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        TALE OF TSAREVICH IVAN, THE FIRE-BIRD AND GREY WOLF

      1901. Paperback. 1. (BILIBIN,IVAN)illus. THE TALE OF TSAREVICH IVAN, THE FIRE BIRD AND GREY WOLF. Moscow: 1901. Folio (10 x 13"), pictorial wraps, near Fine. Illustrated by Bilibin with cover design plus 3 full page and 5 smaller magnificent chromolithographs. This is the first title in Bilibin's large picture book series. See Golynets plate 1 for a reproduction. Nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Ainu and Their Folk-Lore

      London: The Religious Tract Society,, 1901. Half-title, photographic portrait frontispiece, xxvi + 604 pages with numerous illustrations throughout. Index. Original pictorial burgundy cloth, very clean and brigh condition. * Top /bottom spine slightly bumped, very little shaved edges. NOTE: Select the higher shipping rate for EXTRA Track & Trace. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. FINE. 22x15.

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        Etidorhpa; or, The end of earth;: The strange history of a mysterious being and the account of a remarkable journey,

      Dodd, Mead & company, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. SIGNED by John Uri Lloyd on the title page. Eleventh Edition, revised and enlarged. 27 illustrations. "In this edition chapters excluded from the former editions have been given a place, thus enlarging and making the book complete." - from the author's preface. The last entry on the copyright page is "Copyright 1901, by Dodd, Mead and Company" The title page states "Printed for the author by The Caxton Press". There is no indication that there is anything special about this book, yet the pages have the feel of vellum. Unlike the Dodd, Mead printing the covers are a patterned red cloth with black lettering on the front panel and gilt on the spine. The lower part of the illustration on page 112 has been reproduced and pasted onto the front board. The covers have light edgewear and staining to the gutters. Some of the pages have wrinkling at the top edge close to the spine (binding problem) while others are dog-eared (later human addition). Still, a very good copy of this early science fiction work.

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        The Works of Maurice Maeterlinck, Plays and Poems, 9 volumes, complete

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1901. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +. One of 150 copies of the "Autograph Edition", 1901-1915. 8vo's bound in publisher's full grain maroon morocco, double-triple gilt rule to boards, 5 raised spine bands with gilt compartments, and ornate gilt dentelles. Signed by Maeterlink on the frontis of volume 1. In VG+ to near fine condition with lightly sun struck spines and some dryness to the joints, though generally quite supple. Very small chip to the spinehead of volume 7. A very handsome and scarce set of Maeterlink's plays and poems. Contents: v. 1. Sister Beatrice, Ardiane & Barbe Bleue. v. 2. Joyzelle. Monna Vanna v. 3. Blue bird. v. 4. Mary Magdalene. v. 5. Pelléas and Mélisande. Alladine and Palomides. Home v. 6. Princess Maleine v. 7. The intruder. The blind. The seven princesses. The death of Tintagiles v. 8. Aglavaine and Selysette v. 9. Poems.

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        La Légende de l'aigle. Compositions de François Thévenot gravées par Florian et Romagnol

      Paris: Librairie de la Collection des Dix, A. Romagnol, 1901. Livre. Illus. by François Thévenot. Très bon. Bradel. Édition illustrée. Paris, Librairie de la Collection des Dix, A. Romagnol, 1901. 31,5 x 22 cm (R), in-4, 222 (1) pp., 60 compositions gravées in et hors texte - reliés in-fine les 3 ff. du prospectus, reliure à la bradel de l'époque de demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos lisse orné en long d'attributs napoléoniens, filets sur les plats, couvertures et dos conservés (reliure signée E. Carayon). Tirage à 351 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 35 sur Chine avec une suite des bois sur Chine (n° 30). De la bibliothèque de Eugène Renevey, avec son bel ex-libris volant tiré à pleine page sur Chine (vente "Bibliothèque Eugène Renevey", Giraud-Badin, 1924, 1re partie, vendu 210 fr.). "Edition estimée, surtout en grand papier" (Carteret). Rousseurs éparses et particulièrement abondantes sur les cinq premiers feuillets. Agréable exemplaire fort bien relié par Emile Carayon. (MONOD, 4353 ; CARTERET, IV, 151).

