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        Edurard Thöny: Halbwelt (Originalzeichnung)

      - Tusche (Pinsel, Feder, Spritztechnik) und Deckweiß auf Papier. 43,5 x 33 cm. Veröffentlicht: Simplicissimus. Jahrgang 11 (1906), Heft 6, Seite 99 Text: „Du hast gestern im „National“ einen Grafen kennen gelernt?“ – „Ja, es war aber eine Mesalliance. Er hatte keinen Pfennig Geld bei sich.“ Biografie: Eduard Thöny (1866 Brixen (Südtirol) - 1950 Holzhausen am Ammersee). Eduard Thöny wächst als Sohn südtiroler Eltern in München auf, wo er von 1886 bis 1892 Malerei an der Kunstakademie studiert. In dieser Zeit sowie in den folgenden Jahren unternimmt er mehrere Reisen nach Paris, Berlin und London, um sich mit der internationalen Illustrationskunst sowie den sozialen Milieus der Großstadt vertraut zu machen. Die dabei gewonnenen Eindrücke sind für seine künstlerische Entwicklung von nachhaltiger Bedeutung. Bereits während des Studiums verdient Thöny seinen Lebensunterhalt vorwiegend mit Zeichnungen für illustrierte Zeitungen. Die von ihm in den Münchner Humoristischen Blättern erscheinenden Beiträge erregen die Aufmerksamkeit des Verlegers Albert Langen, der ihn 1896 als Mitarbeiter für die im selben Jahr gegründete Zeitschrift Simplicissimus engagiert. Neben Thomas Theodor Heine, Bruno Paul und Ferdinand von Reznicek zählt Thöny zu den Simplicissimus-Zeichnern der ersten Stunde und hat entscheidenden Anteil am Aufstieg des Wochenblatts zu Deutschlands führender Satirezeitschrift. Bis zu ihrer Einstellung 1944 wird sie über 3.400 Karikaturen von ihm veröffentlichen. Thönys Domäne ist die Gesellschaftskarikatur. Ideen und Motive findet er sowohl im beschaulichen München als auch im kosmopolitischen Berlin, wobei er hier wie dort die Vertreter von Aristokratie und Proletariat, Militär und Bürgertum, Hautevolee und Bohème aus nächster Nähe beobachtet. Doch auch wenn gesellschaftlicher Dünkel, intellektuelle Beschränktheit und moralische Verwahrlosung gängige Themen seines Repertoires sind, zielt Thöny nicht auf die Verletzung der Dargestellten ab. Eher möchte er wie ein Anthropologe mit dem Zeichenstift den Menschentyp hinter dem Individuum erfassen. Bei den Lesern des Simplicissimus erfreuen sich Thönys Beiträge auf Anhieb großer Beliebtheit. Zwischen 1899 und 1910 verstärkt der Albert Langen-Verlag diese Entwicklung durch die Publikation von fünf Alben mit mehreren Hundert Zeichnungen des Künstlers („Der Leutnant“, „Thöny-Album“, „Militär“, „Vom Kadetten zum General“ und „Der Bunte Rock“). Aber nicht nur Motivwahl und bildnerischer Witz erklären den Erfolg von Thönys Werken, auch ihre ausgeklügelte und zugleich experimentelle Zeichentechnik. Neben Tusche und Deckweiß kommt häufig eine aufwendige Spritztechnik zur Anwendung, die den Arbeiten einen malerischen Charakter gibt. In den Jahren vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg werden sie von führenden deutschen Kunsthändlern in Einzel- und Kollektivausstellungen präsentiert, etwa von den Brüdern Bruno und Paul Cassirer in Berlin sowie der Modernen Kunsthandlung von Franz Joseph Brakl und der Galerie Heinemann in München.

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        Josefine Mutzenbacher oder Die Geschichte einer Wienerischen Dirne, von ihr selbst erzählt.

