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        LHASA AND ITS MYSTERIES. WITH A RECORD OF THE EXPEDITION OF 1903-1904.

      - A GREAT PRIMARY RESOURCE ON EARLY BRITISH-TIBETAN WAR London [1906], Methuen. 3/4 New black leather over blue clo-th, a.e.g., 115 b.w. photos, colored frontis, bright copy,index, 17 appendices, large folding color map. S C A R C E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Works. (History of the Dutch Republic et al.).

      London: John Murray 1903 - 9 vols. 8vo. (23 x 15 cm.) Bound for Sotherans in half blue morocco, spines with raised bands, gilt compartments, t.e.g. A handsome set. Mezzotint frontispiece portraits and plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        LA REVUE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE.; PUBLICATION MENSUELLE ILLUSTRÉE

      Paris: Photo-Club de Paris, 1903. First editions. 4tos., 458, (1) pp., plus advertisements, with 36 screened plates from photographs, tipped to colored papers with tissue guards, and hundreds of halftones after photographs in text. Original illustrated stiff wrappers. 12 issues, an unbroken run of the first year of this publication; Issue No. 1, 15 January 1903 through Issue No. 12, 15 December 1903. Additional printed subscription forms and bulletins laid-in. Slight foxing along the blank bottom edge, and on the blank spine of 4 issues, else near fine. This beautifully illustrated and designed monthly was published from 1903 to 1908. The articles cover technical problems as well as aesthetic considerations, reviews of the salons in Europe, Capetown, Hanoi, etc. Articles by: Alfred Stieglitz, Leon Vidal, C. Puyo, R. Demachy, C. Yarnall Abbott, C. Juhl, A. Horsley-Hinton, et al. With tipped-in plates by: R. Demachy, Guido Rey, C. Puyo, L. Misonne, C. Clugny, P. Dubreuil. Th. Hofmeister, A. Keighley and many others.

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        History of the Doles-Cook Brigade Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

      Atlanta: Franklin Printing and Publishing, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Thick octavo. [2], x, 632 pages. Frontispiece photograph of the author. Illustrated with index to illustrations in back. Black cloth hardcover with faded gilt title on spine. Green patterned end sheets. Light shelf wear and fading to cloth. Interior in very good condition. Introduction written by Clement Evans. Nevins I p.168 - "Two-thirds of this history consists of rosters and biographical sketches; the comparatively short narrative has some quotable data.

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        L'Oblat

      P., Stock 1903 - 448pp. Bon Etat. Un vol. couv. imp. , illustrée, int. frais. 1/80 ex. num. sur Hollande (N° 62). Titres, lettres ornées et culs-de-lampe tirés en rouge. Bien complet du catalogue de la librairie Stock en fin de volume. Très bel exempaire, non coupé, à  grandes marges. Dernière oeuvre de Huysmans qui clôt le parcours de "En route" et "La Cathédrale". EDITION ORIGINALE [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zahnärztliche Bohrmaschinen dazu gehörige Instrumente, Apparate etc. / Künstliche Zähne, Mineral-Einlagen, Materialien, Oefen und zubehör für Porzellan-Arbeit / Einrichtungs-Gegenstände für das Operationszimmer woe zahnärztliche Operationsstühle / Stickox

      2. / ME 32907 / Sammelband mit Katalogen der Medizintechnikfirma Ash & Sons. Ausstattung für Zahnarztpraxen 1903 - 1905. Sehr selten! zahlr. s/w Abb. Zustand sehr guter Zustand Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

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        Reports of the Princeton University expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899. 10 parts of Palaentology

      Princeton, N.J. : The University 1903 - 10 parts of 27 covering the Paleontology of La Plata. Folio. Modern cloth, original wraps bound in. Chipping to wraps, stamps to wraps and fep. Half of pages uncut, offsetting from plates. Overall crisp and clean. Numerous lithographic plates of fossils. In 1896, John Bell Hatcher conceived of, planned and secured the greater part of the funding for three expeditions to Patagonia, as well as the idea of publishing the results of the expeditions with funding from J. Pierpont Morgan. The trips were chronicled in the Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899. Because of the similarity of the flora and fauna in Patagonia and Australia, he concluded that the two were once connected by land. Volumes in this set: v. 1. Narrative of the expeditions. Geography of southern Patagonia; v. 4. Palaeontology. pt. 1. The marine Cretaceous invertebrates; pt. 2. Tertiary invertebrates; v. 5. Palaeontolgy II. Mammalia of the Santa Cruz beds:. pt. 1. Edentata (Dasypoda, Glyptodondia and Gravigrada; Gravidada (cont'd) (in 3 parts). pt. 2. Insectivora. 1905 and pt. 3. Glires (in one part); v. 6. Palaeontology III. Mammalia of the Santa Cruz beds. pt. 1. Typotheria; pt. 2. Toxodonta; pt. 3. Entelonychia; v. 7. Mammalia of the Santa Cruz beds. pt. 1. Litopterna.This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SlÃ¥tter (Norwegian Peasant Dances), op. 72 - SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO JULIUS RONTGEN

