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        The Virginian

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1902 - First Edition, First Printing. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with minor wear. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "set up and electrotyped April, 1902" printed on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Watcher by The Threshold

      London, William Blackwood and Sons 1902. - First Edition. 8vo. Pp 136 + [32] catalogue, dated 2/02. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth, titled and ruled in orange and white, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Endpapers a little toned, uncut edges with some spotting. Cloth a little scuffed to extremities, bumped to spine ends, nevertheless clean, strong and attractive. Very good indeed. Booksellers label and Bookplate to front pastedown (of George Waterston of Edinburgh; noted printers and stationers whose company ran successfully from 1752 until 2004, which is not a bad business lifespan) tipped in before prelims is a letter dated 1900 from Buchan to the noted distillery firm of Sandeman's in answer to a query of theirs regarding a character of the same name who featured in "John Burnet of Barns." A splendid and rip-roaring collection of weird and supernatural oddities. A pretty nice copy of a tricky book, lacking most of the usual damage (chipping to the front board decoration, flattening of the spine, fraying, horrendous bumping, possession by demons etc.) and instead being bright, clean and lovely to look at, a claim that cannot be shared by most books of its distinguished vintage. Most copies of the Hound of The Baskervilles (published in the same year) are considerably less well turned out. Packed with stories of lost tribes of Picts, bizarre behaviour by the otherwise respectable and a fair amount of feverishly guzzled brandy for purely medicinal purposes. Blanchard A13. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [13-319] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        DIBUJO AL CARBON DE RAMON CASAS 1902 (64x49)

      1902. Dibujo original hiperrealista al Carbón de Ramón Casas. Con marco (79X65), sin marco (64X49). Por su antigüedad tiene alguna pequeña falta, aun así magnífico. Ref P. L. 7.

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        Collection de 124 Carnets de Bal du XVIIIe Siecle, Formee par M. Bernard Franck, a Paris, de l'annee 1875 au 23 avril 1902

      Gerschel, Photographie [1902], Paris - Contemporary full dark green morocco, gilt-stamped lettering and ornament on upper board and spine, a.e.g.; 4to (279 x 324 mm); contains 263 mounted carbon print photographs on 67 leaves of hinged cardstock. One of only 20 copies, this one inscribed by Franck to J. P. Morgan. Binding a bit scuffed, mostly along joints and edges of boards; slight wave to text block. Carnets de bal were cases used to house dance cards. Ornately jeweled, often made of precious metals and decorated with enamels, stones, and more, they were issued for royal and aristocratic balls. The photographs in this sumptuous tome show a painted portrait of the collector, two full-page photographs of the entire collection, and 260 shaped carbon prints, arranged 4 per page, showing the front and back of each carnet. The verso of each leaf has printed text describing the items on the facing page. Printed in red and black, each entry describes the construction of a case, its previous owner, and the period of its use. The photographer, likely Mathias Gerschel, was active in Strassburg in 1891. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poésies du Prince Oscar Frédérik actuellement Oscar II roi de Suède et de Norvège

      Nilsson 1902 - Grand in-8 relié, Librairie Nilsson, 1902, VIII + 122 pp. Sous reliure signée (Franz) avec date en queue, dos et côtés des plats insolés, mors quelque fendus. Très bon état par ailleurs, malgré quelques rousseurs. Couvertures et dos conservés. Traduction M. Synnestvedt, illustrations A. Hagborg. Contient un sonnet de Sully Prudhomme et une préface de Jules Claretie. Un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, seul grand papier, dédicacé en français par l'auteur à son préfacier J. Claretie. Bel ensemble. Poids 680 g. Envoi Colissimo. Frais d'envoi 7,25 euros sur la France, 14,85 UE et Suisse, entre 19,35 et 26,30 euros pour le reste du monde, à spécifier selon zone. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Tamerlane Edition (10 Volumes, Complete)

