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        1744-1904. [Imperial Porcelain Factory. 1744-1904].

      Golike and Vilborg for Upravlenie imp. zavod. Skt. Peterburg 1906 - Folio (40 x 31.5 cm). Half title on card lettered in gilt with gilt Russian eagle, VIII incl. half title and title, 422, 63, [1] pp., with photogravure frontispiece and 12 plates on india paper mounted, a chromolithographic plate and 493 numbered illustrations in text, plates with tissue guards with captions, extra-illustrated with tipped-in descriptions in English on small-format Hammer Galleries headed paper of Russian porcelain in the collection of Mrs. John W. Riser, the title-page with the neat calligraphic addition of an English translation of the title with additional text "With translations concerning the Collection of Mrs. John W. Riser. 1935 / By The Hammer Galleries, Inc.", the onion paper title/guard sheets to each plate with English translations of the captions in the same calligraphic hand, the same to occasional illustration captions, the fore-edges with applied celluloid thumb-tags, with paper inserts identifying what is flagged; occasional tears to areas around thumb-tags.Later red cloth, titled on red morocco spine label, upper cover lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, stamp to lower edge. An unusual and interesting example of the first edition of this famous work celebrating 260 years of Russian porcelain production of the best quality. It is richly illustrated and documented, and includes an important chapter on makers' marks. This copy is particularly interesting as it recalls the work of the Hammer Galleries in building collections of Russian art in the West and preserving a great deal of the Russian heritage that might otherwise have been lost. Specifically, this copy appears to have been prepared for a keen collector of Imperial Porcelain: Mrs. John W. Kiser of New York City. The Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory in St. Petersburg was founded on the orders of the Empress Elisabeth, daughter of Peter the Great. The first technical director, Christoph Conrad Hunger, proved to be unable to produce porcelain from the materials at hand, despite having worked with Bottger at Meissen and at various other European factories. Hunger was dismissed in 1747, and Dimitri Vinogradov was appointed in his place. Vinogradov had trained as a mining engineer, but was also a skilled technician with a good understanding of chemistry. Using only materials available in Russia he came up with a successful formula that produced fine quality porcelain. With informed Imperial input from Elisabeth and her successors, the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory not only survived but prospered. The present work charts the productions of the IPM from the mid-18th century until the October Revolution of 1917, beautifully illustrated with examples from all periods, and a with a plate at the end with facsimiles of the various marks that were employed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN. By Elizabeth Bisland

      Boston 1906, Houghton. Green cloth, index, appendix, 15 b.w. illustrations, paper labels, torn dust jackets, in original publisher's box, books fine.FIRST LIMITED EDITION 200 COPIES * * WITH HEARN'S HAND-WRITTEN MANUSCRIPT, ENTIRELY UNCUT * * *** *** *** . . . RARE FIRST LIMITED EDITION 200 COPIES . . . WITH A HEARN'S MANUSCRIPT LEAF . . *** RARE FIRST LIMITED EDITION OF 200 ONLY COPIES: WITH HEARN'S MANUSCRIP PAGED TIPPED IN. A 2 volume set, with paper labels. . * THIS FIRST LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES contains a sheet of Hearn's holographic and penned manuscript, tipped in volume one. . *** RARITY: There are only two Hearn leaf book titles, which includes this title and the complete WRITINGS OF LAFCADIO HEARN 16 volumes. . * THE BINDINGS: This work is bound in fresh green cloth, with paper labels on the spine, top edges are gilt. . *** THE RARE MANUSCRIPT EDITION: . This has remains one of Hearn's rarest and most desirable titles for collectors & libraries. This is essentially a biography by his very close friend and fellow writer, Elizabeth Bisland. . Hearn and Bisland often sent each other many letter Because Bisland carried on an extensive correspondence with Hearn, her ability to write a true and authentic biography was a critical skill few others had. By and large the best and most reliable of all Hearn biographies. . Hearn referred to Bisland as his: "...literary brother" see the quote in volume 1, p.389. . * Please visit our website to see other listings RARE Hearn books and manuscripts. . *** THE ILLUSTRATIONS: This set is illustrated with 16 photos and gravures, with frontispieces of Hearn. . *** FOR THE TRADE EDITION: See our other listings. . *** REFERENCES: BAL 7944 . Perkins, P.D.: LAFCADIO HEARN: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITINGS, pp.54-55 for comprehensive bibliographic details. . *** .

