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        The Divine Comedy

      Cassell, 1904, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. ALIGHERI, DANTE. The Divine Comedy in 6 volumes (The Dore Dante), London: Cassell, 1904. Folios measuring about 14x11 inches or 35x28cm, No. 66 of the Henry Irving edition limited to 1,000 copies, pastel paper-covered boards three-quarter bound in green morocco with brown morocco spines that have five raised bands with gilt and red floral decoration, gilt lettering, top edges gilt, bookplate of Frank S. Sturgis on the front pastedowns. Each of the three parts is presented in two volumes: Vision of Hell, pp. xxiv, 82, 39 plates; [iii], 83-183, 26 plates. Vision of Purgatory, pp. [iii], 92, 25 plates; 93-170, 17 plates. Vision of Paradise, pp. [iii], 82, 7 plates; [iii], 83-165, 11 plates. The famous Gustave Dore illustrations here are supplemented by striking watercolor decoration to many of the introductory pages of each canto. Artist unknown. English translation by Henry Francis Cary. Percy Muir, in Victorian Illustrated Books, wrote of the Dore Dante: "One of Dore's most elaborate undertakings, well-suited by his macabre inventions (p.241)." This set weighs about 24 pounds or 11 kg. Condition of these books: Very good overall. A few marks on the boards, rubbed at extremities, with a greenish dusty stain to the spine of Hell V. 2. V.1 of Hell has 3 loose leaves. Front joints starting on Purgatory 1 and Paradise 2. Purgatory 1 also has creases to several leaves with small tears and margin losses. Paradise 1 has a few short tears in the margins of the preliminaries. Age-toning throughout, illustrations fine, protected under tissue guards.. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 6-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53504.

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        Romane und Novellen. Zweite Serie: Novellen, Band 1-24.

      Stuttgart, Cotta 1904-1910. - ca. 250-320 Seiten pro Band, Einband etwas berieben und fleckig, innen guter und sauberer Zustand. ----------------------------- 1.-2.Band: Italienische Novellen. 3.Band: Moralische Novellen. 4.Band: Neue Moralische Novellen. 5.Band: Troubadour-Novellen. 6.Band: Buch der Freundschaft. 7.Band: Frau von F. und andere Novellen. 8.Band; Neue Novellen. 9.Band: Geteiltes Herz und andere Novellen. 10.Band: Kleopatra u.a.Nov. 11.Band: Geschichten aus Italien. 12.Band: Meraner Novellen.13.Band: Novellen vom Gardasee. 14.-15.Band Tragische Novellen. 16.Band: Dorfgeschichten. 17.-18.Band Frauenbilder. 19.Band: Heitere Geschichten. 20.Band: Märchen und Spukgeschichten. 21.Band: Originale. 22.Band: Auf Tod und Leben. 23.Band: Menswchen und Schicksale. 24.Band: Helldunkles Leben. ---------------------------------------------- Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, geadelt 1910, (* 15. März 1830 in Berlin; † 2. April 1914 in München) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Dramatiker und Übersetzer. Neben vielen Gedichten schuf Heyse rund 180 Novellen, acht Romane und 68 Dramen. 1910 wurde Heyse als erster deutscher Autor belletristischer Werke mit dem Nobelpreis für Literatur ausgezeichnet. Die insgesamt 177 Novellen sind als bedeutendster Teil des Gesamtwerks anzusehen, obwohl Heyse sie eher für ein Nebenprodukt seines Schaffens hielt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 11550 8° , Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband,

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        Det nya Sibirien. En skildring af det genom den Sibirska järnvägen öppnade framtidslandet samt af en resa i Mandschuriet.

      

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        A History of English Furniture. The Age of Oak [--The Age of Walnut; --The Age of Mahogany; --The Age of Satinwood].

