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        Oriental watercolour.

      No place, 1906. - Watercolour and gouache on paper, signed. 23.8 x 34.8 cm. Rudolf Schima was a well-known Viennese cityscape painter, especially in watercolour. In 1906 he made a long trip to the Middle East, where he visited Egypt, Palestine, and the Islamic countries of North Africa. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1906. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. 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 good set. The red cloth bindings remain square and tight, with minor wear to extremities. Spine presentation is better than usual, with some of the typical sunning, but still retaining bright gilt and respectable red color, with only some minor stains to the lower spines and a little wrinkling to the spine ends. Of note, spine appearance and overall binding condition is uniform, indicating that this is an original, mated pair. The contents remain quite bright with spotting light for the edition, substantially confined to the first and final leaves and untrimmed page edges. The same previous owner's decorative bookplate is affixed both front free endpapers and a different owner name (the same in both volumes) written in pencil on the second blank endsheet of Volume I and the first free endpaper of Volume II. The Volume I pastedown bears the decorative bookplate of the British colonial civil servant Sir Robert Benson Ewbank (1883-1967). The Volume I first free endpaper facing Sir Ewbank's bookplate features a five line inked gift inscription to him thus: "To Sir Robert Ewbank. | Who has always been such a | very kind friend to my Stepmother Josephine | Eleanor Calthrop | November 27.1960." Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods/ICS A8(a), Langworth p.69.

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        Von meiner Weltreise. I. Durch Indien zum Himalaya. Reise=Erinnerungen.

      Druck von Albert Limbach G.m.b.H.,, Braunschweig, 1906 - Braunschweig, Druck von Albert Limbach G.m.b.H., 1906, ca. 23,3 x 15,7 cm, (4), 46 (4), Seiten, zwei montierte Original-Fotografien ("Elefantenritt von Deypoor nach dem Palaste von Amber"; "Taj Mahal bei Agra"). Schlichter Original-Pappband (Beschädigungen), deutliche Gebrauchsspuren. Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung: "Herrn Alfred Grabbert und Frau Gemahlin freundschaftlichst der Verfasser". Grabbert war der Schwager des Autors. >Sonderdruck aus der Braunschweiger Landeszeitung<. Dabei eine Original-Photographie von Stephan Meyer (ohne Angaben zum Fotografen). Sprache: Deutsch deutliche Gebrauchsspuren. Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung: "Herrn Alfred Grabbert und Frau Gemahlin freundschaftlichst der Verfasser". Grabbert war der Schwager des Autors. Schlichter Original-Pappband (Beschädigungen), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIES.

      London: Eveleigh Nash,. 1906. original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in black, red and white, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed.. A touch of rubbing to extremities, some rubbing to spine edges and. some light foxing to portions of text, a nearly fine, bright copy. A. very attractive copy of a scarce book. (#147487). First edition. The author's first book. Collects ten stories. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 36-7. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-26. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 175. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 38-40. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1442-43. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-30. Bleiler (1978), p. 24. Reginald 01383. Ashley A.1.1.

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        Vintage Photograph inscribed to John Corigliano

      1906. unbound. 10 x 8-inch matte-finish black-and-white vintage photograph of a painting -- a half-body portrait depicting Nesbit in a provocative pose, dressed in a low-cut gown, with her hand on her breast. No place, no date, circa 1906. Signed and inscribed in fountain pen: "To John Corigliano, Sincerely, Evelyn Nesbit." Corigliano was the long-time Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Boldly signed with excellent contrast. Nesbit is virtually non-existent in vintage signed 8 x 10-inch photos. Very good condition. Chorus girl and artists' model best known for her liaison with architect Stanford White, while married to millionaire Harry K. Thaw. The affair culminated in Thaw assassinating White on June 20, 1906, inside Martin's Restaurant, close to New York's Madison Square Garden. The reporters of the era dubbed it the "Trial of the Century.

