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        Republic of Mexico [Tour of the World Serie (sic)]

      Buedingen Art Publishing Co., Denver; New York 1902 - Folio. [2], 56, [2]pp (Text volume), 19 loose leaves (Photographic plates), as issued. Original red string bound illustrated wrappers (Text volume) resting, along with 19 loose leaves, in a red half morocco over burgundy cloth portfolio, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Decorative endpapers and initials. This extremely rare portfolio is a photo-illustrated travel guide to Mexico containing a text volume featuring numerous in-text b/w photographic reproductions, and 19 loose plates of splendid duo-tone photographs. Each photograph is tipped onto heavy cardstock, is captioned in the plate and measures 6 1/2 x 9" (Plates: 10 3/4 x 13 1/4"). The photographs show the following views: 1) Market Place in Mexico; 2) Mexico: Public Laundry; 3) Mexico: Pico de Orizaba; 4) Mexico-City: General View; 5) Mexico: Primitive Irrigating; 6) Yucatan: Chi-Chen Temple; 7) Mexico: Cholula; 8) Mexico: Bullfight; 9) Mexico: Guanajuata; 10) Mexico: Chihuahua. Mon. Hidalgo; 11) Aguas Calientes; 12) Mexico: Cactus Hedge; 13) Mexico: Team of Oxen; 14) San Luis Potosi. Plaza; 15) Burros, carrying Charcoal; 16) Mexico-City: Cathedral; 17) Mitla: Corridor of Mosaics; 18) Vera-Cruz; 19) Guadalajara: View from Hospicio.Portfolio partly rubbed along edges, with moderate and sporadic abrasion to leather. Closed tear along tail of spine. Minor and sporadic soiling along edges of plates (not affecting photographs). Portfolio in overall good-, wrappers in good+ to very good, interior and plates in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Mr. McTaggert s "Studies in Hegelian Cosmology". Reprinted from the "Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society," 1902.

      (London, Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, St. Martins Lane), 1902. - 8°. 38 SS. OBr. mit Fadenheftung (ohne Umschlag, minimal braunfleckig). Erste Ausgabe des Separatabdruckes. Außerordentlich selten!- Kein Exemplar über KVK nachweisbar. ". a greater part of a second essay , Mr. McTaggert s Studies .` read before the Aristotelian Society in May 1902, consists of a lenghty critical examination of the belief in immortality. That Moore in his later work did not continue to explore these grand metaphysical questions` may be affirmed. But that is no reason to deny that he did explore them earlier, and no reason to continue to neglect the arguments he offers there." (temple). Das Exemplar aus dem Besitz von Ludwig Wittgenstein! Er überließ den Separatabdruck, wie auch andere Gegenstände, Bücher etc., seinem langjährigen Freund Ludwig Hänsel. Wittgenstein und Hänsel lernten einander Anfang 1919 während der Kriegsgefangenschaft bei Cassino kennen. Hänsel besuchte Wittgenstein auch regelmäßig in seinen Schulorten Trattenbach, Puchberg und Otterthal, in denen Wittgenstein von 1920 bis 1926 unterrichtete. Philosophie [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Natural History of British Surface-Feeding Ducks

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1902. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. 107 pp. Original green and olive cloth in very good condition. Book is in a protective plastic cover. Top edge gilt. Only 600 copies of this edition have been printed, this copy is number 594. With 6 photogravures, 41 coloured plates, and 25 other illustrations. Tissue guards between plates. Light shelf wear and a scratch line on the rear cover.

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        ?tudes at pr?ludes par Ren? Vivien deuxi?me ?dition [inscribed and signed by the author]

      Paris: Alfonse Lemerre, Editeur, [1902?]. Leather_bound. 134p., text in French, personal inscription in French signed by the poet on blank after title page, original blue pictorial wraps expertly rebound in quarter blue calf over marbled boards and endpapers, bright gilt titles on spine, head and tail bands, tri-color ribbon bookmark bound-in, very mild shelfwear to edges and corners otherwise quite bright and tight, finely bound and encased in robin egg blue cloth clamshell case with padded interior, simple printed paper spine label. First book published by the friend and lover of Natalie Clifford Barney. Vivien died in 1909. The first edition was published in 1901 and the third edition is believed to be 1903/4. This second edition (no date on any of the later edition) is estimated 1901-1903. Rare signed copy

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        The Biographical Edition of The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

      06 - London - Smith, Elder, and Co. 1902 - An attractive thirteen volume set of the Thackeray's works, in very attractiveleather bindings ofBayntun of Bath,and with frontispiece plates and illustrations throughout. This particular edition contains biographical introductions by Thackeray's daugher, Anne Ritchie. The set contains the following works:Volume I: Vanity FairVolume II: History of PendennisVolume III: The Memoirs of Mr Charles J. Yellowplush, The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty DiamondVolume IV: The History of Henry Esmond and The Memoirs of Barry LyndonVolume V: Paris Sketch Book and Irish Sketch BookVolume VI: Contributions to PunchVolume VII: Henry EsmondVolume VIII: The NewcomesVolume IX: Christmas BooksVolume X: The VirginiansVolume XI: Adventures of PhilipVolume XII: The Wolves and The Lamb, Lovel the Widower and Rounabout Papers and Denis DuvalVolume XIII: Ballads and Miscelleanous EssaysWilliam Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society. He worked for Fraser's Magazine, a sharp-witted and sharp-tongued conservative publication, for which he produced art criticism, short fictional sketches, and two longer fictional works, Catherine and The Luck of Barry Lyndon. From 1837 to 1840 he also reviewed books for The Times. Later, through his connection to the illustrator John Leech, he began writing for the newly created Punch magazine, where he published The Snob Papers, later collected as The Book of Snobs. In the early 1840s, Thackeray had some success with two travel books, The Paris Sketch Book and The Irish Sketch Book. He achieved more recognition with his Snob Papers (serialised 1846/7, published in book form in 1848), but the work that really established his fame was the novel Vanity Fair, which first appeared in serialised installments beginning in January 1847. Even before Vanity Fair completed its serial run, Thackeray had become a celebrity, sought after by the very lords and ladies whom he satirised; they hailed him as the equal of Dickens. On 23 December 1863, after returning from dining out and before dressing for bed, Thackeray suffered a stroke and was found dead in his bed in the morning. His death at the age of fifty-two was entirely unexpected, and shocked his family, friends, and reading public. An estimated 7000 people attended his funeral at Kensington Gardens. He was buried on 29 December at Kensal Green Cemetery, and a memorial bust sculpted by Marochetti can be found in Westminster Abbey. Contains the bookbinders' label of W. M. and A. of Westminster to each pastedown. Condition: In decorative half-morocco binding with gilt detailing and cloth covered boards. Externally sound, there are slight markings to the boards, some mild wear to the extremities and joints, as well as sunning to backstrips. Internally, the pages are generally firmly bound and are bright and clean throughout, aside from the odd spot. All the volumes bar one, two, seven, nine and twelve are missing their decorative front free endpaper and the half-title page of volume five is partially detached,and there are remnants of a bookplate to the endpages of volume eleven. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cuchulain of Muirthemne. The story of the men of the red branch of Ulster arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory with a preface by W. B. Yeats.

