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        Notes on the early history of the dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry

      Dublin : Hodges, Figgis - 1904. Hardcover. . 8vo original cloth.Nice clean copy. . . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookshop and Art Galleries Ltd.]
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        California and its Missions: Their History to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (2 volumes)

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

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        The Trail of The Dead.

      London; Ward, Lock and Co. 1904 - First edition. 8vo. Publisher's dark grey cloth boards titled in gilt and decorated in red with onlay paper illustration to front board. Minor edgewear, light scuffing to extremities, very good indeed. Light bumping and a little fraying to spine ends. Solid and handsome. Internally clean. A scarce title from a man who was a collaborator of Wodehouse and a friend of Arthur Conan Doyle, credited with providing the inspiration for the legendary Holmes adventure "The Hound of The Baskervilles." and the creator of Holmesian detective "Addington Peace." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        Fritz Kochers Aufsätze,

      Insel Verlag, Lepzig, 1904 - 128 Seiten mit 11 Illustrationen von Karl Walser Erstausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung Walsers. Auch ist dieses Buch die erste Buchgestaltung und BuchIllustration Karl Walsers. Orangefarbener Pappeinband. Besitzervermerk im vorderen Vorsatz. Buchschnitt etwas staubig. Farbkopfschnitt. Insgesamt in einem guten und sammelwürdigen Erhaltungszustand. Vitrine 1/2/ WZ Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 207 Erstausgabe dieses ersten Romans von R. Walser. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Bible d'Amiens EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1904. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1904, 12x19cm, broché. - first edition of the translation, notes and the preface prepared by Marcel Proust, a copy of the first issue numbered the press. Precious autograph signed by the author Baroness Pierrebourg "... tribute of respectful gratitude ..." Restorations and lack met the first sheets, nice copy the fragile paper. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction, des notes et de la préface établies par Marcel Proust, un des exemplaire de première émission numérotés à la presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à la baronne de Pierrebourg : "... hommage de respectueuse reconnaissance..." Restaurations et manque comblés aux premiers feuillets, agréable exemplaire au papier fragile.

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

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

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        Through the Highlands of Siberia

      London: Rowland Ward, 1904. First . Hardcover. VG. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 259 pp, ill, fold out map, zebra end papers. Wild sheep in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia and in Siberia. Excellent appendix on outfitting for wild sheep hunting in Mongolia. A book with much information that still rings true. A very scarce and desirable title in first ed. VG copy, mild corner and spine tips wear, almost imperceptible soiling at top front board.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Maître du monde - Un drame en Livonie

      Paris: Hetzel, 1904. Fine. Hetzel, Paris 1904, 18x28cm, cartonnage de l'éditeur. - Adorned with 80 illustrations Benett, including 12 etchings chromotypography and a color map and two noir.Cartonnage publisher Hetzel "portrait stuck" in full red calico signed A. Lenègre first polychrome board signed Souze representing various ways Edition locomotion (tank, locomotive, ships), a portrait of the author in sepia tones pasted in the center, various navigational instruments accented with gold in the foreground, second flat type "e" as indicated by Jauzac back decorated with several color illustrations and gold, pages backgrounds blue guard, all slices dorées.spine uniformly irradiated with a small tear in the rear, the first flat colors somewhat faded, a few small spots on the second board caps and corners slightly frottés.Quelques tiny foxing on the first and last sheets as often. --- 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] Première édition in-8 ornée d'illustrations de George Roux et Benett, dont 12 gravures en chromotypographie et d'une carte en couleurs. Cartonnage éditeur Hetzel "au globe doré" en pleine percaline rouge signé Engel, premier plat polychrome signé Blanchelant, second plat de type "i" comme indiqué par Jauzac, dos au phare, pages de garde bleues d'origines, toutes tranches dorées. Exemplaire très légèrement gauchis, quelques traces blanches sur le second plat, coiffes un peu frottées et dos un peu passé. Nombreuses rousseurs sur les premiers et derniers feuillets, comme souvent et gardes bleues un peu passées.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington

      New York: Grolier Club. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition, one of 425 copies. Blue paper boards with cream spine and gilt imprint. Light soil with sunning on spine. Soil on top edge. Light foxing spots on endpapers and deckle edges; interiors of pages not foxed. Uncut. Frontispiece, color seal of Grolier Club on title page. 21 plates of portraits with tissue in this volume of over 800 entries. Proem, index, and checklist cross-referencing another list of portraits by Baker. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 406 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        The Colored Regulars in the United States Army with a Sketch of the History of the Colored American, and an Account of His Services in the Wars of the Country, from the Period of the Revolutionary War to 1899; introductory Letter from Lieutenant-General Nelson A. Miles

