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        Racquets, Tennis, and Squash

      New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1903. Green cloth with blind stamp gilt letter and design of 3 tennis rackets and balls. Spine panel has gilt title lettering and a small illustration of a tennis court. Cloth is nice and clean with just a touch of shelf wear to the top and bottom of the spine panel. Illustrated with 54 photographs and 16 diagrams. Minor cracking to the front and back hinges. Old glue stains to the edges on the front pastedown and the far edge of the front endsheet due to the attempt by the former owner or bookstore dealer? To adhere replacements of the pastedown and front endsheet which because of age became undone and are now laid in. In addition the free blank page and back endsheet are missing and again the former owner tried to replace them with the result that like the front replacements have become undone and are laid in and there is stains due to the glue used to the back pastedown and the far right edge of the last page (336) of the book. There is also a small bookseller label pasted on the which leads me to believe that the damage was most likely caused by the bookseller. A few pages have small corner folds, and there is a small spot to the top edge which has intruded slightly to the top edge of a few pgs. Eustace Miles was both a famous athlete and scholar in his day. He won the amateur racquet champion ship of the world in singles, and the championship of England in doubles. He was also amateur squash-tennis champion of America. Miles wrote on a great variety of subjects in addition to squash. He wrote books on how to write, the Roman Empire, and Jesus Christ in addition to others on athletics and proper diet. The main intent of this work was to enable beginners to teach themselves the games cheaply. Throughout the book the author lays out how he improved his own game.. First Edition. Book.

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      Société de Propagation des Livres d'Art, Paris 1903 - RO40185842: Env. 10 pages de texte (sur feuillets doubles) et 20 gravures à l'eau-forte en noir et blanc, encollées sur planches cartonnées grises. Couverture rigide, à volets internes déchirés. Très rare. Gravures d'Eugène Béjot. Préface de Jules Claretie. Ouvrage tiré à 200 exemplaires num, dont 175 sur papier de Hollande. Ex. n° 119. In-4 En feuillets. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Mors fendus. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 94.4-Editions numérotées [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: Eveleigh Nash,. 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-304,. original pictorial medium blue cloth, front panel stamped in red, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold.. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, hint of foxing to. edges of text block and mild tanning to endpapers, a near fine copy;. externally a bright and very attractive copy. A very nice copy of a. book that generally turns up in tatty condition. (#118788). First edition. Fourth and last collection of detective fiction featuring Martin Hewitt, a famous private detective whose methods closely resemble those of Sherlock Holmes. In this series of six linked sensation stories Hewitt pursues a Moriarty-like master criminal who uses hypnotism to conduct his criminal activities and control his henchmen. "Martin Hewitt is the only contemporary imitator of Sherlock Holmes to survive the years." - Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 75. Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2673. Hubin (1994), p. 587. Wolff 4946.

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        Shapes of Clay.

      San Francisco W. E. Wood 1903 - First edition, second issue. A collection of Bierce's later poems. Inscribed in pencil by Bierce to Dr. J. W. Robertson in the month of publication. Robertson was a bibliographer of Edgar Allan Poe and a prominent physician in Livermore, California, whose daughter married Edwin Grahborn. This copy is from the collection of Edwin and Irma Grabhorn. A fine copy in decorated cloth binding. (BAL 1122). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Segvnda parte de la Aravcana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cuniga, que trata la porfiada guerra entre los Espa?oles, y Araucanos, co algunas cosas notables que en aquel tiempo sucedieron. (Segunda parte de la Araucana .)

      NY: De Vinne Press, printers, 1903 - *The price of this item has been reduced until Sunday as part of our October ABEBOOKS sale* facsimile of the Caragoca, Juan Soler, 1578 edition, limited to 200 copies; [2], [4], 335, [5] pp.; the thread through fabric ties broken off or frayed where they emerge at fore edges, else a very good copy in full vellum over stiff paper sides. Photos available upon request.

