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        Album Lefèvre-Utile, Première Série. Les Contemporains célèbres. Portraits, Autographes. Notices biographiques illustrées. Portraits humoristiques des célébrités contemporaines.

      Paris: Octave Beauchamp.. Very Good. 1904. First Edition. Cellulose inset cover medallion of Bernhardt as La Princesse Lointaine (after Mucha) enveloped by poppies on wood-veneered boards. Twenty-eight fin-de-siecle celebrities, each in photograph (by Nadar, Boyer, et al.) surrounded by colored art nouveau motifs (by Habert-Dys, Orazi and Fraikin) and facsimiles of autographed script. Included are Victorien Sardou, Sarah Bernhardt, François Coppée, Mme Edmond Adam, Anatole France, Mme la Duchesse D'Uzès, Jules Lemaître, Mme Réjane, Jules Claretie, Mme Segond-Weber, Jean Richepin, Marthe Brandès, Coquelin aîné, Jeanne Granier, Jules Massenet, Aïno Ackté, Mounet-Sully, Jane Hading, J-L.Gérôme, Jane Hatto, Antonin Mercié, Marie Delna, Luc-Olivier Merson, Sibyl-Sanderson, F.-A. Bartholdi, Carrère-Xanrof, Alfred Capus & Ranavalo Manjaka III (the ex-queen of Madagascar). Also contains fourteen stunning hors-texte chromolithographed Leonetto Cappiello caricatures of Sarah Bernhardt, Francois Coppee, Jules Lemaitre, Madame Rejane, Jules Claretie et al.; Tall Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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        Christabel, Kubla Khan, Fancy in Nubibus and Song from Zapolya.

      London: Eragny Press, 1904. Presentation copy inscribed by Lucien & Esther Pissarro. One of 226 paper copies (there were 10 copies printed on vellum). Printed in red, green and black in Brook type with wood-engraved frontispiece, border and initials designed by Lucien Pissarro and engraved by him and his wife Esther Pissarro. 8vo., original patterned paper and grey paper covered boards, lettering in gilt on upper cover. Free endpapers browned, as usual, some wear to head and very edges of spine, otherwise good. With a presentation inscription by the printers and artist Esther and Lucien Pissarro on the first blank "To dear Sophie & Bethel Jacobs from Esther & Lucien Pissarro". A beautiful edition by the Pissarros of some of Coleridge's most famous poems. Genz, "A History of the Eragny Press" EP21.

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        SARAH WHITMAN

      1904. WHITMAN, Sarah. SARAH WHITMAN. Boston: The Merrymount Press, 1904. 8vo., white cloth & grey boards, stamped in black & gilt. First Edition. Very Good (light soil to covers). $750.00.

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        The Marvelous Land of Oz

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1904. First edition, second printing ("Published, July, 1904" on copyright page), in Binding B (red cloth with the title outlined in silver, and retaining "Marvelous" on the front cover and spine). 16 color plates, illustrated endpapers printed in green ink, hand-lettered title page with full title. A Good plus copy: modest cover soil, spine ends rubbed but with little fraying, corners bumped; front inner hinge starting but holding, PO's small bookplate to verso of front illustrated endpaper, occasional internal soil and a few short marginal page tears. A solid copy of an increasingly scarce book. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good +.

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        L'Humanité. Journal socialiste quotidien. Première Année. N° 3 : mercredi 20 avril 1904

      L'Humanité 1904 - 1 numéro in-4, L'Humanité, Première Année. N° 3 : mercredi 20 avril 1904, 4 pp. Très rare exemplaire du troisième numéro, publié 2 jours après le 1er numéro du 18 avril 1904, en mauvais état (très nombreuses fentes en pliures avec anciennes restauration au scotch). Prix en l'état. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eine altmexikanische Bilderschrift der Bibliothek der Congregatio de Propaganda Fide. Hrsg. auf Kosten Seiner Exzellenz d. Herzogs von Loubat u. erläutert v. Dr. E. Seler.

      Berlin 1904-1909. - 3 Bde. in 1; 353 S. m. 586 Abb., 310 S. m. 304 Abb. und 75 Taf., 155 S. (Nachtrag u. Inhaltsverzeichnis). Mit Exlibris Franz Termer. Privatdruck, nicht im Handel erschienen. - Kanten etwas berieben, innen etwas stockfleckig, sonst guter Zustand. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage (LQ 07). Sprache: Deutsch

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        Autograph letter signed in full to Mr. Harvey Marson of the Worcester Chronicle, Worcester, England.

      - Elgar completed his concert overture In the South just the day before this letter was written; the work premiered at the Elgar Festival on March 14- 16 of that year. 1904 was also the year in which his knighthood was announced and in which he was in negotiations regarding a professorship of music at the University of Birmingham. "His abundant invention, largeness of vision, and strength and singularity of musical character place him high among European Romantic artists and at the peak of British music of his time. He drew inspiration from the culture and landscape of his own country, resourcefulness from the study of his continental colleagues; and contributed to all the major forms except opera, creating a significant body of symphonic literature, the finest oratorio by an Englishman, and in his popular music a style of direct national appeal." Diana McVeagh in Grove Music Online. 1 page. Octavo. Dated Malverne, February 22, 1904. On a blue "Letter Card" with perforated edges, postmarked February 23 [1904]. Elgar knows nothing about ticket arrangements at Köln and suggests that Marson "write to the Committee. I am far too much occuplied just now to think of music!" Slightly worn; browned at edges; creased at fold.

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        The Commission of H.M.S. Perseus. East Indies. Including Persian Gulf and Somaliland. 1901-1904. (The log series, no. 12).

      London, Westminster Press (Gerrards Ltd.), 1904. - 8vo. (8), 135, (1), 6, (10) pp. With 16 photo plates. Publisher's original half cloth with illustrated boards. Only edition of this rare and detailed account of the operations performed by the H.M.S. Perseus during her three-year commission in the Middle East, including visits to the Sheikhs of Sharjah and Dubai. - The 300-foot cruiser Perseus was launched in 1897 and completed in 1901. Under the command of Commander Edmund R. Pears, she was in March 1901 commissioned to form part of the East Indies fleet, and in September 1901 prevented the landing of Turkish troops at Kuwait. During her journeys between India, Africa, and Arabia, the Perseus also called at the Trucial Coast settlements: on April 17th, 1903, the ship anchored at Sharjah ("a large town extending five or six miles; extensive buildings and forest of palm trees; many dhows in course of construction on the beach"). H.R.H. Sheikh Saqr II bin Khalid Al Qasimi boarded the Perseus with a large entourage. He was shown around, observed shell practise from the three-pounder cannon and personally fired several rounds from the deck Maxim, an early fully automatic machine gun. Seizing upon the availability of such impressive backup, the Sheikh "was anxious for us to convey some of his troops up the coast to one of his villages, where taxes have been owed him for a considerable while." After taking aboard the Sultan of Oman the following morning, the ship continued to Dubai, where H.R.H. Sheikh Maktoum II bin Hushur visited the vessel and was shown the ordnance, "the Sheik again firing a few rounds" from the Maxim gun. Indeed, the local rulers were "very interested in maxims and the number of rounds that can be fired a minute from them. This Sheik asked for one, which, of course, was impossible." The following morning saw the Perseus in Abu Dhabi, "a large town with numerous palm groves", where the Sultan was fetched off the ship by a steam cutter after more target practise ("also exploded a mine [.] The Sultan wanted to see another, but we had no time for that"). Two days later, the ship anchored at Bahrein before proceeding to Bushire and then back to Muscat. - Corners slightly bumped; some browning to paper and and chuffing to edges. Removed from the Nautical College Pangourne with their stamp to the reserve of the frontispiece. OCLC 38470445. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The complete works of Charles Dickens (30 volume set)

