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        Von der Pflanze zum Ornament.

      Göppingen Verlag von Jllig & Müller (ca ) 1902 - (EA); ca 52x35 cm; illustr. Titelblatt, 1 Blatt Tafelerklärungen und 30 farbig lith. Tafeln; illustr. Originalmappe (Mappe etwas bestoßen, Flügel mit kleinen Einrissen; Tafeln tadellos) 0,000 gr. Ornamentik [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        Herders Konversations-Lexikon 3.Auflage, 8 Bände (A-Z), 1902-1907, Prachtausgabe

      Herdersche Verlagshandlung 1902-1907, Freiburg im Breisgau - Herders Konversations-Lexikon. Dritte (3.) Auflage. Prachtausgabe mit Kopfgoldschnitt. 8 Bände (A-Z komplett). Freiburg im Breisgau, Herdersche Verlagshandlung, 1902-1907. Sehr selten & mit beeindruckenden Einbandgestaltung: Lederrücken mit Goldprägungen; dunkelgrüne Buchdeckel strukturiert gearbeitet; Kopfgoldschnitt; dekorativer, farbenprächtigen Buchschnitt. Illustrierte Vorsätze. Format ca. 25 x 18 cm. Zusammen fast 14.500 Spalten. Wie auch den ersten drei Originalbildern zu entnehmen, erscheint die Rückenfront in überaus dekorativer Ansicht. Farblich noch durchgängig einheitlich, einschließlich der Rückenschilder. Auch die Goldverzierungen sind wunderbar erhalten, ebenso der beeindruckende Buchschnitt sowie die Buchdeckel; bei letzteren lediglich anzumerken, dass sie bei vier Bänden leicht in sich verzogen sind. Einband berieben. Stärker bestoßen bzw. berieben an den Buchecken sowie bei vier Büchern den Außengelenken & Deckelecken. An den Außengelenken finden sich kleinere bis kleine Einrisse, bei einem Band zudem an der Rückenkante. Innen sauber, alles fest eingebunden, kein unangenehmer Geruch. Alle Abbildungen & Karten einwandfrei erhalten. Von insgesamt nur etwa fünf Flecken abgesehen keine Fleckigkeit. Ein Vorsatz & Schmutzblatt etwas angeschmutzt. Eine Seite lose, in einem Band ist am Titelblatt mittig die Bindung zu sehen (dort auch eine Doppelseite fast lose). 20000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Just So Stories For Little Children.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1902. With illustrations by the author. Large octavo. Original red pictorial cloth, titles to front board and spine in black and white. With 22 plates by the author. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Spine and board edges faded, lettering and decorations flaked away to spine, light foxing to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding, of Kipling's famous collection of 12 stories and 12 poems including "How the Camel Got His Hump" and "How the Leopard Got His Spots." The white blocking to the spine and boards famously failed to adhere on the first issue binding, with the result that most copies now lack significant portions of it; the paint formula was changed for the second issue.

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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

      London: Blackwood, 1902. FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 7-3/8" x 5-1/8". Bound in fine full light blue polished calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered red and green spine labels, covers double ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, by Bayntun. Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, internally clean and bright, a FINE COPY. Includes Conrad's celebrated short story "The Heart Of Darkness" from which the film "Apocalypse Now" was adapted. Described by Connolly in his Modern Movement as "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it."

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        CORONATION DURBAR, DELHI 1903. Programme and Diary for the Central Camp.

      Govt of India, Delhi 1902 - CORONATION DURBAR, DELHI. No publication details and no title page [as is often the case with official and semi official publications in the Curzon era; the Viceroy’s autumn tour programmes also used only the gilt title on the cover as in this case] but probably published by the Military Secretary to the Viceroy, 1902. 12mo. 4 folding maps and plans [the Delhi 1903 map which should be in the rear pocket is lacking as is the 1857 map form the front pocket], [i] Index of maps and Plans, [i] Table of Contents, [i] Calendar for 1903, 65pp Programme. Original full red leather gilt, front board gilt blocked with the title beneath an imperial crown top left, gilt ruled spine, the binding sound but rubbed along the joints and with some wear, original marbled endpapers but the front one split along the hinge leaving the text block [which is very clean thorughout] pulling away from the spine, all edges red, the contents very clean. The maps and plans listed comprise: Plan of the British Position at Delhi maintained from 8th June to 14th September 1857, on a scale of 4 inches to a mile. [lacking from front pocket], Plan of Camps, Delhi Coronation Durbar, 1902-1903 on a scale of 2 inches to a mile [lacking from rear pocket], Central Camp on a scale of 12 inches to a mile, Skeleton Map of Delhi and Part of Civil Station showing the route ot be followed by the Procession on December 29th 1902 on a scale of 6inches to a mile, Plan showing the Distribution of Troops and General Arrangements for the Coronation Durbar, January 1st 1903 on a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile, small folding map of Delhi for the excursions) on a scale of 1 inch to a mile. The Programme is printed on facing pages only leaving left hand pages free for notes and is as follows: p 1 a summary of the Programme from December 29th 1902 to January 10th 1903. pp 2-14 a diary showing a page a day divided into morning, afternoon and evening. In this case the diary has been filled in for several of the more important days in a neat hand by the owner [more details below]. pp 15 - 17 VICEROY’S CAMP List of Guests p 18 List of Central Camps 21 camps listed [Governors, Lt Governors, Chief Commissioners etc, with the Residents of the four senior rulers, Hyderabad, Mysore, Baroda, & Kashmir. pp 19 - 20 Ruling Chiefs. This list comprises 94 Indian Princes, the Ruler of Nepal, and 6 Shan Chiefs from Burma. pp 21 - 29 PROCESSION ON ARRIVAL. This section gives the order of march for the State Entry, including those who will be elephants and those in carriages, preliminary disposition of elephants, etc and details of the close of the procession. pp 30 - 37 DURBAR. This section gives the objexts of the Durbar, defines those attending, arrangement of seats, military arrangements, arrivals, arrival of the Viceroy, opening of the Durbar, the Proclamation, His Excellency’s address, the Presentation of the Ruling Chiefs. pp 28 - 43 Ceremonial.at Grand Chapter of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India. This section details the ceremonial of the highest order specifically related to Indian serviced and lists those who are to invested with CSI, KCSI, or GCSI. pp 44 - 52 EXHIBITION OF INDIAN ARTS. Notes on the various features of the exhibits. pp 53 - 59 Imperial Forces at Delhi. Composition of the various Brigades with the names of Divisional and Brigade commanders, including Corps troops, the Imperial Service Contingent [under Colonel S Beatson, Volunteer Contingent, etc. pp 60 - 62 INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP. This section lists entrants [not with individual members of teams], ties, and has a list of the names of the Delhi Polo Club Committee [President - Colonel C W Muir]. The interesting manuscript entries in the diary section make it possible to identify the original owner of this copy as Rear Admiral Sir Charles Carter Drury, K.C.S.I., Commander in Chief of His Majesty’s Naval Forces in the East Indies [1846 - 1914] who notes on Durbar day morning "A magnificent sight & splendidly done, saw it mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BATES AND HINDMARCH]
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        Arbeiter-Wohnungen. Neue Folge. Ausgeführte Gebäude enthaltend Wohnungen von zwei und drei Zimmern mit Fassaden in farbiger Darstellung, Grundrissen, Schnitten und Details.

