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      Gyldendalske Boghandel, Copenhagen 1904 - 8vo, pp. 379. Contemporary threequarter marbled cloth boards, leather ribbed spine and corners, spine and device on front panel tooled in gilt. Original wrappers, unevenly browned, bound in. List of Bang's previous works to rear wrapper. Small owner's label to front pastedown. A beautifully preserved copy in a contemporary binding. First edition of Denmark's first gay novel, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE IN YEAR OF PUBLICATION (in Danish): 'With thanks from your faithful Herman Bang. 6.4.1904. To Albert Jacobsen.' Text in Danish. The journalist, stage director and novelist Herman Bang (1857-1912) was and remains one of the major figures in Danish letters, and in his lifetime was known throughout Europe. Like his Norweigian counterpart, Henrik Ibsen, Bang saw art as a vehicle for social change. He was homosexual, and through his female characters played out many of his own sexual sufferings, a censor-defying trick which was also used by Tennessee Williams forty years later. Like Oscar Wilde in England, Bang was known to be gay; like Wilde he was villified for it. Though never prosecuted he was the subject of constant police attention, and was vilified by the gutter press. In 1906, a scandal erupted involving Bang and a rent boy. One paper was moved to write: 'An unclean puff like Herman Bang must be beaten down, because he is he worst of them all. Everything which is typical of these depravities and crimes we now watch rising from the depths of the swamp like poisonous gas bursting up into the air and the daylight, can be found in Herman Bang. His hoarse voice, his sunken eyes, the slump and mummy-like exhaustion of his body, speak of the progress of vice in his soul and his blood.' Mikael tells the story of an ageing artist and his obsession with his muse, the much younger Mikael. When Mikael falls in love with a countess who one day comes to sit for the Master, the rift between the two men causes the artist to sicken and die. The story can be read as an examination of the tensions between ordinary life and high artistic ideals, but Bang's known personal history made the subtext of the book glaringly obvious. One contemporary reviewer described the character of the Master as 'an undisguised homosexualist.' A critic later described Mikael as 'by far the most pronounced portrayal of another kind of love in Danish literature'. In 1924 the great Danish film director Carl Dreyer (Vampyr, The Passion of Joan of Arc) adapted Mikael for the screen, with Walter Slezak in the title role. Dreyer's adaptation follows the book closely, quietly retaining its homoerotic atmosphere. A lovely copy of a book whose survival rate has badly affected by the scandal it caused when published.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Admiral Sir Edward Gennys Fanshawe

      Spottiswoode, 1904. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1904. 416 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pages are clean throughout. Crack to hinge inside front board. Owner's inscription to tanned ffep. Last text page and appendix pages heavily foxed, with one piece of pencil annotation. Binding in good condition. Spine tanned with bumped and slightly torn ends. Boards lightly bleach spotted.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        La Bible d'Amiens Traduction,

