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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]

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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]

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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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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

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        [Broadside]: Theatre Royal, Dewsbury: Dr. Carl Hermann The Renowned Hypnotist, Electrician and Scientist "The Modern Miracle Worker" with his Costly Electrical Apparatus... performing the astounding Act of taking over 3,000,000 Volts of Electricity Through his Body. For Two Minutes.

      Dewsbury: Dawson & Son, Printers. 1906. Large broadside. Approximately 9.75" x 30". Printed in blue ink in several type sizes. Several old horizontal folds, reasonably large hole in the bottom third of the broadside removing a few words, a fair copy. Broadside for an entertainment featuring Hermann and several other acts including "The Hermascope - with 10,000 Feet of New and Up-to-date Films," Prof. Holt the ventriloquist, and Wild, Willie & West, the acrobats and trampolinists. The broadside gives details of further acts, this particular performance is advertised here for the week of May 14th, 1906. Dewsbury is in Yorkshire. .

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        [ETCHING] PORTRAIT OF A JEW READING SCRIPTURE [SIGNED BY THE ARTIST]

      1906. 1st Edition. Framed and Matted 9 1/2 X 12 inch etching on paper by Hermann Struck of a Jew reading Torah, signed by Struck in the lower margin. Not dated, but probably from early 20th century (1900-1910) . “Hermann Struck (1876 1944) was a German Jewish artist known for his etchings… Hermann Struck (Chaim Aaron ben David) was born in Berlin. He studied at the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts. In 1904, he joined the modern art movement known as the Berlin Secession. In 1900, Struck met Jozef Israëls, a Dutch artist, who became his mentor. Both were recognized as leading artists of their time. In 1908, Struck published ‘Die Kunst des Radierens' (‘The Art of Etching') , which became a seminal work on the subject. It was a textbook that offered both theory and practical instruction. Struck's students included Marc Chagall, Lovis Corinth, Jacob Steinhardt, Lesser Ury and Max Liebermann… In 1899, upon completing his studies at the Berlin Academy, he was banned from teaching there because he was Jewish…. Struck did commissioned portraits of Ibsen, Nietzsche, Freud, Albert Einstein, Herzl, Oscar Wilde and other leading figures of the time. ” (Wikipedia, 2017) Some wear to frame. Not examined out of frame. Etching is in Very Good Condition. (PAINT-1-8) .

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        WHITE FANG

      Grosset & Dunlap NY. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. First thus edition. "Published Oct. , 1906" with no later printings. First Grosset reprint ed. Assume actual printing date was circa early 20s. Exceedingly scarce with original dust jacket. Front panel of the jacket matches the color plate on front board of book. Both book and jacket are in about fine condition. Book is tight and clean, free of former owner writing or bookplates, just light bumping to bottom edges and modest age tone to contents and jacket of this approx 90+ year old book. The jacket is superb with only a trace of wear to extremities. Verso of jacket lists more than 500 titles of this popular priced ed. * (THIS BOOK IS IN OUR POSSESSION. WE SHIP MOST BOOKS SIX DAYS A WEEK AND WILL CONFIRM WITH TRACKING NUMBER FOR DOMESTIC ORDERS OR CUSTOMS NUMBER FOR NON DOMESTIC) *; 8vo; 327 pages .

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        MILANO E L'ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL SEMPIONE - 1906. Cronaca illustrata dell'Esposizione compilata a cura di E. A. Marescotti e Ed. Ximenes.

      Treves, 1906. In folio, tela editoriale con bella illustrazione a colori al piatto (picc. manc. al dorso), tit. oro al piatto (lievemente abraso) e al dorso , pp. 652, con numerosiss. ill. in b.n. e a colori nel t., 4 tavv. di disegni a colori applic. su cartoncino e un grande belliss. panorama (più volte ripieg.) f.t. L'esposizione di Milano comprendeva tutti i rami dell'industria dei trasporti, terrestri e marittimi, affiancata da una esposizione di arte decorativa. Qualche fioritura, altrimenti esempl. ben conservato.

