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        Aux embuscades de la vie - Dans la foi - Dans l'ordre établi - Dans l'amour

      Bibliothèque-Charpentier 1903 - - Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Paris 1903, 12x19cm, relié. - 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 [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le petit ami EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1903. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1903, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Rare first edition in print during the first book of the author, he was shot in Holland paper 6 leading copies. Reloure the bradel half percaline sand, smooth back with a gold pattern typographical, double gold thread date and tail part of title shagreen olive partially discolored and marginally rubbed, marbled paper plates, an upper blunt corner without gravity, contemporary binding. Copy slightly cropped. --- 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] 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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        Representative Art of Our Time; With Oringal Etchings & Lithographs, also Reproductions of Oil & Water-Colour Paintings, Pastels, &c. [Complete in 5 Parts]

      London. : The Studio. , 1903. Fair. Missing 3 of the 48 plates. Publishers cloth damp-stained to bottom / fore-edge corner of lower board and spine foot. A representative original card cover from Part IV has been bound in after the free front endpaper and along with the title page and first leaf of the illustrations index is detached. Fore-edges a little thumbed. 8 of the original tissue-guards are loosely inserted. 64pp. . First printing. . Hard. Folio. 16 3/4". . Fair. Illus. by Illustrated with 45 of 48 tipped-in colour plates. .

      [Bookseller: Ryan OHorne Books]
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      Pine Ridge, IL: Frederick W. Goudy and Will H. Ransom at the Village Press, 1903. Limited Edition, number 4 of 231 copies. Hard Cover. Small Quarto. [6], 16, [6]. Bound as issued in paper over boards and titled in red on the upper cover. Printed in black with red title in the Village type with ornamental 11-line opening initial. This copy has the press's first printer's mark below the colophon apparently omitted in a portion of this edition. The first book issued by Frederick and Bertha Goudy's Village Press and the first in its proprietary Village type. Ransom remarks that this choice ?"was both a gesture of acknowledgment to those two pioneers and a sort of credo, an indirect statement of the aims and ideals upon which the press was founded.?" Goudy was among the most important and prolific American type designers. The volumes issued from the Village Press show he was a capable book designer with a nod to William Morris (as almost all American private presses made in the first decade of the century) but with a somewhat more modern sensibility in type design. Only light rubbing to the binding; some staining to the covers at the spine (else Very Good+); a bit of offsetting at the endpapers. This copy belonged to Edwin Osgood Grover and bears his bookplate on the front pastedown. Grover was an educator at Rollins College where he ran the Angel Alley Press. This first issue from the Village Press is quite uncommon. Ransom 1, Cary 1.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        BETTY ZANE (signed Letter Laid in)

      Charles Francis Press, 1903. First printing of the first edition of Zane Grey's first book, written while he was still a dentist, and before he dropped the "P" (for "Pearl") from "P. Zane Grey." Original gray decorated cloth. Frontispiece portrait of "Betty" and five b/w plates, by Zane Grey. 291 pages. Pages untrimmed, many somewhat roughly opened. Front endpapers slightly discolored, from clipping having been affixed (small bit remains). Hinges cracked. Front cover bit wobbly. Cloth moderately soiled. Spine titile faded. Moderate wear to corners and spine-ends and also a bit along lower cover edges. Only good, but very scarce. Affixed to half-title page is HANDWRITTEN, SIGNED LETTER from Zane Grey, on stationery imprinted with his PZG monogram and "Cottage Point/Lackawaxen Pennsylvania." Full page letter, dated "April 13," it is addressed to a Dr. Cobb, and states that he is sending a copy of "Betty Zane" to him and that he hopes to call on Dr. Cobb soon so that "we can discuss your kind interest in behalf of my present mss" ("The Spirit of the Border?"). Historically, this would be the book actually sent to Dr. Cook, with the signed letter pasted in. Letter has darker areas where paste used shows through, and the ink is slightly faded. We can furnish for your inspection Xerox copies of the cover, the letter and the title page. Returnable if not as described. . Signed by Author on Handwritten Letter. First Edition. Cloth. Good.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        FLORA and SYLVA a Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower

      The Author. Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. 1903-1905 3 volumes, Bookplate of Arthur Quinton Wells, Orig half vellum, plates with tissue guards have light spotting in places, slight soiling and marking to vellum and cloth in places, teg, ; Folio - over 12" - 15" ta .

