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        ERINNERUNGSBILD AN ZWEI VERUNGLÜCKTE ALPINISTEN

      - Tuschfederzeichnung 39 x 27 cm, hinter Passepartout, auf Passepartout Widmung und gezeichnetes SAC-Signet, Zeichnung am linken Rand mit montagebedingter kleiner Verfärbung, gerahmt (68 x 57 cm), Rahmen mit Mängeln, ca. 1905 Erinnerungsblatt von sehr guter zeichnerischer Qualität für zwei am Silbergrätli (unterhalb der Jungfrau?) verunglückte Alpinisten des Alpenclubs Basel (im Hintergrund der wartende Tod)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Thomi]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1905 - 1905 Wisden Hardback

      1905. Hi and Welcome to our Store. We are selling our HBs off in chunks, happy to split the sets or to send more details and pictures, please just ask us or the admin team here. This lot is a 1905 Hardback Wisden. In Good to Very Good Condition. The main issue is a rather ugly stain to the rear board, if we forget that it is a very nice book, good gilts and internally very good , some weakness to the hinges with nice clean pages.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Wanderbilder. Die Naturwunder der Tropenwelt. Ceylon und Insulinde [d. i. Indonesien]. Nach eigenen Aquarellen und Ölgemälden. Serie I, II und III (= alles). Prachtausgabe. Mit 40 Farbtafeln, 4 Tafeln in Schwarzweiß, 3 Porträt-Tafeln, 1 Votiv-Tafel und zahlreichen Textabbildungen.

      Koehler, Gera-Untermhaus 1905 - Titelblatt, 1 Doppelblatt Vorwort, 48 Tafeln sowie 40 Textblätter Kommentar, wie ausgeliefert lose in 12 Lieferungsumschlägen. Großformatige illustrierte Orig.-Leinen-Flügelmappe (ca.37,5 x 28 cm). Unser Exemplar trägt auf dem Vorderdeckel der Mappe und dem Titelblatt noch den Aufdruck "Serie I und II" (der bei später ausgelieferten Exemplaren wohl zu Serien I-III korrigiert wurde), liegt aber ausweislich der Lieferungsumschläge vollständig in allen 3 Serien mit sämtlichen Tafeln und allen Blättern vor. Die Bilder entstanden auf Haeckels 1881/82 nach Ceylon und 1900/01 nach Singapur, Java und Sumatra unternommenen Tropenfahrten. Die Mappe am Rücken oben und unten geringfügig eingerissen, der Umschlag der ersten Liefrung im Falz ebenfalls eingerissen, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, wohlerhaltenes und vollständiges Exemplar mit nur geringen Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        \" Band 1-15 (ohne 16 bis 18) 19 - 40 (insgesamt 37 Bände ) - Nena Sahib 1-3( vollständig) , Villa Franka 1 - 4( vollständig) , 10 Jahre 1 - 4 ( vollständig) Magenta und Solferino 1 - 4 ( vollständig), Biarritz 1 - 4 ( vollständig), Gaeta - Düppel Band 1 - 4 (vollständig) , Um die Weltherrschaft 1 - 5 (vollständig), Sebastopol - auch Sewastopol 1 - 5 (vollständig) und Das Kreuz von Savoyen Band 1 - 4( vollständig)

      Verlag Rich. Eckstein Nachf. Berlin ohne Jahr , ca 1905 Format 8° - Sir John Retcliffe`s historische Romane - alle Bände zwischen 350 und 500 Seiten, golden gemusterte Vorsätze, Originalganzleinen mit dekorativer Jugendstilprägung auf Rücken und Deckel und Rückentitel, Einzelnummerierung der Bände teilweise unterschiedlich, Einbände etwas berieben, straffe Bücher , Erhaltung 2+= eine der dekorativesten Ausgaben ! = Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Band 1-15 (ohne 16 bis 18) 19 - 40 (insgesamt 37 Bände ) - Nena Sahib 1-3( vollständig) , Villa Franka 1 - 4( vollständig) , 10 Jahre 1 - 4 ( vollständig) Magenta und Solferino 1 - 4 ( vollständig), Biarritz 1 - 4 ( vollständig), Gaeta - Düppel Band 1 - 4 (vollständig) , Um die Weltherrschaft 1 - 5 (vollständig), Sebastopol - auch Sewastopol 1 - 5 (vollständig) und Das Kreuz von Savoyen Band 1 - 4( vollständig)

      Verlag Rich. Eckstein Nachf. Berlin ohne Jahr , ca 1905 - Format 8° - Sir John Retcliffe`s historische Romane - alle Bände zwischen 350 und 500 Seiten, golden gemusterte Vorsätze, Originalganzleinen mit dekorativer Jugendstilprägung auf Rücken und Deckel und Rückentitel, Einzelnummerierung der Bände teilweise unterschiedlich, Einbände etwas berieben, straffe Bücher , Erhaltung 2+ = eine der dekorativesten Ausgaben ! =

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. The Definitive Edition. Containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, Parliamentary Manual, Official Papers, Messages and Addresses, and Other Writings, Official and Private, now Collected and Published in their Entirety for the First Time... With numerous Illustrations and a Comprehensive Analytical Index.

