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        ADVENTIST CHRONOLOGICAL PROPHETIC CHART. 457 B.C. - 1844

      New York:: Oberly & Newell, Litho.. (1908).. 65-7/8" x 48-1/4". Banner, with 26 color lithographed images, printed on muslin.. Edges show some fraying. Colors vibrant. A few minor, unobtrusive. stains. Nearly invisible cloth repair to Babylon image. A VG - VG+. item..

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Osterbuch. [Deckeltitel "Hasenbuch"]. Verse von Ch. Morgenstern

      Bln., B. Cassirer o. J. [1908].. qu.-4°. 17 Bll. Mit kolor. Vorsatzpapier, kolor. Tit. u. 16 kolor. Taf. OHln. m. Einbandil. Einbd. u. einige Bll. stellenw. fleckig. 12 Bll. im Außensteg mit Japanpapier fachger. restaur. EA Stuck-Villa-Kat. II, 186; Doderer 679; Brüggemann 241 - Seltenes Kinderbilderbuch. E. R. Weiss nennt schon 1902 in einem Brief an Rich. Dehmel die Illustrationen "freyholdisch in ihrer unsäglich rührenden Unberührtheit und Kindlichkeit".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Seven Centuries of Lace

      New York: Macmillan, 1908. hardcover. fine. Preface by Alan Cole. 120 b/w full-page illustrations. 53pp of text. Small folio, rebound in 1/2 gray morocco, gilt-stamped spine with raised bands, t.e.g. New York: Macmillan, 1908. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        2 Manuscrits illustrés.Les Pirates de l'air. Quelques idées sur la peinture.

      Lugan, Sans 1908 - 2 manuscrits cartonnés ( 220x145 mm ), le premier plat de chaque manuscrit est illustré d'un dessin avec titre, collé.- Quelques pensées. 249 pages.Préface. Les Pirates de l'Air, Aventures tragiques d'aviateurs sans aveu. Ressuscitée, Pièce en trois Actes. Perlino, Comédie militaire en 1 acte. L'Angoisse, Pièce en 1 acte. Gertrude, Résumé de Roman. Papillon bleu, Pièce en trois actes. Plusieurs dessins en noir, in-texte et à pleine page.- Quelques idées sur la peinture. 144 pages.Un simple mot. Progression élémentaire, exercises de l'oeil et de la main. Mélanges des couleurs. Méthode générale pour dessiner. Perspective. Croquis de modèles lithographiés. Modèles à colorier. Analyse d'un modèle. L( art décoratif. Les fleurs. Conférence faite en 1902. Comment on juge un tableau. L'art. Qualités de l'artiste. La composition. Etude morale du sujet. Etude physique. La fleur. Les animaux. Académie. Le portrait. L'atelier du peintre. Tableau des couleurs. Manuscrits

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        Almanach pour 1908

      - Edition du Groupe des XXX (trente), PARIS, ROUEN, décembre 1907 -Petit in 4, format carré (22,5 x 22). 40 pages. Après les pages liminaires et un dessin de Henri MATISSE, les douze mois de l'année se succèdent avec chacun un petit texte et un dessin. Les. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LES DAUPHINOISES CELEBRES.

      - Grenoble, imprimerie générale, 1908. Fort in-4 demi-toile lie de vin moderne, dos lisse, couvertures conservées, (XXIII+648pp). Tiré à 257 exemplaires; l’un des 250 sur papier satiné. Ouvrage très complet et doté d’une iconographie exceptionnelle faite de photos du temps, reproductions de tableaux et documents, serpentes légendées. Rare.