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        Report of the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1899-1901

      Washington: GPO, 1901. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Excellent condition w/minor cloth loss on rear cover and light discoloration, rare early work, contains the Report, Senate Document 54 (1901), 263pps; Report for 1902 54th document Part 2, 524pps; and 1902 document 123, 10pps, illustrations, f/o charts. 1901-2. This was the complete study which positively influenced the Senate to take on the Panama Canal project in 1902-4, of tremendous importance to American security, shipping and overall trade relations with countries worldwide who used the Canal for ship movement between oceans. Dirty fingers have used this book as seen from the soiling to fore-edge and bottom pages. President William McKinley appointed the Nicaragua Canal Commission (first Walker Commission), under Rear Adm. John G. Walker, July 29, 1897, which surveyed the route of the canal. The Nicaragua Canal [first Walker] Commission re-examineed the logistics of a canal route through the Isthmus of Nicaragua. After studies from December 1897 through February 1899, the Nicaragua Canal [first Walker] Commission submitted its report in March 1899. The commission estimated the cost of construction at $118,113,790 not including interest and administration. The Senate Committee on Interoceanic Canals was established on 15 December 1899, succeeding the Senate Select Committee on the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal, 1895-99. As its name implies, the initial focus of this committee was on legislation to authorize the construction of an isthmian canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, not necessarily through Nicaragua. These facts and findings are surveyed in this volume. .

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        The Strand Magazine, Volume 22 ( Aug.1901-Jan.1902) AND Volume 23 ( Feb to July 1902 (The Hound of the Baskervilles - complete first edition)

      George Newnes, 1901-01-01. Hardcover. Good. FIRST UK EDITIONS.London: George Newnes Limited, 1901-1902. 804 pp. + 724 pp. Illustrated. First UK editions. (Correct complete UK serialization with The Hound beginning in August of 1901 and concluding in April of 1902. Apparently the American serialization took place a month later for each part.) Complete in two volumes. Condition: Both volumes are in Good condition with clean pages and sturdy bindings. Neither has any inscriptions, bookplates, etc. Front hinges are a bit tender. The first volume, #22, dated July-December 1901, has a worn spine with the lettering mostly rubbed off; wear/chipping to cloth at head and foot, where there's the beginnings of split. Offsetting to front endpaper, bumped corners, spot of wear/scratching at back. The second volume, #23, dated January-June 1902, is in a bit nicer shape with its lettering intact, wear to its head and foot. A nice set.The complete first appearance of Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles in The Strand: An Illustrated Monthly, edited by George Newnes, running from July 1901 to June 1902. Also contains H.G. Wells "First Men in the Moon.

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        The Novels

      London: Macmillan and Co., , 1901-1904. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. With an introduction by Austin Dobson. 5 volumes, octavo (195 × 130 mm). Contemporary purple half calf, marbled sides, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, gilt compartment decoration, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Hugh Thomson illustrations through out. Spines evenly sunned, spines with a little scuffing, couple of volumes with light scuffing to rear top corner, occasional minor spotting to pages, else a very good set charmingly bound. An attractive library set of Austen's novels with lovely illustrations bound in a charming purple calf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Golliwogg's 'Auto-Go-Cart'

      VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight edge-rubbing. Slight loosening. No inscriptions or marks First Edition Illustrated board cover with green cloth spine 220mm x 280mm (9" x 11"). 66pp. 30 full-page colour illustrations [1 double page]. In the name of political correctness, Upton's wonderful golliwog - heroic, gentle, gallant and resourceful - has been lumped together with stereotypes and condemned out of hand. In fact, when picture books were filled with images of white-skinned, golden-haired, blue-eyed children, Upton was the first to use an Afro-Caribbean character as the main protagonist.

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        THE POINTER AND HIS PREDECESSORS. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE POINTING DOG FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES. By William Arkwright.

      Arthur L. Humphreys. London. - (1901) 1906 2nd edition. 8vo (145 x 227mm). Ppxiv,275. B/w plates, mostly from paintings, bibliography. Red cloth titled in gilt spine & front. Cloth stained, bookplate, hinges tender, foxing & staining. Contents include: Early history; Later history; Shows and working trials; Characteristics of the pointer; Breeding and selection; Alien crosses; Shooting over dogs; Breaking; Kennel management; List of books. Increasingly scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The First Men In The Moon.

