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        Félicien Rops, l'homme et l'artiste

      Paris: H. Floury, 1908. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Rops; 25 plates and numerous text illustrations reproducing designs by Rops. 4to. Contemporary 1/4 blue levant morocco and decorated blue paper with gilt semé design over boards, matching endsheets; with original illustrated wrappers bound in. Fine copy, contents clean.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens Bd 1 - 24 (24 Bände)

      Leipzig Wien: Meyer 1908 - 1913; mit mehr als 17.600 Abbildungen im Text u. auf teils ausfaltbaren 1610 Bildtafeln (darunter farbige Chromolithographien), Karten, u. Plänen sowie 180 Textbeilagen; 6., gänzlich neubearbeitete u. vermehrte Aufl., neuer Abdruck; hier 24 Bände: Bde. 1 - 20, Bd. 21 Ergänzungen und Nachträge, Bd. 22 Jahres-Supplement 1909 - 1910, Bd. 23 Jahres-Supplement 1910 - 1911, Bd. 24 Jahres-Supplement 1911- 1912; zus. über 21.500 S.; unikate Meistereinbände, massive moderne Handeinbände in braunem Halbleinen mit durchgefärbten schwarzen Deckeln ohne Überzugs- u. Vorsatzpapier, rundum Schwarzschnitt u. mit Rückentitel in Gold von Frida Schoy (1889 - 1963, Schülerin von Otto Dorfner, Dozentin an der Folkwang-Schule, Buchbinderin, zuletzt in Essen), vermutlich aus den dreissiger Jahren; jeder Band mit Schoys persönlichem handnumerierten ExLibris aus Japan-Papier auf dem Innendeckel; ausserordentlich stabile Bände in einzigartiger, für die damalige Zeit wohl hochmoderner Ausstattung; Unikat aus der Hand und aus der Bibliothek der bedeutenden Einbandkünstlerin; gering berieben, Rücken gelegentlich leicht fleckig. Halbleinen. Gut. 25 cm. Handeinband.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon [ Meyer Konversationslexikon ]. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. Vorliegend absolut komplett in 27 Bänden: Grundlexikon A-Z in 20 Bänden, Ergänzungs- & Nachtragsband 1910 (Band 21), drei Jahressupplementbände 1909 - 1910 (Band 22), 1910 - 1911 (Band 23) & 1911 - 1912 (Band 24) sowie den drei Kriegsnachtragsbänden I - III im Zeitraum 1916 - 1920.

      Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig und Wien. Sechste (6.), gänzlich neubearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. 1908-1920.. Gr.8° ( 25 x 17 cm) OriginalHalblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie jugendstiliger Bordüre auf dem Buchrücken oben und unten (Bände 1 - 22 ). Die Einbände farblich different und teils etwas berieben, die Bände 23 und 24 von der Rückengestaltung etwas abweichend. 22 der 27 Bände in gutem Zustand, Die Bände 1, 7 und 19 mit bis zu 2,5 cm langen Einrissen an den oberen Kapitalen (teils mit durchsichtigem Klebeband geklebt). Band 24: Vorderes Außengelenk geplatzt, Buchdeckel fleckig. Kriegsnachtrag II mit gelöstem Vorderdeckel bis S. 18 und hier mit ca. 1/5 Textverlust. (Arbeitsexemplar). Kriegsnachtrag III: Hinteres Außengelenk ca. 4 cm eingerissen. Die Bände 23 - 27 mit handschriftlichem Namenszug in alter Tinte und kleinem Vorbesitzernamensstempel im vorderen Vorsatz. Innen soweit ersichtlich ordentlich erhalten, vollständig und sauber. Bis auf die unten beschriebenen Mängel gutes, dekoratives Exemplar.. Mit mehr als 16800 Abbildungen im Text und auf 1522 Bildtafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 160 Textbeilagen. Porto für Deutschland 20EUR, fürs Ausland bitte erfragen! #LokUeb/BuBi

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Caught-on-the-Fly. Fugitive Notes of Sport and Other Notes

      Cleveland, Ohio: Printed for the writer by The Britton Printing Company, 1908. First edition, Number 7 of 120 copies. Illustrated. 306 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Original full green morocco over boards, upper board stamped in gilt. Spine perished, board edges very worn. Bookplate. Heller: 'The Rarest of the Author's Works' Collection of hunting and fishing sketches, many published in Field and Stream. Accounts of hunting elk in Colorado, moose in northern Ontario; caribou in Newfoundland; fishing on Ohio rivers, salmon in Newfoundland, and salt water angling in the Florida keys and Bahamas. Newberry includes two chapters with measurements of notable big game trophies and the largest fish.Newberry's second work, Another Catch was published in posthumously in 1914. Heller's copy (illustrated) appears to have been rebound as the front board is without ornamentation.A facsimile reprint was published by Meadow Run Press in 1989.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Collected Works. Eight Volume set

