The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1904

        Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst (mit den Beiblättern Kunstchronik und Kunstmarkt) - Neue Folge, 15. Jahrgang - mit 21 Originalen Arbeiten, künstlerische Reproduktionen und photomechanische Reproduktionen (Verzeichnis der Orig.Arbeiten auf Anfrage) u.a.: Hans Berthold: Pelikane (Orig.Holzschnitt).,

      Seemann; 1904 - 304/ 240 Seiten; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3600

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Johannes Brahms. Vier Bände in 7 Büchern. Mit vielen Notenbeispielen, Faksimiles und Tafeln.

      Wien/Leipzig, Wiener Verlage. 1904 bis 1914.. Mischauflagen (1. und 2. Auflage). Gr.8°. 512, 500, 555, 572 Seiten, unbeschnitten und teils unaufgeschnitten. Jeder Band mit einem Namenregister. Frakturdruck. Interimsbindung: Illustrierter Originalkarton. (Band 1: Ecken/Rückenkanten/Kapitale tlws. berieben/bestossen. Exlibris). - Im übrigen gut erhaltene, ordentliche Exemplar ohne Eintragungen.. - Inhalt: 1. Band: 1833 - 1862. 2. Band: I.: 1862 - 1868. II.: 1869 - 1873. 3. Band: I.: 1874 -1881. II.: 1881 - 1885. 4. Band: I.: 1886 -1891. II.: 1891 - 1897. / Mit eingedruckter Widmung: Den treuen Brahms-Freunden Viktor und Olga von Miller zu Aichholz in herzlichster Verehrung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tarter, Einzelunternehmen]
 2.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Nueva MAPA de la RÉPÚBLICA ARGENTINA - Pablo Ludwig - 1904

      Maucci Hnos, Buenos Aires 1904 - Nueva MAPA de la RÉPÚBLICA ARGENTINA y sus paises limitrofes - con el nuevo limite Argentino Chileno - construido por el Cartografo Pablo Ludwig - segun los datos oficiales mas recientes, publicato por Maucci Hnos - Buenos Aires - 1904 carte entoilée (80 cm x 115.5 cm), pliée en six parties horizontales et 7 parties verticales, aux contours colorisés, texte en espagnol - édition ornée sur le pourtour des différents costumes de l'armée, ainsi que des bateaux de la flotte argentine, en lithographies. très bon état

      [Bookseller: Liseronsblancs]
 3.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Idylls of the King

      1904. A Tennyson Masterpiece In A Masterful Binding by Ramage[RAMAGE, binder]. [TENNYSON, Lord Alfred]. Idylls of the King. London: Macmillan and Co., 1904. Golden Treasury Edition. Small octavo (6 1/16 x 3 3/4 in; 154 x 96 mm). [viii], 421, [1, blank] pp. Bound by Ramage (stamp-signed on lower turn-in) in contemporary full crimson crushed morocco, with gilt-rolled borders enclosing a broad frame of antelope morocco with gilt-ornamented black morocco entrelacs against a background tiny gilt tools, within which is a gilt-bordered crimson field with gilt foliate corner pieces. Raised bands. Spine compartments reiterate the gilt frame. Broad turn-ins with gilt rosettes, dots, and fleurons frame cream moire silk doublures, Cream moire silk free endpapers. All edges gilt. Armorial bookplate on front blank leaf. Minimal rubbing to corners. A fine example of a Ramage binding.Born in London in 1836, John Ramage served an apprenticeship with John Wright, then went to Paris, where he was able to work with the distinguished Marcellin Lortic (1822-1892), who opened his shop on the Rue St. Honoré in 1840. In 1860 Ramage purchased the binding business of Alexander Banks, Jr., in Edinburgh, then returned three years later to London, where he was in business at various locations into the 20th century. Though the range designs is broad, Ramage bindings are celebrated for their remarkably delicate, careful, and elaborate gilt work.Idylls of the King, published between 1859 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809?-1892; Poet Laureate from 1850) which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to power to his death at the hands of the traitor Mordred. Individual poems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint, Galahad, and Balin and Balan, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake. There is little transition between Idylls, but the central figure of Arthur links all the stories. The poems were dedicated to the late Albert, Prince Consort. The Idylls are written in blank verse. Tennyson's descriptions of nature are derived from observations of his own surroundings, collected over the course of many years. The dramatic narratives are not an epic either in structure or tone, but derive elegiac sadness in the style of the idylls of Theocritus. Idylls of the King is often read as an allegory of the societal conflicts in Britain during the mid-Victorian era.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        DANISH LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS

      1904. Art. Original oil on canvas is signed in the lower right and dated lower left. On the back side of the stretcher, Jensen wrote the title (illegible) and date. The painting has some minor cracklature with some vertical crease/wrinkle lines but is in overall good condition. Painting size: 18" x 24". Frame size: 21" x 27". .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
 5.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Map of the Territory of Hawaii

      Andrew B. Graham Co., Washington 1904 - Size : 560x840 (mm), 22x33 (Inches)

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Visiting card and envelope.

