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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 9: Die Indo-Australischen Tagfalter

      Alfred Kernen [1908]-1927, Stuttgart - viii, 1197, 177 fine colour plates. 4to. HB. 2 volumes bound in 4. Well bound in half-cloth; patterned boards and endpapers. Previous owner's name discreetly inked to title-page. Very good set. German edition. The complete section on Indo-Australian Butterflies. Fine chromolithographic plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FIGURES CONTEMPORAINES tirées de l'Album Mariani. TOME XI; Augmenté d'une table générale des personnalités parues dans les 11 volumes, classées méthodiquement par catégories.

      1908 - paris Librairie Henri Floury 1908. Fort in-4 14 feuillets non chiffrés II-XIXpp 76 feuillets non chiffrés (notices biographiques) 20 feuillets non chiffrés (publicités pour le Vin Mariani et autres maisons de commerce) 2 feuillets non chiffrés. Demi maroquin bleu nuit à coins signés à froid, dos plat à 4 nerfs orné de larges cadres de filets mosaïqués acajou et doré, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés, reliure de l'époque (René Kieffer). Orné de beaux bandeaux, lettrines et culs de lampes typiques des années 1900 et de 76 beaux portraits de célébrités, gravés sur bois par Henri Brauer, Charles Clément, D. Quesnel et Ch. Maylander. Tiré à 200 exemplaires numérotés à la presse, celui-ci 1 des 25 sur Japon Impérial avec une suite des portraits tirées à la sanguine. Très bel exemplaire, frais, bien complet du texte, des portraits et des suites, dans une reliure sobre et élégante signée René Kieffer, accompagnée de sa petite étiquette commerciale. de la Bibliothèque d'Edouard Noël avec son bel et grand ex-libris allégorique, appliqué sur le contreplat. Edouard Noël (Vapereau 1893, page 1174) naquit à Arras en 1848. Après des études de Droit, il se consacra aux Belles Lettres. Auteur dramatique et romancier, il fut aussi secrétaire général de l'Opéra-Comique et lecteur à la Comédie Française. Il mourut à Paris en 1926. Joseph Uzanne (1850-1937), frère aîné d'Octave, dit de lui, dans l'article qui lui est consacré dans ce présent volume, que "son oeuvre (.) est de celles qui s'imposent par la probité et le talent (.) on y sent toujours un esprit averti et fin, jamais bas ni trivial". Chaque portrait, accompagné d'un fac simile d'autographe (et d'un exemple d'oeuvre pour les artistes) est représentatif des célébrités de l'époque. On reconnaîtra le Général de Boisdeffre, le Dr Calmette, le Commandant Driant (Capitaine Danrit), Eleonora Duse, Léon Frapié, Charles Lenthéric, Maurice Maindron, Jean Moréas, Jean Renouard, Henri Rivière, Auguste Vimar, le Général Zurlinden et bien d'autres. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Il Passaggio Nord-Ovest. La mia spedizione polare sulla "Gjoa" con un'appendice del tenente Goffredo Hansen.

      Milano, Treves, 1908, 8vo mezza tela verde, pp. 624 ill. da 140 inc. e 3 carte f.t.

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        ALS ("Gf. Zeppelin"). Stuttgart, 2. III. 1908.

      1908. 8vo. 1 p. on double leaf. In German, to an unknown recipient: "Ganswindt has publicly alleged to have sent me, by registered mail, the measurements which my airship must have, and that my airship can have any value only insofar as I followed his advice. - I did in fact receive such a letter, but only years after I had already submitted to the Kaiser's commission the design for my airship with the very measurements it later was to have [...]". - The East Prussian inventor Hermann Ganswindt (1856-1934) developed concepts for a space vehicle based on the principle of repulsion. His two-stage vehicle was designed to be driven by a series of dynamite explosions. Since it was to be taken aloft by way of a carrier vehicle, he designed a helicopter as early as 1884. Ganswindt's work is considered to be ahead of his time by several decades since his contemporary fellows had been unable to recognize the impact of his ideas. During his late years he kept in touch with Austrian rocket pioneer Max Valier as well as with German rocket pioneer Hermann Oberth, who shared his knowledge of Robert Goddard's work with him. - On stationery with printed address. Some browning due to paper, otherwise well-preserved.

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        3500 ex libris italiani. Illustrati con 755 figure e da oltre 2000 motti, sentenze e divise che si leggono sugli stemmi e sugli ex-libris.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1908, 16mo leg. orig. t.tela, cop. ill. pp. XII-535 con 840 ill. n.t.64 pp. (elenco manuali). Prima edizione.

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        Manuscrit autographe comportant 3 piéces de theatre avec livrets imprimés joints ; TE BOURR' PAS l'CRANE - A C' qu' ON S'TORD - BEN ! QUOI D'NEUF

      reunis dans un volume IN4 reliure demi chagrin ,dos à faux nerfs titré,TE BOURR' PAS l'CRANE revue en 2 actes ,janvier 1908,151p.- A C' qu' ON S'TORD, revue en 2 actes et un prologue 1909,non pagine 150p, -BEN ! QUOI D'NEUF;revue en 2 actes et 3 tableaux couplets et rondaux ,100p. 3 Manuscrits autographe signés, ecriture trés lisible,ratures et corrections.trés rare ,livrets dans aucune bibliothéque publique ? Bon état.

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        Writings of George Eliot Warwickshire Edition. Together with the Life by J. W. Cross. In Twenty-Five Volumes.

      Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1908 - The Writings of George Eliot ELIOT, George. CROSS, J.W., [contributor]. The Writings of George Eliot. Warwickshire Edition. Together with the Life by J. W. Cross. In Twenty-Five Volumes. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1907- 1908]. Twenty-five octavo volumes. (Measures 8 x 5 in.). Original half maroon morocco over maroon marbled boards, elaborately decorated in gilt on spines with five raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with frontispieces and engraved plates throughout, each with a descriptive tissue guard. A few corners with wear. Overall, a very good set with a contribution by her husband. Parrish, Sadleir. Wolff. HBS 67624. $3,000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Beaumont: Press of The Greer Print, 1908., 1908. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Decorated cloth, 193 pp., portrait. Fletcher's rememberences has been hailed by historians as a classic and indispensable work of a common foot soldier who happened to have fought in many of the war's most dramatic engagements. Fletcher returned to East Texas following the Civil War, where he owned a successful lumber business until his death in the early 1900s. Howes F194 says, "Best personal narrative by a Confederate private. An excellent Civil War narrative about a man who enlisted in the 5th Texas Cavalry in 1861 and later transferred to the 8th Texas Cavalry in 1864. Most of the [original] edition was destroyed by fire." Some rubbing and soiling to the fore-edges of the covers and some internal soil to a few pages, a small old water stain to the margin along the bottom page edges, and a small amount of insect nibbling to the lower margin edges of pages 105 through 117, else a very good, tight copy of a rare book. Housed in a cloth slipcase with leather label on spine and titles stamped in gold gilt.

