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        Oscar Und Cacilie Graf

      Munich: Hugo Helbing, 1903. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. 1903 1st edition, in an unknown (but undoubtedly very small) limitation. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. A catalogue of the etchings, lithographs and monotypes of Oscar and Cacilie Graf. Folio, 62 pgs. A VG copy in beige pictorial cloth with light foxing and minor soiling to front and back panels. Internally clean as could be and all reproductions, which are of a very high quality, are bright and clear. An impressive turn-of-the-century monograph. Signed by Author.

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        HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF LOUISIANA: THEIR RELIGIOUS, CIVIC, CHARITABLE AND PATRIOTIC LIFE.

      [New Orleans], Jewish Historical Publishing Company Of Louisiana 1903 - 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Von St. Pierre bis Karlsbad. Studien über die Entwicklungsgeschichte der Vulkane. Mit 92 Illustrationen und einem farbigen Titelbilde.

      Berlin, Allgemeiner Verein für Deutsche Litteratur, 1903. goldgepr. Org.-Halbleder mit marmorierten Bezügen. Oktav, XI, 346 S. Deckelkanten etwas berieben, aber dennoch sehr schönes Exemplar. Ausführliche und frühe Studie über Vulkane mit umfangreichem photographischem Material. - Gebunden in den schön gestalteten Verlagseinband mit dem Vereinswappen des Verlegers.

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        The Book of Ser Marco Polo

      London - John Murray., 1903 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An English translation of the works of Marco Polo. The third edition of this translation, 'revised throughout in the light of recent discoveries by Henri Cordier of Paris. ' With a memoir of the translator, Henry Yule, by his daughter Frances. All plates present across both volumes. Illustrated throughout, with numerous plates, both folding and colour in addition to dozens of vignettes. Sir Henry Yule, the translator, published many travel books during his lifetime. He was also the compiler of Anglo-Indian terms. Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller and citizen of the Venetian Republic. This work isa translation of his record of travels. This work described to Europeans the wealth and size of China as well as other Asian cities and countries. Condition: In full cloth bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, generally smart with minor rubbing to the head and tail of spines and to the extremities. Hinges are slightly strained but firm. Internally, binding is strained in places, particularly to volume II. Pages are generally bright with small patches of spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Little Sheperd of Kingdom Come

      Charles Scribner's Sons, [New York] 1903 - "Advance copy for private distribution" Illustrations by F. C. Yohn. [ii], 88-100, 220-236, 325-340, 467-480, 591-604, 711-727, 48-65, 183-196 pp. 4to. One of a limited number of advance copies, comprising offprints from the original magazine type, hence the erratic pagination. The general title-page with printed publishers compliments accomplished in manuscript and presented to L.F. Gantert. Provenance: Mrs. J. Insley Blair (green morocco Blairhame booklabel) Brown boards, yellow printed label on the upper cover. Frontispiece illustration loose, light foxing. In custom brown cloth slipcase with leather label Illustrations by F. C. Yohn. [ii], 88-100, 220-236, 325-340, 467-480, 591-604, 711-727, 48-65, 183-196 pp. 4to [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Roman du Chaperon-Rouge.

      carteret 1903 - 1903 exemplaire nominatif tirage limite a 350 ex celui ci velin sur marais un des 250 ex signe par l éditeur en souvenir de 1914-1915 couverture un peu jaunie [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE OFFICIAL PROGRAMME AND BOOK OF WONDERS COMBINED OF THE BARNUM AND BAILEY GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH.

      New York: George Arlington, 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.. First Edition. Color Pictorial Wrappers. General Moderate Cover Wear/No Jacket. Small Quarto.

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        Correspondence of Pearl Doris Reed, of Indianapolis, Indiana, to Homer Jarrett, of Harris County, Georgia and Indianapolis, 1903-1905

