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        Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei. Theorie und Praxis. Übers. v. M. Grossmann

      Bautzen, Hübner 1902-04.. 3. Aufl. 4 Bde. in 2 geb. XII, 419; VIII, 290; 304; 187 S. Mit 8 Taf., über 100 Abb. u. 1 Atlas, bestehend aus den ersten 10 (v. 21) Taf. HLn. d. Zt. Preisgekröntes Standardwerk der Uhrmacherkunst nach der letzten Aufl. des Originalwerks durchgesehen u. hrsg. v. M. Loeske.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Iberos e Bascos

      Paris-Lisboa, Livraria Aillaud, 1902. 4to.; 332 pp., con abundantes ilustraciones entre el texto y mapas aparte, dos de ellos plegados. Ejemplar con envío autógrafo del autor. Encuadernación en media piel, de la época. Una rara obra del mayor interés etnográfico, devenida un clásico en el tema. # Jon Bilbao: VI, 460.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London, George Newnes, 1902., 1902. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 359. Publisher's red cloth with black and gilt pictorial upper, gilt spine. Internally superbly clean with virtually no foxing. Edges bright and clean. Cloth is unusually bright, with just a little fading to spine and slight bumping to head of spine. Very good indeed. A most superior copy of the classic detective novel. Scarce in such lovely condition. Housed in a tailor made leather spined clamshell case. 'Holmes is at his very best, and it is a highly dramatic idea.'- Doyle, to his mother, 2 April 1902 Green & Gibson [A26a] Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Art of Walter Crane

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1902. Hard Cover. Walter Crane. Walter Crane. Hard Cover. FIRST TRADE EDITION. This is still the best and most comprehensive work on Crane';s art, encompassing his illustrations, paintings, and decorative works. There are 8 photogravure plates, 24 full page colored plates, and over 100 other illustrations of his paintings, wall paper designs, and book illustrations. There are also two inserted facsimile leaves from The Story of the Glittering Plain published by the Kelmscott Press. It was the only Kelmscott Press title illustrated by Crane, despite his close friendship with fellow-Socialist William Morris. The book begins with a chapter discussing Morris';s influence on Crane';s ideas of Socialism and art. A very good small folio bound in the original blue-green pictorial cloth, with the cover design and spine printed in black and gilt. The covers show wear, with slight fraying at edges, brief spotting, and the front hinge slightly cracked. The interior is quite clean and bright save for some very light aging to margins and a small brown stain on one of the color illustrations and its facing page. Altogether a very nice copy of this rather scarce book. 138 pages. ILL/042210.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        The Death of Ivan Ilyitch and Other Stories

      London: William Heinemann, 1902. First Constance Garnett Translation. 8vo. [vi], 362 pp. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Near fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      1902. Paperback. Fine. [ASIAN ART - AUCTION CATALOGUE]. COLLECTION HAYASHI: OBJETS D'ART DU JAPON ET DE LA CHINE, 3 VOLUMES. Paris: Les Galeries de MM. Durand-Ruel, 1902. var pp. 4to., red cloth with gilt spine lettering, original wrappers bound in. 190 plates total; 1 color plate, 73 heliographs/116 photo reproductions. Beautiful three-volume set. Volume I: Peintures, Livres; Volume II: Dessins, Estampes Livres illustres; Volume III: Objets d'Art, Duexieme partie. Color plate in volume II split at crease. Cloth bright, spines slightly sunned, interiors fine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        La Aravcana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cvniga ... (La Araucana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cuniga ...)

      NY: De Vinne Press, printers,, 1902. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily REDUCED by 10% until Sunday, Aug. 18. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! facsimile of the Madrid, Pierres Cossin, 1569 edition; [16], 391, [16] pp.; library book plate and markings, paper wrappers age toned, still sound and overall very good; not stated but the first of what would become a two part work. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Nos Hussards ( 1692-1902 )

      La Giberne 1902 - Petit in-folio ( 350x280 mm )demi basane rouge. Titre doré sur dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs. Numéros de bibliothèque dorés en queue.Coiffes et mors fortement frottés, coiffe inférieure absente, cuir élimé, mors fendus en queue.Présence de tampons imprimés de bibliothèque.300 pages.Ouvrage tiré à 300 exemplaires, seul tirage.Formations, Uniformes, Equipements, Armements, Harnachements.Ouvrage orné de planches en couleurs hors-texte, dessins de René Louis. Militaria [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: tiré à part]
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        Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

