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        Camera Work: Issue Number 25

      New York: Alfred Stieglitz. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION of issue number 25 of Camera Work, complete with 9 original photogravures, including five by Annie W. Brigman, one by Emma Spencer, one by C. Yarnall Abbott, and two by Frank Eugene, including a portrait of Alfred Stieglitz. Edited and published by Alfred Stieglitz. Texts by Charles H. Caffin, Paul B. Haviland, Joseph T. Keiley, Frederick H. Evans, J. B. Kerfoot, J. Nilsen Laurvik, and Alfred Stieglitz. Containing articles entitled Henri Matisse and Isadora Duncan by Charles H. Caffin, The Home of the Golden Disk by Paul B. Haviland, Impressions of the Linked Ring Salon of 1908 by Joseph T. Keiley, Personality in Photography -- With a Word on Color by Frederick H. Evans, Henri Matisse; A Retrospect by J. B. Kerfoot, and Mrs. Annie W. Brigman -- A Comment by J. Nilsen Laurvik. Also containing the complete Photo-Secession Members' List. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1909. Quarto (9" x 12", 23cm x 35cm), original grey wrappers. General edge wear to fragile wrappers. Wrappers with significant loss to spine and first gathering detached. RARE.

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray. Illustrated with seven engravings by Eugene Dete from drawings by Paul Thiriat, each with a printed tissue guard.

      Paris, Charles Carrington, 1908 [correct 1910].. First Illustrated Edition [Sole copyright and authorized edition]. Large Octavo. 312 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket [Half parchment with gilt lettering on spine]. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Including the extremely scarce dustjacket. A splendid example of this rare publication.. With the tipped-in publisher's note: "This illustrated edition was intended to be issued in 1908, the date given on the title-page; but after the text had been printed, the Artist unfortunately fell ill, and this is the reason why the book has not appeared before the present year, 1910. The Publisher". [ Mason - Bibliography of Oscar Wilde - No. 335].

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        3 eigenh. Entwürfe zu einer Inschriftentafel (Silber auf Elfenbein).

      [Wien, 1908].. (1+1+1 =) 3 SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-8vo. Bleistift bzw. Tinte auf Papier.. Die Inschriftentafel (Silber auf Elfenbein) wurde gestiftet von der Bürgervereinigung des V. Wiener Bezirks anläßlich des 50. Geburtstags des Malers Joseph Sturm. - 1 Bl. mit gedr. Briefkopf, die 2 anderen Bll. Transparentpapier; mit Spuren von Büroklammern; etwas knittrig und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        Honeyman Hardware Company No. 6

      Portland, OR.: Honeyman Hardware Company.. Catalogue No. 6.. No date. Ca. 1908.. Massive hardware catalogue; 3/4 leather binding 10.25 x 7 inches; 1325 pp; xxxi pp tabbed index at front. Corners bumped; covers abraded; half inch gouge to leather spine; 4 inch crack along top of spine and front cover; lacks rear free end paper. Lavishly illustrated; contents in very good condition. Dating based on the catalogue listing for Remington Repeating Shotgun, Model 1908, identified by that model number for two years: 1908 and 1909. The catalogue is especially well represented with regard to carpentry tools: for example; saws, drills, planes, screw drivers, etc. Also noteworthy are the many examples of kitchen ware: enamel ware, tin ware, steel ware, galvanized ware, japanned ware, nickel plated ware, etc. Other household goods include stoves, manually operated washing machines; clothes wringers; coffee mills; flatware; door hardware (hinges, locks, handles etc.) Large sections on razors and knives and over 175 pages devoted to Guns and Ammunition (L. C. Smith; Hopkins and Allen; Winchester; Smith & Wesson; Colts; Iver Johnson, etc.) plus Gun Extras and Parts (gun stocks; parts for revolvers, rifles, shotguns, etc.). Another extensive sections on Fishing Equipment: rods, reels, line; flies, spinners, Dowagiac and other lures, etc. Also miscellaneous goods relating to dogs, horses, and livestock; for example: cow and sheep bells. A fascinating catalogue in very good condition picturing and describing an amazing assortment of hardware items pertaining to various trades as well as domestic usage, goods relating to recreational activities, home maintenance and security, and much more. Contents in very good condition, bright and clean. Only two WorldCat listings for numbered Honeyman catalogues. .

