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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.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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'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.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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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'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 ('Journey's End'). L'Aube ('Dawn') 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: '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's Europe [. . . ] To spell it out, the hero is Beethoven in the modern world'. 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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria il Bulino]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les Heures claires [Les heures claires Les heurs d'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'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'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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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's poetical works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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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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      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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      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

      [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.

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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

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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's Dream; The Winter's Tale; Much Ado about Nothing; As You Like It; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; King Lear; Macbeth; All'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.

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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'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's journey to Tibet through Nepal between 1897 and 1903, including a year'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."

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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. '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'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's Compliments & thanks," also in Rackham'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'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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      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's most famous school story. Twelve plates after drawings by T.M.R.Whitwell. McIlvaine A21a

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        Adressbuch der Automobil-, Motoren- und Fahrrad-Industrie Deutschland. Unter Berücksichtigung aller verwandten Industriezweige. 8. Ausgabe 1909.

      Berlin, Deutscher Fachadressbücher Verlag F. Walloch, 1909.. . 8°, 488 Seiten und XVII Werbeseiten, betitelter OLeinen mit Goldprägung - Einband ganz leicht ber. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1909. b73066

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        Herrschaft und Dienst. Opus I.

      Bln., Einhorn-Presse Vlg. Otto v. Holten 1909.. 4°. 67 S. Mit reichem Buchschmuck von Melchior Lechter. (Ill. Doppeltitel 3 gr. Illustr. u. 60 tls. wdh. Initialen). OPgmt. Mit Goldpräg. auf Rücken u. Vorderdeckel.. Landmann 304; Schauer II,12; Rodenberg 150 - Eines von 500 - mit Monogramm des Verf. u. laufender Zahl gezeichneten - Exemplaren auf Büttenpapier. - Friedrich Wolters (1876-1930) gehörte zu den zentralen Figuren des George-Kreises. Wolters war 1904 mit Stefan George in Kontakt getreten, er wurde 1909/1910 in den Kreis aufgenommen und avancierte in den 1920er Jahren zu einem der wichtigsten Jünger des Dichters. Schon 1909 hatte er mit Herrschaft und Dienst eine grundlegende programmatische Schrift vorgelegt.

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

      St. Petersburg, Obrazovanie, 1909.. Oktav. XV, 224 Seiten Original Halbleinen.. Rare first edition. First translation of Husserl in Russian and first translation of this Husserl's main work to another language. The German first edition was published in 1900 at Niemeyer / Leipzig.

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        GULLIVER'S TRAVELS into Several Remote Nations of the World, by Jonathan Swift

      Dent , 1909. Dent , 1909. First edition illustrated with colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Royal 8vo. Red moiré silk cloth with elaborate gilt embossed decoration to both upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt. A fine copy, bright and clean. Pictorial endpapers with line drawings, one man distinctly reminiscent of the artist himself. 12 colour plates with captions printed below. Numerous line drawings in the text.

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        Giornalista, poeta e critico d'arte, appassionato di esoterismo, fu un elemento di spicco della R.S.I. Bozze autografe di articolo sul pittore Franco Gentilini (1909 - 1981), del quale traccia un profilo della vita e delle opere, tre pagine in - 4 (più una strappata) su carta a quadretti. 'Gentilini era entrato nella bottega di un noto pittore, costui aveva poca voglia di lavorare e passava la maggior parte delle giornate all'osteria Gentilini rimaneva solo quasi sempre, e per ammazzare la noia si mise a copiare un ritratto di Lenin'. Accluse bozze di componimento poetico, tit. 'Per una fanciulla di un quadro di Gentilini' una pagina in - 4. Fogli densi di cassature e rifacimenti.


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        An Extremely Large William Taft Image Signed As President, Inscribed To Harvard Law School?s Lincoln Inn Club

      PS. 14 ½? x 18 ½?. April 19, 1909. The White House. A massive photograph signed ?For Lincoln?s Inn Club with best wishes of Wm H Taft The White House April 19, 1909.? One can imagine President Taft sending this to Harvard Law School. The image was taken in 1908 by Moffett Studio of Chicago. The image has faded slightly, probably from being in the sunlight but the writing is dark and bold. There is a water stain in the upper left, slight damage to parts of the lower margin, and a crack to the middle of the left side that extends from the border into the image (but it is difficult to see, and I note it for accuracy). It is framed in gold and dark wood. A fine and extraordinary image.

