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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1905 - 1905 Wisden Hardback

      1905 - This lot is a 1905 Hardback Wisden. In Good to Very Good Condition. The main issue is a rather ugly stain to the rear board, if we forget that it is a very nice book, good gilts and internally very good , some weakness to the hinges with nice clean pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rip Van Winkle. With drawings by Arthur Rackham.

      London: William Heinemann 1905 - FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Quarto (25 x 19cm), with 51 mounted colour plates bound together after the text. Bound in dark green morocco over original green cloth boards with gilt design to upper. Very light spotting, plates clean without creases. Near fine. Set in Sleepy Hollow, Irving's slumbersome story an American masterpiece of short prose, based on local history but rooted in European myth and legend. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Novels.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905–06 - 10 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in recent full burgundy morocco, gilt decoration to spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Occasional foxing. A handsome set. Engraved frontispiece portrait. The Winchester Edition, the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. The Winchester Edition was first published by Grant Richards in 1898; this is the first John Grant issue.

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        Die Serumkrankheit.

      - Aus der K. K. Universitäts-Kinder-Klinik in Wien. (Vorstand Prof. Escherich.) - Leipzig und Wien, Franz Deuticke, 1905, 8°, (4), 144 pp., mit 33 Kurven im Text, Halbleinenband d. Zeit.; St.a.Tit. FIRST EDITION! "An excellent description of serum sickness and its significance." Pirquet (1874-1929), renowned Austrian physician and experimental pathologist, professor in Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, Breslau and Vienna, discovered the cutaneous tuberculin reaction known by his name and introduced the idea of allergy. Bela Schick (1877-1967) of Hungary, inventor of Schick test for diphtheria, was called in 1923 to New York as director of the childrens department of Mount Sinai Hospital. Bela Schick has pointed out that the great importance of allergy has been its contribution to a better understanding of immunity. Garrison & Morton No.2593; "Important Books in Immunology, 1892-1968" Silverstein [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Lexique Sommaire de la Langue du Duc de Saint-Simon

      Firmin-Didot et Cie 1905 - Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1905 In-8 (22,5cm x 15cm) de [7ff.], Vpp., [1pp.], 148pp., [54ff.] Demi-maroquin, dos à nerfs richement orné, pointillés dorés sur les nerfs, tête dorée, couverture conservée sans le dos. (Reliure d'époque) Exemplaire de l'auteur (ex-libris) Enrichi de documents originaux contre-collés en fin de volume : - Comptes-rendus : 1. L'abeille de Fontaineblau 2. l'Intermédiaire des curieux 3. Le Journal officiel 4. Le moniteur judiciaire de Lyon 5. Compte-rendu de l'académie des sciences morales et Politiques 6. La Gazette des tribunaux 7. La république française 8. Le Journal d'Amiens 9. La revue de Paris 10. Société d'Emulations d'Abbeville 11. La Revue des Idées 12. Le magasin pittoresque 13. Le signal 14. Le siècle 15. The Newyork Hérald 16. La liberté 17. L'Humanité. La Presse nouvelle - Remerciements : 1. Duc de Bauffremont 2. Bédier (Joseph) 3. Bétolaud 4. Boissier (Gaston) 5. de Boislisle 6. Lettre de l'auteur a de Boislisle 7. Bouchez (Camille) 8. Boutroux 9. Brunot (Ferdinand) 10. Deschanel (Paul) 11. Ditte 12. Du Buit 13. Gazier 14. Haussonville (d') 15. Lannelongue 16. Havet (Louis) 17. Lejars 18. Longnon (Auguste) 19. Méline (Jules) 20. Mézières 21. Mornard 22. Pallain 23. Penjou 24. Mme Issac Pereire 25. Philboit 26. Ravaisson-Mollien (Louis) 27. Sabatier 28. Stapfer (Paul) 29. Tanon 30. Thomas (Antoine) 31. Thureau Dangin (Paul) 32. Marquis de Vogüé 33. Académie des Sciences morales et Politiques 34. Académie des Inscriptions et Belles lettres 35. Ordre des Avocats de Paris 36. Société des Antiquaires de Picardie Bel exemplaire, reliure en très bon état malgré de très légers frottements au niveau des coins et des coiffes, intérieur en bel état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Larsson, Carl. - "Karin und Kersti (Karin och Kersti)".