      Paris, Société du Mercure de France 1904 - Livre d'occasion In-12, plein maroquin prune janséniste, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, double filet sur les coupes, quadruple filet d'encadrement des contreplats, couvertures cons. (rel. signée de M. Albinhac), 1 f. blanc, 347 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Condition : Edition originale française, traduction, notes et longue préface (de plus de cent pages) de Marcel Proust Un des exemplaires du tirage courant numérotés, n° 903 (après 7 ex. sur Hollande). Envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust à Édouard Rod, écrivain et journaliste suisse (1857-1910) : " A Monsieur Edouard Rod. Hommage de respectueuse et profonde admiration. Marcel Proust ". Comme, en 1896, Edouard Rod avait publié une bonne critique des Plaisirs et les Jours dans Le Gaulois (cf. Correspondance, II, n° 36), Proust espéra une critique de sa traduction de La Bible d’Amiens. Le critique dut dire à Proust tout le bien qu’il en pensait, puisque, dans une lettre datée de mai 1904, Proust lui répond : «Si je n’étais dans un état de santé chaque jour empiré j’aurais été (.) vous remercier aussi d’avoir pris la peine de m’écrire à propos de mon étude sur Ruskin et de ma traduction de La Bible d’Amiens. Si jamais au cours d’un article vous aviez l’occasion de le signaler j’en serai très fier et très heureux.» Malgré cette supplique, il semble que Rod n’ait pas consacré de chronique dans le Figaro à la traduction de Proust. Très bel exemplaire. Deux petites éraflures sur le premier plat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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      Librairie Plon (1904), Paris - [First Series] Folio, half-title, (v) consisting of illustrated title page, preface and table of contents, and 48 photogravure plates tipped to a variety of white and colored stock, with printed tissue guards. Stiff wrappers illustrated and printed in colors. The plates are bright and fine, with the exception of the 5 sheets of white stock and the touching tissue guards, which are lightly to moderately foxed, not affecting the image. [Second Series] Folio, half-title, title page and 48 photogravure plates tipped to a variety of white and colored stock, with printed tissue guards. The plates are bright and fine, with the exception of the 7 sheets of white stock and the touching tissue guards, which are lightly to moderately foxed, not affecting the image. The combined first and second series, complete in 96 hand-pulled photogravures. The illustrated wrappers are of gray art paper, printed and decorated in green, black and gray, designed by G. Auriol. The second series' spine has been expertly repaired at its base. Housed in a newly made clamshell box of cloth with paper label, and each series further contained in a cloth chemise with a reproduction of the series' title mounted to the front board. Art Nouveau design by G. Auriol; introduction by Émile Dacier. The photographers in the first series include: C. Job, P. Dubreuil, F. Boissonnas, R. Demachy, G. Rey, C. Puyo, L. Misonne, A. Malle, H. Linck, A. Gilibert, G. Salle, A. Hachette, A. da Chuha, et al. The photographers in the second series include: C. Job, F. Boissonnas, L. Misonne, Mme. G.-A. Barton, A. Turrino, A. Malle, E. Wallon, A. Gilibert, C. Ménard, E. Steichen, A. Keighley, G. Rey, A. Lemoine, et al. Invariably this is only found in the first series, with the second series only appearing once at auction in the past 25 years. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Clyfford Still: The Artists Museum(TitleLanguage) Clyfford Still: The Artists Museum

      Skira Rizzoli, 2012-10-30. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :2012-10-30 Pages: 240 Language: English Publisher:. Skira Rizzoli The first significant publication on Clyfford Still and his work in more than twenty-five years celebrates one of abstract expressionism's founders Best known for his compelling abstract works with jagged fields and powerful expanses of color. Clyfford Still (1904-1980) stands among the giants of post-World War II art. Together with Jackson Pollock. Mark Rothko. Franz Kline. and Barnett Newman. Still helped... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        SONATA DE PRIMAVERA. Memorias del Marqués de Brandomín: Las Publica Don .

      Imprenta de Antonio Marzo, Madrid 1904 - 1ª ed. 11.5x16. 195pp. Rústica. Discretas reparaciones en el lomo. Muy buen ejemplar. Muy raro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        A Western Trip

