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        Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

      London: Edward Arnold, 1904., 1904. First Edition. Octavo. Bound in publisher's brown buckram, with yapp edged boards; red double-ruled borders, titles in black to front board and spine; untrimmed edges. With four haunting illustrations by McBryde. Binding is rubbed, corners bumped, with negligible fraying, spine lightly tanned. Internally clean and free from spotting. A superb and seminal collection of short supernatural stories, including "The Mezzotint", guaranteed to linger in the mind of any devoted bibliophile.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Complete Writing of J.R. Lowell

      Cambridge, MA: The Riverside Press, 1904., 1904. Edition de Luxe, Limited to 1000 copies only of which this is number 616. This set contains 13 volumes, without the 3 vols of the Letters; 8vo. Bound at the Riverside Press in a contemporary full green crushed morocco, spines uniformly faded to brown, extra gilt to spines, raised bands, elaborate gilt borders to boards, top edges gilt others trimmed; green silk doublure with gilt ruled leather turning. Illustrated throughout. Some plates in two states and coloured. With a Fine Manuscript Letter by Lowell tipped in at the front of volume one, dated 1876. Corners slightly bumped, but overall a fine and attractive set.

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        The National Shakespeare, a Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623

      London: William MacKenzie no date circa 1904. 3 volumes, various paginations. Very prettily designed green morocco grained cloth, illustrated facsimile edition. Wear to head and foot of spine on all 3 volumes. F.e.ps foxed slightly, boards a bit marked here and there. A very good set overall. . Very Good. Decorated Cloth. 1904. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        The Marketplace, Vitré, 1893Chicago 62 I/I; Levy 66; Way 40. Transfer lithograph in black printed on fine handmade laid paper with the watermark, a star in a elaborated square with J.

      Goulding., London 1904 - The Marketplace, Vitré, 1893Chicago 62 I/I; Levy 66; Way 40Transfer lithograph in black printed on fine handmade laid paper with the watermark, a star in a elaborated square with J. (This watermark is only found in two subjects, of which this is one) A posthumous edition of fifty-six impressions printed by Goulding in 1904, the stone was erased the same year. Way states that there were 12 life time impressions, prior to the Goulding printing.‘This is one of seven lithographs resulting from a the trip Whistler and his wife made to Brittany during July and August 1893. The scene was drawn either in Paimpol or Vitre on the Breton coast. The drawing for The Marketplace, Vitre was one of five subjects on fine-grained transfer paper that Whistler mailed to London upon his return to Paris from Brittany in September 1893. The drawings were transferred to stone and proved by the Way firm’. Whistler had hoped for its inclusion the Studio magazine.Image size 203 x 162 mmSheet size 305 x 195mm (12 x 7.5 inches) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Photograph Album of Guatemala]

      (Guatemala City and Surrounding), [ca. 1904-1907]. Hardcover. Very good +. Oblong 4to. green cloth album with marbled endpapers, measuring approximately 13.25?" x 9.74?". Containing 24 stiff card pages with 64 photographs total, 50 mounted recto and verso, 13 laid in loose. 21 of the photos larger format (8" x 10" approx.) with remainder roughly 3" x 5". Mounted photos all with manuscript captions. 22 instances of descriptions absent photographs, presumed perished. Binding a bit shaken, front hinge splitting. But overall sound, clean, and good overall. Prints well preserved, generally very good. A significant, early 1900s photograph album of Guatemala, most likely complied and partially photographed by the wife of then United States Consular General to Guatemala, William P. Kent (1857-1936, Consul 1906-09). With several well composed shots of the exterior and interior of the Consular?'s residence at No. 76 5th Ave. in Guatemala City, as well as many images of trips through the country in and around the areas of Guatemala City, San Rafael, and Santa Maria. Other historic images include a group shot of Central American dignitaries aboard the USS Marblehead during peace treaty negotiations, and several of railroad interest, most notably an 8?" x 10?" commercial print of Guatemalan President Manuel Joe Estrada Cabrera captioned "Signing contract for construction of the Northern R.R." - possibly what would become known as the Farcquar Contract with The United Fruit Company for completion of The Northern Railroad in 1904. Two prints, including the contract signing, bear the stamp of photographer Albert G. Valdeavellano; one stamped Jose Garcia Sanchez. A series of five magnificent 8?" x 10?" prints (above, left) show the ruins at Antigua. Two enlargements show what is described as a large-scale, cement-constructed topographical map of Guatemala housed in the Temple of Minerva and built at a cost of some $100,000. The album and most loose prints are captioned in detail, making this a rich and important primary source.

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        Prometheus Unbound. A Lyrical Drama

      London: Essex House Press, 1904. [frontis illustration], 96 pp., Limited to 200 copies, dark red full morocco binding with blind lines, top edge gilt others uncut. Very beautiful item, printed in red and black using Ashbee's 'Prayer Book' type. Very slight wear to extremities, internally very clean. . Very Good. Full Morocco. Limited Numbered Edition. 1904. 4to..

