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        THE WEB OF THE PAST. By The Countess of Cromartie ..

      London: Eveleigh Nash, 1905.. Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-304, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "Celtic historical fantasies, for the most part, romantic in mood and rather muted in effect. 'The Finding of the Sword,' however, is set in the present and concerns a hostile intrusion of the past into the present, following the archaeological discovery of an old Celtic sword (no doubt viewed by the spirits as a hostile intrusion of the present into the past). The story develops into an effective, if traditional, weird tale with antiquarian atmosphere and horrific highlights. Immediately after the unearthing of the sword, a darkly glamorous figure appears in the Irish village and insinuates himself into the household of the sword's owner. Oscar Innis seems to be either a reincarnation or a revivification of the old Celtic king who was the sword's original owner. Indisputably he exudes a magnetic power that bends others to his will. One scene portrays a vampiric transfer of vitality to him from the hapless narrator, a contender for the affections of the tomboyish lass who is apparently a reincarnation of the king's slave, who had refused to follow him into his grave; this time around, she pays for that disobedience." - Robert Eldridge. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 61. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth worn at spine ends and rubbed along several edges, outer front hinge mended, a sound, good reading copy. A mediocre copy of a book that is scarce both in the trade and in libraries (just two holdings for this recorded in COPAC (British Library and National Library of Scotland); OCLC reports no additional copies. (#149697)

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        The Voyage of the "Discovery"

      London: Charles Scribner's Sons; Smith, Elder, & Co.,, 1905. 2 volumes, large octavo. Original dark blue fine vertical-ribbed cloth, titles gilt to spines, embossed gilt medallions to front boards (reverse and obverse of the medal struck by the RGS), top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Photogravure portrait frontispiece, title pages printed in red and black, 12 colour plates, 158 half-tone photographic plates, 12 further black and white plates, 5 double-page panoramas of which 4 from photographs, 5 maps of which one double-page and 2 folding in end-pockets. Publisher's slip tipped to vol. 1 front free endpaper as issued. Moderate foxing, maps in pockets browned on exposed panels, still a very good, fresh copy, the bindings bright. First edition, first impression, of Scott's official narrative of his first Antarctic expedition, an "elaborate and handsome publication" (Taurus) and a classic of the genre. The 1901-4 voyage of the Discovery was the first scientific expedition to pass two consecutive winters at a high latitude in Antarctica, and made the first extensive land journeys into the interior of the continent; a farthest south of 82°17' was achieved on 30 December 1902. The trip was the beginning of the mutual antipathy between Scott and Shackleton, partly owing to Scott's forcing Shackleton's early return to England on account of illness. Among the civilian scientists was Dr Edward Adrian Wilson, Scott's close friend and confidant on this and his last expedition, where he too was to die; a talented artist, he also contributed watercolours for the attractive frontispieces and several of the plates, including all those in colour. With twenty-eight sledge journeys accomplished, the ice sheet explored, and a comprehensive scientific programme completed, the expedition was a triumph, although the failure of Scott's dogs was an ominous portent.

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        The Rubaiyat of Amar Khayyam (translated into English verse by Edward FitzGerald ; with illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom)

      Dodge Publishing Co, New York City 1905 - Full deep leather with five raised bands and gilt title in second compartment. Softly marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Unpaginated with 28 photographs printed directly to tissue paper, and 41 pages of text printed to recto of sheets only. Tri-Colored preliminary explains symbols and expresses gratitude to assistants who helped with production of the images. An exquisite copy of the first printing (pre-Sn Francisco earthquake and fire, where the photographic plates were destroyed) of this edition, bound in luxurient full leather with elegantly embossed detail lines around perimeter of covers. A gift or presentation-worthy copy and edition. Though there is no cpublishing date or copyright date, the publication date is derived from the nature of the photographic plates and the copyright dates of those plates, several of which bear the copyright date of 1903. Title-page is also printed on tissue-paper. A very handsome edition and copy. Adelaise Hanscom (Leeson) was an early 20th-century artist and photographer who published some of the first books using photography to illustrate literary works. A wikipedia page details her involvement with this book in great detail. The publication of this book was a very noteworthy event and Hanscom received accolades and awards for this book. This is a true first-edition of her work, and a finer copy not likely to be found. VG with only the slightest scuffing to the leather covers, inside is VG+, Very faint offsetting to front cover leather color due to being shelved next to a smaller book long ago [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Leipzig, 7. XII. 1905.

