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        Ten Thousand Miles in Persia or Eight Years in Iran

      London: John Murray, 1902. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. frontis, photos & illustrations, maps (1 folding), index, xv, 481p. Recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in blue leather). 23cm. Minor soil and wear. Lightly age-toned. No Jacket. Sykes identified on title-page as "H.M. Consul, Kerman and Persian Baluchistan."

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        COMPLETE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE

      New York & London: G. P. Putnam's, 1902. Arnheim Edfition, Limited yo 500 sets, this no. 332. Fine and bright as issued. Arnheim Edfition, Limited yo 500 sets, this no. 332. Ten volumes. Edited by Charles F. Richardson. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn with full-page plates and head- and tail-pieces. Bound in quarter parchment vellum over blue-gray boards, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and a full length design in gilt of two columns.

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        The Mystery of The Sea

      London William Heinemann 1902. 8vo. 498pp. + 16pp. ads. Publsiher's black cloth, titled in gilt to spine and front board with additional decoration in green and gilt. Smart, strong and clean, barely any rubbing of the gilt or chipping of the green as is often seen with this title. Minor edgewear, some light bumping to extremities, very good indeed, a superior copy. Internally clean, ink ownership and Smith's blindstamp to front flyleaf. Very light spotting to prelims. Secret codes, Armada treasure and ancient curses; what more could one ask for. Tricky to find in nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns]
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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. A fine copy. With colour frontispiece, colour title page and many illustrations on colour plates and in the text by Mary Cowles Clark. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Contemplations

      East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/None. Limited to 100 copies on Japan Vellum. 1902 This is copy #38, SIGNED by Hubbard. Also SIGNED in pencil on frontispiece by the photographer, H. Schervee. The major, though perhaps repairable flaw with this book is that the front cover is detached. Leather with marbled boards have light wear. Ink gift note on fly leaf, rest of interior is in nice condition, clean, text block secure. A beautifully-produced book.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation.

      [Bookseller: Ohio Book Consortium]
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        HENRY VIII

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

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        A Modern Miracle

      London Ward Lock 1902. 8vo. 318pp. + 2pp. ads. Bound in original deep red cloth titled and decorated in gilt and white to spine and front board, Minor edgewear and fading of the white paint, still very handsome. A very good copy. Mild bumping to extremities. Foredge untrimmed. Internally clean; W.H. Smith blindstamp to front flyleaf, ink ownership to same (F. R. Hayne Cook, Moulton Hall 1902). A scarce and actually rather important piece of science fiction dealing with the experimental creation of what is essentially a bionic man, throw in some references to television, and visual recording devices, an "elixir of death" and possibly one the earliest references to animal experimentation and you have a serious piece of science fiction. Pre-dates Beresford's "Hampdenshire Wonder" in the superhuman stakes and hardly anyone seems to have paid any attention to it. A very respectable copy of an influential and overlooked title.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns]
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        Astrologia Gallica [manuscript French translation of books 22-24; Directions, Revolutions, Passages]

      1902. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Full contemporary vellum, spine perished, tears to vellum on rear cover, binding still generally sound. Paper uniformly browned, a few small tears to page edges, fine otherwise. A 1902 manuscript translation of books 22-24 of Morin's 1661 Astrologia Gallica into French. 315 leaves written on one side with a detailed table of contents. (12), 315pp. Signed Etienne Dercaisay(?) and dated May 22, 1902 on the final page. An opponent of Gallileo (and Descartes, among others), Morin wrote the 26 books of the Astrologia Gallica but did not live to see them published (he died in 1659 and they were published in 1661). The early books provide the theoretical basis in theology for his work, while the later books discuss natal, judicial, mundane, electional and meteorological astrology. Pieces were translated into Spanish in the 19th century and French and German in the early 20th including book 21 into French in 1902, a French translation of book 25 was done in the 1940s and other books appeared in English beginning in 1974 (including book 21, published by NY City bookseller and astrologer Zoltan Mason - this book, though unmarked, is from his collection) and then a series of translations into English starting with book 22 in 1994. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. Inventory No: 045866.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        The Works.