      London, John Murray 1902. - XVII, 1 Bl., 360 S., 1 Bl. Dekorativer Prgt. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Jugenstilornamenten auf Rücken und Decken, Innenkantenverg. und Kopfgoldschnitt. Leder-Rückenschild (dieses leicht berieben). Vorderer Spiegel mit unbezeichnetem Exlibris (?): "O libri, soli liberales et liberi, commodissimi magistri, qui omni petenti tribuitis, qui omnes manumittitis vobis sedulo servientes, Vos Arca Noe! Vos vera Scala Jacob!" (O Bücher, Ihr einzig Edlen und Freien, umgänglichste Lehrmeister, die Ihr jedem Suchenden etwas zuteilt, die Ihr alle in die Freiheit entlasst, die Euch gewissenhaft dienen: Ihr seid die Arche Noah, Ihr seid die wahre Jakobsleiter!). - Darunter kleines Etikett des Buchhändlers Williams & Norgate, London. - Auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz Geschenkeintrag, wohl von Lady Gregory: "Margaret Darbishire with kind love. Victoria Park June / 02". Hinterer Spiegel mit hübschem Exlibris der Beschenkten Margaret (Dwygyfylchi, Wales, 26.12.1871 - 10.07.1952 Marburg; verheiratet mit Eberhard, Graf von Hardenberg). - Schönes Exemplar! Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les frères kip

      Collection Hetzel 1902 - - Collection Hetzel, Paris 1902, Grd. in-8 (18,5x28,2cm), 459pp., relié. - Edition originale illustrée de 2 cartes, 12 grandes chromotypographies, 6 reproductions photographiques pleine page, (39 illustrations gravures et documents), par Georges Roux. Cartonnage dit "au globe doré" de Blancheland, relié par Engel, de type 3, soit le plus abouti et celui définitif. Dos au phare. Second plat de type Engel h à encadrement de palmettes et macaron central. Petite salissure en haut à gauche dans le ciel bleu clair. Coin droit frotté avec léger manque de percaline. Dos assez bien. Second plat comportant deux petites taches blanches et quelques salissures. Coiffe frottées. Quelques feuillets légèrement ressortis. Bel exemplaire, exempt de rousseurs. Ce roman d'aventures se déroule en Nouvelle Zélande et en Nouvelle Irlande, sur un bateau qui récupère deux naufragés : les frères Kip, hollandais. Le navire fait route vers la papouasie. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de 2 cartes, 12 grandes chromotypographies, 6 reproductions photographiques pleine page, (39 illustrations gravures et documents), par Georges Roux. Cartonnage dit "au globe doré" de Blancheland, relié par Engel. spine au phare. Petite salissure en haut à gauche dans le ciel bleu clair. Coin droit frotté avec léger manque de percaline. spine assez bien. Second plat comporatnt deux petites taches blanches et quelques salissures. spine-end frottées. Bel exemplaire, exempt de rousseurs. 459pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. Book-lover's Camden Edition. hardcover. Fine. BEAUTIFUL 1902 "Book-lover's Camden Edition" of Whitman's work; in nearly perfect condition in original three-quarter vellum gilt and with scarce original dust jackets. Complete in ten volumes. One of 500 numbered sets. "The 1902 Complete Writings was a luxurious edition that served to memorialize Whitman and packaged his work in a form that clearly indicated (and argued for) his importance as a writer at a time when his status as one of America's great authors was anything but secure. Anyone looking at this edition of his work knew immediately that it looked like the work of a major author-it was a multi-volume set, bound handsomely, printed on fine paper, published by a well-known and reputable press (G. P. Putnam's Sons), and accompanied by scholarly apparatus. These were books making Whitman... "In addition to a three-volume 'Deathbed' edition of Leaves of Grass, the Complete Writings contained Whitman's major prose publications and a potpourri of other materials-Whitman's Civil War letters to his mother, his letters to Peter Doyle, an apparently random gathering of manuscript fragments, and some criticism about Whitman. Also included was the first attempt at a variorum edition of Leaves, beginning to track the thousands of changes Whitman made in the book over its six editions" (Walt Whitman Archive). The 1902 Complete Writings, issued simultaneously in several formats or "editions", is the first full collection of Whitman's work. Illustrated with a photogravure frontispiece for each volume and tissue-guarded full-page mounted photogravures throughout. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1902. Thick octavo (6.25" x 9" in.), original publisher's three-quarter vellum gilt over gray paper boards; original printed dust jackets. Ten volumes. Handsome bookplate of R. Mck. Duperu on front pastedown of each volume. Occasional minor fraying to dust jacket edges; a few spots of very minor wear. A nearly perfectly preserved set, without any of the spine-toning common with these volumes.

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        The middle school English. .

