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        KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF THE WINE AND SPIRIT TRADES, BREWERS AND MALTSTERS AND OTHER TRADES CONNECTED THEREWITH OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

      London, Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1906.Eighth edition 1906, large 8vo, approximately 260 x 165 mm, 10 x 6½ inches, pages: xxxv, 1012, plus 26 pages of adverts at rear, and adverts also on endpapers and pastedowns, bound in the original publisher's pink cloth with blind stamped decoration and gilt royal coat of arms on upper cover, gilt lettered spine. Spine faded, covers unevenly faded, spotted and lightly soiled, tiny chip to cloth on upper cover, lower corner of lower cover slightly worn with board showing at tip, front inner paper hinge cracked, binding tight and firm, some printed text on fore - edges as an index. Contents clean, no inscriptions. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        ILLUSTRATED CABINET EDITION [OF THE WORKS OF] JANE AUSTEN (11 VOLUMES; SET)

      Boston: Dana Estes, 1906. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. This set of the Illustrated Cabinet Edition of the Austen consists of EMMA (2 Volumes); PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (2 Volumes); SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (2 Volumes); MANSFIELD PARK (2 Volumes); NORTHANGER PARK (1 Volume); and LADY SUSAN, THE WATSONS, THE LETTERS OF JANE AUSTEN (2 Volumes). Appears to be lacking PERSUASION. Each volume illustrated with a paper spine label by C. Brock. The green cloth bindings are in excellent condition, though the paper spine labels are quite faded, with some chipping and staining. There is a previous owner name at the top of the front free endpaper of each volume. Mylar has been cut for each volume. near Very Good binding.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1906. From "The Little White Bird. Quarto. Finely bound for J. W. Robinson Company by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full blue calf, spine gilt in compartments with two red morocco labels, covers panelled gilt rules and rolls, cornered by gilt fleurons, and with titles and a floral design gilt to centre, all edges gilt, gilt-rolled turn-ins, patterned endpapers. With the original cloth sides and spine preserved at the rear. Housed in a florally patterned slipcase with fleece lining. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates on brown paper with printed tissue-guards. Fading to spine and to the edges of the sides, minimal rubbing to the corners. An excellent copy, beautifully bound. First Rackham edition. 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 Novels and Letters of Jane Austen

      New York: Frank S. Holby. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. 1906. Three-Quarter Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall This set is the 10 volumes containing the novels; lacks the 2 volumes of letters. #112 of 1250 numbered & registered copies in the Stoneleigh Edition; bound in 3/4 maroon leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, tissue-covered color plates throughout. Attractive gilt floral spine decor and lettering. Volumes are uniformly worn at corners, top and bottom spine edges are lightly chipped, spine leather has faded a bit - not quite as deep maroon color. Binding is good and appears to be holding well. A nice set of the novels. .

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        Irish Gardening an Educational Journal Devoted to the Advancement of Horticulture in Ireland

      Dublin - 5 vols: Vol. 1, IV, V, & IX 1906, 1909, 1910, 1911 & 1914 comprising an intermittent run made up of: (1) Vol.1. March - December 1906. Pp. 202, index, blank pages. Bound in green cloth gilt. (2) Vol. IV. Nos. 36, 38-43 (February, April-September) 1909; (3) Vol. 5. Nos. 54-55 & 57 August-September & November 1910; (4) Vol VI. Mar-May 1911; (5) Vol. IX. Nos. 95 - 106 (lacking Sept No. 103) but with issue No. 115 of Vol. 15. present. Issues are individually bound within their own soft covers. Profusely illustrated. Very scarce early 20th century Irish gardening magazine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sugar-Loaf Mountain

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1906. _. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Enright, Maginal Wright. Enright, Maginal Wright. _. Pictorial Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 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.

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        The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher.

      Frederick Warne 1906 - FIRST EDITION, title vignette, colour frontispiece and 26 further colour illustrations by author, contemporary gift inscription to half-title, pp. 85, 16mo, original grey-green boards, lettered in white to upper board with circular onlaid colour illustration, backstrip lettered in white with very slight lean to spine, a few small spots to top edge, illustrated endpapers, very good (Linder p. 426)

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        Sugar-Loaf Mountain

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1906. _. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Enright, Maginal Wright. Enright, Maginal Wright. _. Pictorial Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 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.