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        The Voyage of the "Scotia" - Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas By Three of the Staff

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh and London., 1906. First edition. Prefatory Note by William S. Bruce. Octavo. pp xxiv, 375. Numerous black-and-white photographs; two folding maps, one at rear. Original slate-grey pictorial cloth lettered in white. An account of the Scottish Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1905. Peter Speak author of William Speirs Bruce: Polar Explorer and Scottish Nationalist (2003) describes the expedition as "by far the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age" and yet it received no formal honour or recognition from the British government and its members were denied even the prestigious Polar Medal. A major achievement of the expedition was the cataloguing of more than 1,100 species of animal life, 212 of them previously unknown to science. R.H. Rudmose Brown was the chief botanist. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title page: "With the kind regards of R.N. Rudmose Brown" and with a short inscription on the headed notepaper of The University, Sheffield: "To Mr Hendrickson with happy memories of a day in Green Harbour - R N Rudmose Brown". The recipient Peder Leonard Henrickson (1859-1932) was a harpooner and because of his extensive experience of hunting in Arctic waters was taken on by Fridjof Nansen for the 1893-6 Norwegian Polar Expedition on board the Fram. J. Arthur Bain in his Fridtjof Nansen: His Life and Explorations (1895) describes him thus: "He is a tall, square-built man of exceptional physical powers, which have often been severely tested. When off Novaya Zemlya, in 1888, the schooner Enigheden, of Christiansund, on which he was harpooner, became a total wreck. The storm continuing, he was compelled to remain on deck for several days, during which he was literally encased in ice. He at last managed to crawl ashore, and, report says, 'was able to thaw and dry his clothes.' His herculean strength has enabled him to endure all hardships, and he entered on his latest voyage with an iron constitution and strong resolve." Green Harbour (or Grønfjorden in Norwegian) lies on the southern side of Isfjorden on Spitsbergen's west coast. Rudmose Brown published a book Spitsbergen: An Account of Exploration, Hunting, the Mineral Riches & Future Potentialities of an Arctic Archipelago (1920) and presumably he met Hendricksen during the course of his researches. Most of the white enamel lettering on the spine had flaked off but is intact, together with the illustration, on the upper cover.

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        The Voyage of the Scotia Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas By Three of the Staff

      First edition. Folding coloured chart and 61 plates. 8vo. Original pictorial dark grey cloth. Upper board slightly yawning, corners bumped, extremities a little rubbed, some minor spotting to interior. A very good copy. xxiv, 375pp. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,

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        The voyage of the "Scotia" being a record of a voyage of exploration in Antarctic seas.

      London Blackwood 1906 - First edition. 8vo., xxiv, 375pp., 39 plate leaves containing 105 photographs and 1 map, 2 folding maps, original greyish blue-green cloth lettered in black, white endpapers, corners bumped, an excellent copy. "An outstanding account" - Rosove. Scarce variant binding. An account of the Scottish Antarctic Expedition 1902-1905, written for the general public by Rudmore Brown and two other members of the scientific staff. The text substantiates the important events, supplies a day-to-day look at life on the expedition, and describes many of the most interesting scientific findings. Included are stimulating accounts of Funchal, Gough Island, and Cape Town. Taurus 51; Rosove 50.A1e [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Napoléon Et Les Femmes.

