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        Official programme for "Concerts Historiques Russes".

      G. de Malherbe for Moreau frères Paris 1907 - Octavo (28 x 22 cm). 96 pages, including 30 full-page illustrations, original printed wrappers;; very slightly sunned A fine example of this thick, richly illustrated programme for Diaghilev's second "export campaign" of Russian art and culture to Paris. The year before he brought to Parisians, who at that time were unaware of even most famous names of Russian early or modern painters, a collection of most characteristic examples of Russian art. This time he presented to them five symphony concerts at the Paris Opéra, in which celebrated artists and virtuosi took part. This "Russian season" marked the rising star of Diaghilev and his productions that enjoyed astonishing success in Paris and world-wide for many following years. The programme included such famous pieces as Russlan and Ludmila and The Komarinskaya by Glinka, Christmas Eve by Rimsky-Korsakov, Symphony No. 2 in C minor by Tchaikovsky, The Prince Igor by Borodin. The lead singers were Marianne Tcherkassky and Feodor Chaliapin, who made a debut in Paris. Apollinary Vasnetsov and the great Mir Isskustva artist Konstantin Korovin were invited to design decorations. Moving away from the traditional stage design, which only indicated a place of action, Korovin produced sensual decorations conveying the general emotions of the performance - which was seen as a revolution. Boris Kochno, Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes (NY & Evanston, 1970). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Armorial des Bibiophiles De Lyonnais, Forez, Beaujolais et Dombes

      Société des Bibliophiles Lyonnais 1907Volume petit In-Folio d'environ 730 pages, imprimé par la Maison Protat, de Mâcon, sur papier teinté, contenant 760 notices, 1000 figures dans le texte ( dont 615 reproductions d'ex libris et 385 dessins de fers de reliures), 42 planches hors texte et une table alphabétique des noms de personnes et de lieux.Tirage 300 exemplaires, forte reliure contemporaine en demi chagrin vert sur cartonnage jaspé vert, dos à cinq double nerfs, Lyon dans les caissons au petit fer et titrage à l'or fin, frottements épars et sans gravité, tranche insolé devenue cognac.Pagination marmoréenne, tranche de titre du débrochage initial conservée comme d'usage.Bel exemplaire Photographies nous contacter. Bon Etat

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        [Untitled Photograph Album Documenting Production Facilities of Henkell Trocken]

      Photographer(s) and compiler uncredited. Large album format (30 x 23.5 cm.), 23 leaves (19 with black-&-white photographs). Captions in English.Collection of photographs dating, variously, from the middle years of the last century, assembled evidently for an English-speaking audience, and providing an overview of the cellar, maturation monitoring, and bottling operations of the German sparkling wine specialist Henkell & Co. Famously known as the Schloß (palace), the complex on view was built in the Wiesbaden suburb of Biebrich between 1907 and 1909 by the architect Paul Bonatz (1877-1956) to the specifications of Otto Henkell (1869-1929). Henkel & Co. more than weathered World War II. It does not appear that the family sought ties with the National Socialists, but they didn't have to. Otto's daughter Anna Elisabeth (Annalies) (1896-1973) married the (future) NS foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop, who became a principal investor in the firm. It is worth remembering that Germans have always appreciated sparkling wine, and a great deal of it was drunk in the domestic market during war time, especially after the regime abolished the tax on Deutscher Sekt and Schaumwein. In 1952, Annalies petitioned for her son Rudolf to regain partial control of the company, and the West German courts ruled in their favor. Henkell & Co. continued to produce Henkell Trocken under its own name until the sale of the winery in 1986. Little is ascertainable regarding the origins of the album. Otto Henkel--the elder Otto's nephew, son of his brother Karl--is present in the portrait collection of company managers on the final leaf of photographs, but his presence spans many years. The vintage labels have not yet been applied to bottles shown in a production line on photograph fifteen. Possibly automobiles of ca. 1950--including a white roadster--are depicted in an aerial photograph of the Schloß, though sufficient details are undiscernable. And a Bizerbo scale shown in the seventeenth photograph was no longer maufactured by 1951, though of course it may have been in use well before being captured by the photographer. Unique; well-mounted and artful arrangement of professional images celebrating a revered German wine house, very likely as it looked before, during, and immediately after the Second World War. Buff paper age-toned. Brown paper wrappers, lightly worn, sewn with a brown cord; head and foot of spine lightly chipped. [Helmut Arntz. Für ihre Probe deutscher Sekt. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1979; Fritz von Ostini. Der Prachtbau der Sektkellerei Henkell & Co. erbaut von Paul Bonatz mit Haus Henkell in Wiesbaden. Darmstadt: Koch, 1920; Michael Weisser. Deutsche Reklame: 100 Jahre Werbung 1870-1970. Munich: Edition Deutsche Reklame, 1985. (includes chapter on Henkell & Co.'s advertising)].

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        LA TENTATION DE SAINT-ANTOINE

      Ferroud 1907- In 4, 1/2 reliure à coins avec dos orné, signée par René Aussourd. Volume illustré par Georges Rochegrosse. Impression sur Vélin d'Arches. Très bel exemplaire pour cette édition limitée à 350 exemplaires numérotés. Envoi soigné sous emballage sécurisé. Groupez vos achats : port gratuit pour la France métropolitaine à partir de 200 euros.

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        Le Misanthrope. Précédé d'un Dialogue aux enfers par Anatole France, et suivi de La Conversion d'Alceste par Georges Courteline

      Paris Editions d'Art Edouard Pelletan 1907In-4 (286 x 225 mm), maroquin vert, dos à cinq nerfs orné, plats ornés de filets et fleurons, filets sur les coupes, filets et fleurons intérieurs, doublures et gardes de soie verte, tranches dorées sur témoins, couverture et dos conservés, étui bordé (reliure signée Canape). Illustré de compositions de Georges Jeanniot, 14 eaux-fortes hors-texte gravées par l'artiste (dont 2 sur double page), et 12 vignettes dans le texte gravées sur bois par Ernest Florian. Tirage limité à 310 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 25 sur Chine, signé par l'éditeur, contenant trois états des eaux-fortes en sanguine, noir et sepia (N° 23) ; deux eaux-fortes ne sont qu'en deux états. Contient "Le Tombeau de Molière" (14 pages), publié à l'occasion du 286e anniversaire de la naissance de Molière, en 1908, tiré à 160 exemplaires (N° 23, sur Chine), orné d'un portrait de Molière en médaillon par Jeanniot. Joint une carte d'invitation de l'éditeur et deux specimens présentant l'ouvrage. (dos passé marron, menus frottements sur l'étui). // Quarto (286 x 225 mm), green morocco, spine tooled raised on five bands, covers tooled with fillets and flowerets, fillets on turns-in, fillets and flowerets inside, green silk linings and end-papers, edges gilt over support, soft cover and spine preserved, bordered slipcase (binding signed Canape). Illustrations by Georges Jeanniot, 14 plates etched by the artist (including 2 on double page), and 12 vignettes in the text wood-engraved by Ernest Florian. Limited printing of 310 numbered copies ; one of the 25 on China paper, signed by the editor, containing three states of the etchings in "sanguine", black and sepia (Nr 23) ; two etchings have only two states. Contains "Le Tombeau de Molière" (14 pages), published for 286th anniversary of Molière's birth, in 1908, limited to 160 copies (Nr 23, on China paper), with a portrait of Molière in medalion by Jeanniot. An invitation card of the editor is joined, and two specimens of presentation. (spine faded to brown, minor rubbings on slipcase).

