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        Don Tarquinio A Kataleptic Phantasmatic Romance.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1905 - Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles to spine gilt, titles and pictorial design to upper board in white. Bookplate. Ownership signature removed from front free endpaper. Spine tanned, corners bumped, a couple of small bumps to edges of boards, gutter cracked between pages 16 and 17. First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding. Of the 1011 sets of sheets printed only 650 were issued in the primary binding, the rest being sold off in cheaper formats over the ensuing decades. Woolf A7

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La Mode

      Charles Quinel, Paris 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Design Books]
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        [Poster or Broadside]: Brighten Up "That's my advice to you..."

      Sherwin Williams Paints & Varnishes [Cleveland]: Sherwin-Williams Paints & Varnishes. [circa 1905]. First. Poster or broadside printed in black and red. 16.5" x 21.5". Small nicks at the extremities, old folds, a very good example. Text with illustration of the company's "Little Paint Man" and the company's iconic "We Cover the World" logo, which was adopted in 1905 (but used for a few years before). Certainly rare - printed on very thin onion skin-type paper, the survival rate of these posters must have been minscule. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Signed "Rotograph" Post Card of Wilfrid Laurier Prime Minister

      NP, [1905]. 1st Edition. Photo. Very Good. White scratch on top of card and code number B33 in lower right of image, otherwise very good condition. Circa 1905 earlier Laurier Prime Minister image, the post card measures 3 in. by 5 in. Back of post card has a black paper section where likely affixed to album from removal. Handwritten in pencil Canadian PM. Post Card not used. Interesting to note the spelling of Wilfrid on the front is incorrect and where Laurier has signed., Ro´to`graph (Photography) A photograph printed by a process in which a strip or roll of sensitized paper is automatically fed over the negative so that a series of prints are made, and are then developed, fixed, cut apart, and washed at a very rapid rate., Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was Canada&#39;s eighth and first French Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. Laurier was born in St. Lin, Quebec. He received a law degree from McGill University in 1864, and practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896. Wilfrid Laurier was Liberal party leader from 1887 until his death in 1919 . His nearly 45 years (1874-1919) of service in the House of Commons stands as a record in Canadian politics.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)]
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        Why I Am A Free Trader, extremely rare 1905 speech pamphlet

      This rare and striking pamphlet is from very early in Churchill's career. Few copies are known to survive. Please note that this an original unbound pamphlet, not the bound version issued in late 1905 by Review of Reviews and titled "Coming Men on Coming Questions" (Bibliographic reference: Cohen B3, Woods B2). The pamphlet is a remarkable portrait of the great man on the cusp of his greatness, published in 1905 at the height of Churchill's vigor as a young radical and in advance of the 1906 General Election. The pamphlet contains a 17-page piece by Churchill on Free Trade preceded by a 3-page biographic sketch and a striking, full-page, half-tone portrait of Churchill. Churchill's piece was - intentionally - the first of 26, each a "brief character sketch of a coming man, with his latest portrait, and a statement of his views upon a leading question of the day". The 26 pamphlets were published weekly in 1905 before being issued collectively in a single volume late in the year. The single volume is rare, but this individual pamphlet publication is especially so. The Editor, William T. Stead, chose to publish Churchill's pamphlet first and designated him as "Coming Man, No. 1. The editor's 3-page opening biographical sketch of the up and coming Churchill is a fascinating piece of history in and of itself. In choosing Churchill as "the first of our coming men" Stead stated that "If he chooses to take it, a seat in the next Cabinet is at his disposal." Stead said of Churchill "he has got ten years' start on all his competitors" and that "Winston's past has been variegated. His present is exciting." At the time, Churchill was a promising young leader, but he had yet to experience either the trying failures or supreme triumphs that cemented his place in history. In the 1906 election Churchill stood as a Liberal, having left the Conservative Party of his father. Free trade was a major issue upon which Churchill campaigned and a significant issue on which he parted from his former Party. The pamphlet is bound in wire stitched paper wrappers and measures 9.5 x 6 inches. It is 24 pages in length with the final 2 pages being advertisements. The front cover bears a striking half-tone portrait of Churchill. This is an excellent example given the age and extreme scarcity. The pamphlet is entirely complete with no spotting. The single sheet cover (front and rear) is now detached due to rusting of the binding staples, but is otherwise quite well preserved. There is light exterior soiling and a faint vertical crease where the pamphlet was once neatly folded, but there are no losses and no notable wear. Remarkably, even the fragile paper wrap corners remain sharp. The contents are bright and free of spotting. Though certainly not fine, this pamphlet is quite well preserved given the age, perishable binding, and great scarcity. A beautiful copy of a truly rare item. The pamphlet is protected in a removable, archival quality mylar sleeve. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A15, Woods A7/1.

