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        Liberalism and the Social Problem

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1909 - First edition, first printing. This is Churchill’s third book of speeches from his period as an ardent reformer and a bright star of the Liberal Party. Churchill's speeches in this volume address a broad range of social issues still topical today, with the young Churchill trying to chart a progressive course between reactionary conservatism and radical socialism. With only 3,500 first printing copies issued, collector worthy copies have become scarce. Here is a very good++ copy. The dark red cloth binding is tight and square, retaining a nicely rounded spine and bright gilt. The spine of this edition proved highly vulnerable to sunning. This copy shows only light sunning and has much better than average spine presentation. There is trivial wear at the corners and spine ends and mild blistering of the cloth at the top edges and along the rear hinge. The contents are clean and tight with no previous ownership markings of any kind. Spotting is a common problem with this edition. Here light spotting is light and substantially confined to the edges of the last 50 pages. The binding is protected with a removable, clear mylar cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A29.1.a, Woods/ICS A15(a), Langworth p.92 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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, London 1909 - This is Churchill's third book of speeches from his period as an ardent reformer and a bright star of the Liberal Party. Churchill's speeches in this volume address a broad range of social issues still topical today, with the young Churchill trying to chart a progressive course between reactionary conservatism and radical socialism. There were only 3,500 first printing copies issued. The first edition proved a bit fragile, with dark red cloth boards prone to fading and wear. Here is the British first edition, first printing in very good condition. The binding is clean, tight, and square, retaining a nicely rounded spine. The spine is only slightly sunned, retaining good color and bright gilt and showing only modest wrinkling at the spine ends. The edges and corners show just a few small bumps and fractional wear. The contents are excellent - bright, crisp, and clean with no previous ownership marks. Very light spotting is confined to the endpapers and page edges. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A29.1.a, Woods/ICS A15(a), Langworth p.92. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Etudes de lépidoptérologie comparée, fasc. III

      - Oberthür, Rennes, 1909 ;; in-8, relié 415 pp., 25 planches couleurs (X à XXXIV), reliure moderne en demi-cuir rouge cerise, dos à 4 faux-nerfs, couvertures conservées. Le volume est bien complet et fait partie d'un ensemble de 23 volumes édités entre 1904 et 1925, la série complète est rarissime, bel exemplaire bien frais de cet ouvrage fort rare ! Bridges b12933, Nissen ZBI 2998, [Attributes: 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’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]

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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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        Zeppelin

      Paris.. No date. 1909.. Color lithograph, matted, visible image approximately 32 1/2 x 15 inches. The lithograph was matted and framed in the 1980s, but will be removed from the frame for delivery. Visible image has 9 small foxing spots in the image; print has not been examined outside the frame, but based on other prints framed at the same time and place, there is a toned line on the print along the mat window edge and brown adhesive paper tape along the edges of the sheet where the print was attached to the backing. The verso of the print is browned from the wood backing that was used in the frame. The lithograph could be deacidified and the tape removed; however as it stands it would display very well with the light brown line from matburn either covered or used as an accent line around the image. A particularly striking image of a Zeppelin flying over what is likely the Rhine river, complete with a castle in the cliffs and storks flying. Ernest Montaut (1879-1909) and his atelier produced a series of striking lithographic posters documenting the excitement engendered by new developments at the turn of the twentieth century: automobiles, planes and dirigibles. .

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        The Harvard Classics / edited by Charles W. Eliot [complete in 51 volumes]