      New York: D. Appleton & Company,, 1902. 13 volumes, octavo. Original red buckram, decorative paper label to spines, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispieces. Contemporary bookplate to front pastedowns. Faint partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent set with exceptionally bright cloth and labels. The Author's Edition, the rare US issue, which, unlike the UK edition, includes The Hound of the Baskervilles. The omission was due to the fact that the author wanted a set that contained only the works for which he wanted to be credited, as he states in the preface: "Outside of this edition there is no work of mine up to this date which I do not willingly suppress." Limited to 1,000 sets, of which this is number 54.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Edited by James A. Harrison. 17 Vol.The Monticello Edition.

      New York, Goerge D. Sproul, 1902. 8°, Halbleder Halbledereinband mit Kopfgoldschnitt, unbeschnittenes u. z. T. unaufgeschnittenes Papier. Einband fast neuwertig und Innen sehr sauber. *** Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall. Monticello edition, number 639 of 1000 copies, illustrated throughout with monochrome plates. 17 volume set (complete): Biography; Tales (5 volumes); Poems; Literary Criticism (6 volumes); Essays and Miscellanies; Literati and Autobiography; Marginalia and Eurkeka; Letters. Three quarter black leather over marbled boards, gilt lettered and decorated spines with raised bands, top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Very good condition! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bibliophile Ausgabe, Englische Literatur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        The Adventures of Romney Pringle.

      London Ward Lock 1902. 8vo. 198pp + 2pp ads. Publisher's bright red cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board, decorated in white to bottom right front board. White decoration slightly rubbed but still strong and clear, most unusual for this title. Minor edgewear and bumping, sunning to spine with dulling to spine gilt, a very good copy indeed. Internally clean, ink number and W.H. Smith blind stamp to front flyleaf. Clean, sharp and tight, a very good copy indeed. Scarce.#An early foray into crime writing from Freeman, most famous for Dr. Thorndyke. Pringle, first released upon the world via Cassell's Magazine, is a gentleman con artist, master of disguise and all round hunter of other criminals. Much in the vein of Raffles, this criminous rarity has fallen recently among the ranks of forgotten titles. Thoroughly splendid.#

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns]
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        A Persian Pearl

      C. L. Ricketts, Chicago 1902 - Inscribed on the blank page before the half-title: "To Miller P. Allen Esq. With the Compliments of Clarence S. Darrow." 160 pages, 8vo, decoreative boards with a beige cloth spine (spine gently darkened). Chicago: C. L. Ricketts, 1902. First edition of his first book. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The River War an Historical Account of The Reconquest of Soudan.

      Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1902 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, rule to boards gilt, signature to front board gilt, plain coated endpapers, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt. Light foxing to prelims otherwise a fine copy. With frontispiece and 22 maps and plans. New and Revised Edition. Woods A2(b)

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        REVISTA GRAFICA 1901-1902. Instituto Catalán de las Artes del Libro. Director: Eudaldo Canibell.

      Fidel Giró, Barcelona 1902 - 27'5x19, 174p, 1h, 68p de publicidad, 1h (colofón), nums. ils. y fots. en texto, láms. fuera de texto (la mayoría color, muchas sobre cartoncillo) Rúst. con algo de óx. Ejemplar nº 754 de una ed. limitada a 1100 ejemplares numerados. - 'La índole de esta publicación hace imposible la reproducción ulterior del presente volumen'. 1902

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        (WIEDEMANN‘S) ANNALEN DER PHYSIK. Hrsg. v. Paul DRUDE. Begründet und fortgeführt durch F.A.C. Gren, L.W. Gilbert, J.C. Poggendorf, E. Wiedemann. Kuratorium: F. Kohlrausch, M. Planck, G. Quincke, W.C. Röntgen, E. Warburg.

       Lpz., Barth 1902. 4. Folge. Bd. 9. Der ganzen Reihe 314. Bd. gr.-8°. VIII, 1344. Mit 5 Figurentaf., mehreren Textabb. u. 1 gefalt. Taf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Tit. gestemp.Enthält u.a. folgende Beiträge in Erstdruck: A. EINSTEIN. Kinetische Theorie des Wärmegleichgewichtes und des zweiten Hauptsatzes der Thermodynamik; M. PLANCK. Ueber die von einem elliptisch schwingenden Ion emittierte und absorbirte Energie; Ders. Ueber die Verteilung der Energie zwischen Aether und Materie. - VII, 1344 pp. with 5 (1 folded) plates and many textillustr. Contemp. half calf, gilt spine. In very good condition. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Naturwissenschaften, Zeitschriften, Physik

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        [ALBUM OF FORTY-FOUR LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF BERMUDA]

