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        Paradise Lost & Paradise Regain'd.

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1902 & 1905. Presentation copy of Paradise Regain'd inscribed by the printer Emery Walker to Robert Catterson Smith together with a copy of Paradise Lost. Two volumes, each limited to 325 copies, apparently a married set. Printed in red and black throughout. Sm. 4to., original full limp vellum by the Doves Bindery, spine lettered in gilt. Regain'd is an extremely good, fresh and crisp copy, with only a slight scratch to the bottom of the spine, Lost has a dust-soiled top edge and a few creases and tiny marks but is fundamentally a good, bright copy. Paradise Regain'd has a remarkable inscription written by the printer Emery Walker on his 80th birthday in 1933 to Robert Catterson-Smith who was the principal of the Birmingham School of Art and who worked with Morris, Emery Walker and Burne-Jones on the Kelmscott Chaucer. Paradise Lost has a 1907 ownership inscription on the front free endpaper.

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        [Binding, Fine- Rose Bindery] Seven Poems & Two Translations.

      Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1902. First edition thus. Bound by the Rose Bindery. A superb contemporary binding (unsigned, yet exactly matching a photo in The Rose Bindery's description of one of their bindings in the book "The Rose Bindery," Boston, 1925. Bound in 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. A fine copy with slight rubbing to joints and very slight inner hinge wear. Housed in marbled slipcase.

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        L'Ermitage - Revue artistique et littéraire Année complète 1902 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Bureaux de la Revue, 1902. Fine. Bureaux de la Revue, Paris 1902, 11,5x18,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Originale.binding Edition Editor at bradel half dark green calico, smooth back, as part of black morocco, small gilded iron and double gold mesh queue.Douze January to December 1902. Hedges numbers conservées.Chaque number is illustrated with a literary xylographie.Contributions Blum ("The eyes I love"), Paul Fort, Henri Ghéon, André Gide ("Oscar Wilde"), Ms. Alphonse Daudet, Walt Whitman, founded in etc.Publication 1890 by Henri Mazel, the Hermitage is a monthly magazine belonging to the first wave of small symbolist journals. In 1895, the magazine between declining and its new director, Edouard Ducoté, uses André Gide. The editorial team is reduced to twelve regular collaborators, friends Gide. After many difficulties and attempts to overhaul the editorial team (Remy de Gourmont to make a pass and will also contribute financially in 1905), Hermitage breathed his last in 1906. L'Ermitage manages to detach other important magazines of the time like the Mercure de France or La Revue blanche because it boasts eclectic and apolitical; on its cover, you can also read that it is "the only journal that deals with politics or sociology [but] that deals only with literature and art." His illustrations are small art nouveau, and, true to his symbolist spirit, employees are more interested in poetry than fiction. Tiphaine Samoyault, French literary critic, believes that the Hermitage expresses a transition straddling the end of the century aesthetics and poetry avant-garde of the 1910s. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur à la bradel en demi percaline verte foncée, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, petit fer doré et double filet doré en queue. Douze numéros de janvier à décembre 1902. Couvertures conservées. Chaque numéro est illustré d'une xylographie. Contributions littéraires de Léon Blum ("Les yeux que j'aime"), Paul Fort, Henri Ghéon, André Gide ("Oscar Wilde"), Mme Alphonse Daudet, Walt Whitman, etc. Publication fondée en 1890 par Henri Mazel, l'Ermitage est une revue mensuelle appartenant à la première vague des petites revues symbolistes. Dans les années 1895, la revue entre en déclin, et son nouveau directeur, Edouard Ducoté, fait appel à André Gide. L'équipe de rédaction est alors réduite à douze collaborateurs réguliers, amis de Gide. Après de multiples difficultés et tentatives de remaniement de l'équipe rédactionnelle (Remy de Gourmont y fera un passage et y contribuera également financièrement en 1905), l'Ermitage rend son dernier soupir en 1906. L'Ermitage parvient à se détacher d'autres revues importantes de l'époque comme le Mercure de France ou la Revue blanche car elle se revendique éclectique et apolitique ; sur sa couverture, on peut d'ailleurs lire que c'est "la seule Revue qui ne s'occupe ni de politique ni de sociologie [mais] qui traite uniquement de littérature et d'art." Ses petites illustrations sont de style art nouveau, et, fidèle à son état d'esprit symboliste, ses collaborateurs s'intéressent davantage à la poésie qu'au roman. Tiphaine Samoyault, critique littéraire française, estime que l'Ermitage exprime une transition à cheval sur l'esthétisme fin de siècle et la poésie d'avant-garde des années 1910.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      McClure, Phillips & Co., New York 1902 - First Edition, First Printing without the "R" on the copyright page. Later issues have the "R" printed on the copyright page. The book is bound in the publisher's red cloth with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Entwicklung des Niederrheinisch-Westfälischen Steinkohlen-Bergbaues in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Bände 1 - 12. 12 Bände

      Springer, Berlin, 1902-1905. Zusammen circa 7000 S. mit zahlreichen Textfiguren und 163 Tafeln, original Leinen mit Goldprägung, Quart, (Namenseintrag auf Titel abgeklebt/ Stempel auf Titel/ ein Einband wasserfleckig/gering fleckig/ 2 Rücken gering berieben) - komplett, einheitlich gut erhaltene Ausgabe -