      Wien Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst 1905 - Radierung / Strichätzung & Kaltnadel, in Schwarzbraun, auf gelblichem Büttenkarton, 1904. Von Carl Larsson. 26,7 x 18,3 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 41 x 30 cm (Blatt). Hjert 47 III. Aus: Die Graphischen Künste (Wien: Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst 1905), Bd. 28. - In der Platte links unten gestochene Signatur. Rechts Verlagsadresse. - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Papier minimal gegilbt. Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Carl Larsson (1853 Stockholm - 1919 Falun). Auch Carl Olof Larsson. Schwedischer Maler und Grafiker. Ab 1866 Studium an der Königlichen Kunstakademie in Stockholm. Daneben Arbeit als Retuscheur für einen Fotografen. 1876 königliche Medaille. 1877 erste Paris-Reise. 1882 Aufenthalt in der Künstlerkolonie Grez-sur-Loing bei Fontainebleau, wo zahlreiche Aquarelle entstanden. Bekanntschaft mit Karin Bergöö, seiner späteren Ehefaru. In den 1880er Jahren v.a. Ansichten von Stockholm. Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Opponenterna", die eine Reform der Kunstausbildung forderte. Ab 1886 Vorsteher der Kunstschule in Göteborg. 1888 Bezug des Hauses "Lilla Hyttnäs" bei Sundborn, Mittelpunkt des Künstlerkreises um Larsson. Während eines Paris-Aufenthalts entsteht das Triptychon "Rokoko-Renässans-Nutida Konst". Ab 1896 Ausgestaltung des Nationalmuseums in Stockholm. 1896 kleine Goldmedaille der Internationalen Kunstausstellung in Berlin. Sprache: Deutsch 28

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        Original Drawing of Tailpiece to the story of The Three Little Pigs

      1905 - Original drawing used for the tailpiece in the Golden Goose Book story of The Three Little Pigs.by F.Warne. Framed and in Fine condition. Signed. Solid Provenance. Additional matching framed ink lithograph of a footbridge over a stream possibly near Brooke's home. Brooke wrote "Malham" and signed it, and wrote "with all good wishes from leslie and sybil Brooke, Christmas 1919 $50000.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Zaiavlenie i dokumenty o rozryve tsentral’nykh uchrezhdenii s partiei. No. 13. Izdatel’stvo "Vpered".

      Geneva, Kooperativnaja Tipograf., 1905. - 8vo. 13, (1) pp., final blank. Original printed wrappers. Extremely rare pamphlet by Lenin concerning the party's historic split into Bolshevik and Menshevik factions, titled in German: "Parteibeho[e]rden gegen die Partei" (the Russian title translates as: "Declaration and documents concerning the schism between central institutions and party"). The pamphlet was printed in January 1905 by the Russian Social Democatic Workers' Party. - In this harsh and bilious text Lenin criticizes three party members, Glebov-Avilov, Valentin, and Nikitich, whom he accuses of double-dealing and anti-Bolshevik agitation. All three were members of the Central Committee, as was Lenin himself. Although Bolsheviks and Mensheviks formally constituted two different parties in 1905, they were in fact still close, and what Lenin calls the three members' "treason" was merely their sympathy and agitation for the Mensheviks. Unlike Lenin, most Bolshevik leaders were still prepared to co-operate with their former allies and even harboured hopes for reunification. Lenin's views of the time, as evidenced in this brochure, held a fringe position even within his own faction. His text, however, was widely distributed among the local committees and helped Lenin achieve increasing popularity. A suggestion voiced by "Vpered" that the work be translated into all European languages as soon as possible never materialized. OCLC 85287907. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Sailing Alone Around the World

      New York: The Century Company, 1905. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, later printing with 1905 on the title page. Signed by the author on the front free end paper at Black Rock on August 2nd, 1906. In Very Good condition. Lean to spine, light bruising to spine ends, and bumped corners. Silver stamping lightly rubbed. Pages show light age spots and a few smudges. A rather sharp copy, signed by the author.

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        The Novels of the Sisters Brontë. In ten volumes.

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.; E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1905 - 10 volumes, octavo (180 x 115 mm). Contemporary green half calf, green cloth sides, titles to spines gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, marbled green endpapers. Spines toned, light foxing to edges, a couple of faint scratches to boards; an excellent set. Title pages printed in green and brown, colour frontispieces, most with tissue-guards, 50 colour plates, and a facsimile of the author's signatures to vol. 1 of Jane Eyre. First Dulac edition. This was Dulac's first commission after the Anglophile young artist's arrival in England in 1904 to compete with Arthur Rackham in the illustrated gift book market. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Wintertage auf Ithaka.

