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        California and its Missions: Their History to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (2 volumes)

      Whitaker & Ray Company, San Francisco 1904 - 4to. 228pp; 538pp. Frontispiece portraits; Illustrations; Map; Index. Original red cloth with glit lettering to spines; blindstamped portrait to front covers. Slight fading to spines; minor wear to extremities; a near fine set. An extensive history on the early development of the lower and upper California missions. "The author, a well-known San Francisco arcitect, 'epitomizes the principal events in a most satisfactory manner.' Vol. II deals with the missions of Alta California. Almost the entire edition was destroyed in the 1906 fire and earthquake." - Weber, The California Missions, pg. 18. Scarce thus. (California Catholic History pg. 26; Cowan II pg. 132; Howes C-490; Weber 75). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books, ABAA]
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        Sammlung von 15 Originalfotografien (Glanzkollodium auf Karton mit handschr. Bezeichnung). Anonym um 1905. Je 16,5 x 21,5 cm (Karton 24 x 31 cm).

      - Außerordentlich interessante Sammlung von Außen- und Innenaufnahmen der Luxusyacht ?Rovenska? von Erzherzog Karl Stephan von Österreich (bei 3 Fotografien im Bild) und Erzherzogin Maria Theresia.- Das Schiff wurde von der Werft Ramage & Ferguson Ldt. in Leith (Schottland) gebaut und am 27. März 1904 unter dem Namen ?Rovenska? (in Erinnerung an die Stadt auf der Insel Losinj, wo der Erzherzog eine Villa besaß) getauft. Nach nur wenigen Kreuzfahrten wurde das Schiff bereits 1909 an Sir Max Waechter in London wieder verkauft. Nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg von Guglielmo Marconi umgebaut und unter dem neuen Namen "Elettra" als Funkjacht für seine wissenschaftlichen Experimente mit Radiowellen und Funkübertragungen verwendet.- Mit 8 Außenaufnahmen (Gesamtansichten im Hafen von Mali Losinj und Bilder vom Deck) und 7 Kabineninnenaufnahmen (Karl Stefan`s Cabine; Cabine Theresa`s; Navigations Cabine, Speisezimmer, Rauchzimmer, Klavierzimmer).- Leichte Gebrauchsspuren.- Beiliegen: 4 Fotografien auf 1 Karton (je 9 x 12 cm) einer weiteren Yacht von Erzherzog Karl Stephan: ?Waturus? vor Mali Losinj (dat. 8.10.1901).# Extremely interesting collection of 8 outside and 7 inside photographs of the luxury steam-powered yacht Rovenska. The ship was built by Ramage & Ferguson of Leith, Scotland in 1904 for Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria. Its name originated from an estate the Habsburg owned on the island of Lussino. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        IRENE'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

      London, Grant Richards, 1904.. FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER, 1904, small 8vo, approximately 130 x 80 mm, 5 x 3¼ inches, pale green cloth, striped and lettered dark green, 94 pages printed 1 side only. Coloured frontispiece and 24 charming colour plates by Ruth Cobb. Irene has a lovely party for her friends, with games, dancing, magic lantern and delicious food. No inscriptions, inner joints cracked (not endpapers), binding sound and firm, minute bump at top of spine, endpapers faintly browned, little owner has ticked 8 titles on Dumpy List and a couple have smudged slightly (see image). A near Fine very clean copy in the very rare very good plus pale green DUSTWRAPPER which has a repeat of the frontispiece in green line on the upper panel, green lettering (price 1/6 on upper panel and spine), Dumpy list on lower panel, inner flaps blank. Dw: tiny chips to head of spine and corners, 5 mm (¼") chip and a smaller one at tail of spine, faint tanning to spine, a couple of tiny very pale handling marks to upper panel. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Sword of Song. Called by Christians The Book of The Beast.

      Paris: by Philippe Renouard [colophon]; Benares: Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth,, 1904. Quarto. Printed on vellum, unbound as issued, gatherings laid into the original blue wrappers, titles and decoration to wrappers and backstrip in gold, uncut. Printed in red and black. Dusty, the wrappers torn at the spine and generally a little dull. First edition, first printing, one of just three copies printed on vellum for Crowley's own use. A major presentation copy inscribed by Crowley on the initial blank, in a mixture of letters and symbols: "An XIX [the Sun in 8 degrees 15 minutes Libra, the Moon in 0 degrees Cancer, i.e. in Thelemic dating, 2 October 1923] City of Tunis. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law [symbol] I, the Beast 666 [symbols] A?A? give this third vellum copy of The Sword of Song (the other two being in my possession & that of John Quinn) to Edmund Saayman on his 26th birthday and his day of reception as a probationer of A?A? with the Motto of [Hebrew letters] "There the scribe knew the narcissus in his heart" with all good Will for his Attainment of the Summum Bonum True Wisdom & Perfect Happiness." The regular edition exists in two states, one of which has a red paper outer wrapper and was issued in ten copies. But the present example is a completely separate beast - no pun intended. The other two copies are recorded as appearing on the market as early as 1926 when the John Quinn copy sold at the Anderson Galleries. It was rebound in blue morocco by Zaehnsdorf, as was the second of the three copies which languished in a Detroit storage facility until Lunn liberated it and placed it, along with many other Crowley jewels, in the Harry Ransom collection at the University of Texas Austin. We have not traced the Quinn copy but our example is the only one of the three in the original condition. Edmund Saayman, a mathematics scholar, had been recruited to Crowley's cause by Norman Mudd. Both Oxford men, they visited Crowley at Cefalu and followed him to Tunis.

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        Ah! vous dirai-je, maman" - Autograph Musical Quotation

      - Neatly penned AMQS from the popular children's song "Ah! vous dirai-je, maman", the basis for the Mozart Variations K. 265, and for works by J.C.F. Bach, Adam, Dohnanyi, Liszt and Saint-Saens, who quotes the tune in the 'Fossiles' movement of his Carnival of the Animals. One long measure, inscribed with the title and signed boldly "C. Saint-Saëns 1904." 1 large page, 31.5 x 23.5 cm [12.5 x 9.5 inches]. In fine condition, with some blocks of toning and a light vertical crease. Autograph musical quotations from the influential French composer are quite uncommon. Though uninscribed, the present quotation is from the album of the celebrated soprano Delphine Ugalde (1829 - 1910).