      1904 - London: T. & A. Constable for Lawrence & Bullen Limited [I-II] and The Medici Society Ltd and Lawrence & Bullen Ltd [III-IV], 1904 [I], 1906 [II], and 1923 [III-IV]. Folio (380 x 283mm [I-II] and 374 x 280mm [III-IV]), 4 volumes. Publisher's original red buckram over bevelled boards, lettered in gilt on the upper boards and spines, top edges gilt, others uncut; titles printed in red and black, vol. I with errata slip tipped in at the end, 60 colour-printed plates after Shirley Slocombe, retaining printed tissue guards, black-and-white illustrations throughout the text, some full-page; spines slightly faded, parts of boards slightly faded or marked, corners slightly rubbed, some light spotting or browning (mainly in vol. I), nonetheless a very good, bright set. First editions of vols I-II and third editions of III-IV. One of the first comprehensive works on the history of English furniture, and still regarded as a landmark publication in the field. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some Poems - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      London: Eragny Press. Near Fine. 1904. Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing. A nearly fine first edition/first printing, one of 226 total copies. Original green and pink floral paper boards. Corners rubbed with slight darkening to cover. Endpapers browned. The frontispiece, printed in color, was designed and engraved on wood by Lucien Pissarro. The initial letters, printed in red, were designed by Lucien Pissarro and engraved by Esther Pissarro; The poems include, “Love among the Ruins, ” “A Tocatta of Galuppi's, ” “By the Fireside, ” “‘Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came', ” “Women and Roses, ” “The Heretic's Tragedy, ” “A Grammarian's Funeral, ” “The Bishop orders his Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church, ” “Rabbi Ben Ezra, ” “Up at a Villa--Down in the City" .

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        Up from Slavery. An Autobiography.

      

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        Salzburg.

      Öl auf Holz. 34, 5 x 48 cm. Gerahmt in altem schwarzen Holzrahmen. Vom Künstler signiert. Die schöne Ansicht zeigt die Hohenfestung Salzburg in südwestlicher Richtung mit Häusergruppe und Bäumen im Vordergrund. Das Untersbergmassiv steht im Hintergrund. - Petrides arbeitete zunächst im Atelier von Hermann Burghart. Nach seinen Landschaftsmotiven wurden auch Ansichtskarten angefertigt. Stadtansichten sind seltener. Er war Mitglied des Dürerbundes. 1904 hatte er eine Goldmedaille auf der Weltausstellung in St. Louis, USA verliehen bekommen.

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        Christliche Standes-Unterweisungen. Siebente (7.) Aufl. von P. Otto Bitschnau Conventual des Klosters Einsiedeln.

      Stuttgart, Süddeutsche Verlagsbuchhandlung Ochs, o. J. (um 1904), - in-4to, 2 Bl. (Widmung - ill. Titelblatt) + VIII + 604 S., ill. mit gest. Schlussvignetten u. Initialen + 18 Chromolithogr. Tafeln, original Vorsatzblätter, Stempel auf Vorsatz, farbig ill. Original Leinwand mit reicher Tiefprägung, (Leipziger Buchbinderei Gustav Fritsche), (Ecken leicht bestossen), Rotschnitt, insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Mollie's bunyip

      Melbourne: Robert Jolley, 1904. Oblong quarto, illustrated red wrappers (a few tears and chips to the yapp edges, small strip of sunning tobottom edge of rear wrapper), ribbon ties, 50 pp., 12 black and white plates plus illustrations in text, reproducing Annie’s handwritten script, a good copy. Previous owner’s inscription on title page. The variant issue in red wrappers. Muir 6334.

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        A guide to homeopathic practice; designed for the use of families and private families

      Philadelphia, Boericke & Tafel, 1904, in-8, de XV, (1 bl.), 17-494 pp., cartonnage de l'éditeur

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        FILIGRANAS. Periódico Quincenal de Literatura, Arte y Notas Sociales

      Calle Bartolomé Mitre 1913, Buenos Aires 1904 - Director y Redactor: Ricardo Riobóo. Administradores-editores: F. A. Nava y J. B. Ferreira. Año 1, Nº 1, septiembre 10 de 1904; Nº 2, septiembre 25 de 1904; Nº 3, octubre 10 de 1904; Nº 4, octubre 30 de 1904. 4vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Shakespeare s Works edited by J. Talfourd Blair

      David Bryce & Son - Andersons, Glasgow - Edinburgh 1904 - Legature coeve in tela bleu con titolo oro su tassello al ds. Piatti ricoperti da pannelli in celluloide con titolo e fregio all anteriore. Carte di guardia decorate. Tre volumi con ds. parzialmente staccato e alcuni pannelli dei piatti leggermente scuriti ma, nel complesso, ottimo stato di conservazione. Entro mobiletto girevole in legno a due piani di cm. 15,6x10,7. Edizione in miniatura delle opere di Shakespeare, molto rara a trovarsi così completa. 64mo (cm. 5,5), 40 Voll. di circa 300-400 pp. ciascuno.

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        A WESTERN TRIP. Signed and inscribed by Carl E. Schmidt.

