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        [Binding, Fine- Verburg, Peter] Wonder Book for Girls & Boys

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1902. First edition thus. Superbly bound by Peter Verburg in full reddish-orange crushed morocco with elaborate flowing gilt Nouveau-style stem and leaf pattern with 70 onlaid hearts, central clover design, similar design on spine, signed in rear dentelle: "P.V. 1905." Illustrations by Walter Crane including many full-page color plates, border, head and tailpieces. AEG. Near fine. Stunning Verburg binding.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        THE GARDENER'S ASSISTANT 2 VOLUME COMPLETE SET A Practical and Scientific Exposition of the Art of Gardening in all its Branches

      Gresham Publishing Company, London 1902 - 2 volume complete matching set bound by Zaensdorf in half maroon calf over red cloth boards. 5 raised bands, gilt titles, gilt floral motifs to compartments, gilt ruling to edges, teg. Marbled endpapers with original retailer's ticket to ffep. Volume I [xi], [1], 656pp; 9 colour plates and 12 black-and-white each with captioned tissue guard, plus numerous illustrations in text. Volume II [vii], [1], 607 pp including Index; 9 colour plates and 18 black-and-white each with captioned tissue guard, plus numerous illustrations in text. Inner hinges weak to both volumes. Boards a little scuffed & soiled; bloom from over-enthusiastic application of polish to spines. Lower front joint starting (approx 1/2") and lower corners bumped to Vol I; upper corner of upper board worn Vol II. Sporadic foxing and fingermarking mainly to early/late leaves and guards. A very handsome set. Heavy, shipping outside the UK may require a contribution towards additional postage costs. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Keel Row Bookshop Ltd ABA/ILAB/PBFA]
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        A Christmas Carol in Prose.

      East Aurora, N.Y: The Roycroft Shop,, 1902. Being A Ghost Story of Yule-Tide. Octavo (225 × 151 mm). Publisher's fine binding of red half morocco, decorative gilt spine, marbled sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece of Dickens (with tissue guard), titlepage printed in red & black within a broad typographic border. Neat contemporary ownership inscription on a preliminary blank. An excellent copy in a handsome binding. First Roycroft Press edition, number 24 of 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by Elbert Hubbard, founder of the Roycroft artisan community, or by one of his Roycrofters whom he had trained to imitate his signature. An attractive example of Roycroft presswork.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902 First edition, first issue with earliest ads (dated "10/02"). Publisher's green cloth, front board with decorative floral motif and lettering in black, spine lettered in gilt with black flower decal. Very good, with some light rubbing to the extremities, slight lean to the spine, minor toning to the spine and board edges, a few light spots to the page edges, spine very lightly starting at the half-title, otherwise fresh interior. Overall, a bright and attractive copy. Wise 10. A collection of three short novels, this volume contains "Heart of Darkness" and "The End of the Tether" in addition to "Youth: a Narrative." The first two novels, both of which had been published separately prior to this publication, feature Conrad's reoccurring character Charles Marlow, who often serves as the author's alter-ego, and confront the dichotomy of East and West. "Youth," the shortest of the three pieces, is narrated by Marlow and tells the story of a young Western man's first trip to the East, while "Heart of Darkness" tells of the haunting story of Marlowe's work an ivory transporter on the Congo River in colonized Central Africa which led him to meet the shadowy Mr. Kurtz. The progression of the main character's age continues in "The End of the Tether," which tells of Captain Whalley as he spends his old age sailing. Together, the three volumes examine the different stages of life and the effect of society on an individual's life.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles.

      London: George Newnes, 1902. - FIRST EDITION, with associated AUTOGRAPH MATERIAL. Octavo., pp.359. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine and front, with a black stylised hound to front. Complete with the required sixteen plates by Sidney Paget. Internally clean with just a little toning to the page edges, plate p.24 with some edgetears, minor cloth-bleed to rear endpaper. No inscriptions or bookplates. Cloth is rubbed to spine and covers, gilt dulled. Housed in a fleece-lined cloth slipcase. This particular copy has further appeal via two added autographed items; affixed to the pastedown is a signed manuscript letter from publisher George Newnes to the office of the Speaker of the House of Commons, dated 17th Feb 1903, and loosely inserted is a printed card with the author's letterhead bearing his ink inscription 'With Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Compliments'. Unusual thus. Green & Gibson [A26a] Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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      New York: McClure, Phillips, and Co., 1902. Bound by Bayntun Bindery in Bath. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Panelled spine with gilt. Green cloth-covered boards. Rear cover has an area of slight fading of the green on lower half. See photo. Three faint brown spots top of title-page. Eight full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget. 249pp. + 8 pages of adverts at end. See Green and Gibson A26c. The true first American edition, first issue. . First American Edition. 1/4 Green Morocco. Nearly Fine/No Jacket. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Hémiasynergie, latéropulsion et myosis bulbaires avec hémianesthésie et hémiplégie croisées

