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        A History Of Classical Scholarship. Second Edition (Revised). Vol I From The Sixth Century B. C. To The End Of The Middle Ages. Vol Ii From The Revival Of Learning To The End Of The Eighteenth Century In Italy, France, England And Netherlands. Vol Iii The Eighteenth Century In Germany And The Nineteenth Century In Europe And The United States Of America (3 Volumes, Complete)

      Cambridge: University Press 1906, 1908, 1906. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. Illustrations Throughout. Xxiii, 702; Xiv, 498; Xiii, 523. Matching Publisher's Red Cloth, First Volume Published In 1906, Second And Third Volumes Published In 1908. Very Scarce Second, Revised, And Best Edition. Cloth Clean, Gilt Brilliant, Slight Rubbing At Corners, Small Rubs To Cloth On Spines Of Volumes Ii And Iii, Tiny Fray Near Top Edge Of Spine Of Vol Ii, Two Tiny Tears At Top Of Spine Of Vol Iii And Tiny Fray At Bottom. No Names Or Marks, Hinges Tight.

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      NP, 1906. 6 x 10 1/2. (2), xxiv, 1109 pages plus 67 subscripted pages; with five pagination gaps, as issued. Collated complete, no excisions. Pictorial red cloth printed in black. Some binding wear, contents near fine. Mildly ex-library (Lake Placid Club of Essex, NY). Extensive specimen with large sections of border and decorative material (about a third of the specimen)with much "arts & Crafts" material (Bradley, Hapgood, Roycroft). With wood type and printing equipment.

      [Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book]
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      1906 - with an appendix on the flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf. First edition. 2 vols. 22 maps (4 large folding coloured) & 28 colour plates, with numerous illustrations. 4to. Original pictorial/armorial cloth, gilt. A little corner bruising short tear to top front joint of the first volume. Endpapers to the second volume cracked at hinges and joint broken away from spine between the endpaper and the first blank. Interiors very good. xxviii, 520; xvi, 521-1183pp. London, Hutchinson, Johnston (1858-1927) provides a detailed overview of the country's fauna, flora, history and anthropology. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Piccolo libro inutile.

      - [Roma, Tipografia Operaia Romana, 1906], in-6, br. edit. (ma manca la copertina anteriore e quella poateriore reca delle perdite ai margini), carte [3], da 4 a 69, [3]. Invio autografo di Tarchiani sul front.: "Un grande Poeta morto e un poetucolo semivivo offrono questo testimone di tristezze e di dolore, ma espressione pura di una fraternità luminosa [.] Sergio Corazzini e Alberto Tarchiani, 1910". Prima edizione, rarissima, di questa raccolta poetica a 4 mani che contiene la poesia più rappresentativa di Corazzini: "Desolazione del povero poeta sentimentale". Gambetti - Vezzosi, (1997), p. 138. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Voyage of the "Scoatia": Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas

      London: William Blackwood and Sons 1906 - VG 1st edition HB in illustrated cloth boards with original dark blue endpapers. A bright tight clean copy of 375pp illustrated in b/w with no inscriptions and 2 folded colour maps plus 1 other, rear map has repair to support hinge. All plates present and spine is very good. (23 x 15cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs***

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        The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1906. Translated from the Spanish by P. A. Motteux. 4 volumes, octavo (244 x 155 mm). Finely bound by the Harcourt Bindery in contemporary green crushed half morocco, spines gilt to compartments with red floral onlays, gilt windmill ornaments to front covers, green cloth sides, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, red silk page markers. With black and white illustrations with tissue guards by Adolphe Lalauze. Bookplate of Phebe K. McAllister to pastedowns. Spines slightly faded, very slight marking to covers. An excellent set. First edition, first impression. Motteux's translation of Don Quixote was first published in 1700–3. It was widely admired throughout the 18th and 19th centuries for its lucidity and wit, and remains in print to the present day. A handsomely bound set.

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        [Photo Album]: Girls Camping, 1906

      1906. Near Fine. Oblong 12mo. 7" x 4.75". Gilson Adjustable Album manufactured by The Carter's Ink Company. String-tied green cloth with "Photographs" in gilt on the front board, with stiff blank card pages. 36 gelatin silver photographs. Images are various sizes, mostly one or two to a page, without captions. A little scuffing on boards, one leaf cut in half and lacking one half, modest fading on the images, else very good or better. A charming little album of a group of young people, mostly young women and a few men, at a lakeside campground. The women are pictured rowing, cooking, fishing, swimming, and lounging in a rural setting.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Twinkle's Enchantment [The Twinkle Tales, Vol 6]

      Reilly & Britton, Chicago 1906 - 64 pp. First issue, in light tan cloth, hand-lettered illustrated title page, plain heavy red endpapers. Lightly used, no wear to lettering and just light rubbing to bear on front cover, light wear at corners. Ink inscription, probably contemporary with book's publication, at top of front endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Bandit Jim Crow

      Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1906. First Edition, First Printing . Light Tan Cloth. Very Good Book/No DJ. 6 15/16" Tall. Color Plates By Maginal Wright Enright. 63 Pp. First Issue, In Light Tan Cloth, Hand-Lettered Illustrated Title Page, Plain Heavy Red Endpapers. Lightly Used, No Wear To Lettering Or Design, Light Wear At Corners. Professionally And Invisibly Re-Cased Into Original Covers And Endpapers, A Few Small Edge Tears, One Long Horizontal Tear To Last Page Professionally Repaired. Pencil Ownership Signatures Dated March And May 1908 [Same Owner], Small Corner Chip To Front Free Endpaper, Rubbing To Top Of Front Cover With Some Loss Of Color On Crow And Pine Tree, Tiny Stain At Top Of Last Page.

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      LUIGI PIERRO, 1906. ITALIANO 0,61 Copertina con strappo inferiore, distaccata dal dorso. Dorso danneggiato e spezzato. Scurimento dei tagli. Pagine lisce al tatto, chiare, leggibili, parzialmente scucite dal dorso. Presenza di qualche immagine in bianco e nero. Fotografia in nero all'antiporta con dedica manoscritta con stilografica. USATO

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      - Paris. Conard. 1906. 1 volume in-folio, broché, petites taches sur le 1er plat. [4] ff. ; 93 pp. ; [3] pp. Illustré de 15 gravures en couleurs de Georges ROCHEGROSSE. Chaque page est orné d'un riche encadrement inspiré de la sculpture hindoue.Exemplaire sur japon ancien, non numéroté, celui-ci spécialement imprimé pour Louis Conard, l'éditeur. Est jointe une lettre autographe de Rochegrosse à Louis Conard, de 8 pages, au sujet de l'ouvrage Akedysséril : " . quel désappointement et quel ennui m'a causé ce que vous dites d'Akedysséril. D'autant, que d'après vos dernières lettres, j'étais à cent lieues de m'attendre à cette nouvelle qui m'abasourdit absolument et qui me parait d'autant plus pénible et inexplicable que c'est la première fois depuis que je fais de l'illustration que je me trouve devant un résultat semblable. le livre me paraissait tout à fait bien présenté et les reproductions aussi parfaites que possibles. aussi je m'y perds et je n'y comprends absolument rien, surtout puisque vous me dites que vos souscripteurs avaient vu les épreuves chez vous. j'en arrive à me demander s'il n'y aurait pas là une sorte de cabale et de travail souterrain pour vous empêcher de continuer dans la voie du livre illustré." 66 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre PREVOST]
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        The Chimes

      London: J.M. Dent & Co. 1906 - London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1906. The Chimes. A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In, With Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Later edition with the C.E. Brock illustrations. Small octavo (7 x 4 ½ inches; 182 x 125 mm. – external dimensions). viii, 167, [1, imprint] pp. Eight full-page colour plates and nine black and white drawings in the text. Bound by Cedric Chivers of Bath (gilt-signed to the rear paste down), full cream vellum, top-edge gilt. Full decorated vellum, 7 inches tall. A superb example of a Hand Painted vellucent binding by CEDRIC CHIVERS of Bath. The vellum is decorated with gilt and original hand painted watercolour designs with mother of pearl onlays to the front board and spine. Dentelles and gilt top edge. The charming Christmas tale by Charles Dickens is embellished with 8 colour illustrations by C.E. Brock. A near fine copy. C[harles]. E[dmund]. Brock (1870-1938) was a widely published English line artist and book illustrator who earned his first book commission at age twenty. He became a very successful illustrator, best known for his line work, initially in the tradition of Hugh Thomson, but he was also a skilled colourist. Brock's work varied with the sort of story he was illustrating, some of it refined and described as "sensitive to the delicate, teacup-and-saucer primness and feminine outlook of the early Victorian novelists," while other work was "appreciative of the healthy, boisterous, thoroughly English characters," i.e. soldiers, rustics, and "horsey types." Other illustrations were grotesquerys drawn to amuse children looking at or reading storybooks.   Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition. Boards – very good condition – some minor marks and age, front board slightly bowed. Page edges – good condition – top edge gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition – solid. Paste downs – very good condition – gilt decorated by Chivers, some age toning and staining. End papers – very good condition – marbled. Title – good condition – minor foxing. Pages – good condition – some foxing and marks. Binding – good condition – extremely attractive, slightly cocked and front board bowed which isn’t unusual with vellum binding as the skin settles. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1906 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night and the Supplemental Nights

      Burton Club - 17 Volumes published in a limited edition by the Burton Society, circa 1906, this is number 289 out of 1000 issued, someone has chosen to enhance the first series by inserting illustrations from other editions of the Arabian Nights, some in colour most by Virginia Francis Sterrett but some others I can't identify but would appear to be another edition of the nights [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bericht über die Tätigkeit der zur Erforschung der Schlafkrankheit im Jahre 1906/07 nach Ostafrika entsandten Kommission.

