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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Eisenach, 28. XII. 1909.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. Als Student an den namentlich nicht genannten Schriftsteller Wilhelm Raabe, dem er seinen ersten Gedichtband "Im Wechsel" zusendet: "Verargen Sie es bitte einem jungen unbekannten Autoren nicht, wenn er unbescheiden genug ist, seinen Wunsch, ein eben herausgekommenes Bändchen Gedichte in Ihren Händen zu sehen, zu verwirklichen. Das Werkchen, das in diesen Tagen seinen Weg gehen soll, wird wohl an sich nicht allzuviel Beachtung finden; um so größer ist mein Wunsch, es möchte unter seinen wenigen Lesern Sie [...] finden. So übergebe ich es Ihnen denn mit der Bitte, gütigst einen Blick hinein zu werfen [...]". - Mit einem kleinen Einriß im unteren Mittelfalz; sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Geschichte des Fußartillerie=Regiments Encke (Magdeburg). Nr.4 und seiner Stammtruppenteile. Auf Veranlassung des Regiments bearbeitet 1899 von Hauptmann Weiß, früher Oberleutnant im Regiment; vervollständigt 1909 von den Hauptleuten Richter u. Loppe, früher im Regiment.

      Magdeburg, Karl Peters o.J. (1909).. Gr. 8°. XV, 325 Seiten. Frontispiz. Mit vielen Schw.-Weiß-Abbildungen. Dabei : Hans Müller, Biederitz Aus der Geschichte des Reserve=Fußartillerie=Regiments Nr. 4 , Regiments=Stab und I. Bataillon. 2. Fortsetzung 7 Seiten. Leinen mit Goldprägung auf Einband und Rücken. Kanten minimal berieben. Sonst sehr gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richart Kulbach]
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        The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby, with illustrations in colour by Warwick Goble. Macmillan edition

      London Macmillan & Co 1909. Worn condition. Backstrip partially lacking with wear and loss to lower section of spine . Inner hinges cracked. Missing 2 [of 32] plates (pp. 112-113). Endpapers browned. Aeg. Sm. inscription to half title page First Illustrated Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). 274pp. 30 tipped-in colour prints with captioned tissue guards.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

      London - Adam and Charles Black, 1909. London - Adam and Charles Black, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsomecopy of Lockhart's famous biography of the writer Sir Walter Scott. Abridged from the larger work. Illustrated throughout with coloured plates. Bound by the Relfe Brothers (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Condition: In a decorative calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, smart, with just some light rubbing and sunning. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Pages are bright, with just the odd instance of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        TRADE CATALOGUE - SOCIETE FRANCAISE DES MUNITIONS de Chasse, de Tir et de Guerre. Anciens Etablissements Gevelot et Gaupillat.

      1909 - Oblong quarto 8 1/2 x 11 inches, original printed stiff wrappers a bit worn. Title, i, 2 plates of the factories, 6 pages and 57 LEAVES OF COLOURFUL CHROMOLITHGRAPHS OF BULLETS AND SHELLS, SOME HEIGHTENED WITH GOLD AND SILVER, plus a few leaves of unillustrated text - in all numbered 1-67 and an index leaf, needing leaf 66 being an index leaf (tableaux). A SCARCE AND COLOURFUL TRADE CATALOGUE with the OCLC finding only four copies of any edition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        A Brief History of the Hutwa Raj,

      Calcutta: [for the author,], 1909. Calcutta: [for the author,], 1909. with a Genealogical Table of the Hutwa Family. Compiled and Published under the Authority of Her Highness The Maharani Sahiba of Hutwa by … Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board together with medallic devices representing the British Empire Medal, the star of a Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire, obverse and reverse of the Kaisar-i-Hind Medal, and the arms of Hutwa, cream surface-paper endpapers. Portrait frontispiece, dedication leaf printed in red within an elaborate gold border, surmounted by the arms of Hutwa embossed and in colours and gilt, folding genealogical table, mounted on linen, in end-pocket. A little rubbed, the spine sunned and a little marked at the tail from the removal of a label, front endpapers neatly renewed, rear free endpaper browned verso and slightly brittle, short split to the flap of the end-pocket, but overall very good and remains attractive. First edition. Uncommon, OCLC showing BL and University of Illinois only. Attractively produced history of the Hathwa Raj in Bihar, this copy inscribed to "Her Excellency Lady Rutherford by Dowager Maharani Sahiba of Hathwa". Sir Thomas Rutherford was governor of Bihar, and later Bengal.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Danmark-Ekspeditionen til Grönlands Nordostkyst.

