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        War in the Far East. A History of the Russo-Japanese Struggle.

      London: Virtue and Company, 1904-6 - 6 volumes quarto. Original slightly variable blue-grey pebble-grained pictorial cloth, title gilt to the spines, Russian eagle and Japanese chrysanthemum devices with image of a Mount Fuji with ships moored in the foreground to the front boards, all edges gilt. A little rubbed and soiled, spine of volume I repaired, no loss, volume II slightly shaken, endpapers browned, some foxing as usual, but overall a better than average set of this attractive, but somewhat fragile, production. Later gift inscription verso of the front free endpaper of volume I. Double-page coloured map as frontispiece to each volume, numerous plates, illustrations, sketch maps, and plans to the text. First edition. Attractive, well-illustrated history of the Russo-Japanese War edited from contemporary accounts by a respected journalist and editor, who worked on the staff of the Educational Times and the Daily Graphic, editor of the Illustrated Scientific News and Knowledge. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La nef

      First edition, one of 20 numbered copies on Holland paper, the only major paper.Binding half morocco blue at corners, back with four nerves decorated with gilded floral garlands, gold tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of flowered paper, nets gilded on the cuts, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head on witnesses, contemporary binding signed René Kieffer.autograph dedication of the author autograph signed and dated by Elemir Bourges Henry Thuile on the half-title page that is shaded.Nice copy wide-margined established pleasantly binding signed at the time. Stock Paris 1904 12,5x19,5cm relié

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        America: Her Grandeur and Her Beauty. A Gallery of Picturesque Reproductions with a Descriptive Text of America's Rivers Lakes, Praies and Savannas, Valleys and Mountains, Fastnesses and Forest, Cascades and waterfalls, Gorges and Canyons. Secured by our own artist Eugene J. Hall. The World's Greatest Landscape Photographer

      Chicago & New York: Union Book & Publishing Company Publishers, 1904. First edition. Sold only by Subscription. Each section with 8 full page photoengravings and numerous smaller illustrations. 25 parts, as published. 25 vols. Large 4to. Original brown printed wrappers. Occasional light marginal staining; part 1, wrapper split at fold; part 2 with marginal dampstaining; part 23, wrapper with small loss to top of spine fold, else a near fine set, complete as issued. First edition. Sold only by Subscription. Each section with 8 full page photoengravings and numerous smaller illustrations. 25 parts, as published. 25 vols. Large 4to. In Parts. Pt. 1. Niagara Falls -- pt. 2. Lake George -- pt. 3. The Hudson River -- pt. 4. Grand Canon -- pt. 5. The Adirondacks and the Thousand Islands -- pt. 6. Washington and Mt. Vernon -- pt. 7. The Muskoka Lakes Highlands of Ontario, Canada -- pt. 8. Coast of Maine -- pt. 9. The Great Smoky Mountain, the French Broad River in North Carolina -- pt. 10. The caves of Kentucky: Mammoth Cave, Colossal Cavern, White's Cave -- pt. 11. The White Mountains and Lake Winnipiseogee in New Hampshire. Pt. 12. The valley of the Wabash, the Blue Grass region, and the great gorge of the Kentucky River -- pt. 13. Alaska and the Yukon Territory -- pt. 14. The Yellowstone Park -- pt. 15. The Catskill Mountains and central New York -- pt. 16. The dells of Wisconsin -- pt. 17. Delaware Water Gap and Harper's Ferry -- pt. 18. Old Santa Fe and New Mexico -- pt. 19. Southern California -- pt. 20. Upper Mississippi (west side) -- pt. 21. Upper Mississippi (east side) -- pt. 22. Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge -- pt. 23. San Francisco, The Golden Gate, and Mt. Tamalpais. -- pt.24 East Shore Lake Michigan. -- pt. 25. Picturesque Wisconsin. The San Franciso part records views of the city before the earthquake and fire of 1906. Uncommon to find the complete series in wrappers. OCLC: 58399488

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        AROUND A DISTANT STAR ..

