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        Sèvres Porcelain of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.

      London, Bradbury, Agnew & Company 1907 - By Guy Francis Laking, M.V.O., F.S.A., Keeper of the King's Armoury. Published by Command of his Majesty King Edward VII (Publié par Commandement de Sa Majesté le Roi Édouard VII). 63 gravures en couleurs de porcelaines de la collection royale avec serpentes légendées et table. Complet & Contrôlé. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. London, Bradbury, Agnew & Company - 1907 - xxxvii et 203 pages. The Royale Collection. Reliure anglaise demi-autruche de l'époque. Dos lisse au titre incrusté doré. Plats percaline beige orné du monogramme royal du Roi Édouard VII. Tête dorée. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4°(34x29). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        199 cartoline.

      Cartoline con figure e volti femminili (mm 140x90 ca), in prevalenza attrici e cantanti: - n°83 cartoline in bianco e nero, o colorate, senza alcuna indicazione: 76 non scritte, 5 scritte e 2 viaggiate. - n°3 cartoline raffiguranti Borelli Lyda, 2 in bianco e nero ed una a colori) - n°1 cartolina raffigurante de Nadair in bianco e nero colorata; - n°1 cartolina raffigurante E de Vère in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Declos in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante M Fealy in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Reta Walter in bianco e nero colorata - n°5 cartoline raffiguranti Marcelle Yrven in bianco e nero colorata (3 in b/n) - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Luisette Allain in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante De Villers in bianco e nero colorata - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Elisa Severi in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Edith Whitney in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Jolly Dolly in bianco e nero colorata - n°4 cartoline raffiguranti Tina di Lorenzo color seppia e b/n - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Lina Cavalieri in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Polaire in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Malton in bianco e nero colorata e solo b/n - n°1 cartolina raffigurante C. de Villers in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Fedia de Ferard in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Mariani Teresa in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Archers in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Zena Dare color seppia - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Jole Pians in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Jole Kent in bianco e nero colorata - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Phyllis Dare color seppia - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Liane de Pougy in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante M.elle Polownia in bianco e nero colorata - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Maria Barrientos in bianco e nero (una colorata) - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Frl. Sromer in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Wanda de Boncza in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Lise Fleuron in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti "La bella Tortajada" in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Otero in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante M.elle Vèlini Th. de l'Odeon in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Annita di Landa in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina in bianco e nero (Carpi) - n°1 cartolina color seppia (Palermo), scritta - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Iggius in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Sirenella in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Mme. Bertha Kalich in "Kreutzer Sonata" in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Lidia Gauthier in quattro differenti pose, bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Werra Odeo in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Maudie Sharples in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Emmy Wehlen in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante "La Sophia" in bianco e nero, viaggiata (19/11/1907) - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Hansi Hanke in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Maryla Colonnelli in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Aida di Frate, artista di canto in bianco e nero - n°3 cartoline raffiguranti Rosario Guerrero: 2 in bianco e nero, di cui una viaggiata; una in b/n colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante De Mornand in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Miss Haslam color seppia - n°1 cartolina raffigurante "M.lle Pierat dans notre jeunesse" in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante De Mornand in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Betty Darmand color seppia - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Demongey in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Faber in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Carlier in bianco e nero, una colorata - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Toledo in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Verena in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Manon Loty in bianco e nero - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Lucy Nanon in bianco e nero (una colorata) - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Thylda in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Billy Norton in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Manuy in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Louise Willy in bianco e nero - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Spendler in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Rejane in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Marthe Desgenets in bianco e nero colorata - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Bresil in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Miss Muriel Beaumont in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Mabel Love in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Gemma Caimmi in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Burty e J. Derval in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante J. Granier e Sorel in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Cassive in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Paule Morly color seppia - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Odette Valery in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Lucette d'Horvilly in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Iris Giulia in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Ykso in bianco e nero colorata - n°2 cartoline raffiguranti Hading in bianco e nero colorate, con due immagini per ogni cartolina - n°1 cartolina raffigurante A. Held in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Toutain in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Miss Marie Studholme in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Valandri in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Miss Lily Hambury in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Barnhieri in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Miss Grace Moore in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Vampa in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Vera Ledot in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Miss Robinson in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Chavita in bianco e nero colorata - n°1 cartolina raffigurante Ada Battke in bianco e nero colorata..

      [Bookseller: Libreria Govi Alberto]
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        Ozma of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous to Mention Faithfully Recorded Herein.

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1907 - Octavo. Original light tan cloth cloth, titles to spine in black, decoration to spine in black, red and yellow, titles and decoration to front board in red, yellow, black and blue, decoration to rear board in red, black and yellow, colour pictorial endpapers. Spine rolled, corners lightly rubbed, bumping to ends of spine, light soiling to boards, page 195 with chip to corner not effecting any text. A very attractive copy of this title with colours to front board still vivid. Colour frontispiece, First edition, first printing, in the first state of both binding and text. The latter has the following points: the "O" in "Ozma" on p. [11], line five, which is lacking in later copies; the illustration p. [221] printed in colour; the advertisement p. [272] listing only two titles. Baum's third land of Oz story and the first to be consciously written as part of an ongoing series reunites Dorothy with the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and Princess Ozma and introduces the characters of Tik-Tok, the Hungry Tiger, the Yellow Hen and the Nome King. Bienvenue & Schmidt pp. 29–30. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Charleston The Place and the People

      Hardcover. 528 pp. The Macmillan Company, New York (1907). First Edition. Later Printing. 1922 on Title Page. Clean, unmarked copy inside and out. Pages are remarkably bright for a nearly 100-year-old book. No DJ. Very Fine condition. More photos on request. * Due to the scarcity, price, or other of this book, it will not be shipped. A personal sales transaction will be required at BookRanger's Monroe, Georgia facility; or another location agreeable to both buyer and seller. The 30-day right of return is therefore waived.*

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        Gouraud sur les fronts du Maroc et de Champagne.

