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        L'Or.

      Paris:: Vuibert & Nany,. Ca. 1906.. Second edition revised & corrected. Hardcover. Very good + condition. French work with numerous wood engravings of the West Australian gold fields. There are thirteen pages with engravings and maps on each page, including gold in Coolgardie and gold in Alaska. The author Henri Hauser, (1866 - 1946) was an Algerian born French economist and professor who taught economic history at the University of Paris. Chapter titles include: L'or dans le laboratoire; L'or dans la nature; L'extraction de l'or; Le traitement des minerais; La metallurgie de l'or; Preparation mecanique et traitement chimique; De quelques regions minieres; A quoi sert l'or?; Des usages industriels de l'or; La monnaie d'or; Conclusion. Small folio, (iv) 380 pp, maps & illustrations in text, some wood engraved, some b&w photographic. Original half red morocco and marbled boards, gilt title. Lightly rubbed at extremes. Trove Libraries Australia ID: 7580082. OCLC: 7634169.

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        Don Quixote

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1906 - Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. Leather bound. Four volumes. Octavo. The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, translated from the Spanishby P.A. Motteux. Illustrated throughout. Bound in three quarter blue morocco between cloth boards, gilt title, raised band, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1906. The Limited and Signed De Luxe First Edition, one of only 500 numbered copies. With 50 tipped-in color plates with captioned tissue-guards, and except for the frontispiece, bound in rear as issued. And with a number of additional line drawings by Arthur Rackham. 4to, publisher's original de luxe vellum, with lettering on the spine in gilt, the upper cover with the fine decorative designs in gilt and additional elaborate designed gilt lettering, front endpaper with the map of Kensington Gardens, t.e.g., original silk ties of gold. 126 pp. + plates pp. A superior copy in the original vellum, very fine inside and out. A VERY HANDSOME AND FINE FIRST EDITION. FIRST ISSUE OF THE LIMITED AND SIGNED PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS. AN OUTSTANDING DE LUXE COPY of what is widely considered Rackham's best work of illustration, and is certainly one of the most popular. PETER PAN is now quite scarce in even the trade issue of the first edition. PETER PAN is Rackham's most famous book. Within, we find many of the artist’s best loved and most easily recognized paintings. Perhaps the Pall Mall Gazette summed it best when they said, “Mr. Rackham seems to have dropped out of some cloud in Mr. Barrie’s fairyland, sent by a special providence to make pictures in tune with his whimsical genius.”

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 - New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First American edition, first printing. Hardcover. 126 pages plus 50 color plates illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Very good, no jacket, as issued. A touch of sun to the spine with fraying of the cloth at the ends. Corners lightly bumped, showing. Light soil to the boards. All of Rackham's mounted plates, save the frontispiece, can be found following the text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mes mod?les. Revue artistique. Recueil in?dit d'?tudes d'apr?s nature pour peintres et sculpteurs.

      Paris, 1905/1906, A. I e II, 8vo grande mezza pelle (dorso un p? liso), pp. nn. ma ogni fascicolo (tre al mese per un totale di 36 per l'anno primo e di 18 per il secondo), ? di 16 pp. cadauno completamente ill. da fotografie di nudi integrali, di donne e ragazzine dagli otto ai 30 anni al massimo. I 54 fascicoli :

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        Sésame et Les Lys,1906 Edition Originale de la traduction de Marcel Proust

      Mercure de France 1906 Ces deux conférences de John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) Sésame et Les Lys, furent publiées en 1865 et Marcel Proust s'attela à leur traduction en 1904, peu après la parution de La Bible d'Amiens. Dans sa préface, « Sur la lecture », Proust évoque tout d'abord ses souvenirs d'enfance liés à ses lectures, avant de se faire plus critique et de se démarquer de Ruskin, lui portant régulièrement dans ses notes de bas de page, la contradiction et élaborant au long de sa réflexion sa conception de l'écriture. « Sésame et les lys est à bien des égards le sésame de La Recherche » Antoine Compagnon. Edition Originale de 1906 par Mercure de France, reliure demi chgin à coins avec un dos à cinq nerfs et la conservation du premier plat d' origine, intérieur en bon état, format in 12, 224 pages.