      London: John Long, 1904.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-8 [9-12] 13-301 [302: printer's imprint] [303-304: ads] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "March, 1904" inserted at rear, seven inserted plates with illustrations by Alfred Touchemolin, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in white, black and orange, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Of several noted bindings, no priority established, this copy has the lettering on spine panel in gold and is most likely an earlier binding state. Noted with and without a publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, this copy has the catalogue. "A spacecraft fitted with a super-telescope flies to the planet Kallistos, around a star nearly 2000 light years distant, for the express purpose of witnessing the last days of Christ, duly revealed by the light which has only just reached that world from earth. The alien life forms encountered include carnivorous plants. Pure science fiction in spite of the religious motivation." - Locke, Voyages in Space 61. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 559. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 67. Bleiler (1978), p. 58. Reginald 04022. A bit of light scattered foxing, but a fine, bright copy. Rarely encountered in such nice condition. (#149728)

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        LE CHATEAU DE LA GRIPPE Illustré de quarante compositions en noir et en couleurs par Mademoiselle Emilie ROBIDA

      1904 - Paris Librairie Henry Floury 1904 1 vol. in-4 broché Edition Originale de ce conte pour enfants EXEMPLAIRE EN TIRAGE DE TETE SUR JAPON (n° XIX) exemplaire en parfait état hormis une mouillure très prononcée sur le coin inférieur droit de la couverture 6 superbes compositions à pleine page colorées et nombreuses compositions in-texte en n&b d'Emilie Robida soit 40 compositions au total. Rarissime Exemplaire de tête sur Japon Impérial [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MUNCHAUSEN XX ... BEING WONDROUS BUT VERACIOUS HAPPENINGS WHICH BEFELL MY ANCESTORS, HERE TRANSLATED AND FOR THE FIRST TIME PRINTED FROM MANUSCRIPTS FOUND MOST MIRACULOUSLY BY MYSELF ..

      Chicago: [Rand, McNally & Company], 1904.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-205 [206: tail piece] [207-208: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations by Richard Harvey Curtis, original decorated gray cloth, front panel stamped in red, blue, black and gold, spine panel stamped in black, blue and gold. First edition. "Wild and woolly series of fantastic adventures of one of Baron Munchausen's offspring, which includes a brief trip to Saturn, encountering peculiar forms of intelligent life both on the surface and among its rings." - Locke, Voyages in Space 35. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 124. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 28. Reginald 15621. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Smith. Owner's penciled signature on front free endpaper. Lower corner tips lightly worn, touch of dust soiling to cloth, else a bright, nearly fine copy. (#149491)

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        The Sea-Wolf

      New York: The Macmillan Company 1904 - Illustrated by W. J. Aylward. First edition, second issue with the cancel title leaf as usual, in BAL's A binding. Publisher's decorative light blue cloth designed by the Decorative Designers, with an illustration of a sailor on a boat grasping a rope and clenching his fist to the front board in white, dark blue and rust orange, front board lettered in white, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Very good or better, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, spine lightly starting inside the rear cover, otherwise sturdy binding, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, bookseller's plate to the front free endpaper, a few light stains to the first few pages. Overall, an attractive copy. BAL 11882. The Sea-Wolf is a nautical adventure novel about Humphrey van Weyden, a literary critic and castaway, who is rescued by The Ghost, a schooner manned by the brutal captain Wolf Larsen. As he adapts to the tough life of a sailor, van Weyden becomes strong in mind and body, allowing him to challenge the tyrannical, amoral Larsen. This second issue of The Sea-Wolf with a cancel title leaf is the earliest available issue; as Blanck notes, the only copy without a cancel title leaf is London's personal copy. Decorative Designers (1895-1931) was a New York City-based firm that produced book bindings, dust jackets, illustrations, and advertisements. Founded by the married couple Henry W. Thayer and Emma Redington Lee (Emma Thayer), Decorative Designers was one of the most prolific producers of American decorative bindings. They were capable of mass production as a result of its division of labor between its staff of talented designers and artists; Thayer was in charge of typography and created much of the lettering, while Lee created many of the decorative borders and designs. Other members of Decorative Designers include the figure designers Charles Buckles Falls and Jay Chambers, as well as the engravers Rome K. Richardson and Adam Empie. As a result of the collective collaborations and individual creations of its staff, Decorative Designers was a dominant organization during the heyday of decorative cloth bindings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kunst-Formen der Natur.; Art Forms in Nature

      Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut, 1899-1904. First edition of this famous and marvelous work by German biologist, Ernst Haeckel (1834 -1919). 'Kunst-Formen der Natur' had a considerable influence on decorative design in the Art Nouveau period at the start of the twentieth century depicting fantastic, real forms and structures found in animal and plant life. Bound in publisher's illustrated portfolio clothboxes, each box 315 mm x 395 mm, 100 chromolithographs, issued in 11 parts, unbound in the original pictorial wrappers; a very good copy rarely offered complete.

