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        Autograph letter signed to 'Annie', (Eleonora, 1858-1924, Italian Actress)

      1905 - in her bold hand, in abbreviated French with translation, saying "Are you here ? - Want to see you - Please ('Prière') reply if possible", 1 side 8vo, Hôtel d'Albe, Avenue des Champs Élysées and Avenue de l'Alma, 55, Paris, no date, c.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB]
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        ANNALS OF THE LOWELL OBSERVATORY, VOLUME III: OBSERVATIONS OF THE PLANET MARS During the Oppositions of 1894, 1896, 1898, 1901 and 1903 Made At Flagstaff, Arizona

      The Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ 1905 - Special numbered presentation copy with Lowell Observatory label numbered 314; Spine a little darkened, rubs at at spine ends, corners and hinge folds, several , small droplet spots on front board ; Numerous plates and cuts [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        The Hawthorne Centenary Celebration at The Wayside, Concord, Massachusetts, July 4-7, 1904

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin / The Riverside Press 1905 - 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt; top edge gilt; lightly soiled. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed: "Mr. Richard Gilder, with the compliments of H. M. Lothrop, The Wayside, Concord Massachusetts," on the front endpaper. The novelist Harriett M. Lothrop (Margaret Sidney), the author of the Five Little Peppers children's series, organized the Hawthorne celebration. Richard Watson Gilder, an accomplished poet, was the longtime editor of Century Magazine. An intriguing presentation copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Naturgeschichte der Vögel Mitteleuropas. Neu bearbeitet von Dr. G. Berg in Berlin, Prof. Dr. R. Blasius [and many others].

      Gera-Untermhaus: Fr. Eugen Köhler, 1897-1905 - 12 volumes, folio. Original half leather, spines lettered in gilt, black cloth sides, gilt rules, marbled endpapers, cloth hinges as issued, gilt edges. Spines with a little differential sunning, slight rubbing, but an excellent set. 449 plates of which 439 are chromolithographs. A very handsome edition, reprinting the original text as published in 1822-60, with corrections in footnotes. The figures for all the plates are re-drawn and show the birds in their natural surroundings. Among the many artists are O. Kleinschmidt, J. G. Keulemans, O. van Riesenthal and others. The eggs are depicted in a series of special plates, based on Eugene Rey's collection.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing.

      London Henry Frowde (c. 1905) - (xx), (586)pp. From "The Fifth Edition, much corrected and enlarged." Printed on India paper at the Oxford University Press, with a frontispiece portrait and half-tone title. This copy is from the miniature library of Franklin Delano Roosevelt,and bears his initials, as well as those of Eleanor Roosevelt, on the verso of the front endpaper. Also on the front endpaper is the numbered book label from Roosevelt's library. Roosevelt was the only president who collected miniature books: it is estimated that his collection comprised over 750 volumes, many of which were presented to him by Eleanor, and these bore both of their initials. This copy was sold at the first auction of the Roosevelt miniatures in 1951, which took place at the Hammer Galleries in New York. Accompanying the book is a magazine clipping announcing the sale, and the lot ticket and estimate. From this sale, the book was bequeathed to the purchaser's son, who, in turn, gave it to its most recent owner -- an angling enthusiast. Bound in brown polished calf with simple gilt rules on both panels and title in gilt on the spine. Spine and corner tips show some drying, frontispiece detached and laid in place, else a near fine copy. A.e.g. (Spielmann 504; Bondy p. 117; Welsh 7030; See Bromer/Edison, p. 156). (2 3/16 by 1 15/16; 60x49mm). Together with: Weber, Francis J. FDR's Little Books. Bradenton, FL, Opuscula Press, 1991. First edition. One of 150 copies. With 20-cent FDR postage stamp from 1982 as frontispiece. Very fine in light gray linen cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Original watercolour from King Arthur. "How Galahad Drew Out the Sword from the Floating Stone at Camelot

      1905. Original artwork in pen and ink and watercolour on board, signed lower right in pen by Arthur Rackham. Approx. image size 28 x 20 inches. Framed. Superb original drawing as used in Arthur Rackham's first and subsequent editions of Malory's Morte d'Arthur, The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. The illustration appears opposite page 316.

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        THE ILIAD. THE ODYSSEY. Translated by William Cullen Bryant; Goethe. FAUST. A TRAGEDY. Translated by Bayard Taylor; Virgil. THE AENEID. Translated by Christopher P. Cranch.

      Houghton Mifflin 1905-06, Boston - Together 14 volumes in imperial octavo. Illustrated with numerous plates, mainly on Japan vellum, the frontispieces in two states, one set colored by hand. Bound in 3/4 green crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with a series of repeating designs in gilt in the panels Virgil in 2 volumes; Faust in 4; Iliad and Odyssey in 4 each. The spines evenly faded to a golden tan, some scuffing to outer corners else fine with a beautiful shelf appearance. Large paper edition limited to 600 copies [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Folio A.B.A.A.]
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        España Artística y Monumental

      s.l. : s.n., [1905] - ~ Ilustrado en todas las páginas del texto con fotografías (algunas coloreadas) y dibujos de época ~ Monumental edición in-folio publicada en 1905 y profusamente documentada con más de mil fotografías de época, comprendiendo las provincias españolas de Granada, Toledo, Sevilla, Burgos, Madrid, Zaragoza, Córdoba, Valencia, San Sebastián, Barcelona, Ávila, Bilbao y Salamanca. Importante testimonio gráfico de la España de comienzos del XX. ~ Media piel editorial, planos forrados a tela roja, lomo con nervios y casas doradas ~ 404p ~ 38x29x3cm. ~ Mínimos desgastes en cantos, algunos pequeños cortes en pie de algunas hojas sin alcanzar texto, por lo demás, en Muy Buen estado ~ Heavy item, circa 3.0 Kg. Extra postage costs will apply / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Life of Lieut.-General The Hon. Sir Andrew Clarke GCMG, CB, CIE

      London: John Murray,, 1905. Colonel-Commandant of Royal Engineers, Agent-General of Victoria, Australia. With a Preface by Colonel Sir G.S. Clarke. Octavo. Original plum diapered cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board, blind panels to the boards. With the dust jacket. Photogravure portrait frontispiece and 2 others similar, 8 half-tone plates, 2 folding coloured maps at the rear. Cloth slightly spotted, light toning, mild foxing to the fore edge, else very good with the torn, but complete, repaired jacket. First edition, uncommon. Commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1844, Clarke spent most of his career in civil employment, beginning with surveying and wharf building in Tasmania and road-building in New Zealand. He became surveyor-general of Victoria in 1853; his proposals for a government-controlled railway system were made law in 1857; and he was also responsible for the setting up of the first electric telegraph from Melbourne to Williamstown, Victoria, which by 1857 had reached the borders of New South Wales and South Australia. He was subsequently sent out to quell unrest on the Gold Coast, before becoming director of engineering works at the Admiralty, 1864-73. His most notable achievements were as governor of the Straits Settlements: "He arrived at Singapore on 4 November 1873, and soon he succeeded in reducing the rampant piracy and imposing some control over the local Chinese secret societies. He was also successful in ensuring that the native sultans of Perak and Selangor were persuaded to accept British 'advisers', as was the practice in India, while at the same time cultivating the friendship of the neighbouring maharaja of Johore … overall Clarke helped to maintain the peace and stability of the peninsula and pave the way for its future prosperity" (ODNB).