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        With The British Rugby Team True Story Of The Tour In Maoriland

      Dunedin: The Otago Daily Times And Witness Newspaper Company. Poor with no dust jacket. 1908. First Edition. Softcover. Wrappers missing. Replaced with facsimiles. Final 10 pages in facsimile. Newspaper clippings pasted to advertising leaves at front of book. Paper repairs. Heavy foxing to some leaves. Recent cloth spine. ; 168 pages + frontis + plates + advertisements. Card wrappers. Page dimensions: 215mm x 135mm. Rare. Includes Special Articles: White Lights And Mean Figures - By Andrew Spence; Impressions Of New Zealand Football by Arthur F. Harding; Maoriland And Rugby Football by George H. Hartnett; British Team's Methods: Where They Fail - By J. W. Stead; Training A Touring Football Team - By T. W. Leslie; Financing A Touring Team - By Neil Galbraith; Religion Of Rugby In Maoriland - by Frank Morton; Rugby Football In New Zealand - by "Full Back". ; 8vo .

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        WAKAN MEIGA-SEN [A GALLERY OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE PAINTINGS]

      1908 - Kokka-sha. WAKAN MEIGA-SEN [A GALLERY OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE PAINTINGS]. Tokyo, Kokka Publishing Company, Meiji 41 [1908]. [8] ff. preliminaries followed by 100 plates, 28 color and 72 b/w, with a leaf of descriptive letterpress preceding most plates. (In a few instances the descriptive text is for two plates and precedes the first plate.) Dual language text in Japanese and English. Large Folio: 12 x 17 inches. Green brocade covers tied with cord and housed in the original clasped chitsu case. Small amounts of faint foxing on some text pages and the cloth spine is slightly frayed at ends, else a clean and fresh copy. This compilation of masterworks of Japanese and Chinese painting - profusely illustrated in b/w collotype, along with many color woodblock reproductions that made the Kokka Company (along with Shimbi Shoin) one of the premier publishing companies of its day - focuses on Japanese painting from the reign of Empress Suiko to the close of the Tokugawa period and Chinese paintings from the T'ang, Yuan and Sung dynasties - the periods that had the most influence on the Japanese painting presented here. Sixty-five plates of Japanese paintings (nineteen in color) and thirty- five of Chinese paintings (nine in color): a complete copy in near-fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, ABAA]
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        The Tempest. With illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1908]. Quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, original dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 39 plates with printed tissue-guards. Occasional light spotting to pages, else an excellent copy in dust jacket with faint spotting to panels and wear along spine edges. A very good copy. First Dulac edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Von Tieren und Menschen. Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen (nummerierte LUXUS-AUSGABE in 2 Bänden) - No. 23.,

      Vita Deutsches Verlagshaus; 1908 - 483 Seiten; durchgehende Zählung; Rückensignatur, ordnungsgemäß vorne und hinten ausgestempelt, ansonsten gut erhaltene Bände aus aufgelöster Bibliothek einer großen deutschen Medienanstalt; Orig.Ganzleder mit Goldvignette des Löwen Trient (wahrscheinlich vergoldetes Metall/ Eisen (?)); Goldschnitt; KOMPLETTPREIS für 2 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; SELTENES EXEMPLAR!! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2500

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        THE WESSEX NOVELS. Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Far from the Madding Crowd, A Pair of Blue Eyes, Two on a Tower, Return of the Native, The Woodlanders, Jude the Obscure, The Trumpet Major, A Laodicean, Wessex Tales, Under the Greenwood Tree, The Well-Beloved

      Macmillan and Co., Limited 1908-14. . Reprints. 12 vols. [only of 18]. Map of Wessex. E.ps. and occasionally edges of leaves sl. spotted, lower edge of lower leading corner of several leaves to vol. 1 sl. stained occasionally intruding very sl. onto inner margins, bound by Thuslove & Hanson in brown half morocco with cloth covered boards, raised bands gilt rule edged compartments and gilt titles to spines, some light fading to spines, t.e.g. Being volumes 1, 2, 4-9, 11, 13, 16 and 17. Additional postage may be necessary. US$1120

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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        American Competitions Published by the T Square Club 1907 [and] American Competitions Published by the T Square Club 1908