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        Zawiadomienie. Dzis w nocy wyrwalismy opryszkom cerskim z Pawiaka ...

      

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        ÜBER EINE METHODE ZUR BESTIMMUNG DES VERHALTNISSES DER TRANSVERSALEN UND LONGITUDINALEN MASSE DES ELEKTRONS [in] ANNALEN DER PHYSIK. Vierte Folge, Band 21

      Leipzig Verlag Von Johann Ambrosius Barth 1906 - First edition. The volume is illustrated with nine plates, two of which are double page and 4 of which are folding, also numerous diagrams, tables and other such illustrations throughout the text. 8vo, in the original publisher’s blue cloth ruled and lettered on the spine in gilt. viii, 1056 A fine copy, very bright and clean, the binding and endpapers only with the lightest of mellowing, a few index leaves towards the end just a touch dusty at the upper right edges. FIRST EDITION LANDMARK WORK OF ALBERT EINSTEIN as originally published in Number 4, band 21 of the "Annalen der Physik", one of the most important and influential scientific journals of the twentieth century. This volume contains Albert Einstein’s, "Über eine methode zur bestimmung des verhaltnisses der transversalen und longitudinalen masse des Elektrons" an important correction to his prior statement (in his famous paper on relativity) of how mass increases with velocity. Also in this volume are 55 other significant papers in physics by such noteworthy authors as Heinrich Schnell, Max Toepler, Karl Fuchs and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Sophy of Kravonia

      Harper and Brothers New York 1906 - First Edition. Novel of adventure and intrigue in the same vein as Prisoner of Zenda in which "the heroine, a high spirited, penniless English girl, goes to Kravonia to seek her fortune. She has the good luck to save the life of the Prince, who falls in love with her. The story of her career becomes a galloping romance, in which adventures, court intrigues, and hair breadth escapes follow one another in quick succession." Basis for the 1920 Allied Artists feature black and white silent film directed by Gerard Fontaine and starring Diana Karenne and Walter Gordon. This copy remarkable for retaining the original printed dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few small chips at spine ends and flap corners. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue De Fries E C. Milano Macchinario, Utensili, Apparecchi, Di Solleva Mento

      - Milano. Ca. 1906, hardcover 665 pages. Catalogue full of tools and machinery. This catalogue was specially made for the yard of Cantieri Navale di Muggiano. The name of the yard is on the front of the book. This yard became the later Fincantieri Yard. In the catalogue you will find thousands of detailed illustrations of tools, instruments and machinery wich could be ordered by the yard of Muggiano. De Fries was a Wholesale Company from Dusseldorf-Germany with a branche in Milan. Book in good condition. Front has some ages spots. Italian language [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Cartes a Jouer du XIVe au XXe siècle

      Librairie Hachette & Cie, Paris 1906 - (12 5/8 x 10 inches). Titles in red and black, half titles. 180 plates (122 coloured, five mounted), numerous uncoloured illustrations (many full-page). Expertly bound to style in red half morocco over the original boards, titled in gilt on spine, original hand-coloured illustrated cream thick-paper wrappers folded and bound in at the front of each volume, top edge gilt (neat repair to foot of spine of vol. I) Provenance: Monsieur Bois ("exemplaire imprimé pour Monsieur Bois" on verso of half title in vol.I). A spectacular demonstration of the art of book production, and a valuable source of information on the history of the playing card. This exhaustive treatise covers the origins and evolution of the playing card from the earliest known examples in the Middle Ages, describing their evolution and the changing techniques employed in their manufacture, and offering notes on those involved in their trade. Also covered are the social aspects which surrounded playing cards and games of chance and skill that developed, and towards the end of volume II is a valuable "Bibliographie des ouvrages sur les cartes à jouer". The period covered in this beautiful and erudite work is from the fourteenth to the beginning of the twentieth centuries. The title to the first volume notes that this work contains images of 3200 cards, with 956 in colour, and in addition there are hundreds of uncoloured illustrations, most reproducing earlier images. The printed note on the verso of the half-title of vol.I "exemplaire imprimé pour Monsieur Bois" indicates that this issue is from a limited edition of some description - unfortunately there is no other indication of how many copies were printed. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [ETCHING] PORTRAIT OF A JEW READING SCRIPTURE [SIGNED BY THE ARTIST]