      1902 - de 7 et (1)pp. Paris, Masson, 1902, in-8, de 7 et (1)pp, broché, emboîtage en toile, Première édition, rarissime, de ce tiré à part de ce mémoire dans lequel les fameux neurologues décrivent pour la première fois le syndrome bulbaire qui porte leur nom. Il est extrait des comptes rendus de la Société de neurologie, séance du 17 avril 1902. Inscription à l'encre sur la page de titre. Tampon du collège de France. Ex libris du docteur Bogousslavsky. Brochage fragile. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The New Jersey Coast in Theree Centuies (complete in three volumes)

      New Yrok: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1902. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. These assumed first editions are clean, tight square with pretty good corners and unmarked. They are rubbed, mainly at the edges and the top of the spine cover on volume I is lifting. They brown marbled end papers and 538, 452, 496, clear, minimally toned pages with brown marbled edges profusely illustrated with portraits (with facsimile signatures), black & white drawings, photos and plates in a three quarter binding with brown leather on the corners and spine where there are raised bands and gilt titles. The boards are covered in brown marbled papers.

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        Essays . written by him in French and done into English by John Florio

      Houghton Mifflin & Company, Boston & New York 1902 - Edition limited to 265 copies, folio, 3 volumes; portrait frontispiece, title page with elaborate woodcut border, decorated initials throughout, bibliography with reproductions of title pages in volume 3; original light green paper boards backed in cream buckram, paper spine label; boards toned, a very good copy. Designed by Bruce Rogers during his early years with the Riverside Press, this set demonstrates the excellence in classical aesthetic for which he would become famous. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        James Blundy, Missionary of the CMS to Fuh Kian, China

      Hardcover. Good. 116pp handwritten, unpublished diar, approximately 50 photographs, and a few miscellaneous pieces of epherma from James Blundy, Missionary of the CMS (Church Missionary Society) to Fuh Kian, China from 1902 to 1914. The content is extensive and completely unpublished. Incredible content both of the unparalleled spiritual advance, but also of the tempestuous time of the emperors Xuantong and Sun Yat Sen.

      [Bookseller: Cross and Crown Rare Books]
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        Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois. Containing Reports for the Years 1861-66. [Nine Volumes]

      Springfield: Phillips Bros., [and] Journal Company, Printers, 1902. Revised edition. Cloth. Small tears to head and tail of spines, boards soiled, the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedowns, shelf sticker on foot of backstrips, occasional waxed pencil accession numerals within, otherwise contents very good. Vol. III with tear to top of front joint.. Vol. 9 entitled "Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831--32, and in the Mexican War, 1846--48." Gift to the Commandery from the author, Jasper N. Reese, the Adjutant General. This was the second and final revision.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Max Klinger bei der Arbeit (als Bildhauer). Kaltnadelradierung und Roulettearbeiten in Rotdruck.

      1902 - Hervorragender Druck auf breitrandigem Büttenpapier. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage (LQ 97). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 19,5 x 13,5 cm. Sign. u. dat. "emil Orlik 02".

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1902 - Decorated red cloth. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the blank page facing the title page: "To J. J. Campbell/Friend & veteran(?)/With regards/Andrew Carnegie/New York/Jany 1st/1903." Campbell was auditor for the Carnegie Steel Company. Campbell has written in pencil on the title page: "Read with much pleasure and interest in the spring of 1903." Light wear to spine tips; streak of white paint at the very top fore-edge of the front cover. Very Good [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Russian Ballet in Caricatures (1902-1903) - Reprint

      Contains 94 chromolithographed caricature portraits of members of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company including a self-portrait of the artists, Pavlova, Fokine, Karsavina, Ceccheti, Petipa, and others.An extremely attractive and highly collectable work amongst books on ballet, hard to find complete with the ninety-four plates.The Legat brothers were graduates of the St Petersburg Imperial Ballet School and rose to premier danseurs, performing with many of great ballerinas of the day. Nikolai Gustavovich became ballet master for the company and later for Sergei Diaghilevs Ballets Russes in 1925-1926; he and his wife founded the Russian Ballet Society in Great Britain in 1923. At age 17, Sergei Legat originated the role of the Nutcracker in Tchaikovsky's ballet; in 1903, the brothers staged Nikolai Josef Bayer's ballet 'The Doll Fairy' with costumes by Léon Bakst.

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        Ornament-Guss. Gesellschaft der L. von Rohr'schen Eisenwerke Clus Kt. Solothurn.

      Clus, [1902]. - Quer-Folio. 4 Bll. und 177 lith. Tafeln. Orig.-Leinenbd. mit gold- und schwarzgepr. Deckeltitel und Deckelill. Seltener und beinahe neuwertiger Firmenkatalog der von Rohr'schen Eisenwerke Clus im Kanton Solothurn, Schweiz. - Die Eisenwerke wurden 1810 von Ludwig von Roll zusammen mit den Industriellen Viellard & Antonin aus Belfort (F)gegründet. Nach dem Bau eines Verhüttungswerkes in der Klus und einem Hammerwerk in Geralfingen wurden die Geschäfte in die «Gesellschaft der Ludw. von Roll?schen Eisenwerke A.G.» mit Sitz in Solothurn überführt. Ludwig von Roll präsidiert den Verwaltungsrat 16 Jahre lang bis zu seinem Tod im Jahr 1839. Das Werk ist heute noch ein wichtiger Pfeiler der Schweizerischen Metall-Industrie. - - Beinhaltet eine reiche Auswahl an Bildmaterial zu Balkongeländern, Balustraden, Brückengeländern, Consolen, Dachfenster, Fensterbrüstungen, Friese, Geländerpfosten, Lanzen, Portalpfosten, Rosetten, Säulengarnituren, Schaufensteranlagen, Treppengeländer, Tischfüsse, Wegweise u.v.m. - Tadellos sauber. Lang de

