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        Poems: Second Series

      London A H Bullen 1909. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Edges uncut First Edition, first issue Blue embossed hardback cloth cover with gilt decorated spine 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 162pp. Spine decoration after a design by Alethea Gyles.

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        Eigenh. Entwurf für seine Hochzeitsanzeige und eigenh. Männerportrait.

      Bonn, 5. X. 1909. - Büttenkarton, 90 : 115 mm. 1 Seite Schwarze Tusche und Bleistift in Mackes hübscher kaligraphischer Hand: „AUGUST MACKE | ELISABETH MACKE | GEB. GERHARDT | VERMÄHLTE | BONN 5. OKT. 1909" - Verso Männerporträt [Augustes Ehemann Josef Cordier], Brustbild im Profil, Tuschfeder, in der Ecke bez. an Auguste [Mackes Schwester].

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        TA., Rathaus und Langer Markt, "Das Rathaus mit dem Artushofe zu Danzig".

      - Radierung v. H. Ulbrich b. Alfred Langewort, dat. 1909, 70 x 51 (H) Originalradierung von Hugo Ulbrich. Unten rechts in der Platte signiert und datiert. - Mit einer Vielzahl von Personen auf dem "Langer Markt" und vor dem Artushof ( der Börse ). Links im Vordergrund der Neptunsbrunnen. - Mit 2 restaurierten Randeinrissen, knapp ins Bild gehend.

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        Spezial-Seefisch-Kochbuch. Besonders für die feinere Küche. Mit farbigen Abbildungen der Fische nach Natur-Aufnahmen.

      Geestemünde Fa G Frerich 1909 - Gr. 8°. 100 S., 2 Bll. Mit 8 chromolithogr. Tafeln. OLwd. mit farbgepr. Deckeltitelornament. ERSTAUSGABE: Weiss 490 (kennt nur die Ausg. Geestemünde, Lenk und Linne 1910); Bitting S. 57; Sgl. Schraemli 282. - Nicht bei Horn/Arndt. -"Das wohl schönste deutsche Fischkochbuch der Zeit." (Weiss) - "Gut illustriertes Werk." (Schraemli). Die Tafeln zeigen Knurrhahn, Forellen, Barsche, Seeteufel, Seelachs, Dorsche, Rochen, Schollen, Seezunge usw. Die einander gegenüber eingeb. Tafeln mit min. Abklatsch. Heftklammern leicht angerostet. Das Buch brachte auf der Auktion von Ketterer in Hamburg im Mai 2011 780 Euro. Deutsch; 0,360 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen_Wissens. 6., gänzlich neubearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Neuer Abdruck. Mit mehr als 16800 Abbildungen im Text und auf 1522 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 160 Textbeilagen. 20 Bände. A-Zz cplt. in 20 Bänden.

      Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig 1909 - 1909 ff. Zusammen ca. 20000 Seiten. Original-Ganzleinen (!) mit Jugendstil-Ornamentik auf den Rücken. (bei den Bänden 8 und 13 Rückenkanten leicht angeplatzt, bei Band 17 stärker angeplatzt, im Band 20 eine Lage gelockert, bei Bd. 15 oberes Kapital leicht eingerissen, sonst erstaunlich frische und wohlerhaltene Exemplare, auch die Schutzblätter sind ohne S). Das umfangreichste Lexikon des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Das vorliegende Exemplar ist eine Bindequote aus der Zeit des Ersten Weltkriegs, deshalb fehlen hier die Karten und Pläne deutscher Städte, um dem Feind die Orientierung zu erschweren. Es wurde auch die preiswertere (aber nicht minder dekorative) Bindungsart Leinen gewählt, anstatt der sonst üblichen Bindungsart Halbleder. 25000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte des crus des eaux-de-vie des Charentes ou de Cognac par J. M. Guillon, Inspecteur de la Viticulture, Directeur de la Station Viticole de Cognac. Cette carte a été approuvée par le Ministre de L'Agriculture comme conforme dans ses limites extérieures au Décret du 1er Mai 1909 et par la Chambre de Commerce de Cognac pour ce qui concerne la subdivision des Crus

      F. Champenois, Imprimeur-Éditeur (Gravé par A. Simon) (1909), Paris - First edition.With a mounted photographic advertisement of the Tesseron distillery at Châteauneuf-sur-Charente. In publisher's folder. 720 × 620 mm. In May 1909 a very precise definition of the outer boundaries of the cognac region and the appellation control (appellation d'origine contrôlée) was made by law, based on characteristics of the soil defined by the geologist Henry Coquand (Description physique, géologique, paléontologique et minéralogique du département de la Charente; 1858). This map accompanied the law, shows the Cognac region and its eight zones (later reduced to six): Grande (or Fine) Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Premier Bois, Fins Bois, Bons Bois, Bois Ordinaires and Bois Communs dits à Terroir. A definition and a short description of each areas by Guillon printed under the cartouche. Folded as published. In fine condition. First edition.With a mounted photographic advertisement of the Tesseron distillery at Châteauneuf-sur-Charente. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Profili. Formiggini. Raccolta. 171 Volumi.