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        Praktischer Führer durch die Gesamte Medizin (1904)

      Benno Konegen Verlag, Leipzig, Deutschland 1904 - herausgegeben von Knappschaftsarzt Lorenz in Scharley, Begründer des "Lorenz' Taschenkalender für Ärzte" / mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Diagnose und Therapie. Nachschlagebuch in allen Fragen für den praktischen Arzt, insbesondere den vielbeschäftigten Landarzt und für Studierende. / Gebunden / Lederrücken mit Goldprägung / 1040 Seiten / erschienen 1904 by Benno Konegen Verlag Gewicht ca. 2,04kg / Zustand: sehr gepflegtes, antikes Buch mit etwas normalen Spuren. Seiten etwas normal nachgedunkelt, an wenigen Stellen etwas gebrauchsfleckig. Arzt-Stempel auf Titelblatt. Schnitt wenig fleckig. Aussen deutlichere Abwetzung an Ecken und Kanten. Bindung hält sehr gut. Für das Alter schön! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Colored Regulars In the United States Army, With a Sketch of the History of the Colored American, and an Account of His Services in the Wars of the Country, from the Period of the Revolutionary War to 1899

      Philadelphia: A.M.E. Book Concern, 1904. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. An uncommonly nice near fine copy in original red cloth; fragile white lettering on upper cover intact; spine lettering moderately worn but legible. Nice decorative endpapers. A superior copy without the wear and fading typical to most copies of this book.. Octavo. 15.5 x 22 cm. 344 pp. With occasional black-and-white plates. Introductory letter from Lieutenant-General Nelson A. Miles. Steward was a soldier (25th U.S. Colored Infantry), clergyman, army chaplain, author and professor.

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        Dans l'air

      - Charpentier & Fasquelle, Paris 1904, 13,5x20cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 50 copie numerate su pergamena azzurro giapponese, l'unica grande carta. Prenota decorato con numerose illustrazioni e bozzetti eseguiti da Alberto Santos-Dumont per i suoi dirigibili differenti. Piccoli morsi e la mancanza di margini e lati inversa dei piatti. Campione con tutti i margini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin japonais bleu clair, seuls grands papiers. Ouvrage orné de nombreuses illustrations et des épures exécutées par Alberto Santos-Dumont pour ses diférents dirigeables. Petites piqûres et un manque en marges et aux versos des plats. Exemplaire à toutes marges.  

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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 & Clark from other sources... Seven volume set plus atlas volume.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904. Complete in seven volumes plus atlas volume containing 54 folding maps. Original red cloth binding with minor sunning to spine and minor shelfwear. A few inner hinges are cracked, some boards have variations in discoloration from sunning (you can see the outline of a bear bookend) and some flecking to the finish. Each volume has an embossed stamp on a front endpaper: Rex E. Breneman. A few endpapers are mildly toned. The text volumes each contain numerous portraits, maps, facsimiles, sketches, etc. Title continues "...including Note-Books, Letters, Maps & Journals of Charles Floyd & Joseph Whitehouse Now for the First Time Published In Full and Exactly as Written." Howes (L320) "The most elaborate work on this expedition.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804 - 1806

      New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1904. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo, 8 volumes, illustrated. Though ex-library with the usual markings, this is a very good set in the orginal red cloth boards and gilt spine. Spines sunned and some mild offsetting to a few volumes, but overall a lovely set. Pages tight, bright, and clean. Volume 8 consists entirely of maps, and the maps mostly appear to be unopened, thus in fine condition (though the hinges are cracked on this volume). A crisp, clean, desirable set.

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        Document signed, in a secretarial hand, Land Grant of 160 acres to John H. Trevarrow, in Township sixteen South of Range thirteen West of New Mexico Meridian

      Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1904. Partly printed Homestead certificate 1686, accomplished in ink, with orange seal of General Land Office affixed lower left. 1 pp. Oblong folio. Old folds, minor soiling. Docketed on verso, "this farm sold to Eleanor Allison, ALM" with date 15 January 1925. Fine. Tan cloth folding case. Partly printed Homestead certificate 1686, accomplished in ink, with orange seal of General Land Office affixed lower left. 1 pp. Oblong folio. Homestead Certificate for a farm in New Mexico, issued early in Thodore Roosevelt's second term.

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        Country Cousins; Presented in Picture and Rhyme.

