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        The Song of Roland

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press for Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Cambridge: The Riverside Press for Houghton Mifflin, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. First Edition. Hardcover. Number 89 of 220 in the original vellum backed boards decorated with fleur de lis. Boards darkened and a little sunned in spots, paper cracked on the rear joint. Some offsetting internally, slight darkening to page edges and endpapers, but otherwise fine and bright. One of the finest works by Rogers and one of the most lovely American illustrated books. XXXIV, (1)pp. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 044753.

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        The Russo-Japanese War Parts 1 & 2

      HMSO, London 1906 - Pt.1 : 75pp + appendices, 5 folding maps in separate envelope. Pt.2 : 164pp. 1 Folding map within text, 11 maps in rear pocket. Mps as called for. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit.

      Frederick Warne 1906 - FIRST EDITION, first issue, with 'London & New York' on rear cover, pages mounted on linen and folded concertina-style, arranged in pairs with text on recto and colour illustration on facing verso, occasional creasing and light handling marks with light rubbing to folds, ff.[28], 32mo, mounted within folding green cloth wallet with silver tab, rubbing to tab and to extremities, stamped in dark blue to both boards with picture of a rabbit on-laid to front, mottled lilac endpapers printed in white with a couple of short splits and creasing around folds, good A nice copy of a rather fragile book, with the often missing tab present. Shops were reluctant to stock this and ‘Miss Moppet’, the only other book by Potter published in this form, because they were awkward for small hands to handle and easily damaged. Both were eventually reprinted in bookform in 1916. ‘Bad Rabbit’ was written at the prompting of Beatrix Potter's niece, Louie, who told her aunt that 'Peter was much too good a rabbit, and she wanted a story about a really naughty one!' (Linder p.183). (Linder p.426: Quinby 12)

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        El Tovar, Grand Canyon, 1906

      1906 - El Tovar, Grand Canyon, 1906 By: Louis Akin 1906 Medium: Chromolithograph Dimensions: 16 1/2 x 35 inches Louis Akin, originally from Oregon studied with William Merritt Chase in New York City and was sent to Arizona by the Santa Fe Railroad in 1903 to paint the Hopi Indians. Akin remained with the Hopi for eighteen months and later, in 1906, published an article sympathetic to their conflicts with the Anglo world, which had intruded into their civilization with the coming of the railroad. The same year he returned to Arizona hoping to establish a colony of artists devoted to the Hopi; he settled in Flagstaff for the last seven years of his life. Akin's early work focuses primarily in Hopi life, but after his return from the West, he began painting glorious landscape- soaring mountains, immense canyons and spectacular rock formations. His most spectacular work is the view of "El Tovar," complete with the glorious Grand Canyon in the background.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Wilts and Dorset at the opening of the twentieth century / by E.E. Dorling. Contemporary biographies ; edited by W.T. Pike.

      Brighton : Pike 1906 - Physical description: 304p : illus, ports., photographs; 31cm. Subjects: Wiltshire -- Dorset -- History -- Local history -- Biography. Very good copy rebound with the original gilt-decorated boards and a modern, matching gilt-blocked leather spine. Very impressively finished. Some dulling and rubbing evident to panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request. 3 Kg. 304 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magellan's Voyage Around the World The Original Text of the Ambrosian MS., with English Translation, Notes, Bibliography, and Index by James Alexander Robertson

      Arthur H. Clark Company, Cleveland 1906 - bound in original burgundy color cloth covered boards in very good to near fine condition. The contents are fine with uncut edges on side and bottom and top edge gilt. X-library copy with numbers on backstrip and unobtrusive labels inside. Overall a near fine set of this work limited to 350 copies. 273, 313, 88 pages with twenty three maps and charts. This work has been highly praised for its accuracy and scholarship [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mannheim und seine Bauten. Dem Oberbürgermeister der Hauptstadt Mannheim gewidmet

      Mannheim, Ludwigshafen. Badischer Architekten- und Ingenieurverein. 1906. 4° VI, 675 S. Buchschmuck u. Vorsätze im Jugendstil, zahlr. Abb. ( Fotos, Architekturzeichnungen, zahlr. ausklappbare Landkarten, diese teils farbig. Farbig geprägte Olwd. Aussen guter, innen sehr guter Zustand bis auf nachfolgenden Mangel: " Blatt vor S. 455 fehlt, S. 455 über Handelshafen beschädigt, ( Ausriss mit Textverlust auf Vorderseite, Rückseite Tabelle Überschrift u. Rand beschädigt ) ". Mängel im Preis berücksichtigt, 11

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        Puck of Pook’s Hill.

