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        Donald G. Mitchell Collection

      1907. No binding. Donald Grant Mitchell, pseudonym Ik Marvel, was an American essayist and novelist known for nostalgic, sentimental books on American life. He is particularly known for his essay collection, Reveries of a Bachelor, which focuses on the dream-like lives of mid-nineteenth-century Americans. His other works include Doctor Johns (1866) and My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863). In 1846, he wrote newspaper articles for the Morning Courier and New York Enquirer under the pseudonym Ik Marvel. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., called him "one of the pleasantest of our American writers." The Donald G. Mitchell Collection consists of 3 ALS, 1 Manuscript, 1 Signature and 3 signed books with material dating from 1864 to 1907; 3 ALS, 1 Manuscript, 1 Signature; • 2 ALS to Edward P. Clark (journalist and editorial writer for The Evening Post), 12 August 1889 and 1 March 1890, with envelopes, re the Welch Fund. Clark was treasurer of the fund to raise money for the widow and children of humorist and editorial writer Philip H. Welch. • ALS to Arthur Twining Hadley, President of Yale, 9 November 1897, declining an invitation ("I am just now embroiled in some matters of proof-reading & mending my old mss."). • Manuscript of ten lines beginning "Happy fellows, thought I, who have only to do what is set before you to be done!", signed and dated 7 January 1907, within a wooden glass frame. • Signature, dated October 1907, politely responding to an autograph request. 3 signed books; 1) His first book, Fresh Gleanings; or, A New Sheaf from the Old Fields of Continental Europe (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847), signed "First edition in book form | Donald G. Mitchell | Edgwood July 1896", green cloth, smudged endpapers. 2) English Land Letters and Kings from Celt to Tudor (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897), green cloth with spine frayed at top and bottom, signed card pasted on the front free endpaper (dated "Edgewood, March, '96") and a signed dedication on a blank page to Prof. Thos. R. Lounsbury dated Aug. 1889. Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1838-1915) was an American literary historian and critic. He graduated at Yale in 1859 and subsequently received honorary degrees from Yale, Harvard, Lafayette, Princeton, and Aberdeen. From 1871 until his retirement in 1906 he was professor of English language and literature in Yale. 3) American Lands and Letters: The Mayflower to Rip-Van-Winkle (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897), brown cloth with spine frayed at top and bottom, signed card (dated May '84) on front free endpaper, and ALS addressed "Dear Madam", 14 March 1864, regretting that he has no photograph (made a few photos for friends from an old negative but it was destroyed), tipped in after the half title. Collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Der siebente Ring. Mit Buchschmuck von Melchior Lechter.

      Bln Blätter für die Kunst 1907 - Gr.-8°. 213(5) S. Lila OLn. m. Dverg. (Rücken und Deckel am Rand lichtrandig, minimale Fehlstellen an den falschen Bünden). Erste Ausgabe. Landmann 267. Raub A 62. - Eines von 500 Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 535). Mit den beiden ganzseitigen Zinkographien: 1. Ein auf Bergeshöh knieender Engel, der sieben Sterne abzeichnet. 2. Sieben Schlangen von einem Baum herabhängend. Druck in Rot und Schwarz. - Mit dem Siebenten Ring öffnet George den bisher aus kunstschaffenden Freunden bestehenden Kreis zu einer Gemeinschaft von Schülern und Jüngern (Friedrich Wolters, Kurt Hildebrandt u.a.), in dessen Mittelpunkt nicht mehr die Lyrik alleine, sondern vielmehr eine religiöse, mythische, ganzheitliche Weltan-schau-ung steht, welche 3 Jahre später mit dem "Jahrbuch für die geistige Bewegung" (3 Jahrgänge) regelrecht Kultur-Politik treibt. - Georges siebtes lyrisches Werk im Jahr 1907 erschienen ist eingeteilt in 7 Gruppen und jede Gruppe hat ein jeweils Vielfaches an Versen (14 / 21 etc.). Die göttliche Zahl 7 ist Ausdruck für das zentrale Thema des Werkes, in dessen Mitte, der 4. Gruppe, Maximin steht, den George "vergötterte". Gundolf beschreibt diesen Vorgang als "die deutsche Wiedergeburt der griechischen Liebe: Verewigung des schönen Leibes durch den Geist. bei Platon war die Erscheinung des ewigen Geistes durch den Leib. Beidemal ist der Geist der Jugend am Werk." In Maximin habe George "den Menschen gefunden dessen Schönheit, Kraft, Glut, Reinheit, Fülle, Einfachheit, Adel, Anmut und Hoheit alles vergegenwärtigte was ihm je Geschichte bot, Zukunft verhieß. Sein eigenes Gebet, das göttliche Urbild und die menschliche Erscheinung waren eins geworden in Maximin. (.) Aus der Erhebung zum Entrückten ist das Buch Maximin entstanden, das die Mitte des Siebenten Ringes und den Kern von Georges weiterem Schaffen bildet: die Feier des offenbarten Gottes durch Lied und Lehre." - Das Werk sucht die Vereinigung von Diesseits und Jenseits und im "Gott-Sehen" eine neue Stufe nach Trieb, Seele und Geist. "Man hat die Augen für diese Stufe oder man hat sie nicht", damit beendet Gundolf Debatten über "Befremdlichkeit" bzw. Geheimlehre in der Rezeption des Siebenten Ringes. - Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Good-Night (Buenas Noches)