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        Memorable American Speeches II Democracy and Nationality

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1908. First thus. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine and gilt borders and decorations on the front board are very clean, clear and easy to read. 237 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Daniel Webster. The sixth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1908 with no prior ownership markings of any kind. An extremely uncommon volume in the series and one which is certainly in collectible condition.

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        Lettera autografa firmata indirizzata a ''Caro Goffredo''

      Datata 11 Xbre, s.d. (ma 1908 c.a). - 3 pagine in-8, chiaramente vergate e firmate ''Edmondo''. Missiva di tono familiare e affettuoso scritta verosimilmente negli ultimi mesi di vita di De Amicis ad un non meglio precisato amico ''Goffredo''. Lo scrittore fa cenno a suo figlio Ugo, ventinovenne (essendo nato nel 1879 la lettera si deve presumere essere scritta nel 1908), ne descrive la sua passione per l'alpinismo e ai suoi esordi da scrittore ''Caro Goffredo. Mi rallegro con tutto il cuore del grande successo di Firenze e te ne preannuncio uno eguale a Milano. Desidera veramente di vederti anche il mio figliuolo Ugo, che a vent'anni (nove anni fa) scrisse una commedia assai promettente, la quale, non so perchè non ebbe sorella. E tu conoscerai in lui un giovane forte e buono, che ti riuscirà simpatico. Sarebbe la mia felicità se non fosse alpinista temerario, irrefrenabile, incurabile, che mi fa tremare ogni anno dal primo di luglio al trenta settembre, quasi senza interruzione.''. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscrit autographe signé inédit : Les Crépuscules d'or

      35 pages sur papier Japon, 215 x 290 mm, encre bleue. MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE SIGNE INEDIT complet, d'un recueil de poèmes de jeunesse daté de 1908 à 1910. Il es composé d'une introduction en vers de deux pages et de quinze poèmes : Le Crépuscule d'or, Confession, Stances, Sizain, Serment, Couchant, Fleurs, La Douleur, Le Chêne, Solitude, Clair de Lune, Le Triomphe de l'Amour, La toile d'araignée, Le Mur et Triptyques. A ce jour, seul trois recueils en vers étaient connus dont un recueil posthume recueilli par sa veuve, "Les Sonnets de la nature". Adrien BERTRAND : Né à Nyons, il rejoint très tôt Paris, publie deux volumes de vers et fonde à vingt ans la revue "Les Chimères". Antimilitariste, il rejoint les troupes sans sourciller et se conduit même en héros lorsqu'il tue six Allemands croisés par hasard. Blessé, en Lorraine, par un éclat d'obus, il s'éteint doucement, mais résiste assez pour terminer "L'Appel du sol", prix Goncourt 1916. Il s'éteint le 18 novembre 1917. Ce titre fait parti de notre catalogue "ECRIVAINS MORTS A LA GUERRE" disponible en version électronique sur simple demande.

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        The Last of the Plainsman

      New York: The Outing Company, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. 8vo. [1], ix, 314pp., [1], [4]pp publisher advertisements. Frontispiece photograph "The Preserver of the American Bison." Illustrated with photographs. Light green cloth hardcover with color illustration and gilt stamped title on front cover. Title on spine. A few small scattered rubs and light edge wear to cloth. Some light fade to cloth edges rear cover. Inscribed by the author and C. J. Jones (Buffalo Jones) on the right front flyleaf - "With Compliments of "The Last of the Plainsmen" CJ Jones and the Author Zane Grey." Post card promoting "The Last of the Plainsmen" with photograph of Buffalo Bill (World's Greatest Scout), Pawnee Bill (White Man Raised by Indians), and Buffalo Jones (Preserver of the Buffalo) copyrighted 1909 is laid inside the front cover.

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        Symphonie héroïque. Compositions et gravures de Charles Chessa.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs, Ferroud, 1908. In-4, reliure bradel demi-maroquin mosaïqué à coins (Ch. Lanoë), couverture et dos conservés (dos légèrement insolé, bords légèrement frottés). UN DES 80 exemplaires numérotés sur grand Japon ou grand vélin d'Arches (ici un des exemplaires sur grand Japon), premier papier, avec 3 états des gravures. Belle reliure signée Ch. Lanoë. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        L'âme qui vibre

      1908. E. Sansot & Cie, Paris 1908, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - E. Sansot & Cie, Paris 1908, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale del secondo libro dell'autore e per i quali non è stato disegnato grandi giornali. Associazione a bradel piena carta nera con motivi decorativi, liscio di nuovo, come parte del Marocco nero, coperchi conservati e schienali (schiena e piatti a base di gap marginali riempiti e ripristinate le lacrime), firmato vincolante T. Boichot. autografo prezioso firmato Albert di Londra: "Per il mio amico Henry Beraud, ricorda." Alcune lacune angolari riempiti sei fogli (in particolare pagina 125) che sono stati gravemente tagliato dal dedicatario. Piacevole copia elegantemente disegnato. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du deuxième ouvrage de l'auteur et pour lequel il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier noir à motifs décoratifs, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, couvertures et dos conservés (dos et plats comportant des manques marginaux comblés et des déchirures restaurées), reliure signée de T. Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Albert Londres : "A mon ami Henry Béraud, en souvenir." Quelques manques angulaires comblés sur six feuillets (notamment page 125) qui ont été mal découpés par le dédicataire. Agréable exemplaire élégamment établi.

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        Vie de Jeanne d'Arc.

      1908 1 plein maroquin bleu turquoise, plats encadrés d'un double jeu de deux filets dorés droits et courbes entrelacés, dos à nerfs ornés d'une fleur de lys et encadrés du même jeu de filets qui est répété sur les plats intérieurs, têtes dorées, couv. conservées, sous emboîtage (Durvand). 2 volumes in-4 de (4)-LXXXIII-(1)553-(3) pp. + 1 plan dépl. h.t. et (4)-483-(3) pp. ; Paris, Calmann-Lévy, s.d. [1908], Edition originale.Un des 125 exemplaires sur vergé de Hollande.

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      New York: American Jewish Committee, 1908. 1st Edition. Period Boards. 27, [28] pages ; 16 cm. Two variant editions of the first annual report of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) . Includes the list of the original Executive Officers, including Louis Marshall, banker Jacob H. Schiff, Judge Mayer Sulzberger, and scholar Cyrus Adler. Under General Duties of the Committee, it is written,

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        A Midsummer-Night's Dream.

