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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      London: William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page & Co., New York,, 1907. With a Proem by Austin Dobson. Quarto. Original white cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, design blocked in gilt to front cover, publisher's device in blind to rear cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Colour frontispiece and 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Offsetting to endpapers, a touch of soiling along spine edges. A bright, excellent copy. Deluxe limited edition, number 167 of 1,130 numbered copies, of which 1,100 were for sale, with the last 30 reserved for presentation. Published when the book came out of copyright in 1907, this deluxe edition was issued unsigned, as Rackham was out of the country at the time. For the first time, Rackham's plates were distributed at the appropriate places throughout the text, rather than gathered together at the end as they had been in Rip Van Winkle (1905) and Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1906).

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        6 autograph letters signed and 4 autogr. postcards signed. Budapest and Amsterdam (1x), 1930s.

      1907. Various formats. Altogether 12¾ pp. on 11 ff. With 5 autogr. envelopes, 2 letters on airmail paper with integral address panel. In Hungarian language, to the violinist André Gertler (1907-1998). - The letter from October 28, 1938, comprises an autogr. musical quotation (3 bars).

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        Reliure éditeur 10 fascicules Harry Dickson : Le Professeur Flax, monstre humain - Les bandits de la fête populaire - Une poursuite à travers le désert - Le Capitaine disparu - Le Rajah rouge - Le double crime ou la montagne sanglante - Autour d'un trône - La mystérieuse maison du lutteur - Le tripot clandestin de Franklin Street - Les feux-follets du marais rouge.

      Roman Boek / Kunsthandel sans date. In-8 cartonnage au format 20 x 27 cm. Reliure éditeur de 10 fascicules d'Harry Dickson " Le Sherlock Holmes Americain ". Couverture illustrée. Contient : n° 18 - 15 - 19 - 17 - 26 - 45 - 41 - 48 - 52 - 57 soit : Le Professeur Flax, monstre humain - Les bandits de la fête populaire - Une poursuite à travers le désert - Le Capitaine disparu - Le Rajah rouge - Le double crime ou la montagne sanglante - Autour d'un trône - La mystérieuse maison du lutteur - Le tripot clandestin de Franklin Street - Les feux-follets du marais rouge. Magnifiques couvertures illustrées en couleurs d'Alfred Roloff conservées, sauf celle du n°19, qui à servi à la couverture du livre. Dos toilé rouge. Petits frottis aux bords des plats. Intérieur parfait. Magnifique état de fraicheur. Rarissime édition originale en reliure éditeur, de ces Harry Dickson reliés dans le désordre & écrits par une main anonyme pour les n° 15 -17- 18 - 19 puis par Jean Ray pour les autres ( 26 - 41 - 45 - 52 - 57 ). Les n° 1 à 19 ont été traduits par un inconnu.Les n° 20 à 44 et 47 à 49 ont été traduits ou corrigés par Jean Ray.Les n° 37, 45, 46, 50 à 62 ont été traduits ou adaptés par Jean Ray.Le n° 63 à été traduit ( chapitres 1 à 5 ) et créé pour le reste par Jean Ray.Le n° 64 à été traduit ( chapitre 1 ) et créé pour le reste par Jean Ray.Les n° 65 à 69, 73, 75 à 77, 81 à 106, 111 à 178 ont été entièrement créés par Jean Ray.Les n° 70 à 72, 74, 78 à 80, 107 à 110 sont des rééditions des " Dossiers secrets du roi des détectives " parus en 1907.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        The Secret Agent

      First edition, first issue with inserted ads dated September 1907. Original red cloth, with gilt titles and decoration to spine. "The Secret Agent depicts the atmosphere of Edwardian London in a psychological thriller of the anarchist underworld. Conrad's wit and chivalrous magnanimity are at their airiest in this novel." (Connolly)A Haycraft Queen cornerstone and said to be one of the favourite novels of both Graham Greene and Eric Ambler.

