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        Le petit ami

      Mercure de France, 1903. - Mercure de France, Paris 1903, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Rara prima edizione in stampa durante il primo libro dell'autore, gli hanno sparato in Olanda 6 grandi giornali. Reloure la metà bradel percaline sabbia, liscio torna con un tipografica disegno oro, doppia data di fili d'oro e parte della coda del titolo dolore oliva parzialmente scoloriti e leggermente strofinato, piatti di carta in marmo, un angolo superiore smussato senza gravità, vincolante contemporaneo. Copia leggermente ritagliata. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare édition originale sur papier courant du premier livre de l'auteur, il n'a été tiré que 6 Hollande en grands papiers. Reloure à la bradel en demi percaline sable, dos lisse orné d'un motif typographique doré, double filet et date dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin olive partiellement décoloré et marginalement frottée, plats de papier marbré, un coin supérieur émoussé sans aucune gravité, reliure de l'époque. Exemplaire légèrement rogné.

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        Typed Letter Signed, in German, oblong 8vo, Geneva, Dec. 16, 1903

      - An extremely early letter to a Doctor. [Moses Gaster, chief rabbi of the Sephardic communities in England from 1887-1918] "I still haven't had word from you about the university courses, as you so kindly promised. But, the matter does not allow for delay, so I ask you to be kind enough to let me have it as soon as possible. The delegation of Russian A.C. members is going to Vienna next week. We must not expect peaceful results from these negotiations, though. In Vienna they already know about the Kharkov decisions and there is absolutely no inclination to make any concessions at all. Thus a struggle will follow, and in the very near future. We must proceed as quickly as possible in order not to be caught unaware again. At the request of the Russian A.C. members I sent Mr. B. Mossinson, a good public speaker, to London yesterday to launch the campaign there. He will allow himself the liberty of paying you a visit, dear doctor, and I ask you, for the sake of the cause, to support him. You may find it appropriate for him to take part inthe Johnston meeting on the 20th. In any case, he is completely at your disposal." In conclusion Weizmann thanks Gaster for a "Speedy reply regarding the university courses and the propaganda effort ." Signed, "Dr. Ch. Weizmann." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Manuscript Presentation Volume from the New York City Fire Department to Vaudeville Manager Percy G. Williams

      New York, 1903. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original full morocco, the recipient's name stamped in gilt on upper board; oblong 4to (about 8.5 by 12 inches); contains 6 leaves of calligraphy with watercolor and silver embellishments (carried out by Henry Nelmes of 415 Fulman Street, Brooklyn), each matted in heavy board, all edges gilt. Expertly re-backed; some of the boards tanned along the edges, but calligraphic leaves are bright and clean. The recipient, vaudeville manager Percy Williams (1857-1923), had put on an event for the department's Widows and Orphans Fund, in the wake of a series of fires.

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        Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant

      Hetzel, 1903. - Hetzel, Paris s.d. (1903), 19x28cm, Cartonnage de l'éditeur. - Edizione ornata con 172 illustrazioni in editor di piena Riou.Cartonnage rosso calico firmato Engel, torna liscia detto all'ancora, piatto editor di coda prima policroma firmato Souze secondo tipo Engel piatte "i" tagli come indicato dalla JAUZAC, squadrato , bordi dorati. Piccola rientranza su una delle sezioni piane inferiori e piccola macchia scolorita a margine della cartuccia del titolo, se non cartonnage molto fresco. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition ornée de 172 illustrations de Riou. Cartonnage de l'éditeur Hetzel "à la mappemonde" en pleine percaline rouge signé Engel, dos lisse dit à l'ancre, éditeur en queue, premier plat polychrome représentant un globe terrestre et des instruments de navigation dorés, second plat de type Engel "i" comme indiqué par Jauzac, coupes biseautées, tranches dorées. Gardes bleues un peu tachées et insolées comme habituellement. Dos très légèrement passé  

