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        Jahres-Bericht [ Jahresbericht ] der Abteilung München der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft nebst Mitgliederverzeichnis, von 1902 bis einschl. 1917, zusammen 16 Jahresberichte. UND: Festschrift zum 25jährigen Bestehen der Abteilung München der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft, 30. Dezember 1912.

      München, 1903 - 1918 / München, 30. Dezember 1912.. Jeweils Original-Broschur, 8°, im Umfang von 20 bis 30 Seiten. 8 Hefte gelockt, alle Einbände leicht berieben und mit altem Bibliotheksstempel, Seiten nachgedunkelt aber sauber, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Lediglich zwei Hefte fehlen, die Jahresberichte der Abteilung München erschienen von 1903 bis 1930. Festschrift: Ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar, Original-Leinwand, 8°, 82 Seiten. Einband leicht berieben, Seiten sauber..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Roycroft Press] As You Like It

      Roycroft Press, East Aurora 1903 - 4to. Three-quarter teal crushed morocco, marbled boards, ornately gilt spine with raised bands. #100 of 100 Copies Only, Printed on Japan Vellum, Signed by Elbert Hubbard. Borders and designs by Samuel Warner and are hand-colored as issued. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Pharus-Atlas deutscher Städte : enthaltend die Pharus-Pläne von Aachen, Berlin, Bremen, Breslau, Coblenz, Cöln a. Rh., Darmstadt, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Kiel, Leipzig, Lübeck, Magdeburg, München, Stettin. Stuttgart ; mit illustrierten Bäder- Anzeigen, Führer, Hotel- Register etc. und einem Anhang der Stadtpläne von: Brüssel, London, Paris, Wien ; Sonderanhang Schweiz und Mitglieder- Verzeichnis des Internationalen Möbel- Transport- Verbandes .

      Hamburg : Deutsche Verl.-Ges., 1903.. gebundene Ausgabe. Deckel stellenweise berieben und an zwei Ecken leicht bestoßen, Papier mit einzelnen Gebrauchsspuren und stellenweise mit Altersspuren Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung.

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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      Printed in colour by hand from Japanese wood blocks. Comprising of 5 volumes of Japanese fairy tales, each 19.4 x 13.8 cm; bound with silk ties and printed on crepe paper. They are housed in the publisher's folding cloth case with pictorial lining and ivory clasps. Each book is in fine unread condition with the delicate silk ties intact. Each of the 5 volumes is hand-coloured with beautiful creped woodblock illustrations. Included are the following titles (all large paper copies): The Boy Who Drew Cats; The Goblin Spider; The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling; The Fountain of Youth and Chin Chin Kobakama. Case splitting at head of spine and a little faded; else a fine set.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Tristan. Sechs Novellen. Berlin, S. Fischer Verlag 1903. 4to. 2,264,7 S. Grüner Orig.-Leinenbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- u. Deckeltitel, geprägter Jugendstildekor auf Deckel, Kopfgoldschnitt.

      . . Erstausgabe. Tristan enthält einige Vorgriffe auf das ungleich berühmtere Hauptwerk seines Autors. Unübersehbar sind die Parallelen. Ein Einsamkeit und Frieden verheißendes Sanatorium in den Davoser Alpen. Die Liegekuren für Lungenkranke, die schrulligen Mitbewohner und die Winterausflüge in die Umgebung, all das greift der Welt des Zauberberg vor. Makelloses Exemplar, in diesem Zustand kaum mehr auffindbar. - Potempa B 2. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/4

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        Group of Three Autographed Letters Signed in Italian

      , 1903. 1903. unbound. Fine grouping of two autographed letters signed and one autographed note signed, circa 1903, all written to her American representative Mr. [Joseph] Smith, at the height of her difficulties with Italian playwright Gabriele d'Annunzio. In 1902, d'Annunzio's plays were ridiculed with cat calls and bad reviews even though Duse was said to have put on spectacular performances. In the same year, he published a book called "Il Fuoco" in which he exploited his love affair with Duse, causing public resentment so violent that her managers refused to continue to work with her. When it came time for her to tour North America, her American handlers were adamant that she not include d'Annunzio. One of the autographed letters is 2 pages, 8.25 x 5.25 inches, written to her American representative, translated, in part: "...Yesterday, as I was about to answer you, an unexpected communication changed my plans. Mr. [Ettore] Mazzanti is informed about everything, and he is coming to Florence to speak with you. I also wish to speak with you, and I will tell you what day I will be able to come into the city. Meanwhile I thank you and greet you with great esteem." (Mazzanti, a former fellow actor, would go on to represent Duse in her European endeavors and later serve as the executor of her estate.) The autographed note signed is 1 pages, 7.25 x 5.25 inches, Hotel Regina, Paris, translated in full: "Thank you for the good words. Thank you for the flowers. Sorry today is impossible but, perhaps tomorrow." The other autographed letter is 1 page, 9.5 x 6 inches, St. Louis, no date, but almost certainly October 1903, translated, in full: "Dear Mr. Smith - Please be patient and come to me for a moment." (When Duse wrote this letter, there is little doubt that Joseph Smith was at his wits end. Just weeks earlier he was in agreement with her European representatives that she should cut all ties with d'Annuzio -- a decision she was reluctant to make. On this particular tour of America, she insisted on limiting her repertoire to d'Annuzio's plays and due to this the season was a failure.) All three items are in very good condition. Controversial Italian actress who came to fame performing in Italian versions of roles made famous by Sarah Bernhardt. In contrast to Bernhardt's outgoing personality, which thrived on publicity, Duse was introverted and private, rarely giving interviews, preferring instead to let her artistic performances speak for themselves. She was involved for several years with playwright Gabriele d' Annunzio, both romantically and creatively.