      41 letters, 161 manuscript pages, with retained mailing envelopes, dated 17 May 1903 to 28 November 1905. The letters in this collection were written by Pearl Doris Reed, a young African-American woman, when she was between 17 - 19 years old. The first five letters were written by Pearl from her residence at 2714 Kenwood Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana. After these five letters, the remaining ones are written from 2730 Kenwood Avenue, which appears to have been the same house, but the numbering system changed. Pearl writes the first two letters to her correspondent, Homer Jarrett, at the Exchange Hotel, Union Stockyards, Indianapolis, Indiana, where Jarrett was staying temporarily. She wrote to Homer at a different address in Indianapolis before writing him in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Homer then returns to Indianapolis where the correspondence resumes for sixteen letters at a couple of addresses in Indianapolis before we find Homer again in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Homer returns to Indianapolis before he returns to Hot Springs, where she sends 8 letters. After this trip to Hot Springs, we find Pearl writing five letters to Homer at St. Louis, Missouri, then he moves on to French Lick, Indiana, where Pearl writes two letters before he returns to Indianapolis and the correspondence ends with Pearl's final two letters. Pearl Doris Reed (1886-1984)Pearl Doris Reed was born 5 March 1886 in Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky. Her father was Beauford Edmund Averitt (1839-1926), a white physician. Pearl's father, Beauford E. Averitt, was the son of John Averitt and Elizabeth Tucker. Pearl's father died on 7 July 1926 and was buried at Ryder Cemetery, Lebanon, Kentucky.Pearl's mother was Anna Allen Reed (1853-1911). Anna Allen had eight children. Her oldest daughter was listed as a Campbell in the 1870 census and oldest son George was listed as "George Ray" in that census. It is unclear where the Campbell and Ray surnames came from, but perhaps they were children out of wedlock. Anna Allen had married a George Reed and when he died she married his brother, Palmer Reed. They had two children together - Sarah and Louise. Sometime after these two children were born, Palmer Reed left and Anna had a long term relationship with a white doctor named Beauford Edmund Averitt. Anna and Buford had four children together; Hugh was born in 1876, followed by Minnie in 1878, Clarence in 1882, and Pearl in 1886. Anna and Beauford do not appear to have ever lived together, and Beauford was always listed as single in the U.S. Census records.Pearl's mother Anna was listed in the 1880 and 1900 Census as being born in Kentucky, (as were her parents). According to an online genealogy at ancestry.com, Pearl's father (Beauford E. Averitt) was stated to have been "white," and a physician, who graduated Kentucky School of Medicine, in 1866 and University of Louisville, finishing in 1873. He practiced in Bradfordsville, Kentucky and died at Lebanon, Kentucky, where he was born.Pearl was one of at least eight children born to her mother; five of the others being: Sarah Jane Reed Busby (1870 - 1954); George Reed (1873 - 1945); Lillian Louise Reed Shoemaker (1873 - 1938); Hugh Reed Averette (1876 - 1951); Minnie Averette Reed Mullins (1878 - 1963). On the 1900 Census, Pearl, her mother, and some of her siblings are found enumerated in Indianapolis on Willard Street in a rental property. The family was listed as "black" and Pearl's mother listed herself as a widow. In the 1910 Census, Pearl is found living at Indianapolis, with her older brother George and her mother. Her mother was still listed as a widow, even though her husband did not die until 1926. Pearl, her mother, and her brother George, were listed as "mulattos." Pearl's mother Anna Allen Reed died the following year in 1911. She was buried at Mount Jackson Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pearl's oldest brother was George Reed (1873-1945). He was born January 10, 1867 in Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky. He never married and had no children but as the oldest son, he became the man of the house in the absence of a father. George migrated to Indianapolis as a young man to work at the Van Camp Canneries in 1887. During the next several years the whole Reed family followed George to Indianapolis.Pearl married in 1910 and her mother Anna died the following year in 1911; her brother George continued on living at 2730 Kenwood. Pearl, before her marriage had lived at this 2730 Kenwood Street address and it is from here that she writes to Homer Jarrett. While the letters offered here are friendly, courtship letters between Pearl and Homer Jarrett, Pearl never married Jarrett; she eventually married Dr. Alfred B. Cleage (1883-1957) on 29 September 1910, several years after this correspondence ends. Dr. Cleage was born in Lowden, Tennessee, on 15 May 1883. He moved his family to Detroit, Michigan in 1916 where he practiced medicine for forty-two years, sixteen of which he served on the staff at Receiving Hospital. Cleage was a graduate of Knoxville College, and the University of Indiana Medical School. He was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha and Iota Boule Chapter of the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternities and active in the political and cultural life of Detroit. Dr. Cleage was a charter member of Central Congregational Church, and one of its most ardent financial supporters.Pearl Doris Reed Cleage became the founder of St. John's Presbyterian Church and the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Detroit. She was a Detroit resident, since at least 1916, after moving there with her husband and family. She often lectured on African-American history and was a member of the auxiliaries of the Iota Boule and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternities. She organized the West Side Human Relations Council in the 1930s. One of Pearl's sons was the Rev. Albert B. Cleage, Jr (1911-2000); another was Dr. Louis Cleage (1913-1994), with the others being Henry Cleage (1916-1996), Hugh Cleage (1918-2005), Barbara (Cleage) Martin, Gladys (Cleage) Evans and Anna (Cleage) Shreve. The 1920 Census lists Pearl, her husband, and their children all enumerated at Detroit, listing them as "mulattos." The 1930 and 1940 Census records lists Pearl, her husband, and her children, enumerated at Detroit only now they are listed as "negroes." Dr. Cleage died on 4 April 1957 and was buried at Detroit Memorial Park East, Warren, Macomb County; Michigan. Pearl died on 16 July 1982, while vacationing at Idlewild, Michigan, and was buried at Detroit Memorial Park East with her husband. Homer C. Jarrett (c1882-1959), formerly of Shiloh, Georgia, later of Boston, Massachusetts, correspondent of Pearl Doris ReedHomer C. Jarrett was the son of Julia Jarrett (1856 - ?) of Milners Cross Roads, Harris County, Georgia. Julia Jarrett was the daughter of Benjamin Jarrett and his wife Elizabeth. On 7 August 1867 Benjamin Jarrett is found registered on the "Returns of Qualified Voters and Reconstruction Oath Books" for Harris County. In the 1870 Census we first see Julia Jarrett. She is listed as being 18, living in her parent's (Ben and Elizabeth) household with her siblings: Ann, Puss, James, Jane. All of Julia's siblings (including Julia) were born before the Civil War, thus all were former slaves. In 1880, Julia Jarrett is found listed in the household of her parents at Milners Cross Road in Harris County, Georgia. She was born about 1856 and was the daughter of Benjamin and Lizzie Jarrett. Ben and his wife were listed as "mulattos" as were their children, including Julia. Julia's father Ben was listed as being born in Georgia about 1818, as were his parents. However, Julia's mother Lizzie, was listed as being born in Georgia about 1815, while Lizzie's mother was listed as born in "Africa," a survivor of the middle passage. In 1880, Julia's father Ben was listed as a farmer, with Julia working on the farm with him. In the household along with Julia and her parents were Julia's brother Jim and his wife Ellen. There were also seven different children, with various surnames, all listed as Ben's grandchildren. Several are listed under Julia, thus they may have been her children by various men. Although this point is not clear and would need to be investigated further.The 1900 Census for Milners Cross Roads District, Harris County, Georgia, is the first time we see Homer C. Jarrett enumerated. He was listed as 15 years old, putting his birth year about 1885. Other records have him listed as being born sometime between 1882 and 1888. He is listed in the household of his mother Julia Jarrett. There are at least six different Jarrett families listed on the census page. Julia Jarrett is living with her father Benjamin Jarrett, who was born in August 1818. Julia was listed as being born in June of 1856. She was a widow and the mother of nine children, all of whom were still living in 1900. Julia, her children, her parents, and her father's parents, all appear to have been born in Georgia, dating the family back to the 18th Century in Georgia. The other Jarrett household enumerated on this page is obviously relatives. Julia's father is listed as a farmer; three of her sons (Charles, Homer, Claude) are listed as farm laborers. We can assume that these Jarrett households possibly grew up on this section of land where they now lived; some of them (Julia who was born in 1856, her father Ben who was born in 1818) were slaves prior to the Civil War. Homer's other siblings living with him in 1900 were: Charles, Claude, Rosy, Eulus, Arthur, and Lizzie. Charles was the oldest born about 1879.In 1910, Julia Jarrett and her family were all still living at their rented place in Milners Cross Roads. The family is still farming, her father, Ben Jarrett, was still living at 94 years old. Homer was out of the house, presumably traveling, as he does not show up on the 1910 Census. It is known that he settled down in Boston, Massachusetts, at about this time or soon after, as he shows up in 1918 in Boston. On his WWI draft registration card, Homer Clifford Jarrett stated he was born 6 August 1882. At the time of the WWI draft card (12 Sept 1918) he was living in Boston at 91 W. Springfield Street, working as a "reamer" at the Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation in Quincy, Massachusetts. He gives "Julia Jarrett" of "Shiloh, Harris County, Georgia" as his nearest relative. Homer was listed as a "negro," short and slender, with blue eyes and black hair.In 1920, Homer Jarrett is found living at 5 Woodbine Street, amongst other African-Americans, Jews, and Irish, around the Dudley Square and Roxbury borders. He was listed in 1920 as working on his own in real estate. The block where he was renting included a number of other "mulatto's" enumerated, along with the Irish and Jews. The 1930 Census shows Homer boarding at 365 Northampton Street, which appears to be in the African-American Boston neighborhood of Roxbury. He is listed as working in real estate on his own account. In 1940, we find Homer Jarrett still enumerated in Boston and still working on his own account as a real estate operator. He was listed at 51 years of age, single, and renting a house at 70 Williams Street with two other men. He had been living on Williams Street since at least 1935. The other renters were also African-American from the