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        Dictionnaire des Formes Cursives des Caractères Chinois.

      Ernest Leroux, 1909 - 202 p. Ein vollständiges, aber sehr mitgenommenes Exemplar. Bindung durch transparentes Klebeband gestützt, dabei sind die letzten 5 Seiten etwas nach oben verrutscht; Kanten des Einbandes sowie der ersten und letzten Seiten mit zahlreichen, kleinen Einrissen; insgesamt altersbedingt nachgedunkelt und vereinzelte Flecken, vor allem am Einband. - A complete but worn copy. Loose binding strengthened by tape whereby the last pages shifted upwards; cover's and some pages' margins with a few tears; pages and cover discoloured by age and with occasional stains.0 Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Mogwa - Buchhandlung am Wasserturm]
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        Rubáiyát

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Contemporary red crushed full morocco by Bayntun, red cloth sides, raised bands to spine forming compartments, second and third gilt-lettered direct, remaining compartments gilt with vine-leaf sprays, top edge gilt, fore edge untrimmed. 20 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Front cover unevenly sunned, spine slightly toned, contents bright and clean. A very good copy. First Dulac edition, trade issue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      UK: Hodder & Stoughton. London, Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [c1909]. First edition thus, first Dulac edition. Near fine. Rebound by Bayntun with their signature. It would be fine save for a little uneven sunning to the upper board. Light rubbing to spine. Half morocco, TEG, lovely gilt work. Internally very well preserved. Marbled endpapers. n.d. [c1909] . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1909.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Tono-Bungay.

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1909. First edition, first issue, with 8 pages of publishers' advertisements date "1.09". Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by H.G. Wells on the half title page, "To T.K. Rose from H.G. Wells (& may it stand the assay). The recipient Thomas Kirke Rose, was a Assayer of the Royal Mint from 1902-1926. In excellent condition with some reinforcement to the crown and foot of the spine. Uncommon signed and inscribed. Tono-Bungay is a realist semiautobiographical novel written by H. G. Wells and published in 1909. It has been called "arguably his most artistic book".

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        [Original Photo Album of the Construction of the Madeira-Mamore Railroad]

      (ca 1909-1912). Very good. Small oblong 8vo. album. Black textured board, 5.5” x 8” approx. “Brazil” in white album pen to front cover. Photographic map mounted to front pastedown. With 61 vintage photographs glue-mounted recto and verso, plus one remarkable 5-panel, 2.5’ fold-out panorama of Porto Velho. Most images 5.75” x 6.75”, some smaller. Eleven hand-colored. Most numbered in the negative. All clearly captioned in English. Rubbed at joints; some bumping, wear. Binding cocked. A few leaves tender at gutter. Apparently complete. Very good. The construction of the Madeira-Mamore Railroad through the Brazilian Amazon is considered one of the most deadly and impressive engineering feats of the 20th century. More than 6,000 workers died over the course of its 230-mile construction, one — so the legend goes — for every railroad tie laid. The line was intended to transport rubber from remote Brazilian forests for export, but not long after its completion in 1912 the center of rubber production shifted to Asia. Nevertheless, the railway was a defining event of Brazilian and South American identity. And the album here offered contains beautiful, accomplished images of the project, taken by official photographer Dana B. Merrill. Merrill was contracted to document the project in 1909 and stayed through completion, eventually taking more than 2,000 photos (fewer than 200 are known today). Images in this album include the hospital ward, worker's cafe, bridges and other rail structure, engines and train-cars, native Caripuna Indians, various camps and laborers, jungle scenes, and like. Many of these appeared in the two most comprehensive accounts of the Madeira-Mamore: Frank Kravingny's THE JUNGLE ROUTE (Tremayne, 1940) and TRACKS IN THE AMAZON by Gary and Rose Needleman (Utah, 2014). However, our research suggests at least several of these photographs are previously unknown. An important collection of one of the major construction projects of the last century, taken by an innovative photographer, of whom foremost Merrill expert Pedro Ribeiro Moreira Neto has written: “How then did these dramatic and powerful images emerge — since we find no precedent — if not from the genius of the photographer? What other photographer could have produced images of such sophisticated technical quality[...]?” OCLC lists only two substantial collections of Merrill’s photographs: NYPL and the National Library of Brazil.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        A Book Of Satyrs.