      New York : P.F. Collier & Son, [c1909-10], 1909, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition (?)Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Three volumes contain minor edge nicks around the spine bands. All edges speckled. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 50 v. : ill. ; 20 cm. Contents:1. The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; The journal of John Woolman; Fruits of solitude [by] William Penn ... --2. Plato. The Apology, Phaedo, and Crito; The golden sayings of Epictetus; The meditations of Marcus Aurelius.--3. Bacon, Francis, viscount St. Albans. Essays, civil and moral, and The new Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on education, by John Milton; Religio medici, by Sir Thomas Browne.-4. Milton, John. The complete poems.--5. Emerson, Ralph W. Essays and English traits.--6. Burns, Robert. The poems and songs.--7. Augustinus Aurelius, Saint, bp. of Hippo. The confessions.; The imitation of Christ, by Thomas a` Kempis, tr. by W. Benham.--8. Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes.--9. Cicero, M. Tullius. Letters, with his treaties of friendship and old age, and Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus.--10. Smith, Adam. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.--11. Darwin, Charles R. The origin of species. 12. Plutarchus. Plutarch's lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Anthony.--13. Vergilius Maro, Publius. Virgil's Aeneid.--14. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.--15. Bunyan, John. Pilgrim's progress; The lives of John Donne and George Herbert, by Izaak Walton.--16. Arabian nights. Stories from the Thousand and one nights.--17. Folk-lore and fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen.--18. Modern English drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron.--19. Goethe, Johann W. von. Faust, part I, Egmont, Hermann and Dorothea; Christopher Marlowe: Doctor Faustus.--20. Dante Alighieri. The Divine comedy; Hell, Purgatory, Paradise.--21. Manzoni, Alessandro. I promessi sposi (The betrothed).--22. Homerus. The Odyssey.--23. Dana, Richard H. Two years before the mast and Twenty-four years after.--24. Burke, Edmund. On taste, On the sublime and beautiful, Reflections on the French revolution, A letter to a noble lord. 25. Mill, John S. Autobiography, Essay on liberty; Thomas Carlyle: Characteristics, Inaugural addresses, Essay on Scott.--26. Continental drama: Calderon, Corneille, Racine, Molie`re, Lessing, Schiller.--27. English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay ... [c1910]--28. Essays, English and American.--29. Darwin, Charles R. The voyage of the Beagle.--30. Scientific papers: physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology.--31. The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini.--32. Literary and philosophical essays, French, German and Italian.--33. Voyages and travels; ancient and modern.--34. French and English philosophers Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes.--35. Chronicle and romance Froissart, Malory, Holinshed.--36. Machiavelli, Niccolo. The prince; Utopia, by Sir Thomas More; Ninety-five theses, Address to the German nobility, Concerning Christian liberty, by Martin Luther.--37. English philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Locke, Berkeley, Hume.--38. Scientific papers: physiology, medicine, surgery, geology.--39. Prefaces and prologues to famous books.--40-42. English poetry.--43. American historical documents, 1000-1904.-44-45. Sacred writings.--46-47. Elizabethan drama. 48. Pascal, Blaise. Thoughts; Letters; minor works.--49. Epic and saga: Beowulf; the song of Roland; The destruction of D´ Derga's hostel; The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs.--50. The Harvard classics. The editor's introduction; reader's guide; index to the first lines of poems, songs & choruses, hymns & psalms; general index; chronological index. Includes supplementary volume: 'Lectures on the Harvard Classics / William Allan Neilson, general editor' published in 1914, containing sixty lectures introducing and summarizing the covered fields: history, poetry, natural science, philosophy, biography, prose fiction, criticism and the essay, education, political science, drama, travelogues, and religion.

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        IL CIMENTO, periodico quindicinale di letteratura ed arte (1909-1912) quasi tutto il pubblicato, Firenze, Tipografia Galileiana, 1909

      - cm. 27 x 40, brossura, bs., pp.8-12 per fascicolo.Diretto da Gino Valori ed in fine da M. Vanni. Gerente responsabile G. Pogni. Vi figurano scritti di Ascoli, Battelli, Cardile, Costetti, Giudici, Hermet, Lumachi, Pancrazi, Pintacuda, Piazzi, Somazzi, Testu-Miari e tanti altri. Il logo della testata (cavaliere con lancia in resta) è firmato da COSTETTI. Bibliografia RIGHINI-periodici fiorentini POS. 599 ANNO PRIMO - 1909 - COMPLETO fasc. 1 (1 nov), 2, 3, 4 (15 dicembre) ANNO SECONDO - 1910 - LACUNOSO - fasc. n. 1 (1 genn), 2, 3. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, ANNO TERZO - 1911 - LACUNOSO fasc. 3 (1 f.),4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 (15 dic.) ANNO QUARTO - 1912 - COMPLETO - fasc. n. 1 (1 gennaio), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (ultimo uscito) La collezione, così com'è, viene offerta a

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        LE SPORTING UNION AGENAIS (LE SPORTING UNION AGEN LOT & GARONNE) 1908-1909

      1909 - LE SPORTING UNION AGENAIS (LE SPORTING UNION AGEN LOT & GARONNE) 1908-1909. Primerissima foto de uno de los equipos grandes de Rugby frances. Contiene los nombres de todos los deportistas de la foto con un dibujo en la parte trasera con la firma de F. Dofour. Muy rara. Ref 1.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated Football Annual: Half Time, Illustrated By Ben Jordan

