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        DANS LE SUD DE MADAGASCAR. Pénétration militaire. Situation politique et économique. 1900-1902. Nombreuses photographies et cartes dans le texte et hors-texte.

      1903 - Paris, Henri Charles-Lavauzelle, sans date [1903]. Grand in-8 (170 X 251) demi-chagrin rouge, dos cinq nerfs ornés de filets perlés, titre et auteur dorés (reliure de l'époque) ; 398 pages (dont faux-titre et titre), 12 feuillets non chiffrés (cartes et croquis). EDITION ORIGINALE comportant sur la page de faux-titre un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé de l'auteur : " à Monsieur Auguste Terrier / bien cordial hommage / Lyautey ". Auguste Terrier (1873-1932) fut secrétaire général du Comité de l'Afrique française, directeur de l'Office chérifien du Maroc et censeur du Crédit foncier d'Algérie et de Tunisie. Dos de la reliure sali, néanmoins agréable exemplaire dans une solide reliure de l'époque, frais intérieurement. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Jumping Frog - 1st Edition

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1903. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. A just about Fine First Edition in the original red decorated cloth, gently rubbed and little fading to spine. In the elusive, nearly Fine dust-jacket with only a minor chip to the bottom of the spine. In custom made 1/3 leather cloth double slipcase. Hard to imagine a nicer copy can be found; The Jumping Frog in English, then in French, then clawed back into a civilized language once more by patient, unremunerated toil. First separate publication, save for a note at pp 64 - reprinted from its first appearance in Sketches, 1875. BAL 3477 .

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        The Wallace Collection (Objets D'Art)

      Goupil & Co., Fine Art Publishers, London 1903 - 2 volumes. Folio. Full leather. T.e.g. Gorgeous, bright copy. Light off-setting to prelims and toning to pages. Binding worn and loosened in areas throughout both volumes. Leather joints cracking with spine ends somewhat chipped. Light scuffing and scratching to brown leather boards with a few bumps to edges. VG. THE SET: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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        Répertoire pour les architectes ingénieurs et entrepreneurs de Travaux publics contenant reliés et classés les catalogues ,planches, dessins , tarifs et circulaires des Arts et Industries du bâtimentL

      L Naudin . Paris 1903 - 1 Volume In Folio. cartonnage classeur illustré, avec tringlerie métallique enserrant les catalogues.Il ya une centaine dans le classeur; de la simple feuille souvent illustrée avec catalogue plus complet d'une dizaine de pages. Cela nous donne un aperçu complet mis à la disposition des architectes et constructeurs au début du XXe siècle. Avec quelques taches et rousseurs. Imposant et beau dossier. Peu courant [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Angler's Autobiography.

      - London. Vinton & Company, Limited. 1903. First Edition. 8vo. (9 x 6). xxiv, 286 pp. Title page printed in red and black. Photo frontispiece of Frederic Halford at his tying bench with tissue guard. Introduction by William Senior. Forty-three photo gravure plates with tissue guards. Text vignettes. Includes chapters on Early Recollections - Coarse Fishing - Sea Fishing - Thames Trouting - The Wandle - Salmon Fishing - Fishing the Sunk Fly - Houghton - The Test and Floating Flies - Dry-Fly Fishing The Itchen - The End of Our Houghton Club - The Kennet and Making a Fishery - Weimar - The Upper Test and Dry-Fly Entomology - Winchester and District. By far, Mr. Halford's scarcest work. Bound in the original blue cloth with gilt titles. A nice book, clean, with only the slightest of corner rubbing. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Books, IOBA.]
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        Great Benin Its Customs, Art and Horrors - One of 320 copies.

      F.King & Sons, Halifax 1903 - Large 8vo. Bound in the original red cloth with bevelled boards; gilt vignette of Benin torture on upper cover. The cloth is a little worn at head and foot of backstrip and there is "ROT" in gilt lettering. The only other evidence of institutional origins are two small stamps " Department of Economics " on front endpapers and traces of a label on front paste-down. Pencilled on verso of front free endpaper - " C.H. Read from the writer " pp. xii, 234, xxxii, with 275 illustrations. Only 320 copies issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA,PBFA]
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        Radium and other radio-active substances.... Inscribed by the author

