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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]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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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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        Die Schmetterlinge Europas.Dritte Auflage von Prof. E. Hoffmann's Werk: Die Gross - Schmetterlinge Europas (e) IDEM. Die Raupen der Schmetterlinge Europas.

      Zweite Auflage von Dr. E. Hofmanns gleichnamigem Werke. Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbarthsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1904 - 1910. 4 voll.,(2 di testo + 2 di tavv.) in 4°, leg. coeva in t.tela blu con titoli impressi in oro sul dorso, I e II vol. di testo: pp.(4) - CXXVII - (1) - 385 - (1), pp.(6) - 523 - (1), circa 400 fig. nel testo, qualche annotazione a matita, marginale, nel 1° volume, III e IV vol. di atlanti: pp. (4) e 95 belle tavv. cromolitografate di farfalle della Lith. Kunstanstalt v.Wahler & Schwarz di Stuttgart, ogni tavola con testo esplicativo a fronte, pp. (16) e 60 altrettanto belle tavv. cromolitografate di bruchi (quasi tutte ambientate) della Lith. Anst. v. M. Seeger di Stuttgart. Ottimo esemplare BrM(NH), 859 e 1996. Nissen ZBI, 1973a. La numerazione delle tavv. nel III vol. è la seguente: 1 - 91, 17 b - c, 71 a - b; e nel IV: 1 - 50, 1 - 10. Si tratta dell'ultima e migliore edizione di questa famosa opera di lepidotterologia europea; le tavole illustrano ca. 5500 figure di Lepidotteri ; spesso manca il IV volume di tavole

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        Görcke bei Anklam" 1904, Landstraße mit Bäumen und Wiesen, im Hintergrund Gehöft.

      1904 1904 - Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert „Görcke bei Anklam 9.9.04.". 19,3:28,6 cm. Kleiner Einriß rechts hinterlegt. Seine erste künstlerische Unterweisung erhielt Philipp Franck als Schüler bei dem Zeichenlehrer F. Hoff. 1877-1879 studierte er in Frankfurt am Städelschen Kunstinstitut bei J.H. Hasselhorst (1825-1904) und E. von Steinle (1810-1886). Anschließend nahm er in Kronberg bis 1881 Privatunterricht bei A. Burger (1824-1905). Ein weiterer Mitbegründer der Kronberger Malerkolonie, J.F. Dielmann (1809-1885), mit dem er freundschaftlich verbunden war, riet ihm in Düsseldorf weiterzustudieren. 1881-1887 setzte er seine Studien an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie bei E. von Gebhardt (1838-1925) und E. Dücker (1841-1916) fort. 1888-1890 folgte ein Würzburg-Aufenthalt. Anschließend legte er an der Königlichen Zeichenschule in Berlin die Prüfung als Zeichenlehrer ab. 1891/92 hatte er eine erste Lehrestelle in Halle/Saale. 1892 wurde er als Lehrer an die Staatliche Kunstschule Berlin berufen, 1898 folgte die Berufung zum Professor, 1915-1930 war er dort Direktor. Zwischen 1915 und 1939 unternahm er zahlreiche kleinere Reisen nach Kronberg. 1898 war er Mitbegründer der Berliner Sezession, deren Ausstellungen er regelmäßig beschickte. 1919 wurde er Mitglied der Preußischen Akademie. In dieser Zeit arbeitete er eng mit Max Liebermann (1847-1935) zusammen und wird zum Kreis um L. Corinth (1858-1935) gezählt. Philipp Franck, der eine grundlegende Reform des Zeichenunterrichts in Preußen durchsetzte, verfaßte hierzu zwei Handbücher für den Zeichen- und Kunstunterricht.

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        Pijpelijntjes.

      - Amsterdam, Jacq. van Cleef, 1904. Original wrappers. 220 p. 1st edition. Wrappers with sellotape stripes, faded name on title, but a good copy (professional restoration report added). * A mythical book of modern Dutch literature! This copy of the first edition of Pijpelijntjes, published in June 1904, is one of the very few of which the complete original wraps have been preserved, even including the backstrip.The physician and author A. Aletrino, to whom this openly gay erotic novel was dedicated in print, recognized himself in one of its two main characters ("Sam", Aletrino's nickname). Immediately after publication, along with De Haan's fiancee Johanna van Maarseveen, he bought up the whole edition and destroyed it. Only very few copies escaped destruction. In October 1904, a second, rewritten edition was published. The first edition of Pijpelijntjes is now considered one of the rarest books in the Dutch literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      . 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.

