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        The Works of Daniel Defoe. Including: Robinson Crusoe, The Fortunate Mistress, The Life of Colonel Jacque, Preparations for the Plague with The King of Pirates, Moll Flanders with An Appeal to Honour and Justice, The Plague Year with A New Voyage, Memoirs of a Cavalier with Captain Singleton. With the Author's Prefaces, and Introductions by G.H. Maynadier.

      New York and Boston: Brainard Publishing Company, 1903-4.. Edition de Luxe, Limited to 1000 sets of which thisis unmarked / out-of-series. Complete in 8 volumes; large octavo. Embellished with etched frontispiece illustrations by John Ward Dunsmore, title pages printed in red, green and black. Beautifully bound in mid-brown oasis morocco with gilt titles and elaborate gilt ornament to spines, contrasting light brown clothsides, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Internally clean, bindings unmarked. A fine library edition in an attractive recent leather binding

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Works of Daniel Defoe. Including: Robinson Crusoe, The Fortunate Mistress, The Life of Colonel Jacque, Preparations for the Plague with The King of Pirates, Moll Flanders with An Appeal to Honour and Justice, The Plague Year with A New Voyage, Memoirs of a Cavalier with Captain Singleton. With the Author's Prefaces, and Introductions by G.H. Maynadier.

      New York and Boston: Brainard Publishing Company, 1903-4. Edition de Luxe, Limited to 1000 sets of which thisis unmarked / out-of-series. Complete in 8 volumes; large octavo. Embellished with etched frontispiece illustrations by John Ward Dunsmore, title pages printed in red, green and black. Beautifully bound in mid-brown oasis morocco with gilt titles and elaborate gilt ornament to spines, contrasting light brown clothsides, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Internally clean, bindings unmarked. A fine library edition in an attractive recent leather binding.

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        Kitab al-Mukhassas.

      Bulaq, Al-Matba al-Kubra al-Amiriya, 1898-1903. - 4to. 17 parts in 5 vols. Contemp. half calf. Principal work of Ibn Sîdah (1007-1066), the great blind Andalusian lexicographer: the most important Arabic encyclopedia and dictionary. Lemmas are arranged in groups based on different classes of words. Two manuscripts are preserved: one in Cairo (dated 1202) and one in the Escorial. - Occasional edge wear; some browning and brownstaining. A good copy. GAL I, p. 308. EI II, 445. OCLC 20111625.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Terre des Symboles. Illustrations par R. Mainella.

      - Paris, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1903. Grand in-4, n.p., couverture illustrée rempliée, dos muet, (14) pl. h-t, nombreuses illustrations dans le texte (couverture légèrement frottée, quelques pages se désolidarisent). Joint : le prospectus de souscription. Complet des 14 illustrations hors-texte contrecollées (dont 11 en chromolithographie). Edition originale, tirage limité à 310 exemplaires numérotés, ENVOI autographe signé de l'auteur : "A Monsieur Clot / mon vaillant collaborateur. / En témoignage de gratitude / Maria Star". * Egypte * 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. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** FERMETURE ESTIVALE du 24 juillet au 8 août : les commandes passées pendant cette période seront traitées par ordre d'arrivée à notre retour. Merci de votre patience et de votre compréhension. *** SUMMER BREAK from July 24 to August 8: the orders placed during this period will be processed in order at our return. Thank you for your patience and your understanding. *** Langue : Français

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        Framed 1903 Complaint of Prostitution, with Cabinet Card

      Philipsburg, Montana: Police Court, County of Granite, City of Philipsburg, 1903. Very Good +. A wonderful piece of Americana, specificaly Western Americana. An official 1903 warrant issued by the Philipsburg, Montana Police Judge Axtell in the matter of Josie Farrell for the crime of prostitution (a misdemeanor). Bail, fixed at $7.50, is here listed as forfeited. A cabinet card of Josie Farrell (taken by W.C. Mills and SIGNED BY JOSIE FARRELL above her image) accompanies the lengthy handwritten complaint, written on State of Montana Justice Court letterhead and signed by the Police Judge Axtell. The warrant itself is very clean and the handwriting clear and completely legible. And the cabinet card as well is crisp and well-preserved. Both have been set inside of a recent, clean black frame. A rare example of turn-of-the-century "justice" on the prairie.

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        The Enchanted Island of Yew.

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis 1903 - First edition early state with 8 color plates. Octavo, original gray cloth printed in black, vermilion and lavender, pictorial endpapers. Inscribed by L. Frank Baum on the half-title page. In very good condition with some rubbing to the cloth. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed. Yew is the most traditional of Baum's fantasy lands, with knights and castles as well as fairies. It resembles the countries of Queen Zixi of Ix more than the lands of Oz. The Island of Yew is set at some undisclosed place "in the middle of the sea". (Later commentators have sometimes placed it in Baum's Nonestic Ocean with the landmass that contains the Land of Oz and its associated countries but the book itself does not reference this.) Like Oz, it is divided into four countries associated with the four cardinal directions, plus a fifth central country that dominates the others. In the east of Yew lies the land of Dawna; in the west, "tinted rose and purple by the setting sun", is Auriel. In the south lies the kingdom of Plenta, "where fruits and flowers abounded"; and in the north is Heg, the most stereotypically feudal and medieval of the four. In the center, like the Emerald City in Oz, lies the fifth kingdom of Spor. But while the Emerald City is a powerfully positive place, the centrally-located Spor has just the opposite influence for Yew: Spor is a bandit land, ruled by the mysterious King Terribus, and populated by "giants with huge clubs, and dwarfs who threw flaming darts, and the stern Gray Men of Spor, who were the most frightful of all". The other peoples of Yew are pleased if the denizens of Spor come to rob them only once a year. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Rubàiyàt of Omar Khayyàm. The Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered into English Verse.