      Houbunkan 1902-1903, Tokyo and Osaka - 25 issues, complete, bound in two volumes; portraits of famous Westerners in each issue, green cloth, volume one with upper hinge split and spine separated, contents partially disbound, second volume with initial gathering loose, hinges split, but otherwise sound. A back section, likely a form, has been neatly excised from each issue. Fair only.One of many English language magazines at the time, this particular title managed to last just one year before disappearing. In its inaugural issue it claims to offer "leading articles, current news, notes on readers, grammar, conversations, translations, and difficult questions answered." Also included are readers guides for the classics, such as Kipling's Kim and Sherlock Holmes.This is the only copy listed outside of Japan and the only complete set listed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1902. [Heart of Darkness, and The End of the Tether.] Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, lettering and floral decorations to front board in black. Very small nick at head of spine, a couple of light vertical creases, a touch of foxing to fore-edge, a few scuffs to top edge, paper flaw in the margin at Q7 & 8, otherwise an excellent copy: tight and bright. First edition, first impression, one of 3,150 copies, this the second state with the 32 page catalogue at the rear dated 11/02. Youth includes one of Conrad's most important works, "Heart of Darkness". Cyril Connolly, in The Modern Movement (1965), described it as "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it." David Garnett referred to it as "the high-water mark of the author's talent" and Eliot lifted from it the epigraph "Mistah Kurtz - he dead" for "The Hollow Men" (1925).

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        Miaulina. Ein Märchenbuch für kleine Kinder.

      Schaffstein,, Köln, 1902 - Köln, Schaffstein, (1902). 4°. 55 S., (1) S. (Verlagsanzeigen). Mit zahlr. (dv. einige ganzs.) lithogr. Illustrationen von Julius Diez. Illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenband. Gelberg, Der Schaffstein Verlag, S. 60. - Stark, Der Schaffstein Verlag, S. 64. - Bilderwelt 512. - Seebass II, 423. - Stuck-Villa 339. - Stuck-Villa II, 160. - Erste Ausgabe. "Mit diesem Buch treten zwei neue Kinderfreunde mit einem Erstlingswerk auf den Plan. Professor Ernst Dannheisser ist Pädagoge und hat so köstliche, so eigenartige Märchen geschaffen, dass sie einen unwiderstehlichen Reiz auf jedes Kindergemüt ausüben müssen. Alles, was da kreucht und fleucht in Wald und Feld, alles, was das Kindergemüt in Entzücken versetzt hat der Verfasser in unglaublich knapper Form mit so unübertrefflicher Darstellungskraft plastisch herausgearbeitet ." (Stark). - Mit alter handschr. Widmung auf dem Titelblatt. Einband berieben, der Rücken erneuert. Sprache: Deutsch / German [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        Die griechischen christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte : Eusebius Werke Band 1-9 (Band 5 FEHLT), Bd. 2 in anderer Ausgabe. Herausgegeben im Auftrage der Kirchenväter-Commission der Königl. Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. 1. Bd., Über das Leben Constantins, Constantins Rede an die Heilige Versammlung, Tricennatsrede an Constanti. Hrsg. von Ivar A. Heikel [Beigabe spätere Ausgabe: Eusebius Werke Erster Bd., Erster Teil. Über das Leben des Kaisers Konstantin. Hrsg. von Friedhelm Winkelmann. 2., durchgesehene Aufl. Akademie-Verlag Berlin, 1991]. 2. Bd., Kirchengeschichte. Hrsg. von Eduard Schwartz. Kleine Ausgabe. 3. Aufl. 2. Bd., 3. Teil: Einleitung, Übersichten und Register. 3. Bd., 1. Hälfte: Onomastikon der biblischen Ortsnamen. Hrsg. von Erich Klostermann. 3. Bd., 2. Hälfte: Die Theophanie : Die griechischen Bruchstücke und Übersetzung der syrischen Überlieferungen. Hrsg. von Hugo Gressmann. 4. Bd., Gegen Marcell, Über die kirchliche Theologie, Die Fragmente Marcells. Hrsg. Erich Klostermann. 6. Bd., Die Demonstratio Evangelica. Hrsg. Ivar A. Heikel. 7. Bd., Die Chronik des Hieronymus : Hieronymi Chronicon. Hrsg. u. in 2. Aufl. bearbeitet von Rudolf Helm. 8. Bd. Die Praeparatio Evangelica. Hrsg. von Karl Mras. 1. Teil, Einleitung, Die Bücher I bis X. 2. Teil, Die Bücher XI bis XV, Register. 9. Bd., Der Jesajakommentar. Hrsg. von Joseph Ziegler.

      Leipzig : J. C. Hinrichs\' sche Buchhandlung; Berlin : Akademie-Verlag, 1902/1922/1909/1904/1904/1906/1913/1956/1954/1956/1975. CVII, 358 S.; V, 442 S.; CCLXXII, 216 S.; XXXVI, 207 S., mit einer Kt. von Palästina; XXIX, 272 S.; XXX, 256 S.; XXVIII, 589 S.; LII, 455 S.; LX, 613 S.; 589 S.; LI, 475 S.; Gr.-8, geb. teilweise Ohlwd. / teilweise Olwd. einige Bände sind ausgeschiedene Bibliotheksexemplar, einzelne Bd. haben Läsuren am Einband, Namensstempel auf Titelblattrückseite, sonst gute Exemplare Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Dessins, Estampes, Livres illustrés du Japon réunis par T. Hayashi dont la vente aura lieu du lundi 2 juin au vendredi 6 juin 1902 inclus a l`Hotel Drouot, Salle n°7.

      Paris, -, 1902. V + 287 S. OBrosch. m. OSch. Zahlreiche Kunstdrucke und Abbildungen der japanischen Kunst beigefügt. - Papierbedingte Oxidation, Kapitale eingerissen (Buchblock zu schwer für die Bindung). - Seltener Auktionskatalog einer umfangreichen Sammlung Japonica in Europa, die anläßlich der Weltausstellung 1900 in Paris gezeigt wurde. Die Sammlung Hayashi gilt ale eine der bedeutendsten der Welt und hat nachhaltig die europäische Kunst beeinflußt. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

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        Les frères kip

      Edition originale illustrée de 2 cartes, 12 grandes chromotypographies, 6 reproductions photographiques pleine page, (39 illustrations gravures et documents), par Georges Roux.Cartonnage dit "au globe doré" de Blancheland, relié par Engel. spine au phare. Petite salissure en haut à gauche dans le ciel bleu clair. Coin droit frotté avec léger manque de percaline. spine assez bien. Second plat comporatnt deux petites taches blanches et quelques salissures. spine-end frottées.  Bel exemplaire, exempt de rousseurs. Collection Hetzel Paris 1902 Grd. in-8 (18,5x28,2cm) 459pp. relié

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        Cuchulain of Muirthemne. The story of the men of the red branch of Ulster arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory with a preface by W. B. Yeats.

