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        The Aran islands

      Maunsel & Company Dublin 1907 - First edition. Cloth. Very Good with clean boards gilts titles bright. tight binding. Jack B. Yeats (illustrator). 8 Vo. Blue cloth gilt lettered on spine and front panel. 12 drawings by Jack Yeats. Interiors clean and unfoxed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trinity Rare Books]
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        A Dream of Fair Women

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1907. First. First edition. Quarto. Brown cloth with applied paper illustration. Decorations E. Stetson Crawford. Small bookplate and contemporary gift inscription on front endpapers, a bit cocked, else near fine. A nice tight copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE MERRY TALES OF THE WISE MEN OF GOTHAM.

      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.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Autograph Letter Signed ('G. Bernard Shaw'), to Sir Henry [unidentified], 1 page 8vo (oblong), 10 Adelphi Terrace, 22 January 1907.

      - Urging him not to retire, and discussing the options. '[Sir Anthony Hope] Hawkins has no more sense of the tenue of public life than - shall we say [Sir Frank] Swettenham? and it would be much safer for us if we could retain you; but if he is willing, and you must retire, I do not see how we can improve on him. I have no mortal objection - quite the contrary.'Together with a letter to the same Sir Henry from Anthony Hope Hawkins, 1 page small 4to, 41 Bedford Square, 16 January 1907, reluctantly accepting the chairmanship.

      [Bookseller: John Wilson Manuscripts Ltd ABA ILAB]
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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 190 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, new ribbon 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 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]

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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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        THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or MIRTH & MARVELS

      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.

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1907 - First American edition in book form; 'The Thinking Machine' had been serialised in the British 'Strand Magazine'. Octavo Illustrated by the Kinneys. Publisher's black cloth titled and blocked in red. Internally fine, but for soft vertical crease to p.213. Minor handling, discreet ink no. to rear. Near fine. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title; one of the most important books of crime-detective-mystery stories. 'An unforgettable tour de force that no devotee should miss. .had Futrelle lived beyond his thirty seventh year he might well have become one of the leading names in the development of the American detective story' Futrelle was another of those characters who seemed able to write hundreds of novels covering almost any subject whilst also pusruing a career as a telegram operator, journalist and probably a whole host of other stuff. Strangely enough Futrelle (an American) was in Europe in 1912 seeing publishers and exploring new ground for his stories; he decided to return home on a brand new ship called the Titanic, and is numbered amongst the lost of that disaster. Howard Haycraft; Murder For Pleasure. Ellery Queen; Queen's Quorum. Haining; Crime Fiction [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        THE THINKING MACHINE.

      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"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        I think him very disagreeable." Pride & Prejudice. Chapter XVI. p. 78.

      1907 1907 - Margins slightly marked, with a very slight running of the signature ink. In excellent condition. Original pen-and-ink water colour illustration (370 × 267 mm) presented in a hand made gold leaf frame, with conservation glass and in an attractive wash-line mount. 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 Elizabeth discussing her distaste for Mr Darcy with Wickham. [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"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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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        Dagbok.

      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

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        L'Art Décoratif : Revue Mensuelle d'Art Contemporain. - 9me Année, 1er Semestre Janvier 1907 * Juin 1907 & 2me Semestre - Juillet 1907 * Décembre 1907 (2 tomes)

      Paris : L'Art Décoratif. 125 et 126, Galerie de Valois 1907 - ~ 2 vol. ~ Nombreuses illustrations et reproductions dans le texte, plusieurs planches hors-texte ~ La revue de l'Art Nouveau français, chaque numéro profusément orné de figures en noir & couleurs ~ Pleine toile bleu de l'éditeur, illustrée par Henry van de Velde ~ Tome I: 2f+240p+13 hors-texte; Tome II: 6f+240p+6 hors-texte ~ 29x22x6cm. ~ Très Bon état, légère décoloration aux marges des plats du tome premier ~ Heavy item, circa 3.2 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        THINGS SEEN IN JAPAN