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        SUISSE ET ITALIE PAR LE St GOTHARD LAC MAJEUR, LACS DE COME ET DE LUGANO CHEMINS DE FER DE L'EST

      Date : 1907 Dimensions : 75x110cm Chromolithographie BERGER LEVRAULT, NANCY Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en bon état. Peu courante.

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        codici bobbiesi della biblioteca nazionale universitaria di torino. vol. I TESTO. VOL. II ATLANTE. CON ILLUSTRAZIONI DI CARLO CIPOLLA

      ULRICO HOEPLI, 1907. DUE VOLUMI PAGG 198, ATLANTE DI 90 TAVOLE CM 38X49 MEZZA PELLE. OTTIMA COPIA. EDIZIONE NUMERATA IN 175 ESEMPLARI. NOSTRA COPIA PORTA IL NUMERO 175

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        LA TENTATION DE SAINT ANTOINE

      1907, Paris, Librairie des Amateurs, A. FERROUD, - In-quarto plein maroquin mosaîqué sous emboîtage. Signature de la reliure non déterminée mais probable ouvrage de Compagnonage et/ou de Maîtrise, monogrammes pouvant rappeler une signature maçonnique. Rousseurs de papier éparses dûes au couleurs de l'impressiondes gravures. - Superbe Emboîtage granité avec bordure de maroquin et intérieur entièrement fourré de chagrin poncé. - Reliure plein maroquin avec dos mosaîqué à quatre double nerfs, style art déco ; reprise des mosaîques aux plats en formes de ferrure, têtes avec filets dorés, filet aux coupes, tranchefiles brodées, toutes tranches dorées, dos du plat en peau tabac avec 7 encadrement dorés et signature au bas du dos du premier plat d'origine possiblement de compagnonage ou maçonnique ; gardes moirées. - 3 ff. premier plat conservé bicolore, 2 ff. p. de fx titre avec au dos la justification du tirage Exemplaire sur grand japon impérial ou grand vélin d'arches deux états , N° 61 à 120 mais sans précision de numérotation. 2 Etats en frontispice, p. de titre bicolore, toutes les pages sont décorés d'un encadrement d'ornement signé de Rochegrosse. Exceptionnelle Reliure Mosaîquée signée. Probable ouvrage de Compagnonage. Signature d'inspiration Maçonne. Ou de maîtrise. Un des 60 exemplaires avec double état sur japon impérial sur un total de 300. Compositions de ROCHEGROSSE gravées en couleurs par E. DECISY (double état)

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        Vita Nova.

      Paris, Le Livre Contemporain, 1907. In-4°, bradel vélin ivoire orné sur les plats d'un cadre doré à la "Du Seuil", avec médaillons ovales mosaïqués dans les angles de chagrin brun ou vert, dos lisse orné en long de petites pièces de chagrin mosaïquées, tête dorée, couverture, étui moderne (Pierson).Deuxième ouvrage édité par Le Livre contemporain, sous la direction de Jules Claretie (la société avait été créée en 1903). Traduction de Henry Cochin, ornée de 120 compositions originales gravées sur bois en couleurs de Maurice DENIS. Tirage unique à 130 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé B.F.K. de Rives. Exemplaire n°42 imprimé pour Raymond Poincaré. Bel exemplaire par sa provenance et sa reliure.

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        Autograph letter on a postal card to composer and conductor Curt Schindler, signed "Dr. Rich. Strauss."

      Less than two weeks before he penned this letter, Strauss had completed the full score of his opera, Salome, which he had adapted from Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's eponymous play. (Indeed, his inquiries about [R.?] "Rabbeis," whose name appears on one of Arnold Schoenberg's lists of available copyists, may refer to the copying of orchestral scores or parts of the opera). As the present letter indicates, Strauss was very keen to obtain Wilde's original - if idiosyncratic - French text, from which he hoped to construct his own French-language version of the opera. With the help of Romain Rolland, he succeeded and, although his plans to stage it at the Opéra Comique in Paris never materialized, it was favorably received at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels on March 25, 1907; the highly successful premiere of the original German version had, of course, already taken place at the Dresden Hofoper on December 9, 1905. Kurt Schindler (1882-1935) was an American composer, conductor, and folksong collector of German birth.. Dated Marquartstein, Oberbaiern, July 2, 1905. In ink. In German (with translation). Strauss has received a printed copy of Oscar Wilde's play, Salome, from America. He urges Schindler to reassure a certain Dr. M. about some unfounded rumors from London, and asks him how much more a copyist, Rabbeis, has to write. "I have just received a very handsome printed copy of the French S[alome] from America... The London rumors are baseless; calm Dr. M!" Somewhat worn and creased; two small tears to edges.

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        An Electrical Method of Counting the Number of Alpha-Particles from Radio-active Substances; The Charge and Nature of the Alpha Particle; On a Diffuse Reflection of the Alpha Particles; et al.