      New York: Van Norstrand..., 1903. 1st edition. <p>First Suggestion of the Use of Radium in Cancer Treatment</p><p>The First American book on Radioactivity Other than X-Ray, Presentation Copy</p> Hammer, William J. Radium and other radio-active substances. 8vo.viii,72pp.adverts.Fronts. and text illustrations. 230 x 150mm. Original cloth, gilt. Very good copy. Inscribed: George L. Shepley Esq. With the compliments of Wm. J. Hammer, April 21,1904."</p><p>FIRST EDITION. Hammer brought 9 tubes of radium from the Curies&#39; lab to America in 1902, and the above work contains many first-hand references to the Curies, Becquerel, etc. Hammer delivered some 88 lectures on radium, invented the luminous radium preparation used in watch dials, airplane and automobile instruments, and is credited with the first suggestion and use of radium in cancer treatment. Grigg 786.</p>

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        Rand, McNally & Co.'s Nebraska

      Rand, McNally & Co., Chicago 1903 - Color lithograph from The Rand, McNally & Co.'s Enlarged Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide. Sheet size: 20 3/8 x 27 1/2". Inventory#: p572pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Rand, McNally & Co.'s Colorado

      Rand, McNally & Co., Chicago 1903 - Full printed color map. From Rand, McNally & Co.'s Enlarged Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide Showing in Detail the Entire Railroad System. Sheet size: 20 3/8 x 27 3/4". Inventory#: p702pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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      London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd, 1903.. A new edition 1903 of "Picturesque Ceylon" and "The Ruined Cities of Ceylon", being 1 volume containing 4 parts: Colombo and the Kelani Valley; Kandy and Peradeniya; Nuwara Eliya and Adam&#39;s Peak; The Ruined Cities. 4to, approximately 270 x 205 mm, 10¾ x 8 inches, over 150 illustrations, many full page, pages: (10), 36; 91; 85; 126, splendidly bound in full red morocco, double ruled gilt border with inner single ruled gilt border with gilt corner ornaments to both covers, gilt central illustration to upper cover, 2 triple gilt ruled compartments to spine, each with gilt ornament at the centre, 4 raised bands and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt dentelles (turn ins), beautifully marbled endpapers. Spine just very slightly faded, minute nick to 1 of the lower raised bands, no inscriptions. A Fine tight clean copy. First published in 4 volumes in 1893-1894. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Island of Formosa Past and Present. History, People, Resources, and Commercial Prospects. Tea, Camphor, Sugar, Gold, Coal, Sulphur, Economical Plants, and Other Productions

      London and New York: MacMillan & Co. 1903, 1st Edition. () 3p.l.,iii,[2],5,646pp. + 46pp. (index). Very good. Small Quarto in original pictorial green cloth, brown coated endpapers with B&W and colour plates and folding colour map (rear pocket). Rebacked with a new spine to match. Small institutional blind stamp on title page. Small institutional gift bookplate on the front paste down, otherwise no other markings. Textblock edges slightly browned, otherwise a clean copy. Davidson spent an extended period on the island, documenting its cultural and social history. He later went on to travel in the arctic, accompanying Peary on expedition to northern Greenland. Scarce in first edition..

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      H. Floury 1903 - In-8, demi-maroquin havane, dos orné à 4 nerfs, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, non rogné. Un des 30 sur Japon (deuxième papier), contenant un double état des illustrations de Paul Guignebault, réparties en 19 eaux fortes et 35 vignettes. Exemplaire très intéressant et fort bien établi. Guignebault Paul

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        April Twilights

      Boston: Richard Badger / The Gorham Press. 1903. First. First edition. Papercovered boards with paper labels on the front board and the spine, issued without dustwrapper. A tiny nick at the crown, spine label a bit darkened, and a small split at the joint, still an at least very good copy. Cather&#39;s first book, a vanity press collection of poetry. Cather reportedly destroyed the remainder of the edition in 1908. This copy Inscribed by Cather at a later date: "For Edwin Winter, In return for a beautiful letter he once wrote me about &#39;My Antonia&#39;. Willa Sibert Cather. Five Bank Street. March 15, 1920." Also laid in is a two-page Autograph Note Signed "Willa Cather," written in pencil, that addresses her attempts to visit her doctor, her inability to make engagements at present, and says in part: "I came home with gout, but I admit it only to old friends. Anyhow, I&#39;m glad I had the Wine in Paris and the gout in New York!" The note is folded, and has a couple of small tears, but is overall very good. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River. Life and Adventures of Joseph la Barge. Pioneer Navigator and Indian Trader for Fifty Years Identified with the Commerce of the Missouri Valley. In Two Volumes

      Francis P. Harper, New York - 1903, 1st edition limited to 950 copies. () Fine. xiv,248;[vii],[249]-461pp. Two volumes Octavo in original blue cloth, gilt top edge, others uncut with 12 plates (including frontispiece portrait in each volume). Very minor wear along top edge of Volume One, still a fine copy in original bindings. Series: American Explorers Series--IV. Early Steamboating on Missouri River. Vol. I and II. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A TRAVERS CINQ SIÈCLES DE GRAVURES 1350-1903. Les estampes célèbres, rares ou curieuses.

