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        White Fang

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1906. Octavo. Recent full blue crushed morocco for Asprey, raised bands milled gilt to spine forming compartments ruled in gilt, titles direct to second and third gilt, single-frame to covers with howling-wolf vignette to front gilt, all edges gilt, turn-ins and board-edges ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard and 7 colour plates, all by Charles Livingston Bull, 5 decorative divisional plates printed in orange. Spine sunned, sporadic faint markings to margins. An excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first printing.

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        THE LAST MIRACLE ...

      London: T. Werner Laurie,. 1906. half title and title leaves printed in green and black, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, olive-green and white, publisher's monogram stamped in orange on rear panel.. Some spotting to rear cover (probably old mildew marks), else a. clean, tight, very good copy with bright cover stamping and interior. remarkably free of the foxing found in most copies of this book. A. superior copy of one of Shiel's scarcer titles that is rarely found. in nice condition. (#147262). First edition. Part of a loosely linked trilogy of science fiction novels, the first two being The Lord of the Sea (1901) and The Purple Cloud (1901). "It is the tale of the final collapse of the traditional churches. It contains some grim scenes, including crucifixions, but it is more political than horrific." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 383. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2028. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 32. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 196. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 80-1. Bleiler (1978), p. 179. Reginald 13026. Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), p. 161.

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        President Theodore Roosevelt Postmaster Appointment also signed by PMG George B. Cortelyou, President William McKinley's Personal Secretary

      Washington, D.C., July 11, 1906. 21" x 16". "Partly Printed Document Signed ""Theodore Roosevelt"" as President and ""Geo B. Cortelyou"" as Postmaster General, 1 page, 21"" x 16"". Washington, D.., July 11, 1906. Completed in calligraphy. Blind embossed 2.5 inch diameter gold seal of the Post Office Department at lower left. 5"" long signature of Roosevelt! Slightly rolled. Fine condition.In part, ""Know ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity, Diligence and Discretion of Thomas F. Beadles, I have nominated and by and with the consent of the Senate, do appoint Him Postmaster at Fulton in the County of Fulton, State of Kentucky...""George B. Cortelyou (1862-1940) became Personal Secretary to President William McKinley in 1897 and was with him when he was shot in Buffalo in 1901. Cortelyou served in Roosevelt's Cabinet as the first Secretary of Commerce and Labor (1903-1904), Postmaster General (1906-1907), and Secretary of the Treasury (1908-1909)."

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        Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa. Band I-VII.

      München, Lehmann 1906 (- 1931) - 7 Bände in 13 Teilbänden gebunden. Von sehr guter Erhaltung. Deutsch 13000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Georgs-Marien-Bergwerks- und Hütten-Verein. Zweiter Band.

      Osnabrück 1906. - 176 S., 7 (tls. gef.) Taf., (1) Bl. Berichtigungen, (Gesamtpreis) ". Dr. jur. in Hannover."-- [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Kleine Dramen. Das Bergwerk zu Falun. Der Kaiser und die Hexe. Das kleine Welttheater. 2. Aufl.

      Leipzig, Insel 1906. Schmutztit., Tit., 131(1) S., 1 Bl., OHPgt. Mit golgepr. Rückentitel auf mont. Papierschildchen, zweifarbig gemusterter Deckelbezug, Kopfgoldschnitt.Einband etw. abgestaubt u. berieben. Rückennähte stellenweise aufgeplatzt. Mit einer eh. Widmung des Verfassers (\"Meinem lieben Hans. Rodaun 1907\") auf dem flieg. Vorsatzblatt Zweite Auflage des Sammelbandes im Jahr der Erstveröffentlichung (Jacoby 78). Die drei Theaterstücke waren zuvor 1897 bzw. 1899 (Bergwerk) erstmals im Druck erschienen. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Widmungsexemplare

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        L'incubo velato Poemetti e liriche

      Edizioni di poesia, Milano. 1906 - In 16, pp. 160. Br. ed. ill. da Romolo Romani. Gora al marg. inf. delle prime 10 cc. Testo stampato su carta pesante e a bordi intonsi. Si tratta del testo vincitore del secondo concorso indetto dalla rivista Poesia. Fittizia menzione 2? migliaio. Salaris, p24 ITA

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        J -H Fragonard 1732-1806 (Text in French)

      Paris: Goupil and Cie, 1906., 1906. 4to. Publisher's full brown morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, upper board with gilt rule and garland-style frame to an oval colour-printed illustration of one of Fragonard's painting; top edge gilt; marbled end papers. Occasional foxing to a few text pages. Numerous full page tinted and coloured plates on brown board, with tissue guard. Superb.

