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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902 First edition, first issue with earliest ads (dated "10/02"). Publisher's green cloth, front board with decorative floral motif and lettering in black, spine lettered in gilt with black flower decal. Near fine, with some light wear to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, a hint of light rubbing to the hinges, light offsetting to the free endpapers, a hint of minor spotting to the page edges, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, otherwise fresh and clean pages. Overall, a bright and attractive copy. Wise 10. A collection of three short novels, this volume contains "Heart of Darkness" and "The End of the Tether" in addition to "Youth: a Narrative." The first two novels, both of which had been published separately prior to this publication, feature Conrad's reoccurring character Charles Marlow, who often serves as the author's alter-ego, and confront the dichotomy of East and West. "Youth," the shortest of the three pieces, is narrated by Marlow and tells the story of a young Western man's first trip to the East, while "Heart of Darkness" tells of the haunting story of Marlowe's work an ivory transporter on the Congo River in colonized Central Africa which led him to meet the shadowy Mr. Kurtz. The progression of the main character's age continues in "The End of the Tether," which tells of Captain Whalley as he spends his old age sailing. Together, the three volumes examine the different stages of life and the effect of society on an individual's life.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        A History of the British Army

      London: Macmillan and Co., , 1902-30. London: Macmillan and Co., , 1902-30. 13 volumes octavo bound as 19 (217 × 142 mm), 14 text volumes and 5 map volumes, the maps to volume IV in an end-pocket rather than as a separate volume, contemporary blond half calf, marbled boards, red morocco lettering-pieces, black morocco numbering-pieces, narrow, low bands with a single fine dotted roll, floral lozenge centre-tools to the compartments, arabesqued floral corner pieces linked by a fine dotted roll, dog-tooth roll in blind to the spine and corner edges, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Numerous folding coloured maps as called for. A little light shelfwear, pale toning to the text, but overall very good indeed. Publication began in 1899 and the final volume was first published in 1930; in this set volumes I and II are of the second edition of 1910, the continuation being in firsts. Here this magisterial history - which truly deserves such treatment and very rarely receives it - has been extremely handsomely bound, and is also inscribed by Fortsescue on the front free endpaper of volume I with a paraphrase of Ecclesiasticus XLIV:1; "Laudemus viros gloriosus, et patres nostros in generatione sua [Now let us praise famous men, and our country - rather than "parentes"/fathers - that begat us] Eccles. XLIV.I J.W. Fortescue, May, 1910". "A choice set", as it might have been described in a previous era. Truly a lifetime's work, and to this day an irreplaceable source, written "vigourously, lucidly, and graphically" (DNB), and covering the period 1100 to 1870. Described by Brian Bond as " …the product of indefatigable research in original documents, a determination to present a clear, accurate, and readable narrative of military operations, and a close personal knowledge of the battlefields, which enabled him to elucidate his account with excellent maps. Most important, however, was his motivation: namely, a lifelong affection for the old, long-service, pre-Cardwell army, the spirit of the regiments of which it largely consisted, and the value of its traditions to the nation." A beautifully presented set of this important work, bound for Cora Colgate Stafford - her monogram, surmounted by the countess' coronet, gilt to the tail of the spines, her engraved bookplate to the front pastedowns - one of the "Dollar Princesses" of the "Gilded Age", Cora was the widow of the soap magnate Samuel J. Colgate, on his death in 1897 inheriting a fortune which would be worth around $250 million today, and the following year marrying Henry William George Byng, the 4th Earl of Stafford.

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        An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture

      London - James Parker and Co., 1902. London - James Parker and Co., 1902 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beginner's guide to the style of Gothic architecture. Illustrated throughout with many illustrations in the text. Fourteenth edition. John Henry Parker (1 March 1806 31 January 1884) was an English archaeologist and writer on architecture. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, generally smart, though with some light rubbing and slight bumping. Internally, generally firmly bound, though front endpapers loosening. Ink signature to title page. Pages are bright and clean, with just some browning to endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Verbund-Locomotiven ohne Anfahr-Mechanismus System Gölsdorf. - Locomotives Compound avec dispositif systeme Goelsdorf pour demarrage sans appareils speciaux. Mit montierter Lichtdruck-Tafel als Frontispiz u. 54 Abb. nach Photographien sowie 17 Abb. im Text. Wien u. Paris, Selbstverlag, 1902. 4to. (33,5 x 26,0 cm). 54 S. (ab S. 19 auch Tafel 1-36). Flexibler Orig.-Halbleinwandband mit Goldprägung.

      . . Vierte Ausgabe. - Das Frontispiz mit einer eindrucksvollen Ansicht einer Lokomotive der Serie 108. - Text in Deutsch u. Französisch. - Aus der Sammlung Metzeltin. Neuner S. 491 (ohne Frontispiz). - Angestaubt, 1 Ecke mit Knickspur. Gelenk innen angeplatzt. Minimal stockfleckig. 1 Kante mit kleiner Stoßstelle.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Tamerlane Edition

      Putnam's, 1902. Putnam's. Very Good. 1902. Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Ten volumes leatherbound. Three quarters leather over marbled boards. Some chipping to spine tops but solid bindings with no cracked inside hinges. Numerous illustrations and portraits throughout. Normal wear and rubbing to tips and outside hinges. Overall very good condition. This set is number 213 of 300 sets labeled the Tamerlane edition published by Putnam's in 1902. Very Good . .

