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        A Gentleman from Mississippi

      J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Co New York (1909 - First Edition. Original blue illustrated cloth and illustrated dustjacket. Rare novelization by Frederick R. Toombs of this extremely popular play by Thomas A. Wise and Harrison Rhodes and produced by William Brady and Joseph Grismer, with 407 performances at the Bijou Theatre on Broadway. Illustrated with eight photographic stills from the theatrical production which feature a very young Douglas Fairbanks who played Bud Haines. This is likely only the second book to feature Fairbanks' image, after a theatre edition of George Broadhurst's The Man of the Hour which was novelized by Albert Payson Terhune under the title, The New Mayor in 1907 and published by Ogilvie. A jacket for either of these first editions is unseen other than this present copy. The play and novel explore the current state of corruption in Washington politics, an honest southern senator beset by political bosses who plan to use him for their own gain. Basis for the 1914 black and white silent film directed by Harrison Garfield Rhodes and starring Thomas A. Wise, Chester Barnett and Evelyn Brent. Near Fine bright copy in Very Good dustjacket with some loss at top spine area. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        ALMANACHS ILLUSTRÉS DU XVIIIE SIÈCLE

      Librairie Henri Leclerc, Paris 1909 - 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. full red polished calf with original covers bound in including original paper spine, five raised bands on spine, gilt-stamping o. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes [ with an Original Watercolor By Noel Rooke]

      Chatto & Windus, London 1909 - Publisher's pictorial gilt stamped vellum. #39 of 100 copies. Illustrated with color and B&W plates by Noel Rooke and two folding maps at rear. Scattered moderate foxing throughout. This copy includes an original watercolor by Rooke which is the color plate on page 204 entitled "On the Hill of S. Pierre." The watercolor also shows foxing. Scans available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tamerlane Books ABAA]
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        Les soeurs Vatard

      Paris, A. Ferroud 1909 - Livre d'occasion 26,7 x 21,5 cm, demi-maroquin à coins, dos à nerfs richement orné, tranches dorées, couv. et dos cons. (F. Saulnier), étui moderne, vi pp., 262 pp., second état des planches en sus suivi du bulletin de souscription illustré imprimé sur vélin. Belle publication côtée d'un peintre de talent qui a peu illustré. Réf. bibliographiques : Carteret IV, 213. Sommaire : . Condition : Edition illustrée de 28 compositions dont cinq hors-texte en couleurs par Jean-François Raffaëlli. L'un des 60 ex. num. sur grand Japon ou grand vélin d'Arches (le nôtre sur Japon) contenant deux états des eaux fortes (à l'exception du portrait de la page de titre en un seul état). Exemplaire truffé d'une lettre autographe signée de trois pages de Huysmans à Jean-François Raffaëlli, dans laquelle l'auteur parle de sa soeur , explique les raisons d'un rendez-vous manqué avec l'illustrateur et ses difficultés ". je ne travaille pas, étant pris de terribles insomnies, dès que j'écris quelques lignes; j'ai le cafard qui me travaille le cerveau, il faut croire .". Cette lettre non datée aurait été envoyée en octobre ou novembre 1882. Parfait état. 500g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        TRATADO DE DERECHO CIVIL ESPAÑOL.

      Casa Editorial Cuesta, Valladolid 1909 - 5 vols. 24x16. VIIp, 581p = 764p, 1h = 673p, 1h = 658p = 629p. Holandesa nervios. Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor. - Primera edición. Palau, 349426. Contiene. I, Parte General. II, Derechos Reales. III, Derechos Personales o de Obligaciones. IV, Derechos de Familia. V, Derecho de Sucesión. 1909/16

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        Die Sechzehnte Ehefreude: Eine Satire Auf Die Funfzehn Freuden Der Ehe [The 16th Joy of Marriage]

      Dr. Rud. Ludwig, Wein 1909 - First edition thus, translated from the French. 12mo. Frontispiece by Franz Von Bayros. Von Bayros-designed bookplate (of an elaborately, if scantily, clad woman complete with riding crop bestride an optimistically large penis) from the erotic library of Arthur Wolf. This is copy number 15 of 25 copies bound specially at the Wiener Werkstatte. Flexible Japanese vellum gilt, yapped edges, string-tied. The strings and the very thin spine partially perished, still an attractive, very good or better example of a rare and fragile Wiener Werkstatte binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Extract From Captain Stormfield's Visit To Heaven - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1909 - First Edition/First Printing in about Fine condition, bright red cloth in very scarce dustjacket with little chipping, mainly along brittle spine. 5/8 inch sheet bulk, MCMIX on title page, published October 1909 on copyright page. An exceptional copy. BAL 3511 ; Combining science fiction with a satiric look at conventional views of the afterlife, Twain delivers his amusing and trenchant commentary on human vanity. The last of Mark Twain's books published during his lifetime [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Der Graf von Saint-Germain 2 Bände Erstausgabe