      Privatdruck, 1906. 383 S. 8°. Leineneinband. Erste Ausgabe. Nr. 717 der einmaligen Auflage von 1000 in der Maschine nummerierten Exemplaren nur für die Subskribenten gedruckt. \"Der Herausgber und der Verleger übernehmen gegenüber den Subskribenten die ausdrückliche Verpflichtung, niemals einen Neudruck zu veranstalten oder veranstalten zu lassen.\" Nachgebunden, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Versand D: 4,80 EUR Belletristik, Erotik, Österreichische Literatur

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        Panorama of Napels in 6 parts

      Amsterdam, N. J. Boom, 1906. Original photograph, silverprint, 17,3 x 140 cm. KEYWORDS:italy/napels/photo

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        Panorama van Amsterdam vanaf het Paleis op de Dam in 7 opnamen

      Amsterdam, N. J. Boom, 1906. Original collotype in 7 parts, 19,7 x 181 cm. A. A. Favier (1866-1931). KEYWORDS:netherlands/amsterdam/photo

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        Oriental watercolour. No place, 1906.

      1906. Watercolour and gouache on paper, signed. 23.8 x 34.8 cm. Rudolf Schima was a well-known Viennese cityscape painter, especially in watercolour. In 1906 he made a long trip to the Middle East, where he visited Egypt, Palestine, and the Islamic countries of North Africa.

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        Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula Vol. 1-2

      White Lotus, London 1906 - Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula Vol. 1-2 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        With Mask and Mitt

      Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1906 Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First Edition, 1906; scarce in dust jacket. Copyright page states: Published August 1906, with no mention of later printings. Book is in near fine condition in original olive cloth covered boards. Dust jacket is very good with some large chips along the edges and at corners. Piece missing at bottom of spine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Scorn of women in three acts

      New York: Macmillan, 1906. x, 256p. [iii] ads, characters, actors' description of characters, mild shelf wear otherwise a very good first edition of 920 copies in variant binding maroon cloth with white cloth spine, titles white on front cover, black on spine, no gilt on top edge. Sisson page 32, BAL11878. Stage play set in the Northwest Territories (Alaska) adapted from the short story of the same title from the collection "The God of His Fathers"

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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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        LOTO-BUS. Nouveau loto comique.

      Boite en bois d'origine 35x27 cm illustrée.Jeu de loto composé de 6 plateaux ( 25x17 cm) en carton représentant différentes lignes d'autobus parisiens: Ave Clichy-Odéon, Hôtel de Ville-Porte Maillot, Châtelet-Opéra, Odéon-St Sulpice-St Augustin, Palais-Royal-Gare St Lazare- Place Clichy, Châtelet-Bd Rochechouart.Les 54 cartons de format rectangulaire correspondant aux passagers en buste, hommes, femmes et enfants tous chapeautés sont à placer au niveau des fenêtres.Jetons et cartons sont dans leur sachet rose toilé d'origine.La règle du jeu est collée à l'intérieur du couvercle.La compagnie Générale des Omnibus met en circulation les premiers autobus en 1906 qui remplaceront les voitures hippomobilesRare et beau jeu complet

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        Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte.

      New York: The Century Co., 1906.. 4 volumes, quarto. Handsomely bound in quarter vellum over green buckram sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with 291 plates and maps, 79 in colour. Binding lightly aged only. A near fine set. The Princeton historian's monumental biography of the French Emperor.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Praesenzliste der Studiengenossenschaft "Baltia" in München. Handschrift.

      Ca. 32 x 19,5 cm. 156 Seiten, davon 122 mit Anwesenheitseintragungen und farbigen Zeichnungen. Mit einigen eingehefteten Beilagen. Pappband der Zeit mit aufgemaltem Wappen (nur noch teilweise vorhanden) und Biernägeln. Präsenzliste der Münchener "Baltia" (gegründet 1906) mit vielen handschriftlichen Einträgen und zahlreichen farbigen Zeichnungen u.a. von Rolf Jais und K. und E. Sporer. Jedes Treffen wurde farbenprächtig dokumentiert, u.a. mit Ansichten von München, Kneip- und Burschenschaftsszenen, humoristischen Szenen. Die Treffen fanden u.a. im Palais Porcia, im Gasthaus "Scheidecker Garten", Augustinerkeller und im Gasthaus "Tannenbaum" statt. Einband berieben, Rücken und Kanten stärker bestoßen. Farbenprächtig illustriert.