      [Bookseller: Lion Books PBFA]
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        Portrait des Malers Max Klinger. Brustfigur im Profil nach rechts. Radierung in Rötel auf chamoisfarbigem Büttenpapier.,

      Unten rechts mit Bleistift signiert und datiert, 1903, ferner mit handschriftl. Zueignung an eine "Frau Prof. Lefert(?)". - Format (Platte): 290 x 200 mm. Blattgröße: 390 x 293 mm. *Sauber und sehr gut erhalten, breitrandig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Index To All First Class Matches In "scores And Biographies" Vols I-xiv 1746-1878

      Harrogate: the Compiler 1903 - An index to Haygarth's vast collection of match scores. 8vo. [iv] + 36pp. Original pink cloth-backed boards, sl rubbed. Limited to 100 copies. A very good copy.  [Padwick, 805]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Catálogo de los Cuadros del Museo Nacional de Pintura y Escultura. Ampliado por Don Salvador Viniegra. Novena edición

      Madrid, Imprenta de J. Lacoste y Compañía, 1903. 4to.; XII pp., 429 pp., 1 h. Ejmplar sin cubiertas.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Edición microscópica

      Madrid, Saturnino Calleja, 1903. 32vo; XIX-644 pp. Con ilustraciones entre el texto de Manuel Angel. Encuadernación moderna en media tela.

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        La montagne à travers les âges - des temps antiques à la fin du 18è siècle - La montagne aujourd’hui

      1903. relié. Bon état. Falque & Perrin à Grenoble, Ducloz à Moutiers, 1903-04. 2 grands forts volumes in/4 reliure demi-chagrin violet, dos à nerfs à fleurons et titres dorés, 307 et 350 illustrations 559 p. & 491 p. Edition originale. Ouvrages en excellent état. Biblio Perret ( 2031) précise qu?'il s?'agit d?'un ouvrage remarquablement imprimé, très recherché.

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        Recherches sur les Substances Radioactives. [3 papers in] Annales de Chimie et de Physique, Septieme Serie Tome XXX.

      Paris Masson et Cie Imprimerie Gauthier-Villars 1903 - Three papers pp. 99-144, 145-203, and 289-326 contained in the complete volume 576pp, bound in half-calf. Marie Curie's doctoral thesis giving a detailed critical presentation of her researches from 1897 to 1903, her most creative period, during which she had made the first measurement of radioactive radiation, demonstrated the radioactive properties of thorium, discovered polonium and radium, described the atomic nature of radioactivity, prepared pure radium chloride, determined the atomic weight of radium, observed "induced radioactivity", characterized alpha-rays, demonstrated the negative charge of beta-rays, and developed the chemical aspects of radioactivity. The thesis includes a considerable amount of material published for the first time. The thesis had been published earlier that year in a very small edition. This journal edition is therefore the second edition which had been re-edited by Curie. Printing and the Mind of Man 394a; Horblit 19; Dibner 164; (all citing the very rare first edition). --- Regular catalogues are available in the History of Science & Medicine. Please email to receive these. --- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mark Westwood Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Book of Bread

      London: Maclaren & Sons. ca. 1903. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover with gilt and black stamped green cloth boards, no date but ca. 1903 (preface states: "For fifteen years, since 1888, when first approached..."), quarto, 360pp., illustrated with 12 chromolithograph plates, 8 tipped-in photographic plates, 2 tipped-in original silver gelatin photographic prints. Book VG with edgewear mostly to spine ends and corners, rubbing and mild soil to boards, binding tender but holding, text has some foxing and toning throughout, otherwise unmarked. In protective mylar wrap.