      London: William Heinemann; New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1908 - Quarto. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and front cover in gilt, pictorial image blocked to front cover in gilt. With the printed dust jacket. Bookplate of noted English gardener Muriel Messel (1889–1918). Spine gently rolled, some tape marks to endpapers, central gatherings with moderate creasing to corners, in the dust jacket with chips to ends of spine and corners, splitting along spine edges, and faint stain to lower edges; overall, a very good copy. Colour frontispiece and 39 colour plates mounted on tan paper, black and white drawings in the text, by Rackham. First trade edition, first impression. In the very uncommon dust jacket. Latimore & Haskell p. 32; Riall p. 87. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autogr. inscription signed in: L'Ile des Pingouins. Paris, Calmann-Levy, 1908.

      1908. 8vo. (4), XV, (1), 419, (1) pp. Contemp. half cloth with giltstamped spine label; original printer wrappers bound within. First edition of this splendid satire, in which a colony of penguins is accidentally baptized and then undergoes all the stages of the development of European history. As much an example of the productiveness of satire in the vein of Rabelais and Swift as a striking precursor to modern Science Fiction. - Half-title bears author's signed autograph inscription to the writer and politician Maurice Spronck (1861-1921): "A Maurice Spronck, souvenir affectueux. Anatole France." - Bottom and foredge untrimmed. Carteret I, 293. KLL 474 7f.

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        LA REGENTA (2 tomos). Ilustración de Juan Llimona. Grabados de Gomez Polo

      Maucci, Colección Biblioteca de Arte y Letras, 496/503 pgs., Barcelona 1908 - Cantos decorados. Ilustrados en b/n. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anmerkungen über Levkas. Prag, Heinrich Mercy, 1908

      1908. Gr.-4to. V, (2), 61 SS. Mit 9 (1 doppelblattgr.) farbigen Tafeln. Originalleineneinband mit goldgepr. Rücken- und Deckentitel. In Pappschuber. Erste Ausgabe dieser Monographie über die ionische Insel. - In sehr gutem Zustand.

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        LES REFRAINS DE L'OFFICINE. Poésies. Préface de Paul Bru. Dessins de J.Matet.

      Chez l'auteur, rue Vieille-du-Temple, 1908. (Codice LF/1199) In 8º (22,5 cm) XII-302 pp. Edizione originale e unica, rarissima. L'autore è in realtà Lucien Henri Armand Coullon, farmacista, poeta e umorista francese (1860-1945). L'opera è una curiosa raccolta di vivaci composizioni satiriche in versi, ricche di riferimenti all'arte farmaceutica. Ritratto fotografico dell'autore, qualche fregio tipografico, vari disegni a piena pagina di J.Matet. Dedica autografa firmata dell'autore. Brossura editoriale, bella copertina a colori di E.Rocher con qualche traccia di nastro adesivo all'interno, dorso anticamente rinforzato, angolino mancante // Brochure originale illustrée, dors consolidé, petit manque au coin de la couverture et première page, traces de vieux ruban adhèsif, dédicace de l'auteur. Interieur en très bon état. Euro 470.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        prima e dopo il terremoto del 28 dicembre 1908?

      Florence, Società Fotografica Italiana, 1908 - Oblong, 251x293 mm. [2], 437 pp. Volume mainly illustrated. Four lithographic plates and maps (three folding), five leaves with seismograms recorded by various observatories. Title and text in Italian, English, French and German. Original boards, backed in green percaline. Title and embossed device of the Società Fotografica Italiana stamped on upper cover, spine with title in gilt. An excellent copy. The volume, published by the Società Fotografica Italiana, shows about 1,000 images of both cities, before and after the shocks of 28 December 1908, giving a ?pictorial? narration of the catastrophe. With a short preface by Gabriele D?Annunzio, and the introduction by the historian Pasquale Villari. Guido Alfani, director of the Osservatorio Ximeniano, added a writing on the earthquake and its registrations.?As a perpetual record of the Arts which smiled in the destroyed Cities, of the scourge which overwhelmed them and of the human brotherhood which assuaged their torments, the Società Fotografica Italiana compiled this work, dedicating it to the ?National Society Regina Elena? in aid of those left Orphans by the earthquake? (p. 1). No copy recorded in OCLC. BSRI, p. 397, SI174. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of Japanese Arts Translated by Y. Takenobu ... and K. Kawakami ... from the Japanese Original compiled by the Imperial Museum under the control of Baron R. Kuki Director

      first edition thus (revised and best edition)3 vols.folio (48 x 32.9 cms)[4 (half-title & title)], xiv, 103; viii, 104-197;iv, 28, xxviii (index)pp. on thin paper with pale background designs incorporated into the paper, 8 coloured plates (one heightened in silver), 141 other plates (containing 368 images in all), each plate with a tissue guard with printed text, bound in original natural linen(?) thick boards overprinted in pastel shades on both covers with a design of flowers, trailing foliage, birds, etc., held together by double ribbon laces through the sides, spines of decorated silk, a few terminal leaves slightly creased, cloth on sides very lightly soiled around the edges and slightly scuffed at board corners, silk spines fraying a little at ends, without the cloth outer folder in which it was issued, but generally a very good copy.COPAC locates in Oxford only and OCLC locates 11 only in U.S. libraries. There was a reissue of this edition in 1913 which is also rare. This impressive production originally compiled in 1899 by the Imperial Tokyo Museum to exhibit at the Paris World Fair and its made its first appearance in French in 1900."Since then many new materials have been collected, so we revised the original thoroughly.Section of Architecture, especially, has been rewritten by Prof. Dr. Chuta Ito, as an entirely new contribution" [Prefectory note to this revised 1908 edition]. The third volume is devoted to architecture.

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        "'La Sirène'. Scene II = Fragments". Autograph musical manuscript signed. N. p. o. d.

      1908. Large 4to. 7 pp. with underlined text on 4 pp. of four lined manuscript pages. Accompanied by an autograph calling card (1 p., with envelope). Several intricate bars from her cantata "La Sirène" (The Siren), which had won second price at the Grand Prix de Rome in 1908. - Partial separation to spine, a central horizontal fold, and scattered toning, otherwise in fine condition.

