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      Shanghai : The Association, 1907-1909 - 1st Edition. New Boards. Includes issues VOL. IV NO. 1 through VOL. V. NO. 26 (1907-1909) ; 31 cm. In English. The Official Organ of the Shanghai Zionist Federation was established in 1904 by a "Baghdadi" Jew, Nissim E. B. Ezra. Israel's Messenger was the largest and oldest Shanghai Jewish community newspaper and the world's first Zionist serial. Its goal was to inform its readers of world news as well as the activities of Jewish communities in China, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore and elsewhere. Also covered are Jewish religious subjects, the details of Shanghai Jewish welfare organizations, local business activities, relations with the Jewish communities in Baghdad, India and Eretz Israel. An essential source of knowledge about the Shanghai Jewish community, it opens a unique window into a fascinating period of Jewish life in China. SUBJECTS: Jews -- China -- Periodicals. Zionism. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Ex-library with usual markings. Wavy pages from old damp damage throughout. Some pages torn. Text is still very readable. Good- condition. (SEF-55-8) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fine portrait photograph, signed and dated (Leopoldine Victoria, 1884-1966, Princess, daughter of Alfred Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg, wife (1909) of Alfonso, 5th Duke of Galliera, grandson of Isabella II and cousin of both Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena)

      1907 - showing her full length in a magnificent dress with the train spread out in front of her, holding a bouquet of flowers, 11½" x 8¼", no place, In 1902, Princess Beatrice had a romance with Russian Grand Duke Michael, the younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II, and at that time the heir presumptive to the Imperial Throne. However she was prevented from marrying the Grand Duke as the Russian Orthodox Church forbade the marriage of first cousins. In November 1903, Michael wrote to Beatrice telling her that he could not marry her. Beatrice was then rumoured to be going to marry Alfonso XIII of Spain, but this proved to be a false rumour also as he married her cousin Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg in 1906. It was at their wedding that Beatrice met a cousin of King Alfonso, Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Infante of Spain, 5th Duke of Galliera. The Spanish government objected to an infante's proposed match with a British Princess who, unlike Queen Victoria Eugenie, had not agreed to convert to Roman Catholicism: the King was obliged to make clear that, should the wedding take place, the couple would have to live in exile. Nonetheless, Beatrice and Alfonso married in a Roman Catholic and Lutheran ceremony at Coburg on 15 July 1909. The couple settled in Coburg, until, in 1912, Alfonso and Beatrice were allowed to return to Spain, and his rank of Infante was restored. In August 1913 Beatrice was received into the Roman Catholic Church.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1907 - 1907 Original Hardback Wisden.

      1907. Hi, Here we have for sale a rare Wisden Hardback, 1907s seem quite tricky to obtain : 1907 Original Hardback in good to very good condition. I hope the photographs will show this book off as best as they can, it is a nice Wisden. The boards are a little dark in places but the gilt is bright to front and spine. Internally it is very nice, complete and clean, odd spot and magnificent photoplate. The hinges are original and strong. Odd mark to the boards. £8 Postage, sent under private insurance to the UK. If you are a non UK buyer please contact us first before purchasing.

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        SCAPEGOATS OF THE EMPIRE the Story of the Bushveldt Carbineers

      Melbourne: D. W. Paterson Co. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1907. Second Edition. Hard Cover. 240pp; + 2 pages of press reviews, with 6 of the 8 black and white photographic illustrations (lacks "Frontispiece" and "The Graves of Morant & Handcock"). Found in terrible condition, this has been restored retaining all the original cloth covering that was salvageable, the spine being the worse affected, it is now a presentable volume. "Scapegoats of the Empire" by George R. Witton was first published in June 1907 and although it was reprinted at least twice that year, it is today an extremely rare book with very few copies in existence outside major libraries. This is because there is still some mystery surrounding the circumstances of the books publication. Stories persist that the Australian government of the day were so nervous that the books contents reflected badly on Lord Kitchener (who was then one of the foremost heroes of the Empire) that they caused all copies of the book to be seized from D. W. Paterson, the original publishers and printers, prior to its publication. Another rumour abounded to the effect that the government bought up copies as they were published in order to prevent the truth from getting out and, more prosaically, it has also been suggested that there was a fire in the publishers warehouse in Melbourne which destroyed all copies. Digital images available on request. ; 190 x 125mm; 240 pages .

