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        Bruges-la-Morte

      Swan Sonnenschein, London 1903 - First edition, first printing of the symbolist classic. Contents clean and unmarked, and complete with the three plates, no markings or inscriptions. Later issue blue cloth binding with motif on upper cover, a bit rubbed at edges, but overall a very good solid copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Broadford Books]
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        ADVENTURES OF GERARD (Fine, Square Copy of the First Edition)

      London: Newnes, 1903. Doyle, A(rthur) Conan. ADVENTURES OF GERARD. London: Newnes, [1903]. Illustrations by W. B. Wollen. FIRST EDITION. A Fine, square copy with only the most minimal wear, really as nice as it gets. In original publisher's cloth decorated in gilt. Small blind-stamp of W. H. Smith & Son, London on front free endpaper. Doyle had bigger and better heroes, of course, but none so comical and hilariously portrayed as is vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and all his deeds are efforts to prove it. As with the Sherlock Holmes stories, Brigadier Gerard first appeared in the Strand Magazine in stories published between 1900-1903. THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES was produced just one year before in a similar size and format. Surprisingly scarce in collector's condition and a worthy addition to a Conan Doyle collection.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Illus. by W. B. Wollen.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        An Ivory Trader in North Kenia

      London: Longmans Green, 1903. First. 1/4 Leather. VG+ to near Fine. The record of an expedition through Kikuyu to Galla-Land in East Equatorial Africa with an account of the Rendili and Burkeneji Tribes. 368 pp, 23 illustrations from photographs and a folding map in the rear. One of the most exciting elephant hunting books ever written. The author hunted for months in the northern frontier districts of Kenya but because the poachers preceded him, the elephants had departed. Notwithstanding this book is condiered to have some of the best descriptions of what it is really like to hunt for elephants on foot in Eastern Equatorial Africa. Hunting was mainly along the Gyaso Nyiro and the party did bag buffalo and rhinoceros. The tried to reach the Lorian Swamp. One member of the party, other than the author, did bag an elephant after an exciting hunt. A really lovely, vg+ to near fine, above average condition of this very scarce-to-rare, sought after and excellent book. Recased in original blue gilt cloth with a finely bound leather spine, raised spine bands and gilt rules in bands, new endpapers. Retains original front/rear cover.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Die Malereien der Katacomben Roms (The Paintings in the Catacombs of Rome) 2 Vol. set (Complete)

      Freiburg im Breisgau: Herdersche Verlagshandlung, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. Folio. XIX, [1], 596 (Text volume), 1 leaf (Title), 267 leaves (Plates). Original 3/4 brown cloth over golden cloth covered boards, with black lettering to spines and front covers. Exhaustive and authoritative study of the early Christian frescoes of Rome's catacombs with a complete set of striking photographic reproductions. This monumental work is divided into two volumes, of which the first contains the text illustrated by 54 in-text figs; the second is made up entirely of plates to the number of 267 (more than one-third being published for the first time), of which 132 are in color. The subject is divided into two categories, and the text is therefore arranged in two parts. The first part gives us the necessary details and information in regard to the paintings; the second treats of the content of the pictures. In the second volume, the author has placed the plates in a chronological order, thus helping to understand more clearly the gradual development of early Christian art. The splendid 132 chromolitographic plates have been realized by Danesi, Rome.Some rubbing along edges of binding. Front joint of second volume (Plates) reinforced by a yellow binder's tape. Ex-Library copy, with sticker at tail of spines, bookplate on inside of each front board, and pocket on inside of back covers. Upper margin of plate 82 partly stuck to the verso of plate 81. Minor foxing to very first and very last leaves of text volume. Text in German. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition.

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        D'MARS' AFFINITY: ROMANCE OF LOVE'S FINAL TEST IN TIME AND TIDE .