      John Lane / The Bodley Head (1909), London & New York - Hardcover. Folio. 17.5 x 13.25 inches. (32pp.) Green paper covered boards with title and decorative device on front cover, parchment spine. Text printed on thick laid paper. Edition Limited to 300 copies Decorative title page plus reproductions of thirteen full-page black and white line drawings, as well as a number of smaller decorations. Introduction by James Guthrie. The Second Edition of Spare's second-published book - this edition had an additional full page plate "Pleasure" (used as the frontispiece) that did not appear in the 1907 First Edition, and the text of Guthrie's Introduction has also been reset and some of the vignettes re-arranged. Harper A2b. Small tear to the bottom of the spine at the front hinge. Spine and boards somewhat grubby, as always, and with a rather unfortunate liquid stain, somewhat larger than a matchbox, near the fore-edge of the front board. Corners lightly bumped and rounded as always. Internally the book is far nicer than usually encountered: this is a book that often suffers from quite severe shadowing and offset from the plates. In this case there is only a hint of discoloration, and a little light foxing to the edges. Small contemporary bookseller's blindstamp on first blank. Internally quite bright but the state of the binding means it would not really rate above VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        Photograph - SCARCE - Round Framed Photo of Famous English Painter

      

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        The Cottage Homes of England.

      4to. Original white cloth decorated in gilt to spine and upper cover, top edge gilt, others uncut, unopened; pp. xvi 287; 64 fine mounted coloured plates after watercolours by Helen Allingham, set behind tissue-guards, largely depicting picturesque thatched cottages in Victorian rural scenes; contemporary presentation inscription to front free endpaper; a fine copy in exceptional condition, both externally and internally. First edition de luxe, limited to only 500 numbered copies signed by Allingham. The scope of this artist lay in cottage and rural life, although an early success came with a commission to provide 12 illustrations for the serialised first edition of Thomas Hardy's fourth novel Far From The Madding Crowd in The Cornhill Magazine, 1874. These drawings were signed with her maiden name H. Paterson.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Praehistorische Zeitschrift. Bände 1-73 und Register für die Bände 1-55 in

      Berlin, Selbstverlag, 19091998. - Mit sehr zahlreichen Tafeln, Karten und Tabellen und Abbildungen im Text. Titelei durchgehend gestempelt. Guter Zustand. ISSN: 00794848. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 100000 Grüne und blaue Leineneinbände.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        The Birth Life & Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests & Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal & in the end Le Morte D'Arthur with the Dolourous Death & Departing out of this world of them all.

      London: J. M. Dent 1909 - 2nd edition, in one volume.LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies for the U.K. & 500 for America.Large 8vo. (liv) + 624 p.p.Ornamental title, tissue guarded frontis., & illustrated throughout with striking designs by Aubrey Beardsley - decorative letters, chapter headings, & b/w plates with ornamental borders - in total 20 plates, of which 5 are double page. Original green cloth, spine & front bd. ornately gilt with stylised flower design & ruled bands, blind stamped design to back bd, top edge gilt, others uncut.A little rubbed, & dark stain to back bd., but a lovely, tight, bright copy & fine example of Art Nouveau cover design.A lavish production.VG+ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Golden Goose Books]
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        OFFICIAL SOUVENIR OF THE GUNNISON TUNNEL OPENING, Montrose (Colorado), September 23, 1909

      The Pueblo Star-Journal, Pueblo, Colorado 1909 - OFFICIAL SOUVENIR OF THE GUNNISON TUNNEL OPENING, Montrose (Colorado), September 23, 1909. The Pueblo Star-Journal, Publishers, Pueblo, Colorado. Original illustrated wrappers; 62 pages. Numerous photographic illustrations on every page along with some hand-drawn depictions. Dimensions: 11 inches across by 16 inches in height. Promotional publication for Colorado¿s western slope with articles and advertisements for businesses and business people in Montrose, Olathe, Delta and the Uncompaghre Valley. Some of the officials attending this opening included United States President William Howard Taft, Governor John F. Shafroth, United States senators Simon Guggenheim and Charles J. Hughes, Jr. Publication includes the official program for the opening; history of the Gunnison Tunnel; attributes and business opportunities in Montrose and Delta counties. Photographic images of business buildings, agricultural scenes, business people and leading citizens. Numerous local and regional advertisements. Condition: good plus to very good; some damp-staining, frayed page edges and conservation repairs; however, no information lost. Excellent detail. Only one copy listed in OCLC or Wynar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Heart of the Antarctic : being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. With and Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc. An Account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole by Professor T. Edgeworth David, F.R.S.

