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        Lucie Rie: Modernist Potter (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)(Chinese Edition) Lucie Rie: Modernist Potter (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

      Yale University Press, 2012-05-01. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :2012-05-01 Pages: 328 Language: English Publisher: Yale University Press Lucie Rie (1902-1995). one of the 20th centurys most celebrated and iconic potters. combined an acute understanding of modernism with the skills of her chosen craft. During the course of her sixty-year career. she continually honed and refined her work. developing new shapes and surface effects that were distinctly her own. Her delicately shaped bowls. bottles. and other vessels reflect her commitmen... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        L'Art Décoratif : Revue Mensuelle d'Art Contemporain. - 4me Année, 1er Semestre Octobre 1901 * Mars 1902 & 2me Semestre - Avril 1902 * Septembre 1902 (2 tomes)

      Paris : L'Art Décoratif. 95, Rue des Petits-Champs, 1901-1902 - ~ 2 vol. ~ Nombreuses illustrations et reproductions dans le texte, plusieurs planches hors-texte ~ La revue de l'Art Nouveau français, chaque numéro profusément orné de figures en noir & couleurs ~ Pleine toile bleu de l'éditeur, illustrée par Henry van de Velde ~ Tome I: 1f+260p+2f+14 hors-texte; Tome II: 264p+2f+12 hors-texte ~ 29x22x6cm. ~ Très Bon état, infimes dégâts au premier plat du tome premier ~ Heavy item, circa 3.2 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wiener Neubauten Im Style Der Secession (Erste, Zweite, Dritte Serie) Facaden, Details, Hausthore, Vestibule

      Vienna: Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co, 1902-07. First edition of all three volumes. Elephant folios linen over pictorial (deco art) cardboard. Very Good in Chipped linen backstripped portfolios. Elephant Folio (12.5" x 17"); title page and 65, 64 and 64 full page photographic plates of examples of Viennese secessionist architecture and interior design. Somewhat incomplete set: Vol 1 is wanting plates 9, 35 and 38; Vol 3 lacks plates 5, 6, 13, 15, 20, 48, 52, 55. Examples of all the major designers of the era: Otto Wagner (and his students), Kupka & Orglmeister, etc. Gorgeously evocative of the Deco Art and Jugendstil era in all its grandeur.. A rare offering of the first three (of five?) portfolios of the Viennese Secessionist Movement, here in very acceptable condition, despite lacking 11 of almost 200 beautiful plates. See illustrations on rarebookstore.net; can provide more images if desired.

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        Rooster in Rain

      New York:, undated [1902].. Fine. Fine condition. Original Charcoal, and ink on paper. Image: 7 1/2 x 12 5/8 inches. Sheet: 10 x 15 1/2 inches. Elegantly custom framed in Ecru rag board with gilt decoration, one inch neoclassical silver moulding . Dimensions: 19 5/8 x 25 5/8 inches.Executed with charcoal and ink on paper- Charles Livingston Bull's preferred medium- an animated scene of a glaring Rooster under splashing water spout amidst plummeting raindrops. The supreme American Naturalist artist Charles Livingston Bull (1874- 1932) was intrigued by the pathos and elegance found in the tradition of Japanese wood block prints; qualities which are here expressed by the animated nature of the scene. Any decorative elements in the design give way to a heightened level of sensual expression and refinement. In his excellent essay for the Glenbow Museum Peter White states: With Bull's evident stylistic debt to art of Japan, it is tempting to link him as well with the spirit of Kacho-ga, Japanese nature art. In Kacho-ga, nature is not thought of as an objective reality but as a subjective reflection of the artist's own mind. The thing depicted is less important in itself than it is as a means through which the artist gives vent to his emotions.

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        JUST SO STORIES for Little Children

      1902 - Illustrated by the Author. London: Macmillan and Co., 1902. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in black and white. First Edition of Kipling's famous collection of twelve tales (with poems), such as "How the Camel got his Hump," "How the Leopard got his Spots" and "How the Alphabet was Made." Kipling himself did the 22 full-page illustrations.~As Stewart points out, the covers of the earliest copies bound were decorated with a white pigment that readily flaked off; subsequent copies bound used a new ink that adhered properly. This is therefore one of the few instances in which collectors do not prefer the earliest state -- as such copies are identifiable only by the loss of much of the pictorial cover design. In any event, on this copy the white pigment has adhered properly over the years.~This is a handsome copy, fine except for a little foxing on the endpapers only. Richards A181; Stewart 260. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kikeriki. Humoristisch(-Politisches) Volksblatt. [Sammelband beinhaltet: 42. Jg., Nr. 1, 2. Jänner 1902, Nr. 14, 15 und Nr. 73 bis 104; 43. Jg., Nr. 1, 1. Jänner 1903, bis 9, 11 bis 56, 58 bis 66 und 68 bis 105; 44. Jg., Nr. 1, 3.Jänner 1904, bis 12 und 14 bis 67.]

      Wien, -, 1902 - 1904.. Fol. tlw. o. Pag. (4 S. pro Nr.). Priv. Lwd. der Zeit.. Tlw. mit dem Kikierik-Anzeiger (ein Doppelblatt), wobei da wohl meistens ein Blatt (einzelnes Mittelblatt) fehlt. Die Paginierung beginnt im Jg. 43 ab Nr.51. - Tlw. alte Restaurierung der Einrisse durch Textilklebeband, Läsuren bzw. Einrisse, Nr. 87 (43.Jg.) mit Abriss und kl. Buchstabenverlust, stärkere Gbrsp., R. angeplatzt, berieben, Buchblock aufgrund des Papiergewichtes für den Einband zu schwer, daher dieser fragil, neue Bindung anratsam. - Die Zeitschrift "Kikeriki" wurde 1861 gegründet und bis in die achtziger Jahre des 19. Jahrhunderts hatte es eine liberale Ausrichtung. Unter dem zunehmenden Einfluß der Christlichsozialen um Karl Lueger wurde der Kikeriki scharf antisemitisch: "... bewegte sich recht konstant auf einer antisemitische Linie, die viele antijudaistische Vorurteile weiterführt, der er [der Kikeriki] zunächst einen österreich-souveränen Astrich geben möchte, indem er die paramilitärische Heimwehr favorisiert. ... Insbesondere beim Kikeriki erzeugt die antijüdische Karikatur ein kämpferisches Klima, in dem es legitim erscheint, sich gegen die Christenverfolgung durch die als jüdisch Markierten zu wehren... " (Zitat Schäfer, Vermessen - Gezeichnet - Verlacht. (2004) S. 55 und S. 90).[Die von uns gezeigte Abbildung zeigt eine Hetzkarikatur von Gustav Mahler].