      Presumably Paris, n. d., resp. [28. III. 1904]. - 2 pp. The envelope oblong 8vo. Both to the bookseller and publisher Louis Soullié: "A. Rodin [printed] passera voir Monsieur Soullié 228 rue Saint Honoré demain [.]". - Envelope postmarked like above; both written in another hand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 7.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Kommission der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft für die Bodenfrage. VI. Material für das Schutzgebiet Südwestafrika. Unter Mitwirkung von Rechtsanwalt Dr. Rhode. Zusammengestellt von Dr. Hermann Hesse.

      Berlin, 1904.. Original-Halbleinwand, Größe 23 x 30 cm. In 4 Abschnitten. I. Die Erwerbung des Schutzgebietes (Lüderitzsche Erwerbungen, andere Landerwerbungen, die Schutzverträge), Feststellung der Grenzen, Anerkennung durch England, Deutsch-englisches und deutsch-portugiesisches Abkommen). II. Rechtsverhältnisse, Zeit der Besitzergreifung, deutsches Liegenschaftsrecht, Feststellung der Grenzen des Eingeborenenlandes, Schaffung von Reservaten, Kronland und Gesellschaftsland, Rechts, Pflichten und Tätigkeit der Landgesellschaften, Besiedlung des Landes. III. Das deutsche Liegenschaftsrecht. IV.. Bergrecht, Forstrecht, Wegerecht, Weiderecht, Wasserrecht, Zölle und Steuern. 188 Seiten, 2 Karten, davon 1 gefaltet. Verschiedene Stempel. Ehemals Universitätsbibliothek Würzburg. Veröffentlichung eines bedeutenden Schriftstücks des Kaiserreiches zu seinen Eigentumsansprüchen in Südwestafrika..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
 8.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        ORFEO CATALA

      HENRICH 1904 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Tamaño del cartel: 111 X 77cm. El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

      [Bookseller: llibresipapersantics]
 9.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Der Herero-Aufstand und dessen Einwirkung auf die weitere Entwicklung Deutsch-Südwestafrikas.

      Berlin-Schöneberg, Hahn, 1904.. Original-Broschur, 8°, 32 Seiten. Einband etwas bestoßen abgegriffen, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
 10.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


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

      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.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
 11.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Stories of Red Hanrahan.

      Dun Emer Press, Dundrum, 1904, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionFirst Edition, limited to 500 copies. 8vo. 56pp. Linen-backed boards with a paper title and spine label - the latter tanned and just a little chipped. With a woodcut illustration by Robert Gregory. Linen a little dust marked and endpapers browned. Former owner name inked to front endpaper. Very good. Seven stories, the fourth book published by the Dun Emer (later Cuala) Press. Wade 59.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
 12.   Check availability:     Bookzangle     Link/Print  


        Icones Fungorum Javanicorum.

      Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1904. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo. pp. (6), 124, with 80 lithographed plates, a few partly coloured. Contemporary half cloth, spines with gilt lettering. Stafleu & Cowan 7655. The plates are after drawings by Penzig. The work describes the micromycetes of Java. Library stamp on titles.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
 13.   Check availability:     NVvA     Link/Print  


        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, TO "SIR WILLIAM."

      London. 17 February 1904.. Two pages, on recto and verso of half-sheet of octavo letterhead. A few minor smudges and a couple of marginal rustmarks, very good. To: "Dear Sir William [Henry Porter?] Could you possibly get away early from that Finsbury meeting & give us a turn on your way home? Finsbury, I submit, can jolly well take care of itself, whereas South St. Pancras can only be snatched by a mighty effort from its natural propensity to detach itself from Progressive St. P and unite with Holborn. Vote for Shaw and Anti- Vaccination does not attract the Grays Inn & University College medical spheres of influence ... I press you thus with remorse but I promised [Sir William] Geary, my colleague, to do my best top get you; and I want you on my own account too. Yrs ever G. Bernard Shaw. P.S. I am sending you a copy of my 'Common Sense of Municipal Trading,' which will, I hope, help the cause generally in this election." Shaw and Geary stood as Progressives for the 1904 election, but were defeated.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
 14.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        BABES IN TOYLAND

