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      Biblioteca " Ateneo ", MADRID 1909 - 165 páginas .- edición original .- medio cuero azul con punteras .- Conserva tapas originales .- muy buen estado.- Size: In 8vo ( 14 X 20 CM) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MAGNASCO]
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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., Sydney And Melbourne 1909 - 280 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

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        The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni (3 volume set)

      London - The Society of Bibliophiles 1909 - 3 volume set. 8vo. Green cloth with gold illustrations on cover and spine. Gift quality, near fine. A superior copy in new condition. Clean, unmarked pages. Fine. binding and cover. Hardcover. Society of Bibliophiles, 1909. Limited Murano edition, with colored frontis. Director of Folger Shakespeare library's book plate inside cover. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Military report and general information concerning Nyasaland.

      Intelligence Division London 1909 - [First edition]. 8vo, (17.5 x 12 cms), 342pp, folding plan, slightly creased, one large folding coloured map in rear pocket, original calf backed printed boards, signature on upper cover, joints partly split; a good copy. "The information given in this report is not to be communicated, either directly or indirectly, to the Press, or to any person not holding an offical position in H.M. Service." This guide covers part of Mozambique and part of Angola. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ein Sommernachtstraum. Übersetzt von A.W.v.Schlegel. Bilder von Arthur Rackham. (- Limitierte Ausgabe -)

      Müchen,F.Bruckmann Gesellschaft, 1909. 1001 Exemplare. - M12901 29,5 x 23 cm. Beiger Originalpappband mit Rückenschmuck und -Titel in Goldprägung, Deckelvignette mit Porträt Shakespeares, die Zeichnungen für Einband und Titel von Ottomar Starke. Kopfgoldschnitt, ansonsten unbeschnitten. In einfacher Pappkassette - diese durchweg lädiert, ein Teil lose beiliegend, aber vollständig. Das untere Seidenband fehlend. Der Bucheinband in wirklich gutem Zustand. 2 weiße Bll., 4 Bll. Titelei, 132 Seiten, 2 weiße Bll. Insgesamt 40 montierte Farbbilder von Arthur Rackham - alle noch mit Seidenhemdchen; Vorsatz und Bildtafeln in schokobraun; nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 857 von 1001 numerierten Exemplaren; das Papier sehr sauber. Die Seiten 125 - 128 laienhaft aufgeschnitten. Die Seite 131 /132 und das folgende weiße Blatt mit einem leichten und hellen Feuchtigkeitsrand. Gutes, geprüftes Exemplar. 1980

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        Rip Van Winkle

      London: William Heinemann, 1909. 61(1)pp. beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham with color frontispiece and 50 other color illustrations tipped in at the rear on heavy card stock and captioned tissue guards. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in a beautiful pictorial gilt red crushed morocco depicting Rip Van Winkle, raised bands. spine lettering an all edges gilt, wide morocco turn-ns gilt, stamped bound by Zaehnsdorf, marbled endpapers, with original cloth covers bound in at rear. Minor cosmetic touch up to spine. A lovely copy.. Small Quarto.

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        Die Nordsee von Heinrich Heine, 1825-1826 [The North Sea]

      Leipzig: Insel-Verlag. 1909. Limited edition. 1 of 300 copies printed at the Ernst Ludwig Presse, Darmstadt. [2], 45, [2] pp. 23.5 cm. In full vellum with the original glassine wrapper and slipcase; with the text printed in black and gold on Japanese vellum, top edge gilt. Near fine with a few small tears to the edges of the glassine wrapper, else fine, in a very good slipcase a bit bowed at the opening, with small tears to the corners. A lovely volume. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The President who started the tradition of throwing out the first pitch to start the baseball season, William Howard Taft, thanks the President of the Boston Braves for "the silver special ticket issued by the Boston National Baseball Club for the season of 1909 for myself and party ?"