      Paris Goupil 1906 - Limited edition, number 98 of 300, thick 4to., frontispiece portrait of Napoleon and a further 9 colour portraits, 10 facsimiles and gilt vignettes within text, original paper wrappers bound in, contemporary full, straight grained morocco gilt, wide gilt rolls and Napoleonic coat of arms to both covers, spine decorated with equally lavish Napoleonic devices, Greek key dentelles, silk moire linings, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, inner hinges neatly reinforced, otherwise a fine copy with the original box, similarly decorated on the front and spine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Homer and his age

      LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO., LONDRA 1906 - inglese britannico Saggio in lingua inglese che illustra il contesto socio-culturale nel quale i poemi omerici hanno preso forma, ad aprire l'opera una prefazione a cura dell'autore, 8 illustrazioni in bianco e nero a piena pagina segnalate da indice, suddivisione dell'opera in capitoli, conclusione esplicativa, brevi annotazioni manoscritte nel sottopiatto posteriore e anteriore, informazioni bibliografiche reperibili dal dorso e frontespizio, coperta muta leggermente opacizzata, pagine con fioriture, sporadici segni d'uso

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        Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens.

      London Hodder & Stoughton 1906 - First Rackham trade edition, 4to., xii, 126 pp. + 50 colour plates tipped-in on thick grey paper including frontispiece, a few very occasional spots, not affecting plates, otherwise very clean, publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt, minor bumping to corners, else an exceptionally near-fine example. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays By Ralph Waldo Emerson. With Preface by Thomas Carlyle. Printed from the first English edition by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker at The Doves Press and finished January 5, 1906. The poems marked with an asterisk have been added from subsequent editions.

      Hammersmith Doves Press 1906 - Limited edition, 8vo., one of 300 copies on paper, out of a total edition of 325, original limp vellum by the Doves bindery, slight foxing in places, publisher's limp vellum by the Doves Bindery (stamped so on rear endpaper), gilt lettered title on spine, very occasional faint spotting otherwise near fine. The copy of Ramsey MacDonald, with original purchase receipt of the Doves Press made out to MacDonald (2 copies, one of which is receipted), preserved together in a recent but splendid morocco solander box by 'S. Conway, Bookbinder, Halifax' (their trade label affixed inside) comprising black spine, tan boards onlaid with a geometric pattern of black and beige squares to the upper cover and a small sequence to the lower one, in excellent condition. Twelve Essays entitled: I. History II. Self-Reliance III. Compensation IV. Spiritual Laws V. Love VI. Friendship VII. Prudence VIII. Heroism IX. The Over-Soul X. Circles XI. Intellect XII. Art. James Ramsay MacDonald (1866 – 1937) the first Labour Party Prime Minister elected briefly to office in 1924, then from 1929 to 1931, and headed a National Government from 1931 to 1935. Conway's of Halifax still thrives today. Ransom 251, 9; Tomkinson 55, 9. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maori Studies. Permanent Carbonette Photos [cover title].

      Wellington, published by the photographer, [1906]. Oblong 4to. Original card wrappers with title embossed and in cream, mounted photographic illustration on front cover; 12 mounted photographic plates in sepia; wrappers a little worn and with one chip to front cover near spine, internally very good. First edition of these fascinating and artistic photographic portraits of New Zealand Aborigines, all people photographed in front of vernacular architecture, carved panels, and in traditional costumes. The 'permanent Carbonette photos' are remarkably well printed, very sharp and with good tonal range. Thomas Pringle (1858-1931) was a member of the Wellington Photographic Association and subsequently employed by the newly formed Department of Tourism which then became The National Publicity Studios. He produced an early series of coloured postcards of New Zealand and self- published this book and others. He eventually donated his collection of negatives to the Government which are now housed for research purposes in The Turnbull Library, a part of The National Library in Wellington. Not in COPAC; OCLC locates copies only in New Zealand.

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        Shinkoku Peking Kojo Shashincho Photographs of Palace Buildings of Peking Compiled by the Imperial Museum of Tokyo

      First edition. No. 166 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. A very good copy. Separate volume of text in English and Japanese (original cream wrappers). Tokyo, Ogawa Kazumasa Shuppanbu, 

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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. Frontispiece to each volume, occasional plates throughout. Spines faded and rubbed, overall a very good set. 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.

