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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.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Early Autograph Letter Signed [Sent from Downs School, Malvern, Cornwall]

      Malvern Hills: W. H. Auden, Undated. First edition. [No binding]. Fine. A Fine and early Autograph Letter SIGNED AND PLACED BY W. H. AUDEN and sent from W. H. Auden to Richard Heron Ward, refusing Ward's request that Auden contribute a prose article to a book Ward was compiling. On the recto of a mildly toned piece of lined paper (measuring approximately 8 inches by 6 3/8 inches and having one vertical center fold line and one horizontal center fold line - presumably for mailing), Auden has written the word "Necessary" in the upper left corner and has written "Downs School / Cornwall / at Malvern" in the upper right corner, indicating the place at which he wrote the letter. In refusing Ward's request, Auden writes: “Dear Heron Ward, // Many Thanks for your letter. What I feel / about your suggestion is this; - / 1[in a circle] Most of the matter in question comes / under the other heads / 2 [in a circle] One cannot talk about absolutes of that / kind directly because everything [illegible] depends on / context. ["The" struck through] One can only tell parables in / poetry. // If you will let me write a poem I have in / mind for the book I shall be honored and / delighted. But a prose article I feel both beyond / me and undesirable. // Yours ever Wystan Auden [signature underscored]”. Richard Heron Ward was an English editor, novelist, non-fiction author, actor, and producer, as well as director of the Adelphi Theatre in London and a founder of the Adelphi-Players. Ward also was active in the Peace Pledge Union, BBC Home Service, and Religious Drama Society. One of the greatest authors of the Twentieth Century, W. H. Auden (1907-1973) worked early in his career as an English teacher at The Downs School in Cornwall on the edge of the Malvern Hills, residing and working there from 1932 to 1935. While the letter is undated, it certainly was written during his tenure there, during which period he also wrote a number of his great Poems. His Poem "Schoolchildren" was written by him during a 1937 return visit to the school (after he had completed the term of his teaching contract there). A Fine W. H. AUDEN AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED WRITTEN EARLY IN HIS CAREER TO ANOTHER MAN OF LETTERS AND HAVING INTERESTING CONTENT. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Le Misanthrope. Précédé d'un Dialogue aux enfers par Anatole France, et suivi de La Conversion d'Alceste par Georges Courteline

      Editions d'Art Edouard Pelletan, Paris 1907 - In-4 (286 x 225 mm), maroquin vert, dos à cinq nerfs orné, plats ornés de filets et fleurons, filets sur les coupes, filets et fleurons intérieurs, doublures et gardes de soie verte, tranches dorées sur témoins, couverture et dos conservés, étui bordé (reliure signée Canape). Illustré de compositions de Georges Jeanniot, 14 eaux-fortes hors-texte gravées par l'artiste (dont 2 sur double page), et 12 vignettes dans le texte gravées sur bois par Ernest Florian. Tirage limité à 310 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 25 sur Chine, signé par l'éditeur, contenant trois états des eaux-fortes en sanguine, noir et sepia (N° 23) ; deux eaux-fortes ne sont qu'en deux états. Contient "Le Tombeau de Molière" (14 pages), publié à l'occasion du 286e anniversaire de la naissance de Molière, en 1908, tiré à 160 exemplaires (N° 23, sur Chine), orné d'un portrait de Molière en médaillon par Jeanniot. Joint une carte d'invitation de l'éditeur et deux specimens présentant l'ouvrage. (dos passé marron, menus frottements sur l'étui). // Quarto (286 x 225 mm), green morocco, spine tooled raised on five bands, covers tooled with fillets and flowerets, fillets on turns-in, fillets and flowerets inside, green silk linings and end-papers, edges gilt over support, soft cover and spine preserved, bordered slipcase (binding signed Canape). Illustrations by Georges Jeanniot, 14 plates etched by the artist (including 2 on double page), and 12 vignettes in the text wood-engraved by Ernest Florian. Limited printing of 310 numbered copies ; one of the 25 on China paper, signed by the editor, containing three states of the etchings in "sanguine", black and sepia (Nr 23) ; two etchings have only two states. Contains "Le Tombeau de Molière" (14 pages), published for 286th anniversary of Molière's birth, in 1908, limited to 160 copies (Nr 23, on China paper), with a portrait of Molière in medalion by Jeanniot. An invitation card of the editor is joined, and two specimens of presentation. (spine faded to brown, minor rubbings on slipcase).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Eigenh. Briefkarte mit U.

      München, 28. III. 1907. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. An den - wie umseitig vermerkt - Linzer Buchhändler Robert Steurer: "Ich habe mit großem Vergnügen die beiden schmucken Bücher erhalten, die Sie mir sandten, und sage Ihnen für Ihre Aufmerksamkeit meinen verbindlichsten Dank [.]". - Mit Eingangsstempel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Elkin Mathews 1907 - First edition, first state with thick laid endpapers of larger size, poem on signature c well centred. Original green cloth with gilt titles. A near fine copy, with slight dustiness to the spine and minor wear to the spine ends. Bookplate to front pastedown. A fresh copy of an uncommon book. Joyce's first commercially published work. "Arthur Symonds, to whom Yeats introduced Joyce in December 1902, was responsible for the publication of Chamber Music and for much of the praise it received. Symonds submitted the manuscript to Grant Richards for Joyce in September 1904. When Richards refused to publish it without subsidy from Joyce, Symonds offered it to Constable. Eventually Elkin Mathews accepted and published it at Symons' urging." (Slocum & Cahoon) Only 509 copies of the first edition were printed, and second and third issues included in the printing are likely to have been issued at a significantly later time. Although fine copies of the third state surface not infrequently as a batch of remaindered copies were discovered, this first state is rare with the number issued likely to be less than 100. Slocum & Cahoon A3 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Erler, Georg. - Dresden. - Italienisches Dörfchen. - "Helbigs an der Elbe".

