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        Autograph letter signed.

      Friedrichshafen, 10. III. 1906. - 1 p. on double leaf. 4to. In German, to Nicolas Thege de Konkoly, director of the meteorological institute in Budapest, thanking him for "the ongoing sending of interesting publications by the royal meteorological institute. There is particular value in the information on winds, in view of its importance for airship travelling [ ]. - With small remarks by the addressee, stamped.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Cricketer's Autograph Birthday Book

      London & Felling-on-TYne: Walter Scott Publishing Co. 1906 - With short biographies of around 1000 cricketers set out in the order of their birthdays, plus 130 facsimile signatures, the idea being to collect cricketers' signatures on the appropriate page for their birthdays.   Large 8vo. xii + 342pp. Frontispiece, 12 plates. Orignal pictorial cloth with photographic vignette of WG Grace to front, gilt title to front and spine, some light wear to edges of spine, corners bumped. Top edge gilt. A good copy.  [Padwick, 7257]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        (Novels). Sense and Sensibility. Pride and Prejudice. Mansfield Park. Emma. Northanger Abbey. Persuasion.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906.. Winchester edition, 10 volumes, 8vo. Portrait frontispiece in the first volume, several hinges very slightly cracked but sound. Original green cloth, t.e.g., gilt spines with mild rubbing and bumps, faint marks to the heads of the spines of the two volumes of "Sense and Sensibility", generally a very good set.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Kristiania, 2. II. 1906. - 8vo. 1½ pp. on bifolium. In English, to an unnamed male correspondent, regretting the death of the recipient's uncle, with whom Grieg once traveled, and stating his inability to make concert tours in the autumn and winter because of his health. - Folds, some light toning and foxing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Royal Commission on London Traffic: Volume V. Maps and Diagrams Furnished to or Prepared by the Royal Commission on London Traffic with Index

      Published by His Majesty's Stationary Office, London 1906 - , [xxxvii], containing Maps prepared by the Commission - plates A-F (no D) with parts A, E & F containing extra sheets, and Maps and Diagrams Handed in by Witnesses - Plates I-XXXII (no plate 31, which is not listed at the front), the maps are hand-coloured in parts First Edition , covers rubbed and with a few small areas of cloth missing at front upper edge, firmly bound, light spotting to some maps, some of the larger maps are chipped or torn at edges but with no loss to the printed areas, book in good condition , half navy calf with cloth sides, gilt titles on spine 34 x 23 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Annals of Covent Garden Theatre from 1732 to 1897

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1906. First Edition. Illustrated. xv, [i], 383; 368, [32, ads] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in full brown morocco extra, gilt spine, by Riviere & Sons. Very fine. First Edition. Illustrated. xv, [i], 383; 368, [32, ads] pp. 2 vols. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Story of Miss Moppet.

      London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co,, 1906. Oblong duodecimo. Panorama mounted on pale blue linen back, arranged in pairs with text on recto and illustration on facing verso, and folded concertina-style into the original blue cloth wallet-style case, with closing tab heightened with silver. Titles in dark blue and colour pictorial label on front cover. Illustrated by the author. Extremities and folds slightly rubbed, minor wear to closing tab, First edition, first issue (with "London & New York" on rear cover). "At the beginning of 1906 when working on The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, Beatrix Potter was also planning some stories for very young children. Each story contained fourteen pictures and fourteen pages of simple text. The pictures and text were arranged in pairs and were in panoramic form … Three stories were written in this form: The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit, The Story of Miss Moppet, and The Sly Old Cat; but only the first two were published" (Linder, p. 183). A charming piece of book design, and a lovely survival in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1906 - Original Hardback Wisden

      1906. Hi, Here we have a rare 1906 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 11th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright to the front and 100% original. The boards are very good, very clean and presentable. It would be a 9.5/10 book but the gilt has some fading to the spine gilt, but not much. The hinges are excellent as is the internal book, a very nice example of a 1906. Excellent photoplate. A rare Wisden.

