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        John Thorndyke's Cases: Related by Christopher Jervis, M.D

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (Catalogue at rear dated "908" for September 1908, predating publication, but no priority.) 288 p. with 32 page catalogue at rear. Original brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, orange and black stamping on front. Very Good. Spine a bit cocked, tips worn, gilt lettering mostly quite bright. Two small pitted scrapes to the fore edge. Tissue guard intact, toned. A bit of offsetting to endpapers. Contents generally clean and nice. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.

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        The Morris Family of Philadelphia Descendants of Anthony Morris1654-1721 Volumes 1, 3, 4, 5 of the Morris family copy with a letter from Mrs. Charles Biddle laid in.

      Philadelphia: R. C. Moon, 1898- 1909 - First edition, vols 1, 3, 4, 5, super royal 8vo (10¼ x 7), pp. 388, (1) facs, (1) blank; (1) title, (1) blank, 815-1260, (1) errata, (1) blank; 196; (10), 197-483 (1) blank. Numerous plates throughout. Original publisher’s gilt lettered burgundy cloth, top edges gilt. Very good+ clean set. Sheets & plates clean, unmarked, no stains, no foxing. Present volumes are complete. Slight ‘ghosts’ of small labels gone from the back-strips & some light fading, corners moderately bumped. Provenance: Laid in is a letter on Andalusia Cottage printed stationary from Mrs. Charles Biddle with the salutation: “My Dear Mr. Morris,” thanking him for “.a copy of the letter, too” and adding that she sent “.the other to Julia Bowdoin.” whom she hopes she may “.bring with me for that dish of tea with you.” Her printed personal card “Mrs. Charles Biddle Andalusia” is also laid in. There is also at least one by hand correction: a name in the genealogical record on p. 839. David Hunt Stockwell’s bookplate & number on paste-downs. Stockwell was a long time & well known antiquarian from Wilmington, Delaware. A scarce genealogical study of particular interest concerning the Morris, Biddle, Wistar, Vaux, et al Philadelphia families. H6886 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J House Booksellers, ABAA]
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        Anne of Avonlea

      Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., 1909. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1909. First Impression. 367 pages. No dust jacket. Beige pictorial cloth with gilt lettering. Coloured frontispiece by George Gibbs. Distinct tanning to the endpapers. Some small brown stains (approx. 2cm) to few pages throughout. Previous owner's inscriptions on frontispiece & dedication page. Front hinge cracked. Page missing after front endpaper. Small insect worn holes to edges of pages 101-126. Boards are mildly worn, with bumping to edges and corners. Small splits (approx. 1cm) to spine ends. Spine is distinctly tanned. Pictorial plate on front is chipped (approx. 3cm) & heavily soiled. Visible soiling, small brown stains (approx. 1cm) and other noticeable markings all over the boards.

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        della Seconda Guerra d?Indipendenza.

      Prezioso sottomano da scrivania offerto il 14 luglio 1909 dal Comune di Torino ad Armand Fallières, Presidente della Repubblica Francese. - Due piatti in pelle blu su assicelle di legno (51x39 cm), al piatto anteriore ricca bordura Art Nouveau in oro, al centro stemma sabaudo con alloro e stemma coronato della città di Torino; al piatto posteriore fregi a secco e 5 cabochons in bronzo, dorso liscio (firmato "A.Vezzosi", ottimo legatore torinese di inizio Novecento). L'interno dei piatti è decorato da larghe bordure dorate, al cui interno sono applicati, a sinistra un foglio di carta con le firme di 65 ufficiali dell'esercito piemontese; a destra un foglio di pergamena con elaborata composizione liberty ("Geom. G.Repettati dis e dip") con due figure femminili, che comprende la dedica calligrafata in vari colori "Nel Cinquantenario delle gloriose battaglie combattute insieme da Italiani e Francesi nell'eroico anno 1859 per l'Italica Indipendenza." con le firme del sindaco Teofilo Rossi e di vari funzionari. In alto 6 ritratti dipinti in ovali, di Garibaldi, Napoleone III, Fallières, Umberto I, Vittorio Emanuele II e Cavour. In basso 4 targhe con i nomi delle battaglie (Palestro, Magenta, Solferino e San Martino) vinte dagli alleati, e le vedute di una chiesa, di una battaglia e della Mole Antonelliana. Curioso oggetto commemorativo di ambito torinese e patriottico. Qualche spellatura al dorso ed agli angoli. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Nouvelle traduction des ouvres de Shakespeare Hamlet-Lady Macbeth- Beaucoup de bruit pour rien

      Société francaise d'imprimerie et de librairie, PARIGI 1909 - Francese Coperta con segni di usura più evidenti sul dorso. Parte superiore dorso mancante. Timbro ex libris mancante. Pagine brunite dal tempo.

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        Hunting in British East Africa

      Philadelphia & London: Lippincott, 1909. First American. Hardcover. Near Fine. 299 pp, 129 ill, pull out rear pocket maps. Foreword by FC Selous. Throughout BEA for most of that country's game. Madeira hunted with Selous and with a who's who of turn of the last century notables. Good chapter on chances and charges of the hunt. Incl. stories from other hunters. Lovely, near fine copy recased retaining orig end papers. Bookplate of Water Peterson, former New Hampshire Governor with his collection slip pasted to front free endpaper. The Peterson African big game hunting collection is well known.

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        Kupferberg-Gold Kolonial-Serie 1 -3 (von 3): Deutsch-Südwest, Deutsch-Ost-Afrika sowie Kamerun und Togo. Je 12 Ansichten.

