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        George Grenfell and the Congo; a History and Description of the Congo Independent State and Adjoining Districts of Congoland, Together with Some Account of the Native Peoples and Their Languages, the Fauna and Flora; and Similar Notes ... (Truncated)

      London, Hutchinson & Co., 1908, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: George Grenfell and the Congo; a History and Description of the Congo Independent State and Adjoining Districts of Congoland, Together with Some Account of the Native Peoples and Their Languages, the Fauna and Flora; and Similar Notes on the Cameroons.... ...the whole founded on the diaries and researches of the late Rev. George Grenfell, B.M.S., F.R.G.S.; and on the records of the British Baptist Missionary Society; and on additional information contributed by the author, by the Rev. Lawson Forfeitt....Very good copies both in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans on request. ; 990 pages; Description: 2 v. Fronts. , illus. , plates, ports. , maps (part fold. ) facsims. 25 cm. Subjects; Ethnology --Congo (Democratic Republic) . Congo (Brazzaville) . Paged continuously; v. 1: xxiii, 496 p. ; v. 2: 2 p. L. , [vii]-xx, [497]-990 p. , 1 l.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        L. Richard's Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire and Dependencies

      T'Usewei Press, 1908, Hardcover (Embossed Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionIncludes all four maps. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; China; Geography & Maps. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9545.

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        The Writings of George Eliot (25 Vols.)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1908. One of 750 numbered copies, this being hand numbered copy 498. Includes The Life of George Eliot by J.W.Cross. Illustrated with full-page plates, frontispieces in color. Bound in contemporary three quarter brown morocco over brown cloth. TEG, other edges untrimmed. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt with roses and leaves in four panels with title and volume lettering in panels 2 and 6 all separated by 5 raised bands. Many unopened pages. Brown silk markers all present. A very sumptuous presentation in unusually fine condition.. Large Paper Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

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        The History of the Second Dragoons 'Royal Scots Greys'. [With Two Metal Place Card Holders with the Eagle Standard of the Royal Scots Greys]

      London Alexander Moring Ltd [1908]. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Light scuffing to cover. Eps a little darkened. Teg. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Some bumping to covers First Edition Quarter vellum grey board cover 310mm x 220mm (12" x 9"). xx, 312pp. 44 illustrations on 43 plates [3 in colour]. Includes list of subscribers. Heraldic book-plate of Alex Dingwall Fordyce of Brucklay 'Altius ibunt qui ad summa nituntur in arduis fortis'.

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        Original Pencil and Watercolor: The Judge George L.Jones Home, Nevada City

      - Eleven by 16 inches. Titled and signed by Mathis. Original mat and frame. Shows the home located at 236 Nevada Street, Nevada City, California. Judge George L. Jones served as Nevada County Superior Court Judge from 1908 to 1925, when he resigned to become president of the Nevada County Bank. He returned to the bench in 1938 and retired for good in 1947. His parents were the Nevada Co. pioneers Dr. and Mrs. W.C. Jones. Mathis (b. 1909--d. 1977) was a noted and popular California artist who gained fame for his depictions of the Mother Lode area. This original piece of art was commissioned by the Jones family as a retirement gift for Thomas Houston, Judge Jones's grandson (circa 1965). While hand colored lithographs of Mathis's work are quite common, original art is not. Most of the originals of Mathis's work are either owned by his daughter (an art dealer) or were donated to Washington State University, Mathis's alma mater.

      [Bookseller: Barry Cassidy Rare Books]
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        Das Kapland

      Gustav Fischer, Jena, 1908. As the original was published in wraps, the volume has been bound in modern green linen, gilt on spine and on label on front cover, very good condition, a few spots of foxing on prelims only; bookplate of the eminent botanist H Herre inside covers.. Pioneering work on the flora of the Cape, published as part of the scientific results of the Valdivia expedition. A scarce and sought-after bit of botanical Africana.

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        The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

      London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1908. Sextodecimo. Recent green half morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, original pictorial paper covered boards, original pictorial endpapers at front. With colour illustrations by the author. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy. First edition, presumed first impression (although the first three impressions are identical).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE COLLECTED WORKS. The collected works in verse and prose of William Butler Yeats

      Chapman & Hall Limited.London.Shakespeare Head Press.Stratford on Avon.,1908. EIGHT VOLUMES.Limited edition.One of 250 sets issued by Chapman & Hall with their name on the title pages and spines.From a total edition of 1060 sets printed at the Shakespeare Head Press.Portrait frontis in volume one from a charcoal drawing by John S.Sargent,R.A.Very good copies in the publishers original binding of grey cloth on boards with gilt lettering.Spines in white vellum with gilt lettering.Top edges gilt,other edges untrimmed.Some minor darkening to the vellum but overall a very good set.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Practical Mental Influence, a course of lessons on Mental vibrations, psychic influence, personal magnetism, fascination,