      . Copenhagen 1909. With textual photographs and colourplates. VI + 670 pp. Bound in nice halfleather with golddecorations on spine. Name on titlepage.<br>Vedlagt originalmanuskriptet til Mylius-Erichsens förste report til Komiteen for 'Danmarksekspeditionen', som omhandler rejsen fra Köbenhavn 24. juni 1906 til ankomsten i Frederikshavn 26. juni. Reporten er gengivet i sin fulde laengde 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.<br><br>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 Höeg-Hagen og the native greenlander Jörgen Brönlund were lost, statablely because of erroneous navigation, wrong equipment and the failure of hunting-possibilities..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie

      London - Constable & Company Ltd, 1909. London - Constable & Company Ltd, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AAn extremely scarce edition of The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie%0D%0AArranged and edited by Catherine Frances Frere. %0D%0AThe volume contains numerous recipes not known elsewhere collected by Lady Clark over forty years in the 19th century. %0D%0AVery rare indeed and in unusally sound condition. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a brown cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine and front board. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Joints are starting but firm. Corners are bumped. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some browning to the end papers and some scattered light foxing. There are ink inscriptions to the recto of front free end papers and title-page. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Minerva: Archiv für Religionsphilosophie, okkulte Wissenschaft und Geisteskultur. Herausgegeben von Oskar Steinbach. Redigiert von B. Wiedenmann. Band I.

      Leipzig, Verlag Hans Fändrich, Theosophische Centralbuchhandlung, o.J. [ca. 1909].. 8°, (2) Bl., 1 Kunstdruckblatt mit einer Zeichnung von G. Schwenk, 348 S., dazwischen eingebunden eine weiteres Kunstdruckblatt mit einer Fotografie, unbedruckter roter Gewebeeinband. Schnitt fleckig und angeschmutzt, Klebesreste von Tesafilm o.ä. auf den Vorsatzblättern, die Leihbedingungen der Theosophischen Bibliothek Zürich vor dem Titelblatt eingeklebt. Das Titelblatt mit Stempel und handschriftlicher Anmerkung, weitere Anmerkungen verso Titelblatt und auf dem Inhaltsverzeichnis, innen gelegentlich fingerfleckig, insgesamt einige Gebrauchsspuren. Der erste Jahrgang einer theosophischen Zeitschrift, die für mich nicht in Bibliotheken oder anderweitig nachweisbar ist. Es ist erkennbar, dass es sich um zwölf Monatshefte handelt, die nachträglich zusammen eingebunden wurden. Die ungefähre Datierung wurde anhand der jeweils enthaltenen Buchrezensionen vorgenommen. Abgedruckt sind auch einige Gedichte aus Karl-Mays "Himmelsgedanken" sowie eine halbseitige Fußnote "Seit einigen Wochen geht wieder einmal durch die deutsche Presse eine herzlose Karl-May-Hetze...". Für dieses Werk wird um Vorkasse gebeten..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Keßler]
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        The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh

      London and New York - John LanePublisher, 1909. London and New York - John LanePublisher, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The love letters of Thomas Carlyle, Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist and historian, and his wife, the writer Jane Welsh. Complete in two volumes. Second edition. With a colour frontispiece to each volume and numerous monochrome illustrations throughout. Carlyle and Welsh wed in 1826, but the marriage was at times unhappy. Their letters show that the couple had an affection for one another that was marred by frequent quarrels. Samuel Butler once wrote: It was very good of God to let Carlyle and Mrs Carlyle marry one another, and so make only two people miserable and not four. Condition: In cloth covered bindings. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear and sunning to spine. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean with the odd spot and a large closed tear to one page. . Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        CAT&#39;S CRADLE

      Published by Blackie & Son Ltd., 1909 (Circa.). Published by Blackie & Son Ltd., 1909 (Circa.). Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Wain, Louis. Good condition with no wrapper. A Picture-Book for Little Folk. Grey pictorial paper boards depict mother cat with ball of yarn sitting next to kitten in a cradle. Dark grey endpapers. 6 Full page colour illustrations of cats plus colour illustrations to every page of rhyme. A later reprint (the first being 1908) with rhymes in a different order: First rhyme is Playtime in Pussy-Town. Backstrip missing. Edges rubbed, corners worn. A few marks and surface paper wear to covers. 0.25" loss to top of spine. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. One or two minor crayon marks. Grubby finger marks throughout. Centre spread and verso has tape repair at middle edge for 5". Still a nice copy of a scarce Louis Wain book. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Rang-Liste der Verkehrstruppen nach dem Stande vom 6. November 1909, vom 1. November 1910, vom 24. November 1911, vom 25. Oktober 1912, vom 25. Mai 1913, vom 10. November 1913, vom 1. Juni 1914.