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        Poëmes et ballades du temps passé EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Maison du livre, 1902. Fine. Maison du livre, Paris 1902, 24x31,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition illustrée de 50 eaux-fortes originales ainsi que de 52 bois originaux d'Albert Robida, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin à la cuve. binding à la bradel de l'éditeur en plein chagrin glacé et marbré marron, spine lisse orné d'un motf central doré représentant Notre-Dame de Paris et ses environs, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré à effet moiré, couvertures et spine conservés. Notre exemplaire, ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet du double état sur Chine (noir et bistre) des 50 eaux-fortes d'Albert Robida ainsi que d'une suite à part sur Chine des bois des culs-de-lampe. Notre exemplaire est exceptionnellement enrichi d'un dessin originale d'Albert Rodiba au crayon de papier rehaussé à l'encre et à l'aquarelle. Légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur le spine et les mors. Bel exemplaire enrichi d'un beau dessin original au crayon, à l'encre et à l'aquarelle d'Albert Robida.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 50 eaux-fortes originales ainsi que de 52 bois originaux d'Albert Robida, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin à la cuve. Reliure à la bradel de l'éditeur en plein chagrin glacé et marbré marron, dos lisse orné d'un motf central doré représentant Notre-Dame de Paris et ses environs, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré à effet moiré, couvertures et dos conservés. Notre exemplaire, ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet du double état sur Chine (noir et bistre) des 50 eaux-fortes d'Albert Robida ainsi que d'une suite à part sur Chine des bois des culs-de-lampe. Notre exemplaire est exceptionnellement enrichi d'un dessin originale d'Albert Rodiba au crayon de papier rehaussé à l'encre et à l'aquarelle. Légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur le dos et les mors. Bel exemplaire enrichi d'un beau dessin original au crayon, à l'encre et à l'aquarelle d'Albert Robida.  

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        Architectural Gardens of Italy A Series of Photogravure Plates From Photographs Made for and Selected By A Holland Forbes (3 volume set)

      New York, Forbes & company, limited, 1902-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 3 volume set. Large folios, 44 x 34 cm. Publisher’s green cloth portfolios with black lettering and décor. Limited edition of 750 sets, of which this is no. 97. 196 plates, loose as issued. Internally excellent, with clean, unmarked pages. Some fray, minor splitting to outer edge of portfolio cases. Library book plates inside cover. A. Holland Forbes was a known architect, balloonist and aviator, and editor for The Architect. This collection showcases some of the exceptional architecture that went into the Rennaissance gardens of Italy. Top folding flap of Vol. III is detached. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        I. International Ausstellung Für Moderne Dekorative Kunst in Turin MDCCCCII

      vi, 340 pp. overview of the ground-breaking exhibition featuring works by international masters and minor practitioners of the then prevalent Art Nouveau aesthetic, with texts on exhibited works, buildings at the exposition, artists and architects, approx. 400 fine illustrations throughout (several in color) showing architecture and a wide array of decorative objects by Behrens, Mackintosh, Olbrich, Carlo Bugatti, Raimondo D'Aronico (at the time the chief architect to the Sultan of Constantinople), and many others. Some very minor foxing. 4to. Embossed and gilt-decorated vellum, slightly rubbed along spine. Darmstadt and Leipzig (Anstalt Alexander Koch) 1902. Ex-libris Bruno Héroux. A beautiful edition of an important work that offers an invaluable compendium of material, profusely illustrated, shedding light on the great outpouring of creativity in the decorative arts and architecture at the turn of the 20th century, in styles known variously as Art Nouveau, Jugendstil, Stile Liberty, et al. The first part of the present publication features documentation of the architecture of the exhibition, much of which was created by D'Aronico, whose entrances, pavilions, and exhibition and administrative buildings were influenced by a visit to the Darmstadt Artist's Colony designed by Joseph Olbrich. Other illustrations show a wide variety of interior decoration, furniture, ceramics, lamps and other household objects, book arts, jewelry, screens, etc. The German edition is very scarce institutionally; the French edition is much more widely available. The original embossed title on the cover reads Moderne Dekorative Kunst: Die Ausstellung zu Turin 1902.

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        Just So Stories

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1902. Octavo.Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, onlay of elephant to front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With 12 black and white illustrations by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Crown Prince Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia].[London, 1935]. Matt silver print (ca. 28 x 36 cm), watercolour, pastel, gouache and oil paint. Mounted on paper in a passe-partout. Signed "Lafayette" in pencil on the mount. In a wooden frame (ca. 53 x 64 cm), under glass.

      - For Lafayette: Russell Harris, Narrated in calm prose. Impressively coloured photographic portrait of the Saudi crown prince Saud (1902-1969), by the eminent London photographic studio Lafayette. Prince Saud, the future King Saud of Saudi Arabia, had been appointed crown prince in 1933 and fought in the 1934 war against Yemen. After the war his father encouraged him to travel abroad, and over the next few years he visited Saudi-Arabia's neighbours, Europe and the United States. While in London, Prince Saud had his portrait taken by the Lafayette studio, originally established in Dublin in 1880. It is no coincidence that Prince Saud chose a firm that had photographed numerous emperors, kings, sultans, earls, early movie stars, etc. The firm would also provide hand coloured prints on request, and the current photograph is an example of the very high quality they provided. The photograph of Prince Saud was coloured by painting over the photograph with watercolours and pastel. A subsequent treatment made it possible to use tiny drops of oil paint to highlight the gold trimming on his robe, the jewels and pearls on his sword and the small lights in his eyes. In very good condition, with only very minor craquelure. A colour portrait of the future King Saud of Arabia: a photograph enhanced by an expert painter, from the leading British firm for the genre.