      1903 - Paris, Georges Rapilly, 1903. Fort volume grand in-8 (209 X 291) demi-chagrin grenat, filet doré sur les plats, dos quatre nerfs filetés, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, tête jaspée, plats de la couverture conservés (reliure moderne) ; L pages, (1) f., 638 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette REMARQUABLE DOCUMENTATION. UN des 250 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés à la presse, revêtus de la griffe de l'auteur et imprimés sur beau vergé de Hollande à la forme. Liste des estampes et index bibliographique in fine. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, en PARFAIT ÉTAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Adventures of Gerard

      London: George Newnes, Limited [circa 1903]. () [x] 374pp. Very good. Small Octavo in original gilt lettered and decorated blue cloth with 16 plates (including frontispiece). Some minor rubbing to gilt lettering on front with some loss and minor wear to extremities. Collection of short stories by the celebrated author. Conan Doyle published several collections featuring soldiers in an effort to move away from his most famous creation, Sherlock Holmes.(Green & Gibson A27a).

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        MICHEL STROGOFF - de Moscou à Irkoutsk, suivi de UN DRAME AU MEXIQUE (au globe doré)

      1903 - un volume, relié cartonnage polychrome rouge "au globe doré" grand in-octavo éditeur (275x180mm), toutes tranches dorées, relié par ENGEL, Cartonnage Hetzel "au globe doré", Dos au phare, Tranches dorées. Gouttière régulière. Rares rousseurs, orné de 91 dessins en noir de J. Ferrat, gravés par Ch. Barbant + 7 grandes gravures couleurs en chromotypographie. + deux cartes, 368 pages, sans date (1903) Paris, Bibliothèque d\'Education et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie Editeur, .Imprimé par Belin, relié par Engel. .cartonnage du 4ème type, mention collection hetzel en bas du dos sur fond rouge + rosace du plat inférieur indiquant "J H " ,.Collection :"Les voyages extraordinaires. Collection Hetzel.".titre RARE.cartonnage en trés bon état. (very good condition). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principle Navigations [together with] Purchas His Pilgrimes

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons,, 1903&#150;07. 32 volumes, octavo (218 × 140 mm). Mid 20th-century brown half morocco, spine compartments in black and gilt, brown cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispieces, maps, and plates throughout. Spines a little faded, occasional light spotting to edges and contents. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of voyages and travels. Hakluyt took such patriotic pride in his countrymen&#39;s exploits in the fields of travel and adventure that he devoted his life to preserving the records of all English voyages. His Voyages was the greatest assemblage of travel accounts and navigations to all parts of the world collected up to its time, and a primary source for early New World exploration. At Hakluyt&#39;s death his manuscripts fell into the hands of Purchas, who added to them many more voyages and travels. He followed the general plan of Hakluyt, but frequently put the accounts into his own words. A very attractive set divided into 12 volumes of Haklyut and 20 of Purchas.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kochkunst. Illustrirte Halbmonatsschrift für Hotel-, Restaurant-, Herrschafts- u. bürgerliche. Küche. Herausgeber und Verleger: Internationaler Verband der Köche Sitz Frankfurt am Main. Jahrgang 1903.

      Internationaler Verband der Köche, Frankfurt a. M. 1903 - 384 pages. No. 1-24 + Index. Publishers decorated cloth with gilted text. Marbled edges. Slightly worn covers and spine. Interior just slightly browned by age, but in good condition. Some small spots throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thulin&Ohlson AntiqBookseller Since 1918]
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      The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association. Good+; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1903. Hardcover. Complete 20 volume set bound in 20 volumes. Three quarter red pebbled leather bound covers with gilt stamped spines over red marbled boards have heavy wear to many corners and caps. Chips to spine leather of 4 volumes. Leather has been treated to prevent further deterioration. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Gilt top edges and untrimmed fore edges. Red marbled end sheets and pastedowns still bright and glossy. Ex-libris plate of Francis Hervey Payne neatly affixed to front paste downs. Series title pages in red, yellow, and sepia protected by tissue. Frontispieces of Jefferson (each one unique) protected by tissue. Title pages in red and black print. Complete with numerous plates including fold-outs of facsimile letters. Pages toned and lightly crushed at foredges, otherwise clean, pristine, and appear unread. Provenance: From the estate of former Arizona State House Representatives, Winifred "Freddie" Hershberger (1992-1998) and Joseph Peter Hershberger III (1972-1976). This book had been in the Payne/Hershberger family for roughly a century or more and had formerly belonged to Freddie Hershberger&#39;s grandfather, Francis Hervey Payne (born 1868). Francis Payne was Vice President of American Meter Company and manager of Metric Metal Works of Erie, Pennsylvania. ; Complete Set .