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        The Manuscript Edition of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906. The manuscript edition of the Writings of Henry David Thoreau. Bound with a leaf (two pages) of manuscript from the Changing of the Birches section of Thoreau's Journal. Octavo, 20 volumes. Bound in the publisher's three-quarter green morocco over marbled boards, spine elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. Signed by the publisher. Illustrated in each volume with a photograph of flowers and a hand-colored scenes used as frontispieces and additional plates inserted throughout. In fine condition without wear. A superior set, the nicest we have seen.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Western Tibet and the British Border Land

      London: Edward Arnold, 1906. First. Hardcover. VG+-Near Fine. the sacred country of the Hindus and Buddhists with an account of the government, religion and customs of the peoples. 376 pp, ill, 2 large colored folding maps. Yakushi S 203. Exploration in Garwal & Ladakh. Original publisher's bright gilt blue cloth with basically no wear at corners andalmost none at spine tips. One of the freshest copies we've ever seen of this large thick (and important) work.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon (in 20 Bänden komplett zuzüglich des Bandes 21:"Ergänzungen und Nachträge" sowie der Bände 22 - 24:"Jahres-Supplementband 1909/1910, 1910/1911 sowie 1911/1912), ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens,

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1906 - 1913. - Mit insgesamt ca 24.000 Seiten, GUT ERHALTENE EXEMPLARE. Mit 20550 Abbildungen im Text und auf über 1890 Bildertafeln (viele davon chromolithographisch), Karten und Plänen sowie 204 Textbeilagen, Sprache: Deutsch 17x25, schwarzes OHLdr mit reicher Goldprägung (in Jugendstil-Ornamentik) am Rücken 6. gänzlich neubearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage, 24 Bände (KOMPLETT mit allen Ergänzungsbänden),. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1906. Quarto. Original russet brown cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt, dark grey endpapers with a map to the front free endpaper, edges stained brown. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates on dark grey paper with printed tissue guards. Bookplate to front free endpaper, ownership inscription to front pastedown. A little wear to extremities, spine faded, spotting to half-title, contents faintly toned with occasional light spots. A very good copy. First Rackham edition. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE LETTERS OF CHARLES LAMB in which many mutilated words and passages have been restored . (5 vols)

      Bibliophile Society 1905 (1906cp) - FINE LIMITED ed of 10 copies on vellum, with a 2nd frontis on vellum, an etching of Lamb, pencil SIGNED by artist "Jos Fagan". Another 460 copies printed on Dutch hand made paper. Captioned tissue guard for signed vellum frontis states: ". the accompanying remarque proof copy on Japanese vellum . [has been "retroussaged" or "drawn up"] The process . is the work of a skilled artist.". Only the 10 vellums have this extra signed frontis etching. All 5 vols PRISTINE. ZERO marginalia, foxing, soiling, etc. Vol 1 folio, 2-5 are 4to. Vol 1 in glassine DJ with Biblio Society stickers, in its own FINE clamshell. This clamshell in a double slipcase. Vols 2-5 in double slipcases, but no clamshells. All 5 outer s/c with paper spine labels. Outermost s/c with minor soiling & wear, vol 1 outer s/c with two split edges. A very rare set in exceptional condition. Book auctions (ABPC) in last 50 years show no sales. GGG (great God google) shows no sales. LOC and Stanford have copies. FINE LIMITED edition of 10 copies on Japanese vellum. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quiet Friends]
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        Western Tibet and the British Border Land

      Edward Arnold, London 1906 - the sacred country of the Hindus and Buddhists with an account of the government, religion and customs of the peoples. 376 pp, ill, 2 large colored folding maps. Yakushi S 203. Exploration in Garwal & Ladakh. Original publisher's bright gilt blue cloth with basically no wear at corners andalmost none at spine tips. One of the freshest copies we've ever seen of this large thick (and important) work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Sainte Euphrosine.

      Paris, F. Ferroud 1906 - Avec les Illustrations & Encadrements de Louis-Edouard Fournier, les eaux-fortes de E. Pennequin & les gravures sur bois de L. Marie. 13 eaux-fortes. Complet & Contrôlé. Exemplaire UNIQUE réimposé sur JAPON ancien, comprenant les eaux-fortes en 4 états (avec remarques, en plus de l'état définitif, insérés), et portant à la justification la mention manuscrite signée de l'éditeur J. Ferroud : "Réservé à mon fils". Il est enrichi en outre de 2 Lettres Autographes Signées de l'éditeur Calman-Lévy adressées à Ferroud et concernant la publication de cette édition illustrée ; et d'un feuillet manuscrit du contrat liant Ferroud à l'illustrateur Louis-Edouard Fournier et signé par l'artiste. Relié in fine le spécimen de l'édition, illustré. Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. F. Ferroud - 1906 - 47 pages. Luxueuse reliure demi maroquin havane à larges coins signée Andréas. Dos à 4 nerfs, titre et auteur dorés. Caissons bordés d'un quadruple filet doré. Tête dorée sur témoin, non rogné. Couverture conservée. Petites rousseurs au faux titre et au dernier feuillet (spécimen). Parfait état. Format in-4°(27x20). Edition illustrée Dédicacé par l'illustrateur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        La Meije et les Ecrins Ouvrage illustre de 50 Vignettes et 25 Planches Hors Texte en Couleurs