      Sydney: N.S.W. Bookstall Co. 1909 - Includes coverage of the Australian Senior Grade Teams competition, season 1909. The competing were: North Sydney, Newtown, Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, Glebe, Western Suburbs, University, South Sydney, Manly, Balmain and St. George, with a group photograph of each team, 12-full page cartoons by Ben Jordan featuring satirical jokes concerning various Grade matches (Glebe v Manly, South Sydney v Glebe, etc, 5 in colour. Also contains two photographs of the 1908-09 Wallabies, the first Australian touring side, which coincided with the 1908 London Olympics. The ninth match of the tour saw the Wallabies play Great Britain (actually Cornwall RFC) in the Olympic final against the English county champions. They won the match at White City 32-3 to take gold. 4to. 22pp. Profusely illustrated, many in colour. Original pictorial paper wrappers, point of top right corner of front wrapper knocked off, o/w in superb condition, just offsetting to centrepages and some light spots of foxing to detract. Loosely inserted is the Metropolitan Rugby Union flyer advertising the visit of Ponsonby FC ("Premier Club of New Zealand") for its tour, with matches against Metropolis, Combined South Sydney & Glebe DFC's, Metropolis again, and Newtown DFC. Very scarce, esp. with flyer. A VERY RARE, EARLY AUSTRALIAN RUGBY PUBLICATION FEATURING 1908-09 WALLABIES.

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        Scenes & Portraits

      London: John Murray,, 1909. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, pattern to front board in gilt. Spine rolled, top edge dusty, minor foxing to the endleaves, inner hinge cracked but holding, front free endpaper loose. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Eva Fowler, to whom he had been introduced the previous year: "To Mrs Alfred Fowler, from the author. 17.5.1909" and with the bookplate of the recipient's husband to both front pastedown and front free endpaper. Eva Fowler (1872–1921) was a minor Edwardian patron of the arts, who the same year as this introduced Manning to Ezra Pound, with whom he became friendly. Pound said later that "Fred", whom he always highly esteemed, had been his first literary companion in England.

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        The Goose Girl

      Bobbs Merrill 1909 - First edition. Illustrated by Andre Castaigne. Harrison Fisher dustwrapper art. Early Jazz Age novel of mixed identities and romance. Made into a stage play before it became a 1915 film, directed by Frederick A. Thomson, scripted by William C. de Mille and featuring Marguerite Clark and Monroe Salisbury. Near Fine in an important near fine dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Dust jacket art by Harrison Fisher, who illustrated many Cosmopolitan covers in the first part of the 20th Century and was part of a contest jury that discovered the It-Girl, Clara Bow. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Uber Geschlechtschromosomen bei Nematoden

      Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig. PAMPHLET. p. [132]-141.. First Separate Edition. Offprint. Very good. E. M. East and Karl Sax ownership stamp front cover. Genetics. Science. Cytology. Rare. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1909.

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        The Complete Works of . .

      Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co, 1909 - ONE OF 1000 NUMBERED COPIES OF THE AYRSHIRE EDITION. 6 vols., 4to. Numerous illustrations from period engravings. Three quarter polished evergreen morocco and cloth, covers with gilt owner's monogram in upper left corner encircled by laurel wreath, spine compartments with gilt thistle device, endpapers of green watered satin. Some negligible rubbing to edges, otherwise fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Heart of The Antarctic:Being The Story of The British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 - Two Volumes

      London: William Heinemann,1909. First Edition. - Navy cloth hardback with embossed silver image of three explorers and a flag. Volume 1 – xlviii + 371 pp. with 6 coloured plates, numerous b/w plates as well as several diagrams in the text: Volume II – xv + 419pp. with again 6 coloured plates and numerous b/w plates as well as several illustrations in the text along with 3 maps and 2 panoramas in a back pocket of the binding case. Gilt top edges to pages, which are uncut on side and bottom edges. Account of the Antarctic expedition of 1907-1909 which successfully extended exploration farthest south. Spine on Volume I is detached on LHS and is in obvious need of repair. Spine on Volume II, whilst still attached, is damaged on LH edge. Strain on hinge to Volume I has resulted in plate between pp.96/7 becoming detached but still present. Some strain evident on hinge to Volume II, but this volume is in better condition overall. Inscription on fep in Volume I. Obviously some repair necessary, but still a prize item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Heart of the Antarctic

      Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1909, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionSHACKLETON, ERNEST. The Heart of the Antarctic, Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1909. Quartos, first U.S. edition (London edition released in same year), pp. liv, 366; xvi, 451, 3 folding maps and a folding panoramic photo plate in the rear pocket of V2, extensive halftone and color illustration throughout, original blue cloth boards with silver lettering and vignette imagery on spines and upper panels. 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. See Rosove 305.C1 and Spence 1097. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn, bright and clean. V2 has a bump to the lower fore corner, some minor bubbling/wrinkling to the blue cloth. Leaves clean and tight, with light soiling to the gilt and the other edges, images fine. This is the first USA edition. Size: Quarto. 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 1900-1920; Exploration. Inventory No: 52237.