      Edinburgh, London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902 First edition, first issue with earliest ads (dated "10/02"). A very good copy in the publisher's original green cloth, with only slightly dimmed gilt lettering on the spine, some wear to the spine and corners, with minor offsetting on the front and back end papers, spine starting to crack at pages 80/81 and 288/289, although still fully stable and intact, with spotting along the page edges, otherwise clean pages. 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" 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 Marlow's job as an ivory transporter on the Congo River in colonized Central Africa. The progression of the main character's age continues in "The End of the Tether" which tells of the Captain Whalley as he spends his old age sailing. Together, the three volumes examine the different stages of life and the effect of the collective society on an individual's life.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Lives of the Queens of England. From the Norman Conquest. Compiled from Official Records and other Authentic Documents, Private as well as Public. Preceded by a Biographical Introduction by John Foster Kirk

      Philadelphia: Printed only for Subscribers by George Barrie and Son, 1902., 1902. 16 volumes; 8vo. (22 x 57cm). Limited Edition to 1000 copies on Japanese vellum paper of which this No.435, printed for Priscilla Heverin Walker Richardson. Bound for this subscriber in contemporary full maroon morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt crown motifs to spine, with her initials stamped in gilt to uppers; all edges gilt; marbled end papers. Generously illustrated with plates in 2 states: either black and white and sepia, or, as many are found, sepia and fine original hand coloured plates. All with entitled tissue guard. A superb and elegant presentation of this famous work.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe - 10 vols

      NY: Lamb, 1902. The Raven Edition, with a Critical Introduction by Charles F. Richardson. In red cloth, a vg set with spines faded a little, spots here and there on the title pieces. Inside very clean. A very nice illustrated edition, and quite complete: vol. 1, Poems; vols. 2-6, Tales; vols. 7-9, Essays; and vol. 10, Miscellany.. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

      Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company, (1902). First edition, first printing.. Hardcover. Very good. Mary Cowles Clark. First state with section headings Book First, Book Second and Book Third. Colored title page and 19 full page plates, five in full color and the rest in two colors. Color pictorial endpapers. Original red cloth blocked in white, black and brown on the upper board in an illustration of Santa descending a chimney. The spine is blocked with the title in black and brown. The pictorial endpapers depict Santa in his sleigh. Cloth lightly soiled and discolored and the white ink rubbed in places, notably on Santa's beard; small repair to the front inner hinge, and chip to the free edge; else this is a very good copy. It also has a contemporary gift inscription on a preliminary blank dated 1902 and an ownership name and address on the half title.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        The Argive Heraeum

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1902-1905. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cambridge gray cloth rebacked with paper spine labels. Teg. 2 vols. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 231& 389 pages. Folio, 34 x 24 cm. Total of 144 plates, many large foldouts, some tinted and colored, plus nearly 200 text illustrations. Volume I covers geology, architecture, marble statuary, and inscriptions. Volume II presents terra-cotta figurines, terra-cotta reliefs, vases and vase fragments, bronzes, engraved stones, gems, and ivories, coins, Egyptian, or Graeco-Egyptian objects. Index in each volume. Publication of the Archaeological Institute of America: American School of Classical Studies at Athens. A study basically of Argos, the kingdom of Diomed in the "Iliad," who owned Agamemnon's leadership. The great Argive goddess was Hera, worshipped at Heraeum six miles north of Argos. Argive sculptors of the early classical period were preeminent; the greatest being Polycletus. Ex-library, no exterior marking, scattered through small library stamp at margin corners of some plates. Interior contents and plates clean. Front covers decorated, illustrated and lettered in gilt, modest surface and extremity wear.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        A History of the Peninsular War, 1807-1809 7 volumes

      Oxford 1902 - New addition wrapper around the original red cloth. It has worn edges. Repaired spine. light foxing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to G.H. Doble on the 1st volume 's cover page. Internally clean copy, tight binding. Heavy set, additional postage will aplly. Please see uploaded photos. For more information, please contact us. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hurlingham Books]
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        Kojitsu So^sho SHOKUMON ZUE

      1902. [DESIGN] Matsuoka Tokikata; Honma Hyakuri. Kojitsu Sosho SHOKUMON ZUE. 7 vols., originally privately published by Hyakuri, apparently from 1815-25, as a completion of work begun by Tokikata in the late 18th, very early 19th century. This is the reprint of this classic work, done as part of the "Kojitsu Sosho" [Classic Library] series, published by Yoshikawa Hanshichi et al in Meiji 34, 35 [1901,2] Very slightly smaller than the original volumes, each about 18.2 x 24.9 cm, string-bound Japanese-style fukuro toji with printed paper title labels - all bindings match. Hundreds of beautiful color textile designs, reproduced in color woodcut. Nobleman, Ladies, Ceremonial dress, Brocades, Imperial costumes, all are covered. Retains most of the appeal of the original edition. Slight external wear, lovely inside.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Original drawing from Ten Little Puppy Dogs, "Five little puppy dogs running through a door, a gust of wind slammed and then there were four"

