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        The writings of Henry David Thoreau.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co. [at the Riverside Press], 1906. The Manuscript Edition. Fine/The Houghton Mifflin company published the Manuscript Edition of Thoreau's writings in "standard" brown cloth, but a few deluxe sets were bound in 3/4 levant as offered here. The leather-bound sets come with 40 full-page illustrations that are not present in the standard issue, including a color frontispiece and a "carbon photograph" of a flower in each volume. The manuscript leaf included in this set is from "Cape Cod" (1865), published just after Thoreau's death. It is a passage that interrupts a discourse to muse momentarily on the Cape's prehistory independent of civilization. "It was even then Cape and Bay, --ay, the Cape of Codfish and the Bay of Massachusetts, perchance." This particular passage (which differs somewhat from the published version) is sculpted with penciled corrections.. 23 cm; 20 volumes. 3 portraits, 141 illustrations, most of them photogravure plates by Herbert W. Gleason of scenes described by Thoreau, including two frontispieces in each volume. 20 of the photogravures are hand-colored. Manuscript leaf in Thoreau's hand with several pencil corrections (apparently by the author) bound into volume 1. Printed tissue guards. Red publisher's logo on each title page. Printed on white wove paper watermarked 'Thoreau' within a holly wreath. Bound in 3/4 green levant morocco extra over marbled paper, ruled in gilt, spines with raised bands in six panels decorated and titled in gilt; top edge gilt. Green silk ribbon. Limited to 600 copies, this is set #410, numbered in each volume, signed "Houghton Mifflin Co." on the limitation page. Reference: Borst, B3. Pristine condition.

      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio]
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        The Writings

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, 1906. "Author's Autograph Edition". With hand-colored engraved frontispiece on Japanese vellum in each volume, photogravure vignette on title pages, engraved plates throughout with captioned tissue guards. 33 vols. Small 4to. Original 3/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, spines elaborately gilt, t.e.g. Perforated institutional stamp on title pages. "Author's Autograph Edition" With hand-colored engraved frontispiece on Japanese vellum in each volume, photogravure vignette on title pages, engraved plates throughout with captioned tissue guards. 33 vols. Small 4to. With an autograph manuscript leaf. A handsome and finely illustrated set of Cooper's works, number 21 of 63 copies, with an original autograph leaf of 42 lines from the manuscript of Cooper's 1848 novel, "The Oak Openings; or, The Bee Hunter" tipped-in to the first volume. The novel takes place in Kalamazoo, Michiigan's Oak Opening during the War of 1812 and is about honey-hunter "Ben Buzz." Cf. Spiller and Blackburn p 173

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        The writings of Henry David Thoreau.

      Houghton Mifflin and Co. [at the Riverside Press], Boston 1906 - 23 cm; 20 volumes. 3 portraits, 141 illustrations, most of them photogravure plates by Herbert W. Gleason of scenes described by Thoreau, including two frontispieces in each volume. 20 of the photogravures are hand-colored. Manuscript leaf in Thoreau's hand with several pencil corrections (apparently by the author) bound into volume 1. Printed tissue guards. Red publisher's logo on each title page. Printed on white wove paper watermarked 'Thoreau' within a holly wreath. Bound in 3/4 green levant morocco extra over marbled paper, ruled in gilt, spines with raised bands in six panels decorated and titled in gilt; top edge gilt. Green silk ribbon. Limited to 600 copies, this is set #410, numbered in each volume, signed "Houghton Mifflin Co." on the limitation page. Reference: Borst, B3. Pristine condition. The Houghton Mifflin company published the Manuscript Edition of Thoreau's writings in "standard" brown cloth, but a few deluxe sets were bound in 3/4 levant as offered here. The leather-bound sets come with 40 full-page illustrations that are not present in the standard issue, including a color frontispiece and a "carbon photograph" of a flower in each volume. The manuscript leaf included in this set is from "Cape Cod" (1865), published just after Thoreau's death. It is a passage that interrupts a discourse to muse momentarily on the Cape's prehistory independent of civilization. "It was even then Cape and Bay, --ay, the Cape of Codfish and the Bay of Massachusetts, perchance." This particular passage (which differs somewhat from the published version) is sculpted with penciled corrections. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Samlede poetiske Skrifter. Folkeudgave.

