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        Small Archive relating to His First Wife and Her Children plus a Photo.; Includes: (1) an undated cabinet card photo of Michelson taken or sold by Bessford, 288 Fifth Avenue, New York City; (2) a small envelope (without letter, but with stamps and cancellation) addressed to Ensign A. A. Michelson, U.S Practice Ship Constellation, New Bedford, Mass.; (3) an Autograph note (and small envelope dated Sept. 25, 1896 to his wife which is signed "Albert;" (4) a printed black-bordered condolence acknowledgement in German from Elizabeth Hertz (wife of Heinrich Hertz) dated 1894, and in an envelope addressed to Albert at the University of Chicago; (5) three letters from Germany dated 1898, 1899, and 1900 written to Mrs. A. G. Heminway in New Rochelle from "Your affectionate daughter" (presumably Margaret) in Germany; (6) a 1906 postcard addressed to Miss E. Michelson in New Rochelle and a 1900 postcard to Miss Elsa Michelson sent from Germany and signed "Albert" (her brother rather than he

      Various locations, Various dates. Very Good. Albert Michelson was the first American scientist to win a Nobel Prize when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1907. The photograph, which shows a vigorous-looking man in early middle age, was probably taken before Michelson won the Nobel Prize (when he was 55). He graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1873 and spent two years at sea (which is probably when the first item was sent). He married Margaret Heminway of New Rochelle in 1877 and promptly secured the financial support he needed to carry out his scientific experiments from Margaret's wealthy father. Albert and Margaret had three children (Albert, Truman and Elsa). The 1896 letter to Margaret is a brief, impersonal note sent from Chicago to New Rochelle in which he says he is sending her $250 and that he has told her she can get two gowns. He divorced Margaret in 1898 and remarried the following year. Albert Michelson apparently had little or no contact with Margaret or any of their three children after the divorce. Oddly, his official Nobel biography does not even mention his first wife or the three children from that marriage although it does mention his second wife and the children from that marriage.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        My African Journey

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. FIRST EDITION. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL CLOTH of Churchill stirring account of his African travels. Complete with 61 photographic illustrations and three maps. "In autumn 1907 [Churchill] set out on a tour of east Africa which began as a hunting expedition but turned into a semi-official inquiry into colonial affairs. In Kenya he went big-game hunting and investigated the conditions of African contract workers. In Uganda he visited Christian missions, took tea with Daudi Chewa, the eleven-year-old kabaka of Buganda, and took up with great enthusiasm the project for a dam across the Ripon Falls" (Dictionary of National Biography). "Living more by his pen than his ministerial salary, Churchill contracted to write a series of articles for the Strand Magazine. These were expanded into a book, My African Journey, published in 1908… My African Journey gives a vivid and sometimes exciting picture of Africa and the author's progress. It is also instructive, as befits Churchill's instincts as an itinerant politician" (Sandys, Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill). London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. Octavo, original pictorial red cloth. Publisher's catalog bound in rear (as issued). Mild fading to spine (less than usual), slight lean to binding, a little foxing to text block edges (text exceptionally clean). A handsome copy with front cover colors particularly strong.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Una di quelle signore

      Luigi D'Angelilli Editore, 1907. in 16° - pp.142 - Mezza tela - Rarissimo - Tagli rossi. Conservazione più che buona - Non censito su ICCU al settembre 2013

      [Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl]
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        Woman In All Ages And Countries

      Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons, 1907. Full leather. Ten volumes. Octavo. Woman In All Ages and All Countries, by various authors. The Astral Edition is printed on Japan vellum paper and limited to two hndred and fifty numbered and registered sets of which this is number 12. Illustrations are in two states coloured other copper-tone and with protected descriptive tissue guard. Bound by Barrie in full navy blue morocco, covers double gilt ruled line, spine gilt decorations of crowns and floral motif, all edges gilt, inner covers of tan and green morocco with intericate floral pattern, silk blue doublures. A beautiful set in fine binding. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Nearest the Pole.

      New York: Doubleday & Company,, April 1907. A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S. S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906. Large octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spine, emblaem to front in red white and gilt, top edge gilt. Coloured frontispiece and 32 black and white photographic plates, folding coloured map at the rear. Rubbing to ends and corners but a smart copy, rear hinge cracked, otherwise internally fresh, a very good copy indeed. First edition, inscribed by Peary on the title page "yours sincerely, R. E. Peary, U.S.N." Also includes, tipped in to front free endpaper, a typed letter signed (dated 14 May 1907) by Peary, and another signed clipping from a typed letter, both addressed to the owner of this book, W. D. Vincent (his illustrated bookplate to front pastedown). William D. Vincent (1866-1935) was a book collector and amateur historian interested in Pacific Northwest History. Professionally he was a banker in Spokane, Washington. Vincent's papers are held at Washington State University. He has also tipped in facing the half title a typed letter signed from James Cool dated 25 February 1898, observing that "you are personally acquainted with Lieut. Peary, U.S.N. who is to deliver a lecture under the auspices of the Young Men's Fraternity of the M.E. Church of this city [Spokane, Washington], in the First M. E. Church, Monday night March 7th [1898]", and asking "you to introduce Lieut. Peary to the audience on that evening." Vincent has also tipped in his typed notes, with manuscript corrections, for that speech: "Within the past year, you all know that Norway has gained the honor long held by our country, that of having reached fartherest North. There is with us tonight an American who has experienced all the terrors of the Artic, one whose plan and perseverance will meet with success, one who will carry the stars and stripes farther North than the flag of Norway has been carried." The Norwegians in question who in 1895 had reached the "fartherest North" were of course Fridtjof Nansen and Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen. "In his continuing assault on the North Pole, Peary had to keep raising funds by any means, including lobbying, lecturing, and publishing books such as this as [his] justification of further attempts. Combined with the financial support of the Peary Antarctic Club and the personal enthusiasm of President Theodore Roosevelt, the 1905-06 expedition was notable for a number of factors, although unsuccessful in its ultimate goal." (Books on Ice 5.10). Peary was eventually to reach the Pole (though his claim is now disputed, it was accepted at the time) in 1909. A highly compelling copy, with documentary material emblematic of Peary's continued endeavours.