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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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        COGNAC PELLISSON

      Date : 1907 Dimensions : 120x160cm Imp : VERCASSON, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Ernest H. Shackleton"). London, 10 March [n. y.].

      1907. 8vo. 1 p. To "My dear Sutton", referring to a photograph, a book which has not been "taken up", and some American addresses. On paper with printed heading of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907. Includes a card with facsimile signature of J. B. L. Noel, Mount Everest Expedition 1924.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      London: William Heinemann. 1907. First edition with these illustrations. First edition with these illustrations. Deluxe Limited Edition. Publisher?s original white cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. With 13 tipped-in colour plates, each with a captioned tissue guard and 15 black-and-white line drawings by Arthur Rackham. A very good copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without previous owner?s inscriptions or stamps with spotting to the text pages and tissue guards. All illustrations are present as called for and in fine condition. An attractive example of this finely illustrated Alice. Hand numbered 998 or 1100 copies (there where also 30 copies for presentation numbered 1101 - 1130). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        LA TENTATION DE SAINT ANTOINE

      P., Ferroud 1907 - 214pp. Bon Etat.  Un vol. riche reliure mosaïquée cerise, dos à nerfs ornés et mosaïqués, plats ornés d'un important cadre composé de filets or ornements dorés et larges bandes de maroquin vert aux petits fers or , a froid et mosaïqués. Importants motifs mosaïqués  représentant en tête Saint Antoine dans une constellation d'étoiles, et en bas Le Diable, doublé de maroquin vert composition de fil or aux fleurons d'angle, gardes soie verte, tranches dorées sur témoins, couv et dos cons. 'tui bordé de maroquin cerise. [Affolter]. Un des 60 exemplaires de tête sur grand papier Japon Impérial contenant 3 états des gravures dont le premier état en noir, l'état terminé en coul. avec remarques, l'état avec la lettre et une AQUARELLE ORIGINALE H. T. signée de ROCHEGROSSE (sorte de Chimère). Très bel exemplaire en parfait état.   [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A travers la banquise du Spitzberg au Cap Philippe. Mai-Août 1905

      - Plon, Paris 1907, 18,5x28,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - First Edition. Binding Editor di cartone aperta sabbia, liscio indietro, una mascella leggermente incrinato in testa, primo piatto illustrato un decorato guardie marine e contreplats carta viola, tutti i bordi dorati, Editor di cartone collegati da Engel. Libro Illustrato con un frontespizio ritratto, 2 mappe, 10 tavole a colori e il profilo di costa dall'originale E. Worth e 400 stampe in nero e inserti di documentazioni fotografiche . Alcuni foxing minore che colpisce principalmente le guardie. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage sable, dos lisse, un mors légèrement fendu en tête, premier plat illustré d'un décor marin, gardes et contreplats de papier violet, toutes tranches dorées, cartonnage de l'éditeur relié par Engel. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait en frontispice, de 2 cartes, de 10 planches en couleurs et de profil de côtes d'après les originaux de E. Mérite ainsi que de 400 gravures en noir in et hors-texte d'après les documents photographiques. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes.

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        2 autograph manuscripts, both signed on flyleaf ("Prof. Dr. F. Hasenöhrl"). Vienna, 1907-1914.