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        The Call of the Wild

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903 Illustrated by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. Decorated by Charles Edward Hooper. First edition, first printing. Publisher's decorative olive green cloth designed by the unidentified designer with the monogram "CX" with three panel illustration of sled dogs and their masters in the Yukon to the front board in red, white, and black, illustration of a sled dog to the spine in red, white, and black, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, blue pictorial endpapers illustrated by Hooper, pictorial title page illustrated by Hooper. Very good or better, with some light wear to the extremities, a slight lean and minor dimming to the spine, much less rubbing to the front board than usual, tiny gouge to the rear hinge, faint soiling to the rear board, bright and fresh interior. Overall, a clean and sturdy copy. BAL 11876. Originally published serially in The Saturday Evening Post in 1903, The Call of the Wild is the story of a domesticated dog harnessing his wild instincts during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territory. The novel is written from the point of view of the main character Buck, a St. Bernard-Scotch Collie, who is stolen from his happy home in California and, after being mistreated by a series of handlers along the way, is taken to the Klondike region of Canada to be trained to work as a sled dog. Although he struggles to adapt to pack life, Buck quickly proves himself, becomes pack leader, and eventually finds a new, benevolent owner, with whom he remains until the owner's death, at which point Buck goes completely "into the wild." n 1906, London published the companion novel White Fang, the thematic opposite of The Call of the Wild; while The Call of the Wild concerns a dog's natural wild instincts, White Fang is about an undomesticated creature's ability to be tamed.. Illus. by Goodwin, Philip R.; Bulll, Charles Livingston; Hooper, Charles Edward. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Die Edelschmiedekunst früherer Zeiten in Preussen. 2 Bände

      . Hiersemann, Leipzig, 1903/1908. 104 S./197 S. mit insgesamt 50 Lichtdrucktafeln und 55 Textabb., kartonierte Einbände, quart, (Einbände gebräunt und mit kleinen Randläsuren/1 Kapital mit kleinem Einriss). - Enthalten: Erster Teil: I. Allgemeines, II. Königsberg und Ostpreussen / Zweiter Teil: Westpreussen. Enthaltend: Danzig, Thorn, Elbing, Marienburg, kleinere Städte, Nachträge / Mit Unterstützung der Provinzialkommission zur Verwaltung der westpreussischen Provinzialmuseen sowie des Vereins für Wiederherstellung und Ausschmückung der Marienburg herausgegeben / Grobschnitt -

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        O-Fotografie, S/W, ca. 20 x 25 cm m. weißem Rand. Rücks. handschriftl. (vom Fotografen) LION FEUCHTWANGER By: E.E. Gottlieb, Beverly Hills, CA). Sehr gut erhalten, lediglich am äußeren, oberen Bildrand geringfügige Verletzung.

      0 - Ernst Gottlieb, Fotograf und Musikwissenschaftler, 1903-1961, gründete mit Felix Guggenheim 1942 die Pazifische Presse in Los Angeles, für die er auch deutsche, emigrierte Schriftsteller fotografierte. Die Aufnahme von Lion Feuchtwanger dürfte in dessen Villa Aurora in Los Angeles entstanden sein. Sprache: de

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      Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1903]. FIRST EDITION n. Hardcover. 357 x 280 mm (14 1/8 x 11"). 2 p.l., 325, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's green cloth lettered and decorated in white. Housed in a later custom-made slipcase. WITH 379 ILLUSTRATIONS, MOSTLY PRINTED IN COLOR OR HAND-COLORED IN POCHOIR, MANY FULL-PAGE, all by the author. Tip of top corner of upper board missing, half-inch tear at tail of front joint, frontispiece and title faintly foxed, a handful of leaves elsewhere with just a breath of foxing, but in most ways AN UNUSUALLY FINE COPY, the cloth virtually spotless, and the text and plates especially clean and fresh. A significant work to emerge from the Art Nouveau period, this luxurious pattern book on heavy coated paper is devoted to the study of floral ornament and its application to art industries, including stencil, wallpaper, textiles, ceramics, marquetry, carpets, metalwork, binding, lace, embroidery, stained glass, mosaic, jewelry, and more. It is a key reference to Art Nouveau style and design, and a celebrated volume on the decorative arts. Within the book, Verneuil has seized upon one of the defining aspects of the Art Nouveau style--undulating and interlacing forms--and in his illustrations has created a bold pas de deux between flora and fauna. At their best, most notably in those using the pochoir process, the textured illustrations are alive and a-hum with color. Also vibrant with ideas, "Etude" was written and illustrated by artist and decorator Maurice Pillard Verneuil (1869-1942), a student and assistant to Swiss-French graphic artist and designer Eugène Grasset. One of the most gifted pupils in Grasset's Paris atelier, Verneuil executed many designs under Grasset's direction for the 1896 portfolio "La Plante et ses Applications Ornementales." In the following year he published "L'Animal dans la Décoration," his series of 60 lithographed plates providing decorative depictions of animals. In the same year Verneuil founded the influential decorative arts journal "Art et Décoration." He successfully transitioned when Art Deco supplanted Art Nouveau as the premier decorative fashion during the 1920s. As an avidly read heavy book, "Etude" is typically found in less than satisfactory condition; it would certainly be very difficult to find another copy as clean as the present one.