      1906. 1st Edition. Framed and Matted 9 1/2 X 12 inch etching on paper by Hermann Struck of a Jew reading Torah, signed by Struck in the lower margin. Not dated, but probably from early 20th century (1900-1910) .

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        Journal de l'expédition antarctique française 1903-1905. Le "Français" au Pôle Sud ... Préface par l'Admiral Fournier ... Suivi d'un exposé de quelques-uns des travaux scientifiques par les membres de l'état-major MM. Matha, Rey, Pléneau, Turquet, Gourdon, Charcot.

      

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        The Works of Charles Dickens (Including: Bleak House; A Tale of Two Cities; David Copperfield; Great Expectations; Oliver Twist; A Christmas Carol; David Copperfield; Dombey & Son; The Old Curiosity Shop; Nicholas Nickleby).

      Chapman & Hall 1906-1908, London - Octavo, 40 volumes. Full red morocco bound by Bayntun, with gilt titles and elaborate tooling, blue inlay to the inner and rear panels. This example is finely bound and is extra-illustrated with two autograph letters signed by Charles Dickens. The first letter is to Sir John Bowring. An interesting letter regretting that Dickens did not attend Bowring's lecture and mentioning his "Falstaff house" and "All the Year Round" and joking with him about taking poison from the Natives. Bowring was a travel writer and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong. Published in Letters of Charles Dickens: 1836-1870, p 180. The second letter is from London, June 13, 1848, to Edward Davis. In which Dickens apologizes for not answering his letter earlier but explains that he has no connection to the Punch office and that his amateur company will not be able to visit Newcastle. Numerous plates throughout including mounted illustrations after George Cruikshank, Hablot K. Browne. An exceptional complete set in near fine condition. Charles Dickens is generally considered the greatest writer of the Victorian period. His works are characterized by attacks on social evils, injustice, and hypocrisy. "His imaginative freshness, his deep and sincere tenderness and pity, his whole-souled humor that is seldom sharpened into wit, his superabundance of creative energy, have built a deathless niche in the temple of fame for Charles Dickens" (Kunitz & Haycraft, 184). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of Jane Austen (In Ten Volumes)

      New York, Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1906. The Old Manor House Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good condition. No. 956 of 1000 numbered & registered copies. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. Introduction by Prof. William Lyon Phelps. Color plates by C.E. & H.M. Brock. 8vo; brick red cloth, paper spine labels. All volumes with color frontis & 2 color plates, all with tissue guards. Volume 1 with unsigned portrait of Austen, "said to have been painted when she was on a visit to Bath, at age 15 by Johann Zoffany," according to the caption printed in red on the tissue guard. Paper labels tanned; minor wear to ends of spine; occasional unopened pages.

