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        C'est D'Aucassin et de Nicolete

      Hammersmith: Eragny Press, 1903. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited to 230 copies.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        ADVENTURES OF GERARD (Fine, Square Copy of the First Edition)

      London: Newnes, 1903. Doyle, A(rthur) Conan. ADVENTURES OF GERARD. London: Newnes, [1903]. Illustrations by W. B. Wollen. FIRST EDITION. A Fine, square copy with only the most minimal wear, really as nice as it gets. In original publisher's cloth decorated in gilt. Small blind-stamp of W. H. Smith & Son, London on front free endpaper. Doyle had bigger and better heroes, of course, but none so comical and hilariously portrayed as is vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and all his deeds are efforts to prove it. As with the Sherlock Holmes stories, Brigadier Gerard first appeared in the Strand Magazine in stories published between 1900-1903. THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES was produced just one year before in a similar size and format. Surprisingly scarce in collector's condition and a worthy addition to a Conan Doyle collection.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Illus. by W. B. Wollen.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        Ansicht von Notre-Dame de Paris mit Seine.

      . Aquarell, Feder und Pinsel in Schwarz, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, links unten signiert und datiert "D. Matzel-Joh. 25.". Ca. 28,6:20,9 cm. Knickfalte Ecke rechts oben geglättet.. Die früh verstorbene Malerin und Graphikerin Dorothea Maetzel-Johannsen erlitt durch eine Gelenkrheumatismus-Erkrankung als Kind ein Herzleiden. 1903-1907 bildete sie sich an der Gewerbeschule Hamburg mit dem Abschluß als Zeichenlehrerin aus. Anschließend war sie an der Städtischen Mädchenschule in Schleswig tätig. 1910 heiratete sie den Architekten, Maler und Graphiker E. Maetzel (1877-1955). In den folgenden Jahren hielt sie sich wiederholt in Berlin auf. Dort 1918 kurze Ausbildung bei L. Corinth (1858-1924) und Umzug nach Hamburg, wo sie sich gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann an der Gründung der Hamburgischen Sezession beteiligte. 1923 erhielt sie durch Gustav Pauli, dem Direktor der Hamburger Kunsthalle, den Auftrag, vier große Wandbilder für den Vorraum zum großen Vortragssaal der Kunsthalle zu gestalten. 1925 fast halbjährige Reise nach Paris und Chartres sowie 1929 nach Kassel, wo sie sich durch die Behandlung bei einem Arzt eine Besserung ihres Herzleidens versprach, und September 1929 Visby auf Gotland. Jedoch verstarb sie nur wenige Monate später im Alter von erst 44 Jahren an Herzschwäche. Ihre Hauptthemen waren Landschaften, Akte, figürliche Darstellungen und Stilleben. Stilistisch war sie dem Expressionismus verpflichtet, darüber hinaus hatten P. Cezanne (1839-1906), die Fauvisten und Kubisten, auch O. Redon (1840-1916) Vorbildcharakter.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Works Of John Ruskin [COMPLETE IN 39 VOLUMES]

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

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        UNTOLD TALES OF CALIFORNIA. SHORT STORIES ILLUSTRATING PHASES OF LIFE PECULIAR TO EARLY DAYS IN THE WEST

      Privately Printed for the author, 1903. , 1903. First edition. 16mo. Pictorial wrappers, 3l., 9-161 pp., preface, illustrated, plates.True tales of miners, encounters with wild animals, the justice system of the time, hold-ups, stories about teamsters, Hiram Hawkins, Sam Ashton, etc. ... all told by those individuals involved. Six Guns 717 says "Rare." "Has a chapter on stage holdups." Former owner’s nameplate neatly affixed to inside front panel, small, old cellophane tape repair to top inside portion of the front cover, light chipping to bottom of front cover, one small closed tear to front cover, creases to front cover, corner chips, text block is clean for an overall good copy of a rare book.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        I piaceri della tavola. Contributo alla storia della cucina e della mensa.

      Torino, Bocca, 1903.. 8°. 428 S., mit 33 Abbildungen im Text. 2 falt. Tafeln. Hperg. mit RSchild. Goldenes Supralibros "ARS ET AMOR". Schönes Exemplar. Italiano/Latino;. PRIMERA EDICION: Kulturgeschichtlich höchst interessant. Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat "Kochkunst Bibliothek"]
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        Das Fürstentum Liechtenstein und der gesamte Fürst Johann von und zu Liechtenstein'sche Güterbesitz. Statistisch-geschichtlich dargestellt

      Brünn (Selbstverlag), 1903.. 7. Aufl. XII, 285 S. Mit einer Wappen- u. 1 Münztaf, 1 gefalt., farb. Karte, 1 Tonbild u. 11 Textabb. Ledereinband mit goldgeprägtem Rücken und aufgesetztem Originaldeckel. fachmännisch restauriertes Ex.. dt. EA.