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        J. H. Fragonard 1732 - 1806

      Goupil 1906 edizione di 500 esemplari numerati ( n. 428) BELLISSIMA LEGATURA IN PIENO MAROCCHINO ROSSO CON RICCHE DECORAZIONI ORO AL DORSO E AI PIATTI IN STILE SETTECENTESCO , FIRMATA DA E. BABIN

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        The Mirror of the Sea. Memories and Impressions.

      London: Methuen & Co., , 1906. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Title page printed in red and black. A little rubbed, corners bumped, head and tail of spine a touch crumpled with a few minor chips, light foxing front and back, contemporary ownership inscription to the front free endpaper together with later collector's ink stamp, rear hinge very slightly cracked, but overall a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Methuen's first publication of one of Conrad's books is an unusually well-made object for them at this time, and harkens back to Unwin's editions of his first three books.

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        ANTHEAUME (André, directeur)

      1906 1158 - Paris, H. Delarue, 1906-1909, , 4 volumes in-4, planches en noir, demi-basane bleue de l'époque, pièces de titre et tomaisons havane, Tête de collection, soit les quatre premières années, de cette revue mensuelle dirigée par le neuro-psychiatre André Antheaume (1867-1925). Rare. "L'informateur des aliénistes et des neurologistes" parait à partir de 1925 sous le titre "Hygiène mentale", en tant que supplément à l'"Encéphale". Ces chroniques d'actualité, qui se veulent l'organe d’information à destination des aliénistes, ouvrent chacune sur le portrait d'une figure contemporaine qui s'étant illustrée dans le domaine des sciences neuro-psychologiques : Charles Vallon, Marandon de Montyel, Joseph Grasset, Ernest Dupré, Déjerine et sa femme, Gilbert Ballet, etc. Au tome IV (année 1909) se trouvent d'intéressantes reproductions des dessins d'un patient observé à Sainte-Anne ; "un sujet jeune, intelligent, doué d'un véritable tempérament artistique, atteint de cette forme de psychose dépressive, parfois dénommée en clinique mélancolie-suicide et qui a, du reste, justifié cette terminologie en réussissant ultérieurement à mettre fin à ses jours (.)" ; l'artiste produisit lors de son séjour une série de dessins satiriques, certains "intéressants par leur verve caricaturale et leur qualité d'exécution", accompagnés d'une table des matières fantaisiste qui en donne l'explication (Paul Keraval, t. IV, pp. 29-30). Sept planches, donnant 13 dessins de ce jeune talent dépressif, provenant de la collection du docteur Keraval, viennent ainsi illustrer le propos "De l'art chez les aliénés", occupant la rubrique "Variétés" dans 5 numéros. Nous sommes ici dans les prémices d'un intérêt, de la part de la communauté scientifique, pour l'"Art des aliénés", qui s'est manifesté deux ans auparavant avec la publication du docteur Paul Meunier (1873-1957), autrement dit Marcel Réja : "L'Art chez les fous" (Mercure de France, 1907). Le docteur Antheaume officia à Sainte-Anne dans le service de Valentin Magnan, puis à la Clinique des maladies mentales dirigée par Alix Joffroy. Il devient médecin suppléant de la Maison nationale de Charenton, puis médecin titulaire à partir de 1905, avant de fonder un sanatorium neuro-psychiatrique à Rueil, qu'il dirige jusqu'à sa mort. Il est l'un de ceux qui contribua, au début du XXe siècle, au rapprochement des aliénistes avec les neurologues. Simultanément à la publication de l'Informateur, il reprend en 1906, avec Henri Claude et Maurice Klippel, l'édition de la revue "L'Encéphale, journal de psychiatrie et de neurologie". Ses divers engagement auprès des amicales d’aliénistes font de lui l'un des porte-parole de la profession. Il fut un membre engagé de la Ligue d’hygiène mentale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama van Amsterdam vanaf het Paleis op de Dam in 7 opnamen.

