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        The Secret of Heroism: A Memoir of Henry Albert Harper (MacKenzie signed)

      Fleming H. Revell Company, New York 1906 - SIGNED WLMK PRESENTATION COPY 12mo., 161pp., The book is inscribed by the then future Prime Minister on the front free endpaper, at Ottawa, in 1911. Olive cloth lettered in gilt, 161 pages. Some light external wear including some rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, clean pages, free from other names or markings. Untrimmed deckle paper edges, a couple of pages with small corner folds. Book is in very good condition otherwise. Second Edition.Presentation copy inscription: To Russell George Halstead With the best wshes of his friend ML MacKenzie King Ottawa March 27-11", The first book written by Canadaís politician William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canadaís tenth Prime Minister. it is the story Kingís good friend Henry Albert "Bert" Harper ( 1873-1901) who saved a young girl's life but lost his own. "Bert" had also began courting King's younger sister, Jennie in 1900. King participated in a public subscription to raise a statue in Harper's honour and who was the inspiration for the statue of Sir Galahad which stands before the Parliament buildings in Ottawa. The young woman, Bessie Blair, fell through the ice of the Ottawa River. Harperís death affected King greatly and the result was this first book. "He knew the importance of earning a reputation for being non-partisan and with the help of his university friend Henry Albert "Bert" Harper, whom he appointed assistant editor, the [Labour] Gazette soon became a respected reference," "In the Gatineau hills of Quebec, north of Ottawa, he and Bert Harper had long walks, were enchanted by the area around Lac Kingsmere, read uplifting literature, and shared their spiritual concerns. Their friendship ended in December 1901 when Harper died trying to save a young woman from drowning. King wrote a touching memoir, The secret of heroism, but he never again gave himself over to a close friendship. " quoted from DCB online [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        LES HOMMES D'AUJOURD'HUI. ETUDES BIOGRAPHIQUES. RÉDIGÉE PAR DES PLUS ÉMINENTS. HOMMES DE LETTRES, ET ILLUSTRÉE AVEC MAGNIFIQUES PORTRAITS

      PARIS 1906 - (1907). ENCUADERNACIÓN EN TELA ESTAMPADA DE ÉPOCA. VIII + 129 PÁGINAS. 70 PERSONAJES. LÁMINAS CON RETRATOS. HOMENAJE A PERSONAJES DEL SIGLO XIX. Size: 31 X 23

      [Bookseller: Librería Tormos]
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        LE VOLCAN D'OR. Illustrations par George Roux. Nombreuses photographies. Douze grandes planches en chromotypographie.

      1906 - Paris, Hetzel, sans date [1906]. Grand in-8 (193 X 284) percaline rouge de l'éditeur ornée de fers spéciaux, dos au phare, type "à un éléphant" avec titre dans l'éventail, second plat type "i" (Engel) ; 492 pages. Quelques rousseurs très éparses. PREMIÈRE ÉDITION grand in-8 illustrée « à l'éventail et à un éléphant ». 64 illustrations, la plupart dues à G. ROUX, dont un frontispice, une vignette de titre, deux grandes gravures en tête de chapitre, 23 gravures dans le texte, huit reproductions photographiques à pleine page, 17 gravures à pleine page en noir et 12 GRAVURES hors-texte COULEURS. (JAUZAC, pp. 304-306). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        Collection of Original Photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

      Photo album of original photographs of San Francisco after the earthquake of 1906. Oblong octavo. Cloth. Contains 23 photographs, either black and white or silverprints, each either 7" x 5" or 5" x 4", all tipped-into a blank photo album. Most of the photographs are in fine condition, in the slightly worn album. Written in an unknown, probably later hand on the first page: "1906 San Francisco, Calif. earthquake, April 18 -- lasted 48 seconds, 700 lives lost! These pictures sent to us from Uncle Ed Gilson that lived in Calif." Although we found near contemporary records of a San Francisco county clerk with this name, we could determine nothing of substance about Gilson. The images show the aftermath of the earthquake which destroyed a vast portion of the city. There are pictures of ruined buildings, torn up streets, and refugee camps. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, was one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, both as a result of the strong quake and even more the ensuing four days of fires which destroyed large portions of the city. The number of casualties was actually several thousands, although at the time city officials reported only 375 deaths (in the age before Federal aid it was more important to put up a good front and keep real estate prices high). Much of the city was rebuilt from the ground up and these photos convey both the scale of the destruction and the pluckiness of the survivors, who in several images, calmly observe the ruins of their city. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE PENTATEUCH Haftaroth and Prayers with English Translation By Isaac Leesser; Letteris, Meir HaLevi, Edited By Khamisha Khumshey Tora Haftarot Vetfilot

