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        In Old New York (SIGNED. Limited Ed. COMPLETE Portfolio of 12 signed Etchings by Hollyer)

      Geo. D. Smith (George D. Smith) N.Y. 1901-1902 - This is the COMPLETE portfolio of 12 etchings that are all hand SIGNED by artist Samuel Hollyer (1826-1919) on each etching, and also signed by the publisher Geo. Smith on the front of the folder housing each print; limited edition of 103 numbered copies (this is # 55); the prints where published from 1900 thru 1902; paper size of prints: 14 x11in; images about: 6-1/2 x 4-1/2 in.; each print is house in it's own titled folder, and most have original tissue guards; PRINT TITLES: No. 1 (1900): BOWLING GREEN IN COLONIAL TIMES ( has a small dot & tear to edge to the print), No. 2 (1901) THE OLD BEEKMAN HOUSE (tiny dent in paper's margin but not near image); No. 3 (1901): FEDERAL HALL; No. 4 (1901) THE OLD STONE BRIDGE TAVERN AND GARDEN AT BROADWAY AND CANAL STREET; No. 5 (1901) THE HALL OF THE TAMMANY SOCIETY, OR COLUMBIAN ORDER, ERECTED IN 1812, AT PARK PLACE AND FRANK-FORT STREET; No. 6 (1901) THE OLD CITY HALL IN WALL STREET 1776; No. 7 (1901) THE OLD "FLORENCE ROAD HOUSE"; No. 8 (1901) "MARTLINGS" in 1778 The First Tammany Wigwam at the Corner of SPruce and Nassau Streets Where Meetings were held until 1812; No. 9 (1901) VIEW OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH AND BROADWAY STAGES IN 1831. WITH SITE OF THE "ASTOR hOUSE," CORNER OF VESEY STREET AND BROADEAY (tiny little nick to edge of paper); No. 10 (1901) BROADWAY between FULTON and BARCLAY STREETS BEFORE THE ERECTION OF THE ASTOR HOUSE; No. X1 (1902) THE RESIDENCE OF JOH JACOB ASTOR AT EIGHTY-FIFTH STREET NEAR THE EAST RIVER, WHERE WASHINGTON IRVING WROTE ASTORIA; No. X11 (1902) EXTERIOR OF THE OLD NIBLO'S GARDEN ON BROADWAY , BEFORE THE FIRE; ( invisible crease thru print & folder). Samuel Hollyer was born in England (1826-1919) and worked as an engraver in both England and the US. The Old New York views are the work for which he is primarily remembered, as they picture many structures which had already vanished when he published his work, or which are no longer standing now, and for which his engraving is now a primary record. "Samuel Hollyer's Old New York views were created at the turn of the twentieth century to recall sites and scenes in the city and the Hudson River Valley that had largely disappeared in the previous three centuries. The images are historically important sites, houses, taverns, churches, forts, theaters, and public buildings (REFERENCE:NY Historical Society Guide to Samuel Hollyer's Old New York Views 1901-1912, NYHS, NY 2003, NYU Libraries, publisher)."; some of the folders have some rubbing & small tears, otherwise except where conditions are described above the prints are in VERY GOOD COND. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Works of Washington Irving: Joseph Jefferson Edition

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Im Gebiete der II. Kaiser Franz-Josefs-Hochquellen-Leitung. (Zusammengestellt v. Martin Gerlach. Mit Beiträgen von Nic. Kuß, Theodor Mark, Ferd. Schenk-Sudhof u. Charles Scolik.).

      (Wien) ohne Verlagsimpr. [1901].. 32 n. num Bll. Mit 59 photogr. Textabb. von Martin Gerlach jun., 2 Textzeichn. (dav. 1 v. Josef Sturm) u. 4 Vign. Flex. Einbd. m. umseit. Goldschnitt u. zweifarb. Stoffbezug nach einem Flächenmuster-Entwurf von Kolo Moser und gemusterten Vorsatzpapieren (Wr. Stadtwappen), in Futteral aus Karton mit grauem Samtbezug. Samtbezug an den Kanten leicht berieben, Bindung durch schlechte Klammerheftung gelockert; Klammern angerostet. Im Text etw. gegilbt.. Ballspende aus dem Jahr 1901 für den seit 1890 im Rathaus veranstalteten 'Ball der Stadt Wien', der in der Monarchie nach dem 'Hofball' und dem 'Ball am Hof' das größte gesellschaftliche Ereignis des Faschings war. "Die beliebten Damenspenden nahmen meist bezug auf historische Ereignisse (Eröffnung der 2. Hochquellenwasserleitung, Schlacht bei Aspern etc.)" (Czeike I, 238f.). Den Einband gestaltete der bedeutende österr. Graphiker und Kunsthandwerkers Koloman Moser (1868-1918) unter Verwendung des 1899 von ihm entworfenen Stoffes mit dem Flächenmuster 'Forellenreigen' (zweifarb. Wolle, gewebt). - Es fehlt die farbig emaillierte Jugendstil-Metallmontierung m. Tragebügel an langem Kordelband mit rundem Ansteckclip (emailliertes Wiener Stadtwappen). - Vgl.: Neuwirth, Blühender Jugendstil. Bd. 2, S. 87, Abb. 100; Koloman Moser. Ausstellungskat. Wien 1979. Nr.244 (Stoffentw. m. Abb.).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Recherches sur la craie supérieure. (2 Teile in 2 Bden.).