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        Rare Autograph Letter Signed, in English, 2 pp on one 8vo sheet, accompanying signed envelope postmarked, New York, Feb. 28, 1943

      Very Good. Mondrain writes to American Abstract Artists, AAA, founding member Gertrude Greene (1904 - 1956). She and Balcomb Greene (1904-90), her husband, were active proponents of Abstract Art. Gertrude, a painter and sculptor, worked as a gallery attendant at the AAA's first annual exhibition and was the group's first paid employee. The Greenes were active with the AAA committee and worked to gain acceptance of abstract art. Balcomb Greene served as the first president of the AAA whose members included Willem De Kooning, Ad Reinhardt, Lee Krasner, Holtzman and European artists who like Mondrian emigrated to the US including Josef Albers and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Mondrian thanks Greene for her letter and writes, "I am glad to hear you and [Balcomb] both are well. I shall send the $4 dues to Mr. Cavallonl I am very sorry about not showing at the A.A.A. but I don't like to come with old works at a such [sic] important exhibit. Harry Holtzman is still in Kansas waiting for the service, I think. I did not hear from them. Hoping to meet you again at the opening A.A.A. He writes and signs in a large hand, "Piet Mondrian." He signs again in the return address on the back of the accompanying envelope, "P. Mondrian." The letter is slightly trimmed at the bottom edge. Gertrude Glass Greene was an abstract artist from New York City. American Abstract Artists (AAA) was formed in 1936 in New York City, to promote and foster public understanding of abstract art. American Abstract Artists exhibitions, publications, and lectures helped to establish the organization as a major forum for the exchange and discussion of ideas, and for presenting abstract art to a broader public. The AAA had a historic role in establishing avant-garde art in the US and is one of the few artists' organizations to survive from the Great Depression and into the 21st century. Harry Holtzman (1912 - 1987) was an American artist and founding member of the American Abstract Artists group. As executor of Mondrian's Estate, Holtzman continued his involvement with Mondrian's art and in 1983 he co-edited a volume of Mondrian's complete essays. During the German Blitz of London in 1940, Holtzman arranged for Mondrian to come to New York, where he arrived that October. Giorgio Cavallon (1904-1989) was a founding member of the American Abstract Artists and a pioneer Abstract Expressionist.

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        The works of Thomas Nashe / edited from the original texts by Ronald B. McKerrow. [complete in 4 volumes]

      London : A. H. Bullen, 1904-1908 - Limited edition: no. 254/750 copies printed. 4 vols.; 23cm. Subjects: English literature - Early modern, 1500-1700. Notes: Vol. 4 includes errata noticed in vols. 1-3 on final page. This 4-volume set does not include the supplementary volume which features the memoir and glossarial index. Contents: v. 1. The anatomie of absvrditie. A covntercvffe given to Martin Ivnior. The retvrne of Pasqvill. The first parte of Pasqvils apologie. Pierce Penilesse his svpplication to the divell. Strange newes of the intercepting certaine letters. The terrors of the night. --v. 2. Christs tears over Iervsalem.The vnfortvnate traveller. The tragedie of Dido. --v. 3. Have with yov to Saffron-Walden. Nashes lenten stvffe. Svmmers last will and testament. Shorter pieces. Doubtful works. --v. 4. Notes Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Minor library marks remain. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. 4 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paris In Pen And Picture : An Illustrated Album Of The French Capital

      Paris, France: Brentano's, 1904 No Edition, Date Or Printing Stated. The Book Is Bound In Green Cloth With Embossed Gilt Lettering And Decoration On The Front And Spine. Gilt Stamped Seal Of Paris On The Front. Marbled Endpapers. All Edges Gilt. 40 Leaves Of Plates : Ill. ; 28 X 37 Cm. Statement On The Dedication Page: Dedicated By Special Permission To His Excellency General Horace Porter, Ll.D. United States Ambassador To France. 1897-1905 Written In Ink Below The Dedication. The Cover Has Moderate Edge Wear. The Text Is Cracked At The Arc De Triomphe.

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        La Via Appia dalla Porta Capena al grande Sepolcro dei Messala e Cotta al VI miglio (Casal Rotondo). Descritta e corredata di numerose tavole e piante secondo gli studi e i rilievi dei più insigni archeologi .

