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      0 - Lang: Español 0 0 pages. Publicado Por Tauchnitz, En Leipzig, 1909. Media Piel Y Cartoné Editorial, Con Nervios Y Letras Al Cuño, En Oro. 766 Pp, In 4º Mayor. Profusamente Ilustrado Con Laminas En Autotypia, Fuera Del Texo Y Con 115 Grabados En El Texto, Ademas De Litografias A Colores En Pagina Aparte Y Protegidas Con Papel Cebolla. Muy Buen Estado, Con Pequeño Deterioro En La Cabezadel Lomo.2600G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Hierofante]
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      JM DENT/EP DUTTON, LONDON/NY 1909 - 24 coloured illustrations by CE Brock, Vellum binding, gold gilt on cover and spine, general shelf wear, age toned endpages, pencil markings on front endpaper, light foxing on first & last few pages, covers are significantly bowed, however, very nice copy. DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: 395 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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      London: Elkin Mathews, [1909].. Small octavo. Stiff pale blue wrappers, with handcolored pictorial vignette. Illustrated throughout by the author. Wrappers sunned at spine and fore-edge of lower wrapper, usual slight tanning to text stock, but a very nice copy, very good or better. First edition, ordinary issue, of "One of Jack B. Yeats's Books for Children." This issue was published at one shilling; for five shillings, one could buy a copy colored throughout by Yeats, and with an original drawing. COLBECK II:955.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Original vellum, titles and illustration to cover and spine gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, yellow ribbons. Frontispiece and 19 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Front board lightly bowed as usual, faint bump to top corner of front board, edges of text block browned, occasional foxing to margins. An excellent copy. Deluxe signed limited edition, this is number 365 of 750 specially bound copies. From the library of Waldorf and Nancy Astor, with the bookplate of their library at Cliveden to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Plan of Chicago

      Commercial Club of Chicago 1909 - 4to. 164 p., ill, pl. Hardcover. Publisher's cloth. Gilt spine. Limited edition, no. 1208 of 1650 copies. TEG. Good binding and cover. Library markings. Wear to extremities. Clean, unmarked pages. 14 full-page plates, 12 two-page spreads and three fold outs. Per wiki: The Burnham Plan is a popular name for the 1909 Plan of Chicago, co-authored by Daniel Burnham and Edward H. Bennett. It recommended an integrated series of projects including new and widened streets, parks, new railroad and harbor facilities, and civic buildings. Though only portions of the plan were realized, the document reshaped Chicago's central area and was an important influence on the new field of city planning.Per U Chicago, "The Plan focused on six major physical elements: 1. improving the lakefront 2. developing a highway system 3. improving the freight and passenger railway systems 4. acquisition of an outer park system 5. arranging systematic streets; and 6. creation of a civic center of cultural institutions and government." An important work in the history of city planning and the development of Chicago. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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      The Academy Publishing Company. London. 1909. First edition, first impression. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.7 inches). Inscribed by the author on the verso of the half title, "Mrs White, with the best wishes & kind remembrances of the author, Alfred Bruce Douglas. July 1917". And with a privately printed Christmas greeting titled "On a Showing of the Nativity" inscribed by Douglas, "With good Xmas wishes to you both, from Alfred Douglas. 1917". The Christmas poem is tipped-in to the front free endpaper along with two newspaper clippings, one a letter to the editor from Douglas and the other a Wordsworth poem. A very good bright and clean copy in the publishers grey paper covered boards with gilt lettering to the front panel. Housed in a half green morocco clam shell box with raised bands to spine. Compartments ruled in blind and gilt and lettered and decorated in gilt, too. Red title label, gilt. Marbled paper on boards.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      London: The Academy Publishing Company, 1909. First edition. 30 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original paper-covered boards. Light wear to extremities. In half brown morocco clamshell box. Inscribed with ALS Inscribed on the verso of the half-title: "Alexander Tucker from Alfred Douglas July 1909." With an ALS to Tucker from Douglas on The Academy stationery, dated July 26, 1909, sending him this copy of Sonnets, and noting, "I think, in the words of Homer, that 'The wine had gone round a bout our minds' the other eveing".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      London: Elkin Mathews, 1909. First edition (one of 1,000 copies printed, 500 of which were used for the combined edition with EXULTATIONS). 59, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's drab paper boards lettered in gold on front cover and spine. Lovely copy, with only very faint darkening to spine. Bookplate of Coman Leavenworth on the front pastedown, and red-stamped chop on the flyleaf. First edition (one of 1,000 copies printed, 500 of which were used for the combined edition with EXULTATIONS). 59, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        Ginger & Pickles.

