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        The Army and Navy Co-Operative Society (Limited, 105, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.)

      London, The Army & Navy Co-Operative Society, 1902. Auflage aus dem Buch nicht ersichtlich 1199 Seiten Leinen Roter Leineneinband ohne Schutzumschlag. Das Buch ist in einem dem Alter und dem Gebrauch entsprechend noch guten antiquarischen Zustand. Der Einband ist an den Kanten gering, an den Ecken leicht stärker berieben. Buchrücken ist etwas ausgeblichen. Einband soweit intakt, wenn auch nicht mehr die Steifigkeit von früher. Buchgelenk gleich hinter dem Buchdeckel über die ganze Länge, zwischen den Seiten VI und VII im unteren 1/5, zwischen den Seiten XIV und XV über die ganze Länge, nach der letzten General-Index Seite über die ganze Länge und zwischen den Seiten 1194 und 1195, ebenfalls über die ganze Länge, aufgebrochen. Bis auf 3 Seiten, direkt hinter der letzten General-Index Seite, alle Seiten fest gebunden - wenn auch, wie bereits beschrieben, nicht mehr so steif. Diese drei Seiten sind miteinander verbunden, aber lose vom Buch - liegen lose im Buch. Die Seiten IX bis XII und noch zwei Seiten ohne Nummerierung, sind scheinbar bei der Buchbindung falsch eingefügt, denn am unteren Ende ist es falsch geschnitten und die obere und rechte Schnittkante ragt etwas aus den Buchblock heraus und ist deshalb etwas berieben und leicht beschädigt. Buch ansonsten aber sauber, ohne Schmierereien und keine weiteren größeren Schäden. Man sieht dem Buch das Alter und auch den Gebrauch an, äußerlich. Seiten, Bilder zu 99 Prozent tadellos erhalten, sauber und ordentlich. Keine losen Beilagen. Scheint auch keine gegeben zu haben. RikSchrank Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Le Procurateur de Judée.

      15 Compositions de Aug. Fr. Porguet gravées à l'eau-forte par Louis Muller. (Complet & Contrôlé) Tirage à 130 exemplaires, celui-ci (n°31) nominatif sur beau papier filigrané "Amis des Livres" Première édition séparée. Paris, Société des Amis des Livres, 1902 - 85 pages. Luxueuse reliure plein maroquin fauve signée "Ch. Meunier". Dos à 4 nerfs orné de filets dorés et à froid, pointillés dorés sur les nerfs. Double filet dorés et un marron en encadrement des plats. Large bordure de maroquin sur les contreplats avec rappel des filets. Tranches dorées. Gardes de soie racinée. Non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Étui avec liseré. Parfait état pour ce bel exemplaire. Format in-12° (18x12).

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        THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD. or Adventures in Kensington Gardens.

      FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. Inscribed by the author on the front blank, "Yours sincerely, J. M. Barrie. January 1921". Publishers green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to front board and lettering to spine. Top corner of boards bumped, which has caused a crease to the page corners, Rear hinge cracked and some minor rubbing to edges of cloth but overall a very good, clean bright copy. This book features the first appearance of Barrie's most popular creation, Peter Pan.

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        Journal of the Calvert Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1896-7. Equipped at the Request and Expense of Albert F. Calvert . . . for the Purpose of exploring the remaining Blanks of Australia

      Government Printer, Perth 1902 - Foolscap folio, 62 pages with 4 illustrations plus a very large folding map (625 x 865 mm). Stapled as issued, without wrappers; trifling rust marks near the staples; a fine copy. Western Australian Parliamentary Paper Number 46 of 1902; only 1200 copies were printed. The 'expedition was fitted out to explore the remaining unknown regions of Australia on similar lines to the Elder expedition'. Lawrence Allen Wells, third in command on the ill-fated Elder expedition of 1891-92, was leader. The party set out from Mullewa, east of Geraldton, on 13 June 1896; lack of water and the gruelling conditions brought the official expedition to an end on 6 November at Noonkanbah Station on the Fitzroy River, with two men unaccounted for. It was not until late May of the following year that Wells located the bodies of the missing men (his cousin Charles Wells and George Lindsay Jones, nephew of the explorer David Lindsay). The detailed accounts of the three search expeditions undertaken by Wells (accompanied by Nat Buchanan, George Keartland and Sub-Inspector Ord respectively) are included. Not least, strong on contemporary race relations. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Il vetro. Fabbricazione. Lavorazione meccanica. Applicazioni alle costruzioni alle arti ed alle industrie.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1902, 16mo legatura originale tutta tela editoriale con copertina illustrata colori, pp. XXX-527 con 325 fig. n.t. delle quali 25 in tricromia + 64 pp. di Catalogo 700 Manuali. Raro, assai.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Chr. Morgenstern"). Wolfenschiessen, Nidwalden, Schweiz, 14. VIII. 1902.

      1902. 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt (liniert). 8vo. An einen Redakteur: "Sehr geehrter Herr, Nehmen Sie meinen verbindlichsten Dank für Ihre schmeichelhafte Zuschrift und Einladung. Leider kann ich Ihnen in einem Punkte nicht so dienen, wie ich möchte. Ich stehe mit keinem der Genannten in persönlicher Verbindung, werde Ihre Anfrage jedoch an einen dänischen Schriftsteller weitergeben und Ihnen seine Antwort seinerzeit mitteilen. Was die Übersetzer-Frage anbelangt, so bin ich gern bereit, die Übertragung nicht zu langer Beiträge von Lie, Hamsun und Wied zu übernehmen. Von Übersetzern erinnere ich mich augenblicklich nur an Frl. Ida Jacob, Berlin und Frl. Tyra Bentzen, Christiania, Blindeninstitut, doch hoffe ich Ihnen noch die Adresse eines Hamburger Arztes, der gleichfalls warm zu empfehlen sein dürfte, verschaffen zu können. Von Norwegern erlaube ich mir, Sie noch auf den geistreichen, im Ausland zu wenig geschätzten Gustav Heiberg hinzuweisen, auf den Maler Christian Krogh (Christiana), der seit Langem für 'Verdens Gang' oft sehr amüsante Feuilletons schreibt, endlich auf Edvard Grieg, der in musikalischen Dingen gern zur Feder greift, und an den mich in Ihrem Interesse zu wenden ich mich gern unterziehen würde. Die Adressen eines jüngeren norw. Kunstschriftstellers sowie des - wie man mir schreibt - besten norw. Ibsenkenners könnte ich Ihnen ebenfalls zugehen lassen. Über eventuelle persönliche Beiträge werde ich Ihnen erst im Spätherbst Näheres mitteilen können. Ich gehe den Winter vermutlich nach Rom und hoffe Ihnen von dort dann und wann etwas schicken zu können, über Kunst und Kultur. Zum Schluss möchte ich Ihre Aufmerksamkeit noch auf Ihren Landsmann und meinen Freund Ephraim Frisch lenken, einen jüngeren Schriftsteller von hoher geistiger Bedeutung, den gewinnen zu suchen ich Ihnen nicht warm genug empfehlen kann [...]". - Lese- und Registraturvermerke in Bleistift.

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        Pyrenaica.

      Pau, Vignancour, 1902, petit in-8, 250 pp., index, percaline rouge, titre en noir sur le premier plat (reliure de l'éditeur). Dos décoloré. "Edition originale. Labarère, II, 1383 : ""Recueil d'articles parus dans divers journaux et revues"". Bon exemplaire dans sa reliure d'éditeur."

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        Anteils-Schuldschein mit eigenh. Ergänzung und U. Schöneberg bei Berlin, 14. X. 1902.

      1902. 1 S. Folio. Dazu ein "Zinsbogen mit sechs Zinscoupons". Schuldschein Nr. 278 der Firma Hermann Ganswindt, ausgestellt für Eisenbahn-Bauinspektor Peters. - Mit kleinem Einriß am oberen Rand.

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        Just So Stories.

