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        ILLUSTRATED REVIEW: TWENTY-FIRST INFANTRY, UNITED STATES ARMY, FORT LOGAN, COLORADO

      Engraved & Printed by The Smith-Brooks Company, Denver, Colorado 1909 - Embracing An Historical Sketch of the Movements and Operations of the Regiment since Organization. Roster of its Present Officers, Field, Staff and Line; Non-Commissioned Staff; Band: Companies A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, K, L, M and Detachment of the Hospital Corps. With Illustrations (photographs by W. M. Bevington, Denver). The Names of Veterans of the Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition now serving with the Regiment. And the Qualification of Marksmanship of the Enlisted Personnel. Written and compiled by Martin B. Russell, Private Company M. Twenty-First Infantry. Copyrighted by Medley & Russell. Very early piece written by the Pueblo, Colorado author of GUYS AND DOLLS. Page 4: "Soldiers," a poem written expressly for this publication by ALFRED DAMON RUNYON, Author of the "Songs of the Service," etc. At back, foldout panorama of Fort Carson, Colorado by W. M. Bevington. Original floral end papers. No writing or previous owners' names. Book's binding appears to have been conserved; reinforced to strengthen the light blue cloth binding. Book covers show light wear and water-staining. Covers have chipped corners. Ex-library marks on copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Colorado Artifactual]
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        Poupées électriques

      Edition originale pour laquelle il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers.binding en plein cartonnage gaufré noir, spine lisse, couvertures et spine conservés, binding signée de Goy & Vilaine.Envoi autographe signé de Filippo Tommaso Marinetti à son cher ami Bougnol.Quelques petites rousseurs. E. Sansot & Cie Paris 1909 11,5x19cm relié

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        Kashmir. Described by Sir Francis Younghusband, K.C.I.E. Painted by Major E. Molyneux, D.S.O.

      London: Adam and Charles Black 1909 - XV, 283 Textseiten plus 70 farbige Tafeln plus 1 Faltkarte, Fadenheftung, Format 16 x 22,8 cm, Original-Leinenband. * Erstausgabe. Vor jeder Farbtafel ein transparentes Schutzblatt mit dem Titel bzw. Bildunterschrift der Tafel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Die einfarbige Faltkarte am Schluß. Reich ornamentierter Jugendstil-Einband. Erhaltung: Der Rücken ist an den oberen und unteren Ecken gering beschabt. Auf dem ersten Blatt nach dem Titel ein Besitzereintrag mit Tinte (F. Grimm / Calcutta). Sonst keine nennenswerten Mängel. Insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar. ++++++++++++++ Gilt für alle Bilderbücher, Kinderbücher u. illustrierten Bücher: Sie können jederzeit per Mail weitere Abbildungen anfordern YOUNGHUSBAND / KASHMIR (EA 1909) - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kunze, Gernot, Versandantiquariat]
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        Aphrodite. Moeurs antiques. Quarante trois compositions dont cinq hors texte. Gravées sur bois en coloeurs par Ernest Florian.

      - Ferroud, Librairie des amateurs, Paris 1909. 4°, 43 compositions in colour by Raphaël Collin, engraved in wood by Ernest Florian, beautifully bound in private half vellum, spine richly gilt, all edges gilt, signed: Jakob Baden. no. 215 of 354 copies on Japan Paper. bind dyre bøger fransk illustrated books illustrerede bøger korrektur. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
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        SONNETS

      [No place]: Privately Printed, 1909. Quarto. Quarter white cloth backed blue-grey paper over boards. Corners slightly bruised, tiny ink blot and a few thumb smudges at extreme fore-edge of upper board, collector's bookplate (by Rockwell Kent) on front pastedown, but a very good or better copy. First edition thus, being one of fifty copies printed on handmade paper for private distribution by the author. As often in copies of this book, there is a textual alteration in Sassoon's hand in the poem, "Immortality" on p.11. With Sassoon's presentation inscription on the front free endsheet: "To Mr. W.L. Mollison - with kindest regards from Siegfried Sassoon October '09." An excellent association copy: Mollison was the senior tutor at Clare, who having read some of Sassoon's poems in manuscript, encouraged him to enter the competition for the Chancellor's medal, and to undertake publication, leading to the privately printed POEMS of 1906 (see Egremont, p.33). Of the seventeen sonnets printed herein, six are new and eleven appear in "drastically" revised form from their appearance in the earlier SONNETS AND VERSES (1909), which was destroyed by Sassoon but for two or three copies. Ten of these sonnets were again reprinted in 1911, but again in considerably revised form. KEYNES A4.

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        [Autograph Letter, Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), to Mrs. Hookway]

      Stormfield, Redding, CT, 1909. two panels of a folded oblong quarto sheet of letterhead. In ink, ca. 200 words. Mounted, with upper outer corner of first panel torn away, costing the year, and one word and a couple of letters; tanned from having been framed at some point, with a group of small drop-marks on upper panel, not affecting legibility, otherwise good. To "Dear Mrs. Hookway," evidently a teacher involved in the staging of children's dramatic productions: "I have been deeply moved [by] your letter ... you must be the happies[t] woman 'on live' - to borrow the quaint phrase of the Arthur-Tales - because you are so NEAR to the children; so near to so MANY children; so haloed with them, so submerged in them, so sat round about with a glory of them ... If I were going to begin life over again I would have a Children's Theatre, & watch it, & work for it, & see it grow, & blossom, & bear its rich moral & intellectual fruitage; & I should get more pleasure, & a saner & healthier profit, out of my vocation than I should ever be able to get out of any other, constituted as I am ...." He praises an article about her endeavor that he has read, and thanks her in anticipation of receipt of some photographs she is sending. Signed: "Sincerely Yours S.L. Clemens."

