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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      New York: Macmillan & Company, Ltd., 1906. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This is Churchill's first biographic work, concentrating heavily on his father's career in Parliament after 1880. It was very well received. At the time, the young Winston Churchill still saw himself in the shadow of his once-influential father. Today it is the son that history has favored with lasting fame. Offered here is a very good+ example of the first U.S. edition, which is visually similar but aesthetically superior to the British, having gilt top page edges and a lightly scored cloth binding in addition to the family coat of arms featured in tilt on the front covers. The condition of these books is very good. The maroon cloth bindings are tight and square with sharp corners. The spines are slightly soiled and dulled but nonetheless retain very good shelf presentation. Exterior wear is slight, primarily confined to the spine ends and a slight, U-shaped indentation on the Volume II front cover. The contents are unusually bright and tight. Even the untrimmed text block fore edges are clean and bright. No gutter breaks. No previous owner inscriptions or bookplates. Spotting is confined to the illustrated plates. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.2, Woods/ICS A8(ab), Langworth p.71

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        The Integrative Action of the Nervous System

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First edition. Hardcover. Good. FIRST EDITION, 1906. Good. Rebound in blue cloth, original gilt label laid down. Stamp and blind-stamp to title page. Text block shows light brown tidemarking on the lower corner throughout. Index pages are chipped and have a few small pen-marks. xvi + 411pp. PMM 397, Garrison-Morton 1432. D

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      London: Methuen & Co.,. [1906]. original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed, fore edge rough-trimmed.. Several faint tiny stains to front cover and spine panel, spine panel. just a bit soiled, a bright, very good copy. An uncommon book.. (#130233). First edition. A mixed collection of twenty-two stories including criminous and supernatural tales. Includes the delicately macabre "A Ghost- Child" and "Poor Lucy Rivers," in which Capes steers a fine line between pathos and sentimentality with consummate skill. "'A Ghost-Child' has an excellent macabre touch that is surprising for a work of its period, what with cultural tabus about conception and childbirth." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 344. Among Capes' best collections of short fiction. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-45. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 70. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 132. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 131.

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        Bibliotheca Chemica: A Catalogue of the Alchemical, Chemical and Pharmaceutical books in the collection of the late James YOUNG of Kelly and Durris,

      Glascow,: James Maclehose & Sons,, 1906.. 2 volumes, xxi, 487; (iv), 598 pp. 4to (21 x 27,5 cm.). Original buckram (partly stained or soiled ; end-papers with scattered foxing), entirely uncut. With 2 portraits, titles printed in red and black. ¶ The scarce original edition. Finely printed in a very limited edition (probably less than 250 copies) on fine handmade paper, for private distributions by his family, in accordance with the instructions of the late James Young. This copy was dedicated to Arnold Fleming F.C.S. The "Bibliotheca Chemica" consists of detailed descriptions and includes numerous copious biographical notes and extensive references pertaining to the sources, and is one of the most important works on the subject. The work was several times reprinted in a reduced format.

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        The writings

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin and Co. [at the Riverside Press]. 1906. "Manuscript Edition, limited to 600 sets signed by the publisher in vol. I, (this is set no. 339); 20 volumes, 8vo, 3 portraits of Thoreau, folding map, 101 photographic illustrations by Herbert W. Gleason, plus an additional 40 photographic plates which serve as frontispieces to this leather-bound issue (not in the cloth-bound copies), 20 of which are hand- colored; publisher's uncommon three-quarter red morocco, gilt-decorated spines, t.e.g.; fine, bright set with no fading. The red morocco binding is uncommon; sets in leather usually appear in green or brown morocco; the usual binding is green buckram with printed labels on the spines. & & The celebrated Manuscript Edition of Thoreau's writings, with the five principal works, other essays, miscellaneous pieces, poems, one volume of letters (edited by F. B. Sanborn), and 15 volumes of Thoreau's Journal (edited by Bradford Torrey).& & The manuscript leaf in this volume, approximately 175 words, is from Excursions, A Yankee in Canada, chapter four, ""The Walls of Quebec"" (pages 69-70, this edition), which Emerson edited for publication in 1863. This leaf contains about a half dozen interlinear editorial corrections in pencil which possibly may be in Emerson's hand.& & Thoreau writes: [The comparative wealth of the Church in this country was] ""apparent; for in this village we did not see one good house besides. They were all humble cottages; and yet this appeared to me a more imposing structure than any church in Boston. But I am no judge of these things. Reentering Quebec through St. John's Gate, we took a caleche in Market Square for the Falls of the Chaudiere, about nine miles south- west of the city, for which we were to pay so much, beside forty sous for tolls. The driver, as usual, spoke French only. The number of these vehicles is very great for so small a town. They are like one of our chaises that has lost its top, only stouter and longer in the body, with a seat for the driver where the dasher is with us, and broad leather ears on each side to protect the riders from the wheel and keep children from falling out. They had"" [an easy jaunting & look...].& & Allen p. 52; BAL 20145; Borst B3. BAL notes that vol. I-V are reprints, but vols. VI-XX contain new material by Thoreau, and represent the first complete edition of the Journals."

