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

      London: Eveleigh Nash, 1903 - 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. Last in Morrison's series focusing on detective Martin Hewitt. 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. 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 embossed bookplate of Florence and Edward Kaye, bibliophiles who amassed a noted library of crime fiction. ODNB. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Venture, An Annual of Art and Literature. Edited by Laurence Housman and W. Somerset Maugham. Two Volumes (All published).

      John Baillie 1903 and 1905, London - First Editions, inscribed by the publisher, John Baillie, in the 1903 volume to French man of letters and editor at "Mercure de France" on the verso of the front free endpaper, "To M. _________ / from John Baillie / Jan. 1904." Complete in two volumes, 1903 and 1905. 4to; Vol. I 249pp. and Vol. II 188pp; + 6pp. ads including press for the 1903 VENTURE cited as 1904 VENTURE, ads for books by "Venture" contributors from other publishers, The Chelsea Art School run by Augustus John and William Orpen, "The Green Sheaf" gallery run by Pamela Colman Smith and Miss Fortescue and John Baillie's own "The Gallery." Vol. I with buff decorated paper over boards, linen spine, title in black on spine and front panel, green and white decorated endpapers of peacocks, corners bumped, edges rubbed, rear hinge split, book still sound. Vol. II in buff cloth stamped in red and black with image of pirate ship, pirate and damsel in distress signed "W.B." decorated endpapers printed in green, art nouveau stylized leaf and vine with bird, signed "h.n.", corners bumped, covers soiled, cloth bubbling in several places, bump across bottom two edges, a good+ set. The 1905 issue of THE VENTURE contains "Two Songs" by James Joyce (p. 92) preceding his first book, CHAMBER MUSIC, by two years and marking his first appearance in book form. Other authors included are Edmund Gosse, Alice Meynell, W. Somerset Maugham, Arthur Symons, T. Sturge Moore, G. K. Chesterton, Thomas Hardy, Havelock Ellis, Laurence Binyon, E. F. Benson. Artists included are Charles Ricketts, Lucien Pissarro, E. Gordon Craig, J. M. Whistler, Frank Brangwyn, Augustus John, Arthur Rackham. Slocum & Cahoon, B2. See an Image. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Dictionary of the Targumim, The Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature (Talmud Dictionary): First Edition, Complete in Two Volumes

      London/New York Luzac & Co/G.P. Putnam's Sons 1903. xviii, 1736 pages. Includes index of scriptural quotations. Yellow leather spines with raised bands and bright gilt lettering. Moderate external wear. Bindings tight. Minimal markings to contents in ball pen, primarily to verso of blank back leaf of volume 2. A sound first edition copy of this famed reference. First Edition Hard Cover 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall; First Edition. Good

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        The Land of Heart's Desire

      Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, [December], 1903 - Yeats did not like Mosher's piracies - this is the first Mosher title that we have seen signed by Yeats Second Edition, one of 950 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper. 12mo (17.7 x 11.5 cm.). vi, 33, [1] pp. Type 10-point Caslon old-style. Bound in grey paper over boards, with printed paper label on spine and upper cover. Bottom of spine chipped. Hatch 281 ; Bishop 186.1; Wade13A (First Mosher Edition); Roth 72 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Upper Coquetdale Its History, Traditions, Folklores and Scenery

      Robert Redpath, Newcastle upon Tyne 1903 - x, 498pp + index. Tissue-guarded frontispiece ('Cragside') plus 21 full-page engraved plates. Language: eng VG: in very good condition. Marbled eps. Spine faded. Head and tail of joints rubbed and chipped. Bumping to corners. Internally very good. Very light spotting to prelims. Previous owner's inscription to fep.Teg Quarter-calf cover over green boards No. 23 of a limited "Edition de Luxe" of 200 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Dogs: Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation

      - [London: L. U. Gill; 1903]. ARCHIVAL REPRINT: Limited Edition. Limited to 85 numbered copies, this being NO. 29. Quarterbound.

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        Schweiz. Photographische Blätter. 1. Jahrgang.

      Basel, Schweiz. photograph. Blätter, 1903 - 4°, Fronti., 168 S. XXVI Tafeln m. Orig.-Photographien., zahlr. Textabb., Privat-HLwd. der Zeit., Schmuckvs., Berieben, Stempel auf Fronti., min. stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar. Exemplar des Verbandes. Der Band vereint 12. Hefte des 1. Jahrgangs. Von den XXVI Tafeln sind 15 Originalphotographien v.: R. Birkhäuser, H. Boner, Oscar Bein, Ad. Ziegler, E. Lichtenhahn u. F. Dachselt. Mit zahlr. Werbungen der Zeit rund ums Photographieren. 1300 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES CONTES DROLATIQUES Illustrés de 600 dessins par A. Robida.

