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        ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR FOR "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" "How now, spirit! whither wander you?"

      Heinemann 1908 - A fine original pen, ink and watercolour painting published in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in 1908. Signed and dated in the lower left hand corner. The image is in very good condition, with no repair or damage, there is a small spot of browning to Puck's left hand. 26.5cm x 17cm. The watercolour illustrates Act II, scene I. Exhibited Leicester Galleries October 1908. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The True History of the Conquest of New Spain

      Cambridge, Hakluyt Society, 1908 5 volumes: lxv+396 pages with 18 illustrations, including frontispiece and 5 maps (some folding including two in back pocket); xvi+343 pages with 13 illustrations including frontispiece and folding panoramas, 2 maps (including one folding in back pocket); portfolio of 13 folding maps and plans; xiv+395 pages with 6 illustrations including frontispiece and maps including one folding in back pocket; xv+463+[i]-xxxvi pages with 5 illustrations including 3 folding maps in back pocket. Octavo (9" x 6") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial representation of the ship Victoria on the cover, decorative blind stamp to covers. Edited by Genaro Garcia. Translated and edited by Alfred Percival Maudslay. Hakluyt Society Second Series Volumes 23, 24 25, 30 and 40. 1st edition. First published in 1601 in Spanish and first published in English in 1800. Volume one contains Books I through V, 1517 to 1519, considering the discover and expeditions of Francisco Hernandez de Cordova and Hernan Cortes, the march inland, and the war in Tlaxcala. Volume two contains Books V to IX, 1519 to 1520, concerning the march to Mexico, the stay there, the expedition against Narvaez, the flight from Mexico and the halt at Tepeaca. Volume three a portfolio of maps and plans, several dating from the sixteenth century, of the valley and city of Mexico. Volume four contains Books X-XIII, relating the siege and capture of Mexico, 1521, and the ensuing settlement. Volume five contains Books XIV to XVII, relating the expedition to Honduras, the return to Mexico, the rule of the Audiencia there, and the record of the conquistadors, with and appendix including the fifth letter of Cortes to the Emperor Charles V, 1526. The True History of the Conquest of New Spain, written by Bernal Diaz del Castillo, one of the Conquerors, was known and appreciated by historians and bibliographers before it was published. Antonio de Herrera quotes it frequently, Friar Juan de Torquemada also refers to it on several occasions, and Licentiate Antonio de Leon Pinelo devotes some line to it in his brief bibliography. Although the original manuscript has always been kept in Guatemala, first by the Author, and afterwards by his descendants, and still later by the Municipality of the Capital, in whose archives it is preserved today, a copy of it was made in the sixteenth century and sent to Spain to King Philip II and was there consulted by the Royal chroniclers. After its publication in Madrid by Friar Alonzo Remon of the Order of Mercy in the year 1632 the True History was universally accepted from that time onwards as the most complete and trustworthy of the chronicles of the Conquest of New Spain. A second edition followed almost immediately in the same city, some four years later a third, a fourth, and a fifth. It was translated in to English by Maurice Keatinge in 1800 and John Ingram Lockhard in 1844; into German by J von Rehfues in 1838 and Karl Ritter in 1848; into French by D Jourdanet in 1876 and Jose Maria de Heredia in 1877, and into Hungarian by Karoly Brozik in 1878 and Moses Gaal in 1899. Several of these translations obtained the honors of a second edition, as that of Keatinge in 1803, that of Rehfues in 1843 and that of Jourdanet in 1877. Condition: Corners bumped and rubbed, book plate on front paste downs, spine ends moderately rubbed with some mild chips, front and back page ends foxed, spine sunned, some inner hinges cracked, half titles age darkened, some foxing. Over all a good to very good set.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. Bd. 1 - 24 (24 Bände)

      Meyer, Leipzig Wien - 1908 - 1913; mit mehr als 17.600 Abbildungen im Text u. auf teils ausfaltbaren 1610 Bildtafeln (darunter farbige Chromolithographien), Karten, u. Plänen sowie 180 Textbeilagen; 6., gänzlich neubearbeitete u. vermehrte Aufl., neuer Abdruck; hier 24 Bände: Bde. 1 - 20, Bd. 21 Ergänzungen und Nachträge, Bd. 22 Jahres-Supplement 1909 - 1910, Bd. 23 Jahres-Supplement 1910 - 1911, Bd. 24 Jahres-Supplement 1911- 1912; zus. über 21.500 S.; unikate Meistereinbände, massive moderne Handeinbände in braunem Halbleinen mit durchgefärbten schwarzen Deckeln ohne Überzugs- u. Vorsatzpapier, rundum Schwarzschnitt u. mit Rückentitel in Gold von Frida Schoy (1889 - 1963, Schülerin von Otto Dorfner, Dozentin an der Folkwang-Schule, Buchbinderin, zuletzt in Essen), vermutlich aus den dreissiger Jahren; jeder Band mit Schoys persönlichem handnumerierten ExLibris aus Japan-Papier auf dem Innendeckel; ausserordentlich stabile Bände in einzigartiger, für die damalige Zeit wohl hochmoderner Ausstattung; Unikat aus der Hand und aus der Bibliothek der bedeutenden Einbandkünstlerin; gering berieben, Rücken gelegentlich leicht fleckig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Les 9 et 10 Thermidor An IIe de la Republique (27 and 28 Juillet 1794). Soixante dix-sept facsimiles d'estampes et documents originaux reunis decrits et classes par Andre Marty et precedes d'une introduction de G. LeNotre