      London, Frederick Warne and Co., 1909 - London, Frederick Warne and Co., 1909, first edition. Color frontispiece with several other illustrations, most of them in color, with the 1909 publication date on the title page, Ginger was a tom-cat and Pickles was a terrier, they gave unlimited credit to their customers, Peter Rabbit among them, and thus went broke. Nearly all the paper along the spine has chipped away, else a solid copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        Messiah : the ancestral hope of the ages, "the desire of all nations," as proved from the records on the sun-dried bricks of Babylonia, the papyri and pyramids of Egypt, the frescoes of the Roman catacombs... ... and on the Chinese ... (Truncated)

      Tokyo : Keiseisha, (ca. 1909), 1909, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: Messiah : the ancestral hope of the ages, "the desire of all nations," as proved from the records on the sun-dried bricks of Babylonia, the papyri and pyramids of Egypt, the frescoes of the Roman catacombs... ... and on the Chinese incised memorial stone at Cho'ang / by E. A. GordonVery good bound in the original gilt-blocked, string-tied boards. Gilt title to front board, with gilt decorations to front and back boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Minor library marks remain internally. Very light tanning to page margins. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Physical desc.: 212p., frontis., illus., plates (partly col.) maps. ; 29 cm. Subjects: Messiah - archaeology - Biblical archaeology. Messiah - History of doctrines. Theology - Comparative and non-Christian - General. Contents: King-kiao-pei, or The speaking stone. -The gazelle of Eridu, or The Turanian Christ. -Four great khans, or The divine lawgiver. -The lotus of the pyramids, or The funeral of Jacob. -The king's highway. Front cover title reads: In the name of the Messiah.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

      New York: The Century Co.,, 1909. 4 volumes, folio (302 × 208 mm). Contemporary red quarter morocco, spines gilt in compartments, red cloth to sides, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Colour frontispieces and 276 plates, many of them coloured, 15 maps. Some occasional light foxing, boards marked and some rubbing to spines. A very good set. 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]
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      SOCIETE DE SAINT-JEAN L'EVANGELISTE / DESCLEE, LEFEBVRE ET CIE 1909 - R320067762: 177 pages augmentées de nombreux fac similés - Renfort papier kraft marron au dos- - Dont quqlues planches depliantes - 1 etiquette collée au dos . 3 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. OCTOBRE 1909 - JUILLET 1912 / NOTA : La Paléographie musicale est une série de publications, composée principalement des photographies et des fac-similés de manuscrits, et fondée auprès de l'abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes en 1889 par Dom André Mocquereau, afin de promouvoir les études scientifiques et la restauration du chant grégorien In-Folio Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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      New York: Dodge Publishing Co, 1909. Lovely copy, the cover pristine with all the red and white lettering and vignette intact - rarely found thus and in a good+ dust jacket. Foxing spots to text block edges. Partially unopened. [x], 185p. Illustrated by Bessie Pease Gutmann with 10 color plates and text drawings, every page with illustrated borders in blue. Blue ribbed cloth with spine titles in white, the upper cover with white title and a large vignette of Humpty Dumpty in white and red. Uniform edition with Gutmann's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Rarely found with the cover in this really fine condition.

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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        Original Autograph Letter, Signed ("S. L. Clemens"), to Mrs. Hookway].