      Herold Press, Detroit 1904 - A WESTERN TRIP TO YELLOWSTONE & MONTANA FEATURING PHOTOCHROMS BY WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON 8vo. 91 [1 blank], [2] pp., 30 mounted photographs (12 full-page photochrome process prints by William Henry Jackson, 18 smaller black and white taken by the party). Original full brown leather gilt-lettered and with gilt illustration of cowboy on rearing horse roping. With author's signed presentation in ink on front flyleaf: "C. L. Levants from Carl E. Schmidt, Jan'y 1905" (ink inscription offset onto the title). An impressive privately produced journal and memoir of a trip to Yellowstone in 1901 written by the wealthy Detroit industrialist Carl Schmidt. This book is an idiosyncratic example of bookmaking, not only because of its unusual illustrative matter, but also because of the author's selection of old English type and the binding created in the author's own tannery. The black and white photographs are candids taken by the party. The color photographs are the work of William Henry Jackson (1843-1942) who served as official photographer of the Hayden survey from 1870-1878 and took the first photos of Yellowstone Park. Leaving Chicago on August 31, 1901, in the company of three other people (his daughter Emma, friend Frank Pingree, and the latter's son Everett), Carl E. Schmidt embarked on a trip inspired by a painting of Yellowstone geysers he saw while waiting in a dining room for his omelet to be served. After describing his train trip West, which included a few humorous detours, Schmidt and his party spent several weeks in Yellowstone enjoying the sites and having various adventures and misadventures, most of which Schmidt describes in a jocular, even-handed manner. Some of the incidents seem to be reflective of the author's own amused awareness of his greenhorn-tourist status. At one point, a trip from the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel is preceded by Schmidt's elaborate order to the kitchen for lunch, which included an extra two-dollar bill to ensure service. However, when the lunch was opened the next day, it turned out to be nothing but ruined scraps. He also describes a somewhat successful fishing trip in which several trout were caught. However, upon arriving at the hotel and handing over the fish to the cook with instructions for preparation, the fish were ruined because they were fried in "wagon- grease butter." The journal concludes with a visit and descent into a mine near Butte, Montana. Schmidt remarks: "Here comes our party and with them the mine boss, Capt. Sammie. He looks like a highwayman, but we find out later he is a Baptist deacon and plays the organ up at the big camp tent" (p. 85). The trip to the mine also includes a recounting of a shoot-out that occurred a few months before their arrival. On the return trip to Chicago, the party stopped briefly in Salt Lake City. In Exploration and Empire Goetzmann describes the photographer William Henry Jackson's importance, "the greatest of all Western photographers [with the] ability to capture the many scenes of sublime beauty in the West on his photographic plates and stereopticon slides, did more than anyone else to publicize the tourist's West. Jackson, like the avant-garde writers, the scientists, and even the local colorists of his time, was helping to usher in a new era of realism that would in part replace, and at the same time, as far as subject matter was concerned, parallel the romanticism of an earlier day". For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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      Archibald Constable & Co, London 1904 - The book is firmly bound in the original dark blue cloth, lettered and decorated in red and gilt, the boards are clean, but the corners and spine ends are a little rubbed and bumped. The text block is slightly foxed and age toned and there is a neatly written signature in pencil to the front endpaper. The final Constable edition and the only one to be published in an appropriately gothic binding, it is a fragile production and this is an unusually bright and attractive example. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J and M Books Limited]
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        Melchior Lechter (= III. Sonderausgabe der Berliner Architekturwelt, Berliner Kunst),

      Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin, 1904 - 4°. 93 (3) S. m. 5, teils farb., gefalt. Tafeln und zahlr., teils mehrfarb. Abb. i. Text Gesamte Ausstattung von Melchior Lechter. Gut erhaltenes u. gepflegtes Exemplar m. geringf. Alterungs- u. Gebrauchsspuren am Einband (Kanten teils leicht berieben, Ränder teils geringf. nachgedunkelt), Schnitt kaum merklich nachgedunkelt, innen textsauber u. gepflegt. Kein Besitzvermerk. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 850 Gebundene Ausgabe, OPBd. beige, m. strukt. Oberfläche, reicher Goldverz., Deckelbeschr., KGoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, Antiqua-Satz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Goerlitz]
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        Stories of Red Hanrahan

      Dundrum: The Dun Emer Press,, 1904. Octavo. Original white cloth backed blue boards, blue endpapers, printed paper labels to spine and upper board. Small bookplate. Lightly rubbed with some wear at the corners, cloth a little dulled, partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of Yeats's superb collection of folk tales of his own composition. One of a limited edition of 500 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Melchior Lechter.

      Berlin, Wasmuth 1904. - FL0315 4°. Grüner Leinenband mit eingebundenem illustriertem Originalumschlag. 93 (3) Seiten mit vielen Abbildungen, teilweise farbigen Tafeln. Der Buchschmuck von M. Lechter, gedruckt in Rot und Schwarz. Der Einband gering fleckig, Rücken leicht ausgebleicht. Der eingebundene Umschlag etwas gebräunt und mit Randfehlstellen. Die Seitenränder stellenweise etwas fleckig. Durchaus gutes Exemplar des mittlerweile seltenen Bandes. (= Berliner Kunst. III. Sonderausgabe der Berliner Architekturwelt ). Erste Ausgabe. 1100

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        The Gold Bat

      London: Adam & Charles Black,, 1904. Containing Eight Full-Page Illustrations by T. M. R. Whitwell. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upperboard in black, blue, and yellow. Prize bookplate. Spine faded, binding a little rubbed with a few small marks to the lower board and a small bump to the upper board, contents spotted. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tales of St. Austins

