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        The Rape of the Lock.

      . London and New York: John Lane 1902. With illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. 24mo. Publisher's cloth with gilt title on front board. Old name on flyleaf..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Poems of John Keats

      London/New York: George Newnes/Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. First edition thus. Superbly bound by Morrell in classic 'Scottish Wheel' binding, green crushed morocco lavishly gilt on both covers and spine. Inner dentelles with attracive varying motif, maroon silk doublures front and back, maroon free endsheets. AEG. Appears to be expertly rebacked with varying motif on spine, perhaps by Morrell on a Ramage binding?

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Facts, Feats And Figures Of 1901

      Merritt & Hatcher 1902 - Statistical survey of the 1901 season, originally published in Cricket: A Weekley Record of the Game. Small 8vo. [v] + 60pp. Rebound in half blue cloth over mottled boards, gilt title to spine, original green wrappers preserved in very good condition. Super-scarce. No.7 of a Limited Edition of just 30 copies (for private circulation) numbered and signed by the author, this copy presented to the noted football and cricket journalist, JAH Catton.  [Padwick, 920]   [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Sonnets from the Portuguese

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. First edition thus. Superbly bound in full crushed tan morocco with heart-petal motifs, gilt-ruled lines containing gilt-lettering on front cover, similar design on rear cover, dentelles, by Grace Virginia Pomeroy with her monogram in gilt pallet on rear dentelle: "G.P. 1904." Pomeroy (1859-1906), lived in New York, studied abroad, exhibited watercolors in the 1890?'s Columbian World?'s fair, studied Art Students League from 1879. Fine.

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        The Negro Artisan: A Social Study Made Under the Direction of Atlanta University by the Seventh Atlanta Conference

      Atlanta: Atlanta University Press. 1902. First. First edition. Brown wrappers. 192pp. Paper eroded at the spine ends, tiny nicks and tears, but a handsome, very good or a little better copy of this important study. In 1896, W.E.B. Du Bois was asked by Atlanta University President Horace Bumstead to head an annual conference series to produce "the first... thoroughly scientific study of the conditions of Negro life, covering all its most important phases ... resulting in a score of annual Atlanta University publications." The studies, Bumstead hoped, would result in an authoritative statement about the lives of Black Americans. Although Du Bois is listed as editor, virtually all, and perhaps literally, all of the works are his own. While he authored several other pamphlets for the University, this thick pamphlet, is perhaps the hardest to find in acceptable condition - most were rebound. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Winds of the World: Seven Love Stories

      London: William Heinemann 1902. 226 pp. Painted full vellum binding. Patterned design of floral and leaf motifs in yellow, orange and green outlined in gilt. Motif repeated on spine and rear board. All edges gilt. Bevelled edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front board slightly marked. Slight foxing to prelims. Frontis by Walter Crane. A VG copy. . Very Good. Full Vellum. 1902. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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      1902 - DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. LYRICS OF LOWLY LIFE. With an Introduction by William Dean Howells. NY: Dodd Mead & Company, 1904. Hardcover (4.5 by 7 inches), slate-colored cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, 208 pages. Later Edition with 1904 on the title page. Signed by Dunbar on the front endpaper: "Sincerely yours, Paul Laurence Dunbar. February- '05." Very Good (minor wear covers with gilt still quite bright, two extremely faint stains front cover; contents clean & tight). A nice copy & signed by this influential African-American poet. $2,500.00. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Die Technik der Gartenkunst. Ein Leitfaden für Gartenkünstler und zur Benutzung beim Unterrichte in Gärtnerlehranstalten. In Ergänzung zu G. Meyer's Lehrbuch der schönen Gartenkunst. Mit 166 Abb. im Text und XXXII Tafeln.