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        Arthur Machen autograph letter

      Arthur Machen, Welsh writer of 'weird fiction' autograph letter 6 page autograph letter from Machen to Fr Henry George Edward Rope [1880 - 1978] Catholic priest and scholar, dated Aug 5th 1908 from 6 Cosway Street, Marylebone. My Dear Sir, very many thanks for your kind letter & for the "Franciscan Annals", your work in which I read with great interest & sympathy. Certainly poor Ruskin was a catholic egare [i.e. 'lost'] an anima naturaliter Christiana ['a natural Christian soul']. I trust your [wish?] as to the German Church may be accomplished. It is curious by the way, that the Lutheran rite is musically very interesting. The Prayer of Consecration is sung throughout to a "Preface Tone" & another prayer (I forget which) to a chant of peculiar beauty with strong resemblances to the Welsh Hwyl. I am much annoyed by one article in the "Annals" - that about Father Matthew. I wish the anecdote about Fr Matthew's aunt's stockings could have ended up - "whereupon his uncle kicked him out of the house". A male prude is a horrid thing; that is unfitting for the young to correct their elders, it is unfitting for any man to destroy another's goods. Your sympathy is very cheering to me, who do my best in a cause which I think is lost. Even amongst the faithful there is the hopeless corruption of this age. In every church we are fond of singing maudlin hymns to maudlin tunes; in your church you are fond of maudlin statues posed on maudlin altars. In either case the defence is the same: "it edifies the people". I tell my vicar that it would be much better if the people were not edified - in that fashion - but he will not believe me. Bad religion manifests in bad art as good religion built Lincoln Cathedral & sang the Victimae Paschali [medieval hymn during the liturgy of the Eucharist. Machen was a great aficionado of medieval music] The Lord of the Feast "compelled them to come in" but there is no record of his having furnished his house to please their hedge-&-ditch aesthetic standard. Again with many thanks, yours Arthur Machen. Two shhets of blue writing paper, the second with integral blank. Envelope folds else VG condition. Included are two letter from machen's correspondent, Fr Henry Rope. Both are to Aidan Reynolds, Machen's biographer before the publication of the biography. The letters are dated Nov. 1959. The first informing Reynolds that he corresponded with machen several times but this is the only letter he could find others he thinks he has sent to Mrs Kyrle Fletcher. The second letter actually pertains to Machen's more directly. Mentioning the anecdote relating to "Fr Matthews" which he can barely recall: Altogether ludicrous but I think too trivial to be worth recording......I agree that Machen went too far about art. Had he said that good art is one sign of good religion that could be contended (but also could be contended against, I fear)at any rate that could be a very tenable opinion. But good religion built or allowed to be built appallingly bad buildings (like St Nicholas Pro-Cathedral Liverpool) and hundreds of deplorable buildings in England, in ireland, france and above all in the USA (I am not condemning modern Gothic, much of which I warmly admire but only bad, costly travesties of Gothic such as we see in Cork, for example..... Some creasing, punch holes to the Rope letters. Machen's letters are rare and even rarer those which offer an insight into the man.

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        Les Chefs-D'?oeuvre D'?art Ancien A L?'exposition De La Toison D'?or a Bruges en 1907, Folio edition # 7/20 Rare, limited, numbered 7/20 folio Art Reference: Artwork of the Exhibition De La Toison D'or in Bruges in 1907

      Bruxelles: Bruxelles Librairie Nationale Dart & DHistoire, 1908. first 1st printing. Folio- 14.5 x 11. Art reference book with three quarter green leather binding, linen covers, and marbled endpapers. Very small and rare printing of only 20 books, printed on Luxury Imperial Japan paper, this being number 7. Of books 1-20: contenant une double suite des planches, sur papier imperial du japon et sur papier de chine. This book being numbered 7. An additional 500 were printed in Hollande paper after this edition. Excellent steel plate engravings largely composing of portraiture but also many beautiful artworks from this exposition. A stunning work in very good + condition with some light foxing present, scuffs to linen cloths, slight wear to hinges and corners and slight rippling of pages. More images available at

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        Photograph Album - Kowloon Docks, Hong Kong 1908 - 09)

      (1908- 09).. 80 black and white photographs laid down on card on 23 (of 48 pages) in an oblong half leather untitled photograph album 25.5 x 33.3cm. 75 photographs measure 9.5 x 10cm or 10.5 x 15cm, 4 measure 21 x 29.5cm and 1 measures 15.5 x 22cm. Captioned in ink. Some foxing endpapers and occasional spotting on card leaves. Leather at corners and spine rubbed with loss particularly along joints. Album sound and clean, 3 photographs considerably faded, a few showing some minor degradation at edges but most in very good condition. A very interesting album largely relating to the Kowloon Docks from the collection of Hong Kong collector Arthur Hacker. The album includes some photographs showing social events such as parties, children's sports on Christmas Day, photographs of Hong Kong harbour etc but many relate to the ships and their equipment. Ships shown include the river steamer On Lee; the steam lighter the Ayuthia; Dilly a Portuguese gunboat and the Kiang Tai a Chinese twin-screw gunboat. Four photographs show "Targets under Construction for British Navy Big Gun Practice". There are photographs of launching ceremonies, a "Condenser patched for N.D.L. S.S.Prinz Walemar". .

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        'The Wind in the Willows' First UK Edition 1908

      A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1908. A very good book with some light fading to the front panel. Some rubbing and wear to the spine tips and corners. Spine edge and hinge has fallen. The titles on the spine are still strong. Some wear to the top edge of the pages. All very nice and clean internally. In a purpose-made solander box. A nice copy of this rare children's first edition.

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        A collection of 21 Suffragette postcards.

      A collection of 21 Suffragette postcards, circa 1908-14. 1. Printed postcard (PP) of a Meeting at Redcar, 1909; 2. Real photograph (RP) Sunday morning Meeting, Newcastle Quay; 3. (PP) Demonstration in Hyde Park Sunday June 21 1908; 4. (RP) Carlton works Boy Scouts Sports 9.8.13 - Scouts dressed as Women with placards, probably anti-suffragette; 5. (RP) Two women handcuffed with placards and arresting policemen; 6. (PP) Anti-suffragette card, four women smoking captioned Suffragettes in Council; 7. (RP) Humorous postcard of toddler - 'Mama's A Suffragette Too!'; 8.(RP) Humorous postcard of toddler; 9. (RP) Fireman damping down ruins of St. Mary Church, Wargrave, Berkshire, the church was attacked in 1914 and gutted as a result of a mistakenly targeted action. 10. (RP) Levetleigh, St Leonards burnt by Suffragettes April 15th 1913. It was the home of Arthur Du Cros M.P an opponent of votes for women, the house was un-occupied at the time. The fire was attributed to the militant suffragette, 'Kitty Marion'; 11. ((RP) St Catherine's Church, Hatcham, burnt May 6 1913; 12. (RP) Portrait of a suffragette with election posters; 13 (PP) Mrs Pankhurst - Votes for Women; 14. (PP) Mrs Pankhurst arrested in Victoria Street, Feb 13th 1908; 15.(PP) Miss Christabel Pankhurst; 16. (PP) Mrs Drummond at Trafalgar Square inviting the audience to "rush" The House of Commons on October 13; 17. (PP) Dorothea Beale, educational reformer, author, Principal of the Cheltenham Ladies College and Suffragette, being a vice-president of the central society. 18. (PP) Mrs Bryant - Anglo-Irish mathematician, educator, feminist and activist; 19. (PP) Mrs Pethick Lawrence, treasurer of the Women's Social and Political Union; 20. (RP) Mrs Despard, an Edinburgh-born Anglo-Irish suffragist, novelist, Sinn Féin activist, vegetarian and anti-vivisection advocate, joined the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies and was imprisoned twice in Holloway gaol; 21. (RP) a large group of men dressed up as Suffragettes and policemen bearing Votes for Women banner, policemen holding long sausages in place of truncheons! Images played a significant part in the Suffragette movement. The records of violent confrontation are unfortgettable. Some postally used, a few creases but generally very good.

