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        Baldur. Drama. Buchschmuck vom Verfasser.

      Stuttgart, Greiner & Pfeiffer., 1908.. Mit einigen Abbildungen, 103 Seiten und 12 Seiten mit Noten. 14,8 x 19,8 cm, illustrierter Pappband.. Sehr seltener Band des bekannten Dichters, Schriftstellers und Malers Ludwig Fahrenkrog. Er gründete 1913 die Germanische Glaubens-Gemeinschaft, deren Hochwart er bis 1952 war. Einband gering berieben und bestossen, Namensstempel auf Innendeckel, Schnitt gering stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Ralf Rindle]
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        George Grenfell and the Congo [2 Vols.]

      Hutchinson & Co, London 1908 - Bound in brown cloth with gilt title to spine, blind rule to boards, illustrated with black and white photographs and photgraphic plates, black and white maps and including fold out maps in both volumes, which are presented in black and red, and black and coloured inks respectively. Some rubbing to the cloth at extremites, a little soiling and some light scraches, tanning to endpapers and a little foxing for first several and last few pages. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANTICHE TRINE ITALIANE

      Bergamo, Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, 1908-1911. In-4 gr., 3 voll., tela edit., tagli sup. dorati: il primo volume, in 2 tomi, è dedicato alle "Trine ad ago" - il secondo volume alle "Trine a fuselli". Questa celebrata opera, con tutte le ill. fotografiche in b.n. applicate alla pag. nel testo e - per le tavole - su leggero cartoncino, è cosi' composta: Trine ad ago, tomo I, pp. 56, con 40 ill. nel testo. Introduzione e descrizione della parte I relativa al modo di esecuzione di: "Modano, con 17 tavole - Fili tirati, con 10 tavole - Buratto, con 9 tavole?" - Parte II relativa a: "Punto a reticello", pp. 22 di descriz. con 19 ill. nel testo e 54 tavole - Indice delle illustrazioni, pp. 11. Tomo II: pp. 28, con 22 ill. nel t. Descriz. della parte III relativa a: "Punto in aria", con 54 tavole Parte IV di Appendice, pp. 4, con 2 ill. nel testo, relativa a: "Macramé, con 5 tavole - Punto avorio, con 5 tavole - Sfilature, con 3 tavole - Uncinetto, con 1 tav." Trine a fuselli (pure diviso in 4 parti), precedute da una Introduzione di pp. 27, con 13 ill. di cui 1 tav. a colori. Parte I relativa a: "Venezia", pp. 45 di descriz., con 33 ill. nel testo e 16 tavole - Parte II relativa a: "Genova", pp. 30 di descriz., con 21 ill. nel testo e 24 tavole - Parte III relativa a: "Milano", pp. 16 di descriz., con 11 ill. nel testo e 24 tavole - Parte IV relativa a: "Abruzzi", pp. 26 di descriz., con 32 ill. nel testo e 14 tavole In entrambi i voll., numerose sono le illustrazioni del testo a piena pagina che riproducono celebri dipinti in cui i personaggi raffigurati indossano abiti impreziositi da trine (colletti, maniche, ecc.). Le trine ad ago sono tutte e sempre veneziane (se si eccettuano i "fili tirati" siciliani, piuttosto ricami che trine) e prendono nome dal modo di esecuzione: "reticello, punto in aria, ecc."; mentre le trine a fuselli sono dette di Venezia, di Genova, ecc., dal paese donde vengono o vennero in origine e donde traggono i loro caratteri particolari. Ricercato ed importante repertorio, in prima edizione. Raro se completo. Con qualche fiorit. margin. ma certamente un buon esemplare, su carta distinta.

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        The Coal Tar Colours of Farbwerke Vorm. Meister Licius & Bruning Hoechst on Main, Germany Applied in Calico Printing

      Farbwerke Vorm. Meister Licius & Bruning, Germany 1908 - Big book. Half-cloth binding. With ink stains to covers and rubbing to cloth and paper boards. Gilt titles to spine dulled with age. All edges stained and dusty top edge. Some shelf soiling at bottom edge. Inside the book has some thumbing, light foxing, inside staples rusted, and the dye from some of the cloth samples have bled onto the paper. Minor damage to fore-edge where the paper is creased. Book has general signs of aging throughout. Book smells old. ix + 419pp. Binding still firm and only minor pencil marks to pages at front and back of book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Trip to Pilawin. The Deer-Park of Count Joseph Potocki in Volhynia Russia.