      1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST PRINTINGS of papers by Rutherford, Geiger, and Marsden reporting the results of the famous experiments on alpha particle scattering- the basis for the discovery of the atomic nucleus and Rutherford's model of the atom; also describing and documenting the invention and use of what would become known as the "Geiger counter" to detect atomic particles. "In 1907 Rutherford was translated to the chair of physics in the University of Manchester. Here he found a young graduate of Erlangen, Hans Geiger, with whom he devised (Proc. R.S., 81, pp141, 162) an electrical method of counting the alpha-particles directly, the Geiger counter as it has since been generally called... This counting of atoms one by one was a great achievement... "In the work of Rutherford and Geiger on counting alpha particles by the electric method, carried out in 1908, some of the difficulties that had to be overcome were due to the scattering of alpha rays in passing through matter. Geiger made a special study of the scattering for small angles of deflection, and in 1909 Rutherford suggested to one of his research students, E. Marsden, an examination of the possibility of scattering through large angles. As a result of this suggestion, experiments were carried out by Geiger and Marsden, which showed (Proc. R.S., 82, pp.495) that alpha particles fired at a thin plate of matter can be scattered inside the material to such an extent that some of them emerge again on the side of the plate at which they entered: and calculation showed that some of the alpha particles must have been deflected at single encounters through angles greater than a right angle" (Whittaker, pp.7,20). Rutherford later explained his reaction to this startling discovery: "It was quite the most incredible event that has ever happened to me in my life. It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you. On consideration I realised that this scattering backwards must be the result of a single collision, and when I made calculations I saw that it was impossible to get anything of that order of magnitude unless you took a system in which the greatest part of the mass of the atom was concentrated in a minute nucleus." Rutherford used the results of Geiger and Marsden's experiments to form the basis for his classic paper announcing the discovery of the atomic nucleus and his model of the atom. Geiger and Rutherford: An Electrical Method of Counting the Number of Alpha-Particles from Radio-active Substances, Proc. R.S., vol 81, pp. 141-61, 1908; The Charge and Nature of the Alpha Particle; ibid., pp. 162-73; Geiger and Marsden: On a Diffuse Reflection of the Alpha Particles, Proc. R.S., vol 82, pp. 495-500, 1909; Geiger: The Scattering of Alpha Particles by Matter, Proc. R.S. vol 83, pp. 492-504, 1909; Geiger: The Ionisation Produced by an Alpha Particle, Proc. R.S., vol 81, pp. 486-95, 1908 (part I); vol 83, pp.505-15, 1910 (part II). Vol. 81 & 82 bound in library cloth. Cancel stamps from Queens College, Oxford; light rubbing with remnants of library marks to foot of spine. Vol 83, fine in original wrappers.

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        Ottoman manuscript map of Iraq and Vilayet-i Basra containing Kuwait and the northern parts of Nejd

      Map. Very Good. No Binding. 97x67 cm. manuscript ink and colours with a big manuscript logo of the Ottoman military staff. After the map made by the British military staff in 1907, published by the lithographic press in 1911 and preserved in the Topographic maps section under no. 2563. Made by the Ottoman military staff according the mentioned British map and edited according the Ottoman year book (Salname) with the new boarders delimitation in 1915. This map seems to be the official map which contains the new boarders were agreed between the Ottoman state and England regarding Kuwait and Nejd in 1913. Possibly unique. 0.

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        The Fishes of Alaska. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. Volume XXVI, 1906.

      Government Printing Office. Washington, D.C. 1907. - 20 chromolithograph plates, black and white plates and in-text illustrations, 221-360pp + plates, index, 11 x 7 3/4 inches, blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed with some light soiling and bumped corners, owner inscription to front pastedown, hinges split but still attached, light damp stain to upper left corner of first few pages, faint soiling to a few text pages and three of the color plates (each just a tiny light area), otherwise very good clean condition. This is a separate issue of a section of the "Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXVI, 1906, Pages 219 to 360, Plates XIV to XLII. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 624 Issued December 6, 1907". During "an investigation of the salmon fisheries of Alaska.during the summer and fall of 1903 by a special commission appointed by the Commissioner of Fisheries.large collections of fishers and other aquatic animals were secured, however, and much information concerning the habits, abundance, and distribution of the salmon and other fishes. It is the purpose of the present paper to put on recornd the more important of these facts and to discuss more fully some of the chief problems connected with the salmon fisheries." Features chromolithographic plates of fish including the Humpback Salmon, Dog Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Steelhead Trout, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Correspondance - Lettres de jeunesse

      1907Paris, Charpentier, 1907. In-12, 120 x 185 mm, 300 pp. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge signé Balmes, dos à nerfs, plats décorés d'un fleuron doré central,contre-plats bordés décorés de lets et roulettes, tête dorée. EDITION ORIGINALE de ces Lettres de jeunesse écritent de 1859 à 1872 à trois amis et condisciples : Baille, Cézanne et Marius Roux. UN DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES sur Hollande. Joli exemplaire en plein maroquin établi par Balmes, relieur espagnol. Ex-libris "Seleccion" de Isidoro Fernandez repris sur les plats de la reliure.

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        Les Fééries intérieures 1885-1906. Les Reposoirs de la Procession III.

      Paris, Mercure de France, 1907 ; in-16 (187x118 mm), bradel demi-percaline bleue, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, fleuron doré, couverture jaune conservée, non rogné (reliure de l'époque) ; 379 pp., [1] p. (achevé d'imprimer le vingt juin mil neuf cent sept par Blais et Roy à Poitiers pour le Mercure de France). Edition originale, exemplaire avec un envoi autographe signé qui couvre toute la page de faux-titre "à la Magicienne qui chaque jour me ressuscite un peu parmi les vieux libraires de Paris, - à Marie-Louise Cara- son blanc Lazare dit ici, ce 22 février 1937, de tout coeur : MERCI !!!... (signé) Saint-Pol-Roux de l'Académie Mallarmé" ; relié avec, carte de visite "Hommage de l'auteur. Saint-Pol-Roux. Manoir du Boultous. Camaret-en-mer (Finistère)".Ce monument de la poésie français, le plus breton des marseillais, le dernier poète symboliste, revendiqué comme leur prédécesseur par les surréalistes, grand ami de Victor Segalen qui lui ramènera quelques souvenirs de Paul Gauguin acquis, après le décès de celui-ci aux Marquises où il se trouvait par hasard, fut d'abord fortement influencé par Mallarmé et Villiers de l'Isle-Adam. En 1890, il participe à la création, par Alfred Valette, de la revue et maison d'édition le Mercure de France, qui va accueillir toute l'école Symboliste et notamment Mallarmé qui, lors d'un banquet littéraire, assis à côté de Saint-Pol-Roux l'appela "son fils", celui-ci en fut marquée à vie. C'est en 1893 qu'il va faire paraître le premier tome des "Reposoirs de la Procession", dont le liminaire résume les doctrines esthétiques du poète et annonce l'Idéoréalisme ; dans ce titre collectif, qui précise ses différentes stations spirituelles, les recueils à paraître réunissent "les tablettes où sont consignées les variées impressions de la route étrange". A la même époque, il n'hésite pas à écrire que "Le renouvellement intégral ou partie de la face du monde caractérise l'oeuvre du poète : par la forme, il s'affirme démiurge et davantage, car par la ciselure dont il revêt l'or sublime, le poète corrige Dieu." (Théophile Briant et divers)

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        Cabaret Nachtlicht. März - April 1907.