      Philadelphia: A.M.E. Book Concern, 1904. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. frontis, photos, maps, 344p. Red cloth. 22cm. Moderate cover wear. White cover lettering mostly gone. Gift inscription. Former owner's name stamp on front endpaper and on all three sides of page edges. No Jacket. Most of this extremely scarce book is devoted to the exploits of African American troops during the Spanish-American War.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Newfoundland Poems, "Home, Sweet Home"

      [Harbour Grace, Nfld.] : Standard Press,, Newfoundland 1904 - 36 pages, plus 6 pps adverts, quite interesting adverts including the full page for the Newfoundland mails, 12 mo., Stiff wraps. Note a few peripheral rips to covers, 2 also to last 2 pages, approx 1/8 inches, small bump to lower spine, pages very evenly toned, or might be original color, else vg+, tightly bound, no stains or other problems. Two things, first, this is the only copy of this book that seems recorded. If you are a big alum of a Canadian institution, might be a nice gift, as a few have this in microform, none in the original. U Toronto has the only recorded copy of the 1908 second edition, that too being rather elusive. WC has no hits, nor LOC. Second, nice content, a lot of patriotic tone, but also meat, odes to people, ships, and events, written over 25 years, some fair grist for the historian, like 'The Trinity Bay Tragedy', or 'The SS Greenland Tragedy'. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Valhalla Booksellers]
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        Journals of the Continental Congress. 34 Vols. 1904-1937 Complete set

      1904 - Indispensable Primary Record of the Continental Congress Ford, Worthington C., Primary Editor. Journals of the Continental Congress 1774-1789. Edited From the Original Records in the Library of Congress. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904-1937, 1976. 34 volumes and 1 index volume. Complete set. Plates, illustrations, facsimiles, three folding facsimiles in pocket at rear of Volume One. Original tan cloth, moderate shelfwear and soiling. Index volume bound in buckram, negligible shelfwear. Internally clean, a few hinges cracked, some signatures unopened. Ex-library. Bookplates to pastedowns of most volumes, location numbers to a few spines. A nice set. * 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. Laid into volume one is a handbill concerning this title's distribution: "the entire work may comprise 14 or 15 volumes and the publication extends over 5 or 6 years." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        In Residence: the Don's Guide to Cambridge

      Cambridge: Elijah Johnson,, 1904. Octavo. Original blue wrappers, titles to front cover in blue, pages uncut. With the glassine jacket. Wrappers sunned and mildly foxed, edges of text block foxed. An excellent copy in the jacket with some shallow chips to extremities. First edition, first impression, with the scarce jacket. A collection of Crowley's early poetry, including 20 twenty pages of humorous advertisements for works by Crowley, as well as the detachable entry form for a competition which Crowley held for the best essay to be written on his own works. It was won by won by J. F. C. Fuller, whose essay is said to have been the only entry.

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        The Novels. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. With an introduction by Austin Dobson.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1901-1904 - 5 volumes, octavo (185 × 122 mm). Finely bound by Riviere & Son in blue half calf, titles and centre tool to spines in compartments separarted by raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. The occasional minor blemish, couple of tiny nicks to spines, an excellent set. With black and white illustrations. A handsomely bound and illustrated set of Austen's novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Huitième Série. Tome premier (1904) - Tome trentième (1913). Band 1-30 zuzüglich eines Registerbandes (= 31 Bände, alles erschienene, komplett). Erstausgaben.

      Masson et Cie. Editeurs de l'Académie de Médecine 1904-1913, Paris - 28 klammergeheftete Halbledereinbände und drei klammergeheftete Halbleineneinbände mit Leder-/ Leinenecken, goldener Rückenbeschriftung und teilweise mit Schmuckvorsätzen. Ein Teil der Bände hat dreiseitigen Sprengschnitt, ein Teil dreiseitig marmorierte Buchschnitte, die übrigen Bände ohne Schnittschmuck. Mit Illustrationen im Text und fünf Tafeln. Die Einbände der achten (und letzten) Serie unter diesem Titel (ab 1914 erschienen die Chemie- und Physikteile als eigenständige, voneinander getrennte Fachzeitschriften)durchweg mit deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren. Die buchbinderische Verarbeitung und Materialwahl schlechter als bei den vorangegangenen Serien. Alle Bände mit (teils deutlichen) Bereibungen bzw. teilweise nahezu gänzlich abgeriebenen Rückenoberledern, sowie mit Einrissen an den Falzen in verschiedenen Graden, teilweise Rückenfehlstellen, der Rücken des 5. Bandes komplett restauriert, drei Bände später in kaschierte Leinwand nachgebunden, das Papier allg. altersgemäß nachgedunkelt, einzelne lose Seiten in wenigen Bänden (nach Kollation keine fehlenden Seiten, alles komplett vorhanden), einzelne Bleistiftanstreichungen im Text, wenige Seiten mit Knick oder Fleck oder Randeinriss (eínzelne Seitenränder vom Buchbinder restauriert), nahezu alle Bände mit Bibliotheksstempel auf Vortitel- oder Titelblättern, wenige mit Stempel des Buchschnitts bzw. Hinterdeckels, im Inneren mit einigen Abstrichen durchweg guter Erhaltungszustand, der Zustand der Einbände reicht von gut bis ausreichend. In dieser Vollständigkeit äusserst selten. Die Annales de Chimie et de Physique ist eine naturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, die in Paris im Jahre 1789 unter ihrem ursprünlichen dem Titel Annales de Chimie gegründet wurde. Einer der frühen Editoren war der französische Chemiker Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier (1743–1794). (wikipedia) In französischer Sprache. 17655 pages. 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy Volumes 1-24

