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        The Works of Charles Dickens

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1901. 21 volumes, octavo, colour frontispieces; very good in original cloth. The Authentic edition: a beautifully illustrated edition of Dickens.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        George Hendrik Breitner : Indrukken en biographische aantekeningen van A. Pit, W. Steenhoff, Dr. Jan Veth en Prof. Dr. W. Vogelsang met 90 photogravures naar zijne werken. gedenkboek, LUXE UITGAVE !!!!

      Scheltema 1901. Gebonden in een fraaie stempelband naar ontwerp van C.A. Lion Cachet, in Kalfsleer en in kleuren gebatikt. één van de 25 genummerde exemplaren op Japans papier, dit is nummer 10. Gr. in-folio (51 x 40 cm). 178pp.George Hendrik Breitner is generally considered one of the most important painters of the 19th century. Together with Isaac Israëls and Willem Witsen he is one of the founders of what was later called Amsterdam Impressionism. Typical of Breitner is his love for the dynamic city life in the streets.Breitner not only portrayed industrial activities of workmen and draught horses, he depicted busy street views with horse trams, carriages and carts, and domestic and factory maids. Besides town views he painted (self) portraits, interiors, women in kimonos, female nudes, flower still lifes and military subjects. The influence of photography, which was discovered in 1839 and was rapidly increasing in accessibility, can be seen in Breitner?s work. Strong contrasts in light and dark, faded contours like in a blurred snapshot, and cropped figures and objects are characteristic elements in his paintings.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        Yestere: The Romance of a Life [A Novel About Turkish Armenia]

      T Fisher Unwin, London 1901 - 237 Pp. A Novel About Armenia. Very Scarce, Worldcat Locates Only One Institutional Copy, In Germany. A Clean, Tight, Unmarked Example, Hinges Strong, Some Wear, Just Beginning To Fray At Corners Of Spine And A Point At Upper Front Tip. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, member IOBA]
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        Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst. - Neue Folge 12. Jg. [36. Bd.] / 1901. - Mit den Beiblättern Kunstchronik und Kunstmarkt.,

      Leipzig: E. A. Seemann Verl., 1901, IV, 527 S., m. zahlr. Abb., 33 x 25 cm, HLn.-Bibl.-Band. - Mit Originalradierungen /-lithos von L. Corinth u.a. (entwert. Archivstempel auf der Impressumsseite, Rückenschildchen - sonst / innen gutes sauberes Ex.) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3700

      [Bookseller: Hofbuchhandlung Löwenberg - Antiquariat]
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        Class of 1904 Vassar College Scrapbook - Freshmen and Sophomore Years

      Poughkeepsie, New York, 1901. Scrapbook. Scrapbook. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardcover "Memorabilia of College Days" scrapbook, approximately 14"x11"x2". 42 full and partial pages; almost all with multiple items attached. Some with explanatory text provided by Ms. Lee. Additionally includes about 100 sheets of 3"x5" papers with pencil drawings of college life, presumably done by Ms. Lee and her friends, as well as another 100 sheets of 3"x5" papers with short pencil notes to Ms. Lee left by friends, presumably while she was not in her dorm room. Scrapbook is disbound and missing the rear cover. The heavy card pages are brittle and chipped along the edges, occasionally damaging the attached items. Parts of several pages are missing. This is a wonderful collection of ephemeral mementos documenting life of a popular and active student at America's premier turn-of-the-century woman's college who participated in many academic and extracurricular activities. The scrapbook contains approximately 125 items including an informational booklet about the school, newspaper clipping about Vassar athletes and their records, Lee's drawings, many event programs and tickets (opera, plays, concerts, recitals, a Paderewski performance, etc.), humorous scraps, quotations, many event announcements (receptions, a performance by the Svengalis, etc.), a dance card with pencil, notes and letters, a wishbone, a thin twig, class schedules, year-end examinations, valentines, a letter from the Superintendent of New York Prisons providing information for Lee to use in a debating contest, basketball booster information (dress, cheers, etc.), a baggage tag, and much more. Internet research reveals that after graduating, Ms. Lee (who was from Honesdale, Pennsylvania) became a teacher and served in the Red Cross during World War One.

