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        Eigenhändig geschriebene Postkarte. Mit Unterschrift 14.9.05

      1905.. 9,5x14 cm. (wohlerhalten). Auflage:0. Christian Otto Josef Wolfgang Morgenstern (* 6. Mai 1871 in München; + 31. März 1914 in Meran, Villa Helioburg, Untermais), deutscher Dichter, Schriftsteller und Übersetzer. Postkarte adressiert an Knut Schindler, Kapellmeister: "Lieber Herr Schindler, Wollen Sie mich morgen gegen 1 Uhr im Büro antelephonieren? Ich freue mich sehr darauf, Sie wiederzusehen! Ihr Chr. Morgenstern" Kurt Schindler (*17. Februar, +16. November 1935,) deutscher Komponist und Dirigent.

      [Bookseller: AEGIS Buch - und Kunstantiquariat Einzel]
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        Annales de la société Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Tomes 1 à 9.

      A.Jullien 1905/1913, Genève, - reliure de l?éditeur, toile bleue, titre et ornement dorés. Belle série, tirée sur beau papier, en excellent état.Dans le tome 1. on trouve quelques documents sur la condamnation et la censure de l'Emile et des lettres écrites de la Montagne. Des pages inédites de J.-J.R. sur les femmes, l'éloquence, un ménage, Dieu, etc. Tome 3. Tolstoï continuateur de Rousseau, etc. Des pages inédites. Tome IX, des lettres inédites et dispersées de J.-J.R. Tome IV, les confessions, du livre I au livre IV, les ébauches, le manuscrit Moulrou, etc.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        OLD FOLKESTONE FROM COPT ROCKS. A view from the east looking west at the East Head at sunset with the buildings on the Stade shown in silhouette, and the masts of shipping and funnels of steamers in the harbour, with the Pavilion Hotel, and parish church on the cliffs behind. The tower of St Peters church on East cliff on the right. SIGNED IN THE FOREGROUND C. R. '05 Titled on rear by the artists in faint ink.

      1905 - Original oil painting on Winsor and Newton Canvas Board. 14.5 inches x 5 inches, framed in an attractive walnut and inlayed frame with gold slip within. A charming and peaceful evening scene,well and confidently executed by a professional hand. The funnels shown alongside the east head are

      [Bookseller: Marrins Bookshop]
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        KIPPS The Story of a Simple Soul

      Macmillan 1905 - First edition. Original green cloth titled in gilt with decorations in blind. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the front half title to fellow author. W.W. Jacobs, "To W.W. Jacobs from H.G. Wells" A very good copy with some wear to the edges of the spine and foxing to the preliminary pages. William Wymark Jacobs (1863-1943), author of novels and short stories, wrote in a number of genres, including seafaring yarns, but is best known for his supernatural thrillers such as The Monkey's Paw. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Madame Desrouchier et son chien

      Paris: Gustave Pellet, 1905-1911. Drypoint. 200 x 150 mm. One of 4 impressions on vellum, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. With the red stamp of the publisher, Gustave Pellet (Lugt. 1193). Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire, Tome 13, 1965, no. 176. A. 417. E300.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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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. Minor darkening to the edges, owners name to recto of advertisement leaf, a few minor marks. Binding fine. Illustrated by the author. First Edition, First Printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Value of Simplicity

      Boston: H. M. Caldwell Company, 1905 VERY RARE - Full-Leather binding, gilt title, 1905 First Edition. Foreward by Julia Ward Howe. No marks or names. Light wine-colored page-edge moisture-staining adds 'interest' to the cream-colored pink floral-decorated pages. Leather cover is 'aged' and stained (see photo).. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Bob's Books of Oxford]
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        Wiener Kochbuch. Das kleinste Kochbuch der Welt. Enthält über 100 praktisch erprobte Recepte.

