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        Artemis to Actaeon

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1909. First. First edition. Bookplate removed from the front fly else a lovely, fine copy, with a near fine example of the rare dustwrapper with some internal mends at the folds and restoration to the crown (with some loss of the title lettering). A volume of poems written as a result of Wharton's affair with Morton Fullerton, reflecting her infatuation and published in small numbers. Rare in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ARTEMIS TO ACTAEON and Other Verse

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1909 - (INSCRIBED and SIGNED with initials by EDITH WHARTON)- FIRST EDITION ( same 1909 date on title and copyright page with "Published April, 1909' STATED and 'Scribner Seal' present)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is ORIGINAL dark green cloth hardcover with decoration and titles in stamped in GOLD on cover and spine (ALL GOLD is present and BRIGHT); TEG (top edge gilt); binding and text are very neat, clean and solid, VG+ or better with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Just very light wear with light 'handling marks' front cover. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of the fairly UNCOMMON SECOND POETRY VOLUME written by EDITH WHARTON and INSCRIBED and SIGNED in pencil by EDITH WHARTON with her INITIALS ('F. E. Thayer from E. W.' on the first free page). 90 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Arroyo Craftsman, Vol. I, No. 1

      Los Angeles, CA: Arroyo Guild Press, 1909. This is the first and only issue of the magazine, Arroyo Craftsman, and was published October 1909. Publication of issues was contemplated on a quarterly basis. One of an unstated limitation. 9 x 6 inches. Lightest spruce blue wrappers, with substantial amounts of black-stamped lettering to the front and rear wrappers and, to the front wrapper, a sunburst design in golden yellow with a hand-held hammer and the motto "We Can" in a ribbon. The wrapper paper has faded evenly to a blue-beige. The wrappers are very clean. With 67 numbered pages, plus xv numbered pages of adverts in the rear. There are numerous B&W illustrations, including photo-plates, drawings and plans. A 1 inch tear to the rear wrapper has been expertly repaired; else no pre-existing faults. An exceptionally clean copy. The wrappers protected by a new, heavy-duty, clear Mylar wrap-around. A Very Good Plus copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. In October 1909, influenced by William Morris, the Stickley brothers and the Roycroft community, James published the "Arroyo Craftsman" through the Arroyo Guild Press. For the serious collector of books and writings on the California Arts and Crafts movement and, in particular, the Pasadena center of that movement, this magazine issue will take its place as one of the crowning glories of the collector's library.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Les mains jointes.

      Bibliothèque du temps présent |& Henri Falque 1909 - - Bibliothèque du temps présent & Henri Falque, Paris 1909, 13x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant du premier ouvrage de l'auteur, il n'a été tiré que 5 Chine et 5 Japon en grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au marquis d'Argenson. Agréable et rare exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le Ruwenzori. Voyage d'exploration et premières ascensions des plus hautes cimes de la chaine neigeuse située entre les grands lacs équatoriaux de l'Afrique centrale.

      Paris, Plon, 1909. - (X)+356 pp. Complete with 3 fold. col. maps, 2 fold. profiles, 29 b/w photogr. plts. (incl. 5 large fold. panoramas), 180 photogr. ills. Hardcover. Or. red half morocco, spine richly gilt, gilt paper edges, marbled endp. Fine/-- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Livre d'or de la grande semaine d'aviation de la Champagne.

      H. Dunod & E. Pinat, Paris 1909 - World's First Air MeetFirst Edition. The "Golden Book" of the Great Aviation Week at Reims, the world's first air meet, held August 22-29, 1909 at what is now the Base Aérienne 112 in Reims-Champagne. "By the end of the week, [Hubert] Latham had reached a height of 155 meters (508 feet) to win the altitude contest, Henri Farman had flown for three hours and fifteen minutes, covering 180 kilometers (approximately 112 miles) to win the Grand Prix, [Louis] Blériot had secured the prize for the fastest speed over 10 kilometers (at 76.95 kilometers per hour, 47.75 miles per hour), Farman had won the passengers' prize by carrying two passengers around la piste, and [Étienne] Bunau-Varilla had flown 62 miles to win a mechanics' prize for his team. . . . American Glenn Curtiss won two prizes for speed, the Prix de la Vitesse (for averaging 75 kilometers per hour, 46.63 miles per hour, over three 10-kilometer laps), and the Gordon Bennett trophy for averaging 75.7 kilometers per hour (47.02 miles per hour) over 20 kilometers" (Hallion, Taking Flight [2003], p. 260). The Livre d'or, profusely illustrated with pictures of the aviators and their machines, was compiled by Georges Henri Laignier, a member of the Reims meet's organizing committee.