      319 S., 1 Karte Hardcover Sehr seltene Erstausgabe des von Robert Koch mitverfassten Berichtes über die Expedition nach Deutsch-Ostafrika zur Erforschung der Schlafkrankheit in den Jahren 1906/07. Halbleinen. Ehem. Bibliotheksex. m. Stempel und Signatur. Einband berieben und bestoßen, Buchrücken stark lädiert. Neubindung wird empfohlen. Titelei und vereinzelte Seiten eckknittrig. Fehlstelle auf S. 197/198 (kein Textverlust). Text und Abbildungen sauber. Akzeptabler Zustand.

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        Kryptogamenflora der Mark Brandenburg und angrenzender Gebiete (2 Bände): 1. Leber- und Torfmoose 2. Laubmoose

      Botanischen Verein der Provinz Brandenburg - Verla 1906 - Geïllustreerd / Illustrated / Illustré / Illustriert 1000 1640 16 x 23 cm Duits / German / Allemand / Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Imprimerie et les Procédés de Gravure au Vingtième Siécle.

      1906. MARTY, André. L'Imprimerie et les Procédés de Gravure au Vingtième Siécle: étude accompagnée de quarante planches hors texte. 81 pp. Illustrated with 40 plates of various printing processes by different artists. 4to., 270 x 210 mm, bound in contemporary three-quarter brown morocco over marbled boards. Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1906.A wonderful piece of turn of the century book-making. The book contains original prints by Eugène Béjot; Jacques Beltrand; Edgar Chahine; Jules Chéret; Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot; Léon Detroy; Henri Fantin-Latour; Auguste Lepère; Jean-François Millet; Henri Rivière; Pierre Roche and a chromotype by Eugène Grasset. Type designed by Pigouchet, Garamond, Didot, William Morris, Lucien Pissarro, Will Bradley, Grasset and Auriol. Copy Number 1, inscribed "au premier de mes amis ce premier exemplaire et affectueusement dedie, Andre Marty" A fine copy. OCLC lists only one copy at BCU DORIGNY in Switzerland.

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        Pallas Athena. In: L'Art et Les Artistes [Autograph Manuscript of Article, Interleaved with Printed Version]

      Art et les Artistes 1906 - Signed by Author Paris, 1906. Folio, wraps bound over in full polished calf. Anatole France's original manuscript for his article "Pallas Athena," in L'Art es les Artistes, 2nd Annee, No. 21. The manuscript has been interleaved with the article and finely bound in full polished calf. This copy belonged to Louis Barthou, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Includes a woodcut by Jacques Beltrand, inscribed to Barthou by Beltrand. All materials in near fine to fine condition, with one scuff to front board and some light normal tanning to article as would be expected. A very scarce article, with one copy located in the Bibliotheque nationale de France. OCLC 459715158 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

      London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1906. First Edition. Wallet Format. Very Good. First edition, first issue with "London & New York" on the rear cover. Panorama format folded accordion style into a green cloth wallet binding. Very Good, with short tear to cloth at bottom front corner, slight damage to buckle and closure, small stain to front cover, light toning to cloth, inside covers with faded previous owner details and small bookseller ticket, and two creased pages. A charming copy.

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        Mirages. Scènes de la vie arabe

      L'Edition d'art H. Piazza 1906 - In-8 (17 x 23,4 cm), broché sous emboîtage, couverture rempliée, 222 pages, 1 de 348 exemplaires sur vélin, superbes compositions en couleurs de E. Dinet commentées par Sliman Ben Ibrahim Bamer ; légères pliures au dos, par ailleurs intérieur très frais, bel exemplaire. Dinet E. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Claudius Bombarnac

      Second illustrated edition. It has a new edition with substantial modifications in the text and engravings. The 6 polychrome insets are drawn in dominant, blue, greenish, pale. The later edition with the red badge will contain only 3 polychrome on the 6. 52 illustrations by Benett.Publisher cardboard says "Acanthus leaves", macaroons with a golden background. Good first plate, with slight discolourations on the outer edge. Back with small gaps of percaline, like pellets, on the title piece, tail and cap. second board quite good but with 2 areas as scraped. Coins slightly rubbed. Quite good copy, generally fresh, with pale russet halos in title page and in the margins of some leaflets. Hetzel Paris 1906 Grd. in-8 (18x27,3cm) 284pp. relié

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        The Jungle

      New York: The Jungle Publishing Co, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Sustainer's Edition. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good. 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 light edge wear, rubbing, and light scuffing. Lean to spine. One of 5,000 copies with Sustainers' Label present.