      Amsterdam, N. J. Boom, 1906. Original collotype in 7 parts, 19,7 x 181 cm. A. A. Favier (1866-1931). KEYWORDS:netherlands/amsterdam/photo.

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        L'Art et le Beau: La Forme Humaine et sa Beaute, Etudes Artistiques, Illustrees de 340 Magnifiques Gravures Photographiques dont 22 en Quatre Couleurs

      Librairie Artistique et Litteraire ca.1906, Paris - A study of the works of Felicien Rops, Auguste Rodin, and other anonymous artists, highly illustrated with b/w and coloured illustrations, some full page, throughout the text, mainly nudes. In original cloth binding, with pictorial coloured front cover, embossed, and title to spine gilt. Back cover has some dirt stains. Coloured patterned endpapers. Top edge green. Verso of front free endpaper and recto of back free endpaper browned. P.69-72 loose but attached. Some scratches and wear to the cover. Otherwise in nice condition. 100+236+36 p. Text in French. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.

      London Hodder & Stoughton 1906 - First trade edition. 4to., xii, 126 p. + 50 coloured plates tipped in on thick grey paper including frontispiece, modern full morocco, gilt blocked to front cover and spine after the original, top edge gilt, others untrimmed as issued, a little light spotting mostly to preliminary pages I -XII but not affecting frontispiece, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU. MANUSCRIPT EDITION.

      1906. Fine. THOREAU, Henry David. THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1906. The Manuscript Edition, limited to 600 numbered copies. This set has two pages of Thoreau's original hand-written manuscript from the opening chapter of his book CAPE-COD, being "The Shipwreck." Illustrated with 3 portraits of Thoreau and 101 other plates which are photographs by Herbert W. Gleason. 20 large octavo volumes in publisher's green buckram bindings with paper labels, fore and bottom edges uncut, and dust-jackets, which are chipped and have small pieces missing. It is a fine set overall and a rare set with such a manuscript, as most of the sets in this edition contain manuscript fragments from Thoreau's JOURNALS. Also, it is an important edition in American literature: volumes 7-20 are the first printings of Thoreau's entire JOURNALS (BAL 20145); as well as being unusual in dust-jackets.

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        P. Albert Tschepe (1844-1912): Der T`ai-Schan und seine Kultstätten. Mit 35 Illustrationen. Studien und Schilderungen aus China. Herausgegeben von der Katholischen Mission Südschantung. Nr. 1 Jentschoufu, Druck und Verlag der Katholischen Mission 1906. 8°. 124 Seiten mit 35 ganzseitigen Photographien von P. Noyen aus dem Jahr 1903. Originaler illustrierter Ganzleineneinband mit dreiseitgem Farbschnitt u. marmoriertem Vorsatz u. zweifarbiger Titelseite. Zustand: Bei den erst 20 Seiten kleinere Seitenknittern, ansonst noch gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieses seltenes u. gesuchtes Buches.

      Jentschoufu, Druck und Verlag der Katholischen Mission, 1906 - Herausgegeben von der Katholischen Mission Südschantung. Nr. 1. 124 Seiten mit 35 ganzseitigen Photographien von P. Noyen aus dem Jahr 1903. Originaler illustrierter Ganzleineneinband mit dreiseitgem Farbschnitt u. marmoriertem Vorsatz u. zweifarbiger Titelseite. Zustand: Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieses seltenes u. gesuchtes Buches. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Groß- Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Großschmetterlinge.

      Fritz Lehmann Verlag,, Stuttgart, 1906 - 1-4 Textbände und 1-4 Tafelbände. Stuttgart, Fritz Lehmann Verlag, 1906, 1913, 1914, 1915 4°. 379 S.; 479 S; III, 511 S.; 479 S.; 89 farbige Tafeln; 56 farbige Tafeln; 75 farbige Tafeln; 25 farbige Tafeln. Hln. und Hldr., nachgebunden. Einband berieben, Ecken bestossen. Besitzvermerk. Gutes Exemplar! 1. Die Großschmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. 2. Die Palaearktischen Spinner & Schwärmer. 3. Die eulenartigen Nachtfalter. 4. Die spannerartigen Nachtfalter. 4 Tafelbände mit 245 chromolith. Tafeln. Sprache: DE Einband berieben, Ecken bestossen. Besitzvermerk. Gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Man of Property.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1906. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind. Housed in a custom green cloth solander box and matching chemise. Bookplate of Henry Walker and Nancy Reynolds Bagley to front pastedown. Light rubbing to extremities, corners slightly bumped, a few minor markings to front board, surface-splitting to rear hinge. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Galsworthy "April 6, 1906, Frauline Mitzi Oesterreicher with the author's regard" on the front free endpaper.

