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        Rosa. Af student Parelius' papirer.

      Kra. & Kbh. 1908. 8vo. Brunt originalt shirtingbind. 343 s.. Liten plett på bakdekkelen, ellers et pent eksemplar

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        Die Funktionen der Nervencentra. Deutsche Ausgabe redigiert durch R. Weinberg. 3 Bände.

      Jena Fischer -11 1908 - (25,5 x 17 cm). IX, 691 S./ VIII S., SS. (693)-1336/ X S., SS. (1337)-2047. Mit 455 Abbildungen. Original-Broschuren, unbeschnitten. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses grundlegenden Werkes. - Die Bände enthalten: I: Einleitung, Untersuchungsmethoden, Rückenmark und verlängertes Mark; II: Kleinhirn, Mittelhirn, Zwischenhirn und subkortikale Ganglien; III: Hemisphären des Grosshirns. - Bechterew (1857-1927), Schüler von Charcot und Wundt, war Professor für Psychiatrie und Neurologie in Kasan und St. Petersburg. Er gilt zusammen mit Pawlow als Begründer der russischen Experimentalpsychologie und als Vater der Verhaltenstherapie. - Einbände leicht angestaubt und minimal bestoßen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - Hirsch/H. Erg. 85 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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      [Yokohama 1908, Grand Hotel]. Black cloth, 11 x 14.5 cm.,65+. +26p., many charming & quaint period advertisements, very. good, with folding color pocket map, b. w. photos, English. text. QUITE RARE !. A MINIATURE POCKET-BOOK & GUIDE BOOK Excellent guide designed for foreign visitors. Covers arts, crafts, scenic spots, famous places, gardens, temples, etc. The folding map in the rear pocked covers an overview of the whole of Yokohama. In the key, it lists banks, churches, consulates, hotels, merchants, newspapers, S.S. companies & miscellaneous places, each place is numbered to match. With many quaint period adverts, several illustrated. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Anne of Green Gables

      Page, Boston 1908 - First issue, dated April, 1908 on the copyright page, with 8 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. Variant binding, most copies being in green or tan cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & soiled and there is an ownership signature, but this is a solid, internally fine copy of the very rare first issue of Montgomery's first novel. Illustrated by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. 8vo, pinkish gray cloth, pictorial cover label. Boston: Page, 1908. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Life and Writings. Containing a biography by Thomas Clio Rickman and Appreciations by Leslie Stephen, Lord Erkine, Paul Desjardins, Robert G. Ingersoll, Elbert Hubbard and Marilla M. Ricker. Edited and annotated by Daniel Edwin Wheeler.

      New York: Vincent Parke and Company, 1908 - 10 volumes, octavo (218 X 148 mm). Publisher's burgundy half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt separated by raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. An excellent set. Portrait frontispiece to volume one surrounded by an ornate foliate border in green, gold and red. De Grand Luxe Republic edition of the centenary issue. Limited to 75 numbered sets, signed by the editor, of which this is number 7. Rare in the original publisher's binding. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LEGEND IN JAPANESE ART: Description of Historical Episodes Legendary Characters,

      London [1908], Kegan. Red cloth, 16 color, 700 b.w. plates &. illustrations, bibliography, Japanese index, very good, 2. vol. set, rebound in 2 parts, preserving the original front. covers, all edge gilt, else clean solid. FIRST EDITION. THE MOST VALUABLE STANDARD JAPANEWE REFERENCE SOURCE ! A detailed iconography, one of the first ever compiled on Japan and still considered the best reference work. Devoted to explanations of decorations on Netsuke, Inro, Tsuba and other sword furniture, sculpture, prints, illustrated books, paintings, etc. Illustrates pieces from the Behrens, Trower, Gilbertson, Saltarel, Kawada, Brockhaus, Tomkinson, Collie, Hawkshaw, Naunton and Victoria & Albert Collections, et al. An indispensable reference work for collectors and students. H. Joly died during the 1920's and was probably the greatest European authority on Japanese sword mounts of his time. * By and large one of the most important Japanese art refere- nce books of the 20th century. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        THE WAR IN THE AIR And Particularly How Mr Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

      London: George Bell and Sons. 1908. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Primary binding. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. With sixteen inserted plates with illustrations by A. C. Michael. A lovely near fine copy. The binding is square and tight with a little bumping at the spine tips and corners. The contents are entirely complete, without inscriptions or stamps and other than some spotting to the text block edge, clean throughout. A very attractive example. 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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        12 Ansichten aus Deutsch-Ost-Afrika [nebst einer Karte].

