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        Dream Days.

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

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

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

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

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

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        YOUTH: A NARRATIVE: and Two Other Stories.

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

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        Autograph musical quotation signed in full

      

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

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

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        A Double Barrelled Detective Story

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

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        GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP.

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

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

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

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

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

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        CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS. TOWN INCORPORATION, CITY ORGANIZATION AND REORGANIZATION, Also Classification As City of the First Class, 1901-2

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

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

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

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

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

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        ESSAIS DE RÉNOVATION ORNAMENTALE / UNE VILLA MODERNE / LA SALLE DE BILLARD.

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

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        Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei in Theorie und Praxis

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

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        Binding, Fine- Patterson, Harriet W. and Charles McLeish] In a Balcony

      Blue Sky Press, Chicago 1902 - Superbly bound by Harriet W. Patterson, American bookbinder, and tooled by Charles McLeish, famed finisher for the Doves Press. Bound in full crushed dark green morocco with all-over geometric triple-ruled squares bordered by four hearts on both covers, spine and inner dentelles. Signed on top and bottom rear dentelle, respectively: "Bound by Harriet W. Patterson" and "Tooled by Charles McLeish." #282 of 400 Copies, initialed by Langworthy, designs by F. Goudy and W.A. Dwiggins. Boards very slightly bowed. A fine copy of a most scarce couplet of binder and finisher. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph Document of the Kartell Lyrischer Autoren

      An important autograph document shedding light on the internal workings of the "Kartell lyrischer Autoren," the cartel founded in 1902 to protect the rights of German lyric authors to earn money from their writing. Founded by Richard Dehmel and Arno Holz, the cartel soon grew to more than a hundred members. The document, dated 1910, is an autograph letter from the German lyric poet and Kartell committee member, Carl Busse to the other members of the committee, with autograph responses following on the same sheet from Richard Dehmel, Gustav Falke, Arno Holz, Paul Heyse, and Hugo von Hoffmannsthal. It deals with a disagreement among the committee: Alfred Mombert has been elected to the committee, but questions have been raised about the election process. Carl Busse's letter suggests another election following a new procedure, to which the other members respond. Richard Dehmel writes: "I stand by my vote for Mombert, but have nothing against proceeding according to Herr Busse's suggestion at a future election. Incidentally, it is not yet at all certain that Mombert will accept the nomination." In fact, Mombert did not join the committee in 1910, but only in 1914, after the death of Paul Heyse.4 pp. Folding creases and light toning; overall in fine condition. 21 x 33 cm. See:Wolfgang Martens: Lyrik kommerziell: das Kartell lyrischer Autoren 1902-1933. (Fink, 1975)Peter Sprengel: Geschichte der deutschsprachigen Literatur, 1900-1918: von der Jahrhundertwende bis zum Ende des ersten Weltkriegs. (C. H. Beck, 2004.)

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        The Works

      New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press, 1902. Full leather. Ten Volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Published New York and London: Putnam's The Knickerbocker Press (1902). The "Tamberlane Edition" is limited to three hundred sets on Ruisdael hand-made paper, this is number 256. Edited and chronologically arranged on the basis of the Standard Text, with certain additional material. Critical introduction by Chrles F. Richardson. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn with plates in two states, the frontispieces hand-colored. Extra pictorial title pages design by Wombath. Bound in full red morocco with marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, the spine with gilt title and panel ornaments of flower and small cornerpieces, the covers ruled geometric panels with a central vignette of a tulip, the blossoms in white onlays, A splendid and beautiful binding. Fine.

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        ACONCAGUA AND TIERRA DEL FUEGO A Book of Climbing, Travel and Exploration

      London: Cassell. Very Good+. 1902. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to top and bottom spine. Bookplate and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Pages a bit browned; Dark red boards with gilt lettering. Conway is a very famous mountaineer. He travelled widely in Europe, Egypt and the East; led an expedition in the Himalayas 1892; traversed the Alps 1894; explored in Spitsbergen, Bolivian Andes and Chile. He also wrote "The Alps", one of the most beautiful illustrated mountain books of its time, published in London by A & C Black (also available) ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 252, 16 pages .