      1904. MacDONOUGH, Glen. [With Anna Alice CHAPIN]. BABES IN TOYLAND. Illustrated by Ethel Franklin Betts. NY: Fox Duffield Company, 1904. 8vo., pictorial tan cloth, stamped in black and red. First Edition. Basis for the classic 1934 comic operetta film of the same name, starring the comedy team of Laurel and Hardy. Very Good (moderate rubbing and small bump to one corner). Enclosed in a custom-designed, leather and cloth clam-shell box, with the title in red blocks on the spine and the depiction of a wooden soldier and some maidens on the front cover. A classic story in a lovely presentation! $850.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Hof mit Wassermühle. Aquarell über Bleistift.

      Rechts unten dat.: "1904" und rückseitig bez.: "Garmisch".. 34,7 x 26,9 cm.. In Pastelltönen gehaltene, sommerliche Darstellung eines kleines Flußlaufs am Fuß der Zugspitzengruppe, der von einem Gehöft mit Wassermühle gesäumt wird. - Rechts oben mit zwei sehr kl. Löchern. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
 16.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. U.

      Berlin, 27. X. 1904.. 8vo. Leicht fleckig.. Frühe Portraitphotographie des jungen Strauss im Lehnstuhl von halblinks.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
 17.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        LA SAINTE BIBLE (Ancien Testament). Quatre cents compositions par J. James Tissot. (Préface par A. D. Sertillanges. Introduction par M. de Brunoff), Paris, M. de Brunoff & Cie. Editeurs, 1904. 2 vol.

      1904 - In-fol. mayor- xiii (iv)-318 + (12) 361 (1) p.- Texto a 2 columnas, enmarcado por un recuadro de filetes dorados, impreso en tintas roja y negra.- Capitales ornadas e historiadas.- Edición ilustrada con 400 composiciones en color de J. James TISSOT, dentro y fuera de texto.- Uno de los 561 exemplaires (no 508) impresos en papel «grand vélin du Marais», que incluyen 2 éstados de las ilustraciones fuera de texto, tiradas en heliograbado y en color sobre “grand vélin à la cuve”, afiligranado con las iniciales del artista y un racimo de uvas.- Encuadernación en marroquí rojo, tapas con un triple recuadro de filetes dorados, lomo de 5 nervios onramentado con recuadros de filetes dorados, hierros de motivos vegetales y flores de lys de ángulo; canto superior, orla interior y cortes dorados, cubiertas ilustradas y lomo originales conservados (Canape).- UNA CUMBRE MODERNA DE LA PROLONGADA TRADICIÓN DE BIBLIAS ILUSTRADAS. ESPLÉNDIDA Y MONUMENTAL INTERPRETACIÓN GRÁFICA DEL TEXTO SAGRADO. POR EL AFAMADO PINTOR, ILUSTRADOR Y GRABADOR PRERRAFAELISTA JAMES TISSOT, PRODUCTO DE SU CONVERSIÓN RELIGIOSA, DESPUÉS DE HABER ENCARNADO EL MODELO DE ARTISTA MUNDANO QUE DOCUMENTÓ MAGISTRALMENTE LA VIDA DE LAS SOCIEDADES PARISINA Y LONDINENSE. GRAN EJEMPLAR, FINAMENTE ENCUADERNADO POR CANAPE EN MARROQUÍ ROJO DE LEVANTE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Victor Aizenman, librero anticuario]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag. [Widmungsexemplar des Philosophen Ludwig Wittgenstein an seinen Schüler Rush Rhees / Presentation - copy from philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein to his friend Rush Rhees] Novelle von Eduard Mörike. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by William Guild Howard.