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        Frolics in Catland

      London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., 1905. - Onward, For Kitten and CountryFurry Fun For AllWAIN, Louis. Frolics in Catland. Father Tuck's "Travels in Fairyland" No. 9071. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., n.d. [c. 1905?]. First edition. Oblong quarto (8 5/8 x 10 3/4 in; 218 x 272 mm). [26] pp. With eight full-page and numerous color text illustrations. Verses by Norman Gale.Quarter red cloth over pictorial paper boards. Illustrated endpapers. Child's neat signature to ownership page. Fore-edge of first leaf neatly strengthened with tissue. Some edge and corner wear, slight toning to endpapers, still an excellent copy.At the end of the nineteenth century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. "He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves" (H.G. Wells)."From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled [a]lthough he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!" (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).Not in Dale. Unrecorded by Wood.Contents: Conrad's Croquet; The Plucky Cricketer; [Two Cats Playing Tennis]; The Winner; [Two Cats Playing Golf]; Dairy Down Golf Club; Amelia Mlik; Augustus Purd; Tramping Ted; [Two Cats Rowing a Boat]; Camilla Clott; [Two Cats Picking Flowers]; Wooden Bricks; The Poor Bugler; [Two Cat Brass Band]; Jake; [Two Musical Cats]; Pippina Joy; Signor Whiskerando Kat; Velvina Fox; Devoted Dandy; {Two Cats Singing a Comical Duet]; Tomto; [Two Members of the Famous Band] and Fernand. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Seated Indian smoking a Pipe [Study - for consecrating - Bahos - Oraibi]

      1905 - Approximately 9-3/4 x 7.5 inches image area. Pencil drawing. Signed and dated in pencil lower right. Illustrated in "Western Americana" by Harmsen.Warren Rollins (1861- 1962) was born and raised in California. He studied under Virgil Williams at the San Francisco School of Design, eventually becoming the Associate Director of the school. After studying in the East, Warren Rollins moved to San Diego, where he began to paint Indian scenes, basing his work on his travels in the western states. These Indian scenes became quite popular and, in 1917, the Santa Fe Railroad gave him a studio in El Tovar where he could paint the Grand Canyon. Warren Rollins traveled extensively in New Mexico, being amongst the first white artists in Santa Fe. Warren Rollins' first painting show in Santa Fe were before 1910, and he moved there for the first time in 1915, encouraged to do so by his friend E.I. Couse.Warren Rollins exhibited often in Santa Fe, having twenty-five exhibitions between 1916 and 1977. He was known as "The Dean of the Santa Fe Art Colony," and was commissioned for both commercial and consumer pieces, including a portrait of Calamity Jane that hung in the Billings Club until it was destroyed in a fire. Warren Rollins taught at the Palace of the Governors and served as the Santa Fe Art Club's first president. In the 1940s he spent time in Baltimore creating seascapes, predominantly in crayon. Warren Rollins died at the age of 100 in Winslow, Arizona. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Randall House (ABAA)]
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        EN FAMILLE, Trente-Deux Compositions en Couleurs de PIERRE VIDAL

      Paris 1905 - Small quarto 26x19 cms, LIMITED EDITION OF 10 COPIES (overall publication 150) this being number 10 on JAPON with the plates in two states, coloured and uncoloured and AN ORIGINAL WATER COLOUR BY VIDAL. Handsomely leather bound by Affolter in full brown morocco, fine inner dentelles and tapestry extra endpapers, slipcase. Green wrappers bound in. A lovely copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Shipbuilding from its Beginnings. 3 vols.

      Permanent International Association of Congresses of Navigation, 1905, - Van KONIJNENBURG, E. Shipbuilding from its Beginnings. Brussels: The Permanent International Association of Congresses of Navigation, [ca. 1905]. In three volumes. Pp 107, 7 leaves maps; 74 leaves plates; 100 leaves col. plates. Oblong large 8vo, green cloth spine with ill. card covers (vol. 1); green cloth spine with ill. boards (vols. 1 & 2). A splendid review of the development of shipping from antiquity to the end of the nineteenth century concentrating particularly on the development of the shallow-draft cargo vessels of the Netherlands. With one volume of historical analysis augmented by thematic maps, one volume reproducing historical images of ships, and one volume of specially-prepared, gorgeous chromolithographic images. Chipping to spine and covers of vol. 1, inner hinges cracked vol. 2, ffep clipped vol. 3, front corners bumped throughout vol. 2, all 3 vols. rubbed and slightly soiled, occasional thumbing internally, eps discoloured, else good. 1675.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Nearest the Pole. A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.

      . Roosevelt, 1905-1906. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1907. With ninety-five photographs by the author, two maps and a frontispiece in colour by Albert Operti. XX + 411 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth, slightly rubbed..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Récréatios et Passe-temps.