      William Heinemann, London 1909 - First edition. Two volumes. [I] xlviii, 372pp, frontis portrait, 6 full-page coloured plates with titled tissues, 97 plates with 122 b&w illustrations (77 full-page) 2 double-page panoramas and one double-page spread with photographs of 16 expedition members. [II] xvi, 420pp, frontis, 6 full-page coloured plates with titled tissues, 93 plates with 141 b&w illustrations (51 full-page), 1 double-page plate, 3 folding maps and one tissue sheet with two panoramas in rear pocket. The errata slip is not present. Original blue cloth, silver-blocked illustrations on the upper boards, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. The spines are heavily faded and there is a 15mm split in cloth at head of the spine of the second volume; the upper board of the first volume has a small round stain at foot and another at the top left corner of the decorative panel. Internally in very good to fine condition: the text pages, plates, and the folding maps and panoramas are all clean and crisp. ***Spence 1097, Renard 1446 (but without wrappers), Rosove 305 B1. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Balkangreuel. 12 Bilder in Licht- und Kupferdruck nach Originalen. Mit einer Einleitung von Herbert Stone.

      Wien, Privatdruck der Gesellschaft Österreichischer Bibliophilen, Stück XVII, 1909. - 4°. 7 S. (Titel u. Einleitung) und |12 Tafeln mit Illustrationen| unter betitelten Seidenhemdchen. HLeinen d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel. Die Orig.-Broschur mit Fronttitel miteingebunden. |Seltene Originalausgabe|. Eins von 550 numerierten Exemplaren. Das Werk war nicht im Handel. Sieben (geb. 1856) war Schüler der Wiener Akademie. Während einer Rußland-, Balkan- und Kaukasusreise enstanden diese "hocherotischen, ziemlich sadistischen, aber ganz unpersönlichen Zeichnungen" (Bilderlex.), die unter Pseudonym erschienen. Kanten etwas beschabt und Ecken etwas bestossen, oberes Kapital mit kl. Einriss. Innen stellenweise etwas fingerfleckig, Seidenhemdchen teils mit Knitterspuren, 2 mit kl. Randläsuren. Insgesamt jedoch gutes Exemplar dieses raren Werks. Hayn-Got. VII, 721. Bilder-Lex. II, 808. Kalte Blick S. 76f. Polunbi 18 ("unbrauchbar zu machen"). Zum Künstler: Thieme/Becker 29/30, 591 (ohne dieses Werk). ---------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.| [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Poems and Translations

      Dundrum: Cuala Press, 1909, 1909. First edition, one of 250 copies. Wade 243 (Yeats); NCBEL III, 1935. Fine copy.. 8vo, tan linen spine, blue paper boards and printed paper label. A collection of poems and translations that was unfinished when Synge died in 1909. It was then edited, with a mournful introduction, by W.B Yeats.

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        Vedanta in Practice

      BAKER AND TAYLOR CO, NY 1909 - Water damage causing some of the back pages to be stuck together, probably can be fixed but didn't want to rip any pages. Orange cloth with gilt title on front and spine. Inscribed to Mrs. Vaughn and signed by the author, and dated March 15, 1909. A Clean and bright looking copy. DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: 140 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Heinrich Lanz. Fünfzig Jahre des Wirkens in Landwirtschaft und Industrie, 1859-1909. Tafellband (einzeln). Enthält auf 50, teils doppelblattgroßen und teils farbigen Tafel ein Portrait von Heinrich Lanz, die ehemalige Fabrik in der Schwetzingervorstadt, eine Gesamtansicht der Fabrikanlage, Abbildungen Innen- und Außenansichten sowohl vom Nordwerk als auch vom Südwerk, das Verwaltungsgebäude, den Maschinen im Betriebe, dem Heinrich Lanz Krankenhaus, der Luftschiffhalle und abschließend vier graphische Dastellungen zu Umsatz, Arbeiterzahl etc.

      Berlin: Paul Parey 1909 - Titelblatt, Inhaltsverzeichnis, Zwischentitel und 50 Tafeln. Orig. Leinwand (der Rücken professionell restauriert, der Einband leicht bestoßen sowie etwas fleckig, ab Tafel 26 eine langsam größer werdende Wasserspur im weißen Rand am Kopf der Seiten (die Darstellungen sind nicht betroffen!), sonst gutes und sauberes Exemplar mit einem orig. Lanz "Personal-Ausweis" von 1940, der zur Kontrolle aller im Betrieb Anwesenden berechtigte, in einer kleinen Deckeltasche auf dem vorderen Innendeckel). 2° [45 x 34 cm]. Der recht seltene Tafelband zum Jubiläum des legendären Maschinen-, Lokomotiven- und Bulldogbauers. "Sämtliche Gravüren und farbigen Ansichten des Illustrationsbandes nach Original-Gemälden und Zeichnungen von Otto Bollhagen-Bremen, Fritz Jacobsen-Bremen und Franz Bollhaben-Bremen. Remarquen von Bernard Schumacher-Bremen. Platten und Druck soiwe Gesamtausstattung von Meisenbach Riffarth & Co, Berlin-Schöneberg" (Druckvermerk). Die Lanz AG wurde 1956 dann von John Deere übernommen und ist nach wie vor in Mannheim ansässig. Es erschien auch noch ein im Format deutlich kleinerer Textband. 6250 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Lorenz Kristen]
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        The Heart of the Antarctic : being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. With and Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc. An Account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole by Professor T. Edgeworth David, F.R.S.