      London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1904. All volumes: Hard cover slightly worn, rubbed on edges and some boards; Uneven page block. Contents sound and bright and tight throughout. Each volume has a plastic jacket for protection. . First Edition. hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.

      [Bookseller: PsychoBabel & Skoob Books]
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        A Farm in Fairyland [Presentation Copy]

      Dodd, Mead and Company, New York 1904 - Original beige cloth with superb illustration on cover stamped in black with the pool filled in gilt, spine stamped in gilt. Inscribed by Eugene Field to the famous Chicago publisher Irving Way (Way and Williams) on front free fly: "To Master Irving Way, from Santa Claus, Dec. 1894." Twelve superb full-page plates by Laurence Housman. Covers slightly browtoned on spine, smudge on back, else very good or better. First American edition, using sheets from English edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        From England to the Antipodes & India: – 1846 to 1902, with startling revelations, or 56 years of my life in the Indian Mutiny, Police & Jails.

      Madras: printed at the A. L. V. Press, 1904 - An extremely readable and amusing account of a long and varied career "with never a furlough to Europe, nor a residence in a hill station, a record which I do not think has ever been beaten in India." Having enlisted in the 46th Regiment of Foot, the author embarked in 1847 as a guard on a convict ship bound for Hobart, Tasmania. In 1849 his regiment was posted to Calcutta and for the next 48 years he moved frequently around north and south India. Tyrell's account is full of fascinating detail: at Kanpur "The guavas especially were the largest and finest I had ever seen, and could be obtained for an anna a dozen"; at Kalpi "At the back of the camp was a nullah in which half the men had bathed, and curious to relate scores of fish floated up dead afterwards"; at Saugor "The Brigadier used to carry 25 cigars on his person before starting on each day's march, and would never think that a proper day's march had been done until all the cigars were finished". The author took a gruesome interest in executions, several of which he describes: "The total cost of an execution to Government in the Salem Central Jail was Rs. 2 for the hangman, besides the value of the rope, and a piece of jail wove cloth made into a cap to cover the condemned man's face." COPAC records one copy only, at the British Library, of an edition printed at Madras by Thompson & Co. in 1902. Tyrell also provides an account of his service on the convict vessel "Marion" from Chatham to Van Dieman's Land in 1847 (pp.8-14). Bound in recent half calf. With last leaf misbound between pp. 336-7.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais Doctor in Physick Containing Five Books of the Lives, Heroick Deeds & Sayings of Gargantua and His Sonne Pantagruel Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. Complete in 2 volumes

      London: Grant Richards, 1904. First edition thus.. Hardback. 4to. (11.25 x 8.75 inches). Volume I: pp.xlii, (1, blank), (1, illustration), 377, (1, blank). Volume II: pp.xliv, 350, (2, blank). b/w photogravure frontispiece to each volume, with tissue guard. to volume II only. Volume I: 55 full-page illusts, 59 grotesque heads, and 26 vignettes. Volume II: 43 full-page illusts, 35 grotesque heads, and 34 vignettes. Half-titles, and titles pages in red and black. Original white buckram pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt; others uncut. Pictorial endpapers printed in red. Cloth soiled, with marks. Front inner hinges pulled to both volumes, and rear inner hinge pulled to volume I. Owner's name in ink to t.p. to volume I and half-title page to volume II. Pictorial endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and extrems. Light scattered spotting and foxing throughout. A Very Good set. Heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Courier in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Leipzig, 6. X. 1904.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. Wohl an einen Redakteur des "Kunstwart": "Gestatten Sie mir, daß ich mir erlaube, Ihnen eine Separatausgabe meiner unlängst in den 'Signalen' erschienenen, größeren Studie 'Die deutsche musikalische Renaissancebewegung des 19 Jhs.' zur gefl. Prüfung und Besprechung im KW ergebenst vorzulegen [...]". - Der Sohn des Komponisten Rudolph Niemann studierte in Leipzig Komposition bei Humperdinck und Reinecke und Musikwissenschaft bei Hugo Riemann. Nach seiner Promotion zunächst als Musikschriftsteller tätig, verfaßte er u. a. Biographien von Brahms und Sibelius und arbeitete als Musikkritiker für Leipziger Zeitungen. Später widmete er sich zunehmend - ab 1917 nahezu ausschließlich - der Komposition, wirkte aber auch als Pianist. - Mit schwarzem Trauerrand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        In the Supreme Court of the United States, October Term, 1903...