      Paris, Librairie Illustrée Tallandier - Editeur, s.d. (1903-1904). In-8 (mm. 247x157), 2 voll., mz. marocch. con ang., dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, conserv. le belle bross. orig. a colori, pp. (8),III,396,(4); (4),378,(4); con le straordinarie composizioni di Robida (102 sono a p. pag. e 8 a colori) che illustrano questa raccolta di 30 racconti licenziosi di Balzac. "Prima edizione" in una speciale tiratura di 25 esemplari numerati ?"sur papier de Chine?", con aggiunto un magnifico acquarello originale dell?'artista che porta il titolo manoscritto del racconto ?"L?'héritier du diable?", cui si riferisce. Una delle più rare opere illustrate da Robida (1848-1926): ?"peintre, graveur, illustrateur, caricaturiste, dessinateur de talent, qui était aussi un érudit?". Cfr. Lorenz,XVIII, p. 88 - Brun ?"Robida, sa vie, son oeuvre?",1.061 (da?' come data di pubblicazione il 1905) - Benezit,XI, p. 776. Esemplare d?'amatore, molto ben conservato.

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        ON THE "POLAR STAR" IN THE ARCTIC SEA. With the Statements of Commander U. Cagni Upon the Sledge Expedition to 86 Degrees 34 Minutes North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon His Return to the Bay of Teplitz

      Hutchinson and Co, 1903. First UK Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 1st English Edition; 2 volumes; Vol I xvi, 346pp xvii-xxii; Vol II viii, 347-702pp, ix-xii. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spines, gilt stamped image of masted ship caught in the ice. 212 illustrations in text, 16 full-page photogravure plates, 2 panoramas and 5 maps. In 1899 the author organized an expedition towards the North Pole. In spring he arrived in the Norwegian capital Christiania (the present day Oslo) with 10 companions. The duke acquired the Jason, a steam whaler of 570 tons, renamed it Stella Polare ("Pole Star") & took the ship on the expedition through the frozen Artic Sea. The members of the expedition sought to reach the North Pole by way of Novaya Zemyla, and the Franz Joseph Archipelago. They sailed as far north as possible, and then continued their trek by sledge. While they did not reach the North Pole, they did reach the highest latitude ever attained by sledge at that time. Both volumes covers slightly bumped and marked, inner hinges beginning to crack, tissue paper guards brown as usual. Contents clean. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 1795. .

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        Queer Things about Japan

      Ldn., Treherne, 1903.. 1903. Cold frontispice, XXXV(I), 442(2) pp. 36 full-page illustrations (6 in colour) on Japanese paper. Contemporary cloth with pieces of the original (heavily worn) cloth pasted on front-side & spine, t.e.g., margins uncut. Not mentioned in the "contents" are 2 lvs bnd in w. ills by Miss Margaret THOMAS preceding the chapter XXVII: "My Japanese garden in Kensington", neither a lf. w. ills depicting Japanese objets d' art, though the numbering in the text of the Appendix refers to these illustrations. Cloth worn/rbbd. Top-edge duststained, foxing in a few places (mainly at the beginning & at the end) and a bit on edges, 1 part of double-page cold illustration loose. * The illustrations by HOKUSAI here for the first time reproduced in England. Mostly 1904 or 1905 editions are offered as first editions; this copy however seems to be the real 1st edition, but not the variant that also existed as stated v° half-title in a "fingernail tags" edition. Certainly scarce in 1st. edition. ¶ More information on request.

      [Bookseller: INTERNATIONAAL ANTIQUARIAAT]
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        How They Went to School

      Blackie & Son Limited, London, Glasgow and Dublin - [1903] Contains 24 full page coloured wood-cut illustrations and 24 pages of text. Presented as uncut pages. C. 26x21 cm. Red titling to upper board with embossed picture of Kitty and Hal holding a satchel between them. Black titling to backstrip. Replacement front and rear endpapers. Binding strong and tight. Corners worn, some rubbing to edges, top / bottom of backstrip bumped. Some marks to boards and faint pencil lines. Clean contents with a few minor brown spots to half title and title pages. Short closed tear to one page edge. Note: There is no date or edition statement however research would lead me to believe that this is a first edition. In addition, the size and full title are in line with British Library first record of 1903. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall / Oblong. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas administratif des égouts de la ville de Paris

      Ville de Paris 1903 - Grand in-plano, 670 X 520 mm. env., cartonné. Grand atlas composé d'un feuillet montrant les différents types de galeries d'égouts à partir de 1888, un plan d'ensemble sur double page, et 16 plans sur double page détaillant les galeries des vingts arrondissements. Planches gravées chez L. Wuhrer. Reliure demi-basane havane, plats de percaline verte, titre doré au plat supérieur dans une étiquette de percaline rouge. Dos absent, coupes frottés, coins émoussés, plats détachés (cf scan), mais excellent état intérieur. La présente édition semble manquer au catalogue de la BNF. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Nuts of Knowledge. Limited Edition. Dun Emer Press

      The Dun Emer Press/Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, Dublin 1903 - 34pp. Second book of the Dun Emer Press. Language: eng G : in good condition without dust jacket in clear protective cover. Cloth spine age-darkened. Ink previous owner's inscription to rear pastedown and two bookplates (one heraldic) to front pastedown and fep. Endpapers browned Quarter cloth spine on grey papered boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed. [Robert Burns]

