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        Honderd verzen en Okeanos. Met een fraaie portret-ets door Willem Witsen.Luxe minder ex.

      Amst., Versluys, 1909. 4to. Blindgestempeld en rijkverguld leder, goud op snee (ontw. theo nieuwenhuis). Met vignetten, initialen en gedichtnummers door dezelfde. 146 p.*Gedrukt op Japans papier in een beperkte oplage t.g.v. Kloos' 50ste verjaardag. [Dit is nummer 9]. - Ingetipt is de aankondiging van de publikatie van deze uitgave: Verzen van Willem Kloos. Wij hebben de eer u mede te deelen, dat eene uitgave van de schoonste gedichten van Willem Kloos, door den dichter zelf gekozen, in het voorjaar van 1909 verschijnen zal. ... Dubbelzijdig blad, ondertekend door H.J. Boeken, Herman Gorter, T. Nieuwemhuis, Arthur van Schendel, W. Versluys en Willem Witsen. - Ex libris van schutblad verwijderd met restsporen; de lederen band is in goede conditie met een miniem vlekje op voorzijde.

      [Bookseller: André SWERTZ B.V.]
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        TOYEI SHUKO: AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF ANCIENT IMPERIAL TREASURY CALLED SHOSOI

      Tokyo 1909, Shimbi Shoin. Calico cloth covered boxes, 3 vol. set, 37 x 51 cm.,27p. text, with additional 56p. text:RECORD. OF THE IMPERIAL TREASURY SHOSOIN,the best,"Revised Edition,". some of the box hinges have been reinforced, else clean.. A STUNNING CATALOGUE FROM THE ANCIENT SHOSOIN COLLECTION FIRST & ONLY DE LUXE EDITION *** Consisting of 166 high-quality plates: 25 color, 138 b.w. collotypes on heavy card. A superb set, showing hundreds of Japan's oldest objects from ancient past. * These works were gathered in the Tempyo-Sohoo periods 749-756 A.D. Standing without rival these beautiful works have been protected by the unbroken Imperial Line for over 1200 years. This is the graphic record of the multitude of the objects in a set intended to be complete in 6 volumes. To date, we have not been able to confirm the existence of more than the first 3 volumes. * This work consists of excellent color wood cut and photographic collotypes illustrations done faithfully after the original works. Showing honored and treasured objects called the "Light of Jewels in the Divine Islands of Eastern Seas." * This is a monumental large scale work, published under the watchful eye of the Imperial Household, by the celebrated Imperial publisher, the Shimbi Shoin, Japan's most prestigious press. A couple of the box clips wanting. * A marvelous art and historical reference resource. Seldom found on the market. * WHO WAS THE SHIMBI SHOIN: The Shimbi Shoin was Japans most prestigious publishing and printing house. They printed Imperial items for the Emperor and his household. They also printed catalogs of the Imperial collections, national museums, and private collections. They have been considered Japan's most elegant and Deluxe publisher. . Every item published by the Shimbi Shoin has been a major work of artistic art, the paper used was the finest, and matching lovely bindings always were of the highest standard and quality. Typography was unparallel. Shimbi Shoin only published special publications and the quality of their color printing, woodblock color prints again were unsurpassed. Every publication was expensive, and took a lot of care and time to produce. Production was limited to very small printings due to several reasons per above, it was just too time-consuming and the results were perfection! The cost of production limited the number of clients and publications. The only took on the most important catalogs and publications. Only the Imperial Household, Japanese government, National museums, libraries or the richest of industrial magnates could afford these superb and elegant publications. *** This is a very large and heavy set. Appropriate packing, insurance and shipping charges will apply. At our discretion we may only ship by Federal Express. * 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 today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Sämtliche Werke. Propyläen-Ausgabe in 49 Bänden.

