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        Elephant and Seladang Hunting in the Federated Malay States.

      London, Rowland Ward, 1905,. in-8vo, XIII + 288 p., with 17 illustrations, somewhat finger-stained, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original publisher's red clothbound, gilt title on frontcover, gilt top edge, light wear at spine ends, light stains on frontcover, rear inner joint cracked. Good copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        A General History of the County of Radnor. Illustrated with numerous engravings of county mansions, public men, family arms &c. Compiled from the manuscript of the late Rev. Jonathan Williams ... and other sources, by Edwin Davies. ... (Truncated)

      Brecknock : Davies and co., 1905, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: A General History of the County of Radnor. Illustrated with numerous engravings of county mansions, public men, family arms &c. Compiled from the manuscript of the late Rev. Jonathan Williams ... and other sources, by Edwin Davies. [With plates, portraitsNear fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 451 pages; Other title; History of Radnorshire. Physical description; xviii, [2], 451 p., [40] leaves of plates : ill., coats of arms, geneal. tables, map, ports. ;32 cm. Illus. incl. 36 plates, maps and genealog. tables. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects; Radnorshire (Wales) - History & Antiquities. Powys. With a list of subscribers pp. 445-451.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        A Little Boy Lost

      London: Duckworth, 1905. First.. Hardbound. with a 2 pp ALS tipped in. front edge foxed slightly else nearly fine.. 201 pp. teg. nice decorated boards.

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        To the Policy Holders of the Equitable Life Assurance Society. Not in Mersky

      Boston: Office of Protective Committee, 1905. Four pages (one sheet, folded), a well-preserved copy The rare, ?unrecorded first report of the Committee which had retained Brandeis as its counsel, making him "the people's advocate in life insurance matters" and leading to the reforms he considered his greatest achievement; no copy in OCLC or RLIN

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        The Story of the Champions of the Round Table

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1905. Octavo. Recent full dark brown morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, decorative border to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated by the author. Minor darkening to the edges, owners name to recto of advertisement leaf, a few minor marks. Binding fine. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The history of Freemasonry. Its antiquities, symbols, constitutions, customs, etc., 3 voll. in 6 tomi

      The Caxton Publishing Company s.d. (ma 1905) in 4° (cm 28x22), voll. 1° pp. 6+6 nn., 504; voll. 2° pp. 6+6 nn., 502; voll. 3° pp. 6+6 nn., 502: leg. edit. p / tela bluette con ricchi fregi in verde, oro e nero al ds. e al piatto. "Embracing an investigation of the records of the organisations of the fraternity in England, Scotland, Ireland, British colonies, France, Germany, and the United States", accurata indagine storica sulla Massoneria, sue origini e diffusione in Europa, Asia e America, illustrata con 53 tavv. protette da veline, di cui 22 a colori, 24 ritratti in fotoincisione e 7 tavv. in nero di armi e medaglie. Ben conservato. 245 / 29 249

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria La Fenice]
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        A Christmas Carol in prose being A Ghost Story of Christmas

      London: J. M. Dent; & New York: E. P. Dutton., 1905. Octavo. Original vellum, titles and decoration to spine and boards gilt, plain cream endpapers, top edge gilt. With 8 colour illustrations and 10 black and white illustrations by C. E. Brock. Gift inscription to front free endpaper, mild partial tanning to endpapers, boards ever so slightly bowed, an excellent copy. First Brock edition of Dickens's first and most enduring Christmas gift book which was first published in 1843.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        VECER / EVENING, AN ORIGINAL GRAPHIC OF VOJTECH PREISSIG || ORIGINALGRAPHIK um 1905

      - framed, signed by author, colloured aquatint, dimensions of picture 360 × 270 mm, dimensions of frame: 460 x 580 mm. Rare. Excellent condition. || eingerahmt, signiert vom Autor, kolorierte Aquatinta, Dimension der Abbildung: 330 × 205 mm, Dimension des Rahmens: 520 × 430 mm. Sehr selten. Intakter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: cs [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        An Almain Armourer's Album; Selections from an Original MS in Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington

      London: Reproduced and printed by W. Griggs. 1905. First. First edition. Large folio. 31 numbered color plates, and 3 additional plates (one folding) at the rear. Quarter vellum and cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Ex-library copy with spine classmark, bookplate, perforated stamp on the title page, small ink stamp on the plates. Chipping to the edges of some detached plates, else good. Beautifully printed color plates documenting the work of a famous German armourer working in England during Elizabeth's reign; Jacob Topf is the presumed author of the manuscript. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Passion, Poison, and Petrifaction; or, The Fatal Gazogene A Tragedy