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        The Achenese

      Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1906. translated by A.W.S. O'Sullivan, 2 vols, pp. 439 + 384 with index and fold-out map, bound in a single volume. Rare period English translation of this historically important work. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1906. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. This is a superlative, collector-grade, uncut and unread British first edition set of Winston Churchill's biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill. This was Winston Churchill's first biographic work, concentrating heavily on his father's career in Parliament after 1880. Originally published in 1906, it was well received as both a frank portrayal of the subject and a showcase for Winston's literary talent. At the time, the young Winston Churchill had recently quit his father's Conservative Party to become a Liberal, was in his early 30s, and still saw himself in the shadow of his once-influential father. The first edition is aesthetically pleasing, featuring deep red cloth, untrimmed page edges, gilt stamping, and the family coat of arms on the front covers. However, the red cloth binding of this edition proved quite susceptible to fading and wear. Offered here is the British first edition, only printing, a collector grade, uncut and unread, near-fine+ set. Both the binding and contents of this set are noteworthy. The red cloth bindings are clean, square, and tight, retaining beautifully rounded spines and bright spine gilt. There is no fading or color shift on the spines, which retain uniform color with no color shift between the covers and spine. A trivial hint of wear is confined to the corners and spine ends of the truly outstanding bindings. The volumes are clearly unread; the pages of Volume I are uncut after page 60 and uncut after the table of contents in Volume II. There are no inscriptions or book plates. The contents are exceedingly bright and crisp and the untrimmed page edges are free of soiling. The only flaw that marks this set is spotting to the untrimmed page edges of both volumes. This is a truly virgin set and about as good as it gets for collectors. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods/ICS A8(a), Langworth p.69.

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        LADY BALTIMORE Inscribed to John Philip Sousa

      New York: MacMillan & Company, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Light rubbing. Near Fine. Decorated cloth with thirteen full-page illustrations by Vernon Howe Bailey and Lester Ralph. Author of THE VIRGINIAN, the classic novel of the West that helped to create the idealized perception of the cowboy's life and that influenced countless authors of westerns, Wister graduated from Harvard with highest honors in music. He advanced his studies in music in Paris where he was encouraged by Franz Liszt. While Wister never pursued a career in music, his studies in that field certainly brought him into contact with prominent musicians and composers. This book reflects Wister's interest and wide range of contacts as he has INSCRIBED and SIGNED it to John Philip Sousa in May 1907 on the verso of the frontispiece. Slight blurring to the date but a clear, fine inscription from a truly American writer to a like composer.

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        The Achehnese.

      Leyden E J Brill & London Luzac & Co Two Volumes 1906 - 4to. xxi, 439pp, 384pp. Two coloured folding maps and a folding plate to volume one, plus photo frontispieces to both volumes and numerous other photo plates within the text. Recently rebound in dark green cloth with original spines onlaid. Some pencil annotations to text otherwise a very good set of this scarce ethnological history. South East Asian and Dutch interest. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. The spines evenly faded to brown, some scuffing to outer corners else fine with a beautiful shelf appearance. MISSING most of the hand-colored frontispieces. Large paper edition limited to 650 copies Six volumes in imperial octavo. Illustrated with numerous plates, mainly on Japan vellum, the frontispieces in two states, one set colored by hand. Bound in 3/4 green crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with a series of repeating designs in gilt in the panels

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        White Fang [With Cheque Signed by Jack London]

      New York: the MacMillan Company 1906, 1st Edition. () viii, 327, [4] publisher's ads. Very good. 12mo. Original blue-ish green publisher's cloth with gilt titles to spine and titles and decoration of a wolf to front board. Very light shelfwear and bumping to boards. A few light chips in the cloth at the head of spine. Light rubbing to wolf scene on front board. Internally tight and clean with one marginal tear, archivally repaired. Laid in is a Bank of Hawaii cheque signed by Jack London. The first edition of London's classic tale of a wolf-dog hybrid's domestication in the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. This copy, like most, has the title page tipped in on a cancel; the precedence and existence of the integral title page seems to be an unresolved issue (Sissons and Martens 30). Included with the book is a Bank of Hawaii cheque for $8 signed by London. The cancelled cheque has two ink stamps on the verso, one on the recto, and a two closed tears (an additional cancel). An attractive copy of the first edition..