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        REPORTS TO THE EVOLUTION COMMITTEE OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY. [Experimental Studies in the Physiology of Heredity]. Reports I-V, 1902-1909

      London: The Royal Society and sold by Harrison & Sons, 1902, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1902. These 5 reports were published separately from 1902 to 1909; a general table of contents and index for the series were issued in 1910. Pp. general title-page dated 1910; 2 (contents); 160; 154; 53; 60; 79; ix (index to the volumes), with original buff paper covers bound-in (front cover only). Tables and charts in each report, Report III contains a coloured diagram, Report IV contains a black & white line-drawing, Report V contains one folding table, line-drawings, and 3 plates (2 in full-colour with tissue guard). Ex-library copy bound in quarter blue cloth with gilt-stamped blue fabricoid backing. Taped call-number to spine, institution stamp to top and bottom edges, 'withdrawn' stamp to front free endpaper and rear pastedown, faint, tiny institution stamp to head of front free endpaper, general title-page and its verso, remnants of pocket (or label) removed from rear pastedown, no other library markings within the interior. Browning of the two pages adjoining the original front covers, otherwise a very good, square copy of these early experiments in genetics. "William Bateson was one of the pivotal figures in the early history of genetics, having championed the promise of Mendelism to unravel the secrets of heredity. Many refer to the "school" of genetics he directed at Cambridge between 1900 and 1910, but few note that Bateson's group consisted primarily of women. Bateson turned to botanists, zoologists, and physiologists associated with Newnham College, Cambridge, for critical assistance in advancing his research program at a time when Mendelism was not yet recognized as a legitimate field of study. Cambridge women carried out a series of breeding experiments in a number of plant and animal species between 1902 and 1910, the results of which provided crucial evidence that both supported and extended Mendel's laws of heredity." - Marsha L. Richmond, "Women in the Early History of Genetics" Isis, Vol. 92, No. 1 (Mar. 2001), 55-90. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/N/A. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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      HETZEL 1902 - R300102600: 368 pages - tranches dorées - un dessin en noir et blanc sous serpente en frontispice - ouvrage illustré de nombreux dessins en noir et blanc dans le texte - 7 illustrations en couleurs hors texte (collationnées) - cartonnage polychrome avec dos au phare - cartonnage au globe dorée aussi appelé à la mappemonde doré - rosace du 2ème plat indiquant JH et cie (3ème type) - 6 photos disponibles. DESSINS DE J.FERAT GRAVES PAR CH.BARBANT. In-4 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      ALBERTO PRADO MARTINEZ-DIARIO DE LA TARDE, SANTIAGO DE CHILE 1902 - 1902, 1841 pp, 24x17, encuadernación en tapa dura, lomo en tela editorial, en buen estado el interior y el exterior. La obra acumuló información sobre historia, geografía y estadísticas; datos de interés general de las ciudades; itinerario y tarifas de todos los ferrocarriles; una guía administrativa y social; un completo rol profesional, comercial e industrial y principales propietarios de cada una de las provincias y comunas del país; el rol de vecinos de las ciudades de Santiago, Valparaíso y Viña del Mar; mapas de los ferrocarriles del Estado y de cada una de las 23 provincias de Chile; planos de todas las ciudades capitales de provincia y de la capital del Territorio de Magallanes; facsímiles de la prensa del país; visitas de ciudades, monumentos, fábricas, entre otros datos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EL ACCIPIES]
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      McClure, Phillips, and Co., New York 1902 - Bound by Bayntun Bindery in Bath. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Panelled spine with gilt. Green cloth-covered boards. Rear cover has an area of slight fading of the green on lower half. See photo. Three faint brown spots top of title-page. Eight full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget. 249pp. + 8 pages of adverts at end. See Green and Gibson A26c. The true first American edition, first issue. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        MILITARY REPORT ON MANCHURIA. Compiled for the Intelligence Department, War Offi