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        The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen. The Works include: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905., 1905. THE WINCHESTER EDITION. 10 volumes. 8vo. Elegantly hand-bound in half green oasis morocco leather with raised bands, full gilt backs, four raised bands, top edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece. A little foxed to preliminary pages. This is considered to be the best collected edition of Austens works.

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      Grand et fort in-8° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé. L'ouvrage est en condition magnifique. Very perfect copy. Presque tous les textes sont pourvus des plats d'origine. On trouve relié à la suite : BLACHE (R). De la malformation des dents comme symptôme de la syphilis chez les enfants. Paris, Malteste, 1879. 8 pp. DAVID (Th.). De la greffe dentaire exposé et observations. Paris, Masson, 1880. 32 pp. AGUILHON DE SARRAN. Pathogénie et traitement de la gingivite expulsive. Suppuration des alvéoles. Chute prématurée des dents. Ostéo-périostite Alvéo-Dentaire. Paris, 1880. 12 pp. AGUILHON DE SARRAN. De quelques travaux récents en odontologie. Paris, asselin, 1880. 30 pp. GAILLARD (Georges). Des déviations des arcades dentaires et de leur traitement rationnel. Paris, Doin, 1881. 205 pp, 80 figures in-t. NUX (Louis). De l'orthopédie dentaire. Contribution à l'étude des irrégularités dentaires et de leur traitement. Paris, Doin, s-d. 104 pp. MARTIN (Claude). Du traitement des fractures du maxillaire inférieur par un nouvel appareil. Paris, Alcan, 1887. 23 pp, 31 figures in-t. MARTIN (Claude). Note sur la prothèse immédiate dans les résections partielles ou totales du maxillaire inférieur. Lyon, 1888. 8 pp, 6 figures in-t. TRELAT. Technique des opérations plastiques sur le palais. Uranoplastie, palatoplastie, staphylorrhaphie. Paginé de 90 à 103. TOPINARD (Paul). De l'évolution des molaires et prémolaires chez les primates et en particulier chez l'homme. Paris, Masson, 1892. Paginé de 642 à 710, 7 figures in-t. MOTY. Accidents de la dent de sagesse. (1901). Paginé de 620 à 757. MOTY. Accidents de la dent de sagesse. Paginé de 60 à 77. FLEISCHMANN. Etude critique de l'obturation des dents par la porcelaine. Comparée aux autres méthodes d'obturation Gutta-Percha, ciments, amalgames, aurification. Lyon, Georg, 1905. 98 pp, 27 figures in-t. HERPIN. Evolution de l'os maxillaire inférieur. Paris, Alcan, 1907. 82 pp, 23 figures in-t Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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        THE FLOWER BOOK Signed

      London: Henri Piazza et Cie. for the Fine Art Society, 1905 Landmark Pre-Raphaelite Masterpiece Of The Book Arts. First edition in the ORIGINAL unbound state. One of a very small limitation of Three Hundred Numbered in Longhand Copies [by Georgiana Burne-Jones]. Publisher&#39;s leather & cloth clamshell case. Folio (13 X 17 1/2 inches). This production consists of the famous thirty eight original water-colour designs by Burne-Jones brilliantly reproduced by the publisher. The plates are housed in the original publisher&#39;s gilt-lettered clamshell case 1/4 dark green Morocco with matching cloth refreshed by expert modest repair. As originally intended by the publisher, the introductory quarto gilt-lettered booklet bound in green cloth is present as a separate publication with the title-page, half-title, text and index printed in red & green, except for the four-page document "Facsimile of Part of the Lists of Flowers Made by Sir Edward Burne-Jones" at the back, printed in black as required. Of the 38 original loose colour plates mounted separately with facing text in their original window mattes, 35 are present with three missing plates masterfully crafted & supplied in facsimile by an expert paper conservationist matching paper stock quality, matting, colour quality & the original hand-lettered typography - no expense was spared to faithfully complete & perfect this famous presentation. Very few copies of this important example of "fin de siècle livre d&#39;artiste" have survived in any condition at all. If any surface, they are usually bound-up as a book in the traditional fashion. Copies with the plates loose as issued are very rare [perhaps fewer than 20 copies]. "The pictures in this book are not of flowers themselves, but of subjects suggested by their names. The first meaning of many of these has long been forgotten, and new meanings are here found for them in the imagination of the artist". He began the series for his own pleasure in 1882, as rest from more laborious work, keeping by him a list of beautiful names that he had met with & choosing subjects amongst them from time to time according to his mood. All the pictures take the same form, a circle about six inches in diameter kind of magic mirror in which the vision appears and he wished them not to be separated, because, wide as is their scope, one spirit, that of pure fantasy, unites them. Many of the paintings draw on Arthurian and classical legend, and on the Bible, and some are re-workings of favourite themes, for example `Wake, Dearest!&#39; depicts `The Sleeping Beauty&#39;, a story he turned to again and again in his several `Briar Rose&#39; series. These freely worked little pictures, some of them unfinished, were done purely for the artist&#39;s own pleasure and it may be for this reason that they possibly contain `a fuller expression of himself than exists elsewhere in his work&#39;. Georgiana Burne-Jones - From the Preface.. Signed. 1st Edition. Illus. by Burne-Jones, Sir Edward.