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        Logitsheskija izs'dovanija. Tshast' pervaja. Prolegomenij k' tshistoij logik'. Logical Investigations. Part 1. Prolegomena to pure logic. Translation of. Bernstein

      Obrazovanie,, St. Petersburg, 1909 - St. Petersburg, Obrazovanie, 1909. Oktav. XV, 224 Seiten Original Halbleinen. Rare first edition. First translation of Husserl in Russian and first translation of this Husserl`s main work to another language. The German first edition was published in 1900 at Niemeyer / Leipzig. Sprache: Russisch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K.]
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        Handsome Vintage Original Sepia Photograph Signed

      - ("Theodore Roosevelt") boldly pennen in black fountain pen ink on 3/4 length portrait of Roosevelt wearing a three-piece suit, long silk tie, white shirt, looking into the camera. Photograph is by Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C. with their blindstamp in the lower left corner and is on heavy weight stock; 6 3/4" x 9 3/4"; fine, fresh example (minor signs of handling; small trace from pervious mounting over verso), 1909. Boldly signed and inscribed to Solicitor General Henry M. Hoyt, Jr.* "To Henry M. Hoyt with the best wishes of Theodore Roosevelt. Feb 28th 1909."** *Henry M. Hoyt, Jr. (1856-1910), born December 5, 1856, Wilkes-Barre; died November 20, 1910; was Solicitor General during Roosevelt's administration, as well as the father of poet Elinor Wylie. **Roosevelt left office on March 4, 1909, only four days later. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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      Tip. de la Revista de Archivos, Madrid 1909 - JIMÉNEZ Juan Ramón: Elegías II. ELEGÍAS INTERMEDIAS. 1908. Madrid. Editorial Tip. de la Revista de Archivos. 1909. 76p. 2h. Rústica. Primera edición. Tapas con mancha de humedad seca. Lomo con pequeñas perdidas, como es de esperar. Buen estado. Raro. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cabalgando en un Silbido]
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        Raum und Zeit

      Teubner, Leipzig 1909 - FIRST EDITION of Minkowski's explanation of the fourth dimension, a critical bridge between Einstein's theories of special and general relativity. PMM 401. "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" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 401). In: Jahresbericht der deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung, volume XVIII, pp.75-88. Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. The whole volume offered. Contemporary three-quarter burgundy morocco. Provenance: Charles L. Bouton, 1912 (signature in pencil on an endpaper). Bookplate and deaccession stamp of Middlebury College- the Egbert Starr Library. Some scuffing to edges of binding and residue from library sticker at base of spine. A few neat annotations (not affecting Minkowski); text fine. NOTE: There were three 1909 (simultaneous or nearly simultaneous) journal printings of Raum und Zeit. The present printing is the one cited by PMM. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

      London: Constable & Company, 1909. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Rackham, Arthur. Rackham, Arthur. First Printing. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Complete; 325 pages & 40 colored plates with captioned tissues. Publisher's crimson cloth boards backed in matching crimson morocco with four gilt decorations after Rackham designs. Additional 55 b/w illustrations throughout. A very nice example. Sound binding with intact hinges. 1911 gift inscription. An old catalog description has been affixed to an endpaper with a note of provenance laid in. Generally very clean pages with an occasional light finger smudge. Tiny dot of soiling at the lower margin of the plate opposite p. 62. Light wear to cover. Sixty famous tales are in this volume including The Bremen Town Musicians, The Twelve Princesses, The Frog Princess, Rapunzel, The Valient Tailor, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Rumplestiltskin, and Hansel and Gretel. One of Rackham's best and most popular works.