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.,, [1907].. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Small quarto. Original grey pictorial cloth, titles to spine and front cover in white, decorations in white, green and black. Colour frontispiece and 4 colour illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Covers slightly rubbed, small bump to lower cover, some light spotting, faded gift inscription and library stamp in blind to front free endpaper, but a very good copy of a scarce title. First edition, first printing. The story first appeared in Scribner's Magazine in February 1906.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lettera autografa firmata dat. 2.2.1907 dello scultore autore della statua equestre di Garibaldi a Genova, indirizzata alla redazione della rivista 'Scena Illustrata'. Ringrazia per "quelle poche parole che ho letto nel suo accreditato giornale che mi riguardano". "Sono improntate da un sentimento di alta stima che trovo molto al di sopra del mio merito...". Due pagine in-8. Macchia di umidita'.

      1907.

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        Goethes sämtliche Werke in fünfundvierzig (45) Bänden. Hier Band 5 -7 in einem Buch.

      Berlin. Globus. 1907. Originalleinenband. 8°. V, 215, 216 – 384, 241 Seiten. berieben. Rücken begriffen. gutes Exemplar. Inhalt: west-östlicher Divan / Reineke Fuchs, Die Mitschuldigen u.a.m.in deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        L'Araignée rouge

      - P., George Ondet, 1907. In-16, 32 p., (4) dessins h-t et (1) f. avec note manus. signée de l?auteur, couv. manuscrite aquarellée. ?L?Araignée rouge? est le titre le plus célèbre de Delphi-Fabrice, roman halluciné de la décadence, qui fut publié par Ambert en 1903 (et a opportunément été réédité en 2004 par Terres de Brume ). Il s?agit ici de la pièce de théâtre tirée du roman, qui, nous précise l?auteur, fut « interdite par la censure ». Un des « quelques exemplaires [.] orné[s] de cinq dessins hors texte rehaussés de crayons de couleurs, sur papier du Japon ». * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        'My African Journey', 'Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes' and 'The Chase of the Golden Plate' [in] The Strand Magazine. Volumes 34, 35 and 36.

      London: George Newnes, 1907-8. FIRST APPEARANCES, the complete original parts for the Churchill and Futrelle books, plus three Sherlock Holmes mysteries, collected later in book-form. In three volumes, quarto. Illustrated throughout. Bound in publisher's light blue pictorial cloth.A used but serviceable set, a little dusty and darkened, text block shaken in the case, some minor edgewear, short tear to head of third volume. Very good. Also including contributions from Elizabeth Nesbit, Somerville and Ross, Arthur Morrison and Richard Marsh.

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        Frontaler Gefrierdruchschnitt durch die Beckenorgane einer an Ruptura Uteri bei verschleppter Querlage verstorbenen Kreisenden.

      Leipzig, F.C.W. Vogel, 1907, Folio, 4 Bl., 11 Abb., 2 farb. und 2 sch/w. Tafeln, in orig. Halbleinenwandmappe St.a.Tit., mit Gebrauchsspuren. Selten - Erste Auflage! Wilhelm Zangemeister (1871-1930) studierte in Heidelberg, Göttingen und Berlin, promovierte 1895 in Heidelberg und war daselbst als Assistent an der Chirurgischen Klinik (Czerny), an der Frauenklinik in Berlin (Olshausen), als Schiffsarzt beim Norddeutschen Lloyd, als Assistent an der Frauenklinik in Königsberg (Winter) tätig. Hier 1904 für Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie habilitiert (1908), wurde er 1910 Ordinarius in Marburg, 1925 in Königsberg, wo er mitten in seiner Tätigkeit 1930 vom Tode ereilt wurde. Nach Zangemeister ist ein Handgriff zur Umwandlung der Gesichtslage, eine Modifikation des Schlüsselhakens und die streifentamponade benannt. -cf. Fischer, p.1718

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        The Spirit of the People. An Analysis of the English Mind.