South. This address also appears to be located in the Roxbury neighborhood.In 1942, Homer registered for the WWII draft. He was still living in Boston (365 Northampton St.). His date of birth was given as 6 August 1888, which is six years younger than the birth date given on his WWI draft registration, thus he made himself older on his WWI draft registration application. He states he was born in Harris County, Georgia and that his brother Claude Jarrett (of Chicago) would always know his location. For his employment, Homer stated he was "in business" at 973 Tremont St., in Boston, which may be his real estate business, not clear. His WWII draft registration gives us further details of Homer's physical description, his skin color was light brown, eyes blue, and he stood 5'8" and weighed 185 pounds. With blue eyes and light brown skin tone, we can assume Homer was of mixed race, which is evidenced on the 1920 Census where he is listed as a "mulatto."Homer C. Jarrett was still being listed in the Boston city directories in 1955, still in real estate with his office at the Tremont Street address, and living at 365 Northampton. Homer appears to have died on18 October 1959. He was still living in Boston at the time of his death. He does not appear to ever have married. *Genealogy of the Jarrett family gathered from www.ancestry.comWilliam Copeland, Slave OwnerIn 1883-1887, the Valley Plains Militia District (Shiloh Post Office) shows Benjamin Jarrett listed as a "freedman" and working for "W. Copeland," showing that Jarrett had previously been a slave, and his children were likely slaves as well. William Copeland was a large slave owner in Harris County, Georgia. The 1860 Slave Census shows him owning 75 slaves between the ages of 3 months and 75 years of age. Several of these slaves would have been about the age of Benjamin Jarrett. Copeland was enumerated on this slave schedule among the Trammell and Sparks families. Copeland and Trammell are the same surnames that some of the mulatto children, Benjamin Jarrett's grandchildren, were given that appear on the census records of 1880.In an online post about the plantation records of William Copeland* we find that William Copeland, Sr. (father of the above mentioned William Copeland), died and his estate (along with his slaves) was divided up amongst his five children, four sons and a daughter. The sons were William, Alexander, Baldwin and Peter, with the daughter being Martha Mullins. Peter had died thus his share went to his children, one of whom was Trammell. The grandchildren of Benjamin Jarrett as they appeared on the 1880 Census had the surnames of Mullins, Trammell, and Copeland. William Copeland, Sr.'s will, showed several of the slaves were named "Ben," thus we can be fairly certain, that Julia and her father Ben were slaves of William Copeland's family. According to this online posting, Julia's mother is supposed to have been of East Indian descent.*https://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=1285&p=localities.northam.usa.states.georgia.counties.harris Sample Quotations:"January 27, 1904Homer - I received your letter about fifteen minutes ago and was pleased that you should be so solicitous of our welfare as to write to inquire about our health. .. You seem to be hurt over my calling you a coward. I said it because, at the time, you acted like one, but otherwise I do not think you are. Forgive me if I spoke too plainly for I did you a wrong in doing so perhaps. You must also forgive me for causing you to break your vow, in accompanying us to church and home. You should not have broken it Homer. You told me once before that you would forget me and I told you that I would help you ..." "January 31, 1904 Homer - Your letter was received and I was rather surprised at the way you misunderstood everything that I said in my letter. I did not mean that any one out here would try to injure you for the boys all like you and respect you. They often speak of you with praise and are always glad to see you whenever you come out. You will please note that I meant that you would probably neglect your studies and thereby fail to make your grade if you thought of me often ..." One of Pearl's letters shows that Homer Jarrett did not much care for Pearl's mother:"2730 Kenwood Ave, Oct 7th /04Mr. Jarrett: -Homer, for the evil thoughts and words concerning my mother, which you spoke a few weeks ago, I forgive you as I hope to be forgiven, of my many sins and faults.My mother does not know anything about it and has often asked why you never visit any more. She shall never learn your terrible thoughts of her. She will always think you one of the most gentle young men in the city, if I can help it.Sincerely, Pearl D. Reed" "November 27, 1904 Mr. Jarrett, ... I was glad to hear that you spent a pleasant evening Thanksgiving, and, that intend to visit my church again... Don't you know Homer, that when I read that you had to work Sunday it flashed upon me suddenly that you gave me to understand Thursday that you did not work on Sundays and that your place of business was closed on that day. Did you make the mistake or was it mine? I hope that it was mine. Did you ever stop to think that we are constantly finding fault with each one another and that we can not understand each other? If it is not you, it is me, but I hope that it is my mistake this time..." Another letter shows that Homer and Pearl's relationship was not meant to be, as he thought her to be "very contrary and flighty":"2730 Kenwood Ave, Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 18th, /05Mr. Jarrett:- Homer, having just returned from a long walk with Helen, Jim & Ben, I wish to speak with you. I shall pretend that I see you and I can get on nicer or better.Homer, I am sorry that our short acquaintance was so very disappointing to you and that I was and am so very contrary and flighty, but you will see Homer, that I can't be otherwise. I could not if I tried. Of course, I shall not say that I do try for I should speak untrue.Maybe it is just as well that we did not go any more than we did together. Listen, you speak of the gifts from you to me. Why, Homer. I would have given them back to you because I did not think myself worthy of them, do you understand? I was and am proud of the books and the parasol and shall always be, and love them.But, Homer, listen, if you do not believe anything that I say anymore, don't you think that I had better cease writing to you?You do not care for me or you would trust me. Do you know that people generally trust those that they care for? Do you always expect proof of things? For you never think of trusting anybody, even those you profess to care for? Homer.This being the case, I think we should cease to correspond don't you? You do, add would not, believe anything I should say, and so it, would be all of no avail.Mother is getting on nicely, and sends her best regards to you and advises you to be a good boy.Minnie & family are quite well. They send love and best wishes to you. The children often speak of you to me. Love from all to you. Glad you heard from your mother, and that she is well.Our church is carry on revival now and I think I shall attend tomorrow night.Homer good by, yours sincerely, Pearl D. Reed"A letter from 27 January 1905 shows that Pearl has an interest in the "Russian Rebellion" as she calls it and wonders if they sympathize with "poor negroes" in America:"#2730 Kenwood Ave, Indianapolis, Ind, Jan 27th /05Mr. Jarrett: -Homer, your letter was received O.k. Very glad to hear from you so soon. How are you? Hope you are well as I am. We are having very cold weather here just now, and have had several heavy snows...I went for a walk about 2:30 pm. I walked all the way to the library and back. You have no idea how I enjoyed the walk Homer. I felt rather blue when I left home, but by the time I reached it again I thought life was worth the living after all. Really, there is nothing like walking to cause you to forget your petty troubles and ills I think. Don't you think so too? The book I got is "Bayou Folk," by Kate Chopin. Have you read it, or any of her works?Are you interested in the Russian Rebellion? I feel very sorry for them, the poor ones I mean, and I hope that they will get their rights and desires in the end, but I wonder if they sympathized with the poor negro when he was in as bad, if not worse, a plight as themselves. All of the Czar's troubles are coming at once it seems. The "Japs" proved too much for them, and then the "people" turned as it were, on them. I think his son that he longed and prayed for has brought him ill luck so far.I have not been any place lately and Hugh and I shall go to the Grand Opera House Saturday if nothing happens to prevent it...Homer tell me about yourself won't you? You never tell me what you are doing at all. Are you not glad you are not here in this seven wraths? I envy you, your location just now. Please pity us poor mortals Homer....Write soon Homer, yours sincerely, Pearl Doris Reed" As the correspondence continues, it becomes more and more clear that any relationship between Pearl and Homer was doomed:"#2730 Kenwood Ave, Indianapolis, In., Feb 6th /05Dear Homer: -Your letter was received a few hours ago and I find you as obstinate as ever...Homer, our acquaintance was very pleasant to me. I am only sorry that you did not find it so, and, were continually finding fault with me.You are not aware of the fact that you are the first and only person who ever told me that I was of a 'flighty disposition.' You seem to understand me better than anyone that I've come in contact with. Homer it seems that you should know why I did not turn to you?Remember, I am only sorry for my 'flighty disposition' in so much as it displeases you. I detest to displease anyone.It seems that I've been very very willful, disagreeably flighty and everything else that I should not, Homer, in your eyes.Since all confidence is lost, why I think the case is hopeless. I should not care for anyone that I had no faith in and I do not think that anyone loves without it. I do not think I should care for that love at any rate, for it would not satisfy me.... Pearl D. Reed" One of Pearl's letters to Homer mentions a murder that happened on May 17th, 1905. According to the Fort Smith Times (Fort Smith, Arkansas) at Hot Springs, an African-American man by the name of Henry Smith, in a jealous rage, shot his wife Mollie to death, wounded a male friend of hers, named Will Lou, and nearly killed his own daughter who was with the couple. The woman, daughter and Lou were returning from a fishing expedition with a group of friends and were embarking from their wagon outside the Roanoke Baptist Church. Henry Smith showed up in a fit of rage. After shooting his wife and Lou, he ran to a nearby saloon, traded his revolver for a bottle of whiskey, drank half of it, and then turned himself in to the Sheriff. The murdered woman was the sister of Jack Page, a well-known African-American attorney at Hot Springs."#2730 Kenwood Ave, Indianapolis, May 22nd, /05"Dear Homer: - ...Homer I think you are rather reckless, do you know it? To think of running in the direction of shooting! Why you might have been shot yourself. You touching the girl that was shot you said, think as if it were nothing, and don't you know a have a positive horror of dead people that I can't over come really, I try to but I can't. I wonder why? I am actually afraid of them. I think that I am more afraid of dead people than I am to die.... Pearl D. Reed"