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        Il Regno

      Tipografia della Biblioteca di cultura liberale, 1903 - 05. Raccolta di 59 fascicoli dal numero 1o dell'anno I del 29 novembre 1903 al numero 22o dell'anno II del 16 dicembre 1905, circa 16 pp. ciascuno, che poi diventano 24 dal numero 11 dell'anno II. Mancano alla raccolta completa i numeri: 13, 23, 24, 25, 36, 41, 49, 50, 55 (anno I); 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (anno II), oltre ai numeri a seguire fino al dicembre del 1906. Rara raccolta di numeri di questa rivista fiorentina fondata da Enrico Corradini pubblicata dal 29 novembre 1903 al dicembre 1906. La rivista si fece portavoce delle istanze nazionaliste e colonialiste contro il socialismo e l'acculturazione popolare, strumentalizzando l'antica 'plebe' a mire 'imperiali' da perseguire con 'l'odio senza paura'. La rivista fece parte del gruppo fiorentino, sebbene con diverso orientamento, in cui figuravano 'Il Leonardo', 'Hermes', 'La Voce'. Al Regno collaborarono anche Papini e Prezzolini sin dal primo numero. Papini fu nominato in particolare redattore - capo. Vi scrissero, fra gli altri, Borgese, Taddei, Maffii, Pareto, Calderoni. Il 31 marzo 1905, il numero 11 segno' il cambio della veste grafica (una copertina in cartoncino spesso colorato con illustrazione in nero al piatto anteriore raffigurante una nave e la scritta 'Nel mare il certame dei regni') nonche' il cambio della direzione che passo' da Corradini ad Alderico Campodonico. Le uscite da settimanali divennero bisettimanali e la rivista si assesto' su posizioni irredentiste. Prima del cambiamento della copertina, i fascicoli avevano una brossura in carta semplice che si e' conservata in pochi numeri di questa collezione. Alcune di queste coperine presentano abrasioni e mancanze. Si segnalano, inoltre, il danno del numero 11 dell'anno I che presenta un foro centrale della grandezza di cm 2 x 5 ca. a tutte le carte con lesione del testo e strappo verticale alle carte del numero 20 dell'anno II. ITA

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        Rivista di diritto commerciale industriale e marittimo. Diretta da Cesare Vivante e Angelo Sraffa, poi Alberto Asquini e Giuseppe Ferri, poi Rosario Nicolo? e Salvatore Satta -

      Milano, Vallardi, 1903/1976, centocinquanta volumi in-8vo legature in mezza pergamena coeva con doppio tassello ai dorsi e titoli e fregi dorati. Raccolta di 74 annate complete, ciascuna suddivisa in due volumidue volumi di Indici generali relativi agli anni 1903/1932 e 1933/1952. Eccezionale ensemble in ottime condizioni.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        La montagne a travers les ages: role joué par elle: façon dont elle a été vue. 1: Des temps antiques à la fin du dix - huitième siècle. 2: La Montagne d'aujourd'hui.

      Librairie Dauphinoise, Grenoble. Librairie Savoyarde, Moutiers, 1903. 2 v. (XV 559 p. [7] c. di tav.; 494 p. [1] c. di tav.) 30 cm m.p. a cinque nervi con fregi e titoli oro. Famosa opera tirata in un'unica edizione di 2400 esemplari (1550) con 657 illustrazioni tra cui 2 antiporta figurati 4 tav. in seppia 1 in tinta verde 3 a colori in cromotipografia (tutte a doppia pag.). Perret II 2031: Imposante etude sur l'iconographie alpine cet ouvrage constitue une source de documentation exceptionnelle. Tres recherché. Esemplare con buon margine in una piacevole legatura del tempo in mezza pelle rossa con stelle alpine in oro al dorso. UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: 1903 - 1904. Buono ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. ...

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        Epilogues

      Mercure de France, 1903. - Mercure de France, Paris 1903, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. Associazione a bradel metà cartone cuneo pergamena modo, liscia colonna vertebrale piatti di carta marrone camera marocco pelle di serpente, guardie e contreplats carta nera, copertine e schienali conservati, testa dorata, firmato vincolante Gauché. autografo bello e prezioso firmato Remy de Gourmont a Charles Maurras: "... oratore ateniese ..." Un piccolo strappo restaurato nell'intestazione della pagina, che includono l'autografo. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi cartonnage à coins façon vélin, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin marron, plats de papier façon serpent, gardes et contreplats de papier noir, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Gauché. Précieux et bel envoi autographe signé de Rémy de Gourmont à Charles Maurras : "... orateur athénien..." Une petite déchirure restaurée en tête de la page où figure l'envoi autographe. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Erzgebirgische Dorfgeschichten. Karl May s Erstlingswerke. Autorisierte Ausgabe.

      Dresden, Belletristischer Verlag 1903 - . O-Leinen mit Deckelbild und floraler Ornamentik, Besitzerstempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Buchblock ein wenig schief gelesen, Kapitale und Buchecken mit leichten beschädigungen. 648 Seiten, 12 Vignetten. Erste Buchausgabe - Plaul 372.1. DB 118. Aus Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gerne weitere Abbildungen zu. 1001 grams [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation Made by Sea or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 Yeeres