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        Lettres à sa Nièce Caroline.

      Paris, Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1906. - in-12. (1f.blanc). 3ff. 523pp. Demi-maroquin vert à coins, tête dorée, couverture imprimée conservée (Lortic). Edition Originale posthume de la correspondance de Flaubert avec sa nièce Caroline Franklin Grout qui prit l'initiative de les publier, un peu plus de 25 ans après la mort de son oncle. L'un des 25 exemplaires sur papier de hollande. Très bel exemplaire, non rogné et soigneusement relié par Lortic (dos un peu insolé). Cartert, Le Trésor du Bibliophile Romantique et Moderne, I, 272. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lord Randolph Churchill, inscribed and dated by Winston Churchill to his best man before publication

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1906. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This is the first edition of Churchill's biography of his father, inscribed on the day before publication to Churchill's lifelong friend, confidante, and best man at his wedding, Hugh Cecil. The unusually personal inscription inked in black in four lines on the Volume I ffep reads: "Linky / from / Winston S.C / 1 January 1906." The ink is mildly age-toned, but remains quite distinct with no discernable age-spreading. The inscription page remains clean and bright. The books retain square and tight original bindings with sharp corners and nicely rounded spines. There is minor wear at the spine ends, sunning and minor staining of the spines, and a few paint spots on the Volume II covers. The contents are clean, bright, and complete. Spotting in both volumes is mild and primarily confined to the prelims and the untrimmed page edges. Lord Hugh Richard Heathcote Gascoyne Cecil (1869-1956) - "Linky" to friends - was son of the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. He was a Conservative MP from 1895 to 1937, then Provost of Eton College Oxford until 1944. He was best man at Churchill's wedding in 1908 and - at Winston's invitation - became Baron Quickswood in 1941. As a leader of the eponymous "Hughligans" Linky strongly influenced Churchill's early Parliamentary career. This dissident group of clever, young, and ambitious Conservative back bench MPs ceaselessly, stridently, and often effectively opposed Tory leadership. Winston labored over his father's biography from 1902-1905, a time Winston began as a dissident Tory (as his father had been) and ended as a turncoat Liberal. This work was fitting to inscribe to Linky. Both men began political careers preceded by famous fathers. But Linky's father was a living presence, Winston's a dead weight. Lord Randolph, a fiery and erratic Tory, infamously died young, politically defeated and disgraced. Lord Salisbury was a Tory mainstay, member of the House of Lords, and thrice Prime Minister, his last premiership coinciding with Linky's election to Parliament. Linky remained faithful to the Tory party, if not to its policy and leadership. Linky spent more than 40 continuous years as a conservative MP, opposing Tory orthodoxy, but with less edge, angst, urgency, and ambition than Winston. Over 40 tumultuous years from his first election to his first premiership, Winston would successively represent, oppose, loathe, reject, rejoin, fiercely criticize, and finally lead the Conservative Party. As early as 1901 Churchill considered leaving the Party and confided in Linky. On 28 December 1901, Linky wrote admonishing Winston - gently - both to wait and to modulate the tone of his criticism. When Winston's decision became irrevocable he wrote a long, remarkably candid explanation to Linky: "To go on like this wavering between opposite courses, feigning friendship to a party where no friendship exists, & loyalty to leaders whose downfall is desired, sickens me." (Letter of 24 October 1903) After Winston became a Liberal in 1904 - even after Churchill rejoined the Conservatives in 1924 - Linky and Winston sometimes bitterly disagreed on issues. Nonetheless, their friendship withstood time and politics. In August 1908 Linky quickly agreed to be Churchill's best man. Over the years, Churchill repeatedly wrote to Linky with revealing nostalgia, humor, and candor, notably when Churchill lost his premiership in the General Election of 1945, when his brother Jack died in 1947, and when Churchill turned 80 and wrote to Linky - 5 years Churchill's senior - "I have had both harmony and discord rolling over each other inside my octogenarian nut" (Letter of 8 December 1954) In December 1940, nearly 35 years after Churchill inscribed these books, Churchill wrote to Linky offering a barony, with humor and good natured teasing testifying that a close association endured. Linky lived to see the end of Winston's second premiership. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods/ICS A8(a), Langworth p.69.