      Leipzig: C. F. Peters, [1903]. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Important copy of the beloved Norwegian composer's SlÃ¥tter (Norwegian Peasant Dances) for piano, op. 72, signed and inscribed by Grieg on the title page to the German-Dutch composer and pianist Julius Röntgen. He has penned in Danish: "Til min kjaere Julius Röntgen med Tak for de "StrÃ¥ler" og til Erindring om Frue Haagen fra din Edvard Grieg" ("To my dear Julius Röntgen with thanks for the sunshine and in remembrance of Mrs. Haagen, yours, Edvard Grieg") and dated July 27, 1905. Light performance markings in pencil throughout, likely in Röntgen's hand, as well as various notes in pencil on the wrappers. 53 pp. [PN] 8918. Original wrappers unfortunately detached, with tears and heavy wear; disbound, pages grouped in intact signatures; some toning, but internally in fine condition and overall good.<br style="">Grieg's Norwegian Peasant Dances resulted from a collaboration with the Hardanger-fiddle player Knut Dale and the violinist Johann Halvorsen. On the suggestion of Dale, who feared that the unwritten tradition of his instrument would be lost without being notated, Grieg asked Halvorsen to transcribe some of Dale's best fiddle tunes. Grieg then arranged these for piano, and both the violin and piano versions were published. Grieg wrote that he found the project "interesting, but but extremely difficult work," as expressing the folk idiom of the Hardanger fiddle through the medium of the piano presented unique problems, but writes in the introduction that "Those who can appreciate such music, will be delighted at the originality, the blending of fine, soft gracefulness with sturdy almost uncouth power and untamed wildness as regards melody and more particularly rhythm, contained in them."<br style="">The German-Dutch composer and pianist Julius Röntgen studied with Reinecke and Lachner and was a close associate of Grainger, Brahms, Grieg, Joachim, Nielsen and others. He spent many of his summer holidays in Denmark and maintained close friendships there. This score was likely gifted by Grieg to Röntgen after a stay at his Danish country house, Fuglsang, where Röntgen enjoyed hosting other musicians for long stays of swimming, boating, and chamber music.<br style="">A fine inscription from the Romantic Norwegian composer most celebrated for his Piano Concerto in A minor, for his incidental music to Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" (which includes Morning Mood and In the Hall of the Mountain King), and for his collection of piano miniatures, Lyric Pieces. <br>

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        The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster.

      Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1903. - NATIONAL EDITION. 18 vols., large octavo, 9-3/4" x 6-5/8", limited to 1050 numbered copies this being #98, illustrated with numerous portraits & plates, title-pages printed in red and black. Bound in 3/4 maroon morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, others uncut. Head and foot of spines fine, inner and outer hinges fine, spines ever so slightly sunned otherwise a VERY GOOD set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Great Benin.

      Halifax: F. King & Sons, Ltd.,, 1903. Its Customs, Art and Horrors. Quarto (248 x 180 mm). Original red cloth over bevelled boards, spine lettered in gilt, vignette to front board gilt, top edge gilt, black coated endpapers. 275 illustrations to the text, from engravings and photographs. Contemporary bookseller's ticket (Thornton and Sons, Oxford) to front pastedown, departmental ink-stamp to front free endpaper verso and initial blank. Spine sunned with manuscript shelf-mark in gilt, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, a few small marks to covers, bookplate skilfully removed from front pastedown. A very good copy. First edition, 320 copies printed, of this uncommon, still-authoritative account, based partly on the records of the author's brother, who served as medical officer to the punitive Benin Expedition of 1897, in which British troops under Sir Harry Rawson sacked Benin City and brought to an end the Kingdom of Benin: looting occurred on a grand scale, and such goods as were not auctioned off to defray war costs ended up in the British Museum. In 1878 Roth travelled to Australia on a commission to investigate the local sugar industry. "After leaving Australia in 1884, he settled in 1888 'in business' at Halifax, Yorkshire, England. In his spare time he prepared numerous manuscripts for publication and reorganized the chaotic Bankfield Museum ? His most notable publications include works based on information provided by others and remain standard texts: The Tasmanian Aborigines (1890), which was republished in 1899 in what Roth rejoiced as near 'absolute completeness' on the subject; The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo (1896); and Great Benin: Its Customs, Art and Horrors (1903)" (ADB).

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        The evolution of the modern applied arts. Vienna, Krystall-Verlag 1929. 4to. 140 S. Mit 174 teilweise farbigen Abbildungen. Rot-schwarzer Orig.-Pappbd. in figurativer Reliefpressung.

      - A very fine copy of the rare English edition. Established in 1903, the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna's workshops) was a production community of visual artists in Vienna. With 174 plates, partly in color. Compiled by Mathilde Flögl. Texts by Franz Cizek, Peter Behrens, Josef Hoffmann, A.S. Levetus and Egon Fridell. The cover designed by Vally Wieselthier and Gudrun Baudisch. - Schweiger, Wiener Werkstätte S. 124-125.

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        Autoritratto di profilo.

      1903. 1903, disegno originale a matita sanguigna, su carta, cm 26 x 22. Firmato e datato in basso a sinistra: G. Costetti 903. Lievi sgualciture; tratti del disegno molti tenui. Provenienza: collezione Nello Puccioni.+

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini]
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        Architekturschatz. Eine Sammlung von Aufnahmen, Mustergilt, Bauwerke, Architekturtheile, und Details von Meistern Baukunst aller Zeiten und Länder

