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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Eckartsau a. d. Donau, 6. X. 1907. - 4 SS. auf Dopelblatt. 8vo. An eine Fürstin (Liechtenstein?): "[.] Leider kam mein Projekt die Herrschaften in Ihrer Haupt-Residenzstadt, am Sitze Ihrer Thätigkeit zu besuchen nicht zur Ausführung, aber Sie waren ja durch die Anwesenheit u. die Unterhaltungssucht des dicken siebenten Edi so in Anspruch genommen, daß ich Sie gar nicht hätte genießen können. Außerdem bin ich durch unsere herrlichen politischen zustände wo nur mehr Juden, Sozialdemokraten u. Ungarn unsere altehrwürdige Monarchie commandieren derart wild u. desperat, daß mein alter Humor schwer gelitten hat u. ich nur sehr einen langweiligen Gesellschafter abgegeben hätte. Jetzt bin ich mit der ganzen Familie in Eckartsau werde immer grauer u. grauer und bekomme immer mehr Falten auf der Denkerstirne. Zu meinem größten Bedauern ersehe ich aus Ihrem Briefe daß Fürstin den Sommer nicht ganz wohl waren. Hoffentlich haben Sie sich schon wieder erholt und genießen recht den Aufenthalt in Liechtenstein [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Vignette.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Les Chiens. Le Gibier et ses Ennemis.

      (Saint-Étienne, Mimard & Blachon, 1907). - Qu.-4°. Mit 188 (175 farb.) Abbildungen nach Aquarellen von P. Mahler. 192 num. Bll. mit 188 Schutzblättern mit erläuterndem Text von J.-B. Samat. Farb. illustr. OLn. (restauriert, Rücken u. Vorsätze erneuert). Thiébaud 623.- Erste Ausgabe.- Das Jagdalbum wurde von der Waffenfabrik Mimard & Blachon für ihre Kunden herausgegeben. Étienne Mimard und Pierre Blachon gründeten die Firma für Waffen und Fahrräder 1885 in Saint-Étienne. "Nous dédions cet Album de Chasse à nos nombreux et fidèles Clients. Ils y trouveront représentés et décrits, à coté des chiens, leurs inséparables compagnons de chasse, tous les hotes des champs et des bois, depuis le gibier de poil et de plume . Toutes les aquarelles originales qui sont reproduites ici . sont l oeuvre du réputé peintre animalier Mahler . Les chiens ont été dessinés et peints d après nature . Les autres animaux ont été également reproduits d après nature ou d après les meilleurs documents de nos Muséums. Quant aux monographies, elles ont pour auteur M. J-B. Samat . M. Samat est un fervent et intrépide chasseur qui s est adonné avec passion à l ornithologie . Nous avons édité cet Album de Chasse en véritables bibliophiles, avec tout le soin et de luxe que comporte une publication de ce genre . Mimard & Blachon".- Abgebildet sind zahlreiche Jagdhunde mit den zu jagenden Beutetieren. Am Schluß einige Waffen und das bekannte Fahrrad "Bicyclette Rétro-Directe Hirondelle".- Vereinzelt minimal fleckig. Einige kleine Einrisse bei den Schutzblättern. Jagd [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat MEINDL & SULZMANN OG]
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        The Ingoldsby legends, or, Mirths & marvels / by Thomas Ingoldsby ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London : J.M. Dent, 1907, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age with some shadow staining to the front panel. Remains quite a well-preserved example overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 549 pages; Physical description; 549 p., [29] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. 549 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 225223.

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        Play Pictorial - 36 Volumes

      London: The Stage Pictorial Publishing Co Ltd 1907 - 1928. 36 volumes with several copies of Play Pictorial magazine bound in. Very pretty gilt decorated wine coloured publisher's cloth. The run covers numbers 10 - 52, but is missing numbers 14, 31, 32, 38, 39, 40, 49. The bindings are in excellent condition save for a little edge wear and rubbing generally, and fading to the spines of some volumes. . Very Good. Publisher's Cloth. 1907. 4to..

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        SHIKI NO HANA: FLOWERS OF THE FOUR SEASONS.

      ONE OF JAPANS MOST STUNNING & COMPLETE COLOR FLORALS Kyoto 1907- - 8, Yamada Unsodo. Accordion folded, 9 of 10 vol.set, covers worn, chipped, contents very good, clean, sound,ca. 19 x 28 cm., prints open to ca. 37.5 x 18 cm., woodcutprinted in color by hand on hand-made paper. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Die Kunstdenkmäler der Provinz Brandenburg. 22 Bände (alles erschienene). Mit sehr zahlreichen Textabbildungen, Karten und teils farbigen Tafeln. Dazu Beigaben. Herausgegeben vom Brandenburgischen Provinzialverbande, unter der Schriftleitung des Provinzialkonservators Erich Blunck.