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        Memoirs of William Cox, JP

      Sydney and Brisbane: William Brooks & Co, 1901. Octavo, portrait frontispiece, coloured plate depicting arms and 2 photographic plates, wear to original tissue protecting title page, top edge gilt; in the original red moire cloth, gilt, just faintly sunned at spine. First edition, rare: an exceptional copy in the original red moiré cloth boards. This work includes printed extracts from Cox's journal, written while he was supervising the building of the first road across the Blue Mountains in late 1814. William Cox (1764-1837) arrived in the colony in 1800 as a lieutenant in the New South Wales Corps, and soon after acquired Brush Farm at Dundas from John Macarthur. By 1803 he had over-reached his credit and, having been suspended as paymaster for the Corps, the ensuing years were turbulent for the young officer (including being arrested and ordered to England in 1807). Cox, not long retired from the army, returned to New South Wales in 1810, where he was made a magistrate on the Hawkesbury by Macquarie. It was Macquarie himself, keen to capitalise on the recent crossing of the Blue Mountains, who commissioned Cox to supervise the construction of the road over the Blue Mountains. Cox was given a small working party of thirty convicts, each of whom had been promised their freedom as a reward. Together, the gang made 163 kilometres of road (including over a dozen bridges) over rugged and mountainous terrain in a staggeringly short six months. It was an extraordinary achievement, and Macquarie rightly praised his efforts and awarded him the first land grant beyond the mountains. This volume reproduces his journal, the original of which is held by the Mitchell Library.

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        Hafenanlagen zu Breslau. Denkschrift zur Eröffnung des Städtischen Hafens am 3. September 1901. Hrsg. vom Magistrat der Stadt.

      Breslau, Druck Wiskott 1901.. 39,5 x 28,5 cm. 2 nn. Bl., 97 S. Mit zahlr. Abb. u. Rissen im Text sowie 44 teils mehrf. gefalt. Lichtdrucktafeln, Karten u. Plänen. Goldgepr. OHLn. (etw. fleckig und bestoßen).. Denkschrift zum Entwurf, Bau und Betrieb des neuen Breslauer Hafens, der im September 1901 eingeweiht wurde. Unter den zahlreichen Abbildungen und Plänen auch eine Foto-Ansicht und ein Grundriss der Hafen- und Werftanlagen sowie eine Beschreibung der Werftanlage der Firma Cäsar Wollheim in Cosel bei Breslau. Die damals neue Schiffswerft baute u.a. Lastkähne, Schlepper und Spezialschiffe für die Binnenschifferei und insbesondere den Transport der Kohle von Schlesien nach Berlin. Das war das Kerngeschäft der Kohlenhandlung. Darüberhinaus wurden die Schiffe in alle Welt exportiert und die Werft expandierte.- Teils minimal fingerfleckig.

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        Artistic Oddities. A Girl's Album of Playful Watercolours from the turn of the Century, Primarily Done in British India

      A girl's album of playful watercolours from the turn of the century, primarily done in British India, with signed comments and humorous verse by family members and many other people. 1901-1907. 119 numbered pages. 280 x 220 mm. Black leather, scuffed, with gilt lettered title to upper front board. Loosely inserted are two letters, a list of songs, and a calling card. 71 pages of comical drawings, many pages with several drawings. The illustrations are mainly of animals, but also caricatures of people and passenger ships. Page 72 a drawing depicts a group of purple robed people, (corner of that page torn). Dorothy made drawings and then asked people to identify the creature and to write an explanation or a piece of doggerel. Some drawings appear to have been done in another hand, (p.68). The album begins in Dover on December 12, 1901 and ends on November 27, 1907 somewhere in India. Dorothy travelled on at least two passenger shgips, the S.S. Moldavia and the S.S. Marmora. Her travels take her to Simla and Lucknow. She also stayed at the Savoy Hotel, Mussorie. A very interesting album, full of fun and weird drawings and captions. .

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        Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

      Salt Lake City: Published by the Andrew Jenson History Company; and printed by the Deseret News, 1901,1914,1920,1936. First editions. Leather bound. 828; 827; Octavo [24.5 cm] A mismatched set. Three of the volumes are 3/4 maroon leather with red cloth over boards, and volume 4 has dark red cloth on the spine and boards. All 4 volumes have embossed designs and gilt lettering on the spine and boards. Volumes 1 and 3 have red speckled text block edges. Volumes 1 and 2 are in good condition only, and volumes 3 and 4 are in very good condition. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped. The endsheets have previous owners' labels, stamps, or names in pen. The spine ends of volumes 1 and 2 have small losses and chips. A large chip in the surface of the backstrip of volume 2, measuring roughly 2" long, has been glued. The exposed boards at the spine ends and corners of volume 2 have been colored in. The text blocks of both these volumes are cracked, one at the beginning, and one at the rear. Complete set of the original LDS Biographical Encyclopedia by LDS Church historian, Andrew Jenson. This monumental work (over 3300 pages) was published and compiled over a period of 35 years and complete sets of the original editions are uncommon. Flake: 4413.