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        Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz.

      München, Lehmann, 1906 - 1931. Erste (1.) Auflage, 7 Bände in 13 Bänden (I, II, III, IV/1, IV/2, IV/3, V/1, V/2, V/3, V/4, VI/1, VI/2, VII). Mit etwa 5000 Abbildungen auf 285 meist farbigen Tafeln (Lithographie u. Autotypie), sowie zahlreichen Textabbildungen, CLVIII, 402 S.; 405 S., 607 S.; 1798 S.; 2630 S.; 1386 S.; 561 Seiten. 4° (27,5 x 21 cm),, graublaue Orig.-Lwbde. mit geprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, farbiger Deckelillustration (Enzian), dreiseitiger Farbschnitt, illustr. Vorsätze. Nissen BBI, 840. Berühmtes Standardwerk in der ersten und einzigen komplett abgeschlossenen Auflage. Hegi´s \" Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa\" gilt als die umfassendste Informationsquelle über die Pflanzenwelt dieses Gebietes. Es umschließt außer den deutschsprachigen Ländern auch das ehemalige Ostpreußen, das westliche Polen, Böhmen, Mähren, Luxemburg, Elsass und Lothringen sowie die Schweiz, die italienischen Südalpen und Slowenien. Gründe für die unbestrittene Spitzenstellung des Hegi unter den Floren sind vor allem die Vielseitigkeit der behandelten Sachgebiete, die sorgfältigen taxonomischen Bearbeitungen, die informativen und kunstvollen Illustrationen, die ausführlichen Artbeschreibungen und die Praktikabilität der Bestimmungsschlüssel auch bei kritischen Sippen. Die 2. / 3. Auflage erscheint seit 1958 in wechselnden Verlagen und ist bis zum heutigen Tage noch immer nicht abgeschlossen ! Der Band VII beinhaltet das Gesamtregister für alle Bände. Die Einbände insgesamt leicht berieben und teils leicht bestossen. Innen sauber und frisch. Gute bis sehr gute Reihe, komplett in den dekorativen Originaleinbänden. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI

      London: Eragny Press, 1906.. Limited edn (210). Oblong 12mo. Original decorated paper-laid boards (VG). Pp. unpaginated (no inscriptions), with erratum slip. .

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        Map of Township of Guelph, Ontario

      Rolph and Clark, 1906, Map, Book Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Lloyd, Frank P.. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall, 25.5" x 16 3/8". Grey colouring. Includes owners' names for most acreages outside the city of Guelph. Map of Village of Hartfield (where Fergus Road meets Woolwich Road) in upper left corner, Date lightly handwritten in pencil (twice). 5" opening near left side of bottom edge is barely visible. A wonderful historical and genealogical reference ideally suited to framing and displaying in home or office. Please note that our photo shows only the left half of the map.

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        Die Memoiren der Fanny Hill.

      Paphos im Jahr der Cythere, 1906 [d.i. Wien, C.W. Stern.] - |2 Bände.| Kl.8°. 198 S. u. 205 S. sowie |6 zweifarbige erotische Zeichnungen| auf Tafeln sowie 2 Titelblätter von |Franz von Bayros|. Marmoriertes Orig.-Kalbsleder mit zarten Goldfileten; Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 800 numerierten Exemplaren nur für Subskribenten. Hier als nicht gekennzeichnete |Vorzugsausgabe| durchgehend auf Japan gedruckt. Impressum von Bayros |signert|. Diese Fanny Hill Ausgabe gehört wohl zu den schönsten und besten des bereits im 18. Jahrhundert mehrfach ins Deutsche übersetzten Klassikers. Diese Übersetzung besorgte Erick Feldhammer [d.i. |Franz Blei|]. Laut Brettschneider 38 wurde sie beschlagnahmt. Einbände leicht berieben. Spiegel mit Exlibris von Bayros. Ganz vereinzelt minimal braun- oder fingerfleckig. Hayn-Got. I,618f. Stern-Szana 222f. Bilderlex. II, 248. --------------------------------------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.|

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        THE SIN OF SALOME: A NOVEL.