      1905. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Sie waren immer nett und liebenswürdig, also thue ich Ihnen von Herzen gern jeden Gefallen, der in meinen Kräften steht. Ich habe einen sehr schönen und poetisch tiefen Stoff, der sich für die gewünschte Erzählung gut eignen würde. Wird 300 Mark ein angemessenes Honorar sein? Mir scheint es billig, doch hoffe ich auf weitere Beziehungen zu dem Blatt [...] Mit den Verhältnissen des Fremdenblattes bin ich aber nicht vertraut und verlasse mich also vollauf, daß Sie wie Bismarck als 'ehrlicher Makler' zwischen den feilschenden Großmächten vermitteln werden [...]". - Georg Busse-Palma ließ sich nach Wanderungen durch Belgien,

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

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

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        Poetry to be seen. HUSAIN with homage by MULK RAJ ANAND

      Den Berg sans date - Ouvrage de très grand format (prévoir supplément pour les frais de port, catégorie colis environ 6 Kg ; nous vous renseignons volontiers), non paginé. Textes en anglais, dont un hommage ( 3 pages) de l'écrivain Mulk Raj Anand (1905-2004). Seulement le recto des pages est imprimé, le verso étant toujours vierge. Papier d'Arches. 10 Illustrations en noir sur pleine page de l'artiste indien (Le « Picasso » de l'Inde (Forbes)) Maqbool Fida HUSAIN, ou M. F. HUSAIN (1915-2011), 11 pages combinant texte et composition picturale, toujours en noir. Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires, numérotés de 1/125 à 125/125 et signés par HUSAIN (en écriture Devanagari ?). Chaque feuille est imprimée à la main avec l'aide d'écrans de soie (silk screens), ou sérigraphie, par Pierre Terbois (peintre suisse, 1932-2006). Couverture rigide, toilée, fond noir muet, et entourée d'un rhodoïd transparent portant le lettrage en blanc. Certaines feuilles se sont soit décollées ou sont libres d'attache, d'origine ? Sans date, vers 1973. Etat : Bon. Rhodoïd épais, rigide et cassant, avec quelques accidents sous forme de déchirures, colmatées au papier collant (Scotch) transparent, salissures. Couverture : très bon. Intérieur : très bon. / / Very large sized book (additional shipping costs may occur, category ca. 6 Kg ; please ask us for details). Language : English. Compilation of poetry and drawings by M. F. HUSAIN with an homage by Mulk Raj Anand, published by Den Berg Geneva. Signed (in Devanagari ?) by the artist and justified « 36/125 » on the last page. Serygraphy with help of Pierre Terbois (Swiss painter) on deckled edged hand paper made Arches paper. Hard cover, black. Transparent rhodoïd, with letters in white. State. good, rhodoïd with some accidents (tears), « repared » with Scotch-paper. Cover and inside : fine, some loose sheets (from origin ?). 64.5 x 46 x 2.5 cm 4650g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der Physik (KONVOLUT aus 6 Teilbänden) - Bd. I (in 2 Teilen): Allgemeine Physik/ Bd. III/ 2: Wärme/ Bd. IV: Elektrizität und Magnetismus I/ Bd. V/ 2: Elektrizität und Magnetismus II/ Bd. VI/ 2: Optik.

      Barth; 1905 - 1908. 2. Auflage; Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig.Halbleder; KOMPLETTPREIS für 6 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosen; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        ATALA

      D.C.HEATH & CO, 1905. Francese 0,14 A cura, con introduzione, note e vocabolario di Oscar Kuhns, ritratto in nero dell'A. all'antiporta, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi, con rara fioritura e con sottolineature ed appunti a matita alle prime 50 pagine, coperta rigida scolorita ai bordi, con lievi segni di usura e con aloni di inchiostro rosso al posteriore USATO

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        A Little Boy Lost

      London: Duckworth & Co, 1905. Octavo. Frontispiece, plates, and illustrations in text by A.D. M'Cormick. (Some minor intermittent pale spotting.) Original decorated cloth, the front cover with a block of a ship executed in black and gilt, gilt-lettered on spine, top edges gilt (slightest toning). Provenance: Charles MacA. Willcox (bookplate), Denver banker and bookman. FIRST EDITION, WITH A TWO-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Hudson tipped to the front free endpaper, 16 November [1912?], to "Dear Curle," thanking him for sending a George Meredith book, arranging a meeting, and telling him he may keep the copy of English Reviews that was loaned. This is presumably Richard Curle (1883-1963), Scottish author, traveler, and bibliophile who wrote the earliest critical and biographical wok on Joseph Conrad. 'A Little Boy Lost' is a mystical story about the thrills of nature as seen by a little boy who wanders through the plains, the high Sierras and along the seashore. Animals and mirages take human shape and the spirits of the Rockies and the ocean lure him on.

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        Flight of the Duchess.

      London Essex House Press 1905 - LIMITED TO 125 COPIES ON VELLUM, slim 8vo., hand-coloured frontispiece by Paul Woodroffe, hand-coloured initials and printer's device at end, Erratum on the opposite page for Will Rothenstein read Paul Woodroffesome, yellowing at edges, publisher's embossed vellum, blind-stamped with the rose logo and the motto of the series, "Soul is Form", age-toned, mainly to upper board, otherwise very good-plus. This is the last volume of the "Great Poets" series and very rare. Tomkinson 63. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SEPHER TORAH NEVI'IM UKETHUVIM - IL LIBRO DI LA LEHASHEM, LOS PROPHITOS… COMPLETE IN 2 VOLUMES

      Constantinople, A. H. Boyagian. 1905.. 8vo, Original Cloth & period leather, 560 + 634 leaves. Jewish Bible In Hebrew and Ladino (in rabbinic type) on facing pages. Heavy wear to 3 leaves, with some loss of text, other general wear to leaves. Bindings do not match each other, though from the same period and are strong (SPEC-35-9A) .