      Washington, DC: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association, 1905.. FINELY BOUND COMPLETE WORKS. 20 volumes bound as 10. Octavo (23 x 16cm). Frontispiece to each volume, and a plethora of letters, photographs and engravings. Half green morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spines, matching green cloth boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Internally clean, exterior fine. A very attractive and distinguished set and a robust recent leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Football for Player and Spectator Illustrated

      Ann Arbor: University Publishing Company, 1905. First Edition. Attractive copy of this key early work on football strategy and technique, a centerpiece for any collection of Michigan Wolverines memorabilia. Illustrated throughout with photographic plates and text illustrations of early University of Michigan football teams in action. Fielding Yost (1871-1946) was an inaugural member of the Football Hall of Fame in 1951; he is generally acknowledged as one of the founding fathers of modern football, having invented the position of linebacker, developed the concept of coaching as a profession, and organized the first ever "bowl" game (the 1902 Rose Bowl, in which Yost's Wolverines beat the Stanford Cardinal, 49-0). Octavo. Publisher's green pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; 304pp; illus. Spine cloth lightly rubbed and crown and heel; hairline crack to rear hinge at gutter; still a tight, straight, Very Good copy.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Why I am a Free Trader. Coming Men on Coming Questions. No. I. Edited by W. T. Stead

      W. T. Stead 1905, London - 22, (2) pp. First edition, first appearance. Original paper wrappers. Photographic portrait of Churchill to front cover. Lacks rear cover. Front cover edgeworn & spotted. Internally clean. One-page prefatory notice by the editor W. T. Stead followed by three-page biographical sketch 'Winston Churchill: Past, Present, and Future.' Essay comprises 17 pages. Two pages of adverts at rear. Churchill's first writing on Free Trade after leaving the Conservatives in 1904 to join thte Liberals. Subsequently republished in the collected volume 'Coming Men on Coming Questions,' later in the same year. Very scarce. Woods A7/1. 8vo. Pamphlet [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA, ILAB, & PBFA]
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        Muller-Pouillets Lehrbuch der Physik und Meteorologie; Lehrbuch der Kosmischen Physik; Atlas zum Lehrbuch der Kosmischen Physik.

      Braunschweig:: F. Vieweg, 1905-7, 1909., 1905. 4 parts in 5 volumes. 8vo. xiv, 544; [4], [xv]-xvii, [1], [545]-801, [1]; xxvii, [1], 1189, [1]; xiv, 923, [1]; xii, 622, [1] pp. 22 plates (some folding, some in color), 838, 915, 499, 531 figs. Modern half brown morocco, paste-paper boards, blind- and gilt-stamped spine labels, raised bands. Fine. FIRST EDITION in German, complete. This is the most advanced textbook on Cosmic Physics and Meteorology of its time. "His acclaimed textbook on physics and meteorology, Elements de physique experimentale et de meteorologie, was published in four parts.[6] Also, it was translated into German by Johann Heinrich Jakob Muller, and published with the title, Lehrbuch der Physik und Meteorologie." - Wikip. "Pouillet's lectures -- which were partially collected in his Elements de physique experimentale et de meteorologie (1927) and in the Lecons de physique de la Faculte des sciences (1828) -- were widely read. (Pouillet published a popular account of Elements in 1850.) Although offering no spectacular novelties, they presented, in clear language, a survey of the state of the various branches of physics and of recent developments in them." - DSB XI, p. 111. / A much revised and expanded version of what was originally Pouillet's Elements de Physique Experimentale et de Meteorologie (1827), which Muller translated into Lehrbuch der Physik und Meteorologie (1842) and then expanded with the supplement Lehrbuch der Kosmischen Physik (1856). It was eventually taken to a ninth edition by Pfaundler (1886-98) and finally revised and expanded yet again by Pfaundler into this final edition including an additional volume, Magnetismus und Elektrizitat (1909), written by Walter Kaufmann (1871-1947) and Alfred Coehn (1863-1938). The final version unifies almost a century's worth of effort in various disciplines into a single textbook.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books]
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        The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. The Definitive Edition. Containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, Parliamentary Manual, Official Papers, Messages and Addresses, and Other Writings, Official and Private, now Collected and Published in their Entirety for the First Time... With numerous Illustrations and a Comprehensive Analytical Index.

      Washington, DC: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association, 1905.. FINELY BOUND COMPLETE WORKS. 20 volumes bound as 10. Octavo (23 x 16cm). Frontispiece to each volume, and a plethora of letters, photographs and engravings. Half green morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spines, matching green cloth boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Internally clean, exterior fine. A very attractive and distinguished set and a robust recent leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Caruso prépare un concert à Paris

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 1 In-4 08/09/1905 En-tête à l'adresse de sa villa Le Planche, à Castello, près de Florence. Est jointe un portrait photographique sur carte postale. bon En 1904, Gabriel Astruc devient organisateur de concerts et agent artistique en fondant la Société musicale au Pavillon de Hanovre (il sera notamment l'imprésario de Mata Hari), où sont donnés plus de mille concerts de 1905 à 1912 sous le nom de "Grande Saison de Paris", dont une saison italienne avec Caruso et la Melba en 1905. Cette lettre de Caruso, précisément datée de 1905, s'inscrit dans cette "Grande saison". "Merci pour la lettre et pour tout ce qui contient. Je vous prie de dire à M. Coquelin que je suis à son service pour le concert dans la première quinzaine d'octobre. J'espère que pour cette service je pourrai mettre à mon bouttonière le ruastre rugé de la légion d'honneure. Pour l'Opéra il n'y a rien à faire [.]". Ténor italien, considéré comme l'un des plus grands de tous les temps. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Traces Ecrites]
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        The Works of Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Emma).

