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        Livre d'or de la grande semaine d'aviation de la Champagne

      Paris: H. Dunod & E. Pinat, 1909. <p>World&#39;s First Air Meet</p><p.Laignier, Georges Henri. Livre d&#39;or de la grande semaine d&#39;aviation de la Champagne. [8], 224pp. 8 plates, text illustrations. Reims: Imprimerie coopérative de Reims; Paris: H. Dunod & E. Pinat, [1909]. 263 x 204 mm. Original printed wrappers, spine a bit worn, tears in front wrapper expertly repaired. Very good copy.</p><p>First 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. </p>

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        HEURES, LES (THE HOURS) (1909)

      France 1909 - Vintage original 42 x 57" (108 x 146 cm.) poster, France. Alice Tissot, Renee Carl, Christiane Mandelys, Maurice Vinot, dir: Louis Feuillade; Societe des Etablissments L. Gaumont. Beautiful poster from the French Art Nouveau period. So rare is this style art in film posters as this was the infancy of the motion picture. This was an episodic film, with sequences representing different times of the day. Morning, noon and eve art the three tableaus represented on this poster. Feuillade was perhaps the most prolific film director of all time, with more than 700 titles to his credit. In 1907 he was appointed artistic director of Gaumont. He is definitely one of the fathers of the art and technique of motion pictures. One of the pioneers, famous for his great crime serials JUDEX and LES VAMPIRES. On linen, there is some very minor staining at extreme top edge, NEAR FINE.

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        GULLIVER'S TRAVELS into several remote nations of the world. Signed Limited edition.

      London, J. M. Dent. 1909.FIRST EDITION 1909, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, 4to, 295 x 215 mm, 11½ x 8½ inches, white buckram, gilt lettered and decorated upper cover and spine, gilt illustrated marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut, red silk ties, 291 pages. 13 splendid mounted colour plates, frontispiece with tissue guard. 2 full page black and white illustrations, 28 head - and tailpieces. Silk ties a bit faded, small neat old bookplate on front pastedown, tissue guard to frontispiece slightly foxed. Contents very nice. Near Fine excellent copy. Large paper edition de luxe limited to 750 copies SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, this being No. 216. There is an extra coloured plate in this edition not in the trade edition, it is the last plate in the book page 256, 'The Yahoos' as stated on the publisher's tipped - in Notice which is still present. Riall states that the extra plate is 'The Lilliputian tailors...' on page 65 and that the plates have tissue guards but in fact only the tissue to the frontispiece is found in the Limited De Luxe edition of Gulliver. He also mentions 7 chapter headings and tailpieces, but there are 28 (see page 91). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Sonnets

      London: The Academy Publishing Company, 1909 - Inscribed on the verso of the half-title: "Alexander Tucker from Alfred Douglas July 1909." With an ALS to Tucker from Douglas on The Academy stationery, dated July 26, 1909, sending him this copy of Sonnets, and noting, "I think, in the words of Homer, that 'The wine had gone round a bout our minds' the other eveing" First edition. 8vo. 30 pp. Original paper-covered boards. Light wear to extremities. In half brown morocco clamshell box. NCBEL III:623 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I pesci del mare e delle acque interne. Con notizie sulla pesca e sulla piscicoltura in Italia pel Dott. Luigi Scotti. Con 27 tavole a colori, 11 tavole nere e 230 illustrazioni nel testo.

      - Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, 1909, in-8 grande, tela editoriale policroma, pp. XI, 447. Con belle cromolitografie f.t., tavv. in nero e ill. n.t. Qualche piccolissima macchiolina nera sulle copertine: esemplare più che buono.

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        Les Touareg du Sud-Est L'AIR. Leur role dans la politique saharienne.

      Paris, E. Larose, 1909.. EA. Mit 120 fotogr. Abb. auf Tafeln sowie 4 Karten (so vollständig, wie im Verzeichnis angegeben), eine davon mehrfach gefaltet. 361 S. Gr. 8°. HLdr.-Band d.Z. mit marmorierten Deckeln und Rücken-Goldprägung; Obroscur-Titel mit-eingebunden. Einband berieben und bestoßen, Innengelenke lediglich im Papier etwas angeknackt, aber fest; guter Gesamtzustand, innen sauber, fest in der Bindung.. Ein seltenes, frühes Werk zu den Touareg mit sehr zahlreichen guten Fotografien.

