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        GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT ISLAND

      - (UPTON,FLORENCE)illus. GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT ISLAND by Bertha Upton. London: Longmans Green, 1906. Oblong 4to (11 x 8.5"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight shelf wear, near fine. 1st ed. The story of Golliwogg Crusoe, stranded on an island and saved by the Dutch Dolls. Great full page color illustrations opposite each page of text. A bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PETROL PETER. Illustrated by A. Wallis Mills.

      First edition. 24 leaves printed on rectos only. Original cloth-backed pictorial paper-covered boards. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Slight wear at head of spine; wrapper torn and worn; else a very good copy of a rare and early motoring imitation of Struwwelpeter - exceptionally rare in the original dust-wrapper. Baumgartner Vol. I page 50.

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        The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Including New Arabian Nights, The Black Arrow, The Dynamiters, The Master of Ballantrae, Travels with a Donkey, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, etc.

      New York: The Davos Press, 1906. Edition de Luxe, Published by Subscribers only, Limited to 1000 sets, this set number 184. 10 volumes; 8vo. Finely bound in recent dark green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt raised bands to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Frontispiece illustration to each volume. A fine set.

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        The Works of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes.

      Stratford-on-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1904-1906. Ten quarto volumes. This set is one of only twelve printed on pure vellum with a frontispiece illustration in each volume. It represents a monumental undertaking, which took four years to complete and consumed about 250 sheets for each of the twelve copies printed on vellum. The Shakespeare Head Press was founded by A. H. Bullen, who had the idea of printing the complete works of Shakespeare at Stratford-on-Avon as the result of a dream in which he was presented with a set of Shakespeare's works while visiting the town. This is the first edition of Shakespeare to have been published in Stratford and the first major publication of the Press. Although other Shakespeare Head Press sets printed on vellum regularly appear on the market, the Shakespeare is very difficult to obtain: the last copy on vellum to come to auction was in 1960. Volumes I and II are lacking the silk fore-edge ties, spine lettering a trifle ru bbed on volume VI, else a fine copy in creamy full limp vellum stamped in gilt. (Tomkinson p. 229, Ransom p. 9).

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        Les foules de Lourdes

      Stock. First edition on current paper. Bound in half roan hazelnut back with four nerves, small traces of restorations heads and bottom jaws, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, wrappers preserved and bound in, contemporary binding. Signed autograph of the author. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Stock Paris 1906 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Ruins of San Francisco. Nob Hill in Foreground. From Lawrence Captive Airship. 1500 Feet Elevation. May 29, 1906.

      Chicago. Geo. R. Lawrence Co. 1906. Black and white photogravure 16 x 38 1/2 inches on sheet size 21 3/4 x 44 inches. Professionally repaired 5 inch tear to left edge (discoloration from previous adhesive tape, now removed, on verso; 2 1/2 inch tear entering image, no discoloration on image side), otherwise very good condition. A panoramic image of the ruins of San Francisco following the 1906 earthquake and fire, one of the photographs taken by George R. Lawrence using his astounding "captive airship" contraption, which consisted of "a kite train of up to 17 Conyne kites on a piano wire cable suspending a camera held by the specially designed stabilizing mechanism" (Simon Baker). At lower left is the copyright information with his company "Geo. R. Lawrence Co." with the place information of Chicago, New York, Washington, and San Francisco. This is not an actual photograph, but a vintage print Lawrence issued for sale at the time.

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        THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET.

      First Edition. Second issue ['New York & London' on rear of wallet]. Panorama of text and colour illustrations extending to 2492 mm. Folding into original cloth wallet with shaped pastedown label. Ownership inscription on last blank verso of panorama; else a fine copy - rarely found in such pristine condition. Linder page 426.

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        Map of Japan.

      Kobe, Japan. Fuku-In-Kwan. 1906. Folding map, printed color, 29 x 41 inches on sheet size 30 x 41 3/4 inches, folding as issued to 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Foxing on verso (not affecting map), single pinhole in each corner, a few lightly soiled spots and 1/8 inch separations at fold intersections, some soft creases from folding, overall good condition. Map is printed on two conjoined sheets. This striking map of Japan created under the direction of Takachika Okishio features Shikoku surrounded by 10 inset maps as follows: Chishima (Kurile Islands), Hokushu (Hokkaido), Ogasawara-Jima (Bonin Islands), Hachijo-Shima, Ioshima, Okinawa, Saki-Shima, Kyushu (Saikaido), Taiwan (Formosa), and Eastern Asia. Scale of main map 1:1250000. Features a Glossary and Explanation of Signs which include Towns or Railway Stations, Boundaries of Prefectures, Notable Places, Hot Springs, Water-falls, rapids, Volcanoes, Light-Houses, Gold, Silver, Coal-Oil, etc. The map of Taiwan measures 13 x 9 inches and is centrally featured. The Japanese Government Railway series of Travelers Maps of Japan appear to have been modeled after this design.

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        Las casas de religiosos en Cataluña durante el primer tercio del siglo XIX/ Los religiosos en cataluña durante la primera mitad del siglo XIX.