      New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1904-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 30 volumes. 21 cm. Contemporary 1/2 leather over marbled boards. Gilt spine. Matching marbled end pages. Top edge gilt. Rubbing and shelf wear. Clean, unmarked pages. Each volume has a unique title page. Contents: [v. 1-2] Barnaby Ridege. Hard times.--[v. 3-4] Bleak house.--[v. 5-6] Child's history of England. Edwin Drood. Miscellaneous.--[v. 7-8] Christmas books. Great expectations.--[v. 9-10] David Coppperfield.--[v. 11-12] Dombey and son.--[v. 13-14] Little Dorrit.--[v. 15-16] Martin Chuzzlewit.--[v. 17-18] Nicholas Nickleby.--[v. 19-20] Old curiosity shop. Reprinted pieces.--[v. 21-22] Oliver Twist. Pictures from Italy. American notes.--[v. 23-24] Our mutual friend.--[v. 25-26] Pickwick papers.--[v. 27-28] A tale of two cities. Sketches by Boz.--[v. 29-30] Uncommercial traveller. Christmas stories. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Hamburger Adressbuch 1943. Erster Band ( Alles Erschienene? )

      Hamburger Adressbuch-Verlag; Dumrath & Fassnacht, Hamburg - XI, 64 Seiten ( Allgemeiner Teil - Behörden ), 1904 Seiten ( Namen - Personen ), Ohln, 4° ( 30 x 22 cm ). ( Der hier vorliegende außerordentlich selten erste Teil ides Hamburger Adressbuchs von 1943 ist meiner Kenntnis nach das letzte in Hamburg erschienene Adressbuch während des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Ob ein zweiter Band *Branchenteil* hierzu erschienen war, wir im Vorwort angekündigt wird, ist mir unbekannt, durch die Luftangriffe des Jahres 1943 wurde das Verlagshaus Dumrath & Fassnacht ja vollständig zerstört, desgleichen deren Archiv. ). In 3 Abteilungen unterteilt: Allgemeines - Behörden - Personenverzeichnis ( Mit Namen Vornamen, Beruf, Straße und Hausnummer, Telefon ( wenn vorhanden ) sowie Zustellpostamt. Aus dem Vorwort: " Mit der vorliegenden virten Kriegsausgabe stellt der Verlag ein Nachschlagewerk zujr Verfügung, das einige Verbesserungen aufweist. Zunächst wird es als Annehmlichkeit empfunden, daß die Trennung des Namenteils in Stadt- und Landgebiet n Fortfall gekommen ist. Das Adreßbuch weist also die Anschriften des gesamten Gebiets der Hansestadt Hamburg in einem Abschnitt nach, womit das Nachschlagen denkbar vereinfacht und erleichtert wird.". Einband von sehr schlechter Erhaltung: Einbandeckel berieben und fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken abgeplatzt und beschädigt ( innen lose beiliegend ). Innen Besitzstempel *Schreibstube I*, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering beschädigt oder gering fleckig. Der Namensteil endet mit *Zyzik*, das Adressbuch dürfte somit also vollständig sein. - äußerst selten: Im Auktionshandel seit 1945 nicht aufgeführt, offenbar auch nicht im Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog enthalten* - ( Gewicht 3800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        6 volumes consisting of logbooks and diaries with many illustrations and b&w photos. 1904-1912. A.F. Cochrane, Midshipman