      October 1st, 1903, Skibo Castle, Dornoch, Sutherland - "I hope your efforts to erect a Burns monument will soon be successful. It will give me great pleasure to be one of the subscribers / Your very truly, / Andrew Carnegie" One page TLS dated October 1st, 1903, from Skibo Castle, Dornoch, Sutherland. Addressed to the President of the Burns Club of Montreal declining an invitation to speak upon "Our National Poet" as it is not advisable for Carnegie to undertake a winter journey. In fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        INDUMENTARIA ANTIGUA. Vestidos Guerreros y Civilies de los Mexicanos

      Mexico:. 1903 [1977].. Folio. 18-1/2" x 13-1/2". 1st edition thus. A facsimile reprint of the 1903 first edition. [6], 136, [4] pp. Index.. Full tan calf binding with gilt stamped lettering to spine & front board, with decorations stamped in blind.. Some extremity rubs to the binding. A VG+ copy.. A scarce work that discusses, and displays, the Indians of Ancient Mexico, their society, their art, their clothing, their weapons & armor. No copies of this edition, nor the 1903 publication, at auction these past 30 years. . 2 full color facsimile title pages; 200 full page plates at rear [some drawn, some from photographs. 106 in full color].

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        Siebenburgen. Ein Handbuch Fur Reisende. In Neuer Bearbeitung Herausgegeben Von Emil Sigerus. III. Auflage [PUBLISHED 1903]

      Druck Und Verlag Von W. Krafft, Hermannstadt, 1903, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketIN GERMAN. Transylvania. A Handbook for Travellers. Book - in Fair green boards with gilt lettering - some marking and staining to the boards and some rubbing and bumping to the extreme corners and some bumping and wearing to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, the pages have browned, small mark to the second advertisement page at the front of the book, rusting to the staples but otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Scarce Title even more so as complete with its coloured fold out map in rear pocket which is in Good condition with just light browning to the cream border edges and creases repaired and strengthened with archival tape. There is also a previous owner's signature to the title page of the book 'W G Middleton Edwards, Constantinople' who was Chairman of the Commerce of Turkey from 1924/6. Size: 6.5 inches tall by 4.25 inches. 3 advertisement pages to the front of the book, vii, 284 pages which includes an index & a 15 page catalogue to the rear. Text is in German. Mit 41 Illustrationen, 3 Stadtplanen und einer Karte Siebenburgens. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Travel & Places; German Language; Inventory No: 6612.

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        How to Beat the Game

      G.W. DILLINGHAM CO, NY 1903 - covers rubbed, previous owners name on front endpage and in blue pen it says Read Carefully and you can't lose, some spotting to pages DATE PUBLISHED: 1903 EDITION: 117 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Our Antediluvian Ancestors

      C. Arthur Pearson, London 1903 - Rebound with new red loth spine over original cloth boards. Titles and cartoon vignette in black to front cover. New epps. Frontispiece torn and missing 2 inch corner strip - neatly repaired and with replacement corner. Fifty illustrations in black and white with captions on facing page. Illustration Number One lacks its caption and Number Fifty is completely absent. 2 pages have small tears repaired and there are some grubby marks. Otherwise good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Archive of 10 original cartoons, mock-ups and illustrations by Socialist cartoonist Guy H. Lockwood (and students)

      [Kalamazoo, MI: ca 1903-1915]. Excellent small archive of work by the cartoonist, publisher, Socialist Party organizer and pamphleteer Guy H. Lockwood (1870-1947). A search of OCLC discovers no fewer than 30 publications written and published by Lockwood from his Kalamazoo studio between 1900 and 1928, including two Socialist periodicals ("The Billy Goat" and "Unity"), several how-to publications for artists, and dozens of pamphlets on subjects ranging from health fads to occultism to progressive politics. In addition to his many publishing activities, Lockwood operated a correspondence art school from about 1910-1934; included here are three examples of work by students and associates (or possibly five; the two unsigned works are difficult to attribute positively to Lockwood). The drawings are for the most part political in nature, and most appear to have been prepared for publication. They include: ::Lockwood's mock-up for a subscription card for The Appeal To Reason, undated (ca 1900-1905); ::Newspaper illustration, signed "GH Lockwood," headlined "The Short Hand Room" (dated 1904); ::Lockwood's masthead for an unidentified publication, headlined "Railroad Edition" (ca 1900-1905); ::Lockwood's mock-up for an advertisement for American Socialist College (dated 1903); ::Uncaptioned illustration, signed "GH Lockwood", of a woman house-cleaner (dated 1904); ::Unsigned masthead, possibly by Lockwood, titled "Can You Put A Tail On A Billy Goat?", for the magazine "Unity" (ca 1910s); ::Unsigned drawing of a teamster stuck in the mud, undated, apparently cut from a larger sheet; ::Masthead for "The Billy Goat", signed "GES", (ca 1910) ::Humorous portrait of Lockwood, titled "A Little Journey to the School of Lockwood the Heavy Hoofed, or a Maker of Artists", signature illegible, dated 1915; ::another portrait of Lockwood, titled "Lockwood On A Toot", signed "Gris," undated. ::Report, dated April 1, 1934 from Lockwood as State Organizer of the Michigan Socialist Party (5 mimeographed sheets, in envelope with return address of the Lockwood Art School). Together, a valuable record of this talented but little-known artist's work, as well as of Progressive-era radical publishing history. 10 original pen-and-ink illustrations, in black ink on artist's board. Five signed by Lockwood; two pieces unsigned but apparently in Lockwood's hand; three works signed by other artists. Dimensions vary; most pieces ca. 13" x 7" to 12" x 10"; some slightly smaller. A few with marginal chips or soiling; several with pencil markings for placement for publication; most appear to have been lifted from mounts or albums, with resulting scuffing/staining to paper on verso. Overall Very Good.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1903