      Stuttgart, Wittwer, o. J. (1902). - 1 Bl. 60 farb. lithograph. Tafeln. Erste Ausgabe dieser Dokumentation der vom Büro Böklen und Feil ausgeführten Häuser in Stuttgart Ostheim und Westheim, selten. - Richard Böklens (1861 - 1934) absolvierte sein Studium an der Königlich Württembergischen Baugewerkschule Stuttgart (heutige Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart) unter Joseph von Egle. Nach seinem Studium "ging Richard Böklen nach Berlin zu Ernst von Ihne, wo er unter anderem beim Bau des Schlosses Friedrichshof, beim Umbau des Berliner Schlosses und am Wettbewerbsentwurf für das Kaiser-Wilhelm-Nationaldenkmal mitarbeitete. In dieser Zeit begegnete er Carl Feil, mit dem er 1895 ein gemeinsames Architekturbüro in der Stuttgarter Eberhardstraße eröffnete (als „Bureau für Architektur und Kunstgewerbe"). . Im Jahr 1896 wurde Richard Böklen als Regierungsbaumeister (Assessor in der staatlichen Bauverwaltung) bei der Königlichen Domänendirektion in Stuttgart beschäftigt. 1901 wurde er zum Professor an der Baugewerkschule Stuttgart ernannt. Als freischaffender Architekt (zusammen mit Carl Feil) wie auch als Professor der Baugewerkschule Stuttgart baute Richard Böklen insgesamt sieben Kirchen in Württemberg, darunter die Lutherkirche in Cannstatt, außerdem Arbeitersiedlungen in Stuttgart. Einer seiner Schüler war Gustav Epple, der spätere Gründer des Bauunternehmens Epple. Ende der 1920er Jahre wurde das Büro Böklen und Feil geschlossen, so dass sich Böklen nur noch seiner Tätigkeit als Dozent widmete" (Wikipedia Abruf vom 25.03.2016). - Leicht gebräunt und fleckig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 Fol. Lose in OLwd.-Mappe (Rücken fachmännisch erneuert, bestoßen, Bänder defekt). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Album von 12 gefalt. kolor. Doppelschniztwerken von japanischen Damen u. ihren zeitgenössischen Kostümen in Natur geschildert. Bl. Gr.: 220 x 380 mm

      Tokyo [1902] OLWd.-Mappe, 8°, mit 12 gefalt. Graphiken, nahezu unbeschädigt, Deckel leicht berieben, innen in besonders guter Zustand.Japanica, Kunst- u. Kulturgeschichte, Mode, Kostüme, Garderobe

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Kinetische Theorie des Warmegleichgewichtes und des zweiten Hauptsatzes der Thermodynamik (Kinetic theory of heat equilibrium and the Second Law of Thermodynamics).

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1902 - Presentation Offprint from Annalen der Physik, Series 4, Volume 9; pp. 417-433. First Edition Offprint. Weil 3, Boni 3. NOTE: Weil incorrectly lists this article as being on pages 417-435. Boni has the correct pagination, as above. This is the first of three papers published by Einstein in 1902-1904 (Weil/Boni 3-5) that recycled and expanded the work he had done in his rejected doctoral dissertation regarding statistical mechanics. "The first paper [Weil 3] used the atomic theory of gases to derive the famous second law of thermodynamics, correcting Boltzmann's alleged mistakes along the way. No sooner had he finished his paper however, than he set out again in a second paper [Eine Theorie der Gurndlagen der Thermodynamik], to derive the law again in a more general and powerful way that would apply to mechanical systems, not just gases. Then, after one of his patent office colleagues pointed out a flaw in his reasoning, he produced yet another [Weil 5], even more general, paper that extended his statistical legerdemain even to electromagnetic fields It took Albert two years to finish these three papers and publish them in the Annalen der Physik, where the last one appeared in the sping of 1904, but they did not set the world of physics on fire. But even if they did not shake up science, the papers had a lasting influence on Albert's style as a scientist. The notion that one could start with a simple fact or supposition, such as the existence of atoms, and construct, on the basis of pure logic, a grand sweeping principle such as the second law of thermodynamics would remain with him for the rest of his life as the very model of what a physical theory should be." (Overbye, pp. 96-97)[WE HAVE A FULLER WRITE UP OF THIS PAPER BUT IT IS TOO LONG FOR ABE SPACE REQUIRMENTS. FOR A COPY OF THAT FULLER DESCRIPTION, PLEASE CONTACT ATHENA RARE BOOKS DIRECTLY.] A presentation offprint without the original printed wraps. Binding edge with five small "notches" - most likely from some terim binding from which this copy has been liberated. Overall, clean and bright. A fine copy of this text. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA EN EL SIGLO XIX. Sucesos políticos, económicos, sociales y artísticos, acaecidos durante el mismo. Detallada narración de sus acontecimientos y extenso juicio crítico de sus hombres. Ilustrada por J. Passos y P. Bejar

      - Barcelona, Miguel Seguí, Editor, 1902 7 tomos en 8 vol. (el 7º en dos partes), de 27,5x21 cm., en holandesa editorial estampada, T-1: XIII+687 págs.+1 h.+11 láminas; T-2: 765 págs.+1 h.+6 láminas; T-3: 864 págs.+6 láminas; T-4: 1086 págs.+1 h.+9 láminas; T-5: 989 págs.+1 h.+9 láminas; T-6: 956 págs.+1 h.+7 láminas y T-7: 1951 págs.+4 h.+14 láminas (falta la última). Todos los tomos con numerosas ilustraciones

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        RECORDS OF THE INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NORTH-WEST PROVINCES OF INDIA DURING THE MUTINY OF 1857 Including Correspondence with the Supreme Government, Delhi, Cawnpore, and Other Places.

