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        Traité des échecs et recueil des parties jouées au tournoi international de 1900

      Paris: Societe Anonyme de Publications Periodiques P Mouillot, 1901. 460 pages with frontispiece and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in half blue cloth with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine and marbled boards. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5256) First edition.Like the historic London competition nearly half a century earlier (1851, the third Paris international tournament was conducted in the exciting splendor of the world's fair. A total of 17 players from Germany, Hungary, Mexico, Austria, the Untied States, England, Russian and France competed for 12,800 in prize money and four valuable Servres fases donated by the French Government. The Grande Cercle club served the visiting masters free coffee, tea and lemonade during the competition. The participants were permitted to take all their meals in the club, which was known for its superior cuisine. The Paris organizing committee, following the example of the London 1883 and New York 1889 tournaments, required that all drawn games be replayed. Only the result of the second game would count. In another attempt to encourage fighting chess, the committee announced that ties at the end of the tournament would be broken by number og games won. Schlechter fell victim to this tie-breaking system: he posted a +9 -5 =2 score to finish even with Marco and Mieses (both +10 -6 =0) in seventh-ninth places but went without a prize, since he had won fewer games. The London-domiciled Lasker (+14 -1 =1)began in impressive fashion with successive victories against Schlechter, Didier, Burn and Mieses. He then suffered his only defeat, this at the hands of the exciting 23 year old American rookie, Marsha. The Paris victory was Lasker's fourth in international competition and clearly established him as the world's premier player. The "American Eagle" Pillsbury (+12 -3 =1) soared into an early lead, but losses to Marshall (26 moves), Lasker (23 moves) and Burn consigned him to second place. Marshall, another brash young invader from across the Atlantic, also covered himself with glory (+11 -3 =2). He entered the final round with 12 points, then suffered a painful setback at the hands of the grimly pursuing Marcozy. The loss dropped him into a tie for third and fourth places with his Magyar conqueror. Enroute to his impressive showing, Marshall scored a 5 1/2 out of seven points against the other prizewinners. Burn (+11 -5 =0) distinguished the cause of British chess by securing the fifth of eight prizes - while the courageous Tchigorin (+9 -4 =3), overcoming a faltering start (losses in three of his first four games), fought back to claim the sixth prize. Just outside the prize list was Schlecter, who played below his usual strength. Nonetheless, he did manage to author a number of good games. His contest with Mason was singled out for inclusion in the 500 Master Games of Chess.Condition:Hinges cracked with rubbing, shelf wear, corners bumped rubbed, some foxing else a good to very good copy.

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        Diccionario de la Lengua Tarasca o de Michoacán/Aquí comienza el vocabulario en la lengua castellana y michoacana

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

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        The Violet Fairy Book

      London, Longmans, 1901. 8vo., pp. 388. Publisher'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's name, minor soiling else internally clean. INSCRIBED by the author on half title. First edition.

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        First Men in the Moon, The [First Issue]

      First Impression London George Newnes 1901 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.Fine 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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        Les histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin

      Hetzel. First edition, of which there were no large paper copiesHalf light brown calf over marbled paper boards, double gilt fillets to spine, covers mounted on guards and preserved, top edge speckled; an unsigned modern pastiche binding by Goy & VilaineVery rare autograph inscription from Jules Verne to [Achille] Tournier, prefect of the Somme at the timeWith original illustrations by Georges RouxA very good copy handsomely bound. Hetzel Paris s.d. (1901) 12x19cm relié

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        Studien zur Kriegsgeschichte und Taktik. 6 Bände (in 10 Bänden)

      EA, Mittler, Bln., 1901-1913, Mit zahlr. Karten in Steindruck und Textskizzen., orig. Halbleder, Rücken reich vergoldet, (leicht berieben/ Beim 2. Kartenband fehlen 3 Karten) Enthalten: Band I: Heeresbewegungen im Kriege 1870-1871. Mit 17 Karten in Steindruck sowie 6 Textskizzen. 287 S., Band II: Das Abbrechen von Gefechten. Mit 22 (von 25) Karten in Steindruck in separatem Kartenband, 279 S., Band III: Der Schlachterfolg, mit welchen Mitteln wurde er erstrebt? Mit einem Atlas, enthaltend 65 Skizzen in Steindruck, 313 S., Band IV: Die Festung in den Kriegen Napoleons und der Neuzeit. Mit einem Atlas, enthaltend 29 Skizzen in Steindruck, 335 S.,. Band V: Der 18. August 1870. Mit 3 Anlagen und einer Kartentasche, enthaltend 41 Skizzen in Steindruck, sowie 2 Karten und einem Plan, 597 S., Band VI: Heeresverpflegung. Mit 10 in den Text gedruckten Skizzen und 12 Karten und Skizzen als Anlagen, 326 S.

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        Mathematische Probleme.

