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        Sidelights on Chinese Life

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Limited 1907 - Brown half leather boards with gilt lettering to spine. 5 raised bands to spine. t.e.g. Bound by Birdsall of Northampton and London in c1927. Boards are generally in good order, just a little grubby. Slight bumping to corners. Spine is a little faded with mild bumping to ends. Front inner hinge is cracked. Colour frontispiece with tissue protection. Textblock is tight, bright and clean. Some foxing to both endpages and throughout. 368 pp. Previous owner's bookplate. Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 581g. The quoted postage for international orders is based on a standard book weight. Where a book is lighter, we will reduce the postage accordingly. If the book is heavier, we will request additional postage. We make no profit on postal charges. All our books are photographed so you can see what you are buying. ABE may, however, display a stock image whilst processing ours. (YBP Ref: 3433/48 15) Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Henri Rivière Peintre et Imagier

      Henri Floury (Lahure), Paris 1907 - In-8° grande, pp. (4), 175, (5), brossura editoriale incamiciata con titolo in ocra a rilievo e illustrazione floreale bicroma anch'essa a rilievo di Georges Auriol (cui si deve anche l'ornamentazione interna del volume). Interamente illustrato a colori e in b.n. n.t. e f.t. (le illustrazioni sono in litografia, in photogravure e in héliogravure; le tavv. f.t. sono protette da velina). Un ritratto litografico di Rivière f.t. realizzato da Steinlen. L'impaginazione è dello stesso Rivière. Piccoli restauri al dorso. Bella copia in barbe. Edizione originale, tirata a 1100 esemplari numerati (n° 652 dei 1000 su papier ivoire du Marais). Francese [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sailing Alone Around the World

      New York: The Century Company, 1907. Early Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed. Early reprint with 1907 on the title page. Signed by the author on the front free end paper, inscribed to previous owner "onboard the Spray. Oak Bluffs, July 24, 1908." The Spray was Slocum's oyster sloop in which he rebuilt and sailed alone around the world in. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Cloth has several light water drop stains, a scratch to the front board left of the center, light rubbing at corners and spine ends, and slightly darkened at spine. A lovely inscription, signed by the author while on board his famous vessel.

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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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        British Yachts and Yachtsmen - A Complete History of British Yachting From The Middle of The 16th Century to The Present Day

      Published by The Yachtsman Publishing Co, London, 1907. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1907. 565 pages. No dust jacket. Blue leather boards with gilt lettering. Rebound with original leather placed over new boards. Rough cut pages are moderately tanned and thumb marked at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Plates have tanning and foxing to edges. Creased endpapers. Rub wear, scuffing and chips to leather. Corners bumped and worn. Split to title panel on spine.

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        Über die Versuche mit Bildtelegraphie zwischen München und Berlin vom 15. April bis 15. mai 1907. Offprint

      1907 - Korn, Arthur (1870-1945). Über die Versuche mit Bildtelegraphie zwischen München und Berlin vom 15. April bis 15. mai 1907. Offprint from Elektrotechnischen Zeitschrift 33 (1907). 4pp. Text illustrations. 270 x 192 mm. Original printed wrappers. Lightly creased but very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed on the front wrapper: "Überricht vom Verfasser." From the library of physicist Henri Becquerel (1852-1908), with his characteristic gummed docketing label on the front wrapper. First Edition, Offprint Issue. Korn invented telephotography, the first practical method of scanning and transmitting images over electrical wires. His system used a light-sensitive selenium photocell to convert the different tones of an image into a varying electrical current; at the receiving end the transmitted image was reconstituted and recorded on photographic film. Korn invented his device in 1902, but his first machines were impractical as they took as long as 12 hours to transmit images. By 1907, the year he published the present paper, Korn had improved his machines to the point where they could transmit a 13 x 18 cm. photograph in 12 minutes; some of these images and their transmission times are included in this paper. In April 1907 Korn's equipment was put into regular service for transmission of newspaper photographs between Munich and Berlin via telegraph circuits. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Hand Painted Table Screen painted on each side with landscapes, naval figures and ships, the Bay of Naples and Antarctic scenes.

      Ebonised lancet-panelled folding table screen; the three papered panels (each approx 340 mm x210 mm, extended length 640mm) hand-painted both sides in ink with blue wash heightened in white. A charming early 20th century table screen celebrating heroic naval scenes with fine detailed illustrations. The Antarctic scene is an homage to Shackleton and the Nimrod Expedition of 1907-1909. Three of the other panels are illustrated with famous Royal Navy vessels including HMS Gibraltar launched in 1860, HMS Victory with two sailors holding ropes with mourning pennants aflutter in honour of Nelson, and vignettes of HMS Goshawk, Psyche and two sailing craft. Another panel depicts HMS Iron Duke the last of four Audacious-class ironclads built for the Royal Navy in the late 1860s. The rigging of the sailing ships has been carefully and accurately painted suggesting the artist had both familiarity and interest in the Royal Navy of the late 19th century. The two other panels are decorated with vignettes of the British Isles including Lake Windermere, Killarney and Derriquin Castle and a lighthouse in a landscape of tropical coconut palms and ferns. Provenance: Private collection New Zealand.

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        Henri Rivière, peintre et imagier

      Henri Floury, libraire éditeur 1907 - In-4 (21 x 26,5 cm), reliure demi-peau, dos lisse, gardes couleurs, tête dorée, couverture conservée, 175 pages, 1 des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier grand vélin de Rives-en-Dauphiné, complet de la lithographie originale de Steinlen, ex-libris de Rob Lami (04/01/1889 - 12/06/1983, sous-directeur du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Dinard), illustrations en noir dans le texte et en couleurs hors texte ; quelques légères craquelures au dos, par ailleurs bel état.