      Stratford-On-Avon: The Shakespeare Head Press. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Ex lib with stamp of Bolton Public library on verso of titles and remainder marks to spines. Tear to p.49 of volume I. Edges uncut. 1908. First Edition. Quarter cloth spines on grey paperd boards. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 244pp, 258pp, 239pp, 247pp, 261pp, 266pp, 298pp, 288pp. Frontis portraits of Yeats by John Sargent in alternate volumes. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        jUST SO STORES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN

      Macmillan, 1908. FIRST EDITION. 249 pages. 22 full-page plates of illustrations by the author, also drawings in the text and illuminated initial chapters heads. Bound in full maroon morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath, gilt cicular elephant head motifs to spine and front board, riased bands, gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Housed in a red slipcase with silk ribbon. Minor wear to front board halfway up near the joint with spine, due to thumbs removing book from its slipcase. A Fine copy.. Full Calf.

      [Bookseller: Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB)]
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        THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY

      THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY, Bristol/ Arrowsmith, 1908, first edition (first issue), spine a tad faded, inner hinges starting, else a tight vg copy. Watchers watching watchers watching watchers------A marvelous book. HAYCRAFT/ QUEEN cornerstone.

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY ]
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        Polster. Martha Kurzweil auf einem Diwan sitzend.

      1908 1908 - Farbholzschnitt in Grau, Blaugrau, Braun, Grün und Gelb, 1908, signiert. Darstellungsgröße 28,5:26 cm, Blattgröße 55,8:45 cm. Im breiten Rand rechts unten etwas knitterfaltig. Literatur: H.H. Hofstätter, Jugenstil. Druckkunst. Baden-Baden 1968, Farbtafel S. 241. Inkunabel der Jugendstilgraphik! Anschließend an ein Studium von 1886-1892 an der Wiener Akademie bei Chr. Griepenkerl (1839-1916) und L.C. Müller (1834-1892), war Kurzweil an der Académie Julian in Paris. Er ging 1896 nach Wien zurück und begann ein Porträtstudium an der Akademie. 1897 war er Gründungsmitglied der Wiener Secession. 1905 folgte der Austritt mit der Klimt-Gruppe. Er war als Maler, Graphiker und als Illustrator bei der Zeitschrift „Ver Sacrum" tätig. 1911-1915 war er Nachfolger R. Jettmars an der Wiener Frauen-Akademie.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Maskee. A Shanghai Sketchbook

      - The wicked, decadent Shanghai of the thirties deliciously captured! Limitation No. 166 of unknown number. Inscribed and signed by Schiff. Closed, 27 by 19 cm. Stretched open, its 22 panels can reach 418 cm, or over 4 meters. Schiff (1908-1968) was an Austrian Jew who settled in Shanghai in 1930 and remained for 14 years, drawing inspiration from the colorful intermingling of Western and Chinese cultures and the vitality of its nightlife, its street life, its shadowy underworld and scrim of corruption. All of this serves as the backdrop for this humorous panorama, with its gobs, prostitutes and golddiggers, foreign expatriates, dissolute, sophisticated, desperate, and its smoky, boozy ambiences. Blue silk fabric of cover worn through in corners. Occasional soiling to the plates, but overall a bright and attractive copy. Leporellos. Silk over outer boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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         President Theodore Roosevelt signed Naval appointment of Albert Ross to Rear Admiral, the first Commandant of the U.S. Naval Training Station - includes rare glass negatives of the approved blueprints of six buildings at the Training Station

      Document Signed, ???Theodore Roosevelt???, 1 page, 14.25??? x 18???, January 14, 1908, Washington, D.C., being a military appointment of Albert Ross to Rear Admiral in the Navy. Minor soiling and marginal wear, else fine condition.Six Glass Negatives, approximately 7??? x 5???, of approved blueprints of the U. S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, including the Administration building, Drill Hall, Receiving Group/Dormitory & Mess, Detention Group/Receiving Building, Instruction, and Dormitory, all signed by Albert Ross, first Commandant of the Naval Training Station, August 17, 1906.Accompanied by four images of Admiral Ross, a 6.25??? x 9.5??? silver gelatin print in uniform, a 4.75??? x 6.75??? reproduction in uniform, an 8??? x 10??? reproduction in service dress whites, and a 5.5??? x 3.5??? photographic postcard [blank on verso] of Admiral Ross at his desk. Also includes a 5.5??? x 3.25??? photographic post card of President Taft and Admiral Ross at the dedication ceremony of the Training Station, and a few photographs unrelated to the training facility.The Great Lakes Naval Training Station is the largest training center in the Navy and its only boot camp, comprising 1,153 buildings on 1,628 acres. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the act authorizing its construction, with Rear Admiral Albert Ross as the first Commander. According the mybaseguide website, ???It was a novel idea, at the time, to train enlisted Sailors before they got to the fleet. The Training Station at Newport, R.I., only got started in 1881. Before that, enlisted Sailors joined the Navy and went directly to a ship. All their training took place underway.â? Its location initially perplexed many who wondered why a Naval training facility would be located more than a thousand miles from any ocean. The website explains, â??Not long after the Spanish-American War, in 1902, U.S. Naval leaders noticed a remarkable fact: Many of their best Sailors came from the American Midwest. Why not train Sailors in the same part of the country?â?Rear Admiral Albert Ross [1846 â?? 1925] entered the Naval Academy during the Civil War. He had overseen several training commands and had been assigned to the Alliance, a training ship. Rear Admiral Ross was charged with supervising the work of Navy Civil Engineer George A. McKay and noted architect Jarvis Hunt. The initial facility opened July 1, 1911, and the first graduation class of 300 Sailors was attended by President Taft.

