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        ARABIAN NIGHTS

      1907. 1. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS retold by L. Housman. NY & London: Charles Scribner's Sons & Hodder and Stoughton, (1907). Thick 4to (7 3/4 x 9 3/4"), gilt decorated cloth, 133p., slight bit of rear cover soil and front endpaper rubbed at hinge (not weak) else near Fine. First American edition (identical to the British except for publisher's imprint). Illustrated with 50 tipped in color plates mounted on dark paper at the the back of the book as issued. This is a nice copy of an increasingly scarce book with some of Dulac's finest work. Hughey 16c.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("G Puccini"), to Sybil [Seligman]

      Torre del Lago Toscana 1 october 1907 Torre del Lago, Toscana, 1 october 1907. 8vo. 1 p., ink on blue imprinted stationery, with envelope addressed to "Sybil Seligman, 7 Upper Grosvenor Str, London W". Professionally double- matted with an early photographic portrait, envelope preserved on verso, slightly faded, else fine. Vincent Seligman, Puccini Among Friends . A fine letter by the composer of Madam Butterfly to his mistress Sybil Seligman, "Cara Sybil," in receipt of a telegram concerning press notices as the opera is being acclaimed all over Europe - "veramente fulmineo"

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        TOY VILLAGE PUZZLE BOX

      1907. 1. PUZZLE. TOY VILLAGE PUZZLE BOX based on the book by Georgia Roberts. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1907. Housed in the original box 10 1/2 x 8 1/4" are 5 wooden jigsaw puzzles with color illustrations by Katharine Greenland. The guide sheet for solving the puzzles is mounted inside the cover and there is a large color plate on the cover. One flap is replaced and archival strengthening of box else really near fine and complete. Characters of the story of Noah's Ark are portrayed as toys. A rare and charming Nister puzzle. See Peeps/Hunt p.108 listing only 4 puzzles.

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        I DISCORSI DI GOTAMO BUDDHO DEL MAJJHIMANIKAYO.Per la prima volta tradotti dal testo Pali. Primo mezzocentinaio.

      Bari Laterza 1907 4° Pagine XV + 528 Bella legatura coeva di lusso i piena pergamena. Titolo e fregi oro al dorso e al piatto anteriore. Tagli colorati. Ex libris a timbro alla prima carta bianca. Rarissima prima edizione italiana dei discorsi di Buddha facente parte della prima tiratura di cinquanta copie.

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        The White Book Mabinogion: Welsh Tales & Romances Reproduced from the Peniarth Manuscripts

      Pwllheli: Author, 1907 In brown cloth, corners very lightly bumped, Society's stamp at head. Spine, with title in black ink, edges lightly rubbed. Internally, ink name to fep, binders stamp at fep, 1907 {Preface dated 1909.] xxviii, [2], 312 pp. The White Book of Rhydderch (NLW Peniarth MSS. 4 and 5) is a remarkable and unprecedented compendium of medieval Welsh prose and poetry, inscribed in the mid 14th-century, which is now bound in two volumes in the National Library of Wales. Peniarth 5, which originally preceded Peniarth 4, contains religious texts, the Welsh Charlemagne cycle and other matter; Peniarth 4 contains the earliest complete text of the Mabinogion tales and, as a whole, the White Book provides the earliest texts of much of the best of Welsh medieval secular prose. John Gwenogvryn Evans. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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      9x14cm 1907 Brevkort, 9x14cm med motiv fra Norsk Bondestue frankert med engelsk frimerke datert 19-4-1907. Signert på skrått på forsiden "Fridtjof Nansen"

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        KLING KLANG GLORIA:DEUTSCHE VOLKS UND KINDERLIEDER

      1907. 1. JUGENDSTIL. KLING KLANG GLORIA. Deutsche volks und kinderleider arranged by W. Labler. Wein & Leipzig: Tempsky & Freytag 1907. Large oblong 4to, cloth backed boards, (66)p., paper chipped in areas along spine, light edge rubbing and scattered foxing else VG+.1st edition. This book of German songs with musical notation is iIllustrated by HEINRICH LEFLER with 16 beautiful color plates and by JOSEF URBAN (Lefler's brother in law) with lovely decorations. A fine example of the Jugendstil.

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        Pragtfuldt helbind af lysebrunt langnarvet maroquin med 5 ophøjede bind som deler ryggen i 6 felter, alle rigt forgylt med et stort murerlaugs symbol. Permer med kvadratisk rammeforgyldning, kantforgyldning og indvendig forgyldt bordure. På permer 4 laugssymboler indrammet af en cirkulær ramme. I forpermens midte et stort kronet og indrammet bostav "H" med vedhængt elefant (elefantordenen). Helt guldsnit.

      (København), 1907. 4to. 28,5x22,5 cm. Øverste del af permerne med meget svage pletter. Ellers velbevaret og signeret Anker Kyster. Givetvis er bindet bestilt af Murer og Stenhuggerlavet ved udgivelsen af C. Nyrops store værk, som her er indbundet.. Indhold: C. Nyrop. Kjøbenhavns Murer og Stenhuggerlav. Historiske Meddelelser. Udgivet af Kjøbenhavns Murer-og Stenhuggerlav. Kbhvn. 1907. 4to. (8),457 pp. Tekstillustrationer

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        OZMA OF OZ

      1907. 1. BAUM,L.FRANK. OZMA OF OZ. Chicago: Reilly & Britton (1907). 4to, tan pictorial cloth, 270p. + 1p. ads (front ads list Land of Oz and John Dough, ads in rear list through Lost Princess). Slightest of occasional internal soil else Very Fine. 1st ed. mixed state, front ad listing only John Dough and Land of Oz, 1 1/16" thick, p. 135-6, 153-4, 221-2 integral, but with plain endpapers and rear cover, no "O" in Ozma, p. [11], p. 221 not color, secondary binding with lower case spine imprint. Illustrated with many full page and smaller color illustrations (no color plates as issued) and with many full page b&w's. A magnificent copy. (Hanff-Greene III.1&2).