      Rowland Ward London 1908 - Small 4to. xiv, 115 pp., 2 pages ads at end. Original light blue cloth gilt, photographic onlay to front cover, top edge gilt; ex-Bowdoin College copy with blind-stamp to title, label to spine, near withdrawal label to pastedown. Scarce and important record of sport and preservation before the Great War - a very fresh, clean copy, more or less untouched. In his preface, the noted sportsman Potocki (author of Sport in Somaliland) recounts how he started the preserve at Pilawin to provide a wild habitat for the breeding of elk and that his success encouraged him to import American and Siberian wapiti, the red deer of the Caucasus, and other animals. He was given a breeding pair of European bison from the royal preserve of Bielowicz, and added a herd of American bison as well. The Pilawin preserve, near the Potocki palace of Antoniny (in present day Ukraine), comprised more than 7,000 acres of forests and meadows enclosed by an eight-foot high wooden paling and was part of a larger forest of some 50,000 acres. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of the Pearl

      New York: The Century Company, 1908. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Printed by the De Vinne Press. Slight wear to headband and tail band, corners bumped. Front hinge starting, 4" X 5" apparent newspaper stain to flyleaf, 1" tear to frontispiece and tissue protector, otherwise text block very good +. Protected by Mylar cover.

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        Shakespeare's Comedy of The Tempset

      Hodder & Stoughton, UK 1908 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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        Futilitates. Beiträge zur Volkskundlichen Erotik. |Band I - IV| [= alles erschienene].

      Wien, R. Ludwig, 1908. - 8°. 3 Bll., 179 S, 1 Bl.; 3 Bll. 180 S., 1 Bl.; 3 Bll., 176 S., 1 Bl.; 3 Bll., 204 S., 1 Bl. Flex. Orig.-HLeinen mit schwarz gedruckten Fronttiteln und rotgedruckter Deckelillustration. |Orig.-Ausgabe|. Jeder Band eins von 550 handschriftl. numerierten Exemplaren dieses Privatdrucks "nur für Gelehrte" und nicht für den Buchhandel. Enthält: Band I: Schamperlieder. Deutsche Volkslieder des 16. - 19. Jahrhunderts. Mit Singweisen [i.e. Noten]. (Hg. Blümml). Band II: Schwänke und Bauernerzählungen aus Nieder-Österreich. (Hg. Polsterer). Band III: Aus den Liederhandschriften des Studenten Clodius 1669 und des Fräuleins von Crailsheim 1747-49. Mit Singweisen. (Hg. Blümml). Band IV: Militaria. Eine Sammlung der typischen handschriftlichen Literatur des deutsch-österreichischen Soldatenstandes. (Hg. Polsterer). Hayn-Got. sehr lobend, z.B. zu Bd. III: "Eine für die Geschichte des dt. Volks- u. Studentenliedes wertvolle Sammlung. Man kann diese Collection . als 'Katechismus der Buhlkunst' hinstellen." Einbände nur ganz leicht berieben, Ecken und Kanten leicht bestossen. Bd. I u. II Buchblock gebrochen, sonst innen sehr gute und frische, unbeschnittene Exemplare. Hayn-Got. II, 484f. Komplett sehr selten. ---------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.|

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA 2 pp. (mm. 274x212), datata Roma, 28 IX 1908, diretta al M.o Giuseppe Gallignani, Direttore del R. Conservatorio Verdi - Milano, su carta intestata, di 46 righe.

      (1908). ?"Caro Gallignani, la tua lettera del 23 corr. mi ha trovato a Roma, caldo caldo, dopo un?'assenza di parecchi mesi, mesi di vita randagia, di lavoro continuo.. In quanto all?'oggetto della tua lettera, ti dico francamente che mi hai messo una pulce nell?'orecchio: se, da un lato hai toccato la mia corda sensibile, ricordandomi l?'Istituto dove ho studiato e per il quale nutro un sentimento veramente affettuoso, dall?'altro lato iil tuo progetto viene a cozzare contro la mia volontà che è quella di non muovermi più, per qualche tempo, di non dirigere più, di non lavorare più. Cosa vuoi: alla stanchezza matriale del mio essere, si è aggiunta una certa nausea del disgraziato ambiente in cui debbo vivere; e sento il bisogno di un po?' d?'isolamento, di un po?' di riposo, starei per dire di un po?' d?'ossigeno. Inoltre la tua proposta presenta due difficoltà capitali: la prima.. mi chiedi musica nuova.. la seconda è rappresentata dagli editori, che mi stannno alle calcagna.. per stornarmi dalla idea di non lavorare: pensa a ciò che succederebbe se sapessero che per altri lavoro.. Perciò la tua lettera mi ha messo addosso un fermento di nervi.. E con sincero, profondo dolore, sono costretto a dirti: non posso. non posso. Perdonami, caro Gallignani, e credi alla amicizia cordiale di chi forma i voti più belli e più affettuosi per il tuo Conservatorio. Sempre tuo?". Ben conservata.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        RAGION POETICA E PROGRAMMA DEL VERSO LIBERO Grammatica, ricordi e confidenze per servire alla Storia delle Lettere Contemporanee.