      [Bermuda. ca. 1902-1910].. Forty-four mounted albumen photographs, each 7¾ x 9¼ inches. Oblong folio. Contemporary three-quarter pebbled leather and cloth, gilt. Spine neatly repaired in matching calf. Gift inscription penciled on a front blank. Images generally crisp and clean. Very good. In a red cloth clamshell box, gilt leather label. A fascinating collection of early 20th-century photographs of Bermuda, from one of the noted local photographers of the era, William Weiss. Most of the photographs are stamped by Weiss's photography studio in the negative, and those that are not stamped are very likely also Weiss compositions. William Weiss was a commercial photographer active in Bermuda from about 1902 until his death in 1925. Many of the images here are iconic representations of Bermudian locations, also appearing later in reproductions, both monochromatic and in color, and on postcards. ^Some locations or subjects are identified in the image negative. The identifications within the images include the "Hotel Frascati," "Joyce's Dock Cave," "Date Palms" (two copies), "Cannon Rock," "A Fisherman's Home," "Whalers in Harbor," "Bananas," "H.M.S. PSYCHE in Dock," "Oldest House," "Devil's Hole," "Paw Paw," "Victoria Park," "Cedar Ave.," "Coral Rock," "Sperm Whale," "Screw Palm," "Swinging Bridge," "Royal Palms" (two copies), "Khyber Pass," "St. George's," "South Shore" (two different views), "Coca Nut Palm," "Gibbs Hill Light House," "Rock Quarry," "Lily Field," "Hamilton Harbor," "Tom Moore's House," "View from Gibbs Hill," "Ordinance Island," and "Rubber Tree." Eleven images feature human subjects, usually at work or utilized for reasons of perspective against architectural backgrounds. Of those photographs with human subjects, six contain images of people of color, including a delightful image of a older man playing a banjo while three children stand beside him, accompanying him on the triangle, snare drum, and tambourine, respectively. ^Determining an exact date for the album is a bit difficult. The image of the HMS Psyche in dry dock in Hamilton, Bermuda was taken in 1902 or 1903, after Weiss's arrival in Bermuda, but before the Psyche shipped out of Bermuda for service in Australia in December of 1903. So it is not logical that any earlier date could be assigned to the album than 1902. The album itself is stamped from the Bay City, Michigan studio of the photographic firm of Harman & Verner, which according to David Tinder's DIRECTORY OF EARLY MICHIGAN PHOTOGRAPHERS closed shop in 1911. As a result, it is fairly reasonable to assume that the album was assembled between 1902 and 1910, and probably nearer the earlier date. ^An exceptional assemblage of early Bermudian photography by one of the early masters of the art on the island. Together these images provide a rich picture of life in Bermuda, of the hardscrabble life of the inhabitants set against the beauty of the landscape, the harbor, the sea, the flora, the architecture, and more.

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

      British Museum,, London: 1902 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Magyar Remekirok - A Magayr Irodalom Fömüvei. - Band 1-30, 32-55.

      Budapest, Franklin-Tarsulat, 1902-1907. 1.Auflage, ca.250-350 Seiten pro Band 8° , dekorative ornamentale Schmuckeinbände Einband etwas berieben, minimal fleckig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. ------------------------------------Gesammelte Werke der ungarischen Literatur - Autoren: Arany Janos, Arany Laszlo, Baro Balassa Balint, Baro Eötvös Jozsef, Baro Kemeny Zsigmond, Bajza Jozsef, Berzsenyi Daniel, Csiky Gergely, Csokonai v.Mihaly, Czuczor Gergely, Deak Ferencz, Garay Janos, Grof Gvadanyi Jozsef, Grof Szechenyi Istvan, Grof Zrinyi Miklos, Gyöngyösi Istvan, Karman Jozsef, Katona Jozsef, Kazinczy Ferencz, Kaisfaludy Karoly, Kisfaludy Sandor, Kölcsey Ferencz, Kossuth Lajos, Kurucz Költeszet, Madach Imre, Magyar Nepballadak, Mikes Kelemen, Reviczky Gyula, Törökorszagi Levelei, Pazmany Peter, Petöfi Sandor, Szigligeti Ede, Tompa Mihaly, Vajda Janos, Vörösmarty Mihaly. Hungarian Literature Book

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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        Just So Stories.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Das Atelier des Photographen (IX., X., XI., XII. und XIII. Jahrgang in 3 Bänden), Zeitschrift für Photographie und Reproductionstechnik 2 Bände mit je 2 Jahrgänge und ein Einzeljahrgang.

