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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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      Cassell London: Cassell, 1905. Pemberton, Max. COMPLETE ORIGINAL HOLOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF HIS NAPOLEONIC NOVEL: THE HUNDRED DAYS. 189pp, 4to, (67 pages of which are typed, interspersed throughout and consecutively paginated). No place, no date, but published by Cassell in London in 1905. The manuscript, signed by Pemberton on the first page of text, contains the author's extensive alterations and revisions throughout in his minute hand, and is neatly bound in morocco-backed cloth. Very lightly dust-soiled but in Very Good condition. Pemberton (b. 1863) was a prolific late Victorian novelist, today perhaps best known as one of the famous "Rivals of Sherlock Holmes." THE HUNDRED DAYS is a deftly-plotted historical mystery which concerns the period between Napoleon's arrival in Paris after escaping from Elba and the restoration of Louis XVIII after Waterloo. After 'one hundred years' of institutional acquisition, few manuscripts from this era are still to be found in commerce. Sold with an early edition of the book.. Signed by Author. Original Manuscript. Very Good.

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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'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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        [In Russian:] ZAYAVLENIE I DOKUMENTY. O RAZRYVIE TSENTRAL'NYKH UCHRESHDENII S PARTIE [Statements and Documents. On Split Between Central Establishment and the Party]

      Geneva: Koop. Tipographia 1905. Geneva: Koop. Tipographia, 1905.. 13,[1]pp. 16mo. Pale green printed self-wrappers. About fine. First edition, published in association with VPERED, the Bolshevik paper founded by Lenin and associates in Geneva at the turn of the year after the Mensheviks took control of ISKRA. ZALESKI 1917.

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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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        Pittsburgh Steel Company; Description of the Plant and Its Products Told in Pictures

      Pittsburgh Steel Company Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steel Company. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. No date listed--ca. 1905. Oblong folio, full leather, illustrated, clean unmarked copy, Very Good copy, some discoloration to some pages, light rubbing or wear to the tips and edges of the covers. Bound collection of 36 original photographs (34 measuring approximately 8x10, remaining 2 measuring approximately 2x10) of this steel-making and producing mill, with the prints mounted on 12x16 inch pages, each with specific printed captions in the lower corner. Leaves bound together with string tie and the whole bound in original full leather, newly rebacked with new end-papers. Small damp-stain on lower edge of a few leaves, but no near the images. This official and elaborate presentation includes birds-eye-views of the Monessen plant (in two parts), an exterior of the office building, views in boiler houses, open hearth furnaces, soaking pits, power plants, engines, and an electric power plant. The products shown include billets, rounds for seamless tubes, wire rods, nails in kegs, barbed wire, staples, and wire fencing. There are views of nail- making machines, and electric welding fence machines. This album was assembled only four years after the Company was incorporated; at the time, it operated plants in the Monongahela River Valley south of Pittsburgh in Monessen and Allenport. A scarce industrial photography album; OCLC locates one copy.

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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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        Raum und Zeit

      Teubner Leipzig: Teubner. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Minkowski's explanation of the fourth dimension, a critical bridge between Einstein's theories of special and general relativity. PMM 401. "In "'Space and Time', read by Minkowski in Cologne only a few months before his death, he introduced the notion that made possible the expansion of the relativity theory of Einstein from its specific (1905) to its general form (1916). Minkowski's space-time hypothesis was in effect a restatement of Einstein's basic principle in a form that greatly enhanced its plausibility and also introduced important new developments. Hitherto natural phenomena had been thought to occur in a space of three dimensions and to flow uniformly through time. Minkowski maintained that the separation of time and space is a false conception; that time itself is a dimension, comparable to length, breadth, and height; and that therefore the true conception of reality was constituted by a space-time continuum possessing these four dimensions. This strongly reinforced Einstein's objections to absolute concepts and supported his view of the relativity of events in nature" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 401).In: Jahresbericht der deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung, volume XVIII, pp.75-88. Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. The whole volume offered. Contemporary three-quarter burgundy morocco. Provenance: Charles L. Bouton, 1912 (signature in pencil on an endpaper). Bookplate and deaccession stamp of Middlebury College- the Egbert Starr Library. Some scuffing to edges of binding and residue from library sticker at base of spine. A few neat annotations (not affecting Minkowski); text fine. NOTE: There were three 1909 (simultaneous or nearly simultaneous) journal printings of Raum und Zeit. The present printing is the one cited by PMM.

