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        Printed Reilly & Britton Publisher's Flyer With Sepia Photograph Of Baum Tipped On

      Chicago: Reilly and Britton, 1906. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Tan Boards. Good. Reilly And Britton Advertising Flyer 4 1/8" X 6", "You'll Like These Books" Followed By Ads For Christmas Stocking Series, The Land Of Oz, The Woggle-Bug Book (Fourth Edition), And The Twinkle Tales, With Publisher's Address As Dexter Building, Chicago; On Verso There Is A 4 1/8" X 3" Sepia Glossy Photo Of Baum, With His Facsimile Signature On The Card Below. Undated, But Circa 1906.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906 - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and floral decoration to spine gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, multiple gilt fillets to boards and turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 plates on dark grey paper with printed tissue guards. First Rackham edition. With an original ink sketch to the half-title, signed Arthur Rackham 23.2.13. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        [Jugendstil Classic] Bilderbucher Band Tiere

      Koln: H. & F. Schaffstein, [1906]. Second edition. Oblong quarto. Original color pictorial paper covered boards, beautifully patterned endsheets in color. The classic Jugendstil book, marvelously illustrated by the great Freyhold, with twelve full-page color pictures. "Freyhold's picture books are marvels in the early development of the picture book of the 20th century" (Klaus Doderer). -The pictures, "freyholding in their unspeakably immovable untouchedness and childhood" (ER White 1902 to Richard Dehmel) show us the animals of the rural environment (cows, sheep, pigs, pigeons); only the last illustration with parrots puts the viewer into an exotic mood. The watercolor paints were applied using stencils. "These books found no mercy before the great crowd. But the children were extremely fond of these books, unfortunately they were not made accessible to them by their parents "(Julius Schaffstein, quoted from cat. Cologne). In 1905 the publishing house opened the series with this title, but great expectations remained unfulfilled: "The books were not a commercial success, despite their extraordinary artistic design" (Roland Stark, Schaffstein Verlag, page 66). A very nice copy, corners slightly worn, near fine, one plate repaired at very end.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        Moderní vyučování kreslení na obecných a měšťanských školách. Průvodce k umělecké výchově mládeže [Modern drawing lessons for primary and secondary schools. A guide for arts education for the youth]

      Prague: Fr. Rivnač (printed in Vienna by Rudolf von Waldheim), 1906. Four original string-tied cloth portfolios, measuring 36 × 24 cm, with decorative titles to to front board; each with an introductory brochure and [8], XXV (vol. I); XX (vol. II); XX, 1-33 (vol. III), 34-60 (vol. IV) leaves of color lithographs on card stock. Light wear to corners of portfolios; owner inscription to folding flaps; else a very good set. Complete set of four striking portfolios of patterns and designs, constituting an elaborate art education course for younger students. The accompanying text explains how to use the patterns, laying out a comprehensive process by which students graduate from simpler two-dimensional shapes to colors and to complex compositions such as landscapes and tableaus. And l (1844-1935), who published numerous pedagogical texts and design portfolios in Vienna from the 1870s through the early 1900s, was notably inspired by Vienna Secession, especially those of its members which stressed abstract and geometric forms. The introduction of the fourth volume is largely based on Adolf Hölzel's influential essay "Über Formen und Massenvertheilung," published in Ver Sacrum. Little information exists about the author, a school teacher from Prague, but a recent essay by Alexander Klee ("Formkunst - Phänomen eines Kulturraums") situates his work in the context of other Austro-Hungarian artistic developments (in Kubismus. Konstruktivismus. Formkunst, 2016). KVK, OCLC show no copies outside the Czech Republic. (Incomplete sets of the German edition, entitled Der moderne Zeichenunterricht an Volks- und Bürgerschulen. Ein Führer auf dem Wege zur künstlerischen Erziehung der Jugend, are held in Bremen, Zurich and Slovenia).

