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        Zur Theorie des Gesetzes der Energieverteilung im Normalspectrum.Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1900. First edition.

      Rare first printing, and a very fine copy, of the founding document of quantum theory, "marking the dividing line between classical and modern physics" (Norman). In this celebrated first announcement of quantum theory, Planck derived his radiation law based upon the assumption that energy is emitted and absorbed in discrete quanta. Dibner 166; PMM 391; Horblit/Grolier 26a; Evans 47; Sparrow 162.<br/><br/> "In this important paper he stated that energy flowed not in continuous, indefinitely divisible currents, but in pulses or bursts of action [or quanta]" (Dibner). Planck determined a unit of energy in a system showing a natural frequency in definite quanta and proposed a constant of angular momentum, the value of which is known as 'Planck's constant.' This unit of energy enabled the explanation of wave-length, specific heat of solids, photo-chemical effects of light, the orbits of electrons in the atom, the wave lengths of the lines of the spectrum, or Röntgen rays, the velocity of rotating gas molecules, and the distances between the particles of a crystal. "It contradicted the mechanics of Newton and the electromagnetics of Faraday and Maxwell. Moreover it challenged the notion of the continuity of nature" (PMM). <br/><br/> "Planck made many contributions to theoretical physics, but his fame rests primarily on his role as originator of the quantum theory. This theory revolutionized our understanding of atomic and subatomic processes, just as Albert Einstein's theory of relativity revolutionized our understanding of space and time. Together they constitute the fundamental theories of 20th-century physics. Both have forced man to revise some of his most cherished philosophical beliefs, and both have led to industrial and military applications that affect every aspect of modern life" (Roger H. Stuewer, Britannica). <br/><br/> Published by the Berlin Physics Society, the first appearance of Planck's revolutionary work is very rare. (It was later published, in 1901, in the more widely distributed Annalen der Physik).. In: Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesselschaft im Jahre 1900, Zeiter Jahrgang, pp. 237-245. The entire volume offered here in a fine contemporary half cloth binding over marbled with gilt spine lettering, rubberstamp from the 'Physikalisches Institut, Universität Jena' to front free end-paper and title. 4to (217 x 148 mm), pp vi 260. A very fine copy

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        The Complete Writings (10 Vols.)

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

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        Photograph Album of 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 snapshot 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 of 1901, a few of 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 many 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.

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        Aus den Hochregionen des Kaukasus : Wanderungen, Erlebnisse, Beobachtungen. 2 Bände.

      XXXVII, 957 S., mit 144 Abb. nach Photogr. gezeichnet von E. T. Compton, Ernst Platz und M. Z. Diemer, und 2 Kte.; IX, 963 S., mit 102 Abb. nach Photogr. gezeichnet von E. T. Compton, Ernst Platz, M. Z. Diemer und R. Reschreiter und 1 Kt. Gr.-8°, geb. Olwd. gute Exemplare, handschriftliche Widmung auf Vortitel von Bd. 1

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        Helius. Materia para Fotografia. Ronad de S. Pdro , 5, Barcelona. Unicos representantes en Espana de los Sres. Taylor, Taylor & Hobson, de Leicester 8, Londres, con deposito de los celebres objetivos anastigmaticos Cooke [Poster titled in Art Nouveau lettering beside an image of a stylish woman aiming her camera]

      Barcelona 1901 Barcelona, 1901. (PHOTOGRAPHY) 38-1/2 x 25 inches. Black and gray on cayenne paper, signed in the plate "B Casas de V". Archivally mounted on foam board. Small and unobtrusive stain at lower left corner with some minor wrinkling. Very good

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        KIM

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1901 First Edition of Rudyard Kipling&#39;s classic adventure. 8vo. 413 pp. + 2 pp. of adverts. Near fine in red cloth with some light overall use, (discreet tiny previous collector&#39;s name to the front free endpaper), teg., gilt titles and decorations. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations by Lockwood Kipling. A beautiful copy of what is viewed as Kipling&#39;s masterpiece & in some circles as the first modern espionage novel.. 1st Edition.

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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&#39;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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        LA LETTURA - 1901 - 1924 - collezione di 23 annate come da descrizione, MIlano, Corriere della Sera, 1901

      formato 8o, - pagine variabili - Famosa rivista che veniva donata agli abbonati del Corriere della sera. Autorevoli i vari collaboratori e gli interventi su storia, arte e letteratura. Interessanti le varie pubblicità e sopratutto le illustrazioni dei più importanti artisti del tempo. Collezione composta da annate complete , come da dettaglio : 1901 a fasc, sciolti con cop. dal 1902 al 1911 riegati senza cop. 1912 fasc. sciolti con copertine 1913 non è presente dal 1915 al 1916 rilegati senza cop. 1917-1918 a fasc. sciolti con cop. 1919 non presente 1920 sciolti con cop 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 rilegati senza cop.. L'ìnsieme di queste prime 23 annate viene offerto in blocco a

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        Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen [About a new kind of rays], parts I & II. WITH: Weitere Beobachtungen uber die Eigenschaften der X-Strahlen [Further observations about the properties of X-rays]

      Barth Verlag Leipzig: Barth-Verlag. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. First complete edition of Rontgen's announcement of the discovery of the X-Ray. "Hertz and Lenard had published on the penetrating powers of cathode rays (electrons) and Rontgen thought that there were unsolved problems worth investigation... As a preliminary to viewing the cathode rays on a fluorescent screen, Rontgen completely covered his discharge tube with a black card, and then chanced to notice that such a screen lying on a bench some distance away was glowing brightly. Although others had operated Crookes tubes in laboratories for over thirty years, it was Rontgen who found that X rays are emitted by the part of the glass wall of the tube that is opposite the cathode and that receives the beam of cathode rays. He spent six weeks in absolute concentration, repeating and extending his observations on the properties of the new rays. He found that they travel in straight lines, cannot be refracted or reflected, are not deviated by a magnet, and can travel about two meters in air. He soon discovered the penetrating properties of the rays... The apparent magical nature of the new rays was something of a shock even to Rontgen... On 22 December he brought his wife into the laboratory and made an X-ray photograph of her hand. It was no doubt the possibility of seeing living skeletons, thus pandering to man's morbid curiosity, that contributed to the peculiarly rapid worldwide dissemination of the discovery."In 1901 Rontgen won the first Nobel Prize awarded in physics "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays subsequently named after him.""About a new kind of rays" was published originally in separate issues of the rare journal Sitzungsberichte der Wurzberger Physik-medic (1895, 1896) before being published, together with "Further Observations", in Annalen der Physik in 1898."Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen" [ "About a new kind of rays" ], parts I and II. WITH: "Weitere Beobachtungen uber die Eigenschaften der X-Strahlen" ["Further observations about the properties of X-rays" ], pp.1-37 in Annalen der Physik, Neue Folge, Vol. 64. Leipzig: Barth-Verlag, 1898. (The full volume, 812 pages). Octavo, contemporary three-quarter cloth over marbled boards. Some wear to contemporary binding, otherwise fine.