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Bebuquin]
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        The Works of William Shakespeare in Three Volumes

      MacMillan & Co, London 1903 - The Victoria Edition. Text taken from the Globe Shakespeare, edited by William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. 554pp, 644pp., 666pp. Half calf Leather binding with cloth boards. Embossed gilt flowers on spine with gilt title and two gilt decorated bands on each volume. Top edges gilt. Marbled eps. Minor rubbing. Slight staining to cloth., Volume One 1903, Volume Two 1904, Volume Three 1904. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Banfield House Booksellers]
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        Message Of The President Of The United States Communicated To The Two Houses Of Congress At The Beginning Of The Second Session Of The Fifty-Eighth Congress

      Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. 36; full decorated pebbled black morocco; Inner dentelles, top edge gilt; lightly abraded at spine edges;. TR's State of the Union Address delivered December 7, 1903 in a Presentaion binding. An unsigned but beautifully bound copy reminiscent of a Stikeman binding. In this Address TR speaks extensively regarding the Bureau of Corporations and the laws regarding fairness in business and labor. This bureau became the basis for TR's name the "Trust-Buster". Rare.

      [Bookseller: Austin's Antiquarian Books]
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        Orville Wright signed first flight photograph philatelic postcard, Wright Flyer depicted on the stamp, commemorating the 25th anniversary of his first flight, postmarked Kitty Hawk, December 17, 1928

      Postcard Photograph Signed ?Orville Wright? at the lower left edge of a 4? x 2? blue-tinted printed photograph on a 7? x 5? postcard ?" picturing Orville at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903, piloting the Wright Flyer, his brother Wilbur at the right. Addressed in pencil to a collector in New Jersey. On verso is a 3.5? x 5? photograph captioned, in part, ?the Wright Brother?s first plane in a test flight at Fort Myers, Virgina...? Small tear at lower edge not touching either photograph. Minor wear. Fine condition.Picturing the Wright Flyer, the 2¢ International Civil Aeronautics Conference stamp is affixed at upper right, postmarked Kitty Hawk, N.C., December 17, 1928, the 25th anniversary of the first flight, just five days after its first day of issue. Two rectangular stampings are affixed commemorating the flight.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Where There Is Nothing: Being Volume One of Plays for An Irish Theatre

      New York: Macmillan, 1903. First edition. Near fine in a very good or better rough paper dust jacket, showing slight toning along the upper front and rear panels, and at the spine. Lacking the glassine jacket. Corners lightly bumped. Copy #38 of 100 printed on Japanese vellum. This copy signed and dated (February 15, 1920) on the title page by Yeats. Lightly penciled previous owner's name to the front free endpaper, no other markings or inscriptions. An exceptionally handsome example of this limited edition, made all the more exceptional by the authors signature. Quite scarce when signed. In fact, not to gild the lily or anything, but as of this writing the only signed copy available.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Ahab and other Poems

      London: Chiswick Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1903. First Edition. Wraps. One of only 150 copies on hand-made paper. A nice unsophisticated copy free of ownership or other markings. Japan vellum jacket over wraps. ; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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        RANCHING WITH LORDS AND COMMONS; OR TWENTY YEARS ON THE RANGE. BEING A RECORD OF ACTUAL FACTS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CATTLE INDUSTRY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES OF CANADA; AND COMPRISING THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE FORMATION AND CAREER OF A GREAT CATTLE COMPANY

      Toronto: William Briggs, [1903]., 1903. First edition. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, 293 pp., preface, illustrated, plates, portraits. Six Score 25 says, "Craig was an American who became manager of the Oxley Ranch in the province of Alberta during the 1880s. The book recounts a classic example of absentee ownership [by the British lords and commons referred to in the title] and the subsequent mismanagement brought about by conflicts between Craig and the owners. This book and that by L.V. Kelly are the best two books on Canadian ranching. Craig was bitter about his experience and his narrative is one-sided. For the owner's side, see A. Staveley Hill's FROM HOME TO HOME." Former owner's inked name on front fly leaf, white ink on cover is unchipped but white ink on spine panel is moderately chipped. Overall in much better condition than most copies, and is a very good tight copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        THE CALL OF THE WILD