      Typed Letter Signed ?Wm H Taft? as President, 1p, 7? x 8.75?. The White House, Washington, May 18,1909. To George B. Dovey, President, Boston National Baseball Club, Boston. Mounted on a heavy board of same size, uniformly toned, light smudge at ?Taft.? Very Good condition.In full, ?Senator Lodge has been good enough to present to me the silver special ticket issued by the Boston National Baseball Club for the season of 1909 for myself and party. I thank you sincerely for this, and am glad to receive it.? Republican Henry Cabot Lodge represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate from 1893 until his death in 1924.President Taft had a special relationship with baseball. When the President arrived late for a game in 1909, the game was delayed not because of his entrance, but because of the applause. From 1909-1912, President Taft attend 14 baseball games in Washington, D.C. (7), St. Louis (3), Pittsburgh (2), Chicago (1), and Cincinnati (1

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        Riverhead Suffolk County New York Atlas

      Sanborn Map Company, New York 1909 - List of Maps collated complete; all are hand colored; 11 double page maps, approximately 21" x 25" size opened; Locations include all of the town and surrounds of Riverhead, Long Island, listing businesses, fire houses, water facilities, public utilities, Suffolk County Agricultural Society Fair Grounds with Race Track, Peconic River and all the businesses at the riverside in this time: Tower Roller Mill, C. Hallet's Sons Flour Mill & Electric Light Plant, Auxiliary Plant, Carriage Repository, Lumber & Construction businesses, boat & carpenter shops, American Ice Company, Frank H. Hill & Bro. Monument Works, county buildings-court house complex & jail, Long Island House, Banks, Public Library, tailor, jewelry, drug, tobacco & cigarette retailers, horse boarding & livery stables, S. Terry Hudson Agricultural Implement Works, Riverhead Coal Co., Shinnecock Distributing Co., Beer Agents & Soda Water Bottlers, railroads- train & transportation lines; Wm. Sweezy's Ice Ho., Corwin & Vail Lumber, cemeteries, schools, residences, public works, boarding houses-ie. Benjamin House, E. Griswold & Co., Cigar Factory & Wholesale Candy Dealers, F. C. Lane's Ice House, and much more; bound in the original paper wraps, covers soiled and with old fold line; with slight marginal soiling and darkening, a little bit of edgewear to a few; a bit of bowing from old fold; maps are in very good plus condition overall and clean, colors bright, printed on very good paper with good margins. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      New York: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1909. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. 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... .

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        5 eigenh. Briefe mit U. und 1 eh. Postkarte mit U.

      Hall in Tirol und Berlin, 1. August - 25. Oktober 1909.. Zusammen 7 SS. (Briefe, mit Briefkopf "Literarische Anstalt Rütten & Loening") und die Karte. Gr.-4to und qu.-8vo. Gelocht (dort tls. ausgerissen) und mit einem kleinen Einriß.. An den Schriftsteller Abraham Halberthal (1881-1965) in Hamburg, in Verlagsangelegenheiten. Buber war damals Leiter des Berliner Verlages Rütten & Loening. I. Hall in Tirol 1. August 1909: "[ ] Den Bernard nehme ich auf die Reise zum Lesen mit und schreibe Ihnen nach meiner Rückkehr [ ] über meinen Eindruck [ ] Ich rate Ihnen, nicht an Harden zu schreiben, sondern zu warten, und wenn es noch so lang dauert. Wenn Sie nicht umgehend Antwort erhalten haben, so bedeutet das, dass das Manuskript angenommen ist. Wann es erscheint, betrachtet H. als seine ureigenste Angelegenheit, in die ihm niemand dreinzureden hat [ ]". - II. Hall in Tirol, 12. August 1909: "[ ] Der Bernard ist nicht so, dass ich ihn dem Verlag empfehlen könnte; die Anekdoten sind vielfach aus trüben Quellen geschöpft, im Allgemeinen unzulänglich erzählt und das Ganze ist kein Ganzes. Man wandelt eben nicht ungestraft unter Palmen [ ]". - III. Berlin, 21. Oktober 1909: "[ ] Wie steht es mit Jürgensens Novellen? Bitte, veranlassen Sie, dass alle, die bisher in Blättern gedruckt waren, an Kiy geschickt werden, damit zunächst dieses Material gesichtet wird. Auch erwähnten Sie seinerzeit ein Lustspiel von ihm? Können Sie mir nicht Näheres darüber mitteilen? Hoffentlich entdecken Sie bald wieder ein Talent von Jürgensens Range [ ]".

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        Danmark-Ekspeditionen til Grønlands Nordostkyst.