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        Life of Napoleon Bonaparte.

      New York: The Century Company, 1909 - 4 volumes, quarto. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Small remnant alongside the gutter from the original front free endpaper to the verso of the frontispiece in volume 1, an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and numerous monochrome illustrations. First published in 1896. William Milligan Sloane was professor of history at Princeton University, and editor of both the Political Science Quarterly and the American Historical Review. In conversation, the late John Sandler, pre-eminent British Napoleonic collector, revealed that Sloane had been the cornerstone of his remarkable collection, purchased by him at the age of 7 from a bouquiniste on the Embankment.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909

      London: William Heinemann, 1909. 2 volumes. First edition. Portrait frontispiece, 12 color plates, numerous black and white plates, 3 maps and panoramas in rear pocket. Tall, thick 8vo, publisher?s original dark blue cloth with silver pictorial vignette and lettering on upper covers, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g. xlviii, 371; xv, 419 (including extensive appendices, index). A very good and handsome set. The spine panels with some mellowing and a bit of chipping at the head and tail. SCARCE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION OF ERNEST SHACKLETON?S FAMOUS 2-YEAR EXPEDITION AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT WORK IN THE ANTARCTIC OEUVRE. Shackleton?s narrative of the ?Nimrod? voyage and expedition of 1907-1909 is not only one of the classics of Polar exploration, but a great read in its own right. Shackleton had three goals for the mission and divided the company into three groups: one would set out to reach the Pole, another to plant a flag at the South Magnetic Pole, and the third to explore the Ross Barrier. This ambitious program was kept faithfully in the foreground, and although it was not possible to fulfill every detail of it, the mission is regarded as a a triumphant success. ?Men go out into the void spaces of the world for various reasons. Some are incited simply by a love of adventure, some have a keen thirst for scientific knowledge, and others are drawn away from trodden paths by the ?lure of little voices,? the mysterious fascination of the unknown. I think that in my own case it was a combination of these factors that determined me to try my fortune once again in the frozen south... ?The DISCOVERY expedition [1901-1903] had brought back a great store of information, and had performed splendid service in several important branches of science. I believed that a second expedition could carry the work still further. ...The southern limits of the Great Ice Barrier plain had not been defined... It was important to the scientific world that information should be gained regarding the movement of the ice-sheet that forms the Barrier. Then I wanted to discover what lay beyond the mountains to the south of latitude 82 17? and whether the Antarctic continent rose to a plateau similar to the one found by Captain Scott beyond the western mountains.? Shackleton goes on to discuss the possibilities for discoveries in the fields of meteorology, zoology, mineralogy and general geology, atmospheric electricity, tidal movements, hydrography, etc. The work as a whole touches upon all these fields and more, providing an extensive account of Shackleton?s Antarctic adventure from the preparation and supplies to accounts of daily travel and discovery. A copy preserved in its original decorated cloth bindings of this increasingly scarce set.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Evangelische Kirchen und Pffärhauserr [Signed]

      Verlag von Gerhard Kuhtmann, 1909, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, First edition. A Very Good to Very Good + copy of this documentation of German Churches, housed in the original large portfolio case (some spotting to the case), SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR AS FOLLOWS: "Seinem verehrten Freunde herrn Superintendent Vüsted Z.T.F. Der Verfasser 12.4.19" [written by the author in Sütterlin-style which was created by the Berlin graphic artist L. Sütterlin (1865-1917), who modeled it on the style of handwriting used in the old German Chancery. This style of writing was taught in German schools from 1915 to 1941.] Translated to English, the inscription reads as follows: "His honoured friend mister Superintendent Vüsted Z.T.F The author 12.4.19." Rudolph Eberhard Hillebrand (1840 - 1924) was a renowned German architect, building general contractor, architectural lecturer and educator, and city planer and building inspector. This portfolio, measuring approximately 18" tall x 13" wide x 1" thick or 45.7, 33, 2.54cm, contains a section of introductory text followed by sixty individual sheets (each measuring approximately 17" x 12.5" or 43.2, 31.8cm) presenting photographic plates and architectural illustrations of Churches in Germany, each in excellent condition with some foxing to the outer margin edges. Having an excellent Provenance, this copy comes from the Estate of Russian landscape painter and muralist Vladimir Pavlovich Shkurkin and bears his name stamp to the top of the title page. An excellent set, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY RUDOLPH EBERHARD HILLEBRAND. QUITE SCARCE INDEED. PLEASE NOTE: BUYER'S POSTAGE COSTS WILL EXCEED THE AMOUNT QUOTED BY THIS SITE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Immortals' Great Quest: Translated from an Unpublished Manuscript in the Library of a Continental University

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1909 - A utopian novel by an Irish cleric describing a trip to Venus, where (as John Clute notes) "a large population has resided in a state of happy non-Christian socialism for many thousands of years." The book was originally published pseudonymously in 1891 as History of a World of Immortals without a God. Bleiler, p. Sargent, p.89. Ownership signature of J. Archibald Legg, dated 1909. A fine copy. Rare.

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        The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

      Published by Frederick Warne& Co. London, 1909. This First Edition is in Near Fine condition without a dustjacket, with the only flaws being some slight bumping to the board corners and spine ends and a slightly weakend spine due to age. Apart from this, the copy is in lovely condition and would be a great addition to any Beatrix Potter collection. It is rarely found in such lovely condition!

      [Bookseller: Everlasting Editions]
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        Exlibris: Frau Emma Bacher.