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        Das Dorf. Farbige Steinzeichnungen von Marie Stiefel

      Das Dorf in Bild und Wort von Marie Stiefel & Olaf Rau. Verlegt bei Theo. Stroefer, Nürnberg (1906) 36pp., Erstausgabe, quer 4to/24,5 x 35,5 cm, farbig lithographierter OHlwd., 12 farblithographierte Tafeln und Textillustrationen von Marie Stiefel sowie schön gestaltete Vorsätze. Ein Bilderbuch mit eindrucksvollen Farbtafeln der Schweizer Künstlerin. Einbandvorderseite oben mit kleinen Abrieb, Rückseite mit einen braunen Fleck, Ecken leicht bestossen, ansonsten sehr gut erhalten.

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        Zeitschrift für Gestütkunde. Jahrgänge 1 bis 31 sowie Jahrgang 33,

      Schaper, Hannover 1906-1938. - 200 bis 300 S. je Jahrgang mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Tafeln, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 9 Bände in privatem Karton, sonst marmorierte Halbleinenbände mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel auf großen Papier-Rückenschildern, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Rückenschild, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Papier leicht gebräunt (die Tafeln weiß), Kopfschnitt gering angestaubt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, 32 Jahrgänge in 23 Bänden (1, 2 oder 3 Jahrgänge je Band),. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        melanges de campanographie.epigraphie gallo-romaine, sculpture et architecture médiévales, campanographie ancienne et moderne. bas-langguedoc, provence, dauphiné, anjou et poitou, valois, bassigny, bourgogne, savoie, alsace, limousin et angoumois, belgique et prusse rhénane, artois et provinces diverses

      - Montpellier, Valat, 1906. In-8 relié demi chagrin vert, dos long, X-628 pp. avec des illustrations dans le texte et hors texte. Plusieurs tables analytiques (dont l'index des noms des fondeurs) terminent l'ouvrage.Dos insolé. Joseph Berthelé (1858-1926) est le fondateur de la campanographie scientifique ; il fut archiviste du département des Deux-Sévres puis de l'Hérault.La préface de l'auteur précise que ce volume est presque entièrement un recueil d'articles parus dans divers recueils français ou étrangers au cours des années 1904 et 1905 et au commencement de 1906.Les cloches et les fondeurs y occupent une place assez considérable. Livres [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1906 & 1909 Wisden Hardbacks - Set of 2.

      Hi and Welcome to our Store. We are selling our HBs off in chunks, happy to split the sets or to send more details and pictures, please just ask us or the admin team here. 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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        Discours [sur la météorologie]

      Paris, Renouard, 1906, in-8, de 16 pages, exemplaire broché, Rare plaquette d'un discours prononcé durant la Séance publique annuelle de distribution des récompenses de la Société nationale d'agriculture de France, le mercredi 19 décembre 1906. Becquerel, prix Nobel en 1903, avec Pierre et Marie Curie, pour leur découverte conjointe de la radioactivité, dresse ici l'histoire, les enjeux contemporains et futurs de la météorologie. Bon exemplaire.

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        Exposé de nouvelles expériences sur la radioactivité induite avec quelques considérations théoriques

      Genève, Imprimerie "Atar", 1906, in-4, de 16 pages, exemplaire broché, Figures dans le texte. Extrait, avec pagination nouvelle, de la Revue polytechnique. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Henri Becquerel

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        La bijouterie française au XIXe siècle

      Paris, H.Floury, libraire-éditeur, 1906, in-4, 3 volumes, 384 + 336-X + 474 pp, brochés, couvertures illustrées en couleurs de l'éditeur, Évolution du bijou selon trois périodes : 1800-1850 (du Consulat à la Restauration), 1850-1870 (Second Empire) et 1870-1900 (Troisième République). Couvertures un peu défraîchis avec petits manques comblés au niveau de quelques coiffes ; dos du tome I refait.

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        ALSs - 8 eigenhändige Briefe mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift "Branco" und "Branca".