      Cooperativa Poligrafica Editrice, Roma 1904 - 88 con 44 tavv.f.t.a piena pagina e una carta topografica grande ripiegata itineraria dei monumenti a fine volume p. oblungo 17x24 cm

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        A History of Monmouthshire from the coming of the Normans into Wales down to the present Time COMPLETE SET IN TWELVE PARTS

      London: Mitchell Hughes and Clark, 1904. COMPLETE SET IN TWELVE PARTS, original cloth backed boards hardcover, dated 1904-1933, minor browning to board edges, minor spotting to spines, otherwise a very clean, complete and near fine set of this comprehensive work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Two Years Before The Mast

      London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, 1904. - Two Years Before The Mast Illustrated by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. DANA, R[ichard] H[enry]. Two Years Before The Mast. London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, [September, 1904]. First edition, first issue. Octavo (7 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches; 181 x 121 mm.). 304 pp. Title-page printed in black without any mention of Arthur Rackham. Eight color plates (all with page numbers in lower right-hand corner).Original red cloth, front cover pictorially stamped with a representation of a whaling ship, with the name SCUD plainly visible on the bows. The ship has three men standing in the bow waiting for a canoe with two Indians, allin dark blue, black and white. The title is in dark blue with white shadows. The spine has a picture of an Indian in blue and white, and the title is in a gold panel with the author's name in full in dark blue below. Some light pencil lining and light marginal foxing throughout, neat repair to inner margin of color-plate facing page 33, otherwise a near fine copy of this rather scarce little book.Latimore and Haskell, page 23. Riall, page 57. Note: There are several bindings of this book. The one at hand seems to combine characteristics from several issues described by Latimore and Haskell. Riall mentions an earlier September 1904 issue, bound in green or pink cloth. The illustrations in the September issue have the number of the page they illustrate in the lower right-hand corner, while there are no page numbers on the plates of the December issue. Later editions have only the name "R.H. Dana" on the spine.This book has always been a bibliographic puzzle, but we are certain that this is one of the earliest printings from September 1904.We have sold (more than thirty years ago) a December 1904 copy with the "Scud" picture on the front cover and with the authors name in full on the spine BUT the title-page was printed in red and black and none of the plates had the page number in the lower right hand corner. This copy had a school prize label dated December 1904.Included is a copy of a book by Captain Mayne Reid entitled The Scalp Hunters: A Romance of Northern Mexico. London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, [n.d.] but ca. 1904. This book is bound in the same red cloth and has the identical design to Two Years Before the Mast on the front cover and the spine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE WORKS

      London. Macmillan and Co -1916 1904 - 25 titles bound in 26 volumes, octavo 6 1/2 x 5 1/2. All the major titles including the two Jungle Books, Just So Stories, Stalky & Co, Kim, Plain Tales from the Hills etc. Slight variation in size as this is a collection of varying editions all published by Macmillan, bound uniformly rather than a standard set. VERY HANDSOMELY UNIFORMLY LEATHER BOUND FOR HATCHARDS IN FINE HALF RED MOROCCO WITH RAISED BANDS AND GILT LINES. Some volumes illustrated. Condition good. A fine early leather bound collection of Kipling's works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Untersuchungen über die Leitungsbahnen des Truncus cerebri und ihren Zusammenhang mit denen der Medulla spinalis und des Cortex cerebri

      Jena: Fischer, 1904. Lewandowsky, Max (1876-1918). Untersuchungen über die Leitungsbahnen des Truncus cerebri und ihren Zusammenhang mit denen der Medulla spinalis und des Cortex cerebri. [6], 63-150pp. 13 photographic plates. Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1904. 360 x 278 mm. Modern cloth, original printed wrappers bound in. Very good copy. First Edition of Lewandowsky?s atlas of the neurovasculature of the brainstem and its connection with that of the spinal medulla and cerebral cortex. The atlas is illustrated with 13 photographic plates containing numerous images of brain sections taken from experimental animals. Lewandowsky, a German neurologist, is best known for coining the term ?blood-brain barrier? to describe the permeability barrier separating the circulating blood from the fluid in the central nervous system.

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        Wanderings in the Great Forests of Borneo.: Travels and Researches of a Naturalist in Sarawak.

      London 1904 - An important book by one of the great botanical explorers of the nineteenth century. Beccari collected some 800 bird skins including 40 hitherto unrecorded species in Sarawak during 1865-67. Original cloth, gilt, minor wear to head and tail of spine, pencil annotation on rear end-paper. A very good copy. First edition pp.xxiv, 423, 61 illustrations, 3 folding maps.