      Vossische Buchhandlung, später: Deutscher Kunstverlag, Berlin 1907 - 1907 - 1960. Orig.-Leinen mit Orig.-Umschlag (5 Bände), sonst privates Halbleinen mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel, bzw. Orig.-Leinen (Bd. 22). (Umschläge mit Einrissen und kleinen Fehlstellen, Einbände etwas berieben, leicht bestoßen und teilweise braunfleckig, Schnitte angestaubt und teilweise braunfleckig, handschriftliche Besitzvermerke auf den Titelblättern, . . sonst innen ganz selten Marginalien, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, weitere Mängel werden bei den einzelnen Bänden beschrieben, im Ganzen aber ordentlich erhaltene Exemplare, nicht eingehend kollationiert, aber augenscheinlich vollständig, auch mit den lose beiliegenden Karten. - In dieser Vollständigkeit äußerst selten! Einzelne Bände der Reihe sind antiquarisch kaum aufzutreiben. Diese kultur- und kunsthistorische Reihe mit den detailreichen Angaben zu Bauwerken und Kunstwerken in der Mark Brandenburg ist immer noch das maßgebliche Standardwerk, auch wenn die Zeitläufte einiges am Status verändert haben. Im Einzelnen sind es folgende Bände: 1.: Bd. 1, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Westprignitz. Schriftleitung Theodor Goecke, bearbeitet von Paul Eichholz, Friedrich Solger und Willy Spatz (diese Bearbeiter häufiger!). - 2.: Bd. 1, Teil 1. Supplement: Die vor- und frühgeschichtlichen Denkmäler des Kreises Westprignitz. Bearbeitet von Alfred Götze. - 3.: Bd. 1, Teil 2. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Ostprignitz. Schriftleitung Georg Büttner. Angebunden: Supplement: Die vor- und frühgeschichtlichen Denkmäler des Kreises Ostprignitz. - 4.: Bd. 1, Teil 3. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Ruppin. Schriftleitung Theodor Goecke. - 5.: Bd. 2, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Westhavelland. Schriftleitung von Theodor Goecke (Bindung leicht gelockert). - 6.: Bd. 2, Teil 3. Die Kunstdenkmäler von Stadt und Dom Brandenburg. Schriftleitung von Theodor Goecke (Kopfschnitt im Bug eingestaucht, wenig störend). - 7.: Bd. 3, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Prenzlau. Schriftleitung Erich Blunck. - 8.: Bd. 3, Teil 2. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Templin. Schriftleitung Heinrich Jerchel, Mitarbeiter: Eberhard Küster, Richard Moderhack, Karl H. Marschalleck. - 9.: Bd. 3, Teil 3. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Angermünde. Schriftleitung Erick Blunck. - 10.: Bd. 3, Teil 4. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Niederbarnim. Bearb. von Heinrich Jerchel und Joachim Seeger. - 11.: Bd. 4, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Teltow. Bearb. von Hans Erich Kubach und Joachim Seeger. Mit dem obligatorischen Gutschein für die nach dem Krieg zu beziehende Karte. - 12.: Bd. 5, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Luckau. Schriftleitung Theodor Goecke, bearbeitet von Wilhelm Jung und Willy Spatz. - 13.: Bd. 5, Teil 3. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Stadt- und Landkreis Cottbus. Bearbeitet von Kurt Reißmann, Eberhard Küster und Gerhard Krüger. - 14.: Bd. 5, Teil 6. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Sorau und Stadt Forst. Berarbeitet von Hans Erich Kubach und Joachim Seeger. - 15.: Bd. 6, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Lebus. Schriftleitung von Theodor Goecke. - 16.: Supplement: Die vor- und frühgeschichtlichen Denkmäler des Kreises Lebus. Bearbeitet von Alfred Götze. (Bindung und Titelblatt gelockert). - 17.: Bd. 6, Teil 2. Die Kunstdenkmäler der Stadt Frankfurt a. O. Schriftleitung Th. Goecke. - 18.: Bd. 6, Teil 3. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Weststernberg. Schriftleitung Theodor Goecke. - 19.: Bd. 6, Teil 6. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Crossen. Schriftleitung Erich Blunck. - 20.: Bd. 7, Teil 1. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Königsberg (Neumark). Schriftleitung Erich Blunck. - 21.: Bd. 7, Teil 3. Die Kunstdenkmäler des Stadt- und Landkreises Landsberg (Warthe). Bearbeitet von Kurt Reißmann. - 22.: Hans Erich Kubach: Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kreises Oststernberg. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer 1960. Oststernberg in der Neumark gehört nach dem 2. Weltkrieg zum Staatsgebiet Polen, der Band erschien unter dem Reihentitel . 32000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck (VDA / ILAB)]
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        The manual of classical erotology.

      Paris 1907 - Lanscape quarto (21 x 29 cm). Title, half-title, engraved title, additional title, [2], viii, 153 pp, with 19 aquatinted plates after Paul Avril with tissue guards. Publisher's red morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine; slightly rubbed. A fine copy numbered 370 (out of 500) of this anthology of the writings of the ancient Greeks and Romans on a variety of erotic topics. It is a translation of a work that was originally published in Latin and Greek in 1824. Friedrich Karl Forberg (1770 - 1848), a German scholar with an interest in sexology, researched the classical authors and many of a later date for their reports on sexual phenomena. He gathered them together and classified them according to subject and discussed them in an objective manner. The industrious Forberg has quoted around five hundred passages from more than one hundred and fifty writers, mostly Greek and Latin, explaining the most obscure erotic allusions in his scholarly commentary. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Sultan, l'Islam et les Puissances. Constantinople - la Mecque - Bagdad. Avec deux cartes hors texte.

