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        The Children's Hour in Fifteen Volumes Illustrated

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1907. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 15 volumes in half green morocco over marbled boards. Spines uniformly faded to brown, a few bumps and surface marks to boards, but generally a lovely set and all volumes very good or better; published 1907 (the first 10 volumes) and 1916 (the last 5). With color frontispieces and illustrations throughout. Bookplates inside the front cover on each volume. 8 x 5 1/2" Size: Octavo (8vo). 15-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Inventory No: 043026. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        The Bed-Time Book

      New York: Duffield & Company, 1907. First edition. Squarish quarto. Original color pictorial paper covered boards front and back, brown cloth spine. Covers illustration and six full-page color plates by Jessie Willcox Smith. Endpapers and orange drawings and borders throught by Smith. An exemplary copy, near fine with slight wear to covers, corners chipped. Plates clean, crisp and bright.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1907). First edition Bound in blue cloth with beautiful color pictorial pastedown on the front cover. Small quarto, unpaginated. Twelve glorious full page illustrations and ornamental borders in the Art Nouveau style. This book, along with Fanny Cory's Mother Goose, represent a particularly poignant time in the author's family life and both are considered amongst her best work. After losing her first baby in childbirth and suffering other deep personal losses Fanny entered a period of profound grief. She struggled to regain her natural sense of joy, eventually giving birth to three children and creating illustrations that captured her hard won happiness in domestic life. This book is not only an exceptional work of art but a mirror into the artist's home and heart, written and illustrated from her own intimate personal experiences as a mother . It has become a very elusive and sought after title for collectors of finely illustrated books from the turn of the last century. Aside from some very light flecking on the front cover, not affecting the pictorial pastedown, this is a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Green Gate Farm Antiquarian Books]
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        Much Ado About Nothing, The Life and Death of King John, The Tempest, Tragedy of King Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, The Tragedy of King Richard II, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night, and Othello

      London: National Institute for the Blind, 1907. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. Very Good. Soft cover. Lot of nine. All tall folios are in braille and in one volume, copies from the Globe Edition, plain card wraps with front cover paper label and black library cloth spine binding, all about VG. Much Ado is catalogue #2402 (59pps), John is #860 (64pps), Tempest is #2364 (53pps), Richard III is #865 (95pps), Romeo is #866 (81pps), Richard II is #864 (69pps), Winter is #2483 (66pps), Twelfth is #2367 (58pps), and Othello is #2382 (74pps). Editors are William George Clark and William Aldis Wright. Contact us if interested in fewer than nine. Preferred to be sold as a lot. Measures about 32.5cm x 26.5cm.

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        Two Teddy Bears in Toyland

      New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1907. Wonderful early Teddy Bear book illustrated by photographs and featuring two Steiff stuffed bears. Includes photos of tin houses, toy soldiers, a soft monkey, and lots of dolls. Full-page photographs alternate with text pages. Tight binding with original cloth spine in nice shape. Hinges have old neatly done cloth reinforcement. Clean pages with an occasional finger smudge. Several leaves have faint corner folds. Pencil gift inscription on front free endpaper. Some soiling and wear to cover. Faint trace of Febreze if you sniff the book up close. A very nice example of a very scarce children's book.. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Wylie, Charles (photographer). Oblong 8vo.

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        Silver gelatin print of the crew of Australia Station survey vessel

      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 contemporary pencil note to the mount of this image suggests the photograph was taken on 15 May 1907. This would certainly accord with the known details of the Penguin, which had completed its Great Barrier Reef survey work late in 1906. The vessel arrived in Sydney in January 1907 and was finally paid off on 31 March of that year, preparatory to becoming a depot ship on Sydney Harbour. Indeed, the relaxed and informal posing of the crew here tends to suggest that the putative date of May 1907 is quite likely, as the image has the feel of a graduating class. Significantly, no other image of the crew is known to exist, although there is an almost contemporary image of the officers held in the Australian War Memorial, dated 1909 (

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        The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels [1]

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

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        The Thinking Machine

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

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        A Horse's Tale

      Harpers, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed by Author. Illustrated red cloth, no jacket. Signed by author on front pastetown and illustrator Lucius Hitchcock on frontispiece. Spine cloth heavily sun-faded with white lettering faintly legible; light external wear with a rubbed tip and couple bumps to top of front board; interior near fine. Printed in Oct 1907.