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes. With illustrations by Sidney Paget.

      George Newnes, London, 1905.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. First UK Edition, first state (preceded by the US issue, published several weeks earlier). 403pp + iv publisher's advertisements at rear. Original publisher's blue cloth lettered in gold at spine and upper board. With a frontispiece and fourteen captioned plates by Sidney Paget. A good, sound if slightly handled copy, boards a little rubbed at extremities and leaves occasionally a little finger marked. Small stain to corner of upper board and another to the base of the rear pastedown and endpaper. Thirteen Sherlock Holmes stories, beginning with his triumphant post-Reichenbach Falls return from the death in 'The Adventure of the Empty House'.

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      1905. Fine. 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.

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        Four Ten

      Chicago. unbound. very good. View. Uncolored drypoint. Signed. From edition of 100. Image measures 7.25" x 10.75". An exquisite aerial view of Chicago. James Swann (1905-1985) was born in Texas. He moved to Chicago in 1933 where he became a member of the Chicago Society of Etchers.

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        The Bahama Islands

      Macmillan Co, New York, 1905. xxii + 630 large pp + 93 plates, some in colour, very clean in fine original cloth. 7.5 x 10.5in Geographical survey of the islands with lovely coloured lithographic plates of fishes.

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        History Of The Maumee River Basin (From The Earliest Account To Its Organization Into Counties)

      Indianapolis, Indiana: Bowen & Slocum. Good. 1905. First Edition. Leather. No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This is the 1905 First Edition; it it NOT a recent reprint. Boards are dark brown leather along spine and corners, with marbled paper. Front and back endpapers are gold marbled. Bound volume includes Henry County, Ohio by W. W. Campbell (329 Pages + Index) . Page block is starting to slightly separate at title page. Corners of leather tipped boards are worn, as well along spine edge. Content Chapters include: Introductory with Table of Counties and Statistics * Geology of the Maumee River Basin * The Earliest Evidences Found of Prehistoric Man * The First Explorers and Cartographers, The French and British * Hostilities of Aborigines and British Against the Colonists * Organization of the Territory Northwest of the Ohio River * Perparations of the Aborigines, aided by the British, to Drive the Americans Back East of the Alleghenies, and For Army to Resist Them * General Wayne&#39;s Reports of His Maumee Campaign to the Secretary of War * Treaties, Civil Organizations, Conspiracy of Tecumseh and the British * The First year of the War of 1812 * The Second and Third (Final) Years of the War of 1912 * The Aborigines, Treaties With, Missionaries Among, and Removal of * The Present Drainage System of the Maumee River Basin * The First American Settlers, and the Organization of Counties * Development of Communication, Public Lands, Schools, Libraries. .

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      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc., 1905. . First printing. . Very good condition in red cloth with gold lettering on the front cover and spine: a gift inscription on the front endpaper, lower corners slightly bumped and some slight spine slant - but overall a very attractive copy, with little soiling to the covers, bright lettering, and clean, flexible pages. . The very uncommon first issue with Chesnutt&#39;s name misspelled on both the front cover and the spine; this error was caught by Chesnutt when a sample was sent to him at the beginning of July, and he was assured by the publisher on July 5th that &#39;not a great number&#39; had been bound thus. This novel, the last to be published during his lifetime (and published just 6 years after his first book) was a commercial failure. 294 pages.