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Moderní vyu?ování kreslení na obecných a m???anských ?kolách. Pr?vodce k um?lecké výchov? mláde?e [Modern drawing lessons for primary and secondary schools. A guide for arts education for the youth]

      Prague: Fr. Rivna? (printed in Vienna by Rudolf von Waldheim), 1906. Four original string-tied cloth portfolios, measuring 36 × 24 cm, with decorative titles to to front board; each with an introductory brochure and [8], XXV (vol. I); XX (vol. II); XX, 1-33 (vol. III), 34-60 (vol. IV) leaves of color lithographs on card stock. Light wear to corners of portfolios; owner inscription to folding flaps; else a very good set. Complete set of four striking portfolios of patterns and designs, constituting an elaborate art education course for younger students. The accompanying text explains how to use the patterns, laying out a comprehensive process by which students graduate from simpler two-dimensional shapes to colors and to complex compositions such as landscapes and tableaus. And l (1844-1935), who published numerous pedagogical texts and design portfolios in Vienna from the 1870s through the early 1900s, was notably inspired by Vienna Secession, especially those of its members which stressed abstract and geometric forms. The introduction of the fourth volume is largely based on Adolf Hölzel's influential essay "Über Formen und Massenvertheilung," published in Ver Sacrum. Little information exists about the author, a school teacher from Prague, but a recent essay by Alexander Klee ("Formkunst - Phänomen eines Kulturraums") situates his work in the context of other Austro-Hungarian artistic developments (in Kubismus. Konstruktivismus. Formkunst, 2016). KVK, OCLC show no copies outside the Czech Republic. (Incomplete sets of the German edition, entitled Der moderne Zeichenunterricht an Volks- und Bürgerschulen. Ein Führer auf dem Wege zur künstlerischen Erziehung der Jugend, are held in Bremen, Zurich and Slovenia).

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Shinkoku Peking Kojo Shashincho Photographs of Palace Buildings of Peking Compiled by the Imperial Museum of Tokyo

      First edition. No. 245 of a limited edition of 500 copies. 2 volumes. 172 large lithograph plates with tissue guards incl. three folding panoramas. Large folio. Original embroidered silk portfolio in protective wooden case. A very good copy. Separate volume of text in English and Japanese (original cream wrappers). Tokyo, Ogawa Kazumasa Shuppanbu, [Together with:] Decorations of the Palace Buildings of Peking. No 189 a limited edition of 1000 copies. 80 large lithograph plates incl. 2 large folding maps (20 hand-coloured) together with 2 vols. of text (in English and Japanese). Large folio. Original embroidered silk portfolio in protective wooden case. A very good copy. 60(English text)pp.; 47(Japanese text)pp. Tokyo, Ogawa Kazumasa Shuppanbu,

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        The Jungle

      Doubleday, Page & Co., New York 1906 - First edition, Feb, 1906 printing, Finely bound in green leather with gold gilt title, original pages slightly worn and soiled, but no markings, publisher's imprint on title page, one of a kind, gift quality collector's edtion of this classic American work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book House, Inc. - St. Louis]
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        Verses by Christina G. Rossetti

      Hammersmith, London: Eragny Press, 1906. Limited Edition. Leather. Near Fine. Pissarro, Lucien. Limited edition, one of 175 copies, octavo size, 75 pp. Limited edition of 175 paper and 10 vellum copies, unnumbered (this one of the paper copies). Christina G. Rossetti (1830-1894) is known for her melancholy love poems, originally drafted in Italian. Her early verses for her mother, written between the ages of twelve and sixteen, were printed privately at her grandfather Gaetano Polidori's press, and are here beautifully reprinted from Polidori's 1847 edition of Verses. Lucien Pissarro and his wife Esther founded the Eragny press in 1894, inspired by the arts and crafts movement and the work of William Morris of the Kelmscott Press. "Lucien Pissarro brought foriegn and unfamiliar sensibilities to his books. The distinctive use of color wood engavings which explore the Impressionist sensation endow Eragny books with a vital character unlike any other revivalist private press" (A History of the Eragny Press 1894-1914, p. 12)." ***DESCRIPTION: Contemporary red morocco with gilt floral medallion stamped on the upper board, gilt lettering to the backstrip, top-edge gilt, fore-edge and tail-edge uncut, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, woodcut title-vignette and initials, illustrated title printed in black and orange, Brook type, Arches paper, 8 1/2" x 5 1/4", (i)-v, (1)-75, (1 colophon), (1 errata), limited edition of 175. ***CONDITION: A near fine copy, sumptuous red morocco completely unscathed, leaves are very bright except for faint age-toning to the outer page margins, ex-library copy with minimal evidence thus, with Bancroft Library bookplate inlaid to recto of the title-page, otherwise a beautiful copy, near fine. ***CITATION: Genz, EP27. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Jugendstil Classic] Bilderbucher Band Tiere