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        A Book of Caricatures

      Methuen London: Methuen, [1907]. Hard Cover. Folio. A nice collection of BeerbohmÕs fine caricatures. The forty-nine subjects include Henry James, G.K. Chesterton, John Singer Sargent, H.G. Wells, Bernard Shaw, and Winston Churchill. Each is protected by a tissue guard with a facsimile of MaxÕs handwriting describing the subject. Bound in the original red cloth backed red cloth boards, with printed paper label on front cover and gilt title and author to spine. Spine has a few splits, boards are faded and rubbed, with bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers but plates are clean. In very good condition. ART/092111. Very Good.

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        Two rare teenage signatures of the future President signed “J. Calvin Coolidge” – with numerous signatures of his father, grandfather, and stepmother in the same register

      “Record of Registered Matter Received and Delivered at _____ Post Office.” The postmaster has penned “Plymouth, Vt” and signed his or her name next to “Postmaster” on a few of the 35 filled-in pages, 15.25” x 10.5”, front and verso. There are 23 lines on each page, with a total of approximately 800 signatures of residents of Plymouth receiving registered mail. Bound with string, back cover present. There are six loose sheets, each frayed at the edge where once bound, and 67 printed pages at the end which are not filled in. The Postmaster, or a clerk, filled out the columns headed “Date of arrival,” “Registered package no.,” “Postmark of Package,” “Date of bill,” “No. of letter or parcel,” “Class,” “Postmark of Reg. Letter or Parcel,” “Name of addressee of registered letter or parcel,” and “Date of delivery.” The last column is headed “Signature of person to whom delivered.” Calvin Coolidge attended Plymouth schools until 1886, when he enrolled at Black River Academy in Ludlow, Vermont. Because this school was 11 miles from his home, Calvin boarded at various houses in Ludlow and Proctorsville. His younger sister Abigail also attended Black River. After their Winter 1889/1890 term, Calvin and Abbie went home to Plymouth for a short vacation. Abbie became ill and remained at the homestead when Calvin returned to school. On March 6, 1890, 14-year-old Abigail died of appendicitis. On May 23, 1890, at the age of 17, Calvin Coolidge was graduated from Black River Academy. He then returned home to Plymouth. Coolidge had planned to attend Amherst College in the fall but became ill and was unable to take the admission tests. His principal at Black River suggested he attend St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, as a senior. If he earned a graduation certificate, he wouldn’t have to take the Amherst admission tests. Coolidge entered St. Johnsbury on April 15, 1891, and, by June, he had earned his certificate. He returned to Plymouth for the summer and 19-year-old John Calvin Coolidge was admitted to Amherst College in September. Although named for his father, he was always known as Calvin and while in college dropped the John from his name completely. His exceedingly rare signature as “J. Calvin Coolidge” appears twice in this record book, each time signing for a registered letter or parcel addressed to his father. One, mailed in West Bridgewater, Vermont, was signed by him on May 28, 1890, five days after his graduation from Black River Academy. The other, mailed in Proctorsville, Vermont, was signed on July 31 [1891], a month after leaving St. Johnsbury, five weeks before entering Amherst. The 1891 signature is slightly smudged on the “dge” of his signature. Postmasters signing this register and the years they were in office: Coolidge’s grandfather Hiram D. Moor (1868-1888), George M. Moore (1888-1889), Leslie J. Walker (1889-1902), Warren R. Spaulding (1902-1903), and Coolidge’s stepmother Carrie A. Coolidge (1903-1917). There are 82 signatures of Calvin Coolidge’s father, John Calvin Coolidge, accepting registered letters or parcels. A notary public, Coolidge swore in his son as President in the parlor of his home in Plymouth ,Vermont, by the light of a kerosene lamp at 2:47 AM on August 3, 1923. President Harding had died the previous evening in San Francisco and Vice President Coolidge had just been notified by messenger of Harding’s death – the family homestead had neither electricity nor a telephone. On May 6, 1868, John Calvin Coolidge (1845-1926) married Victoria Josephine Moor (1846-1885), daughter of Hiram D. Moor (1812-1888). They had two children: future President [John] Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) and Abigail Grace Coolidge (1875-1890). Victoria’s father, Hiram D. Moor, served as Postmaster of Plymouth, Vermont, from 1868-1888 and there are three rare signatures of Calvin Coolidge’s grandfather in this register. Victoria Moor Coolidge died on March 14, 1885, when her son was 12 years old. Six years later, on September 9, 1891, John married Carrie Athelia Brown (1857-1920). There are nine signatures of Calvin Coolidge’s stepmother as “Carrie A. Brown” before she married his father and 14 signatures, mostly as “Carrie A. Coolidge” who was Postmaster of Plymouth, Vermont, from December 10, 1903 to April 21, 1917. Beginning in 1868, John Calvin Coolidge operated a store and post office out of his house in Plymouth. The post office was in the building where the Coolidges lived though they did not always operate it. During his wife’s tenure as Postmaster, in this register, his signature appears four times as “John C. Coolidge Asst. P.M.”