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      UPTON, FLORENCE. (UPTON,FLORENCE)illus. GOLLIWOGG'S CHRISTMAS by Bertha Upton. London: Longmans Green 1907. Large oblong 4to (11 1/4 x 8 5/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some corner and edge wear, several small archival margin mends, 2 mends touching the picture, nice tight VG copy. 1st edition. Featuring with 31 fabulous full page chromolithographs with a Black Golliwogg Santa by Bertha to accompany the text by her mother Florence. Probably the rarest title in the series.

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        Fine Imperial Cabinet Photograph by J. C. Schaarwächter, signed 'Victoria I R' and dated by the Empress (Empress, 1858-1921, first Wife of Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1859-1941)

      1907 - under a fine image of her children, Crown Prince Wilhelm (1882–1951), Prince Eitel Friedrich (1883–1942), Prince Adalbert (1884–1948), Prince August Wilhelm (1887–1949), Prince Oskar (1888–1958), Prince Joachim (1890–1920) & Princess Victoria Louise (1892–1980), Wilhelm is seated in the centre with his sister in a white dress on his lap and his brothers stand around them, 8½" x 5¼", no place, (Berlin), Xmas Given to Ethel Howard, governess, 1895-1898, to the Kaiser's sons. Miss Howard was greatly loved by the Empress, her ladies and the boys, but despite her enjoyment of the work the constant strain of royal protocol, extra duty and no holidays took its toll and she left after two and a half years in their service. The Empress, her ladies and the boys kept in touch for several years. See Miss Howard's 'Potsdam Princes' (London and New York, 1916).

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        Stoffmusterentwurf. Originalaquarell, monogrammiert "JH".

      O. O., [um 1907]. - 210 x 207 mm (Blattgröße). Mit angehängten Original-Fäden und Etikett (9074a). Josef Hoffmann schuf eine Fülle von Möbel- und Modestoffentwürfen für die Wiener Werkstätte, die Fa. Backhausen, die Schwestern Flöge u. a. (vgl. Schweiger, WW, S. 220ff.). Johannes Spalt (Hg.), Josef Hoffmann. Porträts-Signets-Stempel, S. 103.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      First limited edition, no. 256 of 1,130 copies, 4to, (x), 162 pp. Frontispiece and 12 coloured plates tipped in captioned tissues, pictorial endpapers, light browning to free endpapers. Original gilt titled white cloth, spine slightly browned, some light marks, very good.

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        The Fishes of Alaska. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. Volume XXVI, 1906...

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

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        Ex Libris Rene-M. Rilke. - [Signiertes Exlibris von Emil Orlik für Rainer Maria Rilke].

      Mit eigenhändiger Signatur Orliks unter der Darstellung. Die Signatur ist datiert [18]97. - Das Exlibris zeigt eine weiße Frauengestalt, die sich in einem Teich spiegelt darüber Leier und Gänsekiel in in einem Kranz. - "Ihren Wunsch, das Exlibris betreffend, hätte ich gern erfüllt ich versuchte es, mir noch ein Exemplar meines Orlikschen Exlibris zu schaffen, das ganz vergriffen und, da die Platte zerstört wurde, nicht wieder auflegbar ist. Bis jetzt konnte ich keines auftreiben" (Brief Rilkes an Hedda Sauer vom 22. Januar 1907. - Rilke Briefe aus den Jahren 1906-1907, 1930, Seiten 170 und 419 (Anm. 78) Marbacher Kataloge 26 (Rilke) Seite 44 (Katalognummer 88). Scheffer 102 (Seiten 29 108). - Provenienz: Galerie Glöckner, Köln. Dort am 22. Mai 1980 erworben). - Etwas unpräzise beschnitten, Rückseitig mit Montagespuren und Besitzvermerk. Sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

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      London: J. M. Dent and Co. Ltd. The Series Of English Idylls. 1907 - 1909. First edition with these illustrations. First edition with these illustrations. Six volumes. Bound by Riviere and Sons in half crimson calf with gilt titles and five raised bands to the spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Each volume with a full colour frontispiece, illustrated title page and 22 full page colour plates by C. E. Brock. An attractive set, the bindings lightly rubbed and scuffed at the extremities with a little fading of the spines. The contents are entirely complete, three volumes have a small ink signature to the endpaper otherwise all are clean, bright and without spotting throughout. A beautifully illustrated uniform set of Jane AustenÂ’s complete works, issued individually between 1907 and 1909. [Gilson E114; E116; E120; E124; E127; E129]. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The Writings of Benjamin Franklin