      London, Anthony Treherne & Co., Ltd., 1905, first edition. Included in Harry Furniss's Christmas Annual, 1905, here re-bound in green cloth with a cover label giving the title and author, this was Furniss's first annual, illustrated by him, contents page either laid in loosely or dis-bound, Shaw's very successful play is the first offering, also includes A Wedding Gift by H. Rider Haggard, affixed to the front free endpaper is brief note Signed by Shaw of some mystery dated 17 Jan, 1902, to wit: "Told you so!/Thanks for the cheque./What is K's address? There/are more ways of killing a dog/than hanging him, and I think/I'll venture a fresh attempt on my/own account./This, in dreadful secrecy/G. Bernard Shaw"). Remnants of bookplate removal on front free endpaper, binding a bit loose.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Vpered / En Avant [full run of 18 issues], bound together with Proletarii / Le prolétaire [full run of 26 issues]

      Geneva: Rossiiskaia Sotsial'demokraticheskaia Rabochaia Partiia, 1905. Eighteen issues of Vpered and 26 issues of Proletarii, all issued, bound together in 11.5x17.5 inch generic library boards, formerly from the Bund archives with stamps to this effect in Russian on the front endpaper and the front page of the first issue. Each issue is 4 to 6 pages in length, with different types of paper used for various issues; some are evenly toned while others remain white and supple. Very good. Lenin saw Vpered as a continuation of Iskra; he was a primary editor and his contributions are to be found throughout. Text is in Russian with the occasional citation in French.

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Berlin, November 1905. - 2 SS. Qu.-schmal-4to. Saubere Niederschriften seiner sechs Lieder „Wer weiß ob wir uns wiedersehn?" (9 Takte), „Wer nicht liebt Wein, Weib + Gesang" (4 Takte), „Denke Dir, mein Liebchen" (9 Zeilen), „Sitz ich in froher Zecher Kreise" (4 Takte), „Sei gegrüßt du mein schönes Sorrent" (5 Takte) und „Arbeit bringt Segen" (8 Zeilen), jeweils in zweizeiligem System und mit Angaben zur Entstehung sowie mit unterlegten Texten. – Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, ein Rand mit einem schmalen Montagestreifen und mittig vertikal gefaltet.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Fidus. - "Sturzwellen".

      . Zeichnung / Federzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, auf Papier, 1905/1906. Von Fidus. 11,5 x 20,0 cm (Darstellung) / 14 x 23 cm (Blatt) / 20 x 29 cm (Trägerkarton). Links unten in schwarzer Feder monogrammiert: "F". Unterhalb der Darstellung eigenhändig betitelt. Auf dem Trägerkarton Sammlernotiz in Bleistift: "Originalfederzeichnung (...) von Fidus". - Vorzeichnung zur 1906 in der Münchner Wochenzeitschrift "Jugend" (Nr. 11, Band 1) veröffentlichten Heliogravure. - Papier etwas gebräunt. Die Ecken leicht knickspurig. Original auf Trägerkarton montiert. Gut erhalten. Fidus (1868 Lübeck - 1948 Woltersdorf / Berlin). Eigentlich Hugo Höppener. Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Buchillustrator. Bedeutender Vertreter der reformerischen Jugendbewegung vor dem 2. Weltkrieg. Aus seiner naturreligiösen und lichtmystischen Haltung formte er einen spezifischen Jugendstil..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Die Schaubühne. Band 11 - 14 , 1915 - 1918 Hrsg. v. S. Jacobsohn.

      Athenäum Königstien,. Vollständiger Nachdruck der Jahrgänge 1905 - 1918 4 Bücher im Schuber 8°, Softcover/Paperback Gut erhaltenes Exemplar., K12767.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Garbo?s Signed Immigrant Photo Identification Card ? Returning to America from Sweden aboard the ship ?Kungsholm? to star in ?Ninotchka?

      "Partly Printed Document Signed ?Greta Garbo,? 5? x 3? card. Black and white bust photograph, 1.5? x 2? stapled to front of card to the right of Garbo?s signature. Garbo identification filled out in type: Surname ?GARBO? Given Name ?Greta Lovisa? Country of Birth ?Sweden? Date of Birth ?Sept. 18, 1905? Nationality ?Swedish? Color of Eyes ""Blue? Arrival information filled out and signed in red ink by the Immigrant Inspector at the Port of New York: Port of Arrival ?New York? Steamship ?Kungsholm? Date Admitted ?10/7/38? Status of Admission ?N.Q 4-B Immigrant.? Stamped ?Consular Service.? ?Department of State / of / The United States of America? printed on verso. Filled out in type. ?American Consulate General Stockholm, Sweden September 20, 1938 ... Visa No. 8 Swedish ?" Section 4 (b)...? Signed by U.S. Consul General Hallett Johnson. Garbo kept her signed ?Immigrant Identification Card? in a 6.5? x 3.75? lightweight airmail envelope upon which she penciled ?EMIGRATION CARD?. The envelope is present. ?The New York Times? reported her arrival in New York, in part, ?Greta Garbo, the Swedish film actress, returned yesterday on the liner Kungsholm from Europe, where she spent the Summer. She said she did not know what plans Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer had, but she understood her next film would have a Russian theme and that later she would do a picture based in the Curie family ...? Garbo?s next film did have a Russian theme. She played the title role in the romantic comedy, ?Ninotchka,? produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch, which premiered in Hollywood on October 6, 1939. The ?Los Angeles Times? film critic Edwin Schallert headlined his review ?Lubitsch and Garbo Victorious.? For her performance, her first comedy, Garbo was nominated for her third and last Academy Award for Best Actress. Garbo's first talking film was 1930s ?Anna Christie.? Posters advertised ""Garbo talks!"" For ?Ninotchka,? posters advertised ?Garbo laughs!? In essence, this is also a signed photograph, notoriously rare, and only a few genuine examples are known. From the Estate of Greta Garbo."