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        Ognennyy angel" : povest' ve KHVI glavakh" [The Fiery Angel. Language: Russian]

      Moskva : Skorpion, 1909, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Second EditionVery good copy bound in contemporary leather-backed, marbled boards. Gilt blocked spine with raised bands. Spine ends are worn, with some fraying. Panel edges dulled and rubbed as with age. Marbled endpapers. Light tanning around page margins. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pages; Description: 374p., illus. ; 24cm. Genre: Russian literature -- Russian novel. Notes: Includes publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Language: Russian.

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        Raum und Zeit (pp.4-9).

      . Verh. Ges. Naturf. Ärzte, 80/2.T./1.Hälfte. Naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung. - Vers. Cöln. - Leipzig, F.C.W.Vogel, 1909, 8°, X, (2), 218 pp., mit 28 Abb., orig. Broschur; unaufgeschnittenes, frisches Exemplar im feinen Schuber.. Erstdruck dieses am 21. September 1908 gehaltenen Vortrages, gehalten bei der "80. Versammlung zu Cöln, 20.-26. September 1908". - "In diesem Bericht, den Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909) in Köln nur wenige Monate vor seinem Tode vorlegte, führte er die Vorstellung ein, die die Erweiterung der Relativitätstheorie Einsteins von ihrer speziellen Form auf ihre allgemeine ermöglichte. Der fachliche Ausdruck für Minkowskis Hypothese ist: das vierdimensionale Raum-Zeit-Kontinuum [.]. Minkowskis Raum-Zeit-Hypothese bedeutete soviel wie eine Neuaufstellung von Einsteins Grundprinzip, doch in einer Form, die es wesentlich plausibler machte und außerdem wichtige neue Entwicklungen einleitete. Bis dahin dachte man sich das Naturgeschehen in einem dreidimensionalen Raum stattfindend und gleichförmig in der Zeit ablaufend. Minkowski behauptete, daß die Trennung von Raum und Zeit falsch sei; daß Zeit selbst eine Dimension sei, vergleichbar mit Länge, Breite und Höhe, und daß deshalb die wahre Vorstellung von der Wirklichkeit in einem Raum-Zeit-Kontinuum mit diesen vier Dimensionen bestehe ". Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, p.714f. - FIRST EDITION of Minkowski's explanation of the fourth dimension, a critical bridge between Einstein's theories of special and general relativity. - "In "'Space and Time', read by Minkowski in Cologne only a few months before his death, he introduced the notion that made possible the expansion of the relativity theory of Einstein from its specific (1905) to its general form (1916). Minkowski's space-time hypothesis was in effect a restatement of Einstein's basic principle in a form that greatly enhanced its plausibility and also introduced important new developments. Hitherto natural phenomena had been thought to occur in a space of three dimensions and to flow uniformly through time. Minkowski maintained that the separation of time and space is a false conception; that time itself is a dimension, comparable to length, breadth, and height; and that therefore the true conception of reality was constituted by a space-time continuum possessing these four dimensions. This strongly reinforced Einstein's objections to absolute concepts and supported his view of the relativity of events in nature" PMM - - PMM 401; Honeyman, Scientific Books 2231; Poggendorff V, 862; DSB IX, 414; Norman 1514.

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        The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation

      Topeka, Kan.: F.M. Steves 1909 - Revised edition of 10,000 copies. Binding tight; spine slightly cocked; wear to top of front board; staining to free endpapers; half a dozen pages have a tiny dogear at top corner. Autographed in pencil by Nation on forward blank page. Genuinely uncommon signed; the author died two years after publication. 414 pages. Please e-mail me about a possible discount! ***Reluctantly downsizing my personal library in preparation for move from suburban house to Manhattan apartment [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet Laureate.