      Stormfield, Redding, CT. 7 June 1909. - Two pages, in ink, on two panels of a folded oblong quarto sheet of letterhead. Ca. 125+ words. Folded for mailing, tanned from having been at some point framed, a few faint smudges, otherwise very good. To "Dear Mrs. Hookway," evidently a teacher involved in the staging of children's dramatic productions, following up on an earlier letter and receipt of some photographs, as well as a parcel of letters written to him by the children: "The photographs have come, & they were a charming surprise to me, they so far exceeded my expectations. Certainly the staging & costuming of the piece were beautiful; & little by little, & bit by bit, I gathered the piece itself from the 85 letters of the children, much as one patches one of those incoherent puzzle things together & finds that it is a picture - a picture that is graceful, & orderly, & full of life and color . Once or twice in my life, no doubt, I have received 85 letters in one mail, but I haven't received 85 interesting ones in one mail until now. With many, many thanks, Sincerely yours S.L. Clemens."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        THE COACHBUILDER Comprising Engravings of Popular Australasian Vehicles with Tables of Measurements. Second Edition Revised and Enlarged.

      J. E. Bishop & Co., 1909, Second Edition280 pages, advertisments, including advert for Eliza Tinsley Iron, Steel & Machinery Merchant of Bourke St. Melb; that has a colour postcard size card of their building pasted to the page, a very nice copy that has been rebound in dark red cloth with the original front cover title design mounted on front cover, paper title label on spine, gilt rule head and tail. This edition is enlarged by the addition of 245 original engravings supplied by the Australasian Coachbuilders and Wheelwrights and from photographs supplied by Australian and New Zealand Coachbuilers, with a total of 430 illustrations + adverts, the last 10 photographs are of automobiles. ; 285 x 230mm

      [Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders and Bookselle]
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        Ginger & Pickles

      London, Frederick Warne and Co., 1909, first edition. Color frontispiece with several other illustrations, most of them in color, with the 1909 publication date on the title page, Ginger was a tom-cat and Pickles was a terrier, they gave unlimited credit to their customers, Peter Rabbit among them, and thus went broke. Nearly all the paper along the spine has chipped away, else a solid copy.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Press Cuttings: A Topical Sketch

      New York: Brentano's. 1909. First. First American edition. Copyright printing, one of 50 copies printed simultaneously with the English edition to establish copyright in the U.S. Faint crease to the front wrap, still a fine copy in wrappers. A lovely copy, purchased by us directly from a member of the Brentano family. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Les Soeurs Vatard. Illustrées De Vingt-huit Compositions Dont Cinq Hors Texte En Couleurs Par J. F. Raffaëlli.

      A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Paris 1909 - Anteportada, con la justificación de tiraje en el reverso - portada - VI pp. -262 pp. - 1 hoja - 2 hojas añadidas con la publicidad de la obra y numerosas láminas. Edición de 30 ejemplares en papel Grand Japon, conteniendo doble "suite" a parte, de los 28 aguafuertes originales del texto, 5 en lámina y a color, y el resto entre el texto. Ejemplar que perteneció a Lucien Descaves, célebre escritor francés, nominado y firmado a mano por el editor. Acompaña nuestro ejemplar una carta manuscrita con parte de su sobre y una nota de cita del editor Ferroud al autor dramaturgo Descaves. Muy correcta encuadernación a media piel. Corte superior dorado. Size: 27,5 x 21 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; 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.

      [Bookseller: Austin's Antiquarian Books]
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        Handbuch der Physiologischen Optik. Dritte Aufl. ergänzt und hg. in Gemeinschaft mit A. Gullstrand und J. von Kries von W. Nagel.,

      Hamburg/Lpz. Voss 1909-11. - 3 Bde. (kompl.) kl.-4°. XVI, 376; VIII, 391; VIII, 564 S. Mit insg. 307 Textabb., 9 Taf. u. 1 Portrait. HLdr. d. Zt. Kanten berieb. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (1821-1894), deutscher Physiologe und Physiker. - Bd. I: Einleitung - Die Dioptrik des Auges/ Bd. II: Die Lehre von den Gesichtsempfindungen/ Bd. III: Die Lehre von der Gesichtswahrnehmung. Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Leben und Thaten des scharfsinnigen Edlen Don Quixote von la Mancha. Übersetzt von Ludwig Tieck. Mit 16 Originalradierungen von Karl Walser.