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        Modes, Les. Revue mensuelle illustrée des Arts Décoratifs appliqués à la Femme

      Goupil & Cie., Paris 1903 - Gran folio, 4 vols. con un año en cada vol., de 450 pág. cada uno, en papel couché, sumamente ilustrado. Media piel, nervios, dorados. Se ofrecen los 4 años mencionados, a 900 euros cada año, de esta espléndida publicación mensual, sumamente ilustrada en todas sus páginas con fotografías de trajes y peinados femeninos, así como escenas de la vida social, acontecimientos mundanos, etc. Revistas. Moda. Feminismo. Francia. Magazines. Fashion. Feminisim. France.

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        Big Game Shooting and Travel in South-East Africa. An Account of Shooting Trips in the Cheringoma and Gorongoza Divisions of Portuguese South-East Africa and in Zululand - with chapters by Olive Schreiner and S. C. Cronwright-Schreiner

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903. First edition. 8vo. With frontispiece, folding map, and numerous illustrations from photographs. Original blue cloth, spine and upper board titled in gilt, upper board stamped in blind, t.e.g. Spine faded, some soiling to upper board, private library bookplate and stamp. Very good. Mendelssohn I, pp. 545-546 . Wide ranging and authoritative survey of sport in Southern Africa. Includes Olive Schreiner's important contribution, "Waste Land in Mashonaland," in which she advocates the establishment of a vast preserve "on a colossal scale"; together with the text of the Convention for the Preservation of Wild Animals, Birds, and Fish in Africa, signed in London in 1900

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        The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & 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 compass of these 1600 yeeres

      Maclehose 1903 - Maclehose, Glasgow 1903-5. 12 volumes. Limited Edition number 5 of 100 printed on hand-made paper with proofs of the illustrations on Japanese paper, plates and maps, some folding. Original binding of quarter gilt-decorated vellum with mid-blue cloth, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A few of the vellum bindings are slightly discoloured. All bindings very sound, pages exceptionally clean inside with all plates and maps in very good condition. End papers browned. No stamps or inscriptions. Arguably the most handsome edition of this fine work. FREE SHIPPING TO UK AND EU, for other locations please enquire for cost. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & 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

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons 1903 - First thus, one of a limited edition of 1000 copies. No jackets. Spines a bit faded, ink gift note on front flyleaf of first volume, front & end matter faintly foxed. 1903 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve hardcover volumes. lxxix, [i], 354, [1]; xi, [i], 486, [1]; xv, 484, [1]; xv, [i], 456, [1]; xv, [i], 511, [1]; xv, [i], 526, [1]; xvi, 465, [1]; xiv, 485, [1]; xv, [i], 472, [1]; xvii, [i]; 500, [1]; xvi, [i], 457, [1]; xiii, [i], 469 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Fold-out maps and engravings throughout text. A reissue of the second edition of Hakluyt's work advocating British colonization of North America, released from 1598-1600 in three foolscap folio volumes. This edition includes a publisher's note stating that facsimiles of the titles pages of the first and second editions are included, with some notes on how the revisions were treated. Also included are facsimiles of maps, most notably the map issued with, but often missing from, second editions of the work, believed to be the map referenced by Shakespeare in Twelfth Night. Hakluyt was a staunch promoter of a petition to James I for letters patent to colonize Virginia, which were granted to the London Company and Plymouth Company (collectively, the Virginia Company) in 1606. He lends his name to the Hakluyt Society, which publishes scholarly editions of primary records of voyages and travels. Reprint of Sabin 29596-29598. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & 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"

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1903. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First thus, one of a limited edition of 1000 copies. No jackets. Spines a bit faded, ink gift note on front flyleaf of first volume, front & end matter faintly foxed. 1903 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve hardcover volumes. lxxix, [i], 354, [1]; xi, [i], 486, [1]; xv, 484, [1]; xv, [i], 456, [1]; xv, [i], 511, [1]; xv, [i], 526, [1]; xvi, 465, [1]; xiv, 485, [1]; xv, [i], 472, [1]; xvii, [i]; 500, [1]; xvi, [i], 457, [1]; xiii, [i], 469 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Fold-out maps and engravings throughout text. A reissue of the second edition of Hakluyt's work advocating British colonization of North America, released from 1598-1600 in three foolscap folio volumes. This edition includes a publisher's note stating that facsimiles of the titles pages of the first and second editions are included, with some notes on how the revisions were treated. Also included are facsimiles of maps, most notably the map issued with, but often missing from, second editions of the work, believed to be the map referenced by Shakespeare in Twelfth Night. Hakluyt was a staunch promoter of a petition to James I for letters patent to colonize Virginia, which were granted to the London Company and Plymouth Company (collectively, the Virginia Company) in 1606. He lends his name to the Hakluyt Society, which publishes scholarly editions of primary records of voyages and travels. Reprint of Sabin 29596-29598."

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        Enorme collectie handschriften, typoscripten, drukproeven en krantenknipsels. 1928-1937.