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        Kaukasus. Reisen und Forschungen im kaukasischen Hochgebirge. Band I und II in 2 Bänden.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1905-, 1906. - 4°. XXVII, 347 SS., mit 21 Kupfer-Heliogravüren und 10 Faltpanoramen; XIX, 395 SS., mit 17 Kupfer-Heliogravüren, 8 Falt-Panoramen und 5 geologischen Profilen (fehlt die Karte in Band 2 am Schluss, sonst komplett) Original-Leinen mit Goldprägung Umfangreicher Forschungs- und Reisebericht des ungarischen Kaukasusforschers und Bergsteigers Moritz von Dechy (1851-1917) mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und detailierten Routenbeschreibungen sowie ethnologischen und geologischen Beobachtungen. Die Bände 1 und 2 sind in sich abgeschlossen und enthalten die Reisebeschreibung, im Jahr 1907 erschien noch ein dritter Band, der für sich steht und die Geologie behandelt - dieser ist hier nicht vorhanden. - Der erste Band ist komplett, im zweiten Band FEHLT leider die Karte am Schluss, sonst alle Tafeln vorhanden. - This is the original edition, volumes one and two, without the self-contained volumes three that came out later. Volume one is complete, in volume two the map at the end is missing - price accordingly reduced! A heavy set - shipping outside the EC will be expensive. "- Schönes Exlibris auf den vorderen Spiegeln. Kaum fleckig, gut erhalten. Hier ohne die Karte in Band 2 (im Preis stark berücksichtigt!) - in der Originalausgabe selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La bijouterie française au XIXe siècle.

      

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        The Rede of Birds [and] Autobiographies.

      

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        Ouvrages de Ferronnerie Moderne (Modern Metal Works)

      Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts. 1906. First. First edition. Large folio. 12pp., and 24 plates. Quarter cloth portfolio with illustrated paper covered boards and three cloth ties. Ex-library copy, bookplate, perforated stamp on the title and two text pages, and very small ink stamp at the bottom right margin of the plates. Spine is split along the front joint, toning to the pastedowns, a few small tears to the edges of the last plate, else very good. The plates depicting elaborate wrought iron gates and various metal works are nice and clean. .

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        The Novels of Jane Austen. (In Ten Volumes).

      New York, Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1906. The Old Manor House Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good condition. No. 956 of 1000 numbered & registered copies. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. Introduction by Prof. William Lyon Phelps. Color plates by C.E. & H.M. Brock. 8vo; brick red cloth, paper spine labels. All volumes with color frontis & 2 color plates, all with tissue guards. Volume 1 with unsigned portrait of Austen, "said to have been painted when she was on a visit to Bath, at age 15 by Johann Zoffany," according to the caption printed in red on the tissue guard. Paper labels tanned; minor wear to ends of spine; occasional unopened pages.

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        SOUTH AFRICA A POEM

      [Garden City, NY]: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1906. 8 leaves. Small octavo. Gray wrappers, printed in black. Upper fore-corner of upper wrapper creased, pencil note (see below), otherwise near fine. First edition in book form, one of less than thirty copies printed to secure copyright in the US. Kipling's poem in opposition to the terms of the grant of self-governance to the Union of South Africa first appeared in THE STANDARD on 27 July 1906, and A. P. Watt arranged with Doubleday for its publication in this format to secure copyright in the US. Kipling never collected the poem, although an earlier, different poem wore the same title. From the Nelson Doubleday collection sale, noted in pencil on the upper wrapper 'Published July 1906'. Scarce - Richards locates 8 copies in institutions. RICHARDS A204. STEWART 305. LIVINGSTON 304.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Friedrichshafen, 10. III. 1906. - 1 p. on double leaf. 4to. In German, to Nicolas Thege de Konkoly, director of the meteorological institute in Budapest, thanking him for "the ongoing sending of interesting publications by the royal meteorological institute. There is particular value in the information on winds, in view of its importance for airship travelling [ ]. - With small remarks by the addressee, stamped.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Journal de l'expà dition antarctique française 1903-1905. Le "Français" au Pà le Sud . Prà face par l'Admiral Fournier . Suivi d'un exposà de quelques-uns des travaux scientifiques par les membres de l'à tat-major MM. Matha, Rey, Plà neau, Turquet, Gourdon, Charcot.