      Milano, Edizione di Poesia, 1908. In-8 p., brossura orig. figur. (dorso rifatto), pp. 704,(4), con un ritratto f.t. di Gian Pietro Lucini da uno schizzo di Carlo Agazzi. La copertina porta il seguente titolo: "Il Verso Libero 'Proposta'". "Edizione originale." Cfr. Salaris, p. 43 - Falqui, p. 42. Tiratura di 375 esemplari. Pagine lievem. ingiallite per la qualità della carta, altrimenti molto ben conservato, con dedica autografa dell'autore.

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        My African Journey

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This is the British first edition, only printing of My African Journey, Churchill's travelogue on Britain's possessions in East Africa, written while he was serving as Undersecretary of State for the Colonies.  This book is notable, among other things, for being the only one of his many books to contain photographs apparently taken by the author.  In the summer of 1907 Churchill left England for five months, making his way after working stops in southern Europe to Africa for "a tour of the east African domains."  In early November, Churchill would kill a rhinoceros, the basis of the striking illustration on the front cover of the British first edition of his eventual book.  By now a seasoned and financially shrewd author, Churchill arranged to profit doubly from the trip, first by serializing articles in Strand Magazine and then by publishing a book based substantially upon them.  In November 1908 Hodder and Stoughton published My African Journey as a book, which was a substantial 10,000 words longer than the serialized articles.  The British first edition is striking, with a vivid red binding and a prominent front cover bearing a woodcut illustration in blue, grey, and black of Churchill with his bagged white rhinoceros.  The red cloth spine proved exceptionally vulnerable to sunning and the lovely books seem to have attracted handling, making wear and soiling the norm.  Spotting is also endemic. This is a superior copy, better than very good, notable for a square and tight binding with excellent spine color. The spine is nicely rounded and clean with bright gilt and deep, uniform, only very slightly toned color. Spine presentation is marred only by some wear at the spine head, including slight fraying and a miniscule tear. The illustrated front cover - the hallmark feature of the book - remains bright and clean, as does the rear cover, both with minor wear limited to the corners. The contents remain tight and complete. The 61 photographs and three maps of this edition were tipped in rather than bound, so copies should always be carefully checked to ensure the presence of all illustrations and maps.  All illustrations and maps are present, as is the tissue cover at the frontispiece. In examining this copy, we made an interesting discovery of bibliographic interest. The map at page 2 is tipped in as a folding map. Only one other of the many other first edition copies of My African Journey we have examined feature this as a folding map. Closer examination and comparison to other copies reveal this folding map to be exactly the same in content and scale to maps in other first edition copies, the difference being that blank 1 inch margins at the top and bottom of this particular map were left untrimmed after printing, and thus it was tipped into this copy with the top two inches folded over. Spotting is fairly mild for the edition, primarily confined to the first few leaves and the page edges. The sole previous ownership mark is a name and "Dulwich | London, S.E." ink stamped to the first free endpaper. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A27.1, Woods/ICS A12(aa), Langworth p.81

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        The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1908. First edition, large 8vo, xxxviii, 518pp., frontispiece, 13 plates, 5 fold-out maps, 2 plans, orig. green cloth, covers lightly scratched, spine a little creased with a couple of small nicks. Provides an excellent account of Russian Confrontations with the Ottoman Empire and Persia in the Caucasus. Later chapters cover the period from 1829 to 1859 and deal mostly with the military campaigns of Sheikh Shamil against the Russians. Still one of the best books on the military history of the Region during this period.