      London: Alston Rivers, Ltd, 1907 - Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt with gilt-stamped decoration, top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, contents lightly foxed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Mr. and Mrs. Marwood always aff[ectionate]ly from Ford M. H. October 28th MCMVII". Arthur Marwood (1868–1916), the recipient, was a close friend of Ford's: "after Madox Brown, Conrad, and James, he was to become the most important man in Ford's life and in his writing" (Saunders, p. 209). The two met in 1905, when they became neighbours — Marwood had moved to Winchelsea, seeking a milder climate for his tuberculosis. "In Marwood, Ford discovered a new species of Englishman: the 'real Englishman' par excellence — for certain purposes, the 'real' Englishman" (Meixner, p. 200). Indeed, Ford might well have been thinking of Marwood when he penned the dedication of this title, "To the most English of all". When Marwood died from tuberculosis in 1916, his death impressed Ford "more profoundly than any since those of his father and grandfather" (Saunders vol. II, p. 5). Ford wrote of him in Thus to Revisit (1921): "he had the deepest and widest intelligence of all the men I ever met". The character of Christopher Tietjens, the protagonist of Ford's war tetralogy (1924–1928), was partly a tribute to Marwood, "from whom he took Tietjens's grand Yorkshire background, mathematical skills and habit of 'tabulating from memory the errors in the Encyclopaedia Britannica'" (LRB, Vol. 34, No. 19). From the collection of Thomas Moser, Professor of English at Stanford University, though unmarked as such; he published a psychological biography of Ford Madox Ford in 1980. Harvey A24; Moser, The Life in the Fiction of Ford Madox Ford, 2014; Max Saunders, Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life, 2012; Meixner, J. A., Ford Madox Ford's Novels: A Critical Study, 1962. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Land of Enchantment

      London: Cassell & Co.,, 1907. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Recent green morocco, titles and centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, roll to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With 36 three-tone illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Some mild spotting to a few leaves, an excellent copy. First trade edition.

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        Bacon's New Chart of The World : Mercators Projection

      G. W. Bacon & Co., Manchester, UK 1907 - A 24-section coloured map mounted on linen, undated but ?ca1907 (last date on map list of Geographical Discoveries and Events 1906). Also includes tables of Principal British Steamship Lines, The British Empire (with areas and populations), Index-Gazetteer to Principal Towns, Universal Time Chart, and more; top border of country flags. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt; unmarked, very slight edgewear. Marbled pastedown/fep, unmarked. Map 1200 x 960mm, each section 200 x 240mm. Splitting with old tape repairs lower edges of top left 3 sections (bottom edges when folded), a few smaller splits left edges. Otherwise all well preserved, unmarked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of Tom Kitten.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., , 1907. Sextodecimo. Original grey-green boards, titles to spine and front board in white, pictorial label to front board, pictorial endpapers. With 27 colour plates by the author. Contemporary gift inscription to title page. Spine sunned and a little bowed, slight wear to spine ends and tips. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Linder notes that the first three printings — all from 1907 — are believed to be identical.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      London: William Heinemann,, [1907]. With a Proem by Austin Dobson. Quarto. Contemporary blue half crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edge gilt. 13 colour plates. Spine faded to green, small flecked marks, a little light offsetting and a few spots to plates. Deluxe limited edition, number 96 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).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jock of the Bushveld

      London, New York, Bombay & Calcutta.: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1907. Very good. Publishers teal cloth with gilt lettering and vignette to front and spine. Endpapers and page edges foxed. No inscriptions. A very nice copy. xv, 474pp.. First printing. On pages 65, 337 and 457 the drawings of a dung beetle show him pushing with his front legs and on page 316, a horse is shown trying to get up a vertical bank. These inaccuracies were changed in subsequent editions.. Hard. 8vo. 8 1/2".. Very good. Illus. by Illustrated by E. Caldwell. With 23 full page plates and numerous b/w vignettes within text and to margins. .

      [Bookseller: Ryan OHorne Books]
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        Auld Acquaintance.

      London: J. M. Dent and Company, , 1907. A Book for Friends and Remembrances. Oblong quarto. Original coarse linen, two green cloth straps around spine, green tie strap at front, titles to front cover in black and orange, pictorial decoration in black, brown, red, white, blue, green and yellow, all edges green, marbled endpapers. Black and white illustration on front free endpaper and 2 other black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Many other illustrations by various artists. Corners a little bumped, some ink spotting to front board, spine tanned, front endpaper split at hinge, but holding, occasional spotting. Inscribed by various people with verses, poems, etc. First edition, first impression. This is an autograph album without text, intended for a child whose friends and family could write a favourite verse, poem, or quotation next to the numerous illustrations.

