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        THE FLOWER BOOK Signed

      Henri Piazza et Cie. for the Fine Art Society, London 1905 - Landmark Pre-Raphaelite Masterpiece Of The Book Arts. First edition in the ORIGINAL unbound state. One of a very small limitation of Three Hundred Numbered in Longhand Copies [by Georgiana Burne-Jones]. Publisher's leather & cloth clamshell case. Folio (13 X 17 1/2 inches). This production consists of the famous thirty eight original water-colour designs by Burne-Jones brilliantly reproduced by the publisher. The plates are housed in the original publisher's gilt-lettered clamshell case 1/4 dark green Morocco with matching cloth refreshed by expert modest repair. As originally intended by the publisher, the introductory quarto gilt-lettered booklet bound in green cloth is present as a separate publication with the title-page, half-title, text and index printed in red & green, except for the four-page document "Facsimile of Part of the Lists of Flowers Made by Sir Edward Burne-Jones" at the back, printed in black as required. Of the 38 original loose colour plates mounted separately with facing text in their original window mattes, 35 are present with three missing plates masterfully crafted & supplied in facsimile by an expert paper conservationist matching paper stock quality, matting, colour quality & the original hand-lettered typography - no expense was spared to faithfully complete & perfect this famous presentation. Very few copies of this important example of "fin de siècle livre d'artiste" have survived in any condition at all. If any surface, they are usually bound-up as a book in the traditional fashion. Copies with the plates loose as issued are very rare [perhaps fewer than 20 copies]. "The pictures in this book are not of flowers themselves, but of subjects suggested by their names. The first meaning of many of these has long been forgotten, and new meanings are here found for them in the imagination of the artist". He began the series for his own pleasure in 1882, as rest from more laborious work, keeping by him a list of beautiful names that he had met with & choosing subjects amongst them from time to time according to his mood. All the pictures take the same form, a circle about six inches in diameter kind of magic mirror in which the vision appears and he wished them not to be separated, because, wide as is their scope, one spirit, that of pure fantasy, unites them. Many of the paintings draw on Arthurian and classical legend, and on the Bible, and some are re-workings of favourite themes, for example `Wake, Dearest!' depicts `The Sleeping Beauty', a story he turned to again and again in his several `Briar Rose' series. These freely worked little pictures, some of them unfinished, were done purely for the artist's own pleasure and it may be for this reason that they possibly contain `a fuller expression of himself than exists elsewhere in his work'. Georgiana Burne-Jones - From the Preface. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The self-interpreting Bible, with commentaries, references, harmony of the gospels and the helps needed to understand and teach the text, illustrated and explained by over four hundred photographs showing the places of Bible event as they appear to-day

      Boston ; J.Q. Adams 1905 - Complete in 4 volumes. Related names: Lee, James Wideman (1849-1919). Cooke, Henry (1788-1868). Brown, John (1722-1787). Bain, Robert Edward Mather (1858-1932). Description: 4 v. col. fronts., illus., plates (part col.) maps (1 fold.) 30 x 24 cm. Subjects: Bible - Commentaries. Bible - Dictionaries. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked leather over matching buckram boards. Professionally re-cased with the original spines laid back; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request. 8 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. 1801-1873. Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions. Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet.

      New York, Francis P. Harper, 1905 - 4 volumes, octavo. Original dark green vertical fine-ribbed cloth, title gilt to spines. Hinges of vols. I & IV cracking, indistinct splash mark to upper board of vol. IV, but overall a very good set. Frontispiece to each and 12 other plates, folding map in end-pocket to Volume IV. First Edition. The Jesuit Father De Smet's Life provides an overview of his life and travels among Western Indian tribes from 1838–70. His journals and notes contain some of the earliest records of the life and customs of tribal life in the Northwest. Howes C392; Howgego S29. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Compleat Angler

      Caradoc Press, Chiswick 1905 - Beautiful edition of The Compleat Angler, exquisitely bound by Kelliegram. Printed in red and black. Frontispiece portrait of Walton, initials, and illustrations designed and engraved by H. G. Webb. Chiswick, Caradoc Press, 1905. Octavo, olive morocco stamped with gilt design of a water lily and fish swirling around the title on front cover, repeating fish motif along spine, and gilt turn-ins, by Kelliegram, unevenly faded to brown, joints slightly rubbed; front hinge cracked, top edges trimmed and gilt; bookplate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Der Morgen. Farbholzschnitt.

      Um 1905.. Signiert "Carl-Alexander Brendel", nummeriert und bezeichnet "Orig. Holzschnitt, Handabzug Nr. 37./50. Druck auf breitrandigem China. 37 x 47 cm. Papier: 44,5 x 51,5 cm.. Großformatiger Holzschnitt in wirkunsvollem, zarten Kolorit. Exemplar 37/50. - Der Maler, Holzschneider und Illustrator von Kinderbüchern, Karl Alexander Brendel, war Sohn des Malers Albert Brendel. 1894-1899 besuchte er die Fürstliche freie Zeichenschule Weimar. Es folgten Studienjahre in Paris und Berlin, dort war er 1905 bis 1911 ein Meisterschüler von Albert Hertel und Paul Friedrich Meyerheim.1921-1924 lehrte Brendel als Professor an der Großherzoglich-Sächsischen Kunstschule in Weimar. - Schwache Knickspuren in der oberen linken Ecke. Minimale Braunfleckchen im Rand. Oberer Rand 3 cm umgeknickt. Lose auf Karton (mit Trockenstempel "Saturn" montiert.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        G.m.b.H. Gravir-Anstalt und Messing-Schriften-Fabrik Krefeld (Rheinl.) Catalog C. Moderne Verzierungen für die Vergoldepresse. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, enthaltend die Positionen "P 1" bis "P 3340", darunter zahlreiche "Garnituren", die mehrere Abb. umfassen. Krefeld, (Druck: Wilhelm Greven), ohne Jahr, ca. 1905. 4to. (31,6 x 24,5 cm). 359 S. Flexibler Orig.-Karton mit flachem Leinenrücken u. illustriertem u. goldgeprägtem Vorderdeckel ("Katalog über Verzierungen für die Vergoldepresse").