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        THE DYNASTS (All 3 Volumes in Original Dust Jackets, EARLIEST ISSUE with integral 1903 Title Page in Volume One)

      Macmillan, London 1903 - Hardy, Thomas. THE DYNASTS: A Drama of the Napoleonic Wars, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, & One Hundred and Thirty Scenes. London: Macmillan, 1903-1906-1908. Three volumes. First Edition in publisher's original green cloth. First issue of Volume One (1903 title page integral, only 103 copies at most printed, expert repair to front inner hinge), first British issue of Volume Two (title page a cancel as found in all British first editions; some 1905 titles were found among the American issue), First Issue of Volume Three. Very Good copies (a little worn at the edges) in Very Good examples of ALL THREE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS (some light restoration to corners and spines). Very rare in the original dust jackets and as nice a set of the first issue as we've seen. Hardy's interest in The Napoleonic Wars was most famously expressed in his 1880 novel THE TRUMPET MAJOR but also found expression in his poetry and here in his Magnum Opus, THE DYNASTS, which took him several decades of hard work to bring to fruition. THE DYNASTS is little read today but contains the best and most complete insight into of Hardy's world-view (as hinted at in the last line of TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES when he invokes The President Of The Immortals as having finished his sport with Tess). Bookplate of distinguished previous owner on front paste-down all three volumes. Purdy pp. 119-135. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lectures on Political Economy, delivered in Trinity and Michaelmas Terms, 1833.

      Octavo, contemporary cloth backed boards with loss of original paper to boards, printed paper label rubbed, pp.xii, 267, without the half title, a good copy.Blaug: Great Economists before Keynes, pp.135-137. Seligman: On some neglected British Economists, 1903, pp.46-52. Schumpeter: History of Economic Analysis, pp.464-465. See L.S.Moss: Mountifort Longfield: Irelands first Professor of Political Economy, 1976. Kress C3771. Goldsmith 28434. Not in Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books, Cambridge University Library. FIRST EDITION by Samuel Mountifort Longfield, who was Ireland?s first Professor of the Whateley Chair of Political Economy at Trinity College, Dublin. "Longfield?s general theory of value is noteworthy in that he not only puts very lucidly the influence of cost of production upon the supply side of the equation between supply and demand, but calls attention to the demand side as well...Longfield uses profits in the sense of general returns to capital, and that his theory of profits is really a theory of interest...In his theory of wages also he marks a decided advance...?the wages of the labourer depend upon the value of his labour, and not upon his wants, whether natural or acquired.?" Seligman"Longfield?s Lectures is an amazingly original if somewhat confusingly written book, which sketches a subjective theory of value and a marginal productivity theory ?" all this in 1834, 11 years after the death of Ricardo. Longfield had the idea of marginal demand price and favoured utility rather than labour as the basis of exchange value but he failed, like everyone before him, to discover the concept of marginal utility as the link between utility and demand." Blaug"Longfield?s merits may be summed up by saying he overhauled the whole of economic theory and produced a system that would have stood up well in 1890....his argument against the labour theory of value is one of the best ever penned...he anticipated the essentials of Bohm-Bawerk?s theory (by making the ?roundabout? process of production the pivot of his analysis of capital). And he presented a reasonably complete and reasonably correct theory of distribution based upon the marginal productivity principle, not only the marginal cost principle..." Schumpeter.

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        Simplicissimus Illustrierte Wochenschrift 7. Jahrgang 1902-1903

      Albert Langen Verlag, München 1903 - 52 Ausgaben April 1902 bis März 1903 plus extra Nummern, Text deutsch in Frakturschrift, Original Kartoneinband, Schnitt marmoriert, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Rücken etwas beschädigt, Nachsatzblatt wurde entfernt, insgesamt zufriedenstellende Erhaltung, Zustand 2-3, Gew. 2600 gr. Innerhalb deutschlands Versandkostenfrei, Artikel sofort lieferbar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Jumping Frog - 1st Edition