      Berlin und Rittergut Hansdorf, Schlesien 15.XI.1906 bis 21.III.1917. 19 Seiten meist gr.-8. Teilweise mit gedrucktem Briefkopf "Kgl. Geologisch-palaeontologisches Institut und Museum". Der erste Brief leicht fleckig. Wilhelm von Branca (ursprgl. Branco) (1844-1928), Geologe und Paläontologe, Direktor des Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin. - An den Geologen und Paläontologen Wilhelm Salomon-Calvi in Heidelberg, dessen Bemühungen um ein Ordinariat an einer deutschen Universität er unterstützte.Berlin 15.XI.1906. "... Soweit ich gefragt worden bin habe ich schon bei verschiedenen Gelegenheiten Ihren Namen als einen der auf die Liste zu bringenden genannt. Mir scheint auch ... daß Sie in Greifswald jetzt Aussicht haben ..."9.X.1908. "... Dass Ihnen Kön[igsberg] entgangen ist, dazu muß man Ihnen im Grunde Glück wünschen. Ich war 4 Jahre dort. Jeder, der hinkommt, wünscht sich sogleich fort, obgleich die Menschen dort sehr nett sind. Aber das Klima! ..."1.II.1909. Dank für die Übersendung von Salomon-Calvis großem Werk über die Adamellogruppe. "... Da haben Sie etwas Prächtiges geschaffen hoffentlich kommt es zur rechten Stunde nach Leipzig an Credner, der, wie ich glauben möchte, in der Berufungssache auch mitzusprechen haben wird ...Der Akad. werde ich Donn. Ihr Buch übergeben u. das Nöthige dazu sagen ..."9.VII.1912. "... Sollten Sie nach L. kommen, dann möchte ich Ihnen den (Titular) Prof. Dr. Stremme ... warm als Nachfolger empfehlen meine rechte Hand im Unterricht, in Geol. wie Pal. ganz trefflich beschlagen ..."Rittergut Hansdorf 5.IX.1912. "... Ganz vertraulich möchte ich Ihnen mitteilen, daß ich, wegen Hannov. befragt, Sie, Stremme, Petraschek sehr empfohlen habe ... Ich glaube aber, daß die chemisch-technische Richtung Stremmes den Herren am meisten zusagen wird ..."26.X.1912. "... Dass Sie abgelehnt haben, um sich nicht zu verschlechtern, ist sehr erklärlich ... sein Sie zufrieden, dass Sie in H. bleiben konnten. Universität ist doch etwas anderes als Polytechnikum ..."21.III.1917. "... Das Ministerium ist auf unsre Vorschläge betr. Zweiteilung nicht eingegangen ... da sie ein neues Institut u. doppelte Kosten gefordert hätten. Es hat daher nur Einen für Geol. u. Pal. berufen, und zwar Pompeckj, da hier die große palaeont. Sammlung doch das Schwergewicht bildet ...Jedenfalls gehört als Vertreter der Allgem. Geologie ein Mann, der wie Sie in Mineral., Chemie, Physik, Petrogr. wurzelt und nicht, wie Penck hier am liebsten es gehabt hätte, ein Mann, der wie Stille dem Allem mehr oder weniger fern steht und nur Tektonik betreibt. P bildet sich ein, die Geologie wie ein Fachmann zu überschauen, er hat aber nur oberflächliche Kenntnisse in ihr sonst würde er auch nicht behaupten können, die Histor. Geol. stehe mitten zwischen Allgemeiner Geol. u. Pal. ... Ich gehe sogar so weit zu sagen, daß Hist. G. von der Geologie nur den Namen hat sonst hieße es nicht azoisch, palaeozoisch etc, sondern palaeogaiisch. Alle Veränderungen, die den Sedimentgest. begegnen durch Tektonik, Metamorphismus, ihre Entstehung überhaupt sind natürl. allgem. Geol. und nicht mehr historische. Das durchschaut P. nicht, so einfach es ist ..."Beiliegend der Abklatsch eines eigenhändigen Briefes von Salomon-Calvi an Branca, Heidelberg 28.VIII.1912, die Besetzung der Leipziger Professur betreffend. "... Dem Vernehmen nach hat Stille den Ruf bekommen ... Ich gehe also wieder einmal ganz leer aus ..."

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        Med Svenskarne till Athen 1906

      Bok. 175 sidor klassiskt svenskt idrottsögonblick. Från de icke officiella Olympiska spelen 1906. Originalutgåva utan några skavanker. Väldigt svårfunnen. I perfekt skick.