      London: D.C.Heath & Company. Heath's Modern Language Series-Eedition of this school text version of Mörike's classic novella. A very good copy in publisher's stamped brown cloth. This copy a gift from Ludwig Wittgenstein to his student, disciple and eventual literary co-executor, Rush Rhees, inscribed in pencil in Wittgenstein's hand, "Wittgenstein to Rhees." . London, D.C.Heath & Company, (1904). 8°. X, 125, (2) pages. Original cloth. Heath's Modern Language Series-Eedition of this school text version of Mörike's classic novella. A very good copy in publisher's stamped brown cloth. This copy a gift from Ludwig Wittgenstein to his student, disciple and eventual literary co-executor, Rush Rhees, inscribed in pencil in Wittgenstein's hand, "Wittgenstein to Rhees." Mörike meant a lot to Wittgenstein and at more than one occasion Wittgenstein tried to persuade contemporaries to read Mörike. (Wittgenstein had a copy of Mörike sent to him at the front as an "antidote" to modern poetry - see P.Engelmann - Letters from L. Wittgenstein with a Memoir - Oxford, 1967) / He speaks highly about Mörike in a letter to Bertrand Russell (January 1914 from Skjolden) and it does not surprise that he would have forwarded this edition of Mörikes Novella to Rush Rhees. An excellent association. ______________ Rush Rhees (19 March 1905 ?- 22 May 1989) was a philosopher. He is principally known as a student, friend, and literary executor of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. With G. E. M. Anscombe, he edited Wittgenstein's posthumous Philosophical Investigations (1953), a highly influential work. He was also responsible for bringing out other unpublished writings by Wittgenstein, including Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics, Philosophische Bemerkungen, Philosophical Remarks, and Philosophical Grammar. Rush Rhees taught at Swansea University from 1940 to 1966. (Wikipedia)

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
 19.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        (Bremen 1872 - 1942 Karaganda/Kasachstan). Erster Sommer. Radierung von 1904. Signiert u. in der Platte monogrammiert. 34,5 x 24,6 cm; Blattgr. 50 x 37,5 cm.

      1904. . Rief 38 II d.- Schöner Druck in Braun auf vollrandigem Japanpapier.- Leicht gebräunt, im weißen breiten Rand und auf der weißen Rückseite etwas stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
 20.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay (1778-1840) As Edited by her Niece Charlotte Barrett with Preface and Notes by Austin Dobson.

      1904 - 8vo., 6 volumes in contemporary half polished calf over marbled boards, spines richly gilt with contrasting leather labels. A little rubbing to bindings, upper joint of vol.1 rejointed, bookplates, but an attractive set. Generally considered to be the best edition of the diaries of the writer better known as Fanny Burney, author of Evelina and other novels. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
 21.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay, (1778-1840)

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1904. 6 vols., 8vo. As edited by her niece, Charlotte Barrett. With Preface and Notes by Austin Dobson. Illustrated with photogravure portraits, facsimile autographs, and views. Handsomely bound in three quarter red polished calf, marbled paper sides and endpapers, spines richly gilt, black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, t.e.g. Slight abrasion to endpaper of volume I, bookplate in each volume. A lovely set, largely unopened . Fanny Burney needs no introduction as the author of "Evelina, "and her diary has been called an "inexhaustible storehouse of amusement and information as to the manners and customs of the eighteenth century." An extremely attractive set

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 22.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        NOSTROMO

      1904. A Tale of the Seaboard. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1904. Original green cloth decorated in orange and black. First American Edition of Conrad's well-known novel involving a South American silver mine, and the corruption and dishonesty fostered by its riches.~Conrad was extending his "Lord Jim" theme: that the man who slowly grows rich can be a victim of the silver, not its conqueror; that wealth is not something gained but a trap for those who relinquish, however momentarily, their sense of themselves... [Karl]~This copy is bright and just about fine (very slight rubbing at the extremities) -- and is rather uncommon thus. Cagle A10b.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
 23.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        La Vendetta.

      . Paris: Librairie des Amateurs, Ferroud 1904. Illustr. by Adrien Moreau, engraved by Xavier Lesueur. 148 pp. Limited to 250 copies. Bound with orig. frontwrapper in nice contemporary halfleather richly gilt on spine. Spine weakly faded. * No 142 of 150 copies printed on velin d'Arches..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 24.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


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

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

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
 25.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        New Land Four Years in the Arctic Regions

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1904, 1st English Translation. (Hardcover) xvi,496; xii,504pp. Good to very good. Two volumes Octavo in original silver decorated blue cloth, library label on front covers and library stamps throughout with plates (including frontispieces) from photos and illustrations from photos and drawings (maps), and 5 maps on three folding sheets, including 4 coloured on 2 sheets in rear pocket. Arctic Bibl. 17322. Narrative of the second Fram Expedition, 1898-1902, under Sverdrup. Includes the mapping of southern & western Ellesmere Island, and the discovery of Axel Heiberg, Ellef Ringnes, Anud Ringnes, and Findlay Islands. The expedition filled in the last major unknown area on the map of the western Arctic. Translated by Ethel Harriet Hearn..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
 26.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        NEW LAND Four Years in the Arctic Regions Translated from the Norwegian by Ethel Harriet Hearn With illustrations and Maps 2 Volumes