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        Emerson&#39;s Works; Collected Writings - 1903 full leather autograph manuscript edition, 12 volumes

      Cambridge: Riverside Press. 1903. Hardcover. Very Good. 1903, number 6 of 600 printed, 12 volumes, large 8vo, bound in full green gilt decorated morocco with floral decorations, raised bands, leather turn- ins - the bindings are unsigned but the publisher&#39;s in-house work, given that this is number 6 of 600, gilt monogram initials of the set&#39;s first owner on front cover. With mounted 2-sided manuscript leaf in first volume, relating to &#39;S. Willard&#39; and the early history of Concord. Very good set; bindings are bright green, but spines have turned a greenish- brown, light rubbing to joints, especially front joint of the first volume, minor blackish soil to front cover of 12th volume, otherwise entirely nice and crisp and a very handsome binding. Also signed by the publisher on the limitation page.

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      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited / New York: The Macmillan Company,. 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-377 [378: blank] [379-384: ads] + 16-page publisher&#39;s catalogue dated "20.9.03" at base of page [16] inserted at rear,. original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g.. Signature of K. Bousfield dated 1904 on front paste-down. Spine panel. slightly darkened (spine lettering still very bright), cloth very. lightly rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, a. bright, near fine copy. A tight, very clean copy with no foxing to. endpapers or text block (quite usual thus) which we would call fine. except that a former owner has lightly scored the publisher&#39;s. circular "presentation copy" stamp on the title leaf. (#80374). First edition. A collection of thirteen science fiction and fantasy stories including "Filmer," one of Wells&#39;s finest stories, "The Valley of the Spiders," "The Inexperienced Ghost," "The New Accelerator," The Stolen Body," and "A Dream of Armageddon." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1680. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2336. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 29. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1967-72. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-248. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15097. Currey, p. 526. Hammond C5. Wells 23. Wells Society 23.

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        REMBRANDT His life, his Work, and bis Time., London, Heinemann Willian, 1903

      - 20 x 28, unico volume rilegato piena tela verde con piccole ferite al dorso, interno buono, pp. XXVII + 484. Bel ritratto di B, a lato del frontespizio. All'interno straordinaria documentazione fotografica dei capolavori di uno dei più grandi artisti di tutti i tempi, con 300 illustrazioni e 76 tavole fuori testo (alcune in seppia)

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Mignon: Opera En Trois Actes. Musique De Ambroise Thomas. Partiton Piano & Chant

      Heugel & Cie., Paris, France - Marbled boards, with new leather spine. Beautifully marbled endpapers. A blank or frontispiece is missing before the half title. Frances Alda's inscription on half title: "Frances Alda/Paris/March 30th. 03" A few penciled markings in the music, prob. by Alda, indicating breath pauses and trills. All edges are dyed with a beautiful maroon. Edition is undated by inscription by Alda is from 1903. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        The Science and Philosophy of Life : 1903 Edition / SIGNED BY AUTHOR

      Pages are Honey Colored from Age: Portland Institute of Psychology Portland Oregon 1903 255 pages. Text is clean except for 5 pages between p. 44 to 49 that have a light underlinging, and short notations. LEATHER flex cover in good condition, some wear to edges, as normal for age. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. This book is the original book published in 1903 and is hand signed by the author under his photo on the frontis page. FULL TITLE PAGE READS: The Science and Philosophy of Life : To live to attain the development of our higher powers and faculties, that we may come into the possession of fullness of peace and plenty of abounding health and happiness here, and a never ending eternity of joy hereafter : by Edward H. Cowles, D P ; Principal of the Portland Institute of Psychology : To live to learn to do to love to have and to enjoy.. Signed by Author. Leather Flexible Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Frontis Illustration. Modern Thought / New Age Philosopy in Psychology. Educational / Learning.