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        The Land of the Blessed Virgin Sketches and Impressions of Andalusia

      London: William Heinemann,, 1905. Octavo. Original japon backed blue boards, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Lithographic frontispiece. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Title page with embossed "Presentation Copy" stamp. Binding lightly rubbed and marked, free endpapers tanned, contents foxed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first binding variant.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Land of the Blessed Virgin

      London: William Heinemann. 1905. First. First edition (Stott's binding "variant i"). Quarter Japanese vellum and blue papercovered boards gilt. Contemporary owner's signature and a clipping of a contemporary review laid in, corners bumped, some foxing on the spine, about very good. One of 1250 copies. Despite some small flaws, a much nicer than usual copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Bénédictine de l'ancienne abbaye de Fécamp

      Rouen, Le Cerf & fils 1905 - Grand in-folio, pleine percaline verte illustrée, tête rouge, 48 pp Belle exemplaire de cette somptueuse plaquette à la gloire de la bénédictine de l'abbaye de Fécamp Nombreuses illustrations photographiques en noir dans le texte et hors texte

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gastéréa]
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        THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES in THE STRAND MAGAZINE

      1905. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. In: The Strand Magazine, Vols XXVI, XXVII & XXVIII [3 volumes]. London: George Newnes, 1903-1904. Original light blue cloth decorated in black and gilt. First English Appearances of these thirteen further adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Doyle had killed off Holmes at Reichenbach Falls in 1893 (in "The Final Problem"), and for a decade resisted everyone's pleas to bring him back (THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, published in 1902, was written as a "posthumous memoir," and thus avoided Holmes's resurrection). However, in 1903 Doyle could not resist Collier's Magazine's offer from America of $45,000 for thirteen tales -- replying on a postcard simply "Very well. A.C.D.". Thus the first of these cases, "The Adventure of the Empty House," published in Collier's in September 1903 and in The Strand a month later, officially brought Holmes back from the supposed dead. Also included in this collection are some of the best-loved Holmes adventures, such as those of "The Dancing Men," "The Solitary Cyclist," "The Six Napoleons," "The Abbey Grange" and "The Second Stain."~The thirteen cases, each with a full-page frontispiece and several smaller illustrations by Sidney Paget, appeared monthly in The Strand issues of October 1903 through September 1904 plus the last in December 1904 (these three six-month volumes contain the monthly issues July 1903 through December 1904). They then were published in book form in 1905 -- by McClure Phillips in February and by George Newnes (of The Strand) in March.~The three volumes are in near-fine condition: the spines are slightly darkened but there is very little external soil or wear, and remarkably the original endpapers of these hefty volumes remain intact. See Green & Gibson A29.

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        Rare Signed Photograph of Charmian and Jack London with a photograph of his ?Bedside Table? captioned by his wife

      "(1) Photograph Signed ?Charmian and? by Charmian London and ?Jack London? by her husband. Black and white gelatin silver print, 3.75? x 4.5?. Adequate contrast. Photographer?s imprint in lower right: ?Annie W. Brigman.? Mounting traces on verso. Fine condition. In the photograph, Charmian and Jack London, who married in 1905, appear to be looking at a map. They went on numerous trips together, including a 1907 cruise on their yacht ?Snark? to Hawaii and Australia. Photographer Anne Wardrope Brigman (1869-1950) married a sea captain in 1894 and accompanied her husband on several voyages to the South Seas. Brigman stopped traveling with her husband after 1900 and became active in the growing bohemian community of the San Francisco Bay area, becoming close friends with Jack and Charmian London. Brigman began photographing in 1902. From the J. Paul Getty Museum: ?Brigman was one of two original California members of the art photography group the Photo-Secession, founded by Alfred Stieglitz, and she was the only Western photographer to be made a Fellow of the group.? (2) Photograph with handwritten caption on verso by Charmian London: ?Jack?s bedside / table. / 1916.? Black and white, 4.75? x 3.75?. Affixed to a 5? x 4? card captioned in ink beneath image: ?Jack London?s Bedside Table ?" 1916.? A 3.5? x 1.25? portion of the mounting card has been cut out on verso revealing Mrs. London?s caption. Jack London?s ?Bedside Table? was on the sun-porch of a cottage in his ranch in Glen Ellen, California. He had purchased the 1,000 acre ranch on the eastern slope of Sonoma Mountain in 1905. London died November 22, 1916, the year of this photograph as identified by his wife, in a sleeping porch in a cottage on his ranch."