      Prag, Heinrich Mercy, 1905. - X, (2), 315, (3) SS. Mit 14 Tafeln nach Original-Aufnahmen von A. Vives, heliograviert von Blechinger u. Leykauf in Wien und zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text. Mit einer doppelblattgroßen Karte (auf Leinen kaschiert). Originaler goldgeprägter Pergamentband mit Kopfgoldschnitt. Folio. Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten. Prachtvolle Monographie der im Ionischen Meer gelegenen Insel Ithaka, welche Heimat des Odysseus gewesen sein soll. Neben einer umfassenden Beschreibung der allgemeinen und speziellen Verhältnisse enthält das Werk auch die "Archäologischen Plaudereien und geschichtlichen Winke". - Tadellos erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Schaubühne (1905-1918). Die Weltbühne (1918-1933). Die neue Weltbühne (1933-1939). Der Schaubühne I.- XXXV. Jahr. Wochenschrift für die gesamten Interessen des Theaters, Wochenschrift für Politik, Kunst, Wirtschaft.

      Schaubühne, Weltbühne, Berlin-Prag 1905 - 1905-1939. OLeinen- u. OHLeinenband (52), OBroschur. Dietzel-Hügel 2618, 2215, 3224; Schlawe I, S. 87/88, II, S. 79-81: ". Ursprünglich von Jacobsohn (1881-1926) als Theaterzeitschrift geführt, wandelt sich 'Die Schabühne' unter dem Einfluß der Zeit zum politischen, zum bedeutendsten Organ der linken Intelligenz. 1926 ging die Redaktion auf Kurt Tucholsky und wenig später auf Carl von Ossietzky über. 'Die Weltbühne' erreichte bei überparteilich-demokratischer Haltung ihre kultivierteste und zugleich aktivste Periode, unter Mitarbeit aller bedeutenden fortschrittlichen Geister der Zeit." - Vorhanden: 1905-1933 und 1937, bis auf 1 Heft, komplett. Wenige Lücken in den Jahren 1934-36, 1938-39. - Dabei: Die Wiener Weltbühne. 1. Jg. 1932, Nr. 8; 2. Jg. 1933, Nr. 10. - Nähere Angaben auf Anfrage. In dieser Vollständigkeit wohl selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rules of Golf Illustrated

      Golf Illustrated, London, England 1905 - Oblong folio, original green boards with red title lettering, 1 p.I., 24 colored illustrations, one leaf advertisement; 50 pages. First Edition of this classic in the library of golf literature. 24 humorous illustrations on the rules of golf published for Perrier, with company logo advertisement on the verso of each illustration. A very good copy without the usual loss to cover extremities; contents clean, unmarked, and without the typical foxing. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Golf]
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        Nietzsche's Werke. 8 Bände [I. Abtheilung 1-8, Halbleder, Antiqua]

      Mischauflage 1905-1910. Halbleder, 23 cm. Antiqua. Marmorierter Hohlschnitt. Lagerspuren mit nur leichten Läsuren, ExLibris auf Innendeckel, guter Gesamtzustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ralf Bader]
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        Rip Van Winkle.

      Heinemann 1905 - FIRST RACKHAM EDITION, 79/250 COPIES signed by the illustrator, 51 colourprinted plates, each tipped to brown card and with a captioned tissue-guard, a title-vignette and 3 text illustrations, all by Arthur Rackham, title printed in black and green, pp. viii, 60, (plates), 4to, original full vellum, the gilt blocked lettering and the front cover design all by Rackham, yellow silk-ties lacking, t.e.g., others untrimmed, endpapers spotted with front pastedown beginning to lift at top corner, very good. The first of Rackham's works to be issued in limited edition form, and in a much smaller number than the subsequent limited issues. (Riall p.69)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Rip Van Winkle. With drawings by Arthur Rackham.

      London: William Heinemann, 1905. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Quarto (25 x 19cm), with 51 mounted colour plates bound together after the text. Bound in dark green morocco over original green cloth boards with gilt design to upper. Very light spotting, plates clean without creases. Near fine. Set in Sleepy Hollow, Irving's slumbersome story an American masterpiece of short prose, based on local history but rooted in European myth and legend.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Galizisch-bukowinisches Wappenbuch.

      Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe. 1905 - Ca. 28,5 x 21,5 cm. (6) Seiten, 271 Seiten. Mit farblithographiertem Titelblatt und 317 getönten lithographierten Wappentafeln (mit ca. 3000 Wappenabbildungen). Halblederband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. Aus der Reihe: J. Siebmacher's grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch in einer neuen vollständig geordneten und reich vermehrten Auflage mit heraldischen und historisch-genealogischen Erläuterungen. Vierten Bandes vierzehnte Abtheilung, begonnen von Friedrich Meyer von Rosenfeld, fortgesetzt und beendet von Ivan von Bojnicic. 1. Abtheilung: Beschreibung der in den vereinigten Königreichen Galizien und Lodomerien, sowie im Herzoghtume Bukowina vorkommenden altpolnischen Stammwappen und Verzeichniss der zu letzteren gehörigen Wappengenossen; 2. Abtheilung: Verordnungen über die Adelsverhältnisse der galizischen Stände und Erz-Landeswürden, sowie deren Abzeichen; 3. Abtheilung: Der in Galizien immatriculirte, dort ansässige oder wohnhafte Adel. Einband etwas berieben und leicht bestoßen. Seiten 135-162 in falscher Reihenfolge eingebunden. Die ersten drei Textblätter fleckig und mit hinterlegten Einrissen. Textseiten und Tafeln etwas gebräunt, einige etwas stock- bzw. fingerfleckig, einige handschriftliche Anmerkungen, jedoch trotz der kleinen Mängel ein gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rainer Kurz - Antiquariat in Oberaudorf]
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        Editorial Wild Oats

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905. First edition of this collection of short stories. Octavo, original red cloth, illustrated. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear to the extremities. Rare in the original jacket. Editorial Wild Oats is a classic American humor collection by Mark Twain, which contains My First Literary Venture, Journalism in Tennessee, Nicodemus Dodge, Printer, Mr. Bloke's Item, How I Edited an Agricultural Paper and The Killing of Julius Caesar 'Localized'.

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        The American Chap-Book (9 of the 12 Issues)

      New Jersey: American Type Founders Company, 1905. Hardcover. Very Good +. Will Bradley. A nice run of 9 issues published by the American Type Founders Company of Jersey City and devoted to all things related to American book design. Overseen (and with many contributions ---including dozens and dozens of woodcuts) by the great book designer Will Bradley, the chap-book was issued monthly from September 1904 thru August 1905. Here we have 9 of the complete 12 issue run and they are: Sept., Oct. Dec. 1904, Jan., Feb., April, May, June and Aug. 1905. All 9 volumes --uniform 12mos-- are in very nice condition: clean, tight and easily VG+ to Near Fine. Very light, subtle chipping along the spines of Sept. and Dec. '04, very light soling at the front panel of April '05, otherwise solid as could be. A wonderful provenance to this set as well, these 9 issues having come from the personal collection of Will Bradley bibliographer Anthony Bambace.

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        Im Reiche des silbernen Löwen. 1.-4. Band. Reiseerzählung.

      Freiburg i. Br., Verlag Friedrich Ernst Fehsenfeld 1905-1908; 26.-30.; 26.-30.; 21.-25.; 16.-20. Tausend; 4 Bände; ca 18x12 cm; 624, 628, 636 und 644 Seiten; blaue Originalleinwandeinbände mit montierter Illustration von Sascha Schneider (Einbände leicht bestoßen und gering schief gelesen, Deckelbilder leicht berieben; sonst gute, recht dekorative Reihe) Plaul 303.4; 309.4; 352.4; 364.4. DB 81, 82, 83, 84. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

      London: George Newnes Ltd., 1905. FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo, pp.[8]; 403; [5]. With 16 illustrated plates by Sidney Paget. Elegantly hand-bound in full blue oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, gilt border to covers, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Internally clean, neat old repair to extreme corner of title, ads a trifle spotted; externally unmarked. A clean and attractive copy. The Great Detective returns after the infamous events at the Richenbach Falls, in a collection of thirteen stories, among them some of the most interesting in the whole series - 'The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton' is a good example (which Doyle first called 'The Adventure of the Worst Man in London'). Four of the stories ('The Empty House', 'The Dancing Men', 'The Priory School' and 'The Second Stain'), were listed by Doyle in 1927 as being among his favourite Holmes episodes. Green and Gibson A29a.