      Paris, Armand Colin, 1907. - Small 8vo. VI, 443, (3) pp. With 2 folding maps. Contemp. half leather with giltstamped spine title. Only edition. The maps show Egypt and Abessinia with the Arabian Peninsula and Asia Minor with the Middle East and Iraq. - Some foxing throughout; slight worming to lower corner of preliminary matter. Corners rubbed and bumped. Sold at Sotheby's 2002 Travel Sale for 454 GBP (later half morocco). OCLC 252331293. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARCO POLO

      Published by William Blackwood and Sons, 1907. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w plates. Map to end of volume. Being the account of a journey overland from Simla to Pekin. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Some mottling to covers. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Map has some edge-creasing but generally very good. Name in ink to front free endpaper. Front and rear joints just starting to crack. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        CATALOG OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF THE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY THE LATE DAVID S. WILSON, ESQ., PITTSBURGH

      Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, 1907. 4to, recent white cloth, gilt. (2), 67, (1) pages; 1254 lots; 10 very fine photographic plates. Hand-priced in red ink. Fine. A fine, newly bound copy of this important sale, fully hand-priced and with the original photographic plates. The plates are good impressions, though some are without text headers and footers, as occasionally seen. Adams A: "Comprehensive gold: 1823-1834 $5, 1860-1905 proof sets. MS 1822 10¢. MS 1823 1¢. 1854-1905 proof sets." Wilson's collection is especially notable for United States gold coins, but includes choice United States silver coins, large cents, and half cents. The first five plates depict superb United States gold coins; plate six illustrates silver dollars; plate seven depicts half dollars; plate eight illustrates dimes and half dimes; and the last two plates depict choice large cents and half cents. Clain-Stefanelli 12437. Davis 215.

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        A Mirror of Shallott

      London Isaac Pitman 1907. 8vo. 301pp. +10pp ads. Publisher's textured green cloth titled in gilt to spine, minor wear to extremities, a clean sharp copy. Internally clean and handsome save for the fact that the flyleaf has been helpfully glued to the pastedown and there is a Skibbereen Convent Library stamp to the title page. One of three speculative fiction novels produced by Benson, a noted priest and literary luminary who managed to excel in both the Anglican and Catholic faiths (which is just hedging your bets really) and is best known for "The Lord of The World" another speculative title published in the same year as this title. A collection of supernatural tales recounted by priests at a seminary, much beloved of the notorious and beloved Montague Summers, chronicler of werewolves and vampires but probably most renowned for being as mad as a sack of weasels. An exceedingly scarce title.

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        The Soul's Destroyer and Other Poems.

      Alston Rivers 1907 - FIRST TRADE EDITION, foxing throughout and small wormhole at foot of first few leaves, pp. 46, crown 8vo, original grey-green wrappers printed in blue to front, spine a little ragged with upper cover detached and held internally by thin strips of brown tape, sound . The author's first book, here in its second (first trade) edition - this copy inscribed to the half-title, 'ESP Haynes, from Edward Thomas'. Haynes had been, since they met at Oxford, one of Thomas's closest friends, and the present inscription shows Thomas eager to share his literary discovery - the privately printed and distributed edition of this collection had been his introduction to Davies, and according to Lawrence Hockey Thomas himself arranged the publication and made the selection for this edition. (Harlow A1a)

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        Sartor resartus: the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdroeckh * G A N Z P E R G A M E N T _- Handeinband

      London, T.J.Cobden-Sanderson & Emery Walker, 1907. Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlags-Handeinband (flexibles Ganzpergament GPgt / Pgt im Format 16,6 x 23,5 cm) mit Rückentitel in Goldprägung, 341 Seiten. Druck der Doves Press in 300 Exemplaren auf Bütten, durchgehend in Rot und Schwarz ausgeführt, auf dem Titel das Goethe-Zitat: \"Mein Vermächtnis, wie herrlich weit und breit! Die Zeit ist mein Vermächtnis, mein Acker ist die Zeit\". Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung, in handgefertigtem gewebebezogenem Schuber und mit Exlibris von Frank L.Hadley. - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, englische Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im frühen 20. Jahrhundert, englische Literatur, englischer Roman im 19.Jahrhundert Versand D: 5,90 EUR Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, englische Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im frühen 20. Jahrhundert, englische Literatur, englischer Roman im 19.Jahrhundert, Pressendruck aus England

