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        [Two separate collections of] Poems; Mahasena: A Play in Three Acts.

      [N.p.] Oxford: [N.p.]; B. H. Blackwell,, 1904?-5. 3 works, octavo. Original blue paper wrappers printed in black, white paper label printed in black with initials "S. B." to each front wrapper. Housed in a custom-made marbled paper solander box with morocco label. Short split to tail of spine of one volume, extremities a little rubbed, the occasional spot to contents. An excellent set. First editions, first impressions. The first volume of verse bears two holograph corrections and contains the poems "The Wounded" (1904), "Exile", "Quand vous serez bien vieille" and "To E. S." The Second volume contains "Blossom", "Tristram and Iseult", "Demophöon", "Affinity", "Prayer", "The Dead Samurai to Death" and "The Dying Reservist". From the library of Anthony Hobson (1921-2014), who was the director of Sotheby's and a noted bibliophile; his bookplate is on the inside cover of the box. A well-preserved set of scarce Baring titles.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Picture Post Cards. "Silhouettes Japonaises".

      1904 - No. 1: Soldat Japonais (Garde Imperiale). 2: Officier Japonais d'Infanterie. 3: Chanteuse (Guesha) et sa Servante. 4: Le Bain (Oyou). 4 cards, slightly worn. Size 8.6 x 14cm.

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        WORKS OF. ]. The Montezuma Edition. Edited by Wilfred Harold Munro and Comprising the Notes of the Edition by John Foster Kirk.

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1904 - 8vo. 22 volumes. Titles printed in red & black. Each volume with an engraved frontispiece and several engraved plates, all with tissue guards printed in red. This "Montezuma Edition" is limited to 1,000 sets. Our set, unlike most of this edition, is specially bound in elaborately gilt decorated full brown morocco. T.e.g. A few of the volumes with small chips (1/8" or less) at head of spine and this set, though priced accordingly, remains near fine and is still quite attractive (see photo). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Missale Romanum Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum S PII V Pontificis Maximi jussu editum Clementis VIII, Urnbani VIII et Leonis XIII

      Sumptibus, Cartis et Typis Friderici Pustet, 1904. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. hardback, a splendid large folio volume, scarlet morocco binding richly gilt, image of the lamb of peace to upper board, slaughtered lamb to rear board, spine richly gilt, four brass floral roundels to corners of both boards, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, pictorial endpapers with emblems of the four evangelists to corners, cloth thumb markers, printed in red and black, title page in red and black with colourful headpiece, richly coloured frontis & plate, coloured capitals to the inserted Feast of the Virgin, richly gilt image of the Last Supper, insignificant rubbing to extremities but a very good tightly bound and clean copy, Proprium Missarum in Usum Dioecesium Angliae with Supplement bound in at rear, 34, [2], 616, 228, iv, 31, 12, 2, 2, 39 & 2pp, an uncommonly well preserved copy, owing to weight a request for additional postage may be made if ordered from some overseas distinations.

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        James I and VI

      Paris & London: Goupil 1904 - Full morocco,13 inches tall. Deluxe volume in superb signed binding by Riviere. With raised bands, gilt titles and fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Top edge gilt and wide dentelles. Illustrated throughout. Armorial bookplates of The Fairfax Rhodes Library. Slight variation of the blue on the boards. One of the luxuriously produced series of celebrated biographies printed by Goupil in Paris (in English). Limited to 200 copies on Japanese paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Attraverso gli albi e le cartelle (sensazioni d'arte) Prima (-terza serie)

      Istituto italiano d'Arti Grafiche 1904-07, Bergamo - 3 voll. in 8 grande, pp. 372; 322; 329 + (1b) con centinaia di ill. e tavv. n.t. e f.t. Legatura edit. in p. tl. (con qualche alone ai piatti). Conservato il p. ant. in br. della terza serie illustrato da Mataloni. Raccolta delle tre serieÂ(su 4) di questaÂcorposa raccolta iconografia dei migliori illustratori e incisori del mondo (Baruffi, Dudovich, Larsson, marechal, Martini, Mataloni, Valeri, Ensor, Zilcken, Macchiati, Allan, Mentessi. ITA

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        Autograph picture postcard signed.

      Paris, [1904/05]. - Oblong 8vo. 2 pp. With autogr. address. To Dimitrie Gerota (1867-1939), his former teacher in anatomay at the Bucharest School of Fine Arts, telling his new address "10 Place de la Bourse". - Strongly dusty and spotty; centrically torn and professionally restored. - No autographs of the most famous Romanian sculptor recorded in international auctions of the last decades.