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        Beknopte historie, van het Mogolsche keyzerryk, en de zuydelyke aangrensende ryken. Batavia, C.C. Renhard, 1758. Folio. With a woodcut device on title-page (VOC ship on a shield, flanked by Poseidon and Amphitrite, topped by an armillary sphere), folding letterpress genealogical table, 2 large woodcuts (plus 1 repeat) with letterpress text, representing the seals of 3 Mogul rulers (each with 2 concentric circles with 11 or 13 smaller circles inbetween, with the ruler's name in the centre and his predecessors numbered in the surrounding circles), a woodcut headpiece, tailpiece (plus repeats) and 3 large decorated initials (3 series). Modern blue paper wrappers.

      Bijdragen taal-, land- en volkenkunde Ned.-Indie, LXI (1906), pp. 374-376; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 561. First edition of a history of the Mogul Empire and its southern possessions. The foreword notes that the anonymous author based his account of northern India partly on François Valentijn's history of the Dutch East Indies, Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën (1724-1726), vol. IV, no. 2, but that he made many additions and corrections. For the southern regions, however, he turned to natives familiar with their antiquities ("ervarene inlanders in hare oudheden"). The addenda leaf, loosely inserted in this copy, is often lacking. The woodcut circles, on pp. 33, 36 & 39 represent seals of the Mogul rulers Eurangzeeb, Prince Mohamed Azem and finally Mahomed Sjah (1719-1748), with the names of their predecessors numbered. The book includes information on the Moguls' relations with the Persians, Afghans and others.The Mogul Empire was an imperial power that ruled most of the Indian subcontinent from the early 16th to the mid-19th centuries. At the height of its power, around 1700, it controlled most of the subcontinent and parts of what is now Afghanistan. After 1725 the empire declined rapidly.This was Renhard's most ambitious work as printer to the VOC at Batavia. It is mostly well printed from freshly cast type and gives an excellent overview of the printing office's materials, primarily 17th-century Dutch roman and italic types. It shows the considerable expansion of the press's stock in the preceding years.With the folding table slightly browned, a small hole in 1 leaf and a small marginal tear in the title-page, but generally in fine condition, with generous margins and including the errata leaf.

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        Abbildungen erstpreisiger Tiere von den Wanderausstellungen der Deutschen Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft Berlin, Dessauerstraße 14.

      Berlin, Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft 1906;. (EA); ca 36x29 cm; 40 Tafeln mit jeweils einer Photographie und etwas Text; Originalmappe mit Deckeltitel (Mappe bestoßen, Vorderdeckel stärker fleckig, Hinterdeckel leicht fleckig mit Kratzspuren; Tafeln einwandfrei); (EA);. Enthält die Tafeln der Wanderausstellung Berlin-Schöneberg 1906. Pferde, Rinder, Schweine, Schafe.

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        Lew Wallace; An Autobiography

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

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        L'ASNE D' OR. ( numérotés).

      Paris, Charles Carrington, 1906. Relié de l'epoque, plats marbré, couverture d' éditeur, 15x24cm, 328pp, couverrture d' éditeur, illustré n/b.Philosophe Platonique. Traduction Française de Jean De Montlyard. Préface de Jules De Marthold. Ouvrage orné de 21 Eaux-Fortes, en-têtes, lettres initiales et culs-de-lamps ont dessinés et bon gravés par Martin Van Maele.N° 304 de 750 exemplaires numérotés.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to G.W. Card on University of Adelaide letterhead

      University of Adelaide: 23 September, 1906. Single sheet of note paper entirely in Mawson's hand, folded to 20.3 x 12.6 cm, "The University, Adelaide" letterhead, slight tear at old fold but very good. An attractive scientific letter from Douglas Mawson relating to an early and still unresolved controversy regarding uranium ores from Australia. The letter is addressed to "My dear Card"; given the contents, this is certainly G.W. Card of the NSW Department of Mines. Card gave the first ever account of Australian radioactive minerals in a report published in 1894, and became an authority in the field. Mawson graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 1902, and his early work on geology led to his appointment as a lecturer in mineralogy and petrology at the University of Adelaide. He immediately became interested in the glacial geology of South Australia, but he also worked on radioactive minerals, identifying and describing the mineral davidite (containing titanium and uranium) in specimens from the region now known as Radium Hill, near Olary. That deposit was the first major radioactive ore body discovered in Australia. Mawson's letter relates to a controversy caused by the French mining engineer Charles Poulot, among other things credited with discovering the properties of carnotite, the major source for radium. In a 1909 paper by T.H. Laby, Poulot was quoted as saying that he had seen an enormous amount of apparently Australian ore from New England at a treatment works in Germany. The veracity of Poulot's assertion has been questioned, but as this 1906 letter asserts, it had already caused great consternation among the scientific fraternity even before Laby's paper was published. Indeed, Card had obviously approached Mawson about this bombshell, because the latter writes without preamble: 'How on earth did the 7 tons of radio-active ore leave Melbourne without general knowledge. Don't you think that M. Poulot has got the wrong details somehow or perhaps been "stuffed" by the German firm.' Mawson goes on to speculate on whether the ore being discussed has not, in fact, come from Austrian silver-lead mines, and discusses the valuable offers he has been made for uranium ores from 'London and New York brokers'. The letter concludes with a discussion of how discouraged Mawson is becoming regarding the ore from Olary. Olary was the site of some of Mawson's earliest significant scientific research, especially regarding glacial formation. On the controversy see David Branagan, 'Davidite and Other Early Events in Australia's Uranium Story', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 140).