      - 18 lettres autographes signées (13) et cartes autographes signées (5) 30 In-4, in-12 et in-16. 1907-1918 Une lettre incomplète. Plusieurs en-têtes du commandant le corps d'armée des troupes coloniales et du résident général au Maroc. Quelques enveloppes. Une carte postale de Touaregs sur leurs mecharas. Avec une carte de visite autographe. bon Correspondance amicale du général Gouraud, durant sa période marocaine (il succède à Lyautey comme résident général au Maroc) et la première guerre mondiale, où il commande le corps d'armée des troupes coloniales puis la 4e armée sur le front de Champagne. Il annonce son départ pour Tlemcen, Marnia, Aïn Sefra, etc., évoque l'Afrique. «Je suis dans les hautes études jusqu'au cou [au Centre des hautes études militaires] : très intéressant et réconfortant : nous sommes forts. Mais dans les rues sombres, ou sur la morne esplanade, j'ai de la peine à chasser la nostalgie d'Afrique [.]». Il remercie son amie pour ses délicatesses et ses pensées. «Gerbet! Que de souvenirs d'enfance et de gourmandise! [.] Quand retrouvera-t-on ces bons moments ? On rêve de temps en temps aux chères réunions de famille et d'amis, comme dans les longues étapes du désert, on rêvait au champagne frappé [.]». Il annonce son départ pour le front de Champagne pour «me renseigner près des acteurs des derniers combats et faire l'essai de mes forces [.]», puis évoque les ravages de la guerre. «La mort de Gilbert m'atteint profondément, c'est le départ d'un grand et noble coeur. Pauvre femme, que je vois encore souriante, triomphante au Maroc, dites lui ma peine bien sincère». Quelques jours avant sa nomination de résident général du Maroc, il reçoit une lettre «parfumée du souvenir du Maroc. Pourvu que cette caravane et cette foire n'aient pas trop profané, entre ouvert, démoli, mon vieux Fez mystérieux. J'ai hâte d'être rassuré [.]». La guerre se poursuit, en France comme dans les colonies. «Voilà l'offensive sur Rabat déclenchée. Débordé de travail, je n'ai pas encore écrit au général. Je le ferai. Je ne doute pas d'ailleurs du succès [.]». Général, explorateur, il se distingue en Afrique Noire où son intervention permet de capturer Samory. Durant la Grande Guerre, il commande la IVe armée en Champagne. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Tosei Fuzoku Gojuban Utaawase].

      - Tokyo, Yoshikawa Hanschichi 1907 (Meiji 40). Two volumes 25x18cm publisher's wrapper with title labels; 52 full page colour woodcuts by Asai. An outstanding pair. Such a fresh and crisp copy of the original edition that I can't bring myself to flatten these out enough to photograph the interior. So the illustrations here, apart from the covers, are stolen from elsewhere to give an idea of the remarkable charm and humour of Asai's observations of the modern Japanese seen in pairs. Imagine these brighter on fresh cream paper. Asai, elder and teacher of the school of western painting, fortunately never abandoned the tradition of satirical illustration. This was published just before his death. Each of these illustrations accompanies a poem on modern customs; the book's title calls this a poetry competition.

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING OF A LITTLE GIRL FROM "SONGS OF LOVE AND PRAISE". (Artwork).

      Date unknown, circa 1907.. By the prolific illustrator Charles Robinson, elder brother of William Heath Robinson, circa 1907. Landscape format, image size 37 x 129 mm, 1 5/16 x 5 1/16 inches, very pretty picture of a little girl holding a single flower and looking towards a window with a round arch at the top, with a view of clouds and trees. Clean and bright in a large cream mount. Not signed. Songs of Love and Praise by Annie Matheson was first published with Charles Robinson's illustrations by Dent in 1907. Price includes VAT. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        THE BOATS OF THE "GLEN CARRIG"

      Chapman & Hall, London 1907 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-312, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. The author's first book, a horror novel of castaways at sea. "This novel is one of the most distinctive and imaginative Gothic fantasies of the twentieth century." and ".most noteworthy.is Hodgson's creation of his own secondary world, the mythic world of the Sargasso Sea. It is one of the most memorable and unusual otherworlds ever created." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 96-7. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 4-66. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1103. W.H. Smith's label affixed to front paste-down with offset to facing free endpaper, free endpapers tanned, first few and last few leaves foxed, moderate foxing throughout and to page edges, rubbing to outer joints and some rub marks to covers, mild wear to spine ends, mild color fade to spine. Still a solid very good copy. (21809) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The New Book of the Dog A comprehensive natural history of British dogs and their foreign relatives. With chapters on law, breeding, kennel management, and veterinary treatment. Assisted by eminent authorities on the various breeds.

