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        Autograph letter signed ("A. Escoffier") and 4 autograph draft menus for private dinners.

      Carlton Hotel, London, and n. p., 2. VI. 1903 and c. 1907. - 8vo. ½ pp. on bifolium (letter) and 4 pp. on 4 ff. Four autograph draft menus for private dinners, two annotated with the names of the hosts and the dates, 17 February 1907 and 18 March 1908, three with prices for 10 or 12 covers at 12s 6d. - "Consommé Rossini | Saumon Royale | [.] Caneton de Rouen a l'orange | Fonds d'artichauts [.]" (Menu for "Powell Esq. Dimanche 17-2-07", annotated in blue crayon). Together with two more menus transcribed by a clerk (on headed paper of The Carlton Hotel, London); 3 drafts with slight damage to paper through clipping, otherwise in good condition. - The letter is written to a "Charles", referring to a reference he has supplied for a former assistant at the Savoy: "[.] il était jeune encore je suppose que depuis lors il a du se fortifier, il était déjà assez debrouillard, tout dernièrement il m'a demandé un certificat de son séjour au Savoy, je lui ai fait remettre le certificat comme chef mais en réalité il n'était pas chef garde manger mais ceci n'est pas une raison pour ne pas remplir aujourd'hui une place de chef [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        An electrical method of counting the number of [alpha]-particles from radioactive substances.London: Harrison & Sons for The Royal Society, 1908.

      First edition, the invention of the Geiger counter. This device made possible the famous alpha-particle scattering experiment carried out by Geiger and Marsden which led Rutherford to the discovery of the atomic nucleus.<br/><br/> "In 1907 Rutherford was translated to the chair of physics in the University of Manchester. Here he found a young graduate of Erlangen, Hans Geiger, with whom he devised [in the present paper] an electrical method of counting the alpha-particles directly, the Geiger counter as it has since been generally called... This counting of atoms one by one was a great achievement" (Whittaker, <i>History of Theories of Aether and Electricity</i>, Vol. I, p. 7). <br/><br/> The detector devised by Geiger consisted of a wire in a low-pressure chamber with a voltage applied across the wire and the outside of the tube. The voltage is high enough that a current can almost, but not quite, flow through the gas. When an ionizing particle came into contact with the wire, it disturbs the system enough to complete the circuit, and the resulting completion can be detected by an audible click or by a pointer, depending on the type of counter. <br/><br/> Once it was possible to reliably detect, and therefore count, alpha particles, Rutherford devised an experiment to determine the charge on an alpha particle. In 'The charge and nature of the [alpha]-particle' (pp. 162-73 in the present issue), Rutherford and Geiger report the results of that experiment, namely that the charge on an alpha-particle is twice the electronic charge. <br/><br/> Hans Geiger (1882-1945) studied physics at the University of Munich and served in the German military before pursuing graduate studies at Erlangen, earning his PhD in 1906 with a thesis on electrical releases through gases. He then moved to England to become a laboratory assistant in Rutherford's laboratory at the University of Manchester. In 1909 he conducted the famous 'gold foil experiment' with Ernest Marsden, and in 1911 he and John Nuttall discovered the 'Geiger-Nuttall law' relating the rate of radioactive decay to the energy of the emitted alpha-particles. In 1914, Geiger returned to Germany, initially to take charge of radiation research at the National Institute for Science and Technology. After World War I, during which he served as an artillery officer, Geiger returned to research, finding a position at the University of Kiel where he collaborated with one of his doctoral students, Walther Muller, on improving his original Geiger counter device, making it more efficient, responsive, durable and portable. Unlike the earlier version, which could detect only alpha particles, the new improved Geiger-Muller counter could detect many different kinds of ionizing radiation. He used the new device to confirm the existence of light quanta in 1925, and later to discover cosmic ray showers, which would claim his scientific attention for the remainder of is career. Geiger was a member of the so-called Uranium Club, a clandestine German effort to develop and produce atomic weapons after the discovery of atomic fission in 1939. The program splintered in 1942, with its scientists moving to other areas of research deemed more urgent, after it was determined (incorrectly) that nuclear fission would not play a major role in ending the war.. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series A, Vol. 81, No. 546, August 27, 1908, pp. 141-161. The entire issue offered here in original grey printed wrappers. LLarge 8vo (256 x 177 mm), pp. 141-220. A very fine and unrestored copy