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        Nietzsche's Werke - 20 Bände. Band I: Die Geburt der Tragödie. Unzeitgemäße Betrachtungen. (Kröner, 1917); Band II: Menschliches, Allzumenschliches. 1. Bd. (Kröner, 1917); Band III: Menschliches, Allzumenschliches. 2. Bd. (Kröner, 1916); Band IV: Morgenröthe. (Kröner, 1917); Band V: Die fröhliche Wissenschaft. (Kröner, 1915); Band VI: Also sprach Zarathustra. (Kröner, 1919); Band VII: Jenseits von Gut und Böse. Zur Genealogie der Moral. (Kröner, 1910); Band VIII: Der Fall Wagner. Götzen-Dämmerung. Nietzsche contra Wagner. Umwerthung aller Werthe I. Dichtungen. (Kröner, 1919); Band IX: Nachgelassene Werke. Aus den Jahren 1869-1872. (Naumann, 1903); Band X: Nachgelassene Werke. Aus den Jahren 1872/73 - 1875/76. (Naumann, 1903); Band XI: Nachg

      Leipzig, Naumann und Kröner, 1903 / 1926. - ca 10000 Seiten Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 4 Bünde, mit 2 Porträts und einigen Faksimiles, alle Bände einheitlich gebunden die Lederfarbe am Buchrücken etwas abweichend, Kanten gering berieben, sonst alle zwanzig Bände guter Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5550 Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 25% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 750,00 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Inverkeithing, North Queensferry, Rosyth and The Naval Base.

      Dunfermline: W. Clark & Son, 1903. - 15 pages dedicated to Dunfermline Golf Club. The History of the Club and description of the Course, by Cunningham. Hard to find early club History. Unrecorded edition. Very good, clean boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Villa Schönow. Eine Erzählung.

