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        The Decameron of Boccaccio

      London - A. H. Bullen, 1903. London - A. H. Bullen, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. J. M. Rigg's translation of this medieval allegory by Giovanni Boccaccio. Illustrated throughout by Louis Chalon with twelve engraved plates. Similar to the Canterbury Tales, it is a series of one hundred tales set within a narrative frame. The stories range from the erotic, to the comedic, to the tragic. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In brown cloth bindings. Externally, sound, though with some marks and some bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, and generally clean, though with some spotting to the first and last few pages as usual. Overall: VERYGOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Das Vermächtnis des Admirals. Mit 68 Holzschnitten nach Originalzeichnungen.

      Sam. Lucas, ca., 1903.. Sammlung der besten Jugendschriften des Auslandes. 311 Seiten. Goldgeprägter, illustrierter, roter Einband, Ornamente im Vorsatz gebundene Ausgabe. Leider befindet sich das Buch in keinem guten Zustand, Fast alle Seiten sind in kleinen Blöcken gelöst, sind aber vollständig, einige Seiten finger- bzw. altersfleckig, Cover bestossen, auf der Rückseite stark berieben, Namenseintrag, seltene Ausgabe

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        With Kitchener in the Soudan

      London - Blackie & Son, 1903. London - Blackie & Son, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of prolific novelist G. A Henty's adventure novel. 'With Kitchener in the Soudan' is the story of the British military expedition under Lord Kitchener and the subsequent destruction of the Mahdi's followers. With illustrated frontispiece and black and white plates by William Rainey. Condition: In a red pictorial cloth binding with gilt lettering. Externally, smart with minor shelfwear and marks. Spine is sunned and a little cocked. Rear hinge a little strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are verybright and clean. Partially removed Boy's Brigade bookplate to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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        New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh CarlyleIn Two Volumes

      London and New York - John Lane, 1903. London and New York - John Lane, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An insightful set of letters and memorials from notable letter-writer of the Victorian era, Jane Welsh Carlyle. Featuring several plates, including a coloured frontispiece to each volume. G. B. Tennyson describedJane Carlyleas One of the rare Victorian wives who are of literary interest in their own right. . . to be remembered as one of the great letter writers (in some respects her husbands superior) of the nineteenth century is glory beyond the dreams of avarice. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In original cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, both volumes are very lightly rubbed with some fading and small labelto the spines. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound, bright and generally clean, with only some light spotting to the first and last pages. Library bookplates to the front pastedown and front free endpaper to each volume. Booksellers label to the rear pastedown to each volume. Overall: GOOD..

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

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

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        Neues Land, Vier Jahren in Arktischen GebietenIn Two Volumes

      nbsp;Liepzig - F. A. Brockhaus, 1903. nbsp;Liepzig - F. A. Brockhaus, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A fascinating set of accounts into the four year Arctic expedition undertaken by renowned Norwegian explorer, Otto Neumann Knoph Sverdrup. First edition, written in German. Featuring hundreds of photographic plates, one coloured map and sixfolding coloured maps. Collated complete. Sverdup iscommonly knownfor his discovery of the islands to the west of Ellesmere Island, namely Axel Heiberg, Amund Ringnes and Ellef Ringnes, collectively known as the Sverdrup Islands. In adopting Inuit methods, Sverdrup and his crew were able to chart a total of 260,000square kilometres - more than any other polar exploration. The area was famously mapped by his topographer, Gunnar Isachsen. Upon Sverdrup's return in Norway, he was treated as a national hero. Complete in two volumes and uniformly bound in their original pictorial cloth bindings with gilt lettering. Condition: In original brown pictorial cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines and front boards. Externally, both volumes are lightly rubbed and with some gentle wear to the extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound and bright throughout. Mostly clean, aside from the occasional spot and handling mark. Previous owner's signature neatly inscribed in ink to the endpaper of volume one, as well as a numbered label to the front free endpaper of volume two. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Ueber das Verhalten des Protoplasmas bei monocentrischen Mitosen