      Longmans, Green and Co, 1904. Cloth. Very Good. 1st English Edition: Vol I, xvi, 496pp; Vol II, xii, 504pp, illustrated with 62 plates from photos, four maps in the text plus two folding maps in pocket at end of volume. Nicely rebound with olive cloth covers with gilt titling to spine, Volume I has a silver and blue vignette depicting huskies by the "Fram". One of the great pieces of Arctic exploration literature from the early 20th century, being a record of Sverdrup's second expedition in the ship 'Fram' undertaken in 1898 to 1902. This second voyage aimed to explore Greenland & Ellesmere Island. Includes the mapping of southern & western Ellesmere Island, and the discovery of Axel Heiberg, Ellef Ringnes, Anud Ringnes, and Findlay Islands. The expedition filled in the last major unknown area on the map of the western Arctic. This first English edition includes four scientific appendices not printed in the Norwegian edition, by Per Elisaeus Schei, Herman Georg Simmons and Edvard Bay. Arctic Bibliography 17322. This is the narrative of the second Fram Expedition, 1898-1902, under Sverdrup, with the object of advancing towards the North Pole, through Smith Sound or to circumnavigate Greenland, with good descriptions of Ellesmere Island, life at winter quarters, animal life, hunting and sledge journeys, accounts of the mapping, etc. Minor foxing to half titles, contents clean. A lovely set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 2883. .

      [Bookseller: Polar Books]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        L'Art Flamand & Hollandais

      P. Buschmann 1904 - A scarce periodical on Flemish and Dutch art. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. First edition. In French. L'Art Flamand et Hollandais is an illustratedmonthly periodical on Dutch and Flemish masters. Condition: The bindings are generally clean and bright. The inner hinges are somewhat strained in some of the volumes. The rear inner hinge of volume viii has failed. There is mild wear to the extremities, including bumping and some rubbing. The cloth has split on volume xii. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark or spot. The free endpapers of volumes x, xi and xii are detached with some small closed tears and a couple of chips. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
 28.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        New Land Four Years in the Arctic Regions ( Complete in 2 Volumes )

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1904. Translated from the Norwegian by Ethel Harriet Hearn. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, xvi,496pp, xii, 504pp, 40pp catalouge, with all illustrations and 2 folding maps. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Cloth light rubbed, repaired on head and tail of spines. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners name/inscription on half titles, pages/plates, and maps in very good condition. A very nice set. A12.4. First Edition. Period Cloth . Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
 29.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Traffics and Discoveries.

      . 1st edition. London: Macmillan and Co. 1904. VI + 393 + [22] pp. Publisher's red cloth with gold elephant on frontboard, top edge gilt. Name on free endpaper..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 30.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The BOSUN And The BOB - TAILED COMET

      London:: Elkin Mathews,. [1904].. 12mo. 7" x 4-1/2" 1st edition. Unpaginated, though 24 pp. Last 4 pages adverts, 2 with woodblock cuts.. Printed stiff-stock blue paper wrappers, sewn.. Age toning to extremities. Quarter-round stain to lower portion of. rear wrapper. Foxing. PO pencil notes to ffep. Withal, a VG copy. of a somewhat uncommon children's book.. Illustrated by Yeats in 18 b/w woodblock prints.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
 31.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Aus der amerikanischen Werkstattpraxis. Bericht über eine Studienreise in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika.

      . Berlin, Julius Springer 1904. 32,4 : 25,1 cm. (6), 141,(1) S. mit 365 Textabb. (Fotos, Zeichnungen, Tabellen etc.). Zweifarb. Orig.-Leinen mit Titel in Goldpr.. Der Verfasser unternahm die Reise auf Beschluss des Vereins deutscher Ingenieure vom Sept. 1902 bis März 1903. Es handelt sich hier um einen zusammenfassenden Sonderabdruck einer Reihe von Einzelberichten, die in der Zeitschrift des Vereins erschienen. Die 14 Kapitel u.a. betitelt: Die amerikanische Maschinenindustrie und die Ursachen ihrer Erfolge. - Anlage und Einrichtung von Werkstätten. - Die Organisation von Maschinenfabriken. - Sehr selten. - Kein Exemplar im Netz und im Jahrbuch der Auktionspreise für Bücher,... Name von alter Hand auf Titel, Ecken u. Kapitale minimal berieben, sonst in schöner Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
 32.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha - [Complete in 14 Volumes]