      Mainz, Kupferberg, 1907 / Karlsruhe, Kunstdruckerei, 1909. - Zusammen 36 montierte farbige lithographischen Ansichten nach Originalen bzw. Bildentwürfen von Erich Mayer, Windhuk, Hans Völker (für Deutsch-Ost) und E.M. Heims (Kamerun u. Togo) und 2 Karten (Deutsch-Ostafrika und Togo/Kamerun). Gebunden in Halbleinenalbum, quer-4°, Einbandkanten berieben, hinteres Gelenk des schweren Albums geöffnet, die Tafeln sauber und schön, die Widmungsseiten ebenfalls miteingebunden. Motive der Tafeln: Eisenbahnmotiv, Waterberg, Swakopmund, Windhuk, Gibeon, Rehoboth, Hohewarte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Emerson's Journals

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Octavo. The Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, with annotations edited by Edward Waldo Emerson and Waldo Emerson Forbes, illustrated portrait frontispiece. Bound in three quarter red morocco, marbled boards, top edge gilt, spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, marbled endpaper. Very good.

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        Lease signed

      1909 - GIMBEL BROTHERS. Lease signed (Greeley Square Realty Company to Gimbel Brothers, New York). New York, April 23, 1909. Quarto, staple-bound as issued, original cream paper wrappers; pp. 31; signed and notarized with a 35 by 27-1/2 inch floor plan and three related legal letters bound at rear. $12,500.Rare original 21-year lease for the site of New York's famous Gimbels department store, dated 1909, signed by six of the Gimbel brothers as well as the original tenant (who had run a Milwaukee Gimbels for decades), fully notarized, with a wonderful 35" by 27-1/2" folding floor plan bound in showing the first three levels of construction, elevator placement, and plans for public transit and also with three legal letters relating to the floor plan.This exceptional 21-year lease is for the site on which the Gimbel brothers built their iconic New York department store, paying $605,000 for the first three years commencing on August 1, 1910, increasing to $655,000 by July 31, 1931. The signatories to the lease include brothers Jacob, Isaac, Charles, Daniel, Ellis, and Louis Gimbel. The document is also signed by the president of Greeley Square Realty Company and the tenant. The document has also been notarized in the appropriate locations. Of particular interest is the 35" by 27-1/2" floor plan dated April 16, 1909 attached to the conclusion of this document along with copies of three letters between the New York law firm of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett and Gimbel Brothers relating to the floor plan. The plan itself shows the first floor, basement floor, and the sub basement. The mezzanine and the location of six passenger elevators are also noted. Red diagonal lines are shown with "space hatched red to be occupied by H. & M.R.R. Co." The Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Co. is known today as PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson). Construction began on the existing tunnels under the Hudson River in 1890, but stopped shortly thereafter when funding ceased. Construction resumed twice, the second time three months after this deed was signed.Bavarian Jewish immigrant Adam Gimbel arrived in the United States in 1835. He opened a general store in Vincennes, Indiana in 1842, then moved to Danville, Illinois in the 1880s. By 1887, he had moved to Milwaukee, which was being flooded with German immigrants and which provided a perfect location to open his first department store. It was a massive success. People in Milwaukee were known to remark that Gimbel had "a surplus of capital and a surplus of Gimbels." The Gimbels were a success, but they needed to expand. In 1894, a seven-story Gimbels opened in Philadelphia. On June 16, 1910, The New York Times headlined "Gimbel Store Completed," noting that "the contract was signed on April 23, 1909, and that the excavating work consumed five months, so that the work of construction proper did not actually begin until well in October of [the previous] year." The new Gimbels had two basement floors that essentially functioned as an outlet-type version of the upper floors, meant to attract low price seekers and small wage earners. It was a new innovation. The entirety of the store became a chief rival to the store across the street, Macy's. The rhetorical question "Does Macy's tell Gimbels?" became a popular phrase, meaning that competitors were not supposed to share trade secrets. While Gimbels closed in 1986, it lives on in Miracle on 34th Street, the 1947 Oscar-winning motion picture, in which Kris Kringle (Macy's new Santa) sends a customer to Gimbels when the store does not have what the customer wants. For many, though, Gimbels remains a beloved memory of New York (and, indeed, a number of other cities). "Original-fully executed" notation and tiny initials on front wrappers.Only light soiling and slight rubbing to edges of wrappers. An exceptional near-fine piece of New York history. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      The first illustrated edition, in a Royal binding by Riviere with the sovereign crown to the front board, with the Cipher of Princess Mary(only daughter of George V) dated 1909 (later Viscountess Lascelles and later still, Countess of Harewood) to the front pastedown, also with the bookplate and Red Seal Monogram of her eldest son, Viscount Lascelles (b. 1923) to the front endpaper and pastedown, suggesting that he either inherited the book, or perhaps received it as a gift. Princess Mary was born in 1897, so the 1909 date and the Sovereign crown would indicate that this was a present from George V and Queen Mary of Teck during her twelfth year. Full vellum binding, externally with some very minor marks, bumps and rubs, also slight bowing of the boards. The text block, with gilt to all edges, is lightly toned, but free from foxing. An uncommon edition of Heidi, in a beautiful binding with a superb association and provenance.

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        L'Ami Fritz Edition illustrée de 16 compositions de Edm. MALASSIS Gravées en couleurs par Louis Mortier et de 8 motifs Décoratifs gravés sur bois.