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Tamerlane Edition. Leather bound. Very good. Frederick Simpson Coburn. Frederick Simpson Coburn. Tamerlane Edition. Leather bound. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". liii, 306pp; vi, 349pp; vi, 349pp; vi, 335pp; vi, 341pp; vi, 345pp; vi, 370pp; vi, 387pp; v, 390pp; vi, 350pp. Edition limited to 300 sets printed on Ruisdael hand-made paper, this being number 79. Ten Volumes: one volume Poems, Essays on the Poet's Art, five volumes Tales, three volumes Criticisms, and one volume Miscellany. Bound in full deep red levant morocco, with double gilt rule border and gilt floral cornerpieces. Spines ruled and lettered in gilt with gilt floral embellishments and four raised bands. Top edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Red and gold head and tailbands. Spines and upper board of Volume I slightly darkened. Moderate edgewear to most volumes, heaviest at edges of spine, with rubbing and bumping to corners and flaking to bottom edges. Heavy wear to head and tail of spines to volumes II, III, IV, V, with chipping and rubbing down to headbands. Bindings are sound. Bookplate of Charles N. Dietz to each front pastedown. Illustrated throughout in printed tissue-guarded photogravure plates, each in two states, by Frederick Simpson Coburn, with illustrated title pages, frontispieces in color gravure, and illustrated chapter headings and tailpieces. Mild occasional foxing to margins, else interior clean. An exceedingly lovely and hauntingly illustrated set of the collected works of Edgar Allan Poe, his poetry, his literary criticism, and his beloved stories of mystery and the macabre.

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        A travers le Turkestan russe EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hachette & Cie, 1902. Fine. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1902, 25,5x34,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - 265 Edition illustrated with 75 engravings photograpiques reproductions inset gravure and under curve captioned. Publishers'binding half shagreen lees of wine, flat spine decorated with two golden cleared irons Arabists, lemon shagreen title medallion frames a cold set of threads on shagreen almond boards, ornamented boards three Arabists and gold chains, three light épidemures minor on covers, guards and contreplats of watered silk, parchment covers containing the conserved motifs Arabists boards, gilded head. Pleasant copy, almost free of freckles, although its full-folding map in fine. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de 265 gravures dont 75 reproductions photograpiques hors-texte en héliogravure et sous serpentes légendées. Reliure de l'éditeur en demi chagrin lie-de-vin, dos lisse éclairci orné de deux fers dorés arabisants, médaillon de titre de chagrin citron, encadrements d'un jeu de filets à froid sur les plats de chagrin amande, plats ornementes de trois fers arabisants et dorés, trois légères épidemures sans gravité sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée, couvertures parcheminées reprenant les motifs arabisants des plats conservées, tête dorée. Agréable exemplaire, quasi exempt de toute rousseur, bien complet de sa carte dépliante in-fine.

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        A Christmas Carol in Prose Being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide

      East Aurora: The Roycroft Shop, 1902. First edition thus. Superb three-quarter burgundy crushed morocco with attractive spine design by Louis Kinder (signed, "Roycroft" inner front dentelle). One of 100 Copies on Japan Vellum. Title-page and tailpieces by Samuel Warner. Fine

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      London: Goupil & Co, 1902. Half Leather. Very Good binding. 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.

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        Songs OF CHILDHOOD By Walter de la Mare (Walter Ramal) With Illustrations

      VG+ in VG glassine envelop in cloth wrapper in leather slipcase. signed, rare. 1st edition of first book. Hardcover. Longmans Green 1902. The book is tight, clean, unmarked except for 2 author inscription and author signature, 2 small tipped-in dealer descriptions. pages clean. This includes a letter from the bookdealer dated 1924. He wasn't sure of the inscription and signature on the flyleaf so he asked dela mare who wasn't sure so he signed on the next page. The glassine wrapper with a chip, the cloth wrapper is fine. The slipcase which I believe is leather is in VG+ condition with light rubbing

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        Les trente-six vues de la Tour Eiffel. Prologue d'Arsène Alexandre.