      Stuber, Wurzburg 1903 - First edition. Offprint. Edmund B. Wilson stamp front wrapper. Some splitting to spine, tear to front wrapper, else very good. Theodor Boveri 1862-1915 German biologist.*"Boveri's work with sea urchins showed that it was necessary to have all chromosomes present in order for proper embryonic development to take place. This discovery was an important part of the Boveri?Sutton chromosome theory. His other significant discovery was the centrosome (1888), which he described as the especial organ of cell division. Boveri also discovered the phenomenon of chromatin diminution during embryonic development of the nematode Parascaris." Wikipedia* [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Published by Longmans, Green & Co., 1903. Published by Longmans, Green & Co., 1903. 1st thus edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. New edition. Slight fading to spine. Some wear to corners and edges. Binding is nice and tight. A few light margin marks and a couple of small page margin tears. A lovely copy of the 1st of this new edition. [S]

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        The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau

      London - Privately Printed for Members of the Aldus Society, 1903. London - Privately Printed for Members of the Aldus Society, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited 'Edition de Luxe', being number 1001/1250, privately printed for members of the Aldus Society. Illustrated with five plates to each volume including to frontispieces. In two volumes complete. The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death, even though Rousseau did read excerpts of his manuscript publicly at various salons and other meeting places. Condition: In buckram bindings. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities and the odd mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with odd handling marks and slight offsetting to pages 22/23 to volume one. With institutional bequest labels to front pastedowns and blindstamp to title. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Assorted Volumes of The Fireside Dickens Collection

      nbsp;London - Chapman & Hall, Limited and Henry Frowde, 1903. nbsp;London - Chapman & Hall, Limited and Henry Frowde, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome collection of Charles Dickens novels, the fireside editions. The selection includes: Bleak House, Hard Times, Hunted Down, Holiday Romance & George Silverman's Explanation, A Tale of Two Cities, Dombey and Son, David Copperfield, The Pickwick Papers, Little Dorrit, Barnaby Rudge, The Old Curiosity Shop, Martin Muzzlewit, Oliver Twist, Our Mutual Friend, Nicholas Nickleby and Sketches by Boz. Fifteen volumes out of Twenty-two. All with illustrations throughout by 'Phiz' and Cruikshank. Charles Dickens is widely considered to be the greatest writer of the Victorian period. He became best known for 'The Pickwick Papers' in 1836 when it was first published. Condition: In full cloth decorative bindings. Externally, generally smart with bumping and shelfwear to all volumes. A number of hinges are strained. There is the odd mark to a number of boards. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. There is foxing to all endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        James Orrock, R. I. Painter, Connoisseur, Collector

      London - Chatto and Windus, 1903. London - Chatto and Windus, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An insightful biographical work, exploring the work and life of James Orrock. Limited edition, only five-hundred copies printed of which this is number four-hundred and seventy-eight. Featuring eighty-eight plates. James Orrock was a prominent Scottish collector of art and oriental ceramics, illustrator and landscape watercolourist. He was the son of an Edinburgh dentist and was educated in medicine, surgery, and dentistry at Edinburgh University, after which he practised as a dentist in Nottingham. Orrock studied painting under James Ferguson, William L. Leitch, and John Burgess, later enrolling at the Nottingham School of Design. He settled in London by 1866, becoming an associate of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours in 1871, exhibiting at the Royal Scottish Academy and Royal Academy. Volume one of the original two. Condition: In original cloth binding, with smart gilt design. Externally, sound, with very light marks to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from some spotting to the first and last pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Jean Goujon

      London - Duckworth and Co., 1903. London - Duckworth and Co., 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A limited edition printed on antique paper being number 129/250 of Jean Goujon His Life and Work by Reginald Lister with an introduction by S. Arthur Strong. Illustrated with twenty plates of his work, many of which are photogravure. First edition. Jean Goujon (c1510-c1572) was a French Renaissance sculptor and architect. His most famous works are the sculptural decorations made in collaboration with Lescot for the western extension of the Louvre, 1555-62. Published by Duckworth and Co. Founded in 1898 by Gerald Duckworthas an independent British publisher. It was important in the development of English literature in the first half of the twentieth century, being the publisher of figures such as Virginia Woolf (Gerald Duckworth's half-sister), W. H. Davies, Anthony Powell, John Galsworthy and D. H. Lawrence. Previous owner's ink inscription dated 1905 to front free endpaper and bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In quarter cloth with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with scattered foxing and occasional handling marks, offsetting to front free endpaper from bookplate. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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

