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        The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Including New Arabian Nights, The Black Arrow, The Dynamiters, The Master of Ballantrae, Travels with a Donkey, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, etc

      New York: The Davos Press, 1906., 1906. Edition de Luxe, Published by Subscribers only, Limited to 1000 sets, this set number 184. 10 volumes; 8vo. Finely bound in recent dark green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt raised bands to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Frontispiece illustration to each volume. A fine set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Pandämonium. Erster, Zweiter und Dritter Band [kmpl.].

      - Mit den 12 Gravüren von Felicien Rops. Deutsche Ausgabe von Heinrich Conrad. Privatdruck, Nr. 761 von 950 nummerierten Expl. nur für Subskribenten. o.O., [ca. 1906]. 3 Bll., 266 S. / 2 Bll, 298 S. / 2 Bll., 285 S.; jew. mit 4 Taf. nach den Gravuren v. Felicien Rops, 8°, Rote O-Seideneinbände mit goldgepr. Rücken u. einem goldgepr. Deckel Hayn-Gotendorf IX, 428. - Erschien ursprünglich unter dem franz. Titel "Le diable au corps" (zu dtsch. auch: Der Teufel im Leibe). Die vorliegende Ausgabe mit den schönen u. deutlichen erotischen Illustrationen von Felicien Rops. Die Werke von Robert-André Andréa de Nerciat (1739-1800) werden in der Literatur des O.T.O. zitiert u. empfohlen. - Leicht bestossen u. berieben; bei Bd.3 fehlt der Hinweis zur nummerierten Aufl.; tlw. braunfleckig; unbeschnitten, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Strabantzerchen. Bilder und Reime.

      (Schaffstein),, Köln 1906 - 5.- 9. Tsd. Köln (Schaffstein), 1906. Quer Gr. 4°. 18 S. mit farb. illustr. Titelblatt u. 16 blattgrosse Illustrationen mit Pochoirkolorit von H. R. Volkmann sowie den Hähnchenvorsatzpapieren. farb. ill. OPb. Einband angeschmutzt, Gelenke etwas gelockert, die Tafeln nur vereinzelt fingerspurig, insgesamt gut. Doderer III, 723. - Ries 949. - Schug 515. - "Es handelt sich um den wohl vollkommensten Einsatz von Pochoir-Kolorit im deutschen Kinderbuch" (Schug). Der Landschaftmaler, Graphiker und Exlibriszeichner Hans Richard von Volkmann (1860-1927) studierte in Düsseldorf bei Crola, Lauenstein und Peter Janssen, war Meisterschüler bei Schönlebens in Karlsruhe, wo er ab 1892 bis zu seinem Lebensende freischaffender Künstler war. Einband angeschmutzt, Gelenke etwas gelockert, die Tafeln nur vereinzelt fingerspurig, insgesamt gut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress. Reason in Art

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First edition. 1 vols. 12mo. Plum buckram, spine a little faded, one corner dinged. Lengthy Inscription, with 7 Stanzas of Verse Wonderful copy of the philosopher/poet's book on the function of reason in Art. on the recto and verso of the flyleaf and onto the half-title Santayana has written a lengthy inscription which he entitles, "Reply to a Criticism." Santayana begins:"Some of my friends have kindly observed that when I was younger I used to be more idealistic and more a friend of the arts. To explain this deterioration in my genius I transcribe the following verses, addressed by Apollo to Venus in an unpublished play of mind called THE MARRIAGE OF APHRODITE ... " There follows the full manuscript text of the 7 stanzas of his poem, which he calls "Apollo in Love or the poet lost in the Platonist," which he signs at the end, "George Santayana, April 18, 1907."

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        'Puck of Pook's Hill', and 'Some Fore-Runners of Sherlock Holmes' in The Strand Magazine

      London, George Newnes Jan-Dec.1906, 1906. The complete Puck in parts; FIRST APPEARANCE, preceeding the edition in book-form. Original magazine issues; 10 separate parts. .Illustrated throughout. Bound in publisher's light blue pictorial wrappers. Some minor chips as expected, some adsverts excised from Feb. and June issues, but generally a very clean, attractive set. Housed in a leather box. Also contains a Sherlockian article, plus pieces by Doyle, Max Pemberton, P.G.Wodehouse, Richard Marsh and E.Nesbit. Kipling's popular series of tales set in different historical eras, including Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxon England, The Norman Conquest, The Middle Ages and the Tudor Period. The stories are all told to two children living near Pevensey, East Sussex, by characters magically plucked out of history by 'Puck'. Traditionally the term 'Puck' referred to a malicious spirit or demon of popular superstition, and from the 16th century the name of a mischevious goblin (or Hobgoblin), similar to that appearing in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', the fairy scene from which is acted out here. Although 'Puck' is seen as a children's book, (in the same way 'Treasure Island' or 'King Solomon's Mines' are viewed), the story-tellers are adults and the romances they describe would only be suitable for older readers. Stewart [306]. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature (277). BMC No.1[1984]; 'Edwardian Children's Books'. Oxford Companion to English Lit. p537, 797.

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        Autograph Manuscript, unsigned of his poem "Panteismo"

      N.p., 1906. One page in ink, in four 4-line stanzas on rrecto of a single sheet. 1 vols. 6-1/4 x 5-1/4 inches. Very good. Nobel Prize Winner's Holograph Poem The influential poet and teacher Gosuè Carducci (1835-1907) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1906; he was the frst Italian to receive that honor. His poem "Panteismo" first appeared in RIME NUOVE, published in Bologna (Zanichetti) in 1889, and went through several editions before his death in 1907. The holograph version here on display represents a slightly different (earlier?) state of the text than either that of the 1889 edition or the final lifetime edition of 1906. In particular, the second line of the third stanza is significantly altered. A rarity in the market.

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        The Novels [Works] and Letters of Jane Austen. The Works comprise: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Letters. Edited by R. Bromley Johnson, with an Introduction by Professor William Lyon Phelps. Colour Illustrations by C.E. and H.M. Brock

      New York: Frank S. Holby, 1906., 1906. The Stoneleigh Edition, Limited to 1250 copies of which this is No.1201. Complete in 12 volumes; 8vo. Generously illustrated with colour plates, all with captioned tissue guards. Recently bound in full maroon morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, decorative gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. A very attractive set.

