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        The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth & Marvels

      Dent, London 1907 - First Illustrated Edition, or first by this illustrator and in this format. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Top edge gilt in good condition. Covers are flecked in spots, but otherwise in sound condition. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; England; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16691. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        The Ingoldsby Legends Or Mirth & Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby [Richard Barham]

      J.M. Dent, London 1907 - 549 pages. 29 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 185 of 560 signed by Rackham.Twenty-four tipped-in color plates on dark green paper with lettered tissue guards, plus 12 duotone plates and text illustrations in black and white. Title page printed in red and brown. This edition is a reprint of the 1898 edition with added illustrations and in a larger format. For Rackham the early years of the 20th century were fraught with economic insecurity. By 1907 he was well established: Dent after the success of "Alice in Wonderland" reissued this work as HAMILTON p.95 notes, "The new edition of "Ingoldsby Legends" had a new frontispiece and some new plates, with earlier plates reworked and many recoloured. Cover decorations in gilt bold and bright, vellum clean, spine gilt lettering slightly faded, mostly at foot, edges uncut. Orig. full vellum with original ties. Near fine in near fine custom cloth slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Ingoldsby Legends

      Dent, UK 1907 - 1st Edition 1907. Bound in full calf with raised bands and gilt title to spine. Lovey quality and in excellent condition. Boards a little marked and with a few indentations. 24 colour plates with captioned guards, 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. Book is very good++ and bright. Contents very good. Small corner loss to first plate. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 7870 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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      J.M. Dent & Co. 1907 - 1st 1907. Very good condition with no wrapper. 3/4 bound dark blue leather with raised bands and gilt title to spine, marbled boards and endpapers. Binding by Zaehnsdorf. 24 colour plates with captioned guards (mounted on to stiff green paper). 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. 549 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 3 of the plates have light corner creases, all others in fine condition. Some light foxing (mainly to prelims and outer page edges). A very handsome book. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The Ingoldsby Legends

      London, J. M. Dent & Co.,, 1907. or Mirth & Marvels. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Octavo. Recent full green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, roll to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Original cloth spine and front board bound in at the back. Frontispiece and 36 colour illustrations together with many others in monochrome throughout the text. A little occasional foxing but overall a very attractive copy. First Rackham Edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

      Published by J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., Aldine House, Bedford Street, London First Rackham Edition . 1907. - First Rackham edition hard back binding in publisher's original olive green cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼''. 24 mounted colour plates on to thick olive green paper with captioned tissue guards, 12 full-page tinted plates. From the private library of Xenia Noelle Lowinsky with Eric Gill illustrated bookplate to the front paste down. In Very Good clean, tight and bright condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ILLUSTRATED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha : Volumes I - IV

      Charles Scribner, New York 1907 - B002RZ5FEM On Deckel-Edged Paper, 845 copies numbered 141-985, this one numbered 596. Volumes I - IV. Brick colored cloth with pasted-on spine titles; edges and exterior worn; mild sun-fading/discoloration to edges and spine; no jacket. Frontispieces in black and white with tissue guards; numerous additional illustrations through out all volumes in black and white, several of which are also protected with tissue guards; interior is clean and unmarked; front and rear hinge split on Volumes I and IV; rear hinge starting on Volume II. Volume I, 385 pages; Volume II, 416 pages; Volume III, 385 pages. Volume IV, 421 pages; Additional shipping charges will be requested for International orders.

      [Bookseller: A Squared Books (Don Dewhirst)]
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        Les Facétieuses Nuits de Straparole - Tomos I y II (Completo)

      Charles Carrington 1907 - 2 vols. Illustrations de Léon Lebegue. Préface de Jules Marthold. Ejemplar Nº237 de una tirada de tan sólo 800. Profusamente ilustrado con láminas a color. Muy buen estado, tomo dos lomo ligeramente fatigado, encuadernado en rústica editorial. T1 312pp. T2 371pp. Paris. 2,2

      [Bookseller: Cueva Libros - Alberto F. Costa]
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        Before Adam.

      New York. The Macmillan Company 1907. - First Edition.This copy inscribed boldly in ink by Jack London to his Sister, Ida London Byrne and his Brother-In-Law Jack on the Front free endsheet In a strong,broad hand requiring the majority of the Front Free Endsheet, London writes :"Dear Ida & Jack- With love and lots off (sic) it from your brother, Jack London. Oakland, Calif. April 17,1907 " A most ironic spelling error ( "off for "of " )by one of history's great writers !Accompanying this volume is a postcard loosely laid-in. The front of the postcard is a photograph of Jack and Charmian London outside their home ( Wake Robin Lodge) in Glen Ellen.Portions of the rear of the card present old scrapbook adhesive remnants which obscure portions of the postmark and stamp as well as the address and message. Postmarked Oakland, January 1913 ( day obscured ) it is addressed to Mrs. Alice shade in San Francisco. The inked message begins "Dear Friend" with the remaining text indecipherable due to adhesive remnant. It is signed "Yours, Ida Byrne ( her married name ). Illustrated with 8 colour plates, map and additional monochrome drawings ex text by Charles Livingston Bull. 8vo. Bound in pictorial decorated brown buckram Ida London ( 1870-1914) was the younger daughter of John London, Jack's step-father.From the turbulence of their early family life through Jack' meteoric rise to fame and ultimate early death, Jack and Ida enjoyed a close and loving relationship, with Jack assuming an almost paternal role in the raising of IDA's daughter,whom she had named after Jack's wife, Charmian. She and her family often lived at her Brother's ranch in Glen Ellen where her husband, Jack Byrne,was employed by London as Personal Assistant and private secretary. In the last years of her life, Ira suffered from ill-health and was often confined to an Oakland sanitarium.She eventually died on the operating table in June of 1914. IDA's husband, Jack Byrne continued in his Brother-In-Law employee until London's death in 1916. Material inscribed to Jack London's immediate family is exceedingly rare and appears for public sale very infrequently. Very slight lean. Minimal rubbing to covers and spine. Spine titles a bit faded. Corners gently bumped. Scattered mild foxing to prelims (moderately so to inscription). One plate mis-paginated. Several page fore-edges trimmed short (not affecting text). A Very Good, well preserved, crisp copy of a deeply personal relic of the London family. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies and Letter Problems: Being a Selection of Three Hundred Problems.