      Paris, L. Conard, 1909 1 vol. (210x140), plein maroquin vert, dos et plats mosaïqués, de guirlande de feuillage avec de petites pommes de pin, le tout encadré d'un liseré de maroquin rouge foncé et de quatre motifs or dans les angles, dos et plats inférieur reproduisant le même motif, les gardes sont doublées de maroquin havane, avec des petites pommes de pin dans chaque angles, encadre ment de trois filets or, gardes de soie, plus double garde, tranches dorées, chemise en demi-maroquin, étui (rel. Joly fils), un des 150 ex. sur papier vélin (n°107), la chemise est un peu passée, mais l'ouvrage lui est dans un Excellent état!

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        Korrespondenz des Verlegers mit dem Bruder von Peter Altenberg. Wien Berlin 1919-1920. 9 Stücke, 13 S., meist 4°.

      - Von Quellenwert über 'Bilderbögen des kleinen Lebens' (1909), dem einzigen Titel Altenbergs, der nicht bei S. Fischer erschienen war und eine heftige Auseinandersetzung zwischen Reiss und Altenbergs Bruder und Nachlassverwalter hervorgerufen hat. Einer der ersten Titel des jungen Reiss, einen Monat nach Verlagsgründung 1908, erlebte im Erscheinungsjahr 1909 drei Auflagen. Nach Altenbergs Tod zehn Jahre später, übernimmt sein Bruder die Nachlassverwaltung (dessen Konkurs 1904 hatte den Dichter in Einkommensschwierigkeiten versetzt) und reklamiert die seither ausgebliebenen Abrechnungen. Die Bilderbögen waren für Reiss bewilligt worden, weil in der dort gleichfalls erscheinenden 'Schaubühne' P.A. eine Veröffentlichungsmöglichkeit fand und für das Buch 30% Autorenhonorar zugebilligt erhalten hatte. Der zweiseitige Verlagsvertrag vom 19.12.1908 ist in einer Typoskript Abschrift hier vorhanden, das Original verschollen. Engländer (Typoskript Durchschläge) 24.4.1919: ". welche Auflage die letzte ist, die Sie als beinahe vergriffen bezeichnen die wievielte und aus welchem Jahr stammend." - 10.5.1919: "Ich bin daher nicht gesonnen, vom Honorar das geringste nachzulassen". - 11.6.1919: "Ihre Bemerkungen . hätten Ihrerseits einen sehr niedergehaltenen Vorschlag für die Ablösung des Buches erwarten lassen, aber nicht nach Ihren Grobheiten noch ein Anbot meinerseits." - Erich Reiss, 20.5.1920, Brief m.e.U. Briefkopf: "Bei uns aber besteht nach wie vor der Wunsch, mit Ihnen nichts weiter zu tun zu haben ." - Engländer, 2.6.1920, eigenh. Brief m.U. 3 S. Briefkopf: "Ihrem Br. v. 20.d.M. zufolge gebe ich Ihnen zur Neuauflage von Peter Altenberg, 'Bilderbögen des kleinen Lebens' eine Nachfrist bis 30. November 1920 . Sie aber protestieren! Sie wünschen ein Anbot dafür; ich aber mache keines mehr .". - Reiss, 16.10.1920, Brief m.e.U. 1 S. Briefkopf: ". in Verbindung mit der 30%igen Honorarbelastung unmöglich, eine Kalkulationsbasis zu finden, so dass wir zu unserem Bedauern von einer Neu-Herausgabe des Buches Abstand nehmen müssen". Das Konvolut befindet sich in einem von Georg und Peter Altenbergs Schwester Marie Mauthner blau beschrifteten Bogen "P.A." Verlag "Reiss". Reiss heiratete 1940 im New Yorker Exil die Fotografin Lotte Jacobi. Sprache: deu [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Forget Me Nots of the Civil War: A Romance Containing Reminiscences and Original Letters of Two Confederate Soldiers

      St. Louis: Press A.R. Fleming Printing Co., 1909. 1st printing. Good/no dust jacket, rubbing to extremities. 3554 p., frontis, illus, 8vo;

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      Paris. No date. 1909. - Color lithograph, matted, visible image approximately 32 1/2 x 15 inches. The lithograph was matted and framed in the 1980s, but will be removed from the frame for delivery. Visible image has 9 small foxing spots in the image; print has not been examined outside the frame, but based on other prints framed at the same time and place, there is a toned line on the print along the mat window edge and brown adhesive paper tape along the edges of the sheet where the print was attached to the backing. The verso of the print is browned from the wood backing that was used in the frame. The lithograph could be deacidified and the tape removed; however as it stands it would display very well with the light brown line from matburn either covered or used as an accent line around the image. A particularly striking image of a Zeppelin flying over what is likely the Rhine river, complete with a castle in the cliffs and storks flying. Ernest Montaut (1879-1909) and his atelier produced a series of striking lithographic posters documenting the excitement engendered by new developments at the turn of the twentieth century: automobiles, planes and dirigibles.

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        Un Match Moderne.

      Paris. No date. 1909. - Color lithograph, matted, visible image approximately 32 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches. The lithograph was matted and framed in the 1980s, but will be removed from the frame for delivery. Visible image is very good; however, based on other prints framed at the same time and place, there is a toned line on the print along the mat window edge and brown adhesive paper tape along the edges of the sheet where the print was attached to the backing. The verso of the print is browned from the wood backing that was used in the frame. The lithograph could be deacidified and the tape removed; however as it stands it would display very well with the light brown line from matburn either covered or used as an accent line around the image. A particularly striking image of a speeding automobile, speeding biplane and speeding birds sandwiched in the narrow opening of a mountain pass. Ernest Montaut (1879-1909) and his atelier produced a series of striking lithographic posters documenting the excitement engendered by new developments at the turn of the twentieth century: automobiles, planes and dirigibles. This image is presented in an unusual vertical format.