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        Cricket of Today and Yesterday with Special Articles By Famous Cricketers Etc, ( Gift Inscription By Jack. N. Crawford )

      Caxton Publishing Co, London 1902 - This copy inscribed in volume 1, '' To the Eastbourne Cricket Club Hoping that, at least one brother ''friend'' may find these pages pleasantly reminiscent and interesting, Jack N. Crawford November 1935. Volume 2, inscribed, '' Eastbourne Cricket Club J. N. Crawford 1937.Complete in 2 volumes. Bound in original publishers decorative green cloth. Cloth nicked with some wear on head and tail of spines, lightly rubbed, slightly faded. Both bindings in good clean condition. Internally, pages and illustrations clean and bright throughout. A very nice clean 2 volume work, inscribed by Jack Crawford, England and surrey Cricketer. 8933.A16 Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Les Maitres De La Caricature

      Librairie Illustrée, J. Taillandier, Paris,8,rue Saint-Joseph 1902 - Ouvrage remonté remarquablement par une professionnelle.le dos de la reliure éditeur a été conservé. La couverture est conservée. Ouvrage constitué de sous-albums chacun consacré à un dessinateur et doté de sa couverture particulière .La préface générale est de L. Roger-Miles, le cahier consacré au caricaturiste X commençant toujours par " X intime " Les illustrateurs sont: Guillaume, Bac, Huard, Gerbault, Caran d'Ache, Léandre(petits manques au coin supérieur droit de la couverture), Job(restauration du coin sup. de la première de couverture et de la dernière de couverture), Rabier, Abel Faivre, Robida, Steinlen, Hermann-paul(dernière de couverture restaurée en partie haute), Grün, Paul Balluriau, Willette, Lucien Métivet, Forain, la pleiade des jeunes: Testevuide, Kupka, Wely ,Delaw etc. etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Album - Les Maîtres de la Caricature. Aquarelles et Dessins inédits de .

      - Paris, Librairie Illustrée, J. Tallandier, 1902. Imprimerie Générale Lahure. Grand in-4 relié demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs, non paginé. Les planches en noir et en couleurs ont été gravées par Reymond, Ruckert et Cie, Victor Michel, Cueille et Bouché, Charaire et les Etablissements Malvaux. Papier de la Maison Paul Prioux et Cie. Bon état : rares rousseurs. Reliure très frottée. . Alb. Guillaume - F. Bac - Ch. Huard - H. Gerbault - Caran d'Ache - C. Léandre - Job - B. Rabier - Abel Faivre - A. Robida - Steinlen - Hermann Paul - Balluriau - Forain - Lucien Métivet - etc., etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Album

      Librairie Illustrée, J. Taillandier. 1902 - Paris, Librairie Illustrée, J. Taillandier., 1902 - 2 volumes toilés, cartonnage éditeur, 25 cm x 32 cm - Volume 1 : VI + 98 non paginées, aquarelles et dessins inédits N&B et couleurs de Steinlein, Hermann Paul, Grün, Paul Balluriau, A. Willette - Préface de L. Roger-Miles - Textes de présentation des artistes de Lucien Puech - Volume 2 : 56 non paginées, aquarelles et dessins inédits N&B et couleurs de Lucien Métivet, Forain, Rabier, Robida, Redon, Jacques Villon, Kupka, Marcel Capy, etc. - Bon état [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Speckled Brook Trout . . With an Introduction by Charles Hallock

      New York: R.H. Russell, [1902] - A large paper copy, measuring 6-1/4" x 9-3/4" First edition, deluxe Issue. Large 8vo. Color plate frontispiece, illustrations by Louis Rhead. 184 pp. Bound in full vellum, yapp edges, t.e.g. with other edges uncut, paper title label. Slightly faded and small rubbing at lower spine, else fine. Bookplate, 1916 gift inscription. Bruns R50; Wetzel 303 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Numerical Law of the Germ Cells

      Verlag von Gustav Fischer in Jena 1902 - Anatomischen Anzeiger, Vol. XXI, 1902, pp. 189-200. Very good condition. Name stamp of Edmund B. Wilson on front cover.* Mentions Mendel and Bateson in footnotes.Scarce. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Anecdotal History of Old Times in Singapore …

      Singapore: Fraser & Neave, Limited,, 1902. From the Foundation of the Settlement under the Honourable the East India Company, on February 6th, 1819, to the Transfer to the Colonial Office as part of the Colonial Possessions of the Crown on April 1st, 1867. 2 volumes octavo (234 × 143 mm). Contemporary green diced half cloth, black moiré cloth boards, title gilt to spines. 17 plates and a folding map. A little rubbed and spotted, else very good. First edition of this "revision with many additions of a series of articles which appeared under the same title in the weekly Singapore Free Press" (preface). 750 copies only. Bradley had bought the Free Press in 1884, Singapore's only English-language newspaper it had suspended publication in 1869, and was extremely successful in reviving its fortunes, one of the most popular features being his history column. Buckley was a noted figure in Singapore's social life, a keen cricketer, a member of the Amateur Musical Society and keen performer, an instigator of many charitable events for children, widely remembered as the owner of the first car in Singapore, a 4.5 horsepower Benz Victoria which he nicknamed "The Coffee Machine." A lively and anecdotal essay in history, an unusually well-preserved copy in contemporary binding.

