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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 20 + 4 Bände, Neuer Abdruck, 1908 - 1913.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1908 - 1913.. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden mit 18.600 Seiten und 150.000 Artikeln mit 16.831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text sowie auf 1.522 Illustrationstafeln (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithogra phien). Grundwerk in 20 Bänden (A - Z) und die Ergänzungsbände 21 bis 24, somit vollständige Ausgabe in 24 Bänden. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei Rückenschildern aus rotem Leder und reicher Goldprägung im Jugendstil-Liniendekor. Einbanddecken mit grüner Leinenbespannung, Goldfileten und Lederecken. Kopfgoldschnitt., seitlicher und unterer Buchschnitt grün eingefärbt. Illustrierte Vorsätze mit Golddruck (Ergänzungsbände ohne Golddruck). Drei Bände noch in den Original-Schutzumschlägen. Die 6. Auflage gilt als Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte und als größtes und prächtigstes Lexikon seiner Epoche. Es gibt sie in zahlreichen unterschiedlichen Ausgaben, die sich durch eine überaus reizvolle Jugendstil-Ornamentik auszeichnen. Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzungsbände (Bd. 21: Ergänzungen und Nachträge; Bd. 22: Jahressupplement 1909 - 10; Bd. 23: Jahressupplement 1910 - 11; Bd. 24: Jahressupplement 1911 - 12) sowie drei Kriegsnachträge.. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand. ?uchrücken kaum berieben, Ecken kaum bestoßen, Buchdeckel durchweg sauber, Schnitt noch geschlossen. All diese Indikatoren deuten darauf hin, daß die Bände kaum benutzt wurden. Wenige Rücken leicht aufgehellt. Lediglich bei Band 12 Seitenschnitt sowie wenige Seitenränder minimal fleckig; Seiten sonst bemerkenswert frisch und fleckenfrei. Die Schutzumschläge mit kleineren Randläsionen. In toto frisches Exemplar, wie es von dieser gesuchten Königsausgabe, zumal als vollständiges Ensemble mit allen Ergänzungsbänden, nur noch selten anzutreffen sein dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Salthaven

      London: Methuen, 1908. London: Methuen, 1908. First Edition. Publisher?s cloth; front hinge cracked; slight page staining; very good plus in a custom clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed on the half-title by Jacobs, ?To Mark Twain with the author?s compliments. Oct. 1908.? With the ?S.L. Clemens - 1908? signature inside the front cover. Below the inscription, Twain has written, apparently in passing the book on to someone else, ?It?s a delightful book. Mark. Bog House, Bermuda, March/10. I have read it about 5 times. The above verdict stands.? Apparently, Twain found Chapter V especially praiseworthy. On two pages he has annotated the text with over 90 words. There are numerous small ink corrections throughout the text, likely by Twain.

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        THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

      Methuen & Co 1908 - First UK Edition, First Printing of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame, published in 1908 Methuen And Co. , London (see image of copyright page). The book has blue/green cloth boards in great condition a detailed gilt image to the front and titles to the spine. The book has benefited from being rebacked with all the original materials intact, which has made for a very strong tight binding. Original end papers present with one small scripted owner name and date of 1908(which coincides with the same date of publication). Otherwise no bookstore stamps and no book plates. The book has no edgewear and all the pages are present including the tissue guard to the front. The internal pages are overall clean with a scant ocassional foxing mark, otherise no stains, no writing, and no bent pages. The pages of the book have very rough cut edges as published. Two very small faded former owner blind stamps. Please see the many detailed images. No dust jacket. A very handsome example of this classic fragile book at a great price for this title. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other rare book titles and original illustration art. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        My African Journey

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. Very good. This book is from the personal collection of Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I. Cohen. This is a very good copy of 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. Truly bright and clean copies are scarce. Here is a clean copy in very good condition overall. The red cloth binding remains clean with nicely rounded spine, distinct spine gilt, and only slight color shift to the spine, which retains fairly strong red color. Though the binding is notably clean, there is moderate overall wear that shows as minor fraying at the spine ends, and small bumps to the lower corners. There is also loss of some of the black print on the right half of the front cover, affecting the illustration of Churchill, the lower portion of the rhino, and the right side of the title and author print. It is unclear whether this is the result of poor original stamping or wear, given that there is no visible scuffing to the front cover surface. The contents are quite clean for the edition. A trivial hint of spotting appears confined to the front pastedown, first free endpaper, and fore edge. A single gift inscription inked on the first free endpaper is dated "August - 1st - 1910". The 61 photographs 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 in this copy, as is the tissue at the frontispiece. The rear hinge shows a cosmetic split to the gutter paper, but the binding is uncompromised, tight and firm. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A27.1, Woods/ICS A12(aa), Langworth p.81.