      New York: J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, [1903] - Octavo, [1-6] [1-5] 6-342 [343-346: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], six inserted plates with illustrations by A. D. Condo, original medium blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold and black, olive-green floral patterned endpapers. First edition. "A romance coupling the then fashionable American novel of high finance and monopolistic practices with a story of spirit travels to the past, future and other planets undertaken by the hero, Ozam D'Mars. Includes a description of the destruction of a highly advanced civilization on earth 45,000 years ago, the witnessing of which enables D'Mars to locate vast quantities of treasure. The sequence dealing with the civilizations on Venus and Mercury, with passing mention of Mars and the sun, occupy 3-4 chapters towards the end." - Locke, Voyages in Space 39. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 37. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 128. Bleiler (1978), p. 26. Reginald 01558. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 B-683. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, small scuff to spine panel, a very good copy. An uncommon book. (#147754) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        RANCHING WITH LORDS AND COMMONS; OR TWENTY YEARS ON THE RANGE. BEING A RECORD OF ACTUAL FACTS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CATTLE INDUSTRY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES OF CANADA; AND COMPRISING THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE FORMATION AND CAREER OF A GREAT CATTLE COMPANY.

      William Briggs, [1903]. - First edition. 8vo. Inked presentation inscription to Canadian Pacific Railway magnate Sir William "Billy" Van Horne "To Sir B. Van Horne with the compliments of the author. John R. Craig, Montreal, November 19th 1903." Pictorial cloth, vii [blank], 293 pp., preface, illustrated, plates, portraits, frontispiece. Six Score 25 says, "Craig was an American who became manager of the Oxley Ranch in the province of Alberta during the 1880s. The book recounts a classic example of absentee ownership [by the British lords and commons referred to in the title] and the subsequent mismanagement brought about by conflicts between Craig and the owners. This book and that by L.V. Kelly are the best two books on Canadian ranching. Craig was bitter about his experience and his narrative is one-sided. For the owner's side, see A. Staveley Hill's FROM HOME TO HOME." From the library of William "Billy" Van Horne, former President of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Van Horne was active in southern Alberta, completing the transcontinental railway and overseeing the construction of the Chateau Lake Louise in Alberta. Van Horne spent his later years in Montreal (where this book was inscribed), serving as a governor of McGill University from 1895 until his death. A wonderful association copy, inscribed to Van Horne in the year of publication, of an already scarce and important book on Canadian ranching. Top edges and fore-margins of most pages have a light, old water stain, cloth lightly rubbed, repair to cloth along the foot of spine, black & white coloring on the front cover is bright, as is spine panel, else an overall very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        TWELVE STORIES AND A DREAM.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited / New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-377 [378: blank] [379-384: ads] + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "20.9.03" at base of page [16] inserted at rear, original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Wells on the half title page: "S. P. Bowkett / with profound respect / H. G. Wells." Sidney Bowkett was a close personal friend of the author and provided Wells with the model for Chitterlow in KIPPS. See Mackenzie, The Life of H. G. Wells, revised ed, 1987, pp. 27-8. A collection of thirteen science fiction and fantasy stories including "Filmer," one of Wells's finest stories, "The Valley of the Spiders," "The Inexperienced Ghost," "The New Accelerator," The Stolen Body," and "A Dream of Armageddon." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1680. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2336. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 29. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1967-72. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-248. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15097. Currey, p. 526. Hammond C5. Wells 23. Wells Society 23. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, some rubbing to cloth along outer joints, some mild tanning to endpapers, closed split along inner front hinge professionally repaired, a very good, externally bright and attractive copy. A fine association copy. (#130682) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Die Kaiserliche Marine während der Wirren in China 1900 - 1901. Hrsg. v. Admiralstabe der Marine. Mit 8 Abb. a. Taf. u. 20 gefalt. Plänen u. Skizzen in Steindruck.,

      Berlin, Mittler Verlag, 1903 - IV, 271 Seinten. Originaler Leineneinband mit vergold. Titel auf V-Deckel u. Rüchen. Innenfalz leicht locker, zwei Skizzen etwas angerändert, ansonsten gutes u. seltenes Ausgabe. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Autograph postcard signed ("J. Stark").

      Göttingen, 9. IX. 1903. - 8vo. ½ p. To the Austrian physicist Stefan Meyer from the Institute for Radium Research concerning an essay which he had sent him.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Solingen im Jahre 1903/.4.'.

