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        THE SCARLET SEAL: A TALE OF THE BORGIAS. By Dick Donovan [pseudonym].

      London: John Long, 1902 - Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6 [7] 8-312 + 30-page publisher's catalogue dated "March, 1903" inserted at rear, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in red, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A historical romance in which a witch's curse appears to be fulfilled. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 193. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips, and along outer joints, a very good copy. (#149470) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Rambler, No. 248-260 (New Series: Vol. IV., No. 40-52) April 3rd - June 26th 1902

      Printed for the Proprietor at the Ballantyne Press, London 1902 - , pages 1565-1788, 13 issues of the weekly periodical, with 11 full-page anthropomorphic cartoon illustrations of notable figures such Winston Churchill, Joseph Chamberlain, George Wyndham, The King and others, plus one other plate of Dr. Johnson and Mr. Boswell First Edition , binding a little rubbed and marked, tear to rear joint but holding well, some light foxing to pages, some illustrations and pages of text have creases down centre from being folded, illustrations clean, in good condition , dark blue cloth with bevelled edges 31 x 19.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Some Songs and Verses [25 Copies Only]

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

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Works of Edmund Burke

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

      [Bookseller: Honey & Wax Booksellers]
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        The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

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

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Chto takoe religiia i v chem sushchnost eia? (What Is Religion, and Wherein Lies Its Essence?)

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

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Printing plate for the Fisk Jubilee Singers' Song "It's Me (O Lord)"

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.

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

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        The Exploration of the Caucasus.

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

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Complete Works.

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Poëmes et ballades du temps passé

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Ovid's The Amours (Latin & English). Antique Gems From the Latin & Greek (Limited Edition | Leather Binding)

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

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Just So Stories For Little Children

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gertrud Thelen]
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        Poëmes et ballades du temps passé

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Ein Tagebuch in Bildern. Meinen Mitarbeitern in Peking zur freundlichen Erinnerung an ihren Chef. (Photographical Journal)

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        The Complete Works Raven Edition 10 vols complete

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

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        The Natural History of British Surface-Feeding Ducks

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

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        The Complete Writings

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

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        A Sporting Trip Through Abyssinia

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

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        Pore Lil Mose

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES; ANOTHER ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

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

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and Art Nouveau decoration to spine after a design by Alfred Garth Jones, enlarged on front board incorporating silhouette of hound stamped in black. Frontispiece and 15 plates after Sidney Paget. Contemporary prize-plate from the Captain Magazine mounted to front pastedown, signed "The Old Fag", the recipient's name (Winifred E. ?) crudely effaced. Spine gently rolled and sunned, extremities lightly bumped, faint tanning and foxing to endleaves, the very occasional small spot to margins and plate-edges not affecting images. A very good copy. First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was an "unprecedented success", with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.

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        UNTO THIS LAST

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

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        Just So Stories.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE WALLACE COLLECTION (PAINTINGS) AT HERTFORD HOUSE

      Goupil & Co, London 1902 - A pair of sumptuous folio volumes, in three quarter crimson morocco. With 100 fine photogravure reproductions of paintings, each in two states, on Japan vellum and on India paper by Manzi and Joyant. This is no. XXII of 100 numbered copies, with the plates in two states. There has been some discreet repair to the front joint of Vols, I & II (of Vol. I of the 2 volume set) and a small patch to the top edge of Vol. I. Very Good binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Novels of Samuel Richardson in Twenty Volumes

      Chapman and Hall, Ltd., London 1902 - TWENTY VOLUMES COMPLETE. Attractively bound in half-red calf with rose cloth, mellowed on spines to a pretty dark coral. Raised bands, gilt tools and titling to spines. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded, with sixteen illustrations from the engravings of E.F. Burney, and a portrait of the author, in four volumes. The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Bart., with twenty-eight illustrations from the engravings of Thomas Stothard, in seven volumes. Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady, with thirty-four illustrations from Stothard, in nine volumes. Light rubbing to extremities of most volumes; one volume shwoing fading to top of cloth of front cover. On the whole a lovely set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wings Of The Dove (2 Vols.)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1902 - this USA first edition in two decker form preceded the U.K. first edtion; brown publisher's cloth; lettering in gilt on the spines; no inscriptions or other internal markings; hinges tight; spines are square; t.e.g.; foredges are untrimmed; 329 pp and 439 pp respectively; handsome set. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reeve & Clarke Fine Books (ABAC / ILAB)]
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        Das Federchen von Finist, dem herrlichen Falken. (russisch).