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1901 u. 1893 - 4°, VII, 1013 S. u. 3 Taf. (davon 2 farbig); 264 S. Text u. 39 Taf. m. Begleitbl., Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt., Bibliotheksbde.: priv. Rückenschildchen, Stempel a. Titelb. und eigebundenem V.deckel der Orig.-Broscher in Bd. 1 (dort auch eine Streichung und 2 Nummerierungen); Rückenkanten tlw beschabt u. m. Abspleissungen (Rückenkante in Bd. 1 vorne oben ca. 4 cm durchgerieben): Ldr. fleckig, in Bd. 1 erstes Textbl. horizontal gerissen u. m. Klebbd. zusammengeklebt (ohne Textverlust), die Taf. tlw. m. leichtem Abklatsch auf die Begleitblätter; innen allg. gutes Ex. EA. (= Mémoires pour servir à l?explication de la carte géologique détaillée de la France). Enth.: Première partie: Stratigraphie générale. Avec une monographie du genre micraster par J. Lambert. Deuxième partie: Paléontologie. Les Ammonites de la craie supérieure. (Text- u. Tafelteil). A. Durand de Grossouvre (1849 - 1932) studierte an de Ecole polytechnique, dann Ecole des Mines. Ausgehend von Bourges untersuchte er die Schichtungen der Normandie, der Pyrenäen und der Provence, und studierte v. a. die Ammoniten. Hier sein Hauptwerk. 8000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Library of Classic Realism

      Gibbings & Co. Ltd., London 1901 - In 21 volumes limited to only 500 sets, The Florentine Edition. Includes The Decameron by Bocccaccio, The Confessions of Rousseau, The Writings of Rabellais and Persian Letters by Charles Louis Montesquieu. Illustrations reproduced from the plates engraved for the celebrated edition of 1757, and designed by Gravelot, Eisen, Boucher and others, All volumes beautifully bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, raised bands, lettered and decorated in a gilt floral motif with top edges gilt, silk ribbon markers. A fine set with only slight fading or spotting to few spines. Beautiful. Size: 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        The Game of Squash. A Practical Handbook to English Squash-Rackets and American Squash-Tennis

      New York: J.F. Taylor & Co., 1901. 16mo. Xxpp., 131pp. 26 pages of squash bo ok advertisements including list of books by same author in rear. Foldout b&w frontispiece sketch of a squash court. 14 photographic illustrations on plates. Photographs demonstrate proper positioning of hands and body. 10 in text line drawings, often diagrams of the court and instructions on how to hold a racket. Bound in soft cover suede-like material, brown with raised lettering for title. Large oval water stain to front and back covers which does not intrude into the book. Some minor creasing to corners of pages. Edges are gilted. Eustace Miles was both a famous athlete and scholar in his day. He won the amateur racquet champion ship of the world in singles, and the championship of England in doubles. He was also amateur squash-tennis champion of America. Miles felt this book was needed because squash had no literature of its own. In the preface he states that he believes this is the first book on the game. Until the year this book was published there had not been a squash championship and very few squash competitions and few professionals devoted solely to it in spite of the fact that thousands played the game. With this book Eustace hoped to teach the game but also to point out the many advantages of the game and its importance in English and American life. Miles wrote on a great variety of subjects in addition to squash. He wrote books on how to write, the Roman Empire, and Jesus Christ in addition to other books on athletics and proper diet.. Book.

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        Mother Goose in Prose

      George M. Hill Co., Chicago and New York 1901 - 265 pp. 4to. Cloth. Wear and soiling to exterior. Bumping to spine ends w/ chips/tears, and to corners w/ board exposure. Spine sunned. Ep's soiled, other pp lightly soiled. Creasing and p.o.'s inscription to ffep. Binding splitting in several places, repaired where possible. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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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). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Later Renaissance architecture in England : a series of examples of the domestic buildings erected subsequent to the Elizabethan period / edited, with introductory and descriptive text, by John Belcher and Mervyn E. Macartney. [complete in 2 volumes]

      London : Batsford, 1901. 1st Edition. Physical description: 2 v (xxiv, [3], 12, 116p, CLXX plates). 48 x 35cm. Subjects: Architecture, Renaissance -- Architecture -- England -- History. Very good copies bound in the original 1/4 leather and cloth-covered boards. Gilt-blocking to spines with raised bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and worn as with age. Top edges gilt. Some foxing to endpapers. Bright and clean internally. Particularly well-preserved; tight and strong. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        Matiné d'hiver, boulevard Ney. La Chiffonnière

      Paris: Sagot, 1901. Etching and aquatint. 348 x 300 mm, with large margins. One of 40 signed and numbered impressions of the third state of Dutch paper. Also signed and dedicated by the publisher Ed. Sagot. Tabanelli, 72 (iii of iii). Provenance: Paul Prouté, Paris.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The life of a sportsman by Nimrod. With thirty-six coloured illustrations by Henry Alken. In two volumes. VOL. I. Bd.1 (v.2).