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        è‰æ±æ¼«ç"» [Soju Manga].

      - Tokyo, Hidaka Yurindo 1908 (Meiji 41). 255x190mm publisher's printed wrapper (some wear, spine chipped); [6],136;[4],[8]pp; woodcut illustrations throughout, a few colour, most printed in sienna. Originally stapled, the staples have perished; a used but very decent copy in a modern chitsu. First edition of Usen's first book; a facsimile was published in the seventies. A lively collection of pictures, seemingly naive at times but as Hillier said of a later book - Sangusha (1912) - "The childlike naivete of the original sketches is . actually the acme of sophistication . the artist is as elliptical as the poet." (Hillier; The Art of the Japanese Book). Usen hadn't yet attained the fame that brought the quality of printing his later work has but he makes up for that here with humour and imagination. Usen studied western painting before starting his career as a newspaper and magazine illustrator and is among the best of the generation of artists born and educated with the Meiji, soaked in both the foreign and the nationalistic reaction to the foreign, and determined not to step backwards into regurgitating tradition nor become mimics of the west. Some of his late work seems refined to the point of kitsch to me but when sleek expensive art journals publish articles in English on the hitherto neglected anarchistic aims of Usen's early work we know that he has truly arrived. OCLC finds no copy of this outside the National Diet Library.

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        Camera Work: Issue Number 23

      New York: Alfred Stieglitz. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION of issue number 23 of Camera Work, with 16 photogravures by Clarence White. Edited and published by Alfred Stieglitz. Texts by Eduard J. Steichen, Charles H. Caffin, and Alfred Stieglitz. In this particular issue of Camera Work, Alfred Stieglitz celebrates the life and work of Clarence White, a prominent photographer of the early 20th century. The 16 photogravures by White featured in this issue coupled with Charles Caffin's complimentary essay on the artist serve to showcase White's photographic talents and his natural instinct for beauty. Containing articles entitled Painting and Photography by Eduard J. Steichen, Clarence H. White and Exhibition of Prints by George H. Seeley by Charles H. Caffin, and The Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession by Alfred Stieglitz. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1908. Quarto (9" x 12", 23cm x 35cm), original grey wrappers. Two photos detached from mount. General edge wear to fragile wrappers. Back strip neatly split with one inch chip at top of spine, otherwise an exceptional item. RARE.

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        Camera Work Number XXIII (Number 23)

      Alfred Stieglitz, New York 1908 - 4to. Issue dedicated to Clarence H. White, complete with all 16 photogravures, as issued. Original wrappers, chipped. Spine perished. Photogravures are very nice, as follows: 'Portrait--Miss Mary Everett', 'Morning', 'The Arbor' (mount detached from binding), 'Lady in Black with Statuette', 'Boys Going to School', 'Landscape--Winter', 'Portrait--Master Tom' (tip of corner creased), 'Boys Wrestling', 'The Pipes of Pan', 'Nude', 'Entrance to the Garden', 'Portrait--Mrs. Clarence H. White', 'Drops of Rain', 'Boy with Wagon' (detached from mount), 'Portrait--Mrs. Harrington Mann', 'Girl with Rose.' Scarce. VG in wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Camera Work: Issue Number 24

      New York: Alfred Stieglitz. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION of issue number 24 of Camera Work, complete with 10 original photogravures, including 7 by Baron Adolph de Meyer, 1 by William F. Wilmerding, and 2 by Guido Rey. Edited and published by Alfred Stieglitz. Texts by George Besson, Charles H. Caffin, and Alfred Stieglitz. This issue of Camera Work contains Pictorial Photography - A Series of Interviews by Geroge Besson in which the critic discusses the idea of photography as an art form with the following premier artists: Rodin, Gustave Geffroy, Frantz Jourdain, Steinlen, Alexandre Charpentier, Cottet, Chéret, Bartholomé, Willette, Raffaélli, Camille Mauclair, Francis Jourdain, Pointelin, Gabriel Mourey, and Matisse. This edition also contains The Camera Point of View in Painting and Photography by Charles H. Caffin in which the critic analyzes point of view in art under a photographic lens. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1908. Quarto (9" x 12", 23cm x 35cm), original grey wrappers. Creasing along left edge of Over the House-Tops. Some edge wear to fragile wrappers. Spine particularly good. RARE.