      1902. Image size: 26 x 50 cm. Pen and ink drawing on wove paper. Excellent condition. Presented in a gilt wooden frame. Original drawing from Ten Little Puppy Dogs first published by Sands & Co., London, 1902. Titled upper middle in pencil by Aldin, signed in pencil lower left and monogrammed in pen lower right.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1902. 2. (WAIN,LOUIS)illus. ALL SORTS OF COMICAL CATS by Clifton Bingham. London: Nister [1902]. Small 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, covers lightly soiled and bottom of inner hinge bumped else VG+. Illustrated by Wain with great color cover, fabulous mounted chromolithographed frontis plus marvelous 2-color and line illus. throughout the text. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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        Rvbaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapvr: The Astronomer, Poet of Persia

      New York: Godfrey A. S. Wieners, 1902. with Drawings by Florence Lvndborg. Hardcover, forest green decorated cloth. Association Copy. The writer & poet, Porter Garnett's wife's personal copy, in which Garnett wrote, signed, and dated a poem on the front free end page. Spine ends and corners frayed, lightly bumped, board edges rubbed, back endpage split but binding sound, pages fresh and clean. In near fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition, Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        The Book of the Child

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1902 - Large squarish folio. Original color tinted paper covered boards, beige cloth spine. Cover insert on front and back by Smith, seven full page color plates, three by Jessie Willcox Smith and four by Elizabeth Shippen Green. Six headpiece drawings in orange and black by Smith, six by Green. First and only edition (except for an English edition of lesser quality printed after this release) of what is universally considered Smith's greatest book, both in size and color and composition, produced in colaboration with Elizabeth Shippen Green at the starting point of both artist's graphic art prowess. The book is noteworthy on many accounts. It was the largest colorplate book for children issued in the United States (with a few minor exceptions), it was printed by the acclaimed and accomplished color process leader, Charles W. Beck, Jr., who would subsequently join with Smith on a number of other books. Finally, the book stands out as a highpoint in compositional genius, artfully combining the complementary skills of two leading illustrators of the period in large format book for children. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        A Persian Pearl and Other Essays, Inscribed by Darrow to a Juror

      1902. 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, spine somewhat darkened, some wear to spine ends and corners, front hinge partially cracked, 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 my good friend/ A.J. Snyder/ from/ Clarence Darrow." 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. This copy has an interesting association with Darrow's 1912 trial for jury tampering. It is inscribed to one of the jurors in this case, which invites speculation. In what way was Snyder a "friend"? Hunsberger, Clarence Darrow: A Bibliography 44.

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        Smolo tachat roshi [His left hand is under my head] for alto voice and piano. Opus 24 no. 1. [Jerusalem, 1936-1937]. Autograph musical manuscript signed by the composer at head of first page of music and with the autograph dedication "süssen Juden und Arabermädchen gewidmet" ["dedicated to sweet Jewish and Arabian girls"]. The complete song except for the concluding 7 measures of piano accompaniment