      Halle a. S. : Verlag von Wilhelm Knapp 1902 - 1906. 208/196 Seiten (zzgl. ca 200 Seiten Anhang), 192/194 Seiten (zzgl. ca 200 Seiten Anhang), 155 Seiten (zzgl. ca 100 Seiten Anhang),. 22x29, hellbraunes illustriertes und blindgeprägte O Ln mit marmoriertem Schnitt. bei Doppeljahrgang 1902/03 sind miteingebunden:\"Das Protokoll der allgemeinen Mitglieder-Versammlung vom 16. und 17. September 1902 in Düsseldorf 15 Seiten (Rechtsschutz-Verband Deutscher Photographen) und 24 (zu jedem Jahrgang je 12 Monatshefte a 8 Seiten):\"Photographische Chronik - Beiblatt zum Atelier des Photographen und zur Zeitschrift für Reproduktionstechnik\", Jahrgang IX mit illustrierter OU des ersten Heftes (ohne Titel und Register): mit zahlreichen Kunstbeilagen und Autotypien im Text, Jahrgang X: mit 66 Kunstbeilagen und 138 Autotypien im Text; bei Doppeljahrgang 1904/05 sind miteingebunden: 24 (zu jedem Jahrgang je 12 Monatshefte a 8 Seiten):\"Photographische Chronik und Allgemeine Photographen-Zeitung - Beiblatt zum Atelier des Photographen\", mit zweifarbigem Titel, Jahrgang XI: mit 88 Kunstbeilagen und 176 Autotypien im Text, Jahrgang XII: mit 93 Kunstbeilagen und 196 Autotypien im Text, die 8 Seiten Titel und Register des 2. Jahrganges wurden nicht eingebunden liegen aber lose bei; bei Jahrgang 1906 sind miteingebunden:12 Monatshefte a 8 Seiten):\"Photographische Chronik und Allgemeine Photographen-Zeitung - Beiblatt zum Atelier des Photographen\",mit 208 Kunstbeilagen die BÄNDE ENTHALTEN INSGESAMT 27 HOCHWERTIGE PHOTOTAFEL, 22 DAVON ALS HELIOGRAVUR, 5 ALS MEHRFARBENDRUCK AUSGEFÜHRT; DIESE PHOTOGRAPHIEN STAMMEN VON: A. Albert, New York, Dr. E. Albert, München, Craig Annan, Glasgow, H. Brandseph, Stuttgart, W. Crooke, London, G. J. von Dühren, Berlin, R. Dührkoop, Hamburg, Hugo Erfurth, Dresden (2x), A. Gottheil, Danzig (2x), Wilhelm Knapp, Halle, Friedrich Müller, München, Müller, München (2x), Perscheid, Leipzig, Erwin Raupp, Dresden (2x), O. Suck, Karlsruhe (3x), Wilhelm Weimer, Darmstadt, Dr. A. Miethe (\"Dreifarbendruck\") (5x) außergewöhnlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar im ORIGINALEINBAND Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        A Portfolio of Royal Descents

      London Phillimore & Co 1902. G - : in Good (minus) condition. Cover rubbed and bumped with edge fading. Spine and titles faded with two inch by one inch chip at base with joint. Inner hinges cracked but contents tight. Heraldic bookplate of James Watts on paste-down 'Fide sed cui Vide'. Fore and lower edge untrimmed. Teg. Contents VG Printed for Private Circulation Red/gilt hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges 470mm x 290mm (19" x 11"). 89pp. Coats of Arms and facsimile signatures. Printed for Private Circulation. Volume provides a series of 89 descents from the Royal Houses of England and Scotland. Includes in most cases a facsimile of the signature whose descent is traced out, whilst on the opposite page is given, in the case of armorial families an engraving of the arms borne. The pedigree at the beginning of the volume shows the descent of Edward III from most of the Royal Houses of Europe and consequently the early ancestry of nearly all those whose genealogies given in the work. Heraldic bookplate of James Watts 'Fide sed cui Vide' on the paste-down. N.B.: Heavy volume-shipping supplement applies-please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1902 - 1902 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition.