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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        Lieder für gesellige Stunden.

      Tsingtau, 1908.. Büchlein mit 115 Liedtexten, gebunden in schmuckloses, beigefarbenes Halbleinen mit marmorierten Deckeln, Klein-8°, 103 Seiten, sauberes, schönes Exemplar. Überwiegend mit deutschem Volksliedgut, aber etwa auch enthaltend das "Lied der Deutschen in Tsingtau". Kein weiteres Exemplar nachweisbar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        THE GOBLINS' CHRISTMAS

      Los Angeles, CA.: Segnogram Publishing Co., 1908 Enchanting illustrations by Alexander Sharp depicting the goblins, fairies, brownies, gnomes, elves and cherubs who live in Fairy-Land. Anyone living in fairy-land who became angry at anyone and stayed angry, would then be turned into a toad, a squirrel or some other little animal and live on the earth-plane forever, unless Kris Kringle arrives at Christmas with his "special magic." 43pp., bound in color illustrated paper covered boards, pale blue pictorial endpapers; a beautiful copy. Very light toning and edgewear to binding; internally clean and bright. A near fine copy. A very scarce title locating no copies at auction in the last 25 years or more, no copies located for sale and only 3 library holdings. A delightful children's story.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM

      William Heinemann Ltd. 1908 - 1st 1908. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Deluxe limited edition. Large format. Full vellum binding, gilt titles and decorations. Brown endpapers. Top edge gilt. Colour plates mounted on brown card with captioned tissue-guards. Spine and corners bumped. Professional repair to front edge of spine (where it was split). Covers slightly grubby. Copy no. 1010. Some light page edge browning. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        A Midsummer Night's Dream

      London: William Heinemann; New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.,, 1908. With illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Quarto (245 × 183 mm). Bound by Riviere & Son for Army & Navy in near-contemporary tree calf, brown morocco label to spine lettered gilt, compartments to spine gilt, foliate gilt borders to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 39 plates with captioned tissue guards, line drawings throughout. Spine faded, small abrasion to front board, upper joint starting, contents slightly foxed. A very good copy. First Rackham edition, trade issue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gästebuch der Villa Bruneck in Kreuth am Tegernsee. Mit ganzseitiger eigenh. Handzeichnung von Gabriel von Seidl.

