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        Mr. Woodchuck, The Twinkle Tales By Bancroft, Laura AKA ( L. Frank Baum), Who Wrote Wizard of OZ Books, ( Mister ) Series #1, 1906, 1st Edition . Chapters Include The Trap, Mr. Woodchuck Captures a Girl, Twinkle is Condemned ETC, Illustrated By Maginel Wr

      REILLY & BRITTON CO Chicago 1906 - . the end pages are attached to the cover front and back.HARDBACK NODustJacket, 1906, 1st Edition, 2nd STATE, GOOD-/VG CONDITION, NOJACKET, SOLD AS-IS, Beige Illustrated ClothCover picture and spine are well worn and spine in not readable anymore. Woodchuck on Front Cvr Very Scuffed Rubbed, Book block is separated from cover at the end pages,Back cover light Soil & light Stains, Spine Ends small Tears & Darkening, Interior some loose pages, Occasional small tears pgs edges , FoXing, light WEAR, Small 4 3/4 X 6 3/4 in Approx, All 14 color plates are present and in good shape the picture titled "You're a disagreeable creature" at page 34 has a brown stain in the top front corner in margin, not affecting the picture itself. Some pages are loose but all are present. Some pages have a little edge wear and there are finger marks here and there in the marginS fOr the most part. Not perfect but this is a hard book to find in any shape. 62 pgs. All 14 color plates are present and in good shape . Illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright, Frank Lloyd Wright's sister, Title Page in Color of Woodchuck in Hunting Attire red Pants , Boots, & Green Jacket & Black Hat, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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        Sugar-Loaf Mountain , Here is a Scarce First Edition of The Twinkle Tales, By Laura Bancroft AKA ( L. Frank Baum), Who Wrote Wizard of OZ Books, Series #5, 1906, 1st Edition . Chapters Include Golden Key, Princess Sakaareen, Royal Chariot ETC, Illust

      REILLY & BRITTON CO Chicago 1906 - . RED Card Stock Endpapers small Residue & 5 Scuff marks. All color plates are present and in good shape , Scuff to Inner Hinge slight Separation Opposite Title Page which has tiny Corner Chip.HARDBACK NODustJacket, 1906, 1st Edition, 1st State, GOOD+/VG- CONDITION, NOJACKET, SOLD AS-IS, Beige, Original Green Red & Yellow Rubbed Illustrated ClothCover picture Light Scuff and Spine Titles in Black, Backs of Boy & Girl at City Gates on Front light Scuff but Titles Clear, Tiny Corner cvr Tears, Back cover light Soil & very light Stains, Spine Ends light Wear, Interior some loose pages, light Pencil marks , FoXing, light WEAR, Small 4 3/4 X 6 3/4 in Approx, All 15 color plates are present and in good shape lite smudge , Some pages are loose but all are present. Some pages have a little edge wear and there are finger marks here and there in the margins for the most part. Not perfect but this is a hard book to find in any shape. 64 pgs, This little book is good+ condition, but is fragile. Original color cover is in good- condition, with colors and just a little rubbing. Rare to find these books with intact spines, but this one is unchipped and relatively solid, with a little fading. All story text pages are included and are in reasonably good shape, but a few have tiny tears at the edges. . A charming and very hard to find little book in any condition! . Illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright, Frank Lloyd Wright's sister, Meets all the first edition points listed in the August 1972 Baum Bugle magazine: Hand lettered title page with "The Twinkle Tales" at top in Yellow, copyright notice under the list of chapters on the back, and inserted red card stock endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sugar-Loaf Mountain by Laura Bancroft; with illustrations by Maginel Wright Enright [1st printing]

      Reilly & Britton Co., Chicago 1906 - 64 p.: title vignette, 15 full-page color illustrations; 18 cm. Publisher's grey cloth with black-on-red spine title and color cover illustration and title. Red card stock endpapers. Title page printed in color. The Twinkle Tales at head of title page in yellow. List of Chapters and copyright notice on title page verso. No dust jacket. Illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright, sister of Frank Lloyd Wright. First edition, first printing. The fifth title in the series The Twinkle Tales; all six volumes are listed on the page facing the title page. Former owner's name on half title: Helene V. MacPhee. Laura Bancroft was one of several pseudonyms used by L. Frank Baum for his non-Oz-related work. The six Twinkle Tales were published together in 1911 as Twinkle and Chubbins. In Good Conditon: cover lightly soiled but bright and solid; stitching is gone from pp. 9-24, which are present and intact with no chipping; p. 27 illustration scraped, with minor loss; 1-cm. tear from lower edge of pp. 29-36, without impact on text or loss; 2-cm. tear from lower edge of pp. 31-32 without impact on text or loss; occasional light soiling in margins; otherwise clean and bright. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Song of Roland