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        The Negro is a Man

      ARMISTEAD & VICKERS, TIFTON, GA 1903 - a reply to professor charles carroll's book "The Negro is a Beast or In the Image of God" pages yellowing, front end paper missing, cover mostly detatched, black and white illustrations, faded gilt on spine, corners bumped, cover rubbed, some color illustrations DATE PUBLISHED: 1903 EDITION: 542 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le petit illustré amusant 1903 année complète du n°1 au n°52 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Le petit illustré amusant, 1903. Fine. Le petit illustré amusant, Paris 1903, 30x39cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in half red calico, flat spine decorated with fillets stamped cold, light scratches on the jaws, flat marbled paper, binding of the weekly époque.Cet caricatures is richly illustrated by Raoul Thomen Landelle, Jean Aurian, poulbot Edmond Guenin, Bogron, Vallet, Valery Muller, Henry Muller, Leon Bardet, Haye, Ferdinand Bac, Ricardo Flores, Delannoy, The Bocain, E. Tap, Gog, Malherbe, of Albat ... etc.Chaque number has eight pages, including large color drawings on the first and last pages and numerous drawings and noir.Rare nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi percaline rouge, dos lisse orné de filets estampés à froid, légères éraflures sur les mors, plats de papier marbré, reliure de l'époque. Cet hebdomadaire de caricatures est richement illustré par Raoul Thomen, Landelle, Jean d'Aurian, Poulbot, Edmond Guénin, Bogron, Vallet, Valéry Muller, Henry Muller, Léon Bardet, Haye, Ferdinand Bac, Ricardo Flores, Delannoy, Le Bocain, E. Tap, Gog, Malherbe, d'Albat... etc. Chaque numéro comporte huit pages, dont de grands dessins en couleurs sur la première et la dernière page et de nombreux dessins en noir. Rare et bel exemplaire.

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        Myrrha, Vierge et Martyre -

      A. Ferroud 1903 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 68 pp. Reliure janséniste plein maroquin chocolat. Dos à 4 nerfs sautés. Tranches dorées. Couverture et dos conservés. Large dentelle intérieure. Reliure signée DURVAND. Intérieur très frais. Avec des compositions de Louis-Edouard FOURNIER, gravures de Xavier Lesueur. Dos légèrement éclairci. Très bel exemplaire. TIRAGE LIMITE à 400 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 150 exemplaires sur papier Japon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Athenian Society, 1903. "Athenian Edition." ONE OF 250 SETS n. Hardcover. 241 x 171 mm (9 1/2 x 6 3/4"). 22 volumes. The overall series edited by Alfred Bates (associate editors James P. Boyd and John P. Lamberton). "Athenian Edition." ONE OF 250 SETS. Extremely attractive very deep blue or black half morocco, marbled sides and endpapers, raised bands, the top and bottom spine panel with gilt theatrical ornament (lyre or crossed swords), the second and fourth panels with gilt titling, and the elongated center panel with prominent variable morocco onlays employing one or more flowers in various colors; top edge gilt, other edges rough trimmed. With 120 plates (including two frontispieces in each of the first 20 volumes, one in black and white, and the other in color), as well as 20 title pages with illustrated frames (the first in color, the rest in sepia) and 20 borders, one at the beginning of each prologue (19 sepia, one black and white), and 13 sepia tailpieces, each coming at the end of a prologue. Letterpress tissue guards. One leaf in final volume with paper flaw and two-inch closed tear at top, just reaching the text (no loss in either case), two other leaves with a very minor closed marginal tear, trivial browning at edges of some of the text, otherwise AN ATTRACTIVELY BOUND SET IN REMARKABLY FINE CONDITION, the bindings extremely bright and virtually unworn, and the text with almost no signs of use. This is a comprehensive look at drama through the ages, covering religious and Asian theatre as well as the drama of Greece, Rome, Italy, Spain and Portugal, France, Germany, Britain, Scandinavia, Russia, and America. There are many famous plays reproduced in full or in part, along with considerable useful critical commentary. The work seems almost always to appear in 20 volumes, but our set has 22, the last two being an addendum entitled "Classic Curiosities of Dramatic Literature." Even without a great deal of gilt, the set looks very pleasing on the shelf, partly because of the different clever floral morocco onlays on the spines, which add charm and variety.