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        THE STORY OF THE FIERCE BAD RABBIT.

      A panorama, printed in colour, extending to 2492mm; folding into a decorative grey cloth wallet with a mounted image of the Fierce Bad Rabbit. 108 x 89 mm. First edition. First issue. Some cracking to internal joints; tab begining to weaken; else a very handsome copy - unusually so. This title was reissued in book form in 1916. Quinby No. 12.

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        The Mirror of The Sea

      London; Methuen and Co., 1906, 1906. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. half-title, 306 + catalogue (August 1906). Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Bookplate to pastedown, occasional foxing, light general wear and soiling. A very good copy indeed. 1500 copies. FIRST EDITION, THE RARER STATE with uncut edges- 'A large proportion of the fifteen hundred copies printed were issued with the edges deeply ploughed, to meet the wishes of the circulating libraries.' Wise; A Conrad Library p11-12.

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        LES MONNAIES ANTIQUES DE L'ITALIE. Tome premier (unico pubblicato): Etrurie, Ombrie, Picenum, Samnium, Campanie (Cumes et Naples).

      Testo francese. Cm.28,5x18,6. Pg.446. Buona legatura coeva in mz.pelle. Doppio tassello con titoli in oro al dorso a quattro nervature. Piatti marmorizzati. La coperta originale (che riporta la data 1906) è conservata all'interno. Con 1160 figure di monete nel testo e cinque tavole fuori testo. All'antiporta ex libris "Rodolfo Costantini" Fondamentale testo di numismatica, di notevole rarità

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        THE GOOD FAIRY AND THE BUNNIES

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1906. First edition, Inscribed & Signed by the Author. Covers with moderate soil and edge wear, contents fine. First edition, Inscribed & Signed by the Author. Oblong quarto. (xiv), 140p. Illustrated in color by Frederick Richardson with head-pieces and full-page plates. Bound with black-titled brown cloth spine over color-printed paper-covered boards, the upper cover featuring the fairy and two bunnies. Rare.

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        The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: The Pentland Edition

      07 - London - Cassell and Company 1906 - A scarce set of the collected works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Complete in twenty volumes, this edition was part of a limited printing of 1550 copies, of which this is number 176. Published by Casell and Company in association with several of Stevenson's previous publishers, including Chatto and Windus, Heinemann and Longmans Green, this collection of his works varies from his most popular (Treasure Island, Kidnapped, In The South Seas, The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde etc) to more obscure, such as Notes and Essays Chiefly of The Road, Letters from Samoa and Familiar Studies of Men and Books. As such, the collection sees Stevenson's fiction and non-fiction, writing of his own opinions and experiences as much as creating these for his characters. The collection was published at a time before Stevenson's work would be disparaged in favour ofModernist Literature, which would make a departure from the escapism that prevailed in the popular work of the Nineteenth Century. This dismissal of Stevenson's work failed to take into account the author's literary and social criticism, as well as his humanist and anti-imperialist viewpoints (this latter aspect seen here particularly in The Ebb-Tide), which would perhaps have seen him viewed in more favour. The result was relatively far-reaching in that he would be deemedunworthy of mentionin the definitiveNorton Anthology of English Literature until 2006; a century after this collection was published. A bibliography and introduction is here provided by Edmund Gosse, a prominent literarycritic of his time and a aquaintance and contemporary of the likes of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning and Thomas Hardy. Gosse, among his other many achievements is largely credited in helping to popularise the work of Henrik Ibsen to English-speaking audiences. Each volume contains a bookplate to the pastedown, bearing the design of 'Newberry'. Condition: In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally quite smart, there are some instances of wear to the extremities, as well as sunning to the backstrip and markings to boards. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are bright and clean throughout, aside from the usual instances of foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rubáiyát, translated by Edward FitzGerald

      London: , 1906. Small quarto (207 × 150 mm). Illuminated manuscript on 15 vellum leaves sewn on green thread. Original vellum binding, green silk ties running round both covers, the front cover hand lettered in blue ink. Opening spread with large illuminated initial with descender facing illuminated opening title page, in gold, blue and red ink, and watercolour, the text written in black and red ink, penwork initials in various colours, 4 more elaborate initials in gold with penwork decoration, all by Alberto Sangorski, signed and dated by him on the final leaf. Vellum slightly bowed, the ties separated at the back, otherwise excellent condition. A most attractive illuminated manuscript. Alberto Sangorski (1862?-1932) was elder brother of Francis Sangorski, co-founder with George Sutcliffe of the London binders Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Around 1905, Alberto abandoned his career as secretary to a goldsmith and took up the art of calligraphy, creating sumptuous illuminated manuscripts of the very highest quality. Sangorski & Sutcliffe's masterpiece was a copy of the Rubáiyát known as the Great Omar, an especially splendid illuminated manuscript in an elaborate jewelled binding, which was famously lost on the Titanic in 1912.

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        CHARLES DICKENS SET. A CHRISTMAS CAROL/ NICHOLAS NICKLEBY/BLEAK HOUSE/ CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND/ THE OLD CURISOTY SHOP/SKETCKES BY BOZ OLIVER TWIST/GREAT EXPECTATIONS/ DAVID COPPERFIELD/ MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT/LIFE AND CHARACTERS OF DICKENS/ LITTLE DORRIT/DOMBEY AND SON/ A TALE OF TWO CITIES/ THE PICK WICK PAPERS/ BARNABY RUDGE, EDWIN DROOD/OUR MUTUAL FRIEND

      Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1906 GET A FREE GOBLUELONDON TEE SHIRT WITH THIS ORDER. COMPLETE WORKS A CHRISTMAS CAROL/ NICHOLAS NICKLEBY/BLEAK HOUSE/ CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND/ THE OLD CURISOTY SHOP/SKETCKES BY BOZ OLIVER TWIST/GREAT EXPECTATIONS/ DAVID COPPERFIELD/ MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT/LIFE AND CHARACTERS OF DICKENS/ LITTLE DORRIT/DOMBEY AND SON/ A TALE OF TWO CITIES/ THE PICK WICK PAPERS/ BARNABY RUDGE, EDWIN DROOD/OUR MUTUAL FRIEND. Chapman & Hall Ltd., London, UK, 1906. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. By Cruckshank, 'Phiz' etc. (illustrator). First Edition. Size=4.5"x7". (full book description) Chapman & Hall Ltd., London, UK, 1906. 1st Ed. (U.K.) VG, Leatherbound, DJ Not Issued. Size=4.5"x7", By Cruckshank, 'Phiz' etc. Full red leather flexible bindings with attached red cloth page markers (which are all present) & decorated endpapers. 16 volumes have leather nicked head & foot of spine, 5 are chipped head of spine, 1 of the 5 slightly so at foot of spine, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. The contents of all volumes are in Fine condition. Great Set!! Book. Bookseller Inventory:WRY000117CD

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        In flagranti. Hausmädchen überrascht Paar in verfänglicher Situation.

      - Gouache. 1906. Signiert. 38,1:33,5 cm. Literatur: Vollmer, III, S. 233; Flemig, S. 88. Pressezeichner und Karikaturist. Mitarbeiter „Lustige Blätter" und „Ulk".

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        Skazanie o nevidimom grade Kitezhe i deve Fevronii. Libretto V. I. Bel'skogo... [The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Virgin Fevroniia. Libretto by V. I. Belsky. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig etc. M. P. Belaieff [PN 2613] 1906. Folio. Original publisher's light gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border. [i] (title), [i] (notes on the libretto by Belsky), [i] (notes on performance by Rimsky-Korsakov), [i] (cast list), 5- 326, [ii] (blank) pp. Text in Russian only. Lithographic transfer from engraved plates. Printed note to lower right corner of final page of music: "Stich und Druck von G. C. Röder G.m.b.H., Leipzig." Titling to upper wrapper in Russian (matching title page) and German: "Die Legende von der unsichtbaren Stadt Kitesh und von der Jungfrau Fewronia. Text von W. I. Bielsky." Price list in German to foot of upper wrapper; the full score (Partitur) is listed at "M. 140._" or "R. 49._" Publisher's (?) handstamp to the right of price list: "100% Teuerungszuschlag 20% S[illegible]z[uschlag]" (100% adjustment for inflation, 20% adjustment for [unknown]). Publisher's catalogue to verso of upper wrapper and both sides of lower. Handstamp "C. H. Glover" to upper right corner and foot of upper wrapper. With program (one typed mimeographed leaf)) for two performances of the opera by the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1951, Issay Dobrowen conducting laid in. Wrappers worn; corners creased; spine frayed and mostly detached with some loss, reinforced with tape. Slight browning to outer edges; final signature detached.. First Edition. Rare. OCLC and COPAC (two copies only, at The British Library and the University of London). The present copy was apparently used in England in the 1950s. First performed in St. Petersburg on February 7/20, 1907, this was Rimsky-Korsakov's penultimate opera and the last produced in his lifetime, conceived as his opus summum. "Kitezh is often called the 'Russian Parsifal,' and this is justified insofar as Wagner's last opera was clearly among its models. The miracle music in Acts 3 and 4 resonates with the basso ostinato from the Good Friday Spell, and there is even a sort of Dresden Amen in the last scene... The opera's opening scene, of which the music is often reheard later, is rightly compared with the Forest Murmurs in Siegfried... Of course, there are also many resonances in Kitezh from earlier Russian opera, of which there was by the early 20th century a distinguished body of 'classics.' Chief among them was Glinka's A Life for the Tsar; the collision of national forces in Rimsky's opera was modelled on Act 3 of Glinka's, in which the Poles break in on a betrothal ceremony just as the Tatars do in Kitezh, their approach being telegraphed to the audience by a preliminary snatch of their leitmotif between the strains of a wedding song..." Richard Taruskin in Grove music online

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        White Fang

      New York: The Macmillan Company 1906 - Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull. First edition, issue with tipped in title page on wove paper as usual. Publisher's vertically ribbed gray-green decorative cloth designed and signed by "CX", with gilt lettering to the spine, wolf illustration and lettering stamped in black and white to the front board. Near fine, with a touch of rubbing to spine ends and corners, bright front board without the usual rubbing, former owner's 1906 inscription to the front flyleaf, bright and fresh interior. Overall, a very fresh and attractive copy. BAL 11896. Originally published serially in Outing magazine from May-October 1906, White Fang is a companion novel to its predecessor, The Call of the Wild. The novel is written from the point of view of the titular main character, a wolf-dog named White Fang, as he transitions into domestication. The novel is set in the Yukon Territory in Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush of the 1890s. White Fang is the thematic opposite of its companion text; while The Call of the Wild concerns a dog's natural wild instincts, White Fang is about an undomesticated creature's ability to be tamed. London's narrative from White Fang's point of view provides a unique insight into the violence of the animal kingdom that often mirrors human violence. The text is complemented by Charles Livingston Bull's illustrations; both Bull and London shared an affinity for animals that adds a tender quality to their work and collaboration. Charles Livingston Bull (1874-1932) was an artist, illustrator, and binding designer who was best known for his images depicting wild animals. While attending the Rochester Institute of Technology, Bull completed a taxidermy internship, fostering an interest that lead to his appointment as the Chief Taxidermist at the National Museum in Washington, D.C. While working in D.C., Bull spent much of his free time sketching the animals at The National Zoo. He eventually decided to pursue a career in illustration in New York City, where he continued to sketch at The Bronx Zoo. Over the course of his career, Bull illustrated over 135 books, many of which were nature books or otherwise featured animal scenes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REVISTA CATALUÑA TEXTIL, PABLO RODON Y AMIGO, CAMILO RODON Y FONT 1906-1937

      Imp. A. Marcó - Badalona. 1906-1937. Tela y relieve. 31 Volumenes en 15 Tomos. Revista Mensual Hispano-Americana de Industrias Textiles y sus Auxiliares. Obra maestra del textil catalan y mundial. Muy dificil en comercio. Completa. Ref Textil 55. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Skazanie o nevidimom grade Kitezhe i deve Fevronii. Libretto V. I. Bel'skogo. [The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Virgin Fevroniia. Libretto by V. I. Belsky. [Piano-vocal score]