      New York: Macmillan, 1907. First edition. Fine. 10 volumes bound by J. W. Meyer in contemporary dark green morocco over cloth boards. Spines titled in gilt with geometic details in the spine compartments, raised bands, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. In all a lovely Fine set with only the most trivial wear to the bindings. Unread and largely unopened throughout (with pages still sealed). Uniform spines, but gilt on book 2 brighter than the others. Each volume with a different frontis portrait of the author. One of America's foremost founding fathers, a famed scientist, philosopher, and inventor. Over the course of his long and varied career, Franklin would serve as minister to France and Sweden, and as the first Postmaster General of the United States. By his late twenties, Franklin had already achieved significant renown as an author, with the publication of Poor Richard's Almanac and by his 50s he had made important contributions to the study of electricity and demographics. (Science would fascinate Franklin his entire life - and he would make significant discoveries and inventions until his death.) Franklin also played numerous instruments and, interestingly enough, is thought to have been the first recorded chess player in the thirteen colonies. During the revolution, Franklin served on missions to England in addition to being one of Pennsylvania's delegates to the Continental Congress. He would go on to become ambassador to France and later was again appointed a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. Franklin is also the only founding father to have his name affixed to the Declaration of Independence, the treaty of Alliance with France, The Treaty of Paris, and the US Constitution. Fine.

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        Enormous photo of a portrait by Mc Queen and Son., signed 'Victoria Mary' and dated (of Teck, 1867-1953, Queen of George V)

      1907 - on the mount, showing her head and shoulders wearing a black dress and a string of pearls, 15½" x 11½", in a frame 30" x 23½", no place, no date,

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Fine pair of process-reproduced Bookplates designed byBaron Armin Eugene von FOLKERSAM (Tsesarevich, 1904-1918, Son of Nicholas II of Russia, murdered after the revolution) & his father NICHOLAS II (1868-1918, Last Emperor of Russia from 1894, assassinated after the revolution)

      1907 - (1861-1917, Bookplate artist of Berlin & St Petersburg), the tsarevich is in gold, blue and black and shows an angel with gold wings holding the Russian Eagle bearing Nicholas II's monogram, artistic lettering in Russian "From the Library of H.I.H. the Heir Tsesarevich and Grand Duke Alexei Nikolaevich", and his father's shows a Russian Eagle holding Nicholas' monogram, and incorporates the collar of the Order of St Andrew and the State Arms, placed against the cross the St Andrew, below in artistic letters in Russian "Private Library: His Majesty's Winter Palace", no date, circa The Retovskii collection had about 70 ex-libris of his design. Apart from these bookplates he made ex-libris for the Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, her four daughters, other members of the Imperial Family and Ferdinand of Bulgaria. The bookplate for the Tsarevich was made in 1907 when HIH was only three years old.

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        Money and Investments : a reference book for the use of those desiring information in the handling of money or the investment thereof

      Boston Dana Estes 1907 First Printing (no additional printings noted). Tall, thick 8vo: [2],xxxvi,436pp. Burgundy cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in gilt. A Fine example, virtually pristine. Fine ¶Not a treatise on investing, as the subtitle might suggest, but a dictionary devoted to definitions in untechnical language of the "most commonly used expressions and the most needed rules to aid the beginner in the handling of money and investments." A classic of its type. Rollins also wrote on convertible securities, stocks and their market places, and municipal and corporate bonds. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Stories from the Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1907. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, decorative title block to front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt. With 50 tipped-in colour plates and captioned tissues. Neat inscription to half-title, some mild foxing mainly to tissues, an excellent copy in a fine binding. Signed limited edition, number 149 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB).

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        Arabia Petraea. 3 B

      Wien, In Kommission bei Alfred H

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        The Birds of Tierra Del Fuego

      London: Bernard Quaritch, 1907 [xxxviii] 158 pages, plus 45 tissue guarded plates including colored map, 23 photogravures of scenery, and 21 hand-colored bird plates after Keulemans. A wood-block illustration is seen on the dedication page. Limited edition of only 300 copies, of which this is Number 11. Half bound in green Moroccan leather over spine and corners. Raised spine bands with gilt lettering. Green cloth over top and bottom boards. Top edge of text block is gilded. Green cloth on covers shows some rubbing and light scuffs. Contents are generally very clean, though some plates are very slightly darkened along edges. Otherwise a lovely and intact copy. . First Edition. Half Leather - Hardbound. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John G. Keulemans. 4to.