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        ATALA

      D.C.HEATH & CO, BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO 1905 - Francese A cura, con introduzione, note e vocabolario di Oscar Kuhns, ritratto in nero dell'A. all'antiporta, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi, con rara fioritura e con sottolineature ed appunti a matita alle prime 50 pagine, coperta rigida scolorita ai bordi, con lievi segni di usura e con aloni di inchiostro rosso al posteriore

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        Récréations et passe-temps.

      Paris, Hachette, s.d (1905). - In-4, couverture éditeur couleurs décorée d'illustrations et ornements d'inspiration Art Nouveau par le peintre et illustrateur français Robert Sallès, tête dorée, 380 pages, 249 illustrations dans le texte,142 gravures hors texte dont 30 planches coloriées à l'aquarelle. Bel ex. Les jeux de table (trictrac, échecs, dames, dés, osselets, dominos, jeux de hasard), la loterie, loto, biribi, trou-madame ; les jeux de patience (solitaire, mangeur de cerises, le bernement) ; les jeux de société (charades, bulles de savon, jeu de la vessie) ; petits jeux et exercices de société dont jeu du baiser, cheval d'Aristote, le pont d'amour, la pendule ou le jeu du pied de boeuf ; les jeux forains (jongleurs, acrobates, masques, joutes, mât de cocagne, montagnes russes .) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roma (Veduta dal Gianicolo)

      Roma 1905 - Veduta panoramica della città dal Gianicolo. Pubblicazione fatta a cura del Consiglio Centrale per l'Italia dalla Pontificia Opera della Propagazione della Fede. In basso una legenda di 46 richiami sui luoghi notabili della città. Xilografia a colori, di Alfredo Blasi, la cui firma è in basso a destra. Rara. Dimensioni 350 1200mm

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

      New York: McClure, Phillips and Co. 1905. FIRST EDITION, predates first UK printing. DELUXE ISSUE. Octavo, pp.vii; 381; [1], blank. With thirteen illustrations by Charles Raymond Macauley. Publisher dark blue ribbed blue cloth, gilt. A lightly used copy with a little edgewear and bumping. Near fine. This is the publisher's deluxe binding, signed 'WJ' in gilt to backstrip, featuring elaborate gold tooling, top edge gilt and 'SPECIAL EDITION' lettered at the foot of the spine. Evidently rarer than the commercial black cloth binding. Green and Gibson A29c, 'special edition' p.137.

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        Les fleurs du mal (in 2 Bänden), (IN FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE)

      mit je einem 2-farbigen Vortitel mit fast blattgroßer Vignette, einem illustrierten Titel, 36 Original-Holzschnitten und zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Vignetten von Emile Bernard, 12 Bl., 314 S., 6 Bl. 9 Bl., S. 317-543, 8 Bl., 26x33, helle illustriertes und goldgeprägtes O Pgmt mit Kopfgoldschitt und je 2 goldgeprägten Vignetten auf Vorder- und Rückendecke SCHÖNE EXEMPLARE Nr. 123 von 200 (GA 250) im Impressum nummerierten Exemplaren auf Vélin dArches. Erstmals 1905 mit Holzschnitten von Bernard erschienen, hier in der erweiterten Ausgabe sowie eingebundener illustrierter Original-Broschur. Am Ende des 2. Bandes sind zusätzlich je ein doppeltes Blatt des 1. und 2. Bandes mit eingebunden

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        Doctor Quintard Chaplain C. S. A. and Second Bishop of Tennessee Being His story of the War (1861-1865)

      The University Press of Sewanee Tennessee, Sewanee TN 1905 - Gray cloth boards with purple lettering and design on the front board. Spine has "Doctor Quintard" and design and is moderately sunned but quite legible. Internally the text block is sound and hinges are strong. The pages are clean and unmarked. Tissue guard over frontis is moderately foxed. This is a Very Good plus copy of a scarce book. We package professionally and ship promptly. Member of ABAA. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Taubenrassen

      Pfenningstorff, Berlin, 1905. XV, 727 S. mit 281 Textabb., 16 farbigen u. 66 schwarzen Bildertafeln, original illustrierter Leineneinband, (Vorsätze erneuert / leicht bestoßen u. berieben) - sonst gutes Exemplar / Unser Hausgeflügel, II. Theil. Ein ausführliches Handbuch über Zucht, Haltung und Pflege unseres Hausgeflügels / Möbes, Bibliographie der Tauben, S. 67. Möbes: Ein musterhaft ausgestattetes, ausführlich gut beschriebenes Berliner Großwerk der Vorkriegszeit. Sehr gelungen ist auch der Beitrag von Dördelmann über die Brieftaube. Die farbigen Tafeln sind nach Aquarellen von Dr. E. Bade -

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        Heinrich Lefler / Joseph Urban - Grimm's Märchen - mit 12 Illustrationen - Originalausgabe, 1905 / Grimms Märchen