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        Exotische Sänfte".

      - Tuschfeder- und Tuschpinselzeichnung, Deckweiß, Farbstift in Blau. 1908. Monogrammiert. 16,8:24,1 cm. Reproduziert in: „Jugend", 1908, als Kunstblatt, Nr. 3402. Literatur: Dreitausend Kunstblätter der Münchner „Jugend". Ausgewählt aus den Jahrgängen 1896-1909, hrsg. v. G. Hirth, neue vermehrte Ausgabe, München, 1909, SS. XIII, 370-379; Goldstein, S. 770; Flemig, SS. 314/15. Zeichner und Karikaturist, Bruder von Rudolf und Hermann Wilke, Mitarbeiter „Jugend", gelegentlicher Mitarbeiter „Simplicissimus" und „Auster".

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      Dunlap Printing Company, Philadelphia 1908 - Original tall light brown wraps issued by the Republican National Committee and containing Taft's speech accepting the nomination of his party for president. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Taft as Supreme Court Chief Justice on the title page: "For Mr. Morse/of Stuyvesant on/Hudson with/best wishes and/congratulations/Wm. H. Taft/Washington/June 2, 1927." Included is a transmittal letter SIGNED by Taft. There is a small hole on the title page with no impact to the signature or inscription. Some expected wear to covers but overall in close to Near Fine condition; the letter with mailing creases but also Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        John Silence

      London, Eveleigh Nash. 1908, 1908. First Edition. 8vo. 390pp. + 34pp ads dated Spring 1908. Publisher's burgundy cloth faded to spine, titled in gilt to spine and front boards, light scuff to mid front board; strong, bright and crisp, a handsome book. Internally clean, minor marginal spotting. A very good, strong copy of a scarce book.

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        Shakespeare's Comedy of The Tempest

      Hodder & Stoughton. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. Limited edition signed by the illustrator being one of 500 copies. Very good condition, lacking ties, with some light foxing to prelims and page edges, signs of ageing to boards. A decent copy with bright gilt. . Very Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 1908.

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        Die Schmetterlinge Europas. Dritte Auflage von Prof. E. Hofmann's Werk: Die Gross-Schmetterlinge Europas. zusammen mit : Die Raupen der Schmetterlinge Europas. Zweite Auflage von E. Hofmanns gleichnamigen Werk.

      Stuttgart, E. Schweitzerbart, 1908 - 1910.. Dritte (3.) Auflage und zweite (2.) Auflage. BändeI I - IV in vier Bänden (komplett). 4 Bll. (Vortitel, Titel, Vor- bzw. Nachwort), CXXVII Seiten m. 154 Textabb., 1 nn. S. (Verzeichnis der Abkürzungen), 385 Seiten mit 105 Textabb.; 3 Bll. (Vortitel, Titel, Schlußwort), 523 Seiten mit 239 Textabb.; 91chromolithographische Tafeln auf starkem Papier mit je einem unpagnierten Blatt Tafelerklärung, 3 Bll. (Vortitel, Titel, Druckfehler u. Berichtigungen); 50 chromolithographische Tafeln auf starkem Papier mit je einem unpagnierten Blatt Tafelerklärung und 10 chromolithographische Tafeln (Supplement) auf starkem Papier mit je einem unpagnierten Blatt Tafelerklärung, XVI Seiten, 1 Bl. (Alphabetisches Pflanzenverzeichnis). 4° (30 x 23 cm), farbig illustrierte blaue Orig.-Leinenbände mit geprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Buntpapiervorsätzen und allseitig marmoriertem Schnitt.. Nissen ZBI 1973a & 1974. - Mit über 150 Farbtafeln opulent illustriertes Standardwerk. Hier mit dem oft fehlenden Raupenband, dieser gegenüber der Erstauflage um ein Supplement mit 10 Tafeln vermehrt. - Ecken und Kapitale minimal bestoßen, Rücken des Raupenbandes leicht berieben, Bde. 1 - 3 mit kleinem Exlibris auf dem vorderen Innendeckel. Insgesamt sehr gute und uniforme Reihe in den wunderschönen Verlagseinbänden.