      Niedersedlitz-Dresden, H.G. Münchmeyer, 1909/10.. 8° , Broschiert. Der Graf von Saint-Germain Roman von Robert Kraft Illustrierte Ausgabe Der Umschlagtitel lautet im Gegensatz zum Innentitel "Der Graf von Saint Germain" siehe Braatz S 176-177, 2 Bde. hrsg. H.G. Münchmeyr, Niedersedlitz-Dresden o.J. (EA 1909/1910), illustr. OBrosch, 748+766 S wie alle brosch. Ausgaben dieser Zeit sind diese schlecht gebunden, tlw. geklebt. etwas gebr. im ganzen guter, sammelwürdiger Zustand. rare Erstausgabe!

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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

      Doubleday & McClure, New York - 1909, 2nd Edition. () Very good. xiv,478pp. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Sittliche Zuchtbücher. In welchen, leer und underweisung funden wirt, wie sich ein mensch, der tugent gemäß, halten soll, in allem so yhm von Gott (es sey in zeytlichem gut, im glück oder unglück) zu stadt, damit der tugent nichts, das mit der selben nit ewig und bestendig ist, für gesetzt werd. Durch Michael Herr neülich verteütscht. Straßburg, B. Beck 1536. Fol. 6 Bll, CCXLIIII (244)num.Bll., 7 Bll., mit einigen großen Holzschnitt-Initialen, Holzdeckelbd. d. Zt. mit breitem blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Rücken.

      - VD 16 S 5775 - Ritter 2115 - Ritter, Catalogue 1909 - Muller 309, 65 - Schweiger II, 924 - Goedeke II, 320, 7 - diese Ausgabe nicht im STC.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Die Übersetzung besorgte der Arzt und Humanist Michael Herr, ein Freund von Otto Brunfels, bekannt durch seine literarische Betätigung als Übersetzer.- Erste Bll. mit Eckausriß, tls. mit Randläsuren, durchgehend mit Wurmlöchern, leicht wasserrandig, gebräunt und fleckig, breitrandig, Holzdeckel durch Wurmfraß tls. stärker beschädigt (Eck- u. Kantenverlust). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Manuscript & Inscription Letters for schools & classes & for the use of craftsmen.

      London, John Hogg, 1909 - Folio. 16 plates laid into the linen-backed portfolio, blue boards, titles to upper board in black, linen ties. One plate a little dusty, spine with some minor wear. Very good. First edition, first impression. Laid-in is a two-page autograph letter signed (on the back of printed galleys) from Mervyn Horder, prominent composer and, at the time, chairman and managing director of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Publishers, to the artist and illustrator Gwen Raverat. The letter concerns the commission of a press mark featuring the letter D and a duck; included are some trials by the artist which Horder is returning, with further suggestions. Gwen Raverat, a highly accomplished artist, was one of the foremost revivers of wood-engraving as a fine art in the 20th century and her skill is evident in the small sketches supplied. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Paris.

      A. & C. Black, London. 1909 - First edition: number 435 of 500 copies on handmade paper. Quarto. pp xii, 185. Seventy-five colour plates with captioned tissue guards, as well as pen drawings as headpieces, tailpieces etc. Cream buckram decorated in red and gilt. Top edge gilt.Some faint spotting to endpapers. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A spectacular copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        S. Mark's Church, Philadelphia, and Its Lady Chapel

      New York: Privately Printed,, 1909. Quarto (295 × 230 mm). Bound by Zaehnsdorf in contemporary blue crushed morocco with exhibtion stamp in blind on the rear pastedown, spine lettered in gilt with gilt raised bands and gilt tooled compartments, elaborate gilt foliate frame to boards with inlaid hand tooled design of St Mark in blind, board edges gilt, inner turn ins with gilt foliate, dark blue silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece and 127 plates with tissue guards. Outer joints starting, otherwise an excellent copy with bright plates and a handsome binding. Limited edition of 400 copies. A handsome copy in a deluxe binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Heart of the Antarctic . [With:] The Antarctic Book