      [Wien], o. J. [1909]. OBlatt [9,4 x 7,8 cm]. Monogrammiert \"OK\". Vgl. den Aufsatz \"Die Exlibris der Prinzipalin\" von F. Eder in: Exlibris 2004. - Montagespur a. Rückseite, schönes Exemplar. - Kokoschka (1886 - 1980), studierte an der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule bei A. von Kenner, C. O. Czeschka und B. Löffler, ab 1907 Mitarbeit in der Wiener Werkstätte, ab 1910 an der Zeitschrift \"Sturm\" in Berlin, 1919-23 Professor an der Dresdner Akademie, später ausgedehnte Reisen durch Europa, Nordafrika und den Nahen Osten. 1934-38 in Prag tätig, emigrierte von dort nach London. 1953 ließ sich Kokoschka in Villeneuve nieder. In seinem Frühwerk geprägt vom linearen Stil der Wiener Secession (\"Die träumenden Knaben\", Versdichtung 1908 mit eigenen Farblithographien), erlangte er besonders aufgrund seiner Mitarbeit am \"Sturm\" bereits früh internationale Anerkennung als bedeutender Vertreter des Expressionismus (Porträt von A. Loos, 1909; \"Windsbraut\", 1914). (Zitat nach Aeiou). Versand D: 7,00 EUR Exlibris; Kunst

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        The Water Babies A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby

      London, Macmillan & Co.,, 1909. Quarto. Bound in publisher's full vellum, gilt titles to spine, gilt pictorial motif to front board, complete with ties, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With thirty two tipped in mounted colour plates. General shelf wear to spine and boards, otherwise in very good condition. Large paper "Edition De Luxe", one of only 260 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        MAP OF THE SHOOTING DISTRICTS LYING BETWEEN HANGCHOW-NANKINGWUHU AND SHANGHAI. C

      [Shanghai 1909]. Green cloth covers, map opens to 1 m. 20 x. 76 cm., linen backed, folds down to 16 x 20 cm., colored,key. very clean. Exceptionally R A R E. A GRAND FOLDING MAP OF THE SHANGHAI & OTHER SHOOTING AREAS With mileage chart, railway lines, creeks, canals, towns, pagodas, swamps, provincial boundaries, Shanghai tide table. * Subtitle: continued: Brought completely up to date with the inclusion of all Railways open and projected and the Names of Principal Towns Romanized according to the revised regulations of the Imperial Chinese Post Office, names in Chinese Characters in the Mandarin dialect by Helen E. Mann, 1909. ** A grand and large articulating map, shows the big area includes: Nanking at the upper left; Soochow, and the Yangtze at the top right; Wuhu at far left, Taihu Lake in the center; Shanghai at far right; Hangchow at and the Hangchow Bay at the bottom; with a tiny village of Ihsen at the far left bottom. A good number of mountains, hills and rice-land paddy shown, as well as rivers and creeks. * The map was essentially designed by & for foreigners to locate the best shooting areas with railroad transportation lines noted. Game areas, roads, "conspicuous tree," villages, are shown with landmarks. Nicely executed in color. * This map is also an excellent and most early area map showing Shanghai & Yangtze estuary. Frame able, and suitable for display. * Maps of this vintage, subject and size are always R A R E ! * FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THIS OBSCURE GEM. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        ANN VERONICA (First Edition, Inscribed and in Original 1909 Dust Jacket)

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. Wells, H. G. Wells. ANN VERONICA. A Modern Love Story. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET, INSCRIBED. ANN VERONICA was Wells' most infamous novel which, of all his hundred plus published works, caused the most public outrage and condemnation. The publisher's brick-red volume is bright and nearly fine save for some shelf-wear and two tiny spots of discoloration to the very bottom edge. The exceedingly rare dust jacket (first we've seen) is complete; it has been reinforced with archival tape on the inside as three inner folds have split and it also sports three evenly-spaced pieces of tape (now dried and inoffensive) on each of the flaps. Despite the DJ's fragile nature, it has commendable shelf appeal. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author to Willard Wiener (1900-1982), the American author who wrote "Four Boys and a Gun" in 1944, later adapted as a film noir. Using the printed title of "Ann Veronica. A Modern Love Story" as a preface to his holograph inscription, Wells continues thus in black ink: "which scandalized England in 1909 & seems very mild stuff indeed (after Hemingway and all that)/ to Willard Wiener in 1940." Underneath signed in full "H. G. Wells." A compelling inscription; the mention of Hemingway seems (at least to us) both remarkable and especially desirable. ANN VERONICA created indignation and furor in 1909 because of the feminist actions and attitudes of the heroine and also because of the affair Wells was having with Amber Reeves, the woman who inspired the novel's eponymous character. It was considered a scandalous novel by many (not just because the "sinners" were granted a happy ending) and was denounced as "capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it" according to one appalled contemporary reviewer. Hammond A5. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Lehrbuch des Ersten Wiener Zuschneider-Vereines für Herren-Garderobe.