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      New York: Moffat, Yard & Company,. 1907. original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold.. Recipient&#39;s bookplate tipped in on front paste-down. Hint of rubbing. to cloth at head and tail of spine panel and several corner tips, but. still a fine, bright copy. (#73760). First edition, first printing. Presentation copy with full-page signed inscription by Viereck on front free endpaper. The author&#39;s first novel. "Weird thriller of a vampiric aesthete who drains creativity from his proteges; Wildean allusions in the characterization and cultural milieu, 1890s Decadence refracted through the New Aestheticism of 1907, of which Viereck was a prominent advocate. An unusual variant on the vampire myth, overwritten but quite effective, especially the uncompromising finale." - Robert Knowlton. Ashley, Who&#39;s Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 175. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-199. Carter, The Vampire in Literature, p. 106. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 985. Frost, The Monster with a Thousand Faces, p. 57. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 441. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-241. Bleiler (1978), p. 200. Reginald 14673. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 V-170.

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        The Kitchen. Original preliminary drawing for Ingoldsby Legends

      London, , c. 1907. Pencil with pink wash on card. Sheet size: 19.5 × 25.6 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden frame with UV protective glass. A similar but less complete drawing of this kitchen was used as the background for a woman striking her drunken husband over the head with a stool to accompany "The Ghost" on page 73 of "Ingoldsby Legends".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St Andrews from 1754 - 1900

      VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened slightly . Slight rubbing to covers with minor marks. Some inner hinge cracking. Some light foxing. Tightly bound First Edition Green hardback cloth cover with gilt titles and black illustration 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). xi; 306pp. 42 plates, 9 in colour.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        American Primitive-Style Hooked Rug, Dated 1907 25" wide x 40" high

      1907 - [Folk Art]. [American Primitive-Style Hooked Rug, Dated 1907]. 25" x 40, mounted to wooden frame. * The hooked rug with bound edges has a large eagle in the center below the date 1907 against a background of stars and other decorative devices. The position of the eagle's head and wings, and what appears to be a shield below its body, suggests that it is a version of the Great Seal of the United States. A unique piece.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        REFORMA INTERIOR DE BARCELONA. Memoria y proyecto de contrato con el Banco Hispano Colonial

      el Ayuntamiento, Barcelona 1907 - Folio. 257 p., 14 planos a doble página. Media piel original, lomo con nervios y florones dorados, planos en tela gofrada, adornados con letras y escudo municipal en dorado, 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, según el convenio negociado con el Banco Hispano Colonial. Barcelona. Obras públicas. Urbanismo. Public works. Urbanism.

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        THE BABES IN THE WOOD. The Original Watercolour Painting later reproduced in The Ingoldsby Legends.

      London: later published by William Heinemann 1907 - Pen, ink and watercolour on paper. Image measures 22 x 14.5 cms. In the original mount and frame, with the artist&#146;s handwritten title label (and address) to the reverse. In addition to the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours exhibition label from July 1909 with the purchaser&#146;s details and price paid. The watercolour is illustrated as a full page tipped in colour plate opposite page 356 in the 1907 first edition of The Ingoldsby Legends, published by William Heinemann. The original frame is somewhat chipped to the gilt at the top right corner, but the painting is in fine untouched condition as are the labels to the reverse. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El Libro Blanco. (Frágil)

      Montevideo : O. M. Bertani 1907 - ~ Prólogo de Manuel Medina Betancort ~ Ilustración de la cubierta por Goby. Frontis con retrato fotográfico de la autora ~ Primer libro de la poeta y un hito fundamental en el modernismo americano ~ Rústica original ~ 100p ~ 23x15x2cm. ~ Ejemplar impecable, rarísimo en cualquier estado y más todavía en rústica ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Chancelier de Fleurs. Douze Stations d&#39;Amitié

