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        Encyklopädie der Mikroskopischen Technik mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Färbelehre. Band 1-2 cpl.

      Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin, Wien 1903 - ( Erste Ausgabe ) Band 1 - 2 mit VI, 1500 Seiten sowie zusammen 134 Abbildungen ( teils in Holzstich ) im Text. Jeweils in Bibliothekshalbleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, Klein4°. >>Eines der umfangreichsten und bedeutendsten Werke zu allen Bereichen der Mikroskopischen Methodologie. Die lexikalisch angelegten Bände werden im am Ende des zweiten Bandes auch durch ein 'Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der zitierten Autoren' erschlossen. >> Einbände berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarken auf den schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel udn -vermerke, wenige Seiten gering fleckig. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. - Die vorliegende Erste Ausgabe ist sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 2900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Optimism. An Essay

      New York: Crowell & Company, 1903. FIRST EDITION. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, dust-jacket chipped by completely intact (offset onto pastedowns). 8vo; 76pp; half-tone portrait as frontis tipped in, titlepage in red and black with woodcut vignette, green cloth with title and author in gilt on front panel and spine, with elaborate red and gold cartouche, top edge gilt, printed by Daniel Berkeley Updike at The Merrymount Press with the customary elegance and care inherent in Updike's work. Original buff dust jacket printed in green, author, title and price of in green on spine. Front panel of jacket has decorative border surrounding a single rule, the title and author and a blurb about the book which does not appear in the text itself First Edition, dedicated by Helen Keller to her teacher Anne Sullivan Macy with whose help she graduated from Radcliffe in 1904. A fine copy with the scarce fragile dust-wrapper, which states: "This book marks Miss Keller's real entrance into the literary world. It is her first essay in original and independent authorship... it is an exposition of the author's creed of cheerfulness; a protest against the pessimism of Schopenauer and Omar Khayyam. The work exhibits a breadth of view and depth or reading which stamp it a valuable literary contribution, aside from the interest aroused by its authorship." The work was printed by Daniel Berkeley Updike at the Merrymount Press. * Blind and deaf from the age of two, Keller (1880-1968) learned to speak, read, and write with the help of Anne Sullivan. Keller graduated with honors from Radcliffe in 1904. As a junior at Radcliffe, she completed the first volume of her autobiography (The Story of My Life) and the present volume, an inspirational lesson in courage which still touches today's reader. By her own example of personal courage in overcoming incredible obstacles, Helen Keller has had a profound effect throughout the world. "Optimism" was one of her first attempts to inspire others. The dust-wrapper, which is rarely found, is chipped along extremities; offsetting to first and last blank leaves, otherwise an excellent copy, partially unopened. * REFERENCE: 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN, pp. 65-68.

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        The Strenuous Life

      NY, The Century Co., 1903, early edition. Brown cloth with leather label, TEG, includes essays and addresses, with frontispiece photo portrait of Roosevelt, this copy Inscribed by Roosevelt ("Lyman L. Pierce Esq./with regards of/Theodore Roosevelt"), Pierce was considered the originator of the fund-raising campaign, he was widely regarded as one of the country's foremost philanthropic fund raisers, conducting the first ever capital campaign for the YMCA raising more than $60 million in the early 1900s, laid in loosely is one of Pierce's business cards as General Secretary of the Washington, D. C. YMCA. Minor wear, else about fine.

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        Sur les radiations invisibles émises par les corps phosphorescents; Sur les radiations émises par phosphorescence.Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1896.

      First edition, in original printed wrappers, of the discovery of radioactivity. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 was shared between Becquerel, "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity," and Marie and Pierre Curie, "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel." <br/><br/> "Becquerel was born in Paris and studied civil engineering at the École Polytechnique. Having obtained his diploma in 1877, he opted for a career as a scientist. He did research in optics, took his PhD in 1888, and was elected a member of the Academy of Sciences a year later. In 1892 Becquerel became professor at the Natural History Museum in Paris, like his father and grandfather before him (and later his son after him). In 1895 he was also appointed professor at the École Polytechnique. His speciality (as that of his father and grandfather) was the study of <i>?uorescence and phosphorescence</i>. These are properties of materials to emit light if properly stimulated, usually by irradiation with light of shorter wavelength than that of the emitted light... In the <i>Académie des Sciences</i> Röntgen's discovery [of X-rays] was discussed in January 1896. It was quite natural for Becquerel to wonder, as Poincaré had suggested, whether X-rays were produced by some kind of phosphorescence. <br/><br/> "Becquerel began investigations with materials which were phosphorescent if exposed to sunlight. Because of its scienti?c tradition the Museum possessed many samples of such material. This was a decisive advantage which he had over his competitors. His technique was clear and simple. He wrapped a photographic plate in thick black paper, protecting it from light, placed on it the phosphorescent substance, exposed the arrangement for some time to the direct sunlight, and ?nally developed the plate. Since X-rays were known to traverse the paper, the plate would be blackened if X-rays were produced. At ?rst the results were negative. But when he used a sample of potassium uranyl disulphate K<sub>2</sub>UO<sub>2</sub> (SO<sub>4</sub>)<sub>2</sub>2H<sub>2</sub>O, he observed an effect which he reported to the Academy on 24 February [in 'Sur les radiations émises par phosphorescence']. <br/><br/> "A week later, on 2 March 1896, Becquerel reported again to the Academy [in 'Sur les radiations invisibles émises par les corps phosphorescents']. <b>It is this report that contained the discovery which would make him famous</b> [our emphasis]. We ?rst quote from a paragraph dealing with repetitions of his previous experiment: <br/><br/> <i>A photographic plate, gelatine with silver bromide, was enclosed in an opaque frame in black cloth, closed on one side by a sheet of aluminium; if one exposed the frame in full sunshine, even for a whole day, the plate was not fogged; but, if one had ?xed on the aluminium sheet, on the outside, a lamella of uranium salt [...] and if one exposed it for several hours to the sun, one recognised, after one had developed the plate in the usual way, that the silhouette of the crystalline lamella appeared in black on the sensitive plate.</i><br/><br/> "The unexpected discovery is described two paragraphs further down [p. 502]: <br/><br/> <i>I shall insist in particular on the following fact which seems to me very important and outside the phenomena one could expect to observe: The same crystalline lamellas, placed with respect to photographic plates in the same way [...] but kept in the dark, produce again the same photographic prints. Here is how I have been led to make that observation: Of the previous experiments some had been prepared on Wednesday 26th and on Thursday 27th of February and, since on these days the sun had shown itself only intermittently, I had kept the experiments prepared and placed the frames back in the dark into a drawer, leaving the lamellas of uranium salt in place. Since the sun had also not shown itself the following days, I developed the plates, expecting to ?nd very feeble images. The silhouettes appeared, on the contrary, with great intensity.</i><br/><br/> "Becquerel then went on to describe how he repeated experiments in complete darkness with the same result. Thus besides X-rays (or Röntgen rays) there was yet another kind of new rays, which were emitted seemingly without cause by a certain phosphorescent substance although that substance had not been stimulated to phosphoresce. <br/><br/> "During the course of 1896 Becquerel continued to investigate these rays. Still in March he found that they discharge an electroscope, i.e., they give some electric conductivity to air [reported in 'Sur quelques propriétés nouvelles des radiations invisibles émises par divers corps phosphorescents,' pp. 559-564]. He also performed observations, which later turned out to be erroneous, namely, that the rays could be re?ected, refracted, and could possess polarization. These erroneous ?ndings seemed to attribute to Becquerel's rays most of the properties of ordinary light; they seemed to be better understood than Röntgen rays. It can be assumed that for this reason there was little interest in them for the next two years. In May 1896, Becquerel found out that all uranium compounds, phosphorescent or not, which he had studied, emitted rays. He concluded that pure metallic uranium should show the strongest radiation and con?rmed that hypothesis by experiment. Becquerel now called his rays uranic rays. At the end of 1896, he reported on the absorbing power of different materials with respect to his rays. Moreover, he stressed the fact that the source of energy, which makes uranium emit rays, was completely unknown. <br/><br/> "We can summarize the events of 1896 in Paris by stating that Becquerel discovered radioactivity. He found it to be a property of the element uranium. It could be detected photographically and electrically. An unknown source of energy had to exist to keep the radiation going" (Brandt, <i>The Harvest of a Century</i>, pp. 10-12). <br/><br/> There is some confusion in the literature as to which of Becquerel's six papers in Vol. 122 of <i>Comptes Rendus</i> represents the discovery of radioactivity. Garrison & Morton ascribe the discovery of radioactivity to 'Sur les radiations émises par phosphorescence,' in which Becquerel observes the effect of uranium sulphate on photographic paper but wrongly believes it to be due to phosphorescence caused by the effect of sunlight on the salt. PMM incorrectly states that the discovery was first reported in Becquerel's third paper 'Sur quelques propriétés nouvelles des radiations invisibles émises par divers corps phosphorescents,' which only describes the effect of the rays on an electroscope. As Brandt correctly states, and as is clearly established by the quotation above, it was in Becquerel's second paper in this volume, 'Sur les radiations invisibles émises par les corps phosphorescents,' that the discovery was made: the effect of the uranium salt on a photographic plate was observed even though the effect of sunlight on the salt had been excluded. <br/><br/> Garrison & Morton 2001. Dibner, <i>Heralds of Science</i> 163; PMM 393 (both referring to the 1903 book edition of Becquerel's radioactivity papers). Norman 158 (complete journal volume).. pp. 501-503 in Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de L'Académie des Sciences, Tome 122, No. 9, 3 March 1896. [With:] 'Sur les radiations émises par phosphorescence,' pp. 420-421 in ibid., No. 8, 24 February 1896. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1896. Original printed wrappers