      Paris: Andre Marty. 1908. One of 200 copies only, numbered on colophon page, with Acheve d&#39;imprimer noting that heliotypes are by Leon Marotte, pochoirs by Jean Saude and printed on papiers anciens of Jean Barry, and photographs by Langlois. Page size: 11 x 14 inches; 77 pages of facsimiles; 20pp. introduction and commentary; indices for before Thermidor and "Les Deux Journees". Bound: handsomely rebound in 3/4 red morocco with red and blue marbled endpapers, , top edge gilt, double row of headbands in blue, red and white, original wrappers bound in, near fine.& the text contains portraits, cartoons, facsimiles of the broadside printing of "The Rights of Man" as well as documents pertaining to the revolutions, most taken from the originals at the National Archives of France. An extraordinary account of a very troubled period in France copied from original sources by all print means available in 1908. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/1630.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        The Roly-Poly Pudding

      Frederick Warne and Co., London 1908 - [8], 69pp, [1]. Original cloth, bevelled edges. Title to spine, upper cover with title to head, author and publisher to foot, between is an on laid colour illustration of Samuel Whiskers, decorative endpapers. A hint of foxing to top and fore-edges of text block, internally occasional very light foxing, mainly towards fore-edge margin, but generally bright and clean. Small booksellers label to foot of rear pastedown. Frontispiece and seventeen full page colour illustrations (as called for). Now housed in a velvet lined, drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title in gilt to spine and again to upper cover, with the illustration from the front book replicated on the front of the box, the box is very slightly rubbed to extremities. Quinby 15, Linder, pages 191-194 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Anne of Green Gables

      L. C. Page & Company 1908 - First Printing April 1908. Nicely rebound in similar green cloth, keeping much of the original green cloth on spine and boards. Pictorial pastedown is rubbed and faded. New endpapers. One plate is torn. A few pages have very light marginal soiling. A very stable lovely copy of this hard-to-find first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bearly Read Books]
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        Histoire de Saturnin, portier des Chartreux, écrite par lui-même (A. D. 1741). Version complète originale collationnée sur le manuscrit n° 412B de la Bibliothèque de l"Arsenal (Fonds de la Bastille) et purgée des addenda et variantes apocryphes contenus dans les éditions modernes.

      Paris: [C. Hirsch], MIMVIII (1908) - Edition privée imprimée pour les souscripteurs à trois cents exemplaires, celui-ci le n° 190 sur vélin; 199p.; frontispice et 9 planches hors-texte en héliogravure. Reliure moderne en demi-chagrin rouge, dos lisse orné, plats et gardes marbrés, couvertures et dos d"origine conservés. Bel exemplaire à grandes marges. Fameux ouvrage licencieux attribué à Gervaise de Latouche, avocat au parlement de Paris, et dont la première édition fut publiée en 1741. Les dix belles héliogravures sont attribuées à Paul Avril. Pia 624. B.N. Enfer 1259. Dutel 389.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        Les 9 et 10 Thermidor: An IIe de la République (27 et 28 Juillet 1794)

      André Marty, 24 Rue Duroc, Paris 1908 - Other credits: Louis Marotte (heliotypes), Jean Saude (pochoir printer), Wood, London (binding). Book title in English: The 9th and 10th of Thermidor: Second Year of the Republic (July 27 and 28, 1794). Provenance: Archibald Philip Earl of Roseberry, bookplate inside front cover. Rare limited edition book comprising text with a collection of printed facsimiles of memorabilia dealing with the events of the 27th and 28th of July 1794, during the second year of the French Revolution. It includes 77 plates, including heliotypes and pochoir prints, of original prints and documents, compiled, described and classified by André Marty, with an introduction by G. Lenotre, an expert on the Revolution and the Reign of Terror. The illustrations appear in both color and black-and-white, and include portraits, letters, decrees, views and caricatures. The pictures vary in size from full-page to smaller ones tipped onto larger pages. Attractively bound in red leather, this would make a wonderful gift for someone interested in the French Revolution. The book begins with a full text description of events on July 27 and 28, 1794, called the 9th and 10th day of Thermidor in the Republican calendar adopted for a 13-year period after the French Revolution. On 9 Thermidor, an insurrection rose up against Maximilien Robespierre, who was then guillotined the following day, ending the Reign of Terror. Théodore Gosselin (1855-1935), who wrote under the pen name of G. Lenotre (the surname litrally means "ours"), was from the Lorraine region. When Germany annexed the territory, his country chose France. Moving to Paris, he obtained a position in the finance ministry, but his true passion was history. He published articles in publications such as Figaro, Revue des deux mondes, Monde illustré and Temps. He also produced numerous works dealing with the French Revolution, especially the Reign of Terror, constructed from his research into primary documents of the era. Lenotre's work was recognized and admired by his contemporaries -- he was made an officer of the Legion of Honor and in 1932 was elected to the Académie Française. Condition: Generally very good, the interior contents with usual light overall toning though little to no wear. Some scattered foxing to preliminary and end blank pages. Covers very good with scattered wear, mostly to edges. Some fraying of edges and spine, as usual, though very much intact. Light scratching to cover design. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Glazer Gallery]
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        The Life of James McNeill Whistler