      Folio (ca. 340 x 245 mm.). Light brown card wrappers with printed titling and small ink handstamp to margin of upper. 16 pp. Notated in ink on 14- stave music manuscript paper. With numerous corrections and additional musical notation in both ink and pencil, occasionally extending into margins. Performance markings and annotations in both pencil and red crayon in another hand, possibly that of Wolpe's second wife, the pianist Irma Schoenberg (1902-1984). & & With some divergences from the published score. & & Wrappers slightly worn, stained and frayed. . A setting from the Old Testament "Song of Songs." & & In a report of a performance in Jerusalem for Wolpe's setting of Hebrew poets and Biblical texts, the reviewer Raphael de Coste stated: "The four songs by Mr. Wolpe fully earned their share of the applause, as did the well-thought-out and clear accompaniment by Mrs. Schoenberg. The simple and convincingly Palestinian folk tone of the first two songs of the talented Jerusalem composer invested these with special merit. The other two songs are settings to texts taken from the "Song of Songs," and seem a little more complicated (it was unforutunately not possible to see the manuscript of the music). 'Smolo tachat roshi' is marked by interesting treatment of the rhythm, while 'Simeni Hahotan[!], which called forth an encore, is admirable in its concentration and expressiveness." Clarkson, ed.: On the Music of Stefan Wolpe: Essays and Reflections, p. 84. & & "In Palestine [where he taught at the Conservatory from 1936-1938], Wolpe became fascinated by Jewish songs from Syria and Yemen and by classical Arabic music; the Octatonic scale, which he used in many works from that time on, can be derived from the maq m aba. In the music of the Middle East he discovered a music-stasis that provided an alternative to the goal-directed forms and rhetoric of German Expressionism. He found in it a stirring but non-subjective expressivity."& & "In 1938 Wolpe emigrated to the USA and settled in New York. He held teaching posts at a number of institutions, including the Settlement Music School, Philadelphia (1939–42), the Brooklyn Free Music Society (1945–8), the Contemporary Music School (1948–52), of which he was founder and director, and the Philadelphia Academy of Music (1949–52); he was director of music at Black Mountain College (1952–6) and chairman of the department of music at C.W. Post College, Long Island University (1957–68). He influenced a wide range of musicians through his teaching, among them George Russell, Eddie Sauter, Haim Alexander, Herbert Brün, Morton Feldman, Ralph Shapey and David Tudor..."& & "... Wolpe received many awards and honours, including two Guggenheim fellowships and membership of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. His last years were overcast by parkinsonism and by a fire which damaged all his papers and destroyed his collection of paintings." Austin Clarkson in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Francesca da Rimini tragedia di Gabriele D?Annunzio rappresentata in Roma nell'anno MCMI a di IX del mese di Decembre?

      F.lli Treves 1902 1^ ediz., in 8°, pp. 1 b., 10 nn., 290, 1 b.; leg. d'amatore p/pelle in stile cinquecentesco abilmente restaurata al ds., con fregi impressi a secco ai piatti, (manca il fermaglio di chiusura), sguardie colorate; 12 disegni di Adolfo de Carolis, per lo più in rosso e nero, in stile Art Nouveau al front. alle pp. delle dediche, le testatine, i fregi e il colophon; capil., richiami marg. e voce narrante in rosso. "Poema di sangue e di lussuria", così D'Annunzio definisce questa tragedia nel "Commiato" che fa seguito alle notazioni musicali del "Dolce cantare spegne ciò che invoce", in fine volume, esplicitando così i principali motivi di quest'opera ispirata ai personaggi danteschi di Paolo, Francesca e Gianciotto, senza esaltarli né smorzarli, ma estenuandoli nel languore voluttuoso. Esemplare in barbe molto bello. 222/24

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        The hound of the Baskervilles another adventure of Sherlock Holmes.

      George Newnes, Limited,, London 1902 - First edition in book form. The title first appeared in serial format in Strand magazine in 1901-2 and remains the best known of the ever-popular Sherlock Holmes series. The novel appeared after Doyle had killed off his hero in an epic struggle with between Holmes and his bitter foe Moriarty, but a public out-cry ensued and The hound of Baskervilles appeared (with the sub-title ?another adventure of Sherlock Holmes? to create the illusion that the story was from an earlier date) and was met with unprecedented success. Bauman: "First issue, with "you" for "your" on page 13, line 3 and the illustration facing page 76 reversed (as it was originally in the Strand Magazine, October 1901)." 8vo (183 × 117 mm.), pp. [viii], 358, [2], with frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Original red cloth, gilt stamped design with black silhouette with the hound, signed "A[lfred].G[arth].J[ones].". Small mark to bottom edge, very faint sunning to spine and very slight rubbing to head and tail of spine. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      London, George Newnes, 1902., 1902. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 359. Publisher's red cloth with black and gilt pictorial upper, gilt spine. Internally superbly clean with minimal foxing (often much heavier). Edges bright and clean. Cloth is unusually bright, with just a little fading to spine and slight bumping to head of spine. Very good indeed. A most superior copy of the classic detective novel. Scarce in such condition. 'Holmes is at his very best, and it is a highly dramatic idea.'- Doyle, to his mother, 2 April 1902 Green & Gibson [A26a] Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction.