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        Caruso, Enrico, 1873 - 1921, der wohl berühmteste Tenor der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. -

      Porträt ausgeschnitten und auf eine Karte montiert. Von Caruso eigenhändig gewidmet und signiert in Hamburg 1906 an die Schauspielerin Käthe Frank-Witt, 1872 - 1916, Engagements u.A. im Thalia am Alstertor. 20 x 13,5 cm

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        Caruso, Enrico, 1873 ¿ 1921, der wohl berühmteste Tenor der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. ¿

      - Porträt ausgeschnitten und auf eine Karte montiert. Von Caruso eigenhändig gewidmet und signiert in Hamburg 1906 an die Schauspielerin Käthe Frank-Witt, 1872 ¿ 1916, Engagements u.A. im Thalia am Alstertor. 20 x 13,5 cm

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        WILSON'S PHOTOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE

      Benerman & Wilson, Philadelphia 1906 - 4tos., variable paginations, illustrated with engravings and photogravures. An original mounted photographic frontispiece or a photomechanical plate in each of the biweekly issues. 13 bound volumes, as follows: Volume 26, 1889 through Volume 36, 1899, with Volume 40, 1903 and Volume 43, 1906. The first 11 volumes are bound in contemporary quarter leather with marbled paper over board, t.e.g., and were acquired from the British Patent office, and bear their stamp throughout, often extending into the photograph. Hinges show moderate wear and rubbing. The volumes for 1903 and 1906 have been newly rebound in cloth over boards and have no ex-library markings. Very good. The first year of this title was 1889. In its earlier iteration as The Philadelphia Photographer and under the current title, Edward L. Wilson published the finest photographic magazine in America, dedicated to the advancement of the professional photographer through articles, reviews, illustrations and formulae. Alternating issues either had for the frontispiece an original albumen, or gas light photographs, or a photogravure, or other photomechanical process until 1896, when all frontispieces were photomechanical. WILSON'S PHOTOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE is a continuation of The Philadelphia Photographer; therefore, (Vol.1) 1889 is numbered Vol. 26; it ceased under this title in December 1914, when it was purchased by Thomas Coke Watkins, and continues as The Photographic Journal of America. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LA PERSE en Automobile à travers la Russie et le Caucase.

      Félix Juven 1906 - In-4 de 317 pp. 1 f.n.ch., cartonnage éditeur de toile beige de l'époque, titre encadré sur le premier plat, dos lisse, tête dorée. Les Roses d'Ispahan. Edition originale (Wilson : Bibliog. of Persia, p. 7). Ouvrage orné de nombreuses reproductions photographiques hors texte. "Péripéties du voyage qu'il fit en 1905 en compagnie des princes Emmanuel et Georges Bibesco et de leurs compagnes respectives. L'auteur traversa la Perse, le Caucase et une partie de la Russie, en automobile, à bord de deux Mercedes et d'une Fiat, faisant ainsi la premiere expédition de ce type". Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Lift Homeward. The Tea of Today is Ceylindo Tea. A Perfect Tea. Calendar 1906.

      The International Tea Company's Stores. London. 1906. - Chromolithographic poster, sheet size 30 x 20 inches. Creasing from rolling at upper edge; light soiling and wear to outer edges, old paper repair to tear at right lower edge (outside main image area); discoloration to lower right edge, light soiling in margins, spotting at lower left edge, chip to lower left edge (well outside image area); good, bright condition. Colorful image of two women - in costume of an earlier era - carrying a small child along a road with river, ships, and a bridge in the distance. The advertising banner at the lower edge includes the 1906 calendar months at left and right. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        UNDER THE PINES AND OTHER POEMS

      Winchester, VA: The Eddy Press Corporation, 1906. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Signed poem card laid in. Octavo. 44pp. First Edition copy in publisher's green cloth with titling blocked in gilt on the front board.The first book of poems by South Carolina's first poet laureate. There is offsetting to the front endpapers from discarded newspaper clippings. A poem card, "A Song of Hope," signed by Rutledge is laid in. Very Good+ binding.

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        Hockender Pavian. [Original-Keramikplastik / original ceramic sculpture].

      Ludwig Chateau, geboren 1906 in Düsseldorf, gestorben 1975 ebenda. Studium an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf bei Hubert Netzer und Alexander Zschokke. Original-Keramik. Am Boden signiert. Maße: ca. 25 x 15 cm, Gewicht 2,16 kg. Sehr gutes, tadelloses Exemplar. Original ceramic. Signed on bottom. Measure: ca. 25 x 15 cm, weight 2,16 kg. Mint condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Queen Anne.