      Adam & Charles Black, London 1904 - This copy lacks the full stop after " St" and has the unclosed quotes on the title page of the first impression but it is in a second issue binding which has ink to spine lettering instead of the gilt lettering of the first issue. Plates all present. It is a very nice copy. Bumped to spine ends with tiny wear to cloth at base, minor wear to cloth corners and a little shelf wear at base of both boards with cloth just going near the corners but all minor stuff. Lettering and illustration on board and spine is bright and clean with just very minor loss at a couple of places. Internally inner hinges intact, previous owners gift inscription on front end paper and what looks like a tiny flaw (1/4"), rather than a tear, at the top of the end paper. If it is a tear it has been repaired without any tape. Light offsetting to end pappers but pages clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Business (P.B.F.A)]
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        The Gold Bat

      Adam & Charles Black, London, 1904 - First edition: octavo; hardcover, decorated cloth; 279pp. [277pp. + 2pp. of adverts], with 7 monochrome plates. Rebound in the original boards with new endpapers: half-title and frontispiece missing; light tape marks to inside edges of initial pages; three of the illustrations have pen tracing around figures in the picture, a figure 8 is drawn on another page. Although there are some marks and edge wear, the pages are generally good, bar some light foxing. The original boards are very good with only minor bumping and edge wear, the decorations lightly worn but bright; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. A good copy of a very early title in the oeuvre.

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      London: Adam & Charles Black, 1904. pp. vii, 105 + 2 pages of adverts plus 12 pages of adverts tipped-in these are a smaller format and on different paper; colour frontispiece with tissue guard + 15 further colour plates all with captioned tissue guards. Original pictorial tan cloth binding with gilt lettering, stamped in green black and yellow; very good with a little general wear and some rubbing to extremities and joints, corners a little worn, a couple slightly threadbare, and a very short tear to cloth at head of front joint. Top edge gilt. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, a little reading wear, slight "ghosting" to end papers. some gatherings slightly out of line, but all tightly bound. A very good first edition copy. This would appear to be the second issue (or perhaps an intermediate first/second issue as the original two pages of adverts are bound in and the later 12 pages have been tipped in) with publisher's monogram to the title page, gilt lettering to both the spine and the front board. Please see the suite of images on the Loe Books w/s.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No dust Jacket. Illus. by Dadd, Philip. Large 8vo (16 x 23cm).

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      PERU 1904 - On offer is an awesome archive of art by Charles Reginald Enock, famed traveler, explorer, and writer of the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection is comprised of seven small watercolor sketches of Inca ruins and views of Peru and its people, c. 1904-05, mostly signed with initials, approx. 140 x 205 mm, together with five similar pen, ink and wash drawings, mostly signed with initials, and bearing on verso some manuscript notes. Included is a printed sketch map of Enock's routes in Peru, during 1903-04; a pub. Royal Geographical Society 9th January, 1905, and a few related printed illustrations. CHARLES REGINALD ENOCK published several works of travel and exploration, principally relating to South America and the Inca Civilisation of Peru, including The Andes and the Amazon, Life and Travel in Peru, first published in 1907. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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        Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre lithographié de Honoré Daumier

      N. A. Hazard, Orrouy (Oise) 1904 - Orné d'un portrait gravé à l'eau-forte par Loys Delteil et de cent quarante reproductions d'après les lithographies les plus belles et les plus rares du Maitre pp. 844 bella rilegatura in mezza pelle con nervi e scritte d'oro al dorso (half-leather binding)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre lithographié de Honoré Daumier.

      Orrouy, Oise, France: Chez Hazard. 1904 - 4to. 841 pp. Number 328 of 800 copies printed. Nicely rebound in brown quarter cloth and marbled boards. Near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Of the Imitation of Christ

