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        Wilhelmine. Einladung zur Taufe

      1909. Color lithograph. One of 11 impressions annotated by the Nachlass Estate in pencil. 17 x 18 cm. Schwarz, L38.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Über die Entwickelung unserer Anschauungen über das Wesen und die Konstitution der Strahlung.

      Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, Braunschweig 1909 - The true first printing (see below), extremely rare author’s offprint issue, of this paper which Wolfgang Pauli said "can be considered as one of the landmarks in the development of theoretical physics" (Schilpp, p. 154). This paper marks the introduction of the modern "photon" concept (although the term itself was introduced much later, in a 1926 paper by Gilbert N. Lewis). It contains "the first well-conceived promulgation of the wave-particle duality of light [which] had implications as profound as Einstein’s earlier theoretical breakthroughs" (Isaacson, p. 157). Einstein here anticipated the principle of complementarity, one of the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics. His own proposal for a solution of the wave-particle paradox - that Maxwell's equations for electromagnetic fields be modified to allow wave solutions that are bound to singularities of the field - was never developed, although it may have influenced Louis de Broglie’s pilot wave hypothesis for quantum mechanics, developed in his famous thesis Recherches sur la théorie des quanta (1924). In September 1909, soon after he had become ausserordentlicher Professor at the University of Zurich, Einstein delivered a lecture at a meeting of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärtze in Salzburg, Austria. "Einstein began by explaining how the wave theory of light was no longer complete. Light (or any radiation) could also be regarded, he said, as a beam of particles or packets of energy, which he said was akin to what Newton had posited. "Light has certain basic properties that can be understood more readily from the standpoint of the Newtonian emission theory than from the standpoint of the wave theory," he declared. "I thus believe that the next phase of theoretical physics will bring us a theory of light that can be interpreted as a kind of fusion of the wave and of the emission theories of light ""As a result, he said, light must be regarded as behaving like both an undulating wave and a stream of particles. "These two structural properties simultaneously displayed by radiation," he declared at the end of his talk, "should not be considered as mutually incompatible"" (Isaacson, pp. 156-7). "Einstein’s report on the constitution of radiation at the physics meeting in Salzburg in 1909, where he appeared before a larger audience for the first time, can be considered as one of the landmarks in the development of theoretical physics. It deals with both special relativity and quantum theory and contains the important conclusion that the elementary process must be directed (needle radiation) not only for absorption, but also for the emission of radiation, although this postulate was in open conflict with the classical idea of emission in a spherical wave, which is indispensable for the understanding of the coherence properties of radiation, as they appear in interference experiments. Einstein’s postulate of a directed emission process has been further supported by strong thermodynamical arguments in his subsequent work" (Pauli, ‘Einstein’s contribution to quantum theory,’ in Schilpp, p. 154). The present paper was also published in the Physikalische Zeitschrift 10 (1909), but the Verhandlungen issue has priority: it was published in issue no. 20 on 30 October 1909, the Physikalische Zeitschrift version appeared in issue no. 22 of 10 November. OCLC lists just two copies of the present offprint, one at King’s College, London and one in the Swiss National Library (no copies in America). W. Isaacson, Einstein. His Life and Universe, 2007; A. Pais, Subtle is the Lord, 1982; P. A. Schilpp (ed.), Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist, 1949; Ernst Weil, Albert Einstein. A Bibliography of his Scientific Papers, 1960, no. 30. Offprint from Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft 11 (1909). 8vo, pp. 482-500. Original printed wrappers, "Überricht vom Verfasser" printed on the upper cover. A very fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Heart of the Antarctic

      London: William Heinemann, 1909 1st ed, VG, 2 Vols, 12 col plates, numerous other B&W, complete. In blue contemporary pictorial cloth boards, title in silver, corners rubbed. Faded spines, relaid, titles in gilt. Internally, no inscriptions, teg remainder uncut. Vol 1, half title, portrait frontis, paper guard with title, title page in maroon and black, [6], (vii-xlviii), 371, [1], pp, 132 pls (6 coloured), 11 illustrations within text, printed by Ballantyne & Co Limited Tavistock Street, Covent Gardens, London. Vol 2, half title, frontis, paper guard with title, title page with black and maroon text, [5], (vi-xv), [1], [1] errata slip, 418, [1] pp, 139 pls (6 coloured), epd with sleeve containing the 3 large folding coloured Maps plus The 2 panorama plans. Title continues: being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. With an introd. by H. R. Mill, and an account of the first journey to the south magnetic pole by T. W. Edgeworth David