      - 12 bind. Gyldendal, København 1906. Indbundet ubeskåret i smukke uniforme halvbind af brunmarmoreret kalveskind med enkel rammeforgyldning på ryggene og topguldsnit (August Sandgren). Let overfladisk slitage på de udvendige false; i øvrigt velholdt. * August Sandgrens eget sæt med hans guldtrykte exlibris på indersiden af forpermen i hvert bind.

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        LES MARIS DE MLLE NOUNOUCHE, HISTOIRE DE CHATS

      H. Floury, Paris 1906 - (Cats) LES MARIS DE MLLE NOUNOUCHE, HISTOIRE DE CHATS by Camille Lemonnier; sixty-five aquarelles by A. Vimar. Paris: H. Floury, 1906. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION and first separate edition of this short story. 8vo - 7-7/16" x 9-5/16". Color pictorial card wrappers with light wear to the head and tale of spine and light soiling to lower wrapper for a lovely copy of a truly lovely book. Limited to four hundred numbered copies, the first thirty-two being special copies which were printed on "papier Imperial du Japon" and contain an extra suite of the illustrations printed in black on "Chine" and two original watercolors. This being copy number XXVIII of the first thirty-two and contains the extra suite of illustrations and the two original signed watercolors of cats, by the French animal painter, A. Vimar. Illustrated with sixty-five hand colored aquarelles of cats by A. Vimar. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. Only one copy of the first thirty-two special copies located on OCLC/WorldCat (Bibliotheque nationale de France). EXCEEDINGLY RARE; amazingly wonderful. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE VOYAGE OF THE "SCOTIA" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas

      William Blackwood & Sons, 1906, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.. 1st Edition; xxiv, 375pages, 59 plates and 3 maps, (2 folding). Original pictorial grey/brown cloth covers with white titles and illustration of ship and penguins, dark blue end papers, teg rest uncut. Spine slightly worn and faded. Moderate foxing, age toning of paper. Shelfware, original folding map at end is wrinkled and with closed tear repairs with Sellotape. Contents clean. The primary narrative of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. original pictorial cloth. First edition, with the binding in Rosove's variant 'a'. This is the scarce official account of the ill-financed Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904, that nonetheless made important contributions to the scientific exploration of the Antarctic, undertaking the first oceanographic exploration of the Weddell Sea and charting the northern part of the Caird Coast. Rudmose Brown was the expedition botanist, Mossman was meteorologist, and Pirie was surgeon and geologist: the three collaborated to write this popular narrative, which proved to be an 'outstanding account. The text substantiates the important events, supplies a look at day-to-day life on the expedition and describes many of the most interesting scientific findings' (Rosove). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1627.

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        [Photo Album]: Women's Candid Snapshots

      Massachusetts, 1906. Near Fine. Oblong small octavo measuring 5.5" x 6.5". Gray wrappers with "photographs" stamped in white on the front wrapper. Contains 39 sepia toned gelatin silver photographs and 13 cyanotype prints with some captions. Album is very good with a chip on the front wrapper with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a Massachusetts woman between 1905-1906. The album is a collection of snapshots and candids with the woman and her compatriots, most of whom are other young women, posing and acting silly complete with humorous captions. Throughout the album the women are "hamming it up" for the camera with smiles and a variety of dress from night gowns to costumes. There are numerous photos of them posing in bed together, laying in a pile in white night gowns. Other photos show them chasing each other around the yard, posing in front of a log cabin, and picnicking. Written below the photos are tongue-in-cheek captions such as "shame on you" and "oh my stars!" A nice collection of images depicting girls having a laugh at the turn of the century.

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        Works]. "The Wessex Edition",

      London Macmillan & Co. Ltd 1906 - 18 vol., 8vo, maps & frontispiece where called for, uniformly bound in contemporary half morocco, gilt rules, spine gilt compartments, t.e.g., spines slightly dulled, some wear to spine ends but overall a solid set that presents well. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Western Tibet and the British Borderland. The sacred country of the Hindus and Buddhists, with an account of the government, religion, and customs of its peoples . with a chapter by T.G.Longstaff describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata.