      Modena - Genova - Roma - Milano, A. F. Formiggini Editore / Bietti, 1909 - 1938. COLLEZIONE COMPLETA DEI 129 VOLL + 42 DOPPI. I Profili, accuratamente impressi in rosso e nero, sono graziosi volumetti elzeviriani ben rilegati in pergamena papirus, adorni di illustrazioni e fregi originali e stampati su carta filigranata di lusso; vivaci, sintetiche e suggestive rievocazioni di figure attraenti e significative. Per la verità, nei trent?anni di attività editoriale solo il formato rimase immutato (cm. 17x10,5 circa), insieme ai fregi di copertina, opera di Artioli, e all?impostazione grafica generale. I materiali impiegati mutarono sulla base delle possibilità di approvvigionamento dell?editore. Si ebbero così tre serie: i primi numeri sino al 43 sono legati in pergamena vegetale fissata su cartoncino rigido; dal n. 44 al n. 62 compreso, per l?impossibilità di reperire sul mercato la pergamena - papirus, si hanno vari tipi di legatura in cartoncino rigido e morbido; dal n. 63 al n. 129 i Profili acquistano la forma definitiva con copertina in pergamena fissata su cartoncino morbido e la prima carta non è incollata. I 129 volumi che compongono la collana si dispongono in un arco di tempo che va dal 1909 al 1938 (il n. 129, Chiabrera, reca le indicazioni: finito di stampare il 31 ottobre 1938). Noi ne possediamo 171 (numeri doppi: 4, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 32, 34, 35, 37, 40, 41, 43, 48, 49, 54, 73, 97, 112, 119, 121, 127), (numeri tripli: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8). Buono stato di conservazione della raccolta. PAx

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

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

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        The Road to Oz

      Reilly and Britton 1909 - First edition, (first issue), Very good in the publishers original black, brown, red & green pictorial stamped cloth binding. Book printed in multi-hue signatures and with all the John R. Neill illustrations in the text block in fine condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Heart of the Antarctic, being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. With an introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, an account of the first journey to the South magnetic pole by professor T.W. Edgeworth David. In 2 volumes.

      London, William Heinemann, 1909, - in-8vo, XLVIII + 371 p. (+1) p., richly illustrated in b/w photography + 6 coloured plates + 1 map / XV + 418 p., num. b/w illustrations + 2 unnumb. p. + 6 coloured plates + 3 folded maps + 2 panoramas on 1 leaf all in rear pocket, untrimmed, small stamp on first free fly leaf ?Guggisberg?, original gilt pictorial clothbound (Image of 3 explorers with flag printed in silver on dark blue cloth). Topedge gilt. Spine with slight discolouring (sunshaded). First edition. Account of the Antarctic expedition of 1907-1909 which successfully extended exploration of the farthest South. Portrait of E.H. Shackleton as frontispiece to vol. I, the Northern Party at the South Magnetic Pole to vol. II, both protected with captioned tissue guards. Generously illustrated with photographic plates and diagrams as well as several plates in colour.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Insurance Maps of McKeesport, Pennsylvania; Plat Maps

      New York: Sanborn Company. 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. 1909. Large folio, 25 x 24 inches, in gray original buckram with leather corners, gilt brown leather front label, and leather spine label. Contains 96 maps with index, additional index affixed to front endpaper, and numerical stiff maroon tabs to fore edges, with corrections up to 1952. Printed on thick paper, slightly wavy, minor soil to top and bottom edges and some finger smudging, but maps in very good condition. Maps printed on both sides, with properties in numerous colors. Insurance maps, cousin to plat maps, show outlines of properties, with changes recorded in pasted-on clippings, giving a history of property ownership and development. Maps of McKeesport, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Oversized book requires extra postage, calculated upon purchase.

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        Blauer Ara", 1909.