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. The Winchester edition of the works of Jane Austen. Octavo, 10 volumes. Bound in three quarters leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt topstain, frontispiece of Austen to volume one. Contains Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Emma. In fine condition. "Generations of readers have marveled at the modernity of her work She is the mother of the English 19th-century novel as Scott is the father of it" (Kunitz & Haycraft, 23).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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        Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper / Über einen die Erzeugung und Verwandlung des Lichtes betreffenden heuristischen Gesichtspunkt / Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen.

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1905 - Über einen die Erzeugung und Verwandlung des Lichtes betreffenden heuristischen Gesichtspunkt, pp. 132-149; [bound with] Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper, pp. 891-922; [bound with] Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen, pp. 549-560. In: Annalen der Physik, 4. Folge, Vol. 17 ( Paul Drude, editor), Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1905. 8vo (208 x 143 mm). Entire volume: viii, 1020 pp., 5 plates. Bound in contemporary marbled paper over boards, spine with gilt-lettered red paper label (extremities of binding rubbed). Internally crisp and clean with no visible staining, foxing or marking. Provenance: Physikalisches Kabinett des königlichen Lyzeums Regensburg (small ink stamp to half-title and title verso; H. Wolfgang Bachmann (bookplate to front pastedown). A fine copy. ---- PMM 408, Dibner 167, Horblit 26b, Norman 689/690/691, Weil 6/8/9. - FIRST EDITIONS, journal issues, of three important early papers by Einstein. In the first paper, "Einstein suggested that light be considered a collection of independent particles of energy, which he called 'light quanta.' Such a hypothesis, he argued, would provide an answer to the problem of black-body radiation where classical theories had failed, and would also explain several puzzling properties of fluorescence, photoionization and the photoelectric effect" (Norman). It was for this paper, together with one on the photoelectric effect ("Zur Theorie der Lichterzeugung und Lichtabsorption"), published in 1906, that Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 (Norman 689; Weil 6). The second paper proved, according to Einstein himself, that "according to the molecular theory of heat, bodies of dimensions of the order of 1/1000 mm. suspended in liquid experience apparent random movement due to the thermal motion of molecules. Such movement of suspended bodies has actually been observed by biologists who call it Brownian molecular movement" (quoted by R. W. Clark, Einstein, New York, 1984, p. 87). Experimental verification of the predictions made in this paper contributed to proving the physical reality of molecules (Norman 690; Weil 8). The third paper, on the electrodynamics of moving bodies, was Einstein's first statement of the special theory of relativity. In it he argued that all motion is relative to the inertial system in which it is measured, and that matter and energy are equivalent. As he himself remarked, "it modifies the theory of space and time" (quoted by Clark, p. 87). - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        Original-Federzeichnungen zu Hegis "Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa".

      Um 1905. - 67 lose Blätter unterschiedlicher Größe, ca. 20 x 12 cm bis 46 x 36 cm, mit über 150 Pflanzenzeichnungen, teils ungerade beschnitten, teils mehrere auf einem Blatt montiert. Mit Bleistift bezeichnet. In Halbleder-Mappe. Botanisch exakt ausgeführte Zeichungen zu Band V des berühmten Standardwerks von Gustav Hegi. Meist monogrammiert von den Zeichnern E.R. Pfenninger und F.K. Die Blätter dienten offenbar als Druckvorlagen und sind genau bezeichnet mit Band- und Abbildungsnummer. - Teils etwas fleckig oder eselsohrig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Meyer-Pomplun]
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        The Works of Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Emma).

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1905 - The Winchester edition of the works of Jane Austen. Octavo, 10 volumes. Bound in three quarters leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt topstain, frontispiece of Austen to volume one. Contains Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Emma. In fine condition. "Generations of readers have marveled at the modernity of her work She is the mother of the English 19th-century novel as Scott is the father of it" (Kunitz & Haycraft, 23). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Über einen die Erzeugung und Verwandlung des Lichtes betreffenden heuristischen Gesichtspunkt / Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper / Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen.