      William Heinemann, London 1909 - Publisher's vellum with gilt sign of the penguin on each cover (Heart of the Antarctic) or publisher's vellum-backed boards (Antarctic Book), spines lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut Copy number 11 of 300 numbered sets, with the rare third volume signed by Shackleton and the members of the Shore Party: "one of the most handsome productions in the Antarctic canon" (Rosove). Shackleton's monumental 1907-09 Nimrod Expedition is best remembered for his crossing the Trans-Antarctic mountain range, making the first ascent and survey of Mount Erebus, and coming within a hundred miles of the South Pole. He "began working on The Heart of the Antarctic soon after the party's return to New Zealand" in August 1909 and the work was published just a few months later. "The book was an instant success . Nothing was spared by the publisher and printer to style the volumes as beautifully as possible . [Shackleton's] narrative is one of the most compelling in the Antarctic literature" (Rosove). As usual, the present set includes the second corrected issue of The Antarctic Book (see Rosove for a detailed explanation on the error in typesetting to the first issue). This volume is, of course, most famous for the autographs of 16 members of the expedition: Ernest Shackleton; Sir Philip Brocklehurst; Bernard Day; Ernest Joyce; Dr. A. F. Mackay; Dr. Eric Marshall; G E. Marston; James Murray; Raymond Priestley; William Roberts; Frank Wild; Aeneas Lionel Acton Mackintosh; Bertram Armitage; William C. Roberts; Edgeworth David; and Douglas Mawson. "The most luxurious publication ever to have appeared during the 'heroic age' of Antarctic exploration" (Taurus). This set exceptionally clean. Rosove 305.A2; Books on Ice 7.4; Spence 1096; Taurus 57. (8 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches). Half-titles. 224 plates (including portrait frontispieces in vols. 1 and 2, 12 mounted colour plates after George Marston in vols. 1 and 2, and a folding panorama and 3 folding maps in a pocket in the rear of vol. 2). Double-page in front of Antarctic Book containing 16 autograph signatures of each member of the Shore Party plus Mackintosh. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Modern Golf

      Adam & Charles Black 1909 - Acknowledged as the clearest of all golfing instructional books, Vaile uses the golfer George Duncan to demonstrate his no-nonsense approach to golfing technique. First Edition. 8vo. [xvi] + 256pp. Photographic frontis + tissue-guard, 100 plates. Rebound in quarter calf over grey/green cloth boards, raised bands and title label to spine. Contents clean and fresh, new end-papers, top edges gilt. A handsome copy. [D&M, 38160]  

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Brustbild nach links.

      . Bleistiftzeichnung von Ismael Gentz, München, März 1909. Von von Uhde und Gentz signiert. 33,5:26,5 cm Vgl. Thieme/Becker XIII, p. 417.- Auf Zanders-Papier von 1895. Schwacher Lichtrand im Passepartoutausschnitt, kleiner Abriß der rechten oberen Ecke restauriert, winzige Fehlstelle am oberen Rand.- Aus der lockeren Folge von Bleistiftzeichnungen berühmter Zeitgenossen..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      1909. Edmund Dulac's Rubaiyat[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. KHAYYAM, Omar. FITZGERALD, Edward (trans.). Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1909]. First trade edition. Quarto (11 x 8 1/2 in; 279 x 217 mm). [60] leaves. Title-page decoratively printed in sepia and light brown. Twenty mounted color plates, including frontispiece, each with a captioned tissue guard. Decorative borders to plates and leaves.Publisher's off white buckram, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, decorative endpapers. Slight foxing to edges of text block otherwise a near fine copy.In his autobiography, George Doran, the book's American publisher, noted "In point of excellence of art, popularity, distinction and profit the crowning achievement... was the publication of the Fitzgerald version of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám illustrated by Edmund Dulac. The book was a joy and a treasure. Its public acceptance was immediate and great."Continuing, Mr. Doran recalled the following amusing incident: "Over the weekend Mr. Hodder had taken occasion to read for the first time Omar's Rubaiyat; also for the first time he had reviewed the art of Edmund Dulac…fresh from the exhausting exhilaration of an evangelically active Sabbath, he thrust himself into the office and presence of [Hodder's grandson and the firm's manager] J.E.H.W. In his shaking hand he held a copy of Dulac's Omar Khayyam…Mr. Hodder: 'Ernest, what is this pagan book you have dared to publish over my imprint?'J.E.H.W.: 'Why Grandad, that is one of the greatest classics of all time.'Mr. Hodder: 'Classic or no classic, I will not tolerate the publication of such heathen rubbish.'J.E.H.W.: 'Grandad, it is beautifully illustrated by one of the very great artists of our day - it is a proud production.'Mr. Hodder: ' The artist only abets the author, whoever he is, in the production of a purely pagan and disgusting book. I will have none of it.'J.E.H.W.: 'But, Grandad, we made a profit of £800 on that book in the last twelve months.'"Mr. Hodder's anger cooled, his indignation evaporated. The matter was settled.Hughey 21a.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