      M. P. Belaieff [PN 2613], Leipzig etc. 1906 - First Edition. Rare. OCLC and COPAC (two copies only, at The British Library and the University of London). The present copy was apparently used in England in the 1950s. First performed in St. Petersburg on February 7/20, 1907, this was Rimsky-Korsakov's penultimate opera and the last produced in his lifetime, conceived as his opus summum. "Kitezh is often called the 'Russian Parsifal,' and this is justified insofar as Wagner’s last opera was clearly among its models. The miracle music in Acts 3 and 4 resonates with the basso ostinato from the Good Friday Spell, and there is even a sort of Dresden Amen in the last scene. The opera’s opening scene, of which the music is often reheard later, is rightly compared with the Forest Murmurs in Siegfried. Of course, there are also many resonances in Kitezh from earlier Russian opera, of which there was by the early 20th century a distinguished body of 'classics.' Chief among them was Glinka’s A Life for the Tsar; the collision of national forces in Rimsky’s opera was modelled on Act 3 of Glinka’s, in which the Poles break in on a betrothal ceremony just as the Tatars do in Kitezh, their approach being telegraphed to the audience by a preliminary snatch of their leitmotif between the strains of a wedding song." Richard Taruskin in Grove music online Folio. Original publisher's light gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border. [i] (title), [i] (notes on the libretto by Belsky), [i] (notes on performance by Rimsky-Korsakov), [i] (cast list), 5- 326, [ii] (blank) pp. Text in Russian only. Lithographic transfer from engraved plates. Printed note to lower right corner of final page of music: "Stich und Druck von G. C. Röder G.m.b.H., Leipzig."Titling to upper wrapper in Russian (matching title page) and German: "Die Legende von der unsichtbaren Stadt Kitesh und von der Jungfrau Fewronia. Text von W. I. Bielsky." Price list in German to foot of upper wrapper; the full score (Partitur) is listed at "M. 140._" or "R. 49._" Publisher's (?) handstamp to the right of price list: "100% Teuerungszuschlag 20% S[illegible]z[uschlag]" (100% adjustment for inflation, 20% adjustment for [unknown]). Publisher's catalogue to verso of upper wrapper and both sides of lower.Handstamp "C. H. Glover" to upper right corner and foot of upper wrapper. With program (one typed mimeographed leaf)) for two performances of the opera by the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1951, Issay Dobrowen conducting laid in. Wrappers worn; corners creased; spine frayed and mostly detached with some loss, reinforced with tape. Slight browning to outer edges; final signature detached. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE DIARY OF A LINE OFFICER

      Augustus C. Brown/Self published, New York 1906 - Inscribed by Brown on the front endpaper; "With the compliments of A.C. Brown." Fixed to the front endpaper is a signed letter from Brown to Arthur-Haynworth-Masten relating how few copies he had printed. Additional signed letter from Brown presenting this second enlarged edtion is fixed to the rear endpaper. A factual Civil War narrative of Grant's campaign against Richmond in the May to December 1864 period. Dornbush; Military Bibliography of the Civil War, Vol. 1, N20. Broadfoot; Civil War Books, pg 64. Two small notices of the author's death fixed to the rear free endpaper. From the library of Arthur-Haynworth-Masten with his neat bookplate placed on the front paste-down endpaper. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and border stamped in gilt. A very good plus copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LES PRINCIPAUX MANUSCRITS DE CHANTS GREGORIEN, AMBROISIEN, MOZARABE,GALLICAN - PUBLIES EN FAC SIMILES PHOTOTYPIQUES / TOME IX DE LA PALEOGRAPHIE MUSICALE - LE CODEX 601 DE LA BILBIOTHEQUE CAPITULAIRE DE LUCQUES antiphonaire camaldule (XIIe siecle).

      SOCIETE DE SAINT-JEAN L'EVANGELISTE / DESCLEE, LEFEBVRE ET CIE 1906 - R320067761: 216 pages augmentées de nombreux fac similés - Des rousseurs en 1er plat - Coiffes en tete et pied légèrement abimées - 1 etiquette collée au dos . 3 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. NOTA : La Paléographie musicale est une série de publications, composée principalement des photographies et des fac-similés de manuscrits, et fondée auprès de l'abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes en 1889 par Dom André Mocquereau, afin de promouvoir les études scientifiques et la restauration du chant grégorien In-Folio Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos plié. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift in eigenh. Kuvert.

      Groß-Jena (Großjena) bei Naumburg (Saale), 31. VIII. 1906.. 1 1/2 S., 4°.. An Adalbert von Drasenovich. - Auf Briefpapier mit den blindgepr. Initialen "M.K.". - "Wohl sehr spät komme ich dazu Ihnen für die Übersendung des Heftchen zu danken, das Sie meinen Radierungen widmen [...]". -

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        Skazanie o nevidimom grade Kitezhe i deve Fevronii. Libretto V. I. Bel'skogo... [The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Virgin Fevroniia. Libretto by V. I. Belsky. [Piano-vocal score]