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        Der siebente Ring. [Ausstattung von Melchior Lechter]. Roter Maroquineinband.

      Berlin, Berlin, Blaetter für die Kunst, [MDCCCCVII]. 1907 - Violetter Ledereinband, Maroquin, mit umlaufender Bordüre auf Deckel und Rücken, vergoldeter Rückentitel, große, vergoldete Titelvignette auf Vorderdeckel und mit dem Signet Lechters [ML], gr-8°, 213 S., 2 Bl, Druck in schwarz und rot, Kopfgoldschnitt, 2 Seiten unbeschnitten, Vorsätze mit heller, violetter Bordüre; -Kanten mit kleinerem Abrieb, Schnitt minimal gebräunt, gutes Exemplar der aufwendigen Lederausgabe/ red leather binding, Maroquin, with surrounding border of gold dots on board, large title vignette on front cover, with the signet Lechter's [ML], large 8vo, 213 pp., 2 leaves, printed in black and red, headers with bright, purple border;-edges a little worn, cut slightly browned, fine copy of the rare leather edition. Eines der ganz wenigen Luxus-Exemplare in dem von Lechter gestalteten und auf dem Vorderdeckel signierten Maroquineinband. Gesetzt aus der Stefan George-Schrift, gedruckt in Rot und Schwarz bei Otto von Holten, Berlin. Das letzte von Melchior Lechter ausgestattete George-Werk mit den prachtvollen Doppelblättern als Titel und am Schluss sowie vor jedem der sieben Teile, jede Seite mit einer Bordüre.

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        A Nuremberg (Nürnberg) Tower. 1907.

      Nuremberg., Germany: 1907 - Original color crayon drawing. Signed, dated and titled in the image. Titled and dated on the support sheet. 9.5 x 6.25 inches image size. Provenance: Part of a portfolio of original works given to the collector Natalie Williams on June 1, 1937 by Wall. Natalie Williams was the sister-in-law of the Texas collector N.C. Matthewson of Marshall, Texas, and both were owners of the Made-Rite Company. She was a patroness of artists and an art donor to Texas A & M University.Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region.Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson.Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

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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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        LA TRILOGIE ÉROTIQUE

      Jules Chevrel. 1907 - LA TRILOGIE ÉROTIQUE de Paul Verlaine (Amies. - Femmes. -Hombres). Edition illustrée de quinze compositions originales dessinées et gravées à l'eau-forte par Van Troizem et augmentée d'un Avant-propos par un Bibliophile Verlainien. A Paris et à Londres, 1907. In-8 (20 x 13,2) (justif. 10,9 x 8,1) de 2 ff., VI, 134 pp. et 2 ff. de tables, demi-maroquin bleu nuit à coins, dos lisse orné d¿un décor floral mosaïqué, filets sur les plats, tête dorée, couverture imprimée en noir sur un papier bulle, conservée (Alfred Farez). Édition publiée à Paris en 1907 par Jules Chevrel. Elle fut imprimée par C. Renaudie, son voisin de la rue de Seine. Au verso du faux-titre : Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 20 ex. sur Japon avec double suite et 215 ex. sur papier d'Arches. 1/215 ex. sur Arches. Van Troizem est le pseudonyme de Martin Van Maele. Les quinze planches comportent une serpente avec la lettre. Dutel 856 1800 ¿ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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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        Gabrielle d'Estrées. Translated from the French .

      London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907. vi, 380 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full crushed rose levant morocco, ruled in gilt, covers with floral cornerpieces in gilt and green, raised bands, edges gilt, by Hatchards, London. With the bookplate of Amy Bend Bishop, wife of Cortland Bishop, head of the American Art Association. vi, 380 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND BY LEWIS CARROLL ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM. With a Proem by Austin Dobson.

      William Heinemann. [1907], London - FIRST TRADE EDITION. 8vo. 6.25 x 8.25 inches. xi, including [1] pp. publisher's advertisement + [i] + 161 + [3] pp., including [1] pp. publisher's advertisement. Bound in original green cloth with dark green titles and pictorial gilt block on front board and publisher's device on rear. Spine and edges of boards sunned, a few small stains a slight wear to extremities. Some scattered foxing, including edges; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by frontispiece and 12 other plates, all with letterpress heading pages, vignette and whole page drawings in text, vignette title page and by initials. The first trade edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Arthur Rackham. ART / LITERATURE CHILDRENS LIT. FICTION CHILDREN'S 19TH CENTURY 20TH CENTURY FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED ART / LITERATURE

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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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        Autograph letter signed

      one page (approximately 50 words) n.d.[1907] - A brief letter introducing his friend the actress Florence Farr to the American journalist and academic Cornelius Weygandt: "May I introduce Miss Florence Farr (Mrs Emery) of whom you have heard me speak. She speaks verse more beautifully than body [sic] in the world. Yrs ever, W.B. Yeats." Farr - `the bohemian's bohemian' and mistress of George Bernard Shaw - had known Yeats since 1890 and was a fellow organiser of the Golden Dawn. Her introduction to Weygandt was facilitated for her reading tour of north America - Yeats's poems formed part of her programme. Folded twice (with slight offsetting of ink from the signature to text) else in excellent condition in original autograph envelope.

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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]

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Oxfam Books Harrogate - F0611]
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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.

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

      London: William Heinemann, [1907] - Quarto. Contemporary blue half crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edge gilt. Spine faded to green, small flecked marks, a little light offsetting and a few spots to plates. 13 colour 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. ABA member]
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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS: MIRTH AND MARVELS

      J. M. Dent & Co 1907 [1898] - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA]
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