      H. & F. Schaffstein [1906], Koln - Oblong quarto. Original color pictorial paper covered boards, beautifully patterned endsheets in color. The classic Jugendstil book, marvelously illustrated by the great Freyhold, with twelve full-page color pictures. "Freyhold's picture books are marvels in the early development of the picture book of the 20th century" (Klaus Doderer). -The pictures, "freyholding in their unspeakably immovable untouchedness and childhood" (ER White 1902 to Richard Dehmel) show us the animals of the rural environment (cows, sheep, pigs, pigeons); only the last illustration with parrots puts the viewer into an exotic mood. The watercolor paints were applied using stencils. "These books found no mercy before the great crowd. But the children were extremely fond of these books, unfortunately they were not made accessible to them by their parents "(Julius Schaffstein, quoted from cat. Cologne). In 1905 the publishing house opened the series with this title, but great expectations remained unfulfilled: "The books were not a commercial success, despite their extraordinary artistic design" (Roland Stark, Schaffstein Verlag, page 66). A very nice copy, corners slightly worn, near fine, one plate repaired at very end.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1906 - 1906 Original Hardback Wisden

      1906. Hi, Here we have a rare 1906 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 11th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright to the front and 100% original. The boards are very good, some very light spotting to the right edge of the front board, there is a rather large Hancox book plate to the first page (brother of Tony) very clean and presentable, superb inside. Excellent photoplate. A rare Wisden.

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        The Writings.

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906-7 - 24 volumes, octavo (195 x 128 mm). Original publisher's red half morocco, titles and floral decoration gilt to spines separated by two flat bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Spines faded and rubbed, overall a very good set. Frontispiece to each volume, occasional plates throughout. A complete set of the first Hillcrest edition, a supplementary 25th volume was added later in 1907. This edition was the second uniform collection of Twain's works to be published, the first such collected edition being the Underwood/Riverdale edition of 1901.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Peter Poodle Toy Maker to the King

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1906. First Edition. Illustrated throughout by Bradley. 166 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original cloth backed pictorial paper boards, designed by Bradley. Board edges show wear as usual, some spotting to final leaves,else a Very Good Copy. First Edition. Illustrated throughout by Bradley. 166 pp. 1 vols. 4to. A CLASSIC. Bambace A68

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Horseback Rider in a Landscape

      , 1906. 1906. Print. Sepia-toned silver gelatin print of a Karl Moon photograph on canvas board, signed and dated by Moon. Item is in very good condition but has not been examined out of shrink wrap. Print has light wear to all edges and the top right corner is missing a small piece of the board behind the canvas. Print measures 14" by 17 1/2" and depicts a rider on horseback in a desert landscape. Karl Moon has signed the print in the lower left corner in black ink. Karl Moon was a painter, photographer and illustrator who operated a photo studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico until 1907 and made pictorial studies of Native Americans in the region. Image is slightly cropped with some glare, more photos upon request. ; Signed by Photographer .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA ]
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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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        LIBERIA. With an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf

      London: Hutchinson & Co., 1906. 2 volumes. First edition. Complete with 28 colored illustrations by Sir Harry Johnston, 24 botanical drawings by Miss Matilda Smith, 402 black & white illustrations from the author's drawings and from photographs by the author and others, and 22 maps, 4 folding. Thick, tall 8vo, publisher's original dark plum cloth lettered in gilt on spines with gilt emblematic tooling on upper covers, beautifully illustrated endpapers, t.e.g. xxviii,520;xvi,1160,index. An unusually nice set, scarce in such pleasing condition, textblocks very clean, bright and tight, all maps in good order.. Very well preserved indeed. RARE FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE CORNERSTONES OF WEST AFRICAN TRAVEL LITERATURE. Johnston produced here an exquisite set of books. He was early on an explorer and traveller to the Liberian state and these volumes are typical of the very best produced for writings in travel and exploration of the period. They are among the earliest books written on the new Liberia and present original and comprehensive studies of the landscape, peoples, flora and fauna of the region as well as its political history. Johnston began his travels in Africa at the age of 21 with his 1879-1880 journey to the interior of Tunisa as a student of painting, architecture, and languages. This trip sparked the passion for travel and exploration in the wilds of the African continent that he would spend the next several decades fulfilling. His journeys and his leadership potential were first brought to the attention of the Royal Geographical Society and the British Association in 1883 when he met H.M. Stanley and traveled with him to the remote river above the Stanley Pool in the Congo, a virgin territory little known to other Europeans at that time. From there his travels and responsibilities expanded rapidly; he was commissioned to lead a scientific expedition to to Mount Kilmanjaro beginning in Zanzibar in 1884, the success of which led to his apopintment as British vice-consul and eventually acting consul in Cameroon and the Niger Delta. He held a number of government positions through the next 20 years, perhaps best known for his "Cape-to-Cairo" scheme, a phrase coined in the London Times in August of 1888. The plan entailed having British influence in an unbroken line from Alexandria to Cape Town, but was foiled in July of 1890 when the British were forced to give up their sphere of influence north of Lake Tanganyika to the Germans. His later days were spent organizing British administration in Uganda and Liberia as well as writing about his life experiences in Africa. This set of books arose out of his extensive experience with negotiations in the Liberian republic, a state of 43,000 square miles created in the Western forests of the African continent, and his culminating efforts to organize its administration, finances, and methods of interior development.