      1906 - Paris: F. Jourdan for Ernest Flammarion, 1906. 8vo. Original morocco backed marbled boards, spine lettered, dated at the foot, and decorated in gilt, printed pictorial wrappers bound in, top edge gilt, fore-edges uncut, lower edges trimmed, pictorial lithographic wrapper bound in, marbled endpapers; pp. [xvi, including initial blank and portrait-frontispiece], xxxvii, 486, [2], with folding map and many illustrations (several full-page) maps, charts and tables in the text; light wear to extremities; internally only light browning in places; a good copy. First edition. Financed by an inheritance received in 1893, Charcot's French Antarctic Expedition initially intended to search for Nordenskjà ld, from whose Antarctic expedition there had been no word in the spring of 1903. However, on reaching Buenos Aires and finding that the Swedish expedition had returned safely, Charcot continued to the Palmer Archipelago and the Graham Land Coast. There, in spite of damage sustained by the Français, the expedition succeeded in discovering 620 miles of new coasts and islands, making an accurate map of the Graham Land Archipelago, undertaking numerous scientific observations, and assembling extensive collections of zoological, botanical and geological specimens. The work was issued in two bindings: printed wrappers and morocco-backed boards, with the printed wrappers bound in; the present copy is a very fine example of the latter binding, and the pictorial wrappers are in very fresh condition. Conrad p. 134; Denucà 2385; Spence 253; Taurus 54. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Zawiadomienie. Dzis w nocy wyrwalismy opryszkom cerskim z Pawiaka .

      - Warsaw, Centralny Komitet Robotniczy Polskiej Partij Socjalisticznnej, 24 April 1906. Illegally printed broadside. 4to, nine lines of text; evenly a little browned, short marginal tear; otherwise fine. This Announcement, published by Polish revolutionaries, tells us that they freed tonight ten political prisoners, who had been sentenced to death, held by the Tsarist army in the infamous Pawiak prison in Warsaw (built from 1829 to 1835), concluding the the triumphant note 'they shall live in freedom'. The daring and life-saving deed had been carried out with stolen uniforms, and forged typewritten documents demanding the prisoners to be handed over. This event was celebrated throughout the Polish underground; however, printed documents of that kind could mean deportation to Siberia for the holder and are of greatest rarity. This item was exhibited at Kontrol, an art event-cum-exhibition organized by Poland Street Underground in London, November, 2009.

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        The Safety of the Honours.

      London William Blackwood and Sons 1906 - First edition, 8vo.,x, 351 (blank), 32pp., inscribed by Queen Mary [consort of King George V] 'To Lord Cowdray from Mary R. Sept: 1924. ' on front free endpaper, a few minor, random spot, publisher's red cloth gilt, a little rubbed at extremities, spine slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy with an excellent provenance. 'The version of the story of the Honours of Scotland adopted in this novel differs in some material respects from the ordinarily historical version.' Authors Note. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A collection of six pamphlets from 1905-1906.

      , 1905-1906. - Together 6 items, all 8vo. A collection of early pamphlets dating from the time of the 1905 Revolution, published under Lenin's pseudonym N. Lenin. Comprises: Pobeda kadetov i zadachi rabochei partii [The victory of the cadets in the cause of the worker's party]. St Petersburg: O.I. Pastor, 1906, 78pp., unbound and uncut, without wrappers; Pobeda kadetov i zadachi rabochei partii [The victory of the cadets in the cause of the worker's party]. St Petersburg: O.I. Pastor for "Nasha Mysl", 1906, 78, [2]pp., last page with table of contents, original printed paper wrappers, with a note from the publisher at the end of the text; Kak razsuzhdaet t. Plekhanov o taktik sotsialdemokratii [How Comrade Plekhanov judges the tactics of social democracy]. St Petersburg: I. Lundorf & Co. for Vpered, 1906, original printed paper wrappers; Doklad ob obedinitelnom sezde rossiiskoi sotsialdemokraticheskoi rabochei partii [Report on the unity of the Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party]. Moscow (St Petersburg: Delo), 1906, original printed paper wrappers, pages becoming loose; Nuzhdy derevni (K derevenskoi bednote) [Rural necessities (On rural poverty)]. St Petersburg: Ya. Levenstein, 1905, original printed paper wrappers; Agrarnyi vopros i "kritiki" Marksa [Agrarian questions and the "critics" of Marx]. Odessa: I. Kopelman, 1905, original decorative printed wrappers 2nd work: Sraffa 3302 (stating that it is the first edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Volcan d'Or. Illustrations par George Roux. Nombreuses photographies. Douze grandes planches en chromotypographie