      The T Square Club, Philadelphia 1908 - First editions. Two volumes. Folios. Approximately 12" x 14". Original half red morocco gilt and cloth. Ex-library copy with spine letters, bookplate, and perforations on the plates, some rubbing, else very good. Copies number 270 and 226 respectively of 750 numbered copies. Drawings, elevations, etc. for architectural competitions. Handsome set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Iron Heel

      Macmillan Pub Co, 1908-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1908. 354 + with four pages of ads at rear. Blue cloth with gilt, black and grey lettering on front cover. First edition, first printing. (States Set up and electrotyped. Published February, 1908 on copyright page.) Very Good condition. Clean pages. Lettering strong. Cloth worn and a bit frayed at head and tail, small tear in head; small crease or bubble to front cover. Binding a bit shaky. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Storia Do Mogor or Mogul India 1653-1708 By Niccolao Manucci Venetian, Translated with Introduction and Notes By William Irvine. 4 Volumes.

      John Murray, London 1907-1908 - 4 volumes, Pp. lxxxix, 386; 471; 509; 605, indexed and copiously illustrated. Original richly decorated green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, ex-libris bookplate pasted on feps. Some age wear and marginal nicks on cloth and sunning on spines, ow. very good, complete with all the 59 plates and folding map (in rear pocket) and charts. scarce . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pali]
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        The Jungle Book. With illustrations in colour by Maurice and Edward Detmold

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        JOHN SILENCE

      LONDON: EVELEIGH NASH. VG+/NONE. PUB 1908. FIRST EDITION. THE ORIGINAL TALES OF OCCULT DETECTIVE JOHN SILENCE/ NO CATALOGUE AT THE REAR . BURGANDY CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT TITLES TO THE FRONT COVER AND SPINE. OTHER THAN SOME DAMP MARKS CONFINED EXCLUSIVELY TO BOTH THE FRONT AND REAR ENDPAPERS (VERY ODD), SOME MODERATE SCATTERED FOXING MOSTLY TO PRELIMINARY AND TERMINAL LEAVES, AN ATTRACTIVE BOOKPLATE ON THE FRONT PASTE-DOWN ENDPAPER, AND SOME SLIGHT BROWNING TO THE SPINE. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN TIGHT COPY WITH BRIGHT GILT TITLES. QUITE A BIT NICER THAN USUALLY ENCOUNTERED. "PROBABLY THE BEST SINGLE VOLUME OF 20TH CENTURY CASES OF AN OCCULT DETECTIVE" (BLEILER'S GUIDE TO SUPERNATURAL FICTION) .

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        LIVRO DE OURO. Commemorativo da visita de Sua Magestade El-Rei D.Carlos I. aos Estados Unidos do Brasil

      - e da Abertura dos Portos ao Commercio Mundial. Homenagem no Brazil e em Portugal. Escola Typographica das Officinas de S. José. Lisboa. 1908. In 4º gr. (de 35x25 cm) com xxxix-296 pags. Encadernação da época em tela com falta da lombada. Profusamente ilustrado com fotogravuras (retratos) do Rei D. Carlos, Rainha D. Amélia, dos presidentes do conselho ministros; ministros; e dos principais dignatários de Portugal e do Brasil. Nota do editor na página 142 informa o leitor que: 'Estava o livro já composto e impresso até à página anterior quando se deu o trágico assassínio do dia 1 de Fevereiro em que foram vítimas El-Rei Dom Carlos e o Príncipe herdeiro D. Luiz Filippe'. Location/localizacao: 7-A3-A-16

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Il Passaggio Nord-Ovest. La mia spedizione polare sulla Gjoa con un'appendice del tenente Goffredo Hansen.

      Subject: (Arctica). Milano, Treves, 1908, 8vo dorso in mezza tela blu sulle copertine originali, illustrate, pp. 624 ill. da 140 inc. e 3 carte f.t.