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        The Stage Coach

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

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        A collection of seven offprints, several containing sixteen papers, chronicling their work on protein structure, 1951-55

      Linus Pauling (1901-1994) became interested in what is now called "molecular biology" in the late thirties, after he had completed most of his work on the chemical bond, for which he won the 1954 Nobel Prize in chemistry. His primary interest was the molecular structure of proteins in the blood. This group of papers details many of his discoveries in the area of protein structure, including the pleated-sheet configurations such as hair, feather, muscle and tendon, silk, horn, gelatine, hemoglobin, and synthetic polypeptides; and also his work on polypeptide chains. Many of these findings are most profoundly illustrated by Pauling's wonderful molecular models, built during his years at Caltech.Includes: Pauling, Linus, Robert B. Corey, and H.R. Branson, "The Structure of Proteins: Two Hydrogen-Bonded Helical Configurations of the Polypeptide Chain." Together with the following articles by Linus Pauling and Robert B. Corey: "Atomic Coordinates and Structure Factors for Two Helical Configurations of Polypeptide Chains;" "The Structure of Synthetic Polypeptides;" "The Pleated Sheet, a New Layer Configuration of Polypeptide Chains;" "The Structure of Feather Rachis Keratin;" "The Structure of Hair, Muscle, and Related Proteins;" "The Structure of Fibrous Proteins of the Collagen-Gelatin Group;" "The Polypeptide-Chain Configur-ation in Hemoglobin and Other Globular Proteins." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nos. 4, 5, pp. 205-211, 235-285. April, May, 1951. Also: Pauling, Linus, and Robert B. Corey. "Configur-ation of Polypeptide Chains." Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 168, p. 550, September 29, 1951; Yakel, Harry L., Linus Pauling, and Robert Corey. "Structure of the Synthetic Polypeptide Poly- -methyl-L-glutamate." Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 169, p. 920, May 31, 1952; Pauling, Linus, and Robert B. Corey. "Compound Helical Configurations of Polypeptide Chains: Structure of Proteins of theKeratin Type." Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 171, p. 59, January 10, 1953; Pauling, Linus, and Robert B. Corey. "Two Pleated-Sheet Configurations of Polypeptide Chains Involving Both Cis and Trans Amide Groups." [together with:] "Two Rippled-Sheet Configurations of Polypeptide Chains, and a Note about the Pleated Sheets." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 39, No. 4, pp. 247-256. (April, 1953).One offprint, containing two articles by Pauling and Corey; Corey, R.B., and L. Pauling. "Fundamental Dimensions of Polypeptide Chains." [together with:] "Stable Configurations of Polypeptide Chains." Reprinted from Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, 141, pp., 10-33 (1953); and Marsh, R.E., R.B. Corey and L. Pauling. "The Structure of Tussah Silk Fibroin: With a Note on the Structure of -Poly-L-Alanine." Reprinted from Proceedings of International Wool Textile Research Conference, Australia, 1955. pp. [176]-186.

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

      Clarendon Press Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1901. First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, [2], 500; gravure frontispiece portrait and 10 plates (1 folding and 6 double-p.); original red cloth, spine quite faded, else good and sound. Laid in is a 2-p. A.L.s. from Furnivall (previous folds, some foxing) written on the back of a corrected proof sheet (probably by Furnivall and probably from the Early English Text Society), to "Miss Ward," and dated "3.2.1900 (Brit. Mus)": "Last Sunday I asked some of you girls whether 25 of your Singing Club and others wd. come to our Girls' Sculling Club on Saty, 13 Oct. from 2.30 to 3 & then to scull up to Kew, scull in the Gardens, scull down to the Club, and then to tea & some singing & a little Dancing &#133; The Club is on the bank of the river, next to Jack Biffin's boathouse. Also laid in is a 4-p. offprint (also with previous folds and a bit foxed) from the Westminster Gazette entitled The Furnivall Sculling Club &#133; Unwritten Chapters from "Nowhere," by Mrs. Frances Campbell who describes a day spent with Furnivall and his crew, and concludes, "There was dancing after the music and reading, and then came the saying of good-night, and I, among others, turned homewards. The river came under Hammersmith Bridge like a torrent of black glass. The only substantial thing in the dusk was the Doctor walking beside me, and the tall young Stroke. It is a very beautiful chapter, that is lived in Nowhere, by the great Doctor Furnivall, with his working girls and men." Also laid in: Dr. Furnivall Memorial, 4to, 3pp. on integral leaves, previous folds, regarding the raising of money "to commemorate the late Dr. Furnivall's great services to literature and to social progress." On the Committee for the Memorial were Thomas Hardy, G. Bernard Shaw, and Anthony Hope Hopkins, who was Treasurer. Furnivall was the founder and "moving spirit" behind The Early English Text Society. The Ballad Society, the Chaucer, the Wyclif, the Shakespeare, the Shelley and the Browning Societies were "but some of his tireless activities." He also established a rowing society and "put thousands on the river who were never there before, and among these as the crowning touch of his energy and good intent, an eight sculled by shop girls." This lot is also accompanied by William Benzie's biography of Furnivall: Dr. F. J. Furnivall, A Victorian Scholar Adventurer, Norman, OK, 1983.