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      W. Wunderling's Hofbuchhandlung, Regensburg 1909 - Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-222 [223-224: ads], modern rebind in cloth-backed boards. First edition. A utopian fantasy anticipating the planetary romances of Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Princess Fantasia, Dr. Practico, a physician, Mediator, a chemist, and Peppino, a clever mechanic, travel through the solar system in the Aetherschiffes "Aetherio," visiting the Moon, Venus, and Mars. On the Moon, which bears some resemblance to Plato's Atlantis, they narrowly escape from voracious fatballs. On Venus, they meet the scientist Lesneh who is persecuted for his progressive views by the other inhabitants of the planet. On Mars they find the inhabitants ruled by a matriarchy. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890-1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, p. 214. Lexikon 1, p. 201. Bloch (2002) 2279. Nagl, p. 250. A very good copy. KVK reports 2 copies; OCLC adds 3 (including 2 in the United States: University of North Carolina; University of Minnesota); no copies listed by COPAC. A very scarce, important book. (#133947) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poesia. Rassegna internazionale diretta da F. T. Marinetti. Anno V. - Aprile-Maggio-Giugno-Luglio 1909 (= Nr. 3-4-5-6 - 1909): Il Futurismo. (hinterer Umschlag: Poesia. Organe du Futurisme. Annee). Die Texte meist in französischer oder italienischer Sprache, aber auch Texte in englischer, spanischer und deutscher Sprache.

      Societa Anonima Poligrafia Italiana, Mailand (Milano), (Druck 1909 - 92 S. (27,8 x 29,7 cm), ill. OBroschur. Sprache: Italienisch, Mit einigen Illustrationen. Broschur etwas stockfleckig, angestaubt und gebräunt sowie leicht fleckig; Vorderumschlag mit Knickspuren in den Ecken und schwacher Knickspur über die gesamte Höhe; hinterer Umschlag mit leichten Knickspuren; erste Seite etwas angestaubt; einige Blätter mit kleineren, meist schwachen Knickspuren in den Ecken; einige Blätter mit kleinem Wasserfleck bzw. Wasserrand in der unteren Ecke; teils leichte Lesespuren (sehr schwache Knicke) an der Fußkante; teils leicht stockfleckig und vereinzelt etwas fingerfleckig oder leicht fleckig; Klammern gerostet (dadurch manchmal am Bund mit kleinen Rostflecken); die Seiten 13 und 15 mit wenigen Tinten-Randanstreichungen von älterer Hand. Das vorliegende Heft ohne Numerierung, sondern nur mit den Jahrgangs- und Monatsangaben (in der rechten oberen Ecke des Vorderumschlags steht hier nur das "N." statt "N. 3-4-5-6" - scheinbar ist ein Teil der Auflage so erschienen) - Exemplar mit Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren (wie beschrieben), jedoch für eine recht empfindliche Broschur dieser Art durchaus ordentlich erhalten. Druck auf besserem Papier - unbeschnitten. Enthält den erstmals am 20. Februar 1909 in französischer Sprache im "Figaro" veröffentlichten Text des "Futuristischen Manifests" in englischer Sprache "Declaration of Futurism" (S. 1-2) sowie in französischer und italienischer Sprache "Manifeste du Futurisme" bzw. "Manifesto del Futurismo" (S. 36-37); auf den Seiten 66 bis 69 mit dem Beitrag ".Hors du possible noir en plein azur absurde ! (Chant futuriste")" und auf den Seiten 70 bis 71 mit dem Beitrag "La Morte prese il volante. (Visione futurista d una corsa d automobili)" von Filippo Tommaso Marinetti - mit weiteren Beiträgen von Filippo Tommaso Marinetti sowie Paolo Buzzi, Federico De Maria, Corrado Govoni, Robert Scheffer, Libero Altomare ("Canti futuristi"), Fred G. Bowles, Georges Perin, Henry Bataille u. a. Mit einem Pressespiegel (S. 12 bis 34), der auch 3 Beiträge deutscher Zeitungen ("Kölnische Zeitung", "Frankfurter Zeitung" und "Vossische Zeitung") zum Futurismus enthält (im Beitrag der "Kölnischen Zeitung" auch mit einer auszugsweisen deutschen Übersetzung des "Futuristischen Manifests"). Wohl das bedeutendste Heft der von 1905 bis 1909 erschienenen Zeitschrift, da es sich ausschließlich dem erst kurz vorher proklamierten "Futurismus" widmet. 1100 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Art Work of the State of Oregon: Edition De Luxe of Photogravures

      Unpaginated (26 pp.) introductory text by Williams on the early history, settlement, and industry of Oregon, followed by 80 photogravure plates, most by Gifford, a few attributed to Harney, documenting the state's coastal regions, forests, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, ports, cities, and farming communities. Small folio. Cloth, with trace evidence of gently removed library markings on the inside front and rear covers. Portland (The W. D. Harney Photogravure Co.) 1909. A spectacular collection of fine photogravure images depicting Oregon at a time of transition from pristine wilderness to regional center for commerce, agriculture, and industry. Originally published serially in 9 parts, loose as issued in wrpps. folders; the present work is a complete run.

