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        LOUIS WAIN'S CATS AND DOGS

      UK. Raphael Tuck - Hardback, First edition. neat inscription dated 1903, but published 1902 I believe, Linen Edition, 10 inches wide by 13 and a half inches. board edges / corners slight rubs, a lovely book, colour front cover, 4 black and white illustrations including the title page, 24 pages full colour pages , this includes 2 double paged illustrations. page edges red. staples a bit rusty at centre pages. a fantastic book, VG condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cobweb Books]
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        The Louis Wain Kitten Book

      Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd. [1903], London - Contains 20 full page coloured wood engravings by Louis Wain. Each egraving is presented opposite the story which is in verse and all pages are only printed on one side of the leaf. All illustrations are of cats / kittens. Tan cloth covered boards with red titling and black /green illustration to upper board, black titling to spine and black monogram on lowe board. Plain end papers with address [Agar St., Charing Cross] on title page. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans for the Racquet Press. 3"x3"; 87 pp plus two pages of book adverts. A few marks to outer boards and backstrip a little crumpled. Some brown spotting inside and a few pages are coming loose from the gutta percha binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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        LOUIS WAIN'S BABY'S PICTURE BOOK

      James Clarke & Co. 1903 - 1st 1903. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Glazed pictorial boards with picture of cute kitten on the front cover. B/w illustrations throughout, many of cats. Spine worn with slight loss at top and tail. Corners worn, covers scuffed but still bright. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Light brown stain to top edge of front endpaper and title page. A few margin marks but contents generally clean. A nice copy of a scarce Wain title. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Comic Animals ABC

      1903. A Louis Wain ABCWAIN, Louis. Comic Animals ABC by Louis Wain. London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons, & Co., [1903]. First edition. Large quarto (11 3/8 x 8 15/16 inches; 288 x 227 mm.). [12] pp. Twenty-five superb full-color illustrations depicting each letter of the alphabet (Q and R are shown together in one illustration). Each letter of the alphabet printed in blue or pink. Publishers full-color pictorial card wrappers with two more wonderful Louis Wain drawings. Wrapper spine reinforced from the inside, a couple of marginal tears neatly repaired, lower corner of front wrapper with small piece (2 x 1 1/4 inches) torn away. Neat ink name and date "1903" on inside front wrapper.Another remarkable survival…Here we see Louis Wain's animal repertoire in its full glory including: Alligators, Bears, an Elephant, a Fox, a Giraffe, a Hippopotamus, Kangaroos, a Lion, Monkees, Owls, Penguins, Rhinos, a Seal, Tigers, a Unicorn, Wolves and Zebras.What animal begins with 'X' ? "X is an animal without a name; But when the crab pinches, I guess he'll exclaim!"Dale, 47.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Alfonso V de Aragón en Italia y la crisis religiosa del siglo XV. Obra póstuma de . revisada y dada a la luz por Jaime Collell. Segunda parte revisada por José María Roca Heras

      P. Torres/O. Viader, Gerona/Sant Feliu de Guixols 1903 - 4º, 3 vols. (vol. 1: XI p., 541 p.; vol. 2: 864 p.; vol. 3: 1 retrato, XV p., 710 p.). Media piel, lomo adornado con dorados y gofrados. Bella encuadernación original. Los dos primeros volúmenes de esta obra, con la primera parte del estudio histórico sobre Alfonso V escrito por el doctor Ametller y dejada inédita a su muerte, los dió a la luz el conocido erudito y presbítero catalán Jaume Collell, y fueron publicados en Gerona, en 1903. La segunda parte fue revisada años después por encargo de los sobrinos de Ametller por el historiador Roca Heras, quien añadió unas nota bio-bibliográficas del médico de Gerona, y fue impresa en 1928, en los célebres talleres tipográficos de Octavio Viader, de Sant Feliu de Guixols. Corona de Aragón. Italia. Historia. Crown of Aragon. Italy. History.

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        37 ALS, 2 APCs, 3 AMs and 8 visiting cards.