      Georg Müller Verlag, München / Propyläen-Verlag, Berlin, 1909-1932. Bände 1 bis 45 + 3 Nachtragsbände u. 1 Supplementband, Je Band zwischen ca. 340 u. 530 S., insgesamt ca. 20.000 S., Gr.-8° (ca. 25 x 18 cm), schwarzes OHalbleder, Lederecken, blaugrauer Ganzfarbschnitt. Vollständige Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke in 45 Bänden (Goedeke IV/3, 29 ff. u. IV/5, 528, 4). Mit den drei Nachtragsbänden sowie dem Supplementband: u. a. Heinz Amelung: \"Goethe als Persönlichkeit, Berichte und Briefe von Zeitgenossen, Supplementband von Ernst Schulte-Strathaus: \"Die Bildnisse Goethes\". Die ersten 28 Bände waren von 1909 bis 1914 bei Müller erschienen, ab 1920 mit Band 29 dann bei Propyläen, Berlin. Chronologisch geordnete Ausgabe, Druck in Ungerschen Schriften von der Offizin W. Drugulin, Leipzig, gebunden von Hübel und Denck, Leipzig. Sehr schöne schwarze Original-Halbmaroquinbände mit dezenter Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung und schwarzen Pappdeckeln, vereinzelnd ein wenig berieben, stellenweise kleine Läsuren an den Kapitalen. Dekorative Ausgabe von sehr guter Erhaltung. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln. Belletristik, Werkausgaben, Bibliographie

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT & kunst Annelore Westerheyde]
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        Manuscript & Inscription Letters for Schools & Classes & for the Use of Craftsmen.

      London: John Hogg, 1909. First edition, first impression. 16 plates including 5 by Eric Gill which are reproductions of his carved and written alphabets. 32 x 25.5 cms, original linen backed, printed blue paper covered portfolio, linen ties. Some bumping to the corners, lacking two of the ties, few small marks on the boards but generally a good, bright copy.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        [Petersdom in Rom].

       1909. Orig.-Aquarell, weiß gehöht. 40 x 62 cm.Alois Kasimir war der Vater Luigi Kasimirs. Eh. signiert , bez. u. dat. 1909. Der Petersdom während einer Papstaudienz. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Künstlergraphik, Italien

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Herrschaft und Dienst. - Mit Buchschmuck von Melchior Lechter.

      Berlin, Einhorn Presse im Verlag Otto von Holten 1909. Fol. 67 S. Originalpergamentband mit Goldprägung gebundene Ausgabe, Halbpergament, am vorderen Deckel Abriebstellen am Halbpergamentvorderdeckel kleine Löcher, sonst guter Zustand Erstausgabe. Rodenberg 150. Opus 1 der Einhorn-Presse. Nr. 424 von 500 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Tonbütten-Papier. Programmatische Schrift von Friedrich Wolters, der somit Eintritt in den George-Kreis fand. ill-Lit-3 Versand D: 4,50 EUR Illustrierte Literatur / illustrierte Bücher /, Melchior Lechter / Illustrator / Stefan George Kreis

      [Bookseller: Wiesbadener Antiquariat Christmann]
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        Immensee. Einband von F. W. Kleukens.

      1909. Insel, Leipzig, 1909 - Sarkowski 1686. Original-Pergamentband mit Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt, 40 S. 7. Druck der Ernst-Ludwig-Presse zu Darmstadt. Eines von 180 (insgesamt 200) Exemplaren. Sehr frisches Exemplar.,

      [Bookseller: Matthias Neumann]
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        TOYEI SHUKO: AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF ANCIENT IMPERIAL TREASURY CALLED SHOSOIN.

      A STUNNING CATALOGUE FROM THE ANCIENT SHOSOIN COLLECTION Tokyo 1909, - Shimbi Shoin. Calico cloth covered boxes, 3 volset, 37 x 51 cm.,27p. text, with additional 56p. text:RECORDOF THE IMPERIAL TREASURY SHOSOIN,the best,"Revised Edition,"some of the box hinges have been reinforced, else clean. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Paris

      First edition, one of 500 numbered copies on "hand-made paper," only leading copies.Bound in full percaline sand, back smoothes decorated with red blood typographical motifs way, first board ornamented with a set of red vertical lines and six flowers of lily gilded, golden head.Book decorated with 75 illustrations inset color Mortimer Menpes.Nice copy. Adam & Charles Black London 1909 21x27,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Praehistorische Zeitschrift. Bd. 1-14, 1909-1922, gebunden in 8 Bänden.