      Essex House Press, London 1904 - Of the Imitation of Christ. Three, Both for Wisedom, & Godlines, most Excellent Bookes: Made 170 Yeeres since by one Thomas of Kempis, & for the Worthines thereof oft since Translated out of Latine into Sundrie Languages by Divers Godlie and Learned Men. Now Newlie Corrected, Translated, and with most Ample Textes, and Sentences of Hoile Scripture Illustrated by Thomas Rogers. MDLXXX. Woodcut on the title-pages and woodcut initials and device on the colophon. Partly printed in red. Folio. [296 x 214 x 30 mm]. [1]f, 215 pp. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere in red morocco, the covers tooled in gilt with a single fillet border and panel of three fillets extending to squares at the corners. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and third and dated at the foot, the others with an ornamental centre, the turn-ins tooled with three gilt fillets, marbled endleaves, top edge gilt, the others uncut. The colophon reads: "Of these Four Books of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A Kempis, Edited by Ernest Godman from the Earliest English Translations, the First Three are from that of Thomas Rogers MDLXXX, the Fourth from that of the Lady Margaret Countess of Richmond, and Printed by Wynkyn De Worde in MDIIII. This Book has been Printed at the Essex House Press, Campden, Glos., under the Care of C. R. Ashbee, by whom also is the Block which was Cut on the Plank by Alec. Miller. AD. MDCCCCIIII". 100 paper copies were printed, of which this was no.87. There were also 10 on vellum. Occasional minor spotting, but a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Leadless Decorative Tiles, Faience, and Mosaic . history, materials, manufacture and use of ornamental flooring tiles, . recipes for tile-bodies, and for leadless glaze and art-tile enamels.

      - Staffordshire, the author 1904. Large thick octavo publisher's cloth with inset illustration; xxiv,852pp; 37 plates (18 colour), numerous illustrations. Mild signs of use but an uncommonly good copy. Probably the definitive work on 19th century tile manufacture, this is an enormous compendium on the history and manufacture of decorative tiles. But, more importantly, this contains the results of years of research into ridding the industry of lead-poisoning. Furnival notes that almost 600 women and girls working in the manufacture of earthernware and china had died of lead poisoning between 1895 and 1898. With added contributions on tiles in China (by Bushell), in India (by Clarke and Marshall), and on designing (by Ambrose Wood). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        The English Jersey Cattle Society's Herd Book

      12-London- English Guernsey Cattle Society, 1904 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AFive herd books of the English Jersey Cattle Society, detailing the breeding activities of the Guernsey herds in the UK between 1905-1956. %0D%0AContaining:%0D%0AVolume XVI (1904)%0D%0AVolume XVIII (1906)%0D%0AVolume XIX (1907)%0D%0AVolume XXIV (1912)%0D%0AEach volume contains details of the births of bulls and cows within each registered herd in the UK, along with lists of the society council members. %0D%0AWith one photographic frontispiece%0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn red cloth bindings. Externally, sound, though with some sunning to the spines, and some bumping and slight wear to the extremities. Dampstaining to the boards of three volumes. A few marks to the boards also. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Les Kitharèdes.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1904 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1904, 12,5x18,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Renée Vivien dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jeanne de Bellune : "pour mon petit (Jeannot) d'une qui l'aime / Renée". Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de Lévy-Dhurmer. Dos passé comportant un léger manque en tête, une déchirure recollée en pied d'un mors, agréable état intérieur. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Das lebende Modell. Zwanzig Malerische Aktstudien. Band I & Band II. 2 vols. (complete)

      A. Schumann's Verlag, Leipzig 1904 - Folio. Unpaginated. Original printed wrappers bound with strings. Each volume has 8 unnumbered text pages and 20 cardboard sheets containing 20 photographic reproductions (colored monochrome prints). Each print is protected with a decorative tissue-guard, and depicts a female model posing nude outdoors. Minor foxing on covers of first volume, and sporadic age-toning along paper margin (not affecting text or prints). Text in German, gothic script. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Faithfully Reproduced in Facsimile from the Edition of 1685

      Methuen & Co., 1904, - SHAKESPEARE, William. Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Faithfully Reproduced in Facsimile from the Edition of 1685. L: Methuen & Co., 1904. Pp. [14], 1-273, 1-328, 1-303. Port. frontis with tissueguard opposite facsimile title page. Folio, grey cloth covered boards, light brown cloth covered spine, printed paper label to spine, pages untrimmed.Spine label browned with some creasing, a few dampspots and slight foxingto spine cloth, browning and various smudges to front and rear boards, light wear to edges, corners bumped, else a bright, tight copy. Vg. 650.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        The Poems of... with Illustrations from his own pictures and designs. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by W.M. Rossetti

      London: Ellis & Elvey 1904. . Two volumes, square 8vo, xxvii, (i), 227, (1); xiii, (iii), 246, (2) pp. 20 plates, later inscription to both fly leaves, marbled endpapers. Bound for William Brown, Edinburgh, in contemporary blue half morocco, gilt spines, t.e.g., some minor rubbing, some marks to the boards otherwise an attractive set. Including valuable notes by the Editor, and including the first publication of the sonnet “After the French Liberation of Italy”. Wellbeck II p697. Printed at the Astolat Press, Guildford.