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

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        Illuminated Manuscript: "At a Meeting of The Board of Directors of the National Bank of Commerce in New York held Wednesday, February third, 1904, the following Minute was adopted. The Sudden Death of our Fellow-Member William C. Whitney..."

      New York, 1904. Illuminated by Ames & Rollinson, N.Y on pure Roman Vellum in purple and green and blue inks. 1 vols. 4to. Black limp morocco. Fine. Illuminated by Ames & Rollinson, N.Y on pure Roman Vellum in purple and green and blue inks. 1 vols. 4to. Beautiful Testimonial Ms. on Death of William C. Whitney. A fine tribute, engrossed in black, with gold and colored initials and embellishments, by the famed firm of Ames & Rollinson (still in business after more than a century); signed at the end by the bank's president, and its chief cashier. This resolution was given to the Whitney family.

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        The Old Testament

      M. De. Btunoff, Art Publisher, 1904. 2 volume hardcover set bound in green cloth with gilt stamping, well illustrated in color and b/w, 656 total text pages followed by an index and listing of illustrations. No edition stated - this is a possible first. Bindings are a little worn with a few soiled spots on the panels with most of the wear at the tips of the corners, a little threading along the fore edge of volume 1, end papers are lightly soiled. Text is clean and unmarked. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This set weighs nearly 18.pounds and will need additional postage for Priority or International shipment.. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        Etudes de lepidopterologie comparee. A geographically bound set.

      . Rennes, F. C. Oberthür, 1904-ca. 1920. In 13 bound volumes. Large 8vo. Text with black and white photographs and a few hand-coloured lithographs. Uniform red cloth with gilt title on spines, and three volumes in original printed wrappers.l A combination of several geographically bound sets (e.g. Morocco, Madagascar, etc.), as well as a small section of volume II, and the text volumes III, IV, and VI in original wrappers. This is merely a "working set" as it has many annotations, and many of the illustrations have been removed, several being cut out and tipped in next to the corresponding descriptions, and in many cases removed again with some paper loss. It is difficult to establish if the text of all the geographical volumes are complete because in a chronologically bound set they would occupy various sections throughout many volumes, but it seems that most text is present indeed. Also some plate sections, for instance series on north African landscapes and habitats, are complete. Cat. BM(NH), p. 1460; Nissen ZBI, 2998..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Rundschau auf dem Gebiete der Fleischbeschau, des Schlacht- und Viehhofwesens. Konvolut der geschlossenen Folge Jahrgang 5 ( 1904 ) - Jahrgang 23 ( 1922 ). Zusammen 18 Bände, darunter ein Doppelband.

      Elsner; Verlag der Rundschau, Berlin, Hannover - ( später auch unter dem Titel: Rundschau auf dem Gebiete der Fleischbeschau und Trichinenschau, des Schlacht- und Viehhofwesens. Mit abweichenden Mitherausgebern. ). Je Band ca. 150 - 500 Seiten, mit einigen Illustrationen. Zusammen ca. 5500 Seiten. Jeweils in Bibliothekshalbleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken gebunden, 4°. Vorhanden sind die Jahresbände 1904 - 1905 - 1906 - 1907 - 1908 - 1909 - 1910 - 1911 - 1912 - 1913 - 1914 - 1915 - 1916 - 1917 - 1918 - 1919/1920 ( Doppelband ) - 1921 - 1922. Einbände teils stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, Papier teils stärker gebräunt, wenige Seiten mit Anstrichen, wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder gering beschädigt ( letzte Seiten des Jahresbandes 1922 unten mit Abriß unter Textverlust ). Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. - selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 16000 Gramm ) ( Lagerort LG ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Western Trip

      Herold Press, By the Author 1904 - A very good first edition inscribed by the author. Illustrated with a total of 30 photographs. Full leather with gilt lettering and illustration of cowboy roping on a rearing horse. Some wear on boards. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original Handwritten Manuscript of The Scholar's Daughter