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        Viterbo nella storia della chiesa. Vol. I Vol. II parte I Vol. II parte II

      Tipografia Cionfi Tipografia Unione, 1907-1940. in-8 3 voll

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        ALMANACH POUR 1908

      Edition du Groupe des XXX (trente), PARIS, ROUEN, décembre 1907 Petit in-4°, format carré (22,5 x 22). 40 pages. Après les pages liminaires et un dessin de Henri MATISSE, les douze mois de l'année se succèdent avec chacun un petit texte et un dessin. Les auteurs des textes sont EMILE VERHAEREN, TRISTAN KLINGSOR, FERNAND FLEURET, A.M. GOSSEZ, GABRIEL MONMERT, PHILEAS LEBESGUE, PIERRE MARIDORT, PAUL DESNUES, ALBERT HENNEQUIN, CHARLES THEOPILE FERET, FRANCIS YARD, J. MAS DE BRIEU, LOUIS MULLER, MME MULLER Y ALBERRO, CHARLES DUHAMEL, Les dessins ont pour auteurs: WIELHORSKY, RAOUL DUFY, GASTON GOSSELIN, EDMOND VAN OFFEL, ERNEST MOREL, CHARLES DUHAMEL, EUGENE TIRVERT, CHARLES FRECHON, ROBERT PINCHON, PIERRE MULLER, HENRI DELEPOUVE. On trouve aussi 3 dessins hors texte, l'un de OTHON FRIESZ, les deux autres de MAURICE DE VLAMINCK. Mentionnons aussi les 12 culs de lampe de PIERRE MULLER. Cet exemplaire, sur papier bulle à dessin est numéroté 130 (sur 450). Très bel état si on tient compte de l'âge du livre et de la nature du papier. l'âge et de la nature du papier.

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        Photo Album - NW Frontier - Khybar Pass, British India with Negatives

      Pakistan, 1907. Peshawar, Khyber Pass, North West Frontier Province [Pakistan], 1907-1916. Album of snapshot photographs taken by an officer of the Indian Army, conceivably Major George Weston, surgeon for the Royal Army Medical Corps, who, at Dagshai, constructed the famous and fabled grave memorial to his wife Mary Rebecca Weston. Contains 163 vintage gelatin silver print photographs printed in postcard format, measuring approximately 12,5 x 7,5 cm, neatly ensconced behind window mounts, recto and verso onto 35 thick leaves. Qto. album, illustrated green cloth boards, measuring approximately 35 x 20 x 5 cm. Album is wrapped in brown paper with mailing label addressed to Miss M. Dunford, 41 Victoria Road, in Frome, England. Together with 101 original film negatives, some of which are captioned and dated 1910, contained in a separate purpose-made 'Eastman Negative Album' with tissue sleeves for each one. Negatives album measures approximately 7,5 x 10,5 x 3 cm. Sage cloth titled boards with folding envelope style spine and snap closure. Most negatives measure approximately 14 x 9 cm, a scant few varying slightly in size. Several photographs faded, although the original negatives facilitate reprinting, the lot otherwise in Very Good Condition. Uncommon pre-independence views of the northern reaches of present-day Pakistan, these original photographs and film negatives demonstrate the resolute efforts to maintain supremacy over the trade route region, and thus a great advantage for the British Empire. These snapshot photographs illustrate settlements and works of British Army posted in the North West Frontier Province, now part of Pakistan, from the time of the 1908 punitive campaigns against the Zakka Khelthe Afridis in the Bazar Valley, and against the Mohmands in the Khyber Pass, and through the Great War. The North-West Frontier (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) region of the British Indian Empire was the most difficult area to conquer in South Asia. With the expansion of the Russian Empire into Central Asia in the twentieth century, stability of the Frontier and control of Afghanistan became cornerstones of defensive strategy for British India. The Khyber Pass, one of the two principle gateways on the North West Frontier has been an important trade route between Central Asia and South Asia since ancient times. Since annexation by the East India Company, the Khyber Pass has served as an important strategic military region. Control of the region in fact depended to a large extent on the Punjab Frontier Force which was recruited from local tribesmen and commanded by British officers. After the First World War, the British would construct a heavily engineered railway through the Pass. The Khyber Pass Railway from Jamrud, near Peshawar, to the Afghan border near Landi Kotal, was opened in 1925. Very rare is the early visual testimony to trade control in the wild frontier regions, with a spectacular view of a rudimentary open-air Customs House, essentially a shelter with two desks, situated in the Domel Valley, now part of the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. In order to assert control and render the seditious indigenous tribal groups tractable, large military camps were erected throughout the mountainous regions, including the Khyber Pass Military Encampment at Ali Masjid, which is seen here. Other encampments are shown, possibly at Fort Peshawar. "Landi Kotal Fort" captions one of the negatives which is also included as a printed photograph. Situated only 5 kilometers east of the Afghanistan border, the small fort guards the western end of the Khyber Pass. Landi Kotal was a vulnerable frontier outpost in the 19th and 20th centuries. [Contemporary to this album, the 1909 edition of "The Imperial Gazetteer of India" identified the settlement as "the westernmost point on the Khyber Pass occupied by the British Government". During the Second Anglo-Afghan War Landi Kotal had served as an encampment of the 12,000-strong Peshawar Valley Field Force under General Sir Samuel Browne who was crossing the Khyber Pass on the way towards Kabul at the start of the war.] At Jamrud Fort trenches are being constructed, a power line erected, and other works are being accomplished. "N.W.R. Last Patrol House" captions another view, which was evidently taken whilst leaning out of a moving railcar. [In 1901 the broad gauge North West Railway was extended from Peshawar to Jamrud.] Rail travel was imperative and being rapidly developped in the region. An excellent view captures a locomotive going through the Khojak Tunnel, a 3.91 km railway tunnel constructed in 1891 near the Afghanistan border at Chaman in Qilla Abdullah District of Balochistan Province, Pakistan. [Each mile cost approximately 50,000 rupees to construct.] Most unexpected perhaps, is a snapshot view of a military procession, marching in unison and drums playing, in desolate dusty grounds for an unidentified occasion. Further photographs capture a grand event which was held during the officer's stay in the North West Frontier Province, perhaps a sports day with formal inspection. Whole regiments and small groups of men are seen hard at work, conveying trucks, supplies, and the necessary accoutrements for erecting more tent cities. In one case a cliff-side road edge has crumbled under the tires. Two captions identify "No. 2 MT [Mechanical Transport] Company" and a regiment as "No. 3 Section." A close-up look at one of the photographs reveals "54 M [Mountain] Corps" consuming a valley floor with its tents surrounding a walled fort. Rugged Thornycroft trucksare seen in convoys and working solo, mostly J-Types and tipping wagons. In contrast, nomads and tribesmen travelled through the pass by camel. [Thornycroft was a United Kingdom-based vehicle manufacturer established in 1896. In 1899 the War Office purchased its first Thornycroft steam lorry for experimental use by the Royal Engineers. The J-Type truck was the company?s first vehicle supplied to the military in significant numbers. Designed to meet a 1911 British War Office specification fora 3-ton "subsidy scheme" cargo truck, Thornycroft supplied the War Office with 24 H-, J- and K-Type chassis between August 1912 and May 1913. In January 1913 Thornycroft was awarded a certificate of acceptance for the performance of its Type K our-cylinder 30hp lorry subsidy lorry, having passed testing by the Mechanical Transport Committee. Evidence within suggests that this album was compiled by Major George Oswald Weston, RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), a physician who in 1907 was posted to a garrison Military Hospital in British India, and the husband of Mary Rebecca Weston who died along with their unborn infant during childbirth in December 1909. The grave monument built for Mary is the center image of the first page. The album also contains a snapshot photograph of the officer in front of a medical army vehicle with its red cross ensign, while some photographic negatives are images of the officer's elegant and modest wife. [Major George Oswald Weston and Mary Rebecca (née Delanty, born 1873) married in Rawalpindi on 20 April 1892. A First-class Assistant-Surgeon in the Indian Army, Indian Subordinate Medical Department, on 17 April 1909 he was assigned the rank of Senior Assistant Surgeon with the honorary rank of Lieutenant. After many years being childless, around that time the couple decided to take in a girl named Grace Maude Clare, the daughter of a widowed mother of seven. Shortly thereafter Mary did in fact become pregnant, but most tragically, she and the infant died during childbirth, at Dagshai, one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The grief stricken Major had an exquisite altar dedicated to her memory at St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Dagshai, and erected a magnificent headstone over her grave. Concluding that he could not raise a girl on his own, little Grace was returned to her mother in exchange for her brother Philip. Major Weston stayed in British India for some time, being made Senior Assistant Surgeon with the honorary rank of Captain, on 1 February, 1914. Interestingly, the views in this album span the time-frame which Major Weston is known to have been in the NW Frontier region, 1907-1914. Further research is required to learn more about his career or later life.] [The gravesite of Mary Rebecca Weston and her unborn child has a legacy of its own. A beautiful marble structure of an angel overlooking the woman and her baby, was designed and made in England and placed in the cemetery of Dagshai, over her tomb. It was cared for meticulously during the era of British rule, however, a century later, the grave is now in ruins, having been substantially chipped away by superstitious locals who believed that possessing a piece of the statue would increase the chances of conception, and furthermore bring the blessing of a baby boy.] The negatives contain images of the officer's wife, which may be the last photographic images of the idolized Mary Rebecca Weston. Several views reveal that the officer did some travelling throughout the colonial British province, possibly on medical duty. Scenes in Murree, which was a Hill station in Punjab, present-day Pakistan, and near the border of Jammu and Kashmir, include Pindi Point and the English church. A mountain view is captioned "Snow hills in Kashmir" indicating that the order was crossed. The old brick treasury building in Rawalpindi also makes a lovely nostalgic scene. Other highlights of the bygone British-rule era include: General Nicholson's Obelisk or Nicholson's Memorial, a granite obelisk monument approximately 40 feet in height erected in 1868, and situated at the Tarnol pass in the Margalla Hills, overlooking the Grand Trunk Road which connects Islamabad with Peshawar. [Brigadier-General John Nicholson CB (1822-1857) was a Victorian era military officer known for his role in British India. A charismatic and authoritarian figure, Nicholson created a legend for himself as a political officer under Henry Lawrence in the frontier provinces of the British Empire in India. He was instrumental in the settlement of the North-West Frontier and played a noted part in the Indian Mutiny.] The statue of Queen Victoria erected at Rawalpindi in 1909. The statue, sculpted in England, was plcaed on a pedestal at the junction of The Mall and the Murree Road. The Mountain Artillery marched past it during its formal unveiling. It is now in the grounds of the British High Commision. Islamia College in Peshawar, founded in October 1913 by Nawab Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Khan. North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) was a province of British India, formally established in 1901 by the British administration, out of the North-Westerly areas of the originally Pashtun lands which were merged with old Punjab, initially under a Chief Commissioner, and then a full-fledged Governor beginning circa 1938. Referendum was held to decide the future of NWFP after it was made part of Pakistan. The province was dissolved in 1955, after eight years of being part of the independent state of Pakistan. . Very Good.