      John Wisden & Co. 1903 - Fortieth edition. Original hardback. Covers slightly rubbed, yellow internal wrappers creased with signs of repair along top and bottom edge. A good copy.

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        Desk Book of Fine Papers Demonstrating the Printing Qualities of the Product of the Mills of S.D. Warren and Company Paper Manufacturers

      Boston: S.D. Warren and Company. (1903). Quarto. Green-gray cloth gilt. [254]pp., illustrated. 128 samples (120 double leaf, eight single leaf) of 47 papers in various weights and colors. Each sample is illustrated to demonstrate the graphic qualities of the paper and illustrations. Chiefly samples, many finely printed on fine colored paper stock. "Arranged and printed by the Wayside Department of the University Press, Cambridge, U.S.A." Label on front pastedown noting that the book is "Loaned" by the company to New Jersey publisher Albert Brandt. Occasional soiling at the very edges of the tab-cut leaves, one of the tabs has a small stain or smudge, very near fine. A nice copy of this very scarce and elaborately printed book. OCLC locates four copies. .

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        Prose e Poesie Italiane Scelte E Annotate Da Luigi Morandi Per Uso Delle Scuole

      Citta Di Castello, 1903 - Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nuova edizione con un'Appendice di Poesie. Signed by Morandi. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE MOON A Summary of the Existing Knowledge of Our Satellite with a Complete Photographic Atlas

      NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Photo plate front board; Quarto; Rubs at spine ends and corners with slight loss at bottom of spine, spine lettering faded, gift inscription; 100 photos and drawings .

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        Handsome Cyril: Or the Messenger Boy with the Warm Feet; Clarence Allen, The Hypnotic Boy Journalist: Or the Mysterious Disappearance of the United States Government Bonds; and Rollo Johnson, the Boy Inventor: Or the Demon Bicycle and Its Daring Rider; First three issues of The Strenuous Lad's Library (A Pheonix small press)

      Phoenix, AZ: Bandar Log Press. 1903-1904. Limited edition. Paperback. Very Good. Three volumes, 1903-1904, limited editions (volume one limited to 674 copies, other two limited to 374 copies), paperbacks, small octavos, illustrated in b&w. Books VG with some chipping to edges of wrappers. Very few copies on OCLC. John Francis Holme, the publisher of the Bandar Log Press (1895-1904) met George Ade in Chicago and convinced him to do these parodies of Alger.

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        La montagne a travers les ages: role joué par elle: façon dont elle a été vue. 1: Des temps antiques à la fin du dix-huitième siècle. 2: La Montagne d’aujourd’hui.

      Librairie Dauphinoise, Grenoble. Librairie Savoyarde, Moutiers. 1903 - Famosa opera tirata in un’unica edizione di 2400 esemplari (1550) con 657 illustrazioni, tra cui 2 antiporta figurati, 4 tav. in seppia, 1 in tinta verde, 3 a colori in cromotipografia (tutte a doppia pag.). Perret, II, 2031: Imposante etude sur l’iconographie alpine, cet ouvrage constitue une source de documentation exceptionnelle. Tres recherché. Esemplare con buon margine in una piacevole legatura del tempo in mezza pelle rossa con stelle alpine in oro al dorso. Formato: 2 v. (XV, 559 p., [7] c. di tav.; 494 p., [1] c. di tav.), 30 cm, m.p. a cinque nervi con fregi e titoli oro. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 800.00 euro.

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        LA MONTAGNE A TRAVERS LES AGES. Rôle joué par elle: la façon dont elle a été vue.