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        Eigenh. Manuskript mit U.

      Hendaye, August 1903. - 2 SS. Folio. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. "Son souvenir est intimement lie pour moi à des impressions d'automne, la saison où je recevais d'habitude sa visite. Des notes de Novembre emplissant les vases, au dehors les premières bourrasques du Golfe de Gascogne, et la chute des feuiller la platane : l'aimable fantôme de la comtesse est toujours mêle à tout cela. Chaque année, au retour de ses voyages d'été en Allemagne en Suisse, en Italie ou ailleurs, et avant d'aller s'enfermer à Paris pour l'hiver, elle avait coutume d'arriver discrètement chez moi, au pays Basque, pour une semaine ou deux qui me semblaient toujours courtes [ ]".

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        Bourses de voyage EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hetzel, 1903. Fine. Hetzel, Paris s.d. [1903-1904], Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm), relié. - First Edition illustrated. Illustrations L. Benett. Cardboard editor golden globe, or said, in the world map. Plate signed Blancheland connected by Souze. Back to the lighthouse. Second board Engel Type "h" according Jauzac. Back evenly and slightly past. Caps and corners slightly rubbed. Guards and blue contreplats home a little past. Good copy. --- 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 illustrée. Illustrations de L. Benett. Cartonnage d'éditeur au globe doré, ou dit, à la mappemonde. Plaque signée Blancheland, reliée par Souze. Dos au phare. Second plat de type Engel "i" selon Jauzac. Dos uniformément et légèrement passé. Coiffes et coins très légèrement frottés. Gardes et contreplats bleus d'origine un peu passés.Bon exemplaire.

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        4 eigenh. Briefe mit U., 2 Postkarten mit eh. U., 3 AQS, 6 AMss (incl. 2 signed, 1 on 4 pcs).

      Gardone, Wien, Salzburg, o. O., ca. 1903-1920.. Zusammen ca. 25 SS. Folio und (Qu.-) 8vo.. Die Briefe betreffen den Nachlass Johannes Brahms', mit dem Kalbeck befreundet war und über den er eine vierbändige Biographie (1898-1912) verfasste: "Wie Sie sicher durch Herrn Karpath, die Mittelsperson in dem von mir vorgeschlagenem Tauschgeschäft Brahms-Wagner, erfahren haben werden, will sich die Bevollmächtigte der Frau Cosima Wagner absolut nicht dazu verkehren, uns den Inhalt der beiden von Brahms an Wagner gerichteten Briefe dem Wortlaut nach oder überhaupt bekannt zu geben. Entweder also willigen Sie als Vertreter der Erben nach Brahms in den Austausch, oder der Inhalt jener beiden Brahms-Briefe bleibt uns verschlossen [ ]" (Wien 13. Juni 1903). "Herzlich dankend für das mir aus dem Nachlasse des Meister Brahms zugesendete Andenken [ ] bestätige ich Ihnen dessen Empfang [ ]" (Wien, 5. Dezember 1903). Neben mehreren Postkarten umfasst das Konvolut eine ms. Rede an den Wiener Bürgermeister mit eigenh. Korrekturen bzw. Verbesserungsvorschlägen Kalbecks sowie mehrere Schriftstücke, unter anderem das Gedicht "Segen der Frühe".