      Grenoble, Editeurs A. Gratier & J. Rey 1906 - gebundene Ausgabe, goldgeprägter Schutzumschlag mit montiertem farbigen Bild, keine Exemplar-Nr. angegeben, , Rücken defekt und Bindung gelockert, dadurch Schnitte leicht berieben, sonst guter Zustand, 32 x 24 cm, Seiten: 119 priv. Eintrag auf Vorsatz: En souvenir de 10 Decembre 1906 .; Name: Frel (kann ich nicht genau lesen); innen farbige, z.T. montierte Abb., [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inka Köthe]
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        Fish Manuscript (4 volumes)

      Holbrook, AZ: Typescript, 1906. Folio. 4 volumes of the History of Arizona that Farish, McClintock and Sharlot Hall used in their proposed histories of Arizona. McClintock had full access but the section on Arizona Indians (volume 2) was not availabe to Farish since Sharlot Hall had it in her possession and according to some would not make it available since she was also planning a history of the state. Volumes I, III and IV are original carbon copies from Fish. Volume 2 is a photocopy from the original at Arizona State Archives. All nicely bound in brown cloth, in cloth covered slipcase.

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        Reisebüro Gebrüder Kuoni Zürich. Sonnen-Quai 8. Rundreisebillete Gepäck-Spedition Hotel-Auskünfte Schiffsbillete aller Dampferlinien Möbel-Transporte. Farbige Original-Lithographie. Textteil separat vorrätig (wie gedruckt).

      Gedruckt bei: Wolfensberger,, Luzern, 1906 - Luzern, Gedruckt bei: Wolfensberger, 1906. Bildgrösse: 157x85 cm. Im Stein signiert. Fachgerecht mit Japan unterlegt. An den Rändern mit wenigen Restaurationsspuren, minim fleckig. Sehr seltenes Plakat. Fachgerecht mit Japan unterlegt. An den Rändern mit wenigen Restaurationsspuren, minim fleckig. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1906., 1906. First Edition. Quarto, with 50 mounted colour plates with captioned tissues bound at rear. Elegantly bound in full red morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, top edge gilt. Faded inscription to half-title else internally clean. Binding unmarked. A fine copy. London-born artist Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) studied drawing at evening classes at Lambeth School of Art (1884) for 7 years whilst working full-time in insurance. He began to illustrate books, using the then new half-tone process his fame spread ing upon publication of his illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales. In 1905 his illustrated Rip van Winkle introduced him to the US public; one year later Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens was published. Rackham was made a full member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in 1908, and was honoured abroad, with gold medals from Milan (1906) and Barcelona (1911). His illustrations for many classics followed including Alice In Wonderland (1907), Gulliver's Travels (1909), Aesop's Fables (1912), A Christmas Carol (1915), King Arthur (1917) Cinderella (1919), Sleepy Hollow (1928), The Night Before Christmas (1931), Hans Andersen (1932), Pied Pier of Hamelin (1934) and Poe's Tales (1935). His final book was The Wind In the Willows (1940). Riall p74. Latimore/Haskell p.27. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [126]. BMC No.1 [1984]; 'Edwardian Children's Books'. BMC No.271; 'The Great Illustrators'. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1005

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      Paris: Stock, 1906. Fine. Stock, Paris 1906, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - First edition on current paper. Bound in half roan hazelnut back with four nerves, small traces of restorations heads and bottom jaws, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, wrappers preserved and bound in, contemporary binding. Signed autograph of the author. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi basane noisette, dos à quatre nerfs, petites traces de restaurations en têtes et en pied des mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Joris-Karl Huysmans.

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      Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1906. #3 of 7 copies on pure vellum, Signed by Thomas Mosher on the colophon. Title printed in red and black; unlike the larger editions, this does not have the frontispiece portrait of Whitman, nor the facsimile signature of Horace Traubel who wrote the Foreward. With the four poems which became "Memories of President Lincoln: when printed together in the 1881 edition of "Leaves of Grass", with seven additional poems relating to the Civil War variously reprinted. Bound in half-morocco. Nash notes the edition of "50 numbered copies on Japan vellum" [Nash, 287], but makes no mention of this significantly smaller edition on pure vellum (Nash, 287).

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        ALSs - 8 eigenhändige Briefe mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift "Branco" und "Branca".