      - Farbholzschnitt 30 x 26 cm. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 – 1965 Wien)

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        Contributions to'Twenty Five Cricket Stories': Tom, Dick and Harry; The Wire-Pullers; The Lost Bowlers; How Pillingshoot Scored

      London: George Newnes, c.1909., 1909. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE. Small octavo, pp. 208. Contains four Wodehouse stories, three of which are published for the first time in book form. How Pillingshoot Scored had already appeared in Tales of St. Austins, 1903. These Newnes-period Wodehouse stories were collected in this rare omnibus. Apart from the publisher's file copy, we are unable to find a note of any example offered for sale or appearing at auction. The bibliographer McIlvaine mentions the title, but does not provide a description. A companion volume Twenty Five Football Stories was also mooted by Newnes the following year – again, this has proved virtually impossible to locate. Bound in publisher's illustrated card covers housed in collector's folding box. Some rubbing and wear to joints, chip/loss along lower portion of cover, one long tear to joint extending to spine and rear. A remarkable survival of an exceptionally rare book. McIlvaine E126/127

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        Emma [With 24 Color Illustrations By C.E. Brock]

      J.M. Dent, London/ E.P. Dutton, New York 1909 - Beige vellum binding with gilt lettering and decoration. 7 1/2 inches tall by 4 3/4. Very minor wear to the spine ends. Slight discoloration to the bottom of the back cover. For best description see the photos. There is a wrinkle of 2 inches on the illustration page and the first page of text located in the page margins. The text and the 24 illustrations by Brock are flawless. There are no markings of any kind. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zopf und Empire in Mittel- und Norddeutschland. 2 Vol.-set (Complete)

      Leipzig: Baumgärtner's Buchhandlung, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. g+ to near fine. Folio. Part 1: 16pp., 90 plates, Part 2: 16pp., 90 plates. Two portfolios in original three quarter green cloth over green paper-covered board with gilt lettering on cover. Decorative paper-covered inside covers and flaps. Introduction by the author and list of halftone plates and in-text photographs with descriptive text in both volumes. Impressive collection of "Zopfbauten" presented in 180 skillful halftone plates based on the 1906 edition of the same title. Zopfstil is an architectural style developing in the transition from Rococo to Classicism in the late 18th Century. Characteristic for this period is a certain simplicity in design and the participation of the well-to-do middle class in defining the period as opposed to the dominant aristocracy up to that point. The images are espically useful for architects working with restoration of doorways, gates and the enterance of these buildings. Text in German. Portfolios with light wear along edges and some scuffing on covers. Plates slightly age-toned, not affecting images. Portfolios in overall good+, interiors in near fine condition.

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        Illustrierte Monatsschrift für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe - Jahrgang VII

      . Bruno Cassirer, Berlin, 1909. 5 Blatt, 571 S. mit zahlreichen Illustrationen, 2 Original-Lithographien von Paul Garvarsi, 1 Lithographie von Karl Walser sowie 1 Original-Radierung von August Renoir "Sitzender Akt", original Halbpergament-Einband mit goldgeprägtem Einbanddeckel, quart, (1 Textabbildung und 1 Tafel fehlen/etwas fleckig/Kanten berieben und bestoßen/oberes Kapital eingerissen).

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        The Frontiers of Baluchistan

      London: Witherby & Co.,, 1909. Travels on the Borders of Persia and Afghanistan. With an Introduction by Col. Sir A. Henry McMahon. Octavo. Original mid-brown cloth, title gilt to the spine, French fillet panels in blind to the boards, top edge gilt, the others uncut. Coloured frontispiece from a watercolour by the author, and 36 plates from photographs, folding route map, and coloured folding area map at the rear. A little rubbed, neatly recased, endpapers renewed, light browning and scattered foxing, but overall a very good copy. First edition, a fairly uncommon book, this copy accompanied by an atmospheric original watercolour by Tate, which is reproduced as a plate in the book, captioned "Nad Ali. The delta of Seistan from the Tell of Surhdik". Fascinating account of the author's travels on the borders of Afghanistan and Baluchistan, and into Seistan, as an Extra Assistant Superintendent, Survey of India, employed on the Baluch-Afghan Boundary Mission, 1895-6, and Seistan Arbitration Mission, 1903-5, on the later Tate was in charge of the survey section. Both missions were undertaken under Sir Henry McMahon, who was later Governor-General of Baluchistan, and who here commends Tate in his introduction for for the "strength and picturesque colouring of his portraiture of the country and people he describes".

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        The Book of the Bench, With Thirty-Nine Reproductions in Colour

      1909. Deluxe Folio Edition with 39 Color Portraits [Vanity Fair]. Spy (Sir Leslie Ward [1851-1922]), and Others. The Book of the Bench: With Thirty-Nine Reproductions in Color by "Spy" and Other Cartoonists. London: James Mackenzie Limited, [1909]. Unpaginated. 39 tipped-in color portrait plates. Folio (13" x 10 1/2"). Original vellum, gilt title and figure of Lady Justice to front board and spine, top-edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges, silk tie detached. Some shelfwear and light soiling, corners and spine ends bumped, board slightly bowed, light toning to interior. Text printed on high-quality heavy stock. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * Deluxe folio edition. A marvelous collection of color portrait plates by Sir Leslie Ward, Carlo Pellegrini and others, each accompanied by a brief biography, were originally published in Vanity Fair. This is a deluxe folio edition produced by Henry Stone and Sons for Mackenzie; the trade edition is a 9-1/2" x 11" quarto.