      - getönte Photolithographie b. Buschhaus & Schönenberg in Solingen, dat. 1904, 38,5 x 64 Sammelblatt mit 4 Ansichten. - In der oberen Hälfte Gesamtansicht von Solingen; darunter Segbach-Talsperre, Schloß Burg a.d.Wupper, Müngsten u. Morsbachtal sowie die Kaiser Wilhem-Brücke. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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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. Paperback. 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) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Denkwürdigkeiten eines Nervenkranken nebst Nachträgen und Anhang: unter welchen Voraussetzungen darf eine für geisteskrank erachtete Person gegen ihren Willen in einer Heilanstalt festgehalten werden,

      Leipzig Mutze, 1903 - extrem selten! Geschrieben in Schrebers Zeit als Patient der Heilanstalt Sonnenstein bei Pirna, veröffentlicht auf eigene Kosten bei einem sonst auf Occulta spezialisierten Verlag. Angeblich soll die Familie gleich die Auflage aufgekauft haben, um sie aus dem Verkehr zu ziehen. Schreber (1842-1911) war Senatspräsident beim Königlichen Oberlandesgericht Dresden und Sohn von Daniel Gottlob Moritz Schreber, dem Autor der weitverbreiteten "Ärztlichen Zimmergymnastik" und (Mit-) "Erfinder" der Schrebergärten. Dieses Buch gehört zu den wenigen Autobiographien eines wahnkranken Menschen (Schreber war bis zu seinem Tode u.a. in der Anstalt Dösen bei Leipzig untergebracht). Es veranlaßte Sigmund Freud zu seiner eigenen Veröffentlichung zum Problem der Paranoia (Psychoanalytische Bemerkungen über einen autobiographisch beschriebenen Fall von Paranoia; 1911). Elias Canetti hat ihm zwei Kapitel in "Masse und Macht" gewidmet. In jüngster Zeit ist viel zu der Frage publiziert worden, ob der Sohn wegen der Erziehungsmethoden des Vaters wahnkrank geworden sei (Schatzman, Die Angst vor dem Vater 1974; Israels, Schreber, Vater und Sohn 1989; Niederland, The Schreber Case 1974). NORMAN F157. - aus dem Vorbesitz von Jürg Zutt mit dessen eigenhändigem Namensvermerk "Dr. Jürg Zutt Berlin 1920", also aus der Zeit, als er nach frisch erfolgter Promotion als Volontärassistent bei Karl Bonhoeffer arbeitete! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 748 21 x 14cm, mod. Halbleder, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, alter Namenszug auf Vortitel; 1 Bl., XV, 516 S., 2 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dr. Karl Böker]
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        Sanguines.

      - Paris, Bibliothèque Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle, 1903; in-12, 259 pp. + 2 ff.n.ch. + 8 ff.n.ch. de catalogue, demi-chagrin brun à coins de l'époque, dos orné à nerfs (dos très légèrement gauchi, petites brunissures au cuir). Édition en grande partie originale, sur papier d'édition (il y a eu 80 grands papiers). Avec un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur aux écrivains Paul et Victor Margueritte. Deux des dix contes qui composent ce recueil avaient paru précédemment chez Borel : "L'Homme de pourpre" et "Une Volupté nouvelle", célèbre éloge de la cigarette. L'ouvrage est dédié au frère de Pierre, Georges, à qui il écrivait : "J'ai réuni là-dedans des spécimens de tout mon répertoire, antique ou moderne, lyrique ou tragique ou même auteur gai, n'importe quel titre serait donc mauvais". Bon exemplaire, rare avec envoi. 1903 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Amateur]
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        Illustration on Cloth of a Woman Hunting with a Shotgun and Dogs

      [No place: no publisher]. 1903. Large vintage illustration on cloth, possibly silk, of a woman in trousers, gaiters, and a western style hat, holding a shotgun at the ready, with a game bag slung across her shoulder. Approximately 20" x 22". Upper left corner has what might be some modest discoloration, or might be part of the design of the outline of the clouds in the background, else near fine. Copyright date of 1903 in lower left corner. We have been unable to track this image and are unsure to what use it was put, either as a decorative wall-hanging or as an advertisement, possibly for a gun or ammunition manufacturer. A highly unusual and a relatively early image of a lone woman with a gun in a recreational context. Currently housed in a cheap and not particularly well-fitting frame as we received it, we would recommend shipping it without the frame. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Blühendes Wiesenkraut.