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        His own visions growing into reality. Our Village. Hay Carrying.

      1904 1904 - Margins marked, but image clean and in very good condition. Original pen-and-ink watercolour illustration on card (367 × 269 mm), in a wash-line mount. The original illustration, signed by the artist, for one of the scenes in Mary Russell Mitford's "Our Village", which comprised a series of sketches of country life. Brock's illustrations form part of the "Series of English Idylls" published by J. M. Dent & Co. The scene depicted shows Robert, a boy from the village, watching an artist painting a particular view to which the boy has led him. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Propos d'âmes simples.

      Paul Ollendorff 1904 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1904, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de sixième édition, il n'a été tiré que 10 Hollande en grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Dos légèrement fendillé et comportant deux infimes manques en pied, quelques passages du tetxe soulignés au crayon de couleur bleu. Couverture illustrée d'un dessin de Sem. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Fox, Duffield & Company, New York 1904 - .[xlii, 350 pgs.].FIRST EDITION.WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOHN FOX, JR. AND ILLUSTRATED WITH 13 PHOTOGRAPHS BY A.L. COBURN INCLUDING FRONTIS.Photos of African-American women preparing food.Recipes include Breads, Soups, Fish, Croquettes, Meats, Game, ETC.Grey/Blue cloth boards stamped on cover with title in blue lettering.Coburn was a well known photographer at the turn of the 19th century.Small defects to this volume include: slight fading to the spine and outside margins of covers, front hinge cracked but holding, and slight toning to back and front endpapers.SCARCE. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sea-Wolf (seawolf)

      MacMillan Company 1904 - First Edition, First Printing with "Published October, 1904" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Jack London on a check laid into the book. A beautiful copy. The binding is tight, with light wear to the spine and panels. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with a superb facsimile dustjacket from the ORIGINAL of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy Jack London First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Faith of Men, and Other Stories.

      NY MacMillan 1904 - First edition. Contains eight tales, including "The One Thousand Dozen," the early dog story "Batard," and "A Relic of the Pliocene." Presentation copy, inscribed by London on front endpaper: "Dear Bert: 'Ay tank Ay buy.' p. 127." The quotation is from the story "Too Much Gold" and is a bit of dialogue that records the moment drunken Swede Ans Handerson decides to purchase a gold claim. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners, otherwise a very fine copy in pictorial blue cloth. T.e.g. (BAL 11878). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jack London's Great Novel The Sea Wolf. Begins in the January Century. [Promotional poster]

      The Century, [New York] 1904 - Dramatic illustrated poster (signed in the image, "C.") printed in red, green and black. 20-1/2 x 12 inches. Several near repairs to short closed tears; bright and very attractive. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Department of the Interior Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, Map of Choctaw Nation

      U.S. Government of Choctaw Nation, 1904. OUTSTANDING COLOR MAP OF CHOCTAW NATION IN INDIAN TERRITORY Lithograph Sheet size: approx. 38 4/5" x 34" This is an incredibly detailed and vividly colored terrain map produced by the U.S. government of Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). The Choctaw Indians are a Muskogee-speaking people, and are the historical inhabitants of central Mississippi. During the eighteenth century, the Choctaws began coming into regular contact with Europeans. While the Choctaws got along peaceably with the French, they instantly clashed with the British who attempted to destroy the Choctaw's traditional mode of politics. Indeed, after expelling the French from the lower Mississippi Valley in 1763, the British took complete control of Choctaw trade, gradually reducing the Choctaw nation into a total state of dependency. . Book.

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        Le radium. Vol. 1", no. 1 (inaugural issue)

      1904. Le Radium. Vol. 1, no. 1 (inaugural issue). 4to. 32pp. Text illustrations. Notice to subscribers, on tinted paper, tipped to first leaf; subscription card laid in. 295 x 211 mm. Original printed wrappers, front wrapper stamped "Specimen," very slight wear. Light browning but a fine copy. </p><p>The Inaugural Issue of the first French periodical dedicated to the study of radioactivity and related subjects (the German Jahrbuch der Radioaktivitat und Elektronik, edited by Johannes Stark, was also founded in 1904). Le Radium&#39;s editors included Henri Becquerel (1852-1908), who discovered spontaneous radioactivity in 1896; Pierre Curie (1859-1906), who shared the 1903 Nobel Prize with Becquerel and Marie Curie for his extraordinary contributions to the study of radioactivity; and Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), who won the Nobel Prize in 1908 for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements and the chemistry of radioactive substances. On the back wrapper of this issue is a full-page advertisement for radium salts and other radioactive substances, which were priced according to the strength of their radiation.