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

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        The History of Lumsden's Horse

      London , New York and Bombay - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1903. London , New York and Bombay - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A history of The Corps of Lumsden and their time served in South Africa, with manyportraits, illustrations and a fold out map of part of South Africa showing the routes taken by Lumsden's Horse. First edition. Lieutenant-General Sir Harry Burnett Joe Lumsden (1821 - 1896) was a British military officer active in India. Lumsden joined the 59th Bengal Native Infantry in 1838, was present at the forcing of the Khyber Pass in 1842. He fought in the First and Second Sikh Wars, being wounded at Sobraon. In 1847 Lumsden was appointed to raise the Corps of Guides. The object of the new Corps, composed of horse cavalry and foot soldiers, was to provide trustworthy men to act as guides to troops in the field, and also to collect intelligence beyond as well as within the North-West frontier of India. The regiment was located at Mardan on the Peshawar border, and has become one of the most famous in the Indian army. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to front free endpaper and half title. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally sound but with wear to extremities, staining to boards, slight fading to spine and with splitting to cloth to front joint and slightly to rearand starting. Front hinge tender, rear strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with the odd spot and handling mark and slight age toning and spotting to front and rear blanks. Slight closed tear to front free endpaper and mapand slight loss to half title. Overall: FAIR.

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      London - Macmillan and Co., 1903. London - Macmillan and Co., 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive copy of Elizabeth Gaskell's well-known novel about the fictional town of Cranford. In a Relfe binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Illustrated throughout by Hugh Thomson, and with a preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Condition: In a full armorial calf binding. Externally, very smart. Internalyl, firmly bound. Ink inscription to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the odd patch of light foxing. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        The Ambassadors

      London Methuen & Co 1903. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Spine sunned and some marking to rear cover. Inner hinges cracked First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 458pp, 38pp ads.

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        The Story of King Arthur and His Knights, The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions, The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903-1910.. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903-1910. First editions of each volume. Octavo, uniformly bound in full burgundy morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, spines tooled and gilt titles, five raised bands, top edge gilt. Each volume has the original cloth bound in at rear. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase.Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle. The Story of King Arthur and His Knights first appeared in St. Nicholas Magazine in 1902-1903. Howard Pyle's tales and illustrations were and remain very popular and widely printed.

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        The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston & New York - (1903). The Concord Edition, complete in 12 volumes, illustrated with photogravures. Octavo three-quarter maroon morocco; spines with 5 raised bands and gilt devices in compartments. Minor rubbing at tips else a fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works Of Rabelais

      London - Gibbings and Company, 1903. London - Gibbings and Company, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated set of Rabelais novels with a black and white plate to frontispiece of each volume and numerous illustrations throughout. In three volumes complete. The museum edition with a decorative half title. Franois Rabelais (c. 1494 - 9 April 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is Gargantua and Pantagruel. The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel is a connected series of five novels written in the 16th century by Franois Rabelais. It is the story of two giants, a father (Gargantua) and his son (Pantagruel) and their adventures, written in an amusing, extravagant, satirical vein. The text features much crudity, scatological humour, and violence. Lists of explicit or vulgar insults fill several chapters. The censors of the Sorbonne stigmatised it as obscene, and in a social climate of increasing religious oppression, it was dealt with with suspicion, and contemporaries avoided mentioning itWith a life and critical essay tofront of first volume. Condition: In quarter cloth bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with bumping and wear to extremities and slight marks to boards. Internally, binding slightly strained. With slight marginal age toning to pages but generally clean butwith the odd mark and foxing to endpapers only. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Avant et apres. (Faksimile)

