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        Der oberste Kriegsherr und sein Stab. Die k. u. k. Wehrmacht in Wort und Bild. Militärisches Huldigungswerk anläßlich der 60jährigen Jubiläumsfeier Kaiser Franz Joseph I.

      Wien, Verlag „Der oberste Kriegsherr und sein Stab“, 1908. Gr.-Fol. Mit 45 (35 farb.) Tafeln u. zahlr. Textabbildungen (meist Portraits). X, 166, 332, 38, 25 (1) S., Blind- u. goldgepr. illustr. OLwd.-Bd. m. mont. farb. Deckelbild. Erstausgabe. - Einband etw. berieben, bestoßen, fleckig u. angestaubt. Schnitt stockfleckig. Tlw. etw. fingerfleckig. - Versand D: 9,80 EUR Duschnitz, Hoffmann, Der oberste Kriegsherr und sein Stab. Die k. u. k. Wehrmacht in Wort und Bild. Militärisches Huldigungswerk anläßlich der 60jährigen Jubiläumsfeier Kaiser Franz Joseph I., Militär, Militaria

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        La Vie des Abeilles.

      P. Société des Amis du Livre Moderne 1908 - In-8 en feuilles sous chemise illustrée à rabats de l'Editeur. 71 compositions de Carlos SCHWABE dont 2 sur la couverture, un frontispice, une vignette de titre et 67 in-texte. Texte agrémenté de petits bois répresentants des abeilles tirées en couleur vieil or. Tirage limite à 150 exemplaires. Un des 125 réservés aux membres de la Société avec une décomposition des couleurs d'une illustration, et enrichi d'une ravissante petite aquarelle de l'Artiste (correspondante à l'illustration de la page 131). Bel exemplaire typiquement"art nouveau" édité sous la direction artistique de Charles MEUNIER et de son collègue Léon THEVENIN. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1908 - 1908 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1908. run of 1897-1948 in hardback, please enjoy them. -------------------------------------------------------------------- This lot is an 1908 Original Hardback Wisden. 13th Hardback! In Good to Very Good Condition. This book has has a small amount of restoration, the spine cloth has been cleaned and possible over writing of gilt (hard to tell) but other than that and the repaired hinges it is very nice, nice and clean inside with photoplate that looks facsimile but a nice book otherwise.

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        Schloss Ansbach. Barock- und Rokoko-Dekorationen aus dem XVIII. Jahrhundert. 104 Naturaufnahmen in Lichtdruck nebst einleitendem Vorwort des Herausgebers.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner`s, 1908. Fol. 2 Doppelblatt + 104 Tafeln. Lose Blattsammlung in OLwd.-Mappe. 2. durchgesehene Aufl. Mit allen Tafeln. - Mappe fleckig, Einschläge der Mappe tlw. eingerissen, R. etw. angeplatzt, berieben, Tafel 104 m. kl. Eckanriss, leichte Gbrsp., tlw. etw. angestaubt. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

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        Jovis Amores. Europa.

      1908 - Bonazza, nato nel 1877 ad Arco, si trasferisce ventenne a Vienna, ove frequenta i corsi di pittura di Felician von Myrbach e Franz von Matsch, quest’ultimo molto vicino a Klimt. Nel fervore della Secessione viennese (quella di Klimt, Moser e Schiele) e a contatto con la più morbida Secessione monacense e berlinese, Bonazza matura il suo personalissimo stile, ricco d’imaginerie simbolico-erotico-mitologica. Nei primi anni del Novecento, nella rinnovata "età aurea" dell’arte tedesca, all’avanguardia anche grazie all’acceso dibattito promosso da riviste come "Pan", "Jugend", "Ver Sacrum", apre un proprio studio, sempre mantenendo legami artistici con il Trentino, come testimonia la vittoria, avvenuta nel 1904, nel concorso per un manifesto della SAT.\rAccanto alla produzione pittorica, a seguito di un’assidua frequentazione dell’Albertina di Vienna, Bonazza s’avvicina con passione alla tecnica incisoria, abbandonando momentaneamente la pittura; in tal senso non si può non ricordare la serie di acqueforti "Jovis Amores", stilisticamente vicina a Franz von Stuck e presentate successivamente, nel 1912, alla X Biennale di Venezia. Del 1905 è uno dei suoi più noti capolavori, "La leggenda di Orfeo", presentato tra l’altro alla Secessione di Vienna, a Berlino, Praga e Mosca.\rTornato a Trento nel 1912, fonda, assieme ad altri artisti (tra i quali Tommasi, Ratini, Zuech, Pizzini e Wenter Marini), il Circolo Artistico Trentino. Nel 1914 inizia la decorazione della propria casa, terminata solo negli anni Quaranta: un’opera d’arte ricca di numerosi affreschi ed elementi decorativi. In questo progetto ritorna l’idea dell’opera d’arte totale, cara alle Wiener Werkstätte di primo Novecento, sorta di laboratori artigianali che realizzavano oggetti d’arredamento su disegno dei più affermati artisti del tempo . Dopo un soggiorno milanese dovuto al timore di un indesiderato arruolamento, torna nel 1918 a Trento, e negli anni Venti rinnova l’amore per la pittura, eseguendo soprattutto paesaggi neodivisionisti; vedute imbevute di luce, composte per larghe pennellate, a placche, senza chiaroscuri, che abbracciano tranquilli paesaggi montani come ambientazioni lacustri. Il ritratto, attività nella quale già si cimentò negli anni viennesi, trovò anch’esso in questi anni nuovo vigore, protraendosi poi fino a tutti gli anni Cinquanta.\rLa figura umana è ben documentata dalla mostra roveretana, sia con eleganti raffigurazioni intere, sia con studi di particolari corporei. La ricerca di perfezione epidermica è poi testimoniata - una delle tante curiosità della mostra - dalla serie di studi anatomici eseguiti ai tempi dell’apprendistato viennese. Di Bonazza vanno infine ricordate le numerose commissioni pubbliche; su tutte, quella forse ai più nota, ovvero la decorazione alle Poste di Trento. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Luigi Bonazza" (catalogo della mostra tenuta nel 1985 a Trento e Vienna), p. 170-171. Si vende con cornice. Formato: Acquaforte su acciaio di mm 330x228. Firmata in basso a destra con annotazione della tecnica incisoria a matita dell’artista. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 2100.00 euro.