      Berlin, Cassirer 1909.. Vier Bände. Kl.-8°. Zus. 2004 S. + 16 Graphikbl., OGanzlederbde. mit blind- u. goldgepr. Zeichnungen auf Vorder- u. Rückdeckeln, mit Goldpr., goldgepr. Lederrsch. u. Kopfgoldschnitten. Das äußerst empfindliche, handgeschöpfte Büttenpapier teils gebräunt u. stockfl. (Tafeln davon nicht betroffen), teilweise mit Feuchtigkeitsrändern - der Zustand des Papier wird sich Ihnen beim Lesen des nachfolgenden Kommentars erschließen. Innendeckel jeweils mit Exlibris. Die schönen Einbände hervorragend erhalten. Insgesamt sehr gutes, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Badorrek-Hoguth A 6. Schauer II.57.. * Eins von 200 Exemplaren. - Nun zum Papier: Für diese Ausgabe wurden Originalbögen der Cervantes-Ausgabe 1810 - 1816 (Berlin, Unger bzw. Realschulbuchhandlung) verwendet. Hierbei handelt es sich um die zweite, verbesserte Auflage. Ergänzt um vorgebundene neue Titelblätter u. Walsers Radierungen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Matthias Loidl]
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        Netsuke. Versuch einer Geschichte der japanischen Schnitzkunst. Von Albert Brockhaus. Mit 272 schwarzen und 53 bunten Abbildungen.

      Leipzig: Brockhaus 1909.. Zweite [2.] verbesserte Auflage / Second [2nd] revised Edition. XVI, 482 Seiten; mit 272 Textabbildungen sowie 53 farbigen Abbildungen auf Tafeln unter Seidenpapier. Grauer Orig.-Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel sowie Lesebändchen und Kopfgoldschnitt.. Standardwerk zu Netsuke in der gesuchten zweiten Auflage. - Ecken und Kanten des sehr sensiblen Veloursledereinbandes teils berieben, im Bereich des Buchkopfes etwas stärker. Kurzer Besitzervermerk mit Bleistift auf der Rückseite des vorderen Vorsatzpapieres. Deckel mit kleinem Fleck. Zwei Tafeln lose, eine Tafel am Rand minimal eingerissen. Band sonst in gutem bis sehr gutem Zustand. - The corners and edges are somewhat worn, nevertheless the whole book is very solid and nicely preserved. Good to very good condition. - Hadamitzky/Kocks: Japan-Bibliographie, 898.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer - www.bibliotheca-th]
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        The Heart of the Antarctic

      London: William Heinemann,, 1909. Being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907?-1909. With an introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc. an account of the first journey to the south magnetic pole by Professor T. W. Edgeworth David, F.R.S. 2 volumes, octavo. Bound in recent dark blue morocco, titles and ship device to spine gilt, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. 3 maps and a panorama bound in at the rear of volume 2, 12 coloured and 257 black and white plates, and numerous illustrations and diagrams in the text. Some mild spotting to a few leaves, an excellent copy. First Edition. Shackleton's account of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1907?-9 (Nimrod). "Their sledge journey to the south magnetic pole was one of the three foremost achievements of this expedition. The other two achievements were, first, the ascent and survey of Mount Erebus (12,448 feet), the active volcano on Ross Island and, second, the southern sledge journey, which reached within 100 miles of the south pole" (ODNB). Sir Raymond Priestley (1886?-1974), a British Geologist and Antarctic explorer who accompanied Shackleton on the 1907?-1913 Antarctic expeditions, said, "For scientific leadership, give me Scott; for swift and efficient travel, Amundsen; but when you are in a hopeless situation, when there seems to be no way out, get on your knees and pray for Shackleton."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Das Isartal.