      1903. [with front panel of jacket] Illustrated by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. Decorated by Chas. Edw. Hooper. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. 2 pp undated ads. Original olive green cloth pictorially decorated in white, black and red. First Edition. Back from Europe (from which came the source material for THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSS), and smarting from the failure of THE DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS, London sat down during the winter of 1902-03 to write his master­piece. Buck, part St. Bernard and part Scotch shepherd, is reared in luxury on a California estate, is stolen, beaten and shipped to the Klondike to become a sled dog, and (after the death of his master) heeds the call of the wild and abandons human civilization to lead a wolf pack.~The novel is not so much the story of a dog that becomes a wolf as a myth about life and death and nature... Jack claimed later that he wrote it without any thought about its deeper significance as a human allegory. "I was unconscious of it at the time. I did not mean to do it."... The achievement of the book lies in Jack's fusion of his own suppressed nature with that of a beast... In Buck's bad dreams, Jack recorded his own childish fears of cold, deprivation, and solitude, as well as his compulsion always to be free and roving, on the hunt to gratify every desire... [Sinclair]~Macmillan was rightfully optimistic about this book, printing 71,584 copies as a first edition -- the most of any London title. This is not, therefore, a scarce book. However, due to the readily-flaking white pigment used on the pictorial trade binding, fine copies are few and far between. This is close to being such a copy: the white pigment is slightly rubbed but is more intact than usual, and there is a faint glass-ring on the rear cover. Loosely inserted is the front panel of the pictorial dust jacket (whatever white pigment did rub off the book's front cover, is still present on the verso of this jacket panel!). Sisson & Martens p. 14; Blanck 11876.

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        Ahab and other Poems

      London: Chiswick Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1903. First Edition. Wraps. One of only 150 copies on hand-made paper. A nice unsophisticated copy free of ownership or other markings. Japan vellum jacket over wraps. ; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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        THE LAND OF LITTLE RAIN

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). Frontispiece, three halftone plates, and numerous border decorations by E. Boyd Smith. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903. Fourth impression. This paean to the high California desert consists of fourteen sketches based on personal observation following solitary sojourns tramping through desert trails and "the streets of the mountains." Mary Austin (1868-1934), naturalist, feminist, mystic, and poet, wrote thirty-five books and hundreds of articles during her lifetime, but The Land of Little Rain, her first book, is regarded as her masterpiece. Her nature writings have been compared to those of John Muir, John Burroughs, and Henry David Thoreau. Living in the little town of Independence, Inyo County, she, more than anyone, succeeded in conveying the beauty of this simultaneously forbidding yet magnetic landscape with its hardy mixture of plants, animals, and human beings. Lawrence Clark Powell summed up the beauty of her words, writing: "With her feet on earth and her head in the sky, she gave voice in singing prose to the soul of a hitherto unsung land." Through her carefully crafted essays, she conveyed to her readers the feel of the soil, the inherent beauty of the desert flora, the graceful movements of the rattlesnake, and the pleasant aromas emanating from a Native American cooking bowl. Importantly, Austin painted a word picture of an Owens Valley that would soon be changed forever when a thirsty Los Angeles siphoned off the life-giving water from this "land of little rain." This copy is inscribed by Austin to the distinguished California historian, mountaineer, and environmentalist Francis P. Farquhar (1887-1974) on the half-title. Octavo. Original olive green cloth binding, with pictorial light green, dark green, gilt, and black stamping. The hinges are tender. The spine is darkened just a touch, with a bit of wear to the corners and tips, and a light scratch to the rear panel; otherwise very good. The Zamorano Eighty, #2..

      [Bookseller: The Book Shop, LLC]
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        A complete series of the ?Album de Figuritas Londres? - 1,050 Tobacco Trading Cards, each adorned with a spectacular photograph of bullfighters, beauties, children or buildings

      The cards are featured here in their original album, 12.5? x 14.5?. Each card is approximately 1.75? x 2.25?. Uruguay, 1903. There is a tear on the spine, staining and handling wear. Good Condition.A complete run of series 1 - 42 real photograph Tobacco Trading Cards printed by the Uruguayan manufacturer Danckelman & Schrader. They are featured in the original album.Bullfighting, though an Uruguayan tradition established in 1776 by their Spanish colonial overlords, was officially banned in 1912.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Historical Records of New South Wales. Seven volumes in eight, and a quarto volume of charts.