      Baumgärtner's Buckhandlung, Leipzig 1903 - Oversize folio of green cloth over front/back boards; dark green lettering on front board. Spine is not board-reinforced. Top, bottom, and fore edges protected by un-reinforced green cloth now only attached to back cover. Contains 304 loose sheets: Title page, 3 pages with list of plates, and the 300 bw plates (collated, all plates present). Heavy and will require extra postage (10 pounds/ 4.5 kilos). Series of photographs of German "architectural treasures" taken from 1897 to 1903 by architect Hermann Ruckwardt. Baumgartner's published this in 1897, 1902, and 1903. This is the 1903 edition which includes the "latest" photos by Ruckwardt.Table of contents lists the buildings and their architects. Some floor plans are also reproduced. A treasure trove of historic architectural interior and exterior patterns, gilt, buildings, parts, and details. Includes all sorts of villas, bridges, churches (including superb organs), synagogues, palaces, and other buildings throughout Germany and some in Budapest, Copenhagen, and Vienna. The list of plates includes the building/bridge/etc., its location, the particular view (front, bedroom, etc.) and the name of the architect and, in some cases, the year. The plates aslo include this information and the year of the actual photo. Because these photos are pre-World War (both), many of these places either no longer exist or were heavily restored. This is, therefore, a valuable reference for architectural historians, architectural sculptors, clergy, and anyone who simply appreciates beautiful photos of beautiful architecture. Scarce. Only 6 copies exist in Worldcat, and only 3 are this edition. A true find! Content Good to VG/Covers Poor but protective: Front cover tearing along spine. Pages are brittle; four preliminary pages and a few plates have chips to edges, but not enough to affect the images or text. Former owner's name (B. Besabotnoff, Berlin) on front cover in ink, but there is no information anywhere on the Internet about this name/person. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chien-Caillou

      H. Floury Livre illustré 1903 In-8, demi-maroquin havane, dos orné à 4 nerfs, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, non rogné. Un des 30 sur Japon (deuxième papier), contenant un double état des illustrations de Paul Guignebault, réparties en 19 eaux fortes et 35 vignettes. Exemplaire très intéressant et fort bien établi. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Photographie Photophysik und Photochemie. Hrsg. von H. Kayser, E. Englisch, K. Schaun, später H. Arens u. H. Frieser u.v.a. Band 1 1903 Bände 4,7,8,17,19,20,25,26,27,29, 31,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,43,44,45,46,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63 (1969),

      Leipzig Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1903-1969. je Band bis 400 S. mit zahllosen Abb. 8° HLn Äußerst seltene und interessante Zeitschrift die bis 1970 erschien. Den frühen Jahrgängen ist meist ein Originalphoto eingbunden. Bibliothekexemplar, solide gebunden, nahezu unbenutzt. Köln02 Versand D: 2,00 EUR Photographie photography Fotografie, Photophysik Photochemie, Photochemestry Photophysics

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        LES SOLILOQUES DU PAUVRE Edition revue, corrigée, et augmentée de poèmes inédits - Illustrations par A. Steinlen

      P. Sevin et Eugène Rey, Libraires-Editeurs 1903 - P. Sevin et Eugène Rey, Libraires-Editeurs, 1903 - In-8° relié, demi-chagrin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, titre doré, plats de la couverture originale conservés, 111 illustrations en noir lithographiées, dont quelques planches hors-texte, 253 pp. + table, exemplaire en parfait état dans une impeccable reliure de Sophie Charlot (MOF) dans le goût de l'ouvrage. Edition originale pour les illustrations, un des 100 exemplaires sur papier des Manufactures Impériales du Japon, seul grand papier (ex. n° 17). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schriften der Gesellschaft für Theatergeschichte. Großes Konvolut von 50 Bänden.

      Verlag der Gesellschaft für Theatergeschichte 1903-1995, Berlin - 8vo bzw. 4to (Bd. 9/11/17/20/34). Mit zahlr. Abb. teils lose in Mappen. OLwd. m. dekorativer Prägung in Gold u. Schwarz bzw. später verschiedene Einbände Vorhanden sind Bände 2-12, 14, 16-26, 29, 31, 34-37, 39-46, 49-51, 54-58, 60, 61, 64, 66 u. 73. - Alle Einzeltitel hier aus Platzgründen nicht aufgeführt. Enthält u.a.: Bd.2-3: Schreyvogel, Tagebücher, 1810-23. Bd.4: Stümcke, H.: Die Fortsetzungen, Nachahmungen und Travestien von Lessings Nathan der Weise. Bd.5-6: Iffland: Briefe. Bd.7-8: Laube, H.: Theaterkritiken und dramaturgische Aufsätze. Bd.9/11: Stein, Ph.: Deutsche Schauspieler. Eine Bildnissammlung. Bd.18-19: Costenoble, C.L.: Tagebücher. Bd.20: Stümcke, H.: Henriette Sontag. Bd.22: Gross, E.J. Friedrich Ferdinand Fleck. Bd.23-24: Schulze-Kummerfeld, K.: Lebenserinnerungen. Bd.25: Seydelmann, K.: Rollenhefte. Bd.34: Härle, H.: Ifflands Schauspielkunst. Bd.35: Doerry, H.: Das Rollenfach im deutschen Theaterbetrieb des 19. Jahrhunderts. Bd.36: Sommerfeld, K.: Die Bühneneinrichtungen des Mannheimer Nationaltheaters unter Dalbergs Leitung. Bd.42: Birt, Th.: Die Schaubauten der Griechen und die attische Tragödie. Bd.44: Weil, R.: Das Berliner Theaterpublikum unter A.W. Ifflands Direktion. Theater in Berlin im 19. Jahrhundert. Bd.52: Hoffmann, P.F.: Friedrich Ludwig Schröder als Dramaturg und Regisseur. Bd.54: Hellberg-Kupfer, G.: Richard Wagner als Regisseur. Bd.55: Knudsen, R.: Der Theaterkritiker Theodor Fontane. Bd.56: Rohr, U.: Der Theaterjargon. Bd.57: Schnitzler, Arthur / Brahm, Otto: Briefwechsel. Bd.73: Sprengel, P.: Scheunenviertel-Theater. - Bd. 29 in Folie eingeschlagen, einige Bände etw. fleckig oder bestoßen, vorwiegend sauber u. ordentlich. 24000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "I can re-christen the bishop at any time" - Autograph Letter about Naming a Character