      James MacLehose and Sons 1903-1905, Glasgow - Some flecking to cloth boards. Internally near fine, minimal foxing. Vellum in very good condition with slight discoloration, a few small spots to spine of Volume III. ; 12 volumes, complete. This set is number 68 of the limited edition of 100 copies on handmade paper, with the illustrations printed on Japanese paper. Illustrated with plates and maps, including folding. Quarter vellum and blue cloth boards. Gilt decoration to spines and front boards. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 225 x 140mm (8 3/4" x 5 2/3"). An excellent edition of Hakluyt's famous early collection of travellers' accounts. Principally in the English language, some content in Latin. "The text of this edition is an exact reprint of that of 1598-1600 with the following exceptions : - the letters i, j, u, and c are used according to modern custom [. . .]" - from the publisher' s note, page xiv (1903). Provenance: Contemporary bookseller's ticket of Frederick R. Jones, Torquay on front endpaper of first volume. Sir Charles Grove, with his unnamed ex-libris on front endpaper of each volume. ["Richard Hakluyt’s 'The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation' (second edition, 1598–1600) is the most important collection of English travel writing ever published. The territories it describes cover every area of European activity and aspiration in the period, from the New World to Muscovy, the Levant, Persia, the East Indies and Africa [. . . the work was instrumental in promoting English expansion through colonial and trade ventures around the globe." - The Hakluyt Edition Project, website, accessed August 2016] ; 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bourses de voyage

      Hetzel 1903 - - Hetzel, Paris s.d. [1903-1904], Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm), relié. - Première édition grand in-8 illustrée de 74 dessins de Léon Benett, de reproductions photographies et d'une carte des petites Antilles. Cartonnage d'éditeur "au globe doré". Plaque signée Blancheland, reliée par Souze. Dos au phare. Second plat de type Engel "i" selon Jauzac. Dos très légèrement passé, un infime petit manque sur la plaque polychrome et une tache sur le second plat, gardes bleues d'origine un peu éclaircies en marge comme habituellement, sinon bon exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] illustrated Edition. Illustrations L. Benett. Cardboard editor "golden globe". signed Blancheland plate, connected by Souze. Back to the lighthouse. Engel type flat second "i" according JAUZAC. Back evenly and slightly past. Caps and corners slightly rubbed. Guards and blue original contreplats some passés.Bon copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CEREMONIES AT THE INSTALLATION OF REV. DR. KAUFMANN KOHLER AS PRESIDENT OF THE HEBREW UNION COLLEGE, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1903, AT MOUND STREET TEMPLE, CINCINNATI, O.

      Cincinnati; Press Of May & Kriedler, 1903. Original Wraps. 8vo. 84 pages. 20 cm. First edition. With frontispiece portrait of Kaufmann Kohler. Addresses, speeches, and sermons to dedicate the appointment and installation of Dr. Kaufmann Kohler as President of Hebrew Union College in 1903. Includes addresses by Tobias Schanfarber, Bernhard Bettmann, Samuel Woolner, Emil G. Hirsch, Joseph Stolz, Gotthard Deutsch, Frederick Cohn, and Kaufmann Kohler. Inscribed by Rose Kohler ? daughter of Kaufmann and Johanna Kohler - on first endpage. Attractively bound and printed. Subjects: Kohler, Kaufmann, 1843-1926. OCLC lists 8 copies. Wraps bumped, slight tears to edges; some pages dogeared, with pencilled underlining; otherwise fresh. Good condition. (AMR-46-3)

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        MAIMONIDES BENEVOLENT SOCIETY; GOLDEN JUBILEE 1853-1903; JANUARY TWENTY-FIFTH, 1903, GRAND CENTRAL PALACE.

      1903. Later Wrappers. 8vo. 54 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Illustrated with ten plates depicting the leaders of the society and the cemetery of the Maimonides Benevolent Society; with an essay expounding upon the history of this society. This benevolent society, comprised of German-Jews in New York City, was founded as a lodge to obtain cemetery plots for its members; the name was changed from the Phillips Lodge to the Maimonides Benevolent Society in 1861; the lodge adopted a German and English language ritual for the first time in 1886. Many of the members were wealthy businessmen, and accordingly, the Golden Jubilee was reported in the New York Times that year. Subjects: Jewish Benevolent Society. One copy listed on OCLC (Hebrew Union College) . Institutional stamps on modern archival boards, first pages previously repaired. Probably lacks original covers, but content appears complete. Clean and fresh. Good condition. Very Scarce. (AMR-42-1)

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        The Manxman

      James Askew, 1903. Hardcover. Good. 1903. 439 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering. Pages are moderately yellowed with light cracking to hinges exposing netting causing boards to be a little limp. Light dog earing and tearing to a few pages within, noticeable thumb prints also included. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and soiling to boards. Spine is tanned with very light shelf wear.

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        RAZON Y FE, 91 ANNEES (1903-2007)