      Hachette, Paris, 1905 - Paris, Hachette (s.d. vers 1905). 4°. 2 ff., 380 p., avec 30 planches en couleurs, dont 1 en double feuille et 1 en bistre, aquarellées à la main, 11 planches hors texte en noir et blanc et 102 illustr. pleine page dans le texte. Reliure demi veau à coins blonde, titre et décor dorés, couvertures et dos conservés. Edition originale. - Livre de référence sur l'histoire et l'iconographie des jeux: Traite en cinq chapitres: jeux de tables - jeux de hasard - jeux de patience - jeux de société - jeux forains. Importante source sur le tric-trac, les échecs, le jeu de dames, le jeu des dés, le domino, la loterie, le jeu du solitaire, les jeux familliers, charades et rébus, le colin-maillard, la main chaude, les bateleurs, acrobates, jongleurs et prestidigitateurs, les masques et masquerades, la balançoire, les montagnes russes etc. Henry René d'Allemagne, archiviste-paléographe, bibliothécaire à l'Arsenal, publie entre 1900 et 1910 une série de livres sur les jeux et les jouets. - Reliure légèrement frotté, deuxième plat de la couverture poussiéreux sinon en bon état. - Erste Ausgabe. Standardwerk zur Geschichte und Ikonografie der Gesellschafts- und Geschicklichkeitsspiele. Behandelt in 5 Kapiteln: Brettspiele - Glücksspiele - Geduldspiele - Gesellschaftsspiele - Jahrmarktspiele. Wichtige Quelle zur Geschichte des Schach, des Damespieles, der Würfelspiele, Domino, Lotto, Solitaire, Familienspiele, Scharaden und Bilderrätsel, Blinde-Kuh, Gaukler, Akrobaten, Jongleure, Zauberer, Maskenspiele, die Schaukel und die Achterbahn. - Henry René d'Allemagne wirkte als Bibliothekar an der Bibliothèque de l'Arsénal. Er veröffentlichte zwischen 1900 und 1910 eine Reihe von Standardwerken über Spiele und Spielzeug. - Einbandrücken schwach berieben. Der hintere Umschlagdeckel etwas angestaubt. Sprache: Französisch Reliure demi veau à coins blonde, titre et décor dorés, couvertures et dos conservés. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Forain aquafortiste

      Paris, G. Pellet et H. Floury 1905 - Livre épuisé 2 vol. de 26,5 x 21,5 cm, demi-maroquin tête de nègre à coins d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs, têtes dorées, couv. cons. (Pierson Henry Joseph), ex-libris Dr. Paul Lecène, chirurgien (1878-1929), 2 ff. (faux-titre, titre), XVI pp. (introduction), 32 ff. avec la description des planches reproduites, 32 planches en héliotypie sous serpentes (numérotées de 1 à 28, 8 bis et A, B, C), 1 f. (table), 1 eau-forte originale de Forain en frontispice; 2 ff. (faux-titre, titre), 98 ff. avec la description des planches reproduites, 98 planches en héliotypie sous serpentes (numérotées de 29 à 125 y compris 75 bis), 4 ff. (tables). Condition : Edition originale de ce catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé de Forain dont le tirage fut limité à 300 ex. num. comprenant une eau-forte originale de Forain en frontispice. Très bel exemplaire bien relié à l'époque par Pierson (petits frottements au dos). 180g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        The Works of William Shakespeare

      - Stratford-on-Avon - The Shakespeare Head Press 1905 - The Shakespeare Head Press's limited edition of Shakespeare's works, in attractive bindings and printed on handmade paper. With a differenttissue-guarded frontispiece in every volume. Includes the Comedy of Errors, Much Ado about Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale, King John, King Richard the Second, The Two Parts of King Henry the Fourth, King Henry the Fifth, The First part of King Henry the Sixth, The Second and Third Part of King Henry the Sixth, King Richard the Third, King Henry the Eighth, Troilus and Cressida, Coriolanus, Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, Antony and Cleopatra and Cymbeline. With watermarks to front blanks, titles and play titlesin each volume. Volumes II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII and IX of ten volumes. The Shakespeare Head Press was established in Stratford on Avon in 1904 by Elizabethan Scholar, editor and publisherArthur Henry Bullen they are reknowed for the quality of their design and printing, working in the Morris tradition. Condition: In armorial half morocco bindings. Externally very attractive with just some shelfwear and marks to the boards. The hinges have been reinforced, just one is slightly strained but holding firm. Internally, firmly bound, beautifully bright and clean throughout due to excellent quality paper. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        EPILOGUES : ARISTOGITON ET L'EDUCATION DES FILLES / DE LA CONFUSION EN MATIERE SCIENTIFIQUE.

      - Manuscrit autographe complet signé de la livraison des Epilogues du 1er janvier 1905. En tout : 8 feuillets, 22 x 14 cm, rédigés à l'encre au recto d'une écriture serrée. Manuscrit destiné à l'impression portant de nombreuses corrections (mots et phrases rayés, déplacement de paragraphe, ajouts ) scrupuleusement respectées, sauf un mot, par l'imprimeur. Il contient deux textes : Aristogiton et l'éducation des filles et De la confusion en matière scientifique, qui seront repris en volume dans le volume des Epilogues titré Réflexions sur la vie 1905-1912 publié par le Mercure de France en 1913. Le premier texte occupe trois pages et demi. Il concerne le grec Aristogiton qui traitait « à la manière chaude » la question de l’éducation des filles, faisant donner à la sienne des « leçons particulières et intimes que l'ancien professeur, resté un maître d'énergie, surveillait avec attention, sans rester lui-même inactif ». Cette fille en fit la confidence à un prêtre de Junon qui avertit la femme d'Aristogiston, lequel mourut par la suite de manière obscure. Gourmont tire de l'histoire la conclusion que « l'aspect social des choses et des hommes est presque toujours un mensonge. L'homme vrai, c’est l'homme physiologique. Aristogiton n'était au naturel que lorsqu'il dansait la danse priapique Mais comme il devait s'amuser le lendemain, en présidant le Comité de régénération de la Patrie ! Il doit y avoir un très grand plaisir à tromper ainsi la société ». Le second texte occupe quatre pages et demi. Lecture faite d'un article d'Armand Sabatier, il fustige le « savant qui abuse de ses connaissances techniques et de sa réputation pour mettre les faits d'observation au service des plus vulgaires croyances spiritualistes Celui qui arguë de la recherche scientifique, de la physique ou de l'anatomie, pour affirmer l'existence de l'âme et son immortalité Un homme capable de pareilles confusions est devenu suspect : c'est un dévot qui vous glisse subrepticement son chapelet ou sa bible ».

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        Orpheus: A Lyrical Legend

      Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth, Boleskine, Foyers, Inverness 1905 - Fine condition two volumes bound as one in quarto boards with a silver cloth binding and gilt stamping to the spine. Previous owner's private library stamp to end papers. **The book will require additional postage, please inquire.**; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Cento Maestri Moderni : Collezione di Pittura Riprodotte a Colore dai Quadri di Maestri Tedeschi Moderni / Testo Esplicativo di Federico Barone D'Ostini, Prof. Paolo Schumann, Lodovico Hevesi, Dott. Massimiliano Osborn

      Bergamo : Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, s.a. [ca 1905] - ~ Translator: Oscar Ulm ~ 100 tavole in cromolitografia applicate al recto su cartoncino, l'ultimo al verso ~ Fondamentale monografia e repertorio sui gli Maestri Tedeschi del Secondo Ottocento ~ Tela editoriale, titolo e filetti oro e a secco al dorso e al piatto anteriore ~ 3f+100f+100 tav. ~ 37x30x6cm. ~ Bellissimo esemplare, perfettamente conservato al interno ~ Heavy item, circa 4.9 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Italiano / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        More Than A Prophet.