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        The Marvelous Land of Oz

      Reilly and Britton, 1904 The true first edition, first state, with no month listed on the copyright page. Very good condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        THE EVENING STAR, NEW YEAR'S EDITION, 1904, CRIPPLE CREEK, COLORADO

      C. E. Wood, editor and publisher, Cripple Creek, Colorado 1904 - THE EVENING STAR, NEW YEAR'S EDITION, 1904. C. E. Wood, editor and publisher, published by the Evening Star Print. Original illustrated wrappers: gold and blue print on stiff green paper. Dimensions: 12-1/4 inches in height by 9-1/2 inches in width; 80 pages, plus 9 inserted photographic pages. Near fine condition. An intriguing pro-Mine Owner's Association and Citizens' Alliance publication -- in answer to the Cripple Creek Times special edition of 1904 (listed below), which was generally pro-Western Federation of Miners. Numerous articles in this publication include: History of Cripple Creek District; Cripple Creek Strike of 1903, Its Genesis and Meaning; Cripple Creek Drainage Tunnel; Mine Owners' Grounds for Opposition to Western Federation of Miners; Citizens' Alliance Movement; Gold Production for Year 1903; The Strike from the Union Standpoint; Gillett, the Natural Residence Town of the District; the Public Schools, Growth of a Decade; Stratton's Independence, the Great Mine; Future of the Cripple Creek District; Gold Coin and United Mines; Future of the Stock Market; Vindicator Horror: Two Good Mining Men Killed; The Story of Camp Goldfield; and many other articles. Filled with regional mining advertisements. Photographs by M. A. Wisda. Western Federation of Miners; Colorado National Guard. Only two listings in OCLC. Not in Wynar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE UNITED GOLD MINES COMPANY, Annual Report, 1904

      Engravings and Printing by The Smith-Brooks Printing Company, Denver, Colorado 1904 - THE UNITED GOLD MINES COMPANY, Annual Report, 1904. Mines: Cripple Creek Mining District, Colorado. COMPLETE WITH FOLDOUT MAP. Warren Woods, President. Original black-printed tan wrappers; 48 pages. Dimensions: 9 inches by 12 inches. Profusely illustrated with photographs and plats of mining properties. Fold-out map: ¿The Principal Area of Production of the Cripple Creek Mining District showing the properties of the United Gold Mines Company. Map dimensions: 17-1/2 inches by 23 inches. President¿s Report, Colorado Springs, Colo., May 31, 1904. General Manager¿s Report, Victor, Colo., June 1, 1904. Treasurer¿s Report, May 14, 1902 to May 31, 1904. Consulting Engineer¿s Report, John Wellington Finch, May 26, 1904. Two-page Water Level Chart and Comparative Elevations and Depths of Shafts and Tunnels. Detailed descriptions & plats of specific mining properties, including: Wild Horse Group; Damon Group; W.P.H. Group; Deadwood; Pinnacle; Requa; M.K.T. & Panther Groups; Bull Hill & Straub Mountain; United Mines Transportation Company; and Ore Treatment Facilities. Engravings and Printing by The Smith-Brooks Printing Company, Denver, Colorado, 1904. Near fine condition. Printed on enamel-coated paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Brown Fairy Book.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1904. With Eight Coloured Plates and Numerous Illustrations by H. J. Ford. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial decorations to spine and upper board gilt, brown endpapers with silver illustrations, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 7 plates, 22 full-page engravings, and illustrations throughout the text. Spine a little rolled, just a little spotting to half title. An excellent, fresh copy. First edition, first impression. A really attractive copy and uncommon in such nice condition. The fairy stories in this book come from all corners of the world. They are traditional tales passed from generation to generation and translated and gathered in this collection by Andrew Lang and his wife.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Story of a Troll-Hunt

      Cambridge: Printed at the University Press,, 1904. Quarto. Original vellum backed grey boards, lettered in black on front cover. Illustrated throughout by James McBryde. Spotting to vellum spine, light rubbing to corners, light off setting to endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, of a putative edition of 100 copies and decidedly uncommon: Copac lists only three locations in British and Irish institutional libraries (BL, V&A, Cambridge), OCLC adds just five more. "James McBryde was a student and friend of M. R. James (MRJ). He came up to King's[Cambridge] in 1893 to read Natural Sciences. Although McBryde was 10 years younger than MRJ the pair became firm friends. McBryde joined MRJ's bookish circle and was one of the select few who heard MRJ's ghost stories by the light of a candle in a draughty set of rooms at King's. The friendship between the two men outlived McBryde's Cambridge career and between 1899 and 1901 they travelled each year to Denmark and Sweden. These adventures would later inspire two of MRJ's ghost stories ('No. 13' and 'Count Magnus') and McBryde's children's book The Story of the Troll-Hunt. The story told of three Cambridge men who travelled to Jutland to hunt monsters to bring back to the Fitzwilliam Museum - MRJ was the Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1893 to 1908. McBryde and his wife Gwendolyn settled in London in 1904 when McBryde enrolled at the Slade School of Art. Shortly after beginning his art studies, MRJ approached him with the idea of illustrating his ghost stories. McBryde, already familiar with the stories, welcomed the opportunity... Sadly... McBryde died a month later of complications following an appendix operation... It has been suggested the McBryde was the love of MRJ's life. MRJ is known to have picked flowers from the Fellows Garden at King's and travelled up with them on the train to McBryde's funeral in Lancashire where he tossed them into his friend's grave. After McBryde's death, MRJ arranged for the publication of The Story of a Troll-Hunt with Cambridge University Press and wrote an introduction for the volume. One of its illustrations is a cartoon of MRJ, James McBryde and William Johnson Stone sitting on a bench on the Backs plotting their adventure. MRJ was named legal guardian of McBryde's daughter Jane who was born six months after her father's death. MRJ, the consummate Victorian bachelor, maintained a lifelong friendship with McBryde's widow Gwendolyn and his daughter Jane. The two women became a surrogate family for him" (King's College, Cambridge online).