      Boston, R. H. Hinkley Company, 1904, Hardback, 1st edition in this form, limitedA fine set of 14 volumes in the original cloth, with printed-title labels to the spines. Slight wear to one of the labels only. All remain particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. An excellent collection. ; 0 pages; Limitation not stated but presumed, 1 of 2000. Tissue-guarded plates with descriptive letterpress. Publisher's device to title-page. Subjects: Bible. N. T. - Commentaries and literature. Subjects: Bible. O. T. - Commentaries and literature. Bible studies.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
 33.   Check availability:     Bookzangle     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
 34.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Photograms of the Year 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908 FIVE VOLUMES

      London: Dawbarn and Ward, 1904-08. 8vo. (10 x 7 inches). Illustrated. Five volumes uniformly bound. Maroon half calf, maroon cloth, raised bands to spine, title in black compartment, gilt. Bound without advertisements but with indices. The pagination for each volume is 1904: 176 + 22. 1905: 160 + 18. 1906: 164 + 16. 1907: pp.160 + 16. 1908: 160 + 16. There is a little occasional spotting to some free endpapers. The calf on one edge of the volume for 1908 is slightly sunned. Otherwise this is a handsome set, scarcely used. This set weighs 4.5 kilos wrapped, requiring extra postage. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Opera omnia. Gesammelte Arbeiten.

      Braunschweig, F. Vieweg, 1904. - 2 Bände. Lex.-8°. Frontispiz mit Porträt, 1 Faksimile, 15 Tafeln, mehrere Textabbildungen, XLII, 840 S. - XIII, 893 S. Original-Leinenbände mit Rückentitel (leicht berieben). Erste Ausgabe der gesammelten Arbeiten, posthum erschienen. - DBE VII, 363/364; DSB X, 23 zur vorliegenden Ausgabe: "Contains Nencki's 150 papers and 450 papers by his colleagues at Bern and St. Petersburg"; Fischer 1106. - Der polnische Wissenschaftler M. v. Nencki (1847-1901) leitete ab 1891 die chem. Abt. des Kaiserl. Instituts für Experimentalmedizin in St. Petersburg. Sein Hauptinteresse galt den Fäulnisprozessen an organischen Stoffen, den Fäulnisgiften und der Entstehung von Harnsäure, Harnstoff und Harnfarbstoffen im tierischen Organismus. Außerdem arbeitete er über bakteriologische Fragen und wies die Verwandtschaft zwischen dem Blut- und dem Blattfarbstoff nach. - "Nencki's best-known investigations concerned hemoglobin. Using original methods he systematically studied for many years the degradation products of the blood pigment. Somewhat later Marchlewski, working first in England and later in Cracow, performed similar studies on chlorophyll. It soon appeared that some of the degradation products of these two pigments resembled each other" (DSB VII, 22). - Je Band mit Exlibris und einem Besitzerstempel auf dem Titel. Sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH]
 36.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Heart of a Continent: A Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, Across the Gobi Desert, Through the Pamirs, and Hunza 1884-1894

      London: John Murray. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1904. Hardcover. A clean copy. Binding tight. Tissue guard to frontis present and unfoxed. Minor wear and bruising to cloth at tail of spine. No signatures or stamps. Light age toning to page edges and margins of leaves. 1/8" chips to cloth at lower corners of boards. ; xvii, [1], 332 pages + photogravure portrait frontis + 8 plates + colour folding map at rear. Brown cloth covers with colour illustration incoporating oriental art motifs on front board. Top page edges gilt. Gilt title on spine. Dimensions: 9" by 5 1/2". This work was first published in 1896. The book ran through 3 editions in 1896. The third edition of May 1896 was reprinted in August of 1896 and again in January of 1897. No further editions were printed until this stated "Fourth Edition" of 1904. Presumably this fourth edition was called for by the public interest in Tibet around the time of the British military invasion of Tibet in 1904, led by Colonel Younghusband. The fourth edition is abridged, with fewer illustrations and only 1 map. It has a new 1 page preface by the author. "The alterations I have made are merely verbal; and with the exception of the omission, for the sake of brevity, of two chapters on Chitral and Hunza, which did not deal with travel pure and simple, I venture to send out my book yet again in its original form, hoping that there may still be some who may find in reading it the same enjoyment which the writing and revising of it has afforded me." - from the author's preface, dated Hyantse, Tibet, May 30, 1904. ; 8vo .