      1907. 4to. 2 vols. (1), 314, (1) pp.; 2 ff. of equations inserted loosely. 260 [but 248: page count jumps from 229 to 240; 1 revised leaf removed by author after numbering the pages], (3) pp. Black ink on squared paper, occasional additions and notes in pencil and red or blue crayon. Includes numerous diagrams (some nearly full-page). Contemp. half calf with giltstamped spine title "Vorlesungen Mechanik I. [bzw. II.] F.H.". All edges red. Hasenöhrl's Mechanics lecture manuscripts, used and revised throughout the great physicist's last seven years of work, mainly composed in 1907/08 and bound for the author around that time. His name is on the flyleaf in his own hand: "Prof. Dr. F. Hasenöhrl / Wien, Universität". The volumes comprise the complete first two lectures (Mechanics and Continuum Mechanics) of Hasenöhrl's four-year cycle, which also included Electrodynamics, Theory of Heat, and Optics. - Volume 1 contains "Vorlesung über Mechanik der starren Systeme. Gehalten fünfstündig im Wintersemester 1907/8 (vom Beginn 24. X, bis 14. II.)" (a piece of information that contradicts Bittner's statement [p. 335] that Hasenöhrl did not teach that winter semester). The first session was Hasenöhrl's inaugural lecture at Vienna University. He inherited Boltzmann's chair, who had taken his life in Duino in the fall of 1906. In the appointment process for the successor to Boltzmann, Hasenöhrl had prevailed against his older colleagues Max Planck and Wilhelm Wien. Appropriately, this inaugural lecture, the only one largely written in shorthand, is an obituary of his predecessor (not identical with his Boltzmann obituary published in "Elektrotechnik und Maschinenbau" 41 [1906]). The remaining 28 chapters include "Kinematik des Punktes", Lagrange's equations, "Hamiltons partielle Differentialgleichung", and the theories of relative and cyclical movement. Red crayon markings indicate the progress made from session to session; individual problems are marked as having been treated in the seminary course rather than in the lecture hall. At the end (p. 305 ff.), Hasenöhrl has included the changes made for the 1910/11 winter semester (according to Bittner, Hasenöhrl again repeated the lecture in 1913/14). - Volume II contains the two-semester "Vorlesung über Mechanik der deformablen Körper" (winter semester of 1907/08: Elasticity; summer semester of 1908: Hydromechanics, of which latter course two weeks were lost due to the great student strike). Hasenöhrl prefixed a motto from Guido Ubaldi's "Paraphrasis in duos Archimedis aequeponderantium libros" (1588): "Quapropter ad Archimedem confugiendum est, si vera huius scientiae principia perdiscere cupimus." This volume likewise contains final changes made in 1911, constituting a thorough revision of pp. 90-101. In the summer of 1914 he revised the "slipshod pages 183 ff." about ray formation, which are partly struck out (p. 183f.), partly removed altogether (p. 185f.; the leaf is missing save for a narrow guard); these notes are followed by the sections "Allgemeines über Bewegung mit Rotationssym[m]etrie" and "Kreisförmige Wirbel" (13 pp. in total). Shortly before the end of the semester, the First World War erupted. Hasenöhrl, whose mother was descended from the old military nobility, volunteered for the infantry and was decorated after an injury in July 1915. In a battle near Folgaria he was killed by a shell splinter to his head on 7 October. - Although Hasenöhrl always spoke freely during his lectures (cf. Bittner, 198), rather than reading out a written text, as many of his colleagues did, it is clear that his presentation was based on minutely prepared notes. So closely did he compress the subject matter of his lectures that each session usually comprises a mere four to six pages in the manuscript; and still, we find in the text many tidily formulated paragraphs, including digressions on themes such