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        Norroena : Anglo-Saxon Classics #74 of 350 Copies Limited Edition 15 Volume Leatherbound Set

      Norroena Society. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1905. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. 15 volume leatherbound set. #74 of 350 copies. Imperial Edition. 1905. Multi colored bindings. Gold gilt design on covers and spine. Some of the volumes have chipping to tops of spine. Volume 13 has a blemish on the spine, with loss of leather. Very Good Minus condition overall. Marbled endpapers. Owners bookplates on endpapers. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Lektsii o rabotie glavnikh pishtshevaritelnikh zhelyos.St. Petersburg: I. N. Kushnereff & Ko., 1897. First edition.

      A fine copy, in contemporary Russian binding, of this famous work on digestive juices by the demonstrator of the 'conditioned reflex'. <br/><br/> &#10087;PMM 385; Grolier/Horblit 83; Dibner 135; Grolier/Medicine 85; Lilly Library <i>Notable Medical Books</i> 241.<br/><br/> "Mouth-watering is a familiar experience and may be induced without the sight or smell of food. The sounds of a table being laid for lunch in another room may induce salivation in man, and the rattle of a dish in which its food is usually served will cause similar reaction in a dog. <br/><br/> "By detailed analysis of such facts as these Pavlov made great contributions to our knowledge of the physiology of digestion in a series of lectures delivered in St Petersburg and published in the following year [i.e., the offered work]. In the course of these lectures he described the artificial stomach for dogs used by him to produce for the first time gastric juices uncontaminated by food. Further experiments led him to the conclusion that salivation and the flow of gastric juice ensuing upon the sight or smell of food was due to a reflex process. This simple form of reaction he called first a 'psychic', later an 'unconditioned', reflex. Reflex action was familiar to physiologists, but it had never been invoked to explain such a complicated process. <br/><br/> "Pavlov now set himself to discover the far more complicated process involved in the evocation of gastric responses to stimuli other than food, for example the rattle of a familiar platter. This was in the nature of an acquired stimulus and as reflex action was induced by a particular condition or set of conditions he called it a 'conditioned' reflex. From a series of experiments increasingly detailed, and a tabulation of results increasingly exact, he found that virtually any natural phenomenon may be developed into a conditioned stimulus to produce the selected response - 'The Activity of the Digestive Glands'. All that was necessary was to submit the animal to the selected stimulus at feeding time and the stimulus would eventually cause salivation in the absence of food. <br/><br/> "The elaboration of these experiments and their extension to children demonstrated how great a proportion of human behaviour is explicable as a series of conditioned reflexes. Indeed some psychologists seem nowadays to believe that behaviour is all. Pavlov's results are, indeed, clearly complementary to those of Freud and many regard them as of more fundamental significance. Like Freaud's, this was the work of one man and a completely new departure. Pavlov was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1905." (Printing and the Mind of Man).. 8vo (180 x 128 mm), pp. [vi], ii, 223, [1], contemporary Russian black half morocco with gilt spine lettering in cyrillic, light wear to corners. A very fine copy in it's original state

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        Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie

      Leipzig: Barth. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, RARE JOURNAL ISSUE of Einstein&#39;s General Theory of Relativity. PMM 408. Einstein&#39;s General Theory of Relativity is a continuation and dramatic expansion of some of the ground-breaking ideas set forth in his 1905 paper on special relativity. Specifically, with general relativity, Einstein applied his revolutionary conceptions of time, space, and matter to all of the universe, and providing, for the first time the definitive reinterpretation of the Newtonian model. "Whereas Special Relativity had brought under one set of laws the electromagnetic world of Maxwell and Newtonian mechanics as far as they applied to bodies in uniform relative motion, the General Theory did the same thing for bodies with the accelerated relative motion epitomized in the acceleration of gravity. But first it had been necessary for Einstein to develop the true nature of gravity from his principle of equivalence ... Basically, he proposed that gravity was a function of matter itself and that its effects were transmitted between contiguous portions of space-time ... Where matter exists, so does energy; the greater the mass of matter involved, the greater the effect of the energy which can be transmitted. In addition, gravity affected light ... exactly as it affected material particles. Thus the universe which Newton had seen, and for which he had constructed his apparently impeccable mechanical laws, was not the real universe ... Einstein&#39;s paper gave not only a corrected picture of the universe but also a fresh set of mathematical laws by which its details could be described" (R.W. Clark, Einstein). IN: Annalen der Physik, Vol. 49, pp.769-822. Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1916. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter calf. Faded institutional stamp on volume title, some scuffing and wear to contemporary binding. Einstein paper (and all text) fine. Rare in journal form.

