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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

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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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        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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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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        Album with signatures, dedications, phrases of music, and visual art for Miss Eugenie Smeenk, dated 1903-1921.

      - 26 signed contributions, partly pasted in, partly written or drawn directly on the page. 6 original drawings, 1 etching, 1 watercolor, 5 musical quotations, 1 photo. Deluxe binding with spine and corners of gilt and polished calf with marbled boards. 180 p. All edges gilt with rounded corners. Edges a bit worn.* Eugénie Smeenk (1883-1978), daughter of the owner of the renowned Hotel Du Soleil in Arnhem, collected signatures and other autograph contributions of famous visitors. In this album, there are three categories: musicians from abroad, actors from France and visual artists from the Netherlands. The most important visiting musicians were Sergei Rachmaninoff, who entered a musical fragment from the Second Piano Concerto, that he had performed in Arnhem that same evening (December 7, 1908) and Willem Mengelberg, who directed that concert; cellist Pablo Casals and pianist Harold Bauer, who performed together on November 26, 1907; opera singers Jeanne Raunay, Hermine Bosetti and Georgette Leblanc - with her husband, the author Maurice Maeterlinck - violinists Jacques Thibaud and Kathleen Parlow; and composer Richard Strauss. The actors' comprise famous actress Sarah Bernhardt, Édouard de Max with his young assistant Marie Ventura, and Coquelin Cadet. The actors' signatures are accompanied by friendly and humorous quotations.The drawings and prints are generally from a slightly later date, 1909-1921. The artists are Jozef Israëls (pen drawing of a girl on a dune, not dated), Charles Dankmeijer (old farm, ink drawing), Toon Dupuis (photo of an equestrian statue), Hendrik van Bloem (landscape, etching), H.J. Haverman (rabbits, ink drawing), Kees van Waning (landscape, charcoal drawing), Herman Moerkerk (old man, mottoed 'Sic transit.', elaborate drawing in aquarel and crayon), Willem E. Roelofs jr. (fish in a kitchen, ink drawing) and Benjamin Prins (old man from Ponte Tresa, pencil drawing).An astonishing company to find in a young woman's album! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        Hombres (Hommes)

      Imprimé sous le manteau et ne se vend nulle part. [Paris: Albert Messein, 1903.] In-12 (183 x 116 mm) - Imprimé sous le manteau et ne se vend nulle part. [Paris: Albert Messein, 1903.] In-12 (183 x 116 mm). The first edition of Verlaine's explicit paean to homosexual love, which includes the "Sonnet au trou-du-cul" written in collaboration with his lover Arthur Rimbaud. The editor Le Dantec refused to include this collection in the modern critical edition of Verlaine's complete works. Enfer 1151. Pia 601A beautiful copy of the special edition, limited to 25 (this is copy #1), bound in full morocco, signed H. Duhayon, raised bands, edges gilt, original wrappers present, wood slipcase, ex libris of Henri Fischer. With the holograph corrections to the page numbers (46. 47. 48) Van Bever & Monda, p. 67; Carteret Romantique II, p. 435; Paul Verlaine, Oeuvres poétiques complètes, Pléiade, p. 1375; Pia Enfer, 650; Dutel I, p. 170, N° 397*. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft 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]

      [Bookseller: Magus Books of Sacramento]
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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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        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. .

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        Village Press] PRINTING: AN ESSAY ... FROM “ARTS & CRAFTS ESSAYS BY MEMBERS OF THE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION SOCIETY

      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.

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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.

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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 .

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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

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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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        ETUDE DE LA PLANTE: SON APPLICATION AUX INDUSTRIES D'ART

      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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        THE DRAMA: ITS HISTORY, LITERATURE AND INFLUENCE ON CIVILIZATION

      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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