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        Skazki Puschkina. Skazka o care Saltane, o syne evo slavnom i mogucem bogatyre, knjaze Gvidone Saltanovic, i o prekrasnoj carevne Lebedi. Risunki I. Bilibina.

      Ekspedicija Zagotovlenija Gosudarstvennych Bumag 1905 - OHFt., 20 S., Quer. 2° mit 5 ganzseitigen farb. Illustrationen, farb. Titel u. Textillustrationen. Umschlag leicht berieben u. minimal abgegriffen. Bindung vom Umschlag getrennt. Innen in sehr gutem Zustand. Selten. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: ru [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        François le Champi. Couverture illustrée et 31 compositions par A. Robaudi, gravées au burin et à l'eau-forte par Henri Manesse.

      Léopold Carteret, Paris 1905 - Paris, Librairie Conquet, L. Carteret et Cie, 1905. 26,5 x 18 cm (R), grand in-8, XX - 184 pp., planches hors texte et gravures dans le texte, prospectus de l'édition relié in-fine, reliure de plein maroquin vert orné de compositions géométriques courant sur les plats et le dos, doublure, filets intérieur en encardrement, doré sur témoins, couvertures et dos (déchiré) conservés (reliure signée G. Decauville). L'un des 100 exemplaires de tête sur Japon, et parmi ceux-ci l'un des 70 contenant deux états des planches dont le tirage à part de toutes les illustrations avant la lettre (n° 42). Le tirage total est de 300 exemplaires. "Belle publication estimée. Robaudi a parfaitement rendu les scènes villageoises comme le côté spécialement sentimental du roman." (Carteret) Dos noirci, craquelure au mors supérieur, intérieur superbe. (MONOD, 10133 ; CARTERET, IV, 358) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget.

      London, George Newnes, Ltd. 1905 - OLWd.der Zeit, 403 S., 8° mit Goldprägung auf Vorderseite u. Rücken. Exemplar in gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erkenntnis Und Irrtum

      Verlag Von Johann Ambroius Barth, Leipzig 1905 - Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and design. Boards and edges slightly rubbed. Previous owners name on title page, small label on rear paste-down endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Asian carpets: XVI. and XVII. century designs from the Jaipur palaces &c., &c.: from materials supplied with the permission of H.H. the Maharaja of Jaipur and from other sources, with text by Colonel T.H. Hendley

      W. Griggs, London, 1905, Book Condition: Near Fine; 14.5 x 20 (50 cm) Loose sheets in six printed folders, in modern cloth-covered box. Near Fine condition.Illustrated by 150 plates (chromolithographs except for CI, a collotype), [7] key plates; GWO 1842. Complete. Stunning. [CSROT t1875].; 24; [25] pp.

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        Las Guerras con las Tribus Yaqui y Mayo del Estado de Sonora

      Mexico City: Tipografia del Departamento de Estado Mayor, 1905 342+ix with fold out map. Large Quarto (13" x 8 1/4") issued in original wrappers. First edition.There is an abundance of documentation concerning the history of indigenous populations of Mexico prior to the arrival of the Spaniards. These documents were constructed from information about the groups with whom the Spaniards had the most contact and focus on the life and governance of these groups. In comparison, relatively little is known of the hunters and gatherers that for most of the colonial period occupied a marginal position relative to the central political scheme. These peoples, located in the arid part of America, were relegated to colonization by religious missionary orders. The Spanish colonization machine with its array of bureaucrats and administrators was first established in the Mesoamerican region because of its geo-political importance as a central area for decision-making and development of the colonial society. What is commonly known as the Aztec Empire consisted of 38 provinces which paid tribute, and the Empire was, in reality, a rather loose confederation of city-states with different political systems and situations. This confederation of city-states encompassed many different ethnic groups and a diverse array of languages. The cities in the central region consisted of primarily Nahuatl and Otomi speaking populations. To the northeast were the Huastecos, Totonacas, and Mazatecos. To the southeast the Mixtecos, Zapotecos. To the south the Mayas. To the southeast the Tlapanecas and Cuitlatecas. To the west the Mazahuas and the Matlazincas. The consolidation of this confederation of cities and settlements by the Mexicans who exercised their hegemony over these varied peoples, created a class of leaders of which the Tlatoani or Supreme Lord, warriors, and functionaries were a part; a class of businessmen and traders, the pochtecas, who, at the time of the colonization, were beginning to enjoy increasing importance and privilege. The campesinos (or countrymen), whether Nahuatl, Zapotec, or Mixtec, continued their life at the margin of these city-states in their apogee. The campesinos or macehualtzin were all members of a community, with usufruct rights to the land where they established their home and an agricultural plot. The territorial space was called the calpulli or what we now know as indigenous communal area or settlement. This calpulli was characterized by a sociopolitical organization based on a definition of territory, barrio or sometimes kinship. The Spanish colonization produced a phenomenon that on one hand tended to blur the cultural differences of the ethnic groups, while on the other contributing to the persistence of the same groups. These managed to retain their own identities yet with a colonial overlay that gave them an identity imposed by the colonizer (religious, or subjects to the king, mine of hacienda workers. etc.). With independence the indigenous peoples acquired the same liberties and rights as other segments of the population. Nevertheless, in many cases they were still subject to special laws and rules that kept them in a marginal and inferior situation relative to the white mestizo population. With the expansion of the agricultural and livestock frontier, and the development of capitalist relations of production in the field (salaried labor, production of commercial crops, capital investments in agrarian property, and the growth of infrastructure in the rural areas) the indigenous populations suffered a massive despoiling and appropriation of their territories, and many of them were exiled or resettled in less hospitable areas. This was the origin of the emergence of the great latifundios and haciendas, that established themselves in the territories belonging to the indigenous people and in which the indigenous populations were incorporated in systems of servants or clientage (peones acacillados). The exploitation of indigenous labor and the takeover of their lands generated conflict which erupted in the caste wars such as the Yaqui War in Sonora, or the Caste War in Yucatan in the Nineteenth Century, and which eventually culminated in the Revolution of 1910. Francisco del Paso y Troncoso has gathered the documentation starting in the colonial period in 1529 to 1902 to present the history of these wars of the Yaqui and Maya.Condition:spine taped and ends chipped, corners chipped, detached from spine, pages age darkened else a good copy of a very scarce title.