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        Episcopal Registers, Diocese of Worcester

      o August 15th, 1301, 1902. o August 15th, 1301, 1902 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Episcopal Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard from September 23rd 1268, to August 15th, 1301, compiled and edited for The Worcestershire Historical Society by John William Bund Willis-Bund (1843 - 1928) an historian and local Worcestershire politician. With a chronological contents to front, appendices and a comprehensive introduction with an index to the introduction and a further index to rear. The Diocese of Worcester forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. The diocese was founded in around 679 by St Theodore of Canterbury at Worcester to minister to the kingdom of the Hwicce, one of the many Anglo Saxon petty-kingdoms of that time. The original borders of the diocese are believed to be based on those of that ancient kingdom. Godfrey Giffard (c1235- 1302) was Chancellor of the Exchequer of England, Lord Chancellor of England and Bishop of Worcester. Giffard was still Chancellor when the monks of Worcester elected him as Bishop of Worcester about 13 June 1268, on the translation of Bishop Nicholas of Ely to the See of Winchester. Henry III accepted his appointment, and he received the temporalities on 13 June 1268. After some little resistance, Archbishop Boniface of Savoy confirmed his election, but it was not until 23 Septemberthat he was consecrated by the archbishopat Canterburyand he was enthroned in Worcester Cathedral on Christmas Day 1268. He retained the chancellorship until October 1268, and in 1268 received a grant of five hundred marks a year for the support of himself and the clerks of the chancery. Giffard ruled over the See of Worcester for more than thirty-three years, and his activities were almost confined to his own diocese. With previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper and a bookseller's label 'E. G. Humphreys, Worcester' to front pastedown. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally sound but with some wear to extremities and odd slight marks to boards. Front joint starting very slightly. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with scattered spotting to front, rear and slightly to text block edge and an institutional stamp to verso of title page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Little Brothers of the West

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, [1902] New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, [1902]. First edition. 4to. Frontispiece and 5 color plates, black and white illustrations to text. Publisher's pictorial yellow cloth, some loss to white stamping, else fine. In scarce pictorial dust jacket, worn, with most of spine and third of rear panel lacking

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        River War: An Historical Account Of The Reconquest Of The Soudan [NEW AND REVISED EDITION DATED 1902]

      London: Longmans, Green, And Co, 1902. Longmans, Green, And Co, London, 1902. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Chapter I. The Rebellion Of The Mahdi Chapter II. The Fate Of The Envoy III. The Dervish Empire IV. The Years Of Preparation V. The Beginning Of The War VI. Firket VII. The Recovery Of The Dongola Province VIII. The Desert Railway IX. Abu Hamed X. Berber XI. Reconnaissance XII. The Battle Of The Atbara XIII. The Grand Advance XIV. The Operations Of The First Of September XV. The Battle Of Omdurman XVI. The Fall Of The City XVII. 'The Fashoda Incident' XVIII. On The Blue Nile XIX. The End Of The Khalifa. Appendix. Book - SEE SCAN in Good original red boards with gilt lettering and gilt illustration to front board and spine - loss to spine ends has been professionally repaired with similar cloth and spine has slight sunning to the red background but the gilt lettering and detail is still bright and distinct, some irregular fading to the long edge of the front board, slight bumping to the extreme corners. Contents, usual browning almost exclusively restricted to first and last few leaves (endpapers, title pages, borders of the portrait frontispiece, first few pages and last couple of catalogue pages to rear) - printed on 'soft' paper unfortunately prone to foxing - with just very occasional spotting otherwise clean and tightly bound with all maps present. An attractive, early copy of this classic history. Size: 9 inches tall by 5.75 inches. x, 381 rough trimmed pages which includes an index & a 40 page catalogue to rear. With a full page photogravure frontispiece and protective tissue, 14 colour maps and plans, some fold out, & 8 line drawing maps and plans in the text. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Military & Warfare; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 8136..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        SOCIAL ENGLAND A Record of the Progress of the People in Religion, Laws, Learning, Arts, Industry, Commerce, Science, Literature and Manners, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

      London Cassell 1902-1904, 19021904. London Cassell 1902-1904, 19021904. Six volumes, finely bound in half navy morocco probably by the W.H. Smith bindery to a design by Douglas Cockerell. Spines with gilt lettering and rules. Top edge gilt. A most attractive set. Illustrated with a mixture of colour plates, black and white photographs, folding colour maps and diagrams.

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        The Book of Romance. [Includes the Arthurian Legends and Robin Hood stories]. With numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902.. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902., 1902. First Edition. 8vo.; pp. (xiv) + 384. Publisher's blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt to upper and to spine with gilt titles; pictorial end papers; all edges gilt. With 8 coloured and 35 black and white plates and numerous in text illustrations by H. J. Ford. Extremely light rubbing to extremities. End paper re-glued at rear inner joint. A bright, fine copy.