      Gezeichnet von Prof. H. Leffler, U. Arch. J. Urban mit Gedichten V. Ludwig Fulda. 12 Illustrationen zu den Märchen: Schneewittchen, Die kleine Seejungfrau, Aschenbrödel, Hensel und Gretel, Das Gänsemädchen, Marienkind, Schwann kleb' an, Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot, Gevatter Tod, Der Froschkönig, Rapuncel, Dornröschen (in dieser Reheinfolge). Die Illustrationen wurden eigentlich für den Märchen Kalender für das Jahr 1905 (mit Gedichten von Ludwig Fulda, gemeinsam mit Heinrich Lefler, Verlag M. Munk, Wien 1904) gemacht. Die Illustrationen entstanden wahrscheinlich bereits 1902. Der Kalender erschien nach 1905 auch mit gleichbleibendem Bildteil, die übrige Ausstattung jedoch variiert. Format: 23,7x24,5 cm. Gekauft bei Hermann Gompertz (Buchhandlung), Schildergasse 72-74, Cöln. Seitlicher Schnitt leicht bestoßen, einfache Klebebindung, Besitzvermerk aus der Zeit auf der Innenseite des Einbanddeckels, sonst ein gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Heinrich Lefler (1863 in Wien 1919 ebenda) war ein österreichischer Maler, Graphiker und Bühnenbildner. Er studierte von 1880 bis 1884 an der Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste bei Christian Griepenkerl, ab 1884 an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München bei Nikolaus Gysis und Wilhelm von Diez. 1900 war er ein Gründungsmitglied des Hagenbundes. Er war von 1900 bis 1903 (unter der Direktion von Gustav Mahler) Ausstattungsleiter an der Wiener Hofoper. Von 1903 bis 1910 hatte er eine Professur an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste inne. Zusammen mit seinem Schwager Joseph Urban gehörte Lefler zu den wichtigsten Künstlern des europäischen Jugendstils. Beide Künstler arbeiteten oft zusammen. Urban lieferte dabei stets die dekorative Umrahmung zu Leflers Illustrationen. / Joseph Urban (1872 in Wien, 1933 in New York City) war ein zunächst österreichischer, später amerikanischer (Innen)Architekt, Illustrator und Bühnenbildner.

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        Uppsala Läkareförenings förhandlingar 1904-1925. + Festschrift Olof Hammarsten och Festskrift tillägnad J. Aug. Hammar. Tionde bandet-Tjugonionde bandet.

      Uppsala, 1905-1924. Femton volymer, ca 6000 s., illustrerade med planscher varav somliga är i färg och utvikbara.Gröna halvklotband med marmorerade pärmar.Band. Fyra årgångar saknas. Band 13, 1907-1908, 20, 1915-1916, 24 och 25, 1918-1920 saknas. Festskrifterna för Olof Hammarsten och J. Aug. Hammar är bundna tillsammans med och i uniform stil med övriga volymer. Register till Band 1-10 bundet i band 10. Sviten innehåller många artiklar med stor spridning. Exempel från svitens första volym 1904 är bl.a : Om transport af svårt sjuka och skadade på våra järnvägar av P. Söderbaum, Om släktforskning och ärflighetshygien av Herman Lundborg, En analys af cirka 800 fall af kronisk sinnessjukdom jämte en granskning af vår officiella psykiatriska nomenklatur av Alfred Petrén, Upsala Akademiska sjukhus efter nu företagna nybyggnader och förändringar av Karl Petrén, Om begreppet "Det undermedvetna" jämte ett par andra psykologiska spörsmål. Replik till Prof. F. Svensson av A. Herrlin. Många artiklar i sviten är författade på Tyska och Franska. Bilden återger två volymer ur sviten.

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        THE TEMPLE OF FIRE OR THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: A ROMANCE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS

      London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1905.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-ix [x] xi [xii] 1-332 [333: blank] [334-340: ads], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Vincent S. Daniel, original bevel-edged pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in black and gold, t.e.g., white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green. First edition. "Boys' lost race adventure novel set in the Pacific which introduces an amphibious race with webbed feet." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 23. "Ancient races and strange beasts in an unknown land mass in the South Pacific. One race is human, the other is amphibious with webbed feet. This is the author's lest known fantastic novel, yet among his most imaginative, a civilization of immemorial age having for eons been removed from the world in weed-enclosed lands of the South Pacific. Legends of the Toraylians link them to South America and once a giant continent in the Pacific. Their slaves had long since evolved into web-footed frogmen." - Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 63. Bleiler (1978), p. 11. Reginald 00630. Cloth lightly worn at edges, several stains to rear cover, scattered foxing throughout, a sound, good copy. Considered by many to be the author's rarest book. (#153314)

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        Exceptional photo by Franzen, Madrid, signed and dated, (1886-1941, King of Spain from birth to 1931, husband of Princess Victoria Eugenia)

      1905 - showing him full length in uniform, with his hand on the hilt of his sword and holding his plumed hat, 12" x 9" in a gilded mount and a fabulous silver frame, topped with swags, with the stamp of Albert Barker Ltd, 5 New Bond Street, 16" x 11" max, Madrid