      Izdanie Ekspedizii zagotowlenija Gosudarstwennyh bumag,, St.-Petersburg, 1902 - St.-Petersburg, Izdanie Ekspedizii zagotowlenija Gosudarstwennyh bumag, 1902. 4°. 12 S. Mit farb. Illustr. von Iwan Bilibin. Farb. illustr. vordere Orig.-Umschlagblatt. Schug 2730. - Cotsen 1216. - Erste Ausgabe. Russisches Märchen. - Mit kleinem handschrift. Besitzereintrag auf der ersten Umschlagseite. Das hintere Umschlagblatt und Rücken fachmännisch faksimiliert und angehängt. Sprache: Russisch / Russian Farb. illustr. vordere Orig.-Umschlagblatt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (with Notes and Glossary)

      George Newnes, Ltd., London 1902 - Small 8vo. 165 x 102 mm. 1 f. (half-title), lxxii, 580 pp. With frontispiece depicting a Scotsman at the plough. Bound by Morrell of London: fine crimson morocco, intricately gilt to a "Scottish Wheel" motif, covers with large central wheel of 20 compartments, each containing elegant gossamer floral tools between two lines of dots radiating from a central rosette, massed tiny circle tools at head and foot of wheel; above and below these circle tools, a triangle formed by small scalloped compartments and multiple tiny flowers, corners with large leaf frond tools, and the covers generally with many accenting small tools; five raised bands on spine, compartments with large quatrefoil containing a central daisy radiating floral tools surrounded by gilt dots, elegantly and elaborately gilt turn-ins, ivory watered silk endleaves, all edges gilt. Rear free endpaper with ink presentation inscription to Ozite Fleming Cox from Benjamin Lloyd Belt, dated May 8, 1906. Rear joint very expertly renewed; front joint beginning to show a thin crack. This extensive collection of poems and songs by Scotland's best-loved poet is offered here in an animated binding decorated in the "Scottish Wheel" style. Prideaux in her "Modern Bookbindings" of 1906, says that Morrell had a very large business that supplied "all the booksellers with bindings designed by his men." These bindings were "remarkable for their variety and merit." The present example is a particularly attractive volume with decoration reminiscent of the so-called "Wheel" bindings originally produced in Scotland in the 18th century. An example similar to the design on our binding is reproduced as Fig. 7 in Sommerlad's "Oxford Bibliographical Society" publication, "Scottish 'Wheel' and 'Herring-bone' Bindings in the Bodleian Library" (a binding done for "Poetarum Scotorum Musae Sacrae," printed in 1739). Very good antiquarian condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Just So Stories For Little Children

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

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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. (Faksimile des Original-Manuskripts.) München, Drei Masken Vlg. 1922. Fol. 1 Bl., 462 S., 1 Bl, Kopfgoldschnitt, roter OMaroquin mit etwas Rücken-, Deckel- u. Innenkantenvergoldung.

      - Nr. XX v. XC röm. num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in rotem Maroquin (Gesamtauflage 530 Exple., von denen 500 in den Handel gelangten).- "Das Autograph der vollständigen Partitur. erstmalig reproduziert. Das Originalmanuskript, von Richard Wagner einst König Ludwig II. überreicht, ist 1902 durch Schenkung des Prinzregenten Luitpold aus der Schatzkammer der Münchener Residenz in den Besitz des Germanischen Museums in Nürnberg übergegangen. Der Druck dieser Faksimile-Ausgabe erfolgte durch die Kunstanstalt Obernetter in München." - Schönes, prächtig gebundenes Exemplar (nur Einband minimal berieben u. bestoßen.)# No. 20 of 90 copies of the de luxe edition, bound in red Maroquin.- Facsimile of the original manuscript of the full score of Richard Wagner`s ?Meistersinger?, the first time reproduced.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

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

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        A History of the Peninsular War