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        PROCLAMATIE. Aan de Inwoners van de Oranje Rivier Kolonie. Nademaal eene waarschuwing volgens proclamatie uitgevaardigd werd op den 1sten Juni 1900, dat alle personen de wapens dragende tegen Hare Majesteit binnen de Oranje Rivier Kolonie, blootgesteld zouden zijn om als rebellen te worden behandeld, en nademaal het gelast werd dat alle wapens en ammunitie overgegeven moesten worden ; NU DERHALVE, Ik, FREDERICK SLEIGH, BARON ROBERTS VAN KANDAHAR. TRANSLATED [ loosely ] : PROCLAMATION. To the residents of the Orange River Colony. Whereas following a proclamation issued on the 1st. June 1900 that all persons bearing arms against Her Majesty in the Orange River Colony would be regarded as rebels, and whereas it was ordered that all arms and am

      Curling Drukker Printer. Bloemfontein - Printed on paper, c. 63 x 52 cms., at one time folded into four, now lined with tissue and repaired at folds and edges, some loss of paper at the edges, the loss of a few characters in the folds, but otherwise in remarkably good condition; on the reverse in blue pencil is the contemporary note - 'Taken out of a deserted Boer Farm'. This was taken by and came back to England with CAPTAIN H. E. M. STUDDY, of the Imperial Yeomanry, 85th.Company, 2nd. Battalion [he left South Africa for England aboard HMS Canada, July 18th. 1901]. *This Proclamation, one of many issued during the Boer Wars, was put out during the second phase of the Second Boer War, two days before Roberts considered the war over and England victorious. There followed two further years of a guerilla war, the third phase. The Orange Free State had been annexed on May 28th. 1900, and renamed the Orange River Colony. The stipulations of the above Proclamation can be seen as a prelude to Kitchener's 'scorched earth' policy operated during phase three. OFFERED WITH : HERFST, J. J. Post Kaart van den Oranje Vrijstaat. Geteekend aan het Typographisch Bureau van J. J. Herfst, Bloemfontein. Printed at 'The Press' Works, Pretoria. [Published by] Höveker & Wormser, Uitgevers [Publishers], Pretoria. [Sold by] W. A. Wright, Bookseller and Stationer, Bloemfontein. SIZE : c. 54 x 43 cms., on paper now lined, printed in black, red and blue, the edges and folds repaired, with some loss at the margins not affecting the image, and in one of the folds, though still in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Analecta Ecclesiastica seu Romana Collectanea circa Theologiam - Ius Canonicum - Administrationem i Foro contentioso et gratioso - Sacram Liturgiam - Historiam - etc. (KONVOLUT aus 5 Bänden) - 1901 bis 1905.

      1901 - 1905.. je Band/ Jahrgang ca. 500 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; LATEINISCH!!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Analecta Ecclesiastica seu Romana Collectanea circa Theologiam - Ius Canonicum - Administrationem i Foro contentioso et gratioso - Sacram Liturgiam - Historiam - etc. (KONVOLUT aus 5 Bänden) - 1901 bis 1905.,

      1901 - 1905. 1901 - je Band/ Jahrgang ca. 500 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; LATEINISCH!! Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 8000

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        Alaska. The Harriman Alaska Expedition. Three volume set of the first editions

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1901, v.3 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. T.e.gilt., deckled edges, slight moisture marking to volume one fore edge; otherwise fine. Volumes one and two in scarce canvas jackets. Volume three includes three photogravures by Edward S. Curtis. ; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set will require additional postage. .

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Inscribed to Dorothy, L. Frank Baum signs his book "American Fairy Tales"

      Signed and Inscribed "L. Frank Baum", a copy of "American Fairy Tales" on the front free endpaper, to "Miss Dorothy Rountree": "Dear Dorothy--These stories are different from other fairy tales, but I hope they will please you by way of contrast & I had more fun writing them than any other book I have published." 8vo, publisher's cloth, covers stained and buckling and markedly faded, edges rubbed, spine darkened and dampstained; minor loss to upper right corner of signature page, short closed tear at fore-edge near signature, hinges cracked, even toning throughout. Chicago, 1901; inscription: Chicago, 30 October 1901Harrison H. Rountree was a Chicago businessman and friend of Baum, to whom was dedicated his 1898 book, By the Candelabra's Glare; some speculate that his daughter, Dorothy Rountree, may have inspired Baum's Dorothy character from the Wonderful Wizard of Oz and other stories.