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        Shakespeare's Comedy of the Tempest

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1908 - First Edition thus with 40 tipped-in fullcolour tissue guarded plates. a VG copy in giltstamped green cloth covered boards with gilt decoration and lettering .Boards a liitle Rubbed ,else a VG copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung zwangloser Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Verdauungs- und Stoffwechsel-Krankheiten. Bände 1-9 mit je 8 Abhandlungen. (= zus. 72 Abhandlungen in 9 Sammelbänden).

      Halle, Marhold, 1908 - 1926.. Die einzelnen Abhandlungen je mit eigenem Titelblatt, meist ca. 50 bis 80 Seiten. 9 uniforme Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild.. *Ein Publikationsreihe zum Thema Verdauungs und Stoffwdechselkrankheiten. Jedes heft war einzeln erschienen und von versch. Autoren wie Curschmann, Paul Cohnheim, H. Strauß, Mosse, Gigon, Boas, Rosenfeld, H. Hirschfeld u.v.a. - Vorhanden ist die komplette Folge von Sammelband 1-9 mit den ersten 72 Heften. Es erschienen noch 3 weitere Bände (Band 10-12) in den Jahren 1927-1934. - Sauber und gut erhalten.

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        My Friends the Savages. Notes and Observations of a Perak Settler (Malay Peninsula). Richly illustrated with original Photographs taken by the Author.

      Como, Tipografia Cooperativa Comense, 1908.. EA. Mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr. Abb. auf 52 Tafeln. 232 S. 8°. OGLn.-Band im Papierumschlag. Handschriftl. Eintrag mit Bleistift auf Vorsatz, Ex-Libris-Prägestempel des Historikers und Afrikaforschers Manlio Bonati auf dem Titelblatt; Handschriftl.Signatur Cerrutis unter folgendem Satz: 'Every Copy of this work not bearing the author's signature will be retained by him as an infringement of his rights.' sowie eine weitere persönliche Widmung des Autors aus dem Jahre 1910. Das Buch ist insgesamt ganz leicht wellig, hat aber keine sichtbares Spuren eines Wasserschadens wie Wasser-Ränder o.ä. Teilweise leichte Rotfärbung im Schnitt. Ansonsten innen gut, sehr gering fleckig, vollständig, fest in der Bindung. Ein ordentliches Exemplar.. This book has been published only in very little number, only two are known in the librarys of the world (kvk, theese two with 49, the other with 52 fotographic plates!), a lot of experts does not even know of its existence; Cerruti has been together with Modigliani on NIAS, later he became the Superintendent of the Sakais (Orang Asli) of the Malay Peninsula, he lived together for 15 years with some of the tribes; his unique photographs are very well known, for example from the Skeat/Blagden : The Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula.( Most Photographs are from Cerruti in this 2Vol-Books). This 'My Friends.....' is the only Monograph from Cerruti and it is richly illustrated with exiting whole-page Photographs. Extremely rare!!--Äußerst selten!!.--

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        Original Framed Curtis Photogravure: Big Ox - Apsaroke

      , 1908. 1908. Fine. 1908 Original photogravure by Edward S. Curtis, from Volume IV of 'The North American Indian', the definitive twenty volume work on Native Americans commissioned by J. P. Morgan. This photograph measures 7.25 x 5.5 inches, matted and housed in a decorative wooden frame measuring 17 x 14.25 inches. A fine image, printed on tissue with very subtle wrinkling from matting, with related material inserted into a pocket on the verso. From the biographical sketch of Big Ox printed on p. 197 of volume IV: "He had led ten successful war-parties and was rising rapidly when about 1877 his private enemy, White Thigh, made medicine against him and 'he went under', losing all his property and influence... He asked the people to bring him a living jack-rabbit and some long cactus thorns. When these were given to him, he thrust a thorn into each eye of the rabbit, saying, as he turned it loose, 'Here goes White Thigh!' That day, it is asserted, White Thigh lost his sight... As a Thunder medicine-man Big Ox is feared by his tribesmen, lest if his displeasure be incurred he may cause Thunder to strike the unlucky one"