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        Stories from The Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907. First edition, no. 222 of 350 signed copies. With cover design, title page, and 50 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac. [2], xvi, 133 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher's gilt-stamped vellum. Some light soiling to tail of spine, lacking ties, light foxing to limitation leaf and printed tissue guards. Dulac, Edmund. First edition, no. 222 of 350 signed copies. With cover design, title page, and 50 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac. [2], xvi, 133 pp. 1 vols. 4to. A lavishly illustrated version of this classic, Dulac's exotic watercolors capturing perfectly the spirit of the stories of Scheherazade. "Stories from the Arabian Nights is Dulac's most important book" (Hughey). White, Edmund Dulac, p. 200, no. 3; Hughey 16

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        THE LIVES OF DOCTOR JOHN DONNE, SIR HENRY WOTTON KNIGHT, MR. RICHARD HOOKER AND DOCTOR ROBERT SANDERSON

      London: Privately Printed for Brentano's New York by the Chiswick Press, 1907. Limited to 210 copies, this out of series. Fine in slipcase with some soil and wear. Limited to 210 copies, this out of series. Folio. (x), 269p. Edited by George Sampson. Illustrated with six portrait plates engraved by Walker and Cockerell. Printed throughout in red and black on watermarked Chiswick Press paper, the title-page and historiated initials designed by D. Clayton Calthrop. Bound in half brown crushed morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and floral panel ornaments. A beautiful production of this classic. from The Chiswick Library of Noble Authors.

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        Dictionnaire d\'archeologie chretienne et de liturgie. Avec le condcours d´un grand nombre de collaborateurs. A - Zraia.

      Librairie Letouzey et Ané, Paris 1907-1953. 15 tomes en 30 volumes (ouvrage complet), 15 Bänden in 30 Bänden (so vollständig!), durchschnittlich 750 Seiten je Teilband (1500 S. je Doppelband) S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und teils gefalteten und teils farbigen Tafeln, (+/- 750 pages chacun volume avec illustrations dans le texte et planches hors texte dont quelques-unes en couleurs), 4°, private Halbleinenbände (Kunstlederrücken, Hardcover), Original-Broschur miteingebunden, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Rückenschildern und deren Rückständen, Stempel auf Titel, hintere Vorsätze mit kleinem montiertem Bibliotheksetikett, Papier leicht gebräunt, Band 2 / 2 mit wenigen losen Seiten, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, Originalausgabe (Edition originale)! Paginierung zweispaltig (texte imprime en deux colonnes). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Archäologie, Lexika, Theologie, Länderkunde, Geschichte, Kunstgeschichte, Architektur

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        Chamber Music

      London: Elkin Mathews 1907. First edition, third issue. Joyce's first book. Unpaginated. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Illustrated title page. No ownership marks. Fresh copy. A Near Fine to Fine copy. . Near Fine. Cloth. 1907. 12mo..

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

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

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        Gum Tree Brownie and Other Faerie Folk of the Never-Never

      Melbourne: George Robertson & Co. [1907] Muir 1903 and 1904. Oblong Small Quarto Size. Good condition in green cloth boards with pictorial front cover. Some rubbing to corners and spine ends, some faint speckling and a small chip to upper front edge. Marbled endpapers. The faintest hint of foxing to endpapers, and some light finger marks on several pages. The binding is stretched at couple of places but the binding is solid. Thirty [30] full page black and white illustrations and a number of in-text drawings by Rentoul. Foreword by Ethel Turner. A very nice copy. 184 pages Contains 8 stories. Tarella Quin [1877-1945] was a highly successful writer of Australian fairy stories. She later published under her married name of Tarella Quin Daskein. Ida Rentoul, later Ida Rentoul Outhwaite was the famous Australian fairy illustrator. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

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        The Lone Hand, the Australian Monthly Thirteen Volumes May 1907 - November 1913. Bound with the set is a copy of Hannaford's scarce 1967 index. There is a fourteenth volume which is Kit Taylor's A History with Indexes of The Lone Hand The Australian Monthly this is a numbered and sign

      Sydney, The Bulletin, 1907-1913.. First editions; 8vo; pp in total over 8000; illustrated with numerous b/w line drawings, photographs, advertisements, modern binder's two tone full leather bindings raised bands titles lettered in gilt on spines and front boards; occasional publisher's stamps, a few small repairs or defects, overall very good condition.

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        The Stuarts: Being Outlines of the Personal History of the Family. Illustrated from Portraits, Miniatures &c. in the Most celebrated Collections.

      London: Dickinsons. Front board weakened. Otherwise in near Fine condition with only minor signs of wear. Bookplate to pastedown. Spine darkened.. London, Dickinsons, 1907. 4°. Frontispiece, (10), 250 pages with 34 full-page plates (Portraits). Edges gilt. Hardcover / Excellent full morocco - binding on five raised bands for Bumpus Ltd. Oxford St, probably bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe0. With gilt lettering on ornaments on spine and coat of arms on front board. Front board weakened. Otherwise in near Fine condition with only minor signs of wear. Bookplate to pastedown. Spine darkened.