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        Homeri Ilias cum scholiis. Codex Venetus A , Marcianus 454 phototypice editus. Praefatus est Dominicus Comparetti.

      Lugduni Batavorum/ Leyden Sijthoff, 1901.. 14, 327 Bl. Gr.-Fol. (über 45cm). Faksimiledruck der berühmten mittelbyzantinischen Handschrift aus dem 9. Jahrhundert, wahrscheinlich von Giovanni Aurispa, die 1423 nach San Marco gebracht wurde. Sie enthält die einzigen vollständigen Scholien für die Ilias. Albin Lesky erwähnt und pries das Werk in seiner griechischen Literaturgeschichte. Vorwort in Latein, XIV Seiten. Die ersten Seiten des Vorworts unschön unterlegt, teils mit alten Tesafilmspuren. Text ohne Schäden. Einband berieben und etwas fleckig ( Schnitt ebenso) Ecken stärker bestossen. Gelenke unterlegt. Aus der Serie: "Codices Graeci et Latini photographice depicti duce Scatone de Vries Bibliothecae Universitatis Leidensis Praefecto" Tom VI. - Facsimile of the famous Middle Byzantine Manuscript from the 9th century, probably by Giovanni Aurispa, which was brought to San Marco 1423. It contains the only complete scholia for the Iliad. Albin Lesky mentioned and praised the work in its History of Greek Literature. Preface in Latin, XIV pages. First pages of the preface repaired inelegant, some with scotch tape. Text without damage. Cover rubbed and a bit stained (edges as well), corners a bit bumped, hinge repaired. From the series: "Codices Latini et Graeci photo graphice depicti duce Scatone de Vries Bibliothecae Universitatis Leidensis Praefecto" Tom VI. LAE

      [Bookseller: Buchhaus Stern-Verlag e.K.]
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        The Prose Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. Edited by Walter Jerrold. With Illustrations by Charles E. Brock

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1901., 1901. 30 volumes; small 8vo. Superb in half dark brown morocco by Lauriat c.1900 with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, marbled end papers and marbled boards with gilt rule; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with over 300 plates from paintings in sanguine. Discreet closed tear repaired to one plate in vol.1. Pages uncut. Internally clean. A very handsome set with beautiful illustrations.

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        Tales of the Stumps

      London: Ward Lock & Co 1901 - VG HB in attractive green/gilt pictorial boards, no dj. Bookplate of William D Reid. 269pp with b/w illus by Lucien Davis & 'RIP', frontis has tissue guard. Cricketing stories. Clean, bright & tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cheshire Book Centre]
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        Old Indian Legends

      Ginn and Company 1901 - inscribed on the half title page by the author thus : "Indian Legends are Wild Flowers from America's once Virgin Soil Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin)". there are no other inscriptions but the preliminary pages are marked, lightly creased and foxed. the red boards are worn and marked, and there are small tears in the cloth. the book is complete with all plates as called for. there are age related marks and a couple of small tears. the binding is strong. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wall Street Stories

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

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        Histoire des institutions politiques de l'ancienne France. Deuxième édition revue par Camille Jullian. Paris. Hachette. 1901-1914.

      - 6 volumes in-8° reliés demi veau marbré noisette, dos à nerfs richement décoré, pièce de titre et de tomaison de maroquin marron. Couvertures conservées. Très bel état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        ATLAS COLORIE DES PAPILLONS D'EUROPE

      J.-B. BAIILLIERE ET FILS 1901 - RO20161785: XXXII + 120 pages - nombreuses planches chronolitographiees hors texte - tranche en tête dorées. Edition francaise par JOSEPH DE JOANNIS S.J. - MACROLEPIDOPTERE (Rhopaloceres, Heteroceres) . In-4 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 595.7-Entomologie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK MINGO.