      Hebrew Publishing Company, 122-128 Leonard Street, Brooklyn, New York 1906 - Extremely rare edition. In five volumes. Decorative gilt front boards, some of the gilt is gone. Slight wear to very bottom and top of the spine strips. Pink foredges. Internally the books are in very good condition. Bi-lingual edition with the English page facing the Hebrew page. Approximately 1800 pages total for the five volumes. number of pages is approximately 1800. The thickness of the set is 4.5 inches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        The Early History of the Old South Wales Iron Works (1760 to 1840).

      Bedford Press, London 1906 - From Original Documents. In quarter black leather with black cloth boards, corners and edges bumped a little, leather cracked a little at joints. Spine has title and tooling in gilt, edges bumped and a little worn. Internally bookplate of Harlech college to fpd and pencil name of Edgar L Chappell (Edgar Leyshon Chappell 1879-1949, author and socialist), frontis pull out map present, (viii), 218 pp, lib stamp and withdrawn label to end pages, printed by the Bedford Press, 20 and 21 Bedfordbury, Strand, London, some pencil notes to margins. Not often seen! LLOYD, political reformer and antiquary, published a good deal of record material in his three main works, Historical Memoranda of Breconshire (Brecon, two vols., 1903, 1904), The Great Forest of Brecknock (London, 1905), and The Early History of the Old South Wales Ironworks (London, 1906). See NLW WBO for a full Bio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland

      Edinburgh: Privately Printed by R & R Clark Ltd -1913 1906 - Privately printed original set of 8 volumes (inlcuding index) bound in 7 illustrated boarded portfolios with ties. Each portfolio contains a separate section of full-page b/w plates and both sections have illustrated wrappers. Volumes I to V have tissue-protected colour frontispiece and all volumes have color title page, volume VII has portrait. 412 plates in total. Overall condiiton is vg with just minor edge wear & with each portfolio having small handwritten inscription indicating contents on front board. Size: 10.5 x 13". A comprehensive record of trees from not only Great Britain & Ireland but also from around the world - very desirable. **Very heavy set - please contact bookseller for P&P costs**

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

      [Cambridge, Massachusetts]: John Andrew & Son. 1906. First. First edition. Hand-pulled gravure print. Plate no. 29 from the first portfolio of The North American Indian. Light toning and a few very faint, tiny stains at the margins, very good. Signed and dated by Edward Curtis (1912) on the bottom margin. Professionally framed in a dark green mat inside a wood and glass frame measuring approximately 19" x 23". A hauntingly beautiful, large scale image of four riders on horseback through the Canyon del Muerto in Arizona. Located within the Navajo Nation, the canyon is the site of numerous ruins, and of the killing of over one hundred Navajos by a Spanish cavalry in 1805. Signed loose prints from the first portfolio are scarce. Roth, The Book of 101 Books, pp.36-37. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Les dieux s'en vont d'Annunzio reste.

      Sansot 1906 - - Sansot, Paris 1906, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs typographiques dorés, infimes éraflures sans gravité sur trois nerfs, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque signée à froid de Stroobants. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur en français au journaliste et homme politique Eugène Lautier. Ouvrage illustré de dessins à la plume de Valeri. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Kleine Dramen. Das Bergwerk zu Falun. Der Kaiser und die Hexe. Das kleine Welttheater. 2. Aufl.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        The Adventures Of Ji