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1902. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, onlay of elephant to front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With 12 black and white illustrations by the author. Some occasional mild foxing, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

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        THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF WALT WHITMAN. ISSUED UNDER THE EDITORIAL SUPERVISION OF HIS LITERARY EXECUTORS (10 Volumes)

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons at the Knickerbocker Press, 1902. Quarter Leather. Very Good binding. The Book-lover's Camden Edition limited to 500 copies of which this is #188. With Leaves of Grass in 3 volumes; and Whitman's Prose in 7 volumes. Quarter-vellum with corners over paper-covered boards. There is a previous owner bookplate on the pastedown of each volume, and a name on the endpaper of the first volume of the Prose Works. The vellum spines have some scattered spotting from silverfishing; still, an attractive set. The top edges are gilt, and they have some spotting and loss to the gilt as well. The set reprints Whitman's works except for "Variorum Editions of Leaves of Grass together with First Drafts of Certain Poems; Rejected Passages, and Poems Dropped by the Way" [BAL 21454 D]. (Myerson B4; BAL 21454 D). Very Good binding.

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        The Army and Navy Co-Operative Society (Limited, 105, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.)

      London, The Army & Navy Co-Operative Society, 1902 - 1199 Seiten Roter Leineneinband ohne Schutzumschlag. Das Buch ist in einem dem Alter und dem Gebrauch entsprechend noch guten antiquarischen Zustand. Der Einband ist an den Kanten gering, an den Ecken leicht stärker berieben. Buchrücken ist etwas ausgeblichen. Einband soweit intakt, wenn auch nicht mehr die Steifigkeit von früher. Buchgelenk gleich hinter dem Buchdeckel über die ganze Länge, zwischen den Seiten VI und VII im unteren 1/5, zwischen den Seiten XIV und XV über die ganze Länge, nach der letzten General-Index Seite über die ganze Länge und zwischen den Seiten 1194 und 1195, ebenfalls über die ganze Länge, aufgebrochen. Bis auf 3 Seiten, direkt hinter der letzten General-Index Seite, alle Seiten fest gebunden - wenn auch, wie bereits beschrieben, nicht mehr so steif. Diese drei Seiten sind miteinander verbunden, aber lose vom Buch - liegen lose im Buch. Die Seiten IX bis XII und noch zwei Seiten ohne Nummerierung, sind scheinbar bei der Buchbindung falsch eingefügt, denn am unteren Ende ist es falsch geschnitten und die obere und rechte Schnittkante ragt etwas aus den Buchblock heraus und ist deshalb etwas berieben und leicht beschädigt. Buch ansonsten aber sauber, ohne Schmierereien und keine weiteren größeren Schäden. Man sieht dem Buch das Alter und auch den Gebrauch an, äußerlich. Seiten, Bilder zu 99 Prozent tadellos erhalten, sauber und ordentlich. Keine losen Beilagen. Scheint auch keine gegeben zu haben. RikSchrank Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Kopenhagen, 12. X. 1902.

      1902. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An die namentlich nicht genannte Winnaretta Singer, Princess Edmond de Polignac. - Winnaretta Singer (1865-1943), eine Tochter des Erfinders und Unternehmers Isaac Merritt Singer - der sein Vermögen mit der Nähmaschinenfabrik I. M. Singer & Company begründet hatte -, war in zweiter Ehe mit dem Komponisten und Edelmann Edmond de Polignac verheiratet gewesen. Als Mäzenatin vergab sie wiederholt Auftragsarbeiten an junge Komponisten wie Igor Strawinski ("Renard") und Erik Satie ("Socrate") und förderte u. a. Nadia Boulanger, Clara Haskil, Arthur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Ethel Smyth, Adela Maddison, die Ballets Russes, die Pariser Oper und das Orchestre Symphonique de Paris; in ihrem Salon verkehrten u. a. Marcel Proust, Jean Cocteau, Claude Monet, John Singer Sargent, Sergei Djagilew und Colette; Manuel de Fallas "El retablo de maese Pedro" wurde in ihrem Haus uraufgeführt. "Nach dem Selbstmord ihrer Schwester Isabelle im Jahre 1896 übernahm sie die Erziehung von deren Tochter, die als Daisy Fellowes zu einer der wichtigsten Gesellschaftsgrößen des 20. Jahrhunderts wurde. Von 1923 bis zu ihrem Tode war ihre Lebensgefährtin Violet Trefusis [...] Ihre Gemäldesammlung, zu der neben Édouard Manets 'Die Lektüre' auch einige Gemälde von Claude Monet gehörten, gelangte 1944 als ihr Vermächtnis in den Louvre" (Wikipedia). - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Monogramm und Vignette sowie schwarzem Trauerrand. - Geringe Faltspuren.

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        Paradise Lost & Paradise Regain'd.

      Doves Press 1902 & 1905, Hammersmith - Two volumes, each limited to 325 copies. Printed in red and black throughout. Sm. 4to., original full limp vellum by the Doves Bindery, spine lettered in gilt. Regain'd is an extremely good, fresh and crisp copy, with only a slight scratch to the bottom of the spine, Lost has a dust-soiled top edge and a few creases and tiny marks but is fundamentally a good, bright copy. Paradise Regain'd has a remarkable inscription written by the printer Emery Walker on his 80th birthday in 1933 to Robert Catterson-Smith who was the principal of the Birmingham School of Art and who worked with Morris, Emery Walker and Burne-Jones on the Kelmscott Chaucer. Paradise Lost has a 1907 ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Enlèvement de la redoute. Edition illustrée de compositions de Maurice Orange gravées en couleurs par Decisy.

      Paris Librairie Rouquette 1902Grand in-8, 52 ff. non chiffrées, couverture conservées, plein maroquin à grain long, dos à nerfs, filets sur les plats et les entrenerfs, grenades dans les écoinçons, armes sur les plats, étui. Tirage à 125 exemplaires, numérotés et paraphés par l'éditeur. Aquarelles de Maurice Orange, gravées en 4 tons par E. Decisy, texte buriné par A. Leclère, tirage en taille-douce par Ch. Wittmann. Aux armes de la Duchesse de Massa. Splendide exemplaire. photographies et détails à la demande.

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        Mary Mapes Dodge Collection of 7 Autographed Signed Letters (ASL); 2 Ephemera, 1 Photo and 3 Books inscribed to Dodge (owned by Dodge)

      1902 - Mary Mapes Dodge was an American children's writer best known for her story Hans Brinker (1865). She was also editor of the illustrated magazine Hearth and Home and the phenomenally successful children's periodical, St. Nicholas Magazine. Seven Autographed Signed Letters (ASL): 1) ALS dated "Feb 4." and addressed to "My dear Suzy", an answer to a young reader of Dodge's St. Nicholas Magazine, because her co-editor William Fayal Clarke is mentioned. "I am so sorry that one of the Cronies had to go away, by the doctor's orders!' Signed "Mary Mapes Dodge | Author of | Hans Brinker | + James Mapes Dodge." 2) June 11, 1878, Charles A Raymond letter asking for an autograph and Dodge's reply written on bottom of letter with her signature 3) ALS to Elizabeth, Florence, and Grace, 28 April ?, regretting that she can't attend their entertainment on Thursday. ALS, from Charles R. Raymond of the Denver Daily Tribune, to Dodge, 11 June 1878, asking for her autograph and impressions of Denver, with her short reply. 4) ALS to Kate Douglas Wiggin (to Upper West Side New York address), addressed to 'My dear Mrs Riggs' (the writer and early childhood educator Kate Douglas Wiggin, 1856-1923), a brief, - note which makes reference to a Mr. Clarke (William Fayal Clarke, editor of St. Nicholas Magazine), and a forthcoming social engagement on Sunday March 1; signed at the foot 'Yours most sincerely, Mary Mapes Dodge'; original folds, fine. ' . Mr Clarke very inelegantly says: "Well! I should think!" and I say: "Qui Madame - beaucoup de plaisir", which strikes me as being peculiarly fin de siecle and refined . .' Kate Douglas Wiggin was the author of numerous children's books, including Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm; she also founded the first free kindergarten in San Francisco, and devoted much of her working life to children's welfare and charities. Three ALS to Mrs. Colgate; 5) 24 November 1897 3pp small note, (dictated but signed by Dodge), 6) 10 November 1899 2 pp letter on 175 West Fifty-Eighth Street letterhead, and 7) 6 September [189?], small letter note re "invitation to hear the young girl sing", "slight but disabling illness", invitation to Mrs. Hall's tea, Dodge's disappointment in missing Colgate's visit, dining with Colgate. Two Ephemera; 1) Signed quotation, extracted from the pages of a 1902 Autograph Calendarbook recovered from Orange Memorial Hospital, New Jersey, Dodge added the following quote toa page with the printed date of December 16: "Greetings. 'Good day!' cried one who drove to West | 'Good day!' the other, Eastward bound; - | Strong, cheery voices both, that sang | Above their wagons rattling sound. | And I within my song home nest, | 'Good day!' 'Good day!' still softly sang. | I saw them not, yet well I knew | How much a hearty word can do; | How braced those hearts that their way, | Speed, each to each, a brave 'good day!' Mary Maples Dodge." 2) Signed quotation, blank paper, "Greetings. 'Good day!' cried one who drove to West | 'Good day!' the other, Eastward bound; - | Strong, cheery voices both, that sang | Above their wagons rattling sound. | And I within my song home nest, | 'Good day!' 'Good day!' still softly sang. | I saw them not, yet well I knew | How much a hearty word can do; | How braced those hearts that their way, | Speed, each to each, a brave 'good day!' Mary Maples Dodge." One Signed Photo; 1) A carte-de-visite, signed by Dodge in pencil, Warren's Portraits, Boston, [1886?]. Three Ruth McEnery Stuart Inscribed Books owned by Mary Mapes Dodge (provenance): Three signed copies of books with warm inscriptions from Ruth McEnery Stuart (1849-1917) an American author and good friend of Mary Mapes Dodge: 1) A Golden Wedding and Other Tales (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899) 2) Moriah's Mourning Other Half-Hour Sketches (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900; (very long inscription), 3) Sonny, A Christmas Guest (New York: The Century Co, 1904). All books and documents in an orange brown clamshell box. This collec