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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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        The Golliwogg&#39;s &#39;Auto-Go-Cart&#39;

      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. 66pp :: 30 full-page colour illustrations [1 double page] :: 220mm x 280mm (9" x 11") :: In the name of political correctness, Upton&#39;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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        A collection of seven offprints, several containing sixteen papers, chronicling their work on protein structure, 1951-55

      Linus Pauling (1901-1994) became interested in what is now called "molecular biology" in the late thirties, after he had completed most of his work on the chemical bond, for which he won the 1954 Nobel Prize in chemistry. His primary interest was the molecular structure of proteins in the blood. This group of papers details many of his discoveries in the area of protein structure, including the pleated-sheet configurations such as hair, feather, muscle and tendon, silk, horn, gelatine, hemoglobin, and synthetic polypeptides; and also his work on polypeptide chains. Many of these findings are most profoundly illustrated by Pauling's wonderful molecular models, built during his years at Caltech. Includes: Pauling, Linus, Robert B. Corey, and H.R. Branson, "The Structure of Proteins: Two Hydrogen-Bonded Helical Configurations of the Polypeptide Chain." Together with the following articles by Linus Pauling and Robert B. Corey: "Atomic Coordinates and Structure Factors for Two Helical Configurations of Polypeptide Chains;" "The Structure of Synthetic Polypeptides;" "The Pleated Sheet, a New Layer Configuration of Polypeptide Chains;" "The Structure of Feather Rachis Keratin;" "The Structure of Hair, Muscle, and Related Proteins;" "The Structure of Fibrous Proteins of the Collagen-Gelatin Group;" "The Polypeptide-Chain Configur-ation in Hemoglobin and Other Globular Proteins." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nos. 4, 5, pp. 205-211, 235-285. April, May, 1951. Also: Pauling, Linus, and Robert B. Corey. "Configur-ation of Polypeptide Chains." Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 168, p. 550, September 29, 1951; Yakel, Harry L., Linus Pauling, and Robert Corey. "Structure of the Synthetic Polypeptide Poly- -methyl-L-glutamate." Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 169, p. 920, May 31, 1952; Pauling, Linus, and Robert B. Corey. "Compound Helical Configurations of Polypeptide Chains: Structure of Proteins of the Keratin Type." Reprinted from Nature, Vol. 171, p. 59, January 10, 1953; Pauling, Linus, and Robert B. Corey. "Two Pleated-Sheet Configurations of Polypeptide Chains Involving Both Cis and Trans Amide Groups." [together with:] "Two Rippled-Sheet Configurations of Polypeptide Chains, and a Note about the Pleated Sheets." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 39, No. 4, pp. 247-256. (April, 1953).One offprint, containing two articles by Pauling and Corey; Corey, R.B., and L. Pauling. "Fundamental Dimensions of Polypeptide Chains." [together with:] "Stable Configurations of Polypeptide Chains." Reprinted from Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, 141, pp., 10-33 (1953); and Marsh, R.E., R.B. Corey and L. Pauling. "The Structure of Tussah Silk Fibroin: With a Note on the Structure of -Poly-L-Alanine." Reprinted from Proceedings of International Wool Textile Research Conference, Australia, 1955. pp. [176]-186.

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        Some Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

      Shorne, Kent: The Pear Tree Press, 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!

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        Frits Sybergs tegninger til H.C. Andersens Eventyr "Historien om en Moder". 16 Kunstblade trykt paa Kobbertrykspapir.

      C. Corneliussens Kunstforlag, u.år (1901). Illustreret i s/h. Indlagt i original kassette.. Siderne pæne - dog brunplettede her og der. Kassetten pæn og velholdt.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        India. Malta. Ceylon. Turkey. c 1901

      Oblong, 37*29 cm, full blue leather with gilt tooling, some light fading. Internally, ink name of A Winifred Barrett, August 1901, to ffep, some titles hand written by the amateur photographer and some titled by professional photographers. A total of 57 photographs, generally 1 photo per page, sizes vary around 26*20cm, 38 by the amateur and 19 by 3 professionals (1 unknown in Kandy. 4 by Horatio Agius 1840-1910 of Malta, the remainder by Kevork Abdullah Freres 1839-1918, of Turkey who along with his brothers became the official Royal photographer to the Court of the Ottoman Sultan in 1863) Photographs include images of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train), a narrow (2 foot) gauge train, with images of the engines, carriages and routes. The River Bramaputra in Assam, also Elephants moving trees. Malta Harbor with various ships, HMS Thunderer, Invincitha, Alexandra etc Also HMS Alexandra in 1888 which could have contained the future King George V. Kandy, Colombo Ceylon (Sri Lanka) showing Temples railways etc. Istanbul Turkey showing Mosques, Mosaiques and impressive river scenes. Finally in Athens showing various Temples and a monument. Fascinating. Please contact for a full description of all the plates.

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        Works of J.W. von Goethe [tand] The Works of Friedrich Schiller, The

      1901. A Fine Set of the Works of Goethe and SchillerGOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. [The Works of J.W. von Goethe]. Edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle. Boston: Francis A. Niccolls & Company, [1901-1902]. Fourteen volumes. Comprising: Wilhelm Meister&#146;s Apprenticeship Volumes I and II, translated by Thomas Carlyle,edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle; The Sorrows of Young Werther, translated by R.D. Boylan [and] Elective Affinities,The Good Women, A Tale; Wilhelm Meister&#146;s Travels, translated by Thomas Carlyle [and] The Recreations of the German Emigrants; Iphigenia in Tauris, Anna Swanwick and Sir Walter Scott, Torquato Tasso, Goetz von Berlichingen, [and] Fellow Culprits, translated by Edgar A. Bowring; Letters from Switzerland, translated by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison [and] Letters from Italy, translated by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison; Poetical Works Volumes I and II [and] Reynard the Fox; Tragedy of Faust Volumes I and II, translated by Sir Theodore Martin [and] Clavigo, Egmont, translated by Anna Swanwick; The Wayward Lover, translated by Edgar A. Bowring; Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life Volumes I and II, translated by John Oxenford; and The Life of Goethe Volumes I and II by George Henry Lewes. [Together with:]SCHILLER, Friedrich von. [The Works of Friedrich Schiller]. Edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle. Boston: Francis A. Niccolls & Company, [1902]. Ten volumes.Leipzig Connoisseur Edition. Limited to fifty numbered copies (this copy being No. 10). Together twenty-four octavo volumes (8 5/8 x 5 3/4 inches; 218 x 146 mm.). Photogravure frontispieces and plates, all in two states, including hand-colored frontispieces. Uniformly bound in three-quarter green crushed levant morocco, ruled in gilt, over marbled boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments with three raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spines uniformly and attractively faded. Bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. A near fine set.Comprising: The History of the Revolt of the Netherlands, translated by E.B. Eastwick; The History of the Thirty Years&#146; War in Germany, translated by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison, M.A.; Don Carlos [and] Mary Stuart, translated by R.D. Boylan and Joseph Mellish; The Piccolomini, The Death of Wallenstein, Wallenstein&#146;s Camp, translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; The Maid of Orleans, translated by Sir Theodore Martin, Anna Swanwick, and A. Lodge, The Bridge of Messina, The Use of the Chorus in Tragedy, Wilhelm Tell, [and] Demetrius; The Robbers, Fiesco, [and] Love and Intrigue; Aesthical and Philosophical Essays Volumes I and II [and] The Ghost-seer; or, Apparitionist [and] The Sport of Destiny; Poetical Works [and] Semele; and Life of Schiller by Heinrich Düntzer, translated by Percy E. Pinkerton.