      Ebd., 1908 bis 1938.. 170 meist beidseitig beschrieben und 34 unbeschr. Bll. Leinenband der Zeit mit zwei intakten Schließen. 4to.. Das vorliegende Gästebuch umfaßt die ersten dreißig Jahre von Haus Bruneck, das 1907/08 von Gabriel von Seidl errichtet worden war. Auftraggeberin war Sascha (Alexandrine) Gräfin von Schlippenbach (geb. 1852) gewesen - die Tochter des Bankiers Wilhelm von Metzler und Gattin von Friedrich Graf von Schlippenbach, Graf von Wath und Sköfde (1834-1882), preußischer Kammerherr bei Prinzessin Friedrich Carl von Preußen -, die nach dem Tod ihres Gatten einen bekannten politischen Salon in Berlin unterhalten hatte, der (in der Nähe des Reichstagsgebäudes gelegen) seinen Höhepunkt zur Zeit der ersten Kanzlerschaft Bülows i. d. J. 1900 bis 1909 erlebte. Unter den zahlreichen prominenten Gästen von Haus Bruneck finden sich u. a. der Indologe und Religionswissenschaftler Helmuth von Glasenapp (1. X. 1911) sowie (mehrfach) dessen Vater Otto von Glasenapp, der Vizepräsident der Reichsbank, samt Gattin; der Komponist Hans von Vignau (7. bis 18. VIII. 1915); die Schriftsteller Elisabeth von Heyking (u. a. 27. X. 1913 und 29. VIII. bis 11. IX. 1917, davon einmal mit ganzseitiger, hübsch ausgeführter Handzeichnung, Herbst 1921), Annette Kolb (19. IX. 1912) und Ludwig Thoma (19. IX. 1912); der Tenor Walter Kirchhoff und dessen Gattin Berta Gardini Kirchhoff (18. bis 23. Juli 1913); der preußische Regierungspräsident Walther von Miquel (28. VIIII. bis 3. IX. 1909, 29. VIII. bis 17. IX. 1913, 8. bis 17. IX. 1915, 19. bis 30. IX. 1916, August 1922 ["nach 6jähriger Pause"], 28. VII. bis 19. VIII. 1923, 28. VIII. 1924, 7. bis 31. VIII. 1925, 28. VIII. bis 26. IX. 1927, 11. bis 30. VIII. 1928, 5. VIII. bis 4. IX. 1929, 10. VIII. bis 10. IX. 1930, 28. VII. bis 26. VIII. 1931, 22. VIII. bis 16. IX. 1934); General Theodor von Graevenitz (Juni 1926); der Romanist Ernst Robert Curtius (September [1921]); Johann Georg Herzog zu Sachsen und dessen zweite Gattin Maria Immacolata (24. VIII. 1917); Maria Josepha von Portugal (11. X. 1918), Louis Ferdinand Prinz von Preußen (22. IX. 1927) sowie Franz Joseph Prinz von Thurn und Taxis und dessen Gattin Elisabeth (13. X. 1928, allein auch 11. X. 1925). - Weitere Gäste von Gräfin Schlippenbach waren neben dem Diplomaten Ottmar von Mohl (21. VIII. 1919) auch zahlreiche Mitglieder der Familien Tattenbach (darunter Botschafter Franz Graf von T., 13. bis 25. IX. 1919, 6. bis 11. X. 1919, 8. und 9. VII. 1920, 10. bis 26. IX. 1928, August 1930, 1931 und 1932) und Radowitz, da Gräfin Sascha eine Schwägerin der deutschen Botschafters in Portugal, Christian Graf von Tattenbach, und eine Cousine der Frau des deutschen Botschafters in Konstantinopel und später Madrid, Joseph Maria von Radowitz, war. - Den Titel des Gästebuchs ziert eine ganzseitige Zeichnung der Villa a. d. Hand von Baumeister Gabriel von Seidl; sauber ausgeführt und mit Buntstift koloriert, widmet Seidl den Band mit den Worten: "Viel Freud' hat mir der Bau gemacht | anno 1907 und 8. - | Allen, die darin verkehren, | Mög' er gleiche Lust bescheeren [!]". - Gräfin Sascha, die als Wohltäterin der Gemeinde Kreuth zu Ansehen gelangt war und 1918 das Kriegerdenkmal am Kirchberg gestiftet hatte, wurde 1922 Ehrenbürgerin der Gemeinde; ihr zum Gedenken wurde die vom Rathaus zum Haus Bruneck führende Straße nach ihr benannt; die Villa selbst wurde Mitte der 1950er Jahre zu einer Seniorenresidenz umgestaltet und wird bis zum heutigen Tag als solche betrieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Fünfzehn Zeichnungen. Von Aubrey Beardsley, Felicien Rops, Constantin Somoff, Emil Preetorius, H. Theophilaktoff, Marcus Behmer.

      Ohne Ort, Verlag u. Jahr [Leipzig, Zeitler, 1908].. Kl.4°. 2 Bll. (Titel und Verzeichnis) u nd 15 Tafeln (9 in Rot und 6 in Schwarz). HPergament-Mappe mit Deckelbezug aus handgefertigtem Buntpapier.. Eines von 225 Exemplaren. Einmalige Auflage für die Subskribenten der Zeitschrift "Opale". Das seltene Werk wurde sofort verboten und die meisten Exemplare nach einem Gerichtsprozeß eingestampft. Bemerkenswert ist die spannende Auswahl seltener erotischer Motive von Rops, Somoff, Preetorius [2 Bll.], Theophilaktoff, Marcus Behmer [2 Bll.] und Beardsley [mit 8 Bll. die komplette Serie aus "Lysistrata"]. Die beiden Textbll. stockfleckig, Tafeln am Rand vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig (bei einer im Bild). Hayn-Got. IX,636 ("interessante Mappe"). Sehr selten. ------------------- English description available on request. Traduction francaise sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        [TUBERCULOSIS]. [CHILDREN'S LITERATURE]. Het gulden boek voor de tuberculeuse kinderen