      1909 1909 - Copenhagen 1909. With textual photographs and colourplates. VI + 670 pp. Bound in nice halfleather with golddecorations on spine. Name on titlepage.Vedlagt originalmanuskriptet til Mylius-Erichsens første report til Komiteen for 'Danmarksekspeditionen', som omhandler rejsen fra København 24. juni 1906 til ankomsten i Frederikshavn 26. juni. Reporten er gengivet i sin fulde længde i bogen. * Enclosed the original manuscript to Mylius-Erichsen's first report to the Commitee for 'Danmarksekspeditionen' dealing with the journey from Copenhagen June 24 1906 to arrival in Frederikshavn June 26. The report is set out in full in the book.Nice copy of the first edition of one of the most dramatic expeditions to Greenland, where the job was to survey the Eastcoast, and where the leader Mylius-Erichsen, chartograph Høeg-Hagen og the native greenlander Jørgen Brønlund were lost, statablely because of erroneous navigation, wrong equipment and the failure of hunting-possibilities. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sozialistische Monatshefte 1909 - 1913 : 5 Jahrgänge KOMPLETT gebunden = 15 Teilbände (jeder Jahrgang ist unterteilt in 3 Teilbände und beinhaltet die Hefte 1 - 26 des jeweiligen Jahrgangs),

      Verlag der sozialistischen Monatshefte; 1909 - 1913. - je Jahrgang ca. 1600 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig. Halbleder; Komplettpreis für 15 Teilbände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten! Das Bild zeigt nur eine Auswahl der hier angebotenen kompletten Jahrgänge! Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mr. Justice Raffles

      New York: Scribner?s, 1909. First American Edition. Ownership signature; near fine in the rare dust jacket, which has chips along the edges.

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      Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1909. Book. Good. Hardback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 5 ½ x 8 ½. TITLE: LITTLE HEROINE AT SCHOOL By ALICE T. CURTIS 1909 SIGNED AUTHOR: ALICE TURNER CURTIS PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Boston 1909 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Super Rare Signed BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket SIGNED: Yes The front endpaper is signed by the author 'To: Mrs. Annie W. Porter - From: Alice Turner Curtis 1910.' CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books books. If we miss any defects are highlights on any book, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The outside of book is still in good condition with a light brown to the spine. The front endpaper is stuck a little to the inside board along the seam or hinge. Book is without marks or writings other than the author's signature, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 323 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: THE LITTLE HEROINE AT SCHOOL. Signed First Edition. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Boston 1909. Good(minus)/None dust jacket condition as issued. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!!!! THERE ARE NO OTHER SIGNED ALICE TURNER BOOKS FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!!!! Priced accordingly. REALLY GOOD PRICE! InvCode zv97 ViewFair Books :.

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        Five Months in the Himalaya: A Record of Mountain Travel in Garhwal and Kashmir

      - 1909 Longmans Green, NY, 1st edition, 8vo, pp xv, 263, photogravure frontis w/ tissue guard, 23 photogravure plates w/ tissue guards, 4 folding panoramas, 47 bw photos, 2 color folding maps, teg, uncut, dark blue cloth; cloth spine separated from backstrip, corners rubbed, front hinge taped, AAC/William S. Ladd bookplate, good. Mumm was a London publisher who liked to travel and climb. He was with Freshfield in the Ruwenzori (1905) and on Longstaff’s expedition to Trisul (1907). This is the account of the Trisul expedition and, although he did not reach the summit, he did bring along oxygen, the first use for high-altitude climbing. He later made the first ascent of Mumm Peak, in the Canadian Rockies, and became a member of the American Alpine Club. He is most noted for his compilation of the three-volume ‘Alpine Club Register’. This book is beautifully illustrated with the smaller photos being pasted in. A classic. Neate 179. Ladd, William S., MD. (1887 – 1949) – AAC Councilor (1923-25), Vice-President (1926-28), President (1929-31), Honorary Member (1949) and member of the Alpine Club of Canada, the Alpine Club, and Club Alpin Francais (honorary). He started climbing at an early age with ascents of Mt. Hood (1904, 1905, 1911) and in the Canadian Rockies (1905). He made the first ascent of Mt. Saskatchewan, Canada, (1923, with Conrad Kain), attempted Mt. Fairweather (1926) and was a member of the first ascent team in 1931, and climbed in the Alps (1928). Ladd oversaw the participation and the founding of the Union International des Associations d’Alpinism (UIAA) and gave the gift of the AAC’s first clubhouse, an old fire station located on the upper East side of Manhattan. During his term the first American Alpine Journal was published (1929). This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. Ref 24913 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lost in the Arctic.