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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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        Zur Theorie der Lichterzeugung und Lichtabsorption. WITH: Das Prinzip von der Erhaltung der Schwerpunktsbewgung und die Tragheit der Energie

      Barth Leipzig: Barth. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of two important Einstein papers, including one of the two papers on his Noble Prize winning work on the photoelectric effect. On the Theory of Light Production and Light Absorption: A continuation and development of Einstein's revolutionary first paper in 1905 on the photoelectric effect ("On a Heuristic Point of View about the Creation and Conversion of Light")."In a companion paper [to "On a Heuristic Point..."], published in 1906, Einstein exposed appeal to the quantum as fundamentally counter to the ethos of classical physics: 'the theoretical bases on which Planck's radiation theory rests are different from those of Maxwell's theory'. Planck had not initially intended to quantify light-radiation itself, but Einstein demonstrated that his own 'light-quantum hypothesis' was implicit in Planck's earlier work. In viewing radiation not as a continuous wave, but as composed of small packets of energy (later called photons), Einstein was again shaking the foundations of classical physics" (Honner, The Description of Nature, 31). Particle Physics: One Hundred Years of Discoveries: "Corpuscular-wave dualism for photons. Explanation of the photoelectric effect using the quantum hypothesis of Planck. Nobel prize to A. Einstein awarded in 1921 'for services to Theoretical Physics, and especially of he law of the photoelectric effect.'" Weil *12.The Principle of Conservation of Motion of the Center of Gravity and the Inertia of Energy: Einstein's further development of E=mc2. Einstein boldly uses his relationship to insist that the conservation of mass is a special case of the conservation of energy and broadens the law to include not only mechanical, but electromagnetic processes as well. Weil 13.IN: Annalen der Physik, Vol. 20, pp. 199-206; 627-633. Leipzig: Barth, 1906. Octavo, modern full green morocco. Rippling to the first few leaves of volume (not affecting Einstein papers). Provenance: with library stamp on series title from the prestigious Gmelin Institute (after 1996, part of the Max Planck Institute). Very handsomely bound.

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        Determination of the Surface-Tension of Water by the Method of Jet Vibration

      The Royal Society London: The Royal Society. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION OFFPRINT, PRESENTATION COPY, of Bohr's first published scientific paper, written while he was a 20-year-old student at Copenhagen University. Inscribed by Bohr in Danish on front wrapper to Poul Heegaard, mathematician and professor at Copenhagen University. In original wrappers. In February 1905 the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters announced a prize concerning Lord Rayleigh's 1879 theory that the surface tension of liquids could be determined from the surface vibrations of liquid jets. The problem proposed by the Academy was to perform quantitative experiments to implement Rayleigh's method. Bohr faced formidable difficulties, not least the fact that, since the university had no physics laboratory, Bohr had to perform the experiments at night (to avoid perturbations due to passing traffic) in his father's physiology laboratory. Bohr's paper was submitted on the deadline of 30 October 1906, and on 23 February 1907 the Academy notified Bohr that he had won its gold medal. Bohr "included in his work essential improvements on Rayleigh's theory by taking into account the influence of the liquid's viscosity and of the ambient air, and by extending the earlier theory from infinitesimal to arbitrarily large amplitudes" (Pais 101).The original paper submitted to the Academy was, of course, written in Danish (it is actually in the hand of Niels's brother Harald). It survives in the Bohr Archives, but it was never published (Pais 102). Bohr submitted the present English translation to the Royal Society of London in 1908, where it was read and published the following year. As well as being his first published paper, this also represents the only experimental work published by Bohr; all of his subsequent contributions were to theoretical physics. (A. Pais, Niels Bohr's Times, 1991).The recipient, Poul Heegaard (1871-1948), is famous for his contributions to topology, especially the theory of three-dimensional manifolds. After his 1898 Copenhagen University dissertation, Heegaard taught at various military schools in the Copenhagen area before accepting a chair at Copenhagen University. After seven years there he resigned, but shortly afterwards he moved to the University of Kristiania (now Oslo) where he became a cofounder of the Norwegian Mathematical Society and a very popular teacher until he retired in 1941. Heegaard's dissertation is very well known because it gave a counter-example to the version of Poincaré-duality published by Poincaré shortly before, thereby contributing to the clarification of the basic notions of algebraic topology. He also co-wrote, with Max Dehn, the article 'Analysis Situs' for the Enzyklopadie der mathematischen Wissenschaften (1907), which marks the foundation of combinatorial topology.Offprint from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 209. London: The Royal Society, 1909. Quarto, original green printed wrappers; custom box. A little soiling to wrappers, very small repairs to bottom corners of front wrapper. A remarkable well-preserved copy. RARE.