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        JANE AUSTEN'S NOVELS Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey/Persuasion, Lady Susan/Letters (incl. The Watsons, A Memoir & Letters of Jane Austen)

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1907. Decorative Binding. Very Good+/No Jacket. VERY GOOD+ ILLUSTRATED COMPLETE SET WITH DECORATIVE SIGNED BINDING is tight, square and clean inside and out. Art Nouveau gold decorated bindings, with monogrammed gilt rose on cover, and gilt rose vine and lettering on spine, by book designer Adrian J. Iorio. Monogrammed rose on endpapers. All bright gold edges. Six captioned and tissue guarded frontispieces; five are photogravures monogrammed by Edmund H. Garrett. Twelve captioned and tissue guarded plates: some photogravures monogrammed by Edmund H. Garrett; some steel-engravings by William Greatbatch after paintings by George Pickering; some depictions uncredited. Pages remarkably clean and unmarred with no bookplates, annotations, foxing, salient marks or folds; no loose pages. Popular, though published anonymously with little fame during her lifetime, novelist Jane Austen's realism, biting irony, social commentary and acclaimed plots established her as a great English writer by the 1940s. Jane Austen's Novels. Copyright by publisher Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1892. Firm purchased by Little, Brown. No date, circa 1907; December 1907 advertisement. 16mo (small 6 1/2" x 4 1/8"); 3,683 pp. Spine ends lightly frayed; heads with short gap; some tips with slight wear; rear cover with slight puckering. Endpapers with slight glue darkening; pastedowns with graceful antique ownership; closed paper tear 1", few 3/8" or less; tissues darkened. A beautiful clean well-preserved illustrated set.

      [Bookseller: EXCELSA SCRIPTA Rare & Collectible Books]
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        The Man-Eaters of Tsavo and other East African Adventures. With a Foreword by Frederick Courteney Selous

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1907. First edition. Illustrated with photographs. xx, 338, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Endpapers a little foxed, but otherwise a fine copy in the original blue cloth, gilt. First edition. Illustrated with photographs. xx, 338, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "One of the most famous of all African hunting titles" (Czech). In print almost continually since its publication in 1907, Patterson's account "describes the slaughter of railroad workers builing the Uganda Railway by a pair of man-eating lions. The first half of this book relates Patterson's efforts to destroy [them]" (Czech). The latter half of the book includes the hunt for rhino and other big game, and the quelling of a native Indian mutiny. Patterson was a railway construction engineer of uncommon capabilities. Czech, p 213-4

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        1907 Bible KJV LAST SURVIVING MEMBER OF GENERAL LEE'S STAFF BIBLE

      Hardcover. Good. 1907 Bible New York: The Christian Herald. Belonged to Rev. Giles Cooke, Last Surviving Member of Lee's Staff (Bible was not carried in war, and he became a pastor after the war was over.) Cooke wrote his thoughts about the Bible on 2 initial leaves and presented this copy of the Bible to his son in 1926. Cooke had studied under Stonewall Jackson at Virginia Military Institute, after which he became a teacher until secession in 1861 at which time he enlisted as an aide to Brigadier General Philip St. George Cocke. He fought at Manasses and Shiloh under Generals Bragg & Beauregard. In 1864 he became Lee's Assistant Adjutant and inspector General, and was wounded at Sayler's Creek. Cooke was present at Appomattox, where he was paroled. Following the war he taught school for several years until becoming a minister in 1871. He became the principal of the first African American school in Petersburg and later pastored African-Americans at the cost of a few friendships. He corresponded with Lee following the war and kept a picture of Lee on Traveler over his mantelpiece. "God has been so good to me," Cooke once said. "My last years are such happy ones.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With a proem by Austin Dobson.

      London: William Heinemann, [1907] - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, pictorial onlay to front board with titles gilt, roll to turn-ins, floral endpapers with the original ones bound in at front, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. With 13 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues, numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Limited edition of 1,130 copies. Unusually for Rackham, he did not sign this limited edition, as he was out of the country while the edition was in preparation. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Golf] Drawing for July, 1907 issue of "Success" Magazine

      [New York, 1907. Pen and ink on heavy paper, signed right "R. Emmett Owen" . On verso, an "Art Dept. Memo" states that the drawing was done in March, 1907 to be "engraved" for and "used in" the July, 1907 issue. A wonderful golf drawing by R. Emmett Owen for "Success" Magazine R. Emmett Owen (1878 - 1957) began his artistic career as an illustrator, having pen and ink drawings accepted by Life Magazine when he was 19. The present work may be said to come from his mature work as an illustrator. In 1910, he began to devote himself to the beautiful impressionistic landscapes for which he is primarily known. One is impressed by how effortlessly Owen composes a rather thrilling scene. Rather than have us view the handsome young golfer's drive from the gallery, Owen places us directly in front of him, ducking as it were. He and his attractive companion, both quite serious, stand on top of a slope which falls away on either side suggesting that the young, earnest couple stand on top of the world. Golf established itself in America in the late 1880s and continued to grow in popularity with both men and women, though through most of history here in America, it has been an upper class recreation. So the handsome young couple directly before us really do in many ways stand on top of the world.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1907 - 1907 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition.