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        Shakespeare in deutscher Sprache. Herausgegeben, zum Teil neu übersetzt von Friedrich Gundolf. Ausgabe in 10 Bänden

      Berlin, Bondi, 1908. Erstausgabe, selten - 10 Bände komplett: Berlin 1908-18, Georg Bondi, Gestaltung v. Melchior Lechter, Druck bei Otto von Holten, sämtliche Bände I bis X (1908-1918), 409; 382; 324; 358; 403; 394; 423; 433; 390; 433 S., dunkelgrüne Original-Lederbände (10. Bd. als Interimseinband in Ganzleinen, existiert nicht in einer Lederausgabe, da erst 1918 zu dieser Edition hinzugekommen) 4° (26x16), goldgepr. Deckel- u. Rückentitel m. gold. Fileten sowie den Initialen Melchior Lechters, Lesebändchen, Ganzfarbschnitt, zweifarb. Innentitel (Ill.) u. Ornamentschmuck, Bordüren auf allen Textseiten.Z.Tl. leicht lichtgeblasste Buchrücken , Kratzspuren u. Berieb an Kapital, Steh- u. Buchdeckelkante., Bindung stabil, in allen Bänden Exlibris (Holzschnitt- behaarter Mann m. Keule auf einem Buch stehend/"Wilder Mann"/Name,7x11cm) auf der Innenseite des Buchdeckels, Besitzerstempel (3,5 x 2,5) u. handschriftl. Besitzervermerk auf dem Schmutztitel, Blattseiten sonst tadellos.Bd.IV mit kl. Einriß im Falz des Gelenks, Bd.VIII ebenfalls mit (repariertem) Einriß vom Gelenk über die Breite des Buchrückens (3 cm über der Stehkante). Buchblöcke u. Blattseiten aller Bände ohne Makel.Insgesamt in gutem Zustand..

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        Stara Praha: 100 Akvarelu Vaclava Jansy

      B. Koci, Pague, 1908, Half-Leather, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Illustrated By: Vaclav JansaSize: Large Quarto, approx. 11¾ " (300mm) tall, Very solid book, half leather. The first few pages that contain text with legends to the pictures are yeallowed and have a few small tears. The colour reproductions are in v/good condition. All text is in Czech. A great many of the houses in Prague that the painter painted around the 1890s no longer exist, which makes this book very rare indeed. Jansa se pri velké prestavbe Prahy na konci 19. století zameril na obrazy prazských domu a ulic. Mnohé z pamatek, ktere tehdy namaloval uz v desni dobe neexistuji. Zasleme vice informaci i fotografie na pozadani.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1908

      John Wisden & Co. 1908 - Forty-fifth edition. Original hardback. Corners bumped, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Über die Geschwülste und entzündlichen Erkrankungen der Knochen im Röntgenbild.

      - Röfo Erg., 16. (Atlas d. normalen u. patholog. Anatomie in typischen Röntgenbildern, hrsg. v. Albers-Schönberg). - Hamburg, Lucas Gräfe & Sillem, 1908, 4°, 49 pp., mit 140 Bildern auf 23 orig. photograph. Foliotafeln, OHLnBd. Erste und einzige Ausgabe dieses prächtigen Atlas. Sämtliche Reproduktionen der Enchondrome, Knochenzysten, Exostosen, Sarkome, Carcinome, Osteomyelitis, Tuberkulose und Syphilis sind in natürlicher Größe. - "Wenn ich Ernst von Bergmann Namen dieser anspruchslosen Zusammenstellung von Röntgenbefunden voranzusetzen wage, so geschieht es nicht nur in dankbarster Verehrung des Dahingeschiedenen, sondern in dem Bewußtsein seiner geistigen Miturheberschaft an dieser Arbeit: Die überwiegend große Mehrzahl der Kranken, dessen Röntgenuntersuchung ihren Inhalt bildet, sind Gegenstand seines klinischen Unterrichts gewesen, viele derselben gaben ihm Anlaß zu Demonstrationen in den Sitzungen wissenschaftlicher Gesellschaften. Stets pflegte er bei solchen Gelegenheiten auch den Wert der unterscheidenden Röntgenuntersuchung ins rechte Licht zu setzten. seine Absicht, sich an der Herausgabe dieser Arbeit, deren Förderung ihn bis zuletzt am Herzen lag, zu beteiligen, sollte nicht verwirklicht werden; unerwartet raffte ihn, den Unermüdlichen, der Tod dahin. So bleit mir nur übrig, die Bilder, die von seiner Tätigkeit noch zu erzählen wissen, ehrfurchtsvoll seinem Andenken zu weihen" Vorwort, Oskar Rumpel (1872-1954) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ["Froehliches Osterfest"]. (= Wiener Werkstätte Postkarte, Nr. 157).