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        Haefner - Alteneck, Waffen, anno 1903, Originalausgabe

      Von Hefner-Alteneck,Dr.J.H., 181 - Haefner - Alteneck, Waffen, anno 1903, Originalausgabe Hefner-Alteneck J.H. Waffen. Ein Beitrag zur historischen Waffenkunde. Vom Beginn des Mittelalters bis gegen Ende des siebzehnten Jahrhunderts. Frankfurt am Main, Verlag von Heinrich Keller, 1903 58 Texts. und 100 Abb.Seiten. Das Original aus dem Jahr 1903, 4to, 34x25 cm., orig. Hldr., sehr guter Erhaltungszustand, sauber und druckfrisch. Die Originalausgabe ist sehr selten und im Buchhandel nahezu unauffindbar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift für Bekämpfung der Geschlechtskrankheiten. Im Auftrage der Deutschen Gesellschaft zur Bekämpfung der Geschlechtskrankheiten. Band 1 - 17 ( ohne Band 10 )

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1903 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1903 - 1916/1917 ). Mit je Band ca. 400 - 450 Seiten und jeweils zahlreichen Beiträgen sowie teils mit einigen Tabellen. Goldgeprägte Ohldr, Groß8°. Im ersten Band " Verhandlungen des Erstes Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft zur Bekämpfung der Geschlechtskrankheiten " mit XXII, 404 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit meist stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren. Einbände meist stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Bei 2 Bänden fehlt der Rücken, bei zwei Bänden ist der Rücken stark beschädigt. Einige weitere Buchrücken mit leichten Beschädigungen. Rücken jeweils mit Bibliotheksschildchen. Innen diverse Bibliotheks- und Besitzvermerke und -stempel, einige Seiten fleckig, wenige Seiten etwas wasserrandig, einige Seiten gering beschädigt. In diesem Umfang sehr seltene Reihe der offenbar bis 1921/1922 erschienenen Zeitschrift mit Beiträgen prominenter Wissenschaftler, Psychiater, Sexualwissenschaftler. ( Band 10 ist in dieser Reihe fehlend - insgesamt liegen hier also 16 Bände vor ) ( Gesamtgewicht 16000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tales of St Austin's

      London: Adam & Charles Black,, 1903. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine in black, blue and gilt, titles to front cover in black, blue and yellow. Containing twelve full-page illustrations by T. M. R. Whitewell, R. Noel Pocock, and B. F. Skinner. Spine faded and a little marked, small split to top of front hinge, front joint cracked and repaired, spotting to half title and sporadically to other pages. First edition, first impression, first issue with unclosed quotation marks on the title page.

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        Rabbi Ben Ezra, by Robert Browning; A Dissertation Upon a Roast Pig, by Charles Lamb; A Love Song, by George Wither; The Leather Bottel

      (Concord, MA: Sign of the Vine, 1903. Bradley, Will. Four volumes: two 16mo. and two 32mo. (8)ff.; 19pp.; (8)ff.; (5)ff. Printed in black and red. Each volume, with the exception of Rabbi Ben Ezra, has a wood-engraved frontispiece and title page. The title page of Rabbi Ben Ezra features a geometric design of rules and roses, reminiscent of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Bound in paper-covered boards, with black lettering on a white cover label. A fine set of these charming American Arts & Crafts volumes by Will Bradley, seldom offered as a complete set. (Bambace 61-64).

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        A Man Of Honour

      London: Chapman and Hall Limited,, 1903. A Play in Four Acts. Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in black. Housed in a green cloth-backed grey board folder. Wrappers neatly rebacked and with small repair to lower left-hand corner of front wrapper, short split to top edge of spine, wrappers slightly soiled. A very good copy of this fragile publication. First edition, first impression. One of 150 copies printed at the author's request to be used during rehearsals of the play and sold at the first performances in February 1903. This pamphlet is rarely seen in commerce, as Maugham put it in his preface to Frederick Bason's bibliography in 1931: "But there is another little book of mine which must be scarcer still [than the first edition of Liza of Lambeth]. It is the paper bound edition of A Man of Honour, which was issued by Messrs Chapman and Hall. This was a play published in The Fortnightly Review by the late W. L. Courtney, who thought well of it, and at my urgent request the publishers bound up a few copies of the sheets, two hundred and fifty, I think, for sale in the theatre during the two performances which the Stage Society gave it. I am afraid the venture did not profit them, for I doubt whether fifty copies were sold, and I suppose the rest have long been pulped". Bason describes A Man of Honour as "one of Maugham's rarest works and … his scarcest play".