      London, George Newnes, 1901 - Octavo, pp. [viii] + 342. Bound in full dark blue oasis, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt rule on boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Original boards and spine bound into the back. A fine copy. Frontispiece and eleven monochrome plates. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE GOLLIWOGG'S AUTO-GO-CART

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

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        The Golliwogg's 'Auto-Go-Cart'

      London: Longmans Green and Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight edge-rubbing. Slight loosening. No inscriptions or marks. 1901. First Edition. Illustrated board cover with green cloth spine. 220mm x 280mm (9" x 11"). 66pp. 30 full-page colour illustrations [1 double page]. In the name of political correctness, Upton's wonderful golliwog - heroic, gentle, gallant and resourceful - has been lumped together with stereotypes and condemned out of hand. In fact, when picture books were filled with images of white-skinned, golden-haired, blue-eyed children, Upton was the first to use an Afro-Caribbean character as the main protagonist. .

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        The First Men in the Moon

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1901. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, black coated endpapers. Frontispiece and 11 plates. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Spine rolled, cloth rubbed, dulled, and marked, spotting to edges of text block, endpapers, and occasionally to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Harriman Alaska Expedition Vols. I-III

      DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & CO, NY 1901 - Vol. III does not have a dj, and the hinge is somewhat loose. The dj's on Vol. I-II are cloth and the edges are slightly fraying, gold gilt on spines, deckled fore edges, rubbed extremeties. Vol. III is somewhat more worn than the other books. DATE PUBLISHED: 1901 EDITION: FIRST ED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Japanische Spinnen

      Quart. Neueres, goldgepr. Halbleder mit marmorierten Bezügen, S. 93-422, mit 14 teils chromolithographischen Tafeln, davon 6 doppelblattgroß. Tafel XVI mit Bibliotheksstempel verso, Tafel XIV mit marginaler Verschmutzung im äußeren Rand. Gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. - Nicht bei Nissen. - Bonnet I, p. 279. - Bösenberg war Edelmetallhändler in Pforzheim und einer der bedeutendsten Amateurarachnologen Deutschlands. Aus seiner Hand stammten mehrere grundlegende Arbeiten des Faches - neben der vorliegenden ist vor allem die zwischen 1901 und 1903 veröffentlichte Monographie „Die Spinnen Deutschlands“ von Bedeutung für die Arachnologie. - Die Abbildungen teils nach Zeichnungen von Friedrich Karl Wilhelm Dönitz (1838-1912), der während seines mehrjährigen Aufenthaltes in Japan (1873-1876) auch jene Sammlung von Speciemen zusammentrug, die den Grundstein für vorliegende Abhanldung bildete.

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        The Essays of Elia AND The Last Essays of Elia.

      Dent, London 1901 - 2 volumes. Introduction by Augustine Birrell. Frontispiece and b/w illustrations throughout by Charles E. Brock. Decorative title pages. 294, 254pp. Small 8vos, beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf in 3/4 green morocco over marbled boards; ornate gilt-decorated spines with raised bands; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: J.M. Dent, 1901. Third printing. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Kunstdenkmäler Dresdens. Sonderausgabe für den Verein für Geschichte Dresdens. 3 Hefte in 3 Bänden.

      C. C. Meinhold 1901-1904, Dresden - Gr.-8vo. Mit 30 bzw. 3 teils gef. Beilagen sowie hunderten von Textabb. S. 303-584; VIII S. (Inhaltsverzeichnis), S. 585-793, 141 S. Hlwd. m. Rückentitel (teils fehlend). Beschreibende Darstellung der älteren Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler des Königreich Sachsen. Unter Mitwirkung des K. Sächsischen Alterthumsvereins hrsrg. v. Ministerium des Innern. Heft 22 u. 23: Stadt Dresden (II.+III. Theil); Heft 24: Amtshauptmannschaft Dresden-Altstadt (Land). - Fehlt Heft 21: Dresden Stadt, Teil I. mit den Beilagen I-IX, in sich sind die Hefte vollständig. - Einbände bestoßen. Jew. Bibl.-Stempel auf Titel u. 1 weiteren S., Vorsätze m. Namen bzw. Nummern. Papierbedingt durchgehend gering gebräunt. Im Buchblock sauber u. ordentlich. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fra ghiacci e tenebre. La spedizione polare norvegese 1893-1896. Seguita dalla relazione del capitano del Fram Otto Sverdrup. = Con Nansen verso il Polo Nord.