      Berlin, Verlag von Otto Janke, 1903. 205 Seiten, OHLeinen (Rücken ausgeblichen), 2. Auflage, Lesebändchen, auf Vorsatz farbiges Exlibris von Ernst Liebermann (1869-1960, In der Endphase des Zweiten Weltkriegs nahm ihn Hitler im August 1944 in die Gottbegnadeten-Liste der in seinen Augen wichtigsten Maler auf), Kanten trotz Lederschutzecken etwas bestossen. Wenige Bleistiftunterstreichungen. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Raabe an Karl Koetschau, datiert, signiert. Gutes, zeitgemäßes Exemplar. Selten. Rare. Good copy. Handsigned by the author. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Signatur, Autograph, Widmungsexemplar, Signed

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        UTOPIA. Written by Sir Thomas More in Latin and translated by Ralph Robynson to which are added The Life of the Author by his son-in-law William Roper and some letters.

      London Printed at the Chiswick Press for George Bell and Sons 1903 - Limited edition #7 of 200, tall 4to., frontispiece portrait after Holbein, text in red and black, age-toning to extremities, small ink ownership to verso of limitation page, else fine, later half red morocco, gilt panels to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, inner hinges professionally reinforced, a few faint spots and a small area of fading to top of upper cover otherwise a very handsome copy indeed. A work of fiction and political philosophy first published in 1516; it is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Architectural Antiquities of Northern Gujarat, more especially of the Districts included in the Baroda State.:

      Archaeological Survey of Western India Vol.IX., London Archaeological Survey of India 1903 - The monuments surveyed include Jain remains at Anahilavada, Muslim buildings at Patan, and the temple of the sun at Modhera, which Colonel Monier Williams, Surveyor General, once exclaimed to be "one of the finest specimens of ancient Hindu architecture .I ever saw." An introductory chapter summarises thirty years epigraphical and other research on Gujarat. THIS BOOK WEIGHS 3.2 kilos before packing, postage quoted on request A suoerb copy in original cloth. First edition 4to, pp.x, 118, 110 plates, 10 text figures, colour map.

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        Nietzsche\'s Werke - 20 Bände. Band I: Die Geburt der Tragödie. Unzeitgemäße Betrachtungen. (Kröner, 1917); Band II: Menschliches, Allzumenschliches. 1. Bd. (Kröner, 1917); Band III: Menschliches, Allzumenschliches. 2. Bd. (Kröner, 1916); Band IV: Morgenröthe. (Kröner, 1917); Band V: Die fröhliche Wissenschaft. (Kröner, 1915); Band VI: Also sprach Zarathustra. (Kröner, 1919); Band VII: Jenseits von Gut und Böse. Zur Genealogie der Moral. (Kröner, 1910); Band VIII: Der Fall Wagner. Götzen-Dämmerung. Nietzsche contra Wagner. Umwerthung aller Werthe I. Dichtungen. (Kröner, 1919); Band IX: Nachgelassene Werke. Aus den Jahren 1869-1872. (Naumann, 1903); Band X: Nachgelassene Werke. Aus den Jahren 1872/73 - 1875/76. (Naumann, 1903); Band XI: Nachgelassene Werke. Unveröffentlichtes aus der Zeit des Menschlichen, Allzumenschlichen und der Morgenröthe. (Kröner, 1919); Band XII: Nachgelassene Werke. Unveröffentlichtes aus der Zeit der Fröhlichen Wissenschaft und des Zarathustra. (Kröner, 1919); Band XIII: Nachgelassene Werke. Unveröffentlichtes aus der Umwerthungszeit I. (Naumann, 1903); Band XIV: Nachgelassene Werke. Unveröffentlichtes aus der Umwerthungszeit II. (Naumann, 1904); Band XV: Nachgelassene Werke. Ecce homo. Der Wille zur Macht. 1. u. 2. Buch. (Kröner, 1911); Band XVI: Nachgelassene Werke. Der Wille zur Macht. 3. u. 4. Buch. (Kröner, 1911); Band XVII: Philologica. 1. Bd. (Kröner, 1910); Band XVIII: Philologica. 2. Bd. (Kröner, 1912); Band XIX: Philologica. 3. Bd. (Kröner, 1913); Band XX: Nietzsche-Register. Alphabetisch-systematische Übersicht zu Nietzsches Werken nach Begriffen, Kernsätzen und Namen. (Kröner, 1926).

      Leipzig, Naumann und Kröner, 1903 / 1926. Mischauflage ca 10000 Seiten Gr. 8°, Halbleder Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 4 Bünde, mit 2 Porträts und einigen Faksimiles, alle Bände einheitlich gebunden die Lederfarbe am Buchrücken etwas abweichend, Kanten gering berieben, sonst alle zwanzig Bände guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Santa Margherita

      1903. Watercolor on paper. Initialed "E.C.D." by the artist at bottom left. Titled and dated bottom right. 14 x 10 1/4 inches. Small closed tear at bottom right. Some minor edge wear. Watercolor on paper. Initialed "E.C.D." by the artist at bottom left. Titled and dated bottom right. 14 x 10 1/4 inches.

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        Unka Shu (A Collection of Clouds And Mist)

      Yamada Unsodo, Kyoto 1903 - Two volumes. lettered wrappers decorated in color, stabbed and string-bound in traditional style. Each volume contains ten block-printed designs in color highlighted in silver and gold on five leaves, and 30 designs in black and white on ten leaves. Neo-Rimpa designs using clouds and mist as design elements. Furuya Korin was a key figure in the development of modern Japanese design known as Neo-Rimpa in the late Meiji perior: a stylized and abstracted version of nature based on the aesthetics of the school of Ogata Korin. He was editor of the Japanese design magazine Shin-Bijutsukai. Kyot was the center of high-end Japanese textile and production as well as printing from hand-carved woodblocks by skilled artisans. This book is a classic example of zuancho, design idea books for kimono, screens, etc. Reference: Zuancho in Kyoto: Design Books for the Japanese Trade. Stanford 2008 Size: 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Poison des Pierreries.

      Librairie des Amateurs A. Ferroud, Paris 1903 - III + 82 pp. + 18 colour illustrations Georges Rochegrosse + 4 floral decorated border plates at end, vignette on title page,half-title, contemporary half-calf, marbled endpaper, title gilt on raised decorated spine. Limited and numbered edition from 61 to 300 copies, this copy is numbered 108. Size: 4to. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        I Piaceri della tavola

      Fratelli Bocca, 1903. (12 x 20.5) PRIMA EDIZIONE. Mezza pelle moderna con tassello e titolo in oro al dorso. (6), 428 pagine, 2 tavv. rip., 33 fig. nel testo. Bitting p. 103.