      London, Nisbet, (1901).FIRST EDITION, (1901). 12mo, 130 x 90 mm, 5 1 / 8 x 3½ inches, original publisher's DE LUXE BINDING OF WHITE FAKE MOROCCO with line illustration in black, and red lettering to upper cover, expertly rebacked to match, part of original spine with all of title in red and black laid down, (loss of lower stems of 'TT' in 'LITTLE), original endpapers retained with inscription dated 3rd Nov. 1901, tiny bookseller's label on front pastedown. 143 pages, colour frontispiece and 35 colour plates. Text and plates printed 1 side only. Covers very slightly marked, strip 5 mm (¼ inch) wide next to spine on both boards lacks surface paper. Occasional very slight faint margin spot, otherwise contents very nice. A very good copy of the very scarce de luxe binding probably reserved for a few special copies by Bannerman's new publisher. Barton, Pictus Orbis Sambo, page 123. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Zwei Feldpostkarten eines Soldaten ("Emil") der deutschen Truppen beim zweiten internationalen Expeditionskorps in China.

      China, 1901.. Zusammen (1+1 =) 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. (Qu.-)8vo. Jeweils mit eh. Adresse und einer hübschen aquarellierten Federzeichnung.. Interessante Dokumente aus dem Chinafeldzug anläßlich des Boxeraufstands. Der Verfasser berichtet darin seiner Cousine in München vom Vorrücken der Truppen und diversen Kampfhandlungen, insbesondere derjenigen bei Tshang-Tschöng im März 1901 (mit Darstellung der Schlacht im Gebirge nahe der Stadt). Die andere Karte zeigt die Stadtmauer von Peking, dargestellt "von einem deutschen Maler". - Ein minimaler Eckausbruch, leichte Knickspuren und etwas gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Mittheilungen des Vereins badischer Thierärzte. Erster vis vierter Jahrgang in einem Bande ( 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904 )

      Karlsruhe, Macklot, 1901.. Sammelband mit den ersten vier Jahrgängen der seltenen Zeitschrift, wobei einige Nummern fehlen. Mit zahlreichen Originalbeiträgen verschiedener Autoren: Der erste Jahrgang mit VII, 208 Seiten / der zweite Jahrgang mit VI, 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-80 und 97-212 ( es fehlt das Heft Nr. 5 ) / der dritte Jahrgang mit VI, 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-128 und 145-192 ( es fehlt Heft 9 ) / der vierte Jahrgang mit V, Seiten 1-148 und 181-196 ( es fehlen hier die Hefte 10 und 11 ). Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, wenige Seiten etwas fleckig bzw. fingerfleckig, die Seiten in der Mitte mit kleiner Falzspur ( wahrscheinlich durch den Postversand der Zeitung bedingt ) Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz mit handschriftlichem Vermerk " Von Herrn.....Dr. Vielhauer gewidmet ". - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES [serialized in the SEPTEMBER 1901 #128 through MAY 1902 #136 issues, inclusive, of THE STRAND MAGAZINE [although the two volumes present actually contain twelve consecutive issues from AUGUST 1901 #127 through JULY 1902 #138]

      London [but actually New York]: George Newnes Limited 1901-1902, 1901 First [US issue] editions. Complete serialization within magazine issues #128 through #136 [but with three additional non-HOUND-serialization issues, #127 and #137 and #138, also being present]. [Please note that listings often cite August 1901 through April 1902 as the HOUND serialization issues, but the title page dates on the issues present in this set are clearly September 1901---which has the opening chapters---and May 1902---which has the concluding chapters. I have been advised that the explanation is that when published in the UK version of the magazine, the issue dates were indeed August through April, but in the US version of the magazine, the issue dates were a month later resulting in a September through May run for HOUND]. The issues are complete [with the other stories, illustrations, etc], save that the original paper covers of the individual issues are mssing]. Privately bound in two true half-leather [spine and corners] hardcover volumes. [This is not the publisher's pictorial blue cloth binding]. Badly in need of rebinding [because the leather has very badly deteriorated, with the spine area broken] but the contents are very nice [as the original paper was of good quality, it is still nearly white, without foxing, etc].. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

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        The writings and speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

      Boston: "Little, Brown and Co.". 1901. "Beaconsfield Edition, limited to 1000 numbered sets (this, no. 843); 12 volumes, 8vo, engraved title pages and gravure frontispieces in each volume, 29 other gravure portraits; printed title pages printed in red and black; original three-quarter green levant, giklt-lettered direct on spines, t.e.g.; spines uniformly toned, all else near fine."