      London, Paris: Cassell, . Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Bookblock slightly loosened (needs attention from a bookbinder).. London, Paris, Cassell, 1907. 22 cm x 28 cm. 624 pages. Illustrated (including colour frontispiece) with Twenty-One Coloured Plates and Numerous Photgraphic Portraits of Famous Dogs. Original, illustrated hardcover with repaired binding in Protective covering. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Bookblock slightly loosened (needs attention from a bookbinder). Includes for example the following dogs: Australasia; Bloodhound; Bouledogue Francais; The Chesapeake Bay Dog; The Dandie Dinmount; The Maltese; The Otterhound; The Pekinese; Toy and Lapdogs; The Russian Wolfhound etc.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Emouvante lettre d'Apollinaire à Max Jacob écrite en 1907.

      - 1 carte autographe signée 1 In-8 oblong [4 août 1907] Écrite au dos d’une carte postale de Chatou (le vieux quartier, le pont et la Seine). Petites auréoles anciennes. Emouvante lettre d'Apollinaire à Max Jacob écrite dans le contacte de Montmartre et du Bateau-Lavoir. Apollinaire vient de rencontrer Marie Laurencin et Max Jacob, son grand ami, ne le supporte pas. Son silence rend Apollinaire très malheureux, qui tente, par ce cette carte, de renouer les liens. « Reviens nous voir rue Léonie, nous ne t'avons rien fait, ni moi ni mon amie. Nous t'aimons beaucoup. Guillaume Apollinaire ». La rue Léonie (aujourd'hui rue Henner, au pied de la Butte Montmartre, en contrebas de la place Blanche), fut le premier domicile parisien d'Apollinaire, d'avril 1907 à octobre 1909. Max Jacob habita bd Barbès de janvier 1903 à octobre 1907, date où il s'installe dans une des chambrettes du Bateau-lavoir, avec Picasso. Poète. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Traces Ecrites]
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        The Writings

      New York: A.R. Keller and Company, 1907. Leather_bound. Very good +. New York: A.R. Keller and Company, 1907. Leather_bound. Fifteen volumes. Octavo. The Uniform Edition Writings of Oscar Wilde, introduction by Richard Le Gallienne. This edition is limited to four hundred and fifty copies which this is number 12. Titles include Poems, Ravenna, The Ballard, The Sphinx, Charmides, Essays, Dialogues, Solomè, Picture of Dorian Gray, De Profundis, The Happy Prince and Other Tales, etc. Portrait and other illustrations throught-out set with title tissue guard. Bound by Stikeman Binders in three quarter green morocco (spine faded to brown), cloth boards, gilt floral decorations to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.

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        A SKETCH OF THE GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY OF THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS AND TIBET

      Calcutta 1907 - Four parts, bound together. Recent red half morocco. Banded gilt decorated spine, marbled boards. 308pp text. Fifty plates and plans many folding. Original Olive wrappers boud into end of book. Occasional light tearing to some later plan hinges Minor page creasing and occasional ragged page edge. The fourth part has about 3 ex library circular stamps. one to title page and two to versos of plans and some signs of inner page strengthening. Scarce set in attractive binding [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Über die Möglichkeit einer neuen Prüfung des Relativitätsprinzips. 2 S. - Und: Derselbe. Bemerkungen zu den Notizen von Hrn. Paul Ehrenfest: "Die Translation deformierbarer Elektronen und der Flächensatz". 3 S. - Und: Derselbe. Über die vom Relativitätsprinzip geforderte Trägheit der Energie. 14 S. In: Annalen der Physik. Folge 4, Band 23.

      Leipzig Barth 1907 - (21,5 x 14,5 cm). VIII, 1000 S. Mit Abbildungen und 4 teils gefalteten Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Drei erste Ausgaben. - Zu I: Einstein schlägt hier zur Überprüfung seiner Theorie die Messung der Zeitdilatation an beschleunigten Atomen vor. - Zu III: Einstein kommt in seiner Arbeit über die Trägheit der Energie zu dem Ergebnis, dass ein System bewegter Massepunkte umso träger wird, je rascher sich die Massepunkte relativ zueinander bewegen. - Stempel auf Titel. Einband leicht berieben, sonst gut erhalten. - Weil 17-19 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Die Plancksche Theorie der Strahlung und die Theorie der spezifischen Wärme. 11 S. - Und: Derselbe. Berichtigung. 1 S. - Und: Derselbe. Über die Gültigkeitsgrenzen des Satzes vom thermodynamischen Gleichgewicht und über die Möglichkeit einer neuen Bestimmung der Elementarquanta. 4 S. In: Annalen der Physik. Folge 4, Band 22.