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        Gesammelte Werke in sechs Bänden.

      Berlin, S. Fischer, 1906. Erste (1.) Auflage. 6 Bände. Jeder Band mit einer Titelvignette, 6 Bll., 450 Seiten, 3 Bll; 2 Bll., 294 Seiten, 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 435 Seiten; 2 Bll., 336 Seiten; 2 Bll., 193 Seiten, 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 344 Seiten, 4 Bll. (Inhaltsverzeichnis für alle 6 Bde., Chronologisches Verzeichnis, Nachwort des Verlages). 8° (21 x 15 cm), flexible Orig.-Ganzpergamentbde. mit Rückentitel u. Vignette auf Vorderdeckel, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Werksausgabe, WG 28. Handnummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 21 der Vorzugausgabe auf handgeschöpftem Büttenpapier, von Hand in Ganzpergament gebunden. Von dieser Vorzugsausgabe erschienen nur 50 Exemplare, wovon nur 45 in den Handel gelangten. Gedruckt bei Drugulin in Leipzig, die Vignetten auf den Titeln und Deckeln von E. R. Weiß. Unbeschnittene Exemplare. Die vorderen fliegenden Vorsätze sämtlicher Bde. mit schönem gestochenen Exlibris, teilweise mit leichtem Abklatsch auf den vorderen Spiegeln, Einbanddeckel leicht aufgebogen, Einbde. leicht fleckig bzw. minimal angeschmutzt, insgesamt leicht unfrisch. Schöne komplette Reihe in insgesamt gutem Erhaltungszustand. Sehr selten ! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Sir Nigel.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1906., 1906. Chivalrous romance novel. First Edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp.x; 394; [2], advertisements. With 8 full-page plates by Arthur Twidle. Elegantly hand-bound in full green oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, marbled endpapers. With autographed inscription to title-page 'yours very t[rul]y / Arthur Conan Doyle. A fine copy, inside and out. Set in the middle of the 14th century, this is swashbuckling adventure chronicles Sir Nigel Loring as he seeks his fortune and the hand of his lady-love through England and France in the early part of the Hundred Years War. Full of high romance and chivalry, battles and brutality, humor and sheer rumbustiousness as the impoverished Sir Nigel Loring and his attendant Aylward seek their fortunes. Edward III, the Black Prince, and Sir John Chandos (one of the original Knights of the Garter) all make their appearances in one of the favorite books from the pen of the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Green and Gibson A30a. Provenance; Ex-Christies 4074, lot 260 (part).

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        The history of Japan together with a description of the kingdom of Siam 1690-92.

      James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow 1906 - 3 volumes, 8vo, pp. lxxxix, [3], 336, [3]; ix, [1], 396, [2]; viii, [2], 385, [2]; 162 illus. and maps throughout, including 16 folding maps and facsimiles; very good, sound set in orig. red cloth gilt. Standard history of Japan first published in 2 folio volumes, 1727, and not reprinted in full until the present edition. "Its chief interest lies in its account of an abortive attempt to revive the English trade with Japan which had ceased since 1623-24" (publisher's note). Includes a life of the author and a long historical introduction. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HOMBRE Y LA TIERRA, EL 6 VOLS.; TOMO I LOS ANTEPASADOS, HISTORIA ANTIGUA; TOMO II HISTORIA ANTIGUA; TOMO III HISTORIA ANTIGUA Y HISTORIA MODERNA; TOMO IV MUNICIPIOS Y MONARQUIAS; TOMO V HISTORIA MODERNA Y HISTORIA CONTEMPORÁNEA; TOMO VI HISTORIA CONTEMPORANEA (CONTINUACION)

