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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'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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        DANSES.

      Paris: Sociéte d'Éditions Litteraires & Artistiques / Paul Ollendorff, 1901. - Octavo. Contemporary full black morocco, stamped in gilt, a.e.g., original stiff card wrappers bound in. Spine extremities a bit rubbed, a few small smudges, a few spots of foxing to wrappers, otherwise a very good copy. First edition in this format, printed on tinted card, and decorated throughout with elaborate art nouveau illustrations and borders in gilt and white by Leon Fuchs. When bound, each bifolium was mounted on a stub to facilitate opening of the double-spread designs. Doucet (1865 - 1957) was well-known for his fantastic and children's tales, published under his given name and the pseudonym, "Montfrileux." His devotion to the book arts resulted in his participation in a number of collaborations between author and artist in this mode. There are also one hundred copies on Japon.

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        Encyclopedie du Meuble

      - Paris - C. Schmid 1901 - A collection of volumes on French furniture, by Edouard Bajot. These volumes cover a part of the period from the 15th Century to the present day. Published by C. Schmid. Two of the complete six volumes. It was published over a considerable period. Normally seen as individual volumes, we don't know of any complete sets for sale. . Each volume contains ninety full page plates, and no text pages. The full set of six volumes contains 600 plates of French furniture. Condition: In blue crushed morocco leather bindings with gilt lettering to the spines and front boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Boards are slightly warped. Spines are faded. There are remnants of paper labels to the spines. Internally, generally firmly bound, though front hinges are weak. Pages are generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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'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'S 'AUTO-GO-CART'

      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'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's in Collingwood, as well as Christ's Church in Batteaux. He was ordained in 1876 in Toronto. All Saint'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'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 'Tecumseh', 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 'Dreamland and other poems', only a limited number of copies of which saw the light. Whilst the edition was passing through the binder's hands in Ottawa, and the author himself in the then wilderness of Prince Rupert'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'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 ("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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        Signed Check

      Columbus, Ohio 1901 - 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. 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's secret, including hiding the facts from Elizabeth Custer, the General'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'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'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's Indian child , but adds: "Gail Kelly-Custer delivered a paper at the 2004 meeting of the Western Historical Association entitled 'General Custer's Secret Indian Family, or How I Discovered My Heritage.'" 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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 LORD OF THE SEA: A ROMANCE

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers,. [1901]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 1-474, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Walter Russell,. title page printed in orange and black, original decorated blue-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and white.. Just a hint of rubbing at crown and tail of spine panel and corner. tips, else a bright, fine copy (with no loss to the highly perishable. white enamel lettering) in the decorated cream dust jacket printed in. orange and light green with illustrated ad on rear panel for Charles. Reginald Sherlock's Your Uncle Lew A Natural Born American published. by Stokes in 1901. The jacket is dust soiled, lightly chipped at. edges, largely at head of spine panel and corner tips, and the spine. panel is faded and a bit darkened. Rare in jacket. (#20653). First U.S. edition, first printing with title page printed in orange and black, variant binding, status unknown, but perhaps a secondary issue. THE LORD OF THE SEA, published in May 1901, is one of Shiel'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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        A Treatise on Elephants Their Treatment in Health and Disease

      Superintendent Government Printing Burma, Rangoon 1901 - Collation, 262,VIIpp, engravings complete as listed. Bound in modern buckram, cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed and bumped on corners, library mark on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing, library bookplate on fixed endpaper, 3 library stamps on verso of title page, ( i,e not the printed side ), no other library stamps or marks. Pages in very good clean condition. This copy was in reserve stock, not on the lending list. A good clean copy of a rare work.8990.A24 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Original Ink and Watercolor Drawing [Keepsake]

      Original Illustrations. Very Good. Original Illustrations. An original ink and watercolor drawing by Max Beerbohm, inscribed by him with the title "Keepsake The Twentieth Century pressing the brown rose of England between the pages of History." The work depicts a Victorian woman pressing the flower into a book, with a wall portrait behind her, and is similar to a cartoon in Beerbohm's 1901 series, The Second Childhood of John Bull (published in 1911). Done on light brown paper, with the woman's hair painted brown and her dress light blue. Worn a bit along old folds and a small piece is missing from the bottom of her skirt and is colored in. Matted and framed. Drawing is 8 x 12 inches. In the frame the work is 13.5 x 18 inches. Undocumented here, but this is from the collection of the English bookseller Douglas Cleverdon. ORIGINAL/091211.