      [England], [c. 1904-1906]. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete original manuscript for Beatrice Harraden's novel, The Scholar's Daughter, published by Methuen in 1906. It has been bound for presentation to her literary agent, A.P. Watt, with an inscription on the front free endpaper: "For my most kind friend Mr. A.P. Watt from Beatrice Harraden. a little token of gratitude for all the regard and kindness received from himself & his sons for so many years. Jan 28th 1913. I chose the M.S. of this book specially because the story was always one of which my friend has [?] with & most welcome appreciation." Beatrice Harraden (1864-1936) was an English novelist who was active in women's rights causes, and an ardent feminist and suffragette. Aspects of her life were incorporated in her work, as with this novel. She was involved as a reader for the Oxford English Dictionary, and this novel is set among lexicographers. Contemporary reviews of the book were mixed. The review in The Bookman states that the work is a clever little domestic drama written with zest and skill. "The title, a suggestive one, would seem to imply that we may expect something unscholarly from the daughter of a scholar." This review also states that there was a dramatic version of the story. The reviewer in The Academy writes that the story would do better as a light play than a novel. The book "has a great deal of fun in it but lacks conviction. Miss Harraden can do better work than this." A later letter to the editor states that the novel was first written as a play. The manuscript has corrections and changes throughout, along with a few tipped in pages from a typescript, and provides a fascinating look at the creative process of this New Woman writer. Bound in grey cloth with gilt title and author to front board. A rarity in very good condition. Small quarto. About 178 pages. AUTO/073115.

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        A Farm in Fairyland [Presentation Copy]

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1904. First American edition, using sheets from English edition. Original beige cloth with superb illustration on cover stamped in black with the pool filled in gilt, spine stamped in gilt. Inscribed by Eugene Field to the famous Chicago publisher Irving Way (Way and Williams) on front free fly: "To Master Irving Way, from Santa Claus, Dec. 1894." Twelve superb full-page plates by Laurence Housman. Covers slightly browtoned on spine, smudge on back, else very good or better.

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        Le Beffroi Année 1904 complète EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Lille: Le beffroi, 1904. Fine. Le beffroi, Lille 1904, 15x23cm, relié. - Edition originale.Cinquième full year, the No. 41 of January-February 1904 at No. 50 November-December 1904. Pagination in continu.binding bradel the red half cloth corners, smooth back and adorned with a jewel of gilt, title doré.Revue adorned with illustrations in black and white, vignettes and culs-de-lampe.Notre copy also contains a handwritten letter of Leo Bocquet, editor of the magazine, dated 1904.spine and corners slightly rubbed, otherwise fine copy, fresh interior and agréable.Principaux Contributors: Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, Renée Vivien, Léon Bocquet, Paul Fort, René Ghil, Gustave Kahn, Albert Mockel, Charles Morice, Léon de Rosny, Albert Samain, Emile Verhaeren, Louis Pergaud, among others.The No. 50, the only one whose cover has been preserved, is devoted to a questionnaire containing 102 replies poets and writers to the following questions: If the academy to complete Goncourt and his model, a good pension rights instituted an independent academy of poets: 1-What would you consider the ten new immortal elected? (Women are allowed and also the French poets of Belgium.) 2 At what volume of verse published this year décerneriez you the price? --- 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. Cinquième année complète, du n°41 de janvier-février 1904 au n°50 de novembre-décembre 1904. Pagination en continu. Reliure à la bradel en demi-toile rouge à coins, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron et de filets dorés, titre doré. Revue ornée d'illustrations en noir et blanc, en vignettes et culs-de-lampe. Notre exemplaire contient en outre une lettre manuscrite de Léon Bocquet, directeur de la revue, datée de 1904. Dos et coins très légèrement frottés, sinon bel exemplaire, à l'intérieur frais et agréable. Principaux collaborateurs: Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, Renée Vivien, Léon Bocquet, Paul Fort, René Ghil, Gustave Kahn, Albert Mockel, Charles Morice, Léon de Rosny, Albert Samain, Emile Verhaeren, Louis Pergaud, entres autres. Le N°50, le seul dont la couverture a été conservée, est consacré à un questionnaire contenant les 102 réponses de poètes et d'écrivains aux questions suivantes: Si pour compléter l'académie des Goncourt et sur son modèle, un homme bien renté instituait une académie indépendante de poètes: 1-Quels seraient, selon vous, les dix nouveaux immortels à élire? (Les femmes sont admises et aussi les poètes français de Belgique.) 2-A quel volume de vers paru cette année décerneriez-vous le prix?

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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, 1904, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. 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.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 pages; 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

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        Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

      New York: [The De Vinne Press] Printed for Private Distribution to the Author's Friends, 1904. First edition, number 76 of 100 copies printed on Imperial Japan Paper. Photogravure frontispiece, 15 photogravure plates, and 3 color plates of flies. 152, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original parchment-backed boards, printed paper label (somewhat soiled). Slight toning to spine, otherwise a fine copy. In half crimson morocco slipcase and inner chemise. First edition, number 76 of 100 copies printed on Imperial Japan Paper. Photogravure frontispiece, 15 photogravure plates, and 3 color plates of flies. 152, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A splendid work of unsurpassed, almost lyrical, prose and superb photogravures - and of predictable rarity. This is one of two versions, and, as it contains 152 pages against 143 in the other, mostly expanding the data on the Salmon, Bruns believes that this may "have been a reserved presentation copy, with additions by the author" Bruns D25; Gee 88; Litchfield 71; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 74