      Vienna, 1896-1903. - Mostly 8vo. Altogether 82½ pp. Some addenda. Comprehensive correspondence on contemporary matters of the Raimund Theater, where the author served as Director from 1893-1896, and of the Kaiser-Jubiläums-Stadttheaters, which he directed until 1903. Aside from matters of ownership, performance, and financial concerns, private affairs are also included - for example, a famous rumour spread during his tenure at the Kaiser-Jubiläums-Stadttheater which fanned division between writer and addressor: "They are openly anxious to cause trouble among us, and I want to confront this immediately. Not through reports in the newspapers, but rather though the channels with which I can personally explain things. I explained to the man from the Allgem[einen] Z[ei]t[un]g: 'Each day, one puts out another rumour into the world. You have recently read in the >Zeit< that Herr Schwer wants to become Director here. But it's not all true!' I told a man from the N[euen] W[iene]r Journal: 'It could well be, that in the city hall there is an aggrieved author, known in the party as an authority on theatrical things, who doesn't speak well of me.' And I explain, that I had in mind a completely different gentleman to what you thought! [.]" (letter v. 19. II. 1903)- Including manuscripts entitled "Fräulein Niese in Berlin", "Vom Jubiläums-Theater" and "Eine komische Scene" (the latter in three folio leaves, each cracked at the fold). - The humbly-raised author who also wrote under the pseudonyms Ignotus, Franz Joseph Gerhold, and Vetter Michel, arrived in Vienna as a barber's assistant, where he quickly busied himself with his own studies, excelled at writing, and became a member of the Viennese literary-artistic society as well as feature editor of the "Deutschen Zeitung", inspiring a national regeneration of Viennese theatre life. "In his polemical works Müller-Guttenbrunn and others called for the establishment of a Folk Theatre ('Vienna was a Theatre City', 1885) and the founding of a German-directed association for popular education. From 1893-96 he directed the Raimund Theatre, moving on to the Kaiser-Jubiläums-Stadttheater in 1898, where he sought to realize his national goals with the aid of 'German-spirited' repertoires and economical 'folk productions'" (DBE). After retiring from the theatre, he continued to campaign for "the strengthening of the national and local awareness of the Banater Swabians. As a representative of the Austrian national parliament, he continued his struggle on a political level from 1919" (DBE). - The letters are mainly on writing paper with printed header of the "Kaiser-Jubiläums-Stadttheaters"; the letter v. 8. VI. 1901 to an unidentified addressee concerns the unsuccessful production of Heinrich Hierhammer's 'Volksstück', "Der Dorflump von Dellach" and the resulting disagreements over financial settlements. - A separate paper (7 pp on 4 leaves (numbered p. (160)-166, 8vo) has several editorial comments, probably from the hand of H. A. Schwer. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        SISTER ALIONUSHKA AND LITTLE BROTHER IVANUSHKA. THE LITTLE WHITE DUCK.

      The Department for the Production of State Documents, St. Petersburg 1903 - (Bilibin, Ivan) SISTER ALIONUSHKA AND LITTLE BROTHER IVANUSHKA. THE LITTLE WHITE DUCK. St. Petersburg: The Department for the Production of State Documents, (1903). First edition. Folio - 10-1/8" x 12-7/8". Color pictorial card wrappers in as new condition. 12pp. Russian language text illustrated in color throughout. The condition of the book is MINT, AS NEW. Rare in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        THE LIFE WORK OF HENRI RENE GUY DE MAUPASSANT, EMBRACING ROMANCE, TRAVEL, COMEDY & VERSE. FOR THE FIRST TIME COMPLETE IN ENGLISH

      M. Walter Dunne, Publisher. Good with no dust jacket. 1903. Leather. 16 volumes. Limited Editor&#39;s Autograph Edition, Signed by Robert Arnot, Managing Editor. The set remains Volumes 1 through 16 of a set that was originally a 17 volume set. Limited Editor&#39;s Autograph Edition, Signed by Robert Arnot, Managing Editor. Normand Edition, 100 Sets printed. The set remains unnumbered. 1st English edition. 3/4 leather binding with gilt. Raised bands on spine. Top edges gilt, other uncut. Marbled free end pages Illustrated. All illustrations checked and present. Several volumes have color illustrations. There are two of each full-page illustration in each book. Rubbing at corners, along edges and at spine ends with boards visible at some corners. Some margin tanning, mostly on the end pages. In Volume VI a beginning chapter is entitled "Concerning Novels", of which there are 2 pages (1 leaf) printed, then there is a blank page followed by a repeat of those first two pages and it continues with the rest of the chapter. The introduction in Volume 1 reads: Of the Edition Normand Of the Words of Guy de Maupassant There have been printed From Type 100 Sets of which this is Number (this set is unnumbered) Attest (signed) Robert Arnot Managing Editor. The next page in reads: Copyright 1903 by M. Walter Dunne The Life Work of HENRI GUY DE MAUPASSANT Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy & Verse, For the first time Complete in English. With a Critical Preface by PAUL BOURGET Of the French Academy And an Introduction by Robert Arnot, M. A. Illustrated From Original Drawings By Eminent French and American Artists. Printed for Subscribers only by M. Walter Dunne, Publisher London and New York The Volume then moves onto the Title Page, Copyright Page and so forth. Rubbing at corners, along edges and at spine ends with boards visible at some corners. Some page closed edges are uncut. Due to size and/or weight of the set I can only ship it domestic mail. Most orders shipped within 24 hours. A Little Store that&#39;s BIG on Service. ; 7265 .