      London, Hodder and Stoughton (1909).. FIRST TRADE EDITION 1909, 4to, approximately 285 x 220 mm, 11¼ x 8¾ inches, 20 wonderful mounted colour plates with decorated brown and cream borders and tissue guards with caption in small decorative pale green frame, pale green decoration to title page, title printed brown. 61 text leaves, printed 1 side only, text printed black within narrow brown decorated frame, no pagination. Publisher's original white buckram with elaborate gilt decoration to upper cover of peacocks and elephants, gilt lettering and gilt design to spine, peacock decorated endpapers. 2 pinhead red spots on lower cover, otherwise binding very clean, bright and crisp, very faint foxing to fore-edges, a few faint fox spots to plate list, very faint fox spot to a few text page margins, plates perfect with no corner creases, neat signature of Cecilia Cockburn Hood with date Christmas 1909 on front pastedown. A Fine very bright copy. See Hughey 21a. Laid in is a notice about the exhibition and sale of the originals at Leicester Galleries from 16th October to November 20th 1909. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Herrschaft und Dienst.

      Berlin Einhorn-Presse 1909.. 36,5x23,5 cm. 67 S., 1 w. Bl. Originalpergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Deckelvignette.. "Opus I der Einhorn-Presse." - Eines von 500 numerierten und von Lechter monogrammierten Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Tonbütten-Papier mit signiertem Wasserzeichen, mit farbigem handgefertigtem Tunkvorsatz und in Pergament gebunden (GA 510 Ex.).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Neu-vermehrter evangelischer Send-Brief, darinnen vier und zwantzig nutzliche Büchlein enthalten, geschrieben an die Lands-Leute in Saltzburg und andere gute Freund, dadurch dieselbigen zur Christlichen Beständigkeit, in der Evangelischen Glaubens-Lehr, Augsburgischer Confeßion, in ihrem Gewissen aufgemuntert werden,. Tübingen, Bauhof u. Franck 1754. 8°. 8Bll. 626S. 4Bll. mit 1 gest. Titelporträt, Ldr. d. Zt. mit 2 Schließen.

      - Clauß, J. Schaitberger und sein Sendbrief, in: Beiträge zur Bayerischen Kirchengeschichte, 1909, Jg. 15, S 105ff - Dopsch-Sp. II, 1528f. - Wurzbach XXIX, 91.- Seltene Tübinger Ausgabe (die erste Ausgabe dieser Fassung erschien 1710 in Schwabach) der Sendbriefe des Joseph Schaitberger, der sogenannten "Schaitberger-Bibel? Dieses Werk war zweifellos das wichtigste Buch für die Salzburger Emigranten, trotz oder vielleicht gerade weil es von der Salzburger Obrigkeit rücksichtslos verfolgt und vernichtet wurde. Die Ausgabe enthält neben der Einleitung Schaitbergers auch dessen Lebensbeschreibung.- Nur wenig gebräunt od. fleckig, Rückengelenke etw. aufgebrochen, sonst gutes Exemplar in zeitgenöss. Einband. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Dramatis Personae; & Dramatic Romances & Lyrics,

      Chatto & Windus, 1909. 1 volume, illustrated by Elanor Fortescue Brickdale. Bound in full tan morocco, spine gilt in a Art Nouveau design, covers ruled and paneled in gilt, front cover with a hand painted vellum insert surrounded by mother-of-pearl, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt others uncut by Cedric Chivers. In BEAUTIFUL CONDITION.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Ernest Shackleton Autograph and Caricature by Kite

      London:: Vanity Fair,. October 6, 1909.. Kite cartoon for "Vanity Fair" magazine supplement, a color collotype, 8 x 15" [with] nicely signed autograph "Ernest Shackleton" in black ink on stiff paper, approx. 3x2". Shackleton was the famous Antarctic explorer who accompanied Scott on the Discovery expedition, and later lead three of his own expeditions, including the notable "Endurance" expedition. Matted together, a nice item.

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        Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.,, 1909. Quarto. Original white cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, gilt pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, red silk page-marker, brown ribbon ties. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 12 other full-page colour mounted plates, full-page black and white illustrations in the text, chapter headings and tailpieces by Arthur Rackham. Spine lightly darkened, some minor marks to boards and endpapers, tissue guard slightly foxed, fore and bottom edges of text block a little toned. An excellent copy with ties still intact. Signed limited edition, number 638 of 750 copies signed by Rackham. Rackham's Gulliver's Travels was originally published in 1900, this is a revised edition, with additional illustrations and others redrawn and coloured.