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA

      librería, Luis Ricardo Fors. La Plata , 1904. 1° ed. Sudamericana - MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA. El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha", editado en La Plata en 1904, en homenaje al tercer centenario de la publicación de la celebérrima obra. La encuadernación en cuero trabajado y los cantos gofrados en dorado lo convierten en una verdadera obra de arte. Fors nació en 1843 en Barcelona. Estudió Derecho en la Universidad de Barcelona y fue luego abogado de la casa de Medinaceli, en la que desempeñó también los cargos de archivero y bibliotecario adjunto, trabajos que le serían en el futuro muy útiles.Uniendo su erudición cervantina con su pertenencia a la masonería también publicó trabajos donde pretendía encontrar simbologías esotéricas y anagramas en el Quijote. En esta línea escribió obras como Criptografía quijotesca, Anagogía del Quijote y Espíritu del Quijote. Fue también autor de obras de metodología más positivista sobre el Quijote y Cervantes: Filosofía del Quixote ordenada alfabéticamente, Las mujeres del Quijote, Vida de Cervantes, El escudo cervantino y Cartas cervantinas. La edición del Quijote en nuestra ciudad fue publicada en 1904 y en su portada se lee:Primera edición Sudamericana, ilustrada y precedida de la vida de Cervantes.Los grabados se deben a dos ilustradores: Ricardo Balaca y Canseco y a José Luis Pellicer y Fener.Ricardo Balaca y Canseco fue pintor de retratos y batallas, también se desempeño como ilustrador. Su formación la recibió en Lisboa, ciudad en que nació en 1844, Londres, París y Madrid. Falleció en su ciudad natal en 1880.Estas páginas sobre la vida de Cervantes fueron escritas por Luis Ricardo Fors de la cual también existe una edición individual del año 1916. 23 x 19 cm. 891 pp. 1° edición Sudamericana. Una joya para coleccionistas. hpo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nostromo

      New York, Harpers. 1904, 1904. First US Edition. 8vo. Near fine in publisher's darke green cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board. Decorated in black and brown to front board. Very minor edgewear, bright and clean. Ink ownership to front flyleaf in the name of Mayme I. Edey, who was apparently a Canadian lady notable for being a field nurse during World War One. Conrad would have approved. Internally clean, an outstanding copy.

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        NOSTROMO

      1904. A Tale of the Seaboard. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1904. Original dark blue cloth decorated in light blue. First Edition of Conrad's great novel involving a South American silver mine, and the corruption and dishonesty fostered by its riches.~Conrad was extending his "Lord Jim" theme: that the man who slowly grows rich can be a victim of the silver, not its conqueror; that wealth is not something gained but a trap for those who relinquish, however momentarily, their sense of themselves...~It was no coincidence that Conrad was in severe financial straits during the years that he wrote these novels. Despite (or perhaps reflecting) the two and a half years Conrad spent laboring over NOSTROMO, the book was not widely acclaimed upon its publication:~The reviews were nearly all bound to discourage the reader. [John] Buchan's estimation is characteristic: "It is not a book which the casual reader will appreciate. The sequence of events has to be sought painfully through the mazes of irrelevancy with which the author tries to mislead us. But it is a book which will repay those who give it the close attention which it deserves." [Karl]~Today there are many readers, both those who love NOSTROMO and those who cannot get through it, who would still agree with Buchan.~It is believed that the first edition consisted of about 2000 copies; we find it to be rather scarce, about third or fourth among Conrad's books. This is a bright copy, with scarcely any cover wear or soil -- fine except for a little faint speckling of the cloth near the edges of the spine; atypically for this thick wove paper, there is only light foxing on a few of the leaves. Cagle A10a.1; one of the "Modern Library 100" great novels of the 20th Century.

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        TEN LITTLE NIGGER BOYS. Stump Books for Children

      London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd; New York, H.B. Claflin Co., 1904.. FIRST EDITION 1904 (dated on title page), oblong format miniature book, approximately 44 x 152 mm, 1¾ x 6 inches (cover size), buff cloth illustrated in red, black and brown, red lettered, spine plain, no pagination (40 thick leaves printed 1 side only). Small bone closure on thin strip of cloth tucks into tiny loop on upper cover. 20 charming colour plates, each facing a line of the traditional rhyme. Final plate is the rear pastedown, front pastedown is blank. A Fine crisp clean copy of a scarce version of this old rhyme. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Salmon and Sea Trout Rivers of England and Wales. 2 volumes

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1904. First edition. Limited edition.. Hardcover. 4to. (11.5 x 9 inches). Two volumes: pp.xiv, (ii ), 280; 225. 2 folding maps (one to each volume). Volume I: 30 toned (monochrome) illusts from photos, printed to one side only and hors-texte; 19 illusts in the text. Volume II: 22 toned (monochrome) illusts from photos, printed to one side only and hors-texte; 18 illusts in the text. Publisher's original quarter vellum, paper label to spine, over paper-covered boards, a little rubbed, faded and marked. Free endpapers browned. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Edition limited to 350 copies. A Very Good set. Oversize or very heavy books, requiring eye-watering amounts of extra postage overseas. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Theodore Roosevelt Signed Portrait.