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      Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 1909. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Originally published by Freemantle in 1900, Constable purchased the copyright and reissued this sumptuous version with revised, redrawn and recoloured illustrations. Crimson cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 40 exquisite tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Red and grey pictorial endpapers. Top edge red. 325 pages. Title on front cover and spine is "Grimm's Fairy Tales". Spine very slightly faded and bumped. Corners bumped with slight wear to lower corners. 4 tiny spots to front cover and very slight fading to top edge of front cover, otherwise covers are exceptionally bright and unmarked. Light foxing to endpapers and foxspots to edge of textblock. Small closed margin tear to half-title and 4 other pages. Half-title page is detached and has an inscription in ink. 5 plates have small corner creases and one page corner creased. Two tissue guards are detached with slightly frayed edges. Front joint cracked. Overall the plates and contents of this gorgeous book are in near fine condition. A superb copy, hard to find in this condition. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Untitled [The Grand Canyon]

      1909 - William Robinson Leigh (1866-1955) Untitled [The Grand Canyon] Oil on canvas Canvas size: 16” x 12” Framed size: 22” x 18” Signed and dated l.r.: W. R. Leigh/ 1909 The art of the American West can best be described as a celebration of a way of life and one of its foremost exponents was the painter, William Robinson Leigh. His extraordinary works provide depictions of the traditions and the history of the pioneers, Native Americans and cowboys, as well as narratives of their daily lives. He also captured the magnificent vistas offered by the breath-taking and monumental landscapes of the West. Born in 1866 on a farm located near Falling Waters, West Virginia, William Leigh's artistic training began at the age of fourteen, when he began his studies with Hugh Newell at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore. His initial education was financed by the collector W. W. Corcoran and wealthy relatives provided the funds for his continued education at the Royal Academy in Munich, Germany. His use of traditional European techniques branded him as the "Sagebrush Rembrandt" and his bold use of color greatly lent itself to the monumental vistas and dramatic action of his Western paintings. Leigh first visited the southwest in 1906 under the sponsorship of the Santa Fe Railroad Company, exchanging a painting of the Grand Canyon for a train journey to New Mexico. The Company was later to commission five more works allowing the artist the opportunity to roam the vast expanses of the West capturing what was to become a dying way of life. This particular painting would seem to relate to his works for the Santa Fe Railroad and in particular his painting entitled Grand Canyon, completed for the railroad in 1908, just one year before this work was finished, and now located in the Anschutz Collection (see Joan Carpenter Triccoli, Painters of the American West: The Anschutz Collection (New Haven and London: Denver Art Museum & Yale University Press, 2000) p.153.). William Robinson Leigh is widely considered to be one of the most accomplished painters and draughtsmen of the American West, his work comparable to that of Frederic Remington and Charles Marion Russell. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Une Ténébreuse Affaire.

      Paris, L. Carteret 1909 - Nouvelle édition illustrée. Couverture illustrée et 28 compositions par François Schommer, gravées au burin et à l'eau-forte par Léon Boisson. Edition tirée à 300 exemplaires. Un des 225 sur vélin du Marais n° 133. Paris, L. Carteret 277 pp. Reliure demi-veau glacé vert olive à coins. Dos à nerfs filetés et fers à dos en tête et queue. Filet doré bordant les plats. Couverture et dos conservés. Non rogné. Très bon état. Format in-4° (27x19). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The cottage homes of England. Drawn by Helen Allingham and described by Stewart Dick. With sixty-four full-page coloured plates from pictures never before reproduced.

      Edward Arnold, London 1909 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [2], xvi, 287, [1]; prelims and terminals spotted, otherwise near fine in contemporary 3/4 green morocco, the gilt- lettered spine repoussé with tan calf panel and raised illustration in blind of a cottage garden in the style of the illustrator, a.e.g. Though not signed, the binding is certainly by Bayntun. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Through the Sun In An Airship

      London: Charles Griffin. (1909). First. First edition, second issue. Slight spotting to the front board, modest scattered foxing, a very good plus copy in a near fine dustwrapper with a couple of small nicks at the crown. Exciting tale written in the style of Jules Verne -- two young adventurers take a tour through the solar system, exploring undiscovered planets along the way. Bleiler Checklist, Locke. A Spectrum of Fantasy. .