      - 1ª EDICION; AÑO 1906-1909; BARCELONA, CASA EDITORIAL MAUCCI; CARTONE EDITORIAL CON DORADOS Y FLORONES (LOMO EN PIEL); 4º MAYOR, (29,5 X 21); TOMO I 1 FOTO (RETRATO) + IV (PREFACIO) + 552 P. + 78 MAPAS E ILUSTRACIONES + 3 MAPAS FUERA DE TEXTO; TOMO II 568 P. + 111 MAPAS E ILUSTRACIONES + 3 MAPAS FUERA DE TEXTO; TOMO III 643 P. + 108 MAPAS E ILUSTRACIONES + 1 MAPA FUERA DE TEXTO; TOMO IV 675 P. + 109 MAPAS E ILUSTRACIONES + 2 MAPAS FUERA DE TEXTO; TOMO V 589 P. + 93 MAPAS E ILUSTRACIONES + 1 MAPA FUERA DE TEXTO; TOMO VI 583 P. + 69 MAPAS E ILUSTRACIONES + 2 MAPAS FUERA DE TEXTO + GRABADOS INTERCALADOS EN EL TEXTO; PALAU 252368; EJEMPLARES ILUSTRADOS Y CON LA PORTADA A DOBLE TINTA; EJEMPLARES DESCRIPCION, TOMO I PAGINA 317-318 CON ROTURA SIN FALTA LATERAL DCHO. (MARGEN SIN AFECTAR AL TEXTO), PAGINA 493-494 CON ROTURA SIN FALTA BORDE INFERIOR (MARGEN) SIN AFECTAR TEXTO, LOMO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS, BORDES, LATERALES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADOS Y DOBLADAS, PAGINA 1ª (RETRATO) DESPRENDIDA, TAPAS CON ROCES EN EL PLANO, CANTOS Y PAPEL TOSTADOS, CON ALGUNOS PUNTOS Y MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, ESTADO ACEPTABLE E INTERIOR EN BUEN ESTADO; TOMO II PAGINAS CON ALGUNAS ARRUGAS EN EL PLANO, LOMO UN POCO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS, BORDES, LATERALES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADOS Y DOBLADAS, CANTOS Y PAPEL TOSTADOS, TAPA TRASERA MOJADA (DESLUCIDA EN MAL ESTADO) AFECTANDO A LA GUARDA TAPA TRASERA Y ULTIMAS PAGINAS INDICE (P. 552-553 CON MANCHAS AFECTANDO AL TEXTO), CON ALGUNOS PUNTOS Y MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, ESTADO REGULAR E INTERIOR ACEPTABLE (TAPA TRASERA EN MAL ESTADO DESLUCIDA); TOMO III CON EL LOMO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS Y EN EL PLANO, BORDES, LATERALES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADOS Y DOBLADAS, TAPA DELANTERA MANCHADA DE HUMEDAD (DESLUCIDA EN MAL ESTADO) AFECTANDO AL INTERIOR DE LAS PRIMERAS PAGINAS Y ESQUINAS INFERIORES DE LAS P. 317 A LA 459, CANTOS Y PAPEL TOSTADOS Y CON ALGUNAS MANCHAS Y PUNTOS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, ESTADO REGULAR (TAPA DELANTERA EN MAL ESTADO Y CON MANCHAS DE HUMEDAD) E INTERIOR ACEPTABLE (PAGINAS CON ARRUGAS EN EL PLANO Y CON ALGUAS MANCHAS DE HUMEDAD); TOMO IV CON ROTURA EN EL PUNTO DE UNION DE LA GUARDA TAPA DELANTERA Y EL LOMO (SUJETO), PAGINA 445-446 CON ROTURA SIN FALTA BORDE SUPERIOR SIN AFECTAR AL TEXTO, LOMO UN POCO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS, ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADAS Y DOBLADAS, CANTOS Y PAPEL TOSTADOS Y CON ALGUNOS PUNTOS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, TAPAS CON ROCES EN EL PLANO, PAGINA 517-518 CON ROTURA EN EL MARGEN IZDO. SIN FALTA (NO AFECTA AL TEXTO), ESTADO ACEPTABLE E INTERIOR EN BUEN ESTADO; TOMO V CON ROTURA EN EL PUNTO DE UNION DE EL LOMO CON LAS PAGINAS AFECTANDO A LAS PRIMERAS 15 PAGINAS (PAGINAS Y LOMO SUJETAS), ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADAS Y DOBLADAS, CANTOS Y PAPEL TOSTADOS Y CON ALGUNOS PUNTOS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, TAPAS CON ROCES EN EL PLANO, ESTADO ACEPTABLE E INTERIOR EN BUEN ESTADO; TOMO VI ESQUINA INFERIOR DCHA. PORTADILLA ROTA, PAGINA 453-454 CON ROTURA EN EL LATERAL DCHO. (MARGEN) SIN AFECTAR AL TEXTO, CON ROTURA EN EL PUNTO DE UNION DE LAS ULTIMAS PAGINAS CON EL LOMO (PAGINAS SUJETAS), ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADAS Y DOBLADAS, TAPAS CON ALGUNOS ROCES EN EL PLANO, CANTOS Y PAPEL TOSTADOS Y CON ALGUNOS PUNTOS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, ESTADO ACEPTABLE E INTERIOR EN BUEN ESTADO.