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        Lease signed

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

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        Vademecum del Propagandista de Sindicatos Obreros

      Zaragoza, Mariano Salas, Impresor del Excmo. Sr. Arzobispo, 1909 [Biblioteca de «La Paz Social»]. 4to.; III-247 pp., 2 hs. Cubiertas originales.

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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, Bologna. - 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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        TEDDY-B AND TEDDY-G THE BEAR DETECTIVES

      - EATON,SEYMOUR. TEDDY-B AND TEDDY-G THE BEAR DETECTIVES. NY: Barse & Hopkins (Stern 1909). 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, 178p., slight fading at top of spine and slighest bit of edge rubbing else a near FINE COPY IN A DUST WRAPPER (dw has several edge chips). This time, these famous bears solve all the mysteries of nursery rhymes (where did Little Bo Peep's sheep go, etc). Written in verse by Eaton and illustrated by FRANCIS WIGHTMAN AND WILLIAM SWEENY with 15 great color plates plus a profusion of line illustrations throughout the text. This is a remarkable copy of the Barse edition identical in content and illustrations to the Stern and ultra rare in the dust wrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On the alleged influence of lecithin upon the determination of sex in rabbits

      Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol. XV, pt. II. PAMPHLET. Rare offprint with Punnett's "From the Author" stamp. Theodor Boveri's copy with his Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut stamp, and his notation initials. An interesting association copy from two of the early important Geneticists. His notation of the author and title also on the front cover. * First separate edition. Offprint. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1909.

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        THE SONG OF SONGS, WHICH IS SOLOMON'S

      London: [Printed at the Riccardi Press for] Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1909. No. 61 OF 500 COPIES n. Hardcover. The First Riccardi Book. 260 x 194 mm (10 1/4 x 7 5/8"). 6 p.l., 16, [1] pp. No. 61 OF 500 COPIES. Pleasing olive-brown crushed morocco by Bumpus (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers framed with three sets of triple fillets, raised bands, spine compartments similarly framed, gilt titling and turn-ins, all edges gilt. Vignette on title page and colophon, both in blue, and 10 fine color plates by Russell Flint, mounted on stiff paper, each of the plates accompanied by a tissue guard and an additional captioned paper guard. Tomkinson, p. 148. Spine faded to a soft hazel brown (as usual with green), boards with just a hint of the same fading, very slight rubbing to a small portion of the joints, usual offsetting from turn-ins to endleaves, one tissue guard with one-inch strip torn at head edge, but still a very appealing copy, the attractive binding lustrous and with no significant wear, and the interior clean and fresh. Containing, in Houfe's words, "brilliant" figures that are "finely modeled" and that show "elements of a Burne-Jones influence by way of Byam Shaw," this is the first of a series of luxury editions produced by Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969) for the Riccardi Press of the Medici Society between 1905-24. As Tomkinson relates, the Riccardi Press "was adopted in 1909 by the Medici Society at 7 Grafton Street, London; the books [were] printed at the Chiswick Press (under the supervision of Charles T. Jacobi until his retirement in 1922) and published by Philip Lee Warner, who was Publisher to the Medici Society until his death in 1925 . . . . The aim of the Press has been to produce finely printed books at reasonable prices and for sale through the ordinary channels of trade. . . . All editions are strictly limited, and the type is distributed after the edition has been printed." Although Riccardi Press books do not rank with Kelmscotts or Ashendenes, those with plates after Flint have considerable appeal, and as an inaugural publication, the present volume represents a significant achievement. Although simple in design, our binding reflects the typically well-executed and generally undervalued work produced with the Bumpus name for a substantial period, beginning in the latter part of the 19th century. Packer says that the Bumpus bindings emanated from the bookselling firm of John and Edward Bumpus, which was founded in 1780, and the Bumpus name still held an honored place among London binderies well into the 20th century.

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      1909. One of 750 Copies, Signed by the Artist[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. OMAR KHAYYÁM. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1909].Limited to 750 copies, numbered and signed by the artist (this copy being No. 68). Large quarto (12 5/16 x 9 7/8 inches; 313 x 250 mm.). [124] pp. (including inserted title). Twenty color plates mounted on buff vellum-like paper with gilt over tan decorative borders. With descriptive tissue guards. Text printed on rectos only within a brown decorative border.Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Lacking silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Tan end-papers stamped in light olive green with a repeated peacock feather design. Ink name on front paste-down. Minimal discoloration to vellum, otherwise a near fine copy."In point of excellence of art, popularity, distinction and profit the crowning achievement... was the publication of the Fitzgerald version of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám illustrated by Edmund Dulac. The book was a joy and a treasure. Its public acceptance was immediate and great."Hughey 21.