      . Mischtechnik / Kreide & Gouache, auf hellbraunem Malkarton, 1907. Von Georg Erler. 32,7 x 39,6 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten in schwarzem Kreidestift bezeichnet, datiert und signiert: "Helbigs a/ Elbe / Dresden 1907 / G. Erler". - Malerische, fast gemäldehaft aufgefasste Arbeit. - Das Helbig's war ein direkt an der Elbe gelegenes beliebtes Restaurant unterhalb des Theaterplatzes mit dem sogenannten Italienischen Dörfchen und dem Basteischlösschen. - Schöne Gesamtwirkung. Guter Zustand. Georg Erler (1871 Dresden - 1950 Bad Reichenhall). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Radierer. 1891-94 Besuch der Dresdner Kunstgewerbeschule. 1894-98 Studium an der dortigen Kunstakademie bei Gotthardt Kuehl und Hugo Bürkner. 1897 Studienreise nach Paris, 1898 nach München und Rom. Ab 1898 wieder in Dresden. 1901 zweijähriges Rom-Stipendium der Kunstakademie für die großformatige Radierung "Zwischen der Arbeit". 1902 Gründung der Künstlergruppe "Die Elbier" zusammen mit Ferdinand Dorsch und anderen Schülern von Gotthardt Kuehl. 1913-37 Professor für figürliches Zeichnen an der Dresdner Kunstgewerbeschule. Ab 1900 entstanden zahlreiche Karikaturen, die 1932 in einer Ausstellung im Kunstgewerbemuseum gewürdigt wurden. Er radierte zahlreiche Stadtansichten, Landschaften und Aktdarstellungen. Untergang eines Großteils des Werks beim Bombenangriff auf Dresden am 13. Februar 1945. Die letzten Lebensjahre verbrachte er in Ainring in Oberbayern..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Evolution of Mammalin Molar Teeth, to and from the triangular Type, volume one

      McMillan Company 1907 - Rare. Including collected and revised researches on trituberculy and new sections on the forms and homologies of the molar teeth in the different orders of mammals. Dark red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and cover. The ends of the spine have wear without loss of cloth. The corners are bumped. A very good plus, tight, bright copy. The owner's stamp is on the front fly leaf. The text and illustrations are flawless. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oracle Junction Bookshop]
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      Georg Müller, München und Leipzig 1907 - Erinnerungen. 15 Bde. Mchn. u. Lpz., G.Müller 1907-13. Mit 131 mont. Bildtafeln. Ohprgtbde. mit Rverg. (Tls. Gebrauchsspuren Hayn.-G. 100. Stern-Szana 12.Fromm 4594. - Erste Gesamtausgabe in einer kl. (wahrscheinlich 900) nur für Subskribenten hergestellten Auflage. - Zum ersten Mal vollständig nach der "Edition originale" (1826-1836) ins Deutsche übertragen. - Bde. I-XIII: Casannova's Erinnerungen nebst Nachträge (mit Namens- u. Ortsverzeichnis). - Bd. XIV: Frauenbriefe an Casanova. Zum ersten Mal aus dem Duxer Archiv hrsg. v. A.Rava u. G.Gugitz. - Bd. XV: G. Casanovas Briefwechsel. Gesammelt u. erl. v. Rava u. G.Gugitz. - Exlibris, Insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mahrenholz]
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        Stories From the Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907. First edition. Thick Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with fifty color plates, including frontispiece and tissue guards present. An excellent copy with the gilt spine and front panel bright. Scheherezade herself must have appeared to Edmund Dulac. In a dream, perhaps, in which she kissed his eyelids. Where else could he have learned to see the things he saw? Faraway places. Exotic peoples. The mirages of domed and minareted cities. How else could he have known the look of an Eastern paradise? The curl of the last tendril blossoming in an Arab courtyard? The tilt of a crescent moon? And he did seem to know. Whole generations saw his paintings and agreed, 'Yes, this is what the East must be like— and dreamt of it themselves" (Rebecca Bruns, "Arabian Nights—and Art Nouveau").

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Three Special Numbers of The Shipbuilder; Mauretania, Olympic and Titanic, and Aquitania

      Newcastle-on-Tyne and London: The Shipbuilder,, 1907-1914. 3 volumes octavo bound as one (243 × 180 mm) Near contemporary black sand-grained cloth by Otto Hesse, Bethlehem Book Bindery, title gilt to the spine. Mauretania (November,1907); 164pp., coloured frontispiece 3 other similar plates, 165 photographs and diagrams to the text,many full-page, and 5 folding plans: Olympic and Titanic (June, 1911); 130 pp., coloured frontispiece, additional portrait frontispiece of Bruce Ismay, 7 folding plates and plans, 146 photographs, diagrams, sketches to the text, many full-page, 2 folding advertisements: Aquitania (June, 1914) :154pp., Mounted coloured frontispiece, ship portrait by C.E. Turner, 4 coloured plates, 5 folding plans, numerous illustrations to the text, the majority full-page. A little rubbed, some light browning and soiling to the endpapers, a very good copy. The Shipbuilder, a Quarterly Magazine devoted to Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering and Allied Industries", was first published in 1904 as the "Mid-Tyne Link", and continued with minor variations of title, up to 1964, encompassing 682 issues, establishing itself as the journal of record for the industry. Original copies of perhaps the three most important numbers ever produced, covering Cunard's first Mauretania of 1907, sister ship to the Lusitania; Aquitania, 'The Ship Beautiful', in her later years honoured as the 'Grand Old Lady'; and White Star Line's successful Olympic and her ill-fated twin sister Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912 – less than a year after the Midsummer 1911 issue of this special number. It was probably a combination of White Star Line puffery, and The Shipbuider's highly detailed technical articles, based in part on the Line's puffery - "The watertight subdivision of the Olympic and Titanic is very complete" (p.25 ) - that gave birth to the myth of the Titanic's unsinkability. Interesting to note also that "it does not fall within the province of this work to describe in detail the Marconi apparatus". All early numbers of this periodical are uncommon, those featuring the great liners are particularly sought after, with the Titanic "special" being the prize. A highly attractive group.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Henri Riviere. Peintre et Imagier.