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        La Sainte Bible (Ancien Testament)

      Paris: M. de Brunoff & Cie, 1904. No. 158 of 500 copies (of 560) on Marais grand vélin with plates in two states. 40 plates, each in two states (sepia and color), captioned tissue guards, 360 illustrations to text, by James Tissot. 2 vols. Folio. Loose as issued, housed in a modern cloth portfolio. Tape-repaired tears to margins of vol. I title-page and following few leaves, small, discreet embossed library stamp to vol. II half-title, large tape-repaired tear across corner of vol. II pp. 247-8, affecting text, some tears along gathering folds throughout. No. 158 of 500 copies (of 560) on Marais grand vélin with plates in two states. 40 plates, each in two states (sepia and color), captioned tissue guards, 360 illustrations to text, by James Tissot. 2 vols. Folio. The masterpiece of Tissot's late career, following a revival of his Catholic faith in 1885. Tissot traveled extensively in the Middle East to study and prepare for his Biblical illustrations. He first produced a series of watercolors on the life of Christ before turning to the stories of the Old Testament. Tissot died in 1902, and this work was completed by his six assistants.

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        Caesar Wollheim Werft und Rhederei, Cosel bei Breslau.,

      Ohne Ort, Drucker und Jahr (1903/1904). - Quer-Fol. Mit 12 montierten Original-Photographien, 12 Schiffsplänen und einem mont. Lageplan. 1 Bl., 36 S. Auf dickerem Karton gedruckte Firmengeschichte. - Die großformatigen, mit Schrägschnitt montierten Abbildungen zeigen die Betriebsanlage, tls. mit Innenansichten der Werkstätten. Die Schiffspläne jeweils mit Grund- und Aufriss verschiedener Modelle (Frachtschiffe, Schleppdampfer, Motorboot, Prähme, Greifbagger). S. 33 und 35-36 mit Verzeichnis der Neubauten (Stand: Juli 1904). - Die ersten beiden Bl. in der rechten unteren Ecke etwas fleckig, drei Abbildungen stellenweise leicht berieben. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Illustr. OHlwd. mit dreiseit. Goldschnitt (Rücken fachmännisch erneuert, etw. berieben, tls. fleckig). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806

      Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Edited with introduction, notes, and index by Reuben Gold.Thwaites. Fourteen of fifteen volumes. Thirteen volumes of this set including the Atlas volume are from the Van Gelder Hand-made Paper edition limited to 200 copies. Volume VI, Part II is from the Imperial Japan Paper edition limited to 50 copies. Lacking Volume I, Part II. Printed from the original manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society together with additional material from other sources. Includes upwards of 50 maps made by Clark. Illustrated with a series of full-page views of Indians, Indian manners, customs, curios, and views of Western scenery on the route of the Expedtion by Charles Bodmer. The Thwaites edition is considered the definitve, illustrated edition of the journals and copies of the limited quarto version are rare and seldom offered for sale. Includes publisher's tattered prospectus.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        The Dynasts. An Epic Drama of the War with Napoleon.

      London, MacMillan. 1904, 1904. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, 3 volumes. Second issue of text as usual. Ownership bookplates to pastedown. An attractive copy bound in half crushed green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, bound within the author's lifetime. With five raised bands to spine, buckram sides, delicate gilt tooling, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate to pastedown. A clean, fine copy, in an elegant Edwardian binding. Purdy .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 13. November 1904. - 1 S. 8vo. An den Schriftsteller und Strindberg-Übersetzer Emil Schering (1873–1951): „Echo des Mines et de la Metallurgie, facktidning, behandlar alkemien på allvar! Kan ni få in detta i Tageblatt? Har jag återfått de sista Fugorna ni införde i Goth. Zim? Eljest ber jag få (Svenska manuskriptet.)".

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        ERGEBNISSE UBER DIE KONSTITUTION DER CHROMATISCHEN SUBSTANZ DES ZELLKERNS

      Gutav Fischer, Jena. Hardcover. First edition. Cover laid down on modern boards, title page missing, all other pages present. Few stamps of prior owner. Old waterstain bottom margin most pages. Still a good copy of a scarce item. Garrison-Morton 242.2 * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Good. 1904.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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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. $950. * 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.

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        Die Deutsche Niger-Benue-Tsadsee-Expedition 1902 - 1903

      D. Reimer, Berlin 1904 - gr. 8° 182 S., 2 Faltkarten, Abenteuer Expedition Erkundung 20. Jahrhundert. Bauer, Fritz, Schriftsteller, geb. 24. März 1872 zu Cochem a. d. Mosel. B. leitete 1902/03 eine wirtschaftliche Expedition nach Adamaua und den Tsadseeländern Abenteuer Expedition Erkundung 20. Jahrhundert Olwd. Einb. l. ber. u. best., 1 Karte am Rand l. geknickt, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand dieses seltenen Reiseberichts [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Manuscrit. Bon. En Feuilles. 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..