      1903. Razon y Fe. 1903-2007. In-8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 91 années. Revue mensuelle. 52 volumes reliés. 32 volumes à couverture rigide. Années 1920, et 1926 à 1938 manquantes. Quelques mois manquants. Quelques étiquettes, annotations (codes) et tampons de bibliothèque. Quelques dos (1res années) abîmés ou fanés et couvertures passées. Revista mensual redactada por Padres de la Compañia de Jesus. Revista Hispano-Americana de cultura. De 1903, Año 2°, Tomo V à n° 1310, diciembre 2007. Enero-Abril 1903: Lances de honor !, J. Alarcon. La civilizacion y las naciones latinas, L. Murillo. La teoria de Maxwell, Ondas hertzianas, J.A. Pérez del Pulgar. La Sabana santa de Turin (conclusion), B.F. Valladares. Los Espaénoles en el Concilio de Trento (conclusion), A. Astrain. Paraguay actual, P. Hernandez. La metafisica y el empirismo (conclusion), J. Espi. Autos anteriores a Lope de Vega, J.M. Aicardo. Viajes de herborizacion por Galicia, B. Merino. La Edad prehistorica en Orihuela, J. Furgus. La libertad del error y la Constitucion Española, A.M. de Arcos. Mexico actual, C. Heredia. Cronica cientifica, etc. Enero 1955, Tomo 151, n° 684: Guion, Nuestros pueblos. M. Brugarola, La reforma agraria en las zonas de influencia sovietica. I. Elizalde, Thomas Stearns Eliot o el triunfo del espiritu. R.M. de Hornedo, Evolucion iconografica de la Inmaculada en al arte español (II). P. Meseguer: Ahora, hispanidad de accion. E. Ilundain, II Congreso Interiberoamericano de Educacion. J.M. Granero, Instituciones y personas, Teologia laical. R. Ceñal, René Le Senne. N° 1.310, Diciembre 2007: Velo islamico: ¿ Prohibicion, tolerancia, mediacion ? Otorgar premios: una actividad controvertida. ¿ Es la religion un producto de la mente ?, Lluis Oviedo Torro. La 'Populorum progressio', cuarenta años despues, G.P. Salvini. Fundamentalismo religioso y politico en EE UU, D. Alonso-Lasheras. Tercera Asamblea Ecumenica Europea, Santiago Madrigal. ¿ Donde nacio Jesus ?, A. Alvarez Valdés...

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        Collection of novels in English translation.

      London: Vizetelly & Co; Chatto & Windus; William Heinemann; Hutchinson & Co, 1885–1903 - 29 volumes, octavo and crown octavo. Original pictorial cloth bindings. Illustrated edition of Eugène Rougon lacking one plate; small loss to front free endpaper of first edition in English of Abbé Mouret; front free endpaper of The Dram-Shop lacking. A few volumes with contemporary bookplates or ownership inscriptions, occasional spotting to contents. An excellent set. 15 illustrated editions. A pretty collection of novels in pictorial cloth, ten being first English editions. The first editions in English include The Soil (La Terre), which earned its publisher, Henry Vizetelly, three months behind bars and a damaged reputation. The Soil was branded as a work of "bestial obscenity" by the solicitor-general Sir Edward Clarke. However "just before his death [in January 1894 Vizetelly] had the satisfaction of reading that Sir Edward Clarke's successor as solicitor-general, Sir Charles Russell, had led the applause for Zola when he read a paper at a meeting of the Institute of Journalists in September 1893" (ODNB). The other nine first editions in English are: Abbé Mouret's Transgression; Doctor Pascal; The Dream; Money; Stories for Ninon; the Three Cities trilogy (Lourdes; Rome; Paris); Truth. The 29 volumes include three editions of Abbé Mouret's Transgression and of the Assommoir, two editions of His Excellency Eugène Rougon and of His Masterpiece? Below is a complete list: Stories for Ninon. London: William Heinemann, 1895. First edition in English. Originally published in France as Contes à Ninon in 1864. Abbé Mouret's Transgression. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1886. First edition in English. Originally published in France in 1875 as La Faute de l'Abbé Mouret. Abbé Mouret's Transgression. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1886. First edition in English, second issue binding. Abbé Mouret's Transgression. London: Chatto & Windus, 1900. Revised translation. His Excellency Eugène Rougon. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1887. Second Vizetelly edition, first published in English in 1880 and by Vizetelly in 1886. Originally published in France in 1876 as Son Excellence Eugène Rougon. His Excellency Eugène Rougon. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1887. Second Vizetelly edition, unillustrated issue. First published in English in 1880 and by Vizetelly in 1886. The "Assommoir." London: Vizetelly & Co, 1885. Second Vizetelly edition. First published in English in 1879 and by Vizetelly in 1884. Originally published in France in 1877. The "Assommoir." London: Vizetelly & Co, 1885. Second Vizetelly edition, crown octavo issue. The "Assommoir." London: Vizetelly & Co, 1888. Early Vizetelly edition. The Dram-Shop [The Assommoir.] Edited by E. Vizetelly. London: Chatto & Windus, 1897. A Love Episode. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1888. Early Vizetelly edition. First published in English in 1878 and by Vizetelly in 1886. Originally published in France in 1878 as Une Page d'amour. Nana. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1886. Second Vizetelly English. First published in English by Vizetelly in 1884 and in France in 1880. Piping Hot! London: Vizetelly & Co, 1888. Early edition. First published in English by Vizetelly in 1885. Originally published in France in 1882 as Pot-Bouille. Fat and Thin. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1888. Second edition in English. First published in English under the title La Belle Lisa or The Paris Market Girls in 1882. The Ladies' Paradise. London: Hutchinson & Co, 1895. Later edition. Originally published in English in 1883, the same year it was first published in France, as Au Bonheur des Dames. How Jolly Life Is! London: Vizetelly & Co, 1889. Early edition, first published in English by Vizetelly in 1886. Originally published in France in 1884 as La Joie de vivre. Germinal. London: Vizetelly & Co, 1886. First Vizetelly edition. First published in English the preceding year, the same year it was first published in France. His Masterpiece? London: Vizetelly & Co, 1888. Early Vizetelly edition. First published in English in 1886, the same year it was first published in Fr [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les amitiés françaises