      Rotterdam: W.L. & J. Brusse, 1908. FIRST EDITION. VERY GOOD . 4to. Original publisher's deluxe vellum gilt extra (slighly bowed). 192 pp. Printed on superior paper. Pastedowns and endleaves somewhat toned, the text very clean and bright, as is the fine Art Nouveau binding AN ODDITY IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE. This is a Deluxe copy of this extraordinary collection of Dutch stories, poems and artwork created "for children with tuberculosis." The outstanding Jugendstil vellum binding, endpapers, and decorations were executed after original designs by J.B. Heukelom, with typography by J.G. Veldheer. The paper for this book is from the Royal Papierfabrieken Van Gelder Zonen. Issued by the Dutch Society for the Suppression of Tuberculosis, there are drawings by many important artists of the day, including J.J. van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Louis Apol, Louis Raemaekers, Victor de Stuers, K.P.C. de Bazel, Gustave Van der Wall Perné, S.H. de Roos, A. Aletrino, Top Naeff, and others. To this work the Dutch Queen Emma and Prince Hendrik contributed writings on behalf of children who were fighting tuberculosis. * Copies of the greatly inferior and poorly made trade edition are common, but the Deluxe edition is very rare in public and private collections. Ours appears to be the only copy of its kind on the market. * REFERENCE: Braches, 462.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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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: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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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".

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin

      The Publishers Printing Company, New York 1908 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Harry Houdini. This copy has a full page inscription by the author on the front free endpaper. A beautiful copy. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy in collector's condition authentically SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Harry Houdini First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Annales Revolutionnaires. Bände 1 - 15 + Annales historiques de la Revolution Francaise. Bände 1 - 67.

      Paris, Colin, 1908-1995.. + Register für die Jahre 1908 - 1940 in zusammen 79 Bänden. Halbleinen- und Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0003-4436, 1281-7082. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Sauberes Exemplar in festen Einbänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Hans Teichmueller. Biographical Sketch. Addresses and Letters to his family. [Prepared] by his loving wife and daughters

      Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1908. FIRST EDITION. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Small folio. Bound in original publisher's brown boards, upper cover decorated with a large vignette of acorns and oak leaves (signed "M.T."), recent brown morocco spine. A BEAUTIFUL COPY EARLY TEXAS JURISPRUDENCE AS PRACTICED BY ONE OF THE ORIGINAL GERMAN IMMIGRANTS. "Hans Teichmueller (1837-1901), judge and lawyer, was born in Braunschweig (Brunswick), Germany, on March 7, 1837, the third son of an army officer. At the age of fourteen, after several years of private training, he attended a boarding school where he had intended to study theology. He later gave up this idea to become a cabin boy on a steamer to New York. While in New York he stayed with a German lawyer who tried to persuade him to remain and study law. Not long afterwards Teichmueller returned to Germany and entered the gymnasium of Blankenburg in the Harz Mountains. The sudden death of his father a few years later made it impossible for Teichmueller to secure a university education, so he came to Texas to join his cousin, Arthur Meerscheidt, who lived on a farm in Fayette County. On June 16, 1858, Teichmueller married Augusta Kellner, whose father, a modern-language teacher, had taught him English when he first arrived in Fayette County. The Teichmuellers had five children. For a few months they farmed near Highhill in Fayette County, before moving to New Ulm, where Teichmueller studied law and taught school. His duties as a teacher exempted him from military service, but he served for about half a year as secretary of a militia at Brenham. Before the end of the Civil War he moved to La Grange, Fayette County, to begin his law practice. He passed his bar examination on May 16, 1866, and then entered the law firm of L. Lindsey and B. D. Shropshire. He served as county judge in 1869-1870 to fill the unexpired term of Reinhardt Hillebrandt. After several law partnerships he formed one with Meerscheidt and a man named Dunn, which terminated with Teichmueller's election to the judgeship of the Twenty-second Judicial District in 1884. Judge Teichmueller, a Democrat, read two papers before the Bar Association of Texas (later the State Bar of Texas) and wrote several articles on such subjects as trusts, economic freedom, expansion of the constitution, American jurisprudence, and bankruptcy; he intended to write a book on the homestead law. He died at La Grange on February 17, 1901" (SOURCE: Rudolph L. Biesele, Handbook of Texas). REFERENCES: Frank Lotto, Fayette County: Her History and Her People (Schulenburg, Texas: Sticker Steam Press, 1902; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981). Proceedings of the Texas Bar Association, 1895, 1896, 1901. * Ours appears to be the only copy on the market.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC ]
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        The Hole Book. [and] The Slant Book. [and] The Rocket Book

      New York: Harper, 1908-10-12. 3 vols., various paginations and illustrations, fine copies in the original cloth-backed pictorial boards, all enclosed in a custom quarter morocco and silk folding box. First edition, fine copies of these pioneer books which for the first time in childrenÕs literature explored the concept of a ÒshapeÓ book and of a book where a hole penetrates the entire text as part of the story.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller ]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, [1908]. Hardcover. Harry Rountree. 246pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] White cloth over boards with gilt lettering and elaborate vignettes in gilt and various colors on the spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers. The spine and covers are lightly soiled, and the spine is darkened. There is a contemporary owner's name on the front free endpaper. The text block is cracked a few times. With Ninety-Two Coloured Illustrations by Harry Rountree. Rountree produced numerous covers and color plates for the juvenile magazine Little Folks, as well as multiple pictures for children's annuals.