      Subject: (Arctica). Roma, 1901, tre vol. in-8 leg. tutta tela edit. pp. XXX-509 + 504 + 630 con ill. n.t. e tav. f.t. (Il 3 vol. ? nella 1a edizione del 1900, i primi due invece della 2a)

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        A History of the English Turf. 3 volumes in 6 Divisions

      H. Virtue and Company Ltd, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volume set. Large, folio, green cloth, with gold gilt lettering. Clean, unmarked pages. Good bindings and covers. Hardcover. Front hindge of vol. 3 is solid, but slightly weakened. Ships daily.

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        Schloß Schwetzingen mit Arionbrunnen., Aquarell und Deckfarben.

      1. Hälfte 20. Jh. - Signiert und betitelt "Schloss Schwetzingen mit Arionbrunnen". Auf Malpappe. Graf ist Schüler von Knirr, Schmidt-Reutte, A. Hoelzel und Cormon. Zunächst ist er in Baden und Dachau tätig, seit 1901 arbeitet er dauerhaft in München. Gekonnt in schönem Kolorit gemalter Blick auf das Schloß im Hintergrund und den Brunnen im Vordergrund leicht angeschnitten. Sehr farbfrisch. - Papier minimal gegilbt. Den Gesamteindruck nicht störend. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Kim

      MacMillan and Co, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. MacMillan and Co, London 1901. First UK Edition / First Printing. Dated 1901 on the title page with no additional printings listed. 2 pages of ads at the rear. Red cloth with gold lettering at the spine. Top edge gold gilt. 9 plates illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, light shelf wear, light spots especially at the endpaper and page edges, tight spine.

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        Caccia, falconeria, uccellagione. Studi e bozzetti.

      Subject: (Falconeria). Firenze, Seeber, 1901, 8vo cartonato pi? o meno coevo, tassello in carta al dorso, pp. IV-322 con 78 fig. n.t. (Ceresoli, 290: "Edizione originale e unica").Rara. (Hard Cover)

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        SISTER CARRIE

      London:: Heinemann,. 1901. First U. K. edition of his first book which was suppressed in the U. S. Pictorial cloth mildly faded on spine, faint stain on rear board, free endpapers show unavoidable darkening (from binding), bookseller blindstamp on front endpaper, and outer corner of first few pages gently creased. Still, a very attractive copy of a scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Fine collection of five large unsigned original photos, (1841-1910, King of Great Britain), Queen ALEXANDRA (1844-1925), her sister MARIE FEODOROVNA (1847-1928, Dowager Empress of Russia), her daughter Princess VICTORIA of Wales (1868-1935)]

      1901 - showing the ceremonial at Horse Guards, with the Royal Party under a canopy in the centre, 11" x 9", no place, (London), June

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        Spring & Summer 1901 [Cover Title]

      Chicago: Dixie Tailor Co., 1901., 1901. oblong folio. [ff. 30]. printed on heavy card stock. 289 samples of fabrics mounted in the text, & 28 full-page illus. original cloth (worn, front joint repaired, some minor spotting to covers, few samples moth-eaten). loosely laid in are 2 printed envelopes & a folio printed broadsheet titled How To Measure Correctly (creased). The Dixie Tailor Company was one of the largest importers of woollens in the American Midwest. The above swatch book contains samples of plaid, striped and tweed wools, wool crepes, and felts, with a few samples of silk vestings, doeskin, and corduroy. Scattered throughout the album are designs for men's suits, vests, and uniforms, interspersed with reproductions of photographs and art works totally unrelated in subject matter, including two Cuban views and one showing the interior of an Alaskan Indian hut.. Hardcover.

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

      London, Smith, Elder; Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott 1901 - Limited edition of 1,000 copies - this is no. 731. Very good copies bound in green cloth. Title-printed spine labels, somewhat edge-worn. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Limited edition of 1,000 copies - this is no. 731. Very good copies bound in green cloth. Title-printed spine labels, somewhat edge-worn. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 25 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Mutationstheorie: Versuche und Beobachtungen über die Entstehung von Arten im Pflanzenreich.