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press,, 1902?-30. 7 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to spines, gilt roundels to the boards. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each, numerous plates and maps, many of them folding, throughout. Minimal shelfwear to all, spines a touch sunned, volume IV with a couple of patches of mottling to the boards, but overall very good indeed. First editions. The finest account of a single campaign in the English language, "based upon minute knowledge of many hitherto unexplored sources, not least upon the Vaughan papers at All Souls. Oman travelled widely in Spain and Portugal to acquaint himself with the detailed topography of the campaigns and battlefields: at home and abroad his work won full recognition and upon it his reputation most securely rests" (DNB). Volumes VI and VII, published in 1922 and 1930 respectively, are remarkably scarce, the hiatus of eight years imposed by the Great War, and the attrition resulting from it, having presumably eroded the number of possible subscribers. Complete sets in anything approaching collectable condition are decidedly uncommon. Meticulously indexed, and sequentially organised, an invaluable reference, solidly based in primary sources. This set with the crested bookplates of Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th earl of Derby to all front pastedowns. Educated at Wellington, Derby joined the Grenadier Guards as a lieutenant, and serving with them between 1885 and 1895, between 1888 and 1891 acting as his father's aide-de-camp while he was Governor General of Canada. He served in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900 as Chief Press Censor, carrying out his duties "with tact and discretion", being mentioned in despatches to this effect by Lord Roberts, and was later appointed private secretary to the Commander-in-Chief of the British forces in South Africa. He was twice Secretary of State for War, 1916-8 - proposing the "Derby Scheme" of conscription - and 1922-4. An excellent set with superb provenance.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      Published by George Newnes Ltd, London; 1902. 8vo. This 1st UK Edition of a classic Sherlock Holmes tale is in Near Fine condition. There is an erased ink inscription to the front free endpaper and a small bookseller's label affixed to the inside of the front panel. The only flaws to this lovely copy are some spotting to the endpaper, some marginal browning to the pages, the spine is slightly faded and a little rubbed. The spine ends and joints have been restored and repaired and the book is still in original red cloth boards with gold gilt patterning and lettering to the front board and spine, with the black silhouette of the hound to the front. This is the best known of the popular Sherlock Holmes series and the 16 full-page black and white plates by Sidney Paget are in lovely condition. This First Edition is also a First Issue copy, with "you" for "your" in line 3 of page 13 and the plate facing p. 76 reversed. In all a lovely, collectible copy of the classic detective novel.

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        Manuscript record of Scott's bank account with Messrs. Woodhead & Co.

      N. p., 31 Dec. 1894-31 Dec. 1902. - Small 8vo (152 x 98 mm). 42 pp., entries in blue ink, ruled in red. Marbled edges. Original wallet-style black morocco. An interesting record of the principal expenses and payments received during Scott's early career. Prior to the departure of his first expedition, lack of funds was probably one of Scott's most persistant worries. During the period covered he not only had to support himself, but also (from the end of 1897) his mother, his father having died on 27 October 1897. - Upper cover with inset paper label, bearing name in ink in manuscript "Lieut: [crossed through, inserted in its stead:] Commander R.F. Scott. R.N.", the lower cover with mounted letterpress label "It is requested that this book may be forwarded to to Messrs. Woodhead & Co., to be made up at the end of every quarter [.]". Insignificant scuffing to extremities.

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        Revue des études psychiques. Publication mensuelle consacrée aux recherches expérimentales et critiques sur les phénomènes de télépathie, télesthésie, prémonition, médiumnité, etc. (DE JANVIER 1901 à SEPTEMBRE 1904).

      - Ensemble de 41 revues. Les numéros 10 et 11 de 1902 en double, manquent les numéros 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (janvier et d'avril à août 1903 inclus), complet de janvier à septembre pour 1904 (n° 1 à 9) - illustré de qqs planches hors texte (petite déchirure en fond de cahier du faux titre t.i, rares petits défauts, bon à très bon état intérieur). REVUE TRÈS RARE réunissant des articles de P.-G. LEYMARIE, A. de ROCHAS, F. MYERS, DUCLAUX, Paul JOIRE, etc., dirigée par César de Vesme, un des plus célèbres métapsychistes et occultiste, né à Turin en 1862 et mort à Paris en 1938. En 1898, après la mort de Giovanni Ermacora, Cesare Lombroso confia la rédaction de la Revue des Etudes psychiques à de Vesme. En 1905, cette revue fusionne avec les Annales des Sciences Psychiques que Charles Richet et le Dr W. Dariex dirigeaient, et de Vesme devint son rédacteur en chef. Il fit des études approfondies avec Eusapia Palladino, Stanislawa Tomczyk, Eva C., et d’autres célèbres médiums. Il fit connaître les phénomènes médiumniques et sympathisa avec l’hypothèse spiritualiste. Il gardait cependant certaines réserves. Il fut aussi Secrétaire général de la Société des Amis de l'Institut Métapsychique Internationale (Paris) de 1934 à 1938. 2 vol. in-8°, reliés demi-percaline chagrinée, plats de papier, dos lisses titrés et datés or (Appartenance : CH. R. en queue des dos). (coupes frottées, rares petits défauts, bon état général). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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