      T & T Clark, Edinburgh 1902 - 2 VOLUMES "presented by, and now arranged under the superintendence of Sir William Muir, KCSI, DCL, then in charge of the Intelligence Department, and subsequently Lieutenant-Governor, North-West Provinces. Edited by WILLIAM COLDSTREAM". 559pp & 398pp. Original red cloth gilt, a little rubbing and veryt minor wear, internally very clean and tight copy of this scarce work, the only ownership marks are light pencil signatures to the half titles although the top margin of each title page has been torn away [probably becaus it had a family name on it. Luckily this has not affected the printing apart from a slight area o the "the" on the titel page of volume 2. An invaluable primary source containing communications from most of the important names associated with the events of the Mutiny in Agra, Delhi, Lucjknow, Cawnpore, etc. Ladendorf 840; Jain 877. This title is now difficult to find: the last copy we had was over ten years ago. Size: 8vo

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles.

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front board copied from the original boards gilt and in black, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece and 16 plates. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Trachten und Sitten im Elsass. [Costumes et coutumes en Alsace]

      Strassburg: Elsaessische Druckerei, 1902. Folio. Red and beige morocco with silk end papers, a little rubbed. Book block split in two in the interior due to very heavy weight. Fully attached to binding. XII, 300 pp. and 61 color plates. Colas, nos. 1788 & 1789.

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        The Book of Job [signed limited edition][signed modeled goatskin binding by Annie S. MacDonald]

      London & Edinburgh: George Bell & Sons/The Abbey Press, 1902. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. One of 31 copies, printed on Japanese vellum, and signed by the artist Robert T. Rose, with a hand-coloured Ex-Libris plate. This copy bound in mediaeval-style full modeled white morocco by renowned binder Annie S. MacDonald, with cover designs after William Blake. Nicely toned to a middle-brown patina. Measures 18x24x2cm. Some mild shelf and handling wear; covers slightly warped. Offsetting to endpapers, edges toned. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. A sound and handsome copy with a remarkable and rare, really unique, fine binding. Mrs. MacDonald, inspired by William Morris, was associated with both the Edinburgh Arts and Crafts Club and the Guild of Women Binders. This particluar example is signed by her on the rear board "ASM 1903". xvi,99[+11]pp..

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        Dichter, Maler und Zeichner (1832-1908): Eigenh. Antwortbrief mit e. U. (\"W. B.\").

      Mechtshausen, März 1902. 8°. 1 S., \"[…] Sehr geehrter Herr Trojan! Offen gesagt, ist es mir ja lieb, wenn grad Sie was über mich schreiben; aber nicht deshalb, sondern lediglich, weil wir wissen, daß Sie ein Mann sind, der schöne Gedichte macht, sollen Sie meinen Angehörigen und mir recht freundlich willkommen sein. Ein genauer Wink über die Zeit Ihres Besuchs, womöglich ein paar Tage vorher, dürfte der Sicherheit wegen wohl rathsam erscheinen. Bestellen Sie den Wagen vom Bahnhofshotel in Seesen, so bringt er Sie in etwa ¾ [Bohne 1338 schreibt falsch: ½] Stunden hierher. Mit Dank für den liebenswürdigen Brief Ihr ergebenster W. B.\" - // - Diesen Antwortbrief verfasste Wilhelm Buschs auf der Rückseite des letzten Blattes des Briefes seines Schriftsellerkollegen Johannes Trojan (1837-1915) an ihn. Trojan war 1886-1903 Chefredakteur des \"Kladderadatsch\" und wurde im Laufe der mit unserem Schreiben angebahnten Beziehung mit Wilhelm Busch und dessen Familie befreundet. Trojan plante, für den \"Tag\" (illustrierte Unterhaltungsbeilage) einen Artikel zu Buschs 70. Geburtstag zu verfassen. Er wollte den berühmten Kollegen interviewen und hatte [auf der Rückseite unseres Blattes] geschrieben: \"[…] wenn dies Bekanntmachen auf nicht ungeschickte Weise geschieht, so können Sie auch nichts dagegen haben. Eine Zeit lang dachte ich auch darüber, ob ich mich Ihnen nicht in irgend einer Verkleidung nähern sollte, etwa als Bettler oder als Lebensversicherungsagent oder als reisender Grundmarsbesitzer oder einfach als Besucher, dann aber dachte ich, es wäre das Beste doch, auch in dieser Sache, ganz offen und ehrlich zu verfahren. Das tue ich hiermit und bitte Sie um einen freundlichen Bescheid. Ihr sehr ergebener J. Trojan.\" - // - Busch hat die leere Rückseite dieses an ihn gerichteten Briefes für den Entwurf seiner Antwort benutzt, die dann noch einmal von ihm abgeschrieben und per Post an Trojan verschickt wurde. So konnte er als tüchtiger Hausvater Papier sparen und das Schreiben an ihn und seine Antwort zusammen für sich und uns aufbewahren. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autograph, Autographs

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        Don Quixote de la Mancha; Translated From The Spanish by P.A. Motteux

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1902 - 445, 484, 512, 508 pages. 26.5 x 17.5 cm. Edition-De-Luxe, copy 28 of 130 numbered sets. Plates in three states after works by Lalauze, all with tissue guards. Wide text margins, interior contents fresh, offsetting to endpapers, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt, light joint and extremity rubbing, uncut and partially unopened. Three quarter polished brown calf and brown cloth. Very good. 4 vols [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        TYPHOON

      1902. Greiffenhagen, Maurice. [the fine Barton Currie copy] Illustrated by Maurice Greiffenhagen. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. 4 pp undated ads. Original dark green cloth pictorially decorated in orange and grey. First Edition of Conrad's first book to be illustrated -- the famous tale about Captain MacWhirr, Jukes and the Chinamen on board the "Nan-Shan." The principal character is none of the above, but the typhoon itself. The London edition, which included three additional stories but was unillustrated, did not appear until 1903.~This is a handsome copy, fine and bright -- with the small leather bookplate of the journalist and renowned collector Barton Currie (1877-1962). This has become quite a scarce book in this condition. Cagle A8a.