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        The Territorial Force. A Manual of its Law, Organization and Administration. With an Introduction by the Right. Hon. R.B. Haldane. THE STRUCTURAL BLUEPRINT OF THE TA

      John Murray 1909 - 8vo., First Edition; original brown cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in black, gilt back, corners lightly bruised, lower joint rubbed (but binding entirely sound) else a very good, bright, clean copy. With the inked accession stamp of Surrey Infantry Brigade on front free endpaper. Arguably the most important, and certainly one of the scarcest, works relating to the creation of the Territorial Army, founded in the year of publication by Richard Haldane, Secretary of State for War, following the principles promulgated here by Harold Baker (then Financial Secretary to the War Office). A SOUND, COMPLETE ASSOCIATION COPY OF WHAT MIGHT BE TERMED THE STRUCTURAL BLUEPRINT OF THE TERRITORIAL ARMY. EXTREMELY SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Souvenir Of The Australian Cricket Tour 1909

      Empson 1909 - Pre-tour, with 29 portraits of Australian and English teams and two team groups of the Australians. Oblong format. 72pp. Illustrated, mainly portraits. Original illustrated paper wrappers, spine worn, staples rusted away, front cover detached but clean. SCARCE.  [Padwick, 5007]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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      London & New York: William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page & Co.,, 1909. Adapted from the German by W. L. Courtney and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto (250 × 185 mm). Near-contemporary dark blue crushed half morocco, pale tan morocco label, onlaid green and tan morocco panel with fish vignette in gilt to spine, titles to spine in gilt, gilt rules, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 14 plates mounted on brown paper with printed tissue-guards. Bookplate of Catherine Cole to front pastedown. Extremities a little rubbed, spine very slightly sunned, internally fine with bright plates. A lovely copy. First Rackham edition, in a very attractive binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial block to the front board taken from the original, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With 20 tipped in colour plates, tissue guards. Occasional spotting to pages, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Dulac edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. First edition. Limited to 750 copies (this no. 239) Signed by Edmund Dulac. A very bright and clean copy with no creases to the plates. Half of the ribbon tie wanting, moderate warp to the vellum as frequently found. First edition. Limited to 750 copies (this no. 239) Signed by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Unpaged. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in color plates by Edmund Dulac, each plate with a decorative border in gilt. Text pages with decorative border in brown. Bound in full vellum with gilt spine and cover titles, the upper cover with elaborate designs in gilt of peacocks, elephants, etc., t.e.g. Hughey 21.

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        The House of Whispers

      London: Eveleigh Nash,, 1909. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, colour portrait roundel to upper board. With the dust jacket. Partially erased ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Minor bumps to corners, very slight spotting and partial tanning to endpapers. A superb copy in the very lightly rubbed jacket with a short closed tear. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        St.Louis: History of the Fourth City (3 volumes); AND, 2 Volume Deluxe Supplement (First Edition)

      The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, St. Louis 1909 - Five (5) volumes complete. FIRST EDITION, first printing, deluxe leather bound edition. Half black morocco leather with raised bands and gilt lettering on spine. Green cloth covered boards. All edges gilt, moderate wear, books have been professionally restored with the spine of volume II being relaid. Volume II has the most wear to the spine with some loss of the gilt titling. Corners lightly bumped.; Pages internally tight. Volumes 1 & 2 of the deluxe supplement are larger (13 inches tall) than the three volumes. These supplements are exceptionally rare and are only found in three libraries: The Saint Louis Art Museum, The Missouri History Museum, and the USC Doheny Library. Volume 1 of the supplement has been professionally restored and volume 2 has weakened joints. Overall a VERY GOOD set with exceptionally are supplements 5 volumes complete. Photos available upon request. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Map of Part of the Montreal River and Temagami Forest Reserve

      Toronto 1909 - Size : 910x860 (mm), 35.75x33.875 (Inches), Printed in Color Good Condition, repairs professionally done to both left and right margins and upper middle portion of the map, with some browning and staining upper and lower map. Laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Ballads of a Cheechako