      [Bookseller: Village Bookmarket]
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        La Montagne a Travers Les Ages. Role Joue Par Elle: Facon Dont Elle a Ete Vue. I. Des Temps Antiques a la Fin Du Dix-Huitieme Siecle. II. La Montagne D&#39;aujourd&#39;hui

      Grenoble / Moutiers: Librairie Dauphinoise / Librairie Savoyarde 1903-1904, 1st edition limited to 2400 copies. () xiii,559;[iv],494pp. Very good. 2 Volumes Quarto in maroon leather backed marbled boards with marbled endpapers, frontispiece in each volume, double-page plates (colour and sepia), and numerous illustrations in text from facsimiles, etc. Volume II with repaired gash to spine and some darkening of leather, corners professionally restored, a clean attractive set. Copy #863..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        L'Art Décoratif : Revue Mensuelle d'Art Contemporain. - 5me Année, 1er Semestre Janvier 1903 * Juin 1903 & 2me Semestre - Juillet 1903 * Décembre 1903 (2 tomes)

      Paris : L'Art Décoratif. 95, Rue des Petits-Champs 1903 - ~ 2 vol. ~ Nombreuses illustrations et reproductions dans le texte, plusieurs planches hors-texte ~ La revue de l'Art Nouveau français, chaque numéro profusément orné de figures en noir & couleurs ~ Pleine toile bleu de l'éditeur, illustrée par Henry van de Velde ~ Tome I: 4f+240p+18 hors-texte; Tome II: 4f+266p+17 hors-texte ~ 29x22x6cm. ~ Très Bon état, légère décoloration aux marges des plats ~ Heavy item, circa 3.2 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        The History of North America

      Philadelphia, George Barrie&#39;s Sons,, 1903&#150;7. 20 volumes, octavo. Recent tan morocco, double morocco labels in terracotta and brown, decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated throughout with frontispieces, plates, portraits, maps, etc. Some occasional light foxing to a few leaves otherwise an excellent set handsomely bound. Library edition, number 701. "There is no comprehensive history of America from the discovery to the present time." - Professor Hart (Harvard University) 1896. This scholarly work, written by various authors and edited by Lee, was designed to provide a comprehensive history, covering every aspect of North America: from the Discovery to the Constitution. It also includes sections on the American Indians, the Colonising of the South and the Civil War. With superb printing and illustrations this makes it one the finest sets of its type to be produced around the turn of the century.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Works of Charles Dickens. Include: The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Old Curiosity Shop, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, etc

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1903., 1903. The Biographical Edition. Complete in 19 volumes; 8vo. (23 x 75cm). Sumptuous contemporary binding of red half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and extra gilt to spines; marbled boards and end papers; top edges gilt. With illustrations by Phiz, Cruikshank, Stone, etc. A stunning set, binding sound, gilt bright, pages and edges bright white. A truly pristine set, unusual thus. Book Collector No.271, &#39;The Great Illustrators&#39;.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Treatyse of Fysshynge wyth and Angle.

      Ashendene Press,, London: 1903 - One of 150 copies. Full vellum, titled in gilt. Faint wear, still fine and bright. A lovely reprint of what has long been considered the first book on angling to be published in English. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE HERMITAGE BOOKSHOP ABAA Member]
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        A Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle.

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1903 - Octavo. Original limp vellum, titles to spine gilt. A little light spotting to edges of contents. A beautiful copy. First Ashendene Press edition, one of 125 copies on paper from a limited edition of 150 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Prefect's Uncle.

      London. A & C Black. 1903. - First Edition with the date of 1903 on the title page. Later issue with 8 pages of ads bound in at the rear of the bookÐÐAdam and Charles Black's "Beautiful Books for Boys and Girls." A strikingly handsome copy of this scarce 1903 first edition. With 8 full-page black and white illustrations by Noel Pocock mostly featuring cricket scenes from the novel. Wodehouse's second novel continues the tradition of "The Pot-Hunters" stressing the importance of the venerable game of cricket in the lives of English schoolboys. A very handsome copy in clean, finely woven pictorial red cloth. Splendid depiction of a Prefect and an English schoolboy with his luggage arriving at school on the front cover. Drawing of a gentleman batting at cricket on the spine. With 8 pages of ads for Adam and Charles Black's children's books bound in at the rear of the book. With a touch of fading to the top right-hand corner of the front boards and the bottom edge of the rear panel. The text is clean thoughout without any foxing or marks whatsoever.Overall, a very handsome, collectible copy of this Wodehouse scarcity. First Edition with the date of 1903 on the title page. Later issue with 8 pages of ads bound in at the rear of the bookÐÐAdam and Charles Black's "Beautiful Books for Boys and Girls." A strikingly handsome copy of this scarce 1903 first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        The Life Work of Henri Rene Guy De Maupassant: Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy and Verse.