      William Heinemann, London 1908 - Two volumes. Small quartos. Rebound contemporarily in three-quarter red morocco gilt and cloth, with the original spine and printed paper from the front board bound in. Small leather bookplate of investment banker and philanthropist Adolph Lewisohn, and a Whistler postage stamp, on the pastedown of each volume, some light rubbing and edge wear at the extremities, else near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Golf And Tennis Photo Album (aviemore & Bedford)

      none 1908 - Candid photo album of ladies and gentlemen playing golf, tennis and punting in Aviemore and Bedford in 1907 and 1908. Small album containing 24 photos of recreational golfers in Aviemore and Bedford. Very good in contemporary silver embossed photo album, lightly rubbed but overall very good. Hand-dated 1907 and 1908.

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        MORBIDECES / Prólogo de Ramón Gómez de la Serna

      - [PRIMERA EDICION].- Madrid: Imprenta "El Trabajo", 1908.- 156 p., [2 h.]; 8º (18,5 cm.); Papel verjurado; Excelente Enc. en Plena piel chagrén, lomo dorado con 5 nervios, estuche.- El plano posterior tiene en la piel una pequeña señal de mínima importancia. El papel esta algo oscuro por su calidad, cosa común en todos los ejemplares. La portada y algunas hojas más tienen un leve moteado, y las páginas 82 y 83 contienen cada una 3 notitas marginales manuscritas en lapiz tintado. RARISIMO EJEMPLAR que, a pesar de lo descrito, se encuentra EN MAGNIFICO ESTADO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of Maps and Seismograms accompanying the report of the State Earthquake Investigation Commission upon the California Earthquake of April 18, 1906

      Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908. First. First edition. Large folio. 25 color maps and 15 seismograms. Complete. Measures approximately 19" x 24". Contemporary dark green publisher&#39;s cloth. Ex-library copy with bookplate and perforated stamp on the title page and plates. Wear to the board edges and corners, the front hinge is partially split and loose, else very good. Very fine and detailed topographical maps of the San Andreas Fault and surrounding areas in California and Nevada. .

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        Six mois chez les Touareg du Ahaggar. Illustrations photographiques d&#146;après les clichés de MM. le Lieutenant-Colonel Laperrine, les Lieutenants Voinot et Cannac et le Médecin aide-major de 1er classe Dautheville.

      Alger, Typographie Adolphe Jourdan, Imprimeur-Libraire-Éditeur, 1908 - In-8° ; XXIII-233 pp.-1 panorama photographique replié h.-t.-70 illustrations photographiques in-texte et nombreuses figures in-texte-1 carte repliée h.-t. in-fine, pleine toile noire, dos lisse, p. de titre en maroquin vert, couvertures vertes imp. en noir conservées de l&#146;éditeur, rel. post., bel exemplaire. Édition originale rare et recherchée. FIRST EDITION. VERY SCARCE. GOOD COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Simplicissimus. Illustrierte Wochenschrift. 13. Jg., I. Halbjahr (April bis September 1908) und II. Halbjahr (Oktober 1908 bis März 1909).

      A. Lange,, München, 1908 - 2 Bde. München, A. Lange, 1908 - 1909. Fol. V + 1 n.n. + 452, V + 1 n.n.+ S. 453 - 888. OHLwd. Komplett, mit allen Beiblättern. - Ebd. etw. berieben, tlw. stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. - Enthält die Themenhefte: Risko, Balkan, und Karneval. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Complete Writings, The [Authors Edition]

      East Aurora, New York: The Roycroft Shop, 1908. - "One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man"One Hundred and Seventy "Potted" Biographies of Great Men and WomenHUBBARD, Elbert. The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard. East Aurora, New York: The Roycroft Shop, [1908-1915].Author&#146;s Edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets, signed by the author, this being Number 885. Twenty large quarto volumes (11 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches; 289 x 195 mm.). Title-pages printed in red and black. Photogravure frontispieces and plates. With two pages of Autograph Manuscript in pencil mounted between pp. 124 and 125 in Volume I. Printed on Roycroft handmade paper in black and reddish brown with large decorative initials in green and reddish brown. Title-page and initial letters designed by Dard Hunter.Publisher&#146;s three-quarter dark blue levant morocco, decoratively tooled in blind, over blue boards. Spines decoratively tooled in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, others uncut. Neat ink signature on front blank of first volume. Some light 'mottling' to board sides but still a very fine set.Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915), "founded an art colony in East Aurora (near Buffalo, N.Y.), where his Roycroft Press imitated with more enthusiasm than success the typography of William Morris&#146;s Kelmscott Press Among his numerous writings is the series of 170 Little Journeys to homes of great men [English Authors, Great Musicians, Eminent Artists, Eminent Orators, Great Philosophers, Great Scientists, Great Lovers, and Great Reformers]. His best-known work is the narrative essay A Message to Garcia (1899), a typical, timely, Hubbard-inspirational account of an incident in the Spanish-American War, which appealed to industrial magnates so poignantly that they distributed countless copies to promote greater efficiency among their employees. Hubbard died in the sinking of the Lusitania" (The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature)."Hubbard described himself as an anarchist and a socialist. He believed in social, economic, domestic, political, mental and spiritual freedom. In A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things (1901), Hubbard explained his Credo by writing "I believe John Ruskin, William Morris, Henry Thoreau, Walt Whitman and Leo Tolstoy to be Prophets of God, and they should rank in mental reach and spiritual insight with Elijah, Hosea, Ezekiel and Isaiah."McKenna 158, 177, 194, 205, 210, 216, and 227.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        MARS AS THE ABODE OF LIFE