      Paris, London & New York: Goupil & Co. 1906 - Full crushed morocco, 12.75 inches tall. A splendid binding by Gruel with raised bands and simple yet elegant gilt framed panels, boards and dentelles. Top edge gilt. Limited to just 200 copies of which this is number 11 printed on Japanese paper with the plates in duplicate. Fine colour frontispiece. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        The Jungle

      New York: The Jungle Publishing Co, 1906. First edition. Earliest issue with title-page integral, however on the front endpaper where the "Sustainer's Edition" label would have been are the remains of another incompletely removed bookplate. Inscribed by Sinclair to the poet Bliss Carman "with the greetings of The Author". Carman's poem "The Rough Rider" was included in the anthology Sinclair edited in 1915, "The Cry for Justice". Original green cloth, spine lettering partially effaced; a very good copy. Half morocco box.

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        Milano e la Esposizione internazionale del Sempione 1906.

      Milano, Fratelli Treves, 1906, in folio, bellissima legatura editoriale di lusso. veduta e fregi in oro al piatto anteriore e al dorso, minima mancanza ad un anglo anteriore, pp. 652 con una grande tavola piu' volte ripiegata ( di cm. 117) 4 tav. f. t. a colori , applicate su carta pesante. Centinaia di illustrazioni pittoriche e fotografiche anche a col. Pubblicazione a dispense (42) divenuta oggi poco comune e che descrive le fasi di costruzione dei padiglioni ed anche quelle del coevo Traforo del Sempione inaugurato in contemporanea, prosegue poi con la descrizione dei padiglioni e delle opere d'arte esposte.

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        Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, , 1906. (From "The Little White Bird"). Quarto. Original russet cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, dark grey endpapers with map to the front free endpaper. Colour frontispiece and 49 colour tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissues collected at end of text, by Rackham. Inscription rubbed out to front pastedown, ends of spine lightly bumped, corners and bottom edge with a touch of rubbing. A beautiful example of this title. First trade edition, first impression. After the enormous success of the play Peter Pan, which opened on 27 December 1904 and broke all previous theatrical records, Barrie sanctioned this publication, in collaboration with Rackham as illustrator. The text was extracted, with minor revisions, from Barrie's book-within-a-book in his London story-collection for adults, The Little White Bird (1902), and it was published specifically as a children's gift book. (The play remained unpublished until 1928.)

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        Koran

      [D. Bryce & Son] 1906 - 2.7 x 1.8 cm. Arabic text. unpaginated. India-paper. Title within decorated border. Headpieces & marginal decorations. Contemporary gilt-stamped limp red morocco in very good/ near fine condition, kept in original brass metal locket (3.3 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm.) with inset magnifying glass in upper lid (metal locket in very good condition). "The [miniature] Koran is another almost legendary title published by Bryce During World War I many copies were issued to Muslim soldiers fighting with the Allied troops and were often regarded as talismans. Lately it has become increasingly difficult to find copies of this book which thirty years ago was so common that an oriental bookseller of my acquaintance had an entire drawer full of them The great economic, political and spiritual revival which has taken place in the Arab world may perhaps account for the present scarcity and have led to the absorption of most of the remaining copies." (Bondy, 1981) Bondy p. 111. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Bund Deutscher Architekten, B.D.A.: Werke der Ortsgruppe Coln 1906

      1906. 79 pp. review of the work by major architects of Cologne, including Brantsky, Eberlein, Muller-Grah, Muller-Jena and Paffendorf, introduction by Edmond Renard, profusely illustrated with photos, plans and perspectives (2 in color). 4to. Wrpps. Berlin (Ernst Wasmuth) 1906.

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        Miniaturen Ausstellung Berlin 1906. Friedmann & Weber W. Königgraetzerst. 9 Tgl. 10 - 7 Sonntag 11 -2.

      Berlin, E. Saatz, 1906. OPlakat [ca. 71 x 47 cm], gerahmt. Mit der eingedruckten Namen Orliks. - Beeindruckende graphische Lösung. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst; Plakate; Plakatkunst

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        "Le Lion".

      1906 1Eau-forte en couleurs au repérage tirée à 100 ex., monogrammée et datée dans la plaque, signée au crayon sous le trait carré, 1906, cadre en bois doré mouluré, encadré par l'artiste. Oeuvre fine où tout l'éclat d'une beauté masculine et mondaine, vêtu d'un long manteau et d'un chapeau haut de forme, loin de briller dans les salons, s'isole dans l'atmosphère crépusculaire d'un jardin désert. Pâles rousseurs éparses. Provenance : collection personnelle de l'artiste.