      * Gevarieerde verzameling poëzie en (beschouwend) proza van een van de belangrijkste figuren uit het interbellum, bestaande uit meer dan 750 bladen handschrift, ongeveer 150 bladen typoscript, een tiental drukproeven, een halve meter krantenknipsels, vijf perskaarten, een visitekaartje en een originele röntgenfoto van het gebit van Greshoff. In vier archiefdozen.De collectie omvat handschriften en typoscripten van (aanzetten tot) boekbesprekingen, memoire-achtige stukken over letterkundige vrienden (waaronder Bloem, Van Schendel, Vestdijk) en vijanden (Boutens), Franse literatuur (Duhamel, Léautaud, Rolland, Verlaine), schilderkunst (zijn vriend Joseph Kutter) en internationale reizen. Voorts vroege en soms zeer afwijkende versies van gedichten, benevens een aantal ongepubliceerde gedichten. Daarnaast een afwijkende drukproef van Rebuten, met een afgekeurde houtsnede van John Buckland Wright. Verder een omvangrijk, hoogstwaarschijnlijk ongepubliceerd fragment van Greshoffs nooit verschenen roman Tien Mei 1903. Bovendien met leesaantekeningen, namen en adressen, titellijstjes ('De Taak der Pers', 'Bijbelkennis' en 'Tegen de Tweedehandsboeken' (!)) en een potloodtekening. Vanaf 1927 woonden Greshoff en zijn vrouw aan de Boulevard Auguste Reyers 130 in Brussel. Greshoff had toen weliswaar een aantal publicaties op zijn naam staan, maar schreef toch om den brode voor Het Vaderland, Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant, De Nieuwe Courant, Vrij Nederland, De Arnhemsche Courant, Groot Nederland, Den Gulden Winckel en Forum. In Afscheid van Europa (Den Haag/Rotterdam 1969) herinnert Greshoff zich over deze periode: 'Ik schreef ook in de onmogelijkste publikaties over de onmogelijkste onderwerpen als herenmode (ik, een allesbehalve modieus man), over grammofoonplaten (met een angstwekkend geringe kennis van muziek) en over nog veel meer waar ik geen verstand van had en nu na verloop van tijd nog minder van weet.' Daarnaast verscheen in deze periode van zijn hand een aantal (verzamel)bundels poëzie.Behalve de curieuze röntgenfoto van Greshoffs gebit anno 1937 omvat deze collectie de handschriften van een aantal noemenswaardige teksten: een tegen Boutens gekant artikel ('Macédoine d'Esprits') voor Groot Nederland, met de beginzin 'Dr. P.C. Boutens is verblind door de glans welke van de kleine Goebbels afstraalt.'; aanzetten, vroege versies en fragmenten van wat uiteindelijk de afdeling 'V Arthur van Schendel' zou worden in Greshoffs VW deel V; een zonderling interview met zichzelf, doorspekt met autobiografische herinneringen, dat begint met 'Ik heb Greshoff, die op een der Brusselsche buitenboulevards een klein, vriendelijk bovenhuis bewoont, voor dit onderhoud in verschillende café's ontmoet. Waar zou men de schrijver van "Dichters in het koffijhuis" trouwens beter ontmoeten kunnen?'; een leuke tekst over Vestdijks boekerij; en een ongepubliceerd cynisch gedicht uit 1928 waarin Bloem en Van Nijlen figureren, terwijl Achilles Mussche, die in 1927 debuteerde, enorm op de hak wordt genomen. Uitvoerig prospectus (6 p.) op aanvraag.

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        Principia Ethica

      Cambridge: at the University Press, 1903. Cambridge: at the University Press,, 1903. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, edges uncut. Light dampstains along lower fore edges of boards, spine ends and board edges a little rubbed, minor wear to fore edge of front board, endpapers lightly tanned. Otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. G. E. Moore (1873-1958) was critical of the dominant idealist metaphysics of the time. In this, his most famous book, he presents a new approach to ethical theory wherein 'analytical concern with the structure of ethical concepts is sharply separated from debates about the substance of morality' (ODNB). While the integrity of Moore's arguments remains much disputed, it cannot be argued that Principia Ethica greatly influenced 20th century moral philosophy. Connected to the original nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group through his membership of the Apostles, 'Moore was never himself a member … but if he took from them a profound, and perhaps exaggerated, sense of the value of friendship and art, they took from him the thought that lives dedicated to these values were indeed lives well spent. As Keynes later put it, Principia Ethica provided them with their "religion" (Keynes, 436)' (ODNB). Writing to Clive Bell in 1908, Virginia Woolf remarked, 'I am climbing Moore like some industrious insect, who is determined to build a nest on top of a cathedral spire'. This copy with the ownership inscription to front free endpaper of the educationalist and social activist Isabel Fry (1869-1958), while she was headmistress of the experimental Farmhouse School, Mayortorne Manor, Wendover.

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        April Twilights, poems by Willa Sibert Cather

      Boston: Richard G. Badger / The Gorham Press, 1903. Boston: Richard G. Badger / The Gorham Press. 1903. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1903. Hardcover with paper labels on the front cover and the spine in the rare original plain wax dust jacket, 52 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Fair dust jacket, previous owner has tipped and old column about Cather to the front flyleaf, slight waviness to the first couple of pages, some off-setting and tannish blotches to the rear endpapers, a bit of rubbing or wear to the tips of the book's covers, some loss to the paper spine-label, dust jacket is lacking the rear inner flap, wear to the dust jacket including creasing, tearing, and loss. Book is housed in removable mylar. Cather wrote most of this work while she was residing in Pittsburgh. We've never had a copy in the dust jacket before.

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      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 1903 - First edition, 4to, pp. xxxv, [1], 436; 40 sepia-toned heliogravure plates; original printed front wrapper bound in; ca. 1968-72 native Vietnamese full blue calf, gilt lettering on gilt-decorated spine; near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Schweiz. Photographische Blätter. 1. Jahrgang.

