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        William Caxton.

      Chicago: (Lakeside Press), 1905. Quarto. 118pp. One of 252 copies printed for the Caxton Club by the Lakeside Press. This copy contains a leaf from Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, but it is not one of the148 copies originally issued with the leaf in an envelope at the rear, and a limitation page. Illustrated with 26 collotype plates, which further demonstrate the breadth of Caxton's technique. Housed in a plastic sheet, the leaf is inserted at the rear, bearing the text of "The Tale of Melibius." A fine sample of Caxton's printing, which shows several small marginal repairs. In publisher's binding of gray-green boards backed in red cloth, paper label on spine. Lower rear corner a trifle bumped, else a fine, bright copy with very clean text. Booklabel and bookplate on front paste-down. Housed in a contemporary blue cloth slipcase. (BCC #9; Chalmers 11).

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        Binding, Fine] Love Songs of Childhood

      Printed at the Lakeside Press, Chicago 1905 - Superbly bound in full tan crushed morocco in an unsigned binding extremely reminiscent of the work of Lorenz Schwartz with distinctive and finely executed stylized blooms at each of four outside edge corners, each design having flowing Art Nouveau style patterning, and each with eight small green onlaid petal devices, spine also finely gilt with onlays, as well as the dentelles, exquisite tan silk full doublures and matching free endsheets. One of 500 copies on Imperial Japan vellum, printed at the Lakeside Press. This copy not numbered, but signed by Frederick Skiff-Field in a holograph note at the end. Very fine.

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        Rip Van Winkle

      London: William Heinemann, 1905. "The First Book Illustrated Illustrated by Arthur Rackham To be Issued in a Limited Edition" (Riall). Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle. London: William Heinemann, 1905. Deluxe Edition, one of 250 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 197. Quarto. 57 pp. Title-page printed in black and green. Color frontispiece and fifty color plates mounted on heavy brown paper with lettered tissue guards, collected at end of text. Slight foxing to first and last blank leaves only. Bound ca. 1991 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full dark green crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1905 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. A fine copy. Around the middle of 1904... Ernest Brown & Phillips commissioned 50 color illustrations to Rip Van Winkle, and purchased the originals and all rights for 300 guineas. The publishing rights were then resold in a complicated deal to Heinemann, before the illustrations were exhibited at Brown and Phillips' Leicester Galleries... Most of the Rip drawings were sold at the exhibition, and by October they had all found purchasers. "Brown and Phillips' investment, made secure by the keenness of Rackham's purchasers, was not let down by the reviews his work received. "... When, in September 1905, Rip Van Winkle was published, comparisons between Rackham and German artists [i.e. Dürer and Joseph Sattler] continued to be voiced, The Times remarking on 'the marvel of his Düreresque detail.' "... The 51 illustrations, for a story of not more than five thousand words, enables the story to be told twice, once through Irving's words, and once again, image by image, through Rackham's pictures... In his illustrations, Rackham pays homage not only to Dürer, Cruikshank and Dutch seventeenth-century painting, but to contemporary artists, too..." (Hamilton). "... But the first work that greatly advanced his fame in the years immediately following his marriage was his edition of Rip Van Winkle... This lovely book decisively established Rackham as the leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian period... The deluxe edition of the book was fully subscribed before the [Leicester Galleries] exhibition closed" (Hudson). Latimore and Haskell p. 26. Riall p. 69. Gettings p. 176. Hamilton pp. 68. Hudson pp. 57, 167. Hudson, p. 180 (Rackham bookplate).

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        De Profundis

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, NY 1905 - "Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish writer and poet who distinguished himself as a leader of London's school of aesthetics in the late nineteenth century. He became famous for his long hair, flamboyant dress, green carnations and colorful, biting wit. His successful novels, social comedies, poetry and letters reflected his belief in the supremacy of art. In 1895, Wilde was convicted of gross indecency in a legal suit from the father of his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. He was imprisoned for two years, serving hard labor, during which time he wrote 'De Profundis': a letter to Douglas discussing their relationship and the spiritual journey that Wilde had undergone in prison. The eighty page manuscript begins by examining Lord Alfred's behavior and negative influence on Wilde during their three-year relationship; the second part of the letter describes the harsh conditions of prison and the physical and emotional toll it took on the writer. He finishes the letter with a Christian analogy of himself as a symbol of art and truth." [Pub. Info] Wilde's apologia pro vita sua. There is some fading on the spine but writing is still clear. 1ST US EDITION, 2ND PRINTING. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        O kommunizme [In Cyrillic.]