      Selbstverlag],, [Wien, 1907 - [Wien, Selbstverlag], 1907. 20 S. Illustr. OBrosch. Einbandsillustration von Carl Hollitzer und zeigt die Tänzerin Gertrude Barrison im Rokoko-Kostüm. - Ebd. fleckig, angestaubt, Randläsuren, leichte Knickspur, leichte Gbrsp. - Enthält sechs ganzseitige Porträts von Carl Hollitzer: M. Henry, Heinrich Kiefer, Miss Gertrude, Carl Hollitzer, Peter Altenberg (!) und Tomislav Krizman. Mit dem Inhalt: M. Henry (Les trois gosses; Son amant), Hans Heinz Ewers (Steinerne Herzen), Marya Delvard (Die letzte Nacht von Hans Hyan), Roda Roda (Diskretion) sowie Ankündigungen zu Vorträgen von Hans Strick, Heinz Lebrun, Carl Hollitzer und Heinrich Kiefer sowie Marya Delvard und M. Henry. Mitwirkung von Lotte Birron, Wilhelm Sterk, Heinrich Kiefer, Miss Gertrude, Käte Bernhard, Felix Dörmann und E. Schliessmann. - Hier eines der Programmhefte. Selten. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Guide CULINAIRE. Aide mémoire de Cuisine pratique. Avec la collaboration de MM. Ph. Gilbert et Emile Fetu.

      Colin et Cie Paris 1907 Fort in-8 de XVI 1247 pp., demi-basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné. "Un des plus important livre de Cuisine de l'époque". Bon exemplaire de cette seconde édition agrémenté d'un tableau replié et d'une introduction nouvelle (Oberlé 261).

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        Voyage en France par un Français. Publié d'après le Manuscrit inédit. Préface de Louis Loviot.

      Paris, Léon Vanier, A. Messein successeur, 1907 ; in-12 ; demi-maroquin à coins grenat, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée sur témoins, couverture et dos conservés, non rogné (Canape) ; (1) f. blanc, 137 pp. (1 bl.), (1) f. de table, (1) f. blanc, couverture jaune imprimée. EDITION ORIGINALE POSTHUME de ce texte curieux, dont Louis Loviot nous conte l'histoire un peu rocambolesque dans sa préface. La première partie est une critique acerbe de la Révolution, de Napoléon et de ses successeurs, de la démocratie et du républicanisme, de la fausse chrétienté, rien ne trouve grâce à ses yeux ; dans la seconde partie, Verlaine se livre à une critique littéraire sur le plan religieux, Zola, Flaubert, Goncourt, Daudet, Vallès, etc. se font joyeusement étriller. Très bel exemplaire, dans une élégante reliure fort bien établie.

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        The White Feather

      Adam & Charles Black, 1907 First edition, first issue. The book is squarely but slightly shakily bound in the original illustrated cloth. Boards are rubbed with minor splits to the spine ends. The text block is slightly foxed and age toned with cracking at points. Prize plate attached to front paste-down from "The Captain" magazine, in which the novel was first published; presumably signed by the magazine's editor. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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        Sevres Porcelain of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

      XXXVII, 203 pp. catalogue of 371 pieces or sets of Sevres ceramics in the Royal collection, including detailed descriptions and artists, 63 full page, color plates. Lg. 4to. 1/4 leather with cloth. London (Bradburh, Agner & Co.) 1907.

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        CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CHILDREN. Verses by H. Belloc. Pictures by B. T. B.

      Eveleigh Nash. London. (No date). 1907 - FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.7 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Publishers grey paper covered boards with red lettering and black illustration to the front board. Some splitting to the spine but is is mainly confined to the top and bottom 2 inches and a small rea of loss to the very bottom but, importantly the spine is still present which is uncommon on this title. Previous owner's initials in ink to the front paste-down endpaper and his armorial bookplate on the front free endpaper (William Henry Smith. 3rd Viscount Hambleden - 1903 - 1948, British peer and descendant of the founders of stationery group W H Smith. He was chairman of the firm until his death in 1948. Some offsetting to the blank endpapers but overall a clean and tidy copy of this scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album de photographies originales, début XXe siècle, du 18e Régiment d'Infanterie devant la préfecture de Narbonne (1907) - Fort Portalet défendant la route du Somport - Lac Estaens - Gitanes de Séville - Bruges (Nov. 1908) - Halte à Oloron (1908) ...

      1907. ***. 1907 - 1917. In-4.Carré. Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. Album de 25 planches comprenant 8 photos originales en noir et blanc, sur chacune (environ 12 x 8cm - recto / verso, soit 199 photos). Quelques rousseurs sur les planches, et non sur les photos. ... Hangar à Wright dans le Pont-Long (1909) - Aéroplane Blériot (1910) - Dirigeable (Zeppelin) Ville de Pan (1910) -Types Espagnols de la Province d'Arragon - Villa La Bruyère - Différentes Batterie au Camp de Ger (1912) - Poste de Guetteur, Secteur Usine (1917) - Le Gave à Orthez - Lac Bleu (1913) - Voitures à bagaes à Saint-Orens (1913) - Camp de Gir (1913) - Village de Fey-en-Haye - Pont de la Besace (Juin 1916) - Poste de la Chicane (1916) - La Verrerie à la Neuvillette (1916) - Ravitaillement au Pont de Courcelle (1916) - Canon de 120 et quelques projectiles vendus aux "boches" (Août 1916) - Un Crapouillot et sa charge de torpille - Balet de Reims (1916) .... et différentes prises de vues des régiments, troupes et compagnies lors de marches, haltes et arrêts dans des villages. Description et panorama des villages avec leurs habitants, commerces et attelages. INTROUVABLE

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        L'Hexagramme. Revue adamite, tête de collection du N°1 de la 1ère année au N°76 de la 7ème année

      1907. L'Hexagramme, Paris Janvier 1907 - Novembre-Décembre 1913, 15,5x24cm, 76 fascicules reliés en 6 volumes. - L'Hexagramme, Paris Janvier 1907 - Novembre-Décembre 1913, 15,5x24cm, 76 fascicules reliés en 6 volumes. - Prima edizione di questa rivista miscelazione rara poesia e esoterica. Leganti panno metà nera, spine piatte decorate con filetti doppi dorati, dorati, piatti carta marmorizzata, un piatto con un gratta e vinci e guardie contreplats di carta fatta a mano, un paio di cover conservati, raccoglitori delle date temporali. Contributi Camille St. Croix, Victor-Emile Michelet, Jean Ott, Han Ryner, George Edmond Simon & Savigny, Charles Delmont, Manoel gahisto ... Alleghiamo 7 lettere autografe firmate da George Simon Jean Savigny Ott connessi all'attività della rivista. Rare testa di questa curiosa collezione recensione adamite. Fonte: archivio personale del poeta John Ott. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de cette rare revue mêlant poésie et ésotérisme. Reliures en demi toile noire, dos lisses ornés de doubles filets dorés, dates dorées, plats de papier marbré, un plat comportant une éraflure, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, quelques rares couvertures conservées, reliures de l'époque. Contributions de Camille de Sainte-Croix, Victor-Emile Michelet, Jean Ott, Han Ryner, Georges & Edmond Simon-Savigny, Charles Delmont, Manoel Gahisto... Nous joignons 7 lettres autographes signées de Georges Simon-Savigny à Jean Ott se rapportant à l'activité de la revue. Rare tête de collection de cette curieuse revue adamite. Provenance : des archives personnelles du poète Jean Ott.