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        Western Tibet and the British Borderland

      London: Edward ARnold, , 1906. The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists. With an account of the government, religion and customs of its peoples. With a chapter by T. G. Longstaff describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, pictorial gilt stamp on front cover. Photogravure frontispiece of Mount Kailash, many illustrations from photographs in the text, 2 large folding coloured maps of the region, 2 smaller maps in the text and a folding chart. Spine rolled otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression of "the most serious book on that region" (Yakushi) by a member of the Indian Civil Service and deputy commissioner of Almora. Sherring and Longstaff explored Garwhal and Ladakh together and Longstaff, with two alpine guides and six porters, made an attempt on Gurla Mandhata, which was foiled by an avalanche and other difficulties, and he turned back at 7,000 feet - then a world altitude record.

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        QUEEN ANNE

      Paris: Goupil & Co.: New York, Scribner's, 1906. Limited to 800 copies, this no. 34. Upper joinht professionally strengthened, lower corners lightly bumped, all else fine. Limited to 800 copies, this no. 34. Folio. [vi], 202p. Illustrated with 40 plates engraved by Manzi, Joyant & Co., mostly full-page inserted plates, frontispiece in color. Bound by Durvand in full red morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and panel ornaments of crests and thistles, the covers with elaborate rolled gilt frames, the centers in cottage style with central crest and corner ornaments.

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        ENGLISH COSTUME [4 VOLUME SET]

      A & C Black, London 1906 - Minor fraying to top and bottom spine and with rubbing to extremities. Endpapers a bit browning and frail. Bookplate; Top edge gilt. 18, 15, 19, 19 tissue guarded color illustrations. Vol I: Early English. Vol II: Middle Ages. Vol III: Tudor and Stuart. Vol IV: Georgian. An extremely rare set; 8vo; 80, 142, 142, 99 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sésame et les lys