      Wien, Wiener Werkstätte, o. J. (um 1908).. 14 x 9 cm. Farb. lithogr. Postkarte, im Stein monogrammiert "OK".. Abgebildet bei Traude Hansen, Die Postkarten der Wiener Werkstätte, S. 134 (mit dem Eindruck "Froehliches Osterfest"). - Ungelaufen u. unbeschrieben. - Schönes Exemplar; besonders ohne den Eindruck sehr selten. -

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        Tapis de l?Asie centrale, faisant partie de la collection r?unie par A. Bogolubow. / Kovrovyia izdieliia Srednei Azii (Carpets of Central Asia)

      Manufacture des papiers de l??tat / Karl W. Hiersemann, St. P?tersbourg / Leipzig, 1908, Portfolio, Book Condition: Very Good; 21 x 28 (71 cm) Original Portfolio with gold-stamped title (one flap detached, one hinge splitting). Plates and text clean and bright.Illustrated by 36 chromolithographs, 7 mounted collotypes; GWO 1530. Scarce and complete original edition of the first and one of the most important works on Central Asian, and especially Turkmen rugs. French and Russian texts on loose sheets. Includes additional sheet with preliminary plate list in Russian and French for first part (plates I-XXIV). Also included is text booklet in German, issued separately by Hiersemann and entitled: Teppiche Zentralasiens aus der Sammlung A. Bogolubow ([2], XXVI pp.); translator?s introduction is dated July, 1910. Plates comprise 36 chromolithographs, 7 mounted collotypes, and 2 folded double-page color-lithograph maps of Central Asia (one of them an ethnographic and carpet map prepared by F.A. Mikhailov under Bogoliubov?s direction, the other a general physical and political map). ; 20.5; [1], xxii, [2], xxii, [2] pp.

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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. 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. [1908]. 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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        Plastische Zierformen sämtlicher Stilepochen. 1. Teil: Figur und Ornamentik des Altertums. (Assyrien, Persien, Ägypten, Griechenland und Rom). Ein Ideenschatz für Architekten, Bildhauer, Zeichner, Schulen etc.,

      Leipzig, Verlag von Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1908 - 2°quer, 56 großformatige Tafeln mit ca. 1500 Figuren und Ornamenten inneliegend in illustrierter Originalleinenmappe diese mit Gebrauchssp. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1908. Sehr selten ! a83487 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        Recits D'Une Tante. Memoires De La Comtesse De Boigne Nee D'Osmond, Publies D'Apres Le Manuscrit Original / Par M. Charles Nicoullaud Complete in Four Volumes

      Paris : Plon-Nourrit Et Cie., 1907-1908, 1908, Hardback, Dix-septieme editionSumptuously and uniformly bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands. Title gilt-blocked with matching volume indications. Scans and additional bibliographical detail on request; 4 pages; 4 v. Fronts. (ports. , v. 1-2, 4 [en heliogravure]) 24 cm. Contents: I. 1781-1814.--II. 1815-1819.--III. 1820-1830.--IV. 1831-1866. France (history) - 1789-1900

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        A Midsummer-Night's Dream

      London, William Heinemann,, 1908. Quarto. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in brown morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, pictorial title block to front board, roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with 39 mounted colour plates and other monochrome illustrations by Arthur Rackham. An excellent copy in a fine binding. Signed Limited Edition. One of 1000 copies of which this is number 532 signed by Rackham.

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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.

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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.

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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'.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Africana Books]
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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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        MANDEMENTS ET LETTRES PASTORALES (RECUEIL DE DOCUMENTS)

      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]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Medicusbooks]
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        Automobil und Automobil Sport (2 Vols)

      1908 - German Text. In 2 Volumes totalling some 550pp of detailed text, with magnificent photo and illustration of the finest sporting machines of the day. Edited by Walther Isendahl in Berlin with the collaboration of Max Buch in London and other qualified worthies, these Volumes would have been the guide to both the history cars and motor sporting events and a view of the 'State of the Art' at the time of publication. Aimed no doubt at wealthy International pportsmen looking for the best machines available to satisfy his passion and the perfect source of all the accessories for both touring and race trim. There is a wallet to the rear of Vol.1 that includes breakdown colour illustrations of the principal component parts. Offering only as a pair, these books will grace the most demanding of collector's library. In Blue Cloth with Motor Racing pictorial binding . Some wear to edges and hinges. Appears to have been rebound using original text and pictorial cover boards but new endpapers/hinges (simply too clean looking to be over 100 years old like the rest of the book) Very heavy, so transit costs and insurance at cost. Please enquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Simon Lewis Transport Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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