      Wien, Verlag des Ersten Wiener Zuschneider-Vereines, 1909. 2. Aufl. Text und 228 Schnittmuster auf Tafeln, 115 Seiten, Folio°, OHLdr. Einband etwas berieben und angestaubt, durchgehend fingerfleckig, insgesamt guter und sauberer Zustand, ----------------------------------------------------------- Inhalt: Taillen-Röcke, Sakkos, Paletots, Staatskleider (von der Dienstuniform bis zum Matrosenhemd, Malteser-Uniform, Richtertalar, ...), Livree-Kleidung, Militärkleidung (Waffenrock, Galarock, Arrila, Bluse, Uniformmantel,...), Konstruktion der Beinkleider. Handarbeit/Basteln, Schneiderei

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Original red cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt to spine and front cover, patterned endpapers. 20 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Pencilled gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly sunned, light foxing to edges and endleaves, a little wear to spine ends and tips. An excellent copy. The best Dulac edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce Complete Set, 12 Volumes

      The Neale Publishing Company 1909 - 1909-1912. Blue cloth library binding by the National Library Bindery Company in Atlanta, but no library stamps or marks. Gilt lettering on spine. Subtle patterned endpapers. Volume 1 Frontispiece is a portrait of Ambrose Bierce by Campbell and with tissue guard present. This limited edition set is #5 of 250 SIGNED and numbered sets, signed and numbered by Bierce on volume 1's limitation page. All volumes are faintly sunned and worn on spines, but overall in excellent condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Lady Bookstore]
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        AUS VERGANGENHEIT UND GEGENWART DER JUDEN UND DER JÜDISCHEN GEMEINDEN IN DEN POSENER LANDEN NACH GEDRUCKTEN UND UNGEDRUCKTEN QUELLEN, 2 Bände, Vollständig.

      Selbstverlag, Koshmin/Bromberg 1909 - Solide Leineneinbände , Rücken leicht stockfleckig, jedoch materiell sehr gut erhalten. Hochwertiges Glanzpapier. ERSTER BAND: 2 Teile in einem. Dekoratives Titelblatt, 560 Seiten. Erster Teil: Allgemeine Geschichte. Zweiter Teil ; Geschichte der Gemeinden von Adelnau bis Köben in 48 Abschnitten.mit zahlreichen Fotos/Abbildungen, Fußnoten zugeordnet. ZWEITER BAND; Paginiert von Seite 561 bis 1034 (Schluß): Geschichte der Gemeinden von Krotoschin (Abschnitt 49) bis Zydowo (Abschnitt 130). Papier von Seiten 881 bis 920 etwas dunkler. Mit Verzeichnis der Abbildungen (Porträts und Gebäude). Eine einmalige Chronik , eine Beschreibung von zahlreichen kleinen Ortschaften und ihren jüdischen Bewohnern in der Provinz Posen, sehr guter Zustand.+++ A genuinly rare and complete alphabetical chronic of jewry of Posen-province ( Poznan, Pozna, Poyzn/West-Prussia, nowadays Poland) privately published in 1909. A cloth-bound (some foxing on books-boards) 2 volumes-set, altogether 1034 pages (some pages slightly age-darkened in 2nd volume). clean, no scribbling, photos and illustrations, excellent condition. +++ 15 x 23 cm, 1,65 kg. +++ Stichwörter: Judaica Raität Rara Chronik Heimatkunde Genealogie Privatdruck Familienkunde Westpreussen Verzeichnis Jüdische Geschichte Polen Polonia Gewicht in Gramm: 1650 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Undine

      Heinemann, London 1909 - A beautiful copy of this lovely book, bound in cream gold decorated boards Signed Limited Edition Number 677 of 1000. With the bookplate of The Hon Mountstuart Elphinstone to inside front cover. With coloured frontispiece and 14 more tipped in ,tissue guarded colour plates. Slight scratchmarks to rear cover, front ribbon detached but present, rear ribbon still attached. A nice crisp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Roosevelt That I Know; Ten Years Of Boxing - And Other Memories Of Famous Fighting Men; Edited By F. N. H.

      New York: B. W. Dodge Publishing Company, 1909. Signed limited edition, Copy #240. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo; pp. 234; Frontispiece portrait and twenty black and white cartoons and photographs; burgundy cloth decorated with boxing gloves in blind and lettered in gilt; Overall minor wear, a tight clean copy, previous owner's name on the front paste-down. Scarce! A significant contribution to the TR minutia as well as to the literature of boxing, much on John L. Sullivan. Signed by Donovan on the limitation page.

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        The Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm.

      London: Constable & Company Ltd.,, 1909. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge red. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 39 plates with printed tissue-guards, illustrations throughout. Spine panel a little faded, edges slightly rubbed, occasional spotting to contents. An excellent copy. First Rackham edition, first impression.

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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated By Arthur Rackham. Translated By Mrs. Edgar Lucas.

      London: Constable & Company, 1909. original gilt decorated red cloth hardcover,40 fine tipped in tissue guarded colour plates (correct as called for),decorative endpapers,325 pages,faint circular mark to front cover,contemporary name and date to top of half title page,spine a little faded,extremities a little rubbed otherwise an attractive very good clean and COMPLETE copy that has had no cleaning or restoration.. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC. 1st Edition De Luxe - 2 Volumes