      Paris, Imprimerie Eugène Verneau, 1888-1902. 1888 - 1 vol. in-4° oblong (234 x 293 mm.) de : [1] f., vi pp., [1] f., 36 lithographies, [3] pp. Tirage à 500 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives, numérotés et signés par l'artiste. Bradel papier vert de gris de l'éditeur avec couvertures estampées, dos orné, étui décoré. Bel exemplaire de l'unique tirage du célèbre ouvrage d'Henri Rivière (1864-1951) l’un des plus beaux livres art nouveau illustrés. L’auteur dessina ces Vues entre 1888 et 1889 au cours de ses promenades à travers Paris, mais elles ne furent publiées qu'en 1902, sur les instances de l'éditeur Eugène Verneau. Elles forment un magnifique exemple de la rencontre du japonisme et de l'art nouveau par le truchement des paysages ensoleillés, neigeux ou brumeux du Paris fin de siècle. Dès le début de son prologue, Arsène Alexandre annonce de manière péremptoire : "La Tour Eiffel dans toute cette affaire n'est guère qu'une grande baguette à suspendre les kakémonos" et il continue en lançant "Lorsque tu sais te tenir à ta place, pour un bel accessoire, tu es un bel accessoire. Quoique tu sois dans l'âge ingrat, tu as réussi à te faire accepter comme une sorte de signal familier, une façon de symbole du Paris moderne, édifice si l'on veut, excroissance plus sûrement, chose à la fois incomplète et significative à n'en pas douter". Les 36 lithographies originales en douze couleurs montrent les aspects successifs de la construction de la Tour Eiffel et les paysages parisiens. Le papier de Rives teinté a été spécialement fabriqué à la forme. La typographie, les ornements, le papier des gardes et la couverture ont été dessinés par George Auriol. Les pierres ont été détruites après le tirage. Provenance : envoi autographe de Rivière à André Houdard en page de garde : "Ces 36 vues du seul Fouji Yama que nous ayons à Paris". Exemplaire n°71. 1 vol. oblong 4to. 36 lithographs. One of the 500 copies on vellum signed and numbered by the artist. Fine copy of the unique printing of this famous work by henri Rivière (1864-1951) one of the most beautiful Art Nouveau illustrated book, encounter of this aesthetics with Japonism. Provenance: association copy to André Houdard from Henri Rivière: "Ces 36 vues du seul Fouji Yama que nous ayons à Paris".

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        The Collected Poems, Lyrical and Narrative, of A. Mary F. Robinson [Madame Duclaux]

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1902. First edition. 303pp. Beautifully bound in three-quarter olive green morocco over green marbled boards (handmade paper), raised bands on spine with superb interlocking stem and blossom patter, marbled endsheets. Extra-illustrated with two holograph poems in Robinson's hand and both bearing the author's name at the end, one appearing in the front ("The Idea,") and the other at the end ("The Cup of Life."). The latter is purple-stamped by "The Roycrofters," and dated Dec. 12, 1923, East Aurora." As well, at the very end is a small tipped-in engraved card of a winter scene. Robinson was a noted poet and biographer who wrote a rather scholarly work on Emily Bronte. The author was in a long romantic relations with Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) but later married James Darmester in 1887 and finally the French scientist Emile Duclaux. First poem on onion skin or rice paper, the second annotated May 24 and with one correction: the old title, "The Answer" is crossed out and replaced by the new one, the cup of life. TEG, others, uncut. Fine condition and a nice combination of art, aesthetics and poetry.

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        Perysko Finista iasna sokola (Fenist the falcon)

      Dozvoleno Tsenzuroyu, Sankt-Peterburg 1902 - Beige, color-illustrated wraps with Old Russian lettering; 12 pp. with 5 color illustrations. Folio size. Text in Old Russian, with separate English translation (see below). The original edition, published in 1902. Original, hand-tinted chromolithograph illustrations with gold illumination in the traditional Russian Art Nouveau style of the period. From the "Skazki" series of Russian folk tales. Very scarce in this original edition. (Includes a photocopy of 4-page booklet with English translation, published by Russian Peasant Industries, London.). NF interior but with chipping and some cover separation at spine and one small tear at right edge of front cover [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: Longmans Green & Co. 1902. First edition, first printing. A very good copy with light rubbing to the extremities of boards. The contents are very clean and bright with no inscriptions or stamps and no tears or foxing. There are also no tears to any of the pages. Copies in such condition rarely appear on the market. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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      Paris: Charpentier, 1902. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1902, 13x19cm, relié. - Edition which is not mentioned leading copies. Binding to bradel half sheepskin mint, smooth back with a gold finial, date tail boards marbled paper wrappers preserved and bound in, corners slightly bumped, contemporary binding. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Tristan Bernard. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi basane menthe, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, coins très légèrement émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Octave Mirbeau à Tristan Bernard.

