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        Map of part of Northern Ontario Showing the Northern Part of the District of Nipissing, Algoma and Thunder Bay

      The Copp Clark Co., Toronto 1904 - An impressive large scale and detailed map of the Northern part of Lake Superior. The maps also depicts the North West part of Lake Huron district of Nipissing, Algoma and Thunder Bay., Size : 750x1775 (mm), 29.5x69.875 (Inches), Printed in Color Very Good, with some skillful repair which is to be expected from these large scale maps. Laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Poliphili Hypnerotomachia

      Methuen, London 1904 - Titre : Poliphili Hypnerotomachia~~Auteur : Colonna Francesco Éditeur : Methuen ~ Description : Colonna Francesco (1453-1538) ~ L'Hypnerotomachie ou songe de Poliphile ~ A Londres, Methuen, 1904. ~ In-fol ;, rare copie de l'édition du Poliphili Hypnerotomachia de 1499, vélin. Oeuvre du Dominicain Francesco Colonna Le Songe de Poliphile est le chef- d'oeuvre typographique d'Alde Manuce et sans aucun doute un des plus beaux livres illustrés de tous les temps. Dans cette oeuvre, au sujet symbolique et écrite dans un style raffiné et plein d'artifice, le Dominicain Francesco Colonna (1433-1527) tente d'exprimer, dans une attitude chère aux humanistes, la conscience aiguë de la splendeur de la vie. Le goût de la Renaissance pour l'Antiquité apparaît à travers ses descriptions de palais somptueusement décorés. L'illustration comprend cent-soixante-dix superbes gravures sur bois, dont une dizaine à pleine page. Cette iconographie a été, depuis plus de cinq siècles, l'objet des attributions les plus variées. Les noms de Bellini et de Mantegna ayant été d'abord proposés, c'est à Benedetto Bordone de Padoue que les chercheurs attribuent de nos jours ces gravures. Sans doute parce que le sujet lui convenait, l'illustrateur, quel qu'il fut, produisit un chef-d'oeuvre sans égal, où texte et image s'intégraient parfaitement. Arches, temples, vases, sculptures, inscriptions, chars de triomphe correspondaient admirablement aux descriptions de l'auteur, avec en plus une sorte de verve qui donnait au livre entier son brio. C'était une plongée sensuelle dans les splendeurs ressuscitées du passé païen (M. Lowry. Le Monde d'Alde Manuce). As regards the authorship of the wonderfull illustrations, the signature b. on the third has led to their being attributed to numerous celebrated artists (A.W. Pollard). Ce livre a exercé une influence considérable, non seulement sur l'esthétique du livre à cette époque mais aussi dans les multiples applications de l'art décoratif (Brun). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spirit of Easter.

      The Youth's Companion [1904], Boston - First Edition, Signed by the author on the first page over an image of an Easter lily, in pencil as usual, "Helen Keller". 4to; 2pp; dark blue wrappers printed in silver, the corners chipped, the front cover s split at the edge, the text sewn with light green yarn, covers a bit soiled, about very good. The text is on French folded coated glossy stock; printed in dark blue with images of lilies in light green, with photographic image of a young Helen Keller in blue. The author and title are printed in dark blue at the top of the page with lilies decorating the margins. The text is printed in dark blue as well, within a light green double rule on each page. This is a handsome and early publication by Keller. Helen Keller (1880-1968), noted American lecturer and author, was blind and deaf from the age of two. At the age of seven Anne Sullivan became her teacher, and Keller's progress was remarkable. She graduated from Radcliffe in 1904 with honors and spent the rest of her life writing and lecturing raising money for the blind and other social causes. Keller first published in The Youth's Companion in 1893; she tells us in THE STORY OF MY LIFE (1902) that this brief account of her life written when she was 12 was undertaken to restore her self-confidence (after the Frost King episode). In 1903, her second book OPTIMISM appeared. In 1904, John Macy had become part of the Keller - Sullivan household. He was then an editor at The Youth's Companion and undoubtedly persuaded Helen to undertake this inspirational text. Keller had been introduced to Swedenborgian teachings by John Hitz in 1893, and her writing in this pamphlet reflect that spirit. This is an early separate appearance - her fourth (?) and is quite scarce. RLIN and OCLC searches locate only two copies- at Indiana and Columbia. 100 Most Influential Women, pp. 65-68. NAW The Modern Period, pp. 389-393. Lash, Helen and Teacher. Herrmann, Helen Keller A Life. Keller, The Story of My Life, p. 74. See an Image. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Sir Henri Blake, Governor of Ceylon (1903 - 1907) and Kanyan chieftains.

      1904. albumen print on mount, 28,1 x 21,8 cm. KEYWORDS:ceylon / india / colombo

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        Handbook Of The Croquet Association: Various Volumes Between 1904 & 1981

      The Croquet Association 1904 - Alongside the monthly Croquet Association Gazette, the Association published a yearly handbook from the early 1900's. More a reference guide than the Gazette the contents vary from year to year but generally feature the laws of croquet with updates and revisions, the committee members of the association, medal results for the prior year and the membership roll with handicaps. All 1st editions. 8vo, Bound in quarter cloth with titled paper covered boards. Run comprises 1904-1915 with 1906 being the red cloth backed 'Official Handicap Book'. From 1919 the format changed to a paperback with card wraps. This run complete from 1919 to 1964, lacking only the war years (1940-1946: presumably not produced) and 1953. From 1966 the book is issued every two years as the abridged year book until 1972 when it is renamed the Directory of the Croquet Association, the contents remaining largely unchanged. These paperback volumes gathered in groups of 6 or so and held together with treasury tags. Volumes are largely in very good condition. Internally bright and clean with very occasional notes and marginalia. Expected shelfwear to the boards and wraps, light rubbing and occasional wear and bumping to the cloth oth the hardbound volumes, paper bound volumes intact with occasional spine damaged.  