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        Little Brothers of the West

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, [1902] - First edition. 4to. Frontispiece and 5 color plates, black and white illustrations to text. Publisher's pictorial yellow cloth, some loss to white stamping, else fine. In scarce pictorial dust jacket, worn, with most of spine and third of rear panel lacking [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Munken Vendt. Orig. udgave.

      . Kbhvn. 1902. 427 s. Privat helskindsbind med forgyldte bordurer pa permer. * Brigantinens Saga I..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Adventures of Romney Pringle

      London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1902. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited,, 1902. Illustrations by Fred Pegram. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in gilt, illustration to front board in white. W. H. Smith & Son blind-stamp to front free endpaper. Fading to spine and around board edges, some marks to front board, rubbing to ends and corners, faint spotting to endpapers; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. This, the first of R. Austin Freeman's fictional works to become well known, was written under the pseudonym of Clifford Ashdown, and was the fruit of Freeman's collaboration with the physician John James Pitcairn.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Adventures of Romney Pringle. Illustrations by Fred Pegram.

      London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1902 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in gilt, illustration to front board in white. W. H. Smith & Son blind-stamp to front free endpaper. Fading to spine and around board edges, some marks to front board, rubbing to ends and corners, faint spotting to endpapers; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. This, the first of R. Austin Freeman's fictional works to become well known, was written under the pseudonym of Clifford Ashdown, and was the fruit of Freeman's collaboration with the physician John James Pitcairn. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Rand, McNally & Co.'S Indexed Atlas of the World With 275 Illustrations

      RAND, MCNALLY & CO, CHICAGO/NEW YORK/LONDON/BERLIN 1902 - Historical-Descriptive-Statistical. Volume I. United States containing large scale maps of all states and territories with a special index to each map. (Cover reads "Revised edition").Large folio. (21x15") 67 col. maps and plans, illus., stats. Green cloth. Broken, spine gone. Maps and content very good. U.S. Maps are from the New Business atlas.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Cram's Atlas of the World Ancient and Modern

      GEORGE F. CRAM, NEW YORK / CHICAGO 1902 - Early 20ty Century Grand Cram. Geographical, historical, and statistical presentation of the world in all its divisions containing a complete series of maps of modern geography, exhibiting the entire world and all its various political divisions to correspond with their state to-day. Also an elaborate series of authentic historical maps, showing the world's progress and development from the earliest times to the present, to which is added an historical sketch of astronomical science with a description of the geography of the heavens. A thoroughly revised, rewritten, and newly illustrated edition by George F. Cram, editorially assisted by Dr. Eugene Murray-Aaron, F.E.S., F.Z.S.E. . Fully illustrated by diagrams, charts, and over 650 half-tone views of the world's choicest scenery. New Census Edition - Indexed.Thick Imperial quarto. [vi],51,9-856 pp. Colored wax engraved maps, flag plates, city plans, illus., diags. Full deep maroon polished calf, all edges gilt. Professionally restored. A very good atlas, in which Cram states nearly complete reliance on American rather than foreign cartographic and geographic sources. Also announced is his "Bureau of Geographical and Commercial Information" to aid teachers and businesses with demographic information. Bibliophile production, expensive, quality atlas.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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      F. Warne & Co. , 1902. F. Warne & Co. , 1902. First published edition, first issue with "wept big tears" on p.51. 12mo. Grey paper covered boards with onlay to upper cover of Peter in his blue jacket. Leaf-patterned endpapers. A near fine, bright copy. The binding is clean and crisp, though a little cocked. Hinges are tight and contents clean, with the occasional marginal finger mark. Illustrated throughout in colour by the author. This first published edition sees the first appearance of the colour illustrations. There are four colour plates which appear in this first issue which do not appear in later printings, including the cover illustration of Peter in his blue jacket and the image of Mrs McGregor (Beatrix Potter) with a pie. 100 years after its first publication this tale is as popular as ever, one of the true classics of children's' literature.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        THE CAURA [cover title]

      [Trinidad: Mirror Office, 1902].. [Trinidad: Mirror Office, 1902].. Portfolio of twenty-nine plates. Folio. Original red leather with cloth spine, cover label. Portfolio worn at extremities, lacking ties. Several plates lightly chipped at edges, lightly toned. Very good. Very scarce suite of photogravure plates from Eugene André's expedition on the Caura River in Venezuela, November 1900 to July 1901, printed in Trinidad the next year. The majority of the plates show scenes of village life of the Waiomgomo people, as well as river views, and a group shot of the participants of the expedition. The series begins and ends with portraits of André, taken at the beginning and end of his journey - a stark study in contrast from the robust Edwardian scholar to the emaciated and aged survivor in a straw hat. André, a native of Trinidad, was a naturalist and explorer. An important ethnographic document. This portfolio was issued with a text volume, as well, and was his first publication upon his return from the Guianas region of Venezuela. Rare, with five copies of the portfolio located in OCLC - British Library, British Natural History Museum, New York Botanic Garden Library, Western Reserve, and the University of Oregon.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories,