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        Essays with a preface by Thomas Carlyle

      One of 300 copies on paper of a total edition of 325. Red printed initials. 4to (24cm.) 311[1]p. Dark brown niger morocco by the Doves Bindery, covers tooled with a gilt pattern of interlacing geometrical shapes and small circles, spine in 6 compartments, gilt, all edges gilt, in fleece-lined morocco-backed folding box. Hammersmith, Doves Press.

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        Henrietta Szold

      November 4, 1906. Typed Letter Signed “Henrietta Szold,” 1.5 pages, 6” x 9.5”, separate sheets. New York, November 4, 1906. To Hon. Mayer Sulzberger, Philadelphia, beginning “Dear Judge Sulzberger.” Letterhead of “The Jewish Publication Society of America / 608 Chestnut Street / Philadelphia” with “#528 West 123rd St., / New York” typed in. Fine condition.In full, “The enclosed is a voucher made out by Dr. [Solomon] Schechter as Chairman of the Board of Editors of the Bible Translation, under the Resolution adopted by the Board of Trustees appropriating five hundred dollars ($500.00) for the Bible work, subject to the order of the Chairman of the Board, and the Chairman of the Publication Committee. Accordingly, the voucher will have to be countersigned by you before it can be honored by the Board. If you will kindly return it to me with your signature, I shall forward it at once to the secretary. Dr. Schechter desired me to find out from you whether the fifty dollars ($50.00) due Dr. Max L. Margolis for travelling expenses incurred in consulting with Dr. Schechter regarding the Bible Commentary work, is to come out of the same fund. My own impression is that the appropriation was meant to cover only the Bible translation work, and not to include the Commentary work. Dr. Schechter told me that you desire the next meeting of the Publication Committee to be held on November 18.”Mayer Sulzberger (1843-1923) was Chairman of the Publication Committee of the Jewish Publication Society of America. He was a Judge of Common Pleas Court from 1895-1902 when he was elevated to President Judge of Common Pleas Court, serving until 1915 when, at age 72, he retired voluntarily. Judge Sulzberger’s obituary in “The New York Times” noted that he “had a national reputation as a Jewish scholar and was the possessor of one of the finest private libraries in America.”Solomon Schechter (1847-1915), Chairman of the Board of Editors of the Bible Translation of the JPS, became president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1902. In 1913, two years before he died, he established and served as first president of the United Synagogue of America, an organization of Conservative Jewish congregations.Max L. Margolis (1877-1932) became Editor-in-Chief of the Jewish Publication Society’s project of translating the Bible into English. The plans for its publication was announced by the JPS in 1908 noting that “this version of the Bible in English, issued under Jewish auspices, will be free from all non-Jewish interpretations. When completed, the Bible will be made accessible to all English-speaking Jews ... “The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text: A New Translation with the Aid of Previous Versions and with Constant Consultation of Jewish Authorities” was published in 1917. Dr. Margolis was professor of Biblical Philology at Dropsie College from 1909 until his death.Accompanied by a printed form letter signed in facsimile “Henrietta Szold,” as Editor, one page, 8” x 10.5”. Slight tears at edges. Letterhead: “The Jewish Publication Society of America / American Jewish Year Book / 5668,” New York, April 4, 1907. Stamped “Second Request.” To Louis E. Levy, Pres., Association of Jewish Immigrants, asking him to fill out an enclosed form revising the 5661 (1900-1901) entry of his organization (original form present, chipped at edges) for inclusion in the 5668 (1907-1908) edition.

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        The Tale of Jeremy Fisher

      London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1906. Sextodecimo. Recent red half morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, original pictorial boards and pictorial endpapers at front. With colour illustrations by the author. Small coat of arms blocked in blind to half-title, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Bali en Lombok zijnde een verzameling geïllustreerde reisherinneringen en studies omtrent land en volk, kunst en kunstnijverheid.

      (Edam), 'De Zwerver', 1906-1910.Oblong folio. Original vellum with gilt decorations on covers (front cover sl. warped). With many illustrations and ornamented initials by the author. (18),234,IV pp.First edition; 400 copies printed and signed by the author. - Wijnand Otto Jan Nieuwenkamp (1874 - 1950), was a Dutch multi-faceted autodidact. The drawings appearing in this book, which also included pioneering ethnographic and archaeological studies, are considered an important early book about this island. Bali made a deep impact on Nieuwenkamp, and he returned to the island again and again over the years - not only to make his own art but to learn the Balinese traditional painting. - Fine.Lekkerkerker 54.