      1904. Hard Cover. Very Good/Storage Box. 6 volumes consisting of logbooks and diaries with many illustrations and b&w photos. 1904-1912.Vol. 1 - Log of the H.M.S. Ships Flora, Grafton, Barfleur, Vengeance and Glory, 15th February 1904 to 28 August 1905.Vol. 2 - Log of the H.M.S. Glory and Africa, 1st October 1905 to 15th March 1907.Vol. 3 - Log of the H.M.S. Forward and Achilles, 8th August 1908 to 20th December 1909.Vol. 4 - Log of the H.M.S. Achilles, 21 December 1909 to 19 December 1910.Vol. 5 - Log of the H.M.S. Achilles and Myrmidon, 20 December 1910 to 30 July 1911.Vol. 6 - Log of the H.M.S. Liverpool, 31 July 1911 to 30 July 1912. Unpaginated. 33 cm. Over 260 attractive colour maps, diagrams, drawings and b&w photos. First two volumes consist mainly of hand-drawn maps and drawings while the latter volumes are illustrated with photos. Bound in tan brown leather with gold tooling. First two volumes in gold cloth boxes and last four in brown cloth boxes, all with soft felt interiors. Some wear and minor soiling of boxes but the volumes are in beautiful condition. Two photo captions displaced in vol. 2. Midshipman Cochrane's logbooks, with concise daily entries in exquisite handwriting, depict routine naval duties and ship activities, including cleaning, navigating, firing, landing and sailing. Detailed descriptions of shore leave activities are also included; we learn about the writer's adventures hunting, fishing, driving automobiles, reading (especially Kipling) and golfing. The author disliked the H.M.S. Liverpool, both ship and crew; he describes it as having "the vilest transmitting room" and continues "the skipper is a mass of nerves and won't trust himself or anyone else." Cochrane also describes hearing word of the Titanic disaster: "I got a paper and heard the first news of the loss of the Titanic at 11 :30 pm on Sunday Night. Having been in Collision with an iceberg and about 1300 people drowned. This is her maiden voyage ... "Although Cochrane paints a detailed picture of daily life on a British ship in early 20th century, it is the illustrations that make these volumes unique. For the first two volumes, Cochrane drew many maps, diagrams and drawings showing the ships and voyages in great detail. Highlights include vol. l's drawing of Esquimalt Harbour and fold-out maps of Suez Canal and the ship's route. Vol. 2 has four magnificent ship drawings on its title page. In the latter volumes, Cochrane takes on photography as a hobby, capturing ships, skiing in Switzerland, a cat in a cannon, picturesque landscapes, etc. More than a ship's log, Cochrane's work is an entertaining and beautiful work of private literature.The following is specific description text relating to each of the volumes done in three sections; Vol. 1, Vol. 2 and Vol.3-6.Log of the Proceedings of H.M.S. Ships Flora, Grafton, Barfleur, Vengeance, Glory. By A.F. Cochrane, midshipman, from 15th February 1904 to ·28th August 1905. The log begins on the H.M.S. Flora in Esquimalt, B.C., then follows the H.M.S. Grafton to Vancouver, onto Henry Bay, Comox, Duncan Bay, Victoria Harbour, and back to Portsmouth Harbour, Britain via the Galapagos Islands, and Monte Video. Next, the H.M.S. Barfleur, stationed at Portsmouth, travels from Plymouth Sound, Eng. to Columbo, Ceylon, via the Suez Canal. After this, Cochrane boards theH.M.S. Vengeance and travels from Colombo to Singapore, Hong Kong, and back to Britain.The text in this volume, through concise daily entries, depicts the routine naval duties and ship activity aboard the aforementioned ships. This includes much description on ship parts and practices, much cleaning, navigating, firing, landing, and sailing. There is a point by point description of coaling at Monte Video. Also included are remarks on crew recreation such as football and tug-o-war.Included in the daily description are entries on fighting a fire in an electrical store at the Esquimalt Dockyard, descriptions of a Regatta at Esquimalt, The Pacific Station Challenge Cup for Sailing, Dominion Day in Vancouver, reception with the Governor General at the Victoria Parliament Buildings, dedication of a new Esquimalt church, hurricanes off Ceylon, towing the H.M.S. Ocean, and celebrating Empire Day in Singapore.Although this altogether paints a detailed account of the daily life on a sea bound British ship of the period, it is in the illustrations that this volume displays its depth. Cochrane illustrated and included many maps, diagrams, and drawings that reveal in great detail the particulars of both the ships and his voyage, such as:• Colour maps, incl. "Monte Video", "Patagonia" (incl. The Magellan Strait),• "Track Chart of H.M.S. Barfleur from Plymoth to Colombo" (fold-out),• Gibraltar Bay, Colombo Harbour, Hong Kong, and Perim Island and Belel Mandel Strait.• Colour diagrams of various ship parts and sections, incl. 11Eccentrics of Steamboat", "12Pr Q.F. Gun on Field Carriage", "Section of H.M.S. Garton showing bunkers", "Between Deck Dismantling Gear", Gyroscope, and Tide Clock.• Colour drawings, incl. "Commodore Goodrich Shifted his flag to H.M.S. Bonnaventure", H.M.S. Barfleur, H.M.S. Vengeance, and "H.M.S. Vengrance China Squadron, June '05",• B&W drawings of ships, incl. H.M.S. Grafton, "U.S.S. New York at Esquimalt", and H.M.S. Barfleur.Highlights include:• An exquisite slipped in title page, b&w with coloured lettering.• A b&w drawing of "H.M.S. Ships in Esquimalt Harbour".• A b&w map of Esquimait Harbour, with colour flag illus.• A b&w drawing of the "Government Buildings, Victoria, B.C." (small stain on margin).• A b&w photograph of "Log Cabin in Mountains: A.F. Cochrane on Leave".• A colour map, "Plan of Port Arthur Showing Position of Sunken Vessels".• A colour map, "Voyage Home of H.M.S. Grafton from Pacific Station." (B.C. to Britain, around South America).• A colour fold-out track chart of route from 8.C. to Hong Kong.• A colour map of Suez Canal.• A fold-out profile of the H.M.S. Vengeance.• Colour drawings and diagrams of Ships of the 3rd Baltic Fleet.• A colour drawing, in 3 sections, of The Main Battle of Tsu Shima Strait.• A b&w drawing of Hong Kong Harbour Looking Towards Kow Loon".• A b&w drawing. of the "Constellations of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor".Log of the Proceedings of H.M.S. Ships Glory, AfricaMr. A.F. Cochrane, midshipman H.M.S. Glory, 1st October 1905 to 15th March 1907.This volume begins at Portsmouth, Eng. aboard the H.M.S. Glory and ends on the H.M.S. Africa near Dover. Among the other sites visited are Portland, Arosa Bay, Lagos, Glengarriffe, Galway Bay, Berehaven, Queenstown, and Scarborough.An interesting change occurs between this volume and the last in Cochrane's diary style. At the beginning of the previous volume,Cochrane's accounts dealt mostly with official ship activity, but as the entries proceed, the accounts lengthen and his style loosens to include more specific and ambient details about his ship duties and experiences.In this regard there are specific descriptions of equipment tests, landed patrols, ammunitions, courts of inquiry, coaling, divine service, battle practice, cleaning, inspections, exercising small arms companies, sweeping for mines, running torpedoes, Manoeuvers 1906, and sailing with the Mediterranean, Channel and Atlantic fleets.Apart from the ship activities, there is a visit by the King of Greece, the King of Spain, the Sultan of Zanzib~, plus hockey, hunting, dining, outfitting the ship for Queen Alexandra's birthday, an encounter with whalers and Italian torpedo boats, boat racing and Regatta, the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert, and many mentions of other H.M.S. ships.Much like the earlier volume, this log contains some vivid illustrations. On top of the many detailed maps and drawings, Cochrane includes the result of his trials with photography, a hobby that is on full display in the final four volumes. In this volume:• Colour maps, incl. Portsmouth Harbour, Arosa Bay, Comarty Firth, "H.M.S. Glory, Christmas 1905", Bantry Bay, and "Glengarrif H.M.S.Glory, March 1906".• Colour diagrams of specific ship parts and sections, many of them foldouts. Incl. "Stem H.M.S. Africa", "Rudder and Stern Post, H.M.S. Glory","Midship section, H. M. S. Africa", and "Armour H.M.S. Africa".• B&W drawings of ships, incl. '"Destroyer Suzanami' which captured Admiral • B&W photographs incl.: "Views up Cambados River", "H.M.S. Triumph June 1906", ship artillery, plus others ships and boats.Highlights include:• Title page, watercolour, four ships illustrated in colour.• A b&w cartoon entitled, "Divided Allegiance", of two officers competing for the obedience of a sailor.• A fold-out colour map, "Plan of Manouvers of Channel Fleet Feb. 22 '06".• A colour map illustrating the route of the H.M.S. Glory from Ireland, to England, France and Spain.• A colour map, "1907 Manouvers".• A colour map of Cromarty Firth, Scotland.• A b&w photograph, "1906 Manouvers, Chasing the Blue Fleet".• A b&w photograph, "Rudder H.M.S. Glory".• A b&w photograph of the H.M.S. Glory's gun firing.• A b&w photograph of Truro, England.• A b&w fold-out diagram, "H.M.S> Africa Profile".• A b&w foldout diagram of "Midship Section H.M.S. Africa"• A b&w fold-out diagram of "Stem H.M.S. Africa."• A b&w diagram at the end of the volume of a horse standing a horse, labeled "Finis".A.F. Cochrane, midshipmanFrom 8th August 1908 to 12th July 1912.The remaining four volumes begin on the H.M.S. Forward, at Torbay, England, Saturday August 8th, 1908 and end in Portland aboard the H.M.S. Liverpool, 12th July 1912. "I have the onerous job of midship control and am connected up to the vilest stinking transmitting room by means of a home made voice pipe or snake called 'Laura', and I am the Liverpool's last hope in the way of control when everything else breaks down." These logs, through text and photography, give a detailed first hand picture of the day-to-day events of one British military officer stationed in various South England ports at the tum of the century. The style is personal, expanding from the shorter reports in the first two volumes to include opinions, dialogues, and adventures that are engaging, often humorous and always distinctive. Included in the text are detailed entries on about daily ship activities, incl. battle simulations, drills, artillery, target practice, maintenance, repair, ship racing, the death and post mortem of a ship mate, divine service, court inquiry, officer dinner parties (dining with the Mayor of London), the sinking of a British destroyer the "Blackwater" (and the rescue of the crew), "The sound as she upended was mostly ghost like and sounded like a death rattle as everything moving fell off, anchors and cables ect.", the subsequent diving for the wreck, and a detailed descriptions of yearly Manouvers - an extensive British battle simulations involving many ports and ships in the UK. Sites other than Torbay visited by the ships incl. Portland, Greenwich, Belfast, Lamlash, Portsmouth, London, Dover, Liverpool, and Vigo, Spain, among others. Many different ships are encountered throughout the text, either through official navy operations or simply in passing. Among these include the H.M.S. Sapphire II, H.M.S. Hibernia, H.M.S. Berioick, H.M.S. London, H.M.S. Aquarius, H.M.S. Raven, H.M.S. Myrmidon, King Edward VII, H.M.S. Liverpool "the skipper is a mass of nerves and won't trust himself or anyone else", plus the customary torpedo boats, destroyers,submarines, and other vessels of the period.It should be noted that although the author is a dedicated officer and diarist, he still manages to find the appropriate time for leisure, with much hunting, fishing, theatre, automobiles, miniatures, photography, travel, reading (the author is a fan of Kipling), and especially golf. Cochrane was very much a car and motor bike enthusiast, travelling through southern England during his leave of ship on a Napier and a Riley (that he calls the Gadgett). There are many individual descriptions in the text of his various excursions and problems on the road, incl. entries that deal directly with vehicle repair. He often sells his car and subsequently spends a good time shopping for a new one, with visits to shops to the haggle over and test new models. "They call them noiseless Napiers but the noise in their garage would make you go to the dentist every day." Also encountered is a 38 H.P. Silent Knight Daimler and a 120 H.P. Mercedes, among many others. Cochrane is always outfitting his conveyances with new accessories.Cochrane was also an aspiring photographer, and he enjoyed experimenting with and describing different photographic methods, both in the taking and developing, including a test of Wellington self developing plates, "Personally, I don't think it is worth the extra expense". Therefore, the journals include many interesting b&w photos of the period, incl. ·ships, artillery firing, portraits of the crew, a submarine, automobiles (incl. his Napier), his motor bike, bicycles, wind sailing, boat races in Torbay harbour, hunting in Scotland, ships on the Mersey at Liverpool, vacationing in Switzerland, dogs, a cat in a cannon, a ceremony with the Lord Mayor, picturesque British landscapes,charming views of Spain, and the author's family.In general, the journals are an interesting portrait of turn of the century Britain, with the author comically adventuring on shore leave, incl. the fighting of a fire in a Torbay tea shop, the purchase of amorous photography, boat racing, cycling, an encounter with two pretty girls in a dingy, meeting an "exceedingly amorous donkey", attending The Mikado, dining, church, university elections in Glasgow, a vacation in Switzerland, being introduced to The Chamber of Horrors by the Lord Mayor, and meeting, with his womanizing friend Grieg, the Worst Woman in Dover "who goes by the name of Churchill".There are also many entries that deal with his experiences attending the theatre with his friends, where many old music hall songs are sung and old plays attended, that altogether paint a bemusing picture of turn of the century English entertainment.From volume to volume, Cochrane's journal style develops ably to depict the many different scenes and experiences encountered aboard the various ships and in his onshore diversions. Opinions are included, jokes are recorded, and page by page, a portrait emerges of a private, quietly sly, and always dedicated British soldier. The reader of these journals will receive the distinct impression that, in addition to experiencing history through a vivid naval document, the author is also definitely attempting a modest yet distinct work of private literature.This 6 volume book set is on consignment with LDRB.