      Leipzig: Teubner, 1901. First complete publication, extremely rare offprint issue, of Hilbert's famous and enormously influential address to the International Congress of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900 in which he set forth a list of twenty-three problems that he predicted would be of central importance to the advance of mathematics in the twentieth century. Hilbert's paper was first published in Nachrichten der Königliche Gesellschaft zur Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Mathematische-physikalischen Klasse 3 (1900), pp. 253-97, and reprinted with additions as the offered work. "Hilbert's problems came in four groups. In the first group were six foundational ones, starting with an analysis of the real numbers using Cantorian set theory, and including a call for axioms for arithmetic, and the challenge to axiomatise physics. The next six drew on his study of (algebraic) number theory, and culminated with his revival of Kronecker's Jugendtraum, and the third set of six were a mixed bag of algebraic and geometric problems covering a variety of topics. In the last group were five problems in analysis - the direction that Hilbert's own interests were going. He asked for a proof that suitably smooth elliptic partial differential equations have the type of solutions that physical intuition (and many a German physics textbook) suggest, even though it had been known since the 1870s that the general problem of that kind does not. He made a specific proposal for advancing the general theory of the calculus of variations" (Gray). "As the nineteenth century drew to its close, David Hilbert (1862-1943), then regarded as a leading mathematician of his generation, presented a list of twenty- three problems, which he urged upon the attention of his contemporaries. They have entered the folklore of professional mathematicians; even a partial solution of one of them has given its author(s) much prestige... "The motivation was the Second International Congress of Mathematicians, held in Paris early in August 1900, which Hilbert was invited to address. He seems to have thought of the topic by December 1899, for he sought then the opinion of his close friend Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909), and again in March of another ally, Adolf Hurwitz (1859-1919). But apparently he delayed writing the paper until May or June, so that the lecture was left out of the Congress programme. However, by mid-July he must have sent it for publication by the Göttingen Academy of Sciences, of which he was a member, for Minkowski was then reading the proofs; very likely no refereeing had occurred. Hilbert spoke in the Sorbonne on the morning of 8 August 1900, not in a plenary lecture but in the section of the Congress on bibliography and history; he proposed "the future problems of mathematics," working from a French translation of his text that was distributed to the members of the audience. A summary of it soon appeared in the recently founded Swiss journal L'Enseignement Mathématique; the original seems not to have been published. For reasons of time he described there only ten problems. The full story was soon out with the Göttingen Academy; next year it was published again, with three additions, in the Archiv der Mathematik und Physik ... The Archiv version was translated in full into French for the Congress proceedings by the French mathematician and former diplomat Léonce Laugel, who added a few footnotes of his own. His translation appeared both there and as a separate undated pamphlet under the title Mathematical Problems ... "The few pages of preamble appraised problems in general and the development of mathematical knowledge as Hilbert saw it; near the end he expressed his optimism with a slogan that he would repeat in later life: 'for in mathematics there is no ignorabimus!' . The modernistic flavour of the problems lay not only in their unresolved status but also in the high status given to axiomatisation in solving or even forming several of them" (Grattan-Guinness). "The first half-dozen problems pertained to the foundations of mathematics and had been suggested by what he considered the great achievements of the century just past: the discovery of the non-euclidean geometry and the clarification of the concept of the arithmetic continuum, or real number system. These problems showed strongly the influence of [Hilbert's] recent work on the foundations of geometry and his enthusiasm for the power of the axiomatic method. The other problems were special and individual, some old and well known, some new, all chosen, however, from fields of Hilbert's own past, present and future interest" (Reid, Hilbert (1970), p. 70). In the second of these problems, Hilbert called for a mathematical proof of the consistency of the arithmetic axioms - a question that, in a later incarnation, turned out to have great bearing on the development of both mathematical logic and computer science when the problem was addressed by Gödel and Turing. "Several main branches of mathematics were impressively covered or at least exemplified by problems: number theory and higher and abstract algebra (Hilbert's two main research specialities up to that time), most of real- and complex-variable analysis, and the still emerging branch of topology. Geometry was more patchily handled; in particular, the achievements of the Italian geometers largely eluded him. Apparently untalented in languages, he had trouble reading even technical Italian. Among problems directly inspired by Hilbert's own work, the Fourteenth Problem grew out of his proofs in the early 1890s that systems of algebraic invariants always possess finite bases. However, he forgot to cite Hurwitz's recent contribution ['Über die Erzeugung der Invarianten durch Integration,' Nachrichten Königlichen Gesellschaft Wissenschaften Göttingen, math.-physik. Klasse (1897), 71-90]; he apologised to his friend in November 1900 and added a paragraph to the Archiv version. "Some problems were handled with great perspicuity. In particular, in the Fifth Problem on the theory of Sophus Lie (1842-1899) of continuous groups of transformations, not only did he pose a specific problem invoking the differentiability of the pertaining functions, but also a broader one about weakening that property. The latter is still far from a general answer ... "The importance of Hilbert's lecture was grasped quite soon after the Congress; for example, Laugel's translation of the full version was published in its proceedings with the plenary lectures although it had not been so delivered. But the reaction after the lecture was "a rather desultory discussion," to quote from the report on the Congress prepared by Charlotte Angas Scott (1858-1931) for the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. Two comments were made. Firstly, the Italian mathematician Giuseppe Peano (1858-1932) remarked that the Second Problem on the consistency of arithmetic was already essentially solved by colleagues working on his project of mathematical logic and that the forthcoming Congress lecture by Alessandro Padoa (1868-1937) was pertinent to it... Secondly, the German mathematician Rudolf Mehmke (1857-1944) made a point about numerical methods that bore upon the Thirteenth Problem on resolving the quintic: it led to a new paragraph in the Archiv version..." (Grattan-Guinness). "Hilbert's problems ranged greatly in topic and precision. Some of them are propounded precisely enough to enable a clear affirmative or negative answer, like the 3rd problem, which was the first to be solved, or the 8th problem (the Riemann hypothesis). For other problems, such as the 5th, experts have traditionally agreed on a single interpretation, and a solution to the accepted interpretation has been given, but closely related unsolved problems exist. Sometimes Hilbert's statements were not precise enough to specify a particular problem but were suggestive enough so that certain problems of more contemporary origin seem to apply, e.g. most modern number theorists would probably see the 9th problem as referring to the conjectural Langlands correspondence on representations of the absolute Galois group of a number field. Still other problems, such as the 11th and the 16th, concern what are now flourishing mathematical sub-disciplines, like the theories of quadratic forms and real algebraic curves. There are two problems that are not only unresolved but may in fact be unresolvable by modern standards. The 6th problem concerns the axiomatization of physics, a goal that twentieth century developments of physics (including its recognition as a discipline independent from mathematics) seem to render both more remote and less important than in Hilbert's time. Also, the 4th problem concerns the foundations of geometry, in a manner that is now generally judged to be too vague to enable a definitive answer. The other twenty-one problems have all received significant attention, and late into the twentieth century work on these problems was still considered to be of the greatest importance. Paul Cohen received the Fields Medal during 1966 for his work on the first problem, and the negative solution of the tenth problem during 1970 by Yuri Matiyasevich generated similar acclaim. Aspects of these problems are still of great interest today" (Wikipedia). Here are the 23 problems enumerated by Hilbert. 1. The cardinality of the continuum, including well-ordering. 2. The consistency of the axioms of arithmetic. 3. The equality of the volumes of two tetrahedra of equal bases and equal altitudes. 4. The straight line as shortest connection between two points. 5. Lie's concept of a continuous group of transformations without the assumption of the differentiability of the functions defining a group. 6. The axioms of physics. 7. Irrationality and transcendence of certain numbers. 8. Prime number theorems (including the Riemann hypothesis). 9. The proof of the most general reciprocity law in arbitrary number fields. 10. Decision on the solvability of a Diophantine equation. 11. Quadratic forms with any algebraic coefficients. 12. The extension of Kronecker's theorem on Abelian fields to arbitrary algebraic fields. 13. Impossibility of solving the general seventh degree equation by means of functions of only two variables. 14. Finiteness of systems of relative integral functions. 15. A rigorous foundation of Schubert's enumerative calculus. 16. Topology of real algebraic curves and surfaces. 17. Representation of definite forms by squares. 18. The building up of space from congruent polyhedra. 19. The analytic character of solutions of variation problems. 20. General boundary value problems. 21. Linear differential equations with a given monodromy group. 22. Uniformization of analytic relations by means of automorphic functions. 23. The further development of the methods of the calculus of variations. A 24th problem, on the simplicity of proofs, was omitted by Hilbert but rediscovered in his original manuscript notes by German historian Rüdiger Thiele in 2000. OOC 320 (Göttingen Nachrichten issue); I. Grattan-Guinness, 'A sideways look at Hilbert's twenty-three problems of 1900,' Notices of the American Mathematical Society (2000), pp. 752-7); J. Gray, 'The Hilbert problems 1900-2000,' European Mathematical Society Newsletter 36 (2000), p. 10-13. Two offprints from Archiv der Mathematik und Physik, 3. Reihe, 1. Band, 1901. 8vo (236 x 163 mm), original printed wrappers, two small tears and a little piece missing from the bottom margin front wrappers, pp. [44]-63 & [213]-237.