      S.W. Partridge & Co - 5" x 7.5" black title on blue cloth with colour illustration to front board of bipedal fieldmouse with little boy in Victorian dress. No date, 1st edition 1906. Pages are pretty tanned and vignetted, spine cracked at feps with mild cracking in one or two other places. Slight damage to top of outside of spine which is very faded, neat previous owners's name and date (Xmas 1914) to endpaper, 3"x1.5" label stuck to free ep, presumably obscuring inscription, otherwise Very Good. Little known among the reading public though sought after by collectors, G.E. Farrow enlists the skills of the extraordinary artist, Charles Tresidder. Dozens of 'Beatrix- Potter-on-acid', type illustrations throughout the book make this an amazing find. Photos don't do the quality or imaginative genius of the illustrator justice. An amazing book. There are currently no copies for sale, at least none listed or advertised, anywhere on the internet. In fact, the rarity of this book is such that there are to my knowledge, only records of three other copies; one in The British Library, one in Oxford University Library and one in The National Library of Scotland. This is a very, very rare book and despite its faults still represents to the serious collector with the only current possibility of acquiring an impossibly rare find. Additional photos available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books at yeomanthefirst]
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        R. Holmes & Co

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. First Edition. About fine in the rare dust jacket, which has minor wear and tear; minor soiling. The promotional text on the front panel introduces the title character as the son of Sherlock Holmes and the grandson of Raffles, and compares his amanuensis Jenkins with Watson and Bunny.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS. Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives. M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia.

      Press of J. B. Lippincott & Co., (n d), Philadelphia: - Illustrated with wood engraved frontis depicting the 'Baldwin Locomotive Works' factory, 11 intratextual cuts & 16 pasted-in photographs of divers Baldwin locomotives. The Baldwin Locomotive Works, an American builder of railroad locomotives, was located in Pennsylvania, originally Philadelphia, then moving in 1906 to nearby Eddystone. The company was the largest US producer of custom, made-to-order steam locomotives. Founded in the early 1830s by Matthais Baldwin, the firm stopped producing locomotives in 1956, ceasing business in 1972, having produced over 70,000 engines, the vast majority powered by steam.This one of the firm's first photograhically illustrated catalogues, a lavish production, issued in the ealy 1870s as Baldwin overtook Rogers as the premier locomotive manufacturer in the United States. Herein will be found photographs of their divers products, including [fill in with some names of locomotives]. While not a particularly rare catalogue, it's importance & desirablility lies in documenting the ascent to prominence of this significant US heavy equipment manufacturer, as well as being an early trade catalogue illustrated with actual photographs. Overall VG (slightly shaken/some shelfwear). Original publisher's pebbled terra-cotta cloth binding with gilt stamped lettering to spine & front board. Beveled edges. 4to: 11" x 7-5/8". 1st edition (Romaine, p. 301). Ca 1871 - 72. 134 pp. T.p. printed in red & black. Text within rectangular red-rule border. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SONATA DE ESTÍO. Memorias del Marqués de Brandomín: Las Publica Don .

      Sucesores de Hernando, Madrid 1906 - 2ª ed. 13x17.8. 262pp. 1h. Rústica. Lomo nuevo, alguna huella en las cubiertas. Esta, según la 'Bibliografía de D. Ramón del Valle-inclán' (Pre-Textos 1995), es la 2ª ed. El 'Catálogo General de la Librería Española e Hispanoamericana' (INLE. 1951) cita otra ed. de 1904, pero parece ser una edición fantasma, ya que no encontramos ninguna otra evidencia de su existencia. La 1ª ed. es de 1903, y esta segunda también es muy rara. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        All Four Parts of "Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration" that were published on the Wiener Werkstatte. Four Volumes