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        ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA: EIN BUCH FÜR ALLE UND KEINEN

      Insel-Verlag, Leipzig, Germany 1908 - small folio. full vellum with yapp edges, title gilt-stamped on spine, gilt-stamped vignette on front cover, top edge cut, other edges uncut, (vi), 160, (4) pages. Text in German. Limited to 530 numbered copies, 430 parchment bound, of which copy is thus (Brinks 190-3; See PMM 370 for this literary work; Weber 48; Sarkowski 1193). Illustrated by the Belgian architect and designer Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) who, with Victor Horta, was an originator of the Art Nouveau style. Considered one of Nietzsche's literary and philosophical masterpieces. In four parts, originally published between 1883 and 1885, with the first complete edition not appearing until 1892. Endpapers decorated around borders. With a double-page ornamental title, printed title with vignette, all in purple and gold. Text in black and gold. Table of contents follows text. Type designed in 1900 by G. Lemmen and Count Harry Kessler. Covers lightly soiled. Light foxing on endpapers. full vellum with yapp edges, title gilt-stamped on spine, gilt-stamped vignette on front cover, top edge cut, other edges uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INDEX LOCUPLETISSIMUS LIBRORUM-BOLLSTÄNDIGES BÜCHER-LEXICON

      Leipzig, Germany: Ludwig Schumann and others, 1908. Leipzig, Germany: Ludwig Schumann and others, 1908. quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. 4to. quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. variously paginated. 37 Volumes. Text in German. Besterman 2530-1. Advertised as a complete bibliography of books published in German speaking states commencing in 1750. First edited by Christian Gottlob Kayser, the work was continued by Ernst A. Zuchold, G.W. Wuttig, Richard Haupt, Oskar Wetzel, Albert Dressel, August Hilbert, H. Dullo, H. Conrad, Richard Schmidt, and Alfred Dultz. The 37 volumes in this set continue the bibliography until 1908. The final five volumes are indices published in 1838 and 1894-1906. Ex-library with markings. Some light wear. Foxing, especially in earlier volumes.

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        TWO ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS First Trinity Cambridge Eight, Henley Royal Regatta 1908 , Ladies Challenge Cup

      , 1908. , 1908. Two original imperial albumen photographs (each 11'' x 8 1/2'') by Stearn & Sons, the first of the First Trinity Cambridge eight for 1908 and the second an action photo of the Regatta course and the finish of their race against Pembroke College Cambridge. The pair mounted side by side with hand coloured crests of the Trinity boat clubs and calligraphic script "First Trinity Boat Club / Henley Royal Regatta 1908 / Ladies Chall. Cup", with the names and weights of the crew written underneath. Framed and glazed. In all 30'' x 17 1/2''. The Rowing Almanack for 1909 comments on the race, "Both crews started at 40, and First were the first to show in front... First were better together than their rivals, and maintained their lead at Fawley... Pembroke hung on gamely, and spurted along the enclosure. First just held their own, and won by a third of a length in 7m 22s."