      London, Downey and Co., 1901.. XI, 167 SS. m. 22 farb. u, 22 sch./w. Tafeln, gr.- 4°, dunkelgrüner Halblederbd. auf 4 Bünden m. hellgrünen Leinen-Deckelbezügen u. farb. Rsch. m. goldgepr. Rtit (min. fl.).. Eins von 60 nummerierten und signierten Exemplaren dieses Klassikers über den Jagd- und Reitsport. Signiert: B.W. Willett. - Die kolorierten Tafeln farbfrisch und jeweils mit der schwarz/weißen Darstellung des identischen Motives zusammen eingebunden ( Reit- und Jagddarstellungen ).. - "Printed by T. and A. Constable, (late) Printers to Her Majesty at the Edinburgh University Press". - Sauber und in sehr guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Monthly Suppers of the Male Teachers of New York at Hotel Albert.

      NY Male Teacher's Association of New York 1901 - 24mo. booklet, signed by Mark Twain in pencil on the front cover. The booklet is a program for the monthly dinner meeting of the Male Teacher’s Association of New York that occurred on March 16th, 1901, most notable for the fact that Mark Twain was one of the principal speakers. The theme of the evening was training students to be good citizens, and Twain’s speech addressed his own interpretation of patriotism. In an April 7, 1901 New York Times article covering the event, it is reported that Twain said, "I would teach patriotism in the schools, and teach it this way: I would throw out the old maxim, ‘My country, right or wrong,’ &c., instead I would say, ‘My country when she is right.’" He continued on, saying, "I would not take my patriotism from my neighbor or from Congress. I should teach the children in the schools that there are certain ideals, and one of them is that all men are created free and equal." The first page of the booklet is a roster of the association’s officers and members of the group’s glee club, and the second page is the menu for the evening. The third page lists the seven speakers for the evening, including Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain), and the final page lists the Supper Committee members. Laid in is a mimeographed sheet with the club’s annual budget statement. The text is printed in blue, and the booklet is in printed cream wrappers and tied with a blue ribbon laced through the spine. A few spots of soiling and some faint toning to the covers, ribbon shows some wear, else near fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        TWO PROOF PULLS, probably for a projected but never realized edition of Dante's "Divine Comedy". Six lines in red: the words "Canto Secundo. Canto Nono. Canto Trigesimosecondo." Printed in capitals and in upper and lower case; plus another pull, in black, from the same type setting

      Hammersmith: The Doves Press, n.d. (DOVES PRESS) Both pulls are on Doves paper and are 9 1/4 in. wide; the red is 4 1/2 in. high, the black is 4 1/4 in. Fine . In selecting titles for the Doves Press, T.J. Cobden-Sanderson cast a wide net, drawing in significant works in English, Latin, and German, from the Agricola of 1901 to Goethe's Auserlesene of 1916. It would be surprising if at some time he did not also contemplate an edition of Dante--and as the poet was the first important author to write in Italian, it may be assumed that Cobden-Sanderson would so print him. These two proof pulls--tantalizing glimpses of an unrecorded effort--show that the printer was at least prepared to set type in Italian (this being the only instance of his doing so); one can only conjecture when they were pulled, and the reasons why no further work, to our knowledge, was done. Perhaps Cobden-Sanderson felt himself preempted by the folio Dante of the Ashendene Press; perhaps he decided to concentrate on authors nearer home; perhaps...perhaps...One looks at these precious fragments of an unrealized vision, and one can only speculate on what might have been

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

      London: Ballantyne Press (Vale Press), 1901. Limited to 301 copies. All quite fine. Limited to 301 copies. xxx pages. Printed in black and red. Illustrated by Charles Ricketts, the frontispiece designed and engraved by him. This copy with the frontispiece and incipit page entirely hand colored and highlighted in gold and silver. Bound by Otto Zahn at The Zahn Bindery, Toof & Co., Memphis, TN. The binding is of full dark lilac crushed morocco with gilt spine title, the spine and covers with inlaid designs of grapes, leaves and vines in red, green and brown, the doblures with large dentelles of gilt flowers and vines with central leather panel also with inlaid grapes and leaves, lilac silk flyleaves, t.e.g. Housed in pull-off slipcase of matching morocco, the inner section of dyed leather in autumn leaf design. Potter 4; Ransom 32.& Certainly an exhibition quality binding.

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        Some Fruits of Solitude in Reflections and Maxims Relating to the Conduct of Human Life

      Essex House Press, London 1901 - Full vellum with titles on spine, some spotting to upper board, woodcut vignette by Sturge Moore on title page, printed in red and black throughout with decorative initials, pages unopened, No.140 of an edition of 250 copies. , Small 8vo , xiv 257 [1] pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Phelps Hall Bible Training Course. Rev. Edgar J. Penney, in Charge. At the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute

      Tuskegee, Ala.: Tuskegee Institute Steam Press. 1901. First. First edition. Small octavo. 8pp. Stapled and printed gray wrappers. Staples oxidized a bit, still fine. Prospectus for the course. Text appears to be by Washington, whose name appears at the end of the text. OCLC locates no copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Antarctic Manual for the Use of the Expedition of 1901

      London: Royal Geographical Society 1901, 1st Edition. () xvi,586pp. Near fine. Octavo in original blue cloth and pale yellow coated endpapers with illustrations in text and folding map (in 3 sheets) in rear pocket. Endpapers a bit browned as usual. A very nice attractive copy of this rare title. Rosove 235.A1; Spence 829. Manual on the exploration of Antarctica and various branches of science for the use of members of the British National Antarctic Expedition under Capt. R. F. Scott..