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        Mit Band durchzogener 18teiliger Holzfächer mit insgesamt 30 Unterschriften.

      Um /1908 1906 - Unterschriften zumeist von österreichischen oder deutschen Künstlern (darunter Otto Wagner) in Tinte oder Bleistift, Dm. 23,5 cm. - Tragbügel fehlt, sonst wohlerhalten. Signaturen auf Seite 1:William Unger (1837-1932), Radierer und KupferstecherAnton Hlavácek (1842-1926), MalerOtto Sinding (1842-1909), MalerKarl Kronberger (1841-1929), MalerAdolf Echtler (1843-1914), MalerGabriel von Hackl (1843-1926), MalerHermann Herdtle (1848-1926), Architekt und KunstgewerblerOtto Strützel (1855-1930), Maler und GraphikerPeter Paul Müller (1853-1915), MalerLeopold Bauer (1872-1938), ArchitektOthmar Schimkowitz (1864-1947), BildhauerGustav Gurschner (1873-1970), Bildhauer - 27. 2. 1906Rudolf Weyr (1847–1914), BildhauerRobert Russ (1847-1922), MalerFranz Kopallik (1860-1931), MalerGeorg Hirschfeld (1873-1942), SchriftstellerJulius(?) Scheidel(?)Signaturen auf Seite 2:Sigmund l'Allemand (1840-1910), MalerChristian Griepenkerl (1839-1912), MalerKasimir Pochwalski (1855-1940), MalerJohannes Benk (1844-1914), BildhauerFranz Matsch (1861-1942), Maler und BildhauerHermann Klotz (1850-1932), BildhauerAnton Filkuka (1888-1957), Maler - 19. 11. 1908Ludwig Michalek (1859-1942), Maler und GraphikerLisa MichalekHans Printz (1865-1925), MalerMaximilian Liebenwein (1869-1926), Maler und GraphikerKarl Maria Schuster (1871-1953), MalerOtto Wagner, Architekt (1841-1918)

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        Die wichtigsten Forstinsekten

      Verlag von J. Neumann, Neudamm, 1906. 132 Seiten, 118 in den Text gedruckte Abb 8° gut erhalten, Tempel auf Titelseite und Vorsatz m Versand D: 2,20 EUR Forstinsekten

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        The Divine Comedy

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Limited large-paper edition, number 424 of 650 sets. 6 volumes, tall 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches). Plates after Flaxman's drawings, the frontispieces each in two states: colored and uncolored. Contemporary brown three-quarter morocco, marbled boards, spines in six compartments in five raised bands, gilt-lettered in one, a repeated pattern in the remaining, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Vol. 1 with front joint split, some sunning, three vols. with chips to heads of spines. A finely printed and handsome edition of Longfellow's translation of Dante, with John Flaxman's superb neoclassical illustrations.

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        Arkhiv III-go otdeleniia sobstvennoi ego Imperatorskago velichestva kantseliarii. O revoliutsionnom bukh naroda v Roccii i o rasprostranenii po semu slushaiu vozmutitelnyhk vozzvaniia. Chast 39. O Grafe LveTolstom ...

      

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        Collection of Original Photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

      - Photo album of original photographs of San Francisco after the earthquake of 1906. Oblong octavo. Cloth. Contains 21 gelatin silver photographs as well as two albumen print, all either 7" x 5" or 5" x 4", and tipped-into a blank photo album. Most of the photographs are in fine condition, in the slightly worn album. Written on the first page in an unknown, but probably later hand on the first page: "1906 San Francisco, Calif. earthquake, April 18 -- lasted 48 seconds, 700 lives lost! These pictures sent to us from Uncle Ed Gilson that lived in Calif." Although we found near contemporary records of a San Francisco county clerk with this name, we could determine nothing of substance about Gilson. The images show the aftermath of the earthquake which destroyed a vast portion of the city. There are pictures of ruined buildings, torn up streets, and refugee camps. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, was one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, both as a result of the strong quake and the ensuing four days of fires which destroyed large portions of the city. The number of casualties was actually several thousand, although at the time city officials reported only 375 deaths (in the age before Federal aid it was more important to put up a good front and keep real estate prices high). Much of the city was rebuilt from the ground up and these photos convey both the scale of the destruction and the pluckiness of the survivors, who in several images, calmly observe the ruins of their city.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Lodge in the Wilderness