      1907. Hi, Here we have a very rare 1907 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 12th Wisden Hardback. The last of the early rare ones. (1908+ tend to be easier to find) The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to the front and to the spine. The boards are in very good condition too, odd dark mark but each one is tiny. The hinges are very good, very strong indeed and the pastedowns bright and yellow with the odd small mark. Nice white pages and excellent photoplate, a very nice Wisden. Please see the large photographs. More photographs available on request.

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        Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon Its History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources

      Lloyds Greater Britain Publishing Company, London, 1907. Hardcover. Very Good. 1907. 916 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy, pictorial leather with gilt lettering. Large book. Firm binding with a hint of tanning, otherwise pages are clear and legible. Dedication to previous owner at titles with slight yet noticeable smudging to ink at signature. Contains B&W photographs with marbled endpapers and gilt trim along page edges. Scuffing along block-edge. Slight bumping to corners with mild rubbing along edges and over surfaces. Faint yet noticeable scuffing at front with small indentations at rear.

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        Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon. Its History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources.

      Lloyds Greater Britain Publishing Company, London 1907 - 1907. 916 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy, pictorial leather with gilt lettering. Large book. Firm binding with a hint of tanning, otherwise pages are clear and legible. Dedication to previous owner at titles with slight yet noticeable smudging to ink at signature. Contains B&W photographs with marbled endpapers and gilt trim along page edges. Scuffing along block-edge. Slight bumping to corners with mild rubbing along edges and over surfaces. Faint yet noticeable scuffing at front with small indentations at rear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh and other pageants for a baby girl

      John Lane The Bodley Head, 1907, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Edition, Inscribed by Author, Illustrated By: W. Graham Robertson. Illustrated with 12 beautiful coloured woodcuts by the author. Robertson was a big player in the 1890s set and in the literary and artistic world into the twentieth century. An artist himself, his legacy is actually in his collecting activities and in his memoir "Time Was" published in the 1930s and full of gossip about his circle of friends who had, by then, largely pre-deceased him. This copy has a couple of nicks to the top and bottom of the backstrip and the boards are lightly marked. The interior is bright and clean and the illustrations are vividly colourful. This copy is SIGNED and inscribed by Robertson. Size: Quarto. Illustrator: W. Graham Robertson. Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.

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        Throwing Rangers to the Round-Up, Big Dry Montana

      Miles City, MT 1907 - A scarce hand-colored collotype by Montana photographer Laton A. Huffman (1854-1951). The print is mounted with tabs on a backing board. There are small dampstain drops apparent in the sky area, some toning and light soil, scratches, and chips and tears up to a quarter inch. The lower edge has a white handwritten caption and copyright information with Huffman's signature, "Throwing Rangers to the Round-up, Big Dry Montana / Negative, Print Tint and LA Huffman, Miles City." Underneath this line appear the tops of other characters where the print seems to have been trimmed, with parts of the same caption cut off. Also printed is "Copyrighted 1907 by" with the area underneath trimmed. Huffman photographed Montana in the late 1800s and early 1900s and ordered 500 collotype murals of this photo with the Western Photogravure Company in 1907. "This scene is laid on the old Con Kohrs Ranch range in the Prairie Elk Country near the Missouri. The cattle had been overnight on a dry camp and were headed for water. This accounts for there being no cowboys in the picture. They were in camp enjoying a rest and eating an early dinner. The cattle could be trusted to go to the nearest water and remain there for some hours, for it was in the hot mid-summer." --L. A. Huffman, from Gene and Bev Allen's "The Collotypes of L. A. Huffman: Motana Frontier Photographer" (Helena 2014). ; 15 x 29 1/2"; Signed by Artist

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        Sur les électrons [ÉPREUVES CORRIGÉES]

      1907 - 3 grands feuillets volants Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      1907 - fort , front., (4), XXX, (4), New York and London, Harper and Brothers, 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ozma of Oz

      

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. (sechste) Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 20 + 1 Bände, Neuer Abdruck, 1907 - 1909

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1907 - 1919. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden mit 18.600 Seiten und 150.000 Artikeln mit 16.831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text sowie auf 1.522 Illustrationstafeln (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithogra¬phien Grundwerk in 20 Bänden (A - Z) und der Ergänzungsband 21 (Ergänzungen und Nachträge), insgesamt somit 21 Bände. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei Rückenschildern aus rotem Leder und reicher Goldprägung im Jugendstil-Liniendekor. Einbanddecken mit grüner Leinenbespannung, Goldfileten und Lederecken. Kopfgoldschnitt., seitlicher und unterer Buchschnitt grün eingefärbt. Illustrierte Vorsätze mit Golddruck. Es handelt sich hier um die sehr gefragte Königsausgabe (Prachtausgabe) der viel gerühmten sechsten Meyer-Auflage, die es in unterschiedlichen Varianten gibt. Die 6. Auflage gilt als Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte und als größtes und prächtigstes Lexikon seiner Epoche. Es gibt sie in vier unterschiedlichen Einbandvarianten (hinzu kommen mehrere Kriegsausgaben), die sich durch eine überaus reizvolle Jugendstil-Ornamentik auszeichnen. Buchrücken und -deckel partiell leicht berieben; Bd. 5 mit minimaler Randläsion des Deckelleinens. Sonst sehr gutes Exemplar, das sich durch seine harmonische Rückenansicht auszeichnet (ohne Aufhellungen, auch die Rückenschilder durchweg im originalen Weinrot erhalten). Innen sehr sauberes Exemplar; Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Lexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Meyer Meyers Jugendstil Königsausgabe