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        New Land, Four Years in The Arctic Regions. IN TWO VOLUMES.

      Longmans, Green, & Co, London. 1904 - This is a very good copy in the original blue cloth covers with a silver design to the front covers. Very heavy books. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books; although this book is at my home. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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        New Land. Four Years in the Arctic Regions

      Longmans, Green, and Co., London - 1904, 1st English Translation. (Hardcover) Good to very good. xvi,496; xii,504pp. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wolf-Leader. Newly translated by Afred Allinson.

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

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        A History of English Furniture, 4 Volumes, The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany and The Age of Satinwood

      Lawrence & Bullen, Limited; Putnam, London; New York 1904 - Folio - over 12. Book. 1904 to 1908, important study of English furniture, reprinted several times, but none of the reissues capture the elegant production of the first edition, which is commensurate, in book-form, with the antique pieces it focuses upon. The volumes are internally very clean, bindings tight. Foreedges have some soilage, not affecting pages themselves. Rubbing to spine along gutters, and morocco corners. Leather is contemporary -- of date of publication. Wear to spine tips, and some grubbiness in general to spine, but not disconcerting. Preliminaries in Vol One loose but still attached, but not affecting frontis ill page, nor title page and beyond. Otherwise, this and other volumes tight. Interiors fine, and thus overall the set is very good. 60 colour plates, and many other photographic illustrations -- over 900 black and white illustratiions. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        6 VOLS. By ANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON (The Little Colonel)

      L. C. Page and Co, Boston 1904 - TITLE: 6 VOLS. By ANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON (The Little Colonel) AUTHOR: ANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: L. C. PAGE & COMPANY, BOSTON EDITION: Some may be first editions CATEGORY: Children BINDING/COVER: Hardbacks without dust jacket COLOR: Beige CONDITION: Overall the set is in fair plus plus condition. All volumes have been rebound with a blue spine overlay. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: (see below) pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: 1. THE LITTLE COLONEL'S HOUSE PARTY. 1904. ILLUSTRATED By LOUIS MEYNELL. 264 PAGES. THE FRONTISPIECE HAS A PIECE OF TAPE RUNNING ALONG THE ENTIRE EDGE. THERE IS A CHIP TO THE TITLE PAGE ALONG THE EDGE. THE SPINE AREA OF ALL BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND (SEE PHOTO). 2. THE LITTLE COLONEL IN ARIZONA. PUBLISHED September 1904 ON COPYRIGHT PAGE WITH 1905 ON TITLE PAGE. ILLUSTRATED By ETHELDRED B. BARRY. 313 PAGES. THE SPINE AREA OF ALL BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND (SEE PHOTO). 3. THE LITTLE COLONEL'S CHRISTMAS VACATION. PUBLISHED October 1905 ON COPYRIGHT PAGE WITH 1906 ON TITLE PAGE. ILLUSTRATED By ETHELDRED B. BARRY. 333 PAGES. THE SPINE AREA OF ALL BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND (SEE PHOTO). 4. THE LITTLE COLONEL'S HERO. PUBLISHED October 1902 ON COPYRIGHT PAGE WITH 1904 ON TITLE PAGE. ILLUSTRATED By ETHELDRED B. BARRY. MUSIC By ALBION FELLOWS BACON. 274 PAGES. THE SPINE AREA OF ALL BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND (SEE PHOTO). 5. THE LITTLE COLONEL STORIES. WITH 1904 ON TITLE PAGE. ILLUSTRATED By ETHELDRED B. BARRY. 192 PAGES. THE SPINE AREA OF ALL BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND (SEE PHOTO). 6. THE LITTLE COLONEL AT BOARDING-SCHOOL. PUBLISHED JULY 1903 ON COPYRIGHT PAGE WITH 1904 ON TITLE PAGE. ILLUSTRATED By ETHELDRED B. BARRY. 306 PAGES. THE BACK BOARD HAS A NICK TO THE LOWER EDGE. THE SPINE AREA OF ALL BOOKS HAVE BEEN REBOUND (SEE PHOTO). COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005011 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 1804 - 1806 PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS...TOGETHER WITH MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL OF LEWIS AND CLARK...NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME PUBLISHED IN FULL AND EXACTLY AS WRITTEN

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904-1905.. Seven volumes bound in fourteen parts, plus atlas volume. Plates (many in color), facsimiles. Quarto. Original gilt green cloth. Cloth a bit discolored on both parts of first, fourth, and fifth volumes; most spines sunned; some minor silverfishing on some volumes. Internally clean and tightly bound. Overall a very good set, several of the volumes unopened. One of 200 large paper sets on Van Gelder paper. "The most elaborate work on this expedition" - Howes. A cornerstone of modern historical research, printing for the first time many major primary documents which did not appear in the Biddle edition, including the Floyd and Whitehouse journals, and material from the Clark-Voorihis papers, along with facsimile manuscripts, maps, portraits, and other illustrative matter. Also valuable is Victor Paltsits' bibliography of the Lewis and Clark expedition, in the first volume. "This edition is notable for its thorough Introduction, covering the history of the expedition and earlier exploration, and a detailed account of the original journals and their various editions....In its maps and numerous illustrations, the Thwaites edition is an outstanding source of visual materials relating to the expedition" - LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION. HOWES L320, "c." LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 5d.1. WAGNER-CAMP 13:7 (note). TWENEY, WASHINGTON 76.