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        Karolinska krigares dagböcker. IV + VI-XII.

      Lund, 1901-1918. 8 volymer (av 12 utkomna), XLV + 300 + (1); XLVI + 394 + (1); XXXIV + 344 + (1); XL + 337 + (1); XXVIII + 338 + (); XXXV + 485 + (1); XXXI + 336; LXVIII + 467 s. Illustrerade med porträtt, kolorerade planscher m. m. Bruna halvskinnband med guldornerade ryggar med fem upphöjda bind och svarta och röda titeletiketter. 23 X 16 cm. Tryckt i 200 till 300 exemplar. Mer utkommet. Denna svit omfattar följande delar: IV: J. H. v. Kochens dagbok m. m; VI: Josias Cederhielms bref m. m.; VII: Jon Stålhammars bref m. m.; VIII: Carl Gustaf Mörners rapport m. m.; IX: Carl Gustaf Rehnskölds anteckningar och dagböcker m. m.; X: Alexander Hummerhielms dagbok m. m.; XI: C. G. Rehnskölds bref till Carl XII m. m.; XII: Journal öfver Nils Gyllenstiernas marsch m. m

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        Old Indian Legends Retold by Zitkala-Sa (Signed)

      Boston: Ginn and Company, c. 1901. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. 12mo. (x),165pp. With &#39;420.4&#39; on copyright page. Fourteen full page ilustrations by Angel de Cora. Publisher&#39;s blue cloth stamped in yellow. Pp.15-16 (the former a blank, the latter a half-title) have a dark offset from a newspaper clipping. That clipping is now in a mylar sleeve and laid in at the front of the book. It is a photograph and caption from the Washngton, D.C., Evening Star of September 17, 1925. The photograph is a picture of the author, in full SIoux regalia, "Princess Zitkala-Sa of the Sioux Tribe", on the occasion of her lecture on social questions facing Indian women,. The clipping is folded once. This book is signed by the author on the front free endpaper and dated 1921. Light rubbing and soil, bookplate of former owner, else a very good copy.

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

      Boston: Bibliophile Society. 1901-1904. Limited edition. Introduction by Archbishop Ireland. Seven parts in nine volumes plus a volume of Quotations, ten volumes in all, complete. Near fine in half vellum with brown paper covered boards, spines are tanned, light wear at the spine ends and corners. Number 182 of 467 copies. Includes many illustrations signed by the artists including W.H.W. Bicknell, Howard Pyle, James Fagan, Edmund H. Garrett, which appear in two forms, one with the artist&#39;s signature and one without. .

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        Helius. Materia para Fotografia. Ronad de S. Pdro , 5, Barcelona. Unicos representantes en Espana de los Sres. Taylor, Taylor & Hobson, de Leicester 8, Londres, con deposito de los celebres objetivos anastigmaticos Cooke [Poster titled in Art Nouveau lettering beside an image of a stylish woman aiming her camera]

      Barcelona, 1901. (PHOTOGRAPHY) 38-1/2 x 25 inches. Black and gray on cayenne paper, signed in the plate "B Casas de V". Archivally mounted on foam board. Small and unobtrusive stain at lower left corner with some minor wrinkling. Very good

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        Les Petits Vieux

      London: Eragny Press, 1901. Oblong 12mo. 18pp. One of 230 copies, of which 200 were for sale. With a frontispiece from a wood engraving by Lucien Pissarro, printed in five colors, and fourteen initial letters in peach. The Belgian poet Verhaeren is considered one of the founders of Symbolism, and his verse is beautifully printed here in Pissarro&#146;s style, which is a fusion of European Arts & Crafts and Japanese motifs. A lovely book, striking in its small format, it is bound in original patterned-paper boards. Some light foxing along lower edge and a spot or two internally, else fine and bright.

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        Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians

      East Aurora - Roycrofters, 1901 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Three attractive books by Elbert Hubbard, printed at his Roycroft Press. First editions. Three volumes of Hubbard&#39;s nine-volume work, Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Raised in Hudson, Illinois, he met early success as a travelling salesman with the Larkin soap company. Today Hubbard is mostly known as the founder of the Roycroft artisan community in East Aurora, New York, an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. With a drawing of each musician to the frontispiece of each volume. Decorative title pages and capitals to each volume in the distinctive style of the Arts and Crafts movement. The capitals of the Chopin volume have been neatly hand-coloured in red. Condition: In half morocco bindings with moire-covered boards. Externally, generally smart with slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things

      New York: Roycrofters, 1901. Rare with book with spelling misprint on cover! Full soft green suede cover probably originally dark green now faded and with tanning to spine and margins. Titles blind stamps in gilt in center of cover and misspelled! "thnigs" instead of "things." Green moire silk lines inside of front and back cover. Sewn binding. Front and back pastedowns split. Booksellers notations on fep. Tanned endpapers and 166 toned pages. Ornate black decorations appear Celtic in style. Red titles with book&#39;s name on every page margin and red decorations at the beginning and ending of chapters. A Message to Garcia was first published in magazine form in 1899 and subsequently reprinted in pamphlet and book form. It sold more than 40 million copies, and this may be the only one with this error. A Message to Garcia has also been made into a movie in 1916 (by Thomas Edison) and again in 1936. The 1936 version starred Barbara Stanwyck, among others. Elbert Hubbard was the founder of Roycroft, an arts and crafts movement founded in New York in the mid 1890s. The artists and craftspeople were called Roycrofters, or members of the Roycroft Movement. Their Aurora, New York community now houses the Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum and is a National Historic Landmark. "A Message to Garcia" is the most famous piece Elbert Hubbard wrote, was an inspirational pamphlet based on an incident of the Spanish American was and designed to improve moral and inspire loyalty. (There was a film made in 1916 of A Message to Garcia.) Hubbard and his wife, suffragist Alice Moore Hubbard, died in the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915. (Ironically, Hubbard had previously written about a couple who died together in the sinking of the Titanic after the wife refused to leave her husband and get into a lifeboat. Hubbard praised their desire to stay together. Reports from Lusitania survivors Ernest Cowper wrote Hubbard&#39;s son, saying that the Hubbards made no attempt to enter lifeboats. "It was apparent that (Hubbard&#39;s) idea was that they should die together, and not risk being parted on going into the water." According to answer.com: "Although called the "Roycroft Press" by latter-day collectors and print historians, the organization called itself "The Roycrofters" and "The Roycroft Shops." Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning. . Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        THE WRITINGS OF "COLONEL WILLIAM BYRD of Westover in Virginia Esqr

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. // The DeVinne Press, 1901. Limited Edition, numbered 4/15 copies on Imperial Japanese vellum paper. Vellum Binding. Quarto. Bound in parchment over boards; loss to the head of the spine has been archivally mended affecting just a bit of the title label; the covers are a bit toned/foxed; there is some particular staining along the bottom of the front board; this copy belonged to Robert Bryan of Richmond and bears his name and address on the front free endpaper; copies of any edition are uncommon, but this is an extremely limited edition, finely printed on vellum; digital images can be made available upon request. Very Good binding.