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        "APPLEY DAPPLY UNLOCKS A CUPBOARD IN SOMEONE'S HOUSE" Original Watercolor Painting

      New York: Unpublished, 1904 An original watercolor painted on heavy card stock tipped onto a larger piece of matboard. SIGNED "Beatrix Potter" in the artist's distinctive handwriting. A character closely resembling the rabbit Appley Dapply was painted by Potter in 1890 for a series of greeting cards that was never published. In 1904 she created Appley Dapply for a proposed 94 page large format book of rhymes, but the project was set aside when her publisher Frederick Warne died in 1905. In 1917 some of the material from the proposed book was used for a small format book entitled APPLEY DAPPLEY'S NURSERY RHYMES. One sequence of 3 illustrations feature Appley Dappley, and our watercolor obviously would be the first picture in the sequence if it had been used in the book. Provenance: from the collection of the great-granddaughter of Beatrix Potter's American publisher David McKay to whom the artist gave the watercolor. The full signature was probably added at that time--the initials" HBP" can be seen beneath the signature. The watercolor is clean and bright, with some minimal light foxing.. SIGNED. First Edition. Paper. Very Good. Illus. by Beatrix Potter. 3 1/2" by 4 1/2".

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1904 - 1904 Original Hardback Wisden

      1904. Hi, This lot is a 1904 Original Hardback Wisden in good to Very Good Condition, This Wisden is a very nice book, the things to point out are that the hinges are weak, they are not split nor has the book had any restoration but Wisden forgot the hinge strengtheners. The front board is very bright and clean with excellent gilt. The spine cloth is darkened and hence the gilt is dark too. The rear board is also very good. Internally it is very nice indeed. Excellent photoplate. Other than the hinges it would be a superb book. Please see the large pictures, taken without the flash. More available on request. Buy-it-now.

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        Stadtlandschaft. 53 x 53 cm, Öl auf Hartfaser.

      - Hans Schulze (Dittersbach Schlesien 1904 - 1982 Leipzig) 1923-1929 Studium an der Staatlichen Akademie für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe Breslau bei Alexander Kanoldt, Paul Holz, Otto Mueller, Oskar Moll und Konrad von Kardorff, war Professor an der KMU in Leipzig 1100 gr.

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        The Colored Regulars In the United States Army, With a Sketch of the History of the Colored American, and an Account of His Services in the Wars of the Country, from the Period of the Revolutionary War to 1899

      A.M.E. Book Concern, Philadelphia 1904 - Octavo. 15.5 x 22 cm. 344 pp. With occasional black-and-white plates. Introductory letter from Lieutenant-General Nelson A. Miles. Steward was a soldier (25th U.S. Colored Infantry), clergyman, army chaplain, author and professor. An uncommonly nice near fine copy in original red cloth; fragile white lettering on upper cover intact; spine lettering moderately worn but legible. Nice decorative endpapers. A superior copy without the wear and fading typical to most copies of this book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        Porträtpostkarte mit eigh. Unterschrift, Wien, Dezember 1927.

      - 1904 oder 1909 in St. Petersburg geboren und dort zur Tänzerin ausgebildet, gelangte Alice Nikitina nach der Oktoberrevolution über Laibach, Wien und Berlin zu den "Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilew", wo sie zwischen 1923 und 1929 etliche Rollen kreierte und wegen ihrer kühlen Eleganz gefeiert wurde. Nach Diaghilews Tod tanzte sie unter anderem in den Londoner Cochran-Revuen und bei Balanchine, studierte dann 3 Jahre Gesang und machte ab 1938 eine zweite Karriere als Koloratursopran an italienischen Opernhäusern. 1949 eröffnete sie in Paris eine Ballettschule, 1959 erschien ihre Autobiographie. Diaghilews "Ballets Russes" gastierten erst- und letztmalig zu Jahresende 1927 an der Wiener Oper; Alice Nikitina war hier mit Serge Lifar in "La Chatte" zu sehen. Aus dem Nachlass des Tiroler Heimatdichters, Komponisten und Interpreten Franz Winkler (1906-1962).

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        Colomba

      Paris: L. Conquet Large 8vo (27 cm; 10.875"). Frontis., [3] ff., viii, 241, [2] p., [63] proof plates.. 1904 Bibliophile's treasure: One of only 50 copies "de grand luxe sur Japon ancien" and with a suite of proofs of the wood engravings, which are by Daniel Vierge. Total edition was 300 copies. The prospectus is bound at the rear. Binding: Signed binding by M. Lortic: red morocco, gilt extra with accents of black; original wrappers bound in. Board edges with gilt double fillet; wide turn-ins with richly gilt; marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Provenance: Cortlandt F. Bishop, with his elegant red leather bookplate. Binding as above, joints unobtrusively repaired, very faint traces of shelfwear to lower edges. Pages gently age-toned. => A beautiful volume.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Manuale di ornitologia italiana. Elenco descrittivo degli uccelli stazionari o di passaggio finora osservati in Italia.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1904, 16mo legatura originale tutta tela copertina illustrata, pp. 163-VIII-907 con 401 inc. n.t.36 tav. f.t. Prima edizione. (Uno tra i pi? rari, ricercati ed interessanti manuali Hoepli) Ceresoli, 59 : "importante, .. rara". Buona copia.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        La bible d'Amiens

      Mercure de France 1904 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1904, 12x19cm, relié sous étui. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Marcel Proust, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline indigo, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, double filet en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque; chemise-étui en plein maroquin noir, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, intérieur de daim bleu marine, chemise-étui signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe de l'auteur à son jeune ami écrivain Max Daireaux. S'il a bien connu la famille Daireaux à Neuilly ce n'est qu'en 1908 à leur retour de Buenos Aires que Proust se lie d'amitié avec le jeune Max, de treize ans son cadet. Ils entretiendront, pendant plusieurs années, une importante correspondance essentiellement littéraire. On note ainsi que la première lettre de Proust à ce nouvel ami, écrite en septembre 1908 sous forme de poème dédicatoire, est jointe à un exemplaire des Plaisirs et les jours. Plus tard, Proust appuiera la publication des écrits de son protégé dans le Figaro et, en 1913, sollicitera ses lumières scientifiques lors de la correction de son manuscrit de la Recherche. Il lui soulignera à cette occasion qu'il a utilisé dans "Les Jeunes filles" une anecdote survenue chez les Daireaux: " Il n'y a (dans le second volume) qu'un seul mot bête et il a été dit par moi chez vous." (lettre du 19 juin 1913). [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation by Marcel Proust, one of the copies of the first issue numbered press. Binding to bradel half calico indigo, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, double thread tail piece as red shagreen dishes marbled paper covers preserved, contemporary binding. Valuable autograph of the author to his young writer friend Max Daireaux. If he had known the family Daireaux Neuilly it was not until 1908 to return to Buenos Aires Proust became friends with the young Max, thirteen years his junior. They will maintain for several years, a significant primarily literary correspondence. We thus note that the first letter from Proust to this new friend, written in September 1908 as a dedicatory poem is attached to a copy of Pleasures and days. Later Proust support the publication of the writings of his protege in the Figaro and in 1913, its scientists seek when correcting his manuscript Research lights. It will highlight it on this occasion he used in "The Girls" anecdote occurred in Daireaux: "There is (in the second volume) one word beast and it has been said by me in you . "(letter of 19 June 1913). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eugen d’Albert; Pianist und Komponist (1864 Glasgow-Riga 1932). Büste nach rechts, den Beschauer anblickend.