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        Ostara. Sammlung von 9 Heften.

      Rodaun/Mödling-Wien, Ostara 1909 - 1914.. Bedruckte Orig.-Umschläge. Folgende in der Reihe ?Ostara, Bücherei der Blonden und Mannesrechtler? erschienenen Nummern sind vorhanden: 34: Die rassenwirtschaftliche Lösung des sexuellen Problems, 1909 (zweite Auflage 1928). Ohne den Umschlag, auf dem ersten Blatt mit handschriftlichem Vermerk des Zeitschriftentitels und eigenhändiger Unterschrift von ?Dr. Lanz-Liebenfels? sowie dem handschriftlichen Vermerk ?am 30. Mai 1912 v. Lanz v. Liebenfels geschenkt erhalten? unterhalb eines Besitzstempels. - 44: Die Komik der Frauenrechtlerei, eine heitere Chronik der Weiberwirtschaft, 1911. - 45: Die Tragik der Frauenrechtlerei, eine ernste Chronik der Weiberwirtschaft, 1911. - 52: Die Blonden als Schöpfer der Sprachen, ein Abriß der Ursprachenforschung (Protolinguistik), 1911 (zweite Auflage 1918). - 53: Das Mannesrecht als Retter aus der Geschlechternot der Weiberwirtschaft, 1912. - 55: Die soziale, politische und sexuelle Weiberwirtschaft unserer Zeit, 1912. - 58: Die entsittlichende und verbrecherische Weiberwirtschaft unserer Zeit, 1912. - 76: Die Prostitution in frauen- und mannesrechtlicher Beurteilung, 1914. - 77: Rasse und Baukunst im Altertum und Mittelalter, 1914. - Teilweise mit Besitzstempel sowie einigen Anstreichungen und Annotationen, Nr. 34 ohne den Umschlag und mit einem größeren Ausschnitt auf Seite 3/4, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, teilweise mit kleineren Randläsuren.

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        [Binding, Fine- Stopes, Winifred] Selected Poems

      London: Methuen & Co., 1909. Superbly bound by Winifred Stopes in full crimson crushed morocco with magnificent center gilt four-part flower motif in gold which highlights and offsets a gilt tooled leaf and stem design, very innovative. Spine with five raised bands, gilt lettering, dentelles with double gilt ruled lines, Signed in rear dentelle in gilt: "19 - W. STOPES - 00." An extremely early binding by Stopes, if not one of the earliest known. Stopes became a pupil of Ethel Taunton in about 1903 and exhibited in many of the top shows of the period, including "The Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society," first appearing in 1906. From "The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes," by Stephanie Green: "Winnie had finished her training as a bookbinder [1907] and operated a little business from home at this time, producing neatly bound volumes often commissioned by [by her sister's] friends. A most scarce and historically important binding. A superb, fine copy, with only the faintest wear on cover gilt blocking, an unavoidable circumstance.

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        Harvard Classics Grey Set (Army-Green)

      P. F. Collier 1909-1910 - P. F. Collier 1909-1910 1909 Grey-Green Edition Very Good/ Some edgewear and tiny tears to spines, all bindings solid. All are there, Complete in 50 volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The heart of the Antarctic. Being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909..

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1909. In two volumes. 365, [1]; xvi, 450pp, [2]. With half-titles, two frontispieces, 12 colour plates, 256 monochrome plates, and 38 illustrations in the text. Pocket at rear of Vol. II contains, as it should, three maps, and two panoramas (on a single sheet). Partially unopened in original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in silver with silver vignettes to upper boards and spines, T.E.G. slightest of rubbing to extremities, upper hinge of Vol. I just starting, else a fine copy. The first American edition, printed in the same year as the first English edition, of Ernest Shackleton's (1874-1922) stirring account of the 'Nimrod' Expedition of 1907-9. The journey to the south magnetic pole was just one of the expedition's foremost achievements, they would also complete the first ascent of Mount Erebus, the active volcano on Ross Island, and undertake a further southern sledge journey, which would come within 100 miles of the south pole, breaking the then-existing record for furthest distance south travelled. . First U.S. edition. Quarto.

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        The Alpine Ski Club Annual. A Record of Winter Mountaineering by Members of the... No. 2

      London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1909. 8vo. (ii), 86, (12) pp. Original printed wrappers, spine sometime sympathetically repaired preserving much of the original and restored in places with a matching paper. 12 plates, each mostly featuring 2 illustrations. The annual was published between 1908 and 1913, after which time it merged with the Yearbook of the Ski Club of Great Britain, with which it shared some of its contributors. This issue includes articles by W.R Rickmers ("At Random - Two Avalanches"), Arnold Lunn ("The Oberland from End to End") and Henry Hoek ("A Fortnight in the Dolomites"). Towards the end of the volume an account of the club's inaugural annual dinner is provided, presided over by Sir Martin Conway and with the guest of honour Sir Ernest Shackleton, whose speech is recounted over the best part of three pages. Scarce. A few sets of all six volumes are located in institutional libraries, one in the UK and three in the US, plus one issue of this volume on its own in this country.

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        The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby by. With Illustrations in Colour by Warwick Goble

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1909 - Limited "Edition de Luxe", one of 260 copies. 4to. x, 273, (1) pp. Publisher's gilt lettered and decorated vellum, lacking the silk ties. Frontispiece and 31 colour plates, all tipped in with captioned tissue guards. Neatly recased in the original binding which is quite soiled and marked.