      N.P. [Tokyo] [K. Ogawa] N.D. [1907] - First edition, rare complete copy. With 47 fine color-tinted collotype photographic plates of Japanese scenes and attractions by Japan’s leading contemporary photographer, they are printed on one side of heavy stock plates captioned in English, each with tissue guards, on the facing page is descriptive text in English, French and Russian, also with two color maps. Oblong folio, 250 x 360 mm., bound in green silk-covered boards embroidered with flowers and the work "Japan" on the upper cover in multiple colors, fine endpapers decorated with Japanese watercolours. 50 leaves, unpaginated. An especially fine copy, complete, the plates perfect with all tissue guards intact, no spotting whatsoever, the binding in lovely condition with just a touch of age evidence at the spine tips. RARE FIRST EDITION AND A beautiful early Japanese touring book produced for foreign visitors in order to promote Japanese tourism and featuring beautifully hand-tinted plates by Ogawa (1860-1929), Japan’s leading photographer of the period, as well as printer and publisher. He was a pioneer in photomechanical printing and photography in the Meiji era. In 1882, he moved to Boston where he took courses in portrait photography and the dry plate process. He also studied collotype printing at the Albert Type Company. Returning to Japan in 1882, he opened the first photography studio in Tokyo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Occultique]
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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

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        Francois Boucher: Premier Peintre Du Roi 1703-1770. Limited Edition of 500 copies.

      Paris. Goupil & Cie/ Manzi, Joyant & Cie. 24 Boulevard des Capucines. 1907. - Pages 178 pages. Limited Edition of 500 copies. This is #378 printed on Rives Paper and heavy stock for the 60 splendid plates, each protected by its own tissue guard. A superb copy, splendidly bound by Survand in polished Moroccan leather with elaborate gold tooling all along the edges of the front and rear boards as well as along the spine within the 5 raised bands. The edges of the boards are double-ruled and decorated with a stylized dentelle edging motif. An amazing binding. The original wrappers, including the spine, have been bound in.The varicolored ribbon marker is intact. With exquisite marbled endpapers with leather doublures. Crisp, clean, and tight throughout. A marvelous book with exquisite sepia plates and several color plates by Boucher. Limited Edition of 500 copies. This is #378 printed on Rives Paper and heavy stock for the 60 splendid plates, each protected by its own tissue guard. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. [CT IN 40 LARGE VOLS]

      George D. Sproul, 1907-1909, N Y - Single color; 4to 11" - 13" tall; . Original blue cloth and gray paper-covered boards. Binding good - very good, some spines dampstained. Varied foxing to front and rear of volumes. Annotations and general introduction by Sidney Lee. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece. An authoritative compilation of Shakespeare's complete works. Difficult to assemble a complete set of 40. These weigh over 100lbs. Various ephemera laid in included a letter from the head of the Folger Shakespeare library, Adams. None located at auction [AE or ABPC], in the last 100 years although there are some odd volumes that have come under the hammer. Included are; 1. The comedy of errors --2. The two gentlemen of Verona --3. Love's labour's lost --4. The merchant of Venice --5. All's well that ends well --6. A midsummer night's dream --7. The taming of the shrew --8. The merry wives of Windsor --9. Much ado about nothing --10. As you like it --11. Twelfth Night; or, what you will --12. Measure for measure --13. Pericles, Prince of Tyre --14. Cymbeline --15. The winter's tale --16. The tempest --17-19. King Henry VI, pts. 1-3 --20. King Richard III --21. King Richard II --22. King John --23-24. King Henry IV, pts. 1-2 --25. King Henry V --26. King Henry VIII --27. Romeo and Juliet --28. Titus Andronicus --29. Julius Caesar --30. Hamlet --31. Troilus and Cressida --32. Othello --33. Macbeth --34. King Lear --35. Timon of Athens --36. Antony and Cleopatra --37. Coriolanus --38. Sonnets --39. Poems I --40. Poems II ; Index to proper names and songs ; Glossary. ; 125 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE SECRET OF MENTAL MAGIC: A Course of Seven Lessons

      Author, Chicago 1907 - HB, red cloth boards w/black lettering, 380pp. Major rubbing, etching to covers with fraying to corners & spine, inside has epp spine paper reinforcement, PO name to ffep, chipping to edges of first few pages, light tanning to page edges, else all pages present & correct. This is a truly rare edition that was originally withdrawn from the publishers & it precedes the L N Fowler edition by 5 years. Author was a pioneer of the 'New Thought' movement of the late 19th & early 20th century. Much of the material on training of the will, memory enhancement, personal magnetism, and law of attraction were used 100 years later in "the Secret' film & book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grandmahawk's Eyrie]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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        THE MERRY TALES OF THE WISE MEN OF GOTHAM

      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.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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