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        AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD

      1907. Paperback. 2. [OUTHWAITE] RENTOUL,IDA S.)illus. AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD by Annie Rentoul. Melbourne Sydney Adelaide Brisbane: George Robertson no date [1907]. Oblong 4to, pictorial wraps, 32p., some cover fraying, margin mend 1 leaf, overall, VG. 1st edition. Featuring pictorial dedication page, pictorial cover and 9 wonderfully detailed full page black and whites depicting various aspects of Australian lore, fairies, aborigines, koalas etc. Musical notation by Georgette Peterson accompanies Annie Rentoul's verse. See Muir: Bibliography of Australian Children's Books p.736.

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        Katalog der Inkunabeln der Kgl.

      Universitäts-Bibliothek zu Uppsala. [I-III]. Uppsala, 1907-65. XXXVIII,(2),507 + 176 + 221 s. Tre olika röda halvmarokängbd med upphöjda bind och guldornerade ryggar, de två första rikt, samt övre guldsnitt, övriga snitt endast putsade (Levins bokbinderi). Alla omslag medbundna. Ryggarna på de två första volymerna obetydligt blekta och den första volymen med en repa på ett av binden. Den sista volymen med blekt rygg. Enstaka anteckningar och markeringar. Med Hans Sallanders namnteckningar och guldpräglade pärmexlibris. Ur Richard Du Rietz referensbibliotek.. Första delen i ett av 50 ex. på tryckt på bättre papper och de två senare i vardera ett av 150 ex. tryckta på bättre papper. Första delen sammanställdes av Isak Collijn. Sallander har bidragit med de två supplementvolymerna för perioderna 1907-53 respektive 1954-64 där bl.a. nyförvärven från Wallers och Virgins samlingar samt Richard Du Rietz donationer förtecknas

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        THE THINKING MACHINE

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

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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: Burrows Bros. Co, 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.. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Interesting ALS About Travel Plans & His Automobile

      Paris, n.d. [c.1907]: Signac, 1907 Signac, Paul. [1863 - 1935], French neo-impressionist painter. Interesting ALS About Travel Plans & His Automobile. 8vo., 1 1/2 pages on the elaborate letterhead of Hôtel Café Restaurant G. Donizot. Auxerre,(Yonne, Bourgogne) n.d. [c. 1907].Trans. In part. "My dear Griffin / Tomorrow, we're headed to Savoie en Dauphiné where I will stay for some time before going to Tropez in September. It would be helpful for me to plan this tour if I knew when you may need Poirel for the casting of the Darzens cars. / I hope your car motors wonderfully and shows you the joys of tourism while waiting for the 24 HP's vanderbiltian pleasures! As for us, we are making a 'un petit 33 des famille' with pannes & pannettes, but I am now convinced that I have a good machine under my feet. / Please, with my respect, send Mrs. Viele my wife's fondest memory and trust in my wholehearted friendship. / P. Signac A very good example with small loss at the left margin not affecting text, neatly closed tears reinforced at the folds. Orig. "Mon cher Griffin / Nous sommes en essais et mise au point avec Poirel Sans l'Avallonnais (petite surfe trop miniature). Demain nous embrayons pour Savoie et Dauphiné, où je séjournerai quelque temps pour arriver en Septembre à Tropez. / Il me serait bien utile pour l'organisation de cette tournée de savoir le moment où vous pourriez avoir besoin de Poirel pour le moulage des voitures Darzens. Si vous vouliez bien m'écrire un mot à ce sujet chez M. Terifier, notaire, II me St Nizier, Macon (S. et L.) vous me rendriez service. / J'espère que votre voiture roule à merveille et vous fait gouter les pures joies du tourisme, en attendant les délices vanderbiltiennes de la 24 HP.! Nous, nous faisons un petit 33 des famille avec pannes et pannettes, mais je suis maintenant convaincu d'avoir de la bonne mécanique sous les pieds. / Veuillez présenter à Madame Viele avec mes hommages, le meilleur souvenir de ma femme et croire à toute mon amitié. / P. Signac". Paul Signac [1863 - 1935]. French neo-impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the pointillist style. In 1884 he met Claude Monet & Georges Seurat. He was struck by the systematic working methods of Seurat & by his theory of colors & became Seurat's faithful supporter. Under his influence he abandoned the short brushstrokes of impressionism to experiment with scientifically juxtaposed small dots of pure color, intended to combine & blend not on the canvas but in the viewer's eye, the defining feature of pointillism. Many of Signac's paintings are of the French coast. He loved to paint the water. He left the capital each summer, to stay in the south of France in the village of Collioure or at St. Tropez.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents.

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        Neue farbige Vorlagen fur die Textil-Industrie (Series I)

      Verlag von Christian Stoll Plauen: Verlag von Christian Stoll, 1907. First edition. Boards. Orig. brown boards, cloth spine renewed, cover printed in dark red, cloth ties. Very good./No Dust Jacket. Folio, 48 x 33 cm. No text. Twenty-four plates printed recto only, color lithographs with a host of images per plate of textile designs made in the Atelier Haebler or by Fritz Herz -- myriad design variations in vibrant colors. Small owner stamp portfolio cover, slight bump to corners, small nicks head of title page, plates very clean and fresh.

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        The New America and The Far East. Eight Volume Set. A Picturesque and Historic Description of These Lands and Peoples

      Boston: Marshall Jones Company. 1907. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition [1907]. With about 1200 illustrations in both color and in black and white. Attractive eight volume set [additional volumes published later] in three quarter chocolate brown leather over maroon textured cloth, raised spine bands, gilt lettering, top edges gilt, each volume 10.75" tall and about an inch thick. Vol. I: Hawaii; Vol. II: Philippines, Japan; Vol. III-IV: Japan; Vol. V-VI: China; Vol. VII: China, Cuba; Vol. VIII: Cuba, Porto Rico. Spines very slightly faded and a little rubbed but without chips, some additional rubbing to the covers and some transparent spotting from what may be old leather polish, good hinges, firm text blocks, minor chip to front free endpaper of volume 5, pages very clean and free from names or other markings.