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        Manuscript Minutes of the Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada

      Nevada: Tonopah Mining Company. July 17, 1901 - May 8, 1907. Fine. Small folio. 240 pp. with 39 lines to a page written in brown ink on faintly lined paper; rebound to period and style in full brown rough suede leather, tooled in blind, gilt lettered spine label & Handwritten minutes of the Tonopah Mining Company beginning with its "Minutes of the first meeting of Incorporation" and copied into the minutes "Certificate of Incorporation" which states the purpose of the company. Interestingly, the company incorporated in the state of Delaware, and copies of the articles of incorporation are laid in. The first board meeting was held July 17, 1901, in Smyrna, Delaware, and the next in meeting on 25 July, in Philadelphia.& & The ledgers includes a hand written copy of the agreement by which the Tonopah Mining Company purchased the eight claims which included some of the most famous like "Desert Queen, Burro, Valley View, Silver Top, Buckboard and Mizpah", as named in the ledger. The agreement details the amount, $336.000, and the conditions of the payments and the time periods for transfer of the titles. It also incorporates the "pre incorporation" business discussions and agreements between the purchaser and seller, as well as between the board members to be.& & The ledger writing details all the discussions, resolutions, agreements, etc. that the company undertook during the period, as well as some Treasurer&#39;s reports. It includes many day to day events set out in great detail, regarding staff, technical matters, equipment, etc.. A fascinating look into an historic gold and silver Mining Company .

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        OPERE MATEMATICHE. Pubblicate per cura del Comitato per le onoranze a Francesco Brioschi (G. Ascoli, E. Beltrami, G. Colombo, L. Cremona, G. Negri, G. Schiaparelli).

      In-4 p., 5 voll., mz. tela mod., tit. oro su tassello al dorso, conserv. cop. orig., pp. XII,416; VIII,456; X,435; x,418; XII,556; con un ritratto del grande matematico in fotoincisione. Nel ns. esempl. "sono in fotocopia": ultime 27 pagg. del 3° vol. e ultime 4 pagg. di Indice del 5° vol. Questa importante edizione contiene 279 memorie, note e recensioni relative a: la teoria delle forme algebriche e degli invarianti, le funzioni ellittiche, le funzioni iperellittiche ed abeliane, la teoria dei determinanti, le equazioni algebriche, ecc. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Diz. Biograf. Italiani,XIV, pp.321-323: ?il milanese Francesco Brioschi (1824-1897) fondò e organizzò il Politecnico di Milano, diresse per molti anni gli Annali di Matematica pura e applicata, svolse grande attività politica come deputato, poi come Senatore. Tenne, dal 1884 fino alla morte, la presidenza dell?Accademia dei Lincei?. Esempl. su carta forte, pressoché intonso; alone di umidità su alc. carte altrim. ben conservato.

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        The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 6 Volumes; [with] the Prose Works in 2 Volumes; [with] the Translation of Dante&#39;s Divina Commedia in 3 Volumes; [with] Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 3 Volumes [13 Volumes of 14]

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1901. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". F Riverside Edition Collectible. H 3/4 Leather. Very Good. A SUPERBLY BOUND, STUNNING SET IN LEATHER BINDINGS. 13 volumes (of 14, lacking only the "Inferno" volume of Lonfellow&#39;s translation of Dante&#39;s "Divine Comedy". Superbly bound in dark red crushed and polished Levant morocco over matching cloth for Paul Elder and Company of San Francisco, almost certainly by the Riverside Bindery, spines with raised bands and very fine gilt geometric tooling within gilt-ruled compartments, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers (lacking the one volume as noted; one volume slightly nicked at top of spine; slight wear to extremities). A beautiful set, in a VERY FINE PERIOD BINDING, which is entirely appropriate to the works.

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        The Works of... The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. A Tale of Two Cities. The Adventures of Oliver Twist. Christmas Books. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. Dombey and Son. The Old Curiosity Shop. Barnaby Rudge. The Personal History of David Copperfield. Bleak House. Little Dorrit. Great Expectations. Our Mutual Friend. Hard Times. Reprinted Pieces. Sketches by Boz. American Notes for General Circulation. Pictures from Italy. The Uncommercial Traveller. A Child&#146;s History of England. Christmas Stories. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Master Humphrey&#146;s Clock. Miscellaneous Papers

      London: Chapman and Hall 1901-8. . Authentic edition, 22 volumes, 8vo. Coloured frontispieces plus black and white illustrations throughout, small tear to one half title. Original gilt titled green cloth, t.e.g., some light marks and bumps otherwise a very good set. Published in 21 volumes, here with the additional volume of Miscellaneous Papers.

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        Waverley Novels

      1901. A Finely Bound Set of Sir Walter Scott&#39;s Waverley NovelsSCOTT, Sir Walter. Waverley Novels. Edinburgh: Printed for T. and A. Constable for T.C. and E.C. Jack, 1901-1903.The Lockhart Edition of The Edinburgh Waverley. Limited to seventy-five numbered and registered copies. Forty-eight octavo volumes (8 11/16 x 5 13/16 inches; 220 x 148 mm.). Colored engraved frontispieces and black and white plates throughout.Contemporary three-quarter blue morocco gilt over blue cloth boards. Spines with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. A near fine set.&#147;A series of more than two dozen historical novels published by Sir Walter Scott [1771-1832] between 1814 and 1832. Although the novels were extremely popular and strongly promoted at the time, he did not publicly reveal his authorship of them until 1827. Notable works in the series include Waverley (1814), Guy Mannering (1815), Rob Roy (1817), The Heart of Midlothian (1818), Ivanhoe (1819), Kenilworth (1821), Quentin Durward (1823), and Redgauntlet (1824)&#133;All the stories were published together in a 48-volume series called Waverley Novels (1829-33), containing Scott&#146;s prefaces and final revisions but completed after his death. The series influenced generations of writers and earned Scott his reputation as the founder of the historical novel&#148; (Merriam-Webster&#146;s Encyclopedia of Literature).&#147;The first of the forty or so &#145;Waverley Novels&#146; was the progenitor and has become the archetype of the historical novel throughout the world. At one blow Scott had established a new literary form; and the basic principles on which Waverley and all his subsequent novels were constructed have been disregarded only at the peril of artistic failure&#133;The success of all the &#145;Waverley Novels&#146; was instantaneous, not only in England and Scotland but also in the United States where pirated editions, and in Europe where German and French translations, swamped the market&#148; (Printing and the Mind of Man 273, describing the 1814 first edition of Waverley; or &#145;Tis Sixty Years Since).

