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        The King's Racehorses. A History of the Connection of His Majesty King Edward VII with the National Sport

      London: John Long, 1902. Large quarto, with 20 photogravure plates (including the frontispiece) and tipped facsimile card; with the portfolio containing the full suite of loose photogravure plates (as issued); both book and portfolio in matching half vellum with gilt blocked Royal insignia; one board a little faded, otherwise a fine set with bookplate of Henry White. With the supplementary portfolio of plates. Limited large format edition of 50 copies, printed on Japanese vellum, with a full suite of the 20 photogravure plates separately issued in a matching portfolio case.The splendidly executed photogravure plates feature champions of the Royal stables, legendary horses including Persimmon, Perdita II and her foal Nadeja. Portraits include HRH Edward VII, the equestrian advisor Lord Marcus Beresford, in addition to trainers and jockeys including Richard Marsh. The Royal Stud card for 1901 is reproduced in facsimile and included, announcing the availability of stallions Florizel II and Persimmon, with information on 16 brood mares in the possession of the King.This copy is from the collection of Australian pastoralist Henry White, whose racehorses were acclaimed on the Australian turf (with winners in the 1896 Australian Jockey Club Derby and 1900 Doncaster).The edition includes a limitation statement signed by the author, confirming this set as number 29 of 50 copies only.

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        Reminiscences Of The Old Bruntsfield Golf Links Golf Club 1866–1874

      privately printed 1902 - The Edinburgh golf scene of the day is described in this attractive and illuminating volume of recollections. Many of the Bruntsfield Links Golf Club's poems, written by members in honour of their fellow players, are here too. Large 8vo. xiv + 126pp. Frontis. photogravure (tissue-guard) + vignette of The Old Club-House. Orig. blue cloth, gilt design, gilt title to spine, edges sl. rubbed and bumped, hinges neatly repaired, t.e.g. Bottom corners of leaves sl. dog-eared. Scarce. [Cox, 234] [D&M, 5040] [Murdoch, 8]  

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

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

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Gernot Kunze]
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        Killarney's Lakes and Fells

      Downey & Co., London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A file of twenty-two Autograph Letters, most signed "The Editor", otherwise "Reginald Smith", or, not in his hand, "Smith Elder & Co" to W.A. Shenstone, F.R.S., populariser of science (obit, "Nature" 77, 348-349 (13 Feb. 1908). With related items.

      [Cornhill Magazine headed notepaper], 18 May -1 March 1907 1902 - All letters 8vo, total pp.35, good condition, some letters tipped in, others loose, not in chronological order. The letters concern (exhaustively) Shenstone's scientific offerings for publication in "The Cornhill Magazine" and later in book form, specifically subjects include: approach to get him to contribute to the magazine on a friend's recommendation; ("subjects chemical and physical", "the New Chemistry"); "radio-active chemical changes & the new ideas inaugurated by Rutherford"; gathering "Essays" into a book; possible title; list of subjects for articles; commissioning; suggestions relating to "practical politics" in selection for a book; suggested titles; congratulatory words about his articles on "Weighing the World", etc.; plans for publication; progress of printing; plans to publish the book ["The New Physics and Chmistry (1906)]; specific suggestions on the contents of the book from contents to chapter headings (it appears to make available to the general public information about the investigation of radiation - perhaps trail-blazing); the American market including words on pirates; response to a suggestion for an article on the "origin of life, regarded especially from the chemico-physical popint of view"; no luck with American publishers; reports good reviews of "The New Physics & Chemistry"; the editor fishing for material, suggesting subjects (eg wireless telegraphy). WITH: Typed list of suggestions for articles (annotated), a MS. list of subjects; and a cyclostyled letter with MS. additions from Alfred E. Mander to "Friend Shenstone", claiming an ability in "long distance telepathy", dated 28 Feb. 1907 (referred to in a letter from Smith). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Friedrich II., der Große (Berlin 24. 01. 1712 - 17. 08. 1786 in Potsdam). König von Preussen. "Flötenkonzert Friedrich des Grossen in Sanssouci." (Nach dem Gemälde von Adolph Menzel),.