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        Pangestacionan. Ti estacion mabalin ñga aramiden iti uray ania ñga aldao quen horas, á saan la ñga iti viernes quen cuaresma, cas panañgipagarup daguiti dadduma; quet tuñggal panagaramid quencuana lac-amen daguiti naruay á indulgencias á impalubos daguiti adu á santo papa, Clemente XII, Benedicto XIII quen dadduma pay

      Imp. del P.e J. Claudio, Calasiao 1905 - Third edition (although no earlier is located); 16mo (approx. 6" x 4½"), pp. 22, [2]; 1 woodcut; original drab wrappers; text is toned, else very good. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate with an Ayer accession sticker inside the rear wrapper and a Newberry release stamp on the verso of the first leaf. Ayer, Philippine, 564; Newberry only in OCLC of which this is a duplicate. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Works; Complete with exceptions specified in the preface. Translated by H. W. Fowler and F. G. Fowler. In four volumes.

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1905 - 4 volumes, octavo (173 x 118 mm). Near-contemporary vellum-backed pink cloth, titles to red morocco labels to spines gilt, floral decoration to spines gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, pink silk page markers. Housed in a custom pink cloth slipcase. Sidney Sussex College prize copy with bookplate dated 1915 to front pastedown of vol. 1. Slight wear to extremities, page markers loose in vols. 1, 2 and 4; an excellent set. First edition thus, first impression. This translation is the first work that the Fowler brothers completed together and was published as part of the Oxford Library of Translations. "Lucian's work falls into three main categories: rhetorical essays and speeches, sophistic and philosophical problems, and satirical sketches . in keeping with the spirit of the age, all passages of doubtful decency have been removed" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Framed Inscribed Vintage Photograph

      , 1905. 1905. unbound. 8.75 x 6.25-inch bust portrait photo of Russell in profile -- no place, no date, circa 1905. Boldly inscribed at the bottom with excellent contrast: "To Theodor Shaw from Lillian Russell, Good luck." Triple-matted in brown, salmon, and white and set in a decorative gold frame measuring 17.5 x 14.75 inches. Fine condition. American actress and singer.

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        THE HEAD OF KAY'S

      Adam & Charles Black 1905 - 1st 1905. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Red pictorial cloth with white titles to front cover, gilt to spine. 8 b/w plates. 280 pages plus 8 page publication list. Spine bumped and worn with a couple of tiny splits to cloth, also faded. A little bumping and wear to corners and tiny bump to bottom edge of front cover. Both covers are marked, light stain to front cover below title. Small neat ink name and address to top corner of front endpaper. Repaired tear to inside margin of contents page. A couple of hinges cracked. All plates present but two partially detached and crease to corner of plate opposite page 210. Some browning, mainly to half-title page and last page in publication list. Some foxing throughout. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Blendung. Roman. Gesammelte Werke in 10 Bänden - Band 1

      511 (1) Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen Sehr rares, numeriertes Exemplar aus einer limitierten Edition, mit der Signatur des Autors auf dem Vorsatz. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 82 der kleinen Vorzugsausgabe. Absolut neuwertig. Elias Canetti (* 25. Juli 1905 in Russe, Bulgarien - + 14. August 1994 in Zürich) war ein berühmter Schriftsteller und Aphoristiker deutscher Sprache und erhielt 1981 den Literatur-Nobelpreis. "Der weltweite Ruhm dieses erstaunlichen Romans eines Sechsundzwanzigjährigen kam, durch die politischen Ereignisse verzögert, erst spät obwohl das Buch von Thomas Mann, Hermann Broch, Hermann Hesse und anderen in seiner Bedeutung sogleich erkannt und enthusiastisch begrüßt worden war. Heute, mehr als ein halbes Jahrhundert seit seinem ersten Erscheinen (1935), steht fest, daß Die Blendung zu den großen Büchern der europäischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts gehört."

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        LIEUT. GULLIVAR JONES: HIS VACATION ..

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1905.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-301 [302: blank] + two publisher's catalogues, the first 8 pages dated 1905, the second 16 pages dated February 1905, inserted at rear, original red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in blind and gold. First edition, colonial issue. The Bell issue, part of "Bell's Indian and Colonial Library," utilizes S. C. Brown, Langham & Company sheets with Bell preliminaries and their catalogues, both dated 1905, inserted at rear. Swashbuckling fantasy novel set on Mars that some researchers believe to be the inspiration for the Martian stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. "Even today -- but why the 'even,' when in the dream worlds of SF nothing changes? -- passages of Arnold's amazing book come over with force." - Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, pp. 140-41. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-6 and (2004) II-38. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-11. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 47. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 75. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 021. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 52. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 22. Locke, Voyages in Space 25. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1209-12. Bleiler (1978), p. 10. Reginald 00505. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, Canadian military lending library label affixed to front free endpaper and library pocket pasted to the rear free endpaper, a very good copy. (#147986)

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        THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN : Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion

      Edinburgh: John Grant. 1905. Winchester Edition. Hardcover. 10-Volume set. All volumes Very Good+ with edge wear. Pages lightly toned throughout. Gilt to spine robust. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        TRADITION OF THE CHEYENNE INDIANS