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        ALS to Squire and Lady Bancroft signed by William Gillette and "Sherlock Holmes".

      1902.. Single sheet of plain paper dated February 11th, 1902. Hand written note to Squire Bancroft and Effie Wilton, Lady Bancroft, declining a luncheon invitation due to a previous commitment. Written when Gillette was performing 'Sherlock Holmes' at the Lyceum theatre which he had written in collaboration with Arthur Conan Doyle. Gillette was responsible for the introduction of the curved Briar pipe smoked by Holmes as it made the delivery of his lines easier. He also coined the phrase "Oh, this is elementary, my dear fellow" and reinforced Holmes' sporting of a deerstalker hat, originally drawn by Sydney Paget in the Strand magazine. Squire and Lady Bancroft, themselves noted actors were at this time running the Haymarket Theatre.

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        THE MISHAPS OF AN AUTOMOBILIST

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1902. Yellow string-tied binding. Color onlat front cover. Edges are a bit frayed. See photo. This is a coarsely-woven grass cloth material. Full-page color illustrations. Black and white text illustrations and enlarged first letters. Title-page and reverse of several plates contain the stamp of previous owner. A whimsical look at the trials of being an automobile owner in the early-1900 era. Internally quite clean. . First Edition. Green Woven Cloth. Moderate Edge and Corner Wear./No Jacket. Oblong Quarto.

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        La Mye du Roi

      Paris, Ch. Carrington 1902 - La Mye du Roi - conte dròlatique manuscrit et enluminé par Léon Lébegue. Edition of 245 copies including original hand colored illustrations by Léon Lebègue. Copy on vergé à la forme des papeteries d'Arches with each illustrations reproduced in colour and on a separate sheet in b/w. Each chapter begins with a decorated hand letter. Super copy in perfect conditions with a fine binding. From the press of Charles Carrington, notorious publisher of erotic literature. The volume is illustrated in the style of a medieval manuscript. Copy in perfect conditions. Original contemporary hard cover on brown leather with golden decorations on plates and on spine. Fine decoration with leaves and emblem on front cover. Letters are engraved in a gothic style just as the internal pages of the book. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 14 Offprints, 1902-1948

      Various publishers - Hale, George Ellery. Collection of 14 offprints. Various, 1902-1926. 15 offprints, all in wrappers, as follows: Hale. "Visual Observations of the Solar Atmosphere”, Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #97, vol 12, pp 286-295, 1926. Fine. Signed “To Dr. T.R. Merton, with the regards of George E. Hale”. (Merton was an Oxfordian, and an independent scholar and (wealthy) gentleman working in astronomy and spectroscopy). Hale (with George Luckey). “Some Vortex Experiments Bearing on the Nature of Sun-Spots and Flocculi”, Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #11, vol 1, 5pp, 1915. Fine. Hale (with Ferdinand Ellerman). “The Minute Structure of the Solar Atmosphere”, Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #20, vol 2, 7pp, 1916. Fine. Hale. “The Law of Sun-spot Polarity”, Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #86, vol 10, pp 53-55. Fine. Hale. “A Test if Electromagentic Theory of the Hydrogen Vortices Surrounding Sun-spots”, Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #95, vol 11, pp. 691-696, 1925. Fine. Hale. “Invisible Sunspots”. Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #80, vol 8, pp 168-170, 1922. Fine. Hale. “The Direction of Rotation of Sun-Spot Vorticies”. Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #10. Vol 1, 3pp, 1915. Hale. “AN Attempt to Measure the Free Electricity in the Sun’s Atmosphere”. Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #3, vol 1, 5pp, 1915. Fine. Hale. “Visual Observations of the Solar Atmosphere”. Offprint, Communications to the National Academy of Sciences, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory, #97., Vol 12/5, pp 286-295. 1926. Fine. Hale. “Some Opportunities for Astronomical Work with Inexpensive Apparatus”. Offprint, The Journal of the British Astronomical Association, 1908, 18pp. Removed from larger bound volume. Good+ copy (if not better). Hale. “Stellar Evolution in the Light of Recent Research”. Washington, Offprint, Smithsonian Report for 1902, pp 149-183. Fine. Hale. “The Possibilities of Instrumental Development”. Offprint, Smithsonian Report for 1923, pp 187-193. Removed from larger collection. Very good. Hale. “The Rotation Period of the Sun as Determined from the Motions of the Calcium Flocculi”. Carnegie Institution, 1908. 54pp. Good+. Ex-library, with minimal markings, from the Franklin Institution, presented by the Carnegie. (On the Hale Telescope). “Dedication of the Hale Telescope”, Richardson, R.S. With 4 other articles, including Walter Baade, “A program of Extragalactic Research for the 200-inch Hale Telescope”, John Anderson “Optics of the 200-inch Hale Telescope; Bruce Rule, “Engineering Aspects of the 200-inch Hale Telescope”, and one other. Offprint: Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 80/355, August 1948. 8vo, pp 215-234. Wrappers. Fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA. NUOVAMENTE ILLUSTRATA DA ARTISTI ITALIANI A CURA DI VITTORIO ALINARI