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        A compendium of spherical astronomy with its applications to the determination and reduction of positions of the fixed stars,

      Macmillan and co ,, 1906. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; good condition; genuine 1906 edition; ex-University of Liverpool library copy; clean, firmly-bound pages with gilt top edge; some marks to page edges and rubbing tanning to end pages; light wear to boards; some wear to spine; some label residue on boards/spine. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Tales, Essays Poems and Criticisms

      J. B. Lippincott, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An eight volume set of Edgar Allan Poe's TalesIn a rather fetching decorative cloth binding and much better condition than usually seen. Generouslyillustrated with full page plates throughout. Containing numerous stories such as The Gold Bug, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, A Descent into Maelstrom, MS Found ina Bottle, The Sphinx and many more. Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career. Condition: Uniformly bound in original cloth binding with gilt detailing to the spine. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally very firmly bound. Pages exceptionally clean and bright throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        BALLAD OF HUGH BIGOD, EARL OF NORFOLK

      - DULAC,EDMUND. BALLAD OF HUGH BIGOD, EARL OF NORFOLK. [London] (1906). Large Square 8vo (8x8"). Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in a sumptuous full crimson colored morocco decorated with art nouveau gilt rules and devices on covers and with spine in compartemnts, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles and marbled endpapers, in Fine condition housed in a custom velvet lined, crimson clamshell case. This is an amazing finished manuscript tale about King Henry, his knights on horseback, medieval lords and a nervous Earl Hugh Bigod and his castle of Bungaye. It appeared as a full page color illustration in the Christmas 1906 issue of the Graphic. Each leaf is individually hinged into the book which features 6 amazing full page original watercolors by Dulac (one is signed and dated 1906) with the text in verse hand lettered beneath each picture. The title page is hand lettered as well. The colors and style are most reminiscent of Dulac's ABC: Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous which came out two years after he wrote this. Finished Dulac manuscripts with watercolors are rare and this one is fabulous in content as well as in presentation. Laid-in is the bookplate of Herchel V. Jones, the publisher of the Minnepolis Journal and a noted book collector. A copy of the Graphic magazine is included which also has color work by Rackham, Hassall and Brock. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Under the Pines and Other Poems

      Winchester, VA: The Eddy Press Corporation, 1906. Cloth. Near Fine. INSCRIBED BY ARCHIBALD RUTLEDGE IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION on the front free endpaper. ADDITIONALLY, AT THE FOOT OF THE SAME PAGE, APPEARS AN ORIGINAL 4-LINE POEM BY ARCHIBALD RUTLEDGE IN HIS HAND: "Depths of quietness will come/In the day's delirium:/Thoughts of mountains, rivers, seas,--/Dreams of peace in all of these." A tight, unusually crisp copy to boot of the 1906 1st edition of probably the author's 2nd book (in all likelihood following "The Heart's Quest" {purportedly published in 1904}). Sharp and Near Fine (with bright, completely unflecked gilt-titling to the front panel) in its dark-green cloth, with just a touch of light scuffing along the rear panel. Octavo, 43 pgs., deckled fore-edge.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Pohádka o nadšení. Satirický žert [Das Märchen von der Unschuld. Satire]. Mit 33 ganzseitigen Illustrationen

      HOLÁREK, Emil: Pohádka o nadšení. Satirický žert [Das Märchen von der Unschuld. Satire]. Mit 33 ganzseitigen Illustrationen. Prag: Antonín Vítek, [1906]. Erstausgabe dieser gestalterisch anmutigen, inhaltlich dennoch zugleich verstörenden Bildgeschichte des tschechischen symbolistischen Malers und Buchgestalters Emil Holárek (1867-1919). Das von Jaroslav Kvapil getextete Märchen handelt von einem Engel (der allegorischen weiblichen Unschuld), der, vom Schlechten im Menschen zermürbt, als vermeintlicher Delinquent auf dem Schaffot endet. Sehr sauberes Exemplar dieses schmucken, im Jugendstil gehaltenen Titels, mit 33 ganzseitigen, auf beigem Grund gedrucken Repros von Tusch- und Bleistiftzeichnungen Holáreks, zusätzlich ausgestattet mit Zierrahmen und gebunden in einen unkonventionellen, attraktiven Büttenumschlag mit hellblauer Titelprägung und Schließbändern. Thieme/Becker XVII, 326; Urban, Mysterious Distances, 106-109 (Holárek)

      [Bookseller: Domenico Jacono - VdAÖ / ILAB]
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        Les Cartes à jouer du quatorzième au vingtième Siècle ?