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        Mr. Winston Churchill on the Aliens Bill

      The Liberal Publications Department (in connection with the National Liberal Federation and the Liberal Central Association), London 1904 - Here is the extremely rare 1904 leaflet publication of Churchill's letter in opposition to the Aliens Bill. Churchill's letter of 30 May 1904 was printed in the Manchester Guardian and published soon after by the Liberal Publication Department as this single-sheet, double-sided "Leaflet No. 2006" measuring 8 x 5.25 inches. The fight against the Aliens Bill was an important one for Churchill - providing opportunity for his first speech from the Liberal Opposition benches, burnishing his Liberal credentials as a champion of the disenfranchised, and ultimately scoring a political victory against the Conservative Party he had so recently abandoned when the Aliens Bill was defeated. The Aliens Bill of 1904 was a thinly disguised effort at anti-Semitic and anti-immigrant electioneering by the Conservative British Government. "A series of pogroms in Tsarist Russia over the previous twenty-five years had brought to England a large and increasing number of Jews, most of them poor, ill-educated and unskilled." (Sir Martin Gilbert, Volume II, p.81) The Aliens Bill proposed giving the Home Secretary considerable powers of discretion and control in order to check the number of aliens. The young Churchill left his father's Conservative Party and crossed the aisle to become a Liberal in late May of 1904, earning a reputation as both a brash young radical and a traitor to his class. Churchill took a strong stand against the bill with the commanding mix of withering rhetoric and logical deconstruction that would become his trademark: "To judge by the talk there has been, one would have imagined we were being overrun by the swarming invasion and 'ousted' from our island." And yet "all the aliens of Great Britain do not amount to a one-hundred-and-fortieth part of the total population." (Letter of 30 May 1904, Vol. II, p.82) Churchill took the bill to task for being both unworkable in application and unjust in intent: "The simple immigrant, the political refugee, the helpless and the poor - these are the folk who will be caught in the trammels of the bill." And before appealing to the better nature of "English working men" Churchill clearly stated the political impetus and cultural prejudice underpinning the Aliens Bill: "It is expected to appeal to insular prejudice against foreigners, to racial prejudice against Jews, and to Labour prejudice against competition; and it will no doubt supply a variety of rhetorical phrases for the approaching election." Procedural debate about the Bill in June gave Churchill the opportunity to make his first speech from the Opposition benches. Serving on the Committee tasked with the Bill, Churchill took every opportunity to attack. The Government abandoned the Bill on July 7. The small number of original Churchill leaflets and pamphlets available to collectors from the Pre-WWI decade beginning in 1904 frequently owe their survival to the fact that they were bound in annual compilations by the Liberal Publication Department. This leaflet appears to have been disbound. Aside from a rough left edge, the pamphlet is in superlative condition - crisp and bright with no spotting or markings of any kind. The leaflet is protected by a black hard case, stamped in gilt on the front cover, that completely enfolds the pamphlet within. The case is in perfect condition, with a previous owner bookplate on the inside front cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A13, Woods A7 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke. (16 Bände 1. und 2. Abt.) Historisch-kritische Ausgabe. Besorgt von Richard Maria Werner., Enthält: 1. Band: Dramen I (1841-1847) Judith; Genoveva; Der Diamant.2. Band: Dramen II (1844-1851) Maria Magdalene; Ein Trauerspiel in Sicilien; Julia; Herodes und Marianne.3. Band:Dramen III (1851-1858) Der Rubin; Michel Angelo; Agnes Bernauer; Syges und sein Ring; Ein Steinwurf; Verkleidungen.4. Band: Dramen IV (1862) Die Nibelungen.5. Band: Dramen V (1830-1863) Fragmente, Pläne.6. Band: Dramen VI Demetrius (1864). 7. Band: Gedichte I Gesamtausgabe 1857; Gedichte II Aus dem Nachlaß 1857-1863.8. Band: Gedichte III Nachlese 1828-1859.Novellen und Erzählungen; Mutter und Kind; Pläne und Stoffe (1835-1863).9. Band: Vermischte Schriften

      Berlin, Behr Verlag, 1904 - Einband im Rückenbereich leicht verblasst, sonst guter frischer Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4500 20 cm, Original-Ledereinband, marmorierter Schnitt Neue Subskriptions-Ausgabe. (zweite unveränderte Aufl.)

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        The Scarlet Letter

      New York: privately printed,, 1904. A Romance Literally Reprinted from the First Edition. With fifteen original colored illustrations by A. Robaudi and C. Graham. Large octavo (259 × 176 mm). Contemporary binding by Zaehnsdorf for Brentano's (New York), in brown crushed morocco with red onlay, covers with central panel in gilt infilled with stylized flower and leaf tools, spine lettered gilt with flower ornaments in compartments, brown silk endpapers, gilt ruled edges, inner dentelles and top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Frontispiece and 14 plates all in two states, coloured and uncoloured, with printed tissue guards; 30 plates in all. Spine a little rubbed; an excellent copy, internally fine. Special limited edition, one of only 125 copies printed on Japanese imperial paper (one copy was printed on vellum).