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        HEALTH AND WEALTH

      Roycroft Press, East Aurora 1908 - A handsomely bound Roycroft production, in three-quarter brown levant over marbled boards; with raised bands the gilt decoration to the spine. With a silk ribbon marker. In the original folding, felt-lined clamshell box which still has title label. There are no marks in the book, though there is a trace of foxing. With two mounted photographs -- one of Hubbard, and one of Hubbard with his wife. Near Fine binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Association Football and How to Play it

      Health & Strength Ltd, London 1908 - Collation, 86pp, 10pp advertisments. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, dusty, abrasion wear on back board. Generally binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A nice copy of a rare book. A41 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The discovery and settlement of Port Mackay, Queensland

      Halifax, England: F. King & Sons, Ltd, 1908. Quarto, numerous text illustrations, four fold-out maps and charts, edition of 250; half green morocco by Sangorski. Early days of Mackay. This is a fine presentation copy of Roth's history of Mackay. Roth had been commissioned to investigate the Queensland sugar industry: within he makes interesting notes on natural history, avifauna and observations on the Aborigines of Mackay.

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        Ergebnisse naturwissenschaftlicher Forschungen auf Ceylon in den Jahren 1884-1886.

      C.W.Kreidel's Verlag, Wiesbaden, 1887 - 1908. - EA. 4 Bände in 10 Bänden bzw. Heften. So vollständig. Bd.1, Erstes Heft: Die Augen und das Integument der Diadematiden. Über zwei parasitische Schnecken. Bd.1, Zweites Heft: Aus der Entwicklungsgeschichte der Helix Waltoni-Reeve. Knospenbildung bei Linckia Multiflora-Lamarck.Bd.1, Drittes Heft: Über die Anatomie der Echinothuriden und die Phylogenie der Echinodermen. Bd 2, Heft 1 - 4: Zur Entwicklungsgeschichte und Anatomie der ceylonesischen Blindwühle Ichthyophis Glutinosus. Bd. 3, je 1 Textband und ein Tafelband (Atlas): Die Weddas von Ceylon und die sie umgebenden Völkerschaften. Ein Versuch, die in der Phylogenie des Menschen ruhenden Räthsel der Lösung näher zu bringen. Bd. 4 : Die Steinzeit auf Ceylon. Mit zusammen 136 Tafeln, teils lithografisch (einige handkoloriert), großteils fotografisch, sehr zahlreiche in Kupfertiefdruck, sowie zahlreichen Zeichnungen, Tabellen und Karten. Bd. 1, 2 und 4 Original-Broschurbände, unbeschnitten, in 8 Einzelheften jeweils in einer HLn.-Mappe mit Schließbändchen; Bd.3 in zwei schweren HLn.-Bänden (Text und Atlas) mit marmorierten Deckeln. 154 S. / 263 S. / 599 S. / 93 S. plus jeweils unpaginierte Tafelteile mit je vorliegendem Blatt mit Erläuterungen und Zeichnungen. 2°. Alle 8 Einzelhefte sind in gutem Zustand, unaufgeschnitten, sauber und vollständig; nur sind sie teils im Rücken etwas angebrochen, Bd.4 hat minimale Feuchtigkeitsspuren auf den letzten Seiten in der unteren Ecke. Die Mappen zu diesen Heften sind teilweise in schlechtem Zustand, der Leinenrücken gebrochen, die Schließbändchen fehlen oft und es gibt diverse Gebrauchsspuren auf den Pappdeckeln. Bd. 4 mit einem schwach sichtbaren Stempel auf der Mappe. Die beiden schweren Teilbände von Bd. 3 sind in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, von innen sauber, vollständig, fest in der Bindung. Auf den Vortiteln ist jeweils ein Stempel, die Rücken zeigen unten Spuren eines entfernten Bibl.-Schildes, die Ecken sind ganz leicht angestoßen, die Leinenrücken verblasst, die Leder-Rückenschildchen mit kleinen Ausrissen im Leder. Das Erscheinen der ersten drei Bände diese gewaltigen Werkes in den Jahren 1887 bis 1893 machte die Vettern Paul und Fritz Sarasin schlagartig zu Anthropologen, Ethnologen und Zoologen ersten Ranges. Der 4. Band, zuerst gar nicht vorgesehen, erschien 21 Jahre nach dem ersten Heft und ist inhaltlich der Wedda-Monographie zuzuordnen, geht es doch um Belege für die Herkunft derselben. Nicht zuletzt wegen dieses langen Erscheinungs-Zeitraumes ist das Gesamtwerk eine absolute Rarität. Es erschienen von den Sarasins weitere wichtige und ähnlich voluminöse Werke u.a. über Celebes und Neu-Kaledonien, mit ähnlich beeindruckenden Tafelteilen. (Fragen Sie danach auch beim Antiquariat KAIAPO.)