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A very interesting autograph letter from the beloved American novelist and short story writer to the American astronomer Edward Singleton Holden. October 22, [no year.] Responding to a letter in which Holden apparently tried to help her with a question about the titles of Catholic bishops, Wharton writes: <br style="">"It is very kind of you to have remembered an enquiry made so long ago, & your information does not come too late - though, alas! it comes in the wrong language. The difficulty was to know how R. C. bishops were designated in English in the 18th century - or in the 19th, for that matter. If you come across a solution of this question please think of me again. My book is still in the making & I can re-christen the bishop at any time." On her Lenox, Mass. letterhead. 2 pp. of a bifolium. Central crease from mailing, else in fine condition. <br style="">The letter likely concerns Wharton's story "Expiation," which was originally published in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan, in December of 1903, when Wharton had acquired a reputation as a writer but had not reached the large readership she was to gain two years later, with The House of Mirth. The story is about a young woman novelist who is awaiting with a mixture of anticipation and fear the press's reaction to the publication of her first novel, Fast and Loose (an ironic reference to the unpublished novella by the same name which Wharton wrote in 1876-1877, when she was fifteen). The novice, Paula Fetherel, a comfortably married and respectable New York society lady, has an uncle, the self-important Bishop of Ossining, whose literary works include "The Wail of Jonah" (twenty cantos in blank verse) and "Through a Glass Brightly," an edifying tale of a poor consumptive girl struggling to support her two idiot sisters. The bishop's works, we gather, do not sell well and Fetherel fears that her bishop uncle will be irrevocably offended by the light morals of her book.   Eventually the bishop is persuaded to denounce his niece's novel from the pulpit, whereupon it immediately becomes a best seller. <br style="">Although she did not publish her first novel until she was forty, Edith Wharton was an extremely prolific writer, publishing fifteen novels, seven novellas, and eighty-five short stories, as well as poetry, books on design, travel, literary and cultural criticism, and a memoir. She and her husband, Edward Wharton, were keen European travelers, often spending four months of the year away from the United States. A well-connected member of the upper class, Wharton was also a friend and confidante to many gifted intellectuals of her era, including Henry James, Sinclair Lewis, Jean Cocteau, and Teddy Roosevelt.<br style="">Edward Singleton Holden was an  American astronomer and the fifth president of the University of California. A prolific writer, he wrote mostly on scientific subjects, but also published several books and articles on history and current events. 

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

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

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        Anciennetés

      1903Paris, Mercure de France, 1903. Broché, 138 x 181mm, 80 pp. Dos insolé, deux frottements sur le premier plat. EDITION ORIGINALE du tirage courant numérotée 69 (après 15 Hollande). Rare envoi autographe signé : "A Monsieur Archambaud ces modestes poèmes d'il y a plus de cinquante ans - un demi-siècle ! En cordial hommage Saint-Pol-Roux. Brest Couronnement de S.S Pie XII qui, alors, devait faire sa Première Communion".

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        The Scott Gallery.

      EDINBURGH: Jack. 1903 - 2 volume set, 14.25 inches tall. A magnificent half morocco by Maclehose with gilt raised bands, ornate gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edges. Limited to just 100 copies signed by Jack of which this is number 25. Containing 146 plates, each displayed behind a mount. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE PETIT AMI.

      - Paris, Mercure de France, 1903, in-12, broché, 208 pages. Edition originale du premier livre de l'auteur. Exemplaire du premier tirage sur papier d'édition (il n'y a eu que 6 exemplaires sur grand papier) à l'adresse de la rue de l'Echaudé-Saint-Germain. Cet exemplaire porte à la justification, le cachet de la cocotte en papier attribuée par l&#146;éditeur à Léautaud pour signaler les exemplaires d&#146;auteur. Il est vierge de toute numérotation ou mention de tirage. Selon Léautaud lui-même, le tirage n&#146;aurait pas dépassé 1100 exemplaires. EDITION ORIGINALE - EXEMPLAIRE D'AUTEUR [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        H.Walter Barnett self-portrait

      , ca 1903 Sepia Platinum print, mounted on vellum paper Photo: 110 x 150mm,Paper: 195 x 260 mm. Printed inscription : H.Walter Barnett, 12 Knightsbridge,Hyde Park Corner, S.W., Blind stamp in the paper and blind stamp signature in the photo. Numbered on the back 4893 E Fine condition. Unrecorded in National Portrait Gallery. Rare

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        Automobil, Adressbuch der Automobil- und Motoren-Industrie von Deutschland. 3. Ausgabe 1904! Das Adressbuch ist in vier Abteilungen aufgeteilt Namen-Verzeichnis, Orts-Verzeichnis, Branchen-Verzeichnis und Vereine u. Litteratur. Insgesamt sind ca. 3000 Adressen enthalten!

      XII, VI und 324 Seiten, Gr.-8, Leinen Wunderschönes Jugendstiladressbuch in frischer Erhaltung - sehr selten!!! Es handelt sich um die 3. Ausgabe und es war vom Autor geplant in den ungeraden Jahren, wie in 1903 bereits geschehen, ein europäisches Adressbuch zu veröffentlichen und in den geraden Jahren ein auf Deutschland begrenztes Exemplar zu veröffentlichen. Enthält auch sehr schöne zeitgenössiche Werbung, teils auch mit Fahrzeugabbildungen wie z.B. bei N.A.G. Berlin, de Dietrich & Cie. Niederbronn (Elsass). Kapitale leicht bestossen, kleines Rückenschildchen mit Jahresangabe, vorderes Innengelenk leicht angeplatzt, Namensvermerk auf dem Titel, vereinzelt kleinen Anstreichungen mit rotem Holzstift, sonst sehr sauberes Exemplar des frühen und seltenen Adressbuches der Automobilbranche!