      N. P.: Arapaho Bee Print, [1905]., 1905. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Original dark maroon, sewn wrappers with title stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, n. p. (12 pp.), preface, double column, illustrated Seger spent years among the Cheyennes from 1872 onward, had charge of the Arapahoes at Seger Colony, and was at the head of the Cheyenne school when the Northern Cheyennes were removed to Darlington following the Custer massacre. John H. Seger, the author of these memoirs, was born in Ohio in 1846. He enlisted in the Union Army at age 17 and fought in 13 engagements. Afterward he settled in Kansas until he was employed by the Indian agent at Darlington in what is now Oklahoma. A few years later Seger founded the Indian School and town at Colony, Oklahoma. Seger spent the next 50 years among the local Indians. This crudely printed tract contains the Cheyenne narrative of traditions as transmitted by word of mouth from early days. The flood disaster, as they have it, happened in the Upper Missouri Valley. "The material which appears here has been selected for its value in illustrating conditions and characters of early days in Oklahoma.... There is enough to convince anyone that he is thoroughly familiar with the life of early days in western Oklahoma, and that he is a born story-teller who makes the past live for us anew. It is to be regretted that so few historians have his narrative gift."---W.S. Campbell, editor. A very scarce and important narrative of life among the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians of western Oklahoma. Light wear to top edge of front cover else a near fine copy.

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        ARCHIVE Of 245 LEWIS & CLARK EXHIBITION - THEMED POSTCARDS

      (divers publishers) 1905 - 245 postcards (142 color, 103 b/w), including 25 duplicates. ~3-1/2" x 5-1/2" A large archive of used and unused postcards from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exhibition in Portland, Oregon, held June 1 - October 14, 1905. The archive includes color and b/w photographic and lithographic images of the fair's exhibits and the surrounding scenery, as well as humorous illustrations and eight combination portraits in which a fairgoer's head has been photographed and printed on a cartoon body. Several of the color postcards have been neatly embellished with glitter.Partial series contained within the archive include three half-tone b/w reproductions of Lee Moorhouse photographs of Native American chiefs; six cards illustrated by Murray Wade, signed in the plate; five monotone cards from "Colfax Week" (three of which are the same image but in different colors); three b/w cards for the "Great Baltimore Fire on the Trail"; 12 color and b/w cards advertising a specific product, a product's association with an exhibit, or simply promoting an area business (designated via printed information or stamp); a color image of the Forestry Building cropped and affixed to a hand-soldered wooden backing with an address block to the verso; and of course the many numbered images particular to each exhibit; in several cases, the same image seems to have been used by two different publishers.Publishers include B. B. Rich, Official Stationer, Lewis and Clark Official Photograph Company, E. P. Charlton & Co., Lewis and Clark Exposition Co., D. M. Averill and Co., and J. K. Gill Co., all of Portland, OR; Edward H. Mitchell, Pub., and Britton & Rey, Lithographers, of San Francisco; Frank S. Thayer, Pub., Denver; A. Selige, Pub., St. Louis; Tom Jones, Pub., Cincinnati; and others.In most cases, duplicates here are markedly different from their counterparts, e. g., decorated with glitter, sent from two different people, etc. Light general wear; occasional minor soiling; mix of used and unused cards. Many used cards posted and stamped 1905; some cards have writing to both sides. VG condition or better overall. Most white or buff cardstock illustrated to recto, with printed address block to verso

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        Histoire et généalogie de la famille de Maugiron en Viennois, 1257-1767.

      Lyon, Louis Brun, 1905. - In-4 broché, XIV-[6]-300pp, un tableau généalogique, 4 planches en héliogravure, portrait-frontispice, armoiries gravées dans le texte. EDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 225 ex. numérotés sur papier d'Arches. Bel ex. Réf. bibliographiques : Saffroy 45339. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        EDENINDIA: A TALE OF ADVENTURE

      New York: G. W. Dillingham Company Publishers, [1905].. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8 [9] 10-317 [318-320: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown and black. First edition. "Science fiction lost race adventure novel in which an inventor in an airship discovers an advanced Arctic civilization descended from some 17th century English explorers." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 22. "A wind-swept airship transports the hero to the unknown kingdom of "Edenindia", located on an island somewhere in the Canadian Arctic. The Edenindians have a utopian culture with curious customs, and know nothing of the rest of the world." - Teitler catalogue 45. "Eutopia based on a model of health stressing moderation. Few laws, no lawyers. Arbitration to settle disputes." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 133-4. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 72. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 019. Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 182. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 7. Teitler 54. Bleiler (1978), p. 10. Not in Reginald. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 A-303. Inner rear hinge neatly repaired, a nearly fine copy. (151918)

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        Emmi Bremer Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments nach der Übersetzung von Dr. Martin Luther das neue testament unseres herrn und Heilandes Jesu christi