as Sven Hedin's observations on the rivers of Tibet, which, when flowing south-north, are deflected eastwards - a practical example of relative movement. In his 1933 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Erwin Schrödinger looked back on the gift of his teacher Hasenöhrl to discuss a subject matter in the lecture hall both extensively and closely: "The lecture cycle, which spanned eight semesters of five periods per week, treated the advanced theories of mechanics as well as the eigenvalue problems of continuum physics with the degree of detail that I would later need dearly - I have never been able to study from books with any ease [... He died in the War], and a feeling tells me that, but for that, it would be he who would be receiving this honor in my place today." In his 1904 treatise "On the Theory of Radiation in Moving Bodies", Hasenöhrl had applied the concept of "electromagnetic mass" to a cavity filled with radiation, arguing that any kind of thermal radiation provides such a body with an apparent increase of mass. This achievement, which makes the connection of energy and mass and - in its most radically compressed form "m = E/c²" - seems to anticipate Einstein's special theory of relativity, won Hasenöhrl the 1905 Haitinger Prize (at Boltzmann's suggestion) and was the basis for his appointment to the Vienna Chair of Physics the following year. In 1905, Einstein generalised Hasenöhrl's equation (which the latter had applied only to cavity radiation) and managed to embed it within an encompassing theory, thus arriving at the iconic "E=mc²" equation (for Hasenöhrl's role in the development of the equation cf. Stephen Boughn's recent article, "Fritz Hasenöhrl and E=mc²", in: The European Physical Journal H 38/1 [Jan. 2013], p. 1-18). Incidentally, Hasenöhrl taught Einstein's theory of relativity in his lectures - a highly uncommon course topic for the time. In 1911, Hasenöhrl participated in the historic first "Conseil Solvay", the invitation-only Brussels conference that united the world's elite of experimental and theoretical physicists to discuss the fundamental problems of their field. Themed "La théorie du rayonnement et les quanta", that first conference tackled the various approaches of classical physics and the emerging quantum theory; among the other participants were Einstein, Marie Curie, Ernest Rutherford, H. A. Lorentz, Wilhelm Wien, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, and Henri Poincaré. Hasenöhrl also participated in the second Solvay Conference in 1913. - Edges slightly frayed and dusty, otherwise perfect. Of the utmost rarity: Hasenöhrl manuscripts are considered virtually unobtainable; auction records since 1975 list not a single leaf of writing in his hand (in contrast with more than 1000 records for Albert Einstein, more than 100 of which are manuscripts). The Göttingen State Library holds a 17-page transcript of Hasenöhrl's lecture on spherical functions (Cod. Ms. G. Herglotz E 15) in the hand of the student Gustav Herglotz (1881-1953), later professor of Mathematics at Leipzig and Göttingen. The Austrian Central Library of Physics keeps an archive of Hasenöhrl material: a single-box corpus containing mainly photographs, offprints, and photocopies of personal documents, but no manuscripts at all (with the exception of a single page of equations on the reverse of a letter from a bookseller). Several letters by Hasenöhrl are to be found in the personal archives of scholars (e. g., to Prof. Stefan Meyer, in the Archives of the Institute for Radium Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences). Cf. Lotte Bittner, Geschichte des Studienfaches Physik an der Wiener Universität in den letzten hundert Jahren (Vienna, Ph.D. thesis 1949), pp. 193-202 and 335-337. Cf. Stephen Boughn, "Fritz Hasenöhrl and E=mc²", in: The European Physical Journal H 38/1 [Jan. 2013], p. 1-18.