      - B-Imp. Fco. J. Altés y Alabart, 1906-18. 28 cm. 2 vols.: (I) 4 h., 571 p. (II) 626 p. (Junto con:) Los religiosos en Cataluña durante la primera mitad del siglo XIX. 1915-18. (I) 2 h., 1289 p. (II) 866 p. (III) 717 p., 1 h. (IV) 789 p., 3 h. Todos los vols. con texto a dos columnas, profus. ilustr. con fotografías y lám. en fototipia, en y fuera del texto. Enc. en tela reciente, tejuelo, conservan las cubiertas originales. (10562-COL). RELIGIÓN.

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        Le Volcan d'or

      Jules Hetzel . Cardboard Hetzel said Editor "on the range and an elephant with title in the range" and back to the lighthouse, first board with gold scientific instruments in the foreground, three golden foliage and illustrations Jules Hetzel Paris s.d. (1906) 17,5x27,5cm relié

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        Sésame et les lys

      First edition in French on ordinary paper, notes and preface by Marcel ProustRare autograph inscription from Marcel Proust to Pierre du Breuil de Saint-GermainTiny angular lacks (not serious) to spine and foot of covers as well as title and half-title, the paper fragile as usualThis copy has a chemise and slipcase of black morocco, gilt date at foot of spine, lined with khaki suede, by PGoy & CVilaine. Mercure de France Paris 1906 12x19cm broché sous chemise-étui

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit Namenszug in: Christian Morgenstern: Melancholie. Neue Gedichte. Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1906.

      1906. (4), 84, (8) SS. Marmorierter Pappband mit eingebundenem OUmschlag und Rückenschildchen. 8vo. "Gottfried Benn / schenkt sich dies Buch Weihnachten 1906". - Innendeckel mit montiertem Exlibris des Pianisten, Komponisten und Musikpädagogen Gottfried Galston.

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        Views in the land of the rising sun. Collotyped and hand painted by Tamamura, the photographer Kobe, Japan. 1.The Lake in Autumn, 2. The Okayama Park, 3. Spring, 4. The Summer Evening, 5. Autumn Tints, 6. Winter, 7. The Arashiya Rapids, 8. Picnic boats on the Arashiyama River, 9. The Stream Through the Village, 10. Fuji from the Fujikawa River, 11.A Raod in the Suburbs of Kioto, 12. The Bridge of the Lotus pond, 13. Stone Laterns: the Park in Nara, 14. A Farmer's Cottage, 15. Sengen park at Shidzuoka, 16. Ikuta Temple, Kobe, 17. The Temple Ishiyama, near the Lake Biwa, 18. A Country Scene at the Harvest Season, 19. A River Scene, 20. The Lake Biwa from Midera (Temple), 21. The Famous Pine Tree at Karasaki, 22. A Woodland Stream, 23. A Count

      1906 - Buchdeckel und Buchrücken ist nur noch zur Hälfte erhalten. Buchdeckel ist stark berieben und an Kanten und Ecken bestoßen. Titelblatt ist schmutzfleckig und hat einen Riss. Innen leicht gedunkelt. Exemplar umfasst 24 Fotografien in Farbe. Unter den Fotografien steht eine Ortsbeschreibung in Englisch. Jedes Bild umfasst eine Größe von 8.5 x 28.7 cm und jede Seite 14 x 39 cm. 24 S. Englisch 290g

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        The French Revolution in Fourteen Volumes Bound in Fine Leather Bindings by Birdsall ( Révolution Française )

      William Heinemann, David Nutt, Hutchinson, John Lane, T. F. Unwin,, London 1906 - This is a beautifully bound set of English Translations of works by the French Historian "Louis Léon Théodore Gosselin" who wrote under the pen name G. Lenotre, he was famous for his numerous works on "The French Revolution" many of which make up this set, all are The British Translations, most are First Editions with a couple being second impressions, all finely bound in Handcrafted Half Leather bindings bound by Birdsall, the fourteen volumes set comprises of the following books. "Robespierre's Rise and Fall", (1927) 1st Hutchinson, "The Guillotine and its Servants", (1929) 1st Hutchinson, "The September Massacres", (1929) 1st Hutchinson, "Tragic Episodes of the French Revolution in Brittany", 1912 1st David Nutt, "The Daughter of Louis XVI", 1908 1st John Lane, "Two Royalist Spies of the French Revolution", 1924 1st T. F. Unwin "Romances of the French Revolution", in Two Volumes, 1909 Second Impression W. Heinemann, "The Flight of Marie Antoinette", 1906 Second Impression W. Heinemann, "The Last Days of Marie Antoinette", 1907 1st W. Heinemann "A Gascon Royalist in Revolutionary Paris", 1910 1st W. Heinemann "The Dauphin ( Louis XVII ) The Riddle of the Temple", 1921 1st W. Heinemann "Paris in the Revolution", (1925) 1st Hutchinson "The Tribunal of the Terror", 1909 1st W. Heinemann. All the books are uniformly bound, the William Heinemann published volumes being slightly taller than the later volumes published by Hutchinson and David Nutt &c, apart from very mild signs of wear and a few minor marks and light foxing, browning, within, all the books are in excellent condition. A Beautifully bound set of these important and highly regarded works on The French Revolution and The reign of Terror, by G. Lenotre, the set is heavy and will incur higher shipping costs above the basic standard quote, please enquire for rates to your country Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rare Autograph Musical Quotation