      - Berlin und Rittergut Hansdorf, Schlesien 15.XI.1906 bis 21.III.1917. 19 Seiten meist gr.-8°. Teilweise mit gedrucktem Briefkopf "Kgl. Geologisch-palaeontologisches Institut und Museum". Der erste Brief leicht fleckig. Wilhelm von Branca (ursprgl. Branco) (1844-1928), Geologe und Paläontologe, Direktor des Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin. - An den Geologen und Paläontologen Wilhelm Salomon-Calvi in Heidelberg, dessen Bemühungen um ein Ordinariat an einer deutschen Universität er unterstützte. - - Berlin 15.XI.1906. ". Soweit ich gefragt worden bin habe ich schon bei verschiedenen Gelegenheiten Ihren Namen als einen der auf die Liste zu bringenden genannt. Mir scheint auch . daß Sie in Greifswald jetzt Aussicht haben ." - - 9.X.1908. ". Dass Ihnen Kön[igsberg] entgangen ist, dazu muß man Ihnen im Grunde Glück wünschen. Ich war 4 Jahre dort. Jeder, der hinkommt, wünscht sich sogleich fort, obgleich die Menschen dort sehr nett sind. Aber das Klima! ." - - 1.II.1909. Dank für die Übersendung von Salomon-Calvis großem Werk über die Adamellogruppe. ". Da haben Sie etwas Prächtiges geschaffen; hoffentlich kommt es zur rechten Stunde nach Leipzig an Credner, der, wie ich glauben möchte, in der Berufungssache auch mitzusprechen haben wird . - - Der Akad. werde ich Donn. Ihr Buch übergeben u. das Nöthige dazu sagen ." - - 9.VII.1912. ". Sollten Sie nach L. kommen, dann möchte ich Ihnen den (Titular) Prof. Dr. Stremme . warm als Nachfolger empfehlen; meine rechte Hand im Unterricht, in Geol. wie Pal. ganz trefflich beschlagen ." - - Rittergut Hansdorf 5.IX.1912. ". Ganz vertraulich möchte ich Ihnen mitteilen, daß ich, wegen Hannov. befragt, Sie, Stremme, Petraschek sehr empfohlen habe . Ich glaube aber, daß die chemisch-technische Richtung Stremmes den Herren am meisten zusagen wird ." - - 26.X.1912. ". Dass Sie abgelehnt haben, um sich nicht zu verschlechtern, ist sehr erklärlich . sein Sie zufrieden, dass Sie in H. bleiben konnten. Universität ist doch etwas anderes als Polytechnikum ." - - 21.III.1917. ". Das Ministerium ist auf unsre Vorschläge betr. Zweiteilung nicht eingegangen . da sie ein neues Institut u. doppelte Kosten gefordert hätten. Es hat daher nur Einen für Geol. u. Pal. berufen, und zwar Pompeckj, da hier die große palaeont. Sammlung doch das Schwergewicht bildet . - - Jedenfalls gehört als Vertreter der Allgem. Geologie ein Mann, der wie Sie in Mineral., Chemie, Physik, Petrogr. wurzelt und nicht, wie Penck hier am liebsten es gehabt hätte, ein Mann, der wie Stille dem Allem mehr oder weniger fern steht und nur Tektonik betreibt. P bildet sich ein, die Geologie wie ein Fachmann zu überschauen, er hat aber nur oberflächliche Kenntnisse in ihr; sonst würde er auch nicht behaupten können, die Histor. Geol. stehe mitten zwischen Allgemeiner Geol. u. Pal. . Ich gehe sogar so weit zu sagen, daß Hist. G. von der Geologie nur den Namen hat; sonst hieße es nicht azoisch, palaeozoisch etc, sondern palaeogaiisch. Alle Veränderungen, die den Sedimentgest. begegnen durch Tektonik, Metamorphismus, ihre Entstehung überhaupt sind natürl. allgem. Geol. und nicht mehr historische. Das durchschaut P. nicht, so einfach es ist ." - - Beiliegend der Abklatsch eines eigenhändigen Briefes von Salomon-Calvi an Branca, Heidelberg 28.VIII.1912, die Besetzung der Leipziger Professur betreffend. ". Dem Vernehmen nach hat Stille den Ruf bekommen . Ich gehe also wieder einmal ganz leer aus ." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Zeitschrift für Gestütkunde. Jahrgänge 1 bis 31 sowie Jahrgang 33,

      Schaper, Hannover 1906-1938. - 200 bis 300 S. je Jahrgang mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Tafeln, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 9 Bände in privatem Karton, sonst marmorierte Halbleinenbände mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel auf großen Papier-Rückenschildern, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Rückenschild, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Papier leicht gebräunt (die Tafeln weiß), Kopfschnitt gering angestaubt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, 32 Jahrgänge in 23 Bänden (1, 2 oder 3 Jahrgänge je Band),. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Australian Golfer.