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        The Picture of Dorian Gray.

      - Paris: Charles Carrington, 1908 (vere 1910). 4to, 312 pp. With a frontispiece and 6 b/w plates by Paul Thibiat, each with a tissue overlay with printed text. Original quarter parchment, gray boards, gilt top, backstrip lettered in gilt, backstrip slightly streaked. On a red printed slip, inserted at front: "First illustrated edition . intended to be issued in 1908, the date given on the title-page; but . has not appeared before the present year, 1910. The publisher." Cf. Mason, S. Wilde (new ed.), p. 349-350. The engraved illustrations by Paul Thibiat and Eugène Dété. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        My African Journey.

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1908 - First edition of this early Churchill travelogue. Octavo, original red cloth, with three full-page maps and over 60 photographs. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. A very nice example. As undersecretary of State for the Colonies in 1907, Winston Churchill traveled to Africa on a tour of inspection. He "saw the advantages of producing a travelogue on Britain's valuable possessions in East Africa. Among these, Churchill waxes most eloquent on Uganda, which he calls 'a pearl" (Langworth, 80). My African Journey "includes photographs allegedly taken by Churchill, the only such appearance in the canon; the text is important because it shows Churchill raising prescient questions involving the betterment of the East African population" (Langworth, 80). Cohen A27.1. Woods A12. Langworth, 80-83 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes being records of travel on the Amazon and its tributaries the Trombetas Rio Negro Uaupes Casiquiari Pacimoni Huallaga and Pastasa as also to the cataracts of the Orinoco along the eastern side of the Andes

      London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1908. Two volumes, illustrated, 7 maps, pp lii, 518; xii, 542, hinge at first title page slightly cracked, slight age-toning throughout, endpapers foxed, cloth slightly worn and rubbed, spines slightly worn, with a tear to the base of the spine on the second volume and a small bruise to the spine of the first. [With the bookplate of the poet and author Leolyn Louise Everett].. First Edition. Cloth. Good.

      [Bookseller: Mike Park Ltd]
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        1883-1908. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre angestrengter und wie wir glauben erfolgreicher Arbeit sind vollendet.

      (Berlin ) 1908 - (33 x 37 cm). 128 (9) S. Mit 41 mitpaginierten Tafeln in Heliogravüre. Original-Lederband mit eingelassener Metallplakette und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe dieser seltenen und opulent von Peter Behrens ausgestatteten Festschrift, hier in der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder. - Die Tafeln geben einen Überblick über die Produktion der verschiedenen Erzeugnisse, darunter Nernstlampen, Zähler, Messinstrumente, Bogenlampen, Schalttafeln, Gehäuse- und Spulenwicklerei, Lokomotiven, Kabel, Turbinenräder, Automobile etc. - Vereinzelt minimal fleckig. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Kapitale mit kleinen Fehlstellen, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Baki's Dîwan Ghazalijjât nach den Handschriften von Leiden, Leipzig, München und Wien herausgegeben, I-II [TWO VOLUMES]