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        Sarah Whitman. Novick 12.22 [Noting only a newspaper printing and not this one]

      Presentation copy of the eulogies (one by Holmes) delivered at the service of the famed Boston artist, Sarah Whitman, long time friend and neighbor of the Justice, in pencil on the title "Helen C[hoate] Bell / 14 Chestnut St / from O W Holmes". Cloth-backed gray black-printed boards, the spine gilt, the fore and bottom edges untrimmed, tiny wear at the corners, but quite an appealing copy. The Merrymount Press, Boston, 1904.

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        [Engine Company No. 126. Manuscript Log Book: 1902-1904]

      New York: n.p., 1904. First edition. Brown cloth and leather. Binding fair to good-only, spine mostly chipped, backstrip loosening, leather mostly worn with large chips at corners and along spine; very good clean contents, leaves just browning at edges, a few leaves with creased corners.. [24], 800 pp. Four hundred daily reports on fires and other actions of Engine Company 126, running from December 9, 1902, through May 23, 1904). Engine Company 126 (originally No. 26 and currently No. 226) was located in Boerum Hill at 409 State Street in a 1889 simple brick building embellished with corbelled brick and a cast-iron crest (AIA Guide to New York City, B16). It consisted of one engine and one hose wagon and was part of the very overworked and understaffed Brooklyn and Queens Command which had experienced a 13% increase in fires without any additional staff. No. 26 covered "Long Island College Hospital, all of the stores in the shopping district, Packer Institute, Polytechnic Institute, the court houses and City Hall, and several other schools, asylums and orphanages, and other civic, commercial and private buildings. They were also responsible for the huge grain elevators on the shores of the Erie Basin.... With all of the important buildings in the area, this engine company was busy and on constant alert. On the night of December 26, 1902, the engine responded to a call about a fire at the Arbuckle Cooperage, at 214 Plymouth Street, in what is now Dumbo. Three firefighters lost their lives when a wall of the building collapsed on them. The cooperage made barrels, and was surrounded by other factories including those that manufactured paint, a cork factory, a brewery and a machine shop, all of which had flammable materials and could have easily also caught fire and exploded. Two of the men were from other firehouses, but Engine 26 lost Lt. William Jeffrey, who was crushed in the collapse," (Brownstoner, Blog of 1/2/15) The fire and the death of William Jeffrey is reported on pp. 41-42 of the logbook. Less than a month later an act of heroism in Engine Company 126 stood out and was noted in the Fire Department's Annual Report: of the dozen or so Roll Of Merit mentions for Rescues at Personal Risk, in Line of Duty. "January 13, 1903-By Foreman Thomas F. O'Connor, Engine Company 126. At the fire at No. 486 Atlantic Avenue, at 2.17 A. M., Station 57, Foreman Thomas F. O'Connor, Engine Company 126, rescued Miss Jennie Rakestow, age fourteen years; Miss Lottie Rakestow, age sixteen years, and Mrs. Emily Rakestow, age forty-eight years, from the third floor front room, by scaling ladder. On the arrival of Engine Company 126 the fire was under good headway in the building, and exit by stairway was impossible. Screams were heard coming from the upper portion of the building, but no persons could be seen from the street, on account of the dense smoke from the fire. Foreman O'Connor ascended the scaling ladder to the third story window and discovered the above-named persons being rapidly overcome by smoke and heat. The window casings were frozen, and the inmates were unable to open them. They had broken one of the windows to obtain fresh air. The Foreman broke the balance of the glass in the framework of the window, and carried them down the scaling ladder to the street with considerable difficulty, for the reason that they had become somewhat hysterical, causing the ladder to sway from side to side. Were it not for the bravery and good judgment displayed by Foreman O'Connor the rescued persons might have been seriously injured by falling from the ladder," (Report of the Fire Department of the City of New York for the Year 1903, pp. 232-233). O'Connor would receive a gold metal for this action. The fire is reported in the logbook on page 62, and the details of the rescue on page 63 under additional comments. The building, then the home of Hyman Rose's clothing store, was saved and is currently the location of the Dar Us Salam Bookstore.