      Sydney, Angus & Robertson,, 1906. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt. Numerous photographic illustrations at the rear. Minor creasing to top of spine, spotting to the endpapers and the odd text leaf, edges of boards very lightly bumped but an excellent copy and distinctly uncommon thus. First Edition, First Impression. One of the first Australian golfing superstars - winner of both the amateur and professional Australian Open championships.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kokoro, Lotos, KyuShu, (German Language) Set of Three Limited Editions in Vellum

      Frankfort: Anstalt, Rutten & Loening., 1906-1908. Classic works on the spirituality, art, philosophy, and culture of Japan. First and limited German editions in vellum with decorations and woodcuts by Emil Orlik. Hearn's work on early Japan is unique and unrivaled in it's essential perceptions. He became a naturalized Japanese citizen under the name Koizumi Yakumo. In March of 1900, Austrian artist Emil Orlik undertook his first voyage to the Far East in order to learn at its source how to master the techniques which were of such fascination to him. He absorbed much knowledge from the artists, woodblock-carvers and printers with whom he worked. Orlik met the author Lafcadio Hearn while in Japan and later translated Hearn's books into German and illustrated them. These editions are the result of their friendship and mutual fascination with Japan and its culture. . With the exception of the last chapter, all of the Kokoro chapters are translated from Hearn's "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan". Kyusu is a complete translation of "Kokoro". Lotos is a translation of 'Out of the East'. Printed on Japanese vellum with illustrations and decorations throughout. Surface soil to vellum covers. Small 1907 pon to 2 volumes. Sound bindings and text blocks

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        Ergebnisse der Arbeiten des Samoa-Observatoriums der K. Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Gottingen. Samoa Observatory Reports. 3 volume set

      Berlin Weidmannsche Buchhandlung 1906. G: in Good condition without dust jackets. Ex-lib First Edition Brown hardback cloth cover 270mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 600pp. Numerous fold-out plates and charts, some in colour. Mostly in German. Published 1906-1923. Volume 1 240x170mm.

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        Drainage Problems of the East: Being A Revised and Enlarged Edition of "Oriental Drainage"

      Bombay.: "Times of India".. 1906.. 2 volumes. Volume I: Black and white illustrations, xxxi + 378pp + [22]pp advertisments bound in at rear, glossary, index. Volume II: 77 folding maps, plans and diagrams including Plan of the Town of Singapore for the Disposal of Nightsoil; Drainage System of Penang; Map of Bombay as it Existed in 1672; Geological Map of the Island of Bombay and large Main Drainage of the City of the Calcutta. A handsome set in full maroon leather gilt, raised bands on spine. This book is a greatly expanded edition of the author's earlier work "Oriental Drainage" which C. Carkeet James wrote after realising that although there were many books on sewage disposal and drainage they all were written with Western Countries in mind and none taking into account the conditions in Asia. Following the success of "Oriental Drainage" C. Carkeet James began to prepare a second edition however while researching for this edition he found that there had been so many improvements and new methods that "nothing short of a new book would meet the requirements of the subject..." In the preface of "Drainage Problems of the East" he explains that "Apart from the bringing up to date and expansion of the Chapters taken from the original work, new Chapters have been added, dealing with such highly instructive drainage-systems as those of Karachi, Calcutta, Rangoon, Singapore, Penang, Shanghai and Alexandria, as well as with sanitary conditions in other Eastern countries and with some of the more important enterprises that have been undertaken in recent years in India and the Far East." .

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        White Fang

      MacMillan 1906 - A very good first edition with the tipped-in title page. Published October, 1906, on copyright page and no mention of later printings. Priority of tipped-in versus integral title page unknown, since one bibliographer speculates that some title pages were bound in after some copies were made with the tipped-in title page. Early gift inscription on front free endpaper -- Christmas, 1906. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Fontaine

      Paris: Garnier Freres, Editeurs, 1906. Half leather. Fine. Paris: Garnier Freres, Editeurs, 1906. Half leather. Nine volumes. Octavo. Céuvres Complétes de La Fontaine nouvelle édition tres soigneusement revue sur les textes originaux avec un travail de critique et d' érudition. apercus d'histoire littéraire vie de l'auteur, notes et commentaires, bibliographie, etc, ( The Complete Writings of Jean De La Fontaine). Bound in half red morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt decoration to spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper, portrait illustration to frontispiece. ( Text is in French ).