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        Chronicles of the House of Borgia

      London- Grant Richards 1901 - An illustrated history of the House of Borgia, with a black and white reproduction from a portrait in the Vatican Library to frontispiece and numerous photogravure illustrations throughout. First edition. The Borgias,a European Papal family of Italian and Spanish origin whobecame prominent during the Renaissance. The Borgias were patrons of the arts, and their support allowed many artists of the Renaissance to realise their potential. The most brilliant personalities of this era regularly visited their court. Frederick William Rolfe, better known as Baron Corvo, and also calling himself 'Frederick William Serafino Austin Lewis Mary Rolfe', (July 22, 1860 - October 25, 1913), was an English writer, artist, photographer and eccentric. His heavily autobiographical fictions are milestones in the history of life-writing, and literary historians have begun to acknowledge these works as among the precursors of modernism. With a bookplate to front free endpaper, previously owned by Philip Sassoon,a British politician, art collector and social host, entertaining many celebrity guests at his homes, Port Lympne, Kent, and Trent Park, Hertfordshire, England. Sassoon was a member of the prominent Sassoon family and Rothschild family. He was a cousin of the war poet Siegfried Sassoon. With a second bookplate to front pastedown 'Aline Sassoon'. With an ink inscription 'Lady Sassoon, 1901' to front blank. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding with gilt decoration to spine. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and the odd mark to boards. Front hinge tender. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout with the very occasional spot or handling mark to pages. With slight off-setting from binding to endpapers and with a label to front free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PRECEDED BY A LIST OF WORKS RELATING TO CARTOGRAPHY.

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1901. - First edition. 8vo. Leather binding, 1137 pp., introduction. House of Representatives Document No. 516. Also included are A LIST OF BOOKS [WITH REFERENCES TO PERIODICALS] ON PORTO RICO by A.P.C. Griffin. Senate Document No. 222. 55 [1] pp., and A LIST OF BOOKS [WITH REFERENCES TO PERIODICALS] ON THE DANISH WEST INDIES by A.P.C. Griffin. Senate Document No. 223., 18 pp. Small stamp of The McClelland Public Library, Pueblo, Colorado, on title page, last page of text, and top of page 125, plus one inked number and date on Introduction page, else a fine, clean, tight copy in original full-leather binding. Phillips' list of maps is still useful for reference despite its age. Handsome copy and scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        First on the Antarctic Continent. Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900

      George Newnes, London - 1901, 1st Edition. () Very good. xv,333 + 32pp. (publisher's catalogue). Octavo in original gilt lettered orange / red cloth with photogravure portrait frontispiece , many photo illustrations in text, and 3 folding colour maps. Some light soiling to boards from handling else a clean copy in a later issue binding. Spence 152; Rosove 45.A1-b. The expedition, sponsored by Sir George Newnes and led by Borchgrevink, in the Ship "Southern Cross", was the first to establish a base on the main body of the continent, and the first scientific party to winter over. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 5. Auflage, 17 + 4 Bände, Original-Luxusausgabe, Neuer Abdruck, 1895 – 1901.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1895 – 1901. - Gemeinsam mit der 6. Auflage Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte. Es gibt diese 5. Auflage in einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher, großenteils reichhaltig ornamentierter Ausgaben. de 56000 Sehr guter Zustand. Buchrücken kaum berieben, Ecken nur wenig bestoßen. Rücken partiell, wie stets bei dieser Ausgabe , etwas aufgehellt , bei einigen Bänden Rückenschilder etwas heller (mittleres Rot). Die empfindlichen Deckel ebenfalls sehr gut, zwei Deckel mit kleinen Bereibungen. Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei, nur ganz wenigen Seiten minimal fleckig. In toto sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieser empfindlichen Luxus-Ausgabe, wie es auf dem antiquarischen Buchmarkt, zumal als vollständiges Ensemble mit allen Ergänzungsbänden, nur sehr selten angeboten wird. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Nachschlagewerke: Allgemeine Lexika: Jahrhundertwende) Grundwerk (A – Z) in 17 Bänden sowie die Ergänzungsbände 18 bis 21 (Bd. 18: Ergänzungen, Nachträge und Register; Bd. 19: Jahres-Supplement 1898 – 1899; Bd. 20: Jahres-Supplement 1899 – 1900; Bd. 21: Jahres-Supplement 1900 – 1901), somit also vollständiges Werk in 21 Bänden. Es handelt sich hier um die gesuchte Original-Luxusausgabe der 5. Auflage, die einzige je erschienene Meyer-Ausgabe, die sich mit diesem Signet schmücken darf. Die Ausgabe kann als einer der gestalterischen Höhepunkte der Lexikon-Ära der Jahrhundertwende angesehen werden und ist ein Zeugnis der Buchkunst des Bibliographischen Instituts zu diesem Zeitpunkt. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit zwei dunkelroten Rückenschildern sowie prachtvollen, überaus reichen Goldprägungen. Prachtvoll gestaltete, geprägte Einbanddecken mit großen Lederecken und dem kunstvollen Schriftzug „Luxus-Ausgabe", seitliche Lederflächen und Ecken mit filigraner Stempelverzierung. Reich ornamentierte, vergoldete Vorsätze mit Engelsmotiven. Dunkler Buchschnitt mit aufwendiger Marmorierung. Fünfte, gänzlich neu bearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Grundwerk in 17 Bänden mit 17.800 Seiten. Enthalten sind 100.000 Artikel mit 10.500 Abbildungen, 1.088 Tafeln, davon 164 Farbtafeln, überwiegend Chromolithographien. Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzungsbände.