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        FINE AND EXTENSIVE HERBARIUM OF BRITISH PLANTS

      n/a: n/a, 1904. A superb and extensive collection of herbarium specimens of British Plants with over 650 species represented; approximately 100 of these are supported with original watercolour illustrations, and a few with original b/w photographs of specimens or habitat. Each specimen is displayed in a separate card folder (size approx. 38 x 51cm folding to 38 x 26cm.), carefully sewn in place with white thread; and generally protected with an inserted sheet of blotting paper; each with a printed species label to which location and date have been added in manuscript and occasionally the collector's initials. The illustrations are painted or inserted onto the inside front fold opposite the dried plant and vary somewhat in quality, with some highly accomplished. The specimens were collected mainly between 1904 and 1910 with a few later specimens around 1913, with a further adjunct collection of specimens around 1932. We are not sure who the main collector was, but all collections appear to be made by the "J" family as there are a few references to E. V. J.; E. M. J.; D. R. J.; and E. S. C. J. The centre of collection is focused around Canterton in Dorset, but collections were made all over England and Wales inlcuding: Salisbury Plain, Corfe Castle, Snowdon, Bramshaw, New Forest, Lulworth, Sedge Moor, Rakes Brake[?], Ramsey, Swanage, Cheddar, Yarmouth, Coombe Bissett, Sheepstor etc. and in Cornwall - Kynance, Goonhilly Downs etc; and in Wales - Snowdon and Cefn Rocks. To give an impression of the scope of this extraordinary collection there are at least 24 orchid species represented as follows: - bog orchid, New Forest Aug 1906 (supported with a contemporary b/w photograph presumably of the collected plant); broad-leaved helleborine, Cadman Road, Aug. 1903; marsh heleborine, Sennen (W. Cornwall), July 1919; white helleborine, White Parish Hill, June 1906; common tway-blade, Canterton, July 1904; heart-leaved tway-blade, near Llyn Anafon, July 1910 (N.Wales); bird's nest orchid, Binstead Hill Wood, June 1906; commony lady's-tresses, nr. Brook Pond, Sept. 1903; large-flowered lady's tresses, New Forest 1905; green-winged Orchid, Canterton, May 1904; military orchid June 1909 (initialled W. M. J., no location given); Orchis ustulata (burnt orchid), Whiteparish Hill, June 1906; early purple orchid, Canterton, May 1903; spotted hand orchid (O. mascula), Canterton, June 1908; Marsh Orchid, (O. latifolia), New Forest , May 1912; Pyramidal Orchid, Lulworth, 1906; butterfly orchid, New Forest, June 1906; great butterfly orchid, Buckcharm, June 1905; fragrant orchid; nr. Rhydymwyn, July 1910; green frog orchid, The Leeta, Mold, N. Wales, June 1903; bee orchid, Lulworth, June 1904; spider orchid, Swanage, April 1910; and Fly Orchid, Bentworth, June 1906. The specimens in their folders are contained within a six-shelf stained pine cabinet, adapted to the purpose; to the the lip of each shelf in manuscript are lists of plant families, though these only partly relate to the specimens on that shelf. The cabinet is a little bruised and worn, and the key to the lock missing, but the contents and specimens are in excellent condition, a few folders dusty to the outside. An extraordinary collection, containing many rare species, a testimony to a bygone Britain before the introduction of intensive farming and the wholesale loss of wildflower meadows. A large heavy item: a shipping surcharge will apply. . Very Good. Folio.

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        The Grey World

      Heinemann, UK 1904 - 1st Edition 1904. Evelyn Underhill (6 December 1875 – 15 June 1941) was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian mysticism. In her first novel, The Grey World, described by one reviewer as an extremely interesting psychological study, the hero's mystical journey begins with death, and then moves through reincarnation, beyond the grey world, and into the choice of a simple life devoted to beauty, reflecting Underhill's own serious perspective as a young woman. Book is very good+ and bright. Spine age toned. Contents good. Pages a little age toned and foxed. Inscription to endpaper. Quite foxed title pages. A very nice example and very rare in this condition. More images available upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE AND MORALS OF JESUS OF NAZARETH Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin, French and English (Thomas Jefferson Bible)

      WASHINGTON: Government Printing Office, 1904 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by A Congressman. First Lithographic Edition . 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. New professionally rebound burgundy hardcover with the original gilt spine cloth title, and new French marble endpapers. New solid binding with clean pages. About 9 x 5-1/2. Signed & dated 1904 to (someone, in cursive) compliments of J. H. Davidson (a congressman of the U. S. House of Representatives) on the front free endpaper. 1904 was the 1st year of this publication by an act of the United States Congress. A rare & beautiful book! .

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

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

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        GERMAN POPULAR STORIES

      1904. Fine. [FACSIMILE, 1823-1826 edition]. GRIMM, M. M. GERMAN POPULAR STORIES. Translated from the Kinder and Haus Marchen. Collected by M. M. Grimm from oral tradition. with 12 plates by George Cruickshank (Vol.1) with 10 plates by George Cruikshank (vol.2). 2 vols. A limited facsimile of the London: C. Baldwyn and James Robins and Co., 1823-1826 edition issued by Henry Frowde in 1904. Number 11 of 250 copies. Small 8vos., paper covered, printed/illustrated boards in maroon oil cloth dust jackets. A charming reproduction in fine condition.

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        Prometheus Unbound. A Lyrical Drama

      Essex House Press, 1904, London - [frontis illustration], 96 pp., Limited to 200 copies, dark red full morocco binding with blind lines, top edge gilt others uncut. Very beautiful item, printed in red and black using Ashbee's 'Prayer Book' type. Very slight wear to extremities, internally very clean.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & PBFA]
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        Shanghai: A Handbook for Travellers and Residents to the Chief Objects of Interest in and Around the Foreign Settlements and Native City.

      Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore & Yokohama, Kelly and Walsh, (1904).. Octavo. Pp. (ii), (vi), xx, 222, (24). Plus large, folding coloured lithograph map, "A Map of the Foreign Settlements at Shanghai 1904" printed by Stanford, London, placed in rear pocket. With 64 illustrations to text. Many commercial advertisements. Index. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full blue cloth, upper cover decorated with Chinese motifs and lettered in gilt, lower cover with advertisement of Standard Life Office stamped in gilt, with large armorial emblem at head, spine bit faded, lettered in gilt, spine ends slightly bumped. Light blue endpapers printed with advertisements. A lovely copy in a very good exterior and with fine, fresh interior absolutely free of foxing. ~ First edition, first printing..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        The Silken East. A Record of Life and Travel in Burma. With 400 Illustrations Including 20 Coloured Plates by J.R. Middleton, Mrs. Otway Wheeler Cuffe and Say Chone.

      2 volumes. Hutchinson & Co., London 1904. Large 8vo. XX+415 + XV+(-417)-832 pages. Folding map in colour. Large folding view. Publisher's blue pictorial cloth with richly gilt decorations on spines and boards. A fine set

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        A History of Louisiana. 4 Volumes I, II, III, and IV

      Goupil & Co. 1904 - 4 volume set. Publishers 1/4 red cloth over marbled boards. A handsome set. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. No. 771 of 1000 copies. Good bindings and covers. Light wear. Clean, unmarked pages. Howes F278 v. 1. Early explorers and the domination of the French, 1512-1768.--v. 2. The Spanish domination and the cession to the United States, 1769-1803.--v. 3. The American domination, pt. I, 1803-1861.--v. 4. The American domination, pt. II, 1861-1903. This work was one of many written in the 18th-19th Century, Alcee Fortier,a renowned Professor of Romance Languages at Tulane University. His French Creole ancestry gave him a much valued perspective on numerous works on language, literature, Louisiana history and folklore, Louisiana Creole languages, and personal reminiscence. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Face of the Earth [Das Antlitz Der Erde], 5 Volume Set with Index

      Oxford; 1904-1924: Oxford University Press Published from 1904-1924, this was Eduard Suess's monumental contribution that revolutionized geological studies. Initially, scholars were overwhelmed by the evidence because there was no index nor maps in a set that now comes to over 2400 pages.. Volume V not only provides an index but Maps. Map I, for instance, is helpful in portraying Suess' analysis of the earth's surface; Map II, his analysis of Europe, and Map III, the recument sheets of the Alps. Five of the maps are in color and the concise text description adds to the value of the work. Paradoxically, Volume V was printed in a small print run and copies are rare. OCLC shows that only the British Library records the entire five volume set. Here\along with Wegener and Du Toit's Our Wandering Continents, we have the essence of the geological revolution from the end of the Nineteenth Century to Du Toit's work published in 1937. The thoroughness of Suess's work remains essential for a core library on the history of geology. Lester King's work in 1962 sheds some new light but relies upon the work much of which was so carefully recorded that the five volumes have stood the test of time. The original set is rare in fine condition and the unopened issue shows that though Michael G.D. Johnson who notes he owned the complete set in June 1943, it was never used thus accounting for its remarkable condition.. Quarto.

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        Handbuch der Urologie. 3 Bde. (all publ.)

      Wien. Hölder. 1904-06.. Lex. - 8°. VII, 779 S.mit 176 Textabb., 5 Tafeln in Farbdruck; VI, 871 S. mit 108 Textabb., 1 Tafel in Farbdruck; IX, 1043 S. mit 167 Textabb., 4 Tafeln in Farbdruck. HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. ERSTE AUFLAGE DES ERSTEN HANDBUCHS DER UROLOGIE IN EINEM SCHÖNEN, FLECKENFREIEN EXEMPLAR! *** Inhalt: 1. Bd.: - Zuckerkandl, Emil: Anatomische Einleitung. - Koeppe, Hans: Physiologie der Harnabsonderung. - Exner, Sigmund: Physiologie der männlichen Geschlechtsfunktionen. - Mauthner, Julius: Chemische Untersuchung des Harnes. - Kraus, Rudolf: Die Bakterien der gesunden und kranken Harnwege. - Zuckerkandl, Otto: Die Asepsis in der Urologie. - Frisch, Anton v.: Klinische Untersuchungsmethoden. - Zuckerkandl, Otto: Allgemeine Symptomenlehre. - - 2.Bd.: - Wagner, Paul: Die Verletzungen und chirurgischen und Erkrankungen der Nieren und Harnleiter. - Mannaberg, Julius: Medizinische Klinik der Krankheiten der Niere und des Nierenbeckens. - Zuckerkandl, Otto: Die Erkrankungen der Harnblase. - Frankl-Hochwart, Lothar v.: Die nervösen Erkrankungen der Harnröhre und der Blase. - - 3.Bd.: - Burckhardt, Emil: Die Verletzungen und chirurgische Erkrankungen der Harnröhre. - Zeißl, Maximillian v.: Die venerischen Erkrankungen der Harnröhre. - Winiwarter, Alexander v.: Die Erkrankungen des Penis, des Hodens und der Hüllen. - Firsch, Anton von: Die Krankheiten der Prostata. - Finger, Ernest: Die Störungen der Geschlechtsfunktionen des Mannes. *** Otto Zuckerkandl (1861 Raab (Györ, Ungarn) - 1921 Wien), österreichischer Mediziner, Chirurg, Urologe, Bruder von Emil Zuckerkandl. Studium an der Universität Wien (Dr. med. univ. 1884), 1883-1886 Demonstrator an der ersten anatomischen Lehrkanzel (bei Carl Langer), 1889-1992 chirurgische Spezialausbildung als Operationszögling an der ersten Chirurgischen Universitäts-Klinik (unter Eduard Albert), danach Assistent bei Leopold von Dittel, 1892 Habilitation an der Universität Wien für Chirurgie (ao. Prof. 1904, o. Prof. 1912). 1902 Leiter der chirurgischen Abteilung des Spitals der Israelischen Kultusgemeinde und 1912 Vorstand der chirurgischen Abteilung des Rothschildspitals. 1917/1918 Primararzt der urologischen Abteilung der Wiener Allgemeinen Poliklinik. ***Otto Zuckerkandl verhalf der Urologie in diagnostischer, therapeutischer und klinischer Hinsicht zur Anerkennung als vollwertiges Fachgebiet. "Zu seinen bedeutendsten Leistungen auf urologischem Gebiet, dem er sich fast ausschließlich zugewandt hatte, gehören seine Arbeiten über die Prostatahypertrophie, Hypertrophie der Blasenmuskulatur, Histologie der Zystitis und der Blasengeschwülste" (Fischer II, S. 1780). - Vgl. Engelhardt II, S. 704 ff.