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        The Mystery of the Sea SIGNED

      Heinemann, 1902 - First Edition 1902, Heinemann London. 8vo.Complete copy with half title and 32pp ads. An excellent completely unrestored copy, light spotting to title, very lightly on occasion elsewhere, faint and barely perceptible damp stain to upper joint and top of lower joint {see photos}, else really clean and fresh, solid bindings, clean and square covers. Inscribed and Signed by Stoker "Alfred Harmsworth from Bram Stoker 17.7.02.".Provenance : An important presentation copy to 1st Viscount Northcliffe (Alfred Harmsworth), newspaper magnate and owner of Amalgamated Press, huge influence over British public opinion at the time of this dedication, with his bookplate on pastedown.Super collector's copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles.

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo (178 x 113 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to boards gilt, triple rule to turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase. Frontispiece and 15 monochrome plates by Sidney Paget. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes's "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.

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        THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

      New York: Godfrey A. S. Wieners, 1902. Limited to 50 copies on Japan vellum, this no. 33. Total edition 300. Some fade and spots to spine, slight fade to cover edges, ink gift inscription, all quite sound and rather bright. Limited to 50 copies on Japan vellum, this no. 33. Total edition 300. Folio. Unpaged. [112p]. Beautifully printed French-fold fashion, each page with large decorative initials and borders by Louis B. Coley. Bound in cream parchment vellum boards with gilt spine titles, the upper cover with stylized titles and clusters of grapes. Potter 253.

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        The Raven by Quarles

      (Jos. Leon Gobeille), Cleveland 1902 - Small quarto. (30)pp. One of 93 copies printed on Imperial Japan paper. With illustrations from pen-and-ink drawings by Robert H. Perdue. This is a reproduction in smaller format of a folio version issued by Perdue in 1900 in an edition of five copies. According to a letter laid into this copy from the publisher, Gobielle, the reproduction was made from Gobielle's own copy and only forty-three copies of his edition would be made available for sale. Perdue's atmospheric illustrations are accompanied by a set of proofs in sanguine on "rice paper." Aside from a small crease to lower corner of text block and slight marginal toning to the first proof, this is a nearly fine copy in publisher's plain self-wrappers. Order form and envelope laid in. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Contribution a l'etude du blason en Orient.

      London:: Bernard Quaritch,, 1902.. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Very Good. Limited Edition; this being 35 of 300 copies. Author's compliment slip, dated March 18, 1903 attached to flyleaf. Royal Octavo (15 x 22.5 cm). Original publisher's cloth with lettering blind-embossed in gilt and gilt crescent moon and star in blue circle design on upper right corner, and publisher's lettering and emblem stamped in blue on front board. Islamic lettering in gilt on rear board. TEG. Uncut. The boards are slightly soiled however the text block and the plates are pristine. Printed Imprimerie Nationale D'Egypte, Cairo. xv, (1) 244, plus 51 illustrations on 39 photographic and colored lithographed plates. A fine illustrated study on history and development of heraldic devices of the Orient by noted Egyptian scholar and former Minister of Education Yacoub Artin Pacha (1842-1919).

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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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        The Epistle of Peter Peregrinus

      Charles Whittingham and Company, London, U.K. 1902 - No dust jacket. Hardcover. Signed and dedicated by the author on second of front endpapers. No. 74 of an edition of 250 copies. Minor brown staining on spine sides and along lower edge of front board. Edges of boards are a little faded. Cloth spine is a little faded and bumpy. Pages are lightly rough-cut. One or two age spots on page near middle of item (pages are unnumbered). Binding is sound and contents are clear. AF [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Yorkshire Ramblers' Club Journal. Volumes 1 to 3. All published.

      Leeds The Yorkshire Ramblers Club to 1913 Numbers 1 to 11 bound in three volumes 1902 - Three volume set. 349, 352 & 351pp. Fully illustrated. In pictorial buckram. Teg. A very good set. The third volume was edited by William Anderton Brigg. Numerous articles by famous climbers and mountaineers of the time. Full sets are very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The priest and the acolyte (honi soit qui y pense)

      no place [London]: Privately Printed for Presentation Only [Smithers], [1902-1905?]. Paperback. 44p., 7x8.5 inches, [limited to 50 copies] mild toning to margins, first separate edition slim saddle-stapled paperback in printed green wraps, spinechipped, edges chipped, rear cover present but detached. This short tale of the seduction of an altar boy by a priest and their subsequent suicides was first published anonymously in the single issue of "The Chameleon: Voluem 1, Number 1, December 1894" The magazine was edited by John Francis Bloxham (who was later revealed to be the author of the story) The story was misattributed to Oscar Wilde who denied authorship and considered the story to be too direct. Wilde was however a contributor of epigrams to the magazine and it was that magazine and this tale that contributed to the charges against Wilde in his infamous trials in 1895. This edition has a copyright date of 1894 (the date of the magazine appearance) but several sources indicate a much later date between 1902 and 1905 (see Nelson "Publisher to the Decadents: Leonard Smithers in the Careers of Beardsley, Wilde, and Dowson" 350) In 1907 another edition was published by Lotis Press revealing the true author. A scarce and important Uranian item

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        Sir Galahad, A Christmas Mystery.