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        THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL. "The destroyer of weeds, thistles and thorns is a benefactor, whether he soweth grain or not"

      The Dresden Publishing Co./C. P. Farrell, New York 1902 - Twelve octavo (6" x 9") volumes attractively bound in 3/4 green morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt rules, the spine with five raised bands and four floral gilt decorations with red morocco onlays for the petals. Each volume is illustrated with a frontispiece, mostly portraits, with the first volume also containing a hand-colored title page and a check SIGNED by the author bound in. Each volume is copy #2 of a limited edition of 250 copies. Ingersoll was a popular orator who spoke on many subjects, his favorite being agnosticism, and he often poked fun at religious belief. He was known in his time as "the great agnostic" and a champion in his time for civil rights, women’s reproductive freedom, and limiting the role of religion in government. Ingersoll enjoyed a friendship with the poet Walt Whitman, who considered Ingersoll the greatest orator of his time: "It should not be surprising that I am drawn to Ingersoll, for he is Leaves of Grass. He lives, embodies, the individuality, I preach. I see in Bob [Ingersoll] the noblest specimen—American-flavored—pure out of the soil, spreading, giving, demanding light." Ingersoll delivered the eulogy at the poet's funeral in 1892. Light wear to some corners, a nick here and there. About Fine with a handsome shelf appearance [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works

      Boston: Francis A. Niccolls & Company. 1902. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Edition Magnifique limited to twenty-six lettered copies, this being G. 24 vols. Edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle. Full burgundy morocco, four raised bands, boards and spines elaborately decorated in gilt with Art Noveau patterns, gilt lettering, top edges gilt, others uncut, red and white morocco doublures decorated in gilt, pearl silk moire endpapers. Frontispieces and plates in three states, one colored. Spines uniformly darkened, mostly moderate wear to corner tips and, more pronounced, along the spines; four volumes have repaired spine sections; one shows minor loss to head of spine; and, one has the boards slightly warped. In all, a very elegant set. ; Octavo .

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        A Persian Pearl and Other Essays, Inscribed by Darrow to Rosalind.

      1902 - Inscribed by Darrow to British Actress Rosalinde Fuller Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. A Persian Pearl and Other Essays. Chicago: C.L. Ricketts (Lakeside Press colophon), 1902. 160, [1] pp. Quarter cloth over patterned paper boards, gilt title to spine, top edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges. Light soiling, some wear to spine ends and corners, author inscription to front free endpaper. Light toning to text, internally clean. A nice copy with an interesting association. * Second edition. The inscription reads "To Rosalyn [sic] Fuller/ from/ Clarence Darrow/ Feby 9th 1917." A Persian Pearl was Darrow's first book and the cornerstone of any Darrow collection. It consists of five essays. "A Persian Pearl" is an appreciation of Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat. The other essays discuss Walt Whitman, Robert Burns, realism in literature and art and the importance of facing up to past mistakes without fear or shame. Fuller [1892-1982], a distinguished British actress, was famous for her portrayal of Ophelia to John Barrymore's celebrated Hamlet on Broadway in 1922 and continued to perform into the 1970s. She also has a footnote in literary history for her brief affair with F. Scott Fitzgerald. Some scholars believe she was the model for Marcia, the bold chorus girl in "Head and Shoulders," a story later included in Flappers and Philosophers (1920). Hunsberger, Clarence Darrow: A Bibliography 44. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goethes Werke [in German, 10 volumes]

      Leipzig: Drud und Verlag von Grumbach, 1902. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine. Goethe (1749-1832) was a writer, poet, dramatist, scientist and a politician. He embodied the Enlightenment ideal. Probably one of the leading thinkers in the Age of Reason. He was a significant influence on both German and European writers and philosophers who followed. Frontispiece picture is of Goethe. These volumes are in German. Each volume is in Fine condition. [Please check for shipping cost on multi-volume sets and larger format books.]

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        THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER

      Strangeways 1902 - 1st 1902. Nearly fine condition with no wrapper. This is the privately printed edition of the Tailor of Gloucester, of which only 500 copies were published. The book is in small format with pink paperboards with a line drawing of three mice sewing on the front cover. The book has a colour frontispiece and 15 colour plates. Beatrix Potter began to write her picture letters for children at the age of 26 and these were to become the basis for her books. The story of the Tailor of Gloucester was first told in a letter from Beatrix to Freda Moore, daughter of her former governess, Annie Carter. Having had her story of Peter Rabbit initially rejected by at least six publishers before Warnes agreed to publish it, Beatrix decided that she would not show her new little book to Warnes. She thought that they would either not want to publish a second book so soon, or that they may want to alter it or omit the nursery rhymes, or otherwise disapprove of what she now felt was "her mouse book". So she returned to Strangeways, the original printers and engravers of Peter Rabbit, and paid herself for a coloured private edition of 500 copies. The books differs considerably from the edition later published Warnes. It is longer, the pictures are not all the same and it contains many more jingles and nursery rhymes, sung by the rats and mice of Gloucester on Christmas Eve. Of all her books The Tailor of Gloucester remained Beatrix Potter's own favourite. Very slightly browning to covers in places. Top corner very slightly worn. Very light foxing to endpapers. Contents fine. A superb copy of this rare book. Housed in custom-made drop-back box. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Napoléon et Larrey. Récits inédits de la Révolution et de l'Empire -D'après Les Mémoires, les correspondance officielles et privées, les notes et les agendas de campagnes de Dominique Larrey, chirurgien en chef de la Garde et de la Grande Armée