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        RELACION DE LOS OBISPADOS DE TLAXCALA, MICHOACAN, OAXACA Y OTROS LUGARES EN EL SIGLO XVI

      El Editor, Mejico 1904 - BOOK DESCRIPTION: Colección Documentos Históricos de México, tomo II. Manuscrito de la Colección del señor don Joaquín García Icazbalceta. Publícalo por primera vez su hijo Luis García Pimentel, individuo correspondiente de la Real Academia de la HIstoria etc. Méjico en casa del editor, calle de Donceles Nº 9. 1904. Reempastado en holandesa con lomo y puntas de morocco, preservando en interiores cubiertas originales. [12] + 190 + 1pp. Incluyendo, en las no numeradas, la portada, 2 bco. medio título, dedicatorias, introducción y advertencias. Contiene: Obispado de Tlaxcala (pp. 1-29). Obispado de Mechuacan (sic) (pp. 30-59). Obispado de Antequera (Oaxaca) (pp.59-97. Cartas de religiosos (pp. 97-153). Y "Lista de los pueblos de indios que están en el distrito y subjetos á la gobernacion de esta Nueva España" (pp. 153-188). Indice (pp. 189-190). Impreso en Corbeil, Francia, Imprenta de éd. Crété. En 4ª de forros, que se conserva en interiores, se anunciaba el Tomo I de esta Colección: Memoriales de Fray Toribio de Motolinia. X + 364 pp. con una lámina, 1903. Precio 10 Fr. BOOK CONDITION: Las cubiertas originales, algo ajadas, han quedado protegidas con la pasta holandesa, lomo y puntas en piel. Los interiores se conservan pulcros, sin la menor marca de sellos, subrayados o detalle devaluatorio, como nuevos, salvo un amarronamiento en corte superior, por edad del papel, que ya pasa del siglo. Cinta marcalectura. Los márgenes son lujosamente amplios, y las notas "al margen" lo son realmente, y muy frecuentes, a la altura de la vista y de más cómoda lectura que a pie de página. Ver fotografías o solicitarlas. Muy RARO. Peso: 675 grs. (1 lb. 8 oz.) . 24.5x17. Cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Science of The New Thought

      The Science of The New Thought Book Concern 1904 - red cloth with gilt lettering; faded a bit on the spine ; dusty top ; previous owner's name on ffep; minor edge wear and corners lightly bumped o.w. very good. promotional flyer on book laid in. on the title page, E, Whitford Hopkins listed as a Metaphysician. "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" a widely used cliche listed below his name. This book got an raving review in the Atlantic Monthly but there is othewise very little known about the book. The book is chock full of interesting assertions made apparently by Hopkins some of which might have been deemed controversial for that era. Here are just a few of the titles of the chapters: The Law of Vibration The Rationale of Physical Culture Power of Man Thought Habits Man A Mental Community Mental Alchemy Mental Healing The Spiritual man [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Los Seises de la Catedral de Sevilla

      Imp. de Francisco de P. Díaz, Sevilla 1904 - 4º M. XI [carta prólogo del Tuche de T´Serclaes] 1 h. retrato, 372 p. 3 láminas en color y b/n. fuera de texto, 3 h. plegadas con música, 1 lámina doble e ilustraciones entre texto, 2 h. Encuadernación en holandesa, nervios. - Estudio de los Seises y su danza ante el Santísimo. Muy raro e importante. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      Boston, R. H. Hinkley Company 1904 - 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. A 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. 14 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS AND THE APOCRYPHA (THE MERRYMOUNT BIBLE COMPLETE IN 14 VOLUMES WITH WOODEN BOARDS) [G][Bx]

      R. H. Hinkley Co,, Boston 1904 - Fiine Binding; RELIGION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Gravures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; aproc 4500 pages; Leather spines over black beveled wooden boards. Contents clean with some browning to untrimmed edges of the text. Limited edition of 488 of which this is no 476 as noted on limitation page in red. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Christabel, Kubla Khan, Fancy In Nubibus, And Song From Zapolya

      Eragny Press, London 1904 - 41 pages 21 x 14 cm. Limited edition, one of 226 copies, printed in red and black in Brook type. Frontispiece, a colored wood engraving in green, first page of Christabel in an exquisite green floral border surrounding initial letter T in orange. Roderick Cave in "The Private Press" notes, "But though Pissarro had learned much of typography from Ricketts they were no means imitations of the Vale manner, Eragny books had a charm and freshness quite unlike anything found in the work of any other private press,." RANSOM 20. Interior contents clean, extremity wear, spine decorated in floral motifs, lettered in gilt. Three quarter brown calf and marbled boards rebacked with original spine laid down. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TROUT FISHING AND SPORT IN MAORILAND

      Covernment Printing Officw 1904 - Green cloth covers with gold titles to spine and front cover.Cloth is mottled ,otherwise VG with no damage or rubs.Block is tight and sound,Nice inscription on front blank prelim.Many photographic plates and map at rear.Chapters on the country,tackle,casting,striking,division of the water,Facts,fly,minnow,baits,worms & grubs,lakes,guided fishing,deerstalking,all the lakes and rivers in New Zealand.All gloss paper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The BOSUN And The BOB - TAILED COMET.