      Sydney, Government Printer, 1892 - 1903. - First Edition; 8vo; Vol. I. Part I. Cook, pp. xlii,[ii], 526; Vol. I, Part II. Phillip 1783-1792, pp. xxxiv, 748; Vol. II. Grose and Patterson 1793-1795, pp. xxviii, 936; Vol. III. Hunter. 1796-1799, pp. xxxviii, 856; Vol. IV. Hunter and King 1800, 1801, 1802, pp. xlv, 1066; Vol. V. King. 1803, 1804, 1805. pp. lxviii, 866; Vol. VI. King and Bligh. 1806, 1807, 1808, pp. lxxvi, 875; Vol. VII. Bligh and Macquarie 1809, 1810, 1811, pp. lx, 690; Quarto volume of Charts to accompany Vol. I. Part I. Each volume illustrated with numerous coloured illustrations and maps many of which are folding. The eight volumes of text are uniformly bound in full leather bindings, titles in gilt on spine, marbled page edges to volume I, pt. 2, II, III, IV and VI , foxing to first few pages of most volumes, university stamp to preface page of vol. 1 part 2, otherwise a set in very good condition. The quarto volume of charts is in the original embossed black cloth binding in very good condition. The complete work with the uncommon quarto volume of charts.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        Original Compositions for the Organ by Josef Rheinberger: Vol. I

      Novello and Company, Limited, London 1903 - Rare, oversize, oblong softback copyright 1903; please see photo of original ad for this volume in Musical Times of Sept 1st, 1903; Volume I only; this is likely the first American edition, copyright circa 1927; pages coming loose from spine and show significant chipping along edges; original compositions include "Preludio," "Arioso," "Canzonetta," "Intermezzo," "Visione," "Duetto," "In Memoriam," "Pastorale," "Lamento," "Riposo," "Passacaglia," and "Marcia Funebre"; some margin notation in pencil; owner's name in pencil on front wrap; 72 pages bx18. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: My November Guest Books]
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        THE CALL OF THE WILD

      1903 - [with front panel of jacket] Illustrated by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. Decorated by Chas. Edw. Hooper. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. 2 pp undated ads. Original olive green cloth pictorially decorated in white, black and red. First Edition. Back from Europe (from which came the source material for THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSS), and smarting from the failure of THE DAUGHTER OF THE SNOWS, London sat down during the winter of 1902-03 to write his masterpiece. Buck, part St. Bernard and part Scotch shepherd, is reared in luxury on a California estate, is stolen, beaten and shipped to the Klondike to become a sled dog, and (after the death of his master) heeds the call of the wild and abandons human civilization to lead a wolf pack.~The novel is not so much the story of a dog that becomes a wolf as a myth about life and death and nature. Jack claimed later that he wrote it without any thought about its deeper significance as a human allegory. "I was unconscious of it at the time. I did not mean to do it.". The achievement of the book lies in Jack's fusion of his own suppressed nature with that of a beast. In Buck's bad dreams, Jack recorded his own childish fears of cold, deprivation, and solitude, as well as his compulsion always to be free and roving, on the hunt to gratify every desire. [Sinclair]~Macmillan was rightfully optimistic about this book, printing 71,584 copies as a first edition -- the most of any London title. This is not, therefore, a scarce book. However, due to the readily-flaking white pigment used on the pictorial trade binding, fine copies are few and far between. This is close to being such a copy: the white pigment is slightly rubbed but is more intact than usual, and there is a faint glass-ring on the rear cover. Loosely inserted is the front panel of the pictorial dust jacket (whatever white pigment did rub off the book's front cover, is still present on the verso of this jacket panel!). Sisson & Martens p. 14; Blanck 11876. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie. Erster Band Buch I: Der Produktionsprocess des Kapitals. Fünfte Auflage

      Hamburg: Otto Meissner,, 1903-04. Zweiter Band Buch II: Der Cirkulationsprocess des Kapitals. Dritte Auflage. Dritter Band, erster Theil. Buch III: Der Gesammtprocess der kapitalischen Produktion Kapitel I bis XXVIII. Zweite Auflage. Dritter Band, zweiter Theil. Buch III: Der Gesammtprocess der kapitalistischen Produktion Kapitel XXIX bis LII. Zweiter Auflage. 3 volumes bound in 4, as issued (215 × 138 mm). Contemporary uniform pebble grained half roan and marbled boards, cloth tips, spines decorated gilt in compartments, lettered and numbered gilt, marbled edges. Spine ends lightly rubbed. A very attractive, uniformly bound set of Marx's masterpiece, The set comprises the fifth edition of volume 1, the third edition of volume 2, and the second edition of volume 3. Only the first edition of the first volume appeared in Marx's lifetime; the other volumes were published from his manuscripts by Engels. The second and third editions of vol. 1 were also edited by Engels and contain his revisions.