      NY: Macmillan. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Light rubs at spine ends, corners slightly bumped; Small note on card stock initaled by Lowell (P. L.) laid in; Photographs and drawings .

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        La folie de Jésus, son hérédité, sa constitution, sa physiologie - La folie de Jésus, ses connaissances, ses idées, son délire, ses hallucinations.

      Maloine 1908 - - Maloine, Paris 1908, 16x21cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Deuxième édition en partie originale, revue et augmentée. Reliures en demi chagrin vert bouteille, dos lisses passés finement ornés, premiers plats de couvertures conservés, têtes dorées. Bel exemplaire avec les deux volumes en reliure uniforme. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Kaiser Karls Geisel. Ein Legendenspiel.

      Berlin: S. Fischer, 1908 (6. Aufl.). - 157 S., 8?, H.-Perg., Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, signiert, datiert und mit einer Widmung von G. Hauptmann. Text der Widmung: "Sagt niemand dass ich nur von Kindern lerne?" "Kaiser Karls Geisel", Gerhart Hauptmann Weihnachten 1914. Besitzername auf fliegendem Vorsatzblatt, sonst guter Zustand. - - - Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgabe von AbeBooks (der Preis richtet sich nicht nach Gewicht, sondern nach Anzahl der Artikel), kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen. - - - Please note: Because of AbeBooks' special requirement for shipping fees (price is per item, not per weight) shipping charges may be higher with heavy books or when comprising several volumes. 340 g 1 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Seefeld / E. Jetzer & Co.]
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        CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS, 3 VOLUMES

      Weidmannos, Berlin 1908 - RO40237151: 959 pages pour le tome I, 513 pages pour le tome II et 813 pages pour le tome III. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Titres, tomaisons, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Etiquettes de code sur le dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Quelques épidermures sur les dos et le cuir des plats. Plats frottés. Vol. I: Editio Stereotypa 11a, Institutiones Recog. Paulus KRUEGER, Digesta Recog. Theodorus MOMMSEN, Retrac. P. Krueger. Vol. II: Editio Stereotypa 8a, Codex Iustinianus, Recog. P. Krueger. Vol. III: Editio Stereotypa 3a, Novellae, Recog. Rudolfus SCHOELL, Opus Schoelli Morte Interceptum Abs. Guilelmus KROLL. In-4 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIBRO COMPLETO DE LA VERDADERA MAGIA

      1908 - Barcelona. 1908. Holandesa. 18X14. 240Pág. Raríssimo ejemplar de San Cipriano. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama 1st ED HB 1908

      The Reilly & Britton Co., IL 1908 - Lovely and exceedingly rare copy in beige cloth with red/black/green illustration on frt board, black titles with 2 horns of plenty filled with coins on frt cover, black titles w/red author's name on backstrip. Not an exlib! Lacking the dust wrapper. Tips bumped and brushed with the front fore-edge rubbed through but not unsightly. Inner hinges and page block tight. Fabulous b/w frontis by Howard Heath and a line drawing map in the text. Frontis illust has pencil lines and two traced pennies on verso, which produced some raided circular indentations on the frontis but it displays well (see pic). Endpapers, frontis and title page foxed, remainder of text crisp and clean. Part of the Boy Hunter's Series written by Floyd Akers, aka L. Frank Baum, who later wrote The Wizard of Oz. This is book number seven in the Boy Hunter's Series. Mr. Akers, in these new books, has at a single bound taken front rank as a writer for boys. The stores are full of adventure, yet clean, bright and up-to-date. The first volume tells of the exciting scenes in the early days of the Alaskan gold fields. The next book takes "The Boy Fortune Hunters" to the "Canal Zone," and the third story is filled with stirring incidents in a trip through Egypt. The fourth book relates exciting adventures in the Flowery Kindgom and the fifth and sixth stories detail further adventures in Yucatan and among the South Sea Islands. Collectible and more than suitable for gift-giving. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Ideal Husband

      London Methuen & Co 1908. G + : in good (plus) condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened. Heraldic bookplate to front paste. Light foxing to endpapers. Teg - remaining edges uncut Limited Edition [of 1000 copies] Cream gilt-decorated hardback cloth cover 220mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 239pp.