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        The Life of John Mytton, Esq

      London: George Routledge & Sons. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of this turn-of-the-century edition, c. 1903. Including 16 aquatint plates by Henry Alken and T.F. Rawlins. Clean and VG+ in its original red cloth, with bright gilt-design and lettering at the front panel and spine. Tasteful former owner inscription at front free endpaper. Octavo, 234 pgs.

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        STORY OF SOME FRENCH REFUGEES AND THEIR "AZILUM" 1793-1800

      ***** Self Published *****, Athens, PA 1903 - 8vo., 150 pp., Inside hinges broken, some staining, paper label on front cover chipped. Glued in on reverse of title page are two hand written receipts from the community. One is signed by Talon on Oct. 1, 1794 and the other is signed by Dupetit Thouars 11 Aug. 1794. Omer Talon one of the founders of the site for French royalist refugees. M. du Petit Thouars was from the French Navy, where he lost one hand, and became "the Admiral" of the site on the Susquehanna River down stream from Towanda, PA. An account of both lives are well documented in the book. Dushore, PA is named for Dupetit Thouars. He later returned to the French Navy and is given credit for the quote "I have given one hand to France, but here is another for her service." #244 of 250 copies. Not trimmed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der Tanz der Zukunft (The Dance Of The Future): Eine Vorlesung

      Eugen Diederichs 1903 - First edition, with text in German and English. Very Good, wraps lightly soiled and lightly toned, with a bit of edge wear; short split started at the top of the front joint, small ownership stamp to half-title page. Pages lightly handled; offsetting from news clipping to title page and frontis portrait. Transcribed from a 1903 lecture given by Duncan in Berlin, this feminist text would become the manifesto of modern dance. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Tanz der Zukunft : Eine Vorlesung. Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Karl Federn.

      Jena : E. Diederichs, 1903 - Deutsche ERSTAUSGABE. II, 46 Seiten mit einem Titelbild der Tänzerin ; 8 Originalbroschur. Einband etwas fleckig, sonst GUTES Exemplar der sehr seltenen ERSTAUSGABE. Sprache: Deutsch. Gewicht in Gramm: 350 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lettre autographe signée (1953) / Marseille

      - Fernandel Fernand-Joseph-Désiré Contandin dit (1903-1971) Acteur français Lettre autographe signée, Carry-le-Rouet, 29 juillet 1953, au journaliste du Figaro Paul Carrière, 1 page in-4. Joint : Une photographie de Fernandel en noir et blanc (14 x 11 cm) le représentant sur sur son bateau (légendée au dos par Fernandel : « Derrière moi L’Oustaü de la mar). Belle lettre de Fernandel en vacances, répondant à une enquête du Figaro au sujet des congés. « L’inévitable partie de boules comme tout bon Marseillais qui se respecte » « Cher Monsieur, Depuis quelques jours à ma résidence d’été, j’ai pris connaissance avec plaisir de votre lettre du 20 courant et je m’empresse de vous adresser la présente pour vous faire savoir que jusqu’au 20 septembre je reste en famille à l’Oustaü de la Mar, nom provençal qui veut dire en français « La Maison de la mer » ce qui me change du Square d’Anvers qui fait face à mon domicile parisien de l’avenue Trudaine. En vacances, je n’ai devant moi que la Grande bleue que je peux admirer du lever au coucher du soleil. Ma distraction favorite, je dirais même ma passion, est la pêche sur mon bateau « Camera » que j’ai baptisé ainsi en reconnaissance de ce que je dois à cet appareil. Au retour de la pêche, l’inévitable partie de boules comme tout bon Marseillais qui se respecte. Voici cher Monsieur la vie simple qui est la mienne jusqu’à la saison prochaine ou je reviendrai un acteur de Cinéma, en octobre pour mam'zell nitouches, après un repos bien mérité, entouré de ma femme, mes trois enfants et ma petite fille sous le soleil du midi et le chant des cigales. Avec toute ma sympathie à vous et à tous les amis du Figaro. Fernandel. P.S. : Ci-joint une photo récente ».

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        Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Viceroy of India in Robes of the Order of the Star of India at the Delhi Coronation Durbar of 1903. a Vintage Photograph By Bourne & Shepherd

      Bourne and Shepherd, Photographers, Delhi 1903 - A very good example of the Bourne and Shepherd full length portrait of the Viceroy wearing court dress and his robes and decorations as Grand Master of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, as he appeared at the Coronation Durbar in Delhi, approx 9 x 12 ins [23 x 30cm], mounted on photographer's card but with no photographer's credit. The photograph is in good condition apart from the lack of a small top right corner which could be masked without affecting the image of Curzon. This image shows Lord Curzon at the height of his achievements on the occasion of the Durbar which he planned so meticulously to impress India with the power of the King Emperor but at which he also somewhat overshadowed the King's brother, Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught. Size: 9 x 12ins [23 x 30cm]

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

      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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        THE HISTORY OF OLIVER AND ARTHUR. Written in French in 1511, translated into German by Wilhelm Liely in 1521, and now done into English by William Leighton and Eliza Barrett.

      Riverside Press: Cambridge for Houghton, Mifflin & Co: Boston. November, 1903 - Old looking woodcuts, 10.5 x 7.5, CUSTOM MADE RED LEATHER BINDING WITH TWO PLAYFUL LEATHER INLAY FISH ON FRONT COVER, signed binding by "ELD," aeg, 108 pp, covers a bit rubbed, spine sunned, hinges a little loose else a nice copy in woodgrain slipcase with felt lining and leather trim. LIMITED TO 330 NUMBERED COPIES, BOOK DESIGNED BY BRUCE ROGERS with his device and printed initials on colophon. This copy is one of a kind, though, because of its binding. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Assiette au Beurre. 1903

      1903. Arguably the finest of the French satirical magazines and directly comparable with Germany's 'Simplicissimus'. Many of the finest graphic artists and caricaturists of the period are represented - Iribe, Caran d'Ache, Villon, Steinlen, Rabier, Camara, Kupka, Robida, Van Dongen, Willette, Poulbot, et cetera. From its first number [4 april 1901] 'L'Assiette au Beurre' "was recognised at home and abroad as something unusual - at once the hardest-hitting and the most visually compelling [magazine] of its type. ...The magazine, which continued until the fall of 1912, never ceased to strike out against the alleged crimes of the establishment, of the privileged few who had possession of the 'assiette au beurre'." [Stanley Appelbaum in the preface to the Dover Publication's anthology of 1978.] The satire is not only France-centred - England, Germany, Russia and others are frequently in its sights. Bound in contemporary quarter cloth and marbled boards, edges untrimmed. Very good copies.