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        Manuel d'Archeologie Prehistorique, Celtique et Gallo-Romaine. Volume I : Archeologie Prehistorique. + Volume II : Archeologie Celtique. Age du Bronze + Appendices. Suppl?ment. + Premier Age du Fer. + Second Age du Fer.

      Subject: (Archeologia). Paris, Picard, 1908/10 + 1913/14, sei volumi ril. in cinque, in-8vo legatura originale in tutta tela con titoli in oro al piatto ant. (ottimo stato) pp. XVIII-746-1692 + 190 + 160 tutti con fig. n.t. e tav. f.t. Opera completa, proseguita tempo dopo dal Grenier.

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        THE ADVENTURES OF BORBEE AND THE WISP: The Story of a Sophisticated Little Girl and an Unsofisticated Little Boy

      London: Longmans Green and Company 1908 - First edition, first printing. Original paper-covered pictorial boards in dustwrapper. The book is in superb NEAR FINE condition with just light spotting to the board edges. The contents are in lovely clean and bright condition with no tears or creases and no inscriptions or stamps. Complete with original PRINTED DUSTWRAPPER. The wrapper is chipped to the spine resulting in loss of some text to the top and the bottom. Both the front and rear panels are complete with just light chipping and some soiling, rubbing and small closed tears to the extremities. The wrapper is printed to both the front and the rear panels. Obviously very rare in dustwrapper. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        The Roly-Poly Pudding

      London and New York: Frederick Warne, 1908. First printing: "1908" is present on both title page and copyright page plus "[All Rights Reserved]" appears under 1908 on the title page. Sound binding with intact hinges. Generally clean pages with a few finger smudges. Light cover wear. Cover applique has a small chip at lower left corner and a two pencil lines at the top. Includes a protective clam shell box.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Potter, Beatrix. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books]
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        A Midsummer Night's Dream. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Ruwenzori: An Account of the Expedition of H.R.H. Prince L'uigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi

      London: Archibald Constable, 1908. First edition. Spine cloth with just a touch of sunning, slight repair to cloth to the top one inch of the front joint (barely noticeable), the text, maps, and photos are bright and clean with no signs of use; a tight, near fine copy.. Pp. xvi, 408, color frontispiece from a painting by A. Fitzgerald, 28 fine monochrome photographic illustrations on heavy stock (3 are very long foldout photo panoramas), 5 folding maps. Original fine weave red cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine and front cover, top page edge in gilt, thick sm 4to. The mountain range of Ruwenzori in central Africa is often referred to as the "Mountains of the Moon." Since the explorations of Stanley, these peaks, shrouded in mist, have beckoned explorers. The Duke of the Abruzzi's expedition was the first team to document and explore these peaks. Bookplate and blind-stamp of Antonio Gamero, Italian filmmaker, playwright and poet.

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        The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin

      New York: Publishers Printing Co 1908 New York: Publishers Printing Co, 1908. First edition. 8vo. Photographic frontispiece of Houdini; illustrated throughout with reproductions from the Harry Houdini Collection. 319 pp. Publisher's brown cloth, titled in white, upper board pictorial. Spine toned and rubbed at ends. Good plus copy, internally clean. With first and last leaves (only) of the separately printed list of illustrations and index tipped onto lower pastedown . Houdini exposes his namesake and one-time hero Robert-Houdin as a fraud

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Fauna germanica. Die Kafer des deutschen Reich.

      Subject: (Entomologia). Stuttgart, Lutz, 1908/16, cinque vol. in-8 leg. orig. t.tela con inc. ill. col. al piatto ant. (Lucanus cervus) pp. VIII-248 + 392 + 436 + 236 + 343 con 332 fig. n.t. e 168 bellissime tav. cromolit. f.t.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Thirty Seven Years of Big Game Shooting in Cooch Behar, the Duars, and Assam: A Rough Diary