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        THE BIOGRAPHICAL EDITION OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS 21 Volumes

      Chapman & Hall, 1903 - 1908. - Biographical edn in 19 volumes + 2 additional volumes: Vol I Sketches by Boz; Vol II The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; Vol III The Adventures of Oliver Twist; Vol IV The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (front inner hinge a little loosened); Vol V The Old Curiosity Shop; Vol VI Barnaby Rudge A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty; Vol VII The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit; Vol VIII American Notes Pictures from Italy and a Child's History of England; Vol IX Christmas Books and Hard Times; Vol X Dealings with the firm of Dombey & Son; Vol XI The Personal History of David Copperfield; Vol XII Bleak House; Vol XIII Little Dorrit; Vol XIV Christmas Stories From Household Words and All the Year Round and Other Stories; Vol XV A Tale of Two Cities; Vol XVI Great Expectations and the Uncommercial Traveller; Vol XVII Our Mutual Friend (front inner hinge a little loosened); Vol XVIII Edwin Drood and Reprinted Pieces; Vol XIX Collected Papers; (Vol XX) Miscellaneous Papers from The Morning Chronicle The Daily News The Examiner Household Words All The Year Round and other sources; (Vol XXI) The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster. 8vo. Original uniform red cloth, elaborately gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers (some light bumps to extrems and small marks to some boards - otherwise a bright VG set). Pp. various, illus with b&w plates and pictorial titles by George Cruikshank, Seymour, Phiz, George Cattermole, H.K. Browne, Landseer, Maclise, Stanfield, Leech, Doyle, Marcus Stone, Luke Fildes, F. Walker, Marcus Stone, J.G. Pinwell, Dalziel, Charles Green, Mahony (no inscriptions). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La 628-E8

      Paris, Charpentier et Fasquelle 1908 - Livre d'occasion 24,6 x 19,8 cm, demi-maroquin tabac à coins, dos plat orné d'une mosaïque de maroquin havane et de filets d'encadrements dorés, tête dorée, couverture illustrée et dos conservé, xx pp., 416 pp. Condition : Edition de luxe illustrée d'une centaine de croquis semés dans les marges : paysages, nus, animaux, portraits, etc. . L'un des 200 ex. sur vélin d'Arches (après 25 ex. sur Japon). Bel exemplaire, bien relié en parfait état. Joint un article d'une page de Paul Souday tiré du journal Le Temps daté du 18 février 1917, en hommage à Octave Mirbeau, décédé deux jours plus tôt. L'article a partiellement bruni les deux pages entre lesquelles il est inséré. Une des plus savoureuses illustrations de Pierre Bonnard. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("Blei").

      München, [12. I. 1908]. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An den Berufsoffizier und späteren Fabrikanten wie Übersetzer K. L. Ammer (d. i. Karl Klammer, 1879-1959): "Was ist mit Claudel, Ode Die Musen - ich warte stündlich darauf! [.] Gratuliere zu Villon! Ein schönes Buch in jedem Bezug!" - Als Übersetzer zeichnete K. L. Ammer vor allem für Übersetzungen aus dem Französischen (Villon, Verlaine, Maeterlinck und Rimbaud) verantwortlich. - Etwas angestaubt und gebräunt und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        George Grenfell and the Congo; a History and Description of the Congo Independent State and Adjoining Districts of Congoland, Together with Some Account of the Native Peoples and Their Languages, the Fauna and Flora; and Similar Notes on the Cameroons.: .the whole founded on the diaries and researches of the late Rev. George Grenfell, B.M.S., F.R.G.S.; and on the records of the British Baptist Missionary Society; and on additional information contributed by the author, by the Rev. Lawson Forfeitt.

      London, Hutchinson & Co. 1908 - Description: 2 v. Fronts. , illus. , plates, ports. , maps (part fold. ) facsims. 25 cm. Subjects; Ethnology --Congo (Democratic Republic) . Congo (Brazzaville) . Paged continuously; v. 1: xxiii, 496 p. ; v. 2: 2 p. L. , [vii]-xx, [497]-990 p. , 1 l. Very good copies both in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans on request. 1 Kg. 990 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs d'un montagnard

      Imprimerie Vignancourt 1908 - Broché. Etat convenable. Coiffe en pied abîmée. Intérieur frais. Un peu poussiéreux mais complet. 735p. Illustré d'une photo frontispice noir et blanc de l'auteur. SOUVENIRS D'UN MONTAGNARD. Seconde édition revue et corrigée. Par le Comte Henry Russell, Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, Membre des Sociétés Géographique et Géologique de France, des Clubs Alpins de France et d'Angleterre, de la Société Ramond, etc. Auteur des "Grandes Ascensions de Pyrénées", de "16.000 lieues à travers l'Asie et l'Océanie", etc., etc. Mirabilis in altis Dominus. Prix : Cinq francs. Pau, Imprimerie Vignancour, 2, Place du Palais, 1908. Gr. in-8°, 738 pp., 1 f.impr.n.ch., portrait front. d'après une photographie de Meys. Très rare. Envoi rapide. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Hunts of the United States and Canada: Their Masters, Hounds and Histories

      Boston: Frank L. Wiles, 1908 - No. 10 of a deluxe edition of 100 on handmade paper, signed by the authors. 4to. Hand-colored frontispiece and numerous plates. Original 3/4 red morocco gilt, ornamented spine, t.e.g., others uncut, joints rubbed, scratch on upper cover, front hinge broken, else fine and attractive [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Lyrics Pathetic & Humorous from A to Z

      London: Frederick Warne & Co.,, [1908]. Quarto. Original white cloth backed grey boards with bevelled edges, titles and colour pictorial design to upper board, pictorial endpapers. Illustrations by Dulac throughout. Binding a little rubbed at the extremities with wear to the corners, spine tanned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La Ville Charnelle.