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      London, Warne & Co., 1907.. FIRST EDITION 1907 IN MOST OF GLASSINE DUSTWRAPPER. 142 x 110 mm, 5 5/8 x 4¼ inches, tan boards, white lettering, rectangular colour plate onlaid, 85 pages, coloured frontispiece and 26 coloured plates, printed 1 side only. Slight rubbing to tail of lower hinge, slight fading to spine, otherwise covers very bright. Contents very nice, no inscriptions. Near Fine in tattered original printed GLASSINE WRAPPER (dw: split in 2 on spine, most of spine missing, piece missing across top of blank upper panel, 25 - 30 mm deep (1-1¼ inches), small chip at top of lower panel just affecting ruled border, all printed areas intact, i.e. lower panel and 2 inner flaps). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U.

      Berlin, 5. XI. 1907 [Datum des Poststempels]. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Verso eh. Adresse. An den Kunstschriftsteller Lothar Brieger-Wasservogel (1879-1949) in Berlin-Wilmersdorf: "Ich wollte Sie nur davon benachrichtigen, daß die gewünschten Blätter bereit liegen u. jederzeit abgeholt werden können [.]". - Brieger hatte 1902 über Max Klinger publiziert, 1903 über Rodin und 1906 über den "Fall Liebermann". 1914 wurde er Kunstkritiker bei der "Berliner Zeitung am Mittag" und der "Vossischen Zeitung", später auch für den Ullstein-Verlag. Zu seinen Werken zählen "Das Kunstsammeln: Eine kurze Einführung in seine Theorie und Praxis" (1917) und "Ein Jahrhundert deutscher Erstausgaben: Die wichtigsten Erst- und Originalausgaben von etwa 1750 bis etwa 1880" (1925). 1933 musste Brieger emigrieren; er betrieb in Shanghai einen Antiquitätenhandel und schrieb für amerikanische Zeitungen. Nach Kriegsende kehrte er nach Westberlin zurück. - Beiliegdn alte Sammlungsumschläge. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Ames Bretonnes. Trois contes illustrés par J. Wély.

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza & Cie, 1907, 1 volume in-8 de 235x168 mm environ, 145 pages, demi maroquin à coins vert emeraud, dos à nerfs portant titres bruns sur pièces de titres, havane, orné de caissons dorés à petits motifs mosaïqués aux entrenerfs, cuir souligné d'un filet doré sur les plats, tranche de tête dorée, gardes marbres. Exemplaire N° 6, un des 10 exemplaires (1à 10) sur Japon, contenant une aquarelle originale de l'artiste, un état en couleurs sur Japon mince et un état en noir. Illustrations de J. WELY. Dos insolé, sinon parfait état. Camille Mauclair (de son vrai nom : Camille Laurent Célestin Faust), né le 29 novembre 1872 à Paris 5e et mort le 23 avril 1945 dans le 7e arrondissement de Paris, est un poète, romancier, historien d'art et critique littéraire français.Il fut un vichyste convaincu sous l'Occupation. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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         Track chart. S.Y. "Lysistrata".