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1906.. FIRST EDITION, Presentation Copy. Octavo, pp.[8], 378 [32]. With a printed label to front pastedown stating 'Sent by desire of the Author'. In publisher's aquamarine cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Re-cased with neat repairs to hinges. Brown endpapers. Spine sunned, light wear to fore-edges, and a water mark to lower right corner of upper board. Water mark extends no further than the front endpapers. Good overall. Half novel, half political treatise, Buchan here puts forward a Libertarian case in favour of Empire.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Treaties between the Empire of China and Foreign Powers together with regulations for the conduct of Foreign Trade Conventions Agreements Regulations etc

      

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        A Lodge in the Wilderness.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1906. FIRST EDITION, Presentation Copy. Octavo, pp.[8], 378 [32]. With a printed label to front pastedown stating 'Sent by desire of the Author'. In publisher's aquamarine cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Re-cased with neat repairs to hinges. Brown endpapers.Spine sunned, light wear to fore-edges, and a water mark to lower right corner of upper board. Water mark extends no further than the front endpapers. Good overall. Half novel, half political treatise, Buchan here puts forward a Libertarian case in favour of Empire.

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        The Birds of the British Islands

      - London - E Grant Richards 1906 - Eighteen parts of this ornithological work. The publication was originally issued in twenty monthly parts, which eventually formed five volumes. This set comprises of seventeen of the original parts of thisvolume,very scarce to befound in this form. First edition of seventeen of the original twenty parts. This set contains parts I-XII and then parts XIV-XVIII inclusive. Lacking part XIII and parts XIX and XX. Errata slip to the start of part IV. To the rear of part IV is the tile page and contents for 'Volume I' which comprises of parts I-IV. Two colour folding maps to the rear of part IV. To the rear of part VIII is the title page and contents for 'Volume II' which comprises of parts V-VIII inclusive. To the rear of part XII is a'list of provisional subscribers' in addition to the title pages and contents for volume III. To the rear of part XVI is the title page and contents for volume IV. PlatesI-CXCVII to first twelve parts. Plates CCXV-CCCII to parts XIV-XVIII. Collated, the parts present are complete. This work was written by Charles Stoneham with illustrations by L M Medland. Lillian M Medland was a popular British ornithological artist. She mostly depicted birds of Australia, but this work has been hailed as one of her best. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, worn. Heavy chipping to the extremities of all wraps and volumes. Front wrap is detached and not present to volume I, severe loss to the spine. Loss to the head and tail of backstrip to volume II. Loss to the head and tail ofbackstripto all volumes, worse to volume X, VII, XV and XIV. Tear to front joint of parts VII and IX, resulting in the cover starting but firm. Large closed tear to the rear wrap of part V. Small tidemark to thebottom outer corner of plates to part V. Outer wrap to part X has detached from textblock. Front and rear wraps topart XVIII aredetached butpresent. Spots to wraps which are age toned at spine and edges. Internally, all volumes have slightly strained bindings. The plates are bright with age toned pages. Pages are heavily spotted with smallamounts of foxing throughout. Plateshave the odd spotand in some instancesvery light tidemarks. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        [Photo Album]: Girls Camping, 1906

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

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        Das Peter-Hille-Buch.