      William Heinemann, 1909. First Edition. Vellum. Good/No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition, Edition De Luxe; Rare and important first edition of this Special Limited Large Paper Issue of Shackleton?'s British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-1909, Number 94 of only 300 published. 2 Volumes; Vol I & II bound in full vellum, brown ribbon bookmark, small embossed gilt figures of two penguins on front of both volumes. Printed on specially made Van Gelder paper watermarked, "1907 B A E 1909". Vol I xlviii, 372pp, 112 plate leaves, plus 111 diagrams in text, tissue paper guards over frontispiece and the color plates bearing titles in brown ink; Vol II, xvi, 419pp, 102 plate leaves, plus 38 diagrams in text; 1 folding page depicting 2 panoramas, 3 folding maps in rear pocket, tissue paper guards over frontispiece and the color plates bearing titles in brown ink; Vol III, THE ANTARCTIC BOOK: Winter Quarters 1907-1909 MISSING. Shackleton first gained fame as a member of Scott?'s 1901-2 expedition, and in August 1907 he left London as commander of his own expedition, popularly known as the "Nimrod" Expedition and renowned "for having reached within 97 miles of the South Pole (almost four years before Amundsen and Scott achieved the Pole itself) This expedition established Shackleton as a bona-fide English hero," having discovered the Polar Plateau and accomplishing the first attainment of the Magnetic South Pole, as well as the first ascent of Mt. Erebus—fully outdistancing his predecessors to a degree unequalled in the history of polar exploration. ( Books on Ice 7.4) On Shackleton?'s return to England, he was knighted by Edward VII, who considered the expedition "the greatest geographical event of his reign" (Huntford, 298). Shackleton would later recall the expedition as "high adventure, strenuous days, lonely nights, unique experiences, and above all, records of unflinching determination, supreme loyalty, and the generous self-sacrifice on the part of my men" ( South ). Some damp staining, wrinkling to pages but overall a good copy. Extra photos available upon request. Special Limited Edition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; 1900-1920; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 268. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1909 - 1909 Original Hardback Wisden

      1909. Hi, Here we have a rare 1909 Original Hardback Wisden, in Good Condition. The 14th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to the front and spine and 100% original. The boards are very good, odd few marks, the hinges are strong but there has been some restoration to the inside on the front board, it looks like it has had an exowners book-plate removed and so look worn. Else the yellow inside pages are very bright. Light foxing and an excellent photoplate. A rare Wisden.

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        ANNAL OF CHINESE FACIAL PHYSIOGNOMY: A Hanging Scroll of Chinese Divination & Re

      [China ca. 20th century]. A hanging scroll, very good, 34 x. 95 cm., image 32.5 x 21.5 cm., mounted on buff silk, small. mend on lower part of silk, image not affected, else solid,. 3 cinnabar chops/seal. OBSCURE AND RARE WORK. OBSCURE 20TH CENTURY REPRINT OF A SUNG DYNASTY WORK The work shows two faces: one female [right], one male [left], and are both woodblock printed on two joined sheets, then the whole is mounted on an attractive hanging scroll, with silk additions. * This exact work was used to illustrated item 110, p. 127-8 in Ecke's work: CHINESE FOLK ART II: see below for bibliographic citation. We now quote and summarize what she stated about this work: "The woman's face is divided in half vertically by thirteen horizontally placed sections of Chinese characters, which vary in the number of individual characters they contain. The characters are terms of physiognomy and a reading of the history of the woman's life, past, present and future, can be taken from the sections. The characters on the man's face also denote a reading. Around the center of his face, between the eyes & above the bridge of the nose, are twelve sections which encircled the words. The physiognomic terms for this man are numbered. From the placement of the characters on his face, one can read about the people in his life, including his relatives, and about his own health and fortune. Below the facial diagrams are definitions of the terms." * PROVENANCE: The work was acquired directly from Prof. Richard C. Rudolph [1909-2003] the late, great author, professor and scholar of Chinese studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. His cinnabar chop is found in the lower center. * As per Ecke, this work was mounted as a hanging scroll or Kakejiku in the Japanese style. It has delicate pale yellow silk brocade mounting with a beige silk above that. It is likely that Prof. Rudolph collected these silks in China during his 1948-49 collecting trip. Google him for copious details. * ABOUT THE SEALS OR CHOPS: This copy was loaned to Ecke for her book and used in the exhibition at LACMA [see below for more details]. Our copy is the actual one exhibited in the book, Prof. Rudolph affixed his seals to it prior to sale as was his habit. * THE SCROLL & MOUNTING: As per Ecke, this work was mounted as a hanging scroll or Kakejiku in the Japanese style, it is 34 cm. wide, 95 cm. long in all. The actual image is 31.5 x 32 cm. and consists of actually two images joined together. The mounting silk is a pale yellow brocade with beige silk above that, a very clean, nice mounting. It is likely that Prof. Rudolph collected these silks in China during his 1948-49 book buying trip. Google him for copious details. * For a more in-depth discussion of this Chinese medical practice, see Lessa below who illustrates a similar male face on p.51 fig. #5, and throughout several very similar examples. He explains the thirteen parts in much detail. The whole of chapter 4 is on the face and head, he also offers much valuable insight to the significance of reading the face and its associated meanings. * The Chinese have reduced the reading of facial attributes to a medical science, per Lessa: "No people have exceeded the Chinese in their efforts to determine character and destiny by the very scrutiny of the body itself. In China the documentation is ancient and begins at the time before that of Confucius [220 B.C.]." He also discusses the "Six Treasuries, Three Forces and Three Sections;" also the "Five Planets, Six Stars, Five Mountains, and Four Rivers;" the "Twelve Temples and Five Senses;" in facial line reading. The "Thirteen Parts" resembles our example in that half of the face is covered with explanatory text covering these "parts." All were extracted from Ku China, 1728. He further details on pp.54-55 the meanings of lines on the face, marks and significance. Moles, ear, eye, nose, eye brow and forehead also has their various readings. This text supports the information found on this set of prints we now offer. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: * Tseng Yu-ho Ecke: CHINESE FOLK ART I, see #58, p.90, 91 which again cites and illustrates this exact work. * Tseng Yu-ho Ecke: CHINESE FOLK ART II: page 127 illustrates this exact item offered, see our scan for a copy of this article and example her # 110. * Another identical example is found, illustrated & described in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Member's Calendar July 1977, vol.14, no.7. This example is again the one used in the Ecke book, loaned to her by Prof. Rudolph, ergo this item offered. * William A. Lessa: CHINESE BODY DIVINIATION: Its Forms, Affinities, and Functions. This resource is valuable as it illustrates and discusses in much detail this sort of print and its significance. See chapter 4, pp.41-88, and figures [plates] 1-17. * A very fascinating item and unusual subject, seldom found on the market. The current example is an obscure 20th century reprint of the Sung Dynasty original. Suitable for library display. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        COMPENDIUM OF HISTORY REMINISCENCE AND BIOGRAPHY OF WESTERN NEBRASKA, CONTAINING A HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEBRASKA

      Alden Publishing Co., 1909., 1909. First edition. Original full brown morocco with title in gilt on front and spine. AEG. 1135pp. Numerous portraits and plates. Index. "Embracing an account of Early Explorations, Early Settlement, Indian Occupancy, Indian History and Traditions, Territorial and State Organizations; a review of the Political History; and a concise History of the Growth and Development of the State." "Also a Compendium of Reminiscence of Western Nebraska, Containing Biographical Sketches of Hundreds of Prominent Old Settlers and Representative Citizens of Western Nebraska with a review of their life work; their identity with the growth and development of the Region; Reminiscences of Personal History and Pioneer Life and other Interesting and Valuable Matter which should be preserved in History." An unsurpassed compilation of biographies and reminiscences of nearly 2000 early settlers of Western Nebraska. "Reminiscence and Biography:" pages 121-1135. A beautiful, bright, and tight volume. Original binding with some minor professional restoration to corners and spine, and reinforcement of inner hinges. Very scarce--rare; especially in this condition.

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        Lettres de Champollion Le Jeune, recueillies et anotées par H. Hartleben. Tome I: Lettres écrites d'Italie. Tome II: Lettres et journaux écrits pendant le voyage d'Egypte (complete set)

      Ernest Leroux, Paris 1909 - Very rare complete set of 2 volumes. Bibliothèque égyptologique 30 & 31 ("Comprenant les œuvres des égyptologues français dispersées dans divers recueils et qui n'ont pas encore été réunies jusqu'à ce jour"). Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1909. First edition. In-8, ix & 445 pages. Modern red half-leather. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

      New York: The Century Company,, 1909. 4 volumes, quarto. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and numerous monochrome illustrations. Small remnant alongside the gutter from the original front free endpaper to the verso of the frontispiece in volume 1, an excellent copy. First published in 1896. William Milligan Sloane was professor of history at Princeton University, and editor of both the Political Science Quarterly and the American Historical Review. In conversation, the late John Sandler, pre-eminent British Napoleonic collector, revealed that Sloane had been the cornerstone of his remarkable collection, purchased by him at the age of 7 from a bouquiniste on the Embankment.

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        The Wind in the Willows

      Metheun, UK 1909 - 3rd Edition 1909. Recently fully bound up in full calf leather, gilt to page edges and with hand marbled endpapers. The Book is fine and very bright. Contents good with dusty and rough cut page edges. Original front cover bound into the rear. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 10352 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        „Marine-Galerie“. Die Entwicklung der Schiffahrt. In 300 farbigen Kunstdruck-Sammel-Karten, nach den Gemälden des Marinemalers Christopher Rave. (Umschlag-Untertitel: 8000 Jahre Schiffahrt in Wort und Bild).

      Berlin, Verlag Heinrich Assmus & Co., o. J. (1909). 8°. Mit 300 lose beil. farb. Orig.-Postkarten. 67 (1) S., Illustr.-OKart. Erstausgabe. - Der bedeutende Marinemaler Christopher Rave (1881-1933) stellte sich die Aufgabe, eine Geschichte der Seefahrt über 8000 Jahre in 300 Ölgemälden zu malen, womit er von 1900 bis 1909 beschäftigt war. 1911 stellte er seine 300 Gemälde der Seefahrtsgeschichte in Hamburg aus. Ein Postkartenverlag reproduzierte alle Gemälde und veröffentlichte sie als vorliegende „Marine-Galerie“, welche vollständig wie vorliegend heute nahezu unauffindbar ist. - Die erste Karte verso braunfleckig, die letzte mit Randausriss mit etwas Bildverlust, sonst die Karten nur vereinzelt an den Rändern etw. bestoßen. Das Textheft mit der Beschreibung der einzelnen Karten alt gestempelt u. etw. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Buchblock gebrochen u. dadurch gelockert. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Rave, „Marine-Galerie“. Die Entwicklung der Schiffahrt. In 300 farbigen Kunstdruck-Sammel-Karten, nach den Gemälden des Marinemalers Christopher Rave. (Umschlag-Untertitel: 8000 Jahre Schiffahrt in Wort und Bild), Marine, Seefahrt, Schifffahrt, Schiffahrt, Kriegsmarine, Schiffe, Kunstkarte, Kunstkarten, AK, Alte Ansichtskarte, Ansichtskarten, Postkarte, Postkarten

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        State of New York; Messages from the Governers (11 Vol, Complete)

      J. B. Lyon, Albany, New York 1909 - Eleven Volumes, complete, married set, orig tan cloth with leather pastedowns. Probably a fine set, I note one pastedown cornet was loose, now repasted w/ archival glue, 2 places where there was a small, like 1/32 dink on the top of a few pages, otherwise, solid fine condition, tight and square, bright, unmarked page stock, no disruption to covers, largely unread. Price includes allowance for shipping, set weighs approx 45 pounds, will be sent in two boxes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas

      Doubleday, Page & Co, New York 1909 - 40 tipped-in color plates (including frontis) with captioned tissue guards, xv, 325p. Recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in red leather. Original endpapers preserved when rebound. A few finger marks and just a hint of foxing. No Jacket. Colorful original endpapers preserved when this was rebound. 1st American Trade Edition of the 1909 edition with the revised, redrawn and re-colored Rackham illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ["That place is mine" - Original artwork for H. Rider Haggard's "Morning Star"]

      n.p.: the artist, 1909. 9.5x13.5 inch illustration board with beautifully rendered gouache and pencil illustration, signed "Michael 1909" at lower left corner, a pen note on the back indicating "Morning Star p. 198." This image was indeed used for the color plate facing page 198 in Haggard's novel, a fantasy set in ancient Egypt. This was one of three plates in the book, the scene depicted here portraying the blonde queen Neter-Tua just after she has claimed the throne of Egypt, enraging Prince Abi and his dusky acolytes. AC Michael's illustrations captivated a generation of readers, but the original artwork for these illustrations appears on the market very infrequently. The piece at hand is the same work that was sold in 1982 by the George S. MacManus Company for $650.

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        THE GREAT SEA-HORSE

      Boston: Little Brown, 1909. 8vo. 1 of 300 copies on hand-made paper. With 24 color plates. Very good in scarce dustjacket.

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        Odysseia.

      Printed at the University Press, Oxford 1909 - ONE OF 225 COPIES, 4to, ff. [3, blank], [227], [3, blank]. Printed on handmade paper in black and red with Proctor's 'Otter' Greek typeface. Original quarter linen, light blue boards, paper label to spine, untrimmed, original board slipcase. Paper label just a little darkened and rubbed, a little light foxing to boards (otherwise quite fresh), slipcase repaired in two places with paper tape. The second book printed with Robert Proctor's famous 'Otter' Greek typeface, based on the Greek type cut for the Complutensian Polyglot Bible in 1514. Radically different from most previous Greek typefaces - geometrically rounded and evenly weighted instead of calligraphic - it saw relatively little use, having been cut in just one (large) size suitable only for fine press work. The Oxford University Press, to which the types came following their first use, an Oresteia printed at the Chiswick Press in 1904 (shortly after Proctor's untimely disappearance), did not often find uses for it - this Odyssey was followed by a slim volume containing a speech from Thucydides two decades later, and a Four Gospels in 1932 - but Monotype New Hellenic, significantly inspired by Proctor's work, is still a standard typeface for the Cambridge University Press. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arnold Böcklin-Konvolut zum Tode des Künstlers (16.1.1901). 3 Orig.-Photographien (Albumin), eine Abdankungsrede, 2 Zeitungs-Titelblätter, 1 Korrekturfahne, «Die Woche»,.

       Insgesamt in gutem Zustand, 1 Photographie fleckig - Portraitansicht aus dem Atelier Franz Hanfstaengel. München. Eine weitere von Julius Kraut. Verlagsanstalt Bruckmann. München (= Münchener Potraits Nr. 23). - Eine Aufnahme zeigt Böcklin im Familein - u. Freundeskries im Garten seines Wohnhauses «Zur Eidmatte; an der Forchstrasse nahe dem Kreuzplatz in Zürich. Nach Carlo Böcklin «Zweite Hälfte der 80er Jahre» (aus « Neben meiner Kunst». 1909. [S.193]. Die Abbildung zeigt von links nach rechts: Clara Bruckmann-Böcklin (älteste Tochter Böcklins. verh. m. Peter Bruckmann. Bildhauer). Arnold Böcklin. Dr. Karl Müllenhoff (Berlin). Angela Böcklin-Pascucci (Böcklins Ehefrau). Angela Böcklin (Zweite Tochter Böcklins). Frau Müllenhoff. Dr. Müllenhoff war Vorsitzender (1886-1888) des Vereins für Luftschiffahrt in Berlin. d sich Böcklin intensiv mit Flugstudien beschäftigte. Im Sommer Jahr 1882 u. 1883 scheiterten Flugversuche mit einem aus Bambusstäben u. Leinenplanen selbstgebastelten Flugapparat. - Abdankungsrede (8°. 8 S.) von Pfarrer Dr. Eugen Lessing. gehalten am 18.1.1901 in Florenz. - Titelseiten der «Basler Nachrichten» vom 11.2.1901 mit einem Bericht über Böcklins Bestattung. - «Der Bund» vom 17./18. 1. 1901 mit einem Gedicht von J. V. Widmann (1842 - 1911). Schweizer Journalist u. Schriftsteller. dieses signiert. - Eine Korrekturfahne (diese von Widmann monogramiert). - «Die Woche». Heft 4. 26 1. 1901 widmet dem Ableben des Künstlers 4 Seiten. Arnold Böcklin (1827-1901). Schweizer Maler. Zeichner. Grafiker und Bildhauer des Symbolismus. lebte immer wieder länger in Italien wo er auch verstarb und beerdigt wurde. [Dank an Dr. Hans Holenweg vom Böcklin-Archiv für seine kompetente Ergänzungen.] Versand D: 20,00 EUR Kunst - Monographien Photographie

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        The Fables of Aesop

      A beautifully illustrated copy of The Fables of Aesop, illustrated by Edward J. Detmold. Published by Hodder and Stoughton, London. 1909. This book is in fine condition, with all it's illustrations, although some are coming slightly unstuck this is easily fixed. There is some slight spotting and ageing to some of the pages, and a very minor lean to the spine, otherwise this is a lovely clean copy of a beautiful version of the classic fables bound in original maroon cloth with gilt gold lettering and decorations and an inset front piece illustration of a monkey and two travellers. This copy would be a worthwhile addition to any collection of fine binding and special edition books.