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        [Photo Album]: Boys Camp

      Massachusetts. 1909. Oblong octavo. Measuring 10" x 12". Black cloth photo album with "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front cover. A collection of 127 sepia toned photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2" and 6" x 8" with captions. An album compiled by Laurence C. Pond while away at a boys camp, Camp Wildwood, Maine in 1909. The photos include two panoramas of the tented encampment, as well as large 6" x 8" images of the campers and counselors, a stone fireplace from the main lodge, a group doing calisthenics, boys in their tent, and swimming. The journey to camp is documented in photos of the train yard and travel through Piscataquis Valley, Maine. Boys are seen participating in a variety of activities from exercise to sawing wood and balancing on logs, as you do. There are images of boys rowing, sleeping in tents, and posing with baseball bats. Maine's natural beauty is the setting for all of these photos showing off mountains, rivers, and lakes, including Spencer pond where they went trout fishing, seen here with a decent catch for the day. An extensive look at a boys camp shown through the amateur photography of a camper. .

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        Oberitalienische Landschaft.

      - Radierung, 1909, auf bräunlichem Kupferdruckpapier, in der Platte monogrammiert. 35,3:43 cm. Literatur: Beringer 84, II (von III). Sehr guter Abdruck mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg – seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München – führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Original pale buff cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt to spine and front cover. In the original box. With 20 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. An excellent copy, housed in the original illustrated box which is somewhat rubbed, browned and spotted, one corner of the tray splitting, but remains very good. First Dulac edition.

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        Elemente der exakten Erblichkeitslehre mit Grundzügen der biologischen Variationsstatistik

      Jena: G. Fischer, 1909. Introduction of the Term ???Gene??? Johannsen, Wilhelm L. (1857-1927). Elemente der exakten Erblichkeitslehre mit Grundzügen der biologischen Variationsstatistik. 8vo. vi, 515, [1, errata]pp. Text diagrams. Jena: G. Fischer, 1909. 230 x 156 mm. Half morocco, marbled boards ca. 1909, some wear at spine and edges, paper label pasted to front cover. Endpapers a bit spotted, but very good. Library bookplate and stamp (on title) of the K. K. Deutsche techn. Hochschule in Brünn. First Edition of the work that introduced the term â??geneâ? to describe the unit of heredity. Johannsenâ??s work was â??the first and most influential textbook of genetics on the European continent. About half the book was devoted to the mathematical and statistical methods needed in the analysis of the quantitative data arising from experiments in genetics. . . . Johannsen defined the basic concepts of a new scienceâ??â??gene,â?? â??genotype,â?? â??phenotypeâ??â??and forecast the effects to be expected from it upon the central problem of biology, that of the mechanism of organic evolution . . . Many European biologists owed to [the Elemente] their introduction to geneticsâ? (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Johannsen was also responsible for coining the terms â??genotype,â? referring to the heritable genetic makeup of a cell or organism, and â??phenotype,â? referring to the composite of an organismâ??s observable characteristics or traits (which can be affected both by genes and the environment). Norman / Historyofmedicine.com 6844.

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        The Wild Rose: A Volume of Poems

      London and New York: David Nutt (1909) - London and New York: David Nutt (1909). The second collection of Uranian verse by the American connosieur, which includes eighty-six poems exalting same-sex love, particularly of the pedarastic variety. Warren wrote several books on similar themes, all of which display his zeal for Greek ideals of Platonic love and comradeship. All of his books were published under variations of this pseudonym and the title apparently alludes to Warren's symbol for Greek "comrade-love." A very good copy in the original publisher's suede leather binding with gold embossed cover decoration, covers and spine unevenly darkened, rear cover lightly abraded, light discoloration at front and rear hinges. Quite uncommon. Laid into the book is a 6pp. ALS from the author dated 1921 in which he discusses various personal and family matters. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        John Thorndyke's Cases

      London, Chatto and Windus. 1909., 1909. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo, pp.288; [32], advertisements. With fifteen black and white plates. Publisher's brown cloth, spine slightly cocked, a little rubbed to extremities. Near Fine. Formerly sold by |Heritage Book Shop, with their pencil code to rear endpaper. The first Thorndyke collection. Forensic investigator Dr. John Thorndyke was the first truly scientific detective- (Book Collector, 272) Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction p137-141.

