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        Hrsg.). Blühende Kakteen (Iconographia Cactacearum). Im Auftrag der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft. Bde. 1-3 in 6 Bdn. Neudamm, Neumann, 1901-1904 und 1910-1921). Mit insgesamt 168 (von 180) ganzseitigen farblithographierten, teils beikolor. Tafeln von Toni Gürke, jeweils mit Seidenhemdchen und begleitender Textseite. Teile 1-4 (von Band 1; ohne Teil 5) in 4 Bdn. mit den Tafeln 1-48, sowie Bde. 2 und 3 in 2 Bdn. mit den Tafeln 61-180. 4°. 4 OHlwd.-Bde. und 2 grüne goldgepr. OLwd.-Bde. (berieben, leicht bestoßen, etwas fleckig).

      1901 - Nissen, BBI 1818.- Im Auftrag der Deutschen Kakteen-Gesellschaft nach dem Tod von Prof. Dr. Karl Schumann herausgegen durch Max Gürke später durch F. Vaupel.- Enthält schöne farbintensive Chromlithographien.- Es fehlt der 5. Teil vom 1. Band.- Teile 1-4 vom 1. Band mit Namensstempel auf dem Titel.- Einige Seidenhemdchen sowie einzelnde Textseiten gering zum Teil stärker stockfleckig. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Bauernstube in Schwaben. Öl auf Malpappe.

      1901 - Signiert "W. Tilke", datiert "Mai 01" und bezeichnet (geritzt), schwer leserlich "[.] in Rottenburg" oder "Vorbach bei Rothenburg". Lichtdurchflutetes Interieur einer schlichten Bauernstube in Rottenburg. Der Bauer sitzt Pfeife rauchend am rechten Bildrand, vor ihm auf dem Tisch steht ein Bierkrug mit Zinndeckel. Durch die niedrigen Fenster strömt viel Licht in den Gastraum. - Minimale, kaum störende Farbabplatzung im Bereich der Signatur und an wenigen Stellen über das Bild verstreut. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Catalogue of the Collection of Birds' Eggs in the British Museum (Natural History) Vol I-V

      London: British Museum, 1901-1912. , 79 col plates. . HB. 5 vols, 8vo, orig. brown cloth, rubbed, a few marks to boards. One gathering working slightly loose in Vol. II. A little marginal foxing to plates in Vol. I. Vols I-III with Rowland Ward's ticket to endpapers, Vols I-IV with ownership signature of Goland Clarke (1875-1944). Clarke was a cavalry officer in the British Army, who saw action in the Second Boer War (1900-1902), and in the First World War (1914-1918) during the Gallipoli campaign and in Sinai and Palestine. He was also a big game hunter, naturalist and collector. In 1904 he became a member of the British Ornithologists' Union. An note on his death published in Ibis, 91 (1949) states that he was, 'an exceptionally good field naturalist, and his knowledge of the breeding habits of European birds was extensive. He made collections in various parts of Europe and in Africa, and his name is commemorated by a species of Weaver named after him, Heterhyphankes golandi, the type of which is still unique.'. 5-volume set, complete, with 79 fine chromolithographic plates of birds' eggs after H. Grönvold, printed by Pawson & Brailsford, Sheffield. Scarce. Vol. I: Ratitae. Carinatae (Tinamiformes-Lariformes), pp. xxiii, 252, 22, 18 plates, 1901; Vol. II: Carinatae (Charadriiformes-Strigiformes), pp. xx, 400, 24, 15 plates, 1902; Vol. III: Carinatae (Psittaciformes-Passeriformes), xxiv, 349, 24, 10 plates, 1903; Vol. IV: Carinatae (Passeriformes cont.), xviii, 352, 25, 14 plates, 1905; Vol. V: Carinatae (Passeriformes completed), xxiii, 547, 29, 22 plates, 1912. Vols I-IV by E.W. Oates (Vols III-IV assisted by Capt. Savile G. Reid); Vol. V by W.R. Ogilvie-Grant..

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        THE WONDERS OF MOUSELAND

      New York, London, Montreal: The Abbey Press Publishers, [1901].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-268 [269-274: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in black, red and yellow, spine panel stamped in black, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Narrator shipwrecked in the Pacific is discovered by a race of intelligent mice whose civilization is based upon information gathered from secret expeditions to lands inhabited by men. Marginally utopian, mostly satire: not a children's book. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 161. Bleiler (1978) p. 43. Reginald 02947. A fine copy of a scarce book. (#151630)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Les Petits Vieux

      Hacon & Ricketts, London 1901 - 17 pages. Petit format in-12 oblong. Tirage limité à 230 exemplaires, dont 200 pour la vente ; le nôtre ne comporte pas de numéro de justification ; est-il l'un des exemplaires non destinés à la vente ? Le frontispice en couleurs et les lettres ornées ont été dessinés par Lucien PISSARRO (1863-1944) et gravés sur bois par Lucien et Esther PISSARRO. Grandes lettrines et 1 cul-de-lampe (gravés sur bois), un en 2 tons, les autres en bistre. En fin d'ouvrage, l'on trouve un grand logo de la maison d'édition de l'artiste (ERAGNY PRESS, Pissarro E. et. L London), dans le pur style Art Nouveau, en noir. Couverture rigide au cartonnage orné de l'éditeur, tranche supérieure dorée. Prévoir une réduction des frais de port, catégorie enveloppe renforcée environ 300 g ; nous vous renseignons volontiers. Etat : bon, état d'ancienneté. Couverture : assez bon, un peu défraîchie, accroc (collé) sur le dos. Intérieur : bon, mais fragilité, des pages se détachant. 12.4 x 16.5 x 0.9 cm oblong 105g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ABC - Eric Girod]
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        The Love-Letters of the King Or, The Life Romantic