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        WHITE FANG

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. First edition. Fine. Title page a cancel, as usual. A Fine copy of the book. Bright spine gilt, white cover lettering and illustration complete, sharp corners, and no internal ownership marking. Page block slightly separated between pgs. 6 and 7, otherwise the book appears unread and untouched. Jack London's classic novel of the adventures of a domesticated wolf-dog, sometimes viewed as metaphor for the way primitive man came to be civilized. The novel was originally published in serial in Outing magazine, and when it was released proved immensely popular. Indeed, White Fang would help enshrine London as an American household name. It has since been translated into over 89 languages and adapted into multiple films. "His vigorous, incisive style, unconventionality, and sympathetic understanding of nature and of her children in the rough, never combined to better advantage than in "White Fang." (Contemporary New York Times Review). Fine.

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        Konvolut von 8 Autographen.

      Breslau und Potsdam, 1884 bis 1906. - 2 eh. Briefe m. U., 2 eh. Briefkarten m. U., 1 gedruckter Brief mit eh. Nachschrift, 1 eh. Postkarte m. U., 2 eh. Vis.-Karten. An den mit ihm verwandten Physiker Ernst Dorn in Darmstadt, später Halle. Über private Jubiläen und Glückwünsche, die komplizierte Reparatur einer Uhr sowie über frühe mathematische Bücher: "Die Quelle für trigon. Tafeln mit decimal getheilten Graden ist die Trigonomia britannica von Briggs und Gellibrand (1633) mit 14 u. 10 Decimalstellen, in Folio. Sechsstellige Tafeln dieser Art . giebt es von John Newton, London 1654, die ich persönlich besitze, die aber doch ziemlich selten, selbst in Bibliotheken, sich finden dürften. Sie enthalten für sin, cos, tg, cotg die Zahlen u. auch die Logarithmen, aber ohne Angabe der Differenzen u. der P. P. Ob man die sin, cos, etc. der Decimaltheile der Grade schneller damit findet als mittels der 6stelligen Sexagesimal-Tafeln von Bremiker, ist fraglich .". - 1 Briefkarte ist zerrissen; sonst alles ordentlich erhalten.

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        Book of Household Management

      London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited,, 1906. A Guide to Cookery in all Branches. New edition revised, enlarged, brought up to date, and fully illustrated. Octavo (210 × 136 mm). Bound in near-contemporary black half morocco, titles to spine gilt, black cloth sides, marbled edges and endpapers. Colour frontispiece and 31 similar plates, 111 black and white plates, 18 pages of two-tone advertisements. Tips a little worn, edges rubbed, faint foxing to edges; an excellent copy, attractively bound. A later edition of the household classic, originally published in parts between 1859 and 1861. Includes a wealth of contemporary information on home economics, cooking, hosting events, first aid, and legal issues. Isabella Beeton's husband was a prominent publisher and the first to produce a women's magazine, the English Woman's Domestic Magazine, for which Isabella wrote. He was also the publisher of Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Boy's Own magazine.

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      A COPIOUS & MAJOR PRIMARY RESOURCE ON AREA ETHNOLOGY London 1906, - Macmillan. Buff cloth, 2 vol. set, very good,724+855p., indexes, 2 fold-out maps, 5 maps, 282 b.w. photosbibliography, appendix, top edge gilt; vol. 1 small spliton spine but mended, otherwise a nice & clean set. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1906. Quarto. Original russet brown cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt, dark grey endpapers with a map to the front free endpaper, edges stained brown. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates on dark grey paper with printed tissue guards. Corners and ends of spine rubbed, spotting to pages. A very good copy. First Rackham edition. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character.

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        The History of the Wine Trade in England

      London: Wyman & Sons, 1906-1909. 3 volumes. All signed by Andre Simon (two at the time of publishing and one three years before he died. 1906-1909). 8vo., original green clothwith gilt lettering and gilt device on upper cover. Volume II cloth rather dampstained, the others with some slight rubbing to head and tail of spine and occasional marks but internally very good. André Simon (1877-1970) was a French born wine merchant, gourmet, book collector and prolific writer about wine and the key figure in the wine world in the 20th century. This is his most distinctive work.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1906. Quarto. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and 49 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues. Some spotting to preliminaries, else an excellent copy. First Rackham edition. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character.