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        LES ARTS de 1902 à 1913

      - en 12 volumes in-folio demi-chagrin à coins, têtes dorées./Revue mensuelle des musées, collections, expositions. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Jane Austen's Novels, 12 Volumes

      Little, Brown and Company, 1902, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Edition Unstated. This set of 12 volumes includes all of Austen's published novels, including the posthumously published works, Lady Susan & the Watsons in one volume. The letters occupy the final volume. Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park and Emma occupy two volumes each, while Persuasion and Northanger Abbey have a volume a piece. Each volume has a tissue-faced illustrated frontispiece. Leather shows some rubbing on spine edges and board corners. Green and pink marbled boards are bright, most with some light scuffing. Gilt on boards and spines bright. Spine edges are rubbed, and bands have the occasional nick. Volume X has a patch of dark soiling on spine surface that may be removable by cleaning. Binding is tight in all volumes. Deckled edges. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Marbled endpapers bright. Previous seller's pencil price mark on back endpaper of volume 1. Interiors otherwise clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51146.

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        uvres diverses. Tomes I, II, III & V (tome IV is missing)

      Ernest Leroux, Paris 1902 - Very rare set of 4 volumes (out of 5). Bibliothèque égyptologique 09, 10, 11 & 13 ("Comprenant les œuvres des égyptologues français dispersées dans divers recueils et qui n'ont pas encore été réunies jusqu'à ce jour"). Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1902-9. First edition. In-8. Vol. I: clii & 318 pages. Vol. II: 460 pages. Contemporary red half-leather. Stamp of Greyfriars Library. Signature of S.W. Allen. Vol. III: 478 pages. Vol. V: 498 pages. Vol. I, II, III in contemporary red half-leather, with stamp of Greyfriars Library and signature of S.W. Allen. Vol. V: in modern red half-leather, imitating the other volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sammel-Album für Sprengel-Bilder. Serien 1 bis 24, im Automatenformat

       Sprengel-Kakao, Hannover, (1902). 24 S. mit 144 Bildern, original farbig illustriertes Halbleinen-Album, quart-quer, (etwas fleckig/Kanten gering berieben und bestoßen/3 Blatt am unteren Rand eingerissen) - Komplettes seltenes Album - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Sammelbilderalben

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        HENRY VIII

      London, Paris, New York, Edinburgh: Goupil & Co., Manzi, Joyant & Co., 1902. First and LIMITED EDITION of only 1150 numbered copies on fine paper. Duplicated title-pages printed in red and black, a hand-coloured frontispiece of Henry VIII after the famous Holbein portrait embellished with gilt, 28 impressive full page plates, two double page plates and numerous other illustrations and fine initials printed in terra cotta throughout, the plates engraved by Manzi, Joyant & Co. near Paris. Folio, in a very handsome binding of fine navy blue three-quarter crushed morocco over finely marbled boards, the backing and corner-pieces with double gilt ruling, the spine with tall raised bands ruled with multi-gilt lines forming compartments with center gilt tools in a morning glory motif, two compartments with bold gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. vii, 302, colophon. A beautiful copy, all plates well preserved with printed tissue guards intact, the text sturdy and with only a touch of the mellowing or spotting normally associated with this title due to the paper used, the binding very handsome and strong with just a touch of minor rubbing to the bottom edge and corners. AN EXCEPTION LIMITED EDITION ON THE LIFE, REIGN, AND TIMES OF HENRY VIII. The plates, many from Hobien portraits and other contemporary sources are of the highest quality. The author was the leading authority on the Tudor period at Oxford University. This is the most esteemed of his many published works and attempts to describe the whole life and character of his subject, as well as the social and political impact of his reign.

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        The Works (6 Vols). Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

      6 vols, 8vo, 12.4 x 17.5cm. The blue cloth cover designed by Blanche MacManus shows the county seal flanked by the seals of its two major ports, Portsmouth and Southampton, with a blind stamped monogram of Jane Austen's initials and her family crest of the stag. On the back board is a blind stamped vignette of Austen's burial place, Winchester Cathedral and gilt stamped titles and the publishers device to the spine. Each book has different green and white map endpapers also by Blanche MacManus, uncut edges and a title page with two colour image of Austen after Zoffany.An unusual, scarce set.

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        CHARTREUSES D'ANGLETERRE. (manuscrit)

      Parkminster 1902. In-4 oblong 85pp. Demi chagrin noir à coins signés, dos à nerfs rehaussés de filets perlés et soulignés de larges filets dorés, filets dorés en tête et en queue, plats de percaline chagrinée noire, tranches dorées, reliure de l'époque. Album manuscrit composé de 90 pages de papier fort montées sur onglets (85 ayant été utilisées). Texte encadré d'un filet rouge, 1 page de titre calligraphiée, 15 pages manuscrites sur 2 colonnes (21 lignes d'une petite écriture fine, élégante et bien lisible) offrant un abrégé de l'histoire de chaque Chartreuse britannique, 1 page de table des matières. Orné de 67 illustrations originales contrecollées (2 cartes postales imprimées d'après des dessins, 23 photographies de plans ou vues d'après des documents anciens dont 1 de la Chartreuse de Saint Hugues, 42 photographies de vues (intérieures et extérieures) de Chartreuses britanniques subsistantes dont 14 de celle de Saint Hugues. La plupart des photographies mesurent entre 13 ou 14,5cm sur 10; la plus petite mesure 3cm sur 4cm, 2 mesurent 4,5cm sur 6cm, 2 mesurent 5cm sur 6cm. L'ensemble est protégé par des serpentes. Percaline du 1er plat légèrement déformée par endroits, intérieur sans aucune rousseur, photographies très fraîches, ensemble complet, solide et bien relié. De la bibliothèque du Comte de Gaudemaris avec son bel ex-libris armorié appliqué sur le contreplat. TRES RARE ALBUM DONT IL N'EXISTE QUE 3 EXEMPLAIRES. Une lettre manuscrite (19cm sur 15cm 29 lignes) datée du 11 septembre 1902, sur papier à l'en-tête de l'Abbaye de Saint Hugues (Sussex), signée "F. Marie Bernard Neyraud Prieur", collée au verso de la page de titre, fait part de son intention d'offrir au destinataire l'un des trois exemplaires manuscrits de cette étude ornée de photographies originales. Le premier exemplaire étant destiné à la bibliothèque de Saint Hugues, le 2e à celle de la Grande Chartreuse. Bien que n'étant pas nommé, le destinataire de cette lettre et de l'album est très certainement le Comte de Gaudemaris dont le bel ex-libris armorié est appliqué sur le contreplat. Il semble que l'exemplaire de la bibliothèque de l'Abbaye de Saint Hugues ait été égaré, l'exemplaire de la Grande Chartreuse existe toujours avec un texte identique mais des variantes pour l'illustration. Cet album, complet pour le sujet traité, fait partie d'un ensemble de très rares études historiques sur les Chartreuses, composées à partir de la fin du XIXe siècle, à la demande du Chapitre Général de l'ordre des Chartreux. Le Comte de Gaudemaris, excellent photographe, collaborateur à ce titre de plusieurs ouvrages de régionalisme, composa lui-même un très rare et bel ouvrage sur les Chartreuses de Provence. La Chartreuse de Saint Hugues (Sussex) est la dernière Chartreuse anglaise. Elle fut fondée en 1873 par des Chartreux français, au moment des persécutions de l'Etat contre la Grande Chartreuse.