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        BOADICEA. A Comic Opera

      (n. p.). [1905].. 11" x 8-1/2". Unpaginated, though each Act&#39;s section is foliated. ~ 56 leaves.. Black flexible pebbled leather binding with gilt title lettering stamped to front panel and spine. Marbled paper eps.. Sunning to spine and a note to preliminary blank giving the date it. was finished, "Feb. 1905" as well as a note: "Collaboration began. with Charles Barnard - who stepped out early in the first stages of. construction." A VG+ copy.. Offered with 12 other deMille play typescripts [IDs 34217 - 34229]; the price is for all 13 volumes.

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        Revoliutsionnaia Rossiia [Revolutionary Russia. Language: Russian]

      (Tomsk): Soyuz sotsíalistov-revolyutsíonerov Partíya sotsíalistov-revolyutsíonerov 1905 - Physical desc.: 10 issues, Newspaper format, 32 cm. Subject: Socialism -- Periodicals. Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 -- Periodicals. Notes: the 10 issues offered are numbered: 76, 73, 69, 72, 47, 38, 37, 27, 21,13. Newspaper format with edges somewhat dust-dulled, nicked and frayed in some areas. Given its ephemeral nature, it remains quite a well-preserved collection overall with some minor loss to certain issues. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg.

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        Professor Unrat oder Das Ende eines Tyrannen. Roman.

      2 Bll., 279 S., 2 Bll. (Verlagsanzeigen). Hldr d. Zeit m. goldgeprägtem Rückenschild u. marmoriertem Schnitt. Erste Ausgabe.- WG. 14.- Deckel leicht lichtrandig.

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      Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1905. Fine. A deluxe edition printed on Japan vellum limited to 447 copies, this copy of only a few with original watercolors throughout Three volumes. lix, 195p; xxv, 229p; xv, 248p. The idylls are printed in English on the rectos and in Greek on the facing versos. There are six full-page plates, four hand-colored. Each Idyll has a watercolor initial, and most have a miniature watercolor as head-piece and with another on the opposite page. The watercolors are quite beautiful in full color highlighted in gilt and signed "E M W&#39;. Edited by Henry Aiken Metcalf with an introduction by William Carnston Lawton. Bound by the Harcourt Bindery in full red crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and with ornaments of gilt flowers and vines in uneven panels, the flowers with petals of tan onlays, the covers with double gilt fillet rules and corner ornaments of green onlaid flower petals, the doblures are of blue morocco with extensive designs of flowers and trailing vines with onlaid flower petals in red, white and green, watered silk flyleaves All quite opulent

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        The Novels of George Eliot]. BRIGHT, CLEAN SET IN PERIOD BINDING

      Blackwood Edinburgh n.d. c 1905 - 8 vols., in 7, 8vo., on laid paper, some very light and occasional spotting; attractively bound in contemporary red half roan, marbled sides, backs with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with a floral spray, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, a very good, bright, sound set. This set is complete with all half-titles. Each front free endpaper bears a neat contemporary inscription dated 1908. The set comprises Vol. I: Adam Bede; Vol. II: The Mill on the Floss; Vol. III: Silas Marner and Scenes of Clerical Life; Vol. IV: Felix Holt; Vol. VI: Romola; Vol. VII: Middlemarch; Vol. VIII: Daniel Deronda. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [The Novels of George Eliot]. BRIGHT, CLEAN SET IN PERIOD BINDING

      Blackwood, Edinburgh, n.d. [c.1905]. 8 vols., in 7, 8vo., on laid paper, some very light and occasional spotting; attractively bound in contemporary red half roan, marbled sides, backs with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with a floral spray, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, a very good, bright, sound set. This set is complete with all half-titles. Each front free endpaper bears a neat contemporary inscription dated 1908. The set comprises Vol. I: Adam Bede; Vol. II: The Mill on the Floss; Vol. III: Silas Marner and Scenes of Clerical Life; Vol. IV: Felix Holt; Vol. VI: Romola; Vol. VII: Middlemarch; Vol. VIII: Daniel Deronda. . Catalogs: literature.