      (Darmstadt: Koch. 1906-1909). First. First editions. Four volumes. Thin quartos. Uniformly bound in original white cloth with Wiener Werkstatte insignia on the front boards. Endpapers illustrated in color by Koloman Moser. Heavily illustrated. All four volumes are fine. Very rare collection of four volumes about the Wiener Werkstatte from the library of Austrian artist Egon Schiele with his estate stamp on the front free endpaper of three of the four volumes ("Nachlass Egon Schiele," which conforms to the estate stamps on his posthumously sold artwork). Schiele died at age 28 of the Spanish flu epidemic. The volumes and contents are as follows:1905: "Wiener Werkstatte." Josef Hoffmann und Koloman Moser, pages 1 - 46.1905: Josef Hoffmann - Kolo Moser. "Die moderne in Wien," pages 521 - 564.1906: Josef Hoffmann - Kolo Moser, pages 149 - 192. 1909: "Schonheit als Weltanschauung (Cabaret Fledermaus)," pages 153 - 207.The plates exhibit a perfect overview of all the items produced by the Wiener Werkstatte: furniture, jewelry, dishes, earthenware, leatherware, boxes, bindings, graphic design, glass-painting, lamps, etc. One article is dedicated to the Cabaret Fledermaus showing the interior design, the graphic design of the program, etc.In 1906 Schiele applied at the Kunstgewerbeschule (School of Arts and Crafts) in Vienna, where Gustav Klimt had once studied, and which was heavily influenced by the Wiener Werkstatte, and where presumably Schiele himself was exposed to and heavily influenced by the style.Individual issues are occasionally found, usually rebound. This set of all four volumes devoted to the Wiener Werkstatte, in original bindings and from the library of Egon Schiele, is exceptional. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fabio Giordano's relation of Capri.

      Napoli, Luigi Pierro 1906 - In 8vo; pagine numerate da 39 a 96. Una illustrazione nel testo. Cart. editoriale ocra. Esemplare slegato. Edizione tirata in 250 esemplari. Douglas pubblicò tra il 1904 ed il 1907 otto monografie raccolte nel volume "Materials for a description of Capri". Esse furono stampate a Londra e a Napoli presso editori diversi, in un numero limitato di copie con numerazione progressiva delle pagine. Le monografie, come pubblicazioni singole, sono assai rare. Doria, 399; Furcheim, pag. 7; Woolf A9: "This anonymus pamphlet, issued for private distribution, was the third of the Capri monographs. It consists of an account of Fabio Giordano and his Historia Napolitana, from wich Douglas here edits and prints for the first time De Capreis Insula". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS

      E Grant Richards London, 1906 First Edition. - 5 volumes, 1906-1911: vii, 152; vii, 153-324; vii, 325-514; vii, 515-704; viii, 706-976pp. Large 4tos (32 x 28cm). Complete first edition set with two colour fold-out maps, double-page black and red anatomical diagram and 318 black and white plates all with captioned tissue guards. With list of subscribers at rear. Errata slip tipped into volume I. Original publisher's red buckram cloth lettered gilt, first three volumes in original red dustwrappers lettered gilt. Occasional light foxing or browning to pages; plates generally very clean. Boards and spines partially sunned; slightly rubbed. Slight fraying to some dustwrapper edges; some sunning. Overally very decent and sound [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Any Amount of Books ABA]
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        Wright & Ditson's Lawn Tennis Guide for 1906

      Wright & Ditson, Boston 1906 - 261 pp. 16mo (large). Paperback. Shelfwear and soiilng. Bumping to spine w/ paper missing from ends. Previous owner's name in pen to front joint and title page. Dogearing to corners, sm. pieces missing from cover corners. Pencil sketches to rear cover. Tears to and small pieces missing from rear joint. Includes folding chart. Soiling to some pages. Creasing to some page corners. Pencil marginalia to some pages. 1" open tear to title page. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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        Kidnapped

      London - Cassell andCompany, Limited, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA reprint of Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped. %0D%0AKidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. %0D%0AAs historical fiction, it is set around 18th-century Scottish events, notably the Appin Murder , which occurred near Ballachulish in 1752 in the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising. Many of the characters, and one of the principals, Alan Breck Stewart, were real people. The political situation of the time is portrayed from different viewpoints, and the Scottish Highlanders are treated sympathetically. %0D%0AWith seventeen illustrations throughout, as well as two fold-out maps. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a half-calf green binding. Externally a trifle rubbed with some marks to the boards. Joints starting but firm. Internally generally firmly bound with bright and clean pages throughout save for the odd spot. Ink isncription to front pastedown dated 1908. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        LA CORTE DE LOS POETAS. Florilegio de rimas modernas.