      - Lithographie, auf gelblichem Japan, signiert und als „Probedruck" bezeichnet. 33:26 cm. An der Münchner Kunstakademie ausgebildet, experimentierte Orlik mit graphischen Techniken, insbesondere mit dem Holzschnitt. 1904 ging er nach Wien und wurde Professor und Leiter der Graphikklasse an der Kunstgewerbeschule, später lehrte er in Berlin.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Marvelous Story of Puss in Boots

      

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        Worke for Cutlers : or a Merry Dialogue Betweene Sword, Rapier and Dagger

      C. J. Clay and Sons 1904 No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, some foxing throughout, tanned end papers and no bumping to corners. Untrimmed page edges. 92pp. Card covers in a vellum spine. Beautiful embossed silver dagger, sword and rapier to front board. Introduction by Dr AW Ward, Prologue over 32 pages plus the play which was 'Acted in a shew in the famous Universitie of Cambridge AD 1615.' plus Glossarial Epilogue and Index. Extremely scarce.

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        [Mosher Press One of Ten, Printed on Vellum] Ballads Done into English from the French of Francois Villon

      Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1904. First edition thus. No. 3 of 10 Copies, Printed on Vellum and signed on the colophon by the printer and publisher. Handsomely bound in full orangish brown crushed morocco by Stern & Bess with gilt ruled borders and spine. TEG. Near fine. Exceedingly scarce.

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        Gold Bat

      Adam and Charles Black 1904 - 1904. 277 pages. No dust jacket. Red pictorial cloth boards with gilt and black lettering. Contains pictorial plates throughout. Pages remain reasonably bright with light foxing to text block edge and inscription to the endpapers. Slight cracking to hinges exposing netting but pages remain tight, noticeable foxing and thumb prints also included. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and markings to the boards. Spine is tanned with moderate shelf wear and light scuffing to the top end. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Island Pharisees

      London: William Heinemann, 1904. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition of the English version of the first published issue, written when Galsworthy was only 37 years old. An important literary association copy, inscribed "Jan 29 1904. To W. H. Hudson from John Galsworthy." The book had been published the day before. W.H. Hudson, author of Green Mansions, for which Galsworthy wrote the introduction, was one of Galsworthy's close friends and the dedicatee of his 1907 novel The Country House. While signed copies of Galsworthy's early books are not uncommon, contemporary presentation copies are rare. Bound in original green cloth with gilt title and author to spine and gilt title in script across front cover. Some fading and rubbing. Hinges are tender but text block is solid. Housed in a handsome green quarter leather slipcase. With book plate of Joseph Fisher Loewi to front pastedown and Hugh Roberts Parrish on slipcase. Very good condition. 311 pages. LIT/011216.

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        Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze; . . .Elf Zeihnungen von Karl Walser

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1904. First edition. Spine ends and extremities with some rubbing, fine, fragile.. Small 8vo, 128pp; wrappers. Lovely copy of Walser's rare first book. The illustrations by Karl Walser are printed on Japan vellum with tissue guards.

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        Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Music

      [Campden, Gloucestershire: Edward Arnold / Essex House Press, 1904] One of 140 copies. The eleventh of the Great Poems Series, all of which was printed entirely on vellum. Full stiff vellum with embossed rose on front cover and the words, "Soul is Form," the edition binding of the Great Poems Series. . Octavo. Hand-colored wood engraved frontispiece by Reginald Savage, hand-colored initials, the first in gold. Printed on vellum. Covers a bit soiled, endpapers lightly foxed. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Ghost-Stories of an Antiquary.

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1904. With four illustrations by the late James McBryde. Octavo. Original brown buckram, yapp edges, spine and front board lettered in black, boards double ruled in red. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 3 plates. Edges a little spotted, contents lightly foxed, small patch of abrasion to final numeral of inscription, plates clean. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his ward, the daughter of his close friend and the illustrator of this book, on the front pastedown, "Jane McBryde, on her first Christmas, 190[4]". (The final numeral of the year is erased, perhaps due to a mistake.) The daughter of James McBryde and his wife Gwendolyn, Jane was born six months after the death of her father in June 1904 from complications following an appendix operation; the author was subsequently named her legal guardian. McBryde died leaving the illustrations for this book unfinished, and James's publisher suggested another illustrator for the book. However, James was adamant that McBryde could not be replaced, and Ghost Stories of an Antiquary was published with just the four completed illustrations as a tribute to his friend. The fourth plate in the book (facing p. 222) was one the last illustrations McBryde prepared before his death. He wrote excitedly to James on 6 May 1904, "I have finished the Whistle ghostÂ…I covered yards of paper to put in the moon shadows correctly and it is certainly the best thing I have ever drawn.

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        Manuscrits autographes en très grande partie inédits] Poésies : "Le Coeur et les yeux"