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      

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        A History Of The Royal & Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews 1754-1900

      William Blackwood 1907 - A superb history of the oldest golf club in the world. Murdoch describes this book as "one of the most handsome books in the library of golf" and it is the first golf book to use full colour illustration. First Edition. Small 4to. xi + 306pp on hand-made paper, rough edges, top edges gilt. Frontispiece, 41 plates. Original green cloth, title in gilt to upper cover and spine, sl wear to head and tail of the spine. A very good copy of this classic title. [D&M, 16090]

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        Katalog der Bibliothek des Reichstages. 10 (von 11) Bänden.

      Berlin, 1890 - 1907. - Gr.-8°. OLwd. Bde. 1 - 5 des Hauptwerkes, Bd. 2 - 5 des Zugangsverzeichnis, Registerband zum Zugangsverzeichnis (fehlt Bd. I des Zugangsverzeichnis). Guterhaltene Reihe zu der umfangreichen staatswissenschaftlichen Sammlung des Reichstags. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Outcast of the Islands

      T. Fisher Unwin 1907 - London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1907, Later edition, no DJ. Signed on the front endpaper by the author in black ink. Black boards with bright gold gilt lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight. Text is w/o foxing, little age-toning and in VG+ condition [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A l'automobile

      first edition. Preface to Frantz Reichel. Illustrated book of humorous 40 boards representing various personalities of the time crunched by Mich which the Baron Henri de Rothschild, Louis Vuitton, Rodolphe Darzens, His Majesty Alfonso XIII, Jelineck Mercedes, the Marquis de Dion, Michelin ... Some boards with slight angular gaps harmless, the laces of chemie lacking in our copy. Kapp Paris 1907 31x42cm en feuilles sous chemise à lacet

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        JOLLY BEARS ABC

      ABC. (BEARS) JOLLY BEARS ABC. NY: Charles Graham, no date, circa 1907. Square 4to (10 x 10 3/4"), flexible card wraps, slight creasing of corners, VG+. Each letter of the alphabet features a Teddy Bear with a different name and dressed in character. "A" is Auto Bear Andy, "R" is Rough Rider Teddy, "Q" is Quaker Bear who is quiet and lives on a very plain diet. Illustrated in full color on every page. Rare.

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        EVREJSKIJ RABOCIJ V" LONDON"

      Moskva (Moscow) : Knigoizdat. "pereval',". 1907.. Paperback. First edition. Original paper Wrappers, 8vo, 39 pages. In Russian. "The Jewish Worker in London. " Exceedingly rare imprint, with no copies in the OPAC British Union Catalog or even the Russian National Library Union Catalog, and only 1 copy in OCLC (NLI) . Chapters include: London and its Jewish quarter; Economic life of Jewish emigrants in London; The Sweating System; 3 chapters on sweatshops (including Sweatshop in other industries) ; Labor Legislation and Strikes; "Sweating System"? (What is the terrible "Sweating System") ; & Results. Dr. Meshulam Levontin's copy, with his ownership stamp on the front cover; Levontin founded Magen David Adom (The Israel Red Cross ?- Red Star of David) in 1930 and the Israel blood transfusion service in 1936, and had earlier been the commander of the medical unit of the Zion Muleteers of Galipoli, where he worked closely with Jabotinsky and Trumpeldor. The routing at Gallipoli has been seen even as contributing to the victory of the Russian Revolution in 1917, making the association of this copy with Levontin all the more interesting. Period number label on front cover, edgewear to cover, but paper and binding inside remain very good. Pen transliteration of author's name on title page. Overall, good condition of an important and exceedingly rare imprint, with important association. (KH-3-5) .

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        EIFFEL ,Gustave. Recherches expérimentales sur la résistance de l'air exécutées à la Tour Eiffel. Dédicacé.