      Chanteaudun: La Maison du Livre, 1907 302 pages - (14p), 3 planches hors texte (deux photographies en noir et blanc et un fac-similé) dont une frontispice. Les pages non chiffrées en fin d&#39;ouvrage contiennent la table et un errata. L&#39;achevé d&#39;imprimer est de 1908. L&#39;ouvrage est relié en plein veau raciné, titre frappé à froid sur le premier plat, dos lisse, auteur, titre et date dorés au dos, tête dorée, emboîtage. INCLUT UNE PHOTO AUTOGRAPHIÉE EN 1903 DE ROBERT DE MONTESQUIOU. Le livre et la photo sont dédicacés à Cécile Sorel (1873-1966), comédienne française qui est entrée à la Comédie-Française en 1901. Il semble que tous les exemplaires ont été reliés à l&#39;identique, probablement à l&#39;instigation de Montesquiou lui-même. En effet, on l&#39;imagine mal offrir un livre broché. L&#39;ouvrage a été tiré à 100 exemplaires numérotés, "exclusivement imprimés pour l&#39;auteur". Il s&#39;en explique page 42: "Du reste, cet ouvrage, dont l&#39;avenir fera ce qui lui plaira, le traitant comme il le mérite, n&#39;est, pour le moment, destiné qu&#39;à un petit nombre. Ce petit nombre, ce sera ceux qui, à travers les malentendus de la vie, et en dépit des méconnaissances du monde, ont su démêler dans l&#39;Etre exceptionnel qu&#39;ils virent longtemps auprès de moi, quelques-uns de ces traits qui suffisent, par leur noblesse, à renseigner sur ce qui ne se livre point, d&#39;un sentiment ou d&#39;une pensée". Cet exemplaire est le #35. La reliure est très légèrement usée au dos, autrement en très bonne condition. Boitier légèrement usée. Les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres et solide. TRÈS RARE! Photos disponibles sur demande. 2 kg.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Glasgow Golf Club 1787 - 1907

      U. K.: John Smith & Son, 1907. Maroon cloth boards, gilt title to front and spine. some sunning and wear. Date to fep. Slight browning to title page. 172pp illustrated with photographs and two plans of the course. Text and illustrations very clean, binding frim. Comes in a new green marbled slip-case.. Hardback. Very Good +/No Jacket.

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        Areopagitica. A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing. To the Parliament of England

      Hammersmith [London], The Doves Press, 1907. 73, [2] p.; 24 cm. Printed by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker. First published in 1644, this is Milton's great defense of liberty of the press (Printing and the Mind of Man 133). Bound in Doves bindery vellum, in a clamshell box by Dragonfly Bindery. Excellent copy. Stock#OB314.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        Four Autographed Notes and Letters

      Vienna, 1907. unbound. Small archive encompassing three letters to a former student from the United States named Elsie Russell, who had studied piano under Leschetizky in the mid-1890s and who went on to have a successful career in her own right. All signed in full. Included is a letter of recommendation, 8vo, 1 page, 7.5 x 5 inches, Wien, March 27, 1897, written in German, stating that, "Miss Elsie Russell, who studied piano with him...showed excellent understanding and he believes that as a performer and teacher she will go on to great success ('vielon erfolg')." The second item in this collection is an autographed note signed on a colorful picture postcard of "Villa Leschetizky," 3.5 x 5.5 inches, Feldgasse, Bad Ischl, Austria, September 12, 1903, in German, sending thanks to his former student for her friendly communication ("Lebenzeichen") and returning his best wishes. The third item is an autographed note signed on a Correspondence card with an engraving of his town house, 3.5 x 5.5 inches, Vienna, January 7, 1907, in German, thanking [the now married] Mrs. Elsie Russell Tarecki for her kindness and sending best wishes for the New Year ("Neujahr's Grussen"). The fourth item is an important autographed letter signed by Eugenie Leschetizky -- a former pupil who became the professor's fourth wife in 1894 and who is said to have controlled his affairs with an iron fist, 8vo, 4 pages, written front and back on a single, folded piece of paper, 6.75 x 8.5 inches, Vienna, April 7, no year, circa 1899, in English, in small part: "I realize completely that you would like very much to come to Europe again...but having talked to Professor, he thinks you ought not do it just now - because you have such a fine start and an absence of a few months may spoil it a great deal...Professor ceases teaching this year much earlier than before because he has not taken any rest at Easter...So you see, you won't not [sic] get even the chance of a few lessons with Professor...You have gone through such good preparatory studies...that Professor thinks it quite useless for you to begin them again. You asked Professor's advice in the question of you coming to Vienna and that is the reason why I give it to you so frankly...instead of encouragement. Professor has not been very well this winter, his liver has not been in a good state again...his lessons here have been three a day...the classes only once in a fortnight." Very good condition. Acclaimed Polish pianist, professor, and composer who was one of the founders of The St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music in 1862. Among his most gifted students were Igance Paderewski, Artur Schnabel, Alexander Brailowsky, and Anna Yesipova.