      Karlsruhe, Kunstdruckerei Künstlerbund, 1908. - Die Bilderentwürfe lieferte Maler Hans Völker. Die Ausstattung besorgte Maler A. Glück. Kolonialserie, 2. Eine Widmungskarte, eine Einführungskarte, 12 farbige Bilder auf Karton, sehr gut zum Rahmen geeignet, und eine farbige Übersichtskarte. Lose ohne Einschlagmappe, von schöner Erhaltung. Die Bilder zeigen: Victoria-See (Victoria-Nyansa), Kilimandjaro, Hafen von Tanga, Usambarabahn, Wissmanndenkmal in Bagamoyo, Im Haven von Dar-es-Salaam, Gouvernements-Krankenhaus in Dar-es-Salaam, Markthalle in Dar-es-Salaam, Mohorofluss (Rufiyigebiet), Nacht im Palmenwald, Urwald (Busch mit blühenden Aloes), In Unyamwesi (Umgebung von Tabora) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        Autograph manuscript of the song "Meriggiata,"

      The manuscript for the printer, signed and inscribed on the autograph title,"Meriggiata Parole e musica di R. Leoncavallo" (Daydream Words and music by R. Leoncavallo), for bass voice and piano, text beginning, "Alto splende nel cielo d'azzuro…," with manuscript dedication to Titta Ruffo (his 1908 recording is available on Youtube). 8 pages, folio, 14-stave paper, no place, November 17, 1908, also signed and dated at the end, "R. Leoncavallo 17 November 1908." Notated in pencil on mostly three systems of four staves each per page, with directives and printer's markings, comprising 40 bars in all.

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        Der Hererofeldzug 1904/06 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des 6. Komp. Feld-Regimentes 1. Mit 2 Karten

      Flensburg, Huwald, 1908. - Halbleinwand der Zeit mit aufkaschiertem Original-Deckblatt, 8°, 60 Seiten. Zwei mehrfach gefaltete Karten zu den Gefechten am Waterberg und im Sandfeld sowie eine Übersichtskarte zu Deutsch-Südwestafrika, beide am oberen Falz leicht gelöst. Einbandkanten berieben, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt aber sauber, nur minimal fingerfleckig. Mit handschr. Widmund des Autors vom Juni 1908. Vorsatz und Titel gestempelt mit Friedrich Herzog, also offenbar aus dessen Bibliothek stammend.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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      Paris, L'Edition, J. Chevrel, 1908 - Edition publiée d'après le texte original avec une étude sur Choderlos de Laclos et une bibliographie des "Liaisons dangereuses" par Ad. Van Bever. Vingt eau-fortes originales par Martin Van Maele. Paris, L'Edition, J. Chevrel, 1908 1 volume in-8 (24,8 x 15,8 cm) broché de XXIX-384-(3) pages. 20 eaux-fortes hors-texte en noir. Exemplaire à l'état proche du neuf, tel que paru. Chaque eau-forte est protégée par un calque imprimé. TIRAGE UNIQUE A 225 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 175 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER VERGE D'ARCHES.Il a été tiré 50 exemplaires de tête sur papier du Japon (avec suites). L'illustration de Martin Van Maele n'est aucunement licencieuse. Il s'agit ici d'une suite de gravures délicieusement suggestives, à peine érotiques, mais totalement évocatrices du texte sensuel de Choderlos de Laclos. Le texte de Choderlos de Laclos initialement paru en 1782 est trop connu pour en faire ici l'éloge. L'étude sur l'auteur qui ouvre le volume est très intéressante. BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE CE LIVRE PEU COMMUN. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - DOGS. THREE JOVIAL PUPPIES rhymed by E.D. Cuming. London: Blackie & Son, no date [1908]. Folio (11 x 15 5/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight tip and edge rubbing else near Fine. The rhymes relate the misadventures of adorable fox-hunting puppies that begin their training by hunting everything that moves - from a turkey to a garden hose. Illustrated by J.A. SHEPHERD in color on every page and with pictorial endpapers reminiscent of Aldin. Printed frenchfold on quality paper. Considering the size and age, it is amazing that this picture book has survived in such nice condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Diary of a New Chum