      Mame, Tours 1902 - Relié plein chagrin havane, sous étui et contre étui, orné toile vert sombre, titre et motifs dorés. 15 et 584 pages. Illustrée par 16 planches hors-texte dont 8 en couleur. Rousseurs marge inférieure sur 6 pages de l'introduction. Edition originale. Très bel exemplaire de collaborateur (n° C) sur Japon. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Essays of Michael Lord of Montaigne

      Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston; 1902 &1904. - In three volumes limited to 265 copies, unopened, translated into English by John Florio and beautifully designed and printed by Bruce Rogers with his printer's mark at the rear of each volume. 415, 582 and 492pp. each with frontispiece, decorative title pages and decorative initial lettering, bound in 1/4 beige cloth over pale green marbled paper covered boards, paper spine labels lettered in black with and extra label at rear of each volume, wide margined,light foxing to edges and endpapers, internally clean, toning to spines and minor shelf wear. A handsomely produced set. As a humanist, Montaigne conceived of philosophy as education pertaining to the formation of one's judgment, morals, manners and customs used in everyday life: Therefore, offering us a philosophy in accordance with life. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Egypt - The Cradle of Ancient Masonry

      Philadelphia, PA: Lincoln. Full-Leather. (20) + 644 pages. Index. Twenty-six black and white photographic plates. Almost 12" high by 9.5" wide by 2.5" thick. "Comprising a history of Egypt, with a comprehensive and authentic account of the antiquity of masonry resulting from many years of personal investigation and exhaustive research in India, Persia, Syria and the Valley of the Nile." - from title page. After first receiving the Light in India, the author was moved to "investigate, to the fullest extent, the meaning and purport of the numerous hieroglyphic inscriptions, symbols and characters found upon the ancient tombs and temples, so that the Masonic Fraternity might understand, appreciate and apply the teachings of the hierophants and sages of bygone days." - from Preface. Chapters: Alexandria - the Antiquity of Masonry; Ruined Temples - Masonry and Masonic Symbols; Ancient Cities - Soirian Myth - Karma; the Nile - Origin of the Name Free Mason - Scottish Rite Philosophy; Ancient Mysteries - Scottish Rite philosophy; Suez Canal - The Druses, Their Manners and Customs; Agriculture - Irrigation - Lotus - Papyrus; The Supreme Architect of the Universe; Mosques - Tombs - Massacre of Mamelukes - Heliopolis; Esoteric Teaching of the Scottish Rite - Brain and Thought; Pyramids - Sphinx - Tombs; Solomon - Death of Hiram - Cross - Swastica; Mummification - Transmigration - Re-incarnation; Sixteen Saviours - Lost Knowledge; The Golden Fleece - Roman Eagle - Masonic Apron - What it Teaches; Pyramids of Sakkarah - Lisht - Medum - The Fayum - Labyrinth; Sun Worship - Zodiac - Masonic Allegories; A Voyage up the Nile - Description of Tombs and Temples - Pro Doric Columns; Ineffable degrees - Thoughts on Ecclesiastes - I.N.R.I. - Voyaging up the Nile - examining Tombs and Temples - Paintings - Sculptures; Masonic teachings - Hindu beggar - Roman Catholicism; Thebes - Colossi - Der-El-Bahari - Luxor - Karnak; Ceremonies - Initiation - Blue Lodge - Transmigration - Mystery Language; The Gawazee - exploring Temples and tombs - Philae and its ruins - Nubia; Jewish Traditions and customs - Cable tow - Ceremonies of ancient Initiation - book of the Law; Circumsision - upon what the Ancient Craftsmen were obligated - the lost word. All edges gilt. Protected frontis portrait of author. Ornately embossed boards. Raised bands to spine. Partially rubbed gilt lettering and decoration upon back strip. Marbled endpapers. Hinges intact internally, open or opening externally. Somewhat above-average wear to boards. Contents unmarked. Binding intact. Over ten pounds in weight. Quality original copy of this monumental work. . Good. 1902.

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        Manuscript]: "The Harvard Base Ball Season of 1902" in Harvard Graduates' Magazine

      1902 - Seven pages Signed at the conclusion by Barrett Wendell of the class of '77, undated but presumably 1902. A little soiling and finger smudging (probably by typesetters), else about fine. Each page lightly rubberstamped with the name of *Harvard Graduates' Magazine* where we assume it appeared. The team's season was marred by injuries and disqualifications of players but with the help of Boston's Cy Young, who worked with the pitchers, and "Wee Willie" Keeler of Brooklyn, who worked with the hitters, the team went 21-3. Wendell was an early contributor to the *Harvard Lampoon* and went on to become an important educator. His course in English Composition at Harvard was an influence on a great many writers, and the textbook that he developed was the standard college text for decades. He is credited with being the first Harvard Professor to offer American Literature as an object of systematic historical and critical study. Baseball manuscripts of this vintage are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works Of William Makepeace Thackeray. With Biographical Introductions By His Daughter, Anne Ritchie. Complete In Thirteen ( 13 ) Volumes

      Smith, Elder, & Co, London 1902 - 13 volumes, complete, bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly in three quarter green morocco, the leather spines uniformally faded, marbled endapers, top edge gilt, a little occasional spotting, illustrated. An attractive set that will require an additional postage fee for some international destinations, please contact for details. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (Novel): Diane, Priestess of Haiti, in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, LXIX, April 1902

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. 1902. First. First, and apparently only edition. Front wrap detached, and chipped at the bottom corner, as are the edges of the first two pages (both of ads), last page of the novel has a short tear and small chip, as do a few of the following pages, else a sound and readable, good or better copy. This issue contains the only appearance of this complete novel by an African-American author. The novel features a separate title page, prints the author's name and title on the spine, and takes up a significant portion of the magazine (80 of the issue's 128 pages, with the remainder mostly comprising advertisements). Durham (1861-1919), born in Pennsylvania, was the assistant editor of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. In 1891 he was named U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo and U.S. Minister to Haiti, an office that he served until 1893. This novel was not published elsewhere to our knowledge. Individual issues of this magazine are rare -- we have never seen another example of this issue offered for sale. .