      - Grenoble et Moutiers, Falque et Perrin, Ducloz, 1903. 2 forts volumes in-4 demi-percaline prune à coins à la bradel, couvertures conservées, (XV+559),(494pp). Tome 1: des temps antiques jusqu’à la fin du XVIII°; tome 2: la montagne aujourd’hui. Importante iconographie: 307 illustrations d’après des documents anciens. Ouvrage tiré à 2400 exemplaires numérotés."Importante étude sur l’iconographie alpine, cet ouvrage constitue une source de documentation exceptionnelle", (Perret, 2031). Un ensemble considérable qui allie, comme toujours chez Carteret un vrai plaisir de lecture avec une érudition remarquable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brains & Bravery

      London and Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited,, 1903. Being Stories Told By: G. A. Henty, Guy Boothby, L. T. Meade, J. Arthur Barry, Katharine Tynan, H. A. Bryden and Others. Eight illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in blue, cream, black and gilt, brown endpapers. Black and white frontispiece and 7 plates. 2 gift inscriptions to front flyleaves and initials at rear. Lightly rubbed, some pencil markings to upper board. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Carmel at Sea

      - Charles Hulett (1903-1971) Carmel at Sea Oil on canvas Framed size: 38" x 38" Canvas size (sight): 31 ½" x 31 ½" Signed l.r.: Charles Hulett This gorgeous painting of the California coastline, entitled "Carmel at Sea," was produced by Charles Hulett. Ever since the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 forced countless bohemian artists to flee the city, Carmel-by-the-Sea has hosted one of the oldest and most prolific artist colonies in the country. Yet even before this devastating event wreaked havoc on Californians, a small group of “in-the-know” artists, writers, academicians and wealthy vacationers had already been retreating to the Central Californian town for decades in order to witness its crashing waves, spectacular coastline, and golden light. Indeed, late landscape painter Francis McComas once rightly christened Carmel "the greatest meeting of land and water in the world." No doubt, Hulett's painting, which emphasizes the drama of the Carmel coastline along with its sparkling blue waters, embodies all of Carmel's most legendary qualities (and from quite a unique and precarious vantage point). Hulett, born on July 25, 1903 in Fairmount, Indiana, was a painter, illustrator and cartoonist. He studied at the Otis Art Institute and the Art Center School, having settled in Los Angeles by the early 1930s. Hulett, who died in the same southern California metropolis on May 13, 1971, was a renowned member of the San Fernando Valley Artists' Association, the California Art Club, Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles, and the California Watercolor Society. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Call of the Wild

      The Curtis Publishing Company, Philadelphia 1903 - The true first printing of Jack London's The Call of the Wild. Serialized in 5 issues of The Saturday Evening Post starting with June 20, 1903. All 5 issues are complete with all pages and covers. Illustrated with a total of 17 illustrations by wildlife artists Charles Livingston Bull and Philip R Goodwin. All issues VG or VG+. Also included is the issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine from June, 1902 containing the first printing of the London short story "Diable - A Dog." Please email or call us for additional photographs. Ships same or next business day. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The call of the wild

      New York: Macmillan, 1903. Hardcover. 231p., 2p ads, illustrated endpapers, color frontis and 10 plates inserted, tissue-guard present on frontis, occasional mild spotting throughout, ownership name in ink on endpaper and back of frontis, very slight rollcorners bumped and mild shelfwear to edges, first edition according to Sisson page 14 and BAL 11876, title page printed in black and blue, binding is first issue in veritcally ribbed deep green cloth with bright cover illustration of man and sled dogs in black, white and red with only very light rubbing to white snow areas, gilt titles on cover are bright as are spine titles in gilt and vignette of dog on spine. A very attractive copy of the best-known book by Jack London. His third novel.

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        Studien und Materialien zur Spezialgeschichte und Heimatskunde des deutschen Sprachgebietes in Böhmen und Mähren. Mit 220 Textbildern, 30 Beilagen in Kunstdruck und 100 Wappenabbildungen im Farbendruck

      Prag, J. G. Calve, 1903,. Neuerer-HLWd., 705 S., 4° mit zahlreichen Textillustrationen, Kunstbeilagen u. 10 Sondertafeln mit chromolitographierten farbigen Wappenabbildungen. Einband etwas berieben, abgegriffen u. gelockert. Kopfkapital etwas eingerissen. Leinwandbezug mäßig bestaubt. Innen unbeschädigt u. frisch, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sehr selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. *.

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        The Call of the Wild

      Philadelphia: The Curtis Publishing Company. Very Good. 1903. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. The true first printing of Jack London's The Call of the Wild. Serialized in 5 issues of The Saturday Evening Post starting with June 20, 1903. All 5 issues are complete with all pages and covers. Illustrated with a total of 17 illustrations by wildlife artists Charles Livingston Bull and Philip R Goodwin. All issues VG or VG+. Also included is the issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine from June, 1902 containing the first printing of the London short story "Diable - A Dog." Please email or call us for additional photographs. Ships same or next business day. .

