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        The Works

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1903. Leather_bound. Fine. London: Chapman and Hall, 1903. Leather_bound. Thirty volumes. Octavo. The Complete Works of Charles Dickens. The standard library edition with illustration throughout. bound in three quarter red polished calf, marbled boards, spine gilt decoration, tan and black title labels, raised bands, all edges marbled and endpaper. A splendid set.

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        The Five Nations.

      London: Methuen and Co 1903, 1903. LIMITED FIRST EDITION printed on Japanese paper. Crown octavo, pp.xv; 215; [1], blank. Elegantly bound in publisher's full vellum with gilt titles, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. A clean, fine copy with just a little expected bowing to the vellum covers. A rare book, this being one of just thirty copies.

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        The Works of Jane Austen Including: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma, and Persuasion

      New York, NY: Bigelow, Smith and Co., n.d. (c.1903)., 1903. EDITION DE LUXE. Limited to 1000 sets. 6 volumes, octavo. With colour frontispiece illustrations and numerous black and white plates by Brock. Elegantly hand-bound in half mid-blue calf with cloth sides, raised bands and gilt decoration to the spine, top edge gilt. A clean, fine set in an attractive recent leather binding.

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        The Tailor of Gloucester.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903., 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.

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        Autograph letter signed in full to Hans Volkmann

      2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dresden, February 3, 1903. In black ink on stationery with watermark "Extra Superfine." In German (with translation). Draeseke thanks the musicologist Hans Volkmann belatedly for sending him a copy of his new book on the composer Robert Volkmann (1815-1883): "... I learned of your address [only] yesterday through my old friend, Geheimer Hofrat Stern. Perhaps it will be of interest to you that, while living in Lausanne, I have energetically championed [Robert Volkmann's Piano] trio in B-flat minor... [I wish] your book, devoted to the memory of such an excellent musician, the widest possible dissemination..." Slightly creased at upper edge. Together with: Vintage postcard bust-length photograph, ca. 136 x 87 mm. With reproduction signature to lower margin. Edges slightly worn and silvered; verso lightly browned with some biographical annotations in pencil. . "Early in his career Draeseke was among the most original of the composers associated with the New German school of Wagner and Liszt, but by the time of this essay [Die Konfusion in der Musik, 1906] he had become more conservative in style. He developed a distinct approach to harmony, and an idiosyncratic handling of voice leading..." Alan H. Krueck in Grove online Robert Volkmann's Piano Trio in B-flat minor, op. 5 (1850), mentioned in the letter "was championed by Liszt, to whom it was dedicated, and admired by Bülow and Wagner." Thomas M. Brawley in Grove online Hans Volkmann's monograph on his great uncle Robert is considered to be one of his most significant works. Adolf Stern (1835-1907) was a poet and literary historian.

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      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-237 [238-240] [note: last leaf is a blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Peter Newell, original pictorial light green cloth, front panel stamped in dark green, red, white and gold, spine panel stamped in dark green and gold. First edition. "New England regionalist writer, highly regarded for cameo like, naturalistic pictures of domestic life and for supernatural stories . THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH (1903), Freeman's only supernatural collection, is of greater critical and historical importance than its uniqueness might suggest. It is one of the very few bodies of work that combine domestic realism with supernaturalism, and it has been the founding document of a minor school within supernatural fiction (notably August Derleth and his followers). The individual stories are also excellent." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 163. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-71. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 662. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 231. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 395. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-259. Bleiler (1978), p. 77. Reginald 15339. BAL 6371 (BAL notes that Merle Johnson termed this binding the earliest). Cloth just a bit dusty, a bright, nearly fine copy of this lovely book. (#149536) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        UTOPIA Written by Sir Thomas More in Latin and translated by Ralph Robynson to which are added The Life of the Author by his son-in-law William Roper and some letters.

      London Printed at the Chiswick Press for George Bell and Sons 1903 - Limited edition #2 of 200, tall 4to., frontispiece portrait after Holbein, text in red and black, slight spotting mostly to front endpapers, 20th century half morocco for Asprey, gilt panels and devices to spine, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt, small area of fading to top of upper cover otherwise a very handsome copy. A work of fiction and political philosophy first published in 1516; it is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Monuments arabes de Tlemcen, par MM. William Marçais,. et Georges Marçais. Ouvrage publià sous les auspices du Gouvernement gà nà ral de l'Algà rie

      A. Fontemoing 1903 - Rebound Ex Library Book In Good Condition WIth Usual Stamps And Stickers, Minor Shelfwear, Slight Tan To Page Edges, Speckled Page Edges Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.