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        The Star In The West : A Critical Essay Upon The Works Of Aleister Crowley - Original First Edition

      The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd., New York, New York 1907 - Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. No Jacket As Issued. Binding is original white buckram with gilt stamp design to front board and gilt title on spine (but faded). SIGNED BY AUTHOR J. F. C. Fuller and Aleister Crowley. and "This is No. 11 of One Hundred copies printed on handmade paper, specially bound and embellished with portraits and autographs". In addition, book is inscribed "To Lt. Colonel J. Murray M.D. with the author's compliments 31, July 1907" on front flyleaf. Printed by Chiswick Press: Charles Whittingham and Co., London. Contains 327 pages of text plus 3 pages of Crowley books listed at back. Board corners are bumped, buckram is yellowed and spine edges are worn and separating at top, but gilt on front board is bright. Front and back inside hinges have been neatly reinforced by hinging tape. Otherwise, pages are clean, unmarked, bright, and tightly bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Major-General John Frederick Charles Fuller, CB, CBE, DSO (1 September 1878 ? 10 February 1966) was a British Army officer, military historian and strategist, notable as an early theorist of modern armoured warfare, including categorising principles of warfare. He was also the inventor of "artificial moonlight". Fuller was an early disciple of English poet and magician Aleister Crowley and was very familiar with his, and other forms of, magick and mysticism. While serving in the First Oxfordshire Light Infantry he had entered, and won, a contest to write the best review of Crowley's poetic works - he was apparently the only entrant to the contest. This essay was later published in book form in 1907 as The Star in the West.": Signed by All Authors [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1907-08.. Unopened and uncut, very fine in dust jackets with slightly darkened spines and a few minor chips. Limited to 100 copies on hand-made paper, numbered and initialled by the publisher 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

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        German Type Specimen Books (Schriftartexemplare) 14 booklets

      Leipzig: Schelter, J. G. and Giesecke et al, 1907. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 15 company type specimen booklets (1 duplicate), 584pps added together in NF condition bound in heavy cloth binding (with minor discoloration). The peak of German type specimens from the leading type companies (often Gothic but not exclusively so) with borders, initials, examples from many German businesses and title pages, decorative material, machinery-- a perfect source text from the flower of German graphic artists of the art nouveau period: Otto Hupp, Walter Tiemann, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Kuch. The booklets include: Rundgotisch nebst Auszeichnungschriften (Schelter, 1909, 38pps, 2 colour f/o, 4 colour pages; Romanische Schriften (1907, 86pps, 6 colour examples); Rosen u Perlen, heft 31 (1911, 32pps, all in colour green or purple); Salzmannschriften Halbsetter u Schmale, 28 heft, (1909, 44pps, 31pps colour examples); Behrens Antiqua und Schmuck von Prof. Peter Behrens (Klingspor, 1908, 54pps, 36 colour); Schmale Alpha Beta, heft 40 (Flinisch, nd,34pps,2 f/o photos of plant, 12pps colour); Eine Deutsche Schrift von Rudolf Kuch (Klingspor, 1910, 32pps, 21 examples in colour); Ehmcke Antiqua (Flinisch, 1910, 16pps, 11 examples in colour); Salzmann Fraktur 32 heft (Schelter, 1912, 58pps, 38 examples); Halbsette Tiemann Mediaeval (Klingspor, 1912, 22pps, 7 colour, 2 photos); Behrens-Kursin und Schmuck (Klingspor, 1909, 48pps, 20 examples); Eine Medieval von Walter Tiemann (Klingspor, 1909, 32pps, 20 colour); Antiqua u Unziale von Prof. Otto Hupp (Klingspor, 1910, 56pps, 33 examples), Geschutch Erzeugnisse (no covers, Schelter, 1912, 1 page half sliced off, 1 page stained, 32pps, 8 examples). 27.5 cm x 21.5 cm are the measurements for most, 10 of the 14 heavy paper covers are wonderful representations. All the booklets have numerous b/w examples but only the colour examples (not borders) are mentioned. Excellent condition for all of them, a rare collection of the best book arts type design to ever flourish. Some of the publishing dates are approximate. This collection was developed by George T. Eager whose name in ink appears on fep, a writer for Rotarian magazine in the 1930s and an advertising agency executive. This is a very heavy book to ship..