      [London?] 1902, Intelligence Dept. Brown cloth spine over. boards, "Confidential Second Edition" ahead of title, 140p.,. index, 10 appendices, 2 large pocket folding maps, ex-Royal. Artillary Institute copy/bookplate,obscure primary resource.. OBSCURE BRITISH CONFIDENTIAL EDITION ABOUT MANCHURIA This work was compiled by Brevet-Colonel Brown during two journeys he made in Manchuria; one in 1898-98 and another in 1899-1900. The former extended over a period of nine months. The current edition was corrected to January 1904. * A copious and early English language primary resource. Contains valuable statistics and also data concerning the British preoccupation and worry about Russia taking over the Manchurian area. *** Chapter 1: Sketch of the history of Manchuria from the rise of the Manchu people to the present day. Physical features & climate. Treaties with China, Russo-Chinese conflicts, Boxers, boundaries, rivers, lakes, coast-line, Liao-tung &c.... * Chapter 2: Inhabitants; system of administration. Chinese population, Manchus, dress, opium-smoking; Mohammedans, Tartar Tribes, language, brigandage, inns, wages, pawnshops, distilleries, Missionaries, diseases &c... * Chapter 3: Communications & strategic considerations. Roads, Chinese Eastern Railway, description of the country traversed, stations, bridges, tunnels, rolling stock, water, fuel, speed, time of journeys, Imperial Railway of N. China, cables, telegraph, postal services, strength of Russian forces in the Far East, military value of Siberian railway &c... * Chapter 4: Products, industries and trade. Beans, cereals, tobacco, opium, cotton, silk, timber, ginseng & medicines, furs, skins, sheep, cattle, leather, distilleries, soda, fishing, ponies and mules, carts, prices of daily necessaries, mines: gold, coal, iron; trade tonnage of European vessels entering the ort of Newchwang, increase in Japanese exports and imports, total exports and imports, falling-off in British trade in cotton goods &c... * Chapter 5: Military forces. Banner troops, Manchu, Mongol and Chinese, number of foreign-drilled Bannermen, ill-discipline of the force, opium-smoking by soldiers, list of Banner troops in Manchurian garrison, Chinese troops. * Chapter 6: Fortresses and arsenals. Chinese forts and arsenals, Russian fortresses, Port Arthur, Ta-lien-wan, works at Chin-chou-t'ing. *** Appendices: 1. Chief towns arranged alphabetically. 2. Agreement between Russia & China respecting Manchuria. 3. Notes on the Ya-lu River. 4. Epitome of routes. 5. Table showing sectional stations, stations, distances, . bridges & tunnels on the Chinese Eastern Railway. 6. Distances on Imperial railway of N. China. 7. Distances by rail from Moscow to Vladivostok, Port . Arthur, and Peking. 8. Distances of the Ussuri Railway. 9. List of works consulted. 10. Glossary of Chinese words commonly occurring in the . names of places. *** Two folding pocket maps: Sketch map of Manchuria & Sketch map of Ya-lu River. * CONDITION: The book is bound in the original format of the publisher. There is some scuffing to the front cover and back covers. With some loss of the paper cover to the back near the spine. The maps have the institutional stamps on them, else very nice copies. Spine cloth a bit worn at top spine. * Color scans can be sent by email. * Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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      New York: McClure, Phillips, and Co., 1902. A fine binding signed by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath. Marbled paper-covered boards with matching endpapers. Top edge gilt. With "Illustrated" on the title-page and "Published March, 1902, R" on copyright page. Eight illustrations by Sidney Paget. Quite a clean copy in a fine binding. 249pp. + 8 pages of adverts at the end. Green and Gibson A26ci. . First American Edition, Second Issue. 3/4 Green Morocco. Fine. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Dänische Künstler in der Osteria La Gensola in Rom. Lithographie von Adolf Kittendorf (1820 - Kopenhagen - 1902).

      2. Hälfte 19. Jahrhhundert. - Bezeichnet und mit dem Titel "Danske Konstnere i Osterien la gensola i Roma" und der gedruckten Nr "44". Ausgezeichneter Druck in malerischen Tonwerten, unten mit dem Schriftrand. Die Lithographie wiederholt das Hauptwerk Detlev August Bluncks, der 1837 den Künstlerkreis um den dänischen Bildhauer Bertel Thorvaldsen in einem Gemälde festhielt. Dargestellt sind Küchler, Bindesböll, Marstrand, I. Sonne, Blunck, Ernst Meyer und Thorvaldsen. - Insgesamt etwas gebräunt und wenig fleckig.Unterer Rand leicht beschnitten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 20,8 x 27,7 cm. Papier: 27,7 x 35 cm.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Binding, Fine- Verburg, Peter] Wonder Book for Girls & Boys

      Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston 1902 - Superbly bound by Peter Verburg in full reddish-orange crushed morocco with elaborate flowing gilt Nouveau-style stem and leaf pattern with 70 onlaid hearts, central clover design, similar design on spine, signed in rear dentelle: "P.V. 1905." Illustrations by Walter Crane including many full-page color plates, border, head and tailpieces. AEG. Near fine. Stunning Verburg binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Morgentoilette" 1902.

      - Feder in Schwarz und Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Velin, mit Feder rechts unter der Darstellung signiert und datiert „K Hassmann 1902", rechts unten mit Bleistift betitelt. 25,4:19,5 cm. Gebräunt, mit Lichtrandrand rundum. Bekannt wurde Hassmann wegen seiner originellen Tierkarikaturen, wie sie hier vorliegen. Hassmann war Historienmaler und Illustrator. Seine Ausbildung erhielt er an der Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste bei S. l Allemand (1840-1910) und an der Münchner Akademie bei O. Seitz (1846-1912) und C. von Marr (1858-1936). 1903/04 war er Mitglied der fortschrittlichen Wiener Künstlervereinigung „Der Hagenbund". 1904-1911 lebte er in New York, wo er für das Deutsche Theater Dekorationen und Kostüme entwarf. Nach seiner Rückkehr aus den USA lebte er in seiner Geburtsstadt; im 1. Weltkrieg war er als Kriegsmaler tätig.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Henry VIII.