      William Briggs, 1909. 1st ed. Near fine in navy blue boards, gilt lettering on front boards and spine, still bright, bumped at heel, with edgewear and chipping at folds and extremities. Heavy chipping on spine panel (1/4" missing at head, 1/2" at heel). 1/4" triangular chip out of upper outer edge, 1/2" chip out of lower outer corner rear panel. Two neatly closed tears front panel:1/2" top edge, 1/4 lower edge. DJ dust soiled, notwithstanding, no major defects. A scarce and remarkable survival, given age and fragi lity.. First Edition. Near Fine/Good.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Case ! : Trobes Biarneses / Traduction française de Aug. Laborde-Milaa

      Pau : Édition de l'Auteur 1909 - ~ Dessins originaux de Léon Bonnat, Ernest Bordes, Casenave, Castaing, Damelincourt, Dupuis, Gabard, Gayac, Labrouche, Lacoste, Paul Lafond, Laforgue, Larroque, Lataste, Le Coindre, Sylvain Lestrade, Léon-Dufour, Maryan, Nel Ariès, Jane Rouquet, Aug. Rouquet, de St-Martin-Beyrie, Touzeau & Verité. Édition originale bilingue en béarnais et français. Exemplaire No. 76 de 300 sur alfa teinté, après 10 sur japon ~ Demi peau à nerfs, titre doré sur le dos ~ 6f+261+[10]p ~ 25x20x4cm. ~ Très Bon état ~ Heavy item, circa 1.4 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Wild Earth

      Dublin, Maunsel & Co. Ltd.,, 1909. A book of verse. Octavo. Original linen backed brown boards, titles to upper board in green. Upper joint partially split, spine a little tanned. Very good. Second edition, with additions. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the half title page, "To Mrs. Jack Yeats from Padraic Colum May 1912".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Road to Oz

      Reilly & Britton, Chicago 1909 - 261 pages. First edition, first state with all Hanff points including appropriate colors of paper in various gatherings, perfect text on "Toto on" on page 34 and number on plate on page 121, ads for 7 Laura Bancroft books and 4 Baum books at rear. First binding, with lower case in all but initials on Reilly & Britton on spine. Illustrated by John O'Neill. Very good book with the spine lightly soiled and light wear to the corners. A very nice copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Pamphlets and Leaflets for 1908 / Liberal Publications Department

      London : Liberal Publications Department, 1909, Hardback, First EditionVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked, two-toned green cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling and rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Minor marginalised foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved. Top-edge-gilt. Additional scans available upon request.; Description: ill. (some in colour) . Subjects: Pamphlets and leaflets - 1919. Genre: Periodical. Notes: 71 pamphlets and leaflets issued and bound in one vol. Copy includes folded period (1906-08) political manifesto at rear of book.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Règlement du 14 octobre 1907 sur le service en campagne dans l'armee japonaise, suivi des prescriptions pour les manoeuvres. Traduit du japonais et annoté par le colonel Corvisart. Avec 19 figures ou tableaux.

      Paris, Berger Levrault 1909 - Two parts in one volume, paginated consecutively. Royal octavo. Pp. xvi, 244; (2) blanks, 245-320. Plus 3 fold-out tables, one of which is coloured, and 2 full-page coloured plates, all bound at rear. With schematic illustrations and tables (some full-page). Footnotes. Hardcover, contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards, original printed wrapper laid-down, shelf labels to spine, old institutional stamps and markings. In fine condition. Overall an excellent copy. ~ First and only French edition. Translated from the official Japanese Field Service Regulations, a copy of which is at Rikugunsho Dainikki, Japan's archive of the Army. Translated and annotated by Colonel Charles-Pierre-René-Victoire Corvisart (1857-1939). He was commander of the 20th Dragoon Regiment and later became a military attaché at the French Embassy in Japan.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Ein Sommernachtstraum. Übersetzt von A.W.v.Schlegel. Bilder von Arthur Rackham.