      Chicago: Advanced Thought Institute, 1908: First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Pages show light toning and sporadic foxing. Cloth shows darkening in gutters, faint edge wear. Spine is slightly darkened, and shows light wear at ends. Gilt stamping remains very sharp. A very lovely copy. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Non précisé 1908 - RO40170208: Env. 1000 pages (plusieurs paginations). Recueil de nombreux ouvrages de formats différents. Auteur, titre, fleurons et filets dorés sur le dos. Filets dorés sur les plats. Etiquettes de code sur le dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en 1re page de titre. Bords des plats frottés. Lettre pastorale et mandement de Mgr l'Evêque de Constantine et d'Hippone, pour la prise de possession de son diocèse, 1897. Discours d'installation prononcé dans l'église cathédrale de Constantine par Mgr Jules-Etienne Gazaniol, le 23 mars 1897. Allocution de Mgr Gazaniol à la Cérémonie funèbre célébrée en son église cathédrale le 15 mai 1897, en mémoire des victimes de la catastrophe du Bazar de Charité. Lettre circulaire de S.G. Mgr Gazaniol, promulgant la Bulle d'indiction du Jubilé de l'année 1900. Fac-similés de lettres de 1905. In-4 Relié cuir dos-coins. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 262.1-Chefs de l'Eglise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Man Who Was Thursday. A Nightmare.

      Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Company Limited, London, 1908 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt and front board in black. Recent bookplate to front pastedown. A little shaken, spine very lightly sunned and rolled, mild spotting to edges and fore margins of early leaves. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with 2 pp. advertisements at the rear and the "J. W. Arrowsmith / Bristol" imprint at the base of spine. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Chirurgie des Gehirns und Rückenmarks nach eigenen Erfahrungen.

      - Berlin, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1908-1911, 4°, XXXVI, 828 pp. mit 185 Illustrationen im Text und 62 farbigen Tafeln, zwei feine Halbledereinbände mit roten Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe! - - Fedor Krause (1857-1937) ist einer der großen Pioniere der deutschen Neurochirurgie. Sein seltenes und gesuchtes Frühwerk, mit superben, großzügigen Illustrationen ausgestattet, ist eines der überragenden Grundlagenwerke moderner neurochirurgischer Forschung. Mit Macewen und Cushing entwickelte er die Neurochirurgie zu einem Spezialfach der Medizin. - - Heirs of Hippocrates, No.1135. - This work on surgery of the brain and spinal cord is richly illustrated with exceptional black and white and colored plates, which graphically depict the variety of pathological conditions of the central nervous system. Krause has been called "the founder of German neurological surgery (Courville,1224)", was professor of surgery at Berlin where he developed the first operation for extradural excision of Gasserion ganglion for trigeminal neuralgia and approach to pituitary tumor through anterior cranial fossa. He demonstrated also the utility of whole thickness skin grafts. - - - See Clarke and O'Malley, Human Brain ND Spinal Cord, p. 524f. (for a discussion of this work's place in neurological development; Walker, Hist. Neurol. Surgery, 248f., Horrax 130; Haymaker, 557; Garrison & Morton No.4880.1; Große Nervenärzte, vol 3, 199-206; Scarff No.273; Walker No.1285 (Engl. EA) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 8. November 1908.. 1 S. 8vo.. An den Schriftsteller und Strindberg-Übersetzer Emil Schering (1873-1951): "[ ] Är denna teater stängd för mig? Och för Drömspelet? Det luktar ju icke Kristet blod, sa att tidningarne behöfva fnysa? [ ]"

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("AugSg").

      [Stockholm, 2. Juni 1908].. ¾ S. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse.. An seinen Übersetzer Emil Schering (1873-1951): "Jag hör att Faust I och II äro gifna i Weimar pa en dag! Finns nagon beskrifning och afbildning? att fa? Hur är med Calvarys Gesenius Lex. heb. Calduinum 6 Mh. Och ett tyskt Rotlexikon [...]". - Emil Schering studierte in Göttingen, Königsberg und Berlin und war seit 1897 Redakteur, Übersetzer und Herausgeber der deutschen Gesamtausgabe von Strindbergs Werken. - Mit kleinem Tintenwischer in der ersten Zeile.

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        EL CAMELL. Memorable sesió celebrada lo dia 15 de Mars de 1908.