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        Illustrated 1907 Diary of 12-Year-Old Monctclair, New Jersey Girl

      Montclair, NJ, 1907. A fascinating manuscript diary recounting the everyday life of a middle-class Montclair, New Jersey, 7th grader. Ink drawings illustrate many of the daily entries. There are entries for almost every day from January 1st through the end of July and sporadically thereafter. The entries are detailed and include information about school, manual training (she's builds a loom to weave), meals, sports (tennis, baseball, skating, basketball), reading habits (she likes Andrew Lang's Fairy Books), clothes, parties, stereopticon lectures (including one by Admiral Peary about his 1905/6 expedition into the Arctic), candy, weather, sledding, sleigh rides, stuck automobiles, illness (mumps and the 'imitation' measles), visits to the dentist, and much, much more. Sound binding. Legible entries. Cover has some wear, soiling, and significant dampstaining that doesn't affect the pages. . Journal. Very Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

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        Henri riviere peintre et imagier. paris, henri floury, 1907.

      In-8° (cm. 26,2), brossura editoriale illustrata (stanca, con piccoli strappetti al dorso); pp. [4], 176, [2] in ottimo stato (sporadicissime fioriture), con numerose e ricche tavole illustrative f.t. soprattutto a colori e protette da velina. Esemplare nr. 901 (di 1100). Esemplare molto buono.

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        Die Königliche Technische Hochschule zu Berlin (with booklet of the same title)

      R. Duhrkoop Berlin: R. Duhrkoop, 1907. Softcover. fair. Elephant folio. 8 pp., sixty-two plates in photogravure (images are approx. 6.5" x 9"), one mounted photo and one original mounted photo with letter, poster and text. Text lists division of all professors by school, including architecutre, physical engineering, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, chemistry, mathematics and natural sciences. All professors are photographed and reproduced in photogravure by R. Duhrkoop. Portfolio of 3/4 leather over textured cloth boards. Spotting and discoloration to boards. Heavy chipping to leather and age wearing throughout binding. Many plates are somewhat warped and water-stained in the mat, most not affecting image. Some pulling to page edges. Four items concerning the 60th birthday celebration of Professor Karl Becker are laid in, including two original photographs, a poster, and an original typed and signed letter from Professor Winkhaus concerning the event. The letter is signed with a 'Heil Hitler!' by Winkhaus. All dated December 1939. Rare, no copies in OCLC or KVK catalogues. Binding in poor, plates in good condition. WITH 39 page booklet "Die Königliche Technische Hochschule zu Berlin," published in Berlin in 1903 by Rudolf Mückenberger. Oblong 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Signature, place and date handwritten by previous owner on free front endpaper. Profusely illustrated with full-page b/w reproductions of photographs, some plans and charts. Age wear, staining and some creasing on wraps. Abrasions on free front endpaper and on inside of front wrapper. Text in German. Wraps in fair, interior in very good condition. Rare.

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        THE MAULEVERER MURDERS

      New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1907 8vo., 350pp + 18 pp ads. Original green-grey cloth pictorially decorated in black & orange. First Edition, first issue binding of this "motorised detective story" [Quayle]. An essentially fine copy, top edge stained green in a handsome black cloth open faced slipcase. Quayle's DETECTIVE FICTION shows an illustration of the motorcar-design binding on p. 85. Provenance - [The House of EL DIEFF Sept. 20th 1971].. 1st Edition.

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        Illustrated 1907 Diary of 13-Year-Old Monctclair, New Jersey, Boy Who Would Be Killed Eleven Years in World War One on the First Day of the Marines Counterattack at Belleau Wood

      Montclair, NJ, 1907. A remarkable manuscript diary recounting the everyday life of a middle-class Montclair, New Jersey, 7th grader. Terrific ink drawings illustrate many of the daily entries. There are entries for almost every day from January 1st through the end of September, then only a few. The entries are detailed and include information about school, manual training (he's building a printing press in shop), meals, sports (lots about skating and baseball), reading habits (he has a fondess for the Rover Boys), violin lessons and choir practice, church, his favorite toy (an alcohol fueled steam engine with attachments), dancing lessions, weather, sledding, trolleys, and much, much more. Following his graduation from Princeton, Rose took a position with Aetna Life Insurance Company until the outbreak of WWI. He then enlisted in the Marine Corps and was promoted to Corporal just before the Battle of Belleau Wood. On June 6, the first day of the Marine counterattack, Rose was shot in the knee as his unit, the 67th Company (Company D, 1st Battalion) of the 5th Marine Regiment was raked by machine gun fire as it advanced and suffered some of the most horrific losses of any American unit in the war (the casualties included all four officers and twenty sergeants and corporals.). Rose's leg was amputated at American Red Cross Hospital #1, and he died 18 days later. Following the war, a Princeton scholarship was established in his name. Sound binding. Very legible writing. Cover has some minor wear and soiling. . Journal. Very Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

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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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        Interesting ALS About Travel Plans & His Automobile