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        Art Work of Washington County, Pennsylvania

      The Gravure Illustration Company Chicago: The Gravure Illustration Company, 1905. Hardcover. vg. Folio. Published in nine parts, all in gold decorated original wrappers. The nine volumes are resting in a cloth portfolio with ties and title in gold on cover. Bottom right edge of portfolio split but still firmly holding. Some scuffing and staining to portfolio. "It is well that this publication, "The Art Work of Washington County, Pennsylvania," should be preceded by an introduction explanatory of its subject and object. Its subject being the presentation of public buildings and residences and views of scenery here and there over the country, by means of engravings from photographic originals, its manifest object is to preserve for the future information as to present natural conditions as brought about by the life of man within the county for the last one hundred and forty years." Each photo is protected by a tissue guard. All nine volumes in near fine, portfolio in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Novels of the Sisters Bronte. Thornton Edition.

      Edinburgh John Grant 1905. B004K2UIX8 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). The Works include: Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre (2 Vols), Shirley (2 Vols), Villette (2 vols), The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (2 Vols), The Professor, Agnes Grey and The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell. Twelve (12) volume complete set. Green cloth gilt with gilt flower on spine. Gilt top edges. Printed on uneven (deckle) edged paper. Minor foxing on edges and first and last few pages. Illustrated. A good to VG set. Wuthering Heights is from a different but uniform set, same date, but slightly darker cloth as can be seen in the picture. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide Hardcover Good

      [Bookseller: M Godding Ltd]
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        Le Tigre & Coquelicot.

      First edition. Paris: Librairie Universelle 1905. Illustr. by Auguste Leymarie. 351 pp. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice green half morocco, spine richly gilt with intricate inlaid decorations. Binding signed Stroobants. Printed on large paper with wide margins.. No. 17 of 30 signed copies on papier Japon. With the bookplate of Victor Mercier

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        Aids to Scouting (Urdu)

      Ludhiana.: Kh. Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din Khan, Hony. Magistrate, Ludhiana., 1905 Urdu, 1st ed, 1905, VG+. In contemporary blue cloth, faded and lightly soiled at edges, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, faded no titles, edges bumped and rubbed. Internally, paste downs are adverts, [2], 150 pp, [6], text block edges reddened. Very rare, this Urdu translation not listed at COPAC, WorldCat or appeared at auction for over 40 years. Reconnaissance and Scouting appeared in 1884. Aids to Scouting, for N-COs and men in 1899 and Scouting for Boys in 1908. Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857&ndash;1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, who in February 1897, on his promotion to lieutenant-colonel, Baden-Powell took command of the 5th dragoon guards. On arrival in India he reduced regimental drill and ceremonial, gave attention to reconnaissance and training (ideas later incorporated into his Aids to Scouting, 1899), and was unusual in taking a close personal interest in the welfare of his men. He built them a soda water factory and a temperance club, warned them against venereal disease, and tried unsuccessfully to dissuade them from visiting the local brothel. He also continued his amateur dramatics and practical jokes. See ODNB.

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        Über das Verhalten der Reaktionszeit beim Assoziationsexperimente, Habilitationsschrift vorgelegt der hohen medizinischen Fakultät zu Zürich zur Erlangung der Venia legendi.

      38 Seiten, Originalbroschur. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Selten.

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        Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie. (Rezensionsexemplar).

      Gr.8°. Titelblatt, 83 Seiten, Originalbroschur. Erstausgabe. Meyer-Palmedo/Fichtner 1905d. - Garrison/Morton 4983. ("Freud opened up a new territory for exploration - the unconscious mind. His studies of the sexual instinct explained the reasons for, and suggested the treatment of, various perversions and neurotic conditions." G/M) In den editorischen Bemerkungen der Studienausgabe die an Prägnanz überdeutliche Kommentierung: "Die Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie sind ohne Zweifel neben der Traumdeutung Freuds bedeutendster, originellster Beitrag zur Wissenschaft vom Menschen." Für den 2005 erschienen Reprint der Erstausgabe stellten wir dem Fischer-Verlag das Original zur Verfügung. Rezensionsexemplar für die von J. Schwalbe geleitete Redaktion der "Deutschen medicinischen Wochenschrift" mit dementsprechendem Stempel, von Schwalbe wohl an Ludwig Wilhelm Weber, der als früherer Oberarzt an der der Psychoanalyse sehr aufgeschlossenen Landes-Heil- und Pflegeanstalt Uchtspringe und nach seiner Habilitation in Göttingen tätig war. Von Weber handschriftlich und mit Stempel auf Vorderdeckel und Titelblatt gekennzeichnet, ein weiterer Stempeleintag von Dr. med. E. Seelig von uns nicht entschlüsselbar. Weber veröffentlichte 1905 in der Dt. Medicinischen Wochenschrift einer Arbeit Über posttraumatische Psychosen", vg. Kreuter II, Seite 1538ff. Fachgerecht restauriertes Exemplar mit unbeschnittenen Seitenrändern, auch in dieser Erhaltung in der Originalbroschur sehr selten.