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        TEDDY-B AND TEDDY-G THE BEAR DETECTIVES

      EATON SEYMOUR TEDDY-B AND TEDDY-G BEAR DETECTIVES NY BARSE & HOPKINS EATON SEYMOUR TEDDY-B AND TEDDY-G BEAR DETECTIVES NY BARSE & HOPKINS. WIGHTMAN, FRANCIS AND WILLIAM SWEENY. EATON,SEYMOUR. TEDDY-B AND TEDDY-G THE BEAR DETECTIVES. NY: Barse & Hopkins (Stern 1909).4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, 178p., slight fading at top of spine and slighest bit of edge rubbing else a near FINE COPY IN A DUST WRAPPER (dw has several edge chips). This time, these famous bears solve all the mysteries of nursery rhymes (where did Little Bo Peep's sheep go, etc). Written in verse by Eaton and illustrated by FRANCIS WIGHTMAN AND WILLIAM SWEENY with 15 great color plates plus a profusion of line illustrations throughout the text. This is a remarkable copy of the Barse edition identical in content and illustrations to the Stern and ultra rare in the dust wrapper.

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        Eine Wasserpfeife rauchender Türke, im Hintergrund ein Blick auf Konstantinopel.

      1909. Kaltnadel, Radierung und Roulette in Braun und Schwarz gedruckt, 1909, signiert. 18:26,8 cm. Vorzüglicher Abdruck auf chamoisfarbenem Japan, mit der Signatur des Druckers O. Felsing, Berlin. Links unten mit handschriftlicher Widmung des Künstlers: "Herrn Major Kreth zur Erinnerung an unseren Sonderfrieden gewidmet. November 1915.". Lilien war kurze Zeit Schüler der Kunstschule in Krakau, im übrigen aber Autodidakt. Er lebte in München und seit 1899 in Berlin, zuletzt war er in Braunschweig ansässig.

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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1909. London: Constable & Co. Ltd.,, 1909. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. Quarto, ( 390 x 235 mm). Full tan morocco, raised bands with gilt design to compartments, inset onlay of Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf to front cover, gilt rule and design to boards, brown silk endpages, top edge gilt other untrimmed. Housed in a matching tan cloth slipcase. With 40 tipped in colour illustrations, captioned tissues and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. A beautiful copy. Signed limited edition, one of 750 numbered copies signed by the artist. This is a revised edition of the work originally published in 1900 with some new illustrations and others redrawn and coloured. A most delightful onlay binding.

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        Raum und Zeit. Vortrag, gehalten auf der 80. Naturforscher-Versammlung zu Köln am 21. September 1908. Mit [...] einem Vorwort von A. Gutzmer. (= Sonderabdruck aus dem 18. Bande des Jahresberichts der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung).

      Leipzig-Berlin, Druck und Verlag von B. G. Teubner, 1909.. 4°. Mit einem Titelportrait u. 4 Textfiguren. 2 Bll., 14 S., 1 Bl., OKart.. Erste Einzelausgabe. - "In diesem Bericht, den Minkowski in Köln nur wenige Monate vor seinem Tode vorlegte, führte er die Vorstellung ein, die die Erweiterung der Relativitätstheorie Einsteins von ihrer speziellen Form auf ihre allgemeine ermöglichte. Der fachliche Ausdruck für Minkowskis Hypothese ist: das vierdimensionale Raum-Zeit-Kontinuum [...]. Minkowskis Raum-Zeit-Hypothese bedeutete soviel wie eine Neuaufstellung von Einsteins Grundprinzip, doch in einer Form, die es wesentlich plausibler machte und außerdem wichtige neue Entwicklungen einleitete. Bis dahin dachte man sich das Naturgeschehen in einem dreidimensionalen Raum stattfindend und gleichförmig in der Zeit ablaufend. Minkowski behauptete, daß die Trennung von Raum und Zeit falsch sei; daß Zeit selbst eine Dimension sei, vergleichbar mit Länge, Breite und Höhe, und daß deshalb die wahre Vorstellung von der Wirklichkeit in einem Raum-Zeit-Kontinuum mit diesen vier Dimensionen bestehe [...]" (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern S. 714f.). - Umschlag etw. gebräunt, stockfleckig u. an den Rändern bestoßen. Titel m. radiertem Besitzvermerk. Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. - Unbeschnittenes Exemplar. - PMM 401; Honeyman, Scientific Books 2231; Poggendorff V, 862; DSB IX, 414; Norman 1514.