      Mercure de France 1906 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1906, 12x19cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale de la traduction française, des notes et de la préface établies par Marcel Proust, un des exmeplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust à l'écrivain, critique musical et journaliste Edouard Trogan, nom de plume de Louis Joubert. Une petite éraflure sans gravité en pied du premier plat. Notre exemplaire est présenté sous une chemise et un étui en demi percaline caramel pastiche signés de Goy & Vilaine. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation, notes and preface prepared by Marcel Proust, one of the first issue numbered press exmeplaires. Precious autograph signed Marcel Proust the writer, music critic and journalist Edward Trogan, Louis Joubert's pen name. A small scratch without gravity Length of the first flat. Our copy is presented in a shirt and a half percaline caramel case pastiche signed Goy & Vilaine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Integrative Action of the Nervous System.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. - First Edition, American issue of PMM 397 (citing imaginary New Haven: Yale University Press, 1906 imprint) and Garrison-Morton 1432. xvi, 411 pp; 85 figs. Original cloth. Signature of former owner on front flyleaf, else Near Fine. A British issue was published in London by Archibald Constable. Silliman Lectures. The verso of the half-title of the Scribner's issue lists the three Silliman lectures to that point (by J. J. Thomson; C. S. Sherrington; E. Rutherford). The verso of the half-title of the Constable issue is blank. The verso of the title page of the Scribner's issue says 'Copyright, 1906, by Yale University. Published October, 1906. The University Press, Cambridge, U.S.A.' The verso of the title page of the Constable issue says 'Copyright, 1906, by Yale University for the United States of America and Great Britain. Printed at the University Press, John Wilson and Son Cambridge, U.S.A.' Dawson's catalogue 214 (February 1971) states that publishing records show the Constable issue was published in October 1906, whereas the Scribner's issue was not published until December 8, 1906, and thus it is claimed that the British issue is the true first edition. 'This work stands as the true foundation of modern neurophysiology; it is considered by Fulton to rank in importance with Harvey's De Motu Cordis' (Garrison's History of Neurology, p. 229). 'The creative energy of Sherrington, who probably did more to influence thought in modern medicine than any other Englishman since William Harvey, has been attributed to his broad humanism. He was a book collector, a poet, and a polished writer with a wide knowledge of classical languages and literature, of general history, and especially of the history of art. From Sherrington's comprehensive studies, and particularly those carried out on monkeys and the higher apes, there emerged the vast sweep of present-day knowledge of neurophysiology--the nature of the knee-jerk, reciprocal innervation of motor areas, focal epilepsy, the proprioceptive system, and finally the broad concepts of 'the final common pathway' and the 'integrative action of the nervous system' ' (Fulton & Wilson, Selected Readings in the History of Physiology, p. 306). Grolier, Medicine 90. Norman 1939. Heirs of Hippocrates 2198. Charles S. Sherrington: Nobel Prize, Medicine or Physiology, 1932 (shared with Edgar Adrian), 'for their discoveries regarding the functions of neurons.' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Under the Pines. And other Poems.

      Winchester, VA, and New York: The Eddy Press Corporation, 1906 - Octavo. Original finely diapered green cloth, title gilt to the front board. Just a little chafed at the extremities, pale toning, else very good. First edition, privately printed. The first book of poems by South Carolina's first poet laureate (1934-73). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lord Randolph Churchill with Lord Randolph's pasted-in signature

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1906. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, only printing of Winston Churchill's biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill, a lifelong mated pair bearing Lord Randolph's pasted-in signature. The two-volume work concentrates on Lord Randolph's career in Parliament after 1880. Winston Churchill's father died in January 1895 at age 45 following the spectacular collapse of both his health and political career. His son Winston was 20 years old. When he first contemplated writing his father's biography Winston Churchill was an itinerant soldier and war correspondent who had yet to write his first book. The son still dwelt very much in his father's shadow, both emotionally and in terms of the political career to which he already aspired. By the time the work was published in 1906, the young Winston Churchill already had half a dozen books to his credit and half a decade in Parliament. By 1906 Churchill had already left his father's political party, prevailed in the same political battle that had terminated his father's career, and was just two years from his first Cabinet post. 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. The first edition is aesthetically pleasing, featuring deep red cloth, untrimmed page edges, gilt stamping, and the family coat of arms on the front covers. However, the red cloth binding of this edition proved quite susceptible to fading and wear and the contents to heavy spotting. This is a reasonably typical set, in good plus overall condition, notable chiefly for better than usual spine color, for being a lifelong matched pair, and for bearing the pasted-in signature of Lord Randolph Churchill. The bindings show overall scuffing and wear to hinges and extremities and are slightly shaken, with cosmetic splits to the front pastedown gutters, but with the mulls beneath still intact. The contents are bright with spotting light for the edition, primarily confined to the untrimmed page edges. The same previous owner name and date is inked on each front pastedown ("Edwin Adams | 20.6.08"). Randolph Churchill's clipped signature is pasted to the Volume I front pastedown. The bindings are protected with removable, archival quality clear mylar covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods A8(a), Langworth p.69

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        Mes origines, mémoires et récits