      London, Paris and New York, Goupil and Co., 1902. (vii) 297pp. folio, H.leather. An extensive illustrated biography of Henry VIII by A. F. Pollard. One of a limited press of 1150, of which this is number 978. Albert Frederick Pollard (16 December 1869 - 3 August 1948) was a British historian who specialized in the Tudor period. Illustrated with over 30 full-page plates, many after portraits by Holbein, including the vividly hand-colored frontispiece portrait of Henry.

      [Bookseller: Max SILVERENBERG]
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      London: J.M.Dent, 1902 (Seventh Printing) A charming squarish octavo bound in full vellum with needlework embroidery on upper cover and spine.  This volume is part of the Temple Shakespeare series, frontispiece by G. F. Watts and printed in red and black.  Some light age toning and foxing otherwise a clean copy.  Brief gift inscription on prelim dated 1904. All edges gilt.  The cover design is daisies done with green, white and cream threads in an overall Arts and Crafts design.  In the center is the title with a double embroidered border of brown thread.  The spine has six "panels" done with embroidery, each panel with a daisy.  Slight soiling to vellum and some threads worn but overall a beautiful example of an embroidered binding done in the early 1900's.

      [Bookseller: Green Gate Farm Antiquarian Books]
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        Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur Amerikanischen Sprach-und Alterthumskunde

      A Asher & Co, 1902-09 Berlin - 3 volumes; xxviii+862 pages with two fold out plates and numerous illustrations; xxxvi+1107 pages with numerous illustrations; xxx+729 pages with four maps including frontispiece, 43 plates which one folds out and numerous black and white illustrations. Royal octavo (9 7/8" x 6 3/4"). Bound in half leather with marbled boards. Three of five volumes. First edition. A few general observations on the contents of Gesammelte Abhandlungen are in order. Altogether, the set includes 127 separate articles. Most were originally published in such well-known outlets of the 1887-1919 period as ZeitschriJt jilr Ethnologie, Globus, Science, Internationales Archiv filr Ethnographie, Ethnologisches Notisblatt, Mittheilungen der Anthropologischen Gesellschajt in Wien, Verojentlichungen aus dem Kdniglichen Museum filr Volkerkunde (Berlin), and the proceedings of the various International Congresses of Americanists held during these years. Occasionally these articles, on being reprinted in the various volumes of Gesammelte Abhundlungen, were substantially enlarged and revised by their author. A few of the most important papers were written especially for these volumes, such as his well-known translations (with copious notes) of the Sahaguntine chants to the gods (Vol. I), his classic account of Tarascan culture at Contact (Vol. III), and his important descriptions of the ruins of La Quemada (Vol. III) and Teotihuacan (Vol. V). Breaking them down into categories, to illustrate again the great breadth of Seler's scholarly labors, approximately 10 are devoted to studies of the Mexican codices, 3 to Mexican calendrics, 20 to Maya hieroglyphic writing and calendrics, 3 to mythology, 2 to general Mesoamerican linguistics, 29 to analyses of archaeological objects or groups of objects, 13 to descriptions (always well illustrated) of major ruins, 6 to accounts of archaeological travels, 14 to what might be called "general ethnohistory," 4 to direct translations of Nahuatl texts, 3 to recent ethnography, 3 to Conquest history, I to geography, and 4 on miscellaneous topics. In addition to this coverage of Mesoamerican matters, which consumes the vast bulk of the volumes, 4 articles deal with North America, 3 with Central America, and 5 with South America (Andean region). The small number of articles specifically concerned with Mexican codices does not accurately reflect Seler's contribution to this field, since, as stated above, his major works here were long monographs, each thoroughly analyzing a major surviving specimen. (American Anthropologist Volume 65: p1100) Seler was born in Crossen an der Oder, Prussia, on December 5, 1849; attended Joachimsthalsche Gymnasium, Berlin, 1863-1869; attended University of Breslau before serving a year of military duty in 1870-71 during the Franco-Prussian War; returned to his studies at University of Berlin in 1871 and passed his Oberlehrer examination in 1875; taught science and mathematics until he was forced to resign because of poor health in 1879; moved to Trieste and began studying linguistics, and his interest in Pre-Columbian ethnography and archeology emerged; received his doctorate, University of Leipzig, 1887; director, American Division, Königlichen Museum für Völkerkunde in Berlin, 1904-22; his published papers and monographs made fundamental contributions to studies of aboriginal American linguistics, archaeology, native history, and ethnography; died in 1922. Condition: Corners bumped and rubbed, bookplate on front pastedowns, spines lightly rubbed. A very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        George Engleheart 1750 - 1829. Miniature Painter to George III

      London: George Bell and Sons 1902. Numbered limited edition. This is copy no. 98 of an edition limited to 112 copies, of which 100 are for sale. xv, 176 pp. Original publisher's cream coloured buckram with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Boards somewhat darkened and marked. Endpapers darkened. Leaves uncut. With numerous tissue-guarded plates. Good condition. . Good. Buckram. Limited Numbered Edition. 1902. Folio.