      Berlin, Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn 1902.. 110 S. Textheft und Tafeln in Flügelmappe. Textheft gebrochen, Mappe etwas fleckig, Schließenbänder fehlen!. Darstellung Überwiegend fundierend auf der Parkanlage Pflugensberg bei Eisenach. - Mit dreizeiliger Widmung des Verfassers!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat K. Schöneborn]
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        The Voice of the People

      New York: Doubleday, Page. 1902. First. First edition thus, illustrated with photographs by Henry Trosh (originally published without illustrations in 1900). Title page foxed, modest wear at the extremities, a very good plus copy. The author's third book, and the first to be published under her own name. This is the DEDICATION COPY Inscribed to her younger sister and closest friend: "Rebe Gordon Glasgow from Ellen Glasgow." The printed dedication is: "To Rebe Gordon Glasgow." Ellen Glasgow was the ninth and Rebe the tenth and last of the Glasgow children. Along with their slightly older brother Frank, the three siblings formed an extraordinarily strong unit, bonding together against the general unhappiness in their household, especially their mother's madness. Rebe read and critiqued Ellen's earliest work, and was almost certainly the unmarried Ellen's closest friend throughout her life. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        VALLADOLID, SUS RECUERDOS Y SUS GRANDEZAS. Religión, historia, ciencias, literatura, industria, comercio y política. (3 vols.)

      Valladolid, Imp. Juan Rodríguez Hernando, 1900-1902 - 3 Vols. 4º. Encuadernación en tela. Conservan cubiertas originales. / Tomo I: Año 1900. Frontis, 795 p. 1 h. 82 láminas. / Tomo II: Año 1901. Frontis. 796 p. 1 h. 33 láminas. / Tomo III: Año 1902. Frontis.797 p. 33 láminas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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        La mecanique a l'exposition de 1900. 3 vols set. Compose de Haton de la Goupilliere.

      Paris, Ch. Dunod, 1902.. 31 x 22 cm. Together ca. 2100 pp. with numerous figs and plates. Contemporary half cloth bindings, gilt titles spines.. *A monumental work on all mechanical techniques shown on the world exhibition Paris 1900. Together 17 parts in 3 volumes: 1) Les Installations mecaniques de l'exposition par G. Eude. 92 pages, 127 figures in et hors texte, V planches hors texte depliantes. 2) Les Chaudieres a vapeur pour l'industrie et la marine par Ch. Bellens. 141 pages, 70 figures dans le texte. 3) Les Machines a vapeur par Gabriel Eude. 304 pages, 479 figures dans le texte. 4) Les Moteurs a gaz, a petrole et a air comprime par Jules Deschamps. 81 pages, 100 figures. 5) Les Moteurs hydrauliques par Rateau. 63 pages, 75 figures. Volume II : 6) Les Pompes par R. Masse. 86 pages, 143 figures dans le texte. 7) Les Regulateurs par Lecornu et les Machines marines par G. Richard. 47 pages., 24 et 65 figures. 8) Les Appareils de levage et de manutention par R. Masse. 108 pages, 136 figures dans le texte. 9) Appareils de securite par H. Mamy. 78pages, 170 figures dans le texte. 10) Les Machines-outils par G. Richard. 283 pages, 780 figures dans le texte. 11) Mecanique de la forge par G. Lavergne. 56 pages.,48 figures dans le texte. Volume III : 12) Exposition retrospective de la mecanique par Eude. 61 pages., nombreuses figures dans le texte. 13) Les Machines frigorifiques par G. Richard. 40 pages, 63 figures dans le texte. 14) Le Materiel agricole par M. Ringelmann. 224 pages, 363 figures dans le texte. 15) L'Artillerie a l'exposition par le colonel X. 166 pages, 205 figures dans le texte. 16) Les Automobiles et le cycle par Sencier. 50 pages., 72 figures dans le texte. 17) Les Applications mecaniques de l'electricite par P., Bunet. 68 pages, 76 figures. - First titles recto stamped, else in overall good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Peking. Historie et Description orné de 524 gravures anciennes et nouvelles reproduites ou exécutées par des artistes chinois d'après les plus précieux Documents

      Lille, Desclée de Brouwer 1902in - 4, 416 pp., toile rouge ed., dos tres ornée, tranches dorées. L'ouvrage se divise en une partie historique et une partie descriptive. La partie historique débute avec la mythologie et l'origine du peuple chinois et se termine à la guerre sino - japonaise et les soulèvements au Sse - tch'ouan. La partie descriptive passe en revue le plan de la ville, les monuments, les moeurs, les loisirs, les institutions, les moyens de transport, la faune et la flore, etc. Cet ouvrage, publié originellement à Pékin en 1897 par l'Imprimerie des Lazaristes au Pé - t - ang, connut un grand succès et deux éditions françaises (1900 et 1902). tres bon etat

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        Studien über die Hirnrinde des Menschen. 3. Heft: Die Hörrinde. Mit 21 Abbildungen.