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        The Hound of The Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1902, 1902. Classic mystery. FIRST COLONIAL EDITION. Crown octavo, pp.[viii]; 359; [1] blank; [4], advertisements. Illustrated with sixteen black and white plates by Sydney Paget. Publishers light blue-green cloth, decorated in dark blue and gilt. Internally clean. Some rubbing to covers, spine ends a little frayed. Genrally a clean, bright copy. Longman's scarce export edition "intended for circulation only in India and the British Colonies" (as stated on the title page). The pale-coloured binding is much less hardy that Newnes' standard red cloth.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Newnes, 1902.. 8vo. (7.5 x 5 inches). pp.358, (1). B/w frontis and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Publisher's red cloth blocked in gilt and black (signed A.G.J.). Cloth rubbed, trifle bubbled, marked. Faded to spine, split across spine near foot, frayed to outer joint at foot of spine. Ink stamp to front pastedown 'C.W. [and] 30 APR'. Trifle spotting to endpapers, and occasional spotting to textblock. Illustration opposite p.322 trifle grubby, nicked and creased to fore-edge. Rear inner joint starting, book shaken. First issue, with typo error 'you name mentioned' on p.13, line 3, and the signature of Sidney Paget is reversed in the illustration facing p.76. A Very Good copy. First edition. First printing.

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        The Pothunters

      London: Adam & Charles Black, 1902. First Edition. First Issue, without ads. Octavo (19cm); publisher's royal blue cloth, titles stamped in silver on the spine, and silver loving cup on front and spine panels; 272pp. Bookplate of author Leslie Mead on front pastedown, with a later, Wodehouse-themed bookplate of bibliophile Douglas R. Vining on the front endpaper. Spine slightly discolored, as is almost always the case; light foxing internally and to textblock edges, with heavy foxing to preliminary and terminal pages and mild wear at the extremities; still Very Good, and far better than usually seen, with all of the gilt unrubbed.& & Laid into this copy is an autograph letter in the original mailing envelope, addressed and written in Wodehouse's hand to Leslie Mead, a knighted ex-pat and minor author living in Buenos Aires. The letter is dated September 19th, 1936, and reads as follows: & & Dear Mr. Mead, Thank you for your letter. The Pothunters was my first book, and I imagine only a very small number of copies were published - at a venture I should say 1000. It started as a serial in the Public School Magazine and I had to condense the third instalment, as the magazine ceased publication. (I mean I had to condense the thing for the 3rd installment, cramming about 40,000 workds into 5000!). I am so glad you like my books. I am slowly collecting material for another Ukridge volume. I have seven stories and need ten for a book. I have just written another, which will appear in The Strand sometime in 1937. Yours, P.G. Wodehouse.& & An excellent letter from the author, full of detailed bibliographic content and addressed to the apparent original owner of the book; old fold, as issued with minor creasing and a few tiny pieces of tape to the envelope - Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Sea Whispers

      W. W. Jacobs is perhaps best remembered for his macabre tale The Monkey's Paw (published in 1902 in the collection of short stories The Lady of the Barge). However, the majority of his output was humorous in tone. His favourite subjects were marine life: "men who go down to the sea in ships of moderate tonnage" said Punch, reviewing his first collection of stories, Many Cargoes, which achieved great popular success on its publication in 1896. Sea Whispers was one of the last of Jacobs' published works. Here is a near fine copy of the first edition in a very good example of the exceptionally scarce dust jacket. The light blue cloth binding is bright and clean with only trivial wear at extremities. The contents are bright and tight with trivial intermittent spotting. All illustrations are present, though the tipped in plate at p.36 is loose. There is an inked previous owner's inscription on the ffep dated "xmas 1926". The white pictorial dust jacket is unclipped and bright, with only mild soiling. There are chips at the head of the spine to a depth of .25 inch, a few short closed tears, and light wear at the corners. The jacket has been neatly reinforced on the inside edges - invisible from the outside - and is now protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Just So Stories

      London, MacMillan and Co. Ltd. 1902., 1902. First Edition, Slim Quarto. With author's illustrations throughout. Publisher's decorative red cloth boards. Some sunning to spine, otherwise a particularly clean and fresh copy, in the striking pictorial binding, with the white lettering intact. Near fine. Stewart [260]. BMC No.1 [1984]; 'Edwardian Children's Books'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Louis Wain's Cats and Dogs

      London: Raphael Tuck [ 1902 ]. First edition. "Linen Edition". 24-pages of coloured illustrations (2-being double-page plates) incorporating text and 4-pages of b&w illustrations, including title. The plates almost entirely depict cats, only 5 include dogs and in 3 of these they are being tormented by cats! Folio (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches), original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards, front & back, by Wain. Upper inner joint split, headbands and corners rubbed, some marginal tears to endpapers but not of course to the stout "linen" leaves within. Some marginal age toning; overall good.