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        ISTITUTI SCOLASTICI della lega nazionale.

      [1901 ca], S.l.n.d., 1901 - in-8 obl., ccnn 35, bella leg. edit. con impressioni a secco al piatto ant. e fogli rilegati con cordoncino in seta rossa. Con 35 tavv. xilogr. a colori raff. gli istituti scolastici delle scuole elementari di città e paesi del Trentino, Trieste, Istria, Friuli e Dalmazia. Le belliss. tavv. sono firmate dagli artisti: Sencig, Flumiani, Orell, Goyon, Parin, Croatto, Grimani e Wostry. Gli edifici scolastici raffigurati riguardano i paesi di Cucciani (Istria), Pisino, Trieste, Villanova di Parenzo, S.Domenica di Albona, Gimino, Sebenico, Lucinico, Neresine, Piedimonte, Cherso, Medelano, Duino, Spalato, Lussingrande, Curzola, Zara, Trento, Laurana, Cormons, Fogliano, Ponte Isonzo, Sagrado, Canazei, Roverè della Luna, Campitello, Miola di Pinè, Lussinpiccolo, S. Giovanni di Fassa, Grumo, Folgaria, etc. Alla fine 2 tavv. ripiegate in cromolitogr. raff. la topografia dell'Istria, della Venezia Tridentina e della Dalmazia. [218]

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        Essai sur les fondements de la géométrie. Traduction par Albert Cadenant, revue et annotée par l'auteur et par Louis Couturat.

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1901 - Octavo (241 × 160 mm). Recent green quarter morocco, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, brown endpapers, marbled sides; original wrappers bound in at end. Contents a little tanned. An excellent copy. First edition in French of Russell's Essay on the Foundations of Geometry, his second book and "first full-length philosophical work" (Richards, Essay on the Foundations of Geometry and the Cambridge mathematical tradition). The book was championed in France by the eminent mathematician Henri Poincaré, which led to Russell being invited to deliver a paper at the prestigious International Congress of Philosophy held in Paris in 1900, an event that profoundly affected his career. The French edition has a number of corrections and additions not found in the English work.

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        THE WORKS OF VOLTAIRE, A CONTEMPORARY VERSION, WITH NOTES BY TOBIAS SMOLLETT, REVISED AND MODERNIZED NEW TRANSLATIONS BY WILLIAM F. FLEMING, AND AN INTRODUCTION BY OLIVER H. G. LEIGH, A CRITIQUE & BIOGRAPHY BY THE RT. HON. JOHN MORLEY- LES DELICES EDITION Two Hundred Designs, Comprising Reproductions of Rare Old Engravings, Steel Plates, Photogravures, and Cur-Ious Facsimiles

      E. R. Dumont. Very Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1901. Hardcover. Limited to 110 sets of which this is #43. Forty-one volumes of a 42 volume set. Three quarter navy moroccan leather bound covers (spines are sunned to brown) , with 4 gilt stamped raised bands, two brown leather spine labels, gilt stamped decor to spines and gilt stamped borders on covers over blue marbled boards. Heavy wear to corners. Spotting to a few of the leather spines. Covers are in overall very good condition. Gilt top edges. Deckled fore edges toned. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Matching marbled end sheets and paste downs still vibrant and glossy. Color engraved frontispieces protected by tissue. Title pages printed in red and black. Pages clean, untoned and unfoxed, and appear unread. Two hundred plates protected by tissue. .

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        The Book of Ohio and Its "Centennial," or One Hundred Years of the Buckeye State. An Art and Historical Work of Ohio, Illustrating the Development of Her Resources, Institutions and Industries. Containing Nearly 2000 Superb Engravings. (Twenty-four Chapters bound in Two Volumes)

      C.S. Van Tassel, Bowling Green & Toledo 1901 - a.e.g.; deluxe addition; 5 raised bands; a superb set in fine condition ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 996 pages; Please note this set will require additional postage.

