchungen mit Anästhetika an Kaulquappen beobachtete er einen Zusammenhang zwischen der Fettlöslichkeit der Substanzen in Olivenöl und ihrer narkotischen Wirksamkeit. Diese Theorie wurde später als Meyer-Overton-Korrelation bekannt, nachdem Hans Meyer aus Marburg unabhängig ähnliche Beobachtungen veröffentlicht hatte" (vgl. Wikipedia). - Vgl. ferner: L.Brandt, Ill. Gesch. Anästhesie, S.103 ff.- Gutes Bibl. - Ex., gelöschter Stempel auf Titelblatt, Bibl. - Signet auf Rücken, Rückengelenke leicht aufgeplatzt.

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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'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'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'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'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'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's farm in Illinois. [See *Dornbusch Kansas* 34 ("Campaigning in the Army of the Frontier"), 35 ("On the battle of Wilson Creek"), and 36

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        THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON

      London: George Newnes, Limited,. 1901. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] [1] 2-342 [343-344: blank] [note: final leaf is a blank], twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Claude Shepperson,. original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, black coated endpapers.. Top edge of text block a bit dusty, a fine, bright copy. Enclosed in. fleece-lined cloth folder and quarter red morocco slipcase. A. stunning copy. (#60447). First British edition, first binding. The U.S. Bowen-Merrill edition preceded the British edition by approximately one month. The two editions have minor textual differences. "... a gripping adventure story as well as a historic milestone in modern science fiction." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 782-86. "The last and most complex [of Wells's early scientific romances] is THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON. The two first men, Bedford and Cavor are well- contrasted, the civilization of the Selenites is excellent both as horror and satire; and the novel abounds with wonderful passages of unforced description at which Wells is unrivaled... This lovely book also contains much of Wells's delightful humor; it has kept the joints of his discourse oiled to this day. After THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON, Wells's science fiction novels are never quite the same." - Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, p. 28. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-166; (1981) 1-175; (1987) 1-98; (1995) 1-98; and (2004) II- 1225. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2335. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 795. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 206. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 226. Locke, Voyages in Space 208. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1177. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 123-24. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15026. Currey, p. 518 (binding A). Hammond B7. Wells 18. Wells Society 18.

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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'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'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'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's original owner. Scarce. OCLC locates only seven copies. .

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        Quality Street A Comedy in Four Acts

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1901 - [vii] 198pp. Original vellum w gilt decoration and titles. Lacking ties. No 321 in LIMITED EDITION OF 1,000, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST with 22 colour plates tipped-in each with a printed tissue guard. Also original invitation to the exhibition of the original water-colours at The Leicester Galleries, London. Attractjve book-plate to fep. TEG. Clean and tight, a lovely copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sladek, oder, Die schwarze Armee First edition. Signed

      Berlin : VolsbuIhnen-Verlags- u. Vertribes G.m.b.H.. PAPERBACK. Wrapper. * 102 p. ; 21 cm. First edition. Spine label near perished, some light soil to front cover, few small chips to edges. A very good copy of a rare book. This copy remarkable as the author has inscribed it and signed "Odon". A few lines have been inked out in the text. Odon von Horvath 1901-1938. Born in Austria-Hungary died in Paris. Considered one of the most important German Language playwrights and authors of the 20th Century. His early works, signed books or autograph material, are rare, and seldom come to the market. Horvath's work was banned in Germany during the 30s and 40s, but a revival of interest in his work in the 1960s influenced younger German dramatists such as Franz Xaver Kroetz, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, and Botho Strauss. The only other inscribed presentation copy signed by Odon von Horvath we've had in the last 10 years we sold to an institution in Germany some years back. Horvath's early publications are RARE. Inscribed presentation copies from this period Rare Indeed. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1928.

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        Münchener Kalender. Konvolut von von 13 Ausgaben aus dem Zeitraum 1901-1918.,

      München, Regensburg: Verlagsanstalt vormals G. J. Manz, 1901-1918. - 1901-1903, 1905-1907, 1909, 1911-1913, 1915, 1916, 1918. Sehr unterschiedliche Erhaltung. Bis 1907 Einbände berieben und bestossen, papierbedingt gebräunt. Die anderen teils sehr gut. - Otto Hupp war Heraldiker, Schriftgrafiker, Kunstmaler und Ziseleur. Einer seiner wichtigsten Wappenentwürfe war das bayerische Staatswappen von 1923 - allerdings wurde es nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg durch eine modernisierte Version ersetzt. Auch andere Landeswappen stammen von seiner Hand z.B. Oberschlesien. Eine weitere heraldische Publikation Otto Hupps waren die Münchner Kalender, von denen 51 Ausgaben in den Jahren 1885-1936 (mit Ausnahme von 1933) erschienen. Die Kalender der Jahre 1885 bis 1894 zeigten Monatswappen mit den Tierkreiszeichen. Ab 1895 konnte sich Otto Hupp mit seiner Idee durchsetzen, anstatt der "abgenutzten Monatszeichen" Wappen der deutschen Fürstenhäuser und in der Folge alljährlich ein doppelblattgroßes Wappen eines deutschen Staates und anschließend jeweils zwölf Wappen großer Adelsgeschlechter zu bringen. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 Mit zahlr. farb. Abb. Originalbroschur. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Zaungäste" originales Gemälde Öl auf Holzplatte ca. 39,5x60,5cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1925