      - A rare AMQS from the important Italian concert pianist, teacher, and author of etudes, penned in the last year of his life. On a postcard bearing his portrait, Cesi has penned the beginning of one of his demanding piano studies, marked Presto, complete with fingerings and expressive marks. He has signed and dated in rather shaky writing: Naples, April 1906. On the verso, the postcard is addressed to the Argentinian collector Ramona Imaz Otaño. In fine condition. 5.5 x 3.5 inches (14.2 x 9.4 cm).Born in Naples, Cesi began his studies with his father, and later with Luigi Albanesi. He was heard by Sigismund Thalberg, who was so impressed with him that he made him one of his favourite pupils. He began his career as a concert performer in 1862 and quickly gained a reputation in Italy. At the age of 20 he won a competition to gain the position of piano professor at the Royal Conservatorio of San Pietro a Majella in Naples. When Anton Rubinstein was appointed director of the Petrograd Conservatory, he invited Cesi to direct the pianoforte schools there. Cesi accepted the appointment in 1885, remaining until 1891, when he was forced to return to Italy owing to a paralysis which had set in. This, however, left his intellect unimpaired and still gave him the use of his right hand, and in 1894 he became a teacher in the Conservatory at Palermo, and after a few years there he was able to return to Naples Conservatory, where he remained in charge of a chamber-music class until his death in 1907. His educational writings (Method for Pianoforte) had considerable importance, and he wrote many volumes of revision of piano music. Among his notable pupils were Giuseppe Martucci, Alessandro Longo, Michele Esposito, Samuel Maykapar, and Leopoldo Mugnone.

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        LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1906. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. In two volumes, 564, 531pp., bound in original burgundy cloth with Churchill family crest stamped in gilt on the front panel of both volumes, illustrated in color and in black & white. Only a trace of wear at extremities, Bookplate of Colston's Girl's School, Bristol by bequest of of Charles Julious Ryland on front pastedowns, library shelf sticker skillfully removed from lower spines leaving a trace of discoloration, slight fading to spines and front edge of volume II. Internally very clean, with no previous owner's names or stamps. Firs edition of Sir Winston Churchill's acclaimed biography of his father.

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        The Achehnese. Translated by the late A. W. S. O'Sullivan. With an index by R. J. Wilkinson.

      Leyden: Late E. J. Brill, 1906 - 2 volumes, large octavo. Original dark green cloth, gilt lettered spines and front covers, ornamental panels on covers, drab grey endpapers. Booklabels of Dr A. O. Kouwenhoven. One or two very small white marks to back cover of volume II otherwise in exemplary condition. Half-tone frontispieces, half-tone and line illustrations throughout (two coloured folding maps of Acheh and plan of a dwelling house at the end on volume I). First edition in English of this important work on Aceh, "in the period of its greatest power [16th and 17th-centuries]. the most important Muhammadan state in Sumatra" (Brill, Encyclopaedia of Islam, VII p. 552). The author, Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (1857-1936), was "a pioneer in the scientific study of Islam. While serving as a lecturer at the University of Leiden (1880–89), [he] visited Arabia (1884–85), stopping at Mecca. His classic work Mekka, 2 vol. (1888–89), reconstructs the history of the holy city and sheds light on the origins of Islam, early traditions and practices, and the first Islamic communities. The second volume, translated into English as Mekka in the Latter Part of the 19th Century (1931), contains many details of daily life in Islamic culture and deals with the Indonesian Muslim colony at Mecca. From 1890 to 1906 Snouck Hurgronje was professor of Arabic at Batavia, Java, and, as a government adviser, he originated and developed a Dutch colonial policy toward Islam that prevailed until the termination of Dutch rule in Indonesia in 1942. Though he was tolerant of Islamic religious life, his policy as a colonial official was to repress Islamic political agitation. His De Atjèhers, 2 vol. (1893–94; The Achenese), an ethnographic account of the people of northern Sumatra, became a standard reference work. Though Snouck Hurgronje remained a colonial adviser until 1933, he returned in 1906 to the Netherlands, where he was professor of Arabic and Islamic institutions at the University of Leiden until his death. He wrote extensively on a number of Islamic topics" (Encyclopaedia Britannica online). Hurgronje's study was produced against the backdrop of the long-running Aceh War (1873-1904), between the Netherlands and the forces of the Sultanate of Aceh, in which "Dutch forces became involved in a prolonged guerrilla war in the countryside. This war, however, drained the colonial treasury, and public opinion in the Netherlands became increasingly critical of the colonial administration. The administration later realised that their ignorance of the region had led them to commit serious errors. Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje, professor of Islamic studies at the University of Leyden (Leiden), was invited to undertake a thorough study of Aceh and published a book in 1893–94 on the Acehnese" (ibid). A particularly attractive set - bright and sharp-cornered - of this significant work. Howgego, Exploration 1850-1940, p. 1169 ("a standard reference work on the peoples of northern Sumatra"). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Story of Miss Moppet