      Book Lovers' Library, Melbourne 1908 - 64pp. No inscriptions. Printed by McCarron, Bird & Co., 479 Collins Street Melbourne. Illustrated front cover. Deckle edged pages which are browned. Some wear to spine and yapped edges of the covers. Paul Wenz (1869-1939) was born in Reims. His father Emile Wenz was a wool merchant with wool-buying agencies in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. In 1892 Paul went on a long tour of the family wool interests. He spent two years jackarooing in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. Eventually he managed the wool-buying agencies frequently travelling to Sydney and Melbourne. From 1900 onwards he published short stories, written in French, set in Australia. He published his only book in English " Diary of a New Chum" in 1908 at Melbourne under the pseudonym Paul Warrego. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Liguria preistorica

      Tipografia Sordomuti, Genova 1908 - In 4°, legatura in mezza pergamena con titoli oro su tassello. pp. 765, (1) con 271 illustrazioni nel testo e 8 tavole in nero. Firma di antica mano al frontespizio. Ottimo stato. Opera assai rara e ricercata. Edizione originale. Un viaggio a ritroso in una Liguria oggi anche eccessivamente antropizzata, un andar per caverne non si sa quanto ancora oggi accessibili o conservate, una serie di reperti tombali che documentano il passaggio e l’insediamento di etnìe non solo mediterranee Numerose figure nel testo ed alcune tavole accompagnano la trattazione a dir poco ponderosa e documentata. Arturo Issel (1842-1922) scienziato e paleontologo genovese, fu professore ordinario di Geologia e Mineralogia presso l'Università degli Studi di Genova dal 1866 fino al 1891, e in seguito direttore del Museo Geologico di Genova fino al 1917. Tra i suoi molti interessi archeologia preistorica e negli ultimi suoi anni di vita fu Presidente della Società Ligure di Storia Patria. L'oggetto delle sue ricerche geologiche fu principalmente la Liguria e tra le sue opere quella più celebre e ricercata è senza dubbio Liguria Geologica e Preistorica, pubblicata per la prima volta da Donath nel 1892. Il pubblico fece lieta accoglienza a siffatto lavoro, che rimase in breve esaurito; laonde, trascorsi 15 anni e venuti in luce molti documenti inediti intorno alla materia, pensai di richiamarlo a nuova vita, ponendolo a livello dei recenti progressi. Esaurito il mio compito, ne risulta non già una seconda edizione, ma un'opera maggiore e diversa dall'originaria (cfr. Prefazione dell'Autore). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works.

      London: Methuen & Co,, 1908. 14 volumes, octavo. Original limp vellum, gilt lettered spines and front covers, gilt motifs on front covers from designs by Charles Ricketts, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. General light soiling to covers, stain to top edge and back cover of Intentions, light splash marks on spine of A House of Pomegranates. A very good set. First collected edition of Wilde's works, the de luxe issue of 80 sets printed on Japanese vellum. "The text is taken in most instances from the last editions issued under the superintendence of the author. In some cases the volumes contain additional matter which had not previously been reprinted, while some of the volumes contain matter here published for the first time" (Mason). Copyright in The Picture of Dorian Gray was held by Charles Carrington, so that volume alone appears with his Paris imprint. A most attractive set in the original striking vellum bindings, from the library of the American explorer Alexander Hamilton Rice (1875-1956) and his wife Eleanor Elkins Rice, with their armorial bookplate (from Tiffany & Co) on each front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Life and Writings.