      London Henry Hughes & Son 1907 350 x 660 mm, montée sur carton de l'époque. Carte de croisière du Lysistrata, luxueux yacht du propriétaire du New York Herald Carte marine imprimée en couleurs, sur laquelle sont indiqués par un point rouge les ports d'escale et, tracé au crayon rouge, le trajet de la croisière effectuée en Asie de janvier à juin 1908 par James Gordon-Bennett sur le S.Y. (steam yacht) Lysistrata. Un papier bleu dactylographié contrecollé sur la carte indique les escalesau départ de Cannes : Naples, la mer Rouge, Ceylan, l'Indonésie, les Philippines, Hong-Kong, Singapour, et retour à Beaulieu par le canal de Suez, Beyrouth et la Grèce. Le Lysistrata, luxueux yacht à vapeur de 100 mètres, appartenait au magnat de la presse James Gordon-Bennett, riche et extravagant propriétaire du New York Herald. Né à New-York en 1841, il s'installa en France à partir de 1877, d'où il continua de diriger son journal par télégraphe. En 1903 il acheta la villa Namouna à Beaulieu-sur-Mer, près de laquelle il amarrait son yacht quand il n'y embarquait pas pour de longues croisières en compagnie d'hôtes illustres. Joint une gouache originale représentant le Lysistrata au mouillage, peinte sur une fine planche de bois au format carte postale. La carte est uniformément passée, sauf à l'endroit où était attachée la carte représentant le yacht.

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        Un cœur virginal.

      Paris, Mercure de France, 1907,in-12, bradel cartonnage de papier vert mordoré, plat supérieur de la couverture illustré par G. d'Espagnat conservé, non rogné, 250 pp. Edition originale enrichie de ce bel envoi : "A un coeur virginal, avec l'admiration de l'auteur, Remy de Gourmont". Le dos légèrement passé présente un petit manque à la coiffe supérieure, sinon charmant cartonnage d'époque portant l'ex-libris d'Edward Wassermann gravé à l'eau-forte par Marie Laurencin.

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        THE CYCLOPEDIA OF INDIA. Biographical - Historical - Administrative -Commercial. 3 Vols.

      The Cyclopedia Publishing Coy., Calcutta 1907-08-09. 4°, (8),1 colourplate,400,(4) pp. 1 colourplate,(4), 390,(6) pp. (2), 1 colourplate,(6),500,(6) pp., richly illustrated in text., bound in comtemporary halfleather with gilt spine and gilt super exlibr. 16050734

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        The Steerage.

      printed 1915 1907 - Photogravure on Japanese tissue paper (12-5/8 x 10-1/4 inches), mounted, framed and glazed. Stieglitz's most iconic photograph. In June 1907, Stieglitz and his family sailed to Europe to visit relatives and friends. They booked passage on the SS Kaiser Wilhelm II, one of the largest and fastest ships in the world at that time. According to Stieglitz, sometime after their third day of travel, he went for a walk around the ship and came upon a viewpoint that looked down toward the lower class passengers area, known on most ships as the steerage. The Steerage began its life as a masterpiece four years after its creation, with Stieglitz's publication of it in a 1911 issue of Camera Work devoted exclusively to his photographs in the "new" style, together with a Cubist drawing by Picasso. Stieglitz loved to recount how the great painter had praised the collage-like dispersal of forms and shifting depths of The Steerage. Canonised retroactively, the photograph allowed Stieglitz to put his chosen medium on par with the experimental European painting and sculpture he imported and exhibited at his gallery. Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) was a major force in the promotion and elevation of photography as a fine art in America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Steerage is considered Stieglitz's signature work, and was proclaimed by the artist and illustrated in histories of the medium as his first "modernist" photograph. It marks Stieglitz's transition away from painterly prints of Symbolist subjects to a more straightforward depiction of quotidian life.

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        Northanger Abbey

      Deluxe vellum edition. x, 206 pp. Elaborately gilt decorated full vellum. Top edge gilt. Ribbon marker. Minor marks to vellum. Endpapers slightly darkened. Occasional foxing. With 24 illustrations in colour by C. E. Brock. Uncut. An attractive VG copy.

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        Les Uniformes du Premier Empire : Cartes Documentaires en Couleurs / publiées sous la direction du Capitaine E.-L. Bucquoy.

      Paris: Ch. Hérissey, c..1907-1952., 1907. 1781 Cards mounted in 8 large cloth covered albums with textured red cloth slipcases. Examples of all Series 1 to 226 except Series, 80, 96, 97, 107-118. They have been organized by subject. All hand colored except 27 which are uncolored. A few are on a glossy paper and may be of a later date. The Albums were manufactured in Chicago. Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection at Brown University has a 1500 card set and it is believed that an entire set might run to 3000 cards. Slight water staining to spine of Vol. 8. One slipcase is slightly crushed. Very Heavy set. Near Fine Set. Hardcover. Near Fine. Book.

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        The Writings of Oscar Wilde.

      London A. R. Keller & Company 1907 - 'Uniform Edition', Edition de Grande Luxe limited to 100 numbered copies of which this is number 58, 15 volumes, 8vo., black and white illustrations by various artists, includes all Wilde's writings as well as additional volumes of his Epigrams, Intentions, Essays, Criticisms, Reviews, Biography, Critiques and most unusually, works by Lady Wilde; modern half green morocco with tan lettering pieces to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed as published, a very attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WRITINGS OF OSCAR WILDE Uniform Edition Illustrated

      London: A.R. Keller & Co., 1907. 15 volumes. The very fine Oxford Edition LIMITED to only 250 copies numbered by hand in each volume. Handsomely illustrated with tissue-guarded engraved plates by various artist and portraits in photogravure. "Salome" with 4 tinted plates by Aubrey Beardsley. In all there are a total of 48 illustrations. 8vo, in the publisher's impressive original binding designed for the Oxford Edition of full calf, the boards with a elaborate all over raised design in a floral Art Nouveau motif, on the upper cover this design frames a large central bird in gilt, the spine similarly embossed in blind and gilt lettered, pink marbled endpapers and t.e.g. A handsome set, internally fine with no spotting, foxing or evidence of much use, a little offsetting to the endpapers and prelims from the calf turn-ins. The bindings a bit worn at the edges and tips and with the spines a bit mellowed but still quite sturdy with strong hinges. A HANDSOME DELUXE, LIMITED AND EARLY PRINTING OF THE WORKS OF OSCAR WILDE. Includes Wilde's works: Salome, The Duchess of Padua, Vera, Lord Arthur, Savile's Crime, A Woman of No Importance, Intentions, What Never Dies, Poems in Prose, De Profundis, Dorian Gray, Lady Windermere's Fan, Epigrams, A House of Pomegranates, and Poems. Also included are Essays and Stories by Lady Wilde, Criticisms and Reviews, and a Life of Oscar Wilde. Each volume is wonderfully illustrated by either fine artwork of the period or by portraits from contemporary photographs. "Salome" includes 4 of the famous plates by Aubrey Beardsley.

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        L'AEROPHILE Revue technique et pratique des locomotions aériennes. Directeur: Georges Besançon.

      Vingt années 1907 à 1926 en 13 volumes reliés, sans les couvertures ni publicités. Manque: Nos 7 et 11 (1911), 4 et 20 (1912), 15 et 17 (1913), 7-8 (1916), 21-22 (1924).