      Paris, Hachette, sd, 1906. 2 volumes grands et forts in-4, cartonnage éditeur illustré en couleurs, tête dorée, XVI- 504 et 640 pp, . 3200 reproductions de cartes dont 956 en couleurs, 12 planches hors-texte coloriées à l'aquarelle, 25 phototypies, 116 enveloppes illustrées pour jeux de cartes & 340 vignettes & vues diverses. Cartonnage terni, mors fendillés, charnières usées. Intérieur frais. Premier tirage

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        Somerset Parish Registers. Marriages. Volume I to Volume VIII.

      Phillimore and Co., 1898 - 1906. - 8 volumes. 8vo. pp. [6], 159: [4], 153: vi, [1], 154: [6], 159: [6], 164: [6], 150 [1]: [6], 154: vi, [1], 150. Original cloth, most volumes with covers a little discoloured by old damp. Very Good set. Complete sets are uncommon. Each volume is limited to 150 copies only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        John Dorn Promoter

      Chicago: Monarch Book Co., 1906. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrations by August Abelmann. Original brick-red publisher's cloth, blocked in gilt, ochre, and black. A sparkling copy. A thrilling romance of the timber industry, featuring a swindling Count, a heroic Indian Chief, a Rabbi, weird "thought-elfs," and telepathy. Is this the start of a bad joke? It only gets better. The author is clearly concerned with renewable forestry, the perilous state of Native American Indians and their lands, the absence of business opportunities for women, and the plight of American Jews during the first decade of the 20th-century. And of course, this couldn't be a "real" romance without sexual tensions, and a subplot of good vs. evil. The novel commences in the South after the Civil War when a young man returns home to find nothing left, and no one remaining. The once grand Virginia estate is in shambles and the tobacco fields are overgrown; the young man stares at the ruins, turns, and says farewell. The young man goes to Yale, gets married, and decides to return and fix up the estate; the scheme fails of course (how could it be otherwise). The couple and their daughter, Helen Chadbourne, move north to Chicago. Although adept at business, Helen finds few opportunities for women and wants to dedicate her life to helping others. However, she does find the love of of two men: John Dorn and Ned Danvers, and she inspires each of them to have chthonic spiritual experiences (sic). Helen's uncle is negotiating for the lumber rights to Indian lands on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Helen identifies with Chief Eagle Wing's plight of wanting to aid his impoverished tribe, while not wanting to destroy their land. Her uncle believes only clear-cutting timber will be financially viable; Helen convinces Dorn and Danvers not only to aid the Indian tribe with money, but ensure that they will still be able to live in a forest. Dorn comes up with a plan to create the Lumber Securities Company, a syndicate of the leaders of the timber industry, who would agree to a renewable forestry plan. Helen inspires Dorn to help impoverished Jewish immigrants by creating a lending library and a savings bank. She then inspires Danvers to become a writer, and through the aid of Chief Eagle Wing, Danvers is able to reveal his deepest thoughts to Helen telepathically (sic!). But there are evil forces at work in Chicago that seek to destroy the Lumber Securities Company through stock manipulation. At a crucial moment, the two spiritual adepts Eagle Wing and his side-kick Rabbi, whom Helen has aided, combine forces to defeat evil men. "The forces of spiritual enlightenment win, Danvers writes a play with a spiritual theme that is a great success, Dorn wins Helen for his bride, and everyone involved with the Lumber Securities Company stands to make a fortune" (SOURCE: James A. Kaser, The Chicago of Fiction: A Resource Guide, no. 86 and pp. 30-31). Our copy is many times more expensive than the two shabby copies we've seen on the market, and we invite interested parties to buy them, but be assured that the present one is in "museum quality" condition, and is likely to be the finest in private ownership.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Pastorale