      Macmillan and Co. Ltd., London 1909 - 2 WITH A TWO-WAY DOUBLE FORE_EDGE PAINTING painted by Margaret Costa [2014]. "Hidden under the gilt, and visible only when the pages are fanned out, are TWO outstanding and very finely detailed FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS, one on the first half of the book, being a painting of a SHIPWRECK from Tennyson's poem, "Enoch Arden".and the one on the second half of the book depicting knights, and KING ARTHUR'S CAMELOT." Signed by the artist Margaret Costa, with her initials "MC" on the lower right of the shipping scene. 7.5 x 5 x 2 inches. Sm. 8vo. viii, 901, [1] pp. Frontis. port. Contemporary green gilt-stamped polished calf, raised bands, gilt-ruled spine and double-rule surround on covers, a.e.g., by Worsfold, London; spine discolored due to exposure, extremities rubbed (spine ‘scarred’), joints rubbed. Very good. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Progress Report of the Jamaica Bay Improvement Commission

      New York: Martin B. Brown Press. 1909. First. First edition. Octavo. 195pp., six large folding maps, with additional maps and illustrations. Original cloth gilt. Complimentary inscription of Philip P. Farley, one of the Commissioners. Slight rubbing and corners a trifle bumped, else near fine. Very scarce. OCLC locates six copies (five in New York, and the sixth in Germany). .

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        The United States with an excursion into Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska. Handbook for travellers by Karl Baedeker. Fourth revised edition.

      Karl Baedeker; London: George Allen & Unwin; New York: Chas. Scribner's Sons, Leipsic 1909 - Last and best of the pre-1944 editions, 8vo, pp. [2], cii, 724; 33 maps and 48 plans, many in color, many folding; a fine, bright copy in original red cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover and spine, and preserving the rare printed dust jacket, with very shallow chips at the spine ends, and one larger (4 x 1 cm) break along the rear spine fold. The London and New York imprints on a cancel slip pasted in. Hinrichsen E-262 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The United States with an excursion into Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska. Handbook for travellers by Karl Baedeker. Fourth revised edition."

      Leipsic: Karl Baedeker; London: George Allen & Unwin; New York: Chas. Scribner's Sons. 1909. "Last and best of the pre-1944 editions, 8vo, pp. [2], cii, 724; 33 maps and 48 plans, many in color, many folding; a fine, bright copy in original red cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover and spine, and preserving the rare printed dust jacket, with very shallow chips at the spine ends, and one larger (4 x 1 cm) break along the rear spine fold. The London and New York imprints on a cancel slip pasted in. Hinrichsen E-262"

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        The Arbroath Golf Course

      Arboath: T. Buncle 1909 - One of the earliest course histories, with much of interest on the Elliot Golf Links, Balcathie, and the setting out of the course. 8vo. viii + 159pp + [40] adverts. Portrait frontis. (Claud Strachan Carnegie of Tarrie), 10 plates, mainly portraits. Original illustrated card covers, sl staining and bumps to corners, retained in a protective sleeve. Foxing tthroughout, quite pronounced in places though mostly marginal. A good, bright copy. SCARCE.  [D&M, 17980]

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        Savoy Operas [together with] Iolanthe and the Operas

      London: George Bell & Sons,, 1909 & 10. With Illustrations in Colour by W. Russell Flint. 2 volumes, quarto. Original cloth, titles to spines and upper boards gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece and 31 plates with printed tissue guards in each volume Small pencilled ownership inscription to each front free endpaper. Slightly rubbed and bumped at extremities, spines a little faded, hinges cracked, some light spotting to contents. A very good set. First editions, first impressions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jean-Francois Raffaelli. Peintre, Graveur et Sculpteur.

      . Paris: Floury 1909. Illustr. 240 pp. Bound uncut with top edge gilt and orig. wrappers in nice contemporary halfleather gilt on spine. Binding signed Anker Kyster. * With 12 original coloured etchings and 2 original dry points..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        WITH WALKER IN NICARAGUA OR REMINISCENCES OF AN OFFICER OF THE AMERICAN PHALANX

      Columbia: E. W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1909., 1909. First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gold stamping on front cover and spine, 181 pp., frontis. [portrait], illustrated, plates, portraits. William Walker was born in Nashville, Tennessee in May, 1824, and died in Trujillo, Honduras on Sept. 12, 1860. Walker was something of an adventurer and at the same time a persuasive leader. James Carson Jamison was Captain of Company D, First Light Infantry, Army of the Republic of Nicaragua, at the time Walker was induced by American speculators to interfere in the internal problems in that country, ostensibly in aid of the Democratic party there. He landed in Nicaragua with a small force of men and lost the battle of Rivas, but he was quickly reinforced with 170 native soldiers, and they routed the Nicaraguan Army at La Virgen, and eventually took possession of Grenada. By treaty with General Corral, the opposing leader, Walker was made secretary of war and commander-in-chief of Nicaragua. Soon thereafter recruits arrived from the U. S. in March, 1856, and Walker had a force of 1,200 men at his command. He charged General Corral with conspiracy, presided over his court-martial for his trial, and sentenced him to be shot on Nov. 8, 1855. Walker eventually became president and through a series of arbitrary acts on his part soon provoked an insurrection, which was supported by several surrounding states and private business interests. He eventually survived Nicaragua, and through political efforts was acquitted of all charges against him. Eventually he was tried by court-martial by the Honduran authorities, found guilty, and shot on Sept. 12, 1860. Howes J56 says, "Best eye-witness account of Walker's bid for empire, by one of his most dependable officers." Former owner's neat book plate and their ownership signature, lightly rubbed at spine ends and the corners, else a near fine copy of a rare book. HOWES J56. GRAFF 2195. COWAN p.309. RADER 2073.