      . Radierung auf aufgewalztem Chinapapier v. Franz August Börner n. Adolph Menzel b. Sonntag, 1902, 72 x 98 ("Chinabogen"). Berühmtes Blatt in bester Erhaltung und in einem eindrucksvollen Rahmen im Stile der Zeit. - Von Otto Felsing gedruckt und im Verlag Paul Sonntag in Berlin verlegt. Maße des Untersatzkartons 93,5 x 120 cm. - Sehr dekorativ und durchaus als selten zu betrachten. Maße mit Rahmen: 109 x 137,5 cm.

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        Costumes et Coutumes D'Alsace

      Strasbourg: Imprimerie Alsacienne AncT G. Fischbach, 1902. Hardcover. Very Good. Spindler, Ch.. Book. Folio - over 12. 300 pages text, 61 full page color plates. Many photos and drawings in text. Rare costume book about politically contested area of Alsace, when local culture still very much a presence. Color plates are delightful in the style evoking Corot, Daumier and Manet. Book is in very good plus condition, with three quarter morocco and handsome paint wash board. Leather has some rubbing and scrapes. Slight looseness to front inner joint. Very occasional fox, never disconcerting. Color plates in wonderful condition, on heavy paper.

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        Candle-Lightin' Time

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1902. Reprint (first published in 1901). Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. A fine copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. Signed by the author: "Sincerely yours, Paul Laurence Dunbar. July '05." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Österreichisch-Ungarische Export-Revue. Organ für die Interessen des Außenhandels und des Auswandererwesens. 1. Jahrgang 1902 bis 11. Jahrgang 1911 und 13. Jahrgang 1914 bis 17. Jahrgang 1918

      1902 bis 1918, Wien 1902 - 16 komplette Jahrgänge in Halbleinenbänden der Zeit, 4°, Exemplare gestempelt Zustand: gut de 20000 Buch

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        A Monograph of the Turdidae, or Family of Thrushes

      London: Henry Sotheran & Co, 1902. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Seebohm. This work was edited and completed (after the author's death) by R. Bowdler Sharpe. The complete work in two volumes. With 149 handcolored lithographs after paintings by J. G. Keulemans. One of the last major monographs on a family of birds illustrated by Keulemans. While many species of thrushes lack the bright colors of some families, the sublte brown, gray, orange, and black plumage along with speckled breasts have a charm of their own. Bound in three quarter burgundy Morocco over red cloth. Raised bands with gilt title and decorations on the spine. Slight shelf wear to the binding and hinges. A small closed tear to p. 17 and foxing to Plate LXXVII. Overall a magnificent set with tissue guarded plates bright.

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        Blue-winged Teal in Flight

      New York:, undated [1902].. Fine. Fine condition. Original Charcoal and ink on paper. Image size: 10.25 x 15.25 inches. Sheet size 13 x 17.5 inches. Elegantly custom framed in Ecru rag board with gilt decoration, one inch neoclassical silver molding. Dimensions: 20 x 26 inches. & Executed in charcoal and ink on paper- Charles Livingston Bull's preferred medium-an elegant composition of a Blue-winged Teal in flight leading a V formation ofr ducks at dusk. & As in his drawing of the Solitary Teal, (6671) here the influence of Japanese design is unmistakable. As a collector of Japanese wood block prints- Bull studied and here utilized the finely- tuned conventions of image building commonly found in the Japanese prints of the late nineteenth century. & A mature teal floats towards the viewer followed by the silhouette of birds in v formation. & Patterned and tonal blocks of monochrome create the form of the floating Teal, with just the hint of landscape accentuated by the thinnest of outlines. A lovely and mysterious scene. &

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        I PROMESSI SPOSI. Storia milanese del sec. XVII. Nuova edizione sull'ultima corretta dall'Autore con prefazione di Ferdinando Galanti. Padova, F.lli Salmin, 1902.

      (mm. 60 x 40), legatura p. pelle , fregi e titolo oro ai piatti e al dorso, tagli rossi, pp. (2),XV,1097,(8), con un ritratto del Manzoni. Cfr. Bondy "Miniature Books", p. 97: "One of the most compendious one - volume works ever published in miniature format is the 1902 edition of Manzoni's great novel "I promessi sposi". The printer - publishers are the brothers Salmin of Padua who were responsible for the sensational "Dantino" and the tiny Galileo. In this volume dedicated to Queen Margherita of Savoy they have departed from the use of the ultra - small type used in these earlier volumes and employ a good legible 4,5 - point type". Per la storia del carattere "occhio di mosca" e del suo costruttore vedasi anche Fumagalli, Lexicon, pag. 276. Lieve alone al margine inferiore delle ultime pagine, altrimenti buon esemplare.