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        Stridende liv. Skildringer fra vesten og østen.

      Kristiania 1905. 8vo. 318 s.. Dekorert originalt helsjirtingbind. Sjelden i dette bindet. Et meget fint eksemplar. Helt ubetydelige lyter

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      1905. (TEXTILES - DYEING). THE THIOGENE COLOURS OF FARBWERKE VORM. MEISTER LUCIUS & BRUNING, HOECHST ON MAIN. ACCORDING TO THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRY IN 1904. New York: H. A. Metz & Co., (1905). Frontispiece of the factory complex in Germany, line illustrations of manufacturing apparatus in the text, and hundreds of swatches of dyed cloths, large and small, in a wide spectrum of colors and patterns. vi,162 pp. Text is in English. 4to., light green cloth sides, gilt title to upper board, publisher's information to lower board, patterned endpapers. Although the backstrip is lacking, the boards are firmly attached. Most leaves have some light dust-soiling at margins and the boards are bowed because the number of mounted samples keeps the individual leaves and the entire volume from closing tightly. A trade catalogue of Thiogene Colors, a subset of the Sulpher Color group, which allowed the direct dyeing of dyestuffs in a greater variety of colors, excepting red, than was formerly possible. The work is divided into two parts; one part deals with the application of Thiogene Colors, and the other describes in detail the various modes of application and the properties of individual colors in the series.

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        IL RINASCIMENTO - 1905-1906 (Direttore GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO) Tutto il pubblicato, Milano, Antongini & C., 1905

      16 x 23, pp. 100/120 per ogni afsc. - Importante periodico letterario quindicinale di inizio secolo, diretto da Gabriele D'Annunzio . Qui collaborarono, anche con scritti inediti , Matilde Serao, Pascoli, Capuana, Verga, Di Giacomo S., Papini, Prezzolini, A.S. Novaro, De Karolis con le splendide copertine ed alcune incisioni all'interno. Pag. di pubblicità all'inizio di ogni fascicolo La foto dell'insieme è visionabile nel sito (sezione VETRINA) Tutto il Pubblicato, dal n. 1 del 15 novembre 1905 al n. XVII del 20 luglio 1906 abbiamo 2 proposte : 01) - tutta la collezione completa I-XVII a fascicoli sciolti : 02) - Due volumi rilegati t.t. rossa con qualche rifilatura - il fascicolo XVIII è stato ben riprodotto, Tutto il Pubblicato, dal n. 1 del 15 novembre 1905 al n. XVII del 20 luglio 1906 abbiamo 2 proposte : 01) - tutta la collezione completa I-XVII a fascicoli sciolti : 02) - Due volumi rilegati t.t. rossa con qualche rifilatura - il fascicolo XVIII è stato ben riprodotto

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        Récréatios et Passe-temps.

      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.

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      T. R. Dumas et fils editeur Beyrouth, Syrie: T. R. Dumas et fils editeur, ca. 1905. Hardcover. vg. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Thick olive wood boards with carved Jerusalem Cross within carved & decorative color border on front cover. Also known as the Crusaders' Cross, it is a heraldic cross or Christian symbol consisting of a large Greek cross surrounded by four smaller Greek crosses, one in each quadrant. Black cloth spine. Beveled edges. Illustrated with twenty-four photochrom prints by T. R. Dumas in rich vibrant colors showing various scenery and monuments of the Holy Land such as Jaffa, Mount Zion, Jerusalem, St. Sepulcre, Pool of Ezechias, Tower of Antonia, Mosque of Omar, Mosque el Aska, Garden of Gethsemani, Mount of Olives, Tomb of the Virgin Mary, Jews at the Wailing Wall, Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity, Jordan, and others. All plates protected by tissue-guards. Photochrom printed on heavy card stock with gold-lettered captions in French & handwritten captions in English on lower margin. Some surface scratches and minor age wear on boards. Sheet with handwritten contact information of previous owner pasted on inside of front board. Wear to corners of card stock, some staining on card stock margins. Age toning, creasing and chipping to some tissue guards. Binding in very good, card stock and tissue-guards in good-, photochrom prints in very good to near fine condition.