      Barcelona, 1908 - . 23 cm. 53 pàg. Il lustr. amb 15 aquarel les pintades a mà, plegades, amb curisosos dibuixos de productes per a la higiene, dibuixos de bacteris, etc. i alguns dibuixos en el text. Enq. en cartoné il lustrat amb un dibuix pintat en aquarel la. Marca de segell de la societat "El Camell". * Presentem un manuscrit mèdic-còmic corresponent a la sesió celebrada el 15 de març de 1908 per la societat "El Camell". manuscrit. El Camell. Còmic. Humor, paròdia Libros modernos a partir de 1830 Manuscritos catalàn [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Vulgate Version of the Arthurian Romances

      The Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC 1908 - 1650 pages. First American edition, first printing. The first four volumes of the eight volume set. Edited from the Manuscripts in the British Museum. All four books are fine in fine brown paper wrappers. Beautiful copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vieux tapis d'Orient: publi? par le Mus?e imp?rial royal autrichien d'art et d'industrie de Vienne: complement de l'ouvrage Tapis d'Orient, paru de 1892 ? 1896 sous la direction du Mus?e imperial royal de commerce de Vienne; avec ... (Truncated)

      Karl W. Hiersemann, Leipzig, 1908, Portfolio, Book Condition: Very Good; 20 x 26.5 (66 cm) Portfolio of original printed cloth with new half-calf. Edges of text and mounting sheets reinforced. New guard tissues. Very Good condition. Minor discoloration to foot.Full Book Title: Vieux tapis d'Orient: publi? par le Mus?e imp?rial royal autrichien d'art et d'industrie de Vienne: complement de l'ouvrage Tapis d'Orient, paru de 1892 ? 1896 sous la direction du Mus?e imperial royal de commerce de Vienne; avec pr?face par A. von Scala, Illustrated by 25 chromolithographs tipped onto printed sheets; GWO 987. The French edition of Altorientalische Teppiche. Copy # 348 of 400 printed in German, English or French. Sumptuously produced pictorial survey of mostly Persian carpets described and shown in very fine color. [CSROT 4873].; 20; [3], 7, [2] pp.

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        Beiträge zur Völkerkunde von Surinam.

      Brill, Leiden, 1908. - EA. Festgabe im Auftrag der Niederl. Regierung u.d. Commission f.d. wissenschaftl. Erforschung Surinams dem XVI. Intern. Amerikanisten Kongress zu Wien, überreicht durch den Deligierten d.niederl. Regierung, Director d.Ethnogr. Reichsmuseums zu Leiden. (Separatabdruck aus Int. Archiv f. Ethnographie Bd. XIX.) Mit 20 Tafeln ( I-II farblitogr. Abb. / III-VIII Zeichnungen, teils farbig / IX -XX jeweils 4 fotogr. Abb. pro Tafel.) Außerdem 32 Zeichn. im Text. OGLn.-Band mit Rücken- Goldprägung. 3 Bl., 32 Tafelteil. Folio-Format 32,5x26cm. Ausgezeichnet erhaltenes Museums-Exemplar.Einige Seiten mit leichten Knickspuren, Einband leicht bestoßen. Äußerst seltene, gut ausgestattete Festgabe. DAZU GIBT ES: Auch von Goeje, Suppl. zu Int. Arch.f. Ethnogr.Bd. XVII: Bijdrage tot de Ethnographie der Surinaamsche Indianen - Afdeeling Taal, Leiden, Brill 1906, S. 33-112; so vollständig, ebenfalls selten.Die beiden Bände zusammen repräsentieren die gesamten veröffentlichten Forschungsergebnisse Goejes. Lediglich im gleichen Band XVII des Int. Archivs finden sich einige weitere Farblithographien, die nicht in den Festband übernommen wurden.

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        The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard: Author's Edition. Complete Twenty Volume Set

      The Roycroft Shop, East Aurora, New York, 1908, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by AuthorSpecial Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: 4to. 20-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. The complete 20 volume set, one of 1000 sets published, this being Number 721, each volume signed by Elbert Hubbard, volumes copyrighted 1908 through 1915. Blue gilt stamped & tooled leather and blue paper over boards, frontispiece portrait of Hubbard in Volume I, ribbon place markers, conversational essays ("Little Journeys") about lives and works of historic persons from the arts, government and private enterprise, three color initial letters, designed by Dard Hunter, etched portrait with tissue of the subject by either Gaspard or Schneider, two-pages of Hubbard's manuscript bound into Volume I (discusses Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton). The set is in Fine condition except for some very minor scuffing/scratches to the paper on the boards. Please note: the binding color varies with different shades of blue leather and paper; however, all have the same limitation number and are of the same set. From the Foreword: "Little Journeys does not claim to be a 'Guide' to the places described, nor a biography of the characters mentioned. The work, at best, presents merely outline sketches: the background being washed in with impressions of the scenes and surroundings made sacred by the lives of certain 'Good Man and Great'." This is a large, heavy SET of books which will require extra shipping charges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography & Autobiography. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 008252.