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      William Clowes and Sons, Limited 1909-10, London - F: anonymous engravings of miscellaneous and uncertain schools. G: Italian map engravers of the 15th century. Clean dark brown cloth. Bright gilt title on spines. Texts tight, clean & intact. Covers have a few small cloth bubbles. Front corners lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine ends have small cloth tears. Xxix - xlvi pages of text volume have turned down page corners. Rare Section; Hind's collection of early Italian engravings. Printed by the order of the Trustees. Volume of illustrations published in 1909. Unpaginated, xvi. Part 1, Anonymous Engravers; Part 2, Engravers whose names or Monograms are known. The series of plates in photolithography was prepared 25 years ago, before the modern processes of reproduction had been perfected. Text volume published in 1910, lii,627pp. Pictorial frontispiece. B/W plates. A: Anonymous Florentine Engravings of the 15th century, Fine Manner. B: Anonymous Florentine Engravings of the 15th century, Broad Manner. C: Anonymous Florentine Engravings, Fine Manner with copies in the broad Manner. D: Other Early Florentine Engravings- Pollaiuolo, Robetta. E: Anonymous North Italian Engravings of the 15th & early 16th centuries. F: Anonymous engravings of Miscellaneous and uncertain schools. G: Italian Map Engravers of the 15th century. Clean dark brown cloth. Bright gilt title on spines. Texts tight, clean & intact. Covers with a few small cloth bubbles. Front corners lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine ends have small cloth tears. Text volume, pages xxix-xlvi have turned down page corners. Rare Section ; Engraved Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff]
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      London, William Heinemann,, 1909. Adapted from the German by W. L. Courtney and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham . Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full navy blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, multi-rule to boards gilt, magnificent onlay to upper board, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With 15 tipped in colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Some foxing to some tissues, else a fine copy. Signed Limited Edition. Copy number 576 of 750 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Published by William Heinemann, 1909. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Very good condition with no wrapper. Deluxe edition limited to 1,000 SIGNED copies. Bound in vellum with gilt decoration to spine, gilt title and vignette to front. 15 beautiful tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards. 30 b/w drawings. Copy no. 156 SIGNED by Rackham. Covers slightly grubby. Silk ties missing. Some light foxing to contents (mainly to tissue guards). All plates present and in fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]

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        Liberalism and Socialism by Winston S. Churchill, first edition, only printing, bound in Pamphlets & Leaflets for 1908, Being the Publications for the Year of the Liberal Publication Department

      The Liberal Publication Department, London 1909 - On the few occasions we've seen this very early Churchill speech pamphlet offered, it has been removed from a bound volume. Here is not only the speech, but the bound volume. It contains, of course, the elusive first edition, only printing of Churchill's speech defining the difference between Liberalism and Socialism given in Dundee on 4 May 1908. This is a 4 page paper pamphlet dated "15/6/08" published by the Liberal Publication Department and printed by Strangeways & Sons. The volume in which the speech is bound is likewise published by The Liberal Publication Department and contains pamphlets and leaflets published before 16 November 1908. Bound in a black leather pebble grain leater spine over green ribbed buckram covers, the book measures 8.25 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide by 1 inch thick. It contains a table of contents indexing by subject the numerous bound pamphlets and leaflets. The book is a fascinating piece of history, containing pamphlets and leaflets of all shapes and sizes, many of which are folded in and, we imagine, are unlikely to now be found anywhere else given their fragility and ephemeral nature. Condition of the bound volume is near-fine. The binding is particularly good, with clean and bright boards showing only light wear at the corners. Spine presentation is likewise superior, with bright gilt and only light wear at the spine head and tail. The spine leather remains supple and intact. The contents, including the Churchill speech pamphlet, are truly excellent. The binding is tight, the pages are exceptionally bright and clean, and the top edge retains bright gilt. There is no spotting and no inscriptions. Protected in a removable, archival mylar sleeve. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A24, Woods A13. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        Pamphlets and Leaflets for 1908 / Liberal Publications Department

      London : Liberal Publications Department 1909 - 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. Very 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. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection de Porcelaines de Chine Armoiries

      1909. Full Morocco, with slipcase. Near Fine. 35 spectacular original watercolors of armorial china ornament. All the specimens come from a single collection, which presumably was that of the artist, of whom only the initials E.E.B. we know. Three of the paintings have explanatory captions; otherwise, the armorial decoration speaks for itself. Each painting is protected with tissue and often a blank sheet of similar card stock. Folio, 12 by 10 inches, 30 by 26 cm. Handsomely bound. Both delightful and enchanting.

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        L'Indo-Chine Pittoresque et Monumentale - Cambodge et Ruines d'Angkor par P. Dieulefils, Photographe-Editeur à Hanoi (Tonkin) et Paul Vivien, Président du Syndicat de la Presse Coloniale, Membre Supérieur du Conseil des Colonies.