      Berlin: ohne Verlagsangabe, 1909 bis 1914... 1. Aufl., 7 Bände in 1 Band. 68/70/74/79/79/94/98 S. 8°, privater OHalbleinwand mit aufgeklebtem beschnittenen OKarton vom 1. Band und darauf aufgeklebt die Datenstände der anderen Bände, Schnitt und innen leicht braunfleckig,innen teils mit An- und Unterstreichungen und Anmerkungen, letzter Band am oberen Rand mit leichtem Wasserschaden, ansonsten gut..

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Goslar]
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        The Flute of the Gods

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1909. Frederick A. Stokes Company. Very Good. 1909. Signed by author B0042PC11U Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Half-leather, 22 cm, vii + 338 pages + 24 plates. Copy # 177 of 500, signed by Curtis and the author Ryan. Very good copy but for? front hinge starting to split at the head. . B0042PC11U .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Gefährliche Liebschaften. Mit Kupfern von Gerard, Fragonard und Monnet. 2 Bde. München, Hyperion 1909. 8° (21,5 x 13 cm). 4 Bl., 343; 3 Bl., 312 S. Mit 13 Abb.-Tafeln. Orig.-Maroquinleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, reicher Rückenvergoldung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt.

      München: Hyperion, 1909. Eines von 40 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe (Nr. "32"). - Hayn/Gotendorf IV, 5. - Stellenweise unaufgeschnitten, untere Ecken von Band 2 minimal bestoßen. - Die Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe wurden auf Hadernpapier gedruckt und "von Carl Sonntag jun., Leipzig mit der Hand in ekrasierte Saffi-Maroquinbände gebunden ...". - Stilvolle Liebhaberausgabe dieses Klassikers des erotischen Briefromans. - Selten!.

      [Bookseller: Nürnberger Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        Immensee. Eine Novelle. Leipzig, Insel, 1909. 40 S., 1 Bl., 1 w. Bl. Flex. goldgepr. OPgt. m. Schließbändern (dav. 1 etw. angerissen).

      1909. . Als siebentes Buch der Ernst Ludwig Presse zu Darmstadt in 200 Exemplaren gedruckt .

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Märchen von verschiedenfarbigen Fischen (russisch).

      Moskau, J.N. Knebel, 1909-1914.. 4°. (4) Bl. Mit farb. Illustrationen von N. Uljanow. Farb. illustr. Orig.-Heft.. Mit kleinem handschr. Besitzereintrag auf der vorderen Umschlagseite. Umschlag fleckig und berieben. Heftrücken mit Einrissen. (Sprache: Russisch / Russian)

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser

      10 - Oxford - the Clarendon Press, 1909. 10 - Oxford - the Clarendon Press, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A set of the poems of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser. Spenser is recognised as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and is considered one of the greatest poets in the English language. Containing his Faerie Queene (volume I contains I-III, volume II contains IV-VII) and his minor poems. Edited by J. C. Smith and Ernest de Selincourt. Ernest de Slincourt (18701943) was a British literary scholar and critic. He was Oxford Professor of Poetry from 1928 to 1933 and a Fellow of University College, Oxford. After a distinguished career at Oxford, he became Professor of English at Birmingham. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In original red cloth bindings. Externally, quite smart, though with some slight closed tears to the spine labels and a couple of old ink spills to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although a little strained in places. Hinges are slightly strained. Some pencil annotations to the endpapers, and the occasional ink annotation to the text. Pages are bright, and mainly clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Herrschaft und Dienst. Buchschmuck und Illustrationen von Melchior Lechter.