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        Opere Carmina excerpta

      G. B. PARAVIA E COMP, 1902. INTERLINGUE 0,42 libro legatu in mezza pelle con angoli, dorso decolorato, copertina con bordi stanchi, pagine con fioriture, edizione a cura di Giuseppe Bridi USATO

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        [Binding, Fine- Rose Bindery] Seven Poems & Two Translations.

      Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1902. First edition thus. Bound by the Rose Bindery. A superb contemporary binding (unsigned, yet exactly matching a photo in The Rose Bindery's description of one of their bindings in the book "The Rose Bindery," Boston, 1925. Bound in sumptuous brown crushed morocco with interlocking multi-ruled fillets, stylized leaves and dots in an intricate and pleasing motif repeated on both covers. Spine in six panels with gilt compartments each with similar motifs as covers. Full morocco inner boards, each with matching brown and black morocco and elaborate coat-of arms with three bells and stars in the cetner and with four identical monograms: BHB. One of 325 copies printed on paper. The monogram BHB belongs to Harold Wilmerding Bell (1885-1947), the archaeologist and Sherlock Holmes collector. Two stamps (monogram and arms) are found on three of his books now in the Houghton Library at Harvard. A fine copy with slight rubbing to joints and very slight inner hinge wear. Housed in marbled slipcase.

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        THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT.

      FIRST (privately printed) EDITION, Second printing, with minor alterations to the text. 12mo. ( 5.4 x 4.4 inches). One of only 200 copies printed. The first printing was issued in December 1901 in a edition of 250 copies. Original olive green boards pictorially stamped and titled in black to front cover. Spine rounded, as called for. Colour frontispiece and forty-one full-page black and white illustrations by Potter. Spine and edges a little rubbed and some light foxing to first couple of leaves but overall an excellent copy of this extremely rare edition. Previous owners bookplate (Henry Frederick [Thynne], 6th Marquess of Bath) on endpaper. Housed in a half green morocco solander box. ------ The tale of Peter Rabbit was developed from a picture letter sent by the Author to Noel Moore on September 4th 1893. A few years later, thinking that the story might make a small book, she contacted Moore to see if he had kept the letter and asked if she might borrow it back. Moore had, indeed, kept the letter and gladly returned it. Potter set about expanding the letter and developed the story, and illustrations, that were to become one of the most popular and famous childrens books of the twentieth century. Only when the manuscript had been turned down by several publishers and looked as if it might never be published did Potter turn to this private printing. The book was eventually commercially published by Frederick Warne in October 1902.

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        Autograph letter signed. [Berlin], 3. VII. 1902.

      1902. Oblong 8vo. 1 p. To the writer Karl Klammer: "You must think me the most despicable person in the world; in truth I am merely the busiest. I really was thrilled by your poem and wanted to write you a long letter about it - then I became ill [...] Now I must complete the Baudelaire for Seemann, and am preoccupied with so much more work. And today all I can do is send you the corrected proofs, asking you to return them as soon as possible [...]" (translation).

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        The Works of Charles Paul De Kock - Sister Anne - Volume I

      The Frederick J. Quinby Company. Hardcover. B00K9DSFI2 Volume One Only. 1902 edition, NO Dust Jacket Good condition but not perfect, Cover has minor nicks and tears, spine shows some creases from use. Ask Questions and request photos if your buying for the cover and not the content. STOCK PHOTOS MAY VARY FROM THE ACTUAL ITEM. ACTUAL PHOTOS AVAIL. UPON REQUEST. . Good.

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        Cuchulain of Muirthemne: The Story of the Red Branch of Ulster arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory. With a Preface by W. B. Yeats.

      first edition8vo.xx, 360, [2 (advts.)], [1 (printer's slug)]pp., blue cloth decoratively blocked and lettered in white, endpapers lightly foxed, very good to nice copy.WADE Yeats Bibliography, 256. In 1900, largely through Douglas Hyde's agitation to have Irish included in the curriculum, a Commission was appointed to investigate secondary education in Ireland. In its submission to the Commission Trinity came out against language and literature with Robert Atkinson, Trinity's authority on Celtic Studies testifying that the old literature of Ireland was isolated, "almost intolerably low in tone - I do not mean naughty, but low" and lacking in idealism and imagination. The Gaelic League was furious and approached Yeats to make an English translation which would reveal the poetry and dignity of the Irish epics. Yeats, through pressure of work was unable to do so and Lady Gregory offered to do the translation. Yeats hesitated, "seeing nothing in her past to fit her for the work" but he became enthusiastic when he saw a sample of her prose style, more enthusiastic than he was over anything else she ever did. Her two resulting books Cuchulain of Muirthemne and Gods and Fighting Men had an immense influence on Yeats for it was in Cuchulain of Muirthemne that he found the material for most of his early plays. Cuchulain of Muirthemne was the first rendering of Irish mythological history in an Irish idiom as Lady Gregory used the Anglo-Irish dialect of Kiltartan - actual peasant speech. "I have told the whole story in plain and simple words, in the same way my old nurse Mary Sheridan used to be telling stories from the Irish long ago and I a child at Roxborough". Of Cuchulain of Muirthemne Yeats wrote to Robert Bridges, "My friend Lady Gregory has made the most lovely translation, putting the old prose and verse, not into pedantic, 'hedge-school-master' style of her predecessors but into a musical caressing English which never goes far from the idiom of the people she knows well". Yeats contributed three pages of notes and a long and glowing preface to the book claiming it "the best that has come out of Ireland in my time" and her work would make it unnecessary for anyone "except now and then for a scientific purpose" to consult another text. In her dedication Lady Gregory stated her aim to be popularism, not scholarship and believed that her translation would be a first step towards going to the "fuller versions of the best scholars, and then to the manuscripts themselves". Cuchulain of Muirthemne and Gods and Fighting Men were very successful and went through several further editions before 1934. Maud Gonne said they were "a real joy to people like myself who were unable to read the old Irish texts and records". Synge told Yeats that he had found in Cuchulain of Muirthemne the dialect he had been trying to master and wrote to Lady Gregory, "Your 'Cuchulain of Muirthemne' is part of my daily bread". While books inscribed by Lady Gregory do turn up copies of her books inscribed to other writers of the Irish Literary Revival circles have effectively disappeared from commerce. W. K. Magee, who wrote under the pseudonym 'John Eglinton', was a highly regarded member of the Revival circle and the only one of its members to concentrate on the essay form. His centrality in Revival circles at that period is underlined by the fact that when the Yeats sisters established the Dun Emer (later Cuala) Press in 1903 the first authors decided upon for publication were W.B. Yeats, A.E., Douglas Hyde, John Eglinton and Lady Gregory (in that order). This is a wonderful association copy, inscribed in Irish "le meas mor" (ie. "with great esteem"), of what is probably her most important work.

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        Autograph letter signed ("C. Pissarro"). Paris, 15. IV. 1902.