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        Missale Romanum Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum S PII V Pontificis Maximi jussu editum Clementis VIII, Urnbani VIII et Leonis XIII

      Sumptibus, Cartis et Typis Friderici Pustet, 1904, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. hardback, a splendid large folio volume, scarlet morocco binding richly gilt, image of the lamb of peace to upper board, slaughtered lamb to rear board, spine richly gilt, four brass floral roundels to corners of both boards, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, pictorial endpapers with emblems of the four evangelists to corners, cloth thumb markers, printed in red and black, title page in red and black with colourful headpiece, richly coloured frontis & plate, coloured capitals to the inserted Feast of the Virgin, richly gilt image of the Last Supper, insignificant rubbing to extremities but a very good tightly bound and clean copy, Proprium Missarum in Usum Dioecesium Angliae with Supplement bound in at rear, 34, [2], 616, 228, iv, 31, 12, 2, 2, 39 & 2pp, an uncommonly well preserved copy, owing to weight a request for additional postage may be made if ordered from some overseas distinations, Book

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        ERDGLOBUS FÜR DEN WELTVERKEHR im Verhältniss 1:16'500'00- Entworfen von Heinrich Kiepert (1818-1899). Mit Korrectionen und Nachträgen. Farblith. Kartenbild, mit Höhendarstellung in brauner Schummerung; Meeresströmungen, Treibeisgrenzen; die für den Weltverkehr wichtigen Eisenbahn- und Dampfschifflinien; Telegrafen- und Kabellinien; Kohlenstationen für Dampfer; überseeische Hafenplätze mit Reparaturvorrichtungen etc. Diameter 80cm; Gesamthöhe (inkl. Sockel) 145cm. Montiert auf massivem dreifüssigem Holzgestell mit eingebautem Kompass im Fusssockel und montiertem, aufklappbarem Breitengradmesser aus Holz.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen) 1904. - Der grösste je im Verlag von Dietrich Reimer erschienene Erdglobus. - Dieser sehr grosse Globus stellt eine der bedeutenden Entwicklungen in der Globenproduktion dar. Das physisch-geographische Kartenbild ist mit brauner Höhenschummerung versehen. Die überregional wichtigen Eisenbahnlinien, das überseeische Kabelnetz, Dampferrouten mit Entfernungsangaben, Meeresströmungen und Treibeisgrenzen für die Schifffahrt sind auf dem Globus markiert. Im Bereich der Antarktis finden sich Hinweise auf Forschungsreisen. - Der Reimer-Verlag entsprach mit diesem erstmals 1896 veröffentlichten "Erdglobus für den Weltverkehr" dem allgemeinen Interesse der Öffentlichkeit an Welthandel und Weltverkehr im ausgehenden 19. und zu Beginn des 20. Jhs. Je nach Ausstattung kostete der Globus zwischen 100 bis 340 Reichsmark (vgl. Muris/Saarmann). Der erste Erdglobus mit 80cm Durchmesser wurde vom Reimer-Verlag zuerst 1886 ausgeliefert, Kieperts erster Entwurf dafür geht aber auf das Jahr 1859 zurück. Andere Verlage folgten erst weit nach 1900 mit eigenen Weltverkehrsgloben. Ein Exemplar des vorliegenden "Erdglobus für den Weltverkehr" findet sich (datiert "um 1905") im Institut für geographische Wissenschaften der Freien Universität Berlin; die grosse Globensammlung der Oesterreichischen Nationalbibliothek weist kein Exemplar dieses aufschlussreichen Globus auf. - Die Metallkugel mit 1 Delle (26 x 9cm), 1 Fehlstelle (ca. 12 x 12cm) im Bereich Südafrika handschr. ergänzt, 1 Einriss (20cm) mit 2 kleinen Fehlstellen (je 8mm), 4 weitere kleinere Einrisse, diese fachmännisch geklebt. Stellenweise leicht berieben und minimal fleckig. - Bibliographie: L. Zögner "Antike Welten. Neue Regionen". Heinrich Kiepert (1999), S. 145: Muris/Saarmann "Der Globus im Wandel der Zeiten (1961), S. 242; E. Dekker/P. van der Krogt "Globes from the Western World" (1993), Abb. 74-75. Lang de

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        Cartolina postale autografa, viaggata, del musicista Giacomo Puccini inviata da Capalbio al corrispondente Cesare Riccioni in data 18 dicembre 1904.

      Cartolina postale "Giuseppe Guelfi" in formato cm.9x13,8, con una veduta del centro di Capalbio da Sud - Ovest. Al recto, con bella firma autografa "Saluti, G. Puccini". Al verso francobollo e doppio timbro postale, e l'indirizzo del destinatario vergato di pugno del Maestro. Eccellenti condizioni di conservazione Il 1904 fu, per Puccini, l'anno di "Madama Butterfly", contrassegnato dal profondo scoramento per l'esito infausto della "prima" scaligera del 17 febbraio, e abbondantemente mitigato dal travolgente successo della ripresa bresciana del 28 maggio. Dopo quella data Puccini trascorse le vacanze estive a Boscolungo e a Montecatini, fu poi a Londra, a Parigi, a Genova e a Roma, e a ridosso del periodo natalizio trascorse una settimana di riposo nella quiete della ridente Capalbio

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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        SALAMMBÔ. [2 volumes].

