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        Hesperus. Illustrations en couleurs de Carloz Schwabe.

      Paris, Societe de propagation des livres d'art [Imprimerie nationale] 1904.. 4°. 96 S., 2 Bl. avec 33 compositions de Schwabe incluant la couverture, le frontispice et 12 planches en couleurs a pleine page. Farbig illustr. OKart. mit Japanpapier-Umschlag.. Mahe II, 909. - Monod 8030. - Eines von 350 num. Exemplaren; hier "No. 223, imprime pour Monsieur Alfred Porcabeuf". - Catulle Mendes (1841-1909), "fut remarque tres jeune par Theophile Gautier, dont il epousa la fille Judith. Ecrivain et poete, fondateur de la "Revue Fantaisiste" avec Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, il participa au "Parnasse Contemporain". Ce beau poeme est magnifiquement illustre par Carlos Schwabe, l'un des precurseurs du style Art Nouveau." - Exemplaire impeccable.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Haufe & Lutz]
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        A channel passage and other poems.

      Chatto & Windus, London 1904 - Second edition, 8vo, pp. ix, [1], 213, [2]; in an attractive hand-painted vellucent binding by Cedric Chivers, with a decorated panel on the upper cover with art nouveau design incorporating entwined vines, a mother-of- pearl onlay, a wreath and a lyre within a pink and green border, full doublures of glazed vellum, and a similar design on the spine, a.e.g.; the spine very slightly darkened; about fine throughout.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Les Kitharèdes EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1904. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1904, 12,5x18,5cm, broché. - First edition of the French translation by Renée Vivien which there is no mention of leading copies. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Jeanne Belluno "for my little (Jeannot) of that love / Renée." Book adorned with illustrations Lévy-Dhurmer. Spine faded with a slight lack in head, a tear in glued up a bit, good condition inside. --- 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 Renée Vivien dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Renée Vivien à Jeanne de Bellune : "pour mon petit (Jeannot) d'une qui l'aime / Renée". Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de Lévy-Dhurmer. Dos passé comportant un léger manque en tête, une déchirure recollée en pied d'un mors, agréable état intérieur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        ["The Aliens Bill", in:] The Liberal Magazine, a periodical for Liberal Speakers and Canvassers

      London: Liberal Publication Department, 1904. First edition. [661]-720 pp. 8vo. Near fine, in a red half morocco clamshell box and chemise. Bookplate on chemise. First edition. [661]-720 pp. 8vo. The magazine reprints Churchill's letter, known as, "The Aliens Bill." According to Woods, the letter was initially published in the Manchester Guardian, May 31, 1904, not a letter to the editor, but a private letter to Nathan Laski (1863-1941), of Manchester. The letter was later reprinted as a leaflet (cf. Woods A7 & Cohen A13). Woods D(b)24; Cohen G76c

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        Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806

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

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        L'idéal américain EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Armand Colin, 1904. Fine. Armand Colin, Paris 1904, 12x18,5cm, relié. - First edition of the French translation for of wich no leading copies exists.   Binding to bradel full navy morocco, smooth spine, first cover with a gold floral decorative pattern and an incised piece morocco representing the flag of the United States navy morocco frame enriched with a set of gilt on contreplats pink watered silk, guards and contreplats pink watered silk with decorative gold, following warnings of handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, all edges gilt, unsigned at the time binding.   Rare autograph dedication signed by the author Jules Aghion.   Two small marginal restorations on a guard who also has a small angular missing. --- 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 pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein maroquin marine, dos lisse, premier plat orné d'un motif décoratif floral doré et d'une pièce incisée de maroquin représentant le drapeau des Etats-Unis, encadrement de maroquin marine enrichi d'un jeu de filets dorés sur les contreplats de soie moirée rose, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée rose avec motifs décoratifs dorés, gardes suivantes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, toutes tranches dorées, reliure non signée de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de Theodore Roosevelt à Jules Aghion. Deux petites restaurations marginales sur une garde qui comporte également un infime manque angulaire.

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        A Map of Part of Tibet including Sikkim, the Chumbi Valley & Bhutan Showing the Routes between Darjiling and Lhasa. 1904

      London.: Edward Stanford.. 1904.. Map with colour laid down in 28 segments on linen. 65.5 x 85cm. Folds into original cloth covered case 17 x 13cm. Scale 1:506,880. A very scarce map in exceptionally good condition. A check of Worldcat (July 2015) lists only 3 libraries worldwide holding this map - Michigan University, Harvard University and the National Taiwan University. Very rarely seen on the market. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA. (2 tomos). Lujosa edición con un proemio de Sr. D. José Ma. Asensio. Ilustraciones de Don Jose Moreno Carbonero y Don Laureano Barrau. Cabeceras e iniciales policromadas, de diferentes artistas

      F. Seix, 607/667 pgs., Barcelona 1904 - Ilustrado en color. Firma de antiguo dueño en portadas. Extremos de lomos y puntas de tapas con roces. Cubiertas posteriores descoloridas. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Teen-age Girls Attending the "Queen's School" in Bangkok, 1968 [hand-titled]: "Happiness is Together with All Friends"