      [Boston: Printed by The Riverside Press for Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1906] - 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) (ROGERS, BRUCE) Limited edition, number 39 of 220 copies, signed by Bruce Rogers. Folio. 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. 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. Blumenthal, p. 17 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      G. Masson - Armand Colin - LGDJ 1906 - RO40189752: 19 volumes reliés, 12 volumes brochés et 13 fascicules. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Quelques annotations de bibliothèque. Quelques couvertures abîmées. Années 1889 à 1898 (tomes 17 à 35) manquantes. Revue publiée par la Société de l'Enseignement Supérieur. Rédacteur en Chef: M. Edmond Dreyfus-Brisac, puis M. François Picavet. 1881: Tomes I-II (1 vol. + 7 fasc.). 1882: Tomes III-IV. 1883: Tomes V-VI. 1884: Tomes VII-VIII (+ fasc. n° 1-3). 1885: Tomes IX-X. 1886: Tomes XI-XII (+ fac. n° 7). 1887: Tomes XIII-XIV. 1888: Tomes XV-XVI. 1889: Fasc. n° 1 (jan.). 1898: Tome XXXVI (juillet-déc.). 1899-1906: Tomes XXXVII-LII (+ fasc. n° 7, juillet 1903). Sommaire du n° 1, Tome 1, jan. 1881: Les réformes de l'Enseignement Secondaire en France, Edmond Dreyfus-Brisac. Sur l'enseignement de l'histoire diplomatique, Albert Sorel. Les Ecoles Supérieures de Filles en Allemagne,Dr W. Noeldeke. L'Université Harvard, Jacquinot. Correspondance internationale. In-8 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 370-Education [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Dawn in Russia,

      London and New York, Harper & Brothers, , 1906. or Scenes in the Revolution. Octavo. Publisher's striking pictorial cloth – taken from a cartoon in the Revolutionary paper Palumet (The Machine Gun) – title gilt to spine. Coloured frontispiece and 19 other plates, some from propaganda publications in two/three colours, folding map. Edges slightly foxed, otherwise very good. Second Edition, revised and enlarged; uncommon. An impressive journalist with Christian socialist sympathies and an academic interest in military history, Nevinson witnessed the abortive revolutionary movement of 1905–6 as correspondent for the Daily Chronicle.

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        Scorn of Women: In Three Acts

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906 First edition, first printing. Publisher's white cloth spine over maroon cloth boards, front board stamped in white, spine lettered in black, top edge gilt. About near fine, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, front board lettering rubbed, light spot of soiling to rear board, sturdy binding, ownership stamp to the front pastedown, bright and clean interior. Overall, a tight and attractive copy. Scarce. BAL 11898. Set in Dawson, Northwest Territory, in 1897, Scorn of Women is a theatrical adaptation of a short story of the same name from his 1901 collection The God of His Fathers. Like many of London's writings, Scorn of Women addresses the trials and tribulations of life in the Yukon Territory during the Klondike Gold Rush in the 1890's. Specifically, this tale features Floyd Vanderlipp, an "Eldorado king," who lived the dream of "striking it rich" in the Yukon. While he is spared from the physical and financial burdens that most faced during the Gold Rush, Vanderlipp, whom London describes as "the sort of man who women of the right sort can tie into knots," is plagued in his own right by three beautiful women. The plot, which takes place over the course of thirteen hours, is divided into three parts: Act I "Alaska Commercial Company's Store at Dawson," Act II "Anteroom of Pioneer Hall," and Act III "Freda Moloof's Cabin.". 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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

      Delachaux & Niestle,, Neuchâtel, 1906 - Neuchâtel, Delachaux & Niestle, (1906). 4°. XLI, 118 S., 1 S. Mit 52 chromolithographierten Tafeln. Originalhalbleinwandband. 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: N [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Bain de la Mariée Juive [The Bath of the Jewish Bride]

      [Paris 1906 - Hand-coloured lithograph on japon, full margins. A scarce lithograph, depicting a Jewish ritual bath (Mikvah) in a North African country. The Mikvah is a Sephardic tradition in which the bride, her female friends and relatives take a pre-nuptial bath together. Lunois uses this imagined scene to show us a handsome nude just before she is wrapped in a towel. Using his technique of "wash lithography", Lunois gives the moment a rich, impressionistic feel. Alexandre Lunois showed a marked aptitude for lithography at an early age and at the age of 24 was given a monetary prize by the Salon, which he used to travel through Spain, Morocco, Italy and Turkey. The pictorial result of these travels is a rich trove of intriguing scenes and interesting experiments in color. Lunois taught his lithographic technique to Bonnard and Vuillard in the 1890's. Harris, The Way Jews Lived: Five Hundred Years of Printed Words and Images. McFarland, 2009.