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      Tokyo, Japan: Genroku-Kwan Photographer, R. Okamoto, 1901. Original photographs. Very Good. The 84 albumen prints measure 3.5" x 5.25" each and are delicately colored by hand. Included are studio portraits, dramatic scenes, and exterior views of men, women and children as well as many occupational scenes (painting lamps, fans, portraits), numerous views of geishas, musicians, tea ceremonies, rickshaws, fan-dancing, playing Go, market scenes, temples, marriage ceremony, water views, Tokyo street scenes, cherry blossoms, &c. Several are titled in the plate, but most are not. The photographs are of high quality with sharp focus and strong contrast. Some slight curling as usual with albumen prints, a little color offsetting onto blank versos, still quite attractive. In the photographer's original, printed envelope, somewhat worn but intact. Okamoto was a commercial photographer who played an important role in distributing albums and collections to Western audiences from his Toyko studio in the late Meiji era. [See Bennett, "Photography in Japan, 1853-1912."].

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        The Waverley Novels The New Century Edition of Sir Walter Scott's Novels Complete in 13 Volumes (In The Original Box)

      London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1901. 13 volumes, housed in the original wooden box, covered in burgundy pebbled cloth, with gilt lettering across fold-down panel. With list of titles to inside upper flap in gilt, on paste down card. No repairs to this set of books or to the box. All volumes present. Volumes bound in maroon leather with strong gilt title impressions to the spines, with floral details. Thin India paper. Box with a few very light rubbed spots to the corners but overall a near fine to fine set. Very presentable and giftable, very attractive. Uncommon in the original box, and in this remarkable condition. . Leather. Near Fine.

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        The Inheritors:

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.,, 1901. an extravagant story. Octavo. Original sand-coloured cloth, spine lettered in black, front cover with large pictorial block in black, red & gilt, fore- and bottom-edge untrimmed. Housed in a custom made, brown quarter morocco solander box. Title page printed in orange & black. Spine toned (old label removed), covers showing light signs of handling (small old red ink stain on back cover, front cover lightly rubbed), inner joints cracked but sound, one or two leaves a little carelessly opened. A very good copy. First edition, second issue, with the corrected dedication (Harvey notes that "only four copies known of the first issue"), predating the UK edition by five weeks. Signed boldly by Conrad on the half-title "Joseph Conrad". Although The Inheritors is "generally regarded as a science fiction tale of a group of people from another, apparently parallel, world who call themselves The Dimensionists" (Locke) it is also related to Heart of Darkness (serialised 1899, published in book form 1902) in that Conrad and Hueffer - in their first collaboration - "satirised Leopold II [King of the of Belgians] as the greedy and unscrupulous Duc de Mersch" (Jeffrey Myers, Joseph Conrad: A Biography, 2001, p. 96). Copies inscribed by Conrad are decidedly uncommon.

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        The Waverley Novels. The New Century Edition of Sir Walter Scott's Novels. Complete in 13 Volumes (In The Original Box)

      London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1901. 13 volumes, housed in the original wooden box, covered in burgundy pebbled cloth, with gilt lettering across fold-down panel. With list of titles to inside upper flap in gilt, on paste down card. No repairs to this set of books or to the box. All volumes present. Volumes bound in maroon leather with strong gilt title impressions to the spines, with floral details. Thin India paper. Box with a few very light rubbed spots to the corners but overall a near fine to fine set. Very presentable and giftable, very attractive. Uncommon in the original box, and in this remarkable condition. . Leather. Near Fine.

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        Auf zum Südpol! 45 Jahre Wirkens zur Förderung der Erforschung der Südpolar-Region 1855-1900,

      Berlin, Vita Deutsches Verlagshaus (Felix Heinemann) [1901]. Erstausgabe, mit 5 geographischen Karten und 2 Bildeern des Verfassers, XV, 485 Seiten, 20x25, blaues illustriertes O Ln mit facettierten Buchdecken, SCHÖNES UND FESTES EXEMPLR DIESE SEHR SELTENEN TITELS, die Beschriftung am Buchrücken stellenweise leicht berieben, die ersten 2 Blätter mit wenigen minimalen Fehlstellen an der Unterkante Versand D: 5,00 EUR GR 44182, Antarktis

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        Conspectus florae Graecae

      Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]: Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, 1901. In three volumes. [4], 825, [1]; [2], 612; [2], xxv, [1], 519pp, [1]. Contemporary brown half-cloth, marbled boards. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Upper hinge of Vol. I exposed, recent bookplates to endpapers of 'Norman Douglas Simpson' and 'W. T. Stearn', recent manuscript annotations to rear endpapers. [Together with:] HALACSY, E[ugen] de. Supplementum conspectus florae Graecae. Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, 1908. [4], 132pp. Largely unopened in original publisher's tan printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle worn, lightly foxed, ink stamp to front cover. [And:] HALACSY, E[ugen] de. Supplementum secundum conspectus florae Graecae. Budapestini [i.e. Budapest]. Typis Societatis Pallas, 1912. 105pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers. Lightly sunned and foxed, slightly creased. The three volume synopsis, together with the two later supplements, of Greek flora by Austrian physician and botanist, Eugen von Halacsy (1842-1913). Specialising in the flora of the Balkan peninsula, Halacsy journeyed to Greece for numerous expeditions, working in conjunction with director of the botanical garden in Athens, Theodor von Heldreich, to produce this encyclopaedic catalogue modelled upon the Linnaean system of classification. From the libraries of two notable botanists: Norman Douglas Simpson (1890-1974) and William Thomas Stearn (1911-2001). . First edition. 8vo.