      Small quarto. Plasticized white paper over flexible boards. 111 black and white photographs. Most are about 2.5" x 3.5", a few larger. Slight soiling to the boards, images are mostly fine, many with ink signatures, but for the most part not obscuring the images. Dated from the inscriptions (in Thai). Each photograph is a portrait of a young girl or group of young girls, apparently prepared as a friendship album for one of the students. After the handwritten title page ("Happiness is Together with All Friends") is a drawing of an orchid, and the single word "Farewell," perhaps this was prepared as a going away album for the lone western (possibly American) girl pictured in the album. The girls, in school uniforms, miniskirts, bathing suits, and other typical late 1960s fashion, are almost all are in Western style clothing. The students are depicted engaging in a variety of activities, playing basketball, baseball, posing with a Jaguar XKE, with pets, with a guitar, on the beach, with a bicycle taxi, etc. Also laid in is a New Year's card, most of the text handwritten in Thai. A nice period vernacular album of adolescent girls engaged in a wide range of activities. The Thai inscriptions in the album indicates that this album depicts girls from the Queen's School. Queen Saovabha Phongsri took a particular interest in the education of women, and in 1904 established the first school for girls in Siam; the "Rajini School" or Queen's School in Bangkok. .

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        La vierge assassinée EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: E. Sansot & Cie, 1904. Fine. E. Sansot & Cie, Paris 1904, 9,5x16cm, relié. - First edition, one of 12 numbered copies on China, with 12 deluxe edition Japan. Binding half fawn calf, smooth spine, plates, and paper contreplats guards to moiré, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, elegant binding of the unsigned time. Beautiful copy pleasantly established. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 12 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, tirage de tête avec 12 Japon. Reliure en demi veau fauve, dos lisse, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure de l'époque non signée. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Histoires naturelles EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Flammarion, 1904. Fine. Flammarion, Paris s.d. (1904), 12,5x19cm, relié. - Second edition, partly original, on paper and current First printing illustrations of Pierre Bonnard."Bradel" binding half percaline almond smooth back slightly past with a gold typographical flagship golden double thread tail, part of title Red shagreen with minor scrapes without gravity, boards marbled paper, illustrated wrappers preserved and bound in, first board illustrated by Pierre Bonnard, binding époque.Envoi signed autograph from the author to John Ajalbert.Ouvrage adorned with 63 illustrations information Text and 4 inset Pierre Bonnard, second board cover illustrated with a drawing of Felix Vallotton for "Hair carrot" by Jules Renard.Provenance: Jean Ajalbert the library with his bookplate in Japanese-style Nabis engraved on wood handful signed monogrammed, probably that of Félicien Rops. --- 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] Deuxième édition, en partie originale, sur papier courant et premier tirage des illustrations de Pierre Bonnard. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline amande, dos lisse très légèrement passé orné d'un fleuron typographique doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge comportant de légères éraflures sans gravité, plats de papier marbré, couvertures illustrées conservées, premier plat illustré par Pierre Bonnard, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Jules Renard à Jean Ajalbert. Ouvrage orné de 63 illustrations in-texte et 4 hors-texte de Pierre Bonnard, deuxième plat de couverture illustré d'un dessin de Félix Vallotton pour le "Poil de carotte" de Jules Renard. Provenance : bibliothèque Jean Ajalbert avec son ex-libris japonisant dans le style des Nabis gravé sur bois à tout petit nombre, signé d'un monogramme, probablement celui de Félicien Rops.

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        THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE AND OTHER POEMS

      Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1904. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by King, Jessie M.. Very good condition with no wrapper. Red cloth with gilt titles, borders and decoration. B/w illustrations. 310 pages. Book: all plates present. Endpapers lightly browned. Spine faded and bumped. [S]

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        Deutscher Ordens-Almanach - Handbuch der Ordensritter und Ordensdamen deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit,

      . Berlin, Verlag Duncker, 1904/1905, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 1322 Seiten, farbige Ordenstafel, Gelenke repariert, Zustand 2-3 (T1623).

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        Weibliche Grazie: 4 bänden (1-2-3-4) 4-vol. set, lacking volume 5

      Stuttgart: von Klemm & Beckmann, 1904. First edition. Softcover. g to vg. Quarto. Unpaginated. Uncut. Original string bound wrappers with a photographic reproduction affixed to each front cover. Text pages within a decorative frame. Each volume contains 20 tissue-guarded captioned plates, with tipped-in toned photographic reproductions of female nudes in artistic study scenes by René le Bègue, Professor H. L. von Jan, A. Lemoine, G. Plüschow, Graf C. de Clugny, Otto Schmidt, and A. Schneider. Mildew at upper corner of pages in the first volume. Tail of spine of vols. 1 & 3 and head of spine of vol. 2 partly chipped. Text in German. Wrappers and interior of volume 1 in overall fair to good, wrappers and interior of vols 2 to 4 in good+ to very good condition.

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        The Complete Works

      London and Boston: Virtue & Company,, 1904. 12 volumes, octavo (226 × 152 mm). Publisher's deluxe red morocco binding, titles and floral decoration to spines gilt separated by triple raised bands, panelled gilt design to boards with central floral design with onlaid morocco pieces, decoration to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Each volume with five illustrations printed in two states on vellum paper with tissue guards printed in red. Pages nice and clean, some minor darkening to spines, three volumes expertly re-backed with original spines laid down, overall an excellent set. The memorial edition. Limited to 50 sets of which this is copy number 6. A particularly handsome and lavish set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A History of English Furniture. The Age of Oak; The Age of Walnut; The Age of Mahogany; The Age of Satinwood. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author

      London: Lawrence & Bullen, Limited., 1904-08. 4 volumes, folio, The Age of Oak: viii, (1), 243p.+15 pl.; The Age of Walnut: (2), 247p.+15 pl.; The Age of Mahogany: (4), 271p.+ 15 pl.; The Age of Satinwood: (4), 259p.+ 15 pl.. With sixty chromolithographed plates after Shirley Slocombe and hundreds of other plates in black and white. Original red cloth gilt, gilt tops, a very good copy. First edition of this definitive study, rarely found in good condition as it has long been used as the standard reference book on the subject.