      Einhorn-Presse bei Otto-von-Holten Berlin, 1909,. 67 S., O-Pergamenteinband mit vergoldeten Deckelmotiv (Verlagssignet: Einhorn) und Rückentitel in Schuber, Druck in schwarz und rot, illustrierter Doppeltitel von Lechter. Druck auf handgeschöpftem Ton-Bütten mit signiertem Wasserzeichen. Farbiger, handgefertigter Tunk-Vorsatz. Eines von 500 (ges. 510) handschriftlich nummerierten Exemplaren (Nr. 192), im Druckvermerk von Lechter monogrammiert. Bandnummer:- Auflage:1. Opus I. der Einhorn-Presse. Rodenberg 151. Einband mit Flecken (wohl materialbedingt), Vorderdeckel mit ca 1 cm langem Einschnitt(?). Schönes Exemplar dieses Meisterwerkes. Good copy. Handnumbered, limited for 500 copies. Monogrammed by Lechter.

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
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        Herrschaft und Dienst - (= Einhorn-Presse Opus I).

      Berlin, Otto von Holten, 1909.. Gesamtauflage 510 Ex, hier: 142 67 S. mit ill. Doppeltitel von Melchior Lechter, kl. Fol., Flexibler Original-Pergamentband mit vergoldetem Vorderdeckel sowie Rückenvergoldung; marmorierte Vorsätze, gedruckt auf handgeschöpftem, signiertem Tonbütten-Papier; mit Wasserzeichen der Presse. Im Impressum vom Künstler eigenhändig monogr. und numeriert; - Rücken und Einband fleckig, Einband etwas gewellt

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bläschke]
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        History of the United States

      New York: Lossing History Company, 1909. New York: Lossing History Company,, 1909. From the Aboriginal Times to the Present Day. Illustrated with Over 1000 Engravings by F. O. C Darley and Other Well-Known Artists. 8 volumes bound in 4, large octavo (232 × 162 mm). Contemporary brown half calf, spines gilt in compartments, green and red morocco labels, grey endpapers, marbled sides, top edges gilt. Frontispiece to each volume and illustrations throughout. Spines faded, boards a little rubbed with the occasional scuff, contents very fresh. An excellent set. A handsome set of this popular history of the United States by the historian, journalist, and educator Benson Lossing (1813&#150;1891). Originally published in 1895.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Efterladte Skrifter. In Three Volumes

      Oslo, Copenhagen - Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1909. Oslo, Copenhagen - Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The posthumous writings of Henrik Ibsen, the father of modern theatre,published in Danish. In smart crushed morocco, looking lovely on the shelf. Complete in Three Volumes. In Danish. Edited by Halvdan Koht and Julius Elias. With a facsimile title page of Volume Three. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding. Externally, near fine, with just minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, with marginal browning, and with spots and marks to the first and last few pages. There are some small closed tears to the edges of the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Poems

      London - David Nutt, 1909. London - David Nutt, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of poems by English poet, critic and editor William Ernest Henley with a poem dedication to his wife and an introduction &#39;advertisement&#39; by the author. Eleventh impression. With a black and white photograph of a bust to the frontispiece. With an ink inscription to the front free endpaper dated &#39;Christmas 1909&#39;. Condition: Ina half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound with some bumping and wear to extremities. With some marks to front board and fading to spine and boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with the odd spot, in particular to first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Königliche Hoheit.

      Berlin, S. Fischer 1909 (= 2. Aufl.). 476 S. OLwd. m. Goldprägung und KGoldschnitt. Potempa D 2.2 - Im Jahr der Erstausgabe. Einband wie dort von Karl Walser. Schönes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hans K. Matussek & Sohn oHG]
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        Critical and Historical EssaysIn Two Volumes

      London,New York, Bombay, and Calcutta - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909. London,New York, Bombay, and Calcutta - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsomely bound collection ofdetailed critical and historical essays from Thomas Babington Macaulay. New impression. Contributed to the Edinburgh Review. Bound in an institutional calf binding by Bickers and Son. With prize bookplate to the front pastedowns, from Epsom College. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in institutional calf bindings with gilt designs to the spines. Externally, both volumes are sound, with only some light rubbing and shelfwear. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound and bright. Intermittently clean, with some scattered spotting. Prize bookplate to the front pastedown of both volumes and binder&#39;s stamps to the verso of the front free endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Story of the Household Cavalry.