      Sydney: G.B. Philip and Son, no date, illustrations dated 1904-18. A fine presentation copy of a rare book for children combining illustrations and verse about Australian native species. Working at a time when printmaking in Australia was in its infancy, Eirene Mort (1879-1977) established a reputation as an illustrator and designer in Sydney. She founded the Australian Guild of Handicraft and participated in the First Australian Women's Work Exhibition in Melbourne in 1907. Mort was committed to developing a uniquely Australian visual language and 'Country Cousins', with its full-page wood-engravings, was an important contribution. Muir, 5184. First Edition. Quarto, original tied wrappers with hand-printed woodblock currawong, numerous woodcut plates, gift inscription Christmas 1919, a near fine copy. Fine.

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        L'Humanité. Journal socialiste quotidien. Première Année. N° 3 : mercredi 20 avril 1904

      1 numéro in-4, L'Humanité, Première Année. N° 3 : mercredi 20 avril 1904, 4 pp. Très rare exemplaire du troisième numéro, publié 2 jours après le 1er numéro du 18 avril 1904, en mauvais état (très nombreuses fentes en pliures avec anciennes restauration au scotch). Prix en l'état. Français

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        THE SIMPLE HOME

      Smith Elder and Company, San Francisco 1904 - Charles Keeler moved to San Francisco in 1891 as a young man, and shortly after became director of the Natural History Museum. Having met architect Bernard Maybeck on the commuter ferry, they became friends and Maybeck agreed to design a home for Keeler in the Berkeley Hill. It was a momentous occasion -- the first of a number of Bay Area homes designed to blend in with the natural setting. This was new style of residence and this book became its manifesto. Keeler's most important book [see Herny, Berkeley Bohemia]. In the publisher's tan cloth with paper label. Typography by John Henry Nash, and printed at the Tomoye Press. Previous owner name on the pastedown, and a namestamp on the endpaper. Near Fine binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Femmes.

      [Paris, Albert Messein, 1903 - 1904]. - 71 S. OBrosch. m. OSch. In franz. Sprache. Nr. 287 von 500 num. Expl. - Kanten leicht berieben, einige Bleistift-Anm. bzw. - Anstr. im Text, schönes Expl. - "Imprimé sous le Manteau et ne se vend nulle Part". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Human Work

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A non-fiction work from this important American feminist best known for her short story "The Yellow Wallpaper." A tight very good copy in brown cloth boards with some slight wear to the spine ends, light bumping to the corners, and a vintage bookplate to the front pastedown. No dust jacket. Still a very nice copy of a relatively uncommon book.

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        CATALOGUE OF THE MORGAN COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAINS. 2 volumes.

      Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan, New York 1904 - CATALOGUE OF THE MORGAN COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAINS. 2 volumes. New York: Privately printed by order of Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan, 1904 & 1911. xviii +195pp [1]; lxxiv +145pp. [1] pp. 158 skillfully produced chromolithograph plates; 52 full page diagrams. Large 8vo. 9½ x 6¼". Original full dark brown morocco, raised bands, moire silk doublures, matching morocco endpapers in first volume, moire silk endpapers in second volume, top edges gilt. Limited to 250 copies. Fine Italian watermarked paper in Volume One; Unidentified watermarked paper in Volume Two. A very fine set. Clean and crisp inside. Historical text and notes by Stephen W. Bushnell, Thomas B. Clarke and William M. Laffan. "By the beginning of the twentieth century, collections of Chinese ceramics were exhibited in New York's trend setting Metropolitan Museum of Art. James A. Garland had loaned his collection of Chinese ceramics to the museum in 1895, a collection that Connoisseur Magazine regarded as "the finest collection of old Chinese porcelain in "the world." When Garland died in 1902 at the comparatively early age of 62, he had not made provisions for his collection to be given to the Metropolitan Museum, so it went up for sale to the dismay of many who hoped it would be kept in America. Duveen Brothers acted quickly and bought the intact Garland Collection from the executors of the estate. Henry Duveen explained that ¿the collection could hardly be duplicated at an outlay of four times what it cost. When it was announced that Duveen Brothers had purchased the collection, it was initially believed in England the purchaser would bring it to England¿. A few days later came the news the Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan had bought the porcelains from their English purchaser and presented them [on loan] to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Most of the pieces are the Qianlong and Kangxi dynasties." Quoted from pp. 167-172 from Michael St. Clair. The Great Chinese Art Transfer: How so Much of China's Art Came to America. Royal Collection Trust, Great Britain holds a copy. HEAVY BOOKS. EXTRA SHPPING LIKELY. COURIER RECOMMENDED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE PRINCESS THORA by Harris Burland [pseudonym] ..