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        War of the Classes

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905 First edition, first printing. One of only 2,530 copies. Original publisher&#39;s maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt. A bright copy with very light rubbing at extremities, a few light scuffs to front board, a small and rather faint ink number to upper spine and front endpaper, else a very good to near fine and tight copy, free of any repairs. Much nicer than usual.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        The Dog Book: A Popular History of the Dog, with Practical Information as to Care and Management . .. and Descriptions of All the Important Breeds

      New York: Doubleday, Page, 1905-[August] 1906. (DOGS) First edition, bound up from the original parts. Tall 8vo. Illustrated from photographs. xvi, viii, 1-386; 387-746 pp. Bound in three quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, gilt stamped dog in four compartments on spine, t.e.g., by Stikeman, preserving the original green printed wrappers with pictorial onlays to each part. Small amount wear at head of volume one, else fine. Bookplate of Winthrop Cowdin and St. Paul&#39;s School, unobtrusive small blindstamp on title page. Jones, Bibliography of the Dog, 274 . A standard and well illustrated work

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        Figurenstudien. 19 (4 sign.) Bll., zahlr. Einzelstudien in schwarzer Kreide und R&#154;tel, tls. recto und verso, meist m&#138;nnl. Akte

      um 1905 - 27,5:28,5 bis 34,5:57 cm

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        Feldmarschall Johannes Fürst von Liechtenstein. Eine Biographie. Wien, Seidel & Sohn, 1905. IX, 273 S. Mit 1 Frontispiz, 1 Radierung v. J. Kager, 31 Heliogravüren, 15 Abb., 3 Faks., 6 gefalt. Karten und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Karte in Deckellasche. 4°. OLwd. m. Goldschn., goldgepr. Wappensupralibros u. etw. RVerg. (fleckig).

      Dahlmann/W. 10063.- Hrsg. v. d. Gesellschaft für neuere Geschichte Österreichs.- Zwei handschriftliche Besitzvermerke auf Vorsatz: 'Alfred Liechtenstein von Großonkel Franz Weihnachten 1918' und 'von Alfi bekommen Nachlass 1936 Emanuel Liechtenstein'.- Vereinzelt minimal fingerfleckig.

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        Some Essays and Passages

      Dun Emer Press, Dundrum, 1905 - One of 200 copies Extreme upper edges of covers a little browned and front and rear end-papers also browned, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Men of Affairs

      The Evening Mail, NY - This is a vanity cartoon book (also known as the 'As-We-See-'Em' books) which includes a number of interesting people. There is no title page and no text; only about 200 plates of caricatures by one or another of the artists, who were the staff cartoonists for this newspaper. Undated but made around 1905. Rebound: was originally bound in soft leather, and the scarred front cover of the original has been applied to the new leather cover. New binding in excellent condition; overall vg-, as there are occasional light marginal stains on the plates. Notables include B.F. Yoakum, H.E. Huntington, and W.K. Vanderbilt (railroad barons), Isaac and Solomon R. Guggenheim (bankers and industrialists; also there is Wm. Guggenheim, apparently a black sheep who travelled a lot), John R. Dos Passos (leaving a trail of books behind him), Henry D. Estabrook (lawyer), Thomas A. Edison, who seems to have wired the celestial bodies together, Chauncey M. Depew (attorney for Vanderbilt's railroad cartel, and from 1899-1911 a US Senator), Spencer Trask (educator), and a quite prescient drawing of Judge Albert B. Fall, who became the 'fall' guy for the Teapot Dome scandal in 1921. He is shown here taking a miner's pick to a thick book of mining law, on behalf of the corporations. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L&#146;A B C de L&#146;Apiculture. Encyclopedie de tout ce qui a rapport a l&#146;Abeille, Miel, Ruches, Instruments, Plantes Melliferes, etc., renfermant des faits recoltes sur l&#146;experience de milliers d&#146;apiculteurs et controles ensuite par un travail pratique dans nos propres ruchers.