      W B Conkey Company, Chicago, Copyright 1905. - Black cloth hardcover with bright gilt lettering of title and author on front plus a cross, same on spine plus the Conkey name at bottom, with spine gilt a little worn but still bright. The pages measure 5 inches by 7 1/2 inches, 180 pp, signed by Douglas on second free endpaper as Lloyd C Douglas. The binding has some general wear at spine ends with folds, top corner tips worn through, some spotting here and there but not prominent. General appearance is very good. Inside there is a small oil spot in uper right corner on front free endpaper, but author's signature page which comes next is not affected. There is a little foxing of pages here and there, but sharp, tight, evidently carefully kept. Douglas was married in 1904, and in 1905 was pastor of a church. My research shows that he paid to have this book, his first, published. I have been unable to locate any others. This is a collection of religious essays, and the book is divided into four parts, with each individual part having 2, 10, 8, and 2 chapters respectively. In his later years he went on to publish Magnificent Obsession and The Robe, among many others, and this small book gives a good example of his elegant use of language and clarity of thought even as a young man in his twenties. He took the title of the seventh chapter of Part 3, More Than A Prophet, for the book title. The content page lists the following: Part I; At the Altar of Incense, In the Arbor. Part II: Innocence in Peril, Victorious Rereat, The Mystic Message, The Claim of Conscience, The Throne of Treachery, The Penitent, An Irrestible Leader, The Deserted Gate, The Shadow of the Symbol, An Unarmed Herald. Part III: The Nazarite, The Jeshimon, From All Judea, The Honor of the Jordan, The Spy, In Kings' Palaces, More Than a Prophet, Released. Part IV: A Vision of Calvary, Reclaimed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kate Keller]
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        Skizze für die neuen Hotelbauten in Brioni".

      O. O., 16. X. 1905. - Fassadenaufriß (Bleistiftzeichnung mit gespritztem Hintergrund in Aquarellfarbe) mit eigenh. Beschriftung in Versalien, rechts unten eh. signiert und datiert. Zeitgenössisch auf Buntpapier montiert, rückseitig mit zwei Ringen zur Aufhängung versehen. 565:175 mm. Ausnehmend dekorative und, wie an der zeitgenössischen Montage ersichtlich, bereits von Kramer zu Ausstellungs- bzw. Präsentationszwecken hergestellte Architekturzeichnung ganz im Stile seines Lehrers Otto Wagner, in dessen Spezialschule für Architektur er 1894/5 inskribiert war. Der in Galizien geborene "Kramer war freiberuflicher Architekt in Wien, wahrscheinlich war er am Bau des 'Meeres von Zishäusern' (Altenberg) beteiligt" (M. Pozzetto, Die Schule Otto Wagners 1894-1912 [Wien 1980], S. 235). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Le Livre Des MILLE NUITS et Une Nuit (16 vols)

      Paris: Eugene Fasquelle & A. Le Vasseur & Cie. 1905 - 5 3/4" x 9" (14.5 x 22.5mm)approx. All 16 volumes in uniform, Original red Leather spine & 1/4 binding with swirly coloured paper boards (see scans). Condition Bindings Fair ,sign's of some repair, some spines have some splitting and minor rubbing etc. .Contents no inscriptions, original multicoloured peacock endpapers, pages clean & tight, all pages browned/aged due to the poor quality of paper used when printed. Total weight is approx 39lbs ,( 17 kilos) so must e-mail re postage, delivery within 100 miles (ie Cambridge/London) may be free , (as at fairs i do) again e-mail me 1st.

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        The Justice of the Peace Reports

      85 - London - Richard Shaw Bond, abd Justic of the Peace Ltd. 1905 - An extensive collection of the records of the Justice of Peace from 1905 to 1985, which covers all aspects of the law for the magisterial and criminal courts. The Justice of the Peace Reports cover criminal and procedure law, consumer law, licensing law, local government law, coroners law, youth court, road traffic, customs and excise and wildlife cases. Containing volumes LXIX (1905), LXXX (1906), LXX (1907), LXXIII (1909), LXXV (1911), LXXVIII (1914), LXXXIV (1920), C (1936), CII (1938), CIII (1939), CIV (1940), CX (1946), CXX *1966), CXXXI (1967), CXXXII (1968), CXXXIII (1969), CXXXIV (1970), CXXXV (1971), 136 (1972), 137 (1973), 138 (1974), 139 (1975), 140 (1976), 141 (1977), 142 (1978), 143 (1979), 145 (1981), 147 (1983), 148 (1984), 149 (1985). Also with the reports from 1918, 1921, 1940-47, 1949, 1961-66, and 1968-1985, plus the supplements numbered volumes1-6 (1958-9, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63 and 1963-64)giving a total of seventy-one volumes. The Justice of the Peace (JP) magazine has continuously reported for 172 years all aspects of the law for the magisterial and criminal courts, since first published in 1837. It is the oldest legal weekly journal in England and Wales, and read by those making decisions in their specialist areas within the Criminal Justice System. Featuring independent comment on important decisions made by the courts or government, Notes of the Week reporting important and relevant cases of interest, Features, articles and interview, current news and projects being used within the criminal justice system, covering family law, coroners, trading standards, local authority, probation, prison and police areas, road traffic and custom and excise, IT developments and relevant cases, Notes of Cases (taken from Justice of the Peace Reports, reports on sentencing and current practice), and Weekly Law Digest (a round-up of the new Acts, statutory instruments and parliamentary publications). Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, though with some rubbing and spotting to the leather of some volumes. Three hinges strained. Loss to backstrip of 1918 Records. Internally, generally firmly bound, though two volumes slightly strained. Bookseller's labels to many front pastedowns. Institutional inkstamps to front endpapers. Cockling to the pages of one volume. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just the occasional instance of spotting. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie

      Leipzig: Deuticke, 1905 Original printed wrappers preserved in a clamshell box.. An excellent copy with the back strip redone. First edition of the work which Freud himself considered second in importance only to his Die Traumdeutung. Freud introduces here his epochal theory of infantile sexuality, which linked the forces motivating the development of body and mind from earliest infancy, a contribution of utmost value. Infantile sexuality was a fact known, Freud said, to every nursemaid, yet the Three essays provoked (and still provokes) considerable controversy in both scientific and popular sectors. The importance of the Three essays to Freud is underscored by the fact that it was the only book besides The interpretation of dreams that he submitted to constant revision, with six editions published in his lifetime.&