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        Savrola

      London: George Newnes, Limited, 1908. London: George Newnes, Limited, 1908. First Illustrated edition. Paperback. Near fine. This book is from the personal collection of Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I. Cohen. This is a beautiful, collector worthy copy of the first illustrated edition of Savrola, scarce thus. Savrola is Churchill's third book and only novel. A very young Churchill was exuberant about publication at the time. Even though Savrola was his third published book, it was actually the first book he undertook and the second he completed. He would later make deprecating comments about his novel. In his 1930 autobiography he wrote, "I have consistently urged my friends to abstain from reading it [Savrola]." However, his mixed feelings about his only novel did not keep Churchill from writing a foreword to a new edition in 1956: "The preface to the first edition in 1900 submitted the book 'with considerable trepidation to the judgment or the clemency of the public.' The intervening fifty-five years have somewhat dulled though certainly not changed my sentiments on this point." Irrespective of Churchill's feelings about his book, this novel certainly provides an interesting insight into the early political perspective and sentiment of the then very young Churchill. The first edition was issued in 1900. This very early paperback - the first illustrated edition - followed in 1908 as part of publisher George Newnes' “Sixpenny Novels Illustrated” series. The front cover bears a dramatic illustration and there are two full-page illustrated interior plates on coated paper (one as the frontispiece and the second facing p.30). As a pulp paperback from the early Twentieth Century, few can be expected to have survived; it is obviously scarce and most often seen with significant wear, damage, and losses. Here, then, is a notable exception. This is a near fine copy in exceptional condition given the age and inherent fragility of the edition. The illustrated wraps binding remains notably clean, bright, and square. The spine shows no creasing and this copy has clearly not been read. The spine print remains bright and the spine shows only fractional chipping at the foot and short splits at the hinge ends. The front and rear covers remain bright with only the slightest soiling. The rear cover shows fractional wear along the bottom edge, as does the front cover along the fore edge with some creasing to the upper front corner. The contents remain clean and complete with no previous ownership marks. The pages are toned, as is inevitable given the pulp paper and age, but less so than nearly any other copy we have examined. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.5, Woods/ICS A3(c), Langworth p.43

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        Die Hexe vom Triesnerberg : e. Erzählung aus Liechtensteins dunklen Tagen

      Zürich: Orell Füssli 1908 - Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Schnitt oben leicht angestaubt; Seitlicher Schnitt ist min. bis geringfügig braunfleckig; Mit 9 Illustr. auf Tafeln nach Entwürfen von P. Balzer von M. Annen. Farbig illustr. Orig.-Leinwand (Vorderdeckel hier top !); Kulturgeschichtlicher Roman über die Hexenverfolgung in einer Liechtensteiner Walsersiedlung des 17. Jahrhunderts; Einband Außen hat geringe Gebrauchsspuren; Ist gering bestoßen-berieben-befleckt (nur Hinterdeckel); Schutzumschlag fehlt, oder es gibt keinen; Unterer Kapital auf einer Gelenkseite min. angerissen; 270; Gewebe (Grau) 550

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        Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

      The Reilly & Britton Co, 1908. The Reilly & Britton Co, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co, 1908. First edition (Hanff, et al, 53-54). Hardcover. 256 pp. Very good, lacking jacket. Light blue cloth, first state binding, black and yellow illustrated endpapers, three books on publisher's advertisement, 16 color plates. Minor rubbing on spine edges and corners, showing. Faint scratches and small scrape to gold on pictorial pastedown. 16 colored plates, collated and complete. Frontispiece and plate facing 252 have small scrapes on edge, not affecting pictures. Plates facing page 60 and 220 coming loose at gutter. Two pages have small closed tears at fore edge. Previous owner's name on ownership page. Illustrated by John R. Neill.

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        The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy

      11 - London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1908. 11 - London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete and comprehensive agricultural encyclopaedia, arranged alphabetically by Professor R. Patrick Wright. With numerous illustrations throughout, including hundreds of illustrations in the text and two hundred and nineteen plates (collated complete), with extra tipped-in plates to rear pastedowns, many of which are coloured. Some of the contributors to the work include David Bruce, Gerald Bloxsome, John Spier, and Wilfred Scawen Blunt. Including entries on algae, tuberculosis, steam engines and the potato. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In decorative cloth bindings. Externally quite smart, though with some light rubbing and some bumping. A few marks to the boards also. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. End blanks to volume V missing, and some worming to rear of volume IV and front of volume III. Pages are bright, but with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        RAGION POETICA E PROGRAMMA DEL VERSO LIBERO. Grammatica, ricordi e confidenze per servire alla Storia delle Lettere Contemporanee.