      Bergische Bibelgesellschaft, Elberfeld 1905 - 882 ,280 S. Geprägter leineneinband mit marmoriertem schnitt. Einband an den kanten bestoßen,etwas beschädigt, einträge im familienbuch, da auch teils etwas fleckig, schnitt seitenkanten sind gering teils fleckig. Aus dem Inhalt: Altes und Neues Testament nach der deutschen Übersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers. .die heilige schrift ist das wort gottes, wie des menschen wort. sie enthält die offenbarung im strengsten sinn, die gott im laufe der jahrhunderte aus dem schatz seiner geheimnisse uns menschen zu unserem heil mitzuteilen beschlossen hat, und erzählt die heilstaten, vor allem das leben, leiden und sterben des menschgewordnen gottessohn , unseres erlösers jesus christus . .das Alte Testament, Geschichtsbücher, das erste , zweite, dritte, vierte fünfte Buch Mose, Das Buch Josua, das Buch der Richter, Das Buch Ruth, Das erste, zweite Buch Samuel, Das erste zwiete Buch der Könige, Das erste , zweite Buch der Chronik, Das Buch esra, Das Buch Nehemmia, Das Buch Esther, Lehrbücher, Das Buch Hiob, Das Buch der Psalmen, Sprüche Salomos, Prediger Salomo, Hohelied salomo, Prophetische Bücher.,esaja, Jeremia, Jeremias, Klagelieder, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadja, Jona, Micha, Nahum, Habakuk, Zephanja, Haggai, Sacharja,Maleachi, Neues Testament , Geschichtsbücher, Evangelium Matthäus, Markus, Lukas, Johannes, Apostelgeschichte Lukas, Brief an die Römer, Paulus an Korinther, an die Galater, Epheser, Philipper, Kolosser, Thessalonicher, Timotheus, Titus, Philemon, Petrus, Johannes, Hebräer, Jakobus, Judas, Offenbarung Johannes. Auszüge aus dem Buch 1450 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Italian Villas And Their Gardens

      NY: Century, 1905. First edition, later printing. Orig. green cloth decorated in gilt and colors. Teg. Very good/Near Fine. Parrish, Maxwell. 270 pages. 26 x 18 cm, a total of fifty-two plates all with lettered tissue guards, with twenty-six colored plates drawn by Maxwell Parrish. Balance of illustrations from photographs, and from drawings by Malcolm Fraser and E. Denison. List of Books Mentioned. Architects and Landscape-Gardeners Mentioned. Index. LUDWIG, p.32. "First serialized in "The Century Magazine" and then released in book form it provided an avenue of expression for Parrish's architectural interests, as well as a desire to paint landscapes." Text and plates clean, slight rubing backstrip extremities, front cover gilt bright, overall a crisp, firm copy.

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        ICONOGRAFÍA DE LAS EDICIONES DEL QUIJOTE de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Reproducción en Facsímil de 611 Ediciones con notas bibliográficas tomadas directamente de los respectivos ejemplares (del año 1605 al 1905). Reunido y ordenado por . Precedido por un homenaje a Cervantes por los editores. Prólgo por J. Givanel, génesis del Quijote por Martínez Ruiz (Azorín.)

      Henrich y Cía.,, Barcelona 1905 - 18x26. 3 vols. de lxv + 233pp.; 2h. 234 - 396pp. y 2h. 397 - 611pp. Algunas pocas huellas de óxido, unas faltas en los tejuelos del T. I., lomo del T. III reparado, pero muy buenos ejemplares de esta importante y rara obra. Holandesa pergamino editorial, con tejuelos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: "Round the World 1905-6 Manchuria and S. Africa 1908-9" Military Observer

