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        April Twilights

      Richard G. Badger, Boston, MA 1903 - Cather's first published book, a collection of poetry. She was generally unhappy with them and her ability to write poetry, and subsequent editions she removed material and added new. Brown paper boards with intact labels to front and spine. Edges are quite rubbed, corners bumped. Text is clean and free of markings but is overall wavy, front hinge cracked. In custom hard clamshell box made to look like a book, with facsimile title label and marbled edges of "text block." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        WORKS OF JOHN RUSKIN. EDITED BY E.T. COOK AND ALEXANDER WEDEERBURN.

      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.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        POEMS By TENNYSON-1903 HENRY VAN DYKE PERSONAL COPY

      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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        Princesses De Jade et De Jadis. Aquarelles De Lorant - Heilbronn. = Tirage De 25 Exemplaires Sur Japon, Avec Une Suite Des Illustrations Avant La Lettre.

      Le Livre et L'estampe, Paris 1903 - 76 pp. sin numerar, cada una de ellas espléndidamente ilustradas a la talla-dulce. Más una suite de todas las páginas avant la lettre. =Tirada de solo 25 ejemplares sobre papel japón. = Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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        PICTURES FROM THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ

      Ogilvie 1903-1904, Chicago - Chromo-lithograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; There are 42pp and 24 plates full color full page plates two of which are pasted face down inside the covers with only blank backs showing as issued. The story line is printed on the backs of the plates. Hard paper wraps with red cloth spine. Red dye from spine has migrated into the edge of the binding margin. Does not infringe upon either text or illustrations. Size 8.25 x 6.5". Bienvenue & Schmidt suggest that this was produced as a give-away for audience members at the 125th performance of the theatrical version at the Majestic Theatre in 1903. Bienvenue & Schmidt p.146. Both Hanf and Bienvenue remain silent on why the two plates were pasted to the covers face down. ".First and only printing of rare pamphlet printed on original color plates for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. When the George M. Hill Co. , the original publisher of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) , went bankrupt in early 1902, George W. Ogilvie purchased the firm's stock that included unused color plates for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Baum and Denslow sued to have the printing plates to all of their books returned to them as they were negotiating with The Bobbs-Merrill Co. Of Indianapolis to reissue their joint publications. They had every right to as they had paid to have them made. Pictures from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was a shameless attempt to cash in on the recent smash hit musical extravaganza The Wizard of Oz. The color lithographed covers were based on publicity photographs of Fred Stone and Dave Montgomery as the Scarecrow and the Tin Man in the play. Because Ogilvie did not possess the book's actual printing plates, he merely commissioned a new story from hack writer Russell and printed it on the versos of Denslow's original color plates. This largely incomprehensible "Story telling the Adventures of the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Little Girl" bears almost no resemblance to Baum's American fairy tale. It mentions neither the name "Dorothy" or the word "Oz." Unfortunately, two of the plates (the pictorial title page and the picture of Glinda the Good) were used as endpapers and pasted to the backs of the wrappers. Although Denslow's name appears on both the cover and title page of this pamphlet, he does not seem to have approved of or been personally involved in any way with its production." An interesting and scarce ephemeral production in the Wizard of Oz pantheon. Collates complete. Hanff and Greene note that the cover pictures are not by Denslow and the spine has appeared in various colors. There was apparently only one printing of the entire book. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Modern Painters in Six Volumes

      George Allen, London 1903 - Six volume set complete. Fourth edition in small form. Bound uniformly in full dark blue leather - gilt embossed coat of arms to centre of upper board, single gilt ruled border. Five raised bands to spine with gilt title and volume band. All edges gilt, inner dentelles. Bookplate to front pastedown of Volume I, f.f.e.p. loose. Damp stain mark to bottom margin of Volumes I, Iv and V. A lovely, clean, bright and tight set.

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        Romance

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

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1903., 1903. 12 volumes; 8vo. Finely bound in recent tan half calf with raised bands, twin, red and green, title labels and gilt ships decoration to spines; beige cloth boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Generously illustrated with maps, portraits, and other plates, many folding. A wonderful collection of early voyages and discoveries in a beautiful recent binding.