      Paris, n.d. [c.1907]: Signac, 1907 Signac, Paul. [1863 - 1935], French neo-impressionist painter. Interesting ALS About Travel Plans & His Automobile. 8vo., 1 1/2 pages on the elaborate letterhead of Hôtel Café Restaurant G. Donizot. Auxerre,(Yonne, Bourgogne) n.d. [c. 1907].Trans. In part. "My dear Griffin / Tomorrow, we're headed to Savoie en Dauphiné where I will stay for some time before going to Tropez in September. It would be helpful for me to plan this tour if I knew when you may need Poirel for the casting of the Darzens cars. / I hope your car motors wonderfully and shows you the joys of tourism while waiting for the 24 HP's vanderbiltian pleasures! As for us, we are making a 'un petit 33 des famille' with pannes & pannettes, but I am now convinced that I have a good machine under my feet. / Please, with my respect, send Mrs. Viele my wife's fondest memory and trust in my wholehearted friendship. / P. Signac A very good example with small loss at the left margin not affecting text, neatly closed tears reinforced at the folds. Orig. "Mon cher Griffin / Nous sommes en essais et mise au point avec Poirel Sans l'Avallonnais (petite surfe trop miniature). Demain nous embrayons pour Savoie et Dauphiné, où je séjournerai quelque temps pour arriver en Septembre à Tropez. / Il me serait bien utile pour l'organisation de cette tournée de savoir le moment où vous pourriez avoir besoin de Poirel pour le moulage des voitures Darzens. Si vous vouliez bien m'écrire un mot à ce sujet chez M. Terifier, notaire, II me St Nizier, Macon (S. et L.) vous me rendriez service. / J'espère que votre voiture roule à merveille et vous fait gouter les pures joies du tourisme, en attendant les délices vanderbiltiennes de la 24 HP.! Nous, nous faisons un petit 33 des famille avec pannes et pannettes, mais je suis maintenant convaincu d'avoir de la bonne mécanique sous les pieds. / Veuillez présenter à Madame Viele avec mes hommages, le meilleur souvenir de ma femme et croire à toute mon amitié. / P. Signac". Paul Signac [1863 - 1935]. French neo-impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the pointillist style. In 1884 he met Claude Monet & Georges Seurat. He was struck by the systematic working methods of Seurat & by his theory of colors & became Seurat's faithful supporter. Under his influence he abandoned the short brushstrokes of impressionism to experiment with scientifically juxtaposed small dots of pure color, intended to combine & blend not on the canvas but in the viewer's eye, the defining feature of pointillism. Many of Signac's paintings are of the French coast. He loved to paint the water. He left the capital each summer, to stay in the south of France in the village of Collioure or at St. Tropez.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents.

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        IS MARS HABITABLE? a critical examination of Professor Percival Lowell's Book "Mars and Its Canals," with an alternative Explanation

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1907. 110 pages plus adverts to the rear, b/w photo frontispiece of Lowell's map. Original cloth binding with bright gilt lettering, near fine with very little wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing, no marks. A near fine copy of this rare title.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (12 X 20cm).

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        The Novels and Tales of Henry James. The Works include The Wings of the Dove, What Waisy Knew, The Tragic Muse, The Portrait of a Lady, etc

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907-09., 39. The First Edition of the New York Edition. Complete in 24 volumes; 8vo. Finely bound in recent half dark blue morocco with gilt titles and gilt raised bands to spines, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Frontispiece to each volume by Alvin Langdon Coburn. 2 unfinished novels, A Sense of the Past and The Ivory Tower, were posthumously published in 1917 to match the set. They are not included here. A superb set.

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        From the Hills of Dream: Threnodies, Songs and Later Poems, by Fiona MacLeod

      London: William Heinemann, 1907. Octavo. (xvi), 203pp. First edition. A unique copy with an elaborate contemporary painted vellum binding. As befitting the works of a Scottish writer, the paintings take inspiration from Celtic calligraphy and designs. A border of gold leaves and stars against a green background frames the front cover. An intricate center lettering panel bears the title, which is decorated with delicate spirals and leaves. The spine is illuminated with the title, two floral devices, stars, and a dove. The back cover is decorated with a central device and a Celtic-style decoration in the top left corner. The paintings were done by the American-born artist Da Loria Norman, who likely decorated books for the London binder Robert Riviére, as well as others. Norman was born Belle Elkin Mitchell in Kansas in 1872 and moved to England with her family early in her life. Norman began a friendship with Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp) through correspondence after separating from her husband in 1905. She found comfort in MacLeod's poetry while in the abusive relationship and in turn felt inspired to illuminate his works. Letters reveal that he sent her at least one book, saying, "In it, though disguised, there is much of my own sorrow; and so, perchance I thought, heart would speak to heart." Her work shows the influence of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Pre-Raphaelite styles. While decorating bindings and illuminating books were a common hobby among society women at the time, Norman elevated it into a successful business and did most of her work on commission. An autodidact who learned by studying medieval manuscripts at the British Museum, Norman was also an accomplished painter and created especially fine works of needlepoint. Although she is not widely known today, her work attracted critical attention and was praised by several artists of the time, including Walter Crane. Some light soiling to vellum, and faint rubbing to the gilding and green paint. Ownership inscription on free endleaf.