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        Marvelous Land of Oz

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1904. First edition. Original red cloth with pictorial cover stamped in sliver, black blue and green. Sixteen full page color plates by John R. Neil as well as many line drawings in the text throughout. 287pp. Illustrated endpapers. First edition, second binding state and textual corrections. A splendid copy, near fine with crisp cover coloring and all plates clean and bright (uncommon). There are three clear paper tape mending to minor tears in front free endsheet and some remedial (though not professional) rear hinge strengthening and gluing; other than that, an unsophisiticated copy in most pleasing and attractive near fine condition.

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        From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow - Five Volumes from the library of Lord Chatfield, First Sea Lord and Admiral of the Fleet

      Oxford University Press, London - Volume I - The Road to War 1904-1914, Volume II - The War Years : To the Eve of Jutland 1914-1916, Volume III - Jutland and After : May 1916- December 1916, Volume IV - 1917 : Years of Crisis, Volume V - 1918-1919 : Victory and Aftermath. The definitive history of the British Navy from the years leading up to World War I to its immediate aftermath. Volume 1 is a second printing, all others are first printings. Ernie Chatfield, First Baron Chatfield 1873-1967 was a British Naval officer who, after World War I, where he served with distinction, rose to the pinnacle of the British Navy with his appointment as First Sea Lord in 1933 and Admiral of the Fleet in 1935. He retired from the Navy in 1938 and was appointed Minister for Co-ordination of Defence in the government of Neville Chamberlain. Volume 3 has a presentation card addressed to Admiral of the Fleet Lord Chatfield and inscribed by the author "and sincere thanks / Arthur Marder/May 1966. Volume 4 has an invoice to Lord Chatfield (presumably the second Baron, dated February 2, 1970. Several of the volumes Have Chatfield and the date written of the front endpaper. The last two volumes were certainly acquired by either Lady Chatfield or the second Baron. Portrait frontises in all volumes, maps at the rear in all except Volume 1, inserted in a pocket in Volume 3. All 5 books are in Very Good to Near Fine condition with varying degrees of spotting to the top edges. All jackets are unpriceclipped. The jacket of Volume is very lightly worn with minimal rubbing on the spiine. Volume 2 is very lightly worn with some sunning to the spine and several marks on the front and rear panels. Volume 3 is very lightly worn, a little more at the spine extremities. Volume 4 is rubbed on the spine and the front jacket flap fold and shows some creasing on the spine extremities. Volume 5 is in similar condition to Volume 4. A very nice association copy of an important Naval history, difficult to find complete and in this condition. A heavy set, special shipping considerations will apply, particularly for overseas orders. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MASTERPIECES BY MOTONOBU: WITH CRITICAL DESCRIPTIONS, AND A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE ARTIST

      Shimbi Shoin, Tokyo 1904 - Two large folio (11" x 16-3/4") volumes bound in lovely pictorial silk over boards tied with purple string and housed in folding slipcases with ivory clasps. Of a total of 2000 copies, the first volume is #90 and the second #44, both SIGNED by the editor. Illustrated with 100 full-page black-and-white collotype plates with descriptive text in English. Fine in worn but complete cases [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Military report and general information concerning the colony of St. Helena.

      General Staff War Office 1904 - 8vo., vi, 36pp., large folding map in pocket (several tears at folds), original printed boards, rebacked, ex-libris Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich with bookplate and stamps, covers worn. "For official use only". 207 copies printed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Greville Memoirs Being: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, and A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1904., 1904. 8 volumes in all. Contemporary red half morrocco with gilt titles, gilt raised bands, and gilt decoration to spines; cloth boards; marbled end papers; top edges gilt. A beautiful set.

