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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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        COLLECTION OF SCRAPBOOKS CONTAINING OVER A THOUSAND TRADING CARDS, ADVERTISEMENTS, AND OTHER EPHEMERAL CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC ITEMS, ALMOST ALL PRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY].

      [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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        Jerusalem

      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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Hawthorn Books]
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        INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM JOHNSON TO ROOSEVELT

      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]

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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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        AFFICHE : PLM CORSE AJACCIO - VIZZAVONA

      - Date : 1905 Dimensions : 74x104cm Imp : Moullot Marseille Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        AFFICHE : CETTE PLM « REINE DES PLAGES DE LA MEDITERRANEE »

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

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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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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        Records of the Family of Heape of Heape, Staley, Saddleworth, and Rochdale From Circa 1170 to 1905.

      Rochdale: Printed by James Clegg, 1905. - 4to. pp. xix, 380; maps, illustrations, folding pedigrees including large pedigree mounted on linen in rear pocket. Original full vellum, gilt, top edge gilt. Ex-Wigan public library with ink stamp to the verso of the title page and shelf mark on the spine otherwise Very Good. Privately printed for presentation to the family only; this copy bears a printed presentation slip showing it was presented to Wigan Public Library by Bernard Heape of Hale in 1935. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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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. .

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Print Matters]
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        The Birds of Tunisia: Being a History of the Birds Found in the Regency of Tunis [Two Volumes]

      R.H. Porter. Hardcover. London, 1905. 8vo, 294 + 410 pp., half morocco over green cloth. Contains fifteen hand-colored lithographic plates, four photographic plates and two folding maps. Gilt lettered spines, top edges gilt. A bright, near fine set with some scuffing to two morocco edges. One of 250 sets, initialed by the publisher. The best known work of the English-Sicilian ornithologist and sportsman Joseph Whitaker. He researched the work over a ten year period from 1894-1904. Some of Whitaker's collection of Tunisian birds still reside in the Natural History Museum, London. A beautifully produced set. Nissen 983; Anker 525. . Very Good. 1905. First Edition.

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        History of Homoeopathy and its Institutions in America Vols. 1-4

      LEWIS PUB. CO., NY & CHICAGO 1905 - Bright gold gilt on spines, leather spines & corners, marbled boards, endpages & fore edges, 4 raised ribs on spines, illustrated, good binding, clean bodies and unmarked texts. General shelf wear, vol. 4 spine leather looks to have maybe been in a damp area, vol. 1 has small chip in spine leather, vol. 3 front board edges has small chip in it, else, nice. Includes hundreds of portraits of heomoeopathic Doctors, Hospitals, etc., throughout the United States. DATE PUBLISHED: 1905 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        La Nouvelle Égypte.

      Paris, Librairie Universelle, s. d. [1905], - gd in-8° ; (3)-420 pp., 250 reprod. photographiques in-texte et 12 reprod. photographiques h.-t., demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, filets or, titre or, couvertures imp. cons., rel. mod., bel exemplaire. Lictenberger, p. 141. Lorin, 601. Tirage : l'un des 500 exemplaires de luxe tirés sur papier couché. Alexandrie, le Caire, Louxor, Karnak, Assouan, Kartoum, Fachoda, etc. First edition. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO: Being That Part of the Author's Series on The History of Mexico Covering the Period of the Spanish Conquest 1516-1803 - 3 Volume Set

      The Bancroft Company, New York - Three blue cloth hardcover volumes with pastedowns with titles on spines are in good condition except for some cracking inside binding hinges leaving threads of binding exposed. There is no date; circa 1905. More detail description below. These three volumes appear to have been published separately from the 39 volume set The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. In that 39 volume set, six were on the history of Mexico. The subtitle on these three volumes refer to the time period covered by volumes 9, 10, and 11. Volume I has front hinge just starting to crack, inside back cover more severely cracked with slight separation of board bottom half of back cover. Text block firmly intact. Corners of book are bumped, some rubbing and light soil, front cover has minor crease. 702 pages with preface and authorities quoted an additional 112 pages. Includes a foldout map of the New Spain of 1521. Contents indicate this volume covers 1516 - 1521. Volume II has long crack in front hinge more than one-half with slightly shaky front cover, inside back cover is just slightly cracked. Bumped corners and minor wear to binding. 790 pages with 14 pages of contents and a foldout map of New Spain during the Sixteenth Century. Covers 1521-1600. Volume III is near very good with good hinges, minimal wear to covers. 780 pages with 15 pages covering title page through contents. Period covered is 1601-1800. This volume does not have a foldout map but several smaller ones throughout text. Price for this three volume set includes US shipping and insurance. International shipping rate will be higher. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BRONCHO JOHN WRITES A LETTER OF HIS FIRST TRIP UP THE TRAIL AND SENDS COPIES OF WAR CREDENTIALS TO THEODORE ROOSEVELT, PRESIDENT OF ALL THE UNITED STATES