      Plon 1906 - - Plon, Paris 1906, 14x23,5cm, relié. - Edition originale bilingue franco-provençale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Frédéric Mistral en provençal à son frère félibre : "A Charle Maurras, aquesto vido prouvençal, que touta en flour il suffrire amistadousamen." Ouvrage illustré en frontispice d'un portrait de Frédéric Mistral. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Franco-Provençal Bilingual Edition of wich no leading copies exists. Binding half navy blue shagreen, back with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, wrappers preserved and bound in. Precious autograph signed by Frédéric Mistral of Provence to his brother félibre: "A Charles Maurras, aquesto video Prouvençal that touta flour in it suffrire amistadousamen ." Book illustrated frontispiece a portrait of Frederic Mistral. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        In Erwartung. Farbholzschnitt.

      1906 - Bildmaß der Darstellung: 33,3 x 21,7 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 52 x 41,5 cm ). Links unten mit *C.M.* monogrammiert. Von guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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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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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1906. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This is a two-volume British first edition set with interesting provenance. Churchill's first biographic work concentrates on Lord Randolph's career in Parliament after 1880. Lord Randolph died in January 1895 at age 45 following the spectacular collapse of both his health and political career. His son Winston was 20 years old. 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. The son still dwelt very much in his father's shadow, both emotionally and in terms of the political career to which he already aspired. By the time the work was published in 1906, the young Winston Churchill already had half a dozen books to his credit and half a decade in Parliament. By 1906 Churchill had already left his father's political party, prevailed in the same political battle that had terminated his father's career, and was just two years from his first Cabinet post. 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. The first edition is aesthetically pleasing, featuring deep red cloth, untrimmed page edges, gilt stamping, and the family coat of arms on the front covers. However, the red cloth binding of this edition proved quite susceptible to fading and wear. Here is a very good set with interesting provenance. This copy comes to us from the collection of Oscar-winning actor and director Lord Richard Samuel Attenborough (1923-2014). Moreover, the front pastedowns of both volumes bear the armorial bookplates of Henry Arthur Lascelles. Lt. Col. Henry Arthur Lascelles (1842-1913) fought in the Indian Mutiny and in the Ashanti Campaign. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Rifle Brigade. He was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) The red cloth bindings remain quite respectably bright, with lightly bumped corners, and only modestly faded spines that retain good color and bright gilt. The only noteworthy blemish is a roughly 1.75 x .75 inch spot of moisture exposure and consequent discoloration at the upper rear cover of Volume I at the hinge. The contents are bright with light intermittent spotting throughout. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods/ICS A8(a), Langworth p.69.

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        Sésame et les lys

      First edition of the French translation, notes and preface prepared by Marcel Proust, one of the first issue numbered press exmeplaires. Precious autograph signed Marcel Proust the writer, music critic and journalist Edward Trogan, Louis Joubert's pen name. A small scratch without gravity Length of the first flat. Our copy is presented in a shirt and a half percaline caramel case pastiche signed Goy & Vilaine. Mercure de France Paris 1906 12x19cm broché sous chemise et étui

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        De la situation faite à l'histoire de la sociologie

      First edition, one of 13 numbered copies on Whatman only leading copies.Binding half morocco navy blue with corners, back with five nerves, gilded tail date marbled paper plates, guards and blue paper contreplats, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head on witnesses, elegant binding signed Alix.Very nice copy wide-margined well established. Les cahiers de la quinzaine Paris 1906 13x19cm relié

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        Notre vieux lycée. 1906-1932.