      1904 - Paris, Lemerre, sans date [1904]. Deux volumes petit in-12 (100 X 163) maroquin bleu marine, plats ornés d'un triple encadrement de filets dorés avec fleuron mosaïqué dans les angles, dos quatre nerfs filetés, caissons dorés ornés de fleurons mosaïqués, auteur et titre dorés, coupes et coiffes filetées, bordures intérieures ornées de filets dorés et petits fleurons d'angle mosaïqués, tranches dorées, plats de la couverture conservés, étuis bordés (G. Lévitzky). Tome I : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre imprimé en rouge et noir, 285 pages, (1) page, (1) f. de table ; Tome II : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre imprimé en rouge et noir, 251 pages, (1) page, (2) ff. de table et adresse de l'imprimeur. Ex-libris sur le premier contreplat de chaque volume. ÉDITION LEMERRE imprimée sur vélin teinté, identique à celle parue en 1879 qui constituait la "quatrième édition originale". Cette édition Lemerre présente un certain nombre de variantes : Flaubert en avait corrigé les épreuves, supprimant et modifiant des passages et des mots. C'est à l'occasion de cette révision de texte que José-Maria de Heredia écrivit à l'auteur le 11 novembre 1879 : «Je viens de relire "Salammbô" avec quelle admiration ! Je ne sais mais il me semble que le livre s'est allégé, simplifié. Il me paraît plus beau, plus accompli qu'autrefois ». (Talvart & Place, VI, 5-F). De la bibliothèque "Thalia Westcott Millett", avec son ex-libris. SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE, luxueusement relié en maroquin par Grégoire Lévitzky, en PARFAIT ÉTAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zur Erinnerung an den Concours hippique 12. und 13. März 1904 (geprägter Deckeltitel, umrandet von Jugendstilornamentik).

      Hamburg, 1904.. Enthält: "Programm für die Preisbewerbung von Reit-, Spring-und Wagenpferden (Concours hippique) veranstaltet vom Hamburger Polo-Club am Sonnabend, 12. März 1904 und Sonntag, 13. März 1904 im Velodrom Rotherbaum". 24 Bll. - Daran angebunden 11 starke Kartonblätter mit montierten tls. gefalt. Zeitungsausschnitten des Jahres 1904 zu Aktivitäten des Polo-Clubs. Lederband d. Zt. auf 5 echten Bünden; signiert von Georg Hulbe. 23,3 x 16,2 cm. Hübsche Sammlung zur Geschichte des heute noch existenten Poloklubs, in einem meisterhaften Einband des Hamburger Buchbinders und Leder-Kunsthandwerkers zur Zeit des Historismus und des Jugendstils, Georg Hulbe (1851-1917). - Gering berieben, minimal fleckig. Das Programm etwas gewellt.

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        Der blau-rote Methusalem.

      Stuttgart/ Berlin/ Leipzig Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft (); 1904 - 4. Aufl.; ca 22x15 cm; (6) 546 Seiten mit 1 farbigen Titelbild und 16 Tondruckbildern auf Tafeln; farbig illustr. Originalleinwandeinband (Einband minimal bestoáen und geringfgig berieben, 2 Bl„tter mit leichtem Gelbfleck; sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung) Plaul 236.4; DB: 15. 0,000 gr.

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        Pijpelijntjes. (1e druk).

      Amsterdam, Jacq. van Cleef, 1904. Ingenaaid. 220 p. 1e druk. Omslag met plakbandstrepen, vage naam op titel, maar een goed exemplaar (professioneel restauratierapport bijgevoegd).* Een mythisch boek uit de moderne Nederlandse letterkunde! Deze eerste druk van Pijpelijntjes, verschenen in juni 1904, is een van de zeer weinige exemplaren met het complete originele omslag, zelfs inclusief de rug.De arts-schrijver A. Aletrino, aan wie deze openlijk homo-erotische roman in druk werd opgedragen, herkende zichzelf in een van de twee hoofdpersonen van het boek ('Sam', Aletrino's bijnaam). Hij kocht samen met Johanna van Maarseveen de voorraad op en vernietigde deze. Slechts enkele exemplaren ontsprongen de dans. In oktober 1904 verscheen een tweede, herschreven druk. De eerste druk van Pijpelijntjes wordt tegenwoordig beschouwd als een van de zeldzaamste boeken uit de Nederlandse literatuur. Volgens de NCC alleen in de Universiteitsbibliotheken van Leiden en Amsterdam.

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        GHOST-STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY ...