      Elkin Mathews, [1904], London: - Illustrated by Yeats in 18 b/w woodblock prints. 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. Printed stiff-stock blue paper wrappers, sewn. 12mo. 7" x 4-1/2" 1st edition. Unpaginated, though 24 pp. Last 4 pages adverts, 2 with woodblock cuts. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WHISTLER AS I KNEW HIM (DeLuxe Limited Edition)

      Adam & Charles Black 1904 - hardback, 4to, new buckram backstrip with original skilfully laid down & also preserving original cream decorative panels, original gilt titles, top edge gilt, deckle edges, corners of boards very lightly rubbed at tips, internally a very good copy, Limited DeLuxe edition of 500 copies of which this is numbered 482 and signed by the author, the frontispiece of the Menpes children appears not to have been bound in & all 125 tissue guarded plates are present, binding tight, a very good handsome copy, 153pp of text [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BLACK HILLS ILLUSTRATED. A TERSE DESCRIPTION OF CONDITIONS PAST AND PRESENT OF AMERICA'S GREATEST MINERAL BELT, ITS AGRICULTURE AND CATTLE RESOURCES, PRINCIPAL CITIES, FINANCIAL, COMMERCIAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS, RAILWAYS, SCENERY AND HEALTH AND PLEASURE RESORTS

      N.P.: The Black Hills Mining Men's Association, 1904., 1904. Tall quarto. First edition. Decorated wrappers in gold and black, 206 [1] pp., introduction, frontis., double column, illustrated, plates, portraits. Book is illustrated from original photographs with articles by eleven different contributors. A wonderful photograph of the real Deadwood Stage Coach on its daily run to Spearfish. The photographs are graphic in detail and provide an excellent insight to long ago South Dakota. The numerous articles provide much information about the mines, mining towns, resources, railways, agricultural resources, ranching, etc. Corners lightly bumped else a near fine, tight, clean copy of a scarce item. Not in Adams' Herd, Decker, Eberstadt, Graff, or Howes.

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        My Service in the Indian Army — and After

      London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.,, 1904. Octavo (219 x 139 mm). Original red fine-ribbed cloth, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Portrait frontispiece, one partially coloured lithographic folding map and 2 lithographic folding plans, all three by George Philips & Sons. Binding slightly soiled and rubbed, spine sunned, minor wear to spine ends, corners and rear board a bit bumped, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, mild foxing to prelims and endmatter. First edition. Surprisingly uncommon, OCLC showing just 30 locations worldwide. Military memoir of thirty years service in which Riddick detects a "higher than usual level of intelligence" in operation. Born in 1820 Vaughan was educated at Rugby and gazetted as a cadet and posted to the Indian Army in 1840. Saw action at Maharajpur in the Gwalior Campaign of 1843-4; acted as Deputy Quarter Master General to the Turkish Contingent in the Crimean War; during the Mutiny commanded the 5th Punjab Infantry at Lucknow, and during the clearing of Oudh; present in the Umbeyla Campaign 1863; commanded a brigade in the Black Mountain Expedition of 1868; 1869 command of the Gwalior District, and retirement. "A brilliant linguist, Vaughan published both a grammar and a vocabulary of Pushtu … Due to rapid promotion and army procedures Vaughan lost the chance for further assignment in India. Accordingly in 1878 he became a correspondent and the only one to accompany Lord Roberts's forces top Kabul and then Kandahar during the Second Afghan War". While Times correspondent he made a visit to the Persian Gulf to enquire into the Persian Gulf visiting Bunder Abbas, Bahrein, Bushire, Kuwait, and Baghdad where the Resident, Col. S.B. Miles "gave [me] quarters and a hearty welcome at the Residency" and "under whose auspices" Vaughan "was able to devote a few days … to seeing something of Baghdad and its society". Described by Matthews as a "useful record".

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        The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman.

      2 vols. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. 1904. With 41 engr. plates after Rowlandson, Alken and others, of which 41 are handcoloured. XVI + 253; XII + 250 pp. Publisher's red half cloth with gilt stage coach on front boards (slightly faded). Old name on titlepage.. The titlepage mistakenly mentions 43 plates, but the contents lists mentions 20 plates in volume 1 and 22 in volume 2. Plate 18 in vol. 2 showing a portrait of Henry Villbois, Esq., uncoloured. Limited to 500 copies

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        Dr. J. Fricks Physikalische Technik oder Anleitung zu Experimentalvorträgen sowie zur Selbstherstellung einfacher Demonstrationsapparate. 2 Bände (in 4= komplett).

      Braunschweig, 1904-1909.. 4°. XXIII, XX, 1631, 34, 32, XVII, 2072, 20, 40 Seiten. Pappbände der Zeit. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel.. 7., vollkommen umgearbeitete und stark vermehrte Auflage von Dr. Otto Lehmann. Mit insgesamt 7780 Abbildungen im Text, 17, davon 14 farbige Tafeln und einem Bildnis des Verfassers. Einband wenig fleckig, wenig bestoßen, berieben. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Seventh, complete revised and strongly enlarged edition by Dr. Otto Lehmann. With 7780 illustrations, 17 (14 colored) plates. Original cloth binding. Cover lightly spotted, lightly bumbed and lightly rubbed. Fine copy.

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        The Master of Game - The Oldest English Book on Hunting. Edited by Wm. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman. With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt

      London: Published for the Editors by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, 1904 - The first 10 copies were printed on Japanese hand- made vellum paper. One of these was presented by President Theodore Roosevelt to the German Emperor in 1910 after his visit to Berlin, while three other copies were bought by the late King Edward VII, the Prince of Wales (King George V) and Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria shortly before his assassination which gave rise to World War II. Partially a translation from the most famous hunting book, Gaston Phoebus, which the author wrote while in prison for an attempt to murder his cousin Richard II First edition, one of 600 copies. Folio. With 52 facsimile photogravure plates and monotint reproductions, including chromolithographic frontispiece. Recent full reversed calf, spine with raised bands, upper board inlaid with the gilt seal of Edward, 2nd Duke of York, from original binding. Some marginal chipping to leaf [a]4 (pp. vii-viii, ntroductory note), not affecting text. Fine, attractive copy. Schwerdt II p. 305 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

      Frederick Warne and Co. 1904 - First edition, first issue. Sextodecimo. Orignal grey paper-covered boards, printed in dark green, illustration mounted on front board. Very good. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by Beatrix Potter. 1904 printed on the title page and first issue points on page 15. Potter's introduction of Perter's cousin Benjamin, the fourth of her books to be published. The first printing was of 20,000 copies in September 1904, the second printing was of 10,000 copies in October 1904. They are apparently identical, and so, even thought this copy has all the first issue points, we do not know if it is the first or second printing. Housed in a custom made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Portrait Miniatures.