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        THE BIG HORN COUNTY WYOMING THE GEM OF THE ROCKIES

      Hyattville, Wy, 1906. 12mo. Original pictorial wrappers. Wrappers a bit soiled and edgeworn. Front wrapper with an early ink stamp of a Cody, Wyoming realtor, a different ink stamp on the front free endpaper. Very clean and fresh internally. Very good overall. With a tattered printed leaf relating to Cody affixed to the rear wrapper. An interesting and important work by the author of BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS..., relating much of value, statistically and anecdotally, about the then-present state of Wyoming, including the cattle industry, the growth of settlement, agriculture, irrigation, oil exploration, hunting and fishing, etc. There are also descriptions of Yellowstone and several small towns in the Big Horn County area, including Basin City, Shell, Cowley, Meeteetse, Bonanza, and more. Scarce in wrappers.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        L'Or.

      Vuibert & Nany,, Paris: 1906 - Numerous wood engravings of the West Australian goldfields. Nd (1906). Second edition revised & corrected. Sml. 4to, (iv) 380 pp, maps & ills. in text, some wood engraved, some photographic. Half red morocco & marbled boards, gilt title. Lightly rubbed at extremes o/w vgc. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        L'exposition d'art musulman d'Alger

      Albert Fontemoing 1906 - 22 planches héliotypie [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula Vol. 1-2

      White Lotus, London 1906 - Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula Vol. 1-2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SEATE BOOKS]
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        Zeitschrift für Gestütkunde. Jahrgänge 1 bis 31 sowie Jahrgang 33,

      Schaper, Hannover 1906-1938. 32 Jahrgänge in 23 Bänden (1, 2 oder 3 Jahrgänge je Band), 200 bis 300 S. je Jahrgang mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Tafeln, 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,Versand D: 5,00 EUR Landwirtschaft, Tierhaltung, Hippologie, Pferdesport, Kaltblut, Tierzucht

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        Novels & Letters of Jane Austen [Twelve Volume Set] Sense & Sensibility, Emma, Pride & Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion Etc

      Frank S. Holby, New York 1906 - Octavo, Gilt lettered and decorated leather spines. Marbled paper covered boards. Deckled outside edges. Top edges gilt. Some minor edge scuffs and three volumes have some light chipping to spine ends. Otherwise a fabulous set of this wonderful author's complete writings, including letters. This is the Chawton Edition and is numbered 491of 1250 in a limited edition. Over 4000 pages. Very few sets were bound in leather like this set. Most were cloth with paper spine labels. Color frontispiece in each volume by Charles Edmund Brock and Henry Matthew Brock. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson with an introduction by Professor William Lyon Phelps, Ph. D. Includes Austen's novels Sense and Sensibility;Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; and Persuasion as well as her short works and letters. Jane Austen December 16,1775 - July 18, 1817 was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics. Austen's works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century and are part of the transition to 19th century realism. Her plots, though fundamentally comic, highlight the dependence of women on marriage to secure social standing and economic security. Her works, though usually popular, were first published anonymously and brought her little personal fame and only a few positive reviews during her lifetime. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sean Fagan, Rare Books]
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        MANUSCRIT ENLUMINE) -Souvenirs de la Première Communion de Jean Cuny, 10 juin 1906.

      - Un volume in-12 (172 x 86 mm.), 25 feuillets, prières pour la cérémonie de la Communion entièrement manuscrites, lettrines ornées, dans un encadrement fleuri de style rocaille différent pour chaque page. Relié plein maroquin avec monogramme (J.C.) en argent sur le plat, reliure doublée en maroquin formant un large encadrement semé de fleurs de lys, gardes en soie, tranches dorées, boîte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Richard (SLAM-ILAB)]
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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 (ABA, ILAB)]
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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]

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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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        Shah Nameh : Stories Retold from Firdusi

      Edwin C. Hill Company 1906 - A beautiful book of epic stories. Vellum cover with gilt top edge. Number 89 of 206 limited copies printed on Italian handmade paper. Includes 2 engravings by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Signed by publisher (Edwin C. Hill). Some foxing, discolouration and stains on the cover and edges. Foxing to endpapers. Includes bookstore stamp on endpaper. Othwerise text in nice condition. Text in English. xlv +312 p. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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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]

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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]

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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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        Les foules de Lourdes EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      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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        MEMORIES OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN AND OTHER LYRICS OF THE WAR

      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).

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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]

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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.

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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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