      London: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1906 - Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1] 2-245 [246: printer's imprint] 247-248: ads, decorated brick red cloth, front panel stamped in dark red and black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's device stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition. "Dark supernatural thriller set in contemporary London about a beautiful Jewish dancer named Salome whose appearance in a music hall revue sets tragic events in motion. She is able to cast a glamour over any man she chooses and make him her slave; once he has taken the oath to serve her he is doomed. Elliot, a conventional young man engaged to the wholesome Hebe, is the intended victim this time. He ignores the warnings of his friend Verscholyle, who saw his younger brother destroyed by her in Paris 20 years earlier. Older men recollect identical tragedies from 40 and 60 years previously. In each case Salome somehow wills the man to cut his own throat. The Salome of the Bible so pleased King Herod with her dancing that he granted her request to present her with the head of John the Baptist on a plate. The author of this novel leaves matters a little ambiguous -- is the soul of Salome reincarnated over and over, or is this the same immortal being, a kind of Wandering Jewess? -- but the preponderance of evidence points to the latter interpretation. The author embellishes this basic story line with some imaginative extra touches such as a vision in which Elliot sees the ghosts of her previous victims brought together for a banquet at which he gives his binding oath. A briskly written and impressive work." - Robert Eldridge. "Sensational romance of 'Scarlet Woman,'' the insatiable spirit of Salome that must dance, and destroy her paramours. More a vamp than a vampire, but definitely a fatal attraction." - Robert Knowlton. Bleiler (1978), p. 94 (coding "reincarnation"). Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy. Early owner's signature dated 10/9/09 on the front free endpaper. Cloth worn at edges, two signatures a bit proud, a sound, good copy. A very scarce book. (#148025) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Pennsylvania Snapshots

      1906-1914. Oblong quarto. Measuring 11" x 14". Black cloth over paper boards containing 293 sepia toned photographs affixed to stiff black paper measuring between 1" x 1" and 8" x 10", some with captions. A good or better album with a detached front cover and some loose pages with about near fine photos. A photo album of turn of the century Americans, mostly in the Pennsylvania area, captured through amateur photography in the form of snapshots. The photos show family and friends between the years 1906 and 1914, posing around homes and gardens in stylish hats and dresses. Some can be seen with animals, including horses and puppies, as well as newborn babies. There are also some early photo strips of a mother and child. An 8" x 10" photo of a woman in a kilt is labeled as Mrs. R.G. Kennedy. There are photos from various fishing trips and extensive photos of a trip to Niagara Falls with many photos of the Falls. Two photos show an early plane, labeled as 1914, which had recently landed in a lake. A large accumulation of amateur snapshot photography depicting American life from the early 1900s. .

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        THE STOLEN PLANET: A SCIENTIFIC ROMANCE.

      London: Philip Wellby,. 1906. original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, white, cream and brown, spine panel stamped in black, white and cream, all edges untrimmed.. Bookplate of noted fantastic literature collector William Harry. Hopkins affixed to front paste-down. Lacks the front free endpaper,. some light foxing, largely to first two leaves and edges of text. block, else a nearly fine copy with colorful pictorial binding clean. and free of rubbing (latter a fault common to this book). A lovely. copy of a book rarely found in nice condition. The first issue of. this book is quite scarce. (#149651). First edition, first issue. Pages [283-88] comprise publisher's advertisements for 1906 publications. The author's first SF novel. "Science fiction story set in the very near future in which a spacecraft voyages (after a brief look at some planets in the solar system) in interstellar space. It finds the remains of a dead, advanced civilization on a planet wandering in space, visits Sirius ... before ... returning to the solar system. There it removes an asteroid from its orbit and places it in orbit round the earth as a second moon, where its tidal action causes disasters." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 152. "Imaginative (if unscientific) as fiction ... Perhaps a source for C. S. Lewis's Perelandra series." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1452. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-717. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 538. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 32. Locke, Voyages in Space 142. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 133- 34. Bleiler (1978), p. 135. Reginald 09798.