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        Claudius Bombarnac

      Hetzel 1906 - - Hetzel, Paris 1906, Grd. in-8 (18x27,3cm), 284pp., relié. - Seconde édition illustrée. Elle bénéficie d'un nouveau tirage avec de substantielles modifications dans le texte et les gravures. Les 6 hors-texte polychromes sont tirés dans des dominantes, bleue, verdâtre, pâle. L'édition plus tardive au macaron rouge ne comportera que 3 polychromes sur les 6. 52 illustrations par Benett. Cartonnage d'éditeur dit "Aux feuilles d'acanthe", au macaron à fond doré. Bonne première plaque, avec de légères décolorations sur la bordure externe. Dos comportant des petits manques de percaline, comme des pastilles, sur la pièce de titre, en queue et coiffe. Second plat assez bien mais avec 2 zones comme grattées. Coins légèrement frottés. Assez bon exemplaire, dans l'ensemble frais, avec de pâles auréoles roussâtres en page de titre et dans les marges de quelques feuillets. Dans ce roman, Jules Verne renoue avec l'aventure et raconte les péripéties rocambolesque de son héros reporter lors de son voyage en train sur la ligne menant d'Ouzoun-Ada (enTurquie) à Pekin. On notera avec amusement la présence d'un baron allemand tentant de faire le tour du monde en 39 jours. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second illustrated edition. It has a new edition with substantial modifications in the text and engravings. The 6 polychrome insets are drawn in dominant, blue, greenish, pale. The later edition with the red badge will contain only 3 polychrome on the 6. 52 illustrations by Benett. Publisher cardboard says "Acanthus leaves", macaroons with a golden background. Good first plate, with slight discolourations on the outer edge. Back with small gaps of percaline, like pellets, on the title piece, tail and cap. second board quite good but with 2 areas as scraped. Coins slightly rubbed. Quite good copy, generally fresh, with pale russet halos in title page and in the margins of some leaflets. 284pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herbarium and Record of Analysis

      Lynn, Massachusetts: Rumford Supply Co 1906 - Unique botany journal. An unbound, half leather, string tied portfolio containing twenty-six folded signatures, each with a unique dried, and pressed botany sample mounted with descriptive notations on the opposite page. The portfolio was manufactured as a blank notebook by the Rumford Supply Co. of Lynn, Massachusetts; an additional page of notebook paper laid-in with a numbered contents list and Marion Jackson's name signed. Jackson apparently assembled the plant samples, each of which is artfully arranged, pressed, and attached to the page with tiny mounts. Altogether, a charming and beautiful presentation. Most of the delicate botany samples are fully intact, but a few have come loose from the mountings. On most sheets, plants have stained the opposite page with an impression. Overall, an exceptionally preserved and artfully made object. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      [London], 1906. In magnificent condition, this is a beautifully bound copy of a sumptuous manuscript rendering of FitzGerald's lush and lilting translation of the celebrated 12th century classic collection of evocative short verses, tinged with a sense of the vanity of all things. A work that appealed strongly to Victorian sensibilities, the "Rubáiyát," first printed anonymously in 1859, became immensely popular and went through a great many editions. A lovely production any way one looks at it, our manuscript version was executed by the famous calligrapher and illuminator Alberto Sangorski (1862-1932). It was finished five years after the founding of the firm of Sangorski & Sutcliffe in 1901 by Alberto's brother Francis Sangorski and George Sutcliffe, both of whom had studied under and then worked for Douglas Cockerell. For a dozen years, the firm was successful (and, in fact, it has enjoyed success for a great many years more), but in 1912, Francis drowned, and Alberto, who had been a central figure in producing the firm's vellum illuminated manuscripts (like this one), went over to Rivière. The quality of the painting here is rich and delicate, with much fine detail, and the miniatures and borders can only be described as luscious. Particularly notable here is the thickness of the burnished gold, with the opening leaves providing so much glitter that they could almost be expected to glow in the dark.. 215 x 157 mm. (8 1/2 x 6 1/4"). 26 vellum leaves, including two blanks at front and four at rear. BREATHTAKING EMERALD GREEN CRUSHED MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT, BY RIVIERE & SON IN AN ORIENTAL STYLE, both covers with elaborately gilt frame composed of 13 plain and decorative rules as well as a broad floral band, this frame enclosing a central panel with intricate cornerpieces and featuring a large gilt mandorla at center, the mandorla and cornerpieces embellished with entwined floral vines and multiple red morocco blossoms; raised bands, spine compartments with burnished gilt decoration in the style of the covers, broad turn-ins with gilt decoration and red morocco inlays, gilt edges. In an extremely fine suede-lined red morocco box with raised bands and elaborate gilt decoration repeating the style of the binding. With 53 two-line painted initials in various colors, 34 two-line capitals in burnished gold, 12 LARGE BURNISHED GOLD INITIALS (with variably intricate penwork), TWO BEAUTIFUL SIMILARLY LARGE INITIALS WITH LOVELY GILT EXTENSIONS running the length of one margin and extending into a second, TWO PAGES WITH FULL ORNATE FRAMES WITH MUCH GILT AND PAINTED ELABORATION, TWO FINE PAINTED VIGNETTES, AND OPPOSITE PAGES AT THE BEGINNING WITH BLAZING GOLD LETTERING AND DECORATION ON THE LEFT FACING ANOTHER VIGNETTE ON THE RIGHT AS WELL AS A FULL POPULATED BORDER featuring many grapes, much foliage, a peacock, and a bare-breasted maiden. Very small losses of the thickly-applied gold in a couple of places, otherwise A MINT COPY OF A LUXURIOUS MANUSCRIPT, sparkling inside and out. In magnificent condition, this is a beautifully bound copy of a sumptuous manuscript rendering of FitzGerald's lush and lilting translation of the celebrated 12th century classic collection of evocative short verses, tinged with a sense of the vanity of all things. A work that appealed strongly to Victorian sensibilities, the "Rubáiyát," first printed anonymously in 1859, became immensely popular and went through a great many editions. A lovely production any way one looks at it, our manuscript version was executed by the famous calligrapher and illuminator Alberto Sangorski (1862-1932). It was finished five years after the founding of the firm of Sangorski & Sutcliffe in 1901 by Alberto's brother Francis Sangorski and George Sutcliffe, both of whom had studied under and then worked for Douglas Cockerell. For a dozen years, the firm was successful (and, in fact, it has enjoyed success for a great many years more), but in 1912, Francis drowned, and Alberto, who had been a central figure in producing the firm's vellum illuminated manuscripts (like this one), went over to Rivière. The quality of the painting here is rich and delicate, with much fine detail, and the miniatures and borders can only be described as luscious. Particularly notable here is the thickness of the burnished gold, with the opening leaves providing so much glitter that they could almost be expected to glow in the dark.