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        El Zarco (episodios de la vida mexicana en 1861-63); novela postuma

      J. Ballesca y Ca., sucesor, Mexico City 1901 - Octavo, pp 286, with many illustrations in text, and portrait frontis. of the author. Published posthumously, the illustrations are engraved from pen and ink drawings by Antonio Utrillo. Altamirano's (1834 - 93) most famous novel, reprinted many times in Spanish, but only once in English by the Folio Society -- apparently the only English translation. It is set in the period of Pres. Juarez' struggle over the Reform Laws, just before the French invasion and short-lived reign of the Emperor Maximilian. The land is in a state of chaos, and the region where the novel takes place is terrorized by the bandit El Zarco and his gang. In the course of the love story, a fine portrait of Mexico at this period is drawn. Altamirano was a close associate of Juarez during these trying times, but the novel was written between 1885 - 1889, and not published til 1901, posthumously. The book has a very colorful publisher's signed (J. Rosa) binding showing a "paisaje tipico" -- typical landscape of Mexico, maguey and palm tree and desert land in vivid colors on the front, in a kind of Aztec design border -- see photos attached. The book is fragile, as a result of the text block being a little too heavy for the binding. However, this is a very good copy, hinges intact, and cover art still spectacular, in quite handsome custom slipcase. Surprisingly scarce: no copies shown appearing at auction, and only 9 OCLC holdings. Very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Some Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

      The Pear Tree Press, Shorne, Kent 1901 - In nice half green cloth with green & white boards, custom bound locally in 1993, title to spine in gilt. Internally green endpapers, NO inscriptions, coloured frontis, [1], 1-4, [1], 5-50 pp, text to one side only, text block edges uncut, introduction by JC Wright and the Note on Illustration by James J Guthrie both in red ink, & 21 poems in black. An edition limited to 100 copies for the UK and 50 for the US, all printed by hand on hand made paper - Quarto. The first of many Guthrie productions at his Pear Tree Press. A genuine rarity! (Guthrie p14) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diccionario de la Lengua Tarasca o de Michoacán

      Tipografia de la Oficina Impresora de Estampillas, Mexico City 1901 - 518 pages with facsimiles and wood cuts. Small folio. (13" x 9 1/4") bound in three quarter leather with marbled boards with gilt lettering to spine. Compiled and re-impression under the direction of Antonio Penafiel. Inscribed by Penafiel. First published in 1559. Second edition limited to 200 copies of which this is number 5. When the Franciscans arrived in Michoacán in 1525, they found a new challenge, the language of the natives of the region, whom they came to call Tarascans was different from other native languages of New Spain. Maturino Gilberti, a Franciscan friar whose skills in the Tarascan language exceeded those of their peers. When his works were printed it was the first attempt of a systematic analysis of the language, and his vocabulary is still the best known Tarascan dictionary. Prior to his arrival in the new world, very little is know, it is thought that he may have been born in 1498. but it could have been in 1507 or 8 in the city of Poitiers, France. He studied arts and theology at the University of Toulouse and came to New Spain in 1531, shortly after his ordination. Fray Alonso de la Rea, Michoacán’s Franciscan chronicler of the seventeenth century, says Gilberti went directly to Michoacán. He quickly learned the language and was held in high admiration by the natives. It seems that his first publication was a Christian doctrine that came out in 1553. In 1556 we find Fray Gilberti in Tzintzuntzan, were Quiroga established the episcopal see and where indigenous Tzintzuntzans and other subjected Indians were forced in building the his cathedral. Gilberti stood against Bishop Quiroga and the enslavement of the indigenous to build and pay for the cathedral. In the summer of 1558 Gilberti proposed several books to be printed in Mexico. He Had obtained approval for them by James Daciano, guardian (superior of the convent)of the Franciscans in Tzintzuntzan, in July. He must have acted quickly, because on August 10 received letters from Archbishop Alonso, and the Franciscan provincial authorizing the publication of his books. Within the same twelve month period the Viceroy Luis de Velasco gave his written approval. In accordance with such approvals he would published four books in Mexico during the course of less than one year. All were published at the press of Juan Pablo. It seems that Gilberti had thought that his grammar (Arte) and dictionary (vocabulary) were two parts of the same work. This is probably the reason why the dictionary does not have the usual written approvals, because the dictionary is mentioned in the letters to the principle of grammar. Gilberti died in Tzintzuntzan 1585. Condition: Inscribed on half title, spine spine, hinges, edges and corners rubbed, corners bumped. Internally very good in good binding. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Ohio and Its "Centennial," or One Hundred Years of the Buckeye State. An Art and Historical Work of Ohio, Illustrating the Development of Her Resources, Institutions and Industries. Containing Nearly 2000 Superb Engravings. (Twenty-four Chapters bound in Two Volumes)

      Bowling Green & Toledo: C.S. Van Tassel. Fine. 1901. First. 1/2 Green Grained Morocco. a.e.g.; deluxe addition; 5 raised bands; a superb set in fine condition ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 996 pages; Please note this set will require additional postage. .

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        The First Men in the Moon

      Bowen-Merrill 1901 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION, THAT PRECEDED THE ENGLISH EDITION BY ONE MONTH. This American edition, published by Bowen-Merrill is exceptionally rare with this ORIGINAL FIRST ISSUE DUSTJACKET. This attractive dustjacket is great shape, with a small chip to the top spine and front panel. The spine is lightly darkened, and the corners have wear. Besides some minor rubbing to the panels, this dustjacket has held up well over the years. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight, and the gold lettering on the spine is present. The boards are fresh, with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean, and there is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. This is the Currey first binding with "Bobbs Merrill" on the spine (repeated on the spine panel of the dust jacket). We buy Wells First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 navy blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold.. Early owner's name and date ("Xmas, 1908") in ink on front free. endpaper, a truly fine copy with brilliant cover stamping in the. original first state pictorial dust jacket (printed in dark blue on. buff paper stock) with "Bowen / Merrill" imprint at base of spine. panel. The dust jacket has shallow chips from crown and tail of spine. panel (no lettering affected), some shelf wear at corner tips, and a. scrape to the surface of the front panel along the lower edge which. affects "ELL" of "WELLS" and extends up slightly into the lower blue. background of the illustration. Still an attractive example of a rare. jacket. Although book and jacket are mixed states, they have not been. married (there is faint ghosting from the flap copy of this jacket on. the fore-edges of the free endpapers); we surmise the book was. distributed with this jacket by the publisher who changed their name. from Bowen-Merrill to Bobbs-Merrill in January 1903, some 15 months. after the book was published in late September or early October 1901. (it was listed Publisher's Weekly 5 October 1901). The size of the. edition is not known, but the book was apparently not a big success. and unsold sheets of the first printing were later sold to Grosset &. Dunlap. This is the second known copy of this edition in the original. jacket. (#9451). First edition, second state binding with "Bobbs / Merrill" at base of spine 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 B).