      Bombay - The Times Press, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this Indian maharajah's account of big game hunting,signed by his son. A good association copy of this important work. However, suffered slightly from having been in the East. Featuring numerous photographic illustrations. With a fold-out map of Cooch Behar, hunting record tables, and photographs of 'Some Well Known Elephants at Cooch Behar' to the rear. The recto of the frontispiece has an ink inscription by the author's son reading: 'With very kind regards from Jitendra Narayan of Cooch Behar. 27/12/12'. There is a furtherink inscription to the front blank reading: 'To Mrs S. N. Chatterjee. With our very best wishes for your future shooting. From Jimmy and Kumoodmajie. 10. 5. 53'. Nripendra Narayana Bhupa, Maharajah of Cooch Behar(1862-1911), a district inWest Bengal, had four sons and three daughters. Jitendra Narayan (1886-1922) was his second son. Condition: In an armorialleather binding. Rear board and edges of front board covered with cloth. Externally, worn, with loss, somewhat attacked by insects as shown. Rear joint starting. Hinges failed. Internally, loose and strained in places, with a number of pages coming away. Slight age toning to page edges, with the occasional small spot ormark. Significant previous worming throughout, sometimes affecting text. Ink signature dated 1950 below Jitendra Narayan's inscription. Overall: FAIR..

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        L'impératrice Elisabeth, épouse d'Alexandre Ier .

      Manufacture des papiers de l'état 1908-1909 3 vol. in 8°, pp. XIV, 436 - X, 751 - VIII, 723 con numerose tavole (fotografie) fuori testo, rilegatura coeva in mezza pergamena con angoli, due tasselli con titolo in oro al dorso, segnalibro. Lingua francese.

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        Waldpartie mit beleuchtetem Haus. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1908 - 1908. Bildgrösse 70x70 cm. Unten links signiert und datiert. In breitem Holzrahmen 85x83 cm. Alfred Marxer, bekannter Schweizer Künster. Lehre als Dekorationsmaler (wie sein Vater). Danach an der Akademie München bei Gabriel von Hackl und Rudolf von Seitz. 1904 Weiterbildung an der Privatschule von Wilhelm von Debschitz, München. Stark beeinflusst von Franz von Stuck und Albert Marquet und Paul Cézanne. 1914 in Paris. Ab 1915 in Kilchberg ansässig. Werke in Diversen Mussen und Sammlungen der Schweiz. - Lit: Hans A. Lüthy: Der Kilchberger Maler Alfred Marxer. In breitem Holzrahmen 85x83 cm.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Liguria preistorica. UNITO A: Liguria preistorica. Epilogo.

      Subject: (Archeologia). Genova, Soc. Ligure St. Patria, 1908, 8vo leg. in m.tela, tassello al dorso, pp. 761 con 271 fig. n.t. e con 8 tavole f.t. Rarissimo, ? in questo caso, eufemismo e nulla pi?. = Genova, Soc. Ligure St. Patria, 1908, 8vo br. originale (timbro "Omaggio dell'Autore" in cop.) pp. 83 con 8 tavole. Si tratta delle pag. 625/697 dell'opera completa, tirata a parte. Raro.

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        The Fourth Olympiad Being the Official Report of the Olympic Games of 1908

      London: The British Olympic Association , 1908. Collation, 794pp, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with gilt lettering, crest design on both boards. Cloth lightly rubbed, darkened and faded, some vey minor wear. Generally binding in very good condition.Internally, browning to endpapers, pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy.A7. First Edition. Good Plus. Large 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Der Sinn und Wert des Lebens [Unterzeichnet] [The Meaning and Value of Life - Signed] WAS $3,450