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        The Holtbury Idyll

      London: printed by the Women's Printing Society,, [1908]. An Heroic Comedy in thirteen Letters, six Telegrams and two Newspaper Paragraphs. Single 44pp quire stapled at the fold. Brown paper wrappers printed in dark brown. Staple a little rusted but holding fine, ends and corners slightly rubbed, a few small marks to wrappers and inner leaves, but still a very good copy indeed of this fragile and rare book. First and only edition of the rare first work by poet Frances Cornford (1886-1960, née Darwin - granddaughter of Charles Darwin), inscribed the dedication leaf verso, "To Stella from F. February 1908". The Holtbury Idyll is an elaborate skit on members of the Darwin family, provided in small numbers for family and friends. It is a genuinely rare work, not in Anderson's Treagara Press bibliography of Conford - we can also find no recorded instances of this work as having ever appeared at auction, and, at the point of cataloguing, no copies recorded at any library world-wide.

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        Dracula. Roman. Autoisierte Übersetzung aus dem Englischen von Heinz Widtmann

      Leipzig, Max Altmann, 1908.. Deutsche Erstauflage 554 S. 19 x 15 cm, Pappband ohne Schutzumschlag. Einband berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt, fleckig, Rücken einseitig gelöst, mit Verlust und alter Tesafilmklebung. Schiefgelesen. Schnitt fleckig. Vorsätze fleckig. Innen durchgehend immer wieder fleckig. Heftklammern korrodiert. Sehr selten. Im KVK an keiner deutschen Bibliothek nachweisbar. Der wohl berühmteste Vampirroman aller Zeiten erschien erstmals 1897 und wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt. Zu Lebzeiten des Verfassers Bram Stoker (1847-1912) wurde der Roman jedoch nur in zwei Sprachen übersetzt. Die vorliegende deutsche Ausgabe sowie eine isländische Übersetzung.

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        MAUFRA. Peintre et Graveur. A Volume in the Series "Études sur Quelques Artistes Originaux"

      Paris:: H. Floury, Editeur,, 1908. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ First Edition First Printing with original wrappers bound-in. Binding is half leather and marbled boards with raised bands spine, gilt lettering spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Scattered foxing. Minimal cover edge wear. Sm. 4to. 89 pp. + 4 pp. Scarce.

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        Works; Edited by Robert Ross

      London: Metheun, 1908. leather_bound. Full green morocco, backstrips evenly toned to brown. Teg. Fine. 14 vols.. 20.3 x 14.6 cm. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, limited to 1080 copies, this ONE OF 80 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM. This fine edition was printed by T. and A. Constable at the Edinburgh University Press. Mason pp. 459-490. (14). Unsigned, exquisite binding in full green morocco, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in floral motifs, cover in elaborate gilt border designs and four corner leaf and rosette designs, inner dentelles, red morocco doublures with tulip onlays in yellow, blue and green, silk moire endpapers. Offsetting to free endpapers from doublures in two volumes.

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        La 628 E8. Croquis marginaux de Pierre Bonnard.

      - Paris, Eugène Fasquelle, Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1908. Fort in-4, XX-416 pp., couverture illustrée rempliée. Un des 200 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches (après 25 sur Japon). Bon exemplaire, très frais. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * 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. * Langue : Français

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        The Jungle Book. With illustrations in colour by Maurice and Edward Detmold

      London, MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1908., 1908. FIRST COLOUR EDITION. Octavo. Publisher's gilt-pictorial red cloth. With 16 full-page colour plates. Some minor rubbing to binding, flyleaves lightly browned as usual, neat ink inscription. A clean, fresh copy of an important edition. Stewart [125]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Le village dans la montagne. Mit 4 Tafeln in Glytographie Alfred Ditisheim. 54 ganzs. Illustrationen, davon 35 in Farbe, außerdem zahlr. Textillustrationen.

      Lausanne, Payot & C. (1908). Folio. 260 S. Orig.-Halbleinen, Schutzumschlag. - Vord. flieg. Vorsatz mit kl. Fehlstelle am Eck, insgesamt gutes Expl..

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        Monumentos Arquitectónicos de España. Toledo. [Tomo Primero: Monumentos romanos. Monumentos visigodos. Monumentos mahometanos. Monumentos comunes a las épocas romana, visigoda, mahometana y de la Reconquista. Monumentos mudéjares. y Tomo Segundo: Monumentos de la Reconquista. Monumentos religiosos].