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        Thus Spake Zarathustra

      T.N. Foulis, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. T.N. Foulis, London 1909. Limited First Edition. Limited Edition of only 2000 copies. Number 1384/2000. Cloth boards. First Complete and Authorized English Translation. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear, light spots. Age toning, fraying at the spine.

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        Foto del K2.

      Foto originale di cm. 28 x 40, di Vittorio Sella, effettuata nel 1909 durante la spedizione del Duca degli Abruzzi al Karakorum, con timbro ufficiale al retro dell' "Istituto di Fotografia Alpina Vittorio Sella. Biella". Fu stampata per iniziativa del CAI in un limitato numero di copie, nell'ottobre del 1954 per celebrare la conquista del K2 da parte dell'Italia, a Trento durante l'omonimo Filmfestival e porta le firme autografe degli 11 scalatori del team col? presenti : Erich Abram, Ugo Angelino, Walter Bonatti, Mario Fantin, Cirillo Floreanini, Pino Gallotti, Lino Lacedelli, Guido Pagani, Ubaldo Rey, Gino Sold?, Sergio Viotto. Quella di Achille Compagnoni  stata apposta posteriormente; era in ospedale a curare i congelamenti riportati. Desio fu polemicamente assente e vi furono strascichi giudiziari e litigi che durarono a lungo.

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        Poems and Translations 1st USA 1/50

      New York: Printed for John Quinn, 1909 - First American Edition, copyright issue one of 45 on paper of a total issue of just 50. Original cloth-backed green paper boards with paper label on upper cover, a Fine copy, extremely lightly soiled to edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1909. Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis. Roma 1909 28 gruesosvolumenes. 4º mayor (27 cm) Enc. holandesa lomo piel con alguna excepción. (Van en cartoné 7 volúmenes: 1951, 1962, 1963, 1977, 1978 y 1979). Sello ant. prop. SERIE INCOMPLETA DEL BOLETIN OFICIAL DE LA IGLESIA CATOLICA. Un volumen anual excepto el año 1979 que es doble. Además se añade un volumen con el Codigo de Derecho Canonico de 1917. D (Ref.27356) latin historia iglesia derecho canonico catolica roma vaticano concilio contemporanea papado

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        Certificate awarded by W. G. Baxter's Ally Sloper, "the Sloper Award of Merit". London & Leicester, Adams Bros & Shardlow Ltd., 27. IX. 1909.

      1909. 575 x 445 mm. Full-colour printed poster. Joke certificate granted to "Captain Scott R.N. F.O.S. because he is a brave explorer and deserves success", according to which "he shall be entitled to affix to his name in any manner however absurdly indistinct or offensively conspicuous the mystic letters F.O.S." ("Friend of Sloper"). - The perpetually red-nosed Ally Sloper, developed in 1867, is one of the earliest fictional comic strip characters and remained highly popular in Britain until the end of the Edwardian era and WWI caused him to disappear from the cartoon scene. - Slight wrinkling and duststaining. Rolled. Provenance: Lady Scott and her descendants.

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      NY: Camera Work, 1909. First edition. Stieglitz, Alfred. 4to., 48 pp., with 8 of 9 hand-pulled tissue photogravures (lacking plate IV "Torso"), (12) pp. adverts. Printed wrappers, yapped edges, slight chipping; light foxing on the blank endpapers, else a very good copy. Five hand-pulled photogravures by Herbert G. French; three (of the original four) photogravures by Clarence H. White and Alfred Stieglitz (lacking Torso).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Wien, 27. IV. 1909.

      1909. 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An Hofkapellmeister Luze: "Bitte dringend mich noch im Lauf des heutigen Tages wissen zu lassen, welche Einlagen zur Mariazeller Messe bei der Haydnfeier gemacht werden [...]". - Der eng mit Johannes Brahms befreundete und später als dessen Nachlaßverwalter eingesetzte Eusebius Mandyczewski war seit 1879 Chormeister an der Wiener Singakademie; von 1887 bis 1929 als Archivar und Bibliothekar der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde tätig, unterrichtete er seit 1896 auch am Konservatorium, wo u. a. Rudolf Bella, Karl Prohaska und George Szell zu seinen Schülern zählten. - Mit gedr. Briefkopf der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde.

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        Mammoth Plate Photograph of the School Children's Parade at the Hudson-Fulton Celebration

      New York. 1909. Large albumen image on thick card. Image is 13.75" x 11" on 20" x 16" mount. small chip and small, light dampstain in right margin not effecting the image, Image is perhaps a little faded, but clear and very near fine. Slightly faded handwritten caption in ink beneath the image: "Hudson-Fulton Celebration / School Children's Parade / October 2, 1909 / Head of Column - 16th District." [With Souvenir Program]: Historical Pageant. Hudson-Fulton Celebration. September 25 to October 9, 1909. New York: Redfield Brothers, 1909. Small quarto. 64pp., illustrated. Small chips at the edges of the yapped wrappers, very good.The image shows a dozen or so bowler and top-hatted men standing in front of a block long or longer row of children in marching order, many with small American flags. Probably taken from the side of the road, the warehouse walls in the background are neatly covered with huge posters for theatrical performances. Some distinctive buildings in the background lead us to believe that anyone with a reasonable knowledge of New York landmarks could identify the location with relative ease. There is some indication from signs on the buildings that this might be 14th Street.The Hudson-Fulton Celebration was a fortnight long, beyond-elaborate commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the Hudson River, and the 100th Anniversary of Robert Fulton's first successful use of the paddle wheel steam boat, and was used as a showcase to display the importance of New York City in all it's might and splendor. The parades showcased various periods in New York history, and were interspersed by large marching groups from ethnic social clubs: Irish, Italian, Dutch, Polish, etc. It also showcased various modes of transportation and featured Wilbur Wright flying up the Hudson River.The Celebration was commemorated in many ways including a run of commemorative stamps, and innumerable postcards. However, this is a wonderful image of what would have to be one of the more prosaic of the groups, sandwiched we assume between the elaborate floats depicting historical events, and elaborately costumed clubs. An image of rank-upon-rank of school children in an unusually large format, and is thus very uncommon. .