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        Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet

      John Murray 1902 - Leather spine over black boards. Fine binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Stamp on title page. 285 pages. 34 illustrations and maps, 6 of which are folding. Large color map of Tibet at rear. Sarat Chandra Das (1849-1917) was a Bengali scholar of Tibet. Das has been described as "a traveler, explorer.linguist, a lexicographer, an ethnographer and an eminent Tibetologist." Das was also a British spy. Born in Chittagong, Das trained as an engineer in Calcutta. He became headmaster of the Bhutia Boarding School in Darjeeling. Bhutia was a school for Sikkimese and Tibetan boys, many of who would be trained to fill a special place in the British colonial regime, the role of a Pundit. Das became a "pundit" (and an instructor at the school) for British intelligence. Pundits acted as a network of British-trained operatives who were tasked to make inroads in the foreboding inner regions of Asia where white embassies could not gain entry. Tibet and other inland areas were increasingly gaining attention from competing British, Russian and Chinese economic and strategic interests. Derek Waller speculates that the character of Huree Chunder Mookerjee in Kipling's Kim was based on Das, p.193. As a teacher, Das learned Tibetan to speak with his students. He read the limited books on the region available, notably of Bogle (1773-5) and Manning's travels (1811) to Tibet. Manning and Bogle were the last successful British explorations of Tibet, a nation who steadfastly resisted western intrusion. Das's language ability secured him entry with his colleague, Lama Ugyen Gyasto, to Tashilhunpo monastery in 1879, as the Prime Minister wished to learn Hindi from him. In 1881, Das returned to Tashilhunpo and made his way to Lhasa, Sakya, and the Tsangpo River. There he met with Thupten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama (d. 1933) and returned to Darjeeling with a Yak loaded with over 200 Tibetan manuscripts. After Das was revealed to be a British agent, Tibetan authorities increased restrictions on travelers and the Minister who had sponsored his entry was put to death. What makes Das's expedition so interesting is that he successfully brought back a wealth of information on an unknown land to the larger world. The Tibet that Das glimpsed is now gone, with the passage of history and destructive forces of modernity and Chinese domination. This book compiles the story of Das's journey, his reports, photographs, diagrams, ethnographic observations, etc of a lost Tibet. Das went on to become an important Tibetan scholar and author an extensive multi-volume dictionary. The British would not successfully return to Tibet until 1903-4, with Colonel Francis Edward Younghusband's exhibition (invasion and massacre of ~5000 Tibetans). (Significantly, Younghusband was the President of the Royal Geographical Society, which notably published the 1902 edition of Das's book. An interesting, and dark connection to Das's legacy.) Ref: Derek Waller's The Pundits: British Exploration of Tibet and Central Asia. University Press of Kentucky, 1990, pp. 193-209. Also, Samanth Subramanian's superb piece in the New York Times Magazine, March 20, 2016, p. MM61. Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia, Kodansha, 1992. Yakushi D55, Yakushi D356. Marshall 1459 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sea Lady: A Tissue of Moonshine.

      London: Methuen & Co. 1902 - 8vo. 301 pp. plus a 47-page publisher's catalogue dated March 1910 bound in at the rear. Red cloth over boards with gilt titling on the front panel and on the spine. Light bumping to the corners and to some of the edges, and dusting to the covers. Spine has darkened a bit. Tanning to the front end-papers. Inscribed on the half-title: 'Richard .H. G. Wells' with a drawing of a mermaid holding what appears to be a mirror. The 'Sea Lady' is a mermaid. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet

      John Murray; E. P. Dutton & Company 1902 - Bound in publisher's green cloth. Gilt lettered and stamp of the Royal Geographical Society on front cover. Library stamps and markings to edges. 285 pages. 34 illustrations and maps, 6 of which are folding. Large color map of Tibet at rear. Tears to anchors of fold outs. Sarat Chandra Das (1849-1917) was a Bengali scholar of Tibet. Das has been described as "a traveler, explorer.linguist, a lexicographer, an ethnographer and an eminent Tibetologist." (Waller, p. 193) Das was also a British spy. Born in Chittagong, Das trained as an engineer in Calcutta. He became headmaster of the Bhutia Boarding School in Darjeeling. Bhutia was a school for Sikkimese and Tibetan boys, many of who would be trained to fill a special place in the British colonial regime, the role of a Pundit. Das became a "pundit" (and an instructor at the school) for British intelligence. Pundits acted as a network of British-trained operatives who were tasked to make inroads in the foreboding inner regions of Asia where white embassies could not gain entry. Tibet and other inland areas were increasingly gaining attention from competing British, Russian and Chinese economic and strategic interests. Derek Waller speculates that the character of Huree Chunder Mookerjee in Kipling's Kim was based on Das, p.193. As a teacher, Das learned Tibetan to speak with his students. He read the limited books on the region available, notably of Bogle (1773-5) and Manning's travels (1811) to Tibet. Manning and Bogle were the last successful British explorations of Tibet, a nation who steadfastly resisted western intrusion. Das's language ability secured him entry with his colleague, Lama Ugyen Gyasto, to the Tashilhunpo monastery in 1879, as the Prime Minister wished to learn Hindi from him. In 1881, Das returned to Tashilhunpo and made his way to Lhasa, Sakya, and the Tsangpo River. There he met with Thupten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama (d. 1933) and returned to Darjeeling with a Yak loaded with over 200 Tibetan manuscripts. After Das was revealed to be a British agent, Tibetan authorities increased restrictions on travelers and the Minister who had sponsored his entry was put to death. What makes Das's expedition so interesting is that he successfully brought back a wealth of information on an unknown land to the larger world. The Tibet that Das glimpsed is now gone, with the passage of history and the destructive forces of modernity and Chinese domination. This book compiles the story of Das's journey, his reports, photographs, diagrams, ethnographic observations, etc of a lost Tibet. Das went on to become an important Tibetan scholar and author an extensive multi-volume dictionary. The British would not successfully return to Tibet until 1903-4, with Colonel Francis Edward Younghusband's exhibition (invasion and massacre of ~5000 Tibetans, Younghusband suffered 5 casualties). Significantly, Younghusband was the President of the Royal Geographical Society, which notably published the 1902 edition of Das's book. An interesting, and dark connection to Das's legacy, which speaks to the relationship of knowledge to subjugation. Refs: Derek Waller's The Pundits: British Exploration of Tibet and Central Asia. University Press of Kentucky, 1990, 193-209 pp. Also, Samanth Subramanian's superb piece, The Spy Who Fell for Tibet in the New York Times Magazine, March 20, 2016, p. MM61. Sanberg, Graham. "Exploration of Tibet Its History & Particulars from 1623 to 1904." Thacker Spink, 1904, 163-172 pp. Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia, Kodansha, 1992. Yakushi D55, Yakushi D356. Marshall 1459 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Von der Pflanze zum Ornament.