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        The Yellow God

      London, New York, Melborne and Toronto - Cassell and Company, Limited, 1909. London, New York, Melborne and Toronto - Cassell and Company, Limited, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A fictional work from prolific author, H. Rider Haggard. First edition. Featuring a coloured frontispiece, with two further plates. With publishers catalogue to the rear, dated 10. 08. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally,a triflerubbed, with shelfwear to the head and tail of the spine. Cloth is slightly splitting to the joints. Internally, generally firmly bound and bright. Generally clean, with occasional instances of light spotting and handling mark. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Sohn des Künstlers. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1909 - 1909. Bildgrösse: 46x38cm. Rückseitig mit hs. Jahreszahl. Gerahmt 55x48 cm. Ein ähnliches Gemälde besitzt das Kunsthaus Zürich.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Egyptian Birds for the Most Part Seen in the Nile Valley

      London: A. & C. Black, 1909. London: A. & C. Black, 1909. Limited ed. 4/100 de luxe edition, also inscribed by the author "to George Malcom (of Poltalloch) Esq. from this grateful friend the author C.W. Oct 1909". Pp. x, 221. 51 tipped-in colour plates by the author. Original cream buckram with gilt decoration and lettering, top edge gilt, silk book mark. Spine ends very slightly frayed, boards and end papers a little darkened.. Limited. Buckram. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by C. Whymper.

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        The Book of the Home

      London - Gresham Publishing Company, 1909. London - Gresham Publishing Company, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extensively illustrated work on household management from the early twentieth century. Including chapters on management of children, children&#39;s amusements, locomotion, domestic pets and much more. New edition, prepared under the editorship of Mrs C. E. Humprhy. C. E. Humphry (-1925), who often worked under the pseudonym Madge, was a well-known journalist in Victorian-era England who wrote for and about issues relevant to women of the time. She wrote, edited and published many works throughout her career and is perhaps best known for originating what was known as the Ladys Letter-style column she wrote for the publication Truth, read throughout the British Empire. She was one of the first woman journalists in England. Humphrys columns regularly featured advice on domestic management, etiquette and manners, and getting on in English and foreign society. The articles also frequently contained recipes, which were prepared by the very best cooks in England and on the Continent. With contributions by many specialists. Illustrated withseventy-seven plates (collated complete), of whichtwenty-nine are coloured. Complete in six volumes. Condition: In decorative blue cloth bindings. Externally, smart, though with some light bumping and marks. 3 hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Appendici Alle Costituzion

      Rome - Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana, 1909. Rome - Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A religious text fromthe Frati Minori Cappuccini, an Order of friars in the Catholic Church, developed from the Franciscans. To which is added Serafico padre S. francesco con le costituzioni Approvate Dalla Santita di nostro signore Papa Pio X. Papa Pio X or Pope Pius, was the 257th Pope of the Catholic Church he rejected modernist interpretations of Catholic doctrine, promoting traditional devotional practice&#39;s and orthodox theology. Illustrated with the Franciscans coat of arms to the title page. Hosie Hamilton binders stand to the front endpaper. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board. Externally, sound with slight rubbing to the front board. Internally, firmly bound with bright and clean pages, aside from light spotting to endpapers. Previous owners label to the front endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Isle of Man

      London - Adam and Charles Black, 1909. London - Adam and Charles Black, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautifully illustrated history of the Isle of Man. First edition. With twenty full-colour illustrations by Alfred Heaton Cooper (1863 - 1929), the highly acclaimed Victorian artist. Withtwo fold-out maps. Inscription to front free endpaper reads, Hubert, with best wishes for a happy Christmas 1913. From Auntie Lucy and Uncle Best. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, smart with slight bumping to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Rivers and Streams of England

      London - Adam and Charles Black, 1909. London - Adam and Charles Black, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A richly illustrated tour of the waterways of England. First edition. With seventy-four full-colour, tissue-guarded illustrations by Sutton Palmer, and a fold-out sketch map of England and its rivers tothe rear of the book. Publisher&#39;s catalogue to rear. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with slight bumping to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Exploits of Arsene Lupin

      London: Cassell & Co Ltd 1909 - VG + 1st edition 7th impression HB. In publisher half black calf binding with dark green cloth boards, marbled page edges and marbled endpapers. Spine has 4 raised bands and gilt titles. Prize plate dated Nov 1911 on FEP with just slight discolouration to FFEP wher this has 'shadowed'. No other inscriptions. A clean tight copy of 320pp. incl. tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece by Cyrus Cuneo. A very attractive copy. (13 x 20cm)

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Sketches of English Life and Character

      Edinburgh and London - T. N. Foulis, 1909. Edinburgh and London - T. N. Foulis, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A charming collection of sketches on English life. First edition. With many colourful plates by Stanhope A. Forbes tipped in. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean. Occasional slight loss to the foredge of some pages caused by the opening of unopened pages, not affecting text. Some further pages unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Aphrodite. Moeurs Antiques