      Leipzig: Quelle & Meyer, 1908. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $3,450. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, bound in three-quarter dimpled linen with the boards elegantly marbled in black, SIGNED BY RUDOLF EUCKEN on the title page (light curving to boards, paper portion of board bottoms rubbed through, small rub through at top of rear board, evidence of removal of a small sticker to front pastedown's lower left corner). Considered one of Eucken's major works, "Der Sinn und Wert des Lebens" [in English, "The Meaning and Value of Life"] deals with the human's struggle for a spiritual existence, without which, Eucken maintained, one cannot have a life of real meaning and true value. Eucken maintained that, in man, nature and spirit met, that man's spirit (or soul) separated him from the rest of nature, and that it was both man's duty and privilege to overcome his nonspiritual nature and to strive for a spiritual existence. Rudolf Eucken won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his earnest search for truth, his penetrating power of thought, his wide range of vision, and the warmth and strength in presentation with which in his numerous works he has vindicated and developed an idealistic philosophy of life", making him the eighth winner of the Prize. Signed copies of Rudolf Eucken's works are exceedingly difficult to find and our search of the auction records reveals only one of his signed books having come to auction since 1960. Furthermore, this copy has a notable Provenance, having belonged to Murray Gell-Mann -- winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles and for his discovery of the quark -- whose bookplate resides on the front free endpaper. So, we offer here one Nobel Prize Winner's rare signed copy of another Nobel Prize Winner's important work, issued in the same year as that in which the author won the Nobel Prize in Literature. A Very Good copy of one of Rudolf Eucken's most important works, SIGNED BY RUDOLF EUCKEN. EXTREMELY SCARCE.

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        Il Ruwenzori. Viaggio di esplorazione e prime ascensioni delle pi? alte vette nella catena nevosa situata fra i grandi laghi equatoriali dell'Africa Centrale di S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duca degli Abruz

      Subject: (Viaggi). Milano, Hoepli, 1908, 8vo gr. magnifica legatura coeva in seta bianca con ricami floreali eseguiti manualmente, para angolo metallico al piatto anteriore, in basso, con monogramma A.G. pp. XII-358-(2) con 168 inc. n.t. e 37 tav. f.t. (alcune ripieg. ed a col.) Splendida copia inoltre.

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        The Corrector of Destinies

      New York: Edward J. Clode , 1908. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. The Corrector of Destinies - Melville Davisson Post& & New York: Edward J. Clode Publisher, 1908& & First edition& & Laid in bookplate signed by Melville Davisson Post& & A collection of Randolph Mason stories.& & Boards clean with bump to front top right corner of board& & wear to top & bottom of spine , some loss to the white globe.& & Dedication to half title (1910)& & old tape mark to bottom half of hinge & & old tape mark to hinge of the back of half title& & Textblock clean with very occasional mark and a few page corner creases& & Front and back hinge repair.

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        Assaut d'armes *

      Säuberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey (8.2.1908). - Un feuillet 21 x 19, plié en deux, couvertures illustrées. Extérieur un brin jauni avec légères taches en bords. Programme d'une manifestation de bienfaisance organisée par la Société d'Escrime de Lausanne au profit de la Croix-Rouge.Beau et intrigant document, imprimé sur un beau vergé à la main, nous rappelant que l'artiste s'adonnait tout jeune à cette discipline sportive.Inconnu au bataillon !

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Il dilettante legatore di libri. Con brevi cenni storici.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1908, 16mo leg. orig. cart. cop. ill. (con unghie) pp. XII-204 con 109 fig. n.t. + 17 tav. (2 a col.) in nero f.t. e 64 pag. di catalogo dei "900 Manuali". Prima, rara, edizione in ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF ELBERT HUBBARD Authors Edition

      1908-1915, East Aurora, NY 1908 - 11 3/8" x 8 1/4". #119 of 1000 sets, with all volumes numbered and SIGNED BY ELBERT HUBBARD. Printed on Roycroft hand-made paper in three colors. Title page and initials by Dard Hunter. 3/4 morocco in either brown or green. Spine with 4 raised bands and tooled Art Deco style design in black with gilt lettering. T.E.G. Untrimmed. Portraits in photogravure throughout. Volume I is inscribed by Elbert Hubbard II to "Katie M. Smith, 1952". The spines of the volumes bound in brown have lightly faded to red-brown.There is foxing mostly light to some volumes and others have only an occasional spot. Many of the volumes have no flaws, but some have light rubbing to joints, spine tips or corners, a few have rubbing to the raised bands. Volume 11 has a small nick to top of spine and Volume 20 shows the most wear, as the joints are more rubbed and it also has a light stain to the page edges of the first 60 pages. Still a very nice attractive set. McKenna # 159 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Collected Works in Verse & Prose of William Butler Yeats