      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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        Klosterarbeit. Wohl anlässlich einer sog. Einkleidung [Eintritt in ein Frauenkloster]. Holzkasten ca. 50 x 60 cm mit alter Glasscheibe. Fotografie mit reichlich ornamentaler Umrandung. Monogramiert und datiert: J. L., 1908. Neben Silber- und Goldborten wurden für die Umrandung Haare verwendet. Unter dem Monogramm und Datum drei geflochtene Haarsträhnen. [Nonnen wurde beim Eintritt in ein Kloster die Kopfhaare geschoren]

      . . Innen etwas verstaubt, sonst gut. Seltene Klosterarbeit zum Thema Einkleidung. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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        Modern Power Generators

      London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1908. London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An extensive engineering work on power generators from the early twentieth century. First edition. Illustrated with many vignette illustrations, diagrams, and eleven coloured composite sectional models. With chapters on steam generators, engines and turbines, electromagnets, vapour engines, and much more. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In green cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally, sound, though with some marks and bumping. Wear to the front board and tail of spine of volume II. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Tidemarks to pastedowns of volume I. One hinge is strained. Pages are bright, with just a few instances of foxing, and some ink spots to the rear few pages of volume II. A couple of layers of the composite models are loose, but present. Overall: GOOD..

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        Seder Haggadah shel Pesach im perush Mishley Yaakov meHaMagid meDubna, Z.Tz.L. [=a righteous man of blessed memory] zeher gute pshotim un zise meshulim tzu verstehen di Agude muatak oif ivri taitch [etc. with four addtions, one by Rabbi Moshe of Voloshin. And the fourth addition being The Songs of Songs]

      Warsaw, Poland Warszawa 1908 - 32 leaves. 5 woodcuts. Bottom of 31st leaf , which is the Song of Songs, not the Haggadah, is damaged with loss of text (to the Song of Songs). Some wine stains. 4 different rubber stamp impressions, one in Hebrew, another in German, all of a previous owner, Rabbi S. (Shaul Leib) Morgenstern of Rajgrod, Handwritten inscriptions in Yiddish on blank end papers by Benyamin Morgenstern. Illlustrated. Yellowed paper. This copy is apparently not listed in Yudlov. It has some similarities with, but is different from, Yudlov 2397. Rajgród [¿rai¿¿rut] is a town in Grajewo County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland, and in 2004 it had 1,680 inhabitants. Rajgrod has a long and rich history, with first human settlements dating back to c. 9000 B.C.E. In the Middle Ages, the Yotvingians founded here a settlement called Raj, which was located on a hill. Raj became main town of a Yotvingian tribe. According to chronicler Wigand of Marburg, in 1360 Polish King Kazimierz Wielki ordered the castellan of Wizna to build a defensive castle near Rajgrod. The fate of the castle has not been established, but probably it was destroyed by the Teutonic Knights. The town of Rajgrod was first mentioned in 1429, when a man named Mikolaj of Rajgrod sold real estate to his brother Jan. Some time in the early 1440s, a gord was established here and Rajgrod emerged as a local wood trade center. After the Treaty of Melno, the gord was transferred from Polish Mazovia to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In c. 1505, King Aleksander Jagiellonczyk gave Rajgrod to a nobleman named Michal Glinski, and in 1509, King Zygmunt Stary handed the area of Rajgrod and Goniadz to Mikolaj Radziwill. In 1568, Rajgrod was granted town charter, and next year, following the Union of Lublin, together with the region of Podlasie it was transferred back to the Kingdom of Poland. In 1570, Rajgrod became a royal town and a seat of a starosta (first starosta was Marcin Dulski). In c. 1602, a large manor house was constructed for the local administration. In 1679, King Jan III Sobieski confirmed Rajgrod¿s privileges and charter, and in 1764, a new church was built. On July 10, 1794, during the Kosciuszko Uprising, a party of patriotic szlachta and townspeople was defeated here by a detachment of the Prussian Army. After the third partition of Poland (1795), the town was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia, but in 1807 it was transferred to the Russian Empire. During the November Uprising, a battle between Polish and Russian forces took place here on May 29, 1831. Rajgrod lost its town charter in 1863, as a punishment for its residents¿ support of the January Uprising, and remained a village until 1924. Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Repton Cricket

      905, 1908. 905, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A text detailing tracking the events and changes in the Cricket team in Repton, Derbeyshire. With Plans and photographsAlfred Cochrane is the author of 'Collected Verses', 'Told in the Pavilion. 'Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, sound with rubbing, occasionalmarksand fading to spine. Internally, firmly bound very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Poetical Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

      London and Glasgow - Collins' Clear-Type Press, 1908. London and Glasgow - Collins' Clear-Type Press, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nicely bound collection of the poems of Tennyson. With four tissue-guardedplates, including a photographic frontispiece of Tennyson. Including Locksley Hall, The Princess, and Elaine, amongst others. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a red morocco binding. Externally smart, with some light rubbing only. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Tissue guard of frontis detached. Pages are generally bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Ecce homo.