      . . Umfangreiches Musterbuch mit einer Fülle an historisierenden u. Jugendstil-Beispielen für die Anwendung von Goldverzierungen auf Büchern, Katalogen, Drucksachen, Verpackungen, Papp- und Buchbinderarbeiten, Preislisten, Einladungen, Post- u. anderen Karten sowie aller Art von Luxuspapier. - Die Darstellungen in Schwarz (einige zusätzlich in hellem Rot), Nummern, Preise, kurze Erläuterungen, ergänzende Texte sowie Rahmen in hellem Blaugrün gedruckt. - Zur Datierung: Auf S. 272 findet sich ein Hinweis auf die Weltausstellung in Lüttich 1905, auf S. 273 einer auf den 100. Todestag Friedrich Schillers. - Weitere nachweisbare Kataloge dieser Firma sind u.a. "Catalog B. Moderne Schriften und Gravuren für die Vergoldepresse" u. "Catalog E. Messingschriften und Zierat nur für die Vergoldepresse". Umschlag mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Zahlreiche Blätter gestempelt. Einige Blatt lose. 1 Blatt mit Eckabriß, einige kleine Einrisse. Sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        Geschichte der Photographie.

      . 3.-4. Aufl. 2 vols. Halle a. S.: Wilhelm Kanpp. 1905-1932. Richly illustr. XVI + 484 pp. + XII plates; XXXII, 590-1108 pp. + IV plates. Publisher's half leather, slightly rubbed..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Am Sonntag (Böhmen) - Drei Bäuerinnen im Gespräch. Radierung in Braunton. Ca. 1905.

      . 22,5 : 21,8 cm auf starkem, harten Bütten mit WZ. 32,4 : 24,3 cm.. Unten Mitte mit typographischem Titel: "Am Sonntag (Böhmen)". Verso in Bleistift signiert. - Aus der Auflage in der "Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst", Bd. XXI, Heft 8. - Am Rand stockfleckig u. etwas gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Der Pferdesport. Das Goldene Buch des Renn-, Reit- und Traber-Sports. 3 Theile in einem Band. 1. Theil: Das Vollblut unter dem Protektorate seiner Durchlaucht des Herr Carl Fürst zu Trauttmansdorff. Präsident des Jockey-Club für Oesterreich. 2. Theil: Campagne- und Herrenreiten. Unter dem hohen Protektorate seiner Kaiserlichen und Königlichen Hoheit, des Herrn Erzherzogs Franz Ferdinand D'Este. 3. Theil: Der Traber. Unter dem Protektorate seiner Hochgeboren des Herrn Rudolf Grafen Wrbna-Kaunitz. Präsident des Wiener Trabrenn-Vereins. Herausgegeben von einem Redaktions-Comite von Fachmännern.

      Wien und Leipzig, Verlag Halm und Goldmann, 1905.. Mit 18 Kunsttafeln, Chromobild und 900 photographischen Darstellungen., 80, 36, 102 Seiten., quer Folio, illustrierte und geprägte OLeinwand.,. Einband etwas berieben, die Buchkanten sind etwas bestoßen, der hintere Buchdeckel leicht fleckig, Papier altersbedingt gering gilb, sonst gutes und sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Nikolaikirche Einzelu]
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        The Works of Francis Parkman

      Boston: Little, Brown, & Co, 1905. NEW LIBRARY EDITION. 12 volumes, 8-1/4" x 5-3/4", illustrated, with maps, some fold-out. Bound, in 3/4 brown Morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, others uncut.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        The Geese of Europe and Asia Being a Description of Most of the Old World Species With Twenty-Four Coloured Plates by F. W. Frohawk and Frontispiece by Dr. P. P. Sushkin

      Rowland Ward, London 1905 - Folio, 34 by 27 cm. viii, [2], 193, [2] pp. 25 chromolithographic plates of geese and their beaks. Important early study of geese, with both academic and aesthetic interest. Nissen 30. A few small stain spots on front cover. Scattered light foxing within. Still very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Studio. An illustrated Magazine on Fine & Applied Art 1900-1904. 27 Nummern in 12 Bänden

      . Selbstverlag, London, 1905. Ca. 4100 S. mit zahlreichen Abb., einheitliche Halbleder-Einbände mit reichen Goldprägungen auf den Rücken, quart, (1 Rücken eingerissen/ 1 Seite fehlt/ Exlibris auf Vorsatz). - sehr gute Exemplare/ schöne einheitliche Einbandausstattung/ enthält die Nummern 88, 89, 90, 100-109, 115, 116, 117, 121, 122, 123, 127-131-138, 142-144, 151-153

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat, Einzelunterne]
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        L'Assiette au beurre, n° 197 à 222, 26 numéros premier semestre 1905, reliés

      Imprimerie spéciale de l'assiette au beurre, Paris 1905 - Edité par Imprimerie spéciale de l'assiette au beurre (1905) Reliure artisanale d'époque. Sous forme de livre, 26 numéros (1er semestre) reliés, environ 470 pages. Le premier numéro est le 197, daté au 07 janvier 1905. Le dernier numéro est le 222, daté au 01 juillet 1905. + Pages en « supplément », non numérotées. Note : particularité de la pagination des 26 numéros. Partant du nombre 3258 (revue 197) cela se poursuit chronologiquement jusqu'à la dernière page de la revue 208, avec le nombre 3448. Dès la revue 209 (01 avril 1905), le pagination repart depuis le nombre 2 (verso page de couverture) et suit chronologiquement de revues en revues, jusqu'à la dernière page de la revue 222, qui porte alors le nombre 224. Contenu: N° 197 LE ROI BOIT ! 07 janvier D'Ostoya (Georges); N° 198 LES PALMES 14 janvier; N° 199 PENSÉES D'UN VENTRU 21 janvier A. Roubille; N° 200 LE CONCIERGE 28 janvier Grandjouan (Jules); N° 201 LE TZAR ROUGE 04 février; N° 202 BÉBÉS MINISTRES 11 février Camara; N° 203 Un Bal à l'Hôtel de Ville 18 février Grandjouan (Jules); N° 204 Tapeurs et t'as pas peur 25 février F. Gottlob; N° 205 CARNAVAL Le Char de l'Alliance 04 mars Giris; N° 206 Les Bourreaux des Noirs 11 mars A. Willette; N° 207 Les Avariés 18 mars; N° 208 Le Privilège des Avocats 25 mars Radiguet (Maurice); N° 209 Les déguisés 01 avril F. Gottlob; N° 210 Le blanc de Céruse 08 avril Bernard Naudin; N° 211 Il n'y a plus de Pyrénées 15 avril Maurice Rapegno; N° 212 ? du caporal Lohengrin 22 avril D'Ostoya (Georges); N° 213 La foire du Trône Républicain 29 avril H.-G. Ibels; N° 214 La grève (événements Limoges) 06 mai B. Naudin & Grandjouan; N° 215 L'Printemps 13 mai A. Roubille; N° 216 L'Hôtel des Ventes 20 mai Emmanuel Barcet; N° 217 Un début dans le monde 27 mai Camar; N° 218 Le Mont-de-Piété 03 juin Ricardo Florès; N° 219 Misère du Cheval par Nadar 10 juin Steinlen & Roubille; N° 220 Les Gueules de bois 17 juin Galanis; N° 221 Les grands sentiments 24 juin Renefer; N° 222 A bas l'alliance russe 01 juillet. Couverture rigide. Dos basane à 5 nerfs, titre sur le dos en dorure. Etat : Bon à très bon. Rares petits accrocs ou micro-déchirures. Revues très bien conservées car reliées. 32.5 x 25.5 x 3.5 cm 2750g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ABC - Art Brocante Cossonay]
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        The Woggle-Bug Book

      Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1905. First Edition, 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Morgan, Ike. Morgan, Ike. First Edition, 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 48 un-numbered pages. Binding Type B with green cloth spine, pale yellow front cover background, and title on the back cover. No endpapers as issued. Sound binding with original front and back reinforcing white cloth strips present and an great shape. Clean pages with some light color offsetting. Light cover wear with some minor soiling; light damp-staining with some color run. Far better shape than usually found. "The cardstock covers were easily damaged and torn and offered little protection from child readers. As a result the large book is one of the most delicate and ephemeral of all Baum publications" - Bienvenue and Schmitt, p. 217-9. See also Hanff, p. 78-80.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Ohne Titel. Collage auf festem Papier. Monogramm "WW", 46 x 38 cm.

      . . Willy Wolff (1905 - 1985n Dresden) 1919-24 Ausbildung u. Tätigkeit als Kunsttischler. 1925-27 Weiterbildungskurse an der Staatl. Kunstgewerbeschule bei Prof. Frey. 1927-33 Studium an der Kunstakademie in Dresden bei R. Müller u. G. Lührig, ab 1930 bei O. Dix. Mitglied der ASSO. Bei den Luftangriffen auf Dresden im Februar 1945 wurde der größte Teil seines bisherigen Werkes zerstört. In den folgenden Jahren entfernte er sich von den Einflüssen der Akademiezeit. 1946 Mitbegründer der Dresdner Künstlergemeinschaft"Das Ufer" und Gründungsmitglied im Verband Bildender Künstler. Er war ein Hauptvertreter der Pop-Art in der DDR, mit welcher er sich seit zwei Englandreisen Ende der 50er Jahre auseinandersetzte.

      [Bookseller: Graphikantiquariat Koenitz Filiale Schlo]
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        Life, Letters and Travels of Father DeSmet Among the North American Indians, Vols I-IV

      New York, NY: Francis P. Harper, 1905. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Book Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of Their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions, etc., All from Personal Observations Made during Many THousand Miles of Travel, with Sketches of the Country from St. Louis to Puget Sound and the Altrabasca." Many pages uncut, impossible to fully collate. Small numbered stickers on bottom of spine, but not ex-library. Map present at end of volume 4. Dark green cloth-covered boards are torn in places at head and foot of spine, light edgewear, slightly bumped corners. Top edges of text blocks are darkened with age.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Works of Balzac.

      Little Brown, Boston 1905 - A few spine ends are lightly rubbed, but overall a very nice set. Centenary Edition. 34 volumes. Illustrations by Jules Girardet and Maximilienne Guyon, with tissue guards. 8vo, bound in 1/2 deep red morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped fruit tree motif along spines and dotted raised bands, marbled endpapers top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown, 1905. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Rip Van Winkle

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905. - First American Trade Edition in the Original Box[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905. First American Trade Edition, variant issue. Quarto (9 13/16 x 7 3/8 inches; 249 x 185.). viii, 57, [1 blank], [2]pp. Color frontispiece and fifty color plates mounted with lettered tissue guards.Publishers green cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt on front cover and lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. A very fine copy in the original gray cardboard box, pictorially printed in red and black (two box edges renewed).The text for this first American trade edition is identical to the London signed limited edition with the exception of the imprint on page [60] reading "Printed by / Ballantyne & Co. Limited / Tavistock St. London" as opposed to "Printed by / Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. / London & Edinburgh". There are two 'variant' issues of the Doubleday page New York edition. One with the fifty-one plates mounted on stiff green card and the other (this copy) with fifty-one actual plates interspersed throughout the book.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. 70. Gettings p. 176. Hamilton pp. 68. Hudson pp. 57, 167. Hudson, p. 180 (Rackham bookplate). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Works of Hall Caine Complete 10 volume set

      William Heinemann. Hardcover. A complete set of 10 volumes, initially only available through subscription, this is the Manx Edition, bound with red leather spines featuring the trinacria and complimentary red cloth covers with a gilt signature facsimile to the front. The volumes are also introduced by the renowned Bram Stoker. First editions in this format, the titles included are: Shadow of a Crime, A Son of Hagar, The Deemster, The Bondman, The Scapegoat,Captain Davy's Honeymoon, The Manxman, The Christian, The Eternal City, and The Prodigal Son. In general description, the corners have bumped with light fraying at the points and there is some edge soil from handling. The spines are mildly faded with some light rubbing over the surface and heavy rubbing to the heads. The content is free from internal markings and generally clean, secure in the binding without loose pages. Some other individual notes on volumes: vol 4 - content is lightly and evenly tanned. Vol 5 - front board is scuffed and has a ring mark. Vol 7 + 8 - some light splitting of the leather to the top of the rear hinge and superficial cracking to the internal hinges weakening the front. Vol 10 - split to the top of the front hinge with a partial crack past the endpaper weakening the hinge and loosening the initial few pages at the top of the gathering, rear endpaper has been trimmed out and the hinge is weakened here by partial cracking. . Good. 1905.

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        Ansicht aus der Toskana

      vom Künstler signiert und datiert 1905 sowie mit Ortsbezeichnung "Volterra" -. Landschaftsgemälde mit einer sommerlichen Ansicht aus Volterra in der Toskana mit einer Kirche oder einem Kloster im Hintergrund auf einem Hügel. Öl auf Leinwand, 71 x 77 cm / mit Rahmen 84 x 90 cm. Signiert "Arvid Aae" und datiert "1905" sowie bezeichnet "Volterra", Altersspuren, Originalrahmen. Weitere Infos und Fotos auf Anfrage per Email (oder Sie rufen uns an). Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns für mehr Informationen. Please contact us for more information.