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1901. First American edition. viii, [2], 281, [1, blank], [2, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth gilt, upper cover pictorial, t.e.g. Front inner hinge repaired. Bright, very good plus coy. Bookplate of Adeline Tintner. First American edition. viii, [2], 281, [1, blank], [2, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to Edith Wharton. Choice presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Mrs Edith Wharton, with admiration, from Richard Le Gallienne. New York, April 1901". Adeline Tintner was a New York scholar of Henry James and Edith Wharton.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Collection of Two Early American Mugshots

      Massachusetts 1901 - Albumen print. Mounted on card. Two mugshots of the turning of the century on printed card. On the verso the offender's identification number, name, the committed crime (both larceny), age (18 and 30), birth place, physical description, the officer's name, date of arrest (October 12, 1896 and April 1, 1901) and remarks: both "sentenced to Mass. Reformatory", the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Concord. Early and rare format of mugshots. One slightly trimmed and with trace of bend. Both in good condition.

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        [Broadside]: Theatre Royal, Dewsbury: Prof. Antonio's Company, Including the Wonderful Little People... Colibris Midgets Including Princess Teresa, Heroine of the late Elopement Case with Prince Karoli, of Paris... Marvelous Wire Act by Princess Suzika and Prince Giovanni... Effie Morton Male Impersonator...

      Dewsbury: Dawson & Son, Printers. 1901. Large broadside. Approximately 9.75" x 30". Printed in blue ink in several type sizes. Several old horizontal folds and small nicks and tears, about very good. Broadside for an entertainment featuring little people, acrobats, trapeze artists, and others. The broadside gives a laundry list of details about the various players, this particular performance is advertised for the week of July 29th, 1901. Dewsbury is in Yorkshire. A very attractive broadside utilizing various display types. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Bièvre, les Gobelins, Saint-Séverin.

      P., Société de Propagation des Livres d'Art, 1901, 1 vol. in-4° (285 x 190) relié ½ maroquin vert à coins, dos à 4 nerfs richement orné, date en queue, filet dor bordant les plats, tête dorée, couvertures vertes conservées, (Noulhac), de (3) ff. (faux-titre, titre, et dédicace) - 148 pp. - (1) f. (achevé d'imprimer. Coin bas du plat inférieur très légèrement choqué, papiers de garde incurvés (du à un rétrécissement du papier contrecollé), très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - 4 eaux-fortes hors-texte et 30 compositions gravées sur bois d'Auguste Lepère. Tiré à 695 exemplaires, celui-ci étant un des 75 du tirage spécial sur papier de Chine pour la Librairie Conquet, L. Carteret et Cie (N°65). 2 ex-libris collés en doublure : 1 dessiné par Paul Avril et gravé par Gaujean pour A. Girard & 1 sur cuir bleu pour Francis Kettaneh. Réf. biblio. : Carteret IV, p. 210 : " Belle publication rare et très cotée ".

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        Ball der Stadt Wien 9. Februar 1901. (Im Gebiete der II. Kaiser Franz-Josefs-Hochquellen-Leitung). Hülle entworfen von Professor K. Moser. Text von Leopold Hörmann. Zusammengestellt von Martin Gerlach.

      Wien, 1901. - Erstausgabe einer der aufwändigsten und schönsten Wiener Ballspenden; absolut komplett mit der fast immer fehlenden Tanzkarte und dem Bleistift in der dafür vorgesehenen Halterung. - Schuber tlw. beschabt. Rücken des Einbands etw. nachgedunkelt. Rechte untere Ecke des Buchblocks m. schwacher Knickspur. Leicht stockfleckig. - Bernhard, Wiener Ballspenden S. 14f.; Neuwirth, Blühender Jugendstil, Bd. 2, S. 87; Kat. Jugendstil, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe 1987, S. 308, Nr. 257. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Kl.-8° (16 x 8 cm). Mit zahlr. Abbildungen nach photogr. Aufnahmen von Martin Gerlach jun. u. einer Zeichnung von Josef Sturm. 32 nn. Bll., OLwd. m. dreiseitigem Goldschnitt (von Koloman Moser; Ausführung bei der Firma Backhausen „Forellendekor") in OSamtschuber m. farb. emaillierte Metallmontierung (Messing), Kordel, rundem Anstecker m. dem emaillierten Wiener Stadtwappen sowie auf der Rückseite mit der in die Spange eingesteckten Tanzkarte m. Bleistift. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Ohne Titel. [Zirkusmanege mit zwei Elefanten und Dompteur.] Aquarell, unten rechts monogrammiert u. datiert. [19]64. Blattgröße 31,7 : 48,5 cm. - Im zeitgenössischen Goldrahmen.

      - Ernst Witt (Hamburg 1901 - 1977 Hamburg) war Schüler bei A. Illies und J. Wohlers an der Hamburger Kunstgewerbeschule. - Mitbegründer der "Gruppe von 1945" und des Baukreises.

      [Bookseller: Michael Lehr Antiquariat für Literatur]
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        Decorative Flower Studies

      London - B T Batsford, 1901 Book. Good. Hardcover. A colourfully illustrated work by J Foord. With all forty plates which are facsimiles of original drawings by Foord. Each plate is accompanied by an instructional portionon the plants, their origins, where theygrow etc. These drawings are aimed at students, artists and others with an interest in botany. Condition: In the original full cloth binding with gilt stamping to the front board and to the spine. Externally, worn. Cloth is lifting at the extremities and to the backstrip at the front joint. Rubbing to the board edges and to the spine. Spots to boards. Front joint is starting but firm. Front endpapers and half-title page are detached but present. Rear endpaper is detached but present. Internally, binding is loosening in places, otherwise is generally firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges. Spots to the first and last few pages. Occasional handlingmarks and light spots throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Cinq Années de Ma Vie 1894-1899