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        THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH AND OTHER STORIES OF THE SUPERNATURAL ..

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-237 [238-240] [note: last leaf is a blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Peter Newell, original pictorial light green cloth, front panel stamped in dark green, red, white and gold, spine panel stamped in dark green and gold. First edition. "New England regionalist writer, highly regarded for cameo like, naturalistic pictures of domestic life and for supernatural stories ... THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH (1903), Freeman's only supernatural collection, is of greater critical and historical importance than its uniqueness might suggest. It is one of the very few bodies of work that combine domestic realism with supernaturalism, and it has been the founding document of a minor school within supernatural fiction (notably August Derleth and his followers). The individual stories are also excellent." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 163. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-71. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 662. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 231. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 395. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-259. Bleiler (1978), p. 77. Reginald 15339. BAL 6371 (BAL notes that Merle Johnson termed this binding the earliest). Cloth just a bit dusty, a bright, nearly fine copy of this lovely book. (#149536)

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        DE MI PAIS. Descripciones, relatos y artículos de costumbres. ( DEDICATORIA AUTÓGRAFA DE M. DE UNAMUNO)

      Ed. Librería de Fernando Fe., Madrid. 1903 - Dedicatoria al escritor, poeta y dramaturgo Vicente Medina. Nombre del anterior propietario debajo de la dedicatoria. Tres sellos de tinta en hojas interiores. Página de Pie de Imprenta con una falta que no afecta al texto. Encuadernación con bastantes señales de uso, el interior del libro en buen estado. Páginas: 155. Literatura. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CERTAINTY OF A FUTURE LIFE IN MARS: BEING THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF BRADFORD TORREY DODD ..

      New York, Paris, Chicago, Washington: Brentano's, 1903.. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iii] iv [v-vi] 7 [8] 9-266, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in dark blue, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Gratacap to Mr. & Mrs. Samuel on the front free endpaper. This issue has title leaf with Brentano's imprint tipped in on a stub. The Dodd papers comprise wireless messages from the Red Planet including detailed descriptions of Martian science and culture with utopian overtones. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-82 and (1981) 1-80. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 709. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 910. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 350. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pp. 211-13. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 76. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 95. Locke, Voyages in Space 87. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 129. Bleiler (1978), p. 85. Reginald 06246. Paper spine label darkened and a bit rubbed, else a clean, near fine copy. (#89846)

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        THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH AND OTHER STORIES OF THE SUPERNATURAL ..

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-237 [238-240] [note: last leaf is a blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Peter Newell, original pictorial light green cloth, front panel stamped in dark green, red, white and gold, spine panel stamped in dark green and gold. First edition. "New England regionalist writer, highly regarded for cameo like, naturalistic pictures of domestic life and for supernatural stories ... THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH (1903), Freeman's only supernatural collection, is of greater critical and historical importance than its uniqueness might suggest. It is one of the very few bodies of work that combine domestic realism with supernaturalism, and it has been the founding document of a minor school within supernatural fiction (notably August Derleth and his followers). The individual stories are also excellent." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 163. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-71. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 662. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 231. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 395. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-259. Bleiler (1978), p. 77. Reginald 15339. BAL 6371 (BAL notes that Merle Johnson termed this binding the earliest). Cloth just a bit dusty, a bright, nearly fine copy of this lovely book. (#149536)

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        PRICE LIST FOR 1903 OF FISHING RODS & TACKLE. C. Farlow & Co., Ltd., Manufacturers, 191, Strand, London, W.C.

      C. Farlow & Co. Ltd. London. - 1903 1st edition. 16mo (90 x 128mm). Pp182. B/w engravings of tackle throughout. Light tan covers printed in black. Re-backed with new paper spine titled in black. Hole to top of front cover, some staining and wear to covers else good-plus copy of a very scarce catalogue. A very scarce early Farlow's catalogue. Descriptions of salmon and trout flies and tackle, mahseer gear, tackle for New Zealand, saltwater, coarse and pike tackle, lists of books, etc. Well-illustrated with black and white engravings. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BERGERAC ET SES VINS ET LES PRINCIPAUX CRUS DU DÉPARTEMENT DE LA DORDOGNE, AVEC 70 VUES DE CHATEAUX VINICOLES, DESSINÉS PAR MONSIEUR MARCEL DE FONRÉMIS ET DEUX CARTES VINICOLES.

      - 1903, Paris, L.Mulo éditeur/Bordeaux, Féret et Fils éditeurs. 1 volume in 12° relié demi-basane à coins bordeaux, dos à nerfs, titre, auteur et fleurons dorés. (couvertures conservées). reliure signée Lavéne, Périgueux. 384 pages, illustrations en noir in texte. 1 carte en noir in texte + 1 grande carte dépliante in fine en couleurs. Bel exemplaire de la rare E.O de Bergerac et ses vins. Rare Edition originale [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Partly printed document, on vellum, promoting Winfield Scott Pugh, Jr. to Assistant Surgeon in the Navy with the Rank of Lieutenant, junior grade, signed by Theodore Roosevelt

      Washington, DC, 1903. With the stamp of the navy affixed, and countersigned by the Secretary of the Navy William Hood. 1 vols. 15 3/4" x 19 3/4" tall. Chip in left margin, a few relatively unobtrusive spots, else very good. With the stamp of the navy affixed, and countersigned by the Secretary of the Navy William Hood. 1 vols. 15 3/4" x 19 3/4" tall. Interestingly, the commission was to last, according to the autograph completion of the document, "until the end of the next session of the Senate," instead of simply "for the time being" as the printed portion states.

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        Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon

      Chicago: Chapman Publishing Co.. Very Good/No Jacket. 1903. Leather. 9 x 11 A good copy of this early Oregon history, containing original sketches of many well known citizens of the past and present. Brown leather cover has some rubbing, darkening at lower edges which indicates water damage; gilt spine lettering is clear, raised bands to spine, corners bumped. In front of book, there is an ad tipped in for a work by Colonel J.C. Cooper called "Red Pioneers". Interestingly, there is a laid in request for a copy of the book for sale here, signed by J.C. Cooper of McMinnville, OR, dated Nov. 5th, 1902, whose copy I believe this is. Indexed. 1563p. Very heavy book, will require extra postage. .