      - Oil on paper laid on panel. Signed lower right: Roussel. Cradled panel. Under UV light there are some areas which fluoresce in the sky but these appear to be due to pigment rather than restoration. Minor surface dirt; an approx. 1 inch surface abrasion in upper right corner and several less significant abrasions along top edge; framed under glass. 24.25 x 32 inches (61.6 x 81.3 cm). Framed dimensions: 32.75 x 40.25 inches.Exhibited at the Bernheim-Jeune Gallery, Paris, K.-X. Roussel, October 25 - November 8, 1906, no. 7 (as Berger jouant de la flûte). Authenticated by Mathias Chivot and the great-grandsons of the artist.Born François Xavier Roussel in Lorry-lès-Metz, Moselle in 1867, at age fifteen Roussel studied at the Lycée Condorcet in Paris; alongside his friend Édouard Vuillard, he also studied at the studio of painter Diogène Maillart. In 1888, he enrolled in the École des Beaux-Arts, and soon began frequenting the Académie Julian where Maurice Denis and other students formed the group Les Nabis. He is best known for paintings of French landscapes usually depicting women, children, nymphs, and fauns in bucolic settings. 

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        The Railway Children

      London: Wells Gardner, 1906. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). First printing. Purple buckram binding with gilt illustration to front board and spine. Rubbing and slight wear to ends of spine and corners of boards. Fading to foot of spine. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Light foxing to endpapers, scattered patches of foxing to text, quite heavy to the first couple of pages. Lacking one plate at page 120. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper ('One of the books of Sybil Corbit'). Gift inscription to front free endpaper ('Sybil from Horalia, Christmas 1906'). Sybil Corbet is credited as the author of the 1897 children's book 'Animal Land where there are no people', illustrated by her mother Katharine Corbet. In the preface to that book Katharine relates to how the book was described to her by her 4 year old daughter Sybil. The book contained a 16 page introduction by Andrew Lang. Lang also dedicated his 1899 'Red Book of Animal Stories' to Sybil Corbet with an introductory poem addressed to her. Sybil would have been 14 when she received this volume on Christmas Day in 1906. A nice solid first printing of this children's classic, with an interesting provenance. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: 309, 10

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        Scritti Editi Ed Inediti Di Giuseppe Mazzini

      COOPERATIVA TIPOGRAFICO-EDITRICE PAOLO GALEATI, 1906. ITALIANO 75 Edizione completa degli Scritti Mazziniani in 100 volumi (94 Volumi + 6 di appendice) suddivisa in 3 sezioni. La prima sezione è "Letteratura", la seconda sezione "Politica", La terza sezione "Epistolario" L' Appendice consta di 6 volumi. Tutti i volumi sono stati pubblicati in seguito alla revisione ed approvazione della Commissione della R. Commissione per l' Edizone Nazionale degli Scritti di G. Mazzini. Su richiesta inviamo dettaglio dei volumi. Vendibili singolarmente al prezzo di Euro 20.00 cadauno USATO

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        Framed signed photograph of opera composer & librettist Ruggero Leoncavallo

      E. Rossi 1906 - Approximately 3.75" x 5.4" black-and-white photograph of Ruggero Leoncavallo mounted on cream colored coated stiff paper, in original 11.25" x 13.25" wood and gilt frame with new glass and light brown matte. Inscribed in black ink: "To my dear little friend / Ernest O'Bryan [letter "i" in name corrected] / [signed with a flourish] R. Leoncavallo / Portland 26 . 11 . 1906 /[underscore]." Leoncavallo conducted his orchestra at the Heilig Theater that day in an event billed as "the greatest musical and society event in the history of Oregon" by the Nov. 24th Morning Oregonian. Upper left edge of photo worn; backing paper a bit foxed. Leoncavallo is best-known for his classic opera Pagliacci. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Printed Reilly & Britton Publisher's Flyer With Sepia Photograph Of Baum Tipped On

      Chicago: Reilly and Britton, 1906. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Tan Boards. Good. Reilly And Britton Advertising Flyer 4 1/8" X 6", "You'll Like These Books" Followed By Ads For Christmas Stocking Series, The Land Of Oz, The Woggle-Bug Book (Fourth Edition), And The Twinkle Tales, With Publisher's Address As Dexter Building, Chicago; On Verso There Is A 4 1/8" X 3" Sepia Glossy Photo Of Baum, With His Facsimile Signature On The Card Below. Undated, But Circa 1906.

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        The Voyage of the "Scotia".