      Leiden, Buchhandlung und Druckerei vormals E. J. Brill, 1908-11.. Two volumes bound in one. Pp. 304; lxxv, 306-666. Text in Ottoman Turkish in Arabic script. Hardcover, bound in blue full cloth with the original printed wrappers and spine nicely reproduced on special paper and very neatly laid-down. Original printed stiff wrappers of both volumes are bound-in. In fine condition. Handsome copy in excellent state of preservation. ~ First edition. Extremely rare. The scientific study of Turkey and its history and culture in Czech lands dates back to the 19th century. Founders of this branch of "Oriental studies" were Max Grünert (1849-1929), Jaromír Bretislav Kosut (1854-1880), but especially their luminary student Rudolf Dvorák (1860-1920). Dvorák finished his doctoral studies in Leipzig and became a professor of Oriental philology at the Charles University in Prague. He is well known for his critical edition of the poetic work of the 16th-Century poet Baki (1526-1600), the greatest ghazal writer of Turkish literature whose ghazals were "minutely tooled with the care of a jeweller". Dvorák's work on Baki's Diwan is presented here in its completeness in the very rare first edition, one of Brill's pioneering works on the subject. For the evaluation of Dvorák's translations see Ludek Hrebícek, "Preklady Rudolfa Dvoráka z turectiny", 1961. A complete bibliography of Dvorák's work can be found in "Archiv Orientální" 28/1960.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        ENCADERNAÇÃO ARTÍSTICA - SOCIEDADE DE JESUS - DIPLOMA MAGISTRAL E DOUTORAL - SÉC. XX.

      - SOCIETATIS JESU - PRAEPOSITUS GENERALIS [.] FRANCISCUS WERNZ - ROMA, 20 DE JULHO DE 1908. De 24x16 cm. Com 4 fóilios. Impresso em litografia colorida sobre pergaminho ao estilo das iluminuras medievais. Encadernação artística em marroquin vermelho com belos ferros a ouro rolados sobre as pastas com motivos decorativos e florais, apresentando o super-libris da Companhia de Jesus no centro de ambas as pastas. O caderno de pergaminho encontra-se cosido à encadernação com um fio de seda rematado pelo exterior com o selo de chumbo da Pontificia Universidade Gregoriana de Roma. Ilustrado com uma grande lettra P cromolitografada e outras letras de menores dimensões: G, S, J, M na primeira folha de texto. O referido texto trata-se de um diploma previamente impresso com os espaços em branco manuscritos com o nome dos individuos envolvidos, e suas categorias, nomeadamente: - Ludovicus Querini Collegii Romanii seu Pontificae Universitatis Gregorianae Rectore. - Ramos Clemens tum scripta dissertatione - suae doctinae specimen Bene praebuit - Ramos Clementem DOCTOREM sive MAGISTRUM in Theologia - Datum in Urbe die XX Julii MCMVIII O último parágrafo apresenta os reconhecimentos notariais efectuados no território do Vaticano pela Secretaria de Estado do Arquivo de Sua Santidade, o reconhecimento na Secretaria de Estado de Itália em 23 de Dezembro de 1908, o reconhecimento na Embaixada de Portugal em Roma em 30 de Dezembro de 1908; e os selos de Publica Forma rubricados pelos Serviços da Republica Portugesa, posteriores a 5 de Outubro de 1910. Location/localizacao: M-9-F-39 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album of 34 original silver gelatin prints taken during a Baltic cruise, including 12 Russian scenes.

      London: Fradelle & Young,, c. 1908. Quarto (277 x 210 mm). Photographer's original padded album of black grained skiver, spine with five raised bands, lettered on front cover "A Cruise on the 'Dunottar Castle'", gilt edges, gilt roll tool turn-ins, white moiré endpapers. 34 original silver gelatin prints (measuring between 240 x 190 and 105 x 150 mm, each image with holograph caption), mounted on heavy stock card, green cloth hinges. Superficial split to front joint (board firm and sound), a little wear to extremities of spine and corners, periphery of mount cards toned; overall in very good condition, the prints of excellent quality. Highly appealing luxury photograph album of a cultural cruise to the Baltic, including 11 scenes in St. Petersburg (8) and Moscow (3), the fine silver gelatin prints displaying the characteristic rich tonal range associated with the process, with subtle shadowing and remarkably crisp detail. This cruise took in Copenhagen (6), Sweden (6 of Wisby, 3 of Stockholm) and Danzig (7); the album concludes with a group portrait (not captioned), presumably of the tour party. The St. Petersburg views comprise the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the l'Etat majeur (General Staff building), Peter the Great's cottage, a canal with barges moored, the Hermitage, the Nicholas Bridge, and the Church of the Resurrection. The three Moscow images are of St. Basil's Cathedral, the Kremlin (photographed from across the Moskva on the Sofiskaya Embankment), and the Spass Gate; there is also a fine image of a droshky waiting at the kerb, the driver sporting a low crowned top hat. The views of Danzig are also particularly engaging, and include the harbor, a bustling street scene at the City Gate, and the Rathaus. The photographic studio of Fradelle & Young was successor to the business established by Albert Eugene Fradelle in the 1860s. In 1872 Fradelle went into partnership with William Shury Marshall, as Fradelle & Marshall, and maintained two West End studios. This concern went bankrupt in 1877 but was resurrected by Albert Young around 1884, under the name Fradelle & Young. Company advertisements in Sir Henry Lunn's How to Visit Northern Europe: A Guide-Book to the Capitals of the Baltic, Iceland, and Norway (1899) and Mediterranean Winter Resorts (1904), announce "a choice selection of Lantern Slides of All Parts of the World. These are prepared from original negatives specially taken by Mr. Albert Young during recent cruises, and are constantly being supplemented by fresh negatives from Messrs. Fradelle & Young's representatives". Unmounted photographs of the "best silver prints" are available at one shilling each, along with "albums of views, beautifully bound in morocco" at 45 and 84 shillings each. The RMS Dunottar Castle was laid down in 1889 at the Govan shipyards on the Clyde; the following year she went into service with the Castle Line, running passengers and mail between Britain and South Africa and became renowned for reducing the voyage time from Southampton to Cape Town, from 42 days to 17. Following service as a troop ship in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) – carrying Sir Redvers Buller along with a young war correspondent called Winston S. Churchill - and a stint on the New York to Colon (Panama Canal) route, in 1908 she was chartered by Sir Henry Lunn for cruises to the Baltic and the Mediterranean. Lunn (1859-1939) organized tours that "proved highly successful. He pioneered the promotion of winter sports and was responsible for opening up large areas of Switzerland to the English public, forming the Hellenic Travellers' Club, Alpine Sports Limited, the Church Travellers' Club, and the Free Church Touring Guild. His cultural cruises, combining travel with lectures by well-known speakers, were also highly successful. His firm survived into the twenty-first century as Lunn-Poly" (ODNB). In Lunn's second volume of autobiography, the "Dunottar" is mentioned several times (Nearing Harbour: The Log of Sir Henry S. Lunn, London: 1934). A handsome album containing some most attractive images, reflecting the expansion of tourism in fin de siècle Europe and the development of the aristocratic Grand Tour into middle-class "cultural tourism".