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        A Journey of Geographical and Archaeological Exploration in Chinese Turkestan

      Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC 1904 - pp 747-774 with plates 1-7 from the Smithsonian Report for 1903. Map showing a portion of Chinese Turkestan taken from Stein's original. Very scarce Stein offprint/ephemera. VG in original printed Smithsonian wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        All The World's Fighting Ships 1904.

      Sampson Low Marston & Co. Ltd., London 1904 - 1st Ed., reclad in blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover, preserving the first advertisement on back of front cover and with Late Addenda, slight foxing on the first adv. page, pages slightly darkened by age and tanned at edges, OTHERWISE VG+. thumb index for each country. Oblong Quarto ( 7¾" x 12¼"; 20x31cm). 267pp. (+ 4p. Index II). +++ No owner's name, no ex-Library, no Exlibris, no marks. A very well preserved copy of this scarce sixth issue, and a beautiful collector's item. +++ Need further photos and/or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I¿ll be pleased to help. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        George M. Conway travel diary of a trip on a ship from Cardiff, England to Naples, to Almeira (Andulsia, Spain), and then return to Newport, and finally home by train to Bristol

      1904. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. George M. Conway. Travel diary of a trip on a ship from Cardiff, England to Naples, to Almeira (Andulsia, Spain), and then return to Newport, and finally home by train to Bristol. 26 June-23 July 1904. Bound in black cloth, all edges red. Written in mostly in ink. The author often makes pencil notes in the margin for a day's entry, writes the entry in ink on that page, and then on the next page, re-writes the entry with a few changes or additions.  viii, 174, [17] pp. 232 × 180 mm. Some pages loose at front and back and a few pages and other documents in a separate folder, otherwise very good condition. Encased in a black clamshell cloth box. George M. Conway was 26 years of age when he took this trip. Included in the journal are copies of the ship's log for several days, 3 hand-drawn maps, clippings, and a plan of a temple (Jerusalem area, and nothing to do this trip). Approximately 100 pages are original content relating to the voyage. There are also 60 pages transcribed by Conway from an encyclopedia and reviews that contain historical facts about Naples and Pompeii. Excerpts: "Cardiff to Naples travel over sea, back to Almeria (South of Spain), thence to Newport in a trader. Not enjoying good health, I was approached on the subject of taking a voyage and was eventually offered on by Messr Morrel of Cardiff in their ship The Lyndhurst (Capt Pearce). And having found a friend (Mr WSC Stiling) who was willing to join me, we sailed from Cardiff on June 26, 1904, having signed on at the Board of Trade offices at Cardiff and joined the ship the previous day".The Lyndhurst was a trader, and at first sight, Mr Conway was not too pleased: "We joined the ship which lay in Roath Basin just after 12 midnight & were immediately shown our bunks by the Captain. I didn't like the look of things very well, but resolved to make the best of it and retired sleeping lightly until 4 oc when I turned out, as did my friend....There were rumblings of engines, clattering of boots on deck as well as voices. Procdeeding thither about 4:30 we found everybody busy making ready to start and the Lyndhurst sailed out of Cardiff at 5 AM ( 1 hour before high water). The Captain invited us on the bridge & eventually gave us the run of the ship. The morning was fine & warm, everybody was in good spirits & Stiling & I began to make ourselves quite comfortable. At 8 am we had breakfast with the Captain and Chief Mate (ham & eggs & fried potato). We sailed steadily & with dignity down the channel...."  Captain Pearce loved talking in the evenings. Conway later found out that the Captain was notorious for his boring stories, and other captains avoided him when possible. On the second night at sea: "We adjourned to the captain's cabin about 9 o'clock pm. The captain made us tired with his dry yarns, and we were glad to get to our own cabins and go to sleep."Later in the journey: "The captain after he had had a drink would invariably begin to talk about his troubles at home, or sometimes we would listen to a very long dry yarn with as many side issues as there are days in the   year in the middle of which I invariably went to sleep, while Stiling nearly always endured to the end.  But on one or two occasions, he went to sleep also in which case the captain would wake us both up with a stern remonstrance telling us that if his story was not interesting, we had better go to our bunks and go to sleep.... Stiling would sometimes reply `Oh it's all right Captain, I was only closing  my eyes, I'm listening'"....   Conway writes in detail about the workings of this trader ship the keeping of the log, how the captain charted the course, the duties of the various crew members, assignment of the watches etc. He also mentions the dangers at sea: "...then there is the lookout man at the bow, giving notice whenever he sees anything ahead. As I lay in my bunk at night I would constantly hear `light on the starboard bow or port bow Sir' and when the mate on the bridge sees it, he answers `light on the starboard bow' or as the case may be for  there is nothing else to be seen. A peculiar sensation comes over one as he realises that he is going along on the sea in the darkness knowing not what is before the ship."About 12 o'clock midnight we passed the Berleuga Islands or Rocks off the coast of Portugal. The captain told me that he expected to pass these Rocks in the night and characterised them as dangerous and that he would have to be up. Although I turned in I did not sleep much and felt somewhat anxious to know whether we had passed."Conway writes many pages about the sights in Naples and Pompeii. He gives a wonderful sense not only of the places he visited, but also of times and the Italian people, their customs and habits. "No sooner were we made fast than we were surrounded by small boats belonging to men anxious to come aboard and worry us with their wares, it was astonishing where they all came from in such a short time. The doctor having been aboard and pronounced "All Well", the quarantine flag was hauled down. No further permission than this was sought by the vendors above mentioned, but they climbed aboard like so many monkeys - some with picture postcards, others with fancy baskets, straw hats, and the like. Women with fruit - peaches, plums, pears, apricots, cherries etc. The Customs Officers were very kind to us, and we treated them well, they partook very freely of our whiskey...."A few lines from the author's first impressions of Naples: "....I soon found that we must adopt the style of foreigners who had been in the place for years and  knew every inch of it, otherwise we were doomed to be pestered by beggars of the worst kind, who would follow one until they were bribed to go away. A man would sometimes come up close to us and push the stump of an amputated limb in your face, so that there was no possible chance of evading him. Italians they would leave alone, but the poor foreigner is really worried until he feels life not worth living if he is not careful, in fact he has to keep his wits about him all the while if he wishes to get about the place with any degree of comfort...."...Police, armed with revolvers, & gendarmes and all kinds of military men, may be seen in any street in large numbers, all walking about snugly between the crowds, apparently to keep order. Priests and monks are also conspicuous by their numbers. Outside the restaurants, chairs and tables are placed across the whole extent of the pathway, where men sit and take refreshment, sometimes playing cards... women dry their clothes on the rail of the veranda belonging to their apartment and they make their purchase from the hawker in the street by means of a basket attached to a rope which they let down...."   "...Midway between Naples and Pompeii, we passed through the village of Torre-de-Greco, which is thickly populated. The people were lying and sitting about on chairs idoling away the time, here and there one or two would be working. Coming back in the cool of the evening we saw men and women and their half-clothed children squaling about in heaps on the pavements, sometimes with a lemon and bread stand before them. Not one of them seemed to have a care and all were laughing and chatting in the most light hearted manner.... Goats with beards were being led by women from house to house.The inhabitants would come with their jugs on hearing the ring of a bell attached to the neck of one of the goats - the milk would be supplied direct from the beast....Conway was thrilled by the beautiful sunsets in the Bay of Naples and mentions them often. He writes the following when departing from Naples:"As I stood upon the bridge viewing Naples and the Bay with Mount Vesuvius on the east all lit up by a glorious sunshine, I felt sad at the thought of leaving it and heaved one or two heavy sighs. The three days I had spent there were, alas, only a memory - everything came back to me as I beheld the city for the last time. They were three of the happiest days I had ever spent and departing was terrible".   This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Gaspard de la Nuit