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        JOHN THORNDYKE'S CASES, RELATED BY CHRISTOPHER JERVIS, M.D

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1909., 1909. First edition. 8vo. With six illustrations by H. M. Brock, and nine from photographs, etc. 32 pages of advertisements at the rear. Near fine, bright, tight copy in original decorated brown cloth. Queen's Quorum 42 says, ".... classic book of 1909 gave to the world the first sequence of short stories about the greatest scientific detective of all time. In JOHN THORNDYKE'S CASES you will find little warmth or humor; the style of storytelling is as precise as Dr. Thorndyke's test-tube methods. This slow, painstaking technique has led some modern readers to the conclusion that the Dr. Thorndyke tales are prolix, and worse, dull. Nothing is further from the truth ..... if you have the heart of a true connoisseur. Perhaps you will need to acquire a taste for Thorndyke .... it is worth the time and effort; and when, as with old wine, you learn to appreciate the bouquet, flavor, and body of the Thorndyke vintage, you will have added a priceless ingredient to your enjoyment of the pure detective story. There is a deeper quality in R. Austin Freeman's work than is projected by his meticulous and solidly satisfying plots." The catalogue at the rear of the book is dated 908 (September, 1908), which is the earliest issue of this highly important book.

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        North American Index Fossils Invertebrates Vols. I & II

      A.G. SEILER, NEW YORK, NY 1909 - Both volumes have very worn covers, wear thru at edges and corners. Gilt lettering on spines is bearly readable in spots. VOLUME ONE: pencil writing on front end pages, published in 1909, pages are yellowed but clean, binding is good, Volume covers protozoa, porifera, hydrozoa, anthozoa, bryozoa, brachiopoda, pelecypoda, scaphopoda, and gastropoda. VOLUME TWO: Front cover is detatched, cover on spine is hanging by back cover hinge. Library stamp on front end page. Pages are yellowed but clean, binding is good. Covers conulardia, pteropoda, cephalopoda, annelida, trilobita, phyllopoda, ostracoda, cirripedia, malacostraca, merostomata, arachnida, myriopoda, insecta, cystoidea, blastoidea, crinoidea, ophiuroidea, asteroidea, echinoidea, and appendices. DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: 1762 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Die 120 Tage von Sodom oder Die Schule der Ausschweifung. Band 1 und 2, Erste vollständige Übertragung aus dem Französischen von Karl von Haverland.

      Leipzig, Privatdruck, 1909 - 254 S.; 4 Bl., 284 S., 4 Bl. ,1 Bl. Gr.8°. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses wohl berühmtesten Werkes Sades. Eins von 650 numerierten Exemplaren der einmaligen Auflage; nur als Privatdruck für Subskribenten. Schöner breitrandiger Druck in schwarz/rot auf unbeschnittenem Blättern. Die vorliegenden Exemplare tragen die Nummer 440. Die Bücher sind in guter Erhaltung. Die Einbände sind wie auf den Fotos zu erkennen , sauber, leicht berieben, oder leicht beschabt. Die Buchbindung ist fest und kompakt. Die Buchseiten sind sauber, ohne jegliche Einträge, und nicht altersfleckig. Wenige Seiten sind geringfügig begriffen.Die 120 Tage von Sodom oder die Schule der Libertinage (orig. franz. Titel: Les 120 Journées de Sodome ou L`Ecole du Libertinage) ist ein teils nur skizzenhaft ausgeführter Text (Episodenroman) des französischen Schriftstellers Marquis de Sade, den dieser in der Pariser Bastille als Gefangener auf einer schmalen Papierrolle am 22. Oktober 1785 niederzuschreiben begann und in 37 Tagen fertigstellte. De Sade schildert ausführlich die später nach dem Autor benannten sadistischen Sexualpraktiken von vier während der Regentschaft Ludwigs XIV. durch Steuer-Erpresserei zu Reichtum gelangten Franzosen im Laufe eines von obszönen Erzählungen begleiteten, mehr als viermonatigen Aufenthalts in einem zugemauerten Schloss an einem geheimen abgelegenen Ort Südwestdeutschlands oder der Westschweiz. ( Wikipedia) AUS ORGANISATORISCHEN GRÜNDEN KÖNNEN IN DER ZEIT VOM 29.08 BIS ZUM 11.9. ZWAR BESTELLUNGEN VORGENOMMEN WERDEN, JEDOCH ERFOLGT DER VERSAND ERST AM 15.9. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Rote Orig.-Lederbände mit goldgepr. Ornamenten und Deckelemblemen, Seiten- und Fußschnitt sind unbeschnitten [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Song of the English, A