      Pueyo, Madrid 1906 - [CARRÉRE Emilio] LA CORTE DE LOS POETAS. Florilegio de rimas modernas. Madrid. Editorial de Pueyo. Circa 1906. 347p. Cartoné. Primera edición. Se trata de la antología más importante de la poesía modernista, cuyo mentor fuera Rubén Darío. Selección de Emilio Carrére. Picaduras de polilla en lomo de la encuadernación. Cabe aclarar que el libro fue curado y se encuentra libre de polillas. Buen estado. Rarísimo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cabalgando en un Silbido]
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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS.

      Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1906 - FIRST EDITION. 4to.(10.1 x 7.7 inches). Colour frontis and forty nine mounted colour plates, bound after the text, each with a printed tissue guard. Finely bound in recent full burgundy morocco, the spine with five raised bands, compartments lettered and fully decorated in gilt. Decorative gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt. Original gilt decorated cloth spine and front board bound in at end. A Fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Incunabula Typographica: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in The Fifteenth Century (1460=1500) in the Library of Henry Walters

      Baltimore 1906 - Hardcover. Full leather with gilt lettering. Leather rubbed through to boards around edges and flaking off of spine. 522pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        In The Days of the Comet

      New York, The Century Co.,, 1906. Octavo. Original blue cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in grey, blue and black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a quarter blue morocco box. Light, persistent damp stain to lower margin, ownership stamp to front free endpaper but an excellent copy in the little frayed and creased dust jacket with a number of minor chips and some soiling to the rear panel. First US edition, first printing. Exceptionally scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Writings of Henry David Thoreau. Manuscript Edition

      Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York 1906 - Twenty Volumes. Publisher's green buckram with printed paper spine labels. The spines are faded to tan with a spot of darkening at the foot of several of the volumes. There is an occasional spot of discoloration or minor patch of bubbling to the cloth, else this is a Near Fine set. There is a previous owner bookplate on each of the front pastedowns else, internally, the books are Fine. One of 600 sets, this being number 538, signed by the publisher on the limitation leaf, and with an inlaid LEAF OF MANUSCRIPT in Thoreau's hand inserted at the front of the First Volume. The manuscript leaf is from a draft of the essay 'A Yankee in Canada,' and consists of 28 lines written in ink with penciled corrections. Borst B3.

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        White Fang

      MacMillan & Company, New York 1906 - this copy has been rebound in a lovely exhibition binding by jake benson of the benson hand bindery, columbia, s. c. the book is coveredi in english harmatan native goatskin over sculped board. the surface is abraded then over dyed and has inlays of vellum and alum taw. tooling in blind as well as aluminum and hologram foils. the book is housed in a suede-lined cloth-covered drop-spine clamshell box and has an alum tawed goatskin label. the original endpapers have been preserved and reused. this book has been shown in two exhibitions first in iowa and more recently in boston, mass, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Right Way to Do Wrong

      Harry Houdini, Boston 1906 - 8vo. 96 pp. Water stain top edge of back cover, small piece missing bottom of spine, bottom corner back cover, top of front cover. The inside of book looks very good. An expose of successful criminals. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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        The Tale of Jeremy Fisher

      London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1906. Sextodecimo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, llustration laid down to front board, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 26 full-page colour illustrations by the author. Light stain to back board, about four pages towards the back of the book are creased to lower corners, otherwise a very attractive and bright copy. First edition, deluxe issue in burgundy cloth.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STORY OF MISS MOPPET

      - POTTER,BEATRIX. THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET. Warne: NY & Lond. 1906. 24mo WALLET PANORAMA. Grey cloth, pict. paste-on of cat on flap, small spot and rear cover, light cover soil else VG+. 1st U.S. ed., identical to U.K. except "NY" comes first on back cover. Illustrated with 14 lovely color illustrations, cloth backed and folded accordion style. (Quinby 11;Linder p. 426). Due to the lack of success of this panorama format, only two Potter titles were published in this form. They were later reissued in regular book format. Increasingly scarce and a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Western Tibet and the British Borderland: The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists with an Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of Its Peoples