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        Hans Teichmueller. Biographical Sketch. Addresses and Letters to his family. [Prepared] by his loving wife and daughters

      Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1908. FIRST EDITION. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Small folio. Bound in original publisher's brown boards, upper cover decorated with a large vignette of acorns and oak leaves (signed "M.T."), recent brown morocco spine. A BEAUTIFUL COPY EARLY TEXAS JURISPRUDENCE AS PRACTICED BY ONE OF THE ORIGINAL GERMAN IMMIGRANTS. "Hans Teichmueller (1837-1901), judge and lawyer, was born in Braunschweig (Brunswick), Germany, on March 7, 1837, the third son of an army officer. At the age of fourteen, after several years of private training, he attended a boarding school where he had intended to study theology. He later gave up this idea to become a cabin boy on a steamer to New York. While in New York he stayed with a German lawyer who tried to persuade him to remain and study law. Not long afterwards Teichmueller returned to Germany and entered the gymnasium of Blankenburg in the Harz Mountains. The sudden death of his father a few years later made it impossible for Teichmueller to secure a university education, so he came to Texas to join his cousin, Arthur Meerscheidt, who lived on a farm in Fayette County. On June 16, 1858, Teichmueller married Augusta Kellner, whose father, a modern-language teacher, had taught him English when he first arrived in Fayette County. The Teichmuellers had five children. For a few months they farmed near Highhill in Fayette County, before moving to New Ulm, where Teichmueller studied law and taught school. His duties as a teacher exempted him from military service, but he served for about half a year as secretary of a militia at Brenham. Before the end of the Civil War he moved to La Grange, Fayette County, to begin his law practice. He passed his bar examination on May 16, 1866, and then entered the law firm of L. Lindsey and B. D. Shropshire. He served as county judge in 1869-1870 to fill the unexpired term of Reinhardt Hillebrandt. After several law partnerships he formed one with Meerscheidt and a man named Dunn, which terminated with Teichmueller's election to the judgeship of the Twenty-second Judicial District in 1884. Judge Teichmueller, a Democrat, read two papers before the Bar Association of Texas (later the State Bar of Texas) and wrote several articles on such subjects as trusts, economic freedom, expansion of the constitution, American jurisprudence, and bankruptcy; he intended to write a book on the homestead law. He died at La Grange on February 17, 1901" (SOURCE: Rudolph L. Biesele, Handbook of Texas). REFERENCES: Frank Lotto, Fayette County: Her History and Her People (Schulenburg, Texas: Sticker Steam Press, 1902; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981). Proceedings of the Texas Bar Association, 1895, 1896, 1901. * Ours appears to be the only copy on the market.

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        Caught-on-the-Fly. Fugitive Notes of Sport and Other Notes

      Cleveland, Ohio: Printed for the writer by The Britton Printing Company, 1908. First edition, Number 7 of 120 copies. Illustrated. 306 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Original full green morocco over boards, upper board stamped in gilt. Spine perished, board edges very worn. Bookplate. Heller: 'The Rarest of the Author's Works' Collection of hunting and fishing sketches, many published in Field and Stream. Accounts of hunting elk in Colorado, moose in northern Ontario; caribou in Newfoundland; fishing on Ohio rivers, salmon in Newfoundland, and salt water angling in the Florida keys and Bahamas. Newberry includes two chapters with measurements of notable big game trophies and the largest fish. Newberry's second work, Another Catch was published in posthumously in 1914. Heller's copy (illustrated) appears to have been rebound as the front board is without ornamentation. A facsimile reprint was published by Meadow Run Press in 1989.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Die Legende des Baalschem

      Frankfurt: Literarische Anstalt, Rutten und Loening,, 1908. Octavo. Original black wrappers, front panel lettered in gold, untrimmed. Title page and decorative initial letters printed in black and burgundy. Portion torn from head of spine and corner of front panel. First edition of Buber's third book, rare: not in OCLC and Copac locates just three copies (British Library, London Library, Oxford). Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Für Bernhard und Dora Kahn, 23.III.08, Martin Buber". An excellent association: Bernhard Kahn (1906-1963) was a Jewish lawyer born in Oscarsham, Sweden. Between 1904 and 1921 he was general secretary of the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden. His archival collection is in the Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, in New York, and was donated by his wife Dora. "[Buber's] neo-romanticism shaped his mystical and hagiographic anthologies of Hasidic lore such as The Legend of the Baal Shem [sic] (1908)" (Gordon & McCormick, Weimar Thought: a Contested Legacy, Princeton, 2013, p. 168).