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        A Lodge in the Wilderness

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1906 - This book is in Very Good Plus condition. There is some very minor edgewear to the corners and a tiny stain to the back cover cloth. This is a very nice copy that we have had a custom slipcase made for by Starr Bookworks. Originally published anonymously in 1906. This is the first printing. See our copy. Prospective customers can always request images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        The Golliwog's Desert-Island

      Longman's Green and Co 1906 - 64pp. Pictorial boards w red cloth spine. V minor wear to extremities and 1" of bottom edge of back panel has been damaged by bumping o/w still remearkably bright, Both free eps lightly tanned and minor sporadic foxing otherwise contents near fine. Beautifully illustrated by Florence Upton and verses by her mother Bertha. Decorated eps. A very good copy rarely found in this condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1906., 1906. First Edition. 2 volumes; 8vo. Beautifully bound in recent dark blue half morocco with titles and lion tooling in gilt to spines, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Lord Randolph Churchill to each volume as well as several other portraits and illustrations. A little foxing to prelims and final leaves of each volume. A fine set.

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        Guide Through Netherlands India, Compiled By Order of the Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij (Royal Packet company)

      Thos. Cook & Son- J. H. De Bussy, London & Amsterdam 1906 - Color paste-on cover art by Gust. v. d. Wall Perne of packet on calm sea with clouds. Rear paste-on is blue/white of Nederlandsch Handel Maatschappij ad. Some light soiling to both. ii- xiv advertisements, some illustrated, b/w frontipiece of Royal Packet Co. Office at Weltevreden. v-vii Table of Contents. Fleet of the Company A. Passenger Steamers:. B. Cargo Steamers:. C. Stern Wheel Steamers:.Special remarks for Tourists. Money, ect. 254 pgs. Table of Fares in Guilders. Advertisments, xv-xxiv Alphabetical List of Advertisements xv. Black and White photographs. Foldout colored maps- Batavia and Surroundings, Partly Map of the Padangsche Bovenlanden, Java, The Dutch East Indies.color map of Sourabaya and Surroundings, b/w topo map of a volcano, ect. Customs, tips, advice on travel, ect. Very rare edition- OCLC lists 2 copies held 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. sowie längerer Nachschrift von Elsa Reger.

      München, 6. Januar 1906.. 2 SS. Gr.-8vo. Nachschrift 1 S. Doppelblatt mit gedrucktem Briefkopf. Mit eh. Umschlag. Passepartoutartig schmal angerändert. Umschlag mit Läsuren. Umschlag: "Herrn und Frau Gottfried Kleinschmidt in Eschersheim bei Frankfurt a/ Main Ginnersheimersrstrasse 44" (bei der gedruckten Absenderangabe auf der Rückseite ist "Preysingstraße 1 b" gestrichen und durch "Victor Scheffelstr. 10" ersetzt). "[...] Verzeihen Sie, wenn ich erst heute schreiben kann u. Ihnen beiden meinen wärmsten u. herzlichsten Dank sagen kann für so viel große und größte Freundlichkeit u. Liebenswürdigkeit in Ihrem entzückenden Hause, allein als ich nach München kam, fand ich so viel schreckliche Arbeit vor, daß ich erst heute dazu komme, mich der angenehmen Pflicht zu entledigen u. Ihnen [...] herzlichst zu danken! Ich konnte meiner Frau gar nicht genug erzählen von Ihrer so unendlichen Güte u. Liebenswürdigkeit [...] Gestern kam auch mein neuer Pelzmantel; er ist wirklich pompös geworden - u. dabei kostet er durch die Vermittlung meiner Bekannten nur 315 M! Wenn Sie also in Pelzwaren was brauchen, so kann ich Ihnen durch Vermittlung meines Freundes an die Hand gehen [...]". - Nachschrift von Elsa Reger: "[...] Ich freue mich ja so, daß mein Mann solch schöne Tage in Eschersheim verleben durfte; auch von 'Onkel Oberst Stapp' schwärmt er sehr. Er kam sehr befriedigt von allen Concerten retour. Am 9. ist er in Jena, 11. hier Concert, 14. Wien, 18. Stuttgart u. so fort [...]".

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        The Liberal monthly [Complete in 6 vols, bound in 5]

      (London): Liberal Publication Department, 1906. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: Various paginations complete in six vols, bound in five; ill., 27 cm. Subject: Great Britain -- Politics and government -- Periodicals. Liberal Party (Great Britain) -- Periodicals. Notes: Dates range from 1906 to 1911. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth with gilt-blocked title to front panel detailing publication and volume year and number. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.