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        "Le dandy".

      1Eau-forte en couleurs au repérage, monogrammée dans la planche, titrée et signée sous la plaque 1906, 20 x 17.5 cm. La rencontre de Georges Brummel et de Georges IV à Londres donne l'occasion à Bernard BOUTET de MONVEL de mettre en scène les dandys d'Outre-Manche dans ce milieu du XIXe siècle. Ce dandy, sous la silhouette du beau Brummel,en rédingote et haut de forme, fut aussi titré "Le beau". Justifié numéro 10 d'un tirage de 100 exemplaires.

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        "Le Beau".

      1Eau-forte en couleurs au repérage, monogrammée dans la planche, signée sous la plaque, 1906, 20 x 17.5 cm., cadre doré au décor d'abeilles style Directoire. La rencontre de Georges Brummel et de Georges IV à Londres donne l'occasion à Bernard BOUTET de MONVEL de mettre en scène les dandys d'Outre-Manche dans ce milieu du XIXe siècle. Ce dandy, sous la silhouette du beau Brummel,en rédingote et haut de forme, fut aussi titré "Le dandy". Provenance : collection personnelle de Bernard Boutet de Monvel. Petits accrocs au cadre.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chrétien]
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        Sechs Lithografien zu Alexander Bloks Poem Die Zwölf.

      2, 2 Bl. (Text), 6 Originallithographien, Kart-Mappe m. losen Blättern in Kart.-Schuber, mappe min angeschmutzt, tadell. (= Grafik-Edition X). Herausgegeben von Lothar Lang und Hans Marquardt. Die Grafiken alle signiert u. dat.Nr. 125 von 225 arab. num. Expl.Fritz Cremer (1906 -1993 in Berlin) deutscher Bildhauer, Grafiker und Zeichner, später Vizepräsident der Akademie der Künste der DDR. Berühmt ist sein Buchenwald-Denkmal.Alexander Alexandrowitsch Blok (1880 -1921), Dichter der russischen Moderne. Er war neben Andrei Bely der wichtigste Vertreter der so genannten zweiten Generation der Symbolisten.

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        "Le Gueux".

      1906 1Eau-forte en couleurs au repérage tirée à 60 ex. (N° 32), signée dans la plaque, signée au crayon sous le trait carré, titrée et numérotée sous le coup de plaque, (ca 1906) , 22.1 x 24.1 cm. Un vagabond au pantalon rapiécé et aux semelles percées dîne chichement de pain et de vin sur le bord de la route. Inf. rognures et saliss. aux marges.

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        The Birds of the British Islands.

      London: E. Grant Richards,, 1906-11. 5 volumes, quarto (322 x 246 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, spines gilt tooled on the raised bands, red pebble-grain cloth sides, top edges gilt, untrimmed, marbled endpapers. 318 gravure plates (with captioned tissue guards) by Lilian M. Medland, 2 folding coloured maps; title pages printed in red & black. Spines lightly sunned and with a few marks. A very good set. First edition. Stonham (1858-1916) "was senior surgeon to the Westminster Hospital... [and] was decorated for services in South Africa as chief surgeon and officer commanding the Imperial Yeomanry Field Hospital". The illustrator, Lilian Medland (1880-1955) has been described by the National Library of Australia as "much-overlooked but brilliant". "With a privileged upbringing, educated at home by a governess, the adventurous young Lilian also had the opportunity to walk in Scotland and travel abroad, enjoying mountain climbing, skiing and skating in Switzerland and Austria, and sketching wherever she happened to be. At 16, she began nursing training at Guy's Hospital in London. Here, fortuitously the leading surgeon... Charles Stonham, a keen ornithologist, noticed her sketching ability and encouraged her, setting her on her second and lifelong career. Stonham was compiling a major work, The Birds of the British Islands... Medland's drawings reveal keen and accurate observation. Where possible she showed birds in lifelike attitudes... Owls and raptors were always her favourites and her paintings proclaim the drama of their power" (Christobel Mattingley, Seen but Not Heard: Lilian Medland's Birds, 2014, pp. 9-10). In 1923 Medland married the conchologist and ornithologist Tom Iredale and they moved to Sydney, Australia.