      Berlin : Verlag. der Praehistorischen Zeitschrift, 1909-1922. - Mit unzähligen Abb. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 16000 4° (26 x 19 cm) , Halbleinen , Gute bis schöne, saubere Exemplare, mit Exlibris [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Liberarius - Frank Wechsler]
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        The Game of British East Africa

      London: Horace Cox, 1909. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 310 pp, profuse ill, + ads in rear. One of Stigand's more in depth works on East African big game hunting with special sections on stalking, spoor, coloration. Incl the game of Uganda and the eastern Congo as well as the game of the different geographical regions incl. plains and riverine game. In original imit. crocodile cloth gilt. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (The Bessie Pease Edition, Sequel to Her Alice In Wonderland)

      Dodge, New York 1909 - Carroll, Lewis (Charles L[utwidge] Dodgson). THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. New York: Dodge, (1909). Illustrations by Bessie Pease Gutmann. A FINE bright copy with first issue decorated endpapers in the Original Dust Jacket (which is slightly soiled, a little chipped, but virtually complete and a wonderful survival). Research suggests, but can't confirm, that this is also the first issue of the dust jacket. There are more ornate DJs which occasionally appear bearing the same $1.50 price but also a later street address (not that found on the title page) on the back panel. Whether a first issue or a variant dust jacket, it is rare indeed. The Lovett bibliography doesn't have a clue on the subject. Bessie Pease Gutmann (1876-1960) was an American magazine, calendar and postcard illustrator who specialized in innocent looking cupid-like young children. Of the famous Wonderland illustrators, her Alice looks about three or four years old and thus has a curious purity to her, surprisingly charming and appealing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA]
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        Tables d'offrandes - Tome I: Texte & Tome II: Planches (complete set) (Catalogue Général du Musée du Caire)

      SAE, Le Caire 1909 - Very rare complete set of 2 volumes. Le Caire, 1909. Folio, iv & 213 pages, 55 plates. Black & blue buckram. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto (280 x 220 mm). Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With 20 tipped in colour plates, tissue guards. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent copy handsomely bound. First Dulac edition. Handsomely bound.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Jagd nach dem Meteore.

      (Hartleben),, Wien 1909 - Wien (Hartleben), 1909. Gr. 8°. 252 S. mit 36 Textabb. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung sowie Farbschnitt. feines Ex. = Bekannte und unbekannte Welten, Bd. 93. Prachtausgabe. dt. EA. Fromm 26376. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung sowie Farbschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bebuquin]
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        Sonnets

      London: The Academy Publishing Company,, 1909. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to front board gilt, top edge gilt. Housed in a custom grey chemise and slipcase. Spine toned, endleaves lightly spotted; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Lucy Margaret Lamont on the half-title: "To Mrs Lamont, from the author. Alfred Douglas. November, 1910." With an autograph letter signed by the author tipped-in to the front free endpaper: "Dear Madam, I am much obliged to you for sending me a copy of your very delightful and well chosen anthology. I am sending you a copy of my sonnets, published last year, which I hope you will do me the honour of accepting. Yours truly, Alfred Douglas. Nov. 25, 1910." L. M. Lamont, the widow of the artist Thomas Reynolds Lamont (1826-1898), had compiled an anthology of poetry entitled A Coronal, which was published in 1910.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Faerie Queene. 2 volume set. Limited Edition

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1909 - 544pp; 494pp. Printed on hand made paper. Text from the 1596 edition. Language: eng G+ : in Good condition plus. Binding slightly darkened and spotted. Minor split at outer lower joint. Teg. Uncut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Hints for Lovers

      1909. HAULTAIN, Arnold. Hints for Lovers. [8], 308 [2] pp. With ornamental border on title-page. 8vo., bound in deluxe three-quarter red morocco, matching red cloth covered boards. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, limited to 540 copies designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass. The book is arranged in chapters typical of the time, such as: "On Girls," "On Women," "On Lovers," "On Making Love," "On Beauty," "On Jealousy," "On Kisses and Kissing," "On Courtship," "On Marriage," and "On This Human Heart." Though none of the sayings, bon mots, aphorisms, etc., are attributed to their original authors, it is clear this is a collection made by the author from vast reading on the subject. A very fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Die Wupper. Schauspiel in 5 Aufzügen.