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        MITRE. Museo Mitre. Fundado el año 1907

      Buenos Aires 1907 - MITRE. Museo Mitre. Fundado el año 1907. Album containing 12 original mounted photographs (164 x 214mm) showing the exterior and interior of the newly established Museo Mitre. [Buenos Aires, 1907]. Oblong 4to. (325 x 470mm) Original morocco binding with title and ornament gilt-stamped on front cover; spine repaired, corners scuffed; inside in fine, clean condition. The first illustrated guide to the Museum Mitre in Calle San Martín 366, Buenos Aires, inaugurated 3rd June 1907. The charming 18th century colonial house, formerly the private residence of President Bartolomé Mitre from 1860 to 1906, was acquired by the nation after his death with the object of converting it into a national museum; its contents, including his large library, collections and archives, were donated by the family to conserve the superb 19th century interior in its original state. The photographs represent: a front view of the building, the large drawing room, the reception hall with statue of Mitre, a room with the military collection, a portrait gallery with showcases, the ‘sala del jubileo’, Mitre’s private office, Mitre’s bedroom, the archive and office of the museum director, the vast library of the Americas, the reading room, and a model of a projected mausoleum. The mounts bear the embossed signature of Alejandro Witcomb, the most successful Argentine photographer of the period (the studio was founded by his father Alexander Whitcomb (1835-1905). Bartolomé Mitre (1821-1906), soldier, journalist, and first legitimate Argentine president (1862-68), founded the leading broadsheet “La Nación”. He is today considered one of the greatest Argentine historical figures. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Trilogie érotique de Paul Verlaine (Amies - Femmes - Hombres) Edition illustrée et augmentée d'un avant-propos par un bibliophile Verlainien

      A Paris et à Londres, sans nom d'éditeur. 1907 in 8 (21 x 14 cm), 1 ff + VIII pages (Avant-Propos) + 134 pages + 4 ff (Table et table des gravures + 2 feuillets vierges) Illustration de 15 compositions originales sous serpentes légendées, dessinées et gravées à l'eau forte par Van Troizen (Martin Van Maele). Couverture conservée (premier et second plats, mais sans le dos), Reliure postérieure demi maroquin violine à bandes, plats avec filets argentés, dos avec titre argenté, tranche de tête argentée. Tirage limitée à 235 exemplaires : 20 exemplaires sur Japon avec double suite numérotés de 1 à 20, 215 exemplaires sur papier d'Arches numérotés de 21 à 235. Exemplaire 86 sur papier d'Arches. Rare édition clandestine publiée selon Dutel, par Jules Chevrel, de "La Trilogie érotique" de Paul Verlaine comptant 39 poèmes libres du poète et illustrée de 15 gravures à l'eau forte TRES LIBRES et IMAGINATIVES attribuées à Maurice François Alfred Martin dit Martin Van Maele (1863-1926). Cette édition, la première qui regroupe la poésie érotique de Verlaine, regroupe trois recueils du poète et in-fine le "Sonnet du trou du cul" cosigné par Paul Verlaine et Arthur Rimbaud. Le premier "Amies" est paru pour la première fois par les soins de Poulet-Malassis en 1866, et fut tiré à 50 exemplaires. Le second "Femmes" fut édité pour la première fois en 1890 et fut tiré à 175 exemplaires numérotés. Le troisième "Hombres (Hommes)" fut édité à titre posthume vers 1900 à 525 exemplaires. Les deux premiers recueils furent réimprimés entre la première parution et la présente édition de 1907. Dans notre exemplaire, une carte postale, représentant un portrait de Verlaine, est montée sur onglet face à la justification - Belle reliure moderne en bon état, couverture jaunie avec quelques rousseurs, intérieur frais avec de très rares rousseurs marginales, bande de rousseur en marge droite sur plusieurs centimètres de la page 80 à 93 correspondant probablement à une ancienne mouillure; problème de pagination entre les pages 81 et 87 car il semblerait qu'il manque un feuillet au début de "Hombres" bien que les références soient conformes à la table des matières (feuillet vierge ou erreur de l'éditeur ???) ; Reste un bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage rare.

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        Piter Pan dans les Jardins de Kensington Par J. M. Barrie. (Conte tiré du " Petit Oiseau Blanc"). Illustré par Arthur Rackham.

      Paris, Hachette, 1907. Fort in-8 (16,4 x 25,7 cm), [1] f., bl-X pp (fx-titre, frontispice, page de titre, table des matières, illustrations)-119 pp. Plein cartonnage éditeur de toile brique, titre et décor dorés sur le premier plat et le dos. 50 belles planches illustrées en couleurs (y compris le frontispice) et tirées sur papier couché, appliquées sur un fort feuillet de papier gris - brun sous serpentes légendées réunies en fin d'ouvrage. Deux vignettes et quatre lettrines (dont une répétée) absentes de l'édition anglaise. Carte des jardins de Kensington sur la première garde volante. Arthur Rackham allie humour et féerie. Peter Pan, le petit garçon qui ne voulait pas grandir, est né de l'imagination de Sir James Matthew Barrie en 1904. Première édition française parue juste une année après le premier tirage anglais. Bel exemplaire. (sans rousseur et cartonnage parfaitement conservé).

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        PITER ou PETER PAN dans les jardins de Kensington. Illustré par Arthur Rackham.

      1907Paris, Hachette, sans date [1907]. In-quarto (197 X 257) percaline brique ornée sur le premier d'un fer doré d'après Rackham, dos lisse, auteur, titre, illustrateur dorés au dos et sur le premier plat (reliure de l'éditeur) ; frontispice, X-119 pages, (1) page, 49 planches sous serpentes légendées.ÉDITION ILLUSTRÉE de 50 PLANCHES couleurs d'Arthur RACKHAM, contrecollées sur carton fort brun et sous serpentes légendées. Dessins en noir dans le texte. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, en PARFAIT ÉTAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        VERSAILLES ET PARIS EN 1871. Préface de Gabriel Hanotaux.

      Paris Plon 1907 grand in-8 (21 X 30 cm) reliure à la Bradel, revêtue de papier jaune paille, dos lisse orné de fers dorés, pièces de titre de maroquin bordeaux, tête dorée, couvertures saumon décorées et dos conservés. VI pp de texte et 98 dessins à pleine page légendées de Gustave DORé. Exemplaire exceptionnel enrichi de trois dessins originaux de Gustave DORé et collés sur une page de garde. Ils représentent trois portraits, celui de Mme de Montésidon (10 X 13 cm), l'Abbé Mongland (7 X 10 cm) et Lord Tourton (10 X 11 cm). En outre, une lettre originale signée par l'artiste est également collée sur la première page de garde. De papier bleu, au format 13 X 21 cm, elle contient 14 lignes manuscrites. L'artiste s'adresse à un ami qu' il regrette de ne pas avoir revu... (Infime trace sombre sur le deuxième plat, sinon bel exemplaire). Gustave Doré donna un album de caricatures des députés et communards à des amis à Versailles où il avait assisté aux séances de l'Assemblée. L'album est divisé en deux groupes, l'Assemblée Nationale et la Commune.

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        Amours de sainte. Mme Loyse de Savoie. Récit du XVe siècle. Cinquième édition.