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1905. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Über einen die Erzeugung und Verwandlung des Lichtes betreffenden heuristischen Gesichtspunkt, pp. 132-149; [bound with] Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper, pp. 891-922; [bound with] Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen, pp. 549-560. In: Annalen der Physik, 4. Folge, Vol. 17 ( Paul Drude, editor), Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1905. 8vo (208 x 143 mm). Entire volume: viii, 1020 pp., 5 plates. Bound in contemporary marbled paper over boards, spine with gilt-lettered red paper label (extremities of binding rubbed). Internally crisp and clean with no visible staining, foxing or marking. Provenance: Physikalisches Kabinett des königlichen Lyzeums Regensburg (small ink stamp to half-title and title verso; H. Wolfgang Bachmann (bookplate to front pastedown). A fine copy. ---- PMM 408, Dibner 167, Horblit 26b, Norman 689/690/691, Weil 6/8/9. - FIRST EDITIONS, journal issues, of three important early papers by Einstein. In the first paper, "Einstein suggested that light be considered a collection of independent particles of energy, which he called 'light quanta.' Such a hypothesis, he argued, would provide an answer to the problem of black-body radiation where classical theories had failed, and would also explain several puzzling properties of fluorescence, photoionization and the photoelectric effect" (Norman). It was for this paper, together with one on the photoelectric effect ("Zur Theorie der Lichterzeugung und Lichtabsorption"), published in 1906, that Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 (Norman 689; Weil 6). The second paper proved, according to Einstein himself, that "according to the molecular theory of heat, bodies of dimensions of the order of 1/1000 mm. suspended in liquid experience apparent random movement due to the thermal motion of molecules. Such movement of suspended bodies has actually been observed by biologists who call it Brownian molecular movement" (quoted by R. W. Clark, Einstein, New York, 1984, p. 87). Experimental verification of the predictions made in this paper contributed to proving the physical reality of molecules (Norman 690; Weil 8). The third paper, on the electrodynamics of moving bodies, was Einstein's first statement of the special theory of relativity. In it he argued that all motion is relative to the inertial system in which it is measured, and that matter and energy are equivalent. As he himself remarked, "it modifies the theory of space and time" (quoted by Clark, p. 87). - Visit our website for additional images and information. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        FERIA DE SEVILLA MOVIE POSTER/SEVILLA GRAN FERIA DE ABRIL 1905/POSTER

      1905 - SEVILLA GRAN FERIA DE ABRIL 1905 - 1905, Dir: , Cast: , , Nac. film: ESPAÑA, Company: , Designer: , , Nac. poster: ESPAÑA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : 205X100-Cm.-81X41-INCHES.-3 SH., Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes

      London: Longman's Colonial Library, 1905.. First Colonial Edition, published simultaneously with the UK first. Octavo, pp.[viii]; 403; [1], imprint; [2], advertisements. With a frontispiece illustration by Sidney Paget. Elegantly hand-bound in half dark blue oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, cloth sides, top edge gilt. Very light and occasional spotting, some toning to thicker advert leaf, externally fine. A handsome copy. The Great Detective returns after the infamous events at the Richenbach Falls, in a collection of thirteen stories, among them some of the most interesting in the whole series - 'The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton' is a good example (which Doyle first called 'The Adventure of the Worst Man in London'). Four of the stories ('The Empty House', 'The Dancing Men', 'The Priory School' and 'The Second Stain'), were listed by Doyle in 1927 as being among his favourite Holmes episodes.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Récréations et Passe-Temps

      Paris, Hachette, sd, 1905. Fort in-4 bradel cart. de l'éd. illustré en couleurs, tête dorée, 4- 380 pp., 249 illustrations in-texte et de 132 planches hors-texte dont 30 coloriées à l'aquarelle, dont une sur double page. Cartonnage fortement bruni, un mors fendillé en pied, coins émoussés. Intérieur très frais. Premier tirage. Jeux de tables, échecs, dames, dés, jeux de hasard, de patience, jeux de société, jeux forains, la joute, la balançoire, etc..

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        Adventures of a Naval Officer. Edited by Sir Spenser St. John.

      London Digby, Long & Co. 1905 - First edition pp.283. A very good copy in original cloth. Slightly cocked. Ostensibly written as a romanticised biography of Captain Hunter, covering his exploits in the Malay archipelago, but, according to Graham Irwin in 'Nineteenth Century Borneo', actually written by Spencer St. John. An Editor's note states "Those who lived in the Malay Archipelago between 1840 and 1860, will readily recall most of the incidents related in this book, as they were well known, and are not the imaginings of a romantic fancy".

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        The Voyage of the Discovery

      1905 - 1large folding map in rear pocket of volume one, that to volume two missing, photogravure frontispieces & 12 colour plates, with further plates & many illustrations in the text.2 volumes.First edition. Large 8vo., blue cloth gilt, re-backed using the original spines, t.e.g., others untrimmed. London, Smith, Elder & Co. A presentation copy, inscribed on the half title page 'The Revd. G.F. Holden. With the authors thanks for much kindness shown to his Mother during anxious times RF Scott Oct 28th 1905.'. The inscription to a clergyman may well refer, in addition toa mother's natural anxieties over her adventurous son, to her strong religious principles. Scott wrote to his much loved mother Hannah in 1910 on setting out from New Zealand ?My own dearest Mother I quite understand and anticipated your anxiety concerning our spiritual welfare. I read the Church service every Sunday on our voyage to Melbourne and I propose to do the same with equal regularity throughout the voyage. You need not have any anxiety on this point? Small printed bookplate to both front pastedowns of F.W. Drake. Covers spotted, inner hinges strengthened. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

      London George Newnes Ltd 1905 - First English edition, 8vo, 16 plates by Sidney Paget, 4pp. advertisements, occasional foxing but mostly internally clean, bookseller's small blind-stamp to front free endpaper, original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, slight wear to corners, minor bumping and rubbing to extremities, very small superficial split to cloth of joint near head of spine, but overall a very good copy. The first collected edition of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories that were originally published serially in the Strand Magazine in the UK and Collier's in the US. The collection commences with Holmes' shocking return to London after being presumed killed at the Reichenbach Falls and explains the period from 1891–94, or "The Great Hiatus" as it is known amongst Sherlock devotees. The last story in the work features Watson's statement that Holmes has retired and forbade him to publish any more stories. A hard book to find in such condition let alone better. Green & Gibson A29a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        L'invasion de la mer. Le phare du bout du monde