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        [Stories from the New Testament and a brief description... of the Russian Orthodox Church.] Text in Russian

      St. Petersburg, 1901. 8vo, 198pp., inscribed in pencil by the Grand-Duchess Olga (1851-1926): "Olga 1905. 26-Matthew, 24-Luke, 21-John." small label on front paste-down endpaper with Russian inscription numbered 506, orig. silk bookmark, orig. calf, rubbed. Provenance: Russian Imperial Collection; India Early Minshall Russian Collection. This book remains a unique association with the last living member of the last Tsarist dynasty. Grand-Duchess Olga eventually became Queen Olga of Greece.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, to Frederic Schiller Lee, January 20, 1901,

      1901 - "My dear Lee, I trust you bear in memory that you kindly agreed to be the American Secty for the International Congress of Physiologists 1901. I do not suppose that it will involve you in very arduous labours, but Prof. Mosso of Turin has probably already sent to you some papers to distribute. Many of us here would much prefer to have the Congress begin on Tuesday the 17th September instead of Monday 16th. One reason of our wish lies in the date of opening of the Brit. Assoc. meeting at Glasgow being Sept. 11th; and the extra day would be of convenience in allowing physiologists to get from one meeting to the other. I think also that for any on your side the water who might travel via Liverpool the Tuesday allows a better journey to Turin than does the Monday-arrival here being Saturday. Let me wish you a very happy New Year & Century! My wife joins me in best regards. I am yours most truly Ch. S. Sherrington." Charles S. Sherrington shared the Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1932 with with Edgar Adrian “for their discoveries regarding the functions of neurons.” [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Die röntgenologische Diagnostik der Erkrankungen der Brusteingeweide.+

      - Röfo Erg., 6. (Atlas d. normalen u. patholog. Anatomie in typischen Röntgenbildern, hrsg. v. Albers-Schönberg). - Hamburg, Lucas Gräfe & Sillem, 1901, 4°, X, 229 pp., 60 Abb., 50 Röntgenbildern auf 8 orig. photograph. Tafeln, OHLnBd. "Holzknecht was a pioneer radiologist of the heart and chest and is known of his description of "Holzknecht's Space" behind the heart." Bedford - Guido Holzknecht (1872-1931), Pionier der Radiolgoie, studierte in Straßburg, Königsberg und Wien. Nach erster röntgendiagnostischer Tätigkeit schon als Student wurde er 1901 Mitarbeiter im Röntgenlaboratorium des Wiener Allgemeinen Krankenhauses, dessen Leitung er 1905 übernahm. 1914 wurde von ihm das "Zentral-Röntgen-Laboratorium" des Krankenhauses gegründet. - Das Spektrum seiner wissenschaftlichen Arbeit ist außerordentlich groß. Hierzu gehören u.a. ein als epochal bezeichnetes Lehrbuch "Röntgenologische Diagnostik der Erkrankung der Brusteingeweide" (1901), die "Röntgendiagnostik des Magenkrebses" (1905), Veröffentlichungen über einen "Röntgenlichtmeßapparat", Themen zur Strahlentherapie und ein "Handbuch der allgemeinen und speziellen Röntgenkunde", um einige der über 250 Publikationen zu nennen. - Holzknecht war Vorstandsmitglied und Kongreßpräsident der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft sowie mit Kienböck Begründer der Wiener Röntgengesellschaft. Das "Institut-Holzknecht", die von ihm gegründete Röntgenschwesternschule und die Röntgentechnische Versuchsanstalt sind Bestandteil des Allgemeinen Krankenhauses Wien geblieben. - Holzknecht wurde das Opfer seines Berufes. Wie viele andere Persönlichkeiten der ersten Röntgenära starb er an den Folgen eines Strahlenschadens.In Anerkennung seiner großen Leistungen wurde im Arne-Karlsson-Park in Wien am 6. November 1932 ein Holzknecht-Denkmal enthüllt." P. Gerhardt, Pioniere der Röntgenologie, (Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft 2000) - Beford No. 572 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Writings (10 Vols.)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1901. Contemporary blue morocco binding over blue marbled paper with matching endpapers. Spine gilt lettering and twining leaf decorations within 5 raised bands. Some sunning of spines and edgewear. TEG, other edges untrimmed. Blue silk markers all present. Prior owner armorial bookplate on front pastedown in each volume.. Cambridge Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