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        The Complete Works. Including Materials Never Before Printed in any Edition of the Poems. Edited with Textual Notes by Thomas Hutchinson M.A.

      at the Clarendon Press, Oxford 1904 - Frontispiece portrait. 8vo. [225 x 143 x 45 mm]. xxvii, 1023, [1] pp. Bound c.1930 by H. T. Wood for the First Edition Club (signed in gilt on the rear turn-in) in blue goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt with multiple thick and thin fillets rising vertically from the foot and with a large lozenge shaped centre divided into four with multiple fillets at angles. Smooth spine divided into five panels by multiple gilt bars and squares, lettered in the second panel, plain endleaves, top edge gilt. (Spine slightly faded and a little rubbed). The ink stamp at the rear reads "Specially Bound For The First Edition Club By H.T. Wood Ltd, London". The First Edition Club was established by A. J. A. Symons in 1922, initially with the support of William Foyle. It offered a centre for bibliographical information and a dining club in Bloomsbury. Amongst the Club's publications was Graily Hewitt's Pen and Type Designs, issued in 1928 in the distinctive red goatskin binding with a central linear design of a quadruple V. The Club closed in 1931, but its lasting legacy was The Book-Collector's Quarterly, launched in 1930 and evolving into The Book Collector. It is not clear why the First Edition Club was putting its name to a special binding on a work published in 1904, but this is not a unique copy. Sophie Schneideman offered another as item 16 in her catalogue 12. Our copy is significant in having belonged to J.R. Abbey, and has his bookplate. It was item 72 in the 1949 Arts Council Exhibition of Modern English and French Bindings from the Collection of Major J.R. Abbey, and the catalogue credits the design to Kenneth Hobson and confirms that the morocco was blue (in certain lights it appears green). Hobson was a director of Henry T. Wood Ltd, and the firm amalgamated with Sangorski & Sutcliffe in 1939.

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        Teatro (tomos 1 - 21)

      Imp. Fortanet. 1904-1912 Madrid. 19 cm. 21 tomos. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial en tela estampada. Benavente, Jacinto 1866 - 1954. 1. El nido ajeno. - Gente conocida. - El marido de la Téllez. - De alivio - 2. Don Juan. - La Farándula. - La comida de las fieras. - Teatro feminista - 3. Cuento de amor. - Operación quirúrgica. - Despedida cruel. - La Gata de Angora. - Viaje de instrucción. - Por la herida - 4. Modas. - Lo cursi. - Sin querer. - Sacrificio - 5. La Gobernadora. - El primo Román - 6. Amor de amar. - ¡Libertad!. - El tren de los maridos - 7. Alma triunfante. - El automóvil. - La noche del sábado - 8. Los favoritos. - El hombrecito. - Mademoiselle de Belle. - Isle. - Porqué de amar - 9. Al natural. - La casa de la dicha. - El dragón de fuego - 10. Richeliu. - La princesa Bebé. - No fumadores - 11. Rosas de Otoño. - Buena boda - 12. El susto de la Condesa. - Cuento moral. - La sobresalienta. - Los malhechores del bien - 13. Las cigarras hormigas. - Mas fuerte que el amor 14. Manón Lercaut [En colaboración con Alfonso Dauvila]. - Los bichos. - Abuela y nieta 15. La Princesa sin corazón. - El amor asusta. - La capa encantada. - Los ojos de los muertos - 16. La historia de Otelo. - La sonrisa de Gioconda. - El último minué. - Todos somos unos. - Los intereses creados - 17. Señora ama. - El marido de su viuda. - La fuerza bruta - 18. De pequeñas causas. - Hacia la verdad. - Por las nubes. - De cerca. - ¡A ver que hace un hombre! - 19. La Escuela de las Princesas. - La señorita se aburre. - El principe que todo lo aprendió en los libros. - Ganarse la vida 20. El nietecito. - La losa de los sueños. - La Malquerida - 21. El Destino manda. - El collar de estrellas. - La verdad . Cubierta deslucida. lomo rozado en algunos volúmenes. con sello de anterior propietario . (=611806=) Ver imagen

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        Mathias Sandorf

      Hetzel, Paris 1904 - In 8, 552 pages. Percaline d'éditeur. Dos à l'ancre, dernier plat type i. Petite tache sur le second plat sinon bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        The Story of My Life

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1904-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1904. 441 pp. First British edition, first printing. Signed by Keller on the front end paper in pencil with someone else's inscription underneath in ink: "Her message to the Blind: 'Sight comes from the soul.'" Good+ condition hardcover. No jacket. Clean text. Spine a bit darkened, front and rear hinges a bit tender, corners bumped, boards a bit curved. Gilt spine lettering strong. Offsetting to half-title from newspaper clipping glued to facing page about Keller's visit to the UK in 1933. Light foxing to end papers. Former owner's inscription on title page, dated 1905. A signed copy of Keller's autobiography with a nice provenance. According to the old British Christmas card included with the book it was signed at the Northern School for the Blind in Manchester and was eventually given as a gift to a local alderman.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Kunstformen der Natur. Hundert Illustrationstafeln mit beschreibendem Text. Allgemeine Erläuterung und systematische Übersicht.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1904.. Gr.-4°. 2 Bll., 100 meist farb., lithograph. Tafeln und jeweils 1 Blatt Erläuterungen, 51 S. (Supplementheft). Grüne illustr. Orig.-Leinwand.. 1. Buchausgabe. - Nissen, ZBI 1783. Die Tafeln, nach Entwürfen und Aquarellen Ernst Haeckels entstanden, zeigen Organismen, u.a. Strahlentierchen (Radiolaria), verschiedene Quallen, Spinnentiere, Muscheln, Seeanemonen, Seesterne... Diese Organismen sind zum größten Teil von Ernst Haeckel zum ersten Mal beschrieben worden. Ab Tafel 35 befindet sich vor jeder Tafel ein transparentes Blatt mit Umrissen und Nummerierung der einzelnen Abbildungen. Die Tafeln faszinieren durch ihren hohen künstlerischen Wert und ihre besondere Ästhetik. Das Werk übte einen großen Einfluß auf die Kunst aus, speziell auf den Jugendstil. Inspiriert waren u.a. Rene Binet, Emile Galle und später auch Karl Blossfeldt. - Lediglich die Kanten ein wenig berieben. Sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Bunte Verglasungen