      Stuttgart und Berlin bei A. Juncker ohne Jahr ( ). 1906 - 8° (18,5 x 13,2 cm). 86 Seiten. Marmorierter Pappband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Rückenschild und eingebundenem Originalumschlag nach einer Radierung von Franz Stassen. Kanten etwas berieben. Innen gut und sauber erhalten. Schönes Exemplar. Raabe, Liter. Expr. 182.3. - Erste Ausgabe der dritten Publikation Lasker-Schülers. M13870 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        I POZZI DI VENEZIA (1015-1906)

      1906. Venezia Ferrari 1910 4° Pagine 2 carte bianche + antiporta in cromolitografia + 1281 + 2 carta bianche. Legatura coeva in pergamena con unghie. Titolo in oro al dorso su tassello. Guardie e controsguardie in carta decorata. Numerose illustrazioni in bianco e nero e colori nel testo e fuori testo. 11 ripiegate fuori testo. Ottima e fresca copia. Raro ed interessante studio sull'idraulica ed i pozzi veneziani stampata in 300 copie.

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Segni nel Tempo]
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        Der Mensch und die Erde

      Bok. Praktband utgivet 1906! Der Mensch und die Erde, Herausgegeben von Hans Kraemer. Berlin/Leipzig: Deutsches Verlaghaus Bong & Co, 1906. 10 Volymer, alla skinnband i Jugendstil med tenninläggning. Gott skick. Frakt tillkommer.

      [Bookseller: MIGOLI HANDELSBOLAG]
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        The Trees of Great Britain and Ireland

      

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1906. The Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered into English verse. Octavo (196 x 133 mm). Contemporary green morocco, gilt frame to boards; raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt ornament to spine. Slight foxing to endpapers, clean and bright contents throughout, an excellent copy. Handsomely bound. FitzGerald's translation of the Rubáiyát was first published in 1859, anonymously and at his own expense.

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        Musterblätter für naturzeichnen und malen.

      Hannover and Wien, Günther Wagner, 1906. Folio (46.0 x 31.0 cm). [i] p.; 15 loose full colour pochoir plates. Original paper-covered quarter linen portfolio with printed full colour pictorial title mounted on the front board. Patterned endpapers.= A rare complete copy of this finely illustrated work. The author, Richard Godron, was an art teacher in Munich or, as more precisely printed on the front board: "Hauptlehrer I Klasse für naturzeichnen u malen an der Städt-Gewerbeschule München". Illustrations include butterflies, birds, salamanders, and frogs. Godron wrote and illustrated a few similar works, including "Modern stilisierte Blumen und Ornamente. Zwanzig Tafeln nach der Natur" (1896), and "Mal- und Zeichenbuch für die Jugend" (1899). Portfolio a bit rubbed at extremities, with slight loss to a corner of the title; portfolio flaps detached, partly lost. One plate mis-printed, with a thin white line. Some plates with some marginal fraying and chipping, but generally in good to very good condition. Not in any major bibliography.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        La vivisection, ses dangers et ses crimes. Avec notes et commentaires par Philippe Maréchal

      Paris, Au siège social et à la Librairie Fischbacher, 1906, in-8, VIII-254 pp, broché, Vibrant plaidoyer contre la vivisection. Daniel Metzger, originaire d'Alsace, était professeur auprès des sourds-muets. Il fut également un spirite convaincu, président de la Société psychique de Genève. Il publia, quelques années auparavant, un autre ouvrage s'élevant contre la vivisection : La Vivisection est elle une science ? (1889). Tampon annulé de la faculté catholique de Paris et étiquette en pied du dos. Couverture un peu fanée, léger manque en pied du dos. Néanmoins, bon exemplaire, non coupé.

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        Catalogue des tableaux de Manet formant la Collection Faure

      Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1906, , 16 pp, , Catalogue de l'exposition de 24 tableaux et aquarelles par Manet formant la collection Faure, organisée du 1 au 31 mars. Les oeuvres sont décrites et commentées.

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        The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen. The Works comprise: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Letters. Edited by R. Bromley Johnson, with an Introduction by Professor William Lyon Phelps. Colour Illustrations by C.E. and H.M. Brock.

      New York: Frank S. Holby, 1906.. The Chawton Edition, Limited to 1250 copies of which this is No.26. Complete in 12 volumes. Octavo, generously illustrated with colour plates, all with captioned tissue guards. Title pages printed in red and black. Elegantly bound in brown half morocco with gilt to spines, cloth sides, top edges gilt. A fine set, inside and out.

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        Horseback Rider in a Landscape

      1906 - 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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