      Basel, Schweiz. photograph. Blätter, 1903. 4°, Fronti., 168 S. XXVI Tafeln m. Orig.-Photographien., zahlr. Textabb., Privat-HLwd. der Zeit., Schmuckvs., Berieben, Stempel auf Fronti., min. stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 539. Exemplar des Verbandes. Der Band vereint 12. Hefte des 1. Jahrgangs. Von den XXVI Tafeln sind 15 Originalphotographien v.: R. Birkhäuser, H. Boner, Oscar Bein, Ad. Ziegler, E. Lichtenhahn u. F. Dachselt. Mit zahlr. Werbungen der Zeit rund ums Photographieren.

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        Die Malereien der Katakomben Roms. Text u. Tafelband (2 Bde., compl.).

      Freiburg, Herder, 1903 - 2°, XIX (1) 596 S., 54 Textabb.; 2 Bl., 267 teilw. farb. Abb., Kart. u. HLwd.-Mappe, Bibliotheksschild a, Rücken. Titelbl. m. Stempel u. Sign., min fingerfleckig, jede Tafel ebenfalls gestempelt, einige Taf. mit kleine Randläsuren, insgesamt gebrauchspurig, min. fingerfleckig - gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe des seltenen und bis heute nicht überholten Grundlagenwerks. - Joseph Wilpert (1857-1944 in Rom), Priester, Christlicher Archäologe. Schon zu Beginn seiner Arbeit in den Katakomben erkannte Wilpert die Unzulänglichkeit der bis dahin umlaufenden Abbildungen, die er als Ursache der von ihm als falsch angesehenen Deutungen ausmachte. So stellte er sich die Veröffentlichung zuverlässiger Abbildungen als eine seiner Lebensaufgaben. In der Folgezeit nahm er daher über Jahre hinweg alle Strapazen auf sich, um in den engen Gängen der Katakomben vor den Originalen Fotografien und zuverlässige Kopien der Malereien herzustellen. Nachdem er eine Reihe von Einzeluntersuchungen, Fallstudien und grundsätzlichen Überlegungen vorab veröffentlicht hatte, konnte er 1903 das Ergebnis in zwei Foliobänden mit Abbildungen in einer bis dahin unerreichten und auf lange Zeit nicht übertroffenen Qualität, gleichzeitig in einer deutschen und einer italienischen Ausgabe, vorlegen. Wilpert hat sich stets um eine Deutung der Darstellungen bemüht, die sich streng an die erkennbaren Spuren hielt. Hierin hat er gegenüber seinen Vorgängern beachtliche Fortschritte erzielt. Doch blieb seine Interpretation frühchristlicher Kunstwerke als unmittelbare Verbildlichungen von kirchlichen Glaubensvorstellungen, die er wohl schon aus dem Unterricht an der Innsbrucker Universität mitgenommen hatte, davon unberührt. Dies und seine mit dem Gros der damaligen Christlichen Archäologen geteilte Tendenz, auch alltägliche Szenen einer biblischen Erzählung oder einem kirchlichen Brauch zuzuordnen, wurde schon zu seinen Lebzeiten von vielen Forschern abgelehnt. Seine viel zu frühe Datierung vor allem der Katakombenmalereien hatte ihn zu der Überzeugung gebracht, dass der Ursprung aller christlichen Kunst in Rom zu suchen sei. Diese Überzeugung führte ihn zu einer Abwertung der Kunsterzeugnisse der östlichen Reichshälfte, die, wie seine Datierungen auch, schon von manchen seiner Zeitgenossen korrigiert wurde. 22000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      New York: M. Walter Dunne, 1903. New York: M. Walter Dunne,, 1903. Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy & Verse. For the First Time Complete in English. With a Critical Preface by Paul Bourget of the French Academy and an Introduction by Robert Arnot, M. A. 17 volumes, octavo (226 × 150 mm). Original dark blue morocco, raised bands to spine, titles to spine gilt, double frames to boards gilt, diamond and fleur-de-lis pattern along spine and within board frames in red, dark beige, and gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, yellow morocco insets with gilt and coloured floral patterns to inside covers, gold and cream floral patterned silk liners, pale blue and beige watered silk liners. Text printed on japon vellum. Gilt and coloured half-titles, 68 hand-coloured lithographs and 69 black-and-white or sepia lithographs, all with captioned tissue guards, hand-coloured vignette headpieces throughout. Spines a bit darkened, edges of boards very gently rubbed, edges tanned, mild offsetting from turn-ins, occasional spotting to margins. Volume I title page loose; 2 plates loose in Volume VII. Otherwise an excellent set. One of 26 lettered sets of the luxuriously bound Edition Suprème, of which this is Letter F. An extensive collection the great French short story writer Maupassant (1850-93). An author of the naturalistic school, Maupassant's output was both abundant and varied and, apart from short stories, included novels, plays, literary essays, and travelogues.

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        The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

      London -Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1903. London -Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A nice example of the first in Holmes' Breakfast-Table series. First edition thus. With an introduction by Leslie Stephen. Bound by J. W. Meyerand Co. With a frontispiece showing a portrait of the author. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with some shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean but with an ownership signature to the front page and some marginal staining to the frontis. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Unge sjaele. Syv fortaellinger.

      . Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. og Kristiania [Oslo] 1903. 183 s. Fuldstaendig dugfri ubeskaret eksemplar indbundet med guldsnit foroven i smukt privat helskind med forfatternavnet og titlen indsat i anden farve skind pa henholdsvis ryg og forperm. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster 1942. [Henrik Park]. Indlagt i tilhörende kassette. Ryggen en anelse falmet i forhold til permerne. * Forfatterens debut..