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        FRANKLIN MOTOR-CARS. 1906.

      H H Franklin Manufacturing Company. Engravings and Printing by Bartlett & Company - The Orr Press. (1906), Syracuse / New York: - Illustrated with 23 b&w photographic images of divers vehicles, parts, systems, etc. Only faint wear. Odd unobtrusive spot of foxing. Nr Fine. Original decorative printed heavy-stock brown paper wrappers, stapled. Decorative eps. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les Essais De Michel De Montaigne, 4 Vols

      Bordeaux: Nouvelle F. Pech & Cie., 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Book. 4to - over 9¾. 1906 to 1920. Publiés par MM. Fortunat Strowski, Francois Hebelin et Pierre Villey d après l éxemplaire de Bordaeux, avec les variantes manuscrites & les lecons des plus anciennes impressions, des notes, des notices. XXII, ( 4 ) , 476 + X , 668 + 476 + LXXXIV , 488 p. No. 1146 of 1200 sur papier à bras limited edition. Original wraps bound in to each volume. Interior of volumes clean and tight. Half leather healthy but some rubbing, some fading, some wear. Overall, a very attractive set. Photos can be furnished upon request.

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        Walt Whitman: His Life and Work

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1906 - 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt; top edge gilt; with a touch of edge-wear. First edition. From the library of Richard Watson Gilder, with his ownership signature and annotations on pages 14, 59, 68, 155, 175, 178, 240, 291, 306, 307, 319, rear endpaper, and rear pastedown. Gilder, an accomplished poet, was the longtime editor of Century Magazine, where Whitman published portions of Leaves of Grass. Bliss acknowledged Gilder in his preface to the volume. A significant association copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Blick auf St. Josef im Winter" originales Ölgemälde auf dünnem Malkarton ca. 50x70cm auf Leinwand aufgezogen; links unten signiert und datiert "(19)27" [Maße im aufwendig gearbeiteten und leicht bestoßenen Holzrahmen 65x85cm.]

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

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        Die bauliche und wirtschaftliche Ausgestaltung und Nutzbarmachung der lübeckischen Hauptschiffahrts-Straßen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der für Handel, Industrie und Verkehr teils schon jetzt auszuführenden, teils durch Erwerb der nötigen Landflächen und durch gesetzliche Maßnahmen vorzubereitenden und für die Zukunft sicherzustellenden Hafen- und Bahnanlagen und sonstigen Lösch- und Ladevorkehrungen für die Verkehrsbelebung an diesen Gewässern. (Mit 7 Blatt im Abdruck beigefügten Zeichnungen). -

      Lübeck: Borchers 1906,. xi, 255 Seiten, 7 beiliegende farbige Faltpläne, (O.-)HLnbd. der Zeit, 29 x 23 cm. Mit sieben beiliegenden farbigen Faltkarten. So offensichtlich vollständig (das Inhaltsverzeichnis listet zwölf Kartenbeilagen, das Titelblatt jedoch nur sieben). Der Band enthält die nicht nummerierte Ãœbersichtskarte über die Lübecker Hafen- und Industriegebiete und die Blätter I (Ausbau des Kanalhafens zwischen der Eisenbahnbrücke bei der Lachswehr und der Geniner und Moislinger Straßenbrücke), II (Regulierung der Binnenschiffahrtsstraßen auf der Westseite der inneren Stadt, Ausbau der Seehäfen in der Stadt und Hafenbahnanlagen), VII (Ãœbersichtsplan über den Ausbau des Fahrwassers und der Uferlinien der Trave von Lübeck bis zur Ostsee, sowie über alle im Bereich der Trave herzustellenden Häfen, Industriegebiete und Hafen- und Industriebahnen), IX (Klappbrücke über den unteren Seehafen unweit der Struckfähre), X (Die zukünftigen Handelshäfen [Freihäfen]) und XI (Industriegebiet des Hofes Dänischburg und am linksseitigen Traveufer vor Siems, Herrenwiek, Kücknitz und Dummersdorf bis zum Dummersdorfer Wiesenbache). - Die Pläne haben zum Teil extreme Formate (der Ãœbersichtsplan VII misst beispielsweise 190 x 76,5 cm). - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, der Rücken an Kopf und Fuß etwas eingerissen, durchgehend etwas fleckig und eselsohrig. Sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar; die Karten von frischer Farbigkeit..