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        THE LETTERS OF HORACE WALPOLE (9 VOL SET - COMPLETE)

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. Hardcover. Near Fine. 6 x 9 in. Custom bound by Morrell, London. Half brown calf with marbled paper, red and brown spine labels, raised bands, gilt spine decoration, gilt upper edge, matching marbled endpapers. Condition of all is NEAR FINE ; leather still supple with no cracking whatsoever. Covers extremely clean and fresh with a few tiny flaws to the calf, ocasional light foxing on the pages. Bindings are very tight. PO's bookplate on front pastedowns. Fine Bindings. RGR.

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        Das Dorf Mit 12 chromolithographischen Tafeln.

      Nürnberg, Stroefer [1906]. - Qu.-gr.-4°. [7] Kartons als Leporello, mit 12 Tafeln und illustriertem Vorderdeckel. Original-Halbleinwand. Geringf. braun- und fingerfleckig. Etwas gelockert. Ein Leinwandstreifen farblich angepaßt ersetzt, dort eine Tafel mit Papierfehlstelle im weißen Rand, die Tafel vis-à-vis mit kl. Fehlstelle im Bildrand. Eine Tafel mit kaum sichtbarem Einriß. Der hintere (unbedruckte) Deckel mit einer Eckverstärkung. Gesamtlänge des Leporellos ca 2,4 m, für das Bilderbuch insgesamt entsprechend 4,8 m (da die Kartons beidseitig bedruckt sind), wobei für die Abbildung des Vorderdeckels und des unbedruckten rückseitigen Deckels jeweils ca 34 cm in Abzug zu bringen sind in Hinsicht der Gesamtlänge der Abbildungen. - Ries, 1871-1914 S. 906: "auch Ausgabe ohne Text unter dem Titel 'Das Dorf in Bildern'; auch als Leporello". Schug 502: "Sachschilderung, jahreszeitliche Stimmung und Lokalkolorit gehen in diesem Buch [.] eine geglückte Verbindung ein. Es handelt sich um das schönste Beispiel Schweizer Heimatkunst im Bilderbuch, das merkwürdigerweise in einem deutschen Verlag (zugleich auch in einer Ausgabe ohne Text auf Pappe) erschienen ist." Vgl. Evers/May 53, Stuck-Villa I. 501 und Stuck-Villa II.325 (alle jeweils Ausgabe mit Text von Olaf Rau). Nicht bei Klotz (Erg.-Bd von mir nicht eingesehen) und Rammensee. Alle 3 Ausgaben: mit Text, gebunden ohne Text auf Pappe und ohne Text als Leporello finden sich bei Hinrichs 12.1330 zum identischen Preis. Die Ausgabe in Leporello-Form dürfte die seltenste sein. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmetz am Dom]
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        TRAITÉ DE DROIT COMMERCIAL, 4èmeéd. pour les t. I à III et 3èmeéd. pour les t. V à VIII

      , Paris, L.G.D.J. 1906-1909 / 1901-1903, 8 t. en 9 vol. in-8, demi-chagrin noir, tit. & tom. doré sur dos à 5 nerfs, filets dorés soulignant, (coiffes, mors et nerfs frottés, qq. épidermures, mq. p. de tit. du t. IV), intérieur frais.

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        Perspektivy russkoj revoljucii [Perspektiven der russischen Revolution / Perspectives of the Russian Revolution]. Text in Kyrillisch

      84 pages/Seiten. Private Halbleinwand mit Deckelschild (ordnungsgemäß ausgemustertes Bibliotheksexemplar mit einem Signaturschild auf dem vorderen Deckel und mehrfachen Stempeln auf dem Titelblatt recte bzw. verso, etwas berieben und bestoßen, sonst gutes und sauberes Exemplar). 8. Half-cloth with title on front cover (a littel rubbed and bumped, proper rejected library-copy with stamps on the title recto and verso, otherwise a good and clean copy). 8. Seltene zweite Ausgabe und erster Separatdruck des Textes, der ursprünglich als Vorwort zu "Nasha Revolyutsiya", bzw. "Nasha Revoliutsiia" (unter dem Titel "Itogi i perspektivy") in Sankt Petersburg 1906 erschien. - Vgl. Sinclair 171200 (3) bzw. 060600 (Seite 709 bzw. 22]. [= Social'no-politiceskaja Biblioteka 3]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Lorenz Kristen]
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        The Geese of Europe and Asia Being the description of most of the Old World species