      London Edward Arnold 1906 - First edition. 8vo., v, 376p., frontispiece, 2 folding maps, numerous illustrations, many full-page, original pictorial blue cloth gilt, a little foxing at beginning and end and to fore-edge, an excellent example. Provenance: Himalayan explorer, N. Tombazi (bookplate). The author's account of the exploration in Garhwal and Ladakh. The most important book on that region including an account of Mt. Kailas. Yakushi S421. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HYMNS ANCIENT AND MODERN FOR USE IN THE SERVICES OF THE CHURCH WITH ACCOMPANYING TUNES; together with A SECOND SUPPLEMENT TO THE OLD EDITION. Two Volumes.

      London: William Clowes and Sons, Limited. 1906 and 1916. New and revised edition with altered preface of volume one, first edition of volume two. New and revised edition with altered preface of volume one, first edition of volume two. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bumpus of Oxford. Gilt titles and five raised bands to the spines. Gilt crucifix to the upper board of each volume, gilt ruled and decorated inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Attractive illustrated ownership bookplate of Annie [Viscountess] Cowdray to the pastedown of each volume with some offsetting to the black front endpaper, otherwise clean and bright throughout. A lovely fine set. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Poems 1899-1905

      1906 - First edition. 8vo., original dark blue cloth, with gilt spine and upper cover by Althea Gyles, all edges untrimmed. London, A.H. Bullen. A very neat contemporary inscription on the front free endpaper, slightly rubbed at the head of the spine, otherwise an excellent copy. Wade 64. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Die Frühen Kränze

      Insel Insel- Verlag, Leipzig 1906 Erstausgabe Pergament/Hartkarton Tadellos ERSTAUSGABE! Original illustrierter Einband (von Marcus Behmer entworfen) in zeitgenossischem, pappbezogenen Hartkartoneinband, Pergamentrücken, vom Buchbinder fachmännisch und elegant hergestellt, tadellos. EIGENHÄNDIGE WIDMUNG VON STEFAN ZWEIG an Willi Handl, November 1906, auf Vorsatzblatt. Buchschnitt nich ebarbiert. Dekoratives Titelblatt (Marcus Behmer), 84 paginierte Seiten in klaren lateinischen Lettern. Eine Rarität in sehr gutem Zustand. +++ A first edition, INSCRIBED AND DATED BY STEFAN ZWEIG HIMSELF. Contemporarily bound in half-parchment, book-cover and title-page by famous art-nouveau graphic artist Marcus Behmer. 84 pages, altogether good condition. +++ 13 x 18,7 cm, 0,25 kg. +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: Dichtung Poetry dedication Widmung Signiert signed copy collector\'s edition german austrian literature Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        Souvenir Kodak Competition 1905

      Rochester, NY: Eastman Kodak Co., [1906]. First Edition. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine. [14 leaves]; letterpress, offset lithography, and 10 mounted original photographs (including a vignette on the cover). Among the original photographs are prints by Eduard Steichen (Lady and Child, which won first prize in the contest; probably printed from a copy negative); Alfred Stieglitz (Soap Bubbles; believed to have been printed from the original negative); and Harold Baker (The Fairy Tale, 're-developed', according to the caption). Kodak announced a large photography contest for 1905, looking to spur popular adoption of photography. The winning entries were shown in New York and other locations as part of a touring exhibit. The winning images mostly show the influence of the Photo-Secession movement. In addition to reproducing some of the winning entries, Kodak used this publication to showcase various types of photographic paper and processes. The papers used for the original tipped-in prints are Velvet Velox, Portrait Velox, Sepia Paper, Carbon Velox, W-D Platinum, and Mezzo-Tone. The Souvenir was apparently produced in small numbers, perhaps for the New York exhibit at Madison Square Garden Concert Hall in November 1906. In any case, it's rather uncommon now, with just four holdings in OCLC (nos. 4017664 and 195139087). The only sale at auction in recent years was Swann Galleries' 2013 sale no. 2335, lot 20, $5250. First edition (first printing). Complete will all tipped-in images. A near fine copy in wrappers. Corners a bit bumped; some offsetting from tipped in images to the blank facing pages.

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        Sir Nigel

      London: Smith, Elder & Company. F/NONE. 1906. Hardcover. A fine binding with three-quarter dark green leather and blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Gilt stamping to spine with five raised bands. Top edge gilt, frontis with tissue guard. Signed Bayntun-Riviere binding. 2 pages of advertisements at rear. A handsome and seemingly unread copy. Additional photographs on request. ; MCF03633; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 394 pp .