      . 2 vols. London: George Bell and Sons 1904. With 104 full-page plates. Folio. XXIX+ 214; IX + 211 pp. Publisher's white cloth, richly gilt and decorated. Old name on flyleaf. * Limied to 510 copies..

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        Les princesses -

      A. Ferroud et F. Ferroud 1904 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 42 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin marron à coins. Dos lisse orné de petits dessins en maroquin de couleurs et date dorée au talon. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée CANAPE. Intérieur propre. Illustré de compositions hors-texte de Georges ROCHEGROSSE. Non rogné. Très plaisant TIRAGE LIMITE à 400 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 270 exemplaires sur papier vélin d'Arches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fritz Kochers Aufsätze

      Insel Verlag, Lepzig, 1904.. Erstausgabe dieses ersten Romans von R. Walser 128 Seiten mit 11 Illustrationen von Karl Walser Hardcover/Pappeinband. Erstausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung Walsers. Auch ist dieses Buch die erste Buchgestaltung und BuchIllustration Karl Walsers. Orangefarbener Pappeinband. Besitzervermerk im vorderen Vorsatz. Buchschnitt etwas staubig. Farbkopfschnitt. Insgesamt in einem guten und sammelwürdigen Erhaltungszustand. Vitrine 1/2/ WZ

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        The Simple Life De Gang

      Piedmont, California, 1904. Cloth. Very Good. Oblong, 20 by 27 cm. 14 pp. of ink and watercolor drawings of amusing, preposterous cartoon scenes mostly of family life in a decidedly upper crust, eccentric California family. The artwork resembles the modern cartoonist Roz Chast, whose work regularly appears in The New Yorker. The most striking illustration is a double paged depiction of "Maddie's Birthday Party", which would appear to have been a masquerade party with the guests dressing up as characters mostly from opera and operetta (Tannhauser, The Mikado, Carmen). While the figures in all the drawings have a rough crudity about them, this is also the source of their subversive charm, and the corseted times are upended into something more spontaneous, slapdash and not entirely removed from our more unbuttoned culture. Whether or not the artist was capable of realistic portraiture, she surely knew how to capture movement, and all the drawings convey action and movement very effectively. We may not be privy to the inside jokes at the bottom of the drawings, but it really doesn't matter, as the color, joy and dynamism of the cartoons come together to pull us in. On the cover is written The Century Co., New York, but surely this was the author/artist having a bit of fun, for this is an unpublished manuscript. The title page in facts states a location of Piedmont, which is in the East Bay of San Francisco. The surname of the artist is unknown. Soiling to the cloth cover.

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        THE MAMMALS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

      Published by Longmans, Green & Co., 1904. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Millais, J.G. & Thorburn, Archibald & Lodge, G.E. & Gronvold, Henrik. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Three volumes. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 14 x 13", large heavy format. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 1025 copies. With 62 photogravures, 62 coloured plates and 149 uncoloured plates. Copy no. 730. All plates present. Spines faded. Volumes I and II have slightly rubbed corners. Volume III is damp stained at front edge and rear lower corner. Contents very good. [S]

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        Signed postcard photograph ("R. Leoncavallo") with autograph musical quotation from the first act of his opera La Boheme

      . A fine bust-length photograph of the composer with his trademark handlebar mustache, boldly signed in black ink and dated Berlin, June 1904. With a two-measure autograph musical quotation to upper left, with text, identified in the composer's hand as being from "La Boheme I Act." Addressed to Fraulein Grete Larass in Berlin. Very slightly worn at edges; remnants of tape to edges of verso.. ["Leoncavallo"] completed his version of Murger's Scenes de la vie de Boheme, on which he had been working since 1892, and its first performance was carefully supervised by his new publisher Sonzogno in Venice in 1897. The long period of composition during which he sought to convey the realities of life in the Latin Quarter of Paris was preceded by fierce controversy with Puccini and the Ricordi publishing house. It was Leoncavallo who first had the idea of making it into an opera, but his Boheme, although it has pages full of vitality, is much more a social document of the period, and after the first years in which the two operas were performed almost side by side, it was Puccini's version that survived in the repertory." Michele Girardi in Grove online

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        HAGADAH SHEL PESACH [FIRST JUDEO-TATAR HAGGADA]