      Leipzig etc.: M. P. Belaieff [PN 2613]. 1906. Folio. Original publisher's light gray printed wrappers with titling within decorative border. [i] (title), [i] (notes on the libretto by Belsky), [i] (notes on performance by Rimsky-Korsakov), [i] (cast list), 5- 326, [ii] (blank) pp. Text in Russian only. Lithographic transfer from engraved plates. Printed note to lower right corner of final page of music: "Stich und Druck von G. C. Röder G.m.b.H., Leipzig." Titling to upper wrapper in Russian (matching title page) and German: "Die Legende von der unsichtbaren Stadt Kitesh und von der Jungfrau Fewronia. Text von W. I. Bielsky." Price list in German to foot of upper wrapper; the full score (Partitur) is listed at "M. 140._" or "R. 49._" Publisher's (?) handstamp to the right of price list: "100% Teuerungszuschlag 20% S[illegible]z[uschlag]" (100% adjustment for inflation, 20% adjustment for [unknown]). Publisher's catalogue to verso of upper wrapper and both sides of lower. Handstamp "C. H. Glover" to upper right corner and foot of upper wrapper. With program (one typed mimeographed leaf)) for two performances of the opera by the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1951, Issay Dobrowen conducting laid in. Wrappers worn; corners creased; spine frayed and mostly detached with some loss, reinforced with tape. Slight browning to outer edges; final signature detached. . First Edition. Rare. OCLC and COPAC (two copies only, at The British Library and the University of London). The present copy was apparently used in England in the 1950s. First performed in St. Petersburg on February 7/20, 1907, this was Rimsky-Korsakov's penultimate opera and the last produced in his lifetime, conceived as his opus summum. "Kitezh is often called the 'Russian Parsifal,' and this is justified insofar as WagnerÂ’s last opera was clearly among its models. The miracle music in Acts 3 and 4 resonates with the basso ostinato from the Good Friday Spell, and there is even a sort of Dresden Amen in the last scene... The operaÂ’s opening scene, of which the music is often reheard later, is rightly compared with the Forest Murmurs in Siegfried... Of course, there are also many resonances in Kitezh from earlier Russian opera, of which there was by the early 20th century a distinguished body of 'classics.' Chief among them was GlinkaÂ’s A Life for the Tsar; the collision of national forces in RimskyÂ’s opera was modelled on Act 3 of GlinkaÂ’s, in which the Poles break in on a betrothal ceremony just as the Tatars do in Kitezh, their approach being telegraphed to the audience by a preliminary snatch of their leitmotif between the strains of a wedding song..." Richard Taruskin in Grove music online

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        Sveriges pomologiska förenings årsskrift 1905-1960.

      Stockholm, 1906-1960. 19 volymer. Rexinband. Gott skick.. Från och med 1955 heter årsskriften "Frukt i år".Proveniens: Rolf Santesson. Bilden återger tre volymer ur sviten

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        Autograph letter signed (Ò+ SamuelÓ) to his sister-in-law, Susan L. Crane

      ?'Dublin, New Hampshire?", 1906. 2 pp on printed stationery. (6-1/8 x 4 inches; 156 x 102 mm). Fold. Near fine. ?'I am not bankrupt yet?" Clemens opens with his unvarnished comments on the funeral of a friend, ?'Your letter has just come, dear aunt Sue & I am glad to know that our poor old friend is free. It was a curious idea ?' that funeral sermon ?' but it is colord nature! The black man, both here and in savagery, has a gaudy taste in funerals, particularly his own.?" He recounts a story of a long-lost childhood sweetheart, Laura M. Wright ?'HereÕs a romance for you! Forty-eight years, 2 months & 1 day ago I parted from a sweetheart who was 14 years old, & since then I have never seen her nor exchanged a word with her ?' & to-day I got a letter from her! (I remembered her hand.) She is poor, is a widow, in debt, & in desperate need of a thousand dollars. I sent it. Still, I am not bankrupt yet, and if you will tell me what sum I ought to contribute to that funeral sermon I will gladly furnish it.?" He closes with mention of his late wife, ?'Dear me, the letters I am getting these days! If Livy could only see them! They fairly glow with golden compliments É?" In his AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Clemens tells of his shock in hearing from Laura Wright after so many years, ?'It shook me to the foundations É In the place of that carefree little girl of forty-eight years ago, I imagined the world-worn and trouble-worn widow of sixty-two É?" Mrs. WrightÕs letter touched-off a correspondence.

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        THE ILIAD OF HOMER [4 volumes] & THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER [4 volumes] & THE AENEID OF VIRGIL [2 volumes]: Limited Edition set

      Boston & NY: Houghton, Mifflin, 1906. Limited Edition. Morocco & Boards. Very Good. Ten volumes: the Homer volumes with Flaxman's illustrations on plates, and the Virgil volumes with other engraved plates. All 10 volumes have two states of the frontispieces, one hand-colored and one b&w. The Homer texts are translated into blank verse by William Cullen Bryant. The Virgil is translated into English by Christopher Pearse Cranch. The 8 volumes of Homer are #225 of 600; the 2 volumes of Virgil are #235 of 650; all are the large-paper edition. Bound in 3/4 green morocco and marbled boards, spines tanned uniformly to brown [as issued?], ribbed spines, gilt spine decorations and cover rules, all edges gilt. 10.75" x 7.25"

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        Pennsylvania Archives. Sixth Series. [With] Pennsylvania Archives. Seventh Series. [Nineteen Volumes]

      Harrisburg Publishing Company, State Printer. Hardcover. Harrisburg, 1906-1914. 8vo, later blue cloth. The complete Sixth Series, excluding Vol. XV, which was an index to the Fifth Series. Also included is the full Seventh Series, which is an index to the Sixth Series. Complete in nineteen volumes, bearing in mind that Vol. XV is excluded as it does not pertain to the Sixth Series. A quite difficult to find complete set, containing a range of historical and genealogical information. This set was deaccesioned from a university special collection and shows normal marks. Stickers removed from heels of spine. Otherwise in excellent condition, with a few stray marks in ink but generally excellent bindings and contents. We have graded the set very good, which we rarely do for ex-library material, due to the excellent overall condition and the relatively attractive spines. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1906. First Edition.

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        "Veste Niederhaus Passau" originales Gemälde, Öl auf Leinwand ca. 29x37cm; verso handschriftlich monogrammiert "LB." und betitelt [Maße im dekorativen und aufwendig gearbeiteten Rahmen der renommierten Münchner Fachwerkstatt Petzenhammer 37,5x45,5cm.]