      Paris: Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud, 1909 Paris: Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud, 1909. Limited Edition, and First Edition Thus. Half Morocco, with marbled cloth folio accompanying and both fitting into a slipcase. Fine. On Japon Imperial. Limited edition, of which this copies was inadvertently unnumbered but which was probably part of the first or second most limited tranch of the first 65 or 130 copies, based on this copy being accompanied by a suite of plates in one or two states, the larger illustrations being in two states, and thus probably fitting into the most exclusive tranch. 4to. 281 pp. 43 color illustrations contained within the work proper. Wraps bound in. Some minor wear to the leather spine and the marbled paper on the edges of the slipcase.

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        Lederstrumpf-Erzählungen. Übersetzt und bearbeitet von R. Federn. Mit Original-Lithographien von Max Slevogt. Berlin, Cassirer 1909. 474 S. Mit 312 (davon 52 ganzseitige) Orig.-Lithographien v. M. Slevogt. Handgebundener roter Maroquinbd. auf 7 Bünden, Rückentitel u. umlaufender Filete. Große Intarsie auf Vorderdeckel mit indianischen Insignien; Friedenspfeife, Tomahawk und großer Häuptlingsschmuck darstellend. (Einband signiert Spamersche Buchbinderei, Leipzig; Intarsie monogrammiert H. A.).

      . . Coopers grandiose Lederstrumpf-Erzählungen mit 312 Orig.-Lithographien von Max Slevogt. Die Szenen leben aus seinem genialen Einfühlungs- u. Improvisationsvermögen. Slevogts Cooper war ein großer geschäftlicher Erfolg, und der Rang des Künstlers als der führende Buchillustrator des Impressionismus blieb fortan unbestritten. Eines von 250 numerierten Exemplaren, hier ohne Zweifel in der denkbar schönsten Einbandvariante. Schauer Bd. II,84-85 mit Abb. - The Artist and the Book 288.

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        Jean-Christophe: L&#39;Aube

      Paris - Paul Ollendorff, 1909. Paris - Paul Ollendorff, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The firstpart of the early twentieth-century novel which won Rolland the Nobel Prize for Literature. Eleventh Edition. Jean-Christophe (19041912) isa novel in ten volumes by Romain Rolland, for which he received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915. The first four volumes are sometimes grouped as Jean-Christophe, the next three as Jean-Christophe Paris, and the last three as La fin du voyage (&#39;Journey&#39;s End&#39;). L&#39;Aube (&#39;Dawn&#39;) is the first volume, first published in 1904. Although Rolland first conceived the work in Rome in the spring of 1890, he began in earnest in 1903 after publishing a biography of Beethoven. A letter of 13 September 1902 reveals his plans: &#39;My novel is the story of a life, from birth to death. My hero is a great German musician who is forced by circumstances to leave when he is 16-18 years old, living outside of Germany in Paris, Switzerland, etc. The setting is today&#39;s Europe [. . . ] To spell it out, the hero is Beethoven in the modern world&#39;. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Age toning and some foxing to the endpapers but otherwise generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Albo carducciano. Iconografia della vita e delle opere di Giosue Carducci.

      Zanichelli Nicola editore, MCMIX, Bologna 1909 - Segue al frontespizio: Quattrocentodiciassette zincotipie e una fotoincisione, raccolte ed illustrate da Giuseppe Fumagalli Bibliotecario della Nazionale di Brera a Milano e Filippo Salveraglio Bibliotecario della R. Università di Pavia. > Fotoincisione all'antiporta con ritratto del Carducci da un'acquaforte di Vico Viganò (febbraio 1907) applicata su cartoncino verde, protetta da velina editoriale a stampa. L'anno di stampa al frontespizio è MCMIX, la tiratura fu però terminata (come indicato al fondo) il X dicembre MCMVIII dalla Tipografia di Paolo Neri in Bologna. Esemplare in bella legatura coeva, verosimilmente editoriale in limitata tiratura di lusso, eseguita dalla Legatoria Luigi degli Esposti di Bologna, firmata dalla stessa con impressione a caldo "degli Esposti - Bologna" sulla pelle al margine inferiore del piatto posteriore. Brossura editoriale color vinaccia a stampa mantenuta all'interno. Importante e suggestiva opera in edizione originale. Esemplare perfettamente conservato in ogni sua parte. Legatura in mezza pelle, quattro nervi con fregi ornati a caldo al dorso, piatti in tutta tela blu, titolo e dati tipografici impressi al piatto anteriore, firmata, pp. XXII, 2, 275, 5, in 4° orizzontale (32 x 22 cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        François Vernay.