      London: Edward Arnold,. 1904. original tan buckram, front and spine panels stamped in orange and black, rear panel stamped in orange, fore and bottom edges untrimmed.. Hint of foxing to paste-downs, else a fine copy. Quite scarce in this. condition. The classic collection of ghostly tales. A stunning copy.. (#137552). First edition. "The first and best of James's classic collections of stories ... He was a consummate artist of the creepy tale, and his best works are literary gems." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-108. "... author of some of the most frightening and formally perfect ghost stories ever written." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 233-35. "His first collection, Ghost-Stories of an Antiquary, is generally taken to mark the beginning of the modern era of supernatural fiction ... In the opinion of many the foremost modern writer of supernatural fiction." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, p. 279. "... a literary weird fictionist of the very first rank ..." - H. P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature, pp. 100-05. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 103-04. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 911. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 289- 93. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-125. Bleiler (1978), p. 108. Reginald 07817.

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        The Works

      London: M. Walter Dunne, 1904. Full leather. Fine. London: M. Walter Dunne, 1904. Full leather. Twenty volumes. Octavo The Works of Benjamin Disraeli Earl of Beaconsfield. Embracing novels, romances, plays, poems, biography, short stories, and great speeches with a critical introduction by Edmund Gosse and Robert Arnot. Illustrated with coloured title pages and frontispiece illustrations is in two states one in color other in black and white. Contemporary bound full dark brown crushed morocco, covers and spine decoratively panelled in gilt, with onlays of green shamrock leaves to corners of panel, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, inner covers with gilt turn-ins of purple suede and purple silk doublures. A superb set.

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        Réimpression de l'Architecture française de Jacques-François Blondel (1752-1756), exécutée sous les auspices du ministère de l'instruction publique et des beaux-arts sous le contrôle de MM. Guadet et Pascal.

      - Paris, Librairie centrale des beaux-arts, Emile Lévy, s.d. (1904-1905). 4 forts volumes in-folio, reliures papier à la cuve sur dos toilé, pièces de titre sur les dos et les premiers plats (dos abîmés, volumes en partie débrochés, sinon bons exemplaires). Illustré de 502 planches hors-texte (496 + 3 supplémentaires + 3 en double) sur les 498 annoncées. 2 des planches annoncées manquent (dans l'exemplaire numérisé de la bibl. d'Heidelberg, une de ces deux planches manque). * 23 kg * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Maitre du Monde. - Un drame en Livonie.

      S.D. (1904), Hetzel - Grand in-8 ( 280 X 185 mm ) de 215-252 pages, cartonnage de percaline polychrome de léditeur ( signé Engel, plaque de C. Blancheland ) "à la mappemonde dorée", dos "au phare", 2ème plat type «q», toutes tranches dorées. Illustrations de Georges ROUX dont 12 grandes planches en chromotypographie pour "Maitre du Monde" et 33 illustrations dont hors-texte en sépia de L. BENETT pour "Un drame en Livonie". Première édition. Très bel exemplaire, pur à la gouttière régulière à effet "lingot". Voyages Cartonnage Enfantina Hetzel [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Russo-Japanese War: Naval

      K. Ogawa / By Permission of the Naval Department. Hardcover. Tokyo, 1904. Oblong quarto, cloth, unpaginated. 11 pages of text in Japanese, 8 pp. text in English (lacks pages 5-6 of the English text). With 120 full page photographic plates and a folding map. A very scarce photographic history of the Russo-Japanese war, with striking photographs of the fighting at Port Arthur. Photographs are generally excellent, though there are child drawings to the versos of some of the plates. About ten plates showing marginal tears, one with a clear tape repair, but overall the photographs are in excellent condition free of foxing. The text portions are quite tattered, with various folds and marginal tears. This is the collected edition, OCLC 23762126. There is also an edition in four parts. We have graded it as good, despite the missing page of text and the drawings to the versos, due to the well preserved and complete state of the photographs and map. Extremely scarce, with OCLC locating six copies in multiple entries. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Good. 1904. First Edition.

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        The Call of the Wild

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. Very Good. Signed. Later printing of the first edition. Signed by Jack London on the verso of the front free end paper. Warmly inscribed to previous owner "Dear Jessie: A merry Christmas to you, Affectionately, Jack. / Oakland, Calif, Christmas 1904". Bumped corners, rubbing to cloth at extremities an white "snow" stamping, purple scuff to bottom corner of front cover. Signed copies are rare.

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        The English and Chinese Shoo King. Hua Ying Zhu Shu Ji, Shu Jing He Bian. English and Chinese Shoo King, Annals of the Bamboo Books

      Shanghai : Shanghai Shu Ju, 1904 - Thick octavo, 20.3*14.4*3.7cm, 2 sections combined in 1 volume, 630p. (280+350). Printed on Chinese rice paper, with folded double leaves. Text in ENGLIS and CHINESE. Dated in the Chinese language. Translator and editor not stated, but Worldcat names James Legge as editor and translator. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dynasts. An Epic Drama of the War with Napoleon.

      London, MacMillan. 1904, 1904. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, 3 volumes. Second issue of text as usual. Ownership bookplates to pastedown. An attractive copy bound in half crushed green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, bound within the author's lifetime. With five raised bands to spine, buckram sides, delicate gilt tooling, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate to pastedown. A clean, fine copy, in an elegant Edwardian binding. Purdy .