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        Nye Mennesker. Tegninger af Harald Moltke.

      Gyldendal, 1905. 246 sider, illustreret i s/h. Indb. lidt slidt halvlæder. Det originale foromslag medindbundet. Med dedikation fra Knud Rasmussen til Knud B. "Kære Knud B./ Dagen idag, da jeg tilbagebetaler/ den Driftskapital som du i sin/ Tid satte i mig - og som overhove=/ det muliggjorte mit livs første/ selvstændige Start - maa være/ historisk; forsmaa derfor ikke/ denne Bog, som var det første/ Resultat af mit vilde Ungdoms/ liv! Hej - og Tak!/ Din hengivne/ Knud R. / 30/11 08. Dedikationen er sandsynligvis til Knud Balle, provst i Grønland og Knud Rasmussens fætter: I 1902-04 deltog Knud Rasmussen i sin første ekspedition: "Den litterære Grønlandsekspedition" sammen med Mylius-Erichsen og Harald Moltke. Optegnelser fra ekspeditionen blev senere nedskrevet af Mylius-Erichsen og udkom i bogform i 1906 under titlen "Grønland. Illustreret Skildring af Den danske Literære Grønlandsekspeditions Rejser i Melvillebugten og Ophold blandt Jordens nordligst boende Mennesker - Polareskimoerne. 1903-04". Nærværende bog "Nye Mennesker" var dog det første vidnesbyrd fra ekspeditionen - en fortælling om Knud Rasmussens første møde med eskimoerne. Oplevelserne om folket, deres sagn og religiøse forestillinger skabte Knud Rasmussen et stort navn som forfatter. Dedikationen vidner sandsynligvis om, at Knud Balle har bistået Knud Rasmussen økonomisk på denne hans første ekspedition, og at Rasmussen først flere år senere har haft mulighed for at tilbagebetale. Den litterære Grønlandsekspedition var startskuddet til den Missions- og Handelsstation som Knud Rasmussen - efter at have set forholdene blandt eskimoerne - ønskede at oprette. Missionsstationen stod først klar i 1909 og handelsstationen i juli 1910. Begge foretagender var, på grund af de mange internationale interesser i Grønland, én lang forhandling med staten, der i begge tilfælde mislykkedes. Projekterne blev tilvejebragt ved private kirkelige organisationer; "Udvalget for den Grønlandske Kirkesag" og "Dansk Missionsselskab" samt private donationer.. With dedication from Knud Rasmussen to Knud B (Knud Balle) signed November 11th. 1908. Knud Rasmussen thanks Knud B., (rural dean in Greenland and Knud Rasmussens cousin), for helping him economically in the beginning of Rasmussen´s career. Knud Rasmussen has finally been able to repay his cousin the money he "invested" in him which enabled Knud Rasmussen to begin his excursions. The dedication is a little vague about what money and which "beginning" Knud Rasmussen is referring to. Knud Rasmussen began his expeditions to Greenland in 1902, when joining the excursion "Den litterære Grønlandsekspedition" 1902-04 supervised by Mylius-Erichsen. Here the thought of a trade-market in Kap York (around Thule) was born. The danish government had agreed in investing money in the project, but later withdraw their financial offer. Instead Knud Rasmussen had to raise the money from charity. The two private ecclesiastical organisations; "Udvalget for den Grønlandske Kirkesag" og "Dansk Missionsselskab" raised most of them. Considering the dedication, Knud Balle presumably "invested" in Knud Rasmussen when he left for this first expedition to Greenland in 1902

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        Der Schiffbau seit seiner Entstehung I-III. Band I: Text, Band II & III: Illustrations.