      Müchen, F.Bruckmann Gesellschaft, 1909.. 4° (29 x 23 cm). Heller originalganzpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschmuck und -titel; Deckelvignette. Zeichnungen für Einband und Titel von von Ottomar Starke. Goldkopfschnitt, das hintere ein Seidenverschlußband lose beiliegend. 4 Bll. Titelei, 132 Seiten mit 40 montierten FarbBildern von Arthur Rackham - alle noch mit Seidenhemdchen. Vorsatz und Bildtafeln in schokobraun. Exemplar Nr.116 von 1001. Papier von frischem sauberen Weiß und ohne eine Spur von Braunflecken; einwandfreies Exemplar, keinerlei Einträge.. 1001 Exemplare. #Vitri

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Thus Spake Zarathustra- The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche- The First Complete and Authorised English Translation, Volume Four Only

      Edinburgh & London: T. N. Foulis, 1909: First Edition Thus; number 813 of a limited 2,000 copies. In Very Good condition. Spine cloth sunned. chipping to top of spine, wear at corners, light mottling to cloth. Offsetting to end sheets. Foxing to edge of page block, with a light storage odor to pages. Pages are unmarked, and the text is clean. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        John Burroughs Signed Photograph 1909

      1909 - This scarce oversize photograph by J. Edward Greene is boldly signed in blue ink on the lower margin by John Burroughs. The American naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921)had a major influence on the conservation movement in the United States. He was a prolific writer and his numerous essays fill 23 volumes of his "Complete Writings". In an archival mat to: 17" x 13". Condition: A 1/4" close tear in right background, otherwise very good. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        Sämtliche Werke. Herausgegeben von Carl Schüddekopf.

      Georg Müller,, München, 1909 - 10 Bde. München, Georg Müller, 1909 - 1917. 8°. OHalbleder - Einbände mit gold- und blindgeprägten Rücken, Lederecken. Rücken nur leicht berieben, Rücken von Band XII,2 ob. Kapital ausgefranzt und ca. 4 cm eingerissen. (s. Foto). Diese Ausgabe umfaßt die folgenden 10 erschienenen (von 18 geplanten) Bänden: Bd. 4: Romanzen vom Rosenkranz. Bd. 5: Godwi. Bd. 9, 2: Aloys und Imelde. Bd. 10: Die Gründung Prags. Bd. 11: Märchen I. Bd. 12, 1: Märchen II. Bd. 12, 2: Märchen III. Bd. 13: Spanische Novellen. Der Goldfaden. Bd. 14, 1: Religiöse Schriften I. Bd. 14, 2: Religiöse Schriften II. Sprache: de Rücken nur leicht berieben, Rücken von Band XII,2 ob. Kapital ausgefranzt und ca. 4 cm eingerissen. (s. Foto). OHalbleder - Einbände mit gold- und blindgeprägten Rücken, Lederecken. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster]
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        Chums: An Illustrated Paper for Boys Vol XVII No.836 Sept 16 1908 to No. 887 Sept 8 1909

      Cassell and Company Ltd, 1909, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust jacket, Edition UnstatedIncludes The Luck Stone by P. G. Wodehouse writing as Basil Windham, in weekly form. Illustrated red cloth covers with gilt title. Covers worn at extremities. Occasional light crayon colouring to small parts of some illustrations. Pages 602, 622, 624, and 642 have areas cut out. Presentation plate on front free endpaper. Large but light foxing marks on pastedowns. Gutters of both pastedowns repaired. Size: 310mm Tall, Folio. 1044pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 2 kilos. Category: Children; Inventory No: 5612.

      [Bookseller: Andmeister Books]
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        Autograph Manuscript Signed

      . This well-known French poet, novelist and playwright was elected member of the Academie francaise in 1909; his home at La Garde on the French Riviera is now a museum. AMS, 20pp (rectos only). 8" X 10 3/4", n.p., n.y. [ca. 1890]. Very good to near fine. Custom bound in half grey cloth with gilt spine lettering and marbled paper over boards. Binding is very good, showing mild edgewear. Holograph manuscript for "La Noel du petit Jean," penned boldly in black ink on heavy stock leaves and boldly signed at the conclusion. Clearly a working draft, for it contains crossouts, insertions and corrections throughout. Apparently this was a novel, for the journal "Bulletin Bibliographique" and other scholarly sources of 1890-91 list an Aicard work by this title, one even noting 754 pages -- though perhaps these are lists of works in progress, for no published novel by this title can be found. To confuse matters further, the gilt title of this bound manuscript notes "1909," although this could be an error or simply the year this was bound. After the closing signature on the final leaf, Aicard pens the address of the "journal le Figaro" in Paris. An intriguing manuscript worthy further research.