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("J. Stark").

      Göttingen, 9. IX. 1903.. ½ S. 8vo.. An den Physiker Stefan Meyer (1872-1949), ein bedeutender Schüler Boltzmanns und Pionier der Erforschung der Radioaktivität, später Leiter des international renommierten Wiener Institut für Radiumforschung: "Vorige Woche habe ich an Sie eine Abhandlung 'Elektrischer Massentransport ...' für den Boltzmann-Band gesandt. Ich bitte Sie um gütige Mitteilung, ob Sie die Sendung erhalten haben [...]". - Johannes Stark hatte i. J. 1919 den Nobelpreis für Physik erhalten "für seine Entdeckung des Dopplereffekts bei Kanalstrahlen und der Zerlegung der Spektrallinien im elektrischen Feld" (Stark-Effekt).

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        First Report from the Select Committee on House of Commons (Ventilation). Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. Blue Book. Report and Recommendations. Together with Report on an Investigation of the Ventilation in the Debating Chamber. In two volumes

      06 - London - His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1903. 06 - London - His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting Edwardian report concerning the ventilation of the House of Commons. The first volume contains: First Report from the Select Committee on House of Commons (Ventilation): Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. Session 1902 (published in 1903); Report from the Select Committee on House of Commons (Ventilation): Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, Appendix and Index for 1902-1903 (1903); Report of the Select Committee on Ventilation, appointed by the House of Commons. Blue Book, 1903 (1904); and Report and Recommendations of the Committee Appointed to Investigate and Advise the First Commissioner of Works on the Question of Improving the Ventilation of the House of Commons (1906). The second volume contains: 'Report and Recommendations' (1905)and 'Report on an Investigation of the Ventilation of the Debating Chamber of the House of Commons' (1906), both by Dr. M. H. Gordon. 'Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty'. Featuring a folding plan of the basement airways, a folding longitudinal section of the Debating Chamber and photographic plates of a smoke test in the Debating Chamber. Witha number of tables and illustrations. In Royal College of Surgeons of England Library bindings, with occasional ink stamps of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Library. Condition: In cloth bindings from the Royal College of Surgeons of England Library. Externally, some shelfwear, with wear to top and tail of spine of first volume. Spine faded. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean, with just the odd handling mark. Ink shelfmark and ink withdrawal stamps to titlepages. Shelfmark labels to spines. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Seder Haggadah shel Pesach im perush Mishley Yaakov meHaMagid meDubna, Z.Tz.L. [=a righteous man of blessed memory] zeher gute pshotim un zise meshulim tzu verstehen di Agude muatak oif ivri taitch [etc. with four addtions, one by Rabbi Moshe of Voloshin. And the fourth addition being The Songs of Songs]

      Warsaw, Poland Warszawa 1903 - The date on the title page is 1891 but the censor's line, in Russian, on the verso of the title page is dated 1903. 32 leaves. One leaf has a tear that can be closed. 5 woodcuts. Some wine stains. 2 different rubber stamp impressions, in Hebrew, all of a previous owner, Rabbi S. (Shaul Leib) Morgenstern of Rajgrod, Illustrated. Yellowed paper. This copy is apparently not listed in Yudlov. It is similar to Yudlov 1840 of 1891 C.E. and Yudlov 2397. Rajgród is a town in Grajewo County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland, and in 2004 it had 1,680 inhabitants. Rajgrod has a long and rich history, with first human settlements dating back to c. 9000 B.C.E. In the Middle Ages, the Yotvingians founded here a settlement called Raj, which was located on a hill. Raj became main town of a Yotvingian tribe. According to chronicler Wigand of Marburg, in 1360 Polish King Kazimierz Wielki ordered the castellan of Wizna to build a defensive castle near Rajgrod. The fate of the castle has not been established, but probably it was destroyed by the Teutonic Knights. The town of Rajgrod was first mentioned in 1429, when a man named Mikolaj of Rajgrod sold real estate to his brother Jan. Some time in the early 1440s, a gord was established here and Rajgrod emerged as a local wood trade center. After the Treaty of Melno, the gord was transferred from Polish Mazovia to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In c. 1505, King Aleksander Jagiellonczyk gave Rajgrod to a nobleman named Michal Glinski, and in 1509, King Zygmunt Stary handed the area of Rajgrod and Goniadz to Mikolaj Radziwill. In 1568, Rajgrod was granted town charter, and next year, following the Union of Lublin, together with the region of Podlasie it was transferred back to the Kingdom of Poland. In 1570, Rajgrod became a royal town and a seat of a starosta (first starosta was Marcin Dulski). In c. 1602, a large manor house was constructed for the local administration. In 1679, King Jan III Sobieski confirmed Rajgrod¿s privileges and charter, and in 1764, a new church was built. On July 10, 1794, during the Kosciuszko Uprising, a party of patriotic szlachta and townspeople was defeated here by a detachment of the Prussian Army. After the third partition of Poland (1795), the town was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia, but in 1807 it was transferred to the Russian Empire. During the November Uprising, a battle between Polish and Russian forces took place here on May 29, 1831. Rajgrod lost its town charter in 1863, as a punishment for its residents¿ support of the January Uprising, and remained a village until 1924. Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HIGH HISTORY OF THE HOLY GRAAL. Limited edition