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        Autograph Letter, Signed ("Edwin Markham", with a flourish and spatter), to journalist Alfred Henry Lewis, concerning praise of Markham's poem Virigilia, published in the Cosmopolitan for August 1905

      52 Washington Pl., New York, 2 august 1905. 12mo. 1 page pen and ink on a folded sheet. Fine . Markham's love poem "Virgilia", published in the Cosmopolitan magazine for August 1905, filled the letter columns of New York literary papers with praise and disdain. Markham writes Lewis, a prolific author and frequent contributor to the magazine, "It is reward indeed to be praised by your dauntless pen. My 'Virgilia' pleases you, that is enough. The noise of the ant-hills will not disturb me, now that the mountain has spoken." "emphasis on changes in literary forms and their movement away from social commentary and political topics made much of what distinguished Markham's verse dated. He gradually fell from critical favor, and his reputation never fully recovered. Nevertheless, despite the critics' increasing disenchantment with him, Markham remained an important public figure, traveling across the nation and receiving warm praise nearly everywhere he went" - ANB

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        The Troll Garden

      New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.,, 1905. Octavo. Original red vertical grain cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, front cover decorated in blind; in the supplied dust jacket. In a red morocco-backed folding case. With Pyle's illustrated bookplate on the front pastedown, and that of collector F. B. Adams, Jr. on the verso of the front free endpaper. Edge of front pastedown scraped, else a fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some chips, tears, and soiling. First edition, first printing, of the author's first prose work; presentation copy, inscribed to the great American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle: "Will Mr. Howard Pyle accept through me the love of seven big and little children to whom he taught the beauty of language and of line, and to whom, in a desert place, he sent the precious message of Romance. Willa Sibert Cather, April 26, 1906." The "seven big and little children" referred to are Cather, her five siblings, and their live-in cousin, as well as the seven short stories in the book; the "desert place" was Nebraska; the "precious message of Romance" was provided by Howard Pyle's illustrated writings, which were favourites of children in Willa Cather's generation. Cather took up the post of managing editor for McClure's Magazine, where several of these short stories had first been published, around the time of this inscription, and where Pyle was art editor from 1905, though he resigned the position the following year, apparently finding the office atmosphere too hectic.

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        The Collected Works.

      Foyers, The Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth, 1905–7 - 3 volumes in 1, octavo. Original limp white buckram, titles to upper board gilt, top edge gilt others uncut. Some spotting to endleaves, cloth rather grubby. Very good. Printed on India paper. First Edition, Sole Printing. With the ownership inscription of one Raymond Radclyffe on the front free endpaper, underneath which is Crowley's later signed presentation inscription, "I am sad, for he [Radclyffe] was one of the very best that ever lived; a City Editor straight as Euclid before Einstein attacked him, and one of the best literary critics and friends in the world. But now I am glad, for Collin Brooks to whom I give this copy (which is not mine to give) has restored me to that 'too much love of living' which I thought I had packed. Aleister Crowley 26-5-42 EV". A spectacular piece of early Crowley egomania. Radclyffe was a journalist and editor of whom Crowley wrote, "Raymond Radclyffe, who, though utterly indifferent to Magick, was passionately fond of poetry and thought mine first-class, and unrivaled in my generation"! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        THE HAUNTED AND THE HAUNTERS; OR, THE HOUSE AND THE BRAIN.

      London and Glasgow: Gowans & Gray, Ltd., 1905 - Small octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-57 [58: blank] [59: ad] [60: blank], original chromolithographed parchment paper wrappers. First edition. Issued as "Gowans International Library Number 1." The first separate book publication of this famous supernatural tale. It was first published in Blackwood's Magazine in 1859 and first appeared in book form in TALES FROM BLACKWOOD [FIRST SERIES], Volume X (n.d. 1860). The Gowans text is the long version of the story, which is usually reprinted in its short form as "The House and the Brain." The shorter version, revised and cut by Bulwer- Lytton (perhaps because he wished to use his theory of the supernatural at greater length in his novel A STRANGE STORY [1861]), "lacks both coherence and conclusion. The fuller version is both a wonderful ghost story and a well-wrought example of Bulwer-Lytton's theory of the supernatural. Bulwer Lytton's story developed from his study of spiritualism, which he had begun six years earlier, and of mesmerism, which he had undertaken thirteen years before that. Thus, 'The Haunted and the Haunters' represents nearly twenty years' study of paranormal phenomena. On the one hand, it is a chilling tale of ghosts and terror; on the other, Bulwer- Lytton's main purpose in telling the story was to illustrate his theory 'that the Supernatural is Impossible, and that what is called supernatural is only a something in the laws of nature of which we have been hitherto ignorant.' For Bulwer- Lytton, however, the laws of nature include 'the power that in the old days was called Magic' -- a power of the human will that can affect mental and physical reality and produce the apparently supernatural" - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 698-700. Bulwer-Lytton's story "implies a whole cosmos in which a physical force called Will has asserted itself against divine Idea and become the first principle behind all events and phenomena. The protagonist encounters a strangely palpable and almost invisible power, which turns out -- in the briefer and more familiar revised version of the story -- to be the volitional energy of some apparently long-dead man. This terrible man of the past has so trained and developed his will that it can operate as an active, malignant principle even beyond the bounds of his life-span. Whether Bulwer is here hinting at animal magnetism and Balzacian odic fluids or at something like Schopenhauer's impersonal cosmic Will, the universe has in any case been reduced to a battleground of opposing wills. The will that thereby concentrated and focuses its force most completely can magnetize Mejnour's 'all-pervading and invisible fluid' and so impose itself throughout space and time." - Christensen, Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Fiction of New Regions, p. 176. "Edward Bulwer-Lytton is probably best known in fantasy for his ghost story, "The Haunted and the Haunters; or, the House and the Brain," an archetypal Victorian haunted house story -- though it is profound in its assessment and investigation of the haunting, and remarkably effective in its creation of atmosphere. Bulwer-Lytton was sensationally popular in his day and had a strong influence on other writers. His occult works, along with those of J. Sheridan Le Fanu, form the basis of modern supernatural fiction." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 249. "The Haunted and the Haunters" is "the only one of Bulwer-Lytton's contributions to supernatural fiction likely to be read in the future. In it, his genuine ability to evoke moods of mystery and horror stands out. First published in Blackwood's Magazine, it has since been widely anthologized and remains a classic, perhaps the best haunted house story ever written. Its direct influence ranges from 'No. 252 Rue M. le Prince' in Ralph Adams Cram's BLACK SPIRITS AND WHITE (1895) to Richard Matheson's HELL HOUSE (1971). Whatever the fate of his novels, this tale will keep Bulwer-Lytton's name alive." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclope [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE WORKS OF ALEISTER CROWLEY (Traveller's Edition) Collected Works

      Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth 1905 - The collected poems and plays of Aleister Crowley. 3 volumes in one with portraits. Contains several interesting and old inscriptions including: 'Joey" from "Don" 1910; addresses of Sheridan Bickers (Canadian OTO - Crowley dedicated a poem to Bickers) including one in Hollywood; and "To lose thee, love, is all my happiness." signed "Suprato" and surrounded by kisses. The Vols l & ll portraits are pasted in and the signatures are different styles, and there is a penciled note under the Vol lll portrait referring to smoking a pipe (no signature). First Edition with Portraits. Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth 1905/6/7. ix + 269, viii + 283, vii + 248pp hb dark blue cloth with gilt leather title label, printed on watermarked Oxford Indian paper, some pages a little fragile with 3 pages repaired, covers sunned, title label slightly worn otherwise vg+ - A very nice copy with interesting associations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility Fore-edge Painting in Bumpus Signed Binding - Thomson illustrations with

      MACMILLAN, LONDON 1905 - Sense and Sensibility - Thomson illustrations with Fore-edge Painting in Bumpus Signed Binding Small octavo (4.5x7), 342 pages, Introduction by Austin Dobson, illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Handsomley bound in a fine signed leather binding by Bumpus Ltd., Oxford, with their gilt binder's mark on lower inside front cover. Half grey-green calfskin and light cloth. Gold spine title and decorations in six panels between bands. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved cherubic bookplate of Maud King on front pastedown over light baby blue endpapers; bookplate by William P. Barrett (INV WPB 1905). Enhanced with a charming full color Fore-edge Painting, an oval bordered portrait, likely representing Jane Austen, and the other a scene from the book of a drawing room with two characters at a piano. A unique and very desirable volume in the finest of condition. fore edge painting" OR "foreedge painting" OR "fore-edge painting" OR "painting on foreedge" OR "painting on fore edge" OR "painting on fore-edge DATE PUBLISHED: 1905 EDITION: SPECIAL ED 342 GIFT QUALITY IN THE FINEST OF CONDITION [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Newport: Our Social Capital. (Limited Edition 1/347 copies.)

      Philadelphia and London. J.B. Lippincott Company. MDCCCCV (1905). - First Edition. With matching dates of 1905 on the title and copyright pages. With "Published November, 1905" on the copyright page. "This edition is printed from the type, and is limited to Thre Hundred and Forty-seven copies. This is Number 219." (Limitation page) With a a splendid colored frontispiece by Henry Hutt, many illustrations in photogravure and double-tone, and from drawings by Edward Stratton Holloway. All with tissue guards. With two maps in excellent condition, crisply folded and pocketed in the rear paste-down: 1) Map of Newport; 2) Road Map of Island of Rhode Island and Conanicut Island. And over 95 splendid full-page illustrations, photogravures, all with tissue guards throughout this limited edition. Splendidly bound in finely woven brown linen cloth stamped brightly in gold on the front boards and the spine. With the Rhode Island seal stamped in gold and blue on the front boards, featuring an anchor and the word "Hope" on a waving banner. Printed on heavy, deckle-edged paper. Very clean and tight throughout. With a touch of dampstain to the bottom corner of the colored frontispiece, not affecting the plate. Top edges gilded. With heavy fraying and chipping to the top and bottom of the cloth of the spine ends. Some light leeching of color to the bottom left-hand corner of the front panel, and slight bumping to the corners. A substantial and handsomely bound book. First Edition. With matching dates of 1905 on the title and copyright pages. With "Published November, 1905" on the copyright page. "This edition is printed from the type, and is limited to Thre Hundred and Forty-seven copies. This is Number 219." (Limitation page) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RAJOLAS VALENCIANAS Y CATALANAS

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Vilanova i la Geltru. Paper de fil. el millor llibre de Ceramica Catalana i Valenciana.352 Pag. 28,5x23,5. 1905. Rustica. Completament il lustrat entre text amb la identificacio corresponent. Magnific exemplar.

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        THE HAUNTED AND THE HAUNTERS; OR, THE HOUSE AND THE BRAIN

      London and Glasgow: Gowans & Gray, Ltd.,. 1905. Small octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-57 [58: blank] [59: ad] [60: blank],. original chromolithographed parchment paper wrappers.. Spine rolled, wrappers darkened (a fault common to this type of. paper), otherwise a remarkably nice copy of a very fragile book.. Rare. Enclosed in a custom cloth slipcase.(#106160). First edition. Issued as "Gowans International Library Number 1." The first separate book publication of this famous supernatural tale. It was first published in Blackwood's Magazine in 1859 and first appeared in book form in TALES FROM BLACKWOOD [FIRST SERIES], Volume X (n.d. 1860). The Gowans text is the long version of the story, which is usually reprinted in its short form as "The House and the Brain." The shorter version, revised and cut by Bulwer-Lytton (perhaps because he wished to use his theory of the supernatural at greater length in his novel A STRANGE STORY [1861]), "lacks both coherence and conclusion. The fuller version is both a wonderful ghost story and a well-wrought example of Bulwer-Lytton's theory of the supernatural... Bulwer Lytton's story developed from his study of spiritualism, which he had begun six years earlier, and of mesmerism, which he had undertaken thirteen years before that. Thus, 'The Haunted and the Haunters' represents nearly twenty years' study of paranormal phenomena... On the one hand, it is a chilling tale of ghosts and terror; on the other, Bulwer-Lytton's main purpose in telling the story was to illustrate his theory 'that the Supernatural is Impossible, and that what is called supernatural is only a something in the laws of nature of which we have been hitherto ignorant.' For Bulwer- Lytton, however, the laws of nature include 'the power that in the old days was called Magic' -- a power of the human will that can affect mental and physical reality and produce the apparently supernatural" - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 698-700. Bulwer-Lytton's story "implies a whole cosmos in which a physical force called Will has asserted itself against divine Idea and become the first principle behind all events and phenomena. The protagonist encounters a strangely palpable and almost invisible power, which turns out -- in the briefer and more familiar revised version of the story -- to be the volitional energy of some apparently long-dead man. This terrible man of the past has so trained and developed his will that it can operate as an active, malignant principle even beyond the bounds of his life-span. Whether Bulwer is here hinting at animal magnetism and Balzacian odic fluids or at something like Schopenhauer's impersonal cosmic Will, the universe has in any case been reduced to a battleground of opposing wills. The will that thereby concentrated and focuses its force most completely can magnetize Mejnour's 'all-pervading and invisible fluid' and so impose itself throughout space and time." - Christensen, Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Fiction of New Regions, p. 176. "Edward Bulwer-Lytton is probably best known in fantasy for his ghost story, "The Haunted and the Haunters; or, the House and the Brain," an archetypal Victorian haunted house story -- though it is profound in its assessment and investigation of the haunting, and remarkably effective in its creation of atmosphere... Bulwer-Lytton was sensationally popular in his day and had a strong influence on other writers. His occult works, along with those of J. Sheridan Le Fanu, form the basis of modern supernatural fiction." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 249. "The Haunted and the Haunters" is "the only one of Bulwer-Lytton's contributions to supernatural fiction likely to be read in the future. In it, his genuine ability to evoke moods of mystery and horror stands out. First published in Blackwood's Magazine, it has since been widely anthologized and remains a classic, perhaps the best haunted house story ever written. Its direct influence ranges from 'No. 252 Rue M. le Prince' in Ralph Adams Cram's BLACK SPIRITS AND WHITE (1895) to Richard Matheson's HELL HOUSE (1971). Whatever the fate of his novels, this tale will keep Bulwer-Lytton's name alive." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 63. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 306. Bleiler (1978), p. 34. Reginald 09377. Sadleir 409. Not in Wolfe.