      The Elston Press, New Rochelle, NY 1902 - Edition limited to 180 numbered copies. Unpaginated. Original cloth backed boards with paper label on the spine. With decorations by H. M. O'Kane. Text printed in red and black. Light toning to covers, a touch of wear to corner tips. A near fine copy.; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quindici mesi nell'Antartico Il viaggio della Belgica al Polo Sud narrato dal Capitano A. De Gerlache Comandante la Spedizione

      Voghera, Roma 1902 - - Traduzione di A. Faustini. XXXII + 335 con ill.n.t. e tavv.f.t. p. - in-8 p.tela coeva titoli e fregi oro al dorso

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        Salmon and Trout (Large Paper Edition)

      Macmillan, New York 1902 - Publisher's half brown morocco over marbled boards; matching end papers; hubbed spine with gilt rules, titles & decorations; 8vo; 417pp; TEG, others untrimmed; illustrated with frontispiece plus 13 full-page plates after drawings; 7 photo plates plus numerous text drawings by A.B. Frost, Tappan Adney, Martin Justice & others; a volume in the The American Sportsman's Library series, edited by Caspar Whitney; large paper edition of 100 numbered (#10) copies. Divided into 3 sections: The Atlantic Salmon (Sage); The Pacific Salmons (Townsend) and The Trouts of America (Harris). This copy in very good condition with light rubbing along edges; internally quite clean with the occasional spot of foxing. All of the large paper editions in this series are desirable and hard-to-find, especially in nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Just So Stories

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1902., 1902. First Edition. Octavo, pp. 249. Illustrated throughout by the author. Handsomely bound in recent maroon full Morocco, gilt border to the boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands to the spine. Marbled endpapers. Original cloth retained and bound in at the rear. Some occasional light spotting throughout the textblock. A very good copy in a very smart binding.

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        THE PHOTO-SECESSION (Founded February 17, 1902). Nos. 1-6.

      New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1902-1905. First edition. Stieglitz, Alfred. 6 issues. Small 8vos. No. 1 December 1902, (4) pp.; No. 2 April 1903, (4) pp.; No. 3 October 1903, (8) pp.; No. 4 February 1904, (8) pp.; No. 5 May 1904, (8) pp.; No. 6 February 1905, (8) pp. . Bound into simple gray paper over boards which shows moderate staining; the contents are fine and bright. Housed in a newly made clamshell box of cloth with a morocco panel and spine label. Alfred Stieglitz, after leaving the Camera Club of New York and serving as the editor of their official organ, Camera Notes, issued these six pamphlets as his "rallying cry" for a new movement in photography, the Photo-Secession, a distinctly American Pictorialist approach to the art. These missives outline his vision for the movement, its direction and criteria for inclusion in this most exclusive group. Notices of future exhibitions are printed with requests for the submission of prints, these include the Wiesbaden International Pictorial Photographic Portrait Exhibition; St. Petersburg International Photographic Exhibition; salons in Paris, Toronto, Minneapolis, Cleveland, etc., etc. The Exhibition Notes in issue No. 4 (February 1904) announced the edition de luxe catalogue for the Pittsburgh show of 1904 (see the next entry below). Each issue lists new members, a synopsis of the monthly dinner, a brief financial statement, and awards issued to members at various exhibitions. OCLC locates a single issue at Yale and The Met, with a complete set at the British Library. Exceedingly rare. Additionally, laid in is a small envelope with "G. O'Keeffe" written in ink on the front and the imprinted return, "Mrs. Louis Stecker... Philadelphia, PA." on the rear flap. Stecker is the maiden name of Dorothy Norman, whose long and intimate relationship with Alfred Stieglitz is well known. Inside the envelope are the following; a halftone reproduction of a Stieglitz portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe from 1918; a commercially printed b&w silver gelatin photograph of O'Keeffe sitting in front of her painting, Farmhouse Window and Door,1929, made from a 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch negative and printed on what appears to be photographic paper from the 1930s; and a densely exposed negative of O'Keeffe standing in front of two of her paintings, 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Alfred Stieglitz used a 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch Graflex camera and in 1931 he gave Dorothy Norman the same camera which she used through much of her career. From the estate of Dorothy Norman.