      Henry Sotheran & Co 1907 London - Very good issued in red cloth with gilt lettering First Edition Hardbound Quarto 369p (Betts;39-4) Frontispiced portrait seperated by tissue, columular diagrams. Contains 200 retractors, 100 direct mates. Beveled edges, points and spine ends moderately rubbed, corners bumped, gilt edges front gilt end papers. Halft title beging to seperate. A very scarce chess item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        Autograph Letter Signed

      WITH FULL SIGNATURE("Arthur Conan Doyle") 1 page, July 20, 1907, on Regent Hotel, Royal Leamington Spa letterhead to an editor (probably Grant Richards). 7" x 4 1/2". Very good.In full: "Dear Sir, I would rather not have 'A Duet' in a six penny Edition. The true way of using the book is to make a guinea Edition & advertise as a wedding present."See Green and Gibson page 115, where the contents of this letter are discussed."When The Hound of the Baskervilles began its serialization in the Strand Magazine, the book's fortunes were revived."Doyle (1859-1930), Scottish-born physician and author; creator of master detective Sherlock Holmes, one of the literary world's most famous characters.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        Reisebriefe aus dem Persischen Golf und Persien. In: Mitteilungen der Geographischen Gesellschaft in Hamburg. Bd. XII.

      Hamburg, L. Friederichsen & Co., 1907. - 8vo. (4), 244 pp., Reisebriefe: pp. (69)-124. With 28 illustrations on 20 plates. 5 folding maps. Original printed wrappers. First edition. - In 1905 the Hamburg merchant Alfred Stürken (1868-1925) undertook a voyage to India. The following year, his return route led him through the Arabian Gulf, to Oman, Bahrein and Kuwait. He published the diary of this return journey, amply illustrated by photographs, in the Proceedings of the Hamburg Geographical Society. - Wrappers somewhat dusty and frayed. An uncut, untrimmed copy; well preserved. Cf. OCLC 1604285. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Rhyme of a Run

      Blackie & Sons Ltd., London 1907 - Green cloth pictorially stamped in green, black, red and gilt, slight cover soil, book plate and gift inscription dated 1907. An extremely scarce and marvelous book by Florence Harrison, about whom very little is known. A collection of charming rhymes by Harrison, illustrated with 22 beautiful tipped in color plates (a few ripples and small edge tears as is common with this book) as well as full page line drawings printed on green paper. This by far one of the nicest copies of the book we've had. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: E. M. Maurice Books, ABAA]
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        The Thinking Machine

      Dodd, Mead and Co. New York 1907 - First Edition. Original illustrated cloth. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title. Near Fine attractive copy with only mild wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1907 - First Edition of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone, Queens Quorum and Keating selection featuring the author's intellectually superior detective, Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, the 'Thinking Machine'. A near fine copy in black cloth, red titles and decorations, (previous collector's small bookplate to the front pastedown, unobtrusive bookseller's ticket affixed to the rear pastedown), with some light overall use. 8vo. 342 pp. "Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, the 'Thinking Machine is one of the most original characters in the field." Barnes, Murder In Print. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, signed, to Joseph L. Killgore, Commander New York Association Union of Ex-Prisoners of War

      Brooklyn, NY, may 5th, 1907. 8vo. 2 pp., on two sheets of letterhead of The National First Aid Association. Fine, in blue cloth folder . At the end of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln placed Clara Barton, the "Angel of the Battlefield", in charge of the search for the missing men of the Union Army. In the summer of 1865, she, along with a detachment of workers, soldiers, and a former prisoner named Dorence Atwater who had smuggled out a list of all the union soldiers who had lost their lives at Andersonville prison, came to the Andersonville cemetery to identify and mark the graves of the Union dead. Thanks to Atwater's list and the efforts of Clara Barton, over 12,000 soliders who died at Andersonville were identified and their graves were marked. Upon being invited to participate in a memorial service for the dead over 40 years later, Barton responds with a ringing statement of hope: "Soldiers, it is well you meet to memorialize such an occasion, and immortalize such a day; for immortal it will be in one form or another, while history lasts. The world has no history so enduring as the history of its martyrs. They who write their names in blood, for the cause of righteousness, and humanity, like the Great Martyr of all, sign a deathless record. A record that neither perishes, nor fades with time, but like His holds a beacon Iight for all coming generations. This, soldiers is your mission, the Holy cause which calls you together, which inspires your thought, and your action; and in this spirit I am with you, even unto that great day when wars shall cease, humanity fill its depleted ranks, - men calmly reasoning together shall search the right and the truth, and these shall make them free"

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        He was full of joy and attention. Pride & Prejudice. Chapter XI. p. 54.

      1907 1907 - Margins faintly marked. In excellent condition. Original pen-and-ink water colour illustration (370 × 267 mm) presented in an attractive conservation wash-line mount and gold leaf frame. The original signed illustration for the "Pride and Prejudice" published in 1907 as part of the "Series of English Idylls" by J. M. Dent & Co. The illustrations Brock created are a full and original revision of his previous illustrations for the "Pride and Prejudice" published by Macmillan in 1895. The costume and interior decor depicted in these illustrations is reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry used to collect antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio. C. E. Brock was elected as a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in the year following the publication of these illustrations. The scene depicted shows Mr Bingley and Elizabeth in conversation by the fireside. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("G Puccini"), to Sybil [Seligman]

      Torre del Lago, Toscana, 1 october 1907. 8vo. 1 p., ink on blue imprinted stationery, with envelope addressed to "Sybil Seligman, 7 Upper Grosvenor Str, London W". Professionally double- matted with an early photographic portrait, envelope preserved on verso, slightly faded, else fine. Vincent Seligman, Puccini Among Friends . A fine letter by the composer of Madam Butterfly to his mistress Sybil Seligman, "Cara Sybil," in receipt of a telegram concerning press notices as the opera is being acclaimed all over Europe - "veramente fulmineo"

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        Anonymes Manuskript in französischer Sprache, mit schwarzer Tinte geschrieben in eine Agenda des Jahres 1906. Begonnen am 1. Januar 1907, findet sich die letzte Eintragung am 15. Mai 1907.