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        Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon, 14. Auflage, Neue revidierte Jubiläumsausgabe, 16 + 1 Bände, Prachtausgabe (Leopardenfell).

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1908 - 1910. Vollständig neu bearbeitete Auflage im Gesamtumfang von 16.500 Seiten. mit mehr als 1.000 teils farbigen Tafeln, darunter 134 Chromolithographien, 322 Karten und Pläne sowie 3.000 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen. Es erschien noch ein Supplementband. Die 14. Au Grundwerk in 16 Bänden (A - Z) sowie der Supplementband, somit vollständiges Exemplar in 17 Bänden. Prachtausgabe in schwarzem Original-Halbleder. Aufwendig marmorierte Lederrücken nach Art eines Leopardenfells mit goldgeprägten Titeln auf zwei roten Rückenschildern. Die Marmorierung des Leders setzt sich auf den Seitenflächen fort. Sehr schöne Gestaltung der Buchdeckel in gold-grün marmoriertem Leinen und mit - ebenfalls marmorierten - Lederecken. Kopfgoldschnitt, seitlicher und unterer Buchschnitt marmoriert. Illustrierte Vorsätze. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand, kaum berieben. Harmonisches Gesamterscheinungsbild ohne nennenswerte Aufhellungen, wie sie sonst bei dieser Ausgabe zumeist auftreten (Exemplare ohne aufgehellte Einzelbände kommen kaum vor). Seitenschnitte sowie wenige Seiten leicht fleckig. In toto sehr gutes, harmonisches Exemplar dieser seltenen, extravaganten Prachtausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brockhaus Lexikon Konversationslexikon Prachtausgabe Leopardenfell

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        Autograph Letter to Emil Gutmann - "better to play a symphony by Beethoven or Schumann, instead of one of mine!"

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph letter, signed "Mahler." 1 page, postcard format, postmarked Graz, [April, 1908?].  Addressed to the Munich impresario Emil Gutmann (1877 - 1920) in Munich, in German. Translated in full: <br style="">"Dear Mr. Gutmann! First of all, I have to remark that I have to demand the Munich rehearsal right after the concert in Wiesbaden, because I will not make the trip twice under any circumstances.  Further, I am just thinking now if it wouldn't be better to play symphony by Beethoven or Schumann, instead of one of mine!  Please give me your opinion on this.  Will there be a soloist in this concert as well? The date is fine with me, but I would have preferred a bit later. Best regards, Mahler // From today on, back in Vienna"<br style="">The impresario Emil Gutmann, active in Munich and later in Berlin, organized the premiere in 1910 of Mahler's Eighth Symphony and was also responsible for coining its nickname, 'Symphony of a Thousand'.  His concert agency was central to Munich's musical life of that era. The present letter evidently refers to Mahler's performances in Wiesbaden on 8 May, 1908 (at which he conducted his own First Symphony and works by Mendelssohn and Beethoven) and to his performance, under Gutmann's supervision, in Munich on 27 October, 1908 at which Mahler conducted his Symphony No. 7 and works by Wagner and Beethoven. <br style="">

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        The Vulgate Version Of The Arthurian Romances Edited From Manuscripts In The British Museum : Volume I - Lestoire Del Saint Graal [with] Volume II - Lestoire De Merlin [with] Volume III - Le Livre De Lancelot Del Lac Part I [with] Volume IV - Le Livre De Lancelot Del Lac Part II [with] Volume V - Le Livre De Lancelot Del Lac Part III [with] Volume VI - Les Aventures Ou la Queste Del Saint Graal ; La Mort Le Roi Artus [with] Volume VII - Supplement ; Le Livre D'Artus [with] Volume VIII - Index Of Names And Places To Volumes I - VII [ 8 volumes complete ]

      The Carnigie Institution, Washington, 1908 - 1916. 1st edition.. Paperback. Large format paperbacks, VG. 8 volumes, xxxii+296pp, [iv]+466pp, [iv]+430pp, [iv]+399pp, [iv]+474pp, [iv]+391pp, [iv]+370pp, 85pp, Ex University library with a small ink stamp to the title, trace to the verso of each cover where a sticker has been removed, trace of a sticker to the base of each spine. Each volume cariries a bookplate stating that the books were presented to the University by the Carnigie Institution, page edges uncut, head & tails of a few spines a little worn, but generally an attractive set. Transcripts ( in Old French ) from British Library Additional MS 10292 ff 1A to 214F : 10293 ff 1A to 383D : 10294, ff 1A-53B-96D, as well as Bibliothèque Nationale MS 337. ff115A to 294D. The Lancelot-Grail, also known as the Prose Lancelot, the Vulgate Cycle is divided into 5 parts - The Estoire del Saint Grail (The History of the Holy Grail), about Joseph of Arimathea and his son Josephus bringing the Grail to Britain, The Estoire de Merlin (also called the Vulgate or Prose Merlin), about Merlin and the early history of Arthur - these first two parts mostly derived from Robert de Boron. - The Lancelot Propre (Lancelot Proper), the longest section, making up half of the entire cycle. It concerns the adventures of Lancelot and the other Knights of the Round Table, and the affair between Lancelot and Guinevere. - Le Queste del Saint Graal (Quest for the Holy Grail), about the Grail Quest and its completion by Galahad. - The Mort Artu (Death of Arthur), about the king's death at the hands of Mordred and the collapse of the kingdom.