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1904.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-360 [361-362: ads] [363-364: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank; title leaf tipped in on stub], fly leaf at front, four inserted plates with illustrations by Cyrus Cuneo, original pictorial teal cloth, front panel stamped in gray, white, red and black, spine panel stamped black, red and gold. First edition. Published in England the following year as DR. SILEX (as by "J. B. Harris-Burland"). "Lost race adventure novel: a medieval country of giants of ancient European origin is found at the north pole." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 43 (citing this edition). Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 303. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 103. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 144. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 525. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 131. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 06816A. Binding rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, cloth a bit soiled, a tight, a very good copy. (#147752)

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        The Second Danish Pamir-Expedition. Old and New Architecture in Khiva, Bokhara and Turkestan. Published at the Expense of the Church Ministry and Carlsberg Fund.

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Forlag, 1904 - Folio. Original sand buckram, title in brown to front board spine. Just a little rubbed, front free endpaper slightly browned, the text pages more lightly so, overall a very good copy. 26 half-tone plates from photographs. First edition of this important architectural study from the two Danish Pamir Expeditions. Olufsen commanded both of these trips into Central Asia, 1896–9, during which the team visited Bokhara as a guest of the Emir; carried out exhaustive scientific surveys throughout the Pamirs; made the first anthropological study of the Siaposh and the mountain Tajiks; and "scaled peaks as high as 8,000 metres and living with the Kyrgyz nomads" (Howgego). Olufsen's was to be the last non-Russian scientific expedition in the region for 90 years. On the second trip the party was "provided with a camera and 2,000 glass plates" (Gorshenina, Explorateurs en Asie centrale: voyageurs et aventuriers de Marco Polo à Ella Maillart, p. 224), making this remarkable visual record possible. Howgego, IV, O7; Yakushi O32. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BORN AGAIN: A NOVEL

      New York, Philadelphia: Wox, Conrad Company Publishers, [1904].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-7 [8] 9-287 [288: blank], inserted frontispiece with photographic portrait of the author, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition. This is the correct first printing. A later printing has a different frontispiece illustration and drops "Philadelphia" from the imprint on the title page. "One of the more eccentric of American fantasy novels. The bellicose hero, en route from Sydney to London, is pitched overboard in mid-Pacific by his exasperated shipmates, only to find land a few feet below the surface of the water. This leads him into an underground chamber where a huge diorama displays mysterious scenes from a lost continent, Sageland. On kissing the image of one of the women, the barefoot, seven-foot tall female comes to life. She is the last member of a utopian community that was extinguished 4000 years earlier." - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1286. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 132. Reginald 08733. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 L-116. The fragile white stamping has perished from the faded spine panel but is almost entirely intact on the front panel; a very good copy of a rare and interesting book. (#148867)

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        The Sporting Repository, containing Horse-racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting. Archery, Trotting and Tandem matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on sporting subjects, interspersed with Essays, Tales, and a great variety of Miscellaneous Articles

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. Ltd, London 1904 - One of 500 copies. 22 plates, by Henry Alken and others. 1 vols. 4to. Fine Reprint of the Rare, Classic 'sporting Repository" of 1822. The Sporting Repository, a London periodical of almost legendary rarity (particularly the final, June, issue) appeared in only six monthly issues, January-June 1822. There were a number of short-lived sporting journals around this time, but this one was notable by the inclusion of 19 colored plates by Alken and J. Barenger. Not all of these are of top quality, and the publishers of this 1904 reprint, while reproducing most with careful fidelity, have replaced six of the weaker ones with nine others of superior quality by Alken, Dighton, and Ben Marshall, for a total of 22. Apart from this, the contents are as in the original, and the resulting volume is not only handsome, but of continuing interest to the sportsman, and to anyone interested in Regency England. Schwerdt II, p. 212 Bound in full crimson morocco, gilt emblematic tooling on the spine, gilt doublures, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son; spots of foxing on outer edges (not extending onto the page), else fine and attractive 22 plates, by Henry Alken and others. 1 vols. 4to

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        AUS VERGANGENHEIT UND GEGENWART DER JUDEN UND DER JÜDISCHEN GEMEINDEN IN DEN POSENER LANDEN NACH GEDRUCKTEN UND UNGEDRUCKTEN QUELLEN