      [Bookseller: Karsten Buchholz KG]
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        THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      George Newnes, Ltd., 1905., 1905. First edition. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Lightly foxed throughout, else a very good copy, with titles on front cover and spine bright, and a nice square copy. Housed in an attractively decorated clam shell with Sherlock Holmes and his pipe on the front cover with titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine. Tastefully done and most suitable for a Sherlock Holmes collector.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Signed Pen and Ink Cartoon "Secret Weapon"

      1905 - Original pen and ink signed cartoon by the French political cartoonist "Caran D'Ache", whose real name was Emmanuel Poire (1858 - 1909). This cartoon, dated 8 Mai 05, drawn on tissue paper and signed in the lower right panel, is likely from an album. The drawing spoofs a futuristic protective rounded pod for soldiers; the first panel shows them easily transported; the second panel shows the soldiers with the pods snapped around them, protecting them from the swords and spears of African natives; to use as floating fish-like shells to approach ships under their guns and to use as wash basins and cradles after the "war". The "war" Caran D'Ache spoofs appears to be French Colonial Empire building during the later part of the 19th century, a time when France cloaked their acquisitions in Africa as a moral mission to lift the world up "to French standards by bringing Christianity and French culture. In 1884 the leading exponent of colonialism, Jules Ferry declared; "The higher races have a right over the lower races, they have a duty to civilize the inferior races." Full citizenship rights - assimilation - were offered, although in reality "assimilation was always receding [and] the colonial populations treated like subjects not citizens."[Wikipedia]. 22 x 14 1/4". A couple of marginal creases, overall very good condition.Poire was a satirist whose work appeared in Le Chronique Parisienne, Le Figaro, and Le Rire, and who developed "stories without words", considered a precursor to comic strips. In his later years he began a series of "Albums", booklets of cartoons devoted to current fads and social or political issues. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        The Golden Pool

      London: Cassell and Company, Limited,, 1905. A Story of a Forgotten Mine. Octavo. Original decoration and titles to upper board in black and cream, titles to spine gilt, patterned endpapers. Folding map at front. 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. First edition, first impression. With the bookplate of the great mystery collector Adrian Goldstone to the front pastedown. Freeman's scarce first novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The pilgrimage of the life of man, Englished by John Lydgate, a.d. 1426, from the French of Guillaume de Deguileville, a.d. 1330, 1335. The text edited by F.J. Furnivall . with introduction, notes, glossary and indexes by Katherine B. Loocok.

      London: Nichols and Son, Printed for [members of] The Roxburghe Club. 1905 - 4to, pp. [14], 17, v-lxxvii, xvi, 736, [1]; includes a 17-p. Catalogue of the 142 publications of the Club to date, and an all-time list of the 169 members, 1812-1903; orig. 1/4 brown morocco over purple paper-covered boards, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. Some scuffing and rubbing but generally very good. Long allegorical poem on man's spiritual journey from birth to death. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Dampf und Elektricität. Die Technik im Anfang des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. 12 zerlegbare, zum Teil bewegliche Modelle. Mit Zeichen-Erklärungen und erläuterndem Text.

      Berlin: W. Herlet, o.J. (ca. 1905).. Tafelband und Textheft; 2 Blätter und Tafeln; 26 S. und 1 Blatt, Tafelband mit farbigem Frontispiz, 1 farbig lithographierten Tafel und 12 farbig lithographierten, zerlegbaren, teilweise beweglichen Modellen auf 8 grauen Kartontafeln; Textheft mit 18 Textillustrationen. Or.Ln. und Or.Kt., Quer-4°. Die farbigen Modelle, die im Textheft ausführlich beschrieben sind, zeigen: Elektrische Vollbahn-Lokomotive, Lokomotive, Dreifach Expansionsmaschine mit Einspritzkondensation, Körtingscher Gasmotor von Gebr. Körting, Gleichstrom-Erzeuger, Accumulator System Tudor, Neuhaus Pulsometer, Riedler-Pumpe, Automobilwagen, Telephon, neuestes Modell, Phonograph und Differential-Seilbogenlampe; die farbig lithographierte Tafel zeigt die 'Farbenerklärung für Materialien'. - Der Tafelband in olivgrünem Leineneinband mit silber- und schwarzgeprägter Jugendstil-Illustration von A.W. und silbergeprägtem Titel sowie grün-weissen Vorsatzlättern mit Jugendstil-Mustern und Titel in Jugendstil-Zierrahmen; das Textheft in dunkelgelbem Original-Umschlag mit Klammerheftung und der wiederholten Deckelillustration in Weinrot. - Komplettes Exemplar dieses interessanten Werkes zu verschiedenen technischen Errungenschaften der Jahrhundertwende in typischer Ausstattung der Zeit. Kanten des Tafelbandes berieben, die Tafeln stellenweise stockfleckig, 1 Modell mit losem beweglichem Teil; Einband des Textheftes fleckig und mit 2 losen Blättern ..

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        Großes Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. 6. Aufl. Neuer Abdruck. 21 Bde. Leipzig & Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1905-1909. Mit zahlr. Textabb. und chromolithogr. Taf. Gr.-8°. OHldr.-Bde. m. Jugendstil-RGoldpräg. (leicht berieben).

      1905. .

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        A Visit to John D. Rockefeller by Neighbors and Friends at Forest Hill Cleveland Ohio September Twenty-sixth Nineteen Hundred and Five

      Cleveland: Vinson & Korner Company. Very Good. 1905. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. Number 317 of only 425 copies with Rockefeller's neat yet sprawling autograph below George Edmondson's photograph depicting the wealthiest American in an "approved" pose. The original fugitive calf spine very nicely replaced with modern levant morocco. A very good clean and durable copy. Rockefeller's contribution to the work is but four leaves wherein he thanks his friends & gives advice, noting "there is something besides mere money-getting in the World.". Addendum leaf.; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Author .