      London: Edward Arnold 1906, 1st Edition. () xv,376pp. Very good. Small quarto. Original blue publisher's cloth with gilt titles and gilt decoration to front board. Head and tail of spine lightly bumped. Spine lightly faded. Some staining to bottom of large folding map (not affecting images), else internally tight and clean. Photographic frontis of Mount Kailash. A heavily illustrated account of explorations to Western Tibet, including sections on Hindusim, Buddhism, and attempts to climb Mounts Gurla Mandhata and Kailas. A nice copy in the original cloth..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird. With Drawings by Arthur Rackham.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906 - Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt, brown endpapers, grey edges. With the dust jacket. 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. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates on brown paper with printed tissue-guards. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE SONG OF ROLAND

      Cambridge: Riverside Press // Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1906. Limited Edition, number 141 of 220 copies.. Vellum Binding. Folio. Fleur-de-lis patterned paper over boards backed in vellum with vellum-tipped corners; some staining to the front board, particularly towards the bottom; printed in black with red titles and page numbers, yellow/gold marginal notes, blue initials (opening initial in brilliant gold); six vivid hand-colored illustrations in the form of stained glass windows embellish the text; additionally the printer's mark on the title page is illustrated and colored in the same style; one page has a faint stain else internally a clean bright copy. A monumental book by one of the greatest American book designers.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        Are You A Bromide? Or, The Sulphitic Theory

      New York: B. W. Huebsch,, 1906. Expounded and Exemplified According to the Most Recent Researches Into the Psychology of Boredom. Including many well-known Bromidioms now in use. With decorations by the author. Octavo. Original grey boards, paper label to upper board printed in green and red. With the dust jacket. Joints cracked, backstrip loose, boards lightly rubbed, spine a bit tanned. A very good copy in the rubbed jacket with a few chips at the corners and head and tail of spine, and a closed tear to the rear panel. First edition, first printing of the comedy book whose dust jacket coined the term "blurb".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gesammelte Werke in sechs Bänden.,

      Berlin, S. Fischer, 1906 - Jeder Band mit einer Titelvignette, 6 Bll., 450 Seiten, 3 Bll; 2 Bll., 294 Seiten, 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 435 Seiten; 2 Bll., 336 Seiten; 2 Bll., 193 Seiten, 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 344 Seiten, 4 Bll. (Inhaltsverzeichnis für alle 6 Bde., Chronologisches Verzeichnis, Nachwort des Verlages). Erste Ausgabe der ersten Werksausgabe, WG 28. Handnummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 21 der Vorzugausgabe auf handgeschöpftem Büttenpapier, von Hand in Ganzpergament gebunden. Von dieser Vorzugsausgabe erschienen nur 50 Exemplare, wovon nur 45 in den Handel gelangten. Gedruckt bei Drugulin in Leipzig, die Vignetten auf den Titeln und Deckeln von E. R. Weiß. Unbeschnittene Exemplare. Die vorderen fliegenden Vorsätze sämtlicher Bde. mit schönem gestochenen Exlibris, teilweise mit leichtem Abklatsch auf den vorderen Spiegeln, Einbanddeckel leicht aufgebogen, Einbde. leicht fleckig bzw. minimal angeschmutzt, insgesamt leicht unfrisch. Schöne komplette Reihe in insgesamt gutem Erhaltungszustand. Sehr selten ! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 55000 8° (21 x 15 cm), flexible Orig.-Ganzpergamentbde. mit Rückentitel u. Vignette auf Vorderdeckel, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Castellum Einzelunternehmen]
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        A Staff Officer's Scrap-Book During the Russo-Japanese War

      London: Edward Arnold. 1906. Fourth impression. Octavo. Blue cloth gilt. Very good or better with some wear to the extremities, and light spotting to the boards. Tipped in the front endpapers of this copy are four Typed Letters Signed and one Signed photograph from the author. In addition there is another letter gifting the book to, and subsequent correspondence between, Hamilton and John Page Nicholson, a Colonel during the American Civil War. The letters have been folded for mailing with only minor general wear, near fine. Hamilton was knighted in 1902 for a distinguished record in India, Africa, and Afghanistan. His image was later tarnished due to his involvement in the failed Gallipoli Campaign during World War I, subsequently detailed in his two volume Gallipoli Diaries published immediately following the war. The letters, on British War Office stationery and dated between 1906-1909, thank Nicholson for his interest in the book, oblige his request for a photo, and include a few passing references to the American Civil War including the battles at Antietam and Gettysburg. Nicholson was a veteran of the Savannah and South Carolina campaigns; a leading military historian, most notably the editor of the two volume Pennsylvania at Gettysburg; and an early supporter of preservation efforts at Gettysburg and Valley Forge. An interesting association copy connecting two notable military men of letters. .