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        Romance of the Commonplace

      San Francisco: Paul Elder and Co., 1902. First edition. Bound in full dark brown crushed morocco with elegant gilt flower and stem motif on both covers and spine, a mutual collaboration designed and executed by Miss A. C. Crane and Miss Lucinda N. Butler (from Tomoye Press Catalog, c. 1902). Special limited edition, "Limited to Thirteen Copies on Imperial Japan Vellum of Which Ten are For Sale," this copy #5, signed in full under the limitation notice, "Gelett Burgess, 1902" with his elaborate monogram in his hand. Wide and attractive dentelles, vellum doublures. A most pleasing binding and certainly exceedingly rare book. Near fine.

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        Photo Album of a Western Vacation in 1902; with later family photos (1905-1920)

      Oblong octavo photo album. Flexible green cloth; "Photographs" in gilt on front cover. Approximately 220 photos, laid down on stiff grey sheets (30 or so are laid in loose). Many have captions written on verso, visible on those few that are loose or partially detached. The photos very in size, from 4.75" x 6.75" to 2.25" x 3.25" with a handful smaller. Most are very good and clear, with a few slightly overexposed. Some 120 of the snapshots show a group of well-dressed ladies and gentlemen on a vacation to Denver, Salt Lake City, and points west in 1902. They travel across the Ohio River and through St. Joseph, Missouri by train to Denver, Colorado. There is a small photo of the State Capitol in Denver, and one of the Brown's Palace Hotel. They take a sightseeing car, ride in horse drawn wagons and on donkeys to "Cave of the Winds," Williams Canyon and Garden of the Gods near Manitou Springs. The group visits Glenwood Springs, Salt Lake City, and Old Faithful at Yellowstone Park. They also tour the Presidio in California where they witness soldiers drilling, then go on to Puget Sound, Tacoma and Spokane. The travelers may have been from Pennsylvania or Maryland, as the later group of family photos (approximately 100) mention Gettysburg and Braddock Heights. .

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        Binding, Fine- unsigned] Nathaniel Hawthorne

      Houghton Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press 1902 - Magnificent full black crushed morocco binding probably by L. Averill Cole, a prominent binder at Houghton Mifflin's Riverside Press during the period just after this book was published and distinguished by her exquisite stippled tooled bindings. This copy coming directly from a lon-time employee of Houghton Mifflin who built a collection of books bound and produced at Riverside Press. A superb binding with copious stippling and sinding bands, floral clompenents and blossom motifs, both covers and spine. Magnificent full red crushed morocco doublures with lavish gilt stippled and floral patterns, wavy silk endpapers. The Large Paper Copy, Numbered 600 Copie. TEG, Minimal wear to margins of spine, else very fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Brown

      Ridgewood NJ: Alwil Shop, 1902. Limited ed. Hardcover. Near Fine. The first half of the text block is the English translation by Lionel Strachey, then a bound in facsimile of Victor Hugo's original letter to M. Chenay and finally the text in the original French. Uncut head edge with the fore-edge and tail deckled. Tissue protecting an engraving made by Paul Chenay from a sketch by Hugo that depicts John Brown upon the gallows. #115 of 165 copies printed. Printed and sold by Frank B. Rae Jr. who worked at Blue Sky Press and The Roycrofters before starting Alwil.

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        Memoria histórica, técnica y administrativa de las obras del desagüe del valle México 1449-1900 [Two Volumes]

      México: Tipografia de la Oficina Impresora de Estampillas, 1902. First edition. Three quarter morocco over cloth boards, five raised bands, gilt title decoration and rules on spine. Very good copies with soiled spot on front board of first volume, boards and spines lightly rubbed with occasional small scuff, bookseller's sticker and owner's bookplate on front pastedowns.. xv, 688 pp.; 462 pp. Illus. with b/w plates, plans, and maps. A history of the draining of the lakes of the Valley of Mexico, whose water flow began to be managed over 2000 years ago. Vol. I. lib. 1. Descripción oro-hidrográfica y geológica del valle de México, por el se?or ingeniero don Luis Espinosa. lib. 2. Rese?a histórica del desagüe del valle de México 1445-1855, por don Luis González Obregón. lib. 3. Rese?a histórica y ténica de las obras del desagüe del valle de México 1856-1900, por el se?or ingeniero don Luis Espinosa. lib. 4. Rese?a técnica de la ejecución del Gran canal y de las obras de arte 1886-1900, por los se?ores ingenieros don Luis Espinosa y don Isidro Díaz Lombardo. lib. 5. Rese?a administrativa y económica de la Junta directiva del desagüe del valle de México 1886-1900, por el se?or don Rosendo Esparza. Vol. II. contains appendices. Provenance: Joseph M. Gleason (bookplate), who helped bring the Lima collection to the Catholic Univ. of America.