      Published by Frederick Warne and Co., London and New York 1906 - , 14 colour plates with 14 pages of story opposite mounted on linen which opens out into a panorama, in concertina fashion. First American edition, says New York before London on the rear First Edition, second issue , slight rubbing to corners, tab has been neatly repaired, slight wear to edge of hinged pages, minor foxing to linen rear of last page, pages clean, very good condition , wallet cloth folder with pictorial inlay on upper cover, silver tab , oblong 12mo, 11.5 cm x 9.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird. With drawings by Arthur Rackham. WITH SIGNED & ILLUSTRATED ‘ONE-OF’ ART CARD.

      London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1906 1st edition.. Hardback, approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In original maroon/red cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front, with gilt vignette to front of Peter Pan riding a goat. Grey endpapers with map to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped at ends, edges rubbed. Moderate foxing spots to half title page and last 2 text pages. Occasional small spots inside, some foxing around title page. Colour plates clean and bright (all bound at rear of volume). Else a very clean and tight copy. - Loose in front is a signed and hand-drawn cartoon-vignette ink sketch by Arthur Rackham, dated “Christmas 1913.” 126pp text . With 50 colour plates tipped in with titled tissue guards inc. frontis.

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        James I and VI; Queen Anne; Marie Antoinette; Empress Josephine; Queen Victoria.

      Paris: Goupil & Cie, 1897–1906 - 5 works in 6 volumes, quarto (320 x 250 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco by Riviere & Son, brown cloth boards, titles to spines gilt, raised bands, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. The occasional minor nick to covers, light spotting to edges of text blocks and sporadically to contents. An excellent set. Coloured portrait frontispieces, monochrome or sepia photogravure plates and head-pieces throughout; captioned tissue guards; title pages printed in red & black. First editions and first editions in English. A handsomely bound set of these lavishly produced biographies, published by Goupil & Cie, the leading art dealership in 19th-century France. James I and Queen Anne are number 420 and 93 respectively from a limited edition of 800 copies on fine paper. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The First Century of English Porcelain.

      1 volume, small folio, 11-1/2" x 9-1/4", title-page printed in red and black, numerous full page illustrations throughout in both color and B&W. Bound in full olive green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, spine panels, covers, and dentelles with numerous gilt decorated red morocco floral onlays, covers edges tooled in a pointele style, top edge gilt, others uncut, bound by Cross & Beckwith - Leicester.

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        GLI UCCELLI D'ITALIA con 236 fotoincisioni da acquarelli e fotografie originali dell'autore e con sei tavole a colori del medesimo

      1906. Milano Cogliati 1906 In folio Pagine 1 carta bianca + XVI + 680 + 1 carta bianca. Bella legatura coeva da amatore in mezzo marocchino marrone a grana fina eseguita dalla legatoria Pacchiotti di Torino. Titolo in oro al dorso su tassello. Dorso a 5 nervi con fregi in oro a carattere venatorio. Piatti marmorizzati. Sguardie e controsguardie in carta occhio di pavone. 256 illustrazioni in bianco e nero nel testo e fuori testo. 6 cromolitografie fuori testo. ottima e fresca copia di questo splendido lavoro sugli uccelli italiani. Cfr: Ceresoli p.346 "Opera importante assai rara e ricercata, uscita in dispense tra il Settembre 1905 ed il Giugno 1906"

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        Tuskegee and its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 354 pp. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing with (1) at the end of the text on page 354. Near Fine with gilt stamping strong and bright, several small patches of wear to the surface of the cloth, light rubbing at corners and spine ends, front and rear inner hinges exposed leaving binding a bit tender. The famous African-American educator's account of building the Tuskegee Institute, a private black university in Alabama.

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        Illustrierte Romane, Reisen und Abenteuer. Band 1 - 10. (= die \"Erste Serie\") Hrsg. von Dietrich Theden. (Bd.1: Der Fährmann am Kanadian. Mit Illustrationen von Ad. Wald. 1906; //..// Bd.2: Die beiden Jachten. Mit Illustrationen von Ad. Wald. 1906; //..// Bd.3: Um Millionen. Mit Illustrationen von Joh. Gehrts. 1907; //..// Bd.4: Haus Montague. Mit Illustrationen von Fritz Bergen., 1907; //..// Bd.5: Der Piratenleutnant. Mit Illustrationen von Richard Mahn. 1907; //..// Bd.6: Der Hochlandpfeifer. Mit Illustrationen von Hans W. Schmidt. 1907; //..// Bd. 7: Die Töchter des Konsuls. Mit Illustrationen von Max Vogel. 1907; //..// Bd.8: Das Loggbuch des Kapitäns Eisenfinger. Mit Illustrationen von Ad. Wald. 1908; //..// Bd.9: Vier Fragmente. Mit Illustrationen von M. Barascudts. 1908; //..// Bd.10: Die Familie Melville. Mit Illustrationen von Otto Meyer-Wegner. 1908. //..//