      O. O. o. V., o. J.. Vollständiges Faksimile des handschriftlichen Originalmanuskripts von 1903. Großformat, 22,5 x 30,5 cm. Karton. 213 S., handschriftlich nummeriert, mit 2 Skizzen im Text, 8 ganzseitigen Zeichnungen und 19 eingeklebten Tafeln, schwarzweiß. Eingefügter faksimilierter Papierstreifen. Originalgetreu faksimiliert mit japanischen Drucken auf Vorsatz vorn und hinten und Dürers "Ritter, Tod und Teufel" aufgeklebt auf Einband hinten. Ohne Titelblatt wie im Original dieser letzten, autobiografischen Schrift Gaugins, die erstmals 1918 in dieser Weise faksimilert bei Kurt Wolff in Leipzig in einer limitierten Auflage von 100 Exemplaren erschien. - Das vorliegende Exemplar entspricht der Wolff-Ausgabe in jedem Detail, ist aber nicht nummeriert. Eventuell zusätzliches Druckexemplar, da keine weitere Auflage erwähnt ist. . Rücken mit Bleistift beschrieben ("Gauguins") und oben in Kanten beidseits eingerissen (hinten 11, vorn 6 cm), dekoratives Ex Libris (Georg Reinhart) sonst tadellos.

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        Mors lilla Olle och andra visor af A.T. Bilder av Elsa Beskow

      Skoglund, Stockholm 1903 - No year, but should be 1903. Front and back cover with somewhat worn edges. Spine worn at upper and lower edge. The inside is in very good condition. 20 pages, unnumbered. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire ... A new edition with notes. By Dean Milman, M. Guizot, and Sir William Smith. New impression"

      London: John Murray, 1903. London: John Murray. 1903. "8 volumes, 8vo, neat and clean half maroon calf, gilt-decorated spines in 6 compartments, morocco labels in 2; engraved frontispiece, 11 folding maps (4 hand-colored in outline, 1 other printed in color), fine throughout."

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        Das bayerische Inn-Oberland. Organ des historischen Vereins Rosenheim. Jahrgänge 2-8, 13-22, 24, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 45 (1903-1985). Dazu Registerband für Jahrgänge 1-40. Zus. 32 Jahrgänge.,

      Rosenheim, Rappel, 1903-1985. - 24 x 17 cm. Mit vielen Abb. *Die frühen Ausgaben sind recht selten. - Jahrgang 2 ohne das erste Heft. Sauber und sehr gut erhalten, die kartonierten Bände mit kleinem Aufkleber auf den Frontdeckeln. Unbenutztes Archivexemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Die frühen Jahrgänge (bis 22) gebunden in 3 Sammelbänden, der Rest in den kartonierten Orig.-Umschlägen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Ivan Turgenieff

      Boston and New York: The Jefferson Press/ Charles Scribner's Sons. Boston and New York: The Jefferson Press/ Charles Scribner's Sons. 5th Edition or later Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Beautiful, finely bound early set of Turgenev's works. Translated from the Russian by Isabel F. Hapgood. Complete in seven volumes and includes all of Turgenev's major works: Virgin Soil, A Reckless Character and Other Stories, Spring Freshets and Other Stories, Smoke, The Brigadier and Other Stories, On the Eve, First Love and Other Stories, The Jew and Other Stories, The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories, Fathers and Children, Memoirs of a Sportsman, A Nobleman's Nest, Rudin: A Romance, A King Lear of the Steppes, and Phantoms and Other Stories. 
 Boston and New York: The Jefferson Press/ Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903-1904. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter burgundy crushed morocco by Brentano's, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Seven volumes. An outstanding set in fine condition. Handsome, early leatherbound sets by the Russian master are quite rare.

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

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

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        May, Karl., Erzgebirgische Dorfgeschichten. Karl May's Erstlingswerke. Autorisierte Ausgabe.

      Dresden, Belletristischer Verlag, 1903. . O-Leinen mit Deckelbild und floraler Ornamentik, Besitzerstempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Buchblock ein wenig schief gelesen, Kapitale und Buchecken mit leichten beschädigungen. 648 Seiten, 12 Vignetten. Erste Buchausgabe - Plaul 372.1. DB 118.. Aus Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gerne weitere Abbildungen zu.