      London, J. M. Dent, 1903.. London, J. M. Dent, 1903.. FIRST EDITION 1903, EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED TO 225 COPIES FOR ENGLAND AND AMERICA, THIS BEING No. 34 OF THE ENGLISH COPIES, 4to, 260 x 180 mm, 10¼ x 7 inches, bevelled boards, vellum binding illustrated pale blue and gilt on upper cover and spine, lettered pale blue on upper cover, top edges gilt, pages: xvii, 379. Mounted frontispiece and extra illustrated title page printed red and black on India paper with tissue guard, 22 very beautiful mounted plates, all with tissue guards, 17 printed red and black, 5 black only, exquisite decorative head- and tailpieces also. Spine slightly darkened and slightly rubbed at head and tail, a few faint marks to covers, neat modern bookplate on front pastedown and an early one on front endpaper, endpapers lightly browned, frontispiece and extra title page foxed, last plate foxed very slightly in margin, a few faint fox spots on letterpress title page. Contents otherwise very nice. A very good plus copy of the rare de luxe large paper limited edition. See White page 44 for an excellent description of artistry employed in these wonderful illustrations. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques & discoveries of the English nation made by sea or over-land to the remote and distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeeres. (12 volume set)

      James MacLehose and Sons 1903-05, 1903-01-01. James MacLehose and Sons 1903-05, 1903-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 12 volume set. Handsome blue cloth with gold lettering and seal. 23 cm. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. Good bindings and covers. Marginal spotting to edges and end pages. Many fold outs, maps, illustrations. Provenance: Book plate of Colin E. Hay, Ardbeg House, Islay on verso. Hamilton Cottier, Later owned by Professor Hamilton Cottier of Princeton (Cottier was a Rhodes Scholar and later Dean). Cottier's signature on fep.

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        Bauern Trachten aus dem bayerischen Hochland.

      Mchn., Verlag der Vereinigten Kunstanstalten, 1903.. 48 x 34,5 cm. 34 Bl., mit 30 (20 farb-) lithographierten Tafeln und 12 Textabbildungen. Lose in illustr. OHLwd.-Mappe.. Lipperheide Dfc 14; Colas 3113; Hiler 910. - Die Tafeln stellen "die Mannig faltigkeit der originellen und malerischen Bauerntracht des bayerischen Hochlandes - und zwar aus allen Landschaftsgebieten, vom Berchtesgadener Land bis hinüber an den Lech - als höchst erfreuliches Zeichens eines urwüchsigen und unverdorbenen Geschmackes, als Erzeugnis einer blühenden Volkskunst" dar (Vorwort). Mit zahlreichen Wiedergaben aus Lipowskis "Sammlung Bayerischer National-Costüme" (darunter Hochzeitstanz in einer Schenke in Schliersee und Kirchweihtanz in Tegernsee), Trachten von Lorenzo Quaglio und den Gebirgsschützen von Gustav Kraus aus dem Oktoberfestzug 1835. - In guter Gesamterhaltung.

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        Chronique du temps qui fut : la Jacquerie. Illustrations de L.-O. Merson. Gravures de Chessa. Lettres manuscrites par Cossard.

      - Paris, Librairie de la Collection des Dix, Romagnol, 1903. Fort in-8, broché, couverture rempliée (dos un peu bruni et taché, traces anciennes d'adhésif sur la première et la dernière page). Tirage à 500 exemplaires, ici un des 50 sur vélin d'Arches (après 25 Japon et 25 Chine), comportant 4 états des gravures à l'eau forte. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Langue : Français

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        Liebesbriefe und Alltagsgeschichten einer bürgerlichen Frau im deutschen Reich. Konvolut von über 290 Briefen von Gretchen an ihren Ehemann Paul. Deutschland, 1903-1913.

      . ca. 290 Briefe auf unterschiedlichem Briefpapier in schöner u. sehr leserlicher deutscher Kurrentschrift geschrieben, in den Original-Umschlägen, meist mit Briefmarke u. Poststempel, Umschläge teils etwas angestaubt, aufbewahrt in einem Original-Beauty-Case der Zeit, aussen schwarzes Leder, innen Stoffbezug, an den Ecken bestossen, innen etwas fleckig, guter Zustand.. Interessantes Zeugnis deutscher Briefkultur und Alltagsgeschichte im Deutschen Reich um die Jahrhundertwende. Gretchen (oder Margarete, wenn sie wütend ist) lebt in dem kleinen brandenburgischen Städtchen Mühlberg a/Elbe und führt über 10 Jahre lang eine rege Korrespondenz mit ihrem Ehemann Paul, welcher zuerst als Soldat (Einj.-Freiwilliger im Grenadier Rgt. 101, danach Gefreiter der Reserve 5 Komp. Brandenb. Infanterie Reg.) und später als Postassistent viel herumreiste. Die Briefe gingen u.a. nach Mühlberg a/Elbe, Alsleben, Wettin, Merseburg, Querfurt, Hettstedt, Ratzeburg, Dresden, Pössneck, Hamburg, Jena und Cüstrin. 1903 wohl frisch verheiratet, schreibt sie ihrem "geliebten Schatz", den sie immer sehr vermisst, alle paar Tage einen kurzen Brief in schöner Handschrift und gutem Deutsch. Darin geht es in erster Linie um alltägliche Ereignisse in der Familie und Tratsch. Gretchen ermahnt ihn wegen seiner schlechten Gesundheit, gibt Kochrezepte (mit Maggisuppe), erzählt vom Badengehen in der Elbe, von der Bekannten, die "schon wieder mit dem Kerl davongelaufen" sei oder z.B. von den letzten Errungenschaften der Technik: "Den Vakuum hab ich nun auch in Betrieb gesehen, funktioniert gut. Er wird an die elektr. Lampe angeschraubt, an Stelle der entfernten Birne. Radau dabei a la Zeppelin." (1913). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Studien zur Kriegsgeschichte und Taktik. Herausgegeben vom Großen Generalstabe - Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung I. Hier: Bd. II: Das Abbrechen von Gefechten. (2 Bd.: Text; Karten). Bd. III: Der Schlachterfolg (2 Bd. Text; Atlas). Bd. IV: Die Festung in den Kriegen Napoleons und der Neuzeit (2 Bd. Text; Atlas). Bd. VI: Heeresverpflegung.