      - Ca. 60 Seiten mit längerem, teils detailreichem Text, dazwischen auch kürzere, eher lapidare Eintragungen, schwarzer Leinwand-Band mit goldgeprägtem Titel (Gelenke mit Einrissen). Persönliches Tagebuch eines französischen Wasserbau- oder Vermessungsingenieurs, der offensichtlich Teile des Niger kartographieren oder beschreiben sollte. Unter dem Datum des 19. März findet sich eine kleine Skizze des Nigerverlaufs. Am ersten Tag des Jahres 1907 beginnen die Eintragungen in St. Louis im Senegal mit den Daten der Kurierpost von Koulikoro nach Frankreich. Die Reise führt dann zu Fuß von Podor nach Boghe, weiter zunächst mit dem Lastkahn, dann mit dem Schiff nach Kayes (eingelegt ist hier in das Tagebuch eine Rechnung des 'Grand Hotel de Kayes. Haut-Sénégal - Niger'), von dort mit der Bahn nach Sego-Sekoro und von dort aus weiter mit Booten über Timbuktu bis nach Burem. Der Text beschreibt die Stationen der Reise, die Landschaften und Dörfer, berichtet wo, mit wem und wie gegessen wurde, schildert die Jagd als Zerstreuung und als Notwendigkeit zur Verpflegung und kommentiert auffällige Ereignisse. In Koulikoro fällt dem Reisenden der aufwendig gebaute Palast des Gouverneurs auf : "qui dans ce pays manifestement d'une pauvreté extrème est un défi" (18. Januar). Am 20. entdeckt er auf der Jagd den Leichnam eines enthaupteten Schwarzen, dessen eines Bein "est complétement mangée par les chiens". Er verbringt seine Wartezeit mit Dynamitfischen und wird Zeuge eines Unfalls durch unsachgemäßen Umgang mit einer Sprengladung, der zu zahlreichen Verletzten führt (2. Februar). Am 3. Februar besucht er eine "station agronomique": "Malheureusement le cotton pousse mal, le tabac n'est pas brillant". Am 8. Februar kann er seine Reise nach Kamani fortsetzen: "Ce village de Kamani est lamentable (et) bâti sur la berge élevée", während die Situation in Sekora wesentlich besser ist :"Toute la berge très inclinée est couverte de jardins potagers très bien arrosés et très vert." Weiter geht die Reise über Segu Sikoro und am 15. Februar über Sansandig nach Mopti. In dem kleinen Ort Nioro ("encore plus lamentable que les autres") findet er "le cadavre d'un nègre . Les nègres que j'ai avec moi regardent cela très curieusement mais ils doivent être habitués car cela n'a pas l'air de les toucher le moins du monde". Die Reise wird fortgesetzt; er notiert sich die Beschaffenheit der Uferregion, hält die Besonderheiten der Ortschaften fest ("Malgré le peu d'importance de la localité qui peu bien avoir 200 habitants il y a 2 mosquées en terre qui sont assez pittoresque"). Am 22. erreicht die Reisegruppe Mopti und das Tagebuch verrät die Freude des Franzosen über eine gewisse Handelstätigkeit an diesem Ort und ein entsprechendes Warenangebot. Er verbringt einen Tag in der Gesellschaft anderer Kolonialbeamter und erfährt unter anderem Erstaunliches über den Handel mit Silberreiherfedern: ein Silberreiher ergibt 1,5 bis 4 Gramm Federn; um 250 kg dieser Federn zu exportieren mußten im Jahr 1906 etwa 200.000 Tiere getötet werden. Nach einer beschwerlichen Reise wird am 3. März die Ankunft in Niafouke verzeichnet, mit einem Besuch beim "agent spécial", der erklärt, daß es abgesehen von einigen Überfällen der Tuaregs ruhig im Lande ist. Am 7. März schließlich erreicht er sein Ziel: Koiretago ("je suis enchanté d'avoir maintenant quelque chose à faire et un travail, qui va m'occuper toute la journée"). Voller Unternehmungsgeist hatte er sich an seine Arbeit gemacht ("Je commence par la reconnaissance du village") mußte jedoch feststellen, daß er sich auf kaum durchdringlichen Wasserwegen fortbewegen muß. "Je mets 7 hommes dans la petite pirogue qui m'accompagne pour pouvoir y pénétrer. Et encore je n'arrive pas toujours". Die folgenden Eintragungen halten lakonisch die geringen Fortschritte fest ("nous avancons un peu"). Am 31. März endlich die Eintragung "Je termine ma carte" ! Für die darauffolgenden Wochen finden sich fast nur kurze Ortsangaben. Inzwischen ist der Wa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Öfversatt och utgifven af Carl Carlson Bonde [respektive] Cecilia af Klercker. I-IX. Sthlm, 1907-42. Porträtt,XXIV,475 s. & brevfaksimilplr + porträtt,XVIII,501 s. + porträtt,XVI,586 s. + porträtt,VIII,322 s. + porträtt,IX,(1),360 s. + porträtt,VIII,353 s. & 1 plansch + porträtt,XVIII,642 s. & plr + porträtt,XVIII,905 s. & plr + porträtt,XX,711 s. Nio mörkblå hklbd av bibliotekstyp. De främre omslagen medbundna och omslaget till del IV med några fläckar. Några av snitten med svaga fläckar. Med Gustaf Lindwalls exlibris och hans namnteckning på främre omslag till del I.. De två första delarna i andra upplagan. Komplett svit av denna viktiga källpublikation rörande den gustavianska tidens historia. Dagboken spänner över åren 1775-1817. Manuskriptet anförtroddes av henne till de förtrogna vännerna Eric Ruuth och Carl Göran Bonde och kom genom den senare till Ericsbergsarkivet samt tillhör numera Riksarkivet

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        Alexander Bell & Casey Baldwin 11 glass plate slides of early flights