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth 1902 - PBd., 67 S., 8° mit sw. Abbildungen im Text. Umschlagsseite auf der Vorderdecke eingeklebt. Exemplar gering berieben und bestoßen. Beide Kapitale leicht eingerissen. Mehrfach gestempelt. In sehr gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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      Boston: Dana Estes and Co., 1902. Edition Manifique. Hardcover. Very Good. 12 volumes, one of 26 Edition Manifique, this one with the letter B, bound especially for H. T. Goodwin. Octavo, 233 x 155 mm. Full deep blue crushed morocco with gilt spine titles, 5 raised bands, gilt spine titles. Turn-ins gilt ruled with decorative corners, also the interiors of the boards are done with a central vellum panel decorated in a design of red, orange and green, with gilt borders and floral motifs. Silk endpapers. This "Edition Magnifique" has a hand-painted title pg of colored paints on papyrus, with the information that it was "bound especially for H. T. Goodwin by Dana Estes & Company, Boston, 1901." The numerous B&W plates are presented in three states, on india paper, plain wove, and japon, with tissue interleves each bearing the portrait title. Condition is all 12 volumes is VERY GOOD ; the morocco is not dry or cracking, is still supple and good. A number of the covers have some very faint damp-spotting, though not all, and there is no spotting to any of the spines. The gilt is all bright. The bindings are all tight with no incipent cracking. Vols. 8 and 12 have a tiny nick to the spine head. Text is all uniformly excellent; bright and clean with no foxing or damage. A few blank end pgs may have some very minor foxing. Bio. Fine Bindings. RGR.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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      Edition : PARIS, CHEZ L'AUTEUR, 1902 - Encyclopédie illustrée d'hygiène alimentaire - Deuxième grande édition corrigée et augmentée par l'auteur - Cette édition a été terminée par la veuve de l'auteur (dédicace finale) - Nombreuses gravures dans le texte, planches coloriées (en fait colorisation sépia), frontispices - Demi-reliures cuir rouge, dos ornés de fleurons - Défauts au dos des tomes 1 et 3 avec manque de cuir au tome 3 - Ressauts de cahiers mais exemplaire bien complet, pratiquement sans rousseurs - Deux petits manques de papier angulaires 1942 pages, 29 cm, broché. Bon état [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Just So Stories - for little children

      London: MacMillan & Co., Limited 1902. [vi]., 250 pp., Bound in a recent dark red morocco with gilt lines and lettering and extra gilt to the spine. Top edge gilt. Original front cover bound in at the rear . Near Fine. Full gilt-decorated Morocco. First Edition. 1902. Large 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Newnes, Limited 1902. 359 pp. First edition, first issue. Bound in maroon full calf with attractively gilt panelled spine. Bound by Bayntun's of Bath. In red cloth slipcase. All edges gilt. Gilt leather doublures and marbled endpapers. Original cloth covers and spine bound in at rear. Very slight wear to outer joints. Inner front hinge has some splitting. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. A handsome copy. . Fine. Full Calf. First Edition, First Issue. 1902. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        The Sketchbook

      London: George Newnes, 1902. First edition thus. Bound by Chivers in full maroon levant with exquisite front vellucent panels hand-painted with gold embellishment, gilt ruling both covers, and intricate gilt-ruled sppine with floral detailsSigned in gilt pallet, rear dentelle, "Cedric Chivers, Bath, England." #15 of only 30 Copies, Signed by Edmund Sullivan, the illustrator, printed on Japan Vellum. sl. rubbing to corners, margins of spine, else near fine. A nice vellucent binding by Chivers.

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        List of proceedings, &c. : Bombay, 1702-1900 : preserved in the Record Department of the India Office, London

      London : HMSO, Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1902, Hardback, First EditionNear fine copy in gilt-blocked bucjram boards. Near fine copy in half aniline calf over buckram boards with R. G. Duff in gilt block; edges very slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Ex-libris copy with bookplates remaining ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages; Description: v, 166 p. : tabs. ; 32 cm. Subjects: Great Britain --India Office --Archives --Bibliography --Catalogs --Bombay (India) --Politics and government --Sources

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Anticipations: [signed presentation copy] of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress upon Human Life and Thought