      Collective first edition illustrated (and only edition of this title) by George Roux 12 chromotypographies, inset black and many photographs of Algeria (some in color).Carton to an elephant with title in the red vermilion fan. Back to the lighthouse. second board with palmettes frame and central macaroon. Beautiful top plate, but small areas scraped around "Extraordinary Journeys". Second flat good, but with some scraped areas at the left corner. Beautiful back, with clean gold, with a headdress a little sagging, the tail perfect. Along the outer edge, 1.5cm area rubbed. Sharp corners. Copy very fresh, without freckles.Very nice copy.The invasion of the sea , is the last novel which Jules Verne was able to correct the tests, and happens in Tunisia and in Algeria: project of a channel which would flood a part of the Sahara. As for the Lighthouse at the end of the world , Jules Verne did not correct the proofs and it was his son Michel who made a number of changes to the original text. The action takes place in South America, east of Tierra del Fuego, where the Pacific meets the Atlantic. Wreckers lurking there, reminiscent of Stevenson's novel of the same name. These two novels first appeared for the first time in 1905. Collection hetzel Paris 1905 Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm) 236pp. ; 204pp. relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Sonderabdruck aus dem Verwaltungsbericht / Die Erhebung der Wohnverhältnisse in der Stadt München 1904-1907 / Grundsteinlegung zum Deutschen Museum / . 60 Jahre Konsum-Verein München von 1864 / Konsekration der St.-Franziskus-Jubiläumskirche

      - von privat gebundener Sammelband (4°, Halbleinwandeinband) mit 10 seltenen Titeln zu München. 1: Sonderabdruck aus dem Verwaltungsbericht der k. Haupt- und Residenzstadt München für das Jahr 1905. Abbildungen (16 Seiten, bringt s-w-Abb. und Pläne zu versch. Häusern, z.B. Schulhaus an der Ridlerstraße, Zentralfortbildungsschule an der Liebherrstraße, Schulhaus an der Flustraße, städt. Zentralfeuerhaus an der Blumenstraße, äußere Maximiliansbrücke, Wittelsbacherbrücke, Brause- und Wannenband an der Pilgersheimerstraße); 2. Die Erhebung der Wohnverhältnisse in der Stadt München 1904-1907. 1. Teil: Die Altstadt (Lindauer'sche Buchhandlung, München 1906; 30 Seiten, eine Karte); 3: dito, II. Teil, Der X., XI. und XII. Stadtbezirk (1906, 30 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte); 4. III. Teil, Das Ostend (XIV-XVIII Stadtbezirk) (1906, 34 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte); 5. IV. Teil, Die Stadtbezirke V-IX und XIII (1907, 31 Seiten, eine auklappb. Karte); 6. V. Teil, Das Westend (XIX -XXIV . Stadtbezirk) (1910, 30 Seiten); 7. VI Teil, Gesamtergebnis (1910, 30 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte - 2-7 in der Reihe "Mittheilungen des Statistischen Amtes der Stadt München", Band XX Heft 1, Teile 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). 8. Grundsteinlegung zum Deutschen Museum (12 Seiten, s-w-Abb., keinerlei Titelbild); 9. 1864 / 1924. 60 Jahre Konsum-Verein München von 1864 (44 Seiten, vorderer Teil des Kartoneinbandes eingebunden, s-w-Abb., Annoncen); 10. Erinnerungsblätter der Pfarrgemeinde St. Franziskus in München Untergiesing zur Konsekration der St.-Franziskus-Jubiläumskirche (München 1926, 18 Seiten); Stempel auf Einbandinnenseite, handschr. Inhaltsregister auf vord. Vorsatz; sonst schön [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Visita á Madrid del Presidente de la República Francesa S. E. Mr. Loubet. Itinerarios del 23, 24, 25, 26 Octubre 1905

      1905 - Carpeta conteniendo los itinerarios-planos originales de la ruta por día a seguir por S.E. Mr. Loubet, Presidente de la República, durante su visita a Madrid los días 23, 24, 25 y 26 de Octubre de 1905. firmados por el Ingeniero Director de Vías Públicas. Incluye un folleto con el menú y el programa musical. Planos desplegables entelados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      Macmillan and Co. Ltd, London 1905 - Engraved frontipiece portrait, and extra-illustrated with eight photographs pasted to stiff paper with printed captions. 8vo. [188 x 120 x 46 mm]. viii, 900, [2] pp. Contemporary binding by Riviere & Son for The Army and Navy (signed with a gilt pallet on the front turn-in) in red goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt with a wide border of three fillets and massed pointillé volutes, fleurons and small tools, surrounded by double fillets and gouges. The spine divided into six panels by gilt tooled bands, lettered in the second and at the foot, the others with gilt compartments with floral centres and scroll corners, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt double fillet, the turn-ins with gilt rolls, green endleaves, gilt edges. (Small black ink stain on lower edge of one corner). A very good copy in a fine binding. One of many editions of Tennyson's Works publised by Macmillan, but this copy has an additional title-page printed in gold on stiffer paper: "The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Illustrated with Photographs. London: Robert Riviere & Son". There are eight black and white photographs, of atmospheric scenes from the various works. Riviere was entering its "golden period" in 1905, producing luxury bindings for collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. The firm's relationship with J. H. Stonehouse at Sotheran is well documented. It is less well known that they had a pallet cut to sign the bindings supplied to the Army & Navy. The Army and Navy Co-operative Society Ltd was incorporated in 1871, being formed by a group of officers to share goods at reduced rates. The first store in Victoria Street, London, offered groceries, soon adding stationery, drapery, fancy goods, tailoring, a chemist and a gun department. Banking, furniture and an estate agents followed, and further stores were opened, including Plymouth, Bombay and Karachi. Signature of E. S. Croll on half-title.