      Harper & Brothers, New York and London 1903 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1903 - Later Wrappers. 8vo. 54 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Illustrated with ten plates depicting the leaders of the society and the cemetery of the Maimonides Benevolent Society; with an essay expounding upon the history of this society. This benevolent society, comprised of German-Jews in New York City, was founded as a lodge to obtain cemetery plots for its members; the name was changed from the Phillips Lodge to the Maimonides Benevolent Society in 1861; the lodge adopted a German and English language ritual for the first time in 1886. Many of the members were wealthy businessmen, and accordingly, the Golden Jubilee was reported in the New York Times that year. Subjects: Jewish Benevolent Society. One copy listed on OCLC (Hebrew Union College) . Institutional stamps on modern archival boards, first pages previously repaired. Probably lacks original covers, but content appears complete. Clean and fresh. Good condition. Very Scarce. (AMR-42-1) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ahab and Other Poems

      London, Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press,, 1903. Quarto. Original white wrappers printed in brown. Wrappers severely soiled and rubbed. Very good. First edition, first impression. One of 150 copies on paper. There were a further 12 copies on vellum, most of which were never bound. Rare.

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        Mission scientifique en Amerique du Sud : Bolivie, Argentine, Chili, Pérou

      - Ensemble de 7 volumes et 4 plaquettes rendant compte des travaux de la Mission de Créqui Monfort et Sénéchal de la Grange dans les Andes en 1903. Parues de 1904 à 1909, à l'Imprimerie Nationale, format in 8° (300 x 200 mm), broché avec des planches, photos, illustrations, cartes, croquis, graphiques. 1- Plaquette de présentation : Rapport sur . 50 pages, 4 cartes 1904 2- Les lacs des hauts plateaux de l'Amerique du sud : 197 pages, XVIII planches et 41 figures in texte, 1906 (Neveu Lemaire) Petit manque au dos, exemplaire non coupé. 1906 3 - Explorations géologiques dans l'Amérique du Sud, suivi de tableaux méteorologiques : XIV et 208 pages, 1 carte dépliante en couleurs, 8 planches et 1 tableau hors-texte 1907 (G Courty) 4 -Anthropologie Bolivienne : 3 volumes, XLII et 411 pages, planches 2 à 25, IV et 435 pages; VI et 151 pages, planches 26 à 105, Tome 1 : Ethnologie, démographie, photographie métrique. Tome 2 : Anthropométrie. Tome 3 : Craniologie. Tome 1 : dos en morceaux, plat papier sup libre. Tome 2 et 3 bien. Les 3 tomes non coupés 1907-1908 (A Chervin). 5 - Géographie des Hauts plateaux : 84 pages, 1908 (V Huot) 6 - Notes sur les mammiferes des hauts plateaux de l Amerique du Sud : 122 pages, 6 planches, 18 figures in texte,1911 (Neveu lemaire, Grandidier), exemplaire non coupé. 7 - Linguistique bolivienne : 3 plaquettes la langue Sarakeva, 48 pages, les affinités des dioalectes Otuké 11 pages, la langue Mobima 30 pages 1913-1914 (Crequi Monfort, Rivet) ATTENTION l'ensemble pese 10 kilogrammes. Port pour la France 20 euros, pour l'Union europeenne 50 euros, autres pays me demander [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Youth; and Two Other Stories

      New York: McClure, Phillips, 1903 - First American Edition, with text varying from that of the English edition. A landmark volume, including Conrad's epochal excoriation of imperialism. From the library of Frederick Shepherd Converse, with his bookplate and ownership signature (dated Aug 22, 1903). Converse (1871-1940), a composer in the Romantic idiom, was the first American to have an opera produced at the Met. He drew on literary texts for a number of his compositions, writing operas and tone poems based on the work of Walt Whitman, Percy MacKaye, and John Keats. A fascinating association. Very good in embossed green cloth stamped in gilt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Courrier Européen de l'Art et de la Curiosite. (Janvier - Decembre / 547e - 558e livraison / 12 volumes).