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        Fasciculi Malayenses. Anthropology - Part I.

      Univ. Press of Liverpool, London/New York/Bombay, 1903. - EA. Mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr. Abb. auf 18 Tafeln sowie sehr zahlreichen weiteren Zeichnungen und Tabellen. Original-Broschureinband mit Rücken- und Deckelschildchen. (5Bl.), 180 S. 4°. Bibl.-Expl. mit ExLibris auf Vorsatz, 3 Stempeln auf Titelblatt und 1. Seite. Umschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren und Verfärbungen, Vorsätze stark stockfleckig; einige weitere Seiten sowie im Schnitt gering stockfleckig. Guter Zustand. Eine absolute Rarität, diese &#132;Anthropological and Zoological Results of an Expedition to Perak and the Siamese Malay States, 1901-1902." Mit eingebunden hinter dem Vorsatzblatt eine 3-seitige Besprechung diese Werkes durch J.F.Snelleman, der selber an wichtigen Expeditionen in Indonesien teilnahm und später Direktor der Völkerkundemuseen von Leiden und Rotterdam wurde. Etliche der ausgezeichneten Fotografien sind von G.B. Cerruti (vgl. dessen Werke über die Sakai beim Antiquariat KAIAPO).

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        Les litanies de la mer. Aquarelles originales d'après Henri Caruchet.

      Paris: imprimé pour Albert Bélinac, 1903. In-4; édition "de grand luxe" tirée à 100 exemplaires seulement, tous sur Japon, celui-ci l'un des 50 exemplaires de tête avec suite des dessins en noir (n°44). Faux-titre, titre, 53 ff. chiffrés imprimés d'un seul côté, [1 f.], et 55 ff. de suite non chiffrés; Illustrations ou encadrements à chaque page finement coloriées dans les tons pastel. Reliure janséniste en maroquin gris-bleu, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. Dos un peu passé, autrement bel exemplaire. Ouvrage magnifique, l'un des sommets de l'illustration art nouveau. Carteret IV, 341. Monod 9712.

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

      1903. Hi, Here we have a rare 1903 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good Condition. The 8th Wisden Hardback. A hard year to find. The lettering (gilt) is bright to the front board, the front board is also very clean as is the rear board. The spine cloth has had some mile restoration as has the spine gilt. Internally very nice but the hinges have been repaired (they always are on a 1903 as Wisden forgot to put the strengtheners in), nice photoplate too.

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        DU Ier AU XXe, LES ARRONDISSEMENTS DE PARIS, 20 EAUX-FORTES ORIGINALES

      1903. Société de Propagation des Livres d'Art, Paris. 1903. In-4.Carré. En feuillets, Sous emboîtage. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Mors fendus. Quelques rousseurs. Env. 10 pages de texte (sur feuillets doubles) et 20 gravures à l'eau-forte en noir et blanc, encollées sur planches cartonnées grises. Couverture rigide, à volets internes déchirés. Très rare. Gravures d'Eugène Béjot. Préface de Jules Claretie. Ouvrage tiré à 200 exemplaires num, dont 175 sur papier de Hollande. Ex. n° 119.

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        Sirat-e Jalaloddin. Story of the last Khwarazmshah.