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        The Call of the Wild

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition ("July, 1903") on copyright page. Frontispiece and 8 color plates after illustrations by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. Decorated by Charles Edward Hooper. 231, [1], [2, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green pictorial cloth, t.e.g., others uncut. Light crease to top corner of first few leaves, else near fine.

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        The Works

      London: George Allen,, 1903?-12. Edited by E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. 39 volumes, octavo (242 × 164 mm). Finely bound by Bumpus in dark blue half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, blue cloth boards, cream endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispieces and plates, numerous illustrations in text, and facsimiles. Spines a little faded and rubbed, an excellent set. The definitive Library Edition, limited to 2,062 copies, of which 2,000 were for sale. "The apogee of Ruskin's immediate influence was marked by the decision to publish a monumental Library Edition of his complete works … Although biographically reticent and presenting a liberal version of Ruskin …, this [edition] became the foundation for future Ruskin scholarship" (ODNB). With an autograph letter signed by Ruskin to his publisher tipped on to binder's front blank.

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        An Angler's Autobiography [The Author's Manuscript]. The Halford Dry Fly Series Volume IV

      London, 1903. Pen and ink on paper, 244 pp. neatly and closely written in Halford's hand, and signed by him on the title page. With the nine-page autograph manuscript of the introduction by William Senior, and his occasional marginal comments to text. 1 vols. 4to. Gathered in preliminaries and 16 chapters, each secured with a brass clip. Some occasional light soiling of top leaves, else fine and legible entirely. In custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. Halford's Manuscript: An Angler's Autobiography The original manuscript of the autobiography of Frederic M. Halford (1844-1914), author and angler of the late Victorian and early Edwardian eras whose writings and systematic approach to the dry fly profoundly influenced fly-fishing around the world. His series of books, beginning with Floating Flies (1886) and Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice (1889), and including Making a Fishery (1895) and Dry-Fly Entomology (1897), established his reputation and made a legendary figure of the somewhat reserved Halford. His autobiography appeared in 1903 as volume four of the standard edition of his writings and was widely reviewed. He published two further works, Modern Development of the Dry Fly (1910) and The Dry-Fly Man's Handbook (1913) Halford wrote in a clean and highly legible hand, with occasional small interpolations or deletions. His friend and fishing companion William Senior, editor of The Field, wrote an introduction and read the book in manuscript. His pencilled comments appear regularly and made a material contribution to the book. In Chapter V, where Halford wrote rather tersely "We consulted all the local anglers as to flies & soon picked up the rudiments of dry fly fishing," Senior commented "give 'my friend' an initial - expand learning process." Halford did so, identifying his friend as "L.", and the passage runs to two paragraphs (pp. 39-40 of the published book) In other instances, Senior disputed some of Halford's propositions, and the finished book demonstrates how this discourse shaped Halford's text. Chapter VII, "Fishing the Sunk Fly," opens with a passage in which Halford distinguished between an angler who stalks a feeding fish, "evidently intended by nature to be a votary of the floating fly" and the angler "'fishing a stream' on the chance of tempting the lively little trout ... as evidently a born adherent of the sunk fly." Senior commented "not quite fair as dry-fly often impossible - the biggest fish caught wet (U.S. & N.Z.)". In the published book (p. 65), Halford incorporated Senior's critique: 'some of my friends whose experience of fly fishing, wet and dry, is far greater than my own, condemn my opinions. They urge, no doubt with good foundation, the argument that in some rivers the dry fly is impossible ...". Halford was clearly aware that anglers did not always follow his theoretical line, long before publication of Skues' Minor Tactics brought the differences to the fore AN ANGLING MANUSCRIPT OF UNPARALLELED SIGNIFICANCE.