      - Feder in Schwarz, aquarelliert, auf grau-braunem Papier, rechts unten signiert und datiert „E. Pelikan Mittelberg 1903 August", links unten bezeichnet „2700 Met(er)". 18,5:25 cm. Der untere Rand unregelmäßig geschnitten.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        THE CROSSBOW. Mediaeval and Modern. Military and Sporting. Its Construction, History and Management. With a Treatise on the Balista and Catapults of the Ancients First Edition 1903

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.. Very Good+. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Black cloth binding with gold gilt lettering on spine and embossed figure with crossbow on horse in gold gilt on front cover. Two small pieces of rear cover missing, one on top and one on bottom. Bottom piece is 1/8" tall x 1" long and top piece is half that size. Except for these two blemish's would be a fine copy. Hinges are tight. 328 pages. 220 excellent illustrations. Many of them full page diagrams. RARE First Edition of this classic work. One of many scarce, rare and collectible Archery titles in a collection we received. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        The Woodlanders.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited; The Macmillan Company, New York,, 1903. With a map of Wessex. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt roundel on front cover. Map, publisher's adverts. Rubbed, shaken, front inner hinge cracked but holding, pastedowns spotted but text clean. Presentation copy, inscribed by Hardy on the blank preceding the half-title, "From the Author, to Miss Hetty Rogers, in return for a picture kindly sent. Aug. 1903." The picture to which Hardy refers is a watercolour entitled "Egdon Heath", now in the collection of the Dorset County Museum, which was sent to Hardy by a Miss Hetty Rogers of Hampstead. Egdon Heath is a key fictional location in Thomas Hardy's Wessex, the setting for The Return of the Native, and also featuring in The Mayor of Casterbridge and the short story "The Withered Arm". The Ginnung-Gap plays a very similar role in The Woodlanders. This is the 1903 reprint of the new edition, forming vol. VII of The Wessex Novels, the first edition having been published in three volumes in 1887.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        I piaceri della tavola. Contributo alla storia della cucina e della mensa.

      Torino: Fratelli Bocca, 1903. - In-8 (8) 428 II c. (di tavole fuori testo). 33 illustrazioni nel testo. Elegante legatura in mezza pelle con piattitelati, brossura originale mantenuta all'interno. 20mo secolo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Emiliana ]
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        Prof. Dr. Thomé's Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich und der Schweiz. 5 Bände.

      Gera Reuss j L Friedrich von Zezschwitz Verlag "Flora von Deutschland" -1904 1903 - Einbände berieben und beschabt sowie von unterschiedlicher Färbung; Rückenvergoldung bei Band 1 und 3 etwas verblaßt; Band 1 und 5 mit Bibl.-Etikett; Innengelenke teils angebrochen; dadurch einige Bände etwas gelockert; Namens-Stempel am Titelblatt; Buchblock von Band 2 vor S.17 und vor S. 177 bzw. 225 angebrochen; Band 5 vor S. 19 angebrochen sowie gegen Ende eine Lage lose; Klammern teils rostig; ansonsten sauberes, fleckenfreies Exemplar. - Band V: Kryptogamen-Flora (Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze) bearbeitet von W.Migula. Bans I. Moose.

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        THE GARDENERS' CHRONICLE. A weekly illustrated Journal of Horticulture and allied Subjects. 101 Jahrgänge, von 33 (1903) bis 139 (1956). Bis auf die Jahrgänge 1915-1918, 1921 und 1922 vollständig. Insgesamt 79 Einzelbände. // Collection of 101 Volumes, without the Volumes of the Jears 1915-1918, 1921 and 1922. 79 Books in total.,

      London : Gardeners Chronicle, 1903-1956. - 101 Volumes, insgesamt ca. 45.000 S., illustriert. 101 Volumes!!! 33 Jahrgänge!!!! Komplexe Sammlung des britischen Gartenbau-Journals. Umfasst 101 Jahrgänge: 33 thrid Series (1903) bis 139 third Series (1956). Es handelt sich um einen zusammenhängenden Bibliotheksbestand mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückensignaturen und Stempel). Fünf Jahrgänge fehlen. Bis zum Jahrgang 1940 verteilt sich jeder Jahrgang auf zwei Bände, ab da ein Jahrgang pro Band. Die Einbände sind berieben oder weisen Kratzer auf. Die Etiketten auf den Büchrücken lösen sich teils ab. Innen sind die Bücher häufig stockfleckig. Die Bindungen sind noch fest. In wenigen Fällen weitere Mängel, wie gelockerte oder gewellte Seiten. Insgesamt befindet sich die Sammlung noch in einem guten Zustand. Auf Anfrage senden wir Ihnen gern eine PDF-Datei mit weiteren Bildern. // Collection of 101 Volumes of the Journal. From Library-Stock, with stamps and signatures. Covers in good condition, but with signs of age and use, like small scratches and shelf-wear. Pages partly foxed. Still in good condition. We can send a PDF-File with more Photos on Demand. zqx Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 200000

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        SHIKI NO YOSOH OI: DRESS UP FASHION FOR EACH SEASON, A SEMBLANCE OF KIMONO PATTERNS.