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        Coaching Ways and Coaching Days

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1901. 1 volume, with 214 illustrations by Hugh Thomson & Herbert Railton. Bound in full vellum, spine and front cover decorated in a fine Art Nouveau design, central pannel of front cover with a hand painted coaching scene, the central pannel surounded by mother-of-pearl, the horsehoe on the epper edge of the cover also inlaid with mother-of-pearl, gilt dentelles, vellum doublures, topedge gilt, hinges fine, by Cedric Chivers. A fine example of his reverse vellum decorated bindings.

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        First on the Antarctic Continent

      London: George Newnes, 1901. Hardcover. Good +. 333 pp. 32pp ads. Photogravure portrait frontispiece and 18 plates. Navy blue covers with gilt inlay on front and spine. Pages off-cut. Former Forbes Library, Northampton, Mass. book with Dewey decimal numbers on spine marked out, library bookplate on inside front cover and library stamp on title page. Some rubbing and wear to covers with bumping to spine extremities and corners. Half title page partially detached. Some scuffing and marks to ffep. Back hinge cracked. Text is clean with no markings. Two fold-out maps detached with significant tears along folds- one map has section torn away.

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        Ilsee Prinzessin von Tripolis

      Praha, Koci, 1901. (Mucha, Alphons; 1860-1939). Flers, Robert de. "Ilsee Prinzessin von Tripolis". Prague: Koci, 1901. Translated by Regine Adler. Copy nr. 799 of 800 of the edition in German language. Large 4°. 128 pp. Orig. illustrated paper cover, 132 illustrations, decoratins and ornamental lines - all orig. litographs by A. Mucha. With orig. protective cardboard sleeve with title printed in gold.. Sehr gut erhalten. Schutzetui unbedeutend berieben. Siehe Foto.

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        HIERROS ARTISTICOS

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Prologo de M. Utrillo 1901. 30x22. 2 vol. XVI pag+200 lam (100 por volumen). Magnifica Obra de Forja y muy apreciada. Ref 4.5 Biblioteca A.

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        Memoirs of Arii Taimai E Marama of Eimeo, Teriiere of Tooarai, Teriinui of Tahiti, Tauraatua I Amo

      Paris: privately printed, 1901. Quarto, folding map, a fine uncut copy in original blue cloth with gilt label. Tahitian aristocracy explained. Scarce history of Tahiti based on the testimony Arii Taimai, a surviving member of the Tahitian aristocracy. Born in 1824, Arii Taimai was the grand-daughter of Tati, paramount chief of the Papara district of Tahiti. Following the tragic death of his wife, American historian and intellectual Henry Adams arrived in Tahiti in 1891. Here he failed to find the enchanted world portrayed by Robert Louis Stevenson, but did have the good fortune to meet with Arii Taimai, a matriarch 'pleasantly garrulous, full of legends her father had taught her… She had, in her own name, title to more than thirty Tahitian marae. She had also been adopted by the widow of Pomare II, and had spent nearly the whole of her life suspended in the web of rhetoric about dominance and legitimacy of Tahitian lines and titles' (Dening, p. 278). Arii Taimai spoke to Adams through her daughter Marau who acted as an interpreter. Upon returning to the United States, Adams wove her testimony into his own researches on Tahiti and in 1893 published a small number of copies of which only a handful remain. This is the second edition of 1901, privately printed in Paris on fine paper stock with generous margins (several facsimile editions have since followed). In his bibliography of the library of Bjarn Kroepelien, bibliographer Rolf du Rietz comments on its scarcity and importance. He claims the memoirs 'must certainly be regarded as one of the finest items in the collection. Only a very few copies were printed, and these are now mostly to be found in public institutions'. This book itself is a strange blend, Adams having taken the testimony of Arii Taimai and woven it into his own history of the islands. Adams contrived Arii Taimai as the author, an effort constantly undermined by his scholarly references to voyage accounts, European philosophy and classical mythology. Nonetheless, much of the content is directly derived from the author's personal interaction with the Tahitian matriarch, and as such the book contains unique and valuable accounts of the history and genealogy of the islands. From the library of acclaimed American novelist Louis Auchincloss, with his bookplate.