      1902. Small 4to. 1 p. On a self-contained addressed mailing sheet. To his physician, Dr. Parenteau, asking him to come and see him before his departure because of a congestion: "Cher Docteur. Je suis encore congestioné ! Juste au moment où je me dispose à faire mes malles, vous seriez bien aimable de venir me voir, j'ai pu éviter l'accident tous ces jours-ci car cela menacait plus ou moins enfin ! Cette fois ça y est !! Je vous serre les mains". - Under his signature, Pissarro adds a brief postscript, giving the reason for the urgency of the matter: "Il faut cependant que je parte ! Les fleurs vont disparaître !!!". - In very good condition; with central horizontal and vertical fold, a bit of mild toning, rusty paperclip mark along top edge, adhesive residue along left edge, and show-through from postmarks and printing on reverse.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      Dent, UK 1902 - 5th Edition 1902. Includes a signed original drawing of a lady by H M Brock tipped into the first volume. Complete Two volume edition of Pride and Prejudice from the The Brimley Johnson Edition of Jane Austen's work. Twelve full colour Illustrations by the well known watercolourists Charles and Henry Brock. This Dent edition is one of the first sets to contain detailed critical analysis. In bright condition and un-common to have an original drawing in the book. Decorative endpapers. Books are very good++ with very bright boards and gilt on spine. Spine tips a little rubbed. Contents good with foxing to some pages. More images can be taken upon request.Ref Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Photographie du Penseur, avec envoi autographe signé.

      ca 1902 1 épreuve albuminée de l'époque (17,5 x 12,5 cm) anonyme. Cliché pris en contre-plongée de la sculpture de Rodin de profil ; on devine au fond les immeubles de la place du Panthéon où un moulage en bronze fut exposé en 1902. Envoi autographe signé de Rodin à l'encre à Joseph Debroux, violoniste concertiste belge, ami de Rodin et de Bourdelle : A mon ami Joseph De Broux Aug. Rodin.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Rainer Maria Rilke"). Westerwede near Worpswede, 19. III. 1902.

      1902. Small 4to. 8 pp. on two bifolia. On stationery with illustrated letterhead. Long, early letter to the Danish writer and editor Poul Levin (1868-1929), announcing the Rilkes' approaching relocation to Paris and the poet's plans to attend the Russian University there. In full: "Verehrter Herr Doctor Levin, erinnern Sie sich wirklich noch meiner? Ich sende Ihnen mitfolgend einige Kleinigkeiten, welche dazu beitragen sollen, diese Erinnerung aufzufrischen. Und viele Grüße. - Dieser Brief bringt eine Neuigkeit: Wir haben vor, im Herbst nach Paris zu übersiedeln. Wir: Daß ich geheiratet habe, habe ich Ihnen wohl angezeigt. Meine Frau ist die junge Bildhauerin Clara Westhoff. Bleibt noch zu erwähnen, dass wir seit Dezember eine kleine Tochter haben Ruth, Ruth Rilke, eine liebe, gar nichtmehr ganz unverständige Freundin unserer Tage. - Dieses alles, einschließlich meiner Person kommt, nach Paris. - Meine Frau, die einige Zeit bei Rodin gearbeitet hat, will wieder in seiner Nähe arbeiten. Worpswede, das dem Maler unerschöpflich viel bietet, konnte ihr, dem Bildhauer, nur eine gewisse Zeit lang Anregung und Arbeit bieten - und diese Zeit ist, glaube ich, abgelaufen. - Wir haben nun ein Jahr in aller Stille gelebt. Und wir gedenken in Paris nicht weniger still zu leben. Nur mehr lernen wollen wir, mehr sehen und uns vielem aufthun; denn das Viele ist uns, da wir beide über einen gewissen Punkt in unserer Entwicklung hinaussind, keine Gefahr mehr. - Meine Frau hat in diesem Jahr manches ausgestellt und verkauft, und neben den ihren sind meine äußeren Erfolge nicht nennenswert. Das kleine Buch 'Die Letzten' ist den Meisten zu still, das Drama 'Das tägliche Leben ' ist in Berlin bei der Premiere totgelacht worden; es soll noch in Hamburg bei Baron Berger gegeben werden, aber ich erwarte mir nichts davon. - Das macht mir natürlich diese beiden Bücher, nicht weniger lieb. Ich habe ein treues Vertrauen zu Ihnen und ganz allein stehe ich nicht da mit diesem Gefühl. - Aber zur Sache: Meine Frau hat ganz bestimmte Absichten in Paris. Die Nähe des Meisters, der ihr Vertrauen besitzt, ist nun doppelt köstlich für sie, da ihre Kunst in der Einsamkeit ganz eigenständig und sicher sich entfaltet hat, so dass sie neben dem Willen des Großen, seinen Anregungen dankbar, ihren eigenen Willen mühelos wird behaupten können. - Und ich: ich habe in der Einsamkeit dieses Jahres, Durst bekommen, viel zu lernen. Ich gedenke die russische Universität in Paris zu besuchen; denn seit meinen großen Reisen in Russland verlässt mich der Gedanke nichtmehr, in diese wahlverwandte Sprache so tief einzudringen, dass ich sie einmal noch neben meiner ursprünglichen ebenbürtig gebrauchen kann. - Also lernen. Und ich glaube man lernt in Paris auf Schritt und Tritt. Natürlich auch verdienen. Erinnern Sie sich: einmal schrieb ich Ihnen von den traurigen Umständen, in denen ich lebe. Nun diese haben an Traurigkeit noch zugenommen. - Aber es muss mir gelingen, von Paris aus für ein oder zwei Kunstzeitschriften regelmäßige Korrespondenzen zu finden, - dazu Übersetzungen aus dem Russischen.... - Kurz: es muss gehen! Was hab ich in diesem Jahr nicht alles zu erlangen gesucht! Das Haupthindernis schien, dass ich so auf dem Lande, im Moor saß: von dort aus wollte Keiner was hören, obwohl eine ganze Menge da geschieht... Dieses Hindernis soll nun beseitigt werden. Und dann muss sich etwas finden. - Natürlich denke ich an Ihren Rath, womöglich sogar an Ihre Hülfe. Aber erschrecken Sie nicht: ich weiß wie kostbar Ihre Zeit ist und verlange nur gelegentlich einen Wink, einen Rath im Telegrammstyl, eine Anempfehlung, die ich mir selber zubereite, wenn Sie mir sie in rohem Zustand überlassen. - Zum Beispiel: Thema: Wohnen. Meine Frau schlägt vor: St. Cloud oder Meudon oder Joinville... Mit wem kann man sich wohl in Verbindung setzen, um von solchen Möglichkeiten zuverlässiges zu hören? - Meine Bitte meint nur, daß Sie, sehr werter Herr Dr. Levin, wenn Sie zufällig etwas hören, was dieses Thema oder ein anderes (etwa das meines täglichen Brotes) anlangt, es für mich notieren, um es mir bei Gelegenheit mitzutheilen. - Es ist ja noch eine Weile Zeit; denn wir kommen voraussichtlich erst Ende September, und Sie hören inzwischen gewiß manches, was wir uns zunutze machen können. - Sie waren gewiß in den letzten Jahren noch öfters in Italien. Für mich war es ferne seit Russland; ein Land wie im Traum. Und Russland ist voll tiefer unerwarteter Wirklichkeiten! Was für Menschen. Das war mein Ereignis! - Ich würde Ihnen gerne davon erzählen. Ich würde Sie überhaupt so gerne wiedersehen, aufrichtig: obwohl es den Anschein hat, dass ich Ihnen immer nur schreibe, wenn ich wieder was brauche. Aber können überhaupt nicht nur müssige Menschen auch zu anderen Zeiten aneinander denken? Kann man es nicht auch in freundlichem Sinne auslegen, dass ich, wenn ich was brauche, an Sie denke? Bitte, thun Sie das. - Noch Eines: ich habe in Bremen kürzlich Maeterlincks 'Schwester Beatrix ' inszeniert. Mit Dilettanten; es war eine schwere Sache, die schließlich gut gelang. Die Aufführung fand zur Eröffnung der umgebauten bremer Kunsthalle (und einer sehr schönen internationalen Kunstausstellung) statt und hernach wurde das Festspiel gesprochen, das ich Ihnen auch beilege, weil es mir lieb ist und mancher Vers darin, [der] über den vergangenen Zweck hinaus gilt! Ihr aufrichtig ergebener: Rainer Maria Rilke". - Slight duststaining to first bifolium.

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        La Divina Commedia. Illustrata dall. Ing. Attilio Razzolini.