      Ohne Orts- und Verlagsangabe, wohl Wien, o. J. (ca. 1905).. 136 S. 24x21 mm, Silbereinband der Zeit.. Jugendstil-Silbereinband mit Blumenrelief auf dem vorderen Deckel, Schließe und Halsketten, eine Öse am hinteren Deckel. - Weiss 4184: "Eines der wenigen Miniaturkochbücher...". Leichtere Oxidationsspuren, im Gelenk etwas schwerer gängig, schwach berieben, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        "There could I have him now..." from The Story of King Lear

      Original art. Watercolor. Image matted to approximately 13.75" x 20". Framed and glazed. Signed in the lower left "T.H. Robinson." Art has shifted slightly in the frame, else fine. An illustration from The Story of King Lear (1905). A large and striking color illustration. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      St. Petersburg: The Red Cross. 1905. First. Tall octavo. Printed wrappers. Color lithographs by M.P. Solovev. Beautifully illustrated Russian epic retold by Tolstoy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Golden Pool. A Story of a Forgotten Mine.

      London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1905 - Octavo. Original decoration and titles to upper board in black and cream, titles to spine gilt, patterned endpapers. The map with repairs at the folds and support where it meets the text block, contents a little shaken, bookseller's stamp to the front pastedown, spine faded tips lightly rubbed. Folding map at front. First edition, first impression. With the bookplate of the great mystery collector Adrian Goldstone to the front pastedown. Freeman's scarce first novel. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Voyage of the Discovery

      London: John Murray 1905, John Murray ReIssue of the 2nd Smith Elder Impression with cancel title pages ca1916. () xix,[1],556;xii,508pp. Very good. Octavo in original blue cloth, uncut with 2 photogravure plates (frontispiece in each volume) colour plates, b&w plates from photos ( double-paged) and maps (2 folding in rear pockets), Spines slightly faded with minor shelf wear and name of previous owner on front free endpapers with his notes in pencil in margins and on endpapers. Wilfrid Whyte's copy. Rosove 286.A4; Spence 1048. Of the 2nd Smith, Elder Impression the consensus is that there were 1000 copies of which there were probably 500 copies bearing imprint of Smith, Elder and 500 with the John Murray Imprint. Scott's first Antarctic expedition in the ship "Discovery", originally conceived, promoted, launched by, and its leader chosen by Sir Clements Markham. It was the first expedition to do extensive land exploration on the continent and a furthest south by a sledge party that reached 82 16' S..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Voyage of the 'Discovery'

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1905. Two volumes, thick octavo, with illustrations and maps, folding charts in endpockets; very good copy with scattered foxing throughout; original blue cloth, gilt medallions on the boards, top edge gilt. Copiously illustrated record of the expedition. First trade edition. A good copy of the scarce official account of Scott's first expedition to the Antarctic, one of the classic works of exploration literature. This British Nation Antarctic Expedition of 1901-04 was primarily a scientific and surveying expedition aimed at placing the British Navy again at the forefront of Polar exploration. The expedition made the first in-depth exploration of Antarctica, and was of great importance to expeditions which followed. The first edition is scarce: reportedly only 1000 copies were printed.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Un Capitaine de quinze ans.

      - P., Hetzel, (1905). In 8 volume double, cartonnage polychrome, dos au phare, à un éléphant, titre dans l?éventail. Six hors texte en couleurs.

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        Works of Jules Verne: 10 Volume Limited Edition Set

      The National Alumni, New York and London - Published by National Alumni with no date, circa 1905-1912, and edited by Charles F. Horne. Olive green leatherette boards with cover and spine stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges deckled. 'Limited Edition' in gilt at spine heel. Complete 10 volume set 'Members Edition' limited to 750 copies. The Edition plate in Volume 1 is illustrated with purple irises with green leaves. Within the iris picture is a box which states: "This is to certify that the Members Edition of The Works of Jules Verne is limited to seven hundred and fifty numbered copies: and that this set is registered as number 248. It is signed by the registrar and stamped with a raised stamp that says National Alumni,1904". The page opposite states "This copy of the Works Of Jules Verne is registered in the name of T.W. Van MIDDLESWORTH". His initials are hand painted within a gold circle in gilt and blue -- Being a "members edition" each set must be personalized! The spine panels on each volume is separating or missing parts of the panel, usually to the crown, else VG. The interiors are unmarked with all plates and tissue guards with white to off-white colored pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SF & F Books]
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        Autour du Monde - Equarelles, Souvenira de Voyages