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.. Very Good. 1901. Hardcover. 2 p.l. & 212 pages; A remarkably rare and legally significant copy of the 1901 memoirs by Alfred Dreyfus, the French Army officer at the heart of a cruel forgery and subsequent miscarriage of justice known as the "Dreyfus Affair" -- which has reverberated around the civilized world from 1894, when Dreyfus was falsely accused of treason to France, right through to the present day. This copy was never published in any usual sense, nor was it ever offered for sale to the public. In this case, the old saying is incorrect -- one can judge from the cover that this book is different, and special. The front cover has the two-tone cloth and decorative gilt-stamped title (in English), of the normal edition published by McClure, Phillips in New York. But the spine is nearly a half-inch thinner than normal, and has a neatly-handwritten title in French written in ink at the head -- [substituted for the usual U. S. trade edition of the English translation, which displayed a title lettered in gilt, all in capital letters: FIVE / YEARS / OF / MY LIFE / [Fleur de lys device in gilt] ALFRED / DREYFUS / and at bottom McCLURE / PHILLIPS / & CO"]. This made-up French text edition is one of two copies legally filed for copyright at the Library of Congress with the following physical marks in evidence of this remarkable fact: The paper Library of Congress label is mounted with glue to the lower spine -- the LC Classification "DC" is printed, the rest ("354 / D78") is supplied in ink ms. along with the notation at the bottom of the label - "Copy 2". The Library of Congress, "Copyright Deposit" bookplate is mounted to the front paste-down, with penciled class and book numbers repeated from the label on the spine, and the note: "Copy 2". The (blank) front free-endpaper facing this bookplate has the modern Library of Congress "Surplus-Duplicate" stamp in blue ink, (making this copy legally possible to buy and sell). The title page has a perforated stamp: "LIBRARY OF CONGRESS" (there is also an ink stamp in small blue letters: "L. of C." at the foot of page 99). On the copyright page (the verso of the title page), there is a rectangular ink stamp reading: "The Library of Congress | Two Copies Received | April 24 1901 | Copyright Entry | (The Date is repeated and the Class and Number for copyright, different from the Class and book numbers entered on the label, are handwritten in ink) | At the bottom of this retangular stamp is the stamped notation COPY B" There is also, at the foot of this page, a penciled notation with the Class and Book number repeated in pencil, and this is now crossed through with a diagonal line. Finally, the date "APR 24 1901" is also inkstamped at the head of the rear free endpaper. (On the blank recto of this leaf, there is another date stamped in ink: "May. 9. 1901" The verso of the title page has two statements and three short paragraphs which explain what this remarkable copy represents. "Copyright, 1901, By August F. Jaccaci. / Copyright, 1901, By McClure, Phillips, & Co." The first man named, August Florian Jaccaci, was born in Fontainebleau, France in 1856. After traveling extensively in various countries including Mexico and Cuba, he settled in the United States in the early 1880s. He worked briefly as an artist in the Midwest, creating murals on commission, including a mural in the Capitol building in St. Paul, Minnesota. Jaccaci then moved to New York City and worked as art editor for Century magazine (where S. S. McClure was also briefly employed). He became art editor of 'McClure's Magazine' at its founding in 1896. Evidently, S. S. McClure referred to himself, Jacacci, and his partner John Phillips as "The Three Muskeeteers" in the founding of McClure's Magazine. Jaccaci evidently "induced" Alfred Dreyfus to write these memoirs and made the business arrangements for publication in several languages in 1901. It should be noted that Samuel Sidney McClure's first publishing business was McClure's Syndicate (1884), which would become America's first profitable literary syndicate. The firm's operations entailed buying literary properties from authors, and reselling publication rights to newspapers and other publishers. McClure's syndicate would eventually alter America's market for literary properties, by distributing and promoting such American writers as Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Joel Chandler Harris, and Sarah Orne Jewett. The firm broadened its horizons to introduce several English authors to the American reading public, including Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Arthur Conan Doyle. It is not impossible that since August F. Jaccaci was a McClure employee when he acquired publication rights to Alfred Dreyfus's 'Cinq Années de Ma Vie' -- that McClure, Phillips was more than just another of several firms publishing this timely text in 1901, but may have instigated the entire global undertaking. This theory would help explain the lengths and expense undertaken by McClure to produce and legally register two physical copies of this text in the author's original French. Just under the two statements of the copyright holders identities is the paragraph which explains the existence of this French text with a US title page: "The book has been set up and printed in America / in French and English. Both the original text / and the translation are protected by copyright." The next paragraph, in French, is the assertion of copyright for the countries which were signatories to the 1886 Berne Convention. The first paragraph was necessary for the New York firm of McClure, Phillips because the United States did not sign on to the Berne Convention accords for 102 years, for reasons too complex to go into here: "Tous droits de traduction et reproduction reservespour tous pays, y compris la Suede et la Norwege."The last statement has to do with compliance with the British registration, (which was at odds with the Berne Convention, but irrelevant to our copy's existence): "Entered at Stationers' Hall, London, England." All these statements appear set exactly alike in all the copies which McClure, Phillips published with Dreyfus's text in English translation in 1901. And these normal copies also have the printer's slug for the production of these U.S. copies in English, just below the statements cited above: "UNIVERSITY PRESS - JOHN WILSON AND SON " CAMBRIDGE, U. S. A." It is interesting that the present copy does not have this printer's statement; it was legally necessary for the setting and printing of this copy to have taken place in the United States. The setting of these 212 pages in French may have been done by any of several firms of job-printers experienced with the language, or the setting may have been done "in house" at McClure, Phillips. Certainly, John Wilson / University Press could have done this job had the publisher requested it of them. The other variance is that the title page used for this special documentary copy is unlike the title page of the "normal" copies. Ours has both the usual New York imprint of McClure, Phillips, and the added imprint of London, with the UK address of the firm stated: "Hastings House, Norfolk Street, Strand." The McClure, Phillips device is the same as used in the U.S. (English text) copies: a pictorial roundel depicting an old-fashioned printing house with the surrounding text in Latin, with the imprint and the date: 1901." It is useful here to point out that the British edition of the English translation was published in London by Newnes, rather than the British branch of McClure, Phillips. [Newnes evidentally did not purchase rights to the French text, or did not find it necessary to take extraordinary steps to protect such rights. No evidence exists that they ever set up copies for Britain in French]. U.S. copyright law was a big deal for international publishers and writers, both due to the huge potential size of the U.S. market for books, and because the U.S. had its own legally complex copyright system, entirely outside the European norms of the Berne Convention. The original Paris edition of 'Cinq Années de Ma Vie' in French has a corroborating statement about the U.S. copyright at the foot of the leaf facing the title page (The recto of this leaf is the half title, and the verso contains the tirage statement concerning the limitation of the special copies ("500 exemplaires ... sur vélin; Et 50 exemplaires sur papier du Japon, numerotes a la presse.") The copyright statement in full, reads: "Cet ouvrage a été composé et imprimé en francais et en anglais dans les Etats-Unis d'Amérique, ou le texte francais et la composition anglaise sont protégés par le "Copyright." Copyright 1901 par A. F. Jaccaci." The text of our special setting for copyright protection ends with the conclusion of the main text, as contained on page 333 of the Paris, 1901 edition: "Mon coeur ne sera apaise que lorsqui; il n'y aura pas un Francais qui m'impute le crime abominable qu'un autre a commis." This is the last sentence on the final page, 212, of this rare McClure, Phillips copyright setting. The Paris 1901 edition continues past Dreyfus's heart-felt concluding promise with a section devoted to letters written by Dreyfus to the Ministre de L'Interieur, and several letters by Dreyfus addressed to the "President de la Republique." This section has a separate sectional title: "Appendice" -- and the text of the letters occupies pp. 337-360. McClure, Phillips' "normal" 1901 edition with the text in English translation also truncates these letters; the text ends on page 310 with this same concluding sentence in a very literal translation: "My heart will never be satisfied while there is a single Frenchman who imputes to me the abominable crime which another committed." The appendix, containing letters from Dreyfus pleading his case to high authorities, is omitted. This book is not unique, but I would suggest that being one of four known copies signals this legally-required copyright specimen as an extreme rarity. Circumstances of the current location of the other three make it highly unlikely that any other copy has ever been, or ever again will be available for sale. The Library of Congress catalogue asserts that the Library retains possession of "Copy A' of the original pair. OCLC (accession number 15670984) locates two additional copies besides the LC's "Copy A" -- one at Brandeis University; the other at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. [The Brandeis copy has the ownership signature of Alice G. Brandeis - Mrs. Louis D. Brandeis; as America's first Jewish Supreme Court Justice, Brandeis and his family were no strangers to the nature and consequences of anti-semitism. The provenance and history of the UMass-Amherst copy is not mentioned in the library's catalogue entry...]. I can find no current evidence of the existence of other copies besides these four. Ours would be of extraordinary interest even if it were falling apart or defective; as it happens, it is in excellent condition. The partially-improvised binding is clean and tight, with just a bit of toning to the spine and some faint rubbing -- (limited to the points of the spine ends and the LC's paper library label). The Library of Congress Copyright Deposit bookplate has been crossed out in pencil lines (usual practice for Surplus Duplicate books sold through the old program of the LC Division of Gift and Exchange). Apart from the Library marks (which, of course, in this copy are all of great interest and significance), the text block is clean and in excellent condition. It should not be necessary to outline the details or importance of the Dreyfus Affair in this catalogue description. Anti-semitism is at its core; the development and consequences of the injustice done to Alfred Dreyfus would nearly cleave French society. The reverberations of the Dreyfus Affair were still in effect at the time of the Holocaust, which will mark the twentieth century for special attention as long as human history is recorded and studied. Books have their stories -- to call this one extraordinary is an understatement. .