      . Ludwig Bock begann seine künstlerische Ausbildung an der privaten Akademie bei Heinrich Knirr. Unter den Anweisungen von Bernhard Buttersack entwickelte er sich in Haimhausen bei München zum Landschaftsmaler. 1906 wurde er an die Münchener Akademie aufgenommen und wurde Meisterschüler bei Heinrich von Zügel. Seine erste Ausstellung fand 1908 im Rahmen der Sezession statt. Außerdem stellte er in den Jahren danach unter anderem in den über München hinaus bekannten Galerien Thannhauser, Brakl und Heinemann aus. 1908 und 1909 erhielt der die bronzene und silberne Medaille der Münchner Akademie. Eine Reise nach Paris im Jahre 1913, auf der er die französische Moderne, so etwa Werke von Matisse und Cezanne, studierte, beeinflußte ihn nachhaltig. In den Folgejahren löste er sich - wie so manch einer seiner bekannten Mitschüler - deutlich vom Stil seines Lehrers Zügel und entwickelte eine expressive, auf scharfe Konturen und leuchtende Farbigkeit basierende Malerei. 1917 wurde der Künstler Mitglied der Sezession. Seit 1918 folgten regelmäßige Ausstellungen im Münchner Glaspalast sowie in zahlreichen anderen deutschen Städten. Im Jahre 1920 wurde das erste Gemälde Bocks von den Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen angekauft, es sollten noch weitere folgen. Im Jahre 1927 erhielt er den Professorentitel. Von nun an schuf er fast ausschließlich Stilleben, die sich in seiner späteren Zeit an die Malweise von Carl Schuch anlehnten. 1929 erhielt er den Rom Preis für die Villa Massimo. Nach Kriegsende war Bock an der Wiederbegründung der Münchner Sezession beteiligt und stellte dort regelmäßig mit aus. 1952 erhielt er den Kunstpreis der Stadt München..

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        Wanted Poster: "$700.00 Reward For Jesse Coe - Negro. Wanted for Murder of Police Officer Chas. Russell, on night of September 30, 1906."

      Indianapolis, IN: N.P., 1906. A reward bulletin issued by the Indianapolis, IN Chief of Police, Robert Metzger, for gunman Jesse Coe (alias Cole). About 8pm on the night of September 30, 1906, Coe shot officer Charles J. Russell at close range in a neighborhood near 24th Street and Indianapolis Avenue; he was later taken to an Indianapolis hospital, where he died of his wound. Russell's partner, Edward J. Petticord, chased after the alleged gunman (Coe), and was shot in the back by another suspect. Petticord died two days later, and the man accused of killing Petticord was arrested, convicted, and hanged at the Indiana State Prison in February, 1907. Law enforcement officials launched a nationwide manhunt for Coe, who was believed to have left Indianapolis by train, disguised as a laborer. Two years after the shooting, Coe's cousin led authorities to him while he was squirrel hunting in Kentucky; when approached by authorities, Coe was shot dead after pointing his rifle at them. The broadside is rare, with no example held by any OCLC member institution. A presumably later example is held by Kent State, offering a higher reward of $1500 for Coe. Of particular interest on the present example is the penciled notation to the left of Coe's portrait, stating "Capd. Shot - 11/13/06," clearly giving a date that is much earlier than the documented capture and shooting of Coe two years later. A rare ephemeral survival from a high-profile killing of a police officer by an African American. (See http://www.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2008/06/22/Error-puts-slain-officer-on-lists-as-a-Toledoan.html). Original lithographed wanted poster, with text and photographic portrait printed in black on recto only; measures 10.75" x 7". Thin strip of paper reinforcement along top edge verso, a few faint folds and small tears; brief penciled notation to left of portrait; Very Good, clean example, without loss.

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        Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica: catalogue of important works, chiefly old and rare, on mathematics, astronomy, physics and chemistry, and kindred subjects [bound with] Bibliotheca Reuteriana Part VI final supplement to Bibliotheca chemico-mathematica [in 12 Parts]

      London: Henry Sotheran, 1906-1916. First editions. Plain paper outer wrappers, parts stitched for binding, but not yet bound with covers. Parts 2/3 and 4/5 stitched out of order, wrappers quite fragile, a few detached, three heavily torn or chipped, but most pieces present, two with faint library stamp on front wrapper, plain wrappers front and rear creased, contents of each issue unmarked and quite clean with only the odd tear. 8vo. These are the original 12 parts published from 1906 to 1916 (Catalogue Nos. 666, 672, 676, 682, 692, 702, 725, 734, 741, 750, 757, and 766) describing 17,397 items. The first historical catalogue of science published in any country. Later published in an illustrated edition ("which will be issued on the victory of the allies" according to an advertisement) in 1921, subsequently reprinted and expanded. Scarce in original parts. OCLC shows no complete copies. Cornell and Univ. of Illinois have incomplete copies, lacking part 12 and part 2 respectively. Copac and other European Libraries show no copies in parts.

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        Handbuch der Hygiene und Diätetik des Truppenpferdes zum Gebrauche für Veterinäre und Studierende, sowie Offiziere und Verwaltungsbeamte.

      Mittler, Berlin 1906 - XIV, 413 Seiten mit 48 lithographierten Tafeln, goldgeprägter Bibliothekshalbleinen, Groß8°. Inhalt: Hygiene des Wassers / Hygiene der Luft / Hygiene des Bodens / Hygiene der festen Futtermittel / Hygiene des Stalles ( mit einem Kapitel über die Körperpflege des Pferdes ) Die hinten eingebundenen Tafeln zeigen fast ausschließlich Kräuter, Pflanzen, Gräser, Futtermittel. Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, Reste eines Bibliothekschildchens auf dem schmalen Rücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, sonst von guter Erhaltung. - selten ( Gewicht 1300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Dorfstraße im Spessart am Sonntag"