      Göppingen. Jllig und Müller.(ca. 1902). 52 x 37 cm. Folio. Original illustr. Halbleinwandmappe. Etwas fleckig u. bestoß. Rücken leicht aufgepl. Gustav Kolb (1867 in Leidringen - 1943 in Stuttgart) war ein deutscher Kunsterzieher. Als Herausgeber der Zeitschrift Kunst und Jugend und als Verfasser des in vielen Schulen verwendeten Standardwerks Bildhaftes Gestalten als Aufgabe der Volkserziehung prägte er die Kunsterziehung, bis im 1934 die Schriftleitung entzogen wurde. 1901 veröffentlichte er zusammen mit seinem Freund und Kollegen Karl Gmelich ein Tafelwerk Von der Pflanze zum Ornament. Statt des damals in den Lehrplänen geforderten Kopierens historischer Vorlagen wollten sie \" die Jugend anleiten zum gewissenhaften sachlichen Studium der Pflanze, deren Wachstums- und Bildungsgesetze und typische Grundfomen es klar zu erkennen und mit den einfachsten Mitteln darzustellen gilt \".; - These very decorative Art Nouveau plates show the decorative use of plants and flowers in ornamentation. Some plates show the patterns, while others show how the patterns were derived form shapes found in nature. Many plates feature iridescent gold colouring that blends beautifully with the deep, rich tons. - Mit 30 farbigen Tafeln und erläuternden Text. - Titelblatt und Textblatt fleckig, Tafeln meist sauber. Lose in der Mappe. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Ornamente; Pflanzen, Kunstgeschichte, Kunstgewerbe und -handwerk; Tafelband; Werkausgaben

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        The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Preface

      Hythe, England: Pvtly ptd for the Author by J. Lovick, 1902. First edition thus, one of 100 copies. 8 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. stapled without wrappers as issued. Green half morocco slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of Charles Bain Hoyt. First edition thus, one of 100 copies. 8 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The First Separate Printing of Conrad's Artistic Credo. Cagle A3f; Wise 12

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        The Virginian A Horseman Of The Plains

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with gilt, black and red text and decorations stamped in the spine and front board. The heel of the spine is rubbed and worn in three very small areas causing slight, shallow breaks in the cloth none any deeper than 1/16". An old bookseller's label is afixed to the lower inside edge of the first free end page; otherwise, there are no markings or indications of previous ownership. Without its extremely scarce, red cloth dust jacket. This copy is accompanied by a signed, handwritten letter by Owen Wister to "My Dear Miss Layton" for her note to him about "The Virginian" confirming that such a person never existed except "in a general way". The letter is dated Nov. 14, 1903, a year and eight months after the publication of the book. 504 pages of text followed by 6 pages of ads. Illustrated with 8 plates by Arthur I. Keller which are all present. An extremely bright and handsome copy of a classic western fiction title without a hint of soiling or fading. (Johnson/Blanck, p547; Bruccoli & Clark p392; Graff. 4725; Reese, Six Score, 116)

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        A DISSERTATION UPON SECOND FIDDLES

      Grant Richards, London 1902 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-270 [271: blank] [272: printer's imprint], original brown cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed. First edition. This oddly titled, but glorious volume . [which] appeared in 1902 under the Grant Richards imprint, is a collection of four novellas loosely linked by both a common theme and the reappearance of certain minor characters from one tale to another. Stylistically, the novellas are a great improvement over the earlier short stories. O'Sullivan has discovered humor, albeit of a midnight-black variety, and perhaps a new literary master as well. The lean, razor-sharp intelligence of Baudelaire that had heretofore served as O'Sullivan's literary Pharos has been supplanted by a more discursive, grandly baroque manner of expression. O'Sullivan now sounds like nothing so much as an English-language Leon Bloy. The first section, "Of Kindred," presents another mysterious stranger offering a deal too good to be true to another desperate protagonist. But whereas in the earlier story, "The Bargain of Rupert Orange," the Mephistopheles figure is a real demon, and Orange, a man within an ace of starving to death in a garret, in this tale an aging titled hypochondriac has a run-in with a mysterious German academic with a novel theory on the prolongation of life. (Briefly it consists of identifying your strongest enemies and gifting them with annuities that expire upon your death, thus turning their hatred into fervent wishes for your continued good health.) The black humor aspect involves one enemy misunderstanding the arrangement and literally killing the goose that laid the golden egg." - Andrew Mangravite. Not in the Colbeck catalogue. Mild rubbing to cloth at edges, small spot to rear cover, endpapers tanned, hairline crack along inner rear hinge, a very good copy. "Library" is blind-stamped on the front cover, but there are no library marks inside or outside. A very scarce book. (#155530) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dichter, Maler und Zeichner (1832-1908): Eigenh. Antwortbrief mit e. U. ("W. B.").