      Stuttgart.: Julius Hoffman.. No date. Ca. 1904.. Black and white title page and 21 of 24 color collotype plates (look like lithographs), each approximately 20 x 14 inches, loose in portfolio - paper covered boards with cloth spine and corners. Portfolio rubbed at extremities with occasional spotting; the plates are in excellent condition with minor creasing on the left margin (well outside image) produced by the tight dimensions of the portfolio case (title page considerably creased along left edge). A portfolio featuring stunning large color plates of beautifully designed Art Nouveau stained glass windows. The windows were created by nine different artists (R. Beauclair, M.J. Gradl, G.M. Ellwood, P. Lang, R. Geyling, J. Goller, R. Bacard, R. Waldraff, R. Rochga). Each artist is identified by initials printed at the bottom of the plate; a key to these appears on the verso of the title page. While the visual motif is overwhelmingly Art Nouveau, a number of the panels hint at the Deco stylistics to emerge in upcoming decades. A scarce title held by only two libraries in the United States. .

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        The Complete Works Translated from the Original Russian and Edited by Leo Wiener The novels include: Anna Karenina, War and Peace, The Kossacks, etc

      Boston: Dana Estes and Company, n.d. (c.1904)., 1904. The Illustrated Cabinet Edition. Complete in 28 volumes; 8vo. A fine, tight set in publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines, author's name in gilt to centre of uppers, top edges gilt. Illustrated with several plates per volume with protective tissue guard. A comprehensive set of Tolstoy's works in a very attractive original cloth binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Gold Bat

      London, A & C Black, 1904, 1904. FIRST EDITION, earliest issue with two pages of terminal ads. but without the 8-page advertisement catalogue Octavo, pp.277, with eight plates illustrated by Whitwell. Publisher's polychrome binding of dark red cloth with pictorial upper and spine, titled in gilt. Internally clean but for light sporadix foxing mainly to prelims but occasionally recurring. Ink ownership to front flyleaf. A very sharp copy indeed with some light wear to extremities and its most noticeable defect being a half centimetre repaired split to the rear spine hinge. A very clean, handsome copy of an early Wodehouse.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Decretum Gratiani. Emendatum et notationibus illustratum.

      In - 4to (cm. 23) di pp. (84) 1904 (28) con numerose iniziali ornate, Arbor Consanguintatis e Arbor Affinitatis in xil. n.t., marca tip. al fs. Bella legatura firmata "Allegretti" primi '800, piena pergamena con piatti maculati e dso in tinta unita con fregi a secco e motivi con tit. oro: mancanza a una carta d'indice reitegrata con testo ottimamente ripreso a penna, qualche leggerissima usura e alone marginale, lieve rifilatura all'Arbor Consanguinitatis. Alcuni forellini di tarlo alle prime cc. Ottimo es. di bella edizione della Tipografia del Popolo Romano diretta da Paolo Manuzio.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Insubria]
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        The Wolf-Leader. Newly translated by Afred Allinson

      London, Methuen. [1904], 1904. First English Edition. 8vo. Publisher's decorated wraps, white card overprinted in red and black. Very light edgewear, an ink number to left extremity of front panel and trifling chipping to the spine panel. A near fine copy of an extremely fragile item. Clean, crisp and bright with border colours unfaded around the striking Frank Adams cover illustration. Internally crisp and clean with the customary reams of advertisements for Whelpton's Purifying Pills and Swan Fountain Pens preceding the story. Described as 'One of the best Werewolf novels every written', this is a chilling tale of a man who gains the ability to control wolves after begging for assistance in his revenge against a persecutor from a giant talking wolf walking on its hind legs (this strikes me as a somewhat unwise move, I'd be more inclined to temporarily shelve my thirst for vengeance and think seriously about the potential of gainful employment in say, the circus and fairground industries). A splendid copy of a rare survival.

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        [Photograph Album of Guatemala]

      (Guatemala City and Surrounding), [ca. 1904-1907]. Hardcover. Very good +. Oblong 4to. green cloth album with marbled endpapers, measuring approximately 13.25” x 9.74”. Containing 24 stiff card pages with 64 photographs total, 50 mounted recto and verso, 13 laid in loose. 21 of the photos larger format (8" x 10" approx.) with remainder roughly 3" x 5". Mounted photos all with manuscript captions. 22 instances of descriptions absent photographs, presumed perished. Binding a bit shaken, front hinge splitting. But overall sound, clean, and good overall. Prints well preserved, generally very good. A significant, early 1900s photograph album of Guatemala, most likely complied and partially photographed by the wife of then United States Consular General to Guatemala, William P. Kent (1857-1936, Consul 1906-09). With several well composed shots of the exterior and interior of the ConsularÂ’s residence at No. 76 5th Ave. in Guatemala City, as well as many images of trips through the country in and around the areas of Guatemala City, San Rafael, and Santa Maria. Other historic images include a group shot of Central American dignitaries aboard the USS Marblehead during peace treaty negotiations, and several of railroad interest, most notably an 8” x 10” commercial print of Guatemalan President Manuel Joe Estrada Cabrera captioned "Signing contract for construction of the Northern R.R." - possibly what would become known as the Farcquar Contract with The United Fruit Company for completion of The Northern Railroad in 1904. Two prints, including the contract signing, bear the stamp of photographer Albert G. Valdeavellano; one stamped Jose Garcia Sanchez. A series of five magnificent 8” x 10” prints (above, left) show the ruins at Antigua. Two enlargements show what is described as a large-scale, cement-constructed topographical map of Guatemala housed in the Temple of Minerva and built at a cost of some $100,000. The album and most loose prints are captioned in detail, making this a rich and important primary source.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Exlibris Daniel Pesl II.