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      Boston: Dana Estes & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1902. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Edition Magnifique, limited to 26 lettered copies, of which this set is lettered "N". With plates generally in 3 states [ (india paper, plain wove and japon) ], Vol I, though clearly titled "Edition Magnifique", bound with two states but this was changed to three for subsequent volumes. Orig. 3/4 leather and cloth, gilt-lettered spines; extremities rubbed. Internally generally clean. Check out the prices for this 26 copy edition. It normally sells for $3-6000. .

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        The Novels of Samuel Richardson

      sp; - London - Chapman & Hall20vol.; 7 by 4.5; I: (xlvii)357pp., II: (xiv)386pp., III: (xvi)384pp., IV: (xviii)379pp., V: (xx)331pp., VI: (xiii)338pp., VII:(xiii)335pp., VIII: (xv)342pp., IX: (xi)341pp., X: (xiii)343pp., XI: (xvi)348pp., XII: (xv)338pp., XIII: (xiv)330pp., XIV: (xi)341pp., XV: (x)368pp., XVI: (xii)349pp., XVII: (xiv)354pp., XVIII: (xvi)354pp., XIX: (xiii)360pp., XXL (xv)331pp., 1902 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Acomplete Edwardian set of Richardson's epistolary novels. Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) was an immensely popular writer in Georgian England. Having last his first wife and all five their children early in life, he remarried and sired a string of daughters. When he had fathered no sons to whom he mightpass itby the age of 51, he began to wind up his printing press in the well-known Salisbury Court. It was only at this juncture that he found the time to publish his work, despite having been known as a man of good prose - particularly letters - amongst his friends and relations since childhood. His first novel, Pamela, was an overnight success. In keeping with his talents, it takes the form of purported letters and correspondence; as do the other two works comprising this set. Richardson's success brought with it reward; and he was able to move his family to a large house in Fulham and began to enjoy a stratified social position. He corresponded with Samuel Johnson (whose debts he once gregariously paid off) and Sarah Fielding, and was made Master of the Worshipful Company of Stationers. His second great novel, Pamela, was published in full by 1748 and is widely regarded as his masterpiece. The public referred to the titular heroine as 'darling Pamela' and the work was immediately translated into French for sale on the continent. Richardson'snext opus was Sir Charles Grandison, published in 1753,which would mark the winding down of his career as a novellist. For the next eight years, he enjoyed a socially and intellectually rewarding life, before passing away in 1761. Pamela, Clarissa, and Sir Charles Grandison, collatedwith justone missing plate to volume 3 of the set (vol. III of Clarissa). Condition: Bound in amateur half-calf. Excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Lovely red colour (with matching marbled boards) and contrasting labels. Internally, very firmly bound. Bright, clean plates. Generally clean text with just some spots affecting the first and last few pages as usual. Ink inscription of 'S McD' to preliminaries - possibly Edwardian. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Complete Novels of Samuel Richardson Complete and Unabridged in 19 Volumes

      William Heinemann. Hardcover. This set contains clean, solid, straight books with clean though tanned text pages, firm hinges and decorative gilt-stamped spines and front covers. See Amazon image. All the books contain full-page frontispieces and other steel-engraved illustrations covered with tissue paper. These are 'reproductions of rare contemporary drawings... by Burney, Stothard, Gravelot, and others.' Lower and long edges of the pages are rough-cut; the tops are smooth gilt. Corners and spine ends are bumped, and some volumes have rubbed areas on the lower spine where a library sticker was affixed. Books contain university library nameplates and pockets. Please email us for more photos or details as desired. . Very Good. 1902.

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      New York & London: Brentano's/ Downey & Co., 1902. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. x + 336 pages. Red cloth, leather label with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge of text block gilt. Tissue-protected frontispiece. Condition of book is VERY GOOD; A very clean, tight copy. This is an actual book, produced in 1902, not a reproduction of any kind.

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        Ein Tagebuch in Bildern. A Diary in Pictures, or an Album of Photographs Taken in Peking and its Surroundings by Alfons Mumm Between 1900 and 1902