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        DIE MUTATIONSTHEORIE. VERSUCHE UND BEOBACHTUNGEN ÃœBER DIE ENTSTEHUNG VON ARTEN IM PFLANZENREICH

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Comp, 1903.. Two volumes. xiv,752 plus four color chromolithographed plates and one leaf of preliminary ads; xii,648pp. plus eight color chromolithographed plates. Large, thick octavos. Recent half medium brown goatskin, and original marbled boards, gilt labels to style. Fore-tips a bit shelfworn, small collector's bookplate in each volume, otherwise a very good, or better, set. First edition in book form, preceded by an issue in six wrappered parts 1901-3. Based on his observations, beginning in 1886, of the development and persistence of new variants among a species of Evening Primrose, De Vries formulated a series of theses, the Laws of Mutation, based on the observed evidence. The principles of Mutation as he demonstrated and articulated them remain a cornerstone of evolutionary thought and of considerable import for their confirmation of Mendel's work. NORMAN LIBRARY 1269. HERALDS OF SCIENCE 36. HORBLIT 73b. GARRISON- MORTON 240.

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        Call of the Wild

      The First Edition of Jack Londonís Greatest Novel, In Un-resored Dust JacketLONDON, Jack. The Call of the Wild. Illustrated by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. Decorated by Chas. Edw. Hooper. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903.First edition. Octavo (7 1/2 x 5 3/16 inches; 192 x 131 mm). [5]-231, [1, blank], [2, ads] pp. With frontispiece and ten color plates, included in pagination. Text illustrations, some printed in blue and some in color. Title-page printed in blue and black.Original vertically ribbed green cloth, front cover and spine decoratively stamped in white, red, black, and gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial endpapers, printed in blue with dog-team and mountain scene. In the original un-restored, dark grey printed dust jacket. Previous owner's signature on verso of frontipiece. Cloth a bit rubbed along extremities. Jacket with the letters "ER!" in manuscript after "Wild" on front cover. Otherwise, an excellent copy in the un-restored dust jacket of this scarce first edition."The book, illustrating London's recurrent Darwinian theme of the need for adaptation to survive was an immediate success and thrust London into a position of unaccustomed wealth." (BenÃ?t's Reader's Encyclopedia, 163).BAL 11876. Woodbridge 19.HBS 66717.$10,000

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        Betty Zane

      New York, NY: Charles Francis Press, 1903. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Zane Grey's first book, a fictionalized biography of his great-aunt Betty Zane's life on the frontier during the Revolutionary War. She was known for retrieving gunpowder from her family's homestead which allowed the soldiers at Fort Henry to hold off their attackers. Pictorial grey cloth boards are a bit soiled, edges rubbed, corners bumped. Inscribed by author to previous owner on first free endpaper. Hinges are split, front board is particularly loose. Interior clean and free of markings.

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        M. Minuci Felicis Octavius. in usum lectionum Suarum

      Peeters, Louvain, 1903. kartoniert, altersbedingt guter Zustand, angegilbt, ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar , 290 S., 17*24 cm. Latein

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        Aaron Siskind Photographs

      Introduction by Harold Rosenberg. Folio. Black cloth with silver stamping, pictorial dust jacket. (Ca. 150pp). Numerous illustrations. Very good/good plus. Jacket edgeworn and a bit rubbed, with several archivally closed (on verso) edge tears and one wide chip running along the bottom edge of the front panel (triangular, 8½" wide X 1¼" at left side narrowing to ¼" at right side) -- fairly attractive overall despite obvious flaws. A tight, nice first edition of this scarce first photo collection by the reknowned New York and Chicago photographer (1903-91), who pioneered abstract expressionism in photography. Though not so noted, from the collection of noted Midwest photographer Archie Lieberman (1926-2008), author of "Farm Boy." A handsome copy of this desireable title.

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        The Works of Henry Fielding. Comprising his Novels, Plays, Poems and Miscellaneous Writings. Complete and Unabridged. Illustrated. With an Essay on the Life, Genius and Achievement of the Author by William Ernest Henley

      London: William Heinemann, 1903., 1903. 16 volumes, 8vo. Complete. Limited Edition to 375 sets of which this is No.69, signed by W. Heinemann to limitation page of each volume. Bound in dark red half morocco, gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines, retaining the publisher's original boards with decorated gilt titles to uppers; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with reproductions of the original designs by Gravelot, Stothard, Rowlandson, etc. A beautiful presentation.