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        Chasse à courre en forêt sous Henri III.

      1907 - Encre de Chine sur papier, découpée en forme d'éventail et collée sur carton, monogramme de l'artiste et date en bas à droite, 1907, 47.7 x 25.5 cm. Maquette d'éventail représentant une chasse à courre où Henri III et sa suite s'élançent dans la forêt à la poursuite de l'animal de chasse. Le mouvement dynamique de la scène s'adapte avec intelligence au format rond de l'éventail. Brunissures. Oeuvre originale

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        Weg Ins Unbekannte. Zwölf Radierungen Von Paul Eliasberg mit einem Text von Wieland Schmied

      Mappe Tadellos "Von dem Werk erschienen 10 Exemplare in einer Vorzugsausgabe. Die Normalausgabe erschien in einer AUFLAGE VON 100 EXEMPLAREN: JEDE AUSGABE ENTHÄLT 12 RADIERUNGEN (hier 13 Radierungen- Frontispiz)) VOM KÜNSTLER HANDSIGNIERT. Die Radierungen wurden auf Velin von Manuel Robbe in Paris gedruckt, den Text druckte die Hildesheimer Druck- und Verlagsgesellschaft. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 78. In intaktem Schuber. In Kartonmappe, unverletzt. Inhalt: Eine original und eigenhändig signierte Radierung als Frontispiz. Text, 4 Seiten auf Doppelblatt. Die Radierungen: 1. Weg ins Unbekannte (mehrfarbig). 2. Rückkehr der Vögel. 3. Ville-mirage. 4. Landschaft mit großer Wolke. 5. Herkunft der Flüsse. 6. Erinnerung an die Vorzeit. 7. Katzenflug. 8. Die versteinerten Schiffe. 9. Druidenstätte. 10. Baum der Propheten. 11. Wo einst Götter lebten. 12. Nach dem Zurücktreten des Meeres. Eine tadellose Sammlung! +++ Paul Eliasberg ( 1907/1983) deutsch-französischer Graphiker. +++ Wieland Schmied (1929/2014) österreichischer Kunsthistoriker und -kritiker, Ausstellungsmacher, Literaturwissenschaftler und Schriftsteller. +++ A COLLECTOR'S EDITION PUBLISHED IN !00 COPIES, here number 78 with altogether 13 etchings on Robbe's velin paper, EACH ETCHING BEING SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, a signed frontispiece being added. Portfolio presented in its original slipcase. Introductory text by Wieland Schmied on 4 pages. Mint condition. +++ 26,4 x 33,5 cm, 0,75 kg. +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: Illustrierte Bücher limitiert nummeriert Vorzugsausgabe Graphische Kunst Zeichnungen drawings Grafik graphic art

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        THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS: MIRTH AND MARVELS

      J. M. Dent & Co, 1907 [1898]. Second Edition (Edition de Luxe). tall thick 8vo., 549 pp., VG-; leather-bound, red boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spine; cocking to spine, no shelf lean; light scratching to boards, black scuff marks towards top edge of front board and hinge; rubbing with superficial material loss to bottom edge of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards shaken, binding intact; red top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; starting hinge to verso of p. 549 and recto of bfep, closed tear towards top of bfep (stuck to back paste-down); mild age-toning and occasional foxing/creasing to interior (text legible), waving to endpapers; tipped-in full-color frontispiece and plates excellent and protected by tissue guards, plates affixed to a dark green thicker paper; pub. 1907 by J. M. Dent & Co. stated to title page; differences between First Dent & Co. Edition (pub. 1898) and this edition stated to Prefatory Note (p. v) by Rackham; "It has been the desire of the Publishers to here present the 'Ingoldsby Legends' in something like an 'Edition Definitive de Luxe" stated to Publishers' Note (p. "a3," technically p. vii); orange silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont. Heavy item: Please contact us for international/expedited shipping costs. Full-priced Rockville.

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        The Tale Of Tom Kitten

      London & New York: Frederick Warne And Co, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. greenish brown boards lettered in white, with front cover pictorial inset. Near fine. 77 pages. 14 x 11 cm. Frontispiece and 26 color plates. Decorated endpapers, marginal restoration to frontispiece at lower margin, strengthened with tissue.