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        Writings [Japan Paper Edition]

      One of Thirty Sets Printed on Japan PaperM???RIM???E, Prosper. The Writings of Prosper M??rim??e. Comprising His Novels, Tales and Letters to an Unknown. With an essay on the genius and achievement of the author by George Saintsbury, M.A. New York: Croscup & Holby Company, 1905.Japan Paper Edition. Limited to thirty numbered copies. Eight octavo volumes (9 x 6 inches; 228 x 152 mm). Etched frontispieces and plates in three states, one on India paper mounted, one on Japan Paper, and one hand-colored. Descriptive tissue guards. Each volume with a watercolor head-piece, initial, and border vignette. With a corrected galley proof sheet (ìProof Corrections as made by Prof. Saintsburyî) tipped in to Carmen.Bound by La Belle Sauvage Bindery in full dark green crushed levant morocco. Covers elaborately bordered in gilt with fleur-de-lys cornerpieces in onlaid red morocco gilt. Spines in five compartments with four raised bands, gilt-lettered in three compartments, decoratively tooled in gilt in the remaining two compartments with a red morocco onlay in one compartment, gilt board edges and turn-ins, green silk doublures and liners, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine set in an superb binding.Comprising: Carmen, Ars??ne Guillot, Abb?? Aubain. Translated by Emily Mary Waller, the Lady Mary Loyd, and Dr. Edmund Burke Thompson. With illustrations by Gustave Fraipont and S. Arcos. [And:] The Double Mistake, Soul in Purgatory, The Venus of Ille. Translated by William M. Arnold, Olive Edwards Palmer, and Emily Mary Waller. With Illustrations by Gustave Fraipont, A. Bramtot, and J.J. Aranda. [And:] The Chronicle of the Reign of Charles IX. Translated by Prof. George Saintsbury, M.A. With illustrations by Edouard Toudouze. [And:] The Mosaic. Comprising Mateo Falcone, and Other Tales. Translated by Emily Mary Waller and Mary Helena Dey. With illustrations by J. Le Blaut, P. Sinibaldi, Luc Olivier Merson, Myrbach, Ed. de Beaumont, and Lalauze. [And:] Colomba. Translated by the Lady Mary Loyd. With illustrations by Gaston Vuillier. [And:] Letters to an Unknown. Translated by Olive Edwards Palmer. Illustrated with contemporary drawings and portraits. Two volumes. [And:] Last Stories and Translations. Translated by Emily Mary Waller and Louise Paul. With illustrations by A. Robaudi.Prosper M??rim??e (1803-1870), ìFrench dramatist and master of the short story whose worksóromantic in theme but classical in styleówere a renewal of classicism in a romantic age...M??rim??eís short stories, many of which are mysteries, best illustrate his imagination and somber temperament. Spain and Russia were his principal literary sources, and he was the first interpreter of Russian literature in France. Aleksandr Pushkin was his master, especially for his themes of violence and cruelty and the human psychology behind them. In one of MÃ?rimÃ?eís best-known stories, Mateo Falcone (1829), a father kills a son for betraying the family honor. The collection MosaÃ?que (1833) was followed by his most famous novellas: Colomba (1840), the story of a young Corsican girl who forces her brother to commit murder for the sake of a vendetta, and Carmen (1845), in which an unfaithful Gypsy girl is killed by a soldier who loves herî (Merriam-Websterís Encyclopedia of Literature).HBS 65809.$4,000

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        On the relative motion of the earth and the luminiferous ether" in London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, 5th Series, Vol. 24, 1887, pp. 449-463

      FIRST EDITION, FIRST EUROPEAN PRINTING of a work haled both as the greatest failed experiment of all time AND as 'one of the greatest achievements in physics of all time' (Lightman, 130). 'What Michelson and Morley did... was undermine a longstanding belief in something called the luminiferous ether; a stable, invisible, weightless, frictionless... medium that was thought to permeate the universe. Conceived by Descartes, embraced by Newton, and venerated by nearly everyone ever since, the ether held a position of absolute centrality in nineteenth-century physics as a way of explaining how light traveled across the emptiness of space (Bryson, 117). Prevailing theories held that ether formed an absolute reference with respect to which the rest of the universe was stationary and that ether was a medium for the propagation of light (as water waves must have a medium to move across: water. Given the speed of light, designing an experiment to detect the presence of ether and its drift, or hypothetical motion relative to earth, was challenging. To do so, Micelson designed an interferometer -- essentially a massive stone block with mirrors and crisscrossing light beams -- capable of measuring the velocity of light with great precision. The device enabled Michelson and Morley to measure the speed of light in different directions, enabling them, in theory to measure the speed (or drift) of the ether relative to Earth, thus establishing its existence. Michelson and Morley expected to see their light beams shifted by the swift motion of the earth in space, thus giving measure to different speeds of light in each direction, but "none was observed, showing that the earth's motion did not affect the light's speed" (Dibner 161). "The failure of this experiment was a serious blow to classical scientific theories because it cast doubts on the existence of the universal ether which had been a basic principle of, for example, the Newtonian theories of the universe" (PMM, 401). The result discredited the ether theories "and opened the door to "new standards of reference of time and space from geometry and cosmometry," ultimately leading to Einstein's 1905 proposal that the speed of light is a universal constant" (Dibner; Lightman, 130). The history of science records the 1887 ether-drift experiment of Albert Michelson and Edward Morley as the turning point at which the energetic "ether of space" was discarded by mainstream physics, thereafter replaced with the postulate of "empty space." Michelson and Morley's work sounded the death knell of classical physics' beautifully simple belief in the idea of ether. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor & Francis. (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). Complete. [viii], 524, 9 plates. Michelson & Morley paper: pp. 449-463. Ex-libris bearing a discreet stamp on the title page. Solidly and tightly bound in three quarter brown calf over marbled paper boards. Some scuffing and rubbing at the edge tips and along the spine. Five gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine; gilt armorial devices in the compartments. Gilt-lettered red and black morocco spine labels. Very slight age toning within; largely clean and bright. Very good condition.

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        Deux lettres autographes signees, au Dr. Louis Lemonnier.