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        Alpine (Lilienfelder) Skifahr-Technik. Eine Anleitung zum Selbstunterricht. Elfte, methodisch umgearbeitete Auflage mit 30 Vollbildern und einigen Skizzen. Photographische Aufnahmen von Theodor Mark in Scheibbs, Nieder-Österreich.

      Berlin, Konrad W.Mecklenburg vormals Richter'scher Verlag, (1908). - 8°. 98, (2) Seiten. Softcover - Originale, illustrierte Broschur. Die hier vorliegende Ausgabe wird auf dem antiquarischen Buchmarkt nicht häufig angeboten und ist in diesem sehr guten Zustand von grösster Seltenheit. Ganz kleiner Einriss auf Seite 49. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. Enthält u.a.: Tragen der Skier, Anschnallen, Falscher Stand, Richtiger Stand (Grundstellung), Vorspreizstellung, Schrittstellung, Falsche Schrittstellung, Aufstehen, Gehen: Wenden 1.-5.Phase: Rückspreizstellung, Vorhochspreizen, Zwangsstellung, Stockumsetzen, Bogennachspreizen / Wenden - Fahrstellung, Fahren geradeaus, Stehenbleiben 1.-3.Phase - Stemmstellung, Stemmlage, Schlußstellung / Stehenbleiben, Stemmfahren, Schnellfahren und Hindernisse a. Bodenneigung, b. Schneebeschaffenheit (Schneewörterverzeichnis), c. Fremdkörper / Bogenfahren - Bogen 1.-7.Phase - Schrägfahren, Schrittstellung, Stemmstellung, Zwangsgrätschstellung, andersnamige Stemmstellung und Stockumsetzen, Stemmlage und Stockeinsetzen, Schlußstellung / Bogenfahren, Querfahren, Schenkelsitzbremsen, Absturzhalt, Rettungshalt, Stemmlage rückwärts, Stemmstellung rückwärts, Norwegischer Anhang (Norwegische Technik) : Sprung, Telemarkschwung, Christianiaschwung etc. Mathias Zdarsky ['zdarski] (* 25. Februar 1856 in Kozichowitz bei Trebitsch; † 20. Juni 1940 in St. Pölten) war einer der ersten Skipioniere und gilt als einer der Begründer der alpinen Skilauftechnik. Außerdem war er als Lehrer, Maler und Bildhauer tätig. Mathias Zdarsky war das zehnte Kind eines Sägemüllers in Kozichowitz. Zdarsky war in der Kindheit auf einem Auge erblindet, maturierte im Jahr 1878 an der Lehrerbildungsanstalt in Brünn und arbeitete bis 1883 als Lehrer. Anschließend studierte er in München und Zürich Malerei, Bildhauerei, aber auch Technik. Während seines Studiums absolvierte er zahlreiche Reisen entlang der Donau sowie nach Bosnien, Italien und Nordafrika, wo er überall auch zahlreiche Skizzen und Bilder anfertigte. Der begeisterte Turner interessierte sich unter anderem auch für das Fliegen. Während dieser Zeit des Studiums erwarb er in Lilienfeld eine Landwirtschaft. Angeregt von Fridtjof Nansens Durchquerung Grönlands interessierte er sich, wie viele andere auch, für die Jahrtausende alte nordische Skifahrtechnik. Zdarsky stellte jedoch bald fest, dass sie für den Alpenraum ungeeignet war, weil die damals übliche Rohrbügelbindung dem Fuß zu wenig Halt gab. 1890 entwickelte er die seitenstabile, stark gefederte Lilienfelder Stahlsohlenbindung, die den Ski lenkbar machte, weil die Ferse nicht mehr seitlich abrutschen konnte, zudem verkürzte er den Ski und machte so erstmals das Befahren von Steilhängen und Torläufe möglich. Er patentierte seine Bindung 1896 und sie wurde die Grundlage moderner Skibindungen. Wie bei den altnorwegischen Skifahrtechniken benutzte er nur einen Skistock. Die von Zdarsky entwickelte „Alpine (Lilienfelder) Skifahr-Technik" („Vorlagestemmschwung") war die erste alpine Schwungtechnik, weshalb Zdarsky als Begründer des alpinen Skilaufs gilt. Auch seine Gegner konnten es nicht vermeiden, seine Bindung zu kopieren und aus seiner Fahrtechnik einzelne Elemente herauszugreifen, um ihre „Pflugtechnik" zu verbessern. 1898 gründete Zdarsky den Lilienfelder Skiverein, 1900 den „Internationale Alpen Ski-Verein" (später umbenannt in „Alpen Ski-Verein"), der mit seinen 1889 Mitgliedern vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg der größte Skiverein Mitteleuropas war. Im Jänner 1905 erfolgte durch Mathias Zdarsky die erste Steilabfahrt. Um die Überlegenheit seiner Skitechnik zu beweisen, lud er sowohl Freunde der norwegischen als auch der von ihm entwickelten Skifahrtechnik zu einer „Vergleichsfahrt" auf die Breite Ries am Schneeberg ein, bei der sich die Anhänger der norwegischen Technik geschlagen geben mussten. Am 19. März 1905 organisierte er am Muckenkogel bei Lilienfeld unter der Bezeichnung Wettfahrt den ersten Torlauf der Skigeschichte, an welchem sich 24 Teilnehmer beteiligten. Der Kurs ähnelte einem moderne [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Room with a View.