      . Being the Story of the "Alabama" Expedition, 1909-1912. 1st edit. London: William Heinemann 1913. With maps and illustr. XVIII + 395 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth. * Inscribed copy..

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        L'Esprit De La Guerre Navale - Complete in Three Volumes

      Berger-Levrault & Cie, Editeurs, Paris 1909 - Deuxieme edition de l'Etude sur la Strategie navale. Written in French. Maroon leather, blue cloth-covered boards with gilt trim. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Volume I - La Strategie is 384 pages. Volume II - La Tactique is 142 pages. Volume III - L'Organisation Des Forces is 315 pages. (please note that Volume III was printed in 1910) Former copy of the Royal Canadian Naval College Library with usual markings. Only external markings are writing at base of backstrips. Bindings all intact. Moderate to average wear externally. A sturdy copy of this influential work.

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        Henry Monnier von Georges Grappe mit vierzig Bildern.

      Leipzig, Privatdruck des Verlegers, 1909 [d.i. C.W. Stern, Wien]. - 4°. 37 S. (Text) und |40 Tafeln mit erotischen Miniaturen|. Orig.-HPergament mit goldgepr. Ledertitelschildchen am Rücken und reicher Rückengoldprägung sowie goldgepr. Fronttitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. (= Meisterwerke der erotischen Kunst Frankreichs. Erstes Stück). Eins von 400 handschriftl. numerierten Exemplaren nur für Subskribenten. Die |40 Farbreproduktionen| nach Monniers Zeichnungen sind einzeln auf Tafeln aufgezogen. Das erotische Werk Monniers ist eindeutig, aber nicht immer offensichtlich, die Tücke liegt im Detail und dieses hat es in sich. Das Bilder-Lex. II, 683 schreibt dazu: "Weitaus erotischer als der Schriftsteller ist der Maler und Zeichner Monnier. Eine ausgezeichnete Auswahl dieser kleinen, nur für M's Freunde geschaffenen Sittenbilder bringt Georges Grappe in: [vorliegendem Band] 'Meisterwerke'." Einband leicht berieben. Buchblock gebrochen, schwach gelockert. Vereinzelt kleinste Braunflecken. Die Tafeln ausgesprochen frisch und die Abbildungen in bester Qualität. Insgesamt gutes und schönes Exemplar dieses seltenen Werks. Hayn-Got. IX, 414. -------------------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.|

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      Philadelphia, PA: Stanley Institute, 1909 Six volumes complete. Written expressly for the master mechanic, traveling engineer, and locomotive engineer and fireman. A description of all the various parts of the different types of locomotives, their principles of operation, management, repair and maintenance; also the air brake, mechanical stokers, feed water heaters, superheaters, and the latest developments in the railway field. A total of 2290 pages with review questions, illustrations, photographs and foldouts. Bound in very dark green/blue cloth with border and locomotive on front cover stamped in blind. Marbled page edges. The institute's Consulting Certificate number 1167 bound in the rear of the final volume. Most volumes show one or two corners lightly bumped. Volume III has several very tiny bleached spots to front cover. All are near fine. Rarely found as a complete set and in such nice condition.. First edition. Hardcover.

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      Cambridge: The Harvard Lampoon Society, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Professionally rebacked with a new spine, mild wear to corners. Very Good. Early gilt-decorated and lettered full dark burgundy morocco leather (6-1/4" x 9-3/8") retaining the original purple wraps within; [viii], 72 pages. Issued in an edition of 500 copies, this illustrated history of the early days of the Harvard Lampoon Society by one of its founders is very scarce. This copy is especially interesting as it belonged to John Reed and is SIGNED by him on the front endpaper: "John S. Reed '10 Ibis/'In medio tutissimus ibis/A sacred oath I swear to Heaven and him/Confirming it with Ibis holy name'/-Tamburlaine." Reed, who graduated from Harvard in 1910, served as president of the Harvard Lampoon. Under his leadership the publication evolved from collegiate humor to highly literate, and often scathing, social commentary. Perhaps the best known left-wing American journalist of the twentieth century; Reed was portrayed by Warren Beatty in the film REDS, nominated for twelve Academy Awards and winner of three, which centered on Reed's life, notably his romance with Louise Bryant, played by Diane Keaton, and his early death at 33 in Moscow. Reed's best known book, TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD, is Reed's firsthand account of the October Revolution in Russia in 1917.