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        Sister Carrie

      New York: B. W. Dodge & Company, 1907 Second edition, first issue. Signed and inscribed by Dreiser to the front free endpaper. Dark red cloth stamped in gilt. Boards lightly soiled and variously worn, with tips bumped and spine cocked; with photograph of Dreiser mounted onto front pastedown and previous owner's bookplate and ownership inscription to front free endpaper, as well as a brief typed biography of Dreiser tipped in to the rear free endpaper, and ownership inscription to p.557. Overall a very good copy. Sister Carrie tells the story Caroline Meeber, a young woman from Wisconsin who dreams of living a glamorous life in the city. After she moves to Chicago, Carrie becomes the mistress of two wealthy businessmen, through whom she is able to transform herself into a stylish urban woman. After moving to New York City, Carrie is able to fulfil her dreams of becoming a famous actress, but only to realize that material wealth does not elicit true happiness. Although today considered one of Dreier's best novels, Sister Carrie was initially met with mixed critical reviews and was not commercially successful. While the protagonist's lack of Victorian moral values all but ensured that there would be some negative criticism, much of Sister Carrie's initial lack of success was due to the publisher's distaste for the novel; after Dreiser made publication arrangements with Walter Page, his partner Frank Doubleday attempted to cancel the publication, but, being legally prevented from doing so, appeased himself by refusing to market the text properly. . Inscribed by Author. second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Raven and the Philosophy of Composition

      The Raven and the Philosophy of Composition - Edgar Allan Poe (Illustrated 1907 Hardcover, 1/4 Leather)*Please Note: This book was rebacked with a quarter leather binding; the repair replaced the spine back strip, that was originally a tan suede, with a tan leather for durability. Some edge wear and nicks on the black covers were also touched up. The repair work was performed by Eidolon House, a notable bindery, to merely conserve the book and not fully restore it.*As stated at the rear of the book, this is the Quarto Photogravure Edition, with one thousand copies issued and printed on Arches made paper. Published in 1907 by Paul Elder and Company (New York); illustrated by Galen Perrett. No dust jacket. Hardcovers have faint soiling, staining, and are slightly worn at the beveled edges on the front and rear boards. Book has worn corners and edges but features a gilt top-edge of textblock. The protective tissue paper before the 'Fordham Cottage' illustration is detached at the top. Few smudges on several pages throughout volume but with no writing or markings. Overall it is in Very Good condition, and unlike other books of this edition with deteriorating suede 1/4 leather bindings, this book is set to last another 100 years!If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Please note that this item will ship expedited and require a signature upon delivery!

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        The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

      1907 - XVII-[2]-548 pages, 24 London & New York, J.M. Dent & Dutton, 1907, in-4, XVII-[2]-548 pages, 24 planches en couleurs contrecollées sur feuillets verts et 1 composition en noir, vélin rigide de l'éditeur, compositions dorées sur le plat supérieur et sur levélin ivoire de l'éditeur, compositions dorées sur le plat supérieur et sur le dos, gardes ornées d'illustrations d'après Rackham, tête doréedos et gardes ornées de compositions d'après Rackham, tête dorée, Compositions sur bois en noir dans le texte. Édition sur grand papier, tirée à 560 exemplaires ; un des 500 exemplaires de l'édition anglaise signés par Rackham, numéroté 188. Exemplaire tel que paru, non rogné et en partie non coupé. Reliure en bon état ; les liens de fermeture sont néanmoins manquants, le second plat est très légèrement piqué et le dos un peu sali. Témoins très légèrement dentelés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OUR LADY OF THE BEECHES

      London: William Heinemann, 1907. This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.. 190 x 130 mm. (7 1/2 x 5"). 4 p.l., 245, [1] pp., [1] leaf. A VERY PRETTY VELLUCENT BINDING BY CEDRIC CHIVERS (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), upper cover with large central panel outlined in gilt, depicting an idyllic grove of trees, with a large marbled sundial in the foreground, this highlighted with mother-of-pearl inlays, smooth spine with painted title panel, gilt-ruled turn-ins, vellum doublures. With frontispiece portrait of the author. A little light soiling to vellum, occasional minor spots of foxing to margins, otherwise a fine, fresh copy, the binding well preserved and without the splaying that often affects vellum boards. This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      New York: Doubleday, Page and Co, 1907. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG-; Quarter bound in cloth and paper; Gilt titling to spine; Gilt titling and designs to front board along with inset illustration on front; Some rubbing and fading along the edge of the boards, mostly at the upper; rounding of board corners, some fraying beginning; Binding starting at the upper edge of the title page, but still sturdy; Top edge gilt, all other edges deckle cut; Some toning to the pages; Book is numbered 119 of a limited edition of 550 edition number and "Doubleday Page & Co." Both written in red pen on limitation page; LP Consign. Shelved: Case 12. Full-priced Rockville.

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        Doctoris ecstatici D. Dionysii Cartusiani Opera omnia in unum corpus digesta ad fidem editionum coloniensium .