      1re Ed. Pub. Paris 1905 - pp.535 plus advertisements. With illustrations. Internally hinges strengthened using black material. In original boards, lightly faded on spine and lightly rubbed / marked on boards. This is a very good copy of the first French Edition of this superb work. As such, this copy benefits from a number of adverts for the Beekeeping Supplier Emile Bondonneau, at the rear of the volume. VG. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Warblers of New England

      West Newton, MA: privately printed by author, 1905. Second edition. The gilt title on the front cover is little less bright than the other gilt-decorations; a clean very good copy in an attractive original binding.. Pp. (5), 138, errata, 19 full-page plates (13 are hand-colored plates), 57 text-figures. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered on the front cover and with a gilt image of a warbler on the front cover, 8vo. This volume was privately published by the author in a limited edition of 500 copies. It is the first detailed study of the warblers of New England. The limitation page in the front-matter states this is no. 125 of the &#39;Souvenir edition.&#39; The first edition of this work was issued in printed wrappers in 1901 in six parts with 13 plates. This 1905 edition is the first to be issued in original cloth with an expanded set of plates. Blind stamp of Appalachian Boston Mountain Club on the front and rear endpaper and on the last page of the index and corner of frontis plate, no other stamps or marks. On the front endpaper there is an ink signature and address of a former owner.

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        The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

      London: Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1905. Sextodecimo. Bound in recent brown half morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, original pictorial paper covered boards, original pictorial endpapers at front. With colour illustrations by the author. Minor marking to front cover else an attractive copy. First edition, first impression. Charmingly bound.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Twelve volumes, complete. "Thornton Edition," edited by Temple Scott. Bound in 3/4 dark red leather over red cloth, with gilt rules, gilt top edges, and gilt lettering and rules on spines, with five raised bands. "1905" on each spine in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispieces and plates. Binder unknown. Some pages roughly opened, slight edge wear, with joints showing signs of starting to split at the tops of the spines of some volumes, or at least of a certain tenderness. Minor rippling to small area of cloth on two volumes. Light soil. Very tight. Excellent contents. This set presents a very lovely shelf appearance, with the gilt lettering, three gilt dots on each band, and curved gilt rule bordering each compartment. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        MECHETI SAMARKANDA. Vypusk I. GUR-EMIR - LES MOSQUEES DE SAMARCANDE. Fascicule I. GOUR-EMIR (The only published)

      St. Petersbourg [St. Petersburg]: Expedition pour la confection des papiers d&#39;etat [EZGB], 1905 Izdanie Imperatorskoi Arkheologicheskoi Komissii - Publie par la Commission imperiale archeologique. Only one part was published. Drawings ("D&#39;apres nature") by Aleksei Shchusev, Petr Pokryshkin, A. Minenko. Text in Russian and French. Elephant folio (30" x 21-3/4" or 76 x 55 cm) loose sheets as issued. IX pp. text (illustrated), 18 plates (mostly in color); of them 3 folding or double-page. Very Rare oversize copy. Smaller size (folded) copies are also rare but not as much as unfolded. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website. . 1st ed..

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        RUSSKIE PORTRETY ("Russian Portraits of XVIII and XIX Centuries" Volume I) [PORTRAITS RUSSES des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles. Tome I]. First Edition

      St. Petersburg: EZGB, 1905 [St. Petersbourg: Manufacture des Papiers de l&#39;Etat] Published by Grand Duke Nikolay Mikhailovich (1859-1919). Two folio size (13-3/4" x 11") volumes stoutly bound in blue cloth, plates tipped into gummed linen hinges. Volume 1 contains 100 plates in heliogravure and phototype (194 images); Volume 2 contains the explanatory text for the plates in French and Russian. Former scientific institution library copy with minimal markings (small stamp to rear endpaper of each volume). Very Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        MONGOLIYA I KAM ("Mongolia and Kam"). Transactions of the Expedition... Both parts. First Edition

      St. Petersburg: The Imperial Geographical Society, 1905-1906 Author: Petr Kuz&#39;mich Kozlov. Text in Russian. 4to cloth bindings. XI, X, 734 pp. in both parts. Frontispiece; illustrations in text and on plates. No maps as usual; in Vol. I one signature missing (along with two plates); else in good condition. Part I. PO MONGOLII... ("Along Mongolia until Borders of Tibet"). 1905. Part 2. KAM I OBRATNY PUT&#39; ("Kam and the Return Way"). 1906. For this book Kozlov received the Golden Medal award. Rare in any condition. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st.. HB.