      Paris, Sansot 1908 - In 8vo; cc. 4n.nn.; pp.232. Mezza pelle blu posteriore, dorso a cordoni con titolo e fregi in oro. Copertine originali conservate in bross. editoriale, titolo in caratteri neri e rossi, al piatto anteriore vignetta con il motto "Laboremus". Al frontespizio appare la falsa dicitura: sixième edition. Edizione originale di questa rara opera di poemi e prose che anticipa immagini della velocità futurista delle automobili e della tecnologia industriale. Falqui, pag.69. In antiporta dedica autografa all'attrice e cantante Emile-Marie Bouchard (1877-1939) conosciuta come Polaire. Ella debuttò a Parigi nel 1902 in "Claudine à Paris" di Colette. "A' Mademoiselle Polaire hommage de mon admiration dévoué. F.T. Marinetti". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        Classik Metal Ceilings Catalogue Number 12

      BERGER MFG CO, OHIO 1908 - General wear, worn extremities, rubbed cover, loose hinges, spine ends fraying, very lightly age-toned page margins. Catalogue #12; Serial # 4170 DATE PUBLISHED: 1908 EDITION: 415 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON, English and Latin; Edited, With a Bibliographical Introduction, Life of Milton, and an Analysis of Addison&#146;s Criticism on Paradise Lost

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1908. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece of Milton. Small 8vo, finely bound by Bickers and Sons in full navy blue calf, spines in six compartments each separated by raised bands, gilt tooled central ornamental device in four compartments and gilt lettering in two, gilt lettered compartments and covers ruled in gilt, fine marbled endpapers, board edges gilt-tooled, t.e.g., turn-ins tooled in blind. lxiv, 337; xvi, 387. A fine, handsome and very nicely preserved set, but for some light and even mellowing to the spines. HANDSOMELY BOUND AND SIGNED BINDING BY BICKERS. In PARADISE LOST, PARADISE REGAINED and SAMSON AGONISTES Milton revived the heroic verse of Homer and Virgil to frame the tale of Satan and Paradise that has become the best-known epic poem written in English. He had difficulty in finding a publisher because of the plague of 1665, which killed many pressmen, and the Great Fire of the following year, which destroyed many printing houses&#151;and those publishers who were still operating were wary of the project because of Milton&#39;s anti-Restoration sympathies.<br> Simmons, to whom he finally came, drove a hard bargain, and according to the agreement reached and the number of copies sold Milton was paid a total of £15. Milton&#146;s work survives and is revered to this day as amongst the most significant poetry and prose ever penned and additionally important, at a defining moment in the development of the English language. A truly towering figure, Milton remains one of the most celebrated and analyzed poets in English literature. Dryden described &#145;Paradise Lost&#146; as &#145;one of the greatest, most noble and sublime poems which either this age or nation has produced,&#146; while Blake, keying in on the poem&#146;s heretical implications, described Milton as &#145;a true Poet, and of the Devil&#146;s party without knowing it.&#146;<br> This thorough collection includes not only &#145;Paradise Lost&#146; and the other major works, but the sonnets, psalms, translations, and his work in Latin.

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        The Chinese Porcelain: Sixteenth-Century Coloured Illustrations with Chinese Ms. Text; Illustrated Description of the Celebrated Porcelain of Different Dynasties. Also Entitled: Noted Porcelains of Successive Dynasties

      London: Oxford at Clarendon Press, 1908 - Small folio, 31.2*25.1*2.3cm, wt:1.8kg, 298p. Oriental stitched binding, on double leaves. Complete with original bookcase. On the inside of the bookcase is attached an embossed ex-libris of Alan and Simone Hartman, the legendary husband and wife collectors of Chinese porcelain, adding more value and interest to this highly sought-after copy. Text in Chinese and English. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Prehistoric Japan

      Yokohama 1908 - [Hard to Find First Edition]. 1908, 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 in - 16 x 22cm), blue cloth with gilt lettering and design on spine and blindstamp design outlined in red on front cover, top edge gilt, color (chromolithograph) frontispiece, large color folding map and numerous illustrations (including 421 listed figures), i-xvii followed by errata sheet with 7 corrections, 1 advertisement at back, 705 pp. A important record of archaeological finds in Japan. The book covers the early period of Japanese archaeological finds. It records a wealth of artifacts with extensive illustrations. Chapters include Paleolithic Phase, Neolithic Sites, Habitations, Implements and Utensils, Weapons, The Ceramic Art, Diet, Dress and Social Relations, Intermediate Pottery, Some Bronze Vestiges, Yamato Sites and Sepulchres, Yamato Relics of Metal and Stone, Yamato Pottery, Yamato Social Life and Relations and The Prehistoric Races. Illustrations utilize a wide variety of printing methods which include, chromolithograph, lithograph, wood cut, hand colored wood cut and collotype. ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. The front end page has a seal, a handstamped image of a man and a signature ("Arnold Genthe"). Head and foot of spine are soft and lightly frayed. Corners are lightly bumped and very lightly frayed. Edges have a few scrapes Light foxing and toning at the front and back but the text is clean and free of foxing and stains. Plates are clean and solid. Pages 535 & 615 have soiling in the margins. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Faust. Eine Tragödie von Goethe