      Schutzumschlag nachgedunkelt und etwas berieben sowie mit Randläsuren und zwei Einrissen, Schnitt und Seiten geringfügig nachgedunkelt, Schnitt ein wenig unfrisch, Namenszug ("Eilers") und Datum auf dem persischsprachigen Titelblatt, alles in allem ordentliches/gutes Exemplar. Der vollständige Titel des Buches lautet: Sirat-e Jalaloddin. Story of the last Khwarazmshah. Persian translation. Made in the 7th Cent. H. From the Arabic Text of Shehaboddin Mohammad Nasawi Zeydari Khorandezi. Das Buch erschien als Band 19 der von Ehsan Yarshater herausgegebenen Reihe Persian Text Series. Beigabe: Handschriftlich unterzeichnete Grußkarte von Ehsam Yarshater. Wikipedia über den Verfasser: Mojtaba Minovi (1903 Tehran-1976 Tehran), the well-known Iranian historian, literary scholar and professor of Tehran University. he was a participant in the Ferdowsi Millenary celebrations in 1934 in Tehran. Wikipedia über den Herausgeber: Ehsan Yarshater (born April 3, 1920) is the founder and director of The Center for Iranian Studies, and Hagop Kevorkian Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies at Columbia University. He was the first full-time professor of Persian at a U.S. university since World War II. He is one of the 40 editors of the Encyclopædia Iranica, with articles by 300 authors from various academic institutions. He also edited the third volume of the Cambridge History of Iran, comprising the history of the Seleucid, the Parthians, and the Sassanians, and a volume entitled Persian Literature. He is also an editor of a sixteen-volume series named History of Persian Literature. He has won several International awards for scholarship, including a UNESCO award in 1959, and the Georgio Levi Della Vida Medal for Achievement in Islamic Studies from UCLA in 1991. Lecture series in his name have been instituted at the University of London, and the University of California, Los Angeles, and at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique in Paris. Born in Hamadan, Persia, Ehsan Yarshater studied Persian language and literature at the University of Tehran and Iran philology (Old and Middle Iranian) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London with Walter Bruno Henning. His Tehran University dissertation dealt with Persian poetry under the Timurid Shahrukh (15th century). His University of London dissertation, elaborated and published later as A Grammar of Southern Tati Dialects (Mouton, 1969), describes a series of Tati dialects spoken in the southwest of Qazvin. He has published a number of articles on modern western Iranian dialects, notably Tati and Taleshi, and the Jewish dialects of Persian (including Lotara'i), and on Persian mythology. Although born into a Baha'i family, he has had no affiliation with the religion as an adult, and has said that he himself is not a Baha'i. Wikipedia über Jalaloddin: Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (full name: Jalal ad-Dunya wa ad-Din Abul-Muzaffar Manguberdi ibn Muhammad) or Manguberdi (Turkic for "Godgiven"), also known as Jalâl ad-Din Khwarazmshâh, was the last ruler of the Khwarezmian Empire. Following the defeat of his father, Ala ad-Din Muhammad II by Genghis Khan in 1220, Jalal ad-Din Mengübirti came to power but he rejected the title shah that his father had assumed and called himself simply sultan. Jalal ad-Din retreated with the remaining Khwarazm forces, while pursued by a Mongol army and at the battle of Parwan, north of Kabul, defeated the Mongols. Due to the Mongol invasion, the sacking of Samarkand and being deserted by his Afghan allies, Jalal ad-Din was forced to flee to India. At the Indus River, however, the Mongols caught up with him and killed his forces along with thousands of refugees at the Battle of Indus. He escaped and sought asylum in the Sultanate of Delhi but Iltumish denied this to him in deference to the relationship with the Abbasid caliphs. Jalal ad-Din Mengübirti spent three years in exile in India before returning to Persia. He gathered an army and re-established a kingdom. He never consolidated his power however, and he spent the rest of his days struggling against the Mongols, pretenders to the throne and the Seljuk Turks of Rum. He lost his power over Persia in a battle against the Mongols in the Alborz mountains and fled to the Caucasus, to capture Azerbaijan in 1225, setting up their capital at Tabriz. In 1226 he attacked Georgia and sacked Tbilisi, destroying all the churches and massacring the city's Christian population. Jalal ad-Din had a brief victory over the Seljuks and captured the town Akhlat from Ayyubids. However, he was later defeated by Sultan Kayqubad I at Erzincan on the Upper Euphrates at the Battle of Yass&#305çemen (Yassi Chemen) in 1230, from where he escaped to Diyarbakir while the Mongols captured Azerbaijan in the ensuing confusion. He was murdered in 1231 in Diyarbakir by a Kurdish assassin hired by the Seljuks or possibly by Kurdish highwaymen.

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        Historia do Fado

      Lisboa: Livraria Guimaraes, 1903. First edition. 8vo, 270 pp, rebound at a contemporary or early date in marbled paper overboards backed in green buckram titled in gilt at the spine, with the original pictorial wraps bound in. Previous owner's private, small ex libris bookplate tipped onto ffep. Illustrated with 13 photographs and drawings. Text in Portuguese. The first edition of the first published book length study of Fado, "still a valuable source for fado historiography, especially when addressing the relationship between popular music and national character and how the vernacular was appropriated." - [Silva, p. 166] Key to Carvalho's project was an examination of the career of A Severa, the legendary and mythologized fadista who is pictured on the front wrap, and of the taverns and underworld of the Lisbon district Mouraria, examining the social fabric and fashions surrounding the Fadistas. The book is valuable for printing the full lyrics to a number of Fado songs, including an early example of socialist Fado [p.262], with a tantalizing footnote stating that a great number of other socialist fados exist. A very good example, showing only light page toning within. There is some fading to the spine and a bit of erosion, perhaps from insect damage, but the gilt remains legible and still bright.

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        Slovinzische Grammatik

      Slovinzische Grammatik von Dr. Friedrich Lorentz, Erstausgabe aus dem Jahre 1903, 392 S., mit Karte, für das Alter übliche Gebrauchsspuren, größtenteils Seiten nicht aufgeschnitten, ex-libris, Buchränder leicht gebräunt u. vereinzelt gering stockfleckig, Seiten im Buch aber in sehr gutem und sehr sauberem Zustand. ...Sehr seltenes Exemplar, TOP-Rarität. Weitere Fotos des Buches auf Anfrage.

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        Der Aufstand : Vorgeschichte, Geschichte u. Deutung d. 17. Juni 1953. Stefan Brant. Unter Mitarb. von Klaus Bölling

      324 S. : 8 Bl. Abb. 8 Pp. Aus dem Besitz des Verhaltensforschers Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989, Nobelpreis 1973) mit dessen Namenszug ("Dr. Lorenz") auf Vorsatz, ob die Bleistiftanstreichungen und Ausrufungszeichen auch von seiner Hand sind, ist unklar, aber möglich.- Kanten etwas berieben / bestossen, Rückenfalze angerissen, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung // interner vermerk HAA-55602 m/'

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        Little Folk's Edition: Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There,

      Macmillan & Co, London 1903 - Little Folk's Edition: Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There, adapted for very little folks from the original by Lewis Carroll. Macmillan & Co, London 1903. A charming Little Folk's edition of this classic tale in very good condition. An adapted  version containing only the portions of the text and the pictures suitable for little folks have been used. Although the story reads continuously, it is one sixth of the original edition and contains only a selection of the illustrations. With thirty two coloured illustrations by John Tenniel.Original red and white illustrated boards. Faded spine. Very little sign of wear. Dedication of previous owner on the front free page. The contents are clean and the illustrations are bright. Bindings are tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ph. Fr. von Siebold's Letzte Reise nach Japan 1859-1862.