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        Blue-winged Teal in Flight

      New York:, undated [1902].. Fine. Fine condition. Original Charcoal and ink on paper. Image size: 10.25 x 15.25 inches. Sheet size 13 x 17.5 inches. Elegantly custom framed in Ecru rag board with gilt decoration, one inch neoclassical silver molding. Dimensions: 20 x 26 inches. Executed in charcoal and ink on paper- Charles Livingston Bull's preferred medium-an elegant composition of a Blue-winged Teal in flight leading a V formation ofr ducks at dusk. As in his drawing of the Solitary Teal, (6671) here the influence of Japanese design is unmistakable. As a collector of Japanese wood block prints- Bull studied and here utilized the finely- tuned conventions of image building commonly found in the Japanese prints of the late nineteenth century. A mature teal floats towards the viewer followed by the silhouette of birds in v formation. Patterned and tonal blocks of monochrome create the form of the floating Teal, with just the hint of landscape accentuated by the thinnest of outlines. A lovely and mysterious scene. 

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, to Frederic Schiller Lee, June 10, 1902.

      1902 - "Dear Lee, I write to you in regard to a small Fellowship, 100 per ann. which we have at the College here, and Dr. Woodworth, Instructor in Physiology, who some weeks ago wrote an excellent letter to me regarding possibility of work here. The Fellowship, which was until Monday last expected not to be vacant for another year to come, is now known to be no longer required by the present holder, who would if he had wished it certainly have been reelected for a second year. But family matters call him unavoidably away. I am therefore delighted to propose Dr. Woodworth's name for the post, and shall do so at end of this month unless I hear from him to the contrary. I think that you probably know of him, & possibly sufficiently to (should my letter to him miscarry from insufficient address) kindly communicate with him to let him know that I shall be pleased to propose his name, & that in that case he can practically count on receiving the appointment. I am writing to him by this post, & have cabled to him, but am not sure of his address being fully enough. Now I must apologise for troubling you on this. I should like a point further, namely a word from yourself about Dr. Woodworth. With kind regards, I am yours C. Sherrington." Charles S. Sherrington shared the Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1932 with with Edgar Adrian “for their discoveries regarding the functions of neurons.” [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Caprice. Humoristisch-satyrisches Wochenblatt. Redakteur: Anton Oroszy u. (ab Heft 2) A. Fekete. I. Jahrgang. Heft 1, 2. Feber 1902 - Heft 32, ohne Datum [1902].

      Budapest, (Druck: E. Beer & Co. und ab Nr.3 Pester Buchdruckerei-AG) 1902.. Je Heft (meist) 24 S., zahlr. Illustr. im Text, einige in Farbe, Die zweifarbig gedruckten vord. Heftumschläge sind beigebunden. Priv. HLn., Kanten berieben. Innen nur gering gebräunt, einige Heftklammern angerostet.. Rez 188; Rozsa I,203; Hayn-Got. I, 527. - Zweiunddreißig von neununddreißig erschienenen Heften dieses deutschsprachigen, ungarischen Wochenblattes. Rez kennt die Jahrgänge 1902-1903 und in der Bibliographie von Maria Rosza über die deutschsprachige Presse in Ungarn (1850-1920) sind 39 Nummern des ersten Jahrganges angeführt. Bei Hayn-Gotendorf sind 26 Hefte irrig als alles Erschienene bezeichnet. - Die Texte, darunter Couplets, jüdische Witze, Gedichte und Possen - so auch eine Parodie auf die Klabriaspartie, "Die Klabriasparthie vor Gericht" sowie auch mehrere, unter dem Pseudonym 'Caprice' verfasste und in Fortsetzung abgedruckte Stücke des Redakteurs Anton Oroszy, sind häufig frivoler Natur. Die Illustrationen stammen von Knut Hansen, Rudi Rother, Joseph Kuhn-Regnier u.a. Auch die Textabbildungen sind für ihre Zeit zum Teil als anzüglich zu bezeichnen. Alle Hefte unter Beibindung der teilweise farbigen Original-Einbände und der illustrierten Anzeigenteile.