      - Inscribed by Theodore Roosevelt to Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, "From a well-wisher to Mexico, and an admirer of its illustrious chief, President [Porfirio] Diaz, and with the regard of Theodore Roosevelt September 1904." Two months later, Roosevelt, who had assumed the presidency with the 1901 assassination of William McKinley, won his first full term as president. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        History of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A

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

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        Westfälisches Trachtenbuch. Die jetzigen und ehemaligen westfälischen und schaumburgischen Gebiete umfassend. - Liebhaber Ausgabe

      Bielefeld/Berlin/Leipzig, Velhagen & Klasing Verlag, 1904 - Mit 24 Tafeln in Farbendruck nach Originalzeichnungen von Johs. Gehrts, zahlreichen Textabbildungen und einer historischen Übersichtskarte. - Exemplar Nr. 74 der Liebhaber-Ausgabe gedruckt für Herrn Richard Lange sen. Dieses Widmungsblatt und Subskribenten Liste der Liebhaber-Ausgabe, mit 98 Namen dem Titel vorgebunden. 260 x 342 mm, (7Blatt,208+24,Faltkarte), Ganzleder auf 5 Bünden, Rücken und Deckel mit Prägung in Gold und Braun, Marmorpapier-Vorsätze, Goldschnitt, Tafeln mit Pergament-Hemdchen, mit Original-Pappschuber, Schuber in gutem Zustand. Buch mit geringsten Gebrauchsspuren am Einband in sehr gutem Zustand. 4500 gr

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        The Riddle of the Sands. - A Record of Secret Service Recently Achieved. [Inscribed / Signed] Edited by Erskine Childers. With two Maps and Two Charts.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.. Second Impression.. The modern binding in impeccable condition. New endpapers. The folded Frontispiece - map with minor tear and a coffee-cup - stain. Titlepage slightly rubbed. Inscribed and signed by Erskine Childers: "For Rachel Warren - From her affectionate Uncle Erskine - Jan. 1904".. Second Impression. London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1903. 8°. Frontispiece Map, XII, 336, (4) pages. Hardcover / Modern grey cloth with gilt lettering and ornament on spine. The modern binding in impeccable condition. New endpapers. The folded Frontispiece - map with minor tear and a coffee-cup - stain. Titlepage slightly rubbed. Inscribed and signed by Erskine Childers: "For Rachel Warren - From her affectionate Uncle Erskine - Jan. 1904". Robert Erskine Childers DSC (25 June 1870 ?- 24 November 1922), universally known as Erskine Childers, was the author of the influential novel The Riddle of the Sands and an Irish nationalist who smuggled guns to Ireland in his sailing yacht Asgard. He was executed by the authorities of the nascent Irish Free State during the Irish Civil War. He was the son of British Orientalist scholar Robert Caesar Childers; the cousin of Hugh Childers and Robert Barton; and the father of the fourth President of Ireland, Erskine Hamilton Childers. In January 1901 Childers started work on his novel, The Riddle of the Sands, but initially progress was slow: it was not until winter of that year that he was able to tell Williams, in one of his regular letters, of the outline of the plot. At the end of the following year, after a hard summer of writing, the manuscript went to Reginald Smith at Smith Elder, but in February 1903, just as Childers was hoping to return to The HAC in South Africa, Smith sent back the novel, with instructions for extensive changes. With the help of his sisters, who cross-checked the new manuscript pages against the existing material, Childers produced the final version in time for publication in May 1903. Based on his own sailing trips with his brother Henry along the German coast, it predicted war with Germany and called for British preparedness. There has been much speculation about which of Childers's friends was the model for "Carruthers" in the novel and it seems that he is based not on Henry Childers but on yachting enthusiast Walter Runciman; "Davies", of course, is Childers himself. Because of The Riddle, Childers was invited to join the Savile Club, then a literary centre in London. Widely popular, the book has never gone out of print and in 2003, several centenary editions were published. The Observer included the book on its list of "The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time". It has been called the first spy novel (a claim challenged by advocates of Rudyard Kipling's Kim, published two years earlier), and enjoyed immense popularity in the years before World War I. It was an extremely influential book: Winston Churchill later credited it as a major reason that the Admiralty decided to establish naval bases at Invergordon, Rosyth on the Firth of Forth and Scapa Flow in Orkney. It was also a notable influence on authors such as John Buchan and Eric Ambler. (Wikipedia) Gretchen Osgood Warren (19 March 1868 ?- September, 1961), the wife of Fiske Warren, was an actress, singer and poet. The daughter of Dr. Hamilton Osgood and Margaret Cushing Osgood of Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, her younger sister was Mary Alden Childers, the wife of writer and Irish nationalist Robert Erskine Childers. Her nephew Erskine Hamilton Childers served as the fourth President of Ireland from 1973 to 1974. John Singer Sargent, the famed portraitist of Boston's elite, was commissioned by Warren's husband, Fiske Warren to paint her portrait in April 1903. The sitting was done in Fenway Court, then the home of legendary Boston fine arts czar; Isabella Stewart Gardner. Warren is seen seated in a chair with her daughter Rachel Warren. The painting is often considered to be one of Sargent's prime portraits and usually appears in Sargent Estate calendars and postcards. Later she was also photographed by portrait photographer Arnold Genthe. (Wikipedia)