      Madrid, Martín y Gamoneda Editores, e Imprenta Artística de José Blass, 1905 - 1908. - Gran folio; VIII - 456 pp. Numerosas ilustraciones entre el texto y 58 láminas, más 48 pp. de texto (de 79). Ilustraciones entre el texto y 26 láminas, dos de ellas dobles. Texto en español y francés. Encuadernación de época, en media piel, con ligeras pérdidas.

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        Deutsche Herzen, deutsche Helden. I: Eine deutsche Sultana. - II: Die Königin der Wüste. - III: Der Fürst der Bleichgesichter, 2 Bde. - IV: Der Engel der Verbannten.

      (Münchmeyer),, Niedersedlitz-Dresden 1908 - Neue illustrierte Ausgabe. 5 Bände. (komplett). Niedersedlitz-Dresden (Münchmeyer), ca 1908. 614; 623; 528; 544; 800 S. mit ca 500 Ill. ill. OLn. Plaul 121 Rücken einheitlich geblichen, Einbandillustrationen teils gering berieben, Rückenkanten teils leicht angeplatzt, insgesamt gutes Ex. in der selteneren Einbandvariante. Seltene anonym erschienene letzte Ausgabe zu Lebzeiten, genannt: Band - Ausgabe. Plaul 441.1. Rücken einheitlich geblichen, Einbandillustrationen teils gering berieben, Rückenkanten teils leicht angeplatzt, insgesamt gutes Ex. in der selteneren Einbandvariante. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The War in the Air and Particularly how Mr. Bert Smallways Fared while it Lasted

      London George Bell & Sons 1908. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Spine darkened. Eps darkened. Page edges foxed First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). vii, 389pp + ads. 16 black and white plates by A C Michael.

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      London, George Newnes. [1908], 1908. Newnes Sixpenny Novels. 8vo. Bound in publishers card wraps. Trivial wear; a near fine copy. Illustrated with two full-page monochrome plates. A fragile and scarce example of the sixpenny edition of Churchill's only novel, being the FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION.

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        Briefwechsel mit Marianne von Willemer

      Insel, Leipzig 1908. Nummeriert Limitiert Erstausgabe Pergament Sehr gut. Nummer 97 von 100. Pergament-Einband, mit Vignette , Rückenornamenten und Zierstücken von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede. tadellos. Kopf- / Fußschnitt vergoldet. Violett-naturseidenes Vor-/Nachsatz Papier.Eigentümername auf 2tem Vorsatz-Blatt .Lesebändchen. Scherenschnitt als Frontispiz:. LX, 338 Seiten auf Echtbütten gedruckt. Mit zwei Ansichten: die Gerbermühle / Blick auf Frankfurt von der Gerbermühle aus. Ein exquisites bibliophiles Buch in der Ausstattung von Worpsweder Maler Heinrich Vogeler, sehr guter Zustand.+++ 12 x 18,5 Cm, 0,51 kg.

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        The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science. Vol. XVI, July-December 1908. [Rutherford and Royds: Experiments with Radium Emanation; F. Soddy: The Relation Between Radium and Uranium; J.J. Thomson: Positive Rays.]

      Taylor and Francis, London 1908 - Cloth Spine, Papered Boards. Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. July - December 1908, 984 pages, diagrams, figures, 28 plates. Cancelled copy from "Sternwarte Berlin-Babelsberg". Frontcover partially faded, but altogether a very nice copy. Contains important articles by Ernest Rutherford and T.Royds on nuclear physics: Experiments with Radium Emanation. The volume of Emanation; The Spectrum of radium Emanation (with 2 plates); The Action of Radium Emanation upon Water. Also by F. Soddy: Attempts to detect the production of helium from the primary radio Elements; The Realation between Radium and Uranium; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Geology of the Persian Gulf and the Adjoining Portions of Persia and Arabia.