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        Atlas der Heilpflanzen des Praelaten Kneipp.

      Regensburg, Wunderling, (1903). - 4 . 1 Bl. Vorwort u. 328 (v. 331) chromolith. Tafeln von Margarethe Fürstin von Thurn und Taxis. Ill. OLwd., (ber., Gelenke stark eingerissen. Kapitale fransig). Nissen, BBI 1008n. - Schöner, dekorativer Pflanzenatlas. - Die 3 fehlenden Tafeln (Zwischenblätter) liegen in Kopie bei. - Kl. Loch im Vors., etw. fingerfl., N. a. Vors.

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        A Broad Sheet ? No. 20

      London: Elkin Mathews, 1903. Three hand-colored woodcuts by Jack B. Yeats. Poem by Douglas Hyde and one traditional Irish song, letterpress text in two columns. Printed by Farncombe & Son Printers, Croydon. 1 vols. Folio (20 x 15 in.). Light toning to margins. Jack Yeats collaborated with Pamela Colman Smith and London publisher Elkin Mathews to produced this monthly broadside. They published 24 numbers from 1902-3, each with hand-colored woodcut illustrations by Yeats and others and letterpress text contributed by Masefiled, William B. Yeats and others.

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        Atlas der Heilpflanzen des Praelaten Kneipp. Bildlich dargestellt durch Margarethe Fürstin von Thurn und Taxis.,

      Regensburg, W. Wunderling's Hofbuchhandlung, 1903 - 229 chromolithogr. farb. Pflanzentafeln nach M. von Thurn und Taxis, 1 Bl. Vorwort. Nissen BBI 1008n. Makelloses Exemplar der ersten Ausgabe mit prächtigen Farbtafeln. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 4°, (31 x 23 cm). Farbig illustr. Originalleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works

      London: John Murray,, 1903.. The Author's Edition. 12 volumes, octavo (205 × 136 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun Rivière in red full crushed morocco, titles and centre tool to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins with cornerpieces gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. An excellent set. Limited to 1000 numbered sets, this one being number 482 and is signed on the limitation page by Arthur Conan Doyle. With a tipped in compliment slip to the verso of the frontispiece signed by both the author and his wife "With every good wishes from Jean Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Sept 18/17." Not a complete edition, but it contains all the novels that the Author himself would like to be known as having written. He writes in his Preface, "Outside of this edition there is no work of mine up to this date which I do not willingly suppress.".

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        Das Vermächtnis des Admirals. Mit 68 Holzschnitten nach Originalzeichnungen.,

      Sam. Lucas, ca., 1903 - 311 Seiten. Goldgeprägter, illustrierter, roter Einband, Ornamente im Vorsatz Leider befindet sich das Buch in keinem guten Zustand, Fast alle Seiten sind in kleinen Blöcken gelöst, sind aber vollständig, einige Seiten finger- bzw. altersfleckig, Cover bestossen, auf der Rückseite stark berieben, Namenseintrag, seltene Ausgabe Altersfreigabe (FSK) ab 0 Jahre Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1420 Sammlung der besten Jugendschriften des Auslandes. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Story of the Ferry. Being an Account of the Ferry, between Dobbs Ferry, Westchester Co., NY and Snedens Landing, Rockland Co., NY on the Hudson River, established about the year 1698. Also Nicholas Gesner's Diary and other papers relating more or less to the history of Palisades, NY.

      Privately published, ca 1903, New York: - Extraordinarily rare history of Molly Sneden's ferry, Sneden's Landing and Palisades, NY with much historical information, illustrated with real photo illustrations tipped in. Vol. II in typescript (pp 106-150), with 49 photographs numbered 27-75, including 4 panoramic photos & photographic illustrations of maps. (with) Vol. III - an index published June 16, 1903, pp (8); LIII; red & black title page, "Index Only of the Story of the Ferry". 16 real photo illustrations including 3 panoramic photos & numerous photographs of maps, one original map with hand colored & manuscript additions. Vol. II and III complete in themselves, LACKS Vol. I. Chapters include: 'Some Trees Near Palisades, NY', 'The Big House', 'Library Beginnings', 'The Kings Woods'. Vol. II - OCLC: 4283057 referring to the Index Volume, without giving the Index Volume an OCLC number. The OCLC listing references 75 photographs; this copy has 63 photographs. Four libraries are listed as having copies, NY Public, State, Historical Society and Rockland Community College.Compiled by Winthrop S. Gilman Jr. [1839&#150;1923] of Gilman, Son and Co., a NY banking house. Gilman was the founder of the library in Palisades NJ - this book was clearly a labor of love in an extremely limited edition, volumes 1 & 2 possibly existing in only 4 copies; the Index volume existing in only 12 copies, this copy listed as no. 9 by the author, inscribed to Mr. Harvey Conklin of Closter, NJ, June 16th 1903. An additional note in manuscript by the author states that a 4th copy of the book was prepared at the behest of Mrs. Kenny E. Lawrence and the complete work in two volumes was made for the New York Historical Society Library, November 12th, 1903. This description from OCLC:4283057- "Title page, preface, table of contents, and index (liii p. in v. 1) are printed; text (v. 1-2) is typewritten; v. 2. has no title page./ "Three copies only of these papers have been prepared", one of which is in the Library of Congress. This copy, originally presented to the Palisades Library replaces the original New York State Library copy, the greater part of which was destroyed in the fire of 1911. A fourth copy was later prepared for the New York Historical Society Library./ An index, a separate copy of the preliminary group of liii pages, forms the only item salvaged from the NYSL library fire./ Copy 2 of v. 1 consists of the printed, but no typewritten matter, and 53 of the 75 plates. Inserted is an incomplete "Index only" with red and black title page, dated June 16, 1903, "no. 12 of the twelve copies prepared" with author's presentation note dated March 4, 1904."With a 1911 ALS letter to Grover Asmus of West Hoboken from Arthur Mack of The Palisade Press, describing the history of the book. "This book about Molly Sneden's ferry and the adjacent towns of Sneeden's Landing and Palisades NY is the result of paintstaking and devoted research by Mr. Winthrop Gilman a resident of Palisades and founder of the publi library there, located in the historic "Big House". The book has never been printed. Only two copies, in typewritten form accompanied with photographs, are in existence." Also with a book store receipt to John Rawson.Royal 8vo, half brown calf and marbled paper boards, with 5 raised bands on spine, gilt deco. Spines quite worn, gilt titles on spine, Vol. II title label lacking, gilt flower endpapers; Vol. III marbled end papers. Stiff board pages with photos, with typescript text laid down. Corners, edges rubbed, Vol. II spine head/foot ruffled, Vol. III crack at front cover/spine but internally clean, bindings tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Was treue Liebe vermag".