      L'art libre 1909 - - L'art libre, Lyon _1909, 13x16,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 400 exemplaires sur vergé, seul tirage avec 5 papier à la cuve. Rare envoi autographe signé à Gustave Rahir. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de Jacques Martin. Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement passés sans gravité. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les Heures claires [Les heures claires Les heurs d&#39;après-midi -poèmes-]

      Paris, Mercure de France, 1909.. Paris, Mercure de France, 1909.. 1909. 259(1) pp. Expertly bound in full polished crimson morocco on 5 raised bands, gt.-decorated & -titled spine, gt.-ruled sides w. corner fleurons, gilt inner dentelles & turn-ins, mrbld endpapers. A.e.g. Foxing on: endpapers, preliminary leaf & r° hf-title, a small stain on a bit discold spine, very slight wear to spine-ends, light scratches on sides. Name or signature inobtrusively erased from r° fly-lf. The "justification du tirage" shows a siena-coloured Roman V with 4 leaves protruding. Nr 4(?) of the 5 copies on Japanese. In a simple, but quite appealing binding. ¶Collation en langue française sur demande

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

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1909.. London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1909., 1909. First Rackham Edition. Medium octavo, pp.xvi; 291. Contains 12 full colour plates including frontispiece, all with tissue guard, plus several line drawings. Elegantly bound in half red morocco with gilt titles and decoration, raised bands to spine, cloth sides, top edge gilt, others tinted green/brown. With original illustrated endpapers and publisher&#39;s elaborate gilt decorated red cloth bound in at the rear. Light and occasional marking within; a very good copy in an attractive leather binding.

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        Complete Poetical Works

      Oxford: Oxford University Press, , 1909. Oxford: Oxford University Press, , 1909. Octavo (190 x 130 mm). Contemporary blue morocco by Riviere, raised bands, title to spine gilt, ornate gilt design to compartments, elaborate floral design gilt to covers, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Black and white frontispiece engraving Book plate to front pastedown and front free endpaper, light rubbing to corners, an excellent copy. An ornately bound copy of Poe&#39;s poetical works.

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        Album No. 4. Fournitures generales pour automobiles, carrosserie, charronnage, sellerie.

      Brüssel, 1909.. (37,5 x 27,5 cm). 86 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Original-Leinwandband mit Griffregister.. Seltener Verkaufskatalog mit Einzelteilen für den Automobil- und Wagenbau sowie für Sattler; darunter Naben, Räder, Achsen, Federn, Verdecke, Trittbretter, Klappsitze, Windschutzscheiben, Hupen und Laternen. - Etwas angestaubt. Einband berieben. Rücken restauriert. Vordere Kante des Vorderdeckels auf eine Breite von 1 cm abgeschnitten (zur besseren Benützung des Griffregisters). Insgesamt ordentlich erhalten

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        Xylographies. Paris, Edition des Tendances Nouvelles (1909). Folio. 2 Blatt Text u. 5 Heliogravüren. Illustr. Orig.-Mappe

      . . Die Auflage bestand aus 1000 Exemplaren, und war Kandinsky so wichtig, das er sie auf eigene Kosten finanzierte. Die Titel der einzelnen Arbeiten lauten I: Les Chevaliers. II: Les Oiseaux. III: L'Eglise. IV: Les Bouleaux. V; Les Femmes au Bois. Die Mappe ist heute sehr selten geworden, zumal in so gutem Zustand. - Roethel. 54, 55, 59, 60, 65.

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        Dreizehnter (57.) Jahresbericht der unter dem Protektorate Ihrer Majestät der Kaiserin und Königin stehenden Auguste-Victoria-Pfingsthaus-Stiftung des Evangelisch-kirchlichen Hülfsvereins zu Postdam für das Jahr 1908.

      Vereinsdruckerei, Potsdam 1909 - 1 94 Seiten altersbedingt guter Zustand, angestoßen, Einband fleckig, Rücken beschädigt Taschenbuch

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        THE IMPOSSIBLE COLLECTION OF CARS.