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        Views of Benares from the River Side. Presented by the Maharajah of Benares

      Varanasi: , c.1907. Landscape small octavo (115 × 135 mm) Original black sheep, neatly rebacked, title as above gilt to the upper board, crest of the Maharaja to the lower, greyish-brown floral endpapers. 20 original photographs (84 × 101 mm), mounted rectos and versos of linen-hinged card leaves, hand-inked single line borders, clipped letter-press captions mounted beneath. A little rubbed, hinges reinforced with green linen tape, leaves lightly browned and becoming slightly fragile at the fore-edge, most now slightly crudely reinforced with paper, overall very good. Photographic record of the sights on the Ganges at Benares/Varanasi, including a selection of the world famous ghats. A highly evocative memento of a visit at the turn of the century, ownership inscription of P.W.M. Ramsay, dated Benares 1907 to the front free endpaper. The Hon. Patrick William Maule Ramsay was the second son of the 13th earl of Dalhousie, and served in the diplomatic service from 1904, British Minister in Athens, 1929-33, Budapest, 1933-5, Copenhagen, 1935-9. A fragile piece, this example is a little worn but remains attractive, particularly the crest on the lower board with its two fishes symbolising the Ganges and Jumna within a nutmeg and betel wreath with choughs, and the Sanskrit motto; Satyat Nasti Paro Dharma - There is no law but the truth - later appropriated by Madame Blavatsky for the Theosophical Society.

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        ALMANACH POUR 1908

      Edition du Groupe des XXX (trente), PARIS, ROUEN, décembre 1907 - Petit in 4, format carré (22,5 x 22). 40 pages. Après les pages liminaires et un dessin de Henri MATISSE, les douze mois de l'année se succèdent avec chacun un petit texte et un dessin.Les auteurs des textes sont EMILE VERHAEREN, TRISTAN KLINGSOR, FERNAND FLEURET, A.M. GOSSEZ, GABRIEL MONMERT, PHILEAS LEBESGUE, PIERRE MARIDORT, PAUL DESNUES, ALBERT HENNEQUIN, CHARLES THEOPILE FERET, FRANCIS YARD, J. MAS DE BRIEU, LOUIS MULLER, MME MULLER Y ALBERRO, CHARLES DUHAMEL, Les dessins ont pour auteurs: WIELHORSKY, RAOUL DUFY, GASTON GOSSELIN, EDMOND VAN OFFEL, ERNEST MOREL, CHARLES DUHAMEL, EUGENE TIRVERT, CHARLES FRECHON, ROBERT PINCHON, PIERRE MULLER, HENRI DELEPOUVE. On trouve aussi 3 dessins hors texte, l'un de OTHON FRIESZ, les deux autres de MAURICE DE VLAMINCK. Mentionnons aussi les 12 culs de lampe de PIERRE MULLER. Cet exemplaire, sur papier bulle à dessin est numéroté 130 (sur 450). Très bel état si on tient compte de l'âge du livre et de la nature du papier. Dos restauré.l'âge et de la nature du papier.

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        The Plays of Shakspere

      London - Virtue and Co., 1907 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete plays of William Shakespeare, with notes by Charles Knight. With fifty photogravure plates throughout (collated complete), depicting famous theatre actors of the pastin many of the lead roles such as Sir Henry Irving as Shylock, F. R. Benson as Petruchio, and Brandon Thomas as John of Gaunt. Volume I contains his comedies (The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Love's Labour's Lost, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer NIght's Dream, The Tempest and All's Well That Ends Well), Volume II contains more of his comedies (The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Winter's Tale, Measure for Measure); Volumes III and IV contain the tragedies (Hamley, Othello, Timon of Athens, King Lear, Julius Caesar and Titus Andronicus to volume III, Cymbeline, Macbeth, Coriolanus, Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, and Troilus and Cressida to volume IV); and volumes V and VI contain his historical plays (King John, Richard II, Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II, Henry V, Henry VI Part I to volume V, Henry VI Part II, Henry VI part III, Richard III, and Henry VIII to volume VI). Volume VI also contains a brief notice of Shakespeare's plays, and a short biography of Henry Irving, the famous Shakespearean actor. Charles Knight was an English publisher and author. Complete in six volumes (this set is scarce in its entirety). Condition: In decorative green cloth bindings. Externally smart, with just some minor wear to the extremities and some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Some foxing to endpapers, not affecting text. A few small closed tears to the edges of the pages in places. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Collection of Papers and Offprints

      Australia and United States,: 1907-, 1924.. Collection of 11 papers and offprints, octavo, and two folding maps; all in very good condition. A collection of eleven scientific papers, mostly by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, relating to The Great Barrier Reef. The collection includes separately-issued scientific papers originally delivered at the Australasia Association for the Advancement of Science and the Linnean Society of New South Wales. There are also offprints of articles which originally appeared in the American Journal of Science and Natural History: Journal of the American Museum of Natural History, and copies of journals including Natural History, and Records of the Australian Museum.A full listing is available on request.