      London, John Murray 1902.. XVII, 1 Bl., 360 S., 1 Bl. Dekorativer Prgt. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Jugenstilornamenten auf Rücken und Decken, Innenkantenverg. und Kopfgoldschnitt. Leder-Rückenschild (dieses leicht berieben). Vorderer Spiegel mit unbezeichnetem Exlibris (?): "O libri, soli liberales et liberi, commodissimi magistri, qui omni petenti tribuitis, qui omnes manumittitis vobis sedulo servientes, Vos Arca Noe! Vos vera Scala Jacob!" (O Bücher, Ihr einzig Edlen und Freien, umgänglichste Lehrmeister, die Ihr jedem Suchenden etwas zuteilt, die Ihr alle in die Freiheit entlasst, die Euch gewissenhaft dienen: Ihr seid die Arche Noah, Ihr seid die wahre Jakobsleiter!). - Darunter kleines Etikett des Buchhändlers Williams & Norgate, London. - Auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz Geschenkeintrag, wohl von Lady Gregory: "Margaret Darbishire with kind love. Victoria Park June / 02". Hinterer Spiegel mit hübschem Exlibris der Beschenkten Margaret (Dwygyfylchi, Wales, 26.12.1871 - 10.07.1952 Marburg; verheiratet mit Eberhard, Graf von Hardenberg). - Schönes Exemplar! Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th.

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        Die Österreichisch-Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild. Auf Anregung und unter Mitwirkung Seiner kaiserlichen und kà niglichen Hohreit des durchlauchtigsten Kronprinzen Erzherzog Rudolf. [Spätere Bände:] Auf Anregung . Kronprinzen Rudolf begonnen, fortgesetzt unter dem Protectorate der Gräfin Stephanie Là nyay, geborene Prinzessin von Belgien . 21 Teile in 24 Bänden (kplt.).

      Wien, Druck u. Verlag der kaiserlich-kà niglichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei. Alfred Hà lder, k.k. Hof- und Universitätsbuchhändler 1886-1902. - Die "Österreichisch-Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild", häufig auch nach dem Initiator als "Kronprinzenwerk" bezeichnet, ist ein überaus reich mit Holzstichen (Xylographien) illustriertes Monumentalwerk zur Gesamtdarstellung der Donaumonarchie. Eine große Zahl an Wissenschaftlern verfaßte die 587 textlichen Beiträge, und nahmhafte Künstler der Monarchie trugen zum reichen Buchschmuck des Werkes bei. Vgl. Nebehay/Wagner Bd. II,459. - DARÃœBER HINAUS ZAHLREICHE EINZELBÄNDE IN VERSCHIEDENEN FARBEN VORHANDEN gr.-8°, mit insges. 18 Farbtafeln u. 4510 Holzstichillustrationen im Text, rote OLnbde mit reicher Gold- u. Schwarzprägung, geringfügig berieb., Ecken tlw. etw. bestoß., insges. sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Just So Stories, for Little Children. Illustrated by the Author.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1902.. First edition, large 8vo, (vi), 249, (3) pp. 22 full page illustrations plus others in the text, marbled endpapers. Recent red full morocco, a.e.g., a lovely copy. The only book that Kipling illustrated himself. Martindell 99.

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        Gott. - Und die Träume. Dichtungen. Umschlag und Buchschmuck von Theodor Schinkel.

      Berlin, Axel Juncker, 1902 - 111 Seiten auf dem Titel vom Autor signiert. Erste Ausgabe der zweiten Veröffentlichung Raabe/Hannich-Bode 18.2. Peter Baum (* 30. September 1869 in Elberfeld - + 6. Juni 1916 bei Keckau/Riga) war ein bekannter deutscher Schriftsteller, gehörte zum Freundeskreis von Peter Hille und war ein Freund und Mitarbeiter von Herwarth Waldens "Sturm". Er stand den Lebensreformern "Die Kommenden" und "Neue Gemeinschaft" nahe und galt als enger Vertrauter von Else Lasker-Schüler. Der Landschafts- und Theaterdekorationsmaler Theodor Schinkel (* 1871 - + 1919) war ein Enkel Karl Friedrich Schinkels. Er schuf den zierlichen Buchschmuck und die eindrucksvoll düstere Deckelillustration mit einem nächtens fliegenden Schwarm Eulen Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit illustriertem Vorderdeckel und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei. Theorie und Praxis. Übers. v. M. Grossmann.

       Bautzen, Hübner 1902-04. 3. Aufl. 4 Bde. in 2 geb. XII, 419; VIII, 290; 304; 187 S. Mit 8 Taf., über 100 Abb. u. 1 Atlas, bestehend aus den ersten 10 (v. 21) Taf. HLn. d. Zt.Preisgekröntes Standardwerk der Uhrmacherkunst nach der letzten Aufl. des Originalwerks durchgesehen u. hrsg. v. M. Loeske. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Technik, Uhren, Handwerk

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        Some Songs and Verses [25 Copies Only]

      Sout Harting, Sussex: The Pear Tree Press, 1902. First edition. Original holland backed, paper covered boards with pictorial color label on cover. 20 x 15 cm, unpaginated, hand-coloured illustrations by Pickford Waller under the direction of Pickford Waller. No. 19 of a very limited edition of 25 copies, signed by Pickford Waller with his monogram in colophon. Endpaper with notes and sticker. That same year another limited edition of 300 appeared. No others copies of this scarce 25 copies edition found. Near fine.

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        Works of Edmund Burke

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1902. Eight octavo volumes; contemporary three-quarter green calf gilt; marbled boards, endpapers, and edges; crimson spine labels. Occasional tiny spots of rubbing to joints. The Bohn's Standard Library edition of Burke's collected works, bringing together his philosophical and political essays, speeches, and letters, including "On The Sublime and Beautiful," "On American Taxation," and "Reflections on the Revolution in France": "The effect of liberty to individuals is, that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations, which may be soon turned into complaints." A fine copy of the writings of an influential statesman and philosopher, beautifully bound.