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        THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND ONE NIGHT Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp and Other Stories - Persian Letters - a Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour [ 15 Volume Set ]

      Printed for Subscribers Only, London 1901 - Book condition is Very Good in boards. Some wear to labels on spine. Spine is bowed on a couple of volumes. Text is clean and unmarked. This edition limited to 500 copies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Odes and Epodes of Horace in Nine Volumes

      The Bibliophile Society, Boston 1901 - This edition printed for members only is limited to 467 copies and this set is impression number 57. The books are full leather bindings with a very attractive ART DECO decoration on brown leather. The pages are in exceptionally good condition clean and white. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Cinquante Ans, 1851-1901, Les Fils de C. F. Bally a Schoenenwerd

      L'Imprimerie Kreis a Bale, Schoenenwerd (Switzerland) 1901 - Slim quarto [31 cm] Original brown cloth backed thick pictorial cardboard covers. Tan floral endpapers. With three full-page bright color plates of shoe samples, four phototype plates, and numerous black and white photo reproductions and line drawings. Very good. The covers have a general layer of light soiling and staining, the boards are a bit creased, and the underlying boards are exposed at the edges. There are thin cracks in the endpapers along the hinges, however the book is very sturdy. The tissue guards and the phototype plates are mildly foxed, the preliminary and terminal leaves are more heavily foxed, and there is very occasional minor soiling on the pages. A 50-year celebration of the internationally acclaimed shoe company, Bally, with a history, photos, and color plates of their shoes and more. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Antarctic Manual for the Use of the Expedition of 1901