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        Mathias Sandorf

      Paris: Hetzel, 1904. Fine. Hetzel, Paris 1904, Grd. in 8 (18x27,5cm), 552pp., relié. - First Edition illustrated. 111 drawings by Benette and a map. Catalog fine in 1886 for Cardboard editor connected Lenègre.; special plate Souze. Cardboard told the silver banner or ball. The cardboard was used only for the triple volume Sandorf. Beautiful state of two boards. Back faded. Rubbed Caps. Early slot on 5 cm upper joint. Roussseurs very light rain. Good copy, the first ice-cold plate. Sandorf is dedicated posthumously to Alexander Dumas. Jules Verne honors in effect in this novel the author of the Count of Monte Cristo ("In this book, I tried to make Matthias Sandorf Monte Cristo Extraordinary Voyages."); Sandorf was betrayed and imprisoned him as his adventures and retrace his revenge. The novel takes place on the periphery of the méditerranéenn southern Europe. --- 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 illustrée par Benett et une carte. Cartonnage de l'éditeur, dos lisse à l'ancre, premier plat dit "au globe doré" dans sa deuxième version, second plat de type Engel "i". Rousseurs, chasse des gardes bleues d'origine fendues mais solidaires, quelques restaurations très habiles du cartonnage. Mathias Sandorf est dédié de manière posthume à Alexandre Dumas. Jules Verne rend hommage en effet dans ce roman à l'auteur du Comte de Monte-Cristo ("Dans cet ouvrage, j'ai essayé de faire de Matthias Sandorf le Monte-Cristo des Voyages extraordinaires.") ; Sandorf a été comme lui emprisonné et trahi et ses aventures retraceront sa vengeance. Le roman se déroule sur le pourtour méditerranéenn de l'Europe du sud.  

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        La Sainte Bible Ancien testament EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: M. de Brunoff & Cie, 1904. Fine. M. de Brunoff & Cie, Paris 1904, In Folio (34x42,5cm), 2 volumes reliés. - first edition published in 560 copies, ours, one of 40 copies of the draw "portrait" on handmade paper, limited edition of 20 after Japan. This copy contains the portrait of Tissot pulled intaglio, gravure a first state of all-out text before the letter, a second state heightened with color and hand all inset, before the letter, a third state with every letter inset finished in colors, all on paper at cuve.bindings Editor half vellum, smooth spine decorated with arabesques and a security pen, a tiny tear Length without missing the back of one of the volumes, flat green calico, some rubbing and stains on one of volumes.L'ouvrage is illustrated with 360 illustrations and 40 in-text inset in couleurs.Rare and beautiful edition of this "Bible Tissot" bookish iconic work of British Orientalism and whose drawings were made following a revelation that the painter was in 1885, after visiting the Saint-Sulpice church in Paris. This vision made him swap his busy life as a painter against the Sailfish (during the years 1886-1887 and 1889) to discover the holy places of Egypt, Syria and Palestine.Superbe copy of this masterpiece. --- 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 parue à 560 exemplaires, le nôtre, un des 40 exemplaires du tirage "au portrait" sur papier à la cuve, tirage de tête après 20 Japon. Cet exemplaire contient le portrait de Tissot tiré en taille-douce, un premier état en héliogravure de tous les hors-texte avant la lettre, un deuxième état avec rehauts de couleurs et à la main de tous les hors-texte, avant la lettre, un troisième état avec lettre de tous les hors-texte terminés en couleurs, le tout sur papier à la cuve.Reliures de l'éditeur en demi vélin, dos lisses ornés d'arabesques et d'un titre à la plume, une infime déchirure sans manque en pied du dos de l'un des volumes, plats de percaline verte, quelques frottements et taches sur l'un des volumes.L'ouvrage est illustré de 360 illustrations in-texte et 40 hors-texte en couleurs.Rare et belle édition de cette "Bible Tissot", oeuvre livresque emblématique de l'orientalisme britannique et dont les dessins furent composés à la suite d'une révélation que le peintre eut, en 1885, après avoir visité l'église Saint-Sulpice à Paris. Cette vision lui fit troquer sa vie bien remplie de peintre contre celle de pélerin (durant les années 1886-1887 et en 1889) à la découverte des lieux saints d'Egypte, de Syrie et de Palestine. Superbe exemplaire de cette oeuvre magistrale.

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        A Selection from the Collection of Drawings by the Old Masters formed by C. Fairfax Murray.