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        Celle qui pleure

      1908. Mercure de France, Paris 1908, 14,5x23cm, broché. - Mercure de France, Paris 1908, 14,5x23cm, broché. - Edition in esecuzione su carta, è stato girato solo 3 Giappone e Olanda in 17 grandi giornali. Bel dedica autografa firmata dall'autore al suo amico Louise Warden "... Le lacrime, mia cara, che da sola vale qualcosa. Sapevate o non lo sai?". Libro illustrato con un frontespizio in fotoincisione. Nizza copia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 3 Japon et 17 Hollande en grands papiers. Bel envoi autographe signé de Léon Bloy à son amie Louise Marguillier "... Les larmes, chère amie, cela seul vaut quelque chose. Le savez-vous ou ne le savez-vous pas?". Ouvrage illustré d'une héliogravure en frontispice. Bel exemplaire.

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        Buntpapier-Fabrikation. Mit 178 Abbildungen und 209 eingeklebten Mustern

      Berlin, Verlag der Papier-Zeitung Carl Hofmann, um 1908. - Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Ganzleinen / Leinen / OLn / Ln 8vo im Format 16,2 x 23,5 cm) mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel. XII+329 Seiten, mit 178 Textabbildungen und 209 montierten Original-Mustern. - Aus dem Inhalt: Handstrich - Färbe- oder Streichmaschinen - Trockner - Hilfsmaschinen (Aufroller, Anfeuchter, Glättmaschinen, Satinierkalander, Bürstmaschinen, Schneidemaschinen, Musterpressen) - Moderne Farbküche (47 Muster von Farblackaufstrichen) - Herstellung der Buntpapiere (Einfarbig gestrichene Papiere / Mehrfarbig gestrichene und bedruckte Papiere / Marmorpapiere) - Pappen und Kartons - Suchworte - Bezugsquellen - Anzeigen. - 2., erweiterte Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung, auch die Buntpapiermuster frisch und sehr farbintensiv. - Papierherstellung, Handpapier, Marmorpapier, Streichpapier, Kunstgewerbe, Papierweiterverarbeitung, illustrierte Bücher, Kunstgewerbe, Kunstbuchbinderei im 20. Jahrhundert, Papierherstellung, Buntapier, Luxuspapiere Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Montcalm And Wolfe VOLUME ONE & TWO SET; EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY # 331 & 332

      J. M. Dent, London 1908 - FIRST EDITION EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY # 331 & 332, 2 VOLUME SET, The scarcest set of volumes in the Everyman's Library series. Introduction by Thomas Seccombe. Very good red cloth. Light wear, spine heel fading, rear cover top corner slight discoloring, no jacket. VOLUME 1, [nd, 1908], 12mo, [6], vii-xxvi, [2], 3-327pp. [1], Temple Press, Plate Frontispiece of Louis Joseph Marquis de Montcalm. Seymour 1/1/0/U, Very good red cloth. Light wear, foxing verso pf plate frontis, W. Bury Shaw Brighton bookseller label on endpaper, no jacket. VOLUME 2 [nd, 1980 ], 12mo, [6], vii-xi, [2]. 1-298pp. Temple Press, Plate frontispiece of James Wolfe, 3 Plate maps, Seymour 1/1/1/U, "The names of Montcalm & Wolfe stand as the heroic representation of France and Great Britain in the final contest for Canada which gave Quebec to the British in 1759. |This book was designed as the final volume of a series written to exhibit the last act of a secular conflict which ended long before the revolt of the English colonies in North America. Parkman had access to a large amount of unpublished material, including letters written by Montcalm, when in America, to members of this family in France. this is his acknowledged chef d'oeuvre." RG4 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tapis de l'Asie Centrale. St. Petersburg and Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann, 1908.

      1908. Large folio (680 x 500 mm). 43 plates (36 of which are in colour), 2 double-page coloured maps. XXVI, (2) pp. Original wrappers. German text in wrappers and loose plates in original grey cloth portfolio with giltstamped titles. First edition of "the first great book on turkoman rugs" (Arntzen/Rainwater). The magnificent plates in full colour are printed on special paper, each sheet bearing the label of the St. Petersburg "Manufacture des Papiers de l'État". - Title page of the text volume shows a closed tear, otherwise fine. Cf. Arntzen/Rainwater P618 (the 1973 reprint only).

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        La 628-E8

      Paris, Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1908 24,6 x 19,8 cm, demi-maroquin tabac à coins, dos plat orné d'une mosaïque de maroquin havane et de filets d'encadrements dorés, tête dorée, couverture illustrée et dos conservé, xx pp., 416 pp. Edition de luxe illustrée d'une centaine de croquis semés dans les marges : paysages, nus, animaux, portraits, etc.. L'un des 200 ex. sur vélin d'Arches (après 25 ex. sur Japon). Bel exemplaire, bien relié en parfait état. Joint un article d'une page de Paul Souday tiré du journal Le Temps daté du 18 février 1917, en hommage à Octave Mirbeau, décédé deux jours plus tôt. L'article a partiellement bruni les deux pages entre lesquelles il est inséré. Une des plus savoureuses illustrations de Pierre Bonnard. .

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        Autograph letter signed ("PEhrl."). [Frankfurt a. M.], 22. XI. [c. 1908].

      1908. 4to. 4 pp. on 3 ff. Includes a postcard. A detailed letter to an unnamed colleague, possibly the British bacteriologist Henry George Plimmer (to whom the enclosed postcard is addressed), who, like Ehrlich, was researching trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness. Ehrlich is pleased with his correspondent's request to work together, but is distressed at the prospect that this collaboration would separate his colleague from his home and his family. - Traces of folding; traces of mounting to f. 1. The postcard (written and signed by Hedwig Ehrlich) invites Plimmer and his stepson, Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1877-1955), to lunch at the Four Season's Hotel in Munich.

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        L'Espagne et Napoléon 1804-1809 -

      Plon-Nourrit et Cie 1908 -, Paris - 3 tomes. In-8 Tome 1: XIII-520 pp. Tome 2: V-370 pp. Tome 3: V-427 pp. Reliure postérieure bradel demi-chagrin rouge. Dos lisse avec filets dorés. Tranches mouchetées. Intérieur sans rousseurs. Très bel ensemble, élégant. Portrait frontispice sur tome 1 et tome 2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erinnerungsalbum eines Opernliebhabers mit Einträgen von Roald Amundsen, Enrico Caruso, Eleonora Duse, Mischa Elman, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Gerhart Hauptmann, Herbert von Karajan ,Fritz Kreisler, Jan Kubelik, Lilli Lehmann, Arthur Nikisch, Max Reger, Richard Strauss, Erika Wedekind und Felix Weingartner. Wiesbaden und Bayreuth, überwiegend 1908 bis 1912, einige 1932 bis 1978.