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        The Voice of the People

      Doubleday, Page, New York 1902 - 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Reportorio de todos los caminos de Espana

      - Técnica de las vías de comunicación terrestres. España. Siglo XVI. (625.71(460)"15") De Vinne Press. 1902. 16 cm. Sin paginar. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Villuga, Pedro Juan (s. XVI). Compuesto por Pero Juan Villuga (1546). Caminos. -Espana . Cubierta deslucida. 37D [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALBUM PHOTO FELIX POTIN-500 CELEBRITES CONTEMPORAINES.

      Collection Félix Potin, s.d. 1902 - 510 photographies en noir & blanc [au format 8x4 cm] . 38 pages rectos de photographies contre-collées + 2 pages de table aux matières.Cartonnage marron de l'éditeur, légères usures, format italien, 37x24. Rare collection bien complète des 510 photographies dont nombreuses de Nadar. Une belle galerie de portraits photographiques rassemblant les divers sujets : Présidents de la République, Souverains étrangers & leur famile, Hommes Politiques, Clergé, Armée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de la Belgica. Quinze Mois Dans L' Antarctique

      Paris / Bruxelles: Hachette Et Cie / G. Lebegue Et Cie 1902, 2nd Edition (not stated). () 3p.l.,iv,[2],291,[1]pp.. Very good. Octavo in three-quarters red morocco and marbled boards, with gilt top edge others uncut, and marbled endpapers, title page printed in teal & black. Many plates (including frontispiece portrait) and illustrations from photos (some full page), and folding map (at end. Rosove 147.B2. A narrative of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897-99, on which both Frederick Cook and Roald Amundsen were members. Scarce. Preface by Elisee Reclus..

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        The New Jersey Coast: History of the New Jersey Coast with Genealogical and Historic-Biographical Appendix. Three volumes

      New York: Lewis Publishing Company. 1902. First. First edition. Three volumes. Large octavos. Original legal sheep, re-spined in utilitarian buckram gilt. Rubbed and worn, edges of the boards a little powdery, but a sound, else good set, internally very good. .

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        A Digest of Reported Cases in the Supreme Court, Court of.

      1902 - Eagleson, James G., L.F.S. Robinson, M.A. Brennan, E.F. Healy, J.W.S. Vroland and C. McC. Stafford. A Digest of Reported Cases in the Supreme Court, Court of Insolvency and Courts of Mines of the State of Victoria. From 1895 to [1932]. Melbourne: Charles F. Maxwell (G. Partridge & Co.)/London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1902-1933. 7 Vols. Complete set. Original cloth, gilt titles to spines, some shelfwear, soiling and minor spotting, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, notes in pencil to front pastedowns, small stamps to title pages. A solid set. * Only editions. These volumes were issued serially and are often catalogued as independent titles. No complete sets on OCLC. Sweet & Maxwell, omits the 1895-1901 volume, but it is listed in the Harvard Law Catalogue. See Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 6:17. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:590. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Skazki [MŠrchen]: Peryschko Finista Jasna-Sokola. [Das Federchen von Finist, dem herrlichen Falken. MŠrchen].

      St.Petersburg, 1902. - 4¡. 6 nn.Bll. Mit figŸrlich-ornamentaler Randleiste auf jeder Seite und 7 Farbill., davon 2 ganzs. Orig.-Brosch. (RŸcken mit Japanpapier erneuert, mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, hinterlegte Fehlstelle am Unterrand, ca. 2cm). Erstausgabe des hervorragend illustrierten MŠrchens in russischer Sprache und Hšhepunkt der russischen Jugendstilillustration. - Ivan Jakovlevic Bilibin (1876-1942) war als Illustrator einer der herausragenden Vertreter der russischen Jahrhundertwendekunst, die auch dort eine grundlegende kŸnstlerische Erneuerung im Sinn des Jugendstils bewirkte. - RŠnder ganz leicht gebrŠunt, stellenweise leicht fingerfleckig. - Bilderwelt 2730. Lang ru [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE ANIMALS' PICNIC Described by Clifton Bingham Pictured by G.H. Thompson

      London printed in Bavaria: Ernest Nister No.754, 1902 approx. Hardcover. Good. Chromolith plates (8) +12 b/w full page illustrations + other illustrations by G.H. Thompson. Oblong quarto cloth spined pictorial cover (tips worn) a few marginal tears but only one just touching the text line illustrations. Otherwise a very nice copy of this delightfully illustrated book of animals dressed as Edwardian holiday-makers, invited by the Jumbo family to their picnic in the country.