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1902. [Heart of Darkness, and The End of the Tether.] Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in black. Small contemporary ownership inscription to front pastedown. Spine very faintly tanned and rolled, front board faintly cockled, slight rubbing to ends and corners, endpapers and endleaves lightly foxed, one corner turned, one hinge cracked but still holding tight, contents largely clean and unmarked. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, one of 3,150 copies, this the second state with the 32 page catalogue at the rear dated 11/02. Three lengthened stories or novellas including one of Conrad's most regarded works, "Heart of Darkness" from which T. S. Eliot took the epigraph "Mistah Kurtz. He dead" for his "Hollow Men". Described by Connolly in his Modern Movement as "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        L'Art Decoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts. Salons de 1901. Societe des Artistes Francais. Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Deuxieme Serie.

      Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf 158 Tafeln. Paris, Guerinet [1902],. Lex.8°, 4 Bll., 158 Tafeln, Halbleinenbd. der Zeit mit Titelversilberung. - Erste Ausgabe - Schnitt angestaubt, Vorsätze fachmännisch erneuert, Einband bestoßen

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        Seven Poems & Two Translations.

      The Doves Press, Hammersmith 1902 - A superb contemporary binding (unsigned, yet attributed by inference to Riviere. see below) of sumptuous brown crushed morocco with interlocking multi-ruled fillets, stylized leaves and dots in an intricate and pleasing motif repeated on both covers. Spine in six panels with gilt compartments each with similar motifs as covers. Full morocco inner boards, each with matching brown and black morocco and elaborate coat-of arms with three bells and stars in the cetner and with four identical monograms: BHB. One of 325 copies printed on paper. The monogram BHB belongs to Harold Wilmerding Bell (1885-1947), the archaeologist and Sherlock Holmes collector. Two stamps (monogram and arms) are found on three of his books now in the Houghton Library at Harvard. One, a Keats Poems, 1898, is bound by Riviere in green goatskin, with the arms and monogram similarly placed as the is copy on the doublures and the arms on the brown goatskin slipcase. The other two, on earlier books, are in slipcases signed by Riviere with the stamps. This binding is certainly of the quality associated with Rivere and certainly not the work of the Doves Bindery as suggested by one dealer). A fine copy with slight rubbing to joints and very slight inner hinge wear. Housd in marbled slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        The Compleat Angler: Or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish Ponds, Fish & Fishing (Two volume set)

      London: Freemantle & Company, 1902. London: Freemantle & Company. 1902. Winchester edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Signed by Strang and Cameron! Limited edition, this no. 56 of 150 copies, two volume set, Winchester edition, 1902, hardcovers with gilt decorated brown leather boards, small quartos, 169pp. and 232pp., illustrated in b&w. Books ex-library with only indicators being plates to front pastedowns and small stamps to rear pastedowns, otherwise books are VG+ with mild sun to spines, leather boards mildly rubbed and flared, bindings tight, texts clean bright and unmarked otherwise with gilt to top edge of text block. No DJs.

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        Taylor On Golf: Impressions, Comments And Hints

      Hutchinson 1902 - Born in Devon, Taylor (1871-1963) became known as one of the Great Triumvirate (along with James Braid and Harry Vardon) and a founder of the PGA. He grew up in impoverished cirumstances, his father dying when he was an infant, and he was therefore fored into work at the age of 11. He worked as a caddy and general labourer at Westward Ho! golf course, not far from his home at Northam. Soon afterwards he joined the greenkeeper's staff, a move which laid the foundation for his skill as a course designer later in life. At 19, he turned professional and worked at several clubs before settling at Royal Mid Surrey. Second Edition. 8vo. viii + 328pp. Frontispiece, 41 plates. Original decorative green cloth, gilt vignettes and titles to upper board and spine, head of spine rubbed, upper edge of spine rubbed. Top edges gilt. Ink inscription to front pastedown, dated 1901. Front gutter exposed.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Thirty-Second Edition. Rand, McNally & Co.'S Enlarged Business Atlas And Shipper's Guide

      RAND, MCNALLY & COMPANY, CHICAGO 1902 - containing large scale maps of all states and territories in the United States, the Dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, Cuba, Porto Rico, Hawaii, the Philippines, and China. Showing in detail the entire railroad system, the different railroads being distinguished by different figures, accompanied by a new and original compilation and ready reference index, giving the express company doing business over each road, and accurately locating all islands, lakes, rivers, mountains, counties, parishes, cities, towns, post offices, railroad stations, villages, etc. Together with complete reference maps of all countries with new marginal index, printed from type-lettered plates, producing the clearest typographical effect of any known engraved plates, also guide maps showing the streets, transportation lines, and public buildings of the large cities in the United States. Special features of the ready reference index are: locating the branch or particular division of railroad upon which each station is situated; the nearest mailing point of all local places; designating money order post offices, rural free delivery offices, and telegraph stations; naming the express companies doing business at each point, with the latest returns of population figures from the Census of 1900.Large folio [20.5 x 15.5"] 443 p. col. doub.-pg. maps, tables. Tan pebbled buckram. Very soiled, hinges and spine torn. Index in red on cover, index on endpapers defective with loss, free blank leaf in front very water soiled. Similar to their New Standard atlas of the World, from the same period but less elegant.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Die Feder von Finist dem herrlichen Falken (russisch).