      Detroit, MI: Herold Press, 1904. 91 pages of text. Original full polished calf binding with gilt decorated front cover; lightly to moderately rubbed on spine and extremities, with several small spots of slight staining to the covers. Beautifully illustrated with twelve tipped-in color photographs by Henry W. Jackson, and numerous in-text black-and-white reproductions. Signed and inscribed by the author on a front endpaper "Adolph George von Carl E. Schmidt Juli 1914." Minor offsetting to pages facing the color photographs. Minor fraying to the red silk endpapers, and minor cracking to the inner hinges. Top edge gilt (t.e.g.) with other edges uncut. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition, "for private circulation only.". Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Folk-lore of the Musquakie Indians of North America and catalogue of Musquakie beadwork and other objects in the collection of the folk-lore society

      London, David Nutt, 1904, in-8, de VII, (3), 147 pp.. et huit planches photographiques (dont deux en couleurs), pleine toile rouge de l'éditeur, Première édition décrivant le folklore, les moeurs et les coutumes des Indiens Musquakies de l'Amérique, suivi d'un catalogue d'une collection de leur broderie ornées de perles . "The objects here catalogued are not 'merely pretty and picturesque,' they are, almost without exception, ceremonial. ... to the wild man surrounded by civilization and making a stand against it, everything that pertains to his free and savage past has become a ceremonial object." Bel exemplaire.

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        Drinks as they are Mixed: A Manual of Quick Reference, Containing Upwards of 300 Recipes for Mixing and Serving Drinks. An Invaluable Companion to All Who Are Engaged in the Liquor business. Including Toasts and Sentiments For all Occasions

      Frederick J. Drake and Company, Chicago 1904 - "Drinks as they are Mixed: A Manual of Quick Reference, Containing Upwards of 300 Recipes for Mixing and Serving Drinks. An Invaluable Companion to All Who Are Engaged in the Liquor business. Including Toasts and Sentiments For all Occasions". Edited by Paul E. Lowe. Published by Frederick J. Drake and Company, Chicago, 1904. The book is small, measuring 2.5" x 5.75", 63 pages; perhaps pocket-sized for convenience. Alphabetical letter tabs on the fore-edge for ease of use. Illustrated throughout with comical drawings of popular bar phrases and toasts like "On the House", "Wetting your Whistle", and "Here's Looking at You".The book is in good plus condition. Wear and staining to the boards and spine, with a horizontal crease across the back cover, possible as a result of being in a bartender's pocket. Water stains to the rear paste-down. The hinges are cracked with the binding starting.The printing of this book predates the era of martinis, sidecars, and old fashioned's, and is filled with turn-of-the-century vintage cocktails. There are some classic cocktails in the mix including drinks like Tom Collins, whiskey sours, and highballs, as well as spiked punches and lemonades for parties and special occasions. A nice copy of this vintage craft cocktail book. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H7-34) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Blue Grass Cook Book

      Fox, Duffield & Company 1904 - First edition. xlii, 350pp. Original bluish-gray buckram with navy lettering. Very Good without jacket, cloth edge-rubbed and lightly stained. A few small stains on fore edge and margins. Original recipes of former owner, a Mrs. C.A. Buchanan, written neatly in ink on endpapers, dated Sept. 8 1909; one for "Mustard Pickles" borrowed from a Mrs. J.W. Hart on front flyleaf and verso, and recipes for "Brown Cake," "Holland Milk Herring - 'Pickled,'" and "Caramel Cake" on rear endsheets-- a nice bonus! A well-loved Kentucky African-American cookbook illustrated with black-and-white photos by Alvin Langdon Coburn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary

      The First UK Printing published by Edward Arnold, London in 1904. With four illustrations by James McBryde. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. The correct First issue with 270 pages and 16 pages of advertisements to the rear dated November 1904. Original beige linen, stamped in black and red with yapped fore-edges. Only very slight markings to the covers and edges. Some spotting to the pastedowns, prelims and the frontispiece tissue guard. The uncut pages remain clean. Free from inscriptions. The red and black titling to the cover and the spine remains very bright with only mild toning to the spine cloth. The upper hinge is just starting to crack as commonly encountered but the book remains very tight. The first work of fiction by the distinguished scholar, educator, administrator and antiquarian who was one of the greatest ghost-story writers of all time. He was director of Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum, a noteworthy administrator of King's College, and Provost of Eton until his death in 1936. Among the eight extremely creepy stories in this volume is the frequently anthologized tale, 'The Mezzotint' (Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction, p. 279). Scarce to find in such condition. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        [Nu féminin]

      [Tunis], 1904-1914, , , Tirage gélatino-argentique sur beau papier [180 x 240 mm], Cachet à sec : "LEANERT ET LANDROCK, TUNIS", n° 1143 inscrit dans le le négatif ; au verso cachet mentionnant "Reproduction interdite Lehnart & Landrock, Photographes, Tunis" et monogramme "TM". Bel état.