      London: Archibald Constable and Company, 1909. - In two volumes. First edition. (a third volume was issued in 1922). 4to., xviii, (1)-400, (401)-777pp. With 31 plates including 5 in color, with maps and plans. A fine, attractive set. In the preface the author states his "aim throughout has been to depict the history and career of the Lifeguards, Horse Grenadier Guards, and Royal Horse Guards, not as isolated from their milieu, but amid the circumstances and under the conditions in which they have continually lived and moved and had their being." [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        The Confessions of Saint Augustine

      London - Seeley and Co., 1909. London - Seeley and Co., 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illuminated copy of the Confessions of Saint Augustine of Hippo. A Latin philosopher and theologian from the Africa Province of the Roman Empire, Augustine is generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all time. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity. This volume contains Dr Pusey&#39;s seminal translation, adorned with vividly coloured miniatures and illuminated borders, adapted by Miss E. A. Ibbsfrom manuscripts in the British Museum. Scarce. Condition: In a full cloth binding with pictorial onlays and gilt decoration. Externally, generally smart with only minor shelfwear to extremities. Boards and spineare a little marked but in very good condition considering their colour. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Die Groß-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Großschmetterlinge in Verbindung mit namhaftesten Fachmännern herausgegeben. 1. Abteilung: Die Großschmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. 1. Band: Die Palaearktischen Tagfalter, Text- und Tafelband; 2. Band: Die Palaearktischen Spinner & Schwärmer, Text- und Tafelband; 3. Band: Die eulenartigen Nachtfalter; Text- und Tafelband; 4. Band: Spannerartige Nachtfalter; Text- und Tafelband.

      Stuttgart, Fritz Lehmann, [1909] - 1915.. 4 Text- und 4 Tafelbände. Ca. 32 x 25 cm. Band 1: (4) S., VIII S., 379 S.; (4) S., 89 Tafeln; Band 2: VIII S., 479 S.; (4) S., 55 (von 56 Tafeln - die fehlende Tafel Nr. 34 ist in Band III miteingebunden) + 2 doppelt eingebundene Tafeln; 3. Band: (4) S., 511 S.; (4) S., 76 (von 75 Tafeln, die zusätzliche Tafel Nr. 34 gehört zu Band 2); 4. Band: (6) S., V S., 479 S., (1) S.; (4) S., 25 Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenschildern und Rückengoldprägung.. Die (bis auf die Supplement-Bände) komplette erste Abteilung zur Kunde der Großschmetterlinge komplett in 8 Bänden mit den 245 prächtigen chromolithographierten Tafeln. Ein bis heute unerreichtes Standardwerk. Einbände Lederrücken und -ecken teils beschabt und berieben, Leinenüberzug Band I etwas wellig, Schnitt teils etwas angestaubt. Einige Textseiten mit leichten Knicken und minimal fingerfleckig. Die Tafeln sauber.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kurz]
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        A Song of the English.

      . London: Hodder & Stoughton [1909]. With 30 colourplates and several textual illustr. by W. Heath Robinson. 4to. [65] leaves. Publisher pictorial cloth. * Reprinted from "The Seven Seas", 1st sep. edition..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Morphia Habit and Its Voluntary Renunciation

      London: Bailliere, Tindall, & Cox, 1909. London: Bailliere, Tindall, & Cox,, 1909. (A Personal Relation of a Suppression After Twenty-Five Years Addiction). Octavo. Original grey-brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, all edges untrimmed. Almost entirely unopened, boards somewhat marked, spine a touch faded. Very good. First edition, first impression. The author&#39;s most sustained work and a classic in the field. This first printing is scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE FABLES OF AESOP

      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Detmold, Edward J.. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Limited Edition of 750. White cloth, gilt titles and large vignette of eagle to front. Small vignette of scarab to endpapers and gilt scarab to rear cover. Top edge gilt. Twenty-five exquisite tipped-in colour plates. Twenty-five fables. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 462. Spine and corners bumped, wear to top and tail of spine. Spine browned, covers just a little bit grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Erased name and date slightly evident to front endpaper. All plates present and in fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Essays of Elia; First Series 1823

      London:: George G. Harrup,, ND [1909].. First Edition. goat skin. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy. Octavo (17.5 x 12 cm). Brown Goat skin, bound &#39;in the style of&#39; the Guild of Women Binders with flat spine, Arts & Crafts lettering stamped in gilt to front board and spine, blind-embossed ornament of double panel with single stylized rose surrounded by leaves in each corner of front and rear boards and spine. A slight bit of toning and one small (1 cm) ink mark on front board otherwise a very pretty copy. Former owners&#39; faded signature, location and date (1912) on front paste-down. TEG, fore-edge and foot untrimmed. 265 pp. engraved frontispiece. Title-page printed in black and red. Printed by Ballantyne and Co., Limited, Covent Garden, London. Number Five in The Harrap Library of classical literature and essays. This edition was printed just after the disbanding the the Guild of Women Binders- yet clearly the binding design is one of understated elegance and was likely inspired by the refined technique of gilt and blind-embossed tooling perfected and executed by the GWB; particularly the designs of Constance Karslake. A lovely copy all around.