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        De hippische sport en het Korps Rijdende Artillerie 1793-1908, I: DE VALKERIJ. Met illustratiën van Hoynck van Papendrecht, Krabbé, Staring en van Es en ornamentatie van Colenbrander en Roskam.

      Arnhem, Coers & Roest - G.J. Thieme, (1908). Folio (370 x 290mm). pp. (16), 172, (18), with 45 plates of which 34 beautifully handcoloured, many of the plates with coat of arms of the Royal Family in gold and silver, many handcoloured figures in the text, numerous richly ornamented handcoloured text borders, painted partly in gold and silver showing falcons, initials painted in red. Original extensively gilt pictorial full cloth. The rarest Dutch book on falconry. Only a few copies were printed for the Royal Family and Members of the Royal Loo Hunting Club. Together with Schlegel and Vester van Wulverhorst's 'Traité de Fauconnerie', the most impressive work published in the Netherlands on Falconry. Printed for private circulation only (as stated on the title page), this sumptuously produced work with the ornaments heightened in silver and gold is virtually unknown and not cited by bibliographies. The present copy has a written dedication of the author Van Es to Otto Eerelman, famous Dutch painter of horses.//The first 54 pages describe the life of Prince Alexander of the Netherlands, who died at the early age of 29, and who was the president of the Royal Loo Hunting Club, and a keen hunter. The majority of the attractive handcoloured plates and figures show falcons, hunting scenes and hawking attributes. The book has chapters on falconry in France, Germany, England and the Netherlands as well as a large chapter on the Monarchs of Oranje-Nassau and falconry. A list is given of the members of the Royal hawking club. The list consists of 31 Dutch members of which the majority is nobility as well as members of the Dutch Royal Family and 25 non residing members./The second volume of this publication seems to be less rare and treats military matter. An uncut and very well preserved copy.//There is a copy in the Royal Library in The Hague from the famous falconry collection of A. Swaen.

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        LES MILLE ET UNE NUITS. Traduction littérale et complète du Dr J.-C. Mardrus.

      - Paris, Fasquelle, sans date (1908-1911), 8 volumes grand In-4 relié demi basane verte, dos à 5 nerfs, titres dorés, 4 motifs dorés représentants un croissant de lune entre les nerfs, couvertures conservées (reliures signées de M. A. Barast). Très bel publication illustrée de 156 planches hors texte en couleurs d'après les miniatures de l'époque. Dos de la reliure très légèrement passé. Exemplaire sans aucune rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fossil Turtles of North America

      Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1908. First. First edition. Thick quarto. iv, 568pp., 113 black & white specimen plates plates. Ex-library copy rebound in dark green cloth with spine label, bookplate, pocket, and perforated stamp on the title page and upper right margin of the plates, good. Scarce in the trade. .

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        The Brewster Genealogy 1566-1907: A Record of the Descendants of William Brewster of the Mayflower, Ruling Elder of the Pilgrim Church Which Founded Plymouth Colony in 1620 [2 Volume Set]

      The Grafton Press Genealogical Publishers, New York, 1908, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionSpecial Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edges gilt - bright, rich condition. Copy number 125, includes a letter from the Governor of the Society of Mayflower Descendents in the State of New York regarding the Compiler of this set. Two-volume set complete, blue gilt stamped cloth over boards, Volume I: lxxviii, 604 pages, includes to the eighth generation, includes a frontispiece illustration of "an artist's ideal portrait of elder William Brewster" with a reproduction of his autograph, Abbreviations, Explanatory Notes, Old and New Style of Dating, Coat of Arms, Gov. Bradford's List of the Mayflower Passengers, Elder William Brewster's Inventory in the Settlement of His State, the Brewster Book, illustrated with black-and-white photographs; Volume II: frontispiece portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, pages 605-1415, concludes the eighth generation and goes through the ninth generation, Index, Family Record Blanks, Names of Some of the Brewster's Whose Ancestries Have Not Been Traced or Proved, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Corners and spine ends very lightly bumped with the minor wear, covers moderately scuffed, interior pages lightly toned. This is a heavy set which will require extra postage. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Inventory No: 008335.