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        The Writings

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1902. Full Leather. Forty volumes. Octavo. The Complete Novels and Writings of Honorè De Balzac. The Renaissance Edition is limited and rare which published and consist of six copies of this set for Europe and America and this is number one. Translated by Katherine Prescott Wormley with an extensive illustrations by Geoffroy De Saint-Hilaire and other prominent artist illustrations are in two states coppertone other hand water-coloured with title tissue guard throughout set. Sumptuously bound the Renaissance Society in full contemporary purple crushed morocco, with substantial scale gilt decorations of wide dentelles frame composed with intericate and complex patterns fluer-de lys, fluerons of many floral scrolling patterns entwining foliage, with green and white onlays motif to boards, spine faded to an even brown with gilt floral decorations between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, green morè silk doublures and tan marbled endleaves, front inner covers of gilt green and purple leather turn-ins and elaborate pastdown paintings to each of the forty volumes, inner back covers of central green morocco and borders of purple morocco with gilt floral motif. A superb set in fine binding. Fine.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902. First edition. Very Good +. First edition in book form after the serial publication in the "Strand Magazine" Aug. 1901 - April 1902. An attractive copy of the book. A Very Good+ copy with some fading to the spine and minor soiling to the cloth. A faint dampstain affects the upper margin of some leaves, noted mostly at the early and late pages. Complete with all sixteen plate (including frontis) by Sidney Paget. "The Hound of The Baskervilles" was the first Holmes story Conan Doyle wrote since Holmes' death eight years before in "The Final Problem." (Although the story was set before Sherlock Holmes' end, its popularity would inspire Doyle to bring back the character entirely in "The Adventure of the Empty House.") "The Hound of The Baskervilles" is set in the Southwestern English countryside and follows a murder that takes place amidst the legend of a cursed, spectral hound. Thought of as the best and most famous of the Sherlock Holmes stories, it appeared on Le Monde's list of the 100 Books of the Century. "The Hound of The Baskervilles" was hugely popular when it was released, lines would form for copies of the The Strand: "to the delight of Greenhough Smith, the magazine's circulation rose by thirty thousand copies." (Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle). Very Good +.

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        Dream Days.

      London: , 1902. Octavo. Original olive green pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Nine black and white photogravure plates with captioned tissue guards by Maxfield Parrish. Mild rubbing to corners and ends of spine, mild soiling to boards. A very good copy. First illustrated edition. First published in 1898. A sequel to Grahame's Golden Age. Dream Days is best noted for it's inclusion of the story, The Reluctant Dragon, which served as the basis for the 1941 Walt Disney animated film of the same name.

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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

      Edinburgh and London. : William Blackwood and Sons., 1902. Good. Publishers cloth; lightl wear, spine a little toned. W.H.Smith lending library bookplate to front pastedown. Name neatly penned in contemporary hand to front pastedown. Foxed to outermost leaves. Uncut pages. Ads' at rear dated 11/02. . Second state. . Hard. 12mo. 7 3/4". . Good.

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        Novel): Diane, Priestess of Haiti, in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, LXIX, April 1902

      J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia 1902 - First, and apparently only edition. Front wrap detached, and chipped at the bottom corner, as are the edges of the first two pages (both of ads), last page of the novel has a short tear and small chip, as do a few of the following pages, else a sound and readable, good or better copy. This issue contains the only appearance of this complete novel by an African-American author. The novel features a separate title page, prints the author's name and title on the spine, and takes up a significant portion of the magazine (80 of the issue's 128 pages, with the remainder mostly comprising advertisements). Durham (1861-1919), born in Pennsylvania, was the assistant editor of the *Philadelphia Evening Bulletin*. In 1891 he was named U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo and U.S. Minister to Haiti, an office that he served in until 1893. This novel was not published elsewhere to our knowledge. Individual issues of this issue of the magazine are rare. We have never seen another offered for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        YOUTH: A NARRATIVE: and Two Other Stories.

      Edinburgh:: Blackwood and Sons,. 1902.. First edition, with ads dated "10/02." Although Cagle doesn't assign priority, one might assume copies such as this one, with ads dated October, precede those with November's ads. Three stories or novellas, including one of Conrad's most highly regarded works, HEART OF DARKNESS, which explores parallels between London and Africa as places of darkness, with little difference between so-called civilised people and those described as savages (Wikipedia). Connolly, in his MODERN MOVEMENT, calls it "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it" [Connolly 14]. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked HEART OF DARKNESS among its hundred best novels in English of the twentieth century. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, titles and floral decorations to front board in black. A very good copy with some cover aging, spine a little darkened, minor wear on corners and spine ends, and very light foxing on front page edges. .

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        Autograph musical quotation signed in full


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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine gilt lettered and decorated, front cover gilt lettered and decorated and with hound in black silhouette. Housed in a custom black cloth slipcase. Black and white frontispiece and 15 similar plates by Sidney Paget. Spine a touch darkened, extremities slightly bumped, light foxing to endpapers, front inner hinge cracked but firm, text block slightly strained in a couple of places. A very good copy. First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.