      Stratford on Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1908. Complete in 8 volumes.Books measure 9 x 6 inches.Weight 8kg.Four frontispiece illustrations. Bound in original publishers linen backed paper boards. Bindings rubbed, some minor wear loss on board edges, darkened, library number on spines. Generally bindings in good condition.Internally, library bookplate on endpapers, library stamp on title page and verso, very occasional small library stamp to text, ( about 5 to each volume ). Frontsipieces working loose, some endpaper joints split, contents still holding firm. Pages in good clean condition throughout.A reasonable set. . Good Plus. 8vo.

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        A Midsummer Night's Dream

      London, William Heinemann; New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.,, 1908. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Quarto (253 × 188 mm). Contemporary green morocco, spine gilt in compartments with floral tools, green silk doublures and free endpapers, triple line rules to boards and turn-ins gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 39 plates, line drawings throughout. Bookplate to second front blank. A little spotting and toning to contents. An excellent copy. First Rackham edition, trade issue. With a large original watercolour by Rackham on the front blank depicting a fairy attacking a bee sitting on a thistle. With Rackham's inscription, "James Gilbert Fell from his Godfather. Arthur Rackham, 16 July 1932".

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        Les Dieux s?en vont, d?Annunzio reste. Dessins à la plume du peintre italien Valeri

      Sansot 1908 Paris, Sansot, 1908. In 8vo; pp.201, 1n.n. Mezza pelle blue posteriore, dorso a cordoni con titolo e fregi in oro. Copertine originali conservate in bross. editoriale, al piatto anteriore vignetta con il motto ?Laboremus?. Al frontespizio appare la falsa dicitura: septième édition. Edizione originale. Falqui, pag. 44. Eleganti illustrazioni fuori testo di Ugo Valeri. Una frizzante apologia del poeta le cui opere Marinetti sentiva vicine al movimento futurista. L?elogio di Verdi e Carducci. In antiporta dedica autografa all?attrice e cantante Emile-Marie Bouchard (1877-1939) conosciuta come Polaire. ?A Mademoiselle Polaire hommage de vive sympathie. F.T. Marinetti?.

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        SONGS OF SCOTLAND: A SELECTION BY JOHN REID

      New York: Boosey and Co, 1908 RARE BOOK Beautiful Green hardback cloth; gilt lettering;; gilt edges to top only; First Edition. With an Essay By John Foord; label in front signed and dated by John Reid; no tearing; no stains no foxing..259 pages plus index.. see pictures.. on left..

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

      St. Pétersbourg / Leipzig: Manufacture des papiers de l’État / Karl W. Hiersemann. 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.. 1908. Portfolio. 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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        Der Sinn und Wert des Lebens [Unterzeichnet] [The Meaning and Value of Life - Signed]