      Piotrkow; M. Tzederbaum. 1904. Later wraps. 12mo. 148 pages. 19 cm. First edition of Hagadah in Judeo-Tatar. Hagadah shel Pesach. With translation into the Tatar language spoken in the Crimea for the benefit of the Krimchaks by Nissim (Nathan) Halevi Tzachtzir. Complete with Laws of Passover. Appended: Millin De'Agadeta [Hebrew-Judeo-Tatar lexicon] and Zikaron Tov [list of subscribers]. The translator, known by his Hebrew acronym "Netzach, " was the son-in-law of one of the great rabbinic scholars of the day, Haim Hezekiah Medini ("HaHaM") , who edited the monumental talmudic encyclopedia, Sdei Chemed. Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Hebron, Medini earlier served for many years as Rabbi of Karasubazar in the Crimea. From 1867 to 1900, Medini was recognized as Chief Rabbi of Crimean Jewry. The list of subscribers is an important historical source; represented are the following Crimean cities: Feodosiya, Yalta, Sevastopol, Yevpatoriya (Eupatoria) , Simferopol, Karasubazar, Kerch, etc. Yudlov 2282; Ya'ari 1673. Subjects: Haggada shel Pesah. OCLC lists 3 copies (Natl Libr Israel, Tel Aviv, Izhak Ben Zvi Libr). In blue quarter morocco. Some leaves repaired, lightly aged throughout; overall very fresh and clean. Very good condition. (HAG-13-4) .

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        Anthropophyteia. Jahrbücher für Folkloristische Erhebungen und Forschungen zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der geschlechtlichen Moral.

      Leipzig, Deutsche Verlag-Aktien-Gesellschaft, später Ethnologischer Verlag. 1904 -1913.. 10 Bände (=Alles Erschienene). Zusammen ca. 5.000 Seiten mit ca. 120 Bildtafeln. Originale rote Ganzleinenbände mit Titel in Goldprägung (Bd. IX abweichend in Halbleinen). Einbande bering berieben, je ein Band mit Besitzvermerk bzw. privatem Stempel. Bd. IX bestossen. Teils etwas fleckig.. Num. Privatdruck. Nur für Gelehrte, nicht für den Buchhandel bestimmt. Der Herausgeber Friedrich Salomon Krauss (1859 - 1938) war österreichischer Ethnologe, Sexualforscher und Slawist. Nach Feldforschungen von 1884 bis 1885 in Bosnien, Herzegowina, Slowenien, Kroatien und Dalmatien publizierte er zwei Bände südslawische Folklore und Volkserzählungen. "1908 unterstützte Krauss redaktionell die Gründung der Zeitschrift für Sexualwissenschaft, die Magnus Hirschfeld jedoch nur ein Jahr lang im Leipziger Verlag Georg H. Wigand herausgeben konnte . Krauss prägte den Begriff der Paraphilie, der Abweichung der sexuellen Präferenz." (Wikipedia).

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

      Nashville, TN: The Publication Committee, 1904. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Civil War) MCMURRAY, W.J.. History of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A.. Nashville, TN: The Publication Committee, 1904. 6 1/2 X 9 1/2 Inches. Scarce original black cloth. Slight scuffing and chip to head of spine. Includes company rosters and an extensive section of biographical sketches. VG overall.

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        IN MANY WARS BY MANY WAR CORRESPONDENTS. (Autographed by Jack London)

      (Tokyo): Tokyo Printing Company, (1904). First edition. Minor soiling to covers, but very good. Original pictorial cloth over card covers, silk tassle ties; 6.75 x 10 inches; 210 pp. Illustrated While many war correspondents were waiting in Tokio to go to the front with the Japanese army, the idea was suggested and readily taken up, that each should write a short story of one of his most interesting experiences. The entire proceeds of the sale, the authors decided, should be devoted to the 'Teikoku Gunjin Yengokwai,' association for the relief of those serving in the Army and Navy." (from the Preface). Contains a total of 49 contributions, 42 of them with the autograph of the author mounted to the page at the end of their piece. Jack London, who was in Japan covering the Russo-Japanese War war for the Hearst Newspapers, contributed - "A Camera and a Journey" - also published the same year in the San Francisco Examiner as "How Jack London Got in and out of jail in Japan." Richard Harding Davis's article "How Stephen Crane took Juana Dias" signed and inscribed "Ping Yang for the Ping Yangians." Rare. (BAL 11883)

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        Frederick W. Whitridge Archive of 22 items highlighted by his appointment by President Theodore Roosevelt to a Special Mission as representative of the United States ?upon the occasion of the wedding of King Alfonso XIII of Spain? and his 23 page detailed report on the Mission and the attempted assassination of the King and Queen on the day of their marriage

      Various, 1904-1908 On May 31, 1906, King Alfonso XIII of Spain married Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, the only daughter of Princess Beatrice, the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria. Comprises:(1) Manuscript Document Signed ?Theodore Roosevelt? as President and ?Elihu Root? as Secretary of Stare, 1p, 10.5? x 14?. Washington, April 11, 1906. Embossed 3.5-inch diameter paper seal affixed at lower left. Bold 6-inch long presidential signature! Extra fine condition.In part, ?Know Ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity , Prudence and Ability of Frederick W. Whitridge, of New York, I do hereby designate and appoint him Ambassador Extraordinary of the United States of America, on Special Mission as the representative of this Government upon the occasion of the wedding of King Alfonso XIII, of Spain, in June next, with all the privileges and authorities of right appertaining to this commission...?(2) Typed Letter Signed

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        Presidential Problems.