      pp.viii, 198 with 24 colour chromolithograph plates of geese and their bills by F.W. Frohawk and coloured frontispiece by Dr. P.P. Sushkin. Royal 4to. In original green cloth boards, lightly rubbed, o/w. thor. vg. Minor, scattered foxing to contents, which are o/w. in fine condition. TEG. Bookplate of Arthur B. Duncan to front paste-down. A very pleasing copy. Dedication copy from Rowland Ward which reads ?Captain Stanley Flower, with Rowland Ward[s] Kind Regards 1906? to ffep. Captain Flower (1871-1946) was Director of the Cairo Zoological Gardens, Egypt between 1898 - 1924.

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        Writings & Life Without Principle Manuscript Leaf Edition

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1906 - Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Near Fine. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Near Fine. Numbered 217/600, 20 volume set by Houghton Mifflin (signed by publisher) and issued with an inset leaf of original manuscript from Life without Principle. Unlike most manuscript sets, this has an iconic leaf: several of the most memorable passages (over 350 words in ink and pencil) from Thoreau's famous essay Life Without Principle. Written in 1854, at the time Walden was being published. Thoreau anticipated getting lecture invitations based on Walden, and this was to be his most important statement on work, money, and the purpose of life. Thoreau finished revisions of the essay (including on this leaf) very near his death. The essay was originally published in Atlantic Magazine in 1863. Robert Richardson, in his wonderful biography of Thoreau, states that the essay is "a jeremiad against both the Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism." The passages in this leaf are justly famous: "The ways by which you may get money almost without exception lead downward. To have done anything by which you earned money merely is to have been truly idle or worse. If the laborer gets no more than the wages which his employer pays him, he is cheated, he cheats himself. If you would get money as a writer or lecturer, you must be popular, which is to go down perpendicularly. Those services which the community will most readily pay for, it is the most disagreeable to render. You are paid for being something less than a man. The State does not commonly reward a genius any more wisely. Even the poet laureate would rather not have to celebrate the accidents of royalty. [Paragraph break] As for my own business, even that kind of surveying which I could do with most satisfaction my employers do not want. They would prefer that I should do my work coarsely and not too well, ay, not well enough. [Paragraph break] The aim of the laborer should be, not to get his living, to get "a good job," but to perform well a certain work; and, even in a pecuniary sense, it would be economy for a town to pay its laborers so well that they would not feel that they were working for low ends, as for a livelihood merely, but for scientific, or even moral ends. Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it. [Paragraph break] [unpublished] Commonly, if a temple is to be built, the work goes to the lowest bidder. It would be wiser to give it to the highest bidder. The question is not how the work may be well, only cheaply done. [pencil] But the fault is as much with workers as with employers. [paragraph break] [In pencil] If a man walk in the woods for love of them half of each day and see his fellows [illegible phrase] he is esteemed a loafer; but if he spends his whole day as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making earth bald before her time, he is esteemed an industrious and enterprising citizen." In The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau, William Howarth explains that Houghtin Mifflin purchased "bundles of loose manuscripts, already used by printers in making some of Thoreau's earliest volumes." Not surprisingly, most of the these manuscripts were from the Journal, four volumes of which Houghtin Mifflin had alread published in its "seasons" series (spring, summer, autumn, winter). Sets with book or essay manuscript pages are thus scarcer, and sets with quotable manuscript passages are rarest of all. The 20 volume set itself is bound in the usual buckram with minor wear. The paper labels on the spines have some chipping, but the contents are beautifully clean. The leaf is clean and pristine, not a hint of wear. An extremly desirable leaf in a set crying out for a fine binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Rare Books]
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        Nel Paese die Veleni - Fra I Sakai. Note ed Osservazioni d'un Colono del Perak (Peninsola di Malacca) riccamente illustrate con Fotografie originali.