      London MacMillan and Co. Limited 1903 - 8vo., (4), 112pp., contemporary vellum binding by Cedric Chivers, Bath, gilt panelled with hand-painted decoration and inlaid with mother-of-pearl to both boards and spoine, gilt panelled dentelles and linings, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; with tipped-in A.L.s. from Oliver Howard of Bernard Quaritch to his Aunt Nannie (C. Nannie Quaritch Wrentmore) as a Christmas gift, dated December 22nd, 1928, the usual age-toning to the vellum, else fine, near contemporary slip-case mounted with ink manuscript label of provenance. This is not only a rare Chivers binding but with a very relevant provenance since the tipped-in letter is from Oliver Howard of Bernard Quaritch. Quartich first published Fitzgerald's translation in 1859, the company's eponymous founder was a friend of his and Fitzgerald was a regular visitor to the shop. In the letter Howard explains: 'I expect you already have a copy of Omar, but I feel sure the binding will interest you. It has a thin transparent sheet of vellum stretched over the painting and inlay, in the manner of Edwards, the eighteenth century Halifax binder, as a protection.' Cedric Chivers, established his business in 1878 in the premises formerly occupied by Robert Riviere in Union Street, Bath. They subsequently moved to a double fronted shop at 39 Gay Street and then, as the business expanded, to a large house at Portway in Combe Park where they operated until 1990. In its prime the company experimented and specialised in highly skilled and beautiful bindings; this example being one of them. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hans von Weber Mappe

      Alfred Kubin: Hans von Weber Mappe (1903) München, Erste und einzige Ausgabe, Groß-Folio, Original-Halbleinenmappe mit Titelschrift Titelblatt, Vorwort von Hanns Holzschuher und 15 blattgrosse Facsimiledrucke nach getönten Fderzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin. Die Tafeln mit facs. Signatur und Bezeichnung, Blattgrösse 36 x 45 cm auf handgeschöpften Bütten. Eines von 1000 Exemplaren der allgemeinen Ausgabe. Das Titelblatt wurde laut Raabe nur einen Teil der Auflage beigefügt (Raabe 8). Titelschrift auf Mappe leicht berieben, rechte Außenklappe der Mappe oben eingerissen, auf der Rückseite der Mappe eine Abriebspur, ansonsten sehr gut und innen wie neuwertig erhalten Selten!

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        Eisenbahnsignal-Bauanstalt Max Jüdel & Co, Akt.Ges. Braunschweig ( begründet im Jahr 1871 ): Einzel-Konstruktionen der Weichen- und Signal-Stellerei. Ausgabe 1903.

      Braunschweig 1903 ( Zum eigenen Gebrauch überreicht an Königl. Bahnmeisterei...,Itzehoe ) Mit 1 Lichtdrucktafel der Eisenbahnsignal-Bauanstalt Max Jüdel, 3 n.n. Blättern ( Vorwort und Inhaltsverzeichnis ) sowie zusammen 113 Tafeln auf denen dargestellt sind: \" Signalstellblöcke, Kurbelwerke, Stellwerke, Gestängeleitungen, Drahtzug-Ablenkungen und -führungen, Drahtzugspannwerke, Weichen-Spitzenverschlüsse und -antriebe, Weichen-Verriegelungen, Weichensignale, Kontrollschlösser, Entgleisungsweiche und Gleissperre, Sperr- und Fühlschienen, Schienenkontakte, Armsignale, Scheiben- und Kastensignale, Signalständer und Signalbrücken, Schranken. \" Oln, Kleinfolio ( 34 x 24 cm ). Aus dem Vorwort: \" In dem vorliegenden Tafelwerk bieten wir eine Zusammenstellung unserer wichtigsten Konstruktionen auf dem Gebiet der Weichen- und Signalstellerei....\" Einband leicht fleckig, Ecken und Kanten gering berieben, Rücken beschädigt ( 1 kleines Loch ). Bindung leicht beschädigt, Buchblock gelockert. Vorsätze etwas fleckig. Vorn inliegend ein Widmungsblatt, das im Vorwort angekündigte Erläuterungsheft zu den Tafeln ist hier nicht beiliegend. ( Gewicht 1700 Gramm ) - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Jüdel, Eisenbahnsignal, Weichenstellerei, Signalstellerei, Braunschweig, Verkehrswesen, Eisenbahnensignalstellblöcke, Kurbelwerke, Stellwerke, Gestängeleitungen, Drahtzug-Ablenkungen und -führungen, Drahtzugspannwerke, Weichen-Spitzenverschlüsse und -antriebe, Weichenverriegelungen, Weichensignale, Kontrollschlösser, Entgleisungsweiche, Gleissperre, Sperr- und Fühlschienen, Schienenkontakte, Armsignale, Scheiben- und Kastensignale, Signalständer, Signalbrücken, Schranken

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1903 : 1903 Original Hardback Wisden

      1903. Hi, This lot is an 1903 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good + condition The gilt to the boards is very bright and the boards in generally are really good but if you lok at the front board at an angle in the light you can see some darkness to it. What is really nice about this book are the hinges. 1903s break all the time, this is one of two I have held that hasn't got a broken hinge. Now the front hinge has a line on it that makes it look weak but it is still strong. The rear hinge is excellent which is so rare. The yellow pastedowns in good condition some darkness around the edge of the front one as is the pageblock. Nice clean pages and excellent photoplate. Roger Hancock (brother of Tony) has his book plate to the front pastedown,

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        Psychiatrie. Ein Lehrbuch für Studierende und Ärzte. 2 Bde.

