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        Kate Greenaway

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

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        Géographie de l'Empire de Chine (Cours Inférieur)

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

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        The Holy Office.

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

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

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        La Vita Nova

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

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

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        La Vita Nova

      Casa Editrice Dottor Francesco Vallardi - Milano, 1905. ITALIANO 0,4 Volume dei primi del '900 in stato discreto, volume diviso in due blocchi separati, coperta in cartoncino, su piatto anteriore firma d'appartenenza, vari segni del tempo, legatura allentata, fioritura sparsa, tagli bruniti, pagine in buono stato, ultime pagine con punta superiore piegata. Su frontespzio data scritta a penna. Fa parte della collana Biblioteca di classici italiani annotati. USATO

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        Deutschlands Obstsorten. 60 Apfelsorten. 59 Birnensorten

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

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        The Scarlet Pimpernel. FIRST EDITION.

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

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

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      - BAUM,L.FRANK. THE WOGGLE-BUG BOOK. Chicago: Reilly & Britton 1905. Folio, (11x15"). Green cloth spine, stiff pictorial card covers with yellow stippled background and the title in yellow on rear cover, [48]p. Covers and pages with the usual soil and 2 corners of cover repaired else internally VG clean, overall VG. 1st ed. secondary binding (Bibliographia Oziana 1988 ed. p.78). According to the Schiller catalogue (#138) this was most likely "issued to increase interest in Reilly & Britton's major publication of the previous season, the Marvelous Land of Oz and possibly also to promote the forthcoming musical comedy, The Woggle Bug." The book features the most fanciful and fabulous full page and smaller color illustrations by IKE MORGAN to accompany a tale that continues the story line begun in a newspaper series entitled Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land Of Oz. A large, fragile book and consequently not many intact copies have survived. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Upton Sinclair correspondence and related material.

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

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

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

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

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        [Jugendstil Classic- Preissig] Byl Jeden Domecek

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

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        A Little Book of Book-Plates.

      1905 - ONE OF 100 COPIES, this copy out of series, tipped in frontispiece of Guthrie's design for Pickford Waller (this slightly spotted), designs printed to rectos in various colours, [unpaginated], foolscap 8vo, original wrappers with label to front carrying a Guthrie design printed in green, roughtrimmed edges a little toned, a few tiny spots at head of rear free endpaper, very good. With a signed inscription to the half-title, 'from James Guthrie, Dec. 2 '11'. Laid in are a couple of further bookplate designs: one by Guthrie and carrying the initials 'E.F' as part of its design - possibly that of Guthrie's close friend Eleanor Farjeon, who joined his circle through their mutual association with Edward Thomas; the other that of artist William Grimmond, designer for the King Penguins series amongst others, with a Thoth design that is not by Guthrie (probably self-executed) - and given that fact a more likely indicator of ownership than the other.

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

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

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        Japan's Year (First Printing)

      T. Hasegawa, Tokyo 1905 - 74 Pp. Black Card Covers With Paper Label Lettered In White And Painted Illustration Of Flowers And Leaves In Green, White And Lavender. Printed On Double Leaves In Japanese Style. Decorative Wrappers, Tied; Paper Label On Cover. Publisher's Advertisements: P. 75-76. Illustrated Throughout With Fine Color Illustrations And Three Tipped-In Color Plates. Scarce. Very Good +, Slight Usage, Some Rubbing At Edges, Some Small Creases (Not Folds) Starting At Edges Of Covers. Later Reprinted By Other Publishers But This Appears To Be The First Printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        [Binding, Fine] Love Songs of Childhood

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

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

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

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        The Wizard of Oz

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

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

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

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

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        Tuskegee and its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

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

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

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

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        The Voyage of the "Discovery"

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

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

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        Atlas der menschlichen Blutzellen. Erste und Zweite Lieferung. + Supplement-Band. Erste - Dritte Lieferung. (all. publ.)

      Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1905-1912, 8, VI, 82, (1) XIV pp., pp.83-571 (4), 36 pp. IV, pp.37-131 X, pp.132-240, 43 farblith. Quart- und Foliotafeln, feinen Halbleinenbänden. Erste Ausgabe! "Mit Abschluß des nun fertiggestellten dritten Supplementheftes [beschließe ich endgültig und übergebe der Öffentlichkeit ein Werk (in 43 Tafeln und 75 Gruppenbildern aus 50 verschiedenen Krankheitsfällen), an dem ich nunmehr seit über 12 Jahren (seit 1899) unausgesetzt geschafft und gefördert habe." Obwohl also ursprünglich eigentlich in erster Linie ein didaktisches Werk geplant war, wandelte dieses sich doch mit der Zeit sehr bald mehr und mehr zu einer fast überwiegend wissenschaftlich monographischen Untersuchung um.Wer nun diesen z. T. doch ganz neuen Feststellungen, der morphologischen Hämatologie genügendes Interesse entgegenbringt, daß er die Mühe nicht scheut, den vielfach irrenden Entwicklungsgang dieses Forschungszweiges in seiner Genese per aspera an der Hand des Autors mitzudurchlaufen und sich in die Entwicklung der Gesetze der Blutzellgenese liebevoll zu vertiefen, der wird bald erkennen, daß schließlich allein die von uns zuerst vertretene und in diesem Werk abbildlich belegte Auffassung von der Zellgenese (genetische Beurteillungsmethode der Morphologie) der Blutzellen," nämlich die Lehre von der Unterscheidung zwischen Alterung und artlicher Entwicklung im allgemeinen, von Altersformen und Zeichen artlicher Differenzzierung im besonderen, nicht nur wohl begründet, sondern zurzeit wohl auch die einzige ist, die imstande ist, jede pathologische Zellform ohne Willkür restlos und befriedigend auf ihren jeweiligen normalen, behinderten oder aberrativen Entwicklungszustand und genetischen Wert hier zu erklären, und so in der Fülle der Gesichte zurechtzuweisen. Nur diese unsere Lehre von der Interferenz der Alterung mit der Differenzierung, nach der jeder morphologische Entwicklungszustand der Zelle das Produkt und die Resultante zweier koeffektiver Faktoren, eben der phyletisch-zellartlichen Differenzierung und der cytoindividuellen ontogenetischen Alterung ist, ferner die Anschauung, daß die artliche Entwicklung ihrerseits wieder analytisch in eine heteroplastische und eine homoplastisch proliferative Modalität zu zerlegen ist (derart, daß in allen Zellstämmen mindestens zwei selbständig alterungsfähige Generationen unterschieden werden müssen), nur diese Lehre und cytogenetische Auffassung ermöglicht es, mit absoluter Sicherheit jede irgendwie aufstoßende Zellform in deskriptiver Hinsicht genauestens zu bestimmen. Die Richtigkeit unserer Auffassung wird über kurz oder lang sicherlich bestätigt werden und die von uns zuerst festgestellte Kenntnis der wahren morphologischen und genetischen Verhältnisse, soweit sie mit unseren jetzigen bloß deskriptiven Methoden überhaupt zu ergründen ist, wird sich durchringen, nur werden andere, die selbst dabei weniger forschend voranzugehen als unsere Ergebnisse nachzuprüfen haben, diese unsere Lehren alsdann in knapperer und konzentrierterer Form vortragen, kommentieren und propagieren können." A. Pappenheim, Vorrede zum Ergänzungsband und Schlußworte zum Gesamtwerk des AtlassesFirst Edition, bound with all original installments wrappers! Artur Pappenheim (1870-1916) "One of the leaders in modern haematology, Pappenheim improved the methods of staining of blood cells" initially studied mathematics and philosophy, but his focus later turned to medicine, and in 1895 received his degree from the University of Berlin. Subsequently he became an assistant to Joseph von Mering at the University of Halle, and afterwards worked under neurologist Ludwig Lichtheim in Königsberg. Later he was an assistant to dermatologist Paul Gerson Unna in Hamburg and to internist Ernst Viktor von Leyden in Berlin. In 1912 he obtained the title of professor. Pappenheim established and published Folia haematologica, a journal dedicated to hematology. He was the author of several books, and postulated that haematopoietic stem cells had the potential for treatment of diseases,[1] however it would be decades before practical research would be done in this area. He died on December 31, 1916 of spotted typhus.Today, the German Society of Hematology and Oncology issues an annual Artur Pappenheim Award for the best work in the fields of hematology or haematological oncology.* Associated eponym: Pappenheim's stain: a methyl green-pyronin staining method used to differentiate between basophilic granules of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and nuclear fragments.

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        Neue Malereien für Decken und Wände.Dritte Serie.