      - Bulletin de l'Association des anciens élèves du Lycée de Rouen. Du n° 1 (juillet 1906) au n° 58 (3°-4° trim. 1932), soit 58 n° reliés en 7 vol. fort in-8, demi-chagrin noir à coins bordés de filet doré, dos lisses ornés en long de filets, points et fleurons dorés, têtes dorées, couv. cons. (Delarue, rel. dor. à Rouen). (GJ3B) Tête de collection de cette revue qui témoigne de 25 années de la vie littéraire et artistique des anciens élèves du lycée de Rouen. On y trouve notamment les articles suivants d'André Maurois : Sous son vrai nom d'Émile Herzog : - Loustau, Bouchard et Cie. Janv. 1908 (p. 142-152). - La Coupe de l'Atlantique. Oct. 1908 (p. 276-284). - Ce qu'il reste. Oct. 1909 (p. 187-196). - La Confiance. Oct. 1910 (p. 416-425). - Suze. Janv. 1912 (p. 253-264). Sous le nom d'André Maurois. - Les Chèvres. N° 33, 1918 (p. 95-101). - La Tour de Babel. N° 36, 1921-1922 (p. 21-28). - Naissance d'un maître. n° 42, 1925 (p. [3]-7). - Un Chapitre supplémentaire du "Colonel Bramble". N° 55, 1931 (p. 23-28). Très nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleurs, in et hors-texte. Complet des compositions de Jacques VILLON : - Portrait de P. Corneille. Frontispice en couleurs dans le 1° vol., répété en noir dans le n° 20 (avril 1911). - Le père Noret tuant un coq. Gravure. Avril 1909, p. 119. - Sphères. Lithographie. N° 55, 1931, p. 68. Ex-libris : Simone André-Maurois. Différence de décor au dos des trois derniers volumes. Très bel ensemble, bien relié.

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        Panorama of Napels in 6 parts.

      Amsterdam, N. J. Boom, 1906. Original photograph, silverprint, 17,3 x 140 cm. KEYWORDS:italy/napels/photo.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        The Integrative Action of the Nervous System

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906 411 pages, indexed; Cloth covers show scattered rubbing and scuffs; There is a little light wear at the corners that are lightly bumped; Light wear at spine ends, with a couple of quarter inch closed tears in cloth; Gilt lettering on spine remains bright; Smoke stain along top edge of book, not affecting contents; Front hinge is just a little loose, and there is partial separation between the front end page and the half title page; Contents show light general use, though remain clean and intact.. First Edition. Cloth - Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.

      London, Hodder & Stoughton,, 1906. (From "The Little White Bird") With Drawings by Arthur Rackham, A.R.W.S. Quarto. 20th-century full red morocco by Bayntun, titles and decoration to spine gilt, twin rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front board gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With 50 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues. A fine 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 Bottling of English Beers

      London: The Brewing Trade Review, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. In Very Good condition. Rubbing and light edge wear to cloth. Previous owner inscription penned to front paste down. Foxing to pages throughout, though heavier at prelims and terminals. Light ding to the edge of a few pages. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        White Fang (with SIGNED original check)

      New York & London: Macmillan, 1906. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition, with the tipped in title page. SIGNED by Jack London on a laid in check for Central Bank in Oakland, CA, dated Jan. 28, 1905 and made out to Owen Riley for $55.50. 8vo. 327 pp plus 4 pp advertisements. Color frontispiece with tissue guard and 6 color plates by Charles Livingston Bull. Publisher's blue-grey pictorial cloth with white lettering. A very good copy (light wear to extremities; slight darkening to spine; scraping to front pictorial image; front hinge cracked but holding; 2 short closed tears to lower edges of advertisment pages & rfep; rear hinge paper glued). First serialized in "Outing Magazine," here is London's story of a wild wolfdog living in Yukon Territory, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush and details White Fang's journey to domestication. White Fang has been adapted for the screen numerous times, including a 1991 film starring Ethan Hawke. (BAL 11896).

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        Le Voile du Bonheur

      Societe Lyonnaise de Phototypie, Lyon 1906 - Oblong octavo. 12 leaves. Original stapled gray wrappers. Dated Inscription 1906 on first leaf above the mounted photographic card to "my comrade" (in French) and signed by the Director of the theatrical production. A wonderful pictorial documentation of the one act play "Le Voile du Bonheur" by Georges Clemenceau. Illustrated with 12 mounted annotated b/w photographic cards and printed on silk. Discoloration and some creasing to wraps. Head of spine chipped. One inch of backstrip on tail of spine missing. Captions in French. Overall in good+ to very condition. Scarce. No copies listed on OCLC. The first edition of "Le Voile du Bonheur" was printed in 1901 and is 63 pages long.Our version contains 12 photographs showing different scenes from the play. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        FLOWERS FROM SHAKESPEARE'S GARDEN

      - (CRANE,WALTER)illus. FLOWERS FROM SHAKESPEARE'S GARDEN. London: Cassell 1906. 4to, (7 1/2 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, one corner bumped, Fine IN DUST WRAPPER. Printed on frenchfold paper, each leaf features a magnificent full page color portrayal of a humanized flower with reference to the Shakespeare play in which the flower is mentioned (40 in all). A fantastic copy, rare in the dust wrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY: A Survey of a Modern Land.