      London: William Heinemann. 1909. First edition. Two volumes. [I] xlviii, 372pp, frontis portrait, 6 full-page coloured plates with titled tissues, 97 plates with 122 b&w illustrations (77 full-page) 2 double-page panoramas and one double-page spread with photographs of 16 expedition members. [II] xvi, 420pp, frontis, 6 full-page coloured plates with titled tissues, 93 plates with 141 b&w illustrations (51 full-page), 1 double-page plate, 3 folding maps and one tissue sheet with two panoramas in rear pocket. The errata slip is not present. Original blue cloth, silver-blocked illustrations on the upper boards, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. The spines are heavily faded and there is a 15mm split in cloth at head of the spine of the second volume; the upper board of the first volume has a small round stain at foot and another at the top left corner of the decorative panel. Internally in very good to fine condition: the text pages, plates, and the folding maps and panoramas are all clean and crisp. ***Spence 1097, Renard 1446 (but without wrappers), Rosove 305 B1. .

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        Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London: J.M. Dent; New York: E.P. Dutton, 1909, 1909. First trade edition. Fine, handsome copy.. 4to, full dark blue morocco by Zaehnsdorf dated 1909, gilt image of Gulliver on the upper board after Rackham, a.e.g., gilt lettering. Frontispiece, 11 color plates and vignettes in the text by Rackham. Original cloth spine and front cover bound in following the text. From the library of San Francisco book collector Morgan A. Gunst.

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        Justus von Liebig.

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1909 - 2 Bände, 456/437 Seiten, Numerierte Ausgab2: Nr. 13 (von 30). Beiligend Broschur Justus von Liebigs Geburtshaus (20 S.). Original Ganzleder mit reicher Goldprägung, 3-seitiger Goldschnitt, farblich passender Leinenschutzumschlag (abnehmbar, von Privat?), im orig. Schuber. Frontispiz Band 2 gelöst, Schuber lichtrandig und mit einigen Gebrauchspuren, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Äußerst selten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed "Dr. Richard Strauss" to conductor Ernst von Schuch

      - On a postcard, 143 x 95 mm. Dated Schierke, January 2, 1909 [!1910]. In black ink. Autograph address to verso "Herrn Geheimrat E. von Schuch. Kötschenbroda [!Kötzschenbroda] bei Dresden. On a postcard of the Hotel Fürst zu Stolberg, Schierke im Oberharz. In German (with translation).Strauss states his terms for a planned meeting with his friend and colleague in Berlin and discusses the programming of a guest concert to be conducted by Schuch:"Dear Friend, Happy New Year! On the evening on the 5th I will be back in Berlin. If you come on the 6th or 7th, I will be yours all day, only in the evening I have [to conduct] Elektra on the 6th and Meistersinger on the 7th. Mottl is possibly willing to cede Tod und Verklärung to you. We will find it difficult to squeeze it in because the programs are already very long."Strauss inadvertently completed the final blank in the date with a "9," resulting in the year 1909. That it was actually 1910 is confirmed by the postmark (January 3, 1910).Slightly worn and browned; corners slightly creased. The conductor Ernst von Schuch (1846-1916) was Kapellmeister at the Dresden opera. He conducted the premières of Strauss';s Feuersnot (1901), Salome (1905), Elektra (1909), and Der Rosenkavalier (1911). The letter also mentions the conductor Felix Mottl (1856-1911), then employed at the Munich opera.Strauss writes from a luxury hotel in the then-fashionable resort of Schierke in the Harz mountains. The letter uses German script, except for proper names, including titles of works.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Le céramique Hollandaise, Histoire des faïences de Delft, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Utrecht etc. et des porcelains de Weesp, Loosdrecht, Amsterdam et la Haye.