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1908.. Ca. 25 x 19,5 cm. 154 Seiten, mit ormamentalem Doppeltitel, zahlreichen Vignetten und Zierstücken in Golddruck von Henry van de Velde. Grauer Original-Wildlederband mit Kopfgoldschnitt und goldenen Vorsätzen,. Erste Ausgabe. Sarkowski 1201; Schauer II, 15. Eines von 150 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan (Gesamtauflage 1250 Exemplare). Handeinband aus grauem Wildleder der Großherzoglich Sächsischen Kunstgewerbeschule, Weimar nach einem Entwurf von Henry van de Velde. Ein Meisterwerk der Buchkunst des Jugendstils mit dem schwungvollen Doppeltitel, den Vignetten, Zierstücken und Anfangszeilen in Golddruck entworfen von H. van der Velde. Einband etwas fleckig und geworfen, Rücken leicht verfärbt. Teils gering stockfleckig, Vorsatz mit Exlibris und altem Besitzvermerk.

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        Poems of Tennyson

      Henry Frowde - London, 1908. Henry Frowde - London, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very smart copy of this collection of Tennyson's poetry. Oxford Edition. Featuring a portrait frontispiece. Condition: In a half vellum binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. A few spots to the first and last few pages but otherwise bright and clean. P. 59 has a small tear to the fore-edge, not affecting the text. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Die Herabsetzung der subjektiven Tonhöhe durch Steigerung der objektiven Intensität + Über die neuen Versuche, die Angriffsstellen der von Tönen ausgehenden Schallwellen im Ohre zu lokalisieren

      , 1908-1910 1908-1910. Ewald, Ernst Julius Richard (1855-1921). (1) (with G. A. Jäderholm) Die Herabsetzung der subjektiven Tonhöhe durch Steigerung der objektiven Intensität. Offprint from Archiv für die ges. Physiologie 124 (1908). 29-36pp. 236 x 162 mm. Original printed wrappers, slight discoloration at edges. Presentation Copy, Inscribed by Ewald to Ernst Mach (1838-1916) on the front wrapper: “Dem Meister in der Akustik E. Mach überreicht von J. Rich. Ewald.” (2) Über die neuen Versuche, die Angriffsstellen der von Tönen ausgehenden Schallwellen im Ohre zu lokalisieren. Offprint from Archiv für die ges. Physiologie 131 (1910). 188-198pp. 235 x 161 mm. Original printed wrappers, slight discoloration at edges. Presentation Copy, Inscribed by Ewald to Mach on the front wrapper: “Ernst Mach in grösster Verehrung vom Verf.” Together 2 items. Fine. First Editions, Offprint Issues. Ewald, who held the chair of physiology at the University of Strasbourg, is best known for his investigations of the vestibular system of the inner ear (see Garrison-Morton 1568 and 1569). Ewald presented the above two offprints on acoustics—“The reduction of subjective pitch by increasing objective intensity” and “On new attempts to locate the points of attack of outgoing sound waves in the ear”—to physicist Ernst Mach, whom Ewald praised as the “Master of acoustics.” In the last decades of the 19th century Mach had devised and perfected optical and photographic techniques for studying sound waves; his famous acoustical studies of shock waves from bullets were published in the 1880s.

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        Das Buch Esther - Übersetzt von Martin Luther.

