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        The American Fur Trade of the Far West (3 Volumes)

      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1902. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition. Large 8vo. Total page count is 1029pp. Plates; large folding map of the Mississippi Territory. Frontispiece in Vol. I & II. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spines. A very good set (hinges cracked in each volume but holding firm; owner name in each volume; decorative bookplate in Vol. I; minor wear to extremities; 2 short tears on spine of Vol. III). A History of the Pioneer Trading Posts and Early Fur Companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the Overland Commerce With Santa Fe. "...this is still the great work on the subject." - Graff 696. (Howes C390; Rader 770).

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        Salmon and Trout. The American Sportsman's Library. Edited by Caspar Whitney

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. First edition, no. 20 of 100 Large Paper copies. Illustrated by A. B. Frost, Tappan Adney, Martin Justice, and others. x, 417 pp. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Full dark green morocco by Stikeman, spine gilt with sporting tools, t.e.g. Bookplate of Matthew C.D. Borden on the front pastedown. Small bump at top of front board. Fine. First edition, no. 20 of 100 Large Paper copies. Illustrated by A. B. Frost, Tappan Adney, Martin Justice, and others. x, 417 pp. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Borden Copy, Finely Bound. A classic of American sport, comprising chapters by Dean Sage on Atlantic Salmon, C.H. Townsend & H.M. Smith on the Pacific Salmons, and William C. Harris on the Trouts of America. Superbly bound copy, from the celebrated Borden library (dispersed 1913). Bruns S5; Hampton's Angling Bibliography p. 245; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 195 (for MS of Sage contribution)

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      London,: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited. Bound in original decorated blue cloth with gilt lettering. 1902. 1st edition. hb. Small 8vo, pp. 336. . Bleiler notes in Science Fiction: The Early Years (pp. 490-491) that the name "Huan Me" is "probably a pseudonym for a British author, perhaps to be read 'you and me'. A fairly frequent contributor of sensational fiction to the British variety magazines around the turn of the century". The pseudonym "Huan Me" is not listed in any of the standard reference works on pseudonyms, viz. Atkinson, "Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms"; Sharp, "Pseudonyms and Personal Nicknames"; Halkett and Laing, "A Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain". This title not in Bleiler, although referenced in Hubin (p. 283). It is a scarce title; OCLC lists only one copy in an American library (N.Y. Univ.). Five other novels have been attributed to this author. Three of five titles currently offered for sale on the internet are, in fact, photocopies of short stories by this author. Only two books presently appear for sale ("A Diplomatic Woman" and "The Jewel of Death"). Our copy of "Weaving the Web" shows rubbing to extremities and some soiling to rear board. The endpapers are clean, although the front hinge is a bit weak. Both of the inserted plates are present, although the binding is cracking at the placement of the second plate. The contents are clean, with no previous owner's markings. Overall, in good plus condition. No dust jacket. .

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        AS IT WAS WRITTEN ..

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1902.. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-243 [244: blank] [1]-4: ads + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "Jan., 1902" inserted at rear, original decorated navy cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. During the revolutionary fervor of the mid-nineteenth century, in a fictional Grand Duchy of Iffelheim, a shoemaker named Schenkel catches the fever by reading some anarchist tracts, but fate steers him into strange paths whereby he makes a fortune and becomes a baron. A sensational romance with a dash of the fantastic near the end (narcotics, hypnosis and hallucination). Speight's "fiction is made up of sensation novels, thrillers and the occasional historical romance." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 597. Bleiler (1978), p. 183. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 759. Early owner's signature and date on front free endpaper. Binding a bit leaned and warped, endpapers a bit tanned, else a fine copy with bright cover stamping. (#149534)

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        The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion

      HENRY CAREY BAIRD & CO., PHILADELPHIA 1902 - gilt on spine, corners bumped, hinge cracking, previous owners signature on front end paper and inside of front cover, black and white illustrations, pages yellowing DATE PUBLISHED: 1902 EDITION: 395 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection Hayashi : Objets D'Art du Japon et de la Chine : Peintures, Livres Reunis par T. Hayashi. Dont la Vente aura Lieu du Lundi 27 Janvier au Samedi 1er Fevrier 1902 inclus, dans les Galeries de MM. Durand-Ruel

      Paris: Durand-Ruel 1902. iv, iii, 363, (1), pp. Bound in brown half morocco over brown cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Some wear & discolouring to spine and leather. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Volume one of this famous sale catalogue. With descriptions of 1647 objects by S. Bing. Numerous tissue-guarded full-page plates illustrating selected items. Items include sculpture, lacquer, ceramics, bronzes, painting and other objects, including netsuke, etc. Text in French language. Binding firm. A VG copy. . Very Good. Half Morocco. 1902. 4to..

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        Innen - Dekoration. Revue mensuelle illustrée pour la décoration intérieure de l'habitation moderne. Vol. I - 1902

      Alex Koch - Charles Eitel, Darmstadt - Paris 1902 - La prima rara annata dell'edizione in lingua francese (che per diversi anni si affiancò all'edizione in lingua tedesca impressa a Darmstadt) di questa rivista dedicata alla decorazione d'interni diretta da Alexander Koch con la collaborazione di Henry Van de Velde. 12 numeri in un vol. in-4° (310x240mm), pp. 316, (6) di indice dell'annata + 144 di pubblicità illustrate, raffinata legatura del tempo in stoffa a decori floreali Liberty in bicromia. Sguardie decorate. Interamente illustrato con tavv. a colori f.t. (anche su doppia pag.) e in b.n. n.t. e f.t. Condizioni perfette. I contributi del periodico, dovuti in molti casi alla penna dello stesso Van de Velde, danno conto del grande rinnovamento del gusto che stava avvenendo, agli albori del XX secolo, nell'architettura, nell'arredamento d'interni e nelle arti decorative e applicate in generale. Fra i temi toccati in questa prima annata: il mobilio, le arti industriali, George de Feure, l'Esposizione di Torino del 1902, Josef Hoffmann, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, ecc. Early on, Belgian architect Henry van de Velde contributed substantially to Innendekoration and for some years a French-language edition of the journal also appeared. Koch's journals included work from across Europe and, like many German-language publications of the period, showed a strong interest in up-to-date British design. For a time, Koch appears to have been particularly fond of Mackintosh and M. H. Bailie Scott. Koch's journals promoted and were supported by the avant-garde fine and decorative art and architecture movement at the Darmstadt Artists' Colony on the Mathildenhöhe, established in 1898 under the patronage of Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hessen (dal sito dell'Università di Glasgow relativo a Charles Rennie Mackintosh, di cui sono qui riprodotte numerose opere). Francese [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Five Points." Etching and sand ground with surface tone

      - Signed, dated "05" numbered 4/15 and annotated 'imp" beneath the image in pencil. On wove paper with wide margins. 149 x 200 mm. From the "New York, East Side Set, 1902" done for Harper's magazine in a series of 8. Wehye (Memorial Exhibition Catalogue_ Number 5 On wove paper with wide margins. 149 x 200 mm Signed, dated "05" numbered 4/15 and annotated 'imp" beneath the image in pencil. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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, of the author's first detective book, "published under the pseudonym of Clifford Ashdown and written by Freeman together with a medical colleague [John James Pitcairn] who was also a prison officer, is said to be the rarest book of crime short stories" (Julian Symons, Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Nove: A History, 1972, p. 86). Hubin p. 15. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Fifth String

      Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill. (1902). First. First edition. Spine ends a bit rubbed, a modest stain on the rear board, a very good copy. A novel by the noted composer, and Inscribed by him in pencil: "To Miss Hannah Harris from John Philip Sousa 1902." .

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        La Vendée à travers les ages. Ouvrage orné d'un frontispice gravé par M. O. de Rochebrune et de plus de 200 illustrations , dans et hors-texte.