      Amsterdam: Compagnie Génerale d Éditions Vivat, 1909. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Ouvrage enrichi de trente cinq hors texte et de plus de cinq cents dessins, facsimile, marques, signatures, etc. Première édition. Complète en deux volumes. 1/2 maroc brun contemporain avec des planches de papier marbré, et avec assez croustillante lettrage doré estampillé. Avec 258 et 323 pages numérotées. 35 pleine page plaques, dont 11 sont colorés ou teintés. Toutes les plaques ont demandé sont présents. Aussi avec 134 illustrations en n&b de texte. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. First edition. Presumed first printing. Issued by the printer Hilversum, Holland, 15 December 1908. Folio, 12.75 x 9.25 inches. Complete in two volumes. Contemporary half brown morocco with marbled paper boards, and with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. The leather of the spines is age darkened. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with unbumped corners. Indeed the leather is in remarkably good condition. Mild rubbing and abrasion to the marbled paper on the rear boards of both volumes, minor. Hinges firm; text blocks remain solidly attached to the bindings. Heavy-duty paper throughout. With 258 and 323 numbered pages. 35 full page plates, 11 of which are colored or tinted. All plates called for are present. Also with 184 B&W text illustrations. Vol. I with handsome black-on-white ex libris plate of previous owner to the front pastedown. Previous owner name in a neat ink flourish to title page of Vol. II. Intermittent light to moderate foxing to many of the pages and illustrations, as is common with this edition. Most plates with a tissue guard, as issued. Most of the tissues are in pristine condition. Overall this is a very clean and handsome set of two volumes. A Very Good copy. Rare in any condition.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Rivista di psicologia applicata. Pubblicata e diretta da G. Cesare Ferrari. Direttore del manicomio provinciale di Bologna in Imola . Anno V ; 1909 - Anno XIV; 1918. Poi: Rivista di psicologia.

      Stab. pol. riuniti 1909 - 1 9 annate in 8 voll. in 8. Ogni voll. 500 pp. ca. M. tl. coeva (leg. difformi). Interessante sequenza (manca il 1914) della prima rivista di psicologia fondata in Italia (nel 1905) da Cesare Ferrari, che nel 1902 aveva gia' istituito presso il manicomio di Imola un laboratorio di psicologia anche su influenza degli studi compiuti a Parigi presso Binet. Raccolta di interessantissimi articoli dei migliori rappresentanti della psicologia e psichiatria italiana e straniera (Binet, Kraepelin, Kiesow ecc.) nell'annata 1917 compare anche il diario di guerra di B. Mussolini. ITA

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        THE LAKE OF GENEVA

      London: Adam and Charles Black, 1909. First edition. Lewis, J. Hardwicke; Lewis, May Hardwicke. Octavo, x, 360pp., plus a folding map, 4 pages of A.and C. Black ads, and 60 tissue-guarded and captioned full-color plates. Pencilled signature of May Walter Cooper dated1910 on the front free endpaper, slight thinning and browning to endpapers, else fine in blue cloth with a design printed in celadon green, titling in gilt, top edge gilt, one corner very slightly bent (see photograph). A splendid copy.

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        Die Nibelungen. Dem deutschen Volke wiedererzählt von Franz Keim. (= Gerlachs Jugendbücherei, Bd. 22).

      Wien, Leipzig, Gerlach u. Wiedling, (1909). Quadr. Kl. 8°. Mit Buschmuck und 16 goldbronzierten farbigen Tafeln von C. O. Czeschka. 67 S., Orig.-Ganzleinenband. Schmuckvorsätze. Erste Ausgabe. First Edition. Heller 158. Einband berieben und etwas fleckig. Besitzvermerk auf dem Kurztitel. Leichter Klammerrost in Falz. Die Tafeln in prächtigem Kolorit. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Gerlach´s Jugendbücheri, Jugendstil, Buchkunst, Wiener Werkstätte, L.

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der Gross-Schmetterlinge der ganzen Welt.