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        Date Palm Culture

      Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1906. 1st. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo; four volumes bound in one; various pagination. Black & white illustrations; drawings; graphs; photographs; charts. This book is from the library of Roy W. Nixon (with his signature, inked initials and name stamp), noted horticulturist with the United States Department of Agriculture and head of date research at the Government Date Station in Indio for many years. "...the names of Roy Nixon and John Carpenter were known throughout the Middle East and North Africa, where both traveled at the request of those countries where date production is such an important part of their economy." An uncommon collection of works by noted American botanists and experts on the date palm culture. Original wraps bound together in blue-green cloth covered boards; gilt titles to spine. Wraps restored with Japanese paper; previous owner's name; occasional pen marking; all edges neat and clean. Titles in volume: The Date Palm and Its Culture (Reprint from Yearbook of Department of Agriculture 1900) by Walter T. Swingle; The Date Palm and Its Utilization in the Southwestern States (1904) by Walter T. Swingle; Persian Gulf Dates and their Introduction into America (1903) by David G. Fairchild; Date Varieties and Date Culture in Tunis (1906) by Thomas H. Kearney.

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        Triumphs of Francesco Petrarch

      1906 - (PETRARCH, Francesco). The Triumphs of Francesco Petrarch, Florentine Poet Laureate. Boston: Little Brown and Company, (1906). Small folio, publisher’s full crimson morocco, covers elaborately blind-stamped, raised bands, uncut and unopened. Housed in custom cloth box. $2000.Limited edition in English of Petrarch’s Trionfi, or Triumphs, number 64 of only 200 copies printed, detailing the eternal triumphs of Love, Chastity, Death, Fame, Time, and Eternity, with six fine photo-engraved facsimiles of 15th-century Italian engravings, each illustrating a personified Triumph, and six hand-painted gilt initials."This excessively rare set of Florentine 15th-century engravings may be taken as typical of the manner in which the art of the age was accustomed to embody the ideas suggested by Petrarch’s famous sequence of poems, the ‘Trionfi.’ No theme, outside the cycles of Old and New Testament story, gave more frequent employment to artists and craftsmen; we find it treated alike in illumination, in tapestry, in the painted decorations of marriage chests and birth trays, in pottery and enamel, in relief sculptures of bronze, marble, or ivory, in engravings whether on metal or on wood In telling of the successive triumphs of Love, of Chastity, of Death, of Fame, of Time, and of Eternity, Petrarch only in one instance, that of Love, brings before us one of these powers personified and riding, accompanied by attendant figures, on a chariot. But artists almost unanimously, without regard to the text, personify all six powers, mount each on a chariot, and escort its maid with attendant figures, or groups of figures" (Sidney Colvin). Translated by Henry Boyd, with an Introduction by Dr. Guido Biagi of the Royal Medicean Library of Florence. Minor rubs to spine ends. Fine condition, a lovely volume. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE NATIONAL COOPER'S JOURNAL DEVOTED TO THE COOPERAGE INDUSTRY [4 VOLS 22-28 1906-7, 1907-9, 1909-11, 1911-1912] [Lbc]

      Philadelphia: National Cooperage Industry, Witherdpoon Bldg.(1906-1912). Ex-Library; Red and black; 42 pounds, 12" x 15". Large folio volumes. Very scarce. From May 1906 to April 1907, May 1907 to Jan 1909, May 1909- Jan 1911, May 1911 to Jan 1913. It appears that they did not publish year round. . Firmly bound in 3/4 leather over cloth backed boards. The 1906 volume is in plain green cloth . Unobtrusive library markings. Printed in red and black with original blue wrappers bound in. Devoted exclusively to the Cooperage [barrel making], industry. Founded in 1885. 40 POUNDS. ; 32, Very Good with no dust jacket

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        St. Columba's / Record of the League of St.Columba - St.Patrick's College in Maynooth - 1901 - 1906 [6 Volumes in 3 Volumes]. Printed for private circulation only. Issued by The League of St.Columba, Maynooth College. With many photographs and illustrations, poems and essays in english and gaelic (Gaeilge).