      Odessa: Burevestnik, 1905 - Octavo. Original paper wrappers printed in blue with green floral decoration, wire-stitched. With the glassine jacket. Extremities lightly rubbed with a few small tears and nicks, contents browned, a faint stain to lower margin of front wrapper and title leaf, overall a very good copy. Ownership signature to front wrapper, unobtrusive library stamps to front wrapper recto and verso and title page. Second 'Burevestnik' edition, an early Russian edition of The Communist Manifesto, first published in German in 1848, and in Russian in 1869 under the more common title 'Manifest Kommunisticheskoi Partii'. OCLC locates just six copies (all in Europe bar one, in the National Library of Israel). The Manifesto is preceded by Plekhanov's lengthy introduction of 1900 (partially censored) which gives a detailed insight into the Marxist theory of class war and the tyranny of the proletariat, moving on to a thorough analysis of the historical origins of Marxist theory. A key feature of the preface is the refutation of critics of the manifesto, and propounders of Marxist theory, such as Bernstein, Sombart and Vandervelde. Also present are the prefaces to the 1872, 1883 and 1890 editions, translated and edited by G. Plekhanov. Andreas 430.

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        Het werk van Jan en Casper Luyken

      Amsterdam, Frederik Muller & Co., 1905. Two volumes (29 cm), lxiv, 931 pp. (paged continuously), frontispiece, 56 plates (some folding). Publisher's printed wrappers. - Catalogue raisonné of the graphic oeuvre of the prolific book illustrators Jan (1649-1712) and Caspar (1672-1708) Luyken, father and son (some 4,500 different prints as illustrations for at least 500 different books). The catalogue is based on a vast collection assembled by Christiaan Pieter van Eeghen (1816-1889) and was compiled by his son, Pieter, assisted by the first director of the Amsterdam Rijksprentenkabinet, Johan Philip van der Kellen. ¶ Several plates slightly affected by foxing. Collector's discreet blind stamp on upper covers; otherwise a fine copy with no other marks of ownership.

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        Le Crépuscule des Dieux. (With 26 original etchings by Richard Ranft).

      Paris, Le Livre Contemporain, 1905. 27 x 20 cm. Richly decorated brown polished full morocco with slipcase. Gilt spine with five ribs. Covers with six gilt frames of straight lines alternating with dotted lines and ornate corners. Marbled endpapers with gilt line decorations on the edges and sides. Uncut, yet all edges gilt (Weckesser et ses fils). (4), 264 p. Printed in 119 numbered copies. In excellent condition.l This copy was printed for the illustrator and enriched with four original watercolors (including a rejected sketch for the cover), three letters of the writer to the embellisher Ranft and one from the professor of medicine S. Baudry, who was very enthusiastic about this book.A book that is absolutely Right: an exquisite early bibliophile edition, printed in a low number and illustrated with splendid color etchings, gorgeously bound by one of the most prominent binders. Moreover, the copy of the illustrator, festively enhanced with watercolors and author's correspondence!

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        William Caxton

      Chicago: (Lakeside Press), 1905. Quarto. 118pp. One of 252 copies printed for the Caxton Club by the Lakeside Press. This copy contains a leaf from Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, but it is not one of the148 copies originally issued with the leaf in an envelope at the rear, and a limitation page. Illustrated with 26 collotype plates, which further demonstrate the breadth of Caxton's technique. Housed in a plastic sheet, the leaf is inserted at the rear, bearing the text of "The Tale of Melibius." A fine sample of Caxton's printing, which shows several small marginal repairs. In publisher's binding of gray-green boards backed in red cloth, paper label on spine. Lower rear corner a trifle bumped, else a fine, bright copy with very clean text. Booklabel and bookplate on front paste-down. Housed in a contemporary blue cloth slipcase. (BCC #9; Chalmers 11).

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        Die Blendung. Roman. Gesammelte Werke in 10 Bänden - Band 1

      511 (1) Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen Sehr rares, numeriertes Exemplar aus einer limitierten Edition, mit der Signatur des Autors auf dem Vorsatz. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 81 der kleinen Vorzugsausgabe. Absolut neuwertig - noch im Original-Verlagspapier eingeschlagen. Elias Canetti (* 25. Juli 1905 in Russe, Bulgarien - + 14. August 1994 in Zürich) war ein berühmter Schriftsteller und Aphoristiker deutscher Sprache und erhielt 1981 den Literatur-Nobelpreis. "Der weltweite Ruhm dieses erstaunlichen Romans eines Sechsundzwanzigjährigen kam, durch die politischen Ereignisse verzögert, erst spät obwohl das Buch von Thomas Mann, Hermann Broch, Hermann Hesse und anderen in seiner Bedeutung sogleich erkannt und enthusiastisch begrüßt worden war. Heute, mehr als ein halbes Jahrhundert seit seinem ersten Erscheinen (1935), steht fest, daß Die Blendung zu den großen Büchern der europäischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts gehört."