      FRATELLI ALINARI EDITORI, 1902. 3 Volumi in foglio - cm. 26 x 37 - brossura editoriale - copertine figurate al piatto anteriore e posteriore - pp.XVI + 2bb.nn. + 140 - 6 + 146 + 2bb.nn. - 8 + 166 + 2bb.nn. - con 381 illustrazioni in b / n nel testo di cui varie stampe in collotipia su cartoncini fuori testo in viraggi monocromi di vari colori - la tavola fuori testo di Giuseppe Mentessi del Canto XI DI pagina 48 manca perchè mai edita - edizione originale dell'Alinari frutto del concorso indetto tra gli artisti italiani di diverse generazioni a cui parteciparono fra gli altri: A. Martini, G. Ghini, A. Spadini, G. Costetti, A. De Karolis, G. Fattori, G. Kienerk, L. Tommasi, P. Senno, G.A.Sartorio, D. Cambellotti - il testo fu curato da G. Vandelli - (cfr. Mambelli,501 - Manna I,42 - sul concorso cfr. La Commedia dipinta, i concorsi Alinari e il Simbolismo in Toscana, catalogo della mostra a cura di C. Sisi, Firenze Alinari 2002) - rarissino - intonso come nuovo -

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        Francesca da Rimini. Tragedia di Gabriele D'Annunzio rappresentata in Roma nell?anno MIMI.

      1902 - Impressa in Milano per i Fratelli Treves nell'anno 1902. PRIMA edizione. In 8vo grande (cm. 24); bella legatura di lusso in piena pergamena; titolo in oro al dorso e bella impressione in oro al centro del piatto anteriore: corona d'alloro con al centro un libro, una spada ed il motto "Noi leggevamo"; pp. (16), 289, (7). Precede la tragedia la canzone "Alla divina Eleonora Duse" e la segue il "Commiato" dedicato a Rimini città del silenzio ed in particolare al suo Tempio Malatestiano. La ricca decorazione del volume è del De Carolis della cui arte appare qui la prima maniera riflettente i modi ed il gusto di Walter Crane e William Morris. Esemplare nella tiratura di lusso in piena pergamena arricchito di una LETTERA AUTOGRAFA del Poeta inserita dopo le 2 carte bianche del libro. Carta con il motto per non dormire. Pp. 4, scritte le prime 2. Nella lettera il Poeta ringrazia "Amico mio" per il prezioso libro di Alessandro Allegri (Firenze 1560 - 1620) e ringrazia "di queste prose che leggerò al fresco sotto il Castagno" Comunica che la malata sta meglio e spera presto di passare una buona sera in compagnia. Termina con "Vi abbraccio il vostro Gabriel" Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Just So Stories.

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1902 - Octavo.Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, onlay of elephant to front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. With 12 black and white illustrations by the author. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Deutschland in China 1900-1901. Bearbeitet von Teilnehmern der Expedition, illustriert von Schlachtenmaler-Rocholl, mit Beiträgen von Adolph Obst und Anderen. [Erstausgabe].

      Düsseldorf, Druck August Bagel 1902 - 4°. 31,5 cm. 445 Seiten. Illustrierter Original-Leinenband. Erste Ausgabe. Mit vier eingebundenen Kartenskizzen und einer eingebundenen, mehrfach gefalteten Karte im Anhang. Einband berieben und bestoßen. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brumes de fjords

      First edition, with no mention of large paper copies. An important and very good autograph inscription from Renée Vivien to her friend Jeanne de Bellune : "Je donne à mon Jeannot bien aimé ce souvenir d'un passé déjà lointain lointain. Renée [I give this memory of a past already long, long gone to my beloved Jeannot]"A very good and rare copy. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1902 12,5x18,5cm broché

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        REVISTÁ GRÁFICA.

      Barcelona, Spain: Instituto Catalán de las Artes del Libro, 1901-1902. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 174, (2), 68, (2) pages. Text in Spanish. Limited to 1100 numbered copies. Union List 4, 3613; Bibliografia Espanola 8. Published annually by the Catalan Institute of Book Arts 1900 to c. 1918. List of members, table of contents, appendix. Advertisements follow text. Examples of color printing, engraving, lithography. Includes a tribute to Spanish illustrator and painter José Luis Pellicer (1842-1901). Also included an illustrated article on bookplates by J. Triadó, A. de Riquer, J. Dieguez, A. Barcia, E. Canibel and N. Vazguez. Color and black and white plates. Black and white illustrations in text. Advertisements follow text. Covers foxed and lightly soiled.

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        With a Saucepan Over the Sea. Quaint and Delicious Recipes from the Kitchens of Foreign Countries.

      8vo., original decorative cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board, with very scarce dust wrapper. Illustrated with frontispice and 12 plates from photographs. Wrapper with some loss to spine and upper panel, some chipping, rubbing and sunning, nonetheless a scarce survival in any condition. First edition of this cookery book intended to introduce European cookery to Americans, drawing on recipes popular across the ages with everyone from kings to peasants. Written at the turn of the century and directed at a middle-class American audience, this book was intended to introduce European cookery in an accessible yet informative way. Lamenting the ridiculous decadence of many earlier European cookbooks, the editor, Adelaide Keen, encourages the reader to keep an open mind and explore some rustic foods, while still enjoying many healthy, interesting dishes that would be familiar even to European royalty. Included are such diverse recipes as lobster mulligatawny, chestnut soup, bacalao, sauer-braten, Alexander Dumas' recipe for salad, King Henry's shoe strings, and almond pudding.