      1909. One of 500 Copies, Signed by W. Heath Robinson[ROBINSON, W. Heath, illustrator]. KIPLING, Rudyard. A Song of the English. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., 1909].First separate edition. Limited to 500 copies (this copy being No. 311), numbered and signed by the artist. Large quarto (12 3/16 x 9 7/8 inches; 308 x 252 mm.). [65] leaves. Thirty color plates (including frontispiece), mounted on leaves with color border decorations. Descriptive tissue guards, each with a miniature line illustration. Pictorial title and fifty-nine black and white line illustrations in the text (half-page or smaller). Title printed in red and black.Original vellum over boards with front cover pictorially stamped in dark green, red, and gilt and lettered in gilt and spine pictorially stamped in dark green, red, and gilt and lettered in gilt and green. Later brown silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy.“The next important task I undertook, was the illustration of an edition of Rudyard Kipling’s A Song of the English to be published by Hodder & Stoughton in the year 1908. It became necessary for me to meet the author and discuss the proposed book with him. For this purpose, I travelled down to Burwash where he lived at that time. This was an excursion I shall always remember. I was met at Heathfield and journeyed thence in a motor-car. There were few cars on the road in those days and this in itself was a joyful experience as we drove through the pleasant Sussex lanes. Bateman’s, the house at Burwash, where Rudyard Kipling lived, was a fine old building with stone mullioned windows. It was in the midst of wind-blown Sussex country. There was a faint smell of the sea in the air wafted across the few miles of country from the shore where the Coastwise lights of England watch the ships of England go. It was a fitting setting in which to find the author of A Song of the English.He met and entertained me with a quiet affability, which speedily removed the shyness I felt at first in his presence. Before long I was quite at home with him. His own knowledge of illustration gave him an appreciation of the artist’s point of view. While making suggestions, he realized that the illustrator must have as free a hand as possible. His sympathetic understanding of my part in the undertaking made me feel that I was consulting with a brother artist. I spent a happy and for me a helpful day. It was a great inspiration for the work I had in hand to be in such close association with the author’s interesting personality. I am always glad to remember that he was satisfied with my illustrations to his book.” (W. Heath Robinson, My Line of Life. pp.126-127)“This poem originally appeared in The English Illustrated Magazine, May, 1893, prior to its inclusion in The Seven Seas, 1896” (Martindell).Beare 61b. Lewis, p. 215. Livingston 321. Martindell 133 (giving the date of publication as 1913). Stewart 151.

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        Fondazione e manifesto del futurismo. (Pubblicato dal «Figaro» di Parigi il 20 febbraio 1909).

      s. ind. ed. (stampa: Poligrafia Italiana) 1909 Manifesto di cm 23x29, pp. [4]. Edizione completa di «Prologo» e «Programma» in 11 punti. Testo in italiano. In calce di p. [4] compare la firma a stampa «F.T. Marinetti / Direttore di ?Poesia?» datata «Milano - Via Senato, 2». Cfr. Lista, Genèse et analyse du Manifeste de futurisme; Cammarota, Marinetti, Volantini, 6: «raro».

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        The Novels. With general introduction by R. Brimley Johnson.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1908–1909 - 10 volumes, small octavo. Bound in contemporary green half calf, spines lettered in gilt with gilt compartments, green cloth sides, coloured pictorial endpapers, top edges gilt. Spines faded, tips rubbed; internally fresh with bright, clean plates. An excellent set. Each volume with a frontispiece and 9 colour plates. An attractively bound and beautifully illustrated set of the St Martin's Illustrated Library edition. Gilson E117.

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        Le Mariage de Mademoiselle Gimel, dactylographe

      Calmann-Lévy 1909 In - 8 (195 x 139 mm), bradel demi - maroquin bleu, coins, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin orange, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés (reliure signée Huser). Edition originale. Un des 40 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande (N°4). Recueil de cinq nouvelles : Le Mariage de Mademoiselle Gimel, Le Petit cinq, Le Testament du vieux Chogne, Aux petites soeurs, Le Raphaël de M. Prunelier. (dos très légèrement passé, quelques rousseurs). / / Octavo (195 x 139 mm), bradel blue three - quarter morocco, smooth spine, orange morocco label, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved (binding signed Huser). First edition. One of the 40 on Hollande paper (Nr 4). Contains five short stories : Le Mariage de Mademoiselle Gimel, Le Petit cinq, Le Testament du vieux Chogne, Aux petites soeurs, Le Raphaël de M. Prunelier. (spine slightly faded, some spots).

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        CONSTITUCIONS CATALUNYA, CONSTITVTIONS I ALTRES DRETS DE CATHALVNYA 1704 (FACSIMIL 1909)

      En Casa de Joan Pau Martí i Joseph Llopis Estampers - Barcelona. En Casa de Joan Pau Martí i Joseph Llopis Estampers. 1704 (1909). 33X23. Tela. 3VOL. 1vol, 23h+513Pág+22h. 2vol, 2h+213Pág+3h. 3vol, 2h+90Pág+5h. Raríssim facsimil de les Constitucions Catalanes 1704 de principis de segle XX. Molt curiós. Ref 6.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1909., 1909. First Rackham Edition. Medium octavo, pp.xvi; 291. Contains twelve full colour plates including frontispiece, all with tissue guard, plus several line drawings. Handsomely bound in half dark green morocco with gilt titles and decoration, raised bands to spine, cloth sides, top edge gilt, others tinted green/brown. With publisher's elaborate gilt decorated cloth bound in at the rear.Internally clean, externally fine; a lovely copy in an attractive leather binding.