      St.-Petersburg, Izdanie Ekspedizii zagotowlenija Gosudarstwennyh bumag, 1902.. 4°. 12 S. Mit farb. Illustr. von Iwan Bilibin. Farb. illustr. vordere Orig.-Umschlagblatt.. Schug 2730. - Cotsen 1216. - Erste Ausgabe. Russisches Märchen. - Mit kleinem handschrift. Besitzereintrag auf der ersten Umschlagseite. Das hintere Umschlagblatt fehlt. Rücken mit Kleberresten. Bindung gelockert. Seiten etwas gebräunt. (Sprache: Russisch / Russian)

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Anteils-Schuldschein mit eigenh. Ergänzung und U.

      Schönebergbei Berlin, 14. X. 1902. - 1 S. Folio. Dazu ein "Zinsbogen mit sechs Zinscoupons". Schuldschein Nr. 278 der Firma Hermann Ganswindt, ausgestellt für Eisenbahn-Bauinspektor Peters. - Mit kleinem Einriß am oberen Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Andrea Mantegna.

      Berlin, Cosmos, 1902. - XX 600 S., 25 (1) Taf., 163 Abb., qt., HLdr.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hohmann]
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        THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP Verses by Bertha Upton

      Longmans , 1902. Longmans , 1902. First edition. Landscape 4to. Cloth backed pictorial boards. A very good copy, which is a little rubbed along the fore-edge of the front board. Internally in nice condition, with one very short tear to the bottom edge of page 59 (no loss). Patterned endpapers and many full page colour plates (including one double page). There are also small line drawings printed in brown on the text pages.

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      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1902. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1902. Copyright 1902 to the base of the title page, pp. 64 [ii], 31 fine colour lithographic illustration throughout. All pages present and generally very good. Original pictorial covers with cream cloth spine. Spine very good with no fraying. Boards with a little general wear. Contents tight and complete, original swan patterned end papers, minmal wear to edges, slightly creased endpapers over the internal hinge, no tears, ink surname to the top of the front free endpaper, no scribblings or other marking. A very good first edition copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by UPTON, FLORENCE. 4to Landscape.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        The Mystery of the Sea

      London: William Heinemann, 1902. London: William Heinemann,, 1902. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, decoration to front board in green and gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind. Boards lightly edge-rubbed, front and rear hinges starting, endpapers faintly marked, title page a little foxed. An excellent copy. First UK trade edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Arthur Severn (the watercolourist?): "Arthur Severn, from Bram Stoker, without waiting for years this time, 17.7.02". Arthur Severn, interestingly enough, is the name of the main character in Stoker's first novel, The Snake's Pass (1890). Stoker's supernatural mystery set in Cruden Bay involves coded writing based on a Francis Bacon cipher. "I found the story admirable. It has not the fearsomeness of 'Dracula' but it is beautifully handled and the girl very admirable indeed... I've done my bit in cryptograms myself but that knocks me out!" (Arthur Conan Doyle). The Mystery of the Sea was originally published in the US in the same year.

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        Dictionnaire Cambodgien - Francais

      Hong Kong: Imprimerie de la Societe des Missions Etrangeres, 1902. Hong Kong: Imprimerie de la Societe des Missions Etrangeres. 1902. "First edition, small 4to, pp. [3]-386; original printed front wrapper bound in; wrapper neatly baqked and with small loss at the corner (slight loss to the printed border but not touching any letters); last 17 leaves with tears entering from top margin, p. 71-79 with old long tape-repairs (not very offensive); pages toned; later full native red calf, gilt- lettered spine. Zaunmuller, 218; not in Vancil. "

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        Anteils-Schuldschein mit eigenh. Ergänzung und U.

      Schönebergbei Berlin, 14. X. 1902.. 1 S. Folio. Dazu ein "Zinsbogen mit sechs Zinscoupons".. Schuldschein Nr. 278 der Firma Hermann Ganswindt, ausgestellt für Eisenbahn-Bauinspektor Peters. - Mit kleinem Einriß am oberen Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Samoa-Inseln. Entwurf einer Monographie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung Deutsch-Samoas.