      [Bookseller: Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books, ABAA]
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        Castes and Tribes of Southern India

      Madras: Government Press, 1909. Madras: Government Press,, 1909. 7 volumes octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to the spines and upper boards. Profusely illustrated from photographs. A little rubbed, the cloth variably spotted, endpapers browned, as also the text, a few plates coming loose, but overall a very good set. First edition. Thurston was superintendent of the Madras Government Museum from 1885-1908, before becoming the superintendent of ethnography for the Madras Presidency. The present work represents the findings of the anthropometric survey carried out by Thurston and his assistant Kadambi Rangachari under the aegis of the Ethnographic Survey of India, a body headed Sir Herbert Hope Risley. Risley's career has been described as "the apotheosis of pseudo-scientific racism", but it is also widely accepted that "his work completely revolutionized the native Indian view of ethnological inquiry" (ODNB), in a recent article in The Hindu, Raja Sekhar Vundru argues that "The British colonial project of codification of various castes and tribes of India provided an extraordinary input to the understanding of the diversity in Indian society" (24 January 2010). At the time the reviewer in Nature described the work as a "monumental record ... which will long retain its value as an example of outdoor investigation, and will remain a veritable mine of information, which will be of value".

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        HISTOIRE DE FRANCE DEPUIS LES ORIGINES JUSQU'A LA REVOLUTION - TOME PREMIER AU TOME 9 EN 72 FASCICULES + 4 FASCICULES TOME 1 DU FASCICULE B A E CORRESPONDANT A LA GEOGRAPHIE DE LA FRANCE.

      HACHETTE ET CIE 1909 - R240063702: 72 fascicules d'environ 80 pages - dos brunis sur quelques fascicules - 4 photos disponibles. Tome 1 : fascicule 1 à 4 + fascicule B à D - Tome 2,3,4,5,6,7,8 en 8 fascicules - Avec la collaboration de MM.Bayet, Bloch, Carré, Coville, Kleinclausz, Langlois, Lemonnier, Luchaire, Mariéjol, Petit dutaillis, Pfister, Rébelliau, Sagnac, Vidal de la blache. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. partiel. décollorée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zwei Jahre unter den Indianern. Reisen in Nordwest-Brasilien 1903/1905. 2 Bände.

      Berlin, Wasmuth, 1909-1910.. 28,5 x 19 cm. 3 Blatt, IV, 355 Seiten, 2 Blatt; 2 Blatt, 413 Seiten. Mit 22 Tafeln in Lichtdruck, 5 Karten, 3 gefalteten Tabellen u. 445 Abbildungen im Text. Illustrierte Orig.-Leinenbände m. Rücken- u. Deckeltiteln.. 1. Ausgabe. - Darstellung der Ergebnisse der völkerkundlichen Forschungsreise in den Grenzgebieten zwischen Brasilien und Kolumbien. Koch-Grünberg lebte unter den Indianern, mir ihren Gebräuchen und in ihren Strukturen. Er war streng darauf bedacht, die so genannten "Wilden" nicht als Versuchsobjekte, sondern als Menschen zu betrachten. Aus diesem Grund sind seine Beobachtungen menschlicher, seine ethnologischen Ergebnisse um so wertvoller. - Einbände gering berieben, stellenweise schwach braunfleckig, Vorsatz verso mit altem Namenszug, ein gutes, festes und vollständiges Exemplar.