      Séraphin Pacteau / Honoré Champion - Luçon et Paris, 1902, 2 volumes in-8 brochés. IX-477pp. Frontispice à l'eau-forte d'Octave de Rochebrune et 12 planches hors-texte / 2ff.-648pp. 12 planches hors-texte. Très nombreuses illustrations, photos et dessins, dans le texte. Edition originale de cette histoire de la Vendée dont l'auteur, avait déjà fait paraître un petit ouvrage régionaliste sous le pseudonyme de Louis des Aspremonts. Envoi autographe de Louis Brochet "A Monsieur le chanoine Robin, supérieur de l'institution Saint Joseph, hommage de l'auteur". Cachet d'un ancien propriétaire sur la page de titre. Lemière, p.62 qualifie cet ouvrage de "peu fréquent". Notre exemplaire est ici sur papier du Japon. Ces exemplaires sur Japon étaient vendu 16fr. contre 10fr. pour l'édition sur papier ordinaire. Ouvrage très rare sur ce papier. Le frontispice gravé par Octave de Rochebrune sur vélin comporte quelques rousseurs. Le tome premier est légèrement gauchi. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Superb print signed and inscribed, (Sarah, 1844-1923, Actress 'The Divine Sarah')

      1902 - "Que Dieu vous donne le bonheur" (May God Grant you happiness or success or good fortune) showing her three quarters length in the role of Sardou's Gismonda, in a magnificent Arts and Crafts frame, 6½" x 4¼", in frame 14" x 10", no place, The New York Times of 26th November 1894 wrote "BERNHARDT AS GISMONDA; Paris Enthusiastic Over Her Acting in Sardou's Play. GREATEST OF HER ARTISTIC TRIUMPHS. It would be easy to say that Sardou had never been thus triumphant, Bernhardt never so perfect, stage mounting never more exquisitely beautiful, or costumes as magnificent, and, finally, that no play has ever been better cast than "Gismonda." This would be no exaggeration; it would be only the truth, but the subject demands minute description."

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        Jahrgang 1902. Nummer 142 bis Nummer 153

      Librairie du Figaro 1902 - - Text französisch / vollständiger Jahrgang in sehr gutem Zustand / Heft Februar über J.L. Forain, bekannter Maler und Graphiker. Heft März, über Luftfahrt, Ballons und Luftschiffe. Heft April, Spezial-Nummer über Toulouse-Lautrec. / Von 1883 bis 1911 erschien Le Figaro illustre als aufwendig gestaltete farbig illustrierte Beilage der Tageszeitung Le Figaro, die bedeutende Illustratoren wie Jules Chèret als Gestalter gewinnen konnte. - Gewicht in Gramm: 5035 Librairie du Figaro, Paris, 1902. Je Heft ca. 24 S. mit vielen teils colorierten Abb. von Gemälden, Zeichnungen und Lithographien, Leineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Titel, 41,5 cm x 33 cm, folio, (leicht berieben) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bella oleografia originale raffigurante una scena dell'opera "Tosca" di Giacomo Puccini. 1902 circa.

      1902 - Oleografia originale in formato cm.53x78, raffigurante la scena della morte di Scarpia per mano di Floria Tosca alla fine del secondo atto dell'opera pucciniana. Gradevole policromia, in cornice coeva lavorata a mano, in formato cm.74x99, con cimasa. Insieme di notevole impatto visivo. L?oleografia è una stampa eseguita da matrici di pietra litografica, generalmente marna calcarea, mediante l'utilizzo di inchiostri grassi che, una volta asciutti, mantengono una lucidità tipica del colore a olio. Il procedimento consiste nella sovrapposizione di più immagini di diversi colori tracciate su lastre di pietra diverse: il prodotto finito può dare quindi l?illusione di essere un vero dipinto. Nata nel 1838, la tecnica oleografica permetterà un'ampia diffusione di immagini religiose, storiche, operistiche o popolari, grazie ad una capillare distribuzione casa per casa, svolta principalmente da venditori ambulanti, soprattutto trentini. 3000 gr.