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        A History of British Birds. Fifth Edition. 6 volume set

      London: John C Nimmo. VG : in very good condition. Occasional spotting. Inscription on fep. 1903. Fifth Edition. Revised and corrected. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 270mm x 180mm (11" x 7"). xx; 318pp; 288pp; 281pp; 258pp; 232pp; 252pp. 400 hand-coloured plates. With an appendix of recently added species. .

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        <div>A swatch of fabric from the historic Wright Flyer, the first successful airplane, offered with a first-day cover signed by Orville Wright</div>

      A superb and historic relic, a .25" x 1" swatch of muslin that lined the frame of the Wright Brother's biplane during it's first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903. The swatch is housed in a small plastic sleeve which has been affixed to a first day cover commemorating the flight, signed "Orville Wright," vertically along the left margin. Verso bears a stamp honoring the maiden flight of the Douglas B-19, which in 1941, was considered "The World's Largest Airplane". Minor wear at corners, else very fine condition. A wonderful historic relic from one of the most important events in the history of aviation. In late 1926, early 1927, Orville Wright refurbished the Wright Flyer in preparation for loaning it to the Science Museum in London, where it stayed until 1948. During this refurbishment, the airplane was recovered entirely with new Pride of the West muslin. The old fabric had been damaged in the Dayton Flood of 1913. Upon Orville Wright's death

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        The Souls of Black Folk Essays and Sketches

      AC MCCLURG, CHICAGO 1903 - The Souls of Black Folk Essays and Sketches; black hardcover with gold gilt title to front cover; cover has some rubbing, and edge wear, text pages show modest aging and yellowing. Modest sunfade discoloration on spine cover dated april 18, 1903; previous owner markings in pencil to front end page; sticker affixed to rear cover DATE PUBLISHED: 1903 EDITION: FIRST ED 264 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DEUTSCHE MEDIZINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT.- 70 Bände aus 38 Jahrgängen.

      Leipzig (Thieme), 1903 - 1941.. Gr. 4°. HLdr, Ln und HLn der Zeit. Kanten teils berieben, wenige Rücken angeplatzt, einige Titelelleien fehlen, insgesamt noch von guter Erhaltung. Ordnungsgemäß aus den Beständen der Volkspolizei ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschild, Stempel), gutes Ex.. Die Jahrgänge 1913 - 1941 sind vollständig, aus den Jahrgängen ab 1903 fehlen folgende Halbjahresbände: 03/I, 04/I, 09/II, 10/I, 11/I, 12/II. Die DMW - Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift war und ist die führende deutschsprachige Fachzeitschrift im Bereich Innere Medizin und Allgemeinmedizin. Sie wurde 1875 von Dr. Paul Börner (1829-1885) gegründet und redigiert, dem Sanitätsrat Dr. Samuel Guttmann (1839-1895) als Herausgeber folgte. Bis 1886 erschien sie im Verlag von Georg Reimer. Seither wird sie als Organ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin und der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte vom Georg Thieme Verlag herausgegeben. Die hier angebotene Sammlung von frühen Jahrgängen ist eine absolute Rarität und eine medizingeschichtliche Sensation.

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        The Creevey Papers - A Selection from the Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Thomas Creevey, M.P.

      London. John Murray. 1903. - First Edition. Hugely illustrated throughout with portrait engravings and a profusion of extra illustrations. 4 Volumes (2 volumes bound in 4). 8vo. (5.5" x 8.5"). Spectacularly bound by Broca in full gilt ruled royal blue polished calf. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Morocco labels. Intricate gilt tooled inner dentelles. Marbled edges and endsheets. a.e.g. A most unique extra-illustrated set. Hinges lightly rubbed. One ore two scuffs to covers. A Fine elegant set.Featured Sets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        William Henry Schuetze

      Chicago: Printed for Private Circulation by the Lakeside Press 1903, 1st edition limited to 180 copies. () x,165pp. Very good. Octavo in original gilt lettered, decorated blue cloth and blue endpapers, gilt top edge, others uncut, with frontispiece portrait, 8 plates, 1 illustration in text, and 2 maps. Rare. Not in Arctic Bibl. Published posthumously with a biographical sketch by William McAdoo. William Henry Schuetze (1853-1902) served in the Spanish-American war with distinction and traveled twice to Siberia to search for survivors of the Jeannette expedition in 1882, then again in 1885 to dole out gifts to the natives. Rare Jeannette Item.

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        Can Such Things be ?