      Stuttgart, Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1902/1903.. 2 Bände. EA. Mit zusammen 5 Tafeln, 44 Zeichnungen, 4 Karten sowie 192 fotogr. Abb. im Text. Mit (!) den meist fehlenden, bisweilen dem zweiten Band nachgebundenem Anhang über die Hautkrankheiten Samoas inkl.zahlreicher Tafeln. XII, 509 S. plus Karten-und Tafelanhang/ X, 445 S. plus Tafelanhang. Gr. 4°, 31x24,5cm. Bd.1 GLn.-Band; Bd.2 OGLn.-Band mit Rücken- und Deckel-Goldprägung und aufkaschiertem Foto auf dem Umschlagdeckel. Bd.1 ist eine etwas kuriose Buchbinder (Fehl)-Leistung: I.: Sehr knapp beschnitten, so daß einige Seitenzahlen angeschnitten sind.II.: Die an das Buchende gehörenden Tafeln und Karten sind in drei Gruppen in dem Buch verteilt und, als Höhepunkt III.: Das Titelblatt, sowie Vorwort und Inhaltsverzeichnis (Seiten I-X) sind völlig unmotiviert irgendwo mitten in dem Buch plaziert. Aber, die gute Nachricht: Alles ist vorhanden und in gutem, sauberem Zustand. Bd. 2 mit einem leichten Wasserschaden, der nur den Einband im unteren Randbereich sowie sehr geringfügig den Rotschnitt betrifft. Ansonsten von innen ausgezeichnet, sauber, vollständig mit dem seltenen Anhang.. Insgesamt ein brauchbares, vollständiges Arbeits-Exemplar dieses äußerst selten angebotenen, wertvollen Klassikers.

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        "Waldwiese im Gailtal mit Oisternig", 1942.

      . Aquarell, 35 x 42 cm, signiert u. datiert.. (Anton Mahringer, Neuhausen b. Stuttgart 1902 - 1974 Villach)

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        Autographed Letter Describing Dawson City and Its Inhabitants Dated September 1902

      Dawson City - 1902. () Very good. Original signed letter on 4 sheets of letterhead from Occidental Hotel in Skagway, Alaska. Writing on 6 of 8 pages. Two vertical and three horizontal folds. Some light edgewear and wear to folds. Top edge lightly age-toned. A fascinating letter, written in a clear, steady hand, wherein Mrs. Dubell relates her detailed impressions of Dawson City to a friend in New Jersey. Mrs. Dubell and her husband had recently moved to Dawson City, and Mrs. Dubell is clearly impressed and surprised by Dawson's relatively metropolitan feel. She writes: "I see as fine dressed ladies on the street here as you will see in any large city and I think I have seen the finest looking men here as I even saw." She also notes that the Presbyterian Church cost "80,000 to build. And the music is as good as you will hear in any church." Mrs. Dubell then describes her house across the river from Dawson and remarks that "in the evening the city looks fine all lighted up with electric lights." She also details the wonderful vegetables she can grow in her garden and relates a wedding she attended of a gentlemen who moved to Dawson 4 years ago (at the height of the Gold Rush) and who just brought his intended to Dawson from California days ago for the wedding. The Dubells ran a greenhouse service in Dawson which grew produce. All in all, a great letter with detailed observations of a young and bustling Dawson City. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Spanish-American War

      US Navy, USS New York 1902 - Compilation of Squadron Bulletins, printed daily aboard the 'New York from June 13, 1898 'until the close of hostilities', plus much additional material. Published June 16, 1902, by the US Navy by 'Michael Quinlan, Printer, US Navy' Now quite rare -- 'The limited number of copies of this pamphlet practically excludes the outside world in the matter of procurement.' [from the Announcement (preface)] Owner's signature on flyleaf: 'Robert Teuchtler, U.S.S. Alabama' (see photo 3). Teuchtler has been verified as having served 1895-1916, C.M.M.A. Described above as a pamphlet; actually a hardcover book. Sections include: 'Destruction of the US Battleship 'Maine' in Havana Harbor', 'Dewey Overthrows the Enemy in the Battle of Manila Bay', 'Outline History of Spanish Despotism in the Island of Cuba', 'Sampson's Stringent Blockade Defeats the Spanish Squadron', 'First Marine Battalion's Seizure of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba', 'Cervera's Voyage from Spain to Cuba as Told in "Colon's" Log' & 'The Flying Squadron together with Schley's Court of Inquiry. Profusely illustrated throughout. Dark brown paper-covered boards show edgewear but no real corner bumps. Titles & ship image in black. Watermarks on top & right edge of front cover, but no damage is apparent. Spine professionally repaired with matching linen tape on the outside & archival tape on the inside, resulting in a square, tight text box. Sections printed on variety of papers; some show more age-tanning. Except for owner's signature, no other owner's marks. Value requires tracking. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Samoa-Inseln. Entwurf einer Monographie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung Deutsch-Samoas. Herausgegeben mit Unterstützung der Kolonialabteilung des Auswärtigen Amtes. 2 Bände.

      Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart, 1902.. XII, 509; X, 445 Seiten. Mit 5 Tafeln, 4 Karten und 148 Textabbildungen und 88 Textfiguren. Original-Leinenbände. 4°. Sehr gutes Set.***Seltenes und wichtiges Werk über die Samoa-Inseln! Krämer stützt seine Beobachtungen auf seine zweijährige Südseereise in den Jahren 1897 - 1899. Er war der Sprache der Eingeborenen mächtig und konnte so besonders eingehende Forschungen durchführen. 1. Band: Verfassung, Stammbäume und Überlieferungen. Aufgeteilt in: Reise- und Arbeitsbericht, Die Entstehung von Samoa, seiner Verfassung, Verwaltung und Gesellschaft. Savai'i. Upolu. Tutuila. Manu'a. Vergleichung des Alters der Stammbäume. 2. Band: Ethnographie. Anthropologie und Sociologie. Heilkunde. Pflanzungen und Kochkunst. Fischerei, Das Handwerk der Männer. Schmuck und Kleidung. Frauenarbeit. Lustbarkeiten und Krieg. Flora. Fauna. - Ohne den Anhang über die Hautkrankheiten Samoas, der manchen Exemplaren im zweiten Band beigegeben wurde. Gesamte Buchbeschreibung © Antiquariat Ralf Eigl. Reise. Reisen. Expedition. Expeditionen. Geographie. Ozeanien. Südsee. Pazifik. Samoa-Inseln. Travel. Exploration. South Seas. Pacific. Pazifik..

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        A young George Patton Jr. writes a long letter to his "Aunt Nannie" with a postscript from his father, George S. Patton

      California: , January 19, 1902 Autograph letter signed "Georgie", 2 pages, on plain paper, measuring 5.625" x 8.875", with a postscript signed "GSP", evidently from George's father. In full: Dear Aunt Nannie, I have just got through writing four compositions, about four different subjects, but I am used to that now for I have to write that many nearly every day and it only takes me about twenty minutes for the whole lot. I am on a polo team and practice three times a week, I am the star of the team, and my wrist is so sore I can hardly write from using the polo club. Browney is getting quite thin, and is learning the game and plays very well. When I get off he will follow me all around, the other day the sinch broke but I did not know it and so straightened it with out getting off, then it slipped off the other side, still I did not know it was broken and started off after the ball, but when I leaned back getting ready for the stroke off came the saddle and off I slid on to the ground landing on my feet, and Browney slipped and looked around to see what was the matter. Just then we saw Adilade and Nita coming so I lay down pretending to have broken my leg. But unfortunately they saw me walking around before I saw them and the joke did not work. Saturday when we were resting between the quarters of the practice I gave Browney some loose grass but he could not eat it well because he could not get rid of the roots which kept bothering him finally he put his front feet on it just like a dog would with a bone, and pulled the roots off. Thinking this might have been an accident I gave him some more and he did the same thing. I an getting to read quite well now and often read forty pages with out stopping. We got a letter from you today and the postals with the cherubs on them, they are very pert looking. You won't find me much chainged (sic) when you come back. I have not gained by a very few pounds. We are all well. With love, Georgie" The postscript reads: "Jan-19-'02 Dear Nan - I hope you will be able to decipher the above vile writing. We are all well and praying for rain. We have had none for more than 2 mos and the country is dried up - It is too bad - as we were getting a regular boom under way. This may stop it when are you coming home? Or have you any definite plans about it. Love to all, GSP

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        Steiniger Weg (bei Gungelshausen). Orig.- Radierung. Vom Künstler mit Bleistift signiert.

      Um 1902.. 25 x 37 cm. Tadellos. Carl Graepler: Katalog der Radierungen und Exlibris von Otto Ubbelohde, Nr. 55..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friedrich Piesk]
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        Exlibris für Paul Marc. Original Lithographie;

      1902,. 8,5 x 6,9 cm (Blattformat), 7 x 5,4 cm (Darstellung), Druck auf grau-grünem Papier. Rückseitig mit Bleistift beschrieben: "Kunstmaler Franz Marc 1904"; mit Montageresten am oberen Rand.. Mainz 7026 [dort 1904 datiert]. - Lankheit 851. - Hoberg/Friedel, Katalog München, Seite 14 (Abbildung 6). - Katalog Retrospektive München 1980, Nr. 191, Seite 267 (mit Abbildung; koloriertes Exemplar). - Bern 1967, Nummer 49. - Nicht bei Schardt, 1936.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

      London Griffith Farran Browne & Co. Limited [1902]. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine slightly faded with light end wear. Darkening to page ends. Inscription on fep dated 1902 New Edition Green hardback illustrated cloth cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 384pp. 52 illustrations.

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        History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to the Sources of the Missouri, Across the Rocky Mountains, Down the Columbia River to the Pacific in 1804-6. A Reprint of the Edition of 1814 to Which All the Members of the Expedition Contributed.

      New York. New Amsterdam Book Company. 1902. - First Edition Thus. Illustrated with two Frontispieces and various full paged maps and one large folding map in rear pocket. 3 volumes, complete as issued. 8vo. 4.5 " x 7.0". Bound in pictorial decorated cloth. t.e.g. The rare and superlative Commonwealth Library reprinting of Lewis and Clark's journals. Very mild tiny staining to very top 1/8 " of fore-edges, else, a Very Fine, bright set with some pages yet uncut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Yorkshire Cricket Album 1902

      J. Whitham 1902 - Booklet on the Yorkshire Xl of 1902 containing portraits of famous players such as Jackson, Wainwright, Hirst, Denton etc with records. Paperback. 8vo. 16pp + original printed wrappers with portrait of Lord Hawke to front wrapper. Covers a little soiled, traces of vertical fold, otherwise a very good copy and very scarce. [Padwick 3054].