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        Engine Company No. 126. Manuscript Log Book: 1902-1904]

      n.p., New York 1904 - [24], 800 pp. Four hundred daily reports on fires and other actions of Engine Company 126, running from December 9, 1902, through May 23, 1904). Engine Company 126 (originally No. 26 and currently No. 226) was located in Boerum Hill at 409 State Street in a 1889 simple brick building embellished with corbelled brick and a cast-iron crest (AIA Guide to New York City, B16). It consisted of one engine and one hose wagon and was part of the very overworked and understaffed Brooklyn and Queens Command which had experienced a 13% increase in fires without any additional staff. No. 26 covered "Long Island College Hospital, all of the stores in the shopping district, Packer Institute, Polytechnic Institute, the court houses and City Hall, and several other schools, asylums and orphanages, and other civic, commercial and private buildings. They were also responsible for the huge grain elevators on the shores of the Erie Basin. With all of the important buildings in the area, this engine company was busy and on constant alert. On the night of December 26, 1902, the engine responded to a call about a fire at the Arbuckle Cooperage, at 214 Plymouth Street, in what is now Dumbo. Three firefighters lost their lives when a wall of the building collapsed on them. The cooperage made barrels, and was surrounded by other factories including those that manufactured paint, a cork factory, a brewery and a machine shop, all of which had flammable materials and could have easily also caught fire and exploded. Two of the men were from other firehouses, but Engine 26 lost Lt. William Jeffrey, who was crushed in the collapse," (Brownstoner, Blog of 1/2/15) The fire and the death of William Jeffrey is reported on pp. 41-42 of the logbook. Less than a month later an act of heroism in Engine Company 126 stood out and was noted in the Fire Department's Annual Report: of the dozen or so Roll Of Merit mentions for Rescues at Personal Risk, in Line of Duty. "January 13, 1903-By Foreman Thomas F. O'Connor, Engine Company 126. At the fire at No. 486 Atlantic Avenue, at 2.17 A. M., Station 57, Foreman Thomas F. O'Connor, Engine Company 126, rescued Miss Jennie Rakestow, age fourteen years; Miss Lottie Rakestow, age sixteen years, and Mrs. Emily Rakestow, age forty-eight years, from the third floor front room, by scaling ladder. On the arrival of Engine Company 126 the fire was under good headway in the building, and exit by stairway was impossible. Screams were heard coming from the upper portion of the building, but no persons could be seen from the street, on account of the dense smoke from the fire. Foreman O'Connor ascended the scaling ladder to the third story window and discovered the above-named persons being rapidly overcome by smoke and heat. The window casings were frozen, and the inmates were unable to open them. They had broken one of the windows to obtain fresh air. The Foreman broke the balance of the glass in the framework of the window, and carried them down the scaling ladder to the street with considerable difficulty, for the reason that they had become somewhat hysterical, causing the ladder to sway from side to side. Were it not for the bravery and good judgment displayed by Foreman O'Connor the rescued persons might have been seriously injured by falling from the ladder," (Report of the Fire Department of the City of New York for the Year 1903, pp. 232-233). O'Connor would receive a gold metal for this action. The fire is reported in the logbook on page 62, and the details of the rescue on page 63 under additional comments. The building, then the home of Hyman Rose's clothing store, was saved and is currently the location of the Dar Us Salam Bookstore. Binding fair to good-only, spine mostly chipped, backstrip loosening, leather mostly worn with large chips at corners and along spine; very good clean contents, leaves just browning at edges, a few leaves with creased corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        UN MAZZETTO SCELTO DI CERTI FIORETTI

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1904. ONE OF 150 COPIES on paper (and 25 on vellum) n. Hardcover. 300 x 220 mm (11 7/8 x 8 5/8"). 2 p.l., 40 pp. ONE OF 150 COPIES on paper (and 25 on vellum). Original holland-backed blue paper boards, titling on upper board and on paper spine label. In a chemise inside an appealing morocco-backed slipcase. With 10 one- and two-column woodcut illustrations drawn by Charles M. Gere and engraved by W. H. Hooper. Chapter headings and initials printed in red, the initials designed by Graily Hewitt. Hornby 19; Franklin, pp. 76-84 and 237. Minor soiling to covers and spine, but INTERNALLY PRISTINE. This is an appealing copy of Hornby's first foray into the writings of the much-loved Saint Francis, featuring stories of his early disciples. Among the tales selected here are the conversion of the three thieves and the miraculous transformation of the wolf from predator to gentleman. The "Canticle of the Sun," composed by Francis himself, is also here. Even though it is not thick, the volume has a stately page, beautiful printing, and charming illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Paris, 20. IX. 1904. - 8vo. 1 page. Letter to his friend art collector Maurice Gaugnat: „I have returned to Paris and I would like to finish the backgrounds of the paintings as soon as possible. I hope to see you one of these days." In fine condition. A crisply-penned letter with desirable art-related content.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Salvador Dali - SIGNED postcard

      no publisher - Salvador Dali : (1904-1989) Spanish Surrealist Painter. Signed 3.5 x 4.5 colour postcard photograph by Dali. The image depicts Dali in a half length pose, sitting in front of a canvas, with a paintbrush in his hand. Signed in blue ink, with his surname only, to a clear area at the head of the image. Neatly trimmed, only very slightly touching the signature, otherwise VG [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd PBFA]
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        Un Mazzetto Scelto di Certi Fioretti del Glorioso Poverello di Cristo San Francesco di Assisi Insieme col Cantico al Sole del Medesimo