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        The Call of the Wild

      Macmillan, New York 1903 - First printing, 1903, hardcover with decorative green cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 231pp., illustrated in color. Book VG with mild edgewear and rubbing, binding just tender, text has some spots of foxing to margins but is unmarked with handsome gilt to top edge of text block. DJ fair with some portions of spine missing, hinges split, held together in protective mylar wrap. See photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans, 1903. Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans, 1903. 1st Edition. Very good copy bound in full leather. Gilt blocking to spine with raised bands. Minor dulling and rubbing evident to spine and panel edges as with use and age. Some scuffs and scratches to boards, with a small white stain mark to the front panel. Gilt-stamped borders to front and rear panels. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. . Rare. This large format leatherbound cash book contains members names and accounts of dues from 1903-1906 for the Clan Fraser no. 78 Order of Scottish Clans in San Francisco. 250 double pages [500p.], 42 x 28cm. Subjects: Scottish clans -- Scotland -- Emigration -- San Francisco, United States -- Early 20th century -- History - original archives.

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        On the 'Polar Star' in the Arctic Sea. 2 volume set

      London Hutchinson and Co 1903. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Chips to spine ends. Inner rear hinge of volume I cracked. Both volumes contents firm and bright. Teg. Ex.-lib. Cruising Association with minimal internal marking First English translated edition Black/gilt hardback cloth cover 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). 702pp. 212 illustrations in text, 16 full page photogravure plates, 2 panoramas and 5 maps. 'With the statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the sledge expedition to 86 34' north and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli upon his return to the Bay of Teplitz.'.

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        The Burlington Magazine. 52 issues of the magazine from 1903-1945 (mostly pre-1920)

      London,The Burlington Magazine 1903 - The Burlington Magazine is a monthly academic journal that covers the fine and decorative arts. Established in 1903, it is the longest running art journal in the English language. 52 issues of the magazine in conditions ranging from Fair to Good, mostly Good. 4to. 1903 SEPT/OCT. 1907 APRIL, JULY, AUG, SEPT, OCT, DEC. 1908 JAN, FEB, MARCH. 1909 JULY SEPT, OCT, DEC. 1910 APRIL, MAY JUNE, OCT, NOV. 1911 FEB, MARCH, MAY, JULY, NOV, DEC. 1912 OCT (NO COVER) 1913 JAN, JUNE. 1916 NOV. 1917 NOV. 1918 MAY. 1919 JUNE, JULY, AUG, SEPT, OCT. 1922 MARCH, AUG, NOV, DEC. 1923 JAN, FEB, MARCH, JUNE, JULY, SEPT. 1915 FEB. 1934 APRIL. 1937 FEB. 1938 OCT. 1945 MARCH. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Abudraham, Male Tuv Ta'am Nekhmad Misafa Veshaham. PLUS Sefer Mate Ephraism/ .Issachar / Sefer Hanhagat Adam miSefer Mora miKodesh

      Ha'almana Vea'akhim meHARSHAK [widow and Brothers of Rabbi Shlomo Kaidenover]/ Schriftgeisser 1877/1878 // Levin Epstein 1901/ Schrieftgisser 1889/ Mordechai Zederboim 1903, Warsaw / Peyetrkov - Paper yellowed. Discreet very old rubber stamp impression of Alter Yaakov Meir Brisman Av Beit Din, Lodz, on corner of first title page. You have here five books bound together, All but the last printed in Warsaw. Various dates and authors. Very old half leather binding with some gilt lettering etc on spine. bottom two inches of spine strip reinforced with black tape. Book and binding are solid and intact. 200 + 88 + 63 +113 + 15 pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Form & Farbe im Fla¨chenschmuck

      Stuttgart.: Julius Hoffman., No date. Ca. 1903.. 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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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("A. Sommerfeld").