      Paris, Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1907, in-8 ; plein chagrin bleu outre-mer ; dos à nerfs soulignés d'un pointillé doré, caissons ornés de fleurs de lys mosaïquées beige encadrées d'un double filet doré ; plats décorés d'un semis de fleurs de lys dans un double encadrement de filet doré ; double filet doré sur les coupes ; large dentelle dorée d'encadrement intérieur avec, au milieu et en garde, un brocard de soie moire beige et or ; toutes tranches dorées, couverture vert pâle conservée (Larthe, de Nancy) ; (4) ff., 281 pp., (1) f. et un frontispice portrait de Louise de Savoie. Mention fictive de 5e édition.Superbe exemplaire, somptueusement relié et en parfait état.Charles-Albert-Marie, marquis de Beauregard (1835-1909), homme politique élu de Savoie dès l'annexion à la France, participa à la guerre de 1870 où il fut blessé et prisonnier. Il resta royaliste légitimiste toute sa vie. Après avoir démissionné de la vie politique, il se consacra à l'histoire de sa famille, de la Savoie et de la Monarchie. En 1896, il fut élu à l'Académie Française.

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        Le Château de Pierre Scize et ses prisonniers

      A.Rey & Cie, Imprimeurs éditeurs, 4 rue Gentil, 4 1907Grand In Octavo, reliure demi chagrin noir, dos à quatre faux-nerfs encadré de filés dorés, titrage à l'or , belle et bonne reliure, Gravure frontispice sous serpente -une page de titre supplémentaire est reliée à cet ensemble, 5 planches HT en noir dont une photographie de 1909 du chateau de Pierre Size, 160 pages, parfait état de la pagination ( Japon nacré) sans justification de tirage toutefois. Rarissime et Exemplaire de cet ouvrage dans lequel l'auteur traite des fondations du Château jusqu'à sa démolition en 1793 - On poura consulter certains épisodes de son histoire, période révolutionnaire, l'assassinat des officiers de Royal-Pologne, les prisonniers célèbres..etc Très Bon Etat

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        Du mariage

      Paul Ollendorf. first edition on the current paper.Binding half fir green shagreen, faded back with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, corners lightly used, contemporary binding.Signed autograph Blum Jules Uhry on the title page containing the head of small gaps and tears. Paul Ollendorf Paris 1907 11x18cm relié

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        The Indian's Book. An Offering by the American Indians of Indian Lore, Musical and Narrative, to Form a Record of the Songs and Legends of the Race... Illustrations from Photographs and from Original Drawings by Indians

      New York and London, Harper and Brothers, 1907. fort , front., (4), XXX, (4), 572, (2)pp., 22pl toile beige imprimée d'un dessin polychrome, pièce de titre imprimée. (Rel. de l'éditeur) 1907, 1907, in-8, fort , front, (4), XXX, (4), 572, (2)pp, 22pl, toile beige imprimée d'un dessin polychrome, pièce de titre imprimée. (Rel. de l'éditeur), PREMIERE EDITION de cet important ouvrage d'ethonologie, accompagné de 20 planches d'après des photographies représentant des membres de différentes tribus indiennes et de deux planches lithographiées en couleur. Natalie Curtis (1875-1921), pianiste de grand talent, étudia les musiques traditionnelles des indiens et des noirs d'Amérique. A l'occasion d'un voyage en Arizona, elle s'intéressa aux moeurs et aux traditions des tribus indiennes et décida de les fixer avant leur disparition. Elle s'attacha tout particulièrement à leurs chants dont elle nota la musique, les paroles et aussi leur traduction. Amie du président Theodore Roosevelt, elle le sensibilisa au problème des réserves indiennes et de leurs coutumes en voie d'extinction. Elle lui présenta son projet; Roosevelt lui répondit : d'un mot charmant d'encouragement qui est reproduit ici. Natalie Curis divisa son ouvrage en six grandes parties, chacune correspondant à une zone géographique de l'Amérique du nord. Chaque zone est divisée en chapitres consacrés à une tribu. Chaque tribu est présentée par une page de titre spéciale composée d'un motif traditionnel qui lui est propre; cette page de titre est accompagnée d'un feuillet de papier cristal portant une légende. Le cartonnage, sans la jaquette, est illustré d'un motif indien exécuté avec de la terre. Ex dono manuscrit et ex libris gravé

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        FORGES ET CHANTIERS DE LA MEDITERRANEE 1907: Cuirassés, Garde-Côtes, Croiseurs, Contre-Torpilleurs, Torpilleurs, Paquebots, Bateau-citerne, Dock-flottant,Drague-marine, Ponton-Grue, Voilier.

      Album 23x31 cm, Phototypie Bethaud et illustrations couleurs sur double page, dessins par L. Courtier, cartonnage. Pour Marine Française, Russe, Brésilienne, Japonaise, Hellénique, Espagnole, Colonies.

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        «La Tentationde Saint-Antoine»

      Éditions A. Ferroud, Paris, 1907. In-4, relié en maroquin vert bouteille, de l'époque, grande composition végétale mosaïquée au centre des plats et sur le dos, dos à nerfs, doublures de maroquin vert clair, avec encadrement d'une guirlande florale mosaïquée, motifs dorés aux angles, gardes de soie brodée, doubles gardes de papier marbré, tête dorée, couverture et dos.(René KIEFFER relieur.)Cette édition pour bibliophiles est ornée de 32 belles aquarelles de Georges ROCHEGROSSE gravées en couleurs avec talent par E. Decisy. Le texte est encadré de bordures gravées sur bois et tirées en gris. Un des 60 exemplaires de tête sur grand vélin d'Arches avec les gravures en 3 états : en noir avant la lettre, en couleurs avant la lettre avec remarque, et état définitif. Prospectus relié in-fine, reliure en maroquin mosaïqué, double de maroquin mosaïqué. Ex-libris du baron H. de Landau-Finaly qui possédait 80 000 volumes précieux, anciens et modernes.

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        Lower Mesopotamia between Baghdad and the Persian Gulf.