      [Milano], [Alifieri et Lacroix], [] 1902 - Quer-4° (21 x 26 cm), 104 montierte farb. Taf. (14 x 19 cm) auf 55 Kartonseiten, OPergament mit handkolorierter Deckelillustration, Rundumgoldschnitt, Min. berieben, klein Verletzung am Rücken, tadell. Prachtausgabe: Testo in caratteri gotici, disposto su quattro colonne. Iniziali ornate, vignette e testatine. Contropiatti e sguardie in carta decorata. Raffinata e rara edizione che riproduce fedelmente le ?cartoline' realizzate alla fine dell'Ottocento dal pittore toscano Attilio Razzolini, con la tecnica rinascimentale della miniatura su cartapecora. Ciascuna cartolina illustra un canto e ne offre una elegante trascrizione in caratteri gotici, ulteriormente impreziosita da capilettera fregiati in rosso, blu e oro con ornati vari. La collezione di cartoline postali, effettivamente utilizzate come tali all'inizio del Novecento, è conservata integra presso l'archivio dei fratelli Andrea e Fabrizio Petrioli, studiosi e appassionati collezionisti fiorentini. 3500 gr. Schlagworte: Illustr. Bücher - allgemeinBibliophile AusgabenLiteratur Ital.

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        LES FLEURS PASSIONNÉES Lithographies femmes nues style art nouveau

      es Cahiers Humains, 125 rue d'Alésia, Paris, 1902 3 livraisons en feuilles de 3 lithographies chacune, couverture lithographiée, chaque lithographie est précédée d'un petit texte poétique en prose qui présente la fleur dessinée qui suit. Tirage sur papier vélin ordinaire (il ne semble pas qu'il y ait eu de tirage sur papier de luxe). Papier légèrement teinté. Quelques légères usures en bordure des couverture, sinon bel état tel que paru pour cette publication très fragile. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE A TRÈS PETIT NOMBRE FORT PROBABLE (non mentionné). ÉDITION AVORTÉE ? Cette suite de lithographie, recherches approfondies effectuées, n'a semble-t-il jamais été jusqu'au bout de sa parution prévue en 10 livraisons de 3 lithographies chacune au prix de 5 francs l'ensemble. Seules les livraisons 1, 2 et 3 ont paru croyons-nous et le tirage dû être très faible si l'on s'en tient à l'absence totale d'exemplaires qu'on peut trouver dans les différents catalogues de bibliothèques consultés.Commentant la femme par la fleur ou interprétant la fleur par la femme, le "florier d'amour" ainsi que l'appelle le poète Paul Redonnel, offre aujourd'hui à ses amis, à ses admirateurs, au public, de véritables petites merveilles. Edmond Rocher est un des rares artistes qui connaisse, interprète et rende si intensément la fleur, cette chose exquise, aimée de tous, grands et petits, filles et femmes, jeunes et vieux. Les Fleurs passionnées sont appelées à un grand succès. Il est fort probable que le premier tirage, faisant prime, sera recherché par les amateurs ; et nous ne serions pas étonnés de ne pouvoir sous peu répondre à toutes les demandes. Les Fleurs passionnées seront complètes en 10 fascicules. Chaque fascicule comprendra trois planches sous une couverture renouvelée, et l'ouvrage formera à la fin de la publication un superbe volume in-8 avec titre et table." (extrait du Journal d'Annonay du samedi 25 octobre 1902). "Toute une flore sexuelle et sexuée, pistils phalliques et corolles vaginales, pollen fécondant et équivoques enchevêtrements de feuillages. Des fleurs animées d'une sorte d'animalité possèdent des femmes curieuses et affolées que M. Ed. Rocher a dessinées avec beaucoup de charme." (extrait d'article de presse). On trouve différents articles pour le lancement de cette souscription : Mercure de France, etc. Une explication pourrait se trouver pour expliquer l'avortement prématuré de cette édition. Une interdiction de poursuivre pour obscénité, pornographie. 1902 est en effet une année de grande censure sur la nudité et la pornographie dans la presse et dans le monde de l'édition. Cette édition non dissimulée, publiée au grand jour, a pu déclencher les foudres de la censure. C'est l'explication que nous trouvons la plus plausible. Commentant la femme par la fleur ou interprétant la fleur par la femme, le "florier d'amour" ainsi que l'appelle le poète Paul Redonnel, offre aujourd'hui à ses amis, à ses admirateurs, au public, de véritables petites merveilles. Edmond Rocher est un des rares artistes qui connaisse, interprète et rende si intensément la fleur, cette chose exquise, aimée de tous, grands et petits, filles et femmes, jeunes et vieux. Les Fleurs passionnées sont appelées à un grand succès. Il est fort probable que le premier tirage, faisant prime, sera recherché par les amateurs ; et nous ne serions pas étonnés de ne pouvoir sous peu répondre à toutes les demandes. Les Fleurs passionnées seront complètes en 10 fascicules. Chaque fascicule comprendra trois planches sous une couverture renouvelée, et l'ouvrage formera à la fin de la publication un superbe volume in-8 avec titre et table." (extrait du Journal d'Annonay du samedi 25 octobre 1902). "Toute une flore sexuelle et sexuée, pistils phalliques et corolles vaginales, pollen fécondant et équivoques enchevêtrements de feuillages. Des fleurs animées d'une sorte d'animalité possèdent des femmes curieuses et affolées que M. Ed. Rocher a dessinées avec beaucoup de charme." (extrait d'article de presse). On trouve différents articles pour le lancement de cette souscription : Mercure de France, etc. Une explication pourrait se trouver pour expliquer l'avortement prématuré de cette édition. Une interdiction de poursuivre pour obscénité, pornographie. 1902 est en effet une année de grande censure sur la nudité et la pornographie dans la presse et dans le monde de l'édition. Cette édition non dissimulée, publiée au grand jour, a pu déclencher les foudres de la censure. C'est l'explication que nous trouvons la plus plausible. BON EXEMPLAIRE. RARISSIME.

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        A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide

      East Aurora: Roycroft, 1902. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece portrait of Dickens. Decorative title page, printed throughout in red & black. 143pp. Slim 8vo, handsomely rebound full green morocco, decorative gilt spine, uncut edges. East Aurora: Roycroft, 1902. Fine.

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        The papers of Richard Norman Vyvyan, Marconi's Chief Engineer, comprising over 30 letters by Guglielmo Marconi, letters by other correspondents including Sir Ambrose Fleming, and Vyvyan's journal recording their trial operations. Mostly London and New York, but including Mullion, Cornwall, Newport, R.I., etc., 1902-1909, with addenda to 1937.