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        Segelhandbuch für Ceylon und die Malakkastraße (einschl. Malediven, Lakediven, Andamanen und Nikobaren). Mit 93 Küstenansichten, davon 71 im Text und 22 auf 5 Tafeln.

      Vlg. Mittler & Sohn, Berlin 1907. - kl.4°, Leinwandeinband, XV und 612 Seiten und 5 Tafeln, s-w-Abb, 12 Monatstafeln mit Witterungs- und Windverhältnissen auf ganzseitigen Tafeln angebunden: Erste (20 Seiten), zweite (10), dritte (6) und vierte (8 Seiten) Ergänzung zum Segelhandbuch für Ceylon . (1911, 1912, 1913, 1914) - Einband berieben und etwas fleckig, mit Stempel "ausgemustert", oberste Lwd.-Schicht an Kante Rücken/Hinterdeckel angeplatzt, Einbandrücken oben mit kl. Fehlstelle, unten mit einsietigem Einriss an Kante Vorderdeckel, Spuren von Aufklebern; Block mit Stempeln "Kolonialgeographisches Seminar der Universität Leipzig", Titelei mit etlichen Stempeln, vorderes und hinteres Innengelenk oben etwas angeplatzt; Schnitt fleckig; sonst schön und komplett [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The White Feather

      A C Black 1907 - A rarity and I am not aware of another copy in public or private hands .A mint copy with inscription dated 1907 . The front and rear panels with flaps of the wrapper came off a trial binding where I suspect the publisher experimented with laying the wrapper over the boards to save the cost of illustrating ,but they did illustrate the spine. A small team of us led by Mark Terry recreated the wrappers of all the early Blacks based on originals that myself and others had . What we didn't know was the colour and texture of the paper of this title until this item turned up .Richard Reeve was able to match the paper and work to our recreation. We really had no idea how it would turn out but its brilliant .All the original wrappers of the same period have BLACK not A C BACK so we have remained consistent. We cannot be 100% certain that the spine is right but the process we have followed is consistent with what we know ,so this is the best we have unless a copy turns up , Its also an unknown with the infills of the illustrations on the spine but the publishers seemed to accept black and white but left colours which may have been cost related. A full wrapper may still yet turn up but I'm not holding my breath [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Erinnerungen. Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Heinrich Conrad. 15 Bände.

      München-Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1907-13. 8°. Mit 131 mont. Tafeln. OHPgmt.-Bde. m. goldgepr. Deckelvignetten u. reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste dt. Gesamtausgabe. - Nr. 804 einer kleinen, nur für Subskribenten gedruckten Auflage auf echt Van Geldern. - Enthält in Band 13 Nachträge, in den Bänden 14 u. 15 Briefe, „zum ersten Male aus dem Duxer Archiv herausgegeben von A. Rava und G. Gugitz“. - „Die einzige deutsche Ausgabe, die keine Kürzungen enthält“ (Hayn/Gotendorf). „The most scholarly of all German editions with extremely valuable notes“ (Childs). - Einbände tlw. min. berieben bzw. fleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar. - Hayn/G. IX, 100. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Casanova, Erinnerungen. Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Heinrich Conrad, Georg Müller

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        The border-land of epilepsy

      London: J. & A. Churchill, 1907. The border-land of epilepsy: Faints, vagal attacks, vertigo, migraine, sleep symptoms, and their treatment. vi, 121pp., 16pp. publisher’s adverts. London: J. & A. Churchill, 1907. 218 x 138 mm. Original green cloth, front hinge a little weak, paper label pasted to spine. Very good. College of Physicians library stamp on title. Garrison-Morton.com 4821.

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        Antoine Stradivarius sa Vie son Oeuvre (1644-1737). Par W. Henry Hill, Arthur F. Hill et Alfred E. Hill. Avec une Introduction de Monsieur Camille Barrére. Traduit de L`Anglais par Maurice Reynold avec le Concours de Louis Cézard.

      Paris & London, William E. Hill et Fils, 1907. 4to. XVI + 313 s. 30 plansjer, hvorav 21 i farger. Fint priv. håndb. pergamentbd. (Ole Olsen). Topp gullsnitt, ellers ubeskåret. Smusstbl. litt brunplettet. Svakt brunplettet. Nice later half vellum (Ole Olsen). Top edge gilt. 30 plates, of which 21 in colour. Some foxing to half-title.

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        Note e osservazioni intorno all’avifauna tridentina.

      G. B. Monauni, Trento. 1907 - Usualmente l’opera nella tiratura ordinaria presenta, oltre a numerose figure nel testo, solamente due tavole fuori testo delle uova del Cuculo. Il nostro esemplare, appartenente alla tiratura illustrata, presenta oltre alle due citate tavole di uova di cuculo anche 32 tavole litografate a colori fuori testo rappresentanti i volatili trentini descritti nel libro e numerate romane da I a XXXII per un totole complessivo di 34 tavole (A CBT è presente un’unica copia di questa tiratura posseduta dalla biblioteca comunale di Trento ma con 33 tavole in luogo di 34). La qualità e la finezza di esecuzione e di stampa, su carta pesante, è eccellente. Al piede di ciascuna tavola è stampata l’indicazione G. Marchi e le tavole sono monogrammate G. B. e rappresentano 109 specie di uccelli. Questa edizione illustrata è sconosciuta a qualsiasi riferimento bibliografico (che cita solo quella con due tavole) e con molta probabilità si tratta di un esemplare di una tiratura limitata realizzata dall’autore per un numero ristretto di persone. Formato: [14], 116, [1] p., [34] c. di tav. in cromolitografia, 21 cm, tela editoriale con titoli oro. Ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, nastro di rinforzo alla legatura.

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        Königsberg - Das Hundegatt. Radierung bei Felsing in Berlin, 1907.