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        "There could I have him now..." from The Story of King Lear

      Original art. Watercolor. Image matted to approximately 13.75" x 20". Framed and glazed. Signed in the lower left "T.H. Robinson." Art has shifted slightly in the frame, else fine. An illustration from The Story of King Lear (1905). A large and striking color illustration. .

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        Rip van Winkle. Signed Limited edition

      London: William Heinemann, 1905.. Limited Edition [74/250]. Cream gilt-illustrated vellum cover. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards rubbed and slightly bowed and darkened. Light browning to endpapers. viii, 57pp + plates :: 50 tipped-in colour plates illustrated by Rackham - colour frontis with remaining plates bound in to rear; all with captioned tissue-guards :: 290mm x 230mm (11" x 9") :: The first book entirely illustrated by Rackham to be issued as a Limited Edition. Signed by Arthur Rackham on the Limitation page

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        An Almain Armourer&#39;s Album. Selections from an original MS. in Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington

      W. Griggs, 1905. Original vellum binding with gilt title and decoration, marbled end papers, 31 full-color with opposing page having the descriptions plus one fold-out illustration. Vellum binding spotted and soiled, worn through at tips of corners, notes penciled in the margins of first page and last page of intro and contents page, some creasing of lower corners and occasional smudging/fingering. A solid copy of this scarce work. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good.

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      1905. 1. (MOE,LOUIS)illus. KAREN alle smaapigers, tekst af Ellen Reumert. Kobenhavn (Copenhagen): Carl Larsens Forlag circa 1905. 4to, (10 x 11"). cloth backed pictorial boards, tips rubbed else VG-Fine. Illustrated with 8 fine full page color illustrations and in line on every page of text in verse in Danish. Deep rich colors in typical turn of the 19th century style depict a day in the life of a little girl. A lovely and scarce book.

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        The Edinburgh Stereoscopic Atlas of Anatomy.

      The Caxton Publishing Company London 1905. Binding: Hardback. Complete in five boxes. A series of stereoscopic views illustrating human anatomy, each view having accompanying text, each of the images and its the text being mounted on one sheet of card. The visual teaching aid of their day. Condition: As is to be expected, the boxes show considerable signs of use and age, but the views are complete, intact and undamaged, with the exception only of the very first, which has a small area of loss resulting from a small sticky label which has been clumsily removed. Foxing to the accompanying booklets, very occasional foxing to the text portions of the cards, a very few spots on the images, but the majority of images are clean and bright. The sheets of card are tending to curl, and would need to be held firmly in a viewer. One of the cards, in Box 5, has been cut to separate the text from the photographs, and the latter protected with translucent paper. Overall Good.

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        Kunststein & Baukeramische Fabrik. Abteilung Fussbodenfliesen. Steinfels. Post & Bahnstation Parksteinhutten./ Steinfelser einfarbige Cement-Fussbodenplatten

      Published by the author Steinfels: Published by the author, ca. 1905. Hardcover. g. 12mo (6,4" x 4,7"). Accordion Fold: 225.6" (18,8 feet). 45 chromolithographic plates (and three text plates). Brown blind-embossed cloth with gold lettering on cover. Printed in color on cardboard paper. Pattern book of floor tile and marble, contains 45 highly-textured, multi-colored samples. Minor discoloration, scuffing and rubbing to boards, sporadic foxing to pages, not affecting text. In German. Good condition.

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        Deutschlands Obstsorten.

      Eckstein & Stahle Hofkunstanstalt, Stuttgart, 1905-1934. Eckstein & Stahle Hofkunstanstalt, Stuttgart, 1905-1934. L'opera completa ? composta di 7 voll. in 4to, con 312 tavole cromolitografiche e numerose immagini (fotoincisioni) nel testo. Vol. VII. In 4to, pp. 276, 48 tavv. cromolit. a p. p. e num. tavv. in b/n sempre a p.p., entrambe f.t., leg. in t. tela verde con titoli in oro dorso in rilievo su fondo oro al piatto anteriore. Degna di nota ? solo una perdita di colore della tela al dorso e, pi? leggera, al piatto anteriore. Per il resto buonissimo esemplare, fresco e completo delle bellissime tavole.

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        Fleurettens Purpurschnecke. Erotische Lieder und Gedichte aus dem Achtzehten Jahrhundert. Gesammelt und herausgegeben von Franciscus Amadeus. Mit Zeichnungen von Franz von Bayros.