      Félix Juven, 1903. - Félix Juven, Paris 1903, 16x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 20 copie numerate sul Giappone, edizione deluxe. Binding metà marocco marrone, torna con cinque nervi, piatti di carta marmorizzata, carta guardie e contreplats bordeaux, copertine conservati, testa dorata sui testimoni, firmato vincolante Goy P. & C. Vilaine. Molto bella copia di tutti i margini ben stabilita. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bordeaux, couvertures conservées, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Très bel exemplaire à toutes marges parfaitement établi.  

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        Principia Ethica.

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1903 - Half title + TP + Dedication page + [vii]-xxvii + [1]-232, Octavo. First Edition. Moore's scarce first book and the one that, at least in the English-speaking world is "taken to be the starting point of contemporary ethical theory" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy). From the library of George Herbert Palmer (1842-1933) with his bookplate on the inside front cover. Palmer was the senior member of the Harvard philosophy department during its "Golden Age" and a notable writer on ethics in his own right. His best known work, The Nature of Goodness, was also published in 1903. While Palmer tried to provide a positive definition of goodness, it is one of the fundamental tenets of Moore's Principia that goodness is indefinable. Original brown cloth with somewhat dulled, gilt lettering on the spine. Minor wear to spine ends and tips. Pages a bit browned but, overall, a very lovely copy with an important association. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Construction du Chemin de Fer Métropolitain Municipal de Paris. Viaduc de Passy.

      34 silver gelatin prints, each approx. 9 7/8" x 6 7/8", documenting the construction of the Viaduc de Passy, a dual-use steel bridge connecting the 15th and 16th arrondissements across the Seine at the ÃŽle des Cygnes, beginning with the removal of the Passerelle de Passy footbridge in July 1903, with views during two years of work creating and placing the abutments, piers, arches, and columns; the upper deck railway for the Métro Ligne 6; cast-iron sculptural groups by Gustave Michel; and the central ornamental portico on the ÃŽle des Cygnes with allegorical reliefs by Jules Coutan and Jean Antoine Injalbert, ultimately concluding with the bridge's official inauguration in July 1906, each mounted to heavy card, approx. 14" x 10 5/8", with printed captions identifying the location, date, and orientation of the photograph. Card stock toned at edges with minor bowing, a few prints lightly worn at edges, otherwise very good condition with fine tone and contrast. Prints loose as issued, housed in recent cloth case. Paris 1903-1906.

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        The Call of the Wild

      MacMillan Company, 1903. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. MacMillan Company, New York 1903. First Edition / First Printing. Published July 1903 stated on the copyright page. In the rare dust jacket. Top edge gold gilt. Illustrated cloth boards. Illustrated with all plates present. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, light shelf wear, light spots. Age toned title page, otherwise clean text. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, chipping at the spine, light spots. Split at the spine and front panel. In a new mylar cover. Housed in a custom clamshell case.

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        The Pit

      Doubleday, Page and Co New York 1903 - First Edition (in second issue [1904] dustjacket with reviews at front panel including William Dean Howells and Owen Wister). A novel of Chicago, the grain business, wheat speculation, brokers and romance. Very uncommon in dustjacket. Very Good, dozen mid pages with small nick out of top page edge, in Good edge chipped dustjacket, top spine end with an inch of loss. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. Full leather. Ten volumes. Octavo. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Introduction by Charles F. Richardson. Illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn, seventy-five original photogravures plates. The Book-Lovers Arnheim Edition is limited to five hundred set. Bound by the Publisher Putnam's in full navy blue morocco, single gilt rule-line to covers, spine in six compartment with gilt decoration, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, blue endpaper, gilt turn-ins. Fine.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Amiens, 23. VIII. 1903. - Small 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium. Includes autograph envelope. To Paula Milow in Teesdorf near Baden, Lower Austria. Verne assures her that his eyesight is not as poor as the newspapers say and that he is perfectly capable of reading her letter and her advice about an operation which he is confident he will not need: "Madame / Je veux tout d’abord vous rassurer en ce qui concerne l’état de ma vue. Elle n’est point si mauvaise que le disent les journaux, et je réponds sans peine à votre aimable lettre. Je vous remercie pour les renseignements que vous me donnez. Mais j’espère bien ne point en arriver à une opération et qu’il me restera assez de vue pour aller jusqu’à la fin de ma vie. Veuillez, Madame, agréer les respectueux révérences de votre reconnaissant serviteur Jules Verne".