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        The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science.

      London, Taylor & Francis, 1902-1925. 6. Serie. Bände 3, 6-10, 12-15, 18-22, 24, 25, 28-36 und 38-50 in 39 Bänden. 8°. Halbleineneinbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. Fliegender Vorsatz mit altem Bibliotheksstempel. Buchrücken teils stärker berieben. Bei Band 43 ein Gelenk geplatzt. Band 44 oberes Kapital beschädigt. Die Buchschnitte sind meist angestaubt. Bei 6 Bänden Bindung gelockert. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A., F.R.S., Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty.with Lord Braybrooke's Notes. 10 volumes complete.

      London; George Bell & Sons 4th impression 1902 - Ten volumes, 8vo, contemporary binding by Hatchards, London, in half green morocco over green cloth covered boards, the sides and corners with double gilt fillet, the spine with gilt dot decorated raised bands, the compartments panelled with single or double fillet, lettered and numbered direct in two compartments, the remaining four compartments with bold gilt flower, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. All volumes have tissue guarded frontispieces plus plates. Spines uniformly faded to brown; text block edges browned. No longer the standard work after the recent publication of the Latham and Mathews' edition, this edition contains some 90% of Pepy's works. A very attractive library set in fine condition. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      New York: McClure, Phillips and Co., 1902., 1902. First American Edition, Second issue (of four), with the 'R' on the copyright page but without 'ILLUSTRATED' text on the title. Crown octavo, pp.[xii]; 249; [1], blank; [8], advertisements; [2], blank. Illustrated with 8 black and white plates including frontispiece. In publisher's original red cloth, titled in white to spine and front board. Light edgewear, showing very little of the flaking/rubbing to the lettering which is endemic to this binding (just a few letters affected to spine). A near fine copy. Green and Gibson, page 122.

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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

      1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1902. Original red cloth decorated in gilt and black. First Edition of Doyle's famous full-length Sherlock Holmes novel, illustrated by Sidney Paget -- a tale Doyle himself termed "a real creeper." This was the first Sherlockian tale since Doyle had apparently killed him off in "The Final Problem" of late 1893. However, since THE HOUND takes place chronologically before then, Doyle was not here officially "reviving" Holmes; this he would do the following year, when he wrote "The Adventure of the Empty House" -- which would be the first tale of THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES in 1905.~This is an attractive, near-fine copy, quite bright and with only minor rubbing (one tiny worn spot at a rear fore-corner); atypically, the leaves have very little foxing and the endpapers are intact. Though THE HOUND was issued in considerable numbers, it is becoming difficult to find in truly advantageous condition. Green & Gibson A26a. Housed in a clamshell case with leather labels.

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        Chto takoe religiia i v chem sushchnost eia? (What Is Religion, and Wherein Lies Its Essence?)

      A. Tchertkoff (Vladimir Chertkov), Christchurch, Hants, England 1902 - FIRST EDITION OF TOLSTOY'S FINAL WORD ON RELIGION. 57 pp. Printed on good wove paper. 8vo. Publisher's wraps. Slight damage to wraps near spine, as always, caused by deterioration of staples. ELSE FINE AND BRIGHT. EXTREMELY RARE, ESPECIALLY IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Printing plate for the Fisk Jubilee Singers' Song "It's Me (O Lord)"

      [circa 1902]. Brass printing plate mounted on mahogany(?) woodblock. Evidence of ink and light wear, very good or better. Reportedly this plate was originally purchased from the Work family house in Nashville. John W. Work II led the famous Fisk Jubilee Singers for many years, and his brother, Frederick Work, published several highly regarded collections of folk songs, including the 1902 New Jubilee Songs as Sung by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. .

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        The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.

      Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co.,, 1902. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, title and pictorial multicolour onlay of Santa Claus going down the chimney to the front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, decorative endpapers with the originals bound in, gilt edges. With colour frontispiece, colour title page and many illustrations on colour plates and in the text by Mary Cowles Clark. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

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        The Exploration of the Caucasus.

      London Edward Arnold 1902 - 2 volumes 4to. xxii, 278; x, 295pp., 76 photogravures by Vittorio Sella, 4 folding maps, 3 photogravure folding panoramas and numerous text illustrations, mostly photographic; original blue cloth gilt, light spotting to preliminary leaves vol ii else a fine set. Freshfield was a former President of the Alpine Club and an honorary secretary of the Royal Geographical Society. He travelled widely over classical ground in the Near East, for second only to his love of mountains was his interest in classical life and lore. In 1868 he explored, with Charles Comyns Tucker, Adolphus Warburton Moore, and his lifelong friend François Devouassoud, the central Caucasus which, except for the lower heights, were then unknown. He made the first ascent of Kazbek (16,546 ft.), Elbruz (18,470 ft.), and several other peaks. After returning to the Caucasus in 1887 and 1889 he published the present book which remains a standard work. Neate F62. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works.

      New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons - The Knickerbocker Press,, 1902. Edited and Chronologically Arranged on the Basis of the Standard Text, with Certain Additional Material and with a Critical Introduction by Charles F. Richardson. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn. 10 volumes, octavo (220 x 145 mm). Contemporary dark green morocco, smooth spines with titles direct and floral design gilt, marbled endpapers, pale green cloth sides ruled in gilt, top edges gilt. Frontispieces, illustrated titles and 50 plates on japon paper, all with captioned tissue guards, by Frederick Simpson Coburn. Spines uniformly faded to brown, occasional faint mark to boards. An excellent set with exceptionally bright contents. The Eldorado Edition, limited to 150 sets of which this is number 129. A finely bound set with beautiful Art Nouveau tooling to spines.