      Macmillan 1906 - FIRST EDITION, title-page printed in red and black, frontispiece and 19 further full-page illustrations, pp. x, 306, [4, ads], crown 8vo, original red cloth with author’s embossed device in gilt to upper board, backstrip lettered in gilt with just a touch of softening and fading at tips, t.e.g., some areas of faint browning to endpapers, Sadleir bookplate to pastedown with thin strip of adhesive from removed bookplate below, bookplate tipped in to flyleaf, early issue dustjacket with light overall soiling, a little chipping to corners, at head of front panel and heavier chipping at tips of backstrip panel, creasing at head of rear panel, internal tissue reinforcement along head and in a few spots at foot, very good The dustjacket, clearly a very early issue, differs from that described in Richards’ bibliography only insofar as there is a print number stated against ‘Traffics and Discoveries’ in the list of Kipling’s works on the rear panel. (Richards A205)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa. 7 in 13 Bdn. München, J. F. Lehmann, (1908-31). 4to. (Rückenhöhe ca. 27,5 cm). Mit 280 Tafeln, davon 256 in farbiger Ltihographie nach E. Pfenninger u.a.; ferner über 5000 s/w Abbildungen im Text. Zus. 7906 S. Hellblaue Originalleinenbände mit Deckelprägung u. montierter farb. Deckelillustration (Enzian); gering angestaubt u. Deckel gelegentlich etw. fingerfleckig, Bd. 1 etw. abgegriffen u. Rücken am Fuß etw. gestaucht.

      . . Nissen, BBI 840. - Vollständige Folge der ersten Ausgabe des Standardwerks mit prächtigen, farbig lithographierten Pflanzendarstellungen. - Die ersten Lieferungen des Werks erschienen ab 1906. Die gedruckten Rohbogen wurden in den folgenden Jahrzehnten jeweils nach Bedarf aufgebunden, deshalb finden sich am Schluss einiger Bände Verlagsanzeigen aus späteren Jahren (hier aus der Mitte der 1920er Jahre). - Titel mit Stempel einer Lehrerbibliothek (bei Bd.V/3 unschön u. mehrfach), Bd. 1 Buchblock gering gelockert, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Patzer & Trenkle]
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        Strabantzerchen. Bilder und Reime.

      Köln (Schaffstein), 1906.. 5.- 9. Tsd. Quer Gr. 4°. 18 S. mit farb. illustr. Titelblatt u. 16 blattgrosse Illustrationen mit Pochoirkolorit von H. R. Volkmann sowie den Hähnchenvorsatzpapieren. farb. ill. OPb. Einband angeschmutzt, Gelenke etwas gelockert, die Tafeln nur vereinzelt fingerspurig, insgesamt gut.. Doderer III, 723. - Ries 949. - Schug 515. - "Es handelt sich um den wohl vollkommensten Einsatz von Pochoir-Kolorit im deutschen Kinderbuch" (Schug). Der Landschaftmaler, Graphiker und Exlibriszeichner Hans Richard von Volkmann (1860-1927) studierte in Düsseldorf bei Crola, Lauenstein und Peter Janssen, war Meisterschüler bei Schönlebens in Karlsruhe, wo er ab 1892 bis zu seinem Lebensende freischaffender Künstler war.

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        The Story of Miss Moppet.

      Frederick Warne 1906 - FIRST EDITION, first issue, with 'London & New York' on rear cover, pages mounted on linen and folded concertina-style, arranged in pairs with text on recto and colour illustration on facing verso, occasional creasing with light rubbing to folds, ff.[28], 32mo, mounted within folding grey cloth wallet with silver tab, stamped in dark blue to both boards with colour picture on-laid to front, rubbing to extremities and to tab with slot-flap missing, a few small marks, mottled lilac endpapers printed in white with some light rubbing to folds, good A nice copy of a rather fragile book. (Linder p.426: Quinby 11)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Tarpon Fishing in Mexico and Florida. Introduction by Randy Wayne White

      London: Harrison and Sons, 45, Pall Mall, [1906] - One of the great classics of tarpon fishing. The author was Winston Churchill's cousin and their vital dates are the same (1876-1964) First edition. 8vo. With 16 stereoscope cards at back. 73, [2] pp. of text. Blue cloth. Staining to spine and covers. Laid into a full blue cloth drop box. Bruns C.97; Wetzel, p. 123; Dimock, The Book of the Tarpon, bibliography, p. vi; Hampton's Angling Bibliography p. 68 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Das Haus - Neue Folge Fassaden moderner Gschäfts- und Wohnhäuser, nach photographischen Aufnahmen mittels Lichtdruck wiedergegeben.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner, (1906).. (2) Bl., Mit 72 Tafeln. Lose in Halbleinenmappe mit ausgerissenen Schliessbändern.. Deckel verzogen. Tafeln sauber.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The History of the Conquest of Mexico