      Copyrighted by J. H. Sullivan, 1905., 1905. First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, 31 [1] pp., portrait of Broncho John. Sullivan tells of his life beginning at 12 years of age to travel "up-the-trail" and his many adventures along the way. He tells of a cattle drive that began in San Antonio, Texas and ended in Fremont, Nebraska. He was on the cattle drive for five months and two weeks and upon arrival in Fremont had more than 500 more cattle than when they started and about 300 more ponies. Herd 2197 says "Rare." Also included are copies of his war credentials from 1898 through 1901. A small, old water stain to bottom edge of front cover, moderate wear to the front and rear covers, with interior clean and a few pages exhibiting an old corner crease to top fore-corners of 3 pages, else a very good copy.

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        [Romanov] Photograph of Olga Nikolaevna Romanova and Xenia Alexandrovna

      St. Petersbourg. Newsky 20. 1905. Photograph mounted on a blind stamped paper board. Albumin photograph 13,5 x 10 cm. Board 18,5 x 13,5 cm. The photographers name and address blind stamped in the paper board. Nice condition.. A photograph of Olga Nikolaevna Romanova and Xenia Alexandrovna by the fashionable photographer Helene de Mrosovsky in St. Petersbourg. Olga was the daughter of Tsar Nicholaus II, and Xenia was the sister of the Tsar. Olga was murdered with most of her family in Yekaterinburg in 1918 by the bolsheviks. Xenia survived and fled to the west. The photo is signed by hand "Olga 1905". I have not been able to confirm that it is the signature of Olga Nikolaevna Romanova, but it is very probable

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        Das Rosenthor., Gedichte von Irene Forbes Mosse.

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1905 - 2 weiße Blätter, (VIII), 74 (10) Seiten mit gezeichnetem Titel, einer ganzseitigen (Titel-)Illustration, 74 sich teils wiederholende florale Satzspiegel-Bordüren sowie zwei Vignetten von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede. Erste Ausgabe. - Sarkowski 475. Neteler 120. Die Zeichnungen zu diesem Buche sind von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede. Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig druckten es in einer Auflage von 500 numerierten Exemplaren. Davon ist dieses No. '40'. * * *Der illustrierte Originalrücke wurde fachgerecht durch einen schlichten Leinenrücken ersetzt. Einband an den Rändern etwas berieben, Ecken teils bestoßen, sonst gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. "Eines der seltensten von Heinrich Vogeler illustrierten Bücher und des Insel-Verlages." (H&N, Aukt. 245 #254) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 650 18,5 x 12 cm, späterer dunkelgrüner Halbleinenband unter Verwendung der dunkelgrünen Original-Saffianleder-Einbanddeckel mit reicher Vordeckelvergoldung von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede, Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Das Rosenthor. Gedichte von Irene Forbes Mosse.

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1905.. 2 weiße Blätter, (VIII), 74 (10) Seiten mit gezeichnetem Titel, einer ganzseitigen (Titel-)Illustration, 74 sich teils wiederholende florale Satzspiegel-Bordüren sowie zwei Vignetten von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede. 18,5 x 12 cm, späterer dunkelgrüner Halbleinenband unter Verwendung der dunkelgrünen Original-Saffianleder-Einbanddeckel mit reicher Vordeckelvergoldung von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede, Kopfgoldschnitt.. Erste Ausgabe. - Sarkowski 475. Neteler 120. Die Zeichnungen zu diesem Buche sind von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede. Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig druckten es in einer Auflage von 500 numerierten Exemplaren. Davon ist dieses No. '40'. * * *Der illustrierte Originalrücke wurde fachgerecht durch einen schlichten Leinenrücken ersetzt. Einband an den Rändern etwas berieben, Ecken teils bestoßen, sonst gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. "Eines der seltensten von Heinrich Vogeler illustrierten Bücher und des Insel-Verlages." (H&N, Aukt. 245 #254)

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        THE LAND OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN (INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION)

      William Heinemann, London 1905 - A Very Good copy of Maugham's first travel book, documenting his experiences in Andalucia. Stott's binding variant (i) with wear at corners, but retaining original gilt titling on covers and with most pages unopened. Some light, scattered foxing and rear hinge starting. INSCRIBED by the author to noted book collector: "For Ingle Barr, this my early production W. Somerset Maugham." An uncommon book in any condition and rarely seen signed or inscribed. Additional images available upon request. Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        THE FANCY.