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        The Cardiff Rugby Football Club: History And Statistics, 1876-1906

      Cardiff: The Club 1908 - The earliest history of the club, which began life as the Glamorgan Football Club in the season 1873-74. Perhaps the most notable aspect of this books is the amount of rare portraits of early Cardiff players that appear. Many are found nowhere else. Each season is covered in good detail, outlining the players, lists of club officers, fixtures, and match reports for the bigger games. First Edition. Small 4to. [ii] + 222pp. Profusely illustrated in the text, mainly portraits, team groups. Original light blue cloth, soiled, title in black lettering to front cover, edges of spine thready. Front gutter split with webbing exposed, prelims foxed. A fair copy of a scarce book. [Jenkins, 526]  

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      ITALY, FLORENCE, NAPLES 1908 - Ruth Abbott diarizes her study of Italian Art and Florentine history in 2 leather volumes, handwritten, accompanied by both sketch art and mounted-in plates of famed works of art and scultpture. Fine leather with tooling and 4 raised band making for 5 spine compartments complete with metal clasps. Miss Abbott created and especially beautiful work of art in the creation of these stunning volumes. These 11.5 x 8.5 inch books, dated 1907 - 1908 are in very good condition. Just stunning. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Societas Verbi Divini - Gesellschaft des Göttlichen Wortes - Ein Ja und seine Folgen - Reisebericht eines Steyler Missionars

      unbekannt - Autobiographie und Reisebericht des Styler Missionars P. Gerhard Prinz, der 1908 in Köln geboren wurde. 1937 feierte er in Köln-Rondorf Primiz, im gleichen Jahr ging er als Missionar nach Papua-Neuguinea. Ein Brief vom 30. März 1939 ist das letzte Lebenszeichen von Prinz. Am 15. März 1943 verschleppten Japanische Soldaten 62 Zivilisten von den Inseln Kairiu und Lorengau auf ein Kriegsschiff. Alle Zivilisten, darunter ein Bischof, 14 Ordensbrüder und Ordensschwestern wurden hingerichtet, ihre Leichen ins Meer geworfen. Unter den Getöteten war auch Gerhard Prinz. Anlässlich der Wiederkehr des 100. Geburtstages von Prinz zelebrierte Prälat Prof. Dr. Helmut Moll am 19. April 2008 in der Primizkirche Heilige Drei Könige in Köln-Rondorf einen Gedenkgottesdienst. Der Text des Missionsberichtes wurde von Prinz geschrieben und beschreibt die Stationen seiner Reise, seines Aufenthaltes auf Papua-Neuguinea und seiner missionarischen Arbeit, beginnend mit dem 24. März 1937, der tag an dem Prinz seine Bestimmung erhält. 20. Juni 1937: Offizielle Abschiedsfeier für Prinz und 32 Mitbrüder vom Priesterseminar St. Augustin. 5. Oktober 1937: Reise nach Bremen zum Dampfer "Neckar", Abreise um Mitternacht. Durchfahrt durch den Suez-Kanal. 11. November: Letzter Tag auf der "Neckar", Ankunft in Hong Kong. 8. Dezember 1937: Auf der "Friderun" von Hong-Kong nach Papua-Neuguinea. 24. Dezember 1937: Ankunft in Alexishafen, Begrüßung durch Missionsbischof Wolf. Vorbereitung auf den Dienst auf Mariu (Marui), Sepik, eine der am weitesten vorgeschobenen Missionsstationen. Abfahrt wahrscheinlich 7. März 1938. 133 S. Typoskript-Kopien, einseitig, Klebebindung. Einband und Rücken etwas lichtrandig, kaum angeschmutzt, Schnitt sehr leicht angebräunt, sauber, Seiten sauber, guter Zustand. Size: 4° [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der Muskel- und Gelenkmechanik. 4 Bde.