      Berlin, Germany, 1902 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 37.2*24*4.5cm, wt:2.9kg,8pp.+268 single-sided plates, making a total of 544 pages. Privately printed, limited edition, this being No.587. 620 illustrations with brief captions. UNDATED, preface dated July 1902. An album of photographs taken by Philipp Alfons Mumm von Schwarzenstein (1859-1924), German minister plenipotentiary and envoy extraordinary to China (1900-1906) and Japan (1906-1911). Mumm came to China in the fall of 1900, to succeed Klemens von Ketteler, who had been murdered by the “Boxers” in June 1900. These photographs were taken in cities including Beijing and Shanghai by Mumm himself. Mumm left Genova July 1900, and arrived in Beijing in October the same year. The photographs in this collection were taken between his departure from Genova and July 1902. An oblong album bound in leather and cloth, with the single title Ein Tagebuch in Bildern (“A Diary in Pictures”) in the center, and a bright coat-of-arms on the top left corner. Text in GERMAN. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Boston: Frederick J. Quinby. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1902-1904. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; aprox 7000 pages; 383 [John Sloan]. The Works Of Charles Paul DeKock. 25 Vols. Bos: Frederick J. Quinby, (1902-1904). 8vo. Red cloth, teg. Bindings nice, few volumes have margin edge dampstain to bottom inside corner of text block, loss to top corner of frontis and first few leaves in one volume. Plates near fine. Contents generally VG to NF. 100 plates: Original etchings, photogravures of drawings, 3 photogravured portraits. John Sloan's artwork featured in 13 original etchings and 5 photogravures. Other artists: George B. Luks, William Glackens, Albert Sterner, E. Boyd Smith, others. Artist's Edition, Limited Edition #553 of 1000. All works are complete: +++ADHEMAR +++BARBER OF PARIS VOLS I & II +++CHILD OF MY WIFE +++EDMOND AND HIS COUSIN +++FRERE JACQUES VOLS I & II +++FRIQUETTE+++GUSTAVE VOLS I & II AND M. MARTIN'S DONKEY +++JEAN VOLS I & II +++LITTLE LISE +++MADAME PANTALON +++MEMOIRS +++MONSIEUR DUPONT VOLS I & II +++MY NEIGHBOR RAYMOND VOLS I & II +++SCENES OF PARISIAN LIFE +++SISTER ANNE VOLS I & II +++THE DAMSELS OF THE THREE SKIRTS +++THE GOGO FAMILY VOLS I & II +++OTHER GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS LISTING. PLEASE EMAIL US FOR THEM. A friend supplied the following information on this set of books, "Charles Paul de Kock (May 21, 1793 - April 27, 1871) was a popular French author and librettist of the early to mid nineteenth century, whose works were translated into English and published by The Frederick J. Quinby Company of Boston, MA. There was an edition in 25 volumes, produced between 1902 and 1904, with 1,000 of each volume printed by the Plimpton Press in Norwood, MA. The last few volumes may have been printed elsewhere, as there is no printer's name shown on the copyright page: Frederick J Quinby was frequently sued for unpaid bills, so Plimpton Press may have stopped working for him because of having difficulty in getting paid. Advance notice of this series, without any detail, appeared in Notes and News within the Saturday Review of Books and Art in the New York Times on February 1, 1902. There is variation in the binding of these 1,000 sets. Nos. 77 & 182 are red leather with marbled boards with decorative gilt spines, raised bands five compartments, top edge gilt, 'St. Louis Exposition Edition' at bottom of spine. Nos. 207 & 336 are green cloth with gilt titles on spine. No. 553 is red cloth with paper labels on spine: these labels state "Charles Paul de Kock Book Title Artists' Edition". Nos. 747 & 913 are red cloth with paper labels on spine: these labels simply state "Charles Paul de Kock Author's Edition", black printed book title. " .

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        The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman

      New York and London. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1902. Handsomely bound in elaborately gilt tooled and titled 3/4 gilt ruled vellum and grey paper over boards. Vellum tips. t.e.g. This set encased in the rare original publishers imprinted dustwrappers. Thick 8vo (6.25" x 9"). The Book-Lover's Camden Edition. This edition of The Complete Works of Walt Whitman is Limited to 500 Numbered sets, of which this is number 242. Edition number stipple to limitation page as required. Illustrated by a photogravure frontis to each volume and further by tissue-guarded full page mounted photogravures throughout. This rare and important set was issued under the editorial supervision of Whitman's Literary Executors. Also contains additional bibliographical and critical material prepared by Oscar lovell Triggs. Previous owners small and attractive bookplate to front pastedowns. Small circular burn mark (4mm) to front of dustwrapper and front board of one volume (innocuous). Some very mild scattered foxing to prelims. A Fine, pristine and crisp set. Dustwrappers present several lightly frayed headpieces and occasional usual soiling. Extremely rare with original dustwrappers and in this condition.

