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        THE DIARY OF A LINE OFFICER

      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]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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        PETER POODLE

      - 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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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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        Original watercolour from Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens: "He passed under the bridge and came within full sight of the delectable Gardens".

      London 1906 - Ink and watercolour on paper (179 × 258 mm), within original buff card mount, outlined in black and grey ink and gold paper, glazed with UV protection glass in the original Leicester Galleries gilt frame (430 × 528 mm). Small chip to lower right corner of frame, few faint marks to mount, tape renewed around the verso of the frame where the watercolour has been removed for examination; excellent condition in the original frame. This is the scene where Peter steers his little nest-ship, built for him by the thrushes, into Kensington Gardens. Signed and dated by Rackham at upper right. The painting, along with all the other originals from the book Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, was exhibited by Ernest Brown & Phillips at the Leicester Galleries, December 1906. With two exhibition labels on the verso: the Ernest Brown & Phillips label; and another printed exhibition label with the date and other details entered by hand, noting this as no. 21 in the exhibition, sold to the Hon. Walter James [i.e. Walter John James, 3rd Baron Northbourne (1869–1932)].

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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS - SIGNED

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1906 - First edition. 4to. Russet cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. This book was a gift from Arthur Rackham to his brother in law Robert Starkie. Signed on the half title "From Arthur Rackham" A very good copy indeed. Brown endpapers with map of Kensington Gardens on front free endpaper. Fifty colour plates mounted onto art paper and protected by captioned tissue guards. With the exception of the frontispiece all the plates are mounted together at the end of the text. Arthur Rackham married Edyth Starkie in July 1903. Edyth's family were less than enthusiastic about the marriage and on the day of the wedding their suspicions were almost confirmed. Edyth's father having died some years previously, it was to be her brother Robert giving her away. As they arrived at the church they spotted the bride groom disappearing in a hansom cab. "There you are Edyth. He's left you already," exclaimed Robert. In fact Arthur was dashing home to collect the forgotten wedding ring. Presumably the men overcame their differences and this copy is the first of a series of books presented by Rackham to his brother in law. Generally considered to be Rackham's most desirable work, not least as it combines with J.M. Barrie's greatest work. It is most uncommon to find signed copies of this most important of Rackham's work. In 1902 J.M. Barrie wrote the novel "the Little White Bird", the central chapters of which tell of a child named Peter Pan, ".who escaped from being a human when he was seven days old.and flew back to Kensington Gardens." This part of the story was then developed by Barrie and the first book to appear with the title of Peter Pan was this 1906 version to which Arthur Rackham provided 50 magnificent colour illustrations. A contemporary review of this book published in "The World" reads "Mr Barrie has done what no one else has done since the inventor of "Alice", he has invented a new legend, a modern folk story which comprehends all the innermost secrets of the modern child, be he four or forty. Mr Rackham, for his part, has been bewitched in his cradle: he does not dream of fairies or hobgoblins, he knows them." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Organisation, Bekleidung, Ausrüstung und Bewaffnung der königlich bayerischen Armee von 1806 bis 1906 nach amtlichen Quellen bearbeitet.

      München, Oehrlein, (1899-1906). - Mit 70 (2 gefalteten, teils kolorierten, teils farbigen) lithographischen Tafeln. Nur Tafelband, ohne Text. In illustrierter Original-Leinen-Mappe. Lentner 5846. Colas 2157. Lipperheide Qdc 20 (nur Textbd.). - Mit 24 lithographierten Farbtafeln der Uniformen der einzelnen Truppenteile und 46 kolorierten Tafeln mit Uniformdetails, Ausrüstung, Bewaffnung und Gepäck. - Prachtvolle, sehr gut erhaltene Publikation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mirror of the Sea

      New York: Harpers. 1906. First. First American edition. Very slight, scattered foxing to the pastedowns else a fine and fresh copy. The painted lettering and illustration to the boards is bright and unrubbed. One of Conrad's most autobiographical works, episodic memoirs of several sea voyages. A lovely copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        London Bridge 1906

      c. 1906. Photogravure on wove paper. Image size 12 x 10 cm. Plate size: 17 x 13 cm. Sheet size: 25.3 x 18.8 cm. Excellent condition, mounted and presented in a black wooden frame. Signed in pencil lower right by Coburn. A larger image of this gravure trimmed to the edges appears in Coburn's book 'London' published in 1909.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Complete Writings