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        Kate Greenaway.

      London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. 4to, xix, [1], 300, [1], [3, blank] pp. Color frontispiece and fifty-three color plates after Kate Greenaway, with descriptive tissue guards, and numerous black and white illustrations, including thirty-four halftone plates. Original white cloth over beveled boards with front cover and backstrip lettered in gilt and decoratively stamped in blind in a geometric and floral design. Top edge gilt. Color pictorial endpapers. Cloth with slight soiling as always, a very good copy. Edition de Luxe, #39 of an edition limited to 500 numbered copies signed twice by the artist’s brother, John Greenaway. All 500 copies of the Edition de Luxe have original Kate Greenaway artwork bound in. This copy has an original circular pencil sketch depicting a woman pulling a cart with two children in it. “Containing upwards of 80 full page illustrations, 53 of which are reproduced in facsimile from original watercolor drawings by Kate Greenaway. There are also numerous thumb nail sketches with pen and pencil throughout the text, many of them from letters to Ruskin. Few of the illustrations have ever been published before. The Edition de Luxe is limited to 500 copies … each copy being signed by Mr. John Greenaway and numbered. It contains the earliest impressions of the illustrations, and the letterpress is printed on handmade paper. Bound in white vellum cloth, gilt top.… Each of these copies contains an original pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway.” (Publisher’s Prospectus). Schuster & Engen 226. Thomson 400.

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        Géographie de l'Empire de Chine (Cours Inférieur)

      Imprimerie de la Mission Catholique à l'orphelinat de T'ou-Sé-Wè - Chang-Hai, 1905. INTERLINGUE 0,42 Volume dei primi del XX secolo in stato discreto, coperta in mezzapelle con angoli, dorso in pelle con righe e caratteri incisi in oro, punte in tessuto, piatti in cartone rigido, mancante il rivestimento del piatto inferiore, staccato quello del'anteriore, alcuni segni del tempo, legatura appena allentata, fioritura sparsa, tagli poco bruniti, pagine in buono stato. Magnifica vignetta su frontespizio. XV tavole, fuori formato ben piegate, con cartine. Altre cartine fuori testo. Su controguardia incollata tasca in tessuto contenente una cartina ben piegata. Lingue: Francese, Cinese. USATO

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        The Holy Office.

      [Pola: late 1904 or early 1905] - Broadside printed on white wove paper, watermark of a spread eagle, 96 lines in two columns signed in type "James A. Joyce" at the bottom of the second column. Light vertical and horizontal creasing, a couple of spots of light foxing. In excellent condition. First printing. Together with a copy of a letter to Joyce from Thomas Koehler (sometimes Keller) of Dublin – a friend from his Dublin years – telling Joyce that he still has in his possession "a copy of The Holy Office put into my letter box long ago". Koehler adopted the spelling Keller at some point in his life although his family persisted in the original spelling after his death. He had met Joyce in the years preceding his departure for Europe in 1904. The two had become close friends and when Joyce had the Holy Office distributed he specifically directed that copies be given to Keller. Stanislaus reports this copy to be the first one he delivered. The publication date of this printing is not clearly established and the pencil date on this copy is mentioned by Slocum in the bibliography. Slocum notes that an earlier edition was reputed to have been printed in Dublin in the summer of 1904, though none are known to have survived. When the printer asked Joyce to pay for and collect the broadsheets he did not have the funds that month to do so. After receiving an "insolent" letter from the printers, Joyce later had it printed in Pola at his own expense. "Since no copies of the Dublin printing. seem to have survived, the Pola printing may be considered the first edition". Keller became manager of the printing firm Hely's where Leopold Bloom would once have worked. Slocum and Cahoon A2.

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        THEODOSIANI LIBRI XVI CUM CONSTITUTIONIBUS SIRMONDIANIS ET LEGES NOVELLAE AD THEODOSIANUM PERTINENTES vol.II

      Apud Weidmannos, 1905. LATINO 0,74 219 pagine di testo più 109 di introduzione, rilegatura in mezza pergamena, con piatti neri usurati ai bordi e con abrasioni, dorso usurato, con strappi, molte mancanze e titoli ormai quasi illegibili, pagine leggermente brunite, con lieve fioritura e con alcune sottolineature, bordi non rifilati USATO

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        La Vita Nova

      Casa Editrice Dottor Francesco Vallardi - Milano, MILANO 1905 - Biblioteca di classici italiani annotati ITALIANO Volume dei primi del '900 in stato discreto, volume diviso in due blocchi separati, coperta in cartoncino, su piatto anteriore firma d'appartenenza, vari segni del tempo, legatura allentata, fioritura sparsa, tagli bruniti, pagine in buono stato, ultime pagine con punta superiore piegata. Su frontespzio data scritta a penna. Fa parte della collana Biblioteca di classici italiani annotati.