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ld.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. Original cloth with gilt design on top cover and spine. There is a short tear in the cloth at the head of the spine (about 5/16 inch). Spine slightly darkened. Top edge gilt, and showing tarnish. Inscribed and signed on half-title page "To W. Pett Ridge with warmest regards from H. G. Wells". Monograph bookplate of Pett Ridge on first blank page. No marks in book. Lacking DJ. Now in clamshell case with red cloth cover and gilt lettering on back side. Case is near fine condition. Ref: G.Wells No. 19, Wells Society No. 20. In this series of nine essays, first published in serial form in The Fortnightly Review (Apr.-Dec. 1901), Wells speculates on technology and society 100 years hence. He covered subjects from transportation, war, language, population, democracy, and eugenics. This volume was presented to his close friend and author, William Pett-Ridge (1859-1930). Pett-Ridge had success as a novelist in the early part of the 20th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages .

      [Bookseller: James F. Balsley, Bookseller]
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        Album von 12 gefalt. kolor. Doppelschniztwerken von japanischen Damen u. ihren zeitgenössischen Kostümen in Natur geschildert. Bl. Gr.: 220 × 380 mm

      Tokyo [1902] - OLWd.-Mappe, 8° mit 12 gefalt. Graphiken. Exemplar fast unbeschädigt. Decken minimal berieben. Innen in besonders gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: ja [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        L'ART DE JOUIR. ou traite pratique des caresses volupteuses. Recettes & formulas sur les aphrodisiaques et philtres d'amour.

      Andre Hal, Paris 1902 - Narrow 12mo. 181pp. Rebound (without the wrappers) in leather-backed boards, gilt, head- and tail-bands. This copy conforms to Dutel 56, who believes the author to have been Roland Brevannes, also known as 'Pierrot,' 'Dr. Drennus,' &c., &c., a writer of salacious sexology books. At the conclusion of the text is an important 68-page clandestine catalogue, separately paginated, that includes photographs, albums and etchings, 'livres ultra-obscenes' (with and without illustrations), contraceptives, 'creme vaginal,' and much else besides. Having come from the offices of Parliament News, there's an interesting provenenance to this copy, with a pencilled note on the verso of the ffep, "Please return after having used. Ask Mr. Luros." Some wear and bumping to edges of boards, otherwise a very good copy of a rare and fascinating work. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alta-Glamour Inc.]
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        Musa Proterva: Love-poems of the Restoration

      [London]: Privately Printed (imprint: Richard Clay), 1902. First edition. Superb Exhibition full crushed morocco binding (crimson) by Zaehnsdorf consisting of lavish all-over gilt blossom motif both covers and spine, maroon silk endsheets, gilt dentelles (signed 'Bound by Zaehnsdorf' in gilt pallet on front dentelle) and with Zaehnsdorf special 'Exhibition' seal stamped into rear pastedown. TEG, others untrimmed. A near fine copy with even sunning to spine, very small ink stain to rear cover (barely noticeable).

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Octaves in an Oxford Garden, Of Brooks & Books (2 lots)

      Edmund D. Brooks, Minneapolis 1902 - Rarest of Upson material, unnumbered 1/350cc, scarab bookplate of Margarethe Heisser who did the brilliant arts and crafts style lettering and illustrative decorating for each page plus three full page drawings, rare photograph of her on frp that is fading over time, spine woodsy-looking material reglued with five pieces of tape no joy to behold (needs rebinding perhaps?) and shows wear, silk boards, exquisite copy, bp of f/o on pastedown, printed by Hahn and Harmon of Minneapolis. Tragic story of this pair--Upson dying of illness, depression at loss of father and probably suicide at 31, likened to Keats by Sinclair Lewis who called him his poetic mentor; she died in mid 30s of rare illness; began drawing Indian women in nearby villages, attended Art Students League in NY, met him at a Minnesota University intellectual book club, she had very few showings, designed maybe four books at most. Special watermark rag paper, a splendid combination of turn of century printing, lettering, drawing and poetic display. Upson worked in Brooks' bookstore after class, even sleeping under the counters when unwilling to go home. This book is accompanied by Of Brooks & Books by Lee Edmonds Grove, a study of the publisher E. D. Brooks who is connected with the Upson book (see p70) for bibliographic citation, VG/VG, 1st edn, 489/1500cc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Editeur - PARIS, CHEZ L'AUTEUR - 1902Encyclopédie illustrée d'hygiène alimentaire - Deuxième grande édition corrigée et augmentée par l'auteur - Cette édition a été terminée par la veuve de l'auteur (dédicace finale) - Nombreuses gravures dans le texte, planches coloriées (en fait colorisation sépia), frontispices - Demi - reliures cuir rouge, dos ornés de fleurons - Défauts au dos des tomes 1 et 3 avec manque de cuir au tome 3 - Ressauts de cahiers mais exemplaire bien complet, pratiquement sans rousseurs - Deux petits manques de papier angulaires 1942 pages, 29 cm, broché