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        The historical novels of Luisa Muhlbach [17 volumes]

      New York, D. Appleton, 1905 [c1864-96] - Desc.: 17v., fronts., plates; 19cm. 17 volumes of Luisa Muhlbach's historical volumes. Various translators. All published 1905, with copyright dates between 1864-1896. Contents: Andreas Hofer; tr. by F. Jordan. -- The daughter of an empress; tr. by N. Greene. -- The empress Josephine; tr. by W. Binet. -- Frederick the Great and his court; tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters. -- Frederick the Great and his family; tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters. -- Goethe and Schiller; tr. by C. Coleman. -- Henry the Eighth and his court [tr] by H. N. Pierce. -- Joseph II. and his court; tr. by A. De V. Chaudron. -- Louisa of Prussia and her times; tr. by F. Jordan. -- Marie Antoinette and her son; tr. by W. L. Gage. -- The merchant of Berlin; tr. by A. Coffin. -- Mohammed Ali and his house; tr. by C. Coleman. -- Napoleon and Blu?cher; tr. by F. Jordan. -- Napoleon and the queen of Prussia; tr. by F. Jordan. -- Old Fritz and the new era; tr. by P. Langley. -- Prince Eugene and his times; tr. by A. De V. Chaudron. -- Queen Hortense; tr. by C. Coleman. Biographical note: Luise Muhlbach was the pen name of Clara Mundt (1814-1873), a German writer best known for her works of historical fiction which enjoyed a wide popularity that was short-lived. Very good copies in the original two-tone red and green cloth. Title lettering faded on spines. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 15 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Icones mycologicae ou Iconographie des champignons de France. 600 planches coloriées.

      - Paris, Lhomme, 1905-1910. 3 volumes en feuilles sous 2 chemises et étuis modernes avec pièces de titre en cuir, (6) p. et (566) planches (sans le volume de texte). Ouvrage iconographique de référence aux superbes planches tirées en chromolithographie. Les volumes de planches, 34 manquent sur les 600 annoncées. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Langue : Français

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        A Child&#39;s Garden of Verses [Rare First Edition, First Issue, Fine, Jessie Willcox Smith]

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1905. First edition. Rare First Issue satisying all the points in Nudelman A22: a) MCMV on title-page, b) No Scribner colophon on copyright page, c) insert impression measures 21.8 cm, d) "Charles Scrinber&#39;s Sons" on copyright page measures 3.1 cm vs. 2.6 on later issues, e) cover insert with heavy gilt in sky, and f) "Scribner&#39;s" on spine at very bottom, lower than later issues. Also, top edges gilt (later editions lacking), others untrimmed. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, full-size color cover insert, illustrated endpapers, ilustrated title-page, twelve full-page color plates with captioned tissue guards bound-in, all by Jessie Willcox Smith. Corners slightly rubbed, very small wear to edge of cover insert, though barely visible, one tissue guard torn, else a fine copy of one of Smith&#39;s rarest books to find with all issue points in fine condition.

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      Published by James Clarke & Co., 1905. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Wain, Louis. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Green pictorial paper boards showing two tabby cats and a dog to front, red title to front, black title to spine. B/w animal illustrations throughout, many of cats and dogs. Not paginated. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Much of back strip missing but title can be made out. Boards have a nice, clean appearance. One or two minor margin marks and tiny tears else contents nice. A nice copy of a scarce Wain title. [S]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED (To Fellow Novelist Mrs. Humphry Ward with Superb Literary Content)

      Dorchester, 1905. Hardy, Thomas. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, 4pp, 8vo, on headed stationery of Max Gate, Dorchester, 24 March 1905. Superb literary letter to fellow author Mrs. Humphry Ward (1851-1920), analyzing and praising her recent novel The Marriage of William Ashe (1905). Hardy extensively discusses Ward&#146;s characters, her writing style, and his personal feelings toward her book: "The novel has given me so much pleasure that I am quite unable to write critically about it as I suppose fellow scribblers ought in wisdom to do with one another&#146;s books [...] The part of the book that laid hold of me most tightly was the middle third, the culmination & catastrophe. [...] You have exhibited unexpected dramatic powers. Part Two: Ch XII might be almost bodily transferred to the stage [...] Kitty has, I think, more of my sympathy than you wished her to have. I know somebody like her & so do you..." In Near Fine condition. From the Frederick B. Adams sale, Sotheby&#146;s London 7 November 2001 (lot 524). Printed in the Collected Letters, III, p. 163. . Signed. Original Manuscript. Near Fine.