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        Exceptional Silk Programme of the Gala at the Royal Opera House, (1841-1910, King of Great Britain), FREDERIK VIII (1843-1912, King of Denmark) and his wife LOUIS (1851-1926, daughter of Carl XV of Sweden)]

      1907 - the border, printed in full colours, showing the arms of Great Britain and Denmark, the Badges of the Garter (St George & the Dragon) and the Order of the Elephant, and monograms of Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, King Frederik VIII (her brother) and Queen Louise, the music, under the direction of Percy Pitt, consisting of an Act each from Madame Butterfly, La Boh

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        The Writings.

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1907. Collected and edited with a life and introduction by Albert Henry Smyth. 10 volumes, octavo(187 x 124 mm). Finely bound by Blackwell in contemporary brown half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece to each volume. Bookplate to front pastedowns, the occasional minor blemish otherwise in excellent condition. A handsomely bound set, rare in a contemporary binding. Includes a comprehensive introduction to his works by Albert Henry Smyth covering Franklin's manuscripts, printed editions, works, philosophical, political and economical works, satires and bagatelles, and his correspondence.

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        THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, VOL. 1 - 15

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company. 1907. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Complete in 15 volumes. Toning to pages. Fading and scuffing to panels. Wear to spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        La 628-E8

      Second edition current paper printed immediately after the first edition in which are the three chapters on Balzac which caused scandal. Bound in half morocco chocolate, smooth spine, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, small scratches without gravity bottom of the second flat, wrappers preserved and bound in contemporary binding unsigned but attributed to Lancelin. Autograph signed by the author Paul Ollendorff. Beautiful copy pleasantly established. Provenance: from the library of Paul Ollendorff. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Charpentier Paris 1907 12x19cm relié

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        Die Philosophie im Boudoir oder Spezial-Unterweisungen in der Liebes-Philosophie und der Höchsten und raffinirteren geschlechtlichen Wollust. Ins Deutsche übertragen von A. Schwarz. Komplett in 2 Bänden (2 in 2).

      - Dt. Erstausgabe. 19 x 12,5 cm. Rote HLwd. m. marmor. Deckeln u. goldgepr. Rückentiteln. 216 S.; 248 S. Dünndruck. Titelblätter gedruckt in Rot/Schwarz. +++ Hayn-Gotendorf VII, 28. Eines von 500 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage) nur für Subskribenten. Privatdruck, o.V., o.J. Das Feld für die Nummerierung ist nicht ausgefüllt. +++ Diese Auzgabe ist in keiner gängigen Bibliographie (Hayn-Got., Stern-Szana etc.) verzeichnet u. auch die Bibliographie zu Sade von H.-U. Seifert kennt das Werk nur als Ausgabe in der Reihe 'Curiosa'. Einzig die von Adolf Weigel herausgegebene 'Kryptadia, Bibliothek H. Brandt und W. v. Bleichröder', verzeichnet es (unter Nr. 306 : "sehr seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe".) Das leere Nummernfeld ist ein Indiz dafür, dass das Exemplar im Zuge der EA in 1907 gedruckt wurde; möglicherweise war die Zahl der 500 Subskribenten bei Drucklegung bereits überschritten worden. +++ Ss. wenig gedunkelt, die letzte Lage des 2. Bandes etwas mehr. Ebd. minimal bestoßen. +++ Weitere Infos gerne über die Schaltfläche "Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen". For further infoermations please pess the Ask-bookseller-a-question-button. +++ Rarität für Sammler. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Sidelights on Chinese Life by Rev. J. MacGowan. Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. in 1907. Hardback book with black cloth covered boards with gilt titles and decorations. Book in Very Good condition with minor wear on the corners of the boards and some minor foxing on the page edges. Wonderful colour illustrations by Montague Smyth. All illustrations (12 colour and 34 black and white), are in place. A beautiful and comparatively rare book.

      [Bookseller: Philip Allen]
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        The Secret Agent

      Methuen, 1907 A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1907. A very good bright copy with one neat pencil name to the front endpaper. Some wear to the corners. Some fading to the spine and some wear to the edges. Some small patches of rubbing to the rear board. Some spotting to the prelims. A rare book.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Land of Enchantment.