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

      Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons . Very Good . 1906 . First Edition . Hardback . .

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        GENJI BURI Ge

      1906. Good. [DESIGN] SHIMOMURA Tamahiro. GENJI BURI Ge. Kyoto, Unsodo, Meiji 39 [1906] Orihon folding album with paper over boards, printed paper title label. 33.2 X 24 cm. 18 beautifully printed double page color woodcuts with metallic inks and overprinting. Lists Honda Ichijiro, Yamada Naosaburo's older brother, as the publisher's representative - perhaps a hybrid work done soon after Honda's Unkindo failed and was absorbed into Yamada's Unsodo. The cover paper is torn, the rear cover paper missing, but the prints are large and lovely designs in good shape. The final volume of a set of either two or three, though it would probably be 3 volumes since there were 54 chapters in the Genji tale.

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        BOTANICHESKY ATLAS ("Botanical Atlas")

      St. Petersburg: Devrien, 1906. Text in Russian. Third Edition completely revised and substantially enlarged of the Botanical Atlas. Large 4to (11-1/2" x 8-1/2") half-leather decorated to front and spine, marbled edges. 7, V, XLVIII, 354 pp., 813 text illustrations, 88 plates in color. [Rare, especially in such condition] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. Enlarged. HB.

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        Prince Silverwings and Other Fairy Tales by Edith Ogden Harrison

      A. C. McClurg & Co. Hardcover. Good. No dust jacket as issued. minor shelf wear, clean text, some bumping and rubbing to corners of cover as is to be expected with a 99 year old book, front hinge cracking slightly but holding fine, o/w a nice copy 123 p. Includes illustrations. 8vo, gorgeous decorated green cloth over boards, silver gilt lettering on spine and cover, can't tell if this used to be blue and has turned green or if it used to be green and is turning blue due to sunfading...many color p. A beautiful addition to the collector's library! Very scarce in this condition, most copies have been torn to shreds. . Good. 1906.

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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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        The History of The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha (Complete in four volumes)

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1906 - This limited, Edition-de-Luxe is signed by the publisher on the half-titles page verso. This is number 26 of 100 copies and was printed with a duplicate set of plates on Japanese Vellum. These four books are clean, tight, square and internally unmarked, but there is a 1955, gift inscription of the ffep of volume I. The corners are mildly bumped and there is light surface soil. They have 445,484, 512, 508 pages with scattered light foxing and rubbed deckle edges illustrated with black & white plates bound in yellow/orange cloth covered boards with titles on paste downs on the spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of Township of Guelph, Ontario

      Rolph and Clark, Toronto 1906 - 25.5" x 16 3/8". Grey colouring. Includes owners' names for most acreages outside the city of Guelph. Map of Village of Hartfield (where Fergus Road meets Woolwich Road) in upper left corner, Date lightly handwritten in pencil (twice). 5" opening near left side of bottom edge is barely visible. A wonderful historical and genealogical reference ideally suited to framing and displaying in home or office. Please note that our photo shows only the left half of the map.

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        The Illustrated Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge. Complete in Ten Volumes

      London - William & Robert Chambers, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extensive early twentieth century encyclopaedia from Chambers, with numerous colour illustrations, all in decorative uniformmorocco bindings. Complete in Ten Volumes. Condition: In uniform half morocco bindings. Externally, some rubbing, with light speckled water stains to the boards. The hinges have been reinforced, to match the bindings. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright, with the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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      - Très rare exemplaire. AUTEUR: PREFACE DE FRANCIS DE CRUISSET. TITRE: COULEURS & COULISSES Par DE LORQUES. LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Circa 1906. Edition Originale probable. COLLATION: 3 pages de texte (Préface) + 24 PLANCHES. FORMAT: In-folio (51.5 x 35 cm) RELIURE: En feuilles, sous chemise porte-folio en demi-percaline. Plat supérieur orné d'une composition en couleurs. ILLUSTRATIONS: 24 PLANCHES (Dont 2 doubles planches) caricaturant le monde du spectacle théâtrale. ETAT: Traces au niveau de la chemise porte-folio. Déchirures d'1 cm en bordure de deux planches. Infimes rousseurs isolées ou très éparses sur les planches. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME: Henri Daniel Casimir Paul Thouroude, dit Daniel de Losques, né le 10 mars 1880 à Saint-Lô et tué en combat aérien au-dessus d?Harbouey le 9 août 1915, est un dessinateur français. Thouroude fit d?abord des études de droit à Caen avant de s?inscrire à l?Académie Julian. Il fit ses débuts au Figaro, puis travailla ensuite aussi pour l'Aurore, Fantasio, Je sais tout, le Matin, le Rire, le Monde illustré, Paris illustré, le Théâtre sur des sujets de théâtre. En 1910, il fonda l?atelier Losques, une imprimerie produisant essentiellement des affiches. Servant au cours de la Première Guerre mondiale il fut tué au cours d?un combat aérien le 9 août 1915, à bord d'un avion Voisin de l'escadrille V-110 attaqué par un Aviatik. Il y a deux morts : le pilote, sous-lieutenant Lemoine et le bombardier, sergent Thouroude, vrai nom du dessinateur de Losques. POIDS: 1.7 Kg [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Hodder & Stoughton, 1906.. 1st edn. Tall 8vo. Original gilt decorated red buckram cloth (recently rebacked with original backstrip neatly relaid - a bright VG copy). Pp. xii + 125, illus with 50 tipped-in coloured plates as frontispiece and at rear with captioned tissue-guards, b&w drawings in text and decorative endpapers (previous owner's small bookplate on front paste-down; no inscriptions). .