      Paris, Imprimerie de la "Gazette des Beaux-Arts", 1903. - 12 volumes. Orig. wrappers (paperbacks). Untrimmed edges. Together 544,iv pp. & 536,iv pp.: with many ill., 73 plates 'hors texte', incl. all originals. 28x20 cm. "Gazette des Beaux-Arts". Text in French / Français. - (covers worn, sl. browned) Although very good and complete, see picture. 5000g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New Hampshire: The Monadnock Press 1903 - First edition. Publishers limp vellum with yapped edges. titled in gilt to the spine. Limited to 115 copies on hand-made paper, printed in red and black, woodcut frontispiece and title border. An excellent near fine clean and bright copy with a small scuff to the vellum just above the title on the spine. The contents clean and bright throughout with a neat previous owner’s signature to the front free endpaper. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Domenech, Valencia 1903 - 445 pp 19 x 27 cm Holandesa, lomo piel Buen estado Diccionario biográfico y crítico, que fue premiado en los Juegos florales de "Lo rat penat" de 1900. Firmado por el autor. Contiene dibujos y partituras.

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        Original Dust Jacket Art: Conjuror's House by Stewart Edward White

      Hodder & Stoughton, (London) 1903 - Original dust jacket art. Image matted to approximately 11" x 15". Water color and grisaille. A bit of rubbing in the margins, very good or better. Unsigned. Image of a man holding a gun on another man with a horrified woman looking on. Subtitled "A Romance of the Free Forest," this adventure novel was the basis for two silent film versions, both entitled *The Call of the North*. The first, in 1914, was written and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and was the first film for which he received solo directorial credit. The second, in 1921, was directed by Joseph Henabery and starred Noah Beery and Jack Holt (whose granite-jawed visage was the basis for cartoonist Chester Gould's Dick Tracy). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Poems and Sonnets of Shakspere with an Introduction by Edward Dowden

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench Trübner & Company, 1903. . Limited edition, no. 30 of 400 copies. 8vo. Publisher’s quarter vellum over olive cloth sides, gilt lettered to the spine, all edges untrimmed. Colour frontispiece portrait of Henry, Earl of Southampton after G. P. Harding. Spine a bit rubbed, a few marks to the cloth boards, an attractive book nonetheless. Printed on Arnold and Foster handmade paper in the Arts and Crafts style, with an ornate title page, chapter headings and initials printed in red throughout designed by W.B. MacDougall.

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        Erasmus meeting with Jean Colet and Thomas More. Etched by W. Brickell after Howard Pyle

      Bibliophile Society, 1903. India paper proof on japan vellum signed in pencil by both Pyle and Brickell. Main image measures 18x10.5 inches. Margins extend to 24.5 x 15 inches. There is a small image and logo of the Bibliophile Society in the lower margin. Fine example.

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        Recherches sur une Propriété Nouvelle de la Matière; Activité Radiante Spontanée ou Radioactivité de la Matière

      IN: Mémoirs de L'Académie des Sciences de L'Institut de France, Typographie de Firmin-Didot, Paris 1903 - FIRST EDITION of Becquerel's "definitive work", containing the full account of his investigations and discovery of radioactivity. PMM 393. Dibner 163. "In 1896, [Bequerel's] previous work was overshadowed by his discovery of the phenomenon of natural radioactivity. Following a discussion with Henri Poincaré on the radiation which had recently been discovered by Röntgen (X-rays) and which was accompanied by a type of phosphorescence in the vacuum tube, Becquerel decided to investigate whether there was any connection between X-rays and naturally occurring phosphorescence. He had inherited from his father a supply of uranium salts, which phosphoresce on exposure to light. When the salts were placed near to a photographic plate covered with opaque paper, the plate was discovered to be fogged. The phenomenon was found to be common to all the uranium salts studied and was concluded to be a property of the uranium atom. Later, Becquerel showed that the rays emitted by uranium, which for a long time were named after their discoverer, caused gases to ionize and that they differed from X-rays in that they could be deflected by electric or magnetic fields. For his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity Becquerel was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903, the other half being given to Pierre and Marie Curie for their study of the Becquerel radiation" (Nobel Lectures, Physics 1901-1921). Although Becquerel originally published most of his findings in a series of papers in Comptes rendus in 1896, "in 1903, Becquerel published the above massive volume of some three hundred and sixty pages, 'Researches into a New Property of Matter, or Radioactivity in Matter', which is his definitive work, containing a chronological narrative of his investigations, his mature conclusions and a bibliography of two hundred and fourteen treatises on radio-activity, dating from his own first paper in 1896" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 393). IN: Mémoirs de L'Académie des Sciences de L'Institut de France, 1-355 plus contents and plates (the entire issue). Illustrated with 71 photographic images on 13 plates. Paris: Typographie de Firmin-Didot, 1903. Quarto, original wrappers; custom box. Fading to edges and spine of wrappers, chips to spine ends, spine with a few splits, but everything holding. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SONATA DE ESTÍO. Memorias del Marqués de Brandomín: Las Publica Don .