      STUNNING COLOR WOODBLOCKS OF KIMONO AND KIMONO PATTERNS [Kyoto 1903, - Unsodo]. Stitched color pictoria l 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 Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Les semeurs de glace.

      Paris, Combet, Ancienne Librairie Furne, ?Collection des voyages excentriques?, s. d. (1903), - in-4to, 438 p., illustré de 95 gravures dans le texte, de 12 grandes compositions hors texte gravées sur bois et de 8 compositions tirées en couleurs, d?après les dessins de Louis Bombled, belle reliure d?éditeur polychrome en percaline rouge, plat sup. (légèrement passé) signé ?J. Fau.? entièrement illustré et orné en or (paysage tropical glacé), dos avec titre en or et ill. d?un personnage légèrement usé (coiffes et charnières restaurées), dos un peu terni, tranches dorées. Bel exemplaire. 10ème vol. de la ?Collection des voyages excentriques? Entre 1894 et 1914, Paul d?Ivoi publia les 21 volumes qui forment la série des Voyages excentriques, qui exploitent le filon des Voyages extraordinaires de Jules Verne. En 1894, le premier volume de la série, ?Les Cinq sous de Lavarède?, écrit en collaboration avec Léon Chabrillat, lui valut la célébrité.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Works [Joseph Andrews; Tom Jones; Jonathan Wild; Amelia; Miscellanies] 12 volumes complete.

      London; Gay and Bird; 1903 - Twelve volumes complete, 8vo, contemporary binding by Hatchards of Piccadilly, London, in half red morocco over red cloth covered boards, the sides and corners with gilt double fillet, the spines with gilt pin-head decorated raised bands, lettered direct in two compartments, the compartments panelled with gilt double fillet, top edge gilt. Armorial bookplates of Colin Keppel on front pastedowns. A handsomely produced edition on heavy paper by the University Press, Cambridge, U.S.A.; printed tissue-guarded frontispieces to all volumes. Some very slight rubbing of extremities with loss of a few gilt pin-heads to raised bands; one compartment a little stained; remains a handsome, sound library set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Principia Ethica. THE ORIGINAL EDITION

      University Press, Cambridge 1903 Roy. 8vo. First Edition neat signature on front free endpaper some light offsetting to free endpapers; original brown cloth gilt back uncut covers lightly age - marked and rubbed at edges else a very good bright clean copy. The author's principal work and a landmark in English philosophy. The leading proponent of ethical realism Moore led the attack on the established idealism of nineteenth - century thought in which cause he was joined later by Russell and others. SCARCE

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        The Tailor of Gloucester.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. FIRST EDITION, beautifully illustrated with 27 colour plates. Bound in publisher's paper-covered boards, illustration laid-down to upper, finely respined and cornered in recent navy morocco. Five raised bands, gilt titles and tooling to spine, title and author's name in silver to front board. Pictorial endpapers. A very good copy of a children's classic.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Wie man in Berlin zur Zeit der Königin Luise kochte: Ein gastronomischer Beitrag nach den im Jahre 1795 niedergeschriebenen Aufzeichnungen von F. C. Fontane, geb. Werner.,

      Berlin: F. Fontane u. Co., 1903,. - XIX, 231 S., 19 cm, Orig. Verlagseinband, Schwarz- und goldgepr. Leinwand, umlaufender Farbschnitt, gemusterte Vorsätze, Lesebändchen, XIX und 231 Seiten, ges. 403 Rezepte und Haushaltstipps. Einbandecken teils etwas bestoßen, Deckeltitel und Ornamente leicht berieben, ca. 5 mm kleines Wachsfleckchen auf dem Vorderdeckel, Vorsätze im Falz teils eingerissen, sonst und gesamt gutes, auch textsauberes Exemplar der Originalausgabe Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 520 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: buecheria, Einzelunternehmen]
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        THE WORKS OF WILLIAM THACKERAY 24 Volumes