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        The Christmas Books Being; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1905 and 1907.. [English literature]. FIRST BROCK-ILLUSTRATED EDITION. 5 volumes, octavo (18 x 12 x 15cm). With illustrations in colour by Charles Brock. Finely bound in full deep red morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration and gilt titles to spines, marbled endpapers; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Very light and occasional spotting otherwise clean inside and out. Housed in an elegant fleece-lined cloth slipcase; a beautiful set of these classic stories splendidly illustrated.

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        Elephant and seladang hunting in the Federated Malay States.

      Rowland Ward London 1905 - Frist edition. 8vo., xiii, 289pp., 2 pages ads at end, 17 photographic illustrations, original red cloth gilt, bevelled edges, light soiling to upper cover else a fine copy. Scarce. "A longtime resident in Malaya, Hubback recounts his numerous hunting trips after elephant and seladang. travelling from singapore to the Pertang River and Kenawan, he collected seladang which he treated with respect" (Czech). Czech, Asian pp108-109. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Skitsebog. Håndtegnet skitsebog med talrige blyantstegninger med især ældre bygninger, tårne og arkitektur fra Frederiksberg, København og nærmeste Omegn.

      - Charles O.G. Christensen, arkitekt og arkæolog, modtog i 1905 sølvmedalje som snedkersvend. Afsluttede Kunstakademiet i 1916 (under Martin Nyrup og Hack Kampmann). Modtog i 1918 C.F. Hansens Opmuntringspris for rekonstruktion af Uranienborg. Han samarbejd 1906-1911. Tvær-8°, [76] blade, velholdt sort skindbind med sølvspænde.

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        Small archive of correspondence with Sylvia Lynd

      six autograph letters (one incomplete) and one postcard (approximately 1,000 words) 1905-13[?] and n.d., Dublin - An intimate series of letters suggesting that Colum may have had an affair with [the then] Sylvia Dryhurst, who became a prominent Irish nationalist poet, essayist, short-story writer and novelist. The earliest (26 Rugby Road, Ranelagh, Dublin: 2 September 1904) begins: "My dear Miss Sylvia, So the respectibilities [sic] are casting a shadow on you. I'm so sorry." He goes on to say that J. B. Yeats is painting his portrait, and that he is "having supper with Countess Markavicz [sic] to-night, but I am sure it will be tame and respectable compared with a supper of my recollection." "I wish I could send you the sunshine and the great spaces and clouds of Ireland. Do not let the respectables quite crush you, and do not forget to come to Erinn again." The postcard (Oxford: 24 November 1906) arranges to meet in London: "My dear Miss Sylvie, I am leaving Oxford this morning. I've had a good time. Fancy I've dined with the Dons of St. Johns - the undergrads below us . . . I get to London Sat night. Gower St 9 p.m. Good-bye till then. Colm" A letter of 28 September 1906 appears to end with tear-stains (crocodile or otherwise): "Now be good to me and write soon. I'm not suffering from a broken heart but I'm very much attached to you (that's not the antithesis I'm tended to make, however, I'll let it pass). Good-bye Colm". The incomplete letter (n.p., n.d. but 1909 or after) has crude pencil drawings of horses to verso, where it is also docketed by Maire Glaster: "Part of a Padraic Colum apology. Perhaps the beginning was destroyed by S.", asks for forgiveness: " . . . to write to you c/o of [sic] Mr. Lynd. Perhaps Dublin is exceptionally scandal-making. A card address [sic] to me there vexed Mrs Robinson & made it very uncomfortable for Miss Maguire. She was not well at the time. All this seems very trivial now. But it was not trivial then. I saw red & struck out shamefully & unjustly. There is no excuse to be made. I did a very ill thing & one that I will regret. I ask pardon, but I do not expect that I can receive it. Padraic Colum". [Together with] Early holograph draft of a 12-line poem (in an envelope postmarked 1 October 1904) later published in variant, shorter (8-line) forms as "The Wayfarer", (in "Poetry" magazine, ed. Harriet Monroe, Chicago, April 1915); "Christ the Companion" (in "Eyes of Youth", London, 1910) and as `L'Envoi' to "Verses for Alfeo Faggi's Stations of the Cross" (Chicago, 1926). [Together with] presumably unsent letter from Sylvia Dryhurst (two pages, in pencil, 11 Downshire Hill, Hampstead [London]; 28 March 1906): "My dear Padraic, I have written you a good many very silly letters. When I wrote them I told myself I should never feel ashamed of writing them. I find that I do but I should be more ashamed of writing you more & so I have made up my mind to tell you this. I don't feel so ashamed as to ask you to burn them, do as you please about that . . . Do you remember you told me you knew I was fickle & I stoutly denied it of course. Either I am fickle or too young to know my own mind - that is certain - probably both. Reproach me if you feel reproachful - but confess, isn't it rather a relief to you? I have never felt you to be quite serious since a certain letter you wrote me, in January I think . . . Oh Padraic make me in love with you again, my dear friend. . . P.s. I don't quite want you altogether to forgive me." [Together with] two original photographs of Colum, one with photographer's monogram 'AR' in the bottom left-hand corner, 5 x 6cm, printed on a piece of 14.5 x 23cm art paper, signed 'Padraic MacCormac Colm' beneath the image; the other, 9 x 11cm, docketed by Maire Gaster to verso. The letters folded for mailing and the whole in very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Oswald Bastable, and Others