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        Arabia Petraea. Vienna, Hölder, 1907-1908.

      1907. 4to. 3 in 4 vols. With 2 folding maps and one folding panorama. Numerous illustrations and plans. Original wrappers. First edition of this standard work on the region: the first scientific account of the Nabataean antiquities, including the ruins of Petra. The Bohemian scholar Alois Musil (1868-1944) was fluent in 35 Arabic dialects. In 1898 he had rediscovered the lost desert castle of Qusayr Amra (built c. 715 A.D.) in the Jordanian desert north of Amman. During WWI he was sent to the Middle East to thwart British operations against the Ottoman Empire, thus becoming the opponent of T. E. Lawrence. In 1827 he helped establish the Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences in Prague. - With contemp. ownership "Dr. Zweig" on wrapper covers (in Hebrew and German). Some pages uncut; professional repairs to edges. Rare with all 4 volumes; no complete copy recorded at auction during the past decades. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1667. Howgego III, M103 (p. 664). Fück 262. NYPL Arabia coll. 171. OCLC 3114451.

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        Histoire de l'Art depuis les premiers temps chrétiens jusqu'à nos jours.

      Paris, Armand Colin, 1907-1908-1909-1911-1912-1913-1921-1922-1923-1924-1925-1926-1929, 9 tomes en 18 volumes, in-4, reliés, IV-440/957 // VIII-520/1011 // 464/972 // III-487/1009 // 512/960 // 507/948 // 448/902 // VIII-472/920/1236 // XII-279 p.. Tome 1 : Des débuts de l'Art Chrétien à la fin de la Période Romane (2 volumes). - Tome 2 : Formation, expansion et évolution de l'Art Gothique (2 volumes). - Tome 3 : Le Réalisme. Les Débuts de la Renaissance (2 volumes). - Tome 4 : La Renaissance (2 volumes). - Tome 5 : La Renaissance dans les pays du Nord. Formation de l'art classique moderne (2 volumes). - Tome 6 : L'Art en Europe au XVIIe siècle (2 volumes). - Tome 7 : L'Art en Europe au XVIIIe siècle (2 volumes). - Tome 8 : L'Art en Europe et en Amérique au XIXe siècle et au début du XXe (3 volumes). - Tome 9 : Index général, noms d'artistes, noms de lieux, sujets, table générale, par Louise Lefrançois-Pillion (1 volume). - Les tomes 1 et 2 sont en second tirage, les autres sont en tirage original. Pour chaque volume, une table des matières, table des gravures et bibliographie in fine, très nombreuses illustrations photographiques en noir et blanc, plans, dessins, nombreux hors texte. - Reliure d'époque, demi chagrin marron foncé, dos à nerfs avec titres dorés, têtes dorées, filets dorés doubles aux marges des cuirs des plats, quelques nerfs et charnières frottés, intérieurs en parfait état, impression sur papier glacé, papier de luxe pour les hors textes. Monumentale histoire de l'Art, sert encore de référence pour l'Art en Europe. bel exemplaire. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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        Du mariage

      1907. Paul Ollendorf, Paris 1907, 11x18cm, relié. - Paul Ollendorf, Paris 1907, 11x18cm, relié. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. Binding metà abete dolore verde, sbiadito torna con cinque nervi, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, angoli poco frequentate, vincolante contemporaneo. autografo firmato Blum Jules Uhry sul frontespizio contenente la testa di piccole lacune e lacrime. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi chagrin vert sapin, dos décoloré à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins légèrement émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Léon Blum à Jules Uhry sur la page de titre comportant en tête de petits manques et déchirures.

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        INGOLDSBY LEGENDS

      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. INGOLDSBY LEGENDS by Thomas Ingoldsby. London: Dent 1907. Large thick 4to, full gilt pictorial vellum, silk ties, top edge gilt, near Fine. LIMITED TO ONLY 560 SIGNED BY RACKHAM (500 for sale). Featuring 24 beautiful tipped-in color plates mounted on dark paper, 12 full page tinted illustrations and 66 black & white drawings plus pictorial endpapers. A nice copy of a beautiful book. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. Berlin, 5. XI. 1907 [Datum des Poststempels].

      1907. 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.

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        A l'automobile

      - Kapp, Paris 1907, 31x42cm, en feuilles sous chemise à lacet. - Edizione originale. Prefazione di Frantz Reichel. libro illustrato di umoristiche 40 tavole che rappresentano i vari personaggi del tempo scricchiolava da Mich che il barone Henri de Rothschild, Louis Vuitton, Rodolphe Darzens, Sua Maestà Alfonso XIII, Jelineck Mercedes, il marchese de Dion, Michelin ... Alcune schede con lievi lacune angolari innocuo, i lacci delle Chemie prive di nostra copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Préface de Frantz-Reichel. Ouvrage illustré de 40 planches humoristiques représentant diverses personnalités de l'époque croquées par Mich dont le baron Henri de Rothschild, Louis Vuitton, Rodolphe Darzens, sa majesté Alphonse XIII, Jélineck Mercédès, le marquis de Dion, Michelin... Certaines planches comportant de légers manques angulaires sans gravité, les lacets de la chemie faisant défaut à notre exemplaire, une mouillure en marge du second plat de la chemise.  

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        Eigenh. Bildpostkarte mit Initialen.

      [Hamburg, 8. XII. 1907]. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. "Grüsse von CC" an Frau Baronin Mautner von Markhof.