      The Werner Company, Akron, Ohio 1906 - Akron, Ohio: The Werner Company, 1906. Leather bound. Forty-three volumes. Octavo. The Writings of Voltaire. A contemporary version with notes by Tobias Smollett, revised and modernized, new translations by William F. Fleming and introduction by Oliver H. G. Leigh.The Edition De La Pacification with one hundred and sixty-eight design comprising reproductions of rare old engravings, steel plates, photogravures, portraits, colored and black and white illustrations.Handsomely bound in three quarter blue morocco over cloth boards, spine gilt decorated between raised bands, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers.Contains all Voltaire writings comedies, tragedies, essays, poems, letters, and histories, romances, and most famous novel candide, etc.A beautifully bound set in fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of the Towns of Revere and Winthrop, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. 1906

      Whitman and Howard, Boston 1906 - This atlas contains twenty-five large detailed sheets displaying magnificent colored maps and drawings of the towns of Revere and Winthrop, Massachusetts in 1906. This is a large rebound volume with a couple of bumped corners. The maps are generally in fine condition with some displaying minor staining and folds. The maps and drawings also give interesting historical information of the two towns and the area. Laid in are two period plot plans/advertisements to buy land in the areas. Please note; this atlas is just over twenty-two inches tall and weighs over eight pounds. Larger, heavier books cost proportionately more to ship. EXCEPTIONAL ITEM! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Colonel Ball-Acton, C.B. An Appreciation

      Guildford: Privately Printed,, 1906. Compiled chiefly from his Letters and Journals. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board within an art deco panel in black, black surface-paper endpapers. Portrait frontispiece and 2 other plates, full-page illustration of Ball-Acton's grave. Just a little rubbed, corners bumped, spine a touch sunned, half-title and last leaf lightly browned, text-block toned else, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, extremely uncommon, COPAC records BL only, OCLC adds National Library of Ireland and Universities of Calgary and Chicago. This copy inscribed by Ball-Acton's widow on the half-title; "Bessie Dunlop Smith a [sic] Xmas Gift from her Cousin Georgie, 1906". Ball-Acton was commissioned ensign in the 51st (King's Own Yorkshire Light) Infantry in 1851, and served with them in the Second Anglo-Burmese War, and throughout both phases of the Second Anglo-Afghan War, commanding during the second. An excellent account.

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        DER GRAL- Der Gral : katholische Monatsschrift für Dichtung und Leben KONVOLUT folgender kompletter Jahrgänge: 1. Jg. 1906/1907 // 2. Jg. 1907 /1908 //3. Jg. 1908/1909 / 4. Jg. 1909/1910 // 5. Jg. 1910/ 1911 // 6. Jg. 1911/1912 // 7. Jg. 1912/1913 // 8. Jg. 1913/1914 // 9. Jg. 1914/1915 // 10. Jg. 1915/1916 // 11. Jg. 1916/1917 // 12. Jg. 1917 /1918 // 13. Jg. 1918/1919 // 14. Jg. 1920 / 15. Jg. 1920/1921 // 18. Jg. 1923/1924 // 19. Jg. 1924/1925 // 20. Jg. 1925/1926 // 22. Jg. 1927/1928 // 26. Jg. 1931/1932 // 28. Jg. 1933 /1934 dabei 21. Jg. Heft 12 (1927)

      verschiedene 1906-1934, verschiedene - Ravensburg : Alber [anfangs] Essen : Fredebeul & Koenen [früher] Trier ; Wien : Petrus-Verl. [früher] Münster, Westf. : Helios-Verl. [früher], davon 21 komplette Jahrgänge, davon 13 aufgebunden und 8 Jg. in Einzelheften Erscheinungsverlauf: 1.1906/07 - 31.1936/37,7; damit Ersch. eingest., 1906 - 1937 de 32000 Buch

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        OEUVRES DE SAINT FRANCOIS DE SALES, EVEQUE DE GENEVE ET DOCTEUR DE L'EGLISE, 14 TOMES