      . [Maße im aufwendig gearbeiteten und blattvergoldeten Holzrahmen (52x73cm) der renommierten Münchner Fachwerkstatt Petzenhammer.] Der Maler, Sohn eines Färbermeisters, erhielt seine künstlerische Ausbildung seit 1901 an der Berliner Kunstakademie. Anschließend studierte Bergmann an der Münchner Akademie bei Ludwig v.Herterich und seit 1905 in der Tiermalklasse Heinrich v. Zügels, der seit 1895 an dem Institut lehrte. 1907 wurde Bergmann Meisterschüler Zügels und hielt sich mit ihm in den Sommermonaten in dem Fischerdorf Wörth am Rhein auf, wo Zügel eine bedeutende Malschule betrieb. Von 1909 bis 1910 rundete Bergmann in Paris seine Studien ab und unternahm weitere Reisen nach Nordafrika, Dänemark, Norwegen, Ungarn und Österreich. 1912 nahm er seinen festen Wohnsitz in Haimhausen bei Dachau. 1925 eröffnete Bergmann selbst eine private, staatlich anerkannte Malschule bei Dachau, die er seit 1926 in einem neu erbauten Atelierhaus abhielt. Max Bermann ist in erster Linie Tiermaler (Kühe, Ochsen), er war aber auch ein bedeutender Porträtist, Blumen- und Stillebenmaler. Auch mit religiöser Thematik befaßte er sich, so gibt es Darstellungen des Gekreuzigten von seiner Hand. Bergmann bevorzugte einen hellen, leuchtenden Kolorismus und einen pastosen und breitpinseligen Farbauftrag sowie die offene malerische Form. Wie auch bei seinem Lehrer Zügel kommen in seinen Gemälden die Tiere oft aus der Bildtiefe direkt auf den Betrachter zu. Der Maler gehört zu den deutschen Impressionisten der späten Phase..

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        The Stage Coach

      n.p., 1901. 13 1/2 x 20 1/2". watercolor and ink over pencil, signed "Cecil Aldin 1901". Exhibited : The Kensington Fine Art Society, South Kensington (stamp verso) . Cecil Aldin (1870-1935) remains one of the most talented and popular depictors of English life; his prints and paintings of sporting scenes, dogs, and old buildings, and his regular appearance in books and magazines brought him worldwide fame, and his work is widely sought after. He had an especial interest in English coaching inns (the subject of several of his books) and this scene is one of his finest renditions of this subject

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        Lieutenant Gustl. Novelle

      Bln., S. Fischer 1901.. 8°. 80 S. Mit 19 Illustr. nach Zeichnungen v. M[oritz] Coschell. OLn. Mit Einbandillustr. Exlibris am Innnendeckel. EA. W.-G.² 11; Allen B18.2 - Hauptwerk der modernen Literatur, in dem erstmals die Technik des "inneren Monologs" angewandt wurde.

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        The Discovery of the Solomon Islands by Alvaro de Mendaña in 1568

      London: Hakluyt Society, 1901. Two volumes, octavo, photographic plates, four maps (two folding) in a pocket; some pages loosening; original blue cloth, rubbed, spines sunned and darkened but a reasonable copy. Translated from the original Spanish manuscripts, comprising six separate accounts of the journey, this is the standard scholarly edition of the narrative of the voyage of Mendaña and his associates aboard the {i Capitana} and the {i Almiranta}, in search of habitable lands off the coast of Peru, and their subsequent discovery of the Solomon Islands. This translation took thirty years to complete before being published by the Hakluyt Society, due to careful cross-referencing of material that was continually coming to light during the process.

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        THE OVERLAND STAGE TO CALIFORNIA

      Topeka: Published by the Authors, 1901., 1901. First edition. Thick 8vo. Original light brown pictorial cloth, xvii [1], 630 pp., frontis., preface, acknowledgments, illustrated. plates, portraits, folding map. Preface by William Elsey Connelley. Adams Six Guns #1897: "Very rare and is considered the standard history of the early stage lines. "The map depicts the lines of the Great Overland Stage Route, the Santa Fe Trail, Butterfield Overland and Dispatch, Mormon Route of 1847, etc. Root was a messenger in charge of Express, and an Agent of the Post Office Department on the Great Stage Line across the plains to California. Signed by Connelly as "Author's Copy, William E. Connelly, 816 Lincoln St., Topeka, Kansas." On front pastedown sheet is Connelly's bookplate that is also signed by him. Flake 7417 says, "Several references to Mormons and the Utah Expedition." In a separate letter written earlier by Root he discusses his book and states in part: "For nearly seventy years I re-sided in Kansas and the Rocky Mountains. I crossed the Great Plains 32 times back and forth in the early 60's before Kansas or Nebraska had a railroad in operation." He further states "The name of W. E. Connelley appears with mine as one of the authors, but Mr. C. never wrote a page or a paragraph or sentence of the text. I gave him a third interest in the book for assisting in arranging the matter and help finding a publishing house to print it." In Connelly's hand are the inked words on the front cover, "Author's Copy," else a near fine, bright, tight copy of an important book. COWAN p.541. HOWES R434. SIX GUNS 1897. EBERSTADT MODERNOVERLANDS 414. STREETER SALE 3117. FLAKE 7417.

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        THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

      Small, Maynard & Co. Boston 1901. [2nd printing] 1901. Original yellow and orange decorated boards lettered in black on front and spine; small octavo; 55pps. Heavy wear to edges, corners and spine; nearly half of underlying spine cloth is exposed due to loss; magazine clipping photo of Gilman pasted to ffep with some offset to facing pastedown; minor internal stains and small edge tears. Hinges are sound sound. A scarce edition. Hard Cover Good-

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        The Works of Washington Irving: Joseph Jefferson Edition

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. (1901). Number 209 of 250 sets in the Joseph Jefferson edition. Forty volume set missing volumes 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 31, 35, 36. Very good, top edge gilt, in one-half vellum with paper over the boards, vellum has browned making it difficult to read the stamping on the spine, some volumes have small tears at the tops of the spines, light wear to the corners. Signed by Jefferson in volume I. .

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