      . Paris: Henri Floury 1907. Richly illustr. in b/w and colour and with 1 orig. lithography by Steinlen showing a portrait of Henri Riviere + with 2 original etchings by the artist, one printed in 2 stages. 176 + (2) pp. Limited to 1100 copies. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather. Spine faded. * Copy no. 71 of 100 on papier grand Velin de Rives-en-Dauphine. The artistic and get-up of the book is done by George Auriol..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Monson, Maine

      Seth Steward, 1907. AN OIL PAINTING OF MONSON, MAINE Oil on canvas Canvas size: 20 1/8" x 40 1/8" Frame size: 26 3/8" x 46 1/4" Signed and dated l.l: S.W. Steward '07 Monson was incorporated as a town by an act of State Legislature on February 8, 1822, just two years after Maine achieved statehood. The town's success was founded upon the discovery of slate in the surrounding land which brought many settlers eager to work in the numerous quarries that were established. In this charming view of Monson, the town can be seen resting upon the banks of Lake Hebron. The most prominent buildings are the churches: the Baptist Church, the Congregational Church, the Swedish Lutheran Church and the Swedish Methodist Church. Many Swedish immigrants settled in Monson to work at the slate quarries, and the latter of the churches clearly were established by them. . Book.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Tragedy of Hamlet

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [c.1907]. Quarto. Original vellum, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, white ribbon ties. Title page in red and black. Illustrated with 30 mounted colour plates by W. G. Simmonds, with captioned tissue guards. Front board very lightly bowed, initial leaves a little foxed. An excellent copy with ties still intact. Signed limited edition, one of 250 copies signed by Simmonds, this one being numbered "0000". With an introduction by Arthur Quiller-Couch.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      [Maine and various places in Europe. 1907, 1913, 1920].. A total of 248 original photographic prints. Oblong octavo albums. Original black morocco, spine gilt, titles as transcribed below. Albums with some shelf wear; European album slightly cocked, lower portion of front joint splitting. The photographs are clean and in excellent condition. An outstanding collection of photographic images of scenes in Maine, coastal France, and the Channel Islands. The photographs were taken by an MIT Professor who apparently vacationed in Maine on a regular basis, and who also visited England and France in the year before the outbreak of World War I. The albums of Maine images ably show the natural beauty of far western Maine, while the album of scenes in France and England captures life in small villages and towns in Normandy, Brittany, and the Channel Islands before the peace of the region was shattered by the Great War. Two of the albums feature silver gelatin prints that have been printed directly onto the album sheets, with accompanying handwritten captions. The third album consists of photographic prints affixed to sheets of the album. Though without ownership signatures, we attribute these albums to Ralph Restieaux Lawrence, a Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT. These albums came with other photographic albums made by Lawrence on trips to the American West and Canada, featuring photographs done in a similar style, captioned and bound as these albums. Ralph Restieaux Lawrence (b. 1873) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and graduated from MIT in 1895. He taught electrical engineering at MIT from 1896 to 1941, and apparently enjoyed photography and traveling, as the present albums would indicate. The three albums are: [ALBUM ENTITLED Heald Pond Maine 1907]. Original oblong octavo album. [39] original photographic prints, most measuring approximately 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, each print affixed to a sheet in the album, the sheets measuring 8 x 10 inches. This album contains a series of lovely photographs of the area around Heald Pond, in west- central Maine, not far from the Canadian border. Heald Pond is known for its natural beauty - ably captured in these photographs - and for its hiking trails. The photographs in this album are uncaptioned, but show a number of images of the large pond and surrounding area, as well as cabins and campsites. [ALBUM ENTITLED Photographs Europe 1913]. Original oblong octavo album. [162] original silver gelatin prints, measuring approximately 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, each printed directly onto a sheet in the album, the sheets measuring 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Each image is identified by a manuscript caption on the facing sheet. The pictures show scenes in France and England, mostly in the regions of Brittany and Normandy, the Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, and Sark, and the towns of Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. Many of the photographs show life in villages or larger towns, such as Caen in Normandy. There are a number of photographs of scenes in and around the Brittany village of Concarneau, including market scenes, fetes, and scenes along the port, but other villages, such as Pont-Aven and Vitre are included as well. Many of the photographs in the British islands show castles, ruins, towns, and coastal scenes. In all, a magnificent series of photographs of this region on the verge of World War I. [ALBUM ENTITLED Photographs Attean Maine 1920]. Original oblong octavo album. [47] original silver gelatin prints, measuring on average 3 x 5, (one of them a panoramic photo measuring 3 x 13 1/2inches on a folded sheet) each printed directly onto a sheet in the album, the sheets measuring 7 x 9 1/2 inches. Each image is identified by a manuscript caption on the facing sheet. Attean Lake is a resort area located in west-central Maine, and this album of attractive silver gelatin prints shows scenes from a vacation taken there by Lawrence in 1920. The panoramic photograph is a lovely view of Attean Lake from a high perspective on nearby Mount Sally. There are several other pictures from Mount Sally, as well as images of camps, vistas from lake level, nearby woods, other ponds, etc.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: William Heinemann, , 1907. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With a Proem by Austin Dobson. Octavo. Original cream cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, illustration of the Gryphon and the Mock Turtle to front board in gilt, publisher's device in blind to the rear board, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 12 plates, black and white illustrations throughout the text. Spine darkened, discolouration to foot of the front board, small patch of worn cloth to the head, tips bumped, occasional minor foxing to contents. A very good copy with bright, fresh plates. First Rackham edition, limited issue. Number 756 of 1130 copies. Unusually for Rackham, he did not sign this edition, as he was out of the country while it was in preparation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tale of Tom Kitten, The