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        Die österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild. Auf Anregung und unter Mitwirkung Seiner kaiserlichen und königlichen Hoheit des durchlauchtigsten Kronprinzen Erzherzog Rudolf. 21 Teile in 24 Bänden.

      Wien, Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1886-1902. - Erstausgabe. - „Die ‚Österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild‘, häufig auch nach dem Initiator als ‚Kronprinzenwerk‘ bezeichnet, ist ein überaus reich mit Holzstichen (Xylographien) illustriertes Monumentalwerk zur Landeskunde der Monarchie. Eine große Zahl an Wissenschaftlern verfaßte die 587 textlichen Beiträge, und namhafte Künstler der Monarchie trugen zum reichen Buchschmuck des Werkes bei [.]" (Nebehay/W.). - Einbände etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Innen tlw. min. gebräunt bzw. fleckig. - Nebehay/W. II, 459. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 4°. Mit 18 chromolithogr. Trachtentafeln u. 4510 tlw. ganzs. Textholzstichen. Zus. ca. 12800 S., Graue illustr. OLwd.-Bde. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Das Buch der Bilder. Mit einer Titelvignette von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede.

      Axel Juncker ohne Jahr [1902], Berlin - Ohne Seitenzählung (1 weißes sowie 48 ungezählte Blatt). Dunkelroter Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Linienrahmen auf den Deckeln, goldgeprägtem Autornamen und Titel über einer goldgeprägten Jugendstilfilete auf dem Vorderdeckel sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Bemerkenswerterweise benutzt der Buchbinder dabei für die Goldprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel ein rundes Jugendstil-Zierstück wie es Henry van de Velde 1913 in der Handbuchbinderei der Großherzoglichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Weimar für den Einband der Vorzugsausgabe von Verhaerens "Les villages illusoires" gebrauchte. Eins von 500 Exemplaren, die J. S. Preuß in Berlin auf Büttenpapier mit dem Wasserzeichen "Modern Druck" herstellte. Rilkes frühes Hauptwerk war ähnlich durchgestaltet wie die Gedichtbände Stefan Georges: Die 45 Gedichte der Erstausgabe des "Buchs der Bilder" wurden auf Wunsch des Autors vollständig in Versalien gesetzt. Der Einband ist etwas angestaubt, der hintere Deckel hat kleine Kratzspuren und der Rücken ist leicht berieben. Die Seiten sind gelegentlich gering fleckig, drei Gedichte hatten Bleistiftanstreichungen und weisen leichte Radierspuren auf. Der vordere Innendeckel mit Kleberesten eines entfernten Exlibris und kleinem Papierausriß, der hintere Innendeckel mit kleinem Fleck. Das erste weiße Blatt mit unleserlichem Namenszug und dem Vermerk "November Moskau" in Bleistift. Insgesamt handelt es sich um ein noch ordentliches Exemplar des seltenen Bandes mit leichteren Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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      Florenz und Leipzig: Verlegt bei Eugen Diederichs, 1899, 1902.. Octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-viii] [1-2] 3-349 [350] [351-352: ads]; [1-4] [1-2] 3-323 [324] [325-328: ads], decorations in the text by W. Caspari, original pictorial wrappers printed in black, all edges untrimmed; original pictorial green cloth. front and spine panels stamped in black,all edges stained black, green endpapers. First edition. A utopian novel presenting a monistic world view. "In these books, Hart combined his own imaginative cultural history with attempts to present monism in the most broadly accessible and least offensive way. For example, unlike Wille and Bölsche, Hart was quick to discard the notion that human freedom is subject to the causal laws of nature. Rather, Hart suggested that causality itself is an illusion that disappears when one acquires the monist 'perspective of eternity.' With aim to replicate his Friedrichschlagen experience and to spread, in Wille's words, the 'Kameradschaft zwischen Kopfarbeitern und begabten Handarbeitern aber auch geistvollen Vertretern des Reichtums,' Hart was hard pressed to avoid political questions. In DER NEUE GOTT, he treated politics with disdain, scorning the politician as one who sees 'nur die engeren und beschränkteren politischen und sozialen Zustände vor Augen.'" - Eric Paul Jacobson, Cosmology to Ecology: The Monist World-view in Germany from 1770-1930, pp. 250. Julius Hart and his brother Heinrich were noted literary critics of their time who founded the "Neue Gemeinschaft" - "new community" - a neo-romantic circle of writers. Negley, Utopian Literature 526. Not in Bloch, Brandt, Lexikon or Nagl. Both volumes are in very good condition. KVK reports 11 copies. COPAC records 4 copies. (#147190)