      Arcueil, 22 octobre et 2 novembre 1905.. 2 pages in-8 a l'encre rouge et noire et 1 page in-12 (carte-lettre avec adresse au verso). On joint une enveloppe autographe [13 novembre 1905].. Deux belles lettres amicales, apres un pret financier, remerciant un ami havrais. Dans la premiere lettre, apres avoir accuse reception d'une avance de 500 frs, il fait le compte de ce qu'il doit a son ami, avant de donner avec humour des nouvelles de la sante d'un commercant d'Arcueil, victime d'une congestion: "Madame Tornare lui reproche de ne pas savoir tousser profitablement; elle lui explique cela avec details et figures, mais lui, assis dans son comptoir, la regarde de ses bons gros yeux inintelligents qui exprime le regret eprouve a ne pouvoir comprendre un theme aussi simple. - 'Mais regarde-moi donc' lui crie desagreablement Madame Tornare. Et lui, regarde toujours celle qu'il aime, esperant, sans doute, que la lumiere se fera sans son pauvre cerveau. Evidemment, Madame n'est pas satisfaite, et le juge inferieur: - 'Mais regarde-moi donc' Puis sechement, la voix dure: 'Quand on ne sait ni tousser ni regarder, on se tait' Madame Tornare est une Madame Geng amere, sans lettres ni philosophie [...]". - Le 21 novembre suivant, il remercie son "bon vieux" de ce qu'il a fait pour lui: "Vous pouvez envoyer ce qui reste, soit sept cents francs. Retenez, je vous prie, les frais d'envoi d'argent que je desire prendre a ma charge. C'est bien le moins. [ ] Vous etes un bon gros bougre, bien bon et bien aimable. Encore une fois, merci [...]". - Tout comme le Dr Lemonnier, Satie etait d'origine normande. Ne a Honfleur, c'est la qu'il prit ses premieres lecons de musique avant que son pere courtier maritime, devenu veuf, ne vienne s'installer a Paris en 1878. Il s'est installe a Arcueil en 1898, principalement pour des raisons economiques, s'impliquant progressivement dans la vie de la commune, participant a la creation de la societe historique du vieil Arcueil, lancant une association pour ses habitants d'origine normande, animant le patronage laic fonde pour venir en aide aux enfants.

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        Ist die Trägheit eines Körpers von seinem Energieinhalt abhängig?Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1905. First edition.

      A very fine and completely unsophisticated copy, without stamps or any other markings in strictly contemporary cloth binding, Einstein's groundbreaking 1905 paper, the introduction and derivation of the most famous equation in modern physics: <i>E=mc<sup>2</sup></i>. "A few months after first publishing the theory of relativity, Einstein discovered something that particularly intrigued him; the relation between inertial mass and energy. He wrote to Conrad Habicht during the summer of 1905: 'One more consequence of the paper on electrodynamics has also occurred to me. The principle of relativity, in conjunction with Maxwell's equations, requires that mass be a direct measure of the energy contained in a body; light carries mass with it. A noticeable decrease of mass should occur in the case of radium. The argument is amusing and seductive, but for all I know the Lord might be laughing over it and leading me around by the nose'." (Stachel, Einstein's Miraculous Year). Einstein continued to work late into the summer on this "amusing and seductive" problem before proving the mass-energy relationship that would become known throughout the world as the simple and elegant <i>E=mc<sup>2</sup></i>. Received by Annalen der Physik on September 27, Einstein's derivation and proof of his most famous equation was a dramatic contribution to his 'annus mirabilis' of 1905. Weil *10.. In: Annalen der Physik, 4th series, vol. 18, pp. 639-641. The complete volume offered here in contemporary quarter cloth and marbled boards. 8vo (210 x 140 mm), complete with half title pp viii,1084 and 7 plates. This is normally found as ex-library with stamps and often in later binding. A very fine and fresh copy. Scarce in such good condition

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        Tasmanians in the Transvaal War

      Hobart: Etched and printed at "The Examiner" and "Weekly Courier" Offices, Launceston for S.G. Loone. 1905. First edition. Small 4to. [xvi], 536pp, well illustrated including small photographs of each soldier. Original half leather, gilt title and rules, with green ribbed cloth; the corners rubbed. Edges sprinkled red. Stamp of &#39;The Proprietors, The Examiner & Weekly Courier&#39; on front endpaper and half-title. A nice clean copy, now with a mylar wrapper. Very good. .

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        Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper; Über einen die Erzeugung und Verwandlung des Lichtes betreffenden heuristischen Gesichtspunkt; Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Warme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flussigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen.Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1905. First edition.

      A very fine and completely unsophisticated copy without stamps or any other markings in strictly contemporary cloth binding. "One of the most remarkable volumes in the whole scientific literature. It contains three papers by Einstein, each dealing with a different subject and each today acknowledged to be a masterpiece, and the starting point of a new branch of physics." (Max Born). <br/><br/> ❧Dibner 167; Grolier/Horblit 26b; Norman 691a. <br/><br/> "It is probably no exaggeration to say that Einstein and Newton have been the greatest physicists of all times. Einstein's name is generally associated with the theory of relativity, which has profoundly revolutionized man's ideas of space and time. But as Max Born said in one of his articles, Einstein would probably have been one of the greatest scientists, even had he not written a single line on relativity. Einstein made a spectacular appearance on the physics scene in 1905 [his 'annus mirabilis'] when he published these three papers in one and the same volume of the Annalen der Physik, the three papers having been submitted within a period of only three and half months." (Emil Wolff, Einstein's Researches on the Nature of Light). <br/><br/> In the first paper ('On a Heuristic Viewpoint Concerning the Production and Transformation of Light'), published in March, "Einstein postulated that light is composed of individual quanta (later called photons) that, in addition to wavelike behavior, demonstrate certain properties unique to particles. In a single stroke he thus revolutionized the theory of light and provided an explanation for, among other phenomena, the emission of electrons from some solids when struck by light, called the photoelectric effect." (Britannica). It was for this paper on the photoelectric effect that Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1921. The second paper ('On the Motion Required by the Molecular Kinetic Theory of Heat of Small Particles Suspended in a Stationary Liquid'), published in May, provided the first mathematical model of the phenomena of Brownian motion. It is generally regarded as the first proof that molecules exist. <br/><br/> The third paper is his most celebrated work, introducing the theory of special relativity, in which he fundamentally revolutionized the field of mechanics - probably the greatest achievement since the publication of Newton's Principia. "Toward the end of June it was all written up, and on June 30 receipt of the manuscript was recorded at the editorial office of Annalen in Berlin. The thirty-page article, published three months later, was titled 'On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies'. It was a treatise beyond compare and without precedent, one of the greatest scientific achievements in content and one of the most brilliant in style. Of course, there were later additions, some from Einstein himself and some from others, but these were mere addenda to a theory which had appeared before all the world ready and complete, valid for all time" (Folsing, Albert Einstein).. Three papers in: Annalen der Physik, 4th series, vol. 17, pp. 891-921; 132-148; 549-560. The complete volume offered here in contemporary half cloth. 8vo (219 x 144 mm), complete with half title pp viii,1020 and 5 plates. A very fine and completely unmarked copy. Scarce in such good condition