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1908. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark blue endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, first edition

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1908. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, first state of book and binding, large 8vo, sky blue cloth, gold and color pictorial paste-on to front cover, 256 (1) pp, 16 color plates, other black and white illustrations throughout. VG plus to near fine copy with lightest rubbing to corners and tips, hinges tight, text clean.

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        A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM [WITH ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE].; With Illustrations By Arthur Rackham, R.W.S.

      London, New York: William Heinemann, Doubleday, Page & Co, 1908. First Trade Edition. Original tan cloth with gilt-pictorial and lettering to upper board, gilt lettering to backstrip, in original tan dust jacket printed in black. Housed in a blue morocco fall-down-back box with gilt lettering and decorations, plate mounted and matted inside with caption from the text. A NF copy (some minor scattered foxing), in a VG jacket (some loss at backstrip, chips to corners).. [i-vi] 1-134 pp. 40 color plates mounted on tan paper with captioned tissue-guards, and numerous drawings in b/w. 4to., 10" x 7-1/2" One of the finest of Rackham's illustrated books, heightening Shakespeare's dreamy comedy with otherworldly imagination, both delicate and grotesque. Copperplate for illustration facing p. 102 "...Are you sure That we are awake? It seems to me That yet we sleep, we dream." Riall, p. 87.

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        [Photo Album]: W. Atlee Burpee in England and Ireland

      Haverhill, 1908. Near Fine. Small oblong 12mo. Green cloth titled in gilt ("Photographs"). Light rubbing on the boards, near fine. An album of 22 vernacular photographic gelatin silver snapshots printed on glossy paper stock presented to "Mr. & Mrs. W. Atlee Burpee" by their friends "Mr. & Mrs. Fred. D. Urnnis[?]" documenting their visit to Haverhill in 1908. Each image is 3.5" x 2.25" and is housed in a card frame within the album; the final frame is empty but nothing appears to have been removed. Each image is captioned and features photographs of Burpee visiting gardens in Glen Lynton, Doone Valley, the harbors of Ilfracombe in North Devon, and Clonelley in Ireland, a nice beach scene, a party of the well-to-do (presumably the Burpees) on donkeys, and Sandringham in Norfolk. Presumably sent to commemorate the visit of the Burpees to the United Kingdom. Burpee founded the Burpee Seed Company in 1876, one of the best-known seed companies in America. Although no longer under family control, the company still exists today.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The House on the Borderland, From the Manuscript, discovered in 1877 by Messrs. Tonnison and Berreggnog, in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here, with Notes -by William Hope Hodgson

      London, UK: Chapman and Hall, 1908, 1st edition, First Printing, London, England - -----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a solid Good copy, red cloth, light wear and rubbing, a bit of suuning to the spine, bookplate on verso of front board, offset to the endpapers, some foxing, dustiness to upper edge of the text block,'circular' rub mark to the front board, paper label remnant on rear blank endpaper, no dustjacket likely as issued, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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). Nachwort von Roaul Richter. 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, Exlibris verso Vorsatz, Besitzvermerk auf leerem Vorblatt. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise nach Westindien.

      - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1908-1916. Four parts (of six) in one. 8vo (23.3 x 15.9 cm). 586 pp., one map, 28 plates and 207 text figures. Near contemporary black pebbled cloth. Gilt title on the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in rear.= Rare set of the results of a little-known, mainly marine biological expedition to the Caribbean (Tortugas, etc.), which took over 20 years to publish. The last two parts were not published until 1929. The present parts are far more rare, and were published as supplements to the Zoologische Jahrbücher, together forming supplement XI. The later parts comprise supplement XVI. Large sections deal with sea anemones and with Ophiura, as well as Holothuria and Blattaria. Thiele described the Mollusca, and introduced several new species. Bookplate on front pastedown; library label on spine foot; inner joints weak (the book block is heavy), otherwise a very good copy. Rare. Not in Nissen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM [WITH ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE].; With Illustrations By Arthur Rackham, R.W.S.

      William Heinemann, Doubleday, Page & Co, London, New York 1908 - [i-vi] 1-134 pp. 40 color plates mounted on tan paper with captioned tissue-guards, and numerous drawings in b/w. 4to., 10" x 7-1/2" One of the finest of Rackham's illustrated books, heightening Shakespeare's dreamy comedy with otherworldly imagination, both delicate and grotesque. Copperplate for illustration facing p. 102 ".Are you sure That we are awake? It seems to me That yet we sleep, we dream." Riall, p. 87. A NF copy (some minor scattered foxing), in a VG jacket (some loss at backstrip, chips to corners). Original tan cloth with gilt-pictorial and lettering to upper board, gilt lettering to backstrip, in original tan dust jacket printed in black. Housed in a blue morocco fall-down-back box with gilt lettering and decorations, plate mounted and matted inside with caption from the text [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Schiesshalle. Eine Unterhaltung für Jung und Alt. (Deckeltitel: Schiessbude).

      62,5 x 33 cm. (aufgestellt: 62,5 x 33 x 61 cm.). Mit 4 aufstellbaren farblithogr. Kulissenbildern mit beweglichen Teilen, einer Holzpistole mit einer Holzpatrone und Spielmarken sowie Spielanleitung. Orig.-Holzkassette mit farblithogr. Deckelbild. (Rotsiegel-Spiele, Verlagsnr. 4429, große Ausgabe). Sehr seltenes Unterhaltungsspiel. - 4 Kulissenbilder werden hintereinander aufgestellt, das hintere zeigt eine Mühle, die vorderen jeweils Landschaftsszenen. Auf den Kulissen und Windmühlenflügeln sind Schießscheiben dargestellt. Mit einer Holz-Pistole können Holzpatronen abgeschossen werden. Trifft man die Schießscheiben, drehen sich die Kulissen und es erscheint eine Figur. Ein Treffer der Scheibe in den Windmühlenflügeln, löst einen Mechanismus aus, der die Flügel drehen lässt und es erscheint ein verärgerter Müller in einem Fenster. - Nicht nur unterhaltend soll ein Spiel für Kinder sein, sondern auch belehrend, und zwar, ohne daß es das Kind merkt, ohne daß es mit Fragen, die es nicht beantworten kann, geplagt wird. Spielend muß gelehrt werden" (Verlag A. Sala). - "A. Sala war einer der vielseitigsten Berliner Luxuspapierfabrikanten... Die ab 1908 produzierten Sala-Spiele mit dem Rotsiegel waren bis zur Verlagsauflösung nach 1970 dessen besondere Domäne..." (C. Pieske in Die große Welt in kleinen Bildern, Bln. 1999, S. 129 f.). - Metallteile der Holzpistole angerostet, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes kaum bespieltes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Haufe & Lutz]
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        Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, first edition

      The Reilly & Britton Co, Chicago 1908 - First edition, first state of book and binding, large 8vo, sky blue cloth, gold and color pictorial paste-on to front cover, 256 (1) pp, 16 color plates, other black and white illustrations throughout. VG plus to near fine copy with lightest rubbing to corners and tips, hinges tight, text clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Isarwerke G.m.b.H. München.

      München Meisenbach Riffarth 1908 - (31 x 24 cm). 70 S. Mit zahlreichen, teils ganzseitigen Abbildungen und 9 doppelblattgroßen Tafeln. Original-Leinwandband. Seltene, in kleiner Auflage erschienene Firmengeschichte der 1894 gegründeten Isarwerke, herausgegeben anlässlich der Ausstellung "München 1908". Die Abbildungen u.a. mit Fotos von Dampfmaschinen, Kesselanlagen, Kraftzentralen und Schaltanlagen. - Oberes Kapital mit kleinem Einriss, sonst sehr sauber und wohlerhalten. - Beiliegend: gedruckte Dedikationskarte des Aufsichtsrats und der Direktion der Isarwerke.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        La Guerre de 1870-71 étude sur la Campagne du Général Bourbaki dans l`est. 2 Bde. (v. 3)