      Hanoï, Éditions Artistiques de Pierre Dieulefils, 1909, Héliotypies de E. Le Deley, rue Claude Bernard, Paris. - 1 album in-folio oblong, reliure moderne demi-chagrin à coins, 1 page de faux-titre, une page de table des planches, 1 page de préface par Etienne Aymonier, 1 page de titre avec portrait de Sa Majesté Sisowath, 67 planches tirées en héliogravure, montées sur onglets, comprenant 100 reproductions de photographies séparées par des serpentes, légendées en 2 langues: Français et Cambodgien. Très bel exemplaire sur Hollande (No 215). L'un des 3 albums édités par Pierre Dieulefils dans la Collection L'Indochine Pittoresque et Monumentale. Celui-ci est consacré au Cambodge et aux Ruines d'Angkor. Le second à l'Annam et au Tonkin, le troisième à Saïgon, la Cochinchine et ses environs. Superbe témoignage de l'Indochine du début du 20e siècle. Pierre Dieulefils ouvrit un studio photographique à Hanoï dès 1889 et devint le plus célèbre des photographes de l'Indochine. Il a publié également plus de 5000 cartes postales, aujourd'hui prisées des collectionneurs. Il poursuivit sonactivité de photographe jusque dans les années 20.

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      A portfolio of ten large mounted gelatin silver prints of the Krupp armament plant in Essen/Ruhr. The images measure from 11 x 9 inches ( 229 x 279 mm.) to 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches ( 165 x 222 mm.). They are on stiff gray mounts, 12 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches ( 318 x 387 mm.), each with a red border and a printed caption in French. Oblong folio, 12 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches ( 328 x 387 mm.). Housed in their original green cloth portfolio, title in gilt. [Accompanied by]: DONNÉES STATISTIQUES. FRIED. KRUPP, AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT. Essen/Ruhr, 1909. 144 pages of text in French, and profusely illustrated in half-tone, including reproductions of the photographs in the portfolio. Octavo, 8 x 51/4 inches ( 203 x 133 mm.). Matching green cloth, title in gilt. A photograph of the original wooden structure that housed Krupp's first factory, surrounded by the huge development of factories, furnaces, and supplies that made up the Krupp Essen/Ruhr works, opens the portfolio. Eight images show the smelting, pouring, storing, and assembly of various large guns. There are monstrous hydraulic presses, vast chain hoists, and always hundreds of workers. A final photograph is an exterior view with numerous large cannons ready for shipment. In 1811, Friedrich Krupp opened a factory in his hometown of Essen in the Ruhr river valley, providing high-quality cast steel for tools and dies. His son Alfred took over at Friedrich's death and in 1859 received an order from the Prussian government for the production of munitions to be used in the Franco-Prussian War. Leading up to World War I, Krupp made millions constructing the armor plating that protected German battleships and fabricating the huge cannons it is best known for. This French edition of the portfolio and text proudly presents Krupp's capacity to build the largest, strongest, and best cannons of their day. Published three years before the devastation of the First World War.

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        Lesebuch für österreichische allgemeine Volksschulen. Erster Teil. Schrägschrift-Fibel. (C). Mit dem Bildnisse Sr. Majestät des Kaisers. Mit Zeichnungen von Koloman Moser. Unveränderter Abdruck des Textes vom Jahre 1908.

      k.k. Schubücher-Verlag,, Wien, 1909 - Wien, k.k. Schubücher-Verlag, 1909. 8°. 102 S. OHlwd. V. leicht fleckig, ansonsten tadelloses Expl. - Kolo Moser (1868 - 1918) war einer der bedeutendsten Künstler in Wien um die Jahrhundertwende. Er zählt zu den führenden Vertretern des Jugendstils. Seine Malerei war zunächst vom Impressionismus geprägt, später stand er aber ganz unter dem Einfluss von Ferdinand Hodler. Besonders vielfältig war Mosers Tätigkeit als Kunstgewerbler und Illustrator. Auf diesem Gebiet hat er durch seine dekorativen und geistreichen flächigen Entwürfe besonders Wichtiges geleistet. Nach dem frühen Tod des Vaters 1888, finanzierte Moser sein Studium an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien durch Illustrationen für Kunstzeitschriften im deutschsprachigen Raum. (Zitat nach dem Katalog Museum Leopold 2007). Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke. Propyläen-Ausgabe in 49 Bänden.