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        Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott.

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902. Hardcover. 8vo. 5 volumes. With 10 plates (2 per volume). “The Cambridge Edition”. Bound in half dark brown calf with marbled boards and end papers. Spines are brightly gilt in compartments. Top edge is gilt. The binding is fresh with very little wear; some spots of fading are present. Many leaves are unopened. The outer edge of an occasional leaf is a bit rough; interior pages are otherwise clean. John Gibson Lockhart (1794-1854) was an English minister, an author, and the son-in-law of Sir Walter Scott. The DNB states that his “Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott” [first published, 1837-38 in 7 volumes] “…may safely be described as, next to Boswell's ‘Johnson', the best [biography] in the language.” The publisher's note to this 1902 edition specifies that “…the text has been annotated by fuller accounts of many of the persons to whom Scott or Lockhart refer, and very many passages have been expanded or illuminated by extracts from Scott's letters and journals, and from a variety of books and articles bearing upon the subject… All the editor's work is indicated by its enclosure in brackets. Lockhart's later notes are indicated by the years 1839, 1845, and 1848, enclosed in parentheses.”

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        RECORDS OF THE INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NORTH-WEST PROVINCES OF INDIA DURING THE MUTINY OF 1857 including correspondence with the Supreme Government, Delhi, Cawnpore, and other places.

      Edinburgh, T. & T. Clark, 1902.. FIRST EDITIONS 1902, 2 volumes, complete set, large 8vo, approximately 250 x 155 mm, 9¾ x 6 inches, pages: (6), 559; vi, 398, contents: Volume I, Introduction: Family Life in Fort Agra during the Mutiny, and private correspondence; Records of Intelligence, series 1-8; Index; Volume II, Records of Intelligence, series 9-13; Appendices I-IV; Index, bound in original publisher's burgundy cloth, double blind ruled border to covers, 4 gilt rules and gilt lettering to spines. Slightest rubbing to head and tail of spines and corners, pencil name on front endpapers. A very good clean tight set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy set which may require extra postage.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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      London: Methuen & Co., 1902.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1] 2-309 [310: printer's imprint] [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 48-page publisher's catalogue dated "October 1901" inserted at rear, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Collects ten stories. "Mixed collection. Supernatural motifs include the Wandering Jew, deal with the devil; the horrific ghost story 'The Green Bottle' is one of Capes's best." - Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-45. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 343. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 70. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 132. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 131. Spine ends and corner tips a bit crimped, free endpapers a bit tanned, hairline crack along inner front hinge, still a sound, very good copy. A scarce book. (#148083)

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        Mahsud-Waziri Operations.: East India (North-West Frontier)

      [Cd.1177], London HMSO 1902 - A very good copy preserved in modern slipcase, small Library stamp on title page. First edition Folio, pp.299, original wrappers.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        A Record of his Travels A Mecca Pilgrims House at Cairo


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        Oost-Indische Archipel

      White Lotus, Haarlem 1902 - Oost-Indische Archipel [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Fifth String

      Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill. (1902). First. First edition. Spine ends a bit rubbed, a modest stain on the rear board, a very good copy. A novel by the noted composer, and Inscribed by him in pencil: "To Miss Hannah Harris from John Philip Sousa 1902." .