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        Dialogues de bêtes EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1904. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1904, 11,5x14,5cm, broché. - First Edition of the first book printed under the name Colette alone. Autograph signed by the author. Guards partially shaded and slightly trivial, small discharges adhesive paper margin of half-title page, the presence of a strip of adhesive tape at the top of the back of the title page, tiny bites. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du premier livre imprimé sous le nom de Colette seule. Envoi autographe signé de Colette. Gardes partiellement et légèrement ombrées sans gravité, petites décharges de papier adhésif en marge de la page de faux-titre, présence d'une bande de papier adhésif en tête du verso de la page de titre, infimes piqûres.

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        MADAMA BUTTERFLY (1904). Tragedia giapponese di L.Illica e G.Giacosa. Tratta da J.L.Long e D.Belasco. Libretto d'opera della prima edizione assoluta, in due atti, da eseguirsi al Teatro alla Scala di Milano nella stagione Carnevale - Quaresima 1904. timbro a secco Febbraio 1904.

      RicordiPrima edizione assoluta. Cm.19,8x13,5. Pg.76. Coperta illustrata da Montalti. Con indicazione degli interpreti: Rosina Storchio, Giuseppina Giaconia, Margherita Manfredi, Giovanni Zenatello, Giuseppe De Luca, Gaetano Pini Corsi, Emilio Venturini, Paolo Wulmann, Aurelio Viale, Antonio Volponi, Ettore Gennari, Teresa Alasia, Palmira Maggi, Ersilia Ghissoni. Maestro Concertatore e Direttore d'Orchestra Cleofonte Campanini. Rarissima prima edizione per la rappresentazione scaligera del 17 febbraio 1904, la sera del famoso "fiasco". In tale occasione una delle sorelle di Puccini, Ramelde, scrisse al marito: "Alle due siamo andati a letto e non posso chiudere occhio; e dire che tutti eravamo tanto sicuri! Giacomo, poverino, non l'abbiamo mai veduto perché non si poteva andare sul palcoscenico. Siamo arrivati in fondo non so come. Il secondo atto non l'ho sentito affatto e, prima che l'opera finisse, siamo scappati dal teatro". L'opera fu ripresentata in tre atti, stavolta con grande successo, tre mesi dopo a Brescia. Codice libreria 127518.

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        Der Buntscheck. Ein Sammelbuch herzhafter Kunst für Ohr und Auge deutscher Kinder.

      Schaffstein,, Köln, 1904 - Köln, Schaffstein, 1904. 4°. 56 S., (1) S. (Anzeigen). Mit 10 ganzs. Illustr. u. zahlr. Textillustr. von Ernst Kreidolf, Konrad Ferdinand Edmund von Freyhold, Karl Hofer u. Emil Rudolf Weiss. Farb. illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. (berieben und bestossen, Rücken restauriert, mit einigen Flecken) - ordentliches Exemplar. Huggler 177. - Seebass II, 432. - Schug 514. - Vgl. Cotsen 1724 (für 4.-10. Tsd.). Seltenes Exemplar der einfacheren Ausgabe (neben der handkolorierten Vorzugsausgabe) der ersten 4 Tsd. des avantgardistischen, aparten Kinderbuchs. Da der Verlag trotz grosser Ankündigung (und aus heutiger Sicht unverständlich) anfänglich bloss wenige Exemplare absetzte, half er sich durch den Austausch der Seiten 45/46 mit einer neuen Geschichte bei den noch ungebundenen Exemplaren der Startauflage von 10'000 Stück. Eine Neuauflage erfolgte 1905 od. 1906 (Bibliographien uneins) und ein Faksimile nach der Ausgabe 1904 im Insel Verlag in den 90er Jahren. Gemäss Verlag wurden die Illustrationen "mit zehn Farben und Gold gedruckt, anstatt des bisher üblichen Dreifarbendrucks". Mit vereinzelten Liedern (mit Noten) sowie Texten u. Gedichten von Oskar Wiener, Emanuel von Bodman, Gustav Kühl, Gustav Falke, Paula Dehmel, Emil Weber, Peter Hille, Karl Bienenstein, Richard Dehmel, Detlev von Liliencron, Paul Scheerbart u.a. "Vielleicht neben dem "Fitzebutze" das hervorragendste Dokument des Jugendstils im deutschen Kinderbuch" (Seebass). (berieben und bestossen, Rücken restauriert, mit einigen Flecken) - ordentliches Exemplar. Farb. illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenbd.

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        The Brown Fairy Book

      Longmans, Green and Co, 1904. 1st Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ford, H. J. Book Brown calf with gilt design and lettering. 5 raised bands. Edge rubbed. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Wth 8 coloured plates and numerous illustrations. A nice copy approaching 'Near fine' status. Item Type: Book. No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ford, H. J.. Category: Children; Please contact H4o Books if you require images or further information. Inventory No: 016343. .