      Georg Müller Verlag, München / Propyläen-Verlag, Berlin, 1909-1932.. Bände 1 bis 45 + 3 Nachtragsbände u. 1 Supplementband, Je Band zwischen ca. 340 u. 530 S., insgesamt ca. 20.000 S., Gr.-8° (ca. 25 x 18 cm), schwarzes OHalbleder, Lederecken, blaugrauer Ganzfarbschnitt.. Vollständige Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke in 45 Bänden (Goedeke IV/3, 29 ff. u. IV/5, 528, 4). Mit den drei Nachtragsbänden sowie dem Supplementband: u. a. Heinz Amelung: "Goethe als Persönlichkeit, Berichte und Briefe von Zeitgenossen, Supplementband von Ernst Schulte-Strathaus: "Die Bildnisse Goethes". Die ersten 28 Bände waren von 1909 bis 1914 bei Müller erschienen, ab 1920 mit Band 29 dann bei Propyläen, Berlin. Chronologisch geordnete Ausgabe, Druck in Ungerschen Schriften von der Offizin W. Drugulin, Leipzig, gebunden von Hübel und Denck, Leipzig. Sehr schöne schwarze Original-Halbmaroquinbände mit dezenter Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung und schwarzen Pappdeckeln, vereinzelnd ein wenig berieben, stellenweise kleine Läsuren an den Kapitalen. Dekorative Ausgabe von sehr guter Erhaltung. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln.

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        OPERATIVES' WELFARE. 1909. The Kanegafuchi Spinning Co., Ltd. Japan.

      S. Ichida, [1909], Kobe, Japan: - 16 large b/w photographic images, one fold-out, depicting 2 factories [including the recently opened Hiogo Mills], and divers aspects of the worker's everyday life. Tissue guards. The Kanegafuchi Spinning Company began in "1887 as the Tokyo Cotton Trading Company, based in Kanegafuchi, Tokyo. Actual operations, spinning raw cotton into thread, began in 1889. . The company changed its name in 1893 to Kanegafuchi Spinning Company .The important milestones of [the] early years included the launch of new operations, such as the weaving of cotton textiles, begun with the completion of the Hyogo plant in 1905. The company then turned to the spinning and marketing of silk, opening a spinning plant in Kyoto in 1908 and a raw silk reeling factory in 1921. . After the 1923 Kanto earthquake destroyed the original plant in Kanegafuchi, the company did not rebuild it." [fundinguniverse]. A rare photographic record of one of Japan's leading textile firms. OCLC records one copy [Harvard]. Bright cover gilt. Ex-lib, with bookplate & blindstamp to title leaf. A VG+ example. Grey cloth boards, with gilt, light grey & black stamping to front board. 2 green cloth ties. AEG. Oblong format: 11" x 14-1/4". 1st printing. [4], 6 pages of text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

      J. M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, London / New York 1909 - Original pale blue cloth boards with fanciful Rackham gilt illustrations are clean and sound, with some browning to spine and lightly bumped corners. Interior is pristine, with twelve tissue guarded full color Rackham plates (including frontispiece), plus scattered line drawings. Gilt top edge, whimsical decorated end papers, with minor off-setting on end-papers from binding glue. xv + 291 + 12 tipped in plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand; Reports on the Geo-Physics, Geology, Zoology, and Botany of the Islands Lying to the South of New Zealand. 2 Volume Set

      Philosophical Institue of Canterbury, Wellington 1909 - 2 vols, illus black and white photos. Complete with fold map back of vol 2. Subtitle:."The Observations and Collections made during an Expedition in the Government Steamer 'Hinemoa' [Captain J. Bollons] in November 1907". Fold map VG. Original navy/gilt cloth cover with gilt penguin motif. Fine set. These heavy volumes may require additional postage for overseas delivery. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        JIMBO: A FANTASY .

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1909 - Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-ix [x] [1-2] 3-258 [259-260: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind. First edition. The author's fourth book and first novel, preceded by three collections of short fiction. "Jimbo is one of the best of Blackwood's studies of the peculiar horrors and ecstasies of childhood." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 178. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 36-7. Bleiler (1978), p. 24. Reginald 01391. Ashley A.4.1. Spine panel a trifle faded, else a fine copy in printed dust jacket with some shallow chipping at the spine ends, top edge of rear panel, and upper corners. A very attractive copy of a scarce book. (#11816) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        La conquête des étoiles.