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        La Mode

      Paris: Charles Quinel , 1905. Fascicle 1. 12 full-page color lithographs of early 20th century ladies fashions. "Printemps & Ete 1905" Spring & Summer wear. With a title-page and 2 plates of hats & hairstyles, the other 10 plates are full length portraits of women in early twentieth century formal gowns and accessories. They are shown against pale gray or brown backgrounds, either in sumptuous interiors or in grand exteriors. The designs were created by "Louis Colas Compositions & Dessins. 74-76 Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Paris". This is an oversize thin folio in very good condition, but some slight cover soil, and a bite taken out of the bottom corner of the rear board, with the title in large gilt script on the front cover, with 12 large color lithographs on a nice rag paper, with only occasional finger marks to the margin or front edge. 18" high X 12 1/2" wide. A nice set of these 12 really beautiful prints.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Golden Flood

      McClure, Phillips & Co. 1905. Second impression. McClure, Phillips. Red decorated cloth. 199 pp. Sound with a clean, unmarked text block. No markings or tears. Frontis illustration and tissue guard are Fine. ffep removed. Cover gilt partially worn away. A financial mystery. Rare.

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        Rip Van Winkle

      London: William Heinemann,, 1905. With Drawings by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind, dark green endpapers, all edges stained green. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates with printed tissue guards, vignettes to title page and head and tail pieces in black and white. Neat contemporary gift inscriptions to verso of half title, one tissue guard lightly creased. A lovely copy, bright and fresh. First edition illustrated by Rackham, first impression.

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        Kate Greenaway

      Adam and Charles Black, London 1905 - Limited Edition (Edition de Luxe), Limited to 500 copies, this volume No.66. Signed by John Greenaway and containing an original sketh by Kate Greenaway, with John Greenaway's signature. Off-white embossed boards, lightly marked and a little grubby. Spine slightly age-darkened, with bumping to top and bottom. Marginal bumping to corners. Slight foxing to page edges. Somewhat cocked. Front inner hinge is cracked but holding. Rear inner hinge is cracked but holding. Textblock is starting to crack. Colourful frontispiece showing 'Off to the Village' is loose and frayed at edges. Tissue paper protection intact. Textblock has some minor spotting but is generally clean. 301 pp. 53 coloured illustrations. 90 b/w illustrations. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 2669g. (YBP Ref: 152/3 15) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rip Van Winkle

      London: William Heinemann,, 1905. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and illustration of Rip Van Winkle to upper board gilt, titles to spine gilt. 51 mounted colour plates by Rackham and captioned tissues bound as issued at the back of the book. Little rubbing to extremities, corners lightly bumped, fraying to cloth at top spine end, half title page with a little separation from joint, else a very clean and attractive copy. First Rackham edition with a very nice original ink drawing by Rackham on the half title page of Rip Van Winkle and a dwarf, signed at the bottom Arthur Rackham.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Genera Avium, 26 parts in slipcase, complete

      Brussels: V. Verteneuil and L. Desmet, 1905-(1914), First edition. All original parts are in near fine to fine condition with no previous ownership marks; the attractive slipcase is in fine condition. Pp. 250+, 43 fine chromolithographic plates - many finished by hand-coloring. All 26 parts have their original printed green wraps. These parts are housed in a green cloth-covered folding portfolio case that inserts into a green cloth-covered hard slipcase with gilt-border decorations on the front and rear boards and with gilt-title on the spine, folio (14 x 11 inches). This work contains contributions by P.L. Sclater, R. Bowdler Sharpe, W.R. Ogilvie-Grant, E. Hartert, C.E. Hellmayr, T. Salvadori, and others. The fine color plates are after paintings by Keulemans, Grönvold and others. Zimmer (p. 695-697) states: "A series of monographs of various groups of birds, prepared by different workers and issued from time to time. The intention was to have the complete series embrace all avian groups." Unfortunately, the death of the editor terminated the project. These 26 parts are all that were published, no overall title page was issued due to Wytsman&#39;s death.