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      London: J. M. Dent, 1907. Very slight discoloration to vellum, one tie missing, else quite a nice, fine copy in supplied cloth slipcase. Deluxe Edition, limited to 560 copies (this no. 329) SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM 4to. xix, 549p. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 24 color plates tipped onto olive paper stock, 12 tinted plates, and 66 text drawings. Bound in full vellum with gilt titles and vignettes on spine and upper cover Riall 83.

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        The Kitchen. Original preliminary drawing for Ingoldsby Legends.

      London, c. 1907 - Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden frame with UV protective glass. Pencil with pink wash on card. Sheet size: 19.5 × 25.6 cm. A similar but less complete drawing of this kitchen was used as the background for a woman striking her drunken husband over the head with a stool to accompany "The Ghost" on page 73 of "Ingoldsby Legends".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sidelights on Chinese Life

      London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd 1907. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Splitting to front outer hinge, binding intact. Boards rubbed and marked but gilt picture still bright on front board. Occasional marginal marking. Some browning and marking to text. A few tissue guards creased. Some browning to margins of plates, all plates present. Teg [First Edition] Black hardback cloth cover 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). 368pp.

      [Bookseller: Crossroad Books]
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      (PICASSO, PABLO). Zervos, Christian. PABLO PICASSO PAR CHRISTIAN ZERVOS VOL. 26 (XXVI): SUPPLEMENT AUX ANNEES 1907-1909. Paris: Editions "Cahiers D&#39;Art", 1973. First Edition. 4to. Printed Wrappers in Glassine. Catalogue Raisonné. Fine./No Jacket - As Issued.. 184pp, 426 monochrome illustrations. Text in French. This is the twenty-sixth volume of Christian Zervos&#39; unfinished, monumental thirty-three volume (in thirty-four parts) catalogue raisonné of Pablo Picasso&#39;s paintings and works on paper supplementally covering the Cubist years of 1907 through 1909. A bright, most handsome copy of the uncommon 1973 first printing whose protective glassine wrapper shows some tearing and slight paper loss at the spine ends. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022618&

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      London: John Murray, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Slight loss of color to the rear cover. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. A scarce book, this copy with a fine provenance. Decorated brown cloth. The true First Edition of Bramah&#39;s scarce dystopian novel, published afterwards as THE SECRET OF THE LEAGUE, and a strong influence on the creation of NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR by George Orwell who cited Bramah&#39;s novel as an accurate prediction of the rise of Fascism. The book also clearly influenced Ayn Rand&#39;s ATLAS SHRUGGED with its character of George Salt who secretly organizes against creeping socialism in England. The plot involves the overthrow of a democratically-elected British Labour Party Government through a carefully prepared plot by members of the upper classes, depicting this overthrow as a positive and desirable outcome. This copy with the bookplate of noted collector Paul Lemperly on the front pastedown. In addition, tipped to the front endpaper is a brief history of the book&#39;s publication written and initialed by Lemperly. Also with collector Robert Elwell&#39;s bookplate designed by Reynolds Stone on the verso of the front endpaper. Bramah might be best known as the creator of the characters Kai Lung and Max Carrados. The Kai Lung stories were strong contemporary rivals of A. Conan Doyle&#39;s Sherlock Holmes stories, the two often appearing side by side in the Strand magazine.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.,. 1907. original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold.. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer rear. hinge, mild tanning to spine panel, very faint damp stain to rear. cover, partial hairline crack along inner front hinge, but still a. tight, very good copy with bright gold spine stamping. Overall an. attractive copy of an exceedingly scarce book. (#130795). First edition. Benson's best collection of short fiction. Collects fourteen stories. "... Montague Summers said of A MIRROR OF SHALOTT ... that 'there are few better stories of this kind.' It is a series of stories recounted by a group of priests, much in the Canterbury Tales vein, each telling of his supernatural experiences." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p.32. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-18. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 149. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 21. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 28-31. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-19. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 71. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01141.