      1907-09 1907 - Collection of 11 glass plate photos (plates measure 81mm x 100mm) in this collection with all in fine condition except "June Bug" with two cracks. These 1907-1909 glass plates photographs are of early flights and aircraft related to the Aerial Experiment Association, Alexander Graham Bell and his colleagues including Casey Baldwin. A Remarkable Early Canadian Flight Photographic Archive of what are period 3 1/4" x 4 inch glass-mounted lantern slides (with applied labels with sequence numbers). Authenticity guaranteed. They are from the estate of the first British subject to fly in a heavier than air powered aircraft, Casey Baldwin. Accompanied by letter of provenance by Casey Baldwin's grandson. , Provenance note signed in 1995 by Casey Baldwin, grandson of Casey Baldwin. Robert Baldwin (1804-1858) is the grandfather of Casey (Fredrick Walker) Baldwin., ìIn the history of effective flying the Association ranks in precedence next to the Wright Brothers.î (Parkin, Bell and Baldwin, p.41). Including Glass Plate Photographs of The ìRed Wingî (The FIRST Successful Public Demonstration of an Airplane in North America) The ìWhite Wingî FIRST Airplane equipped with Ailerons and 3-wheel landing gear ìJune Bugî FIRST Airplane to fly a Kilometer in public and winner of the first Scientific American Air Prize. The Wright Glider 1908These rare glass plates come from the earliest period of powered, heavier than air flight, from the aerial laboratory of an under-appreciated and highly significant early aviation pioneer, Alexander Graham Bell. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Matterhorn [Extra Illustrated with real photographs] With an Introduction by Edmondo de Amicis. Translated from Italian by J. E. C. Eaton. With 14 coloured Plates and 23 Pen-and-ink Drawings by Edoardo Rubino and 11 Photographs.

      London T. Fisher Unwin 1907 - FIRST EDITION. First Impression. With 10 extra photographic prints pasted in, including possible photo of Rey on inside front cover. Previously owned by S. L. Courtauld (of the Cortauld family and Eltham Palace fame) who, as a very keen mountaineer, also probably took the photographs and pasted them in. Large 8vo. hardback, bound in original publisher's mustard cloth with leather title label to spine. 336pp., illustrated with 14 two-colour, tipped-in plates, tissue-guarded with captions, 23 line drawings and 11 b/w photographic plates. Also illustrated with an additional 10 real b/w photos, pasted in on blank reverse sides of illustrations. A couple of plates have become detached and many of the illustrated pages have very brittle edges with some loss. Engraved bookplate and signature and date (Xmas 1907) of S. L. Courtauld to ffep. Some pencil annotations to pasted in photographs. Binding a little weak. Some foxing to prelims. Spine darkened and slight damage to title labels. Some wear to edges and small nick to top edge of upper board. Overall a Sound but Interesting Association Copy. (Shelf 10) NOTE: Heavy Book (2.3 kg+: postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge). **To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chaucer Bookshop ABA ILAB]
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        Collection of letters, postcards, telegrams, etc. to the actress, by more than 50 writers, including Johann Strauß, Hans von Wilczek, Helene Odilon, Max Devrient, Hugo Thimig, Victor Tilgner, Wilhelmine Sandrock, Hansi Niese, Adam Müller, Müller-Guttenbrunn, Francis Saville, and Franz Tewele.

      Various places, 1885-1907. - Various formats. 182 pp. Collection of correspondence from the Nachlass of Katharina Schratt, providing a panorama of the acquaintances and society of the actress who was introduced to the court as reader to Empress Elisabeth and later gained fame as Franz Josef's mistress and confidante. Although the entire material dates from the years when her relationship to the Emperor was popular knowledge, there are naturally no explicit references to this connection in any of the letters. Similarly, we can only speculate about the nature of Miss Schratt's gift to Johann Strauß: "To be thus honoured by your kindness is more than I have deserved. I beg to say my most heartfelt thanks. Please rest assured that this support which I have received from you will accompany me on all my paths and I will always honour it as a precious good [.]" (J. Strauß, ALS, 2 pp. Vienna, 25 Dec. 1894). The letter by Hans von Wilczek to the Emperor's mistress is of especial interest, as it contains indications of her close relationship to the great Austrian explorer: "[.] I stay away from Vienna as much as possible - but when I arrived at Herrengasse at 11 last night my doorman told me that you had called at half past 10. But I did not want to call back, it already being 11 - I beg forgiveness and - don't be angry with me! Is there anything I can do? [.]". - We also learn that the popular poet Adam Müller-Guttenbrunn had written a comedy just for her, "Die lächelnde Gräfin" ("The Smiling Countess"): [.] Naturally I would be prepared to fulfil any request regarding the title role. Also, the Countess's court need not be Vienna. That way we might even get it performed at the Burgtheater. Nobody has seen the play's ms., nobody knows it exists, it entered your hands quite virginal [.]" (2 June 1905). - Her colleague Helene Odilon, one of the greatest actresses of her age, who after suffering a stroke in 1903 was put under tutelage by her grasping relatives, writes a touching plea for help: "My desperation made me think of appealing to you, my dear lady, to help me achive my human rights. I beseech you to save me! Save me - I bessech you. My physical and mental sufferings have gone on too long. As my physical condition improved, the emotional torture of tutelage grew and torments me and today is a spectre that haunts me like death [.]" (25 Dec. 1906, 6 pp.). - The collection is topped off by several ephemera from Schratt's possession, including invoices, invitations, and a bill of exchange for 170 florins, written by herself. Joan Haslip, The Emperor & the Actress: The Love Story of Emperor Franz Josef & Katharina Schratt (New York, 1982).

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        ROSA INFERNI: A Poem

      Chiswick Press 1907 - Written under the pseudonym of H.D. Carr with an original composition by Auguste Rodin (an erotic lithograph by Clot executing a design by Rodin). First Edition Limited (488 copies) handmade paper. Chiswick Press 1907. frontis, title, 7pp, device, title, edition. hb finely bound in gold-blocked full leather (picture shows part of this) including original orange paper covers, which are chipped & stained. The Rodin picture has some staining and a split approx 2cm across, but not affecting the image vg+ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reforma Interior de Barcelona. Memoria y proyecto de contrato con el Banco Hispano Colonial

      Imprenta De Henrich y Compañía, Barcelona 1907 - 14 planos color a doble página. de Urbanización. 369 pag., . Encuadernacion media piel con nervios y tela decorada. época. Apéndice C: Pliego de condiciones de los Bonos de la Reforma. Apéndice E. Proyecto articulado del contrato. Apéndice F. Memoria técnica de las obras. Corte superior dorado. Memoria, dictamen y presupuesto del proyecto de un plan de apertura de tres grandes vías destinadas a descongestionar el centro de la ciudad, formulado por Ángel J. Baixeras al alcalde Domingo J. Sanllehy, y negociación de un convenio con el Banco. Size: 32 X 24