      - A) Imposant ensemble d'environ 350 pp. in-4, classées par Pichon dans 5 recueils ("Le Chemin qui monte", "Les jours les journées", etc.) et plusieurs sous-recueils et précédées d'un "projet pour la constitution des volumes" où il est précisé que "Le Coeur et les yeux" est "le titre global de toutes les poésies". On joint 9 pp. in-4 de poèmes de la main de Hélène Pichon (l'un signé). B) 3 cahiers in-8 contenant 100 pp. de poèmes autographes datés de 1904 à 1939, pour la plupart recopiés dans le recueil présenté en (A). C) 2 ff. découpés de "L'Anthologie des jeunes poètes" (Paris, d'Artray, 1926) où l'on trouve 3 poèmes de Pichon. On notera que certains poèmes portent des noms de dédicataires aussi variés que Colette, Rudolph Loewenstein ou Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Nous n'allons pas prétendre que la poésie de Pichon a une grande valeur littéraire, mais le soin avec lequel il l'a mise en ordre montre l'importance sentimentale qu'elle avait pour lui. Elle est un intéressant reflet de l'homme qu'il fut et est particulièrement touchante quand il y évoque la maladie (il souffrait d'un rhumatisme articulaire aigu) et la souffrance qu'elle engendre. De rares poèmes son signés. Personnage d'une grande richesse, d'une infinie curiosité et très complexe, Edouard Pichon est un contemporain et - par son intérêt pour le langage - un précurseur de Lacan, qui lui reprendra - entre autres - le concept de forclusion. Il est l'un des membres fondateurs du groupe de L'Evolution psychiatrique et de la Société Psychanalytique de Paris (dont il fut président de 1935 à 1937). Avec son oncle Jacques Damourette, il est l'auteur d'un monumental Essai de Grammaire française dont la publication s'étala sur près de 30 ans. Il fut également fervent maurrassien tout en étant dreyfusard, et le gendre de Pierre Janet sans être janetien. (Voir à son sujet, E. Roudinesco, Histoire de la psychanalyse en France, t. 1, pp. 297-320). Nota : ce document ne pourra être exporté en dehors de l'Union Européenne sans autorisation préalable du ministère de la Culture, formalité pouvant prendre plusieurs jours. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das dritte Auge. [2004]. [6 Original-Fotografien / 6 original photographs in b/w].

       Fitz Brill, geboren am 1. Juli 1904 in Hannover, gestorben am 13. September 1997 in Hofgeismar. 6 Originalfotografien s/w. Hergestellt vom Originalnegativ aus dem Nachlass. Einmalige Auflage für die Griffelkunst Hamburg, 2004. Rückseitig mit typografischer Beschriftung versehen. Maße Blätter: 30,4 x 24,0 cm. Abbildungen in unterschiedlichen Maßen. Serie in einer Mappe mit 8-seitigem begleitenden Text von Floris M. Neusüss. Sehr gutes, tadelloses Exemplar. 6 Original photographs in b/w. Griffelkunst edition, Hamburg 2004. Measure sheets: 30,4 x 24,0 cm. Images in different measures. Original folder with 8-pages booklet with text by Floris M. Neusüss. Mint condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Fotokunst / photographic art; Original-Fotografie / Original-Photographie / original photograph

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        Hespérus. Illustrations en couleurs de Carloz Schwabe ( Ex. No. 239 )

      Paris, Société de propagation des livres d’art, 1904 - 96 gez. Seiten Exemplar Nr. 239 in sehr schönem Halblederband über 5 Bünde mit Rückentitel in Gold. Papier altersüblich nachgedunkelt , schönes sauberes Exemplar, teils schwacher Abklatsch der farb. Ill. 162 Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1400 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jewish State [FIRST AMERICAN EDITION]

      New York, The MacCabaean Publishing Co.. 1904.. Hardback. 1st US edition. Period-style quarter leather over marbled boards. 8vo, xxii, 102 pages. Preface and notes by Jacob de Haas. With celebrated photographic portrait by E. M. Lilien of Herzl leaning over the balcony-rail of the Hotel Les Trois Rois, with original tissue present, Basel. "Herzl's Der Judenstaat has remained the single most important manifesto of modern Zionism and is one of the most important books in the history of the Jewish People. " See Michael Heymann, Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana-Treasures of Jewish Booklore (1994) no. 46, page 102-3. An ex-library copy sold at auction in 2014 for over $5000.00. Remnants of removed stamp and margin repairs to title page, otherwise an outstanding copy Beautifully bound in period half leather with raised bands and marbled boards. (KH-5-65) .

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        THE CRIPPLE CREEK STRIKE, 1903 - 1904

      The Victor Daily Record, Victor, Cripple Creek Gold Mining District, Colorado 1904 - Original gold-embossed, green-cloth covers; 248 pages; illustrated from photographs and drawings. One of three variant cloth bindings (green, brown, and denim blue). Copyright applied for, Victor, Colorado. Photograph of Mrs. Emma F. Langdon as a frontispiece; tissue page before it. Foldout drawing of the Standard and Colorado reduction plants in Colorado City, Colorado by D. D. Robertson -- where the Cripple Creek Strike began. An excellent, though biased, account of the labor strike that stifled gold production in the Pikes Peak Region, 1903 - 1904. Emma Langdon was the wife of Charles G. Langdon, linotype operator and one of Victor Daily Record imprisoned in the Goldfield bull pen by the Colorado National Guard. Numerous illustrations of principal personalities involved in this long and bloody strike; also, excellent details on mines, mining companies, railroads, and many of the circumstances that converged to stimulate this action. To get a more rounded perspective of the Cripple Creek Strike of 1903 - 1904, it is recommended that the researcher study Rastall's LABOR HISTORY OF THE CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT, 1905 and Wright's LABOR DISTURBANCES IN COLORADO, 1905, among other vital resources. This book is one of the most significant written on Colorado's greatest gold mining district. What's more, it was written by a woman with adamant views of labor unions, capitalism, and the state politics of the time. Langdon should be recognized in a similar vein as Emma Goldman. But Langdon later became disillusioned by the machinations of Big Bill Haywood and tendency to push the Western Federation of Miners towards violence. The first edition, first printing of THE CRIPPLE CREEK STRIKE is unique in that it was published by the Victor Daily Record in Victor, Colorado and focuses strictly on the labor strike in the Cripple Creek Gold Mining District; whereas, the 2nd and 3rd editions of this book extend the perspective to Telluride and other Colorado mining districts. Also, the book was published while the then unknown, and yet to be famous journalist, Lowell Thomas, was working as a newspaper delivery boy at the Victor Record. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Monte Cervino. Illustrazioni di Edoardo Rubino. Prefazione di Edmondo De Amicis. Nota Geologica di Vittorio Novarese.