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        [Photo Album]: Travels to Northern Africa, India, Turkey, Persia, Russia (Azerbaijan), Tunis, Greece, and Western Europe

      Oblong quarto. Red half calf and cloth with "Photographs" in gilt on the front board. Erosion of the calf, which is a bit powdery, else sound and very good. A collection of 356 good quality photographs of turn-of-the-century foreign travels. The majority are 3" x 2.25" silver gelatin prints, with a substantial number of prints that are a bit larger, including a few cyanotypes. Condition of the photographs is mostly near fine. Most have been captioned, either in pencil beneath the mount, or on the negative. Most bear the date 1901, a few 1902. The unidentified photographer was an exhaustive shutterbug, and it seems that little that he observed went undocumented. Many of the images are of architecture, but some are of native peoples as well. There are generous selections from several countries including India (Bombay, Agra, Delhi); Egypt (Karnak and other parts of Luxor, Cairo, Thebes); Russia (the Azerbaijan region: wagons, caravans, and Cossacks); Persia (Tehran, soldiers, Persians, more caravans). The Western European shots are primarily of architecture. A nice selection of images, with more than the usual percentage (probably about two-thirds) from "exotic" locales. One interesting element is that mounted in the rear of the album are photographs (contemporaneous with the others) that have been printed from damaged negatives. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Jewish Encyclopedia - A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times: Complete in Twelve (12) Volumes

      New York: Ktav Publishing House, Inc.. Hardcover. Complete twelve-volume reprint of the 1901-1906 first edition. Undated. Circa 1964. Navy blue pebbled boards. Prior owner's name stamped atop front free endpaper of each volume else unmarked. All bindings intact. Light to moderate external wear and soiling with several beige droplets upon top edges. A sound copy of this majestic reference. . Very Good. 1964. Reprint.

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        Memorabilia or Spiritual Diary [Diarium Spirituale] from the Year 1747 to the Year 1765 (Three Volume Set)

      Stockholm: Warner Silfversparres nya Grafiska Aktiebolag. (1901-1905). Facsimile of the original manuscript in three volumes. With historical note in English and Latin. Tall thick octavos measuring approximately 10.5" x 18". Contemporary vellum over wooden boards with morocco spine labels. Ex-library copy, spine classmarks, bookplates, pockets, and one small ink number stamp in volume one, else no other markings. Overall moderate soiling to the vellum and endleaves, volume two with tearing to the vellum along the top edge and upper joints, else very good. A handsome set that beautifully prints Swedenborg's original manuscript "by means of photo-typography." Scarce. OCLC locates only 6 copies. .

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        La vie des abeilles - La vie des termites - La vie des fourmis

      1901 - Livre épuisé 3 vol. in-octavo (18,5 x 13,5 cm), chaque volume en plein maroquin doublé havane, garde de soie, dos à nerfs, tranches dorées, titre et auteur frappés or, couvertures et dos conservés, chemise, étui contenant les 3 vol. (Huser). Condition : Edition originale. Exemplaires sur papier Hollande (l'un des rares 25 ex. num. pour La vie des abeilles, l'un des 520 ex. (après 130 Japon) et l'un des 600 ex. (après 150 Japon) pour les deux autres volumes). Exemplaires parfaitement établis en pleins maroquins doublés par Huser, très bon état à l'exception d'un petit frottement à une chemise. 2000g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atalanta in Calydon: and Lyrical Poems with Chastelard and Mary Stuart, Two Tragedies

      08 - Leipzig - Tauchnitz, 1901 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Poetry and tragedy from this progressiveand passionate late Victorian poet in decorative calf bindings. From the Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors, Vols. 3522 and4027. Atalanta in Calydon and Lyrical Poems, selected, with an Introduction, by William Sharp. Condition: In half calf bindings. Externally, a few rubs to the spines, with fading. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean and bright, with a little browning to the uncut edges, as usual. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Tsiolkovsky signs and inscribes in 1901 a work, "The Success of Aeronautics in the 19th Century"

      The booklet, written in Russian, is 18 pages long, and is signed and inscribed at the top of the first page, also in Russian. It is a three-line inscription, dated 1901.