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        KONX OM PAX. Essays in Light. Signed

      London: Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1907 Presentation Copy inscribed to his great friend, Edward Thornton. One of 500 signed copies, additionally inscribed in blue/black fountain pen on the ffe: "Dear Thornton, / Here's luck! How is it / I never hear from you? / Aleister Crowley / [22 Chancery Lane WC]" Small 4to. The first issue bound in black buckram with white lettering [light out of darkness]. A very good copy with some minor shelf wear & surface rubs; the white silk screened titles still quite sharp - a bit of light foxing to the fly leafs [Signed by Aleister Crowley beneath his frontis portrait]. The book contains four essays primarily & was one of Crowley's own favourite works. He wrote glowingly of it in his 'Confessions', in particular describing the final essay 'The Stone of the Philosophers' as being " really beyond praise". "I now began to see that this was schoolboyish bashfulness, and to feel my responsibility as an exponent of the hidden knowledge, to treat my prose as reverently as my verse, and (consequently) to produce masterpieces of learning and wit. The "Dedication and Counter-Dedication" of Konx Om Pax is wholly admirable and it rises to a delightful satirical climax of four stanzas on the "empty-headed Athenians". "The Wake World" is a sublime description of the Path of the Wise, rendered picturesque by the use of the symbols of the Taro, and charming by its personification of the soul as a maiden. "My name is Lola, because I am the Key of Delights, and the other children in my dream call me Lola Daydream." "Ali Sloper; or the Forty Liars" shows traces of my old vulgarity. The dramatis personae contain a lot of bad puns and personal gibes, but the dialogue shows decided improvement; and the "Essay on Truth" is bo th acute and witty, with few blemishes. "Thien Tao" gives my solution of the main ethical and philosophical problems of humanity with a description of the general method of emancipating oneself from the obsession of one's own ideas, while there are passages of remarkable eloquence. The last essay in Konx Om Pax, "The Stone of the Philosophers which is hidden in Abiegnus, the Rosicrucian Mountain of Initiation", is really beyond praise. Its genesis is interesting. I had written at odd times, but mostly during my travels with the Earl of Tankerville, a number of odd lyrics. The idea came to me that I might enhance their value by setting them in prose. I therefore wrote a symposium of a poet, a traveller, a philosophical globetrotter, an a dept, a classical scholar and a doctor. They are made to converse about the chronic calamity of society, and the poems (ostensibly written by one or other of the men) carry on the thought. The result is, in reality, a new form of art; and I certainly assisted the lyrics by giving them appropriate springboards". - A.C.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Die Königliche Technische Hochschule zu Berlin (with booklet of the same title) Kamera-Bildnisse

      R. Duhrkoop, Berlin 1907 - Elephant folio. 8 pp., sixty-two plates in photogravure (images are approx. 6.5" x 9"), one mounted photo and one original mounted photo with letter, poster and text. Text lists division of all professors by school, including architecutre, physical engineering, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, chemistry, mathematics and natural sciences. All professors are photographed and reproduced in photogravure by R. Duhrkoop. Portfolio of 3/4 leather over textured cloth boards. Spotting and discoloration to boards. Heavy chipping to leather and age wearing throughout binding. Many plates are somewhat warped and water-stained in the mat, most not affecting image. Some pulling to page edges. Four items concerning the 60th birthday celebration of Professor Karl Becker are laid in, including two original photographs, a poster, and an original typed and signed letter from Professor Winkhaus concerning the event. The letter is signed with a 'Heil Hitler!' by Winkhaus. All dated December 1939. Rare, no copies in OCLC or KVK catalogues. Binding in poor, plates in good condition.WITH39 page booklet "Die Königliche Technische Hochschule zu Berlin," published in Berlin in 1903 by Rudolf Mückenberger. Oblong 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Signature, place and date handwritten by previous owner on free front endpaper. Profusely illustrated with full-page b/w reproductions of photographs, some plans and charts. Age wear, staining and some creasing on wraps. Abrasions on free front endpaper and on inside of front wrapper. Text in German. Wraps in fair, interior in very good condition. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Bibliography of the Poems of Oscar Wilde. Giving Particulars as to the Original of each Poem, with Variations of Readings and a Complete List of all Editions, Reprints, Translations, &c.

      London: E. Grant Richards, 1907 - Quarto. Original white cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Cataloguing note attached to front free endpaper. Boards rubbed and a little marked, spine tanned, browning to free endpapers. A very good copy. Portrait frontispiece. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 475 copies signed by the author Mason (real name Christopher Millard). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        An Itinerary : Containing His Ten Yeeres Travel through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1907-08. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Spine vellum darkening, endpapers foxed, light wear. Vol III vellum front crackling with some chips. Owner's custom bookplate. Cloth boards with vellum spine. Solid hardcovers. "With the Editor's Compliments & Kind Regard" slip from publisher tipped in. Cloth boards with vellum spine. ; Four of four volumes, complete. Reprint of the 1617 edition. 468+466+499+521 pages. Limited Edition of 100 printed on hand-made paper, copy numbered 58 and initialed by the publisher; 468+466+499+521 pages; Signed by Editor .

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      Wells Gardner,Darton and Co Ltd.London.,1907. FIRST EDITION.Square 8vo.Illustrated with decorative title page and 28 illustrations by Browne,all in colour.Fine copy in publishers pink cloth boards with brown and orange lettering and decoration to front board.Rear board with publishers logo in brown.Spine lettered in orange with brown outline.A lovely copy in the rare original dustwrapper which reproduces the front board in brown on front and rear panels.Spine lettered in brown.Loss to bottom of spine,edging onto rear panel(1.2 x .8 inches).Top of spine with half inch loss.Front hinge split but held together by loosely covered brodart protector.Chips to rear outer hinge.A lovely copy.Rare in dustwrapper.:

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        The Novels and Tales

      New York, Charles Scribner,, 1907 - 1917. 26 volumes, octavo (210 × 140 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume. Pages nice and clean, three volumes have been sympathetically rebacked with the original spines laid down, some light rubbing to spines but overall in excellent condition. The New York edition. The first collected edition complete with the two pendent volumes separately issued in 1917. Rare in such an attractive contemporary binding.