      Mittler und Sohn. 19031913, Berlin, - Die Kartenbeigaben sind sowohl in den Atlasbänden als auch in den beigebundenen Exemplaren komplett und in sehr guter Erhaltung (dies ist sonst sehr selten). Ein wohlerhaltener Teil der ursprünglich in 10 Bänden erschienenen Ausgabe. 6000g. Sprache: de Guter Zustand mit leichten Beschabungen am Rücken; Inneres sauber, Bindung voll intakt.

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        Series of Autograph Letters and to Gerald Christy and One Page Autobiography

      [England]. [England], [early 1900s]. Very Good. An unexpectedly interesting and charming collection of eight letters from Frank Thomas Bullen to Gerald Christy, the manager of The Lecture Agency, which represented a number of major figures of the time. All handwritten but one covering a period from about 1903-1909. Also included is one page of a handwritten autobiography of Bullen. Frank Thomas Bullen (1857-1915 wa a well-known British author and novelist of sea stories and historic naval fiction. The letters mainly discuss various aspects of Bullen's lectures and engagements,such as payments, schedules, and how much the lecture circuit has helped his finances. The final two letters are particularly interesting. In a typed letter dated 28-12-05, Bullen writes: My dear Christy, When with all the ignorance of the novice I first coolly asked you to put me, an absolutely unknown man, on your distinguished list of lectures, I was, although much disappointed by your refusal, charmed with the kindliness with which promised to do what you could for me. My acquaintance with you during the subsequent years has confirmed my first impressions, and I hardly know which I admire most; your business abilities, or the way in which you compel all of your clients to become your friends. Yours (I hope) in Saecula Saeculorum. Written by hand below his signature Bullen writes "Will this do? It's the best I could think of and I hope it will fit the niche you expect" - perhaps in reference to the autobiography? The last two page letter is dated Dec. 9 /09 and concerns Hillaire Belloc at a lecture engagement. Bullen writes "what imibroglio this Harrogate affair has been. Of course I knew nothing of the trouble with Belloc until I got here, but I wasn't long in learning and I must say I was rather disgusted with his attitude." He goes on to describe Belloc's behavior at the event and how the parties involved simply accepted it. The twenty-nine line autobiography ends mid-sentence but seems to be almost complete. He writes of his seafaring life, his wife and dear little girl, of having been a clerk at a London office for sixteen years, and finally of starting to write with a measure of success. He mentions his most famous book, The Cruise of the Cathcelot. All are in very good condition, with creases where folded. The autobiography has sume smudges but also very good. AUTO/052014.

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        Upper Coquetdale Its History, Traditions, Folklores and Scenery. Large paper Limited Edition

      Newcastle upon Tyne: Robert Redpath. G : in good condition. Wear to cloth at corners. Split to external joint. Some light foxing to prelims. 1903. Limited Edition[9/200]. Green hardback cloth cover with maroon leather spine. 285mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). x, 498pp (plus index). Tissue-guarded frontispiece ('Cragside' - see illustration) plus 21 full-page engraved plates. .

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        Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt. Zugleich Zeitschrift für Veröffentlichungen aus dem Forstlichen Versuchswesen Bayerns. Unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher Fachleute aus Wissenschaft und Praxis.

      Verlagsbuchhandlung Paul Parey, Berlin.,. Jahrgänge 1903 - 1939. In 38 Büchern gebunden, davon ein Gesamtinhaltsverzeichnis 1879-1925. Gesamt ca. 26 000 Seiten (pro Band ca. 600-900 Seiten). Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Jeder Band mit Inhaltsverzeichnis. Gr.-8°, OHalbleinen mit Rückenschild.. Aus dem Inhalt: Waldbau, Forstschutz, Ertragskunde, Waldwertrechnung, Holzhandel, Forstgeschichte, Versuchswesen, Jagd, Bodenkunde und Agikulturchemich, Botanik, Meteorologie, Forstvereine, Reichsjagdgesetz, Wild, Wald und Welt u. v. a. Gut erhaltene Exemplare. Schnitte etwas angestaubt, Seiten teils stockfleckig. Beigabe: die Jahrgänge: 1902 (komplet in Heften) 1940- 44, 1948-1954, diese in Heften einzeln. Teils vollständige Jahrgänge teils mit fehlenden Heften.

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        Hölzels Rassentypen des Menschen. Unter Mitwirkung von F. Heger ausgewählt und bearbeitet von Franz Heiderich, gemalt von Friedrich Beck

      (Wien, H?l ca. 1903).. (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.

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        Reports on Changes in Various Foreign Armies during the Year 1902

      London: War Office, 1903. London: War Office,, 1903. Together with their Peace and War Strengths. Compiled in the Intelligence Department, War Office. Foolscap quarto.Sewn in the original buff paper wraps, somewhat tattered and now laid down on light archival card. 101 pages, tables. Wraps restored as noted, upper wrap heavily chipped, marginally, but no loss of text, title page slightly soiled, light toning, else very good. First edition. Scarce intelligence report - "For Official Use only" - just 250 copies printed, compiling information gathered from military attachés and "other sources." Includes information on Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States. We have been unable to trace any other copies of this intriguing document. This copy with the ink-stamps of the Royal Army Medical College.