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1907 - Quarto. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, pictorial decoration to front cover gilt. With the dust jacket. Some rubbing to extremities, mild bumping to head and tail of spine, some spotting to front cover, spine a little tanned, occasional spotting to endpaper. Jacket rubbed and stained, with a 3 cm tear at the front and a fold to the middle. Bookplate pasted to front pastedown. An excellent copy in the fragile jacket. Tinted frontispiece and 12 half-tone illustrations, line drawings with yellow backgrounds in the text, by Rackham. First edition, first impression. The stories with the illustrations first appeared in the magazine Little Folks between 1896 and 1902. Latimore & Haskell pp. 29-30; Riall p. 84. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Road

      xii+224 pages with 48 plates including frontispiece. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with pictorial cover in black and gilt design with gilt lettering to spine and cover. 5,360 copies published. This is part of London's autobiography (BAL 11906) (Sissions & Martens 37). First edition.The Road is an autobiographical memoir by Jack London, first published in 1907. It is London's account of his experiences as a hobo in the 1890s, during the worst economic depression the United States had experienced up to that time.[1] He describes his experiences hopping freight trains, "holding down" a train when the crew is trying to throw him off, begging for food and money, and making up extraordinary stories to fool the police. He also tells of the thirty days that he spent in the Erie County Penitentiary, which he described as a place of "unprintable horrors," after being "pinched" (arrested) for vagrancy. In addition, he recounts his time with Kelly's Army, which he joined up with in Wyoming and remained with until its dissolution at the Mississippi RiverCondition:Inner hinges cracked, spine ends and corners rubbed, corners bumped, stain on back board. Over all good to very good lacking dust wrapper.

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        Stories from the Arabian Nights.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1907. Retold by Laurence Housman. Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spine and front board in gilt with blue highlights, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, yellow silk ties. Colour frontispiece and 49 other plates tipped-in on dark green paper, all with captioned tissue guards. Light soiling to slightly bowed boards, light rubbing to edges of boards, internally fresh; an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 7 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB).

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        Superb Imperial Cabinet photo by Lafayette, signed 'Victoria Mary' and dated, (of Teck, 1867-1953, Queen of George V)

      1907 - showing her three quarters length wearing a long coat dress with fur stole and muff, 16" c 10", no place, the signature is very bold and clear but is on the dark background and so does not stand out as well as it could

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        Stories from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 - Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spine and front board in gilt with blue highlights, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, yellow silk ties. Light soiling to slightly bowed boards, light rubbing to edges of boards, internally fresh; an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and 49 other plates tipped-in on dark green paper, all with captioned tissue guards. Signed limited edition, number 7 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Choix des livres anciens rares et curieux en vente à la Librairie Ancienne Leo S. OlschkiFlorence, Lung'Arno Acciaoli, 4

      Firenze, Olschki, 1907-1966. Quattordici volumi in-8vo, legature coeve in tutta tela editoriale, con l'eccezione del vol. X con legatura, simile ma non originale, pp. complessivmente 5688, illustrati in nero nel testo e in tavole fuori testo. Di questo celebre e importante catalogo di vendita (con 21.773 schede), divenuto repertorio bibliografico mitico. La collezione completa è costituita da Vol. I e II - Incunabula, Liturgie - III - Livres à figures des XV et XVI siècles. IV e V - Livres à figures des XV et XVI sicles: Italie. VI - Macaronica, Machines, Malte, Mariage, Mariana (vie et culte da la S.V. Marie).VII - Medecine ancienne, Militaria, Mort (Funrailles, Danse Macabre). VIII - Musique, Theatre, Danse, Nolatins. IX - Nouvelles italiennes, Numismatique, Occulta, Orient. X - Arts decoratifs, Portraits, Religions et culte (Histoire et Philosophie). XI - Roma. XII (1940) - Romans de Chevalerie, Scandinavica et slavica, Sciences Naturelles. XIII (1966) - Statuts, Constitutions, Lois dItalie - Supplement (villes, bourgs et lieux d'italie) - Theatre italien du XVI au XIX siècle.+ Il prezioso vol. di "Indice dei XII volumi pubblicati dalla Libreria Olschki", edito a Bologna da Garisenda negli anni '80, di, pp. 147, rilegatura in tela edit. grigia. La turatura originale ell'opera.

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        Nos frères farouches - Ragotte

      First edition, one of numbered copies on Hollande, the only large paper copies.Beautiful autograph inscription by Jules Renard on half-title page.Spine and covers faded in the margins as usual,two small tears on foot of the joints, otherwise a very good copy with edges preserved. Fayard Paris 1907 13x18cm broché

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        Black Doggies

      Blackie and Son Limited, London, 1907 First edition, 1907. French fold pages featuring black silhouettes of dogs. In very good condition with light wear, first fold pages before title page seems to have been repaired along fold. Very rare.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Illustrated by Arthur Rackham With a Proem by Austin Dobson

      London: William Heinemann, [1907]. First limited edition, no. 256 of 1,130 copies, 4to, (x), 162 pp. Frontispiece and 12 coloured plates tipped in captioned tissues, pictorial endpapers, light browning to free endpapers. Original gilt titled white cloth, spine slightly browned, some light marks, very good.