      Veit, Leipzig 1901 - 1901-03. 2 Vols., large 8vo (240x164 mm). xii, 648; xiv, 752 pp., many text illustr., 12 chromolithographed plates. Title with stamp and signature of former owner, vol. 2 somewhat foxed. Contemporary half calfs with gilt spines, slightly rubbed. Vol. 1 with red colored edges. Joint of vol. 2 front cover repaired, inner joint of back cover loosened, flyleaves renewed. Internally sound and clean. A beautiful set. ---- Dibner 36; Sparrow 194; Garrison-Morton 240; Horblit 73b; Norman 2169; Heirs of Hippocrates 1094. - FIRST EDITION. De Vries began an intensive study of Oenothera lamarckiana, a species of evening primrose, in 1886, after noticing a number of variants of the species. During his studies new forms appeared, and de Vries was able to formulate his Laws of Mutation, suggesting that new species developed through a series of small, random, and not necessarily useful changes ("mutations" or "saltations"). His theory buttressed Darwin's evolutionism and explained the progress of changing characteristics within species. "Although his Oe. lamarckiana mutants were later discredited (the plant was shown to be a permanent hybrid), the principle of mutation, or sudden change in species, remains a cornerstone of evolution theory" (Norman). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Byblis. Compositions en couleurs de Henri Caruchet. Préface par Gilbert de Voisins

      Paris: A. Ferroud, 1901. Livre. Illus. by Henri Caruchet. Très bon. Reliure signée. In-8. Paris, A. Ferroud, librairie des amateurs, 1901. 23 x 16 cm (R), in-8, XV (I) - 46 (1) pp., 44 ornements en couleurs dont la couverture, une vignette de titre et 42 larges compositions dans, le texte, reliure de demi-maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos lisse mosaïqué de compositions géométrique vert olive et chamois et orné de fers et filets dorés, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservé (reliure signée de Yseux, successeur de Thierry-Simier). Deuxième édition du texte de Pierre Louÿs, premier tirage des compositions de Henri Caruchet et édition originale de la préface de Gilbert de Voisins. Tirage à 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 200 sur vélin d'Arches (n° 299) auquel on a joint une SUITE de toutes les compositions sur Chine mince, reliée au fil du volume, ainsi qu'un portrait de Pierre Louÿs gravé sur bois par Pierre-Eugène Vibert. Parmi les épreuves sur Chine, on trouve trois ornements non utilisés et la vignette de titre en double. L'exacte superposition par le relieur des épreuves en noir sur Chine avec les compositions en couleurs produit un effet saisissant. Ex-libris Gérald Boucher à Bordeaux. Bel exemplaire, malgré quelques rousseurs, de ce livre typiquement art nouveau, finement relié par Yseux. (MONOD, 7379 ; CARTERET, IV, 251 : "édition estimée, surtout en grand papier").

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        Suivons le

      Flammarion, Paris sans date (1901) - 254 pages, 18,5 X 12 cm Un des 20 exemplaires sur Chine numérotés à la plume (N°9), premier papier avant, curieusement, dix Japon. Edition originale de la traduction de Halpérine-Kaminski, Edition illustrée par le peintre polonais Jan Stykané à Lwow (Lemberg en allemand) dans la partie polonaise (Galicie) appartenant à l'Empire d'Autriche le 8 avril 1858 et mort à Rome le 11 avril 1925, connu pour avoir réalisé de grands panoramas concernant l'histoire et la religion chrétienne, avec une couverture et un frontispice en couleurs, très nombreuses illustrations pleine page en noir et blanc dont un portrait de l?auteur et un panorama double page, seul les exemplaires de luxe comportent le portrait du Christ sur papier fort. Le livre se compose de deux parties une longue introduction de 66 pages du traducteur intitulée Sienkiewitz et Styka, et Suivons le qui décrit le procès du Christ et la crucifixion. Prix Nobel de littérature 1905, auteur de Quo Vadis ?, Des Chevaliers teutoniques, de Madame Elzen et de la Famille Polaniecki, Sienkiewitz (1846-1916) est un des auteurs majeurs de la littérature polonaise. Dans un demi reliure à coins, chagrin rouge, dos décoré de motifs art déco (voir scan), signé Max Fonsèque, élève de Lortic qui fut très actif de 1900 aux années 40, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée. De rares rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Algonquian Series (10 volumes)