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        LOVERS IN LONDON

      1905. London: Alston Rivers, 1905. Original dark blue-green cloth lettered in red. First Edition of A. A. Milne&#39;s first book. As a boy Milne was educated at a small public school run by his father -- where, at the age of seven during the years 1889-1890, one of his teachers was none other than H. G. Wells (five years before his first fiction was published). Years later, after Milne graduated (in mathematics) from university, he found work writing for the humor magazine Punch and for the St. James Gazette; it was Wells who suggested that Milne take some of his St. James pieces and combine them into a novel -- and this is the result. (It was a failure: Milne later paid five pounds to buy back the copyright so that it could not be reprinted, and he himself later referred to his second book as his first.) It was not until 1924, after Milne had experienced the horrors of the Great War, that in an effort to return to the simplicities of childhood he began writing the verse and tales featuring Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin.~This copy is still in the extremely delicate original cloth binding; condition is very good (some wear at the spine&#39;s head and sides, minor soil). This is quite a scarce book today -- it is only the second copy we have offered in our 35 years in business. NCBEL IV 671.

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        Ãœber die Möglichkeit einer neuen Prüfung des Relativitätsprinzips" WITHBOUND "Bemerkungen zu der Notiz von Hrn. Paul Ehrenfest: Die Translation deformierbarer Elektronen und der Flüchensatz" in Annalen der Physik Band 23, Heft 1, 1907, pp. 197-199; pp. 206-208

      RARE FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OR EINSTEIN&#39;S ANALYSIS OF THE DOPPLER EFFECT AS A TEST FOR RELATIVITY AS WELL AS HIS DISCOVERY OF THE TRANSVERSE DOPPLER EFFECT. The title translates as &#39;On the Possibility of a New Test of the Relativity Principle.&#39; Here Einstein applies the idea that the "perceived frequency is shifted even when the line between the wave source and receiver and the source&#39;s velocity are perpendicular" (Pais, Chapter 4, Reference E23). "Both time dilation and the relativistic Doppler effect were predicted by Albert Einstein in his seminal 1905 paper. Einstein subsequently [in 1907 and in this paper] suggested an experiment based on the measurement of the relativie frequencies of light perceived as arriving from a light source in motion with respect to the observer, and he calculated the additional Doppler shift due to time dilation. This effect was later called &#39;transverse Doppler effect&#39; (TDE), since such experiments were initially imagined to be conducted at right angles with respect to the moving source in order to avoid the influence of the longitudinal Doppler shift" (Wikipedia). Einstein&#39;s use of the Doppler effect as a confirmation for the pPrinciple of Relativity was not confirmed until 1938 when improved instrumentation was able to affirm Einstein&#39;s assertion. IN THE SECOND PAPER in this issue, "Remarks concerning Paul Ehrenfest&#39;s note: &#39;Translation of the deformable electron and the momentum law,&#39; known as the Ehrenfest paper, Einstein is replying to questions raised by the physicist Paul Ehrenfest. Here Einstein answers by relating Ehrenfest&#39;s question fo his Theory of Relativity. In so doing, Einstein "discusses the difficulty of applying Lorentz transformations to rigid bodies" (Pais, Chapter 4, Reference E11). CONDITION & DETAILS: Leipzig: Barth. 1907. 4to. (9 x 6 inches; 225 x 150mm). Discrete blind ex-libris stamp on front wrap; literally barely visible. Complete issue in original wraps. The wraps have some chipping along the edges (see picture). Blind stamp on the front wrap; barely visible. The front and rear wraps remain attached, but are loosening; the text block is also very loose. Bright and very clean within.

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        Petits édifices historiques. Avec notices descriptives facilitant l?étude des styles. (12 Jge. in 144 Lieferungen in 7 Bänden).

      Paris, Librairies.imprimeries réunies, ancienne Maison Morel (ab Jg. 11: Librairie centrale d?art et d?archtecture), o. J. (ca. 1895 - 1905) - 4°, 6 Bl. Titelei u. Verzeichnis, zus. 1728 S., Priv.-HLwd. d. Zt., Bibliotheksex. (7 unterschiedlich umfangreiche Bde.): priv. Rückenschildchen, Schildchen u. Stempel a. Vs., Tafeln tlw. a. den Stegen (schwach) gestempelt; Kanten berieben, Papier gebräunt, tlw. etw. fingerfleckig; allg. gutes Ex. Zahlreiche Beispiele in Ansichten, Grundrissen und Details aus dem 9. bis 18. Jahrhundert hauptsächlich aus Frankreich, aus Belgien, Italien, aber auch Ägypten und Spanien ? inklusive dem Stadthaus Zürich (10. Jg., 110 Lieferung) 9100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. Auflage, "Bibliotheksausgabe", 20 + 4 Bände, Neuer Abdruck