      New York: Vincent Parke and Company, , 1908. Containing a biography by Thomas Clio Rickman and Appreciations by Leslie Stephen, Lord Erkine, Paul Desjardins, Robert G. Ingersoll, Elbert Hubbard and Marilla M. Ricker. Edited and annotated by Daniel Edwin Wheeler. 10 volumes, octavo (218 X 148 mm). Publisher's burgundy half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt separated by raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to volume one surrounded by an ornate foliate border in green, gold and red. An excellent set. De Grand Luxe Republic edition of the centenary issue. Limited to 75 numbered sets, signed by the author and publisher, of which this is number 7. Rare in the original publisher's binding.

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        Les chefs-d'oeuvre d'art ancien a l'Exposition de la Toison d'or a Bruges en 1907 / texte de H. Kervyn de Lettenhove . [et al.]

      Bruxelles : G. van Oest 1908 - Provenance; Newhouse galleries with their bookplate. Good to very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, leather-backed pictorial cloth boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; Limited edition; number 470 of only 500 copies. Physical description; xvi, 272 p., 103 leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 cm. Notes; Many of the plates are accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress. Includes bibliography. Subjects; Order of the Golden Fleece. Art & Painting - Belgium - Flanders - Bruges - Exhibitions. 272 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 223677. 8 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hyperion. Eine Zweimonatsschrift. 12 Hefte in 6 Bänden, 1 von 1000 Exemplaren auf englischem Velin. (Mit allen 113 Kunstbeigaben, teils als O-Grafik, mehreren Erstdrucken u. a. von Kafka, Rilke, Heinrich Mann)

      München, Hans von Weber, 1908 (bis 1910) 216; 200; 192; 204; 192; 192 S. 113 Tafeln. Gr.4° goldgeprägtes Orig.- Leinen Einband nur sehr leicht berieben, innen nur sehr schwache Gebrauchsspuren; insgesamt sehr sauber, sehr gut erhalten. Mit allen Kunstbeilagen vollständig. Versand D: 3,00 EUR Bücher mit Original-Grafiken. Limitierte Auflagen.

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      Published by Methuen & Co., 1908. 2nd edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Robertson, Graham. Good condition with no wrapper. The original edition of this much-loved classic about life on the River Bank. Just one illustration - a b/w frontis by Robertson. Dark green cloth, gilt decorations to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 302 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to top and tail of spine. A few small wrinkles in cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Second edition published same year/month as first edition. [R]

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        Photograph Album documenting the construction and testing of the New York City Fire Department's High Pressure Hydrant System

      New York City, 1908. Photograph Album. Very Good. Oblong 12 Mo. The album measures 10.5" x 7" and contains 25 leaves with 72 photographs ranging in size from 3.25" x 2.25" to 9" x 6". A printed organizational roster of the National Fire Protection Association is laid in. One leave loose, otherwise in very nice shape. By the beginning of the 20th century, skyscraper fires had become a major concern in New York City as pumper wagons were unable to generate enough pressure to shoot water to the top of the high buildings. So, between 1905 and 1908, the city built a high pressure hydrant system to protect the entire area from 23rd Street to the Battery powered by two pumping stations. Upon its completion, an article in Technical World Magazine noted that "Should the fire be in a thirty or forty story skyscraper . . . only a pair or three hydrants need to be connected . . . and clear to the top floor leaps a deluge which all the engines in Greater New York could not begin to force. . . ." These exceptional photographs include images of the construction, the Ganswvoort pumping station, pumping equipment and wagons, and the demonstration and testing of the system performed in July of 1908.

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        British Hunts and Huntsmen. In Four Volumes. Containing a short history of each fox and stag hunt in the British Isles, together with biographical records of masters past and present, and some members of each hunt. Also an introductory chapter on mediaeval hunting, and articles concerning the stag, the fox, the hound, and the horse, and all subjects allied thereto. Profusely Illustrated with Engravings and Half-Tone Illustrations.