      Imprimerie J. Niérat, Annecy - Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte, Lyon, Paris 1906 - RO40174108: 14 tomes d'env. 400-500 pages chacun. Gravures et fac-similés en noir et blanc en frontispices. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons et de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en pages de titre. Scotch sur le dos du tome II. Tomes III, IV, V reliés. Papiers muets collés sur les dos des tomes VI, XII, XIII. Edition complète d'après les autographes et les éditions originales, enrichie de nombreuses pièces inédites. Dédiée à N.S.P. le Pape Léon XIII. Tome I: Les Controverses. Tome II: Défense de l'Estendart de la Sainte Croix. Tome III: Introduction à la Vie dévote. Tomes IV-V: Traitté de l'Amour de Dieu. Tome VI: Les Vrays Entretiens Spirituels. Tome VII-X: Sermons. Tome XI-XIV: Lettres. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        IL MESSALE MINIATO DEL CARD. NICOLÒ ROSSELLI DETTO IL CARDINALE D'ARAGONA.

      Torino 1906 - Magnif. cart. edit. in cartone, angoli e dorso in pergam., cm 49x38, pp 31, 134 tavv in bruno. Buon intervento di restauro alla cartella, peraltro ottimo esempl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lord Randolph Churchill.

      - In two volumes. London. MacMillan and Co. Ltd. 1906. First edition. Illustrated. XVI,(2),564;VIII,(1),531 pp. Photogravure portait frontispiece to both vol., 8 photogravure photos., 7 plates, 3 facsimiles. Publisher`s red cloth. Vol II weak inner joints. Partly foxed. Minor staining to spine. 23 x 15 cm.[#\2269] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Königlich Deutschen Legion. Hier in 2 Bänden komplett !, Diese neue auf anastatischem Wege originalgetreu hergestellte Auflage wurde in 510 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Vorliegendes Exemplar trägt die Nummer 358.

      Berlin, Verlag von W. Barsdorf, 1906 - 8°, LVIII, 407 Seiten mit 18 Tafeln colorierter Uniformtafeln 4 Schlachtplänen und mehrere Tabellen und Band 2. mit XL, 790 Seiten mit 5 Schlachtplänen, einer Abbildung und mehreren Tabellen, betitelte Originalhalblederbände mit Goldprägung - EInbandkanten leicht ber. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1906. Diese neue auf anastatischem Wege originalgetreu hergestellte Auflage wurde in 510 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Vorliegendes Exemplar trägt die Nummer 358. z368 Sprache: de Reprint der Ausgabe Verlag der Hahn'schen Hofbuchhandlung, Hannover 1832-1837.

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        Ellen.

      Pierre Douville 1906 - - Pierre Douville, Paris 1906, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 10 Hollande en grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Un petit trou et un léger manque marginal sur la première garde. Belle couverture illustrée par Van Wélie. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Golgotha and the Holy Sepulchre

      London: The Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund. Hardcover. 209 pages. Index. Nine black and white plates. Twelve black and white figures. Fold-out two-colour plan of Jerusalem at back. Published posthumously. A detailed investigation of the question of the validity of the traditional sites of the Holy Sepulchre and of Golgotha. Average wear and soiling to dark yellow exterior. All lettering and gilt decorations clearly legible/visible upon backstrip and front board. Binding intact. Prior owner's signature atop title page, otherwise unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1906. First Edition.

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        Justinian and Theodora. A Drama Being a Chapter of History and the One Gleam of Light During the Dark Ages

      The Roycrofters, East Aurora 1906 - Double title-page decorated in black, red and yellow, and matching headpieces and colophon in black and yellow. Two signed portraits of Elbert and Alice Hubbard. 8vo. [199 x 149 x 15 mm]. 107, [2] pp. Contemporary binding of half reddish-pink goatskin, marbled paper sides. The spine divided into six panels, lettered in the first and the second with small leaves and dots, the other panels with rows of leaves and dots, marbled endleaves, top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. (Small worm holes at the head of the third panel on the spine and at the lower corner of the rear turn-in). Contained within the original card-board drop-over box, lined with felt and lettered on a paper label. A fine copy of this delightfully produced work, in an equally attractive Roycroft binding. It is No.15 of 106 copies printed on genuine Japan vellum and signed by Elbert Hubbard. Elbert Green Hubbard (1856-1915) was a successful soap salesman for J.D. Larkin & Co. in Buffalo, whose life was changed on a visit to England and a meeting with William Morris. Returning to the States, he wrote of his travels and set up a press, the Roycroft, in emulation of the Kelmscott Press. In 1895 he founded a community, the Roycrofters, at East Aurora. Besides printing a long list of titles, they also operated a fine bindery, a furniture shop and shops producing modelled leather and hammered copper goods. In 1904 Hubbard married Alice Moore, a school teacher and noted feminist. In 1915 the two of them went down on the Lusitania. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Boswell's Life of Johnson [Samuel Johnson]

      Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd 1906, London - 6 volumes, small 8vo. Bound in an attractive tan calf by Ramage. Top edge gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. A very attractive set with extra gilt to the spines, and a small olive green volume number label to each volume. 17.5 cms tall

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        The Right Way To Do Wrong: An Expose

      Harry Houdini, 1906. First Edition. Paperback. Good. Boston: Harry Houdini, 1906: First Edition in red printed wraps. In Good+ condition, with front and rear covers starting and fragile. Pages are clean, lightly toned. Light bleeding and tidemark to front and rear covers, first and last page and frontis. Wraps show uneven toning and wear, with chipping and loss at spine ends. A few creased pages. Rare.

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        The Jungle

      New York: The Jungle Publishing Co.,, 1906. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in black and white. Lightly rubbed at extremities with a few tiny bumps, faint white spots to top corner of upper board, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first issue with the Sustainer's Edition bookplate. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Stewart Edward White with the regards of Upton Sinclair". To fund publication an appeal was launched for advance orders, and about 5,000 copies were designated as such by the bookplate. A beautiful copy with the cloth and pictorial decoration still fresh.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Harper's Weekly

      HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK CITY 1906 - The qaurrel of the guides. January 06, 1906 and December 29, 1906 Entire year professionally. Bound is in very good condition. Theirs some scrsatches on the book. The rear cover have one stuff on it. DATE PUBLISHED: 1906 EDITION: 1912 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Koran.

      [Glasgow: D. Bryce & Son, c1906]. - 2.7 x 1.8 cm. Arabic text. unpaginated. india-paper. title within decorated border. headpieces & marginal decorations. contemporary gilt-stamped limp brown morocco, kept in original metal locket (3.3 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm.) with inset magnifying glass in upper lid (metal locket rusty & not closing). "The [miniature] Koran is another almost legendary title published by Bryce During World War I many copies were issued to Muslim soldiers fighting with the Allied troops and were often regarded as talismans. Lately it has become increasingly difficult to find copies of this book which thirty years ago was so common that an oriental bookseller of my acquaintance had an entire drawer full of them The great economic, political and spiritual revival which has taken place in the Arab world may perhaps account for the present scarcity and have led to the absorption of most of the remaining copies." (Bondy, 1981) Bondy p. 111.

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        La Atlàntida. Poema. Il.lustrat Per Antoni Ollé Pinell.

      Ilustració Catalana, Barcelona 1906 - Tirada limitada y numerada de 300 ejs. Muy cuidada impresión sobre muy buen papel de hilo. Magníficos grabajos al boj. 182 págs. más láminas a 3 tintas. Muy elegante encuadernación en pergamino decorada con fileteado en oro y un grabado al oro de un barco en la tapa superior. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Catalogue Of Cricket Literature

      Merritt & Hatcher Ltd 1906 - Accepted as the first true bibliography of cricket. This is the 1st edition, limited to 50 signed copies. 1st edition in book format, small 8vo. [v] 115pp. plus 4 page handwritten appendix to rear comprising ' Additions to Taylor as listed in "Cricket" 1907, 1908 and 1911' Internally bright and clean save some pencil check marks, easily removed and one or two small stains. Bound in half red morocco raised bands and gilt spine titles by Root of London. Rubbed marbled boards. Upper is loose, but hinge not cracked until title page so marbled endpapers and 3 additional front endpapers attached to the upper boards and the final also joined by the lower portion to the text block. Small previous owners' inscription to front free end paper. Apart from these defects, a very good copy of a work very scarce in this edition. Ltd. edition stated number 46 of 50 signed by the author to the limitation page. [Padwick, 39] [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        London Bridge 1906.