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        Rabia El Kouloub, Ou Le Printemps Des Coeurs. Legendes Sahariennes Recueillies Par Silman Ben Ibrahim, traduites et illustrées par E. Dinet.

      Edition D'Art Piazza, Paris 1902 - 175 pp + 1 colour plate hors text + [8], title & text within Islamic motifs borders, 60 colour drawings & miniatures by Dinet in & hors text, edges gilt, colour vigntte on title page, full calf with Islamic motifs on spine & front & lower cover, fitted in another half-calf wrapper, title gilt on raised spine , marbled endpaper, fitted in a special box. Copy in very good condition. Limited edition to 260 copies, of which this copy is numbered 217. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wassersport XX. Jahrgang 1902 - Nummern 1-52. Fachzeitschrift für Rudern, Segeln und verwandte Sportzweige. Amtlicher Anzeiger 385 wassersportlicher Vereine und Verbände.

      Berlin SW 48. Verlag Martin Oldenbourg, 1902. - mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Karten und Bauskizzen, 2°. 35,5 x 26,9 cm. (4), 664 Seiten, Wassersport, 20, Wassersport, 20 In gutem Zustand. Einband leicht berieben, der Einbandrücken fleckig, das Rückenschild berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Schnitt gebräunt, beide Vorsätze an den Innengelenken gebräunt, das Titelblatt in den Rändern teils gebräunt, der Buchblock papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, aber sauber, nur einzelne Blätter in den Rändern etwas braunfleckig, - seltene und interessante Zeitschrift. am Schluß falsch eingebunden 4 Tafelseiten einer Beilage zu No. 3 des "Wassersport" 1903. privater Halbleinenband mit handgeschriebenem Rückenschild und winzigen Leinenecken, Schnitt marmoriert, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company,. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1902. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; Original red pictorial cloth with Santa climbing in chimney, color pictorial endpapers. Some spotting to upper edge of front cover and tidemark, occasioning fading to back cover, and penetrating to top of last few leaves from the back. Overall attractive copy, straight and firm. Bienvenue pp200. First edition, 1st printing- conforms to all issue points. 20 inserts all present, 6 in full color including frontis; with remaining 14 in 2 colors. ; 0 .

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        Document signé (1942) / Brazzaville

      - LECLERC Philippe de Hauteclocque dit (1902-1947). Maréchal de France. Document signé, Brazzaville, 26 mai 1942 et 1er juin 1942, 1 page in-folio, en-tête des Forces de l’Afrique Française libre. Mémoire de proposition pour la médaille coloniale. Rare. Le mémoire est rédigé pour l’adjudant Mathias Scotto du service « dépôt de guerre du Moye Congo », recruté à Alger dont la durée de service est de « 15 ans 23 jours », service effectué au Tonkin et en Afrique Équatoriale Française. Le document mentionne la manière de servir de l’intéressé : « Bon gradé, énergique et très consciencieux. Conduite, tenue, moralité excellentes ». LE document est signé par le général Leclerc « commandant Supérieur des Français de l’A.F.L » et par le chef d’escadron Beissel, « commandant du dépôt de guerre du Moyen-Congo ». Promu chef d’escadron par le Général de Gaulle en juillet 1940, le maréchal Leclerc a pour mission de rallier l’Afrique Equatoriale Française (AEF) à la France Libre. Il est nommé commandant supérieur des troupes de l’Afrique française libre en mars 1942.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Vincent]
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      New York, London, Montreal: The Abbey Press,. [1902]. title page printed in black and red, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white.. Spine lettering perished, small, faint damp stain to rear cover, a. very good copy. (#148272). First edition. Collects ten stories including "fairy lore" with Arctic and subterranean settings. Includes "The Prince of the Black Dwarfs," "The Ice Queen," and "Jeanie's Quest," the latter a tale of mer-folk dwelling in the sea. One of the stories concerns descendants of the Ten Lost Tribes at and under the North Pole.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,. 1902. original decorated olive-green cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind.. A fine copy. A lovely copy of a very scarce edition of this book,. especially in this condition. (#148943). First printing of this edition. This edition collects four fine ghostly tales, "The Open Door," "Old Lady Mary," "The Portrait" and "The Library Window," The 1902 Blackwood edition is the earliest located edition collecting "The Library Window," generally considered to be Oliphant's best supernatural story. "The Open Door," was praised by M. R. James who considered it to be one of the "really good ghost stories I know wherein the elements of beauty and pity dominate terror." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 141. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-75. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1259. Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, pp. 266-67. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 308-09. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-186. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 395. Neither Bleiler (1948; 1978) nor Reginald (1979; 1992) cite this edition.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Polyphase Electric Currents and Alternate Current Motors - With Chapter on Electrical Communication with the Planets By Nikola Tesla