      London E. Stanford Nov Additions & Corrections June 1911 1907 - Lithographed map, printed from three tint stones, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into maroon cloth covers, engraved label of Edward Stanford to upper cover. Dimensions: 72 by 65 cm (28.25 by 25.5 inches). Map of lower Mesopatamia showing transportation, communication, water features, religious, archaeological and military sites, Turco-Persian frontier, vegetation and populated places. Also shows the Anglo-Persian Oil Company's pipeline with its accompanying telephone line. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric isolines and soundings. Covers south eastern Iraq, south western Iran, Kuwait, and upper Persian Gulf. Includes legend with references to Arabic words, list of agents for the sale of maps published by the Geographical Section, General Staff, and sources of additional information. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La petite Roque

      Paris Carteret 1907 Un volume in-4plein maroquin vert sombre à gros grains, triple filet doré sur les plats ; dos compartimenté très orné de motifs dorés de roses ; auteur, titre et date dorés ; doubles filets dorés sur les coupes ; 7 filets dorés intérieurs ; toutes tranches dorées. Reliure de Canape datée de 1923. Ouvrage tiré à petit nombre, illustré de 23 eaux-fortes originales d'Alexandre Lunois. Celui-ci est l'un des 50 exemplaires de grand luxe sur papier vélin, réimposé in-4, contenant les eaux-fortes en 3 états, dont deux avec remarques, le specimen des ouvrages illustrés par Alexandre Lunois chez Carteret, un portrait gravé de l'auteur, ainsi qu'un dessin original de l'illustrateur. Magnifique exemplaire. Provenance : Alfred de Crozals avec son ex-libris gravé par Léon Lebègue.Dimensions : 315x230x35mm, poids : 1,8kg, envoi soigné en Chrono 13 de Chronopost. Un volume, 4to, full large grain dark green morocco, triple gilt fillets on the boards, gilt tooled smooth back, all edges gilt (Canape). Illustrated with 23 etchings by Alexandre Lunois (French Illustrator and engraver, 1863-1916). One the 50 deluxe copies, reimposed in quarto, with the plates in 3 states and 1 original drawing. A very fine copy in a beautiful binding. - - * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Attention ! Les montants des frais de port mentionnés ne sont valables que pour la France continentale. Pour toute autre destination, veuillez prendre contact avec la librairie par téléphone fixe +33 (0) 5 67 67 46 33 ou portable +33 (0) 6 04 51 14 09 ou par courriel : librairie@scriptorium-albi.frBeware! The shipping rates here given are only available within France. For any other destination please contact the book shop by phone: +33 (0) 5 67 67 46 33 or GSM: +33 (0) 6 04 51 14 09, or by e-mail:

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Limited Edition Illustrated By Arthur Rackham)

      William Heinemann / Doubleday, Page & Co, 1907-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Limited, 1st ed. No. 463 of 1130 illustrated by Arthur Rackham. xi, [1], 161, [1] pages, [13] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm. Bound in publisher's cream cloth. Spine moderately browned. Hardcover in slip case. Good binding and cover. Scattered foxing. 13 tipped-in color plates, 15 black-and-white line drawings. Latimore & Haskell, p. 28. Avery 18. Riall, p. 77. "A number of elements made Rackham's visual interpretation a turning point in the history of both the Carroll classic and the art of illustration. First and foremost was his distinctive aesthetic at the intersection of the sentimental and the grotesque â?? sensitive and dark at the same time.... Another point of significance in Rackham's edition was the often neglected but powerful way in which the evolution of technology and the evolution of art fuel one another. Previously, illustrators handed their work over to engravers, who translated the drawings into rough lines cut onto wood or metal plates, which were then inked and pressed onto the page in the printing process. But Rackham, aware that his delicate and expressive lines would be lost in translation, began photographing his drawings and having them mechanically reproduced. This removed the engravers as middlemen, but also increased production cost since illustrated pages now had to be printed on glazed paper and inserted into the regularly printed book. This shift introduced a third major element of innovation at the intersection of culture and commerce, changing the economics of illustration and pioneering a new way for artists to make a living. To subsidize the higher cost of preserving the integrity of his artwork in print, Rackham partnered with the publisher William Heinnemann and they came up with a profitable model â?? each book was issued in a small limited-edition run of signed, beautifully bound, expensive copies, and a large run of affordable mass-market copies." - Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, 2016. <br><br> (I would normally be slightly abashed about taking so much verbatum from a web source, but Popova's prose is exceptional and cuts to the heart of why Rackham's book and this specific printing is significant. I urge anyone to go to google Brain Pickings and see more of Popova's work. She has a beautiful mind and her work is a pleasure to read. Support her online, if you can. - CRS)

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        VITA NOVA. Illustrée par Maurice Denis. Traduction par Henry Cochin.

      Paris, Le Livre Contemporain, 1907. In-4 (306 x 237 mm), reliure en plein maroquin crème, dos lisse et plats entièrement couvert d'un décor à froid imitant la dentelle, aux motifs de feuillages, glands et fruits avec subtiles variations de teinte en camaïeu, grand médaillon aux centres des plats avec sur chacun d'eux UNE GOUACHE ORIGINALE signée par Aug. H. Thomas et datée 1912 (2), cadre de maroquin intérieur orné d'un double filet doré d'encadrement avec fleurons dorés aux coins, doubles gardes de papier peigné, filet à froid sur les coupes, tranches dorées, couvertures et dos conservés, chemise de même maroquin titrée et étui bordé doublé (René Kieffer). COMPOSITIONS ORIGINALES DE MAURICE DENIS : un frontispice, une vignette de titre, 35 compositions in texte et 84 lettrines, l'ensemble gravé sur bois par Jacques Camille et Georges Beltrand d'après Maurice Denis et tiré en couleurs sur leurs presses sous la supervision du peintre. Imprimerie nationale pour le texte composé en italien et en français sur deux colonnes. Une perfection de mise en pages, un équilibre inégalé entre typographies et rythme des illustrations. Tirage unique à 130 exemplaires numérotés et nominatifs, celui-ci n° 6, sur vergé de Rives. Sublime exemplaire habillé d'une reliure raffinée et d'une grande élégance. Exécution parfaite.

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        STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, Retold by Laurence Housman

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, N.D. ca. 1907. First Edition of the Large Paper Issue with the plates interspersed throughout the text. With the full complement of all 50 tipped-in color plates by Edmund Dulac. Large 4to, in the publisher’s original rust-colored cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in beautiful Arabian style in gilt and dark blue on the spine and upper cover. With the original dustjacket upper cover tipped inside. xvi, 133 pp. A beautiful copy, unusually well preserved and fine, the plates pristine and perfect, the text fresh, the cloth bright, a bit of breakage at the join of the free-fly and pastedown. BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY EDMUND DULAC. Here we find a collection of stories from the ARABIAN NIGHTS superbly illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Selected from the original Persian fairy tales are: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Sinbad the Sailor, Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, and many others colorfully rendered on tipped-in plates. Dulac's illustrations conjure the mysterious atmosphere of the oriental text and transport the reader to a lyrical world of grace and beauty. Dulac’s affinity for oriental design becomes apparent in the exquisite, almost jewel-like images; there is the profound influence of oriental art and especially Persian miniatures in this group of exotic paintings. Intricate colors and patterns are juxtaposed to create lyrical scenes as in, Supposing Me Asleep and Aladdin in the Cave. Stark simplicity is felt in the interstices between graceful lines and brilliant colors as in The Lady Bedr-el-Budur and Princess Badoura. The artist achieved intense effects in shading and atmosphere in his nocturne scenes such as The Lady Advanced to Meet Him. As we turn the pages, we feel drawn into a mysterious world of exotic moods and mysterious encounters. “The Arabian Nights gave Dulac an opportunity to indulge in his nocturnes; the the softness of the gleam of moonlight on stone, or on shadowy figures, and his use of ultramarine, indigo and Prussian blue, mingled with purples and violets, brought to the illustrations the calm and mystery of Eastern nights.”-Colin White STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS is especially important in understanding Dulac’s creative growth as it is believed that here, for the first time, he imposed an inner order and self-discipline. The success of the work was astonishing for its time and overshadowed other publication events for some time thereafter. “Leicester Galleries displayed the Dulac watercolors for THE ARABIAN NIGHTS in the autumn of 1907, at the same time the book was (originally) released. With unanimous praise the book was received by the critics and every picture sold even before the exhibition was opened to the general public. In light of this overwhelming success, Leicester Galleries promptly signed a contract with Dulac for one book a year, the subject to be chosen jointly between them and in consultation with Hodder & Stoughton.”-Susan Meyer. Dulac treated each picture with a seriousness that brought him great praise, showing that he, like any fine easel painter could accomplish great art, even for use in the book arts. The book sealed his reputation and set him permanently on the long course of success he would enjoy throughout his career. This lovely edition of STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, liltingly illustrated by Dulac, will be a cherished addition to any library.