      London: Weels Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd,, 1905. Illustrated by Charles E. Brock and H. R. Millar. Octavo. Original red cloth, title and decorative motifs to spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece, 20 plates. Bookplate to front free endpaper. Spine ends slightly creased, very occasional foxing inside. An excellent copy in the dust jacket, sunned spine with loss to ends. First edition, first impression, with first issue point of p. 96 reading p. 69. This book is rare in the dust jacket. The Bastable children were first introduced in Nesbit's The Story of the Treasure Seekers in 1899.

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        Hathor and other Poems.

      First Edition. London, Greening & Co., Ltd, 1905. 19 x 13 cm. xx, 331 pages plus 4 pages publishers list. With a frontispiece and vignette on title page. Inscribed by the author on the half title. NO SIGNATURE (see photo). Original white cloth with gilt titles on spine and front board. Top edge gilt. Fore and bottom edge deckle. Very good condition. Binding slightly rubbed, bumped and age darkened. Small stains on boards. Mild browning and foxing to end papers and titles. Edges and spine dust dulled. Internally bright and clean.

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        MORDEKHAI 'IMANUEL NOAH [AND] MASAOT B'ANGLIAH, TSFARAT, SEFARD, U'V'ARTZOT BARBARIA

      Warsaw: Achiasaf Society(1905). 1st Edition [and] 1st Hebrew edition. Period boards with original cover mounted on front, 8vo, [66], 25 pages. 22 cm. In Hebrew. Two books published together. First Title is Mordekhai 'Imanuel Noah by Rabbi Max Raisin. Title translates to Mordecai Manuel Noah. Second title is Masaot by Mordecai Manuel Noah, the First Hebrew translation of Noah's famous "Travels in England, France, Spain and the Barbary States, in the years 1813-14 and 15." Publishing the work in Hebrew, in Eastern Europe, was a way to reach the wider Jewish world to tell the amazing story of Noah, probably the most powerful Jew in the Western Hemisphere of the early 19th Century. Both are published by the Achiasaf Society, a Hebrew language publisher founded by noted Zionist thinker Asher Zvi Hirsch Ginzberg, better known as Ahad Ha'Am. It contains a brief biography of American-Jewish statesman and proto-Zionist thinker, Mordecai Manuel Noah, and Noah's own accounts of his travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary Coast. (Today known as the Greater Maghreb. ) Noah, a journalist, playwright, politician, and lawyer, was one of the most prominent Jews of Early America, and served as Consul to Kingdom of Tunis (modern Tunisia) under President James Madison. When then-Secretary of State James Monroe removed Noah from Noah's post, citing his religion as an "obstacle", it sparked an outcry among American Jews and non-Jews alike, with Noah receiving letters of support from John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Discouraged from pursuing government positions, Noah continued his career as a newspaperman in New York, founding and editing numerous publications there. Unfortunately, Noah is probably best remembered for his ambitious but failed attempt to establish "Ararat, A Jewish City of Refuge" on Grand Island in Upstate New York. Noah's ardent belief that Jews would flock to his settlement to escape international persecution proved false, and "Ararat" never came to be. Masaot was written in 1814, before Noah's removal from his position of Consul, and ten years before the failure of Ararat. His biography is written by Rabbi Max Raisin, prominent early 20th-century historian of Jewish America. Inscribed at rear to the Noah Benevolent Society in 1936 "Upon the 85th anniversary of the death of Mordecai Manuel Noah."SUBJECT(S) Jewish politicians -- United States -- Biography -- Voyages and Travels. OCLC lists only 4 copies worldwide (NYPL, YU, HUC, and UPENN) Slight edgewear to cover. Paper beginning to yellow. Hinges starting. Otherwise Good Condition. Rare. (AMR-50-1A)