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        Ehrgeiz. Roman

      Berlin ohne Jahr (nach 1901). Ganzleinen, 195 und 174 Seiten. Frakturschrift. 3-facher Farbschnitt. Einband mit leichten Gewebeläsuren, ansonsten gut Klammern teils etwas angerostet, nur wenig Seiten minimal gefleckt, Inneres gut.

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        The Art Workmanship of the Maori Race in New Zealand. A Series of Illustrations from Specially Taken Photographs, with Descriptive Notes and Essays on the Canoes, Habitations, Weapons, Ornaments, and Dress of the Maoris

      Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Institute, 1901 Originally produced in five parts between 1896 and 1900; published by the New Zealand Institute,1901. 438 pgs with outstanding b/w photo plates at the end of each part (65 total) and multiple,other examples throughout the text. (Note that the Part 5 title page and one plate, are misbound at the end of Part 4) A heavy volume, in reddish cloth with gilt design & titles; no names or marks in text; not ex library. Other photos available if required. Inquiries welcome. Priority shipping recommended. . Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Heavy 4to. Hard Cover.

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        Ver Sacrum. Mittheilungen der Vereinigung Bildender Künstler Österreichs. [4. Jg.], (15. März) 1901, Heft 6. (Bewegungsstudien zur `Medicin` von Gustav Klimt OM., Deckenbild für die Aula der Universität in Wien).

      (Wien, Holzhausen) 1901. - Das Heft ist Bewegungsstudien zu Gustav Klimts Fakultätsbild Medizin gewidmet. - Im Jahr 1894 erhielten Klimt und Matsch den Auftrag, für den Festsaal der Wiener Universität Wandgemälde zu den vorgegebenen Themen Medizin, Philosophie und Jurisprudenz zu schaffen. Als Klimts unvollendetes Gemälde ?Medizin? bei der 10. Secessionsausstellung 1901 gezeigt wurde, kam es zu massiver öffentlicher Kritik. Um den Auseinandersetzungen zu entgehen, entschloss sich Klimt im Jahre 1905, seine Bilder, für die er bereits staatliche Vorauszahlungen erhalten hatte, mit der Hilfe privater Gönner zurück zu kaufen. Außerdem nahm er danach keinen Auftrag der öffentlichen Hand mehr an und wandte sich hauptsächlich der Porträt- und Landschaftsmalerei zu. Quadt.-4°. 9 unnum. Bll. (dav. 1 m. bedr. Seidenhemdchen) m. Abb., 1 Bl. (Anz.). OBrosch. m. kl. schwarzgedr. Deckelvign. u. -titel sowie illustr. Anz. auf beiden Spiegeln. Einbd. stark angestaubt, berieben, an den unt. Deckelrändern rissig, Ecken bestoßen, im re. Seitensteg m. 11 durchgeh. Lochspuren durch entfernte (n. orig.) Fadenheftung, im Text stärker abgegriffen u. z. Tl. felckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Schloss Neuschwanstein

      Artist: ; issued in: Berlin; date: 1901 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Mounted, upper and lower tear restored; size in cm : 49 x 63,5 - description: Decorative and reare view of the castle Hohenschwanstein in Bavaria. Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner.

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        Illuminated Manuscript Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Rev. W. J. Slocum. 1876-1901.

      Waterbury, Connecticut, 1901. Full Leather. Very Good Minus. A beautiful appreciation of a cleric's career, with original verse rendered with calligraphic lettering and several original artworks. 8vo. 20 by 17.5 cm. Unpaginated, 9 leaves of very heavy card stock, with calligraphic text and illustration only on the rectos. Original artwork includes a watercolored profile portrait of the distinguished Slocum, a wash watercolor of Allegheny College (two principal buildings on the Pennsylvania campus), and four different churches which Slocum had served. Not to be minimized is the ornamental borders and other embellishments that enrich almost every leaf. Among the decoration are birds, an American flag, clover, and various sinewy Rococo decoration. The Victorian Era illuminated manuscripts we typically find are English or French; we encounter American ones far less frequently. The binding is soiled and somewhat rough. Large chip at spine foot. Other surface loss along front board edge and upper corner. The tissue guards are ragged but still present.

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        Histoire des lunettes

      front., [4], 137 pp., 4 pl. Paris, A. Maloine, 1901, in-8, front, [4], 137 pp, 4 pl. hors texte, demi-basane anthracite de l'époque, dos à nerfs, couvertures conservées, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION. Cet ouvrage est l'une des rares monographies du sujet. Frontispice et 4 planches hors texte ainsi que nombreuses figures dans le texte. Il est bien complet de toutes ses planches en dépit d'une erreur de numérotation. Trois feuillets intercalés entre les pages 134 et 135 notées 134 (a), (b) et (c). Bel exemplaire. Ex-libris manuscrit sur la page de faux-titre.

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        Traité de thérapeutique chirurgicale des animaux domestiques

      2 volumes de I : XII, 808 pp. Paris, Hasselin et Houzeau, 1901, in-8, 2 volumes de I : XII, 808 pp. et II : XI, (1), 744 pp, demi basane rouge, dos à faux nerfs, titre et filets dorés, Seconde édition. Monographie en deux volumes illustrée de 1028 gravures dans le texte ; traitant de chirurgie générale, des affections communes à tous les tissus, des affections des régions. Bel exemplaire, richement illustré et agréablement relié.