      - Siebte, vielfach umgearbeitete Auflage. - Leipzig, Verlag von J.A. Barth, 1903, 8°, XV, (1), 478, (2) pp.; XIV, 892, (2) pp., 2 Litchdrucktafeln, 11 Autotxypietafeln, 31 Figuren im Text, 22 Schriftproben, 2 orig. Leinenbände; feines Expl. "Die Neubearbeitung des vorliegenden Buches, die ich durch wiederholte Vergrösserung der Auflagen möglichst hinauszuschieben gesucht habe, findet unsere Wissenschaft noch immer in lebhaften Entwicklungskämpfen. Die meisten der im letzten Jahrzehnt aufgetauchten klinischen Fragen harren noch ihrer endgültigen Lösung, und auch auf Gebieten, deren Kenntnis zu einem gewissen Abschlüsse gediehen zu sein schien, wie die Paralyse und die Epilepsie, erheben sich gewichtige Zweifel, ob nicht unsere bisherigen Anschauungen in wesentlichen Punkten einer Neuprüfung bedürfen. Diese Unsicherheit unseres Wissens ist gewiss kein unerfreuliches Zeichen; bedeutet sie doch nach einem lange dauernden, ziemlich unfruchtbaren Beharrungszustande eine Neubelebung des Bedürfnisses nach klinischer Durchforschung der Geisteskrankheiten. Ausserordentlich erschwert wird aber durch die Unfertigkeit und Zwiespältigkeit der weit auseinander weichenden, vielfach wechselnden Lehrmeinungen die Aufgabe, in einem gegebenen Zeitpunkte den Besitzstand unserer Wissenschaft dar- zustellen. So wenig ich mich zu der Selbstverleugnung entschliessen kann, Anschauungen, die ich für überwunden halte, nur deswegen weiter zu lehren, weil sie sich sonst noch allgemeiner Anerkennung erfreuen, so sehr scheint es mir doch geboten, einen vorläufig gewonnenen, wenn auch als unbefriedigend erkannten Standpunkt erst dann zu verlassen, wenn ein unzweifelhaft besserer gefunden wurde. - Aus diesem Grunde habe ich die Umänderungen in der neuen Bearbeitung auf das Unumgängliche beschränkt, so tief ich auch von der Verbesserungsbedürftigkeit der vorgetragenen Anschauungen, namentlich auf dem Gebiete der Dementia praecox, überzeugt bin. Im allgemeinen Teile hat namentlich die Lehre von den Erscheinungen des Irreseins eine umfassendere Durcharbeitung erfahren; ich hoffe, dass sie mehr und mehr durch eine tiefer dringende Zergliederung der krankhaften Seelenvorgänge mittelst des psychologischen Versuches ersetzt werden soll. Auf klinischem Gebiete sind neben Anderem; die alkoholischen Geistesstörungen, das Irresein bei Hirnerkrankungen und die Schlussabschnitte des Buches wesentlich umgestaltet worden. Die fest durchweg neuen pathologisch-anatomischen Bilder nebst den dazu gehörigen Erläuterungen verdanke ich, wie früher, der treuen und unermüdlichen Mitarbeiterschaft Nissls, zum Teil auch der Freundlichkeit Alzheimers. Heidelberg, den 19. September 1903. E. Kraepelin." Vorwort zur 7. Auflage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Man of Honour A Play in Four Acts

      Chapman & Hall, Ltd., London 1903 - Printed wrappers. First edition, one of 150 copies. The text body is nearly detached from the wrappers, and there is scattered foxing. There was a liquid spill, perhaps coffee, to p. 44, which is visible at the nearby pages, yet all text is visible through the stains. This copy is housed in an acetate DJ and a custom clamshell case. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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      [New Orleans], Jewish Historical Publishing Company Of Louisiana. 1903. Paperback. 1st edition. Later paper wrappers. 4to. 223 pages; 31 cm. Comprehensive work. Includes portraits, black-and-white photographs, advertisements, and articles. "Delving in the musty archives of the past, gathering fragmentary evidence here and there, unraveling tangled skeins of historical allusions briefly asservated, legends, superstitions and the innumerable theories handed down throughout the past four centuries, it is a logical deduction that the Jews were among the hardy men who sought out the New World, the intelligence of a Jewish savant giving to Columbus the suggestion of the voyage to the Setting Sun and Jews' money, extorted from their coffers by Isabella, furnishing the Caravels. " SUBJECT (S) : Louisiana Jews, New Orleans Jews, Jewish history. OCLC lists 8 holdings worldwide, but only two outside of Louisiana (JTS & HUC) . Some edgewear and toning. Minimal pencil markings that rarely affect text. Very minimal staining. Good condition. Scarce. (AMR-53-17) .