      Kisak Tamai, Berlin, 1903 - 8vo. ix, 130pp. 2 plates. Bound in cloth, slightly stained, ex-libris on front end-paper & owner stamps on title-page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leila. Aus dem Neugriechischen übersetzt von Felix Moral. (Reclams Universal Bibliothek - RUB 1699).

      das ungefaehre Erscheinungsjahr erschliesst sich aus den Erscheinungsjahren bzw. Bandnummern der am Umschlag beworbenen Reclam-Titel / selten! Zustand: der Band ist nicht aufgeschnitten sondern aufgerissen worden: Seiten daher tls. stark rissig / etw. fleckig schwer vorstellbar dass dieser Autor mehrere Auflagen erlebte. Vermutlich handelt es sich um die Druckboegen der ersten Auflage in einer spaeteren Binderate. Die Nummern der beworbenen Reclamhefte weisen wie gesagt ebenso auf ein Erscheinungsjahr um 1903 hin wie auch die Tatsache der Fadenheftung - die Reclam fuer die RUB erst 1894 einfuehrte. Leider etwas ramponierter (sehr unsauber aufgeschnittener) aber sehr seltener Titel!___Dieser Titel wird nicht per Versand verkauft sondern nur gegen Barzahlung in unseren Geschaeftsraeumen. Der Eintrag in unserer Datenbank dient lediglich der Information des interessierten Kunden. Bei Interesse sprechen Sie uns bitte an. Vielen Dank fuer Ihre Aufmerksamkeit!___

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        Satin Skin Powder. Satin Skin Cream.

      Calvert Lithographing Company, Detroit 1903 - This incredible 1903 advertising poster advertises the Satin Skin Powder and the Satin Skin Cream, both products manufactured by the Albert F. Wood Manufacturing Company. The poster features a woman holding a hand fan which reads 'Don't you want a satin skin?' Illustrations of the product packaging are also featured. Available in 4 tints - Flesh, White, Pink and Brunet, the packaging for Satin Skin Powder reads "It's beneficial to the skin, concealing blemishes and adding a charming fairness." The packaging for the Satin Skin Cream promotes that it is "made with healing herbs, milk of plants, beautifying balsams, and perfuming flowers, - gives, and preserves a satin skin. Nourishes away early wrinkles, keeps hands soft, supple, white." Copyrighted and dated 1903 by Albert F. Wood, MFR., The Satin Toilet Specialties, Detroit, Mich. The poster in good condition and lined with canvas. Minor foxing.The Albert F. Wood Manufacturing Company was active from circa 1885 to 1910 and were manufacturers and sellers of cosmetic products such as soaps, perfumes, creams, powders, etc. This is a rare poster and a beautiful example of early American advertising. Original poster. Color lithograph. 42 x 28 inches.

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        The Grey House on the Hill.

      London, Edinburgh, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, , [1903]. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front cover gilt, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 7 colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Pages with toning and light spotting, spine gently rolled, corners a touched rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Civilsachen (Zivilsachen). Neue Folge. Bände 1-50 (= Bände 51-100 der ganzen Reihe), Bände 101-170 der ganzen Reihe und 11 Bde. Generalregister. Geschlossene Reihe von zusammen 131 Bänden.

      Leipzig und Berlin, Veit & Comp. und de Gryter & Co., 1903-1943. 8. HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. (48), HLwd.-Bde. d. Zt. (81) und OPp.-Bde. (2). Enthält früheste Entscheidungen des 1900 in Kraft getretenen BGB, von denen etliche noch heute Gültigkeit haben.- Ohne die beiden letzten Bände (171 und 172).- Die Registerbände umfassen die Bände 51 bis 160.- Bände 169 und 170: Pp.-Bde. mit je 1 gebrochenem Rückengelenk, Band 170: Gelenke geklebt, Kanzlei-Stempel auf Titelblatt.- Die (älteren) Leder-Bde. teils stärker berieben bzw. beschabt, einige angeplatzte Kapitale (oder kleine Fehlstellen an denselben). Innen bis auf eine papierbedingte leichte Bräunung sauber und gut.

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        Mittheilungen des Vereins badischer Thierärzte. Erster vis vierter Jahrgang in einem Bande ( 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904 )

      Sammelband mit den ersten vier Jahrgängen der seltenen Zeitschrift, wobei einige Nummern fehlen. Mit zahlreichen Originalbeiträgen verschiedener Autoren: Der erste Jahrgang mit VII, 208 Seiten / der zweite Jahrgang mit VI, 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-80 und 97-212 ( es fehlt das Heft Nr. 5 ) / der dritte Jahrgang mit VI, 1 Blatt, Seiten 1-128 und 145-192 ( es fehlt Heft 9 ) / der vierte Jahrgang mit V, Seiten 1-148 und 181-196 ( es fehlen hier die Hefte 10 und 11 ). Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, wenige Seiten etwas fleckig bzw. fingerfleckig, die Seiten in der Mitte mit kleiner Falzspur ( wahrscheinlich durch den Postversand der Zeitung bedingt ) Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz mit handschriftlichem Vermerk " Von Herrn.....Dr. Vielhauer gewidmet ". - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., 17. XI. 1903.