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        Typed Letter Signed

      Washington, D.C.: December 9, 1906 One page typed on White House letterhead, blue typewriter ink, signed by Roosevelt in black ink. Very good or better, with three light horizontal creases, light tape residue to the extremities, light wear at the folds, a few light spots of faint soiling, adhesive residue from previous mounts to the verso, else fine and crisp. In this letter, Roosevelt introduces Rev. Dr. Francis E. Clark of the United Society of Christian Endeavor who "is visiting South America with the hope of aiding the Christian Endeavor movement and of increasing the growing friendliness and goodwill among the republics of the Western Hemisphere." He requests hospitality and "proper official courtesy" for Clark from the gentlemen of the Diplomatic and Consular Representatives of the United States in South and Central America during his South American visit. From his days as Assistant Secretary of the Navy through his presidency, Theodore Roosevelt's political career was closely tied with the politics of South and Central America. Only a month before writing this letter, Roosevelt made political history by being the first president to make an official diplomatic tour outside of the continental United States by travelling to Panama and Puerto Rico. In addition to observing the construction of the Panama Canal, where the posed working the controls of a large steam shovel for the now iconic photograph, Roosevelt made efforts to improve working conditions to ensure the safety of those working on the Panama Canal and to establish a civilian government in Puerto Rico without infringing on the protectorate's autonomy. Regardless of his level of involvement with the United Society of Christian Endeavor, this letter stands testament to Roosevelt's commitment to developing diplomatic relationships with Central and South American countries.. Signed by Author. Very Good.

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        The Waverley Novels. The New Century Edition of Sir Walter Scott's Novels. Complete in 25 Volumes (In The Original Box)

      London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1906. 25 volumes, housed in the original wooden and cardboard box. Box with green cloth and gilt lettering across fold-down panel. With list of titles to inside upper flap in gilt, on paste down card. Cloth to box with much cosmetic work. Several splits and worn edges expertly repaired. All volumes present. Volumes in green cloth with gilt lettering. Thin India paper. Volumes very lightly bowed, otherwise unworn and in very good condition. A tight and clean set, very presentable. Rare with the original box. . Very Good.

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        Golliwogg's Desert-Island

      London: Longman's Green and Co, 1906. Illustrated boards with red cloth spine, light shelf wear, small chip from top corner, internally bright, clean and unmarked. A Golliwogg Robinson Crusoe! Wonderful full page color plates on nearly every other page. The nicest copy I've seen in a long time.. First Edition. Near Fine/No Jacket. Oblong 4to.

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        A Book of Cottages and Little Houses: For Landlords, Architects, Builders, and Others: With Suggestions as to Cost, the Housing Difficulty, & the Improvement of Taste in these Matters

      London: Printed at the Essex House Press and Published by B.T. Batsford, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. One of a limited edition of 250 copies. 7" x 9". pp [xii], 130, [2], + 25 plates from photographs; 49 woodcuts and plans in the text. Original green cloth with lettering and architectural decoration in gilt. Corners lightly bumped, small tears in cloth at head of spine, occasional light foxing. A lovely production, described by Ashbee's biographer Alan Crawford as "partly a disquisition on the ethics, aesthetcs, and economics of building small houses in the country, and partly a presentation of his own work in this field" at a time when architects were increasingly looking for "ways to protect architectural charcacter and sensible planning within the tighter constraints of size and cost.