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        The Girl Proposition: A Bunch of He and She Fables

      New York: R.H. Russell. 1902. First. First edition. Profusely illustrated by John T. McCutcheon and others. Pencil name, fine in a lovely, near fine illustrated dustwrapper with tiny nicks and tears, and a small, faint stain on the rear panel. One of the author's volumes of snappy fables, revolving around the war between the sexes. Once phenomenally popular, Ade's fables coincided with the turn-of-the-century urbanization of America and captured perfectly the street-wise persona and vernacular of the era. Unquestionably rare in jacket. Russo pp. 42-44. Smith, American Fiction 1901-1925, A-89. Merle Johnson, American First Editions, p.6. .

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        Roses for English Gardens

      London: Country Life & George Newnes, , 1902. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, decorative title block to spine and front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With 148 illustrations after photographs by the author. Some occasional light foxing otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

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        THE WINGS OF THE DOVE

      Charles Scribner's Sons.New York.,1902. FIRST EDITION.Two volumes.Precedes the U.K edition.Very good copies in recent leather bindings of full brown morocco,spines with raised bands,gilt.Twin green labels,gilt.Single gilt ruled border on boards.Marbled endpapers.Tp edge gilt.An attractive copy.:

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        The Wings of the Dove

      Archibald Constable and Co., Ltd., Westminster 1902 - First English edition of this novel, published nine days after the two-volume New York one, variant state omitting the publisher's ads, basis for the 1997 film directed by Iain Softley, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Elliott and Linus Roache, original blue cloth with arabesque blind-stamped decorations, gilt titles, 576 pages, this copy from the Library of BBC radio producer D. G. Bridson with his ex-libris, a near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        P�trarque : ses �tudes d''art, son influence sur les artistes, ses portraits et ceux de Laure, l''illustration de ses �crits

      Gazette des beaux-arts, 1902-01-01. Hardcover. VeryGood.

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        MUSÉE NATIONAL DU LOUVRE. DONATION DE M. LE BARON ADOLPHE ROTSCHILD. CATALOGUE par. Précédé d'un avant-propos par Henry Roujon

      Libr. Centrales des Beaux Arts, Paris 1902 - Gran folio, 40x31, frontis a dos tintas, 37 páginas, 93 láminas. Gran papel. Media piel con puntas, lomo cuajado con una muy bella decoración en oro, doble línea dorada en planos. Los tres cortes dorados. Ex-libris. Muy buen ejemplar. Espléndida edición de esta obra que presenta el conjunto de piezas artísticas donadas por el Barón Rotschild al Museu del Louvre de París. Incluye 93 obras, entre pinturas, esculturas, relieves, tallas, joyería, orfebrería, y otros objetos de artes aplicadas, cuyas imágenes se ofrecen en excelentes láminas de gran calidad, muy bien impresas en magnífico papel de singular grosor. Todas precedidas de un catálogo que las data y describe, escrito por el Profesor Molinier, Conservador de los Museos Nacionales y profesor a la Escuela del Louvre. Museos. Francia. Arte. Museums. France. Art.

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon - Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens in 24 Bänden

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1902- 1913. Sechste, gänzlich neubearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Mit mehr als 11000 Abbildungen im Text und auf über 1400 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 130 Textbeilagen. Bände 1-20 Lexikon, Band 21 Ergänzungen und Nachträge, 22-24 Jahres-Supplements 1909/1910, 1910/1911, 1911/1912. In Halbledereinband mit dekorativem, rot-schwarzem Jugendstil-Rücken und Goldlettern. Guter Zustand.