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        Cinq Semaines en Ballon

      Hetzel, 1903. - Hetzel, Paris s.d. [1903 - 1904], Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm), relié. - Prima edizione illustrata. Illustrazioni L. Benett. Editor di cartone globo d'oro, o detto, nella mappa del mondo. Piatto firmato Blancheland collegati da Souze. Indietro al faro. Secondo piatto Engel tipo "h" secondo Jauzac. Torna uniforme e leggermente passato. Cappellini e angoli leggermente strofinato. Guardie e contreplats blu a casa un po 'passato. Buon esemplare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée. Illustrations de Riou et de Montaut. Cartonnage d'éditeur au globe doré, ou dit à la mappemonde. Plaque signée Blancheland, reliée par Engel. Dos au phare. Second plat de type Engel "h" selon Jauzac. Quelques traces de frottements sur le premier plat avec légère perte d'or. Dos uniformément et légèrement passé. Gardes et contreplats bleus d'origine un peu passés. Rousseurs éparses sinon bon exemplaire.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Zürich, 27. Oktober o. J. - 1/3 S. Kl.-4to. „,Vom Handwerk kann man sich zur Kunst erheben; vom Pfuschen nie.’ Goethe". – Darüber eine alt montierte Photographie (Lichtdruck) Rufs („Am Katzensee (Zürich)") mit e. Namenszug und Titel in der Adresse (in Bleistift). – Aus Freiburg i. B. nach Zürich übersiedelnd, übernahm Camill Ruf 1903 das Atelier von Rudolf Ganz in der Zürcher Bahnhofstraße. „In diesem Fotoatelier liessen sich Persönlichkeiten, die Reichen Zürichs, Wissenschaftler und Künstler porträtieren. Besonders bekannt sind ein Portrait von James Joyce sowie eine Portraitserie von Ferdinand Hodler und Valentine Godé" (www.fotostiftung.ch). – Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt und beidseitig mit einer kleinen Numerierung am oberen Blattrand.

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        Writings of Thomas Jefferson. 20 volume set

      Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association 1903 - Jefferson, Thomas. Writings of Thomas Jefferson. 20 volume set. Lipscomb (editor), Andrew A. Washington D. C.: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association, 1903. 8vo. Green cloth with white paper labels. Book condition: Very good. Mild shelf wear to extremities. Spines a bit faded, and occasional chipping to edges of labels. Deckle edges a bit flattened, likely from storage. Many untrimmed pages throughout the set. Illustrations with tissue guards. Occasional light pencil tick mark in margins of first volume. Contents otherwise near fine, clean and bright. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora and Sylva. A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland. Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Schrubs and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods, and Home Landscape. Three Volumes Complete.

      London:: W. Robinson,, 1903-05. . A Very Good plus sound set bound in blue cloth with gilt stamping to the spine and front cover. Top edge gilt with deckled fore-edges. The set contains a total of 66 chromolithographs with tissue guards as well as numerous black and white engravings. .

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London : George Allen , 1903 A fair copy of the 3rd issue of the 'Peacock Edition' of Pride and Prejudice with illustrations by Hugh Thomson. In the original green decorative cloth binding with spectacular gilt peacock design to front board and gilt designs to spine. Top page edges gilt. The binding is clean and sound, but the designs are slightly faded; there is a little pulling to the spine; slight scuff to back board and light wear to corners. The original endpapers are present. The fep has a very interesting inscription. This copy was bought in 1904 and at the time, the suffragettes were beginning to turn to direct action to raise awareness of women's right to vote. The inscription, dated Xmas 1904, begins 'To Elizabeth, with nothing of the New Woman about her ..' There is a little splitting of the endpapers at the joints with the book block, and the book is a little shaken, with the stitching visible at some points, but the binding is sound. Contents are generally clean and in good to very good condition. There is some spotting between pp 474-476, and some spotting to the final blank. Please enquire if you would like to see more images.

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        SOME MEDITATIONS OF MARCUS AURELIUS.