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        [South African Flowering Plants].[United States or Canada?, ca. 1905]. An album (32 x 42 cm) containing a series of 86 ink and watercolour botanical drawings on paper (each about 27 x 18.5 cm) showing South African flowering plants, all but 10 with the species name and the signature of the artist, A. Mosnier. The drawings mounted on the leaves of a contemporary commercial photograph album (blocked green cloth).

      A well-executed series of 86 botanical drawings of South African flowering plants, all in a consistent style and format on two fine Whatman laid paper stocks, with watermarked dates 1902 and 1904. All but 10 give the species or occasionally only the genus name (mostly in Latin, but a few in English) and are signed by the artist, A. Mosnier. In very good condition and only slightly trimmed (shaving a leaf or stem in 4 drawings). A nice series of botanical drawings of South African flowering plants.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Leaves from a Family Tree

      187 Piccadilly, London, W.: Messrs. Hatchard, 1902 In cream quarter cloth with red cloth boards, title and coat of arms in gilt, a little soiled with a couple of small stains. Spine, titles in gilt, edges rubbed. Internally, teg, remainder uncut, half title, title page with text in red and black, [4], 56 pp, printed for private circulation, a little light browning to blanks, but a very nice clean copy, no inscriptions. Uncommon, COPAC shows a copy at Oxford and WorldCat at Dublin only. Genealogy of the Lambart Cavan family

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        Children of the frost

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

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        To Build a Fire [Scarce True First Publication]

      Boston: Perry Mason Company [Youth's Companion Magazine], 1902. First edition. Wrappers. Fine. A Fine copy of the exceedingly scarce first publication of Jack London's short story "To Build a Fire", published in the Youth's Companion Magazine for May 29, 1902, being the 1902 Memorial Day Number of the Magazine with the outer cover hosting a color illustration. This issue is in remarkable condition, showing a center fold line -as usual, and with the elegant cover showing a bit of spotting to the upper and lower right corners and a small name stamp to the right margin. Within, the pages are bright and rather crisp. This is the true first edition of this notable Jack London story about a man on the trail trying to survive in freezing weather, presented here in a juvenile version as fitting for this magazine. The work is considered by some to be the best-known of all of London's short stories. An expanded version of the story, the version known to most readers, was published in 1908. [In the 1902 version, the man suffers permanent frostbite damage, but survives. In the 1908 version, he perishes.] A Rare Fine copy of this true first edition and an excellent piece of Jack London ephemera.

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        The Psalter or Psalms of David from the Bible of Archbishop Cranmer

      Essex House Press, London 1902 - 4to. Exquisitely bound by The French Binders consisting of fine full dark blue crushed morocco with three frames of gilt ruling and floral devices on both covers, spine with five raised bands, lettering and gilt devices on five compartments. Superb full dark blue morocco doublures with three gilt borders, one interupted with binder's pallet: "French Binders, Garden City, N.Y." Gorgeous beige wavy silk free fly sheets, front and back. #102 of 250 Numbered Copies. ILLUMINATED COPY: Masterfully colored boldly gilded in all the woodcuts by an artist of incomparable quality and experience, possibly by French Binders or an artist associated with Essex House Press; title page and colophon page with original drawings by the same artist. All of highest quality, brilliance and beauty, a total of 162 separate illuminated pieces. When one considers the drying time for each page, literally hundreds of hours of work. This is item #57 in Tom Boss' excellent boo, "Bound to Be the Best," (Boston, 2004). Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Black and White Budget

      London: Black & White Publishing Co, 1902. Hardcover. Very Good. Rare complete set. Two volumes in half green leather and two volumes in half dark brown leather. Six volumes, including specials, bound in four volume. Large 4to. 26 pages x 32. 832 pages, 800 pages, 800 pages, 480 pages. Good coverage of the Boer war, etc. Some wear to edges. Repairs to one hinge. Some browning of pages.