      London:: Alston Rivers,. 1906.. First edition. Essays on the British countryside; the second volume in Ford's "Englishness" trilogy (published together in the U.S. as ENGLAND AND THE ENGLISH). PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED ON THE DAY OF PUBLICATION to "Mr. & Mrs. ARTHUR MARWOOD from Ford Madox Hueffer 9th May 1906." Marwood -- the inspiration and basis for Ford's most famous character, Christopher Tietjens (PARADE'S END) -- also contributed a large portion of the financing for the 1908 launch of Ford's literary journal, "The English Review," which, at its peak, published some of the leading writers of its day (Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, H. G. Wells, Ezra Pound, D.H. Lawrence, et al). Smooth, brick-red cloth, lettered and ornamented in gilt; top edges gilt. Slight tanning to spine extending to covers, light edge wear, unavoidable offset to endpapers (from binding), and moderate foxing to first several and last few pages; still very good or better. [Harvey A17] .

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        Autograph dedication signed. In: Christian Morgenstern: Melancholie. Neue Gedichte.

      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1906. - (4), 84, (8) pp. Marbled paperback with integrated original cover. 8vo. "Gottfried Benn / gives himself this present for Christmas 1906" (transl. from the German original). - With bookplate from the pianist, composer and music teacher Gottfried Galston. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Livre De l' Art et La Beauté. Les Principaux Portraits Executés a Paris Par Les Grands Maîtres De l' Époque Contemporaine et Réunis Par Les Soins De.

      Georges Petit, Paris 1906 - Colección de 52 láminas en cartulina de hilo con retratos en heliograbado de grandes damas de la época en papel china. Cada una con su hoja de resguardo y explicación en papel de hilo. Portada y texto en 4 hojas, a dos tintas. Muy bella encuadernación. Magna obra. Edición única limitada y numerada de 525 ejemplares. Size: 41 x 32 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Milano e la Esposizione internazionale del Sempione 1906.

      Milano, Fratelli Treves, 1906, in folio, bellissima legatura editoriale di lusso. veduta e fregi in oro al piatto anteriore e al dorso, minima mancanza ad un anglo anteriore, pp. 652 con una grande tavola piu' volte ripiegata ( di cm. 117) 4 tav. f. t. a colori , applicate su carta pesante. Centinaia di illustrazioni pittoriche e fotografiche anche a col. Pubblicazione a dispense (42) divenuta oggi poco comune e che descrive le fasi di costruzione dei padiglioni ed anche quelle del coevo Traforo del Sempione inaugurato in contemporanea, prosegue poi con la descrizione dei padiglioni e delle opere d'arte esposte.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già Naturalistica]
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        Letters of Charles Lamb

      The Bibliophile Society 1906 - The Bibliophile Society, Boston 1906. Limited Edition. Limited to 10 copies on Japanese Vellum. Second frontispiece on vellum. All Five Volume Present. Volume one is a larger size measuring 9 1/4" x 15". Signed by Illustrator Jos Fagan under frontispiece etching of Lamb. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean pages, tight spine, light age toning. Light spots at the rear board of vol 1, scuffing to handmade paper boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Aparato bibliográfico de la historia general de Filipinas deducido de la colección que posee en Barcelona la Compañia General de Tabacos de dichas islas.

      An essential bibliography of books printed in the Philippines and in Europe about the islands, based on the library of the Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas. This is a photolithographic facsimile of the first edition (Madrid, Imprenta de la sucesora de M. Minuesa de los Ríos, 1906).

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