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        The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland

      Privately printed by R & R Clark Ltd, Edinburgh, [1906-] 1913, 1913. No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 7 vols. in the original 15 parts, 1st ed., col. frontis. to vols. 1-5, col. pictorial titles, portrait and 413 plates, mostly photogravures, list of subscribers, errata and addenda in Index vol. (included in portfolio with vol. 7), uncut, orig. pictorial grey wrappers printed in blue and matching cloth-backed pictorial board folders with ties, for each volume there is 1 part of text and 1 part of plates. 4to Nissen BBI 595. Vol V, two plates have a round foxing mark (2cm diameter) and Vol VII, 9 plates have a faint stain caused by a leaf being pressed between the pages.

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        The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland Volumes I to VII

      Seven volume set, with 412 monochrome plates. 4to. Hardbacks. All books in very good condition. Dustwrappers in nr. vg. or vg. condition, and all now protected in clear, loose fitting, dustwrapper protector sleeves Originally published in 1906 when just 500 sets were produced. A faithful facsimile.

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        Claudius Bombarnac

      - Hetzel, Paris 1906, Grd. in-8 (18x27,3cm), 284pp., relié. - Seconda edizione illustrata. Ha un nuovo pareggio con modifiche sostanziali del testo e incisioni. L'inserto 6 policroma sono disegnati a dominante blu, verde, pallido. Il badge rosso dopo edizione avrà solo 3 colori su 6. 52 illustrazioni di Benett. editor di cartonnage ha dichiarato: "Per foglie di acanto," lo sfondo amaretti oro. Buona prima piastra, con lieve decolorazione sul bordo esterno. Indietro avente piccole lacune percaline, come pellet, sul titolo pezzo, e protezione della coda. In secondo luogo abbastanza piatta ma con 2 aree come raschiato. Angoli leggermente strofinato. Buona copia, responsabile insieme a aloni rossastri pallide sul frontespizio e ai margini di alcune pagine. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition illustrée. Elle bénéficie d'un nouveau tirage avec de substantielles modifications dans le texte et les gravures. Les 6 hors-texte polychromes sont tirés dans des dominantes, bleue, verdâtre, pâle. L'édition plus tardive au macaron rouge ne comportera que 3 polychromes sur les 6. 52 illustrations par Benett. Cartonnage d'éditeur dit "Aux feuilles d'acanthe", au macaron à fond doré. Bonne première plaque, avec de légères décolorations sur la bordure externe. Dos comportant des petits manques de percaline, comme des pastilles, sur la pièce de titre, en queue et coiffe. Second plat assez bien mais avec 2 zones comme grattées. Coins  légèrement frottés. Assez bon exemplaire, dans l'ensemble frais, avec de pâles auréoles roussâtres en page de titre et dans les marges de quelques feuillets. Dans ce roman, Jules Verne renoue avec l'aventure et raconte les péripéties rocambolesque de son héros reporter lors de son voyage en train sur la ligne menant d'Ouzoun-Ada (enTurquie) à Pekin. On notera avec amusement la présence d'un baron allemand tentant de faire le tour du monde en 39 jours.  

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        THE VOYAGE OF THE "SCOTIA" - Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas

      William Blackwood & Sons, 1906, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.. 1st Edition; xxiv, 375pages, 59 plates and 3 maps, (2 folding). Scarce variant binding in blue grey covers with black titling to spine, Shelfware. Moderate foxing, age toning of paper. "An outstanding account" - Rosove. Scarce variant binding. An account of the Scottish Antarctic Expedition 1902-1905, written for the general public by Rudmose 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3181.

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        Eine neue Bestimmung der Moleküldimensionen. SS. 289-306. - Und: Derselbe. Zur Theorie der Brownschen Bewegung. SS. 371-381. In: Annalen der Physik. Folge 4, Band 19.