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        With the Flag to Pretoria. A History of the Boer War of 1899-1900, AND, After Pretoria: The Guerilla War. The Supplement to "With the Flag to Pretoria"

      Harmsworth Brothers, London - 4 Volumes complete work bound in original red cloth with black and gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Edges of board bevelled. Boards have slight shelf wear and soiling. (London: Harmsworth Brothers, 1901 1902; (330 x 255 mm); Joints and spine tight. Each volume liberally illustrated with photographs, artwork and maps. Covers still bright; no spotting or fading; Large folding maps present in Vol I and II as called for. Very good condition. The first two volumes affords a record of the South African War up to the advance to Komati Poort and the flight of President Kruger. 'After Pretoria: The Guerilla War', which completes the work continues the history of the South African War to the signing of Peace at Vereeniging. 1724 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lieutenant Gustl. Novelle.

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

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        Alfred the Great

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1901 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A biography of Alfred the Great by the author of Tom Brown's School Days. Thomas Hughes (1822 1896) was an English lawyer and author. He also wrote The Scouring of the White Horse (1859), Tom Brown at Oxford (1861), Religio Laici (1868), and the Memoir of a Brother. His brother was George Hughes, whom the character of Tom Brown was based upon. In a Relfe Brothers binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, with just a couple of marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ink signature to endpaper. Pages are generally bright and clean, though with some foxing to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        RECORD OF RECENT CONSTUCTION, NOS. 21-30, BURNHAM WILLIAMS & CO

      Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham Williams & Co., 1901 Issues 21 through 30 from 1900 to 1901 of Baldwin Locomotive Works' "Records of Recent Construction," with original wrapper covers, custom bound into hardcover for William L. Austin with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Austin entered the firm Baldwin Locomitive Works in 1870 and in 1885 became a partner in the firm of Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co., and later Chairman of the Board of Baldwin. Issues 21] Record of Recent Construction, 1900; 22] Record of Recent Construction, 1901; 23] Locomotive Boilers, by Cornelius Vanderbilt; 24] Record of Recent Construction, May, 1901; 25] Locomotives of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, by S.M. Vauclain; 26] Record of Recent Construction, 1901; 27] Broad Firebox Locomotives, by Samuel M. Vauclain; 28] Record of Recent Construction, 1901; 29] The Building of a Modern Locomotive, by Paul T. Warner; 30] An Address Upon Compound Locomotives, by S.M. Vauclain. Bound in original red calf with raised bands and lettering and intricate border design stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Top of text block in gilt. Tiny chips to two corners and very shallow loss at head of spine. A handsome, near fine, bright copy.. Hardcover.

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        Die wichtigsten Webe-Ornamente bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. Serie I, II, III (3 von 5 Mappen).

      Wiesbaden, Selbstvlg., 1901 - 2°, 1-54 Tafeln; 55- 108 Taf.; 109-162 Taf., Privat-HLwd.-Mappe, Bibl.-Schild a. Rücken, berieben. Stempel a. allen Tafeln, einige Taf m. kleinen Eckfehlstellen - gutes Exemplar. Friedrich Fischbach (1839 - 1908), german textile designer. He received his education at the Berlin Academy of Industrial Design. In 1862, he moved to Vienna where he followed the profession of decorator and designer. There he prepared drawings for the collection of pattern designs in the Austrian Museum. He became teacher of ornamentation at the Royal Academy, Hanau, in 1870, and from 1883 to 1888 served as director of the newly organized Industrial Art School of Saint Gall. In 1889, he moved to Wiesbaden. He founded many societies for the advancement of industrial art and by his work exercised a great influence on textile designing in Germany. In 1909, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, acquired his collection of antique embroideries and fabrics. 9000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALBUM CALIGRAFICO UNIVERSAL

      . Zustand: Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Litografia Aleu. 1901. Holandesa con puntas. 63Pag+63 Laminas. Escrituras grabados sobre piedra por Angel Gimferrer, Alejandro Cardunets, Victor Beckers y A. Soler. Multiples escrituras del mundo. Magnifico ejemplar.

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        REVISTA GRAFICA, INSTITUT CATALA DE LES ARTS DEL LLIBRE

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Barcelona. 1901-1902. 174pag + 64(anuncis). 27,5x19. Edicio de 1100 exemplars. N°738. El Institut de les Arts del Llibre era una Corporacio Activa de Barcelona del 1898 al 1939, fundada per J. Ll. Pellicer, J. Cunill, J. Casas i Carbo, J. Russell, A. Verdaguer, F. Giro i E. Canivell. Magnifica Obra.