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Photo Postcard of Miss Ethel Levey in 'Little Jonny Jones'

      New York, 1904. Very Good. Original Photo Postcard of Miss Ethel Levey in George M. Cohan?'s musical "Little Jonny Jones." LEVEY, Ethel. Photo postcard, circa 1904, measures 3 inches x 6 inches. Black and white photograph captioned ?"Miss Ethel Levey in ?'Little Jonny Jones.?'?" Lightly aged with lower right corner torn but present, otherwise Very Good Condition. Ethel Levey (1881-1955) was a vivacious eighteen year old singer and actress from San Francisco when she married the multi-talented George M. Cohan in 1899. The young Jewish girl proved a great asset to the family entertainment business of ?"The Four Cohans?" (mother Helen, father Jerry, son George and daughter Josephine) and was soon starring in plays that George had written especially with her in mind. ?"Little Jonny Jones?" premiered at the Liberty Theatre in New York City on November 7, 1904. The musical comedy was an instantaneous hit for George Cohan who had written the script and songs, played the leading man, and served also as the producer and director. The play has a plot twist that forces the ingénue Goldie Gates (performed by Ethel) to spend some time impersonating a young man. This charming sepia toned postcard features Ethel in a three piece man?'s suit complete with bowtie and monocle. It is hand decorated with a glitter trim outlining the suit and creating sparkling colored ?"buttons?". ?"Little Jonny Jones?" presented the songs I?'m a Yankee Doodle Dandy and Give My Regards to Broadway to the world for the first time. Although Ethel and George, after having one child together, divorced in 1907 she continued to have a stage career and performed in films until the early 1940s. A rare rascal of musical theatre history.

      [Bookseller: Historicana]
 38.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The LASTING FLORY [sic] Of The NOGI ARMY.

      (n d), (n. p.): - Illustrated, with 11 b& w image from photographs & 25 color illustrations. An eye-witness pictorial record, by this unknown author & soldier, of Nogi's 1904 assualt on Port Arthur on the southern tip of Liaodong Peninsula, Manchuria. Evidently quite rare, as we find no copies listed on OCLC, nor in the British Library. General binding wear, with spine cloth becoming detached at base. Dampstain along board upper edges. An About VG copy. Scrapbook style binding of gold silk moire boards, with purple cord ties. AEG. 8-3/4" x 11-3/4". Ca 1914. Unpaginated, though 118 pages, with text in English & Japanese. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
 39.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Histoire d'un merle blanc. Eaux fortes pures & epreuves d'artiste. Trente suites des vingt-neuf compositions de Giacomelli gravees par L. Boisson. Tirage in 4° sur velin du Marais a la forme. Taille-douce de Ch. Witmann. (Separate Suite).

      Paris, Carteret, 1904.. 29 Radierungen in jeweils 2 Zuständen von L. Boisson nach Hector Giacomelli auf 58 (2 sign.) Tafeln. 1 Titelbl. Folio (Format ca. 3,x26,5 cm), grüner Halb-Maroquin-Einband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf fünf Bünden.. Etwas berieben. Monod 8554. - Eins von 30 Explaren der separat erschienen Suite auf Marais a la forme. Unser Exemplar mit der Nummer 23. 2 Tafeln und im Impressum (hier mit Initial-Signatur in Tinte) von Boisson mit Bleistift signiert! - "Une des meilleures illustrations du peintre des oiseaux" (Carteret), H. Giacomelli (1822-1904) dont les illustrations pour Michelet et A. Theuriet sont egalement tres recherchees. Ref. Carteret XXe s., IV, p. 297. - Die Ecken etwas gestaucht, die Bünde und Gelenke etwas berieben, älteres schmuckloses Eignerschildchen mit Initialen des ehemaligen Besitzers auf dem marmormeirten Vorsatzblatt. Das Titelblatt etwas gebräunt, sehr vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. - mit reizenden Vogeldarstellungen! - Hector Giacomelli (1822 - 1904) war ein französischer Zeichner, Aquarellist und Illustrator. Er wurde von Gustave Dore beauftragt, Rahmen und Ornamente für eine von ihm geplante illustrierte Bibelausgabe zu zeichnen, die nach ihrem Erscheinen 1865 auch Giacomelli einen großen Erfolg bescherte. Giacomellis bevorzugtes Gebiet war die Darstellung von Insekten, Vögeln und Blumen.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
 40.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Automobile Industry

      London: Methuen. 1904. First. First edition. Numerous diagrams and illustrations. Small spot on the front board, corners just a little rubbed and worn, a near fine copy of this title issued in the "Books On Business" series, and one of the earliest books to recognize that the manufacturing of automobiles actually qualified as an industry. Exceptionally scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 41.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Napoleon et son fils. Erstausgabe. Numerierte Vorzugsausgabe.