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        The Last Blackbird and Other Lines

      London: George Allen. 1907. First. First edition, first issue with top edge gilt. Some foxing to the endpapers, light wear to the boards, a near fine copy without dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "To Theodore Spicer Simson, R.H. 1922." Tipped-in beneath the inscription is an original photograph of a "portrait medallion" of Hodgson, Signed underneath it by the artist, Theodore Spicer-Simson. Spicer-Simson was the co-producer of Men of Letters of the British Isles. Portrait Medallions from Life..., which contains an essay on Hodgson, with identical portrait medallion illustration. A nice association copy of the author's first book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Tale of Peter Rabbit

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., . Sextodecimo, pp.85. Publisher&#39;s dark grey paper-covered boards, illustration laid-down to upper, illustrated endpapers. No date [almost certainly 1907]; collation matches Quinby&#39;s No.2D (printed 1904-06) but slightly later without the imprint on the final page. The multi-character pictorial endpapers are Quinby&#39;s plate III, dating this printing to 1907, showing among others, Mr Jeremy Fisher [middle right], and the generic cat and basket [bottom left] which was replaced with Tom Kitten in 1908. Neat christmas inscription to half title and minor rubbing to binding. Near fine. A most attractive early edition of this important children&#39;s book. Jane Quinby - Beatrix Potter (Hodgkins, 1983)

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        The Ingoldsby Legends

      London, J. M. Dent & Co.; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.,, 1907. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Large quarto. Original vellum, titles and Rackham-designed tools to spine and upper board gilt, dark green pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, yellow silk ties. Housed in a red cloth slipcase. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 23 plates mounted on green paper with printed tissue-guards, 12 tinted plates, 66 illustrations within the text. Boards a little rubbed and toned, small spots to spine, head of spine bumped, margins of contents tanned. An excellent copy. First deluxe edition. One of a limited edition of 550 large-paper copies numbered and signed by the illustrator on the limitation leaf. With a beautiful original watercolour by Rackham on the limitation leaf depicting a goat-man with Rackham&#39;s face being followed by three cherubim, with the illustrator&#39;s inscription, "They seemed pretty lively considering their plight, since everyone saw, with amazement and awe, they could never sit down for they hadn&#39;t de quoi", from The Lay of St. Odille, which begins on page 161. With a contemporary gift inscription not in Rackham&#39;s hand at the top of the same leaf.

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      N.Y., M. Munn 1907-13... Vol. IV, No. 1, 1907 - Vol. X, No.2, 1913. In 6 Bde. geb. gr.-4°. Mit zahlr. photogr. Abb. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldprägung. Erster Bd. mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, darin einige Ss. lose u. randrissig.

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        Libros de Caballerías. Tomos I y II: Ciclo Artúrico. Ciclo Carolingio. Ciclo de los Palmerines. Extravagantes.

      - Madrid, Bailly-Bailliere, Colecc. Nueva Biblioteca de Autores Españoles, dirigida por Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo, 1907-1908. 27x18 cm. 556 p. y 733 p. Ilustr. b/n. Texto a dos columnas. Dos tomos con nueva encuadernación en holandesa-piel, tejuelo, nervios, ruedas en seco, dorados y guardas, por Alberto Cañizares, conservando cubiertas anteriores. Ejemplares intonsos. Tomo I: Baladro del sabio Merlín. La demanda del Sancto Grial. Don Tristán de Leonís. Tablante de Ricamonte. Carlos Maynes. Tomo II: Palmerín de Inglaterra. La destruición de Jerusalem. Roberto el Diablo. Clamades y Clarmonda. Oliveros de Castilla y Artus Dalgarbe. Hystoria del rey Canamor y de Turián su hijo. Conde Partinuples. Glosario. Variantes. Correcciones. Índices. Buen estado, con cubierta de tomo II restaurada. Primera edición.

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        Stories from the Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 Presumed first edition thus. In a brown, gilt, and blue decorated and lettered cloth binding. Cover boards have some wear along the edges, with bumped corners and more wear at head and foot of spine panel. In a rare illustrated dust jacket with shelf wear and several 2 inch long closed tears, in mylar sleeve. With 50 tipped in full color illustrations, on card, with titled tissue guards intact, in a separate section following the text. Some age toning and foxing to edges of interior pages that does not impinge on the text or illustrations. Binding is solid. A nice addition to an Illustrated Book Collection for book lover&#39;s of all ages. ** Please Note: When packed for shipping, this book is over sized and/or over weight. Additional mailing fees will be required to ship outside the United States. Please inquire to determine exact cost.

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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&#39;s very best works &#150; a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution.