      1907. first edition. First Edition of “Tom Kitten” in the Original Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Tom Kitten. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1907.First edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 138 x 105 mm.). 84, [1], [1, printer’s imprint] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page.Original greenish brown boards ruled and lettered in white on front cover and lettered in white on spine. Color pictorial paper label on front cover within a blind rectangular panel with rounded corners outlined in blind. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate III). Tiny area of minor surface loss from adhesion on lower blank margin of pp. 68-69. Minimal rubbing to board edges, front board very slightly faded on top half, otherwise a fine copy. In the original glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with the price “1/- NET” at foot of spine, with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should come for the front panel, with an advertisement on the rear panel for “The Peter Rabbit Books” listing The Tale of Tom Kitten under “New Volume for 1907,” an advertisement on the front flap for “A Novel and Charming Pocket Series by Beatrix Potter” listing The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit and The Story of Miss Moppet, and an advertisement on the rear flap for ”A New Book for Children. By Beatrix Potter” listing The Pie and the Patty-Pan. Top of jacket spine lightly chipped (1/4 inch) otherwise fine.Linder, p. 427. Quinby 13. V & A 1667.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Philadelphia: Privately Printed. First Editions. FINE TO NEAR-FINE CONDITION - First title is LIMITED TO ONLY 50 COPIES printed on Japan vellum in 1907. The second "De Luxe" title is the "SUBSCRIBER'S COPY No. 1" of 125 copies printed on Japan vellum in 1910. ________ BINDINGS: Both copies bound in FULLL GREEN MOROCCO with raised bands by the OLDACH COMPANY of Philadelphia, titles in gilt on front covers, gILT rules around board perimeters; top page edges gilt; morocco turn-ins; moire silk endpapers (trifle wear to second title's red silk endpapers). Following is a further description of each volume: ________ PAINTINGS BY "THE MEN OF 1830" is oblong and measures 13 1/8" x 11" and is about 140 pages with 30 black & white plates of art including work by the artists Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Charles Francois Daubigny, Alexandre Gabriel Decamps, Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix, Narcisse Virgile Diaz De La Pena, Jules Dupre, Eugene Fromentin, Jean Louis Andre Theodore Gericault, Jean Francois Millet, Theodore Rousseau, and Constant Troyon. The front cover is gilt stamped COLLECTION OF H.S. HENRY. ________ The second volume, TWENTY-ONE MASTERPIECES, IS also gilt-stamped on the front cover COLLECTION OF H. S. HENRY and includes all the art sold by Mrs. Henry and the Girard Trust Company of Philadelphia on Feb. 4th, 1910. The volume measures about 12 ¼" high x 9 ½" wide and is about 108 pages including 21 plates of artwork by Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Charles Francois Daubigny, Alexandre Gabriel Decamps, Narcisse Virgile Diaz De La Pena, Jules Dupre, Charles Emile Jacque, Eugene Fromentin, Jean Francois Millet, Adolf Schreyer and Constant Troyon. As with the other volume, the artist’s write-ups are all placed before the plates. ________ Both volumes include full description of the artwork portrayed and line illustrated portraits of the artists. ________ LUXURIOUS VOLUMES AND AN OUTSTANDING PRESENTATION OF THIS MAJOR COLLECTION WITH THE -- ADDITIONAL VOLUME-- AND STRIKINGLY SHARP IMPRESSIONS OF THE 51 PLATES. The two volumes for:

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        The Secret Agent.

      London: Methuen & Co., 1907 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt. Cloth a little rubbed at extremities, a little dulling and some small marks, small chip from lower corner of final leaf of ads, not affecting text. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with the 40 pages of inserted ads at the rear. A very nice copy, uncommon in such excellent condition. One of Conrad's very best works – a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Censo Jeneral de Poblacion i Edificacion, Ganaderia i Mineria del Territorio de Magallanes, Republica de Chile, Levantado Por Acuerdo De La Comision de Alcaldes el dia 8 de Setiembre de 1906. Pasado i Presente del Territorio de Magallanes

      Punta Arenas: Talleres de la Imprenta "El Magallanes, 1907-1908. Original printed pink boards. The boards show some wear. Internally fine,. 4to. lxvi, 382 pp. 563 pp. 2 volumes. Profusely illustrated with charts, diagrams, tables, photographs and a map of the Straits of Magellan and the Magellan Islands. An extremely rare major study of a remote part of Chile showing its relation to all aspects of mainland Chile. Further it is remarkable that such a work was printed in a provincial city of the territory of the Magellan Islands. OCLC locates copies at SUNY at Stony Brook, Yale, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Library of Congress, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and the National Library of Chile. No copy listed for Texas or Florida. No copy for sale on the NET.

      [Bookseller: Richard L. Press, Fine and Scholarly Boo]
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        Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der deutschen Zentral- Afrika- Expedition 1907-1908 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzogs zu Mecklenburg, Band 1- 8

      Klinkhard und Biermann, Leipzig,. IV, 474; II, 718, CLVI Tafeln; XXIII, 560, XXIX Tafeln; IV, 485, XXII; XVII, 412, XX; XVI, 714; VIII, 43, CXL; VIII; 58, CLXVII, Mit hunderten Abbildungen und Tafeln im Lichtdruck; einigen Übersichtskarten. Format: Lexikonformat (25,7 x 18), Schrifttyp: Latein ( Modernes Schriftbild ). Verlagsfrischer, bibliophil ausgestatteter Faksimile-Reprint, gedruckt auf einem schönen alterungsbeständigen und säurefreien Werkdruckpapier, das den Originaleindruck am Besten wiedergibt. Gebunden als robuste Bibliotheksversion in Ganzleinen mit Rückengoldprägung. Aus dem Verlag Fines Mundi, Saarbrücken. Ein dem Stil der Zeit entsprechender Umschlag wurde auf dem Vorderdeckel aufgezogen.Please notice: we offer here a facsimile of the original edition, bound in hardcover, printed on an acid free paper, lightly coloured. Coloured plates are printed in colour, maps reduced to 12 x 18 inches. Our bindings are handmade in different styles. Please contact us, if you have further questions..

      [Bookseller: Fines Mundi GmbH]
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      Lyon, Gougeheim Freres, circa 1907.. HOUSE CATALOGUE OF FINE LIQUEURS circa 1907, oblong, approximately 245 x 110 mm, 9½ x 4 inches, title page and 30 colour plates (chromolithographs) heightened with gold and silver gilt on pale yellow background, original grey card wrappers with cord tie at top, gilt lettering and coat of arms to upper cover, gilt decoration to covers. 3 plates have marginal tears repaired just running into the yellow background, 2 plates have tiny nicks to margins not affecting plates, back cover chip to lower corner, slight edge wear otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Chic Parisien. Journal Special Pour Modeles de Paris et Vienne. Atelier Bachwitz. Paris Vienna. Max Grab Fashion Co. Sole Agent for U.S.A. and Canada. New York Paraissant le 1er de chaque mois. IXieme Annee. American Edition of "Chic Parisien"