      Royal Geographical Society, London 1901 - "Very-good-minus" with some rub to corners and edges. Pages moderately age-toned but still flexible, easily turned & read. Some minor pencil corrections to the bibliography at rear, evidently by a knowledgeable hand. With sections on Antarctic Climate; Geology; Ice; Zoology; Botany; Sledge-Travelling; Geography, etc. The three, two-color, folding maps which are called for are all in place and properly folded in their pocket at rear; one panel of Sheet No. 1 is starting to separate along a fold, could be easily repaired but we have not undertaken. 586 pp. including index. This original volume with three original maps is hard to find. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1901. The Warwick edition. 12 volumes, octavo (166 x 105 mm). Contemporary green half calf, green cloth sides, titles to spines gilt, decorated gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Half-titles and title pages printed in red and black. Minor rubbing to extremities, occasional faint scratches to boards; an excellent set. An attractive library set of Eliot's works. Eliot "skilfully, sympathetically, and wittily puts difficult choices before her characters, showing their frailty in both comic and tragic mode and analysing their often mixed and confused motives" (ODNB). This edition is uncommon as a complete set, with just one set traced on OCLC and four traced at auction.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Vienna, [6. XII. 1901]. - 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. address. To Ludwig M. König, son of the textile wholesaler family Johann König & Son, Vienna, apologizing for not beeing able to comply König's kind invitation, which was apparently related to a season ticket for the opera or theater. Klimt, and especially his life companion Emilie Flöge and her fashion boutique, were in close business contact with König & Son. - Somewhat wrinkled and dusty; small tears re-backed.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (Initialen).

      München, 20. II. 1901. - 2 SS. Gr.-4to. Auf Briefpapier mit Briefkopf "Thomas Mann". An seinen Jugendfreund, den späteren Kunsthistoriker und Romanisten Otto Grautoff (1876-1937): "Lieber G.: Besten Dank für das Börsenblatt mit Deinem artigen Aufsatz [d. i. "Die Ex-libris-Sammlung des Grafen zu Leuningen-Westerburg" im Börsenblatt f. d. dt. Buchhandel 68 (1901), S. 1421-24]. Ich werde mich aber besinnen, ob ich Paul Ehrenberg damit ennuyiren soll; ich fürchte, all diese anspruchsvolle und graue Theorie würde ihn nur verwirren und kopfscheu machen. Laß ihn aus! Er wird schon in netter Weise etwas Hübsches zustande bringen. Was er ungefähr machen soll, muß er sehen; das Dociren ist da nicht am Platze. [Zwei Wörter getilgt] Übrigens will ich ihn fürs Erste nicht mahnen, sondern warten, bis er von selbst auf die Sache zurückkommt. - Nein, meine Laune war nicht schlecht, als ich gestern nach Hause ging. Ich hielt es kurz nach 11 Uhr nur vor Müdigkeit nicht länger aus und verabschiedete mich. Übrigens hatte ich Dich ja auf mein Verschwinden vorbereitet. Ich war lange Zeit mit Ehrenbergs, Junghans [der Kunstakademieschüler Julius Paul Junghanns] und den Amerikanern zusammen. Junghans ist ein sehr angenehmer Mensch: das Genre Paul Ehrenberg, soweit ich gesehen habe, nur viel stiller. Bist Du schließlich noch einmal mit Ehrenbergs zusammengetroffen? Ich konnte mich bedauerlicher Weise nur von Carl verabschieden, der am Tische saß, während Paul, den ich vergebens gesucht hatte, sich gerade auch seinerseits auf der Suche nach mir befand [.] Herr Gott, nein, ich verachte Dich nicht! Wie kommst Du darauf! Wenn Du mir einen großen Gefallen thun willst, so sprich nur von dem pfiffigen kleinen Geschöpf, das von Deinem schönen Herzen Besitz ergriffen hat, nicht mehr als von 'Deinem Mädel'. Denn erstens ist diese Bezeichnung ja nicht zutreffend und zweites wirkt sie auch gar zu zusammenziehend. Im Übrigen bin ich überzeugt, daß Du Dich kolossal falsch benommen hast. Die Franzosen sagen: Wenn der Deutsche graziös sein will, so springt er zum Fenster hinaus. Etwas Ähnliches gilt meistens auch von 'uns Todten', wenn wir 'erwachen', d. i. wenn wir einmal Menschen sein möchten. Meistens! Es gehört sehr viel Geschmack und Stilgefühl dazu, da nicht zu outriren, sich nicht zu verzerren. Na, Stil . es weiß eben nicht Jeder, was das ist: nicht einmal alle Mitarbeiter des Börsenblattes für den deutschen Buchhandel. Ehrlich: (und Du weißt das ja auch) Du machst mich nervös, wenn Du Fasching spielst, und schon darum bin ich froh, daß der Fasching vorüber ist. Nervös machtest Du mich zum Beispiel (und augenscheinlich nicht nur mich) durch das blöde Gekreisch, mit dem Du gestern im Café L[uitpold] Paul Ehrenberg empfingst. Es ist dumm und roh, zu glauben, daß dies, selbst in der Fastnacht, die richtige Art ist, ihm zu begegnen. Dir kann es ja gleichgültig sein, was er von Dir denkt, da hast Du Recht. Ich fürchte nur, daß er manchmal nicht weiß, was uns - Dich und mich - eigentlich verbindet. - Nichts für ungut übrigens! Wir haben schließlich Aschermittwoch. Und damit, daß am Sonntag der Carneval bei meiner Schwester [Julia Löhr] noch ein kleines Nachspiel haben soll, bin ich durchaus einverstanden [.]". Kl. Ein- und -ausrisse (ohne Textverlust). - Nach Grautoffs Tod im Pariser Exil erwarb der Verleger Kurt Leo Maschler (1898-1986) die Korrespondenzsammlung von dessen Witwe Erna Grautoff. Nach Maschlers Flucht aus Österreich 1938 wurde der zurückgelassene Bestand von der Gestapo der ÖNB überstellt und von dieser in deren Autographensammlung einsigniert (am unteren Rand die ÖNB-Signatur von 1939: Autogr. 141/58-65). 1949 wurde die Sammlung an Maschler rückgestellt (vgl. ÖNB, Allg. Verwaltungs- u. Korrespondenzakten 00/1949 A); erworben aus dem Nachlaß Maschler. T. Mann, Briefe an Otto Grautoff 1894-1901 und Ida Boy-Ed 1903-1928, hg. von Peter de Mendelssohn (Frankfurt a. M. 1975), S. 133f. Die Briefe Thomas Manns. Regesten und Register. Bd. I. Briefe 1889-1933, bearb. und hg. von Hans [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Village Aérien. Les Mondes connus et inconnus - Les Histoires de Jean - Marie Cabidoulin