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Original tan cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt to spine and front cover, patterned endpapers. 20 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Corners lightly bumped, light spotting to pages. A very good copy. The best Dulac edition.

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        The Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm

      London: Constable and Company Ltd,, 1909. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 39 colour plates mounted on plain paper, with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham. Offsetting to endpapers, light spotting to fore edge, in the toned dust jacket with spotting to panels, restoration to rear fold, front fold repaired with tape on verso, wear to extremities. A very good copy not often seen in the dust jacket. First trade edition, first impression.

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      RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. NY: Doubleday Page 1909. Large thick 4to (10 1/4 x 12 3/4"), 325p., full limp suede binding with yapp edges, top edge gilt, others uncut, moire endpapers, gilt pictorial spine, repair to corner of rear endpaper, faint crease on corner of frontis some wear to suede on edges as is inevitable with this type of binding, else near FINE and remarkably sound and clean. This is the rare DELUXE AMERICAN LARGE PAPER EDITION SIGNED BY RACKHAM ON THE HALF-TITLE AND LIMITED TO ONLY 50 COPIES. Printed on fine paper and featuring 40 fabulous tipped-in color plates with guards plus a profusion of full page and smaller black and whites. This is the only American limited edition of this title, never issued as a typical American limited edition. Arguably his best work and very, very rare in this edition in such nice condition. Not in Latimore/Haskell. Riall p.97, Swann/Sutton sale #112.

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      Mesa County Mail, Fruita, Colorado 1909 - ILLUSTRATED SOUVENIR EDITION OF THE MESA COUNTY MAIL, Fruita, Colorado, January 1909 Original printed light pink covers; 48 pages, illustrated. Publication dimensions: 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Local advertisements. Condition: very good plus to near fine. Articles include: An Old Timer Writes Entertainingly of the Past History of Fruita; Rev. Geo. W. Belsey Writes of the Present Conditions at Fruita; Rev. Geo. W. Belsey Predicts a Glowing Future for Fruita; Something about the kind of Climate that is Enjoyed by the People of Fruita; E. W. Terrill Tells about Past and Present School Conditions at Fruita; The New Orchard Town of Loma, five and a Half Miles West of Fruita; W. J. Goss Tells of Nineteen Years Experience in Bee Raising Near Fruita; Culture of the Strawberry and other Berries at Fruita; One of Nature's Picturesque Beauty Spots Near the Town of Fruita; etc. Publication generally dedicated to agriculture. Price: $600.00 (No OCLC listings) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Natural History of British Game Birds. With Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and J.G. Millais. 550 COPIES WERE PRINTED; NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Longmans Green & Co.,, 1909. Folio, First Edition, with coloured frontispiece (original tisue guard present), title in red and black, 17 fine coloured plates (all original tissue guards present), 17 fine plates in photogravure (all original tissue guards present) and 2 illustrations in the text; original burgundy cloth, upper board ruled and lettered in gilt, red buckram back lettered in gilt, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly sunned else a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 550 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 494). A splendid copy of this magnificent example of Millais's bird artistry. SETS IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL BINDING IN THIS CONDITION ARE RARE. Mullens & Swann, p.406; Tate, p.235.

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        La Savoie. I: Le lac Léman, les Vallée de la Dranse, la Vallée du Giffre, la Vallée de l'Arve - II: Genève, Le Rhône, Hautecombe, Annecy, Les Bauges, Chambéry, Aix-les-Bains - III: Chambéry, la Maurienne, la Tarentaise.

      Genève, Fréd. Boissonnas & Cie, 1909 à 1913.3 volumes petits in-folio brochés de [4]-107; [4]-119-[3] et 121 pages, couvertures ornées rempliées. Premier plat du vol. 3 un peu taché, rares rousseurs aux 2 premiers. Abondamment illustré, de photographies de Fréd. Boissonnas (volumes 1 et 2), de dessins en noir de André Jacques (volume 3). Rare ensemble, le volume 3 manquant la plupart du temps.

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        Hyderabad. Panorama on the Afsul Synj Bridge, in two parts.

      Hyderabad, ca. 1909. Original photograph, gelatine silver print in two parts, 21 x 53,5 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:india/hyderabad/photo.