      Stuttgart, Kernen Verlag, 1909-1954. 20 volumes (bound in 36). 4to. Text and 1458 chromolithographed plates. Ten volumes bound in 18 publisher's uniform half calf or cloth bindings with gilt titles and decorations on spines; Ten volumes unbound in 18 portfolio's. A complete set of this rare work. The fine plates are made by process of 10-14 colour lithography, and its excellent quality has remained unsurpassed. The editor Seitz planned to finish the whole work in 1912. This proved to be quite unrealistic as publication stopped in 1954, and several volumes remained unfinished. The most important collections of butterflies were consulted including those of L.W. Rothschild of Tring, the British Museum, the Paris Natural History Museum, the Senckenberg Museum at Frankfurt, as well as collections in Tokyo, Hong-Kong, Australia, South- and North- America etc. The German edition is textually larger than the English one as it has the complete supplement of volume 4 (publ. in 1954), which remained unfinished in the English edition. The unfinished volumes 7 and 15 of the German edition also have more text. Apart from the 4th supplement-volume the same volumes remained unfinished as in the English edition. The work was published in 16 volumes with 4 supplements and is composed as follows: volumes 1-4, Palaearctic Fauna with 4 supplements; volumes 5-8, American Fauna (volumes 7 and 8 remained unfinished); volumes 9-12, Indo-Australian Fauna (volumes 11 and 12 remained unfinished); volumes 13-16 African Fauna (volumes 15 and 16 remained unfinished).

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        Undine

      London / New York: William Heinemann / Doubleday, Page & Co., , 1909. - "A Masterpiece of Sympathetic Understanding"Edition de LuxeSigned by the Artist[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. FOUQUE, De La Motte. Undine. Adapted from the German by W.L. Courtney and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London / New York: William Heinemann / Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909. Edition de Luxe, limited to 1000 large-paper copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 280. Quarto. Fifteen color plates mounted on brown art paper, with captioned tissue guards. Head- tailpieces. Original full vellum, vignette and lettering stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Original ribbons ties. Bookplate. Minimal dusting to boards, otherwise a fine and bright copy."With the aqueous world of Undine Rackham found an opportunity to revive and develop his earlier art nouveau linear decorative drawing. especially in the need to incorporate waves and water currents in his pictures. He was thus able to connect a felicitious quality of decoration into his plates, was well as a new feeling for flat pattern which harks back to fin de siècle without being too openly mannered" (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p. 123)."Although the waves and eddies of Undine bear the mark of Art Nouveau, the work was still another step forward for Rackham, the unity of conception in the line drawings and the colour plates, the assertion of contrast in the moods of the heroine, rendering it a masterpiece of sympathetic understanding" (Hudson, p. 80).Latimore and Haskell p. 34. Riall p. 93.

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        Annotated Civil Code of Japan

      Butterworth, London 1909 - Vol. [4], first English translation of Japanese Civil Code, ex library gilt stamp on front, bound in original burgundy with gilt lettering along spine, minor damage to boards, otherwise good condition. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        The Road to Oz

      Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1909. First edition, first printing, printed on various tinted stocks of paper in Binding A (illustration stamped on back cover, publisher's imprint in upper- and lowercase). One of the very earliest copies off the press: "Toto on" on p. 34 and the numeral to p. 121 in perfect type, caption to p. 129 present. Only minor rubbing to spine printing with little of the usual loss, stamping on front and back boards also only slightly worn, hinges firm, PO's ink name to ownership page else internally clean. A Very Good or better copy. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: March Hare Books]
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        Autograph musical quotation signed "Umberto Giordano."

      - 1 page of a bifolium (ca. 136 x 179 mm). Dated Milano, January 26, 1909. In black ink.Three measures from Scene V of the Second Episode of Giordano's opera Marcella. Notated in treble clef on one hand-drawn staff. In 4/4 time. With text "Vedi anch'io l'amor conosco" underlaid.Minor browning, heavier to blank final page; creased at folds, with three short tears, and remnants of adhesive, not affecting quotation. Marcella, first performed at the Teatro Lirico in Milan on November 9, 1907 to a libretto by L. Stecchetti, H. Cain, and J. Adenis, is "a story of love and renunciation across the class barrier. Giordano handled the late Romantic, emotionally vehement idiom of the giovane scuola with ease and fluency, being particularly skilful in weaving into his scores elements of local and historical colour. His stage sense is always sure, and his vocal writing unfailingly effective." Julien Budden in Grove Music Online.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Rubàiyàt

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1909). Leather_bound. One volume. Quarto. Rubàiyàt of Omar Khayyàm Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. First Trade Edition. Twenty tipped in color plates with tissue guard. Bound by Bayntun in three quarter red morocco, cloth board, top edge gilt, spine with gilt decorations of grape leaf and the serpent wrapped around the chalice, gilt titles, raised bands. Very good.