      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1901. 10 volume first printing set limited to 250 copies. Each volume is in red cloth with gilt lettering and uncut pages. Tight bindings with sound hinges. Clean pages with occasional finger smudges or pencil annotations. Some minor wear and soiling to covers; light sunning to the spines. Once the property of the Mercantile Library of New York, with handstamps with "Removed" and "LibX" annotations in pencil. Some dampstaining to Volume 2. Tooker is considered to have been the most knowledgeable and in-depth researcher of North Eastern Coastal American Indians (especially Long Island Indians), however his expertise, as evidenced by the works collected in this series, ranged as far south as Virginia and as far inland as the Upper Midwest The ten volumes are: 1) The Origin of the Name Manhattan, 2) Indian Name Places in the Borough of Brooklyn, 3) The Names of Susquehanna and Chesapeake, 4) Indian Names for Long Island, 5) The Algonquian Names of the Siouan Trives of Virginia, 6) The Bocootawanaukes or The Fire Nation, 7) Some Indian Fishing Stations Upon Long Island, 8) The Algonquian Terms Patawomeke (Potomac) and Massawomeke, 9) The Names Chickahominy, Pamunkey, and the Kuskarawaokes of Captain John Smith, and 10) The Significance of John Eliot's Natick and the Name Merrimac. Scarce; very hard to find as a complete set.. First Edition, Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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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 is in the first state (without the dedication leaf that was tipped into later copies), and is in the primary binding (with the pictorial cover panel and with "W H" bracketing the windmill on the spine). It is a near-fine copy (scarcely any wear at all, with less cover soil than is usually the case with this bright yellow cloth). Cagle A6a.3.

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        The Hero

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, 1901. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed and marked, spine faded and worn at the head and tail, hinges cracked, rear free endpaper lacking, occasional spots and light marks to contents. A good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kim

      MacMillan and Co 1901 MacMillan and Co, London 1901. First UK Edition / First Printing. Dated 1901 on the title page with no additional printings listed. 2 pages of ads at the rear. Red cloth with gold lettering at the spine. Top edge gold gilt. 9 plates illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, light shelf wear, light spots especially at the endpaper and page edges, tight spine.

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        NATORI-GUSA 1,2

      1901. Fine. [DESIGN] YOSHII Seisen, designer. NATORI-GUSA Ichi, Ni. Kyoto, Honda Unkindo^. Meiji 36 [1901]. 25.5 x 18 cm., string-bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji, printed title on printed covers. The first 60 images from a series of kimono designs by Seisen, published by the important design house, Unkindo^. HANAKURABE by Seisen was shown in the design book exhibition, done at Stanford, catalogued in ZUANCHO^ IN KYOTO. With beautifully printed color woodblock prints. Very good condition, fine impressions and colors.

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        SEIHO^ SHU^GA-JO^

      1901. Very Good. [EHON] Takeuchi SEIHO^, artist. SEIHO^ SHU^GA-JO^. Kyoto, Meiji 34 [1901]. 17.3 x 24.6 cm, Oblong printed textured paper covers, ribbon bound. Listed, but not seen, by Mitchell, Brown p. 202. 12 woodcuts per volume, Vols. 1 & 2 in monochrome, Vols 3 & 4 in light colors. Good impressions throughout. Some light foxing to the covers of vols. 1 & 2, else very good condition throughout. Complete as issued:

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        The Charters of the Borough of Cambridge. Edited for the Council of the Borough of Cambridge and the Cambridge Antiquarian Society

      At the University Press Cambridge 1901 - Maitland's copy, with his armorial bookplate, with the presentation--"Austin H Johnson / from Mrs Maitland / In Mem / April 27 1907" Maitland's sole collegial effort with Mary Bateson, the "rare and great success" whom Maitland had recruited, tragically to die shortly before him; with Maitland's introduction glossing the charters (in Latin and English translation) seriatim

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        Kim

      MacMillan and Co, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. MacMillan and Co, London 1901. First UK Edition / First Printing. Dated 1901 on the title page with no additional printings listed. 2 pages of ads at the rear. Red cloth with gold lettering at the spine. Top edge gold gilt. 9 plates illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, light shelf wear, light spots especially at the endpaper and page edges, tight spine.