      Imprenta de Antonio Marzo, Madrid 1903 - 1ª ed. 11.8x16.5. 215pp. Rústica. Lomo nuevo. Por lo demás muy buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        La montagne à travers les âges. Rôle joué par elle, façon dont elle a été vue.Tome 1: Des temps antiques à la fin du XVIIIe siècle.Tome 2: La Montagne d'aujourd'hui.

      H. Falque et F. Perrin - Librairie Dauphinoise & Moutier, F. Ducloz - Librairie Savoyarde, Grenoble/Moutiers 1903 - 2 vol. de 559 et 494 pp. - Format: 23x29.5 . Exemplaire numeroté sur vélin de papeteries Aussedat. Ouvrage de reference sur la montagne illustré de 657 illustrations en noir ou en sepia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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'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 'My Antonia'. 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'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. .

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        April Twilights. Poems by Willa Sibert Cather

      Boston: Richard G. Badger/ The Gorham Press, 1903 - First edition of the author's first book, and apart from the author's revised edition which she published in 1923, her only collection of verse First edition. 12mo. 52 pp. Original drab boards, printed paper labels on front cover and spine; tiny chips from blank edge of spine label, which is also somewhat chafed, but lettering is clear and intact; former library stamp on front pastedown. Seven Gables, First Books 53 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        April Twilights.

      Boston Richard G. Badger/Gorham Press 1903 - First edition. Cather's first book, a self-published collection of verse, and the only verse Cather published during her career. She reportedly bought remaining copies of this edition in 1908 and destroyed them. It was re-issued by Knopf as a limited edition in 1923 but with considerable revisions and deletions. This is a fine copy in gray boards, with paper title labels on cover and spine, the latter of which shows a few insignificant nicks and slight toning. (Crane A1.a). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales of St Austins

      Adam and Charles Black 1903 - London Ist issue gold lettering on spine, without the closing " on title page. A fine copy ,the colour is srong and even ,no rubbing to illustrations ,minor area a few millimitres on rear board which is slightly darker The pages are as new no darkening foxing or insciptions ,all plates fresh and bright. The book is totally square with no bumps to corners. This is the best copy I have ever seen offered over the last 20 years possibly the only better copy was the one sold privately with a wrapper by a london dealer but I never saw it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales of St Austin's

      London: Adam & Charles Black,, 1903. Containing Twelve Full-Page Illustrations by T. M. R. Whitewell, R. Noel Pocock, and B. F. Skinner. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in black, yellow, and blue. Frontispiece and 11 plates. Spine very slightly faded, colour decoration to boards a little flaked, free endpapers tanned, occasional light spotting to edges and contents, small puncture mark from title page through to contents leaf. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with unclosed quotation marks on the title page.

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        A Prefect's Uncle

      Adam & Charles Black, London, 1903 - First edition, 'correct' with no terminal ads: octavo; hardcover, illustrated cloth with gilt titling; 264pp., with a monochrome frontispiece and 7 plates likewise by R. Noel Pocock. Somewhat rolled; spine extremities softened; front free endpaper replaced; offset to original endpapers; erased heavy pencil scribbling by a young person has left heavy scoring on the preliminaries; text block edges toned; several plates have come loose but are still extant; boards now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive mylar film. Lacks dustwrapper. Good to very good.

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        A Prefect's Uncle

      London: Adam & Charles Black,, 1903. Containing Eight Full Page Illustrations by R. Noel Pocock. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in black, yellow, and blue. Frontispiece and 7 plates. Award bookplate to front free endpaper. Lightly rubbed, spine a little faded, light spotting to edges and scattered through contents, minor dampstain to top edge of upper board extending to the top edges of early leaves. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

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        The Lakeside Classics: The First Ninety-Seven, 1903 to 1999. [Comprises The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, two vols of The Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States, The Fruits of Solitude by William Penn, four volumes of Memorable American Speeches etc, etc]

      Lakeside Press, 1903-1999. each a first as such. Hardbound. all are in very good to fine condition. a handsome set.. the first twenty five are in green cloth, the second in red, the third in blue, and rest in brown.