      - Bildgröße: 30 x 42 cm, alt unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 45,5 x 61 cm ) Das vorliegende Blatt gilt als das topographische Hauptwerk des Künstlers. Das Blatt im weißen Außenrand etwas fleckig, der alte Holzrahmen berieben, etwas bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Aufgrund der Rahmengröße und weil unter Glas gerahmt hier kein Versand, bitte nur Selbstabholung ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph musical quotation signed "Umberto Giordano."

      Marcella, first performed at the Teatro Lirico in Milan on November 9, 1907 to a libretto by L. Stecchetti, H. Cain, and J. Adenis, is "a story of love and renunciation across the class barrier... Giordano handled the late Romantic, emotionally vehement idiom of the giovane scuola with ease and fluency, being particularly skilful in weaving into his scores elements of local and historical colour... His stage sense is always sure, and his vocal writing unfailingly effective." Julien Budden in Grove Music Online.. 1 page of a bifolium (ca. 136 x 179 mm). Dated Milano, January 26, 1909. In black ink. Three measures from Scene V of the Second Episode of Giordano's opera Marcella. Notated in treble clef on one hand-drawn staff. In 4/4 time. With text "Vedi anch'io l'amor conosco" underlaid. Minor browning, heavier to blank final page; creased at folds, with three short tears, and remnants of adhesive, not affecting quotation.

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        De la situation faite au parti intellectuel dans le monde moderne devant les accidents de la gloire temporelle

      Les cahiers de la quinzaine, 1907. - Les cahiers de la quinzaine, Paris 1907, 13x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 12 copie numerate su Whatman solo le carte. Binding blu scuro metà Marocco con angoli, torna con cinque nervi, piatti dorati data coda carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats blu di carta, copertine e dorsi conservati, testa dorata sulla testimoni, eleganti vincolante siglato Alix. Molto bella copia di tutti i margini ben stabilita. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 12 exemplaires numérotés sur Whatman, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, élégante reliure signée d'Alix. Très bel exemplaire à toutes marges parfaitement établi.

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        Le misanthrope précédé d'un Dialogue aux enfers par Anatole France et suivi de La conversion d'Alceste par Georges Courteline

      Edouard Pelletan, 1907. - Edouard Pelletan, Paris 1907, 24x29cm, en feuilles. - Edizione illustrata con 26 composizioni originali di Pierre-Georges Jeanniot con 12 xilografie di Ernest Florian, una delle 40 copie di questo, la nostra sul Giappone e appositamente stampate per Clément Janin, testa disegnare con la Cina. Omaggio autografo firmato Edouard Pelletan sotto la giustificazione del sorteggio. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 26 compositions originales de Pierre-Georges Jeanniot dont 12 gravées sur bois par Ernest Florian, un des 40 exemplaires de présent, le nôtre sur Japon et spécialement imprimé pour Clément Janin, tirage de tête avec des Chine. Hommage autographe signé d'Edouard Pelletan en dessous de la justification du tirage. Notre exemplaire de présent comporte une suite sur Japon des 14 compositions de Jeanniot (notre exemplaire possède 10 planches hors texte sur 14 et 1 supplémentaire certainement refusée) et une suite sur Chine des 12 gravées par Florian (notre exemplaire possède la suite complète). Enfin notre exemplaire est bien complet du spécimen de 8 pages présenté sous chemise. Une déchirure en pied du premier plat, sinon agréable exemplaire.  

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        Roode-Kruishond en Oorlogshond. [Rode Kruis Hond].

      's-Gravenhage, “Luctor et Emergo”, 1907.. Crown quarto. Pp. 61, (2). Illustrated with many photographs, plates, drawings. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's green limp cloth, plate mounted on cover, a lovely drawing of a rescue dog in action, white lettering, decorative endpapers, old small shelf ticket, old institutional stamp to bottom of title-page. In about fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. Jhr. Carel Adriaan Jan Meijer, (1864-1927) began his military career as a corporal and became Major in 1916. He was active as military dog trainer and in 1909 established the Dutch Association for Red Cross Dogs (dissolved in 1967). In the First World War he led Red Cross rescue dogs in the battlefield of Argonne. For his life time service he received several awards, including the Insigne de Mérite de la Croix Rouge de Belgique. The book is in practice a blueprint for the establishment of the Dutch Association. Meijer brings firsthand testimonies from other European associations with whom he has been in contact for the preparation of his plan. He talks about history of the war dog, experience in the German, Italian, and Russian armies, etc. He discusses principles of dog education, training, and exercise; the well-being of the dog, accommodation, equipment, etc. He also includes the annual report for 1903 of the Deutscher Verein für Sanituatshunde, and finally brings in detail the Breed Standard of the Nederlandsche Herdershonden. The book ends with a double-page list of the dead, wounded or missed in action dogs in the main battlefields of the 19th Century. Extremely rare landmark in the history of European Red Cross rescue and war dog. OCLC locates only single copy worldwide outside the Netherlands (3 copies), that in US Army Heritage & Education Center.

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        Landh?user [Gebundene Ausgabe] Hermann Muthesius (Autor)

      Mann (Gebr.), Berlin, 1907. Das architektonische Werk von Hermann Muthesius, der 1907 zu den Mitbegr?ndern des Deutschen Werkbundes geh?rte, hat in den letzten Jahren immer mehr an Bedeutung gewonnen. Seine Landh?user sind mit ihren wohlgeordneten G?rten Inseln der Ruhe und Geborgenheit. Hohe Kamine, weit heruntergezogene D?cher, tief in den Laibungen sitzende Fenster bestimmen den unverwechselbaren Charakter dieser Geb?ude. Muthesius hat nicht die englischen Formen nachgeahmt, sondern seinen H?usern die Art zu wohnen, das Flair des ?u?eren gegeben, wie es in England ?blich war. Merkmale, die diesen H?usern noch heute eigen sind und sie zu etwas ganz Besonderem machen, wie es in der Architektur nur ganz vereinzelt zu finden ist. Die Wiederauflage der ?Landh?user? bietet die M?glichkeit, sie in Ruhe betrachten zu k?nnen, die noch bestehenden zu besichtigen, sich ein Bild von ihrem speziellen Charme zu machen und dazu Muthesius? eigene Kommentare zu lesen. Autor: Hermann Muthesius (1861?1927) war Architekt und Architekturschriftsteller. Als Attach? der Deutschen Botschaft in London (1896?1903) hatte er Gelegenheit, sich mit dem Wesen der englischen Wohnkultur vertraut zu machen. Muthesius geh?rte zu den Gr?ndern des Deutschen Werkbundes und errichtete f?r dessen Ausstellung 1914 in K?ln die Halle der Farbenschau. Bedeutend sind seine Landhausbauten.