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        Lew Wallace; An Autobiography

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. One of 250 autographed & numbered editions in two volumes, bound in the publisher's original white half cloth over blue boards, paper label on the spine stamped in red and black. Top edges gilt. Dust jackets are worn at the extremities, particularly at the head & heel, with paper labels on the spines. Frontis in each volume, with a tipped in, clipped signature of Wallace in volume 1. This being a posthumous publication, the autographs have been cut from various letters and checks supplied by Mrs. Wallace. Additional illustrations throughout.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Das Haus - Neue Folge Fassaden moderner Gschäfts- und Wohnhäuser, nach photographischen Aufnahmen mittels Lichtdruck wiedergegeben.

      Baumgärtner,, Leipzig, 1906 - Leipzig, Baumgärtner, (1906). (2) Bl., Mit 72 Tafeln. Lose in Halbleinenmappe mit ausgerissenen Schliessbändern. Deckel verzogen. Tafeln sauber. Lose in Halbleinenmappe mit ausgerissenen Schliessbändern.

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        The Dead Heart of Australia. A Journey around Lake Eyre in the Summer of 1901-1902

      London: John Murray, 1906. Thick octavo, with six folding coloured maps, a full-page map (not included in the list of maps and plates), and 16 plates; uncommonly fine and bright in the primary tan pictorial cloth, a few bumps. Primary issue: dedicated to the geologists of Australia. First edition, the primary issue: this issue has always been preferred for the evocative heart-shaped photographic illustration of desert stones inset on the upper board. This important and much-sought book, rare in anything like fine condition, records Gregory's expedition to the central Australian deserts of the Lake Eyre Basin with students and colleagues from the University of Melbourne. Gregory's Dead Heart Expedition was the first major scientific exploration of the new century and made important contributions to the understanding of the inhospitable region. He was the first to use the phrase "Dead Heart" to describe Australia's arid interior, an expression which has since entered the language.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA GUERRE DE LA VENDÉE. [6 volumes].

      1906 - Angers, Siraudeau, sans date [1906-1911]. Six volumes grand in-8 (178 X 273) demi-chagrin vert, dos quatre nerfs sertis de filets dorés, fleur de lys dorée dans le compartiment central, auteurs et titre dorés, tomaison dorée en queue, premier plat de la couverture conservé (reliure postérieure). Tome I : 783 pages, un feuillet d'errata, 11 planches ; Tome II : 774 pages, un feuillet d'errata, 9 planches ; Tome III : 720 pages, un feuillet d'errata, 7 planches ; Tome IV : 681 pages, 5 planches ; Tome V : 821 pages, 6 planches ; Tome VI : 825 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE de cette histoire générale des guerres de Vendée, considérée comme l'UNE DES MEILLEURES et des PLUS COMPLETES avec celle de Chassin. Elle a été rédigée par l'abbé Deniau, curé de Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges, sous la direction de Dom Chamard et avec la participation à partir du tome IV de l'abbé Uzureau. Bien que vu du côté " blanc ", ce MONUMENTAL OUVRAGE auquel tous les historiens se réfèrent, est rédigé avec une grande impartialité. Exemplaire contenant 38 PLANCHES hors-texte. Le premier tome étudie les causes du soulèvement et raconte les premiers combats de janvier à mai 1793. Le deuxième tome nous plonge dans la Grande guerre et ses combats d'avril à octobre 1793. Le troisième tome poursuit le récit de la Grande guerre d'octobre 1793 jusqu'au passage de la Loire, puis nous entraîne dans la fameuse " Virée de Galerne " jusqu'au désastre de Savenay. Le quatrième tome donne le récit des guerres de Charrette et de Stofflet en 1794. Le cinquième tome et le début du sixième relatent la Pacification de la Vendée du 28 décembre 1794 au 16 février 1800. Le sixième et dernier tome évoque les évènements de 1814, 1815 et 1832. (VACHON, 1542). Manque le rarissime atlas de 18 cartes dépliantes, qui fait défaut à la plupart des exemplaires. Dos de la reliure uniformément éclairci, néanmoins AGREABLE EXEMPLAIRE de ce texte RARE, frais et solidement relié. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of the State of California and Biographical Record of the Sacramento Valley, California

      Chapman Publishing Company, Chicago, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Chapman Publishing Company, Chicago, 1906. First Edition. Good. This 9.0 x 11.75, 1720 page, thirteen pound seven ounce book is in good condition with some very evident condition issues to consider. The heavy leather-covered boards are still fully intact to the binding but the leather has begun to crack front and back where the hinges swing the cover from the text. There are a few small sections where the outer leather has worn away and the reddish coloring shows beneath the black leather surface. The top front corner has the leather broken and frayed from the corner for about one inch. The back cover shows a one-inch long gouge that has broken through the surface of the leather and into the interior of the binding. The spine leather shows some hairline cracks to the covering but these again are not severe and the spine is still solid and intact. There are a few other chips to the black leather cover but really the cover is still very much secure. All edges are gilt. The interior features decorative endpapers. The ffep has a dog-eared top corner. The interior generally shows signs of age and wear but is still in very good condition, with the tissue guards on the numerous biographical portraits still present. The value of this book is in its biographical information, and Guinn has devoted 1500 pages to biographies to prominent men and women from an earlier era of California. This book has long been a prime source of information on the Sacramento Valley and its early residents.