      Aachen, 11. X. 1903.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An den namentlich nicht genannten Physiker Stefan Meyer (1872-1949), ein bedeutender Schüler Boltzmanns und Pionier der Erforschung der Radioaktivität, später Leiter des international renommierten Wiener Institut für Radiumforschung: "Indem ich Ihnen für Ihre neuliche freundliche Zuschrift bestens danke, übersende ich anbei mein Manuskript nebst Figuren. Ich hoffe, dass die Arbeit den gewünschten Umfang von ½ Bogen nicht oder nicht wesentlich überschreitet und werde Ihnen sehr dankbar sein, wenn sie [!] deren Aufnahme in die Festschrift noch bewirken können [...]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Denkwürdigkeiten eines Nervenkranken nebst Nachträgen und Anhang: unter welchen Voraussetzungen darf eine für geisteskrank erachtete Person gegen ihren Willen in einer Heilanstalt festgehalten werden

      Leipzig Mutze, 1903.. 21 x 14cm, Halbleder, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, alter Namenszug auf Titel, erste Seiten oben mit Resten alter Feuchtigkeitsflecken; XV, 1 Bl., 516 S., 2 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen. extrem selten! Angeblich soll die Familie gleich die Auflage aufgekauft haben, um sie aus dem Verkehr zu ziehen. Schreber (1842-1911) war Senatspräsident beim Königlichen Oberlandesgericht Dresden und Sohn von Daniel Gottlob Moritz Schreber, dem Autor der weitverbreiteten "Ärztlichen Zimmergymnastik" und (Mit-) "Erfinder" der Schrebergärten. Dieses Buch gehört zu den wenigen Autobiographien eines wahnkranken Menschen (Schreber war bis zu seinem Tode in der Anstalt Dösen bei Leipzig untergebracht). Es veranlaßte Sigmund Freud zu seiner eigenen Veröffentlichung zum Problem der Paranoia (Psychoanalytische Bemerkungen über einen autobiographisch beschriebenen Fall von Paranoia; 1911). Elias Canetti hat ihm zwei Kapitel in "Masse und Macht" gewidmet. In jüngster Zeit ist viel zu der Frage publiziert worden, ob der Sohn wegen der Erziehungsmethoden des Vaters wahnkrank geworden sei (Schatzman, Die Angst vor dem Vater 1974; Israels, Schreber, Vater und Sohn 1989; Niederland, The Schreber Case 1974). NORMAN F157

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Am Osning]
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        Hölzels Rassentypen des Menschen. Unter Mitwirkung von F. Heger ausgewählt und bearbeitet von Franz Heiderich, gemalt von Friedrich Beck.

      (Wien, Hölzel ca. 1903).. 2 Bände und Begleitheft. Mit 64 mont. farblithograph. Tafeln. HLwd. d. Zt. Folio.. Über KVK nur das Begleitheft nachweisbar. - Die eindrucksvollen Tafeln mit ethnographischen Darstellungen aus aller Welt (2 Abteilungen für Asien, je 1 Abteilung für Afrika, bzw. Amerika, Australien, Polynesien) und einer extensiven Exploration europäischer Völker, welcher ein seperater Band gewidmet ist. Die Vorlagen enstammten dem k.u.k ethnographische Abteilung des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien und wurden aufwendig durch die Herstellung von Originalaquarellen produziert. (Vgl. Beiheft). Heger war Regierungsrat am Naturhist. Museum Wien und Direktor der dortigen anthropologisch-ethnographischen Abteilung. Heiderich wirkte als wissenschaftlicher Leiter der kartographischen Anstalt Hölzel und Bearbeiter zahlreicher schulgeographischer Werke. - Die Sammlung erschien zuerst auf Schulwandtafeln im Format 98 x 78 cm; je 4 Tafeln mit jeweils 8 Köpfen zu europäischen und außereuropäischen Typen. Wohl für den einfacheren Gebrauch wurden die Darstellungen noch einmal einzeln produziert und wie hier vorliegend in zwei Bänden mit jeweils 32 Köpfen herausgegeben. Die außereuropäischen Typen mit gedruckter Bezeichnung am unteren Rand der Darstellung, die europäischen Typen mit handschriftl. Bezeichnung. Der Band der Europäer mit einem gedruckten Titel "Hölzels Rassentypen des Menschen" sowie jede Tafel mit einem Vorschaltblatt mit gedruckter Bezeichnung und Nummerierung; die Außereuropäer mit 4 Vorschaltblättern für die jeweiligen Abteilungen. - Einbandecken und Rückenenden mit Filmoplaststreifen, wenige Tafeln etwas braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Maria Morewna (russisch).