      Hetzel (1901), Paris - 2 parti con autonomo frontespizio e autonoma numerazione in un vol. in-4° (284x180mm), pp. (8), 234, (2); (4), 218, (2); cartonnage policormo hetzeliano à le mappemonde (anche detto Au globe doré o à la sphère dorée) del terzo tipo (questo terzo tipo, edito dal 1897 al 1902, presenta il bandeau Collection Hetzel al dorso su fondo rosso e un rosone al piatto posteriore in nero col monogramma JH et Cie) realizzato da Engel con il titolo in oro entro una cartouche polilobata a fondo rosso appesa a delle catene dorate, la dicitura Voyages Extraordinaires in nero su un globo terrestre dorato, fronde vegetali, palloni aerostatici, àncore e strumenti nautici, ecc., il tutto impresso in poilicromia da disegno di Blancheland e su fondo color azzurro digradante. Dorso au phare con titolo in oro e illustrazioni poilicrome, di cui quella superiore, appunto, con raffigurazione di un faro. Al piatto posteriore, marca editoriale in nero centrale e tutt'attorno, bordura ornamentale in nero. Tagli dorati. Alla prima parte, 38 xilografie di George Roux, 6 grandi cromotipografie a p. pag. e una carta geografica. Alla seconda parte, numerose xilografie del Roux, 6 cromotipografie a p. pag. ed una carta. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione con questo cartonnage e prima edizione collettiva, contemporanea alla prima edizione assoluta. Il fut aussi vendu, sous forme de volume double avec Les Histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin. Ce vol. double a un faux-titre collectif non daté (Gondolo Della Riva). Gondolo Della Riva, n. 66 C e 67 C. Francese [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Message To Garcia And Thirteen Other Things Signed [ Limited #1 Of 50, Signed By Author And Illustrator]

      East Autora, New York: Roycrofters. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1901. Leather. hand illuminated; . .. As written by Fra Elbertus at their shop which is in East Aurora, New York. A, D. Nineteen hundred one. Description: (Illustrated Books) 1 Vol. Hubbard, Elbert. A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things. East Aurora, New York, 1901. #1 of 50 hand illuminated copies on Imperial Japanese Vellum, signed by Elbert Hubbard and Elsie Whitney (the illuminator). 8vo, original three-fourths green morocco, gilt, richly gilt decorated and lettered spine, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed; corners just bumped, head and foot of front joint rubbed and just starting to crack, joints very occasionally rubbed. Frontispiece portrait, hand colored decorated title page, initials, tail pieces and colophon. First front blank torn and separated, ink gift inscription on second front blank. Very occasional, very minor internal dust smudging, slightly toned. The very first copy printed of his most famous work. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator; 0 .

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        The Marrow of Tradition

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1901. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Yellow cloth, stamped in silver and black. Lovely copy. First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Chestnutt's fourth novel, his "magnum opus," according to Whitehead, and his scarcest book. Whiteman, p. 15

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Barmen, 14. IV. 1901. - 2 pp. on bifolium. To the photographer Josef Székely, concerning some photographs he had sent her: "I was delighted with them. Many of the poses are very fine. I am sending some now to Herrn Franz Stuck [ ]". - Saharet made her New York City debut in February 1897. She performed in vaudeville music houses as well as in Broadway productions. The artist Franz von Stuck (1863-1928) painted several portraits of her.

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        THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON.

      London:: George Newnes, Ltd.,. 1901.. First UK edition. "One of Wells better known and altogether delightful scientific romances" and "an example of Wells humour and satire at its best" (Feir 18). In Currey's first-issue binding of gilt-stamped, dark-blue cloth boards with black endpapers and copyright page blank (later issues are in light blue cloth stamped in black). Twelve full-page illustrations, including the frontispiece, tipped in. Spine ends and corners a little rubbed, but overall a very nice copy of one of a classic. .

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        Two field postcards of a soldier ("Emil") of the German troops at the second international expeditionary force in China.

      China, 1901. - (Oblong) 8vo. Altogether (1+1 =) 2 pp. on 2 fol. Each with autogr. address and a fine watercolor. Interesting documents from the China campaign on the occasion of the Boxer Uprising (aka Righteous Harmony Society Movement). The author reports to his cousin in Munich about the advance of the troops and various military operations, especially those in Tshang-cheng in March 1901, illustrating the battle in the mountains near the city. The other map shows the city walls of Beijing, represented "by a German painter." - Small damages to edges, slight kink fold and slightly browned.