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        Deutschlands Obstsorten. 60 Apfelsorten. 59 Birnensorten

      (Stuttgart, O. J., (ca. 1905). - 4°. Mit zahlr. s/w Abbildungen, Text und zs. 119 chromolith. Tafeln. Hln., nachgebunden. Guter Zustand! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Scarlet Pimpernel. FIRST EDITION.

      Greening & Co. 1905 Half title. Orig. blue cloth; sl. dulled, extremities a little rubbed, sl. scuff marks to lower leading hinge. Lacking leading f.e.p. A good-plus copy of a scarce item.Scarce in commerce. Baroness Orczy's vastly popular tale of the Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney. He rescues, in daring fashion, victims of the French Revolutionary Terror who are sentenced to death by Guilliotine. The novel was preceded by the play by Orczy of the same title first performed in Nottingham in 1903 and which achieved popular success after its introduction to London's West End in 1905.

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        AMONG THE CRANKS ..

      London: Jarrold & Sons, n.d. [1905].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-xi [xii] [13] 14-231 [232: ads], four inserted plates with illustrations by J. E. Gran, original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Dark fantastic and criminous tales told by male and female inmates of an asylum for the insane. Stories anticipating the macabre tales of Tod Robbins, L. P. Harley, and W. F. Harvey. Hubin (1994), p. 351. Not in Locke, Spectrum I-III. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978); Day (1963), or Reginald (1979; 1992). Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. A very good copy. A very scarce book. (#153427)

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        Collection of Upton Sinclair correspondence and related material.

      1905-47. A collection of Upton Sinclair's correspondence (50 items), mainly with William McDevitt of San Francisco. Many items signed by Sinclair. McDevitt was a bookseller and author, involved in the socialist movement in the Bay Area (finding aid to the McDevitt papers, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley). Mostly business correspondence, most of the letters are brief inquiries about the purchase and marketing of Sinclair's works. However, a number of the letters provide insight into Sinclair's and McDevitt's shared socialist ideology. A few of the letters, 1933-4, refer to Sinclair's unsuccessful run for governor of California on the Democratic ticket. Sinclair, however, ran on his "End Poverty in California" (EPIC) platform, basically a socialist program. Other writers referred to in the letters include Amborse Bierce, George Sterling, Jack London, and Tom Mooney. Of note are two letters from Edge Moor, Delaware (1910-11), when Sinclair was involved in the founding of Arden, Delaware, a community based on Henry George's concept of a single tax (see Delaware: A Guide to the First State (New York: The Viding Press, 1938), 167-75). Also included are an undated letter from McDevitt to "My Dear Students" and an invoice, dated August 25 1938, to McDevitt's book store. This collection also includes four of McDevitt's booklets: "When Coxey's Army Marcht on Washington," written with Carl Brown (1944); "Jack London' First" (1946); "Jack London as Poet and Platform Man" (1947); and "Ambrose Bierce on Richard Realf (1948). With advertising broadsides for Sinclair's books on sale at McDevitt's store, a lecture by McDevitt on "Rockefeller and Revolution," books on "the social question," and a debate on Prohibition. Some items chipped at edges. Booklets lightly tanned, mainly at edges of text.

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        THE SUNLESS CITY WITH AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF [in Greek] HOI-PITHEKOEIDEIS-MESES-TES-GAIES-OIKETAI ... FROM THE PAPERS AND DIARIES OF THE LATE JOSIAH FLINTABBATEY FLONATIN, ESQ

      London: F. V. White & Co. Ltd., 1905.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 1-308, original green cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "Novel, with more than a hint of satire, about an underground lost race, reached by a species of submarine and an apparently bottomless lake in the Rocky Mountains." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 162. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 837. Bleiler (1978), p. 145. Reginald 10481. Several small stains to cloth, endpapers foxed and a bit stained at top edges of paste-downs, 35x115 mm rectangular piece clipped from top edge of front free endpaper, else a very good copy. An uncommon book seldom found in nice condition. (#149487)

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        Das Haüs des Bürgers. I. Projekt 1. II. Projekt 2. III. Projekt 3. IV. Projekt 4. V. Projekt 5