      Montrolium [Montreuil], Typ. Cartusiae S. M. de Pratis, 1896-1907. - Vols. 1-14bis. 4°. je ca. 600-800 Seiten, gest. Titelportr. in Bd. 1. hldr. (Bibl.-Stempel a. Vortitel, äußere Lagen und Schnitte stockfleckig). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler. - [Thieme-Becker/Vollmer - 43 Bände in 25 Bänden].

      Enthält 1.: Nachdruck der Ausgabe Leipzig 1907-1950 von "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart", begründet von Ulrich Thieme und Felix Becker (Bände 1 bis 37 in 19 Bänden. Die Bände 1 bis 36 in 18 Bänden enthalten den lexikalischen Teil von A-Z, Band 37 enthält das Register der Meister mit Notnamen und der Monogrammisten). - Enthält 2.: "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler des XX. Jahrhunderts", herausgegeben von Hans Vollmer (Bände 1 bis 6). - Vollmer und Thieme/Becker in identischer Ausstattung. - Saubere, frische Exemplare

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        The Novels of Jane Austen in richly decorated bindings: SENSE AND SENSIBLITY; PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; MANSFIELD PARK; EMMA; NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION [The English Idylls series].

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.,, 1907. London: 1907. First Edition Thus. 8vo. Hardback. Very Good A very good, bright, six-volume set in the publisher's pale-green cloth bindings with extravagent gilt-decoration to front board and spine (to Brock's design). Published between 1907 & 1909, (with the exception of Sense & Sensibilty which is not dated); each volume with a tissue-guarded, colour frontispiece plate and 23 further plates all after Charles Edmund Brock; decorative end papers and gilt top edges, other edges uncut. The bindings are unusually bright and clean with just a little rubbing to edges (Mansfied Park is perhaps not quite as bright as the rest). Contents very good and tight, end papers toned to a greater or lesser extent, Emma and P. & P. with very small contemporary inscriptions, Persuasion with a small, inconspicuous bookseller's embossed stamp to the front blank page, no foxing, internal hinges all good. A very good, bright set of this particularly attractive edition. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Brock, C. E. (Charles Edmund). 8vo. Book.

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        OUR LADY OF THE BEECHES

      London: William Heinemann, 1907. This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.. 190 x 130 mm. (7 1/2 x 5"). 4 p.l., 245, [1] pp., [1] leaf. A VERY PRETTY VELLUCENT BINDING BY CEDRIC CHIVERS (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), upper cover with large central panel outlined in gilt, depicting an idyllic grove of trees, with a large marbled sundial in the foreground, this highlighted with mother-of-pearl inlays, smooth spine with painted title panel, gilt-ruled turn-ins, vellum doublures. With frontispiece portrait of the author.A little light soiling to vellum, occasional minor spots of foxing to margins, otherwise a fine, fresh copy, the binding well preserved and without the splaying that often affects vellum boards.This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.

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        Stories from the Arabian Nights.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1907. Retold by Laurence Housman. Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spine and front board in gilt with blue highlights, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, silk ties renewed. Colour frontispiece and 49 other plates tipped-in on dark green paper, all with captioned tissue-guards. The occasional minor blemish, spine ever so slightly darkened, an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 286 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB). A particularly bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stories from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 - Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spine and front board in gilt with blue highlights, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, silk ties renewed. The occasional minor blemish, spine ever so slightly darkened, an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and 49 other plates tipped-in on dark green paper, all with captioned tissue-guards. Signed limited edition, number 286 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB). A particularly bright copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Chansons pour mon Ombre

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1907. First edition, no mention of special paper copies. [4], 94, [1] pages ; 18 cm. Original printed wrappers, front hinge split, slight wear to spine. Inscribed "pour Mrs. O'Connor amicale souvenir de Pauline M. Tarn". This scarce, late, title is the only book that the poet issued under her birth name, Pauline Mary Tarn. From the library of Barbara Grier and Donna McBride, founders of Naiad Press, the lesbian publishing house.