      Berlin Oesterheld & Co 1909 - 103 S. Original-Kartonband Erste Ausgabe. W. G. II, 945, 5. Verlagsangabe überklebt v. Paul Cassirer. Das erste dramatische Werk, von der Autorin selbst als "Stadtballade" und "böse Arbeitermär" bezeichnet, wurde erst 1919 uraufgeführt. Heute ordnet man das Stück gemeinhin dem Expressionismus zu, obgleich es mit seinen teils absurd anmutenden Einsprengseln und seiner lyrischen Atmosphäre durchaus eingenständig in der Theaterlandschaft des frühen 20. Jhdts. steht. (KNLL X, 36). - Umschlag mit kl. Randläsuren u. Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen. Name auf Einband u. Vortitel. Etwas gebräunt. Vorderdeckel im Falz eingerissen. Gewicht (Gramm): 155 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Müller & Gräff e.K.]
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        Handbuch der Physiologischen Optik (3 Bände KOMPLETT) - Bd. I: Einleitung - Die Dioptrik des Auges/ Bd. II: Die Lehre von den Gesichtsempfindungen/ Bd. III: Die Lehre von der Gesichtswahrnehmung.

      Leopold Voss; 1909 - 1911. Dritte Auflage; 376, 391, 564 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        The Harvard Classics Set in Celebrated Historical Bindings : 50 Volumes Set Complete

      P. F. Collier & Son, New York 1909 - "Dr. Eliot's Five-Foot Shelf of Books". All 50 First Edition volumes Very Good Plus, only one book (vol. 42) with prior owner name front end page, and prior owner small name sticker 2nd front end page. Scant rubbing to cloth at the tips, spine gilt a bit dulled, one volume with 1" horizontal tear to cloth across spine. Truly a gorgeous set, in 10 different binding designs and 9 different colors( 2 sets in dark brown cloth, the bookend sets, Vols. 1-5 and 46-50). Please, media mail only, and no foreign shipping. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        The Faerie Queene. 2 volume set. Limited Edition

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. G+ : in Good condition plus. Binding slightly darkened and spotted. Minor split at outer lower joint. Teg. Uncut. 1909. 304/350. Original vellum gilt. 330mm x 230mm (13" x 9"). 544pp; 494pp. Printed on hand made paper. Text from the 1596 edition. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Michel Strogoff suivi de Un drame au Mexique

      New edition, illustrated with drawings by Ferat, engraved by Brabant and 6-out text color, and 2 maps. A portrait of Jules Verne to the frontispiece.Cardboard editor "an elephant, as in the range" signed at the bottom of the plate Engel. Superb first board, the brilliant golds. A corner a little blunt. Back to the fine gold, but the lighthouse sticker a little dirty. Headdresses collapsed. Second course very well overall but with a whitish sag. Copy fees, completely free of foxing, but presence on some sheets of a trace of pale wetting at the top margin of 1 cm, with little impact. There is some "play" in the volume binding, main fault of course, but easily restorable.Nice copy. Hetzel Paris 1909 Grd. in-8 (18,5x28cm) 368pp. relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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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. Please see the large photographs. More photographs available on request.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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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.. 16022028

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
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        Poemi. A cura di Cesare Blanc

      Stab.Tip. Aldino, Firenze 1909 - Qualche macchiolina e piccole mancanze alla copertina accenno di piccola bruciatura alla parte inferiore delle prime 24 pagine senza alcuna compromissione del testo foro di tarlo alle ultime 20 carte Edizione originale stampata in soli 250 esemplari quasi interamente in bicromatico rosso e nero su carta forte. 148 p. in-8