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        The Writings

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1905. Collected and edited with a life and introduction by Albert Henry Smyth. 10 volumes, octavo (229 × 151 mm). Recent dark brown morocco, titles to spine gilt, burgundy and green morocco labels, gilt centre tool to spines separated by raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece to each volume. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set which includes a comprehensive introduction to his works by Albert Henry Smyth covering Franklin's manuscripts, printed editions, works, philosophical, political and economical works, satires and bagatelles, and his correspondence.

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        "Queensland in a Bathing Machine"; Victorian die-cut card

      England:. ca. 1905.. Very good condition. Die-cut Queensland greeting card in the shape of a bathing machine, illustrated with a young woman peeking out of the door in her striped bathing costume. The "bathing machine" was a rolling wooden cart with doors at each end which allowed women bathers to change into their bathing suits without having to be seen walking across the beach, as the machines were towed in to the water by horse. The lady bather, thus modestly hidden from male view as she swam, would signal that she was ready to have the wagon pulled back in by raising a small flag on the roof of the bathing machine! Gender segregation at beaches in England did not end until 1901; by the 1920s only the elderly were still using the bathing machines. Inside the card is a folding sheet of Queensland photographic views, including: North Coast line; Spring Bluff Station, Toowoomba; Clearing Forest Timber; Canefield, Nth Coast Ry; Minto Crag; Caboolture Bridge; Cattle at Grand Chester; Old Water Wheel, Mt. Tambourine; Ruthven St., Toowoomba; Surprise Creek Cairns Ry; Wallangara Station Border of NSW; and Bourbong St. Bundaberg. The die cut card illustrated on both sides with the bathing machine, and with an attached gift label, from "Auntie and Uncle to Gladys, wishing you a Happy New Year". Printed in England, Reg. Design 534826. Card measures 4 x 3", with folding views sheet 3 x 14".

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        Rip Van Winkle

      London: William Heinemann,, 1905. Quarto (250 x 183 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial title block to front board gilt, inner dentelles gilt, burgundy endpapers, all edges gilt. With 51 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues, bound in at the back. Occasional foxing to pages, an excellent copy finely bound. First Rackham Edition.

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        A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth

      New York: Baker & Taylor, 1905. hardcover. fine. Full page black & white illustrations by George Alfred Williams. Tall 8vo, rubricated title, pages bordered with red lines. Handsomely rebound in 3/4 burgundy morocco, marbled boards, t.e.g. New York: Baker & Taylor, (1905). Fine.

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        Story of the Tweed. folio ltd ed

      James Nisbet and Company, Limited, 1905, - MAXWELL, The Right Honourable Sir Herbert. The Story of the Tweed. With Illustrations by D. Y. Cameron. L: James Nisbet and Company, Limited, 1905. Pp. 270. With twenty full sized engravings complete with captioned tissue guards and one small illustration to title page. Folio, olive green cloth, gilt lettering and Celtic decoration to front and spine, in blind Celtic design borders to front, t. e. g. The Contents: I. From Tweed's Well to Drummelzier; II. From Biggarfoot to Ettrick Water; III. Ettrick and Yarrow; IV. Abbotsford, Melrose, and Eildon; V. From Lauderdale to Dryburgh; VI. From Mertoun to Kelso; VII. Teviotdale and Borthwick Water; VIII. From Slitrig to Jed Water; IX. Jedburgh; X. From Kalemouth to Coldstream; XI. Norham Castle and Whitadder; XII. Berwick-on-Tweed; XIII. Tweedside Angling. The Plates: Tweed's Well (title page); Near Tweedshaws; Tweedsmuir; Neidpath; Traquair House; Oakwood Tower; St. Mary's Loch; Newark; Melrose; Eildon Hills; Dryburgh; Kelso; Vale of Manor; Tweed at Newstead; Jedurgh Abbey; Coldstream; Flodden, Norham; The Tweed above Berwick; Berwick-on-Tweed; Tweed's Mouth. All crisp and bright. A very nice collection. A series of short sketches illustrated with engravings depicting the breathtaking beauty to be found in the Scottish landscape along the Tweed. This edition is limited to 375 copies. Spine sunned to brown, a few small brown splotches, ends bumped with some light wear, faint browning to edges, quarter-inch spot to front, rear cloth rubbed, corners gently bumped, an offsetting of two of the plates affecting p. 74 and p. 211, else a very nice copy indeed. 1,200.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Thomas Carlyle's Works the Standard Edition in 18 Volumes. Complete set