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        THE SECRET AGENT

      1907. [a handsome copy] A Simple Tale. London: Methuen & Co., (1907). 40 pp ads dated Sept 1907. Original deep red cloth with gilt-decorated spine. First Edition of this tale of espionage sited in Russia. The idea for the story came from an actual 1890s revolutionary attempt to blow up the Observatory at Greenwich. Conrad initially planned this to be a short story (titled "Verloc"); however, as he "got into" it, he lengthened it into a full-blown novel. He then strove to make it a popular novel, one that would provide him with the cash he needed to get out from under pressing debts; however, after an initial flourish, sales dropped off and the book was not reprinted until 1914, after the success of CHANCE reawakened interest in Conrad. ~The initial printing consisted of 2,500 copies, including 500 for the colonies and 500 for Canada. However, the good initial reception of the book prompted the publisher to use the colonial copies for the domestic market instead, replacing the colonial half-title and title with the standard domestic one -- "there is no visible evidence of cancellation and for all practical purposes we must regard these copies as indistinguishable from the regular domestic issue" [Cagle].~This is an attractive, near-fine copy (spine very slightly faded but less than usual, a few trivial marks on the endpapers); the original endpapers show no cracking, and there is none of the often-pervasive foxing. In our experience LORD JIM, YOUTH and THE SECRET AGENT are the toughest of Conrad's first published editions to find in collectible condition. Cagle A12a(1); a "Modern Library 100" selection and a "Connolly 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement" selection.

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        Wirtschaftliche Eisenbahn-Erkundungen im mittleren und nördlichen Deutsch-Ostafrika.

      [Berlin], Kolonial-Wirtschaftliches Komitee 1907; EA; ca 24x17 cm; IV, 211 Seiten mit 75 Abbildungen, 1 Textskizze und 5 (3 farbig gefaltete] Karten; Originalkartonbroschureinband mit Deckeltitel (Einband leicht bestoßen und gering lichtrandig, Buchrücken in alter Zeit mit Leinwand verstärkt, 1 Karte mit Stempel; sonst guter Zustand)Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kolonien

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        The Ingoldsby Legends

      London: J. M. Dent & Co; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co,, 1907. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Large quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and cover gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, dark green pictorial endpapers. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 23 plates mounted on green paper with printed tissue-guards, 12 tinted plates, 66 illustrations within the text. Ribbon ties lacking, light spotting to covers, slight toning to fore and bottom edges of text block. An excellent copy with bright contents. Signed limited edition. Number 467 of a limited edition of 560 large-paper copies numbered and signed by the illustrator. This is the first signed limited edition of Rackham's illustrated edition of Barham's Ingoldsby Legends. It was originally published in 1898 (for which there was no deluxe signed edition) but for 1907 was revised and largely redrawn, so that "greater prominence could be given to the illustrations by better and larger reproductions, including a greater number of illustrations in colour" (Rackham's Prefatory Note).

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        La Vie illustrée ( tous les numéros du n° 1 d'Octobre 1898 au n° 478 du 22 novembre 1907, reliés en 12 volumes. Années 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906 et 1907. Contient aussi Les Annales - Noël 1907 - et Galerie Théâtrale - 3 livraisons 1907 - )

      La Vie illustrée - Manzi, Joyant et Cie, 1907. 12 vol. in - folio rel. demi - basane fauve, dos à 5 nerfs, très nombreuses photographies, La Vie illustrée - Manzi, Joyant et Cie, Paris, 1898 - 1907, (vol. 1) 314+290 pp., (vol. 2) pp. 292 - 400 + 440 pp. + 64 pp., (vol. 3) pp. 66 - 430 + 312 pp., (vol. 4) pp. 314 - 440 + 428 pp. + 96 pp., (vol. 5) pp. 98 - 424 + 328 pp., (vol. 6) pp. 330 - 440 + 412 pp. + 155 pp., (vol. 7) pp. 158 - 516 + 356 pp., (vol. 8) pp. 358 - 418 + 434 pp. + 144 pp., (vol. 9) pp. 146 - 428 + 358 pp., (vol. 10) pp. 360 - 438 + 434 pp. + 175 pp., (vol. 11) pp. 178 - 416 + 428 pp., (vol. 12) pp. 430 - 444 + 936 pp. + env. 50 ff. pour Les Annales + 15 grandes planches couleurs pour la Galerie Théâtrale. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. frottées sur dos, petit ressaut en t.10, 4 premiers ff. décrochés en t.4, 1 pl. faible en t. 7, bon état par ailleurs, avec reliures solides et intérieurs frais.) pour cet ensemble rare de tous les numéros de cet hebdomadaire, de sa fondation jusqu'à l'année 1907. Cette revue se caractérisait par un recours massif à la photographie et un certain goût pour le sensationnalisme (images de famine en Chine par exemple). Elle continua à publier jusqu'en 1911. Un passionnant ensemble, pour plonger dans l'actualité des années 1900 (expédition Marchand, Exposition Universelle, Siège des légations à Pékins, Guerres des Boers, Guerre russo - japonaise, Expulsion des congrégations, etc.). Prix pour l'ensemble. Poids de 49 Kg. Français

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        Der Wahn und die Träume in W. Jensens "Gradiva". (Schriften zur angewandten Seelenkunde, herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Sigm. Freud. Estes Heft)

      Leipzid und Wien, Franz Deuticke, 1907. 81-[1] pp broché, couverture jaune d'origine, sous chemise demi-chagrin noir et étui modernes(Devauchelle) 1907, 1907, in-8, 81-[1] pp, broché, couverture jaune d'origine, sous chemise demi-chagrin noir et étui modernes(Devauchelle), Édition originale, avec une couverture de relais portant la date du second tirage, 1908. Premier ouvrage publié par Freud ayant pour objet l'étude psychanalytique d'une oeuvre littéraire et publication pionnière de ce type de commentaire, faite à la demande de Jung ; elle prend pour objet la nouvelle "Gradiva" de Wilhelm Jensen, racontant l'histoire d'un archéologue qui tombe amoureux d'une jeune fille grecque figurée sur un bas-relief antique. Norman II, F64. Dufresne, Bibliographie des écrits de Freud, 1907a

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        [THE CHINESE EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY] Kharbin i O-vo K.V.Gh.d.: (K voprosu o vzaimnyh otnosheniyah O-va Kitaiskoi zheleznoi dorogi i naseleniya goroda Kharbina) [i.e. Harbin and The Chinese Eastern Railway Company: (On relationships between The Chinese Eastern Railway Company and Kharbin's population)]