      Paris 1905 - 3 Volumes, oblong 4to. Original 1/4 leather with mottled boards. This is a bound collection of travel descriptions from around the world, beautifully illustrated by 596 color photographs. Areas depicted include Africa, Asia and Europe, with one small section on western Canada. Much on Egypt, and the Far East. A most interesting and attractive bound grouping of materials which appear to have been first issued in parts, each with 7 to 10 photos of an area. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: High Ridge Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Hakluyts Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and others

      Glasgow / New York: James MacLehose and Sons / Macmillan and Company. 1905 - 1907. Reprint. Octavo. Twenty volumes. Blue gilt, top edge gilt, fore-edges uncut. Fold-out maps. Near fine, with foxing to endpapers, some volumes light foxing throughout, and hinges to a few volumes cracking. An attractive early 20th Century edition of Purchas' detailed naval history. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ambrosio Martinez - San Juan

      Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. 1905. (Photograph) Very good. Ambrosio Martinez - San Juan. The North American Indian. Vol. 17 Portfolio 14, Plate 596. From Copyright Photograph 1905 by E. S. Curtis. Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge Mass. Original Photogravure on Vellum : 21 3 / 4" X 17 15 / 16"..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Almanach 1906 + Le Jésuitisme

      1905 - Ensemble manuscrit constitué d'un almanach et d'un feuillet complémentaire. L'almanach: Sa couverture représente une ode au vin signée Guiguet avec "croquis de François" (sans doute la même personne). La dernière page est une lettre au crayon demandant à sa soeur de le sortir de l'asile de Bron parce qu'il va mieux! Le feuillet complémentaire: Utopie économique écrite par un aliéné de l'Hôpital psychiatrique Saint-Anne. Il propose de remplacer dans le monde entier les billets de banque par des billets-actions et des billets-obligations-des Etats. Les salaires seront divisés en: "salaire de l'existence" (le minimum vital) et "salaire de la corporation" (rémunération du travail). Cette utopie est inspirée à l'auteur par "une vision de Jésus, verbe des travailleurs"; le "Jésuitisme" représenterait la doctrine de Jésus. Il est signé "Dr Abouchard dit Drevet, Christ-Dieu". On suppose que l'almanach et son supplément "le Jésuitisme" sont passés d'un (ou deux) aliéné de Sainte-Anne à un autre aliéné du Vinatier. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tales of The Fish Patrol ( Seven Tales of The Fish Patrol )

      The Youth's Companion, 1905 - Self Wrappers. Nearly Fine. 1st Ed., 1st Printing, 1st Appearancec. Published in 7 parts starting in February 1905, the book was published 7 months later in September of 1905. Small folio with minor seperation at some of the folds and light chipping, otherwise fine and bright with superior illustrations. In advance of the book publication by some months, these stories are of supreme California importance as they comprise "Jack London's First Set of Stories Set in his Home State" and his home port, San Francisco Bay. Filled with violence, greed, exploitation of San Francisco Bay resources, exclusion of the Chinese, slugging through bar rooms and the docks; this was the world of London's youth and formative years. Walker - Fiction of Jack London, Sisson, Woodbridge. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Return Of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Charles Raymond MacAuley

      New York: McClure, Phillips and Co. 1905. - FIRST EDITION, preceding the British Newnes edition. Octavo. Pp.381. Bound in original pictorial black cloth, blocked in colours. Owner inscription to flyleaf, very light edgewear, some rubbing to spine text. Very good indeed. With 13 illustrations throughout the text, including frontispiece with tissue guard. A collection of thirteen Holmes 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'). Green & Gibson [A29c] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        HISTORY OF EGYPT; Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia & Assyria; 13 vol. Set