      [Bookseller: Golden Books Group]
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      Boston: Thomas Lawson, 1902. ONE OF AN EDITION LIMITED TO 3000 COPIES, THIS BEING # 259. Numerous b/w and full color illustrations. 402 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Red full leather morocco, with contrasting leather spine labels. Beautifully bound with 5 raised bands, gilt ruled and tooled in compartments; nice gilt ruling and gilt devices to front and rear boards; top edge gilt; fore and bottom edges untrimmed; ruled and contrasting leather turn-ins; pale blue moire silk endpapers. A nice copy. Near fine/No jacket issued. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

      [Bookseller: A. Parker's Books, Inc.]
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      George Newnes, Limited., London 1902 - Octavo, original red cloth, front cover stamped in gold and black, spine stamped in gold. Sherlock Holmes on the Moors. Filmed numerous times. A very good plus or somewhat better copy, edges somewhat dusty, neat name and date printed at lower front free end paper, several spot marks to front cover, one which slightly affects the A & S of the title lettering, corners show a touch of wear. An attractive copy. (8891) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      George Newnes Limited, London 1902 - The book is firmly bound in red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black, the boards are clean, though the spine is slightly faded and there is some minor rubbing and small tears to the cloth. The text block is complete with the sixteen black and white illustrated plates, it is slightly foxed and age toned, there is a neatly written name to both the endpaper and its reverse, as well as a small bookseller's label to the inside front board. A much better than average copy of Sherlock Holmes' most famous adventure. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Connoisseur. An Illustrated Magazine for Collectors. Volumes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 &10.. SPLENDID RUN IN SIGNED HATCHARDS BINDING

      otto, 1902, calf, Book Condition: fine9 vols., sm. folio, First Edition, with very numerous coloured and monochrome plates and illustrations (many mounted or tipped-in), endpapers lightly spotted; handsomely bound in contemporary blue half calf BY HATCHARDS, blue cloth boards, backs with five raised bands, second and third compartments lettered and numbered in gilt all other compartments tooled in gilt with a floral spray, gilt tops, marbled endpapers heightened with gilt, ALL ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED WRAPPERS PRESERVED, joints mildly rubbed (but all bindings wholly sound), a most impressive run with considerable shelf presence. With very numerous trade advertisements throughout. The original illustrated wrappers are bound together at the end of each volume.The run comprises vol. I (September-December 1901); vol. III (May-August 1902); Vol. IV (September-December 1902); vol. V (January-April 1903); vol. VI (May-August 1903); vol. VII (September-December 1903); vol. VIII (January-April 1904); vol. IX (May-August 1904); vol. XSeptember-December 1904).A splendid, if sadly broken, run of the rare early volumes of this indispensable periodical.

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        German Admiral's Guestbook, Containing Signatures of Navy Commanders, Aristocrats, Affluent and Important Visitors Who Came Onboard SMS Fürst Bismarck between 1895 and 1903, Signatures Number Over Seventy;