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        Forestry] A chromolithographed and manuscript charter for the Toledo, Ohio, branch or 'court' of the Order of Independent Foresters

      Toronto Lithographing Co. Ltd, Toronto 1904 - Lithographed and manuscript text within elaborate chromolithographic surround. Overall toning, some expert small repaired tears. A very fine example of the chromolithographer's art. This exuberant example of turn-of-the-20th-century design, incorporating many symbolic elements - some of a general nature (personifications of Liberty, Justice, Benevolence and Truth), others of a more specific nature - the moose's head, the horn, bow and arrows, etc. This is a relatively early example of an Independent Order of Foresters charter - the Order originated in New Jersey in 1874 as a mutual benefit society. Currently, the majority of its over one million members are from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The charter is largely lithographic - only the date, the fourteen names of the 'First Staff of Officers' and details of the name and location of the Toledo 'court' are in manuscript.

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        Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary

      he First UK Printing published by Edward Arnold, London in 1904. With four illustrations by James McBryde. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. The correct First issue with 270 pages and 16 pages of advertisements to the rear dated November 1904. Original beige linen, stamped in black and red with yapped fore-edges. Only very slight markings to the covers and edges. Some spotting to the pastedowns, prelims and the frontispiece tissue guard. The uncut pages remain clean. Free from inscriptions. The red and black titling to the cover and the spine remains very bright with only mild toning to the spine cloth. The upper hinge is just starting to crack as commonly encountered but the book remains very tight. The first work of fiction by the distinguished scholar, educator, administrator and antiquarian who was one of the greatest ghost-story writers of all time. He was director of Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum, a noteworthy administrator of King's College, and Provost of Eton until his death in 1936. Among the eight extremely creepy stories in this volume is the frequently anthologized tale, 'The Mezzotint' (Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction, p. 279). Scarce to find in such condition. Collectible.

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        Chimie et toxicologie de l'arsenic et de ses composés

      Paris, A. Joanin et Cie, 1904, in-8, IV-364 pp, broché, couverture muette de papier caillouté, Par le pharmacien en chef des asiles de la Seine, Armand Valeur (1870-1927). Cachet annulé de la faculté catholique de Paris. Exemplaire non coupé.

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        EL ISTMO DE FISCARRALD: Informes de los Se?ores La Combe, Von Hassel y Pesce. Publicaci?n de la Junta da Vias Fluviales.

      Imprenta la Industria,, Lima: 1904 - 238 pp. First edition; later, burgundy boards with gold stamped upper cover and spine; stiff white pictorial wrappers printed black; black and white illustrations; graphs; charts. Binding tight; boards clean; title page soiled; light oxidation internally otherwise clean; see additional images provided; "plans" compartment at rear; the four "planos" missing. Scholarly report on an expedition to the Peruvian Amazon in 1901-1903. Each of the three principals contributed a part of the report; La Combe, chief of the exploratory commission; von Hassel, 2? engineer of the exploratory commission; and Dr. Pesce, doctor of the exploratory commission. The expedition was organized and conducted for the purpose of locating sources of rubber trees. At this time the "rubber boom" in the Amazon Basin, especially Brazil, had returned huge profits to those who controlled the trade. It was time for Peru to look exploit its own natural resources in its eastern (Amazon) provinces. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Where Flies The Flag

      London: Collin's Clear-Type Press, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition of this title, an adventure story illustrated by Arthur Rackham with all six colour plates present. Very good indeed in variant red decorated boards. No date specified but 1904. One of the earlier books to feature Arthur Rackham's work and notably, not in the bibliography. Bookplate to inside front board. Mild spotting to endpapers.