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        The Longest Journey.

      London, Blackwood, 1907, FIRST EDITION. Author's second book. 8vo., pp. 360. Publishers olive cloth with gilt titles to upper, gilt to spine. Light wear and marking only, neat paper repair to inside joint; a near fine copy of this elusive early title.E.M.Forster was awarded the 1924 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. & C. Black Ltd., and one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain. Kirkpatrick [A2] Connolly 100.

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        Geographische Charakterbilder aus der asiatischen Türkei und dem südlichen mesopotamisch-iranischen Randgebirge (Puscht-i-kuh). Eine Darstellung der Oberflächengestalt, Bevölkerung, Siedlung und Wirtschaft.

      Querformat, ca. 19,5 x 23,5 cm. 1 Blatt, XV Seiten, 176 Originalaufnahmen auf 100 Lichtdrucktafeln (diese mit Goldschnitt) und 3 Karten. Orig.-Leinenmappe mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. Gabriel, A.: Die Erforschung Persiens, Wien, S. 259/260: "Nach Puscht-e Kuh, entlang dessen Nordostgrenze sich Herzfeld gehalten hatte und das damals ein noch fast unabhängiges mittelalterliches Lehnsfürstentum war, machte 1907 H. Grothe eine Reise. Er zog aus der mesopotamischen Ebene in das westliche Puscht-e-Kuh-Gebiet und drang über den Paß Mulla Gawan, den schon de Morgan benutzt hatte, in das Becken von Schirvan vor." Die Textbände erschienen erst 1911/12. Beigefügt: Original-Ankaufsrechnung von Karl W. Hiersemann, Buchhändler und Antiquar vom 10.7.1909.

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      F. Warne & Co 1907 - First edition. 12mo. Red-brown paper covered boards with white lettering and pictorial onlay. A fine copy, which is bright and crisp with just the slightest foxing to the page edges. Pictorial endpapers and 27 colour plates, each with a page of text opposite. Printed on coated stock. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (First Arthur Rackham Trade Edition in Fine, Original & Unrestored 1907 Dust Jacket)

      London: William Heinemann, 1907. "Lewis Carroll" (Dodgson, C[harles] L[utwidge]. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London: William Heinemann, [1907]. FIRST TRADE EDITION of the Arthur Rackham Illustrated issue. A FINE, bright, unworn copy in original publisher's green boards decorated in black and gilt with an illustration of the Mock Turtle and the Gryphon to the upper board. With 13 full page color plates (and dozens of b/w illustrations in the text) by Arthur Rackham. IN THE ORIGINAL 1907 DUST JACKET which is fine, unrestored, and (in short) magnificent. A remarkable survival, exponentially more rare than Rackham's unsigned but glamorous deluxe limited edition which was published in an edition of 1130 copies -- most of which survived as prized books whereas dust jackets on trade editions from this era were simply not preserved in any numbers.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Arthur Rackham.

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        STAFF OFFICER’S SCRAP-BOOK During the Russo-Japanese War

      London Edward Arnold 1905, 1907 - 2 volumes. First edition, first impression of each volume. Profusely illustrated with photographs, plans and maps. Many of the plans and maps are folding, maps printed in colours. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original bindings of royal blue ribbed cloth lettered and ruled in gilt on spines, upper covers with gilt signature facsimiles and border rules in blind. x, 362; xi, 387 including index, 16 pages of ads. A very nice set, very handsome and bright, some bits of age evidence to the cloth at the board edges as is normal. A VERY SCARCE SET IN FIRST ISSUE FORMAT FOR EACH VOLUME. THIS SET IS ALSO IN QUITE BRIGHT AND PLEASING CONDITION. After more than twenty-five years of proving his mettle in India and Afghanistan, Ian Hamilton was appointed foreign attaché to the First Japanese Army during the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904. Although his movements in the field were severely restricted, Hamilton’s descriptive powers as a writer turned this war diary into one of the most acclaimed and widely read military memoirs of the period. Hamilton’s Scrap-Book was hailed by Britannica as "a book which by reason of the interest of its subject, the charm of the author’s style, and and the combination of war experience and of imagination which inspired his judgments and criticisms, at once took rank in Europe as a modern military classic." Both volumes of this fine set include copious illustrations and fold-out maps, and many remain to this day in remarkable condition. This set with the ownership signature of Sir Donald Currie, and noted as being from his steam yacht Iolaire. Further there is a tipped 1920 typed label of his daughter, Margaret (Currie) Mirrielees, which also notes the volumes as ex-libris the S.Y. Iolaire. Currie was a ship owner, member of Parliament and noted philanthropist. His political career began in 1875 when, due to his knowledge of South African affairs gained as an owner of the Union Steamship Company, Lord Carnarvon, the colonial secretary, entrusted him with the conduct of negotiations with President Brand of the Orange Free State and President Burgers of the Transvaal Republic regarding the occupation of the Kimberley diamond fields. Currie entered Parliament in 1880 and in 1886 he broke on the home rule question with Gladstone, whom he had hitherto followed. He represented West Perthshire until his retirement from parliament in 1900. He remained on intimate social terms with Gladstone, who was on several occasions between 1883 and 1895 his guest with other distinguished persons on one or other of his ships for summer cruises. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings. Collected and edited with a life and introduction by Albert Henry Smyth.