      Leipzig, List, 1906, 1907, 1908. Erste /1./ illustr. Ausgabe. je ca. 450 - 496 Seiten. Illustrierte, grüne Or.-Leineneinbände. Format: 20 x 13,5cm Gutes Exemplar der fortlaufenden Serie. Gelenke ein w. locker. Einbände normal berieben. Private Signatur und Stempel auf dem Vorsatz. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Vintage Original Sepia Photograph

      - By Harris & Ewing. Signed and inscribed to actor Phil Regan (1906-1996) in blue black fountain pen ink. 13 1/4" x 9 1/4" ca. 1940. Fine, fresh. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Appareils enregistreurs de l'atmosphère solaire

      de 8 pages Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1906, in-4, de 8 pages, exemplaire broché, couverture bleue imprimée en noir, Tiré à part extrait, avec pagination nouvelle, des Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Deslandres, fervent défenseur d'une étude physico-chimique du ciel et du soleil, présente, dans cette courte étude, les différents spectographes enregistreurs connus et en proposer ainsi une notice théorico-pratique. Quelques schémas en noir dans le texte. Deslandres deviendra directeur de l'Observatoire de Meudon en 1907 à la mort de Janssen. Bon exemplaire.

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        Histoire des mathématiques

      2 volumes de I. VII, (1bl) Paris, A. Hermann, 1906-1907, in-8, 2 volumes de I. VII, (1bl), 422, (2)pp. - II. (6), 271, (1bl)pp, demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné (P. Burkhardt, relieur à Besançon), Edition française revue et augmentée par L. Freund avec des additions de R. de Montessus et une note complémentaire de Gaston Darboux. T.I: Les mathématiques dans l'Antiquité, au Moyen âge et pendant la Renaissance. Les mathématiques modernes de Descartes à Huygens. T.2 : Les mathématiques modernes depuis Newton jusqu'à nos jours. Au chiffre A.L. en queue du dos. Bon exemplaire, ayant appartenu à Monsieur Auguste Lebeuf, ancien directeur de l'observatoire de Besançon

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        TYPED MANUSCRIPT LEAF SIGNED, The final paragraphs of "The Americanism of Washington", signed in full by the author HENRY VAN DYKE.

      Circa, [1906]., [1906].. Good. - sc - Over 145 words typed on a 5-1/2 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of creamy white paper. The number "-17-" is centered at the top of the page. The word "draft" is penned in blue crayon at top left of the page and there are a couple of correction marks in pencil, typed corrections, and two words corrected in ink by the author. Signed in full "Henry van Dyke" in black ink below the text with the annotation "-c-" denoting his copyright, beneath his signature. This typed signed manuscript leaf is mounted with glue along the left edge onto a sheet of 7 inch high by 5 inch wide watermarked paper which was once likely bound into a book. The manuscript leaf is soiled and folded vertically down the middle. There is a small hole to the top left corner and another tiny pin-like hole at right between the third and fourth line of type. The signature is strong and bold. <p>A substantial portion of the final paragraph of Henry Van Dyke's great patriotic work. "...as in our power lies, the fountain of our national life from political, commercial and social corruption ; to teach our sons and daughters, by precept and example, the honour of serving such a country as America.... For high in the firmament of human destiny are set the stars of faith in mankind, and unselfish courage, and loyalty to the ideal ; and while these shine the spirit and the hope of Washington and the men who stood with him shall never, never die."<p>Together with a secretarial letter, typed on his 6-7/8 inch high by 5 inch wide personal stationery with "H.v.D. / Avalon, / Princeton, N.J." embossed at the top. The letter, in which the author mentions sending a photograph and that he will soon forward a copy of the address which he will deliver on University Day, was "dictated Feb. 2, 1906" and signed "Henry van Dyke" by his secretary.<p>Henry Van Dyke's oration was first delivered on Washington's birthday in 1906 at the University of Pennsylvania. It was published soon thereafter.

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        MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY: PLANO DEL DEPARTAMENTO DE MONTEVIDEO, CONSTRUIDO CON LOS DATOS MÁS RECIENTES POR SATURNINO CORTESI. EDITADO POR JUAN FERNÁNDEZ. PUBLICACIÓN AUTORIZADA POR DECRETO DEL MINISTERIO DE FOMENTO, DE FECHA 27 DE MARZO DE 1906.