      Calcutta, London & Berlin, Geological Survey of India / Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Friedländer & Sohn, 1908.. 8vo. Constitutes: Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, vol. 34, part 4. (8), 177, (1), VIII, (2) pp. With 17 plates (some folding, including a large folding map) and 7 text illustrations. (Bound after): Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, vol. 34, parts 1-3. IV, (4), 10, (6), 11-121, (5), 133-157, (6) pp. With numerous illustrations, plates and maps (some folding). Red library coth with giltstamped spine title.. Early, ground-breaking study based on an eight-month tour of the entire area. Includes a detailed, large-scale map of the Gulf Coast and a separate map of Bahrein. G. E. Pilgrim (1874-1943) was appointed to the Geological Survey of India in 1902, from which he retired in 1930, having been a superintendent since 1920. He was president of the Geological Section of the Indian Science Congress in 1925. During WWI he was attached as 2nd lieutenant to the 125th Napier's Rifles, and received war medals for service in Mesopotamia and Persia, 1916-19. - Slight tears to large folding map, otherwise fine. Discrete blue pale ink library stamps on reverse of folding plates of Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh; withdrawn from the Library of the University of California in Davis 1992. - Macro 1810.

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        Lyrics Pathetic And Humorous From A To Z

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1908., 1908. First Edition. Quarto. Illustrated grey paper boards, with beveled edges, and cream cloth spine. A lavishly illustrated alphabet book, it includes twenty four plates, as XYZ are represented by a single plate. Edges of boards are rubbed, particularly at corners, with some fading, and spine is tanned with a mark near top of spine. The plates are all clean and bright. One of Edmund Dulac's most enchanting works, this alphabet book includes twenty humorous limericks by Dulac, which are illustrated by the plates.

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        Distribution of Wealth, A Theory of Wages, Interest and Profits

      MACMILLAN CO, NY 1908 - ex-library, usual markings, tight binding, covers rubbed and some fraying at corners and on spine, back hinge starting to crack DATE PUBLISHED: 1908 EDITION: 442 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Midsummer Night's Dream. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, 1908., 1908. First Rackham Illustrated Edition. 4to. Bound in recent dark brown half morocco with gilt titles and tooling to spine; retaining the publisher's original boards with gilt titles and illustration to upper; top edge gilt. With 40 tipped-in colour plates, captioned tissue guards. Light foxing throughout. An attractive copy.

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        The Tempest

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1908 - A sharp copy of the 1908 signed/limited. #454 OF 500 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR EDMUND DULAC on the limitation page. Handsomely bound in publisher's full-vellum with bright gilt-lettering and decoration to front panel and spine. Quarto, 144 pgs., top-edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom-edge deckled. Clean and well-preserved and VG+. 39 of the 40 plates entirely intact and immaculate. Missing onle plate though: the final plate (Prospero), opposite pg. 142. Includes the publisher's front silk tie. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      A MOST OBSCURE ILLUSTRATED RESOURCE ON CH'AN TEAISM Kyoto 1908, - Shu Chiku Do. Brown stitched wrappers, 4 volumeset, complete, double-page leaves: 29+27+27+31, 39 doublepage illustrations, each sealed by the artist's chop in cin-nabar, bound Chinese style, 11.5 x 19.5 cm., a bright copy. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Die Maschinen-Elemente. Ihre Berechnung und Konstruktion. Mit Rücksicht auf die neueren Versuche in zwei Bänden. - Erster Band: Text. Zweiter Band: Tafeln und Tabellen.

      Leipzig, Kröner Verlag, 1908.. 10. Auflage XXIV;952 S.u.148 Bll mit zahlreichen Textabbildungen, 6 Lichtdruck-Tafeln, 65 doppelblattgr. lithogr. Tafeln und Tabellen auf 29 Seiten. 4°, Halblederbände mit Rückenvergoldung marmorierten Deckeln und marmoriertem Schnitt.. Dekorativer Stempel auf Vorsatz und im Innendeckel, Stempel auf Titel, Titelblätter fleckig. Gute Exemplare aus einer Privatsammlung. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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        Réflexions sure la violence (Reflections on Violence).