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        The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale

      London: Methuen & Co, 1907. First edition. Very Good -. A Very Good - copy, minus on account of dampstaining on the rear board and soiling to the spine. Hinges uncracked and internal contents generally clean and attractive. With the publisher&#39;s 40-page catalogue dated September 1907. & & Conrad leaves his typical seafaring novel to craft a sophisticated espionage thriller. While not widely popular upon publication, this novel has gained momentum over the last century and is now considered one of Conrad&#39;s finest. The New York Times lauded it as "the most brilliant novelistic study of terrorism." The Unibomber, Ted Kaczynski, became engrossed with the novel in his youth and idealized the anarchist Professor, known for his explosives. Very Good -.

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        Rare Autograph Letter Signed signed by both artists, written by Zurn, 2pp on one 8vo sheet, in French, Paris, March 7, 1966

      Zurn writes to her doctor and fellow poet, Gaston Ferdière (1907-90). "Dear Friend, I am worried that I have not received an answer to my letter. The easiest thing to do , and which should not create too much trouble for you would be to simply mail me a check...and address to me, Ruth Zurn. Please forgive me, but I need the money very much. My health is fine, except for a touch of anemia...." She signs, "Unica." Bellmer, her partner, signs, "et Hans Bellmer."

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        Le Chariot d'Or.

      - Librairies des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, 1907, 1 volume de 190x255 mm environ, 146 pages, belle reliure signée Chambolle-Duru en plein maroquin lavallière, dos à 5 nerfs et plats décorés de fins et délicats motifs dorés, coupes chasses et tranches dorées, gardes marbrées, couverture et dos d'origine conservés. Exemplaire N° 30, un des 80 exemplaires sur grand Japon avec 3 états des gravures de Charles Chessa. Bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Diogène]
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      One preliminary leaf of text & 100 finely colored woodcut plates. 4to (320 x 225 mm.), orig. printed boards (a little worn), stitched as issue. Kyoto: Unsodo, 1907. A most handsome catalogue depicting one hundred women&#39;s kimonos, all beautifully printed in rich colors. The calligraphic title-page is by Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924), the prominent painter and calligrapher. Fine condition. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1907 Two Volumes. First Editions. Dark green cloth , lettered in gilt. An excellent bright set in near fine conditions showing minor use. An essential detailed study of the genre of roguery in literature at first defining the genre and then following the anti-hero throughout history. Very desirable & very uncommon.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Literature of Roguery

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1907., 1907. First Edition, 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher&#39;s embossed green cloth, gilt titles to spines, top edges tinted green. Very light rubbing to extremities, signs of label removal to spines. Blind stamp to title page and first page of text of each volume. Scarce. Fine. &#39;This history follows the fortunes of the anti-hero in literature... It is a study of realism, for it investigates the role enacted in literary art by the observation of low life&#39;.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Fishes of Alaska. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. Volume XXVI, 1906

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.. 1907.. 20 chromolithograph plates, black and white plates and in-text illustrations, 221-360pp + plates, index, 11 x 7 3/4 inches, blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed with some light soiling and bumped corners, owner inscription to front pastedown, hinges split but still attached, light damp stain to upper left corner of first few pages, faint soiling to a few text pages and three of the color plates (each just a tiny light area), otherwise very good clean condition. This is a separate issue of a section of the "Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXVI, 1906, Pages 219 to 360, Plates XIV to XLII. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 624 Issued December 6, 1907". During "an investigation of the salmon fisheries of Alaska...during the summer and fall of 1903 by a special commission appointed by the Commissioner of Fisheries...large collections of fishers and other aquatic animals were secured, however, and much information concerning the habits, abundance, and distribution of the salmon and other fishes. It is the purpose of the present paper to put on recornd the more important of these facts and to discuss more fully some of the chief problems connected with the salmon fisheries." Features chromolithographic plates of fish including the Humpback Salmon, Dog Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Steelhead Trout, etc. .

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        THE SECRET OF MENTAL MAGIC: A Course of Seven Lessons

      Chicago: Author, 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 &#39;New Thought&#39; 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&#39; film & book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Landscape 32mo.

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        The secret of mental magic : a course of seven lessons / by William Walker Atkinson

      "London : L. N. Fowler, c1907" "London : L. N. Fowler, c1907", 1907. 1st Edition. "Very good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Small surface stain to back panel. Previous owner&#39;s signature to ffep. Light spots of foxing to prelims, and last few pages. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong." "Very good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Small surface stain to back panel. Previous owner&#39;s signature to ffep. Light spots of foxing to prelims, and last few pages. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong."