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        The Macrolepidoptera of the World. Volume 1. The Macrolepidoptera of the Palaearctic Fauna- Section 3 Noctuiform Phalaenae.

      Pub. Fritz Lehmann Verlag- Stuttgart 1907 - pp.468 with second volume containing 72 full page plates containing many hundreds of chromolithographed images. A fine copy in half morocco and cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club St Andrews from 1754 - 1900

      London: William Blackwood & Sons. 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. 1907. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover with gilt titles and black illustration. xi; 306pp :: 42 plates, 9 in colour :: 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8") .

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        Le livre pour toi *

      E.Sansot, Paris 30.6.1907. - Broché, couverture brune illustrée (de deux liserons pour qu'en couple vous le liserez) rempliée. Petits manques à cette fragile dernière, à remonter, restaurer ou relier, quelques piqûres en début et en fin ainsi que sur tranches comme souvent - Photo sur demande. Le livre le plus célèbre, et le plus rare, de cette poétesse de l'amour, sous son bel et fragile habit composé par celle-ci.Ce long chant amoureux en cent strophes libres, certaines de plusieurs pages, mis en typographie grasse et voluptueuse, nous emmène sur les pentes de l'amour fou à travers celles d'un Valais originel qui séduisit également tant cette muse exclusive des hauteurs:" Le crépuscule atteint les pentes altérées qui deviennent grises.Dans la vigne sèche où pèse encore l'étouffement du jour, pour cueillir des grappes mûres, tu t'es penché.Les raisins voluptueux ont mis une tiède caresse au creux de tes mains. J'ai été jalouse de cette caresse."Rare exemple d'une telle liberté de ton chez une femme de cette époque, ici. Édition originale. L'un des 236 exemplaires numérotés sur Featherweight, après 2 Japon et 12 Hollande.

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        Typed Letter, signature excised, to Andrew Carnegie as President of The National Arbitration and Peace Congress

      Washington, DC, april 5, 1907. 4to. 6-1/2 pp. on White House stationery. Tan cloth chemise, signature neatly cut from last leaf (not affecting text), else fine. Morison, ed., The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt, vol. V, 638-42 . An important letter from President Theodore Roosevelt, summarizing his views on the goal of abolishing war, to Andrew Carnegie, who was then the President of the National Arbitration and Peace Congress, and ultimately the creator in 1910 of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Roosevelt expresses his regret at not being able to be with Carnegie at the International Peace Conference at the Hague: "- I much regret my inability to be present with you - First and foremost, I beseech you to remember that tho it is our bounden duty to work for peace, yet it is even more our duty to work for righteousness and justice - Harm and not good would result if the most advanced nations, those in which most freedom for the individual is combined with most efficiency in securing orderly justice as between individuals, should by agreement disarm and place themselves at the mercy of other peoples less advanced, of other peoples still in the stage of military barbarism or military despotism. Anything in the nature of general disarmament would do harm and not good if it left the civilized and peace-loving peoples, those with the highest standards of municipal and international obligation and duty, unable to shock the other peoples who have no such standards, who acknowledge no such obligations - These warnings that I have uttered do not mean that I believe we can do nothing to advance the cause of international peace. On the contrary, I believe that we can do much to advance it, provided we act with sanity, with self-restraint, with power; which must be the prime qualities in the achievement of any reform. The nineteenth century saw, on the whole, a real and great advance in the standard of international conduct, both as among civilized nations and by strong nations toward weaker and more backward peoples. The twentieth century will, I believe, witness a much greater advance in the same direction - More important than reducing the expense of the implements of war is the question of reducing the possible causes of war, which can most effectually be done by substituting other methods than war for the settlement of disputes. Of those other methods the most important which is now attainable is arbitration -" A carefull, lengthy, and eloquent statement from this President, who, perhaps more than any others in the nation's history, has been charcterized as an imperialist and a warmonger

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      London: E. Grant Richards, 1907.. Gilt cloth, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Minor rubbing, usual slight offsetting to endsheets, but a very good copy. First edition. Inscribed by the author to his publisher on the title-page: "To my dear E. Grant Richards John Davidson April 11. 07." This work constitutes Part I of a projected trilogy Davidson intended for publication under the general title of GOD AND MAMMON, but his suicide preceded completion of third volume. Part II, MAMMON AND HIS MESSAGE, was published in 1908. Colbeck speculates that copies with the spine imprint of "E. Grant Richards," and with a terminal catalogue, as here, may be the earliest binding state, and this presentation would likely confirm that hypothesis. NCBEL III:620. STONEHILL 36. COLBECK I:183.