      Montevideo: Talleres Gráficos Juan Fernández 1906 - Chromolithograph, originally varnished and mounted on original linen, rolled (Good, some minor stains and even crackling to varnish, with small chips of surface loss in lower area, largely outside of main map area, small hole in lower blank margin, old tack marks along blank margins, still decent condition for a map of its kind), 111.5 x 157 cm (44 x 62 inches). Extremely rare &#150; Saturnino Cortesi&#146;s large wall map of Montevideo, the authoritative official city plan of the Uruguayan capital made at the height of its golden era. Upon this large and detailed wall map of Montevideo, one can witness the city&#146;s explosive growth unfold in grand style, right before one&#146;s very eyes. This official plan, sponsored by the Uruguayan government, was drafted by the geographer Saturnino Cortesi, to provide the ultimate overview of Montevideo during the height of its golden era boom of the early 20th Century. Fuelled by sustained economic growth and immigration, the city was expanding, rapidly building new barrios, boulevards, grand squares, monumental edifices and the most modern infrastructure, all of which are detailed on the map. The map embraces the entire Department of Montevideo, with rapid development emanating out of the city and bay area in the lower centre of the map, with the rural areas extending into the interior. The &#145;Referencias&#146;, in the lower right corner, detail the stages of development across the different barrios and new suburbs, including: &#145;Manzanas Edificadas&#146; (fully built-up urban blocks &#150; coloured in grey); &#145;Manzanas Edificadas en Parte&#146; (partially built-up urban blocks - coloured in pink); &#145;Edificios Públicos&#146; (public buildings - coloured in red): as well as aspects of infrastructure, such as &#145;Ferro Carril&#146; (railway lines - in black intermittent lines); &#145;Caminos de Macadam ó Empredados&#146; (Completed paved roads - in bold orange lines); &#145;Caminos de Macadam en Construccion&#146; (Paved roads under construction - in intermittent orange lines); and &#145;Limites de las secciones judiciales&#146; (boundaries of judicial districts - in grey lines, with the districts numbered in grey). Around 1904, the Uruguayan government commissioned the geographer Saturnino Cortesi to create an authoritative master plan of the Montevideo Department, based on the most up-to-date information from the various official urban planning offices, corporate blueprints and archives. Cortesi&#146;s manuscript was edited by Juan Fernández, with the result being chromolithographed by his firm in Montevideo. The map was to be used by government agencies and private enterprises as the authoritative guide to the city, not only as it existed, but also to manage the dramatic developments that the Montevideo region was to undergo over the coming years. Importantly, the present map is the natural corollary of Saturnino Cortesi & Anibal Méndez&#146;s official national map, Mapa de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay construida con datos Existentes en el archivo de la ex-direccion general des obras publicas, archivos particulares datos tomados en el terreno y antecedentes suministrados por las autoridades locales y proprietarios de tierras (Montevideo: La Minerva, 1903). The present map is extremely rare. We cannot trace any sales records, nor any examples in institutions in North America or Europe. The Road to the Rise of Montevideo - San Felipe y Santiago de Montevideo was founded in 1724 by the Spanish on a fine natural harbour on the north side of the Río de la Plata Estuary. Initially populated by fifty families from Galicia and the Canary Islands, Montevideo was intended to be a simple buffer fortress to keep the Portuguese, from Brazil, out of the area, preserving Spain&#146;s control over Buenos Aires and the Estuary. Over the coming decades, the town experienced steady growth, as mariners preferred Montevideo&#146;s harbour to that of Buenos Aires, causing a rivalry between the two cities. In 1776, Montevideo received a great boost when it was selected as the Armada Real&#146;s principal naval b

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        Steinklopfer.

      - Bleistift, Aquarell und ein wenig grau laviert, auf gelblichem Büttenkarton, rechts unten datiert &#132;1906", auf Untersatz montiert, dort bezeichnet und nochmals datiert 1906.". 13,8:20,8 cm. Provenienz: Nachlaß Friedrich Schmöle. Die Malerin und Zeichnerin Mathilde Schmöle war seit 1876 mit dem Frankfurter Kaufmann F.P. Schmöle (1844-1924) verheiratet, der 1904 seinen Beruf aufgab, um sich ganz dem Malen und Reisen zu widmen. Nach der Vita ihres Mannes, der sich 1872 ein Landhaus in Kronberg erbauen ließ und dort in Kontakt trat mit den örtlichen Malern, könnte sie mit diesem gemeinsam bis 1905 Studienfahrten in die nähere Umgebung Frankfurts, nach Wetzlar und Braunfels sowie zwischen 1905 und 1913 nach Belgien und Holland, an die deutsche Nordseeküste, nach Sylt, Helgoland, in die Schweiz und nach Norditalien unternommen haben. Sie malte Landschaften, Porträts und Genrebilder. In engem brieflichem Kontakt stand sie mit Berta Riehl, Ehefrau des Kulturhistorikers und Novellisten W.H. Riehl, dessen Tochter Helene Riehl (geb. 1850) eine Landschaftsmalerin wurde. Laut einer überlieferten Anmerkung der Künstlerin war sie in Weimar eine Schülerin des Malers und Radierers F. Preller d. Ä. (1804-1878).

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        La locomotive actuelle étude générale sur les types récents de locomotives à grandes puissances complément au traité pratique de la machine locomotive

      III-334 pp., 22 pl. dont 8 Paris, librairie polytechnique Ch.Béranger, 1906, in-4, III-334 pp, 22 pl. dont 8 pl. dépliantes, percaline bordeaux de l'éditeur, Maurice Demoulin est un ingénieur des arts et manufactures français du XIXè siècle. Il a notamment paru "La locomotive actuelle" ou encore "Les paquebots à grande vitesse et les navires à vapeur" Envoi de l'auteur " à Monsieur Houillier" 132 figures dans le texte et 40 planches hors texte. Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris. Légères rousseurs éparses, dos insolé.