      [Bookseller: Natural History Books]
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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Charles Raymond Macaulay

      New York, McClure 1905., 1905. First US edition. 8vo. Bound in recent half black calf gilt over black cloth boards. Internally clean, slight browning to page edges. A handsome copy with full page black and white illustrations throughout. This edition precedes the English First edition. Green & Gibson [A29c]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        HARRY FURNISS'S ANNUAL. 1905. First Year

      Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd. London.,1905. Large 8vo. Illustrated throughout by Harry Furniss. Featuring stories by several popular authors of the day, including Rider Haggard and George Sims. A fine and tight copy in the original colour illustrated paper wraps. Paper a little toned but overall a lovely copy that looks unread. Protected in a green cloth chemise, housed in a green cloth covered slip case with twin tan morocco labels and gilt lettering to the spine. The slip case is a bit rubbed, but generally very good. (Dan Laurence, A bibliography of the works of G. B. Shaw, B33 ) .:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The West Indies

      "London, A. And C. Black" "London, A. And C. Black", 1905. 1st Edition. "Description: ix, 270, [2] p. 74 col. Pl. (incl. Front. ) 23 cm. Subjects: West Indies--Description and travel." "Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. "

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Flies in Amber

      Hutchinson & Co, 1905. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; first edition of a very scarce book; AT TIME OF LISTING SEEMINGLY ONLY ORIGINAL COPY FOR SALE ONLINE IN THE WORLD; green boards have a few scuff marks, front internal hinge cracked but binding firm; 2.5 cm tear to cloth down top of front cover/spine intersection some early pages have a small amount of foxing but later pages are clean (a few pencil notations in a couple of the short stories); &#39;To Donald from the Vicar&#39; on front endpaper; short story collection of George Egerton (real name Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright) an important proto-modernist and radical feminist writer of the late C19th. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Semmelweis' Gesammelte Werke. Herausgegeben und zum Theil aus dem Ungarischen übersetzt von Tiberius von Györy

      Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1905 - Collected writings of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865), one of the great figures of nineteenth century medicine: "His discovery concerning the etiology and prevention of puerperal fever was a brilliant example of fact-finding, meaningful statistical analysis, and keen inductive reasoning. The highly successful prophylactic hand washings made him a pioneer in antisepsis during the pre-bacteriological era in spite of deliberate opposition and uninformed resistance" (DSB). After publication of his landmark work, "Die Aetiologie, der Begriff und die Prophylaxis des Kindbettfiebers" (1861), Semmelweis was ruthlessly attacked by the leading figures in gynaecology. Embittered, Semmelweis died in 1865. It was Pasteur's work that subsequently provided a satisfactory explanation for Semmelweis' empirically based prophylaxis. "An annotated edition, reprinting the texts of Semmelweis's work on puerperal fever as aseptysemia (no. 6275) and on the etiology of puerperal sepsis (no. 6277) as well as other gynaecological papers and articles on Semmelweis by Hebra and Skoda, among others" (Garrison & Morton). From the library of Dr. Ernst Wynder First collected edition. Tall 8vo. Portrait of the author, photographic plate of his tomb in Budapest. vii, 604 pp. Dark green cloth, original wrappers bound in at back, uncut edges. Short split along front joint, else a fine copy. Garrison & Morton 82.1; Osler 3955; Waller 8832; Heirs of Hippocrates 1853 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      1905 - BARBOUTAU, Pierre. BIOGRAPHIES DES ARTISTES JAPONAIS DONT LES OEUVRES FIGURENT DANS LA COLLECTION PIERRE BARBOUTAU, 2 volumes. Amsterdam: R. W. P. de Vries, 1905. Limited edition, no. 19 of 1000 copies. Volume I: Peintures; Volume II: Estampes et Objets d'Art. Folio, quarter green cloth with green and beige floral patterned paper covered boards. 115 monochrome plates, 3 of which are double-page. Some minor wear to edges of boards, corner of Vol. I slightly scraped, heel of spine moderately frayed. Minimal foxing to a few pages at front and rear of each volume. Internally in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, ABAA]
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        The Return Of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Charles Raymond MacAuley