      New York. M. Walter Dunne. 1903. - The Flaubert Edition which is Limited to 500 numbered sets of which this is number 334. Illustrated with illuminated chromolithographic Limitation and Title page and further by tissue-guarded duotone plates after original drawings by eminent French and American artists. 17 volumes complete. 8vo (6" x 9"). Attractively bound in 3/4 gilt ruled grain morocco and marbled boards. Gilt tooled spine compartments with elaborate fleural motifs. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. A splendid opus of France's most masterfull story teller. This limited edition set was the first complete collection of the authors work to be published in English. Quite scarce. Spines and covers mildly sunned. Covers spines and hinges occasionally rubbed and mildly chipped. Mild chipping to two headpieces. Volume 4 presents an obvious repair at front hinge which has somewhat darkened that area ( covers well attatched). A Very Good, clean, attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Tailor of Gloucester, The

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. - First Published Edition In the Rare Original Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tailor of Gloucester. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903.First published edition, first issue (printed October 1903), with a single-page endpaper occurring four times. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/16 inches; 139 x 105 mm.). 85, [1, printer&#146;s imprint] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Seventeen illustrations are entirely new for this edition; eleven of the illustrations are repeated from the December 1902 privately printed edition. Original maroon boards ruled and lettered in white on front cover and lettered in white on spine. Color pictorial label on front cover within a blind panel in the shape of a truncated pyramid outlined in blind. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate I, a single-page endpaper occurring four times). Minimal fading to spine. Small circular bookseller&#146;s label on rear pastedown. Otherwise a spectacular copy in very fine condition. In the rare correct glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with the price "1/- NET" at foot of spine, an advertisement for "The Peter Rabbit Books" on the back panel listing The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, and The Tailor of Gloucester, and with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should come for the front panel. The jacket has a few very small chips along the top edge (the largest being a 3/8 inch piece missing at the top of the spine), but is certainly the finest jacket for this title that we have ever seen."The year 1903 appears on the front of the title-page of the first two printings. The first printing [October 1903] has a single-page end-paper occurring four times, and the second printing [December 1903], a double-page end-paper occurring twice. In the art fabric de-luxe edition, some copies have the usual frontispiece, others have the cover picture in its place. Both pictures were printed on one sheet, which was cut in half, and each half used as a tipped-in frontispiece. With this binding there was no cover picture" (Linder, p. 423).Linder, p. 423. Quinby 4. V & A 1576. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER

      F. Warne & Co 1903 - First commercially published edition. Original grey-green paper covered boards lettered in white, with a pictorial onlay to the upper cover. In the very rare original glassine dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, which is clean and bright having been protected by the glassine. The glassine, which is mainly complete, has a number of internal tears to the spine resulting in creases and minor loss. There is also some loss to the spine ends. Illustrated throughout by the author. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Tailor of Gloucester

      Warne, London, New York 1903 - 85 S., 27 farb. Abb., Vorsatz vorn und hinten farbig gestaltet mit Gesatlten aus den Potter-Geschichten (u.a. Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten, Flopsy Bunnies u.a.) gedruckt auf 8 Bögen einseitig, daher Fehlseiten zwischen jeweils zwei Farbabbildungen. Schutzumschlag fehlt. Auf dem Deckel montierte Abb. in Form einer kupierten Pyramide, weiße Schrift auf graugrünem Karton. Abb. wird auf Wunsch geliefert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation. Made by Sea or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 Yeeres, by Richard Hakluyt.

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1903. - LIMITED EDITION; 1000 copies printed. 12 volumes; 8vo. Sumptuously bound in contemporary full brown polished morocco, spine gilt-lettered in five compartments with raised bands, gilt panels, covers delicately segmented in gilt with floral corner tools, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Bookseller's ticket from Liverpool firm William Potter; the bindings are unsigned but may well be the work of local bindery Fazakerley. Contemporary ink ownership and some edge spotting, else a fine set in a beautiful contemporary full leather binding. Generously illustrated with maps, portraits, and other plates, many folding. A wonderful collection of early voyages and discoveries. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        La Femme et le Pantin

      Paris, H. Piazza & Ci 1903 - LOUYS Pierre. La Femme et le Pantin. Paris, l&#146;Edition d&#146;art H. Piazza & Cie, 1903. Grand in-8 [225 x 160 mm], maroquin citron, triple encadrement doré sur les plats, motif floral doré et mosaïqué de maroquin rouge aux angles, dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés et pastilles mosaïquées de maroquin rouge, double roulette intérieure de filets et dentelles dorées, tranches dorées sur témoins, double filet sur les coupes, couverture illustrée en couleurs et dos, étui bordé (Chambolle-Duru). Edition ornée de 50 illustrations en couleurs dont 16 hors-texte d&#146;après Pablo Roïg, de 15 vignettes, 15 ornements et lettrines du texte en couleurs avec rehaut d&#146;or et un encadrement en noir du texte par Riom. Tiré à 300 exemplaires, celui-ci, sur vélin à la cuve des manufactures Blanchet et Kléber. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heino Meyer]
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        La Femme et le Pantin. Roman Espagnol. Illustrations de Pau Roïg. Décoration de Riom.