      - Öl auf Leinwand, links unten signiert und datiert „Eug. Bandell 1906", verso auf dem Keilrahmen von der Künstlerin nochmals signiert und datiert sowie betitelt. 84,5:64 cm. Literatur: S. Sumera, Eugenie Bandell (1858-1918), Eine Frankfurter Malerin – das Spätwerk. Magisterarbeit, Univ. Frankfurt am Main, 1996, Nr. 99; Ausst. Katalog: Frankfurter Malerei seit der Jahrhundertwende. Galerie und Kunstantiquariat Joseph Fach, Frankfurt am Main, 1988, Nr. 6 mit Farbabb. auf dem Titel; Ausst. Katalog: Frauen an der Staffelei – Ein vernachlässigtes Kapitel der Frankfurter Kunstgeschichte. Frankfurter Sparkasse von 1822, Frankfurt am Main 1994. Die Malerin und Radiererin Eugenie Bandell, Tochter eines wohlhabenden Kaufmanns, begann wohl nach privaten Zeichenstudien spätestens 1887 ihre künstlerische Ausbildung an der Zeichenakademie in Hanau und war Schülerin des für seine Ansichten von altertümlichen Straßen und Plätzen bekannten Malers und Zeichners Paul Andorff (1849-1920). Anscheinend besuchte sie in Hanau parallel die private Malschule des bekannten Genre-, Historien- und Landschaftsmalers Georg Cornicelius (1825-1898). Nach Abschluß ihres Studiums in Hanau im Jahr 1895 ging sie nach Frankfurt am Main, um privat die Radiertechnik bei dem Radierer Bernhard Mannfeld (1848-1925) zu erlernen. Ein Weiterstudium schloß sich 1899-1900 am Städelschen Kunstinstitut im Privatatelier des von München kommenden Malers Wilhelm Trübner (1851-1917) an. Zahlreiche Ausstellungen folgten in den nächsten Jahren, so u.a. in Frankfurt, Berlin, München, Baden-Baden, Karlsruhe, Mainz, Wiesbaden, Düsseldorf, Zürich und Paris. Rasch steigender Erfolg brachte ihr im Jahr 1902 ein eigenes Atelier am Städelschen Kunstinstitut ein, das ihr bis zu ihrem Tode zu Verfügung stand. Sie war Mitglied des fortschrittlichen „Frauenkunstverbandes", den 1913 so bekannte Künstlerinnen wie Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945) gegründet hatten.

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        [Manuscript] A Record of the Marriage of Swagar Sherley and Mignon Critten, Twenty First of April, Nineteen Hundred and Six [together with] loose clippings, announcements, an issue of "Town and Country", etc. related to this society wedding

      1906. Card. String ties. . Fine. An outstanding example of original "keepsake art". Oblong, 28 by 38 cm. 14 leaves, including cover, with all versos blank. In all respects, this is a gorgeous production, from the front cover with its thick three ribbon bow, with the ribbons running above and below the card, and its monogram surrounded by a laurel wreath, to the final watercolor of a coach heading off in the sunset on a country road, impliedly on the couple's honeymoon and more broadly, to a blissful life together. The artwork is unabashedly pretty, in a confectionary rococo sensibility that even with the more brutal dictates of modernism, doggedly remains dear to the dreamscape fantasy of most aspiring brides. Thus we have a page with two oval slots for photos of the couple surrounded by seraphs and garlands of roses, a wash of baby blue serving as the backdrop. Or the watercolor of three very pretty maids-of-honor, right out of the artwork of Charles Dana Gibson, Howard Chandler Christy, Montgomery Flagg or Maud Humphrey, dressed in the elegance that was the hallmark of fashion at the time. Even a page meant for the pasting of telgrams and featuring telephone poles is of an unalloyed sweetness, with its sprays of violets and a page sounding a horn and dressed in gold and violet. The album was only partly used, with spots intended for photos and clippings remaining blank. It would seem quite plausible that the couple did not fill these spaces because they wished to preserve the album which was already so exquisite in a pristine state. Regardless, the couple were socially important. Among the items included are congratulatory telegrams from soon-to-be President William H. Taft and Nicholas Longworth, the future speaker of the House and the husband of Alice Roosevelt. J. Swagar Sherley (1871 - 1941) was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from Kentucky, elected to seven terms and a one time chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. After being voted out of office in 1918, he practiced law in Washington. Franklin Roosevelt asked him to be his first Director of the Budget but Sherley declined on account of ill health. The bride, Mignon nee Critten, was from Staten Island society -- there was such a thing in those days -- who was featured on the title page of the July 29th, 1905 issue of Town & Country, where we learn she was about to embark on a trip to the Philippines with the Secretary of War William H. Taft's party. Her family estate, "Olivecrest" at Grymes Hill, was where the wedding took place. Also included is a printed copy of Psalm 91, with original watercolored floral decoration and some original pen and ink and watercolored calligraphic lettering.

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        The Continental Insurance Company of New York 1853-1905: A Historical Sketch Compiled by William Loring Andrews, A Director of the Company (Signed First Edition)

      The Continental Insurance Company 1906 - Full leather, hubbed spine, gold gilt lettering and design, frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations with tissue guards, spine a bit darkened, corners a bit worn, last page of text (54) is singed and dated by William Loring Andrews and dated August 2, 1906. Also signed in back on free-end papers by George E. Kline, VP., Charles R. Tuttle, VP., Edward Lanning, VP., Joseph E. Lopez, Secretary; James A. Swinnerton, Asst. Secretary; and three other men whose positions are unknown. Also signed by President Henry Evans (1903) on his portrait page (opposite page 36). Apart from the many signatures, the text is crisp and clean. Binding is solid and attractive. Full refund if not satisfied. Rare signed first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Colour Lithograph Poster Titled:] Deutschboehmische Ausstellung Reichenberg 1906. [German Bohemian Exhibition Liberec 1906].

      Reichenberg (Liberec) 1906 - Reichenberg (Liberec), 1906. Colour lithograph ca. 100x70 cm (39 ½ x 27 ½ in). Mounted on Japanese paper and with some mild fold marks, but overall a very good poster. Attractive poster for the 1906 German Bohemian Exhibition in Liberec. In the foreground, Rübezahl (Krakonos in Czech) a folklore mountain spirit, and the subject of many German and Czech legends and fairy tales, is shown looking down on Liberec and the exhibition complex from the woods of Jested mountain. Liberec is "located on the Lusatian Neisse and surrounded by the Jizera Mountains., it is the fifth-largest city in the Czech Republic" (Wikipedia).

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        Wilts and Dorset at the opening of the twentieth century / by E.E. Dorling. Contemporary biographies ; edited by W.T. Pike

      Brighton : Pike, 1906. 1st Edition. Very good copy rebound with the original gilt-decorated boards and a modern, matching gilt-blocked leather spine. Very impressively finished. Some dulling and rubbing evident to panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request. Physical description: 304p : illus, ports., photographs; 31cm. Subjects: Wiltshire -- Dorset -- History -- Local history -- Biography.