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

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        BOOK OF THE CHILD

      - (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX AND ELIZABETH SHIPPEN GREEN)illus. THE BOOK OF THE CHILD by Mabel Humphrey. NY: Frederick Stokes, October 1903. Large folio (13 3/4" x 15"). cloth backed pictorial boards, except for slight general soil and tip wear this is a bright, clean and near Fine copy. First edition. In 1902, with Smith's and Green's successful Bryn Mawr calendar behind them, the two women collaborated on a "self-invested calendar project that featured some of the most beautiful works either woman ever painted." (Schnessel p. 38). Stokes immediately asked to publish the illustrations in book form and commissioned Mabel Humphrey to write poems to match the illustrations. The result was the Book Of The Child. Printed on rectos only (one side of the paper), there are 4 magnificent full page color illustrations by Green (one is tipped-in) with smaller illustrations in-text. There are 3 exquisite full page color illustrations by Smith plus the charming color cover (on both covers) as well as smaller text illustrations. The colors are rich and the artwork is almost breathtaking. (A few are reproduced in Schnessel p. 56-7,65 but only 1 in color). This is a scarce title, rarely found in such clean condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Bradley, Will] Complete Set of Four Christmas Books

      Offered here are the four "Christmas Books," each published, designed and illustrated by Will Bradley. First editions. 12mo, 12mo, 16mo, 16mo. Each, 1903, Concord, Printed by Will Bradley at the Sign of the Vine. Each gray or light gray paper covered boards with printed paper label on spine; "Rabbi Ben Ezra," by Robert Browning; "A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig," by Charles Lamb; "A Love Song," by George Wither; and "The Leather Bottel. All fine condition. Printed on superb handmade paper, rubricated title-pages with border designs, full-page or vignette designs and borders by Will Bradley. Scarce as a set.

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        The Tailor of Gloucester

      London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1903. Sextodecimo. Original red morocco, title front cover gilt, illustrated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom red cloth chemise and quarter red morocco and cloth slipcase. Spine faded, spine ends renewed, hinges repaired, outer leaves a little finger-marked; an excellent, bright copy. First edition, first impression, deluxe issue, in an unrecorded morocco binding, apparently a publisher's binding, although not lettered as such. Bound in before the frontispiece is the extra illustration intended for the front cover label of regular copies. With the first impression points: the single endpaper occurring four times and the title page dated 1903. This binding is unrecorded. The gilt lettering is not uniform with the Peter Rabbit series, but the original decorative endpapers indicate that it is a publisher's binding. The following year, Warne bound up two special copies of Peter Rabbit in green morocco, one of which she presented to the Prince of Wales. That binding is uniform in general appearance to the regular trade editions, and it may be that the present copy represents something of a trial run for extra special bindings.

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        Fortschritte der Veterinär-Hygiene: 1.- 4.Jahrgang in 4 Bänden ( Alles Erschienene )

      ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1903 - 1906 mit Beiträgen zahlreicher Autoren zu Themen wie: Öffentliches Veterinärwesen - Allgemeine Bakteriologie und Untersuchungsmethoden - Desinfektion - Ernährung einschließlich der Fleisch- und Milchhygiene - Immunität und Schutzimpfung - Infektionskrankheiten - Parasitologie und Invasionskrankheiten - Versicherungswesen - Wasser, Luft, Boden, Klima - Bauhygiene u.a.). Je Jahrgang mehrere Hefte in einem Band. Jeweils in goldgeprägten Oln, 4. Jahrgang 1: mit XII, 348 Seiten, einigen Textabbildungen sowie 2 farbig lithographierten Tafeln ( Fischoeder: Milzbrand ) sowie allerlei Blätter mit teils illustrierten Anzeigen Jahrgang 2: mit XII, 328 Seiten und 1 Textillustration Jahrgang 3: mit VII, 288 Seiten, einigen Textillustrationen und 4 Tafeln in Lichtdruck ( Fischoeder: Milzbrand ) Jahrgang IV: mit 288 Seiten und 3 Abbildungen. Die ersten 2 Bände jeweils mit Inhaltsverzeichnis, Namensregister und Sachverzeichnis, der dritte Band mit Inhaltsverzeichnis, Band 4 ohne Register: In Band 4 vorn montierter handschriftlicher Zettel von alter Hand vom 5.3.1908 : " Diese Zeitschrift ging mit dem 1.April 1907 ein. Ein Inhaltsverzeichnis ist nach Mitteilung des Verlegers nicht erschienen ". Einbände gering berieben, teils gering fleckig bzw. schwach lichtrandig. Jeweils mit Bibliotheksschildchen auf dem Rücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, ansonsten von guter Erhaltung. - von hoher Seltenheit - ( Gesamtgewicht 4000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Frauenfigur vor angedeutetem Männerkopf im Hintergrund. Pastös, teils mehrschichtig aufgetragene expressive Malweise. Eingeritzte Signatur oben links. Nicht datiert.

      65 x 49 cm. Öl auf Hartfaserplatte in schlichtem Atelierrahmen. *Melzer war zunächst als Porzellanmaler tätig, 1903 Beginn eines Kunststudiums in Weimar, 1906 wurde er Schüler von Prof. L. von Hoffmann. Als Mitbegründer der Neuen Secession baute er in den Jahren 1910/11 gemeinsam mit Georg Tappert die Schule für freie und angewandte Kunst auf und entwickelte nach impressionistischen Anfängen einen ganz individuellen expressiven Figuralstil. Großen Einfluss hatten 1912/13 Studienaufenthalte in Paris und Florenz. 1918 wurde er Mitbegründer der "Novembergruppe" und seit 1921 auch Lehrer an der Reimannschule. Im Nationalsozialismus wurden seine Bilder als entartet eingestuft und aus den Museen entfernt. Melzer blieb ein Individualist und ist keiner bestimmten Stilrichtung zuzuordnen. Sein Werk bewegt sich vom Impressionismus zum expressiven Realismus, enthält ebenso kubistische Elemente bis hin zum Neorealismus und andere Stileinflüsse.

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        Le livre d'or des roses. Iconographie, histoire et culture de la rose.

      (2 Bl.), 130, (+plates) S. Half-leather (1903) With 60 chromolithgraphed plates, each with accompanying explanation. Temporary half-leather, gilted title and ornament on spine, edges of cover slightly worn. Sehr guter Zustand/ very good

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