      Paris, Piazza, 1903, 1 vol. in-8 (235 x 170), relié demi-maroquin marron à gros grains à coins, dos lisse orné d'une mosaïque représentant une composition florale dans un style Art Nouveau, tête dorée, couverture illustrée et dos conservés, reliure signée de Blanchetière-Bretault, de 230 pp. Mors anciennement fendus, restaurés par un professionnel, parfait exemplaire par ailleurs. - 50 compositions en couleurs (17 hors-texte et 32 grandes compositions dans le texte ainsi que le premier plat de la couverture). Des encadrements floraux en couleur au pochoir ornent les 15 annonces de chapitre, les premières pages de chaque chapitre ainsi que la justification du tirage et l'achevé d'imprimer. Texte serti d'un encadrement floral en noir. Il a été relié à la fin de l'ouvrage un livret de 8 pp. présentant l'ouvrage, comportant la couverture illustrée en couleurs, un résumé de l'ouvrage, une page de texte avec encadrement en couleurs de Riom, 2 pages de texte avec compositions en couleurs de Roïg, un hors- texte en couleurs et une page annonçant le tirage de l'ouvrage. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 260 sur vélin Blanchet et Kléber (n°300). Superbe et rare ouvrage. Réf. biblio. : Monod 7405 - Carteret IV-252. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        La Femme et le Pantin. Illustrations de P. Roïg. Décoration de Riom.

      Paris Piazza 1903 - In-8, 229 pp. Reliure demi maroquin ocre à coins, dos lisse orné mosaïqué d'une orchidée en vert et aubergine, tete dorée, couverture conservée. (P. Ruban). Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires numérotés, 1/260 sur vélin à la cuve Blanchet et Kléber. Ouvrage illustré de 50 compositions gravées en couleurs in et H.T. Les faux-titres des 15 chapitres et premiers feuillets des chapitres ainsi que les justification et colophon, sont ornés de ravissantes compositions florales mises en couleurs au pochoir/ Toules les autres pages sont serties d'encadrements en noir. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE GIARD]
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        [Calendar on linen]: Animals That Are Hunted

      St. Louis, Mo.: Bemis Bro. Bag Co.. 1903. First. Calendar on linen. Approximately 10.75" x 15.75". Twelve illustrated printed leaves on linen bound at the top with a gilded metal strip. A tiny nick on the first leaf, slight edgewear, pencil marks on a couple of dates on the July leaf, near fine or better. A very handsome calendar of big game animals of North America, with each month devoted to a single animal. Seldom found in this nice condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Flora and Sylva. A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods, and Home Landscape. (Three Volumes)

      London: W. Robinson, 1903 - 1905. First Edition. Half Vellum, Cloth Boards. Very Good. Complete run of monthly, bound in three volumes. 4to. 32 by 24 cm. With 66 chromolithographic color plates. Scattered light foxing. Moderate soiling of cream colored cloth and of vellum. Still handsome set, with bright, attractive plates.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Flora and Sylva. A monthly review for lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits. 3 volumes complete

      London: W. Robinson, 1903-1905, 1903. First edition.. Hardback. 4to in 8s. (12.25 x 10.25 inches). VOLUME 1: pp.(vi), 324. 18 tissue-guarded chromolithograph colour plates, 48 text illusts. VOLUME 2: pp.(vi), 392. 24 tissue-guarded chromolithograph plates, 113 text illusts. VOLUME 3: (vi), 360. 24 tissue-guarded chromolithograph plates, 99 text illusts. Contemporary half vellum over white cloth-covered boards, slightly soiled. Lettered and numbered in gilt to spines. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Some tissue-guards lightly age-toned, a few with light spots, and light spots to chromolithographs. Volume 3: the first 56 pages have been printed on slightly inferior paper, which has age-toned. Volume 3 has slightly heavier spotting than the other 2 volumes. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set with all 66 colour plates. Extremely heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Too heavy to post in a single parcel, as each volume weighs 3 kilos unwrapped. One volume by itself is too heavy for some territories. Several parcels push postage costs sky-high. Prefer not to send overseas. Courier in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        The Treatyse Of Fysshynge Wyth An Angle

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. Fine+. 1903. First Printing. Vellum. Unread Very Fine condition in Fine, original chemise in publisher&#39;s slipcase with light tanning and minor tear at rear joint. Limited edition of 160 copies on hand-made paper. Bound in limp vellum with gilt lettering and decoration on front cover, cloth ties present. Top edges gilt. Rather scarce in this condition and hard to find with original chemise; Printed at the Gilliss Press from type case specially for this book, patterned after the traditional old character first used by Wynkyn de Worde in his original 1496 edition. With introductory essay by William Loring Andrews, 1837-1920.The Treatyse is often described as the first known English essay on fishing as a sport .