      Guiseppe Civelli, Verona, 1906. - EA. Mit 54 Tafeln mit fotogr. Abb. Original-Broschureinband. (6), 260 S. 8°. Einband gering fleckig, die Tafeln im Schnitt gering fleckig, ansonsten sauber und vollständig. Diese Erstausgabe von 1906 ist extrem selten, in kleinster Auflage erschienen, nur in zwei Bibliotheken weltweit nachweisbar (KvK). Cerruti, ein italienischer Forscher, Ethnologe und eminent informierter und fleissiger Allround-Wissenschaftler, war u.a. mit Modigliani und von Brenner auf Nias, später dann war er viele Jahre lang Superintendent für die Belange der sog. Sakai in Malaysia, unter denen er lange lebte. Er kehrte im Jahre 1906 kurz zurück nach Italien, um anläßlich der Internationalen Weltausstellung in Mailand dieses Buch zu präsentieren, das nur in allerkleinster Auflage erschien (siehe Vorwort der 2. Ausgabe von 1931). Im gleichen Jahre 1906 erschien der Klassiker von Skeat/Blagden ( Pagan races oft he Malay Peninsula), die meistens der enthaltenen Fotos sind von Cerruti. Zwei Jahre später erschien eine englische Ausgabe (My Friends the Savages, Como 1908), mit weniger und teils bearbeiteten Fotografien, ebenfalls sehr selten, ebenfalls beim Antiquariat KAIAPO erhältlich.

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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, owner inscribed 1906, some cover soil and corners worn, 5 archival margin mends and one slightly into a picture else clean, tight and VG. 1st edition. This is the story of Golliwogg Crusoe, stranded on an island and saved by the Dutch Dolls. Featuring 31 great full page chromolithographs by Bertha to accompany text by her mother Florence.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Fanciful Fowls

      (1906) 1st edition 6.2 x19.2cm small landscape green cloth pictorial boards pictorial endpapers unpaginiated 126pp printed on one side of the page only with alternating images and text. This is a very good plus copy of an extremely scarce Charles Robinson illustrated book that has some beautiful and charming illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Sheila Rainford]
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        Lord Randolph Churchill.

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1906. 2 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, titles and gilt rules to spines, title and Marlborough crest gilt and blind rules to front boards. Photogravure portrait frontispieces, 13 plates and 3 facsimiles, one folding, one double-page. Faint ownership signature to front free endpapers. Spines slightly faded, edges of covers a little faded, surface slightly abraded, tips bumped, internally clean. A very good set. First edition, first impression. Churchill's biography of his father was published on 2 January 1906 to "almost universal acclaim in the Press" (Churchill Winston S. Churchill II) the Sunday Times remarking on Churchill's "maturity of judgement, levelheadedness and discretion" and the Spectator praising his style: "He has chosen the grand manner... but the general effect is of dignity and ease." Churchill also received plaudits from a number of well-known political biographers, J. A. Spender, biographer of Campbell-Bannerman and Asquith, called it a "brilliant book", and W. F. Monypenny, author of the Life of Disraeli, remarked that "alike in style and architecture and for its spirit, grasp and insight the book seems to me truly admirable".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PRIMER LLIBRE D EXLIBRIS D EN TRIADÓ

      Imprenta Elzeviriana,, Barcelona 1906 - Tiratge de 300 exemplars. Text d en Miquel y Planas Ramon. 72 pags. magnificament editat, llibre molt rar en comerc. Size: 25 X 19 Apaisat [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        Die 53 Stationen des Tokaido. Serie von 55 kolorierten Holzschnitt-Postkarten mit Album.

      Kyoto (Fujisawa Hakkô) 1906 - 55 farbige Postkarten + 1 Karte mit Inhaltsübersicht; je 9 x 14 cm. Dazu separat das Original-Album in Leporelloform mit illustriertem Vorderdeckelbezug und Titel, Hinterdeckel mit dünner Seide bezogen, 23,5 x 16 cm (Album bestoßen, Bezugspapier mit Randfehlstellen, Seidenbezug zerschlissen). - Die Karten von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung * Komplette Serie von Original-Farbholzschnitten, gefertigt und herausgegeben von dem Verleger Fujisawa Bunjiro in Kyoto im Jahr Meiji 39 (1906). - Exzellente Arbeit nach dem Original von Utagawa Hiroshige. Die Anfang der 1830er Jahre entstandene Holzschnitt-Serie "Tokaido gojusan tsugi" zeigt die 53 Raststationen der Überlandstraße von Edo (heute Tokyo) nach Kyoto; dazu den Startpunkt Nihonbashi und das Ziel Sanjo Ohashi.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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