      London: Privately Printed 1904 - First edition, 4to, 28pp., 292 plates, black and white and sepia-tone, from paintings, etc., executed by MM. Braun, Clement & Co, Paris and Dornach, marbled endpapers, cont. half morocco, t.e.g. uncut, lightly rubbed otherwise a very nice copy. Approximately 150 artists are represented from the schools of Giotto, Pollajuolo, Florentine 15th Century, Perugino, Lombard School 15th Century, Parmigiano, North Italian, Venetian School 18th Century, Rembrandt, the Dutch School, Flemish School, Early German, etc. Charles Fairfax Murray is believed to have received early art training from Richard Gainsborough Dupont, became a protege of John Ruskin, and joined Edward Burne-Jones as a studio assistant. Soon he was also assisting William Morris and Rosetti. While in Italy, as an agent for the Director of the National Gallery and other private collectors, Murray built his own Italian Old Master collection. He returned to England and resumed his friendships with Burne-Jones, William Morris, and their circle in the Arts & Crafts Movement. He also developed great American art collections, described by Lockett Agnew as "the finest judge of art in the world." Later, in 1909, having bought and sold several lots of rare books and collections to museums and galleries, he made his major sale -- his personal collection of 1400 Old Master drawings, to American banker John Pierpont Morgan for a sum almost equivalent to 3,000,000 pounds today. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La montagne à travers les âges. Rôle joué par elle, façon dont elle a été vue.Tome 1: Des temps antiques à la fin du XVIIIe siècle.Tome 2: La Montagne d'aujourd'hui.

      Grenoble, H. Falque et F. Perrin - Librairie Dauphinoise & Moutier, F. Ducloz - Librairie Savoyarde, 1903-1904. - 2 volumes in-4°, XV-559-494p. Edition originale au tirage limité et numéroté 1/2400 exemplaires. Splendides ouvrages agrémentés de 657 illustrations en noir d'après des documents anciens. Une référence incontournable de la littérature montagnarde. Exemplaire de première fraîcheur agréablement relié. [Perret 2031] Reliures demi-maroquin havane à coins, dos à nerfs, titres dorés à froid, plats marbrés. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Manuale di ornitologia italiana. Elenco descrittivo degli uccelli stazionari o di passaggio finora osservati in Italia

      Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1904 - Legatura editoriale in piena tela figurata. Cerniere restaurate e carte di guardia marmorizzate rinnovate. Margine superiore leggermente rifilato, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Provenienza: Collezione Marchese Sacchetti (ex libris cartaceo al contropiatto anteriore). Uno dei manuali Hoepli più rari. Ceresoli, p. 59. 16mo (cm. 14,3), 1 c.nn. bianca, 163(1), VIII, 907(3) pp. con 36 tavole f.t. e 401 incisioni n.t. da disegni originali. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The English student's journal.

      Seitosha 1904-1909, Tokyo - 22 issues, illustrations throughout, an incomplete set; edges worn, paper browning, some issues annotated, some bindings reinforced by staples, vocabulary lists and news supplement laid in to many issues. The English Student's Journal was published twice a month and dedicated to providing a "light, breezy, and chatty little paper" through which students of English could study. It offered short news items, witticisms, and curious facts, often with an imperialist and nationalistic bent. Of particular interest is its essay club section, in which readers were encouraged to submit short essays in return for prizes. In these essays we see glimpses of daily life among the educated Japanese, with illness, draft dodging, and the state of the economy finding representation often. Diet Library only in OCLC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Sea Wolf

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1904 - First Edition, First Printing with a handwritten Manuscript letter to Charmian London, written while on the Twentieth Century train to New York to negotiate for the return of the film rights to "The Sea Wolf" Jack London writes in pencil on 7 sheets of small notepaper, approx. 7.5x14 cm (3x5½”) that are laid into the book. “Whom should I meet but Hodgkinson carrying S.W. films to New York – Wolf.” The remainder is a rambling declaration of his feeling towards Charmian: “My Woman, I wish I did not suffer from doing by thousand words each day. Because then I should tell you that you are my dearest possession, you are my one possession that counts for anything. Incidentally, you count for everything. All the space of words occupied by all my books would not furnish the details of the account that makes you so count with me. Wolf.” The book is in great shape with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with light wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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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 PICCANINNIES LIBRARY. THE PICCANINNIES PICTURE POCKET BOOKS. Complete in Five Volumes. STORIES FROM PUSSYLAND (Shuter, Wain); TOPSY IN TOYLAND (Matthews, Shuter); TWO SIMPLE TALES (Stirling, Hassell, Aldin); STORIES FROM PUPPYLAND (Smith, Aldin); DOINGS OF THE DOLLYMITES (Howard, Billinghurst)

      London:: Sands & Co.,, 1904. First Edition. Very Good to Very Good+. FIVE VOLUMES. Complete set . Very Good to Very Good+ hardback First Editions first Printings in the Original red cloth bindings with white illustrations. In the Original red paper covered slipcase, as issued (title no longer on slipcase). Each volume measures 4" by 2.7" and consists of 96 pages with text, color and black & white illustrations by some of the most notable illustrators of the early 20th century. All are complete except for a missing blank front free endpaper in "Pussyland". Scattered soiling. Spotting rear cover "Toyland". Bindings are intact. No extraneous writing, inscriptions or markings. A Rare survivor with OCLC listing only 4 copies (one of which has only 4 books).