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        THE WONDERS OF MOUSELAND

      New York, London, Montreal: The Abbey Press Publishers, [1901].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-268 [269-274: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in black, red and yellow, spine panel stamped in black, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Narrator shipwrecked in the Pacific is discovered by a race of intelligent mice whose civilization is based upon information gathered from secret expeditions to lands inhabited by men. Marginally utopian, mostly satire: not a children's book. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 161. Bleiler (1978) p. 43. Reginald 02947. A fine copy of a scarce book. (#151630)

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        UP FROM SLAVERY

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name in pencil above the author's signature and also on the front pastedown. Mild rubbing to the spine edges and tips. Near Fine. Original gilt-lettered red cloth. Frontispiece portrait with printed signature of Washington. Classic turn-of-the-century autobiography, a testament to the virtues of hard work and unrelenting effort, by the successor to Frederick Douglass as the foremost American black leader of his time. Born a slave, Washington founded Tuskegee Institute, becoming its first president, at the age of 25. This copy of his best known book is SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "Booker T. Washington/April 22, 1901." Signed First Editions of this classic of African-American history are quite uncommon.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1901 : 1901 Original Hardback Wisden Very Good Condition

      1901. Hi, Here we have a rare 1901 Original Hardback Wisden, it is in Very Good Condition and without restoration. Just the 6th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is very bright to front board with slight fading to the spine, the spine has a couple of small marks but the boards are very good, clean and sharp, tiny crease to the top right of the front board. Inside it is excellent, the hinges are very strong as can be seen in the pictures and the yellow inside pages are very bright as are the white pages that follow. Hardly any foxing and an excellent photoplate a very good copy of this rare Wisden.

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        A Biographical History of Eminent Men of the State of Kansas with Portraits Engraved Expressly for This Work

      Topeka, Kansas: The Hall Lithographing Company, 1901 651+ pages, including more than 300 portraits. Beautifully rebound retaining original leather covers over beveled boards, and most of original leather spine cover. Pebbled leather with blind stamped outline, and gilt stamped lettering. Raised spine bands. Marbled edges and end leaves. Latter red leather strip reinforcing hinges (internal). Previous owners ink stamped name/address at top of title page, index, and first page of text. Scattered light scuffs and wear. Volume remains tight and very attractive.. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.

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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift.

      2 S., 4. An den steirischen Schriftsteller und Journalisten Rudolf List (1901-1979). - [...] Ein Aufsatz über meine Arbeiten in Ihrer Austria wäre von großem Wert für mich. Nur weiß ich nicht, wie das praktisch zu machen wäre. Viele - und gerade meine besten Sachen, die ich noch in Wien geschrieben habe, sind aus wohlbekannten Gründen unbekannt geblieben [...]. Den Mahler Aufsatz werde ich mit größter Freude schreiben, nur bitte ich um Geduld. Erst muss ich die neue Partitur vom Hals schaffen, dann meine Erinnerungen wecken [...]. Die zwei Briefe von seiner Hand gehören zu meinen kostbarsten Schätzen, sind aber inhaltlich bedeutungslos [...]. 1903 wurde Weigl Mitglied in der Vereinigung schaffender Tonkünstler, die er gemeinsam mit Zemlinsky und Schönberg gründete und deren Ehrenpräsident Gustav Mahler war [...]. - Weigl studierte in Wien Klavier und Komposition, unter anderem bei Alexander von Zemlinsky, und wirkte nach seiner Promotion in Wien als Lehrer am Konservatorium und an der Universität. Der jüdische Komponist wanderte 1938 in die USA aus und erwarb 1943 dort die Staatsbürgerschaft. Er war ein hochgeschätzter Musikpädagoge und besonders bei Musikern respektierter Komponist. Er schuf sechs Sinfonien, weitere Werke für Orchester, Instrumentalkonzerte, Vokal- und Kammermusik. Ich habe Dr. Weigl immer als einen der besten Komponisten dieser alten Generation betrachtet einer derer, die die glanzvolle Wiener Tradition weiterführen. Er bewahrt zweifellos die alte Haltung jenes musikalischen Geistes, welcher einen der besten Teile der Wiener Kultur darstellt. Diese Worte schrieb Arnold Schönberg im Juni 1938 in einem Empfehlungsschreiben über Karl Weigl, der sich anschickte, seine unsicher gewordene Heimat zu verlassen. Karl Weigl, der vor allem in den Zwischenkriegsjahren als Komponist und Lehrer einen bedeutenden Anteil am Wiener Musikleben innehatte, muss wohl zur großen Gruppe der Entwurzelten gezählt werden, die, durch die Machtergreifung der Nationalsozialisten zur Emigration gezwungen, in ihrer neuen Heimat nie mehr an die Erfolge ihrer Vergangenheit anknüpfen konnten (Wikipedia). - Knickspuren. - Beiliegend eine kleine Broschüre (8 S. inkl. Umschlag) über den Komponisten mit einem Portrait u. Daten zu Leben und Werk. -

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        Farther North than Nansen

      ondon- Howard Wilford Bell 1901 - A scarce first edition of this work on Polar exploration. Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, was an Italian explorer known for his Arctic explorations and mountaineering expeditions. In 1899 the Duke organised an expedition toward the North Pole with the aim to establish a camp at Franz Joseph Land and from there travel to the North Pole by sled. During thenight at the camp the Duke lost two fingers to frostbite and was unable to continue with the journey to the Pole. The expedition was then led by Camptain Umberto Cagni which he broke the record held by Fridtjof Nansen for the northernmost point reached, by a distance of 35 to 40 kilometres. Condition: In the original pictorial cloth binding. Externally, smart with handling marks and rubbing to boards. Some spotting to the cloth. Wear tot eh head and tail of the spine with slight lifting to head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

      London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. 8vo, xvii, 193 pp. with frontispiece portrait of Carroll, forty black and white plates by Newell, and decorative page borders in green by Robert Murray Wright. Original white paper boards and green dustjacket, both with titles and embossed image of Alice in gilt. Boards slightly spotted, jacket fading to brown and cracking at folds, complete but for a chip in the crown of the spine and very rarely seen better. First edition illustrated by Peter Newell. Newell was the first major illustrator to tackle Carroll’s work after Tenniel (Rackham’s Alice was not published until 1907) and the first to depart significantly from Tenniel’s vision, opening the door to the many varied interpretations of the twentieth century. His soft pencil drawings emphasize the comedy in the book and often depict moments that Tenniel and the intervening illustrators ignored, such as the three sisters who lived at the bottom of the well and the moment the hedgehog croquet balls commence to fight. An important milestone in the history of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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        MEMORIA, PROYECTO, MATARO, ARENYS DE MAR, PLANOS ORIGINALES, 1901 FERROCARRILES