      Neale Publishing Company, Washington 1903 - Red cloth lettered in gilt and white with big question mark on front panel and spine with wear to edges .320 pages.Inscribed by Bierce to "T.T. Williams to whose powerful and friendly pen the author of this book is more indebted than he can say. Ambrose Bierce Washington D.C. June 27, 1903." Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le poison des pierreries. Compositions de Georges Rochegrosse gravées à l&#39; eau-forte en couleurs par E. Decisy. Lettre-Préface de l&#39; Auteur

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud. F. Ferroud, Libraire-Éditeur, Succr., 1903.. 1903. Feuille blanche, préliminaire, demi-titre, titre avec vignette coloriée, 82 pp. & 6 ff. n. n., dont 4 avec un encadrement ill. en couleurs. Avec illustrations superbes coloriées (partiellement plein-page) d. l. texte. Plein veau à 5 nerfs, dos doré, plats reglés dorés avec décoration centrale dorée; tête dorée. Non rogné. Couverture de l&#39; éditeur conservée. Exemplaire N° 61 de 440 exx. sur Vélin d&#39; Arches. Monogrammé par l&#39;éditeur. Reliure très peu frottée; qq. rousseurs, surtout marginales. CARTERET, IV, p. 268. ¶ Collation in English on request; scan(s) available. A phantastic book-production with illustrations in a splendid colouring in a nice binding.

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        Textes et dessins magiques (Catalogue Général du Musée du Caire, 9401-9449)

      SAE 1903 - 1903, first edition. 63 pages, 11 plates. Modern hardcover binding. Perfect condition. Rare. (Catalogue General du Musee du Caire) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        Flora von Deutschland. Bände 1-4 (komplett).

      Friedrich von Zezschwitz, Gera 1903-1905.. 2., vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage, 4 Bände, 376 S. mit 160 Lithotafeln - 287 S. mit 162 Lithotafeln - 397 S. mit 143 Lithotafeln - 509 S. mit 151 Lithotafeln, 8°, Original-Halbleder der Zeit, marmorierter Schnitt, Einbände kaum berieben, Vorderdeckel von Band 1 mit kleinem unscheinbarem Fleckchen, Papier vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig und vereinzelt mit Bleistit-Marginalien, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, die Tafeln sehr sauber,. Nissen BBI 1947n; Inhaltlich abgeschlossesne Phanerogamenflora Thomes in 4 Bänden in ausgezeichnetemZustand. Die daran sich anschließende nicht vohandenen Bände der "Flora von Deutschland" enthalten die Kryptogamenflora von Migula.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        Bemastung und Takelung der Schiffe.

      Berlin (Julius Springer) 1903.. Frontispiz, X, 400 S., 2 Falttafeln. 27 x 20 cm, goldgepr. Orig.-Leinen mit Segelschiff-Vignette auf dem Deckel (leicht bestoßen; Titel mit altem Eignerschildchen der K.u.K. Kriegsmarine; im Text einige Bleistiftzusätze von alter Hand). - Schönes Exemplar. * Erste Ausgabe. Das Standardwerk für Schiffsbauer, -Ingenieure und -Liebhaber. Mit 172 Figuren im Text, darunter 12 mehrfach ausklappbare Schiffsmodelle, viele blattgroße Schiffszeichungen, zahlreiche Konstruktionsabbildungen und Detailzeichnungen. - Der Verfasser F.L. Middendorf (1842-1903) war Maschinenbauingenieur, Schiffskonstrukteur und ab 1890 technischer Direktor der Germanischer Lloyd AG.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        Miniature Painters British and Foreign with some account of those who practised in America in the Eighteenth Century

      London and New York: Dickensons and E.P. Dutton. 1903. First. First edition. Two volumes. Folios. Volume One: Frontispiece with two hand-colored miniatures, and 148 photogravures on 77 plates; Volume Two: hand-colored frontispiece miniature of Napoleon, 71 photogravures on 44 plates. Full publisher&#39;s vellum with overlapping flaps, titled in black and red. Modest soiling and slight wear at the spine folds, else near fine. Invoice laid in to noted collector Richard Manney dated 1978. Copy number 5 of 175 numbered copies constituting the "Edition de Luxe," Signed by the author. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Principle Navigations [together with] Purchas His Pilgrimes.