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        Complete set: With The Flag To Pretoria & After Pretoria: The Guerilla War (72 Parts bound in 6 volumes) being The Standard Illustrated History of the Boer War

      Harmsworth Brothers,, 1902. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall; good condition; set contains all 72 parts (published fortnightly) of 'With The Flag To Pretoria' (Parts 1-30) and the concluding supplementary 'After Pretoria: The Guerilla War' (Parts 31-72) which together comprise 'The Standard Illustrated History of the Boer War, 1899-1902'; bound in 6 matching volumes of green cloth, which seems to be a library or private binding as it is not the 4-volume decorated bound set provided by the publisher; an address in pencil on the front of some issues (such as newsagents used to do) suggests that the individual parts were collected separately then bound; all 6 volumes have 'With the Flag to Pretoria' in gilt on the spine ('After Pretoria' begins during volume 3); overall the set is in Good condition with most magazines clean and undamaged BUT parts 1-6 (in volume 1) have some tears, some occasional fraying to page edges, occasionally affecting text, and some crinkling from moisture exposure to bottom of pages, the bottom 3rd of some pages in Part 2 have detached from binding; the large coloured map with volume 1 has some light water staining but this does not affect readability, and the front cover of Part 13 (first page of vol 2) has a tear; profusely illustrated throughout. HEAVY BOOK(S) 14.00kg. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Geschichte des k. u. k. Dragoner-Regimentes Kaiser Ferdinand N°. 4. 1674 - 1902.

      Selbstverlag des Regiments,, Wiener Neustadt, 1902 - Wiener Neustadt, Selbstverlag des Regiments, 1902. 4°. 2 n.n. + 518 S. OLwd. Leicht stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, Besitzsign. a. V., einige Bleistift-Anstr. im T., leichte Gbrsp. Gutes Expl. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ovid's The Amours (Latin & English). Antique Gems From the Latin & Greek (Limited Edition | Leather Binding)

      George Barrie & Son, Philadelphia 1902 - Text in Latin & English on facing pages. LIMITED EDITION (#386 of 1000). Original SIGNED LEATHER BINDING by Wittman Bennett, New York. Original three quarter green morocco binding with green cloth boards. Printed on high quality Japanese vellum paper. Decorative border surrounds text. Wide margins. Full color heads to some chapters. Previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. Light rubbing to the extremities. Overall in EXCELLENT condition. A good gift. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Just So Stories For Little Children

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1902. First edition, first printing, first issue. Hardcover. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling was in his twenties when his stories of Anglo-Indian life made him a literary celebrity, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. Born in India and educated in England, Kipling could not afford to attend either Oxford or Cambridge University and instead returned to India to work as a newspaper editor and writer. Kipling, who had written verse since he was young, also began to write short stories, publishing seven volumes of fiction between the years 1888 and 1889, before the age of 24. He returned to England in 1889, later living in the United States and South Africa before finally settling in England. But it was India that gave Kipling his most enduring literary settings and inspiration. Kipling wrote the beloved Just So Stories for his three children and, with the exception of ?"How the Alphabet Was Made,?" they appeared in English and American periodicals between 1897 and 1902. In this volume of the stories, the untitled verses that accompany each story appeared for the first time. The stories include ?"How the Whale Got His Throat,?" ?"How the Camel Got His Hump,?" ?"How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin,?" ?"How the Leopard Got His Spots,?" ?"The Elephant?'s Child,?" ?"The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo,?" ?"The Beginning of the Armadillos,?" ?"How the First Letter Was Written,?" ?"How the Alphabet Was Made,?" ?"The Crab that Played with the Sea,?" ?"The Cat that Walked by Himself,?" and ?"The Butterfly that Stamped.?" The title of the book comes from the December 1897 publication of ?"How the Whale Got His Throat?" in St. Nicholas magazine, where it was noted that this type of story ?" ?'had to be told just so, without alteration of ?'one single word?' ?" (Richards A181). Though rooted in an Empire sensibility that became archaic even before his death, Kipling?'s best tales remain iconic, even elemental examples of the storyteller?'s craft. ?"There has yet been no writer of short stories in English to challenge his achievement, which ranges through space from India to the home counties, and through time from Stone Age man to the contemporary world of football matches and motor cars. These stories, moreover, exhibit every kind of treatment, from the farcical to the tragic, and their structures vary from the simplest anecdote to the most complex and allusive philosophical fiction, dense enough to support endless exegesis and commentary?" (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography). This first edition of Just So Stories for Children features 22 full-page plates of illustrations by Kipling himself, including a map printed in red and black, historiated capital letters for chapter openers, and in-text illustrations. It is the only one of his books that Kipling illustrated. This lovely example of the first edition, first state is quite scarce thus, in near fine condition. The striking illustrated binding is beautifully preserved, square, clean, and tight with only light wear to extremities. The contents are clean and bright. We find no previous ownership marks. Modest spotting is confined to the endpapers and there is an expert marginal paper repair to page 39/40. This first issue used Chinese white (now called zinc oxide) pigment on its covers, which had a tendency to flake off; of particular note, the pigment on this copy remains bright and intact. The binding is protected beneath a removable, clear mylar cover. Bibliographic reference: Richards A181; Livingston 267.

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        The history of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Translated from the Spanish by P. A. Motteux.

      Edinburgh: Grant 1902 - 4 Bände. Mit 37 in der Platte signierten Originalradierungen von Ad. Lalauze. Dunkelblaue Original-Halblederbände mit reicher ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung, marmorierte Deckelbezügen und Kopfgoldschnitt. - Sehr gut erhaltenes, dekoratives Exemplar. Seltene Ausgabe von Cervantes "Don Quijote" in der Bearbeitung des schottischen Schriftstellers John Gibson Lockhart (1794-1854), der den "Quijote" erstmals 1822 herausgegeben hatte. Mit dem Essay "Life of Cervantes" und den wichtigen und ausführlichen Anmerkungen. Die Übersetzung ist von Pierre Antoine Motteux (auch: Peter Anthony Bois, 1663-1718), dem Herausgeber des "Gentleman's Journal". Über die Übersetzung von Motteux (erstmals 1700-1703 in vier Bänden erschienen) heißt es im Blackwood's Magazine: "This is, we think, out of all sight, the richest and the best. Motteux, the translator of Cervantes and Rabelais, possesses a native humour which no other translator that we ever met with has approached" (Blackwood's Magazine). William Prescott urteilt: "The most popular versions in English are those of Motteux, Jarvis, and Smollett. Perhaps the first is the best of all. It was by a Frenchman who came over to England in the time of James the Second. It betrays nothing of its foreign parentage, however, while its rich and racy diction, and its quaint turns of expression, are admirably suited to convey a lively and very faithful image of the original. The slight tinge of antiquity, which belongs to the time, is not displeasing, and comports well with the tone of knightly dignity which distinguishes the hero" (Miscellanies, 1845). Die Originalradierungen - erstmals 1879-1884 erschienen - schuf der französische Illustrator Adolphe Lalauze (1838-1906). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Poëmes et ballades du temps passé