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        Superb unsigned portrait photo by Olive EDIS, (later Edis-Galsworthy, 1876-1955) signed in pencil on the mount by the photographer, (George Bernard, 1856-1950, Dramatist & Critic)

      - showing him half length seated at his desk which is covered with papers, he is looking round and holding his glasses up, 15" x 11½" in frame 19" x 15½", no place, no date Edis was a British photographer who was famous for autochrome phototographs and portrait photography. She served as a war artist in World War I. She was a daughter of Arthur Wellesley Edis, Professor of Gynaecology at the University College Hospital. In 1903 she and her sister Katherine opened a studio in Sheringham, Norfolk where they specialised in portraits of local fisherman and members of the local gentry. She later had studios in Farnham, Surrey and Ladbroke Grove. She worked with platinum prints and from 1912 she pioneered colour autochrome photography. Her sitters included George Bernard Shaw, Emmeline Pankhurst and the Duke of York.

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        Der Polster. (Martha Kurzweil auf dem Divan sitzend). Holzschnitt in fünf Farben, gelb, grün, braun, blau, schwarz. 1903.

      - 28,5 : 26 cm auf transparentem Japanbütten 38,5 : 30,5 cm. Novotny/Adolph 428. - Die wichtigste Druckgraphik des Künstlers und eines der bedeutendsten Blätter des Wiener Jugendstils. - Das saubere Blatt in der Original-Montage auf graubraunem Untersatzkarton mit typographischem Text im Unterrand: »„Der Polster". Farbiger Originalholzschnitt von Maximilian Kurzweil. - Verlag der Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst, Wien.« - Blatt aus der Jahresmappe der Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst 1903. - Wie immer ist der obere Papierrand auf die bezeichnete Unterlage montiert. - Gerahmt. Sprache: de

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      RUSSIAN ANTIQUE BOOK A.E.BREHM ZHIZN ZHIVOTNYH 3 Vol.1903-04 Brehm's Life of Animals ST.PETERSBURG, 1903- 1904., 3 VOL.COMPLETE. HALF LEATHER HARD COVER, 26x18 cm. RICHLY ILLUSTRATED BY COLOR CHROMOLITHOGRAPH PLATES, B/W PLATES & DRAWINGS IN TEXT SOME WEAR RUBBING AND CHIPPING TO EDGES OF COVER SPINES ARE MISSING BUT BINDING STILL TIGHT YELLOW/ LIGHT BROWN PAPER MODERATE FOXING ca. TO HALF OF PAGES ALMOST ALL OF PLATES WITH FOXING STAINS TOTAL WEIGHT: 5800gr. Shipping cost to USA $ 105. Sorry for this misleading but I'm registered on ebay of USA therefore I can not put above more than $18. I send THEM EMS FROM ISRAEL Shipping cost to Russia: $ 115 Брэм А.Э. Жизнь животных. 3 тома. Спб., 1903-1904. В трех издательских полукожаных переплетах Брэм А.Э. Жизнь животных. Полный перевод со второго немецкаго издания, вновь обработаннаго Рихардом Шмидтелейном для школы и домашняго чтения, под редакцией [и с предисл.] профессора П.Ф.Лесгафта. 3 тома. Спб., типография товарищества «Просвещение», 1900-1902. 26 х 18 см. В трех издательских полукожаных переплетах. Том 1. Млекопитающия. С 10 хромолитографиями, 15 черными таблицами и 221 рисунками в тексте, исполненными Л.Бекманом, В.Кампгаузеном, Р.Кречмером, В.Кюнертом, Г.Мютцелем, Фр.Шпехтом и др. (1900). XXII, 853, [5] с.; с иллюстрациями в тексте и 26 иллюстрациями на отдельных листах. Том 2. Птицы. Под ред. проф. Спб. ун-та А.С.Догеля (с 401 с.) и П.Ф.Лесгафта (до 160 с.). С 10 хромолитографиями, 19 черными таблицами и 225 рисунками в тексте, исполненными Л.Бекманом, Р.Кречмером, В.Кюнертом, Г.Мютцелем, Фр.Шпехтом и др. (1901). XXII, 880, [4] с.; с иллюстрациями в тексте и 29 иллюстрациями на отдельных листах. Том 3. Пресмыкающияся, земноводныя, рыбы, насекомыя, низшия животныя. [Под ред. проф. С.-Петерб. Ун-та А.С.Догеля]. С 10 хромолитографиями, 16 черными таблицами, 1 картой и 713 рисунками в тексте, исполненными Л.Бекманом, Р.Кречмером, В.Кюнертом, Г.Мютцелем, Фр.Шпехтом и др. (1902). XLIV, 1067, [7] с.; с иллюстрациями в тексте и 27 иллюстрациями на отдельных листах. Альфред Эдмунд Брем (1829-1884) - самый знаменитый европейский ученый-зоолог XIX века. Родился в семье деревенского пастора Людвига Брема, известного европейского орнитолога. С раннего возраста под руководством отца принимал участие в естественнонаучных и особенно зоологических наблюдениях и работах. Получил архитектурное образование в Альтенбурге. После окончания университета совершил большое путешествие по Африке (5 лет провел в Египте, Эфиопии, Восточном Судане), что окончательно утвердило его на научном пути. Изучал естественные науки в Иене и Вене. Был одним из основателей Немецкого орнитологического общества. А.Э.Брем совершил еще несколько крупных путешествий: в Испанию, Норвегию, Лапландию и Абиссинию. Был директором Зоологического сада в Гамбурге, в 1867 году основал в Берлине знаменитый Берлинский аквариум. В 1877 году объехал Западную Сибирь и северо-западный Туркестан, а через год совершил путешествие в область Среднего Дуная. В течение своих путешествий Брэм собрал огромный естественно-научный и зоологический материал. Обладая литературным талантом, он написал ряд крупных работ, отличающихся живым и увлекательным изложением, наиболее популярной из которых стала его «Жизнь животных».  