      1902. 8 ALS (6 March 1902-1 July 1905, 4to and 8vo, 41 pp.) and 23 TLS (29 Aug. 1907-10 June 1909, 4to, 36 pp., plus one fragment of a letter signed) by Marconi. 1 ALS by Marconi's wife Beatrice (n. p. o. d., "Friday", 6 pp.). Also includes Vyvyan's illustrated autogr. ms. "Notes on Long Distance Wireless Telegraphy and The Design and Construction and Working of High Power Wireless Stations" (1900-1904; folio; 108 ff. on squared paper, pages numbered to 215; some leaves written on both sides; half calf). And: 8 ALS and 1 TLS by Vyvyan's co-worker Sir Ambrose Fleming (4to, 19 pp.) , and some 70 pp. of additional correspondence, mainly by Alldin Usborne Moore and Godfrey C. Isaacs, as well as 4 photographs and a quantity of printed ephemera and news clippings. A major archive relating to the early years of transatlantic telegraphy. The engineer Richard N. Vyvyan was to a large measure responsible for both the construction and operation of the transmitting station at Poldhu in Cornwall, from where the first ever transatlantic signal was sent to Newfoundland on 12 December 1901, and in charge of the station at Cape Breton the following year when the first signal was sent the other way and a regular service established. His 1933 book "Wireless over 30 Years" remains an important source for the history of wireless. - Marconi's autograph letters, written at the time of the first transmission of telegraph signal from Canada to England, are almost all to Vyvyan, but one it to the engineer's wife, informing her that he has been "working very hard to try and find out what are the somewhat occult causes which make signals good one night and unobtainable the next, and also the reason of the great difference in distance over which signals can be sent by day compared to night. For this purpose I have had to carry out a very great number of tests between [Poldhu] and other stations on the east coast and in Scotland, and I believe I have found if not very clearly the cause of the effects noticed at least the means by which to obtain signals across the Atlantic by day as well as by night" (5 Aug. 1903). On 15 May 1904, in a "Private" letter of eight 4to pages, he provides Vyvyan with "a statement of the results obtained from the working of the Poldhu station during the last voyage of the S. S Campania, from Liverpool to New York [...] I have undertaken to carry out a series of tests to war ships stationed at different points, the receiving apparatus being taken in charge of by our assistants. I shall try various sending arrangements at Poldhu [...]". Other letters cover more domestic matters, such as Marconi's marriage ("It seems rather strange that I should have got married - doesn't it? but I am so glad that I have and we are very happy..."), their respective children (Marconi standing as godfather to the Vyvyan's daughter Mildred), and their life together in a shared house at Cape Breton. - Marconi's typed letters to Vyvyan constitute a more formal series, written in Marconi's capacity as Managing Director to Vyvyan at Glace Bay, discussing personnel and equipment: "Since my return here from London a few days ago I have been carrying out some interesting work. We are at present using only about half the available power of the plant, and the results of the programme, according to latest reports, are satisfactory in the light of the arrangements which we are using at this end. I hope that, by the time this letter reaches Glace Bay, you will have received the discs which were sent in charge of the operator of the 'Empress of Ireland' last Friday" (29 Aug. 1907). - Of especial interest are Vyvyan's illustrated autograph "Notes on Long Distance Wireless Telegraphy", beginning in 1900 with their work on the first transatlantic transmission ("In March of 1900 Mr Marconi after his invention of transmitting jigger decided that wireless telegraphy across the Atlantic was possible") and running on up to February 1904. A continuation volume is lacking. - The remaining correspondence archive comprises 9 letters by Sir Ambrose Fleming, co-worker with Vyvyan for Marconi and inventor of the thermionic valve ("I read of the death of Marconi in a four-days-old London Times newspaper when having tea at Vadheim in Norway [...] The obituaries which I have seen since return to England of him in the newspapers and magazines do not do justice to the cooperative work of his colleagues or of his contemporaries and I think it may be necessary to repair this omission [...] I agree with all you say about M. He had genius of a certain kind but he over-reached himself in thinking that he could appropriate the whole credit for wireless", 1901-1937), a letter by Vyvyan to his brother ("Baby has had the distinction of being the first who has ever had its birth announced by wireless telegraphy"), and a series to him by Godfrey C. Isaacs ("I would point out to you that this letter is marked 'Confidential' and therefore the handing of a copy of the letter to you must be treated as equally confidential") and by Alldin Moore ("how the dickens is [...] anyone at the Admiralty to deal with your Company except through you [...] you were & are the man one could say anything to without the fear of it being brought up in evidence later"). Several news clippings ("Television impossible [...] Official view of B.B.C.") and contemporary photographs of the transmitting station top off this fine collection that provides a vivid image of the nascent stages of a revolutionary invention.

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        Typed letter signed. Beinn Bhreagh, Victoria County, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 9. X. 1902.

      1902. 4to. ¾ p. Addendum. The inventor of the telephone sends a telegraph message to Marconi in the mid-Atlantic, less than a year after Marconi himself had sent the first trans-Atlantic message from England to Canada (12 December 1901) and two months before the first such signal was to be sent from Canada to England (5 December 1902). To the "Manager | Marconi Wireless Telegraph Station | Sydney, C. B.", i. e. R. Norman Vyvyan: "I see by the newspapers that Mr Marconi is on his way across the Atlantic, and that he expects to receive messages from his Cape Breton Island Station. If this is so, I should be very glad if you would send him a message on the Atlantic inviting him to visit me in my Cape Breton home [...]". - Accompanied by a page from Leslie's Weekly for 2 September 1902 containing an account by Everett Wilkes of visits to both Vyvyan and Bell. Of his visit to Glace Bay he writes: "Mr Marconi was absent at the time of my visit, but his personal friend and chief of staff, Mr Vyvoyan [sic], to whom I presented my letters of introduction, received me cordially and talked freely on the great subject which he and his employer have nearest at heart. I was allowed to take pictures of the exterior of the station, but not of the interior of the receiving room, the most important part of the plant. During Mr Marconi's absence nobody is permitted to enter this apartment except Mr Vyvoyan [...] Mr Vyvoyan stated that the delay in commencing commercial operations was due to Mr Marconi's anxiety to have his system thoroughly tested before offering it to the public'. Our reporter then made a call on Professor Graham Bell 'which required a not very long journey to Glace Bay [...] There, for the last five years, during the summer months, he has been experimenting, and the goal to which he is looking forward is the construction of a dirigible flying-machine [...] It is perhaps an unfortunate thing for science that Professor Bell is now a wealthy man; otherwise he might work a little harder' [...]". - On headed paper, light dust-staining and creasing at right-hand side.

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        Francesca da Rimini. Traduit par Marcel Schwob. Drame en Cinq Actes dont un Prologue, représenté au Théatre Sarah-Bernhardt, le 22 Avril 1902

      Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1902, 1902. First edition of the first French translation of Crawford's play Francesca da Rimini, number 15 of 20 numbered copies on Japan paper. See BAL 4210 for the first edition in English, of which 12 copies only were printed for copyright purposes; this French edition is described under BAL 4211, which notes "Also five copies printed on Japan paper," but in fact there were 20, as stated in this copy. Curiously neither the English or French edition were located on OCLC. Fine copy.. 8vo, contemporary brown half morocco, marbled paper boards and endpapers, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Unopened. Original printed wrappers bound in.

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        OLD MOTHER HUBBARD

      - MOTHER GOOSE. (KENNEDY) OLD MOTHER HUBBARD designed by Charles J. Costello. NY: Hurst & Co (1902). 4to (8 3/4 x 11"), pictorial cloth, crease on cover, slight cover soil and faint soil on one page, overall nice, clean and VG condition. The text consists of the classic Mother Goose rhymes. Printed on heavy stock, each page is a different color with verses incorporated into the color illustrations. Illustrated by HARRY KENNEDY very much in the style of Parrish and using the bold colors of Denslow. This is a striking picture book by the duo who illustrated and lettered Baum's Army and Navy Alphabets and American Fairy Tales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Arriviste.

      Paris, Albin Michel, 1902 ; in-8 de [2] ff., viii-626 pp., [1] f., reliure à peine postérieure demi-maroquin havane à coins, filet doré, dos à nerfs orné de motifs dorés, à froid et mosaïqués, tête dorée, couverture (P. Affolter) Edition originale. Première uvre publiée par le jeune éditeur Albin Michel, le roman fut un énorme succès commercial. Portrait-frontispice et 12 figures hors texte en couleurs par Bourdelle, Léandre, Robaudi, Steinlen, Faivre, Lambert et Sain. Un des 10 exemplaires numérotés imprimés sur papier de Chine, avec deux état des illustrations.- Exemplaire bien relié.

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        La peur de vivre Maroquin finement mosaîqué avec des fleurs Charles Meunier Edition originale Sur papier de Hollande

      Albert Fontemoing 1902 Paris Imprimé par Philippe Renouard. In 12 20,5 x 16 cm (Grands témoins conservés). 382 pages. Demi maroquin Bradel à coins du maître Charles Meunier, dos lisse finement mosaïqué d'une branche de rose, et de branches avec épines dorées en tête et en queue. Tranches de tête dorée, témoins conservés. Un filet doré encadre les plats papiers. Signature CH.MEUNIER en haut a gauche du feuillet de garde. Bien évidemment couvertures et dos conservé sur onglet.Superbe, reliure irréprochable, infimes frottements aux coins et sur la branche horizontale mosaïque en pied qui est montée avec un effet de relief. Le corp du livre est impeccable.(papier de hollande) Les couvertures ont fait jaunir les gardes en regard. Ouvrage placé dans un étui neuf de relieur afin de lui conservé encore de nombreuses années sa jeunesse primitive. Charles Meunier, était devenu maître dans ce style de demi reliures au dos orné qui étaient souvent plus apréciées à l'époque que ses pleine reliures. La mosaïque est d'une grande maîtrise. Le décor fleural est très équilibré. Charles Meunier 1865 - 1940 Un des grands relieurs de cette faste période Parisienne, grand adversaire et concurent de Marius Michel. Il refusa de participer à l'exposition universel de 1900 pensant que le grand prix serait automatiquement attribué à Marius Michel (ce qui fut fait) et créa une exposition parallele dans son atelier, et la presse parla autant de lui que de ses confrères présents à l'exposition officielle. in reliure en france art nouveau art déco : "(...) Il évoluait avec aisance d'un style à l'autre, d'une période à l'autre, ce qui contribuait encore à indisposer les puristes, qui estimaient que sont talent résidait principalement dans ses demi reliures à dos décoratif" Cette reliure est un bel exemple de réussite d'une demi reliure. Pour sa biographie complête voir la reliure art nouveau art déco pages 137 a 143 et 194 à 195 .