      Collection Hetzel (Imprimerie Gauthier - Villars), Paris 1906 - In-4° (284x180mm), pp. (6), 492, cartonnage originale hetzeliano in p. percallina rossa à une tête d'élephant del primo tipo con titolo in nero disposto entro ventaglio dorato, una testa d'elefante impressa in oro, fregi vegetali ed ornamentali in oro e in verde, vignette in oro con scene ispirate ai Voyages extraordinaires, strumenti naturici e scientifici impressi in oro. Dorso au phare con titolo e illustrazioni varie in oro e a più colori. Piatto posteriore con monogramma di Hetzel in nero entro rosone e bordura ornamentale perimetrale in nero. Frontespizio illustrato con piccola vignetta di George Roux, al quale si debbono anche l'antiporta figurata e la maggior parte delle numerosissime incisioni n.t. e f.t., di cui 12 sono incise in cromotipografia (le restanti incisioni sono riproduzioni di fotografie originali dell'Alaska e del Canada). Ex-libris. Una dedica a penna a un bambino del tempo al titolo. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione in-8° (premier tirage de la première édition grande in-8°), contemporanea all'edizione originale in-16° (il copyright al verso del titolo reca la data del 15 novembre 1906) di questo romanzo verniano, fra gli ultimi della sua produzione, ambientato in Canada e nell'Alaska (per la precisione nel Klondyke) della corsa all'oro. L'edizione pre-originale del libro era apparsa nello stesso 1906 sul Magasin d'Éducation et de Récréation, seguita a ruota dall'edizione originale in volume, impressa in due tomi in-16°. La presente tiratura fu impressa da Hetzel in tre distinte vesti: in mezza pelle, in brossura e, appunto, in cartonnage polychrome à une tête d'éléphant. L'opera venne scritta da Verne in collaborazione con il figlio Michel. Jauzac, pp. 304-306. Gondolo della Riva, I, p. 152, n. 74 C e tav. XLII. Francese [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kleine Dramen. Das Bergwerk zu Falun. Der Kaiser und die Hexe. Das kleine Welttheater. 2. Aufl.

      Leipzig, Insel 1906. - Zweite Auflage des Sammelbandes im Jahr der Erstveröffentlichung (Jacoby 78). Die drei Theaterstücke waren zuvor 1897 bzw. 1899 (Bergwerk) erstmals im Druck erschienen. Schmutztit., Tit., 131(1) S., 1 Bl., OHPgt. Mit golgepr. Rückentitel auf mont. Papierschildchen, zweifarbig gemusterter Deckelbezug, Kopfgoldschnitt.Einband etw. abgestaubt u. berieben. Rückennähte stellenweise aufgeplatzt. Mit einer eh. Widmung des Verfassers ("Meinem lieben Hans. Rodaun 1907") auf dem flieg. Vorsatzblatt

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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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        GENTE MENUDA. SUPLEMENTO INFANTIL DIARIO ABC. AÑO 1906. AÑO I.

      - Madrid 1906. Prensa española. Tela editorial. Suplemento infantil del diario ABC, fué editado por prensa española de 1906 a 1910 (Primera época) luego fué revista independiente,suplemento de Blanco y negro, y los domingos de ABC. Son 42 números( 1-42). Año 1906 completo en un solo volumen. 90 pp. (aprox). Muy ilustrado. 34x24 . Libro en Español / Book in Spanish [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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