      3 volumes. Internationaler Ständiger Verband der Schiffahrts-Kongresse, Brüssel 1905 (?). Oblong 4°. Volume I: 112 + 7 coloured plates, volume II: 74 single sided pages and volume III: 102 coloured single sided pages. Volume one in orig. pictorial soft cover with green cloth spine, volume II and III in pictorial boards with green cloth spines. Volumes II and III with minor foxing on the front and rear fly leafs, all other pages nice and clean. Colours bright and clear. All three volumes with stamp marks from previous owners on the front covers, volume I with stamp mark also at the front fly leaf and traces of old scoth tape on the bottom of the covers. The set with minor flaws, but in an all over nice condition.. A very thorough examination of the history of ship-building, their types, developments and use. A fantastic set, even more so, because of the beautiful coloured illustrations in the third volume, which presents the ship types extremely well. *A scarce set indeed

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        Kate Greenaway

      1905. first edition. Edition de Luxe With an Original Pencil Sketch by Kate Greenaway[GREENAWAY, Kate]. SPIELMANN, M.H., and G.S. LAYARD. Kate Greenaway. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905.Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 numbered copies (this copy being No. 181), signed by the artist&#146;s brother, John Greenaway. Large quarto (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches; 267 x 206 mm.). xix, [1], 300, [1], [3, blank] pp. Color frontispiece and fifty-three color plates after Kate Greenaway, with descriptive tissue guards, and numerous black and white illustrations, including thirty-four half-tone plates.Original white cloth over bevelled boards with front cover and spine lettered in gilt and decoratively stamped in blind in a geometric and floral design. Top edge gilt. Color pictorial endpapers. A near fine copy.All 500 copies of the Edition de Luxe have original Kate Greenaway artwork bound in. Copy No. 1 has five watercolor sketches, copy No. 2 has four, copy No. 3 has three, copy No. 4 has two, and copy Nos. 5-10 each have one watercolor sketch. Beginning with copy No. 11, each copy has an original pencil sketch.This copy has an exceptional original pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway depicting a young girl, standing facing left, wearing a long dress with an empire waist, big puffy sleeves, and a wide sash with a bow at the back. At upper right, are detailed sketches of her arms, wearing long fingerless gloves, resting on a surface.&#147;Containing upwards of 80 full page illustrations, 53 of which are reproduced in facsimile from original water-colour drawings by Kate Greenaway. There are also numerous thumb nail sketches with pen and pencil throughout the text, many of them from letters to Ruskin. Few of the illustrations have ever been published before. The Edition de Luxe is limited to 500 copies&#133;each copy being signed by Mr. John Greenaway and numbered. It contains the earliest impressions of the illustrations, and the letterpress is printed on hand-made paper. Bound in white vellum cloth, gilt top&#133;Each of these copies contains an original pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway&#133;Fifteen Extra Copies. Each of these copies contains at least one original water-color sketch by Kate Greenaway&#148; (Publisher&#146;s Prospectus).Schuster & Engen 226. Thomson 400.

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      1905. 1. (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, verso of frontis foxed else near FINE!. LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES, THIS IS ONE OF 50 UNNUMBERED FOR PRESENTATION. THIS COPY IS ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY VIOLET SEVERN WHOSE MOTHER WAS THE ADOPTED DAUGHTED OF JOHN RUSKIN. ON PAGE 140 IS A FACSIMILE OF A STORY WRITTEN BY GREENAWAY FOR SEVERN WHICH SHE ALLOWED TO BE REPRODUCED FOR THIS EDITION. THIS BOOK IS ALSO SIGNED BY JOHN GREENAWAY (Kate's brother), AND WITH AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH DONE BY KATE GREENAWAY which is matted and bound in with John Greenaway's signature of authenticity. The sketch is of a little girl wearing a hat, and gazing down. The book features much text, more than 50 color plates, plus many black and whites. This is a special assocation copy of an important book for any Greenaway collector.

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        Chess in Iceland and in Icelandic Literature, with Historical Notes on Other Table-Games.

      The Florentine Typographical Society, Florence/Firenze 1905. Large 8vo. IX+400 pages. Photolitographed portrait on frontispiece. 1 woodcut illustration plate (showing medieval chess players). Publisher's brown cloth binding. Untrimmed. Spine with scratch; outside hinges weak. Inside crisp and clean.. Fiske I, 156. Van de Linde-Niemeijeriana no. 250

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      1905. 2. BLACK INTEREST. SAMBO AND SUSANNA by May Byron. London: Blackie circa 1905. Oblong 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, covers rubbed some else VG+. Printed on frenchfold paper, each page of text faces a marvelous full page color illustration by ETHEL PARKINSON. The storyis about stereotypically portrayed Black children whose relatives are so mean that they run away together. Quite scarce and a great picture book.