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        Kate Greenaway

      London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. - Edition de Luxe With an Original Pencil Sketch by Kate Greenaway[GREENAWAY, Kate]. SPIELMANN, M.H., and G.S. LAYARD. Kate Greenaway. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905.Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 numbered copies (this copy being No. 181), signed by the artist’s brother, John Greenaway. Large quarto (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches; 267 x 206 mm.). 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 half-tone plates.Original white cloth over bevelled boards with front cover and spine lettered in gilt and decoratively stamped in blind in a geometric and floral design. Top edge gilt. Color pictorial endpapers. A near fine copy.All 500 copies of the Edition de Luxe have original Kate Greenaway artwork bound in. Copy No. 1 has five watercolor sketches, copy No. 2 has four, copy No. 3 has three, copy No. 4 has two, and copy Nos. 5-10 each have one watercolor sketch. Beginning with copy No. 11, each copy has an original pencil sketch.This copy has an exceptional original pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway depicting a young girl, standing facing left, wearing a long dress with an empire waist, big puffy sleeves, and a wide sash with a bow at the back. At upper right, are detailed sketches of her arms, wearing long fingerless gloves, resting on a surface."Containing upwards of 80 full page illustrations, 53 of which are reproduced in facsimile from original water-colour 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 hand-made paper. Bound in white vellum cloth, gilt top Each of these copies contains an original pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway Fifteen Extra Copies. Each of these copies contains at least one original water-color sketch by Kate Greenaway" (Publisher’s Prospectus).Schuster & Engen 226. Thomson 400. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        KATE GREENAWAY

      Adam & Charles Black 1905 - 1st 1905. Very good condition with no wrapper. Deluxe limited edition of 500 copies, SIGNED by Kate Greenaway's brother, John Greenaway. Cream cloth with gilt titles and blind decorations. With an original sketch by Kate Greenaway. Beautiful plates that have captioned page guards. Copy No. 341 of 500. SIGNED by John Greenaway on original sketch page and copy no. page. All colour plates are present. Some grubby marks and a few small indentation marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some browning to outer page edges. Light foxing to a few plate guards. Some light finger marks to page margins. Still a great copy of this scarce item! [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Photograph Album of Anticosti Island

      Unknown - 1905. () Near fine. Oblong Folio in gilt stamped full leather, silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt with 29 photographs approximately 28.5 X 39 CM - both vertical and horizontal formats. Photographer Unknown. Includes a portrait of Henri Menier (1853-1913) and photo of Quebec City from the river, the rest showing Anticosti Island many of the improvements made by Menier since its aquisition, including exterior and interior shots of his mansion at Baie-Ellis, the new settlements, road improvements, etc and of the 'Bacchante' a 1, 200 ton yacht which Menier bought from the Russian, Prince Stroganoff than outfitted with naval guns. Inscribed and Signed by Henri Menier on Portrait to Captain Newton. Rare there being only a few similar albums with different photos and qualities. Aquired from the Newton Family. In December 1895, Henri Menier, a rich French chocolate manufacturer, brought Anticosti island for $125,000.00, based on the recommendations of his life-long friend George-Martin Zede, with the intention of developing a model settlement and a fishing and hunting paradise that he could visit with his friends. Martin Zede who was named Director- General of the Island (1895-1926), spent considerable financial resources under the directions of Menier, until Menier's death in 1913. Henri Menier initially developed the village of English Bay which he renamed Bay-Holy-Claire in honour of his mother. Then, a few years later, ordered its installations to be moved to Ellis Bay, creating a new village that became Port-Menier where he built a sumptuous villa for his infrequent visits, at the cost of $130,000.00. Martin Zede developed the lumber, agriculture annd fishing bringing a certain amount of prosperity for the islands' inhabitants. The most extravagant was the introductiong of several animal species of which the stag of Virginia constitutes one of the principal richness of the island today. With the death of Henri Menier, in 1913, his brother Gaston continued, in a less intensive way, the development of the island including the construction of several fishing and hunting lodges and the development of tourism related to these activities. Gaston Menier (1855-1934), was an active member of the Quebec Yacht Club 1905-13 and proprietor of the yacht Bacchante. In 1926, Gaston would resell the island to 'Wayagamack Pulp and Paper' for approximately $6,000,000.00. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de L'Amateur de Reliures.