      Caxton Publishing Co., c. 1903.. 24 volumes. 8vo. Rebound in uniform gilt tooled quarter calf on marbled paper-laid boards, gilt tooled raised ribbed spines with red labels and plain endpapers (a Fine set). Pp. variously paginated, illus throughout with coloured, half tone and b&w plates and in text (some faint spotting on some title pages; no inscriptions). Charles J. Yellowplush, The Irish Sketchbook; Catherine a Story, Cox's Diary, The Paris Sketchbook; Barry Lyndon, Men's Wives; The Book of Snobs, The Fitz-Boodle Papers, Paris Sketchbook Continued; Vanity Fair (2 vols); Pendennis (2 vols); Henry Esmond; The Newcomes (2 vols); The Rose and the Ring, Ballads, Irish Sketchbook Continued; The Virginians (2 vols); The Adventures of Philip (2 vols); Roundabout Papers, Second Funeral of Napoleon, Bedford-Row Conspiracy, The English Humourists Continued; Sketches and Travels in London, The Fatal Boots, Little Travels and Roadside Sketches; Lovel the Widower, The Four Georges, The English Humourists; Christmas Books; Contributions to Punch; From Cornhill to Cairo, The Great Hoggarty Diamond, A Little Dinner at Timmins's; Burlesques; Tales and Sketches Etc, Lecture Charity and Humour, Critical Reviews. .

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        (Bibliografia) CATALOGUE of early - printed, and other interesting books, manuscripts and fine bindings

      (Bibliografia) CATALOGUE of early - printed, and other interesting books, manuscripts and fine bindings. Offered of sale by J.& J. Leighton... London, 1903. Grosso volume in - 8°, m. pelle orig. (4), 1738 pp. Accurata descrizione di 1609 opere rare profusamente illustrata con innumerevoli facsimili n.t. Raro catalogo bibliografico. E' possibile effettuare uno sconto. Uff. Mob. 3

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        THOROUGHBRED AND OTHER PONIES With remarks on the Height of Racehorses since 1700 Being a Revised Edition of Ponies: Past and Present

      Vinton & Co. Ltd. 1903. . 2nd Ed. [x] + 156pp. + [iv] publ. adverts. 10 ills. Upper hinge cracked between frontis. and t.p., contemporary inscription, tissue guard to frontis sl. torn, lightly soiled original gilt lettered cloth with gilt illus. to upper board, extremities sl. rubbed, a.e.g. US$495

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        Claudine s'en va EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1903. Fine. Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1903, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland paper, only large papiers.binding black half morocco, spine with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets and illustrated by Pascau spine preserved, gilt-witnesses, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Bel copy pleasantly well established comprehensive coverages, illustrated by color Pascau head. --- 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, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures illustrées par Pascau et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi bien complet de ses couvertures en couleurs illustrées par Pascau.

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        THE HIGH HISTORY OF THE HOLY GRAAL

      London: J. M. Dent & Co, 1903. First edition. Quite sound, the text and plates fine, the covers have moderate soil and a little wrinkling with faint glass ring stain to rear, endpapers foxed, yet still a decent copy of this elusive King title. First edition. xvii, 379p. Illustrated by Jessie M. King with 24 plates, including title. Plates in black and white, most with red decorative frames, head- and tail-pieces. In original light blue cloth, the spine and upper cover decorated in black and gilt, the cover featuring yet another full size illustration in King's distinctive style, t.e.g.

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        The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Library Edition, complete in 20 volumes -- in deluxe 3/4 leather binding

      Washington DC: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association. 1903. Library Edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Complete set in 20 volumes. 1903. Library Edition. Hardcover 8vos. Deluxe bindings, uniformly bound in 3/4 cherry red leather with gilt titles and embellishments, teg. Decorative color title page, tissue-covered frontis and numerous other plates in each volume. The exteriors are free of any marks, although there is some light wear and shallow loss to the spine ends. Occasional rubbing to the hinges and edges. Tight, secure bindings. Interiors with minor ex-library markings, all volumes with tipped-in bookplate to the front pastedown; small ink stamp to the rear blank; one other small ink stamp to the margin of the first page of text. No other signs of library or private ownership. Contents bright, clean and unmarked. Volume 20 with many facsimile pages from Jefferson's journal. A fresh, well-preserved set that will look great on a bookshelf but is also ready to be read and handled. 20 volumes. Due to the size of this set extra postage may be required for Priority or International orders. Digital images available upon request.