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        Seven Original Photographs, with related material

      - A fascinating collection of seven images taken and printed by Lewis W. Hine, several of his nephew George C. Rich, all of which came from the estate of Rich himself (Hine married Sara Ann Rich in 1904, George was the son of her brother Walter). In 1908 Hine became the photographer for the The National Child Labor Committee, and by all accounts his photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States, particularly in mills, mines, and factories. In his efforts, he apparently utilized his nephew as a subject for his photographs illustrating child labor.As follows:1. Approximately 5" x 7" gold-toned platinum portrait print on textured paper stock of an adolescent George C. Rich in cap. About fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "George Rich by Lewis Hine."2. Approximately 5" x 7" gelatin silver portrait print of an adolescent George C. Rich in cap. Small chip in upper right corner, very good. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "George C. Rich Picture by Lewis Hine." Note this is the identical image to #1 in a different photographic process.3. Approximately 5" x 7" gold-toned platinum portrait print of George C. Rich posed in profile. About fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "George C. Rich Picture by Lewis Hine."4. Approximately 4" x 6" gelatin silver portrait print of W.C. Rich (George C. Rich's father). Small paper remnant on verso, about fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "W. C. Rich Picture by Lewis Hine."5. Approximately 5.75" x 3.75" albumen print of a tractor in the field harvest. Very slightly faced, else about fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: " Combing Oats. Hine Photo."6. Approximately 5.75" x 3.75" albumen print of men, women, and children (one of whom might be George Rich) in a swimming hole in a rather desolate looking landscape. Very slightly faced, else about fine. Captioned in pencil on verso in the hand of George Rich: "Swimming Hole Garland. Hine Photo."7. Approximately 10" x 8" gelatin silver print of a man driving two cows on a road against a rural landscape. Nicks in three corners, not really affecting the image, otherwise a very deep and rich image, near fine. Signed on verso by "Lewis W. Hine (Delaware County, N.Y.)", and below that, written in Rich's hand: "Property of George & Doeretta Rich. Franklin, N.Y."With:8. Pamphlet: "For Child Labor Day 1921." New York: The National Child Labor Committee, 1921. Octavo. 13[3]pp. Relief half-tone photographically-illustrated stapled self-wrappers. Both front and back cover feature the same photographic image of a grinning young George C. Rich dressed in ragged overalls and a straw hat, with the photographer identified in print as Lewis W. Hine. Near fine. Written in Rich's hand on rear cover: "Property of G&D Rich."9. Hanging relief half-tone photographically-illustrated card with attached calendar for 1921, featuring the same image of Rich as on #8. Approximately 5.5" x 9". New York: Compliments of The National Child Labor Committee, 1921. Lacking the calendar leaves for January thru April, punch hole on top broken through, about very good.10. Identical to #9 (except condition). Hanging relief half-tone photographically-illustrated card with attached calendar for 1921, featuring the same image of Rich as on #8. Approximately 5.5" x 9". New York: Compliments of The National Child Labor Committee, 1921. Calendar leaves are all present, but chipping and trimming at the upper margins of the card, thus good only. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Das englische Haus. Entwicklung, Bedingungen, Anlage, Aufbau, Einrichtung und Innenraum. In 3 Bänden. 3 Bände.

      Ernst Wasmuth 1904-1905, Berlin - 4to. Mit zahlr. photograph. Abb. u. Grundrissen sowie einigen Zeichnungen. Titel u. Einzeltitel in Rot u. Schwarz. 2 Bl., III S., 3 Bl., 219 S.; 3 Bl., 237 S.; 4 Bl., 240, XXVI S. OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Deckelvignette u. Rückentitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Einbände etw. fleckig u. berieben, Band 3 etw. lichtrandig u. oben am Rücken bestoßen, hier auch die ersten Bl. etw. stockfleckig, sonst innen sauber u. wohlerhalten. - Selten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Blaues Boot im Hafen von Palamos. [Original-Ölbild auf Holz / original oil on wood plate].

       Leo Assenmacher, geboren 1904 in Düsseldorf, gestorben 1981 ebenda. Original-Ölbild auf Holz, gerahmt unter Glas. Rückseitig Aufkleber: Mit Adresse von Leo Assenmacher, Titel und Register Nr. 209, sowie Preis. Maße Abbildung: 24,5 x 32,0 cm. Rahmen mit Alterungsspuren, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Original oil on wood plate, framed. Backside label with adress, title an register number of the work. Measure image: 24,5 x 32,0 cm. Frame with light traces of use, otherwise fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original Ölbild / original oil painting; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        In Unknown Africa

      London: Hurst & Blackett, 1904. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 619 pp, ill, map. Twenty months' travel and sport in unknown lands and among new tribes. (Author also wrote A Sporting Trip through Abyssinia.) Author for many years held the record for the largest set of tusks ever taken by a sporting elephant hunter. He has more trophies in the early editions of Rowland Ward record books than any other hunter. This, his rarest book, contains all his early hunting adventures when he pioneered in opening up new hunting country throughout eastern Africa. Much on elephants. One of the best books on the subject. Near fine. Very slight corner bumping, typical of this thick heavy book. A really lovely copy.