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        Sur les électrons [ÉPREUVES CORRIGÉES]

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1907. 3 grands feuillets volants repliés [650 x 520], imprimés au recto sous enveloppe à l'adresse de Becquerel 1907, 1907, , 3 grands feuillets volants repliés [650 x 520], imprimés au recto, sous enveloppe à l'adresse de Becquerel, Épreuves d'auteur, remise par l'imprimeur en vue de la publication d'un article devenu très rare, "Sur les électrons", destiné à paraître dans le numéro 65 du Bulletin de la Société internationale des électriciens ; elle comprend de nombreuses corrections et additions de la main d'Henri Becquerel. Après sa découverte en 1896 de la radioactivité, et celle de l'électron par Thomson en 1897, Henri Becquerel parvint, en 1900, à démontrer que les rayons Beta, ont un rapport de charge à la masse très proche de ceux des rayons cathodiques, et donc, en 1902, que ses mêmes rayons sont en réalité des électrons. Les corrections d'auteur rectifient les coquilles et le style du texte, mais elles apportent aussi des modifications importantes de calcul et de mesure. En outre, on trouve aussi des notes marginales, au crayon de papier, ou sur des papiers contrecollés, qui interrogent le texte et certains de ses calculs. Très beau document autographe conservé dans son enveloppe de l'Imprimerie Gauthier-Villars et adressé à "Monsieur Becquerel, rue Dumont D'urville 6. Paris". Cachets "épreuve" apposé par la société d'imprimerie Gauthier-Villars dans l'angle supérieur gauche de chaque feuillet

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        Recent Hunting Trips in British North America

      London: Witherby & Co, 1907. First. Hardcover. VG to vg+. First Edition. 400 pp, 65 ill. Selous' only book about his North American (Canadian) hunting. He went on this trip with Charles Sheldon and wrote a super book about mountain game hunting. Sheep, and moose and bear. Eminently collectible book. Original green pictorial cloth with gold moose on front cover. Scarce in first edition. VG to vg+ in original gilt cloth AND - ABEL CHAPMAN's copy, his engraved bookplate inside front cover and his signature and date on front free end paper. An amazing association copy.

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        "Portrait de Maurice Halma Grand".

      1907 1Eau-forte en couleurs au repérage, tirée à 60 exemplaires, monogrammée et datée dans la plaque, signée au crayon sous le trait carré, titrée et numérotée sous le coup de plaque (N°15), 1907, 30 x 24.5 cm. Avenue du Bois, sur fond ensoleillé d'hôtels et de maisons, un homme aux gants beurre frais et chapeau melon se promène, pensif. Equipages, cavaliers et promeneurs forment l'arrière-plan, merveilleux jeu d'ombre et de lumière. Papier collant. Provenance collection personnelle de l'artiste.

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        Le Chariot d'Or.

      Librairies des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, 1907, 1 volume de 190x255 mm environ, 146 pages, belle reliure signée Chambolle-Duru en plein maroquin lavallière, dos à 5 nerfs et plats décorés de fins et délicats motifs dorés, coupes chasses et tranches dorées, gardes marbrées, couverture et dos d'origine conservés. Exemplaire N° 30, un des 80 exemplaires sur grand Japon avec 3 états des gravures de Charles Chessa. Bon état.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      Dent, UK 1907 - 1st Edition Thus 1907. First Edition thus, with 24 colour illustrations by Charles Brock for this edition. Publisher's decorative binding of cloth profusely gilt-tooled to spine and upper, decorative end papers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Book is very good++ and bright and clean. Endpapers age toned. Contents good. Light foxing to some pages. Light cracking to rear endpaper. A good example. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BOUCLIER DU ZODIAQUE.