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        African Game Trails

      Scribner's, NY 1909 - An account of the African wanderings of an American Hunter / Naturalist. 534 pp, ill. 1910. First Edition of this famous hunting book. Very nice vg+ to near fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Regles de Route en Mer

      Vve Ferdinand Larcier, Editeur, 26-28 Rue des Minimes, Bruxelles, 1909 - 549 Seiten mit zahlreichen Figuren, z.B. Schifstypen, Abb. von Segelschiffen, Schiffsquerschnitten, faltbares Klappbild des Turbinenschiffs Princesse Elisabeth, Querschnitt eines Kriegsschiffes,Falttafel von Navigationsmanövern, farbige Abbildung von Schiffslaternen (3 Seiten),farbige Abbildungen von Schiffssignalen (8Seiten), diverse Abbildungen zum Fischfang mit Netzen, Abb. von Signalhörnern (2Seiten), 9 Abb. von Seglern (Handels- und Kriegssegler,sowie diversen Diagrammen. Marmorierter Halbledereinband mit Lederecken. Der Pappeinband in grün marmoriert. Unten auf dem Lederrücken befindet sich ein kleines Papierschildchen, vermutlich aus der Bibliothek des Seeamtes Hamburg. Das Buch ist fadengeheftet und wurde in Hamburg von der Buchbinderei Hugo W. und Sohn fachgerecht eingebunden. Der Einband ist am oberen Kapital vorne etwas verblichen und im Bereich der Gelenke und an den Kanten geringfügig berieben. Stempel des Seeamtes Hamburg auf dem Titel und auch auf dem Vortitel. In einem recht guten Zustand. Dieses Buch dürfte keine sehr große Auflage gehabt haben und taucht weltweit zum jetzigen Zeitpunkt nirgendwo im Onlinehandel auf. Ich konnte nur eine Ausgabe in der Staatsbibliothek in Hamburg recherchieren. Auch konnte ein Verkauf in den großen Auktionshäusern im deutschsprachigen Raum nicht festgestellt werden. Somit offensichtlich absolut selten und sammelwürdig! HP1/39 Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2012 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut von 9 Bänden: Jahresbericht des Vereins zur Hebung der Pferdezucht in Niederbayern.

      Landshut, Thomann 1893 - 1909. - Jeweils 36 - 38 S. OLwd. Vorhanden sind folgende Jahresberichte: 35, 36, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45 und 49. - Beiliegt: Statuten des Vereins zur Hebung der Pferdezucht in Niederbayern (anerkannter Verein) in Landshut. Ebda., 1888. 14 S., 1 Bl. Rückenbroschur. - Gut erhaltene Reihe! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lyrics Pathetic & Humorous from A to Z

      1909 - DULAC, Edmund. Lyrics Pathetic & Humorous from A to Z. London: Frederick Warne, 1908 [i.e. 1909]. Tall, slim quarto, original publisher’s clamshell box, mounted cover illustration, 27 loose mounted images. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5800.Preferred portfolio edition of this witty children’s alphabet book, with title page and 26 large mounted color illustrations by Edmund Dulac (including mounted end papers from the book-form edition).“The delightful collection Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z [was] a children’s alphabet in the form of elaborate limericks created by Dulac two years earlier, with 24 color plates. These illustrations demonstrated to the public for the first time Dulac’s genius for caricature, a genre he would explore fully over the next 40 years” (Dalby, 82). This special portfolio edition was issued in 1909 from the estimated 1,000 remainder sheets of the 1908 trade edition in book form. Hughey 18a. Plates fine and lovely in a lightly worn original clamshell portfolio. A very desirable copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A TRIP TO MARS

      1909. With Six Coloured Illustrations by W.H.C. Groome. London: W. & R. Chambers | Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1909. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in blue, black, white and gilt. First Edition, American issue, of this tale of a trip to Mars and of encounters with its winged inhabitants. This is one of the group of life-on-Mars tales that came out in the several years following Percival Lowell's 1908 scientific book MARS AS THE ABODE OF LIFE (Lowell was the director of the astronomical observatory at Flagstaff Arizona). Included are six plates in full color, most of them of quite dramatic scenes.~As "Frank Aubrey" and "Fred Ashley," Atkins had written adventure romances such as THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADO, A QUEEN OF ATLANTIS, KING OF THE DEAD and THE RADIUM SEEKERS, and as "Fenton Ash" he would go on to write BY AIRSHIP TO OPHIR, THE BLACK OPAL and THE ISLAND OF GOLD.~This copy is in the primary binding (red cloth, lettering and some of the design in gilt, dark endpapers); there was a secondary binding with the same design, with no gilt and with white endpapers. Though the entire first edition was printed in Edinburgh, some copies such as this one were for the American market (thus Lippincott is added to the title page and appears at the foot of the spine). It is a close-to-fine copy, unusually bright, with scarcely any wear or soil (as usual there is a bit of foxing on some of the thick wove paper used for the text). Bleiler Checklist p. 11. Housed in a custom clamshell case with leather label.

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        Geschichte der Rahmgewinnung. 3 Bde.

      Leipzig, Heinsius Nachf., Parey 1909/1913/1915 - Band I: Die Aufrahmung, X, 155 S., Beilagen: 51 S., (34 S.), mit drei Vollbildern und 151 Abb. im Text, Band II: Erster Band: Die Schleuderrahmung (Geschichte ihrer Entwicklung vom Ursprung bis zur Gegenwart), VIII, 504 S. und 26bS., 343 Abb. im Text, Band III: Zweiter Band: Die Schleuderentrahmung: XV, 444, 100 S., 438 Abb. im Text, einheitlich in grünes Leder gebunden, ordentliche Ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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