      Paris Gruel & Engelmann; Léon Gruel and Henri LeClerc 1887, 1905 - Two quarto volumes. 186 pp., + (68) ff.; 186 pp. + (70) ff. Volume I is one of 250 copies, volume II one of 600 copies. Illustrated with a total of 138 reproductions of bindings and related materials in black and white, monochrome, and a number of stunning color plates apparently printed by intaglio. Also with one tipped-in leaf and numerous text vignettes. A history of the subject by the well-known French binder and scholar Gruel, with biographical notes on numerous binders and examples of bindings dating from the eleventh through the eighteenth century. In contemporary quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, with the original color-decorated wrappers bound in. Books are not uniform in size, volume I being slightly larger than volume II. Hinges of both volumes worn and split at spine ends, small amount of chipping and rubbing to spines, top of spine of volume one repaired, some offsetting to interior. Plates in fine condition. T.e.g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE HINDERED HAND

      Tenn.: The Orion Publishing, 1905. Book. Good. Hardback. First Edition. 5 x 7 ½. Title: THE HINDERED HAND/SUTTON E. GRIGGS/1905/SUPER RARE/ FIRST ED? Author: Sutton E. Griggs Publisher/Copyright: The Orion Publishing, Tenn 1905 Edition: Not sure if this is the First Edition Condition:(all defects if any are formulated into pricing) The outside has a used look about it. There are some very small greenish like paint stains on the top to the spine that are almost unnoticeable. The paste on picture on the front board has some slight rubbing. There is a penciled signature that can easily be erased on the front endpaper and the inside back board. Heavy like foxing on the first and last few pages. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean but foxed, book is tight and sturdy. A good copy. Size: 5 x 7 ½ (approximately)Pages: 303 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback without dust jacket Shipping & Handling: U.S. , Insurance extra. Refunds: All items are 100% refundable up to 10 days after item received Background/Description: Not sure if this is the First Edition. There is a third edition on the Internet selling for $1800. The only 2 First Editions are in the $2950-3500 range. SUPER RARE COPY!!!!!! The Orion Publishing, Tenn 1905. Good(minus)/None dust jacket condition. Overall book has a used look about it inside and outside. Rough outside with heavy foxing inside. The reign of the Repressionist. Really good price for this possible First Edition, I'm not sure about the points. But there is only one date on the copyright and title page and it is 1905. The book is dark maroon in color. GRIGGS, SUTTON ELBERT (1872-1933). Sutton Elbert Griggs, novelist and minister, was born at Chatfield, Texas, to Rev. Allen R. Griggs in 1872. His father was a former Georgia slave who had become a prominent Baptist minister in Texas. After graduating from Dallas public schools and Bishop College in Marshall (1890), Griggs attended Richmond Theological Seminary at Richmond, Virginia, between 1890 and 1893. On May 10, 1897, he married Emma J. Williams of Portsmouth, Virginia. Upon graduating from seminary Griggs took a pastorate in Berkley, Virginia. It was here that he wrote his first novel, Imperium In Imperio (1899), which may be the first black nationalist novel. Over the course of his career Griggs wrote more than a dozen books, including five novels, five social tracts, his autobiography, a short biography of John L. Webb, and The Kingdom Builder's Manual (1924), a booklet of biblical quotations. At his expense he published and distributed these works, which were generally written for "the aspiring classes of the black south." Although virtually unknown among whites, his writings were generally read by African Americans. Griggs wrote in a very direct style that was somewhat stiff and formal. He was one of the few Southern members of the Niagra movement, a civil rights group which had an outspoken platform based on the issue of racial and social justice and which eventually evolved into the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Although he has often been characterized as a black nationalist based on the plot of his first novel, this may be an overgeneralization since his subsequent novels do not contain this theme. In Imperium in Imperio Griggs chronicles the social and political injustice to which blacks are subjected. He describes the meeting of the Imperium in Imperio, a secret political organization in Waco, Texas, composed of blacks who are frustrated with the social and political status of blacks in America. In the novel the leader of the organization argues for the violent takeover of the state of Texas. Neither this work nor any subsequent novel by Griggs received widespread distribution. Although succeeding Griggs novels, Overshadowed (1901), Unfettered (1902), The Hindered Hand (1905), and Pointing the Way (1908), are deemed "less militant" by some scholars, they received poor circulation. One reason may be that many of Griggs's philosophies on rac.

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        Rip Van Winkle

      William Heinemann, London 1905 - Second impression, November 1905. Finely bound by Zaehndorf, between 1905-1915, in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands. With many tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues, bound in at the back. Some foxing, o/w Good & Sound. 4to (7 1/2 x 10 1/4") Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Pordes Books Ltd]
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        SIMPLICISSIMUS jargang 10 (april 1905 a mars 1906) Con la legatura orginale editoriale nera e l'immagine del CAGNONE in prima di copertina., Munchen, Langen Albert, 1905

      - Unico volume rilegato cmm. 28,5 x 38, numero pag. per fasc. irregolari. totale annata pp. 528, comprese le numerose di pubblicit? sia a colori che in b/n. In questa annata sono inseriti 52 numeri del "Bleibat des Simplicissimus" di 4-6 facciate cadauno, che non hanno numerazione e sono veicoli di bella pubblicit? e di alcune caricature in b/n. La quantit? delle pagine rende questa annata particolarmente corposa Non manca alcun numero e la raccolta è in condizioni più che buone. Il famoso stile di SIMPLICISSIMUS, divenuto leggendario, aveva un taglio critico-satirico verso il potere e la vita borghese, ma sono interessanti anche gli articoli letterari, poesie e racconti. In questa annata è assai interessante uno scritto di THOMAS MANN alla pagina 62, ed un'altro di suo fratello Heinrich Mann alla pag. 508. Risulta che Thomas Mann (premio Nobel per la letteratura 1929) abbia collaborato alla rivista gi? dal 1896. Fondamentali poi contributi artistici con gli straordinari e graffianti disegni a colori dei grandi disegnatori ed animatori Olaf Gulbranson (riconosciuto come uno dei più grandi illustratori della sua epoca ed anima del giornale), Heine (il creatore del famoso cagnone), Bruno Paul, Reznicef, Schulz, Eduard Thony, Engl, Steinlen e tanti altri. All'inizio c'è il prezioso indice di tutta l'annata con dettagli utilissimi. Ognuna delle centinaia di figure. lancia messaggi e simboli e può essere considerata come un editoriale od un articolo di fondo. Le immagini hanno anche un valore artistico indiscutibile. (abbiamo una seconda annata completa rilegata in tutta tela azzurra - prezzo 400 euro)

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        RIP VAN WINKLE

      William Heinemann. London.,1905. EARLY RACKHAM EDITION. Second impression, the same format as the First edition, published two months earlier. 4to.(10.1 x 7.7 inches). Colour frontis and forty nine colour plates, mounted onto thicker paper and with a printed tissue guard. Publishers dark green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Illustration of Rip Van Winkle stamped in gilt to front board. Lower hinge split to the middle of spine. Apart from some foxing to the first four text pages this is a clean copy internally. A near very good copy of this beautiful book. The first of the famous tipped in colour plate gift books that made Rackham a household name.:.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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