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        L'Ermitage - Revue artistique et littéraire Année complète 1902 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Bureaux de la Revue, 1902. Fine. Bureaux de la Revue, Paris 1902, 11,5x18,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Originale.binding Edition Editor at bradel half dark green calico, smooth back, as part of black morocco, small gilded iron and double gold mesh queue.Douze January to December 1902. Hedges numbers conservées.Chaque number is illustrated with a literary xylographie.Contributions Blum ("The eyes I love"), Paul Fort, Henri Ghéon, André Gide ("Oscar Wilde"), Ms. Alphonse Daudet, Walt Whitman, founded in etc.Publication 1890 by Henri Mazel, the Hermitage is a monthly magazine belonging to the first wave of small symbolist journals. In 1895, the magazine between declining and its new director, Edouard Ducoté, uses André Gide. The editorial team is reduced to twelve regular collaborators, friends Gide. After many difficulties and attempts to overhaul the editorial team (Remy de Gourmont to make a pass and will also contribute financially in 1905), Hermitage breathed his last in 1906. L'Ermitage manages to detach other important magazines of the time like the Mercure de France or La Revue blanche because it boasts eclectic and apolitical; on its cover, you can also read that it is "the only journal that deals with politics or sociology [but] that deals only with literature and art." His illustrations are small art nouveau, and, true to his symbolist spirit, employees are more interested in poetry than fiction. Tiphaine Samoyault, French literary critic, believes that the Hermitage expresses a transition straddling the end of the century aesthetics and poetry avant-garde of the 1910s. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur à la bradel en demi percaline verte foncée, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, petit fer doré et double filet doré en queue. Douze numéros de janvier à décembre 1902. Couvertures conservées. Chaque numéro est illustré d'une xylographie. Contributions littéraires de Léon Blum ("Les yeux que j'aime"), Paul Fort, Henri Ghéon, André Gide ("Oscar Wilde"), Mme Alphonse Daudet, Walt Whitman, etc. Publication fondée en 1890 par Henri Mazel, l'Ermitage est une revue mensuelle appartenant à la première vague des petites revues symbolistes. Dans les années 1895, la revue entre en déclin, et son nouveau directeur, Edouard Ducoté, fait appel à André Gide. L'équipe de rédaction est alors réduite à douze collaborateurs réguliers, amis de Gide. Après de multiples difficultés et tentatives de remaniement de l'équipe rédactionnelle (Remy de Gourmont y fera un passage et y contribuera également financièrement en 1905), l'Ermitage rend son dernier soupir en 1906. L'Ermitage parvient à se détacher d'autres revues importantes de l'époque comme le Mercure de France ou la Revue blanche car elle se revendique éclectique et apolitique ; sur sa couverture, on peut d'ailleurs lire que c'est "la seule Revue qui ne s'occupe ni de politique ni de sociologie [mais] qui traite uniquement de littérature et d'art." Ses petites illustrations sont de style art nouveau, et, fidèle à son état d'esprit symboliste, ses collaborateurs s'intéressent davantage à la poésie qu'au roman. Tiphaine Samoyault, critique littéraire française, estime que l'Ermitage exprime une transition à cheval sur l'esthétisme fin de siècle et la poésie d'avant-garde des années 1910.

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        Rede über Hofmannsthal.

      . Öffentlich gehalten am 8.September 1902 zu Göttingen.Lpz., Zeitler 1905, gr.8°, Or.-Hperg.(II,) 65 S.1.Ausg.der Handel erschienenen Veröffentl.d.Verf., die kurz nach Erscheinen von ihm zurückgezogen wurde.Grüninger/Tg.506; Horodisch 11.Druck von Drugulin in 600 Expl.1 von 30 Expl.d.Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten, Vortitel vom Verf.signiert, numeriert 3zeiligem eigenh.Zusatz.RDeckel m.kl.Braunfleck, Vorsatz m.Besitzvermerk v.Willy Haas..