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1906. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A history of the Spanish Invasion of Mexico. William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 January 29, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. With frontispiece portrait of Cortes. Binder's label of James Galt and Co. to front pastedown. Condition: In an armorial calf binding with gilt tooling to the spine. Externally smart with just some light rubbing to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Chatterbox 1906

      ONT>, 1906. ONT>, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Chatterbox from 1906 unusual in a modern crushed morocco binding. A great collector's item. With several full page colour illustrations. Chatterbox wasa halfpenny weekly paper for older children founded in 1866 by John Erskine Clarke, which ran for some 90 years in the UK and 60 in the USA. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding, with marbled boards. Externally, fine. Internally, firmly bound, with some intermittent handling marks or spots. With a 1906ink inscription to the front free-endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a fine exterior..

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        (Nakskov 1880 - 1964 Kongens Lyngby). Rönne. Öl auf Leinwand. 1906. Unten rechts signiert, datiert u. bezeichnet. 32 x 44 cm. Gerahmt (kleine Beschabung im Rahmen).

      1906. . Arbeit aus der Studienzeit der dänischen Künstlerin.- Blick aus der Halbvogelschau auf einen Rönner Straßenzug mit dicht stehenden, rotgedeckten Häusern, auf dem Weg zwei Personen.-

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      Doves Press, Hammersmith 1906 - 8vo. limp vellum. 260 pages. Limited to 325 copies of which this is one of 300 printed on paper. (catalogue Raisonne, p.20; Tompkinson, Ransom no.10). Printed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker in black and red. Wrinkling of vellum which is slightly toned. One spread page browned from old inserted newspaper clipping (now removed).

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Congreso de los Diputados. Organización y Funcionamiento de las Cortes según las Constituciones Españolas y Reglamento de dicho Cuerpo legislador. (Ejemplar perteneciente al Exmo. Sr. D. José Canalejas y Méndez, Presidente del Congreso de los Diputados)

      - Madrid, Secretaría del Congreso de los Diputados, 1906. 24x17 cm. LXXXIV+773 p. Plena piel con nombre del destinatario en oro sobre tapa delantera, nervios, ruedas en contracubiertas, guardas en moaré y cortes dorados. Ejemplar nominal destinado a D. José Canalejas, con dedicatoria del autor. Buen estado. Primera edición.

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        Die Ergebnisse der Schlachtvieh- und Fleischbeschau im Deutschen Reiche. Konvolut der Bände 1904 - 1911. Bearbeitet im Kaiserlichen Gesundheitsamte.

      Berlin, Springer, 1906.. ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1906 - 1913 ) Konvolut von 8 Jahrgangsbänden. Jeweils u.a. gegliedert in: " Die Schlachtvieh- und Fleischbeschau bei Schlachtungen im Inlande - Die Fleischbeschau bei dem in das Zollinland eingeführten Fleische " mit allerlei Tabellen ( u.a.: Zahl der Schlachtungen - Beurteilung der beschauten Tiere - Beurteilung der beanstandeten Tiere - Beanstandungsgründe - Gesamtzahl der Fälle von Tuberkulose, Schweineseuche, Schweinepest, Rotlauf der Schweine, Trichinen, Gesundheitsschädliche Finnen - Beschau durch Tierärzte und durch nicht als Tierarzt approbierte Beschauer // Einfuhr nach Untersuchungsstellen - Einfuhr und Gesamtbeanstandungen nach Herkunftsländern - Die Herkunftsländer: Einfuhr und Beanstandungen - Beanstandungsgründe etc.) Je Band ca. 130 - 190 Seiten. Jeweils in Bibliothekshalbleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, 4° ( 32,5 x 26 cm ). Einbände teils berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, etwas fleckig, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, wenige Seiten etwas fleckig oder angeknickt. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. ( Gesamtgewicht 7500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Geschichte der Königlich Deutschen Legion. Hier in 2 Bänden komplett ! Diese neue auf anastatischem Wege originalgetreu hergestellte Auflage wurde in 510 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Vorliegendes Exemplar trägt die Nummer 358.