      Paris, Goupil, Manzi, Joyant et Cie. 1904 - Mit 52 ganzs. Abb. (darunter 1 Gouache, 1 Farblithogr., 1 faksim. Brief und 49 getönte Lithogr.). Groß-Quart. 9 Bl., 294 S., 6 Bl. Orig.-Halbledereinband auf vier Bünden mit Kopfgoldschn., Marmorp.-Vors., Goldbord. und ornam. Rückenverg. Numerierter Meistereinband, (gez.:Ourvand), auf Papier de Rives, Exempl. No 457 von 800 in der Presse num. Exemplaren. Kircheisen (4354) verzeichnet die uns vorliegende Vorzugsausgabe nicht. Sehr gut erhalten und von großer Seltenheit.

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Alain Haezeleer]
 42.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Archive of Letters and Ephemera - Inner Mongolia, Northern China, the Philippines - Opium - Missions - Leprosy

      Inner Mongolia, Northern China, the Philippines, 1904. Belgium, Mongolia, Philippines, China: 1904-1923. Archive of 60 manuscript signed letters by CICM Belgian missionary Frère Maurice Lefebvre, who was in Central Mongolia, the Philippines, then the Shanxi province of northern China, accompanied by the recipient's manuscript log of correspondence as well as a list of items sent to him overseas. Also with a few letters from Lefebvre's nieces Hyacinthe and Hélène. All text is in French. 8vo. Mostly double leafs, over 300 pages combined, each signed 'Maurice' and written in a legible hand, featuring occasional in-text sketch diagrams, the lot neatly chronologically organized and in very good condition. Together with a few items of ephemera, correspondence to the missionary on CICM stationery from a missions house in Mongolia and in China, an original sepia photograph and greeting card from China, a manuscript menu card, and 3 newspaper clippings. Age-toning to photograph and tear to mount, otherwise ephemera are in very good condition. KADOC, a Documentation and Research centre for Religion, Culture and Society, part of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Catholic University of Leuven) in Belgium, holds later letters of Lefebvre, from 1913 into the 1920s, otherwise collections from these missions are exceedingly scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
 43.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Höckchen-Döckchen.

      Rütten & Loening, Frankfurt o.J. (um 1904).. 13 nn. einseitig bedr. Bll. mit 12 Farbtafeln von Paul Brockmüller. Quart 4°. Farbig illustr. HLwd.. Unter Beibehaltung des Original-Deckelbildes neu eingebunden. Ansonsten Tadellos mit wunderschönen Illustrationen im Jugendstil. - "Originell und witzig steht in diesem Bilderbuch des Berliner Illustrators Paul Brockmüller (1864-1925) die Jugendstilornamentik auch in einem inhaltlichen Bezug zu den Bildmotiven" (Bilderwelt #473). - Selten

      [Bookseller: Plesse Antiquariat Minzloff]
 44.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Höckchen Döckchen.

      Frankfurt a. M., Rütten & Loening, (1904).. 31,5 x 21 cm. Titel, 12 farblithographierte Tafeln von Paul Brockmüller. Farbig illustr. OHlwd. (Rücken erneuert).. Klotz 7432/1; Bilderwelt 473. - Seltene erste Ausgabe, eine zweite Auflage erschien 1913. - "Originell und witzig steht in diesem Bilderbuch des Berliner Illustrators Paul Brockmüller (1864-?) die Jugendstilornamentik auch in einem inhaltlichen Bezug zu den Bildmotiven. Trotz der gleichbleibenden Dreiteilung in Ober- und Untermotive mit dazwischenliegendem handgeschriebenem Textfeld wechseln die Bilderformen wie die Farbkonzeption von Blatt zu Blatt. Im Einklang mit den jeweils auf 'Döckchen' reimenden Vierzeilern verfolgt das Buch ein spielerisches Element, wie es zur Natur des Kinderbilderbuches gehört" (Schug 473). - Einband stärker berieben bzw. bestoßen, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz und zwei Blatt mit sorgfältig ausgebesserten Einrissen, minimal fingerfleckig, innen sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
 45.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.