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        Ingoldsby Legends, The

      London / New York: J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, 1907. - The Finest Rackham EditionLimited to 500 Copies Signed by the ArtistIn a Beautiful Inlaid Binding By Chris Lewis[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. INGOLDSBY, Thomas (pseudonym of Richard Harris Barham). [LEWIS, Christopher, binder]. The Ingoldsby Legends. Mirth & Marvels. London / New York: J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, 1907.Limited to 500 copies signed and numbered by the artist, this being no. 241, of the finest Rackham-illustrated edition with additional color illustrations, improved color illustrations, large-paper format, and reworked pen and ink drawings not found in the edition of 1898. Quarto (11 x 8 5/8 in; 284 x 220 mm). xix, [1], 549, [1] pp. Twenty-four full color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards, twelve full-page tinted plates, unmounted. Sixty-six black and white drawings. Bound c. early 1970s by Chris Lewis (stamp-signed) in full red morocco. Triple gilt-ruled borders, Central pictorial inlay of multi-colored morocco reproducing the plate, If Anyone Lied, or If Any One Swore. Gilt-ruled compartments with gilt avian ornaments. Gilt rolled edges. Heavily gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. A fresh, crisp and very fine copy. Housed in a later custom drop-back clamshell box.The Ingoldsby Legends were first printed during 1837 as a regular series of Richard Bentley's magazine, Bentley's Miscellany, and later in New Monthly Magazine. The legends were illustrated by John Leech and George Cruikshank. They proved immensely popular and were compiled into books published during 1840, 1842 and 1847 by Richard Bentley. They remained popular during the 19th century. The illustrations for this volume proved a turning point in Rackham's life. "In 1898, which was to be a watershed year for Rackham, Dent invited him to produce one hundred black and white illustrations for R.H. Barham's quaintly medievalizing poems and stories The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels. The £150 fee for this important commission bought, in addition, ownership of the originals and copyright. [The] episodic nature and superficial, rollicking humour [of the tales] were well suited to Rackham's talents, presenting him with endless opportunities to exercise his talent for the macabre and the inventive, the fantastic and the knockabout comic" (Hamilton, Arthur Rackham. A Biography, p. 49).The great Christopher Lewis began his career at the internationally renowned Bayntun-Riviere Bindery of Bath, England, during the early 1960s as a finisher. In the 1970s, he established his own bindery and further developed his masterful inlay and gilt work.Lattimore and Haskell p. 30-31.

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        The South Polar Times.

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907–14 - 3 volumes, quarto. Original navy blue cloth, titles gilt to spines and upper boards, inset coloured pictorial decoration to upper boards within gilt rope-twist borders, all edges gilt. A little rubbed, head and tail of the spine to volume III relined, front hinges neatly repaired, text-blocks secured, endpapers of volumes I and II lightly browned and foxed as usual, some spots of foxing to the text, offsetting from the first two plates in volume I, but overall a very good set, carefully restored. Profusely illustrated with chromolithographic and black and white plates - some mounted, a number from Ponting photographs - and text illustrations, including caricatures and silhouettes of expedition members. First collected edition. Volumes I and II limited to 250 copies, these both numbered 149, and volume III limited to 350, this numbered 235. "A visually exact reproduction of the The South Polar Times originally issued during the Antarctic expeditions of Robert F. Scott, the first two volumes were published in 1907 with a preface by Scott. The original had been edited and printed by Ernest Shackleton who produced five issues between April and August 1902, each in a single typewritten copy. After Scott sent Shackleton home in March 1903 the next volume was edited by Louis Bernacchi, from April to August. Edward Wilson was the principal illustrator, though contributions and illustrations came from both officers and crew." (Books on Ice). The final volume was edited by Apsley Cherry-Garrard during Scott's last expedition of 1911, and published in 1914. Together they form what is perhaps the most personal of the printed documents to have come out of the Heroic Era of Antarctic exploration, revealing the often contradictory aspects of the participant's personalities. As Scott explained in his preface, publication was proposed in "March 1902 [when] we were busily preparing for our first Antarctic winter as we watched the sun sinking towards its long rest. We knew that daylight would shortly disappear for four whole months, and our thoughts turned naturally to the long dark period before us and the means by which we could lighten its monotony." The expedition scientists were to "write luminously on their special subjects, and to record scientific events of general interest", while "lighter matter" indulging "any shy vein of sentiment or humour that might exist among us" was encouraged under "the cloak of anonymity." The exercise certainly seems to have achieved its aim, as Scott recounts; "I can see again a row of heads bent over a fresh monthly number to scan the latest efforts of our artists, and I can hear the hearty laughter at the sallies of our humorists and the general chaff when some sly allusion found its way home." Clean, bright and handleable sets are distinctly uncommon. The weight of the text-blocks, which would tax even traditionally bound volumes, has in most cases certainly proved too much for the gutta percha bindings which are "now mostly perished" (Taurus) In this set the text has been skilfully stabilized, and the hinges tightened; off-setting from the chromolithographs is minimal, with no trace of the adhesion often found; and the "handsome bindings", with "finely coloured printed scenes" and striking gilt-work, remain free of scratching and scuffing. In all an excellent set of this important record of the human side of polar endeavour. Books on Ice 7.7; Rosove 287; Spence 1094; Taurus 42 & 79.

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      William Heinemann.London.,1907. EARLY RACKHAM EDITION.Third impression,the same format as the 1905 First edition.4to.(10.1 x 7.7 inches).Colour frontis and forty nine colour plates,mounted onto thicker paper and with a printed tissue guard.Publishers dark green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.Illustration of Rip Van Winkle stamped in gilt to front board.Apart from some foxing to the margins of a few of the text pages this is a lovely bright,clean copy.Scarce in this condition.A near fine copy of this beautiful book.The first of the famous tipped in colour plate gift books that made Rackham a household name.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        FLAMBEAUX ETEINTS. Poèmes.