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        The Big Game Fishes of the United States

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903 First edition (so stated). Thick octavo. 6 page preface by Holder. 7 color plates including frontispiece by Charles F. Mielatz; 34 b/w halftone illustrations. Full gilt stamped contemporary dark green morocco by Stikeman, t.e.g., others uncut, the spine with gilt stamped horse head, fish and sporting dog devices. Fine. Heraldic bookplate of M.C.D. Borden on the front pastedown. 435 pages. Number 20 of 100 copies on large paper. The American Sportsman Library. Printed by the Norwood Press, Norwood, Massachusetts. Includes chapters on: White sea-bass; Gray snapper; Leaping tuna; Barracuda of Florida; California barracuda; Black sea-bass; Hogfish; Yellowtail; Bluefish; Albacore; Groupers; Tarpon and others.

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        English Literature An Illustrated Record

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903., 1903. 4 volumes bound in 8. Octavo. Contemporary half red morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines, marbled boards with gilt rule and marbled end papers, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Abundantly illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographic plates. Bookplate to paste downs. Binding a little rubbed and slightly dusty. A very good, strong set.

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        ODE ON THE INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY FROM RECOLLECTIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

      Chipping Campden: Essex House Press, 1903. No. 108 OF 150 COPIES n. Hardcover. mm (). 12, [2] pp. No. 108 OF 150 COPIES. Original stiff vellum with embossed rose on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Hand-colored frontispiece by Walter Crane, hand-colored printer's device in colophon, and illuminated initials by "Miss Power." Ransom, p. 267. A touch of soiling to head edge of covers, boards tending to splay slightly, pastedowns lifting up at corners, otherwise fine, especially clean, fresh, and smooth internally. The ninth in a series of 14 "Great Poems in the English Language," this is a pleasing luxury edition of the poem considered to be Wordsworth's greatest short work. In the words of the "Oxford Companion," it is the poet's "most profound and memorable exploration of . . . the intensity of childhood experience," and it "ends with a moving affirmation of the poet's faith in the powers of the philosophic mind and the human heart." As an addition to the several crafts practiced at his Guild of Handicrafts located at Essex House in London's Mile End Road, C. R. Ashbee founded the Essex House Press in 1898 by purchasing the presses and other production equipment (though not the type) formerly owned by the Kelmscott Press, which had shut down at the death of William Morris. Ashbee printed books for 12 years, with vellum, ink, and paper identical to that used by Kelmscott, in an effort to carry on the tradition Morris had established. But the Essex House Press, because it was conceived of and continued as part of a larger enterprise involving various artisans at work in a group of workshops, always had its own special identity, a fact which Cave reflects when he calls it the "Arts and Crafts press 'par excellence.'"

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        THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS AND THE APOCRYPHA

      London: The Grolier Society, 1903. Limited to 10 copies Extra-Illustrated and Expanded from 10 to 20 Volumes - This Copy No. 2. Spines evenly faded to brown, edges of green doublures lightly faded, all else quite fine. Limited to 10 copies Extra-Illustrated and Expanded from 10 to 20 Volumes - This Copy No. 2. 20 volumes. Illustrated with 113 plates, 71 of which are in 3 states. Extra-Illustrated with 366 engraved plates from the eighteenth- and ninenteenth-centuries, of which 63 are folding or double-page and 4 are folding maps. The volumes are uniformly bound in purple crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and a series of vertical rules terminating in a geometric design at the foot and with dots on the bands, the covers with frames formed of 5 rules with circular and geometric corners, the doblures are of green crushed morocco with elaborate designs of grapes and vines with red onlaid flowers and featuring a central cross in tan leather with red onlays at its intersections and termini, flyleaves of silver watered silk. All quite impressive.

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        Coll and Tiree their prehistoric forts, and ecclesiastical antiquities, with notices of ancient remains in the Treshnish Isles.