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

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1904 - Octavo (215 × 130 mm). Contemporary red morocco Cosway-style binding by Bayntun, spine gilt in compartments, upper board with oval miniature of Shelley under glass, double line rule and elaborate floral pattern to boards and turn-ins and all edges gilt, red silk doublures. Excellent condition. Portrait frontispiece. Handsome Cosway-style binding over a significant edition of Shelley's complete poetic works, including previously unpublished material.

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        Ladies ' Golf

      gebundene Ausgabe 1904 FIRST EDITION. Green cloth boards with gold titless and golfing scene on the front cover and gold titles four band and golf bag on the spine. Internally the pages are reasonably clean and 33 photographs are in good condition and are all attached. This is a 336 page book with 33 photos

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        >Geschichtliche Jugend- und Volksbibliothek<. Band 1 bis 46+ 55 (Bd.34 fehlt).

      Erschienen in München und Regensburg bei: Verlagsanstalt vorm. G. J. Manz, Buch- und Kunstdruckerei Akt.- Ges., in den Jahren 1904 bis 1920. Durchwegs 1. Auflagen, 47 Bände, davon 2 Doppelbände (11/12) und (29/30) in 44 Büchern. Insgesamt 47 Bände mit ca. 180 Seiten pro Band, teilweise mit Illustrationen. 8°(Oktav- Format bis 22,5 cm.) Hellbraune und dunkelbraune Original- Ganzleinen- Einbände, mit schwarzer Rücken- und Vorderdeckel- Beschriftungen, sowie dunkelbraune und rotbraune Jugendstil- Ornamentik auf dem Vorderdeckel und grüne Buchschnitte, teilweise farbig illustrierte Vor- und Nachsätze. Inhalt: Interessante christlich- katholisch- orientierte Geschichtsreihe, hier in einer seltenen, umfangreichen, fast kompletten Ausgabe, überwiegend mit Abbildungen, sehr verständlich geschrieben, aber ohne das übliche gelehrte Beiwerk. U. a. Mexiko unter Kaiser Maximilian I.; Die Bartholomäusnacht des Jahres 1572; Hexenwahn und Hexenprozesse in Deutschland; Die Femgerichte; Die Türken und ihre Kriege gegen die Christen; die französische Fremdenlegion, etc. Es erschien im gleichen Verlag noch eine zweite Reihe: >Die Naturwissenschaftliche Jugend- und Volksbibliothek<.Zustand: Einbände minimal berieben, Ecken und Kanten wenig bestoßen, teilweise auf dem Rücken, kleine weiße Bibliothekaufkleber. Innen: Teilweise kleiner Bibliothek- Stempel: Convent St. Augustin auf dem Vorsatzblatt, sonst sehr sauber und tadellos erhalten. Versand D: 6,50 EUR Volksbildung; Pädagogik; Kulturgeschichte.

      [Bookseller: Galerie-Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        Illuminated photo album of the English Lake District.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Fragments d'Apocryphes Coptes [Mémoires Publiés par l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire. Tome Neuvième]

      Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, Le Caire (Cairo) 1904 - Folio (14 1/4 x 11"). [8], iv, 114, [4]pp (Text), [6] double leaves (Plates). Modern full cloth, with gold lettering to spine. Publisher's device to title page. In "Fragments d'Apocryphes Coptes" French Egyptologist Pierre Lacau introduces the reader to five Coptic fragments of Apocryphal Christian works related to the life of Jesus Christ:- 1) Acta Pilati (aka The Gospel of Nicodemus)- 2) Apocryphal Gospel (?)- 3) Apocryphal Gospel (?)- 4) Apocalypse of Bartholomew- 5) Apocryphal Gospel (?)Minor shelf wear. Ex-library copy with remnants of sticker at tail of spine, bookplate on inside of front cover, pocket on inside of back cover, and stamp at upper and lower paper edges. Introductory text in French, text in Coptic with its translation in French. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. About the author: "Pierre Lacau (1873-1963) was a French Egyptologist and philologist. He served as Egypt's director of antiquities from 1914 until 1936, and oversaw the 1922 discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings by Howard Carter." (From Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Complete Poetical Works.