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        The Sea Lady

      London, Methuen & Co.,, 1902.. A Tissue Of Moonshine. Octavo. Bound in recent full red morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt ruled boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, publisher's cloth front board and spine bound in at the back. A fine copy. First Edition, First Issue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Songs Of Childhood (In Custom Clamshell Book Box)

      Longmans, Green, And Co., New York, New York / Bombay, India 1902 - No Jacket As Issued. Book binding is spine and quarter cream paper with blue cloth boards (with gilt ship embossed on front cover) plus decorated gilt lettered spine. Top edge of page block is gilt. Book is protected in a custom brown cloth gilt-lettered clamshell book box. Copy has prior owner's bookplate (Oliver Brett) neatly affixed to front endpaper and a stamp on front flyleaf, p. 103, and rear endpaper of "College For Working Women", along with a "Bought Davis 1921 and K195" notation at the front. Otherwise, clamshell box, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has a tissue-protected frontispiece illustration about twenty dancing fairies by Richard Doyle, entitled "Under the Dock Leaves." This is Walter De La Mare's first book, a collection of poetry which he wrote under the pen name (pseudonym) of Walter Ramal. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keener Books (Member IOBA)]
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        The Golliwogg's Airship

      Longman's Green and Co 1902 - 65pp. Pictorial boards with tan cloth spine. Boards lightly soiled and worn at the corners. Contents fine, beautifully illustrated by Florence Upton and verses by Bertha. Decorated eps. Clean, tight and bright, a lovely copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Kenyon]
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        THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIRSHIP

      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        The Golliwogg's Air-Ship

      Longmans, Green & Co., London 1902 - 29 full page and one double page spread full colour illustrations plus smaller sepia illustrations on the other text pages. Story line follows Golliwogg and Sarah Jane, Peg, Meg and Midget as they build an airship, decide what clothes they should wear to fly in it and then take a rather calamitous journey. Wonderful example from the Golliwog series of books. Written by mother Bertha and illustrated by daughter Florence (1873-1922) who was born in the U.S. and worked in the U.K. There were 12 Golliwogg books written between 1896 - 1909, this is the 6th of those books. The word Golliwogg, which is no longer considered a socially acceptable word, originated from these books and is listed in the dictionary. Upton illustrated other children's books (see the Vege-men's Revenge for example) and was an accomplished artist, exhibiting at the Royal Academy, London. Condition: Binding: Corners worn, edges rubbed in parts. 3 small (1mm) holes in backstrip. The first quire is a bit loose but the overall binding is intact, as are the endpapers. There was a strip of tape between the first quire and the free front end paper, this has been removed. Interior: Very bright and clean. N.B. The photo may appear as if the cover has a stripe running vertically across the cover of the book, this is due to the fact the book was too wide for me to scan as one image and the photo is a merging of two files. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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        THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP

      Longmans, Green & Co. 1902 - 1st 1902. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Yellow cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Super colour illustrations throughout. Oblong format. 8.5 x 11". Cloth spine is grubby and faded. Some marks and wear to covers. Corners are bumped and worn, with a little chipping. A few scuff marks to covers. One margin tear, else contents are near fine - internally beautiful! Copyright date of 1902 to internal pages. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        La Aravcana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cvniga . (La Araucana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cuniga .)

      NY: De Vinne Press, printers, 1902 - facsimile of the Madrid, Pierres Cossin, 1569 edition; [16], 391, [16] pp.; library book plate and markings, paper wrappers age toned, still sound and overall very good; not stated but the first of what would become a two part work. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 2. April 1902.. 3 SS. Gr.-4to. Auf Bütten; am Kopf eine Jugendstil-Vignette.. Ausführlicher Brief an einen Herrn, der sich nach einem soeben erschienenen Gedichtband des jungen Lyrikers Hans W. Fischer erkundigt hatte. &quote;[ ] Die Gedichte Hans W. Fischers sind prächtig, er ist eben ein lyrisches Talent ersten Ranges und neben dieser Thatsache verschwinden die kleinen Wünsche und Anstellungen, die ich vielleicht noch hätte. Er ist Lyriker durch und durch, voll feinsten Verständnisses für das worauf es im lyrischen Gedicht ankommt, die Stimmung. Zu wenig kennt er noch die Musik der Worte, den Klang der Verse, - da haben ihn einige Moderne, wie A. H o l z (S. 24) recht ungünstig beeinflusst. ,Setzen und Leben' - pfui Teufel, die Kakophonie! Und nicht alle Gedichte vertragen diese ganz willkürliche Behandlung von Reim und Rhytmus. Weil er zu wenig Wert drauf legt hat er auch nicht beachtet, dass er allzu häufig dieselben Reimschemata benutzt, so dass: a b b a. Das Buch als solches leidet etwas unter der Monotonie der Stimmung, aber das ist natürlich kein Fehler von ihm. Gewünscht hätte ich ihm endlich einen anderen Verlag [ ]&quote;.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Mimi et Nina