      1908. Mit 1 Feder- und 1 Bleistiftzeichnung. 94 Bll. mit ca. 130 Eintragungen. Grüner feingenarbter Lederband der Zeit mit etwas Jugendstil-Goldprägung und Goldschnitt. 8vo. Bemerkenswertes und ungemein reichhaltiges Autographenalbum eines Opernliebhabers mit Einträgen von zahlreichen Größen der Opern-, Musik- und Theaterwelt aus dem Umfeld der Wiesbadener Oper und der Bayreuther Festspiele. Darunter: Aino Ackté (Sopranistin, 1876-1944; 32), Bela Alten (Sopranistin, 1877-1962; 55), Roald Amundsen (Polarforscher, 1872-1928; 93), Friedrich Simon Archenhold (Naturwissenschaftler und Astronom, 1861-1939; 6), Hermann Bahr (Schriftsteller, 1863-1934; 44) und Anna Bahr-Mildenburg (Sopranistin, 1872-1947; 44), Michael Balling (Bratschist und Dirigent, 1866-1925; 43), Felix Berber (Violinist, 1871-1930; 64), Carl Braun (Tenor, 1885-1960; 31, mit Notenzeile), Gustav Brecher (Dirigent und Komponist, 1879-1940; 8, mit Notenzeile), Carel Burrian (Tenor, 1870-1924; 65), Fritz Busch (Dirigent, 1890-1951; 80, mit Notenzeile) Mme Charles Cahier (Altistin, 1870-1951; 68), Teresa Carreño (Pianistin, 1853-1917; 84)., Enrico Caruso (Tenor, 1873-1921; 20, mit eh. Selbstportrait in Feder), Houston Stewart Chamberlain (Schriftsteller, 1855-1927; 42), Susanne Dessoir (Sopranistin, 1869-1953; 81) Ilona Durigo (Altistin, 1881-1943), Eleonora Duse (24), Mischa Elman (Violinvirtuose, 1891-1967; 83), Otto Ernst (Schriftsteller, 1862-1926; 26 und 83), Karl Ettlinger (Schriftsteller, 1882-1939; 83), John Forsell (Bariton, 1868-1941; 68) Max Friedlaender (Musikwissenschaftler, 1852-1934; 35), Vally (Valerie)Friedrich-Höttges (Sängerin, 1887-1958; 82) Wilhelm Furtwängler (90), Ludwig Ganghofer (73), Jeannette Grumbacher de Jong (Sopranistin, 1872-nach 1932; 86), Ellen Gulbranson (Sopranistin, 1863-1947; 29), Lilly Hafgren (Sopranistin, 1884-1965; 46), Karl Halir (Violinist und Konzertmeister, 1859-1909; 21), Gerhart Hauptmann (60), Sven Hedin (56), Hugo Heermann (Violinist, 1844-1935; 78), Frieda Hempel (Sopranistin, 1884-1955; 27), Heinrich Hensel (Tenor, 1874-1935; 77) Gudrun Hildebrandt (Schauspielerin, D. n. b.; 11), Josef Kainz (Schauspieler, 1858-1910; 61), Herbert von Karajan (Eintrag von 1972; 57), Tilly Koenen (Mezzosopranistin, 1873-1941; 79), Thomas Koschat (Komponist, 1845-1914; 38, mit Notenzeile), Felix von Kraus (Bassist, 1870-1937; 51 und 82), Fritz Kreisler (71), Jan Kubelik (Violinvirtuose und Komponist, 1880-1940; 70) Léon Laffitte (Tenor, 1875-1938; 81), Arno Landmann (Orgelvirtuose und Komponist, 1887-1966; 83), Martha Leffler-Burckhard (Sopranistin, 1865-1954; 71), Lilli Lehmann (Sopranistin, 1848-1929; 34), Paul Lincke (Operettenkomponist, Kapellmeister, 1866-1946; 12, mit kl. Notenbeispiel "Luna-Walzer"), Flore Luithlen-Kalbeck (Sopranistin, gest. 1948; 86), Ottilie Metzger-Lattermann (Altistin, 1878-1943; 3), Alexander Moissi (Schauspieler, 1879-1935; 85), Karl Muck (Dirigent, 1859-1940; 30, mit Notenzeile), Elly Ney (22, mit Notenzeile), Arthur Nikisch (Dirigent, 1855-1922; 58), Siegfried Ochs (Dirigent und Komponist, 1858-1929; 35), Elisabeth Ohlhoff (Sopranistin, 1884-1954; 82), Fritz von Ostini (Schriftsteller; 1861-1927; 72), Carl Julius Pappenheim (Zeitungsverleger, 1850-1927; 18), Ernst von Possart (Schauspieler und Bühnenleiter, 184-1921; 7 und 64), Margarete Preuße-Matzenauer (Kammersängerin, geb. 1881; 1), Paul Prill (Kapellmeister, 1860-1930; 78), Max Reger (82), Wolfgang Reimann (Organist und Chorleiter, 1887-1971; 51, mit Notenzeile), Anton van Rooy (Baß-Bariton, 1870-1932; 63), Moritz Rosenthal (Pianist, 1862-1946; 69) Kurt Rotter (Musikschriftsteller und Volksliedsammler, 1881-1945; 43), Marcell Salzer (Rezitator und Schauspieler, 1873-1930; 62), Adele Sandrock (59), Vasily Safonov (Pianist und Dirigent, 1852-1918; 69), Max von Schillings (Komponist, 1868-1933; 64, mit Notenzitat) Paul Schmedes (Tenor, 1860-1930; 74), Rolf Schroeder (Pianist und Konzertbegleiter, geb. 1898; 89, mit ganzseitiger Handzeichnung), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Sopranistin, 1915-2006; 91), Marcella Sembrich (Koloratursopranistin, 1858-1935; 72), Alfred Sittard (Organist, Komponist, Michelkantor, 1878-1942; 73), Leo Slezak (Tenor, 1873-1946; 61), Walter Soomer (Baß-Baritonist, 1878-1955; 93), Agnes Sorma (Schauspielerin, 1862-1927; 33), Frieda Stahl-Spiess (Pianistin, D. n. e.; 72 und 92) Bernhard Stavenhagen (Pianist, 1862-1914; 49), Fritz Steinbach (Kapellmeister und Komponist, 1855-1916; 87, mit Notenzeile), Richard und Pauline Strauss (21) Joseph Szigeti (Violionist, 1892-1973, 76, mit Notenbeispiel), Henry Thode (Kunsthistoriker, 1857-1920; 40), Siegfried Wagner (Sohn von Richard W., Dirigent und Festspieldirektor in Bayreuth, 1869-1930; 42), Harry Walden (Schauspieler, 1875-1921; 25) Wolfram Waldschmidt (Musikschriftsteller, 1874-1935; 81), Edyth Walker (Sängerin, 1867-1950; 9, mit Notenzeile), Erika Wedekind (Sopranistin, Schwester von Frank W., 1868-1944; 10), Felix Weingartner (Dirigent, Komponist, 1863-1942; 69), Clarence Whitehill (Baß-Bariton, 1871-1932; 37), Ernst Frh. von Wolzogen (Schriftsteller, 1855-1934; 28) und Konrad von Zawilowski (Baritonist, 1880-1952; 82). - Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kapitale etwas beschabt.