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

      - An autograph letter signed ‘Rudyard Kipling, to ‘The White Man at Kassala’. The Woolsack, Rosebank, Capetown, Apr. 3 1906. Letter amounts to three written pages on hand-addressed letterhead on a folded sheet which measures 197x153 mms unfolded. There is an associated hand-addressed envelope signed by Kipling with the name J. H. Grieve overlaid on a strip of paper; the envelope is a little worn with the corners nibbled. The White Man at Kassala turns out to be a J. H. Grieve as stipulated on the envelope. A clean example with just a couple of tiny marks. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Classic Bindings ABA ILAB]
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        Pugilistica. The History of British Boxing

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1906. 3 volumes, octavo. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in half burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, cloth covered boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, With portraits and illustrations. Some light foxing to all volumes, mainly to margins and to edges, otherwise a sound set, in more than very good condition. First Edinburgh edition, succeeding the London edition of 1888. Includes detailed reports on the careers of legendary pugilists and accounts of their key fights.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Farbatlanten der Medizin. The Ciba Collection of Medical Illustrations: Farbatlanten der Medizin, Bd.6, Nervensystem von Frank H. Netter (Autor), Günter Krämer (Autor)Ernst Oppenheimer (Herausgeber) Eckehard Renner (Autor) Martin Stauch (Autor) John H jr Abel, Ralph D Alley, Marvin B Bacaner, Frank H Netter

      Stuttgart: Thieme. Hardcover. Good. 30,9 x 23,3 x 1,9 cm. Frank Henry Netter, geboren 1906 in Brooklyn. Studium der Medizin, 1933 Eröffnung einer chirurgischen Privatpraxis in New York, die er für seine künstlerischen Arbeiten nach einigen Jahren aufgab. Der Autor verstarb im September 1991. Einfach genial das Buch! Leider habe ich es erst kurz vor meinem 3.Staatsexamen entdeckt, aber trotzdem konnte ich in kurzer Zeit sehr viel aus ihm lernen und rekapitulieren! Ich kann nur jedem das Buch empfehlen, der Neurologie als Prüfungsfach hat oder jedem, der sich für Neurologie interessiert!....ein Ersatz für ein "richtiges" Lehrbuch ist es allerdings nicht,deshalb empfiehlt es sich zum Neuro- Buch. Farbatlanten der Medizin, Bd.6, Nervensystem II [Gebundene Ausgabe] Frank H. Netter (Autor), Günter Krämer (Autor) Ernst Oppenheimer (Herausgeber) Eckehard Renner (Autor) Martin Stauch (Autor) John H jr Abel, Ralph D Alley, Marvin B Bacaner, Frank H Netter Frank Henry Netter, geboren 1906 in Brooklyn. Studium der Medizin, 1933 Eröffnung einer chirurgischen Privatpraxis in New York, die er für seine künstlerischen Arbeiten nach einigen Jahren aufgab. Der Autor verstarb im September 1991. Einfach genial das Buch! Leider habe ich es erst kurz vor meinem 3.Staatsexamen entdeckt, aber trotzdem konnte ich in kurzer Zeit sehr viel aus ihm lernen und rekapitulieren! Ich kann nur jedem das Buch empfehlen, der Neurologie als Prüfungsfach hat oder jedem, der sich für Neurologie interessiert!....ein Ersatz für ein "richtiges" Lehrbuch ist es allerdings nicht,deshalb empfiehlt es sich zum Neuro- Buch. Farbatlanten der Medizin. The Ciba Collection of Medical IllustrationsFarbatlanten der Medizin, Bd.6, Nervensystem von Frank H. Netter (Autor), Günter Krämer (Autor) Ernst Oppenheimer (Herausgeber) Eckehard Renner (Autor) Martin Stauch (Autor) John H jr Abel, Ralph D Alley, Marvin B Bacaner, Frank H Netter

      [Bookseller: Lars Lutzer]
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