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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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        SOUVENIR ACIS AND GALATEA MASQUE OF LOVE AS PRODUCED AT THE GREAT QUEEN STREET THEATRE, MARCH 10TH, 1902

      [London: J.J. Waddington, 1902. Quarto. Original printed wrappers, overlap edges. Illustrated with two portraits, and seventeen plates by Craig (one tipped-in). Spine covering chipped away (as often), wrappers slightly bowed, overlap edges chipped, internally very good and clean. First edition of this elaborate production, designed and illustrated by Craig, with attending texts by Christopher St. John, J.A. Fuller Maitland, and W. Barclay Squire. Craig served as Stage Director, and Shaw as Musical Director, for this production under the auspices of The Purcell Operatic Society. This is the variant with the endleaves affixed to the wrappers, and the wrappers with substantially more extended overlaps at the fore-edge, and rough trimmed edges at the top edge. Laid into this copy is an elaborate single sheet (printed recto and verso) of reviews of the previous production of DIDO AND AENEAS. FLETCHER & ROOD J8a.

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        THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT

      F. Warne & Co 1902 - First commercially published edition, first issue with "wept big tears" on p.51. Brown paper covered boards with onlay to upper cover of Peter in his blue jacket. Leaf-patterned endpapers. A very good copy indeed. Bright and clean, with just some looseness between sections and a small split to the lower spine. Illustrated throughout in colour. This first published edition sees the first appearance of the colour illustrations. There are four colour plates which appear in this first issue which do not appear in later printings, including the cover illustration of Peter in his blue jacket and the image of Mrs McGregor (Beatrix Potter) with a pie. 100 years after its first publication this tale is as popular as ever, one of the true classics of children's literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von ca. 6000 Stoff- und Buntpapiermustern aus den Jahren 1902-27. Format ca. 1 x 1 cm bis 36 x 33 cm. Montiert auf lose Bögen sowie in 6 Hlwd.-Bdn. d. Zt. (VDeckel u. Rücken tls. mit hs. Titelschild, 1 Einband beschädigt).

      1902 - Umfangreiche und informative Sammlung von bedruckten Seidenstoffen aus dem Jahr 1902, zahlreichen Stoffmustern deutscher Druckereien aus dem Zeitraum Oktober 1906 - Mai 1907 (darunter Boeringer-Guth, Keittinger, Wallach, Lantz, Gros-Roman, Koechlin, Scheurer Lauth u.a.), von Mustern ausländischer Druckereien des gleichen Zeitraumes (Lazarus/Paris, Rosenthal/Wien, Grafton/Manchester, Keitinger/Rouen, New York etc.), Mode- und Stapelware der Saison 1908/09 (Foulard, Mousseline, Brokat, Satin, Piqué, Organza, Wolle, Cretonne u.a.), floralen Möbelstoffen und -papieren der Saison 1913/14, Buntpapiermustern der Saison 1926/27 u.a. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Die Elektricitäts Generatoren [Elektrizitäts-Generatoren] auf der Pariser Weltausstellung in 1900. Dies Buch enthält 20 Sonder-Tabellen und 615 Figuren und Pläne, wovon 118 Tafeln.

      Paris: C. Naud, Editeur 1902 - 766 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 17 x 25,8 cm, Halblederband (privat?) mit Rückentitel. * Schöner Leder-Rücken mit 4 imitierten Bünden, Zierleisten oben und unten sowie Rücken-Titel in Gold; die Deckel mit angesetzten Leder-Ecken. Die vielen Abbildungen im Text bestehen aus exakten Zeichnungen, die Tafeln überwiegend aus schwarz-weißen Fotos. Erhaltung: Der Lederrücken ist beschabt aber ohne Einrisse an den Kanten. Braucht etwas Lederfett. Auf dem Titelblatt ein ungültig gemachter Bibliotheks-Stempel (Berliner Maschinenbau-Actien-Gesellschaft vorm. L. Schwartzkopff). Die Signatur mit Tinte am oberen Rand. Sonst keine weiteren Mängel. Keine Flecken, keine Eintragungen. Insgesamt ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Extrem selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sporting Trip Through Abyssinia

      London: Rowland Ward, 1902. First. Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. Nine months journey from the plains of Hawash to the snows of Simien, with a description of the game from elephant to ibex and notes on the manners and customs of the natives. 531 pp, ill, folding map. One of the few books with a lot on Ethiopia, especially elephant and elephant hunting. Bound in cloth from leftover first edition sheets for the Powell-Cotton Museum and signed by the author's son. VG+ hinges weak.

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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."

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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.

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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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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