      Mchn., Callwey, 1909.. 41 x 32 cm. Mit 8 Farblithographien von Ernst Müller-Bernburg. Illustr. OUmschlag.. Mit einer 4-seitigen Einleitung von Fritz von Ostini, komplett im Original-Umschlag. Enthält u.a.: Am Georgenstein im Winter; Blick auf Grünwald von Pullach aus; Blick von der Römerschanze; Am Fuss der Römerschanze; Burg Grünwald im Mai; Ickinger Kirche; Blick auf die Zugspitze; Winterabend bei Wolfratshausen. - Sehr dekorative, farblich reizvolle Blätter, jeweils in der Platte signiert. - Umschlaginnenseite mit hs. Widmung des Künstlers!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Durch Deutsch-Kiautschou; aus den Aufzeichnungen des Missionsinspektors Sauberzweig Schmidt über seine Visitation in Nordchina im Jahre 1905. 3. Heft seines literarischen Nachlasses / hrsg. von Martin Schlunk

      Berlin, Buchhandlung der Berliner evangelischen Missionsgesellschaft, 1909.. Rote Original-Leinwand, 8°, 100 Seiten, photographische Abbildungen im Text. Mit handschr. Namenszug von alter Hand auf Titel und wenigen dezenten Bleistiftanmerkungen im Text (könnten ausradiert werden). Schönes, sauberes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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      HACHETTE ET CIE 1909 - R320066427: 1152 + pages augmentées de nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc in texte - Plats et contre-plats jaspés - coins émoussés - Dos partiellement insolés - Dos à 5 nefs - Titre, tomaison, années, fleurons dorés aux dos . intérieurs en bon etat.5 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES dont une sur les caricatures a travers les ages. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos fané. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.49-Presse illustrée, magazines, revues [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Their Hearts' Desire

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1909 New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. 1909. Two copies, first editions. 9.5" x 6", 152 pp. Illustrations by Harrison Fisher. Gilt and lavender margin decorations on each page by Theodore B. Hapgood. Two covers, at least one presumably a variant: One copy bears a Fisher cover illustration of a left-facing brunette, the other of a right-facing blond. Both are in gilt-decorated lavender cloth binding, with the brunette copy still accompanied by its original glassine jacket in rather remarkably unharmed condition for such a fragile item (the jacket would fit either copy, of course). Both copies with very light peripheral wear, near fine. Gorgeous copies. Brunette copy with a couple of foxing spots on a front end paper; blonde copy with a previous owner's gift inscription. A short romantic story by Frances Foster Perry, more collectible yet for its status as one of the early twentieth century finely bound and decorated books featuring beautiful women of the era drawn by the likes of Harrison Fisher [in this case], Howard Chandler Christy and others. Eyecatchers; as near fine as near fine gets. Scarce pair. L67

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        Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript mit U. und eh. Brief mit U.

      Semmering, 21. September 1909.. Zusammen 2 SS. 4to und kl.-8vo. - Mit eh. Kuvert.. An Martin Flaum in Berlin mit dem Gedicht "Beethovensche Sonate". Das Begleitschreiben: "Die jetzt öfter sich einstellenden Wünsche der Abiturienten nach Beiträgen für die Abschiedszeitungen freuen mich aus ganzem Herzen: sie sind ehrenvoll für die Bittenden, ehrenvoll und erfreulich für uns, die Dichter; denn wir wünschen nichts sehnlicher, als für unsre deutsche Jugend zu dichten. Bewahren Sie sich - das bitte ich auch Ihren lieben Kollegen zu sagen - Ihre Begeisterung für die deutsche Dichtung und Kunst, das wird Ihnen zum Segen gereichen!" - Das Gedicht etw. gebräunt und mit kleinen Fehlstellen in der Faltung.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 27. IV. 1909.. 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.. An Hofkapellmeister Luze: "Bitte dringend mich noch im Lauf des heutigen Tages wissen zu lassen, welche Einlagen zur Mariazeller Messe bei der Haydnfeier gemacht werden [...]". - Der eng mit Johannes Brahms befreundete und später als dessen Nachlaßverwalter eingesetzte Eusebius Mandyczewski war seit 1879 Chormeister an der Wiener Singakademie; von 1887 bis 1929 als Archivar und Bibliothekar der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde tätig, unterrichtete er seit 1896 auch am Konservatorium, wo u. a. Rudolf Bella, Karl Prohaska und George Szell zu seinen Schülern zählten. - Mit gedr. Briefkopf der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The New Golfer's Almanac for the Year 1910 [GOLF]

      Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1909 - "Second Impression" statement at copyright page. A. W. Bartlett dustjacket art and illustrations. An extremely uncommon golf title to be found in dustjacket. "Carefully compiled and computed on an ingenious astronomical basis for the year 1910 A. D. and containing a Calender and reliable Weather Predictions for every Month, besides an Entertaining Miscellany of Golfing Literature and Information, hitherto (probably) unassembled in a single Book." Near Fine, in a nearly Very Good fragile dustjacket, shallow chips at flap corners, light stain at top front panel, inch lacking at lower spine end, split along front spine edge, piece of scotch tape at verso of top spine end. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Blue Goops And Red: A Manual Of Manners for Children

      FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY, NEW YORK 1909 - Wonderful full page line drawings showing children behaving well in different circumstances with a preceding half page illustrating the disorderly blue goops. When the half page is turned, it gives new meaning to the picture. Text on the reverse of the half page describes what the blue goops did wrong. Very clever. Covers have soil and discoloration. Gilt title on spine and gilt title and illustration on cover. Spine darkening. Interior with a few smudges and small tears, else clean and tight. Top/bottom of spine and corners some rubs. Overall good cover. Very scarce. Movable flaps. DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: FIRST ED 81 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Autograph Letter Signed by Italian Tenor ENRICO CARUSO, Perhaps the Most Famous Operatic Singer in History

      1909 - CARUSO, ENRICO. (1873-1921). Italian tenor; perhaps the most famous operatic singer in history. ALS. ("Enrico Caruso"). 1p. Large 8vo. Berlin, October 11, 1909. To his "petite Rosette." Written in French on Grand Hotel de Rome stationery. In French with translation. "My dear little Rosette, Your message has filled me with joy and I rejoice in the thought that I shall have the pleasure of receiving still another new and pretty (and this does not surprise me) photo of carissima Rosetta. My success here is so great that it is called monstrous! Dear little friend, take my best regards as well as my admiration. Yours - My respect to your dear ones." Thanks in part to his phonograph recordings, among the first made by any singer, Caruso is remembered as one of the most talented tenors ever. His numerous recordings included the opera in which he created his most famous role, Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, as well Donizetti's Elixir D'Amour and Massenet's opéra comique, Manon, which he first performed in Buenos Aires in 1900. In December 1908, Caruso began experiencing trouble with his voice, necessitating the cancellation of a series of Metropolitan Opera performances, at a time when he was appearing in Massenet's Manon for the first time in the United States. In May 1909, he canceled the remainder of the season at the Met and went to Milan where he underwent a surgical procedure to remove a node from his larynx. Despite attempting to keep the matter private, the press got wind of it and the story became international news. After convalescing in Europe over the summer he embarked on a concert tour through the British Isles and then an eight-opera tour through Germany, including Berlin, whence he penned our letter. Caruso had always been popular in Berlin: his 1906 performance of Carmen "sealed for always the Caruso vogue in Berlin," where he gained the attention of Emperor Wilhelm II, who "bestowed upon him the title of Imperial Chamber Singer," (Enrico Caruso: A Biography, Key). Caruso had a string of love affairs with married women, the most prominent and passionate of which was his 11-year liaison with soprano Ada Gianchetti, who bore him four sons. In 1908, Ada left Caruso for their chauffeur, and around the same time, he began a love affair with the married Mildred "Mil" Meffert, whom he had already promised to marry by the time of our letter. Their relationship lasted until 1913, overlapping with Caruso's love affair with and engagement to Ada's sister Rina Gianchetti. That relationship ended abruptly with his 1918 marriage to a young American, Dorothy Park Benjamin, a relative of the American autograph dealer Mary Benjamin, and with whom he remained until his death. Our flirtatious letter is likely written to a mezzo-soprano who played the role of Rosette in a current production of Manon. Folded with normal wear; in very fine condition. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be requested. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A history of the county of Brecknock : containing the chorography, general history, religion, laws, customs, manners, language, system of agriculture, antiquities, sepulchral monuments and inscriptions, natural curiosities, variations of the soil ...stratification, mineralogy, list of rare and other plants and birds, parliamentary history, names and biographies of sheriffs and mayors of Brecknock, also the genealogies and arms of the principal families properly coloured and emblazoned....