      Ulrico Hoepli,, Milano, 1904 - In-4° (300x212mm), pp. XVI, 287, brossura editoriale figurata. 14 tavole colorate f.t., 23 disegni a penna e 11 fotografie. Buon esemplare in barbe (restauri al dorso). Prima edizione di questo grande classico della letteratura alpinistica. Guido Rey (Torino, 1861-1935), fecondo scrittore di libri di montagna stilisticamente pregevoli, conquistò il Furggen, sul Cervino, nel 1899; "fut une personnalité marquante du monde alpin du début du XX siècle.Rey est très connu pour ses ouvrages sur la montagne et l'alpinisme, dont la qualité du style et l'interêt sont remarquables" (Perret). Perret, 3664: "Un livre de référence sur le Cervin.Il s'agit non seulement d'un Ouvrage de rèférence, mais également d'un chef-d'oeuvre de la Littérature alpine. L'édition la plus prisée est l'édition originale italienne". A.C.L., p. 256. Aliprandi, 165-166. S.A.C., p. 11. Garimoldi, Dall'orrido al sublime, n. 106. Neate, R25. B.N. C.A.I. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Stella Fregelius. A Tale of Three Destinies.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1904 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and within single-fillet frame to front cover in gilt, black surface-paper endpapers. Spine rolled, corners bumped, a few small faint marks to covers, front free endpaper with a minor chip to fore edge and discreet ownership inscription to verso. An excellent, fresh copy. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, with a signed inscription from Haggard to Sir Oliver Lodge on his Ditchingham House letterhead mounted to the front pastedown, bearing the short message, "In recollection a very interesting evening, 1. Feb: 1904", and additionally with the ink-stamp of "F. Brodie Lodge, Floore House" to the initial blank, above a manuscript note reading "Ex Normanton Library, October 1940". Lodge was a noted physicist who made important contributions to the study of electricity and radio waves though became increasingly discredited owing to his stubborn advocacy of the ether theory, and in particular "through its application in his later books to psychical matters and to the spiritualism with which this had become increasingly associated" (ODNB). He eventually became President of the Society for Psychical Research and found a friend in Rider Haggard, who "more than dabbled in spiritualism, believed in reincarnation, and sought answers to the meaning of life in the world's ancient myths" (idem). Francis Brodie Lodge was Oliver's second son and had a successful career as an electrical engineer. Normanton House, near Lake in Wiltshire, was the Lodge family home. Ditchingham was the Norfolk estate of Rider Haggard's wife, Louisa Magritson, and though the couple were married in 1880, it was only with the publication of She in 1887 that the author was able to buy out the tenants and make Ditchingham his home. Stella Fregelius was first published in the US the previous year. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        WORKS OF MR. FRANCIS RABELAIS, Doctor In Physick, Containing Five Books of.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Together with the Pantagrueline Prognostication, the Oracle of the Divine Bacbuc, and response of the bottle; Hereunto are annexed the Navigations unto the Sounding Isle and the Isle of Apdests: as likewise the Philosophical cream with a Limousin Epistle. [Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty]

      London Grant Richards 1904 - 2 volumes. First edition of the W. Heath Robinson illustrated Rabelais, the large paper issue of a book published nearly two decades later in the octavo format. A copy with fine provenance, the Litchfield copy with signatures and his armorial bookplates. With 100 full-page black and white illustrations by W. Heath Robinson, with numerous illustrations in the text, title-pages printed in black and red, full-page photogravure plates at the front, pictorial end-papers printed in red. 4to, publisher's full white polished buckram, the covers ruled and decorated in gilt, the spines fully gilt decorated and lettered. xlii, 377; xliv, 350 pp. A fine set, the cloth clean and with very little evidence of age but for some very light mellowing to the spine panels. FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER ISSUE, AND A PLEASING AND HANDSOME SET OF THIS TIMELESS WORK BY ONE OF THE GREATEST WRITERS OF ALL TIME. THIS EDITION IS WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY W. HEATH ROBINSON AND IS CONSIDERED A CLASSIC. AN "EXTRAVAGANT EDITION". "For most English readers Rabelais has taken the very form and pressure of his eccentric, full-blooded translator, and doubtless would have smiled upon the joyous excess to which Urquhart, with the aid of Cotgrave's lustily Rabelaisian Deictionary (1611) carried his verbal gymnastics" (OHEL). "One of the most perfect transfusions of an author from one language into another that ever man accomplished. In point of style Urquhart was Rabelais incarnate, and in his enjoyment of the verbal resources, whether of science or pseudo-science or slang, he almost surpassed Rabelais himself" (DNB). The original owner of these volumes, E. Hubert Litchfield was a noted personage. He was author of works relating to travel and adventure and was, quite significantly, a collector of fine and important books and manuscripts. His collection was sold by Sotheby's (Parke-Bernet) in December 1951. These volumes, with Mr. Litchfield's bookplates were sold in that sale. Both his signatures and armorial bookplates are within. The books have been privately owned for many years prior to their offering here. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Leipzig, 29. X. 1904. - 3 SS. 8vo. Wohl an den Musikwissenschaftler Richard Batka (1868-1922): "Dürfte ich Sie mit einem Brieflein belästigen? - Durch meinen Verleger Herrn C. Linnemann (Siegel) habe ich erfahren, dass Sie meine 12 Duette für Ges. und Piano zur Besprechung verlangt haben. - Diese mir ehrenvolle Bestellung war eine grosse Überraschung. Möchte ich nur in meinem Bestreben Ihnen gefallen, so dass ich die kräftige Unterstützung des verbreiteten und angesehenen Kunstorgans erhalten konnte! - Ich hoffe, dass Herr Linnemann zugleich oder vielmehr schon vorher die kleine biographische Skizze des hiesigen angesehenen Kritikers Paul Merkels [!]. Dieser Herr dessen specielles Fach Gesangslehre ist, hat darin versucht, die Art und Weise meine Arbeit auf diesem Gebiete - wohl ziemlich kurz - zu schildern und erklären. Ich möchte gern, dass mein Verleger zugleich noch mehrere Sachen von mir in dieser Richtung (Solo-Ges. mit Piano oder Orch.) mitfolgen liesse. Sie hätten ja keine Verpflichtung diese auch zur Besprechung zu kommen, aber Sie selber könnten dadurch mehr von mir kennen lernen. Vielleicht würden Sie so liebenswürdig sein keinen auf das Büchlein Paul Merkels aufmerksam zu machen. Darf ich erwähnen, dass eine hiesige Musikzeitung [ ] den mir wohlwollenden Herrn ungerecht beurtheilt hat, indem er ihn für eine Oberflächlichkeit beschuldigt? Er hat sich nicht die Aufgabe gestelt [!] eingehend über meine Werke zu schreiben, nur durch das Schriftchen auf mich aufmerksam zu machen, was ihm in mehreren Fällen auch glücklicher Weise gelungen ist. Andere mögen kommen, die Zeit und Lust haben mich genauer zu betrachten und beurtheilen [ ]". - 1869 begann Selmer, am Konservatorium Paris Musik zu studieren. 1871 beteiligte er sich am Kommuneaufstand, wurde zum Tode verurteilt, entkam jedoch und setzte seine Studien am Leipziger Konservatorium fort. Von 1883 bis 1886 war er Dirigent und künstlerischer Leiter des Musikvereins in Oslo. In dieser Eigenschaft setzte er sich für die Verbesserung der Existenzbedingungen der Musiker ein (vgl. MGG XII, 489).