      Ambroise Vollard Editeur, Paris 1904 - In-4° (25,5 x 19 cm), en feuilles sous couverture illustrée. PREMIER TIRAGE DES TRES BELLES ILLUSTRATIONS A CHAQUE PAGE D'ARMAND SEGUIN. UN DES 100 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER DE CHINE après 20 Japon et avant 230 vélin à la forme. Cet ouvrage est le dernier illustré d'Armand Seguin (1869-1903), Nabi de la première heure, mort prématurément de tuberculose dans l'atelier de Paul Sérusier. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Bookbinding Trades Journal

      1904 - 2 volumes in 3/4 morocco. Vol I nos 1-6, 8-9, 11, 13-23. vol II nos 2-5, 7-16. Generally very good internally but with occasional page creasing and marking. Heavy set which may incur additional postal charge at cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hamburger Adressbuch 1943. Erster Band ( Alles Erschienene? )

      Hamburger Adressbuch-Verlag; Dumrath & Fassnacht Hamburg XI, 64 Seiten ( Allgemeiner Teil - Behörden ), 1904 Seiten ( Namen - Personen ), Ohln, 4° ( 30 x 22 cm ). ( Der hier vorliegende außerordentlich selten erste Teil ides Hamburger Adressbuchs von 1943 ist meiner Kenntnis nach das letzte in Hamburg erschienene Adressbuch während des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Ob ein zweiter Band *Branchenteil* hierzu erschienen war, wir im Vorwort angekündigt wird, ist mir unbekannt, durch die Luftangriffe des Jahres 1943 wurde das Verlagshaus Dumrath & Fassnacht ja vollständig zerstört, desgleichen deren Archiv. ). In 3 Abteilungen unterteilt: Allgemeines - Behörden - Personenverzeichnis ( Mit Namen Vornamen, Beruf, Straße und Hausnummer, Telefon ( wenn vorhanden ) sowie Zustellpostamt. Aus dem Vorwort: \" Mit der vorliegenden virten Kriegsausgabe stellt der Verlag ein Nachschlagewerk zujr Verfügung, das einige Verbesserungen aufweist. Zunächst wird es als Annehmlichkeit empfunden, daß die Trennung des Namenteils in Stadt- und Landgebiet n Fortfall gekommen ist. Das Adreßbuch weist also die Anschriften des gesamten Gebiets der Hansestadt Hamburg in einem Abschnitt nach, womit das Nachschlagen denkbar vereinfacht und erleichtert wird...\". Einband von sehr schlechter Erhaltung: Einbandeckel berieben und fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken abgeplatzt und beschädigt ( innen lose beiliegend ). Innen Besitzstempel *Schreibstube I*, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering beschädigt oder gering fleckig. Der Namensteil endet mit *Zyzik*, das Adressbuch dürfte somit also vollständig sein. - äußerst selten: Im Auktionshandel seit 1945 nicht aufgeführt, offenbar auch nicht im Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog enthalten* - ( Gewicht 3800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Adressbuch, Adressbücher, Hamburg, 1943, Anschriften, Anschriftenverzeichnis, Google, Adressen

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        THE BLACK HILLS ILLUSTRATED. A TERSE DESCRIPTION OF CONDITIONS PAST AND PRESENT OF AMERICA'S GREATEST MINERAL BELT, ITS AGRICULTURE AND CATTLE RESOURCES, PRINCIPAL CITIES, FINANCIAL, COMMERCIAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS, RAILWAYS, SCENERY AND HEALTH AND PLEASURE RESORTS.

      The Black Hills Mining Men's Association, 1904. - Tall quarto. First edition. Decorated wrappers in gold and black, 206 [1] pp., introduction, frontis., double column, illustrated, plates, portraits. Book is illustrated from original photographs with articles by eleven different contributors. A wonderful photograph of the real Deadwood Stage Coach on its daily run to Spearfish. The photographs are graphic in detail and provide an excellent insight to long ago South Dakota. The numerous articles provide much information about the mines, mining towns, resources, railways, agricultural resources, ranching, etc. Spine panel has old cellophane tape residue, but professionally restored at spine panel, closed tear to top edge of rear panel has been internally reinforced. and overall a tight, clean very good copy of a scarce item, housed in a slipcase with titles on spine panel. Not in Adams' Herd, Decker, Eberstadt, Graff, or Howes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Fritz Kocher?s Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      Insel-Verlag, Leipzig, 1904 - Mit 11 Zeichnungen [auf Tafeln und Buchschmuck] von Karl Walser. kl.-8°, 2 Bll.,128 S., Orig.-Ganzlederbd. mit Titel- und Rückenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt - erstes Blatt mit kleiner Randbräunung, vord. fliegender Vorsatz mit Klebespuren, Einband stellenweise aufgehellt, Kapitale berieben - Erste Ausgabe - W.G.II, 1 - Sark. 1872 - SBB Yz 9099/50. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fritz Kocher`s Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      Leipzig, Insel, 1904 Kl.8°, 128 S., 11 Abb, Okart., Umschlag min. berieben, an den Kanten etw. bestossen, kleiner Einriss oben am Frontdeckel (W/G2 1) Erstausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung Walsers. Dies ist die erste Buchgestaltung und BuchIllustration Karl Walsers. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Erstausgaben deutscher Literatur

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        The Second Danish Pamir-Expedition.

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Forlag, , 1904. Old and New Architecture in Khiva, Bokhara and Turkestan. Published at the Expense of the Church Ministry and Carlsberg Fund. Folio. Original sand buckram, title in brown to upper board spine. 26 half-tone plates from photographs. Just a little rubbed, front free endpaper slightly browned, the text pages more lightly so, overall a very good copy. First edition. An important architectural study from the two Danish Pamir Expeditions. Olufsen commanded both of these trips into Central Asia, 1896-9, during which the team visited Bokhara as a guest of the Emir; carried out exhaustive scientific surveys throughout the Pamirs; made the first anthropological study of the Siaposh and the mountain Tajiks; and "scaled peaks as high as 8000 metres and living with the Kyrgyz nomads" (Howgego). Olufsen's was to be the last non-Russian scientific expedition in the region for 90 years. On the second trip the party was "provided with a camera and 2000 glass plates" (Gorshenina, Explorateurs en Asie centrale: voyageurs et aventuriers de Marco Polo à Ella Maillart, p. 224), making this remarkable visual record possible. Uncommon, and highly desirable thus.

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        Pen and Ink Drawing. Undoubtedly for Puck. People at Train Station

      1904. Signed lower left. 15 x 15-1/2 inches. Minor wear. Signed lower left. 15 x 15-1/2 inches. Stamped on verso "Overlay Dept." Louis was the brother of Ashcan School painter and illustrator William Glackens.

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        Kants Idealism. Reprinted from the "Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society," 1904.

      (London, Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, St. Martins Lane), 1904. - 8°. 14 SS. OBr. (ohne Umschlag, minimal gebräunt). Erste Ausgabe des Separatabdruckes. Außerordentlich selten!- Kein Exemplar über KVK nachweisbar. Das Exemplar aus dem Besitz von Ludwig Wittgenstein! Er überließ den Separatabdruck, wie auch andere Gegenstände, Bücher etc., seinem langjährigen Freund Ludwig Hänsel. Wittgenstein und Hänsel lernten einander Anfang 1919 während der Kriegsgefangenschaft bei Cassino kennen. Hänsel besuchte Wittgenstein auch regelmäßig in seinen Schulorten Trattenbach, Puchberg und Otterthal, in denen Wittgenstein von 1920 bis 1926 unterrichtete. Philosophie [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Little Union Scout

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904. 1st Edition . Hardcover. About Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. George Gibbs. 181 pages. Illustrated, all plates are present. Book protected in mylar. Inscribed on the free end page to an individual, " with the love and best wishes of Joel Chandler Harris, Christmas, 1906". In the original dark green cloth, embossed, pictorial binding with corner wear and 1/8 inch loss along top of spine, fraying at bottom of spine. The secondary light green color in the embossed area has rubbed off. Interior front and rear hinges are cracked, but are holding strong. Interior of book is very clean, no foxing or marks. A rare book having been inscribed by the famous author of Uncle Remus.