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        Fox and Hare

      New York:, undated [1902].. Fine. Fine condition. Original Charcoal and ink on paper. Image and sheet size : 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Elegantly custom framed in Ecru rag board with gilt decoration, one inch neoclassical silver moulding. Dimensions: 21 5/8 x 19 5/8 inches. Executed in charcoal and ink on paper- Charles Livingston Bull's preferred medium- On a rocky outcropping set above sinuous trees, a crouching Fox spies on two unsuspecting Hare below. & It is evident in this charged scene of the intended hunt set in a sinuously treed landscape Bull owes a debt to the ephemerally fluid nature of the English Art Nouveau, and reflective of the work of Aubrey Beardsley (1872 - 1898)- a clear inspiration to Bull. & Nonetheless- this drawing could quite possibly have been a composition intended for Andrews Wilkinson's Plantation Stories of Old Louisiana. It was not unusual for Bull to create far more compositions than were used for hundreds of stories he illustrated. Yet as was Bull's habit, these original drawings were often given to the author of the work- or the editor and were seldom seen afterwards. &

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        The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature.

      London Longmans Green First Edition 1902 - A clean sound copy of the scarce London issue of this classic work being the Gifford Lecture on Natural Religion delivered at Edinburgh 1901-1902. Octavo. Original Grey /Green cloth with two colour paper label. rubbed but legible & intact.T.e.g.(ii)+ xii+ 534 pps+(Colophon) but no ad's.(Indicating later issue -but with the miss spelling "Nietsche" on page 38) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John L. Capes (Books) Established 1969]
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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U. und 1 eh. Postkarte mit U.

      Berlin bzw. o. O., 1901 und [1902]. - Zusammen 6 SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.- bzw. qu.-8vo. Knappe, jedoch spannende Korrespondenz mit dem Psychologen und Philosophen William Stern (1871-1938) in Breslau: "[.] Für diesen Mittw[och] haben wir, ohne daß die anderen Herren etwas davon ahnen, einen ganz kurzen Wortwechsel mit Handgemenge präpariert; es sollen dann in 8 Tagen (mit einem Stenographen) die Zeugen vernommen werden. - Mir kommt es darauf an, selbst etwas über die Arbeitsmethode durch eigene Erfahrung zu lernen, u. die Leute zu interessieren, damit Sie für Ihren Vortrag den Boden vorbereitet finden [.]". - An besagtem Mittwoch, dem 4. Dezember 1901, sollte dann auch der "Wortwechsel mit Handgemenge" stattfinden: Während Liszts Seminar richtete einer der Teilnehmer eine Frage an Liszt, die von einem anderen Zuhörer unhöflich quittiert wurde, woraufhin der erste eine Pistole zog und sie auf diesen richtete. Liszt eilte hinzu und schlug dem Schützen auf den Arm, dieser verriß die Pistole und auf Höhe der Herzgegend seines Kontrahenten löste sich ein Schuß. - Der ganze Vorfall wurde freilich kurz nach seinem Ende aufgeklärt und die "Zeugen" wurden gebeten, ihre Aussagen tls. schriftlich und tls. mündlich zu Protokoll zu geben, einige noch am selben Abend oder am Tag darauf, andere eine Woche später und wieder andere erst fünf Wochen nach dem Zwischenfall. Wie von Stern, dem Initiator dieses und anderer psychologischer Experimente, erwartet, wichen die einzelnen Aussagen stark voneinander ab: Keiner der Zeugen konnte sich an alle der in 15 Einzelheiten zerlegte Ereigniskette erinnern, die Fehlerrate lag zwischen 27 und 80 Prozent. - Franz von Liszt, der um vierzig Jahre jüngere Cousin des Komponisten Franz Liszt, begründete seinen Rang als Strafrechtsdogmatiker mit dem erstmals 1881 erschienenen "Lehrbuch des deutschen Reichsstrafrechts", das später zum Standardwerk des Strafrechts wurde. Über die Vielzahl seiner Veröffentlichungen hinaus wirkte er vor allem durch die gemeinsam mit Adolf Dochow begründete "Zeitschrift für die gesamte Strafrechtswissenschaft", durch die von ihm gepflogene Gesprächsrunde des "Kriminalistischen Seminars", dem eine ganze Generation deutscher Strafrechtslehrer entstammte, und durch die gemeinsam mit Adolphe Prins und Gerard Anton van Hamel gegründete "Internationale Kriminalistische Vereinigung". - William Stern war Gründer des Instituts für Angewandte Psychologie in Berlin, Mitherausgeber der "Zeitschrift für Angewandte Psychologie" und Professor für Psychologie in Breslau und Hamburg sowie nach seiner Emigration 1933 an der Duke University in Durham. Er "zählt zu den Pionieren der neueren Psychologie. Schwerpunkte seiner Forschung waren die Kinder- und Jugendpsychologie, die angewandte Psychologie und die von ihm begründete differentielle Psychologie" (DBE). Auf Stern geht auch u. a. die Idee des Intelligenzquotienten zurück. - Der Brief v. 26. II. [1902] auf einem an Liszt gerichteten Schreiben des Juristen Paul Schellhas (1859-1908) über den Stand der Dinge von Sterns "in Aussicht genommener Anleitung zur Aufstellung experimentalpsychologischer Versuche über Zeugenaussagen im Seminar Ew. Hochwohlgeboren" (dat. Rixdorf-Berlin [heute Berlin-Neukölln], 25. II. 1902, 2 SS.). - Der Br. v. 30. XI. 1901 auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Photographic Art Journal