      Leipzig Barth 1906 - (21,5 x 14,5 cm). VIII, 1080 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 5 Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Zu I: Nachdruck von Einsteins Dissertation, hier um einen kleinen Nachtrag mit verbesserten Werten ergänzt. Sie ist zuvor in wenigen Exemplaren 1905 in Bern erschienen. - Weil 7a; Alicke: Einstein 12. - Zu II: Erste Ausgabe der zweiten Arbeit über die kinetische Gastheorie, von Weil als besonders wichtig angesehen und mit einem Stern versehen. In ihr präsentiert Einstein erneut die Theorie wesentlich eleganter, führt sie fort und diskutiert die Grenzen ihrer Gültigkeit. Sie dient somit als Ergänzung seiner ersten Arbeit und berücksichtigt erstmals die Rotationsbewegung der Teilchen. - Weil 11*; Alicke: Einstein 12. - Stempel auf Titel. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten

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        The Works of Charles Dickens. National Edition. 80 Volume Set Complete

      Chapman & Hall 1906 - 1908, London - 80 volume set. A little shelf wear and rubbing to green cloth hardcovers. Otherwise these are tight, unmarked volumes. Illustrated with all tissue guards in place. This set is usually found only in the 40 volume National Edition which was limited to 750 copies. Published 1906 - 1908. Photos available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige.

      Albert Bonniers Förlag. Stockholm. 1906-1907 Non contemporary clamshell box. Printed wrappers. 237 (3) pp + 486 (2) pp. Good condition, covers slightly worn. Rare with signed "Nils Holgersons wonderful travels through Sweden". Dedication: Till min kära moster Georgina/ från/ Selma [To my dear aunt Georgina from Selma]. Both cover illustrations by Artur Sjögren.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Edited by J.B. Bury, M.A. With Introduction by the Rt. Hon. W.E.H. Lecky

      Fred DeFau & Company, New York 1906 - Illustrated. Printed at the Norwood Press. 12 vols. 8vo. Three quarter red calf and cloth, t.e.g., by Frost & Co., Bath England. Some minor rubbing Illustrated. Printed at the Norwood Press. 12 vols. 8vo

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        Maxim Gorky

      n.d.. <p>Rare Book Signed <b><i>"M. Gorky"</i></b> in Russian on first front-flyleaf. Published in Yiddish in the "Modern Literature" Series. <i>America</i> by Maxim Gorky, 74 pages, 5" x 6.75". Translated from the Russian by S. Cutler. Boston: Shoub Bros., no date. Paper missing at top right of title page, taped to binding at right. Verso of title page bears a Tel-Aviv stamping. Minor flaws. Internally sound. Very Good condition.<br></p><p>Four chapters. Possibly Gorky's impressions of America after his visit there in 1906.</p>

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        Alt-Prager Architektur-Detaile. Attika-Aufbauten, Dachlucken, Dächer, Giebel, Balkone etc.

      Wien, Schroll, um 1906. - Fol. 4 Bll., 1 Bl., 80 Lichtdruck-Tafeln Original-Halbleinenmappe Schöne grosse Dokumentation mit vielen Detail-Photos von Architektur-Zierat, Ornamentik, Anbauten, Dachformen etc. - Der Verfasser Friedrich Kick (1867-1945) lehrte an der technischen Hochschule in Prag. "- Gestrichener Besitzvermerk auf vorderem Spiegel. Mappe etwas berieben und an den Gelenken angeplatzt, aber solide. Tafeln sauber und gut erhalten. Komplett mit allen 80 Tafeln!.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First Edition, 1st Printing. Hardback in Decorated Boards. . Light wear to extremities and light soiling to boards else very good condition./No dust jacket, as issued. . 50 Rackham, Arthur Illustrations bound in at rear. A very nice copy.

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        Urkunden der 18. Dynastie. Historisch-Biographische Urkunden, I-IV. Heft 1-16. (Urkunden des Ägyptischen Altertums, IV. Abteilung, Band I-IV). [SIXTEEN VOLUMES].

      Leipzig, Hinrichs, 1906-09. - Sixteen volumes bound in four. Crown quarto. Pp. vi, 313; vi, 315-624; vi, 625-936; vi, 937-1226. Hardcover, three volumes uniformly bound in burgundy half cloth, rubbed, two volumes spine-end worn; fourth volume rebound to match in nice three-quarters burgundy cloth and marbled boards; contemporary signature to each title. In a very good condition. ~ First edition, 1906-1909. Some of the volumes occasionally with light marginal annotations in pencil or light pen, few cases within the text, all in the characteristic neat hand of renowned Egyptologist Prof. Dr. Herman te Velde, from whose library this set comes. Kurt Heinrich Sethe (1869-1934). Beinlich-Seeber 18528. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fruits of Solitude