      Leipzig Barth 1907 - (22 x 14,5 cm). VIII, 1016 S. Mit Abbildungen, 1 Porträt und 4 Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Zu I und II: Erste Ausgabe dieses grundlegenden Werks, von Weil mit einem Stern versehen. - "In 1907 Einstein pointed out how one could use the quantized energy of the oscillations of atoms in solids to account for departures from the rule of Dulong and Petit. This empirical rule, that the specific heat is the same for one mole of any element in solid form, was understood as a consequence ot the theorem of equipartition of energy" (DSB). - Weil 15*; DSB 4, 316. - Zu III: Erste Ausgabe. - In seinem elektrostatischen Analogon zur Brownschen Bewegung dehnt Einstein seine virtuose Handhabung der Analyse molekularkinetischer Schwankungserscheinungen auf die Schwankung kleinster elektrischer Ladungsmengen aus. - Weil 16. - Exlibris. Wohlerhalten [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Letter Signed ("Booker Washington"), to Mr. F.G. Wood of Central N.Y. Tel. & Tel. Co, Utica, asking for a donation of $50.00 as last year

      Tuskegee Institute, Alabama 1907 - 1 page, body of letter in a secretarial hand, with Autograph Postscript of Washington initialed "B.T.W.". 4to. With an added note in Washington's hand: "Was very glad to see [you] in New York a few days ago B.T.W." Tuskegee Normal & Industrial Institute letterhead. Old folds 1 page, body of letter in a secretarial hand, with Autograph Postscript of Washington initialed "B.T.W.". 4to

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        Enseignements Médicaux de la Guerre Russo-Japonaise. Avec cartes, plans, croquis, schémas et photographies de l'Auteur.

      Paris, Maloine, 1907.. Crown octavo. Pp. 448. Plus large folding table and a folding map. With figures, sketch maps, photographs, tables, etc. Illustrated title-page. Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary cloth and marbled boards, original illustrated wrapper laid-down, old shelf ticket and manuscript lettering-piece to spine, old military institutional stamps to title and prelims. Spine panel worn, bookblock shaken, else in good condition, very clean interior. ~ First edition. Jean-Jacques Matignon (1866-1928), French physician who served with the French embassy in Peking in the 1880s. He was a keen observer who wrote extensively about oriental medicine, crime and poverty in Beijing, and on the Imperial Japanese Army. His analysis of the medical heritage of the Russo-Japanese War is through, well-informed, and extensively illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Der Moderne Holzbildhauer : Neue Praktische Entwürfe Für Holzschnitzereien Aller Art. Serie 1. 30 Tafeln Lichtdruck.

      Friedr. Wolfrum & Co., [1907], Wien & Leipzig - [4]pp. (Title Page; Table of Contents / Titel; Inhaltsverzeichnis) + 30 folio plates, loose in portfolio, as issued. Depicting 165 designs (printed in heliotype / Lichtdruck) for household furnishings ( Möbel ) in wood : shelves, frames for mirrors & clocks, decorative or door panels, clock housings, jewelry dishes, curtain and towel holders, small boxes, chests, room dividers/screens, columns / pillars, handles for walking sticks or canes, headboards for beds, and decorative plates / rondelles ( Leisten, Uhr- und Spiegelrahmen, Füllungen, Uhrgehäuse, Schmuchschalen, Halter, Kassetten, Kasten, Paravent, Säulen, Griffe, Betten, Teller ). Folio size (33 x 44 cm.). The portfolio is of 1/2 green cloth over salmon-colored boards, with cloth ties. Published by Friedr. Wolfrum & Co., Wien und Leipzig, [ 1907 ]. This "Serie 1" was all that was published, and is now very rare. Not in OCLC or COPAC. KVK locates only 2 copies: in Stavanger, Norway and in Madrid (none in Germany or elsewhere in central Europe). -- All plates in Near Fine condition. The boards are lightly worn. Spine frayed. Cloth ties intact. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: R. Mahlon Jones]
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        A Horse's Tale - with signed letter from Twain on horses!

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1907. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1907, with signed letter on mourning stationary, from 1904, appropriately on the subject of horses! Rebound in full deep red morocco gilt, with bookplate of well known bibliophile George Zabriskie and an inscription on that bookplate to his friend Georgia Hexter (often the recipient of his presents). Very good. The letter, from Florence dated June 19, 1904, reads -- without salutation -- 'In case neither General Langdon, nor Mr. Rogers, nor Mr. Melville has sent any one to the dock, this note is to explain that the bearer of it is UGO PIERMONTINI a man of good character & good habits, whom I have sent over in charge of two gray mares [crossed out: '& a pair of side saddles']. The animals [crossed out: '& the saddles'] have been in use several months, & belong to my daughters. I paid $140 for one of the horses & $250 for the other. [Crossed out: 'I do not remember what the saddles cost -- $30 or $40 apiece I think'] Very truly, Mark Twain / the saddles are coming with _me_'.

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        Winston Churchill Signed Original Lithograph Portrait.