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        One Hundred Carpet Designs from Various Parts of India

      London: Journal of Indian Art. Very Good; 14.5 x 11 Hardback in Very Good condition. Rebound in blue . buckram. Water stain on four pages not affecting text or plates.. 1906. Hardcover. Illustrated by 18 color plates 82 black and white; GWO 1827. Uncommon. O'Bannon calls it, "One of the great rug books." Examples include 16th-19th century rugs from Afghanistan, Mughal India and East Turkestan Carpets. Shows a fabulous 10"x29" foldout color plate of the Girdler Carpet from 1634. The "Yarkand" examples (1 color, 15 black and white) are especially notable.; 5; 212 pp. .

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        Norroena, The History and Romance of Northern Europe: A Library of Supreme Classics Printed in Complete Form [Complete Set of 15 Volumes; The Viking Edition]

      Norroena Society 1906 - Complete 15 Volume Set; The Viking Edition, limited to 650 sets, of which this is #46. All 15 volumes uniformly bound in full green cloth with printed paper labels on the spines; these original hardcover bindings are solid and holding tight with some spotting to a few of the board edges, as well as some rubbing along some of the hinges. Top edges in gilt. The interiors and text are clean and unmarked except for previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown of one volume only. Illustrated with color photogravures, as well as some fold-out maps. NOT ex-lib. A generally clean, solid set. This set is over-sized and quite heavy, so it will require additional shipping charges on all international orders. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Indianertypen aus dem Amazonasgebiet. Nach eigenen Aufnahmen während seiner Reise in Brasilien.

      Berlin, Wasmuth, 1906 - 1911.. EA. Mit 141 Tafeln mit jeweils i.d.R. 4 fotogr.Abb. Alle 7 Lieferungen, vollständig, unpaginiert. Groß-Folio-Format 49,5x33,5cm. Lose Tafel-Blätter bzw. Einzel- oder Doppeltextseiten wie erschienen in HLn.-Portfolio-Mappe mit Bändchen-Verschluss. Titelblattseite mit sehr kleiner Fehlstelle und Knickspur unten links ca. 10cm lang; einige wenige Seiten sehr gering stockfleckig, ansonsten ausgezeichneter Zustand, sauber und vollständig.. Dieses frühe Tafelwerk mit einigen wenigen erläuternden Textseiten zu Beginn einer jeden Lieferung ist von allergrößter Seltenheit, keine Nachweise im Auktionsverzeichnis JAP. In Kleinstauflage erschienen, ist dieses Frühwerk des großen Forschers selbst vielen Ethnologen nicht bekannt. Ein großformatiges Schwergewicht (8kg) in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, alle Tafeln ohne Gebrauchsspuren.

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        THE AWFUL AIRSHIP.

      London, Blackie and Son Limited, (1906).FIRST EDITION (1906), Blackie's Miniature Picture Books, small oblong format, 150 x 74 mm, 6 x 3 inches, 30 comical colour illustrations by CHARLES ROBINSON, 2 line captions on separate pages, pages are french folded, original publisher's grey pictorial cloth, blue lettering to spine, red, blue and white picture to upper cover with black lettered title, small picture on lower cover in red, black and white with Blackie's Miniature Picture books in black lettering, original pictorial endpapers. Professionally recased, slight wear and rubbing to spine, tiny split to top of lower hinge with very slight loss of cloth, blue lettering on spine rubbed with slight loss of colour to a few letters, some light scratching to covers, very occasional very light fox spots to text and margins of plates, small bookseller's pale green ink stamp to bottom of first free pictorial endpaper near to hinge, otherwise a very good copy of this scarce title. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        "Dorfstraße im Spessart am Sonntag"

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

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        NINE OFFPRINTS AND ONE PAMPHLET ON PHYSICS FROM VARIOUS JOURNALS 1906-1959

      1906. ONE ITEM INSCRIBED BY MAX VON LAUE AND A SECOND WITH HIS NAME AND ADDRESS STAMP. Nine Very Good to Very Good++ offprints and one pamphlet in original printed and self wrappers and housed in a black plastic folder with printed paper cover label as follows: "Zur Thermodynamik der Interferenzerscheinumngen" (1906); "Thermodynamische Betrachtungen uber Interferenzerscheinungen" (1907); "Ein Beispiel zur Dynamik der Relativitatstheorie" (NAME AND ADDRESS STAMP) (1911); "Zum Versuch von F. Harreß" (INSCRIBED) (1920); "Uber Elektronenbeugung an Nichtmetallischen Einkristallen" And "Notiz zur Dynamik der Randschichten eines Kritalls vom NaCl-Typus" (1930); "Ein Satz uber Eigenspannungen" (1931); "Bestimmung von Teilchengrossen mittels Elektronenbeugung" (1932); "Kikuchi-Enveloppen" (1936); "Theorie de Supraleitung" (1947); "Rontgenwellenfelder in Kristallen" (1959).