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907 - 10 volumes, octavo(187 x 124 mm). Finely bound by Blackwell in contemporary brown half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Bookplate to front pastedowns, the occasional minor blemish otherwise in excellent condition. Engraved frontispiece to each volume. A handsomely bound set, rare in a contemporary binding. Includes a comprehensive introduction to his works by Albert Henry Smyth covering Franklin's manuscripts, printed editions, works, philosophical, political and economical works, satires and bagatelles, and his correspondence.

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        The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies and Letter Problems: Being a Selection of Three Hundred Problems by Mrs W.F. Baird. Enriched with Shakespearean Quotations.

      4to., original publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt on spine with triple gilt panels and central gilt block on upper board reproduced in blind on lower board, all edges gilt. Floral watered silk endpapers. Printed in red, blue and black. Portrait frontispiece. Spine slightly darkened small ink name stamp on rear endpaper, otherwise a very good copy of an elegantly produced book. First edition, "[One] of the most elegant chess books ever to appear" (Hooper & Whyld 27). Edith Baird was a well-known figure in the chess world during the early 20th century. She was a regular contributor to British Chess Magazine and leading newspapers of the day, and established herself as a problem setter of the highest calibre. In her career she "composed more than 2000 problems ... noted for their soundness" (Hooper & Whyld), with remarkably few errors detected in her body of work. Her first work, Seven Hundred Chess Problems, also published by Henry Sotheran in an edition of 500 copies in 1902, presented 700 classic chess problems, each handsomely presented and finely printed with a board diagram in red and blue. Baird was also one of the first to create multi-move retractor problems, chess puzzles in which the solver must work backwards, taking back a specified number of moves before a forward mating move can be performed. This second work, The Twentieth Century Retractor, is one of the earliest collections of such problems. Each of the 300 problems in this book is handsomely presented and introduced by a Shakespearean quotation designed to enrich the solving experience as well as provide hints towards the solution. "Above each problem throughout the volume will be found the name of the paper in which it originally appeared, and to each position Shakespearean quotations have been given. In some cases the quotations apply to the position as presented on the diagram, and, in others, to the positions presented throughout the solution."

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        Der Papagei, der Mamagei und andere komische Tiere. Heitere Verse für verspielte Kinder aller Jahrgänge. Die kleine Reihe. llustrationen von Günther Simon.