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        Etchings by W. H. W. Bicknell after Original Paintings by Howard Pyle

      Bibliophile Society; Boston; 1903; Image size approx 17" X 10", Paper size 18 1/2" X 25 1/2" - Fine/G. First and only printing, limited to 302 sets according to Morse and Brinckle. This is a magnum opus for both Pyle and Bicknell, with the Bibliophile Society having commissioned Pyle to create a series of paintings of famous authors and bibliophiles for a four volume set of books on bibliomania. The work was so successful they decided to have Bicknell create etchings of them, after which they were reissued inside a large cardboard and wood clasped portfolio. Both Pyle and Bicknell also signed each etching in pencil. The five painting/etching subjects are: Roger Bacon seated on a bench in front of a fireplace in a monks robe (lost in deep thought with an open book in front of him); Erasmus, Colet and More seated at a table with Erasmus reading from an open book laid out on the table; Isaac Walton by a riverbank lolling against a tree with a book in hand and a picnic laid out; Caxton at his Press reviewing a quarto sheet with two of his craftsmen; and Richard de Bury tutoring young Edward III who is seated at a desk with a large open book in front of him.A complete set of the etchings is scarce, as most were quickly broken up, framed and dispersed. But it is rare to find a complete set still in the original quite solid portfolio that not only house the etchings themselves, but contains an additional set of the 5 etchings in their cancelled state (I.e. copies pulled after the original plates were scored so as to prevent further use).Each of the set of five etchings here being offered is in fine condition with the images crisp and dark, and with all items possessing their full original borders. While the corners of each etching show the remains of some adhesive (as if they were once mounted to something), it is not detrimental to the image or etching itself, since the borders are roughly 4" on each side and the residue does not encroach on the image or signatures in any way. Each etching is also neatly set inside a clear white mat and backing, but they are laid in rather than attached. The extra set of 5 cancelled etchings is then set in the bottom of the portfolio, also loose, and there are tissues separating all matted etchings as well as the cancels. It is possible the mats and tissues were added later.The portfolio itself measures 30" X 20 1/2", with thin wooden top and bottom and thicker wood sides. At one time there were metal clasps that held the top down to the side of the box, but both top clasps are now gone and only the side latches remain. The top of the box has 'Etchings', Pyle's name and 'The Bibliophile Society' printed in red, while Bicknell's name and an extended copyright notice printed in black. The box itself is complete with all sides, the top and the bottom present, but the sides are loose, the top cover has overall soiling and some edge chipping, and the cloth binding along the LH side is loose at the top. Even so, the box is so rare that one has to be very happy to have it at all.Overall, this is a highly desirable and thoroughly delightful complete set of these much sought after etchings that is greatly enhanced by the presence of the exceptionally scarce original box and rarely seen set of five cancelled etchings. TO SEE MORE PICTURES AND ADDITIONAL SPECIAL ITEMS, VISIT OUR BOOKSELLER's HOMEPAGE. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblichkeit. Durchgesehen und Herausgegeben von Friedrich Jodl.

      Stuttgart Fr Frommanns Verlag (E Hauff) 1903 - 10 Bände. 23 x 15 cm. Original Leinwand mit Rückenvergoldung. Vorder und Rückendeckel etwas fleckig und angestaubt. Sowie etwas fleckig und bestoßen. Seiten durchgehend leicht gebräunt. Teilweise mit handschriftlichen Eintragungen an den Seitenrändern. Marmorierter Kopf und Seitenschnitt. Kopfschnitt leicht angestaubt. Bei Band 10 untere vordere Rückenkannte leicht aufgeplatzt. Band II: Philosophische Kritiken und Grundsätze. Band III: Geschichte der neueren Philosophie von Bacon von Verulam bis Benedikt Spinoza. Band IV: Darstellung, Entwicklung und Kritik der Leibniz schen Philosophie. Zur neueren Philosophie und ihrer Geschichte. Band V: Pierre Bayle. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Philosophie und Menschheit. Mit einer Biographie Bayles vom Herausgeber. Band VI: Das Wesen des Christentums. Band VII: Erläuterungen und Ergänzungen zum Wesen des Christenthums. Band VIII: Vorlesungen über das Wesen der Religion. Band IX: Theogonie. Band X: Schriften zur Ethik und nachgelassene Aphorismen. Aus der Einführung der Gesamtausgabe: Am 13. September 1902 waren dreißig Jahre verflossen, seit Ludwig Feuerbach aus dem Leben geschieden ist. Das Erlöschen des gesetzlichen Privilegiums, welches die noch bei Lebzeiten des Philosophen von der Verlagsbuchhandlung Otto Wigrad in Leipzig veranstaltete Gesamtausgabe (10 Bände, Leipzig 1846-1866) schützte liess die Frage hervortreten, ob diese Ausgabe allen Ansprüchen genüge, welche die deutsche Wissenschaft und das deutsche Volk an das geistige Erbe des grossen Denkers zu stellen berechtigt sind. In der vorliegenden Gesamtausgabe hat nun, naqchdem sich die Herausgeber die Verfügung über den gedruckten Theil des Nachlasses gesichert, das Werthvolle, was Grün aus dem Nachlasse mitzutheilen in der Lage war, Aufnahme gefunden; ausserdem noch Vieles, was Grün bei Seite gelassen hat, oder was ihm nicht zugänglich gewesen. 1.100 gr. Original Leinwand mit Rückenvergoldung. Vorder und Rückendeckel etwas fleckig und angestaubt. Sowie etwas fleckig und bestoßen.