      USA Assouline 2013. Hand-bound special edition in a black rubber clamshell case with metal plaque, 168 pages, 100 illustrations in full color, 35.5 x 42 cm,. ISBN 9781614280156.It is the dream of many to own the world's most beautifully designed automobiles, but most often only a handful of collectors ever come close. Now, The Impossible Collection of Cars makes that dream come true, showcasing the 100 most exceptional cars of the twentieth century. Each luxury automobile?from the 1909 Blitzen Benz to a 1997 Porsche 993 Turbo S was chosen for its revolutionary design, magnificent lines, and head-turning capabilities. The book also features cars owned by celebrities like Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Pablo Picasso, and Elvis Presley. This Impossible Collection volume is presented on cotton paper in a beautiful black rubber clamshell box with a cutout metal plate.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        GREEN GINGER

      Hutchinson , 1909. Hutchinson , 1909. First edition. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt to spine and upper cover. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author to his Son, Guy Morrison, on the dedication page, under the printed dedication (To Guy), "from his affectionate father / Arthur Morrison / Feb 1909". A very good copy with spine slightly faded and worn.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Das schoene Maedchen von Pao. Ein chinesischer Roman. Prachtausgabe mit Bildern von Bayros. München, Georg Müller 1909-10. 4to. Goldgeprägte doppelte Vorsätze. 210 S. Mit 6 Zeichnungen von Bayros. Leuchtend blauer Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit chinesischen Schriftzeichen auf dem Vorderdeckel, reiche Rücken- u. Deckelvergoldung.

      . . In prächtigen Schriften auf handgeschöpftem Bütten in 600 Exemplaren gedruckt. Es entstand ein einheitlich auf "chinois" gestimmtes Buch, mit prachtvollen Zeichnungen von Bayros. - Eyssen 65-65 mit ganzseitiger Abb.

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        Atlas of the 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17th Wards of the City of Philadelphia From Private Plans, Actual Surveys & Official Records

      Philadelphia : Smith 1909 - Atlas folio. 57 cm. Wonderful colored maps. Bottom corner edge worn. Hardcover. Solid cover. 23 [i.e. 50] leaves : 23 color. maps ; 57 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. Edgewear throughout. Marginal loss to title page. Scale of most maps 1:960 or 80 feet to an inch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph note, etc

      Three for the price of one. Garden, Mary. Soprano. Autograph note, half-sheet, (8 1/2 x 7 1/4") in ink, with three bars of music from Salome: a drama in one act By Richard Strauss, with the text Oscar Wilde from Act I, iii "Qui est-ce, le fils de l'Homme? Est-il aussi beau que toi, Iokanaan?" The singer has written "Salome/Compliments of Mary Garden" On the reverse, written in pencil in Garden's hand is the note "M. Debussys address is 68. Ave du Bois de Boulogne, Paris". Creased from fold & mounted with original photograph of Mary Garden As Salome in Massenet's "Herodiade", costume by Bakst. Unsigned but stamped Mishkin 1909, NY in the image.* Mary Garden (20 February 1874 - 3 January 1967), was a Scottish operatic soprano with a substantial career in France and America in the first third of the 20th century. Possessing a beautiful voice that had a wide vocal range and considerable amount of flexibility, Garden first arose to success in Paris, France during the first decade of the 20th century. She became the leading soprano at Paris' Opera-Comique; notably portraying roles in several world premieres, including Melisande in Claude Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande (1902). She worked closely with Jules Massenet, in whose operas she excelled. Massenet notably wrote the title role in his opera Cherubin (1905) for her. In later years, she came to the United Sates and appeared at opera in several cities, joining the Chicago Opera Association in 1921. After retiring from the opera stage in 1934, she gave lectures and recitals mostly on the life and works of her friend, Claude Debussy with whom she made recordings in 1904. *Similiar to the photograph of Garden in the Massanet role reproduced in http://www.cantabile-subito.de/Sopranos/Garden__Mary/garden__mary.html

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        A Memoir of Colonel James Steel C.B., written and printed by his Son With a Preface by Colonel K. J. W. Coghill

      Surbiton: [For the Author,] 1909 - Octavo. Original blue diced cloth, leather title label to the spine. Cloth mottled, spine sunned, light toning, some foxing, very good. Portrait frontispiece and 5 other plates, 3 plans, one full-page facsimile, facsimile signature to the text. First and only edition, extremely uncommon, just four copies on OCLC: BL, London Library, and universities of Minnesota and Arizona. Substantial account of service in the Java expedition, 1811, First Anglo-Burmese War, Second Anglo-Sikh War, and Indian mutiny. Steel became commanding officer of the 2nd Bengal Europeans (later Munster fusiliers) and led them in the Punjab during 1848-9 at the battles of Chillianwalla and Goojerat. This copy inscribed by the author to W. N. Thompson and numbered 48 on the half-title (though the size of the edition is nowhere mentioned). With a letter of presentation tipped-in, in which Steel remarks that "This is not a very satisfactory performance, but as it is not for sale it escapes criticism. It is not an easy thing to start a new trade at the age of 70." [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1909]. London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Original white boards, gilt titles and illustrations to spine and front cover, pictorial endpapers, with the publishers original pictorial box. With 20 tipped in colour plates, tissue guards. A bright and fresh copy in original box with light soiling, title written in colour pencil to one edge, tape and some splitting to corners, original paper title label still present. First Dulac edition. A very attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Through the Sun In An Airship (First Edition, Early Science Fiction Dust Jacket)