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      Autografo. CARUSO Enrico. 1873-1921. L?insuperato tenore, i suoi trionfi hanno segnato un?epoca. Corrispondenza autografa firmata diretta all?amico Giovanni Mascia e compresa tra il 27 Novembre ed il 13 Dicembre 1906. Quattro lettere in 8vo (cm.23x15 ciascuna) per complessive dieci facciate su carta intestata Hotel Savoy New York, una con busta e bolli passati per la posta. Soggiornava Caruso nel famoso hotel di fronte al Central Park in attesa del debutto al Metropolitan con la Boheme, debutto che poi avvenne il 28 Novembre 1906, e nei momenti di pausa tra le prove era solito passeggiare nel Parco fino al Monkey House. Qui, vicino la gabbia delle scimmie, fu accusato dal tal Mrs. Graham di palpeggiamenti al fondo schiena. Immediatamente arrestato dall'agente Caine, Caruso fu trattenuto nella prigione del 67mo distretto. Da qui fu liberato dall'amico Conried che pagò la cauzione. Al sommario e farraginoso processo ??la Polizia la quale si è costituita parte civile contro di me in mancanza della donna accusatrice. Adesso tutto è andato bene e fra otto giorni sarò certamente assolto dalla condanna di 50 franchi avuta?? scrive nella lettera del 27 Novembre. Il giorno successivo alla prima della Boheme Caruso si presentò di spalle al pubblico, ma al Metropolitan vi fu un?ovazione straordinaria al suo apparire. Ne fu contento tanto che il 4 Dicembre in una risposta a Mascia ?? il mio debutto fu splendido e felice? anche se? sono un poco nervoso perchè questa? di voce mia ne fa di tutti i colori?. Dopo una settimana di trionfali rappresentazioni Caruso il 13 Dicembre confida le sue preoccupazioni ??la mia voce non è come dovrebbe essere??. Ma il suo scherzoso carattere napoletano non si lascia abbattere ne? da problemi di salute ne? da problemi giudiziari: a Mascia risentito per un ruolo poco gratificante il 29 Dicembre risponde ??da oggi ti darò il titolo che ti spetta Presidente Fondatore??. Sbollita la rabbia e l?ansia della disavventura allo zoo più pacatamente comunica ??intanto me lo ànno (sic) messo in corridoio anche in Appello avendo confermato la sentenza dei 10 dollari??. Fu forse la violenta campagna contro l?eccessiva immigrazione italiana la causa di questo sensazionale avvenimento: il poliziotto Caine fu radiato ed il Commissario Mathot allontanato dal distretto. Ma per Enrico Caruso fu un esperienza traumatica, egli ricordò per sempre questo incidente. 1 immagine allegata.

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        Boswell's Life of Johnson [Samuel Johnson]

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

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        Novels Of Jane Austen In Ten Volumes [COMPLETE IN TEN VOLUMES]