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        The Sayings of Confucius. Original First Edition Translated by Leonard A. Lyall. Deluxe Copy.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1909 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 23*15.8cm, xiv+126p. Leather binding, covers rubbed, marble endpapers, top edge gilt, with clean, crisp pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Scofield Reference Bible. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Authorized Version

      Oxford University Press / American Branch. Hardcover. B000EY37T8 The Scofield Reference Bible. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Authorized Version; Good+ Black Buckram Hardcover with bright gilt titles; Original 1909 printing; by C.I. Scofield (Editor); Oxford University Press / American Branch; red page ends; small spot to page edge bottom edge; name to ffep dated 1909; color maps to back; some notation/writing to text; square solid copy; scarce First Edition . Good. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: AzioMedia.com]
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        Xylographies. Vorwort von Gérome Maesse (möglicherweise Pseudonym für A. Mérodack-Jeanneau, vgl. ars libri 125, 112)

      Paris, Tendances Nouvelles 1909 - Kl.-Fol., 7 Blätter mit 5 Tafeln nach Holzschnitten von W. Kandinsky, lose in Orig.-Umschlag. sauberes Exemplar, wie druckfrisch, Rücken papierbedingt im Falz angebrochen. (Roethel 54, 55, 59, 60, 66, 70, 71. Grohmann, S. 43 f. Hofstätter, S. 272-75 m. Abb. Spalek 2723. Manet to Hockney 25. Monod 6492. Katalog Kandinsky, Centre G. Pompidou, Paris 1984, S. 65 m. Abb. Weiss, Kandinsky in München, S. 126 f.) - Zusammenstellung früher graph. Arbeiten; nach „Gedichte ohne Worte“ die zweite Veröffentlichung Kandinskys. Ein Holzschnitt aus „Xylographies“ 1912 in „Der Sturm“ reproduziert, vgl. Brühl, S. 159 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vincere aut mori! Geschichte des Blücherhusaren-Regiments. Im dienstlcihen Auftrag und aus Anlaß des 150jährigen Bestehens des Regiments herausgegeben

       Ernst Siegfried Mittler, Bln., 1909. XII/675/90 S. mit 8 Bildnissen, 46 Skizzen und einem die Uniformen des Regiments behandelnden Anhange von Dr. Kling, original Halbleinen - Mit einem Anhang: Die hauptsächlichen Veränderungen der Uniformierung des Husaren-Regiments Fürst Blücher von Wahlstatt (Pomm.) Nr. 5 seit 1758 von Constantin Kling. Anhang zur Geschichte des Blücherhusaren-Regiments von Gerhard Pretzell - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Regimentsgeschichte

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        Bibliographia Botanica / Bibliographia Botanicae Supplementum. 2 Bände.

      Berlin Antiquariat W. Junk 1909/1916 8°, XVIII, 288 S.; 1 Bl., S. 289 - S. 1089, roter Kopfschnitt, Originalleinen. Inhalt: Mit einem Aufsatz von W. Junk: Die botanische Literatur vom bibliographischen Standpunkte / Acta / Historia / Auctores Ante-Linnaeani , C.A. Linnaeus / Scripta Miscellanea / Horti / Systema / Elementa / Ieonographiae / Phanerogamae / Cryptogamae / Anatomia et Physiologia / Pathologia / Geographia Planetarum. Flora / Planta Oeconomicae. Insgesamt gute Ausgabe dieses Standardwerks von Wilhelm Junk mit 30286 gelisteten Büchern. Einbände leicht berieben, Ecken leicht gestaucht, 2 Bl. mit kleinem Einriss, papierbedingt gebräunt, hinterer Vorsatz mit Kuli-Vermerk aus dem Jahr 1978: `the stock being destroyed by Gestapo`. Versand D: 3,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Hochgrebe]
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        Guest Book, 1977-1990, of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

      

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        The Art of Dwight W. Tryon: an Appreciation

      [New York: Printed by the Forest Press], 1909. First edition. Frontispiece, 19 tipped-in plates. 73 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Linen spine and gray boards. Fine. First edition. Frontispiece, 19 tipped-in plates. 73 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. INSCRIBED. This is the first book published on Tryon (1849-1925), who was a protégé of Detroit Arts patron Charles Lang Freer. Freer hired Caffin to write this book and promote the sales of Tyron's paintings Inscribed "To George Breed Zug, Esq/Dwight W. Tryon/Mch 31st 1918."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas

      

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        Ann Veronica; a modern love story

      T. Fisher Unwin, 1909 - Corners bruised, free end-papers a little browned, minor stain to front free end-paper, half-title and title, otherwise a very nice, bright copy in very scarce, somewhat frayed and rubbed dust-wrapper with loss of text at the upper panel, the spine panel sunned; book club label on rear pastedown H.G. Wells Society Bibliography 39 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Martin Eden, inscribed by London to his friend, Frank Hancock, with a small archive, including a 1910 letter from Hancock about the book

      

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        THE FABLES OF AESOP. Illustrated with 25 Drawings in Color by Edward J. Detmold [Printed from the Third Edition of Sir Roger L'Estrange's Translation of 1699.]