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        L'Ecole Belge de peinture. 1830-1905.

      Bruxelles G. Van Oest 1906. Relié, demi-cuir, dos à 5 nerfs avec titre et ornaments dorés, plats marbrés, 239 pp., 23x29.5cm., ills. n/b., très belle exemplaire.N° 17 de 40 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande Van Gelder Zonen, numérotés de 11 à 50. Le présent exemplaire a été imprimé pour Le T. R. Chanoine L. J. Mierts. Cette exemplaire est enrichis d'eaux-fortes originales de A. Baertsoen, V. Gilsoul, F. Khnopff, A. Stevens, Th. Verstraete. L'eaux-forte de A. Rassenfosse manque. Imprimé par J.-E. Buschmann, Anvers.

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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      New York: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1906. First U.S. edition, only printing. Hardcover. Very good plus. This is the first U.S. edition of Winston Churchill's biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill. The two-volume work concentrates on Lord Randolph's career in Parliament after 1880. When he first contemplated writing his father's biography Winston Churchill was a still an itinerant soldier and war correspondent who had yet to write his first book. The son still dwelt very much in his father's shadow, both emotionally and in terms of the political career to which he already aspired. By the time the work was published in 1906, the young Winston Churchill already had half a dozen books to his credit and half a decade in Parliament. By 1906 Churchill had already left his father's political party, prevailed in the same political battle that had terminated his father's career, and was just two years from his first Cabinet post. Churchill was criticized by some reviewers for overplaying his father's accomplishments. Nonetheless, the work was well received both as a frank portrayal of Randolph's extremes and as a showcase for the son's literary talent. The U.S. edition is visually similar but aesthetically superior to the British, having gilt top page edges and a lightly scored cloth binding. Here is a very good plus set. The red cloth bindings remain square, tight, bright, and unfaded with nicely rounded spines and vivid gilt. We note no color shift between the boards and spine. The bindings show modest scuffing and wear to extremities. The contents are notably bright and we find absolutely no spotting. The top edge gilt remains bright. The sole previous owner inscription - on the second free endpaper of each volume - is an inked gift inscription dated in both volumes "xmas 1906". These inscriptions confirm what the identical shelf appearance indicates - that this is a lifelong mated set, rather than a "married" pair. The only other indication of previous ownership we find is a small Montreal bookseller sticker affixed to the lower left corner of each rear pastedown. Not quite a fine set, but certainly very clean with quite respectable shelf presentation. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.2, Woods/ICS A8(ab), Langworth p.71

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        Josef Kainz als Hamlet. Kaltnadel-Radierung.

      1906/07.. Signiert "F. Schmutzer". Kräftiger, teils gratiger breitrandiger Druck mit Plattenton. 31,7 x 32 cm.. Großformatige Porträt in ungewöhnlichem quadratischen Format. Der österreichische Schauspieler Josef Kainz (1858-1910) präsentiert sich in seiner Rolle als Hamlet. - Schmutzer war ein österreichischer Grafiker, Fotograf und Porträtmaler. An der Wiener Akademie studierte er Malerei. Während eines Studienaufenthaltes in den Niederlanden weckte der Einfluss Rembrandt van Rijns Schmutzers Interesse an der Radierung. Eine Technik die er experimentierend weiterentwickelte. - Im Hintergrund der Figur stellenweise kleinere Oberflächenschäden durch Silberfischfraß. Das Blatt insgesamt etwas gebräunt.

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        The American Salvation Army. Ritual and Manual