      Editions de la Revue Gallia; Toulouse; 1902; 16mo (approx 16 x 16 cm); 160 pages - Near Fine/NF. First edition, first (and probably only) printing. Original thin tan cardboard wraps with an Edmund Dulac drawing and title design in dark brown on the front cover. The reverse of the half title page has this note "Cinq exemplaires de cet ouvrage tires a part sur japon sont hors commerce", while the half title page has a presentation inscription from Touny-Lerys (a pseudonym for Toulouse poet Marcel Marchand) dated 1908. The paper in this book is smooth and thick enough to be japon, but without another copy to compare one hesitates to claim this as one of the 5 copies not to be sold, although combined with the author's presentation inscription "a M Aubrie Leuf bien cordialement Touny-Lerys" it makes for a fairly compelling case. The pages are slightly tanned from age but are otherwise clean. The wrappers are covered with a complete tissue cover which is probably not original to the book, but except for very slight chips at the ends of the spine the very fragile covers are in exceptionally well preserved condition and thus were no doubt protected in some fashion. This, the first published work of literature containing Dulac's work, is a rare and elusive work cited by Hughie (#3) based on a copy of the cover only and thus with only an estimated (1901) date of publication and without further bibliographical information about the book itself ("The cover art by Dulac is probably the only work in the book by him. No date is known, but stylistically the work appears to be from his student days in Toulouse."). Dulac would have been 20 the year this publication appeared. TO SEE MORE PICTURES AND ADDITIONAL SPECIAL ITEMS, VISIT OUR BOOKSELLER's HOMEPAGE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Illustrators Bookcase]
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        The Wings of the Dove

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1902. 2 volumes. Octavo. Recent brown morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, gilt rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent copy handsomely bound. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Our Forest Home

      Gazette Printing and Publishing Co., Montreal 1902 - Hardcover, VERY GOOD PLUS, Octavo, 6î x 9î, ([8], 300pp, xci appendices). Original green cloth gilt titles, no owner names or other markings. Faint age toning to the end papers and the title page. Title page small rough paper mark about 1/2". Six plates inserted - Frontis Frances Stewart at 72, Old Letters, Mr. Stewart, An early Sketch of Peterborough, Peterborough in Early Days and The Old Log House. A very nice copy of an uncommon title.Being Extracts from the Correspondence of the Late Frances Stewart. Compiled and Edited by Her Daughter E.S. Dunlop. Second edition, with much added correspondence added (first was in 1889). A scarce family copy of an important record of early settlement. , The Stewart's immigrated from Ireland to settle on the Otonabee River in Douro Township in 1822. The Stewarts were among the first European families to settle in the Peterborough- Lakefield region in the first half of the nineteenth century and to make a go of it; their neighbours included the Traills, Moodies, and Stricklands. "The book is full of the day-to-day life of the family, the way in which the children of the first generation suffered as they were drawn into the laborious life of the farm, the easing of strain with the coming of additional settlement (the founding of Peterborough in 1825), and the later scattering of the children to new and more settled homes." - Story, Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature. Dunlop, Eleanor (nee Stewart), 1819-1907, was the second daughter of Thomas and Frances Stewart. In 1845, "Ellen," as her close friend Catharine Parr Traill called her, married Charles Dunlop (1817-1906), a successful Otonabee farmer. Ellen, with Catharine's assistance, edited Frances Stewart's letters for Our Forest Home (Toronto, 1902

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        Die Schussverletzungen.

      - Röfo Erg., 7. (Atlas d. normalen u. patholog. Anatomie in typischen Röntgenbildern, hrsg. v. Albers-Schönberg). - Hamburg, Lucas Gräfe & Sillem, 1902, 4°, XIII, 160 pp., 71 Abb., 111 Röntenbildern auf 30 orig. photograph. Tafeln, OHLwdBd. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Medicusbooks]
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