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        Works., The

      London: George Allen, 1903. - The Definitive EditionRUSKIN, John. The Works of John Ruskin. Edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. London: George Allen, 1903-1912.Library Edition. Limited to 2,062 copies (of which 2,000 are for sale). Complete in thirty-nine large octavo volumes (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches; 242 x 165 mm.). Frontispieces and plates (including chromolithographs, photogravures (some tinted blue or sepia), and engravings), numerous text illustrations, and facsimiles. Printed at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh.Bound in contemporary three-quarter green levant morocco over green cloth boards ruled in gilt. Spines with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Several volumes sunned at spine. With the bookplates of Ernest Ridley Debenham. Overall, a fine set."The object of the editors has been to put the readers of this edition in possession of a complete collection of Ruskin’s published Writings." It includes "all Ruskin’s books now current in other editions a reissue of all publications by him now out of print or only privately circulated all his letters, articles, and other scattered writings, printed but not heretofore collected and a collation of all the different editions, thus bringing together within the pages of each book everything that he at any time published in it." This edition also includes "all the illustrations inserted by Ruskin in his books, and all the drawings by him which have hitherto been published [many printed from the original plates]. These are an essential portion of his work" (Preface to This Edition). The last volume contains a bibliography, a catalogue of the manuscripts, and a full index to Ruskin’s works.John Ruskin (1819-1900), "English writer, critic, and artist who championed the Gothic Revival movement in architecture and the decorative arts and had a strong influence upon public taste in art in Victorian England" (Merriam-Webster’s Encyclopedia of Literature). His major works include Modern Painters (1843-1860), The Seven Lamps of Architecture (1849), The Stones of Venice (1851-1853), Lectures on Architecture and Painting (1854), The Political Economy of Art (1857), Unto This Last (1862), Essays on Political Economy (1862-1863, later Munera Pulveris, 1872), Sesame and Lilies (1865), and Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain (1871-1884). His story The King of the Golden River (1851) was one of the earliest English fantasies for children.Sir Ernest Ridley Debenham, 1st Baronet (26 May 1865-25 December 1952), was a British businessman. He was responsible for the considerable expansion of the family's retail and wholesale drapery firm between 1892 and 1927. Educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge, he joined the successful business in Wigmore Street, London, which had been run by his grandfather and father. His restructuring activities led to the splitting of the manufacturing from the retail side of the business, under the name Debenham & Freebody (Freebody was the maiden name of his grandmother). He effected a merger with Marshall & Snelgrove as well as a takeover of Harvey Nichols. He was noted for his paternalistic attitude towards his staff, providing medical and educational support. He was also a pioneer in the dairy industry. On his retirement he sold most of his shares in the firm for £1.8M, so severing his family's connections with the retail chain that still bears his name. He was created a Baronet, of Bladen in the County of Dorset, in 1931 (Wikipedia).

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      1903 - RUSKIN, JOHN. WORKS OF JOHN RUSKIN. EDITED BY E.T. COOK AND ALEXANDER WEDEERBURN. London and New York: George Allen and Longmans, Green and Co., 1903-1912. 39 Volumes complete. Profusely illustrated. A sumptuous production, including chromolithographs, photogravures, facsimiles etc. Pages are uncut and largely unopened. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth stamped in gilt. The spines are sunned and the crowns of some volumes are nicked. Internally, fine bright and unread. A major scholastic achievement chronicalling the work of perhaps the most influential intellectual of the victorian era whose influence extended throughout the world and to the present day.