      Philadelphia:. 1906.. Paperback. Very good condition. A fascinating record of a split which occurred in the early history of the Salvation Army, when the American church broke away from the original Salvation Army (England) as founded in the East End of London by William Booth. It was Booth who instituted the military structure (naming himself General) and summarized the organization's approach as "Soup, soap, salvation". & & As the first section of the manual, "Why the American Salvation Army Was Organized", explains, "Judged from an American standpoint, General Booth's methods were autocratic. He maintained that a percentage of all the funds raised in America should be sent to England, and that all Salvation Army work throughout the world should be directed by himself ... Major Thomas E. Moore contended that funds raised for Salvation Army work in America should be used entirely in this country, and also that the organization here should have an American charter. ... Moore ... consulted the other officers of the Army in this country, and he and a large number of them decided to withdraw from the Booth Salvation Army". (p3). The Salvation Army in the United States (which was the name of the organization from which Moore split off) brought a suit in 1907 against the American Salvation Army in a struggle for control of the organization. It contended in part that the new organization had copied practices and materials, including this "Ritual and Manual". The logo of the new organization is printed on the front wrapper; it consists of a Victoria Cross surmounted by a crucifix and crown, with the words "Present, Salvation, Full, and Free" in each quadrant. Above this is a banner emblazoned with "The American Salvation Army" and an eagle.& & Contents of the booklet include: Reasons for Organizing; Articles of Incorporation; Constitution; and Acquiring Real Estate. Under "rules and regulations" are sections pertaining to duties, uniform, commissions, salary, ordination and appointment of officers; duties & camp meetings; baptisms; marriage; burial of the dead and more. 16mo, 128pp, Index. Quarter green cloth and stiff paper wrappers with standard of the American Salvation Army printed in black; staple bound. Green cloth rubbed at top of spine, rear wrapper very slightly chipped at top edge. Not in OCLC.

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        THE SONG OF ROLAND., Translated from the French by Isabel Butler.

      (Cambridge, Riverside Press, 1906). - 11 1/2 x 17 1/2. xxxiv double-column pages. Illustrated with seven "stained glass windows" richly colored by hand. Quarter vellum & boards decorated with a fleur-de-lis pattern, vellum tips. Minor faults to binding: small bump to spine base, light wear bottom edges, small white spot to one top edge, rear board faded top quarter. Very good copy. Whitall's small morocco booklabel has offset onto a part of the inscription. Inscribed "Dear Whitall, The pattern on the cover of this book was taken from a wall decoration in the Crypt at Chartres, and the illustrations from the Charlemagne window, Bruce Rogers." No. 53 of 220 copies on American handmade paper. Set in French lettre b‰tarde & civilitŽ types and hand printed in black, red, blue, and golden brown; opening initial printed in gold. Rogers had a hand--literally--in the binding: to achieve a mellow, antique effect, he rubbed a red paste wash over the printed paper. Warde *71. From the over 400 books he designed, Rogers selected (when asked in an interview) 30 which he considered totally successful. This is one of the "BR 30." Artists of the Book in Boston # 72. American Art Association auctioned Whitall's library in 1927. Lots 1014 to 1087 were headed "Important Series of Books Designed by Bruce Rogers." This copy, illustrated in the auction catalogue, brought $300. Whitall did not have The Centaur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mikrographie des Holzes der auf Java Vorkommenden Baumarten

      Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1906. Study of the microscopic structure of the woody plants of Java. Set of seven volumes; complete. Full blue cloth, gilt titling. Light general wear, corners bumped, a few scuffs. All have the bookplate of noted collector Cornelius J. Hauck on the front paste-down. Volume V has been professionally re-backed, with the original spine laid down. Texts (all in German) clean. Volume one: dicotyledones, polypetalae, thalamiflorae; 1906, 569 pages; volume two: disciflorae; 1908, 540 pages; volume three: calyciflorae; 1914, 764 pages; volume four: gamopetalae; 1926, 874 pages; volume five: monochlamydeae I; 1934, 835 pages; volume six: monochlamydeae II, gymnospermae; 1936, 611 pages; volume seven: gesamtregister & bestimmungstabelle; 1936/1940, 94 + 239 pages; indexes and b/w line drawings in each volume; volume seven is a cumulative index and 'identification table' with many extra figures. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 5¾" by 9". Set.

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        REUS,HISTORIA DE LA CIUDAD

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Reus. 1906 .468Pag+6h (indice+lista suscriptores). 21x15. Holandesa con puntas. Primera edicion. Profusamente ilustrada. Obra muy apreciada. Dificil en comercio. Ref 6.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Statues et Statuettes de Rois et de Particuliers.