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        Le traitement du prostatisme (hypertrophie de la prostate) à l'usage des praticiens

      de 514 et (2) pages Paris, OCtave Doin, 1901, in-8, de 514 et (2) pages, exemplaire broché, Une des rares premières monographies sur le prostatisme, ou l'hypertrophie de la prostate, et sur ton traitement chirurgical. Après une première partie consacrée à la description clinique des différentes périodes du prostatisme et des infections urinaires qui peuvent en découler, Guiard décrit plusieurs traitements, d'abord hygiéniques, puis chirurgicaux pour endiguer ou stopper l'hypertrophie. Notamment, il consacre de longues pages au cathétérisme, et en particulier, chose encore novatrice à l'époque, à l'antisepsie du cathétérisme grâce à plusieurs instruments et méthodes qu'il a personnellement développé. Quelques figures en noir dans le texte montrent des instruments d'urologie. Enfin, les 80 pages finales forment un vaste et précis vocabulaire explicatif d'urologie du tout début du XXe siècle. Bon exemplaire, à l'intérieur propre et, en partie, non coupé.

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        The Serious Poems.

      London: George Newnes, 1901 - Octavo (200 x 130 mm). Contemporary art nouveau-style "vellucent" binding by Cedric Chivers of Bath in green full morocco with a hand-painted vellum vignette of an angel surrounded by doves to the front board, with the calligraphic caption "We make all melodies our care", smooth spine with gilt titles direct, decoration to spine and boards in gilt and blind, bevelled boards, turn-ins ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled enpapers. Spine and front board a little faded, spine with some minor scuffing, tanning to outer edges of free endpapers, mild finger-marking to limitation page, else contents exceptionally bright. An excellent copy. Black and white frontispiece, illustrated title page, 12 plates and 4 decorative borders in the text by H. Granville Fell. Signed limited edition, number 19 of 30 copies on Japanese vellum signed by the illustrator. A beautiful example of Chivers's vellucent technique, which he developed in the early 1900s. In contrast to the earlier method used by Edwards of Halifax, the painting was not done on the underside of the transparent vellum, but on paper which was attached to the binding and covered with vellum. The surface of the vellum was then tooled in gold, thus enhancing the impressive effect.

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        Die Insel. Monatsschrift. Erster und zweiter Jahrgang in 7 Bänden

      Schuster & Löffler 1901 Schuster & Löffler, Berlin, 1899-1901. Zusammen 2502 S. mit zahlreichen Abb. u. Buchschmuck, 3 original Halbpergamentbände mit vergoldetem Rückentitel, 4 Pbde mit Rückenschild, (Pappbände etwas berieben / 1 Rücken eingerissen) - 1. Jahrgang, 1. Quartal Oktober 1899 bis September 1901 der bedeutende literarischen Zeitschrift der Jahrhundertwernde/ Erster Jahrgang (Bände 1 bis 3): Exemplare auf Inselbütten / Zweiter Jahrgang (Bände 4 bis 7): Druck auf Maschinenpapier, der Satz generell sehr vereinfacht. / Kunstexlibris auf Vorsätzen. Aus der Bibliothek Otto Elias. / Die Zeitschrift steht am Beginn eines der renommiertesten und auf dem Gebiet der Buchkunst engagiertesten deutschen Verlage. Als die Zeitschrift aufgrund wirtschaftlicher Schwierigkeiten (Sarkowski: \"\"die aufwendige Ausstattung des ersten Jahrgangs war für deutsche Verhältnisse ungewöhnlich\"\") 1902 eingestellt wurde, gliederten die drei Herausgeber den \"\"Verlag der Insel\"\" aus dem Berliner Unternehmen und gründeten unter Leitung von Rudolf von Poellnitz die Insel-Verlag GmbH. Die erten Hefte wurden auf Büttenpapier mit dem Inselschiff-Wasserzeichen, entworfen von Peter Behrens, gedruckt. / Gesetzt aus der hauseigenen Franktur und gedruckt bei Drugulin, Leipzig. / Die buchkünstlerische Gestaltung der ersten vier Quartale lag bei Gustav Lehmann, Heinrich Vogeler, Thomas Theodor Heine und Emil Rudolf Weiß. Sarkowski 1974-1983 - Diesch 2696 - Schauer I, 28 - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Literatur 17. - 20.Jahrhundert,Literaturwissenschaften

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        Die Tychonischen Instrumente auf der Prager Sternwarte

      de 11, (1) pages et 2 planches Prag, Sternwarte, 1901, in-4, de 11, (1) pages et 2 planches, Demi toile brique à la bradel, titre doré,couvertures conservées.(reliure moderne), Unique édition. Les deux planches finales en phototypie montrent deux sextants de Tycho Brahe.

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        Studie über die Entwickelung des Dichters Victor Hugo. Der philosophischen Facultät der Universität Wien überreicht behufs Erlangung der Venia Legendi für das Gebiet der romanischen Philologie.

      Wien, Selbstverlag 1901 - VI + 66 S. OBrosch. EA. WG II 11. - Lichtschatten, Ebd.: kl. Fehlstelle a. T. fachmännisch m. Japanpapier geschlossen, Läsuren fachmännisch hinterlegt. Leichte Gbrsp. - Hofmannsthal, (1874 - 1929) , veröffentlichte schon als Gymnasiast Gedichte und fand die staunende Aufmerksamkeit der Autoren des Jungen Wien (Hermann Bahr, Richard Beer-Hofmann, Arthur Schnitzler u.a.). Seit 1892 studierte er in Wien zunächst Jura, später Romanistik, und wurde 1898 promoviert. Den Plan einer Habilitation gab er auf und ließ sich 1901 nach der Heirat mit der Bankierstochter Gertrud Schlesinger in Rodaun als freier Schriftsteller nieder. In den neunziger Jahren entstanden die Gedichte (Vorfrühling, Terzinen, Manche freilich), lyrischen Dramen (Gestern, Der Tor und der Tod, Der Kaiser und die Hexe, Der Abenteurer und die Sängerin) und Erzählungen (Das Märchen der 672. Nacht, Reitergeschichte), die Hofmannsthals frühen Ruhm, aber auch das Klischee des Ästhetentums begründeten. In erfundenen Gesprächen und Briefen gab er Essayistischem die Form der Fiktion; so handelt der lange als Zäsur im Werk, gar als Schaffenskrise mißverstandene Chandos-Brief (1902) im Medium der Sprache von der Sprache als ästhetischem und sozialem Problem -- einem Thema, das später auch seine Komödien bestimmte . Das weitgespannte Œuvre zeigt überall die Anspannung, dem Überkommenen das Neue -- etwa die philosophischen Konzepte Georg Simmels und Max Schelers oder die politischen Utopien Gustav Landauers -- zu amalgamieren. Den geistigen Austausch mit vielen Zeitgenossen bezeugen die zahlreichen Briefwechsel -- u.a. mit Raoul Auernheimer, Eberhard von Bodenhausen, Georg Brandes, Richard Dehmel, Harry Graf Kessler, Anton und Katharina Kippenberg, Rainer Maria Rilke, Jakob Wassermann, Anton Wildgans, Stefan Zweig. (DBE) - Selten, hier die im Selbstverlag erschienene Habilitationsschrift. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Coup d'oeil rétrospectif sur la lunetterie, précédé de recherches sur l'origine du verre lenticulaire et sur les instruments servant à la vision