      Leicester - Edward Shardlow 1902 - A scarce and beautiful copy, of this Edwardian periodical on photographic art. With numerous illustrations throughout the text, and forty-nine photographic plates, one of which is a tipped original photograph of Fleaur de Reve, by M. Bergon. Volume two, of the original two volumes. Issues include March 15th number 13, April 15th number 14. June 15th number 16, and September 15th, number 19. The Photographic Journal played an important part in spreading the knowledge of photography amongst the early photographers from the 1850s onwards. Notices of Photographic Society Meetings, new discoveries, and papers read at Society Meetings were all reported in the journals. Edited by Harry Quilter and Fred C. Shardlow. Featuring work from A. Horsley Hinton, Clarence H. White, and James Gale. Condition: In original half calf binding with cloth covered boards, and gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, sound, with light rubbing, and minor wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean, aside from the odd handling mark. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Forest, Lake And River: The Fishes Of New England & Eastern Canada [two Volume Set]

      John Wilson and Son, Incorporated, Boston 1902 - A most handsome Limited First Edition in two volumes in Near Fine condition. Minor soiling and wear to covers and occasional minute foxing. Bound in tan suede with embossed and hand-painted fishing flies in top left corner of each volume and a circular medallion at lower right. Printed on hand-made paper with silk endpapers. All illustrations and tissue guards present. 2v. ([4], xxviii, 313, [5]; [4], xii, 368, [6] p.); In this two-volume set, Frank Johnson has collected his own essays with those of notable anglers such as William Harris, Archibald Mitchell, John Quackenbos, and E. S. Osgood; and he has tied them all together in a beautifully crafted and illustrated work of art. Ninety different images (some full-page color) including flies and lures, fish, and views such as lakes, rivers and mountains. Scarce portfolio of 12 additional A. D. Turner plates not included. One of 350 Limited Edition copies, not numbered [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of the Ingenious Don Quixote of La Mancha

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1902 - Four volumes complete - Volume One - xlii, 446pp; Volume Two - viii, [4], 484pp; Volume Three - x, [2], 512pp and Volume Four - ix, [3], 508pp. Half morocco and marbled paper over boards, smooth spines, divided into three unequal single fillet frames, the first with author, title and volume, the second enclosing an inner panel with flower and leaf corner pieces and the third with the date, all in gilt, t.e.g. marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, marbled paper covering boards slightly rubbed in places. Internally some light foxing to fore edge of text block, occasionally coming on to margins and very occasionally to text, but generally quite bright and clean. One set of illustrations in volume three lightly water stained, otherwise clean. Volume one has nine illustrations, volume two has ten, volume three has nine and volume four has nine (as called for). Edition de luxe, with each of the plates in three states, limited to one hundred and thirty copies, this being copy one hundred and seventeen. A handsome edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA. Translated from the Spanish by P. A. Motteux.

      John Grant. Edinburgh.,1902 - FOUR VOLUMES. Large 8vo. (9.1 x 6.1 inches). Illustrated with 37 fine engraved plates by Lalauze, including his portrait of Cervantes. A fine clean set in fine leather bindings by Bayntun of Bath. Early twentieth century half tan calf. Raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled and decorated in gilt. Mid brown and honey coloured morocco labels, ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Brown cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. A lovely, fine set of this well illustrated edition.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Don Quixote de La Mancha. Translated from the Spanish by P. A. Motteux.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1902 - 4 volumes, large octavo (227 × 145 mm). Contemporary tan half calf by Bayntun, spines gilt in compartments, tan morocco labels and cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. An excellent set. Frontispiece in each volume and 33 plates by Adolphe Laluze. A very handsomely bound and illustrated set of Don Quixote. P. A. Motteux (1663–1718) was a translator, dramatist, and editor of The Gentleman's Journal. His greatest successes were his translation of Rabelais and this edition of Don Quixote, which was "widely admired throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries for its descriptive lucidity and playful wit" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Compleat Angler (Complete in Two Volumes)

      London: Freemantle 1902 - 2 v. (lxvii, 169 p., [15] leaves of plates; ix, 232 p., [15] leaves of plates) : ill., ports., plates, facsims., music ; 24 cm. Fully bound in green cloth with gilt decorative crest and lettering. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Rubbing to boards. Scuffing to edges. Library markings and bookplates inside front boards. Otherwise, clean and unmarked pages.v. 1. "Izaak Walton" --"Walton in Hampshire" --Fac-simile of Izaak Walton's last will and testament --"The compleat angler" / by Sir Edward Grey --A Walton chronology --Some editions of "The compleat angler" --Waltoniana --Sonnet by Wordsworth, written on a blank leaf in "The compleat angler."A bright and clean set, in readable condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SIMPLICISSIMUS jargang 7 (1902-1903) e nello stesso volume jargang 8 (1903-1904), Munchen, Langen Albert, 1902

      - Unico volume rilegato cm. 28,5 x 38, mz. tela verde con titolo in oro. Il famoso stile di SIMPLICISSIMUS, divenuto leggendario, aveva un taglio critico-satirico verso il potere e la vita borghese, ma sono interessanti anche gli articoli letterari, poesie e racconti. Fondamentali poi contributi artistici con gli straordinari e graffianti disegni a colori dei grandi disegnatori ed animatori Olaf Gulbranson (riconosciuto come uno dei più grandi illustratori della sua epoca ed anima del giornale), Heine (il creatore del famoso cagnone), Bruno Paul, Reznicef, Schulz, Eduard Thony e tanti altri. Ognuna delle centinaia di figure lancia messaggi e simboli e può essere considerata come un editoriale od un articolo di fondo. Le immagini hanno anche un valore artistico indiscutibile. , jargang 7 (da april 1902 a mars 1903) 1-52 (mancano i fasc. 2, 5, 12,13,27) jargang 8 (da april 1903 a mars 1904) 1-52 (mancano i fasc. 22 , 46) Le due annate assieme, così come sono, vengono offerte a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        SIMPLICISSIMUS jargang 7 (april 1902 a marz 1903), Munchen, Langen Albert, 1902