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        The Odes and Epodes of Horace With Latin Text Edited by Clement Lawrence Smith

      Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1901-1904. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good. Introduction by Archbishop Ireland. Latin text edited by Clement Lawrence Smith. Seven parts in nine volumes plus a volume of Quotations, ten volumes in all, complete. Half vellum paper with brown paper covered boards. Number 187 of 467 copies. Includes many illustrations signed by the artists including W.H.W. Bicknell, Howard Pyle, James Fagan, Edmund H. Garrett, which appear in two forms, one with the artist's signature and one without. Housed in original double slipcases. The outer slipcases are generally lightly soiled and worn, the inner slipcases are only slightly worn, and are generally good to very good. The paper vellum spines are occasionally lightly foxed else the books are generally very good to fine. The textblocks are generally fine bright with the illustrated plates crisp and fine; many textblocks are unopened. With the bookplate of Walter Learned on the front pastedown, and a private library plate of Eila Haggin McKee on the rear pastedown. In Latin and English.

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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

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        The Novels [Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion]

      J.M. Dent & Co., London, 1901-1902 - Illustrated by C.E. and H.M. Brock. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. Ten volumes bound into five. 8vo. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in quarter brown morocco with hand-marbled paper sides, smooth spines lettered in gilt on maroon and green leather labels, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges.

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        JUSTINIEN et la civilisation byzantine au Vie siècle.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, Editeur 1901 - In-4° de [XL] d’Avant-propos et « Les Sources de l’histoire de Justinien » & 695pp ; frontispice (médaillon d’or de Justinien) ; 209 fig. dans le texte & 8 gravures hors texte, demi-chagrin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs pièce de titre. Sommaire : Livre Premier : Le personnel du gouvernement, l’Empereur et l’Impératrice- Les ministres et la cour. Chapitre premier : l’Empereur Justinien. Chapitre II.-l’Impératrice Théodora.III.- Le palais et la cour-Les ministres de Justinien. Livre II.- l’œuvre de Justinien, le gouvernement et l’administration de l’Empire. Chapitre premier.-La politique extérieure de Justinien. Chapitre II.- l’œuvre militaire. -l’armée byzantine. Chapitre III.- l’œuvre militaire- Les guerres. I.- Les guerres de conquête : La conquête de l’Afrique ; la conquête de l’Italie ; la conquête de l’Espagne. II.- Les guerres perses ; Les incursions des Huns et des Slaves. Chapitre IV.-l’œuvre militaire.- La défense de l’Empire. Chapitre V.-l’œuvre législative. Chapitre VI.-l’œuvre administrative. Chapitre VII.-l’œuvre religieuse. Chapitre VIII.- l’œuvre diplomatique. Chapitre IX.- La fin du règne de Justinien. Livre III.- La civilisation byzantine au Vie siècle ; les grandes villes de l’Empire. Chapitre premier.- Constantinople ; l’Hippodrome ; Constantinople ; Sainte-Sophie. Chapitre III.- Constantinople- La vie religieuse au VIe siècle. Chapitre IV.- Constantinople.- Le commerce byzantin au VIe siècle.- Chapitre V.- Athènes et le paganisme. Chapitre VI.- Antioche et la Syrie du Nord. Chapitre VII.- L’Empire et la papauté. Chapitre VIII.- Ravenne et l’art byzantin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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