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1905 - 1913.. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden mit 18.600 Seiten und 150.000 Artikeln mit 16.831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text sowie auf 1.522 Illustrationstafeln (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithogra phien). Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzungsbände (Bd. 21: Ergänzungen und Nachträge; Bd. 22: Jahressupplemet 1909 - 10; Bd. 23: Jahressupplement 1910 - 11; Bd. 24: Jahressupplement 1911 - 12) sowie drei Kriegsnachträge. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden, der Ergänzungsband 21 sowie die Jahres-Supplementbände 21 bis 24, somit vollständiges Exemplar in 24 Bänden. Es handelt sich hier um die so genannte "Bibliotheksausgabe": Schwarze Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentitel sowie reicher ornamentaler Goldprägung, Rückengestaltung in sehr schönem Jugendstil-Linien dekor (Bogenornamentik) nach einem Entwurf von Otto Eckmann. Einbanddecken in farblich passendem olivfarbenen Leinen. Marmorierter Buchschnitt. Die 6. Auflage gilt als Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte und als größtes und prächtigstes Lexikon der Jahrhundertwende-Epoche. Es gibt sie in mehreren unterschiedlichen Ausgaben, die sich jeweils durch eine überaus reizvolle Jugendstil-Ornamentik auszeichnen. Die 6. Meyer-Auflage enthält mehr Cromolithographien als jedes andere Allgemeinlexikon.. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand. Buchrücken kaum berieben, allenfalls Deckel partiell minimal fleckig (dies aber nicht auffällig). Seiten überwiegend sauber, lediglich Vorsätze sowie wenige Seiten etwas fleckig. In toto außergewöhnliches Exemplar dieser gesuchten Jugendstil-Ausgabe in harmonischem, originalem Erscheinungsbild. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. (sechste) Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 20 + 3 Bände, Neuer Abdruck.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1905 - 1912.. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden mit 18.600 Seiten und 150.000 Artikeln mit 16.831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text sowie auf 1.522 Illustrationstafeln (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithogra phien). Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzungsbände (Bd. 21: Ergänzungen und Nachträge; Bd. 22: Jahressupplement 1909 - 10; Bd. 23: Jahressupplement 1910 - 11; Bd. 24: Jahressupplement 1911 - 12) sowie drei Kriegsnachträge. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden (A - Z), der Ergänzungsband 21 sowie sie Supplementbände 22 und 23, insgesamt somit 23 Bände. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei Rückenschildern aus rotem Leder und reicher Goldprägung im Jugendstil-Liniendekor. Einbanddecken mit grüner Leinenbespannung, Goldfileten und Lederecken. Kopfgoldschnitt., seitlicher und unterer Buchschnitt grün eingefärbt. Illustrierte Vorsätze mit Golddruck. Es handelt sich um die so genannte Königsausgabe (Prachtausgabe) der viel gerühmten sechsten Meyer-Auflage, die es in unterschiedlichen Varianten gibt. Die 6. Auflage gilt als Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte und als größtes und prächtigstes Lexikon seiner Epoche. Es gibt sie in zahlreichen unterschiedlichen Ausgaben, die sich durch eine überaus reizvolle Jugendstil-Ornamentik auszeichnen.. Exemplar mit sehr guter Rückenansicht; Rücken und Gelenke kaum berieben, Goldprägungen noch hochglänzend; Deckelleinen im Wesentlichen sauber, wenige Deckel minimal fleckig (kaum sichtbar). Seiten (vor allem Ränder) partiell etwas fleckig; eine Tafel durch Verklebung leicht beschädigt. Bd. 20 mit altem Besitzerstempel auf Titelblatt.In toto außen sehr gutes, innen etwas fleckiges Exemplar. Mit drei seltenen Ergänzungsbänden. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Meyers Großes Konversations- Lexikon. 22 Bde. im Regal, Original- Eichenholz, A-Z + 2 Suppl. 1905 -1910. Neuer Abdruck. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. [Prachtausgabe].

      Erschienen in Leipzig und Wien bei: Bibliographisches Institut, in den Jahren 1905 bis 1910.. Erste Auflage, dieser sechsten, gänzlich neu- bearbeiteten und vermehrten Auflage, in zwanzig Bänden, A bis Z. Siehe Bibliotheca Lexicorum Seite Nr. 430. Insgesamt 22 Bände, A bis Z in 20 Bänden und 2 Ergänzungsbände Band 21 und Band 22 mit über ca. 20.000 Seiten, mit mehr als ca. 13.000 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text, auf über ca.1.500 Bildertafeln, darunter etwa ca. 220 Farbendrucktafeln (Chromo- Lithographien), und ca. 350 Kartenbeilagen, sowie ca. 150 Textbeilagen und ca. 160.000 Artikeln. Gr.8°(Groß-Oktav-Format bis 25cm). Dunkelbraune Original- Halbleder- Bände mit reicher, gold- geprägter Linienornamentverzierung, aus der Jugendstil- Zeit, Schild und stilisierte Harfe, olivgrünes Bezugsleinen mit gold- verzierten Lederecken, elegante mit golden Rund- Ornamenten illustrierte Vorsätze, sowie Kopfgoldschnitt und olivgrüner Buchschnitt. Alles in einem verziertem Eichenholz- Regal mit stabilen Eisenverstärkungen.. Inhalt: Es handelt sich hier um die viel- gerühmte und gefragte sechste Meyer- Auflage der Jahrhundertwende mit 2 Ergänzungsbänden in einem Original Eichenholzregal. Das letzte große und prächtig geschmückte, deutsche Konversationslexikon mit den Chromo- lithographischen Tafeln, ein Höhepunkt der Lexikon- Buchkunst seiner Epoche. Alles in einem braunem stabilen Original- Eichen- Holzregal mit geschwungenen Verzierungen, mit eiserner Aufhänge- Vorrichtung. In Wien und Budapest bot die Buchhandlung Moritz Trömel nach der Jahrhundertwende sechs verschiedene Regale für den Brockhaus und Meyers Konversationslexika an, siehe Bibliotheca Lexicorum, Seite 380. Zustand: Regal bestens erhalten; Einbände mit Gebrauchsspuren, berieben und beschabt, Rücken- Kapitale teilweise leicht eingerissen, Kanten und Ecken etwas bestoßen, bei den Bänden 2, 5 und 14 Rücken lose, beiliegend. Innen: Sauber, komplett und recht ordentlich erhalten. Portokosten auf Anfrage!

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        Signed Pen and Ink Cartoon "Secret Weapon"

      1905.. Very good condition. Original pen and ink signed cartoon by the French political cartoonist "Caran D&#39;Ache", whose real name was Emmanuel Poire (1858 - 1909). This cartoon, dated 8 Mai 05, drawn on tissue paper and signed in the lower right panel, is likely from an album. The drawing spoofs a futuristic protective rounded pod for soldiers; the first panel shows them easily transported; the second panel shows the soldiers with the pods snapped around them, protecting them from the swords and spears of African natives; to use as floating fish-like shells to approach ships under their guns and to use as wash basins and cradles after the "war". The "war" Caran D&#39;Ache spoofs appears to be French Colonial Empire building during the later part of the 19th century, a time when France cloaked their acquisitions in Africa as a moral mission to lift the world up "to French standards by bringing Christianity and French culture. In 1884 the leading exponent of colonialism, Jules Ferry declared; "The higher races have a right over the lower races, they have a duty to civilize the inferior races." Full citizenship rights - assimilation - were offered, although in reality "assimilation was always receding [and] the colonial populations treated like subjects not citizens."[Wikipedia].22 x 14 1/4". A couple of marginal creases, overall very good condition.&#11;&#11;Poire was a satirist whose work appeared in Le Chronique Parisienne, Le Figaro, and Le Rire, and who developed "stories without words", considered a precursor to comic strips. In his later years he began a series of "Albums", booklets of cartoons devoted to current fads and social or political issues.

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