      Sansot 1909 - - Sansot, Paris 1909, 13,5x17,5cm, relié. - Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers, fausse mention de troisième édition. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à une dame pour laquelle il précise son adresse à Milan. Petites piqûres affectant essentiellement les gardes. Exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poupées électriques, drame avec une préface sur le Futurisme.

      Sansot |& Cie 1909 - - Sansot & Cie, Paris 1909, 11,5x18,5cm, broché. - Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur sur la page de faux-titre, agrémenté, en regard, de l'adresse manuscrite de l'auteur à Milan. Dos légèrement ridé, sinon agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Limited first edition of 750 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. Illustrated with 25 beautiful plates in color by Edward J. Detmold, including two extra plates not found in the trade edition. Thick folio, publisher&#146;s original full white polished buckram, the upper cover artfully decorated with the original gilt pictorial designs surrounded by a frame ruled in gilt and filled with intertwined vines, the spine handsomely gilt lettered and decorated with gilt device and gilt rules, t.e.g., housed and protected in the original slipcase. A fine copy with just very light age mellowing at the spine panel, the corners fine and sharp, the plates all in excellent condition, the text-block clean and white, essentially a near as pristine copy in a protective slipcase. The slipcase with some wear as would be expected. The book profiting by the presence of the slipcase, with the white cloth remaining clean and the giltwork very bright. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED, SIGNED, NUMBERED AND SPECIALLY BOUND. This title represents, in our opinion, Detmold&#39;s very best work. The grace and sensitivity of the illustrations reflect a certain Eastern sensibility. The artist&#146;s powers in the delicate communication of nature&#146;s spirit are exemplified by these wonderful paintings, rich with the wide variety of the colours in the spectrum.<br> This is a very fine copy of the best printing of the work, numbered and signed by Detmold.

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        The Writings of. ..with Introductions by the Author

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1909-1912. Autograph Edition, No. 20 of 750 copies signed by the author on the half title of Volume One, "Mary A. Ward". 16 vols., Thick 8vo. Illustrated throughout with hand-colored frontispiece in each volume by Archibald Standish, Hartrick, Charles E. Brock, etc. With two states of the plates. Bound in three-quarters blue morocco gilt, marbled boards and endpapers by the Riverside Press Bindery. Some minor wear to some heads else almost fine . This is an extraordinary set with each volume having a page of manuscript (some heavily corrected) in the hand of the author. Volumes 7, 10, 11 and 12 each have two pages of manuscript; a total of twenty full pages of corrected manuscript. Mary Augusta Ward (1851-1920) wrote her first novel, "Miss bretherton", in 1884, and became a fairly popular writer of her era. She embodied in her most famous novel, "Robert Elsmere", her view that Christianity should be revitalized by stressing its social mission and dismissing the miraculous elements. Mrs. Ward was involved with many charitable and philanthropic efforts, and opposed the extension of suffrage to women, hence her slight today

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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

      London: Constable & Company, 1909. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Rackham, Arthur. Rackham, Arthur. First Printing. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Complete; 325 pages & 40 colored plates with captioned tissues. Publisher&#39;s crimson cloth boards backed in matching crimson morocco with four gilt decorations after Rackham designs. Additional 55 b/w illustrations throughout. A very nice example. Sound binding with intact hinges. 1911 gift inscription. An old catalog description has been affixed to an endpaper with a note of provenance laid in. Generally very clean pages with an occasional light finger smudge. Tiny dot of soiling at the lower margin of the plate opposite p. 62. Light wear to cover. Sixty famous tales are in this volume including The Bremen Town Musicians, The Twelve Princesses, The Frog Princess, Rapunzel, The Valient Tailor, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Rumplestiltskin, and Hansel and Gretel. One of Rackham&#39;s best and most popular works.

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      New York: Doubleday, Page. 1909. First. First edition. Painted spine lettering a little rubbed, but easily readable, and a small, nearly invisible stain else near fine lacking the rare dustwrapper. This copy with the attractive bookplate of western novelist William MacLeod Raine on the front pastedown and Inscribed to him by Steffens: "To Wm. MacLeod Raine who first wrote Judge Lindsay&#39;s stories; with the [word indecipherable] and appreciation of J. Lincoln Steffens. New York, Nov. 1, 1910." Five stories about five different men who fought to make the United States a better place, including Judge Ben Lindsay of Colorado. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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