      - Berlin, Julius Springer, 1908-1917, 8°, 1576 Seiten, 635 teils farbige Abbildungen, in 4 feinen Halbleinenbände der Zeit; feines Exemplar aus dem Vorbesitz von Hanson Kelly Corning (1860-1951). First Edition - "Strasser's book the classic work on the geometry of the knee joint" Werner Müller - - Seit der Untersuchung der Gebrüder Weber zur Mechanik der menschlichen Gehwerkzeuge im Jahre 1836 haben v. Meyer (1853), Langer (1858), Robert (1855), Albert (1878), Bougnion (1892), Fischer (1907), Zuppinger (1904), A.E. Fick (1877), R. Fick (1911), Strasser (1917), Tretter (1944) und Knese (1950) eine Fülle kinematischer und funktionell anatomischer Studien vorgelegt, die die wesentliche Grundlage für die internationale Forschung zur Kinematik des menschlichen Kniegelenks der Neuzeit darstellen. - Hans Strasser "am 20.Mai 1852 in Lauenen (Schweiz) geboren, studierte in Bern und ging mit Edwin Klebs nach Würzburg, dann nach Breslau. Nach Bern zurückgekehrt, legte er hier 1876 sein Staatsexamen ab und wirkte 1876-1881 als Assistent der Anatomie bei HASSE in Breslau, wo er 1877 promoviert wurde und sich 1879 für das Fach habilitierte. 1888 Prosektor bei WIEDERSHEIM in Freiburg i.Brg. (1883 a.o.Prof.), wurde er 1887 als Ordinarius der Anatomie nach Bern berufen, in welcher Stellung er bis zu seinem am 16.April 1927 erfolgten Tode verblieb. Strasser machte sich um die Anatomie, die er entwicklungsmechanisch und physiologisch pflegte, sehr verdient. Daneben widmete er auch sein Interesse Erziehungsfragen der Gymnasialreform und der Reform des medizinischen Studiums, befasste sich mit mathematisch-physikalischen Problemen - er ließ mehrere Streitschriften gegen die Einsteinsche Relativitätstheorie erscheinen und war auch ein über den Durchschnitt begabter Musiker und Maler. Von seinen medizinischen Studien seinen genannt: "Über den Flug der Vögel", Jena 1885, "Regeneration und Entwicklung", ib. 1889, "Anleitung zur Gehirnpräparation", ib. 1901 (2.A. Bern 1920), "Anleitung Präparation des Halses und Kopfes", ib. 1906; 2.A. Bern 1920)." Fischer p.1524 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated London News, January to June 1908, vol CXXXII

      , London: Published by The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Limited, , 1908 , 984 pages, and sepia plate at rear, numerous motroring articles with illustrations and photographs, including the New York Paris contest, Argylls' new car, Charcot's motor sledges, United States army car, commercial motor exhibition Olympia, Osborne motor reaper, lady taxi driver, the steam caterpillar, Aerial car, and more. Numerous illustrated aeronautical articles including Henry Farman and his Aeroplane, the American Flying-Machine patented in England [Orville and Wilbur Wright], photograph of mysterious aeroplane [Wright], new French military airship, new flying machine, the Helicoptre [Helicopter, Paul Cornu], Wedekind flying machine, and more. Photograph of Winston Churchill on his visit to East Africa, Suffragettes chained to the railings, and dash for the Royal carriage. Numerous articles and illustrations on the Assassination of the King of Portugal. New Mormon tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Indian frontier war, photographic portrait of the Empress of Russia, the Poulsen telephone, Franco British Exhibition at Shepher's Bush [birds-eye view and other illustrations and articles], 48th open golf championship, adverts throughout

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        Behandlung der Okklusionsanomalien der Zähne. Angle's System.

      . Autorisierte deutsche Übersetzung v. Josef Grünberg, Orthodontist, Berlin, redigiert von Dr.Albin Oppenheim, Wien. - Berlin, Verlag von Herman Meusser, 1908, 8°, XVI, 630 pp., 666 Abb., orig. Leinenband.. Erste Deutsche Ausgabe, nach der siebenten, bedeutend vermehrte und vollkommen umgearbeiteten Auflage! - Edward Harley Angle (1855-1930), "founder of "Scientific Orthodontica." Provost Smith upon conferring of honorary degrees at the dedication of Thomas W.Evans Dental Institute, 1915, expressed the following tribute to our great teacher, in words that can hardly be improved upon, broad, in their meaning and true in their statement: "Lover of art and nature, intimate friend of trees and flowers, but preeminently founder of the science of orthodontia, to which the best thought of a life has been given in experimentes and test." - "The first to incorporate in his teachings and writings the views of Davenport and others, publicly emphasizing that extraction of the teeth in order to cortrect maloclusion was unnecessary and even criminal; the importance of restoring normal occlusion in order that the best results might be obtsained and the teeth permanently retained." - "Dr Angle read his first paper in December, 1886, "Irregularities of the Teeth", before the Minneapolis Dental Society, repeating this before the Minnesota State Dental Society in May, 1887, and the describing for the first time (in a paper read before the Ninth International Medical Congress, 1887) what is now recognized as the "Angle System". From the simple beginning there has developed that which we now recognize as the leading method of treating irregularities of the teeth. Seven editions of his "Malocclusion of the Teeth" have gone through the press. ... Each edition was more comprehensive than the preceeding one and contained all of the advances made by the author in the intervening years. The first five editions were pamphlets, the sixth however, was more of an elaborate work; in this he clearly sets forth at length his method of operating, the devices he designed and their method of construction, with the added advantage of numerous photographic reproductions of models showing various cases before and after treatment, thus greatly enhancing the value of the work. The seventh edition brought out in 1907, a work of 627 pages, was the last published in English." - "A brief summary of Dr. Angle's development of his ideas is as follows: - The introduction of metal tubes soldered to the band, providing a "simple, compact, and ready means of attachment between band and working appliance" and the Introduction of Nickel Silver (German), of Traction Screw, of Stationary Anchorage, of Silver Solder, of Occipital Anchorage, of Occlusal Anchorage, of Adjustable Clamp Band, of Angle Impression Trays, of Soft Brass Ligature Wire, of Wire Pinches, Under a New Method of Applying Force; of Band Forming Pliers, of Resection of Frenum Labii, of Head Gear, of Chin Retractor, of Classification of Malocclusion, of Friction Sleeve Nut, Establishing of the Angle School of Orthodontia, Organized the American Society of Orthodontia, of Metal Ligatures in Orthodontia, of Specialization of Orthodontia, of Normal Occlusion (The full complement of teeth, and that each tooth shall be made to occupy its normal position), of Upper First Molar as a Basis of Diagnosis, established the American Orthodontist, of Working Retainer, of Pin and Tube Applicance, of Ribbon Arch - are contributions to orthodontics by Edward H.Angle. -cf.Weinberger, p.675-719 - "Das wesentliche an Angles Geräten war deren Vereinfachung und Standardisierung. Während zuvor jede Apparatur eine mehr oder weniger komplizierte Neukonstruktion darstellte, konnte sich nunmehr aus vorfabriziertem (und patentierten) Grundmaterial jeder Praktiker, sozusagen im Baukastensystem, die dem Fall entsprechende Mechanik zusammenstellen." -cf.Hoffmann-Axthelm², p.281, 418f., 421f., 424f., 427f., 432