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1903&#150;07 - 32 volumes, octavo (218 × 140 mm). Mid 20th-century brown half morocco, spine compartments in black and gilt, brown cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spines a little faded, occasional light spotting to edges and contents. An excellent set. Frontispieces, maps, and plates throughout. A handsomely bound set of voyages and travels. Hakluyt took such patriotic pride in his countrymen's exploits in the fields of travel and adventure that he devoted his life to preserving the records of all English voyages. His Voyages was the greatest assemblage of travel accounts and navigations to all parts of the world collected up to its time, and a primary source for early New World exploration. At Hakluyt's death his manuscripts fell into the hands of Purchas, who added to them many more voyages and travels. He followed the general plan of Hakluyt, but frequently put the accounts into his own words. A very attractive set divided into 12 volumes of Haklyut and 20 of Purchas.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICER'S VISIT TO CHEFOO CHINA, 1903- - 1904 [Chefoo 1903-1919]. Brown cloth photo album, 28.5 x 18.5 cm.very good, black paper pagers, most photos attached withcorners, other glued down, clean photos, strong clearimages, no fading, a very nice early example. OBSCURE SOURCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        CORTES DE LOS ANTIGUOS REINOS DE LEÓN Y DE CASTILLA, publicadas por la Real Academia de la Historia (7 vols.)

      Imprenta e Estereotipia de M. Rivadeneyra, 1861-1903, Madrid - Gran folio. 7 Vols. - Tomo I: Año 1861. XI, 640 p. 1 h. Comienza "Concilium Legionense era MLVIII, año 1020 hasta Ordenamiento de las Cortes celebradas en la ciudad de León. 1349". - Tomo II: Año 1863. 556 p. Comienza "Cortes celebradas en Valladolid año 1351 hasta 1405". - Tomo III: Año 1866. 2 h. 884 p. 1 h. Comienza "Declaración hecha por la Reina Catalina. 1407 hasta Cuaderno de las Cortes de Santa María la Nieva 1473". - Tomo IV: Año 1882. 4 h. 693 p. Comienza "Ordenamiento del rey D. Fernando. 1476 hasta Cortes de Valladolid 1537". Conserva cubiertas originales. - Tomo V: Año 1903. 958 p. Comienza "Cortes de Toledo en 1538. Concluye cortes de Toledo en 1559". Conserva cubiertas originales. A principios del siglo XX [1903] se editó este 5º volumen del que circuló un corto número de ejemplares, quemándose el resto de la edición. [Palau nº 63092] // COLMEIRO, Manuel. CORTES de los antiguos reinos de León y de Castilla. Introducción, escrita y publicada de orden de la Real Academia de la Historia. Madrid, Establecimiento Tipográfico de los sucesores de Rivadeneyra. - Tomo I: Año 1883. 4 h. 527 p. Conserva cubiertas originales. - Tomo II: Año 1884. 4 h. 289 p. Conserva cubiertas originales. Encuadernación en holandesa piel, planos tela, nervios. Sin desbarbar. Papel de hilo muy fuerte para los dos últimos tomos. Grandes márgenes. [Palau nº 56833] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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        CURSE OF CENTRAL AFRICA with which is included "A Campaign Amongst Cannibals" by Edgar Canisius.

      London R.A. Everett & Co, Ltd. 1903 - First edition. Over 100 illustrations from photographs, one sketch map, one colour folding map. 8vo, original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover, light blue and gilt image of a flag with a large single star on upper cover. xxviii, list of illustrations, 276, appendix, index,18 (publisher&#146;s list). A fine copy, bright and clean with only the minimum of aging or mellowing and with only a minor bit of foxing on the preliminary pages. RARE AND IMPORTANT. At the turn of the century, the Congo State in Africa was under the colonial rule of the Belgian monarch King Leopold II. In this orgiastic period of Western imperialism, every major power was scrambling for pieces of the newly-opened African continent and their careless footsteps tended to leave smaller forces crushed in their wake. This book is an exposé written by the disgruntled Belgian ex district commissioner of the Aruwimi district of the Congo Free State bluntly describing the "scandalous rule" of the Belgian government in the Congo, complete with illustrations of natives submitting to Belgian torture and accounts of their excessive forced labour. One of the chapters is a section by former Congo State Service agent Edgar Canisius entitled "A Campaign Among Cannibals" in which (despite its formidable title) the author takes a sympathetic stand on the natives with further descriptions of their floggings and mistreatment at the hands of the Belgians. This interesting and detailed narrative brings the reader closer to imperialistic realities and injustices, devoid of much Euro-centric glossing. A fine and well-preserved copy of this important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Fiscal Puzzle: Both Sides Explained by Leading Men