      1902. Hi, Here we have a very rare 1902 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 7th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to the front and to the spine. The boards are in very good condition too, just a couple of marks that show up under a certain light and angel but not off putting. The hinges are amazing, very strong indeed and the pastedowns bright and yellow. Nice white pages and excellent photoplate, a very nice Wisden.

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. Auflage, \"Bibliotheksausgabe\", 20 + 4 (24) Bände, 1902 - 1913

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1902 - 1913. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden mit 18.600 Seiten und 150.000 Artikeln mit 16.831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text sowie auf 1.522 Illustrationstafeln (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithogra¬phien Grundwerk in 20 Bänden, der Ergänzungsband 21 sowie die Jahres-Supplementbände 21 bis 24, somit vollständiges Exemplar in 24 Bänden (partiell: Neuer Abdruck). Es handelt sich hier um die so genannte \"Bibliotheksausgabe\": Schwarze Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentitel sowie reicher ornamentaler Goldprägung, Rückengestaltung in sehr schönem Jugendstil-Linien¬dekor (Bogenornamentik) nach einem Entwurf von Otto Eckmann. Einbanddecken in farblich passendem olivfarbenen Leinen. Marmorierter Buchschnitt. Die 6. Auflage gilt als Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte und als größtes und prächtigstes Lexikon der Jahrhundertwende-Epoche. Es gibt sie in mehreren unterschiedlichen Ausgaben, die sich jeweils durch eine überaus reizvolle Jugendstil-Ornamentik auszeichnen. Die 6. Meyer-Auflage enthält mehr Cromolithographien als jedes andere Allgemeinlexikon. Das Besondere an diesem Exemplar: Alle Bände in originaler Farberhaltung (ohne nennenswerte Aufhellung). Exemplare der sehr aufhellungsempfindlichen Bibliotheksausgabe mit diesem einheitlichen originalen Erscheinungsbild - zumal unter Einschluß aller Ergänzungsbände - sind extrem selten und dürfen als besondere Rarität gelten. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand. Buchrücken kaum berieben, auch Deckel überwiegend sauber, ein Deckel etwas angestaubt, ein weiterer leicht randfleckig. Seiten überwiegend sauber und fleckenfrei, allenfalls wenige Seitenränder leicht fleckig. Ein Band mit leichter Rückenfalte. In toto außergewöhnliches Exemplar dieser gesuchten Jugendstil-Ausgabe in harmonischem, originalem Erscheinungsbild. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Lexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Meyer Meyers Jugendstil

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        Autograph Letter Signed.

      - "The Singing Lion," famous Italian operatic baritone remembered for his Verdi roles and considered by some the greatest baritone of the 20th century. ALS in Italian, 4pp, 4½" X 7", London, England, 1902 June 17. Addressed to Mr. Fano (probably Guido Fano, 1875-1961, Italian composer and writer on music). Very good. Not translated, but clearly music-related in content, with music references throughout. Ruffo is very scarce in good music content full letters. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Cathleen in Hoolihan, A Play in One Act and in Prose

      Caradoc Press 1902 - One of 300 copies of this first edition. Binding has loosened but is holding; splitting to the (very thin) leather spine, slight loss to bottom of spine, but internally clean. Pages uncut, which suggests unread. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshop on the Heath Ltd]
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        Die Lehre von den Geschwülsten mit einem mikroskopischen Atlas. 2 Bde.

      - Wiesbaden, J.F.Bergmann, 1902, Gr. 8°, 63 Taf. mit 296 farbigen Abb., XXXIII, 998 pp. mit 63 Blatt Tafelerklärungen, 2 feinen Halbledereinbänden mit marmor. Deckelnbezügen. First Edition! - "With this book by Maximiliian Borst (1860-1946) the microscopical epoch in the evolution of the knowledge of cancer may be said to have been brought to a close" (Haagensen). - Garrison & Morton No.2625 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE MEMOIRS OF FRANC_OIS RENE_, VICOMTE DE CHATEAUBRIAND, SOMETIME AMBASSADOR TO ENGLAND. IN SIX VOLUMES.