      [2] ff., front., XII, 261 Paris, chez l'auteur, 1901, in-8, [2] ff, front, XII, 261, [2] pp, demi-basane anthracite de l'époque, dos à nerfs, couvertures conservées, Deuxième édition de cet ouvrage dédié à Mme Heymann, à travers lequel Joseph Rouyer, ancien lunetier, retrace l'histoire de son métier. Paru pour la première fois en 1889. Rare. L'ouvrage est divisé en 3 parties: le verre; l'astronomie; la lunetterie. Frontispice de "La dioptrique oculaire" de Chérubin. Figures in texte. Bon exemplaire.

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        Ueber die Natur und die Ursachen der öffentlichen Credits, Staatsanleyen, die Tilgung der öffentlichen Schulden, den Handel mit Staatspapieren und die Wechselwirkung zwischen den Creditoperationen der Staaten und dem ökonomischen und politischen Zustande der Länder. (2. Auflage).

      XVI, 714 S., [2] S., Ln. d. Zeit m. goldgepr. Rückenschild, Einbd. fleckig, Schnitt angestaubt u. gegilbt, Bug angeplatzt, innen stockfleckig, verso Vortitelbl. u. auf d. alte Schulstempel. Der öffentliche Credit. Zweite u. maßgebliche Auflage. Erster, Allgemeiner Theil. (Alles was erschienen ist.) MNE II,70. - Kress C 591. - "Gewiss die bedeutendste Schrift, welche über das Staatsschuldenproblem in irgend einer Sprache geschrieben worden ist." (Sauer & Auvermann V,1901). - Die erstmals 1820 erschienene Schrift wurde vom Verfasser maßgeblich erweitert. Nebenius Plan, das Werk um einen zweiten Teil zu ergänzen, "welcher, der Erzählung und Beurtheilung von Thatsachen gewidmet ist", wurde nie verwirklicht. "Ich übergebe dem Publicum in diesem ersten Theile im Grunde eine neue Schrift, welche, als ein für sich bestehendes Ganzes, zugleich einen eigenen Titel hat." (Aus dem Vorwort). - In der erweiterten Ausgabe sehr selten.

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        L' Album

      Montgredien 1901-1902, Paris - LIVRES Publication mensuelle. Chaque livraison porte un titre particulier : 1, Albert Guillaume (juin 1901) ; 2, Ferdinand Bac (juillet 1901) ; 3, Ch. Huard (août 1901) ; 4, H. Gerbault (septembre 1901) ; 5, Caran-d'Ache (octobre 1901) ; 6, Léandre (novembre 1901) ; 7, Job (décembre 1901) ; 8, Benjamin Rabier (janvier 1902) ; 9, Abel Faivre(février 1902) ; 10, A. Robida (mars 1902) ; 11, Steinlen (avril 1902) ; 12, Hermann-Paul (mai 1902) ; 13, J. Grün (juin 1902) ; 14, Balluriau (juillet 1902) ; 15, Willette (août 1902) ; 16, Lucien Métivet (septembre 1902) ; 17, J. L. Forain (octobre 1902) ; 18, La Pléiade des jeunes (novembre 1902). Ensemble bien complet (hormis un n° 19 paru plus tard). Nombreuses pages en couleurs. Parfait état, ayant été relié à l'époque. 1 volume in-4°. 1/2 chagrin havane, dos à nerfs orné, titré "Les Maîtres de la Caricature". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition internationale d'apiculture et d'enseignement apicole à Laon. Catalogue

      de 34 pages Laon, Journal de l'Aisne, 1901, in-8, de 34 pages, exemplaire broché, couverture imprimée en noir, Très rare catalogue de la liste des exposants, et de leurs denrées réalisées à base de miel, présent lors de l'exposition internationale d'apiculture qui se tint à Laon en 1901. Outre des apiculteurs français, l'exposition comptaient aussi des marchands venus de Russie, de Pologne, de Belgique, de Grèce, de Roumanie, de Hongrie, d'Amérique, du Japon, d'Espagne, d'Italie et d'Allemagne. Bon exemplaire enrichi d'une lettre manuscrite portant sur une autre exposition d'apiculture.

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        Franz Fiedler Original s/w-Fotografie / Vintage von E. M. um 1935

      Original s/w-Portrait-Aufnahme des Dresdener Photographen Franz Fiedler. Das Portrait zeigt die Kölner Tänzerin Ernesta May (geb. 1901-?) in den 1930er Jahren. Bildgröße ca. 18 x 12 cm. Das Foto ist in ausgesprochen gutem Zustand: sehr leicht angebräunt, unbeschädigt, rückseitig mit Stempel "Lichtbildnerei Franz Fiedler Dresden A 24 Reichenbachstr. 33 (Eing. Gutzkowstr. 36)" (Franz Fiedler, 1885-1956, deutscher Fotograf der Neuen Sachlichkeit und des Piktorismus, dessen Vorliebe dem Künstlerportrait galt. Ausbildung beim wohl bedeutendsten deutschen Porträtfotografen der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jhs. Hugo Erfurth. 1930 erschien Fiedlers Buch "Dresden in Bildern". 1945 wurde sein Atelier vollständig zerstört. Lediglich eine Kiste mit Aufnahmen ist durch Zufall erhalten geblieben. Nach 1945 lebte er als Verfasser von Fotohandbüchern in der DDR, zu seinen Schülerinnen gehörten die griechische Photographin Nelly und die Deutsche Anneliese Kretschmer).