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        A Book of Saints and Wonders Put Down Here by Lady Gregory According to the Old Writings and the Memory of the People of Ireland.

      Dundrum:: The Dun Emer Press,, 1906.. First edition. A Fine copy with original letter by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats. Quarter Linen with red printed paper label over blue French paper boards. (4),[4], b [1] 99 [100], (6) pp. One of 200 copies printed on Irish-made paper and printed in red and black by Elizabeth Corbet Years at the Dun Emer Press, in the house of Evelyn Gleeson at Dundrum in the County of Dublin, finished on the Eve of Lady Day in the year 1906. Includes letter by Elizabeth Yeats dated July 27, 1905.

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        Tuskegee and its People: Their Ideals and Achievements

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 354 pp. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing with (1) at the end of the text on page 354. Near Fine with gilt stamping strong and bright, several small patches of wear to the surface of the cloth, light rubbing at corners and spine ends, front and rear inner hinges exposed leaving binding a bit tender. The famous African-American educator's account of building the Tuskegee Institute, a private black university in Alabama.

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        La téléphotographie. Choix et emploi du téléobjectif pour le paysage, le portrait, les sujets d'architecture et la stéréoscopie

      de 74, (2) pages et 16 pages Paris, Charles Mendel, [circa 1906], in-8, de 74, (2) pages et 16 pages du catalogues de Mendel, exemplaire broché, couverture imprimée en noir, Unique édition rare. Dans cet ouvrage, qui fait partie de la Bibliothèque générale de photographie, l'auteur étudie le fonctionnement optique d'un téléobjectif, puis son emploi pour la prise de vue de paysages, de portrait et de sujets d'architectures. Intéressante plaquette technique qui fait le point sur un des outils photographiques les plus usités aujourd'hui. Bon exemplaire.

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        Bijutsu Sekai (or The Worlds of Arts), No 13

      Tokyo, Shun'yodo, ca. 1906, 16 x 25 cm, List of the contents given in English at the beginning. Drawings and pictures by the artists: Suzuki Kiitsu, Okumura Masanobu, Sudsuki Shônen, Kikuchi Yosai, Matsumoto Füko, Maruyama Okyoh, Hanabusa Itchô, Utamaro, Sugawara Hakuryu, Kubota Beisen, Mori Sosen, (Signatures of:) Okyoh, Watanabe Seitei, Shen Nampin, Kamakura. KEYWORDS:japan/maps

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        Leuchtturm Emden Westmole (Emden II) mit Blick aufs offene Meer.

      1906 1906 - Original-Ölgemälde auf Leinwand in goldfarbenem Holzrahmen. Bildgröße ca. 58,5x72 cm, Rahmengröße ca. 76x88,5 cm. Stimmungsvolle Ansicht des 1899 erbauten Emdener Leuchtturms an der Westmole von Land aufs Meer blickend. In der Abenddämmerung zieht am Horizont ein Dreimaster entlang, kurz hinter dem Leuchtfeuer ein Fischkutter, etwas weiter draußen ein kleiner Dampfer und links davon ein kleiner Dampfschlepper. Vom polnischen Marinemaler Antoni Pawlowski (geb 1875 - gest. um 1906) unten links signiert und datiert: 1906. In einem Prachtrahmen der Zeit, dieser mit vereinzelten Abplatzstellen. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Milligan Sloane. Complete in Four Volumes

      New York: The Century Co., 1906, Hardback, 1906 Edition. Fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling and rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Book plate of Sir Henry Kimber Bart. ; 0 pages; Description: 4 v. Ports. , maps. 22 cm. Subjects: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 - Bibliography. France --History --Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815 - Bibliography. 0 pages. Inventory No: 109801.

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        FIGHTING THE POLAR ICE (SIGNED)