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        Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio, The

      1906. Tales of Wit, Practical Jokes, and Life LessonsRanging from the Erotic to the TragicAs Told in Fourteenth Century FlorenceBOCCACCIO, Giovanni. The Decameron… Faithfully translated by J.M. Rigg. With Illustrations by Louis Chalon. London: Henry F. Bumpus, 1906. Two octavo volumes (9 11/16 x 6 7/8 inches; 246 x 175 mm.). xxi, 332; xvi, 404 pp. Twelve color plates by Louis ChalonBound by Frost & Co., Bath (stamp-signed on front blank) ca. 1960 in full red crushed levant morocco, covers double-ruled in gilt, spines with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, gilt board-edges, gilt turn-ins, Cockerel endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine set.The Decameron is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313?-1375). The book is structured as a frame story containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just outside Florence to escape the Black Death, which was afflicting the city. Boccaccio probably conceived The Decameron after the epidemic of 1348, and completed it by 1353. The various tales of love in The Decameron range from the erotic to the tragic. Tales of wit, practical jokes, and life lessons contribute to the mosaic. In addition to its literary value and widespread influence (for example on Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales), it provides a document of life at the time. Written in the vernacular of the Florentine language, it is considered a masterpiece of classical early Italian prose.Louis Chalon (1866- 1940) was born in Paris. He studied with Jules Lefevre and Boulanger, and exhibited vast classically inspired paintings in the Salons of the Societe des Artistes Francais where he was awarded an Honorable Mention in 1885, another one in 1898, a Third Class Medal in 1891 and an Honorable Mention at the Expositions Universelles of 1889 and 1900.He supplied many illustrations to the periodicals La Vie Parisienne, L?'Illustration and Figaro Illustre, as well as illustrating several books, including works by Rabelais, Bobbaccio, and Balzac.

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        The Song of Roland

      [Boston: Printed by The Riverside Press for Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1906. Limited edition, number 39 of 220 copies, signed by Bruce Rogers. Illustrated throughout with 6 vignettes by Bruce Rogers, colored by hand in blues, reds, greens and yellow tones after the stained glass windows at Chartres. Printed in red, blue, brown, gilt, and black. The type fonts are a lettre batarde and Civilite types imported from France. [ii], 34, [1] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Patterned tan paper boards, vellum spine with brown lettering, tan cloth sliding case. Morocco book label of LeRoy Sugarman. A few small trifling tape stains on end leaves, some offsetting from book label. Fine. INSCRIBED Inscribed by Bruce Rogers to LeRoy Sugarman. "The Song of Roland ?, one of the most popular of the Rogers books, was notable for drawings made by Rogers from the stained glass windows of the cathedral of Chartres, printed from line blocks and hand colored" (Blumenthal).

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        La vita nuova e il canzoniere - Novelle poetiche di vari Autori - Liriche tragedie e versi vari - Poesie.

      Barbèra 1906 - 1908 - 1916 - 1923 4 VOLUMETTI IN - 64°, (CM. 6, 4 X 4, 5): La vita nuova e il Canzoniere. Dante Alighieri. Firenze, Barbèra, 1908. viii, 208 pp. Novelle Poetiche di vari Autori. Firenze Barbèra, 1906. 372 pp. Poesie. Giacomo Leopardi. Firenze, Barbèra,1916. 354, (1) pp. con ritratto dell' Autore. Alessandro Manzoni. Liriche tragedie e versi vari. Firenze, Barbèra, 1923. 531, (7) pp. con ritratto dell' Autore in antiporta. PIENA PELLE ORIGINALE ROSSA O BRUNA ARTISTICAMENTE DECORATA IN ORO NEI PIANI E NEL DORSO CON VARI FREGI. STAMPATA SU CARTA INDIA. Tagli rossi. >. COLLANA DI CLASSICI ITALIANI PUBBLICATA DA G. BARBÈRA A FIRENZE. Sono i più piccoli libri leggibili ad occhio nudo, in carattere mobile corpo 4. > (BONDY, PP. 99 - 100). CM. 6, 4 X 4, 5. Neg. libri T.

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        Die Ewe-Stämme. Material zur Kunde des Ewe-Volkes in Deutsch-Togo.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1906.. EA. Mit 2 farbigen Karten, eine davon mehrf. gef., sowie 172 fotogr. Abb., davon 22 ganzseitige Fototafeln, der Rest fotogr. Abb.im Text. Weiterhin 3 Pläne. 80* S. (Einleitung), 962 S. 4°. HLn.-Band d.Z. Einbandrücken minimal fleckig, vordere Faltkarte mit Knickspuren im Randbereich. Bibl.-Expl. mit Stempeln auf Titel, Titelrückseite sowie S.3 und 11. , keine weiteren Spuren von Bibl.-Benutzung, sondern sehr sauber, vollständig und fest in der Bindung.. Das äußerst seltene, umfangreiche ethnologische Standardwerk über die Ewe-Stämme. Jakob Spieth verbrachte mehr als 20 Jahre als Missionar im Ewe-Gebiet und befasste sich ausführlich mit allen materiellen, sozialen und geistigen Aspekten ihrer Kultur.

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        Tarpon Fishing in Mexico and Florida. Introduction by Randy Wayne White

      London: Harrison and Sons, 45, Pall Mall, 1906. First edition. Numerous illustrations. Folding map. With 16 stereoscope cards at back. 73, [2] pp. of text. 1 vols. 8vo. Light blue cloth, upper cover with pictorial onlay. Staining to spine and covers, else very good. Internally clean. Tarpon Classic One of the great classics of tarpon fishing.The author was Winston Churchill's cousin and their vital dates are the same (1876-1964).

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        In flagranti. Hausmädchen überrascht Paar in verfänglicher Situation.

      . Gouache. 1906. Signiert. 38,1:33,5 cm. Literatur: Vollmer, III, S. 233; Flemig, S. 88.. Pressezeichner und Karikaturist. Mitarbeiter "Lustige Blätter" und "Ulk".

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