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        Henry Ridgely Evans Magic and Its Professors First American Edition

      David McKay, 1902. US 1st. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. Fascinating early work on magic. Illustrated. Hardcover. Green cloth. Pictorial decoration on front. Edges bumped. Spine and edges toned. Bookplate on front end page. Top corner of frontispiece and title page cut. Fair condition. Published by David McKay, 1902

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      New York & London: G. P. Putnam's & Sons, 1902. Hardcover. Neatly rebacked retaining the original spine. Very Good or better. Olive-gray cloth lettered in black. Biographical sketch by Gen. Francis Vinton Greene. Originally published in 1897, this is an early copy printed in 1902. SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper: "with the fraternal/regards of/Theodore Roosevelt."

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        Words and Days a table-book of prose and verse compiled by Bowyer Nichols with an introduction by George Saintsbury

      London: Rivingtons,, [1902]. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt spine lettering arranged around the central gilt design of a tree trunk, its branches spreading over onto both covers to form wide gilt borders, top edge gilt, others uncut. Worn, inner hinges cracked, last leaf stained, still a sound copy, the text (which is printed on good quality paper stock) generally clean and fresh. First and only edition, presentation copy to Roger Fry, with the editor's autograph inscription on the front free endpaper, "R. E. Fry from the compiler. Dec. 2. 1903." Fry has used the book, which has readings for each day of the year, as a birthday calendar for members of his family and other, noting their names or initials in pencil at the head of about 15 pages.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another adventure of Sherlock Holmes

      London, George Newnes Limited, 1902., 1902. Detective novel. FIRST EDITION, with the famous printing error 'you name mentioned' for 'your name mentioned' present on line 3 of page 13. 8vo., pp. 359. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. All plates present. Elegantly hand-bound in full black oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, marbled endpapers, original pictorial cloth preserved at rear. Some minor marking/browning to prelims, with the occasional mark or spot within, else internally clean. Very good copy, in fine recent binding. The legendary and terrifying mystery in which Holmes and Watson must investigate the menacing devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskerville ancestral home. Green and Gibson; A Bibliography of A.Conan Doyle [A26.a]. DeWaal; The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr.Watson [87]. Hardwicke; Complete Guide to Sherlock Holmes (1986). See also Haining (Crime Fiction), Cooper & Pike (Detective Fiction), Steinbrunner & Penzler (Mystery & Detection), Quayle (Det.Fiction), Haycraft (Murder for Pleasure) Queen's Quorum. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction [p115-119].

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        La Forme Spasmodique et La Syringomyelie, La Nevrite Ascendante et Le Traumatisme, Dans l'Etiologie De La Syringomyelie

      Paris: G. Steinheil. 1902. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition [1902]. In French. Includes a personalized inscription to a Dr. Collins, signed by the author and dated 1902, on the half-title. With eight black and white plates, additional photographic illustrations. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, 186 pages. Light edge rubbing and a touch of finger soil to the covers, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. Signed: I Inscribed by The Author

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      London: Frederick Warne and Co.. Good/No dust jacket. 1902. First Edition. Hard Cover. 12mo First trade edition; with the original leaf-pattern endpapers and with "wept big tears" on p.51 [Quinby 2 and Linder, page 421]. Thirty-one colour plates. Original grey boards with white lettering and pictorial onlay to front cover. The binding is good only with some general wear and rubbing; a previous poor repair has led to some surface delamination, carefully rebacked preserving as much of the original backstrip as possible but none of the white lettering has survived, some scuffing and discoloration to the boards, colour only to the front board fine. Contents good and tight, missing the front free patterned end paper but all other end papers are present, several pages with light old sellotape stains to the inner gutter only, a few others very slightly marked, but generally pages good, clean and crisp.. and generally in very good condition, no inscriptions, no tears. A fair to good copy of the rare first edition of Beatrix Potter's most iconic book. .

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain

      Boston, Dana Estes & Co.,, 1902. With Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Actions. In Twelve Volumes. 12 volumes, octavo (233 × 155 mm). Publisher's deluxe binding of full blue morocco, spine lettered in gilt, five raised bands, gilt monogram supralibros on front covers, board edges ruled in gilt, turn-ins gilt to an art nouveau design, vellum doublures with flower tools in gilt and interlace in gilt, orange, green and red, silk endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut, for Charles C. Doty, Providence, Rhode Island. With publisher's attractive manuscript note stating the ad personam printing and binding in colours on papyrus (chipped at inner edge). Portraits in 3 states (india paper, plain wove and japon), with captioned tissue guards. A little chipping at head and tail of some silk endpapers, first vol. title with offsetting from papyrus leaf, otherwise a fine set. Edition Magnifique, limited to 26 lettered copies, of which this set is lettered A, printed and specially bound by the publishers "ad personam" for Charles C. Doty of Providence, Rhode Island.

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