      Libraire de "Pages libres", Paris 1908 - 1 blank leaf + TP + Dedication page + [VII]-XLIII = Introduction + [1]-257 + [259] = Printer's information, Octavo. First Edition. On the Regenerative Role of Violence in a Modern Society.Anyone assessing the significance of Georges Sorel must long reflect on whether to classify him as an abstract thinker or as a social philosopher and reformer. He was, in fact, a mixture of both, but since he was a spectator in the workers' movement and not in any way a direct participant, he is most often placed with the thinkers. He is remembered for one book - Reflections on Violence - and for his later intellectual linkage with Communism and Fascism. Although his writing touched on many subjects, Sorel's work is most originally presents a fresh interpretation of Marxism, which was deeply anti-determinist, politically anti-elitist, anti-Jacobin, and built on the direct action of unions, the mobilizing role of myth-especially that of the general strike-and on the disruptive and regenerative role of violence. Whether Sorel is to be understood as a left or a right wing thinker is still a matter of dispute. The Italian Fascists praised him as a forefather, but the dictatorial government they established ran contrary to his beliefs. On the other hand, he was also an important touchstone for Italy's first Communists, who saw him as a theorist of the proletariat. Such widely divergent interpretations arise from the theory that a moral revival of the country must take place to re-establish itself; yet whether this revival must occur by means of the middle and upper classes or the proletariat is a point in question. His ideas, most notably the concept of a spontaneous general strike, have contributed significantly to anarcho-syndicalism. Publisher's original printed wraps. There a two light folds marks to the front cover and spine has been chipped a just a few small places. There is an inch-and-a-half closed tear to the lower rear cover. Although slightly cocked, this is a remarkably preserved copy of this important 100-year-old book. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Jouets à la World's Fair en 1904 à Saint-Louis (U-S) et l'Histoire de la Corporation des Fabricants de Jouets en France

      Chez l'Auteur, Paris 1908 - Original green linen-backed wrappers. Some faint age toning, else fine Illustrated with 12 color, 15 b&w plates, numerous illustrations in text. 80 pp. 1 vols. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Novels of Jane Austen (10 volume Illustrated)

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1908. First edition thus. Very Good +/none. A. Wallis Mills. AUSTEN, Jane. The Novels of Jane AustenLondon, Chatto & Windus, 1908 [First Edition Thus]Published in St. Martin's Library of Illustrated Standard Authors, the set comprises: Vols. I-II: Pride & Prejudice [with general introduction by Brimley Johnson]; Vols. III-IV: Sense & Sensibility; Vol. V: Northanger Abbey [with 'Advertisement by the authoress']; Vol. VI: Persuasion; Vol. VII-VIII: Emma; Vols. IX-X: Mansfield Park.CONDITION: 10 vols, 8vo. Finely bound in half green morocco, gilt titles and decorations to spines, raised bands, original pictorially decorated cloth covered boards. With colored illustrations by A. Wallis Mills. Beautifully bound in very good condition. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. 10 vols, 8vo. Finely bound in half green morocco, gilt titles and decorations to spines, raised bands, original pictorially decorated cloth covered boards. With colored illustrations by A. Wallis Mills. Beautifully bound in very good condition.

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        Die Nibelungen, dem deutschen Volke wiedererzählt von Franz Keim. Bilder und Ausstattung von C. O. Czeschka.

      Wien u. Leipzig, Gerlach & Wiedling, [1908].. 67 S. Mit Buchschmuck u. 8 doppelseitigen Illustr. in Farb- u. Golddruck (Gerlach's Jugendbücherei, 22). Kl.-8vo (15 cm). OLn. mit illustr. Vorsätzen (Heller: "senkrechte gezaddelte (gelappte) Streifen, dazwischen schmälere, an- und abschwellende weiße Striche, auf Blau").. Erste Ausgabe von Czeschkas "Nibelungen", die einen gestalterischen Höhepunkt nicht nur in "Gerlachs Jugendbücherei" markiert, sondern zu den "Spitzenwerken der Buchillustration schlechthin" zählt (Ries, zit. nach Heller). Fr. C. Heller bezeichnet nur die vorliegende erste Ausgabe als drucktechnisch restlos gelungen. Das oben beschriebene Vorsatzmuster wurde nur für diese Auflage verwendet. Es kommen verschiedene Blautöne vor, hier ein frisches, mittleres Marine-Blau. - Heller, Bunte Welt 105R. - Mit einem Holzschnitt-Exlibris von A. Paul Weber für [Andreas] Probst auf d. vord. Innendeckel (vgl. Schumacher Werkverz. Exlibris, S. 156). - Einband schwach gebräunt u. minimal fingerspurig, innen minimal gebräunt. - Gutes, sauberes Exemplar.