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        LACROIX (Alfred)

      1904 1197 - Paris, Masson et Cie, 1904 et 1908, , 2 vol. in-4 : XXI- 662 p, 30 pl. de photographies en noir ; VIII-136 p. ; nombreuses reproductions photographiques dans le texte, brochés, couvertures bleues d'origine, Éditions originales. Tout ce qui a été publié sur la Montagne Pelée par Alfred Lacroix, minéralogiste, professeur au Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, membre de l'Académie des Sciences : - La Montagne Pelée et ses éruptions (1904), ouvrage dans lequel Lacroix relate le contenu des missions scientifiques menées en Martinique à la suite des éruptions. - La Montagne Pelée après ses éruptions avec observations sur les éruptions du Vésuve en 79 et en 1906 (1908). Il y développe ses réflexions et analyses sur les éruptions dénombrées, leurs types et leurs causes scientifiques, et recueille des témoignages. On joint le tiré à part de l'une des communications de Lacroix prononcée le 10 novembre 1902 devant l'Académie des sciences et paru dans les Comptes rendus hebdomadaires, "Sur l'état actuel du volcan de la Montagne Pelée à la Martinique" : plaquette in-4 de 4 pages. Alfred Lacroix (1863-1948) dirigea en 1902 la mission scientifique de la Martinique, menée à la suite de l'éruption volcanique meurtrière de la Montagne Pelée (8 mai), qui détruisit également le port de Saint-Pierre. Cette mission tendait à rechercher les causes de la catastrophe naturelle, puis à mettre en place des mesures de sécurité après la deuxième éruption (30 août). Exemplaires tels que parus, entièrement non coupés. Les couvertures et l'intérieur sont d'une belle fraîcheur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        George M. Conway travel diary of a trip on a ship from Cardiff, England to Naples, to Almeira (Andulsia, Spain), and then return to Newport, and finally home by train to Bristol

      1904. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. George M. Conway. Travel diary of a trip on a ship from Cardiff, England to Naples, to Almeira (Andulsia, Spain), and then return to Newport, and finally home by train to Bristol. 26 June-23 July 1904. Bound in black cloth, all edges red. Written in mostly in ink. The author often makes pencil notes in the margin for a day's entry, writes the entry in ink on that page, and then on the next page, re-writes the entry with a few changes or additions.  viii, 174, [17] pp. 232 × 180 mm. Some pages loose at front and back and a few pages and other documents in a separate folder, otherwise very good condition. Encased in a black clamshell cloth box. George M. Conway was 26 years of age when he took this trip. Included in the journal are copies of the ship's log for several days, 3 hand-drawn maps, clippings, and a plan of a temple (Jerusalem area, and nothing to do this trip). Approximately 100 pages are original content relating to the voyage. There are also 60 pages transcribed by Conway from an encyclopedia and reviews that contain historical facts about Naples and Pompeii. Excerpts: "Cardiff to Naples travel over sea, back to Almeria (South of Spain), thence to Newport in a trader. Not enjoying good health, I was approached on the subject of taking a voyage and was eventually offered on by Messr Morrel of Cardiff in their ship The Lyndhurst (Capt Pearce). And having found a friend (Mr WSC Stiling) who was willing to join me, we sailed from Cardiff on June 26, 1904, having signed on at the Board of Trade offices at Cardiff and joined the ship the previous day".The Lyndhurst was a trader, and at first sight, Mr Conway was not too pleased: "We joined the ship which lay in Roath Basin just after 12 midnight & were immediately shown our bunks by the Captain. I didn't like the look of things very well, but resolved to make the best of it and retired sleeping lightly until 4 oc when I turned out, as did my friend....There were rumblings of engines, clattering of boots on deck as well as voices. Procdeeding thither about 4:30 we found everybody busy making ready to start and the Lyndhurst sailed out of Cardiff at 5 AM ( 1 hour before high water). The Captain invited us on the bridge & eventually gave us the run of the ship. The morning was fine & warm, everybody was in good spirits & Stiling & I began to make ourselves quite comfortable. At 8 am we had breakfast with the Captain and Chief Mate (ham & eggs & fried potato). We sailed steadily & with dignity down the channel...."  Captain Pearce loved talking in the evenings. Conway later found out that the Captain was notorious for his boring stories, and other captains avoided him when possible. On the second night at sea: "We adjourned to the captain's cabin about 9 o'clock pm. The captain made us tired with his dry yarns, and we were glad to get to our own cabins and go to sleep."Later in the journey: "The captain after he had had a drink would invariably begin to talk about his troubles at home, or sometimes we would listen to a very long dry yarn with as many side issues as there are days in the   year in the middle of which I invariably went to sleep, while Stiling nearly always endured to the end.  But on one or two occasions, he went to sleep also in which case the captain would wake us both up with a stern remonstrance telling us that if his story was not interesting, we had better go to our bunks and go to sleep.... Stiling would sometimes reply `Oh it's all right Captain, I was only closing  my eyes, I'm listening'"....   Conway writes in detail about the workings of this trader ship the keeping of the log, how the captain charted the course, the duties of the various crew members, assignment of the watches etc. He also mentions the dangers at sea: "...then there is the lookout man at the bow, giving notice whenever he sees anything ahead. As I lay in my bunk at night I would constantly hear `light on the starboard bow or port bow Sir' and when the mate on the bridge sees it, he answers `light on the starboard bow' or as the case may be for  there is nothing else to be seen. A peculiar sensation comes over one as he realises that he is going along on the sea in the darkness knowing not what is before the ship."About 12 o'clock midnight we passed the Berleuga Islands or Rocks off the coast of Portugal. The captain told me that he expected to pass these Rocks in the night and characterised them as dangerous and that he would have to be up. Although I turned in I did not sleep much and felt somewhat anxious to know whether we had passed."Conway writes many pages about the sights in Naples and Pompeii. He gives a wonderful sense not only of the places he visited, but also of times and the Italian people, their customs and habits. "No sooner were we made fast than we were surrounded by small boats belonging to men anxious to come aboard and worry us with their wares, it was astonishing where they all came from in such a short time. The doctor having been aboard and pronounced "All Well", the quarantine flag was hauled down. No further permission than this was sought by the vendors above mentioned, but they climbed aboard like so many monkeys - some with picture postcards, others with fancy baskets, straw hats, and the like. Women with fruit - peaches, plums, pears, apricots, cherries etc. The Customs Officers were very kind to us, and we treated them well, they partook very freely of our whiskey...."A few lines from the author's first impressions of Naples: "....I soon found that we must adopt the style of foreigners who had been in the place for years and  knew every inch of it, otherwise we were doomed to be pestered by beggars of the worst kind, who would follow one until they were bribed to go away. A man would sometimes come up close to us and push the stump of an amputated limb in your face, so that there was no possible chance of evading him. Italians they would leave alone, but the poor foreigner is really worried until he feels life not worth living if he is not careful, in fact he has to keep his wits about him all the while if he wishes to get about the place with any degree of comfort...."...Police, armed with revolvers, & gendarmes and all kinds of military men, may be seen in any street in large numbers, all walking about snugly between the crowds, apparently to keep order. Priests and monks are also conspicuous by their numbers. Outside the restaurants, chairs and tables are placed across the whole extent of the pathway, where men sit and take refreshment, sometimes playing cards... women dry their clothes on the rail of the veranda belonging to their apartment and they make their purchase from the hawker in the street by means of a basket attached to a rope which they let down...."   "...Midway between Naples and Pompeii, we passed through the village of Torre-de-Greco, which is thickly populated. The people were lying and sitting about on chairs idoling away the time, here and there one or two would be working. Coming back in the cool of the evening we saw men and women and their half-clothed children squaling about in heaps on the pavements, sometimes with a lemon and bread stand before them. Not one of them seemed to have a care and all were laughing and chatting in the most light hearted manner.... Goats with beards were being led by women from house to house.The inhabitants would come with their jugs on hearing the ring of a bell attached to the neck of one of the goats - the milk would be supplied direct from the beast....Conway was thrilled by the beautiful sunsets in the Bay of Naples and mentions them often. He writes the following when departing from Naples:"As I stood upon the bridge viewing Naples and the Bay with Mount Vesuvius on the east all lit up by a glorious sunshine, I felt sad at the thought of leaving it and heaved one or two heavy sighs. The three days I had spent there were, alas, only a memory - everything came back to me as I beheld the city for the last time. They were three of the happiest days I had ever spent and departing was terrible".   This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Ladies' Golf

      London: Hutchinson & Co. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Light wear to spine ends. Light scattered browning and some darkening to page ends. Chips to fore edge of last two leaves. Teg. 1904. First Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 336pp. 33 illustrations. .