      - Unico volume rilegato mz. tela anonima cm. 28,5 x 38, numero pag. per fasc. irregolari. totale annata pp.416, comprese le numerose di pubblicit? sia a colori che in b/n. (manca il solo fasc. n. 14) In questa annata sono inseriti 52 numeri del "Bleibat des Simplicissimus" di due facciate cadauno, che non hanno numerazione e sono veicoli di bella pubblicit? . Il famoso stile di SIMPLICISSIMUS, divenuto leggendario, aveva un taglio critico-satirico verso il potere e la vita borghese, ma sono interessanti anche gli articoli letterari, poesie e racconti. Fondamentali poi contributi artistici con gli straordinari e graffianti disegni a colori dei grandi disegnatori ed animatori Olaf Gulbranson (riconosciuto come uno dei più grandi illustratori ed anima del giornale), Heine (il creatore del famoso cagnone), Schulz, STEINLEN, Reznicek, Eduard Thony, Wife,Sted, Bruno Paul e tanti altri. Ogni figura lancia messaggi e simboli e può essere considerata come un editoriale o un articolo di fondo. In questa importante annata, molto bello l' EXTRA NUMMER. Dopo il numero 4 "Max und Moritz" di pp.8 illustrato tutto a colori.)

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        POEMS [with] BALLADS AND SONNETS.

      Thomas B. Mosher 1902, 1903, Portland, ME - Two volumes. [iv], lxxxi, 338p; [ii], xxxvii, 335p. Each volume with portrait frontispiece, Ballads with facsimile. Title-pages with Mosher anchor and dolphin device in red. Beautifully bound in 1961 by Spanish binder Emilio Brugalla (1901-1987) in quarter teal crushed morocco (with the entire outer edges rather than the corners) with marbled sides, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and series of black embossed rules Fredeman 23.23. and 23.24; Colbeck II, p. 697; Bishop 294 and 16."For Mosher this work, together with the Quarto Series Poems, formed a complete set of Rossetti's poetical works. In his 1903 catalogue he states that 'from now on copies of the Poems can only be sold in connection with Ballads and Sonnets.'" (Bishop p. 92)."In a letter to Mosher of August 24, 1902 (Houghton Library bMS Am 1096 [34]). literary critic and journalist G. F. R. Anderson, praises Mosher's edition for his service to Rossetti's text and to criticism at large, and comments him for being 'more than a publisher' and for being 'not only a sage editor, but a minister of Beauty, Truth, and Immortality.'" Colbeck calls this a 'de-luxe edition'". (Bishop p. 240). Some shelf rubbing to bottom edges, spines evenly and mildly toned, all else bright and fresh. Lovely copies. Moshers Quarto Series no. 6 and 8. Limited to 450 copies on Van Gelder paper [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trans-Himalaya: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet

      MacMillan and Co, London 1902 - 2 volumes. xxiii+436+[7 maps]+[4 ad] pages with frontispiece and plates. xvii+441+[2 ad] pages with frontispiece, fold out maps in color, plates some in color and index. Thick Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial to covers. Head page ends in gilt. First British edition. Sven Anders Hedin was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, and travel writer, as well as an illustrator of his own works. During four expeditions to Central Asia he discovered the Transhimalaya (once named the Hedin Range in his honor) and the sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers, Lake Lop Nur, and the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of the Tarim Basin. In his book Från Pol till Pol, Heidin describes a journey through Asia and Europe between from the late 1880s to the early 1900s. While traveling Hedin visited Constantinopole (Istanbul), oil-rich Azerbaijan in times of Nobel Brothers, Teheran, Mesopotamia (Iraq), lands of Kyrgyz people, India, China, Asiatic Russia and Japan. The posthumous publication of his Central Asia atlas marked the conclusion of his life’s work. Condition: Book plate to front paste down volume two, corners bumped, some slight foxing, spines lightly sunned else a very good set [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hound of the Baskervilles, The

      London: George Newnes, 1902. - A Fine First "Hound" in Original ClothDOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1902.First edition in book form (first serialized in the Strand Magazine between August 1901 and April 1902). Small octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 184 x 122 mm.). [8], 358, [1], [1, blank] pp. With sixteen plates (including frontispiece) by Sidney Paget.Original scarlet cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and black (in a design by Alfred Garth Jones) and lettered in gilt on front cover and pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on spine. Spine slightly faded, minor blistering to cloth on covers near joints. Minimal foxing to edges, free endpapers slightly browned from pastedown glue. Otherwise an excellent copy, with the gilt bright and fresh. The Hound of the Baskervilles "was based on an idea given to [Doyle] by Bertram Fletcher Robinson, who was a nephew of Sir John Robinson and a correspondent for the Daily Express during the Boer War. The two men struck up a friendship when travelling back on the same ship from Cape Town. They spent four days together on a golfing holiday at Cromer in March 1901, and it was then that Robinson mentioned the legend (possibly of the Black Hound of Hergest associated with the Vaughan family of Hergest Court in Herefordshire). Doyle told his mother: ‘Fletcher Robinson came here with me and we are going to do a small book together "The Hound of the Baskervilles"—a real creeper’ The serial publication was an unprecedented success. It was the only occasion in the magazine’s history that a seventh printing was needed to meet the demand, and the queues at the publisher’s offices and throughout the country were extraordinary" (Green and Gibson, p. 130).Green and Gibson A26a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