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        Sämtliche Werke. [Propyläen-Ausgabe.] 45 Bände und 4 Ergänzungs- bzw. Supplement-Bände.

      München: Georg Müller bzw. Propyläen (ab Band 29) 1909-1925.. Groß-Oktav, braunrote Orig.-Maroquinbände mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung. Einbände teils gering berieben und bestoßen, wenige Bände im Rücken minimal verfärbt oder verzogen, kaum Einrisse in den Kapitalen und Außengelenken - insgesamt schönes, repräsentatives Exemplar - chronologisch geordnete Ausgabe - schöner Druck von Drugulin in der Unger-Fraktur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Rieger]
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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der Gross-Schmetterlinge der ganzen Welt.

      Stuttgart, Kernen Verlag, 1909-1954. 20 volumes (bound in 30). 4to. Text and 1458 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's uniform half calf or cloth and some volumes recently bound to match. Gilt titles and decorations on spines. A complete and uniformly bound set of this rare work. The fine plates are made by process of 10-14 colour lithography, and its excellent quality has remained unsurpassed. The editor Seitz planned to finish the whole work in 1912. This proved to be quite unrealistic as publication stopped in 1954, and several volumes remained unfinished. The most important collections of butterflies were consulted including those of L.W. Rothschild of Tring, the British Museum, the Paris Natural History Museum, the Senckenberg Museum at Frankfurt, as well as collections in Tokyo, Hong-Kong, Australia, South- and North- America etc. The German edition is textually larger than the English one as it has the complete supplement of volume 4 (publ. in 1954), which remained unfinished in the English edition. The unfinished volumes 7 and 15 of the German edition also have more text. Apart from the 4th supplement-volume the same volumes remained unfinished as in the English edition. The work was published in 16 volumes with 4 supplements and is composed as follows: volumes 1-4, Palaearctic Fauna with 4 supplements; volumes 5-8, American Fauna (volumes 7 and 8 remained unfinished); volumes 9-12, Indo-Australian Fauna (volumes 11 and 12 remained unfinished); volumes 13-16 African Fauna (volumes 15 and 16 remained unfinished). All the unfinished volumes have been recently bound to match. A splendid set.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ALMANACHS ILLUSTRÉS DU XVIIIE SIÈCLE

      Paris: Librairie Henri Leclerc, 1909. full red polished calf with original covers bound in including original paper spine, five raised bands on spine, gilt-stamping o.. 4to. full red polished calf with original covers bound in including original paper spine, five raised bands on spine, gilt-stamping o. viii,(ii),283,(5) pages. Text in French. Limited to 125 numbered copies. (Besterman I, 293). Author was a member of the Société des Bibliophiles François. Foreword by Georges Vicaire. Frontispiece. Description of almanacs published in France from the beginning of the 18th century into the early 19th. Introductory chapter gives an overview of almanac publication. Subsequent chapters look at almanacs through the 18th century, the Revolutionary era and the era of the Bourbon Restoration to 1830. Contains detailed descriptive information about all entries, organized by year of publication. Numerous attached illustrations throughout text. Alphabetic table of almanacs and index. Also a study of bookbinding as the original covers were often excellent examples of the craft. A well excecuted signed binding by E. Carayon. Small crack in front hinge along top.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Immensee. Eine Novelle. Leipzig, Insel, 1909. 40 S., 1 Bl., 1 w. Bl. Flex. goldgepr. OPgt. m. Schließbändern (dav. 1 etw. angerissen).,

      1909 - Als siebentes Buch der Ernst Ludwig Presse zu Darmstadt in 200 Exemplaren gedruckt . Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe... Tome XIII: MACROLÉPIDOPTÈRES DE LA RÉGION AFRICAINE. DIURNES.