      1907 - Paris, E. Sansot, 1907. In-8 broché, couverture rempliée, 49 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur ARCHES, celui-ci porte le numéro " 17 ", justifié à la mine de plomb. Ces exemplaires ne figurent pas à la justification du tirage (il est annoncé 50 vieux Japon) ; les bibliographes de Vivien les signalent mais en précisant n'en avoir jamais rencontrés. [GOUJON, 28]. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, rare sur ce papier. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Scientific results of a journey in CENTRAL ASIA 1899-1902. [vol. I] The Tarim River. [vol. II] Lop-Nor. [vol. III] North and East Tibet. [vol. IV] Central and West Tibet. [vol. V]. Part I. Meteorologie. Part II. Les Observations Astronomiques par le Dr K. G. Olsson. [vol. VI.]. Part I. Zoologie. Part II. Geologie. Part III. Racial Types from Western and Central Asia. Part IV. Archäologie. Die chinesischen Handschriften-und sonstigen Kleinfunde Sven Hedins in Lou-lan.

      Stockholm, Lithographic Institute Of The General Staff Of The Swedish Army, 1904- 1907 - 6 vol. gds in-4° et 1 atlas in-folio [400 x 325 mm] en deux parties ; (3)-523 pp.-56 reprod. photographiques h.-t. [1-56]-446 figures in-texte-17 cartes h.-t. (3)-716 pp.-(1)-76 reprod. photographiques h.-t. [1-76]-297 figures in-texte-75 cartes h.-t. (3)-593 pp.-87 reprod. photographiques h.-t. [1-87]-466 figures in-texte-18 cartes ou panoramas h.-t. (2)-654 pp.-73 reprod. photographiques h.-t. [1-73]-379 figures in-texte-12 cartes h.-t. XII-(1)-401 pp.-(1)-47 pp.-13 pl. h.-t. [1-13]-(2)-472 pp. (2)-69 pp., nbses reprod. photographiques in-texte-5 photogravures h.-t. [I-V]-(1)-18 pp.-2 cartes coul. repliées-(2)-4 pp.-86 pp. de reprod. de portraits dessinés par l’auteur. L’atlas se compose ainsi : page de gd titre-préface-table des cartes-Index Map-47 cartes doubles coul. [1-47]-page de gd titre-préface-table des cartes-37 cartes doubles coul. [48-84]-27 fac-similés représentant des cartes manuscrites de l’auteur [I-XXVII], demi-basane prune à pts coins, dos à nerfs, filets or, fleurons à froid, titre or, rel. uniforme moderne, bel exemplaire. [suivi de :] Die chinesischen Handschriften-und sonstigen Kleinfunde Sven Hedins in Lou-lan. Herausgegeben, Übersetzt und unter Benutzung von KARL HIMLYS Hinterlassenen Vorarbeiten. Behandelt von AUGUST CONRADY. Mit 53 Tafeln. Stockholm, Generalstabens Lithografiska Anstalt, 1920. In-4° ; XV-191 pp.-(1)-53 pl. h.-t., demi-basane prune à pts coins, dos à nerfs, filets or, fleurons à froid, titre or, rel. moderne, bel exemplaire. Yakushi, Catalogue of the Himalayan Literature, H 176. Édition originale très rare complète. Tirage : 300 exemplaires. FIRST EDITION COMPLETE.300 COPIES ONLY. VERY SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Paris, Goupil & Cie - Manzi, Joyant & Cie., 1907. 25,5x32,5 cm. 175 pages. Ouvrage orné d'un portrait de François Boucher en frontispice et de 59 reproductions gravées tirées en bistre. Tranche supérieure dorée. Reliure de CREUZEVAULT en demi-maroquin caramel à larges coins. Dos lisse orné de motifs dorés. Nom de l'auteur, titre, et date en lettres dorées. Minimes et discrètes traces d'usage, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. Un des 500 exemplaires (n° 59).

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      James MacLehose and Sons 1907-08, Glasgow - Four volumes, large, thick 8vo. Illustrated with 12 plates (8 folding), 5 maps or plans, genealogical tables. Bound with vellum spines decorated with gilt titles and designs over red cloth with circular design in gilt on upper covers, t.e.g. Rare in this pristine condition dust s with slightly darkened spines and a few minor chips Limited to 100 copies on hand-made paper, numbered and initialled by the publisher [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les uniformes du Premier [1er] Empire. Collection Cartes Postales Artistiques Documentaires publiées sous la direction de M. le Lieutenant / du Capitaine E.-L. Bucquoy. [COLLECTION OF Ca. 1,800 ORIGINAL HAND-COLOURED CARDS].

      Nancy, Paris, Strasbourg, G. Francq, F. Gedovius, Treuttel et Wurtz, 1907-52. - Collection of ca. 1,793 (of 1,830) unique original hand-coloured cards in 220 series (of 226). The cards, printed in collotype, were professionally hand-coloured according to the original artworks before being issued. Collotype is one of the most accurate and attractive methods of photomechanical tonal printing processes. Highly skilled and expensive process, it cannot produce more than a limited number of impressions. It has been used for single-sheet prints and luxury portfolios, and since the 1950s has been abandoned by all except a few small specialist firms. The entire collection is meticulously arranged according to subject in 8 ring albums, each leaf protected with a tissue guard. A most fantastic set in absolutely superb condition. ~ Original hand-coloured edition. Practically complete. [ADDED:] AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR BY BUCQUOY, signed by himself, dated 1922. Measuring 29 x 21 cm, on thick handmade paper, preserved in superb condition. This attractive original was later reproduced as card 134/4: "Le Colonel Brincard". [ALSO ADDED:] A rare collection of over 100 original explanatory leaflets, booklets, and books by Bucquoy, some of which are full-length and illustrated, all part of the present work. These materials, published between 1912 and 1953, were especially issued to accompany the cards and to provide extensive scholarly information on the study of uniforms. [ALSO ADDED:] A rare collection of over 150 original printed envelopes including the first envelope, number 1. Each envelope acts as a title-page to the corresponding series of cards. It is titled, captioned, dated, priced, numbered according to series, and bears the names of the artists who worked on this particular series. ~ Eugene Louis Bucquoy (1879-1958) is considered the founding father of French uniform research. His "Bréviaire du Collectionneur d'uniformes renseignements -Conseils -Souvenirs" (1953) became the standard work on research and collection. Bucquoy was an officer of the Gendarmerie Nationale. In 1920 he founded the Société d'Étude des Uniformes de France of which he consequently became president. For his "Les uniformes du 1er Empire", by far the largest and most complete work ever compiled exclusively on the French army during the 1st Empire, he invited the foremost military artists at the time. Benigni, Huen, Rousselot, Knötel, Boisselier, Hilpert, JOB, Rouffet, Toussaint, Detaille, are among the best known. He continued to work on the project until his death. [PROVENANCE:] The present collection comes from the bequest of the late Dr. Frans Gerard de Wilde (1903-1999). A pharmacist by profession, a Captain in the Dutch Artillery, a recipient of the Bronze Cross for bravery in battle, he was the supreme expert on Dutch military uniforms, a distinguished collector, and a noted artist. In his youth he was befriended with Hoynck van Papendrecht, the great Dutch painter of military scenes and uniforms. He later became acquainted with the major experts on military uniforms in Europe, in particular with Commandant Bucquoy, with whom he corresponded regularly. He was a major force behind the initiation of the Legermuseum in Delft, and a member of its board until his death. In 1992, when he decide to part from his extensive collection, a major auction sale was organized, attracting collectors from all over the world and considerable media attention. Though the main reason for his decision to sell his collection was his planned move to a smaller residence, it is remarkable that he was not willing to part from his collection of the Bucquoy's cards and this was not offered on the sale. He kept this large 8-volume set with him until his death. Extremely rare. Such practically complete sets of this work are virtually extinct. Not in OCLC, KVK, COPAC, British Library, Library of Congress, nor in any institutional library worldwide. The National Library of France is the only library to hold a fragment of this work - having in their collection only 22 se