      Insel, Leipzig 1908. - Vitri6 Gr.-8°. Grüner Originalledereinband. 2 weiße Blatt, 1 Blatt Vortitel, 1 Jugendstil-Doppeltitel in schwarz-gold, XXIX (+I) Seiten, 2 Blatt. Kapitelüberschriften und Initialien sind goldgedruckt. Einband und Kanten etwas beschabt, Rücken und Oberkante lichtgedunkelt (bräunlich). Mit Abklatsch des Lesebändchens auf den Seiten II/III, Seiten VIII bis XIV mit bräunlichen Verfärbungen im unteren Rand. Mehrere Blatt im unteren Rand mit Spuren von Bräunung, sonst nur wenig fleckig und gering gebräunt. Durchaus gutes Exemplar. Eines von 275 Exemplaren auf Büttenpapier gedruckt (Gesamtauflage 300) . -- Mit Buchschmuck, Doppeltitel und (zehn) Initialen von Friedrich Wilhelm Kleuckens und C.H.Kleuckens (richtig: Friedrich Wilhelm Kleuckens). Der Druck in schwarz und gold. -- Erstes Buch der Ernst-Ludwig-Presse für den Inselverlag. -- Sarkowski 238. 550

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        Les Vieilles Villes des Flandres

      Paris - Librarie Dorbon-Ain, 1908. Paris - Librarie Dorbon-Ain, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce early edition of this beautifully illustrated book on the Old Towns of the Flanders, both the Belgian and French Flanders by Albert Robida,illustrated by the author with one hundred and fifty-five originals drawings, including twenty-five plates, an etching to frontispiece and a colour illustrated half title. First edition. In French. Albert Robida (1848 -1926) was an illustrator, etcher, lithographer, caricaturist, and novelist. He edited and published La Caricature magazine for twelve years. Through the 1880s he wrote an acclaimed trilogy of futuristic novels. In the 1900s he created 520 illustrations for Pierre Giffard's weekly serial La Guerre Infernale. Condition: In original illustrated cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities andoccasional marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with slight marginal age toning , most pronounced to half title and last page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        A Military History of Pershire 1660-1902

      R.A. & J. Hay, Perth 1908 - large 8vo. Pp xxiii, 634; xxi, 316. Portraits, illustrations and maps - all as called for. Original cloth. Teg. Spines sunned, otherwise a fine copy from the library of Tarradale House with its bookplates to the front paste-down endpapers. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Glasgow School of Painters

      Glasgow James Maclehose and Sons 1908. VG- : in very good minus condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed, marked and bumped. Foxing to prelims, and light spotting to text. Browning to some plate margins, not impinging. Teg. Remaining edges untrimmed [First Edition] Blue hardback cloth cover 400mm x 300mm (16" x 12"). 51pp + plates. 54 Reproductions in Photogravure [B/W] by J Craig Annan. Subjects include Joseph Crawhall, Sir James Guthrie, Harrington Mann, T Corsan Morton, Alexander Roche, and J Pittendrigh Macgillivray.

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        Poetry and Ireland: Essays.

      Dundrum: Cuala Press 1908 - FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES, printed in red and black, occasional outbreaks of foxing to borders but text largely clean, pp. [ii], 54, crown 8vo, original quarter buff cloth with blue boards, title stamped in black to upper board, backstrip darkened with light soiling overall and a few spots, corners rubbed, top edge a little dustsoiled, others untrimmed, bookplates to flyleaf and pastedown with some offsetting from the latter, good Inscribed on the first blank, by the printer (and author’s sister) Elizabeth Corbet Yeats: ‘To J.B. Yeats, With love from Lolly, Dec. 1908’. With father (John Butler Yeats) and son (Jack Butler Yeats) sharing the same initials, it is difficult to be entirely conclusive about the recipient: the form of address, however, would make one suspect the latter - in either scenario this is a very significant Yeats association copy. (Wade 254)

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (Superb Copy in Original Publisher's Cloth)

      London: Nelson, 1908. London: Nelson, 1908. 'Carroll, Lewis. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and New York: Nelson, (n. d. but 1908). 92 color Illustrations by Harry Rountree. First Edition. 4to. A FINE copy in original publisher's green cloth decorated in color and gilt, t. e.g. A spectacular copy of one of the most important Alice books from the Golden Age of Alice illustration. Rountree's vision of Alice is like no other and the book itself (binding, paper quality, quality of the images) is downright stunning. This example is fresh and virtually faultless. There is a previous owner's tiny inked name on the half-title but the book is otherwise unmarked. The spine and cover gilt are both almost completely unrubbed and the white enamel spine label is unchipped, quite rare thus. Potentially quite the compelling centerpiece to your illustrated Alice collection.. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Fine. Illus. by Harry Rountree.