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        The Waverley Novels

      London: Macmillan and Company, Ltd., 1901. The Border Edition with introductory notes and essays by Andrew Lang, and 250 illustrations. Complete set in 24 volumes. A stunning and bright near fine set in original green gilt stamped cloth with some light bumping to edges and corners.. Hardcover. Fine.

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        The Edinburgh Waverley

      Edinburgh - T. and A.Constable, 1901 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A verysmart large format editionof Sir Walter Scott&#39;s famous Waverley novels. Limited to one thousand and forty-six copies, of which this is number 256. With tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume. Including Rob Roy (in two volumes), Peveril of the Peak (inthree volumes), Anne of Geierstein (in two volumes), The Monastery (in two volumes), Old Mortality (in two volumes), The Pirate (in two volumes), Waverley (in two volumes), The Surgeon&#39;s Daughter, The Antiquary (in two volumes), Quentin Durward (in two volumes), The Talisman, Kenilworth (in two volumes), Ivanhoe (in two volumes) , Heart of Midlothian (in two volumes), Count Robert of Paris (in two volumes), Fortunes of Nigel (in two volumes), St Ronan&#39;s Well (in two volumes), Legend of Montrose, The Fair Maid of Perth (in two volumes), The Abbot (in two volumes), Red Gauntlet (in two volumes), Woodstock (in two volumes), Guy Mannering (in two volumes), The Highland Widow, and The Betrothed. Although Scott had attained celebrity through his poetry, he soon tried his hand at documenting his researches into the oral tradition of the Scottish Borders in prose fiction stories and novels at the time still considered aesthetically inferior to poetry (above all to such classical genres as the epic or poetic tragedy) as a mimetic vehicle for portraying historical events. In an innovative and astute action, he wrote and published his first novel, Waverley, anonymously. It was a tale of the Jacobite rising of 1745. There followed a succession of novels over the next five years, each with a Scottish historical setting. Mindful of his reputation as a poet, Scott maintained the anonymity he had begun with Waverley, publishing the novels under the name Author of Waverley or as Tales of. . . with no author. Among those familiar with his poetry, his identity became an open secret, but Scott persisted maintaining the faade, perhaps because he thought his old-fashioned father would disapprove of his engaging in such a trivial pursuit as novel writing. During this time Scott became known by the nickname The Wizard of the North. Complete in forty-eight volumes. Bookplate of A. Mc. L. Marshall to front pastedowns. Condition: In brown cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some marks and slightdampstaining affecting all volumes, and some light bumping in places. Internally, firmly bound. Some slight offsetting to tissue guards from frontispieces. Tidemarks to endpapers ofseventeen volumes, put pages are otherwise bright and clean, with only the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        ALICE&#39;S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      1901. Fine. CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE&#39;S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With an introduction by E.S. Martin. Illustrated by Peter Newell. New York and London: Harper and Bros., 1901. First edition thus with the Newell illustrations. 8vo., parchment-covered boards decorated in gilt, spine in gilt. Some pages carelessly opened and others still unopened, contemporary gift ink inscription otherwise a fine, bright copy in a perfect dust jacket in the box. We have never handled nor seen a copy in the box. The box cover is slightly damaged at the lower right hand corner.A wonderful and rare example.

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

      Leiden, A. W. Sijthoff 1901.. 2°. 2 Bll., XIV S. (Praefatio), 1 Bl., 327 Bll. OHLn. m. Rückengoldpräg. u. Blindpräg. - (Codices Graeci et Latini photographice depicti duce Scatone De Vries, Tom. VI) EA Faksimiledruck der berühmten mittelbyzantinischen Handschrift aus dem 9. Jahrhundert, wahrscheinlich von Giov. Aurispa, die 1423 nach San Marco gebracht wurde. Sie enthält die einzigen vollständigen Scholien für die Ilias. Albin Lesky erwähnte und pries das Werk in seiner griechischen Literaturgeschichte.

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        [Collected works]. The House of the Wolfings; Architecture, Industry, and Wealth: Collected Papers; Hopes and Fears for Art; Grettir the Strong (trans.); The Aeneid of Virgil Done Into English Verse; The Roots of the Mountains; Volsunga Saga (trans.); The Odyssey of Homer Done Into English Verse

      New York: Longmans, Green & Co., (1901-1902). Eight quarto volumes. Printed at the Chiswick Press on handmade paper using the Golden type that Morris designed for the Kelmscott Press. Although not stated in the volumes, the prospectus (not present) indicates that the edition would be limited to 315 copies, of which 300 would be for sale. The prospectus also describes the volumes as being "uniform in size" with other large quarto issues of the Kelmscott Press. An unusual complete set of this edition, which collects a significant portion of Morris&#39; work, including his fiction, translations, and scholarship. In original gray boards with blue linen backing. Original glassine jacket on one volume; most others with supplied paper jackets. All spine labels intact. Some covers showing discoloration and some toning to endpapers, else a nearly fine set.

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        The Violet Fairy Book

      London, Longmans, 1901, 1901. 8vo., pp. 388. Publisher&#39;s purple gilt-pictoral cloth, All edges gilt. Eight colour plates and numerous black and white drawings by H.J. Ford Lightly rubbed to spine tips, owner&#39;s name, minor soiling else internally clean. INSCRIBED by the author on half title. First edition.

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        The Works of George Eliot - [Complete in 10 Volumes]

      London ; Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1901. At head of title and on spine: The works of George Eliot. Each volume has an independent, tissue-guarded monochrome frontispiece. Finely and uniformly bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands; title etc blocked direct in gilt with uniform tooling to the spine compartments. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Poems

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1901. . &#147;New and enlarged edition&#148;, 8vo, (xvi), 450, (2) pp. Frontispiece and 3 plates by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, contemporary owner&#146;s inscription to fly leaf, with a cheque dated November 1893 for £2.16s.0d made out and signed by the Author tipped onto the fly leaf verso. Original gilt decorated cloth also designed by D.G. Rossetti, minor rubbing to spine.