      The Lakeside Press,, Chicago: 1906 - Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and borders on the front board and gilt text stamping on the spine with a 5 1/2" long scratch to the front board which did not touch the Lakeside Press logo or the gilt borders. This scratch has been filled-in and re-colored to make a close match to the original cloth cover. The gilt decorations and text are clean and bright. The first free end page shows a 3/8" diameter ink smudge. The pages are free of any foxing, names or notations. This is the smallest of the Lakeside Classics in terms of both weight and width being only 130 pages (129 numbered). The full title reads: "Fruits of Solitude Reflections and Maxims Relating to the Conduct of Human Life." The fourth Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1906. It is considered by many collectors as either the first or second most difficult copy to obtain in this series. The book was first published in England anonymously in 1693. According to the introductory notes by John Vance Cheney in this volume "two editions and a reprint were published the same year." The Lakeside Press used an eleventh edition of the title printed in Philadelphia in 1794 as the foundation for this copy. A very handsome, clean and collectible copy! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stories of the Italian Artists. Arranged and translated by E. L. Seeley; [together with:] Artists of the Italian Renaissance. Translated from the chroniclers and arranged by E. L. Seeley.

      London: Chatto and Windus,, 1906 & 1907. 2 works, octavo (221 x 149 mm). Uniform near-contemporary brown morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spines lettered in gilt with gilt ornaments to compartments, covers panelled in gilt and blind with gilt cornerpieces, pasted colour reproductions of Renaissance artworks on inner covers, pink silk endpapers, gilt edges with blind roll-tooling, string place markers. Colour frontispieces with tissue-guards, 24 colour and 45 half tone plates. Partially removed bookplate to both volumes. Some very occasional light foxing. An excellent set. First Seeley editions, first impressions. An exquisitely bound and illustrated set. Stories of the Italian Artists is Seeley's edited translation of Vasari's biographies of the Italian artists, first published in 1550. Artists of the Italian Renaissance is Seeley's own account of the Italian Renaissance artists and their time through the amalgamation of various contemporary writings, including Vasari, Machiavelli and Corio.

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        Vocabulaire kihaya, Kinyarwanda, Kigwe

      n.p.: , n.d. n.p., n.d.. 8vo, pp. [72]; consisting of a title page, preface, a 12-page grammar, and a 56-page lexicon in quadruple column (French, and the 3 dialects as above); old taupe cloth-backed marbled boards, spine chipped and cracked, edges rubbed, binding sound. Indiana University only in OCLC and suggesting a date of 1890s. A biro inscription at the end of the grammar suggests this as being printed in Bukoba, Tanzania on Lake Victoria between 1906 and 1910. Not otherwise located.

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        [The Divine Comedy.]

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company,, 1906. Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with Flaxman's Drawings. 6 volumes, quarto (267 x 182 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, marbled green paper sides, gilt titles and decoration to spines in compartments, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled green endpapers, green silk page markers. Frontispieces in two states by Corot, Senno and Rossetti, 36 further plates by Flaxman, all on japon, with captioned tissue guards. Spines and cover edges faded to brown, minor rubbing to extremities, most notably on volume V, an excellent set. Large paper edition, number 218 of 650 copies. Both Longfellow's translation and Flaxman's illustrations were first published in 1867, published here with frontispieces from Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Pietro Senno and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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        Photo Album]: Construction of the "Devils Bar-B-Q" at Devils Lake State Park in Baraboo, Wisconsin

      - Oblong quarto album. Rawhide tied flexible boards with hand painted illustration of a Native American in a canoe, and "Snap Shots" and "Wisconsin Dells" embossed, all on the front board. 86 snapshots, mostly sepia-toned, many with printed decorative border. Various sizes, but mostly between 4.5" x 2.75" and 6" x 3.75". Small chip on the margin of one image, some modest fading, overall very good or better. A seemingly complete and unpillaged family photo album. The album is devoted about equally between outdoor family scenes with the other half devoted to construction of the family's "Devils Bar-B-Q" stone building, including some overlap - family members posing in front of the Bar-B-Q shack. The album shows stone construction, wood framing of floors and interior, an interior shot of the finished counter, as well as several featuring the neon sign, and some of what seem like a later addition to the building, as well as what seems to be an adjunct roadside drinks and ice cream stand. Undated, one picture shows a 1906 Ford, but our guess is that this is considerably later, perhaps circa mid-1920s. A wonderful album illustrating America's preoccupation with road food as the population became more mobile.