      Chapman & Hall, London, 1905, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Very dark blue (almost black) buckram covers with gilt titles on spine and gilt "Thomas Carlyle" on fronts. Rough cut page fore and bottom edges. Frontispieces with tissue guards, some internal illustrations. c 1905-06. Age spotting to endpapers and edges and occasional light toning to internal pages. Slight surface rubbing to covers and spines look more dark brown than dark blue, but no chips or tears to cloth. Inked text to top of back blank free endpaper of vol 10, creasing and one small tear to bottom corner of front endpapers of vol 8, small hole in margin of last 15 pages of vol 3 (no loss of text). Pages clean and tight, hinges have no cracks or tears. Typical volume is 600-800pp. Lovely set. Overweight (approx 20kg unpacked). Titles are : The French Revolution; The Life of Schiller and of Sterling; Past & Present, Latter-Day Pamphlets etc; Sartor esartus and on Heroes etc; Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (volumes I, II, II); Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship & Travels; Tales by Museus Tieck Richter, Oliver Cromwell's Letters & Speeches (volumes I, II, II); History of Frederick the Great (volume I, II, III, IV, V, VI); Numerous extra pictures available. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Sydney.

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        The self-interpreting Bible, with commentaries, references, harmony of the gospels and the helps needed to understand and teach the text, illustrated and explained by over four hundred photographs showing the places of Bible event as ... (Truncated)

      Boston ; J.Q. Adams, 1905, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFull Book Title: The self-interpreting Bible, with commentaries, references, harmony of the gospels and the helps needed to understand and teach the text, illustrated and explained by over four hundred photographs showing the places of Bible event as they appear to-dayVery good copies all in the original gilt-blocked leather over matching buckram boards. Professionally re-cased with the original spines laid back; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Complete in 4 volumes. Related names: Lee, James Wideman (1849-1919). Cooke, Henry (1788-1868). Brown, John (1722-1787). Bain, Robert Edward Mather (1858-1932). Description: 4 v. col. fronts., illus., plates (part col.) maps (1 fold.) 30 x 24 cm. Subjects: Bible - Commentaries. Bible - Dictionaries.

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        The Land of the Blessed Virgin

      London: William Heinemann. 1905. First. First edition (Stott's binding "variant i"). Quarter Japanese vellum and blue papercovered boards gilt. Contemporary owner's signature and a clipping of a contemporary review laid in, corners bumped, some foxing on the spine, about very good. One of 1250 copies. Despite some small flaws, a much nicer than usual copy. .

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        Tokyo Meisho Shashincho [Photograph Album of Famous Sites in Tokyo]

      Tokyo: Np, ca. 1905-1910. Hardcover. Orig. brown boards. Very good in fine recent cloth case with Japanese style bone ties/No Dust Jacket. 12 x 9.5 cm. Accordion fold album, 64 subtly colored or tinted photographs, each with caption in English and Japanese, depicting notable sites in Tokyo -- Yoshiwara, Ueno Buddha, Hibiya Park, the University of Tokyo et al. An untitled album with no publishing information within, save for previous owner title in Japanese. Photographs fresh and bright.

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        The Percy Folio of Old English Ballads and Romances Vol I-IV

      London: At the De La More Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1905. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1905 Limited edition HArd cover blue board tan cloth on spine Book good No jacket No PO marks Dr. thomas Percy edition #196 of 300 copies 12th-17th century poetry ballads and romances Pages edges soiled water spot on 2 covers and first few pages of Vol IV Book plate and signature in each book 13lb Does your local University have a copy?; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall .

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        Evocations.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1905 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1905, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en plein maroquin menthe, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré, couvertures conservées (premier plat comportant une petite restauration marginale en pied), tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à ". notre chère bonne "mère à toutes" Renée Vivien." Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Edinburgh Stereoscopic Atlas of Anatomy.

      The Caxton Publishing Company, London, 1905.00, Hardback, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: None4to, Complete in five boxes. A series of stereoscopic views illustrating human anatomy, each view having accompanying text, each of the images and its the text being mounted on one sheet of card. The visual teaching aid of their day. Condition Notes: As is ,

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        The Novels

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1905. 10 volumes, octavo (201 × 135 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, burgundy and green morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, tan cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Boards just a little marked, spines slightly sunned, an excellent set. 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. A particularly attractive set.