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        Das Bauernhaus in Österreich-Ungarn und in seinen Grenzgebieten. Herausgegeben vom Österr. Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein. [Textband und Atlas].

      Wien, Vlg. des Österr. Ingenieur- u. Architekten-Vereines / Dresden, Gerhard Kühtmann 1906. - Seltene, sehr umfassende Monographie zur Bauernhausforschung in den Gebieten des à sterreichischen Kaiserreiches. Mit einem geschichtlichen Teil von M. Haberlandt und einem von Anton Dachler bearbeiteten Kapitel über Anlage, Herstellung und Zierformen des Bauernhauses. Im Anhang mit einem Orts- und Sachregister. Der Atlasband neben Abbildungen aus den heutigen à sterreichischen Bundesländern auch mit Beispielen aus Krain, dem Küstenland, Bà hmen, Mähren, Österreichisch-Schlesien, Galizien, Bukowina, Ungarn, Siebenbürgen und Kroatien. Die Tafeln mit photographischen Abbildungen, Grundrissen sowie Detail- u. Ãœbersichtszeichnungen. - Der Verband Deutscher Ingenieur- und Architekten-Vereine sowie der Schweizer und der Österreichische beschlossen bereits 1894 die Herausgabe ihres jeweiligen Gebietsteiles. Wohl auch getragen von dem Stilphänomen `Heimatstil` der für die Gestaltung ländlicher Sommerhäuser v.a. der Oberschicht sich die bäuerliche Architektur als Vorbild nahm. (Textband:) Lex.-8°. XII(2), 228 S. Mit 67 Textabb. u. 6 tls. gef. Taf. Unaufgeschnittene OBrosch. Buchblock etw. verzogen, Einriss am ob. Kapital. (Atlasband:) Folio. Titel, 1 Bl. (Verzeichnis), 75 tls. photogr. Foliotafeln und 1 Hausformen-Karte in OHLeinenflügelmappe. Mappe stärker angeschmutzt, fleckig u. z. Tl. m. Kratz- u. Schabspuren, Leinenrü. an einer Stelle geworfen, die Tafeln papierbed. geringf. gebräunt, aber sauber u. kaum abgegriffen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tagebuchblaetter Aus Sibirien, Japan, Hinter-Indien, Australien, China

      White Lotus, Zurich 1906 - Tagebuchblaetter Aus Sibirien, Japan, Hinter-Indien, Australien, China [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Christmas Books. Being; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man.

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1906, 1907, and 1911., 1906. All First C.E. Brock illustrated Editions except for A Christmas Carol. 5 volumes; Octavo. Quite striking in publisher's original white cloth heavily decorated with cupids and leaves to spines and uppers, the titles on a gold background, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Beautifully illustrated with in text line drawings and coloured plates by Charles Brock. Commemorative stamp of Dickens and inscription to each volume, on f.f.e.p. or paste down. Binding dusty to back panels, light sun-fading to The Haunted Man. Very little wear. A stunning example. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [254]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Les champignons comestibles et les espèces vénéneuses avec lesquelles ils pourraient être confondus.

      Delachaux & Niestle,, Neuchâtel, 1906 - Deuxième édition. Neuchâtel, Delachaux & Niestle, (1906). 4°. XLI, 118 S., 1 S. Mit 52 Chromolithographien. Orig.-Halbleinwandband. Nissen 1183 (für die erste Ausgabe von 1890). - Zweite Ausgabe, gegenüber der ersten ohne die zwei schwarz-weissen Tafeln, die in der neuen Auflage nicht übernommen wurde. - Im Schnitt leicht stockfleckig. Einband leicht fleckig. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Amethyst. Hrsg. Von |Franz Blei|.