      1907Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Occident, 1907. Grand in-8 (170 X 258) demi-chagrin havane à coins, dos cinq nerfs ornés de filets perlés, caissons dorés avec fleuron central, chaînettes dorées, titre doré, date en queue, tête dorée, plats de la couverture conservés, non rogné (reliure de l'époque) ; (2), 156 pages, (2). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Tirage limité à 150 EXEMPLAIRES. Un des 133 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de HOLLANDE Van Gelder (n°8), après 17 exemplaires numérotés en chiffres romains, imprimés sur le même papier, signés et ornés d'une devise autographe. ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé de l'auteur sur le second feuillet blanc : « A M. Jacques Rouché, en bon et cordial souvenir de SU - 1908 ». Ayant fait fortune dans la parfumerie, Jacques ROUCHE pût se lancer dans des aventures artistiques qui vont faire de lui l'un des plus grands mécènes de son temps. En 1907, il acquiert la "Grande Revue", publication juridique créée par Fernand Labori, le défenseur de Lucy Dreyfus et d'Émile Zola, et lui donne une forte inflexion culturelle. André Gide, Gabriele d'Annunzio, George Bernard Shaw, Jean Giraudoux, Jules Renard, Victor Margueritte, Paul Verhaeren, Alain-Fournier y publient romans, nouvelles, pièces de théâtre, essais, critiques. C'est dans ses colonnes en 1910 que paraîtra "Le Voyage du condottière" d'André Suarès. Mais les relations entre les deux hommes furent toujours houleuses. Dès sa première visite, Rouché se heurte à l'intransigeance de Suarès : « Rouché m'a fait visite. Il a été aimable pour moi, quoiqu'il n'aime pas mes idées ni mon style. Il voulait couper dans mes "Bambous" [Morceau d'"Idées et visions"] ; il m'a parlé du public, qu'il fallait faire son éducation... Et je n'ai rien répondu ; mais je n'ai pas retranché une ligne et pas effacé un mot. Jai été de glace. » ("Lettre à Pottecher", du 9 mars 1907). Suarès entre pourtant à "La Grande Revue" en mars 1907, mais il supporte mal les pressions de Jacques Rouché « qui veut le mettre au pas ». Au début de lannée 1912, pressé par Claudel, Gide et surtout Jacques Copeau, sollicité par Gaston Gallimard en personne qui souhaite le voir rejoindre la "Nouvelle Revue Française", il décide de rompre sa collaboration avec le 37 de la rue de Constantinople. Dans une lettre à Albert Chapon du 21 février 1912, il écrit : « J'ai dû quitter "La Grande Revue" : j'y mangeais un pain si amer et si dur que je ne pouvais plus l'avaler ». La rupture avec Jacques Rouché était consommée ; ce dernier ne le lui pardonnera pas. (Marcel Dietschy, "Le Cas André Suarès"). Publié à la fin de 1907, "Bouclier du Zodiaque", recueil de poésies en prose, fut accueilli dans l'indifférence générale. Même si l'influence profonde du symbolisme est encore sensible, la violence des images et l'intransigeance du propos annonce le surréalisme. Portée par des images fiévreuses souvent d'une grande beauté et un rythme halluciné, la poésie sans concession d'André Suarès atteint dans ce recueil une EXIGENCE RARE. INTÉRESSANTE PROVENANCE pour cet ouvrage élégamment composé et imprimé. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Novels of the Sisters Bronte

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1907. Octavo. The "Thornton Edition" named for the town Thornton, the birth place of the sisters. In twelve volumes edited by Temple Scott, illustrated, Beautifully bound by Zahnsdorf (signed binding) in full tan polished calf, boards triple ruled in gilt, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, triple brown morocco spine labels gilt, top edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles. A handsome set showing only very minor spots of rubbing to spines and a couple of small chips to heads of two volumes, small stain to top edge of volume four.

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        Henri Rivière. Peintre et Imagier.