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      Cincinnati: (Johnson & Hardin), 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor soiling to the spine; elaborate owner name of Richard Phillips on the front endpaper. Near Fine, bright copy and scarce, especially in this condition. Subscription Edition. Handsome gilt-decorated white cloth. Illustrated with full-page reproductions of photographs and line drawings. While this book is occasionally seen in later editions, this First Edition is very scarce. The history of Queen City baseball goes back to the Cincinnati Red Stockings who in 1869 won the first game ever played by a professional baseball team. In 1935 the Cincinnati Reds won the first night game played in the major leagues at Crosley Field.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 11. IV. 1907. - 2 SS. Qu.-kl.-8vo. Kondolenzschreiben an die Witwe des sozialdemokratischen Politikers Ignaz Auer, der eben im Alter von 61 Jahren verstorben war: "[.] Wenige können besser beurteilen als ich, was er unserer Sache gewesen ist und noch hätte sein können, wenn ihn nicht die Krankheit gepackt und zerstört hätte [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; im linken Rand gelocht (geringf. Textberührung).

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        William Blake

      London: Archibald Constable and Company Ltd, 1907 - "'The serpent was cast out of Paradise,' and became Blake. This is all about him. Arthur Symons." First edition. 8vo. xviii, [ii], 433, [3] pp. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, near fine. Small private library shelf label on front pastedown [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Dream of Fair Women

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1907. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Harrison Fisher and E. Stetson Crawford. There is a small gift inscription on the ffep that keeps this book from being fine; otherwise it is clean, tight, square and unmarked. It comes with the publisher's box with the same illustration as that on the paste down on the front board and has the original glassine wrapping paper. The box is a little worn and has some pencil notes on the bottom surface. The boards are covered in brown cloth and gold titles on the front are embossed through the front paste down. There are darker brown titles on the spine. There are 20 full page color drawing by Fisher (including the frontispiece). The verses from the various poets are printed in black against the elaborate pink decorations by Crawford. This is a sumptuous book.

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        4 Originalphotographien.

      Wohl Berlin, [um 1907]. - Je 152:114 mm. Hoch-und Querformate. Auf Trägerkarton mit Imprint der "Berliner Illustrationsgesellschaft". Zwei der Aufnahmen zeigen Auer auf dem Weg zum Reichstag, eine zeigt den Leichenzug bei Auers Beisetzung und eine die sozialdemokratischen Politiker Viktor Adler, August Bebel, Alwin Gerisch, Adolf Müller und Paul Singer während des erwähnten Trauerzugs.

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        Sandro Botticelli et son Epoque

      Paris: Goupil and Cie; Manzi, Joyant and Cie, 1907. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. Number 107 of 300 copies. A beautiful and sumptuous work in French on the life and art of the Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli. In his preface, the author describes his careful research and authentication process on the artist';s work, saying it was necessary because Botticelli had so many disciples who imitated his style. There are 70 plates, of which nine are in color, plus a color frontispiece of a Botticelli self-portrait. For each work included, there is a plate of the full painting, followed by one or more plates with details from it. The color plates are all details of Botticelli';s exquisite portraiture. Plates 1-66 follow the text pages; plates 67-70 are bound in with the text. Elephant folio. Three quarter red leather with marbled paper covered boards and raised bands and gilt title to spine. Original paper covers bound in. Some staining to edges of some of text pages, not affecting the plates. Each plate has a tissue guard printed with the title and location of the painting. Ownership signature in red ink on half title. In very good condition. 83 pages plus plates. ART/091012.

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        GIULIO CAMPAGNOLA Kupferstiche und Zeichnungen in Berlin bei Bruno Cassirer 1907.

      Bella ril. edit. carton., dorso in tela, cm 36x28, pp 23 di t., 25 pregevoliss. tavv in eliografia e 5 in fototipia stampate su carta tipo mano con barbe. Ottimo esempl.

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        Sidelights on Chinese Life

      London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co Limited, 1907 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this fascinating insight into Chinese life at the turn oft he last century. With many illustrations, including eleven in colour. The twelfth colour plate is missing. With an annotated tissue guard to each colouredplate and many black and white photographs accompanying the text. With a bookplate to front pastedown of Squadron Leader D. A. de S. Young-James. Condition: In a pictorial cloth covered binding. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear and very slight splitting to top of rear joint. Slight sunning to spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with light scattered spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Illustrated London News (Volume 40, Complete)