      Leipzig: Quelle & Meyer, 1908. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, bound in three-quarter dimpled linen with the boards elegantly marbled in black, SIGNED BY RUDOLF EUCKEN on the title page (light curving to boards, paper portion of board bottoms rubbed through, small rub through at top of rear board, evidence of removal of a small sticker to front pastedown's lower left corner). Considered one of Eucken's major works, "Der Sinn und Wert des Lebens" [in English, "The Meaning and Value of Life"] deals with the human's struggle for a spiritual existence, without which, Eucken maintained, one cannot have a life of real meaning and true value. Eucken maintained that, in man, nature and spirit met, that man's spirit (or soul) separated him from the rest of nature, and that it was both man's duty and privilege to overcome his nonspiritual nature and to strive for a spiritual existence. Rudolf Eucken won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his earnest search for truth, his penetrating power of thought, his wide range of vision, and the warmth and strength in presentation with which in his numerous works he has vindicated and developed an idealistic philosophy of life", making him the eighth winner of the Prize. Signed copies of Rudolf Eucken's works are exceedingly difficult to find and our search of the auction records reveals only one of his signed books having come to auction since 1960. Furthermore, this copy has a notable Provenance, having belonged to Murray Gell-Mann -- winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles and for his discovery of the quark -- whose bookplate resides on the front free endpaper. So, we offer here one Nobel Prize Winner's rare signed copy of another Nobel Prize Winner's important work, issued in the same year as that in which the author won the Nobel Prize in Literature. A Very Good copy of one of Rudolf Eucken's most important works, SIGNED BY RUDOLF EUCKEN. EXTREMELY SCARCE.

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        THE FRA (NOT FOR MUMMIES) A JOURNAL OF AFFIRMATION. 42 Issues in 7 Volumes

      The Roycrofters 1908-1911, East Aurora, NY - Folio. 42 consecutive issues, bound in 7 volumes, with ads and many additions. 1/2 suede over laid-paper covered boards, printed in black and red. Untrimmed and often unopened. Starting with Vol.1, April 1908, No.1 and ending with Vol 7, September 1911, No.6. Each bound volume has 6 issues. Each issue has 16-32pp. of text and 20-32pp of ads. Text is printed in two colors, usually black and pink, on very nice paper with adds appearing on smooth tan or white paper. Text is numbered consecutively. The cover of these large attractive magazines was designed by Dard Hunter and Hubbard himself wrote most of the ads. Alice Hubbard wrote much of the magazine, but there were many contributors. Some illustrations by Denslow. These bound volumes have what appears to be additional sheets, usually caricatures or jokes as transitions from one issue to another. All covers are present. There is an occasional small edge tear or crease but for the most part, it appears that the volumes were made up of new, unread issues of the magazine with the exception of Volume 5, where the magazines appear lightly used and have some small tears and creases to some of the covers and pages. Two issues, April and May of 1911, have a different style cover (pictorial in blue). The bindings are all in very nice condition; the rear endpaper of Volume 5 has a slight rippling, but no evidence of moisture. There are pencil marks that, appear to be editorial, throughout the text sections of all volumes; they are not particuarly distracting. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Tercentenary of Milton's Birth: Inaugural Meeting at the Theatre Burlington Gardens Tuesday, December 8, 1908 (The Eve of the Tercentenary). Lines by Mr. George Meredith, O.M., Written in Honour of the Occasion

      [London]: The British Academy, [1908]. Ephemera. Good. Ephemera. One of the rarest Meredith items, appearing the year before he died. First edition of a four-page leaflet, an offprint from the Proceedings of the British Academy, with title on first page and two page poem. In her detailed catalogue of the Altschul collection of Meredith (now at Yale), Bertha Coolidge states "Professor Gollancz had a dozen copies printed off on vellum for Meredith and his friends." Only three copies printed on vellum can be located (Columbia, Yale, the Mark Samuels Lasner collection), and this appears to be the only one printed on paper - possibly a proof, considering the poor state of preservation. Small tear, browned, folds, a good copy only. LIT/120712.

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        La Mort de Philae

      Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1908. Livre. Très bon. Chemise, Étui. Ed. originale. In-12. Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1908. 19,5 x 15 cm (R), in-12, 3 ff. n. ch. + 356 pp. + 1 f. n. ch., broché, à grandes marges, couverture orange imprimée, chemise en demi-chagrin prune, titre doré au dos, étui. Edition originale. L'un des 75 exemplaires sur Hollande (EXEMPLAIRE N° 1), premier papier avant 25 sur Japon. Dos de la chemise passé, page de titre et verso du faux-titre brunis, sinon un exemplaire parfait..

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