      1905. Jochem. 5 vols., 6, 3, 4, 4, 4 pp. introductions prefacing a presentation of 54 plates showing designs for five residences which are excellent examples of the architectural applications of the Jugendstil style, including elevations, cross-sections, floor plans, and interior views of fine rooms decorated in the same style. Minor darkening and age spotting on a couple of pages. Square 8vo. Wrpps. All vols. housed in boards portfolio, cover slightly faded, some wear along spine and edges. Stuttgart (Julius Hoffmann) 1905. As of October 2017, WorldCat locates only four copies of this work in North America. Friedrich Wilhelm Jochem (1881-1945) worked primarily in the Jugendstil style and was one of Joseph Maria Olbrich's notable students.

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        [Jugendstil Classic- Preissig] Byl Jeden Domecek

      Prague: Dedictvi Komenskeho, [1905]. First edition. Bound in the original scarce pictorial card wrappers (gray/beige with light blue design by Preissig. Twelve superb full-page color zincographs by Preissig, the renowned Czech typographer, printmaker, designer, illustrator and teacher. Very rare first edition, seldom found in the wrappers, of the famous Czech children's book. The little text portrays the transience of being on the bottom of a somewhat morbid food chain: from which the cat eats, to oxen, which serve men for a feast, which are finally buried. Alfred Langer writes to the Jugendstil artist Vojtech Preissig: "According to his motto of the" full-blooded bookgraphist, " he demanded a synthesis of craftsmanship and art. The harmony of writing and book decoration was regarded as the most desirable goal. "(Langer, Jugendstil und Buchkunst, p. 175). Near fine with minimal corner wear.

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        Les Contes du Vieux Japon. Traduite par J. Dautremer. Tome Nr. 1 - 20 (de une serie)

      Tokio 17 Kami Negishi ca 1905 - Zwanzig farbig illustrierte O-Bände auf Krepppapier mit O-Seidenfaden-Bindung, p. 24, 22, 18, 18, 24, 22, 24, 28, 28, 22, 18, 26, 22, 28, 22, 30, 26, 28, 34 und 22 Seiten auf Krepppapier mit zahlreichen farbigen Holzschnitten. Sehr gut erhaltene und saubere Exemplare mit Holzschnitten in leuchtenden Farben! Größe pro Band: 10,2 x 15, 2 cm. 20 Booklets from a private diplomatic library of one set in very good condition - - -. Die Bände stammen aus der Bibliothek eines ehemaligen französischen Konsuls in Spanien. Der Band Nr. 20 enthält folgenden Druckhinweis: "Medaille d?or a l?Exposition de Paris de 1900 decernee a T. Hasegawa pour ses gravures sur bois en coleurs d?une haute valeur artistique". Die Einzelbände haben folgende Titel: Nr. 1: Momotaro; Nr. 2: Le Moineau qui a la Langue coupee; Nr. 3: La Bataille du Singe et du Crabe; Nr. 4: Le Vieillard qui fait Fleurir les Arbres Morts. Nr. 5: Le Mont Katsi Katsi; Nr. 6: Le Mariage de la Souris; Nr. 7: Le Vieillard et Les Demons; Nr. 8: Ourasima le Petit Pecheur; Nr. 9: Le Serpent a huit Tetes; Nr. 10: Le Miroir de Matsouyama; Nr. 11: Le lievre d?Inaba; Nr. 12: La Victoire du Petit Renard; Nr. 13: La Meduse Simple et Naive; Nr. 14: Le Prince Feu-Brilliant et le Prince Feu-Luisant; Nr. 15: Monseigneur Sac de Riz; Nr. 16: La Bouillotte du Bonheur; Nr. 17: Sippeitaro; Nr. 18: Le Bras de l?Ogre; Nr. 19: Les Ogres d?Oyeyama; Nr. 20: La Cascade Enchantee. Die Auflage der einzelnen Bände mit japanischen Märchen (Japonese Fairy Tales) betrug zwischen 500 und 1000 Exemplaren.

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        [Binding, Fine] Love Songs of Childhood

      Chicago: Printed at the Lakeside Press, 1905. Superbly bound in full tan crushed morocco in an unsigned binding extremely reminiscent of the work of Lorenz Schwartz with distinctive and finely executed stylized blooms at each of four outside edge corners, each design having flowing Art Nouveau style patterning, and each with eight small green onlaid petal devices, spine also finely gilt with onlays, as well as the dentelles, exquisite tan silk full doublures and matching free endsheets. One of 500 copies on Imperial Japan vellum, printed at the Lakeside Press. This copy not numbered, but signed by Frederick Skiff-Field in a holograph note at the end. Very fine.