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        1909 Journal and Scrapbook (The Little Colonel's Good Times Book)

      Boston: L. C. Page, 1909. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Verburg, P.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Great copy of the scarcest title in the Little Colonel series. This book was used by a young woman, Elizabeth M. Gibson of Webster Groves Missouri, just like the author intended. The book is not a novel, but rather a journal-scrapbook, and about fifty of its pages are filled with very legible entries, newspaper clippings, letters, billhead, photograph, and even a hand-drawn invitation featuring an Alice and Wonderland Mad Hatter's Tea Party with the White Rabbit. Tight binding; front hinge just starting to give. Clean pages; front free endpaper has a corner crease with corresponding ghosting to the following leaf. The protective frontispiece tissue has some foxing. Minor wear to cover.

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        Is Shakespeare Dead? - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1909 - An attractive First Edition, First State, without inserted leaves pertaining to Greenwood's The Shakespeare Problem Restated. Near Fine condition in the original plain Very Good dust jacket. Tight, bright copy with deckled edges top edges gilt, in excellent condition, dust jacket with some small chipping and little tears along the top edge as well as original cutout for book title. Scarce with original dust jacket. BAL 3509 ; Mark Twain's interest in the "Shakespeare question", was reignited in 1908 when he read The Shakespeare Problem Restated. Twain was intrigued by Greenwood's argument that, while there is no evidence that Shakespeare the actor had any familiarity with the law, the author of the plays must have been a lawyer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works

      The C.T. Brainard Publishing Company, Boston and New York 1909 - Boston and New York: The C.T. Brainard Publishing Company, 1909. Leather bound. Fifteen volume. Octavo. The Works of Oscar Wilde. Bound in three quarter navy blue morocco, raised bands, gilt ruled spines in six compartments, top edge gilt, untrimmed edges. Edition Deluxe one of only one thousand sets, this copy unnumbered, with hand-colored title pages and frontispieces with printed tissue-guard, profusely illustrated. A superb set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        Wörter und Sachen. Kulturhistorische Zeitschrift für Sprach- und Sachforschung (später Titeländerung in: Zeitschrift für indogermanische Sprachwissenschaft, Volksforschung und Kulturgeschichte).

      Carl Winter, Heidelberg 1909-1942.. Bände 1-22 (1909-1942). 4°, ab Band 19 in Gr 8°, Bände 1-18 gebunden (teils Original-Halbleder, teils späteres Halbleinen), ab Band 19 in original-kartonierten Heften,. Einbände teils leicht fleckig, Rücken der Halblederbände berieben, sehr vereinzelt kleine Randanmerkungen, ansonsten gut erhaltene Reihe,

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        Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1909. First. First edition, one of three variants, the sheets bulk 1/2" (no known priority). Illustrated by Albert Levering. Owner's name and address on the front endpaper, spine lettering rubbed, very good in very good dustwrapper with some very modest chipping, mostly on the rear panel, and an old, faint tape shadow. BAL 3511. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Die Impressionisten. Pissarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cezanne, Guillaumin.

      . Berlin: Bruno Cassirer 1909. With numerous textual illustrations, 24 plates and 7 original etchings. [6] + 224 pp. Bound in contemporary halfleather with coloured label and goldprint on spine. A few leaves with a few weak browning spots otherwise clean. Spine weakly faded. * With 7 original etchings by Paul Cezanne (1), Armand Guillaumin (1, in colour), Berthe Morisot (1), Camille Pissarro (1) and Auguste Renoir (3), and an original etching by P.M. Roy after Alfred Sisley.<br>First edition in German. Limited to 1000 copies, of which this is number 432..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        BEATRIZ. (Evocación mística en un acto).

      - Madrid, Imp. de J. Fernández Arias, 1909, 1ª edición, 16x22, 31 págs. Dedicatoria manuscrita del autor a su "jefe e ilustrisimo amigo D. Javier Ugarte", político español que fue Ministro de la Gobernación y de Justicia. Encuadernado en holandesa lomo piel, conserva la cubierta original con la ilustración de Julio Antonio. (Ramón publicó esta obra como tirada aparte de Prometeo; hoy constituye una auténtica joya bibliográfica no sólo por su rareza sino por la genialidad de la ilustración de su cubierta donde se muestra la rigidez medieval, simbólica, de los trazos de Julio Antonio en los dibujos para Ramón). (39554).

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        Eigenh. Bildpostkarte mit U. (&#132;Gf. Zeppelin").