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon. 6. Auflage. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. Sechste, gänzlich neubearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Neuer Abdruck. 20 Bände. Mit mehr als 11.000 Abbildungen im Text und auf über 1.400 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 130 Textbeilagen. (In Band 20 wird angegeben: Mit mehr als 16.800 Abbildungen im Text und auf über 1.500 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 160 Textbeilagen).

      Leipzig und Wien: Bibliographisches Institut, 1904 - 1909. Zusammen ca 18590 Seiten mit mehr als 150.000 Artikeln und Verweisen, mit 16831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text und auf 1522 Illustrationstafeln, (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithographien, und 343 Kartenbeilagen) sowie 160 Textbeilagen, ornamental verzierte Vorsatzblätter in Golddruck. 25,5 x 16,5 cm, rote Original-Halblederbände nach Entwurf von Otto Eckmann mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Eichenlaub-Bordüren an Kopf und Fuß, Deckel grün bezogen, Lederecken, Kopfgoldschnitt, olivgrüner Seiten- und Fußschnitt. Vgl. Seemann/Peche, Bibliotheca Lexicorum 430: \"Aufgrund der geringen Lichtbeständigkeit des roten Leders sind sehr gut erhaltene Exemplare dieser Ausgabe heute sehr selten\" (S.382)* * * Gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar und dekorative Reihe. * * * Ergänzungsband und Supplemente, vier Bände, auf Anfrage. Versand D: 5,20 EUR 6. Auflage Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon Prachtausgabe Eichenlaub-Bordüre

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        Cho senshu [or] Cho senrui [trans.: One Thousand Butterflies].

      25 double-page stunning plates of colored woodcuts depicting butterflies. Two vols. in accordion-style (orihon). 8vo, orig. blue silk over boards (a little worn), orig. block-printed title label on upper cover. Kyoto: Yamada Unsodo, 1904. First edition of this beautifully illustrated work on butterflies; the handsome woodblock double-page plates, several of which are heightened in gold or silver, depict butterflies in a variety of styles. "Kamisaka Sekka was a genius; effortlessly, prodigiously, boundlessly imaginative; tirelessly inventive, spontaneous, and free. In One Thousand Butterflies (Cho senrui, 1903 [the book is commonly misdated; it was published in 1904]) he took a single subject and drew dozens of pictures, each in a different style. There was nothing academic about his approach. Each drawing was fresh and new; many were arresting and some mirrored new developments in European art... "Sekka loved design. He began to paint under Suzuki Zuigai when he was sixteen and studied textiles in his early twenties...He was doubly fortunate that Yamada Naosaburo, the most ambitious, original and enterprising publisher of the early twentieth century, recognized Sekka's genius and gave him the freedom and support he needed to bring into the world his protean vision of art fused with life."-Keyes, Ehon. The Artist and the Book in Japan (NYPL), p. 240. ❧ Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book, p. 976-"A colour-printed book of elaborate decor based on the forms of butterflies. All the designs are 'patterned,' but some conform to the actual shape and markings of believable butterflies, though there is certainly no intention to be entomologically accurate; but in some, the artist simply used the insects as a theme for variations, distorting and manipulating the butterfly shape until it is barely recognizable, often achieving the kind of art nouveau that we associate with some Secession jewellery...Sekka is especially inventive when he allows swarms of butterflies to float over the page, achieving colourful geometric diagrams, or, in one, amorphous silver shapes outlined in brown, green and yellow, as evocative and irrational as abstracts by Arp." .

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        Deutscher Ordens-Almanach - Handbuch der Ordensritter und Ordensdamen deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit,

      - Berlin, Verlag Duncker, 1904/1905, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 1322 Seiten, farbige Ordenstafel, Gelenke repariert, Zustand 2-3 (T1623) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erbario figurato. Illustrazione e descrizione delle piante usuali con speciale riguardo alle piante medicinali. Pref. del Prof. O. Mattirolo.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1904, 8vo tutta tela originale (con segni di uso e strappi ai margini interni dei piatti) pp. 262 con 49 inc. n.t. e 86 tav. col. f.t. (E' la, non comune, prima edizione di opera ristampata fino ai nostri giorni).

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        Deutsch-Südwestafrika. Fotoalbum mit 100 O.-Fotos.

      1904 - 1910. 1904 - Quer-4°. 25 Bll. mit eingesteckten Fotos, ca. 12 x 17 cm. Leinenband der Zeit. Mit dem Aufdruck "Andenken an D.S.W. Afrika" auf dem Vorderdeckel. Die Fotos zeigen u.a. Einheimische bei Arbeit und Spiel, Mitglieder der Schutztruppe, Siedler auf Farmen und in Städten, z.B. in Windhuk, Wildtiere, Dampflokomotiven und Eisenbahnen. Als Besonderheit ein Foto des Halleyschen Kometen am 14. Mai 1910 über Windhuk. Einige Bilder auf dem Fotokarton handschriftlich bezeichnet. Sehr interessante Sammlung!

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        PHOTO-SECESSION: A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN PICTORIAL PHOTOGRAPHS AS ARRANGED BY THE PHOTO-SECESSION AND EXHIBITED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE CAMERA CLUB OF PITTSBURGH, AT THE ART GALLERIES OF THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, PITTSBURGH, FEBRUARY MDCCCCIV.