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      George Arlington, New York 1903 - "With full descriptions of the human abnormalities and rare animals". This is the official program for the year 1903. The colorful wrappers are chipped and lightly soiled. Color remains vivid. 2" x 1/2" piece missing near spine of rear cover, old tape repair. Replete with advertisements, listings of the parts of each performance, a long section on the "phenomenons and abnormal creatures", each with photograph, the animals and the celebrities of the circus. The circus would add the name Ringling after the 1906 season. A grand piece of circus memorabilia. Priced 10 cents on front cover. Previous owner's signature, and "New York, Friday Apr. 24, 1903, Madison Square Garden" on title-page. Size: Small Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Légende de Soeur Béatrix. Ilustrations en couleurs de Henri Caruchet.

      P., Librairie A. Rouquette, 1903, 1 vol. grand in-8° (252 x 165) relié 1/2 maroquin café au lait à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, auteur, titre et date en queue dorés au dos, tête dorée, couvertures ill. conservées, de (4) ff. (2 bl., faux-titre et titre) - 68 pp. - (4) ff. (achevé d'imprimer et 3 bl.). Très bel exemplaire sans défauts. - 65 somptueuses illustrations de Henri Caruchet, dans un pur style Art nouveau,gravées par Ducourtioux et Huillard, très finement coloriés par A. Charpentier et Fils (2 illustrations en couvertures, 1 vignette en page de titre, 1 entête avec lettrine, 2 culs-de-lampe, 30 in-textes avec encadrement et 29 encadrements sans illustrations). Les encadrements représentent un véritable manifeste de la faune et de la flore Art Nouveau. Le tirage total est de 160 exemplaires, 1 des 150 numérotés sur Japon (N°101), chaque illustration est donnée en deux états dont un en noir. Superbe ! Réf. biblio. : Carteret, V-151.

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        The English Bible Containing the Old Testament out of the Original Tongues by Special Command of His Majesty King James the First and Now Reprinted with Text Revised by a Collation of its Early and Other Principal Editions.

      Doves Press 1903-1905, Hammersmith - Printed in black and red with initial letters designed and executed by Edward Johnston. Five volumes. One of 500 copies on paper. Folio, original full vellum, lettered in gilt, uncut, housed in a two custom made, morocco-edged slipcases. Pp.5-14 of first volume rather spotted as often & very mild browning to first few leaves of volume II, externally there a few small creases to the top of the spine of Vol I, the top edge of Vol III is slightly dusty and there a few tiny marks to the lower top edge of volume V. Otherwise this is an extremely fresh, crisp set. Cobden-Sanderson wrote in his farewell publication from the Doves Press: "The English Bible is a supreme achievement of English Literature" and his Doves Bible is a supreme achievement of English typography. It is a triumphant work, considered to be the magnum opus of the Dove's Press. Colin Franklin exclaims: "Nothing is so stark and pure, such unbending art as the Dove's Bible". Johnston's initials are an intrinsic part of the text rather than straight decoration, and their pure beauty completes rather than adds to the whole. Here we have probably the greatest example of his work with the opening great red 'I' of Genesis which Ransom describes as "a pattern for all time of complexity reduced to the minimum of simplicity". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Descent of Ishtar.

      Eragny Press, London 1903 - Wood engraved frontispiece designed by Diana White, wood engraved border in green and 5 initials in red designed by Lucien Pissarro, all engraved by Esther Pissarro. One of 226 copies printed in red, black and green in Brook type on Arches Eragny paper. 12mo., Bound by Katherine Adams, with her monogram in gilt, in russet creshed morocco, spine with 5 raised bands and lettered in gilt, gilt fillet on turnins. Small area of rubbing on upper cover and top of headcap, offset from the turnins, otherwise an extremely good copy. An early example of Katherine Adams binding who was a pupil of Sarah Prideaux and worked for a time with Douglas Cockerell, although she was really self taught as this training only lasted for 4 months. She began binding on her own in 1901 receving her first commission from William Morris and bound for the greatest collectors and printers of her day. Her bindings are known for their techincial skill and the excellence of her gilding. Esther Pissarro and Diana White had been friends since art school and Esther decided to publish her The Descent of Ishtar, based on an ancient Assyrian tale, which had been published in the New Review in 1897. Unusually the frontispiece, which shows Ishtar's lover, Tammuz, in the Underworld was by the author rather than Lucien, who didn't really like what he called her 'Neo-Pre-Raphaelite' work. With the booklabel of the collectors Marie-Louise and Samuel Rosenthal and label of New York dealer Philip Duschnes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Call of the Wild (Signed Presentation Copy)

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition. Very Good. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication to his close friend: "Johannes Reimers - Greeting! Affectionately yours, Jack London. Sept. 10, 1903." Johannes Reimers (1858 - 1953) was born in Norway then immigrated to the United States, living and working in California. He was an author and a landscape architect, although he is best remembered today for his work as a painter. Reimers met Jack London at a party in 1902 through a mutual friend and the two instantly hit it off, maintaining a friendship over many years. "Jack looked like a young, ardent, hopeful fellow brimful of conviction. He instantly inspired me with his open comradeship...Whenever I saw him, he was always the center of a group; people flocked to his vital magnetism; everyone who came within its radius, loved him." - Johannes Reimers Reading this book inspired Reimers to write an early review of it (published just 20 days after receiving the book), which is sometimes collected in later editions of the work "Jack London's Book The Call of the Wild: It Is More Than a Rattling Good Dog Story-It Is an Allegory of Human Struggles and Aspirations," - Johannes Reimers (published in the "Stockton Evening Mail," September 30th, 1903) This copy in Very Good condition only: wear at the spine ends, joints and corners, a small dampstain at the lower edge of the front board, separation between the front free end paper and the half-title (at one time amateurly repaired with glue. One illustration, the one facing p. 214 torn at the inner margin and reinserted. Despite the condition flaws (which we have not tried to improve in any way), an exceptional association copy of London's masterpiece. Very Good.