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        Fragilia Labilia, Number 9 of 50 Copies

      Thomas Mosher, Portland, Maine 1902 - Rare. Softcover 7 3/4 inches by 4 1/2 inches. 48 pages. Number 9 of 50 copies of this book have been printed on Japan Vellum and the type distributed. There is only minuscule wear. The best description is determined by the photos. Stiff cardboard covers with a paper dustjacket. There is no slipcase. There is a small dot at the top of the dustjacket flap and also one at the top edge of the front flyleaf. Wonderful condition for a fragile book and dj. Close to, if not, a fine, tight, bright copy. The text is flawless. There are a limited number of the printing with 450 copies. This printing of 50 is unique. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Lady Of The Barge (The Monkeys Paw) With signature on letter at authors home address W W Jacobs

      London & New York.: Harper & Brothers., 1902. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Maurice Greiffenhagen.. 300 pages. + 12 full page plates by Maurice Greiffenhagen. Original illustrated cloth with titles in gilt on spine and black outline on cover, uncut edges, some mild spotting here and there and on endpapers, WITH loosely inserted a short note on "Beechcroft, Berkhampstead" embossed headed paper "Dear Miss Pruitt, With much pleasure, yours. WW Jacobs. 26th Aug 1901? Better than average condition for this type of book. * This collection of 12 tales contains the 1st printing of the classic horror story "The Monkeys Paw" (even had an editiion of the Simpsons on the tale). As well as 11 other macabre tales and tales of humour. Ref: Bleiler 896. NCBEL IV, p.621

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        A Series of Thirty Etchings by William Strang Illustrating Subjects from Don Quixote

      Published by Macmillan and Co Limited, London 1902 - , limited to print run of 200, [3], 30 engraved tissue-guarded tinted plates with titles (including frontispiece, black titles to tissue-guards), Limited Edition , some rubbing to covers with bumping to corners and upper spine edge, slight foxing to endpapers, plates clean, very good condition , quarter bound red board with green cloth, black titles to upper board, gilt titles to spine, 44 x 34.5 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Coast / Wilhelm's Magazine. FOUR BOUND VOLUMES.

      The Coast Publishing Company. Seattle. February 1902to December 1905. - FOUR BOUND VOLUMES OF THE MAGAZINE with covers and advertisements in modern red library binding. Black and white illustrations throughout, 10 x 7 inches, gilt lettered red cloth library binding. Covers in fine condition; bookplate (for Frederick E. Ellis, Shaw Island) on inside front cover, overall a particularly clean and crisp collection of magazines with the following minor flaws: Volume III No. 1 (February 1902) to Volume IV No. 5 (December 1902): Very good condition. Volume V No. 1 (January 1903) to Volume VI No. 6 (December 1903): Very good condition, EXCEPT for October which apparently was water damaged along the upper edge; this has been trimmed, with no loss of text. Volume VII No. 1 (January 1904) to Volume VIII No. 6 (December 1904): April 1904 issue has some light undulations due to damp, and the red color on the front cover has run, other magazines in very good condition. Volume IX No. 1 (January 1905) to Volume X No 6 (December 1905): December issue has scarcely noticeable dampstain to front cover, lightest undulation to pages, other magazines in very good condition. Volumes contain the following issues February 1902 to December 1905 (volume III, number 1) to volume X, number 6. February 1902 was the first issue under the management of Honor L. Wilhelm, and he writes in the introductory ANNOUNCEMENT: "With this number the editorial management of THE COAST passes into new hands. The young ladies who planned and established THE COAST deserve praise for the perseverance and pluck with which they met adverse and discouraging conditions and published a magazine which, considering the support they received, was a credit to the City of Seattle and the Northwest. There seems to be a field for distinctive Seattle and Northwestern literature. People are constantly writing for reliable and trustworthy information of this country. Tales of the West and its triumphant progress are sought. Northwestern ideas and thought need a chronicle, impartial and true." The magazine provides much valuable documentation of places, life and literature in the Pacific Northwest in the early 1900s, and this handsome run, complete with covers and advertisements makes for fascinating reading. While the vast majority of the content relates to Washington State, there is the occasional article on British Columbia and Oregon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hound of the Baskervilles, The

      1902. first edition. First Edition 'Hound of the Baskervilles' in the Original ClothThe 'Number One' Sherlock Holmes NovelDOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1902.First edition in book form (first serialized in the Strand Magazine between August 1901 and April 1902). Small octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 184 x 120 mm.). [8], 358, [1], [1, blank] pp. With sixteen plates (including frontispiece) by Sidney Paget. Original scarlet cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and black (in a design by Alfred Garth Jones) and lettered in gilt on front cover and pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on spine. Minimal rubbing to corner extremities, the cloth and gilt and black decoration remarkable fresh. Neat ink signature and feint ink inscription on front free end-paper, small stain on upper margin of leaves B8 and C1 (pp. 15-18), light stain, mainly marginal on plates facing pp. 24, 58, and 76. Small and very light red stain on top margin of rear end-paper and paste-down, a couple of light marks/stains on for-edge. A very good copy, without the fading to the spine that is usually seen. Housed in a quarter red morocco clamshell case.The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case?The Hound of the Baskervilles ?was based on an idea given to [Doyle] by Bertram Fletcher Robinson, who was a nephew of Sir John Robinson and a correspondent for the Daily Express during the Boer War. The two men struck up a friendship when travelling back on the same ship from Cape Town. They spent four days together on a golfing holiday at Cromer in March 1901, and it was then that Robinson mentioned the legend (possibly of the Black Hound of Hergest associated with the Vaughan family of Hergest Court in Herefordshire). Doyle told his mother: ?Fletcher Robinson came here with me and we are going to do a small book together ?The Hound of the Baskervilles??a real creeper??The serial publication was an unprecedented success. It was the only occasion in the magazine?s history that a seventh printing was needed to meet the demand, and the queues at the publisher?s offices and throughout the country were extraordinary? (Green and Gibson, p. 130).Green and Gibson A26a.

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        Kikeriki. Humoristisch(-Politisches) Volksblatt. [Sammelband beinhaltet: 42. Jg., Nr. 1, 2. Jänner 1902, Nr. 14, 15 und Nr. 73 bis 104; 43. Jg., Nr. 1, 1. Jänner 1903, bis 9, 11 bis 56, 58 bis 66 und 68 bis 105; 44. Jg., Nr. 1, 3.Jänner 1904, bis 12 und 14 bis 67.]

      Wien, -, 1902 - 1904. Fol. tlw. o. Pag. (4 S. pro Nr.). Priv. Lwd. der Zeit. Tlw. mit dem Kikierik-Anzeiger (ein Doppelblatt), wobei da wohl meistens ein Blatt (einzelnes Mittelblatt) fehlt. Die Paginierung beginnt im Jg. 43 ab Nr.51. - Tlw. alte Restaurierung der Einrisse durch Textilklebeband, Läsuren bzw. Einrisse, Nr. 87 (43.Jg.) mit Abriss und kl. Buchstabenverlust, stärkere Gbrsp., R. angeplatzt, berieben, Buchblock aufgrund des Papiergewichtes für den Einband zu schwer, daher dieser fragil, neue Bindung anratsam. - Die Zeitschrift \"Kikeriki\" wurde 1861 gegründet und bis in die achtziger Jahre des 19. Jahrhunderts hatte es eine liberale Ausrichtung. Unter dem zunehmenden Einfluß der Christlichsozialen um Karl Lueger wurde der Kikeriki scharf antisemitisch: \"... bewegte sich recht konstant auf einer antisemitische Linie, die viele antijudaistische Vorurteile weiterführt, der er [der Kikeriki] zunächst einen österreich-souveränen Astrich geben möchte, indem er die paramilitärische Heimwehr favorisiert. ... Insbesondere beim Kikeriki erzeugt die antijüdische Karikatur ein kämpferisches Klima, in dem es legitim erscheint, sich gegen die Christenverfolgung durch die als jüdisch Markierten zu wehren... \" (Zitat Schäfer, Vermessen - Gezeichnet - Verlacht. (2004) S. 55 und S. 90).[Die von uns gezeigte Abbildung zeigt eine Hetzkarikatur von Gustav Mahler]. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Humor

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