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        Hemming's History of the New York Stock Exchange

      Henry Glover, New York 1905 - Engraved frontispiece, 4 views and 353 engraved portraits. Expertly bound to style in full brown morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt edges Scarce early history of the New York Stock Exchange, with portraits of its members to 1905. This large illustrated volume offers both a concise history of how the Stock Exchange came to be and a wonderfully executed series of steel-engraved portraits illustrating the Exchanges members as of 1905. A longtime classic work on the Stock Exchange, Hemming's impressive work contains a 45-page history of the New York Stock Exchange, which chronicles the Exchanges founding, its relationship to the banks, its prominent members, and its place in the global economy. Portraits include Henry Clews, George Jay Gould, J.P. Morgan, Jr., W.C. Kellogg, Arthur Whitney and many more early financiers of note. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DER DACHAUER AM MASKENBALL

      - Tempera 60 x 70 cm, Mitte rechts signiert und datiert 1905, nobel gerahmt (85,5 x 77 cm), mit Ausstellungsschild Osswald arbeitete als Maler, Illustrator (u.a. populärer Kinderbücher) und Karikaturist in München, u.a. als Mitarbeiter bei der JUGEND. Originelles Motiv mit viel Lokalkolorit. Im Kunsthandel sind vorwiegend Werke mit Tierdarstellungen zu finden. Rückseitig bezeichnet: Aus der Sammlung Kunsthaus Bayerlein, München [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Dachauer Moorlandschaft. Tempera auf Malpappe. Unten links signiert J. Schultheis Expressiver Realismus.

      - Beschreibung: Farbiges Tempera- Ölgemälde von Joles Bickel-Schultheis (1905- 1988), eigentlich Karl Ludwig Bickel, er entstammte einer großbürgerlichen Frankfurter Familie. Um 1925 studierte er an der Kunstschule des Städel- Museums u. a. bei Max Beckmann und dem Bildhauer Georg Kolbe. In Berlin lernte er Ende der 1920er Jahre namhafte Expressionisten wie Max Pechstein, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff und Carl Hofer kennen. Nach 1950 kam er nach Süddeutschland und schloss sich der von Erwin Shoultz-Carrnoff gegründeten Künstlergruppe Der Rote Reiter an, die so genannten Wilden Deutschlands. Mit seiner Lebensgefährtin, der Malerin Martha von Schobert, lebte er viele Jahre zurückgezogen in Deutenhofen, später im Hackermoos. Der Künstler fand seine Unterschrift nicht wichtig, er signierte u. a. mit A. Troffa, A. Simon; Joles; Merlalon. (Siehe auch Dachauer Gemäldegalerie Ausstellungs- Katalog 2012). Zustand: Ecken leicht bestoßen, Rückseite mit Klebeband- Resten, sonst recht ordentlich erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050

      [Bookseller: Galerie Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        Etude sur la pendaison

      A. Maloine 1905 - Bibliothèque de criminologie. Vol. n°24. Sciences. 57 figures. Rare ! A relier ! -- Nicolae Minovici (1868-1941), le docteur qui s'est pendu pour la Science. Au cours de la première décennie du XXe siècle, alors qu'il était professeur de médecine légale à l'École Nationale des Siences de Bucarest, Nicolae Minovici entreprit une étude approfondie de la mort par pendaison. Inspiré par ses recherches, il a décidé de découvrir, de première main, ce qu'il aurait envie de mourir de cette façon. Minovici a commencé ses expériences auto-pendantes en construisant un dispositif d'auto-asphyxie - un noeud de bourreau attaché dans une corde qui traversait une poulie fixée au plafond. Il s'allongea sur un lit de camp, passa la tête dans le noeud coulant et tira fermement l'autre extrémité de la corde. Le noeud se tendit, son visage devint rouge violacé, sa vision devint floue et il entendit un sifflement. Il n'a duré que six secondes avant que la conscience commence à s'évanouir, le forçant à s'arrêter (madsciencemuseum ou lire également l'article du "MONDE SCIENCE ET TECHNO" du 27.01.2012 par Pierre Barthélémy). 16,5x25,5. 219p. in-4° Etat correct. Intérieur en bon état. Non coupé en partie. NB. Absence du 1er et 4e plat de couverture ! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le prince de Galles, futur George V, touché par le message du prince d'Arenberg.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 3 In-8 07/08/1905 En-tête du "H.M. Yatch Victoria & Albert". pliures "Prince d'Arenberg's most kind letter has just been shown me & I am very much touched by what he says in it. It would I assure you have given the Princess & myself the greatest pleasure to accept his kind invitation had it been possible. But I regret that we are unable to do so, as other arrangements have been made for some little time since & I fear it would cause great inconvenience [.]". Roi du Royaume-Uni et empereur des Indes (1910-1936). Il avait été duc d'York puis prince de Galles. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Great Plateau: Being an Account of Exploration in Central Tibet, 1903, and of the Gartok Expedition, 1904-1905