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        Our Poultry and All About Them: Their Varieties, Habits, Mating, Breeding, Selection and Management for Pleasure and Profit

      London.: Hutchinson.. No date. Ca. 1904.. BOUND IN TWO VOLUMES. 36 color plates, black and white plates and in-text illustrations 442(818)pp, 11 x 9 1/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers extremities quite rubbed, light soiling to covers, a number of plates are loose, a few have soft corner creases or an occasional short edge tear; overall very good, clean condition with bright color plates. A 1904 announcement from Hutchinson describes Weir's volume as "The greatest work on poultry ever projected." It states that the book is to be published "in 13 fortnightly parts" and further observes of the author: "Mr. Harrison Weir's life-long experience as a breeder, exhibitor, and judge of poultry entitles him to the foremost place as an authority on the subject. His new book "Our Poultry," is the work of a practical man whose labours as an artist and journalist have received universal recognition, and it is no exaggeration to say that his illustrations far surpass in beauty and fidelity any pictures of poultry that have been published...; this work can certainly be called his magnum opus." Who's Who (Macmillan) in 1905 observed in their profile of Weir: "'Our Poultry and All About Them,' the writing and illustrating of which occupied his attention for upwards of 20 years, [is] for its size...unique as the work of one man, author and illustrator, there being over 600,000 words of letterpress, 37 (sic) richly printed coloured pictures, and over 350 black and white drawings..." Weir's two-volume work is relatively uncommon in a complete state, as it was issued in installments to be bound when the series was complete. This set has been bound without a title page or table of contents (presumably issued with one of the parts) and there is no index (the latter likely as published). Some of the curious features, which might be described as comprising an appendix to the volumes, include Curatives and Medicines derived from poultry; Shrove Tuesday Customs involving Poultry; Cock-Crowing; Spurs; Poultry Markets; Superstitions and Omens; Proverbs, Axioms, Sayings, Etc., followed by a Glossary. .

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        Grein and Pahls Drink Mixer's Manual [Drinks as they are Mixed]

      Chicago: oe Grein & J. Pauls Inc. Very Good. [circa 1904]: Grein and Pauls edition of Paul E. Lowe's Drinks as they are Mixed. Grein and Pahls was a hops and malt store in Chicago, who gained permission from from the original publisher of Paul E. Lowe's book to republish the book in its entirety though wrapped in a cover with their name on it, and with an advertisement for their catalog. In Very Good condition. Light soiling to cloth, light edge wear. Light evidence of erased red pencil to front free end paper, and occasionally in margins. Pages show a few small stains. Front free end paper has an edge tear repaired with tape. Front and rear hinge lightly exposed. An extremely scarce edition; far more uncommon than the usual edition of Drinks as they are Mixed and rarely seen at market.

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        The Old Testament. 2 vols. (Complete)

      M. De Brunoff, Art Publisher, Paris, London, New York 1904 - 1/720. Folio. Original full leather with gold lettering on spines. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Silk moire endpapers. Mounted frontispiece portrait of J. James Tissot, protected with a tissue-guard. Both title-pages in red and black lettering with embossed golden grape cluster vignette. Decorative initials and head- and tailpieces. Rare and fascinating work profusely illustrated with three hundred and ninety-six in-text and full-page compositions (some in color). This copy being an American Edition de Grand Luxe, each full-page plate is displayed in 2 states, each one being protected with a tissue-guard. Every first state illustrations are mounted. Some age-wear on binding with some rubbing along joints and edges. Front board of second volume detached but present. Some discoloration on spines. Bindings in overall fair to good, interior in near to fine condition. About the Illustrator: James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836 -1902) was born at Nantes. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Ingres, Flandrin and Lamothe, and exhibited in the Paris Salon for the first time at the age of twenty-three. In 1861 he showed The Meeting of Faust and Marguerite, which was purchased by the state for the Luxembourg Gallery. His first characteristic period made him a painter of the charms of women. Demi-mondaine would be more accurate as a description of the series of studies which he called La Femme a Paris. He fought in the Franco-Prussian War and, falling under suspicion as a Communard, left Paris for London. Here he studied etching with Sir Seymour Haden, drew caricatures for Vanity Fair, and painted portraits as well as genre subjects. Sometime in the 1870s Tissot met an Irish divorcee, Mrs. Kathleen Newton, who became his companion and the model for many of his paintings. Mrs. Newton moved into Tissot's household in 1876 and lived with him until her suicide in the late stages of consumption in 1882 at the age of 28. It was many years before he turned to the chief labor of his career, the production of a series of 700 watercolor drawings to illustrate the life of Christ and the Old Testament. He disappeared from Paris, whither he had returned after the death of Kathleen Newton, and went to Palestine. In 1896 the series of 350 drawings of incidents in the life of Christ was exhibited in Paris, and the following year found them on show in London. They were then published by the firm of Lemercier in Paris, who had paid him 1,100,000 francs for them. (Over 500 related drawings, watercolors and oils are now in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum.) After this he turned to the scenes of the Old Testament, upon which he was still engaged at the abbey of Buillon, in the department of Doubs, France, when he died. American Edition de Grand Luxe. Limited edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Radio-Activity

      UK: Cambridge University Press, 1904 Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1904. Near fine. Externally very nice with a little rubbing to the edges, sticker remnants to top of spine. Library stamp to endpaper, ex-libris sticker and seller's sticker to pastedown.. 1st Edition. Hardback. Near Fine.