      Illustrated London News Group, 1907. Leather Bound. Very Good. Elephant folio. 52 issues re-bound as one. Quarter bound in calf-skin leather. Corners bound. Gilt lettering and borders on spine. Textured cloth boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Bumping to corners. Minor scuffing to edges. Rubbing to boards. Wear to edges of spine. Floral endpapers. Library bookplate inside front board, indicating ownership by Cohasset Public Library in Massachusetts. Occasional circular library stamps at upper right corner of pages. Otherwise, clean, unmarked pages. Profusely illustrated with minimal discoloration to pages.<br><br>The Illustrated London News was the world&#39;s first illustrated weekly newspaper; the first issue appeared on Saturday 14 May 1842. It was published weekly until 1971 and then increasingly less frequently until publication ceased in 2003. Costing sixpence, the first edition sold 26,000 copies. Despite this initial success, sales of the second and subsequent editions were disappointing. However, Herbert Ingram was determined to make his newspaper a success, and sent every clergyman in the country a copy of the edition which contained illustrations of the installation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and by this means secured a great many new subscribers. The Illustrated London News was published weekly until 1971 when it became a monthly, and then bimonthly from 1989 until 1994. From 1994 until production ceased in 2003 it was published just twice a year.<br><br>A beautifully preserved collection of this noted London paper, complete, in tact, and in very good condition. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Ships daily.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        William Blake

      London: Archibald Constable and Company Ltd, 1907. First edition. 8vo. xviii, [ii], 433, [3] pp. Publisher&#39;s blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, near fine. Small private library shelf label on front pastedown . "&#39;The serpent was cast out of Paradise,&#39; and became Blake. This is all about him. Arthur Symons."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      1907. [a remarkably FINE copy] A Simple Tale. London: Methuen & Co., (1907). 40 pp ads dated Sept 1907. Original deep red cloth with gilt-decorated spine. First Edition of this tale of espionage sited in Russia. The idea for the story came from an actual 1890s revolutionary attempt to blow up the Observatory at Greenwich. Conrad initially planned this to be a short story (titled "Verloc"); however, as he "got into" it, he lengthened it into a full-blown novel. He then strove to make it a popular novel, one that would provide him with the cash he needed to get out from under pressing debts; however, after an initial flourish, sales dropped off and the book was not reprinted until 1914, after the success of CHANCE reawakened interest in Conrad. ~The initial printing consisted of 2,500 copies, including 500 for the colonies and 500 for Canada. However, the good initial reception of the book prompted the publisher to use the colonial copies for the domestic market instead, replacing the colonial half-title and title with the standard domestic one -- "there is no visible evidence of cancellation and for all practical purposes we must regard these copies as indistinguishable from the regular domestic issue" [Cagle].~This is AN UNUSUALLY FINE, BRIGHT COPY (one faint dent in the fore-edge of each board, but otherwise with neither wear nor soil); the original endpapers show no cracking, and there is none of the often-pervasive foxing. In our experience LORD JIM, YOUTH and THE SECRET AGENT are the toughest of Conrad&#39;s first published editions to find in collectible condition. Cagle A12a(1); a "Modern Library 100" selection and a "Connolly 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement" selection. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Nearest the Pole A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the SS Roosevelt, 1905 Ð 1906

      NF. With: tipped in letter signed by Peary to Henry L. Smith, Charles ScribnerÕs Sons, publisher & dated the year of publication, 1907.& & London, Hutchinson & Co. 1907. First UK Edition. Sm4to, , 410pp., Index, Color frontispiece with tissue guard, 95 sepia toned photos, Index, 2 large colour fold-out maps bound at rear. A Near Fine and well preserved copy. Ñ Arctic Bibliography # 13226.& & An account of Commander Robert Edwin Peary, USN regarding his second unsuccessful attempt to reach the North Pole in 1906. Peary did get closer to the Pole than any previous expedition had been able to achieve, and he learnt many lessons that were to prove invaluable on his next attempt in 1909 when he claims to have finally reached the North Pole. Peary made eight Arctic voyages via the Greenland coast and in 1891-1892 arrived on the east coast by crossing the ice. On this his 1906 exhibition, Peary, aboard the ROOSEVELT, was forced to turn back 175 miles from his objective. He passed Ellesmere Land to Cape Sheridan and the Arctic Basin, returning home along the coast of Greenland. Peary also gives his own account of the dangerous voyage from New York into what were then unknown and mysterious seas.