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        La Bible d'Amiens EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1904. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1904, 12x19cm, relié. - First edition of the French translation by Marcel Proust, one of the first numbered copy of the press issue, he was shot 7 Holland paper in leading copies. Bound in half brown shagreen, spine 5 nerves boards marbled paper, and contreplats guards handmade paper, wrappers preserved and bound in, contemporary binding Rare autograph dedication signed Goyau Georges Proust: "A Monsieur Georges Goyau His loving admirer and grateful Marcel Proust..." He was a French historian and essayist who was working in particular with the Revue des Deux Mondes, he was also the husband of Lucie Faure-Goyau, one of Marcel Proust's childhood friends. December 18, 1904, he published an article on censer The Bible of Amiens in Gaul, following a request from Proust himself, who accompanied problablement this copy. In the letter of thanks that followed the publication of this article, Marcel Proust told George Goyau his philosophical conception of the work of a translator: "You know what I have admiration for Ruskin And as I think each of us has supported. souls he particularly likes, load them know and love, to avoid wrinkling misunderstandings and night, darkness as they say, forgetting, you know what hands - scrupulous - but pious and as soft as I could - I touched on this one ... " Precious copy with a handwritten dedication affectionate Marcel Proust on his first translation of Ruskin. --- 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 de la traduction française établie par Marcel Proust, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse, il n'a été tiré que 7 Hollande en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin marron, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque Rare envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust à Georges Goyau : « A Monsieur Georges Goyau. Son admirateur affectueux et reconnaissant Marcel Proust » Ce dernier était un historien et essayiste français qui collaborait notamment à la Revue des deux mondes, il était également l'époux de Lucie Faure-Goyau, une des amies d'enfance de Marcel Proust. Le 18 décembre 1904, il publia un article encenseur sur La Bible d'Amiens dans le Gaulois, suite à une sollicitation de Proust lui-même, qui accompagnait probablement cet exemplaire. Dans la lettre de remerciements qui suivit la parution de cet article, Marcel Proust confia à Georges Goyau sa conception philosophique du travail d'un traducteur : « Vous savez quelle admiration j'ai pour Ruskin. Et comme je crois que chacun de nous a charge des âmes qu'il aime particulièrement, charge de les faire connaître et aimer, de leur éviter le froissement des malentendus et la nuit, l'obscurité comme on dit, de l'oubli, vous savez de quelles mains - scrupuleuses - mais pieuses et aussi douces que j'ai pu - j'ai touché à celle-là... » Précieux exemplaire comportant un affectueux envoi autographe de Marcel Proust sur sa première traduction de Ruskin.

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        (Complete suite of chromolithographic plates from The Mammals of Great Britain and Ireland )

      [London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1904-6]. Quarto (325 × 299 mm). Contemporary full polished calf by Morrell of London, spine richly gilt in compartments separated by flat bands milled gilt, green morocco label lettered in gilt to second, French fillet to sides gilt, all edges gilt, floral roll to turn-ins gilt, drab endpapers. 62 chromolithographic plates all with tissue guards with letterpress descriptions. Front joint expertly restored, corners lightly bumped, minor spotting to endleaves, interleaves and margins of plates though images spared and remarkably bright and fresh. An excellent copy. A handsome suite of all the colour plates found in Millais's landmark work, which was first published in three volumes from 1904 to 1906. Millais was the son of the Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett and found recognition as a naturalist and painter, particularly of birds.

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        The Wolf-Leader. The Novels of Alexandre Dumas

      London Methuen & Co [1904]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Front inner hinge cracked, binding intact. Spine a little sunned. Some light browning within First English language Edition Red/gilt hardback cloth cover 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 115pp. Three coloured illustrations by Frank Adams.

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

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

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