      Freemantle & Co., 1902 - PLEASE NOTE.VOLUME 1 IS MISSING. Volumes 2-6 only. Ex library rebound copies with the usual stamps, stickers and marks. Good bindings and clear text. Good clean copies. Blue covers with Gilt lettering to the spines. Tan to the FEPS. Volumes 2-6 only. Please note. The FEPS to some volumes have been removed. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bird's Eye View from Mt Washington New Hampshire

      Boston and Maine Railroad.. Copyright 1902.. Color lithographic bird's eye view illustration, 25 x 24 inches on sheet size 27 x 26 inches folding as issued into 7 x 3 1/2 inch stiff card fold, text and black and white photo illustrations on verso. A few 1/8 to 1/4 inch separations at fold intersections, very good condition. Extraordinary cartographic representation of the view from above and all around to capture that heady feeling with the world laid out before one. There is a numbered guide to key places of interest and mountains looking from West to North, North to East, East to South and South to West. Verso features "Mount Washington A Brief History and Description of the Monarch of the White Hills". .

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        Graphische Neuheiten. Karten, Vignetten, Umrahmungen, Buchschmuck, Etiketten, Monogramme, Initialen, Zierleisten, Kalender, Plakate. Serie I. Originalentwürfe in Farben- und Lichtdruck.

      Verlag für Architektur und Kunstgewerbe ca., 1902 - Selten ! 4°, 47 (von 48) Tafeln, es fehlt Tafel 1, HalbleinenMappe - Mappe ber. und best., Tafeln vereinzelt leicht fleckig, sonst schöner altersgemäßer Zustand - 1902. a88377 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2600

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        THE POTHUNTERS

      London: Adam and Charles Black. 1902. First edition, first printing [first state binding]. Publisher's original blue cloth boards with silver cup illustration to the upper boards and titles to the spine. Housed in a purpose made quarter morocco solander box. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 9 full page plates by R. Noel Pocock. An attractive very good copy, the binding in unusually nice shape with only light rubbing and bumping at the extremities. The contents are entirely complete, without inscriptions or stamps and without the heavy foxing often seen with this title. There are a few tiny nicks and light tanning to the text block edge but in all respects a much nicer copy than often encountered. The author's first book. (McIlvaine A1a). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        BROYT OHN ARBAYT, ODER SOLON IN LIDIEN

      Varsha; Druk Shuldberg Et Kom.. 1902. Pamphlet. Original Wraps. 12mo. 22 pages. 19 cm. First edition in any language. 'Bread without Labor, or, Solon in Lydia. ' Yiddish edition of Solin in Lydien, a play by Herzl written 1900, published in Yiddish 1902; performed in German in 1903; and eventually published in German 1904; the Yiddish published edition precedes the German. One of Herzl's last plays, written during his Zionist period: the hero of the play is Solon of ancient Athens, who represents Herzl; a young man, Eucosmos, discovers a way to produce wheat without toil, Solon becomes worried, and argues for the Nietzschean principle of Dionysian sublimation through creative work. Subjects: Solon, approximately 630 B. C. -approximately 560 B. C. - Drama. Solon, approximately 630 B. C. -approximately 560 B. C. Yiddish Plays ?- Theodor Herzl. OCLC lists 8 copies. Wraps soiled and bumped; staples beneath wraps rusted; light bumping to outer edges, internally clean and fresh. Good + condition. Rare and important (YID-21-35) .

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

      Berlin, Axel Juncker, 1902. 1. Auflage 111 Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit illustriertem Vorderdeckel und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. 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 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Passing

      1902. Pen and ink illustration on irregularly shaped paper, two repaired tears upper right, mild soiling. Original drawing by the great American illustrator, Harrison Fisher This superb drawing of a handsome young woman swinging a golf club is undoubtedly the title page drawing for a story in one of the many illustrated magazines Fisher drew for. Known particularly for his portrayals of beautiful women, Fisher here renders flawlessly the calm concentration of the nicely turned out young golfer, as well as her fashionable, Edwardian attire. Harrison Fisher was one the leading lights in the "golden age of American illustration" that includes Howard Pyle, N.C.Wyeth, Charles Dana Gibson, Maxfield Parrish and others whose book and story illustrations were qualitatively much finer art than the stories were literature. He is best known for nearly twenty consecutive years of Cosmopolitan covers with their intriguing portraits of hopeful young maidens and loving couples.

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        The Exploration of the Caucasus. Second edition. In 2 vols.

      London, Edward Arnold, 1902, - lg. in-8vo, XII + 278 p. / VIII + 295 p., richly illustrated (photos by Vittorio Sella, Woolley and Déchy) + 3 folding maps, light foxing, small legacy stamp ?Guggisberg?, original publisher?s green clothbound, gilt title on spine, light wear at spine ends and corners. Very good copy. Freshfield led an exploration of the Caucasus and was the first man, officially, to conquer Kazbek with guides from the village Gergeti. He described the denuded territories of Abkhazia in a moving chapter on 'The Solitude of Abkhazia'.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES FLEURS PASSIONNÉES.