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        English Men of Letters [38 volumes]

      Harper & Brothers 1901 - NOT ex libris. This is a 1st US edition. [Please check for shipping cost on multi-volume sets and larger format books.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "London to Bristol" originale Farb-Lithographie ca.66x41cm (Darstellung/Image size) im Stein signiert "Ludovic" unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt, oberhalb bezeichnet; Klackner London 1901

      . Das stimmungsvolle und farbenfrische Blatt (71x48cm) am unteren Rand mit kleiner hinterlegten Randläsur..

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        4 Künstler-Postkarten aus Rüschlikon und von der italienischen Riviera bei Genua.

      1901 und 1902.. 4 Original-Tuschezeichnungen. Format der Postkarten ca. 9x14 cm.. Richard Emil Amsler (geb. 2.9.1859, gest. 21.1.1934, beides in Schaffhausen) war ein Schweizer Maler, Zeichner, Graphiker und Bildhauer. Er war Konservator der Schaffhauser Kunstsammlung. - Vorliegen vier hübsche Künstlerpostkarten von ihm an ein Fräulein Hedwig Pfister in Genua und in Rüschlikon, am Zürichersee. Eines zeigt eine kolorierte Tuschezeichnung der Abtei von San Fruttuoso (San Fruttuoso di Capodimonte), Teil des Klosterkomplexes an der gleichnamigen Bucht an der italienischen Riviera bei Genua (mit Randbemerkungen von Amsler und seiner Unterschrift, verso adressiert und gestempelt, etwas gebräunt, leichtere Randläsuren), die 2. Karte zeigt auf humoristische Art 3 wandernde Künstler die in der Ferne das Hotel Belvoir in einer Art Fata Morgana erblicken (wohl das Hotel Belvoir über dem Züricher See in Rüschlikon), verso adressiert an Hedwig Pfister in Rüschlikon, Rißspur, ca. 3 cm, mit Tesafilm auf dem Adreßfeld geklebt, gestempelt, etwas gebräunt und angerieben). - Eine 3. Karte zeigt drei Künstler vor einer Altstadt, ev. Neuville in der Schweiz: "wie das Künstlerkleeblatt beim schönen Wetter munter gearbeitet hat". Adressiert an Familie Pfister im Hotel Belvoir in Rüschlikon, gestempelt, etwas gebräunt und leichter berieben. Eine vierte Karte zeigt wohl ebenfalls das Hotel Belvoir am Zürichersee (Rüschlikon), verso mehrzeilig von Amsler beschrieben und unterschrieben, adressiert an Hedwig Pfister, diesmal wieder in Genua. Gestempelte Briefmareke, etwas gebräunt und angerieben. - Unikate!

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        Memoirs of William Cox, JP

      William Brooks & Co, Sydney and Brisbane 1901 - Octavo, portrait frontispiece, coloured plate depicting arms and 2 photographic plates, wear to original tissue protecting title page, top edge gilt; in the original red moire cloth, gilt, just faintly sunned at spine. First edition, rare: an exceptional copy in the original red moiré cloth boards. This work includes printed extracts from Cox's journal, written while he was supervising the building of the first road across the Blue Mountains in late 1814. William Cox (1764-1837) arrived in the colony in 1800 as a lieutenant in the New South Wales Corps, and soon after acquired Brush Farm at Dundas from John Macarthur. By 1803 he had over-reached his credit and, having been suspended as paymaster for the Corps, the ensuing years were turbulent for the young officer (including being arrested and ordered to England in 1807). Cox, not long retired from the army, returned to New South Wales in 1810, where he was made a magistrate on the Hawkesbury by Macquarie. It was Macquarie himself, keen to capitalise on the recent crossing of the Blue Mountains, who commissioned Cox to supervise the construction of the road over the Blue Mountains. Cox was given a small working party of thirty convicts, each of whom had been promised their freedom as a reward. Together, the gang made 163 kilometres of road (including over a dozen bridges) over rugged and mountainous terrain in a staggeringly short six months. It was an extraordinary achievement, and Macquarie rightly praised his efforts and awarded him the first land grant beyond the mountains. This volume reproduces his journal, the original of which is held by the Mitchell Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ERAGNY PRESS] HERODIAS

      London: Eragny Press and issued by Hacon & Ricketts, 1901. Limited Edition, one of 226 copies.. Full Leather. 16mo. Lucien and Esther Pissarro. Early full crimson morocco binding with raised bands; tastefully gold-tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; handsewn endbands and three-color silk ribbon marker; top edge gold; a lovely fine binding; contents clean but for the evidence of an early bookplate (removed or fallen out) on the verso of the front free endpaper. Genz EP9.

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