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        Jane Austen THE NOVELS Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey & Persuasion, Lady Susan, The Watson's, and A Memoir of Jane Austen by her Nephew J. E. Austen Leigh ( Complete in Six Volumes )

      Macmillan and Co, London 1904 - Published in 1904, this is a nice early set of the Novels of Jane Austen along with the Memoir by her Nephew, in six volumes, bound in old red cloth with leather spine title labels, top edges gilded, internally illustrated with the engraved frontispieces originally used in the early Bentley editions, along with an engraved portrait of the author, foxing to endpapers, a few minor marks within else contents to all volumes generally nice and clean, the cloth covers have some signs of wear, spines sunned with some noticeable lightened making to the boards, some repaired splits to cloth along spine edges else in good general condition. Books are heavy and will require extra shipping costs above the standard basic quote [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox Rare Books PBFA]
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        HERMES, rivista mensile dell'arte e del pensiero moderno - fondata e diretta da GIUSEPPE BORGESE e ENRICO CORRADINI - (1904-1906) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Firenze, Tipografia G.Spinelli & C., 1904

      - Questa elegante rivista nasce a Firenze nel 1904 nel pieno di un fervore culturale che tendeva alla sprovincializzazione ed alla diffusione di nuovi pensieri filosofici, e del formalismo estetico, influenzati da D'Annunzio (molti dei presenti e futuri collaboratori di Hermes erano suoi seguaci) , e da Papini e Prezzolini. (Il loro Leonardo era stato appena fondato nel 1903). Il Fondatore GIUSEPPE ANTONIO BORGESE (Palermo 1882- Fiesole 1952) allora giovanissimo (aveva 21 anni) venne affiancato in questa avventura da ENRICO CORRADINI (S. Miniatello FI 1865- Roma 1931). Corradini aveva appena fondato nel 1903 "Il Regno" di ispirazione nazionalista ed interventista. Gli scritti furono opera di Aliotta A., Angeli D., Bacci O, BORGESE stesso (numerosi) Calò G., Cecchi E., Cippico A., Colautti A., Corradini E., Costetti G., BENEDETTO CROCE, Dami L., GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO, DE KAROLIS A., Fabris G.A., Forester R., Freschi A., Giuliotti D., Lesca G., Macinai E., Maffii M., Morasso M., PAPINI GIOVANNI (numerosi), Puccioni N., Ratti F.V., Romano-Catania G., Sorani A., Taddei M., Tarchiani N., Teresah. Notevole il contributo estetico di grandi artisti illustratori: DE KAROLIS (sue le bellissime copertine), Nomellini Plinio, Emil Zorn, Charles Doudelet, Giovanni Costetti. Negli eleganti testi, preziose le incisioni, testatine e fregi di A. Spadini, De Karolis, Costetti, L'editore presentò anche una uscita in due volumi e la numerazione che segue discende da ciò. La nostra collezione è tutta a fascicoli sciolti in positive condizioni, (con alcuni sapienti restauri alle copertine e su carta stanca ma vallda) A richiesta potreMo inviare foto dettagliate. formato cm. 28 x 20 (le copertine originali hanno le frange e le pagine interne in carta pesante a mano sono in barbe . VOLUME I (gennaio 1904) pp. 1-60 cop. verdina (con tavola 1 IL DOLORE di Nomellini. VOLUME II (febbraio 1904) pp. 61-110 cop.color malva con tavola 2 DOLORE di ZOIR) VOLUME III (marzo-aprile 1904) pp. 111-174 copertina arancione. VOLUME IV (maggio-giug 1904) pp. 175-210 copertina bleu VOLUME V (luglio 1904) pp. 211-278 copertina grigia, con tavola 5 DOUDELET. VOLUME VI (novembre 1904) pp. 279-336) cop. color malva con tavola 6 (L'ospite). LA RIVISTA VENNE SOSPESA PER ALCUNI MESI E RIPRESE A MAGGIO 1905. VOLUME VII (maggio 1905) pp. 1-50 MANCANTE - NON E' PRESENTE. VOLUME VIII-IX (ott-novemb 1905) pp. 51-114 copertina bleu VOLUME X-XI (dic 05-gen. 1906) pp. 115-182 copertina color malva VOLUME XII (luglio 1906) pp. 183-206 copertina grigi Sull'ultima pagina c'è il commiato di BORGESE (.il gallo sacro smette cosi' il suo canto, ma Ermes condurr? ancora molte anime al di l? dei confini del mondo. ) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO (Righini periodici fiorentini volume I pos. 1422) LA COLLEZIONE ' ALLOGGIATA IN ELEGANTE SCATOLA COLOR MALVA CREATA APPOSITAMENTE DAL RESTAURATORE GIULIANA BORASCHI. DI PARMA.