      P.F. Collier & Son, New York 1902 - 273 pages. Index. Line and detail drawings. Volume Six of The Library of Electrical Science. Includes 11 page chapter, complete with five black and white photographic plates, entitled 'Electrical Communication With The Planets' by Nikola Tesla. Other chapters include: Polyphase Generators; Combinations of Polyphase Currents; Properties of Rotating Magnetic Fields; Early Development of Rotary-Field Motors; Structure of Polyphase Motors; Elementary Theory of Polyphase Motors; Analytical Theory of Polyphase Motors; Monophase Motors; Miscellaneous Alternate-Current Motors; Polyphase Transformers; Measurement of Polyphase Power; Notes on Design of Polyphase Motors; Mechanical Performance of Polyphase Motors; Some Examples of Modern Polyphase Motors; Distribution of Polyphase Currents from Stations. Extensive Bibliography of Polyphase Currents and Rotary-Field Motors. Hinges and binding intact. Unmarked. Above-average wear externally with heavy chipping and tearing to spine ends. Marble decorations to all text edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA]
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      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1902. Very Good binding. The three volume set, each inscribed by Kate Douglas Wiggin -- apparently on the same occasion -- to three different members of the Severance family, with whom she was close. Penelope's English Experiences inscribed "To M.S.S. [Mark Sibley Severance, author of Hammersmith: His Harvard Days] As you were the first author & first critic I ever knew, if you find anything to like in my work you are privileged to take a little credit for it. Kate Douglas Wiggin. New York November 1906". Penelope's Progress inscribed to Annie Crittenden Severance [wife of Mark Severance]: "To ___, with the author's affectionate regards. 'We've wandered many a canty day | Sin auld lang syne' Kate Dougtlas Wiggin"; Penelope's Irish Experiences inscribed "To Harriet: dear young daughter of a dear old friend. Kate Douglas Wiggin. New York November 1906". With a autograph note inside an envelope pasted in, inviting Harriet to dinner "Two such nice men & only six in all". The set being First Editions with the Brock illustrations. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        With General French and the Cavalry in South Africa

      Macmillan, London 1902 - pp xix, 462. 42 folding maps & panoramas, 46 plates. Four large folding maps & 12 plates at back plus 8 further sketch maps in back pocket. Origina uncut cloth, stain on front board. Ref.Milit63. A rare copy of the first edition in original cloth complete with 112 large folding maps, panoramas and plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Songs of Childhood

      London: Longmans Green & Co, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. 1/4 vellum over blue cloth, a touch soiled and rubbed. In a custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise, spine of the slipcase sunned. De La Mare's first collection of poetry, inscribed by him on the front endpaper and dated October 1924. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 043181.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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      Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1902. Nouvelle Edition Remaniee. Fine. Nouvelle Edition Remaniee. Quarto. [iv], iv, 388p. Profusely illustrated, including a chapter on Napoleon's handwriting. Handsomely bound in dark green morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and Napoleonic panel ornaments, the bands surrounded by gilt rules and with dotted rules on the bands.