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        ENGLISH COMEDIE HUMAINE

      New York: The Century Co., 1903. Twelve volumes bound in ten. First edition. Limited to only 135 sets. Each volume with a very fine engraved frontispiece portrait from various sources contemporary to the authors and with handsome colour decorated title pages in an Arts & Crafts Movement style, throughout the set are 46 fine engraved plates by various authors with captioned tissue-guards, including Charles Brock&#39;s 8 plates to PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, and Cruikshank&#39;s 4 plates to HUMPHREY CLINKER. The plates and decorated titlepages are printed on a fine heavy stock reminiscent of parchment. Large 8vo, publisher&#39;s Deluxe bindings of three-quarter green morocco, lettered and decorated in gilt on the spines between raised bands, softly marbled endpapers, a.e.g. A lovely set, with spines lightly mellowed as would be usual, very minimal evidence of age, signatures unopened, internally as pristine. INCLUDES WORKS FROM THE SPECTATOR, PAMELA, JOSEPH ANDREWS, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, HUMPHRY CLINKER, THE CAXTONS, CONINGSEY, JANE EYRE, IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MEND, AND THE BARCHESTER TOWERS. This Comedie Humaine selection is based on the one by Balzac. From English literature, works were selected as a group of masterpieces in the study of character and manners. Various writers and periods are represented and thus, the writings make not only a collection of the best work in English literature, but as well, an instructive historical survey of successive periods of English social life.

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        BOOKBINDING TRADE SECTION OF THE LONDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. REPORT OF ARBITRATION BETWEEN THE BOOKBINDING TRADE SECTION OF THE LONDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE LONDON SOCIETIES OF JOURNEYMEN BOOKBINDERS

      The Bookbinding Trade Section of the London Chamber of Commerce, London 1903 - thick 8vo. contemporary half green calf with green cloth covered boards, five raised bands, top edge gilt (a signed binding by Zaehnsdorf). (ii), 732, (8) pages. Before C.J. Stewart, Esq;, The Artitrator appointed by the Board of Trade, February-March, 1903. With a prefatory note by Charles W. Forward and Thomas E. Powell explaining the history of this labor dispute. Workers in the binding industry had demanded better conditions and higher wages in 1902. This eventually led to a notice of a lock-out of all workers in the trade by the employers. Both parties agreed to arbitration which took place over a seven day period in 1903. Twenty years of statistics and history were presented at this hearing and these facts are given in this lengthy book. The final eight pages of the book summarize Stewart's findings. Contains a wealth of information about the English binding trade. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative book label loosely inserted. With the bookplate of the Zaehnsdorf Company. Covers faded in places with rubbing along edges. contemporary half green calf with green cloth covered boards, five raised bands, top edge gilt (a signed binding by Zaehnsdorf) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Botanical from Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium

      Brussels 1903 - João Barbosa Rodrigues (1842-1909) Botanical from Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium Brussels: 1903 Chromolithograph Framed size: 30 3/8&#148; x 22 7/8&#148; Director of the botanical gardens and Professor of Botany at the University of Rio de Janiero, João Barbosa Rodrigues was a highly respected scientist, researcher and illustrator who did much to advance knowledge of Brazilian natural history and habitat. Early nineteenth-century European and American explorers had frequently mentioned the large variety of palms to be found in South America, most noted among them the German naturalist, Alexander von Humboldt. He described the overwhelming impression made by &#147;that vigour and freshness of vegetable life which characterizes the climate of the tropics&#148; and singled out a particular need for &#147;a large number of separate studies of the foliage of trees; of leafy, flowering, or fruitbearing stems; or prostrate trunks.&#148; Less that one hundred years later, João Barbosa Rodrigues answered Humboldt&#146;s call in this, perhaps one of his finest publications, depicting the palms of Brazil. His illustrations contain both scientific and aesthetic appeal and delineate the various stages of growth of the palm. However, the publication is also significant in that is was completed by a native Brazilian rather than a European or American botanist and thus shows the growing interest and growth in science in both the New World as well as the Old World.