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      Hachette et Cie., Paris 1909 - (Dogs) NOS BONS TOUTOUS. Paris: Hachette et Cie., circa 1909. First edition. Oblong 12mo - 9" x 7-1/2". Full color pictorial sewn cloth wrappers in as new condition with the word "FILE" written in pencil on the front wrapper. [16]pp. including wrappers. Pinking to the head and foot of book. The pages of the book are of the same cloth material as are the wrappers and are in as new condition. The book is illustrated by Stanley Tyreman Berkeley with wonderful pictures of dogs. The book is the French language version of Dean's Rag Book, A BOW-WOW BOOK (code number 100). The condition of the book is FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Fourth Olympiad: Being the Official Report of The Olympic Games of 1908, celebrated in London, under the patronage of His Most Gracious Majesty King Edward VII and by the sanction of The International Olympic Committee

      Published by The British Olympic Association, London 1909 - 794 pages, [2], with numerous black & white photographic plates and illustrations throughout, contains comprehensive details of the event, including full programme, general regulations, details of competitions, and prize lists, etc First Edition , slight curve to front board, cloth a little faded in patches, faint black mark runs down centre of front board, hinges weakened, internally clean, book in good condition , red cloth with gilt titles on front and spine, black line illustration on front 18 x 25 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recollections. Edited by Charles E. Fitch

      [New York]: Privately Printed [by the De Vinne Press], 1909 - Scarce privately printed work with considerable sporting content. Pp. 123 to 266 comprise the Logbook of Camp Albany on the Ristigouche River, with entries from 1883 to 1898 on angling, hunting, and social topics. A prefatory note quotes from Dean Sage's classic book, and an afterword by Charles H. Raymond offers an appreciation of Abraham Lansing (1835-1899) of Albany, New York: "To watch his tall, graceful form while casting on the river was to see the exemplar of the accomplished fisherman; the man, the rod, the line were together but the extension and the completion of artistic and practical perfection" (RISTIGOUCHE RIVER) First edition, one of 300 copies printed. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait and 7 other photographs and a colored Jock Scott fly at the end. [xii], 266 pp. Original green cloth, t.e.g. With small embossed blindstamp of Edward W. Bates, Greenbush, N.Y., on the title- page. Back inner hinge tender. Fine. Bruns L39; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 107 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trans-Himalaya. Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet. 2 vols.

      1909 1909 - London: Macmillan, 1909. Roy. 8vo. Orig. illust. cloth (front cover of Vol. II creased and occasionally flecked). Gilt. T.e.g. With portrs., 7 col. and 196 b/w full-page plates, 1 fold. plate, and 7 full-page and 3 col. fold. maps. Slightly foxed. 1st ed. A good set.

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      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Robinson, W. Heath. Very good condition with no wrapper. Autograph Edition De Luxe, Limited to 50 copies. Large format (32 x 26cm). Bound in attractive brown leather with gilt titles, vignettes and borders. 30 lovely tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream card with green decorative borders and captioned paper guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. This is copy no. 22, SIGNED by the author. Corners are slightly worn and covers a little edge rubbed. Spine has been professionally rebacked retaining the original spine piece (which is worn). A few light fingermarks and tiny foxspots else contents clean. A very nice copy of a handsome and very scarce book. [R]

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        Ein Sommernachtstraum. Mit Bilder von Arthur Rackham. Übersetzt von A. W. v. Schlegel.