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        The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd,, 1904. Sextodecimo. Original buff paper-covered boards, printed in dark green, illustration mounted on front board, illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by Beatrix Potter. Boards slightly bowed, small abrasion to front board, spine cracked but holding, edges lightly spotted; a very good, bright copy. Inscribed by Beatrix Potter on the half-title, "With the compliments of Beatrix Potter". A later printing of Potter's introduction of Peter Rabbit's cousin Benjamin, the fourth of her books to be published. While Potter "was still working on the proofs and final drawings for The Tailor of Gloucester in the summer of 1903, the publishers asked her about another book. She responded to Norman Warne, 'I had been a little hoping too that something might be said about another book, but I did not know that I was the right person to make the suggestion!'" (Grinstein, 81). Potter intentionally shied away from what she regarded as the complexity of Tailor and Squirrel Nutkin when crafting this tale. She "prepared the text with great care, having tried it out on various children she knew" (Linder, 145). Her lovely backgrounds depict the garden at Fawe Park near Keswick, where she spent the summer of 1903. Ultimately, Benjamin Bunny - whose title character shared the name of Potter's own pet rabbit - "may be understood as an epilogue to The Tale of Peter Rabbit. In it, Potter undoes a number of the anxiety elements present in the first story as well as in some in the story of Squirrel Nutkin. In this way she brings about a satisfactory resolution of the two stories, almost as if she were now finishing them with a fairy tale ending" (Grinstein, 81-83).

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        Eigenh. Selbstkarikatur mit U.

      Berlin, 1904. - 140:92 mm. Karikierendes Portrait seiner selbst im Profil. – Alt auf Trägerkarton montiert, der seinerseits auf ein weiteres Trägerpapier montiert ist.

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        MEDICAL UNION NUMBER SIX .

      [New York: The Monograph Press, 1904 - Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-2] 3-60 [61-62: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original dark brown cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A novella narrated by a physician who sailed off to the South Pacific and, after shipwreck and thirty years of isolation among primitive people on Borneo, is rescued by a passing ship and returns to America in 1940. He finds that all doctors have been unionized. (So have clergymen.) He is penniless and must join the union to make a living. As opposition to the union mounts, it goes on strike, releases two million rats inoculated with bubonic plague and, after 60 million fatalities and the reduction of America to a "tenth-rate power," the opposition collapses and the strike is called off. The union has triumphed. "Dystopia brought about by unionization of doctors. Anti- union tract." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 132. A fine copy. (#149335) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Roc-Amadour Etude historique et archéologique EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Lib. G. Baranger & fils, 1904. Fine. Lib. G. Baranger & fils, Paris 1904, 21,5x29cm, relié. - First Edition, one of 25 copies on Japan, leading copies. Binding to bradel half way around cardboard to vellum, flat spine decorated with gilt fillets and enriched with a piece of cherry shagreen mosaic, part of title cherry shagreen with a marginal scratch, frame nets on silver boards, cover preserved , contemporary binding. Illustrated book of 12 plates hors-texte, 1 chromolithographiée and 120 engravings in the text. A small marginal ink without gravity on the first page of the preface, fine copy task. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure à la bradel en demi cartonnage à coins façon vélin, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et enrichi d'une pièce de chagrin cerise mosaïquée, pièce de titre de chagrin cerise comportant une éraflure marginale, encadrement de filets argentés sur les plats, couverture conservée, reliure de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré de 12 planches hors-texte dont 1 chromolithographiée ainsi que de 120 gravures dans le texte.Une petite tache d'encre marginale sans gravité sur la première page de la préface, bel exemplaire. Rare.

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        THE FOOD OF THE GODS AND HOW IT CAME TO EARTH

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,. 1904. original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g.. Very slight spine lean, just a hint of rubbing to cloth along bottom. edges, else a bright, fine copy. A very attractive copy. Copies of. this book signed by Wells are uncommon. (#149933). First edition, first binding. Signed by Wells on the front free endpaper. A publisher's presentation copy with Macmillan's embossed "presentation copy" stamp on the title page. This novel explores "the social consequences of the reckless release of a new discovery: the nutrient Herakleophorbia, which makes all creatures grow to giant size. In the early part of the novel there are many melodramatic encounters between men and giant vermin, but the real theme of the story is the metaphorical and actual division of mankind into two species: 'little people' and giants." - Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 69. Now growing to adulthood, the mental as well as physical giants form a society of their own. They "decide to allow little people to live but expect them to die out." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 130-31. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-167; (1981) 1-176; (1987) 1-99; (1995) 1-99; and (2004) II-1226. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2337. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 796. Clarke, The Tale of the Future (1978), p. 30. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 206. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 226. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 130-31. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 807-12. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15029. Currey, p. 519 (binding A, variant 1). Hammond B9. Wells 24. Wells Society 24.

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        Am Laachersee. [1969/73]. [Original-Ölbild auf Holz / original oil on wood plate].