      Eugen Diederichs (1908-1909), Jena - 1/1000. 4to. 405,[1],pp. Full leather with blind-tooled decorations on front-and back board as well as spine. Gold-embossed title on cover. Raised bands. Clasps missing, but remnants of leather strips on edge of back board; two gold studs on fore edge of front board remain. Top edge gilt. Fore- and bottom page edges untrimmed. Minor age wear on binding (abrasions to leather along front cover joint, one inch discoloration on front cover below gilt title). Three-inch split along head of spine on joints of back board, firmly holding. Ex-libris on inside of front board, signature of previous owner on free front endpaper. 8 hand-colored initials; tail pieces. In two parts, each with a floriated title-page and a frontispiece. Printed on Van Gelder paper. "Die Jubiläumsausgabe des Goetheschen Faust wurde für den Verlag Eugen Diederichs / Jena gedruckt in der Offizin W. Drugulin in Leipzig von Febr. 1908 - März 1909. Satzanordnung und Ausstattung besorgte F. H. Ehmke / Düsseldoef / die Auflage beträgt 1000 Stück auf Van Gelder-Bütten / die numeriert sind / wovon dieses Nr. 584." Text within line border in German, Gothic script. Very good condition. Rare anniversary edition of this classic work in a stunning binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Swift

      London - Macmillan & Co., Ltd, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A bright clean biography of Swift by Leslie Stephen. Beautifully bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. With an armorial binding from Heddon Court. From the &#39;English Men of Letters&#39; series. Jonathan Swift, 1667 1745, was a satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric, who later became Dean of St. Patrick&#39;s, Dublin. Swift is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language and originally published all of his works under pseudonyms or anonymously. As the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography states, Swiftas one of the very best letter-writers in English, and his correspondence speaks of a vivid and intensely sociable engagement with the public and private worlds about him. His poetryraucous, acerbic, challenging, amusing, and occasionally movingincludes the most vivid representation of the human voice in any contemporary poetry. Together the letters and poems constitute an autobiography of the man. His work has provoked strong responses from each generation of readers, and he is one of those writers whose effect on our minds and imagination will not go away. Sir Leslie Stephen, KCB, 1832 1904, was an English author, critic and mountaineer, and the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. He was also the first editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping and discolouration. Internally the pages are clean and bright. There is a prize nameplate on the front pastedown. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Recherches sur les aqueducs et cloaques de la Gaule romaine

      Paris, Alphonse Picard, 1908.. Octavo. Pp. viii, 161, (3). Plus 9 plates bound at end. With 6 figures to text. Additions and corrections. Half-title present. Hardcover, recently bound in full leaf-green cloth, gilt lettering to cover and spine. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. Ouvrage publié en partie seulement dans le volume du ?Congrès archéologique de France?, session d'Avallon, en 1907. J.-Adrien Blanchet (1866-1957). Rare. KVK, OCLC, and French Union Catalog locate just a single copy in France, that in Bibliotheque d'Art et d'Archeologie.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        The Book of Princes and Princesses

      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1908. Octavo. Original blue boards, illustration to front board gilt, illustration and titles to spine gilt, gilt edges. With the dust jacket. With 8 coloured plates and numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. Contemporary ownership inscription to a slightly browned front free endpaper, spine tips a little bumped, a lovely and bright copy in the restored dust jacket with some stains to the spine panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FAUST.

      Hutchinson & Co. London, 1908 First Edition. - xx, 210pp. 4to (28 x 23cm). One, no. 87, of 250 large paper copies signed by Pogany and with the extra coloured plate 'The Witches' Revel'. All 31 plates with captioned tissue guards intact. Dark blue half leather over lighter blue buckram, spine lettered and decorated gilt. Spine and joints somewhat faded and rubbed. Blank prelim decorated with calligraphic gift inscription. Some very mild foxing to few pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Any Amount of Books ABA]
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        The Etched Work of Frank Brangwyn

      The Fine Art Society, London 1908 - Lacks plates 1-4, which were original etchings. Some damp stains to spine of portfolio container, tanned feps, owner's signature and date to ffep, lower spine coming away from backing. ; B&W ; 1.7 x 21.4 x 15 inches; 22+ pages; Number 56 of 150. Plates 5 - 51 are reproductions of Brangwyn's etchings and drawings. Grey card with cream cloth spine and black lettering in beige cloth portfolio. Oversize volume requiring additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C P Books Limited]
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        Manuscript]: Memorandum on the Treaty Rights of the Jews of Roumania