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        A magnificent recently discovered piece of New York history! The original 21 year lease signed by six Gimbel brothers by which they leased the land upon which they quickly built their landmark New York store which opened in 1910

      New York, New York, April 23, 1909. 8" x 10.5". "Historically Important Printed Document Initialed and Signed ?Jacob Gimbel,? ?Isaac Gimbel,? ?Charles Gimbel,? ?Daniel Gimbel,? ?Ellis A. Gimbel,? ?Louis S. Gimbel,? and ?Nathan Hamburger? as Tenant (on page 31), 31p, 8? x 10.5?. April 23, 1909. Vintage notation on cover page ?Original ?" fully executed.? Fine condition.The original 21 year lease by which Gimbel Brothers, New York leased the land upon which they built their landmark New York store paying $605,000 for the first three years commencing on August 1, 1910, increasing annually to $615,000 and $620,000, and then to $630,000 for 1916-1920 and $655,000 for the last 11 years ending on July 31, 1931.Also signed ?John Q. Lockman? as President of Greeley Square Realty Company, the Landlord, and ?Jacob Gimbel? as President and, as witness, ?Daniel Gimbel? as Secretary of Gimbel Brothers, New York, the Tenant (on page 27). Corporate Seals of both Gimbel Brothers and Greeley Square are affixed to this page. Lockman?s signature is notarized in Manhattan (page 28) and Jacob Gimbel?s signature was notarized in Philadelphia where he resided (page 29). At that time, the only Gimbel store was in Philadelphia.Attached at the conclusion of this deed is the 35? x 27.5? floor plan dated April 16, 1909. Copies of three letters between the New York law firm of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett and Gimbel Brothers relating to this floor plan are attached to it. The plan shows the First Floor, the Basement Floor, and the Sub Basement, noting ?9th Story Floor to be 327.47? elevation.? The Mezzanine and the location of six Passenger Elevators are also noted.Article I of this deed provides that ?There is also hereby reserved by and to Landlord, and Landlord shall have, the right to grant to or vest in Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Company, its successors and assigns, or any of them, all or any of the following rights, which rights shall be superior to the rights of Tenant hereunder, that is to say: The right to the exclusive use and occupation of the spaces hereinafter specified, for the purpose of handling and storing baggage, mail and express matter, and for ticket offices and any other necessary purposes of and adjuncts to ... the underground railroad station to be located at Broadway and Thirty-third Street...?There are sections of the Sub Basement, the Basement Floor, the First Floor, and the 9th Floor marked with red diagonal lines noted ?space hatched red to be occupied by H. & M.R.R. Co.? The Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Co. is known today as PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson). Construction began on the existing tunnels under the Hudson River in 1890, but stopped shortly thereafter when funding ran out. Construction of the Hudson Tubes resumed in 1900 and on July 19, 1909, three months after this deed was signed, service began between the Hudson Terminal in Lower Manhattan and Jersey City, New Jersey.Bavarian Jewish immigrant Adam Gimbel (1817-1896) arrived in the United States in 1835. He opened a general store in Vincennes, Indiana, in 1842, moved to Danville, Illinois, in the 1880s, and, in 1887, relocated to the fast growing town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which had a sizable population of German immigrants. His store quickly became the leading department store in Milwaukee. The saying in town was that Gimbel had ""a surplus of capital and a surplus of Gimbels."" With one successful store and planning for the future of his eight sons, Gimbel saw that a second store was needed. In 1894, sons Daniel, Jacob, and Ellis opened a seven-story department store in Philadelphia.On June 16, 1910, ?The New York Timers? headlined ?Gimbel Store Completed,? noting that ?the contract was signed on April 23, 1909, and the excavating work consumed five months, so that the work of construction proper did not actually begin until well in October of last year...? The store opened on September 29, 1910, just 13 days after the death of 55-year-old Nathan Hamburger, a signer of this lease. Nathan had become an apprentice to Adam Gimbel in Vincennes in 1869 and was in charge of the Milwaukee store.Gimbels? new store had two basement floors which was actually a department store in itself with the same kinds of goods as in the upper floors but of a lesser quality and lower price that would attract the small wage earner. The ?Times? called it a ?chief innovation in the new store.?Gimbels soon became the primary rival to the department store across the street, Macy?s. The rhetorical question ""Does Macy's tell Gimbels?"" became a popular phrase which meant that competitors are not supposed to share secrets with one another. While Gimbels closed in 1986, it lives on at least once a year, around Christmas, when ?Miracle on 34th Street? is televised. In the 1947 Oscar winning motion picture, Macy?s Santa sent customers to Gimbels when the store did not have what the customer wanted, initially resulting in his firing. The ?Miracle? refers to what happened next."