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        THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON

      1901. London: George Newnes, 1901. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt. First English Edition, following the Indianapolis edition by about a month. To quote from Smith's biography:~...the moon has long had a leading place in the minds and myths of humans. Jules Verne had written one such fantasy in the 1880s in his VOYAGE TO THE MOON, but Wells was not satisfied with the science in that book... he [Wells] described it [THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON] as an 'imaginative spree', and said 'it is probably the writer's best "scientific romance".' One of the reasons it is the best of Wells's work based on science is that all the scientific aspects -- gravity on the moon, the impact of the sun on the moon's surface, and even what the surface might be like -­were... [verified with] leading experts in astronomy, astronomical physics, and other disciplines to ensure that the book was accurate, within the bounds of knowledge and theory of that time.~This copy is in the second of the four binding states (identical to the first binding, but with white rather than black endpapers; the two subsequent bindings had no gilt). It is in bright, near-fine condition, with minor rubbing at the binding extremities. Hammond B7; Wells 18; Currey p. 518; D. Smith pp 67-69.

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        Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy. / Zichy Jenó gróf harmadik ázsiai utazásának állattani eredményei. (Dritte asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy, Band II. / Zichy Jenó gróf harmadik ázsiai utazása, II. kötet

      Budapest, Victor Hornyánszky; Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann, 1901.. Quarto. Pp. xli, 472, Corrigenda included. Plus 28 finely printed lithographic plates, including 8 chromolithographs. Each plate is protected with a facing tissue guard, printed with captions referring to the multiple, detail images. With 22 illustrations to to text. Section title-pages. Set in double columns. Bound in the original publisher?s stiff wrappers, bit dust-soiled, marked, black lettering to upper wrapper and spine. In fine condition. Entirely unopened, untrimmed copy, practically unused, preserved in the original condition. A superb set of plates. ~ First edition. Unused copies of this finely produced report are practically unavailable.

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        The Vision of William Concerning Piers the Plowman

      (New Rochelle, NY): Elston Press, (1901). Quarto. (3) (55)pp. One of 210 copies. With chapter head illustrations, borders, and initial capitals by Helen O'Kane. This fourth book of Clarke Conwell's press shows the heavy influence of William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones in its typography and design. Bound in linen-backed boards with paper spine label. This is an exceptionally clean, bright copy and uncommon thus.

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        The First Men in the Moon

      1901 - Plates Binding a little worn and soiled and occasional slight staining at upper margin but a very good copy; faint ownership inscription and library blind-stamp on front end-papers First Edition, later state of binding with black lettering

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        UNDER THE REDWOODS

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1901.. Red cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Extremities very slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy, with the bookplates of Alain de Suzannet and of Paul Hyde Bonner. First American edition, BAL's printing 2, spine imprint A. The UK edition may have been issued simultaneously. With Harte's presentation inscription on the front free endsheet: "Madame Van de Velde from her friend Bret Harte The Red House, Camberley." "Monsieur and Madame Van de Velde, to whom Bret Harte so often refers in his letters, were his closest and most devoted friends. He met them during the time he was in Glasgow, and had known them for over five years when he came to stay with them in London ... Both understood the need that Bret Harte had for friendship and congenial surroundings, and their home, as long as Monsieur Van de Velde was alive, was the refuge to which he [Harte] always turned when in need of comprehension. After his departure from Glasgow, he came to London, and for some time was an inmate of their house." See The LETTERS OF BRET HARTE (edited by Geoffrey Bret Harte, 1926, pp.289-90) BAL 7396. SMITH H-330.

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        The Essays of Elia AND The Last Essays of Elia

      London: Dent, 1901. Third. hardcover. fine. 2 volumes. Introduction by Augustine Birrell. Frontispiece and b/w illustrations throughout by Charles E. Brock. Decorative title pages. 294, 254pp. Small 8vos, beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf in 3/4 green morocco over marbled boards; ornate gilt-decorated spines with raised bands; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: J.M. Dent, 1901. Third printing. A fine copy.

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        Sport in Europe

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1901. First American edition. 4to. Profusely illustrated. Handsomely bound in 3/4 green morocco, marbled sides and endpapers, emblematic tooling on spine, original gilt pictorial covers bound in, t.e.g. A fine copy . Articles on the varieties of shooting and angling in every European country, including Russia and the Turkish Empire

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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