      1904 1904 - Lithographie auf grauem Velin, 1904. Darstellungsgröße 10,8:2,8 cm, Blattgröße 11,8:3,8 cm. Lankheit 848. Sehr guter und tadellos erhaltener Druck, verso minimale Klebespuren.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Story of My Life

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1904-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1904. 441 pp. First British edition, first printing. Signed by Keller on the front end paper in pencil with someone else's inscription underneath in ink: "Her message to the Blind: 'Sight comes from the soul.'" Good+ condition hardcover. No jacket. Clean text. Spine a bit darkened, front and rear hinges a bit tender, corners bumped, boards a bit curved. Gilt spine lettering strong. Offsetting to half-title from newspaper clipping glued to facing page about Keller's visit to the UK in 1933. Light foxing to end papers. Former owner's inscription on title page, dated 1905. A signed copy of Keller's autobiography with a nice provenance. According to the old British Christmas card included with the book it was signed at the Northern School for the Blind in Manchester and was eventually given as a gift to a local alderman.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Napoléon et son fils. Illustrations d'après les documents contemporains.

      Goupil,, Paris, 1904 - Cm. 33, pp. (6) 294 (6). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezzo marocchino verde con punte, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Gguardie marmorizzate e taglio di testa dorato. Legatura firmata Champs-Stroobants. Brossure originali conservate (compreso il dorso). Frontespizio in rosso e nero, antiporta a colori e molte illustrazioni su tavole f.t. (tutte protette da velina parlante) Sono inoltre presenti diversi facsimili di documenti, tra cui, fra le pp. 86-67, 4 pp. di facsimile dell'atto di nascita del Re di Roma. Esemplare fresco ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, nella tiratura di testa di soli 800 esemplari numerati "sur papier à la main des Manufactures Blanchet frères & Kléber" (n. 101), di questo pregiato studio biografico su Napoleone e su suo figlio, il Re di Roma. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Tafel des Heeren - eene hulp ter rechte viering van het Heilig Avondmaal - overdenkingen voor eene week door Andrew Murray predikant te Wellington (Zuid-Afrika).

      Holl. Afrikaansche Uitgewersmaatschappij. v/h Jacques Dusseau & Co., Amsterdam, Kaapstad, 1904, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 2nd Edition137 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. This devotional for Holy Week, set out Day by Day, has been described as an "excellent resource for those who desire to grow their faith through Communion". This much used, much cared-for pocket sized book is, for its age, in general good condition. The cover, although worn and scuffed, is sturdy and sure. The spine is secure; it is much worn to the head and foot and along the seams. The binding is flexible and fluid. The contents are annotated (very neatly) throughout. The front inside cover has mild, shallow injury to the head and foot of the guttering. The inside front cover has previous owner signatures. The pages turn with ease and confidence. There is some mild foxing throughout. There is evidence of use throughout. The pages are comfortable, clear, confident and calm. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Christian; Religion; Inventory No: amfu.

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        A History of Louisiana 4 Volumes I, II, III, and IV

      Goupil & Co, 1904-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. 4 volume set. Publishers 1/4 red cloth over marbled boards. A handsome set. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. No. 771 of 1000 copies. Good bindings and covers. Light wear. Clean, unmarked pages. Howes F278 v. 1. Early explorers and the domination of the French, 1512-1768.--v. 2. The Spanish domination and the cession to the United States, 1769-1803.--v. 3. The American domination, pt. I, 1803-1861.--v. 4. The American domination, pt. II, 1861-1903. This work was one of many written in the 18th-19th Century, Alcee Fortier,a renowned Professor of Romance Languages at Tulane University. His French Creole ancestry gave him a much valued perspective on numerous works on language, literature, Louisiana history and folklore, Louisiana Creole languages, and personal reminiscence. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        Konrad Ansorge (1862-1930). Pianist. Dreiviertelfigur sitzend, nach links.

      . Radierung und Roulette, auf Bütten, signiert. 19,7:29,6 cm. Als "2. Zust.(and)" bezeichnet. Vorzüglicher Abdruck mit vollem Rand, leichter Lichtrand rundum.. An der Münchner Kunstakademie ausgebildet, experimentierte Orlik mit graphischen Techniken, insbesondere mit dem Holzschnitt. 1904 ging er nach Wien und wurde Professor und Leiter der Graphikklasse an der Kunstgewerbeschule, später lehrte er in Berlin.

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        Das Kleid der Frau mit weiteren Entwürfen von Peter Behrens, H. van de Velde, Else Oppler, Anna Muthesius, Emmy Friling, Else von Hahn, Marie Hartmann, Rudolf und Fia Wille, Frieda Petersen, Clara Möller, Louise Matz u. a. Ein Beitrag zur künstlerischen Gestaltung des Frauen-Kleides.