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      FRANCOIS BERNOUARD-EUGENE FASQUELLE - R240103033: 381 + 353 + 368 + 390 + 446 + 432 + 496 + 380 + 462 + 456 + 488 + 384 + 584 + 436 + 552 + 274 + 402 + 458 + 660 + 378 + 478 pages - une planche dépliante "arbre généalogique" en noir et blanc dans le tome 1 - titre + auteur + tomaison + filets dorés sur le dos - contre plats jaspés - tome 21 in-12 - 9 photos disponibles. Texte de l'édition Eugene Fasquelle, Notes et commentaires de Maurice Le Blond - TOME 1 : la fortune des rougon, exemplaire n°2243/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 2 : La curée, exemplaire n°2261/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 3 : le ventre de paris, exemplaire n°2267/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 4 : la conquête de plassans, exemplaire n°2243/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 5 : la faute de l'abbé mouret, exemplaire n°2290/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 6 : son excellence eugène rougon, exemplaire n°2243/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 7 : l'assommoir, exemplaire n°2272/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 8 : une page d'amour, exemplaire n°2307//5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 9 : nana, exemplaire n°2271//5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 10 : Pot-Bouille, exemplaire n°2284/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 11 : au bonheur des dames, exemplaire n°2310/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 12 : la joie de vivre, exemplaire n°2243/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 13 : germinal, exemplaire n°4102/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 14 : l'oeuvre, exemplaire n°2284/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 15 : la terre - TOME 16 : le rêve, exemplaire n°2271/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 17 : la bête humaine, exemplaire n°2290/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 18 : l'argent, exemplaire n°2307/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 19 : la débacle I, exemplaire n°2268//5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 20 : le docteur pascal, exemplaire n°2325/5000 sur vergé d'alfa - TOME 21 : in-12 (1901) éditeur eugène fasquelle, les personnages des rougon macquart pour servir a la lecture et a l'étude de l'oeuvre de Emile Zola . In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siè [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arthur Ficke and Tom Metcalf: Their Book (Signed by author)

      1901 - Foxing to edges of cloth cover boards.Bookplate on front cover. Previous owner's name on front free end page. Signed by Author Arthur Ficke on front free end page. Of this book there were but fifty copies printed, during the summer of 1901, for private circulation. Thi copy is #20 of 50 books. Illustration on front cover as well as numerous black and white illustrations/ drawings within the book. Very uncommon debut collection of poems. DATE PUBLISHED: 1901 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ägyptische Inschriften aus den staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - 2 volumes (complete set). Band I: Hefte 1,2,3,4. Band II: Hefte 1,2,3,4.

      J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, Leipzig 1901 - Extremely rare. Complete set of 2 volumes. J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, Leipzig, 1901-24. First edition. In-4. Red half-leather. Perfect condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        How Shall we Order the Child?

      Pickering & Inglis, 1111. Hardcover. Acceptable. Enlarged Edition. 70 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Noticeable foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, dated 1901. Both hinges cracked, thus the boards are slack. Some internal hinge cracks. Some pages loose but not detached. Visible soiling to top of hinge at some pages. Moderate wear and bumping to spine, board edges and corners. Visible sunning to spine and board edges. Noticeable soiling and pale dotted marks all over both boards.

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        Les aventures du roi Pausole

      1901. Charpentier, Paris 1901, 12x19cm, relié. - Charpentier, Paris 1901, 12x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 300 copie numerate su pergamena. Legatura in marocco metà nero con gli angoli, di nuovo con cinque nervi set con decorati scatole d'oro triple net dorate decorate nei loro centri, un mosaico elemento floreale marocchino verde, rosso e marrone, oro data coda fregi dorati testa e di coda d'oro fili in cornici di piatti carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats carta marmorizzata, copertine e dorsi conservati, testa dorata. autografo firmato di Louys Jean Lahor, pseudonimo letterario del Dr. Cazalis che era un parente di Stéphane Mallarmé. Provenienza: dalla biblioteca di Jean Lahor con il suo ex libris inciso incollato su un contreplat. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné de triples caissons dorés agrémentés, en leurs centres, d'un élément floral mosaïqué de maroquin vert, rouge et brun, date dorée en queue, frises dorées en tête et en queue, filets dorés en encadrements des plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Louys à Jean Lahor, pseudonyme littéraire du docteur Cazalis qui fut un proche de Stéphane Mallarmé. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Jean Lahor avec son ex-libris gravé encollé sur un contreplat. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Problèmes de Géométrie et d'Hydraulique. I - II. Les Solides d'Égal Volume. Première - Seconde Partie. Manuscrits inédits, reproduits d'après les originaux conservés a la "Forster Library, South Kensington Museum, London" III. Machines Hydraliques. Application du principe de la vis d'Archimède. Pompes, machines d'épuisement et de dragage. Publication honorée de la Souscription du Ministère de l'Instruction publique et des Beaux - Arts

      Édouard Rouveyre (Imprimerie J. Dumoulin), Paris 1901 - 3 voll. in-8° (247x177mm), pp. 5 di testo preliminari a ciascun volume (occhietto, giustificazione di tiraggio, frontespizio, indicazione sintetica del contenuto dei facsimili contenuti nel volume in questione), cartonatura editoriale con titolo in rosso e nero. Titolo a stampa su tassello cartaceo ai dorsi. Complessivi 110 facsimili applicati al solo recto di altrettanti fogli in cartoncino, dai manoscritti vinciani originali della Forster Library di Londra. Ogni parte è preceduta da un'etichetta a stampa applicata sempre al solo recto. Qualche lieve ombra e alone alle cartonature. Ottimo stato. Rarissima edizione tirata a soli 100 esemplari (esemplare n° 64, come attestato dalla giustificazione di tiratura autografa dell'editore al verso dell'occhietto del primo volume). Stanitz, 25. Freitag, 6904. Francese [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Friedrich der Große - Konvolut 49 Blatt Druckgraphik in unterschiedlichen graphischen Techniken und Formaten mit Darstellungen aus dem Leben Friedrichs des Großen].