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        [Wiener Werkstätte- Small Collection of Ephemera] Including the Rose Signet design by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann, Voucher and Entrance Ticket to Exhibitiion.

      Offered here is a scarce and thoroughly dinstinctive contemporary Wiener Werkstätte ephemera, all in fine condition.Vienna, 1905-1928. I. Rose Signet. Double-color printing. About 1905. 19.5: 28.5 cm. Designed by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann. The signet repeated in 108 fields on one arc. Since 1903/04, the Rosensignet was the registered trademark of the Wiener Werkstätte. -II. Art Show 1908. Entrance ticket. Two-color lithography. 4.5: 11.5 cm (6.8: 19.3 cm). Designed by Anton Kling. Probedruck, unclipped. Printed by Chwala, Vienna. -III. A voucher "entitlng the carrier to free shopping in our detail stores [...]" Color lithograph. 5.4: 16.4 cm (13.7: 19.7 cm). Designed by Maria Likarz-Strauss. Probably Probedruck. In 1917, a first sales outlet of the Wiener Werkstätte was opened in Kärntner Strasse 32. - IV. Briefkuvert (letter envelope) Wiener Werkstätte. Lithograph. 10.1: 15.7 cm. With the large logo of the workshop. (A doublet, i.e. two copies). -V. 25th anniversary of the Wiener Werkstätte. Artist's Festival 31 May 1928. Lithography. 11.9: 17.5 cm. Invitation card for the ceremony in Vienna's Albertina. Despite the financially strained situation, the anniversary was celebrated with several receptions and festivities as well as an elaborate and extensive monograph produced later.. - III and IV with the WW-logo according to Kolo Moser's design. - All perfectly preserved (six separate pieces). Having emerged from the Vienna Secession, the Wiener Werkstätte developed into one of the leading design and production sites of the Jugendstil and Art Déco for about 25 years. - Ephemera in such uncontaminated quality has become rare. 

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        The Wizard of Oz

      Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill Circa 1905-1909, 1905. 2nd Edition 2nd Printing. Illustrated Boards. Very Good. 13 1/4' Tall. Color Plates And Illustrations By W W Denslow. Second Edition, Second Printing, Binding B, Per Bienvenue's Bibliography; Undated, But Bobbs Produced Two Distinct Printings Of This Second Edition 1903 To Circa 1915, Of Which This Is The Second. Dark Green Cloth Stamped In Yellow And Black, Title Shortened To "The Wizard Of Oz", "The" At Top Of Spine In Un-Serifed Capitals, Orange Embellishment To Crow's Eye On Front Cover, Lion's Eyes And Whiskers On Spine Also Embellished In Orange, Author's Name On Spine Followed By A Period, Endpapers Illustrated In Green And Orange. 16 Color Plates (The First Edition Published By George M Hill Had 24 Plates). P. 68 Has Illustration Of Tearful Lion Wiping His Eyes, Triple Copyright Notice Of Three Lines Of Text, Horizontal Line, Two Lines Of Text, Horizontal Line, Two Lines Of Text ( A Variant Not Identified In Bienvenue, Which Cites Only Two Other Variants). Color Plates And Color Illustrations In Text. Light Wear, Covers Very Clean And With No Fading, Front Hinge Intact But Slightly Loose, Rear Hinge Tight. Some Fraying In Parts Of Bottom Edge Of Spine, Points Of Fraying At Tips. Altogether, Very Little Wear, Exceptionally Bright And Clean

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        La Settimana - 1905-1911 Organo degl'interessi religiosi e civili della Regione Beneventana

      Stab. Tip. D'Alessandro - Benevento. ITALIANO 0,26 Quattordici giornali dei primi del '900 in stato discreto, bruniture, fioritura sparsa, bordo consumato, strappi, pieghe. Eleganti cornici tipografiche e finalini in nero, alcune inserzioni pubblicitarie. N. 43, 4 novembre 1905, anno VII; N. 31, 19 settembre, N. 32, 28 settembre, N. 35, 20 ottobre, N. 37, 5 novembre, N. 39, 21 novembre, N. 40, 20 novembre, N. 41, 7 dicembre, N. 42, 15 dicembre, N. 44, 31 dicembre 1910, anno XII; N. 1, 11 gennaio, N. 2, 21 gennaio, N. 3, 4 febbraio, N. 5, 18 febbraio 1911, anno XIII del periodico La Settimana - Organo degl'interessi religiosi e civili della Regione Beneventana. USATO