      Original 1907 lithograph of The Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill M.P. by Reginald Haines. Signed by Winston Churchill on the bottom right hand corner. Double matted and framed. The lithograph measures 7.5 inches by 10 inches. The entire piece measures 15.5 inches by 18 inches. Winston S. Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He was also an officer in the British Army, a non-academic historian, a writer and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his overall, lifetime body of work. In 1963, he was the first of only eight people to be made an honorary citizen of the United States. Churchill was born into the family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the Spencer family. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, was a politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer; his mother, Jennie Jerome, was an American socialite. As a young army officer, he saw action in British India, the Anglo-Sudan War, and the Second Boer War. He gained fame as a war correspondent and wrote books about his campaigns. At the forefront of politics for fifty years, he held many political and cabinet positions. Before the First World War, he served as President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, and First Lord of the Admiralty as part of Asquith's Liberal government. During the war, he continued as First Lord of the Admiralty until the Gallipoli Campaign caused his departure from government. He then briefly resumed active army service on the Western Front as commander of the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He returned to government under Lloyd George as Minister of Munitions, Secretary of State for War, Secretary of State for Air, then Secretary of State for the Colonies. After two years out of Parliament, he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in Baldwin's Conservative government of 1924-1929, controversially returning the pound sterling in 1925 to the gold standard at its pre-war parity, a move widely seen as creating deflationary pressure on the UK economy. Out of office and politically "in the wilderness" during the 1930s because of his opposition to increased home rule for India and his resistance to the 1936 abdication of Edward VIII, Churchill took the lead in warning about Nazi Germany and in campaigning for rearmament. At the outbreak of the Second World War, he was again appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. Following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain on 10 May 1940, Churchill became Prime Minister. His speeches and radio broadcasts helped inspire British resistance, especially during the difficult days of 1940-41 when the British Commonwealth and Empire stood almost alone in its active opposition to Adolf Hitler. He led Britain as Prime Minister until victory over Nazi Germany had been secured. After the Conservative Party suffered an unexpected defeat in the 1945 general election, he became Leader of the Opposition to the Labour Government. He publicly warned of an "Iron Curtain" of Soviet influence in Europe and promoted European unity. After winning the 1951 election, Churchill again became Prime Minister. His second term was preoccupied by foreign affairs, including the Malayan Emergency, Mau Mau Uprising, Korean War, and a UK-backed coup d'etat in Iran. Domestically his government laid great emphasis on house-building. Churchill suffered a serious stroke in 1953 and retired as Prime Minister in 1955, although he remained a Member of Parliament until 1964. Upon his death aged ninety in 1965, Elizabeth II granted him the honour of a state funeral, which saw one of the largest assemblies of world statesmen in history.

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        Jock of the Bushveld.

      Longmans, Green and Company, London 1907 - First edition, first issue with drawings of a dung beetle pushing his load with his front legs rather than his back on pages 65, 337 and 457. Octavo, original green cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel. Boldly signed by Percy Fitzpatrick on the title page. In excellent condition with the spine gilt bright and light rubbing to the extremities. First printings signed by Fitzpatrick are rare. Jock of the Bushveld was first published in 1907 when it became an instant best seller and a classic. Since then it has never been out of print and it has been the subject for a South African film. The author, Percy Fitzpatrick later recounted these adventures as bedtime stories to his four children. Rudyard Kipling, a good friend of Fitzpatrick, also took part in these story-telling evenings and eventually persuaded him to collect these tales in book form. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Bildnis-Miniatur in Oesterreich von 1750 bis 1850.

      Wien, Artaria, 1907. - Folio, circa 37,5 x 29,5 cm. Vortitel, farbiges Frontispiz, 297 SS., 1 Bl., mit 57 Textabbildungen und 50 (mit Frontisp. 51; 13 farbigen) Tafeln Grünes Original-Leder mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, Buntpapiervorsätzen, Kopfgoldschnitt Eines von 400 numerierten Exemplaren (hier Nr. 100 in grünem Leder), hübsch ausgestattet und elegant gebunden, hinten innen mit hübschem goldgeprägtem Buchhändler-Etikett aus Wien (Lechner). "- Innen sauber und nur minimal nachgedunkelt, Einband wenig berieben, Rücken leicht geblichen, Gelenke teils wenige Zentimeter nur äusserlich leicht angerissen, aber absolut solide, insgesamt sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stories of the Italian Artists. Arranged and translated by E. L. Seeley; [together with:] Artists of the Italian Renaissance. Translated from the chroniclers and arranged by E. L. Seeley.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1906 & 1907 - 2 works, octavo (221 x 149 mm). Uniform near-contemporary brown morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spines lettered in gilt with gilt ornaments to compartments, covers panelled in gilt and blind with gilt cornerpieces, pasted colour reproductions of Renaissance artworks on inner covers, pink silk endpapers, gilt edges with blind roll-tooling, string place markers. Partially removed bookplate to both volumes. Some very occasional light foxing. An excellent set. Colour frontispieces with tissue-guards, 24 colour and 45 half tone plates. First Seeley editions, first impressions. An exquisitely bound and illustrated set. Stories of the Italian Artists is Seeley's edited translation of Vasari's biographies of the Italian artists, first published in 1550. Artists of the Italian Renaissance is Seeley's own account of the Italian Renaissance artists and their time through the amalgamation of various contemporary writings, including Vasari, Machiavelli and Corio.

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        The Removal of the Cherokee Indians From Georgia; Volumes 1 and 2

      Dodd, Mead, & Company, New York 1907 - Small 4to. 369pp., A very good and clean set. Both volumes with minor bumping to spines and wear to edges. Vol I with a tiny dent to spine middle and Vol II with tiny (pen head) loss to spine middle. Uncut fore edge and top edge. A solid set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enseignements Médicaux de la Guerre Russo-Japonaise. Avec cartes, plans, croquis, schémas et photographies de l'Auteur.