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        The Compleat Angler

      Caradoc Press Chiswick: Caradoc Press. 5th Edition or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Beautiful edition of The Compleat Angler, exquisitely bound by Kelliegram. Printed in red and black. Frontispiece portrait of Walton, initials, and illustrations designed and engraved by H. G. Webb.Chiswick, Caradoc Press, 1905. Octavo, olive morocco stamped with gilt design of a water lily and fish swirling around the title on front cover, repeating fish motif along spine, and gilt turn-ins, by Kelliegram, unevenly faded to brown, joints slightly rubbed; front hinge cracked, top edges trimmed and gilt; bookplate.

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        The Woggle-Bug Book

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

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        A Rebel's Recollections

      Putnam's NY: Putnam's, 1905. Fourth edition, with an additional chapter on the Old Régime in the Old Dominion and a new preface. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication to a former Union soldier, Col. George W. Dunn. Harwell In Tall Cotton 52: "Enjoyable record of Confederate service by a young man who fought well and wrote well and knew that the Civil War was the central experience of his generation." Dornbusch I, 1181: "Author's service in the 1st Virginia Cavalry." Nevins I, p. 85: "Charming, highly literate series of reminiscences by a young Confederate who obviously enjoyed his war experiences." Nicholson, p. 267 (for the 1875 first edition).

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        The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (Signed)

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1905. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. 8vo. xviii, (329),(i)pp. Written and Illustrated by Howard Pyle. Original yellow-brown cloth blocked in red, black and gilt. Cloth soiled and lightly worn at edges, rear inner hinge neatly mended, else a very good copy. Tipped onto the front pastedown is a handwritten letter from Pyle issued from his home in Wilmington, Delaware: "My Dear Mr. Alden: I have received this M.S. copy sent me and will read it and report to you as soon as possible -- within a day or two, I think. Very sincerely yours, Howard Pyle." The addressee was Henry Mills Alden, editor of first Harper&#39;s Weekly then of Harper&#39;s Monthly, to which Pyle was a contributor. Based on the date of the letter, it is possible that the manuscript in question was "Youma" by Lafcadio Hearn (published January and February 1890 in Harper&#39;s Monthly).

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        Rip van Winkle. Signed Limited edition

      London: William Heinemann. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards rubbed and slightly bowed and darkened. Light browning to endpapers. 1905. Limited Edition [74/250]. Cream gilt-illustrated vellum cover. 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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      1905. Paperback. 1. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. RIP VAN WINKLE von Washington Irving. Leipzig: E.A. Seemann 1905. Large 4to (9 1/2 x 12"), Fine. The text is perfect bound in green wraps, illustrated in line. Each of the 50 incredible tipped-in color plates is mounted on a separate sheet of heavy green paper (plates have a white border). Both the text and the illustrations are housed in the original publisher's tan cloth portfolio that has lettering and an illustration in brown on the cover. Printed in Leipzig on fine laid paper. First German edition. Although not a stated limited edition and not signed, this is obviously a deluxe production. Not in Riall or Latimore/Haskell. A beautiful copy, rare.

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        THE APPLES OF NEW YORK : Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station forthe Year 1903

      Albany , New York : J.B. Lyon Company , 1905 Book. Very Good. Decorative Cloth. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Two volume set ,Green cloth hardcover with gilded design and letters. Vol 1, 409 page book Vol.2, 360 page book with Colored Frontispiece with tissue guard. 126 full color plates , 78 halftone plates with text illustrations. This was the first in a series of Agriculture published by the State of New York. This set and it plates are beautifully published and scarce in this condition with all plates present . Condition : Very Good . ( see the images at our web site. NOTE this set is heavy and will need extra postage. please inquire..