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        Road to Oz Illustrated by John R. Neill

      Chicago The Reillly & Britton Co. 1909 - The Road to Oz BAUM, L. Frank. NEILL, John R., [illustrator]. The Road to Oz. Illustrated by John R. Neill Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., [1909]. First edition, first state (printed on multi-colored stock), with caption and page numeral on page 129. Large octavo. 261, [1, blank], [2, ads] pp. Numerous text illustrations by Neill. Printed on variously tinted paper stock. Publisher's primary binding of light green cloth, pictorially stamped on covers and spine in dark green, red, brown, and black. Spine imprint in upper and lower case, also indicating first state. Pictorial endpapers. Slight rubbing to spine. Overall, a very good copy, exceptionally clean and bright. HBS 67579. $2,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sleeping Beauty And Other Fairy Tales

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1909 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION illustrated by Edmund Dulac. A beautiful copy authentically SIGNED by Edmund Dulac on the limitation page. The book is in excellent condition and is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with slight wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy SIGNED by Edmund Dulac housed in a custom slipcase for preservation. We buy SIGNED Dulac First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      GOBLE, WARWICK. (GOBLE,WARWICK)illus. WATER BABIES by Charles Kingsley. London: Macmillan 1909. Thick 4to (9 1/4 x 11 1/2"), bound in full vellum with gilt pictorial cover top edge gilt, silk ties, slight spotting on cover edge and endpaper and cover very slightly bowed, VG+ clean and fresh copy. This is the magnificent DELUXE EDITION, LIMITED TO ONLY 260 COPIES printed on hand-made paper and illustrated by Goble with 32 mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards. This is one of the most if not the most beautiful edition of this classic story. In his book "Early Children's Books" (p.80), Eric Quayle comments on all the various editions of Water Babies and adds: "None of these in either artistic or financial terms approaches the sumptuous edition of 1909" (this edition). Very scarce.

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        Sämtliche Werke. [Historisch kritische Gesamtausgabe ]1. Abteilung Band 1-16 2. Abteilung: Band 1-12 3. Abteilung Band 1-5 1. Abteilung: 1. Bd 1. Die Ahnfrau. Sappho / Bd. 2: Das goldene Vließ. / Bd. 3. König Ottokars Glück und Ende. Ein treuer Diener seines Herrn. / Bd.4. Melusina. Szenen aus einem unvollendeten Trauerspiel. Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen. / Bd. 5. Der Traum ein Leben. Weh dem, der lügt / Bd. 6. Libussa. Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg. / Bd. 7. Jüdin von Toledo. Esther. / Bd. 8/9 [ursprünglich 2 Bände geplant woraus allerdings nur 1 Band wurde, da die Bandzahlen bereits vergeben war, wurde die Doppelzählung für den Einzelband bei belassen] 8/9. Dramatische Pläne und Bruchstücke seit 1816 /Bde. 10-12. Gedichte / Bd. 13-16 Prosaschriften //// ABTEILUNG 2: Jugendwerke (=2 Abteilung Band 1-6) UND Tagebücher (2. Abteilung Band 7-12) //// Abteilung 3: Briefe und Dokumente (= 3. Abteilung Band 1-5) SOMIT 33 von 42 Bänden

      Wien Verlag Schroll 1909 ff 33 Bände gebunden 24 in original Leinenbänden, 8°, Zustand: gut + Das vorliegende Exemplar ist ohne die Bände 17-23 der 1. Abteilung und ohne dem Band 13. der 2. Abteilung und ohne dem Band der 3. Abteilung, somit ohne dem Apparat der 1. und 2 sowie ohne dem 6. Band Aktenstücke 1813 bis 1856 aus der 3. Abteilung , maßgebliche Ausgabe, zunächst ber Gerlach und Wiedling begonnen, später mit im Verlag Schroll, die frühen Bände mit veränderter Schroll Titelei vgl. Wilpert / Gühring ² Nr.: 25 Versand D: 9,00 EUR Österreichische Literatur Grillparzer Historsch Kritische Ausgabe

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        Das Reisebureau Thompson und Comp.

      (Hartleben), Wien 1909 - 2 Teile in 1 Bd. Wien (Hartleben), 1909. Gr. 8°. 487 S. mit 61 Illustrationen. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung sowie Farbschnitt. fast neuwertig. = Bekannte und unbekannte Welten, Bd. 91-92. dt. EA. Prachtausgabe. Fromm 26376. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung sowie Farbschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Natural History of British Game Birds

      - Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York, Bombay, and Calcutta, 1909. Contemporary full brown goatskin with gilt title stamped to front board and spine in compartments between high raised banding the second and third with title and author stamped direct; aeg; large 4to, 407 x 305 mms. A Limited Edition of ‘Only Five Hundred and Fifty Copies of this book have been printed. This Copy is No. 511.’ With eighteen coloured plates, seventeen photogravures and two other illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and J. G. Millais.A good copy of a wonderfully illustrated work which is ‘one of the few modern sporting books which has considerably risen in value’. [Schwerdt] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Natural History of British Game Birds. With Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and J.G. Millais. 550 COPIES WERE PRINTED; NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Longmans Green & Co, 1909. Folio, First Edition, with coloured frontispiece (original tisue guard present), title in red and black, 17 fine coloured plates (all original tissue guards present), 17 fine plates in photogravure (all original tissue guards present) and 2 illustrations in the text; original burgundy cloth, upper board ruled and lettered in gilt, red buckram back lettered in gilt, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly sunned else a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 550 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 494). A splendid copy of this magnificent example of Millais's bird artistry. SETS IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL BINDING IN THIS CONDITION ARE RARE. Mullens & Swann, p.406; Tate, p.235.

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        Chartularium studii bononiensis. Documenti per la storia dell'Università di Bologna dalle origini fino al secolo XV.

      Bologna, Commissione di Storia dell'Università di Bologna, 1909/1940, tredici volumi in-4to brossura originale (manca la copertina anteriore del volume VII e quella posteriore del vol. XIII) oltre 3500 pagine complessive. In buone condizione complessive, qualche strappo ai dorsi, alcuni volumi parzialmente intonsi)

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