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        Le petit illustré amusant, 1903, année complète, du n°1 au n°52

      First Edition. Bound in half red calico, flat spine decorated with fillets stamped cold, light scratches on the jaws, flat marbled paper, binding of the weekly époque.Cet caricatures is richly illustrated by Raoul Thomen Landelle, Jean Aurian, poulbot Edmond Guenin, Bogron, Vallet, Valery Muller, Henry Muller, Leon Bardet, Haye, Ferdinand Bac, Ricardo Flores, Delannoy, The Bocain, E. Tap, Gog, Malherbe, of Albat ... etc.Chaque number has eight pages, including large color drawings on the first and last pages and numerous drawings and noir.Rare nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Le petit illustré amusant Paris 1903 30x39cm relié

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        The Peril and Preservation of the Home: Being the William L. Bull Lectures for the Year 1903

      George W. Jacobs Company, Philadelphia 1903 - First edition. A trifle rubbed at the spine ends, still just about fine, with the gilt lettering bright. Illustrated with 27 photographs which Riis used as lantern slides when presenting his lectures. A very scarce title. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      Sydney: Anthony Hordern & Sons. 1903 - Small cricket annual covering cricket in New South Wales in season 1903-04. Includes state and international fixtures within the state, including two Ashes Test matches at Sydney, fixtures for all grade cricket within the NSW Cricket Association, adverts etc. 12 x 9cm. Paperback. 48pp. Ink name to front cover. Very good condition. A very rare Australian annual.

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      London: Digby, Long & Co., 1903., 1903. First edition. First edition. Very good in the original cloth (some tanning to the pages; hinges starting but solid; minor bump/crease to the upper margins of pages 21-46, and the ghost of something having been loosely laid in at the front. Contains eight short stories. From the collection of the late Bob Adey, one of the last significant additions to his collections, and a duplicate from the library of a Fletcher specialist. Adey also wrote the comprehensive bibliography of Locked Room Murders and Other Impossible Crimes that many collectors find so useful today. A prominent English bookseller and historian says, "I remember talking to Bob Adey about it (this book) fifteen or more years ago. It was a book he especially wanted but hadn't been able to find, despite having been a collector since the early 1960s. I had no idea he had finally found a copy and only discovered the fact when his books came on to the market. I was talking at the York fair in September 2015 to the big Fletcher collector over here, and it transpired that this was his duplicate copy. I don't know whether he sold it to Bob or let him have it for a trade (Bob was a big trader). I've never seen another. I think the only other one I know of is in the Queen collection, but, from memory, I think that is an ex-library copy." A rare book housed in an attractive clamshell case with titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine.

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      London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1903., 1903. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Story appears in The Stand Magazine, Vol. XXVI, No. 154, October, 1903. Pictorial wrappers, i - lxxx (advertisements), 363 -480 pp., lxxxi - lxxxviii (advertisements), plus 2 pp. tipped in advertisements, plus 14 pp. advertisements laid in loose, double column. Illustrated with black & white drawings. Sherlock Holmes adventure appears on pages 362 - 376 and is illustrated in black & white with seven drawings by Sidney Paget. Ronald Adair was found murdered in his home. He'd been shot in a closed room, with no possible exit through the windows. Adair was a quiet young man. His only hobby was playing cards, and he'd just had won £240 with his new partner, Colonel Sebastian Moran. Watson attempts to solve the crime but to no avail. One day while he's examining the area around Adair's house, Watson bumps into an old man who eventually reveals himself to be Holmes. Watson is very shocked to see Holmes alive as he thought he was dead (The Adventure of the Final Problem). Holmes explains that he'd never fallen at Reichenbach but had taken advantage of his "official death" to track down Moriarty's accomplices around the world. Holmes returned to London when he heard about the Adair case because Moran was Moriarty's lieutenant. Sherlock is well-aware that Moran knows the he's indeed alive and so, intends to kill him. Holmes places a wax bust of himself in the window of 221B Baker Street to act as a decoy. He then takes Watson to an empty house from where they can keep an eye on the bust. While Holmes and Watson wait, Moran enters the room without seeing the two men hiding in the dark and shoots the bust. Watson knocks him down as Holmes calls Lestrade to arrest him. The detective explains to Lestrade that Moran also killed Adair, who had caught him cheating at cards and threatened to denounce him. A rare complete copy, with tipped in and laid in advertisements, of the resurrections of Sherlock Holmes in "The Adventure of the Empty House," the first of the stories of "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" after his death, or apparent death, ten years earlier in the story "The Final Problem." Copies of the stories in wrappers, especially for the Return issues, are not common, much less so with the original laid in and bound in advertisements. Includes: two bound-in advertisements: the color card "Use Lux" after p. lxxx and the four page ad for "The Standard Life Assurance Company," before the rear wrapper; and eleven laid in advertising sheets including the elusive broadsheet for "The Return of Sherlock Holmes ... in the October Number" with the announcement of the "Gold in Waiting" treasure hunt story on the verso, itself a knockoff of Holmes and Watson. Plus: 1). The Ceramic Art Co. Ltd. Crown Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent, Tea and Coffee Service. 2). The Geo R. Sims Hair Restorer Tatcho. Two Coupons for trial bottle. 3). Genuine Steel Plate Engravings. A free Gift of a Charming Miniature on Porcelain. 4). Sanatogen. The Most Powerful Nerve Stimulant and Restorative. Mail-in to receive informational pamphlet. 5). The Lineel Co. Ltd., cures all aches and pains. Free bottle. (Next Page Koko for the Hair trial bottle). 6). "His Girl" Albert Hildesheimer. 12 Pictures in color offer. 7). Dartring 'Lanoline.' Personal care product listings of eight trademark preparations. 8). The Wide World Magazine. Facsimile of November cover and excerpt from short story "Buried Alive in St. Pierre." 9). Horlick's Malted Mile. "Always up to the Standard" color ad. 10). Mr. B. Beasley "To Stammerers Young and Old" Testimonials for speech impediment services. The broadside that announces "The Return Of Sherlock Holmes" is lightly tanned at the edges, else in fine condition. Minor edgewear to the wrappers, a few tiny tears along lower portion of the spine, page edges lightly tanned, front cover has a small tear that is expertly repaired on the verso, contents are bright and clean except for a few leaves that are offset, where advertisements were laid-in. A desirable copy of an uncommon title.