      St.-Petersburg, Izdanie Ekspedizii zagotowlenija Gosudarstwennyh bumag, 1903.. 4°. 12 S. Mit farb. Illustr. von Iwan Bilibin. Farb. illustr. vordere Orig.-Umschlagblatt.. Schug 2731. - Erste Ausgabe. Russisches Märchen. - Mit kleinem handschrift. Besitzereintrag auf der ersten Umschlagseite. Das hintere Umschlagblatt fehlt. Rücken mit Kleberresten. Bindung gelockert. Seiten etwas gebräunt. (Sprache: Russisch / Russian)

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Skazki (transliterated)

      S.-Peterburg: Izd-vo ekspedicii zagotovlenija gos. bumag 1903 - *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced by 10% until Sunday, May 3. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! (sale item) first edition, small folio, 12 pp., original decorated paper wrappers, profusely illustrated throughout in full color, former owner's name to cover, disbound but still good. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        The Modern Carpenter and Joiner and Cabinet-Maker: A Complete Guide to Current Practice. Eight volume set

      London The Gresham Publishing Co 1903. G : in Good condition without dust jackets. Contents VG but some spotting and marking to boards, though colours to frontal design are still bright Reprint Original art nouveau decorated green hardback cloth covers 350mm x 250mm (14" x 10"). 458pp + plates.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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      A & C Black , 1903. A & C Black , 1903. First edition, variant with 8pp of terminal adverts unrecorded by McIlvaine. Original red cloth with pictorial design in black, blue and pink and lettered to the spine in gilt. A near fine copy, with just a hint of fading to the cloth on the spine, but bright and crisp with no wear to the enamel and gilt design. An unusually well preserved example of Wodehouse's second book. Eight back and white plates by R. Noel Pocock. McIlvaine A2a1 (variant)

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne

      [London], 1903. [London], 1903. (HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL) 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches. Pencil on artist's board, signed in upper right corner ("Edmund J. Sullivan '03"). Matted and framed . A virtuso performance by Edmund Joseph Sullivan, a painter, watercolorist, draughtsman, lithographer, engraver, art critic and teacher. His early association with The Daily Graphic launched his fame and established him "as one of the foremost illustrators of his time, although eclipsed by Rackham and Dulac. He was a superb draughtsman, especially in chalks and had a strong and inventive imagination" - House, p. 470. A superb character study of the the young Hawthorne, leaning against a mantlepiece, a quill in hand, beneath a portrait of Washington

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Schwesterlein Aljonuschka, Brüderlein Iwanuschka. Das weisse Wildentchen. (Russisch).

      St.-Petersburg, Izdanie Ekspedizii zagotowlenija Gosudarstwennyh bumag, 1903.. 4°. 12 S. Mit farb. Illustr. von Iwan Bilibin. Farb. illustr. vordere Orig.-Umschlagblatt.. Schug 2732. - Cotsen 1217. - Erste Ausgabe. - Das hintere Umschlagblatt fehlt. Rücken mit Leinenkleber. Bindung gelockert. Seiten etwas gebräunt. (Sprache: Russisch / Russian)

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The Tale of Peter Rabbit [Peter Rabbit First Series Number One]

      London: Frederick Warne and Co, No date stated [1903 actual]. London: Frederick Warne and Co, No date stated [1903 actual]. First Edition, Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Good/[No dustjacket]: A generally presentable copy. All notable faults: Lightly shaken, light pulling of the lower hinge, moderate wear at the edges of the backstrip, a few minor marks, one (repaired) tear on the title page, moderate to heavy creasing on the title page, moderate to heavy surface abrasions on the pages 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 20, 21, 58, 59, 66, 67 and the rear endpapers, chips to the gutter of pages 19/20 and the free rear endpaper and a few pen marks on the free front endpaper. Dustjacket not present. 15207. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, Sixth Printing [[Quinby 2 and Linder, page 421]].

      [Bookseller: Kirkland Books Ltd]
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        Gaspard de la Nuit. Fantaisie à la manière de Rembrandt et de Callot.