      Harbin: Tov. gazetnykh rabotnikov Elektro-par. tip.-lit. T-va Bergut i Syn, 1907. 14 pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Clean copy with slightly tanned wrappers. Tears to the wrappers, a piece of the end cover is missing, very fragile edges. A good copy. A rare, perhaps unique work focusing on relationships between The Chinese Eastern Railway Company and Harbin's population. This is the history of the emergence of Russians in the north of China, associated with the construction and operation of the Chinese Eastern Railway. It is owing to the CER that the Russian city of Harbin was established in the late 19th century to house those who built and maintained the Railway, the construction of which began in 1897. In 1900, the Russian Empire (together with other countries) participated in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion and took advantage of the opportunity this afforded to occupy the north-eastern province of Dai Qing-Guo, thereby accruing additional benefits by their presence in the region. Later the Chinese and Russian governments held unsuccessful negotiations to settle the dispute, leading in 1903 to the creation of the Far East Viceroyalty to bring the matter to a conclusion. Russia's defeat in the war with Japan had an impact on the future prospects of the CER. According to the Treaty of Portsmouth (1905) a large part of the southern branch of the CER, which had fallen to the Japanese, was officially transferred to Japan. This put an end to the Russian government's plans to use the Railway to trade in the markets of the Asia-Pacific region. This book narrates what became of the people and state in Harbin after 1907, in light of the Chinese Eastern Railway and the Treaty of Portsmouth. It examines with plentiful examples the position of Russian citizens in China, the rights and duties of the Chinese Eastern Railway Company and its legal footing, its critics, and other legal matters.

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        THE CHINESE EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY] Kharbin i O-vo K.V.Gh.d.: (K voprosu o vzaimnyh otnosheniyah O-va Kitaiskoi zheleznoi dorogi i naseleniya goroda Kharbina) [i.e. Harbin and The Chinese Eastern Railway Company: (On relationships between The Chinese Eastern Railway Company and Kharbin's population)]

      Tov. gazetnykh rabotnikov Elektro-par. tip.-lit. T-va Bergut i Syn, Harbin 1907 - 14 pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Clean copy with slightly tanned wrappers. Tears to the wrappers, a piece of the end cover is missing, very fragile edges. A good copy. A rare, perhaps unique work focusing on relationships between The Chinese Eastern Railway Company and Harbin's population. This is the history of the emergence of Russians in the north of China, associated with the construction and operation of the Chinese Eastern Railway. It is owing to the CER that the Russian city of Harbin was established in the late 19th century to house those who built and maintained the Railway, the construction of which began in 1897. In 1900, the Russian Empire (together with other countries) participated in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion and took advantage of the opportunity this afforded to occupy the north-eastern province of Dai Qing-Guo, thereby accruing additional benefits by their presence in the region. Later the Chinese and Russian governments held unsuccessful negotiations to settle the dispute, leading in 1903 to the creation of the Far East Viceroyalty to bring the matter to a conclusion. Russia's defeat in the war with Japan had an impact on the future prospects of the CER. According to the Treaty of Portsmouth (1905) a large part of the southern branch of the CER, which had fallen to the Japanese, was officially transferred to Japan. This put an end to the Russian government's plans to use the Railway to trade in the markets of the Asia-Pacific region. This book narrates what became of the people and state in Harbin after 1907, in light of the Chinese Eastern Railway and the Treaty of Portsmouth. It examines with plentiful examples the position of Russian citizens in China, the rights and duties of the Chinese Eastern Railway Company and its legal footing, its critics, and other legal matters. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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        CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION, BY BERNARD SHAW, BEING NO. 4 OF THE NOVELS OF HIS NONAGE. ALSO THE ADMIRABLE BASHVILLE, AND AN ESSAY ON MODERN PRIZEFIGHTING

      London: Archibal Constable & Co. Ltd, 1907. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Green cloth. Reprint of the 1901 Second Revised Edition of Shaw's first book with additions. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to his Swedish translator, Hugo Vallentin, on the half-title page and dated 12 December 1908. Bookplate of Archibald Firestone on the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Constantinople aux derniers jours d'Abdul - Hamid.

      Marcel Rivière, s.a. (1907). Cm. 23,5, pp. viii, 673 (1). Con molte illustrazioni fotografiche nel testo. Solida ed elegante leg. coeva in mezza pelle con punte. Dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro ripetuti al piatto anteriore. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale ed unica, molto rara.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        [STALIN'S FIRST APPEARANCE AS ONE OF BOLSHEVIK LEADERS] Protokoly Obyedinitel'nogo syezda Rossiyskoy Sotsial'demokraticheskoy Rabochey Partii, sostoyavshegosya v Stokgolme [i.e. The Protocols of the Unity Congress of Russian Social-Democratic Party in Stockholm in 1906]

      Moscow: K.Ivanov, 1907. [2], VI, 420 pp. 22,5x14,5 cm. Original printed wrapper. Uncut. Very good. Extremely rare. The book contains the full version of all speeches on the fourth congress of Social Democrats that happened in Stockholm in 1906. That congress was the important point in Stalin's life - he was chosen to be one of the three delegates from Caucasus. It was slightly unexpected because before 1906 he was mostly in charge of the terrorist activity and have not published any articles or theoretical works unlike Lenin and other important party members. The book has the list of all the delegates - Stalin is listed under the pseudonym Ivanovich. It is possibly the first time he is mentioned in print. The debates at the congress were concentrated around the agrarian question (what would happened with the land after the revolution) - Lenin was leading the most radical position based on nationalizing the land and was defeated by much more moderate Mensheviks. Later when the party split up that was named as one of the reason. It's known that Stalin didn't take Lenin's side on that matter and was in favor of compromising strategy proposed by Borisov. The book was printed in St. Petersburg in 1907. Soon it was banned by the order of court (see 'Index of banned books' (Alfavitnyi ukazatel' knig na kotorye nalozhen arest). SPb., 1907, p. 35). It was also dangerous to possess such book in USSR as this congress was one of Bolsheviks' weaker moments.

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        1907 Original Hardback Wisden Almanack,

      This lot is an 1907 Original Hardback Wisden Almanack. 10th Hardback! In Very Good+ Condition. This book is very nice, it has had no restoration, the front board is very nice with shiny, original gilt, the spine cloth is a little dark but the gilt is still shiny, internally it has strong hinges and very nice pastedowns and pages, this would be a 9 if it was not for 2 Sydney Pardon (Editor) book club stamps on the pastedowns, tightly bound and an excellent photoplate (no tissue paper and small, hard to notice tear, to next page).

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