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        LIBERTY SQUARE WAREHOUSE CO. 1826-1922

      Boston, 1907. ....FULL LEATHER...MANUSCRIPT... SECRETARIAL RECORDS PERTAINING TO THE DIRECTORS' AND PROPRIETORS' MEETINGS... THIS COMPANY WAS A REAL ESTATE HOLDING COMPANY WHICH OWNED A KEY SECTION OF THE C ENTER OF BOSTON.... ITS OWNERS INCLUDED MANY WELL KNOWN BOSTONIANS OF THE 19TH CENTURY. PRESIDENTS OF LIBERTY SQUARE WAREHOUSE CO. INCLUDED SUCH NOTABLE FIGURES AS HARRISON G. OTIS, ABBOTT LAWRENCE, AMO S A. LAWRENCE, AND WILLIAM MASON. IT IS A UNIQUE SUMMATION OF THE 19TH CENTURY BUSINESS HISTORY OF THIS SECTION OF BOSTON INCLUDING THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE OF 1872. MEETING NOTICES FROM THE NEWSPAPERS, PRINTED DOCUMENTS, AND OTHER TYPED RECORDS ARE INCLUDED. Leather worn and chipped...Binding tight...OVERSIZED, HEAVY VOLUME...Extra Shipping Charges will apply.... Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

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        Congressional Map of Texas and Oklahoma

      Chicago: Geographical Publishing Co, 1907. A LARGE CONGRESSIONAL MAP OF OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS Lithograph Framed size: 53 1/4" x 42 3/4" Sheet size: 37 1/2" x 28 1/2" . Book.

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        Atlas of the Chinese Empire Containing Separate Maps of the Eighteen Provinces of China Proper on the Scale of 1 : 3,000,000 and of the Four Great Dependencies on the Scale of 1 : 7,500,000 Together with an Index to All the Names on the Maps .: Stanford, Edward / China Inland Mission

      London: Morgan & Scott, Ltd, 1907. Hard Cover. Folio. 23 Maps. Published for the Centenary of Protestant Missionary effort in China in 1907. Binding has had some repair to the spine, and a bit of toning primarily to the backside of the map but occasionally on the printed side. Three maps have some very light colored pencil markings. Very Good binding.

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        STANFORD'S MAP OF CENTRAL LONDON

      Stanford's Geographical Establishment, London., 1907. Steel engraving. Printed colour. Fine condition. Framed in a quality hand made maple veneer frame. Size: 67 x 100 cm. (26½ x 39½ inches) Attractive coloured folding map on paper, laid down on linen. Title in top margin. Scale in margin at bottom left. Extending from Kentish Town on the north to Clapham Common on the South, and from Bethnal Green on the east to Acton on the west, and showing main roads, omnibus and tramway routes, parks and open spaces, with the greatest accuracy and detail. Genealogists and family historians will find this map a useful street finding aid.

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        Before Adam

      New York. The Macmillan Company 1907. Bound in pictorial decorated brown buckram 8vo. First Edition.This copy inscribed boldly in ink by Jack London to his Sister, Ida London Byrne and his Brother-In-Law Jack on the Front free endsheet In a strong,broad hand requiring the majority of the Front Free Endsheet, London writes :& "Dear Ida & Jack- With love and lots off (sic) it from your brother, Jack London. Oakland, Calif. April 17,1907 " A most ironic spelling error ( "off for "of " )by one of history's great writers !& & Accompanying this volume is a postcard loosely laid-in. The front of the postcard is a photograph of Jack and Charmian London outside their home ( Wake Robin Lodge) in Glen Ellen.& Portions of the rear of the card present old scrapbook adhesive remnants which obscure portions of the postmark and stamp as well as the address and message. Postmarked Oakland, January 1913 ( day obscured ) it is addressed to Mrs. Alice shade in San Francisco. The inked message begins "Dear Friend" with the remaining text indecipherable due to adhesive remnant. It is signed "Yours, Ida Byrne ( her married name ). Illustrated with 8 colour plates, map and additional monochrome drawings ex text by Charles Livingston Bull. Ida London ( 1870-1914) was the younger daughter of John London, Jack's step-father.From the turbulence of their early family life through Jack' meteoric rise to fame and ultimate early death, Jack and Ida enjoyed a close and loving relationship, with Jack assuming an almost paternal role in the raising of IDA's daughter,whom she had named after Jack's wife, Charmian. She and her family often lived at her Brother's ranch in Glen Ellen where her husband, Jack Byrne,was employed by London as Personal Assistant and private secretary. In the last years of her life, Ira suffered from ill-health and was often confined to an Oakland sanitarium.She eventually died on the operating table in June of 1914. IDA's husband, Jack Byrne continued in his Brother-In-Law employee until London's death in 1916. Material inscribed to Jack London's immediate family is exceedingly rare and appears for public sale very infrequently.& Very slight lean. Minimal rubbing to covers and spine. Spine titles a bit faded. Corners gently bumped. Scattered mild foxing to prelims (moderately so to inscription). One plate mis-paginated. Several page fore-edges trimmed short (not affecting text). A Very Good, well preserved, crisp copy of a deeply personal relic of the London family.

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        THE ROAD

      New York: MacMillan, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Some soiling and wear. Still a Very Good copy. Decorated cloth. Second state of the binding. Illustrated with 48 full-page plates. Prefiguring George Orwell's DOWN & OUT IN PARIS & LONDON, the author's insightful look at the poverty and hardships of the city's homeless influenced Jack Kerouac in his writing of ON THE ROAD. Both works feature, as Gerald Nicosia succinctly puts it in his critical biography of Kerouac, MEMORY BABE, a main character who "prefers running to fighting, advises living in the present moment, and rejects society's values while rigorously upholding his own private moral code" (p. 344). Only 5,360 copies of this important work were printed. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to Churchill Williams and dated Glen Ellen, Calif. 18 Feb. 1910.