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        KATE GREENAWAY

      - (GREENAWAY,KATE)illus. KATE GREENAWAY by M.H. Spielmann and G.S. Layard. London: A & C Black 1905. Large thick 4to, white cloth, top edge gilt, FINE! LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY JOHN GREENAWAY (Kate's brother), AND WITH AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH DONE BY GREENAWAY which is matted and bound in with John Greenaway's signature of authenticity (background of sketch is foxed). The sketch is of a little girl wearing a hat, and gazing over her shoulder. The book features much text, more than 50 color plates, plus many b&w's. This is a fabulous copy of an important book for any Greenaway collector, rarely found with the white binding so clean. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tuskegee and its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1905 - First edition. 354pp. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Light rubbing to the corners, else a bright and fine copy in a very good example of the rare printed dustwrapper with some chips and tears, particularly where the crown meets the rear panel, and some professional internal reinforcement to the folds. A collection of essays and articles about the school and the achievements of its graduates by Tuskegee graduates and faculty including Mrs. Washington, Robert Moton, William Holtzclaw, Emmett J. Scott, George W. Lovejoy, and many others. This copy has a tipped-in page before the half-title with the printed note:"Compliments of Booker T. Washington." An attractive copy of a scarce title, most likely prepared for and distributed to potential philanthropists upon whom Tuskegee relied for financial support, particularly in its early years. The jacket is rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'invasion de la mer. Le phare du bout du monde

      Original collective edition illustrated (and only edition of this title) by George Roux of 12 chromotypographies, of black text and numerous photographs of Algeria (some in colors).Cartonnage to an elephant with title in the red vermilion fan. Back to the lighthouse. second board with palmettes frame and central macaroon. Beautiful top plate, with bright gold, but small areas of discoloration on the borders. Second flat well, but with some dark areas of dirt and curbs, especially the bit bearing discolored areas. Back fairly well, with a slightly soft upper cap, small discolored areas. A corner with a fold, the others rubbed. Left copy with some rare foxing.The invasion of the sea is the last novel that Jules Verne has been able to correct, and is happening in Tunisia and Algeria: a canal project that floods part of the Sahara. As for the Lighthouse at the end of the world , Jules Verne did not correct the tests and it was his son Michel who made a number of modifications to the original text. The action takes place in South America, east of the land of fire, where the Pacific and the Atlantic meet. There are looters of wrecks who remind one of Stevenson's novel of the same name. These two novels appeared for the first time in 1905. Collection hetzel Paris 1905 Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm) 236pp. ; 204pp. relié

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        The Voyage of the "Discovery"

      Smith Elder, London 1905 - This is the first UK edition, of which only 1,000 copies were reportedly printed. An account of the pathfinder 1901 - 1904 expedition for later Antarctic exploration, a landmark in British exploration history.With the bookplate of the Conservative Club (UK) in both volumes, along with the gold embossed Conservative Club stamp below the medallions on the front boards. With the extra slip tipped onto the front free end paper in Volume 1 stating "This book is supplied by Messrs. Smith, Elder & Co. to booksellers on terms which will not admit of their allowing a discount from the advertised price." 2 volumes, thick small 4to. Volume I: xix, [1]pp, 556pp, 7 color plates, 1 double page plate, 119 b&w plates, ills in text, 3 maps, teg (&) Volume II: xii, 508pp, 6 color plates, 4 double page plates, 124 b&w plates, 2 maps, teg. Original navy buckram, very bright and clean internally. Spine strengthened top and bottom edges, gilt medallion on front boards bright with minor rubbing on raised portions. Rosove 286.A1.a; Spence 1051; Renard 1369; Conrad p. 121. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INKOLOGY: A JOURNAL FOR PRINTERS AND LITHOGRAPHERS

      Cincinnati, OH: Ault & Wiborg, 1905. illustrated stiff paper wrappers, string bound. small folio. illustrated stiff paper wrappers, string bound. unpaginated. Union List Volume 1, Number 4 (June 1905). A scarce publication by a noted printing firm. Includes paper specimens by three paper mills and a "Buyer's Guide" describing printing methods in the journal. Features efforts to show the possibilities of embellishing books with marginal illustrations. This is followed by a tissue protected frontispiece and eight illustrated text pages. Cover by Manz Engraving; other illustrations by Gatchel & Manning. Two more paper specimens follow text. The Printing Art V (1905) called this issue "very attractive" and would "prove of great value to printers." Covers chipped at edges and torn at top back fore-edge corner.