      . Bildergeschichte mit Worten. Folge von acht Bleistiftzeichnungen. München 1903. Zwei Blätter signiert. Je ca. 10,5:12,5 cm. Reproduziert in: "Fliegende Blätter". Literatur: Flemig, SS. 220/21..

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Edlach [bei Reichenau], 25. V. 1903.. 2 SS. 4to.. "Geehrter Herr Doctor! Ihr Schreiben v. 21. dM wurde mir hierher nachgesendet, wo mir kein anderes Papier zur Verfügung steht, als diese Blätter. Wenn Sie erklären, daß Ihnen der animus injuriandi fehlte, den ich nach der Faßung Ihres Angriffes annehmen mußte, so stehe ich nicht an zu sagen, daß dann auch bei mir der Anlaß fehlt, mich über Ihre Person hinwegzusetzen. Meine Erwiderung wollen Sie dann als an Sie persönlich gerichtet ansehen. - Über die fraglichen Puncte werden wir uns wohl nicht einigen können. Die vielen Widersprüche in Wagner's Aufstellungen laßen sich nicht aufheben. Es wird dann darauf ankommen, welche Meinung oder Richtung in einer Frage bei ihm überwiegt. Und da ist es zweifellos, daß W. der Wißenschaft gegenüber sich ablehnend verhielt, auch gegenüber der Naturwißenschaft, wenngleich er der Letzteren ab und zu gerecht zu werden suchte. Als Literat werden Sie wohl einsehen, daß eine Erklärung in dem Sinne, daß W. die Wißenschaft 'verlacht' habe (wie sie in dem Briefe an das Wagnerdenkmal-Comite lautet) empörend ist. Solche Eruptionen soll man wohl nicht der Öffentlichkeit übergeben. Gerade dagegen habe ich meine Stimme erhoben. Solche Citirungen sind nicht scharf genug zurückzuweisen. Ich habe also nicht gegen Aufzeichnungen mündlicher Äußerungen im Allgemeinen mich erklärt, sondern nur gegen Heranziehungen solcher Art. Sie hätten daher mit Ihrer Kritik der 'Unwißenschaftlichkeit' etwas vorsichtiger sein können. Es ist übrigens nicht meine Absicht, Sie zu belehren oder belehren zu wollen, sowie ich mich gegen jeden Versuch, mir Ihre Ansicht zu octroyiren, ablehnend verhalte. Ich muß übrigens gestehen, daß ich von einer 'Schlappe' oder 'Abfuhr' (einer im diplomatischen Verkehr wohl nicht üblichen Bezeichnung) nichts verspüre - vielleicht fehlt mir die Intelligenz hiezu. Wenn Andere auf Ihrer Seite stehen, desto beßer für Sie. Wollen Sie es mir überlaßen, 'meine Reputation nicht zu schädigen' - dieser Rath erscheint mir überflüßig. - Daß Sie mit solcher Wärme für ideelle Fragen eintreten, gereicht Ihnen zur Ehre. Nur gestatten Sie mir als Älterem die Bemerkung: Laßen Sie sich nicht binden u. behaupten Sie Ihre Freiheit! [...]". - Adler gilt als Begründer der Wiener Musikwissenschaft. "A scholar, writer, critic, and founder of the field of Musicology, Guido Adler was an important figure in international music circles for nearly fifty years [...] As a teacher Adler's impact was enormous. In addition to the many students who went on to become important musicologists in their own right, he founded Quarterly for Musicology, created scholarly festivals on Haydn and Beethoven, published numerous authoritative works of musicology and began publishing Monuments of Music in Austria - a work he edited for forty-four years" (Hargrett Library, Univ. of Georgia).

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        [Halford&#39;s Dry Fly Series, complete, comprising:] Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice [with:] Dry-Fly Entomology [with:] Making a Fishery [and:] An Angler&#39;s Autobiography

      London: Vinton, 1903. With plates (many hand colored). 4 vols. Large 8vo. Original blue cloth titled in gilt. Fine set, first title a presentation copy inscribed by the author. Halford&#39;s Dry Fly Series A complete set of Halford&#39;s "Dry Fly Series", in uniform publisher&#39;s cloth. The first title is inscribed to W.H. Pope, acknowledged by Halford in the preface as one of the "best dry-fly fishermen of the day." With Nathaniel Lloyd, Pope "undertook the arduous task of reading through the book and making full notes of any points on which they could suggest improvements on the text of the older editions." An Angler&#39;s Autobiography, one of Halford&#39;s most engaging works, was published as the fourth volume of this series.&#11;&#11;Outstanding set of the classic angling writings of Halford.

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        The Land of Heart&#39;s Desire

      Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903. Second edition, one of 950 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper. vi, 33, [1] pp. Type 10-point Caslon old-style. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in grey paper over boards, with printed paper label on spine and upper cover. Bottom of spine chipped. Mosher Piracy Signed by Yeats Yeats did not approve of Mosher&#39;s piracies - this is the first Mosher title that we have seen signed by Yeats.

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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..

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 1. VII. 1903. - 7 ½ SS. 8vo. Wohl an den Musikwissenschaftler Richard Batka (1868-1922) in Wien: "Mit aufrichtiger Sympathie verfolge ich seit längerer Zeit Ihr Wirken. Wer wie ich öfters über Bach und Schumann Vorlesungen zu halten hat, wird die Hörer mit Freuden auf Ihre kleinen Biographien hinweisen, dass sie vortrefflich sind, wird Ihnen durch alle unsere Fachleute bezeugt worden sein. Besondere Dankbarkeit schulden Ihnen die Freunde der deutschen Volks und Hausmusik für Ihre Thätigkeit im Kunstwart, die ich persönlich verfolge. Gerne hätte ich Ihnen meine Antheilnahme dadurch praktisch bethätigt, daß ich versucht hätte, Ihnen eine Reihe völlig vergessener schöner Compositionen aus früherer Zeit zur Veröffentlichung zu senden, dass Sie für solche Dinge Interesse haben, hoffe ich annehmen zu können. Aber ich gestehe Ihnen offen, dass ich oft stutzig wurde durch die eigenthümliche Art, in der Sie manche meiner Publikationen angezeigt und benützt haben [ ]". - 1880 debütierte Friedländer als Sänger in den Londoner Monday Popular Concerts. Nach einem Aufenthalt in Frankfurt/Main 1881-83 siedelte er nach Berlin über und wandte sich als Schüler Philipp Spittas musikwissenschaftlichen Studien zu. Ohne Abitur wurde F. 1887 in Rostock zum Dr. phil. promoviert. Er befaßte sich mit der Revidierung des Kommersbuches und spezialisierte sich zunehmend auf die Erforschung des deutschen Volks- und Kunstliedes. 1884 habilitierte sich Friedländer in Berlin für Musikwissenschaft, 1908 zum Geheimrat ernannt und war seit 1918 ordentlicher Honorarprofessor und akademischer Musikdirektor (DBE).