      Dublin, O'Brien & Ards, 1902 - 1906. - Six Volumes in Three. Octavo. Volume I:(includes Fourth Year 1901 - 1902) - 123 pages and 111 pages / Volume II: (includes Fifth Year - 1902 - 1903) 136 pages and 138 pages / Volume III: (includes Sixth Year - 1905 - 1906) 128 pages and 137 pages. Original Hardcover (green cloth in protective Mylar). Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. One of the rarest publications of Irish Local History. With several important essays. Includes for example the following essays: Rev. W.O.Kennedy - The Need of a Religious Literature in the Irish Language / P.C - Sunset - The Home-Rest / P. Collier - Eileen Aroon - A Sketch / Michael J. Morris - Traces and Traditions of Paganism in Ireland / The People on the Hill / Edward S.V. MacGowan - The Island-Sanctuary of Lough Derg - Illustrated / John F. McKeon - The Poetry of Ethna Carbery / Rev. James Mac Caffrey - Pelagianism in the Irish Church / Birds of Passage / Constitution and Rules [of the League of St.Columba] / Rev. P.C. Yorke - Our Mother / Parochus - Maynooth Revisited / By the Shores of Lough Mask (with chapters on Cong, Ballinrobe, Mount Partry ) / The Early Irish Church - Its External and Internal Organisation / Connradh Chuilm Cille / With Illustrations, photographs / Portrait of Hamilton Rowan / A Scene in Irish Life / Rev. J.W. Meehan - An Imperfect Parallel / Rev. T.O.'Doherty - John MacHale / D.O'Dwyer - Skellig Michael / A Legend of Lough Lein / M.Connolly - The Economic Value of the Irish Revival / J.Meehan - The Penal Laws / Patrick Collier - A Few Glimpses of Ireland's History as told in her Ruins / Constitution and Rules of The League of St.Columba - St.Mary's Branch - St.Joseph's Branch - St.Brigid's Branch / General Report of the League / Foundation of Derry / Saint Columba - The Dove of the Church / Columba at School (Moville Abbey / Saint Finian's School) / First Mass in Iona / Inverness, Scotland / Conversion of the Picts / The Scots / The Great Convention of Drumceatt / Love for all Things Irish / Saint Patrick's Visit to Sileach / Saint Maurice of Derry / Music and the Making of a Nation / Irish Art - Its Symbolism / A Corner of Westmeath / The Leinster Tribute / Beara's Last Defender (Hisorical Prize Essay) / Sliabh Gullion / The Future of Literature in Ireland / St. Columba's Talents / The Individuality of Native Civilisation / Glimpses of Pre-Patrician Christianity in Ireland / Mushera / Before the Invasion / Muircheartach of the Men of the Leather Cloaks / Footprints of Brendan in the West /

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        THE FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL LIABILITY I Theory and Principles of Tort. II History and Theory of English Contract Law. III Common Law Action


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        KAMCHATKA] Po zapadnomu beregu Kamchatki: S kartoy [i.e. On the West Coast of Kamchatka: With a Map]. [An offprint from:] Zapiski Imperatorskogo Russkogo Geographicheskogo Obshchestva po obshchey geografii. Tom XXXVII, no. 2 [i.e. Proceedings of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society on the General Geography. Vol. 27, no. 2]