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        Lieti Meriggi.

      Milano, Ditta Giovanni Gussoni, ca. 1905.. 2 Bll. mit 3 (2 farbigen) Illustrationen, 4 chromolithograph. Bll. mit beweglichen Abbildungen. OHLwd. mit chromolithograph. Abbildung auf Vorderdeckel. 25,7 x 19,2 cm.. Über KVK kein Exemplar in italienischen und internationalen Bibliotheken lokalisierbar; der Verleger Giovanni Gussoni stellte seinen Betrieb 1907 ein, das hier vorliegende bewegliche Bilderbuch dürfte eines seiner letzten Verlagsprodukte gewesen sein (vgl. Caccia, Editori a Milano, p. 165). - Das Bilderbuch in der Art Meggendorfers zeigt Tiere auf dem Bauernhof, die vier Tafeln mit den beweglichen Teilen im Einzelnen: I.: Ein Pferd an der Krippe, dessen Kopf sich herunter bewegen kann und dann in Kontakt mit einem kleinen Hund tritt, der aus dem Stroh auftaucht. - II. Schweine am Trog, zwei Ferkel lassen sich bewegen. - III. Ein Esel schlägt aus und befördert dabei ein Hund in die Höhe. - IV.: Eine Katze lauert hinter einem Verschlag und will auf eine Gruppe Küken springen, die wachsame Henne senkt sich dabei beschützend auf ihren Nachwuchs. - Rosa Massara De Capitani (1869-1925) ist als Mailänder Dialektdichterin und Librettistin in Erscheinung getreten. - Tls. an den Rändern etwas angestaubt. Recht gutes Exemplar, die beweglichen Tafeln alle funktionsfähig und ohne Verluste.

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        Atlas der menschlichen Blutzellen. Erste und Zweite Lieferung. + Supplement-Band. Erste - Dritte Lieferung. (all. publ.)

      - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1905-1912, 8°, VI, 82, (1); XIV pp., pp.83-571; (4), 36 pp.; IV, pp.37-131; X, pp.132-240, 43 farblith. Quart- und Foliotafeln, feinen Halbleinenbänden. Erste Ausgabe! - "Mit Abschluß des nun fertiggestellten dritten Supplementheftes [beschließe ich endgültig und übergebe der Öffentlichkeit ein Werk (in 43 Tafeln und 75 Gruppenbildern aus 50 verschiedenen Krankheitsfällen), an dem ich nunmehr seit über 12 Jahren (seit 1899) unausgesetzt geschafft und gefördert habe." - Obwohl also ursprünglich eigentlich in erster Linie ein didaktisches Werk geplant war, wandelte dieses sich doch mit der Zeit sehr bald mehr und mehr zu einer fast überwiegend wissenschaftlich monographischen Untersuchung um. - Wer nun diesen z. T. doch ganz neuen Feststellungen, der morphologischen Hämatologie genügendes Interesse entgegenbringt, daß er die Mühe nicht scheut, den vielfach irrenden Entwicklungsgang dieses Forschungszweiges in seiner Genese per aspera an der Hand des Autors mitzudurchlaufen und sich in die Entwicklung der Gesetze der Blutzellgenese liebevoll zu vertiefen, der wird bald erkennen, daß schließlich allein die von uns zuerst vertretene und in diesem Werk abbildlich belegte Auffassung von der Zellgenese (genetische Beurteillungsmethode der Morphologie) der Blutzellen," nämlich die Lehre von der Unterscheidung zwischen Alterung und artlicher Entwicklung im allgemeinen, von Altersformen und Zeichen artlicher Differenzzierung im besonderen, nicht nur wohl begründet, sondern zurzeit wohl auch die einzige ist, die imstande ist, jede pathologische Zellform ohne Willkür restlos und befriedigend auf ihren jeweiligen normalen, behinderten oder aberrativen Entwicklungszustand und genetischen Wert hier zu erklären, und so in der Fülle der Gesichte zurechtzuweisen. Nur diese unsere Lehre von der Interferenz der Alterung mit der Differenzierung, nach der jeder morphologische Entwicklungszustand der Zelle das Produkt und die Resultante zweier koeffektiver Faktoren, eben der phyletisch-zellartlichen Differenzierung und der cytoindividuellen ontogenetischen Alterung ist, ferner die Anschauung, daß die artliche Entwicklung ihrerseits wieder analytisch in eine heteroplastische und eine homoplastisch proliferative Modalität zu zerlegen ist (derart, daß in allen Zellstämmen mindestens zwei selbständig alterungsfähige Generationen unterschieden werden müssen), nur diese Lehre und cytogenetische Auffassung ermöglicht es, mit absoluter Sicherheit jede irgendwie aufstoßende Zellform in deskriptiver Hinsicht genauestens zu bestimmen. - Die Richtigkeit unserer Auffassung wird über kurz oder lang sicherlich bestätigt werden und die von uns zuerst festgestellte Kenntnis der wahren morphologischen und genetischen Verhältnisse, soweit sie mit unseren jetzigen bloß deskriptiven Methoden überhaupt zu ergründen ist, wird sich durchringen, nur werden andere, die selbst dabei weniger forschend voranzugehen als unsere Ergebnisse nachzuprüfen haben, diese unsere Lehren alsdann in knapperer und konzentrierterer Form vortragen, kommentieren und propagieren können." A. Pappenheim, Vorrede zum Ergänzungsband und Schlußworte zum Gesamtwerk des Atlasses - - First Edition, bound with all original installments wrappers! - Artur Pappenheim (1870-1916) "One of the leaders in modern haematology, Pappenheim improved the methods of staining of blood cells" initially studied mathematics and philosophy, but his focus later turned to medicine, and in 1895 received his degree from the University of Berlin. Subsequently he became an assistant to Joseph von Mering at the University of Halle, and afterwards worked under neurologist Ludwig Lichtheim in Königsberg. Later he was an assistant to dermatologist Paul Gerson Unna in Hamburg and to internist Ernst Viktor von Leyden in Berlin. In 1912 he obtained the title of professor. - Pappenheim established and published Folia haematologica, a journal dedicated to hematology. He was the author of several books, and . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Voyage of the "Discovery" - Complete in Two Volumes (With the Original [Scarce] Folding Maps (One in Each Volume) Tipped in to Back Panel Pockets)