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        Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn (two volumes), Japanese Letters (one volume)

      Houghton Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press 1906; 1910, Boston - 475; 554; 468pp. Large octavos [24 cm] Dark green cloth covered boards with paper spine labels The fore and bottom edges are deckled. Housed in purple cloth four-fold covers and custom half purple morocco slipcases. Books are very good in like slipcases. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed, and the boards are very slightly bowed. There are several minor ripples in the cloth of the covers and / or spines. Previous owner's name on the front free endsheets. The text blocks are cracked at the half title pages. Tanned pages. There are numerous notaion in pencil on the rear endsheets. The spine labels of volumes 1 and 2 are just a little chipped. The rear pastedown of volume 2 has an adhered newspaper clipping, and the rear free endsheet has a corresponding dark patch. There are several light stains on p. 517 of volume 2. The slipcases show light wear and soiling, and sporadic areas of sun fading. The largest amount of fading is on top edge of the back of the slipcase of volume 1. There are several minor bumps along the edges of the slipcases. The four-fold folders are in very good condition as well, with minor sunning to the spines. 3 volume set. Illustrated. Large paper copies, of which only 200 were made. With a page of Hearn's original handwritten manuscript tipped in at the beginning of volume 1 of The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn. Cited on pages 55 and 59 of Lafcadio Hearn: A Bibliography of His Writings by P.D. and Ione Perkins. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hortus Veitchii.- A History.

      Pub. James Veitch. 1906 - pp.542 with plates. Some wear and several small marks to boards. Rear board creased. Internal hinges intact and show some wear; rest of binding in very good condition. Light coloured foxing to end-papers and to several parts of the book, otherwise contents in very good condition. A nr vg. copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Památky kovanych praci XVI. az XVIII. Století v Hradci Králové. Czech art of Iron and Metal work from the 16th to the 18th century.

      Böhm, Prague 1906 - Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Original decorative wrappers with gold lettering on front cover. Publisher's device on title-page. Decorative tailpiece. Title-page and text in dark green lettering. Splendid photo-illustrated survey of the Czech art of iron and metal work from the 16th to the 18th century. Use of iron was mainly utilitarian until the Middle Ages, it became widely used for decoration in the period between the 16th and 19th century. From the 16th century onwards, ironwork became highly ornate especially in the Baroque and Rococo periods. The Baroque style changed the character of the Czech countryside (churches and chapels in Czech countryside are mostly Baroque). Czech Baroque architecture is considered to be a unique part of the European cultural heritage thanks to its extensiveness and extraordinariness. In the first third of the 18th century the Czech lands (especially Bohemia) were one of the leading artistic centers of the Baroque style. Illustrated with 17 striking heliogravure plates, this volume showcases some of the best and most beautiful examples of decorative and sculptural Czech metal- and ironwork (locks, gates, fences, railings, etc.). Closed tear at lower part of spine. Text in Czech. Wrappers in overall very good to near fine, interior in near to fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Maison de la Bonne Presse 1906 - RO40129307: 12 tomes d'env. 800 pages chacun. Illustrés de très nombreuses gravures et photo-gravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Avec de nombreuses partitions musicales. Titre, date, tomaison et filets dorés sur les dos des 4 derniers tomes. Bords des plats frottés. Fortes mouillures dans le tome I, avec bords des pages abîmés. Mouillures sur la tranche et les bord des pages des tomes X, XIII et XIV. Tome I, jan.-juin 1899: Dernières Fleurs, Charles Vincent. Un étudiant au IVe siècle, Abbé G. Marchal. Paysage vert, Mélodie de Paul Verlaine et Charles Bordes. La Grande Amie, Pierre l'Ermite. Le Crête des Alpes, Cap. Tescos. Une perle des Pyrénées, Amélie-les-Bains. Nocturne, par Hippolyte Dessane. Courrier de la mode. Concours photographique, etc. Tome II, juillet-déc. 1899: Semailles et moissons, B. Carey. Une missionen Abyssinie, P.F. Doumet. Le Reichstag allemand, Abbé E. Wetterlé. Passacaille, musique de A. Derepas. Jeux d'esprit. Aux Champs, Paul Renaudin. guignol à Paris, Maurice Feuillet. Pages oubliées. Fantaisie hongroise, Pour 2 violons ou piano, par A. de Bertha. Les Cartes postales illustrées, Paul Franche. De quoi l'homme est fait, T.F. Manning. Le Chardon bleu, Lucien Donel, etc. Tome III, jan.-juin 1900: Baptême de cloches, Max Colomban. Les émigrés pendant la Révolution, L'Emigration militaire, Ernest Daudet. L'Usine des canons Krupp à Essen. Actualité scientifique. L'Esprit en France et à l'étranger. Etincelle, Fantaisie pour piano, Musique de Marius Guillet. L'Ecole de Mlle Pommette, Charles de Vitis. Le Mont Athos, Maurice Feuillet, etc. Tome IV, juillet-déc. 1900: Le Triomphe de la Croix, Belmont (Dr G. Viatte). Une folie de Garibaldi, Aspromonte, Emile ollivier. Le 'Passionsspiel' d'Oberammergau, Charles de Vitis. La frise en mosaïque du Grand Palais des Beaux-Arts, L.E. Fournier. Le Petit Saint-Bernard et la Redoute-Ruinée, J.M. Révial. Le Meuble à l'Exposition, ses évolutions, son avenir, etc. Tome V, jan.-juin 1901: Le Testament d'un [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle

      New York: The Jungle Publishing Co., 1906: First edition, first printing, first state, with the "Sustainers' Edition" label on front paste down, one of only five-thousand copies first printed as such. Unbroken type on the third "1" on the copyright page. In Good+ condition. Exposed front hinge, rear hinge starting. Name of previous owner on front free end paper. Stamps from the Women's Socialist Union on half title pages and on a few pages throughout. Cloth shows edge wear, rubbing, light scuffing. Side of page block shows light wear. Lean to spine. Rare with Sustainers' Label present.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("August").

      Stockholm, 21. August 1906. 1 S. 8vo.. An den Schriftsteller und Strindberg-Übersetzer Emil Schering (1873-1951): "[ ] B.H.!. Härmed afgar gamla Sv. Öden. Kunde ej Karl XII i Likvakan komma med? - Jag hittade i dag pa tyska en volym Damaskus II. Hade hittills trott de voro tillhopa I, och II. Fragas hvarför III ic [ ]"

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        Le braconnage en rivières

      Paris, Librairie des publications populaires, s.d. (1906). In / 4 reliure demi - chagrin noir, dos lisse à filets et titre dorés, frontispice (portrait de l?auteur), quelques illustrations en noir in - texte, 346 p. Pêche à la main, à la traîne, pêches sinistres (chaux, dynamite, feu, harpon...), trucs et recettes, braconnage d'amateurs, le chien pêcheur, garderie des rivières, la loi sur la pêche, la loutre, à quoi s'exposent les braconniers, sociétés de pêche. Biblio : Gaidy p. 285. Rare. relié DeCollection

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        A Choice of Books from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner

      Merry Mount Press 1906 - Bound in faded marbeled paper-covered boards with an olive cloth spine with a paper label. A very good copy worn, chipped, and nicked along the delicate paper edges and along the cloth spine, especially at the top edges. The paper label on the spine has all the lettering, but is chipped at the top right corner and nicked at the middle edges. Printed on quality laid paper with deckle edges by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. This copy is inscribed to "Stanley Lothrop from Isabella Stewart Gardner Dec. 1909" on the front free endpaper. Isabella Gardner has signed her name brightly in blue fountain pen ink and written Stanley Lothrop and the date in a black ink. It is likely that she originally signed the book in blue ink as it was her own copy in her library; then when she presented the book to Stanley Lothrop, she used a pen with black ink. Stanley Lothrop was the director of The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation and was formerly connected with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He was a Lecturer in Fine Arts in the American Academy in Rome; he was also a delegate of the American Red Cross in Italy. Louis Comfort Tiffany created the Foundation at his home, Laurelton Hall, at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, which he donated to establish the Art Institute along with eighty acres of land and buildings and an endowment of more than $1,000,000. (New York Times, Oct. 20, 1919) A significant association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tibet And The Tibetans

      Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge, London 1906 - Owner's signature at margin of page v. Some rubbing to ends of spine. 1 1/2" split to cloth at tail of rear spine joint. Rubbing to corners of boards with 1/8" loss of cloth. Some creasing and rippling to title page and preface. Wrinkle to cloth on rear board. ; ix, [1], 333 pages. Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering and red illustration. Page dimensions: 242mm x 150mm. "In the following pages have been epitomized the results of many years of personal investigation into Tibetan mysteries. The unique physical features, the geology, the botany, the zoology of the country, and also the characteristics, occupations, religion, and literature of the inhabitants, are the subjects mainly treated of." - from the preface. Selected contents: Tibet In Its General Aspects; Climate And Meteorology; The Salt And Fresh-Water Lakes; The Great River Of Tibet; Monasteries And Nunneries; The Inhabitants In General; Lhasa: The Capital Of Tibet; The Mythology Of Tibetan Buddhism; The Tantras And Tantrik Rites; The Poet Milaraspa; The Practice Of Magic And Sorcery In Tibet; Mammalia Of Tibet; The Flora Of Tibet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1906 - Notre Picardie revue mensuelle illustrée sportive et littéraire de la région Picarde Bulletin officiel du sport d'Amiens du 1er juillet 1906 au 1er décembre 1908 soit 30 numéros In-4(25 x 32,5 cm) Reliure demi-cuir chagrin orange,dos à 5 nerfs titré doré Très abondante et rare iconographie in texte,publicités de l'époque contenu du livre: début de l'aviation,automobile,cyclisme,aviron,hippisme,football,etc. histoire locale et raditions,monuments,industrie picarde,etc. Etat : la reliure est légèrement écorchée,mors et charnières solides,quelques défauts de papier sur 4 pages dans les marges,papier propre,bel ensemble d'une insigne rareté! Poids : 2kg [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Atlántida. Poema.