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        History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria [Maspero, Rappoport, King & Hall. Complete in 13 volumes]

      London : Grolier Society, [1903-1906?], 1903, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formGood copies only bound in the original leather-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked titles to spines, with decorative gilt tooling and raised bands. Spine bands worn, with some loss to spine covers. Panel edges worn and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Marbled endpapers. Title pages are lightly tanned due to offsetting from the frontis. Tissue guards. Otherwise, pages are bright and clean, with just some scattered instances of marginal foxing around some of the tissue-guarded plates. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 13 v.: illus. (some color), plates, fronts. ; 24 cm. Translation of Maspero's "Histoire ancienne des peuples de l'Orient classique," which was divided into 3 volumes. Volumes 1-3 of this edition correspond to vol. 1 of the French original (Les origines, E´gypte et Chaldee) and are based on the text of the 4th revised French edition of 1901, but with many notes omitted or abridged. Volumes 4-6 of this edition correspond to vol. 2 of the French original (Les premieres melees des peuples); volumes 7-9 of this edition correspond to vol. 3 of the French original (Les empires). In continuation and uniform with the above-mentioned 9 volumes, the Grolier society issued "History of Egypt from 330 B.C. to the present time, by S. Rappoport" (1904), in 3 volumes, with spine title "History of Egypt, volume X[-XII]", and also "History of Egypt in the light of recent discovery, by L.W. King ... and H.R. Hall" (1906), designated on spine as "vol. XIII." This set contains all 13 volumes. Subjects: Egypt -- Chaldea -- Syria -- Babylonia -- Assyria -- History, Ancient. Middle East -- History -- Civilization, Ancient.

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        THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE HOLY COMMUNION.

      University Press. London: Henry Frowde, Oxford 1903 - Miniature book (2 1/8" X 1 3/4", diamond 128mo.) 688p. Bound in brown flexible pebbled leather with gilt titles, a.e.g. Housed in hallmarked silver case with chain, the case in a diagonally stripped design. Quite a beautiful presentation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neptune].

      Moskva Volf 1903 - Octavo (22.5 x 17.5 cm). 168 pp., with 5 plates, including 1 in colour, illustrations in text; light occasional spotting. Original publisher's cloth; slightly rubbed and stained. A touching story of the loyal dog Neptun given by Dmitriy Nikolaevich to his son; with beautiful illustrations by Sokolovskiy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Critical Revision of the genus Eucalyptus. Published by Authority of the Government of the State of New South Wales.(Volumes 1-7)

      Sydney: William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer 1903-1928 - Volumes 1 through 7 (Parts 1 through 70) only, lacking only Parts 71-75; large quarto, includes 287 plates after line drawings by Margaret Flockton, in 5 later board bindings with cloth spines, all original paper covers have been retained; ex library, some portions of text age toned but not fragile, some covers darkened, early issues have signature or initials of American forester George Bishop Sudworth, a good, sound and serviceable group. Photos available upon request.

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        The Durbar. Text by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes. [De Luxe Edition]. 1000 COPIES WERE PRINTED

      a&c black, 1903, cloth, Book Condition: fine4to., First Edition thus, on laid paper, with coloured frontispiece (original captioned tissue guard present) and 99 fine coloured plates (all original captioned tissue guards present); original ivory buckram, upper board and backstrip framed, blocked and lettered in gilt and colours, bevelled boards, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly browned, small neat repair at headband else a near fine copy.EDITION LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (THIS COPY NO. 964).Inman 228

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        Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans : Cash Book [record of dues and payments for Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans, San Francisco, August 1903 - July 1906

      Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans, 1903, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy bound in full leather. Gilt blocking to spine with raised bands. Minor dulling and rubbing evident to spine and panel edges as with use and age. Some scuffs and scratches to boards, with a small white stain mark to the front panel. Gilt-stamped borders to front and rear panels. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; Rare. This large format leatherbound cash book contains members names and accounts of dues from 1903-1906 for the Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans in San Francisco. 250 double pages [500p.], 42 x 28cm. Subjects: Scottish clans -- Scotland -- Emigration -- San Francisco, United States -- Early 20th century -- History - original archives.

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        Autograph manuscript of an unpublished novel

      N.p., n.d. [ca. 1903] - Julian Ralph (1853-1903) was a brilliant New York journalist and miscellaneous writer who worked for the New York Sun under Charles A. Dana, as the London correspondent for The New York Journal under William Randolph Hearst, then later for the New York Herald and Brooklyn Eagle. According the DAB, "because of his vivid and picturesque style as a descriptive writer, it was said of him that he 'could write five thousand words about a cobblestone.'" His works include numerous travel books and collections of his journalism, as well as fiction. Some of the titles are: Along the Bowstring (1901); Dixie, or Southern Scenes and Sketches (1895); People We Pass: Stories of Life among the Masses of New York City (1896); Alone in China (1897); An Angel in a Web (1899); A Prince of George and Other Tales (1899); Towards Pretoria (1900); The Millionairess (1902), and The Making of Journalist (1903). The first page of this undated and untitled manuscript introduces a narrator who tells his listener that "you shall hear how in the twentieth century a youth who dabbles in no black arts and laughs at everything he cannot see or feel or smell or touch has been bedeviled - bewitched - 'headwoed', I believe you Americans call it. You shall hear how this caused him, who up to then bothered very little about the women, to become in great demand with the fair sex, to undergo extraordinary adventures, and made him a Don Juan of a temperate and semi- respectable sort." 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches). 329 1/2 pp. on 324 leaves. 14 chapters numbered as 15. Written in ink and pencil on rectos of ruled sheets (apart from two leaves on typescript). Numerous deletions and corrections, some edges a bit ragged, otherwise in very good, readable condition, in cloth slipcase with chemise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH AND OTHER STORIES OF THE SUPERNATURAL .