      - With a Prefatory Memoir and Notes by John Masefield and thirteen illustrations by Jack B. Yeats. Pp. [ii]+30+xxiv+88, frontispiece and 12 text or headpiece illustrations, the title page printed in red & black, glossary; f'cap. 8vo; printed grey paper wrappers with bevelled fore-edges, the backstrip slightly discoloured, edges a trifle rubbed and creased; fore and bottom edges uncut; upper hinge tender, a little light foxing; Elkin Matthews, London, 1905. First edition thus, first issue? (published at half-a-crown - the more common Satchel Series issue appearing in the same year at the increased price of one shilling). *From the library of Australian bibliophile Claude Prance, with his small book label above his pencilled signature on verso of upper wrapper. Originally published in 1820 under the pseudonym of Peter Corcoran (a famous boxer of the 1770s). John Hamilton Reynolds (1796-1852) is today best remembered as a close friend of Keats. His first volume of verse was published in 1814, and he initially devoted most of his time to literature and sport, but from about 1818 onwards (particularly after the death of Keats in 1820) he became more committed to his legal career. John Masefield, in his Introduction to this edition, notes that The Fancy was written shortly before Reynolds' marriage, and suggests that it can be viewed as 'his final parting with his youth, his poetry, and the forbidden delights of youth. Instead of going with his friends to talk art, or to watch boxing, he was to sit at home and play cribbage'. The glossary at the end of this volume is of sporting (and drinking) slang of the period, and defines The Fancy as 'Life preserved in spirit'.

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        FIGARO ILLUSTRE ANNEE ENTIERE 1905.

      FIGARO ILLUSTRE 1905 - R160132530: Année entière avec environ 28 pages par mois. Nombreuses illustrations et photos en couleurs, en noir et blanc ou bicolores dans le texte et hors texte. Texte sur plusieurs colonnes. 1ères de couvertures illustrées en couleurs. Quelques partitions de musiques en noir et blanc hors texte. Janv : ZIEM. Marchande de poissons à Marseille. Février : Portrait de Madame C. par Th. Chartran. La belle lurette et la bonne franquette. L'amie. Rosanie. Mars : La table. Le manger et le boire à travers les siècles. Avril : Paques. La croix du carrefour. Pages oubliées. Salon des indépendants. Mai : numéro spécial ALBUM AUTOGRAPHE. Les salons de 1905. Juin: numéro spécial LA RECLAME ET L'ART. La réclame. Une rivale. Juillet : L'homme au miracle. Le musée d'un chef de la sûreté. Léon Duval-Gozlan. Août: Les premières boucles d'oreilles. Monsieur courant d'air. Conseil tenu par les rats. Au pays des poupées. L'enfant. Septembre : La jeune fille au voile blanc. Les propos interrompus. Les lointaines idylles. Alphonse Lévy. Octobre : Fiancçailles en musique. Au salon d'automne. Les mannequinettes. Novembre : La chasse. Le lièvre et les grenouilles. Marina ou le terrible Haiduck. Chasses de l'ancienne France. Décembre: NOEL. Le dégel. Simple diction. La princesse minutie et le roi Floridor. Le démon Siroco, royaume brûlant. In-Folio Broché. Bon état. 1er plat abîmé. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 70.49-Presse illustrée, magazines, revues [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Iconografía De Las Ediciones Del Quijote De Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra. Reproducción En Facsímile De Las Portadas De 611 Ediciones Con Notas Bibliográficas Tomadas Directamente De Los Respectivos Ejemplares Del Año 1605 al 1905. Reunido y Ordenado (*)

      Henrich, Barcelona 1905 - (*) cronológicamente por Manuel Henrich. Precedido de un Homenaje á Cervantes, por los editores, Prólogo por J. Givanel. Génesis del Quijote, por Martínez Ruiz (Azorín). LXVpp. - 601 láminas con los facsímiles de las 611 ediciones. Más una lámina con el retrato de Cervantes. Encuadernación de época a media tela. Size: 3 Vols. En 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album with Forty-nine Original Photographs from a Voyage to Palermo and Naples, with Four Original Watercolours made during the Trip, and Numerous Ephemera, Including Dinner Menus, Advertising Leaflets, and Twenty-five Colour and Black and White Printed Postcards].