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        Deborah Gray

      The Neal Publishing Company, New York & Washington 1903 - 1903/1903 First Printing, This is a very Rare book, Author is known for cook books, this is a not a cookbook, this is a three part story- Part I "The Gray Mansion", Part II "Miss Hartwell's Narrative", Part III " North And South", this book is in very good condition, no jacket made, 474 clean, bright unmarked, tight pages, sewn binding is tight, light blue cloth boards with black stamped circle with a woman's profile inside, a small black stripped dress, a ball of yarn and script writing of title and author's name, spine has gold lettering of title, author's name an publisher, very slight wear on corner boards and spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Form & Farbe im Fla¨chenschmuck

      Stuttgart.: Julius Hoffman.. No date. Ca. 1903.. 13 ONLY (of 24) color lithograph plates, sheets 18 x 13 inches, cloth covered thin boards (hardbound). Covers moderately soiled; the plates are in excellent condition with light spots to a few outer margins. AS IS. This is a gathering of 13 of the plates from the collection Form & Farbe im Flachenschmuck, originally published in a portfolio but here bound into a serviceable cloth binding; paint marks on the cover suggest that it was actually used in an artist's studio. A paper label for the bookstore Ludvig Schuth of Kobenhavn has been glued over the what was likely the original publisher's name. Each plate features a number of stunning Art Nouveau wall covering designs by artists Rudolph Rochga and Paul Haustein. While the visual motif is overwhelmingly Art Nouveau, a number of the panels hint at the Deco stylistics to emerge in upcoming decades. .

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        Badende Frauen an der See.

      1903. Farbholzschnitt, 1903, (Graugrün, Rot), auf Japan, im Stock monogrammiert (vgl. Goldstein, p. 354); signiert, mit Ortsangabe "München" versehen, datiert und als "Handdruck" bezeichnet. Darstellungsgr. 24 : 17 cm, vollrandig.. Maler und Graphiker. Studium in Kassel und Berlin. Neben Martha Cunz und Daniel Staschus gehörte Neumann zu den wichtigsten Münchner Farbholzschneidern.

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        Kratskog. Historier og skitser.

      København 1903. (8) + 289 + (1) s. Orig. grønt helshirtingbd. N. på fribl. Pent ekspl.. S&R s. 138

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        Meanderings, 1903/04, Manuscript

      Unpublished 1903-04 - , A collection of newpaper columns done by CTS as she travelled around Japan in company of one and sometimes two other women, one of whom was probably lady MacDonald, wife to the British Ambassador, and also an unidentified gentleman. The volume includes some photographs taken by the travellers, and four other [platinum?] prints by photographer Thomas Bates Blow, and a few drawings. Written by someone of independant spirit, who seemed to know quite a few people who were important in Anglo Jaanese culture. The volume is dedicated to Basil Hall Chamberlain, who was a professor at Tokyo University First Edition , lacking backstrip, covers scuffed around edges, hinges reinforced with cloth, in good condition , black leather with gilt title to front, marbled endpapers 19 x 13 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reports of the Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899, Volume VIII - BOTANY, Part I - IX (complete!) + Section III: Revision of Flora Patagonia. 6 Books.

      Stuttgart : E. Schweizerbart, 1903.. 6 Books, circa 1800 pp., with Plates 34cm x 26cm, Softcover/Paperback. 6 Books!!! The complete Report about Patagonian Botany, Part I to IX are bound in five Books, released between 1903 and 1906. Volume VIII, section III: "Revision of Flora Patagonia" by George Macloskie and Per Dusen (released 1914) is also included. Formerly from Library-Collection, with Stamps and Signatures. Publishers Bindings, upper Folding Edges are partly not trimmed. Covers with shelf wear, Edges with Creasing and small Splits. Covers of Vol. VIII, Sect. III; Vol. VIII, Pt. V-IX and VIII, Pt. V, Sect. 2 are worn. Pages slightly browned. Plates are clean. Good to acceptable condition. Please ask for more Photos. mbx jqx

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        RECHERCHES SUR UNE PROPRIETE NOUVELLE DE LA MATIERE: ACTIVITE RADIANTE SPONTANEE OU RADIOACTIVITE DE LA MATIERE.

      Typographie De Firmin-Didot, Paris 1903 - Photographs; All 13 photographic plates. 4to, 282x226 mm, original wrappers, spine cracked and split, some stains on front cover; minor marginal foxing on plate 4, contents otherwise clean; uncut and unopened; 1/2 morocco slipcase with chemise. NOTES: first edition. Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France, Volume 46. An extended account of Becquerel's investigations into radioactivity, for which he shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in physics with Pierre and Marie Curie. DSB I, 560; Norman 158; Printing and the Mind of Man 393.; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Architektur von 1750-1850.

      Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth, 1903.. Mit 102 Tafeln. 6 Seiten + 102 Blatt. Wohl der Original-HalblederEinband. Großes 2°.. Die so genannte erste Serie mit 102 Lichtdrucktafeln in der Größe 36 x 26 cm (leicht variierend je Tafel), davon 22 farbig. Enthält Stadtansichten von Augsburg (8), Bamberg (5), Basel (2), Bayreuth (1), Berlin, (5), Bern (1), Cassel (5), Erfurt (1), Esslingen (2), Frankfurt a.M. (8), Karlsruhe (6), Leipzig (2), Ludwigsburg (9), München (9), Nürnberg (5), Potsdam (6), Stettin (1), Stuttgart (16), Ulm (2), Weimar (3) und Würzburg (5). Ein sauberes und gutes Exemplar, doch sind zwei Tafeln von einem Wasserfleck am unteren linken Rand betroffen (jeweils nur am Rand der Beschriftung, nicht im Bild selbst) und einige Seiten leicht fingerfleckig, jedoch ebenfalls nicht auf den Lichtdrucken selbst. Außerdem ist die rechte obere Ecke im kompletten Exemplar mit einem leichten Knick versehen, der aber nicht bis zum Bildrand geht. Der Einband nur leicht berieben. Siehe Foto. Wenn Sie weitere Informationen wünschen....

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        Vasilisa Prekrasnaya

      St. Petersburg: The Department for the Production of State Documents [Expeditsii Zagotovleny Gosudarstvennukh], 1903. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good Minus. Hauntingly beautiful chromolithographic images by Ivan Biliban. 4to, measuring 32 by 26 cm, and 12 pp., featuring eight chromolithographs in addition to front cover and the rear cover vignette. Four of the chromos within are full page. In addition, there is the chromo decorative borders, very much a part of the integral whole. This work is part of a series of indigenous fairy tales the Russian government commissioned Bilibin to illustrate. To do so Bilibin paid meticulous care to actual traditional costume, architecture and decor. The work cemented Bilibin's renown, which was also built on stage design. The front cover is soiled and has a minor closed tear in the right margin. Minor flake loss along the joint.

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        VASILISA THE BEAUTIFUL

      St. Petersburg : DEPT. for the Production of State Documents, 1903. Libro. Illus. by IVAN BIBILIN. come nuovo. brossura. prima edizione. 4° - da 28 a 38 cm. The Department for the Production of State Documents [Expeditsii Zagotovleny Gosudarstvennukh], St. Petersburg, 1903. Wraps. Condizione libro: Very Good Minus. First Edition. Hauntingly beautiful chromolithographic images by Ivan Biliban. 4to, measuring 32 by 26 cm, and 12 pp., featuring eight chromolithographs in addition to front cover and the rear cover vignette. Four of the chromos within are full page. In addition, there is the chromo decorative borders, very much a part of the integral whole. This work is part of a series of indigenous fairy tales the Russian government commissioned Bilibin to illustrate..

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        ERAGNY PRESS] THE DESCENT OF ISHTAR

      Hammersmith: Eragny Press, 1903. Limited Edition, one of 226 copies.. Hard Cover. 12mo. Lucien and Esther Pissarro. Bound as issued in blue paper spine with green “daisy” patterned paper over boards; printed label on the front board; frontispiece designed by White and engraved by Esther Pissarro and borders and initials designed by Lucien Pissarro; tissue guards at frontispiece and printers mark; printed in black, red and green with the Brook type this is a charming production; this copy is in remarkable condition for what are notoriously fragile books; contents clean and binding remains tight; light rubbing to the extremities only. Genz EP19.

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        Atlas der Heilpflanzen des Praelaten Kneipp

      . W. Wunderling Verlag, Regensburg, 1903. 186 S. mit 1 chromolithogr. Titel, 1 chromolithogr. Widmungsblatt, 1 Bl. Vorwort und 331 chromolith. Tafeln vin Margarethe Fürstin von Turn und taxis, original farbig illustr. Prachteinband mit goldgeprägtem Titel in original Schuber. - frisches Exemplar/Nissen, BBI 1008 n./Erste Ausgabe/Die Pflanzen sind alphabetisch nach ihrer lateinischen Bezeichnung geordnet -

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 17. XI. 1903.. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.. An Landesanstalten-Verwalter Josef Haier: "Ich bin Ihnen sehr dankbar für Ihre freundlichen Zeilen und für die interessanten Mitteilungen über das Verhältnis unserer Väter und unserer Familien zueinander. Ich habe den Namen Ihres Herrn Vaters natürlich in meinem Elternhause sehr oft nennen gehört und war überrascht und erfreut zu hören, dass Ihre Frau Mutter noch lebe [...] Ich habe mich in den letzten Jahren ausschließlich mit Wandmalerei, Mosaik und Kunstgewerblichem befaßt. Was ich malte geht über die Stücke nicht hinaus. Solche auszustellen halte ich aber für unrichtig. Meine Entwürfe für den Gebrauch der Hofoper sind nicht darstellungsfähig, da ich ihnen nur die Stellung von Hülfsmitteln zuerkenne, nicht aber einen Selbstzweck und ein Eigenleben [...]".