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        Codex Sierra Texupan, Codice Sierra Fragmento de una Nomina de Gastos del Pueblo de Santa Catarina Texupan

      Poulat Litografio; Museo National 1906 - Folio, 33.5 x 24 cm. Loose, as issued, in publisher's green cloth chemise in slip case. Very good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Rare color facsimile. "The Codex Sierra Texupan is a sixty-two-page libro de cuentas, or book of community accounts, that combines Nahuatl-language writing with a parallel pictorial component. Indigenous writers and artists in the Mixteca Alta region of the modern state of Oaxaca, Mexico, compiled the book over a fifteen-year period from 1550 to 1564." (Kevin Terraciano, Parallel Nahuatl and Pictorial Texts in the Mixtec Codex Sierra Texupan, Ethnohistory, 2015, Volume 62, Number 3: 497-524). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES ESSAIS. Reproduction typographique de l'exemplaire annoté par l'auteur et conservé à la bibliothèque de Bordeaux. Avec un avertissement et une notice par M. Ernest COURBET, (Tome I) ; Avec Notices par M. le Dr. A. Armaingaud, (Tome II et III). Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1906-1927-1931.

      1906. 3 volumi in folio, brossura edit. crema con titoli in nero, in camicia edit. in cartone e custodia in cartone rigido. Tome I : XV + 136 pages.; Tome II : SUITE DE LA REPRODUCTION TYPOGRAPHIQUE de l'exemplaire annoté par l'auteur et conservé à la Bibliothèque de Bordeaux avec une étude sur Michel de Montaigne, sa Vie, ses Actes, et ses Ecrits par le DR Armingaud. LXVI + 430 pages. ; Tome III : suite de la reproduction typographique de l'exemplaire annoté par l'auteur et conservé à la Bibliothèque de Bordeaux avec des notices publiées par le Docteur Armingaud. Tome publié en collaboration avec Mlle Jeanne Duportal. IX + 307 pages. Esemplare nr. 318/600 sur papier Vergé à la cuve des papeteries d'Arches filigrané Imprimerie Nationale Montaigne. Un vero capolavoro tipografico, ed edizione di riferimento per i saggi di Montaigne. Esemplare intonso, in barbe, in ottimo stato di conservazione, solo con difetti alle custodie.

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        Codex Sierra Texupan, Codice Sierra Fragmento de una Nomina de Gastos del Pueblo de Santa Catarina Texupan

      Mexico City: Poulat Litografio; Museo National, 1906. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio, 33.5 x 24 cm. Loose, as issued, in publisher's green cloth chemise in slip case. Very good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Rare color facsimile. "The Codex Sierra Texupan is a sixty-two-page libro de cuentas, or book of community accounts, that combines Nahuatl-language writing with a parallel pictorial component. Indigenous writers and artists in the Mixteca Alta region of the modern state of Oaxaca, Mexico, compiled the book over a fifteen-year period from 1550 to 1564." (Kevin Terraciano, Parallel Nahuatl and Pictorial Texts in the Mixtec Codex Sierra Texupan, Ethnohistory, 2015, Volume 62, Number 3: 497-524).

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        Signed Cabinet Photo as Vasco da Gama

      Beautiful cabinet photo by Aimé Dupont, signed by Caruso, dated by him in Vienna, 1906-07, inscribed. Shown as Vasco da Gama in L´Africaine, opera by Meyerbeer, size is 4.25 x 6.5 inches, in excellent condition

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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1906 - (Rackham, Arthur) illustrator. PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS by J. M. Barrie; with drawings by Arthur Rackham. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906. FIRST EDITION. 4to - 7-5/8" x 10-1/8". All edges tinted brown. Original russet cloth covered boards with decoration and lettering to upper cover stamped in gilt and lettering to spine stamped in gilt with just a hint of wear to the extremities for a wonderful copy of the book. Dark brown endpapers with map on FFE; small bookplate on front paste-down. 125, [1] pp. plus [50] leaves with tissue guarded color plates mounted on thick brown paper; guard sheets with descriptive letterpress. A bright clean copy of a magnificent Rackham production. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 - 126 p., [50] leaves of plates ill., 1 map 26 cm. Light wear to extremities and light soiling to boards else very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Blake]
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        Camaraderie.