      1905 - 1905. Quarto (ca. 25x19,5 cm). 49 gelatin silver prints mounted on 30 stiff card leaves, including two large ones ca. 11,5x15,5 cm (4 ½ x 6 in); and the rest ca. 6x10 cm (2 ¼ x 4 in) or slightly smaller. With four original watercolours, including two larger ones, ca. 14x23 cm (5 ½ x 9 in), and two smaller ones, ca. 14x9 cm (5 ½ x 3 ½ in). With seven colour printed dinner menus of various sizes, two printed advertising leaflets, nine colour and fourteen black and white printed postcards. The majority of the images and printed materials are with period manuscript ink captions on the mounts. Period black half sheep album by "John J. Banks & Son" with cloth boards. Owner's gilt stamp on the front board "H.C.F. 1905". Album mildly rubbed and loosened at hinges, but overall a very good copy with a bright and interesting ephemera collection. Beautiful keepsake album from the 1905 cruise of a group of English tourists along the Mediterranean coast of the southern Italy. The travelling party left London on the January 13th on board RMS "Orizaba" of the Orient Pacific Line and proceeded to Naples via Plymouth and Marseilles. They spent over a month in Palermo and afterwards visited Pompeii and a famous Flavian Amphitheater in Pozzuoli, before leaving from Naples on board SS "Ormuz" in the end of March. Most likely the album was compiled by "Miss H. Fawkes": her name appears in the official printed list of passengers of RMS "Orizaba" mounted at the beginning of the album, and these initials coincide with the owner's gilt stamp on the front cover of the album. The majority of photographs show Palermo including its narrow streets and courtyards with laundry hanging out of the windows, old harbour with fishing boats, local shepherds and vegetable sellers. Several photos show views of the monastery of Santa Maria di Gesù and cloister of the abbey of Monreale. There are also images taken on a riding tour to Mount Pellegrino on the eastern side of the Bay of Palermo; the creator of the album apparently present on these pictures, together with her sister (?) "Miss V. Fawkes" and "Lady Esther Smith". Among other images are portraits of lively "Nurses in the Villa Nationale, Naples", views of the coast of Corsica and Sardinia, and the harbour of Naples. The ephemera include seven colourful dinner menus finished in manuscript, and two advertising leaflets from RMS "Orizaba" and Italian hotels. Souvenir postcards show RMS "Orizaba", Palermo and costumes of its inhabitants, ruins of Pompeii. Watercolours include views of the harbours of Gibraltar and Naples taken from deck of RMS "Orizaba", and sketches of a boat in Marseille, and a flower from Monte Pellegrino. Overall a very attractive travel keepsake. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, Detective Bureau, Washington, D.C., January 19, 1905. Identification Wanted [...] Gessler Resseau [sic]

      N.p. [Washington DC]: Metropolitan Police Dept, 1905. Relic of the briefly celebrated case of Gessler Rosseau, an ultra-patriotic domestic terrorist who, for a period of a few years around the turn of the century, made it his mission to "rid the country...of foreign things." At the time of release of this broadside, Rosseau/Russell was under incarceration in the District of Columbia jail for attempting to dynamite the statue of Frederick the Great at the D.C. Arsenal; under questioning, Rosseau admitted to being behind the plot to sink the steamer "Umbria" at the New York pier in 1903, and also claimed responsibility for a host of other actions (not all of them credible) including the sinking of the White Star Liner "Naronic" in 1893 and supplying explosives to both Cuban revolutionaries and Irish nationalists. "Rosseau" (apparently a misspeling of "Rousseau") was a pseudonym; the subject's identity appears never to have been conclusively established, though several contemporary accounts identified him as Gessner Russell, a one time Cape Nome gold miner and demolition expert. A police psychiatric profile, published in a March, 1905 New York Times article, described Rosseau thus: "...while by nature tender and averse to violence, and always insisting that it was never his intention to harm or take human life...Russell has developed his Anglophobia into acute mania and has thus been led to employ the results of a lifelong study of explosives for the purpose of rendering what he terms "object lessons" to the hated race." Broadside. Single sheet, printed recto only; ca. 10.5" x 8" (26cm x 20cm). Old folds and edgewear; minor splitting; faint indication of postal cancellation on verso; complete and Good. Signed in type by Richard Sylvester, Chief of Police.

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

      Leipzig, Kittler, 1905 - XVI, 552 S. mit 73 tls. ganzs. Abbildungen und 11 Skizzen. Kainbacher 356. - Schönes, frisches Exemplar, ohne Stempel und Namenseinträge Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gr.-8°, OLeinen mit goldgepr. Titel auf Rücken und VDeckel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        MEYERS Großes Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens

      Lpz. u. Wien, Bibliogr. Inst. 1905-13.. 6. gänzl. umgearb. u. verm. Aufl. Neuer Abdruck. Bde. 1-24 (inkl. Ergänzungen/Nachträge und 3 Jahressupplementbde.). 4°. Mit zahlr. Textabb., 1522 Taf. (darunter 180 Farbtaf., zumeist Chromolith.), 343 Kartenbeilagen sowie 160 Textbeilagen im Hauptwerk (Bde. 1-20). Schwarze OHLdr.-Bde. m. dekor. Rückengoldpräg. Seemann 430 - Sogen. Jugendstilausgabe in der Einbandgestaltung v. Otto Eckmann. Mit mehr als 150.000 Artikeln. Bd. 24 (Jahres-Suppl. 1911/12) etw. abweichend gebunden.