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      U.S. Department of Agriculture/U.S. Government Printing Office/U.S. Geological Survey/GPO, Washington, DC 1903 - Intended to accompany the separate volume of FIELD OPERATIONS OF THE BUREAU OF SOILS, 1903. 78 large folded maps within a four-fould wrapper, within the original cloth slipcase. All maps are present as the index of maps lists. All near fine and appear unopened. Ribbon ties on the slipcase worn away, else the case is very good plus. Seldom found complete and within the the original folder and slipcase. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. RHYMES OF REAL CHILDREN by Betty Sage. NY: Fox Duffield 1903 (Oct. 1903). Large square 4to (11x11 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight edge and corner wear else near Fine. 1st edition of this magnificent book, illustrated by Smith with cover illustration (front and back), 6 large color plates, orange and black pictorial border on every page of text, plus small color illustration on dedication page. This is a nice copy of a scarce and very desired Smith book.

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        The Novels and Stories of Ivan Turgenieff

      Translation by Isabel F. Hapgood. Complete 16-volume set. 4to. Quarter calf with compartments and gilt lettering and decorations and orange decorated paper over boards. Top edges gilt. Various paginations (partly unopened). Frontispieces with captioned tissue guards, decorative endpapers. Very good overall.Occasional faint edgewear only. A tight and lovely full set -- not the trade edition with Henry James introduction, but the limited edition with colophon in each volume noting printing on handmade Ruisdael paper in an edition of 204 numbered sets (this #181). Though not so marked, from the library of Adlai E. Stevenson III, Illinois senator, and before him from the library of his father, Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65), Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate -- whose wife Ellen Borden (1907-72) likely acquired it, she being the family member who read and collected fine literature and poetry. A scarce in set in lovely custom binding and with interesting provenance to boot.

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        Eine Art Musterbuch für künstlerisch gewebte Seidenstoffe als Geschenk an einen Generalsekretär. Aufschrift: "La Section Stephanoise de la societe de Geographie commerciale de Paris. A son Secretaire Perpetuel M. Charles Gauthiot, Decembre 1903.

      Paris, (1903). - Folio. Format: 49 x 32 cm. 22 Blatt Karton mit montierten gewebten Mustern aus Seide mit Motiven nach zeitgenössischen Künstlern. *Vermutlich ein Unikat als Geschenk an Charles Gauthiot (1832-1905), den französischen Journalisten und Generalsekretär der "Societe de Geographie commerciale de Paris". Die im Titel genannte Bezeichnung ist auf dem Mappendeckel und ebenso auf dem ersten Stoffmuster eingeprägt. Der Inhalt der Mappe besteht aus 22 Blatt mit montierten Seidenstoffen mit eingewebten zeitgenössischen künstlerischen Motiven. - Enthält: 1. Ein Blatt mit 2 Seidenstücken im Format 17 x 14 cm, unten mit Bleistift alt bezeichnet "Mucha". - 2. Ein Blatt mit 4 Seidenstücken zu je 10,5 x 9,5 cm mit den 4 Jahreszeiten nach Mucha, unten alt mit Bleistift bezeichnet "Mucha". Dargestellt sind 4 Frauenköpfe mit Bezeichnung der Jahreszeiten und je unterschiedlichem Blattwerk im Haar. - Desweiteren 20 Blatt mit je einem großen Seidenstück (meist ca. 40 x 18 xm) mit Genremotiven nach französischen Künstlern wie Ernest Meissonier, Lionel Royer, Achille Fould, P.A. Cot, Hamza u.a. mit Landschaften, Allegorien und Genrestücken, darunter nochmals die 4 Jahreszeiten auf 4 Blatt. Das Ganze bildet eine Art Musterbuch für gewebte Seidenstoffe französischer Manufakturen mit zeitgenössischen Künstlermotiven des Fin de siecle und des Art Nouveau. - Hervorzuheben sind die 2 Blatt mit 2 bzw. 4 möglicherweise unbekannten Motiven nach Mucha. - Die Mappe scheint nach der Textwidmung auf dem Deckel und dem ersten Seidenstück ein Unikat zu sein, es gibt keinerlei weitere Hinweise auf einen etwaigen Herausgeber, Der Deckeltext ist auch im KVK oder sonst unbekannt. - Die Mappenhülle außen mit leichten Alterspuren, an den Kanten etwas berieben. Insgesamt in sehr guter und sauberer Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 Tafeln lose in bedruckter Halbledermappe der Zeit, innen mit Spiegeln aus gewebter Seide. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed in full to Hans Volkmann