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        Eskimoleben

      nbsp;Leipzig und Berlin - Georg Heinrich Meyer, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A book on the life of Eskimos by Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen. In German Blackletter script. With decorative head and tail pieces and a number of in-text illustrations. Condition: In original pictorial paper wraps. Externally, sound with slight age-toning to spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean with many pages unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Birds of North America

      The Natural Science Association of America, New York 1903 - Hardcover. IIn addition to writing, printing, painting, and studying nature, Jacob Studer (1840 - 1904) founded the Board of Trade in Columbus, Ohio. This folio volume includes 119 colored artistic plates, originally drawn by Theodore Jasper for an earlier edition, which represent different species drawn and colored from nature. The book includes "a copious text giving a popular account of their habits and characteristics, based on observations made in the field by the most eminent writers on ornithology." The text and illustrations are prefaced by a systematic table and index arranged according to the classification adopted by The American Ornithologists' Union. Bound in three quarter maroon leather with black cloth boards and gilt title to spine and front board. Large chip to foot of spine, front joint is starting, rubbing to boards, and minor wear to edges. Light browning to margins and occasional spots of foxing, otherwise the interior is clean and bright. 182 pages plus 119 plates and index. NAT/110609. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sixteen Illustrations of Subjects from Kipling's 'Jungle Book'

      Macmillan and Co., London 1903 - Sixteen finely executed illustrations, mounted and protected by part-printed paper overlays, contained in a later, half-calf, silk lined portfolio. The portfolio has raised bands, spine in four panels, panels bordered with gilt single rule, volute corner pieces, title in gilt to second panel, illustrators to third, place and date to fourth, silk ties to each edge. Rubbed to extremities, spine very slightly faded. Title page chipped and quite heavily repaired, slightly grubby with several small closed tears, the list of illustrations leaf is again chipped, with repairs to edges. The part-printed overlays are lightly foxed and browned to edges, chipped to top edges, one or two spots of foxing to the mounts, the illustrations are all bright and clean. For the Detmolds, see Houfe, page 115 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BERICHTE DER DEUTSCHEN PHYSIKALISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT in den Jahren 1904-1910 enthaltend Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft. Im Auftrage der Gesellschaft hrsg. v. Karl SCHEEL. 5.-12. Jg. und Halbmonatliches Literaturverzeichnis der "Fortschritte der Physik" dargestellt von der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft redigiert von K. Scheel u. R. Assmann.,

      Braunschweig, Vieweg 1903-1910. - 8 Bde. 8°. VI, 474; VI, 377, 438; VIII, 481, 444; VII, 711; IX, 797, 456; X, 1001; VII, 749, 450 u. VIII, 1102 S. Mit zahlr. Textabb. HLdr. d. Zt.m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Tit. gestemp. Von sehr guter Erhaltung. EA pp. Mit hunderten Beiträgen in Erstdruck: 5. Jg. 1903. G. QUINCKE: Über Kristalle. A. WEHNELT. Über die Röntgenröhre mit veränderlichem Härtegrad. - 6. Jg. 1904. H. STARKE. Über die Elektrizitätsleitung in der Flamme. E. MARX: Über die Elekrizitätsleitung in der Flamme (Antwort auf die Erwiderung des Herrn STARKE.). A. VOLLER. Versuche über die zeitliche Abhnahem der Radioaktivität und über die Lebensdauer des Radiums im Zustande sehr feiner Verteilung. H. KRONE. Über Radioaktivität vom universellen Standpunkte aus. H. FRANKE. Schnelltelegraphensystem von SIEMENS & HALSKE. - 7. Jg. 1905. M. THIESEN. Über eine Methode zur Bestimmung der Schallgeschwindigkeit. I. TRAUBE. Über eine Methode zur Analyse von Wechselströmen. P. DRUDE. Über den Einfluß der Erde bei der drahtlosen Telegraphie. Nach Versuchen von J.S. SACHS. W. SEITZ. Über eine neue Art sehr weicher Röntgenstrahlen. E. MARX. Die Geschwindigkeit der Röntgenstrahlen. - 8. Jg. 1906. M. PLANCK. Das Prinzip der Relativität und die Grundgleichungen der Mechanik. Ders. Bemerkung über die Konstante des WIEN’schen Verschiebungsgesetzes. - 9. Jg. 1907. M. PLANCK. Wilhelm v. Bezold. M. PLANCK. Nachtrag zu der Besprechung der KAUFMANN’schen Ablenkungsmessungen. M. LAUE. Die Mitführung des Lichtes durch bewegte Körper nach dem Relativitätsprinzip. - 10 Jg. 1908. J. FRANCK u. R. POHL. Zur Frage nach der Geschwindigkeit de rRöntgenstrahlen. WIESSNER. Beitrag zur Bestimmung der Bahn des Lichtes. H. T. SIMON. Über neuere Methoden zur Erzeugung elektrischer Schwingungen und Bedeutung derselben für die drahtlose Telegraphie. M. PLANCK. Bermekungen zum Prinzip der Aktion und Reaktion in der allgemeinen Dynamik. O. WIENER. Über Farbenphotographie und verwandte naturwissenschaftliche Fragen. O. HAHN. Über eine neue Erscheinung bei der Aktivierung des Aktiniums. - 11. Jg. 1909. O. HAHN u. L. MEITNER. Eine neue Methode zur Herstellung radioaktiver Zerfallsprodukte; Thorium D, ein kurzlebiges Produkt des Thoriums. M. BRON. Über die Dynamik des Elektrons in der Kinematik des Relativitätsprinzips. A. EINSTEIN. Über die Entwicklung unserer Anschauungen über das Wesen und die Konstitution der Strahlung. A. SOMMERFELD. Über die Zusammensetzung der Geschwindigkeiten in der Reltativtheorie. K. KURZ. Die radioaktiven Stoffe in Erde und Luft als Ursache der durchdringenden Strahlung in der Atmosphäre. F. DESSAUER. Röntgenaufnahmen in kurzen Zeiten. - 12. Jg. 1910. F. KIEBITZ. Einige Versuche über schnelle Lichtbogenschwingungen. - F. BREISIG. Absolute Bestimmung der Dämpfung von Fernsprechleitungen durch Sprechversuche. - M. BORN. Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper. - J. WÜRSCHMIDT: Über die Anregbarkeit von Entladungsröhren mit Glühkathode und ihre Verwendbarkeit f.d. drahtlose Telegraphie. - O. HAHN. Über die Gesetzmäßigkeit bei der Emission von ß-Strahlen und über die Absorption derselben in Materie. - A. WIGAND. Erdmagnetische und luftelektrische Störungen in Halle beim Duchgang des HALLEYschen Kometen am 19. Mai 1910. - E. MEYER. Über die Struktur der ?-Strahlen. - W.v. IGNATOWSKY. Einige allgemeine Bemerkungen zum Relativitätsprinzip. - M. PLANCK. Die Stellung der neueren Physik zur mechanischen Naturanschauung. - R. W. WOOD. Photographie mit unsichtbaren Strahlen Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Works of Charles Kingsley (complete in 19 volumes)