      Max Grab Fashion Co. Josef Eberle, printer, New York 1907 - Elephantine Folio. 43 by 32 cm. [2 pp. illustrated ads], 8 pp., followed by 11 color plates, two of which are two paged. Excepting the two double paged plates, the plates also have b/w insets of rear views of the gowns being showcased, and on the versos of five of the plates are b/w fashion details and variants. (The other plates are blank on the versos.) One of the plates is an extra plate, not printed with this issue of the Chic Parisien. The American edition of the magazine was issued monthly, with two special supplements per year, issued in March and September. The issue here is one such supplement, issued in September (undated, but the text refers to the 1907 to 1908 season). Scarce, possibly because Max Grab was a retailer and so this was in a sense a cross between a magazine and a trade catalogue. The gowns, furs, and big, bold feathered hats are elegant, luxuriant and spectacular. The clothes were intended for the wealthy ladies to wear to balls, casinos, sporting events, luncheons, shopping and other outings, and the designs were entirely directed towards beauty. There was as yet no hint of rebellion, edginess, or slumming in the creations. Yet while dressy, many of the designs have simple, flattering lines, and many of the designs looked compatible with activity -- these are not uncomfortable, constraining garments to all appearances. One sees in the models, also, that a slender figure was gaining favor; no longer was the plumpness of the late 19th c;entury being idealized. Light wear. Two tape repairs at spine tips. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Wilhelm Dilichs Federzeichnungen kursächsischer und meissnischer Ortschaften aus den Jahren 1626-1629. Herausgegeben von Paul Emil Richter und Christian Krollmann. 3 Bände

      Dresden, Meinhold, 1907. 4 Blätter, 30 Seiten, 2 Zwischentitel, 142 Falttafeln mit faks. Zeichnungen, 3 faks. Blätter. Original-Karton, Qu.4°. - Schriften der Königlich Sächsischen Kommission für Geschichte, XIII. - Seltenes Ansichten-Werk der berühmten Federzeichnungen von Wilhelm Dilich über die Städte von Sachsen-Meissen, das im Original in der Hofbibliothek zu Dresden aufbewahrt wird. Der Zeichner hat darin 142 Orte aufgenommen und für diese Gebiete ein besonderes Register handschriftlich beigefügt. Die Zeichnungen sind hier teils durch Photographie und Lithographie, immer aber in Originalgröße wiedergegeben worden (Vorbemerkung). Mit ausführlichem Subskribenten-Verzeichnis. - In schöner und sauberer Erhaltung.

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        Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven (7) Volumes

      USA: Lea Brothers & Co.. Leather. A full-spectrum presentation of medical science as it was in the early 1900s. Edited by Sir William Osler, often considered the father of modern medicine. Each volume contains approximately 900 pages and an index. Volumes I through III printed in 1907, volumes IV and V in 1908, volume VI in 1909 and volume VII in 1910. Numerous colour and black and white plates. Black and white diagrams. Full leather bindings. Two maroon labels with gilt lettering upon each backstrip. Each volume approximately 10" high by 7" wide by 2.75" thick. Of particular note are eight graphic full-page time-lapse photos illustrating the progressive ravages of smallpox upon a middle-aged man, and his appearance after recovery. All bindings stout and strong. Hairline opening along front hinge of volume I. Underlining on relatively few pages in light ink and pencil. Two volumes unmarked. Minimal marginalia on only a handful of pages. Minor evidence of moisture exposure to part of fore-edge of approximately fifty pages in volume VII. A quality example of this magnificent set. Very heavy. Special shipping considerations may apply. . Good. 1907. First Edition.

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        Silver gelatin print of the crew of Australia Station survey vessel HMS Penguin

      Sydney: circa May, 1907. Silver gelatine photograph, 145 x 195 mm. (image size), within closed contemporary card mount with pen manuscript note to rear "from Charles Doylend, H.M.S. Penguin Australia", and pencil annotation in a second hand "Mrs Doylend… 15/5/07"; very good condition. Rare original photograph of the crew and lower-ranking officers of HMS Penguin taken circa 1907. This appears to be the only recorded photograph of the crew, apparently taken shortly after they had completed their work surveying the Great Barrier Reef. As a result, this is a significant record of an important surveying vessel, and it is also interesting to note that several men of Pacific Islander descent are present as full able seamen. HMS Penguin was a barque-rigged sloop launched from Glasgow in 1876. In January 1890 conversion work was completed preparatory for the vessel being sent to Pacific and Australian waters. Over the following seventeen years (or six full commissions) the Penguin surveyed the Pacific cable route and broke existing records for deep soundings off Tonga and the Kermadec archipelago. Notably, through 1905-1906 she undertook hazardous survey work on the Great Barrier Reef, correcting past errors and continuing the trigonometric survey of the Queensland coast. The Penguin was an ideal vessel for this hydrographic survey work of the Australian coastline: too slow for a modern fighting vessel, her reliability, seaworthiness and shallow draught made her perfect for the job (see an excellent note at A contemporary pencil note to the mount of this image suggests the photograph was taken on 15 May 1907. This would certainly accord with the known details of the Penguin, which had completed its Great Barrier Reef survey work late in 1906. The vessel arrived in Sydney in January 1907 and was finally paid off on 31 March of that year, preparatory to becoming a depot ship on Sydney Harbour. Indeed, the relaxed and informal posing of the crew here tends to suggest that the putative date of May 1907 is quite likely, as the image has the feel of a graduating class. Significantly, no other image of the crew is known to exist, although there is an almost contemporary image of the officers held in the Australian War Memorial, dated 1909 (

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        The Secret Agent

      London Methuen & Co. 1907 - First Edition Methuen 1907 , first printing with 40pp ads at rear dated September 1907. A few very light spots on preliminaries, upper hinge cracked but bindings solid, light bumping to spine ends and very slight rubbing to extremities, previous owner's bookplate with name erased, else a very good clean copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Experimental-Zoologie. Eine Zusammenfassung der durch Versuche ermittelten Gesetzmäßigkeiten tierischer Formen und Verrichtungen - in sieben Bänden. - Bd. 1: Embryogenese. Ei-Entwicklung (Befruchtung, Furchung, Organbildung), Bd. 2: Regeneration. Wieder-Erzeugung (Nachwachsen, Umformung, Missbildung), Bd. 3: Phylogenese. Art-Bildung (Arteigenheit, Artübertragung, Artwandlung), Bd. 4: Vitalität. Lebenszustände (Kolloidform, Wachstum, Bewegung), Bd. 5: Funktion. Verrichtung (Ausübung, Wechselwirkung, Anpassung), Band 6: Zoonomie (Experimentelle, Theoretische und Literarische Übersicht bis einschließlich 1928), Band 7: Zootechniken.,