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1906. Being a Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas. By Three of the Staff. Octavo. Original grey cloth spine and front board lettered and illustrated in black and white, top edge gilt, purple coated endpapers (Rosove's binding variant b, "less common" than the blue endpapers usually encountered). Photographic frontispiece, 58 similar plates, 3 maps, one full-page, 2 folding and coloured (one of these to the rear). Extremities lightly rubbed, and the spine as usual (Rosove: "The white lettering on the spine has stood the test of time poorly and is variably lost on virtually all copies"), light wear to head of front joint, occasional spotting to text-block, the folding map to rear somewhat foxed, two short closed tears to gutter, sometime partially tape-repaired verso, some resultant browning recto, one shallow chip along top edge. A very good copy. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the expedition leader, "George Esslemont Esq., M.P., with compliments from Wm. S. Bruce, Edin., 1910", on the half-title. The recipient was Liberal MP for Aberdeen South from 1907 to 1917. Bruce (1867-1921), despite being one of the most experienced polar scientists in Britain, was offered only a junior post on Scott's Discovery expedition, so decided to organise his own voyage. "With the blessing of the Scottish Geographical Society, Bruce raised funds for the Scottish national Antarctic expedition in the well-equipped Scotia (1902–4). The entire crew and scientists were virtually all Scottish, and the funds came from Scottish subscribers … Two summers were spent in biological and oceanographical work in the Weddell Sea and the south Atlantic. New coastline was discovered and named Coats Land, and the intervening winter was spent in Scotia Bay and on Laurie Island, South Orkneys, where an observatory, Omond House, was built, which remains as the oldest of all scientific observatories in Antarctica. This highly successful expedition returned to Scotland with large scientific collections which formed the basis of the Scottish Oceanographical Institute, founded by Bruce in Edinburgh in 1907" (ODNB). Bruce maintained that the voyage was a purely scientific enterprise and left the writing of a popular account to three of his colleagues, which one of them, Brown, later reflected deprived him of full recognition for his achievements.

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        Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törleß

      Wien u. Leipzig : Wiener Verlag, Erstausg. 1906 - Orig. Leinen m. goldener Titelprägung, roter Oberschnitt : Goldprägung am Einband z. T. abgerieben, Ecken gringfügig angestoßen, Falz am Schmutztitel unten ca. 1 cm angeplatzt, Schnitt etwas nachgedunkelt, sonst sehr guter u. sauberer Zustand, 316 Seiten, Mit e. Maeterlinck-Zitat ; 13 x 18,5 cm 1001 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE ARROW

      Dublin: [Hely's Limited, Printers, for the Abbey Theatre], 1906. Two issues. I:1 &2. Small quartos. Pictorial wrappers. Old vertical crease in each number, scattered foxing, clean partial splits to wrapper spines, small chips to wrapper extremities; still, a better than good pair, and rarely seen better. The first two numbers of five published in the original series, published under the editorial by-line of W. B. Yeats, on behalf of the Abbey Theatre. Yeats and Lady Gregory are credited with the majority of the text content (apart from mechanicals like performance schedules, adverts, etc). The least common of the periodicals associated with Yeats's involvement with the Abbey. WADE 236.

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        ESSAYS

      The Doves Press, Hammersmith 1906 - 8vo. limp vellum. 312 pages. Limited to 325 copies of which this is one of 300 printed on paper. (Catalogue RAISONNE p.21; Tomkinson, Ransom no.9). This was the only American text printed by Cobden-Sanderson. Emerson was one of several authors that were particularly sympathetic to Cobden-Sanderson's philosophy. Aside from the vellum having some moderate scuffing on the front cover and minor scuffing on the rear cover, the book is in fine condition.

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Berlin, 8. IV. 1906. - 1 S. 4to. An den namentlich nicht genannten Komponisten und Organisten Philipp Wolfrum mit Dank für die Zusendung von dessen Bach-Biographie ("Dank für Deinen lieben Brief und den ausgezeichneten Bach, den ich mit grossem Genusse verschlinge") und der Ankündigung eines Besuches in Heidelberg, "[ ] kann aber leider auch heute ein Datum noch nicht fest bestimmen, da eine Amerika-Tournée schwebt [.] Hausegger hat eine Riesendummheit gemacht, deren Grösse er erst in einigen Jahren genügend zu beurteilen imstande sein wird [ ]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Sam Steele's Adventures on Land and Sea by Capt. Hugh Fitzgerald, - Pseudonym of L. Frank Baum , 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1906 The Wild West Adventures of Canada's Most Famous Mountie, LATER this Title changed to The Boy Fortune Hunters in Alaska & unde