      The Biographical Press, London. 1908 1st ed - 4 Vols. Large. Size approx 15 x 11 ins. Half bound in red morocco leather to spine and corners with red cloth covered boards. With raised and gilt banding to spines, gilt lettering, and gilt edging to leather on boards. All page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. xviii, 591; xvi, 606; xvi, 664; xvi, 625 [pp]. 228 engraved plates, and many half-tone illustrations. In very good conditions. Rubbing to leather with some chipped edges and corners, cloths are lightly faded with some lighter soiled patches and some darker rubbed/handling marks. Bindings all tight and sound. Pages clean and tight. Some light browning/ very mild foxing to some engravings. Else a very clean and tight set. Four Volumes: England South West; England South East, East & East Midlands; England North East, West Midlands and Wales; and England North, Scotland & Ireland.

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        A Midsummer Night's Dream

      London: William Heinemann,, 1908. Quarto. Original vellum boards, titles to spine and front board gilt, image blocked in gilt to front board, brown endpapers. With 40 tipped in colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Small W H Smith bookseller's ticket at rear pastedown. Some marks to boards, which are remarkably unbowed, internally some minor spotting to tissue guards, but withal an excellent copy. First Rackham edition, signed limited issue, number 170 of 1,000 numbered copies signed by Rackham.

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        Recent progress in Magneto-Optics

      1908 - de 12 pages et 8 planches London, William Clownes and sons, 1908, in-8, de 12 pages et 8 planches, exemplaire broché, sans couverture, Rare tiré à part portant un envoi de l'auteur à Jean Becquerel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Anne of Green Gables

      L. C. Page, 1908 The first impression of the first edition. Very good minus condition. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. L.C. Page, Boston, 1908. First edition dated "April 1908" on the verso of title page. Octavo, original brown cloth, titles to the spine in gilt and front panel. Mounted pictorial label on front panel. Illustrations by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. Anne has been stealing the hearts of readers generation after generation since it was first published in 1908. At that time, there were not many great female protaganists in novels, but there was a great audience of women readers who fell in love with this bright and extremely imaginative red-headed orphan. The book was an immediate sensation and the series followed. It's one of these most beloved girl books ever written, having sold more than 50 million copies worldwide and translated into at least 20 languages. It has also been adapted into numerous films, television series, and plays. "Isn't it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive--it's such an interesting world. It wouldn't be half so interesting if we know all about everything, would it? There'd be no scope for imagination then, would there?".. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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      The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1908., 1908. First edition. Thick 8vo. VOLUME I: Three quarter leather and cloth, all edges gilt, raised bands, gold stamping on spine, decorated endpapers, 688 pp., plus xiv pp. of index, frontis. (portrait), preface, illustrated, plates, portraits, index. Light foxing to a few end pages and lightly rubbed at corners, else a near fine, tight copy. VOLUME II: Three quarter leather and cloth, all edges gilt, raised bands, gold stamping on spine, decorated endpapers, 684 pp., plus iv pp. of index, frontis. (portrait), illustrated, portraits, index. Light foxing to a few end pages and lightly rubbed at corners and along spine, else near fine, tight copy. VOLUME III: Three quarter leather and cloth, all edges gilt, raised bands, gold stamping on spine, decorated endpapers, 689 (1) pp., plus iv pp. of index, frontis. (portrait), illustrated, portraits, index. Light foxing to a few end pages and lightly rubbed at corners and along spine, else near fine, tight copy. Volume I provides historical information about Kansas City, including early pioneers, the city as it developed, terminus for the Santa Fe Trail, the Civil War period, public utilities, railroads, banking and finance, education, newspapers, churches, legal and medical facilities, river transportation, parks, art movements, women's clubs social life, etc. Portraits of Father de Smet, Jim Bridger, Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan, Josiah Gregg, and others. Volume II and III provide biographical sketches and photographs of prominent settlers and citizens of Kansas City. Handsome set.