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. - One of 750 Copies, Signed by the Artist[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. OMAR KHAYYÁM. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1909].Limited to 750 copies, numbered and signed by the artist (this copy being No. 68). Large quarto (12 5/16 x 9 7/8 inches; 313 x 250 mm.). [124] pp. (including inserted title). Twenty color plates mounted on buff vellum-like paper with gilt over tan decorative borders. With descriptive tissue guards. Text printed on rectos only within a brown decorative border.Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Lacking silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Tan end-papers stamped in light olive green with a repeated peacock feather design. Ink name on front paste-down. Minimal discoloration to vellum, otherwise a near fine copy."In point of excellence of art, popularity, distinction and profit the crowning achievement. was the publication of the Fitzgerald version of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám illustrated by Edmund Dulac. The book was a joy and a treasure. Its public acceptance was immediate and great."Hughey 21.

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        Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, The

      1909. first edition. With Twelve Fine Color Plates by William Russell Flint[FLINT, W. Russell, illustrator]. AURELIUS, Marcus. The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. Translated by George Long. Illustrated by W. Russell Flint. London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1909. First Flint-illustrated edition, limited to 500 copies on hand-made Riccardi paper, this being copy no. 262. Quarto (10 1/2 x 7 5/8 in; 267 x 193 mm). [4, blank], [8], 108, [1, colophon], [7, blank] pp. Twelve tipped-in color plates with tissue guards captioned in red. Publisher's original holland backed blue boards. Printed paper labels on front board and spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spare front board label tipped-in at end. A fine copy.The second book published by the Riccardi Press, imprint of the Medici Society.Marcus Aurelius (AD 26 April 121 ?- 17 March 180), was Roman Emperor from AD 161 to 180. He was the last of the "Five Good Emperors," and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. His classic Stoic tome Meditations [Thoughts], written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration.Sir Russell Flint, the master water color artist, was born in 1880 in Edinburgh as the first son of Wighton Flint, a watercolorist and designer by profession. His first formal education in art was received at the age of 14 from the Royal Institute School of Art which he attended while working as an apprentice for a firm of printers.Having finished his six year apprenticeship as a draftsman he moved to London where he was employed as a medical illustrator. In 1903 he started working for the Illustrated London News as an illustrator, soon achieving success and fame.His earliest work includes illustrations done for the Illustrated London News from 1903 to 1907 and his first book illustrations: King Solomon?'s Mines in 1905, followed by Imitation of Christ in 1908, two volumes of Savoy Operas (Gilbert and Sullivan) and The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius. Later prominent works include The Scholar Gipsy (1912) and The Heroes, and The Canturbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer (1913). Ransom, p. 395.

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        Cartel Mural de Toros) GRANADA. DESPEDIDA DE "LAGARTIJILLO".

      - 16 de Mayo de 1909. Toros de TEODORO VALLE. Matadores: VICENTE PASTOR y ANTONIO MORENO ("Lagartijillo"). Cartel Mural Ilustrado a Todo Color con motivos Arabescos (103x262 ctms.) MONUMENTAL EJEMPLAR. RARO. Restaurado. (T-138) CARTELES TAUROMAQUIA

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        The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 (2 Vols.)

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1909. Hardcover. Near Fine. A lovely example of the 1st state of the 1909 1st American edition (the London edition was relesed in the same year), with the silver design to the front panels. Complete in 2 thick quarto volumes. A very handsome set. Clean and easily Near Fine, with one small bump at Vol. II's bottom front corner. Otherwise, clean as could be, with bright silver lettering and design and no writing or markings of any kind internally. 3 folding maps and a folding panoramic photo plate in the rear pocket of Vol. II. Extensive halftone and color illustrations thruout. This is the story of the Nimrod expedition that almost reached the South Pole, turning back in the face of an emergency. It preceded the glorious disaster that was the Endurance expedition. (Rosove 305.C1, Spence 1097).

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        Scènes Galantes et libertines des Artistes du XVIIIe siècle.

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza & Cie 1909 - 38 planches hors texte dont 2 avec double gravure soit 40 illustrations. 10 en couleurs par Eisen, Moreau le jeune, Boucher, Fragonard, etc. Serpentes légendées. Jolie vignette de titre en couleurs, lettrines rouges, culs-de-lampe. Complet & Contrôle. ÉDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci un des 275 sur Hollande à la forme fabriqué spécialement. Offert à M. Lucien Descaves, imprimé face au titre. Paris, L'Édition d'Art H. Piazza & Cie - 1909 - 117 pages. Broché sous couverture rempliée imprimée, avec vignette. Pas de rousseur. Papier de soie de protection. Parfait in-4°(31x24). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Orpheus in Mayfair,

      London: Mills and Boon, Limited,, 1909. and other stories. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. Spine slightly faded and rolled. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "C. L. from M. B., 1910". "C.L." is identified in a pencil note on the front pastedown as Lady Constance Lytton. From the library of Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the front pastedown; Hobson (1921-2014) was the director of Sotheby's and noted bibliophile.