      [Wien, Ges. d. Österreich. Bibliophilen], 1906. - 8°-quadr. VIII, 402 S., 18 Tafeln. Grünes Ganzleder auf 5 falschen Bünden mit goldgepr.RTitel; Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 800 numerierten Exemplaren für Subskribenten auf unbeschnittenem Bütten. Mit Illustrationen u.a. von Behmer, Bayros, Th.Th. Heine, Beardesley, Rops, Kubin. Neben erotischen Erzählungen verschiedener Zeiten und Völker stehen Texte von Bernus, Brod, Verlaine, Villon u.a. Sehr gesuchte Zeitschrift, da sie "eine Ausnahmehöhe unter den eindeutig erotisch tendierten Zeitschriften erreicht und von geistigem wie bibliophilem Wert ist" (Bilder-Lex. II, 42f.) Laut Hayn-Got. war das Werk schon 1912 vergriffen und Stern-Szana schreibt keine 10 Jahre später "es ist jetzt zu einer wahren Seltenheit geworden". Einbandrücken und -Deckel stärker gedunket. Vereinzelte leichte Fingerflecken und Verfärbungn in der Falz. Gutes Exemplar. Polunbi 10 ("eingezogen"). Hayn-Got. I, 69. Stern-Szana 54. -------------------------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.|

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        Twenty Illustrations showing the different Metamorphoses of Venus. Contents one frontispiece and nineteen plates engraved on copper. With explanatory notes from the Greek and Latin authors by |F.K. Forberg|.

      Paris, Issued soley and exclusively for the members of the Sybarite Club, 1906. - 8°-quer. 2 Bll. (Titel), ein |farbiges Frontispiz und 19 Tafeln mit farbigen erotischen Heliogravüren|. Roter KSeifdeneinband mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel; Ganzgoldschnitt. Erschienen in einer limitierten Auslage von nur |100 Exemplaren|, hier in der sehr seltenen |farbigen Fassung|. Es handelt sich um die wohl erste und einzige englische Ausgabe der von Paul Avril illustrierten 'Figuris veneris'. Ausgestattet mit 20 ganzseitigen Heliogravüren einschliesslich eines Frontispizes. Avril wird als Künstler nicht genannt. Es sind sehr plastische, körperbetonte und realistische Darstellungen der verschiedensten Formen der körperlichen Liebe, einschliesslich der lesbischen und schwulen, aber auch der Selbstbefriedigung und der Orgie. Jede Tafel unter Hemdchen, die mit erotischen Texten klassischer Autoren versehen sind. Einband leicht berieben, Kaptale und Ecken etwas aufgeribbelt. Innen leicht fingerfleckig, einige der Hemdchen lose. Die Tafeln in frischer Erhaltung. Seltene, bibliographisch nicht nachzuweisende Ausgabe. ------------------- 2 pages (titles), erotic frontispice and 19 plates with erotic heliogravures in colour. Each plate covered by a sheet of paper with erotic quotations of classical authors. Bound in red silk, all edges guilt. Printed in a limited edition of only 100 copies, here in the very |rare coloured version|. This is probably the first and only edition of Forberg's 'Figuris veneris'. The not mentioned artist is |Paul Avril|. The plates depict various forms of lovemaking, including a lesbian and a homosexuel scene as well as masturbation and orgies. The style is very direct and realistic. Binding a bit rubbed, edges bumped. Inside some fingerprints, some of the protective sheets loose. The plates in fresh condition. Rare edition with no bibliographical reference. ------------------ |Traduction française sur demande.|

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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.

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        The Macrolepidoptera of the World, section I, volume 1: The Palaearctic Butterflies (Rhopalocera), text and plates, in two volumes, complete.

      Stuttgart: Verlag des Seitz'schen Werkes (Alfred Kernen), . First edition. 1906 - Pp. (11), 7-379; (6), 89 full page fine chromolithographic plates. Publisher's original one-half wine red morocco leather, spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in 3 compartments and with gilt decorations, over light red cloth-covered boards, original French marbled endpapers, top page edge in gilt, sm folio (12.75 x 10 inches). Translated into English from the original German by K. Jordan. This is the rare first edition in English. The subtitle of this work reads: The Macrolepidoptera of the Palaearctic Fauna, volume 1. The Rhopalocera are the most beautiful butterflies in the northern hemisphere. The highly decorated red morocco binding is clearly a 'fine binding.' No ownership marks and no signs of use. Slight rubbing to the outer joints, some minor flecking to cloth to the front board of the plate volume; a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition.