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        LA SCOPERTA DE L'AMERICA

      TIPOGRAFIA RISORGIMENTO, 1905. ITALIANO 0,16 Pagine dei testi leggere, fini; lievemente ingiallite; testi chiari, puliti. Tagli irregolari. Copertina con lieve tracca di becca all'angolo inferiore. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Compleat Angler

      Bedford Park, Chiswick: The Caradoc Press,, 1905. Or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers. Octavo (212 x 145 mm). Finely bound in near-contemporary blue crushed morocco, spine gilt to compartments, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, covers panelled with gilt rules and floral roll-tool, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Printed in red and black, woodcut initials, engravings of fish in text. With the bookplate of Bertine E. Sutton, Air Marshal in the RAF during the Second World War, with ink and pencil notes on his identity, alongside the ownership ticket of F.R. Furber. Spine faded to brown, spine ends slightly chipped, rear cover with two small chips to morocco, extremities a little rubbed. An excellent copy. Limited edition, number 341 of 364 copies, of which 350 were printed on paper and 14 on vellum. A handsomely bound copy of the Caradoc Press's finely printed edition of Walton's treatise, which was first published in 1653.

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        Queen Zixi of Ix Or, the Story of the Magic Cloak

      Toronto: Copp, Clark, 1905. First Canadian edition.. Hardcover. Good. 303 p. 24 cm. There are 16 full-colour plates, including the frontispiece, and numerous partly-coloured in-text drawings. Light green cloth, decorated in darker green and red on the front cover and spine, and in dark green on the rear cover. Recased (hinges repaired). Light soiling of the covers. A little wear to bottom corners. Bright and clean. The events of the book alternate between Noland and Ix, two neighboring regions to Baum's more famous Land of Oz. Baum himself beleived Queen Zixi was the best book he had written. The illustrator Frederick Richardson worked on editions of Aesop's Fables, Hans Christian Andersen, and Andrew Lang's Fairy Books, but is probably best remembered for illustrating works by Baum.

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        The Birds of Tunisia: Being a History of the Birds found in the Regency of Tunis

      R.H. Porter, 1905. 2 vols: xxxii, 294; xviii, 410, 2 photogravure frontispieces, 15 hand col litho. plates by Gronvold, 2 photographic plates, 2 folding maps. roy. 8vo. HB. Very attractive set bound in cont. half morocco, marbled boards (a little rubbed and scuffed), teg. This is copy number 123 (of 250).. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Joseph Isaac Spadafora Whitaker (1850 – 1936) was a wealthy Sicilian-English ornithologist, archaeologist and sportsman. Although he had a number of interests, today he is best known for his work on the birds of Tunisia. In 1891 Whitaker joined the British Ornithologists' Union and over a period of ten years (1894–1904) visited Tunsia a number of times, building an outstanding collection of Tunisian birds, bird nests and eggs which he housed in a villa in the grounds of his home “Malfitano” in Palermo, Sicily. Some of Whitaker's Tunisian bird collection is now housed at the Natural History Museum, London. Whitaker states in the preface that “The object of the present work is chiefly to supply a want, which myself, and probably others, have felt, in the absence of any English publication which treats systematically of the birds to be found in the Regency of Tunis'. With a focus on the 365 species of birds found in Tunsia, the author notes ‘ I have thought it advisable, where possible, to allude to the occurrence of the various species also in Algeria and Marocco, as likewise, in some cases, in Tripoli and in the Mediterranean basin generally'. The work is illustrated with 15 fine hand coloured lithographic plates drawn by the Danish bird illustrator Henrik Grönvold (1858 –1940), as the author states ‘ The colouring of some of the illustrations has been undertaken by Miss Dora Bowdler Sharpe, and bear testimony to that lady's fine touch; the remainder and greater pat have been carefully coloured by Mr. G. Edwards'. Nissen 983..