      2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dresden, February 3, 1903. In black ink on stationery with watermark "Extra Superfine." In German (with translation). Draeseke thanks the musicologist Hans Volkmann belatedly for sending him a copy of his new book on the composer Robert Volkmann (1815-1883): "... I learned of your address [only] yesterday through my old friend, Geheimer Hofrat Stern. Perhaps it will be of interest to you that, while living in Lausanne, I have energetically championed [Robert Volkmann's Piano] trio in B-flat minor... [I wish] your book, devoted to the memory of such an excellent musician, the widest possible dissemination..." Slightly creased at upper edge. Together with: Vintage postcard bust-length photograph, ca. 136 x 87 mm. With reproduction signature to lower margin. Edges slightly worn and silvered; verso lightly browned with some biographical annotations in pencil. . "Early in his career Draeseke was among the most original of the composers associated with the New German school of Wagner and Liszt, but by the time of this essay [Die Konfusion in der Musik, 1906] he had become more conservative in style. He developed a distinct approach to harmony, and an idiosyncratic handling of voice leading..." Alan H. Krueck in Grove online Robert Volkmann's Piano Trio in B-flat minor, op. 5 (1850), mentioned in the letter "was championed by Liszt, to whom it was dedicated, and admired by Bülow and Wagner." Thomas M. Brawley in Grove online Hans Volkmann's monograph on his great uncle Robert is considered to be one of his most significant works. Adolf Stern (1835-1907) was a poet and literary historian.

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        [Photographs]: New Jersey Infrastructure and Transportation Reference Photos

      New Jersey. [1930s]. A collection of 217 photographs from PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group) printed in the 1930s measuring between 5" x 7" to 8" x 10", most with captions. All photos about near fine with some original envelopes and negatives. PSEG was formed in 1903 after the merger of numerous smaller energy companies and firms throughout New Jersey. These prints, created in the 1930s, are taken from a variety of sources from the early days of the company and its sister companies starting in the late-1800s to promote the new face of the New Jersey power company. They show towns and companies throughout New Jersey, some after natural disasters, roads, buildings, public transportation, and company baseball games. Companies shown are the Newark Gaslight Company founded in 1845, United Electric Company of New Jersey, and Citizens Gaslight Company founded in 1870, these and numerous other branches of small New Jersey area power companies combined to form what is now PSEG. One photo of a group of men taking the field in baseball uniforms is captioned, "first field day meet of the P.S. Railway May 20, 1913 - Hilton Oval." Another photos shows downed power lines and reads, "Elizabeth - E. Grand St. and Jefferson Ave. Pole line result of storm March 1, 1914." The same storm is captured in a photo from Plainfield showing "P.S.E. wires in good shape," while "Western Union Line down." A photo depicting a horse drawn car that reads "Belleville & Cemetery" on the side is captioned, "driver - Mr. James J. Noonan 1884 - Jimie had more claim to fame than merely as chauffeur of the deluxe equipage he was the backstop for the old Woodstock's baseball team and a hero to all the kids of the Woodside section and Belleville." An extensive collection of photographs depicting the first few decades of the 20th Century in New Jersey and the early days of PSEG. .

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      London: Isbister & Company Limited, 1903 - Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vii] viii [ix-x] [1-3] 4-250 [251-260: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], title leaf printed in red and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in white and gray, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing. The author's first book. Fifteen weird tales, including the noted ghost story, "The Traveller." Religious ghost stories, dogmatism offset by strong atmosphere, especially "The Watcher," "The Blood-Eagle," "Poena Damni," and "The Traveller." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 32. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 148. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia if Horror and the Supernatural, p. 30. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 70. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01139. A few scattered fox marks to edges of endpapers, a near fine copy with bright, attractive binding and fresh clean pages that appear unread. The first printing of this UK edition is quite scarce, especially in such nice condition. (#118374) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Greening & Co., Ltd.,. 1903. original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Early owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed at. edges, several small spots on front cover, spine panel a bit soiled,. a tight, very good copy. Scarce. (#149682). First edition. Later binding of green cloth stamped in black; 6 pages of undated ads at rear. First of the author's satirical fantasies set on the imaginary planet Lucifram, followed by MARIGOLD (1905). Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 11. Locke, Voyages in Space 12. Bleiler (1978), p. 4. Reginald 00231.

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      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]

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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.

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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.

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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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      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]

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      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]

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      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]

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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]

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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.

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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)

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      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) .

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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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      - Paris, Bibliothèque Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle, 1903; in-12, 259 pp. + 2 + 8 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.

      [Bookseller: Mattheis]
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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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      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.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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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

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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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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      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. .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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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

      [Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari]
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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

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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