      0 - Leo Assenmacher, geboren 1904 in Düsseldorf, gestorben 1981 ebenda. Original-Ölbild auf Holz, gerahmt, von Leo Assenmacher signiert (1969), darüber monogrammiert (73). Rückseitig Aufkleber: Mit Adresse von Leo Assenmacher, Titel und Register Nr. 207. Maße Abbildung: 41,5 x 32,0 cm. Rahmen mit Alterungsspuren, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Original oil on wood plate, framed, signed and dated by Leo Assenmacher. Backside label with adress, title an register number of the work. Measure image: 41,5 x 32,0 cm. Frame with light traces of use, otherwise fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. Complete 35 volume set, including index

      Washington, U.S. Govt. print Office, 1904-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Complete 34 volume set from 1904-1937, frontispiece (volumes 9) facsimiles (some folded), with index from 1976. 27 cm Hardcover. Bound in publishers yellow cloth. Index bound in gray cloth. Good bindings. Shelfwear. Soiling to boards. Hinges starting, with some cracked. Bookplates to pastedown of first 34 volumes, with library markings to index volume. Clean, unmarked pages. Only edition of 2000 copies. The text was transcribed from the manuscript journals transferred to the Library of Congress from the Department of State. Recorded during the First and Second Continental Congresses and based on the original manuscript records and Journals, they provide extensive and valuable documentation of the revolutionary era. Some of the material appears in print for the first time here, including the "Secret Journals," the "Rough Journals" and the "Corrected Journals." Each volume contains bibliographical notes and an index. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Contents are: I. 1774. 1904. --II. May 10-Sept. 20, 1775. 1905. --III. Sept. 21-Dec. 30, 1775. 1905. --IV. Jan. 1-June 4, 1776. 1906. --V. June 5-Oct. 8, 1776. 1906. --VI. Oct. 9-Dec. 31, 1776. 1906. --VII. Jan. 1-May 21, 1777. 1907. --VIII. May 22-Oct. 2, 1777. 1907. --IX. Oct. 3-Dec. 31, 1777. 1907. --X. Jan. 1-May 1, 1778. 1908. --XI. May 2-Sept. 1, 1778. 1908. --XII. Sept. 2-Dec. 31, 1778. 1908. --XIII. Jan. 1-April 22, 1779. 1909. --XIV. April 23-Sept. 1, 1779, 1909. --XV. Sept. 2-Dec. 31, 1779. 1909. --XVI. Jan. 1-May 5, 1780. 1910. --XVII. May 8-Sept. 6, 1780. 1910. --XVIII. Sept. 7-Dec. 29, 1780. 1910. --XIX. Jan. 1-April 23, 1781. 1912. --XX. April 24-July 22, 1781. 1912. --XXI. July 23-Dec. 31, 1781. 1912. --XXII. Jan. 1-Aug. 9, 1782. 1914. --XXIII. Aug. 12-Dec. 31, 1782. 1914. --XXIV. Jan. 1-Aug. 29, 1783. 1922. --XXV. Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 1783. 1922. --XXVI. Jan. 1-May 10, 1784. 1928. --XXVII. May 11-Dec. 24, 1784. 1928. --XXVIII. Jan. 11-June 30, 1785. 1933. --XXIX. July 1-Dec. 30, 1785. 1933. --XXX. Jan. 2-July 31, 1786. 1934. --XXXI. Aug. 1-Dec. 31, 1786. 1934. --XXXII. Jan. 17-July 20, 1787. 1936. --XXXIII. July 21-Dec. 19, 1787. 1936. --XXXIV. Jan. 21, 1788-March 2, 1789. 1937.

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

      Hoepli, Milano 1904 - Ex libris al contropiatto con 14 tavv. a colori, 23 disegni a penna e 11 fotografie XVI + 287 p. in-4 m.perg. con tass (conserva copertina anteriore in brossura editoriale)

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        IN THE DWELLINGS OF THE WILDERNESS

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,. 1904. title page printed in red and black, original pictorial tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and white.. Most of the fragile white spine lettering perished, cloth a bit. rubbed at edges, a clean, tight, very good copy of this handsome. book. A major genre rarity. (#149285). First edition. "A team of British archaeologists unearths the mummified remains of an Egyptian princess who was said to be possessed by a demon. Her body disappears during the night and, shortly thereafter, a woman as beautiful as any creature created by God or the devil appears to the workers and beckons to them to follow her into the night. Those who do so are never seen again. When, Deane, the leader of the expedition, ventures into the desert in search of one of the missing men, he becomes lost and is blinded by the sun. Miraculously, he finds his way back to camp. As he nears the excavation 'something' bites him on the shoulder and tries to drink his blood, but he fights it off. Deane and the remaining members of his party depart the next morning, leaving the desert to its secrets. One of the 50 top vampire novels." - Robert Eighteen-Bisang. Despite a somewhat incredulous ending, this vivid, well-written tale of a bloodsucking mummy is a classic of its kind. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s- 1930s 747. Reginald 14000. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 T-69.

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