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        Mitchell's Models and Easy Lessons in Locomotive Running 1-11

      C Bradford Mitchell. PAPERBACK. Mitchell, C. Bradford. Mitchell's Models and Easy Lessons in Locomotive Running. Eleven Parts. Number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10, and 11. Scranton, Pennsylvania : International Textbook Company, 1902. Soft Cover. Good Condition. No. l. Engineer's Brake and Equalizing Discharge Valve; No.2 . Slide-Valve Feed-Valve or Train-Pipe Governor; No.3. Feed-Valve or Train-Pipe Governor; No.4. Train Air-Signal System; No. 5. Governor; No.6. Quick-Action Triple. Valve. and Freight Brake Equipment. Cleaning Triple Valves and Freight Brake Cylinders. Brake Leverage; No.7. Westinghouse No.6. Distributing Valve. E.T. Locomotive. Brake Equipment; No.8. H-6 Automatic Brake Valve. No.6 E T Locomotive . Brake Equipment; No.. 9. S-6 Independent Brake Valve. No.6 E T Locomotive Brake Equipment; No. 10. Westinghouse Type K Triple Valve; No. 11. Westinghouse Type L Triple Valve . All in good and better condition. Some have moving parts to demonstrate the motion of the locomotive parts. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Good. 1902.

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        La veine. Comédie en quatre actes, représentée pour la première fois sur la scène du Théâtre des Variétés, le 2 avril 1901.

      Editions de la Revue Blanche, 1902. Cm. 19 x 18, pp. (8) 284 (2). Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi e piatti decorati. Taglio di testa dorato e brossura orig. illustrata conservata (compreso il dorso). Bell'esemplare, in ottimo stato di conservazione ed a margini disuguali (non tagliati). Edizione originale, di cui fu fatta una tiratura di testa che, mancando la giustificazione, non ci è dato di sapere se il nostro esemplare ne faccia parte.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1902 - 1902 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition.

      Hi, This lot is an 1902 Original Hardback Wisden. In Superb condition The first Hardback that Wisden produced was in 1896, this is the seventh year of the hardback and a year I have found hard to find recently, especially in this condition. The front board is very clean with excellent, extremely bright gilt, one tiny mark to the top, the rear board is near perfect and the spine gilt is very bright and original. The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns in top condition and very bright yellow. The photoplate is very good and internally a nice clean book. As good as mine on my shelf. The only downside and it is a bit picky is there is a tiny indentation to the edge of the rear board where a band has been around it. A rare Wisden in superb condition (++) and a very nice price.

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        Simplicissimus. Illustrierte Wochenschrift. 5. Jg. (April 1901 bis März 1902).

      München, A. Lange, 1901 - 1902. - Fol. VI + 420 + 2 S. OHLwd. Komplett, mit allen Beiblättern. - Ebd. berieben, tlw. stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ur Strömstads historia. Anteckningar av Ant. Sbm

      Bok. Strömstad, L. A. Larssons boktryckeri, 1902. 8:o. 679 s. Grönt oklbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg. Bra ex. med "Bohusskalden" Fredrik Nycanders namnteckning och exlibris samt Helene Larssons namnteckning diagonalt över titelsidan. Aberstén & Tiselius Göteborg och Bohus län i litteratur, karta och bild 167. Enligt uppgift endast tryckt i 50 ex.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      George Newnes, Limited, London 1902 - A very good first edition. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-358 [359] [360: blank], sixteen inserted plates with illustrations by Sidney Paget, original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. 25,000 copies printed. Green and Gibson A26a. Wolff 1907. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LEOPARD'S SPOTS. | THE CLANSMAN. | THE TRAITOR

      1902. Illustrated by C. D. Williams [1st and 3rd book] | Arthur I. Keller [2nd book]. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1902 | 1905 | 1907. Original red cloth decorated in white. First Editions of all three novels that together make up Dixon's unabashedly racist Reconstruction Trilogy. Dixon, a native Tarheel, graduated from Wake Forest and became first a lawyer, then a legislator, and then a Baptist minister in North Carolina. THE LEOPARD'S SPOTS was his first novel "dealing with the race question in America"; it was followed in 1905 by THE CLANSMAN, which "was told from a virulently Southern point of view and painted the Ku Klux Klan as a band of dedicated knights extirpating an intolerable menace" [K&H]. THE TRAITOR is dedicated to "The Men of the South who suffered exile, imprisonment and death for the daring service they rendered our country as citizens of the Invisible Empire."~Published 37-to-42 years after the end of the war, these books (but especially THE CLANSMAN) were widely read, and -- with such famous episodes as Marion Lenoir (and her mother) leaping from a cliff after she was raped by a "Negro" -- helped to set back whatever progress had been made in race relations over those intervening years. But it was of course D. W. Griffith's masterful adaptation of THE CLANSMAN into the epochal 1914 silent film, "The Birth of a Nation," that would in large part be responsible for the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan -- and would cause these books to have an indirectly immense influence upon American race relations.~All three volumes are in FINE condition -- which is rather remarkable, given the tendency of the white cover pigment to erode (but not on these copies). Though it is controversial to offer Dixon's books today, they do represent a period of our history that is not to be forgotten. Loosely inserted into THE CLANSMAN is a signed note from Dixon to (Dean) Tatnall Brown of Haverford College.