      E. Arnold 1905 - Bound in publisher's blue cloth. Gold lettering and vignette of a Tibetan on a pony on front. Minor shelf wear. 2 folding maps, 57 photographic illustrations on 32 plates. 319 p. Yakushi R48. Contents: PART I - Exploration in Central Tibet. Part II - The Gartok Expedition 1904-1905. Part I. Introduction. II. Preparations For Departure III. Ready To Start IV. The Journey Begun V. Leaving Civilisation VI Across The Frontier VII. Difficulties And Dangers VIII. To Antelope Plain IX. Treasure Trove X. Rejoining Hargreaves XI. In Unknown Country XII. Various Adventures. XIII. Hard At Work XIV. Aru Tso XV. A Pleasant Interlude XVI. Trouble With The Men XVII Stopped By Tibetans XVIII. Turned Back XIX. The End OF The Expedition. PART II. I. Events Of The Preceding Teak II. Preparations At Gyantse III. On The Road To Shigatse IV. Interview With The Tashi Lama V. The Expedition Reaches Lhatse Dzong VI. Mount Everest VII. "Far From The Madding Crowd" VIII. Unlimited Sport IX. Holy Manasarowar X. Peculiar Customs XI. The Home Of The Gods XII. Gartok Reached XIII. Into A New Land XIV. A Forgotten City XV. Across The Frontier Appendix : The Fauna Of Tibet. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quo Vadis. Roman Néronien. Traduction Nouvelle et Complète Par E. Halpérine-Kaminsky. Édition Illustrée Par Jan Styka.

      Ernest Flammarion, Paris 1905 - Cubierta origina - 2 hojas291 pp. y 18 láminas, 3 de ellas dobles - cubierta original - 2 hojas - 235 pp. y 15 láminas, 2 de ellas dobles - y - cubierta original - 2 hojas - 326 pp. - 1 h. y 20 láminas, 4 de ellas dobles. También sumamente ilustrado entre el texto. Muy conservado ejemplar bellamente encuadernado en pergamino muy decorado con mosaico y florones dorados. Cortes superiores dorados. Size: 3 Vols. De 33 x 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Kate Greenaway

      First edition. Edition de Luxe. #344 of 500 copies signed by the artist's brother John Greenaway on the limitation page and on an original sketch by Kate Greenaway mounted before the half-title. Ivory buckram ruled and decorated in blind, with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Silk marker ribbon. The endpapers are a miniature facsimile of a nursery wallpaper designed by the artist. Colour frontispiece and 53 colour plates with tissue guards. Many black and white illustrations and 34 half-tone plates. Corners very slightly bumped. Bookplate on front pastedown. Small professional repair to the front free endpaper, probably after another bookplate was removed.The original sketch shows two girls (or two views of the same girl), in bonnet and shawl, looking off to the right. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Anthony Smith Books]
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        GRANDE AFFICHE ANCIENNE AGRICULTURE bessonneau angers 1905 AGRICOLE tessier

      - GRANDE AFFICHE ANCIENNE AGRICULTURE bessonneau angers 1905 AGRICOLE tessier

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Football for Player and Spectator. Illustrated

      University Publishing Company, Ann Arbor 1905 - Attractive copy of this key early work on football strategy and technique, a centerpiece for any collection of Michigan Wolverines memorabilia. Illustrated throughout with photographic plates and text illustrations of early University of Michigan football teams in action. Fielding Yost (1871-1946) was an inaugural member of the Football Hall of Fame in 1951; he is generally acknowledged as one of the founding fathers of modern football, having invented the position of linebacker, developed the concept of coaching as a profession, and organized the first ever "bowl" game (the 1902 Rose Bowl, in which Yost's Wolverines beat the Stanford Cardinal, 49-0). Octavo. Publisher's green pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; 304pp; illus. Spine cloth lightly rubbed and crown and heel; hairline crack to rear hinge at gutter; still a tight, straight, Very Good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Amethyst Box

      Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis (1905) - First Edition. Harrison Fisher dustjacket art and onlay. "On the evening before his marriage, Sinclair loses a precious curiosity from his collection: an amethyst box, containing a tiny flask of deadly poison. He suspects that this poison is in the possession of either his betrothed or her cousin, the girl his best friend Worthington loves. Turning to Worthington for help, they try to recover the box before the poison can be administered". Near Fine bright and attractive copy, in Good only dustjacket, chipped along top edge, several inch closed tear to rear panel, lower two inches of spine mended back into place with archival tape (at verso), narrow piece (two inches in length) lacking at lower rear spine edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Litho.- Karte, v. Greve b. Pasch / Schropp, "Übersichts-Karte der Verwaltungs-Bezirke der Königl. Preuss. Eisenbahn-Direktionen und der Königl. Preuss. Grossherzt. Hess.Eisenbahn-Direktionen in Mainz". - Bearbeitet im Ministerium der Öffentlichen Arbeiten.