      Edition illustrée de 50 eaux-fortes originales ainsi que de 52 bois originaux d'Albert Robida, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin à la cuve.binding à la bradel de l'éditeur en plein chagrin glacé et marbré marron, spine lisse orné d'un motf central doré représentant Notre-Dame de Paris et ses environs, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré à effet moiré, couvertures et spine conservés.Notre exemplaire, ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet du double état sur Chine (noir et bistre) des 50 eaux-fortes d'Albert Robida ainsi que d'une suite à part sur Chine des bois des culs-de-lampe.Notre exemplaire est exceptionnellement enrichi d'un dessin originale d'Albert Rodiba au crayon de papier rehaussé à l'encre et à l'aquarelle.Légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur le spine et les mors.Bel exemplaire enrichi d'un beau dessin original au crayon, à l'encre et à l'aquarelle d'Albert Robida.  Maison du livre Paris 1902 24x31,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        Ein Tagebuch in Bildern. Meinen Mitarbeitern in Peking zur freundlichen Erinnerung an ihren Chef. (Photographical Journal)

      Berlin, Graphische Gesellschaft, (1902). 4°, Halbleder Circa 24 x 37 cm. 4 Blatt, 268 Tafeln u. 620 Photographien. Original-Halbleder mit Wappenprägung. Sehr seltenes, in nur kleiner Auflage für Freunde erschienenes Werk, nicht im Handel erschienen; hier Nummer 38. Nur sehr wenige Bibliotheken weltweit (in Deutschland nur bei Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin u. das Exemplar ist nicht mal vollständig) besitzen das Buch u. zumal auch noch in schlechterem Zustand. Der Diplomat Alfons Mumm von Schwarzenstein (1859-1924) stammte aus der grossen Champagner- und Weinhändlerfamilie und ist heute neben seinen politischen Verdiensten besonders für sein bedeutendes dokumentarisches Werk als Photograph bekannt. Über Singapore und Shanghai kam er im Jahr 1900 als Nachfolger des in den Boxer-Aufständen ermordeten Gesandten Baron Clemens von Ketteler nach Peking, wo er eine chinafreundliche Linie der deutschen Politik durchzusetzen versuchte und in diesem Sinne auch auf den Leiter des Expeditionskorps Alfred von Waldersee einwirkte. Für seine Verdienste um die deutsch-chinesische Verständigung wurden ihm mehrere hohe Orden verliehen und zum Abschied eine von der chinesischen Kaiserinwitwe Cixi selbst verfertigte Hängerolle überreicht. - Sein Photoalbum, das er in kleiner Auflage für Freunde reproduzieren liess, bildet eine wertvolle Fundgrube an Bildmaterial für das Leben und die Architektur in China um 1900. Wiedergegeben sind viele Straßenszenen, Bildern von Tsingtau, vom Yangtse, aus Süd-China, vom Nankou-Paß, von den östlichen und westlichen Minggräbern sowie sehr vielen Ansichten aus der Verbotenen Stadt, einzelne Gebäude, Berufsgruppen, Geschäfte, Strassenzüge etc. Im Jahr 1901 hat er bereits ein Fotoalbum \"Peking\" von 500 Exemplaren im Eigenverlag herausgegracht. Die meisten Fotos werden höchst wahrscheinlich auch in in das neue Buch intergriert sein. Gut erhalten, nur die erste zwei Textblätter leicht geknickt. Einband berieben. Tafeln sauber. -- An oblong photographic album bound in leather and cloth, with the single title Ein Tagebuch in Bildern (“A Diary in Pictures”) in the center, and a bright coat-of-arms on the top left corner” (Régine Thiriez, Barbarian Lens. Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor’s European Palaces. Amsterdam: Overseas Publishers Association, 1998, p. 101). Collection of photographs taken by Albert von Mumm in cities including Beijing and Shanghai. Mumm departed from Genova in July 1900, and arrived in Beijing in October of the same year. The photographs cover the period from his departure until July 1902. Very scarce book and there are only few library worldwide have it (The copy of Tokyo Bunko Library is even not complete!) and our copy is in better condition! Versand D: 5,00 EUR China, Fotogaphien

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        The Complete Works Raven Edition 10 vols complete

      New York:: Lamb Publishing,, 1902.. First edition thus.. Hardcover. Very Good+. 'Limited Edition of 1,000 numbered copies'. Refurbished unnumbered set in the original russet cloth, top edges gilt, in very good order. Firm, contents clean, labels soiled and toned. Vol 1 Poems, Vols 2 - 6 Tales, Vols 7 - 9 Essays, and Vol 10 Miscellany. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

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        The Natural History of British Surface-Feeding Ducks

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1902. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Original green and olive cloth in good + condition. Top edge gilt. Only 600 copies of this edition have been printed, this copy is number 251. With 6 photogravures, 41 coloured plates, and 25 other illustrations. Lacks many of the tissue guards between plates. A few spots on the front cover. Light shelf wear. Lightly bumped and worn corners.

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        The Complete Writings

      New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Leather_bound. Fine. New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman. Issues under the editorial supervision of Whitman literary executors, Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned and Horace L. Traubel. With additional bibliographical and critical material prepared by Oscar Lovell Triggs. The Paumanok Edition is limited to three hundred sets which this is number 42. Bound in three quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper, coloured portrait illustration frontispiece and title page.

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        A Sporting Trip Through Abyssinia

      London: Rowland Ward, 1902. First. Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. Nine months journey from the plains of Hawash to the snows of Simien, with a description of the game from elephant to ibex and notes on the manners and customs of the natives. 531 pp, ill, folding map. One of the few books with a lot on Ethiopia, especially elephant and elephant hunting. Slight darkening of spine but all gilt present and legible. VG+ to near fine in original cloth.