      Hodder & Stoughton 1909 - FIRST DETMOLD EDITION, 247/750 COPIES signed by the artist and printed in pale grey, 25 tipped-in colourprinted plates by Edward J. Detmold, pp. [210], 4to, original white buckram with upper board blocked and lettered in gilt to a design by Detmold, scarab device blocked in gilt to lower board and gently rubbed, backstrip lettered in gilt with a small amount of rubbing and faintly sunned, t.e.g., others untrimmed, endpapers with scarab device printed in grey, faint partial browning to free endpapers with bookplate to each front endpaper, very good.

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Die Groß-Schmetterlinge der Erde. 1. Abteilung: Fauna palaearctrica / Palaearktische Fauna (die Großschmetterlinge des Paläarktischen Faunengebietes: 4 Text- und 4 Tafelbände gebunden in 3 sehr kräftigen Halbledereinbänden).

      Stuttgart, Verlag des Seitzschen Werkes (Alfred Kernen) 1909 - Band 1 (1909): Rhopalocera palaearctica / Die palaearktischen Tagfalter (Textband: Seiten I - VIII + 2 Blätter Titelei + Seiten A - C + 379 Seiten; Tafelband: 2 Blätter + 89 kolorierte Tafeln mit 3.470 Figuren). Band 2 (1912): Bombyces et Sphinges palaearctica / Die palaearktischen Spinner und Schwärmer (Textband: VII Seiten + 2 Blätter Titelei + 479 Seiten; Tafelband: 2 Blätter + 56 kolorierte Tafeln mit 2.489 Figuren). Band 3 (1914): Noctuae palaearctica / Die palaearktischen eulenartigen Nachtfalter (Textband: 2 Blätter Titelei + III Seiten + 2 Blätter Titelei + 511 Seiten; Tafelband: IV Seiten + 75 kolorierte Tafeln mit 4.338 Figuren). Band 4 (1915): Geometrae palaearctica / Die palaearktischen spannerartigen Nachtfalter (Textband: 2 Blätter Titelei + (III) Seiten + 3 Blätter Titelei + V Seiten + 479 Seiten; Tafelband: IV Seiten + 25 kolorierte Tafeln mit 1.977 Figuren). Diese Bände sind hier gebunden wie folgt: Band I enthält die Textbände 1 und 2, Band II enthält die Textbände 3 und 4, Band III enthält die Tafelbände 1 bis 4 mit 246 Tafeln (Tafel 41 des 2. Bandes ist doppelt vorhanden) und aller n Vorstücken. Ca. 32 cm x ca. 25,5 cm, Rückenstärke zusammen ca. 18 cm, Gewicht zusammen ca. 12,7 kg. Alle Bände mit Schmuck-Vorsätzen und ringsum sehr kräftigem Rotschnitt. Sehr stabile Halbledereinbände der Zeit, die Rücken verziert und mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Deutsche Ausgabe. - In dieser Bindung sehr selten. Einbände etwas berieben oder bestoßen. Keine Einträge. Die ersten Blätter des 1. Bandes mit kleineren Randläsuren (weit entfernt vom Text), wenige Textblätter mit Knickspuren. Papier nahezu nicht gebräunt, nahezu nicht fleckig. Bindung der sehr schweren Bände gut und fest. Trotz der genannten kleinen Mängel wird der Zustand mit II nach der deutschen Schulnotenskala eingestuft. Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Zartman Family. First Edition, 1909.

      Lyon & Armor, Philadelphia 1909 - In addition to being much scarcer, the first edition contains approximately two hundred photographs on coated stock not to be found in the more common second edition. A fine copy in patterned boards over recent red quarter morocco. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 431 pages

      [Bookseller: Old Florida Bookshop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA]
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        Cherokee hymns

      Dwight Mission Press, Marble City, Okla. 1909 - 24mo, pp. 80, [6]; original blue printed wrappers (a little faded) bearing the imprint "Literature Department of the Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York City." About fine throughout. Title also in Cherokee, hymn titles also in English. The Dwight Mission was established in Arkansas among the Western Cherokees in 1820. When the Western Cherokees were moved to Indian Territory in 1828, Dwight Mission followed, and was reestablished on Sallisaw Creek by 1830. In 1900 Dwight Mission established a boarding school for Cherokees, with the Rev. Frederick L. Schaub serving as superintendent. The first edition appeared in 1906. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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