      Friedrichshafen, 9. September 1909. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An ein Frl. Edith Leiner in Konstanz: &#132;Besten Dank für die schönen Blumen, deren stumme Sprache mein Herz wohl verstanden hat [.]". &#150; Mit einer vertikalen Knickfalte am linken und dem Rest eines alten Montagestreifens am rechten Rand; die Bildseite mit einer Aufnahme von &#132;Zeppelins Luftschiff im Fluge".

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      Henrich y Cia., Barcelona 1909 - Importante facsímil de la obra editada en Barcelona por Joan Pau Martí y Josep Llopis, en 1704, que era una segunda impresión del original de 1588. La presente edición fue acordada por el Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona, por hallarse la de 1704 completamente agotada. 3 tomos en 1 vol. Con firma del anterior propietario. Size: 33X24 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        Numismatisches Literatur-Blatt Band I - XV (Jahrgang 1 - 30! zzgl. Nr. 1-173) in 3 Bdn.

      Stade, Januar 1880 - Rastatt, Breslau und Halle, Rastenburg, Dezember 1909. - FL1419 8°. Drei braune Halblederbände der Zeit mit Lederecken, ein wenig Goldprägung sowie goldgepr. Rückentitel auf blauem Rückenschild. Ein Band mit passend erneuertem Rücken, die Einbände insgesamt etwas berieben. Dreiseitenrotschnitt. Auf dem ersten Titel zwei Namensstempel, sonst im Innenbereich wohlerhalten. Nur das Papier wegen seiner Holzhaltigkeit etwas brüchig. 1466 komplett durchgehend numerierte Seiten, insgesamt gutes Expl. Jeder Band bzw. jeder Jahrgang mit Titel und Inhaltsverzeichnis. 2100

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        L'Art Décoratif : Revue de la Vie artistique ancienne et moderne.- 11me Année. 1er Semestre Janvier 1909 * Juin 1909 & 2me Semestre - Juillet 1909 * Décembre 1909 [2 tomes]

      Paris : L'Art Décoratif. 125, 126 et 127, Galerie de Valois 1909 - ~ 2 vol. ~ Nombreuses illustrations et reproductions dans le texte, plusieurs planches hors-texte ~ La revue de l'Art Nouveau français, chaque numéro profusément orné de figures en noir & couleurs ~ Pleine toile bleu de l'éditeur, illustrée par Henry van de Velde ~ Tome I: 1f+220p+7 hors-texte; Tome II: 204p+3 hors-texte ~ 29x22x6cm. ~ Bel exemplaire ~ Heavy item, circa 3.2 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Français / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Interesting and rare church related ALS of William Howard Taft as President on official President's stationery

      Beverly, MA, September 10, 1909 "Autograph letter signed ""Wm H Taft"" on 5.5"" x 7"" ""The President&#39;s Cottage Beverly Massachusetts"" stationery, and reads: ""My dear Sir I have just now come across your note of Aug 23 accompanied by the account of the 275th anniversary of the First Church of Lynn. I have read with interest Mr. Hawkes historical discourses to which you refer me. I thank you for your courtesy in sending me the book. I am very sincerely yours, Wm. H. Taft"". The letter is addressed to C. J. H. Woodbury, Esq. The writing is clear, dark and expressive. Very fine condition"

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        Liberalism and the social problem.

      Hodder and Stoughton London 1909 - First edition. 8vo. (19.5 x 13 cm), pp. xxiii, 414, light spotting to the preliminaries. Bound in modern full burgundy crushed morocco, gilt lettering and centre tools, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine copy. Woods A15. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liberalism and the Social Problem.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909 - Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, facsimile of author's signature to the front board in gilt. Ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Some minor foxing to the extremities, tips bumped; a very good copy. First edition, first impression of this uncommon title which collects speeches by the young Churchill during his Liberal phase, addressing such then-pressing issues as the conciliation of South Africa, imperial preference, labour exchanges, and unemployment insurance. Woods A15.

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        Modes & Manners of the Nineteenth Century As Represented in the Pictures and Engravings of the Time / Translated from the German of Dr. Oskar Fischel and Max Von Boehn; Translated by M. Edwardes, with an Introduction by Grace Rhys - ... (Truncated)

      London, J. M. Dent & Sons, Limited; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1909, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: Modes & Manners of the Nineteenth Century As Represented in the Pictures and Engravings of the Time / Translated from the German of Dr. Oskar Fischel and Max Von Boehn; Translated by M. Edwardes, with an Introduction by Grace Rhys - [Complete in 3 Vols]Original full polished navy calf, very good. Professionally and period-sympathetically recased; very impressively finished. Raised bands with dark morocco title and volume label indications. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set. ; 0 pages; Physical desc. : 3v. , frontis. Plates, plates (some col. ) : ill.., plates, vigns ; 8vo. Subjects; Manners and customs - History - 19th century. Costume - British Isles - 19th-20th centuries. Uniform Title; [Die mode. English].