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        La Guerre des Mondes

      1906. |~|WITH SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS BY ALVIN-CORREA WELLS, H. G. La Guerre des Mondes. Translated from the English by Henry D. Davray. Title-page printed in red and gold. 235, [10] pp. Illustrated with 32 full-page plates by Henri Alvin-Correa included in the pagination and numerous large headpieces, tailpieces, initials, and vignettes illustrating the text. 4to., 330 x 260 mm, bound in later marbled paper over boards. Brussels: L. Vandamme, 1906. |~||~||~||~||~| A sheer delight of science fiction. This imaginative illustrated work by Henri Alvin Correa (1876-1910), a little-known but extremely gifted Brazilian artist who trained with Detaille and Jean Brunet, still remains a captivating illustrated book over 100 years after it was published. The turn-of-the-century illustrations of the invading Martians, their human captives, and destroyed cities provide a perfect complement to Wells' apocalyptic text. Edition limited to 500 copies. That this Sci-Fi work has remained almost completely unknown can only be attributed to its great rarity. The Library of Congress has only the 1981 reprint (for which the text was translated into Portuguese) published at Rio de Janeiro by Editora Nova Fronteira. Some light toning and staining, overall a very good copy of a rare book. Unknown to Wick, Turn of the Century 1885-1910.

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      CAMPBELL, V.FLOYD. BEARS. THE ROOSEVELT BEARS: THEIR TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES by Seymour Eaton (Paul Piper). Philadelphia: EdwardStern, 1906 (1906). 4to, green cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, corners very sl. rubbed else FINE. 1st ed. of the 1st Roosevelt Bear book. The two Roosevelt Bears- Teddy B. and Teddy G. leave their home out West to set off on many adventures. Illustrated by V. FLOYD CAMPBELL with 16 full page color plates plus a profusion of black and whites in-text. A beautiful copy, quite scarce in this condition.

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      The Roxburghe Club for Private Circulation., London. 1906 - Contains Astarte; Lord Byron and Lord Lovelace by John Murray; Lord Lovelace on the Separation of Lord and Lady Byron by Rowland E. Prothero. pp. xi, 98. Crown 4to. Quarter calf, boards. Top edge gilt. Corners bumped. Lord Ernle's (Rowland E. Prothero) copy with his name on front free endpaper. Wise Vol 2, P116, Chew p208. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alex Alec-Smith ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Reisebüro Gebrüder Kuoni Zürich. Sonnen-Quai 8. Rundreisebillete Gepäck-Spedition Hotel-Auskünfte Schiffsbillete aller Dampferlinien Möbel-Transporte. Farbige Original-Lithographie. Textteil separat vorrätig (wie gedruckt).

      Luzern, Gedruckt bei: Wolfensberger, 1906.. Bildgrösse: 157x85 cm. Im Stein signiert. Fachgerecht mit Japan unterlegt. An den Rändern mit wenigen Restaurationsspuren, minim fleckig.. Sehr seltenes Plakat.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Lord Randolph Churchill, Churchill's godson's set

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1906. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This two-volume British first edition, only printing of Churchill's biography of his father belonged to Churchill's godson. The bookplate of Roger Moreton Frewen is affixed to the front pastedowns of both volumes. These books come to us from the Frewen collection, which features copies of Churchill?'s books spanning more than half a century, from 1906 to 1958, and three generations of Churchill?'s relatives on his mother?'s side, including his Aunt Clara and her descendents.  The collection is noteworthy for copies inscribed by Churchill, as well as copies such as this one with family bookplates. Roger d'Hauteville Moreton Frewen (1914-1972) was the son of Churchill's first cousin, Hugh Frewen, and grandson of Churchill's Aunt Clara, his mother's elder sister. Hugh's childhood was marked by visits with his Churchill and Leslie cousins, including Winston, who was nine years older than Hugh. Roger was born during the First World War while his father was serving on the front and his godfather, Winston, was First Lord of the Admiralty. Roger was born in London, educated in Switzerland and Cambridge. A near-fatal car accident in 1933 and tuberculosis contracted during recovery nearly killed Roger and permanently impaired his health. Despite his health, Roger joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1938. Posted to the British Embassy in Berne during WWII, Roger listened to German and Italian military signals and reported information to Britain, drove lorries with military supplies through occupied France, and rescued escaped prisoners of war by crossing into Germany and Italy and bringing them to safety in Switzerland. Driven by income needs as his family grew, in the decades after the war Roger had careers in finance and real estate. Roger's son, Jonathan, from whom these books come to us, recalls that Roger excelled at mathematics and languages and was "a kind man, an amusing raconteur... and a good Father." Jonathan also recalls that "Winston was an excellent godparent" who "never forgot a birthday or Christmas, no matter his duties." In addition to these two volumes, the Frewen collection includes books by Churchill inscribed to his godson spanning 1930 to the mid 1950s. Lord Randolph Churchill is Winston Churchill's biography of his father, concentrating on Lord Randolph's career in Parliament after 1880. When he first contemplated writing his father's biography Winston Churchill was still an itinerant soldier and war correspondent who had yet to write his first book. By the time the work was published in 1906, Winston Churchill already had half a dozen published volumes to his credit and half a decade in Parliament. Churchill was criticized by some reviewers for overplaying his father's accomplishments. Nonetheless, the work was well received both as a frank portrayal of Randolph's extremes and as a showcase for the son's literary talent. This is the first edition, only printing, rebound apparently for W. H. Smith & Son's Library before being acquired by Roger Frewen. The sticker of W. H. Smith & Son's Library of London on each rear pastedown is the only previous ownership mark other than the bookplates. Founded in the late 1700s, W. H. Smith & Son's operated a lending library from 1860 to 1961. The bindings are red cloth with gilt rules, title, author, and volume number on the spines. Condition is good plus. The bindings are square and tight, with nicely rounded spines, but showing some wear to extremities, sunning of the spines, and some differential fading of the covers. The contents remain bright with intermittent spotting throughout, typical for the edition. We note a roughly .25 inch stain to the bottom fore edge of each text block that does not affect either the margins within or the bottom edge. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods A8(a), Langworth p.69