      Bruckmann,, München, 1909 - München, Bruckmann, 1909. 4°. 132 S. mit montierten Farbtafeln mit Zwischenblättern. OPpbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, Verschlußbändern, nur einige Zwischenblätter teils schwach braunfleckig, sonst wohlerhaltenes, sammelwürdiges Exemplar. (s. Foto). Nr. 824 von 1001 numerierten Exemplaren. Sprache: de nur einige Zwischenblätter teils schwach braunfleckig, sonst wohlerhaltenes, sammelwürdiges Exemplar. (s. Foto). OPpbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, Verschlußbändern, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Madrid, 1909. Imprenta Artística de José Blass. Tela editorial con dorados en plano y lomera. 303pp., 31x26cm. 1 retrato de Alfonso XIII + 10 cromolitografías a toda página + Ilustraciones en b/n y un estado deplegable. Índice de Caballeros y Reglamento de Uniformidad de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla. Ejemplar perteneciente al Excmo. Sr. Conde de Prado Castellano. SEVILLA

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        Autograph letter signed "Reger," postmarked June 27, [?]1911

      1 page. Octavo. A "Kartenbrief" to "Kurdirektor von Beckerath" in Bad Pyrmont. With integral address leaf. Reger agrees to programs, "including the one by Frau Dr. Fischer," and goes on to discuss rehearsals of various pieces including his Hiller Variations and Violin Concerto on July 19th and the 5th Brandenburg Concerto on July 20th. . "[Reger's] musical style, which combines a chromatic harmonic language with Baroque and Classical formal procedures, situates him as both a successor to late 19th-century Romanticism and a forerunner of early 20th-century modernism..."Reger met the 16-year-old violinist Adolf Busch at the Cologne Conservatory in 1909. "Two years later, Reger and Busch gave their first public recital together at a Bach-Reger Festival (which also included a performance of the Violin Concerto) in Bad Pyrmont..." "... Although Reger continued to produce chamber music in considerable quantities, his Leipzig years are most notable for his maturation as an orchestral composer... The Hiller Variations (1907) were followed by the Violin Concerto (1907–8) and the Symphonischer Prolog zu einer Tragödie (1908)... Reger’s orchestral output gradually acquired softer, more Romantic contours. This was especially true after 1911 when Reger became director of the orchestra of the ducal court of Saxe-Meiningen in a line of succession that included Bülow and Richard Strauss." John Williamson in Grove onlineAn interesting letter mentioning two of Reger's own works together with one of Bach's (one of his greatest influences), in rehearsal presumably for a performance at the Bach-Reger festival with Busch mentioned above.

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        Die Nordsee. 1825/1826. Gedruckt als Drittes Buch der Ernst Ludwig Presse, Darmstadt von F.W. Kleukens & C.H. Kleukens.

      Leipzig, Insel, 1909 - Gr.-8°. 2 Bl., 45 S. 1 Bl., OPergament, goldgepräge Deckelvignette, Kopfgoldschnitt und grüne Seidenschliessbänder., Ein Bd. fehlt, Bleistiftwidmung a. Vors. - schönes Exemplar. Eins von dreihundert Exemplare wurden abgezogen. (Rodenberg, Deutsche Pressen Seite 74, Nummer 3). 1100 gr.

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        Le Chapeau de la Femme à la Chasse.

      [Paris: Imprimerie A. Porcaboeuf, 1909 - In-folio à l"italienne; tiré à 400 exemplaires numérotés. Page de titre illustrée gravée à l"eau-forte (5 portraits de "charmants minois, chapeautés à ravir et encadrés dans des olifants, cornets et trompes de chasse"), 4p. Préface (signée Tya Hilland, pseudonyme de Charles de Salverte, Compiègne, 1909) avec grande lettrine en rouge et noir, et titre en rouge; et 8 belles planches gravées à l"eau-forte. Toutes les pages sont montées sur onglets. Reliure d"éditeur en demi-chagrin vert à coins décoré sur le plat supérieur d"un fer doré comportant un chapeau et des attributs de chasse, avec les dates 1630 - 1867; plats et gardes marbrés. Coins légèrement émoussés, coiffes usées, quelques épidermures, plats légèrement gauchis, intérieurement en bel état. Les planches proviennent de la collection particulière de M. Liez dont on retrouve le sigle sur la page de titre. Après la page de titre illustrée, les différents tableaux sont déclinés chronologiquement, avec une reproduction scrupuleuse des costumes et des chapeaux depuis le règne de Louis XIII jusqu"à Napoléon III: Départ pour la chasse (Louis XIII); Le Rendez-vous (Louis XIV); Le Rapport (Louis XV); Le Débuché (Louis XVI); Hallali (Premier Empire); Les Honneurs (Restauration); La Retraite (1830): La Curée aux flambeaux (Napoléon III) [devant le château de Compiègne]. L"habile groupement des personnages, la profondeur de la perspective et la fidélité des scènes de vénerie font de ce livre un fort joli document. Belle et luxueuse publication, de toute rareté. Thiébaud, 786 (qui donne par erreur pour titre "Les Chapeaux" et non "Le Chapeau"). Inconnu à Colas. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Buecher der namenlosen Liebe. |3 Bände in einem|. Bd. I: Die namenlose Liebe. Ein Bekenntnis. 32 S. Bd. II: Wer sind wir? Eine Dichtung der namenlosen Liebe. 64 S. Bd. V: Am Rande des Lebens. Gedichte der namenlosen Liebe. 64 S.