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        THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES: ANOTHER ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      London: George Newnes, Limited., 1902. First edition. A very good plus or somewhat better copy, edges somewhat dusty, neat name and date printed at lower front free end paper, several spot marks to front cover, one which slightly affects the A & S of the title lettering, corners show a touch of wear. An attractive copy. (8891). Octavo, original red cloth, front cover stamped in gold and black, spine stamped in gold. Sherlock Holmes on the Moors. Filmed numerous times.

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        The Hound of the Baskervilles

      George Newnes, Limited, London, 1902 A very good first edition. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-358 [359] [360: blank], sixteen inserted plates with illustrations by Sidney Paget, original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. 25,000 copies printed. Green and Gibson A26a. Wolff 1907.

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        Claudine en Ménage

      Société du Mercure de France, Paris 1902 - 291 pages. In-12. Ouvrage portant une dédicace personnelle, signée Colette, non datée (vers 1947). Achevé d'imprimer le 3 mai 1902 par Blais et Roy à Poitiers pour le Mercure de France. Signé (accaparé) par Willy, mais écrit par Colette cette même année. Edition originale. Rare, tirage de tête. Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 19 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, numérotés de 1 à 19, et 3 exemplaires sur Chine, marqués A, B, C. Notre exemplaire sur Hollande est justifié (tampon à l'encre) 5. Couverture-reliure rigide, demi-maroquin, marbré, lettrage dorure sur le dos. Couverture souple d'origine conservée par le relieur. Etat : très bon, état d'ancienneté. Couverture : bon, coins très légèrement frottés. Intérieur : très bon, un peu jauni par le temps, non rogné. 19.4 x 13 x 2.5 cm 405g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A monograph of the Turdidae, or family of Thrushes . edited and completed by R. Bowdler Sharpe.

      London Henry Sotheran 1902 - First edition. 2 volumes, 4to, photogravure portrait, 149 hand-coloured lithographed plates, heightened with gum arabic, by and after J.G. Keulemans, contemporary half red morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, others uncut, lightly rubbed, an excellent set. One of the greatest of Mr Seebohm's discoveries in ornithology was the application of the character of the plumage of the young birds for the differentiation of the thrushes (Turdidae) from the Warblers (Sylvidae). Henry Seebohm (1832-1895) was a wealthy English businessman and prominent amateur ornithologist. He wrote two books on his travels to Siberia as well as a number of substantial ornithological monographs with hand-coloured plates, mostly by Keulemans. Keulemans began his career as a taxidermist providing stuffed birds to the State Museum of Natural History at Leiden. The director of that museum encouraged Keulemans to pursue his love of natural history, where he obtained a scientific appointment after an expedition to West Africa in 1865 and 1866. His accomplishments in illustration came to the notice of Richard Bowdler Sharpe, later a director of the British Museum, who encouraged him to move to England. Keulemans quickly achieved wide recognition and established himself as the most popular bird artist of the late Victorian period. Ayer/Zimmer 570; Copenhagen/Anker 458; Fine Bird Books 106; Nissen 852. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TALES BY THREE BROTHERS

      London: Isbister and Company Limited, 1902.. Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-310 [311-312: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in red and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition. Mixed collection, largely supernatural, including "The Last of the Vampires," a surviving prehistoric 'bat-reptile' that drinks blood; "The Man-Eating Tree," a vampire plant; "Medusa," a hypnotic vampire; and, for variety, the futuristic "War in Europe" and "The Hunting of the Soko," a missing link. The second and the last by Phil Robinson, from UNDER THE PUNKAH (1881); "The Gift of Fernseed," a novella of invisibility drug by H. Perry Robinson. Authorship of other stories unconfirmed, possibly by E. Kay Robinson. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1890. Frost, The Monster with a Thousand Faces, pp. 47-8. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 185. See Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 23. Reginald 12289. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Endpapers tanned, a bright, very good copy. A scarce book. (#147995)

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        PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCES | PENELOPE'S PROGRESS (SCOTLAND) | PENELOPE'S IRISH EXPERIENCES (3 Volumes; Signed)

      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.

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        THE CRIER BY NIGHT. A Play in One Act.

      First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Edward and Helen Thomas. Publisher's original blue paper covered boards with titles in black to the upper and lower edge of the upper board, the vellum spine with titles in gilt. Top edge gilt. A very good copy, the binding a little rubbed and marked at the extremities, the contents with some offsetting to the prelims and tanning to the text block otherwise clean throughout. Scarce.Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in black ink "To Helen and Edward Thomas, / from their friend / Gordon Bottomley. / Well Knowe House, Cartmel. / Oct. 15th 1902". An outstanding association copy marking the beginning of an important and well documented friendship between the two writers. The author's first play. 500 copies printed of which only 200 were bound, the remainder assumed pulped or destroyed.

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        FUGITIVE ANNE: A ROMANCE OF THE UNEXPLORED BUSH ..