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        Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag 1904.. 128 S. Mit 11 ganzseitigen Illustrationen von Karl Walser. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit hellrotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Diie Originalbroschur von Karl Walser mit eingebunden.. Badorrek-H. A. 28.1. - Sarkowski 1872. - Wilpert-G. 1. - Erste Ausgabe. - Gutes Exemplar der seltenen ersten Buchveröffentlichung Walsers. - Exemplar der Bindequote in der illustrierten Broschur hierin einem schlichten aber geschmackvollen Privateinband der Zeit. Schönes, fleckenloses Exemplar. Späteres Exlibris eines Insel-Sammlers auf dem dem Innendeckel.

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        The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: Being the Weston Subedge Field Account Book for the Final Twenty-six Years of the Famous Cotswold Games, Hitherto Unpublished, and Now Edited with a Study on the Old Time Sports of Campden and the Village Community of Weston.

      Chipping Campden Essex House Press 1904 - Small quarto. lvi, 59pp. One of 75 copies. Illustrated with several full-page engravings of Dover's Hill and Campden landmarks by Edmund H. New, as well as a double-page map of Weston Subedge parish. Printed on Essex House paper and printed at the Press by the Guild of Handicraft. The Cotswold Games are an annual sporting event held during the week of May Day. The games began around 1612 and, in spite of the title of the book, continues to this day. Although the games were inspired by the ancient Greek Olympics, the competitions include sledgehammer throwing, sword fighting, horsemanship, and other activities suited to the rural English countryside. Bound in white buckram, gilt-titled to spine. Slight toning to spine, small spot to upper cover, else fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mark Twain notifies the personal secretary of financier Henry H Rogers, who helped him manage his finances, that he has changed banks and that "the monthly money from Harpers & the Tarrytown house" that he was trying to sell should be deposited in his new account

      New York, NY, October 9, 1904. 5" x 8". "Autograph Letter Signed ""SL C.,"" 1p, 5"" x 8"". On stationery of ""The Grosvenor, / Fifth Ave. & Tenth St. / New York,"" October 9, 1904. To Miss [Katharine I.] Harrison. Small light stain in upper left corner. Fine condition.In full, ""Hereafter won't you please place the monthly money from Harpers & the Tarrytown house - next to my credit in the Lincoln National Bank instead of the Guaranty Trust. I mean to try to live on that - (& shan't succeed.) Good-bye. I shall call soon. SL C. You notice I have changed my hotel.""Katharine I. Harrison was secretary to industrialist and financier Henry H. Rogers who had been Clemens' friend since they first met in 1893. Rogers helped Clemens reorganize his finances and Miss Harrison managed the details of Clemens' financial accounts. The ""money from Harpers"" refers to Clemens' exclusive publishing contract with Harpers. In 1902, Clemens purchased Hillcrest, a house in Tarrytown, New York. The New York Times reported on December 22, 1904, ""Charles A. Gardiner, attorney for the Manhattan Railway Company, has bought the properties at Tarrytown owned by Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) and E. B. Cobb. The two parcels together make a tract of forty acres ... Mr. Clemens bought his half of the property about two years ago, intending to live there, but did not do so on account of illness in his family."""

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        Klinger, Max. - Vom Tode II (Opus XIII). - Blatt III. - "Genie (Künstler)".

      - Radierung / Kaltnadel, auf gelblichem kaiserlichem Japanpapier, 1904. Von Max Klinger. 41,8 x 31,6 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 45,0 x 34,7 cm (Platte) / 58,5 x 44,5 cm (Blatt). Singer 233 VI (von VII). In der Darstellung rechts unten Monogramm. Darunter gestochene Signatur. Verso Besitzstempel Schleswig-Holsteinischer Kunstverein Kiel, dazu Tilgungsstempel. - Prachtvoller, fein nuancierender Druck von Otto Felsing, Berlin. - Tadellos erhalten. Sehr guter Zustand. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben? Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn.

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        DE VITA ET MORIBVS IULII AGRICOLAE LIBER DE ORIGINE SITV MORIBVS AC POPVLIS GERMANORVM LIBER DE ORATORIBVS DIALOGVS

      [Boston: D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, 1904]. Folio (45 x 32 cm). Quarter brown calf and gilt lettered boards. Calf darkened and a bit crazed and chipped, slight tanning at board edges, internally about fine. One of one hundred copies only, printed in Bertram Goodhue's Merrymount type, its first use after its premiere in the 1896 Merrymount Press Altar Book. The text was edited by Prof. Morris Morgan, and the text was suggested to Updike by Charles Eliot Norton for use in this production intended to showcase the font. Given the significant percentage of the one hundred copies located in institutions, it is not at all surprising that this imposing example of turn-of-the- century typographic accomplishment is uncommon in commerce. Updike, THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS, p.27. SMITH, p. 202. RANSOM (Merrymount Press) 9.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1904

      John Wisden & Co, London 1904 - Forty First Edition. Full scores and bowling analyses of all important played in 1903. Special photographs of A. E. Knight, John Gunn, P.F. Warner, W. Mead, C. Blythe. Original brown cloth binding, gilt titles to the front and spine. Light wear to the extremities, spine a little browned, corners bumped. Very minor marking to the boards but gilt nice and bright, presents well overall. Minor cracking to the rear endpapers, and a little damp staining. Margins of the title page a little browned. Contents clean and free from foxing, photo plate in nice condition. Original tissue guard with minor loss. cxl + 492pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Original etching by Camille Pissarro