      Dent, London. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Sense & Sensibility Two Volumes Fifth Edition 1906. Pride & Prejudice Two Volumes Volume One Fifth Edition 1902 Volume Two Undated. Mansfield Park Two Volumes Third Edition 1902. Emma Two Volumes Fourth Edition 1903. Northanger Abbey Second Edition 1900. Persuasion Second Edition 1900. Books - [PLEASE SEE SCANS] in Good green boards with attractive blue decorated illustration design to the front boards of a young woman in Regency dress carrying a basket of flowers framed with floral decoration, same floral decoration to spine with gilt lettering to front boards and spines - slight bumping and slight rubbing to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine, some fading to the front board of Volume One of Mansfield Park and some other marking/ browning to the other boards. Contents: In Sense & Sensibility, there are only protective tissues to the frontispieces, as published or possibly subsequently removed by a knowledgeable previous owner, recognising the damage that these chemically compromised tissue guards represent to the illustrations they were designed to protect. Tissue guards were introduced to protect against 'offset' from illustrations to the text pages facing and it was always intended that they should be removed when the illustrations were stable, usually within a year. The habit of retaining them has proved disastrous to many otherwise fine books as the tissue is chemically reactive over time and reacts with the paper of the book causing browning and spotting most noticeably here in the frontispieces to Volume I of Sense and Sensibility and both volumes of Emma. SEE SCAN. [We would strongly recommend these tissues be removed before they can cause more harm but for the sake of completeness leave that up to the new owner]. Some staining to the illustration on page 183 in Volume Two of Mansfield Park and more slightly to frontispiece of Mansfield Park Vol. II . Previous owner's inscription to the half title page of Northanger Abbey. All top edges gilt although a bit dusty now. Original ribbon markers are a bit thin and frayed and are missing in Emma Volume One and both volumes of Mansfield Park otherwise the contents are clean and tightly bound. An Attractive Set of these Classic Novels with their charming colour illustrations. Size: 7 inches tall by 4.5 inches. xxxii, 163, 218, 191, 210, vi, 245,249, vi, 245, 258, iv, 245, iv, 261 rough cut pages. Illustrated by C.E. Brock and with coloured illustrations by H.M. Brock. With 6 full page colour illustrations in each volume (frontispiece + 5) save for ' Sense & Sensibility' Volume 2, which for some reason was published with one extra colour plate, making 7 in total.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 808005.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1906.. Elaborately decorated pictorial cloth, t.e.g. Slight foxing early and late, cloth a bit rubbed, but otherwise a very good copy. Second edition, significantly revised, with a new preface, and bearing Hudson's name for the first time. The first edition appeared anonymously in 1887. An important presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the month of publication: "John Galsworthy from W.H. Oct. 3. 1906." Hudson "never became a popular author and never had a best seller until John Galsworthy introduced him to the American public in Alfred A. Knopf's edition of GREEN MANSIONS in 1916" - Payne. "One of the arts-and-crafts, anti- mechanistic utopias of the late Victorian age; the primary analogy is to a beehive, with egalitarianism that amounts to oppression, except for a tiny elite who are, in turn, constrained in other ways...I find it beautifully written, but one of the most horrible ideal cultures ever imagined" - Bleiler. PAYNE A2b. BLEILER, SCIENCE FICTION THE EARLY YEARS, pp.376-7.

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        LA MACHINE DYNAMO A COURANT CONTINU EN 2 TOMES Tome I. Théorie de la Machine à Courant Continu. Tome II. Construction, Calcul, Essais et Fonctionnement de la Machine à Courant Continu.

      LIBRAIRIE POLYTHECHNIQUE CH. BERANGER 1906 - R260107165: 624 + 741 pages illustrées de nombreuses figures et schémas dans le texte. Cartonnage éditeur plein toile bordeaux, titres argentés sur dos et plat. Coins et dos frottés. Mors du tome 2, partiellement fendus. Tome 2 légèrement déboîté. In-8 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Etat d'usage. Couv. partiel. décollorée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 620-Art de l'ingénieur et activités connexes. La librairie Le-livre offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1190 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A.L.S., in English, on emblematic, "Hotel Cecil" stationery, 4to, London, May 30, 1906

      Caruso writes to John Ridgely Carter, an American diplomat stationed in Great Britain. noting, "Confidential" at the top of the page. "I am sorry I cannot give you a definite reply because the terms of my contract with the Royal Opera Syndicate require that all engagements of the kind you propose must pass through the Syndicate . Covent Garden...." He signs, "Enrico Caruso." In the spring of 1906, after he lived through the San Francisco earthquake in April of that year, Caruso returned London to sing at Covent Garden. He reprised his popular roles in "Rigoletto," "Pagliacci " "Tosca," "La Traviata" and "Don Giovanni" for a total of twenty-nine performances under his contract which ended July 26.

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      IMPRIMERIE THEOLIER - J. THOMAS ET CIE, SAINT - ETIENNE 1906 - 1 volume in-4 de XII + 545 pages , dans sa reliure éditeur pleine percaline gris foncé , très nombreux dessins et planches hors- texte de Gaston JOURDA DE VAUX ( blasons et reproductions photographiques de portraits ) , quelques rousseurs en début d' ouvrage , le papier est très légèrement jauni , autrement bon à très bon exemplaire .