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-237 [238-240] [note: last leaf is a blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Peter Newell, original pictorial light green cloth, front panel stamped in dark green, red, white and gold, spine panel stamped in dark green and gold. First edition. "New England regionalist writer, highly regarded for cameo like, naturalistic pictures of domestic life and for supernatural stories . THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH (1903), Freeman's only supernatural collection, is of greater critical and historical importance than its uniqueness might suggest. It is one of the very few bodies of work that combine domestic realism with supernaturalism, and it has been the founding document of a minor school within supernatural fiction (notably August Derleth and his followers). The individual stories are also excellent." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 163. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-71. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 662. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 231. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 395. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-259. Bleiler (1978), p. 77. Reginald 15339. BAL 6371 (BAL notes that Merle Johnson termed this binding the earliest). Top edge of text block a little dusty, spine panel just a bit dulled, period bookplate affixed to front free endpaper, a near fine, bright copy of this lovely book. Small slip of paper signed by Mrs. Freeman (possibly clipped from a letter) laid in. (#67245) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'immunité dans les maladies infectieuses [title in Russian]

      St. Petersburg, 1903 - First Russian edition of a classic of immunology, for which the author won a Nobel Prize in 1908, sharing it with Paul Ehrlich. This copy is inscribed (in Russian): "To Joseph Mankovich Krauzman in fond remembrance from Elia M. Paris 1903." According to the DSB, Metchnikoff, while in Paris in 1900, "began to write a large and comprehensive book, L'immunité dans les maladies infectieuses (1901). This book was a magnificent review of the entire field of both comparative and human immunology. The work was also, of course, a defense of the theory of phagocytosis, which the humoral theory of immunity seriously challenged. The work of the German bacteriologists, especially Emil Behring, Paul Ehrlich, and Robert Koch, which led to discovery of many new bacteria, toxins, and antitoxins, strengthened the beliefs of those who held to a noncellular theory of immunity . In 1908 Metchnikoff and Ehrlich shared the Nobel Prize for their researches illuminating the understanding of immunity . " First edition in Russian. 8vo. Text in Russian, translated from the original French. Original wrapper spine and rear cover present, front wrapper perished [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Works Of John Ruskin [COMPLETE IN 39 VOLUMES]

      George Allen, London, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, The Library EditionThe Library Edition. "Two thousand and sixty-two copies of this edition--of which two thousand are for sale in England and America--have been printed at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh, and the type has been distributed. Dated 1903-1912. " V.1. Early prose writings, 1834-1843 -- v.2. Poems -- v.3-7. Modern painters -- v.8. The seven lamps of architecture -- v.9-11. The stones of Venice -- v.12. Lectures on architecture and painting -- v.13. Turner. The harbours of England -- v.14. Academy notes -- v.15. The elements of drawing -- v.16. "A joy for ever" and The two paths -- v.17. Unto this last. Munera pulveris. Time and tide -- v.18. Sesame and lilies -- v.19. The cestus of Aglaia and The queen of the air -- v.20. Lectures on art -- v.21. The Ruskin art collection at Oxford -- v.22. Lectures on landscape. Michaelangelo. Tintoret -- v.23. Val d'Arno. The schools of Florence -- v.24. Giotto. The Cavalli monuments. Guide to the Academy. St. Mark's rest -- v.25. Love meinie and Proserpina -- v.26. Deucalion -- v.27-29. Force Clavigera -- v.30. The Guild and Museum of St. George -- v.31. Bibliotecha pastorum -- v.32. Studies of peasant life -- v.33. The Bible of Amiens. Valle crucis. The art of England. The pleasures of England -- v.34. The storm-cloud of the XIX century -- v.35. Præterita and Dilecta -- v.36-37. Letters of Ruskin -- v.38. Bibliography. Catalogue of drawings. Addenda -- v.39. General index. Books - in Very Good red boards with Ruskin's coat of arms in gilt on front covers and gilt lettering to spines - minor marking to the front board of volume 24 and slight to the back boards of volumes 26 & 29 and some marking to the lower half of the front board of volume 29, light bumping to extreme ends of spines, light wear to the extreme ends of the spines to volumes 7 & 35, some bumping to the extreme ends of the spine to volume 25, light wear to the tops of the spines of volumes 32, 33 & 36, some bumping to the bottom of the spine to volume 39, small page of wearing/surface abrasion to volume 36, light sunning to the the spines but the gilt lettering remains bright and distinct. Contents, many unopened pages evident the books have never been read, light browning to the to some paste downs and end papers, occasional page, plate and protective tissue, light creasing to the free front end paper of volume 17 and some marking to the top edge of the plate opposite page 462 and title pages to volume 29 other wise clean, bright and tightly bound. Vol 1 lvii, 551. Vol 2 xlv, 541. Vol 3 lxiii, 687. Vol 4 lv, 399. Vol 5 lxiv, 439. Vol 6 xxxi, 487. Vol 7 lxxvi, 495. Vol 8 lv, 289. Vol 9 lx, 473. Vol 10 lxxii, 470. Vol 11 xxxvi, 436. Vol 12 lxxxviii, 603. Vol 13 lx, 646. Vol 14 xxxix, 499. Vol 15 xxxi, 501. Vol 16 lxxv, 487. Vol 17 cxv, 565. Vol 18 lxxix, 557. Vol 19 lxxix, 469. Vol 20 lxiii, 413. Vol 21 liii, 331. Vol 22 xliv, 538. Vol 23 lxvii, 479. Vol 24 lxiv, 457. Vol 25 lvi, 569. Vol 26 lxviii, 605. Vol 27 cxi, 678. Vol 28 xxxii, 771. Vol 29 xxxvi, 676. Vol 30 lxxvi, 362. Vol 31 xliii, 521. Vol 32 xxxv, 538. Vol 33 lxxii, 537. Vol 34 xlviii, 735. Vol 35 xcii, 642. Vol 36 xcv, 601. Vol 37 xviii, 739. Vol 38 xxvii, 390. Vol 39 xxiv, 689. Size: 10 inches tall by 6.5 inches. Rough trimmed pages. Profusely illustrated (some colour), frontispieces, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 5946.