      Smith & Elder, London, 1905, Hardback, First EditionPublisher's navy cloth, very good. Professionally rebacked and strengthened with new endpapers. Spines gilt titled with raised armorial type designs to the front panels. Scans and additional bibliographic data on request. ; 0 pages; 260 full page and smaller illustrations by Dr. E. A. Wilson and other members of the expedition, photogravure frontispieces, 12 coloured plates in facsimile from Dr. Wilson's sketches, panoramas, and maps etc.

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        The Garden of Allah

      Frederick A. Stokes New York (1905) - Probable First American Edition, with "This edition published in January, 1905" statement at copyright page. The book was first published in England in 1904 and different American printings, including the 1907 illustrated Stokes edition and the contemporary Grosset and Dunlap photoplay edition have been erroneously designated as the first American printing by previous cataloguers. This copy, with a January 1905 printing statement seems the most probable to hold the true mantle of 'First American Edition'. This copy remarkable for retaining the original printed publisher's dustjacket, with press copy by such English journals as the Daily Mirror and Punch at front panel. Rear panel advertised Hichen's three previous works, The Woman with the Fan, Felix, and Tongues of Conscience. When first published, this exciting tale of adventure in which a young English woman travels alone in the Sahara Desert was regarded as a titillating piece of literature. The Garden of Allah was the basis for three films. The first two were silent films, a 1916 production and the 1927 MGM production directed by Rex Ingram. The third was an Academy Award winner produced by David O. Selznick in 1936 and starring Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, and Basil Rathbone. Very Good, some dampstaining to lower edge of covers, in dustjacket with centimeter deep chipping at lower spine end, closed tears at lower flap edges, chipping along top edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Entrando en Fuego: Trabajos literarios

      - [PRIMERA EDICION].- Segovia: Imp. del Diario de Avisos, 1905.- VIII,46 p., [3 h., dos de ellas en blanco]; 8º (17,5 cm.); Enc. en Plena Piel Chagrén, lomo dorado, cinco nervios, estuche.- Al final hojas en blanco que el encuadernador añadió para darle al librito mayor cuerpo. La portada con una mínima restauración en el margen interno. PRIMER LIBRO ESCRITO POR RAMON GOMEZ DE LA SERNA, EDITADO CUANDO TENIA LA EDAD DE 17 AÑOS. UNA VERDADERA JOYA LITERARIA. RARISIMO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Newport, Our Social Capital

      Lippincott, London, 1905, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionVAN RENSSELAER, MRS. JOHN KING. Newport, Our Social Capital, Philadelphia and London: Lippincott, 1905. Heavy quarto, copy No. 131 of 347, pp. 401, color frontis, photo plates, quarter-bound brown cloth boards recently rebacked, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and nautical-themed heraldic decoration inside gilt border on upper panel, 2 maps in rear pocket, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Except for the watercolor frontispiece, the illustrations are drawn tritone headpieces and insets, photogravures and halftones of a very high quality for their era. Indeed no expense was spared anywhere in this book, which uses heavy linen stock throughout and tissue guards for the illustrations. Although the extensive illustration dwells lovingly on the luxury of Newport, Mrs. Van Rensselaer's subject matter is actually local history and Newport's role in American history. The maps measure about 22x11 inches and 20x25 inches. Condition of this book: Boards discolored in small areas and rubbed at extremities, very sound. Gift inscription penciled onto free front endpaper, leaves clean and tight, images fine. Maps near fine with small areas of toning at the creases of the larger map. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Quarto. 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: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 1900-1920; History. Inventory No: 52012.

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