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

      (London): Liberal Publication Department 1906 - Physical desc.: Various paginations complete in six vols, bound in five; ill., 27 cm. Subject: Great Britain -- Politics and government -- Periodicals. Liberal Party (Great Britain) -- Periodicals. Notes: Dates range from 1906 to 1911. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth with gilt-blocked title to front panel detailing publication and volume year and number. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. 0 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Imre: A Memorandum

      Naples: The English Book-Press: R. Rispoli (1906). sm. 8vo. [6], 205, [3]. original grey wrappers printed in red, [vi], 205, [3] pp - Naples: The English Book-Press: R. Rispoli (1906). sm. 8vo. [6], 205, [3]. original grey wrappers printed in red, [vi], 205, [3] pp. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First edition of the first novel by an American with both an explicit gay theme and a sympathetic attitude toward its gay characters. Styled a "little psychological romance" by the author, the novel recounts the growing love between a middle-aged British aristocrat and a Hungarian military officer. According to the colophon, Imre was "Privately printed in a limited edition," and, although the limitation is unstated, scholars have long debated the publishing history of this book, as well as that of the author';s other great work on homosexuality, The Intersexes. Although it appears that Imre was ostensibly issued in an edition of 500 copies, the book is far rarer than The Intersexes, which was limited to only 100 numbered copies. Scholars agree that the prime reason for the scarcity of Imre is because many copies were destroyed in the great Messina earthquake of 1908. Edward I. Stevenson was born in New Jersey in 1968 and, although he passed the state bar examination, he began writing books instead. Writing under his own name, his literary output ranged from several novels for boys with faintly Uranian tones to various collections of short stories and music criticism. But his greatest legacies, by far, were Imre and The Intersexes, not just rarities of early 20th-century American literature, but also groundbreaking books with enduring influence. Each is a founding document of modern lesbian and gay studies, and each seems to have required its author';s expatriation and his assumption of a closelyguarded pseudonym, in order to be published. The present example is unique and quite significant in that it includes a previously unknown page tipped into the text, which identifies where the book could be purchased. The publishing history of the book has always been extremely cloudy, no doubt because of Stevenson';s frequent obfuscations about the true identity of the Very good in original printed wrappers with light cover wear and light wear to spine. The cover and title page bear the revised 1908 date of publication sticker, also present in other copies of the book. Only three institutions currently hold copies (Harvard, Cornell, British Library). Quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tibet And The Tibetans

      London: Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner's signature at margin of page v. Some rubbing to ends of spine. 1 1/2" split to cloth at tail of rear spine joint. Rubbing to corners of boards with 1/8" loss of cloth. Some creasing and rippling to title page and preface. Wrinkle to cloth on rear board. ; ix, [1], 333 pages. Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering and red illustration. Page dimensions: 242mm x 150mm. "In the following pages have been epitomized the results of many years of personal investigation into Tibetan mysteries. The unique physical features, the geology, the botany, the zoology of the country, and also the characteristics, occupations, religion, and literature of the inhabitants, are the subjects mainly treated of." - from the preface. Selected contents: Tibet In Its General Aspects; Climate And Meteorology; The Salt And Fresh-Water Lakes; The Great River Of Tibet; Monasteries And Nunneries; The Inhabitants In General; Lhasa: The Capital Of Tibet; The Mythology Of Tibetan Buddhism; The Tantras And Tantrik Rites; The Poet Milaraspa; The Practice Of Magic And Sorcery In Tibet; Mammalia Of Tibet; The Flora Of Tibet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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      London, Longmans Green, 1906.. FIRST EDITION 1906, date printed on title page, oblong 4to, 220 x 285 mm, 8½ x 11 inches, cloth backed colour illustrated boards, 64 pages. Colour title illustration and 31 splendid full page colour illustrations, other line illustrations. Golly lives out Crusoe's experiences. Tail of spine and corners very slightly worn, 10 mm (½ inch) light water stain on upper hinge, not showing on spine itself, few very light scratches to boards, hardly noticeable. Ink name on front endpaper, very slight faint foxing to 1 lower margin, contents exceptionally nice. Very good plus bright tight clean copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1906. 2 volumes, octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles gilt to the spine with gilt rules, and to upper board with blind rules and the Malborough crest gilt. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each, 6 other photogravures in all, 7 other plates one of them coloured and 3 facsimiles, one folding, one double-page. Spines very slightly faded, ends and corners lightly rubbed, heavy dust-soiling to top edge but otherwise leaves fresh and some even uncut; excellent condition. First edition, first impression. Churchill's biography of his father was published on 2 January 1906 to "almost universal acclaim in the Press" (Churchill Winston S. Churchill II) the Sunday Times remarking on Churchill's "maturity of judgement, levelheadedness and discretion" and the Spectator praising his style: "He has chosen the grand manner... but the general effect is of dignity and ease." Churchill also received plaudits from a number of well-known political biographers, J. A. Spender, biographer of Campbell-Bannerman and Asquith, called it a "brilliant book", and W. F. Monypenny, author of the Life of Disraeli, remarked that "alike in style and architecture and for its spirit, grasp and insight the book seems to me truly admirable".