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      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1907 First Edition of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone, Queens Quorum and Keating selection featuring the author&#39;s intellectually superior detective, Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, the &#39;Thinking Machine&#39;. A near fine copy in black cloth, red titles and decorations, (previous collector&#39;s small bookplate to the front pastedown, unobtrusive bookseller&#39;s ticket affixed to the rear pastedown), with some light overall use. 8vo. 342 pp. "Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, the &#39;Thinking Machine is one of the most original characters in the field." Barnes, Murder In Print.. 1st Edition.

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        THE WORKS. Including; Les Miserables, Toilers of the Sea, Notre Dame de Paris and the dramas, plus a Life of Hugo by F. T. Marzials.

      The Nottingham Society. New York. Philadelphia. Chicago. circa 1907 - EDITION DE LUXE. TEN VOLUMES, Complete. 8vo (8.4 x 5.7 inches). The books are undated but the British Library gives a possible publication date of 1907 for their set. Illustrated throughout with mono plates by C. De Lort. Fine, clean books in the original publishers deluxe leather bindings of half dark brown morocco. The spines are fully decorated with gilt arts and crafts style roses tree designs, also lettered and ruled in gilt. Marbled paper on boards and endpapers. Top edges gilt, the others untrimmed. An unread set with many of the page gatherings are still unopened. A couple of volumes with a small chip or two to the extremities but overall this is a very attractive set in very good condition throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        On "Short Sales" of Securities through a Stockbroker

      John McBride Co. New York: John McBride Co.. 1907. First. First edition. Blue cloth gilt. 72pp. Very near fine. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Tragedy of Russia in Pacific Asia

      New York - The Outing Publishing Company, 1907 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A history of the Russo-Japanese war, which acted as the trigger for the Russian Revolution in 1917. Illustrated throughout with numerous maps and photographs by the author. The Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 5 September 1905) was the first great war of the 20th century. It grew out of rival imperial ambitions of the Russian Empire and Japanese Empire over Manchuria and Korea. The major theatres of operations were Southern Manchuria, specifically the area around the Liaodong Peninsula and Mukden; and the seas around Korea, Japan, and the Yellow Sea. The resulting campaigns, in which the Japanese military attained victory over the Russian forces arrayed against them, were unexpected by world observers. Over time, the consequences of these battles would transform the balance of power in East Asia, resulting in a reassessment of Japan&#39;s recent entry onto the world stage. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In cloth bindings with original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally smart, with just some light shelfwear. Dustwrappers have some loss and closed tears, with a few handling marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with GOOD ONLY dustwrappers..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        La fonderia di Bologna scoperta e descritta.

      Subject: (Bologna - Archeologia). Bologna, Lit. Sordomuti, 1907, 8vo brossura cop. muta, ma con le cop. originali all'interno, pp. 109 con LX tavole lit. rip. f.t. in fine (non originali, riprodotte). (Soft Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Studi geografici sulle frane in Italia. L' Appennino Settentrionale e il Preappennino Tosco-Romano. L' Appennino centrale e meridionale. Conclusioni generali.

      Subject: (Geologia). Roma, Soc. Geograf. Italiana, 1907/1910, due vol. 8vo br. pp. 342 con 47 fig. n.t. e 1 cartina f.t. + 431 con 88 fig. n.t. e 1 cartina f.t. Decisamente raro a trovarsi completo ed assolutamente fondamentale; interessantissimo.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Sunshine and Sport in Florida and the West Indies

      Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., Publishers, n.d. [ca. 1907]. First American edition. 8vo. Photographic frontispiece and 46 illustrations. xv, [i], 272 pp. Half green morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt with angling motifs, t.e.g. Spine toned to brown. Fine. Bookplate of Ferdinand Loeb. Bruns A 54; Callahan, A Partial Tarpon Bibliography, p. ii (mentioning only this first American edition) . Tarpon and other game fishing. Dedicated to President Theodore Roosevelt

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        OK, fine. So we get the manuscript around 1984

      c1961. Sheet size: 172 × 190 mm. Pen and ink on wove paper. Stamped on verso for publication in the Sunday Telegraph. A cigar-smoking publisher watches as an elder lady signs a publishing contract. The caption has been erased. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley&#39;s work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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