      Leipzig und Wien: Franz Deutike, 1907-1930. - 125 Seiten und 16 lithographischen Tafeln. VIII, 338 Seiten und 16 lithographischen Tafeln. 315 Seiten mit 24 lithographischen Tafeln. VIII, 179 Seiten mit 10 lithographischen Tafeln. VIII, 162 Seiten mit 12 lithographischen Tafeln. VIII, 431 Seiten mit 16 lithographischen Tafeln. VIII, 267 Seiten mit 10 litho.Tafeln. Interimseinband etwas berieben und angestaubt, unbeschnitten, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hans Leo Przibram (* 7. Juli 1874 in Lainz bei Wien; † 20. Mai 1944 im KZ Theresienstadt) war ein österreichischer Zoologe und der Begründer der experimentellen Biologie in Österreich. Przibram gründete als Privatmann die erste Station für experimentelle Biologie, die Biologische Versuchsanstalt im Vivarium in Wien, konstruierte dort für seine Versuche Kammern mit konstanter Temperatur und entwickelte die „autophore Transplantation". Er war Mentor des Biologen Paul Kammerer und schrieb eine siebenbändige Experimentalzoologie. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ferdinand Von Richthofen's Tagebucher Aus China: Volumes I and II (One and Two)

      Berlin: Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen). Hardcover. 588 + 375 pages. Index. Colour fold-out map at back of volume I. All plates present. Text in German. Contents unmarked and moderately age-toned. Foxing to plates and some pages. Average overall wear. Narrow openings along both hinges of volume I. Documents von Richthofen's important travel and research in China. . Good. 1907. First Edition.

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        A History of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews From 1754-1900

      William Blackwood & Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1907. First. Hard Cover. 2" copper-colored stain to bottom right edge, front board. Edgewear to extremities, but overall binding sturdy, corners very lightly bumped. Foxing to front endpapers. Inner pages and photos bright and unmarked. Top-edge gilt, rough-cut pages. Frontis photo, 9 color illust. 30 full-page photo illust. Contents include: Early References to Golf At St. Andrews, First Competition, Method of Scoring, A Tariff for Payment of Caddies, Ownership of the Links, The Open Championship .

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      New York: J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 1907., 1907. First edition. 12mo. Pictorial wrappers, [4], 128 pp., frontis. [portrait]. An outlaw rarity today. Six Guns 1263 says "This little volume has now become scarce and a collector's item. It is based upon the play by Walter Woods and Joseph Santley. The novel version follows the play closely, and of course, both are fiction." Dykes Kid 286 says ".... BILLY THE KID was a successful play for twelve consecutive years. After an opening run in the New York Star Theatre in New York, beginning August 13, 1906, it enjoyed long runs at leading theatres throughout the country. The management claimed in 1913 that the play had already been witnessed by over six million people; probably the total reached ten million before the final curtain in 1918." Pages uniformly browned, light wear to the spine ends, else a very good copy. DYKES KID 38, 48, 286. SIX GUNS 1263.

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        L'Ambiente Moderno. Mobile e Decorazione Interna

      Milan: Preiss , Bestetti & Co., 1907. Fine. 4to, decorative gray wrappers with lettering in mustard or rust. Fine. Complete first year in twelve numbers. Brief text in first number and a total of 96 fine photogravure plates on heavy stock plus advertisements. Furniture and room settings in Stile Liberty (also known as Stile Floreale) by architects and designers. Important names in the movement whose work is illustrated include Giacomo Cometti, designer, sculptor and cabinetmaker; Eugenio Quarti, a cabinetmaker of extraordinary originality; Galileo Chini, ceramist and painter; and A. Mazzucotelli, who was the leading figure in decorative wrought iron and exponent of design reform. Other designers are Enrico Monti, Giovanni Bistolfi, Ernesto Basile and Luigi Brunelli, among others. There are also several plates of installations at the "Casa dell'Arte" in Florence. Scarce. . Decorated Wrappers. Fine.. 4to.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      1907. The American Edition De Luxe in the Original Glassine and Box[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. New York: Doubleday Page & Co. [n.d., 1907]. First American De Luxe Edition. Limited to 550 numbered copies (this copy being # 114) signed in red ink by the publisher. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 9 inches; 285 x 230 mm.). xii, 161, [1]. Thirteen tipped-in full-page color plates mounted on heavy brown paper, with lettered tissue-guards. Fourteen black and white drawings.Publishers quarter dark green cloth over light green boards. Front cover decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt with a color image of 'Alice' (from the frontispiece) pasted-on. Pictorial endpapers printed in green. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A very fine copy in the original decorative 'spiders-web' glassine, in the original green cardboard box, decoratively lettered in gold. This is by far the finest copy of the American Edition De Luxe that we have ever seen."Rackham's next undertaking after Peter Pan was the most controversial of his whole career. This was nothing less than a fresh illustration of Alice in Wonderland, a work so completely identified with the drawings by John Tenniel that it seemed to many critics almost blasphemous for anyone to attempt to prepare alternatives. As soon as it became clear, however, that a spate of new illustrated editions was being planned to follow the expiry of the original copyright (in fact, at least seven appeared in England in the first possible year, 1907), it was surely not to be regretted that an artist of Rackham's quality had taken up the challenge. Even The Times, in the course of an unfavourable review, recognized that Rackham 'feels his privilege and his responsibilities', but this critic, obsessed by Tenniel, found Rackham's humour 'forced and derivative' and discovered 'few signs of true imaginative instinct' in his work. A stranger wrote at once to sympathize: 'I felt I must express my indignation at the injustice of the "Times" criticism. However, I am certain that Time is on your side, and that nothing but prejudice prevents your superiority being recognised now. Your delightful Alice is alive and makes by contrast Tenniel's Alice look a stiff wooden puppet. This went much further than Rackham would have done, for he had no wish to set himself up against Tenniel. He would have been well content with the verdict of the Daily Telegraph, that it would be fortunate for Lewis Carroll's memory if his masterpiece encountered 'no less inspired interpreters than Mr Arthur Rackham'..." (Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham. His Life and Work. pp 70 and 72.)"The Alice... is not the heroine of Sir John Tenniel's imagination; she is older and more sophisticated; but at the same time she has a tender, flickering light of imagination in her eyes, which lifts her out of the domain of the merely pretty and childish... Mr. Rackham's inexhaustible imagination, working over and embroidering the ground-work of Tenniel's types, has added a really wonderful wealth of uncanny, dreamlike mystery to the story...[and] extraordinary feeling into the drawing of the hands" (Daily Telegraph).Latimore & Haskell, p. 29. Riall, p.77.