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        The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Consists of the following: 1. The Picture of Dorian Gray; 2. The Importance of Being Earnest; 3. A House of Pomegranates; The Happy Prince, and Other Tales; 4. De Profundis, First Edition, with Additional Matter; 5. Lady Windermere's Fan; 6. Intentions, and The Soul of Man; 7. The Duchess of Padua, First English Edition; 8. A Woman of No Importance; 9. An Ideal Husband; 10. Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and Other Prose Pieces; 11. Salome; A Florentine Tragedy First Edition; Vera First Edition; 12. Reviews, First Edition in book form; 13. Miscellanies, First Edition in book form; 14. Poems (Includes a previously unpublished poem)

      13 volumes by Methuen and Co., London; "The Picture of Dorian Gray" at Charles Carrington, Paris, 1908., 13. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, LIMITED to 1000 sets on handmade paper. 14 volumes. 8vo. Finely bound in recent hall dark green oasis morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, cloth boards, top edge gilt. Fine. A handsome set that includes several first editions. Mason [420-448a]

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        The estate leading innovation units (Set of 4)(Chinese Edition) ZHONG GUO DI CHAN DING JIAN CHUANG XIN HU XING ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 4 CE )

      Dalian University of Technology Press. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 Pages: 1908 Language: Chinese in Publisher: Dalian University of Technology Press. China's top real estate innovation Huxing (Set of 4) were leading Chinese real estate innovation units (units) Chinese real estate leading innovation units (the big house) . China's real estate leading innovative units (the villa apartment) . China Land leading innovation units (houses luxury apartment). China Real Estate's top innovation units treasure chest is the first of this type ... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Secret of the Serdab. An Incident of the Mutiny of the Egyptian Army against the Khedive

      New York: The Scribner Press, 1908. First edition, Copy No. 3 of only 20 printed. [4], 19pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Half cloth and blue boards. Slight rubbing at spine tips, else fine. One of 20 Copies, Inscribed to J.P. Morgan by the Author Inscribed on the flyleaf: "To JOHN PIERPONT MORGAN, Esq. / With sincerest regards / & compliments of the Author / John Barry Ryan / July 5th 1918 / (Confidential until produced.)"

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        Philips Wouwerman - 1619 1668 - The Horse Painter of the Golden Age

      2 inglese 2 volumi, legat. edit. in tela con sovrac. illustrata, cm 31x23 cadauno - An introductory text in 6 chapters of 164 pages followed by a catalogue raisonné of 488 pages, comprising authenticated, attributed, rejected works in public collections, and lost works; followed by 112 pp. consisting of bibliographies, concordance and indexes; 795 illustrations from which 100 plates in colour and 86 comparative figures. - Volume XX in the series 'Aetas Aurea'. - Philips Wouwermans was one of the most versatile and prolific artists of the Dutch Golden Age. Embedded in the artistic environment and tradition of his home town of Haarlem, Wouwermans made an important and highly influential contribution to the canon of seventeenth century Dutch painting. - The exhaustive catalogue raisonné is divided into four parts: the first contains detailed information on accepted, verifiable paintings; the second comprises dubious attributions; the third and fourth part document the rejected works in public collections, as well as works that have been lost. The catalogue is complemented by comprehensive appendixes which contain a list of archival documents, indexes of owners, past and present, and a concordance with Hofstede de Groot's 1908 numbers. This lavishly illustrated reference book provides a basis for further research on the work of Philips Wouwermans.

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        Die Schmetterlinge Europas. Dritte Auflage von Prof. E. Hofmann's Werk: Die Gross-Schmetterlinge Europas.

      - 4 volumes. E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart 1908-1910. 4to. Vols. 1-2: Die Schmetterlinge Europas. Allgemeiner Teil - Spezieller Teil. CXXVII+385 + 523 pages. Vol. 3: 95 (numbered 1-91) Tafeln zum I. und II. Band mit über 3500 Abbildungen (chromolitographed plates in colour). Vol. 4: Die Raupen der Schmetterlinge Europas. Zweite Auflage von E. Hoffmanns gleichnamigem Werk. XVI+(60) text pages + 60 chromolitographed plates. Publishers pictorial green cloth with butterfly decorations. Spines and hinges somewhat worn. Some plates slightly foxed. Name on title-page in vol. 1 and on subtitles of the other volumes. * Nice copy of this classical work on Lepidoptera. The set includes the often missing extra volume on caterpillars (Raupen). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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