      Mechtshausen, März 1902. 8°. 1 S., - "[ ] Sehr geehrter Herr Trojan! Offen gesagt, ist es mir ja lieb, wenn grad Sie was über mich schreiben; aber nicht deshalb, sondern lediglich, weil wir wissen, daß Sie ein Mann sind, der schöne Gedichte macht, sollen Sie meinen Angehörigen und mir recht freundlich willkommen sein. Ein genauer Wink über die Zeit Ihres Besuchs, womöglich ein paar Tage vorher, dürfte der Sicherheit wegen wohl rathsam erscheinen. Bestellen Sie den Wagen vom Bahnhofshotel in Seesen, so bringt er Sie in etwa ¾ [Bohne 1338 schreibt falsch: ½] Stunden hierher. Mit Dank für den liebenswürdigen Brief Ihr ergebenster W. B." - // - Diesen Antwortbrief verfasste Wilhelm Buschs auf der Rückseite des letzten Blattes des Briefes seines Schriftsellerkollegen Johannes Trojan (1837-1915) an ihn. Trojan war 1886-1903 Chefredakteur des "Kladderadatsch" und wurde im Laufe der mit unserem Schreiben angebahnten Beziehung mit Wilhelm Busch und dessen Familie befreundet. Trojan plante, für den "Tag" (illustrierte Unterhaltungsbeilage) einen Artikel zu Buschs 70. Geburtstag zu verfassen. Er wollte den berühmten Kollegen interviewen und hatte [auf der Rückseite unseres Blattes] geschrieben: "[ ] wenn dies Bekanntmachen auf nicht ungeschickte Weise geschieht, so können Sie auch nichts dagegen haben. Eine Zeit lang dachte ich auch darüber, ob ich mich Ihnen nicht in irgend einer Verkleidung nähern sollte, etwa als Bettler oder als Lebensversicherungsagent oder als reisender Grundmarsbesitzer oder einfach als Besucher, dann aber dachte ich, es wäre das Beste doch, auch in dieser Sache, ganz offen und ehrlich zu verfahren. Das tue ich hiermit und bitte Sie um einen freundlichen Bescheid. Ihr sehr ergebener J. Trojan." - // - Busch hat die leere Rückseite dieses an ihn gerichteten Briefes für den Entwurf seiner Antwort benutzt, die dann noch einmal von ihm abgeschrieben und per Post an Trojan verschickt wurde. So konnte er als tüchtiger Hausvater Papier sparen und das Schreiben an ihn und seine Antwort zusammen für sich und uns aufbewahren. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Pothunters.

      London: Adam & Charles Black,, 1902. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in silver, trophy motif to front board and spine silver. Housed in a custom blue slipcase. Frontispiece and 9 plates. School prize bookplate to front pastedown (Elmhurst School, South Croydon). A little rubbing to extremities, occasional mild foxing to contents. An exceptional copy. First edition, first impression of Wodehouse's first published book, in the first issue binding (the sheets were reissued in 1915 in a grey-blue cloth binding, lettered in gilt and blue). Scarce in such nice condition.

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        OLD MOTHER HUBBARD

      - MOTHER GOOSE. OLD MOTHER HUBBARD designed by Charles J. Costello. NY: Hurst (1902). 4to (9 x 10 3/4"), pictorial cloth, faint pink area on cover else VG+. The text consists of the classic Mother Goose rhymes. Each page is printed in a different color on very heavy stock, with verses incorporated into the pictures. Illustrated by Harry Otis Kennedy in the style and usage of bold colors of Denslow. This is a striking picture book by the duo who illustrated and lettered Baum's Army and Navy Alphabets. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Full leather. Ten volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman. Including a biography of Whitman by his literary executors Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned, Horace L.Traubel and Oscar Lovell Triggs. The Collector's Camden Edition is limited to three hundred numbred set which this is number 150, portrait illustrations frontispiece with title tissue guard, red and green decorative title pages. Bound handsomely in full red morocco, front board gilt signature of Walt Whitman, spine gilt decoration floral motif between raised banding, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper. Fine.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      George Newnes London, 1902 First edition (1902 on title page). 8vo. Frontispiece and 15 full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget. Original red cloth stamped in gilt with elaborate floral design and pictorial hound in black.8vo (183 × 117 mm.), pp. [viii], 358, [2], with frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Original red cloth, gilt stamped design with black silhouette with the hound, signed "A[lfred].G[arth].J[ones].". Slight sunning to spine and very slight rubbing to head and tail of spine. An excellent copy. First edition in book form. The title first appeared in serial format in Strand magazine in 1901-2 and remains the best known of the ever-popular Sherlock Holmes series. The novel appeared after Doyle had killed off his hero in an epic struggle with between Holmes and his bitter foe Moriarty, but a public out-cry ensued and The hound of Baskervilles appeared (with the sub-title "another adventure of Sherlock Holmes" to create the illusion that the story was from an earlier date) and was met with unprecedented success. Bauman: "First issue, with "you" for "your" on page 13, line 3 and the illustration facing page 76 reversed (as it was originally in the Strand Magazine, October 1901).". Owner's signature on half-title. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        A History of the American People

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers,, 1902. 5 volumes, octavo. Contemporary red half morocco, low bands to spine forming compartments, titles direct to second and third within double rules gilt, arabesque design to remaining compartments gilt, red cloth sides ruled in gilt, top edges gilt, bottom edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard to each volume, title-pages printed in red and black, otherwise profusely illustrated with portraits, maps, plans, facsimiles and views. Near-contemporary ownership inscription to each first blank. A few extremities lightly rubbed. An excellent set. First edition of Wilson's monumental narrative history of the United States from settlement to 1900, which he completed at Princeton in the early summer of 1902, a few months before he was sworn in as President of the University by a unanimous vote. A highly appealing set.

