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        The South Polar Times.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        KONX OM PAX. Essays in Light. Signed

      Walter Scott Publishing Co., London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        RIP VAN WINKLE

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        A Narrative of the Mission of the United States Brethren Among the Delaware and Mohegan Indians from the Commencement in the Year 1740 to the Close of the Year 1808

      Burrows Bros. Co, Cleveland, Ohio 1907 - xi, 616p., frontispiece, portraits. 3 maps. Beautifully printed on extra large laid paper bound in a three-quarter richly tooled pigskin binding. One of the key items for a serious Americana collection. William Connelly edited the original document along with the 1819 printed edition by hand, this edition was printed in a small edition of only 160 copies. All three maps are present as are the facsimile documents and other illustrations. Howes H 392 notes this is the best edition and that some rare copies (as is this copy) are on large paper. There are three pages in the preliminaries that have a dampstain measuring 2 1/2 x 1/2" at the extreme right hand corner else a fine copy in every respect. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        LAROUSSE MENSUEL ILLUSTRE, REVUE ENCYCLOPEDIQUE UNIVERSELLE.

      Librairie Larousse,, Paris, 1907 - Tome I: de 1907 a 1910, tome II: 1911 a 1913, tome III: 1914 a 1916, tome IV: 1917 a 1919, tome V: 1920 a 1922, tome VI: 1923 a 1925, tome VII: 1926 a 1928, tome VIII: 1929 a 1931, tome IX: 1932 a 1934. 9 vol., 8-842-XVIII pp.,4-914-2-X pp., 4-958-138-X pp., 4-984-144-2-X pp., 4-998-144-2-X pp., 4-990-288-4-VIII pp., 4-892-288-4-VIII pp., 4-882-288-4-VIII pp., 4-880-288-4-XVI pp. in-folio (250 x 319 mm), Relie demi-cuir rouge, dos orne par estampage, plats estampes, coloris rouge (quelques frottements). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FRANCOIS BOUCHER PREMIER PEINTRE DU ROI 1703-1770.

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        An itinerary containing his ten yeeres travell through the twelve dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland

      MacLehose Glasgow -1908 1907 - 4 volumes, 8vo., edition limited to 100 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper initialed by the publisher, xxv, [1], 468; vii, [1], 466; vii, [1], 499; ix, [1], 521pp., 15 plates, plans, and maps (8 folding), 2 facsimiles, original vellum-backed red cloth boards gilt, covers with pictorial gilt roundel, spines with large gilt block, top edges gilt others uncut, an excellent set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        AN ITINERARY: CONTAINING HIS TEN YEERES TRAVELL THROUGH THE TWELVE DOMINIONS OF GERMANY, BOHMERLAND, SWITZERLAND, NETHERLAND, DENMARKE, POLAND, ITALY, TURKY, FRANCE, ENGLAND, SCOTLAND & IRELAND

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

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        Konx Om Pax

      Walter Scott Publishing Co./ Society For The Propagation Of Religious Truth, London/Boleskine 1907 - Square 8vo. Pp xii, 108. 12 page publisher's list. Portrait frontis with author's signature below (facsimile or holograph?) Original cloth with elaborate titling in white to front cover. This design chipped with some loss. Wear to head and foot of spine. Small area of scratching/gouging to cloth on upper rear cover with some loss of cloth. Hand made paper. No. 80/500 copies printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        The REMOVAL Of The CHEROKEE INDIANS From GEORGIA.

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

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Catholic Encyclopedia. An international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic Churc. In fifteen volumes.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Theodore Roosevelt.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Superb bold Robert E. Peary signature and inspirational quote in latin

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

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        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.

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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).

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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.

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        CHAMBER MUSIC

      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]

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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..

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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]

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        Erinnerungen

      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]

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        INDEX To The FINAL ROLLS Of CITIZENS And FREEDMEN Of The FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES In Indian Territory.

      [1907], (n. p.): 1907 - Cloth & spine lettering dull. Repaired vertical tear to t.p. top edge [no loss]. A Good copy. 8vo. 1st edition. 634, [2] pp. 3 page errata affixed to front eps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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").

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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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        The Harrison Fisher Book

      Scribner's - 1907. First edition. Illustrated throughout with full-page color and black and white plates by Fisher. Quarto. Blue cloth with a color pictorial cover onlay stamped in gilt. Very fine in facsimile glassine jacket and original publisher’s box, which has some restoration. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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..

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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.

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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.

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        [THREE ALBUMS OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF SCENES IN MAINE, AND OF LIFE IN FRANCE AND ENGLAND IN THE YEAR BEFORE WORLD WAR I, TAKEN BY MIT PROFESSOR RALPH RESTIEAUX LAWRENCE]

      [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.

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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.

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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.

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        ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF PAINTINGS BY "THE MEN OF 1830" FORMING THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MR. H. S. HENRY, PHILADELPHIA [1907] ---Together With-- De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of TWENTY-ONE MASTERPIECES COLLECTED BY... MR. H.S. HENRY OF PHILA [1910]

      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]

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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.

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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..

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        30 COLOUR PLATES OF FINE LIQUEURS

      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 http://www.navy.gov.au/HMAS_Penguin_%28I%29). 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 (http://cas.awm.gov.au/photograph/301157).

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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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