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        [Two Conjugate Leaves on Vellum from:] THE ENGLISH BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT & THE NEW

      [London: The Doves Press, 1903 - 05].. [London: The Doves Press, 1903 - 05].. Folio (327 x 470 mm). Two conjugate leaves (4 pp.), folded. Some light dusting in margins, some creasing toward toe of fold, but very good. In a somewhat worn and bumped double die-cut mat. A conjugate specimen leaf from the vellum issue of the Doves Press Bible, printing four pages from II Chronicles (pages 161/2 and 175/6). Long regarded as the Press' masterwork, and numbered among the great achievements of 20th century fine printing, the edition appeared in five volumes over two years and included 500 sets on paper, and only two sets on real vellum (plus one comprised of rejected sheets, according to Tomkinson). Given the improbability of a set reappearing for sale (and the monumental cost if/when that might occur), specimen leaves such as this are the only practical possibility for the average citizen to approach this peak of the art of printing on vellum. RANSOM (DOVES PRESS) 6. TOMKINSON (DOVES PRESS) 6.

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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

      Charles Scribner's Sons - 1903 - 1904. The Kensington edition, limited to 250 numbered copies printed on Enfield paper. Complete in thirty-two octavo volumes. Frontispieces, plates, and text illustrations all reproduced from the first editions of the author's drawings. Bound in contemporary three-quarter dark green morocco over green marbled boards. Six spine compartments stamped and ruled in gilt. Top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Spines evenly faded to brown; scattered light scuffs to a few spines, else a very attractive set in a simple but very elegant binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Novels and Stories of Ivan Turgenieff

      New York: : Charles Scribner's Sons, , 1903. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. Octavo, complete 16 volume set of the Works of Ivan Turgenieff. Translated by Isabel F. Hapgood. With an introduction by Henry James. Bound in the publisher's three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, top edge gilt. Raised bands, gilt titles to the spine, richly gilt in compartments with a central floral device, each with blue onlaid petals. Marbled endpapers, frontispiece to each volume, gilt ruling to the front and rear panels. In very good condition with light wear. A beautiful set of the best English translation of Turgenieff.The works of Turgenieff present a "realistic, affectionate portrayals of the Russian peasantry and [his] penetrating studies of the Russian intelligentsia who were attempting to move the country into a new age… His greatest work was always topical, committed literature, having universal appeal in the elegance of the love story and the psychological acuity of the portraiture" (Britannica). Includes his major short story collection A Sportsman's Sketches which remains a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.

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        Port Tarascon the Last adventures of the Illustrious Tartarin

      London - Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1903. London - Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A 1902 new edition of Port Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet. Alphonse Daudet(13 May 1840 16 December 1897) was aFrenchnovelist. The year 1872 brought the famousAventures prodigieuses de Tartarin de Tarascon, and the three-act playL'Arlsienne. But Fromont jeune et Risler an at once took the world by storm. It struck a note, not new certainly in Engligh Literature, but comparatively new in Frech. His creativeness resulted in characters that were real and also typical. The three Tartarins -Tartarin de Tarascon,Tartarin sur les Alpes,Port-Tarascon- and the short stories, written for the most part before he had acquired fame and fortune, constitute his life work. Condition: In a red cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine and front board. Externally, generally smart with some minor shelfwear only. The spine is faded and there is some wear to the top and tail of the spine. The corners are also a little worn. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some age-toning to the edges of the leaves. Front and back pastedowns and end-papers are a little browned. There is an ink inscription to the recto of front free-end paper. There is a portrait of the author with a tissue guard opposite the title page. Overall:VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The English Liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer

      London: Rivingtons, 1903 London: Rivingtons, 1903. Printed by Constable in red and black; initial letters and designs by Housman; folio; some scattered foxing; trivial edge rubbing; spine very slightly faded. Bound in full brown morocco; all edges gilt; signed ?19 L.G.W. 06 [Lucy G. Wrightson]?. An exceptional binding with a complex geometric patterned cross on the front board, surrounded by small square designs, repeated in the spine compartments, separated by raised bands. Titled in one compartment, ?The English Liturgy? and with the date ?1903? at the foot of the spine. The rear board features the same design as the front, but with just a gilt border, lacking the small gilt squares. The center of the doublures reveals the plain japan vellum endpapers, and the morocco border repeats the small squares used on the spine and front cover.

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        The Life of William Ewart Gladstone. In three volumes

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1903. London - Macmillan and Co, 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The highest authority on the life of William Gladstone by his 'main prop': his close friend and key orchestrator of his public success, John Morley (1838-1923). Includes tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume. Complete in three volumes. The Gladstone biography, based on extensive use of Gladstone's papers, was widely acclaimed. It established Morley as the custodian of the Gladstonian legacy and conscience. This made him indispensable as a member of the next Liberal government. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally sound although rubbed with wear to the heads and tails of the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and intermittently clean with light scattered spotting, particularly to the first and last few pages and from the textblock edges encroaching on the margins. Overall: GOOD..

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        TA., Straße mit Durchgang und Wehrturm.

      . Aquarell v. Georg Schmidt, 1903, 32 x 23,5 (H). Unten links signiert und datiert. - Alt auf einen Untersatzkarton aufgezogen und fest in ein Passepartout montiert.

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