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        On the 'Polar Star' in the Arctic Sea

      London: Hutchinson and Co. 1903., 1903. First Edition. Quarto, two volumes, pp. xvi, 346, xvii-xxii, pp. viii, 702, ix-xii. Numerous illustrations, both full page and in text, five maps including one in a pouch to the rear of volume two. Bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and a gilt depiction of the 'Stella Polare' to the front. Ownership bookplate to front pastedown of both volumes, all four inner joints have split but binding is still secure. Some light rubbing to covers and bumping to extremities.

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        Pictures From The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Chicago: George W. Ogilvie., 1903. Octavo. Original colour pictorial wrappers, burgundy cloth back strip. 22 Colour plates by W. W. Denslow. light creasing along edges, faint stain to front cover top edge and middle of rear cover, occasional spotting to pages, toning to endpapers. A very attractive copy. First edition, first printing. The Bienvenue bibliography believes this title was printed as a promotional item for the 125th performance of the play and it is thought that no more than 1500 copies were printed. The booklet consists of the left over Denslow plates from the first edition, which Ogilvie acquired when the purchased the bankrupt George M. Hill company in 1902. A very scarce piece of Ozania.

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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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        The Works of Henry Fielding. Comprising his Novels, Plays, Poems and Miscellaneous Writings. Complete and Unabridged. Illustrated. With an Essay on the Life, Genius and Achievement of the Author by William Ernest Henley.

      London: William Heinemann, 1903. - 16 volumes, 8vo. Complete. Limited Edition to 375 sets of which this is No.69, signed by W. Heinemann to limitation page of each volume. Bound in dark red half morocco, gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines, retaining the publisher's original boards with decorated gilt titles to uppers; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with reproductions of the original designs by Gravelot, Stothard, Rowlandson, etc. A beautiful presentation. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Principia Ethica

      Cambridge: at the University Press,, 1903. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, edges uncut. Ownership signatures to front free endpaper, some pencilled annotations to contents. Spine slightly rolled, tips and spine ends slightly worn, a few minor marks to rear board, minor abrasion to front free endpaper, minor foxing to endpapers and edges. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. G. E. Moore (1873-1958) was critical of the dominant idealist metaphysics of the time. In this, his most famous book, he presents a new approach to ethical theory wherein "analytical concern with the structure of ethical concepts is sharply separated from debates about the substance of morality" (ODNB). While the integrity of Moore's arguments remains much disputed, it cannot be argued that Principia Ethica greatly influenced 20th century moral philosophy. Connected to the original nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group through his membership of the Apostles, "Moore was never himself a member … but if he took from them a profound, and perhaps exaggerated, sense of the value of friendship and art, they took from him the thought that lives dedicated to these values were indeed lives well spent. As Keynes later put it, Principia Ethica provided them with their 'religion' (Keynes, 436)" (ODNB). Writing to Clive Bell in 1908, Virginia Woolf remarked, "I am climbing Moore like some industrious insect, who is determined to build a nest on top of a cathedral spire.

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        The Red Triangle. Being some further Chronicles of Martin Hewitt: Investigator

      London, Eveleigh Nash. 1903, 1903. FIRST EDITION .304pp. Bound in original publisher's decorated blue cloth boards. Decorated with striking red triangle (framing Mr. Hewitt and some suitably Edwardian looking gentlemen) and titled in black and white to the front board and in gilt to the spine. Slight spotting to pages, a few faint ink numbers to flyleaf, minor wear to binding. A clean, attractive copy. 'The first important English writer of detective fiction after Conan Doyle was Arthur Morrison' (Haycraft). These are the final adventures of Morrison's faux Holmesian investigator, and the only novel in which Hewitt featured (the three previous books were story collections). His detective tales proved that when Morrison wasn't chronicling the trials and tribulations of shoeless East End urchins he was turning out some very good mysteries. Eric Quayle; The Collectors Book of Detective Fiction (1972). Howard Haycraft; Murder for Pleasure (1972), Graham Greene & Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction (1966)

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("George Gissing"), to James Winkle, concerning a request for a portrait and details of his literary life