      May 1903.. Completed May 1903 (colophon), small format, approximately 115 x 95 mm, 4½ x 3¾ inches, 34 vellum pages including title page, calligraphed and ornamented with hand colouring, pages: (4) - title and 1 blank leaf, 1-33, plus 1 with colophon on verso, bound in plain vellum, 4 small slits to each cover and corresponding slits to endpapers, presumably for securing contents to covers, no label or lettering. Vellum very slightly discoloured, no inscriptions, minute flaw to 4 initials, where colour has flaked off, pages clean and bright. Large colour illuminated initial with narrow gilt border and 3 small gilt capitals to title page, 15 further similarly decorated large and 8 smaller initials, 10 small rectangular tailpieces in gilt and colours. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Steine von Venedig / in 3 Bänden = Band VIII, IX, X von John Ruskin Ausgewählte Werke in Vollständiger Übersetzung

      Leipzig, Eugen Diederichs, 1903 - 1396 S. Band 1: 1903, 497 Seiten, Band 2: 1904, 441 Seiten, Band 3: 1906, 458 Seiten / Einbände berieben (Ränder etw. abgerieben) u. bestaubt, Bindung gering gelockert, Seitenränder etw. bestaubt, Vorsätze gering beschrieben G10 *.* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2130 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SHIKI NO YOSOH OI: DRESS UP FASHION FOR EACH SEASON, A SEMBLANCE OF KIMONO PATTE

      [Kyoto 1903, Unsodo]. Stitched color pictorial stiff wrs.,. Japanese text, very good, minor cover scuffing edge wear,. contents bright, clean, 50+52 color woodblock printed pages,. 16.5 x 24 cm., 2 vol. set, vols. 1 & 2 complete. S C A R C E. STUNNING COLOR WOODBLOCKS OF KIMONO AND KIMONO PATTERNS A stunning set of Kimono design and pattern books. Each page shows a Kimono with stunning colors and amazing patterns. Superb reference and showy book ! * The last 20 pages are devoted to Kimono Mon [crests] and other designs found on Kimono's to identify family affiliations. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Die Fläche. 1. Folge, 5. Lieferung.

      Wien, Anton Schroll & Co., o.J. (1903). Entwürfe für decorative Malerei, Placate, Buch und Druckausstattung, Vorsatzpapier, Umschläge, Menü- und Geschäftskarten, Illustrationen, Tapeten, Schwarz-Weisskunst, Textiles, Druck- und Webereischablonen, Bleiverglasungen, Intarsia, Stickerei, Monogramme, Kleiderschmuck etc. etc. 31 x 20,4cm. 16 färbig illustrierte Seiten in Farblithographie ( = 4 Bögen à 4 Seiten, gefalzt und lose ineinandergelegt). - Mit folgenden Entwürfen: Plakat und Schablonenschnitt von Josef Bruckmüller; Plakat von Reinhold Klaus; Schrift von Ludwig Jungnickel; Vorsatzpapiere von Moritz Jung; Holzschnitt von Anton Kling; Vorsatzpapiere und Wandmalerei von Magda Mautner von Markhof; Plakat von Anton Kling; Plakat von Moritz Jung; Plakat von Hilde Exner; Geschäftskarten von Emma Schlangenhausen und Josef Bruckmüller; Plakat von Emma Schlangenhausen; Geschäftskarten von Josef Bruckmüller und Rudolf Kalvach; Bilderbuch von Hedwig Bartel; Vorsatzpapier von Josef Strejc; Aufnäharbeit von Reinhold Klaus. Sehr guter Zustand. Very good condition. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Jugendstil, Kunst, Zeitschrift, Wien um 1900, Wiener Werkstätte, Interieur, Architektur, Dekoration, Werbung, Druckgraphik, Graphik, Gebrauchsgraphik, Design, L.

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        History of North America: (1903, Ltd, #) 20 Vol Set

      Philadelphia: George Barrie & Sons, 1903. Ltd # 795 of 1,000c; 20 vols In the 11 original publishers shipping boxes. Paste on spine labels; teg others untrimed, illus; unopened; Three books still have printers glassine & wrapping paper covering books and have never been unwraped since 1903 (We have not unwraped those three). Condition of Glassine dw's = Good to new. Condition of Shipping Boxes = Poor to Good . (Weight 65 lbs. Extra Postage may be Required). Limited/Numbered. Hard Back Black Buckram . Fine to New/Glassine. 8vo 9 x 6.

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        [Original Photograph Album of Mrs. Dow's School for Girls in Briarcliff Manor, NY]