      Ilustració Catalana, Barcelona 1906 - 182pp. y 12 láminas a color, sobrepuestas, con muy enigmáticas pinturas de Thomás. También hermosas xilografías a distintas tintas entretexto. Cuidada estampación sobre papel de hilo. Sobria encuadernación en buena piel marrón con título y autor estampado al oro en la tapa superior y en la lomera. Cortes dorados. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pugilistica : the history of British boxing containing lives of the most celebrated pugilists; full reports of their battles from contemporary newspapers, with authentic portraits, personal anecdotes, and sketches. - Complete in 3 Volumes: .patrons of the prize ring, forming a complete history of the ring from Fig and Broughton, 1719-40, to the last championship battle between King and Heenan, in December 1863

      Edinburgh : J. Grant 1906 - Physical description; 3 v. (xvi, 507; 538, 6; 528, 6 p.) : ill., ports. (part double) plates. ; 23 cm. Subjects; Boxing - Pugilism - Biography - History. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. Spine bands very slightly dulled and toned as with age. An uncommonly good example of a now-scarce set complete; corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. 4 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      NY: Augustus C. Brown. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1906. Second Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED by author; Very light rubbing at spine ends, corners a little bumped, first page of text lightly over printed but still clear, previous owner's name .

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        Zur Theorie der Lichterzeugung und Lichtabsorption. WITH: Das Prinzip von der Erhaltung der Schwerpunktsbewgung und die Tragheit der Energie

      Barth, Leipzig 1906 - FIRST EDITION of two important Einstein papers, including one of the two papers on his Noble Prize winning work on the photoelectric effect. On the Theory of Light Production and Light Absorption: A continuation and development of Einstein's revolutionary first paper in 1905 on the photoelectric effect ("On a Heuristic Point of View about the Creation and Conversion of Light"). "In a companion paper [to "On a Heuristic Point."], published in 1906, Einstein exposed appeal to the quantum as fundamentally counter to the ethos of classical physics: 'the theoretical bases on which Planck's radiation theory rests are different from those of Maxwell's theory'. Planck had not initially intended to quantify light-radiation itself, but Einstein demonstrated that his own 'light-quantum hypothesis' was implicit in Planck's earlier work. In viewing radiation not as a continuous wave, but as composed of small packets of energy (later called photons), Einstein was again shaking the foundations of classical physics" (Honner, The Description of Nature, 31). Particle Physics: One Hundred Years of Discoveries: "Corpuscular-wave dualism for photons. Explanation of the photoelectric effect using the quantum hypothesis of Planck. Nobel prize to A. Einstein awarded in 1921 'for services to Theoretical Physics, and especially of he law of the photoelectric effect.'" Weil *12. The Principle of Conservation of Motion of the Center of Gravity and the Inertia of Energy: Einstein's further development of E=mc2. Einstein boldly uses his relationship to insist that the conservation of mass is a special case of the conservation of energy and broadens the law to include not only mechanical, but electromagnetic processes as well. Weil 13. IN: Annalen der Physik, Vol. 20, pp. 199-206; 627-633. Leipzig: Barth, 1906. Octavo, modern full green morocco. Rippling to the first few leaves of volume (not affecting Einstein papers). Provenance: with library stamp on series title from the prestigious Gmelin Institute (after 1996, part of the Max Planck Institute). Very handsomely bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.. (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.. Seltene, sehr umfassende Monographie zur Bauernhausforschung in den Gebieten des österreichischen 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 österreichischen Bundesländern auch mit Beispielen aus Krain, dem Küstenland, Böhmen, Mähren, Österreichisch-Schlesien, Galizien, Bukowina, Ungarn, Siebenbürgen und Kroatien. Die Tafeln mit photographischen Abbildungen, Grundrissen sowie Detail- u. Übersichtszeichnungen. - 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.