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        Just So Stories

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1902. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, onlay of elephant to front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With 12 black and white illustrations by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Le temple enseveli EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Charpentier, 1902. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1902, 12x19cm, relié. - First Edition, one of 25 numbered copies on Holland paper leading copy. Bound in black half morocco, spine with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Beautiful copy well established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      George Newnes - Hardcover; English language; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; George Newnes 1902 first edition and first printing, original red cloth, light rubbing to edges and corners, slight foxing and tape mark to front endpapers, all original black and white plates present, showing some wear but still in nice condition for the year, a very collectable and sought after book. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Climbing On The Himalaya And Other Mountain Ranges -- FIRST EDITION

      David Douglas, Edinburgh 1902 - FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. Original green cloth with gilt lettering spine, top edge gilt. Splendid condition with clean covers & spine, no splitting or cracking of cloth, bright gilt lettering, tight binding, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, hinges fine and intact (not cracked), minor fore-edge & EP foxing, no foxing on inside pages, pages bright and clean. Book measures 227mm tall x 144mm, and has 315 pages, 18 b/w photos & sketches, 3 coloured folding maps, bibliography, index. One of the most important books in the climbing literature. This covers in detail the first real attempt to climb an 8000er, Nanga Parbat, where Mummery & his partners perished. Also considerable Canadian Rockies content (discovery & exploration of Columbia Icefield), climbing in Norway, Skye, classic firsts in the Chamonix Aiguilles with Mummery, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The complete writings. Leaves of grass. The complete prose works. [Issued under the ed. ... of Richard Maurice Bucke ... With add. bibliogr. and critical material prep. by Oscar Lovell Triggs.

      New York, The Knickerbocker Press: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1902.. 10 volumes. Gr.-8°. Etched and photogravure coloured frontispieces. Publisher's dark green morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt. Spines lettered and decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments in a floral design, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers.. The Paumanok Edition. Limited to 300 numbered sets printed on Ruisdael hand-made paper (of which this is no. 279), signed by the publisher. - Vol. IV with a tipped in envelope addressed: "Walt Whitman. Attorny Generali Office. Washington D.C." dated Feb. 23th. (18)67. - Spines faded, Exlibris of an american public library, fine set.

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      . Gedichte.Bln., A.Juncker 1902, illustr.Or.-Hln.m.Pergaminüberzug u.Kopfgoldschnitt.77 S.+ 2 S.Anz.u.Druckvermerk, Bandillustr.(a.Titel wiederh.).v.Fidus.1.Ausg.der Erstveröffentl.der Verf.Raabe 182,1.Pergaminüberzug auf beiden Deckeln eingerissen kl.Absplitterungen, Rücken mit kl.Braunfleck, einige Falz (durch Klammerheftung) leicht fleckig..

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        Dernière gerbe EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1902. Fine. Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1902, 16,5x25cm, relié. - Original, one of 20 numbered copies on Japan Edition, leading copy. Bound in half morocco hazel wedge back with five nerves set with gold thread and decorated with golden gilded decorative motifs, date tail, gilt frame on flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats paper moiré friezes , covers and spine preserved with small marginal restorations, golden head, elegant binding romantic pastiche. The issue of our copy was skillfully scraped the justification of the draw. Nice copy pleasantly established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noisette à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné de frises dorées ainsi que de motifs décoratifs dorés, date en queue, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré, couvertures et dos conservés comportant de petites restaurations marginales, tête dorée, élégante reliure pastiche romantique. Le numéro de notre exemplaire a été habilement gratté à la justification du tirage. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes.

      London, George Newnes, 1902. (6) + 358 + (1) s. Frontispiece and 15 plates. First edition, 1st. issue ( p. 13, l. 3 "you" for "your"). Bound in blue morocco with five raised bands (Baytun). Spine gilt. All edges gilt. Original cloth sides and spine bound in at the rear. Spine faded

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        The Winning of the West

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Complete in four volumes. Quarter leather with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Marbled boards. Top edges gilt, others uncut. Illustrated. Indices. Has some chipping, mainly to ends of spines. Some wear to corners of boards. Contents clean and tight. No ownership marks. The uncommon and desirable "Alleghany Edition" with five maps instead of the usual four. . Very Good.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Newnes Limited, 1902., 1902. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo, pp. 359. Bound in publishers red cloth with cover illustration by Alfred Garth Jones in black and gold depicting hound and floral design, mystery question marks adorning front board and spine of book, title/publisher/author's name in large lettering and stylised sunset design in gilt to spine. 16 plates by Sidnet Paget, bookplate of John Waern Hill to pastedown, vertical crease running down rear board, watermark at foot of spine, front board in a very nice condition, spine sunned, gilt remains bright, minor discolouration to rear board, some sewn sections slightly proud, moderate age toning to text block. Overall, a very good copy.