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1904. One of 125 copies on Batchelor 'hammer and anvil' paper, there were 20 copies printed on vellum. With woodcuts engraved by W.H. Hooper from drawings by Charles Gere's which are a pastiche of Florentine woodcuts. Printed in Subiaco type in two columns in red and black. Red initials printed from blocks designed by Graily Hewitt. Large 4to., bound in handsome full red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. A few tiny spots of wear on the binding, otherwise an extremely good copy. Chelsea, Ashendene Press. 1904. Much larger than any of the previous books and a really well-balanced and beautifully designed book with a satisfying use of red ink and the two-column style. Booklabel of Clarence B. Hanson

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        St. Helena. IDWO 1853

      Intelligence Division War Office. ND. -41 1904 - Large (61 x 76 cm) colour printed map overall 70 x 89 cm., Heliozincographed at the Ordnance Survey Office. Scale of two and half inches to the mile. Small section (2 x 4 cm) repaired in margin lower left. Price of Three Shillings crossed through in pencil and repriced at 4/6 (four shillings and sixpence)

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        Seven Original Photographs, with related material

      A fascinating collection of seven images taken and printed by Lewis W. Hine, several of his nephew George C. Rich, all of which came from the estate of Rich himself (Hine married Sara Ann Rich in 1904, George was the son of her brother Walter). In 1908 Hine became the photographer for the The National Child Labor Committee, and by all accounts his photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States, particularly in mills, mines, and factories. In his efforts, he apparently utilized his nephew as a subject for his photographs illustrating child labor.As follows:1. Approximately 5" x 7" gold-toned platinum portrait print on textured paper stock of an adolescent George C. Rich in cap. About fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "George Rich by Lewis Hine."2. Approximately 5" x 7" gelatin silver portrait print of an adolescent George C. Rich in cap. Small chip in upper right corner, very good. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "George C. Rich Picture by Lewis Hine." Note this is the identical image to #1 in a different photographic process.3. Approximately 5" x 7" gold-toned platinum portrait print of George C. Rich posed in profile. About fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "George C. Rich Picture by Lewis Hine."4. Approximately 4" x 6" gelatin silver portrait print of W.C. Rich (George C. Rich's father). Small paper remnant on verso, about fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "W. C. Rich Picture by Lewis Hine."5. Approximately 5.75" x 3.75" albumen print of a tractor in the field harvest. Very slightly faced, else about fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: " Combing Oats. Hine Photo."6. Approximately 5.75" x 3.75" albumen print of men, women, and children (one of whom might be George Rich) in a swimming hole in a rather desolate looking landscape. Very slightly faced, else about fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "Swimming Hole Garland. Hine Photo."7. Approximately 10" x 8" gelatin silver print of a man driving two cows on a road against a rural landscape. Nicks in three corners, not really affecting the image, otherwise a very deep and rich image, near fine. Signed on verso by "Lewis W. Hine (Delaware County, N.Y.)", and below that, written in Rich's hand: "Property of George & Doeretta Rich. Franklin, N.Y."With:8. Pamphlet: "For Child Labor Day 1921." New York: The National Child Labor Committee, 1921. Octavo. 13[3]pp. Relief half-tone photographically-illustrated stapled self-wrappers. Both front and back cover feature the same photographic image of a grinning young George C. Rich dressed in ragged overalls and a straw hat, with the photographer identified in print as Lewis W. Hine. Near fine. Written in Rich's hand on rear cover: "Property of G&D Rich."9. Hanging relief half-tone photographically-illustrated card with attached calendar for 1921, featuring the same image of Rich as on #8. Approximately 5.5" x 9". New York: Compliments of The National Child Labor Committee, 1921. Lacking the calendar leaves for January thru April, punch hole on top broken through, about very good.10. Identical to #9 (except condition). Hanging relief half-tone photographically-illustrated card with attached calendar for 1921, featuring the same image of Rich as on #8. Approximately 5.5" x 9". New York: Compliments of The National Child Labor Committee, 1921. Calendar leaves are all present, but chipping and trimming at the upper margins of the card, thus good only. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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