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        A Christmas Carroll

      NY & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1907). Small quarto. 103pp. One of 100 copies on Japanese vellum. This is a special copy, perhaps unique, in which all of the illustrations have been hand-colored with great skill. A Christmas roundelay written by the British poet George Wither, beautifully illustrated throughout with lettering, plates, and vignettes by Frank T. Merrill. The frontispiece illustration, with a lettered tissue guard, is printed in color; the rest of the illustrations have been delicately colored by hand. The illustrated presentation is followed by a brief biography of Wither and the text of the poem printed in its more common stanzaic format. In a deluxe publisher's binding of green morocco, gilt-tooled with a design of flowers and leaves. Red moiré silk doublures, gilt dentelles, and a red morocco onlay inside the covers. Some rubbing to extremities, spine toned, and some toning to margins of the covers, else a very nice deluxe presentation. A.e.g. With the bookplate of Gustavia A. Senff.

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        American Engravers upon Copper and Steel

      New York [vols I and II] and Philadelphia [vol.III]: Grolier Club [vols. I and II], 1907-1917. 3 volumes (including the "Supplement"), octavo. (9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches). Vols. I and II: titles in brown and black, half-titles. 43 plates (2 folding), half-titles; "Supplement": half-title. 3 plates. Contemporary blue morocco gilt, covers with elaborate overall design of gilt fillets strapwork and cornerpieces with scrolling foliage and pointillé work, spines in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with elaborate overall repeat decoration, blue morocco turn-ins and pastedowns with panelled decoration in gilt, silver/grey watered-silk doublures, neat repairs to hinges of one volume. The finely-bound Skiff set of Stauffer's standard work on the subject, including Fielding's supplement. The first two volumes are from an edition of 353 sets, this set one of 350 printed on "imported mold-made paper." The first volume is sub-titled "Biographical sketches illustrated" and includes the 43 plates; vol. II is sub-titled "Check-list of the works of the earlier engravers." Mantle Fielding's work is a supplement to both of the earlier volumes and is limited to 220 copies signed by the author, this copy numbered 131.

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        [Reliures en plein maroquin] Flingot

      Paris : A. Romagnol, 1907. relié. 14x21,5cm. Edition originale, un des 130 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, tirage de tête après 20 Japon ou vélin d'Arches. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés richement décorés, date en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, triples encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats, encadrements d'une dentelle dorée sur les gardes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, couvertures conservées, toutes tranches dorées, superbe reliure signée de Rivière & Son. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur par C. Fouqueray et de 18 eaux-fortes de G. Jeanniot. Notre exemplaire, ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet des 3 états des eaux-fortes et de son eau-forte pure. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. - A. Romagnol, Paris _1907, 14x21,5cm, relié. - Reliures en plein maroquin relié

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        LES MISERABLES [5 Volume Set]

      Boston: Little, Brown & Company. 1907. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Minor wear to all volumes. Hinge has started on Volume 4, boards are almost completely detached. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        British trees, drawn and described by Rex Vivat Cole and text revised by Dorothy Kempe. Subscribers' edition with 13 proof photogravures limited to 150 copies

      London, Hutchinson, 1907. Two parts in two. 4to. 723 pp., 430 reproductions of original drawings and paintings by the author including 13 proof photogravures. Publisher's green buckram with gilt-titled calf spine mounted. All edges gilt.* The very rare subscribers' edition with the extra photogravures on heavy paper. These extra plates show landscapes by Reginald "Rex" Vicat Cole (1870-1940). Cole was also the author of "The artistic anatomy of trees". The binding, "de luxe" as compared to the full cloth ordinary edition (which is rather rare itself) is peculiar indeed. Boards a bit soiled. Some light spotting to a few pages in the beginning, otherwise a very good set. Neither in Cat. BM(NH), nor in Nissen, BBI, nor in Stafleu & Cowan.

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        Ingoldsby Legends, The

      1907. The Ingoldsby Legends Illustrated by Arthur RackhamIn a Beautiful Inlaid Binding By Chris Lewis[BAYNTUN-RIVIERE, binders]. [RACKHAM, Arthur, artist]. INGOLDSBY, Thomas (pseudonym of Richard Harris Barham). The Ingoldsby Legends. Mirth & Marvels. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London / New York: J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, 1907. Second trade edition, and the best, with illustrations not found in the much smaller first trade edition of 1898. Tall octavo (9 1/4 x 7 1/8 in; 235 x 180 mm). xix, [1], 549, [1] pp. Twenty-four full color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards, twelve full-page tinted plates, unmounted. Sixty-six black and white drawings. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere, c. 1960 in full dark red morocco and finished by Chris Lewis with a large central pictorial onlay of multi-colored morocco reproducing the plate opposite page 140, If Anyone Lied, or If Any One Swore., within a gilt frame with large cornerpieces. Gilt decorated compartments. Gilt rolled edges. GIlt rolled turn-ins with gilt cornerpieces. All edges gilt. A very fine copy. Housed in a later custom drop-back clamshell box.The Ingoldsby Legends were first printed during 1837 as a regular series of Richard Bentley's magazine, Bentley's Miscellany, and later in New Monthly Magazine. The legends were illustrated by John Leech and George Cruikshank. They proved immensely popular and were compiled into books published during 1840, 1842 and 1847 by Richard Bentley. They remained popular during the 19th century. The illustrations for this volume proved a turning point in Rackham's life. "In 1898, which was to be a watershed year for Rackham, Dent invited him to produce one hundred black and white illustrations for R.H. Barham's quaintly medievalizing poems and stories The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels. The £150 fee for this important commission bought, in addition, ownership of the originals and copyright.…[The] episodic nature and superficial, rollicking humour [of the tales] were well suited to Rackham's talents, presenting him with endless opportunities to exercise his talent for the macabre and the inventive, the fantastic and the knockabout comic" (Hamilton, Arthur Rackham. A Biography, p. 49).The great Christopher Lewis began his career at the internationally renowned Bayntun-Riviere Bindery of Bath, England, during the early 1960s as a finisher. In the 1970s, he established his own bindery and further developed his masterful inlay and gilt work.Lattimore and Haskell p. 30-31.