      Paris : Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1904. Book. Illus. by Camille Pissarro. Near Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Original wrappers. Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Courrier Europeen de l 'Art et de la Curiosite. 563e Livraison. 3e Periode. Tome Trente et unieme. 28.5 x 19 cm. With the original dry-needle etching by Camille Pissarro "Vachère au Bord de l'Eau". Etching is unsigned and unnumbered and measures 20 x 13,5 cm. Ref. Delteil 93 VIII. Black & white illustrations and plates; a.o a photo gravure by Memling - La Passion and one by Pissarro - Jardin a Pontoise. 87 pp. + 6 pp. advertisements. Etching and other plates are in fine condition, no age-toning or foxing, full original margins. The Gazette des Beaux-Arts began publishing in 1859. From the beginning of its publication the Gazette regularly commissioned the greatest etchers of the day to supply original graphic works of art. Nineteenth century editions included original etchings by Daubigny, Appian, Goya, Meryon, Whistler, Seymour Haden, Liebermann, Maclaughlan, Besnard and others..

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        Labmi(t)z" 1904, Blick auf eine Landschaft mit der Ortschaft Labmitz auf der Insel Usedom im Hintergrund links.

      1904 1904 - Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert „Labmitz 7.9.04". 19,3:28,5 cm. Seine erste künstlerische Unterweisung erhielt Philipp Franck als Schüler bei dem Zeichenlehrer F. Hoff. 1877-1879 studierte er in Frankfurt am Städelschen Kunstinstitut bei J.H. Hasselhorst (1825-1904) und E. von Steinle (1810-1886). Anschließend nahm er in Kronberg bis 1881 Privatunterricht bei A. Burger (1824-1905). Ein weiterer Mitbegründer der Kronberger Malerkolonie, J.F. Dielmann (1809-1885), mit dem er freundschaftlich verbunden war, riet ihm in Düsseldorf weiterzustudieren. 1881-1887 setzte er seine Studien an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie bei E. von Gebhardt (1838-1925) und E. Dücker (1841-1916) fort. 1888-1890 folgte ein Würzburg-Aufenthalt. Anschließend legte er an der Königlichen Zeichenschule in Berlin die Prüfung als Zeichenlehrer ab. 1891/92 hatte er eine erste Lehrestelle in Halle/Saale. 1892 wurde er als Lehrer an die Staatliche Kunstschule Berlin berufen, 1898 folgte die Berufung zum Professor, 1915-1930 war er dort Direktor. Zwischen 1915 und 1939 unternahm er zahlreiche kleinere Reisen nach Kronberg. 1898 war er Mitbegründer der Berliner Sezession, deren Ausstellungen er regelmäßig beschickte. 1919 wurde er Mitglied der Preußischen Akademie. In dieser Zeit arbeitete er eng mit Max Liebermann (1847-1935) zusammen und wird zum Kreis um L. Corinth (1858-1935) gezählt. Philipp Franck, der eine grundlegende Reform des Zeichenunterrichts in Preußen durchsetzte, verfaßte hierzu zwei Handbücher für den Zeichen- und Kunstunterricht.

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        versch. Häusern, z.B. Schulhaus an der Ridlerstraße, Zentralfortbildungsschule an der Liebherrstraße, Schulhaus an der Flustraße, städt. Zentralfeuerhaus an der Blumenstraße, äußere Maximiliansbrücke, Wittelsbacherbrücke, Brause- und Wannenband an

      der Pilgersheimerstraße); 2. Die Erhebung der Wohnverhältnisse in der Stadt München 1904-1907. 1. Teil: Die Altstadt (Lindauer'sche Buchhandlung, München 1906; 30 Seiten, eine Karte); 3: dito, II. Teil, Der X., XI. und XII. Stadtbezirk (1906, 30 - Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte); 4. III. Teil, Das Ostend (XIV-XVIII Stadtbezirk) (1906, 34 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte); 5. IV. Teil, Die Stadtbezirke V-IX und XIII (1907, 31 Seiten, eine auklappb. Karte); 6. V. Teil, Das Westend (XIX -XXIV . Stadtbezirk) (1910, 30 Seiten); 7. VI Teil, Gesamtergebnis (1910, 30 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte - 2-7 in der Reihe "Mittheilungen des Statistischen Amtes der Stadt München", Band XX Heft 1, Teile 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). 8. Grundsteinlegung zum Deutschen Museum (12 Seiten, s-w-Abb., keinerlei Titelbild); 9. 1864 / 1924. 60 Jahre Konsum-Verein München von 1864 (44 Seiten, vorderer Teil des Kartoneinbandes eingebunden, s-w-Abb., Annoncen); 10. Erinnerungsblätter der Pfarrgemeinde St. Franziskus in München Untergiesing zur Konsekration der St.-Franziskus-Jubiläumskirche (München 1926, 18 Seiten); Stempel auf Einbandinnenseite, handschr. Inhaltsregister auf vord. Vorsatz; sonst schön [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        1. Chez Les Cannibales. Huit ans de croisiere dans l'Ocean Pacifique a bord du yacht "Le Tolna". / & 2. Vers L'Ecueil de Minicoy---Apres huit Ans dans L'Ocean Pacifique et Indien a Bord du Yacht "Le Tolna".