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        THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN

      London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1907. FIRST EDITION (no distinction between 1907 printings). This was the first work Potter wrote after moving to Hill Top farm in the Lake District, and it features one of the farm's residents, the mouser Tabitha Twichit, an exasperated mother cat whose naughty son Tom and his sisters will not behave with propriety. After a lonely childhood brightened by her love of nature and drawing, Potter (1866-1943) found a niche for herself in children's literature, delighting generations with tales based on her pets and the small wild creatures she loved. She mostly retired from writing following her marriage at age 43, to raise sheep on her Lake District farm and to work tirelessly with the National Trust to preserve that lovely area of England. It is ironic that a tale of poor deportment should be given as a good conduct award, but young Miss Stubbs seems to have deserved the accolade, for she carefully kept this book in lovely condition.. 145 x 105 mm. (5 5/8 x 4 1/8"). 84, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION (no distinction between 1907 printings). Publisher's tan boards, color illustration mounted on front cover, illustrated endpapers. With 27 color illustrations by Potter. Verso of front free endpaper with ink inscription to "Helen Mary Stubbs / Prize for Improvement and Good Conduct." Quinby 13. Spine a little sunned and very slightly cocked, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, especially clean and bright. This was the first work Potter wrote after moving to Hill Top farm in the Lake District, and it features one of the farm's residents, the mouser Tabitha Twichit, an exasperated mother cat whose naughty son Tom and his sisters will not behave with propriety. After a lonely childhood brightened by her love of nature and drawing, Potter (1866-1943) found a niche for herself in children's literature, delighting generations with tales based on her pets and the small wild creatures she loved. She mostly retired from writing following her marriage at age 43, to raise sheep on her Lake District farm and to work tirelessly with the National Trust to preserve that lovely area of England. It is ironic that a tale of poor deportment should be given as a good conduct award, but young Miss Stubbs seems to have deserved the accolade, for she carefully kept this book in lovely condition.

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        In English homes: the internal character, furniture, & adornments of some of the most notable houses of England, historically depicted from photographs specially taken by Charles Latham / The letterpress [vols 2&3] ed. and an intr. written by H. Avray Tipping

      London : Country Life & George Newnes; New York, Charles Scribner 1907 - Near fine copy in the original title-blocked pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 3 vols, vol.1, 2nd edn. Subjects; Chartles Latham. Furniture. Homes. English. 10 Kg. Vol. I 2nd edition ,vvols. II & III first edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies, and Letter Problems, Being a Selection of Three Hundred Problems

      Henry Sotheran & Company, London 1907 - "The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies, and Letter Problems, Being a Selection of Three Hundred Problems" by Mrs W.J. Baird. Published by Henry Sotheran & Company, London, 1907. A large format book with colour diagrams. A highly sought-after book, and one of the most beautiful chess volumes ever published. This copy is in fine condition. There is a little wear on the covers, but the text is excellent throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With a Proem by Austin Dobson

      London: William Heinemann, [1907].. First limited edition, no. 853 of 1,130 copies. 4to. (x), 162 pp. Publisher's white cloth, gilt lettered and decorated to the spine and upper board, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, the others uncut. Frontispiece and 12 coloured plates tipped in with captioned tissues plus a handful of black and white illustrations in the text. Spine slightly toned, a lovely copy overall.

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        Israel Rank The Autobiography of a Criminal 

      First edition, cancel title page. 8vo., original blue cloth, front cover lettered and decorated in gilt with coronets, handcuffs and prison cap. London, Chatto & Windus.

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        Der Papagei, der Mamagei und andere komische Tiere. Heitere Verse für verspielte Kinder aller Jahrgänge. Die kleine Reihe. llustrationen von Günther Simon.

      66 unpaginierte Seiten Kl.-8 quer, gebundene Ausgabe, illustrierter Pappband das Buch lediglich am oberen Buchrücken minimal bestossen, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Titel von der Autorin signiert. Mascha Kaléko (gebürtig Golda Malka Aufen, * am 7. Juni 1907 im galizischen Chrzanów/Polen - + am 21. Januar 1975 in Zürich) war eine deutschsprachige, der Neuen Sachlichkeit zugerechnete Dichterin. Was für ein Krokodilemma Ein weiterer Band aus der schön gestalteten Reihe "Gedichte für neugierige Kinder". Mascha Kaléko ist zeitlos gut und ansprechend Ein unbeschwerter, humorvoller Zugang zu Sprache Mascha Kaléko zählt zu den eindrücklichsten lyrischen Stimmen der deutschsprachigen Poesie des 20. Jahrhunderts. Im Berlin der zwanziger und dreißiger Jahre erlebte sie ihren kometengleichen Aufstieg - binnen kurzer Zeit galt sie als Philosophin der kleinen Leute-, ihre Gedichte wurden in vielen Zeitungen abgedruckt, 1933 erschien ihr Lyrisches Stenogrammheft-, das den endgültigen Durchbruch verschaffte. Die Nazis erteilten der jüdischen Dichterin jedoch schon bald Schreibverbot, 1938 emigrierte sie mit ihrer Familie nach New York. Mascha Kaléko, die in den fünfziger und sechziger Jahren in Deutschland nochmals ein wenig von dem alten Ruhm erreichen konnte, war sich Zeit ihres Lebens bewusst, dass sie Lyrik für den Alltag, Gebrauchsgedichte- verfasste. Ihre Gedichte sollten sich reimen, der heiter-melancholische Grundton fand bei vielen Leserinnen und Lesern Anklang. In den fünfziger Jahren schrieb sie zwei Gedichtzyklen für ihren Sohn Steven. Der Papagei, die Mamagei und andere komische Tiere- sind ihm und verspielten Kindern sämtlicher Jahrgänge- gewidmet. Verena Ballhaus hat diese Texte mit dem ihr eigenen Witz illustriert, sie holt die leise Ironie hervor und poliert sie in ihren Zeichnungen gekonnt aufs Allerschönste. Das Buch ist erstmals 1961 im Fackelträger Verlag erschienen.