      Les Cahiers Humains, 125 rue d'Alésia, Paris, 1902 - Les Fleurs passionnées par Edmond Rocher (1902). 9 lithographies aquarellées (livraisons I, II et III seules parues ?). Rarissime. Pas à la Bnf ni ailleurs . Edmond ROCHER LES FLEURS PASSIONNÉES. Les Cahiers Humains, 125 rue d'Alésia, Paris, 1902 3 livraisons en feuilles de 3 lithographies chacune, couverture lithographiée, chaque lithographie est précédée d'un petit texte poétique en prose qui présente la fleur dessinée qui suit. Tirage sur papier vélin ordinaire (il ne semble pas qu'il y ait eu de tirage sur papier de luxe). Papier légèrement teinté. Quelques légères usures en bordure des couverture, sinon bel état tel que paru pour cette publication très fragile. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE A TRÈS PETIT NOMBRE FORT PROBABLE (non mentionné). ÉDITION AVORTÉE ? Cette suite de lithographie, recherches approfondies effectuées, n'a semble-t-il jamais été jusqu'au bout de sa parution prévue en 10 livraisons de 3 lithographies chacune au prix de 5 francs l'ensemble. Seules les livraisons 1, 2 et 3 ont paru croyons-nous et le tirage dû être très faible si l'on s'en tient à l'absence totale d'exemplaires qu'on peut trouver dans les différents catalogues de bibliothèques consultés. "Commentant la femme par la fleur ou interprétant la fleur par la femme, le "florier d'amour" ainsi que l'appelle le poète Paul Redonnel, offre aujourd'hui à ses amis, à ses admirateurs, au public, de véritables petites merveilles. Edmond Rocher est un des rares artistes qui connaisse, interprète et rende si intensément la fleur, cette chose exquise, aimée de tous, grands et petits, filles et femmes, jeunes et vieux. Les Fleurs passionnées sont appelées à un grand succès. Il est fort probable que le premier tirage, faisant prime, sera recherché par les amateurs ; et nous ne serions pas étonnés de ne pouvoir sous peu répondre à toutes les demandes. Les Fleurs passionnées seront complètes en 10 fascicules. Chaque fascicule comprendra trois planches sous une couverture renouvelée, et l'ouvrage formera à la fin de la publication un superbe volume in-8 avec titre et table." (extrait du Journal d'Annonay du samedi 25 octobre 1902). "Toute une flore sexuelle et sexuée, pistils phalliques et corolles vaginales, pollen fécondant et équivoques enchevêtrements de feuillages. Des fleurs animées d'une sorte d'animalité possèdent des femmes curieuses et affolées que M. Ed. Rocher a dessinées avec beaucoup de charme." (extrait d'article de presse). On trouve différents articles pour le lancement de cette souscription : Mercure de France, etc. Une explication pourrait se trouver pour expliquer l'avortement prématuré de cette édition. Une interdiction de poursuivre pour obscénité, pornographie. 1902 est en effet une année de grande censure sur la nudité et la pornographie dans la presse et dans le monde de l'édition. Cette édition non dissimulée, publiée au grand jour, a pu déclencher les foudres de la censure. C'est l'explication que nous trouvons la plus plausible. Références : absent du catalogue de la Bnf (a du échapper au dépôt légal), CCfr, KVK, etc. BON EXEMPLAIRE. RARISSIME. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Children of the frost

      New York: Macmillan, 1902. vii, 261p. [iii ads] frontispiece and 7 plates, mild foxing, front hinge starting at publisher's device and frontis, untrimmed fore-edge and bottom edge, first edition according to Sisson page 6 and BAL 11873, blue-gray cloth, titles in white, decorations on cover and spine in red, black and white, spine titles abit rubbed, otherwise very good.

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        Dokumente des modernen Kunstgewerbes - [Konvolut] Serie A: Keramik und Glasindustrie / Heft 4, 7, 9 & Serie B: Metall- und Goldschmiedearbeiten / Heft 4, 5 & Serie C: Möbel / Heft 3, 5 & Serie D: Textilarbeiten und Kleidung / Heft 2 & Serie O: Neue gemischte Serie / Heft 1, 2, 3, 4.