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        The Mirror of the Sea: Memories and Impressions

      London: Methuen & Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1906. Hardcover. In darkened clamshell box, spine gutters of box are split, previous owner's (George Zabriskie) bookplate with penned personal note ; In Sangorski and Sutcliffe Binding housed in blue cloth felt-line clamshell box (in fair condition only). Full gilt-worked dark blue moroccan leather with 5 raised bands, nautical-themed ornaments to spine, gilt cover illustration is of sailing ship surrounded by floral decorations bathed by rays of the sun, AEG (gauffered) , front & rear doublures, exterior & interior dentelles with corner devices, Cosway-style, under-glass color portrait of Conrad inlaid to front doublure, portrait is framed by floral wreath with 4 inlaid jewels, green moire endpapers. viii + 306 + 40 pp., ads. A handwritten letter on Pent Farm stationary is tipped-in. The letter dated 1899 states regret that Conrad will not be able to attend a Publishers' Congress event. There is no personal signature and is signed simply by "The Secretary, Publisher's Congress". However, the handwriting appears to be that of Conrad's. This has not been authenticated, however. Photos available on request. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; viii + 306 + 40 pages .

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        Memorials of Edward Burne-Jones

      The Macmillan Company, New York & London 1906 - Thick 8vo. Original olive green fine-ribbed cloth, gilt spine. With fabulous three-page letter by Edward Burne-Jones affixed to front free fly containing a caricature drawing by EBJ. The letter is written to a "Nora" and appears to be entirely in the guise of young child writing (replete with bad grammar and misspelled words) in the third person; hence the illustration at the end showing a young child (stick figure) pointing to an easel with two stick figures as composition. A wonderful, one-of-a-kind letter by Burne-Jones, written on his "Grange" stationary (49, North End Road, West Kensington, N.W.), undated, but with "Wensday" (sc\ic) at top. Mary Parson Coolidge's Copy (wife of J. Templeton Coolidge), famousBoston tycoon, artist and supporter of the Arts, with her bookplate on front pastedown, and inscribed to her just above ALS: "M. A. Parsons, Xmas, '07/ from R. M. P. TEG. 372. Rear hinge cracked, some shelf wear, a very good tight copy of a rare title and with a really stunning ALS and drawing by Edward Burne-Jones tipped in.

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        Traite de photographie stereoscopique. Theorie et pratique. BOUND WITH Traite pratique de photographie stereoscopique

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1906. Boards. Near Fine. 2 titles in one volume. VIII, 248, [V]-VII, [1] pages + 20 plates + [249]-251 pages. Second title [1]-207 pages. Half calf over marbled boards. Large 8vo. 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Light browning to pages. Boards. The first title, "Traite de photographie stereoscopique. Theorie et pratique," was originally issued with the 20 plates in a separate cloth-backed portfolio. Here the plates have been bound in. Both titles are scarce, with Fabre's work not present in the Epstean collection as of this writing. Both titles deal with the theory and practice of stereoscopy. This artform / photographic technique allows the photographer to take a photograph which can be viewed later in three dimensions. It is accomplished by taking the same image with 2 lenses slightly separated from one another, which when viewed through a stereoscope with similarly separated lenses allows the viewer to see depth in the image. A fascinating parlor trick since the 1850s and still something that wows the public who often hasn't seen it. Both titles are scarce, with fewer than a dozen examples in book form in library systems participating in Worldcat/OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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