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. Anthony Fiala, Russell W. Porter, J.Knowles Hare. A bright, solid copy, in the original deep green cloth, of the first edition of this classic account of polar exploration and survival with a SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH by the author pasted in. Edges as issued - top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. Front board blind stamp ruled and illustrated, spine gilt titled. Beautifully illustrated throughout with photographs and sketches by the author, and nine full color reproductions from paintings by Russell W. Porter and J. Knowles Hare. Photo frontispieces to introduction (Wm Zeigler) and to text (Anthony Fiala) with tissue guards intact and complete, pp xxii, 296, appendix No V (six pp un-numbered). Large fold out map tipped in at rear. Evidence of a removed bookplate or other item to front pastedown with four dried glue spots and a vertical line about 1/4 inch wide and 7 ins high where surface of paper has been lifted. Pasted-in photo (photogravure?) bears the handwritten greeting "A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year / Anthony Fiala" all in blue ink. The image appears to have been professionally retouched to enhance contrast. Transparent tape has been added to corners and centre top and bottom of photo - which is also pasted in - below the epigraph. Map is clean, bright and complete with a 1 1/4 inch closed vertical tear along third crease line and a repaired 6 inch horizontal tear on the left side. Repair appears to have been made with Japanese paper and rice paste which has preserved paper and color. Faint foxing on map itself and a some minor but more noticeable foxing on two pages preceding map. Fiala's own account of the expedition planned and funded by William Ziegler for whom Fiala had been photographer on a previous expedition and to whom this book is dedicated, Ziegler having died just eighteen months before it's publication. The explorers never reached the North Pole, their ship America broke up and their prOvisions were lost. One of the company died before a rescue ship arrived some two years later but the rest, including Fiala, survived and returned to the U.S. Some nine years after his rescue Fiala accompanied Theodore Roosevelt on an expedition into unexplored regions of Brazil. Later in his eventful life Fiala gave illustrated lectures on these and other adventures. He is remembered as an explorer, photographer and graphic artist of considerable merit.

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        Jubilee Souvenir 1906.

      1906 - 30 photographic plates by Window and Grove. First edition. 4to., original white buckram over green cloth boards. London, Window & Grove. Inscribed to Francis Turner Palgrave's daughter Gwenllian by the author on the front free endpaper, 'Gwenny: with love from E.T. 1906', and on the blank following the title page, 'And one man in his time plays many parts: (and so does a woman!) Ellen Terry: 1906'. Gwenllian edited her father's journal, contributing a memoir. Covers soiled, some browning to the endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Robert Lewis Stevenson

      London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1906, 1906. THE PENTLAND EDITION. 20 vols., 9" x 6-1/8", limited to 1550 numbered copies of which this is #1461, frontis in each volume. Bound in 1/2 red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, others uncut, head and foot of spines fine, hinges fine, a VERY GOOD set.

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        La Doctrine secrète synthèse de la Science de la Religion...

      Publications Théosophiques Française Librairie de L' Art Indipéndant, 1906, 1907, 1904, 1907, 1910, 1909. H.-P. BLAVATSKY. Paris, Publications Théosophiques, 1906, 1907, 1904, 1907, 1910, 1909. La Doctrine secrète synthèse de la Science de la Religion & de la Philosophie. Seconda édition revue et corrigée. 6 volumi in-8°, br. orig.: 297 pp. con ritratto dell' Autore applicato; 468 pp.; 556 pp.; 440 pp.; 348 pp.; 319 pp. Contenuto: Cosmogenèse prima partie évolution cosmique - stances de Dzyan. Cosmogenèse seconda partie évolution du symbolisme. Terza partie Science occulte et Science moderne. > Anthropogénése. Le Symbolisme Archaique des religions appendice et 2 vol. de Miscellanées. I volumi sono in buono stato di conservazione. Solo il volume 3 ha la legatura leggermente allentata. Opera fondamentale per il teosofo. Spedizione in Europa tramite corriere internazionale euro 50. Uff. scat. 9

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        WHAT A SURPRISE

      - MOVEABLE. (NISTER) WHAT A SURPRISE by Constance Lowe. London: Nister, no date, ca 1906. 4to (7 1/2 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Slight bit of soil and rubbing else near Fine. There are 6 fine chromolithographed leaves operated with a complicated mechanism that has the upper picture open on the diagonal to reveal another below. This is a wonderful Nister mechanical with an unusual mechanism. See Peeps Into Nisterland p. 299. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRINCE MUDTURTLE

      Reilly & Britton Co. ,, Chicago 1906 - Color Illustrations; 61 pages; An exemplary copy of this scarce Baum book. Red dyed end paperss. Just a trace of smudging on the back cover. Binding lovely with very sharp corners. A new appearing FINE copy. With paper adhesion to red eps along glue lines. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kabinett-Fotografie von E. Bieber, Berlin & Hamburg, 1905 (Jahreszahl als Blindstempel). Auf der Vorderseite von Joseph Joachim mit Tinte gewidmet und signiert (Dem lieben Walter / von / Joseph Joachim / Weihnachten 1906).

      Ca. 14,6 x 10,4 cm (Fotografie), ca. 16,4 x 10,7 cm (Untersatzkarton). - Brustbild von Joseph Joachim mit Amtskette als Rektor der Königlich Akademischen Hochschule für ausübende Tonkunst zu Berlin. Foto am Rand leicht berieben, Untersatzkarton papierbedingt gebräunt, Widmung leicht verblichen.

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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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        The Jungle

      New York: The Jungle Publishing Co, 1906. First edition, later state with battered type on copyright page. [x], 413, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth (Doubleday binding with publisher's name stamped at foot of spine). Covers rubbed, spine faded, remnant of bookplate (perhaps the Sustainers' Edition label) on front pastedown, contemporary owner's signature to ffep. First edition, later state with battered type on copyright page. [x], 413, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. With Both Title-Pages. A rare variant containing both an integral Subscriber's edition title-page and a tipped-in Doubleday title-page, and bound in the Doubleday cloth.

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