      Berlin, Verlag von W. Barsdorf, 1906.. Reprint der Ausgabe Verlag der Hahn'schen Hofbuchhandlung, Hannover 1832-1837.. 8°, LVIII, 407 Seiten mit 18 Tafeln colorierter Uniformtafeln 4 Schlachtplänen und mehrere Tabellen und Band 2. mit XL, 790 Seiten mit 5 Schlachtplänen, einer Abbildung und mehreren Tabellen, betitelte Originalhalblederbände mit Goldprägung - EInbandkanten leicht ber. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1906. Diese neue auf anastatischem Wege originalgetreu hergestellte Auflage wurde in 510 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Vorliegendes Exemplar trägt die Nummer 358. z368

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        [Kopistenabschrift ohne Titel, ca. 1900] Cavalleria rusticana di Pietro Mascagni

      . Dirigierpartitur. 368 S. 35 x 26 cm. Mit Eintragungen in Blei- , Rot- und Blaustift. Bibliotheksexpl. mit Stempeln. Bibliotheks-Zettel auf Vorsatz. Innengelenk gebrochen. Deckel schadhaft und Bestossen. Rücken überklebt. // Full score. 368 p. 35 x 26 cm. With many performance annotations and corrections. Ex-library copy with stamps. Inner hinge split. Boards damaged and bumped.. Text in Italienisch. Mit Stempel "Impressario Ca. M. de Hondt". De Hondt war Grunder der italienische Oper in Rotterdam. Die Cavalleria wurde u.a. in 1906 unter Leitung des Kompinisten in Rotterdam aufgeführt.

      [Bookseller: Musikantiquariat Paul van Kuik]
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        Briefe der Ninon de Lenclos. Mit 10 Radierungen von Karl Walser. Ins Deutsche übertragen von Lothar Schmidt.

      Berlin, Verlag Bruno Cassirer, (1906). EA dieser Ausgabe. 8°, 399 S., unbeschnitten, mit 9 ganzs.Radierungen und einer als Vignette i. Text. Titelseite zweifarbig gedruckt. Seiten an den Rändern z.T. etwas stockfleckig. O-Ganzleder mit reicher Vergoldung und zweifarbigem Mittelstück. Einband nur wenig an den Gelenken berieben und mit wenigen Stockflecken an den Rändern. Vorsätze von Karl Walser illustriert (Lithos). Exlibris einer Adelsbibliothek..

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        Vols. I-IV (all publ.)

      Amsterdam, Ipenbuur & Van Seldam, 1906-1911. With num. illus. and section of advertisements. Essays and decorations by Th. Molkenboer, S.H. de Roos, G. Rueter, J.W. Enschedé, B. Kruitwagen, R.W.P. de Vries, a.o. Orig. bindings (I: hcalf; II-IV: cloth).*Complete set, rare! The essays on book design greatly stimulated the development of Dutch book art. .

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        Der kritische Idealismus und die Philosophie des "gesunden Menschenverstandes." Von.

      Gieszen: Alfred Topelmann, 1906. - First edition. "Philosophische Arbeiten" herausgegeben von Hermann Cohen und Paul Natorp. 1: Band 1.Heft. With the bookplate of Stillman Drake. Tall 8vo., orig. printed wrappers, (viii), 35, (4) About fine. Ernst Cassirer [1874-1945] German philosopher. Cassirer was a Prof. of Philosophy at the University of Hamburg from 1919 until 1933, when he fled Hitler's Germany and went to Oxford; he later taught at Yale and Columbia. "A leading representative of the Marburg Neo-Kantian school, Cassirer at first devoted himself to a critical-historical study of the problem of knowledge. This work bore fruit in the monumental "Das Erkenntnisproblem in der Philosophie und Wissenschaft der neueren Zeit" (3 vols. 1906-1920) and "Sustanzbegriff und Funktionsbegriff" (1910, tr. Substance and Function, 1923). In his chief work, Philosophie der Symbolischen Formen (3 vols, 1923-29, trans. Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, 1953-57) he applied the principles of Kantian philosophy toward the formation of a critique of culture. His viewe that all cultural achievements (including language, myth, and science) are the results of man's symbolic activity led Cassirer to a new conceptioin of man as the "symbolic animal." Cassirer wrote many other studies on science, myth and various historical subject." They include works on Einsteins' Theory of Relativity, and others. " [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Romany Rye

      London -John Murray, 1906. London -John Murray, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A philosophical adventure novel following the journey of a learned young manplaced within a communityof Romany Gypsies. Third re-print of the first edition. Beautifully illustrated with eight plates, featuring a frontispiece with tissue guard. A sequel to Borrow's previous novel Lavengro. Both novels aredebated to be autobiographical because of Borrow's time with the English Romanichal. Condition: In morocco binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, light marks to the boards and rubbing to spine and extremities. Both hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Light spotting to endpapers and text block edge. Previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown, and copperplate ink signature to endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Henry Irving Shakespeare:

      London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1906. London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Seven volumes of the Henry Irving edition of the works of Shakespeare. Illustrated throughout with27 plates (collated complete)and numerous vignettes,including coloured frontispieces to each volume. Sir Henry Irving (6 February 1838 13 October 1905), born John Henry Brodribb, was an English stage actor in the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility (supervision of sets, lighting, direction, casting, as well as playing the leading roles) for season after season at the Lyceum Theatre, establishing himself and his company as representative of English classical theatre. Containing Volume III (King HenryVI part III, King Henry VI condensed, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream), Volume V (King John, Merchant of Venice, King Henry IV Part I), Volume VI (King Henry IV Part II, King Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor), Volume VII (Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Twelfth Night),Volume XIII (The Winter's Tale,King Henry VIII, The Tempest), and Volume XII (CoriolanusCymbeline, Titus Andronicus). Seven volumes of fourteen only. Condition: In green cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally sound,though with some marks and bumping. Dampstaining to three volumes. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Six hinges strained. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just the occasional spot. Overall: GOOD..

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        Olympiska Spelen i Athen 1906. Redogörelse för Sveriges Deltagande.

      82 Seiten, 25x34cm, Leinen, ca. 120 Fotos, Stockholm 1906.. Offizieller Bericht des schwedischen Organisationskommittees. Umfangreiches Buch über die OS 1906 mit zahlreichen Fotos. Zustand: C.

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      London - Duckworth and Co., 1906. London - Duckworth and Co., 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. First edition of this fine six workscollectionof poetry fromT. Sturge Moore. Comprising of The Centaur's Booty, The Rout of the Amazons, The Gazelles and other poems, Pan's Prophecy, To Leda, and other Odes, and Theseus, Medea, and Lyrics. Each poem has its own separate, dated title page. In original illustrated dustwrapper. Condition: In a buckram binding, with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, dustwrapper isgenerally sound, but with sunning to boarders and spine, and light chipping to the head and tail of spine. Buckram is smart. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean, aside from very light spotting to title page. Overall: NEAR FINE with a GOOD dustwrapper..

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      NP. ND. (John Lane. London). c. 1906. NP. ND. (John Lane. London). c. 1906. FIRST EDITION. Second issue with the list of plates. 17 full page illustrations - Complete. Images measure 8.9 x 6.4 inches and are printed on Japanese Vellum paper sheets measuring 13.5 x 10.7 inches. Printed title and list of plates leaf. In the original publishers portfolio with white buckram spine and corners. Green paper on boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Green silk ties on boards. The title leaf and 17 illustrations are held in place with three fold-over sheets attached to the lower board. The paper wraps are creased and have some closed tears, without loss, but are complete. Top fold over detached. The portfolio has some minor rubbing and wear to the edges but is generally very good. A fine suite of the plates in a very good portfolio. ---- The early English editions of Wilde's Salome were published with only thirteen of Beardsley's drawings, including the decorative borders for the title page, list of plates and colophon. Some of these illustrations were also toned down for publication. The three cancelled drawings and the others in the form of their original, uncensored designs were first published in the John Lane edition issued in september 1906 (dated 1907) and then issued loose in this portfolio with the addition of another design, "Salome on Settle", here published for the first time. A scarce publication. (Maxwell; The Victorian Illustrated Book. ---- Mason. Bibliography of Oscar Wilde. Page 384-note).

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        The Nightless City, or the "History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku",

      Yokohama: Max N?er & Co., c.1906 . Yokohama: Max Nössler & Co.,, c.1906 . by an English Student of Sociology. Octavo. Original green pictorial cloth, title gilt to the spine, and incorporated into the upper board design in gilt, black and white. Title page printed in red and black, folding coloured Japanese map of Yoshiwara, one folding plan, 44 plates, 14 of these coloured, one folding, numerous illustrations to the text Very lightly rubbed, else very good indeed. First published in 1899, this is the fifth edition "revised", of this fascinating study of the history and culture of Tokyo's Yoshiwara yukaku, or "pleasure district". An interesting figure, de Becker (1863-1928) was an American-educated English lawyer first arrived in Japan in 1887, in 1891 he married Kobayashi Ei and assumed Japanese nationality, and subsequently set up practices in Yokohama and Kobe. Over the next three decades he published a series of translations of the legal codes of Japan, and studies of Japanese law for foreigners. An extremely attractive copy of this intriguing work on the world of the geisha, book ticket of Kobe booksellers J.L. Thompson & Co.