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1903. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This edition, limited to 525 copies, was published between 1901-1903 with Vol. I published in 1901 and Vil XIX in 1903. These books ares clean, tight, square with sharp corners and unmarked. There is some light rubbing. The boards are covered in brown silk with gold titles and designs on the spine and a large gilt circular design on the front. Volumes I, II, Vii and XVII have a split at the edge of the back strip near the top. Most of the pages are unopened. These books are from the library of DeWolfe Perry and each paste down bears his signed book plate. James DeWolf Perry was an American Episcopal clergyman and prelate. During the Spanish American War, he was chaplain of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry. He married Edith Dean Weir, the artist. On September 21, 1910, Perry was elected the 7th Bishop of Rhode Island at age 39. During World War I, he served as chief of Red Cross chaplains in France from 1918 to 1919. On March 26, 1930, Perry was elected the 18th Presiding Bishop. He was the last Presiding Bishop to retain his diocesan jurisdiction while serving in the national post. The French government awarded him the Legion of Honor in 1934. In a rare instance, he participated directly in politics in 1937 when he accepted an appointment to the Republican Party's Committee on Program, which was charged with drafting "a declaration of principles to redefine the party's stand on political and economic issues.

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        Traité de l?Harmonie reduite á ses principes naturels; divisé en quatre livres. Paris J.B.Ch. Ballard 1722. 4°. 4 Bll., XXIV, 432 S., 17 S., mit zahlr. Noten im Text, Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rv. u. Rsch.

      - RISM B VI, 683 - MGG X, 1903 - Eitner VIII, 120 - Gregory-Bartlett I, 224 - Wolfheim I, 956 - Hirsch I, 484.- Erste Ausgabe von Rameaus theoretischem Erstling.- ?Die Bedeutung dieses Hauptwerkes Rameaus läßt es zu den gesuchtesten Werken der französischen Musikliteratur zählen? (Wolfheim). ". der 'Traité? war nach dem Willen seines Verfassers das erste wissenschaftliche System der musikalischen Harmonie, die statt auf willkürlicher Schöpfung auf Vernunft und auf der Unfehlbarkeit physikalischer Gesetze beruhte? (MGG X, 1899-1900 ausführl.).- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, durchgehend tls gebräunt, fleckig u. wasserrandig, Rückengelenke restauriert. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La rédemption de Pierrot. Pantomime (interdite par l'autorité compétente) cinq eaux-fortes de Louis Morin

      Paris, Ferroud, 1903 - In-8, 40pp. Plein vélin conservé dans une chemise en demi-maroquin vert(dos passé) avec étui. Couvertures conservées. Tirage limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci exemplaire III sur whatman réservé à Louis Morin et non repris dans la justification , mais avec 3 états des gravures comme les exemplaires sur japon. 2 aquarelles originales de louis Morin illustrent les deux plats de la reliure.