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        Essays By Ralph Waldo Emerson With a Preface by Thomas Carlyle-00

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1906. leather_bound. Orig. full vellum, spine gilt lettering bright. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 312 pages. 23.5 x 17 cm. Limited edition, one of 300. Printed from the first English edition by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emory Walker, initial Chapter letters in red -- Compositor: William Jenkins. Pressmen: H. Cage-Cole, J. Ryan and Albert Coles. Doves type based upon those used by Nicolas Jensen in the 15th century. Tiny scratch lower title, otherwise a very clean and fresh copy.

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        Golgotha and the Holy Sepulchre

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

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        The Novels of Jane Austin: Winchester Edition (10 Volumes)

      Edinburgh: John Grant, Edinburgh 1906 - Green cloth hardcover, complete in 10 volumes. Tissue protected front- piece, gold gilt titles and decorations.Good to Very good condition. Volume I. Sense And Sensibility Volume I VG, , Volume II Sense And Sensibility Volume 2 VG, Volume III Pride And Prejudice Volume I cracked spine g+, Volume IV Pride And Prejudice Volume II g, fading along back spine, Volume V Mansfield Park Volume I good + , Volume VI Mansfield Park Volume II good +, Volume VII Emma Volume I VG, Volume VIII Emma Volume II VG, Volume IX Northanger Abbey VG, and Volume X Persuasion VG [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings

      Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin and Company,, 1906. 20 volumes, octavo (220 × 147 mm). Contemporary brown half crushed morocco, titles and elaborate floral decoration to spines in compartments gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With a fold out map of Concord, reproductions of Thoreau's journal illustrations, and over 100 tissue-guarded photogravues some of which are hand-coloured. Light toning to marbled paper of boards, some plates with mild toning, very slight bumping to corners of some volumes, else an excellent which displays wonderfully. The Manuscript Edition. Limited to 600 numbered sets only, this being 322/600, signed by the publisher on the limitation page. With a leaf from an original draft manuscript entirely in Thoreau's autograph, bound into the first volume.

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        Costumes of All Nations

      Costumes of All Nations by Munchener Bilderbogen, (designed by the First Munich Artists), London, Grevel and Co, 1906, hard cover, third edition. 123 plates containing over 1500 coloured costume pictures. When this volume was originally issued, it was under the title: Zur Geschichte der Kostume, classified index of subjects

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        Il Darwinismo nel Trentino e le lettere di Don L. Baroldi a difesa del Prof. G. Canestrini e degli studenti universitari. SOCIN Costantino - L'Abate Rosmini e la sua filosofia.

      Subject: (Rosmini). Rovereto, 1906/1910, cinque volumi in 50 fascicoli (10 per anno) tutti in-8 br. originale per oltre 1600 pp. Rara ed interessantissima pubblicazione, qui completa di tutto il pubblicato. Coccia, 1884.

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        Obras malacologicas. Monografia de las especies vivientes del genero Cypraea

      Subject: (Malacologia). Madrid, 1906-1907, 8vo leg. m.pelle marron con angoli rinf. pp. XV-588

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        The Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen

      London: Duckworth & Co.,, 1906. Octavo. Original green vertical-ribbed cloth, titles to spine gilt, border blocked to upper board in blind, top edge gilt. Portrait frontispiece and 4 plates. Bookplates of Maxwell Steinhardt and William Beekman. Lightly rubbed at the tips, a few small scuffs and white marks to cloth, contents toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

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        The Mirror of the Sea

      London: Methuen & Co, 1906. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations on spine. Top edge gilt. First Edition First Printing with 40 pages of ads dated August 1906. 306 pages Wear to the extremities but a nice copy. . 1st. Cloth. VG/No Jacket. Small Octavo.

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