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        Forest, Lake and River. The Fishes of New England & Eastern Canada

      For Subscribers, Boston 1902 - First edition, no. 78 of 350 copies. Chromolithograph frontispiece by A.D. Turner to vol. I, portrait frontispiece to vol. II; three color plates of flies (Salmon, Trout, Bass), two color plates of fish, numerous reproductions of fish, and black-and-white lithographic plates, with decorative ornaments and vignettes throughout. xxvi, 313, [3]; xi, 368 pp. Printed at the University Press. 2 vols. 4to. An unusually nice copy. Bruns B-33 Reversed calf, with circular onlay of color fly on front covers, silk endpapers, some foxing. About fine, but, as usual, missing the wraparound bands. Bookplate of Henry A. Portong Chromolithograph frontispiece by A.D. Turner to vol. I, portrait frontispiece to vol. II; three color plates of flies (Salmon, Trout, Bass), two color plates of fish, numerous reproductions of fish, and black-and-white lithographic plates, with decorative ornaments and vignettes throughout. xxvi, 313, [3]; xi, 368 pp. Printed at the University Press. 2 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE CORONATION DURBAR, DELHI , 1903. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY (with Maps).

      Printed At The Foreign Office Camp Press, Delhi 1902 - The fact that this directory was printed at the Camp in Delhi suggests it was printed as late as December 1902: the first official event was the State Entry of the Viceroy, Duke of Connaugh & Princes of India on Monday 29th December 1902. iii (contents), iv (introductory note), 208pp. Original red cloth gilt, front board with title beneath an imperial crown, binding perfectly sound but a little dull and with a few marks, the text block is held in the binding loosely by a thin tape [in this case broken at the top] and has the original shiny red pape covers with half title printed in typed lettering on the front, text block is quite clean with no prevous ownership markings in black. The front pocket of the binindg retains the original "Skeleton Map of Delhi City and Part of Civil Lines, showing the route to be followed by the State Procession on Decmber 29th 1902" on a scale of approx 300 yards to the inch. The other three maps which are lacking from the pocket are provided in photocopied form from our reference copy and comprise: "Plan of Camps of a scale of 2 inches to 1 mile", "Central Camp on a scale of 6inches to 1 mile" , & Plan showing the Disposition of Troops and Arrangements for the Coronation Durbar, January 1st 1903, on a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile". This is now a very scarce and invaluable directory which to our knowledge hasnot, unlike the 1911 directory, been reproduced in facsimile form. The 8 chapters comprise: Lists of Occupants of the Princeipal Camps [pp 1-37]; Nominal Lists of Native Cheifs, Noblemen, and Gentlemen encamped in the provincial Camps [pp38-79]; Military Staffs and Regimental Camps [pp80-140]; Colonial Representatives and Foreign Delegations [pp 141-143]; Details relating to the more important functions [pp 143-169]; State Entry, Durbar Proceedings, etc; Other Functions and Amusements [pp 170-179]; Review of Native Cheifs' Retinues, fireworks, native wrestling. etc, miscellaneous information [pp 180-203]; Art Exhinition, Durbar Light Railway, Central Market, Postal Facilities, railway routes, sight-seeing, etc. In order to be as accurate as possible this Directory was produced late in the day, which probably explains the detached nature of the text from the binding and the fact that there was no index. The lack of an index was noted at the Durbar and a separate one was produced as a small booklet that was given free to those who requested it. we have only ever had one copy of the index. Size: 12mo [7 x 4.5ins, 18 x 11cm] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Lawson History of the America's Cup. A Record of Fifty Years.

      Boston, MA: 1902. First Edition, limited to 3000 copies of which this No 986. Quarto, 200 x 305 mm, with eighty-nine plates in colour and black and white with captioned tissues, pp. (xv), 402. Handsomely bound in recent full blue morocco, raised bands, gilt rules and titles, gilt border to boards, marbled endpapers. Lawson had the run privately printed, many of which he distributed to libraries and institutions; this copy was presented to Amherst Town Library, although it is well preserved and contains no library markings of any kind. One of the major America's Cup works. Toy 1621, Morris & Howland p.82.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      George Newnes, Limited, 1902 Very good in original red cloth covered boards with gilt detailing on the front cover and spine. First U.K. edition with the first issue point on page 13, line 3 "you for "your". Some sun fading along the spine; rubbing along edges and spine ends. Previous owner's name inscribed on the front free end paper.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Die evangelischen Kirchenordnungen des XVI. Jahrhunderts (8 Bände) - Bd. I: Sachsen und Thüringen, nebst angrenzenden Gebieten: Die Ordnungen Luthers. Die ernestinischen und albertinischen Gebiete/ Bd. II: Sachsen und Thüringen, nebst angrenzenden Gebieten: Die vier geistlichen Gebiete (Merseburg, Meissen, Naumburg-Zeitz, Wurzen)/ Bd. III: Die Mark Brandenburg -Die Markgrafenthümer Ober-Lausitz und Nieder-Lausitz - Schlesien/ Bd. IV: Das Herzogthum Preußen - Polen - Die ehemals polnischen Landestheile des Königreichs Preussen - Das Herzogthum Pommern/ Bd. VI/ 1: Niedersachsen: Die Welfischen Lande: Die Fürstentümer Wolfenbüttel und Lüneburg mit den Städten Braunschweig und Lüneburg/ Bd. VI/2: Niedersachsen: Die Welfischen Lande: Die Fürstentümer Calenberg-Göttingen und Grubenhagen mit den Städten Göttingen, Northeim, Hannover, Hameln und Einbeck - Die Grafschaften Hoya und Diepholz - Anhang: Das Freie Reichsstift Loccum/ Bd. VII/ II. Hälfe: Die außerwelfischen Lande: Erzstift Bremen, Stadt Stade, Stadt Buxtehude, Stift Verden, Stift Osnabrück, Stadt Osnabrück, Grafschaft Ostfriesland und Herlingerland/ Bd. VII/ II. Hälfte (2. Teil): Stift Hildesheim, Stadt Hildesheim, Grafschaft Oldenburg und Herrschaft Jever.