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        [Halford's Dry Fly Series, complete, comprising:] Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice [with:] Dry-Fly Entomology [with:] Making a Fishery [and:] An Angler's Autobiography

      London: Vinton, 1903. With plates (many hand colored). 4 vols. Large 8vo. Original blue cloth titled in gilt. Fine set, first title a presentation copy inscribed by the author. With plates (many hand colored). 4 vols. Large 8vo. Halford's Dry Fly Series. A complete set of Halford's "Dry Fly Series", in uniform publisher's cloth. The first title is inscribed to W.H. Pope, acknowledged by Halford in the preface as one of the "best dry-fly fishermen of the day." With Nathaniel Lloyd, Pope "undertook the arduous task of reading through the book and making full notes of any points on which they could suggest improvements on the text of the older editions." An Angler's Autobiography, one of Halford's most engaging works, was published as the fourth volume of this series. Outstanding set of the classic angling writings of Halford.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Frankfurt/Main, 7. XI. 1903.. 1 ½ SS. 8vo.. An den Musikwissenschaftler Richard Batka (1868-1922): "Gestatten Sie mir, Ihnen meinen wärmsten Dank für den grossen Genuß zu sagen, welchen ich der Lektüre Ihres 'Kranz' verdanke. Redlichkeit u. Auffassungsvermögen sind schließlich Eigenschaften, welche man von jedem Ästhetiker verlangen kann. Was Ihre Aufsätze aber aus dem Bereich des Kritisierens in ganz andere Regionen erhebt, das ist die Phantasie und das warme Herzblut, welche in jedem Satze zum Ausdruck kommen. Es ist eine alte Geschichte, dass es in der Kunst nicht auf's 'Was' sondern auf das 'Wie' ankommt. Nicht jede Wahrheit aber, selbst wenn sie noch so leicht zugänglich ist, kann man zu jedem beliebigen Moment auch wirklich empfinden. Ihre Aufsätze nun, welche sich nur mit der Kunst befassen wollten, und von denen eine ganze Anzahl selbst Kunst geworden sind, haben mir die obige Thatsache wieder so recht greifbar in's Bewusstsein getrieben. Und in der That, wenn ein feinfühliger, warm empfindender u. phantasievoller Mensch - also mit einem Wort: ein Künstler - z. B. das Thema 'Nachttopf' schriebe; ich glaube, wir könnten uns nicht genug darüber wundern, dass wir bislang unseren Sekt aus dem Kristallkelch statt aus jenem Gefäß tranken [ ]". - 1923 wurde Sekles Direktor des Hochschen Konservatorium in Frankfurt/Main. 1928 richtete er die erste Jazz-Klasse in Deutschland ein.

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        Shinsen saiho no kan

      Osaka: Kashiwabara Seijiro,, 1903. [New guidebook on sewing.] 2 volumes, landscape octavo. Original Japanese fukuro-toji, pouch or four-hole, binding, woodblock colour-printed crepe wraps, in original folding chemise with silk ties and bone toggles, printed label to upper cover. Book label for Isseido Booksellers to upper of the chemise pastedown. Double-page hand-coloured woodblock frontispiece of seamstresses, heightened with silver; 2 large folding patterns designed to be cut out, double-folding "calligraphic" title, 1 folding plate, and over 200 text diagrams, patterns, illustrations to the text. The chemise a little rubbed and with minor splits to the folds, light toning of the contents, the two folding plates somewhat browned, but overall all a very good set. First edition of this extremely uncommon, highly detailed practical guide to the cutting and sewing of kimonos from late Meiji-era Japan. The Ukiyo-e woodblock frontispiece of three Japanese seamstresses in their sewing room, surrounded by tools of their trade, working on tailoring kimonos is delightful. There are well-illustrated sections covering every technical aspect of the production of these garments: the tools for measuring, cutting, hand-painting, and sewing kimonos, pillows, mats; instructions on how correctly to lay out the bolts of cloth, and to cut the patterns for various parts of the garment, eri - neckband, uraeri - inner collar, sode - sleeve, tamoto - sleeve pouch, mae migoro - front main panels, mihaba - body, suso mawashi - lower lining, and obis; fitting the kimonos; properly sewing various seams; how to tie the kimono; the undergarments, and even down to the mon to be embroidered, or painted onto the silks and cottons. Paper mon stencil laid in at the front of the first volume. We have been unable to trace another copy of this work.

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        Bound collection of 39 offprints [see below]