      Leipzig-Stötteritz / Moderner Kunstverlag Dr. Trenkler & Co 1902 - 1902-1908. 12 Hefte [!]. OBrosch. Mit zahlr. Abbildungen. Konvolut v. 12 Hefte! - Einbände teilweise lichtrandig, vereinzelt fleckig, sehr vereinzelt leicht gerändert & berieben; sonst sehr guter Zustand! Wohlerhaltene Hefte! 2200 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hojas selectas. Revista para todos. Año primero (1902) (publicación periódica)

      Salvat y C.A, Sociedad en Comandita, Madrid, Barcelona, España. 1902 - Hojas selectas. Revista para todos. Año primero (1902) (publicación periódica) Madrid-Barcelona, Salvat y C.A, Sociedad en Comandita, 1902. Características: Pasta dura en ½ piel y tela editorial, lomo en piel. Estado regular en cuanto a las pastas y lomo pero aceptable y en perfecto estado el papel y todo el contenido. El lomo presenta leves raspaduras en los costados; las dos terceras partes de la cofia superior están maltratadas. Grecas, adornos y letras estampados en relieve sobre el lomo además de letras y filetes dorados. La portada está ligeramente raspada de la esquina superior derecha y presenta unas pequeñas manchas en las orillas del canto lateral e inferior. Está ricamente estampada: lleva hojas en verde y dorado, finas letras y demás líneas adornadas en color negro y dorado. La contraportada tiene ligero desgaste; monograma editorial estampado en negro. Cantos levemente manchados por el paso del tiempo, en especial el canto superior. Bellas guardas estampadas. Pequeño trozo de cinta adhesiva en la primera guarda. En la portada interior está impreso el logo de la casa editorial. Esta obra forma parte de la Biblioteca Salvat (# 1045) y fue impresa en el establecimiento tipo-litográfico editorial de Salvat y C. A, S. en C. en Barcelona. Se alterna la impresión sobre un papel parecido al cuché y otro de menor calidad. La primera página es una fotografía de la guardia presidencial mexicana. Estas revistas cuentan con columnas fijas, por ejemplo: Panorama Universal, Retratos, Variedades, Notas Cómicas y Suplementos; los demás son textos de índole literario-sobre todo novelas-, histórico, científico, de cultura general, etc. Existen gran variedad de temas que son tratados con profundidad en general. Todos los textos van acompañados de grabados y dibujos, varios hechos en colores, algunos de ellos son verdaderamente hermosos. Asimismo, se insertan algunas fotografías. En todo el conjunto de los números hay más de 1000 ilustraciones, gran cantidad de ellas son a todo color y de gran belleza. Hay fotografías, dibujos, caricaturas, tarjetas, pentagramas, postales, cartelas, etc, etc. . Se incluyen algunos encabezados adornados. La tipografía es sobria y elegante; la fuente varía de tamaño según las exigencias de cada texto. La disposición del texto es a dos columnas con corondel ciego. Ninguno de los números de la publicación tiene una portada interior particular, sólo hay una página en blanco que separa una emisión de otra. Al final, se incluye un Índice General; Muchos de los autores que publicaron en ese año fueron sumamente reconocidos y de gran importancia en la literatura de lengua española, son los siguientes: Enrique Granados, Roberto de Palacio, Ricardo Palma, Rubén Darío, G. Martínez Sierra, Luciano Biart, Juan de Dios Peza, E. Contreras y Camargo, José Comas Solá, F. Navarro Ledesma, Eugenio Mascareñas, M. Berg, Santiago Baker, C. Schwarzkopf, Antonio García Llansó, Felipe Pedrell, Ángel R. Chaves, F. Climent Terrer, José Echegaray, Alfonso Danvila, J. Menéndez Agusty, V. Salado Álvarez, Manuel Carretero, etc. Algunos de los extraordinarios ilustradores son: Ramón Casas, Apeles Mestre, Méndez Bringa, F. Lix, A. Utrillo, E. Varela, Cabrinety, G. Camps, D. F. Sardá, Karicato, F. Sans Castaño, F. S. Covisa, Argemí, L. Hitchcok, etc. Las páginas van con cornisa y llevan los folios en los extremos del margen superior, así como una segunda numeración alterna, que es la correspondiente a cada número individual, en los extremos del margen inferior. 1156 pp. (25x17.5 cm). Peso: 2300 g.

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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]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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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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