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        The Compleat Angler

      Freemantle, London, 1902. Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton The Compleat Angler (Freemantle 1902). The Winchester Edition. Two volume de-luxe limited edition on hand-made paper: # 122 of 150 copies signed by Strang and Cameron the illustrators. Edited by George A B Dewar. As stated: "The Text of this edition is an exact reprint in spelling and punctuation of the Fifth (1676) Edition; the last published in Walton's lifetime.". Each quarto-sized volume in original dark brown polished vellum with gilt decoration to front boards and spines. Top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Numerous etchings each in two states: one state on Japan paper. Spines of vellum, Volume 1 detaching from top to center and there is some slight wear to edges. A Very Good set of a sought-after edition.Please view the images for more information.

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        The Making of an American

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. Later printing. Illustrated. xiii, 433 (+2 ads) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt, t.e.g. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf, with A.L.S. tipped in, publisher's advertising folder tipped to verso of frontispiece. With Robb's bookplate on front pastedown and label on back pastedown. Recased. Later printing. Illustrated. xiii, 433 (+2 ads) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed, with A.L.S. Riis has inscribed the flyleaf: "Ellis D. Robb with the hearty regard of Jacob A. Riis"Additionally, there is an autograph letter on Macmillan Co. stationery, dated Dec. 4, 1902, addressed to Ellis Robb, mayor of Eldora, Iowa, thanking him and discussing an upcoming lecture tour that would be bringing him to the Midwest.

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        Report on the Collections of Natural History Made in the Antarctic Regions during the voyage of the "Southern Cross"

      London:: British Museum,. 1902.. Hardcover. Fine. Extremely scarce account of the 1st British Antarctic Expedition of 1898- 1900. Includes Mammalia by Capt. Barrett-Hamilton; Notes on Antarctic Seals by Edward Wilson; Extracts from the Private Diary of the Late Nicolai Hanson; Aves by R. Bowdler Sharpe; Pisces by G. Boulenger; Tunicata by W.A. Herdman; Mollusca by Edgar Smith; Echinoderma; Insecta; Arachnica; Crustacea; Polychaeta; Gephyrea; Nematoda; Cestoda; Polyzoa; Anthozoa; Actiniae; Hydrozoa; Porifera; Cryptogamia; Report on the Rock Specimens. Thick tall 8vo, 344pp, 53 lithographic plates, 8 in color of Antarctic birds, including 2 of penguins, & eggs. 5 color plates by Edward Wilson, who contributed supplementary notes on an Antarctic sealing expedition lead by Borchgrevinck. Spence 968. Handsomely rebound in quarter black & gilt morocco & cloth boards. Ex-lib. copy with small circular stamps on verso of plates. Slt. bump to lower corner on early pages o/w very good condition, binding in fine condition.

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

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1902. Hardcover. Three quarter polished brown calf and brown cloth. Very good. 4 vols. 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.

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        The Varieties of Religious Experience

      London: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1902. First edition. Original Cloth. Very Good +. 8vo, teg. In the olive green cloth, a very well kept copy of the first edition with a full complement of publisher's ads to rear and the misspelt "Nietsche" to line 11, p. 38. A few gatherings are slightly pulled but the binding remains sound; with paper label attached to hd of spine although some loss at top. No marginalia or annotations and overall, a very attractive copy of this classic investigation into the psychological nature of religious epiphany, mysticism and spirituality. pp. xii, 534, blank/colophon, "A Classified Catalogue of Works in General Literature", pp. 32.

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        Animals in Motion. An Electro-Photographie Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Progressive Movements. Commenced 1872. Completed 1885.