      Typ. of M. Stasyulevich, St. Petersburg 1906 - [2], xii, 521 pp. 25x17,5 cm. With a large folding lithographed map and over thirty illustrations in text. Title page in Russian and French. In original publisher's wrappers, rebacked with similar paper. Faded previous owner's ink inscription on the title page, wrappers with minor tears of extremities, otherwise a very good partly uncut copy. First and only edition. Very rare and interesting early Russian description of the west coast of Kamchatka by Vladimir Tyushov (1866-1936), the senior doctor of the Petropavlovsk district and a resident of Kamchatka for eighteen years (1894-1912). The book is based on his regular official travels, mostly in 1896-1898, and describes the route from Petropavlovsk to Tigil village (north-west coast of Kamchatka, on the Tigil River) via Apacha Bolsheretsk, Vorovskoye villages, Oblukovina and Ichinskaya Rivers, Sopochnoye, Moroshechnoye, Belogolovoye, Khairuzovo, Kavran, and Utkholok villages. This is one of the first special works about the west coast of Kamchatka, with important original information about the native population of Kamchatka - ''the first after the classic work by Krasheninnikov attempt to portray a Kamchadal as a human being'' (Preface), characteristics of the tundra of western Kamchatka, volcanoes and mountain ranges, hot springs, hunting and fishing, salmon and other local fish, bears, cases of syphilis in Kamchatka, harmful influence of Russian settlers on the native population, Kamchadal language (with a short dictionary), native astronomy, and others. The preface was written by a prominent Russian and Polish geographer and traveller Karol Bohdanowicz (1867-1947) who had surveyed gold deposits of the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk and western Kamchatka in 1895-1898. The book is supplemented with an index of geographical names and a large folding map of Kamchatka which was prepared by Bogdanovich and a member of his expedition, navigator Nikolay Lelyakin in 1901. Tyushov took part in the first census in Kamchatka in 1897, and opened the first hospital in Petropavlovsk in 1909. Worldcat locates only six copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ALBUM OF THE SECOND BATTALION DURYEE ZOUAVES: 165th New York Volunteer Infantry

      The Regiment: Privately Printed, 1906 . First edition. White decorated cloth. Light staining to covers; interior clean and tight. A hardcover book in good condition. SUPERB PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF A NEW YORK INFANTRY REGIMENT. This work contains little text, being primarily an album of photographs of the regiment's men, both officers and enlisted men. The photographs are all identified and most contain a brief biography of the soldier. The photos are a mix of older photos taken during the war and contemporary portraits of survivors.

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        Rare Inscribed Signed Photograph

      , 1906. 1906. unbound. 6 x 4.5 inches set to 10 x 8 inches, signed on the mount, sepia-toned, taken by New York photographer "Manderdon," depicting a three-quarters image of Chayes standing with his hands behind his back. Inscribed: "To my dear, good friend David Slone - Herman E.S. Chayes - Nov. 1st 1906." Signed at the age of 26! Chayes died of the fever at the age of 53. Near fine condition. Ukrainian-born American dentist and prosthodontist best known for the "Chayes Method of replacing lost teeth" and the procedure for allowing %u201CMoveable - Removable Bridgework.

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        Photo Album]: Victorian Boston

      Boston 1906 - Dark gray cloth over paper boards measuring 6" x 7.5". Contains 72 sepia toned photographs affixed to stiff black paper with a majority of the photos measuring 3" x 4" with some captions and two additional postcards. Very good with toning, rubbing, worn corners, and a detached but present first page. A photo album of turn of the century Bostonians participating in leisurely activities such as picnics and rollicking walks in the park. Some of the women photographed are posing with pipes in their mouths and are being carried around by the men of their group. There are captioned photos of the New England landscape showing off the Boston Public Gardens, "the mall," and "a bit of woods." A few of the pictures show both men and women dressed in drag posing humorously, and perhaps putting on a production of some kind. An interesting look at well-to-do Bostonians enjoying life in the early 1900s.

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      Lipsiae: B.G.TEUBNERI, 1906. RILEGATO. BUONO. 13 19. USATO

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        Moon-Face and Other Stories

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. 8vo. 273, [4] pp. ads at end. Original blue decorated cloth with designer's initial's "RR," top edges gilt. Slightly cocked, light wear at extremities. FIRST EDITION. Idah Meacham Strobridge's copy, signed by her in Los Angeles, 1907 on front free endpaper. Strobridge (1855-1932) was a native-born California writer and bookbinder, best known for her trio of novels about the Great Basin. Her bindery, Artemesia Bindery, at 231 East Avenue 41 also held her "Little Corner" gallery, and was a popular meeting place for writers, artists and craftsmen. London considered himself close to Strobridge. In a 1902 letter to Lurline Lyons, he wrote: "Oh, by the way, look up Mrs. Idah Meacham Strobridge. Tell her I sent you and she will make you very welcome. She is out in the 'Lummis Colony,' and lives in a famous house, or rather, in a house she has made famous by her own personality (Letters, vol. 3, p. 296). WITH A PAGE FROM A TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY LONDON TIPPED IN on the half-title: a quarto page of a typed letter (lacking earlier portion of letter): "... But I am learning, slowly. The great difficulty is to get the proper co-ordination of the various parts so essential to good photography... Of course I like beautiful things, but as you hint, I am too busy to be able to spend much time upon them ----as a creator or even as a collector ... the aesthetic should simply be ... one of the many things for the raising of the human." It ends poignantly: "O that the days were forty-eight hours! Then might I paint, or play, or bind beautiful books, or collect, or do the thousand and one beautiful things, but alas!" London adds in autograph: "Only a little while and I am not. Jack London." BAL 111895; Sisson & Martens 23.

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