      Paris, Le Moult, 1909. 4to (325 x 250mm). pp. 615, with 80 chromo-lithographed plates. Unbound in portfolio.

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        THE SWEET O' THE YEAR. THOUGHTS FROM A VILLAGE GARDEN

      Manchester: J. E. Cornish, 1909. Second Edition n. Hardcover. 178 x 114 mm (7 x 4 1/2"). 157 pp. Second Edition. IN A CHARMING "VELLUCENT" BINDING BY CEDRIC CHIVERS (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), upper cover with wide frame of stylized roses enclosing a painted miniature of an English cottage with garden in full bloom (a band of inlaid mother-of-pearl between the frame and the miniature), flat spine with small panel containing title and longer panel repeating the rose motif, vellum doublures, top edge gilt, other edges rough trimmed. With frontispiece photograph captioned "The Hyacinth Lawn."One leaf with short closed marginal tear, but A VERY FINE COPY, the text clean and fresh, and the binding unworn, unsoiled, and free of the splaying that plagues vellum-bound volumes. This is an unusually well-preserved and altogether appealing example of the particularly distinctive work for which Cedric Chivers is best known. Chivers (1853-1929) established his bindery soon after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878. A short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began creating his own work in that tradition. These came to be called "vellucent" bindings, and they are what made him famous. The innovative part of these bindings was achieved by placing specially treated transparent vellum over pieces of paper that were painted with figures or scenes (as here), a process that Prideaux says achieves the effect of enriched enamel. In practical terms, the vellum overlay protected the scenes and decoration from all of the agents of deterioration that normally afflict book covers. In his "vellucent" bindings, Chivers not infrequently used mother-of-pearl inlays as frame or decorative elements, their iridescence being well suited to his designs. First printed in 1908, the short essays here combine an appreciation of English gardens with morally uplifting tales. Mrs. Ridgway penned a half dozen inspirational works in the years leading up to and during the Great War.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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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 incised memorial stone at Cho'ang / by E. A. Gordon

      Tokyo : Keiseisha, (ca. 1909) - 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. Very 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. 1 Kg. 212 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ball der Stadt, 1909;

      Meltzer, Vienna 1909 - 12 col. plts; n.p., 450 x 170mm; white lthr decor. in colours & glt (spine a little rubbed); this fine production of the Vienna Secession period was a gift for ladies at the State Ball [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKS & THINGS]
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        THE CHASE OF THE GOLDEN METEOR

      Grant Richards 1909 - 1st 1909. Very good condition with no wrapper. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to front, yellow title to spine. 24 b/w plates. Translated from the french by Frederick Lawton. 292 pages. Spine bumped and there is a light mark between the title and the author (looks like a small rubbing/possible erasure mark). Corners very slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents but overall a super copy of the first English edition. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        "Marine-Galerie". Die Entwicklung der Schiffahrt. In 300 farbigen Kunstdruck-Sammel-Karten, nach den Gemälden des Marinemalers Christopher Rave. (Umschlag-Untertitel: 8000 Jahre Schiffahrt in Wort und Bild).

      Berlin, Verlag Heinrich Assmus & Co., o. J. (1909).. 8°. Mit 300 lose beil. farb. Orig.-Postkarten. 67 (1) S., Illustr.-OKart.. Erstausgabe. - Der bedeutende Marinemaler Christopher Rave (1881-1933) stellte sich die Aufgabe, eine Geschichte der Seefahrt über 8000 Jahre in 300 Ölgemälden zu malen, womit er von 1900 bis 1909 beschäftigt war. 1911 stellte er seine 300 Gemälde der Seefahrtsgeschichte in Hamburg aus. Ein Postkartenverlag reproduzierte alle Gemälde und veröffentlichte sie als vorliegende "Marine-Galerie", welche vollständig wie vorliegend heute nahezu unauffindbar ist. - Die erste Karte verso braunfleckig, die letzte mit Randausriss mit etwas Bildverlust, sonst die Karten nur vereinzelt an den Rändern etw. bestoßen. Das Textheft mit der Beschreibung der einzelnen Karten alt gestempelt u. etw. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Buchblock gebrochen u. dadurch gelockert. -

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-1899. A Narrative of the Voyage of the Belgica Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over an Unknown Sea About the South Pole