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        HUEFFER (Ford Madox)

      The Pinafore Library: Christina’s fairy Book. By Ford Madox Hueffer. London: Alston Rivers, Ltd., N.D. [1906]. Post 16mo in half-sheets; half-title not called for; hand-coloured presentation leaf (unused) with series advertisements on verso precedes illustrated title-page printed in red and black; 3pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[77]+[iii]; quarter blue rough buckram, cut flush, ledger-style, glazed printed paper boards, the front board printed pictorially in green, brown, drab, and black, the back board printed pictorially in blue, grey, pale brown, and green; end-papers printed pictorially in blue, the front and back end-papers bearing different designs, the back end-papers hand-coloured (v. note); rounded die-cut edges. Paper covering of boards chipped a little at corners, and covers generally a trifle rubbed; two or three scattered fox-spots internally, and slight cracking or scuffing of end-papers at hinges; a very good copy, nonetheless of a rare book that is almost unknown in commerce, as here, in its original binding. Issued as the first volume of ‘The Pinafore Library’, the advertisement leaf recording the other volumes as ‘The Travelling Companions’ by Lady Margaret Sackville; ‘Highways and Byways in Fairyland’ by Arthur Ransome; ‘The Fairy Doll’ by Netta Syrett; and ‘Who’s Who in Fairyland’ by Anne Pyne. Arguably Ford’s scarcest book, of which the bibliographer had never seen a copy, and no copy has been recorded at auction for well over the past thirty years. COPAC records copies only at the British Library, Oxford, Cambridge, and (possibly) the National Library of Scotland; whilst OCLC shows none in America, although Princeton has a copy added after the Naumburg collection check-list was published in the Princeton University Library Chronicle. The hand-colouring of the presentation leaf and back end-papers here has been very carefully and artistically done, but is presumably the work of a child. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        The Sunken Bell [Signed/Unterzeichnet] [Die versunkene Glocke] A Fairy Play in Five Acts

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1906. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition, later printing (minor rubbing to the spine ends and board corners, tiny bit of fraying to the spine tail, board corners turned a touch inward, slight marking to the boards -- no dust jacket), SIGNED BY GERHART HAUPTMANN on the half-title; a Play first issued in Germany (1897) and here translated to English by Charles Henry Meltzer and complete with 11 photographic illustrations of the actors and scenes. German dramatist and novelist Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann won the 1912 Nobel Prize in Literature 1912 "primarily in recognition of his fruitful, varied and outstanding production in the realm of dramatic art". While in most of his Plays Hauptmann dealt with conditions of the low-class life, in "The Sunken Bell" ("Die versunkene Glocke"), his most popular Play in his native Germany and one which Hauptmann called a "Märchendramen", Hauptmann offers a Play which the misery of life and the bliss of heaven emerge with striking contrast. (An important and noted work in his winning the Award, "The Sunken Bell" was so popular in Germany that, as of the time of the Award, it had been through at least 60 printings). In his speech presenting the Award to Hauptmann, Hans Hildebrand, then the Acting Secretary of the Swedish Academy, stated: "Hauptmann's particular virtue is his penetrating and critical insight into the human soul. It is this gift that enabled him in his plays and in his novels to create truly living individuals rather than types representing some particular outlook or opinion. All the characters we meet, even the minor ones, have a full life." Then, after speaking of Hauptmann's controversial "Der Narr in Christo Emanuel Quint" ["The Fool in Christ: Emanuel Quint"], Hildebrand noted that Hauptmann's "...manifold activities as a writer have given us other marvellous works. I shall mention only two here, Hanneles Himmefahrt and Die versunkene Glocke." the latter being the very book herein described. While signed copies of Limited Editions of Hauptmann's work are available (in German), signed copies of his trade editions are quite scarce indeed (with copies of this trade edition being quite scarce to the market in any printing), and signed copies of his work in English translation are as scarce as hen's teeth. A Very Good copy SIGNED BY GERHART HAUPTMANN. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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        Vergleichende Darstellung des deutschen und ausländischen Strafrechts. Vorarbeiten zur deutschen Strafrechtsreform. Besonderer Teil in 9 Bänden (vollständig).

      Berlin : Otto Liebmann, 1906.. 1. Auflage 9 Bände, insgesamt ca. 4750 S. Gr.-8°, Halbleinen. 9 Bände!!! Allgemeiner Teil des Werkes: 1. Verbrechen und Vergehen gegen Staat und Staatsgewalt. - 2. Verbrechen und Vergehen wieder die öffentliche Ordnung. - 3. Religionsvergehen, Falsche Anschuldigung, Zweikampf, Münzdelikte, Meineid. - 4. Verbrechen und Vergehen wieder die Sittlichkeit, Beleidigung, Personenstandsdelikte. - 5. Verbrechen und Vergehen wieder das Leben, Körperverletzung, Freiheitsdelikte. - 6. Raub und Erpressung, Sachbeschädigung, Diebstahl und Unterschlagung, Strafbarer Eigennutz. - 7. Begünstigung und Hehlerei, Urkundenfälschung, Betrug, Nahrungsmittelfälschung. - 8. Bankerutt, Untreue, Wucher und Ausbeutung, Verletzung fremder Geheimnisse, Jagd- und Fischereivergehen. - 9. Gemeingefährliche Verbrechen und Vergehen, Verbrechen und Vergehen im Amte. // Augesonderte Bibliotheksexemplare mit Rückensignaturen, im Vorsatz jeweils mit weiterer Klebesignatur, händischem Vermerk und Stempel. Einbände berieben und teils bestoßen, Buchdeckel mit Kratzern. Band 4 am Kopfschnitt bestoßen, Seiten dort leicht geknickt. Seiten überwiegend sauber, stellenweise jedoch Bleistiftmarkierungen und kurze Randnotizen. An wenigen Stellen Knitterspuren oder kleine Flecken. Bindungen fest, klaffen vereinzelt jedoch etwas. Noch im guten Gesamtzustand. mbx jqx