      V.p.: 1880s-1900s. "Bound in order by size together in early 20th-century tan cloth (a bit dampstained), ""Orthopedics"" printed on spine; spine head cracked, gift bookplate of the Library of the Bridgeport Medical Association on front pastedown, hinges reinforced, top inner corner of front free endpaper torn; not the most attractive item, but a valuable collection nonetheless. Illustrated broadsheet, ""The New Therapy Bulletin"" no. 10, dated August, 1903, laid in. 1. Wilson, H. Augustus. The pathology of hip-joint disease, with illustrative cases. [Philadelphia, 1890]. Pp. 14; lecture delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital, Philadelphia. Harvard and NLM only in OCLC. 2. Judson, A.B. The rotary element in lateral curvature of the spine. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1890. Reprinted from the Medical Record, November 1, 1890. Pp. 12; text illustrations. OCLC locates two copies in North America, at Harvard and Michigan. 3. Judson, A.B. The weight of the body in its relation to the pathology and treatment of club-foot. [New York: n.p., 1892.] Text illustraitons; pp. 15; lecture read before the American Orthopædic Association, New York, September 21, 1892. 4. Peterson, Frederick. Some practical points in the diagnosis of spinal-cord lesions. New York: Trow Directory, 1892. Reprinted from the Medical Record, November 12, 1892. Text illustrations; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 5. Elliott, George R. Contribution to treatment of special caries, with speical reference to the woven wire corset. [New York, ca. 1890s.] ""Read before The American Medical Association."" Text illustrations, some photographic, throughout; pp. 11, [1]. Not in OCLC. 6. Taylor, Henry Ling. Principles and methods of examination in orthopædic practice. [New York, 1889.] ""Read before the Northwestern Medical and Surgical Society of N.Y., June 19th, 1889""; pp. 20. 7. Taylor, Henry Ling. The prevention and treatment of crural adduction. [New York, 1889.] Reprinted from the Medical News, March 23, 1889; originally read before the New York Academy of Medicine, Orthopædic Section, Feb. 15, 1887; text illustrations; pp. 18. 8. Taylor, Henry Ling. A case of Pott's disease with an unusual deformity: description of improved spinal apparatus. [New York, 1887.] ""Case related and apparatus shown at the meeting of the Orthopædic Association, New York, June 15 and 16, 1887""; text illustrations; pp. 8. Yale and Harvard only in OCLC. 9. Taylor, Henry Ling. The treatment of pes equino-varus by continuous leverage. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1890. Reprinted from the Medical Record, March 8, 1890; text illustrations; pp. 14. Harvard only in OCLC. 10. Judson, A.B. ""Is more conservatism desirable in the treatment of the joint diseases of children?"" [New York, 1889.] ""Read before the Orange Mountain Medical Society, April 12, 1889""; pp. 8. 11. Taylor, Henry Ling. Growth in spondylitics. [New York]: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for October 8, 1898; folding chart plate; pp. 5. Not in OCLC. 12. Taylor, Henry Ling. The therapeutic value of systematic passive respiratory movements. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1889. Reprinted from the Medical Record, May 4, 1889; text illustrations and tables throughout; pp. 12. Yale only in OCLC. 13. Taylor, Henry Ling. The mechanical treatment of senile coxitis. [New York, 1888.] Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for December 15, 1888; pp. 5. ""Read before the American Orthopædic Association at its second annual meeting."" Yale and Harvard only in OCLC. 14. Wilson, H. Augustus. Scope of orthopedics-- The forms of club-foot--Tenotomy. [Philadelphia? ca. 1891.] Pp. 26. Harvard only in OCLC. 15. Judson, A.B. A criticism of Willett's operation for talipes calcaneus. [New York, 1890.] Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for August 23, 1890; text illustrations; pp. 12. ""Read before the Orthopædic Section of the New York Academy of Medicine, March 21, 1890."" OCLC locates one copy in North America, at Harvard. 16. Judson, A.B. The pendent limb in the treatment of joint diseases of the lower extremity. [New York, ca. 1890.] Pp. 3. Pamphlet top edge torn away with pieces laid in. 17. Wiener, Alex. C. The extension corset and its indications. Chicago: American Medical Association Press, 1896. Reprinted from the Journal of the American Medical Association, April 25, 1896""; text illustrations; pp. 23. Harvard only in OCLC. 18. Taylor, Henry Ling. The mechanical treatment of osteitis of the knee. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for November 18, 1893; text illustrations; pp. 12. Harvard only in OCLC. 19. Brown, Dillon. Osteoclasis for the correction of deformities. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1887. Reprinted from the Medical Record, December 3, 1887; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 20. Arnold, E.H. A case of congenital elevated shoulder. [N.p., ca. 1890.] Black and white x-ray photograph; pp. 4. Not in OCLC. 21. Taylor, Henry Ling. The value of mechanical treatment in old and neglected cases of Pott's disease. [Washington, D.C., 1891.] Reprinted from the Medical News, December 5, 1894; text illustrations; pp. 11. ""Read before the American Orthopedic Association, Washington, September 23, 1891."" Not in OCLC. 22. Taylor, Henry Ling. The treatment of club-foot by continuous leverage. [New York]: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for November 19, 1892; text illustrations; pp. 7. ""Read before the American Orthopædic Association, New York, September 21, 1895."" 23. Wilson, H. Augustus. The necessity for early correction in congenital club- foot. [Philadelphia, ca. 1890.] ""Delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital""; pp. 10. 24. Wilson, H. Augustus. Clinical lecture-- tenotomy by open incision for talipesequinus; torticollis from rheumatoidal arthritis; subcutaneous tenotomy of sterno-cleido-mastoid for torticollis. [N.p., 1892.] Reprinted from the American Lancet, February, 1895; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 25. Tenotomy by open and subcutaneous incision, tubercular synovitis and osteitis of shoulder. [N.p., ca. 1890.] Pp. 8. 26. Case, Meigs. Spinal disease and spinal curvature. New York: Jennings, 1885. Reprinted from the Medical Record, New York, Dec. 27, 1884; text illustrations; pp. 16. Harvard only in OCLC. 27. Wilson, H. Augustus. Clinical lecture. 1. Subcutaneous osteotomy of femur--2. Incipient hip-joint disease. [Philadelphia, ca. 1890.] ""Delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital""; pp. 7. Not in OCLC. 28. Wilson, H. Augustus. Practical details in the preparation of plaster of Paris bandages. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Reprinted from the Philadelphia Polyclinic, February and March, 1893; text illustrations; pp. [31]-36. ""An evening lecture delivered at the Polyclinic Hospital."" 29. Wilson, H. Augustus. Practical details in the application of plaster of Paris bandages. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Pp. 78-82. 30. Wilson, H. Augustus. Free incision of abscess of ostitis of hip; and closure without drainage. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Reprinted from the Transactions of the Philadelphia County Medical Society, January 11, 1893; pp. 6. ""Read January 11, 1893."" OCLC locates one copy in North America, at Harvard. 31. Taylor, Henry Ling. A bivalve plastic splint for Pott's disease. [Boston, 1898.] Black and white photographic text illustrations; pp. 7. ""Read at the meeting of the American Orthopedic Association, Boston, May 18, 1898."" Not in OCLC. 32. Wilson, H. Augustus. Report of a case of spina bifida, with partial motor and sensory paralysis of both extremities, complete paralysis of the sphincters of the bladder and rectum, double equinovarus, and purulent bursitis. [Philadelphia, 1891.] Reprinted from Transactions of American Orthopedic Association, September, 1891; photographic illustrations; pp. 6. Harvard only in OCLC. 33. Gibney, Virgil P. Mechanical and surgical problems in the paralyses of children. [Hartford, 1900.] ""Read before the Hartford Medical Society, April 2, 1900""; pp. 12. Not in OCLC. 34. Wilson, H. Augustus. Bone operations for the correction of club-foot, based upon an analysis of 435 operations by 108 operators. [Philadelphia, 1893.] Reprinted from the Transactions of the American Orthopedic Association, September, 1893; pp. 36. Royal College of Surgeons (UK) only in OCLC. 35. Geyser, Albert C. The treatment of chronic diseases by physical therapeutics through the sympathetic nervous system, with explanation of the author's method of electrical localization of disease via the spinal column...Abstract from original article. [New York, 1903.] ""Read in the regular monthly meeting of the Clinical Society of the New York School of Physical Therapeutics, June 19th, 1903""; pp. 7. 36. Taylor, Henry Ling. Exercise and vigor. [Washington, 1898.] Reprinted from the Dietetic and Hygienic Gazette, August, 1898; pp. [6]. ""Read at the meeting of the National Education Association, Washington, July 8, 1898."" Not in OCLC. 37. Truax, Charles. Amputations in the light of prothetical science. [Buffalo, 1891.] ""Read before the National Association of Railway Surgeons at Buffalo, New York, May 1st, 1891""; pp. 21. Stanford only in OCLC. 38. Wilson, H. Augustus. A clinical lecture on the prevention of idiopathic rotary lateral curvatures of the spine. [Philadelphia, ca. 1890.] Three plates of black and white photographs; pp. 10. Not in OCLC. 39. Stillman, Charles. Recent contributions to orthopedic surgery...I. Lateral rotary curvature of the spine. II. Round shoulders. III. Pott's disease. [New York?: The Florence, ca. 1890.] Text illustrations, pp. 18. Not in OCLC."