      Paris: R. Chapelot; 1908. 23 x 15 cm. VII, 432, XXVIII S. + (5) Kt.-Beil.; 434 S + (4) Kt.-Beil. Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschildchen und Goldschmuck. Kopfgoldschnitt. Ausgeschiedene Bibliotheksex. mit Stempel aus der \"Landesbibliothek (!) Kassel\". Ex libris \"Stamm-Holzhausen\" mit Wappen. Schöner Zustand. Kartenmaterial ordentlich mit eingebunden. - Bd. 1: Le plan de campagne. - La concentration. - Bd. 2: La marche sur Vesoul. - Villersexel. - Der dritte Band (Arcey. - Hericourt.) erschien zwei Jahre später. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Deutschland, Frankreich, Geschichte, Politik

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hamecher]
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        The St.Martin's Illustrated Library of Standard Authors: The Novels of Jane Austen in Ten Volumes [10 volumes]

      Published by Chatto & Windus 1908-1909, London - , a handsome set consisting of: Vol I, Pride and Prejudice, xxiv, 253 pages. Vol 2 Pride and Prejudice volume II, 250 pages. Vol 3 Sense and Sensibility, x, 236 pages. Vol 4 Sense and Sensibility Volume II, 245 pages. Vol 5 Northanger Abbey, viii, [4], 308 pages. Vol 6 Persuasion, vi, [2], 327 pages. Vol 7 Emma, ix, [3], 318 pages. Vol 8, Emma volume II, 311 pages. Vol 9 Mansfield Park, vi, [2], 306 pages. Vol 10 Mansfield Park volume II, 312 pages. Each volume has 10 coloured plates First Editions thus , minor wear to spine and corners, some foxing to pages, books in very good condition , half blue calf and blue cloth, five raised bands to spines, gilt titles to decoration to spines, marbled endpapers, gilt top edges , octavo, 19 cm x 13 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        The Silver Cleek

      Mitchell Kennerley, New York 1908 - Copyright date 1908, first edition, first printing. Purple cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the front and on the spine, a lady and illustration on the front board. Illustrated throughout by Gordon Grant. No tears, bent pages, previous owner's label on the inside front cover stating from the golf library of Joseph Bridger Hackler. Third and fourth pages from the inside along the upper right for edge show some light staining. No Dust Jacket. Shelf Wear to the Edges and to the Head and Toe of the Spine Are Minor with Very Light Bumps to the Head and Toe of the Spine, Very Light Fading to the Spine. Text and Illustrations Remain Bright and Clean, Binding Is Secure, a Very Rare and Scarce Book. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: mclin haven books [IOBA]]
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        Four Guide Books bound in One Volume: The Zoological Collections of the Raffles Museum, Singapore [with] The Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta [with] The Fish Gallery of The Indian Museum [with] The Bird Gallery of the Indian Museum

      Various: Various "Guide to the Zoological Collections of the Raffles Museum, Singapore" by R. Hanitsch. Singapore: The Raffles Museum (1908). 112 pages, plus frontispiece and 20 plates: "A Guide to the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, with Map." Calcutta (1902) Revised Edition. 36 +ii pages, plus folding map: "A Guide to the Zoological Collections Exhibited in the Fish Gallery of the Indian Museum." Calcutta: The Indian Museum (1899) 2 pages: "Guide to the Zoological Collections Exhibited in the Bird Gallery of the Indian Museum" by F. [Frank] Finn. Calcutta: The Indian Museum (1900) 131 pages: and "On Recent Changes in the Delta of the Ganges" by James Fergusson. Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press (1912) Reprinted The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol. XIX, 1863. 52 pages, plus folding map. There is a total of five publications bound in one volume. Red cloth covers with spine title of "Zoological Collections Singapore" are rubbed a little and show bumped corners. Light wear at spine ends and corners. Hinges (internal) are broke, though reinforced with white tape. Occasional chips and small tears to paper, as well as occasional marginalia. All five publications are scarce.. Cloth - Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps]
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        Neues Karikaturen-Legespiel.

      27 x 23 cm. 45 (statt 48) ausgestanzte chromolithographierte Gesichts- und Körperteile auf Karton. Orig.-Pappkassette mit farblithogr. Deckelbild. (Sala-Spiele mit dem Rotsiegel, Nr. 4637). Seltenes originelles Legespiel aus dem berühmten Berliner Verlag. - Die einzelnen Teile (Körper, obere und untere Gesichtshälfte und Kopfbedeckung) können zu lustigen Figuren mit über dimensionalen Köpfen kombiniert werden. - "A. Sala war einer der vielseitigsten Berliner Luxuspapierfabrikanten... Die ab 1908 produzierten Sala-Spiele mit dem Rotsiegel waren bis zur Verlagsauflösung nach 1970 dessen besondere Domäne..." (C. Pieske in Die große Welt in kleinen Bildern, Bln. 1999, S. 129 f.). - Sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Present Day Problems A Collection of Addresses Delivered on Various Occasions

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1908 - 12mo, 355pp. Publishers green cloth bindings, gilt title on spine and front cover. Uncut leafs. Shelf wear to spine. Former owners bookplate on front endpaper (Frederick Skiff Collection). Inscribed by former President William H. Taft: "Sincerely yours / William H. Taft / Dec. 30th 1916 / New Haven." Provenance: This book was sold as part of the Frederick Skiff Collection on September 18th, 1947 by Butterfield & Butterfield Auctions (now Bonhams). This was "Lot 2557," as part of 6 other items by former President Taft. Published during the election of 1908, this book was a collection of speeches delivered during his time in the Philippines and Secretary of War for Theodore Roosevelt. The book was inscribed in 1916, after he had left office, but before he began his second career as a Supreme Count Justice. The former owner of this book, Frederick Skiff, was an author and noted book collector of Americana material. He was the founder of the Acorn Club. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books, LLC]
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        A Room with a View.