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        Rights of Man

      London - Watts and Co., 1906. London - Watts and Co., 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early twentieth-century copy of Paine's famous work. Featuring a portrait frontispiece. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound with some splitting to the cloth at the joints with the backstrip coming away slightly. Darkening to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Age toning but generally clean with just the odd spot or mark. Ex Rationalist Press Association copy, with an institutional label to the front pastedown. Ink number and signature to the front pastedown and front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Letters of Horace Walpole

      Edinburgh - John Grant, 1906. Edinburgh - John Grant, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the correspondences of Horace Walpole, the fourth Earl of Orford. Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717 2 March 1797) was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south-west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. Along with the book, his literary reputation rests on his Letters, which are of significant social and political interest. His memoirs of the Georgian social and political scene, though heavily biased, are a useful primary source for historians. Walpole's numerous letters are similarly useful as a historical resource. In one, dating from 28 January 1754, he coined the word serendipity which he said was derived from a silly fairy tale he had read, The Three Princes of Serendip. The oft-quoted epigram, This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel, is from a letter of Walpole's to Anne, Countess of Ossory, on 16 August 1776. The original, fuller version appeared in a letter to Sir Horace Mann on 31 December 1769: I have often said, and oftener think, that this world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel a solution of why Democritus laughed and Heraclitus wept. Illustrated throughout with sixty-four engraved plates (collated complete). Complete in nine volumes. Condition: In blue cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some bumping and marks. Some considerable water damage to the front board of volume IX and dampstaining to volume VIII. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signatures to Pages are bright, though with somefoxing throughout. Mould to pages of volume IX. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to dampstaining of volume IX..

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        Scenes of Clerical Life

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1906. London - Macmillan and Co., 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractively illustrated copy of thiscollection of short storiesby Geoge EliotIllustrated throughout with plates by Hugh Thomson,many of which are coloured. The stories were first published in Blackwood's Magazine over the course of the year 1857, initially anonymously, before being released as a two-volume set by Blackwood and Sons in January 1858. The three stories are set during the last twenty years of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century over a fifty year period. The Stories take place in and around the fictional town of Milby in the English Midlands. Each of the Scenes concerns a different Anglican clergyman, but is not necessarily centred upon him. Condition: In a green cloth binding with gilt decoration. Externally, generally smart, although withsplitting to cloth on joints and light bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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      Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1906.. Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1906.. 1st edn. Tall 8vo. Original gilt lettered blind-stamped green ribbed cloth with oval b&w photo of W.G. Grace inset in upper board (Fine). Pp. 341, illus with b&w plates and facsimile autographs (front inner hinge a little weakened; pp. 165-9 loose; no inscriptions). .

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        Colonies Francaises

      Paris - Flammarion, 1906. Paris - Flammarion, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated copy of 'Colonies Francaises', created under the direction of Ch. Brossard bya group of writers, explorers and officials. 'Geographie pittoresqueet monumentale de la france et de ses colonies'. Includes 156 colour gravures and 376 in black and white. A publishers advertisement for 'Nouvel Atlas Colonial' by Henry Mager has been included to the rear. In French. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and marks to the boards. Internally, generallyfirmly bound withonly the first and last pages of theworking loose. Bright and clean with an ink library stamp to the title page, and pages 5, 105, 205, 305, 405, 505 and605. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD.

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        Notizen von einer Reise nach Griechenland.

      Weimar, Selbstverlag, (1906).. Gr.-8°. 19,(1) S. Orig.-Büttenbroschur.. Weber 40. - Druck der Textornamente und des Signets in Ocker. Gesamte Ausstattung von Henry van de Velde. - Sehr schönes Exemplar, selten.