      Paris, Maloine 1907 - Crown octavo. Pp. 448. Plus large folding table and a folding map. With figures, sketch maps, photographs, tables, etc. Illustrated title-page. Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary cloth and marbled boards, original illustrated wrapper laid-down, old shelf ticket and manuscript lettering-piece to spine, old military institutional stamps to title and prelims. Spine panel worn, bookblock shaken, else in good condition, very clean interior. ~ First edition. Jean-Jacques Matignon (1866-1928), French physician who served with the French embassy in Peking in the 1880s. He was a keen observer who wrote extensively about oriental medicine, crime and poverty in Beijing, and on the Imperial Japanese Army. His analysis of the medical heritage of the Russo-Japanese War is through, well-informed, and extensively illustrated. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of New York Motorcycle Club announcements: seven postal cards from the club's secretary and two postcards from its most famous member, Glenn Curtis

      New York City and Hammondsport, 1907. Unbound. Very good. The seven multi-color illustrated 1-cent McKinley postal cards (Scott #UX18) are announcements of New York Motorcycle Club lectures, runs, rides, and hillclimbs; these were sent by the club secretary and were postmarked in New York City. Two postcards featuring Glenn Curtis (one on a motorcycle and one flying an airship); were franked with 1-cent green Franklin stamps (Scott #300) and postmarked from Curtis's hometown, Hammondsport, New York. The New York Motorcycle Club, one of if not the first motorcycle clubs in the United States, was organized sometime prior to 1903 when it merged with the Alpha Motorcycle Club of Brooklyn to form the Federation of American Motorcyclists, the first predecessor of today's American Motorcycle Association. At the time these cards were sent, Dwight Patterson was the club Vice-President. Glenn Curtis was an early member of the club and won the first American hillclimb, which the club sponsored. Both of the cards featuring were sent from Curtis's hometown of Hammondsport. One is a real photo postcard (RPPC) showing Curtis flying a dirigible; it is captioned "Curtis Descending, 6/18-07 Hammondsport, N.Y." and postmarked two weeks later. The other is of Curtis sitting upon his famous V-8 motorcycle with which he set a world speed record for any vehicle in 1907; it is also postmarked from Hammondsport in 1907 and contains a short manuscript note, likely written by Curtis, that reads, "8 cylinder club meets at Hammondsport come and bring your 8 cyl." The seven multi-color event postal cards were likely printed using a Cyclostyle copier, an early mimeograph-like machine that could print in different colors. The events promoted include: a lecture on blowouts by a Goodyear Tire representative, the Second Club Run, a Blind Run, the Decoration Day Hillclimb, five Short Ride Abouts for June, a hillclimb planning meeting, and dinner ride to Brewster. A terrific grouping of early ephemera from one of the first motorcycle clubs in the United States and its most famous member. As of 2018, nothing similar for sale in the trade; no similar institutional holdings listed at OCLC, and no auction records of similar albums identified by ABPC nor the Rare Book Hub.

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives and Detail Parts Code Word-Meddix.

      Philadelphia Selbstverlag () 1907 - (23 x 15,5 cm). 492 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Original-Leinwandband. Sehr umfangreicher und reich illustrierter englischsprachiger Katalog für die Lokomotiven der berühmten ersten amerikanischen Lokomotivenfabrik. Neben einer über 100 Seiten umfassenden historischen Einführung werden die einzelnen Lokomotiven mit einer ganzseitigen Abbildung und einer Seite mit technischen Daten vorgestellt. Die letzten 200 Seiten enthalten einen umfangreichen Ersatzteilkatalog. - Schnitt gering stockfleckig, sonst sauber und gut erhalten

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        Über Morbus Basedowii. Eine chirurgische und anatomische Studie.

      Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & Söner 1907 - Octavo. Pp. 196. Plus 8 plates printed on heavy paper, bound at end, with a total of 24 illustrations. Two of the plates are double-page colour lithographs; the other six plates are very fine collotypes. With 2 text figures. Bibliography. Hardcover, bound in contemporary brown half cloth and matching marbled boards, marbled edges, spine gilt, bit discoloured, fading shelf number at top of spine, old institutional stamp, small ticket. In about fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. Doctoral thesis, presented November 30, 1907. Extremely rare. "We have a recent, excellent treatise on Basedow's disease (.) in which with real Swedish thoroughness and sober good sense, Landström considers and contrasts the results of internal and surgical treatment." - (Emil Theodor Kocher, Concerning pathological manifestations in low-grade thyroid diseases, Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1909). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stories from the Arabian Nights; Retold by Laurence Housman

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1907 - Number 119 of 350 copies, quarto size, 133 pp., plus 50 color plates, signed by Edmund Dulac. This a lovely copy, in the original full vellum binding, with the original yellow silk ties. The "stories from the Arabian Nights is Dulac's most important book. It was an overnight sensation that unequivocally established Dulac's reputation. The illustrations have been issued over the years in countless book editions in many languages. Contemporary reviews such as that from The Outlook, praised this work, writing that 'fanciful imagination, humour, and sheer beauty. with excellencies of design and colour will make the book one of the most prized.' The New York Times heralded the pictures as 'indescribably quaint and bewitching.' As a boy in Toulouse, Dulac was greatly impressed by his uncle's fine collection of Far Eastern Art, and it was said to have served him as inspiration all his life" (quotes from Hughey).___DESCRIPTION: Original white vellum, stamped to upper board and backstrip with gilt mock Arabic lettering and smoking brazier design, interspersed with bits of royal blue; dark grey-green endpapers, fore- and tail-edges untrimmed, top-edge gilt, title page printed in black and orange with vignette of "seated Arab," 50 color plates mounted on dark grey-green art paper with captioned tissue guards, except for the frontispiece all plates are bound in together at the back of the volume, original yellow silk closing ties; large quarto size (11.75" by 9"), [i-v] vi-xvi, 1-133 [1 half-title] pp., first edition, limited edition, in the original vellum binding, signed by Edmund Dulac.___CONDITION: Near fine, the vellum is bright with minimal rubbing at edges and only slightly turned at one corner, a strong square text block with solid hinges, internally bright and clean, all plates present/complete, and free of prior owner markings; very minimal foxing to outer edges, some occasional creases and minor chips to some of the tissue guards; this copy is near fine, uncommon with the original silk ties. Some restoration work was done by a professional conservator to strengthen the joints, the work is not visible, and overall increased the shelf appeal and dependability of this fine volume.___CITATION: Hughey 16.___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please inquire for details.___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Porträt Lilly Behrens mit Tochter Petra. Platindruck.