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 25. IV. 1903.. 6 SS. auf 2 gefalt. Doppelbll. 8vo.. An Ludwig Bösendorfer: "Sie waren vor 3 und 4 Jahren so überaus gütig mir einen guten Flügel nach Raab (Györ, Ungarn) zu schicken. Ich besuche nun nach 3 Jahren wieder einmal meine Eltern in Raab, und werde voraussichtlich daselbst ungefähr 14 Tage verweilen. Nun möchte ich natürlich in dieser Zeit nicht 'ausser Übung' gerathen, denn ich habe im September meine Londoner Conzerte, dann noch 3 Conzerte in Berlin, und 2 oder 3 in Wien. Über meine Wiener Conzerte möchte ich noch mit Ihnen, verehrtester Herr Bösendorfer mündlich sprechen. Ich habe neulich gehört (von Busoni) dass Sie sich noch meiner erinnern, und sogar einiges Interesse für mich haben. Das hat mich so gefreut! Ich habe seit 2 Jahren nicht öffentlich gespielt. Nur studiert und componiert. Allerdings spiele ich jetzt viel besser Clavier. Diese zweijährige 'Zurückgezogenheit' hat mir in jeder Beziehung sehr wohl gethan [...]". - Der aus Wien gebürtige Szanto (eigtl. Smulevic) studierte 1898-1901 bei Ferruccio Busoni in Berlin. Ab 1905 lebte er in Paris, ab 1914 in der Schweiz, bevor er 1921 nach Budapest übersiedelte. Er war ein früher Verfechter von Zoltan Kodaly and Bela Bartok und verarbeitete in seinen eigenen Kompositionen verschiedentlich japanische Einflüsse. Besondere Bedeutung entfaltete der virtuose Techniker Szanto als Klavierpädagoge; zu seinen Schülern zählt Berta Alves de Sousa.

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        Ralph Waldo Emerson Journals

      Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1903. Octavo, 8 volumes. Number 56 of 600. Three quarters morocco, gilt tooling to the spine, front and rear panels. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. When Emerson died in 1882 he was the most famous public intellectual in America. Yet his most remarkable literary creation—his journals—remained unpublished. Begun when he was a precocious Harvard junior of 16 and continued without significant lapse for almost 60 years, Emerson's journals were his life's work. They were the starting point for virtually everything in his celebrated essays, lectures, and poems; a "Savings Bank," in which his occasional insights began to cohere and yield interest; a commonplace book, in which he gathered the choicest anecdotes, ideas, and phrases from his voracious and wide-ranging reading; and a fascinating diary in the ordinary sense of the term.

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        Ahab and other Poems

      London: Chiswick Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1903. First Edition. Wraps. One of only 150 copies on hand-made paper. A nice unsophisticated copy free of ownership or other markings. Japan vellum jacket over wraps. ; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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        Le Train d'Orient et les voyages par terre et par mer de Paris a Constantinople.

      Paris, Societé Francaise d'éditions d'art, [1903]. - Large 4to. 272 pp. Publisher's original illustrated red cloth, stamped in gold and black. All edges gilt. Second edition of this popular, profusely illustrated guide through the countries and places visited by the Orient Express, which took up service in 1883. The elaborate art nouveau binding recalls that of the first edition, published by Émile Gaillard in 1894. - Some browning throughout, but well-preserved. OCLC 457665773. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An experimental investigation of the rôle of the blood fluids in connection whith phagocytosis (72: pp.357-370; 73: 128-142, 1 Taf.).

      - Proc. roy. Soc., 72+73. - London, Harrison & Sons, 1903-04, 8°, VIII, 516; VIII, 548 pp., Abb., Taf., 2 Halbleinenbände; St.a.Tit. First print of "the first description of an auto-antibody, and of an auto-immune disease, paraxysmal cold hemoglobinuria by Julius Donath (1870-1950) and Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943)." - Garrison & Morton No.2558.1; Milestones in immunology, pp.174-177. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Red Triangle

      London: Eveleigh Nash,, 1903. Being some further Chronicles of Martin Hewitt: Investigator. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, titles and vignette of the protagonist at work blocked to front board in red, white and black. Spine sunned and gently rolled, extremities very lightly bumped and toned, a few pale marks to boards, minor foxing to endpapers. A very good copy, notably bright for a book of this time. First edition, first impression. Morrison (1863-1945) drew on his experiences growing up in London's East End to write books, such as Tales of the Mean Streets (1896) and most famously, A Child of the Jago (1896), that tended to shock his inevitably middle class readership (ODNB). The present volume is the last in the series featuring Martin Hewitt, a sleuth whose stories bear reasonable comparison with those of the great detective himself. The front pastedown bears the bookplate of Florence and Edward Kaye, bibliophiles who amassed a noted library of crime fiction.

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        Slipper's ABC of Fox Hunting

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1903. by E. Œ. Somerville M.F.H. Joint-Author of "Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.," "A Patrick's Day Hunt," &c. Folio. Original buff cloth, title to spine in black, to front board in black, white and red, pictorial design of a fox hunter and three dogs to front board in black, white, brown, and red. 20 colour chromolithographic plates. Bookplate of Cecil Hawkins to front pastedown. Extremities slightly rubbed and bumped, minor wear to spine ends and corners, light foxing to prelims and endmatter, text block slightly strained in a few places but binding firm. A very good copy. First edition of this alphabet with 20 full-page illustrations accompanied by short verses. One of Edith Somerville's solo efforts; she is best known for the books she wrote with Violet Martin as "Somerville and Ross", the Irish RM series.

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      Published by William Phillips, 1903. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Dark green leather binding with gilt titles and decorations. This is 3 volumes that have been bound into two books. Elaborate manuscript presentation; leaf inscribed 'To Anne Hoare...' bound into the front of each volume. 119 hand-coloured plates. All edges gilt. Some light bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A bit of scuffing along some cover edges. Some foxing and page browning internally. Hand coloured plates are all present and exquisite! [S]

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        "Eine Deputation aus Afrika". Ein Clown empfängt eine Gruppe in Frack und Zylinder gekleideter Tiere, die einen Blumenstrauß mit "No 3000" auf einer Banderole überreichen.