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        Handbuch der allgemeinen und lokalen Anaesthesie für Ärzte und Studierende.

      . Berlin u. Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1903, 8°, VI, 234 pp., mit 116 Abb., original Leineneinband; mit dem Ex Libris "Dr. A. Bauer". Erste Auflage. Das bekannte, jedoch sehr seltene Handbuch aus der "Kocher Schule". - Fritz L.Dumont (1854-1932) fordert die Reform der Anaesthesie-Ausbildung: "Sofern sich nur die Chefärzte, die klinischen Lehrer, die Assistenten entschlössen, wirkliche Kurse der Narkose zu halten, sobald die Regierung und die Stadtverwaltungen überzeugt würde von der Notwendigkeit, die Narkose einzelnen, nur dazu verpflichtenten Ärzten mit dem Mandat des Unterrichtens in ihrer Kunst zu übertragen, würden sehr bald sich das Bedürfnis der Befreiung der Narkose aus den Fesseln der Empirie und indolenter Tradition ergeben. Man richte Chloroformkurse ein, man verlange Testate über sachgemäss vollzogene Narkosen, man nehme im Examen Rücksicht auf dieselbe und man wird für die Chloroformfrage mehr getan haben, als wenn mann fünfzig Jahre hindurch jährlich zwei bis drei Statistiken veröffentlicht und an dem milden Ernst der Zahlen seine kleinen Bedenken beruhigt. Wir sind der festen Meinung, daß, je mehr man sich eingehend mit der Narkosefrage beschäftigt, um so deutlicher das hohe Maß der Verantwortlichkeit uns bewußt werden wird, welches man mit dem Anraten der Narkose übernimmt, denn auch hier, wie so häufig, deckt sich Sorglosikeit und mangelndes Wissen." F.L.Dumont, p.17-19 - "The standard textbook by Fritz Dumont, was published in 1903. It was excellently illustrated and gave a comprehensive survey of local anaestehsia for the first time... -cf. J.Schulte am Esch & M.Goerig: The Histroy of Anaesthesia, p.41 - "Dumont advocates reform in anesthetic education" -cf. Duncum, p.547

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        3 Gehaltsbescheinigungen mit eigenh. U.

      London, 1903 und 1907.. Zusammen 3 SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-8vo.. Bestätigt den Empfang seines Gehalts für die Woche bis zum 16. und 23. Mai 1903 (für "2nd" bzw. "3rd cycle of Ring") sowie für die Woche zum 21. Mai 1907. - Hans Richter, "einer der profiliertesten Dirigenten, dessen Arbeitskraft besonders dem Schaffen von Richard Wagner und Johannes Brahms galt", gehörte neben Hermann Levi, Felix Mottl und Karl Muck "zu den gefeiertsten, von fanatischer Werktreue besessenen Wagner-Interpreten" (MGG XI, 460f.). - Auf blauem Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf der Royal Opera Covent Garden; leicht angestaubt und mit kleineren Läsuren.

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        Manuscrit autographe signé

      - FOLLAIN Jean (1903-1971), poète et écrivain. Manuscrit autographe signé intitulé Quelques réflexions sur la chose poétique. 1 p. ½ in-4. Belle confession sur la manière dont Follain pense l'écriture poétique : « La plupart du temps et si j'obéis à mon véritable tempérament, je me sens tenu à ce que les phrases incluses dans mes ¿uvres gardent un sens strict et usuel perceptible à ceux-là même qui ne sentiraient pas palpiter le poème enfermé dans ces phrases. »

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        Rhymes of Real Children

      New York: Fox Duffield & Co, 1903. Pictorial boards with cloth spine, edge and corner wear, scratch on rear cover, gift inscription. Illustrated in color by Smith with 6 full page plates, color illustration on dedication page, decorative borders in orange and black. Beautiful book. Nudelman A18.. First Edition. Near Fine/No Jacket. Large Square 4to.

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