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        Les 9 et 10 Thermidor An IIe de la Republique (27 and 28 Juillet 1794). Soixante dix-sept facsimiles d'estampes et documents originaux reunis decrits et classes par Andre Marty et precedes d'une introduction de G. LeNotre.

      Andre Marty, Paris 1908 - One of 200 copies only, numbered on colophon page, with Acheve d'imprimer noting that heliotypes are by Leon Marotte, pochoirs by Jean Saude and printed on papiers anciens of Jean Barry, and photographs by Langlois. Page size: 11 x 14 inches; 77 pages of facsimiles; 20pp. introduction and commentary; indices for before Thermidor and "Les Deux Journees". Bound: handsomely rebound in 3/4 red morocco with red and blue marbled endpapers, , top edge gilt, double row of headbands in blue, red and white, original wrappers bound in, near fine.the text contains portraits, cartoons, facsimiles of the broadside printing of "The Rights of Man" as well as documents pertaining to the revolutions, most taken from the originals at the National Archives of France. An extraordinary account of a very troubled period in France copied from original sources by all print means available in 1908. See an Image. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Gallery of Japanese and Chinese Paintings

      The Kokka Company, Tokyo 1908 - [100 Select Japanese and Chinese Paintings Reproduced in Color Woodblock and Collotype]. Folio (17 x 12 in), one hundred plates (72 in black and white collotype and 28 tipped in color woodblock prints), gold and green brocade silk over boards string tied. All plates are on thick card stock paper. Of the color plates 19 are of Japanese art and 8 are of Chinese art. The plates is protected by a descriptive tissue guards with information in English and Japanese. Each tissue guard provides information on the art and notes it's location. At times two plates are consolidated and have only one descriptive tissue guard before the first plate. All plates are on thick card stock paper. ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. There is fraying of the cloth along the edges and corners. One place at the top has a 1/4 in tear of the cloth. Internally the plates are very clean with no damage to the image areas or tissue guards. There is some darkening of the plate margins, particularly along the outside edge. Faint water staining to the very bottom edge of a few leaves. Significant loss of fabric covering the spine. ~~ Heavy book and additional postage will apply. ~~~ Additional information, to included digital pics, available on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Children and Gardens

      London: Country Life & George Newnes, , 1908. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, decorative title block to spine and front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With 106 black and white photographs by the author. Some occasional light foxing otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

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        Fine signature in both forms and inscription on the title page from "The Last of the Great Scouts" (William Frederick, 1846-1917, 'Buffalo Bill', American Scout and Showman)

      1908 - "with the compliments of the subject W. F. Cody 'Buffalo Bill' to F. C. Hawkins", with the date, 1 side 8vo., 29th July slightly faded

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        Diary of a New Chum

      Melbourne: Book Lovers' Library, 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. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good..