      Paris, Henri Floury, 1907 ; petit in 4° carré (262 x 208 mm), broché, sous couverture beige rempliée dessinée par Georges Auriol gravée sur bois, imprimée en couleurs ; III, 176, [2] pp. ; portrait de Henri Rivière : lithographie originale de Steinlein; eau-forte originale "Le coup de vent", 20 eaux-fortes, lithographies et bois gravés hors-texte, reproduits en double état avec serpentes légendées, "L'enterrement aux Parapluies" reproduite à l'eau-forte ; 13 gravures à pleine page, 12 gravures hors-texte en couleurs avec serpente légendée, 111 gravures in-texte. Edition originale, exemplaire N°53 des 100 sur grand vélin de Rives en Dauphiné, avec les deux eaux-fortes originales. Poème original de 3 quatrains manuscrit de Henri Rivière "A André Barbier, le bon compagnon, l'ami fidèle : Barbier ! Quand tu peins les brumes..." écrit sur la garde, avec la traduction en japonais écrite au crayon sur le côté ; un deuxième poème manuscrit de 9 quatrains, datant de août 1947, sur une feuille in 8, recto-verso est relié avec le faux titre : "La Bonne Route. A l'anxieux Barbier", 5 variantes sur des bandelettes de papier collées sur le texte original; on ajoute, une photographie ancienne (178 x 128 mm) de Henri Rivière dans son atelier, à sa table de travail en train de graver ; 4 croquis-portraits de profil et de face à la plume de André Barbier, non signés ; 1 feuillet in 8 d'annotations manuscrites concernant des oeuvres de Henri Rivière. La couverture et le dos ont été très proprement restaurés, quelques petites brunissures, bon état général pour ce bel ouvrage illustré, truffé de deux poèmes inédits écrits à son ami le peintre André Barbier !

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        DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN

      FISHER, HARRISON. (FISHER,HARRISON)illus. A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN. Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill (1907 October). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 3/4"), tan cloth, pictorial paste-on, nearly As New with original blue ribbon, glassine wrapper and pictorial box (box worn on flaps). 1st edition. Printed on heavy coated paper and illustrated with 20 beautiful full page color illustrations of women by Fisher. The text is in verse surrounded by lovely art nouveau decorations by E. Stetson Crawford. This is an unusually nice copy.

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        A Dream of Fair Women

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis., 1907 The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis. Hard Cover. Fine. First Edition. (1907). First edition. Thin small quarto. Brown cloth, lettered in gilt, with a color pictorial cover onlay. Illustrated with full-page color plates by Fisher and page decorations by E. Stetson Crawford. Fine in original glassine and publisher?s box, which is worn at the corners.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Sheykh Obeyd Stud. 1907.

      Ain Shems, Cairo, 1907. - 8vo. 8 pp. With 16 a total of pasted photographic illustrations and hand written captions. Unique illustrated copy: the booklet, rare in itself, is interleaved with original black-and-white photos showing the Arabians Jamil, Ghazala, Ghádia, Ghazieh, Ghazwa, Kerima, Gháreb, Ghadír, Ghánim, and Antar (with Sheikh Mutlak). - Together with her husband, the poet Wilfred Scawen Blunt, Anne Blunt (1837-1917) founded the Crabbet Arabian stud. To this day, the vast majority of purebred Arabian horses trace their lineage to at least one Crabbet ancestor. The Blunts came to Syria in 1878 to locate the best Arabian horses for their stud. "Their strategy for obtaining breeding stock was to go into the desert to buy from the Bedouins who bred the horses. They wished to acquire the original old blood-lines with a provenance beyond dispute" (Lovell). - From the collection of Colin C. Pearson (1926-87), The Arab Horse Society, with his posthumous bookplate, annotated in pencil on front cover: "Illustrated copy, very precious".

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        Observations on the Living Developing Nerve Fiber

      The Anatomical Record No. 5 of The American Journal of Anatomy, Vol. VII, No. 1 June 1. PAMPHLET. Read before the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, New York, May 22, 1907. Garrison and Morton 521. Observations on the living developing nerve fiber. Anat. Rec., 1, 116-18. , 1907. Harrison demonstrated the development of nerve fibres by independent growth from cells outside the organism. Featured in Friedman and Friedland's Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries. * Rare. Some splitting heal of spine, stamp front cover, some nicks to edges, else very good. . Very Good. 1907.

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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

      Various dates, Various locations - 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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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        THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN.

      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.

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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]

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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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