      1906. Watercolor painting on paper 9 3/4 x 12 5/8&#x94;, mounted on board. Signed and dated by Albert Guillaume, and inscribed, &#x93;Au Docteur Balzer un témoignage de reconnaissance et de bien vive sympathie.&#x94; With notes by Guillaume in the margins. Some smudges in the outer margins; very good. Original painting by French artist Albert Guillaume (1873-1942) a leading caricaturist during the Belle Époque. While remembered for his poster art. he also did oil paintings.

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        Fruits of Solitude

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1906. First thus. Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and borders on the front board and gilt text stamping on the spine with a 5 1/2" long scratch to the front board which did not touch the Lakeside Press logo or the gilt borders. This scratch has been filled-in and re-colored to make a close match to the original cloth cover. The gilt decorations and text are clean and bright. The first free end page shows a 3/8" diameter ink smudge. The pages are free of any foxing, names or notations. This is the smallest of the Lakeside Classics in terms of both weight and width being only 130 pages (129 numbered). The full title reads: "Fruits of Solitude Reflections and Maxims Relating to the Conduct of Human Life." The fourth Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1906. It is considered by many collectors as either the first or second most difficult copy to obtain in this series. The book was first published in England anonymously in 1693. According to the introductory notes by John Vance Cheney in this volume "two editions and a reprint were published the same year." The Lakeside Press used an eleventh edition of the title printed in Philadelphia in 1794 as the foundation for this copy. A very handsome, clean and collectible copy!

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        The Complete Writings

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York 1906 - Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Leather_bound. Twenty volumes. Octavo. THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU. Frontispieces and photogravure plates by Herbert W. Gleason. publisher's three quarter green morocco, covers marbled boards, spines with raised bands in six compartments, text title in two, the others with gilt floral star and tools, top edge gilt, sun fading to spine, neat repair to goint of volume one.LIMITED EDITION TO SIX HUNDRED SETS WHICH THIS IS NUMBER ONE HUNDRED-FORTY SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. FOUR-PAGE MANUSCRIPT RATHER THAN THE STANDARD TWO. Tipped into the first volume . 115 lines of text, with corrections and emendations in pencil in Thoreau's hand. The passages-which differ from the publisher versions-are from "Walking" and "Social Dyspepsia". with the author observing in latter that " a wise man is asunconscious of the movement in the body and the circulation of the blood in the natural body.

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        Maxim Gorky

      , n.d. n.d.. Rare Book Signed "M. Gorky" in Russian on first front-flyleaf. Published in Yiddish in the "Modern Literature" Series. America by Maxim Gorky, 74 pages, 5" x 6.75". Translated from the Russian by S. Cutler. Boston: Shoub Bros., no date. Paper missing at top right of title page, taped to binding at right. Verso of title page bears a Tel-Aviv stamping. Minor flaws. Internally sound. Very Good condition.Four chapters. Possibly Gorky's impressions of America after his visit there in 1906.

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        Die Orden und Ehrenzeichen Anhalts wie der sächsischen Herzogtümer seit Beginn des XIX. Jahrhunderts. Mit 15 Bildtafeln.

      München, Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1906.. Two parts in one volume. Quarto (31x22 cm). Pp. 60, (1); 65-148, (3). Plus 15 plates including frontispiece with numerous images to each, partly printed in chromolithography and partly in collotype. Original printed green wrappers, front detached, spine worn, bookblock consequently loosening. In fine internal condition, excellent plates. ~ First edition. Very rare. The wonderful plates are printed in monochromatic collotype and in chromolithography, respectively. Collotype is one of the most accurate and attractive methods of photomechanical tonal printing processes. Highly skilled and expensive process, it cannot produce more than a limited number of impressions. It has been used for single-sheet prints and luxury portfolios, and since the 1950s has been abandoned by all except a few small specialist firms. An authoritative manual on chromolithography in 1885 (Colour and Colour Printing, by W. D. Richmond) asserts the need for at least nine separate stones to achieve such richness, but in fact the number of stones used was often more than twenty. ~ Provenance: From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,"Nil Desperandum", to first free endpaper. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: "Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder" (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: "Bibliography of Orders and Decorations" (Copenhagen, 1999).

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