      Reilly & Britton Co. CHICAGO, 1906 Color Frontispiece, Now, My Lad, Keep Quiet & you wont get Hurt of boy in Bed with man Holding gunt o his head & other men robbing area, Former Owner Name written on the front right free endpaper with Light wear Soil, HARDBACK NODJ, 1906, RARE FIRST Edition, 1st Printing , Interior VG- / COVERS GOOD, AS-IS, NOJACKET, , RED cloth cvr with Paste-On Label of Shipping vessel At sea on Front Cvr which has Rub & Wear few stains, ,Book's exterior has some wear and soiling. Former Owner Name written on the front right free endpaper. Front and rear blank endpapers are present. Binding is solid. There are NO page tears. Interior pages are in very good condition with occasional soiling and smudge marks throughout. NOTE: LATER 2nd Editions had Plates , but only in 1st issue of 2nd edition, other had no Illustrations, Gold Gilt Title Cvr light rub, wear, Spine cvr Dzrkened but Gold gilt Titles Readable, 271 pgs, NO ADS in Back, Interior nice , Light wear Fox,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Kak ja spassja ot vernago razorenija v igornom vertepe v Monte-Karlo . . . [transliterated from the Cyrillic; translates into English as, How I saved myself from certain ruin in the gambling den of Monte Carlo].

      Vilnius [but printed in St. Petersburg]: n. p., [ca. 1906]. First edition.. Wrappers a bit rubbed and browned; faint residue of a small decal on the inside rear wrapper; a very good copy.. 8vo, original pictorial drab wrappers, 23 pages. 7 plates (including one printed in red and black, and a double plate showing a view of the casino floor with the house spies marked), illus. A detailed firsthand exposure of (as the subtitle would have it) the supposed ìschemes of croupiers and spies in the casinos of Monte Carlo,î Astromís description of an elaborate conspiracy on the part of the casino to cheat its clientele, in part through an elaborate system of surveillance. Includes an illustration in the text of Astromís casino pass, dated 14 11 05, which in part suggests the publication date. A search of the standard catalogues turns up only a copy the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich (catalouged as ca. 1902) and a record in the catalogue at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin with the note ìKriegsverlust mˆglichî (ìwar loss possibleî) suggesting their copy is unlocated; a 32-page German edition published under the title Wodurch ich gerettet wurde vom sicheren Ruin in der Spielhˆlle von Monte Carlo (catalogued as ca. 1906) is noted at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin only. Several of the illustrations appear to have been done by the Dresden postcard publisher F. S. Jahn. Attractive red ink private library device stamped on the verso of the title page and at the foot of the final page; small faint ink number stamped at the head of the front wrapper.

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        Yeats, Elizabeth Corbet- ALS with Scarce Dun Emer Title] A Book of Saints and Wonders Put Down Here by Lady Gregory According to the Old Writings and the Memory of the People of Ireland

      The Dun Emer Press, Dundrum 1906 - Original holland backed gray paper covered boardds, label on spine, printed in red. With wonderful autograph letter signed by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats laid in to the recipient, a publisher or close associate, and mentioning Emery Walker, co-founder of the Doves Press: "63 Longready Road, Earl Court, London. July 27, 1905. Dear Sir- Your letter and cheque has been forwarded to me here- I am of course very sorry that you do not wish for more than two copies of each of my books in the future- I had a long talk with Emery Walker of the Doves Press yesterday and we went through the M.S. Lady Gregory's book, "Saints and Wonders" and he think it will make a very god book indeed. " etc. One of 200 copies printed upon paper made in Ireland, and published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats at the Dun Emer Press, in the house of Evelyn Gleeson at Dundrum in the County of Dublin, Ireland. Text printed in black and red. One engraved illustration printed in red. A monumental copy, almost no signs of wear. Rarely seen thus. Interestingly, an old clipping laid in at end dated and annotated in an unknown hand, "Boston Herald, March 9-18," with the caption: "Lady Gregory's Son Killed in Air Duel. The Dun Emer Press (1902-1908) was an Irish private press founded in 1902 by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (1868-1940) and her brother William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). Part of the Celtic Revival, the press was named after Emer, a legendary figure in Irish mythology. In 1908, after the press had produced eleven titles, the different elements of the Dun Emer studio separated completely and the Yeats sisters left Dundrum and Elizabeth established the Cuala Press at Churchtown, Dublin. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1906 & 1909 Wisden Hardbacks - Set of 2

      This lot is a Set of 2 Hardback Wisdens - 1906 and 1909. In Good Condition. The gilts and boards are both very nice in this pair of books, OK hinges and great photoplates, the 1906 has a mark to the first page where a bookplate was , they have a read feel but nice enough.

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