      China and Japan, 1902-1903. .....most date to German Occupation of the Southern Coast of the Shandong Peninsula under the Kiautschou Bay Concession, the Vast Majority Being Obtained in China and Japan. Guestbook come travel journal, kept by the wife of German Admiral and Squadron Chief Richard von Geissler, Commander of the S.M.S. Fürst Bismarck of the East Asia Cruiser Squadron, on which the writer accompanied him for one year. 8vo. 280 pages, plus 10 pages on double leafs inserted with string incorporated at the hinge. Initially assigned as a guestbook, the first 13 pages contain 71 signatures and some commentary by German notables and socialites, and 1 inscription in Chinese. Inversely, the manuscript account of a voyage to China and Japan comprises 277 pages in a neat hand. Quarter gilt tooled leather over intricately tooled floral brown cloth, original decorative endpapers, a beautiful binding by Heinrich Klüglein in Kiel. Slightly timeworn to spine and extremities, otherwise very good condition, internally clean. Richard von Geißler (1848-1922) was a highly respected Vice Admiral in the Kaiserliche Marine, or the German Imperial Navy, serving for a number of years as Fleet Commander of the East Asia Squadron, commanding the armoured cruiser SMS Fürst Bismarck from 1894-1903. Geissler was also instrumental in strategizing German cruiser warfare in Australian waters. In October 1902, during the voyage described in this volume, he presented to the German Admiralty, who emphatically believed that attacks on Australasian trade routes were feasible, would be successful and highly profitable, detailed directives for intelligence, operations, communications and supplies for cruisers at the Australia Station. Planning for several unique war scenarios, the plans were approved by the Kaiser in November 1903. This is the shipboard guestbook of Admiral Geissler, containing signatures of Navy commanders, aristocrats, affluent and important visitors who came onboard SMS Fürst Bismarck between 1895 and 1903. Signatures number over seventy; most date to German occupation of the southern coast of the Shandong Peninsula under the Kiautschou Bay Concession, the vast majority being obtained in China and Japan. The earliest signature in the volume was made at the home port, Kiel, 21 April 1895. The first being made in Asia was at Nagasaki 22 January 1901. In January 1902 Admiral Geissler's wife accompanied him on a voyage of long duration. Eager to journal her experience, he offered the guestbook in which she began to write from the opposite side. Guest signatures continued to be made in the now dual purpose volume. Significant autographs include the following: 18 January 1895: Signature of German surgeon Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch (1823-1908), inventor of the surgical haemostasis bandage which is named after him, and authority on hospital management and military surgery. Also the signature of his wife, Princess Caroline Christiane Auguste Emilie Henriette Elisabeth of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1833-1917), also aunt of Empress Augusta Viktoria. 21 April 1895 in Kiel: Three signatures, one of which is of Rear Admiral Oscar Boeters (1848-1912), whom from 1884 was artillery director in Kiel, in 1887 commanded the SMS Gull on a voyage to Zanzibar, with explorer and colonist Carl Peterson onboard, and later obtained a doctorate in engineering. 19 June 1895: Signature of Admiral Karl Ferdinand Batsch (1831-1898), who in 1871 as Captain of the SMS Vineta (1863) made a two-year voyage to the West Indies, seizing in 1872 two Haitian Navy ships to coerce the Haitian government to pay a 20,000 thaler debt to a German businessman. 22 June 1895: a commander of the SMS Kaiserin Elisabeth 19 September 1896: Original signature of Alfred von Tirpitz (1849-1930), Grand Admiral, Secretary of State of the German Imperial Naval Office, the powerful administrative branch of the German Imperial Navy from 1897 until 1916. Involved in the strategic development of the navy, and the Kiautschou Bay concession to lease Chinese territory, at the time of this signature he was Rear Admiral and Head of the cruiser division in German East Asia Squadron. Signatures acquired in Asia are at Qingdao, Peking, Chefooo, Yokohama, and Nagasaki. Some of these include the following: 5 March 1902: Rupprecht or Rupert, the last Crown Prince of Bavaria (Kronprinz Rupprecht von Bayern 1869-1955). 7 December 1902: Grand Duke Cyril Vladimirovich of Russia (Kirill Vladimirovich Romanov 1876-1938), member of the Russian Imperial Family, Chief of Staff to the Russian Pacific Fleet, participant in the Russo-Japanese War, and Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russians. Captain T. von Hemman, previously a Lieutenant under Geissler on the SMS Fürst Bismark 13 December 1902: F.C. Erckert, possibly Captain Friedrich von Erckert (1869-1908), German officer in the Guard and Imperial Colonial Army, known as the "father of the camel rider troop" for introduction of dromedary camels in the cavalry. 5 March 1903: Bavarian general and diplomat Max, Count von Montgelas (1860-1938), who was the grandson of Maximilian von Montgelas, served in the Boxer Rebellion, was Military Attaché in Peking from 1901 to 1902, and wrote the controversial book "The Case for the Central Powers: An Impeachment of the Versailles Verdict". Also with the signature of his wife Pauline. 18 April 1903, aboard the SMS Fürst Bismarck: Admiral Gustav Bachmann (1860-1945), Chief of Staff for the East Asia Squadron Station. 25 April 1903: English Countess Grace Cecilie Lonsdale (1854-1941), née Lady Grace Gordon, the daughter of Charles Gordon, 10th Marquess of Huntly, who married Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale in 1878. 8 November 1903: Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Berthold Rinne (1863-1933), professor of mineralogy and petrography, founder of salt petrography. The halide binary compound mineral ' Rinneit' is named after him. 2 September 1903: Dr. Ph. Lenz, Interpretor, Vice-Consul Tschifu (Chefoo). Signed.

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