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        Invasion Of The Air : And Prophetic Signification Of The Remarkable Movement : Being a Continuation and Completion of the Rontgen Rays Series or Recent Discoveries seen in the Light of Scripture [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1909]

      Aberdeen : Lewis Smith & Son & London : S W Partridge & Co, UK 1909 - Contents : Chapter I. "Man in the Air" II. "Progress of the Movement" III. "Danger of the Movement" III. "Danger of the Movement" IV. "Sounding the Alarm" V. "It is Done" VI. "The Theology of the Movement" VII. "Origin and end of the Movement" VIII. "Aerial Supremacy-what it means" IX. "The Spiritual Contest Begun". Book - SEE SCAN in Very Good card covers with an illustrated front cover - light marking/grubbiness to the plain white back cover and the edges of the front cover. Contents, light marking to the occasional page, previous owner's detail to the free front endpaper otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. A VERY SCARCE TITLE in any condition, as we are offering Remarkable! Size: 7 inches tall by 5 inches. v, 138 & 6 page catalogue to rear. Undated but COPAC gives this as the date of publication as 1909 and no reason to doubt this is anything other than a first edition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Aviation; Religion. Inventory No: 5232. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SCHEHERAZADE. Album Mensuel d'oeuvres inedites d'art et de litterature.

      . 6 issues (all published). Paris: [Francois Bernouard] 1909-11. Square-8vo. All issues bound uncut with all wrappers in one contp. vellum binding. * All issues in first editions. A rare complete set of this journal with contributions among others by Jean Cocteau, Stephane Mallarme, Dunoyer de Segonzac, Pierre Bonnard..

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        Trans-Himalaya. Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet.

      . 2 vols. London: Macmilland and Co. 1909. With 388 illustrations from photographs, water-colour sketches, and drawings by the author and 10 maps. XXIII + 436 + [4]; XVII + 441 + [2] pp. Uncut with top edge gilt in publisher's red pictorial cloth, bindings partly weakly faded..

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        Zwei Jahre unter den Indianern. Reisen in Nordwest-Brasilien 1903/1905.

      Berlin, Wasmuth, 1909/ 1910.. 2 Bände. EA. Mit zusammen 445 fotogr. Abb., teils ganzseitig, teils im Text; weiterhin 22 fotogr. Tafeln in Lichtdruck auf starkem Karton sowie zusammen 5 Karten, 3 davon doppelseitig und mehrfarbig. Beide Bände mit Frontispiez. IV, 355 S. (plus 4 S. Inh.-Verz.unpag.) / 413 S. 4°. Zwei dekorative Ganz-Leinenbände mit geprägter Deckel-Illustration. Kunstdruck-Papier mit ausgezeichneter Foto-Wiedergabe. Beide Einbände und Rücken nachgedunkelt und gering fleckig, vor allem an den Rändern; Innen einige wenige Seiten mit minimalen Stockflecklein, einige Seiten ganz leicht knitterig, Vortitel von Bd. I. mit kleinem hinterlegtem Riss; ansonsten guter Zustand, sauber, vollständig und fest in der Bindung.. Zwei (bis auf die Optik des Einbandes) sehr gut erhaltene Exemplare dieser seltenen, zweibändigen Erstausgabe. Es handelt sich um Exemplare der ersten Druckcharge, die noch nicht bei Strecker&Schröder aus Stuttgart verlegt wurden (und auch einen entsprechenden Aufdruck auf dem Einband-Deckel erhielten), sondern tatsächlich bei Wasmuth in Berlin. Koch-Grünberg war in der Nachfolgeschaft von Ehrenreich und von den Steinen einer der Haupt-'verantwortlichen' für den hervorragenden Ruf der deutschen Brasilien-Ethnologie. Viele Jahre später folgte sein ebenfalls ausgezeichnetes 5bändiges Werk 'Vom Roroima zum Orinoko'. Fragen Sie auch danach beim Antiquariat KAIAPO. Im Wasmuth-Verlag hatte er schon zuvor das extrem seltene Foto-Tafelwerk 'Indianertypen aus dem Amazonasgebiet' herausgegeben (1906-1911).

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        Die Liebe Platons im Lichte der modernen Biologie - gesammelte kleinere Schriften, mit einer Vorrede und dem Bilde des Verfassers

      Bernhard Zacks Verlag Treptow bei Berlin 1909 - Erstes und Zweites Tausend, Originalautograph des Verfassers Benedict Friedländer (* 18. Juli 1866 in Berlin; &#134; 21. Juni 1908 in Schöneberg; Vorname auch Benedikt) war ein deutsch-jüdischer Zoologe, Sexualwissenschaftler, Soziologe und Ökonom), aus dem Inhalt: Einleitung, Vorrede, 1. Bemerkungen zu einem Artikel E. Rüdins: Zur Rolle der Homosexuellen im Lebensprozeß der Rasse, 2. Die physiologische Freundschaft als normaler Grundtrieb des Menschen und als Grundlage der Sozialität.4. Schadet die soziale Freigabe des homosexuellen Verkehrs der kriegerischen Tüchtigkeit der Rasse?.11. Entgegnung auf den Artikel des Herrn Geheimrat Prof. Dr. Fritsch: "Nachklänge zum evangelisch-sozialen Kongreß in Straßburg". 14. Lebenslauf des Verfassers., Halbleinen, 16,5 x 25 cm gut erhalten (Fleck auf den ersten beiden Seiten, Namenszug hinten) de 283 S. 1001 g