      Reisland/ Mohr Verlag 1902 - 1980. je Band zwischen 500 und 800 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt leicht angebräunt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 8 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      McClure, Phillips & Co, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 249 pp. + 8 pages of ads at rear. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. First American edition, first printing, Brunton's State 3. (The state incorrectly assumed by many bibliographers to be the first. Does not state "Illustrated" on title page, mentions George Newnes but no publication date line on copyright page. Similar in size and cloth to our other Tabard Inn copy but with an entirely different, more squat gilt font than it or the trade edition. The Tabard Inn Library was a membership library that placed books in hotels and other business for customers to read.) Near Fine, with rubbing to cloth at extremities, and a bit to the bottom of the front board, previous owner name to front free end paper, small rubber stamp to rear paste down, and light sporadic foxing to pages. A lovely copy.

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        YOUTH: A NARRATIVE: and Two Other Stories

      Edinburgh:: Blackwood and Sons,. 1902.. First edition, with earliest ads dated "10/02." Three stories or novellas, including one of Conrad's most highly regarded works, HEART OF DARKNESS. 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 with decoration in black, titles and floral decorations to front board in black. Light shelf wear to spine and edges, otherwise near fine with endpapers only very slightly tanned and just a hint of scattered foxing to prelims. .

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        Autograph letter to author [Edoardo] de Fonseca, signed twice

      Edoardo de Fonseca was a successful art critic, writer, and dramatist who published two of Puccini's songs. De Fonseca commissioned the first song, Terre e mare, for the 1902 edition of his Annual Album of Arts and Letters, Novissima. On November 29, 1908, Fonseca invited Puccini to complete a questionnaire about his three houses at Torre del Lago, Chiatri, and Boscolungo Abetone, and to compose music to an old Italian adage "Casa mia, per piccina che tu sia, tu mi sembri una Badia" - the equivalent of "There's no place like home." Puccini sent his replies and a short song, Casa mia, Casa mia, to Fonseca on November 29, 1908, though he was not too fond of the music: "Dear Edoardo, I advise you to throw this [song] in the wastepaperbasket." From Puccini's responses, de Fonseca fashioned an article, which he published, along with a facsimile of the the song, in his periodical, La Casa, the following month. Budden: Puccini His Life and Works, pp. 296-297; Schickling, Giacomo Puccini: Catalogue of the Works, pp. 72-73, and 315-316. The "proofs" mentioned in the present letter in all likelihood refer to either Casa mia, casa mia or to Terre e mare.. 2 pp. [Torre del Lago, ?1902 or 1908]. In blue and black ink on cardstock, 71 x 110 mm. In Italian (with translation). Puccini has received some proofs from de Fonseca. He sends regards on behalf of his friends Angelino, Tomasi, and Ludovico. "[The proofs] are fine and I thank you very much for them... If I had to find a fault, I'd say it's the predominant color: optimism." Slightly browned; remnants of adhesive and light staining and wear to edges.

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        L'Ameublement Art Nouveau

      Dourdan (um 1902) - Fol., 4 Seiten und 29 (von 30) Lichtdrucktafeln. lose in Ohlwd.-Mappe, diese bestoßen. Schneider-Henn, Ornament, 300: „Die Tafeln zeigen stilgültige Einzelmöbel Sie vertreten einen von der Schule von Nancy beinflußten Jugendstil“ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire De Nancy (en 3 tomes)

      Berger - Levrault, Paris/Nancy 1902 - PFISTER Christian -Professeur d'Histoire de l'Est de la France à l'Université de Nancy, Correspondant de l'Institut) - Histoire de Nancy - En 3 tomes - Paris/Nancy, Berger-Levrault, 1902 - 3 volumes in 4° de 24 pagesq d'introduction, 750, 1.099 et 914 pages; quelques rousseurs - 3 frontispices dont 2 en couleurs + nombreuses illustrations en noir dans le texte, 102 illustrations hors-texte, 10 planches hors-texte dont 4 en couleurs + 9 plans - Reliure éditeur demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, plat percaline chagrinée rouge, plat superieur décoré, tête dorée - Complet - Très bel exemplaire - FRAIS DE PORT EN FONCTION DES TARIFS POSTAUX EN VIGUEUR ET SELON POIDS, DIMENSION ET DESTINATION Poids : 8kg Size: In 4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Spamers Illustrierte Weltgeschichte 4.Auflage, 11 Bände Register, 1902

      Otto Spamer Verlag, Leipzig 1902 - Kaemmel, Otto (Hrsg.) Spamer's Illustrierte Weltgeschichte. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Kulturgeschichte [.] Vierte bis zur Gegenwart fortgeführte Auflage. 11 Bände (I-X sowie Register). Otto Spamer Verlag, Leipzig, 1902. Vollständige Ausgabe in 11 Bänden (incl. dem oft fehlenden Registerband). Dekorative & aufwändig gestaltete Originaleinbände (HLwd). Grüne Buchrücken mit reichhaltigen Goldprägungen. Grünfarbene Vorsätze. Format ca. 26cm x 19cm. Zus. rd. 8.000 S. Mit umfangreichem Bildmaterial, teils farbig, teils ausklappbar (siehe Bilder in der Galerie). Wie auch den Originalbildern 1-8, 19, 21 & 22 zu entnehmen, zeigt dieses Exemplar ein einheitliches & harmonisches Gesamtbild. Die Buchrücken sind hervorragend erhalten; die Goldprägungen strahlen kräftig, keinerlei Einrisse an den Rückenkanten & Außengelenken. Buchdeckel mit nur geringen Bereibungen. Buchecken bestoßen; Deckelkanten leicht berieben, die unteren etwas mehr. Der Buchschnitt mit etwas Fleckigkeit. Alles fest eingebunden, keine fehlenden Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Keine Anstreichungen oder durchgängige Fleckigkeit; teils gar keine Flecke, teils einer, gelegentlich einige mehr. Eine Karte am Rand ein kleines Stück eingerissen, eine Abbildung lose, ein Titelblatt am Seitenrand etwas wellig. 22500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pages Laotiennes. Notes de Voyage -Le Haut-Laos -Le Moyen-Laos -Le Bas-Laos. Hanoi, F.-H. Schneider, 1902.

      - Volume in-4, reliure demi-maroquin, dos orne a nerfs et caissons dores, 537 pp., illustre de multiples reproductions photographiques (312 photogravures) et d'une carte depliante de la Peninsule Indochinoise avec itineraire du voyageur. Tres bel etat, coins legerement emousses, accroc en queue de dos

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