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        Tab 59 Dsmoncus Macrodon

      Published in Brussels in 1903 - A wonderfully detailed chromolithograph of a tropical palm by João Barbosa Rodrigues (1842-1909) from his breathtaking book "Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium". This book was published in Brussels in 1903. This print is of superior quality on bright, crisp paper and in good condition overall with some foxing, staining and creasing in margins. Director of the botanical gardens and Professor of Botany at the University of Rio de Janiero, João Barbosa Rodrigues was a highly respected scientist, researcher and illustrator who did much to advance knowledge of Brazilian natural history and habitat. Early nineteenth-century European and American explorers had frequently mentioned the large variety of palms to be found in South America, most noted among them the German naturalist, Alexander von Humboldt. He described the overwhelming impression made by &#147;that vigour and freshness of vegetable life which characterizes the climate of the tropics&#148; and singled out a particular need for &#147;a large number of separate studies of the foliage of trees; of leafy, flowering, or fruitbearing stems; or prostrate trunks.&#148; Less that one hundred years later, João Barbosa Rodrigues answered Humboldt&#146;s call in this, perhaps one of his finest publications, depicting the palms of Brazil. His illustrations contain both scientific and aesthetic appeal and delineate the various stages of growth of the palm. However, the publication is also significant in that is was completed by a native Brazilian rather than a European or American botanist and thus shows the growing interest and growth in science in both the New World as well as the Old World.

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        Central Asia and Tibet. Towards the Holy City of Lassa With 420 Illustrations from Drawings and Photographs, Eight Full-page Coloured Illustrations from Paintings,and Five Maps, mostly by the Author.

      London 1903 - Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 2 vols., [xvii], 608, [xiv], [2], 664pp, folding maps at end of each volume, (vol.1 map torn and repaired), size 7¿ (w) x 9½¿ (h), recently rebound in red quarter calf, spine with gilt titles, dentelles and lines, red cloth boards, library stamps on front endpaper of each volume, occasional minor spotting and offsetting, but otherwise clean. A handsome copy of this important account of travel in Asia and Tibet by the Swedish explorer and artist covering his journey from Stockholm to the heart of Asia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tab 60 Englerophoenix Attaleoides

      Published in Brussels in 1903 - A wonderfully detailed chromolithograph of a tropical palm by João Barbosa Rodrigues (1842-1909) from his breathtaking book "Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium". This book was published in Brussels in 1903. This print is of superior quality on bright, crisp paper and in good condition overall with some foxing, staining and creasing in margins. Director of the botanical gardens and Professor of Botany at the University of Rio de Janiero, João Barbosa Rodrigues was a highly respected scientist, researcher and illustrator who did much to advance knowledge of Brazilian natural history and habitat. Early nineteenth-century European and American explorers had frequently mentioned the large variety of palms to be found in South America, most noted among them the German naturalist, Alexander von Humboldt. He described the overwhelming impression made by &#147;that vigour and freshness of vegetable life which characterizes the climate of the tropics&#148; and singled out a particular need for &#147;a large number of separate studies of the foliage of trees; of leafy, flowering, or fruitbearing stems; or prostrate trunks.&#148; Less that one hundred years later, João Barbosa Rodrigues answered Humboldt&#146;s call in this, perhaps one of his finest publications, depicting the palms of Brazil. His illustrations contain both scientific and aesthetic appeal and delineate the various stages of growth of the palm. However, the publication is also significant in that is was completed by a native Brazilian rather than a European or American botanist and thus shows the growing interest and growth in science in both the New World as well as the Old World.

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        Tab 8 Socratea Philonotia

      Brussels 1903 - João Barbosa Rodrigues (1842-1909) Illustrated plate from Sertum Palmarum Brasiliensium Brussels: 1903 Chromolithograph Framed size: 31 1/2" x 23 1/4" Director of the botanical gardens and Professor of Botany at the University of Rio de Janiero, João Barbosa Rodrigues was a highly respected scientist, researcher and illustrator who did much to advance knowledge of Brazilian natural history and habitat. Early nineteenth-century European and American explorers had frequently mentioned the large variety of palms to be found in South America, most noted among them the German naturalist, Alexander von Humboldt. He described the overwhelming impression made by &#147;that vigour and freshness of vegetable life which characterizes the climate of the tropics&#148; and singled out a particular need for &#147;a large number of separate studies of the foliage of trees; of leafy, flowering, or fruitbearing stems; or prostrate trunks.&#148; Less that one hundred years later, João Barbosa Rodrigues answered Humboldt&#146;s call in this, perhaps one of his finest publications, depicting the palms of Brazil. His illustrations contain both scientific and aesthetic appeal and delineate the various stages of growth of the palm. However, the publication is also significant in that is was completed by a native Brazilian rather than a European or American botanist and thus shows the growing interest and growth in science in both the New World as well as the Old World.

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