      Briarcliff Manor, NY, [ca. 1903-1906]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Oblong 4to. black cloth commercial album. Post binding. 58 black-and-white photographs, the majority measuring 6.75? x 4.75? approx., mounted recto and verso to 29 cloth-hinged card leaves. Five additional photographs loosely laid-in. Lower binding post perished. Mild wear to outer cloth. One print faded. Otherwise contents clean, well preserved. Very good. An early photo album of Mrs. Dow's School for Girls, a college preparatory boarding school in Briarcliff Manor, NY. Given quality and uniformity of images, likely one of a small number produced for students of one of the institution's first graduating classes, perhaps as a yearbook or memento of the theater club. Mary Elizabeth Dunning Dow, upon resigning her position as head of the prestigious Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT in 1903, and at the bequest of prominent Briarcliff businessman Walter M. Law, took with her the majority of that institution's students and teachers to begin this school. Interim classes were conducted in Law's famed resort complex Briarcliff Lodge until construction of a new campus was completed in 1905. Included here are three, circa-1906 interior views of the newly finished Dow Hall and several additional views of dorm room, gymnasium and other interiors at Farmington and Briarcliffe. The remaining images are largely of student body group shots and theater department productions. Each is sharp, clear, and well composed, with theater shots often exhibiting elaborate, sometimes unusual set and costume designs. The album lacks notation, though the ownership label of a Miss Mary Bigelow Schultz is mounted inside and the verso of a single loose photograph bears 11 manuscript names, identifying the students. One of those identified is a Leonore Brewer, who eventually became a prominent Chicago philanthropist. A privately printed memorial booklet in her honor (?Leonore Brewer Cudahy: A Memorial? [1933] - provided) briefly describes the transition from Farmington to Briarcliff: ?In time, Nora and her sister [Leonore] left home for a finishing school in Connecticut, which that year [1903] migrated to Briarcliff, New York? (16). The school would grow to include post-secondary curriculum and be renamed Briarcliff College, gaining accreditation as a four year school in 1957. It folded in 1977 and was absorbed by nearby Pace University, which continues to utilize the original Dow Hall today as a co-ed dormitory. While presumably a number of copies of this album may have been produced, OCLC notes no similar holdings.

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        Cartolina autografa inviata a Pisa al direttore d'orchestra Leopoldo Mugnone dal musicista Giacomo Puccini, datata 4 luglio 1903.

      Cartolina postale, indirizzata al M° Mugnone a Pisa. Al recto un lungo messaggio ad inchiostro leggermente sbiadito: "Caro Popetto, non vieni a vedermi prima di salparti? Anch'io vorrei andarmene. Attendo che il medico mi dia il permesso di assentarmi, vorrei montagnarmi, e penso al piano..." Prosegue segnalando la sua volontà di recarsi in vacanza ai Bagni di Lucca o all'Abetone, come suo solito, chiedendo, sempre in riferimento al pianoforte "potrei - potrebbero portarmi il Rönisch?" (strumento di fabbricazione tedesca). A firma "Giacomo". Al 'indirizzo di Mugnone, sempre stilato a mano da Puccini. Puccini conosceva il coetaneo Leopoldo Mugnone (Napoli, 1858 - 1941) sin dai suoi anni milanesi. Mugnone diresse molte opere pucciniane, soprattutto al Covent Garden di Londra, e fu lui a dirigere la prima assoluta di "Tosca" al Teatro Costanzi di Roma nel 1900. Riguardo ai suoi progetti vacanzieri, Puccini si recò poi effettivamente a Boscolungo, nei pressi dell'Abetone, nell'agosto di quell'anno. Codice libreria 128190.

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        The Essex House Song Book

      Essex House Press, London, 1903 - First Edition Essex House Press, London, 1903 No.94/200 A collection of some 200 representative songs of England, together with their music, from the Middle Ages to our own day. Edited by Janet E. Ashbee, 10 parts, Essex House Press, 1903-05, printed in black and red, music notation by Paul Woodroffe, wood-engraved illustrations and initials, untrimmed and unbound as issued andcontained in original green buckram portfolios, very light very occasional odd spots else an immaculate clean and fresh set, 4to,Provenance : Ex Libris (without ownership marks) Geoffrey Stewart Tomkinson (1881-1963), author of A Select Bibliography of the Principal Modern Presses Public and Private in Great Britain and Ireland (1928). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la langue universelle.

      - Paris, Hachette et Cie, 1903. In-8, demi-maroquin fauve, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fleurons ajourés dorés entre-nerfs, double filets dorés en bordure des plats, tête dorée, couvertures conservées (reliure de l'époque signée Asper, Genève), xxx, (1) f., 576 p. Edition originale de premier tirage, rare, de cet ouvrage monumental qui recense et étudie plus de soixante langues "universelles" que les auteurs répartissent en deux catégories principales: les "systèmes a posteriori", constitués de langues artificielles construites à partir de langues existantes (le volapük ou l'espéranto), et les "systèmes a priori", constitués de langues élaborées de toutes pièces. Leopold Leau était linguiste et mathématicien. Egalement mathématicien de renom, professeur de philosophie, éditeur de Leibnitz et logicien, Louis Couturat devint, à partir de 1907, l’un des participants majeurs du mouvement de création de l'Ido, version de l’espéranto considérée comme une amélioration significative. En complément à ses travaux théoriques, il avait convoqué en 1900 à Paris, un Congrès international de philosophie où fut créée la ‘Délégation pour l’adoption d’une langue auxiliaire internationale’, organisme qui exercera un rôle moteur pour le développement d’une langue internationale. Pacifiste, Couturat fut l’une des premières victimes de la Première Guerre mondiale: sa voiture fut en effet heurtée par un véhicule portant les ordres de mobilisation de l'armée française. (DSB, III, p. 456). Très bel exemplaire, non rogné, parfaitement relié par Hans Asper, l'un des meilleurs relieurs genevois de la période. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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