      Koschmin; Breslau; Bromberg, : Im Selbstverlage 1904-1929 - Original Cloth. 8vo. 1, 034 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In German. Bound in marbled boards and cloth with gilt title on spine. Complete run: No. 1-26; 1904-1929. Issued in twenty-six parts. No. have imprint: Koschmin : I. Tuch. Hefte 9-22 have imprint: Koschmin-Bromberg: Im Selbstverlage der Verfasser, 1905-1914. Hefte 23-26 have imprint: Breslau : Im Selbstverlage, 1921-1929. Hefte 4-9, 24 include "Beiträge von Rabb. Dr. L. Lewin. " Includes bibliographical references. Extensive historical survey of Poznan Jewry, with alphabetically ordered town database on Jewish communities in the province of Poznan (Posen, Pozna, Poyzn) , one of the earliest Jewish communities to be established on Polish soil in 14th-century. Edited by Aron Heppner (1865–1938) , "German rabbi, historian, and archivist. Born in Pleschen, Posen province, Heppner served as rabbi at Koschmin from 1890, also at Jarotschin from 1906, administering both rabbinates until 1920 when Posen became Polish once more. Heppner settled in Breslau, where he continued to act as rabbi and teacher, but also founded and directed the archives of the community (from 1924) . His scholarly interest was devoted to local Jewish history, first of his native province and later of Breslau. His main publications, apart from contributions on the history of Jewish families to periodicals and newspapers, were Aus Vergangenheit und Gegenwart der Juden und der juedischen Gemeinden in den Posener Landen (with I. J. Herzberg, 1909–29) and Juedische Persoenlichkeiten in und aus Breslau (1931) . Between 1900 and 1926 he published a 'Jewish-Literary Calendar. ' -EJ 2008. Subjects: Jews - Poland - Poznan (Voivodeship) Jews - Poland - Poznan (Province) . OCLC lists only four copies (Harvard, Tulane, Yale, Univ Amsterdam) . Scarce. Some of the individual issues lightly aged; overall very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (SPEC-40-21) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Initials and Miniatures of the IXth, Xth, and XIth Centuries from Mozarabic Manuscripts of of Santo Domingo de Silos in the British Museum

      [Printed by the De Vinne Press], New York 1904 - One of 350 copies, unnumbered. Presentation copy, inscribed in 1923 by the author. Elephant Folio - over 15" to 23" tall. Archer M[ilton] Huntington (1870-1955) was a lifelong friend of the arts and philanthropist; known for his scholarly works in the field of Hispanic Studies, he founded The Hispanic Society of America in New York City; his cousin, Henry E. Huntington, founded the renowned Huntington Library in California. This volume was presented by the author in 1923 to Elijah Clarence Hills (1867-1932), a Professor in Florida and Colorado and a prolific author of Spanish-related books. The inscription is on Mr. Huntington's calling card, with "Mr." being crossed out, as follows: "To my friend E.C. Hills / with the high regard & / admiration of (printed name, Archer Huntington) / 1923". The calling card is tipped onto the front pastedown directly beneath Mr. Hills' elegant bookplate. This work was published to preserve the illuminated decorations and initials from the 9th through 11th centuries from manuscripts in the monastery of Silos, near Castile, which over many centuries and the ravages of many wars were at risk of being forever lost. As Mr. Huntington says in the Introduction: "The rarity alone of documents dating, as these do, from the ninth to the eleventh century renders them of the greatest interest; but where, in addition, such remarkable palaeographical and archaeological details are found, and such peculiarity in the application of design to the decoration of books, they become worthy of extended study and fit subjects for reproduction". ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in tan cloth with the front board richly decorated as an illuminated manuscript in rust and green, letters outlined in black, green lettering on the spine, top edge gilt, plain endpapers, bookplate and author's inscription tipped onto front pastedown as referred to above, title page with two decorative initial capitals, volume opens with a four-page Introduction by Mr. Huntington, followed by a 3-page list of the Manuscripts used, followed by the illustrations which are printed on the recto only of each page with their number on the opposite page, printed on verso only, two tissue guards (we presume original with the rest having been lost); Elephant Folio in size (approximately 17" tall), unpaginated with approximately 100 leaves; limited edition of 350 copies, unnumbered, author's inscription as set forth above. ***CONDITION: Overall very good plus, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and other than the prior owner bookplate and authorial inscription, it is entirely free of prior owner markings. There is some old dampstaining and soiling to the boards, we had a professional restorer do some minor restoration to the head and tail of the spine and the corners, which are all now sturdy (name available upon request). ***POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large and heavy volume, therefore additional postage will apply. We are happy to ship at cost to both domestic and international customers, please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions, we are here to help. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Krieg und Frieden im Hererolande. Aufzeichnungen aus dem Kriegsjahre 1904.