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        Goethes sämtliche Werke. Propyläen-Ausgabe 45 Bände und vier Ergänzungsbände. (So vollständig)

      München: Georg Müller Verlag bis Band 28 (1914) und ab Band 29 (1920) Berlin, Propyläen Verlag, 1909 - 1932. - Mit 45 Bänden in chronologischer Ordnung und den drei Ergänzungsbänden von Heinz Amelung ("Goethe als Persönlichkeit, Berichte und Briefe von Zeitgenossen") sowie ein Supplementband von Ernst Schulte-Strathaus "Die Bildnisse Goethes" komplett. Die ersten 28 Bände sowie der erste Ergänzungs- und der Supplementband erschienen beim Georg Müller Verlag in München (1909 - 1914), nach dem Krieg übernahm 1920 der Propyläen-Verlag mit Band 29 die weitere Edition. * * *Einbände nur sehr gering berieben, drei Rücken geringfügig aufgehellt, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes, innen nahezu unberührtes Exemplar. (Einige Bände stehend in der Hinterreihe). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 62000 25,5 x 17,5 cm, anthrazitfarbene Original-Halblederbände (Maroquin) mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Rückenschmuck, Lederecken, Farbschnitt, Lesebändchen (die drei Ergänzungsbände "Goethe als Persönlichkeit" in gleichgestalteten Original-Leinenbänden)

      [Bookseller: Matthias Severin Antiquariat]
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        A Song of the English

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1909]. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. Quarto (278 × 210 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, tan morocco label, pictorial onlay to spine, blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With 30 colour plates, captioned tissues and numerous illustrated vignettes in the text. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent copy. First Robinson edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Marine-Galerie

      Berlin Assmus 1909 - Die Entwicklung der Schiffahrt, in 300 farbigen Kunstdruck-Sammelkarten nach den Gemälden des Marinemalers Christopher Rave 3 Karten fehlen (von 300). Einband an den Kanten deutlich berieben und im Gelenk unten 2 cm eingerissen. Exlibris-Aufkleber im Buchdeckel. Die Seiten haben v.a. an den Ecken Knicke. Die Karten sind in sehr gutem Zustand. Begleitheft am Buchrücken eingerissen und mit losen Seiten, leicht nachgedunkelt, sonst gut 2000 gr.

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        HISTORIC SHANGHAI.

      Shanghai 1909, Shanghai Mercury. Green cloth, 257p., very. good, fold-outs, 3 maps, 25 b.w. illustrations, 14 x 21 cm.,. index, usual corner, head/tail spine wear, else solid, nice.. R A R E FIRST & ONLY EDITION. Prior to this publication, there was no comprehensive nor systematic single major English language resource on the origins and history of Shanghai. * This work covers the beginnings of Shanghai, its international point of view, activities of foreign communities, the treaty port, settlements, foreign intercourse, treaties and trade. * Also Shanghai under the rebels, fiscal reform & municipal shortcomings, the Taipings at Shanghai, thirty-mile radius campaign, from Burgevine's fall to Gordon's master-stroke. The fall of Soochow Halcyon times, and municipal evolution. * An excellent & comprehensive English language source book. * The book was bound in both green, blue and purple cloth, the contents remain exactly the same as does the value regardless of the binding color. * 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 today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Poupées électriques

      E. Sansot & Cie 1909 - - E. Sansot & Cie, Paris 1909, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure en plein cartonnage gaufré noir, dos lisse, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Filippo Tommaso Marinetti à son cher ami Bougnol. Quelques petites rousseurs. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde.

      New York: Gabriel Wells, 1909. Large Paper edition. Octavo, 12 volumes. Three quarters blue morocco, gilt titles to the spine, gilt top edge, deckled pages, marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. An attractive set.