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        Terrific gun content to H.P. Maxim, inventor of the Maxim Gun Silencer: ?<i>The 30-30 Winchester has come; I shall try it at once ? the other two guns ? I shall look forward to trying them in Africa??</i> ? with two original photographs of his father, inventor of the Maxim Machine Gun

      Typed Letter Signed ?Theodore Roosevelt,? 1 page, 7? x 8.25?. New York, March 12, 1909. On his personal stationery from ?The Outlook? magazine, ?Office of / Theodore Roosevelt.? To Hiram Percy Maxim. Plastic tape repairs at left and right portions of the mid-horizontal fold. Very Good condition. Just nine days after leaving the White House. In full, ?The 30-30 Winchester has come; I shall try it at once; and I need hardly say how much obliged I am to you. General Crozier has not yet forwarded the other two guns to the Winchester Company, but he will doubtless do so in a reasonable time. I shall look forward to trying them in Africa. With hearty thanks for your courtesy...? Two edits in TR?s hand. In November 1901, Captain William Crozier was appointed Brigadier-General by President Theodore Roosevelt and succeeded General A.R. Buffington as Chief of Ordnance of the U.S. Army. He served until July 1918 when he was promoted to Major Genera

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        When I Grow Up

      1909. first edition. What Will I Be When I Grow Up?King Denslow I&#133;DENSLOW, W.W. When I Grow Up. New-York: The Century Co., 1909. First edition, first issue with verso of title-page dated September, 1909. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches; 248 x 180 mm.). 104 unnumbered pages. 24 full-page color illustrations and numerous others in monotone and black & white. Original tan cloth, front cover and spine pictorially decorated in orange, white and black. Early ink inscription on front free-endpaper. A near fine copy of a very scarce Denslow title.A wonderful little book showing the professions that children dream of including: The Admiral, The Actor, The Soldier, The Sailor, The Poet, The Cowboy, The Fisherman, The Pirate, The Hunter, The Fireman, The Detective and The Policeman."The book contains poems and pictures which first appeared in St. Nicholas magazine, November 1908, through October, 1909, with ten additional episodes which had not previously been published." (Greene & Hearn).William Wallace "W. W." Denslow (May 25, 1856 &#150; May 27, 1915) was an American illustrator and caricaturist who is best remembered for his work in collaboration with author L. Frank Baum, especially his illustrations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The royalties from the print and stage versions of The Wizard of Oz were sufficient to allow Denslow to purchase Bluck&#39;s Island, Bermuda, and crown himself King Denslow I.Greene & Hearn, 44.

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        Fabulous Theodore Roosevelt autograph letter signed as President, with Hawaiian content

      [Washington, DC] Autograph letter signed \"Theodore Roosevelt\" in pencil, 5.25\" x 8\", one page as President on lined paper. A rare presidential ALS, dated February 18, 1909 in another hand, to \"Mr. Neuberg\". In full: \"Can\'t H. M. S. Pearce be appointed chaplain before I leave? Will you consult with the bishop about the Honolulu matter? (signed) Theodore Roosevelt\". Top portion of the letter is affixed to a slightly larger sheet. Accompanied by a printout of an article from the Honolulu Star Bulletin relating to the annexation of Hawaii. Some light toning & soiling, otherwise fine.

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        TWENTY-FIVE YEARS HISTORY OF THE GRAND FOUNTAIN OF THE UNITED ORDER OF TRUE REFORMERS, 1881 - 1905

      Richmond, 1909. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. The Grand Fountain of the United Order of True Reformers (GFUOTR) was the most significant mutual aid society in Richmond.The mutual aid societies were of critical importance in the black communities of the South after the Civil war, working with fraternal organizations and black churches to created business networks for African Americans who found themselves exiled outside the mainstream economy. Founded by William Washington Browne, the GFUOTR was chartered by the Good Templars, and evolved into a black-owned and operated business empire, in its time the largest and most successful black-owned association in the county. Illustrated throughout with portraits, and photographs of black enterprises in the South. Very Good+ binding.

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        Livre d&#39;or de la grande semaine d&#39;aviation de la Champagne

      Paris: H. Dunod & E. Pinat, 1909. World&#39;s First Air MeetFirst Edition. The "Golden Book" of the Great Aviation Week at Reims, the world&#39;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&#39; prize by carrying two passengers around la piste, and [Étienne] Bunau-Varilla had flown 62 miles to win a mechanics&#39; 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&#39;or, profusely illustrated with pictures of the aviators and their machines, was compiled by Georges Henri Laignier, a member of the Reims meet&#39;s organizing committee.