      Treptow bei Berlin, Als Manuskript gedruckt fuer Bernhard Zack, 1906 (I+II), 1909 (V). - 8°. Priv. Halbleinen d. Zt. mit RTitel. |Erste Ausgaben / First editions|. [Die Bände III und IV erschienen erst in der späteren Gesamtausgabe 1913 bzw. 1924. Der letzte Band, Der Puppenjunge, erschien daran angehängt 1926]. Unter dem Pseudonym Sagitta [der Pfeil] verfasste Mackay diese Bücher, "die ausschließlich um die Zuneigung des gereiften Mannes zum Knaben und Jüngling kreisten" (Hergemöller). Die hier vorliegenden ersten drei Bücher wurden von den preußischen Behörden beschlagnahmt und nach einem längeren juristischen Prozeß im Oktober 1909 verboten. Lt. Impressum jeder Band gedruckt in einer Auflage, die dem Erscheinungsjahr entspricht (wohl fingiert), handschriftlich numeriert, nur für namentlich genannte Subskribenten (hier nur der Band V numeriert, sonst die Nr. durch einen Strich ersetzt. Keine Nennng der Besitzer). Breitrandiger Druck auf Bütten, unterer Rand unbeschnitten. Einband berieben und angestaubt. Buchblock gebrochen, Bindung gelockert, Seiten fest. Stellenweise fingerfleckig und etwas angeschmutzt. Name auf Titel. Zahlreiche Anstreichungen (Buntstift). Hergemöller S. 482. Hayn-Got. VII, 36 (Bd. II, von 1908?) Vgl. Polunbi I, 12 (Ausgabe 1924). Selten. ------------------------- |English description available on request.| [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The House That Jack Built. A Wedding Book

      (San Francisco & Santa Barbara: Paul Elder & Co., 1909). Quarto. Frenchfold. 22 ff. First and only edition. Pictorial title page and colophon, decorated copyright page, and 19 illustrations by Robert Wilson Hyde, all printed in color and gold. Considered one of the highlights of Paul Elder's publications, this is one of three collaborations between the legendary San Francisco bookseller and the influential Arts and Crafts book artist from Santa Barbara. Two of these collaborations, coincidentally, were guest books: in the present example, the well-known children's tale appears in a strip along the upper margin of the page, with space below for guests at a wedding to sign their names. There are no known copies of this title apart from the present example. This album was not used. Bound in original raw silk with title stamped in gilt on upper cover. Slight fraying to corners, covers very slightly bowed, else a fine copy of a rare example of California Arts and Crafts book work.

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        A TRIP TO MARS

      London, Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited,. 1909. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-318 [319: printer's imprint] [320: blank], six inserted plates with color illustrations by W. H. C. Groome,. original pictorial red cloth, stamped in blue, cream, black and gold, slate coated endpapers.. Prize label affixed to verso of frontispiece. Faint staining along. fore-edge of rear cover, touch of sunning to spine panel, a very good. copy. A bright copy of this very attractive Edwardian juvenile. interplanetary novel. (#109272). First edition. "Two boys who save the life of a visitor from Mars (who turns out to be the planet's king) are abducted to that planet, where they have various adventures and help to suppress a revolt. The story is a simple variation on the theme of "A Son of the Stars," which had been serialized in YOUNG ENGLAND in 1907-1908, but it is not a sequel thereto. Its most original feature is the spaceship used to transport the heroes, a compound or the organic and inorganic that qualifies as an early cyborg." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-40. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 82. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 025. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 70. Locke, Voyages in Space 26. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 23. Bleiler (1978), p. 11. Reginald 00629.