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      Librairie d'éducation nationale, Collection Picard, " Bibliothèque d'éducation récréative ", 11e série, Paris 1904 - EDITION ORIGINALE du premier livre de Max Jacob, illustré de 6 hors-texte de Louis Saint. L'artiste semble avoir également composé la page de titre. Très rare EXEMPLAIRE D'ESSAI, le premier plat du cartonnage titré LE ROI KABOUL 1ER ne portant pas de nom de Max Jacob. La reliure du tirage régulier portera le nom de l'auteur, et le titre deviendra HISTOIRE DU ROI KABOUL 1ER. Petit manque à la charnière. ¤¤¤¤¤¤ Max Jacob rentra dans le monde des lettres en 1898, en devenant critique d'art au Moniteur sous le pseudonyme de Léon David. Trois ans plus tard, il rencontre Picasso avec qui il partagera une chambre Boulevard Voltaire, avant de fréquenter André Salmon et Guillaume Apollinaire. Vivant alors d'expédients - il sera successivement clerc d'avoué, magasinier à l'Entrepôt Voltaire, précepteur - il écrit fin 1903 deux contes, L'HISTOIRE DU ROI KABOUL 1ER et LE GEANT DU SOLEIL. " . Je réfléchis que j'aimais conter des histoires aux enfants. J'écrivis donc dans ma petite chambre boulevard Barbès 33 (au coin de la rue Poulet), sans feu, sans tabac, sans pétrole et nourri par le crédit d'une boulangère charitable, le roi Kaboul et le marmiton Gauwain. ". Le second texte ne fut pas édité, mais le premier parut en mars 1904 comme livre de prix pour les écoles. Monsieur Alain Segal de l'Association des amis de Max Jacob dans son étude sur les différentes éditions du ROI KABOUL en révèle la genèse : c'est sur les conseils de son ami Gaston Courtillier qui travaillait chez Picard et Kahn que Max Jacob proposa son manuscrit. Les éditeurs qui cherchaient un conte pour enfant l'acceptèrent, moyennant quelques minimes retouches dont le changement des mots paroisses, églises ou calvaires qui devinrent pour l'école laïque Hôtel de ville, mairie ou commune. Ce premier livre lui rapportera une petite fortune : " J'ai touché 30 francs pour le Roi Kaboul. J'en ai profité pour aller dans un restaurant. Tous les plats étaient à 0 fr. 25. J'en ai eu pour 2 fr. 50. Tu imagines tout ce que j'ai mangé pour arriver à cette somme ! " confiera-t-il des années plus tard à Marcel Béalu. Le livre ayant eut du succès auprès des écoliers studieux, deux autres éditions verront le jour en mars 1906 avec à nouveau quelques variantes sur le cartonnage, et en septembre 1909 avec une nouvelle reliure à motif de gui et de houx. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      John Lane.The Bodley Head.London.,1904. FIRST JESSIE KING EDITION.8vo (7.7 x 5.5 inches).Dated 1904 but actually published November 1903.Fully illustrated with Frontispiece,half title and title page,plus 23 full page plates and 71 smaller page decorations by King.Previous owners name and date (1904) on front free endpaper.Both sets of endpapers with some foxing but the rest of the book is nice and clean.Original red cloth with gilt decoration designs by King to both boards and spine.A very good clean copy with the gilt still nice and bright.A very beautiful book.:wph.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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