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        The Empire's Cricketers: Famous Players In Their Characteristic Attitudes Executed In Crayon From Drawings By Chevalier Tayler; Biographies By G.w. Beldham

      Fine Art Society 1905 - Originally issued in 12 weekly parts, this folio volume is made up of a series of 48 lithographic drawings by Chevallier Tayler (1862-1925) from photographs by George William Beldam (1868-1937), who supplied the descriptive text for each portrait. Among the cricketers portrayed are WG Grace, Lord Harris, Clem Hill, Victor Trumper, and George Hirst, Tayler was born in Leytonstone to a family with close ties to the legal professions. He won a scholarship to the Slade when just 17, then in 1884 he decamped to Cornwall and joined the group of artists in and around the town on Newlyn. In 1887 he was back in London exhibiting at the Royal Academy and in 1891 he won a medal at the Paris Salon. By 1895 he was firmly ensconced in fashionable London society and enjoying the life of a successful artist. His was awarded full membership of the RA in 1910, eventually showing 49 paintings there. Folio. [4] blanks, 48 plates with descriptive text, [4] blanks. All of the plates are exceptionally clean, printed on dark grey paper and protected by tissue-guards. Original publisher's dark green cloth, sl rubbed, gilt title to spine. Ex.libris JK Garlick, with his name signed to a scrap of white paper mounted inside the front cover. A very good copy.  [Padwick, 6997]

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        The Memoirs of Constantine Dix

      London: T. Fisher Unwin. 1905. First. First edition. Slight tanning to the spine, scattered foxing to the foredge, else about fine in attractive pictorial cloth. Vincent Starrett's copy with his bookplate and ownership Signature. .

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        AFFAIRE CLÉMENCEAU ( Suite Albert Besnard )

      Le Livre Contemporain . Société " Le Livre Contemporain ", Paris 1905 - un frontispice et 10 eaux - fortes originales d' Albert Besnard .- Tiré à 115 exemplaires réservés aux membres de la Société "Le Livre Contemporain" . Celui - ci un des 100 réservés aux membres de la Societé , exemplaire niminatif numéro 30 pour M.A.Christian.-.Exemplaire auquel on joint un second état des eaux - fortes avec remarques ainsi que deux fois les trois états du frontispice ( 6 eaux fortes de frontispice ) .- Les 26 eaux fortes sont en trés bon état - Plein maroquin bordeaux . Trés bon état .- (reliure restaurée .- coiffes restuarées)*** .- Suite with 26 etchings by Albert Besnard . Full morocco ( spine restaured ) Very fine .- Size: In 4to [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das Leben Richard Wagners in sechs Büchern,

      Leipzig : Breitkopf und Härtel,, 1905, 1911. - 527, 480, 497, 463, 416, 828, 39 Seiten 6 Bände komplett. Mischauflage. Ganzlederausstattung. Gut erhaltene u. gepflegte Exemplare geringf. Alterungs- u. Gebrauchsspuren a Einband (Kanten u. Gelenke teils leicht beschabt, Ecken u. Kapitale teils leicht bestoßen), Schnitt dezent nachgedunkelt, innen m. part. geringf. Lese- u. Gebrauchsspuren, jedoch sauber u. gepflegt. Bände 1-5 augescheinl. textsauber, Band 6 m. handschr. Inhaltsangabe a. Nachsatz (Bleistift). Jeweils hs. Privat-Signatur d. Zt. a. Vorsatz. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 Gebundene Ausgabe, OLdr. braun, m. goldgepr. RVerz, Deckelsignet, Goldkopfschnitt, Buntpapiervorsatz, Frontisp., Lesebändchen, Fraktur-Satz

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        Venus and Adonis

      Oxford, Clarendon Press,, 1905. Being a reproduction in facsimile of the first edition 1593 from the unique copy in the Malone collection in the Bodleian Library. With introduction and bibliography by Sidney Lee. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Diamond Mines of South Africa (2 vols.)

      B. F. Buck & Company. Fair. 1905. Signed by author B0042P49PG Fair. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Full leather with gold decoration on front covers and lettering . B0042P49PG .

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