      New York: Doubleday & McClure 1909, 2nd Edition. () xiv,478pp. Very good. Octavo in original decorated cloth, gilt top edge. Frontis portrait. many B&W plates from photos, and illustrations in text from drawings (including map) an attractive copy. Spence 312. Narrative of the voyage of the Belgica in the Antarctic under Gerlache, and the only published first-person account of this expedition. Cook served as surgeon and anthropologist, and Roald Amundsen (then little known) was first mate. This second edition from 1909 seems to be an exact reprint except the publisher failed to reprint pages xv-xxiv. From the introduction, not included the four coloured plates and added a frontis portrait of Cook instead. This printing is much scarcer than the original of 1900..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        THE SWEET O' THE YEAR. THOUGHTS FROM A VILLAGE GARDEN

      Manchester: J. E. Cornish, 1909. Second Edition n. Hardcover. 178 x 114 mm (7 x 4 1/2"). 157 pp. Second Edition. IN A CHARMING "VELLUCENT" BINDING BY CEDRIC CHIVERS (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), upper cover with wide frame of stylized roses enclosing a painted miniature of an English cottage with garden in full bloom (a band of inlaid mother-of-pearl between the frame and the miniature), flat spine with small panel containing title and longer panel repeating the rose motif, vellum doublures, top edge gilt, other edges rough trimmed. With frontispiece photograph captioned "The Hyacinth Lawn." One leaf with short closed marginal tear, but A VERY FINE COPY, the text clean and fresh, and the binding unworn, unsoiled, and free of the splaying that plagues vellum-bound volumes. This is an unusually well-preserved and altogether appealing example of the particularly distinctive work for which Cedric Chivers is best known. Chivers (1853-1929) established his bindery soon after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878. A short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began creating his own work in that tradition. These came to be called "vellucent" bindings, and they are what made him famous. The innovative part of these bindings was achieved by placing specially treated transparent vellum over pieces of paper that were painted with figures or scenes (as here), a process that Prideaux says achieves the effect of enriched enamel. In practical terms, the vellum overlay protected the scenes and decoration from all of the agents of deterioration that normally afflict book covers. In his "vellucent" bindings, Chivers not infrequently used mother-of-pearl inlays as frame or decorative elements, their iridescence being well suited to his designs. First printed in 1908, the short essays here combine an appreciation of English gardens with morally uplifting tales. Mrs. Ridgway penned a half dozen inspirational works in the years leading up to and during the Great War.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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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) - 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. 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. 10 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE ROYAUME DE L'AIR. Ouvrage illustré de 120 gravures et photographies documentaires.

      1909 - Paris, Société d'Edition et de publications, sans date [1909]. In-quarto (203 X 285) percaline rouge vif de l'éditeur ornée sur le premier plat d'une grande plaque polychrome, dos lisse orné de fers dorés (avion et dirigeable), auteur et titre dorés, plats bisautés, tranches dorées (LORNE GRAV.) ; 318 pages, XIX planches hors-texte. Quelques traces de frottements sur le premier plat. PREMIERE EDITION de cet ouvrage qui traite des origines de l'aérostation (ballons libres) jusqu'à la traversée de la Manche par Louis Blériot en juillet 1909. « Le Rêve de l'homme - La Bulle de gaz - Les Poissons de l'air - Les Parachutes et les Cerfs-volants - Les Oiseaux artificiels - La Guerre dans les airs - L'Age de l'air ». BEL EXEMPLAIRE, dans son joli cartonnage polychrome décoré de l'éditeur. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Heart of the Antarctic, Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909

      London: William Heinemann, 1909. Two volumes, large octavo, portrait frontispieces, extensively illustrated throughout including rear sleeve to second volume containing three folding maps and a large panorama; fine in original decorated blue cloth. A splendid set. A beautifully preserved copy of the first trade edition of Shackleton's famous account, a cornerstone of any Antarctic collection. A veteran of Scott's expedition of 1901-04, Shackleton determined to mount the first attempt on the South Pole. His expedition of 1907-09 came within ninety-seven miles of reaching its goal before turning back so as not to endanger the lives of the party. Their retreat homeward was a desperate march to reach food before they starved; miraculously all men survived. Despite not achieving their primary objective, they were the first to reach the South Magnetic Pole, and a detailed account of this achievement by Professor T.W. Edgeworth David is present here.

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        The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, Two Volume Set

      William Heinemann, London 1909 - With an introduction byHugh Robert Mill, D.Sc. an account of the first journey to the South Magnetic Pole by Professore TW Edgeworth David F.R.S. some colour plates from paintings with tissue guards, numerous black and white photographs, 3 folding maps and a panorama in pocket ant the back of volume II. Fading to spines and part of covers, minor bubbling to cloth of cover of volume I, wear to spine extremities and occasional foxing - not too obtrusive. pp371, 418 inc index. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jackdaw Books]
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