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        The Secret Agent

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1907. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt. Bookseller's ticket. Spine faded, ends and corners rubbed, light spotting to edges and to early and late leaves. Still a very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with the 40 pages of inserted ads dated September 1907 at the typograpical error, "be be" in the last line of p. 117. One of Conrad's very best works – a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution.

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        The Life and Adventures of Nat Love Better Known in the Cattle Country as Deadwood Dick by Himself. A True History of Slavery Days, Life on the Great Cattle Ranges and On the Plains of the "Wild and Woolly" West, Based on Facts, and Personal Experiences of the Author

      Nat Love, Author, Los Angeles, California 1907 - First edition. Tall octavo. 162pp., photographic portrait frontispiece, illustrations. Pictorial brown cloth. A couple of tape shadows on the front and rear free endpapers, else near fine. A nice copy of a very uncommon memoir by the most famous black cowboy. Born a slave in Tennessee, Love made his way to Texas where he started his career as a cowboy, and claimed to have met and interacted with many of the legendary figures of the old West, although some authorities doubt the complete veracity of the narrative. When the rough and tumble western lifestyle took its toll he bacame a Pullman porter. *Brignano 157* ("Perhaps somewhat exaggerated"), *Blockson Collection 3236, Howes L520* ("Flimsy fabric of a fertile imagination"), *Rampaging Herd* 1355. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Prag Druck und Verlag von Heinrich Mercy. 1907.. 51,5x39 cm. XIII, 475 S. Mit 35 s/w. Textabbildungen, 40 teils farbigen Tafeln und 2 farbigen ausfaltbaren Plänen Originalleinwand.. Holzmann-B. 6, 6932. - 1908 erschien ein zweiter Teil unter dem Titel "Versuch einer Geschichte von Parga". - Die Textabbildungen mit einem Faksimile einer Ansicht des alten Parga und 34 s/w. Fotografien von Antonio Vives und von Angerer & Göschl, die Tafeln nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers. - Einband, vor allem Rücken, erste und letzte Bl. sowie die 2 Karten leicht stockfleckig.

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        4 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1907.. Verschiedene Formate. Zusammen 22 SS. auf 12 Bll.. Freundschaftliche Korrespondenz mit Arthur Kahane und Margarethe über private Angelegenheiten und seine aktuelle Arbeit: "Liebe, Gute, Seien Sie mir nicht mehr böse: ich fühle es allzudeutlich, dass Sie es mir sein müssen, nicht so äußerlich, aber ein ganz klein wenig innerlich: denn auch einen solchen Brief gehört doch wenigstens irgend ein Antwortton, und wenn es nur ein halt unverständliches Gegrunz oder Gemurmel ist als da: liebe Frau Margarethe u. s. w. Aber sehen Sie, seit Ende April habe ich keinen Tag gehabt, an dem es mir möglich erschienen wäre, eine vernünftige Zeile zu schreiben, und auch heute bin ich noch ohne rechte Sammlung und jenes gute Gewissen gegen sich selbst [...] Was den Goldoni betrifft, so hat mich, wie Sie wohl schon wissen, Freksa überredet, die Sache mit ihm zusammen zu machen. Ich bin vielleicht von einigem Nutzen dabei, - vor allem wird auf diese Weise wenigstens gewährleistet, dass das Stück bis Juli etwa fertig ist, auch wird ihm so wohl ein bischen mehr Ellbogenfreiheit für die Komödie und Salambo (deren Übersetzung während dieser paar Monate mir fast als unmöglich vorkommt) [...]" (Mai 1907). - "Soeben erhielt ich Deinen Brandbrief, über dessen Entzifferung ich auf S. 5 den Verstand verlor, was ich im Folgenden eventuell in Betracht zu ziehen bitte. Desgleichen bitte ich Dich den angekündigten dramaturgischen Brief für Reinhardt ja mit der Maschine - dem Biest zu schreiben, ebenso wie jede Bemerkung Deiner Einrichtung (man kann dieselben auf Zetteln einkleben). Was alles (undeutsche Construction) auch für den Goldoni gelten möge [...]" ([Juli 1907]). - "Flauberts Briefe sind prachtvoll, besonders die an Mme X u. George Sand [...]" (14. VIII. 1907).

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        Arabia Petraea.

      Vienna, Hölder, 1907-1908.. 4to. 3 in 4 vols. With 2 folding maps and one folding panorama. Numerous illustrations and plans. Original wrappers.. First edition of this standard work on the region: the first scientific account of the Nabataean antiquities, including the ruins of Petra. The Bohemian scholar Alois Musil (1868-1944) was fluent in 35 Arabic dialects. In 1898 he had rediscovered the lost desert castle of Qusayr Amra (built c. 715 A.D.) in the Jordanian desert north of Amman. During WWI he was sent to the Middle East to thwart British operations against the Ottoman Empire, thus becoming the opponent of T. E. Lawrence. In 1827 he helped establish the Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences in Prague. - With contemp. ownership "Dr. Zweig" on wrapper covers (in Hebrew and German). Some pages uncut; professional repairs to edges. Rare with all 4 volumes; no complete copy recorded at auction during the past decades. - Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1667. Howgego III, M103 (p. 664). Fück 262. NYPL Arabia coll. 171. OCLC 3114451.

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        The Novels

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.; E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, , 1907-09. [Pride & Prejudice; Sense and Sensibility; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion. Each novel] With twenty-four coloured illustrations by C. E. Brock. 6 volumes, octavo. Original gilt decorative cloth, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. Each volume with 24 colour plates by C. E. Brock. Occasional minor spotting to pages, endpapers tanned, contents a little toned, bindings with some mild toning to spines, a few volumes with inner front hinge cracked, a very good set. First Brock editions of the complete novels of Jane Austen. C. E. Brock (1870-1938) first appeared as an illustrator of Jane Austen within Macmillan's 1895-7 series (with introductions by Austin Dobson), Brock illustrating only Pride and Prejudice, and Hugh Thomson illustrating the other five titles. That series was illustrated in black and white, which better suited Thomson's skilful use of line. A decade later, J. M. Dent, realising Brock's potential as a colourist, commissioned him to redo the Pride and Prejudice suite, this time in colour, and to create colour illustrations for the other five Austen titles. Dent's "Series of English Idylls" thus presents the first Brock illustrations for the complete Austen set and the first in colour. Brock was elected as a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in 1908, and certainly his vision of Austen's world, its gentle graces and sharp ironies, is best expressed, as here, in colour. Furthermore, the colourful costumes and interior decor depicted in these illustrations are reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry collected antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio.