      Auf Japanbogen handschriftlich signiert "R.u.M.Dührkoop", verso auf dem O.-Unterlagenblatt bezeichnet "Frau Professor Peter Behrens mit Tochter/September 1907", u.r. Bibliotheksstempel. Im Druck u.l. mit Trockenstempel "Dührkoop/1909", verso Stempel "Rudolf Dührkoop", Auf Japanpapier zweifach auf Karton original-montiert. 16,5 x 22,00 cm Ganzfiguriges Doppelporträt von Lilly Behrens, Ehefrau des Künslters Peter Behrens, und ihrer Tochter Petra im Garten. Petra Behrens, später Fiedler (18981993), wurde Modezeichnerin und -journalistin. - Minya Dührkoop (1873-1929) begann 14jährig als Assistentin im Atelier ihres Vaters Rudolf D. (1848-1918) zu arbeiten. Seit Rudolf Dührkoop um 1900 zwei Filialen in Berlin eröffnete, betrieb sie selbständig das Hamburger Studio.

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        Automobiles Berliet.

      Lyon () 1907 - (23,5 x 31 cm). 13 Bll. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 6 farbig lithographierten Tafeln. Geprägter illustrierter Original-Kartonband mit Kordelbindung. Dekorativer französischsprachiger Prunkkatalog des französischen Automobilherstellers für sein Pkw-Programm. - Vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig. Vordere Lasche des Umschlags mit kleinem Einriss, sonst gut erhalten

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        Autograph and Sketchbook of Dorothy Borrajo, 1907-1915

      England, 1907-1915. Minor edge wear. Tape repair is evidence on both the cover and interior pages as it was used to repair some of the binding. The binding itself is loose, but is held together by the tape mentioned above. . A lovely autograph and sketch book given to Dorothy Borrajo by her classmates as a souvenir when she left school in 1907. The interior cover has a pasted in list of all of Dorothy's classmates. Throughout the sketchbook there are numerous drawings and poems written by her friends from 1907 to 1915. Drawings are in pencil, ink, color pencil and watercolor. Some of the poems and drawings are quite humorous. One depicts a mother by the ocean with her two swimming daughters, glaring at a man, with the caption, "Momma disapproves of mixed bathing." 9" x 7 1/2". Well executed images reflecting all walks of life including racial stereotypes, daily life and more. To view images, please click on the following link:https://goo.gl/photos/qiR3BPRSTmFyqHvE9

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        THE WARTBURG. A MONUMENT TO GERMAN HISTORY AND ART.

      Berlin: Historischer Verlag Baumgartel, 1907. Limited to 350 copies of the English Edition. this no. 74. Elephant folio (20" x16" x 4" weighing 43.4 pounds). Edited by Baumgartel and translated by G. A. Greene. With 706 original text illustrations and 54 full-page plates, some double and several color printed. Bound by J. R. Herzog, Leipzig in full green crushed morocco, a.e.g. and gauffered, the spine in six panels with red title label, the panels heavily gilt with Tudor roses and simi-fan devices, the covers with a wide series of decorative frames of onlaid black and blue, and with a central panel onlaid in red with a frame of flowers and vines, the central panel also ornamented, the upper cover with title in the central panel, doblures and flyleaves of blue morocco with a wide series on borders But for light foxing to the preliminaries, the volume is fine and bright. A stunning behemoth of a book! The rear doblure has the name H. Fikentscher, Leipiz stamped in gilt at the top and the letter "DE' surmounted by the numbers "111" at the bottom. The Wartburg is a renovated castle from the Middle Ages, the site where Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German, the home of St. Elisabeth of Hungary, and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Thuringia near Weimar.

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        Engineers Club Inaugural Banquet Commemorative of the Opening of the New Club House on which occasion Mr. Andrew Carnegie will be the guest of honor Monday, the ninth of December 1907

      New York: Engineer's Club, 1907 Signed by Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, and Andrew Carnegie (who has signed twice), and others. This event commemorated the opening of the Engineers Club's fabulous new home at 32 West 40th Street on Bryant Park in New York. Opening with oysters and closing with petits fours, this gathering of American industrialists was entertained by Samuel Clemens, which has signed the volume as Mark Twain. The author's friend Andrew Carnegie paid for the club, and Twain roasted him gently, stating in part, "just look at Mr. Carnegie's face. It is all scintillating with fictitious innocence. You might think that he had never committed a crime." The elegant volume, engraved by Tuffany & Co., is illustrated with a portrait of Carnegie, a view of the building, and images of the previous two club houses. It is accompanied by Swasey's original engraved invitation and printed list of attending members and dinner seating. Laid in are newspaper accounts of the event. Very rare. We have not seen another example. Provenance: Ambrose Swasey, the Cleveland mechanical engineer, industrialist, and philanthropist. Original Scottish tartan silk, gilt stamped. Engraved by Tiffany & Co., New York. Rebacked in black cloth. 8 leaves and 23 pp list of members, menu, and seating plans. Very good condition. Half morocco case.