      Librairie Plon, Paris, 1903. / 1904. - EA. Beide Bände zusammen mit Frontispiez, 372 fotogr.Abb. auf Tafeln und im Text sowie 5 Karten, eine davon gefaltet, drei weitere mehrfach gefaltet. Beide Bände sehr dekorative Hleder-Bände mit marmorierten Deckeln (original altes Marmor-Sprenkel-Papier) und Rücken-Goldprägung. IV, 407 S. / 395 S. 4°. Neu geheftet und eingebunden; hervorragender Zustand, sehr sauber, keine Bibl.-Explare, keine Anstreichungen o.ä. . Karten teils minimal stockfleckig. Einziger echter Schönheitsfehler: Vortitel und Titel von 'Chez les Cannibales' in Fotokopie mit eingebunden!! Ansonsten zwei sehr schöne, gleichermaßen eingebundene Exemplare von selten guter Erhaltung. Der steinreiche ungarische „Count" Festetics de Tolna gönnte sich und seiner frisch angetrauten Ehefrau eine 8-jährige Hochzeitsreise kreuz und quer durch die Südsee sowie durch die indonesische Inselwelt. Stationen waren u.a. Hawai, Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, Neue Hebriden, Salomonen, Bismarck-Archipel, Palau etc. Diese zwei fotografisch hervorragend ausgestattete Reisewerke auf Kunstdruck-Papier waren u.a. die Früchte dieser Expedition.

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        The Works and Life of Laurence Sterne. Including: Tristram Shandy, A Sentimental Journey, Sermons of Mr. Yorick, Journal to Eliza; with Introductions by W.L. Cross, Also contains Sterne's Letters, An Eulogy by the Abbe Raynal, and a Life of Sterne by Percy Fitgerald

      New York: J. F, Taylor and company, 1904., 1904. The York Edition. LIMITED to 750 copies of which this is No459. Complete in 12 volumes; large 8vo. Finely bound in recent green half morocco, matching cloth boards, twin red and green title labels and gilt decoration to spines, raised bands, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated. A superb set.

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        [Jugendstil Rug Trade Catalog]: Koch & Te Kock. Oelsnitz. Mars 1904

      Oelsnitz, [Germany]: Kock & Te Kock. 1904. Octavo. Deep blue flexible cloth decorated in black and gilt. 105 beautiful mounted chromolithograph plates of Jugendstil rug designs, with price list bound in the rear. Corners bumped, else near fine, the plates are about fine. The designs, non-sequentially numbered represent a righteous profusion of the spectacularly beautiful Art Nouveau designs. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        La Robe Rouge, 1894.(Chicago 107 II/II; Levy 96; Way 68). Transfer lithograph in black printed on fine laid paper with the watermark O.W.P & A. C.L.

      Goulding., London 1904 - Transfer lithograph in black printed on fine laid paper with the watermark O.W.P & A. C.L.A posthumous edition of 42 impressions printed by Goulding in 1904, the stone was erased the same year. There were two states of this lithograph, of which there were only twenty-three life time impressions.The sitter was Beatrix Whistler, his wife. ‘Whistler plainly stated in a letter to the Ways, this lithograph and La Belle Dame endormie were drawn on the evening of 22nd of September 1894,making them among the most precisely dated images in his lithographic oeuvre’.‘When Whistler received the proofs of La Robe Rouge in early October 1894, he ordered up to twenty impressions, saying that he might wish to ‘touch the stone’ during an anticipated visit to London.’This lithograph was also published in The Studio magazine in 1895 in an edition of 3000 copies. ‘The image was transferred from the original stone to supplementary stones in preparation for the large machine-printed edition that Thomas way pulled for The Studio.’Image size 188 x 155 mmSheet size 380 x 267mm (14 7/8 x 10 inches) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hadrian the Seventh. A Romance

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1904. Octavo. Original purple boards, titles to spine gilt, title and pictorial decoration to front board in white, top edge gilt. Title page printed in red. Spine rolled, closed tear to tail of spine repaired, a little minor wear and bumping to tips, extremities lightly rubbed, small bump to head of front board, rear hinge cracked but holding. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue binding with the decoration on the front board in white and later publisher's advertisements.

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        [Photo Album]: Teen-age Girls Attending the "Queen's School" in Bangkok, 1968 [hand-titled]: "Happiness is Together with All Friends"

      Small quarto. Plasticized white paper over flexible boards. 111 black and white photographs. Most are about 2.5" x 3.5", a few larger. Slight soiling to the boards, images are mostly fine, many with ink signatures, but for the most part not obscuring the images. Dated from the inscriptions (in Thai). Each photograph is a portrait of a young girl or group of young girls, apparently prepared as a friendship album for one of the students. After the handwritten title page ("Happiness is Together with All Friends") is a drawing of an orchid, and the single word "Farewell," perhaps this was prepared as a going away album for the lone western (possibly American) girl pictured in the album. The girls, in school uniforms, miniskirts, bathing suits, and other typical late 1960s fashion, are almost all are in Western style clothing. The students are depicted engaging in a variety of activities, playing basketball, baseball, posing with a Jaguar XKE, with pets, with a guitar, on the beach, with a bicycle taxi, etc. Also laid in is a New Year's card, most of the text handwritten in Thai. A nice period vernacular album of adolescent girls engaged in a wide range of activities. The Thai inscriptions in the album indicates that this album depicts girls from the Queen's School. Queen Saovabha Phongsri took a particular interest in the education of women, and in 1904 established the first school for girls in Siam; the "Rajini School" or Queen's School in Bangkok. .

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