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        Obraztsy persidskago narodnago tvorchestva [Specimens of Persian Folk Creativity]: [Songs of Vocal Musicians, Wedding Songs, Lullabies, Catches, Specimens of varied Content].

      St. Petersburg 1902 - With text in Farsi and Russian translation collected during a three-year visit from 1883-1886 and a return to Teheran in 1899. The illustrations are of female musicians, the portrait of Mirza Riza of Kirman A very good copy bound in modern black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, all edges uncut, mostly unopened. First edition Large 8vo, pp. [iii], ix, [281], 10 colour illustrations on 5 plates, photographic black-and-white portrait, with 2 copies of the 9-page addenda bound at end.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        La Chine A Terre et en Ballon, Reproduction de 272 Photographies Executees par des Officiers du Genie du Corps Expeditionnaire et Groupees sur 42 Planches en Phototypie, avec Legendes Explicatives.

      Paris: Berger-Levrault & Cie, 1902 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 33*25.5cm, 16p text plus 42 loose plates contained in double portfolios. Illustrated with 272 photos. 42 plates numbered 1 to 41 (including title page that's unnumbered). There are 2 plates that are exactly the same, both numbered Plate 2, but missing Plate 3 (Sure the printer's mistake). Cloth portfolio with general wear and tear. Very slight foxing to a few plates. Extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        THE SEA LADY

      Methuen & co 1902 - Red cloth covers with gold titles to spine and front cover.3 small spots of black ink on spine,top and front edge have 5 small frayed pieces,otherwise bright and tidyBlock is tight and clean,front prelim blank page has library list attatched,no stamps etc anywhere else in book.24 pages of publishers advertisements at rear.Lovely clean tight copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The River War.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., , 1902. An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan. Edited by Col. F. Rhodes, DSO. New and revised edition. Octavo (206 x 136 mm). Contemporary red half morocco for Hatchards, red linen cloth sides, gilt panelled spine, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece of Kitchener, 14 coloured maps and plans (6 folding), 8 sketch-maps in the text. Front joint sometime skilfully rehinged, back joint slightly split at head and tail, dampstain to corner of frontispiece, bound without the publisher's 40pp. catalogue. A handsomely bound copy. First one-volume edition, revised (second edition overall). Inscribed by Churchill on the half-title: "from Winston S. Churchill, 6 Nov. 1902". This recension of The River War was published in an edition of 1,003 copies, "week of 19 October 1902" (Cohen), making Churchill's presentation inscription notably early. Of the handful of inscribed and dated copies that have appeared at auction since the war only two are of an earlier date than ours: Churchill to his future best man "Hugh Cecil from Winston S. Churchill 30. Oct. 1902" (Christie's 2011) and the earl of Rosebery's copy, inscribed "From Winston S. Churchill. Oct. 1902" (Sotheby's 2005); Cohen notes that the latter was sent with a letter dated 23 October 1902. From the library of William Humble Ward (1867–1932), second earl of Dudley, lord lieutenant of Ireland and governor-general of Australia, with his armorial bookplate ("Earl of Dudley, 7 Carlton Gardens"). Interestingly, Dudley's library was catalogued by Hatchards in 1907; he was sworn in as governor-general of Australia at Sydney in September 1908. "When The River War was republished in 1902, Churchill shortened it by a third. Every chapter was revised, if not omitted altogether, and all criticisms of Kitchener and the British Army were cut out. Now, as a Conservative MP, he found it prudent to tone down his questioning of the imperialist adventure" (Jonathan Rose, The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor, 2015, p. 61). Churchill did add a new chapter "describing the destruction of the Khalifa and the end of the war" (Cohen). Signed copies of this edition of The River War are decidedly uncommon, particularly so when dated so soon after publication.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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