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        A Double Barrelled Detective Story

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1902. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, to front board red on gilt ground with quotation and facsimile author's signature in gilt, illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt. Housed in a custom green cloth chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 6 plates by Lucius Hitchcock. Ownership stamp to front pastedown, ownership signature and bookplate to second blank, bookseller's ticket to rear free endpaper. Spine a little faded, tips rubbed, small mark to front board, faint browning to endpapers, otherwise internally fresh. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing.

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      - (UPTON,FLORENCE)illus. GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP. Lond: Longmans 1902. Oblong 4to cloth backed pictorial boards, corners worn and edges rubbed, 3 tiny margin mends else clean, tight VG. The Golliwoggs become aeronauts! The full page color illus. are really superb. Verse by Bertha Upton (Florence's mother). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Heidelberg, 9. X. 1902. - 3 SS. 8vo. An den Musikwissenschaftler Richard Batka (1868-1922): "Am 16. Novbr findet in der hiesigen St. Peters (zugleich ‚Bachvereins')-kirche die Enthüllungsfeier der großen (wunderherrlichen!) Wandgemälde von Hans Thoma statt. Hiezu wird der Bachverein (erstmalig) das Osteroratorium des Meisters Bach, sowie das Bach'sche Lied ‚Gib dich zufrieden' im Satze für gemischten Chor musicieren. Es kommen viele Festgäste: Frau Wagner mit den Ihrigen, Humperdinck u. Frau, Mottl, Thoma, etc., die dann Abends in meinem Hause sein werden, wo ich mit Mottl die Goldbergschen Variationen auf 2 Klavieren vortragen und ein Frankfurter Sänger Lieder und Gesänge aus dem ‚Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach' singen wird. Ich möchte nun anfragen ob Ihnen hiefür eine Berichterstattung aus der Feder eines jungen Studenten (der etwas Honorar sehr gut brauchen könnte, er ist Theologe, mein Schüler und sonst Kunstbeflissener und heisst Fritz Stein) willkommen wäre und bitte zugleich dieses etwa vorgesehene Plätzchen nicht anderweitig zu vergeben [ ]." - Wolfrum war ein Vorkämpfer der Programmreform und der neudeutschen Bewegung, prägte die Bach-Renaissance und -Rezeption seiner Zeit und setzte sich besonders für Richard Strauss und Max Reger ein, deren Stil er auch für seine Kompositionen (Orchester- und Kammermusik, Chorwerke, Orgelsonaten) zum Vorbild nahm.

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        Archiv für Buchgewerbe. [Ab 1920:] Archiv für Buchgewerbe und Graphik. Gegr. v. Alexander v. Waldow.

       Lpz., Vlg. d. Deutschen Buchgewerbevereins 1902-1939. 4°. Mit zahlr. Abb. im Text und weit über 500 (tlw. gefalt., mont., farb.) Taf. OKart. (Jg. 22 in HLn., Jg. 24 in Ln.)Vorhanden: 39. Bd., 1902, Heft 1; 46. Bd., 1909, Hefte 3-9; 47. Bd., 1910, Hefte 1-3; 50. Bd., 1913, Hefte 2, 8; 52. Bd., 1915, Heft 3/4; 53. Bd., 1916, Heft 11/12; 55. Bd., 1918, Hefte 1-12; 56. Bd., 1919, Hefte 1-12; 57. Bd., 1920, Hefte 1/2, 5/6, 9/10. u. Inhalts-Uebersicht; Bd. 58, 1921, Heft 1/2; Bd. 59, 1922, Hefte 1-12; 61. Jg., 1924, Heft 4 (Sonderheft. Deutsche Pressen- und bibliophile Reihendrucke); 63. Jg., 1926, Hefte 1 u. 2. 76. Jg. 1939, Heft 11. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Buchwesen, Zeitschiften

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      Compiled and Published by Authority of the City Council, Colorado Springs, Colorado 1902 - Officers from Time of Incorporation. City Government and Officers, 1902. The Ideal City, by Mayor J. R. Robinson. Annual Reports and Financial Statements to the City Council for the Fiscal Year March 1st 1901, to March 1st 1902, and the four months March 1st to July 1st, 1902. Compiled and Published by Authority of the City Council. Edited and arranged by I. S. Harris, City Auditor, 1901-2. Original gold-printed black cloth; 269 pages, plus foldout map of the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Near fine condition. ¿Compliments of I. S. Harris, City Auditor.¿ De-acquisitioned from Colorado College Library. Illustrated volume: photographic record of city government officials; public buildings; fire and police departments; streets and water reservoirs. Map of The Colorado Springs Water System, E. W. Case, City Engineer; 24 inches by 16 inches. Not in Wynar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meyer\'s (Meyers) Grosses Konversations-Lexikon, Ein Nachschlagewerk Des Allgemeinen Wissens, 27 Bde, KOMPLETT!

      Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig, Wien, Ab 1902 6. Auflage Halblederbände Sehr gut Sechste, gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Mit mehr als 11000 Abbildungen im Text und auf über 1400 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 130 Textbeilagen. 27 Bände,VOLLSTÄNDIG! Die schönste Auflage des Meyer\'s Lexikon mit zahlreichen farbigen Tafeln in Chromolithographie, alles mit Seidenpapier geschützt und völlig sauber. Prachtausgabe mit Eichenblätter-Dekor, Halbleder, Rücken minimal berieben, zwei kleine Flecken auf Band 8, Bände 21-24 etwas dunkler. Kapitale/Kapitalbände mit geringen Abriebspuren, aber völlig intakt. Dazu 3 Kriegsnachträge-Bände in gleicher Ausstattung (Lederimitat). Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand für diese rare, vollständige Enzyklopädie. Bände meist ungelesen. Kriegsnachtrag I, (Erster Teil) 1916. Kriegsnachtrag II, (Zweiter Teil), 1917. Kriegsnachtrag III, (Dritter Teil), 1920. Die vollständige 27-bändige Ausgabe (mit Ergänzungsband, 3 Supplement-Bänden und den 3 Kriegsnachträgen) sind heutzutage vollständig kaum erhältlich. +++ Versand in 6 Paketen, 16,5 x 25 Cm, ca 50 kg.. +++ Stichwörter: Lexikon Lexika Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Lexikalisches Geschichte Militaria Universales Wissen Rarität Rara Erster Weltkrieg Meyers Nachschlagewerk Versand D: 5,50 EUR Lexikon Lexika Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Lexikalisches Geschichte Militaria Universales Wissen Rarität Rara Erster Weltkrieg Meyers

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        Famous Jews, Men and Women in the History of Human Culture: Biographies and Characteristics of Great Persons of the Present and Future].

      Odessa - 1903 1902 - Two vols, octavo (25 x 17.5 cm). Title, VI, 552 pp, with 2 ll. facsimile and multiple ill. in text, incl. 17 full page; Title, IX, 424 ?., with multiple ill. in text, incl. 6 full page; spotting throughout, 1 leaf in vol 2 loose. Publisher's cloth with decorative spines and uppers boards stamped in gilt; slightly rubbed, gilt darkened. Impressive and substantial work, which through biographies of prominent personalities demonstrates the importance of contribution made by Jewish people to the world cultural, social and scientific development. The two volumes comprise stories of lives and achievements of composers and musicians Georges Bizet and Anton Rubinstein, sculptor Mark Antokolsky, writers Max Nordau and Theodor Herzl, historians Heinrich Grätz and Flavius Josephus, doctor Cesare Lombroso and many others. The work is of particular interest because of the great number of photographs and other illustrative matter, brought together for the first time, from sources either unknown or not readily accessible. Adolph Kohut (1848 - 1917) was a German writer, journalist and a member of the Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Besides publishing more than 200 books and monographs, Kohut was a frequent contributor to the literary periodicals of Germany, Hungary, and America. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      N.P.: le baron Joseph Vitta 1902. N.P.: le baron Joseph Vitta: , (1902). N.P.: le baron Joseph Vitta (1902). Elaborate documentation of the remarkable collaboration of Jules Chéret, Félix Bracquemond and Alexandre Charpentier in the decoration of the billard room at the Villa La Sapinière in Evian, home of baron Joseph Vitta, an important French art patron and collector of the period. The text, written by the important art critic Roger Marx, is supplemented by a series of fine heliogravure photographic plates of the interior, furniture, sculpture, murals and other decorative features of the room. Edition limited to 200 copies only. Loose as issued in portfolio, sheets measuring 45 x 33 cm.; (iv) blank + (iv) + 32 pp. with decorative head and tail pieces + 23 heliogravure plates, some folding + (iv) blank. Original printed white paper covered and cloth backed portfolio; silk ties lacking; a short tear along crease of one inner flap; occasional foxing, but a very good copy.

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        Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei in Theorie und Praxis

      1902 - Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei in Theorie und Praxis : in vier Bänden mit mehr als 100 Textabbildungen und einem Atlas / von Claudius Saunier. Bd. 1 - 4, Atlasbd. und 2 Ergänzungsbde. (7 Bände). - 3. Aufl., nach der letzten Aufl. des Originalwerks durchgesehen und hrsg. von M. Loeske. - Bautzen : Hübner, 1902/15. - 23 x 16 cm. OLeinenbände. - Bd 1: XII, 419 S. ; Bd. 2: VIII, 290 S. ; Bd. 3: VIII, 440 S. ; Bd. 4: 187 S. ; Bd. 5: Ergänzungen zum Hauptwerke ; Teil 1, Die Räderuhr : 12 Kapitel mit 157 Textfiguren, 4 Porträts und vielen Tabellen / zum Selbstunterrichte und zum Gebrauche in fachlichen Lehranst. bearb. von C. Dietzschold. ; Bd. 5: Ergänzungen zum Hauptwerke ; Teil 2, Die elektrischen Uhren : 20 Kapitel mit 345 Textfiguren und 8 Tafeln, sowie 9 Tabellen / verf. von Gustav Krumm. ; Bd 7: Atlas mit 21 gef. Taf. /Einbände lädiert, Band 4 mit ergänztem Titelblatt, Seiten schwach gebräunt, sonst tadellos/ - Berühmtes und preisgekröntes Werk des französischen Uhrmachers und Fachlehrers Claudius Saunier (1816 - 1896), durch Moritz Grossmann, einem Glashütter Uhrenfabrikanten, ins Deutsche übertragen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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