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        GLI ARMAROLI MILANESI. I Missaglia e la loro casa. Notizie, documenti, ricordi.

      Hoepli,, Milano, 1903 - in folio, pp. XVI, 117, bella leg. p. perg. edit. con fregi e tass. al d., tit. oro al piatto ant. Risguardi in carta dec. Con 56 tavv. e 12 ill. n.t. Elegante edizione di soli 300 esempl. dedicata a Luca Beltrami Architetto. [358]

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        Call of the Wild

      Macmillan 1903 - First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Jack London. A beautiful dustjacket with light wear to the edges with NO chips or pieces missing. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. SIGNED copies are scarce for this title. We buy Jack London First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Call of the Wild

      Macmillan Company, New York 1903 - First edition. Publisher's promotional pamphlet laid in. Small leather bookplate of Neva and Guy Littell on the front pastedown. A little rubbing to the painted "snow" on the spine and front board else a bright, just about fine copy, lacking the dustwrapper. Laid into this copy is a Typed Letter Signed from Rockwell Kent on his Ausable Forks stationery, to Guy Littell, head of R.R. Donnelley and Sons, dated 25 March 1929, which reads in full: "Dear Mr. Littell: Even before any consideration of the book that you have suggested to me to illustrate, let me express my appreciation of the indulgence you show in considering the continuance of any relations with so rank a procrastinator. I am going to try to have learned one lesson from this experience and make no plans ahead. In evidence of this let me assure you that I am sending Mr. Kittredge, by this same mail, a big package of drawings. I have not read the 'Call of the Wild,' but will do so. Faithfully yours, Rockwell Kent." We infer from this that Littell suggested that Kent illustrate *The Call of the Wild*, a commission Kent ultimately did not accept. One of the two great novels, along with *White Fang*, for which the author seems destined to be remembered. His empathy for animals, combined with his appreciation of the Darwinian lessons of life, overcome London's occasionally simplistic political agenda, resulting in a classic tale for both children and adults. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Here Then is that Helpful as well as Ennobling Discourse Entitled the Essay on Friendship,

      The Roycrofters, East Aurora, New York 1903 - Thin folio. 36pp. One of a few 'tall' copies printed on Roycroft handmade paper. Roycrofter records for this period are scant so the total print run of tall copies is unknown but is believed to be fairly limited. The 1905 and 1906 catalogues list theprinting numbers only as "a few". This copy is bound in 3/4 brown levant morocco, marbled paper sides and matching endpapers. The spine is in six compartments with raised bands, and each compartment but the title is exquisitely tooled in a gilt floral motif with colored flower petals. The binding is believed to be by Danish binder Lorenz Schwartz. The colophon identifies the illuminator as Grace Fournier, the daughter of Alexis Fournier. Fournier and his family moved to East Aurora to work for Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters in 1903, the same year as the publication of this title. There are two beautifully illuminated initials in the text, one of them in purple, pink and green with gilt initial, the other in red and green with gilt initial. The colophon is illumined in shades of blue, green and purple, and signed by Grace Fournier. There is a lengthy dedicatory inscription beautifully calligraphed in an arts and crafts style; also by Fournier?? In remarkably fine condition with only a trace of wear to one corner, and the boards yawning a bit. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Children of the Frost

      Mac Millan & Co, New York 1903 - [i-iv], v, [iv], vii, [viii] 261+[2 ad] pages with frontispiece and 7 plates. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original blue-gray cloth with white lettering on both spine and front cover in white, with totem pole like decorations in red, white and black. Inscribed by London. 3,466 copies printed of the first edition. Second printing. Condition: Inscribed by London on the front end paper. Slightly cocked, rubbing to spine ends and hinges, corners bumped else a very good copy lacking jacket. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        People of the Abyss (First Edition)

      Macmillan, New York 1903 - First Edition. Fine lacking the rare dust jacket. A stunning copy, with the gilt design and titling on the front board and spine essentially as new. Gilt top page edges. Contemporary owner name on the front endpaper. Contains photographs by London that were never reprinted in later editions. Considered by many to be the author's great non-fiction work, wherein he posed as a sailor and lived among the denizens of London's lower east side at the turn of the century. BAL 11877. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Radium and other radio-active substances. Inscribed by the author.