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        Denslow's Mother Goose

      McClure, Phillips & Company, New York 1901 - A very charming, handsome copy of this children's book. With all full-page color plates present, including 52 full-page plates and 82 pages in total. With matching colored front and rear endpapers and front and rear paste-downs. The verses in the book have been hand-lettered by Fred W. Goudy. With the exception of the occasional fngerprint and closed tear, all the plates are colorful, complete, and striking to behold. This is the second state with 4 pages of illustrations following the dedication page before the Humpty Dumpty rhymed poem and drawings. Bound in the original paper-covered boards featuring a charmingly dressed "Mother Goose" in bonnet and skirt on the front boards and the real Mother Goose playing a harp and see-sawing with a black cat on the rear boards. The front hinge is lightly separated; the rear hinge is very good. There is heavy rubbing along the front and rear edges and at the corners. A lovely, collectible copy of this children's classic. First Edition with the copyright date of 1901 as well as the matching title page date of 1901. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Inheritors; an extravagant story

      William Heinemann, 1901 - Fine, extraordinarily clean and bright copy Harvey A9b Original yellow pictorial cloth First English Edition, First Issue without the dedication leaf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE INHERITORS: AN EXTRAVAGANT STORY

      London: William Heinemann,. 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-323 [324] + [32]-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear,. original pictorial yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, top edge untrimmed, other edges rough trimmed.. Publisher's "presentation copy" embossed stamp on title leaf. Some. soiling to cloth, lower corner tips lightly bruised, minor foxing to. endpapers, largely along gutter margins, two small, faint tape ghosts. on each free endpaper, a tight, very good copy. Externally bright and. attractive; the cover soiling is less than is usually encountered on. this book. (#80407). First British edition, first issue, first binding. 1520 copies printed (utilizing the plates of the McClure, Phillips edition) of which this is one of 1000 in the first binding (top edge not trimmed; publisher's catalogue inserted at rear; "W H" bracketing windmill on spine panel). This copy does not have the dedication leaf later inserted in a few copies. The only work in the science fiction genre by either Conrad or Ford. Earth is invaded by the Dimensionists, an advanced humanoid race from earth's future, who co-exist with the present in an alternate universe on a different plane in time. A remarkable book that can be read as a probing social satire or as provocative science fiction. See Elaine L. Kleiner, "Joseph Conrad's Forgotten Role in the Emergence of Science Fiction," Extrapolation, 15 (December 1973), 25-34. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-276. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 460. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 186. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 27. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 57. Bleiler (1978), p. 48. Reginald 03318. Cagle A6a(3), binding a. Wise 9. Harvey A9b.

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        THE INHERITORS

      1901. An Extravagant Story. London: William Heinemann, 1901. 32 pp undated ads. Original yellow cloth decorated in black. First English Edition (issued a month after the American one), consisting of 1,500 copies in two states and three bindings. This was Conrad's only science fiction title, involving people from The Fourth Dimension -- though the work is largely Hueffer's.~The "I" narrator is Etchingham Granger, a writer of impeccable pedigree whose fortunes are none too good and who is forced to take on several disagreeable commercial assignments. Early on, he meets an extremely attractive young lady who is a "Fourth Dimensionist." This tribe of "new people" -- there is a dystopian pattern here -- lacks feelings and normal or human responses. They, and she, are dedicated to becoming the inheritors of the earth because of their superiority in intellect, control and deception. In particular, they plan to undermine public confidence in its institutions, which turns out to be fairly easy given the nature of the men who govern. The political satire lies here: everyone has a price and everyone is self-serving regardless of the seriousness of the isues. There is no "public policy" among public men. [Karl]~ This copy does have the dedication leaf ("To Borys & Christina"): according to Cagle "it would appear that the [dedication] leaf was inserted into only a few copies"; one would presume that these were likely the last copies to be bound up, and yet this copy is in the primary binding (with the pictorial cover panel and with "W H" bracketing the windmill on the spine; there were two subsequent bindings). It is a bright, close-to-fine copy (scarcely any wear at all, with much less cover soil than is usually the case with this bright yellow cloth). Cagle A6a.3. Housed in a (slightly tired) morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

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        THE INHERITORS: AN EXTRAVAGANT STORY

      London: William Heinemann,. 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-323 [324] + [32]-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear,. original pictorial yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, all edges untrimmed.. Slight spine lean, soiling to the light yellow cloth, especially on. spine panel, a bit of minor foxing to fore-edge of text block and. rear endpapers, private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-. down, a very good copy which is virtually free of wear to the cloth. and internally quite clean. (#74874). First British edition, first issue, first binding. 1520 copies printed (utilizing the plates of the McClure, Phillips edition) of which this is one of 1000 in the first binding (top edge not trimmed; publisher's catalogue inserted at rear; "W H" bracketing windmill on spine panel). This copy does not have the dedication leaf later inserted in a few copies. The only work in the science fiction genre by either Conrad or Ford. Earth is invaded by the Dimensionists, an advanced humanoid race from earth's future, who co-exist with the present in an alternate universe on a different plane in time. A remarkable book that can be read as a probing social satire or as provocative science fiction. See Elaine L. Kleiner, "Joseph Conrad's Forgotten Role in the Emergence of Science Fiction," Extrapolation, 15 (December 1973), 25-34. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-276. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 460. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 186. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 27. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 57. Bleiler (1978), p. 48. Reginald 03318. Cagle A6a(3), binding a. Wise 9. Harvey A9b.

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