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        THE CYCLOPEDIA OF INDIA. Biographical - Historical - Administrative -Commercial. 3 Vols.

      The Cyclopedia Publishing Coy., Calcutta 1907-08-09. 4°, (8),1 colourplate,400,(4) pp.. 1 colourplate,(4), 390,(6) pp. (2), 1 colourplate,(6),500,(6) pp., richly illustrated in text., bound in comtemporary halfleather with gilt spine and gilt super exlibr

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        The Tangled Skein.

      London: Greening & Co., Ltd.,, 1907. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, gilt vignette to front cover, publisher's device in blind to rear cover. Spine gently rolled and browned, rubbing to extremities, bumps to lower tips, slight fraying to hinge of rear cover, small mark to front cover, foxing to edges, prelims, and endmatter, a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Ernest R. Wood, with kindest regards from the author, Emmuska Orczy, July 3rd /07". The recipient, Ernest R. Wood, was a solicitor and close friend of Orczy.

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        Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte. Illustriert von Emil Preetorius.

      München, Verlag Hans von Weber, 1907 - 59 Seiten. Mit 11 Vollbildern u. 23 Vignetten, sowie Umschlagzeichnung von E. Preetorius. Feiner schwarzer Kalbsledereinband mit geprägter Deckelillustration und Kopfgoldschnitt. *Eins von 100 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe (No. 47), gedruckt auf Japanpapier und in Leder gebunden. - Rath 66. - Preetorius wurde 1907 vom Verleger H. v. Weber als Buchkünstler entdeckt, dieser übertrug ihm als erste Aufgabe die Illustration des vorliegenden Werkes. - Rückendeckel und Kanten geringfügig berieben, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 600

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        Photo Album]: British in India 1904-1907

      India 1907 - Oblong folio measuring 10.5" x 15". Cream colored stiff boards. Contains 65 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 2.5" x 2" and 9.5" x 11" with captions. Heavily foxed with tears and chipped corners thus good only with very good photographs with some fading, tears, and abrasions.A photo album kept by a group of British expatriates in India in 1904. Beginning with a Christmas picnic in Muzaffarpur in 1904 the group is pictured wearing pith helmets and lounging on fallen tree branches and enjoying a Christmas feast spread out on a blanket. The picnic was held under the famous Lychee trees of the city. Various candids and snapshots are scattered throughout the album featuring family pets, children playing, and people posing in gardens. One section of photos from 1905 shows the Sonepore Race Meet featuring photos of the Commissioner's Camp, polo ground, and the animals themselves. Beginning in the 1800s the British Raj used Sonepur as the location of an annual race in November. This time had traditionally been used as an animal trade fair by the Hindu locals and some of those customs continued through the transition from fair to race. Landowners in the area set up large carpeted tents for lounging as well as accompanying sleeping and bathing tents for the elite visitors who came to see the anticipated event. For the British population it was a huge social event which not only involved horse races and polo matches but dinners and dancing. The ballroom that was set up for the 1905 event can be seen beyond the polo ground including well-dressed British women meeting with riders and their horses, and images of the encampment.The group went into what is now present day Pakistan on a few occasions. Some photos show a tented encampment at the Khyber Pass and the rice mills of the area. One image of a British man on a horse in captioned, "surveying Khyber," and is accompanied by a photo of a group of turbaned Indian men. Two large photos show the chaos of Bannu City on market day with enormous crowds of people. In Bannu they took photos of the fort, a British church, and the people of the city. A photo from Darjeeling in 1906 shows a wedding party posing for a large group photograph.An interesting look at the British upper class in India during the early 1900s.

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        The Spirit of the People.

      London: Alston Rivers, Ltd,, 1907. An Analysis of the English Mind. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt with gilt-stamped decoration, top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, contents lightly foxed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Mr. and Mrs. Marwood always aff[ectionate]ly from Ford M. H. October 28th MCMVII". Arthur Marwood (1868–1916), the recipient, was a close friend of Ford's: "after Madox Brown, Conrad, and James, he was to become the most important man in Ford's life and in his writing" (Saunders, p. 209). The two met in 1905, when they became neighbours — Marwood had moved to Winchelsea, seeking a milder climate for his tuberculosis. "In Marwood, Ford discovered a new species of Englishman: the 'real Englishman' par excellence — for certain purposes, the 'real' Englishman" (Meixner, p. 200). Indeed, Ford might well have been thinking of Marwood when he penned the dedication of this title, "To the most English of all". When Marwood died from tuberculosis in 1916, his death impressed Ford "more profoundly than any since those of his father and grandfather" (Saunders vol. II, p. 5). Ford wrote of him in Thus to Revisit (1921): "he had the deepest and widest intelligence of all the men I ever met". The character of Christopher Tietjens, the protagonist of Ford's war tetralogy (1924–1928), was partly a tribute to Marwood, "from whom he took Tietjens's grand Yorkshire background, mathematical skills and habit of 'tabulating from memory the errors in the Encyclopaedia Britannica'" (LRB, Vol. 34, No. 19). From the collection of Thomas Moser, Professor of English at Stanford University, though unmarked as such; he published a psychological biography of Ford Madox Ford in 1980.

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