      Brecknock : Published and sold by Blissett, Davies, & Co. (1909-1930), 1909. 1st Edition. Near fine copies both in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 4 volumes complete and bound in 2. Illustrated, ports., maps (1 folding and coloured) geneal. tables. ; 32 cm. Notes; Vols. 1-3 ed. by Edwin Davies, vol. 4 published by the Brecknock Society. Half-title reads: History of Brecknockshire. Subjects; Breconshire (Wales) - History. Related edition referenced by: NSTC 0385770.

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        Lincoln, the Man of the People

      New York 1909 - THREE PAGE MANUSCRIPT Markham, Edwin. Lincoln, the Man of the People. Three page holograph manuscript in black ink, signed and dated March 15, 1909, New York City. 3 leaves, 10" x 8" on paper watermarked "Whiting's Linen Ledger, 1907." Very good. Markham (1852-1940) was an American poet. From 1923-1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon. Charles F. Lummis jealous of Markham's celebrity status and lambasted him in "Land of Sunshine." See Bingham page 143 for details. This poem was read by Markham at the dedication of The Lincoln Memorial in 1922. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oeuvres completes de Guy de Maupassant - [Works - complete in 21 volumes]

      Language; French. Subjects; French Literature - 19th Century. Maupassant, Guy de (1850-1893) - Works. Fine bindings. Notes; Head of title and half-title: Oeuvres completes de Guy de Maupassant. Finely and uniformly bound in contemporary half aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the spine compartments ruled in gilt. Gilt author and title indications. Bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned on some volumes as with age; a couple of hinges starting. Remains a very attractive set; further scans &c on request. 15 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La conquête des étoiles

      Edition on current paper, false entry of the third edition, which was used in the press service, he was shot in Holland that 5 major papers. Bel sending autograph signed and full-page author Marguerite Burnat-Provins. Two tiny gaps minor head and foot of spine, marginal light spots on the second dish, rare spots. Sansot & Cie Paris 1909 14x17cm broché

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        Mafarka le futuriste

      Edition which it was not derived great papers. Autograph signed by the author. Light bites mainly affecting the guards, otherwise nice condition inside. Sansot & Cie Paris 1909 12,5x18cm broché

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        Au Théatre

      Original edition on the current paper, he was fired as 11 major papers.Binding half brown morocco, back with five nerves, date tail, dishes marbled paper, contreplats and combed guards lined paper, preserved covers, gilded head, signed binding Goy P. & C. Vilaine.Precious autograph signed by the author Paul Ollendorff Paris 1909 11,5x18cm relié

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        Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1909., 1909. First Rackham Edition. Medium octavo, pp.xvi; 291. Contains twelve full colour plates including frontispiece, all with tissue guard, plus several line drawings. Elegantly bound in half red morocco with gilt titles and decoration, raised bands to spine, cloth sides, top edge gilt, others tinted green/brown. With original illustrated endpapers and publisher's elaborate gilt decorated red cloth bound in at the rear. Light and occasional marking within; a very good copy in an attractive leather binding.

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        Taschenbuch fu?r Su?dwest-Afrika 1909.

      Berlin, Wilhelm Weicher, [1909].. Originaler roter, flexibler Leinen-Einband, Klein-8°, XVIII, 495 Seiten, 60 Seiten Anzeigenteil. Einband minimal berieben. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar..

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        The Road to OZ

      , 1909 Good copy of this early Baum book.

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      1909 - DEVEREAUX, William. [With Stephen Lovell]. SIR WALTER RALEGH: AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE. London: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1909. 12mo., black, full-grained pebbled morocoo leather with gilt-worked medallion of Ralegh and gilt titles & borders, all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; 319 pages. First Edition, third printing. Signed by Devereaux and 12 members of the cast of the London production of the play, with same title. This fictional version is based upon the play by Lewis Waller. The book is also signed by another eight actors on their photographic plates in the novel. In all about 20 signatures of Elizabthean actors and one of the authors. Very Good (covers bright with minor wear; hinges cracked but still tight; small North Hollywood bookstore label on the rear pastedown; small pencil description of book on front page). A one-of-a-kind copy of a very scarce book!! $750.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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