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        Liberalism and the Social Problem

      Hodder & Stoughton, New York 1909 - Red cloth with gilt title on spine which is still relatively sharp. Spine cloth at head and heel has been expertly repaired. Front bottom edge has been bumped. Rust marks to top of contents page and front endpaper by previous paper clip. Ink name and date (1913) to front endpaper. Despite all that a very nice copy. This is the first US edition of one of the more obscure early works of WSC, the US edition being harder to find than the UK first. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dennison Manufacturing Co. Stationers Catalogue.

      Boston, MA, 1909. - (TRADE CATALOGUE): Dennison Manufacturing Co. Stationers Catalogue: Tags and Specialties. Boston, MA: Dennison Manufacturing Co., 1909. 4to, 160pp; black-stamped maroon stiff cloth boards (decorated with a tag with gilt highlight; some scuffing, corners and ends rubbed, but otherwise very good). Excellent American trade catalogue profusely illustrated with product photographs of various paper goods, dolls and doll&#146;s clothes, merchandise tags and labels, crepe-paper decorations; extra-illustrated with actual samples of leather, fabric, paper and board to highlight and emphasize these products, also gilt-stamped foils color printed. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Battledore Ltd]
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        The Natural History of British Game Birds. With Eighteen Coloured Plates, seventeen Photogravures and two other Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and J.G.Millais.

      New York/Bombay/Calcutta, Longmans, Green and Co., 1909.. Folio. 142 pages. Original Hardcover. Original cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Slightly rubbed binding. Number 501 of only 550 copies printed. Overall, but especially inside in wonderful condition. NO foxing to the illustrations.. [Nissen 636] Includes: The Capercaillie / The Black Grouse / The Red Grouse / The Common Ptarmigan / The True Pheasants / The Common Pheasant / The Chinese Pheasant / Hagenbeck's Pheasant / The Mongolian Pheasant / The Prince of Wales's Pheasant / The Japanese Pheasant / Reeve's Pheasant / The Common Partridge / The Red-Legged Partridges / The Common Red-Legged Partridge / The Quail. John Guille Millais (24 March 1865 - 24 March 1931), known as "Johnny" Millais, was an English artist, naturalist, gardener and travel writer who specialised in wildlife and flower portraiture. He travelled extensively around the world in the late Victorian period detailing wildlife often for the first time. He is noted for illustrations that are of a particularly exact nature. Millais is one of the most respected of British ornithologists and bird artists producing between 1890 and 1914 a series of books on birds and other natural history subjects. In the study of ornithology he was renowned for his portraiture of wildfowl and game birds, the subjects of his three most famous works: Natural History of British Feeding Ducks;British Diving Ducks and British Game Birds. They rank amongst some of the finest work on wildfowl ever published. Each bird receives individual treatment in text and detailed exact chromolithographs, some of which are by his friend and pre-eminent bird artist of the day Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935). Each species is represented by two or three individuals on a plate drawn in attitudes of feeding, resting and courtship. The books are lavish and with just 400 to 600 original editions published are now prized as examples of a certain type of High Victorian grandeur. Millais' skills are essentially Victorian, as private wealth allowed him to indulge on a grand scale his passions. He was undoubtedly tenacious. His son Raoul Millais spoke of him as an "astonishing man and his power of concentration was such that once he took up a subject he never left it until he knew more about it than anyone in the World". This tenacity to get a job done to the best of abilities was never better illustrated in his preparations for Mammals of Great Britain and Ireland (1904) where he spent months with the whaling fleet in the Atlantic in order to study first hand a group of mammals that had hitherto received little attention. The work which appeared in a limited print run in 1904 also contains illustrations and chromolithographs by George Edward Lodge (1860-1954) and Archibald Thorburn. He also wrote biographies of his father John Everett Millais and Frederick Courtney Selous. In addition there were important authoritative works on rhododendrons,azaleas and magnolias and also a number of sculptures of birds including one of fighting game birds now owned by the Horsham Museum. (Wikipedia)

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