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press,, 1904. Including materials never before printed in any edition of the poems. Edited with textual notes by Thomas Hutchinson. Octavo (220 x 140 mm). Near-contemporary green morocco, titles gilt to spine, elaborate decoration gilt to spine in compartments, elaborate frames gilt to covers, top edge and turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece and 2 facsimile manuscript plates. Duplicate leaf of pp. 202–3 laid-in. Spine lightly toned, slight rubbing to tips, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy. First edition thus of Shelley's poetry in a beautiful fine binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        L'Aube.

      Lille, Edition du "Beffroi", 1904, 1 vol. in-18° (175 x 117) relié 1/2 maroquin à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, auteur, titre et date en queue dorés, filet doré en coiffe et queue, pointillés dorés sur les nerfs, filet doré bordant les plats, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés (AD. LAVAUX REL.), de 68 pp. Rousseurs et légères taches en couvertures, parfait exemplaire dans une belle reliure de Lavaux. - Rarissime, voire introuvable, édition originale du premier recueil de Louis Pergaud, l'inoubliable auteur de La Guerre des boutons, disparu durant la première guerre mondiale (1915).Il est annoncé en page de titre : Frontispice de l'enlumineur Marcel Lenoir, en fait il s'agit d'une illustration en couverture et non pas en frontispice.Très bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur en première page blanche : "A Madame et Monsieur [nom gratté], avec le respect, l'estime et la sympathie de l'auteur, L. Pergaud, Durnes 4 juin 1904", suivi d'un petit portrait photographique original de l'auteur contrecollé (25 x 20 mm, légèrement fané).Provenance : Collection Couret-Bourdale (ex-libris). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        Africa. No. 14 (1904). Correspondence respecting slavery in the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba. [In continuation of "Africa No. 6 (1902)."] Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Majesty. December 1904. [Cd. 2330].

      London, printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1904. - Folio. (2), 6 pp. Loosely sewn as issued. On legal and social problems of the progress of the abolition of slavery and the new "free" status of former Zanzibar and Pemba slaves after their emancipation. - Hull University Library stamp on title-page. A very good copy. Bennett 2244.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        LOVECRAFT'S TEENAGE SCHOOL BOOKS WITH HIS HOLOGRAPH NAME AND ADDRESS IN EACH: Three volumes.

      (Providence, RI:. Circa 1904-05).. Three of Lovecraft's well-worn school books from his teen years, each with his autograph name "H. P. LOVECRAFT" and address "PROVIDENCE/ R.I." on front endpaper. The first two volumes reveal a general teenage exuberance combined with the joy of having ones own (perhaps newly acquired) set of name and date stamps; whereas the third book, which is not dated by him, shows a more mature and restrained signature, leading us to believe it is from slightly later studies. The three books are A HAND-BOOK OF CLASSICAL GEOGRAPHY, CHRONOLOGY, MYTHOLOGY, AND ANTIQUITIES (By T. P. and W. F. Allen; Boston: 1861), with Lovecraft's signature and address as described above and date, also in his hand, "May 6, 1904," decoratively underlined (as is his address), and with his name and date stamped beneath. Also with the ownership signature "Franklin C. Clark / Feb. 25th 1865 / Providence RI / Brown University / Class of ‘69" written with a flourish the young Lovecraft seems to be emulate herein. "Franklin C. Clark (1847 - 1915) .... married LILLIAN DELORA PHILLIPS, WITH WHOM LOVECRAFT HAD LIVED illian Delora Phillips (1856-1932) in 1902; they had no children. She was the aunt of the CELEBRATED HORROR AUTHOR HOWARD P. LOVECRAFT (1890-1937), who CITED DR. CLARK'S ERUDITION AS AN EARLY INFLUENCE" (Rhode Island Historical Society Manuscripts Collection web page for the Franklin C. Clark Papers). Also with brief note to text on p.83, presumably in Lovecraft's hand. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GREEK LANGUAGE (by Asahel C. Kendrick; New York: 1846), with Lovecraft's signature and address as described above and street address, also in his hand, "598 Angell St.," and with his name and date "Aug 31 1905" stamped on endpaper and on title page. Also with Lovecraft's penciled notes in Latin on front and rear pastedowns which appear to compare Latin to Greek and German (with the former fairing better than either of the latter in the comparison), and with a few words in Greek we won't attempt. AND WITH LOVECRAFT'S HOME-MADE INDEX TO VOCABULARY SECTION pages [145] to [174] -- a penciled Greek alphabet running vertically down page [145] and fore edges pp.[147]-172 trimmed in varying lengths to create 14 tabs which Lovecraft has labeled accordingly, and with HIS PENCILED NOTE on page [174], "THIS BOOK WAS INDEXED BY HP LOVECRAFT SUN SEP 24 1905." And, last but not least, as they say, EXCERPTA EX SCRIPTIS PUBLII OVIDII NASONIS [Excerpts from the Writings of Ovid] (by B. A. Gould; Boston; 1848), with Lovecraft's autograph name and full address, including "U.S.A." in a more mature hand and with Lovecraft's extensive translation (?) notes to the first four sections of the book (pages 15 to 58). This final volume is in good condition; the other two are fair--the spine is missing entirely from one and partially from the other--but all three are otherwise complete. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser. Elf Zeichnungen von Karl Walser.