      66 unpaginierte Seiten Kl.-8 quer, gebundene Ausgabe, illustrierter Pappband das Buch lediglich am oberen Buchrücken minimal bestossen, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Titel von der Autorin signiert. Mascha Kaléko (gebürtig Golda Malka Aufen, * am 7. Juni 1907 im galizischen Chrzanów/Polen - + am 21. Januar 1975 in Zürich) war eine deutschsprachige, der Neuen Sachlichkeit zugerechnete Dichterin. Was für ein Krokodilemma Ein weiterer Band aus der schön gestalteten Reihe "Gedichte für neugierige Kinder". Mascha Kaléko ist zeitlos gut und ansprechend Ein unbeschwerter, humorvoller Zugang zu Sprache Mascha Kaléko zählt zu den eindrücklichsten lyrischen Stimmen der deutschsprachigen Poesie des 20. Jahrhunderts. Im Berlin der zwanziger und dreißiger Jahre erlebte sie ihren kometengleichen Aufstieg - binnen kurzer Zeit galt sie als Philosophin der kleinen Leute-, ihre Gedichte wurden in vielen Zeitungen abgedruckt, 1933 erschien ihr Lyrisches Stenogrammheft-, das den endgültigen Durchbruch verschaffte. Die Nazis erteilten der jüdischen Dichterin jedoch schon bald Schreibverbot, 1938 emigrierte sie mit ihrer Familie nach New York. Mascha Kaléko, die in den fünfziger und sechziger Jahren in Deutschland nochmals ein wenig von dem alten Ruhm erreichen konnte, war sich Zeit ihres Lebens bewusst, dass sie Lyrik für den Alltag, Gebrauchsgedichte- verfasste. Ihre Gedichte sollten sich reimen, der heiter-melancholische Grundton fand bei vielen Leserinnen und Lesern Anklang. In den fünfziger Jahren schrieb sie zwei Gedichtzyklen für ihren Sohn Steven. Der Papagei, die Mamagei und andere komische Tiere- sind ihm und verspielten Kindern sämtlicher Jahrgänge- gewidmet. Verena Ballhaus hat diese Texte mit dem ihr eigenen Witz illustriert, sie holt die leise Ironie hervor und poliert sie in ihren Zeichnungen gekonnt aufs Allerschönste. Das Buch ist erstmals 1961 im Fackelträger Verlag erschienen.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Carry A. Nation") to Will Carleton

      Washington, DC, 1907. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine. 1 vols. 8vo. "Dear Mr. Carelton, No tubes yet. Tell the firm to send them to me at Washington City -or return my $2 and oblige / Carry A. Nation / A good New Year to you.".

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        Le misanthrope précédé d'un Dialogue aux enfers par Anatole France et suivi de La conversion d'Alceste par Georges Courteline

      - Edouard Pelletan, Paris 1907, 24x29cm, en feuilles. - Edizione illustrata con 26 composizioni originali di Pierre-Georges Jeanniot con 12 xilografie di Ernest Florian, una delle 40 copie di questo, la nostra sul Giappone e appositamente stampate per Clément Janin, testa disegnare con la Cina. Omaggio autografo firmato Edouard Pelletan sotto la giustificazione del sorteggio. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 26 compositions originales de Pierre-Georges Jeanniot dont 12 gravées sur bois par Ernest Florian, un des 40 exemplaires de présent, le nôtre sur Japon et spécialement imprimé pour Clément Janin, tirage de tête avec des Chine. Hommage autographe signé d'Edouard Pelletan en dessous de la justification du tirage. Notre exemplaire de présent comporte une suite sur Japon des 14 compositions de Jeanniot (notre exemplaire possède 10 planches hors texte sur 14 et 1 supplémentaire certainement refusée) et une suite sur Chine des 12 gravées par Florian (notre exemplaire possède la suite complète). Enfin notre exemplaire est bien complet du spécimen de 8 pages présenté sous chemise. Une déchirure en pied du premier plat, sinon agréable exemplaire.  

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        International Competition of the Carnegie Foundation. The Palace of Peace at The Hague. The 6 premiated and 40 other designs chosen by the society of architecture .

      - London, Jack 1907. Folio (49x38cm); eight parts loose as issued in publisher's printed wrappers and cloth portfolio (the portfolio a bit marked and bumped); 76 plates (eight colour) - elevations and plans. An excellent set. A luxurious production. According to the report judging took several days, votes were close and there was some argument before Cordonnier's baroque wedding cake was given first prize, largely, the report suggests, due to its sympathy with surrounding buildings. Of the now revered competitors, Otto Wagner got fourth prize and Berlage and Saarinen were further down the lists. Despite stylish aspects of their designs and the idiosyncratic splendour of Debat's Indo-Mayan stupa - which looks to me like it could have inspired Burley Griffin's parliament house for Canberra - it does seem, from this distance, that the judges got it right. I'm sure they'll all sleep easier in their graves knowing that. Cordonnier's building has a joyous optimism that matches the crusading zeal for world peace of patron Carnegie and any number of seemingly sensible exponents of world unity at the time. Wagner's building is an opulent museum or theatre, Saarinen's ideal for a mausoleum, Berlage's a Byzantine basilica, and most of the others studied lumps of classical monumentalism. Cordonnier's building did suffer paring down to meet budget and lost some of its airy charm but still ended up closer to the original design than many other competition winners.

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        La bijouterie et la joaillerie égyptiennes

      IFAO, Le Caire 1907 - Extremely rare. Mémoires publiés par les membres de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 02, IFAO, Le Caire, 1907. First edition. Folio, vii & 156 pages, 25 plates. Black half-leather. Top of spine is rubbed, otherwise in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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