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        Swinburne's Tragedies [&] Swinburne's Poems [5 and 6 Vols.]

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1904. Inscribed by Swinburne to Clarence McThwaine, dated 1904, on leaf preceding the title page Vol. 1 Poetry. Bound in black cloth with gilt titles to spines, gilt to top, title pages printed in red and black, photographic frontispieces to some volumes. Cloth rubbed center face of boards and at head and heels of spines, boards with an inward bow, faint yellow residue of bookplate to pastedowns all volumes (no abrasion to paper), some tanning to endpapers and adjacent pages, tanning to tissue guards for plates where present and very lightly to adjacent pages. Light bump to top edges of boards Vols. 3 & 5 Tragedies, 2, 4 & 6 Poetry. Some corners lightly bumped or a little worn. . Signed By the Author. First Editions. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        Toronto Art League Calendar for the Year 1904 with Drawings Illustrating Some of the Characteristic Landscape Features of Canada

      Toronto: The Musson Book Co., 1904 Toronto Art League Calendar, complete for the year 1904. The Toronto Art Students' League designed and published annual calendars from 1893 to 1904, combining innovative layout & design with original Canadian themes. J.E.H. MacDonald had joined the Toronto Art League in 1903 and contributed designs for the February and April months of this final calendar by the league. Other contributing artists are: A. Weir Crouch, (with his outstanding Art Nouveau style covers) A.H. Howard, A.C. Goode, A.A. Martin, C.W. Jefferys, F.H. Brigden, N.M. Price, D.F. Thomson, R. Holmes, Will W. Alexander, Thomas G. Greene, and Charles MacDonald Manly. MacDonald had worked in several commercial mediums (drafting, advertising layouts, posters, illustrations and lettering) before the founding of 'The Group of Seven' in 1920. His early art and design examples are uncommon in the marketplace and this calendar is a wonderful example in excellent condition. Nicely decorated outer wraps, without tears or heavy scuffs; the b/w images, month to month, are bright and fresh, with the paper a little wavy or rippled. The two binding staples are showing signs of rust with the month of June most affected at the center and the calendar has loosened away from the outer wraps. (see photos) No names or marks within the text. A very scarce piece of Canadian art history and ephemera. A digital view of the full calendar can be seen at the W.D. Jordan Special Collections Library, Queen's University website. Other photos are available from this bookseller, and inquiries are welcome. Priority shipping recommended.. Original Issue - First Edition . Stapled Wraps. Vg. Illus. by J.E.H. MacDonald & other members of the Toronto Art League. 13.5 x 9.5 Inches . Softcover Ephemera.

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        Atlas der topographischen Anatomie des Menschen. Band 1-2 cpl.

      Braumüller Wien, Leipzig 1904 Mit 3 n.n. Blättern und zusammen 845 Seiten ( Seiten in den beiden Bänden in fortlaufender Zählung ) sowie 636 teilkolorierten Illustrationen im Text. Jeweils in goldgeprägtem Oln mit umlaufendem Farbschnitt, 4° ( 24,5 x 17,5 cm ). Einbände gering beriebe, gering bestoßen, innen alter Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, wenige Seiten gering fleckig. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung, dekoratives Exemplar. Zusammen 2 Bände. - selten ( Gesamtgewicht 2700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Zuckerkandl, Zuckerkandel, Anatomie, Anatomieatlas, Atlas, Google, Menschliche Anatomie

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        Bibliotheca Sinica, Vol. I-II, III-IV, V-VI

      White Lotus, Staten Islan 1904 - Bibliotheca Sinica, Vol. I-II, III-IV, V-VI [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In the Supreme Court of the United States, October Term, 1903.

      1904 - Souvenir of a Landmark Antitrust Case [Knox, Philander (1853-1921)]. [Northern Securities Co. v. United States]. In the Supreme Court of the United States, October Term, 1903. Northern Securities Company [et al.] v. United States of America, Appellee. Appeal for the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Minnesota. Argument and Brief for the United States. [Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1904]. [iv], 94; [ii], ii, 180 pp. Two parts preceded by general title page. Contemporary morocco, gilt frames to boards, gilt title to spine, untrimmed edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, with some wear to spine ends and corners, scuffing and light soiling to front board, which is slightly bowed, a few cracks to text block. Light toning to text, foxing in a few places, internally clean. * First edition. This volume, containing Attorney General Philander C. Knox's Supreme Court argument in the landmark Northern Securities Case, and the federal government's appeal of the case from the Circuit Court to the Supreme Court, was likely bound by Knox as a gift to a colleague or friend. Decided in 1904, the Northern Securities Case was a pivotal case in the legal history of the Progressive Era and the history of railroads in the American West. The Northern Securities Company was a powerful trust formed by J.P. Morgan and James G. Hill to control railroad trunk lines in the Northwest and into Chicago and stifle competition. President Roosevelt, seeing an opportunity to exert federal power against a business monopoly, instructed Knox to bring suit against the Northern Securities Company. Knox handled the case personally, writing the appeal from the decision of the Minnesota Circuit Court, and arguing the government's case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Invoking the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, Knox argued that The Northern Securities Company acted in restraint of trade. The court's decision, on a 5-4 vote with Oliver Wendell Holmes and Chief Justice Melville Fuller dissenting, upheld the government's argument, affirming the constitutionality of the Sherman Antitrust Act. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson [Twelve Volume Set] Collected Writings with Index - The Concord Edition

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1904 - Octavo, Concord Edition. Gilt lettered dark brown morocco leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece tissue guards in each book. Illustrated with photogravures. Very clean, fine set. Appears almost unused. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century and influenced Henry David Thoreau. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. Emerson gradually moved away from the religious and social beliefs of his contemporaries, formulating and expressing the philosophy of Transcendentalism in his 1836 essay, Nature. Following this ground-breaking work, he gave a speech entitled "The American Scholar" in 1837, which Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. considered to be America's "Intellectual Declaration of Independence." Emerson wrote most of his important essays as lectures first, then revised them for print. His first two collections of essays Essays: First Series and Essays: Second Series, published respectively in 1841 and 1844; represent the core of his thinking, and include such well-known essays as Self-Reliance, The Over-Soul, Circles, The Poet and Experience. Together with Nature, these essays made the decade from the mid-1830s to the mid-1840s Emerson's most fertile period. This set contains all of this work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Light Ahead for the Negro

      New York: Grafton Press, 1904. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. vi, 132p. Original gray cloth. 19cm. Light soiling and wear. Backstrip has some discoloration/spotting and fading. Former owner's name on endpaper. No jacket. A rare utopian novel by an African American author. Johnson also wrote a "A School History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1890" and "A History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War."

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        Guide Book to Bangkok and Siam

      Bangkok: Siam Observer Press, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. 104, IV, [v], [1], [30 pages of ads]. Folding railway table; folding map. A very often cited early travel guide to Thailand, compiled by J. Antonio, one of the leading photographers in the region and illustrated with his photographs. Quite scarce. First edition (first printing). Bound in red cloth (also seen in tan). This copy once belonged to Paramount Pictures, with their ownership stamp (inked out) on the inside front cover; scars from the removal of a bookplate; library call number in white on spine; some abrading of cloth, but despite the flaws, a decent copy of a scarce book. Folding map is fine.

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - NERUDA Pablo, Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto dit (1904-1973), poète et écrivain chilien. L.A.S. adressée à Blanka WALESKÁ. Prague, « vendredi », 1951. 1 p. in-8. Il décline une invitation : « regrettant ne pouvoir assister aujourd'hui, mon admiration et salutations ». Blank Waleská était une actrice du théâtre National Tchèque situé à Prague où, en cette année 1951, Pablo Neruda séjourne dans le cadre d'une série de récitals de poésie qu'il donne en Europe.