      Paphos Im Jahr der Cythere 5091. Privately printed, C.W. Stern, Wien (Vienna) 1905. 4to. With several erotic illustrations in b/w. (4)+131 pages + XX numbered illustrations. Untrimmed in orig. decorated boards, imitated vellum with gilt decoration. Boards a bit warped. Otherwise a very, very nice copy of a normally very fragile book.. No. 356 of 500 numbered copies.** The Austrian Franz Blei was a noted essayist, playwright and translator, who was part of the erotic and symbolist avantgarde in Vienna. He was a friend Franz Kafka, whom he worked closely with. Franz von Bayros is one of the greatest erotic illustrators and artists of the 20th century and part of the decadent movement

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

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

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        Garden Cities in Theory and Practice being an Amplification of a Paper on the Potentialities of Applied Science in a Garden City.

      London; Bembrose and Sons 1905.. In two volumes. vol. 1 xiv+557 pp. illustrated, plans, some folding, maps, Vol. 2, xi+pp. 559-1404+12. Green boards, in very good condition. Sennett, like Howard and Unwin was a strong advocate of the Garden City but seems largely forgotten, and neglected in the literature. This work is encyclopaedic in content. Contents of vol 1 are, Introductory, On the Laying Out of Garden Cities, Proposal for Plan of First Garden City, Garden City Dwellings and other Buildings, Life in a Garden City. Vol. 2 covers, The Sociological Aspect, Garden City Industries, Locomotion, Urban and Interurban, Garden Cities in their Relation to Agriculture, The Potentialities of Applied Science in a Garden City, and Conclusion. There is much interesting material in the book which is pertinent to many modern concerns, and which might be of interest to New Urbanists.

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        Instruire en Amusant Geographie Enfantine Planisphere Terrestre, Races Humaines, Drapeaux, Animaux du Globe

      Depose F.T. Paris:: Depose F.T.,. 1905.. nd, ca. 1905. A board game with approx. 100 lead figures, in its original box with most of the lead figures still attached to the original mounting board. Orig. red gilt decorated box approx. 24 x 18". The board consists of a map divided into three sections. The delightful figures, painted in color, depict natives, animals, plants & flags of various parts of the world including North America, Australia, Africa, the Arctic. The mounted key to the map is present. In wonderful original condition.

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        Memorabilia or Spiritual Diary [Diarium Spirituale] from the Year 1747 to the Year 1765 (Three Volume Set)

      Warner Silfversparres nya Grafiska Aktiebolag Stockholm: Warner Silfversparres nya Grafiska Aktiebolag. (1901-1905). Facsimile of the original manuscript in three volumes. With historical note in English and Latin. Tall thick octavos measuring approximately 10.5" x 18". Contemporary vellum over wooden boards with morocco spine labels. Ex-library copy, spine classmarks, bookplates, pockets, and one small ink number stamp in volume one, else no other markings. Overall moderate soiling to the vellum and endleaves, volume two with tearing to the vellum along the top edge and upper joints, else very good. A handsome set that beautifully prints Swedenborg's original manuscript "by means of photo-typography." Scarce. OCLC locates only 6 copies. .

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        Travels of a Naturalist in Northern Europe. Norway, 1871. Archangel, 1872. Petchora, 1875. Vol. I-II.

      With coloured plates and other illustrations and 4 maps. London: T. Fiher Unwin 1905. 8:o. xiv,260; viii,261-541,(1) pp. + plates + maps. Original red buckram with gilt spine lettering. Top edge gilt, else uncut. Volume II corners a bit bumped. Light rubbing to other joints. Ex libris Bengt Flach on paste-down volume I and removed in volume II. Some remains of glue and paper. From the library of Gunnar Brusewitz with his book-plate. 23,5 x16,5 cm.. Schiötz 421

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        Dreams in Homespun

      Lothrop Lee and Shepard Co. Boston: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co.. (stated 1897, but perhaps 1905 or 1906). First. First edition. A little soiling to the foredge else fine in a lightly soiled, fine white dustwrapper with a small paper strip affixed to the spine. The first book appearance of "The House by the Side of the Road," which along with "The Old Oaken Bucket" were the popular author's most famous poems. Rare in jacket. .

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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 pubblicità 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 pubblicità e di alcune caricature in b/n. La quantità 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 già 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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        The Delectable Art of Printing: Called Also, The Printer Man's Joy: Treating of the Origination and Founding of Chap-Book Borders and Ornaments. To Which is Added a List of the Types & Characters

      New York: Published by The American Type Founders Co 1905 New York: Published by The American Type Founders Co, 1905. First edition. Large 4to (13 x 9-1/2 inches). Design and layout by Will Bradley, printed in yellow, red and green, 32 pages. Pictorial printed tan wrappers. Bambace page 180

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      Harper & Brothers New York & London: Harper & Brothers. 1905. 20 vols., 8vo; plates including frontispieces; very good or better in original green cloth, spines gilt, t.e.g.