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        Exultations

      London: Elkin Mathews, 1909. London: Elkin Mathews,, 1909. Small octavo. Original dark red boards, titles to spine and front board gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. With contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine toned, a few small white spots to boards, rear board lightly soiled, spine and corners slightly rubbed, small nick to head of spine, edges and endpapers slightly foxed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of Pound&#39;s fourth collection of poetry.

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        Portrait Julius Lauterbach (später Lauterbach-Emden, gen. Juli-Brumm)., Schwarze Kreide, Farbstift, weiß gehöht.

      - Repräsentatives Schulterstück des Marineoffiziers Julius Lauterbach mit dem Eisernen Kreuz 1 geschmückt. Lauterbach reiste mit der Hamburg-Amerikanischen Packetfahrt-Actien Gesellschaft ab 1909 nach Ostasien. Dort war er unter anderem Kapitän des Reichspostdampfers Staatssekretär Kraetke. Im Ersten Weltkrieg Prisenoffizier des Kleinen Kreuzers SMS Emden. Ab 1916 hatte er das Kommando über U-Boot-Falle Schiff K. Zum 1. Januar 1918 übernahm er, inzwischen Kapitänleutnant, das Kommando auf der SMS Möve. - Verso mit Original-Aufkleber "Gustav Prange, Rostock - Kunsthandlung, Vergolderei." - Sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Le Morte D&#39;Arthur

      London: J. M. Dent & Co, 1909 Original gilt decorated and stamped green cloth, untrimmed, top edge gilt. Limited edition, this is one of 1500 copies (1000 copies for the U. K. and 500 copies for America). The Second Beardsley Edition and the First One-Volume Edition with these illustrations.Condition: spine sunned but gold gilt titles and decorations are bright and readable, with light shelf wear to cloth; very good overall, interior is clean and unmarked with no foxing (browning), in a hard mylar dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with 20 full page plates, including 2 from etchings and 18 from woodcuts (five are double-page) by Aubrey Beardsley with tissue-guards, plus approx. 280 woodcut chapter headers, initials, borders and ornaments throughout the text. Introduction by John Rhys. Note on Aubrey Beardsley by Aymer Vallance. Note on the designs omitted from the first edition by R. A. Walker. Caxton&#39;s Preface from the 1485 edition. Glossary. *** This is considered to be Beardsley&#39;s first major work. An elaborately illustrated edition of Sir Thomas Malory&#39;s masterpiece in facsimile format from Caxton&#39;s 1485 typographic classic. Beardsley&#39;s illustrations to Le Morte d&#39;Arthur are a mix of knights and fauns, swans, fantasy figures, all in his "fin de siecle" style. *** Please note: due to the size and weight of this volume, shipping outside the continental United States may exceed standard postage fees, please inquire as to exact cost.

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        Signed Postcard to his Father

      Waterloo, Brussels, 1909. Waterloo, Brussels, 1909. unbound. 3.5 x 5.5 inches, Waterloo, Brussels, April 5, 1909. Autographed note signed "Warren" on a postcard from the Waterloo Monuments in Brussels, in full: "The pyramid with a lid on top is the English memorial at Waterloo. We climbed up 226 steps and surveyed the field. Our sympathies are with Napoleon. Brussells [sic] is a fine city." Very good condition.

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        The Tippler Pigeon for Flying and Exhibition. Illustrated

      London: The Feathered World 1909 - first edition thus, an updating of Hepworth's 1893 work; 54, [2] (ads) pp., frontis.; original green cloth (hardcover), old light control number inked to the spine, half of leaf 49/50 is lacking having been torn out, frontis. has a horizontal closed tear with two tape repairs to the image side, the page of ads also has two tape repairs, small closed tear to bottom margin of the title page, otherwise overall good+. Photos available upon request.

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