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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 AtlassesFirst 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 postulated that haematopoietic stem cells had the potential for treatment of diseases,[1] however it would be decades before practical research would be done in this area. He died on December 31, 1916 of spotted typhus.Today, the German Society of Hematology and Oncology issues an annual Artur Pappenheim Award for the best work in the fields of hematology or haematological oncology.* Associated eponym: Pappenheim's stain: a methyl green-pyronin staining method used to differentiate between basophilic granules of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and nuclear fragments.

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        Neue Malereien für Decken und Wände...Dritte Serie.

      Folio 15 x 19 3/4”. Leipzig: Gilbers’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1905. Folio 15 x 19 3/4”, 24 color lithograph plates accented in gold, with one page of text with a price list, and title page. Quarter blue cloth portfolio, with paper boards, color lithograph to upper board with title printed in black, and purple cloth ties. Backstrip is frayed, paper boards are slightly rubbed and chipped at the corners, the plates are bright and overall this is a very good copy. A scarce and remarkable portfolio of Art Nouveau designs for decorating walls and ceilings. Plates range from one to four panels, mostly with nature inspired designs with both hard lines and sinuous curves, some with animals, figures, harmonious typography, and scenic views incorporated. The soft color palette and gilt accents make these plates especially pleasing. The price list indicates that plates could be purchased separately, or as a set, in two different formats. A fine example of German Art Nouveau or Jugendstil, applied to interior design.

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        THE WORKS: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, EMMA, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION.

      London: J. M Dent. July 1905 - June 1909. Ten volumes. Early editions of the 1898 first C. E. Brock illustrated edition. Northanger Abbey (Volume IX) fifth edition November 1904. Pride and Prejudice (Volumes III and IV) sixth edition, July 1905. Sense and Sensibility (Volumes I and II) fifth edition, June 1906. Emma (Volumes VII and VIII) sixth edition, September 1907. Mansfield Park (Volumes V and VI) fifth edition, June 1909. Persuasion (Volume X) sixth edition, June 1909. A very good indeed attractive uniform set with Brock's colour illustrations throughout. Original pale blue-green cloth with gilt lettering and bright blue illustrations to spines and panels. Spines a little dulled and the odd light spot to the boards. Some foxing to endpapers in some volumes, some hinges starting, occasional spots to some pages and tiny nicks to page edges. A sound and appealing set. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        School for Barbarians. Education under the Nazis. with an introduction by Thomas Mann.

      159 Seiten 8, Broschiert Einband berieben, Rückenkapitale mit kleinen Fehlstücken, Papier durchgängig gering gebräunt, Bindung am vorderen Gelenk sichtbar, vorderer Spiegel mit Stempel der Bibliothek der National Education Association, Washington, Buchblock gut erhalten, Titelblatt von Erika Mann signiert, Einbandvorderdeckel mit Illustration von Politzer, selten!!! Erika Julia Hedwig Mann (* 9. November 1905 in München + 27. August 1969 in Zürich) war eine deutsche Schauspielerin, Kabarettistin, Schriftstellerin und Lektorin. Sie begründete 1933 das politische Kabarett Die Pfeffermühle und arbeitete mit Vorträgen als Schriftstellerin und Journalistin auch nach ihrer Emigration in die Vereinigten Staaten gegen den Nationalsozialismus. Neben ihrer Tätigkeit als Nachlassverwalterin ihres Vaters Thomas sowie ihres Bruders Klaus Mann hat sie ein umfangreiches Werk aus politischen Essays, Reportagen, Reiseberichten und Kinderbüchern hinterlassen. Wikipedia.

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        THE WORKS: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, EMMA, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION.

      London: J. M Dent. July - June 1909 1905 - Ten volumes. Early editions of the 1898 first C. E. Brock illustrated edition. Northanger Abbey (Volume IX) fifth edition November 1904. Pride and Prejudice (Volumes III and IV) sixth edition, July 1905. Sense and Sensibility (Volumes I and II) fifth edition, June 1906. Emma (Volumes VII and VIII) sixth edition, September 1907. Mansfield Park (Volumes V and VI) fifth edition, June 1909. Persuasion (Volume X) sixth edition, June 1909. A very good indeed attractive uniform set with Brock’s colour illustrations throughout. Original pale blue-green cloth with gilt lettering and bright blue illustrations to spines and panels. Spines a little dulled and the odd light spot to the boards. Some foxing to endpapers in some volumes, some hinges starting, occasional spots to some pages and tiny nicks to page edges. A sound and appealing set. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Los Roquevillard

      Thomas Nelson (Paris), 1905. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; French language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; undated, inscription dated 1915; tanning to spine cover; rear internal hinge cracked, showing netting. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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