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        Johnsonian Gleanings - Volumes 1-11

      London: Privately Printed for the Author Eleven volumes privately published between 1909 and 1952, some including hand written notes from the author on his headed notepaper at Treleaven House, Blundellsands, near Liverpool. Vol.1, 1909, 41pp+index xiii, monotone plates. Signed note to Charles McCamic the renowned American Johnsonian scholar of Wheeling, West Virginia granting permission for him to use material for an article. Vol.2, 1912, 132pp incl. index, monotone plates. With signed receipt to E.Pye Smith together with press cuttings and promotional leaflet. Vol.3, 1922, xi, 209pp incl. index. With signed note to Charles McCamic. Vol.4, 1923, v, 247pp incl. index. Frontis plate. With three signed notes to D.E.Pye Smith. Vol.5, 1928, xii, 314pp incl. index.With signed receipt to D.E.Pye Smith. Vol.6, 1933, xi, 224pp incl. index. Ownership signature of Charles McCamic to front paste down. Vol.7, 1935, v, 226pp incl. index. Fold out pedigree chart. Folded map illustrating Dr. Johnson&#39;s origins and family associations enclosed in folder to lower board. Ownership signature of C.McCamic to front paste down. Vol.8, 1937, v, 216pp incl. index. Ownership signature of C.McCamic to front paste down. Vol.9, 1939, v, 282pp incl. index. Vol.10, 1946, xii, 224pp incl. index. Vol.11, 1952, xii, 518pp. being the Consolidated Index of Persons to Vols. 1-10 as well as to the Johnsonian portions of The Reades of Blackwell Hill and Dr. Johnsons Ancestry. The set bound in matching mustard cloth, the three earliest volumes being lightly aged. Most volumes have some random, but not extensive, light to medium foxing.. Signed by Author. Limited Edition of 350. Cloth. Very Good. 220x170mm.

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        The Writings of Mrs Humphry Ward

      Boston & New York: Houghton Miflin Company 1909 - 16 volume set, 9 inches high. A truly splendily bound set in full morocco with raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels, wide dentelles and top edge. Watered silk doublures and endpapers. With full page illustrations throughout. With the armorial bookplate of John J. Raskob. A superb set in pristine condition. Mrs Humphry Ward was a British author born in Australia. The poet Matthew Arnold was her Uncle and Thomas Arnold her grandfather. Through marriage her family were related to the Huxleys. She was hugely popular in Great Britain and the United States in her day and was asked byUnited States President Theodore Roosevelt to write a series of articles to explain to Americans what was happening in Britain in the First World War. Her work involved visiting the trenches on the Western Front, and resulted in three books, England's Effort - Six Letters to an American Friend, Towards the Goal, and Fields of Victory. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gulliver&#39;s Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

      1909. Signed Limited Rackham GulliverPossibly the Only Copy in the Publisher&#39;s Vellum[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SWIFT, Jonathan. Gulliver&#39;s Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1909. Large Paper Edition. Limited to 750 numbered copies, signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 403. Large quarto. [2], xv, [1, blank], 291, [1 blank] pp. xxii, 121, [1] pp. Thirteen mounted and captioned color plates. Two full-page black and white illustrations and seven chapter headings and tail-pieces.Publisher&#39;s white vellum decoratively stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Original rose colored silk ties. A very fine copy.Second and best edition, being a reprint of the 1900 edition, with added illustrations in color and larger pages (the 1900 edition contained a color frontispiece and eleven full-page black and white illustrations). This deluxe edition contains an additional color plate not included in the trade edition, "The Lilliputian Tailors Measure Gulliver for a New Suit of Clothes," facing p. 48.This is the only copy in the publisher&#39;s white vellum that we have ever seen. We actually purchased this copy at Swann Galleries in New York in November 1993. It was sold immediately to a private client and this is the first time that it has been offered in over twenty years.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 32-33, Riall, p. 91

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        St. Franziskus Bote, Volume XVII (17), 1908 - 1909

      Franciscan Fathers, Cincinnati, Ohio 1909 - Text is all in German language. "This periodical of the secular Franciscans was published for twenty-six years between 1892 and 1917." Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for wear at corners and board edges). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The Franciscans came to Cincinnati in 1844 from Tyrol (Austria) to minister to Germanspeakingimmigrants. In 1876 the friars began editing the German-language monthly, Der Sendbote (German-American Messenger of the Sacred Heart), as an offshoot of their popular preaching. In 1892 the Franciscans introduced a new German-language St. Franziskus Bote, and the St. Anthonys Messenger, since 1893." In 1899, Father Philip (Philip John Rothmann) began a 13-year term as editor of both the St. Franziskus Bote and the St. Anthony Messenger. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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