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1908. Octavo (191 x 132 mm). Mid 20th-century red morocco, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Spine slightly faded, a little foxing to text block. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of Forster's third book. The novel was the basis for the 1985 BAFTA-winning film of the same title, starring Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, and Simon Callow.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Pekin to Paris: An Account of Prince Borghese's Journey across Two Continents in a Motor-Car

      New York: Mitchell Kennerly, 1908. 1st Amer. ed. Hardcover. Very Good. frontis, photos, folding map, 645p. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Good-sized three-color illustration on front cover. 23cm. Minor edge-wear. No jacket. Prince Borghese won the almost 10,000 mile race from Peking to Paris which was canceled before it started by the race committee but proceeded anyway with no rules and few roads along much of the route.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. In Ten Volumes. The Aberdeen Edition

      Edinburgh Society, Bigelow Smith & Co., Boston and London 1908 - Boston and London: Edinburgh Society, Bigelow Smith & Co., 1908. Aberdeen edition, limited to 1000 copies, 1908. Ten attractively bound volumes of Stevenson's works in three quarter smooth tan leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels in red and black, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, title pages in green and purple, frontis illustration in each volume, additional plates throughout, each volume about 8.5" tall and 1.5" thick. Very good condition with some minimal rubbing to extremities, three volumes with additional scuffing to the leather corners, good hinges, sound text blocks, very clean pages with no names or other markings, likely never read. Includes such classics as: Treasure Island, Kidnapped, New Arabian Nights, Black Arrow, Merry Men etc., Master of Ballantrae, Prince Otto, The South Seas, Silverado Squatters, Virginibus Puerisque, Travels with a Donkey, An Inland Voyage, plus essays, poems, plays, ballads, biography, etc. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mademoiselle Dax jeune fille.

      - Paris. Ollendorff. 1908. 1 volume in-12, plein maroquin bleu, dos à nerfs, tranches dorées, bordure intérieure ornée d'un quadruple filet doré et de fleurons d'angle, couvertures et dos conservés, étui. Reliure signée Semet et Plumelle. Edition originale. 1 des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement relié. Livres [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre PREVOST]
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        Das Waldröschen oder Die Verfolgung rund um die Erde. Enthüllungsroman über die Geheimnisse der menschlichen Gesellschaft. 6 Bde. (so komplett). Neue illustrierte Ausgabe.

      Niedersedlitz-Dresden: Münchmeyer; oJ. (ca. 1908). 565 S., 101 Illustr. 1 Vign.; 360 S., 58 Illustr.; 968 S., 146 Illustr., 1 Vignette; 840 S., 126 Illustr.; 714 S., 96 Illustr.; 632 S., 88 Illustr. Grünes Oln. - Dreikantrotschnitt. Einbände berieben und bestossen. Alter Namensstempel auf Vorsatz. Übliche papierbedingte Bräunung, gelegentlich etw. fingergleckig. Tlw. kleinere Randläsuren stets mit Tesastreifen ausgebessert. Letzte beiden Seiten des ersten Bandes lose. Band I: Die Tochter des Granden. - Band II: Der Schatz der Mixtekas. - Band III: Matavase, der Fürst des Felsens. - Band IV-VI: Erkämpftes Glück. - Die Bände erschienen ohne Verfasserangabe, Vgl. Plaul 442.1 A - F. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Illustrierte Bücher, Mappenwerke, Schöne Literatur

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        Biedermeier-Wünsche. Fünfzig Kleinfolio-Tafeln in Licht-u. Farbendruck nebst illustriertem Text

      Julius Hoffmann, Stuttgart 1908 - No. 165 of 400 copies. Oblong, 26.5 by 33.5 cm. Booklet, running 25 pages, and 50 separate or loose plates, each with a number of images of Biedermeier cards, especially those with movable parts, and other ephemera from that period. One plate with color chromolithographic images; otherwise, the plates are in black and white. This is the indispensable and go-to source still for Biedermeier cards. Biedermeier relates to a period of general stability in Europe between Napoleon's defeat in 1815 and the Revolution of 1848 and specifically pertains to the Teutonic world (the German-speaking areas) where the upper bourgeois was culturally ascendant and superceding Royal and aristocratic patronage as the engine of high cultural development. The Biedermeier cards were a rage, with their intricate, clever mechanisms and pretty hand-colored imagery. Light wear to the outer folio folder. Generally clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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