      Darmstadt/Leipzig, Koch, um 1904.. Mit 2 Titelillustr., 8 montierten, farb. Abb., 32 Farbmustern, 69 Abb. u. 4 Zierstücken. 99 S. u. 2 Bl. (Anzeigen). 4°. Goldgepr. OPbd., dieser gering fleckig, berieben u. bestoßen. Rücken am oberen Kapital geklebt. Stempel auf Vorsatz, Vortitel und Titel, der Vorsatz im Eck leicht gewellt, 2 Blatt gering verklebt, gelegentlich gering fleckig u. tls. leicht angerändert, sonst gutes Exemplar.. Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Colas 2110; Hiler 623; Larrass S. 70; Lipperheide Nh110.

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        Joan of Arc

      Birmingham, England 1904 - Painted by Gerald L. Brockhurst at Age 14 This remarkable watercolor was done by Brockhurst while studying at the Birmingham Municipal School of Art. Notes Wildman: "At the turn of the century, the so-called Birmingham Group, mostly staff and students of the School, had achieved international prowess ?Brockhurst and his contemporaries were students during this golden age [and] benefited from the strengths of the School's teaching, especially those of draughtsmanship and design."Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) was born in Birmingham, England, where he displayed a precocious talent for drawing. In London he was a prize-winning pupil at the Royal Academy Schools, and began etching in 1914. The following year he and his wife Anais moved to Ireland where for five years, under the patronage of Oliver St. John Gogarty, he made numerous paintings and drawings of Irish people and scenes. In 1920 he had returned to London and began a twenty-year career as an etcher - producing over 80 prints - and portrait painter of such distinction that he was able to command £1,000 a canvas, undertaking a maximun of 20 commissions a year. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1937. Around 1929 he met Kathleen Woodward, a sixteen-year old model, whom he rechristened Dorette, and who became the subject of some of his most important works. Their relationship developed rapidly, and led to a protracted, sensationalized divorce case which led to his and Dorette's departure to America in 1940, where they were later married. During the final thirty years of his life Brockhurst pursued a successful career as a portrait painter ($10,000 for a full-length study) dying after a long illness at his home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Watercolor on paper, signed "Leslie Brockhurst, aged 14 years". 1 vols. 12-1/2 x 7-1/4 in [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Taschenbuch de Kriegsflotten. Zeitraum 1904-2001 lückenlos in 61 Bden. Plus 3 Bde. zusätzlich in 2. Auflage.

      Lehmann, München - Die Lieferungen erfolgten teils unregelmäßig. Dass das hier vorliegende Angebot f. den Zeitraum 1904-2001 lückenlos ist, erschließt sich aus den Jahrgangsangaben; so war z.B. der Band "1918" der 19. Jahrgang, der Bd. "1922" ist der 20. Jgg. +++ Von den Jgg.en 1905, 1940 und 1941/42 sind neben der 1.A. auch die 2.A. vorhanden (was f. die Kriegszeit von deutlicher Relevanz ist). +++ Kl.- 8° (17x11,5cm). Leinen mit Goldprägung. Mit s. zahlreichen Fotos, teils zweifarbigen Grundrissen u. Grafiken, 4-farbigen Hoheitszeichen und Flaggen etc. +++ Kein Besitzvermerk, keine Eintragungen, Ebd.e teils an Kapitalen bestoßen u. berieben (vgl. Foto),Vorsätze (selten) leicht stockfleckig; allermeistens innen fast wie neu: von Anfang an in Sammlerhand. Seiten recht hell (auch bei Exempl. vor 1914). Aus erster Sammlerhand, 2 Genrationen im selben Haushalt. Sehr gut gepflegt und wohlerhalten. Weitere Fotos gern von: mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Samuel Cousins / by Alfred Whitman

      London : G. Bell, 1904. 1st Edition. Folio. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked vellum over matching cream, fine-ribbed cloth boards. Minor generalized wear to extremities of covers. An uncommonly good example of a scrace edition. Further scans and additional bibliographic material on request. Folio. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked vellum over matching cream, fine-ribbed cloth boards. Minor generalized wear to extremities of covers. An uncommonly good example of a scrace edition. Further scans and additional bibliographic material on request.

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        Dekorative Vorbilder eine Sammlung von Figurlichen Darstellungen, Kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen, Plastischen Ornamenten, Dekorativen Tier- und Pflanzen-Typen, Allegorieen, Heraldischen Motiven, Trophaen etc Fur Zeichner, Maler, Graphische Kunstler

      Stuttgart.: Julius Hoffman.. Volume 15.. 1904.. 57 (of 60) color plates (mostly chromolithographic with some process prints), loose in 14 x 10 inch color decorative cloth covered board folder. Folder soiled with light wear to extremities and dampstaining to two edges; 3 MISSING PLATES (4, 21 and 37), plates in very good bright condition with faint damp stain to upper right edge of many plates (not affecting image) and occasional faint soiling (outside image area). A gorgeous collection of Art Nouveau decorative patterns, graphics and illustrations including plants, figures and animals. For draftsman, painters, graphic artists, decorators, sculptors and architects. Text in German. .

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        The Sea-Wolf.

      - New York: Macmillan, 1904. 8vo. Rebound in modern half morocco and blue cloth, gilt. Minor wear to joints, light sunning to backstrip. Top edge gilt. Original six black and white illustrations throughout, including frontis. Original cloth bound in at the back. In fine condition. First edition, with white lettering and the title page a cancel. The sequence of the issues of this title are still contended, but this copy gives the earliest known publishing date, October of 1904. BAL 11882. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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