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 6.Auflage Eierstab, 23 Bände

      Bibliographisches Institut 1904-1912, Leipzig und Wien - Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon. Sechste gänzlich neubearbeitete & vermehrte Auflage. Eierstabausgabe. 23 Bände, Grundlexikon, Ergänzungsband & zwei Jahres-Supplemente (Band 1-23). Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1904-1912 (Neuer Abdruck). Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Ornamentband am oberen & unteren Kapital. Wie auch den ersten acht Originalbildern zu entnehmen, hervorragend erhaltenes Exemplar. Die Rückenansicht überaus harmonisch; kräftige Goldornamente sowie faktisch keine der sonst bei dieser Einbandvariante sehr häufigen Aufhellungen (d.h. Rückenleder noch im originalen Schwarzton). Der Buchschnitt ist sehr schön erhalten. Ebenfalls die Buchdeckel, hier lediglich vereinzelt ein Fleck, drei Deckel mit einem Kratzer. Leder- & Leineneinband nur gering berieben, einschließlich der Kanten. Zwei Außengelenke mit kleinem Einriss, zwei Rückenkanten mit einem winzigen Einriss bzw. einer kleinen Fehlstelle. Innen hell, Seiten fest eingebunden. Kein unangenehmer Geruch, lose oder fehlende Seiten. Die Grafiken beeindrucken durch ihren Glanz & ihre Farbbrillanz; bei drei Tafeln ist eine kleine Stelle beschädigt. Keine Fleckigkeit (von einigen wenigen Flecken in Band 2 & den beiden Supplementbänden abgesehen). 57500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Heimatstimmen - Ein baltisches Jahrbuch. (5 Bände komplett = alles erschienene).

      Reval: Kluge 1904, 1906, 1908, 1910 und 1912. 327, 438, 377, 400 und 350 Seiten. 21,5*14,5 cm. Halbleinenbände mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln. Kanten leicht berieben und leicht bestossen, Schnitte und Rücken teils leicht stockfleckig, Seiten leicht nachgedunkelt, in den Innenteilen vereinzelte Stockflecken, sonst gut. - - - Selten! K08-5 Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        The Writings

      Baltimore: Dana Estes and Company, 1904. Leather_bound. Fine. Baltimore: Dana Estes and Company, 1904. Leather_bound. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Count Lev N. Tolstòy. The Cabinet Edition is illustrated throught out with portrait frontispiece. Bound in three quarter brown morocco and cloth boards, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, A handsome and deluxe set.

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        CODIGO CIVIL ESPAÑOL

      - Madrid, 1904. Edit. Imprenta de la Revista de la Legislación. Pasta española, doce tomos, aprox. 8200 pp. 21x15 cm. Hierro. Nervios. Tejuelo. Guardas decoradas en papel de agua. Lomo redondeado; corte delantero de media caña. Texto articulado. Edición anotada. Buen estado. DERECHO

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        Autograph Edition] THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS (23 Volumes, Complete)

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company | Riverside Press, 1904-1922. Limited Edition, numbered 11 of 750 copies. Three Quarters Leather. Octavo. Backed in navy morocco with corners; backs hand-tooled and titled in gold; pale decorative paper over boards; top edges gold; silk ribbon markers; illustrated throughout with plates and titled tissue guards, all present as called for; each volume has an additional hand-colored frontispiece; a lovely set; a couple ribbon markers are lacking; offsetting from the silk to adjacent pages; one or two volumes have light foxing; some of the paper on the boards are lightly toned/foxed; otherwise, this is a clean, bright set. It presents very well on the shelf (approximately 32?" of shelf space). Given the size and weight, shipping will need to be quoted depending on speed, preferred service, and destination. Please inquire for a quote. Signed by Burroughs and the publisher on the limitation page

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        8 Bd. Flora von Deutschland Österreich Schweiz 1904 Kryptogamen-Flora Thomé's

      - Director Prof. Dr. Thomé's Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz in Wort und Bild - sehr zahlreiche illustriert, teils farbig lithografierten Tafeln (sauber und gut), Friedrich von Zezschwitz - Botanischer Verlag "Flora von Deutschland" Band V - Kryptogamen-Flora Moose - Algen, Flechten und Pilze (die Farne befinden sich in Band I) - ca. 15000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band I - von 1904 - 512 Seiten: Moose Band VI. - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band II - von 1907 - 918 Seiten: Algen - 1. Teil: Cyanophyceae, Diatomaceae, Chlorophyceae Band VII - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band II. - von 1909 - 383 Seiten: Algen - 2. Teil: Rhodophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Characeae Band VIII - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band III. - von 1910 - 510 Seiten - Pilze - 1. Teil: Myxomycetes, Phycomycetes, Basidiomycetes (Ordn. Ustilagineae und Uredineae) Band IX. - 1. Abt. - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band III. - von 1912 - 400 Seiten - Pilze 2. Teil. 1. Abt. Basidiomycetes Band IX. - II. Abt. - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band III. von 1912 - von Seite 401 bis Seite 814 Pilze - 2. Teil. 2. Abt. Basidiomycetes (Schluss) Band X. - Abt. 1 - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band III. - von 1913 - 683 Seiten - Pilze - 3. Teil. 1. Abteilung: Ascomycetes: Hemiasci, Saccharomycetineae, Protodiscineae, Plectascineae, Pyrenomycetes (Perisporiales und Sphaeriales) Band X. - Abt. 2 - Kryptogamen-Flora (.) Moose, Algen, Flechten und Pilze - ca. 30000 Arten und Varietäten bearbeitet von Dr. W. Migula Band III. - von 1913 - 685 bis Seite 1404 - Pilze - 3. Teil. 2. Abteilung: Ascomycetes: Dothideales, Hypocreales, Hysteriales, Discomycetes, Laboulbeniaceae - Garten - Moose - Algen - Flechten - Pilze - Pflanzen - Algen - Spaltalgen - Kieselalgen - Grünalgen - Braunalgen - Brauntange - Rotalgen - Armleuchter - Schlauchpilze - Sporen - Schläuche - Nährpflanze - - Schleimpilze - Algenpilze - Schlauchpilze - Basidienpilze - Fruchtkörper - Fruchtlager - - 12262g 8 Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Jugendstildekor, Lederecken, marmorierter Buchschnitt, je Innendeckel montiertes ExLibris, geirnge Papierbräunung, Bindung fest und gut, in dieser Erhaltung eher selten, ansonsten altersentsprechend innen und außen bis auf kleinere Gebrauchsspuren gutes und sauberes Exemplar, die Lederrücken unterschiedlich verblaßt, Brauntöne, sonst gut, nicht brüchig und nicht abfärbend Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12262 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ladies' Golf

      London Hutchinson & Co 1904. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Light wear to spine ends. Light scattered browning and some darkening to page ends. Chips to fore edge of last two leaves. Teg First Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 336pp. 33 illustrations.

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        Atlas to Accompany Monograph XXXII on the Geology of Yellowstone National Park

      Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1904 Folio, original gilt lettered cloth, 24 color lithographed maps.Neat restoration to spine and corners, some minor wear to binding, rubberstamps of the University of Rochester to the front endpapers, very good or better condition. Detailed geologic atlas of the Yellowstone, issued by the United States Geological Survey. The maps were lithographed by Julius Bien & Co.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        History of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A.

      Regimental Publication Committee, Nashville, TN 1904 - 8vo. 520 pp. Illustrated, plates, portraits. Original black cloth (rubbed), gilt title on spine mostly rubbed away; ink note on front pastedown, some marginal pencil notes. Still a solid copy. First edition. Includes company rosters and an extensive section of biographical sketches. Howes M-173. Dornbusch II, 1024. Nevins I, p. 126: "Full and reasonably reliable account of a western unit, but too often weakened by the author's impassioned commentaries." Nicholson, p. 589. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Guide Book to Bangkok and Siam

      Bangkok: Siam Observer Press, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. 104, IV, [v], [1], [30 pages of ads]. Folding railway table; folding map. A very often cited early travel guide to Thailand, compiled by J. Antonio, one of the leading photographers in the region and illustrated with his photographs. Quite scarce. First edition (first printing). Bound in red cloth (also seen in tan). This copy once belonged to Paramount Pictures, with their ownership stamp (inked out) on the inside front cover; scars from the removal of a bookplate; library call number in white on spine; some abrading of cloth, but despite the flaws, a decent copy of a scarce book. Folding map is fine.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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