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        The Moon. A Summary Of The Existing Knowledge Of Our Satellite, With A Complete Photographic Atlas.

      Doubleday, Page & Company,, N Y 1903 - photos; 100 plates. Publisher's blue cloth, upper cover bordered and lettered in white with a central photographic onlay, abrasions to the border. Although some of the illustrations are reprinted from other sources, many of the beautiful photographs were taken by Pickering from his observatory in Jamaica. Although over the course of his career some of his findings would later be deemed false, the present work stands as a befitting memorial to a life dedicated to the study of the heavens. Photo plate front board. Errata bound in. Provenance 'CMM' contemporary bookplate. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Butterflies and Moths of Europe

      Cassell and Co. 1903 - 1903. A bright, well-preserved, VG+ copy. Half leather over marbled boards. 5 raised bands and hand-tooled gilt-lettering on spine. Thick quarto, 431 pgs. With 55 sumptuous color plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Reminiscences Of An Astronomer

      Boston And New York: Houghton, Mifflin And Company, 1903. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Frontispiece. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Printing X, 424 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Detailed Autobiography With Succinct Explanations Of His Own Work And That Of Others He Worked With. This Example Inscribed To R C Archibald, Who Wrote The Official Biography And Bibliography Of Newcomb Published In The Memoirs Of The National Academy Of Sciences In 1924, And Also With The 1956 Signature Of A Prominent Jpl Astronomer Who Managed The U.S. Halley Watch Group. This Example Very Good +/ Near Fine, Light Wear, Gilt Brilliant, Hinges Tight.

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        Typed Letter, Signed ("S Newcomb"), to the editors of The Independent, inquiring as to the fate of his article on "The Outlook for the Flying Machine"

      Washington, D.C., 1903. One page. 12mo. A few old wrinkles. Fine. Orange half morocco folding case. One page. 12mo. A brief and intriguing letter from the Canadian-born mathematical astronomer and political economist Simon Newcomb (1835-1909), inquiring about the receipt of his article, "The Outlook for the Flying Machine", which he had sent the preceding week. "I am somewhat concerned in not having received from you a proof of my article on The Outlook for the Flying Machine ... nor even any intimation that you had received either the article or the figures." He was in charge of the telescope at the U.S. Naval Observatory and later superintendent of the Almanac Office of the U.S. Navy. "he parlayed his planetary studies into an international project to bring order to the different national ephemerides through the adoption of uniform constants and consistent positional data. By the turn of the century, many of Newcomb's new constants, tables, and theories were becoming the norm in positional astronomy, a status that they retained through the mid-twentieth century. Newcomb received the Copley Medal of the Royal Society of London in 1890" (ANB). Newcomb could not know that his article was published in The Independent on the same day this letter was written. In the article he stated famously, "Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of the bird." He was of the opinion, however, that the "the present state of our knowledge" was insufficient to permit powered flight; he did not know that the Wright Borthers had advanced that state of knowledge and would achieve sustained flight just a few weeks after this note was written.

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        Der Tag. 1899 bis 1903.