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        The Fables of Æsop

      1909. One of 750 Copies Signed by the ArtistAesop's Fables Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold with Twenty-Five Magnificent Color Plates[DETMOLD, Edward J., illustrator]. AESOP. The Fables of Æsop. Illustrated with 25 Drawings in Color by Edward J. Detmold. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. One of 750 copies signed by Edward J. Detmold, of which this is no. 467. Large quarto (12 1/8 x 9 7/8 inches; 308 x 250 mm.). 80 Un-numbered leaves. Twenty-five magnificent mounted color plates, some with slightly irregular shapes. Publisher's white buckram, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, publishers gilt emblem on back cover, top edge gilt, others uncut, plain end-papers except for small publishers' emblem printed in gray. Neat ink name on front free end-paper, spine slightly darkened and 'mottled' otherwise a very fine copy. Housed in the publishers white cardboard slip-case (repaired).An interesting feature of this book is the sometime slightly irregular shapes of the mounted color plates."Except where separately acknowledged the fables in this volume are printed from the third edition of Sir Roger L'Estrange's translation (1699)." (Publishers' note).After the tragic death of his twin brother and collaborator, Edward Detmold concentrated his talents on books, primarily of flowers and animals: “Detmold’s finest plates are those produced for The Fables of Aesop (1909), The Life of the Bee (1911), and Hours of Gladness (1912), the latter with texts after Maurice Maeterlinck, the Belgian poet, naturalist, and mystic…A painting of chrysanthemums, contained in Hours of Gladness, is a glorious acknowledgement of the artist's debt to William Morris and Burne-Jones” (David Larkin, The Fantastic Creatures of Edward Julius Detmold).

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        The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson (8 volumes)

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good/None. Gustave Dore and Frederick Simpson Coburn. Eight volumes. Limited "Centenary Edition." This is set #295 of 1000. Black cloth hardcovers pretty clean and sharp, gently bumped and rubbed at edges. Gilt designs and titles on spines. The interiors are clean and tight. Each volume is numbered and each volume has an unused printed bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. An attractive set.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation.

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        Artemis to Actaeon and other verse.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1909. Octavo. Original dark green ribbed cloth, gilt lettered spine, gilt lettered front cover within a neo-classical cartouche, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made solander box. A few nicks and chips to periphery of jacket (small portion missing from front panel). An excellent copy. First edition, first printing of Wharton's second book of poetry; her first, Verses (printed in 1878), is unprocurable. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on on the front free endpaper: "Matilda Gay from Edith 1909". A particularly attractive association copy: Matilda and Walter Gay were American expatriates in France whose social circle included Wharton, Henry James and many other artists (see William Rieder, Charmed Couple: The Art and Life of Walter & Matilda Gay, 2000). Walter Gay, described as "the dean of American artists in Paris", supplied an illustration for The Book of the Homeless (New York 1916), edited by Wharton. Matilda Gay was a particularly close friend of Wharton's, in fact the last letter that the author wrote, a few days before her death, was to Matilda Gay. "Mostly, Matilda Gay and Edith Wharton saw eye-to-eye. Matilda thought her an 'intelligent, brilliant woman', and their Franco-American ideas were remarkably close... They both preferred the Hôtel Crillon to the Ritz, thought men made better talkers at dinner-parties, believed in Dreyfus's innocence, disliked modern art, ran their houses with great efficiency, and adored eighteenth-century furniture, antique-collecting, motor-flights through France, and dogs" (Hermione Lee, Edith Wharton, 2013, p. 273). Copies in the dust jacket are most uncommon.

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        An imposing vintage sepia-toned gelatin silver portrait photograph of a young Aboriginal woman smoking a pipe. It is still on its original mount (external dimensions 268 x 268 mm), with a brown matt cut to display a circular image 210 mm in diameter

      - The photograph is positioned so that the finished product presents as a diamond shape; it is both unusual and effective. Both the matt and photograph are in fine condition. The details of the photographer, 'Chas P. Scott, Waymouth Street, Adelaide', are blindstamped in the bottom right-hand corner of the matt. He is listed as a photographer at that address in South Australian directories 'from 1909 to 1915+' (Photohistory SA website). We have previously handled another example of this photograph, captioned 'Clara of Oodnadatta', and we know it appears on the front cover of one variant of 'Native Legends' by David Unaipon (Adelaide, [1929]). The photograph probably dates from the 1920s. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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