      Grolier Society, London 1905 - No Date, Circa 1903/1906. DESCRIPTION: Teg, fore edge untrimmed; Paper Spine Lables. 13 color frontis' and over 12 hundred b/w plates, illustrations & photos. COMMENTS: Vols 1 thru 9 by Maspero; Vols 10-11-12 by Rapport; Vol 13 by King & Hall. CONDITION, BOOK: Some pages unopened at top corner of fore edge, vol 10 small bump to head. Very slight wear to bottom edges and a few very small scuffs. Weight 40 lbs. Extar Postage may be Required. Size: 8vo 9 x 6-1/4 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Land of the Blessed Virgin

      William Heinemann, London 1905 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      [Various places. ca. 1875-1905]. - Approximately 1100 pieces, both loose and in four albums. Most pieces pasted into albums. Albums are quarto and folio in size. Largest album lacking spine and front board; spine deteriorated on second album, leaves loose in both. Some light wear to leaves in all four albums, some heavier than others. Overall, the individual pieces are in very good condition. Large group of primarily American trade cards, advertisements, and other ephemeral printed items, most printed in chromolithographic full color. The collection spans a variety of printing firms, in various locales, including Boston, New York, New Bedford, Philadelphia, Buffalo, and others. In addition to chromos of flowers and other ornamental scenes, there are trade cards advertising a wide variety of products: corsets, soap, thread, medicines and remedies, early appliances and household goods, shoes, furniture, dry goods, cigars, and many more. Most of the advertisements and trade cards are aimed at a female audience, relying on the desires of the burgeoning Victorian middle class. Some show African Americans in extreme caricatures, notably a series of cards for cigars. A significant archive of ephemeral items, neatly collected and grouped.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Novels of Jane Austen - Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Pride and Prejudice (8 Volumes)

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Matched set in VERY GOOD CONDITION. Frontis has tissue guard intact, Top edges gilt, green cloth binding with deckled page edges. BINDING AND HINGES TIGHT. Ex-library with protective green spine covering over original spine covering, covers show corner wear and slight sunning. Mansfield Park (2 vol), Pride and Prejudice (2 vol) Sense and Sensibility (2 vol), Northanger Abbey (1 vol as issued) and Persuasion (1 vol as issued). WINCHESTER EDITION.. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        Kalemate Maknoune farsiye (Les Paroles cachees, en Persan), [Haft Vadi (Les Sept Vallees), Lawhe-Akdas (la Tres Sainte Tablette) and Lawhe-Hekmat (Sur la Sagesse)],

      Ernest Leroux, Paris 1905 - Traduction francaise par Hippolyte Dreyfus et M. Habib-Ullah Chirazi. 12mo. 116pp. Contemporary half pebbled cloth, marbled paper boards. Ex-library, with numbers on spine, bookplate on front pastedown and pocket on rear pastedown. Aside from this, a trace of wear to spine ends. The front preliminary blank has reattached; text block lightly browned at edges; else a very good copy. A very early, and probably the first French translation, of the works of the founder of the Baha'i faith, Baha'u'llah (1817-1892). Quite scarce. Lenard, Bibliographie du Ouvrages de Langue Francaise Mentionnant les Religions Babie ou Baha'aie (1844-1944), No. 1.19. In French. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels of a Naturalist in Northern Europe. Norway, 1871. Archangel, 1872. Petchora, 1875. 2 volume set