      NY, The Century Co., 1904 - NY, The Century Co., 1904, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. The book is comprised of four essays, two of which first appeared in periodicals and two were originally delievered as addresses at Princeton University, all of them were revised by Cleveland for this book, this copy is Inscribed and Signed by Cleveland in the month and year of publication ("I shall be exceedingly pleased/if the perusal of this book should be the/means of interesting even a few young men/in public questions and historical events./Princeton Oct. 19,1904/Grover Cleveland"). Very light wear, else fine in an aged and rather plain dust jacket that well-chipped at the top of the spine, although most of the book's title remains. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Coloured Conquest ---by Rata ( Australian Alternate History / Yellow Peril Related ) ( Colored )

      Sydney, Australia: N.S.W. Bookstall ( NSW / New South Wales ), 1904, 1st Edition, 1st Printing , 1904. ------------paperback, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a Good copy only, front cover is largely complete with a bit of loss along spine, front cover is detatched, no lettering on the spine, rear cover is missing, a VERY fragile item, quite rare, super cover art of a conquering Asian army, an alternate history set in 1913 speculating on the rise of the Japanese and their defeat of Australia and the rest of the world, ultimately this is a condemnation of racism and racist cultures, b&w plates, to the best of my knowledge there was no hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Walter Jardin.

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        Tale of Two Bad Mice, The

      1904. first edition. First Edition In The Original Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Two Bad Mice. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904.First edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 139 x 105 mm.). 84, [1], [1, printer’s imprint] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page.Red boards, white lettered, with pictorial label in color. Short (1/4 inch) closed tear to outer margin of frontispiece. Small area of light abrasion on lower right-hand corner of front boar and some very slight rubbing to board extremities.In the original glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should be for the front panel, with an advertisement on the rear panel for “The Peter Rabbit Books” listing five titles, including The Tale of Benjamin Bunny and The Tale of Two Bad Mice under “New Books for 1904,” and with advertisements on both flaps: “A Selected List of Art Picture Books for Children.” Small piece (1/2 x3/8 inch) missing at top left hand edge of jacket and small chip (3/16 x 3/16 inch) at top of jacket spine.Overall an excellent to near fine copy of this very rare title in a near fine dust jacket.Linder, p. 424. Quinby 7. V & A 1668.

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        An exceptional aeronautical relic! The Wright brothers? prop shaft oiler, which was used on the 1904 <i>Wright Flyer II</i> and the 1905 <i>Wright Flyer III</i>, the latter deemed ?the first practical airplane?

      Prop shaft oiler is approximately 4.75? long and approximately 1.5? in diameter at its widest point. On top the oiler is stamped, ?LUNKENHEIMER No. 0 SENTINEL FIG. 1300, MADE IN THE U.S.A.? Fine Condition. Although this piece of machinery was not in the first powered aircraft built by the Wrights that flew at Kitty Hawk, it was a vital part of the next two, and reflects the innovation their experiments required. The 1904 Wright Flyer II was most definitely a new and improved version of their first attempt. While it was similar in design to the original 1903 Flyer, it had a more powerful engine and used white pine instead of spruce for the frame. All-in-all the new Flyer was 200 pounds heavier than the 1903 machine. This oiler was an important addition to the Wright Flyer II and to aeronautics in general, because it was used to solve the problem of the engine overheating, thus allowing for the Wrights to begin taking longer flights. Produced by the Lunkenheimer Company

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        Monuments de Cracovie Dessines par M. et St. Cercha (M. i. St. Cerchow). Texte de Felix Kopera (Feliksa Kopery). 3 Bände.

      Krakau, W.L. Anczyca, 1904.. Mit zahlreichen Textillustrationen und 480 Tafeln mit vielen (wenigen farbigen) Abbildungen. 9 Blätter, 308 Seiten. Folio (ca. 42 x 33,5 cm). Original-Halbleder mit Rückentitel.. Umfangreiche Dokumentation vornehmlich von Epitaphen, Grabplatten, Grabmonumenten etc. für Krakauer Bürger, von der Romanik bis Barock und Rokoko. Sie ist damit nicht nur kunsthistorisch, sondern auch kultur-, familien- und stadtgeschichtlich interessant. Haupttexte polnisch, Bildunterschriften polnisch-französisch. - Deckel etwas berieben, angestaubt u. vereinzelt fleckig. Exlibris, Vortitel etwas, sonst kaum braunfleckig. - Comprehensive documentation of epitaphs, tombstones, tomb slabs and monuments etc. for citizens of Krakow (480 plates) from Romanesque to Baroque and Rokoko. Complete set in 3 volumes, published in Krakow. Not only art-historically important but also interesting in respect of cultural, family and town history. With Polish text and Polish-French legends.

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        Two Years Before The Mast

      1904. Two Years Before The Mast Illustrated by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. DANA, R[ichard] H[enry]. Two Years Before The Mast. London and Glasgow: Collins&#39; Clear-Type Press, [September, 1904]. First edition, first issue. Octavo (7 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches; 181 x 121 mm.). 204 pp. Title-page printed in black without any mention of Arthur Rackham. Eight color plates. Original green cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in black, blue, gray and light green. Spine similarly decorated in colors and lettered in black on a gilt block and with the authors name in full. Green pictorial endpapers.Latimore and Haskell, page 23. Riall, page 57. Note: There are several bindings of this book. The one at hand seems to combine characteristics from several issues described by Latimore and Haskell. Riall mentions an earlier September 1904 issue, bound in green or pink cloth. The illustrations in the September issue have the number of the page they illustrate in the lower right-hand corner, while there are no page numbers on the plates of the December issue. Later editions have only the name "R.H. Dana" on the spine.This book has always been a bibliographic puzzle, but we are certain that this is one of the earliest printings from September 1904.We have sold (more than thirty years ago) a December 1904 copy with the "Scud" picture on the front cover and with the authors name in full on the spine BUT the title-page was printed in red and black and none of the plates had the page number in the lower right hand corner. This copy had a school prize label dated December 1904.

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