      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books]
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        Anthropologie bolivienne. Tome Premier: Ethnologie, Demographie, photographie metrique. Tome II: Anthropometrie. Tome III: Craniologie. Mission scientifique G. de Crequi Montfort et E. Senechal de la Grange

      Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, Librairie H. le Soudier, 1907-1908. first edition (the second volume was published first), three volumes, quarto, xl, [2], 411 pp., Plates 2-25 (there is no Plate 1 in the list of illustrations and not present) 159 + [iv], 435 pp., 12 plates + [vi], 151 pp. Plates 26-105, 28 illustrations in text with some full page; original paper wrappers, covers chipped, small book plate to front free endpaper of each volume, the first volume needs rebacking at the least. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good and scarce. Contains the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, etc. Revised under the direction of the Senate Committee on Rules, 59th Congress. Bound in full black morocco leather with marbled endpapers and edges, recently rebacked and retaining nearly all of the original spine. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.&#39;s copy with "Mr. Justice Holmes" stamped in gilt on the front cover. In 1902 Holmes was appointed to the United States Supreme Court by President Theodore Roosevelt, a position he held until his retirement in 1932. Holmes became famous for his liberal interpretations of the United States Constitution and was known as the "Great Dissenter" because of his disagreement with the views of his colleagues on the Court. This copy has twenty or so gilt-lettered leather index tabs pasted to the appropriate fore-edge margins with two tabs no longer present. The only writing present is, interestingly, in the sections toward the end listing members of both the Supreme Court and the Cabinet which have about a dozen or so updates in ink in block lettering in a minuscule neat hand, possibly Holmes&#39;s but we are not certain. In any case, a rare example of a working copy of a book from this great Supreme Court Justice&#39;s library.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      New York: The Century Co, 1907. First Edition, later issue. Profusely illustrated with 52 illustrations, 27 of which are colourplates or half tones by Maxfield Parrish, the rest being photographs and drawings by E. Denison, Malcolm Fraser and C. A. Vanderhof. Tall 8vo, publisher&#146;s original dark forest green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on the spine, cover design by Decorative Designers with elaborate pictorial decorations after Maxfield Parrish in an all over design, upper cover stamped in gilt and blocked in light green, blue, purple, gilt and rust, showing a villa garden. 270 pp. A handsome copy well preserved, the corners and tips in pleasing condition, the binding clean and with very little wear, very light evidence of age. A pleasing example of this very important, beautifully illustrated book. SCARCE FIRST EDITION, AND A HANDSOME COPY OF THE 1907 ISSUE OF THIS HIGHLY REGARDED AND SOUGHT AFTER WORK. One of the most well-written books on Italian garden design. The combination of Wharton&#146;s liquid descriptions and Parrish&#146;s romantic paintings, makes for an extremely delightful book. Special attention is given to the gardens found at Florentine, Sienese and Roman villas. The relationship of the buildings to the natural surroundings is explored in detail. &#147;The Italian garden does not exist for its flowers; its flowers exist for it: they are a late and infrequent adjunct to its beauties, a parenthetical grace counting only as one more touch in the general effect of enchantment. This is no doubt partly explained by the difficulty of cultivating any but spring flowers in so hot and dry a climate, and the result has been a wonderful development of the more permanent effects to be obtained from the three other factors in garden-composition - marble, water and perennial verdure - and the achievement, by their skillful blending, of a charm independent of the seasons.&#148; The format and decorative binding and illustration are the same as in the first issue.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Recits D&#39;Une Tante. Memoires De La Comtesse De Boigne Nee D&#39;Osmond, Publies D&#39;Apres Le Manuscrit Original / Par M. Charles Nicoullaud Complete in Four Volumes

      Paris : Plon-Nourrit Et Cie., 1907-1908, 1908. Dix-septieme edition. 4 v. Fronts. (ports. , v. 1-2, 4 [en heliogravure]) 24 cm. Contents: I. 1781-1814.--II. 1815-1819.--III. 1820-1830.--IV. 1831-1866. France (history) - 1789-1900 Sumptuously and uniformly bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands. Title gilt-blocked with matching volume indications. Scans and additional bibliographical detail on request

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Die Grossschmetterlinge und Raupen Mitteleuropas mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der biologischen Verhältnisse. Ein Bestimmungswerk und Handbuch für Sammler, Schulen, Museen und alle Naturfreunde.