      Chapman & Hall,, London, 1902 - London, Chapman & Hall, 1902. Quer-2°. 4 n.n. + 264 S. OLwd. 2. Aufl. In engl Sprache. Mit der faksimilierten Widmung am Frontispiz. - Ebd. leicht berieben, Buchblock leicht gelockert, leichte Gbrsp. - Muybridge (1830-1904), wanderte in die USA aus und wurde dort zu einem der bekanntesten Fotografen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Seine verträumten Landschaftsbilder aus dem Yosemite Valley verkauften sich millionenfach, seine Dia-Vorträge wurden in Europa begeistert gefeiert - ein früher Starfotograf, der selbst die dunklen Seiten des Celebrity-Daseins idealtypisch vorweg nahm: 1874 erschoss er den Liebhaber seiner Frau, wurde in einem spektakulären Prozess dann aber freigesprochen. Die Jury zeigte Verständnis für den Rachedurst des gehörnten Ehemannes. Zudem kam der Mann mit dem wild wuchernden Bart bei seinen Experimenten dem Geheimnis des Bewegtbildes auf die Spur - und schrieb so Geschichte: Muybridges Bewegungsstudien von Rennpferden bildeten den Grundstein für das Kino, zwanzig Jahre vor den Brüdern Lumière. Nicht nur hatte er Wissenschaft und Technik einen entscheidenden Schritt vorangebracht. Seine Bewegungsstudien von Tieren und Menschen wurden auch zu einer Inspirationsquelle für Generationen von Künstlern. (Zitat nach Carsten Volkery). - Beiliegend die wissenschaftliche Grundlage für seine Fotografie: Étienne-Jules MAREY, La Locomotion Animale. Extrait du Traite de Physique Biologique, Tome 1er. (Paris, Masson et Cie., 1877). Mit einer eighd. Widm. von Marey. - Marey, (1830 -1904), studierte zunächst an der Ecole polytechnique in Beaume und seit 1850 in Paris Medizin. Er spezialisierte sich auf Physiologie und Pathophysiologie des Kreislaufsystems. Nach einem kurzen Aufenthalt bei Carl Ludwig in Wien, kehrte er 1860 nach Paris zurück. Er war ein Pionier auf den Gebieten der Blutmessung, graphischen Aufzeichnungstechnik, wissenschaftlicher Photographie, Luftfahrt und Kinematographie. Ab 1870 erweiterte er sein Interesse auf technische Erfindungen zum Studium biologischer Bewegungsphänomene, die ebenfalls in dem vorliegenden Sonderdruck abgebildet sind. Englisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eragny Press] HISTOIRES DE PEAU DÂ’ANE

      

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        The Works of Charles Dickens 34 of 36 Volumes

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 34 Volumes of 36. Includes the 2 Volume set-Life of Dickens, by Forster. Octavo. Bound in 1/2 publisher's leather over marbled boards. Gilt lettering on spine. 5 raised bands. Marbled boards. Good bindings and covers. Wear to extremities. Sunning to leather on spine and corner extremities. Front board of Oliver Twist detached. Chipping and loss to head of some of the spines spine. Lacking the first volume of Dombey & Son and Volume 2 of The Old Curiosity Shop. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        Geschichte des k. u. k. Dragoner-Regimentes Kaiser Ferdinand N°. 4. 1674 - 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. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Geschichte; Militaria

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        Engadiner Maerchen. (Erste und) Zweite Folge.

      Polygraphisches Institut A.G.,, Zürich, 1902 - 2 Bände. Zürich, Polygraphisches Institut A.G., (1902). Kl.-4°. 47 S.; 50 S. Mit 93 farb. Textillustrationen von Giovanni Giacometti. Farb. illustr. Halbleinenbände. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Erschienen erstmals in den "Annalas da la Societad Retorumantscha" (Jahrbuch der rätoromanischen Gesellschaft) ab 1901 in Putér. Die sieben Märchen gesammelt und nacherzählt von Gian Bundi (1872-1936), Schweizer Märchensammler, Journalist und Musikkritiker. Die Märchen stammen ursprünglich von der Näherin Anna Engel (1803-1873), einer begnadeten Erzählerin aus Bever (siehe Vorwort). - Papier durchgehend stockfleckig und gebräunt. Rücken erneuert. Farb. illustr. Halbleinenbände. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Exploration Of The Caucasus.

      London: Edward Arnold, 1902. - 2 Volumes. large 8vo. pp. xii, 278; viii, 295, [1]. with half-titles. profusely illus. incl. 2 frontis. (1 folding) & 4 folding maps (3 in colour; 1 with partial colour). untrimmed in original cloth (joints & extremities frayed). Second Edition. During the course of three journeys, in 1868, 1887, and 1889, Freshfield traversed the main chain of the Caucasus eleven times by eight different passes, and crossed in and out of Suanetia eight times by seven different routes. He took part in the ascent of three of the great peaks, Elbruz, Kasbek, and Tetnuld, in addition to several lesser summits. Also included here are accounts of the ascents of other peaks by several of his friends in the Alpine Club, H.Wooley, J.G.Cockin, and H.W.Holder. The illustrations are after photographs by Vittorio Sella, M. De Déchy, H.Woolley, W.F.Donkin, and S.Sommier. Neate 288. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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