      - grenzkol., dat. 1905, 102 x 126 cm Karte in 24 Segmenten auf Leinen aufgezogen. Links oben der Titel und die Legende. Maßstab 1: 100000. - Mit Insetkarten von Hamburg, Magdeburg, Leipzig, Breslau, Halle und Berlin; auch Köln, Koblenz, Frankfurt und Mainz / Wiesbaden. Übersichtskarten von: Waldenburger Revier, Übersicht des Ruhr-Kohlen Reviers und des Oberschlesischen Berg und Hütten-Reviers. Ebenso Krefeld, Aachen und Saarbrücken. - Zeigt im Süden noch Wien-Innsbruck, den Bodensee und Nancy. Im Norden Amsterdam, Jütland, Südschweden und Tilsit. - Komplexe Karte in sehr guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Set of 4 Photos

      Star Ukrainian-born French dancer (1905-1986) and Russian-born French ballerina (1921-2007), he was one of the greatest male dancers of the 20th century. Set of 4 unsigned photographs, each stamped by Lido photographs, Paris, shown together in rehearsal - including one next to famous French writer and designer Jean Cocteau (1889-1963). These were most probably taken during the 1930s or 40s. Each photo is 7 x 9.25 inches, mouting traces on verso, otherwise in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        The Voyage of the Discovery

      2 large folding maps in rear pockets, photogravure frontispieces & 12 colour plates, with further plates & many illustrations in the text. 2 volumes. First edition. Large 8vo., original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. London, Smith, Elder & Co.

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        Les écrits et les dessins dans les maladies nerveuses et mentales (essai clinique).

      Paris, Masson et Cie, 1905 - Paris, Masson et Cie, 1905 ; 1 vol. in-8 (22 x 15 cm), X, 306, (1) pp., 232 figures dans le texte ; demi-basane verte de l'époque, dos lisse orné au chiffre P.S. gravé en queue, dos uniformément insolé, coiffes frottées et petite épidermure en tête du plat supérieur, mors fendus en tête et en queue, bord des feuillets légèrement bruni, assez bon état. *** A SEMINAL WORK: GRAPHOLOGICAL AND PICTORIAL ANALYSIS OF THE INSANE *** Edition originale très rare de ce livre novateur. Il est divisé en trois parties : considérations générales sur les écrits pathologiques ; les écrits dans les diverses maladies nerveuses et mentales ; les dessins. Rogues de Fursac montre que l'étude des écrits et des dessins peut constituer une étape supplémentaire dans l'examen des malades mentaux. Il introduit l'épreuve de l'écriture calligraphique qui lui sert plus particulièrement à mettre en relief les troubles les plus marqués de la fonction motrice (observés dans l'ataxie, la sclérose en plaques, la "paralysie agitante", etc.). Cet ouvrage eut aussi une grande influence sur les surréalistes, notamment sur Breton et Eluard, ayant constitué leur source médicale principale pour la rédaction des "Possessions". Cette forme d'expression s'inscrit dans ce qui deviendra l'art brut et sera utilisé à des fins psychothérapeutiques (art-thérapie). Joseph Rogues de Fursac (1872-1942) fut médecin adjoint à Clermont de l'Oise puis à l'hôpital militaire de Ville-Evrard.Références : Biéder J : Dictionnaire biographique : Joseph Rogues de Fursac (1872-1942), Ann medico-psychologiques, 2007, 165, 225-229 : "On peut le considérer [Rogues de Fursac] comme un pionnier de la graphologie et surtout de la graphologie médicale. On peut aussi le considérer comme un pionnier de l'étude de l'art psychopathologique. Cet important ouvrage de 307 pages nourri de nombreux documents et de réflexions paraît en1905, il est donc contemporain de l'ouverture par Auguste Marie d'un musée à l'asile de Villejuif et bien antérieur à l'exposition de la collection Prinzhorn et à la parution du livre de Prinzhorn." ; Brenot Ph : Le génie et la folie en peinture, musique, littérature, p. 160 : "[un des deux] ouvrages précurseurs en la matière [avec celui de Marcel Réja -pseudonyme de Paul Meunier-]" ; Amiot AM : Le Surréaliste et son psy, pp. 50-60, 65, 68 : "ouvrage qui a servi de base à Breton et à Eluard pour écrire Les Possessions." ; Scopelliti P & Dadoun R : L'influence du surréalisme sur la psychanalyse, pp. 82-84 ; Béhar H : Le surréalisme et la science, pp. 66, 74 ; Weber M : Machines et dessins de machines dans l'art asilaire : Retour sur l'imaginaire et le dessin mécaniques. © S.A.S. Jean-Pierre Aubert, 2015-2017. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lysistrata Prints (and one other).

      Folio. [Germany]: Privatdruck, 1905. Folio, 8 plates from Lysistrata printed on Japan vellum in b/w enclosed in a yellow paper printed folder. Very fine as issued. "Dieses Werk wurde in einer einmaligen Auflage von 100 numierten Exemplaren hergestellt. Ein Nachdruck findet night statt, die Platten sind vernichtet." Rare large paper printing of all the plates from Beardsley's fin-de-siècle erotic masterpiece. The first edition of Lysistrata was published in 1896 in an edition of only 100 copies, with several subsequent pirated editions, and a collotype reissue of the plates in 1929. This rare early edition of the plates replicates the published edition in that the illustrations are printed on Japan vellum, however the plates are here printed on large paper. Also loosely inserted is a slightly smaller plate titled "The Pierrot of the Minute" with the note "Beardsley" in pencil.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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