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        Weights and balances (Catalogue Général du Musée du Caire, 31271-31670)

      SAE, Le Caire 1908 - 1908, first edition. Folio. Modern hardcover binding, perfect condition, no markings. Catalogue Général du Musée du Caire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wisdom of the East Series: The Conduct of Life, or The Universal Order of Confucius, A Translation of One of the Four Confucian Books, Hitherto Known as the Doctrine of the Mean

      London: John Murray, 1908 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 17.1*12.5cm, 60p. Previous owner's name on top of front free endpaper, otherwise a clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kramers Taschenbuch der Rassegeflügelzucht.

      Würzburg Stürtz () 1908 - 2. Aufl.; 32 Seiten Text mit 1 Portrait + 107 chromolith. Tafeln; Originalhalbleinwandeinband mit Deckeltitel und Deckelvignette (5 Tafeln mit winzigen Verklebungen, eine rückseitig mit geringem Textverlust; sonst schönes Exemplar) 0,000 gr. Geflügel

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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      - EATON,SEYMOUR. THE ROOSEVELT BEARS ABROAD. Philadelphia: Stern 1908. 4to, cloth backed boards, pictorial paste on, 178p., light edge rubbing, spine faded and very faint small edge soil on several pages else tight and VG. 1st edition. Illustrated by R.K. CULVER with 15 color plates plus many black & whites. The Bears meet King Edward and travel in Europe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Original cloth gilt with mounted pictorial pastedown. First Edition (second issue.) Bookplate of the noted collector of cat books, Marianne Gourary to blank verso of front endpaper.A fine copy and the best we have handled.The first issue was issued in October 1908; the second December 1908. The first has the words: 'All rights reserved' at the foot of the title. This was omitted in the second printing.

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        Das Buch der Tausend Nächte und der einen Nacht. Vollständige und in keiner Weise gekürzte Ausgabe nach den vorhandenen orientalischen Texten besorgt. 15 Bände (von 18)

      Wien, 1908-14., C.W. Stern, - 8°. Es fehlen die Bände 1, 2 und 8. Orig.-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückenlederschildern und Kopfgoldschnitt. Einige Kapitale etwas bestoßen. Bd. 14 mit kleiner Lochung in zweiter Buchblockhälfte. Seitenränder stellw. Nachgebräunt. Insgesamt schöne und saubere Exemplare. de Band:

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        Oeuvres. Publiées par les soins de la Société française de physique

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1908 - In-4 (25,2 x 16,8 cm), broché, non coupé. Edition originale, ornée d’un beau portrait de Pierre Curie en héliogravure, et de 2 planches. Préface de Marie Curie. (quelques défauts et petites déchirures, pliures sur les 2 planches, piqûres sur les tranches). // Quarto (25,2 x 16,8 cm), softcover, unopened. First edition, illustrated with a fine portrait of Pierre Curie in heliogravure, and 2 plates. Introduction by Marie Curie. (some defects and small tears, foldings on the 2 plates, spots on edges).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Das Waldröschen oder die Verfolgung rund um die Erde Enthüllungroman über die Geheimnie der menschlichen Gesellschaft 6 Bände/komplette Ausgabe,

      Niedersedlitz-Dresden, H. G. Münchmeyer, 1908., - Das Waldröschen oder die Verfolgung rund um die Erde. Enthüllungsroman über die Geheimnisse der menschlichen Gesellchaft; anonyme Ausgabe (von Karl May); Neue illustrierte Ausgabe, hrsg. Niedersedlitz-Dresden, H. G. Münchmeyer, o.J. (1908) Band I. Die Tochter des Granden, 565 S, 101 Illustr. 1 Vign.; Band II. Der Schatz der Mixtekas, 360 S, 58 Illustr.; Band III. Matavese, der Fürst des Felsens, 968 , 146 Illustr., 1 Vignette; Band IV. Erkämpftes Glück, 840 S, 126 Illustr., Band V. Erkämpftes Glück, 714 S, 96 Illustr., Band VI, Erkämpftes Glück, 632 S, 88 Illustr., Plaul 442.1 (A-F), DB analog 123; kl 8°; OHlwd (Rücken unter Verwendung Original-Rücken ersetzt); m. Besitzerstempel auf Titelbl., Bd. I mit handgechriebenen Eintrag auf Titelbl. "von Carl May", schiefgel., etwas bestossen, innen sehr sauberer Zustand. rare komplette Auflage dieses wohl gesuchtesten Werkes von Karl May. guter Zustand. best.Nr.187710 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 7500

      [Bookseller: Alte Bücherwelt]
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        The Northwest Passage Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Gjoa 1903-1907. With a Supplement By First Lieutenant Hansen Vice-Commander of the Expedition.