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        Memorabilia or Spiritual Diary [Diarium Spirituale] from the Year 1747 to the Year 1765 (Three Volume Set)

      Stockholm: Warner Silfversparres nya Grafiska Aktiebolag (1901-1905). Facsimile of the original manuscript in three volumes. With historical note in English and Latin. Tall thick octavos measuring approximately 10.5" x 18". Contemporary vellum over wooden boards with morocco spine labels. Ex-library copy, spine classmarks, bookplates, pockets, and one small ink number stamp in volume one, else no other markings. Overall moderate soiling to the vellum and endleaves, volume two with tearing to the vellum along the top edge and upper joints, else very good. A handsome set that beautifully prints Swedenborg's original manuscript "by means of photo-typography." Scarce. OCLC locates only 6 copies.

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        L'esilio. milano, edizioni di poesia, 1905-06.

      Tre volumi di cm. 16,5, pp. 322 (14); 314 (6); 573 (2). Bross. originali illustrate. Disunito il piatto del primo volume, qualche piccolo segno d'uso esterno, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Timbro ed ex libris privato di possesso (Biblioteca dott. Umberto Banzi). Rara prima edizione di quest'opera che fu vincitrice del primio di ""poesia"". Veramente raro a reperirsi completo dei tre volumi, con le brossure originale ed in buono stato di conservazione come il presente esemplare.

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        Rip Van Winkle

      William Heinemann 1905. pp. frontis., viii., 62 and 49 further tipped-in plates. All 50 plates have captioned tissue guards. A few marks here and there, but an attractive copy overall. With a recent green morocco, gilt lettered spine,

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        HISTOIRE DE L'ART, depuis les premiers temps chretiens jusqu'a nos jours. Tome I- II- III- IV-V., Paris, Librairie Armand Colin, 1905

      cm. 20 x cm.29, brossura in buone condizioni ancora con molti fogli chiusi, copertine marroni, edizione con centinaia di riproduzioni e tante tav. f.t., stampa su carta speciale patinata. Si tratta della prima edizione avviata nel 1905. Questa famosa opera venne poi edita anche in anni successivi. Monumentale storia dell'arte pubblicata sotto la direzione di Michel André (grande esperto e conservatore onorario dei musei nazionali francesi) cui collaborarono studiosi e specialisti del tempo. Ogni tomo è suddiviso in due parti, ed ogni parte è composta da 10 fascicoli. Alla fine di ogni tomo ci sono i preziosi indici (anche delle figure) TOMO I (Des débuts de l'art crétien à la fin de la priode romane.) pag.556 Prima parte. Edizione 1905 - fasc. 1-10 . Sec. parte Ediizione 1905 . fasc. 11-20 TOMO II (Formation, expansion et evolution de l'art gothique) pag.1010 Prima parte. Edizione 1906 - fasc. 21-30 Sec. parte Edizione 1906 - fasc. 31-40 TOMO III (Le réalisme. Les debuts de la Renaissance) pag.968 Prima parte. Edizione 1907 - fasc. 41-50 Sec. parte. Edizione 1907 - fasc. 51-60 TOMO IV (La Renaissance) totale pagine 1006 Prima parte. Edizione 1908 - fasc. 61-70 Sec. parte. Edizione 1908 - fasc. 71-80 TOMO V (La Renaissance dans les pays du Nord - Formation de l'art classique moderne) tot. pagine 960. Prima parte. Edizione 1912 -. fasc. 81-90 Sec. parte . Edizione 1915 - fasc. 91-100 Offriamo l'insieme, assai interessante , a

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        Rip van Winkle. Illustreret af Arthur Rackham.

      Peter Hansens Forlag, København 1905. Stor 4°. 45 sider + 50 monterede farveplancher. Ubeskåret i orig. grønt hellærredsbind med forgyldt vignet (efter Rackhams forlæg) på forpermen. Nr. 80 af 250 nummererede eksemplarer med trykt signatur af Rackham. Ganske let kantslitage, ellers overordentlig velholdt. // Large 4to. 45 pages + 50 mounted colour plates. Untrimmed in the orig. green decorated cloth binding (after Rackham). One of 250 numbered copies with Rackham's printed signature. Near fine++, with only very minor wear to the extremities.. Danish de luxe edition of this classical illustrated book, apparently identical to the English original. Except for the frontispiece illustration, all illustrations are placed in the back of the book, after the text leaves

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