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        Mathilde, Zeichnungen aus dem Leben einer armen Frau

      Munchen, D.W. Callway 1902 - Poor copy best suited for rebinding. In three pieces, though all pages and cover present. Spine mostly perished. An interesting association copy, with a long inscription from Hauptmann to Frank Wedekind. Both important German dramatists. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        The Empire of Business

      WILLIAM BRIGGS, TORONTO 1902 - FIRST CANADIAN EDITION Deep red linen boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine, gilt top fore edge. Lightly bumped corners, slightly faded spine, PO's name and address on fep. DATE PUBLISHED: 1902 EDITION: FIRST ED 345 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettera autografa firmata del musicista Giacomo Puccini, inviata a tal Sig. Raffael da Milano, Via Verdi 4, in data 1 Marzo 1902.

      Lettera autografa firmata originale in formato cm.17,3x11,4, compilata alla prima di quattro facciate su 13 righe. Il Maestro chiede al destinatario l'invio di alcuni uomini "per far trasportare il piano in un altro locale. Può mandarmeli verso le 6 la sera oppure alle 7?". Seguono i saluti e la firma. Durante il soggiorno milanese del marzo 1902, nel consueto recapito di Via Verdi al n°4, Puccini assistette l'11 marzo al Teatro alla Scala alla prima esecuzione dell'opera "Germania" dell'amico Alberto Franchetti.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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        Killarney's Lakes and Fells

      London: Downey & Co., 1902. 1st, the 'Ordinary' edition; opposite the half-title, two other limited editions are listed of 25 copies each. Printed by Gilbert & Rivington of London. A very scarce book in any edition. Includes 12 full-page mezzotint engravings by Walker, printed in either blue or sepia tone. Format is oblong folio, 11" x 15". Condition g+: this copy has a new cloth spine, and the binder was unable to match the beautiful deep green moire cloth of the covers. Covers are well-used, corners worn, with some scratches and ripples in the cloth. Half-title and 1st title page (before frontis) are chipped on the foreedge; no other damage within. The plates are on heavy cardstock, and dramatically beautiful.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Francis S. Walker.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        The Holy Land: Limited De Luxe Edition

      London: Adam & Charles Black 1902 - VG limited De Luxe edition HB (No. 338 of 500) signed by A & C Black. In publisher illustrated cream cloth beveled boards with gilt title to front and spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed and no inscriptions. All pages are clean and tight and colour plates are all tissue-guarded. Small piece of old seelotape shadow on reverse of frontispiece. 301pp. incl. index (21 x 28cm) **Heavy - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Histoire de Nancy.

      Berger-Levrault & Cie, Libraires-Editeurs 1902 3 vol. Tome I. ? Depuis les origines jusqu a la mort du duc Rene II (1508). Tome II. ? De l avenement du duc Antoine a la mort d Henri II (1624). Tome III. ? De l avenement de Charles IV a la mort de Stanislas & a la reunion de la Lorraine a la France (1766). La meilleure histoire de Nancy. Histoire fouillee et presque indepassable. Il ne faut rajouter que l histoire contemporaine des 100 dernieres annees et nous avons toute l histoire de la ville de Nancy. Nombreuses illustrations en N&B et quelques - unes en couleurs, in texte et hors - texte.

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        [Binding, Fine- unsigned] Nathaniel Hawthorne

      Boston: 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.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        A Portfolio of Royal Descents

      Phillimore & Co. (Printed for Private Collection); Aberdeen University Press Limited, London 1902 - A large book printed for private collection in 1902. Red Cloth hardcover with gilt lettering "A Portfolio of Royal Descents" with the date (1902) the Phillimore & Co. insignia on the cover and spine, with a gilt tooled flower on back board. This book is scarce. This giant red book gives an account from Edward I, and finishs with the unfortunate Throgmorton Middlemore, Esquire, M.P. etc. The ancestral lineage is often included with their family arms, along with facsimiles of their signatures. 89 pgs. A very good copy with only minor discoloration to boards and slight foxing to pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Armchair Books]
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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?

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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 Art of Walter Crane

      London: George Bell & Sons, 1902. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good. Crane, Walter. Folio - over 12. Book. xiii + 148 pp., and numerous plates, many in color, of Crane's wondrous oeuvre. This includes not just book and children's book illustration for which he is very much still celebrated, but also wallpaper design, other decorative arts designs, and traditional graphic arts such as paintings. Without a doubt the greatest study of Crane's work to this day, and also the best anthology of his work in a single volume. Front hinge broken. Considerable amount of soilage to blue decorated cloth boards and spine. Fraying of threads along joints. Rear joint has minor starting at top. Still, gilt decoratiion of Greek goddesses and crane on front, crane and pallettes on back reasonably bright. Some minor occasional soilage to text pages, but overall, interior clean, making this a good copy overall, with an exterior that is fair.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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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.

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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.

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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..

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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

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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 .

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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]

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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]

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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).

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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

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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