      London: Constable 1908 - London: Constable, 1908. 2 volumes. 1st UK Edition. 8vo. Vol.I: [xiii], 335pp, frontis with tissue guard of Amundsen plus 69 b/w photographic plates - several full page, plus large fold-out map at rear entitled The Route of the Gjoa Through the Northwest Passage - complete. Vol. II: [ix], 397pp, frontis of the Gjoa meeting its first whaling ship with tissue guard, plus 70 b/w photographic plates, large fold-out colour map at rear entitled Map of King Haakon VII Coast and Queen Maud's Sea, and of Lieut. Hansen and Sergt. Ristveldt's Sledge Expedition 1905. - complete. Publisher's green cloth with bright gilt lettering, Top page edges bright gilt; pictorial cover and spine not faded which is most typical with this publication, small 5mm closed split on spine top of volume I. Internally very clean with no prior ownership markings, tight un-cracked hinges Ñ an extraordinarily well preserved set inside and out Ñ a complete set in Near Fine condition. The First English Edition of the first person narrative of the Norwegian Northwest Passage expedition led by Roald Amundsen in the Gjoa. This very famous expedition was the first to successfully navigate the Northwest Passage. Described are the voyage to the Canadian Arctic, wintering at Gjoa Haven on King William Island, Eskimos encountered including Mackenzie Delta Eskimos, numerous boat and sledge journeys, food and hunting. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books, ABAA]
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        First & Last Things.

      London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.,, 1908. A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life. Octavo. Original blue-green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in black. Tips very slightly worn, some loss of size to covers, erased inscription to front free endpaper, some light foxing to endleaves and edges of text block; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in pencil, "Henry Newbolt, from the author. Nov. 1908." Between 1900 and 1905 Newbolt was the editor of the Monthly Review, where he enthusiastically reviewed Wells's The Sea Lady in 1902. A flattered Wells invited Newbolt to join the Co-efficients dining club, which had been set up by Sidney and Beatrice Webb that year, "'for politicians to meet thinkers'", and included other Edwardian luminaries such as Bertrand Russell, Sir Edward Grey and Alfred Milner. "Newbolt's intimate (if brief) friendship with H.G. Wells was one of the most surprising results of his stint as an editor" (Chitty, p. 137). With some annotations to the rear free endpaper, possibly in Wells's hand, noting topics of interest and corresponding page numbers. From the library of Henry Newbolt, with his bookplate to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A m?vészetek és a stílus. [The Arts and the Style.]

      Athenaeum, Budapest 1908 - First separate edition. Offprint. Limited edition up to 300 copies. Numbered. Illustrated title page. Printed on thick paper in brown ink. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. 42, (6) p. Elek Koronhi Lipich (1862-1924) was an early propagator of Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts movement in Hungary as the chief of the Fine Arts Department at the Ministry of Education and Religion, and a patron of Art Nouveau artist colonies in Hungary at Gödöll? and Szolnok. He was friend and collaborator of Aladár Körösfõi-Kriesch and Sándor Nagy the founders of the artist colony at Gödöll?, the cradle of Hungarian Art Nouveau. They shared the interest in the Transylvanian art, and used it to form the unique Hungarian style in modern art. Koronghi Lippich's essay is a manifesto of this project. WorldCat locates no copies in institutional holdings. Wrappers chipped at extremities. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers First separate edition. Offprint. Limited edition up to 300 copies. Numbered. Illustrated title page. Printed on thick paper in brown ink. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        AUNT JANE'S NIECES AT MILLVILLE BY ( Van Dyne, Edith ) AKA Baum, L. Frank , Who Wrote Wizard of Oz Books, Most Uncommon in Color DustJacket Showing 3 Beautiful Gilrs , 1 Seated with Book Open, SERIES #3