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        3 autograph designs for an inscribed plaque. [Vienna, 1908].

      1908. Large 8vo. 3 ff. Pencil and ink on paper. The silver-on-ivory plaque was dedicated by the citizens' association of Vienna's 5th district on the occasion of the 50th birthday of the painter Joseph Sturm. - 1 f. with printed letterhead; the other two on transparent paper. Traces of paperclips; some wrinkling and slight edge defects.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Dr. W. C. Röntgen"). Apparently Munich, 10. II. 1908.

      1908. Large 8vo. 1½ pp. on bifolium. To Albert Rueprecht, owner of Albert Rueprecht & Son, Vienna, who had delivered him a precision scale which actually did not work. Röntgen describes in detail what could be the reasons for its malfunction (rust for instance), and why it is necessary to return it without any further refictication of defects. - Together with two letters from Dr. Wagner on the same matter, and a transport receipt from J. Schubert & Comp., Vienna.

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        A Midsummer-Night's Dream.

      London: William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page & Co., New York,, 1908. Quarto. Original vellum covers, titles to spine and front cover gilt, image blocked in gilt to front cover, brown endpapers, original silk ties detached and laid in. Colour frontispiece and 39 colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham. Christmas 1917 gift inscription to front free endpaper. Mild soiling to vellum, an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 324 of 1,000 copies signed by the artist for sale in Great Britain and Ireland.

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      London: Methuen, 1908. Grahame, Kenneth. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. London: Methuen, (1908). First Edition, second impression published the very same month as the first impression. Uncut, tissue-guarded frontispiece, virtually identical text, binding, and format except for "second edition" overprinted on the title page. A FINE copy with spectacular eye appeal for the condition-conscious collection who would prefer not to pay ten times as much for a similarly superb example of the first impression of this enduring and endearing children's literary classic.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Illus. by Graham Robertson.

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        Auf zum Taunus. Unternehmungen zur Hebung des Verkehrs und Förderung der Besiedelung im südlichen Taunus.

      Ffm., Schirmer und Mahlau, 1908 - Mit 2 Tafeln, 31 doppelblattgr. farb. Plänen und zahlr. Abb. XXII, 150 S. *Stadtplätze zum Bauen, architektonische Vorschläge, Abbildungen der "Musterhäuser", Sehr viele Fotos aus dem Dorfleben de Zeit. Verbindungen mit Eisenbahn, Auto etc. Inhalt: Beschreibungen der neuen Siedlungsgebiete / Baugelände, Ortsansichten, Sehenswürdigkeiten der Orte: Homburg v.d. Höhe, Oberursel, Cronberg, Königstein, Friedrichsdorf, Bommersheim, Ehlhalten, Eppenhain, Eppstein, Falkenstein, Fischbach, Glashütten, Gonzenheim, Hornau, Kalbach, Kelkheim, Köppern, Mammolshain, Neuenhain, Niederhöchstadt, Oberhöchstadt, Oberstedten, Ruppertshain, Schlossborn, Gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar. Schneidhain, Schönberg, Schwalbach, Seulberg, Stierstadt, Weisskirchen. Jeweils mit doppelseitigen Lageplänen und Beschreibungen nebst Text- und Tafel-Abbildungen. Am Schluss einige (prachtvolle) Entwürfe zu Einfamilienhäusern. Ein prachtvolles und seltenes Werk. Gutes Exemplar. Kanten minimal berieben, Vorsatzblatt mit zwei kl. Einrissen. Die ersten Seiten ein wenig "knitterig". Eine Seite minim. locker. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2300 Flexibler Or.-Leineneinband mit montierter Farbillustration auf dem Deckel und Prägeschrift. Gr. Folio. Erste /1./ (und wohl auch die einzige) Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lazare le Ressucité. Illustré de dessins et gravures à l'eau-forte par Marcel Roux.

      Lyon, Lardanchet, 1908 ; grand in-4 ; demi veau à coins nuagé, dos à double nerfs, branche de gui mosaïqué dans les caissons, bois de la couverture et du titre reproduit et mosaïqué juste en dessous de la pièce du titre rouge, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, non rogné (Kauffmann) ; (2) ff. non chiffrés dont le titre en rouge et noir, 118 pp. ; 15 eaux-fortes hors texte dont le frontispice, protégées par des serpentes légendées, texte dans de grands encadrements «Art Nouveau» gravés sur bois et tirés en gris souris, les début et fin de chapitre d'inspiration fantastique, couverture conservée illustrée d'un bois gravé repris au titre et au dernier feuillet, grand fleuron «égyptien» au second plat. Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires (n°44) sur papier impérial du Japon, après 10 sur même papier, seul grand papier du tirage de tête, comprenant deux états des hors-texte, dont l'eau-forte pure. Ouvrage dont l'illustration dégage une force mystique peu commune ; s'y mêle une interprétation fantastique, si chère à Marcel Roux dont cet ouvrage est une des grandes réussites. La présence de l'eau-forte pure permet de mieux voir la force du dessin original et l'art de l'aquafortiste à le compléter ensuite pour le nimber de mystère. Très bel exemplaire, sans aucune rousseur et dans une reliure personnalisée très réussie avec juste quelques minuscules frottements.

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        La Chasse au Météore. - Le Pilote du Danube.

      Hetzel Paris S.D. (1908) Grand in-8 ( 280 X 185 mm ) de 236-235 pages, cartonnage de percaline polychrome de léditeur ( signé Engel ) "à un éléphant avec titre dans l'éventail", dos "au phare", 2ème plat type «i» ( comme indiqué dans Jauzac 309-44 ), toutes tranches dorées. Illustrations de Georges ROUX dont 12 grandes planches en chromotypographie. Première et seule édition. Dos légèrement éclairci, gardes intérieures fendues, rousseurs claires, bel exemplaire, à la gouttière régulière. D'autres photos sur

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