      - Eblingen - Munich, Schreiber, sans date (1907). Un vol. de texte grand in-8 de XX-308-XVIII pp. et un atlas grand in-8 carré de VIII-87 pl. montées sur onglet; demi-chagrin bordeaux, dos à quatre nerfs orné d'un papillon doré (reliure postérieure). L'illustration se compose de 70 figures dans le texte et de 8+87 planches en couleurs sur papier glacé représentant environ 2000 papillons. Superbe exemplaire en parfait état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      [Berlin], 11. IV. 1907. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Kondolenzschreiben an die Witwe des sozialdemokratischen Politikers Ignaz Auer, der eben im Alter von 61 Jahren verstorben war: "[.] Aber alles Weh der Scheidung mildert sich in dem stolzen Gedanken, ihn besessen zu haben, mit seiner milden Weisheit, mit seinem klugen Rath, mit seinem treuen Herzen. Wie er sich treu blieb in persönlicher Anspruchslosigkeit in den Tagen der Noth und in den stolzen Tagen des Aufstiegs unserer Partei, wie er sich treu blieb, ob eine Richtung bekämpfte, nur Sozialdemokrat, ohne alle Nebentendenz, das ist tief eingeschrieben in unsere Geschichte [.]". - Im linken Rand gelocht (keine Textberührung).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Longest Journey

      London, Blackwood, 1907,, 1907. FIRST EDITION. Author&#39;s second book. 8vo., pp. 360. Publishers olive cloth with gilt titles to upper, gilt to spine. Light wear and marking only, neat paper repair to inside joint; a near fine copy of this elusive early title. Kirkpatrick [A2] Connolly 100.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Some Reminiscences of the Bagpipe

      Edinburgh: Wm J. Hay, 1907. Blue cloth gilt with gilt piper on the front panel. Top edge gilt.Colour frontis and 35 halftone plates. 432 pages. Bookplate to front endpaper. Edgewear only. Gilt is still very sharp. Nice copy.. 1st. Cloth. VG+. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Colleccao das Ordens do Exercito do Anno de 1910, Parte Nao Official; Relatorio da Campanha Dos Cuamatos no Sul de Angola em 1907

      SIGNED, inscribed on title page by author Rocadas, who was Portuguese Minister of War. This book is unofficial daily chronicle of the army campaign against the Cuamatos tribal peoples, Angola, 1907. -- Half the pages have photographs, including local combatants, weapons, cattle, huts, enclosures, etc. Annexos include weather charts, wound and disease types, provisions, medicines, names lists. There are 17 large fold-out maps/plans, some in two parts, and 5 additional fold-out charts. -- Text in PORTUGUESE. Hardcover, half leather over printed boards, printed on poor, fragile paper. Condition: good: paper as noted; extruding parts of the fold-outs are creased; edgewear to cover edges and spine. Pages are clean and binding tight.

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      London: William Heinemann, 1907. Early printing. With 50 fine tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham, bound in rear as issued. 4to, original olive green cloth, letterd in gilt on the spine and lettered and pictorially illustrated in gilt on the upper cover. xii, 61, illustrated plates. A handsome, bright, clean and well preserved copy with only light mellowing at the spine panel and a touch of the inevitable foxing at the prelims. The story is essentially told twice, first in Irving&#146;s five thousand words, and then in Rackham&#146;s 50 evocative illustrations. &#147;Interspersed with the genre scenes of village life are the imaginative subjects such as little mountain men, ghosts, and the squaw spirit &#145;who hung up the new moons in the skies and cut up the old ones into stars.&#146; &#147;It was subjects such as these which were to run away with Rackham&#146;s reputation, and influence our perception of his genius for lively human characterization.&#148;-J. Hamilton Derek Hudson also has some fine words for this work: "This lovely book decisively established Rackham as the leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian period. One does not know which to admire most--the superb artistry of his landscapes, the poetry of the scenes of Rip by the riverside, the charm of his children and fairies, or the grotesque groups of Henrick Hudson and his crew which so long anticipated the art of Walt Disney" (Hudson, p. 57). Rackham&#39;s success with RIP VAN WINKLE led to his collaboration with J. M. Barrie on PETER PAN, perhaps his greatest work.

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        TRUE MANHOOD Signed Worcester University Commencement (Fort McHenry and Civil War Interest) Theodore Roosevelt called Gibbons the most venerated, respected and useful citizen in America

      Baltimore: Doxey Book Shop Company, 1907. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Essays) GIBBONS, James Cardinal. TRUE MANHOOD. Baltimore: Doxey Book Shop Company, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Toning. Light wear to covers. Very Good. 4-1/2 x 7 inches. Signed Worcester University Commencement (Fort McHenry and Civil War Interest) Theodore Roosevelt called Gibbons the most venerated, respected and useful citizen in America. $750.00

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        The Playboy of the Western World

      Dublin: Maunsel & Co., 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original cloth. Review tipped in. Previous owner&#39;s bookplate. Slight spine lean, but a decent copy.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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