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        Sport and Travel in Both Tibets

      London, 1909. First Edition. Small 4to. Double-page map & 25 coloured plates, after watercolour drawings by the author. vi, 87 pp. Violet cloth titled in gilt, pictorial onlay to upper cover. Minor rubbing to extremities, spine slightly toned. Very good plus. Robinson, Wayward Women, p. 70 ; Czech, Asian Big Game, p.112

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        Les feuilles d'automne. Préface de Philippe Godet.

      chez l'artiste, Bienne, 1909 - Bienne, chez l'artiste 1909. Gross-Folio. 45 S. 1 Bl. Mit 18 montierten Farbtafeln nach Aquarellen von Philippe Robert und reicher Jugenstilverzierung von Eugène Grasset. Originalleinwand mit farbiger Deckelverzierung in Schuber. Lonchamp 2497. - Numeriertes Exemplar. - Einer der wichtigsten Beiträge zum Jugendstil in der Schweiz. - In Gestaltung und Herstellung von hervorragender Qualität. - Schuber etwas fleckig. Name auf 1. w. Bl. - Sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. Sprache: N Originalleinwand mit farbiger Deckelverzierung in Schuber.

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        L'ingénieux hidalgo DON QUICHOTTE de la Manche

      Librairie Hachette et Cie 1909 - TOME 3 Numéroté 77/340 . 72 Gravures de Daniel Vierge ( Voir ses oeuvres en photos sur Google à Daniel Vierge) Reliure avec jaquette intérieure brisée au dos mais le portfolio rigide extérieur est impeccable . REF livre 342 boîte 25 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        George S. Patton writes to his mother from West Point about his love for Beatrice, his future wife

      Autograph Letter Signed "George Patton", 6p, 5" x 6.25", front and verso of two conjoined sheets plus front and verso of a separate sheet, on West Point embossed stationery, February 7, 1909, to his mother. Mailing folds, light soiling and edge wear to page 6, else fine condition.In full as written: "Dear Mama, There was a hop last night but B[eatrice] could not come though I expected her until the last minute but she came up today and I had a very nice day. "She said to write to you in fact she thought I had already but when you answer her don't say exactly when you heard. Now in regard to your answer B is afraid or seems to be afraid that you won't like my being in love with her. Anyway she told me to impress you with the fact that I had been doing better in my lessons since Christmas. "Also we are not engaged in the sense that we don't use the word so don't you use it. "But I guess you can write her the proper kind of a letter only

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        Exultations of Ezra Pound

      London: Elkin Mathews. 1909. First. First edition, first issue. Red boards. A touch of rubbing else fine in papercovered boards. A beautiful copy of Pound's fourth book. Gallup A4. .

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        Die Graphischen Künste. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst. XXXII. Jahrgang.

      Die Graphischen Künste. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst., Wien. 1909 - Folio. Original gilt-lettered morocco backed marbled boards. Minimal library marking; Shelf-mark to spine, stamp to title-page. Covers a little rubbed. Contains a lengthy article on Gottfried Schadows Familienalbum. An article on Alois Hänisch with two original etchings. An article on Augustus John by Campbell Dodgson. An article on Charles Cottet. An article on Young Austrian Lithographers with original colour lithographs by L.H.Jungnickel and Karl Schmoll V.Eisenwerth. An article on Frank Brangwyn by Arpad Weixgärtner, with an original etching 'Gerber' and an original lithograph 'Hochofen', [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sir Otho de Grandison: 1238?-1328 (inscribed by author)

      Spottiswoode & Co. LTD. 1909 - Rare softback copyright 1909; inscription on front wrap reads, "Miss B.H. Putnam, with the author's compliments" (see photo); B.H. Putnam was an author and historian whose work covered the 12th and 13th centuries in England, and she published through the 1940s; written for "The Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Third Series, Vol III"; softback is tight and clean, with a small tape repair at head of spine and a 1-inch tear, also tape repaired, along outside edge of front wrap (see photos); owner's sticker on title page; 195 clean pages b7. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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