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        THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN

      London, Warne & Co., 1907.. FIRST EDITION 1907 IN MOST OF GLASSINE DUSTWRAPPER. 142 x 110 mm, 5 5/8 x 4¼ inches, tan boards, white lettering, rectangular colour plate onlaid, 85 pages, colour frontispiece and 26 colour plates, printed 1 side only. Slight rubbing to tail of lower hinge, slight fading to spine, otherwise covers very bright. Contents very nice, no inscriptions. Near Fine in tattered original printed GLASSINE WRAPPER (dw: split in 2 on spine, most of spine missing, piece missing across top of blank upper panel, 25 - 30 mm deep (1-1¼ inches), small chip at top of lower panel just affecting ruled border, all printed areas intact, i.e. lower panel and 2 inner flaps). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: William Heinemann, & New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1907. First trade edition. Original green gilt pictorial cloth with Gryphon and Mock-Turtle to front board. Signed by Rackham with an original pen and ink drawing of a winged Gryphon and dated 23.3.08 on the half-title page. A very good copy with some rubbing and light wear to the extremities. The deluxe limited issue of Rackham's "Alice" was not signed by Rackham because he was traveling at the time of the book's publication. Housed in a gilt-decorated custom brown half-morocco fleece-lined folding box.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Über das Relativitätprinzip und die aus demselben gezogenen Folgerungen (AND) Berichtigungen zu der Arbeit: Über das Relativitätprinzip und die aus demselben gezogenen Folgerungen. (complete)

      Leipzig, S. Hirzel, 1907-1908. In two uniform contemporary half cloth bindings with gilt title on the spines.* "On p. 443 are probably the first explicit statements both of the equivalence of inertial and gravitational mass and of the equation for mass in terms of energy now regarded as the theoretical basis for the release of atomic energy." (Weil). Published in the famous Jahrbuch der Radioaktivität und Elektronik. The main work in volume IV (1907). An addition/correction by Einstein, on the basis of criticism by Max Planck, can be found on pp. 98-99 of volume V, and a diligent librarian has added these corrections to the original formula in ink. Small cancelled stamps of a scientific library on title pages, otherwise very good. Weil, 21.

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        Ozma of Oz Tells More About Dorothy and the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman. Also About the New Characters...the Hungry Tiger, the Home King, Tiktok and the Yellow Men (The Wizard of Oz Series)

      A wonderful early printing of Ozma. The Reilly & Lee Co. Copyright 1907. This printing circa 1922. Illustrations and color illustrated chapter heading integral to the text. Illustration on page 221 in black and white. Ozma Frontis with 2 colophons - crowns in red. Red cloth with "Pictured by Jno. R. Neill. Moderate wear to spine and board edges. Original pencil pon. Very nice interior with sound text block. Pages fresh less 2 spots to a single page. No foxing or markings. Loose front hinge which does not affect soundness. Scarce. 270 pp. O in Dorothy illustration on verso of Author's Note. No book list less to title page as pictured. Plain endpapers. A gem from The Golden Age

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        WOMAN: in all ages and in all countries. Volume Four: ORIENTAL WOMEN

      Philadelphia, printed for subscribers only, George Barrie & Sons, copyright 1907.. FIRST EDITION (1907), Volume 4 only of 10 volume set, DE LUXE EDITION LIMITED TO 7 SPECIALLY BOUND COPIES WITH A FULL PAGE ORIGINAL WATER COLOUR, THIS BEING No. 6. Issued with a portfolio containing 10 original water-colour paintings, this is not present. 8vo, 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, very attractive full page original water-colour by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris on half-title, frontispiece in 4 states, the last coloured, after a painting by A. Cabanel, coloured vignette on title page, lettering of title page in red and black, divisional titles printed red, 5 further plates in 4 states all with tissue guards, the first on the coloured plate captioned with a description, plus 2 single coloured plates. Very elegant binding by the publisher in full blue morocco, double ruled gilt border to covers with intricate corners, raised bands to spine with gilt decoration in compartments including a central gilt and red peacock in 4 of them, gilt titling in 2 of them, all edges gilt, morocco front pastedown with elaborate red, blue and gilt border of peacock feathers and a central oval gilt frame containing a coloured illustration of a woman performing a sword dance, the front endpaper lined with grey silk, the rear pastdown has the same border enclosing a vignette similar to that on the title page of a naked woman standing on a globe but here done in coloured leather inlays, endpaper silk lined. Minute internal crack to top and bottom of upper hinge and to top of lower hinge, not visible externally, spine very slightly darkened, no inscriptions, contents very clean. A near Fine example of 1 of the 7 de luxe copies with an original water-colour. Housed in the original very slightly rubbed slipcase, cloth bound and morocco edged, no lettering. Dr Edward B. Pollard (1864-1927) was a professor at George Washington University at the time of writing this work which is a study of the life and position of women in middle eastern countries, India, Japan and China. Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863 – 1930) was an American painter of historical American scenes plus some oriental scenes even though he had never travelled to the East. He was born in Philadelphia, son of another Philadelphian painter, Stephen James Ferris who was a devotee of the French painter Jean Leon Gerome, after whom he was named. He is best known for his series of 78 scenes from American history, entitled The Pageant of a Nation, the largest series of American historical paintings by a single artist. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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