      New York, McClure, Phillips and Co. 1905., 1905. FIRST EDITION, preceding the British Newnes edition. Octavo. With 13 illustrations throughout the text, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Elegantly hand bound in half deep red calf, extra gilt, with five raised bands, marbled sides, original pictorial cloth bound in at rear. A fine copy in attractive recent leather binding. A collection of thirteen Holmes stories, among them some of the most interesting in the whole series - &#39;The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton&#39; is a good example (which Doyle first called &#39;The Adventure of the Worst Man in London&#39;). Green & Gibson

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        STANFORD&#39;S NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF LONDON On the Scale of Four Inches to One Mile

      London: Edward Stanford, 1905. IN 20 SHEETS (of which sheet 5 is the Title Sheet plus INDEX MAP to the inside front board. Maps loose in portfolio as issued, each 46 x 41cm, printed in colours. Original portfolio professionally restored with new cloth to spine and paper to boards, original title label (slight repair) retained to the front board, original key map to inside front board and original backing paper to inside rear board. Replacement cotton ties to fore-edges. Maps generally very good, some with a little edge-wear (nicks and rubbing), several of which repaired with japanese tissue to the edges, a couple of corner tips chipped, light toning to edges, title sheet toned; printed parts of maps all very good, clean and bright. A very good copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Oblong Folio (46 x 42cm).

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Wholesale Catalogue of Fancy Stationery, Booksellers&#39; and Stationers&#39; Sundries

      Manchester: [1905]. Large 8vo. (10 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches). 8 colour plates (3 picturing various ledger bindings, 2 picturing examples of gummed labels, 4 showing embossed stamps), numerous illustrations. 5 trade cards or advertising handbills, laid in. Publisher&#39;s cloth-backed lettered stiff wrappers (minor wear and spotting). Bookseller and printer&#39;s illustrated trade catalogue. This catalogue advertising an impressive myriad of products for sale: paper, notebooks, fine stationery, labels, stamps, toys, dolls, playing cards, pens, ink stands, luggage, wallets, rubber bands, frames, bicycles, baby carriages, clocks and more. Also included is a lengthy catalogue of books for sale by Heywood. Upon the death of the elder John Heywood in 1888, The Bookseller published a lengthy obituary and description of his premises: "A visitor to the establishment in Deansgate must be almost spell-bound by the world of books, paper and stationery goods which fill the interminable rows of shelves and counters, seemingly, in the various departments, miles in length. Two to five tons of literature enter the establishement every day; at special seasons, ten tons!"

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Originale tegninger til "Udvalgte Noveller" af Steen Steensen Blicher, Udgave for Børn ved Ingvor Bondesen.

      32 originale tuschtegninger + en farvelagt omslagsillustration Blichers udvalgte noveller udsendt af Chr. Erichsens Forlag (København) 1905. De fleste er signerede og dateret 1905. Af varierende størrelse - de største 28 x 17 cm, de mindste 13 x 17,5 cm, et enkelt 7 x 14 cm. Med tryktekniske bemærkninger med blyant på bagsiderne. Et komplet sæt.. En hel række meget fine Blicher-illustrationer til en novelleudgave for børn. Tegneren Poul Steffensen (1866-1923) har kendt sit tema rigtigt godt: som barn var han vogterdreng på heden, men talentet bragte ham til byen, hvor han bl.a. har dekoreret den smukke Kapernaumskirke i København. Hans tegninger er alle af høj kvalitet og arbejdet til bl.a. Carit Etlars Gjøngehøvdingen vil altid stå som en klassiker blandt danske illustrerede bøger. Han har fanget Blichers miljø helt rigtigt og der er også flere gode portrætter af den store digter

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        Garrison Games: Private Memoirs of an Officer of Dragoons. Translated from the French

      Paris: Privately Printed [probably by Charles Carrington], 1905. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Paris: Privately printed, 1905. [iv],113,[1]pp. Title-page printed in red and black. Rose 1913. One of 150 (ex 250) copies on "ordinary vellum paper". §A translation of &#39;Les Amours de Garnison&#39;, Paris, n.d. [c.1931] (Rose 136). Rebound sometime in the last century in blue cloth, top edge gilt, with morocco label to spine, and inset to upper board. Original decorative glazed wrappers bound in. Some foxing to boards, and short external splits to upper and lower joint, but not affecting sturdiness in any way - in other respects a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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