      London: Charles Griffin & Company, Ltd., n.d. [1909]. First Edition, Second Issue. Hardcover. At least Very Good /Very Good. Light blue linen over boards, title printed in black onto upper board and spine, all edges trimmed, 8vo (7-1/4 inches tall), pp. vii, (viii), (1) - 317, (3) ads. Volume with slight fade to spine, minor rubbing to tips and bottom edge, p.o. name in pencil ffep, toning and a few spots of foxing to title page, front hinge a trifle loose. DJ with slight fade to spine, some short closed tears, tiny chips to flap corners and chips to spine ends - not affecting title, with a single tape repair verso at head of spine. A nice copy in an early and complete century old Science Fiction dust jacket. Interplanetary voyages in the solar system, from the perspective of the turn of the last, last century. A companion volume to his The stolen planet novel. Bleiler Checklist.

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books, IOBA]
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        P. Matthäus Rascher, M. S. C. und Baining (Neu-Pommern), Land und Leute. ( Aus der deutschen Südsee : Mitteilungen d. Missionare vom Heiligsten Herzen Jesu. Band 1)

      Münster, Verlag Aschendorff, 1909.. XI, 460 Seiten 6 Kartenskizzen, 25 ganzseitigen Abbildungen und 27 Textabbildungen. 24 cm, illustrierter Original-Halbleineneinband. Einband leicht gedunkelt, Name auf Vorsatz, ein Bl. mit einem hinterlegten Randeinriss, Buchblock papierbedingt min. gedunkelt, gute feste Bindung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
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        Tales from Shakespeare

      , 1909. 1909. One of 750 Copies, Signed by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. LAMB, Charles and Mary. Tales from Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1909.Limited to 750 numbered copies (this copy being No. 728), signed by the artist. Large quarto (11 1/4 x 8 5/16 inches; 286 x 211 mm.). [2, limitation leaf], xii, 304 pp. Thirteen mounted color plates, including frontispiece (with tissue guard) and the additional plate not present in the trade edition. Two full-page illustrations in black and white, twenty chapter headings, and fourteen tail-pieces.Original white buckram decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Later rose-colored silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Vellum-style gold pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly darkened otherwise a near fine copy. Housed in a half gray morocco clamshell case.The plays illustrated in this fine volume are: The Tempest; A Midsummer Night&#39;s Dream; The Winter&#39;s Tale; Much Ado about Nothing; As You Like It; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; King Lear; Macbeth; All&#39;s Well that Ends Well; The Taming of the Shrew; The Comedy of Errors; Measure for Measure; Twelfth Night; or, What you Will; Timon of Athens; Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello; and Pericles, Prince of Tyre.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 33-34. Riall, p. 90.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Pathologisch-anatomische Tafeln nach frischen Präparaten.

      Leipzig: Verlag von Dr. Werner Klinkhardt, 1909,. Je Lieferung 4 Folio-Farbtafeln auf Kunstdruckpapier und Erläuterungen in Quartformat, in getrennter bzw. ohne Zählung (insg. 304 Seiten); ungebunden, in Originalmappe; Gr.2°; 7850g; Halbleinen-Mappen lichtrandig, an Gelenken etwas angerissen; Innenbezug leiht stockfleckig; Papier der Begleittexte leicht gebräunt, vereinzelt stockfleckig; einzelne Tafeln fingerfleckig, meist sauber. "aus d. Hamburger Staatskrankenhäusern. Unter Mitw. v. Alfred Kast. Weiterhrsg. v. Eugen Fraenkel u. Theodor Rumpel." Viersprachige (Dt., Engl. Russ., Ital.) Ausgabe des zwischen 1892 und 1904 in 26 Lieferungen in der Wandsbecker Kunstanstalt erschienenen Werkes von Prof. Kast (1856-1903), gezeichnet von W. Gummelt, als Reproduktion durch W. Klinkhardt. Insgesamt sind enthalten: Zirkulationsapparat [C]: 15 Abbildungen, Knochensystem, Muskel, Sehnen [K]: 40 Abbildungen, Nervensysten [N]: 14 Abb., Verdauungstrakt [F]: 30 Abb.; Leber, Pakreas, Milz, Lymphdrsen [D]: 33 Abb.; Respirationsapparat [R]: 32 Abb.; Harnapparat [U]: 35 Abb. [35 Abb.]; Geschlechtsapparat [G]: 18 Abb.; Sinnesorgane [S]: 1 Abb.; Haut [H]: 1 Abb. _ xQx