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        The Tale of Peter Rabbit

      [Privately printed, December , [1901]. Sextodecimo. Original grey paper boards, decoration and titles to upper board in black. Custom blue cloth slipcase and chemise. Coloured frontispiece and 41 text illustrations after pen and ink drawings. Provenance: Justin Schiller copy (Christie&#39;s NY, 16 Dec. 2004), with his book label. A fine copy. First edition, first impression, an exceptional copy, one of only 250 copies issued privately by Potter, preceding the reprint of February 1902 and the first trade edition of October the same year. Peter Rabbit originated in September 1893 as one of a series of illustrated letters Potter sent to the children of her last governess. Rejected by a number of publishers, The Tale of Peter Rabbit was issued privately by Potter herself on 16 December 1901, in an edition of 250 copies, all the illustrations but the frontispiece in black and white. "Potter&#39;s books have become classics of children&#39;s literature, with their sharp prose, their strong story lines, and their exquisite, freshly painted, and beautifully observed pictures" (ODNB).

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        The Quest of the Orchis" in THE INDEPENDENT. June 27, 1901. Frost's Third National Publication

      New York, 27 June 1901. First Edition. wraps. Small stain to the front cover; minor wear and small chips. Very Good and quite scarce. Contains Frost's third national appearance in print, here as R. L. Frost, after the poem "My Butterfly: An Elegy" which appeared in the same magazine in 1894 and "The Birds Do This," also in this publication in 1896. The importance of this magazine to Frost predated his writing for it. According to Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, Frost's first encounter with the publication was of immense importance to him: "I happened into the old library, and found on the magazine rack a copy of the INDEPENDENT, with a poem on the front page.... This experience gave me my very first revelation that a publication existed, anywhere in my native land, that was a vehicle for the publication of poetry."

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        WILLIAM MORRIS: AN ADDRESS DELIVERED THE XITH NOVEMBER MDCCCC AT KELMSCOTT HOUSE HAMMERSMITH BEFORE THE HAMMERSMITH SOCIALIST SOCIETY

      1901. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 300 COPIES on paper (an additional 15 were printed on vellum). 235 x 165 mm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2"). 2 p.l., 27 pp. VERY PLEASING MAROON MOROCCO, GILT, BY THE DOVES BINDERY (signed and dated 1903 on rear turn-in), covers with gilt-ruled border and large oval oak leaf wreath at center, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with vertical titling, turn-ins with multiple gilt rules and oak leaf cluster cornerpieces, all edges gilt. Front pastedown with engraved bookplate of H. Bradley Martin; WITH A SIGNED MANUSCRIPT LETTER FROM T. J. COBDEN-SANDERSON on Doves Bindery letterhead laid in at front (see below); FLYLEAF AT BACK ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY COBDEN-SANDERSON and dated 16 July 1903. Tomkinson, p. 52; Tidcombe DP-3. Just a touch of rubbing to joints, rear board with a tiny scar and a hint of soil, otherwise A FINE AND QUITE PRETTY COPY, clean and fresh internally, and in a lustrous binding with only inconsequential wear. In a Doves binding of simple elegance, this is a very appealing copy of Mackail's tribute to Morris, with illustrious provenance and related manuscript material of some interest. At the request of Annie Cobden-Sanderson, Mackail in 1900 delivered this appreciation of William Morris four years after his death. Given to the society Morris founded, the address lays out the basic biographical facts of his life and includes some appended reflections about the central lesson for socialists to be found in those facts. John William Mackail (1859-1945) was a distinguished classical scholar, a poet, and a literary critic and biographer. As the son-in-law of Edward Burne-Jones, he knew Morris well, and his biography of the man is one of the best modern works of its kind. The present item was issued in June of the first year of the press, the third Doves book to be printed, and the first to be done in red and black. American collector H. Bradley Martin (1906-88) was extraordinarily discriminating, and his copy of any book will always be distinguished as having been a part of a library chosen by one of the most discerning of modern collectors. The heir to a steel fortune and a director at a leading New York investment bank, Martin was a member of the Grolier Club for 50 years and was one of the great American book collectors of the 20th century. His library of 10,000 volumes was sold at Sotheby's in nine sales during 1989-90. Dated 10 July 1903 and addressed to "My Dear Sir," the laid-in letter refers to an apparent close physical encounter between Cobden-Sanderson and the recipient, who was "leaving Kelmscott" with his son when Cobden-Sanderson got "in the way." The writer expresses pleasure at the boy's interest in "the bindery" and promises to send him "a little book written by [him]self about the craft & published by H. P. S." (this probably refers to "The Arts and Crafts Movement," issued by the Hammersmith Publishing Society in 1905). The recipient is revealed as a subscriber to the Doves Bible when Cobden-Sanderson says, "I hope that you received your copy of the 1st vol. of the Bible safely," and our writer promises to accede to the recipient's request for a Doves binding, either the Doves Press "William Morris, or Tennyson, or [Cobden-Sanderson's] 'Ideal Book,'" any of which could be had for £10.10. It is likely that the present volume fulfills the request. This item sold for a hammer price of $500 at one of the Martin sales 22 years ago.

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        Armenia Travels and Studies

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1901.. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo Complete in 2 volumes.Collation, xv[1]470pp, xi[1]512pp, complete with all plates/maps, as listed in index.Bound in modern buckram/cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, bumped on corners. Library number on spines.Bindings in good clean firm condition.Internally, no loose pages, inner hinge joints showing in a couple of places, library stamps mainly to verso of plates, illustrated side on plates free of stamps. some occasional light browning, a few plates folded incorrectly. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition throughout.A25

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        Poems.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1901.. "New and enlarged edition", 8vo, (xvi), 450, (2) pp. Frontispiece and 3 plates by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, contemporary owner's inscription to fly leaf, with a cheque dated November 1893 for £2.16.0 made out and signed by the Author tipped onto the fly leaf verso. Original gilt decorated cloth also designed by D.G. Rossetti, minor rubbing to spine.

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        Archiv für Buchbinderei und verwandte Geschäftszweige. Zeitschrift für kunstgewerbliche und handwerksmässige Buchbinderei, Cartonnage-, Lederwaren- und Geschäftsbücher-Fabrikation, Papierausstattung. I. Jahrgang, April 1901-1902, Heft I-XII. II. Jahrgang, April 1902-1903, Heft I-XII. III. Jahrgang /zugleich Fortsetzung der illustrierten Zeitung für Buchbinderei und Cartonnagenfabrikation/ 1903-1904, Heft I-XII.