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        Croisière océanographique accomplie à bord de la Belgica dans la Mer du Grönland 1905. (Résultats scientifiques).

      Bruxelles 1907. (Charles Bulens). Folio 567,V s. + LXXIX plansjer + foldekart i farver. Orig. sort skinnbd. Litt slitt i hjørnene. Skader etter limbånd på forsatspapiret.

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        Annuaire du Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles. Annuaire pour 1877 - Annuaire pour 1907-1908. 1re Année - 31me Année.

      Gand (Gent) and Bruxelles, Typographie C. Annoot-Braeckman, (later on Hoste) , resp. Muquardt (later on Ramlot), 1877-1907. - 31 Années (annals) in 28 vols. Vol. 1-26 uniformly bound in red publisher's cloth, gilt, uncut (only tear in frontcover vol. 1; a few vols. sl. dust-soiled), vol. 27-28 original printend wrappers (few sl. imperf.), uncut. With 13 portraits, annotated music in text and illustr. of instruments. - Only the pages facing the end-papers browned, otherwise nice set printed on handmade paper. Each volume about 200 pages with the subjects "Agenda (Calendrier, Ephémérides musicales)", "Actes Administraives", "Concerts" , "Variétés" and i.a. in 10 volumes parts of the "Catalogue du Musée" of about 50 pp. with illustrations of instruments from the whole world. Some other subjects: "Musique vocale en Italie", "Notice sur le manuscrit 1704 de la Bibliothèque" With annotated music, i.a. 1 folding leaf etc. 12000g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Si-Ling - Etude sur les Tombeaux de l'Ouest de la Dynastie des Ts'Ing

      Paris, Ernest Leroux Editeur, 1907. 1 volume in-4, 180 pp., reliure moderne plein cuir bordeaux, orné de 2 plans, de 6 planches hors texte chromolithographiées et de nombreux croquis et photographies en noir et blanc et couleurs, ouvrage en très bon état. Cette importante étude sur les Tombeaux de l'Ouest a paru dans les Annales du Musée Guimet (Tome 31e). Fonssagrives était Chef de bataillon d'Infanterie Coloniale.

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Die Indo-Australischen Spinner und Schwärmer

      Stuttgart: Alfred Kernen, [1907-]1934. 2 vols: x, ii, 909; vii, 104 col plates. Hardback. 4to, publisher's half morocco, gt. 2 vols: Text & Plates. Fine copy German edition. Fine chromolithographic plates. (Plates numbered: 1-54, 55A-C, 56A-C, 57-100). Title page to text volume is dated 1933 and to plate volume 1934. However the work was originally issued in parts between 1907 and 1934

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        L'Afrique Centrale Française. Récit du Voyage de la Mission Chari-Lac Tchad, 1902-1904. Appendices et compléments par MM. Pellegrin, Germain, Courtet, Petit Bouvier, Lesnes, Du Buysson et Surcouf.

      Paris, Augustin Challamel, 1907. Un volume de format grand in 8° de XVI pp. (faux-titre, titre, introduction); 768 pp., sur beau vélin ivoire. Un frontispice en couleurs; 2 cartes simples hors-texte; 5 grandes cartes dépliantes en deux couleurs; 84 reproductions photographiques in texte; 5 reproductions de poissons in texte; 16 reproductions de mollusques in texte; 1 planches dépliante photographique sur les mollusques; 7 planches de géologie ou minéralogie in texte. Reliure en plein veau glacé vert"Afrique"; double étui; le premier vert cartonné; le second en plein veau glacé vert "afrique", encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats,dos orné légèrement et uniformément passé.Titres estampés et dorés. Très importantes Bibiliographies sur les thèmes abordés par les différents auteurs. Tables, importants index. Outre le récit de l'expédition essentiellement à cractère ethnologique; on trouve en fin différents mémoires par divers spécialistes sur Les Poissons, Les Mollusques, La Géologie-Minéralogie, les Diatomées, Les Insectes, ainsi que Les questions agricoles, la galerie forestière, la préhistoire et l'ethnographie. Bel exemplaire en condition exceptionnelle.

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        Souvenirs du passé. LE COSTUME EN PROVENCE. Avec un sonnet de Frédéric MISTRAL. ( En provençal et en français ). I- Période ancienne. II- Période moderne. 2 volumes.

      A. Lemerre - A. Rey & Cie - P.Ruat Paris - Lyon - Marseille 1907 2 volumes in-4, brochés, témoins, couvertures illustrées de très belles compositions originales en couleurs et or de L. OLLIER. I- Titre en rouge et noir, ( 6 ) feuillets, 250 pages et ( 1 ) feuillet pour le table. II- Titre, ( 4 ) feuillets, 242 pages et ( 1 ) feuillet pour la table. 653 illustrations et dessins originaux de MM. le vicomte R. dAIGUY, V. BERNARD, L. LELEE, G. de MORANT, L. OLLIER, A. ROBIDA,etc., dans le texte et à pleine page, en noir et en couleurs et 22 planches en couleurs, aquarelles de Léo LELEE, et reproductions de costumes traditionnels protégées de serpentes avec légendes imprimées. Edition originale au tirage limité à 600 exemplaires. celui-ci, 1 des 500 sur vélin couché. Ouvrage fondamental et inégalé. le maître-livre sur le sujet très bien imprimé et remarquablement illustré.Exemplaire en parfait état, tel que paru. CONDITION EXCEPTIONNELLE. D'autres photos sur

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        "Le Promeneur".

      1907 1Eau-forte en couleurs au repérage tirée à 60 exemplaires (N° 6), signée et datée dans la plaque, signée, titrée et justifiée au crayon sous le coup de plaque, 1907. De dos, guêtres montantes et chaussures de marche, un homme regarde une paisible vallée sillonnée d'un fleuve. Des feuilles de marronnier ombragent la composition. La différence d'échelle entre ces larges feuilles et les minuscules maisons donnent à l'ensemble la touche de stylisation "Arts Déco" chère à Bernard BOUTET de MONVEL. Provenance collection personnelle de l'artiste.

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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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      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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