      Winterthur., 1903. 151 S. 8° , Illustr. Ppbd. Mit 5 Holzschn. (1 auf dem Einband) und Dedikationsholzschn. von Karl Hofer. - Rathenau 5-10. - In einer Aufl. von 100 Ex. veröffentlichter Privatdruck. Frühe Arbeit von Hofer. Der Holzschn. \"Dedicavit Hans Reinhart\" in Bordüre, mit gestempelter Exemplar-Nr. 9, auf vorderen Innendeckel montiert. Vorsatzbl. mit eigenh. Widmung von Reinhart. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

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        New York and Brooklyn Bridge (Bridge N°1)

      Joseph Koehler, New York 1903 - Rare et majestueuse Chromolithographie, en coloris d'époque, représentant une vue panoramique de la ville de New York et du Pont de Brooklyn. Cette vue a été réalisée en 1903, 20 ans après la construction du pont de Brooklyn, par les propres concepteurs de ce pont, John A. Roehling et son fils, et imprimée par Joseph Koehler. A l'époque, le pont de Brooklyn, terminé en 1883, était le premier pont suspendu avec des cables en acier. Cette vue plongeante représente le Lower East Side de Manhattan visible depuis la rive de Brooklyn. L'East River est traversée par le Pont de Brooklyn qui, reliant les 2 rives, domine cette immense vue. Cette lithographie témoigne de l'effervescence de la métropole américaine avec la représentation d'une vive activité portuaire, de nombreux bateaux à voiles et à vapeur, le trafic automobile sur le pont, avec les traditionnels drapeaux américains surplombant les tours du pont. Sous l'illustration, des détails techniques concernant la largeur du pont, sa longueur, le diamètre des cables, etc. Joseph Koehler est un illustre lithographe de New York qui exerça de 1890 à 1911. Cette lithographie est extrêmement rare. Rare and majestic Chromolithography, in period colors, depicting a panoramic view of New York City and the Brooklyn Bridge. This view was made in 1903, 20 years after the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, by the designers of this bridge, John A. Roehling and his son, and printed by Joseph Koehler. At that time, the Brooklyn Bridge, realised in 1883, was the first suspension bridge with steel cables. This plunging view represents the Lower East Side of Manhattan visible from the shore of Brooklyn. The East River is crossed by the Brooklyn Bridge which, linking the two banks, dominates this immense view. This lithograph testifies to the effervescence of the American metropolis with the representation of a lively port activity, many sailing and steamboats, car traffic on the bridge, with the traditional American flags overlooking the towers of the bridge. Under the illustration, technical details concerning the width of the bridge, its length, the diameter of the cables, etc. Joseph Koehler is an illustrious lithographer from New York who practiced from 1890 to 1911. This lithography is extremely rare. Dim : 100 x 67 cm; 39,3 x 26,3 inches.

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        Dictionnaire des Figures Héraldiques.

      Bruxelles, Société Belge de Librairie 1894-1903. - 7 volumes. In-8°. Cartonnages vers 1920. Edition originale complet et propre. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Flora and Sylva. A monthly review for lovers of garden, woodland,, tree or flower.

      Published at 17, Furnival Street, London 1903 - DELUXE ISSUE, 3 vols. (all published), folio, pp. [vi], 324; [vi], 392; [vi], 360 + 66 chromolithograph plates. Original half vellum, white buckram boards, spines lettered in gilt. Occasional foxing and toning. Bindings a bit soiled. Ink inscription to front pastedown of vol. 1: '1943 Sold by Blackwells of Oxford'; two gift inscriptions to initial blank in each vol.: 'F.J.P.L. from Charlie & Nellie, June 1st 1904 [Xmas 1904; Xmas 1905]' and 'Rosemary to W.R.W. Christmas 1943' A short-lived and luxuriously-produced periodical - published from April 1903 to December 1905 - here as first issued in book-form and one of a limited number of copies specially bound in half vellum instead of blue cloth. Nissen BBI 2251. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TYPHOON and Other Stories

      1903. London: William Heinemann, 1903. 2 pp preliminary ads = 32 pp terminal ads, undated. Original dark grey cloth with front-cover life preserver in gilt. First Edition, first (i.e. non-Colonial) issue, limited to 1,500 copies. In addition to the title tale, the "other stories" are "Amy Foster," "Falk" and "To-morrow" ("Falk" is the tale that centers upon Conrad's often-recurring theme of cannibalism). "Typhoon" had been published in New York in 1902, prior to Conrad's final revisions that are reflected in the text of this English edition; the other three appear in book form for the first time here.~This is a "pure" domestic copy, with the domestic half-title and title leaves; demand from British booksellers was so great that the binder subsequently had to create "hybrid" copies, transferring colonial copies to the domestic market and back again. It is in Cagle's binding "a" -- with 110mm between "Conrad" and "Heinemann" on the spine, and with the pages trimmed at the top edge only. This copy does include the 32-page ad catalogue that is present in some but not all copies.~It is in close-to-fine condition (very slight cracking of the front endpaper). Cagle A8b(1).

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      London: Downey & Co., n.d. [1903].. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] [i-ii] [iii] iv-v [vi] [1] 2-387 [388: blank] [note: title leaf is an insert], original decorated dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First British one-volume edition. First published by Bentley in 1864 (in three volumes). One of a quartet of horror novels produced in the mid-1860s, "four sensational novels that are the best of their kind ... brilliant mid-Victorian novels of mystery and suspense." - Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 224-225. "... a superb mystery tale of murder and retributive fate. Le Fanu at the height of his powers weaves an intricate plot and keeps the readers breathless with expectation and excitement ... This is a bizarre tale which in its raw, jagged power almost equals WUTHERING HEIGHTS." - Devendra P. Varma, Arno Press promotional brochure for The Collected Works of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1976), pp. 22-3. "Somber thriller in which the implacable working of fate brings the guilty to account, after the fashion of Le Fanu's best short stories (though the supernatural aspects are carefully understated). Similar in some ways to Wilkie Collins's melodramas ... but grimmer in outlook." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-52. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-64. Hubin (1994), p. 493. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, spine lean, free endpapers tanned, a bright, very good copy. An uncommon edition of this novel. (#156344)

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