      Verlag von Wilhelm Knapp, Halle 1901-04. iv, 222 pp. + vi, 204 pp., 1 colour plate + iv, 200 pp. 4to (28 x 21 cm). The first three years bound together in a blue cloth binding. Binding without spine- or cover title. A few pages in the beginning a little bit loose and creased but overall a tight and clean volume. Profusely illustrated with numerous photos and drawings. With an index for each year. 36 issues in one volume.A very important periodical on the subject with contributors like Andersen, Carl Böttger, Hans Christiansen, W. Collin, Otto v. Falke, Ferd. Ritter v. Feldegg, Jul. Franke, Gerh. Grabert, Herm. Graf, Léon Gruel, Heyer, Ad. Hildebrandt, Jebsen, Kautzsch, Paul Kersten, Kühn, Anker Kyster, Oskar Loewenstein, Loubier, E. Ludwig, F. Luthmer, Masner, Wilhelm Peiler, Paul Pollack, Heinr. Pralle, Wilhelm Rauch, H. M. Refsum, E. v. Saher, Ewald Schmidtsdorf, Hendrik & Carl Schultze, Octave Uzanne, Franz Vogt, René Wiener, Franz Zichlarz, Fedor v. Zobeltitz

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        Ampelographie. paris, masson, 1901-1910.

      Sette volumi di cm. 35, pp. 3.100 ca. complessive. Con molte incisioni nel testo e 570 tavole fuori testo di cui 500 in cromolitografia e 70 in nero. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde con ampie punte, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati, tagli di testa dorati. Legatura dell'ultimo volume un po' schiarita ed un paio di difetti al piatto di un volume che interessa alcune delle prime pagine. Peraltro esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, ben completo di tutte le tavole. Celebre opera che descrive ed illustra tutti i tipi di vitigni, verosimilmente la più ampia e completa mai pubblicata sull'argomento. L'ultimo volume è costituito da un ampio dizionario ampelografico. Cfr. Oberlé e le principali bibliografie tematiche.

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        Zur Theorie des Gesetzes der Energieverteilung im Normalspectrum.Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1900. First edition, first printing.

      An outstanding copy, in the original printed wrappers, of the founding document of quantum theory, "marking the dividing line between classical and modern physics" (Norman). In this celebrated first announcement of quantum theory, Planck derived his radiation law based upon the assumption that energy is emitted and absorbed in discrete quanta. Dibner 166; PMM 391; Horblit/Grolier 26a; Evans 47; Sparrow 162. <br/><br/> "In this important paper he stated that energy flowed not in continuous, indefinitely divisible currents, but in pulses or bursts of action [or quanta]" (Dibner). Planck determined a unit of energy in a system showing a natural frequency in definite quanta and proposed a constant of angular momentum, the value of which is known as 'Planck's constant.' This unit of energy enabled the explanation of wave-length, specific heat of solids, photo-chemical effects of light, the orbits of electrons in the atom, the wave lengths of the lines of the spectrum, or Röntgen rays, the velocity of rotating gas molecules, and the distances between the particles of a crystal. "It contradicted the mechanics of Newton and the electromagnetics of Faraday and Maxwell. Moreover it challenged the notion of the continuity of nature" (PMM). <br/><br/> "Planck made many contributions to theoretical physics, but his fame rests primarily on his role as originator of the quantum theory. This theory revolutionized our understanding of atomic and subatomic processes, just as Albert Einstein's theory of relativity revolutionized our understanding of space and time. Together they constitute the fundamental theories of 20th-century physics. Both have forced man to revise some of his most cherished philosophical beliefs, and both have led to industrial and military applications that affect every aspect of modern life" (Roger H. Stuewer, Britannica). <br/><br/> Published by the Berlin Physics Society, the first appearance of Planck's revolutionary work is very rare. (It was later published, in 1901, in the more widely distributed Annalen der Physik).. In: Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesselschaft im Jahre 1900, Zeiter Jahrgang, Heft 17, pp. 237-245. The complete issue offered here in the original light green printed wrappers, no stamps or other markings, a fine and clean throughout. Very rare in this condition

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        Archaeological Researches in Costa Rica by C.

      V. Hartman. Illustrations by J. Cederquist, Photo-Engraver in Stockholm. Stockholm, Ivar Haeggströms boktryckeri, 1901. Folio. (8),+ 195,+ (1) pp.,+ 1 map,+ 2 double-page plans,+ 87 photo-engraved plates, of which 21 in colour or partly in colour,+ 88 leaves with plate-text. Illustrations in text. The last plate and one of the plans loose. Publ. cloth. (The Royal Ethnographical Museum in Stockholm.) Preface by Hjalmar Stolpe. Carl Vilhelm Hartman (1862-1941) ledde en stor forskningsresa 1896-99 till Costa Rica, Guatemala och Salvador. I Costa Rica undersökte han över 400 gravar, vilket bidrog till daterandet av Centralamerikas forntid. Han förde en stor samling till Sverige, vilken p.g.a. ett förbud mot utförsel som infördes året därpå, är en av de större utanför Centralamerika. Denna redogörelse för gravarna i Costa Rica som trycktes 1901 belönades med Loubatpriset. Hartman anställdes därpå av Carnegieinstitutets etnografiska museum i Pittsburgh och företog för dem ytterligare en resa i Centralamerika. Han efterträdde 1905 Hjalmar Stolpe som intendent för Riksmuseets etnografiska avdelning, efter en hård och olustig kamp med Erland Nordenskiöld

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        The Works of... The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. A Tale of Two Cities. The Adventures of Oliver Twist. Christmas Books. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. Dombey and Son. The Old Curiosity Shop. Barnaby Rudge. The Personal History of David Copperfield. Bleak House. Little Dorrit. Great Expectations. Our Mutual Friend. Hard Times. Reprinted Pieces. Sketches by Boz. American Notes for General Circulation. Pictures from Italy. The Uncommercial Traveller. A Child's History of England. Christmas Stories. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Master Humphrey's Clock. Miscellaneous Papers.

      London: Chapman and Hall 1901-8.. Authentic edition, 22 volumes, 8vo. Coloured frontispieces plus black and white illustrations throughout, small tear to one half title. Original gilt titled green cloth, t.e.g., some light marks and bumps otherwise a very good set. Published in 21 volumes, here with the additional volume of Miscellaneous Papers.

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