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        Betty Zane

      New York: Charles Francis Press, 1903. Second edition, pp. 291; 8vo; frontispiece and plates from illustrations by the author; publisher's gray cloth decorated in brown, maroon and yellow, spine lettered in gilt; light wear to the extremities, else a very good copy of the author's first book.

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        The Old Violin

      Donaldson Art and Sign Company, Covington, Kentucky 1903 - Chromolithograph. Mild crease mid-image. Image: 35 x 24; sheet size: 36 x 25 inches. Classic of American art Considered the father of American trompe l'oeil painting, William Michael Harnett began his career in 1865 when he began to practice the engraver's trade. In 1871 he moved to New York and studied at the National Academy of Design at Cooper Union. It was by the mid-1870's that he first began to exhibit at the National Academy of Design and at the Philadelphia Centennial. By 1880 Harnett had realized his lifelong dream of traveling to Europe to study in the best art centers there. He went to London, then to Frankfurt, then in 1881 to Munich where he lived for four years. Shortly after his return to the United States, Harnett painted The Old Violin, the most famous of all his single-object pictures. Its fame was spread by the chromolithograph produced by publisher Frank Tuchfarber of Cincinnati, who purchased the original oil painting from Harnett at the 13th Annual Industrial Exposition in 1886. Frank Tuchfarber was responsible for some of the finest American chromolithographs produced in the 19th century. The Old Violin is indeed an extraordinary achievement and one that was undoubtedly Tuchfarber's masterpiece. It was produced from no fewer than 17 separate stones and printed on metal, glass or paper. Copies of the print exist with either Tuchfarber's name at the lower right or, with the name of the Donaldson Art Sign Company, as in this issue. The present copy is a printer's proof that, unlike issued impressions, is not trimmed to the image; it retains its margins, with their registration crosses, color keys and ink bleeds. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Typed Letter Signed on "National American Women Suffrage Association" stationery, 4to, Rochester,New York, October 18, 1903

      - Anthony expresses her support for co-education. She opposed educating male and female students separately because she saw that the education offered to the male sex was superior to that offered to females. As a proponent of co-education and critic of gender segregated classrooms, Anthony writes this letter to Greek scholar E. M. Tomlinson who had apparently asked for her "History of Woman Suffrage," "Vol. IV cloth." Anthony thinks she had, "presented the first three volumes to Mrs. [Abigail] Allen twenty years ago." She asks if Tomlinson has "a set of my Life and Work," explaining why he should own the books: "you ought to have it so every student could find it on your shelves when he comes to the inevitable moment of writing a composition on the question of woman's rights." She addresses co-education vs. same sex education in relation to Alfred University and the University of Chicago. "Alfred was one of the first places that I visited in 1852 and I have watched your institution with a great deal of interest ever since.I do not suppose the question of segregating the sexes has ever been thought of in your college. It is pitiful to see how Chicago University with Dr. Harper at its head is setting an example of segregation. Did you notice that instead of increasing the number of young men of the city and from the East he is 700 short of as many as he has last year? I should think that would be a lesson to him; but none are so bling [likely a typo for blind] as those who will not see, so I suppose he will not charge the lessening of the number of students to his invidious action with regard to women." She signs, "Susan B. Anthony." A strong ending to a fine letter on women's education. Several words in the section criticizing sex segregated classrooms at Chicago are underlined with ink similar to the ink she used in her signature. It is possible Anthony, herself underscored these words. Alfred University founded in 1836 in Alfred, NY, was co-ed from its beginning. Anthony refers to Abigail Allen whom she met when she lectured at Alfred in 1870. Allen supported women's rights causes as did her husband Jonathan Allen, Alfred University's second president. Anthony also mentions her trip in 1852 to her first women's rights convention in Syracuse, NY. Anthony's correspondent, Edward Mulford Tomlinson (1842-1910), was a professor of Greek at Alfred University and a University Trustee. Alfred, New York, is a town located less than 100 miles from Rochester, where Anthony and the National America Woman Suffrage Association were based.Anthony also refers to the University of Chicago's first president, William Rainey Harper (1856-1906). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Superb postcard photo signed "W. F. Cody, 'Buffalo Bill'", and dated (William Frederick, 1846-1917, 'Buffalo Bill', American Scout and Showman)

      1903 - showing him three quarters length, standing with his hand on his hips wearing a tailcoat and cowboy hat, 5½" x 3½", no place,

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Home: Its Work and Its Influence

      McClure, Phillips & Co. 1903 - First edition, first printing. Good, with rubbing to cloth at extremities, light fraying at corners and heavy rubbing to spine ends. Discoloration to top edge of rear cover. Front inner hinge slightly exposed, previous owner name stamp to front free end paper. Gilman's scathing attack on the domesticity of women in the early 20th century, asserting that liberation requires getting women out of the house. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        VENICE AND ITS STORY Illustrated by Nelly Erichsen W.K. Hinchcliff & O.F.M. Ward

      1903. London J.M. Dent & Co 1903 4° Pagine 3 carte bianche + occhietto + XV + 332 + 1 carta bianca. Bella legatura editorialein tela. Titolo e ricchi fregi impressi in oro al piatto anteriore ed al dorso. Numerose illustrazioni in bianco e nero e colori fuori testo protette da velina. Splendida pubblicazione in prima edizione stampata in 250 copie. Nostra copia N° 230. In barbe e a grandi margini.

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Segni nel Tempo]
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        The Tale of Peter Rabbit

      Published by Frederick Warne and Co no date given[1903], London - , 85 pages, 27 colour illustrated plates (including frontispiece), central illustration to title page, inscription to upper free endpaper, 6th Printing December 1903 (reference Linder's History of the Writing of Beatrix Potter, Appendix 1, page 422, Figs 1 and 2) First Edition (6th Printing) , crease to lower corner page 14, occasional marking to leaves, neat presentation inscription to front free endpaper dated 1904, interior in good condition, a few small spots on front illustration, a lovely copy, exterior in very good condition , dark grey paper on hardcover, colour illustration on label in blindstamped border to upper board, white decorative titles to upper board and spine, colour illustrated endpapers octavo, 14.5 x 11 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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