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Quarto. Contemporary green quarter morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With 20 tipped in colour plates, tissue guards. Some occasional light foxing and minor rubbing to spine and corners, an excellent copy. First Dulac edition. A handsomely bound copy.

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        Meyers Großes Konversations- Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens.

      Lpz., Bibliographisches Institut, 1909-13.. 6., gänzl. neubearb. u. verm. Aufl. 21 Bde. 4°. Mit mehr als 11000 Abb. im Text und auf über 1400 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen sowie 130 Textbeilagen (teils Chromolitho. Taf.). OHldr., goldgeprägter Rückentitel (Jugendstil). Minim. Gebrauchsspuren. Guter Zustand!.

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        A Few Suggestions for Ornamental Decoration

      1909. PARSONS, Thos. & Sons. A Few Suggestions for Ornamental Decoration. Compiled by F. Scott Mitchell. 130 pp. Illustrated throughout with decoration examples and 4 plates with colour samples. 8vo., 216 x 140 mm, bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt title and floral design on front cover. London: Thos. Parsons & Sons, 1909. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition of this promotional publication for the firm of Thos. Parsons & Sons, Manufacturers of Varnishes, Japans, Enamels and Fine Colours, a mine of ornamental designs up to the Art Nouveau and Arts and Craft periods, all utilizing Parsons' paints and varnishes.

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        The Philosophy of Chiropractic

      Davenport, Iowa USA: The Palmer School of Chiropractic. 1909. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First edition, 1909, with long inscription signed by the author on the preliminary blank. Spine labeled as volume V [5] but this was published as a stand-alone volume in the author's series. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering, 559, xvii pages, the later pages being advertisements for the first four volumes and other products offered by the Palmer School of Chiropractic. Covers rubbed with light bumping to the corners, 3/8" tear to spine fabric near the title, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. The inscription, signed and dated May 1909, is to a Miss Mabel Mead - which we have identified as an osteopath licensed by the state of Illinois at that time - thanking her for her assistance with the book. Signed: I Inscribed by The Author

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        Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co, 1908 [1909] - Large quarto. Original light brown cloth box with pictorial label to front cover, dark green art paper portfolio containing title page, 24 colour plates and the parchment endpapers from the book issue, each mounted on dark green art paper. Box with neat repair to one corner, extremities lightly rubbed, a few small bumps to fore edge of front cover, the occasional light crease to corners of mount paper. An excellent copy with crisp plates. Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. First edition, portfolio issue. This deluxe edition is one of about 160 copies and was issued in 1909 (although the imprint states 1908), a year after the trade edition. It is in a much larger format than the standard edition and is extremely scarce.

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        MATIN (LE) N° 9152 DU 19 03 1909

      1909 - LA CRISE DU PARTI RADICAL PAR CAMILLE PELLETAN - ELECTIONS DE 1906 DE DECEMBRE 1908 ET DE 1909 - VA-T-ON FERTILISER LE DESERT - ON DECOUVRE L'ANCETRE DU BLE - PROPOS D'UN PARISIEN PAR CLEMENT VAUTEL - NOUS AVONS DEUX ACADEMICIENS NOUVEAUX - LE BILAN DE LA MARINE VA ETRE DEPOSE A LA CHAMBRE - LES SOLDATS REMPLACENT LES POSTIERS - LE GOUVERNEMENT SUPPRIME LES GARANTIES DU PERSONNEL DANS TOUS LES CAS DE GREVE - LA JOURNEE - Genre : Revue [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Entwurf mit verschiedenen Blüten.

      - Deckfarben und Spritztechnik, über Bleistift, 1909, auf grünlichem Velin, rechts unten monogrammiert „MvL". 24,9:24,6 cm. Aufgezogen, verso mit dem Stempel der „Meggendorfer Blätter", Nr. 266 B (Bd. 77, S. 163). Über die Ausbildung der österreichischen Künstlerin ist kaum etwas bekannt. Sie arbeitete vor allem als Illustratorin insbesondere für Märchen-, Kinder- und Jugendbücher sowie fast 30 Jahre lang für die „Meggendorfer Blätter", einer 1888-1944 herausgegebenen Münchner Zeitschrift für Humor und Kunst mit Witzen, Erzählungen, Gedichten, Karikaturen und Bildergeschichten. Darüber hinaus war sie als Designerin (zweidimensionale Muster für Glasarbeiten) tätig und Mitglied des 1908 gegründeten Künstlerbund Klosterneuburg.

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