      Reilly & BRITTON Chicago, 1908. HBDJ, 1908, Later IsSue WIth titles thRough AUNT JANE'S NIECES oN VACATION ), NF+/VG-, AS-IS, DJ with some light wear and tears edges, and staining, DJ light Rub, FADE, Wear Light Soil, Tiny Chips Extremities DJ, BeautIful Beige Cloth with Purple Lilacs & Picture on dj duplicated, LettEReD in Orange on DJ Spine light Soiling, Interior Nice tight Clean light Rub, Wear FoX, 306 pgs + ADS in BaCk for Flying Girls Series, CaPtain Becky ETC, Pasted Beautiful ColOR PiCture Inlay on CovEr, DJ Seems a SmidGen too short for Cover , Back DJ shows ads for 6 books School girl Day, School fellow Days ETC. BY ( Van Dyne, Edith ) AKA Baum, L. Fran. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        Le Gynécée

      1908 - 6 pp., 76 planches Paris. Mercure de France, 1908, in-4, 6 pp, 76 planches, broché sous étui d'éditeur, Premier tirage de ces 76 dessins érotiques de Rouveyre, surprenant de violence et d'originalité. Édition originale de la Glose de Rémy de Gourmont; analyse des convulsions et distorsions auxquelles l'artiste soumet les créatures qu'il nous montre. Tirage à 1510 exemplaires, un des 500 exemplaires numérotés et signés par l'artiste sur papier d'arches. Envoi de Rouveyre à Manzi. Un important dessin original sur arche, signé, de Jacques Rouveyre a été ajouté en première page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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      - Hand-pulled photogravure on tissue, 8 X 6 inches, archivally matted. Fine. The image is a fine richly-toned photogravure from CAMERA WORK 23, 1908.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Londres comme je l'ai vu.

      Eugene Rey, Paris 1908 - One of 100 de luxe copies on japon, this one unnumbere. 156 illustrations of London by Charles Huard. 8vo., in an unique original vellum binding by Carayon with an original painting by Draner of a Life Guard and a Beefeater on each cover and one of an officer on the spine, spine lettered in gilt, in the original marbled paper stiff wrapper lettered in gilt and slipcase, original wrappers bound in. A very handsome book and binding. Draner who did the three painting on the binding was an important Belgian painter, illustrator and cartoonist. His real name was Jules Jean George Renard (1833-1926) and Draner was an anagram of his surname. He moved from Belgium to France in 1861 and became known at this time for his caricatures of military life, as on this binding which depicts a Lifeguard, a Beefeater and an army officer all with improbable whiskers, arrogance and spectacular 'English' noses. His military caricatures can be seen in several published albums including Types Militaires de Toutes Les Nations and Nouvelle vie militaire. He worked on many magazines and designed costumes for theatres and opera houses. Charles Huard (1874-1965) was a French painter and illustrator very well known for his illustrations to Balzac. His London book was the third voyage book he was commissioned to do, the others were on Berlin and New York. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Unmasking Of Robert-Houdin

      New York: The Publishers Printing Co, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 319 p. Illustrated, photo-frontispiece of Houdini. Near Fine condition. Tiny closed tear in margin of pg. 31-32. Former owner's name stamped on ffep. Very faint staining to cloth, which is overall very clean, lettering is barely rubbed. Tissue-guard intact. A nice copy. One famous magician's expose and biography of another, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Wind in the Willows

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. First American edition published in October 1908. Mylared original dust jacket has pieces missing and dampstains and is completely detached at the rear joint. Green cloth boards have soil on rear lower edge and sunning on edges and spine. Gilt imprint. Binding tight, interior clean. Frontispiece with tissue guard, red and black print on title page. Uncut pages with gilt top edge. Scottish author Kenneth Grahame retired from government service in 1908 and wrote this classic novel of Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad based on stories he had made up for his son Alistair. A very scarce find in the original dust jacket. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 302 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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