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        Proclamation by the Mayor--1906 "Shoot to Kill" Broadside from the San Francisco Earthquake (Two Different Versions)

      Altvater Print, San Francisco 1906 - Two versions of the famous "Shoot to Kill" broadside issued in San Francisco the day of the 1906 earthquake. One has the correct date, and another is an unrecorded copy with a date of April 13th (five days before the earthquake) and a different typset. 1. (Correct date) Tears and a few millimeters of loss at two corners. "Proclamation by the Mayor / The Federal Troops, the members of the Regular Police Force, and all Special Police Officers have been authorized to KILL any and all persons found engaged in looting or in the commission of other crimes.E. E. Schmitz, Mayor. Dated, April 18, 1906." 2. (Unrecorded with wrong date) Same text, but with a date of April 13th, 1906. There is loss of part of the last letters on lines on the page where a 2 1/2" x 0.5" strip was missing and another piece of brown paper was placed in with inking in of the missing letters. In Seventy-Five Years in California 1831-1906, by William Heath Davis, a proclamation with another different typeset is presented as an original, still with the same wording. Several versions seem to have been distributed, but ones with errors may not have entered wide circulation. E. E. Schmitz was a notorious mayor on several fronts, not just ordering war on citizens. He was convicted of extortion and forced out of office in 1907, yet ran for mayor again in 1915 and 1919. ; 9 1/2" x 6"

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        Rolla. Compositions de Georges Desvallières. Reproduites en couleurs par Fortier et Marotte.

      Paris, Librairie de la Collection des Dix, A. Romagnol, éditeur,1906. EA. 28,5x20 cm. Page de garde marbrée, 1 feuille, couverture illustrée, 2 feuilles, 56 feuilles numérotées (112 pages), page de dédicace, 4 feuilles dont 1 illustration, page de garde marbrée. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, ornée avec des vrilles dorées sur les couvertures et le dos. Dos à quatre nerfs orné en or. Couvertures marbrées en brun, verte et blanche et en maroquin rouge. Coins et bordures en cuir, abrasés. Très petit defraîchi en haut. Achevé d`imprimer pour le compte de A. Romagnol, éditeur á Paris le cinq Mai 1906. Le texte a été imprimé par Charles Hérissey, á Évreux. Fortier et Marotte á Paris ont imprimé en couleurs les 24 compositions de Georges Desvallières, dont 6 hors-texte et 18 in-texte. Papier Perrigot-Masure, d`Arches. En plus il y a une page avec illustration et dédicace: \"Rolla\", ce chef-d`oeuvre d`Alfred de Mousset complète la \"Collection des Dix\". Cette oeuvre est dédiée à l`Ami et au Bibliophile A. Girard par l`Editeur A. Romagnol. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires numérotés. Exemplaire numéroté: No. 283. Sur papier vélin de cuve. Olivier Gabriel Victor Georges Lefèbvre-Desvallières, dit George Desvallières (Paris, 14 mai 1861 – Paris, 5 octobre 1950) est un peintre français. Alfred de Musset est un poète et un dramaturge français de la période romantique, né le 11 décembre 1810 à Paris, où il est mort le 2 mai 1857. (Wikip.) Versand D: 6,00 EUR Aquarelle; Georges Desvallières; Illustrierte Bücher; Limitierte, nummerierte Ausgaben; Maler; Malerei

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        Original Print]: "Canon del Muerto, Navaho" [from The North American Indian, 1906]

      John Andrew & Son, [Cambridge, Massachusetts] 1906 - First edition. Hand-pulled gravure print. Plate no. 29 from the first portfolio of *The North American Indian*. Light toning and a few very faint, tiny stains at the margins, very good. Signed and dated by Edward Curtis (1912) on the bottom margin. Professionally framed in a dark green mat inside a wood and glass frame measuring approximately 19" x 23". A hauntingly beautiful, large scale image of four riders on horseback through the Canyon del Muerto in Arizona. Located within the Navajo Nation, the canyon is the site of numerous ruins, and of the killing of over one hundred Navajos by a Spanish cavalry in 1805. Signed loose prints from the first portfolio are scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        THE PASSING OF KOREA.

      New York 1906, - Doubleday. Green cloth, very good, 473p., 54b.w. photos, index, top edge gilt, very clean, 17.5 x 26 cm.FIRST AND ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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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]

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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]

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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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