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        Of Gardens. An Essay

      Small 8vo. London: Hacon & Ricketts, 1902. Small 8vo, [27] pp. With a circular frontispiece, elaborate double-page opening spread printed in three colors, circular device of the Press at the end, all wood-engraved. Original decorative boards, paper backstrip, lettered in gilt on upper cover, binding slightly darkened and soiled, internally fine. Limited edition, one of 226 copies. Printed in Vale type on Arnold hand-made paper, designed by Lucien Pissaro and engraved by him and Esther Pissaro.

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        The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

      Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Co., 1902. Octavo. Original red cloth, colour pictorial title panel to spine, colour pictorial image blocked to front cover, illustrated endpapers. 20 illustrated plates by Mary Cowles Clark. Spine gently rolled, corners lightly rubbed, ends of spine gently bumped, small spots to rear cover, very mild rubbing to green area of image on front cover. An excellent copy. First edition, first state meeting all issue points. A scarce Baum title to be found in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Just So Stories For Little Children Ilustrated By The Author

      London, Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1902., 1902. First Edition. Large Octavo. Publisher's decorative red cloth boards, depicting notable incidents from the stories. With illustrations by the author. Near fine copy. Trivial wear to cloth front edge, spine slightly faded, internally clean with minor spotting to endpapers. Stewart [260]

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        A Persian pearl and other essays

      Chicago: C.L. Ricketts. 1902. "First trade edition of the author's first book, 8vo, pp. 160, [1]; title within decorative border printed in red, decorative initials printed in red; a fine copy in orig. white cloth-backed decorative paper-covered boards, t.e.g., retaining the original printed dust-jacket, with loss at the top and bottom of the spine, along the rear joint, and at the lower edge of both front and back panels, but with no loss of letterpress. Darrow's first book, first published by the Roycrofters in 1899 and here commercially printed for C.L. Ricketts by R.R. Donnelley and Sons at the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Among the essays are those on Robert Burns and Walt Whitman."

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        A Portfolio of Royal Descents

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

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        The Raven by Quarles

      Cleveland: (Jos. Leon Gobeille), 1902. Perdue, Robert H.. Small quarto. (30)pp. One of 93 copies printed on Japan. 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 slight 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.

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        Webster's Improved Game Book or Register of Game Killed and Disposed of

      Webster and Compy., 60, Piccadilly, W., London 1902 - Printed ledger, 136 pp., accomplished in black ink in a neat hand on 95 pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Record of shooting partridge, pheasant, hare, pigeon, and the occasional woodcock; with notes of ferreting and a few seasons' salmon fishing, covering sport on several Scottish estates: Charlesfield, Gask, Auchterader, Perthshire (1889-1899); Strobhall, Perthshire (1900-1902); and Bachilton, Perthshire (1889-1902).The total bag was nearly 3,000, including 1267 partridge, 863 pheasants, 232 hares, and 275 rabbits. Kept in a meticulous hand, identifying members of the shooting parties, places, and occasional remarks on weather and conditions. There is a separate record of pheasants reared and shot at Gask and Stobhall at end.A single page records salmon and grilse taken at a dozen pools on an unidentified stretch of river (the Earn, near Gask, perhaps?) in seven seasons.Signed by Ernest Moon on verso of flyleaf. Original half dark green morocco and marbled endsheets. Minor surface rubbing, else very good Printed ledger, 136 pp., accomplished in black ink in a neat hand on 95 pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Amori et dolori sacrum La mort de Venise EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Félix Juven, 1902. Fine. Félix Juven, Paris s.d. (1902), 13x20,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Holland papere, seuls grands papier avec 20 Japon.binding en demi maroquin chocolat à coins, spine à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et spine conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, élégante binding signée de Devauchelle.Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée d'une page de l'auteur à en tête de la chambre des députés.Bel exemplaire, à toutes marges, parfaautograph dedication of the authorent établi par Devauchelle. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papier avec 20 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin chocolat à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, élégante reliure signée de Devauchelle. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée d'une page de l'auteur à en tête de la chambre des députés. Bel exemplaire, à toutes marges, parfaitement établi par Devauchelle.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM The Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald The Four editions with the original prefaces and notes

      Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1902. Reprint of the 1899 edition. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.8 inches). iv, 290pp. Finely bound, by Riviere and Son for the Army and Navy store, in early full dark green morocco. Spine and front board with decorative floral design and lettered in gilt. Gilt ruled border on boards and spine. Board edges with single gilt rule. Inner board edges with two ruled and one dotted line borders and floral corner pieces. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Previous owner has written a date (27-06-08) on front blank endpaper. Spine is uniforlmly darkened to brown but the gilt is still bright and sharp. Some minor foxing to the blank endpapers but the text pages are clean throughout. Overall a lovely copy in a highly decorative early twentieth century fine leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Of Gardens, an essay

      London: Hacon and Ricketts. 1902. Limited ed. Hardcover. Fine. 1902. One of 226 copies. Hardcover, small 8vo., paper-backed boards. Printed at the Eragny Press in red and green on Arnold paper and designed by Pissaro. Fine with minimal fading to the spine.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine gilt lettered and decorated, front cover gilt lettered and decorated and with hound in black silhouette. Housed in a custom black cloth slipcase. Frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine slightly faded, boards gently bowed, tips a little rubbed, hinges cracked but holding. A very good copy. First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.

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        The Hound of The Baskervilles: Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Newnes, 1902 Illustrated by Sidney Paget. First edition, first printing. Publisher's decorative red cloth binding designed by Alfred Garth Jones, with poster-style hound illustration in black and gilt to the front board, Art Nouveau decorative tooling to the front board and spine, lettered in gilt. Very good or better, with some light rubbing to the extremities, some soiling to the spine and boards, bright gilt, spine slightly tender, some light spotting to the page edges and endpapers, bookseller's embossed stamp to the front free endpaper, a few scattered spots to the otherwise clean pages. Green and Gibson A26a. Originally published serially in the Strand Magazine between August 1901 and April 1902, The Hound of the Baskervilles is Doyle's third novel to feature his detective character Sherlock Holmes. Like his previous two Holmes novels, The Hound of the Baskervilles is illustrated with black and white illustrations by Sidney Paget. The author had intended his second Holmes novel, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894), which concludes with "The Final Problem," a story that ends with Holmes falling to his death at the Reichenbach Falls after fighting with his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty, to be the final appearance of Sherlock Holmes. After much public demand, Doyle revived his character with The Hound of the Baskervilles, the most popular of the Holmes canon, which purports to be an episode earlier in the detective's career, chronologically prior to "The Final Problem." The story tells of a murder mystery at the Baskerville Hall country house that involves the Baskerville family's superstition surrounding a hellhound myth. The plot was largely inspired by Doyle's golfing holiday at Cromer in Norfolk in the spring of 1901, where he spent time with a young journalist friend named Bertram Fletcher Robinson, who told Doyle a legend about a haunting ghost hound in the moors of Dartmoor. The success of The Hound of the Baskervilles directly contributed to Doyle's resurrection of Holmes in The Return of Sherlock Holmes, in which Doyle explains how the master detective survived such an enormous fall. Alfred Garth Jones (1872-1955) was an English artist, illustrator, and book designer. Known primarily for his woodcuts, pen and ink line drawings, and watercolors, Jones' style is hallmarked by his bold, thick lines and his Art Nouveau aesthetic. Trained in both Manchester and Paris, Jones created many types of book art, including illustrations, bookplates, binding designs, and page decorations.. Illus. by Paget, Sidney; Jones, Alfred Garth. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      London, Longmans. 1902., 1902. Colonial Edition. 8vo. Publisher's decorated green cloth titled and embellished in gilt and black to spine and front board. heavily rubbed, bumped and slightly shaken, neverthless strong. Pale green Longmans endpapers, internally clean with peculiar erroneous half-title naming the book as the Last Adventures. Protected by a tailor made blue cloth slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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