      Leipzig Insel 1904 - Doppeltitel, 128 S. Mit 11 Taf. Kl.-8vo (17,5 x 12 cm). Flexibles dunkelbraunes GANZLEDER mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- u. Deckel-Titel u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe des Erstlings (WG 2, 1; Schauer II, 57; Sarkowski 1872). - VORZUGSAUSGABE in Ganzleder. - Inhalt des Buches: Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze. Der Commis. Der Maler. Der Wald. - Einband, Titel u. Überschriften nach Karl Walser (1877-1943, Bruder des Dichters, Maler, Bühnenbildner u. Illustrator). - Rücken aufgehellt, Kanten gering berieben, Schnitt mit 3 Tintenfleckchen, Blätter gelegentlich stock- u. fingerfl. Im Vorsatz Exlibris-Rest des Schriftstellers, Verlegers u. Literaturwissenschaftlers Carl Friedrich Schulz-Euler (1880-1934) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        Whistler As I Knew Him (De Luxe Edition With Original Whistler Etching)

      A & C Black, London 1904 - Edition De Luxe, numbered 441 of 500 copies signed by the author, with fine impression of the original Whistler etching as frontispiece. 125 plates with captioned tissue guards. T.E.G. others uncut. Cream cloth boards with gilt lettering to front and spine, within an orange and brown geometric design. Previous owners inscription to F.F.E.P. Slight occasional foxing to tissue guards, contents fine. Binding excellent, clean condition, with only minimal evidence of handling. The Whistler etching is a strong impression on thin laid paper, with the 'Butterfly Signature' in the plate, and is in extremely fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lott Rare Books]
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        Mecklenburg - Schwerin. Braunschweig - Lüneburg. Gedenkbuch herausgegeben aus Anlaß der Vermählung seiner Königlichen Hoheit des Großherzogs Friedrich Franz IV. mit ihrer Königlichen Hoheit der Großherzogin Alexandra, 7. Juni 1904.

      Schwerin Eduard Herberger 1904 - Frontispiz, farb. Wappentaf., 305 SS., ganzs. Abb.; 80 SS. m. 1 Stammtaf.; farb. Wappentaf., Doppelportr., 33 SS.; 196 SS. m. Stammtaf., 2 Bll.; 4°, neuere GLwd. m. Orig.- Deckelbezügen, goldgepr. Tit. u. Wappensupralibr. (l. fl.u. angest.). Rückblick auf die Geschichte des Mecklenburgischen Fürstenhauses; Großherzog Friedrich Franz IV.; Rückblick auf die Geschichte des welfischen Fürstenhauses; der Herzog von Cumberland und die Mitglieder seines Hauses; Beiträge zur Verlobung, Vermählung und Hochzeitsfeierlichkeiten. - Ein durcheg gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Friedrich Nietzsches Gesammelte Briefe - 3. Band Briefwechsel mit Fr. Ritschl, J. Burckhardt, H. Taine, G. Keller, Freiherrn vom Stein, G. Brandes.

      330 Seiten 8, geheftet, Pappband der Einband an den Ecken und Kanten berieben, im Buchrücken Falte vom Auschlagen beim Lesen, eigenhändige signierte Widmung von Elisabeth Foerster-Nietzsche, der Schwester Friedrich Nietzsches, für den Schriftsteller Otto Freiherr von Taube (Weimar 25.Sept.1904). herese Elisabeth Alexandra Nietzsche (* 10. Juli 1846 in Röcken - + 8. November 1935 in Weimar), bekannt als Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, war die Schwester des Philosophen Friedrich Nietzsche. Als alleinige Nachlassverwalterin ihres Bruders, Gründerin und Leiterin des Weimarer Nietzsche-Archivs konnte sie in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts erheblichen Einfluss auf den Nietzsche-Kult in Deutschland nehmen.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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