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      Privately Printed - Dodd Mead & Company, Publishers., Wormsloe: : 1907 - Frontis in each volume. Spines sunned, with Vol I having a bump under title lettering. Some modest extremity wear, with bumped corners. Bookplate. Withal, a square & tight VG set. Original maroon cloth bindings with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. 8vo. 9-3/4" x 6-1/2". 1st edition (Howes L-567). Limited to 500 cc. 2 volumes (369, [1 (blank)]; 328 pp). Index concludes Volume II. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Catholic Encyclopedia. An international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic Churc. In fifteen volumes.

      Robert Appleton Company., New York. 1907 - In 16 voll. di cui l'ultimo di index, in 8° m. pelle. Pp. complessive 11313. Tutti i voll. , ad eccezione di quello dell'indice, sono dotati di diverse tavv. , colorate ed in b. e n. , nn. f. t. , nonchè di numerose ill. , in b. e n. , nn. nel t. Lettere ai d. in oro. T. A.

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        L'Hexagramme. Revue adamite, tête de collection du N°1 de la 1ère année au N°76 de la 7ème année.

      L'Hexagramme 1907 - - L'Hexagramme, Paris Janvier 1907 - Novembre-Décembre 1913, 15,5x24cm, 76 fascicules reliés en 6 volumes. - Edition originale de cette rare revue mêlant poésie et ésotérisme. Reliures en demi toile noire, dos lisses ornés de doubles filets dorés, dates dorées, plats de papier marbré, un plat comportant une éraflure, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, quelques rares couvertures conservées, reliures de l'époque. Contributions de Camille de Sainte-Croix, Victor-Emile Michelet, Jean Ott, Han Ryner, Georges & Edmond Simon-Savigny, Charles Delmont, Manoel Gahisto. Nous joignons 7 lettres autographes signées de Georges Simon-Savigny à Jean Ott se rapportant à l'activité de la revue. Rare tête de collection de cette curieuse revue adamite. Provenance : des archives personnelles du poète Jean Ott. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Theodore Roosevelt.

      London: 1907 - Image size: 22 x 17.3 cm. Mount size: 45.7 x 27.8 cm. Framed in a hand finished black wooden frame. Light toning to mount otherwise in excellent condition. Monochrome photogravure tipped onto a white wove mount. Produced under the personal supervision of Coburn on his own copper plate press. Proof before letters (no printed plate number or facsimile signature). Theodore Roosevelt titled to the foot of the mount in Coburn's hand. Printed on slightly heavier paper and tipped on to a much larger mount than that published in "Men of Mark". Coburn's first book of portraits "Men of Mark" was published in 1911 (it was followed some years later by More Men of Mark) features 33 portraits of artists, thinkers and writers such as George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, Henry James, Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Frank Brangwyn, William Butler Yeats, Robert Bridges etc. Coburn's introductory text provides a running commentary on his pursuit of his subjects and their eventual capture on film. 'To make satisfactory photographs of persons it is necessary for me to like them, to admire them, or at least to be interested in them. It is rather curious and difficult to exactly explain, but if I dislike my subject it is sure to come out in the resulting portrait. I had thought of using 'Men of Genius' as the title for this book, but Arnold Bennett objected seriously, saying, very modestly, that he did not consider himself a man of genius, but merely a working author, and absolutely refusing to join the throng unless I changed it, so I told him that if he would give me a better one I would use it. 'Men of Mark' is his alternative. '

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        Superb bold Robert E. Peary signature and inspirational quote in latin

      1907 - Superb bold signature and inspirational quote in Latin , penned on a 7" x 4" card, in full: "Robt. Peary, U.S.N. June 10, '07 'Inveniam viam aut faciam" ["I shall find my way or make one"]. The phrase has been attributed to Hannibal; when his generals told him it was impossible to cross the Alps by elephant, this was supposedly his response.Light offsetting to margin and some negligible staining, otherwise very good. , During his 1899 expedition to reach the geographic North Pole, Robert Peary reached Fort Conger, only to have several toes snap off at the first joint because of frost bite. Bedridden for weeks while recuperating, Peary wrote on a wall, Inveniam viam aut faciam ("I shall find a way or make one."), attributed to the Roman philosopher Seneca the Elder.Fort Conger is a former settlement, military fortification, and scientific research post in Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. It was established in 1881 as an Arctic exploration camp, notable as the site of the first major northern polar region scientific expedition, part of the US government's contribution to the First International Polar Year. In 1991, some of the structures at Fort Conger were designated as Classified Federal Heritage Buildings.American polar explorer who was the first man to attain the North Pole, arriving by sled on April 6, 1909.

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