      - EIFFEL ,Gustave. Recherches expérimentales sur la résistance de l'air exécutées à la Tour Eiffel. Paris, Maretheux 1907, in-4en couverture cartonnée, dos et coins cuir.98 pages. Première édition renfermant 3 belles héliogravures (dont le frontispice) et 17 planches hors texte, la plupart dépliantes. Exemplaire dédicacé par Gustave Eiffel. Couverture fatiguée avec salissures. Coins appuyés. Intérieur très propre, très légère déreliure.Description très complète de l'appareil de chute inventé par Gustave Eiffel pour mesurer la résistance de l'air exercée sur des surfaces diverses, à des vitesses pouvant aller jusqu'à 40 m/seconde.Compte-rendu détaillé des expériences et exposé des méthodes d'interprétations des graphiques fournis par l'appareil.Cet ouvrage est un des maillonsd'un corpus réunissant toutes les recherches d'Eiffel pour l'érection de la Tour Eiffel.En mars 1885, il signe une première brochure présentant le projet de la Tour en fer de 300 mètres de hauteur destinée à l'Exposition de 1889. Elle est suivie de plusieurs autres transcrivant le contenu de ses conférences faites pour la promotion du projet. En 1900, il publie chez Lemercier, sonouvrage La Tour de trois cents mètres, dont le suivant, plus modeste, La Tour Eiffel en 1900, édité chez Masson en 1902, est un résumé.Ayant consacré la seconde partie de sa vie à d'importants travaux scientifiques, de nombreuses publications entre 1900 et 1920 témoignent des résultats de ses recherches, notamment dans les domaines de la météorologie et de l'aérodynamique. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cairo Jerusalem & Damascus. Three Chief Cities of the Egyptian Sultans.

      London: Chatto & Windus. 1907 - Chatto & Windus, London, 1907. First Edition. Quarto. Full Vellum, gilt letter/illustrations, top edge gilt, a magnificent copy. Presentation copy. No. 54 of this Special Edition of 112 copies of which 105 were for Sale. xvi, 301pp. 58 tissue-guarded colour plates by W S S Tyrwhitt and additional plates by Reginald Barratt. Quite extensively foxed, especially to the tissue guards. Hinges are strong but starting to show with webbing visible on the rear hinge. Condition Report Externally Very good See above and photos Internally Very Good See photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions of the Zoological Society of London: Volume 18, 1907 - 1911

      The Zoological Society of London 1907 Hardcover. No jacket. Ex - university library. From Birbeck College, University of London. Contains parts one to five of volume eighteen, 1907 to 1911, in library binding. Contains black & white and colour illustrations. Boards and spine are marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned, marked and creased. Embossed stamps on FEP and title page. Label on BEP. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW Ex - Library

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        Verzamelde sonnetten van P.C. Boutens nu voor het eerst vereenigd uitgegeven.

      [Den Haag, eigen beheer], (1907). Verguld soepel heelperkament met linten. Niet opengesneden. (160) p. Gedrukt door Eduard Verbeke in Brugge in rood en zwart op Japans papier in een oplage van 60 exemplaren. 1e druk. Bescheiden exlibris Henri Dirkx ('HD') op binnenzijde voorplat. Exlibris Mr. T.H. Fokker (ca. 1910) op voorste schutblad. Mooi exemplaar!* Een van de mooiste eigen uitgaven van P.C. Boutens in prachtstaat, uit de verzameling van Henri Dirkx, wiens exlibris een adelsdiploma is voor de ware verzamelaar. Elke twee tegenover elkaar liggende pagina's worden telkens gevolgd door twee blanco bladzijden: het boek dient derhalve niet opengesneden te worden. Rijkse 2.12.

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        CATALOG OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF THE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY THE LATE DAVID S. WILSON, ESQ., PITTSBURGH

      Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, 1907. 4to, recent white cloth, gilt. (2), 67, (1) pages; 1254 lots; 10 very fine photographic plates. Hand-priced in red ink. Fine. A fine, newly bound copy of this important sale, fully hand-priced and with the original photographic plates. The plates are good impressions, though some are without text headers and footers, as occasionally seen. Adams A: "Comprehensive gold: 1823-1834 $5, 1860-1905 proof sets. MS 1822 10¢. MS 1823 1¢. 1854-1905 proof sets." Wilson's collection is especially notable for United States gold coins, but includes choice United States silver coins, large cents, and half cents. The first five plates depict superb United States gold coins; plate six illustrates silver dollars; plate seven depicts half dollars; plate eight illustrates dimes and half dimes; and the last two plates depict choice large cents and half cents. Clain-Stefanelli 12437. Davis 215.

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        Rare George Bernard Shaw inscribed book to fellow socialist Stewart Headlam, a Christian Socialist who formed the Church and Stage Guild to remove the social stigma attached to the performance arts.

      London, [England], 1907. "Signed Book, John Bull's Other Island and Major Barbara: also How He Lied to Her Husband, by George Bernard Shaw, First British Edition Presentation Copy inscribed, ""To Stewart D. Headlam / from G. Bernard Shaw / 17th June 1907"", Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, London, 1907, 293 pp., 12 mo., top edge gilt, green cloth stamped with gilt titles on spine, no dust jacket, encased in a quarter leather custom slipcase with gilt titles and five raised bands on spine. Binding is tight, light soiling to covers and sunning to book spine; near fine. Custom slipcase is in fine condition with light soiling. George Bernard Shaw first met Stewart Headlam through the Land Reform Union, a Georgite [Henry George] society in favor of land nationalization. Headlam, an ordained clergyman, was banned from preaching because his sermons attacked the wide gap between rich and poor and promoted distrust of middle-class reformers. Shaw's plays, ""John Bull's Other Island"" (1904) and ""Major Barbara"" (1905) concern the issues of poverty and women's rights and imply that socialism would help solve the problems created by capitalism."

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