      London T. Fisher Unwin 1905. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket First Edition Brown/gilt hardback cloth cover 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xvi, 541pp. Coloured plates and other illustrations and 4 maps.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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      T. R. Dumas et fils editeur ca. 1905, Beyrouth, Syrie - Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Thick olive wood boards with carved Jerusalem Cross within carved & decorative color border on front cover. Also known as the Crusaders' Cross, it is a heraldic cross or Christian symbol consisting of a large Greek cross surrounded by four smaller Greek crosses, one in each quadrant. Black cloth spine. Beveled edges. Illustrated with twenty-four photochrom prints by T. R. Dumas in rich vibrant colors showing various scenery and monuments of the Holy Land such as Jaffa, Mount Zion, Jerusalem, St. Sepulcre, Pool of Ezechias, Tower of Antonia, Mosque of Omar, Mosque el Aska, Garden of Gethsemani, Mount of Olives, Tomb of the Virgin Mary, Jews at the Wailing Wall, Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity, Jordan, and others. All plates protected by tissue-guards. Photochrom printed on heavy card stock with gold-lettered captions in French & handwritten captions in English on lower margin. Some surface scratches and minor age wear on boards. Sheet with handwritten contact information of previous owner pasted on inside of front board. Wear to corners of card stock, some staining on card stock margins. Age toning, creasing and chipping to some tissue guards. Binding in very good, card stock and tissue-guards in good-, photochrom prints in very good to near fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Set of 27 Volumes.

      Treherne/Claflin 1905 - 27 uniformly bound volumes, printed by Neill of Edinburgh. 68 x 52 mm in original green boards lettered and decorated in gilt, decorated end papers, teg. Titus Adronicus, Measure for Measure, Love's Labour Lost, The Rape of Lucrece, Sonnets and Poems, A Winter's Tale, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Coriolanus, Timon of Athens, All's Well That Ends Well, Pericles, King Richard the Second, The Tragedy of King Richard the Third, Antony and Cleopatra, The Famous History of King Henry the Eighth, Troilus and Cressida, The Comedy of Errors, The Taming of the Shrew, Cymbeline, Hamlet, Venus and Adonis, The Life of King Henry the Fifth, King Henry the Fourth - Parts One and Two and King Henry the Sixth - Parts One, Two and Three. All in fine condition. We also have 12 volumes in identical format published a year earlier by Treherne alone - see our stock #12749. The two sets can be bought together - see our stock #12751. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      The Lakeside Press, Chicago 1905 - A fine, very clean and tight hardcover copy. Inscribed with the compliments of Thomas E. Donneley. No bumped corners. Small bookplate. Gold gilt to top edge, spine and cover are very bright. Pages are very clean. A very nice copy. = WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 34 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booklegger's Used Books ABAA]
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        Mines - Album 1905.

      Selbstverlag,, Paris, 1905 - Paris, Selbstverlag, (1905). Quer-8°. o. Pag. [10 Bll.] Illustr. OBrosch. In franz. Sprache. Nr.162 von 200 num. Expl. Mit eighd. Signatur des Herausgebers. - Leichte Gbrsp., etw. fingerfleckig. - Die gereimten Beiträgen zu den Lehrern und die dazugehörenden Illustrationen sind monogrammiert: "L.B.", "A. H. C. ", "L. R.", "E. V.", "D. C.", "H. R." und "R.". - Äußerst selten. - Tirage de 200 cent exemplaire. Extrem rare dans in un tres bonne condition. Französisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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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 - 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. Publisher'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. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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      - Date : 1905 Dimensions : 74x104cm Imp : Moullot Marseille Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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      - Date : 1905 Dimensions : 75x106cm Imp : P. VERCASSON PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        A Little Boy Lost.

      London: Duckworth 1905 - First. 201 pp. teg. nice decorated boards. Hardbound with a 2 pp ALS tipped in. front edge foxed slightly else nearly fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: riverrun bookshop]
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        Hakluyts Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and others

      Glasgow / New York: James MacLehose and Sons / Macmillan and Company. 1905 - 1907. Reprint. Octavo. Twenty volumes. Blue gilt, top edge gilt, fore-edges uncut. Fold-out maps. Near fine, with foxing to endpapers, some volumes light foxing throughout, and hinges to a few volumes cracking. An attractive early 20th Century edition of Purchas' detailed naval history. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Der Witz und Seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten

      Leipzig & Vienna: Franz Deuticke., 1905. Large octavo. Original pale green cloth, front and spine lettered in white, red top-stain, patterned endpapers. Tear in cloth at head of spine and chipping at tail, a little rubbing at corners, a few small marks to boards, interior clean and bright, a very good copy. First edition. Freud argues in this, one of his most famous works, that jokes happen when the conscious allows forbidden thoughts which society suppresses.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stenographic Report of the Commencement Exercises of the Washington Normal School No. 2, M Street High School, Armstrong Manual Training School at Convention Hall, Washington, D.C., Friday, June 16, 1905. Dr. Booker T. Washington -- the principal speaker of the evening

      Washington, DC: William H. Davis, Stenographer and Principal of Lincoln Temple Business College. (1905). First. 23 folio sheets, typed rectos only and bradbound into unprinted blue paper wraps. Three horizontal folds, tiny tears to the edges of the wrappers, a near fine set. A verbatim transcription of the commencement ceremony noting Rev. William V. Tunnell's invocation, and brief addresses by Hon. H.B.F. Macfarland, and Hon. W.S. Montgomery, the bulk of the transcript is dedicated to Washington's address (complete with notes on the audience's reaction with applause and laughter) and which appears from page five to midway through page 22. OCLC lists a transcription of the speech in another volume published in 1905 (two copies), but makes no mention of this stenographic record. A possibly unique artifact of a major Washington address. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Arbeiter-Wohnungen. Neue Folge. Ausgeführte Gebäude enthaltend Wohnungen von zwei und drei Zimmern mit Fassaden in farbiger Darstellung, Grundrissen, Schnitten und Details

      Konrad Wittwer (1905), Stuttgart - Sm. elephant folio (12" x 16 1/2"). 60 plates resting in original three-quarter cloth portfolio with string ties. Illustration and lettering in green on front cover, gold lettering on spine. Inside of boards in silk-moire. Title-page printed in red and green. Sixty detailed chromolithographs show the front of two and 3 bedroom homes as well as some larger apartment buildings of middle-class German workers in Stuttgart. Majority of plates accompanied by the ground plan of house depicted. Captions in German. Minor age wear and sunning on portfolio. Sporadic foxing and soiling to margins of some plates, not affecting image. Complete as issued, with chromolithographs in rich vibrant colors. Four-page fold-out "Perspektivisch quadrierte Kartons" by R. S. Enblom, laid-in. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dream Days

      Dodd, Mead and Co. New York [1905] - First Dodd, Mead Edition, previously published by John Lane. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Collection of childrenÕs fiction best known for its inclusion of, ÒThe Reluctant Dragon,Ó which served as the main element of a 1941 Disney feature film of the same name. Near Fine but for small paper residue from dustjacket to front cover, small sticker not fully removed from front free endpaper, in a Very Good dustjacket with light staining to front panel, edge chipping including inch by two inch chip top edge of rear panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Louis XI

      Ancienne Librairie Furne/Boivin & Cie, Paris 1905 - Spectacular colour plates with bright Gilt cover illustration, gold-blocked page edges. 1st Edition. Full Colour illustrations. One of a series of "Collection d'Albums Historiques". Original pictorial blue cloth, with worn edges and corners but a very acceptable copy. A large, attractive volume with superb full-page chromolithograph illustrations. First Edition of this magnificently illustrated history of the "Spider King" of France, who ruled from 1461 to 1483. The text is in the original French language. The format of this volume with the text leaves tipped onto stubs so that the spectacular plates are fully visible and the huge double-page plates are cinematic in their effect. Gold blocked page edges. 80 pages, frontispiece, 36 chromolithograph illustrations including 32 full-page and 4 double-page plates. Many of the illustrations overlay the text, and the leaves are all mounted on linen guards. A rare and beautiful book. 80 pages. Size: 12" x 14" (305mm x 356mm). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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