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

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

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

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

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

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        Los Roquevillard

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

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        With the Pilgrims to Mecca the Great Pilgrimage of AH 1319 AD 1902 by Hadji Khan MRAS Special Correspondent of the Morning Post and Wilfrid Sparroy with an Introduction by Professor A Vambéry

      First edition. With 25 plates. 8vo. Original green cloth, decorated in gilt and red on spine and upper board; pale stain-marking to lower part of upper board, front hinge splitting, some sporadic foxing, otherwise very good. 314, (errata slip) pp. London and New York: John Lane,

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1905 - 1905 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition

      1905. Hi, This lot is an 1905 Original Hardback Wisden. In Superb condition The first Hardback that Wisden produced was in 1896, this is the tenth year of the hardback and a year I have found hard to find recently, especially in this condition. This is one of the nicest prewar hardbacks I have seen. The boards are very clean with excellent, extremely bright gilt, a couple of tiny marks to the rear. The spine gilt is very bright and original. The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns are amazing, so bright yellow it is hard to express. The photoplate is very good and internaly a nice clean book. As good as mine on my shelf. Hard to fault, if I had to pick something it is that when the book is on the desk gilt up there is a slight inward movement to the top right hand side of the book. A rare Wisden in superb condition (++) and a very nice price.

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        The Burden of the Balkans.

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1905. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black, front board lettered and illustrated in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Tinted portrait frontispiece, 7 half-tone plates and numerous illustrations to the text, several full-page, all after the author's own sketches, folding map to rear. 2 publisher's advertisement slips laid in. Spine slightly rolled and faded, light rubbing to extremities, pale marking to rear board, very mild scattered foxing, a few short nicks to fore edge of folding map, the image unaffected. A very good copy. First edition of the author's second book, describing a tour in the Ottoman provinces of Skodra, Monastir and Janina, which together cover parts of modern Albania, Macedonia and Greece. Durham (1863-1944) was nearly forty when she first visited the Balkans, then rarely visited by outsiders, and "described her experiences in a series of vivid and forthright books" (ODNB). She had initially travelled for health reasons, but found herself performing relief work after the Macedonian insurrection of 1903. She was almost alone in understanding the series of Balkan conflicts as wars of nationality more than religion, and saw that the predominantly Muslim Albanians were put at a special disadvantage by the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire. She lobbied assiduously for the Albanians in dispatches for British newspapers, founded an Anglo-Albanian association and was offered permanent residency in the country after the Great War. Scarce in collector's condition.

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        The Game

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1905 - 182 Pp + 6 Pp Ads At Rear. Published June 1905. Green Cloth, Spine Stamped In Gilt And White, Cover Stamped In Red, Brown And White Top Edge Gilt, Illustrated Endpapers. One Of 26,420 Copies. Scarce First Issue (No Magazine Stamp On Copyright Page). Very Good +, Light Wear, All Lettering Strong And Gilt Bright, No Names Or Marks, Hinges Solid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ghost-Stories of an Antiquary

      Edward Arnold, London 1905 - Second Impression. 270pp. No ads. Original tan buckram cloth, spine and cover lettered black, two red border lines to top and bottom of all three panels. Book Condition: About Fine: A firm square copy with slight sunning to spine and tanned page edges. Noted collector's name stamp to front pastedown. Original owner's bookplate neat to pastedown. Slight offset tanning to endpapers, some foxing to the prelims. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description des Coquilles Fossiles des Environs de Paris. Atlas 1837. 1ere Partie. 2eme. Partie.

      [Paris?], Juin 1905. - 7 n.n. Bll. + 17 Tafeln + 8 n.n. Bll. + 26 Tafeln. Lose Blattsammlung in priv. Hlwd.-Schuber. Wahrscheinlich photographische Vervielfältigung: Pro Tafel bis zu vier aufgeklebte Abbildungen (Heliogravure? Blaudruck?) der Original-Tafeln (ca. 12 x 8 cm). Reproduktion des Atlasbandes, ohne Textbände. Apart. - Die lithographierten Textseiten stockfleckig, ansonsten leicht fleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Schuber lichtschattig, etw. stockfleckig, Gbrsp. - Deshayes, (1795 - 1875), studierte Medizin in Straßburg, kam 1819 nach Paris und wandte sich hier der Naturgeschichte zu. Deshayes hörte Vorlesungen bei Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck, gab zeitweise Unterricht in Geologie und Professor der Naturgeschichte am Muséum national d’histoire naturelle in Paris. Ab 1839 war er mehrere Jahre in Algerien. Seine wichtigsten Arbeiten beziehen sich auf die Tertiärformation. Er studierte fossile Mollusken des Tertiär im Pariser Becken, die er mit rezenten Arten verglich. Mit Charles Lyell teilte er die Tertiär-Periode mit Pliozän, Miozän und Eozän in drei Teile. 1870 wurde ihm von der Geological Society of London für seine Leistungen die Wollaston-Medaille verliehen. (Zitat) - Diese Ausgabe konnte von uns in keiner Datenbank eruiert werden. Unikat. - Rara. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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