      Van Norstrand., New York 1903 - First Suggestion of the Use of Radium in Cancer TreatmentThe First American book on Radioactivity Other than X-Ray, Presentation Copy 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."FIRST EDITION. Hammer brought 9 tubes of radium from the Curies' 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LE CHATEAU DE BRESSUIRE EN POITOU depuis sa fondation, au commencement du XIe siècle, jusqu'à nos jours, précédé d'une ETUDE SUR LES DEFENSES ANTERIEURES avec une préface de Maurice DU SEIGNEUR.

      1903 - Paris, Gastinger, 1903. Grand in-folio (420 X 340) relié demi-percaline rouge, dos recouvert de papier, titre imprimé et illustrations couleurs au dos et sur le premier plat (reliure de l'éditeur) ; faux-titre, titre en rouge et noir, 1 planche hors-texte, XVI, 166 pages, 11 planches hors-texte, 3 feuillets non chiffrés. BELLE PUBLICATION au TIRAGE limité à 370 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci sur HOLLANDE (N°114). Ouvrage accompagné de douze héliogravures de P. DUJARDIN, de quatorze planches hors-texte dont deux en couleurs comprises dans la pagination et de plus de cent trente dessins dans le texte. La publication de cet ouvrage est quasi-miraculeuse comme l'explique le petit texte in fine : "Ce livre commencé à composer le cinquième jour de janvier 1894 et terminé le 9 février allait être mis sous les Presses quand un incendie détruisit l'imprimerie tout entière. La composition, une partie du manuscrit, des dessins et des planches furent la proie des flammes. Reconstitué, puis repris après six ans il fut composé de nouveau et parachevé d'imprimer dans l'endroit même où il avait été détruit, le 5 mai 1901. Transporté dans les Ateliers de Michel Engel ce malheureux ouvrage devint encore la proix des flammes le 20 novembre de la même année. Reconstitué pour la troisième fois, il a été enfin parachevé chez A. Eyméoud le 15 janvier 1903." BEL EXEMPLAIRE dans son beau cartonnage, très frais. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Church of England" [St. Paul's Cathedral].

      [1903] 1903 - Original platinum print, mounted and framed behind glass. Some very minor oxidization to the edges of the print, a little conservation to one edge but a superb example. A vintage print in exceptionally large format, signed on the mount by the photographer, of St. Paul's Cathedral taken from the south bank of the Thames. Benington was part of the Pictorialist school and best known for his portraiture. His friend and associate Alvin Langdon Coburn made very similar images of London a few years after Benington and that later work must have been influenced by its forerunners. A rare and highly impressive photograph. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Reports of The Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899

      E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlaghandlung, Princeton, N. J./Stuttgart 1903 - B. Scott. Volume VIII - Botany. Parts I-IX (in 5 volumes). 31 plates (13 colored; background of a plain plate tanned) and 106 text-figures. Folio, pp. 982. Princeton and Stuttgart, 1903-06. Contains: Parts I - "The Vegetation of Western Patagonia" by P. Dusen. Part II - "Hepaticae" by A.W. Evans. Part III - "Bryophyta" by P. Dusen. Part IV - "Pteridophyta" by G. Macloskie. Parts V-IX - "Flora Patagonia," etc., by G. Macloskie. Including the supplement published in 1914. pp. 307 + 4 plates. Sheets loose in wrapper as published. To Carl Skottsberg With the author's compliments. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

      New York: The Colonial Company 1903 - Ten volumes, 8vo., blue textured cloth with white spine labels printed in blue and red; top edges gilt. Definitive edition, one of 1000 numbered copies, with 50-full-page illustrations, newly collected and edited, with a memoir, critical introductions and notes by Edmund Clarence Stedman and George Edward Woodberry ---- From the library of Richard Watson Gilder, with his bookplate present on the title page of volume one. Gilder was the longtime editor of "Century Magazine," where his close friends Stedman and Woodberry periodically contributed poetry and essays. An unusual association copy. Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life of General Philip Schuyler, 1733-1804