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        Wismar 1880 - 1948 Hamburg). Ziehende Wolken. Öl auf Leinwand, 1908 (?). Unten links signiert und schwer lesbar datiert '08' (?). 71 x 95 cm. Gerahmt.,

      1908 - Verso auf einem Papierschild als handschriftlich zugeschreiben und betitelt, Preis 'M. 900,00'.- Bauernhaus unter hohem, bewölktem Himmel, im Hintergrund ein See.- . Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        THE BREWSTER GENEALOGY 1566-1907

      1908. Jones, Emma C. Brewster. THE BREWSTER GENEALOGY 1566-1907. NY: The Grafton Press, 1908. #666 of a limited edition. 2 volumes. 1415pp., index, frontis. portraits both volumes, illus. b/w throughout. 8vo. Blue cloth stamped in gold, teg. This was the personal copy of Mary Alice James Perkins and included are her hand-written notes and family records and a folded pamphlet on "Constitution and By-Laws of the Kansas Society of Mayflower Descendants", 1915. Perkins family bookplates on front pastedown page of both volumes. Minor rubbing on edges, else fine bright hardcover set

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        Album of 37 pencil drawings of German scenes with captions in English, early ones of Charlottenburg

      [Berlin, Charlottenburg], [c.1908] - Includes dated drawings of on the Spree River, as seen from the gardens behind the Fredericks Palace, Berlin (May 20, 1908) and King William's Hunting lodge in Grunwald (May 21, 1908), as well as statues, landscapes, and architecture in Charlottenburg and Grunwald 4to. 37 leaves. Cloth and boards, worn, interior fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Auf die Braut. Hochzeitsgesellschaft.

      . Tuschfeder- und Tuschpinselzeichnung, Deckweiß. 1908. Signiert. 24:32 cm. Literatur: Simplicissimus. Bilder aus dem "Simplicissimus". Hrsg. von H. Reinoß, Hannover, 1970, S. 158, 194, 196; Flemig, S. 117.. Maler, Zeichner, Illustrator, Mitarbeiter "Simplicissimus" und "Jugend".

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        Autograph Letter Signed (ALS)

      0. Autograph Letter, handwritten and signed by H.G. Wells. Written to family friend John William Dunne, author, aeronautic enginner and ultimately influence on Robert Heinlein. It reads "Mr Dear Dunne, Law [?] seems a little [?] but I feel sure he'll [?] to you when he [?] you, Yours [?] H.G. Wells" c1908 . Very Good. Unbound. 1908.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Dr. W. C. Röntgen").

      Apparently Munich, 10. II. 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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        The Wind in the Willows

      London: Methuen & Co., 1908. 8vo, (6), 302 pp., frontispiece by Graham Robertson with tissue guard. Original blue green cloth with pictorial gilt designs on backstrip and upper cover, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Cloth with a few marks, worn at joints and corners, front hinge cracked, scattered foxing throughout. An unsophisticated copy in a custom folding box. First edition of the timeless adventures of Ratty, Mole, and Mr Toad, which originated in letters Grahame wrote to his seven-year old son ÒMouseÓ. Methuen wasnÕt sure what to make of the book, Òno lighthearted story about a countryside community of animals but a long and ramifying fableÓ, (Grolier 100) and released it on its adult rather than juvenile list, but children and their parents understood it from the start and a second edition was required with a month of publication. By the time of the E.H. Shepard illustrated edition in 1932 the book was recognised as a childrenÕs classic. Grolier ChildrenÕs 100. Cotsen I 696.

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        GET-RICH-QUICK WALLINGFORD

      Henry Artemus Company, [1908]. - First edition. Inscribed to the author's daughter by the author, "To Daughter Alida with the love of Mr. & Mrs. Geo. R. Chester, College Hill, Cincinnati, O. May 21 - 09." Spine letters faded out, else a very good copy of an elusive Queen's Quorum title. Queen's Quorum 39 says, "The grandiose Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford started his bigtime bamboozling and no apter description of the book can be devised than its own subtitle: A Cheerful Account of the Rise and Fall of an American Business Buccaneer." "Stories to the live business men of America, those who have been "stung" and those who have yet to undergo that painful experience." A book of stories built about a single theme of the separation of the fool and his money. [Attributes: First Edition]

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