      London: John Long, [1902].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-427 [428] [429-432: ads], original decorated scarlet cloth, front panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, all edges trimmed. First edition. A variant binding for the publisher's "Haymarket Novels" series. Lost race adventure novel of the discovery of the Acans in the interior of Northern Australia. "Despite the ludicrous plot the first part of FUGITIVE ANNE, in which Anne is making her way across the countryside, is interesting. Mrs. Praed grew-up in a bush station, and her knowledge of the landscape and native life, which she conveys well, can be fascinating. As a result part of the book has a secondary appeal of an Upfield novel, Australia in the primitive days." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1814. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 178 (recording only a later edition: "an infuriatingly elusive book in British edition."). Australian and New Zealand "Lost Race" Fiction in the Collection of Stuart Teitler (private list), p. 3. Bleiler (1978), p. 160. Reginald 11863. Wolff 5623. Not in Larnach. Cloth worn and frayed at upper spine end, narrow stain along bottom edge of front panel, small stain at top edge of rear panel, front free endpaper detached (the endpapers are made from flimsy pulp paper), but still a tight, very good copy with bright gold stamping. A very elusive book in any condition. (#151629)

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        [Loose Photo Album Pages]: Alabama

      Alabama. 1902-1907. Six loose album pages containing 60 black and white or sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs measuring around 3" x 3", some with captions. Near fine photos with some fading.A collection of photos beginning in 1902 revolving around a family from Alabama. The earliest photos are taken in Selma and show images of the Schuh-Miller Lumber Company including a log train, their "first office," and the lumber yard itself. The most obvious inference is that these images were taken by one of the owners of the lumberyard. The next section of photos from 1903 show the family around their home. One of these photos shows the family's children posed with their African-American maids. An uncaptioned page shows some horse drawn wagons with animals including elephants which appear to be part of a circus. Other photos show African-Americans working on a railroad and another page of African-Americans on a Selma street. A page from 1907 shows the state funeral of Senator John Tyler Morgan. These photos are captioned "hearse containing Morgan's body," "Alabama National Guard leading Senator Morgan's funeral carriage," and "temporary tent over Morgan's grave."An interesting collection of photographs kept by an Alabama family at the turn of the century. .

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        Index Animalium sive index nominum quae ab A.D. MDCCLVIII generibus et speciebus animalium imposita sunt. Sectio Prima, 1758-1800 [and] Sectio Secunda, 1801-1850

      Cambridge UP/BM(NH), 1902-1933. lix, 1195; cxlviii,7056,1098, HB/PB. Buckram (Sectio Prima) + 33 parts in orig. wrappers (Sectio Secunda). Vg complete set including both sections

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        Stara Praha. 100 akwarellu Vaclava Jansy. Popisuje: Jana Heraina. // 100 Aquarelle von Vaclav Jansa (Abdrucke) lose in einer Mappe sowie ein Textband von Jan Herain (= komplett).

      Praze, Bedrich Koci. 1901 / 1902. - 1. Auflage. [45 x 34 cm]. Textband 279 Seiten. Farbig illustrierter Originalleinenband und Originalleinenmappe (Reliefprägung), Textband mit Schmuckpapiervorsätzen und marmoriertem Ganzschnitt. (Rückenenden gering berieben. Mappe am aufklappbaren Längsrücken mit kleiner Läsur). - Im übrigen sehr gut erhaltene Exemplare, sauber und ohne Eintragungen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Francesca da Rimini. Tragedia di Gabriele D'Annunzio rappresentata in Roma nell'anno MIMI.

      1902. Impressa in Milano per i Fratelli Treves nell'anno 1902. PRIMA edizione. In 8vo grande (cm. 24); bella legatura di lusso in piena pergamena; titolo in oro al dorso e bella impressione in oro al centro del piatto anteriore: corona d'alloro con al centro un libro, una spada ed il motto "Noi leggevamo"; pp. (16), 289, (7). Precede la tragedia la canzone "Alla divina Eleonora Duse" e la segue il "Commiato" dedicato a Rimini città del silenzio ed in particolare al suo Tempio Malatestiano. La ricca decorazione del volume è del De Carolis della cui arte appare qui la prima maniera riflettente i modi ed il gusto di Walter Crane e William Morris. Esemplare nella tiratura di lusso in piena pergamena arricchito di una LETTERA AUTOGRAFA del Poeta inserita dopo le 2 carte bianche del libro. Carta con il motto per non dormire. Pp. 4, scritte le prime 2. Nella lettera il Poeta ringrazia "Amico mio" per il prezioso libro di Alessandro Allegri (Firenze 1560 - 1620) e ringrazia "di queste prose che leggerò al fresco sotto il Castagno". Comunica che la malata sta meglio e spera presto di passare una buona sera in compagnia. Termina con "Vi abbraccio il vostro Gabriel". Axs

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        Historie de Peau D'Ane (Conte de ma mere loye)

      London: Eragny Press, 1902. With woodcut borders and initials by Lucien Pissaro and three wood-engravings by T. Sturge Moore. The Eragny Press was the private concern of Lucien Pissaro and his wife Esther, established with the assistance of Charles Shannon and Charles Ricketts of the Vale Press. Sturge Moore wrote on the books printed by Eragny: "If they are precious, honour them, be liberal for them. We must have fewer then; but those few shall be beautiful on the table, on the shelf, in the hand; while we muse on the meaning, the eye shall rest happily on the page where fair proportions have been sought and established between margin and text, between type and page." (Franklin 'The Private Presses' p. 98). Edition of 200 copies. Slim octavo, original decorated papered boards, spine ends show a little wear, bookplate, a very good copy.