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        Funny Frolics

      London: John F. Shaw & Co, Ltd,, [c. 1903]. Octavo. Original red cloth-backed drab card wrappers, front cover with chromolithograph and titles and border in black, title page printed in red and black and with illustration by Frank M. Williamson. Tipped-in chromolithographic frontispiece and 3 other colour images, illustrations in the text in black and white. Title inscribed in pencil to backstrip, wrappers lightly rubbed and with a few minor creases and nicks. An excellent copy. A scarce title in an even scarcer edition. OCLC records two copies published in 1903 by a different publisher, Ernest Nister, but shows no record of this particular imprint, nor do Horne and Peppin & Micklethwait. This edition was published at the peak of Wain's carreer, in the early twentieth century, when he was producing a staggering 600 drawings of his famous anthropomorphic cats a year, a feat which eventually drove him to madness.

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        "Marienlyst". Park mit ansteigendem Weg, der auf eine klassizistische Villa zuführt.

      . Aquarell und Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, links unten bezeichnet und datiert "Marienlyst. 9. Sept. 1903.". 34,7:24,7 cm. In den Ecken Nagellöchlein, vereinzelt winzige schwarze Farbspritzer. Provenienz: Sammlung Blucke, Dresden, nicht bei Lugt. Die bewegte und sichere Zeichenführung mit dem akzentuierten frischen Farbauftrag verweist auf das Talent der Künstlerin.. Die Landschafts- und Architekturmalerin, Lithographin und Holzschneiderin verbrachte ihre Jugend in Petersburg. Sie war Schülerin von P. Graeb (1842-1892) in Berlin. Obwohl ihr bereits 1881 anläßlich einer Ausstellung des Vereins der Künstlerinnen in Berlin ein Preis verliehen wurde, studierte sie wohl erst danach in Dresden bei P. Baum (1859-1932). Anschließend blieb sie in Berlin ansässig. Studienreisen unternahm sie an die Nord- und Ostsee, nach Holland, Österreich, in die Schweiz, Dänemark und nach Oberitalien. Weitere Ausstellungsteilnahmen folgten in Berlin, Hannover, Hamburg und Bremen. Die Staatliche Gemäldesammlung in Kassel besitzt einige Werke der Künstlerin. Wahrscheinlich handelt es sich hier um Schloß Marienlyst, das auf der Insel Seeland in Dänemark steht. Es wurde 1588 als königliches Lustschloß erbaut und, ursprünglich ein einfacher Pavillon, 1760 im klassizistischen Stil umgebaut und erweitert. Christian VII. schenkte es anschließend Juliane von Braunschweig, der zweiten Frau und Witwe seines Vaters. Nach 1858 wurde es als Badehotel genutzt. Heute sind in Marienlyst ein Museum und eine Kunstgalerie untergebracht.

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        THE LOUIS WAIN KITTEN BOOK

      London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, inscribed November 1903.. Printed by Edmund Evans at the Racquet Court Press (1903), 16mo, 74 x 74 mm, 3 x 3 inches, buff cloth with black and blue illustration of 2 kittens, lettered red on upper cover, lettered black on spine, top edges not coloured, 87 stiff card pages printed 1 side only, plus 2 pages of adverts, our title No. 2 in list of 4. 20 delightful full page coloured illustrations, all cats and kittens, most dressed, each facing rhyming couplet. Inscription on front endpaper, otherwise a very good plus clean tight copy of a scarce Wain title. Copies of this title turn up with 1904 printed on the title page and top edges blue. Others undated like ours sometimes have the publisher's street address, ours does not. The British Library and the National Library of Scotland hold undated copies with accession dates of 1903. Dale, No. 134 dated 1904; Necker, No.2091 (1903). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        CATALOGO DE LAS CAUSAS CONTRA LA FE SEGUIDAS ANTE EL TRIBUNAL DEL SANTO OFICIO DE LA INQUISICION DE TOLEDO

      Tipografía de la Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos 1903 - Madrid. 1903. 24X17. VI+1h+677Pág+ Apendice (suplemento) desde la 677Pág a 689Pág. Holandesa con puntas. prólogo de Vicente Vignau. El presente Catálogo contiene todas las personas que fuerón expuestas al mandato del tribunal de inquisición, muchos de ellos era por blasfemia, hechicería, calvinismo, francmasones, libros clandestinos, luteranos, etc. En la mayor parte de las personas que eran imputadas se indica las barbaries hechas al mismo. Muy rara Obra. Ref 1.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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