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        Unbewußte Gemeinheiten. Unbeswusste Gemeinheiten. Ein Vortrag

      München: Verlag Ernst Reinhardt, 1905 RARE early 1st Edn. BLEULER father of SCHIZOPHRENIA. EUGEN BLEULER Unbeswusste Gemeinheiten. 8vo., 40pp. [22.8 x 14.8cms] Original printed stiff light brown wrappers. FIRST EDITION of one of Bleuler&#39;s rare published papers. Paul Eugen Bleuler (April 30, 1857 - July 15, 1939) was a Swiss psychiatrist most notable for his contributions to the understanding of mental illness and coining the term schizophrenia. Bleuler was born in Zollikon, a small town near Zurich in Switzerland, to Johann Rudolf Bleuler, a wealthy farmer, & Pauline Bleuler-Bleuler. He studied medicine in Zurich, and later studied in Paris, London and Munich after which he returned to Zurich to take a post as an intern at the Burghölzli, a university hospital. In 1886 Bleuler became the director of a psychiatric clinic at Rheinau, a hospital located in an old monastery on an island in the Rhine. Rheinau was noted at the time for being backward, and Bleuler set about improving conditions for the patients resident there. Bleuler returned to the Burghölzli in 1898 to be appointed director, where notably he employed Carl Jung as an intern. Bleuler is particularly notable for naming schizophrenia, a disorder which was previously known as dementia praecox. Bleuler realized the condition was neither a dementia, nor did it always occur in young people (praecox meaning early) and so gave the condition the purportedly less stigmatising but still controversial name from the Greek roots schizein ("to split") and phr?n, phren- ("mind"). Bleuler treated celebrated Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky after his breakdown in 1919. Bleuler coined the New Latin word autismus (English translation autism) in 1910 as he was defining symptoms of schizophrenia, deriving it from the Greek word autos (meaning self). According to the Critical Dictionary of Psychoanalysis by Charles Rycroft, it was Bleuler who introduced the term ambivalence (in 1911). An excellent near fine example, upper cover with a gentle fold neatly straightened.. 1st Edition.

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        Arbeiter-Wohnungen. Neue Folge. Ausgeführte Gebäude enthaltend Wohnungen von zwei und drei Zimmern mit Fassaden in farbiger Darstellung, Grundrissen, Schnitten und Details

      Konrad Wittwer Stuttgart: Konrad Wittwer, (1905). Hardcover. vg. Sm. elephant folio (12" x 16 1/2"). 60 plates resting in original three-quarter cloth portfolio with string ties. Illustration and lettering in green on front cover, gold lettering on spine. Inside of boards in silk-moire. Title-page printed in red and green. Sixty detailed chromolithographs show the front of two and 3 bedroom homes as well as some larger apartment buildings of middle-class German workers in Stuttgart. Majority of plates accompanied by the ground plan of house depicted. Captions in German. Minor age wear and sunning on portfolio. Sporadic foxing and soiling to margins of some plates, not affecting image. Complete as issued, with chromolithographs in rich vibrant colors. Four-page fold-out "Perspektivisch quadrierte Kartons" by R. S. Enblom, laid-in.

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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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        Lexicon biblicum / editore Martino Hagen - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Paris : P. Lethielleux, 1905-11, 1905. Series; Cursus scripturae sacrae : Libri introductorii ; 4-6. Physical description; 3v. ; 24 cm. Subjects; Bible - Dictionaries. Language; Latin. Finely and sumptuously bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the titles blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set; of presentation quality - scans etc. on request.

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      Published by Frederick Warne & Co, 1905. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Potter, Beatrix. Very good condition. Larger format maroon paper-covered boards. Picture of Miss Ribby in a small circle on front cover. Mottled lilac endpapers (changed to pictures of the patty-pan in later editions). 52 pages. 7.25 x 5.5". First printing of the first edition. Spine repaired with very slight loss at top and tail. Corners worn. Slight fading to covers with a few very small marks. Name in ink to front pastedown. Light marks to contents but still a bright copy of the first edition.

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        Le cantique des cantiques qui est sur Salomon. Traduit littéralement et remis a la scène par Jean de Bonnefon. A éte pour la première fois a Paris le 22 Mai 1905. Illustrations de F. Kupka

      Paris, Librairie Universelle (1905).. 2°. 82 (2) S. Mit ill. Tit., 6 (dav. 4 ganzseit .) Holzschn., 2 Vign., 14 Initalien u. farb. Buchschmuck v. Frantisek Kupka. OKart. Mit 2-farb. Einbandill. Rü. u. Kanten fachgerecht restaur. Carteret I, 268 - Eines von 500 Expl. (GA 517) auf Büttenpapier. Entgegen dem Druckvermerk nicht signiert.

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