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        Turner

      1902. First Edition . ARMSTRONG, Sir Walter. Turner. London: Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1902. Two volumes. Tall folio, contemporary full blue morocco gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $4500.Limited first edition, one of only 350 copies on Japanese paper, with 101 sepia and black-and-white photogravures of Turner's oil paintings and watercolors (two printed in color). Beautifully bound by Howell.“Already in the early 1800's it was recognized that Turner was introducing a new and revolutionary approach to landscape. Besides showing attention to luminosity and atmosphere his painting became increasingly Romantic in its dramatic subject-matter and sense of movement” (Chilvers, 504). Includes a complete catalog of Turner's oil paintings and watercolors. Out-of-series copy. Freitag 12638. Armorial bookplates.Expert repair to one headcap. A splendid production in near-fine condition.

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        VIEWS FROM LOS ANGELES AND VACINITY [sic] COMPLIMENTS OF MISS NINA I. LAWRY [manuscript title on interior of front board].

      [Los Angeles and other California locations. 1902]. - Forty-eight original photographic prints, measuring from 7 1/2 x 5 inches to 2 x 2 1/4 inches. Five of the photographs done by a commercial photography house, the rest non- professional. Contemporary oblong 12mo. photo album, three quarter red leather and cloth. Front inner joint open. A few leaves removed. One photograph neatly torn in half and mended. Neat internally, with the images clean and bright. Very good. A nice album of original photographs of California scenes, with most of the images coming from southern California, and several featuring the 1902 Tournament of Roses parade. Included among the original photographs are images of the San Gabriel Mission and several pictures of parks in Los Angeles, including West Lake Park (now MacArthur Park), East Lake Park (now Lincoln Park), Elysian Park, and Echo Park. Fourteen of the photographs show scenes of the 1902 Tournament of Roses parade, including images of horse- drawn floats, judges in motorized vehicles festooned with flowers, and a shot of the several members of the University of Michigan football team in a wagon. There is also a photograph of Santa Barbara, one of a parade of the 7th Regiment of California volunteers, another of the Golden Gate, and one of ostriches at a South Pasadena ostrich farm. One of the images depicts the woman who assembled the album and likely took the photographs, Nina Lawry.

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        VIEWS FROM LOS ANGELES AND VACINITY [sic] COMPLIMENTS OF MISS NINA I LAWRY [manuscript title on interior of front board]

      [Los Angeles and other California locations, 1902. Forty-eight original photographic prints, measuring from 7 1/2 x 5 inches to 2 x 2 1/4 inches. Five of the photographs done by a commercial photography house, the rest non- professional. Contemporary oblong 12mo. photo album, three quarter red leather and cloth. Front inner joint open. A few leaves removed. One photograph neatly torn in half and mended. Neat internally, with the images clean and bright. Very good. A nice album of original photographs of California scenes, with most of the images coming from southern California, and several featuring the 1902 Tournament of Roses parade. Included among the original photographs are images of the San Gabriel Mission and several pictures of parks in Los Angeles, including West Lake Park (now MacArthur Park), East Lake Park (now Lincoln Park), Elysian Park, and Echo Park. Fourteen of the photographs show scenes of the 1902 Tournament of Roses parade, including images of horse-drawn floats, judges in motorized vehicles festooned with flowers, and a shot of the several members of the University of Michigan football team in a wagon. There is also a photograph of Santa Barbara, one of a parade of the 7th Regiment of California volunteers, another of the Golden Gate, and one of ostriches at a South Pasadena ostrich farm. One of the images depicts the woman who assembled the album and likely took the photographs, Nina Lawry.

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        TOLD BY THE DEATH'S HEAD: A ROMANTIC TALE ... Translated by S. E. Boggs

      London: Grant Richards, n.d. [1902].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-4] 5-348 [349-352: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], four inserted plates with illustrations by Charles Hope Provost, original decorated gray cloth, front panel stamped in light green, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition in English, British issue. Title leaf is a cancel; appears to be made up from sheets of the 1902 Saalfield edition. A man condemned to death stays his execution by confessing to twenty-one crimes and relating the particulars of each in such a way as to be absolved of all but the very last charge, for which he is shot. The author invokes a pro-forma fantastic premise at the beginning by explaining that the stories were related to him by the hero's skull. Several feature supernatural and fantasy motifs. "With the Templars" has an extended description of a sacrilegious orgy in the cellar of a Templar monastery attended by infamous women of history. "Maimuna, and Danesh" has an Arabian-Nights-style dream sequence. "In Satan's Realm" describes the hero's adventures among satyrs and witches. Magic coins and rings are involved in an exchange of bodies made by the hero near the end of the book ("The Exchange of Bodies"). "Jokai seemed the emissary of an Oriental magician. He was the storyteller not of schemes but of dreams ..." - Remenyi, Hungarian Writers and Literature, p. 166. Bleiler (1948), p. 164. Reginald 07966. Owner's signature on front free endpaper. Endpapers just a bit tanned, a nearly fine copy. (#148013)

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