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        BRITISH BIRDS An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to the Birds on the British List [VOLUMES 1 - 68 + Index; 1907-1975.]

      H. F & G. Witherby, London 1907 - A fine, complete run of the first 68 volumes and index vol. for vols 1-12 (1907-1912); uniformly bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and gilt grouse vignette to the front board and spine. Bound with the original wrappers positioned at the end of each volume.; b/w images throughout and the odd colour frontisipiece plate. Condition generally excellent, a few volumes with the odd page showing some foxing; bindings fine with minimal wear only. A fine bright run. "This is the most important of the periodicals devoted to Biritsh birds, eggs and nests. A feature of this journal is the biography of British ornithologists by W. H. Mullens that runs through it" Wood p. 258) Please note this is a very heavy set and postal surcharge is likely to apply. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Briefkarte mit U. ("Ed. David").

      Berlin, 10. IV. 1907.. 2 SS. Qu.-kl.-8vo.. Kondolenzschreiben an die Witwe des sozialdemokratischen Politikers Ignaz Auer, der eben im Alter von 61 Jahren verstorben war: "[...] Mit Ihnen trauern Millionen um den Dahingeschiedenen, Millionen, deren Wohl seine schwere, aufreibende Lebensarbeit gewidmet war [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des Reichstags; im linken Rand gelocht (geringf. Textberührung).

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        The Wrings of Oscar Wilde. Edition de Luxe.,

      London and New York, A. R. Keller, 1907 - 15 volumes. Illustrated with plates, protected with lettered tissue guards. Uncut and bound in 3/4 green morocco, decoratively gilt spines with gilt chrysanthemums. t.e.g. A very elegant set of the Uniform Edition de Luxe, limited to only 200 copies, of which this is number 35. The binding is partly damaged and the front cover of two volumes are broken, internal very clean. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews From 1754-1900

      William Blackwood & Sons 1907 - 2" copper-colored stain to bottom right edge, front board. Edgewear to extremities, but overall binding sturdy, corners very lightly bumped. Foxing to front endpapers. Inner pages and photos bright and unmarked. Top-edge gilt, rough-cut pages. Frontis photo, 9 color illust. 30 full-page photo illust. Contents include: Early References to Golf At St. Andrews, First Competition, Method of Scoring, A Tariff for Payment of Caddies, Ownership of the Links, The Open Championship [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris:: Society of British Bibliophiles [Printed by Noel Texier of La Rochelle for Charles Carrington],, 1907. First Edition. Near Fine. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES. THIS IS No. 4. Printed on laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark, typical of Van Gelder Paper. Near fine First Edition First Printing in limp citron colored morocco. Bound by Buchwerkstatt Kurfürst. Top edges gilt, raised bands, leather label with gilt lettering spine. Marbled endpapers. Original pink wrappers with red and black printing bound in. In matching morocco edged marbled paper covered slipcase. 8vo. xii, 141; 125; 147 pp.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 2 separate pages 4to, on lined "Cottage Point, Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania" stationery, Christmas Day 1907

      - A poetic tribute to friendship, with information on his writings. "To Alan. I have never had a friend. I have always been a little afraid of you. because I liked you and was afraid you would soon see through me, and regarding me as an opaque, substanceless [sic] shadow, pass me by. I never thought of being different from my real self. I said, 'If he is ever to like me at all, it must be with bad and all!'" Grey notes that he never cared what anyone thought of him, but that he "did care what you thought." He refers to his wife, Dolly (Lina Roth): "She is a woman and thinks me a hero, and you are a man and know that I am not." He further elaborates on his meeting Alan and becoming his friend in a very romanticized manner: "Such glimpses as I have had myself in some gray sleepless morning hour. twilight lonesome. have bewildered and terrified me. I have seen a calm, deep, star-studded pool and I have seen a maelstrom. So here's to the day I blindly broke into your office, broke in when the world was dark. the day I broke in, to find a friend." And further, "What you said. is dearer to me than to see this lion-story with Harper's imprint [referring most likely to The "Last of the Plainsmen" which was not published by Harper's]." He talks of his "struggle against darkness" made light because "hope and faith are light." The letter concludes with details of his writing. "I have written seven chapters of The Last of the Plainsmen [published 1908] since I saw you. I don't know how good it is, but I'll gamble what the desert looks and feels like. the Grand Canyon. what Buffalo Jones was. simply telling the thing as reminiscence. But the story. has taken on a new life. I seem to have a different feeling for it. I've got the desert, and the forest. the wind. the sun, all right here with me." Signed, "Well, Banzai! Old Man - Yours Zane.". "The Last of the Plainsmen," was published in 1908 by Outing.

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        Scrappy temperance movement leader Carrie Nation letter, all in her hand

      Autograph letter signed "Carry A. Nation", March 17, 1907, Boston, Massachusetts, one page, 6.5" x 8.5" on plain paper. In full: "Boston Mass march 17, 1907 Dear Sir, I leave Boston tonight for Washington. As soon as you get this call at 217 D St NW. I will be there only a day or so and oblig'd (signed) Carry A Nation". The spelling of her first name is ambiguous and both Carrie and Carry are considered correct. Official records say Carrie, which Nation used most of her life; the name Carry was used by her father in the family Bible. Upon beginning her campaign against liquor in the early 20th century, she adopted the name Carry A. Nation mainly for its value as a slogan, and had it registered as a trademark in the state of Kansas.

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        Autographed Letter Signed in French by the Ballooning Pioneer

      Paris, 1907. unbound. 1 page, 10.75 x 8.25 inches, on his highly ornate letterhead with an engraving and photo of his balloons, Grands Ateliers Aerostatiques de Paris de Louis Godard, Aerostation Civile et Militaire, Paris, April 1907. This rare letter was written to the director of the Societe Fermiere des Annuaires, declining a solicitation to advertise in a newsletter, translated in part: "I received your offer to advertise in the newsletter of the French Astronomical Society. I have gone over my budget for publicity this year, and your rates are a little high for me." Natural folds; very good condition.

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