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1903 - 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt; top edge gilt; with minor rubbing to the extremities. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed by Georgina Schuyler, the great-granddaughter of General Schuyler: "Richard Watson Gilder, with grateful and cordial regards of his, and of Helena's, old-time friend, Georgina Schuyler, New York, Thanksgiving Day, 1903," on the front endpaper; with Gilder's annotations on five pages ---- The recipient, Richard Watson Gilder, was the longtime editor of Scribner's Monthly and Century Magazine, which had published Schuyler's close friend Emma Lazarus's poetry. A poem written by Emma in 1883 had been largely forgotten until Georgina rescued it from oblivion. She called on Gilder, Emma's editor and friend, to help her immortalize "The New Colossus" by engraving it upon a bronze plaque to be placed in the pedestal of the Statue. It took two years of red tape, but in the end, because of the persistence of Schuyler and Gilder, the plaque found its place within the pedestal of the statue that Emma's sonnet had redefined. A wonderful association [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        With Macdonald in Uganda - A Narrative Account of the Uganda Mutiny and Macdonald Expedition in the Uganda Protectorate and the Territories to the North

      Edward Arnold, London 1903 - IN GOOD CONDITION. With folding map in back (in VG condition, no tears, nor repairs), and complete with 16 plates, as called for. xiv, [2], 314pp, in a half leather & cloth library binding, with binding and hinges tight. Library markings consist of label on spine, label inside cover, label on ffp, small notation on half-title, perforation on title page with withdrawn stamp (verified with the library), ink numbering on dedication page. No previous, nor current pockets, no markings on plates, nor map. SCARCE. Light to moderate foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hombres (Hommes).

      Imprimé sous le manteau 1903 - - Imprimé sous le manteau, Ne se vend nulle part [Paris] 1903, 11,5x19cm, relié sous étui. - Edition originale "imprimée sous le manteau" à 525 exemplaires, le nôtre, un des 25 exemplaires lettrés sur Japon, tirage de tête Exemplaire de premier tirage avec les pages 44,45 et 46 chiffrées par erreur 46,47,48 et corrigée à l' encre. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, coupes soulignées d'un filet doré, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les contreplats doublés de maroquin sapin, gardes doublées de soie sapin, gardes suivantes de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées, couvertures et dos conservés, étui bordé de maroquin rouge et intérieur de feutrine sapin, élégante signée de Noulhac et datée de 1917. Très légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur l'étui. En frontispice, un portrait de Verlaine en sanguine par Frédéric-Auguste Cazals. Rare et très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi par Noulhac. . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Claudine s'en va

      Paris, Paul OIlendorff 1903 - Livre épuisé 19,5 x 13 cm, demi maroquin vert à bandes, dos lisse, titre doré, tête dorée, couv. et dos conservés (Huser), couverture illustrée par Pascau, 319 pp. Paru sous le nom de Willy, pseudonyme d'Henri Gauthier-Villars, mari de Colette, "Claudine s'en va" est le quatrième volet de la série des Claudine (après "Claudine à l'école", "Claudine à Paris" et "Claudine en ménage"). Dans ce nouvelle épisode, Claudine s’efface pour laisser place à une nouvelle héroïne, Annie. Entièrement soumise à son mari, Alain, Annie est bouleversée par le départ de ce dernier, qui l’abandonne aux mains de sa sœur Marthe, femme libre et volontaire. Pourtant, au contact de celle-ci, de Claudine et d’autres femmes de caractère, Annie commence à s’affirmer et à s’interroger sur son mariage et sur celui qui lui dictait jusque-là ses moindres gestes. Condition : Edition originale, l'un des 50 ex. num. tirés à part sur papier de Hollande (seul grand papier). Belle couverture illustrée en couleurs par Eugène Pascau. Rare exemplaire parfaitement établi dans une reliure signée de Huser en très bon état, très légère insolation du dos. 170g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les soliloques du pauvre Illustrations de A. Steinlen

      Paris, Sevin et Rey 1903 - Livre épuisé 18,5 x 15 cm, demi maroquin à coins marron clair, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée, non rogné, couv. et dos cons. d'un seul tenant, étui (Devauchelle), 256 pp. Condition : Première édition illustrée par A. Steinlen et seconde, en partie originale, pour le texte. L'un des ex. 100 ex. du tirage de luxe imprimés par les Manufactures Impériales du Japon (non justifié). L'illustration se compose de la couverture représentant une scène de rue et de 111 dessins lithographiés dont 9 à pleine page. Parfaitement établi par Devauchelle. 600g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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