      [no publisher], London 1908 - Typescript manuscript. 16pp. String-tied maroon crocodile textured wrappers with hand-titled paper label. Numerous tears and moderate loss to the wraps but with only light toning to the interior pages except for last page which has some creasing, overall very good. This memorandum was prepared by the London Committee of Deputies of Jews, a group formed in the mid-18th Century to safeguard the interests of the Jewish community, and given to Sir Edward Grey, the longest tenured British Foreign Secretary. The memorandum outlines various violations by the Romanian government to the Convention of Paris (1858) and the Treaty of Berlin (1878). It was likely written in reaction to the previous year's Romanian peasants' revolt in which over 10,000 people were killed and the origin of which was falsely blamed on the Jews. A notable document of European prewar Jewish solidarity and reaction to anti-Semitism. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Fifth Queen Crowned; a romance

      Eveleigh Nash, 1908 - Spine just a little dull, some foxing to end-papers and fore-edge, upper hinge cracked, otherwise a very nice copy. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the day of publication on the front free end-paper to Constance Garnett: "Constance Garnett from Ford Madox Hueffer 20th March MCMVI" and with the David Garnett posthumous book-label Harvey A25a Original red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern painters / by John Ruskin [complete in 6 volumes, including index]

      London : George Allen & Sons 1908 - Physical description: 6 v. : illus. , fronts. , plates; 16 cm. Vols. 1-5 are all 5th edition in small form, published 1908. Volume 6 (index) is a 3rd edition in small form, published 1903. Fronts. And plates to vol. 3, 4 & 5. Subjects: Painters - Painting - England - 19th century. Aesthetics - 19th century - England. Contents: v.1. Of general principles, and Of truth --v.2. Of the imaginaitve and theoretic faculities --v.3. Of many things --v.4. Of mountain beauty --v.5. Of leaf beauty, of cloud beauty, of ideas of relation. --v.6. General index, bibliography and notes. Very good copies bound in contemporary polished aniline calf. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Kingswood School coat-of-arms gilt-stamped to front panels, with gilt-tooled double-lined borders. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Prize label tipped in to prelims. of vol. 1. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De hippische sport en het Korps Rijdende Artillerie 1793-1908, I: DE VALKERIJ. Met illustratiën van Hoynck van Papendrecht, Krabbé, Staring en van Es en ornamentatie van Colenbrander en Roskam.

      - Arnhem, Coers & Roest - G.J. Thieme, (1908). Folio (370 x 290mm). pp. (16), 172, (18), with 45 plates of which 34 beautifully handcoloured, many of the plates with coat of arms of the Royal Family in gold and silver, many handcoloured figures in the text, numerous richly ornamented handcoloured text borders, painted partly in gold and silver showing falcons, initials painted in red. Original extensively gilt pictorial full cloth. The rarest Dutch book on falconry. Only a few copies were printed for the Royal Family and Members of the Royal Loo Hunting Club. Together with Schlegel and Vester van Wulverhorst's 'Traité de Fauconnerie', the most impressive work published in the Netherlands on Falconry. Printed for private circulation only (as stated on the title page), this sumptuously produced work with the ornaments heightened in silver and gold is virtually unknown and not cited by bibliographies. The present copy has a written dedication of the author Van Es to F.M.L. van Geen, the Chamberlain and Private Secretary to the Queen (Wilhelmina van Oranje-Nasau, Queen from 1890-1948).The first 54 pages describe the life of Prince Alexander of the Netherlands, who died at the early age of 29, and who was the president of the Royal Loo Hunting Club, and a keen hunter. The majority of the attractive handcoloured plates and figures show falcons, hunting scenes and hawking attributes. The book has chapters on falconry in France, Germany, England and the Netherlands as well as a large chapter on the Monarchs of Oranje-Nassau and falconry. A list is given of the members of the Royal hawking club. The list consists of 31 Dutch members of which the majority is nobility as well as members of the Dutch Royal Family and 25 non residing members.The second volume of this publication seems to be less rare and treats military matter. An uncut and very well preserved copy.There is a copy in the Royal Library in The Hague from the famous falconry collection of A. Swaen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL BOOK ILLUSTRATION FOR "IN THE FAIRY RING" - WATERCOLOUR "She left elf-babies in their cots"

      Blackie 1908 - 6''x 8''. Original brown ink and watercolour on card, signed in monogram in the bottom left corner. A beautiful image, clean and vibrant. The image has a Pre-Raphaelite feel, with deep colours, and depicts three maidens watching an elfin child. This image appears in the verse entitled, "Changeling" opposite page 34 of In the Fairy Ring. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Hunts with Jorrocks

      London - Hodder and Stoughton, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An edition of Hunts with Jorrocks from Handley Cross by Robert Surtees. With twenty-fiveillustrations by G. Denholm Armour. Robert Smith Surtees (17 May 1805 16 March 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family. He left for London in 1825, intending to practise law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. He launched out on his own with the New Sporting Magazine in 1831, contributing the comic papers which appeared as Jorrocks&#39; Jaunts and Jollities in 1838. Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulness, was a great success with the public, and Surtees produced more Jorrocks novels in the same vein, notably Handley Cross and Hillingdon Hall, where the description of the house is very reminiscent of Hamsterley. Another hero, Soapey Sponge, appears in Mr Sponge&#39;s Sporting Tour, possibly Surtees best work. All Surtees&#39; novels were composed at Hamsterley Hall, where he wrote standing up at a desk, like Victor Hugo. Condition: In an amateurhalfleather binding with black cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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