      Imprimerie de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1906-25. - Folio. 4 vols. in 2. ii, 89, (1), 60, 103, (1), (2), 41, (3)pp. 185 plates. Original wr. Bound in newly cloth, slightly worn. Ex-library of A.Varille. (Catalogue General des Antiquites Egyptiennes du Musee du Caire; Nos. 42001-422250) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection S. Bing. Objets D'art et Peintures Du Japon et De La Chine

      Paris, 1906. Folio. Decorated board portfolio with ties, containing six fascicles in paper wrappers. Portfolio with some wear at edges of spine. An excellent complete set. Auction catalogue of the private collection of Asian antiquities of Samuel Bing, the owner of the Paris gallery "L'Art Nouveau Bing". He was largely responsible for the rage for japonisme in France which was a major influence on Impressionism and Art Nouveau. He has close professional ties to William Morris, James Whistler and Louis Comfort Tiffany. The collection was sold in May 1906 in the galleries of Durand ruel. It included Japanese and Chinese painting, sculpture, textiles, metal work, lacquer, inro, netsuke, masks, fans, arms and armor, porcelain and stoneware. A lavish catalogue with over 250 illustrations, including illustrations in the text and full page heliogravure plates with tissue guards.. Portfolio. Very Good. Folio.

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        Gedachten en Verbeeldingen. Met Inleiding van L. van Deyssel. (With an original etched portrait of the author by Willem Witsen).

      Amsterdam, S.L. van Looy, 1906. Original honey-coloured full vellum with dark brown and pale blue decorations and lettering (batik) combined with lines and dots blocked in gold (signed by T[heo] N[ieuwenhuis]). All edges gilt. (10), 144 p. One of only 50 deluxe copies on mould-made paper by Van Gelder. First edition. Tiny dents around the H of Hofker's name.* Fantastic deluxe binding executed in batik after a design by Nieuwenhuis. This magnificent edition, one of the pinnacles of Dutch Art Nouveau bookbinding, was distributed among friends and admirers of Hofker (1864-1945), a contributor to the periodical De Nieuwe Gids and a friend of many 'Tachtigers'. Nieuwenhuis specially painted the owner's monogram on the lower cover of the copies that were sold. In this case it is probably 'JU' or 'UJ' (it is a bit vague), but no corresponding name is known. Binding signed by J. Mensing. Braches, Nieuwe Kunst Documentatie (31.05.11) cf. 1488:11. A copy of the ordinary edition is added for comparison. It is much smaller, modestly bound in blue cloth, without portrait and with different initials and vignettes.

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        The Jungle

      Jungle Publishing Company, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: The Jungle Publishing Co., 1906: True First Edition, First Printing, First State, with the "Sustainers Edition" label on front paste down, one of only five-thousand copies first printed as such. with "February 1906" on the copyright page, with no statement of subsequent printings. First state with unbroken type on the third "1" on the copyright page. This book is in about VG condition. Exposed front hinge, rear hinge starting. Name of previous owner on front free end paper. Stamps from the Women's Socialist Union on half title pages and on a few pages throughout. Exterior shows edge wear, rubbing to stamping, light scuffing. Side of page block shows light wear. Lean to spine. Rare with Sustainers Label present.

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        Storytime A Little Book for Little People

      London: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, circa, 1906. Small quarto, full colour frontispiece and one plate, 18 leaves, illustrated, printed in red and black; a pristine copy in the original stitch-sewn purple paper wrappers, colour plate tipped on to front cover; in the original mailing envelope of matching purple embossed card, envelope a little sunned, and missing original tie-back, with a second tipped on colour plate, addressed in cursive script, two 1d New South Wales stamps at top right, cancelled "Edgecliff" (date illegible). Scarce Rackham title, mailed from Edgecliff. An attractive rarity: an almost unrecorded Rackham title, in pristine condition and still with its original decorated mailing envelope, sent from New South Wales to South Australia around 1910. The beautifully decorated envelope has been sent to "Master Mortie deLiut" (sp?) of Kingston, Lacepede Bay, South Australia. Two New South Wales "one penny" stamps are affixed, and have been cancelled at Edgecliff; although the date of cancellation is sadly indistinct, the stamps are certainly contemporaneous with the book. Herbert Strang was a pseudonym used by two English writers, George Herbert Ely and James L'Estrange, for their children's books. Perhaps better known for their books for boys, they used the name Mrs Herbert Strang for their stories written for girls, as here (see The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature). The frontispiece is by Arthur Rackham, and signed 1906 (hence the tentative date for the book). The image depicts a charming scene from the book, and is captioned "'I tell you,' Robert said, 'it's raining.'" This line is also the first sentence of the book, perhaps implying that the image was commissioned for this title (or, just as likely, that the first story was written to fit an existing plate). The book is well-illustrated throughout, and includes a second full-colour plate by the renowned illustrator Rosa C. Petherick, with the caption "The Cradle that Swings". This is a particularly rare work, with no listing on OCLC, and it is not recorded in Hudson's Bibliography of Rackham nor Gumuchian's Livres d'Enfance.

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