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      Boston: Ginn and Co, 1903. Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Editor. First Edition. 8 x 5. TITLE: POEMS By TENNYSON-1903 HENRY VAN DYKE PERSONAL COPY AUTHOR: HENRY VAN DYKE (EDITOR) PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Ginn and Co., Boston - 1903 EDITION: First Edition, The Athenaeum Press Series CATEGORY: Poetry, Signed, SIGNED: Yes, the book is signed with notes on many pages by the editor, Henry Van Dyke. On the copyright page, Van Dyke lists in red ink four thing a man must learn. I will not reveal the four things due to the fact that they may never have been published before. THIS MAY BE VAN DYKES PERSONAL REVISION OF THE BOOK. BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The outside is still in good condition. Book is with marks or writings on many of the pages, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. There is an article about Van Dyke as a teacher taped to the inside board. There are nice notations or poems on the front and back of the endpaper written in Van Dykes same style of writing on the copyright page. There is an article about 'Tennyson Romanticism' pinned to the title page. There is more writings or poetry written on the half title page. There is a typed note pasted to the top of the introduction page. There are additional writings and notations in the introduction on about four or five pages at the top and the side. There is a picture of Tennyson that is half torn and laid into the book. There are some pages from 'The Lotus Eaters' in the back of the book. There is some penciled underling on a few pages. There are one or two additional paper inserts. There are additional outlines in pencil on the back endpaper. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 490 pages Extra pictures located at the following: ViewFair Books/store/catalog/004093-2.jpg ViewFair Books/store/catalog/004093-3.jpg ViewFair Books/store/catalog/004093-4.jpg ViewFair Books/store/catalog/004093-5.jpg BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition, The Athenaeum Press Series. Ginn and Co., Boston - 1903. Good(minus)/None dust jacket condition. THIS BOOK APPEARS TO BE HENRY VAN DYKE PERSONAL COPY WITH NOTES ALL OVER THE BOOK. VAN DYKE HAS SIGNED THE COPYRIGHT PAGE IN RED INK(SEE PHOTO). THERE ARE NOTES AND CLIPPINGS EVERYWHERE IN THE BOOK! THIS BOOK COULD VERY WELL BE A RIVISION THAT WAS NEVER PUBLISHED OR IT COULD BE VAN DYKE'S TEACHER'S COPY THAT WAS USED BY HIM FOR INSTRUCTION!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! InvCode 004093 ViewFair Books : E 19 H 21 V18.

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        Slipper's ABC of Fox Hunting. VG 1st ED HB

      Longman's, Green & Co, London, New York & Bombay 1903 - Solid copy with bumped corners and splotchy rear board, few rubs to cloth on backstrip, tips brushed, one small poke through cloth on front board near front gutter. Inner hinges fine, spine cracked at title page, page block tight and going nowhere. Exceedingly rare and very collectible foxhunting alphabet book. Dedicated in token of ancient friendship to The West Carbery Hounds (as published, not handwritten) VG+. 1st ed. of this charming alphabet printed on one side of the page on high quality paper. Each letter has a 4 line verse faced by a fabulous full page colored engraving by the author (20 illus. in all). Done in the style of Cecil Aldin with images on tan backgrounds. OVERSIZED, additional postage required. We place dust wrappers in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We love what we do and it shows! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Autograph Centerary Edition

      Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge 1903 - -04. One of 600 sets hand-numbered and signed by the publisher, with a LEAF of AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT bound at the beginning of Volume One. This set is number 543. Complete in 12 Volumes. In the Publisher's primary binding of brown cloth with paper labels. There is some very minor fraying at the head of the spines of Volumes One, Three, and Four. On Volume Five there is perhaps an eighth of an inch of loss at the head of the spine. The left side of the head of Volume Eleven is bumped, and there is a short snag to the cloth at the head of the spine of Twelve, along with a couple of faint, dime-sized spots of dampstaining. These quibbles aside, the set is in Near Fine condition. Internally, the books are Fine and, seemingly, unopened. With the early ink signature of Horace Walton, 1008 So. 49th St. Phila. Pa., on the front pastedown of Volume One. The manuscript leaf, also in fine condition, is from the journals and is written on both sides with notes that Emerson was to use in the writing of "English Traits".

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      Smith Elder, London 1903 - A good copy, some slight foxing, blue cloth, with misprint "itno" page 34, Ralph Smith andHorace Hall bookplates. Digital photos available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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