      . Feder in Schwarzbraun, über Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, links unten datiert und signiert "1903 AOberländer", darunter im weißen Rand betitelt. 30,3:43,5 cm. Gering fleckig sowie kleine Beschädigungen im Randbereich sorgfältig restauriert. Vermutlich als Gratulationsblatt zur 3000. Ausgabe der "Fliegende Blätter", die 1903 erschien, entstanden..

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      Elston Press, (New Rochelle) 1903 - small 8vo. cloth-backed boards, later slipcase. 28, (4) pages. Limited to 160 copies printed in red and black on English hand-made paper watermarked with the "cat." (Johnson 23). Taken from the 1645 printing of Milton's work. With highly decorative title page and some initial letters and seventeen illustrations cut on wood from designs by H.M. O'Kane. Bookplate. Small ink ownership stamp. Lacks spine label. cloth-backed boards, later slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Durbar.

      London, Adam and Charles Black, (1903). - 4to. XII, 210pp. With 100 colour plates by Mortimer Menpes. Orig. pict. cloth, t.e.g. One of 1000 numbered copies of the Edition-de-Luxe, signed by the artist. - Engraved bookplate (William Ruddell Clarke, Trabolgan) on inner cover. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Enchanted Island of Yew

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1903). First. First edition. Neat gift inscription, one plate seamlessly re-attached, else a nice, near fine copy. .

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        Somerset County Cricket Club 1903&#150;1904 (yearbook)

      Taunton: Hammett & Co. 1903 - Fourteenth year of issue, containing the county's scores in 1903. The Somerset yearbook was published annually between 1890 and 1905, not issued 1906-08, then 1909-13, 1920-39, 1940-46 in a single volume, then 1947-67. AD Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is "difficult to procure". 8vo. 75pp + [14] adverts. Original cloth-backed boards, sl soiled. A very good copy. Scarce.  [Padwick, 2558]

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        Wilhelm von Humboldts Gesammelte Schriften. 15 Bände in 16. Vollständige Ausgabe ohne die später erschienenen beiden Briefbände. Hrsg. von der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Hrsg. von Albert Leitzmann und Bruno Gebhardt., 1. Abteilung: Band 1: Werke 1785-1795. - Band 2: 1796-1799. - Band 3: 1799-1818. - Band 4: 1820-1822. - Band 5: 1823-26. - Band 6, 1.u. 2. Hälfte: 1827-1835. - Band 7, 1.u. 2. Hälfte: Einleitung zum Kawiwerk. / Paralipomena. - Band 8: Übersetzungen. - Band 9: Gedichte. - 2. Abteilung: Band 10: Politische Denkschriften I: 1802-1810. - Band 11: Politische Denkschriften II: 1810-1813. Band 12 (in 2 Bänden): Politische Denkschriften III, 1. Hälfte: 1815-1834. - Politische Denkschriften III, 2. Hälfte: 1815

      Berlin B. Behr s Verlag, 1903-1920. - Zwischen 350 und 680 S. Bibliotheksexemplare mit dezenten Stempeln auf den linken Haupttitelseiten, teilw. auch kl. Signaturnummern auf den rechten Titelseiten. Rücken mit Verfärbungen und unterschiedlich stärk ausgeblichen. - Im Ganzen aber gutes Exemplar, vor allem innen! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 17000 Gr.-8°. Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und marmoriertem Überzugspapier. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works.

      New York: George D. Sproul, 1903 - 12 volumes, octavo (212 × 138 mm). Finely bound in green crushed morocco, titles and floral decoration to spines gilt with four raised bands, covers adorned with onlaid red morocco rose cornerpieces and a central yellow onlaid morocco rose linked by an elaborate gilt floral design within multiple fillets, red morocco doblures with central inlaid white rose and gilt border, blue silk endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Internally nice and clean, spines a little faded otherwise in excellent condition. With colour frontispieces and further monochrome illustrations. Hand-made edition. Limited edition, number 140 of 150 sets. A particularly handsome set of Fielding's works.

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      1903 - MASSACHUSETTS, Commonwealth of. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CHARLES RIVER DAM appointed under Resolves of 1901, Chapter 105, to consider advisability and feasibility of building a dam across the Charles River at or near Cragie Bridge. Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 18 Post Office Square. 1903. Prepared by the Committee on Charles River Dam: Henry S. Pritchett, Samuel M. Mansfield, Richard H. Dana, Joseph W. Lund, Secretary, John R. Freeman, Chief Engineer. Profusely illustrated with photographs, charts and maps, many large folded, and three folded maps in the rear pocket. 8vo. xvi,572 pp. Black cloth, blocked in blind to upper and lower board, gilt title at spine. Printed slip bound-in at title-page: "Compliments of Joseph W. Lund, Secretary of the Committee." Ink stamp of previous owner at front pastedown. Short closed-ears to a couple of maps, else a very fine copy, being clean and crisp through out.

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        Upper Coquetdale. Its History, Traditions, Folklores and Scenery

      Newcastle upon Tyne: Robert Redpath. VG: in very good condition. Light edgewear and bumping. Marbled eps. TEG. 1903. No. 137 of a limited "Edition de Luxe" of 200. Quarter-calf cover over green boards. 285mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). x, 498pp + index. Tissue-guarded frontispiece ('Cragside') plus 21 full-page engraved plates. .

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        Prima Esposizione Quadriennale 1902.Prima esposizione in pubblico del Quarto Stato di Pelizza da VolpedoCatalogo illustrato ricordo ai soci.

      1903 - Torino, Tipografia Roux e Viarengo, 1903. In 8vo (cm. 19); copertina in tela originale con impressioni in oro; pp. 92 (6) + 62 tavole di quadri su carta patinata. Importante catalogo in cui appare per la prima volta il quadro di Pelizza da Volpedo "Il Quarto Stato", esposto per la prima volta nel 1902 a Torino a questa mostra. AxsÊ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prima Esposizione Quadriennale 1902. Prima esposizione in pubblico del Quarto Stato di Pelizza da Volpedo Catalogo illustrato ricordo ai soci.

      Torino, Tipografia Roux e Viarengo, 1903. In 8vo (cm. 19); copertina in tela originale con impressioni in oro; pp. 92 (6) + 62 tavole di quadri su carta patinata. Importante catalogo in cui appare per la prima volta il quadro di Pelizza da Volpedo ?Il Quarto Stato?, esposto per la prima volta nel 1902 a Torino a questa mostra. Axs 

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