      Privately Printed by T. and A. Constable, Edinburgh. 1903 - 4to. Pp xxvi, 206. 77 illustrations and 2 maps. Publisher's quarter morocco, gilt. Teg. Spine slightly faded. A fresh copy. No. 299/300 copies printed. From the library of Tarradale House with its bookplate to front paste-down endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Coll and Tiree Their Prehistorical Forts and Ecclesiastical Antiquities with Notices of Ancient Remains on the Treshnish Islands.

      Edinburgh: Printed by T. and A. Constable at the University Press, 1903. - First edition. xxvi+206 pp. 26 x 20.5 cm. "Seventy-seven full-page illustrations and two maps". T.e.g. Dark green boards with sunned leather spine strip, gilt titling, and a gilt vignette on front board. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast. There is also the gilt-and-white leather crested oval bookplate of Alexander McGrigor on the front pastedown, otherwise in very good condition. The book weighs 2,000g. Apparently one of 300 copies privately printed. Scarce.

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        The National Sports of Great Britain. with description in English and French. A New Edition.

      London: Methuen and Co 1903 - Large folio. (48 x 30 cm). Half-title, pictorial title, 2 title pages (French & English), contents leaf, pp.2+2 (Prefaces), and a leaf of descriptive text to accompany each illustration. Handsomely re-bound in half dark green morocco over green cloth boards, gilt-ruled raised bands to spine, gilt titles to compartments, top edge gilt. Binding and contents clean and bright. A handsome copy. First published 1823. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bourses de voyage

      1903. relié. Bon état. Bibliothèque d?'éducation et de récréation, J. Hetzel, Paris, s.d. (1903). In/4 cartonnage ?"au globe doré?" avec titre sur deux lignes, doré sur tranche, 74 illustrations (Benett) in et hors-texte dont 13 photographies et 12 chormotypographies, 441 p., 1 f. Coiffes amorties, petites usures sur le mors supérieur et la coiffe inférieure, quelques rousseurs. Plats très frais aux ors comme neufs.

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        THE DYNASTS (All 3 Volumes in Original Dust Jackets, EARLIEST ISSUE with integral 1903 Title Page in Volume One)

      London: Macmillan, 1903. Hardy, Thomas. THE DYNASTS: A Drama of the Napoleonic Wars, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, & One Hundred and Thirty Scenes. London: Macmillan, 1903-1906-1908. Three volumes. First Edition in publisher's original green cloth. First issue of Volume One (1903 title page integral, only 103 copies at most printed, expert repair to front inner hinge), first British issue of Volume Two (title page a cancel as found in all British first editions; some 1905 titles were found among the American issue), First Issue of Volume Three. Very Good copies (a little worn at the edges) in Very Good examples of ALL THREE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS (some light restoration to corners and spines). Very rare in the original dust jackets and as nice a set of the first issue as we've seen. Hardy's interest in The Napoleonic Wars was most famously expressed in his 1880 novel THE TRUMPET MAJOR but also found expression in his poetry and here in his Magnum Opus, THE DYNASTS, which took him several decades of hard work to bring to fruition. THE DYNASTS is little read today but contains the best and most complete insight into of Hardy's world-view (as hinted at in the last line of TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES when he invokes The President Of The Immortals as having finished his sport with Tess). Bookplate of a distinguished previous owner on front paste-down all three volumes. Purdy pp. 119-135.. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good/Very Good.

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        The Call of the Wild

      Macmillan, New York 1903 - First issue in vertically ribbed cloth, with 18 full-page color illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull. Very good with slight spotting to top of front board (including small circular slightly raised spot), otherwise bright and clean. "Snow" a bit rubbed but mostly intact, and minor professional strengthening to hinges. Interior pages clean with just a few very minor smudges, and all illustrations in excellent condition. A very attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aux embuscades de la vie - Dans la foi - Dans l'ordre établi - Dans l'amour EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1903. Fine. Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Paris 1903, 12x19cm, relié. - first edition on the current paper it is printed as 15 Holland paper. Binding to bradel half percaline old red, smooth back with a gold finial, as part of Havana morocco, double net and date tail, preserved covers, contemporary binding. Rare autograph signed by the author to his friend Emile Deshayes on the first cover plate. Beautiful copy - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline vieux rouge, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, pièce de titre de maroquin havane, double filet et date en queue, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de Georges Clémenceau à son ami le peintre Emile Deshayes sur la page de faux-titre. Bel exemplaire

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