      1905-1909. Folio. Measuring 11" x 14". Half leather and pebbled black cloth over boards with gilt decorations. Contains 328 albumen photographs measuring between 3" x 4" and 4" x 6", with captions. Album is very good with foxing on the pages, worn edges, and a few images cut out otherwise with near fine photographs.A photo album compiled by Major General Richard Bannatyne Allason on a "round the world" trip spanning 1905 to 1909, from his time as "military observer" in Manchuria during the Russo-Japanese War. The album begins with a photo of a large house with the caption "starting from New Mile Chase, Ascot." Following this Allason entered Canada and crossed the country by train on a C.P.R. Engine and photographed the rail stations, attendants, and conductors. From Canada they boarded the RMS Empress of India. These photos show the passengers of the ship, Captain Beetham (who had become commander in 1905), and his first officer.After the travel photos the album continues with images of the Japanese 1st Army in Kin-Ka-Ko under the leadership of General Kuroki Tamemoto. There are several images of Kuroki with foreign military attaches dating from June, 1905. These photos show the 1st Army in candids and portraits around their barracks and include interiors of the quarters and of the grounds. Of interest are multiple images of Kuroki's Chief of Staff Major General Fujii Shigeta, including one print signed by Fujii, and a photograph of John J. Pershing (Pershing served as the American military attache attached to Kuroki's 1st Army in Manchuria from March to September). Allason also captured images of the local non-military including a "Manchurian family doing weekly washing of both clothes and persons." Another section of photos shows Army transport horses with one captioned, "specimen of Manchurian 'wheelpony' and harness in country cart -- so much used by Japanese army." Allason featured numerous photos of the horses used by the army labeling each one and what they were used for. One group of photos shows local smiths shoeing the horses, which involved tying the horse down and working on him, "the usual method of shoeing horses and mules" according to Allason. He also took portrait photos of various soldiers depicting their gear and uniform and captioning the photo with rank and outpost.Allason also photographed men out in the field displaying their artillery as well as methods of hiding from the enemy. He features photos of the "telegraph section in our riffraff," machine guns, and a cart with a ladder. One photo shows two men behind a haystack and reads, "how mere monts were concealed from view." Another shows a man labeled "a look out" on a hill. The next section documents the Japanese Mountain Battery 12th Division 1st Army. These photos show numerous carts with guns and close ups of boxes of ammunition as well as a column of pack horses and men in "marching order." Many of the gun used were captured by the Japanese including one featured here which reads, "captured Russian Field Gun," and is photographed from every angle with a description of the mechanisms and how it was used. One page is titled, "Japanese artillery in action," and depicts the men loading and firing their field guns. The battery often used pontoon boats to transport their heavy equipment to various locales and these are featured in photos depicting their construction. The boats are seen ferrying with the caption, "used as a raft [it carries] one gun and wagon or 24 men with kits."While traveling Allason documented the cultures of the countries he was visiting. During his Manchurian leg he photographed the "tomb of the Emperor of Manchuria" which featured the "memorial chapel" to Emperor Taiso" from about 1600 A.D. He photographed temples, local homes, and the Imperial Palace. One photo reads, "house in Palace -- shows some weeds in the courtyard and a porcelain roof." He photographed memorials and grave sites including a "temporary obelisk to fallen Japanese soldiers on summit of 203 meter hill." Port Arthur, the site of the beginning of the war is also seen here from the top of the hill. Allason also photographed Russian soldiers and compiled a series of "type of Russian soldiers in Manchuria" which included portraits of uniformed Russian soldiers of different ranks standing at attention. In his series of "types of --" he includes "types of Manchurian dancing girls and actresses" with photos of Asian women posed in traditional costumes. The album continues to Pekin where Allason photographed Chinese soldiers, temples, and the Railway Guard. He also photographed British attaches and expats who he stayed with during his trip including the British consul and his wife. Allason then boarded a ship and left for Japan. Shown here are hand-colored prints of Hakone Lake and Japanese people on horseback. He photographed the tea houses and geishas of the area, and included are hand-colored prints which feature women at work collecting tea leaves and geishas posed with parasols, and serving tea. There are candids of Japanese women, one of which reads, "this lady speaks English, French and German fluently." Another shows a woman leaning on a stick and is captioned "this lady had never seen a shooting stick before -- and sat on it." In Tokyo he was able to photograph Admiral Togo (Togo Heihachiro -- "the Nelson of the East") and Vice-Admiral Kamamura being driven in a procession to the Imperial Palace.Photographs from Saigon harbor show ships docking including a French troopship and "Russian cruisers waiting to go into dock for repairs." The photos that follow show India with images of "Coolie women," a "Tuticorin (Thoothukudi) woman going for water," and a British plantation. Another page shows an R.F.A. progression, the "escort of Imperial Cadet Corps," and the "Prince and Princess of Wales proceeding up Chowringhee." They departed from India for England in 1906 and there are photos of Bombay from the ship as well as the passengers and their home in Ascot upon their return. The final pages are a combination of South African, English, and military photography. They took the "R.M.S. Kinfauns Castle" to South Africa and there are photos of black South Africans, horses, and military personnel. Major General Sir Richard Bannatyne Allason was born the son of a British Army surgeon and an Australian mother in 1855. He was commissioned in the Royal Artillery in 1875 raised to the rank of Lieutenant in the Royal Horse Artillery by 1881. His military career spanned the Afghan War, the Sudan, and South Africa before he was sent as a British military observer to witness the Japanese Army in their struggle against Russia in 1905. His time in Asia was used to gain knowledge of the new technologies being used in warfare and to learn the Japanese language. He retired from the Army in 1918 but was later reinstated as Commandant of the Royal Horse Artillery from 1920 to 1940 during which time he was knighted.An extensive accumulation of photography featuring a large number of photographs dealing with the Russo-Japanese War. .

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        ARCHIVE Of 245 LEWIS & CLARK EXHIBITION - THEMED POSTCARDS.

      (divers places): (divers publishers), 1905. 245 postcards (142 color, 103 b/w), including 25 duplicates. ~3-1/2" x 5-1/2" Light general wear; occasional minor soiling; mix of used and unused cards. Many used cards posted and stamped 1905; some cards have writing to both sides. VG condition or better overall.

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        MASONIA. EIN BLICK IN EINE ANDERE WELT ..

      Leipzig: Max Hesses Verlag, 1905.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x [1] 2-488 [note: first leaf is a blank] original maroon pebbled cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges plain. First edition. The protagonist spends time on the planet Masonia whose society is based on the principles of Freemasonry. He returns home and applies those principles to his life and promotes them to the public. Bischoff later in his life was "the chairman of the Association of German Freemasons. His various writings are major foundations of modern philosophy of Freemasonry" - Deutsche-Biographie online. Lexikon 1, p. 44. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890-1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, p. 210. Negley, Utopian Literature 110. Bloch (2002) 429. Small label removed from front cover, a bright, very good copy with fine interior. (#136924)

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