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        Up the Ladder in Foreign Mission

      Nashville, TN: National Baptist Publishing Board. 1908. First. First edition. Wrappers. 269,(1)pp. Illustrated from photographs. Wrappers are new, a facsimile of the title page, first leaf is soiled and has small chips, overall near very good, internally mostly fine. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case. Mostly concerned with black Baptist missionaries in Africa, the author was the editor of the Afro-American Mission Herald. Very scarce. OCLC locates only four copies. .

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        La nave

      Milano: Fratelli Treves Editori. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, thirteenth thousand. Bound in contemporary full vellum with gilt decorations and red leather label stamped in gold on the spine. Marbled endpapers and top edge. Preserves the original covers. Signed, inscribed and dated by D'Annunzio to an Italian noble woman in the year of publication. Illustrations and guide letters by Duilio Cambellotti who designed the scenes and costumes for the original tragedy which premiered in Rome in January 1908. Text block age-toned. A fine copy. De Medici 68; Vecchioni 36.; Octavo; Signed by Author .

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        El veneciano Sebastián Caboto, al servicio de España y especialmente de su proyectado viaje á las Molucas por el Estrecho de Magallanes y al reconocimiento de la costa del continente hasta la gobernación de Pedrarias Dávila

      Imprenta y Encuadernación Universitaria, Santiago, Chile 1908 - 2 volumes: ix+634 pages with frontispiece, photostat copies of original manuscripts, plates and bibliography; 613 pages with index. Folio (13" x 9 3/4") bound in three quarter leather with red and gilt lettering to spine. First edition. Sebastian Cabot was born to Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot), also an explorer variously credited with Genoese or Gaetan origins, and Mattea. In 1508-09 Sebastian Cabot followed in his father's footsteps by leading one of the first expeditions to find a North-West passage, and indeed claimed to have found one, but was forced to turn back by his crew. He may have found the entrance to Hudson's Bay. By 1512 Sebastian was certainly employed by Henry VIII as a cartographer at Greenwich. In the same year he accompanied the English explorer Hugh Willoughby to Spain, where he was made captain by Ferdinand V. After Ferdinand's death he returned to England. In 1516, Cabot and Sir Thomas Pert, then Vice Admiral of England, sailed in two ships to explore the coasts of Brazil and the West Indies for Henry VIII.[1] After coming under artillery fire at Hispaniola, the expedition withdrew and returned to England reportedly because of Pert's faint-heartedness.[2][3] Subsequently, Cabot moved to Spain due to greater support for explorations by the Spanish king.[4] In 1522, although once more in the employ of Spain as a member of the Council of the Indies and holding the rank of pilot-major, he secretly offered his services to Venice, undertaking to find the Northwest Passage to China. Cabot finally received the rank of captain general from Spain, and was entrusted on March 4, 1525, with the command of a fleet which was to determine from astronomical observation the precise demarcation of the Treaty of Tordesillas and then to convey settlers to the Moluccas, in order to strengthen Spanish claims there. It was officially noted as an expedition "for the discovery of Tharsis, Ophir, and Eastern Cathay." This expedition consisted of four ships with 200 men, and set sail from Sanlucar de Barrameda on April 3, 1526. This voyage might have resulted in a second circumnavigation of the world. Upon landing in Brazil, however, rumors of the wealth of the Incan king and the nearly-successful invasion of Aleixo García caused Cabot to abandon his charge and instead further explore the interior of the Río de la Plata. Cabot had already earned the disapproval of his crew by stranding the fleet in the doldrums and running the flagship aground off Santa Catarina Island. His decision regarding the Río de la Plata led to open resistance from Martin Méndez (his lieutenant general), Miguel de Rodas (pilot of the capitana), and Francisco de Rojas (the captain of one of the other vessels). He dealt with the mutiny by marooning them and other officers on Santa Catarina Island. He then traveled into the Río de la Plata and spent five months exploring the estuary. He established a fort called San Salvador at the confluence of the Uruguay and the Río San Salvador. This was the first Spanish settlement in modern-day Uruguay. Leaving the two larger ships there, he sailed up the Paraná in the brigantine and a galley constructed at Santa Catarina. His party constructed a small fort called Santo or Espíritu Santo at the confluence of the Paraná and the Río Carcarañá. This was the first Spanish settlement in present-day Argentina; the town of Caboto was later constructed nearby and named in his honor. Losing 18 men to an ambush, he returned to San Salvador, passing Diego García's expedition as he went. Cabot sent one ship back to Spain, with his reports, accusations against the mutineers, and requests for further aid. In the spring of 1529, he returned upriver to Espíritu Santo, which he discovered had been overwhelmed and burnt by the Indians during his absence. He recovered the cannon and returned to San Salvador. At a council on 6 August 1529, it was decided to return to Spain. Cabot sailed with García to São Vicente. Purchasing 50 slaves there, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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