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        The Road (Inscribed by Jack London)

      New York: Macmillan, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Wonderfully and lyrically INSCRIBED BY LONDON ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "Dear Mr.____/ You'll find here/ no theories about/life, but just/some life itself/that I lived when/I was young./Affectionately yours,/Jack London/Sydney/Feb.18 '09". Book is recased, retaining the original cloth panels and spine strip, new endpapers laid down. Some soiling to the origianl cloth and shelf wear botton edge. A vintage 3 1/2" x 5" candid portrait photo of London laid in.

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)]
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        Qiu yu qiu feng [Memorial booklet for the executed feminist revolutionary Qiu Jin]

      Jing cun shu ju; Hong wen shu ju, [Shanghai] 1907 - 75p., slender paperback, spine panel rather chipped, edges worn, covers foxed. Rear cover has a name written in pen and a "paid" rubberstamp from a Chinese grocer in San Francisco, dated 1922. Interior pages are evenly toned but clean and unmarked. Printed on the 20th day of the seventh lunar month of Guangxu year 33 (August 28, 1907), 44 days after Qiu Jin's execution. The text, entirely in Chinese, includes several selections from Qiu's writings, but most of the content is comprised of tributes from supporters. The title, "Autumn rains, autumn winds," is taken from Qiu Jin's last words. When offered the chance to make a confession, she simply wrote "Autumn rains, autumn winds, how melancholy and baleful they render me." We find no holdings in OCLC as of October 2017, and only one record of a sale, in 2012 at a Chinese auction. Qiu Jin was raised in a relatively wealthy family in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province. In the early 20th century many progressive Chinese intellectuals traveled to Japan to study new fields of knowledge influenced by western writers, and to organize resistance to the Qing dynasty. Qiu Jin left her arranged marriage and two children to join this ferment in Japan, where she advocated the equal right of women to education, the abolition of foot binding, and marriage by choice. The photograph used in this booklet, which depicts her in Japanese dress, holding a sword, was taken during this sojourn. Upon her return to China in 1906, she worked with Xu Zihua to publish the short-lived "Chinese Women's Journal," but in addition to her public activism and teaching, she was a prominent underground organizer in the Revolutionary Alliance, recruiting women to the armed militia that sought to overthrow the Qing dynasty. After her cousin Xu Xulin was captured in the midst of planning a local revolt in Anqing, he was tortured, and ultimately confessed to plans for a major uprising. Qiu Jin was among the accomplices who were quickly identified and arrested. After two days of torture, she was beheaded. The news of a well-born, educated young woman being executed for anti-Manchu activities further inflamed anti-Qing anger in some sectors of Chinese society, as reflected by the tributes in this booklet, published when the loss was still fresh. Four years later, after the success of the Republican revolution, Qiu Jin was hailed as a martyr. She remains in the pantheon of both the Communists and the Nationalists, her exploits dramatized in numerous books, films and television shows. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Desert and the Sown

      First edition. With a large folding map, a frontispiece in colour by John S. Sargent and numerous half tone illustrations in the text (some full-page). 8vo. Original beige cloth, spine titled in gilt, very slightly worn and a touch shaken. Front endpapers browned due to newspaper clippings on Bell, loosely inserted by a previous owner (clippings still present in a separate sleeve). Overall, very good. xvi,347pp. London: William Heinemann,

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        Chemistry Shacks, Berkeley.

      Oakland, Calif., ca. 1930s.(). Original watercolor by Doris Miller Johnson (1907-2001). Image size: 265 x 353 mm. Signed: "Doris Miller, April 1935." Exhibited at Pals Club Tea, Hotel Senator, Sacramento, April 21, 1937. From the personal collection of the artist.

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        Grace George.

      New York: The Metropolitan Printing Company/ William A. Brady, 1907.(). Poster. 32.5 x 24.5 inches. Tear lower right corner.

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