      c. 1906 - Excellent condition, mounted and presented in a black wooden frame. Photogravure on wove paper. Image size 12 x 10 cm. Plate size: 17 x 13 cm. Sheet size: 25.3 x 18.8 cm. Signed in pencil lower right by Coburn. A larger image of this gravure trimmed to the edges appears in Coburn's book 'London' published in 1909. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sugar-Loaf Mountain

      Reilly & Lee, Chicago 1906 - Fifth volume in the Twinkle Tales series. 1906 copyright, but later printing; binding type A with no blurb on rear cover. (There were only two printings of the first edition, both by Reilly & Britton; any Reilly & Lee publication is a later printing.) 64 pages. 15 full-page color illustrations as well as a color title-page. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages; tiny (1/8") spot in margin of one page. Light toning to end papers. Light, small (1/4") scuff at upper right corner of front free endpaper where it appears a price tag may have been removed. Cover has bright color and light wear but for a short (3/8") chip at the top of the spine. Dust jacket has some wear and light soiling, but is complete. Overall a very nice copy of a scarce and popular non-Oz title by Baum. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Mr Woodchuck

      Reilly & Britton Co 1906 - Reilly & Britton Co, Chicago 1906. First Edition / First Printing / First State. First state published by Reilly & Britton Co in 1906. Illustrated cloth boards. Red endpaper. 62 pages. All 14 Illustrated color plates present. L Frank Baum's Rare publication under the name Laura Bancroft. Book Condition: Good+, tight spine, shelf wear, rubbing, bumped corners. Light spots, age toning, minor surface tear at the rear endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Roosevelt hopes he will be able to get Grosvenor A. Porter, a cousin of TR?s wife, confirmed by the Senate as U.S. Marshal after Oklahoma becomes a state, advising him, because of a divided territorial Republican party to <i>?let it be known that you are delighted to do what you can for all the heads of the organization, without regard to faction, so long as what they desire you to do is entirely straight ??</i>

      Important Typed Letter Signed ?Theodore Roosevelt? as President, 2 pages, 7? x 8.75?, separate sheets. On White House stationery, but written from his Oyster Bay home, Sagamore Hill, July 9, 1906. Headed ?Personal? in type. To Hon. G.A. Porter, a cousin of Edith K. Roosevelt, the President?s wife, United States Marshal, Ardmore, Indian Territory. Both pages are uniformly soiled especially on the second page and at the mid-horizontal fold which passes through Roosevelt?s surname. Good condition. In full, ?The most important thing for you to do is just what you have been doing, that is, so administer your office that all the best people will feel that you are about the best official in the Territory. It may be that I may be able to secure your confirmation by the Senate without much active support from the Senators from the new State. But if the Senators choose to oppos

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        The Polish Jew - His Social and Economic Value

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1906 - 336 pages. ". Shows how Slavic indolence has made him (the Polish Jew) the active agent in business and revolution." - from review headline in the New York Times, 19 January, 1907. Tight library binding. Olive-coloured boards with gilt lettering upon backstrip. Several tape repairs to pages. Map of Poland loose but present after title page. Page 95 loose but present. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. A generally sound copy in surprisingly good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Things in Season or a Child's Book of the Seasons [Nature Books for Children Series Number One]

      Anthony Treherne and Company Limited, London 1906 - A First Edition of 'Things in Season or a Child's Book of the Seasons' by Arthur Ransome et al. in Fair condition published by Anthony Treherne and Company Limited in 1906. [Edition identified by: No later editions or printings stated in the publisher's imprint information. [References: Arthur Ransome: A Bibliography [Winchester Bibliographies of 20th Century Writers] by Wayne G. Hammond, reference A4 and A Ransome Book-Case by John Cowen, page 6]] Fair:: A rather worn copy. All notable faults: Heavy wear at the edges of the backstrip, very heavy sunning on the backstrip, some wear to the edges of the plates, which are rather fragile, and offsetting on adjacent pages, moderate foxing on the prelims and edges of the pages, frontispiece not present, large area of heavy tape residue to the gutter of the title page and contemporary previous owner's name on the free front endpaper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kirkland Books of Kendal BA]
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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      Hodder 1906 - First Edition, First Issue bound in the ORIGINAL red colored cloth stamped featuring 50 mounted color plates with tissue guards in rear of book. The book is in wonderful shape with slight wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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