      GEORGE NEWNES LIMITED ,LONDON 1902 - EXQUISITE BINDING BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE,BATH.IN FULL RED MOROCCO,RIBBED SPINE WITH TITLES AND DATE THEREON,STAMPED INSIDE FRONT COVER "BAYNTUN RIVIERE BATH"ALL EDGES GILT,MARBLED END-PAPERS,GILT LINE BLOCKING TO BOTH COVERS,ILLUSTRATED WITH SIXTEEN B&W PLATES ,THE FRONT PLATE AND TITLE PAGE ARE TISSUE PROTECTED,THE ORIGINAL FRONT COVER WITH THE HOUND THEREON IS BOUND INTO THE REAR OF THE BOOK,THE CONTENT AND PLATES ARE IN PRISTINE CONDITION,THIS IS A FIRST EDITION,IN VERY FINE CONDITION INDEED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Eastwood]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in gilt and black. Black and white frontispiece and 15 plates. With contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly faded, corners lightly bumped, endpapers and edges lightly foxed, text block internally strained in a few places but binding firm, plate on page 118 partially loose, plates on pages 24 and 160 have been loose but have been skilfully reattached. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles - Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      George Newnes, Limited, London 1902 - [8], 360pp. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, author label to fourth, all framed with gilt double fillet, covers bordered with gilt single fillet, inner dentelles gilt, a.e.g. Externally very good indeed, internally some slight colour bleed to half-title, occasional light foxing, but generally clean. The plate at page 76 is slightly grubby to foot and slightly worn to fore-edge, the plate at page 204 is grubby to edges with slight colour bleed to fore-edge. Now housed in a cloth drop back box made by Temple Bookbinders, which replicates the design by Alfred Garth Jones found on the original cloth binding. The first edition with the misprint on page 13 line 3 'you' for 'your'. Green and Gibson A26a Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dernière gerbe.

      Calmann-Lévy 1902 - - Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1902, 16,5x25cm, relié. - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

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

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        JUST SO STORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN. Inscribed

      George S. Morang & Co., Limited., Toronto 1902 - From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. Kipling, Rudyard. JUST SO STORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN. Signed. Illustrated by the Author. Toronto: George S. Morang & Co., Limited. 1902. Unique Copy. First Canadian Edition. Sm. 4to. 249p. With 22 plates & many in-text illustrations. Cream cloth covered boards with titles & illustrations on the spine & upper cover stamped in black. An extraordinary example with three key manuscript highlights tipped-in: 1 - Opposite page 141, Kipling on a piece of club size stationery has written out, in fact decoded the runes of Taffimai in 2 columns of 18 lines with the added "This is the identical tusk-on-uitch the tale of Taffimai ouas ritten. Etched by the author. / See Page 141 / Just So Stories / Double Day Page Edn 1902." 2 - Tipped opposite page 197, on a piece of club size stationery, Kipling has deciphered the runes on the Mutton Bone illustrated in the story: The Cat That Walked By Himself. Inscribed: "On the mutton bone / page 197. Just So Stories". Two columns of decoding followed by: " I Rudyard Kipling drew this but because there was no mutton bone in the house I faked the anatomy from memory. R.K." 3 - One page als [true copy neatly written & signed in blue fountain pen] on the letterhead of the Canadian Copper Company, Sussex, dated Nov. 30th 1912, addressed to: David H. Brown esq. " Dear Sir / Many thanks for your amusing letter of the 12th. I am sorry that any of my handicraft should have disturbed your dinner. I should imagine it would be quite hopeless to find one in the small drawing what the runes meant but I have looked up the original pictures and found that on the cross bar of the H, I put myself on record as having also written all the plays ascribed to Mrs. Gallop. I hope now that you and your friends will be able to return to their respective vocations. / Yours very sincerely / Rudyard Kipling". An extremely good example showing light use. [Stewart 261. Notes binding is usually brown/orange cloth]. First published in London, by Macmillan in 1902 this is the uncommon Canadian edition of Kipling's most famous collection of twelve animal stories & twelve poems, including "How the Camel Got His Hump" and "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Whale Got his Throat," "The Elephant's Child," & "The Butterfly That Stamped." "Just So Stories has achieved nursery immortality because a genius has married two of the most tried and trusted media - the fable and the fairy-story" (Muir, 107). Stewart [260]. BMC No.1 [1984]; 'Edwardian Children's Books'. $36000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Little Journeys--Copies belonging to Hart Crane

      East Aurora, N. Y.: Roycrofters - HART CRANE'S COPY OF ELBERT HUBBARD'S "LITTLE JOURNEYS: LEONARDO" AND "LITTLE JOURNEYS; HERBERT SPENCER." Hubbard, Elbert (1) "Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists: Leonardo" and (2) "Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Philosophers: Spencer." (1) Roycrofters, East Aurora, N. Y. 1902; (2) Roycrofters, East Aurora, N. Y. 1904 Each book is 6 in. x 7 ¾ in. (1) Paginated from 27 to 50. + printer’s page and hand-colored design colophon page with a frontispiece of Leonardo and a hand-colored title page with the title-page initials and ornaments designed by Samuel Warner. (2) Paginated from 96 to 127 + printer's page and a black-and-white colophon page, a hand-colored title page, and two portraits of Spencer. Each book has a tan cloth spine and blue-grey paper over boards with mounted printed title labels on the front cover. The cover corners show light wear, some age-related tanning to the outer covers. (1) Signed at top of front free end-paper "Harold Crane." This is followed by a later inscription: "To my friend Vivian from Betty Crane Madden, July 21, 1989 (Hart Crane’s Birthday)." (2) Also contains the identical inscription from Madden to Vivian. These volumes of "Little Journeys" were originally owned by Harold Hart Crane and were given to Vivian H. Pemberton by Betty Crane Madden. They were part of a set, another volume of which was a presentation copy from Elbert Hubbard to Hart Crane in 1915: "To Harold Crane, my valued helper at Roycroft. Elbert Hubbard, April 20, 1915." The whereabouts of this earlier volume are unknown. Hart Crane worked at The Roycroft Workshops in 1915 and this is mentioned in John Unterecker's "Voyager," pp. 39-40. Both books in very good plus condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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