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        The Works of Charles Dickens Complete Edition **20 Volumes Complete**

      Chapman & Hall Ltd., London, UK 1906 - (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!! 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - BRADLEY,WILL. PETER POODLE: toy maker to the King. NY:Dodd Mead, 1906. (Oct. 1906). 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, rebound with original covers, spine and endpapers laid down, 3 margin mends, tight and VG. First edition of one of the most sought after children's books, rarely found in such nice condition. Illustrated by Bradley with 26 full page color illustrations plus many, many in-text color illustrations. Written by Bradley as well as illustrated by him, this is a fantasy tale set in Toyville. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter Poodle: Toy Maker to the King

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1906 - First edition. No jacket - pictorial cover. Edges rubbed with some loss, binding beginning to weaken, hinges reinforced with masking tape. 1906 Large Hardcover. 166 pp. Red cloth spine, paper over boards hardcover. A children's book by the renowned Art Nouveau illustrator and graphic designer, who was also influenced by the Arts & Crafts movement and Japanese block printing methods. While he is mainly known for his posters, he also designed and illustrated a number of books. A highly sought after volume, often only available in poor condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scorn of Women: In Three Acts

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906 First edition, first printing. Publisher's white cloth spine over maroon cloth boards, front board stamped in white, spine lettered in black, top edge gilt. About near fine, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, front board lettering rubbed, light spot of soiling to rear board, sturdy binding, ownership stamp to the front pastedown, bright and clean interior. Overall, a tight and attractive copy. Scarce. BAL 11898. Set in Dawson, Northwest Territory, in 1897, Scorn of Women is a theatrical adaptation of a short story of the same name from his 1901 collection The God of His Fathers. Like many of London's writings, Scorn of Women addresses the trials and tribulations of life in the Yukon Territory during the Klondike Gold Rush in the 1890's. Specifically, this tale features Floyd Vanderlipp, an "Eldorado king," who lived the dream of "striking it rich" in the Yukon. While he is spared from the physical and financial burdens that most faced during the Gold Rush, Vanderlipp, whom London describes as "the sort of man who women of the right sort can tie into knots," is plagued in his own right by three beautiful women. The plot, which takes place over the course of thirteen hours, is divided into three parts: Act I "Alaska Commercial Company's Store at Dawson," Act II "Anteroom of Pioneer Hall," and Act III "Freda Moloof's Cabin.". 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Real Photo Postcard of a young Maxwell Perkins, addressed to himself

      Real photo postcard (image directly from a negative, not printed). Approximately 5.5" x 3.5". Postmarked 21 July 1906 from Barnstable, and 22 July 1906 from Boston. About fine. Oval photographic image of Perkins sitting in a rocking chair on a porch, probably in Barnstable. Perkins has labeled the photo "Jack did it!" and has addressed the card (in effect Signing it) to himself at Apthorp House at Harvard (a distinguished Colonial home in Cambridge, now the Master's residence in Adams House). A nice, early, and perhaps unrecorded image. .

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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      Macmillan & Company, Ltd., New York 1906 - First U.S. edition, only printing. This is Churchill's first biographic work, concentrating heavily on his father's career in Parliament after 1880. It was very well received. At the time, the young Winston Churchill still saw himself in the shadow of his once-influential father. Today it is the son who is favored with lasting fame. Here is a very good set of the first U.S. edition. The U.S. edition is visually similar but aesthetically superior to the British, having gilt top page edges and a lightly scored cloth binding. Both volumes have extremely well-preserved red covers and spines with very little wear, square corners, and superior spines with excellent shelf presentation. The top edge gilt is still bright on both volumes. Volume II has some trivial soiling to the front face and some trivial wear at the top right hinge. Both volumes have very slightly darkened spines. The contents are superlative - clean, bright, and tight with no spotting and no inscriptions. Even the untrimmed fore and bottom edges of the text block look unusually good. Overall, an extremely nice, collector worthy set. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.2, Woods A8(ab) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1906. From The Little White Bird. With Drawings by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt, brown endpapers, grey edges. With the dust jacket. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates on brown paper with printed tissue-guards. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Scratch and small puncture to cloth of lower board, small area with loss of size on upper board. An excellent copy in the rubbed and toned jacket that is frayed at the edges with some short closed tears repaired with tape to the verso, and a snag to the lower panel. First US edition, published the same year as the London edition. A lovely copy in the rare dust jacket. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character.

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        The Writings

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company,, 1906. 20 volumes, octavo (220 × 147 mm). Recent dark green morocco, raised bands, titles and tools to compartments gilt, floral frames to boards gilt, top edges gilt, other untrimmed, marbled endpapers. With a fold out map of Concord, reproductions of Thoreau's journal illustrations, and over 100 tissue-guarded photogravures, some of which are hand-coloured. Mild toning to margins of text blocks, otherwise a fine set. The Manuscript Edition. This set number 255 of 600 numbered and signed by the publisher. With a leaf from an original draft manuscript entirely in Thoreau's autograph, bound into the first volume.

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