      Die Sammlung aus privater Hand umfasst: 24 Blatt farbige Drucke, davon 22 Blatt beidseitig bedruckt, aus: Friedrich der Große, dem deutschen Volke geschildert in bildlichen Darstellungen, Berlin 1901, Blattgröße 24,5 x 31,5 cm 16 Blatt Holzstiche in der Größe 8,5 x 10,5 cm bis 24 x 36,5 cm, davon 2 Blatt rückseitig nicht bedruckt 6 Blatt aus F. Bülau, Die Deutsche Geschichte in Bildern, um 1860, davon 5 mit beiliegendem Text, Blattgröße 21 x 27 cm Schlacht bei Rossbach, Lithographie aus Borussia, Blattgröße 21 x 28 cm Friedrich der Große, Hüftbild, Stahlstich nach einem Gemälde von Ramberg, Blattgröße 27,5 x 20,5 cm Friedrich II. und Joseph II. in Neisse 1760. Stahlstich, gezeichnet von P. C. Geisler, Blattgröße 23 x 14 cm. - Bei den meisten Blättern handschriftlich vermerkt, wann und wo erworben. Alle Blätter in ordentlichem, sauberem Zustand.

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        How Shall we Order the Child?

      Pickering & Inglis 1111 - Enlarged Edition. 70 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Noticeable foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, dated 1901. Both hinges cracked, thus the boards are slack. Some internal hinge cracks. Some pages loose but not detached. Visible soiling to top of hinge at some pages. Moderate wear and bumping to spine, board edges and corners. Visible sunning to spine and board edges. Noticeable soiling and pale dotted marks all over both boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les aventures du roi Pausole

      Charpentier 1901 - - Charpentier, Paris 1901, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné de triples caissons dorés agrémentés, en leurs centres, d'un élément floral mosaïqué de maroquin vert, rouge et brun, date dorée en queue, frises dorées en tête et en queue, filets dorés en encadrements des plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de Pierre Louys à Jean Lahor, pseudonyme littéraire du docteur Cazalis qui fut un proche de Stéphane Mallarmé. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Jean Lahor avec son ex-libris gravé encollé sur un contreplat. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 300 numbered copies on vellum. Binding in morocco half black with corners, back with five nerves set with ornate golden triple net gilded boxes decorated in their centers, a mosaic element floral green morocco, red and brown, golden tail date gilded friezes head and tail golden threads in frames of marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats marbled paper, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head. Signed autograph of Louys Jean Lahor, literary pseudonym of Dr. Cazalis who was a relative of Stéphane Mallarmé. Provenance: from the library of Jean Lahor with its engraved bookplate pasted on a contreplat. Nice copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        An Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Porcelain and Pottery, Forming the Collection of Mr. Alfred Trapnell

      Bristol: William George's Sons, 1901 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 33.5*28*5.5cm, wt:3,2kg, 4+14+64p, plus 73 plates with tissue guards. Printed on hand-made paper. Cover moderately soiled and rubbed, slight spotting to some plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Le Panorama Exposition Universelle de 1900. Beaux Arts et Musées Rétrospectifs

      L. Baschet Editeur, Paris 1901 - Francese Legatura editoriale cartonata decorata al piatto anteriore con una decorazione blu e titolo in oro, copertina con tracce di uso e lievi abrasioni ai bordi, tagli dorati, pagine ben conservate, volume arricchito con molte riproduzioni fotografiche di dipinti, opere d'arte e oggetti vari La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus. Neue Subscription. In 4 Bänden.

      Gera-Untermhaus, Fr. Eugen Köhler. Ohne Jahr, (1901, d.i. Titelauflage der EA von 1886-1889). - Gr.-Oktav. Reich goldgeprägtes Org.-Halbleder mit Buntpapiervorsätzen und umseitig farbigem Schnitt. Kollation: VIII, 366 S.; 1 Bl., IV, 242 S., 1 Bl.; IV, 372 S.; VIII, 577 (+1) S., mit zusammen 616 chromolithographischen Tafeln (num. 1-612 und 49.2, 50.2, 171.2, 306.2). Die Angaben auf den Titelblättern, die addiert eine Gesamtzahl von 630 Tafeln ergäben, sind wie immer falsch – das Werk ist wie vorliegend komplett. Praktisch frei von Gebrauchspuren und damit außergewöhnlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Vgl. Nissen, BBI 1947nd & 1947ne. Titelauflage der Erstausgabe von 1886-1889 (1947nd) – hier noch vor der Abänderung der Verlegeradresse für die zweite Ausgabe. Der Unterschied zur EA besteht einzig in einem dem Titel nun beigefügten Zusatz „Neue Subscription". Das Werk, das in vorliegendem Umfang ausschließlich die Phanerogamen inkl. der Farnkräuter, der Schachtelhalme und Bärlappe behandelt, wurde später von Walter Migula um Bände zu den Kryptogamen ergänzt (vgl. Nissen). – Die schönen und präzisen Tafeln vom Geraer Künstler und Lithographen Walter Müller gezeichnet. In seiner Hauptschaffenszeit (1880-1910) schuf er nahezu 6.000 Pflanzentafeln als Aquarell oder Lithographie für die maßgeblichen deutschsprachigen Monographien zur Botanik. 5000 g

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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      [San Francisco, 1901. [78]pp. with 186 halftone photographs. Oblong quarto. Original illustrated wrappers, later paper backstrip. Light staining and wear to wrappers. A few marginal tape repairs, faint dampstaining, several leaves with ink manuscript notes and signatures on some photos, long manuscript notes on both sides of rear cover. Good. A rare photographic record from the heyday of the Klondike gold rush. The photographs show prospectors in the field, Alaskan railways, Alaskan scenery and wildlife, trading with Indians, underground mining scenes, game hunting, and more. The book was published by Rufus Buck, a mining engineer, and photographed by George Cantwell of Dawson, Yukon Territory. Dawson appears to be the focus, as Cantwell features numerous locations in and around the city in the book. Two editions of this work exist, the present San Francisco edition and the Seattle edition, likely from a year earlier; the San Francisco edition is the much larger of the two, with over 100 more photographs. A wonderful assemblage of Alaskan gold rush images. Rare. WICKERSHAM 4290. TOURVILLE 826. DECKER 35:6.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

      London: Gay and Bird, 1901. 24mo. xv, (iii), 134pp. One of sixty copies on Japanese vellum, signed by the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece engraving of Chaucer, as well as head- and tailpieces for each section of the text. Bound in full vellum with yapp edges and two ribbon ties. Spine and upper cover titled in gilt. Ends of lower ribbon present but detached. T.e.g. Housed in a worn cardboard slipcase with paper label. A fine copy of a rare item, held by only three institutional repositories.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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