      Paris, Société d'éditions d'art "Le Livre et l'Estampe", 1903. - In-4°, XV-VI-214p. Edition illustrée de 50 eaux-fortes originales de J. Fontanez. Tirage total 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci un des 40 exemplaires sur Chine (deuxième papier après 25 Japon) contenant 2 états des illustrations et une planche refusée. Le bulletin de souscription a été relié en fin de volume. Exemplaire en excellente condition. Reliure plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs avec titre doré à froid, gardes marbrées, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Civilsachen . >> 101 Bände << ( ab Nr.1 - Neue Folge , die gleichzeitig auch Nr. 51 der Gesamtreihe ist + 9 Bände Generalregister ).

      Leipzig, Veit & Comp. ( W. de Gruyter & Co. ) 1903 bis 1934 1903 bis 1934. Format: 14,5 x 21,5 cm, insgesamt ca. 45.000 Seiten. Fest gebunden in Orig. Halbleder (ab Band 37 in Orig. Halbleinen) auf Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung. Leder bzw. Leinenecken. Band 1-33 leider mit klarer, leicht glänzender Schutzfolie überzogen, was in diesem Fall merkwürdigerweise überhaupt nicht häßlich wirkt; die Bände sehen im Gegenteil im eher noch besser aus . Schön marmorierte Deckel, die Marmorierung ändert sich im Laufe der Jahrzehnte ein wenig, behält aber den Farbton bei . Einige wenige Lederrücken etwas lädiert, alle innen super sauber. Kl. alter Besitzerstempel. Insg prima erhaltene Ausgabe, sehr dekorativer Gesamteindruck. *** Sonderangebot: dieses Antiquariat bietet ZVAB-Kunden einen Rabatt von 15% auf sämtliche Preise. Preis ohne Nachlass EUR: 1280,00. * >> Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Zivilsachen << Titel ab Bd. 7 . ** Zur ungefähren Erklärung der Numerierung: Neue Folge = 1. - 91. Band. bzw. der Gesamtreihe 51. bis 142. Band . Ergänzt durch neun Bände Generalregister für die Bände 51 - 140 , d.h. auch für Neue Folge, 1.- 91. Band. ). Die Numerierung ist sehr verwirrend . Bei Interesse rufen Sie uns an - oder kommen Sie vorbei! Attraktive Reihe ; mehr als drei Meter (!) schöne Rücken. ** Von 1903 bis 1934 komplett. Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Hrdina-Lenz-Hrdina PHV Verlag & Antiquar]
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        Odes From the Divan of Hafiz, Freely Rendered from Literal Translations

      New York: Privately Printed, 1903. New York: Privately Printed,, 1903. Quarto. Original vellum-backed Hollande boards, spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Covers marked, rubbed and somewhat scratched at the spine, slight spotting to some early and late leaves. Still a very good copy. First edition thus of the poems of Hafiz, the 14th century Persian mystic; one of 300 numbered small paper copies signed by Richard le Gallienne, from an edition of 335 copies privately printed for the author at the Heintzemann Press, Boston, in June 1903. Le Gallienne has added a personal inscription to the signature on the limitation leaf so that it reads, "from Richard Le Gallienne, to D." Odes from the Divan of Hafiz is the first book produced by Le Gallienne (once a prominent figure of London&#39;s decadent 1890s, a member with W. B. Yeats of the Rhymer&#39;s Club, a reader for Elkin Mathews, a collaborator with Aubrey Beardsley on the Yellow Book, and author of the once-popular "Quest for the Golden Girl") from the United States, after his emigration there due to the break-up of his marriage to Julie Norregard earlier that year. The binding is intriguing for being in a markedly Kelmscott style though produced in America, thanks to Le Gallienne&#39;s private printing directives in trying to take something of the English aesthetic with him. The text includes a lengthy introductory disquisition by Le Gallienne on the superiority of his poetical translation to the more "literal" translations of Colonel Wilberforce Clarke (Calcutta 1891) and John Payne (London 1901) (from whom he took his text), professing that he has, "by a literal unfaithfulness, achieve[d] the essential faithfulness" to the music and the epicurean spirit of Hafiz&#39;s original.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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