      John Long & Co, Ltd., Dundee and London 1903 - We have never before seen or heard of a copy of this very early pamphlet, which is previously unknown to Churchill bibliographers Ronald Cohen and Fredrick Woods. The subject is the great policy debate of the time - free trade vs. protectionism. The pamphlet contains 25 items described in the preface as "principal arguments advanced by leading speakers in the Fiscal Controversy". Churchill's contribution is a condensation of his article in the November 1903 issue of Monthly Review (Cohen C224, Woods C32). It appears on pages 34 and 35 of the pamphlet under the title "Retaliation Examined" and is introduced with a brief summary of the subject and a small profile drawing of Churchill. In the article, Churchill takes issue with Balfour's Sheffield speech of early October 1903 in which Balfour advocated a retaliatory tariff. This was a critical argument at a critical time for Churchill. Free Trade was the policy issue that precipitated Churchill's decision to leave the Tory Party of his father. By late October 1903, Churchill had already made the fateful decision and would formally become a Liberal in 1904. Although the pamphlet is undated, indications are a printing date of late 1903. All items listed in the table of contents seem contemporary to Churchill's own November 1903 contribution. Moreover, the preface refers to articles printed in Monthly Review "since the July issue", the July in question being July 1903. The pamphlet is printed on cheap newsprint paper, wire-stitched, measuring 9.25 x 6 inches and 47 pages in length. Despite the age and fragility of the piece, the binding staples are intact and show no rust and the pamphlet is complete with only tiny chips along the fore edge of the covers. As might be expected, the paper has age-toned. There is also ancient cellotape reinforcement along the spine, as well as one spall piece at the upper edge of the rear cover. An extremely rare find, quite possibly unique. The pamphlet is protected in a removable, archival quality mylar sleeve. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        American Ideals and Other Essays

      . NY, G. P. Putnam&#39;s Sons, 1903, early printing. Gray cloth with gilt rules and with author, title, and publisher in gilt, TEG, front edge rough-trimmed, includes a biographical sketch by Gen. Francis Vinton Greene, this copy Inscribed by Roosevelt ("Lyman L. Pierce Esq./with regards of/Theodore Roosevelt"), Pierce was considered to be the originator of the fund-raising campaign and was widely regarded as one of the country&#39;s foremost philanthropic fund raisers, he conducted the first ever capital campaign for the YMCA raising more than $60 million in the early 1900s. Minor wear and marks to spine, else fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ]
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      - (SHINN,FLORENCE SCOVAL)illus. ORIGINAL ART: LOVEY MARY. This is an absolutely wonderful signed pen and ink with watercolor done by Florence Shinn for Peter Parley To Penrod author Alice Hegan Rice's book Lovey Mary published in 1903 by the Century Co. It appears greatly reduced in black and white opposite p. 106 of the book. The original measures 16 x 12" on artists board with the actual image covering most of the surface. Captioned "Stick Out Your Tongue". Depicted are two women one elderly and one teenaged, standing on opposite sides of a picket fence. Both are in dresses and hats typical of the era, and the younger woman is sticking her tongue out at the older woman! Grass and flowers are in the background. Florence Shinn studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and she was the first of four women married the the artist Everett Shinn ("Shinn's mercurial temper resulted in four divorces" See Who Was Who In American Art p. 565). Done with much detail and quite charming. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Zeitschrift für Ziegenzucht. Illustrierte Fachzeitschrift für die Gesamtinteressen der Ziegenzucht. Offizielles Organ für Ziegenzuchtvereine. Jahrgänge 4 - 31 (ohne Jahrgänge 7,8, und 9)

      Richard Carl Schmitz, Leipzig, später Schaper, Hannover 1903 bis 1930.. in 24 Bänden (Jahrgänge 30 + 31 in 1 Band). 200 - 350 S. je Band mit Abbildungen, privater Karton (6 Bände), sonst private Halbleinenbände mit Rückentitel auf Papier-Rückenschild, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Titel, Papier leicht gebräunt, Kopfschnitt angestaubt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America, in Two Volumes

      A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago 1903 - 709 p. (pagination continue). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Claudine Bouvier]
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        The Venture. An Annual of Art and Literature

      London: at John Baillie&#39;s, 1903. The first of only two issues of this annual to be printed. llustrated with wood- engravings by Charles Ricketts, E. Gordon Craig, Lucien Pissaro, and others, as well as a chiaroscuro wood-cut frontispiece by Charles Hazelwood. Printed at the Pear Tree Press. [8], 249 p. Qto. Very good condition, Paper covered boards with some whitish time stains. Inside front hinge partly exposed. Some timestaining to rear eps.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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