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        Three years in Tibet

      "Madras, Benares & London": Theosophical Publishing Society, 1909. "Madras, Benares & London": Theosophical Publishing Society. 1909. "First edition, 8vo, pp. xv, [1], 719; folding map printed in color at the bach showing the author&#39;s route, 10 plates largely from photographs (1 folding), 63 text illustrations; original burgundy cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine; some wear at extremities, else a very good, sound copy.& & A translation of papers originally published in the Japanese press describing the author-priest&#39;s journey to Tibet through Nepal between 1897 and 1903, including a year&#39;s residence at Lhasa. Printed by the famed Theosophist, freethinker, and birth control advocate, Annie Besant at the Vasanta Press, Madras.& & Laid in are two contemporary photographs witgh identification on the back: one showing sherpas ""ascending a high pass across the Karakoram"" and another of a Tibetan landowner from the province of Ladakh.""& & Yakushi K83. Cordier, Sinica, 43782."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (Presentation Copy with Signed Letter)

      London: Constable & Co, 1909. London: Constable & Co, 1909. First edition. One of approximately thirty copies of the deluxe limited edition that were reserved for presenation. This one signed and dated November 23, 1909. Also included is a letter from Rackham on stationary with his address in green font: "16, Chalcot Gardens, South Hampstead. N.W." "26 Aug. &#39;09 | Dear Sir, A few years ago you bought a drawing of mine (of an old woman with horses behind - ) that had been reproduced in black & white as an illustration to Grimm&#39;s Fairy Tales. I am now bringing out another edition with the illustrations better reproduced, & in colours and am writing to ask whether you will be so kind as to lend the original drawing, so that fresh reproductions can be made. The publishers (Messrs. Constable & Co.) will be glad to send you a copy of the edition de luxe of the book when it comes out in the autumn, & I need hardly say that every care will be taken of the drawing which will be insured for whatever value you place on it. If you will be so very kind as to lend it to us, I will see that it is returned as soon as the new reproduction has been made which will probably take about 3 weeks. [unintelligible closing] Arthur Rackham." On a separate piece of stationary is: "with Mr. Arthur Rackham&#39;s Compliments & thanks," also in Rackham&#39;s hand. An official "Certificate of Posting" is tipped onto a blank side of the stationary. Unfortunately, the original artwork that formed the basis of the request is not included with the book. Nonetheless, Rackham&#39;s ink is plentiful and the association is interesting. The vellum covers are generally soiled and it is lacking the silk ties. Internally, the book is in excellent condition and complete with all 40 color illustrations tipped in.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        London Town Past and PresentIn Two Volumes

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne - Cassell and Company, Limited, 1909. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne - Cassell and Company, Limited, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A detailed collection of works of topography, exploring the history of London, as well as its present day within the date of publication. With a chapter on the future in London by English novelist, poet, critic and editor, Ford Madox Hueffer. Profusely illustrated from old prints and from photographs and drawings Collated complete with twelve plates to volume one and twelve to volume two,including a photogravure to the frontispiece. Divided into five books entitled The City, Westminster and West London, Central, North and East London, Central, North and East London, South London and The Future of London. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In contemporary half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, rubbing to the extremities and to the spines. Bothboards to volume two are detached, with both joints to volume one starting. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound and bright. Generally clean, although with the odd spot and mark to the endpapers. Overall:FAIR due to detached boards, although still a nice bright set..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        MIKE

      A & C Black , 1909. A & C Black , 1909. First edition. Original green pictorial cloth with a cricketing scene printed in red, black and white. Gilt lettering on the spine. A near fine copy which is exceptionally bright and crisp with just a couple of trivial scuffs to the spine. Bookplate to front pastedown and contemporary ownership inscription to the front endpaper. Internally, a little occasional foxing and a short, repaired tear to one page. An uncommonly nice copy of Wodehouse&#39;s most famous school story. Twelve plates after drawings by T.M.R.Whitwell. McIlvaine A21a

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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