      Villa Lannes, St. Jean de Luz, France 1903 - Ink on wove paper, 24 lines, 1-1/2 pp. on a bifolium. 1 vols. 8vo. 'My work is my autobiography'. A superb late letter from Gissing, a succinct answer to a request for a portrait and information:"Messrs Russell & Co. or Messrs Elliott & Fry can supply copies of photographs taken by them."As to the details of my literary life, I find I have nothing of interest to recount. Beyond the list of my books, & the facts that I began to publish much to early - (when I was 22) - I don't think anything much concerns the public or would be of any profit to it. My work is my autobiography, which those may read who care to do so."This valedictory line was published in "Who's Who in Literature", The London Magazine vol. XI, p. 184 (1903), with a photograph of Gissing credited to Elliott & Fry on the preceding page. The brief mention of this letter in the Gissing Newsletter did not identify any publication details.Gissing died on 28 December 1903. Gissing Newsletter 12:1 (Jan. 1976). Provenance: Al Slotnick Ink on wove paper, 24 lines, 1-1/2 pp. on a bifolium. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        On the "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea. By His Royal Highness Luigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi, with the Statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the Sledge Expedition to 86 degrees 34 minutes North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon His Return to the Bay of Teplitz

      London: Hutchinson and co., 1903., 1903. First Edition. 2 volumes. Quarto. Bound in publisher's green cloth, displaying the Stella Polare in gilt to front board, gilt titles to spine. Illustrated with 212 illustrations in text, 16 full-page photogravure plates, 2 panoramas and 5 maps. With bookplate. Bindings show very well, some bumping to spine ends and a little to corners. Minor cracking to rear hinge showing through to the gauze, where the heavy text blocks have strained the cases a little. Internally clean and free from spotting. A descendent of the House of Savoy, Amedeo is famous for his voyages of adventure and discovery. These volumes recount, in his own words, his expedition to the North Pole, during which he lost two fingers to frost bite. Though unable to lead the final sled expedition to the pole itself thanks to his aforementioned injuries, his team made it to the Pole, beating Nansen's record by thirty five kilometers. Pictorial bookplate, "Robert A Murray" to front pastedowns.

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        Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. From the Book of St. Albans ? With an Introductory Essay on the Contemplative Man's favorite recreation by William Loring Andrews

      New York: Scribners, 1903. Limited to 160 copies on hand-made paper. [xii], lxxxvi, [x1 pp. Printed at the Gilliss Press from type cast specially for this book, patterned after the traditional old character first used by Wynkyn de Worde in his original 1496 edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in limp vellum, gilt stamped, t.e.g. Two of four ties missing, else fine. Limited to 160 copies on hand-made paper. [xii], lxxxvi, [x1 pp. Printed at the Gilliss Press from type cast specially for this book, patterned after the traditional old character first used by Wynkyn de Worde in his original 1496 edition. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        Histoire des Lagides. I. Les cinq premiers Ptolemees (323-181 avant J.-C.); II. Decadence et fin de la dynastie (181-30 avant J.-C.); III. Les institutions de l'Egypte Ptolemaique I; IV. Les institutions de l'Egypte Ptolemaique II. [FOUR VOLUMES].

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1903-07.. Four volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. xii, 404; 410; 404; iii, 419. Addenda, index. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary quarter black calf and marbled boards, spines with raised bands, gilt labels, each volume dated in gilt at foot of spine and with paper shelf label, marbled endpapers, triple-colour ribbon markers; some wear at head of a spine. A very good set in fine internal condition. Excellent interiors, rather bright and crisp. ~ First edition. [Note: we offer also: Lenormant, Francois: "Essai sur le classement des monnaies d'argent des Lagides" (Blois, Lecesne, 1855)]..

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        Aucassin and Nicolete

      Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903. Tall 12mo. Superbly bound by "W.S.H" in Arts and Crafts style in borwn crushed morocco with rectilinear ruling and lettering on both covers, spine with five raised bands and and six compartment flor de lis emblems, all stamped in gilt. Both inside covers have large doublures with dark green morocco panels and multiple repetitions of the flor-de-lis that appear on spine. Signed in rear doublure, "19 WSH 15." Possibly the work of W. S. Hadaway who was famous for his designs for Bruce Rogers' Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book. AEG. Inscribed, "To Father, from Will [?], 1915." Fine

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