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        Historical Tales

      Los Angeles - The Angelus University, 1908. Los Angeles - The Angelus University, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first two volumes of Charles Morris' Historical Tales under the subtitle American in the Angelus edition published for the Angelus University. Illustrated with black and white plates. In two volumes. Charles Morris (1833 - 1922) was an American journalist, novelist and author of popular historical textbooks. He abandoned his academic career in 1860, working in business up to 1878, while developing his reputation as a professional creative writer and journalist. He published short stories, poems, and serial novels in Beadle's Saturday Journal. He compiled a series of Historical Tales. These are retold legends and historical events meant to be read for enjoyment rather than used as textbooks. Condition: In cloth bindings with gilt decoration to spines. Externally, in excellent condition but with very slight wear to extremities. Front hinge to volume one slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        Les Dessins de D. Francisco Goya y Lucientes

      Rome - D. Anderson, 1908. Rome - D. Anderson, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this collection of the designs of Goya. With an introduction by Pierre D'Achardi in French. Including his Disasters of War, La Tauromaquia and other designs. Francisco Jos de Goya y Lucientes (17461828) was an Aragonese romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. The subversive imaginative element in his art, as well as his bold handling of paint, provided a model for the work of later generations of artists, notably Manet, Picasso and Francis Bacon. Containing 64 tinted plates (collated, missing sixteen plates). Condition: In a blue cloth folder-style binding. Externally sound, though with some marks and bumping. Slight wear to the extremities, with a label to the front pastedown. Plates are unbound. Plates are bright and generally clean, with just the occasional handling mark. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to missing plates, but otherwise quite smart..

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        Old London Churches

      London- Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. London- Hodder and Stoughton, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautiful book describing the appearance and history of many London churches. First edition, limited to five hundred copies,of which this is hand-numbered 79. Signed by both the author and the illustrator. With an introduction by the bishop of London. With twenty-five full colour plates of the paintings of Arthur Garratt, tipped-in on grey paper. Some churches mentioned include St Martin, Ludgate, the Savoy Chapel and All Saints, Fulham. Condition: In a vellum binding with gilt decoration and armorial design to front board. Externally, sound with slight wear to top of front board. Boards warped and lacking tiesas usual. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean but with occasional light spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Goethe. Eine Szene

      Wien, C. W. Stern 1908.. Wien, C. W. Stern 1908.. 8°. 22 (1) S. Mit photogr. Titelportr. (Friedell als Goethe). OBrosch. Mit Einbandillustr. v. R. H. Bartsch. Namenszug am hint. Innendeckel Kl. Fleck am Vorderdeckel, sonst sehr gut erhalten. EA Kosch V,666; Illig 41 - Mit eigenhänd. Widmung v. Egon Friedell a. d. Votritelbl. Der berühmte Sketch der beiden Autoren Friedell und Polgar wurde am am 1.1.1908 im Kabarett Fledermaus in Wien uraufgeführt. F

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        My African Journey

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. Near fine. This is a superior copy of 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 allegedly 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. Truly bright and clean copies are scarce. Here is a near fine copy, particularly notable for its binding. The red cloth binding is square, tight, and immaculately clean, retaining nicely rounded spine and sharp corners. The striking illustrated front cover is simply pristine, as is the blank rear cover. The spine shows only mild color shift, retaining bright gilt. The almost total absence of exterior wear is quite unusual. The sole exterior sign of wear is a .5 inch scuff to the bottom edge of the rear board. The contents remain bright with no previous ownership marks and retain a crisp, unread feel. The 61 photographs 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 in this copy, as is the tissue cover at the frontispiece. The chief flaw of this copy is one endemic to the edition - spotting, which is heavier to the page edges, first free endpaper, and half title, lighter once past the preface and only intermittent within the balance of the text. The top edge is lightly dust soiled, the fore and bottom edges bright apart from the spotting. The exceptional binding is protected with a removable, clear mylar cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A27.1, Woods/ICS A12(aa), Langworth p.81.

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