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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. 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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        The Golden Staircase

      London - T. C. and E. C. Jack, 1906. London - T. C. and E. C. Jack, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of stories and poems for children, from authors such as Charles Kingsley, Robert Southey, and William Makepeace Thackeray. With numerous coloured plates throughout. Including The Imps in the Heavenly Meadow, First Spring Morning, and Wynken, Blynken and Nod. Condition: Rebacked in a cloth binding with original cloth boards. Externally sound, though a little rubbed. Corners are bumped. Internally, firmly bound. Hinges reinforced withcloth tape. Pages are bright, with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Some Chinese Ghosts

      Boston - Little, Brown and Company, 1906. Boston - Little, Brown and Company, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of Chinese ghost stories by Lafcadio Hearn. First edition thus. Including such tales as The Story of Ming-Y, The Return of Yen-Tchin-King and The Tale of the Porcelain-God. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (27 June 1850 26 September 1904) was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories. Condition: In a decorative cloth covered binding with a paper coveredslipcase. Externally, generally smart with shelfwear. Slipcase also generally smart with slight shelfwear. Internally, binding loosening in places with half title detached but present and the first page of text tender. Marks to front and rear endpapers caused by the removal of labels, and a small ink stamp to verso of title page. Overall: VERY GOOD with a VERY GOOD slipcase.

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        Comus and Other Poems

      Cambridge - Printed at the University Press, 1906. Cambridge - Printed at the University Press, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Comus and Other Poems by John Milton, from a limited edition of two hundred and fiftyprinted in the Cambridge type upon handmade paper, of which two hundred and twenty-five were for sale in England and America. The text of the Poems included in the present volume is that of the editions of 1645, 1673 and the facsimile of the autograph manuscript of the minor poems. Comus (A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634) is a masque in honour of chastity, written by John Milton. It was first presented on Michaelmas, 1634, before John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater at Ludlow Castle in celebration of the Earl's new post as Lord President of Wales. Condition: In a quarter paper vellum binding with paper covered boards and title label to front board also in paper vellum. Externally, generally smart but with foxing to backstrip, odd marks and slight stains and slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound but with some pages unopened and generally uncut. Bright and generally clean but for foxing to endpapers and handling marks to text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Promenades dans Paris

      Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1906. Paris - Ernest Flammarion, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of 'Promenades dans Paris' by Georges Cain. Includes a frontispiece and numerous plates and illustrations throughout. A copperplate ink inscription has been left to the front blank. In French. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound and bright with light scattered foxing throughout. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Puck of

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1906. London - Macmillan and Co, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AA first edition, first impression,collection of short fantasy stories by Rudyard Kipling. %0D%0AWithtwenty illustrated plates. %0D%0ASome of the stories included are, Weland's Sword, A Centurion of the Thirtieth and The Treasure and the Law, along with many more. %0D%0AEach story is bracketed by a poem which relates in some manner to the theme or subject of the story. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with some marks to front board and sunning to spine. Head and tail of spine are bumped. Ink inscription to front pastedown dated to 1906. Internally, generally firmly boundwith light foxing to pastedowns and end-papers otherwise pages bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A.

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        (Erbach 1866 - 1949 Glücksburg). Auf Amrum. Aquarell und Deckfarben über Bleistift. Um 1906. Unten links signiert. 34 x 24 cm. Gerahmt.

      1906. . Otto H. Engel gilt als einer der Wegbereiter zu einer avantgardistisch-modernen Malerei in Deutschland. Er war 1898 neben Walter Leistikow, Ludwig Dettmann, Oskar Frenzel, Curt Herrmann, Fritz Klimsch und Max Liebermann eines der Gründungsmitglieder der Berliner Secession. Zwischen 1901 und 1914 charakterisieren insbesondere die häufigen Erholungsaufenthalte auf den Nordseeinseln seine Bilder.- Wohl unvollendetes Bild, welches einen Blick von einer Terasse auf einen sommerlichen Garten mit Bank preisgibt.- .

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        By Pike and Dyke

      London - Blackie and Son Ltd, 1906. London - Blackie and Son Ltd, 1906 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A bright copy of G. A. Henty's By Pike and Dyke. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial boards. Collated complete. There is a prize plate on the front pastedown. George Alfred Henty, (1832 - 1902), was a prolific English novelist, special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His children's novels typically revolved around a boy or young man living in troubled times. These ranged from the Punic War to conflicts such as the Napoleonic Wars or the American Civil War. Hentys heroes are uniformly intelligent, courageous, honest and resourceful with plenty of 'pluck' yet are also modest. Condition: The binding is firm. The inner hinges are slightly strained and the frontispiece is detached. There is slight wear to the extremities, including bumping and discolouration to the boards. Internally the pages are brightwith intermittent mild spotting that is most prominent on the first and last couple of pages. There are ink inscriptions on the verso of the frontispiece. Overall the condition is very good..

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