      XVI, 552 S. mit 73 tls. ganzs. Abbildungen und 11 Skizzen. Gr.-8, OLeinen mit goldgepr. Titel auf Rücken und VDeckel. Kainbacher 356. - Schönes, frisches Exemplar, ohne Stempel und Namenseinträge

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        Stadtlandschaft. 53 x 53 cm, Öl auf Hartfaser.

      - Hans Schulze (Dittersbach Schlesien 1904 - 1982 Leipzig) 1923-1929 Studium an der Staatlichen Akademie für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe Breslau bei Alexander Kanoldt, Paul Holz, Otto Mueller, Oskar Moll und Konrad von Kardorff, war Professor an der KMU in Leipzig Sprache: Deutsch 1100 gr.

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        Russo-Japanese War, A Photographic and Descriptive Review of t he Great Conflict in the Far East, The

      White Lotus, New York 1904 - Russo-Japanese War, A Photographic and Descriptive Review of t he Great Conflict in the Far East, The [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nichiro Sensou Shashinchou, Dai 3 [Russo-Japanese War Photographs and Notes: Volume 3]

      [Kinkodo Shoseki] 1904 - 118 pp.: 78 pp. text + 36 pp. plates (4 plates double-sided). Plate captions are in Japanese with short English summaries. some cover wear, some discoloration to back cover, small part of top of spine missing, small tears at bottom of spine 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Masalai Press]
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        The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

      First edition with correct points viz spelling of 'muffatees' at pp15, use of non-italic typeface for 'we' on same page.

      [Bookseller: Steve Liddle]
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        The Death of Adam and Other Poems

      Methuen & Co., London 1904 - 12mo. Pp. [viii], 95, [1]. Gilt framed blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt. Inscribed on the half-title to the author's mother and dated "Octr. 1903". Also included is the author's signed manuscript leaf of the dedicatory poem to the historian Cicely Margaret Powell, whom he married in 1904, and an additional manuscript leaf, unsigned, in Latin of another poem. Covers and spine ends lightly scuffed, else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, Member ABAC, IOBA]
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        Prescott's Works

      Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott & Co., [1904]. Octavo, 22 volumes (209 x 135 mm). Contemporary dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, elaborate cornerpieces to boards gilt within multiple gilt fillets, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispieces and further engravings throughout, captioned tissues printed in red. A fine set. The Montezuma edition. Limited to 1,000 copies of which this is number 904.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le Livre d'Or des Roses.

      Paris, Librairie Nationale 1904 - Iconographie, Histoire et Culture de la Rose. Par Paul Hariot, Attaché au Muséum. Avec de nombreuses vignette dans le texte et 60 planches en chromolithographie. Rare et recherché. Paris, Librairie Nationale - non daté (1904) - 132 pages. Ouvrage ornée de 60 belles planches en couleurs chacune protégées par une serpente légendée et tirées sur papier fort. Les planches 55 et 51 sont inversées. Complet & Contrôlé. Reliure demi veau raciné de l'époque signée H. Weill. Dos lisse richement orné et doré, titre, auteur et relieur en pied, dorés. Tête dorée. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(32x25). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Death of Adam and Other Poems

      London: Methuen & Co. , 1904. 12mo. Pp. [viii], 95, [1]. Gilt framed blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt. Inscribed on the half-title to the author's mother and dated "Octr. 1903". Also included is the author's signed manuscript leaf of the dedicatory poem to the historian Cicely Margaret Powell, whom he married in 1904, and an additional manuscript leaf, unsigned, in Latin of another poem. Covers and spine ends lightly scuffed, else a very good copy. . Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, Member ABAC, IOBA]
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        MADAMA BUTTERFLY TRAGEDIA GIAPPONESE DI L.ILLICA E G.GIACOSA

      RICORDI & C, MILANO 1904 - ITALIANO Frontespizio con parte inferiore strappata, pagine brunite causa tempo, con fioritura e gore, copertina usurata, con strappi al dorsetto e con fioritura

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        Italian Villas and Their Gardens

      Century, NY First Edition 1904 - Large 4to. 270pp. Published Nov.1904. 52 Color plates, 26 by Parrish, and with Photographs, all with tissue guards. very clean and tight, no markings or flaws, no writing. Hinges firm, no foxing or browning. Top edges gilt. Index in rear. Clean white endpapers. Dark green cloth, cover bright and clean, full cover illustration in bright gilt and color. A hint of rubbing at fore and back corners, spine is clean and bright, a tiny scratch near bottom. A very Fine copy. ( Photos on request.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eva Arond]
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        Eigenh. Briefkarte mit U. Friedrichshafen, 2. XI. 1904.