      1901 - EDUARDO MARISTANY Y GIBERT. PROYECTO, MATARO A ARENYS DE MAR, PLANOS ORIGINALES, RARO 1901, FERROCARRILES. Kº29. REF C-1 Biblioteca FTP. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Works. The Warwick edition.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1901 - 12 volumes, octavo (166 x 105 mm). Contemporary green half calf, green cloth sides, titles to spines gilt, decorated gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Minor rubbing to extremities, occasional faint scratches to boards; an excellent set. Half-titles and title pages printed in red and black. An attractive library set of Eliot's works. Eliot "skilfully, sympathetically, and wittily puts difficult choices before her characters, showing their frailty in both comic and tragic mode and analysing their often mixed and confused motives" (ODNB). This edition is uncommon as a complete set, with just one set traced on OCLC and four traced at auction.

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        Bibliografia Espanola

      Leinen 22 Bände, Reprint des Werks von 1901 bis 1922, Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer) , Preis inkl. MwSt. .

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        First Men in the Moon, The [First Issue]

      London: George Newnes, 1901. First Impression. Hardcover. Fine. First British Edition, First Issue, with black coated end papers. 8vo; viii, 342pp, with a frontispiece and 11 further full-page illustrations by Claude Shepperson. Publisher's dark blue decorative cloth, the upper cover and spine stamped gilt (the first and primary binding state, of four). An unusually Fine, bright copy, the hinges uncracked, of one of the most difficult of Wells's science fiction titles to be found in collectible condition. The last and perhaps most complex of Wells's early scientific romances, inspired by Jules Verne's 'Journey to the Moon.' Unlike Verne, Wells had all scientific aspects of his lunar voyage verified for plausibility by experts at the time. In 1919, the book was turned into the first of the films to be based on Wells's work. "These early 'scientific romances' remain unsurpassed for their imagination and visionary power. Where Wells's contemporaries saw him as adding the scientific imagination to nineteenth-century romance, the twentieth century regarded him as the greatest of the forerunners of modern science fiction. His tales of future evolution, alien intelligence, interplanetary warfare and technological dystopia anticipated most of science fiction's thematic repertoire." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        First on the Antarctic Continent being an account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900

      Newnes, London 1901 - pp.xv,333. Frontispiece portrait. Plates & photographs throughout text. Original red cloth with gilt title to front board and spine. Small stain on bottom on front board. A very good, rare copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coppia di lettere inviate a Emilio Berti.

      Datate Milano 1900-1901, - Bell'assieme di brevi missive riguardanti l'attività di militanza politica della ''Critica Sociale'': - Lettera autografa di Turati su cartolina postale con intestazione con timbro ''Avv. Filippo Turati'', datata Milano 21/2/1901 in cui chiede a Berti notizie per il pagamento dell'abbonamento alla ''Critica'', si scusa inoltre per il ritardo nella risposta. ''La critica non si diffonde che per. lenta, da abbonato ad abbonato'' - Lettera autografa di Anna Kuliscioff su cartolina postale con intestazione con timbro ''La Critica Sociale - Milano'', datata 18/3/1900 in cui dice al Berti che Turati non c'è e che comunque non potrebbe intercedere in favore del suo amico commediografo: ''.Sono dispiacente di dirle che Milano è l'ambiente meno indicato per portare avanti un giovane artista''. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archive of correspondence to the editor of the Pastoralist's Review, 1901 - 1913

      Ledger book (wrappers defective) containing 75 hand written and typed letters to Richard Twopenny, Editor of the Pastoralist's Review (formerly the Australian Pastorialist's Review, and later the Pastoral Review), dated between 1901 and 1913. The letters are from subscribers across Australia and New Zealand (and even from as far afield as Scotland and Nevada), largely renewals of subscription, but all containing complimentary reviews of the magazine, which would explain their retention by the editor for use as testimonials. The Australian Pastorialist's Review was founded in Melbourne in 1891 by Richard Twopenny, who had served as Commissioner at the various international exhibitions of the 1870s and 80s. The name was changed to the Pastorialist's Review, no doubt because of its popularity in New Zealand, from where many of these letters are sent. In 1913 the name was changed to The Pastoral review : a journal and a record of all matters affecting the pastoral and agricultural interests throughout Australasia, presumably to widen the audience from purely graziers to farmers in general. In 1935 the name was again changed to The Pastoral review and graziers' record : on all matters affecting the grazing, stud breeding and agricultural interests of Australia and New Zealand, and in 1968 simply reverted back to The Pastoral review. The magazine ceased publication in 1977. Twopenny had died in 1915. These letters very clearly show the importance the magazine had within local farming communities across Australia and internationally, and well illustrate a post-Federation agricultural Australia 'riding on the sheep's back'.

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        In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan - Being the Record of Three Years' Exploration

      T Fisher Unwin, London 1901 - 420 pages (complete). A sound, steady copy of this most important book about early travels in Tibet. Included: a press cutting from 1904 about Colonel Younghusband's expedition to Lhasa (he had arrived at the village of Tuna). There is also a press cutting about Tibet by William Fletcher (W A Fletcher), who travelled and hunted extensively in Tibet. ("The Tibetans are far from being a warlike race. All we came across were shocking cowards."). The boards are scuffed, worn, rubbed and a little marked by handling and shelving. They are comfortable and sure, masculine and hale. The contents have some evidence of age and use. However, they are youthful, lively, clean, clear, confident, very certain of their purpose and worth. fk [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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