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        Pore Lil Mose

      New York: New York Herald / Grand Union Tea Company. Very Good+. 1902. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; This is an oversized (oblong folio - 14 3/4 x 10 1/2") cloth backed book with pictorial card covers. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some beginning rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners. The bottom rear spine end and spine joint is missing some of the cloth (approx. an inch and a half long at the longest). The remainder of the cloth spine is clean, bright and undamaged. The covers have some light spots of foxing (mostly to the rear cover).The text pages are mostly clean and bright - with some light finger spotting to the foredges and some minor foxing throughout. This copy is complete - with 36 (actually 37) pages filled with full color illustrations by Outcault, as one page has been duplicated - "Pore Lil Mose Has Homesickness". This book is scarce in general, but considered truly rare complete and in such clean condition. " he was the first successful comic strip character to achieve a popularity so great that he not only increased the sales of newspapers carrying him, but he was also the first to demonstrate that a comic strip character could be merchandised profitably. In fact, for these two reasons, the Yellow Kid and his creator, R. F. Outcault, are generally credited with permanently establishing the comic strip and making it a part of American society." "When the interest in 'Yellow Kid' cooled down around 1901, Outcault created new features, such as 'Lil' Mose', the first strip with a black as its principal character, in James Gordon Bennett's New York Herald. " Pore Lil Mose is "ranked among the five most valuable Platinum Age Comics by Overstreet". .

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        Peryschko Finista Jasna-Sokola. Das Federchen von Finist, dem herrlichen Falken. Märchen. Skazki.

      Staatsdruckerei für Wertpapiere, St. Petersburg. (Petersburg, Ekspedizija Sagotowlenija Gosudarstwennych Bumag) 1902. Text russisch. Mit tlw. ganzs. chromolithographischen Abb. von I. J. Bilibin. 12 nn. S. 4°. Farb. illustr. OBroschur (geheftet). Bindung erneuert, Umschlagdeckel mit Randläsuren, eine abgebrochene Ecke neu angesetzt, innen sauber und gut. Als Schutz in einer neuen Leinenmappe aufbewahrt, die dazu geliefert wird. Auf Wunsch weitere Digitalfotos. - Bilderwelt-Köln #2730. - Höhepunkt der russischen Jugendstilillustration. Von I. J. Bilibin illustriert, nach Afanasev, dem russischen Märchensammler. - Versand D: 8,00 EUR

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        La Damoiselle Elue Poème Lyrique d'après D.=G. Rossetti Pour Voix de Femmes Solo, Choeur et Orchestre, Traduction française de Gabriel Sarrazin. Partition pour Chant et Piano réduite par l'Auteur. [Piano- vocal score]

      A. Durand & Fils [PN D. & F. 6106] [1902], Paris - First trade edition. Lesure 62.An early work, exhibiting strong influences of Wagner and Chabrier, La Damoiselle Elue was completed after the composer's return to Paris from Rome in 1887 and first performed at the Sociéte Nationale de Musique on April 8, 1893. André Messager (1853- 1929) was a noted French composer, conductor, music critic, and friend of Fauré and Debussy. He received his formal musical training at the Ecole Niedermeyer, and took lessons with Saint-Saëns. Although he was best-known for his stage works, Messager composed in a number of other genres as well. He conducted the first performance of Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande at the Opéra-Comique in 1902. Small folio. Quarter mid-tan calf with marbled boards, manuscript title label to spine. 1f. (blank), 1f. (title printed in black and green), 1f. (publisher's statement), 25 pp. music.With an autograph inscription signed to lower portion of publisher's statement on the second preliminary leaf: "à mon tres cher A. Messager ton vieux dévoué Claude Debussy, Oct 1902."Slightly worn and browned; minor offsetting of inscription to verso of title. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. Paradise Lost. A Poem in XII Books

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1902. hardcover. very good(+). Rubricated text throughout. 387 pages. Large 8vo, finely bound by Birdsall in full burgundy calf; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands. Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1902. A beautifully bound copy with a modern allegorical fore-edge painting showing Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden. Unfortunately there is a large damp-stain on the lower portion of both covers, some light damp marks on the front and back blank pages, and foxing in the margins of the first two pages of text.

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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES; ANOTHER ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      George Newnes, Limited, 1902., 1902. First edition. Bound in the publisher's original red cloth with gilt decorations and lettering on the front cover and spine. Sixteen full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget. Former owner's inked name and street address on front fly leaf and inked initials on front pastedown sheet, minor wear to spine ends, top edge lightly soiled, else a near fine, bright, clean copy of a mystery classic. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on the wild Devon moorland with the footprints of a giant hound nearby, the blame is placed on a family curse. It is now up to Holmes and Watson to solve the mystery of the legend. Housed in a bright cloth clamshell case, with a hound like the one on the book's front cover on the front panel and titles stamped in gold gilt on a leather spine label. An attractive presentation. A Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone title.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and Art Nouveau decoration to spine after a design by Alfred Garth Jones, enlarged on front board incorporating silhouette of hound stamped in black. Frontispiece and 15 plates after Sidney Paget. Contemporary prize-plate from the Captain Magazine mounted to front pastedown, signed "The Old Fag", the recipient's name (Winifred E. ?) crudely effaced. Spine gently rolled and sunned, extremities lightly bumped, faint tanning and foxing to endleaves, the very occasional small spot to margins and plate-edges not affecting images. 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 an "unprecedented success", with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        UNTO THIS LAST

      George Allen at Ballantyne Press 1902 - George Allen at the Ballantyne Press, 1902. One of 500 copies printed on handmade paper in limp vellum binding with silk ties. Spine sunned, some soiling to covers, otherwise very good condition. Signature of "Francis Meynell june 25 1914" on fep (Francis Meynell was a typographer and the founder of the Nonesuch press). On the inside cover he has written in pencil "a pretty close copy of the golden type of William Morris whose spacing is much better adjuged (sic) however." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Serendipity books]
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        Just So Stories.

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1902 - Octavo. Finely bound in mid 20th-century red full crushed morocco by Bayntun Rivière, titles and decoration gilt to spine separated by raised bands, single rule to boards gilt with pictorial block to front gilt, decoration gilt to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Excellent condition. With 12 black and white illustrations by the author. First edition, first impression. A particularly handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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