      1904. 1 S. Qu.-12mo. "Besten Dank für die freundliche Beglückwünschung". - Die Ecken mit Spuren alter Montage.

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        Geschichte des K. u. K. Husaren-Regimentes Graf Nadasdy No 9 1904 - 1918 Mit einer Landkarte

      232 S. guter Zustand, Kanten gering bestoßen, Bindung gelockert - keine Seiten lose // Das Buch beschreibt die Gefechte des 1. Weltkrieges, an welchen das Regiment teilgenommen hat. Ebenfalls sind Verlustlisten und der Offiziersstab von 1904-1918 aufgelistet. G1056 *.*

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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 & Clark from other sources... Seven volume set plus atlas volume.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904. Complete in seven volumes plus atlas volume containing 54 folding maps. Original red cloth binding with minor sunning to spine and minor shelfwear. A few inner hinges are cracked, some boards have variations in discoloration from sunning and some flecking to the finish. Each volume has an embossed stamp on a front endpaper: Rex E. Breneman. A few endpapers are mildly toned. The text volumes each contain numerous portraits, maps, facsimiles, sketches, etc. Title continues "...including Note-Books, Letters, Maps & Journals of Charles Floyd & Joseph Whitehouse Now for the First Time Published In Full and Exactly as Written." Howes (L320) "The most elaborate work on this expedition.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        A CRIMINAL CROESUS ..

      London: John Long, 1904.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-318 [319] [320: ads] + [8]-page publisher's catalogue dated "September, 1903" inserted at rear, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "Lost race science fiction novel; an underground world inhabited by the descendants of some trapped Norse travelers; plenty of gold and silver; attempts to exploit the inhabitants and the setting up of a United States of South America." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 97. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 943. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 29. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 53. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06367. Hubin (1994), p. 355. Light wear to cloth at spine ends, scattered foxing to first and part of second signatures, small slip of paper pasted over armorial bookplate affixed to front paste-down, a clean, tight, very good copy. An uncommon book. (#149863)

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        THE PRINCESS THORA by Harris Burland [pseudonym] ..

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1904.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-360 [361-362: ads] [363-364: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank; title leaf tipped in on stub], fly leaf at front, four inserted plates with illustrations by Cyrus Cuneo, original pictorial teal cloth, front panel stamped in gray, white, red and black, spine panel stamped black, red and gold. First edition. Published in England the following year as DR. SILEX (as by "J. B. Harris-Burland"). "Lost race adventure novel: a medieval country of giants of ancient European origin is found at the north pole." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 43 (citing this edition). Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 303. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 103. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 144. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 525. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 131. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 06816A. Binding rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, cloth a bit soiled, a tight, a very good copy. (#147752)

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        Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

      London: Edwin Arnold, 1904 First edition, linen binding slightly frayed along spine, (see photo) otherwise very good condition, including internally,with all four plates of McBryde's illustrations.

      [Bookseller: David Conway]
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        French Songs of Old Canada. Pictured by... With Translations.

      Folio. London: William Heinemann, 1904. Folio, (66), with 14 pp. pamphlet-stitched insert containing translations. Each song with music and lyrics, illustrated with three wood engravings, two in color, printed by Edmund Evans. Original quarter brown buckram and white boards, upper cover with woodcut lettering and illustration. Boards soiled, occasional toning and offsetting within, a very good copy with an original watercolor for the book (10 x 15.25 inches, matted, slightly foxed). First edition, 1 of 350 copies; this copy is accompanied by the original watercolor double page spread for the song Joli Coeur de Rose. Walford Graham Robertson (1868-1948), was a portrait and landscape painter, illustrator and designer, influenced by Walter Crane, but best known as a collector of William Blake. This is a sequel to his Old English Songs and Dances (1902), also printed by Evans, described by Ray as "one of the most delightful of English illustrated books". The charming illustrations show the influence of Nicholson and are a fine example of Evans's later printing. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, p.176.

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