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        Annual Report of the Woman's Board of Missions. [1st-38th covering 1869-1905]

      Boston: Printed by Frank Wood after 1877 and by some version of Rand and Avery on our earlier issues, 1905. Hardcover. Very Good. These 38 reports have been bound into 6 thick volumes bound in blue 1/2 leather. Original wrappers bound in. Pagination of each report ranges from 15p. to 220p. Report sizes vary slightly (19-21cm.) but size of bound volumes is uniform. Ex lib. (Pequot Library in Southport, CT). Sound and clean. Each annual report includes much on their domestic members and activities as well as reports on their foreign mission fields, with lists of the missionaries supported by the Board. Their missionaries were active in India, Turkey, China, Japan, parts of Africa, and elsewhere. A treasure trove of information about this effort to support female missionaries.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        MOVIE POSTER/ FERIA DE SEVILLA/ / 1905/ / 18892/ / POSTER

      - SEVILLA GRAN FERIA DE ABRIL 1905 - 1905Dir Cast: ESPAÑA - 205X100-Cm.-81X41-INCHES.-3 SH.POSTERMost are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 10? -Correo certificado EUROPE AND REST OF THE WORLD 20?

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        The Compleat Angler. Or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers.

      Bedford Park, Chiswick: The Caradoc Press, 1905 - Octavo (212 x 145 mm). Finely bound in near-contemporary blue crushed morocco, spine gilt to compartments, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, covers panelled with gilt rules and floral roll-tool, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the bookplate of Bertine E. Sutton, Air Marshal in the RAF during the Second World War, with ink and pencil notes on his identity, alongside the ownership ticket of F.R. Furber. Spine faded to brown, spine ends slightly chipped, rear cover with two small chips to morocco, extremities a little rubbed. An excellent copy. Printed in red and black, woodcut initials, engravings of fish in text. Limited edition, number 341 of 364 copies, of which 350 were printed on paper and 14 on vellum. A handsomely bound copy of the Caradoc Press's finely printed edition of Walton's treatise, which was first published in 1653. Ransome p. 226, Franklin p. 267. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Works.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1905. With introductions, general essay, and notes by Andrew Lang. 36 volumes, octavo (207 x 139 mm). Finely bound by Whitman Bennett in near-contemporary blue half morocco, titles and decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, Frontispiece and illustrated throughout the set. A fine set. The Gadshill edition, printed from the text with Dickens's final authorial revisions first published in 1867–8, and including the pendant two-volume Life which is sometimes lacking. A particularly handsome set, the work of the renowned New York fine bindery established in the 1920s by the bookman and binder Whitman Bennett (1883–1968).

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        DUDLEY TRADESMEN'S TOKENS

      Dudley, printed by E. Blocksidge, 1905. of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries; With Descriptive and Historical Notes of Issuers, etc., The Origin & History of the Token Coinage of Great Britain. Being a full and concise account of the Token Coinage of Dudley Tradesmen from its inception in 1648 to its decline in 1818. To which is added a record of the Tokens issued at Worcester in 1811 by the Directors of the House of Industry, for use in the City and County, together with those issued by the authority of the Bank of England for general use; also notes upon the Counter-marked Spanish Dollars, etc. Part II: History of Dudley Banks, Bankers and Bank Notes, from the earliest to the present times. First edition 1905, EDITION LIMITED TO 120 NUMBERED COPIES ONLY, 4to, 250 x 185 mm, 10" x 7.25", illustrated throughout, 202 pages including index, printed one side only, original publisher's cloth, bevelled boards, gilt coat of arms and lettering to upper cover, gilt decoration and lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Head of spine and corners very slightly rubbed, pencil name and date of 1905 inside upper cover, free endpapers slightly browned, contents very nice, binding tight and firm, no loose pages. An excellent bright copy of a very scarce numismatic book. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        The Christmas Books. Being; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man.

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1905-1907.. [English literature]. FIRST BROCK-ILLUSTRATED EDITION, Deluxe Issue. 5 volumes, octavo (18 x 12 x 15cm). With illustrations in colour by Charles Brock. Finely bound in publisher's vellum, ornately tooled in gilt to spine and upper, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Some minor toning. Book label affixed to flyleaf of two vols, Dickens' Centenary stamp attached to pastedown of one volume, flyleaf of 'Cricket' subtly replaced, vellum lightly marked, some wear to inside joints. Very good indeed, housed in an elegant, festive slip-case of holly-green moire silk. An attractive set of these classic seasonal tales, splendidly illustrated, in the publisher's deluxe binding; a regular cloth-bound edition was also sold.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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