      (Pittsburgh:: The Camera Club of Pittsburgh,, 1904). First ed. Steichen, Eduard. 4to., (vii), seven hand-pulled photogravure plates on tissue, 10 pp., 6 adverts. The printed wrappers were designed by Eduard Steichen; they extend beyond the contents and therefore show some wear; rubbed along the spine, with a few small tears at the ends. There is moderate foxing to the blank first leaf. The tissue photogravure plates are fine. Housed in a custom made clamshell box of linen, calf and paper labels. This most important exhibition, under the direction of Alfred Stieglitz, included 287 displayed works by the 57 photographers. It was the largest and best attended of any American photographic exhibition to it's time, with 11,000 total attendance. Stieglitz, upon forming the Photo-Secession began publishing a small series of pamphlets of the same name which were distributed to its members. In the February, 1904 issue (No. 4) he wrote "The catalogue of the Pittsburgh show has been printed and arranged entirely under our direction. In addition to the regular edition an edition de luxe, illustrated with seven photogravures upon Japan tissue pulled from Camera Work plates, has been prepared for sale at two dollars per copy. As the edition is limited to 350 copies, we can not guarantee you a copy unless applied for at once. The cover was designed by Mr. Steichen, the whole thing being quite out of the ordinary. The Secession will no doubt once more give our friends, the enemy, something to talk about." The photogravure plates are "Rodin" by Eduard J. Steichen; "John W. Beatty, Jr., and His Sister Katherine Elizabeth" by Clarence H. White; "The Manger" by Gertrude Käsebier; "The Hand of Man" by Alfred Stieglitz; "Gables" by Alvin Langdon Coburn; "'Midst Steam and Smoke" by Prescott Adamson; and "Leonore" by Joseph T. Keiley.

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        Schwäbisches Wörterbuch. Auf Grund der von Adalbert von Keller begonnenen Sammlungen und mit Unterstützung des Württembergischen Staates

      Tübingen, H. Laupp`sche Buchhandlung, 1904 - 1936. - Einbände berieben und bestoßen. In Band 1 gedruckte Widmung zum 50. Geburtstag von Wilhelm Hohnhausen mit den Unterschriften der Mitarbeiter seiner Stuttgarter Werbeagentur (Hahn, Bezler, Steinmayer, Fink, Hajek, Schürer, Hirsch, Dölker, Bolz, Schall, Pfitzenmeier u.a.). Gelegentlich Bleistiftanstreichungen. Innen sauber. Gutes Leseexemplar. "Das Schwäbische Wörterbuch ist eines der wissenschaftlich erarbeiteten großlandschaftlichen Wörterbücher des Deutschen. Es umfasst die im zentralen und östlichen Teil Baden-Württembergs, im südwestlichen Teil Bayerns und in einigen angrenzenden Gebieten Tirols gesprochene rezente und historische Sprache. Räumlich umfasst das Schwäbische Wörterbuch das ganze Gebiet des früheren Königreichs Württemberg und des einstigen preußischen Regierungsbezirks Sigmaringen (Hohenzollernsche Lande), weiter Bayern südwestlich der Wörnitz und westlich des Lechs (Bayerisch-Schwaben), von Tirol das Tannheimer Tal und das Lechtal bei Reutte sowie vom einstigen Großherzogtum Baden den Teil östlich der Linie Neuhausen o. E.–Stockach–Ludwigshafen. Die benachbarten großlandlandschaftlichen Wörterbücher sind gegen Westen, Nord- und Südwesten das Badische Wörterbuch, gegen Süden das Schweizerische Idiotikon, das Vorarlbergische Wörterbuch und das Wörterbuch der bairischen Mundarten in Österreich, gegen Osten das Bayerische Wörterbuch und gegen Nordosten das Ostfränkische Wörterbuch. Während sich die West- und die Ostgrenze des Bearbeitungsgebiets an der Ausdehnung der schwäbischen Mundart orientiert, greift es infolge des Entscheids, ganz Württemberg einzubeziehen, im Norden weit in den fränkischen und im Süden in den bodenseealemannischen Raum hinein. Das Schwäbische Wörterbuch gehört in diejenige Gruppe der großlandschaftlichen Wörterbücher, die nicht allein die zur Sammel- und Bearbeitungszeit des Wörterbuchs lebendige Mundart, sondern auch die historische Sprache dokumentiert. Es deckt damit sowohl den schwäbischen Dialekt als auch die schwäbische Kanzleisprache und damit einen Zeitraum vom Spätmittelalter bis ins frühe 20. Jahrhundert ab. Das Wörterbuch dokumentiert einerseits den gesprochenen und dialektliterarisch verschrifteten Wortschatz, wie er in den Jahrzehnten vor und nach 1900 geläufig war, anderseits den historischen Wortschatz aus Rechtsquellen, Urkunden, Chroniken und weiteren schriftlichen Zeugnissen. Die Anordnung der Wörter ist weitgehend glattalphabetisch; ausgenommen davon ist die Zusammenfassung der Anlaute b/p, d/t, f/v und k/q. Die Lemmatisierung geschieht im Wesentlichen gemäß der schriftsprachlichen oder einer schriftsprachlich gedachten Form; hochgestelltes n (d. h. nicht gesprochenes n, etwa in der Endung des Infinitivs) bedeutet, dass das Wort lebendig ist, tiefgestelltes n, dass es nur in der historischen Sprache vorkommt. Dem Lemma oder einer Bedeutung vorangesetztes † zeigt an, dass das Wort bzw. die jeweilige Bedeutung ausgestorben ist. In Teuthonista wird im Anschluss an das Lemma die Realisierung des Stichworts in den verschiedenen Dialekten wiedergegeben. Die Belegsätze werden kursiv gegeben, wenn sie der lebendigen Mundart zugehören, aufrecht, wenn sie aus historischen Quellen stammen. Das Schwäbische Wörterbuch richtet sich an Sprachwissenschaftler, Volkskundler und Vertreter anderer Disziplinen ebenso wie an den interessierten Laien. Initiator war Adelbert von Keller (1812–1883), der ein Schwäbisches Wörterbuch nach dem Vorbild von Johann Andreas Schmellers Bayrischem Wörterbuch machen wollte und hierfür eine Sammlung von 300.000 bis 400.000 Zetteln, von Hinweisen zu Liedern, Sitten und Gebräuchen sowie etwa 400 Aufsätzen anlegte. Es war ihm jedoch nicht mehr vergönnt, das Material vollständig zu ordnen. Hermann Fischer (1851-1920), der 1869 bis 1873 Kellers Schüler war, übernahm in Absprache mit seinem Lehrer die Aufgabe, das Wörterbuch zu schaffen. 1886 verschickte Fischer Fragebögen an die Pfarrämter Württembergs, Hohenzollerns, Südostbadens, Bayerisch-Schwabens, Bayerisc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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