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles (First UK Edition)

      London: George Newnes, 1902. London: George Newnes, 1902. First UK Edition in hardcover (and correct first). The best-known of the Sherlock Holmes novels, originally serialized in the Strand Magazine, this being the first edition in book form. Housed in a custom red cloth slipcase that matches the book..& & Easily Near Fine, completely unrestored. A bright, clean copy with all front board and spine gilt decorations intact and especially sharp. A lovely copy.

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        The Salmon Rivers of Scotland

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., London 1902 - 4to. Pp xii, 400. Plates and maps. Original vellum-backed paper covered boards. Edges and corners worn. Boards marked and stained. A sound, tight copy. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Max Klinger bei der Arbeit (als Bildhauer). Kaltnadelradierung und Roulettearbeiten in Rotdruck.

      1902.. 19,5 x 13,5 cm. Sign. u. dat. "emil Orlik 02".. Hervorragender Druck auf breitrandigem Büttenpapier. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage (LQ 97).

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Dichter, Maler und Zeichner (1832-1908): Eigenh. Albumblatt mit Gedicht u. U. ("W.B.") über den Literaturbetrieb an einen jungen Dichter mit eigenh. Adresse des Empfängers. Mechtshausen 15.XII.1902. Quer-Kl.-8°. 1 S. // - UND: Eigenh. Notiz mit Initialen 1.XII. [1903] Buschs auf S. 4 eines weiteren Briefes des Dichters an Busch.

      . . Über die finanzielle Seite der Dichtkunst: // "Nicht, wer selbst ein Lautenschläger, / Sondern der Gedichtverleger / Ist der rechte Kritikus, / Nämlich, weil er zahlen muß. // W. B. / Mechtshausen 15. Dec. / 1902." // - Darunter eigenh. Name und Anschrift des Empfängers: // "an Ferdinand Kahn, München, / Kanalstr. 30 II." // - Unser Exemplar, das im Besitz Buschs verblieb, war also eine Zweitschrift zu eigenen Zwecken. Die an den dichtenden Jurastudenten Kahn verschickte Karte wurde "1961 bei Karl & Faber in München versteigert" (Bohne 1700). Diese hat zu Beginn ein Anführungszeichen, bei Buchs Adresse den Zusatz "a/ Harz" und ist ohne die eigenh. Empfängeradresse. - /// - Kahn war jedoch mit dem schönen und geistvollen Antwortgedicht nicht zu bremsen und schickt erneut ein Manuskript mit eigenen Werken an Busch, wie unsere Beigabe zeigt: // - DABEI: Kahn, Ferdinand: Eigenh. Brief München, 27.XI. 1903. 8°. 4 S. An Wilhelm Busch auf eigenem Briefpapier Kahns mit eigenhändiger Notiz von W. Busch. - In diesem Brief knüpft Kahn an den oben beschriebenen Vorgang an und bedankt sich für den Ratschlag "Der Gedichtverleger ist der rechte Kritikus". Den habe er "befolgt und inzwischen mit den Gedichtverlegern manchen Strauß ausgefochten, der meist entweder mit meiner rühmlichen Niederlage oder auch meiner ehrenvollen Besiegung endete." - Weiterhin bittet er, auch im Namen eines ebenfalls dichtenden Architekturstudenten, den "hochverehrten Meister" erneut, eine Probe seines Schaffens mit dem Titel "Die verhinderte Liebeserklärung" und andere Texte zu kritisieren und für ein geplantes Buch "einige einführenden Worte" zu schreiben, "die beweisen, daß wir nicht ganz unbefugter Weise in Ihren Fußstapfen herumtrampeln wollen. Das wäre uns erstens schon eine recht große moralische Unterstützung und zweitens, offen gestanden zweitens täten wir uns auch beim Kampf mit dem Verleger viel leichter! [.]" - Unterschrieben von Briefschreiber und dessen Studienfreund "Heinrich Blecken stud. arch." - Auf der 4. Seite unten notiert Busch eigenhändig: "Manuskript zurück am 1. Dez. ohne Kritik. / W. B." - Noch nicht veröffentlicht.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richard Husslein]
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        L'Enlèvement de La Redoute.

      Librairie A.Rouquette 1902 - In-8 ( 255 X 160 mm ), demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos lisse orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, tête dorée, couvertures conservées. ( Reliure signée de LE MARCELEY ). Aquarelles de Maurice ORANGE gravées en 4 tons par E. DECISY. Texte buriné par A. LECLERE, tirage en taille-douce par Ch. WITTMANN. Toutes les gravures sont en triple état. Tirage unique à 125 exemplaires numérotés et paraphés par l'éditeur. Très bel exemplaire, bien relié de ce charmant ouvrage, parfaitement établi. Litterature Edition-originale [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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