      [Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc.]
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        Gesetze und Verordnungen sowie Gerichtsentscheidungen betreffend Lebensmittel. Beilage zur Zeitschrift für Lebensmittel-Untersuchung und -Forschung, 167 Bände: 1 (1909) bis 140 (1969) und 151 (1973) bis 177 (1983)., Begründet als: Gesetze und Verordnungen sowie Gerichtsentscheidungen betreffend Nahrungs- und Genußmittel und Gebrauchsgegenstände. Beilage zur Zeitschrift für Untersuchung der Nahrungs- und Genußmittel.

      Berlin u.a. : Springer-Verlag, 167 Bände in 42 Büchern. - 167 Bände in 42 Büchern!!!! Titel, Zählung und Veröffentlichungsabstände dieser Mitteilungen variierten häufig. Anfangs erfolgte eine Zählung anhand von Jahrgängen [vergl. 1(1909)], welche später fließend in eine Zählung von Bänden [vergl. 177(1983)] überging. Diese wich dann von den Kalenderjahren ab. Eingebunden in insgesamt 42 Bücher in verschiedener Einbandgestaltung. Bis 9 (1917) im Halbleder, ab da im Halbleinen. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Einbände berieben und angestaubt. Seiten übewiegend sauber, teils aber auch mit Flecken, gewellten Stellen oder Textmarkierungen. Doppelband 25/26 (1933/34) stark fleckig, mit Feuchtigkeitsschaden. Spätere Bände entsprechend mit weniger Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Guter, teils akzeptabler Zustand. Mehr Bilder auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx jqx Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 39650

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        Domestic Manners of Sir Walter Scott

      Stirling - Eneas Mackay, 1909. Stirling - Eneas Mackay, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A memoir of James Hogg's experiences and friendshipwith the great writer, Sir Walter Scott. In 1790 Hogg found work as a shepherd at Blackhouse Farm in the Yarrow valley in Ettrick Forest. He remained there for ten years, during which time he began a lifelong friendship with his employer's son William Laidlaw (later the manager of Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford estate). In 1802 Laidlaw was instrumental in setting up a meeting in Ettrick between Hogg and Scott. A friendship developed that was to last until Scott's death in 1832. Containing a frontipiece portrait of the author. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally smart, with somerubbing to the boards and some minor shelfwear to the spine. Some slight bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Copperplate ink signature to the front free endpaper. Pages are uncut, and very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

      London - James Finch and Co, 1909. London - James Finch and Co, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the poems of Thomas Hood. Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 3 May 1845) was a British humorist and poet. Including Odes and Addresses, Whims and Oddities - First and Second Series, Minor Poems, Sonnets and Miscellaneous Poems. With a copperplate inscription to front free endpaper dated 1809. Condition: In a morocco binding with gilt-edged textblock. Externally, smart with slight wear to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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      London, Hodder & Stoughton (1909).. London, Hodder & Stoughton (1909).. FIRST EDITION DE LUXE, LIMITED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. 4to, 315 x 255 mm, 12½ x 10 inches, original publisher's cream cloth with gilt illustration, decoration and lettering to upper cover, gilt lettered and decorated spine, top edges gilt, others uncut, tiny grey scarab vignette on endpapers, no pagination. 25 wonderful mounted colour plates with captioned guards, beautiful line drawn headpieces. Free endpapers lightly browned, small crease to lower inner corner of 1 colour plate. Tight, bright, excellent near Fine copy. Edition de luxe limited to 750 copies, this being No. 163, signed by the artist on the limitation page. This edition contains 2 extra plates not in the trade edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Fables of Aesop, illustrated with 25 drawings in color by Edward J. Detmold

      Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Hodder & Stoughton. Good. 1909. Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Cloth.#337/750. Good copy, binding professionally repaired preserving the elaborate gold stamping of the cover; plates and text block fine but for a small water stain along the bottom edge? of the front and back end papers. . .

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        Petticoat Pilgrims on Trek

      London - George Bell and Sons, 1909. London - George Bell and Sons, 1909 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The diary of Sylvia Maturin, documenting her travels through South Africa. With a striking frontispiece of the author. A scarce colonial edition issued for circulation in India and the Colonies only. Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, sound with some rubbing and small marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Some light spotting throughout - primarily to first and last few pages - otherwise clean. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Bramborski Zatznik (Casnik) - Sserbske noviny sa politiku a pohuzene we vokrejsach Choschebusa, Kalawy a Grodka. Jg. 62 - 68; 1909 - 1915. Zwei Bände. Wochenschrift, 52 Nr. in jedem Jg. Jg 62, 1909, Nr. 28 leider fehlt. Jg. 64, 1911 Nr. 47- eine Seite mit Verlust eingerissen u. beschmutzt.

      Worejzy, 1909 - 1915,. HLWd., ca 4 S. je Nummer mit zeitgenössischen Anzeigen u. OUmschlagsseiten. Exemplare gering berieben u. bestossen. Seiten vergilbt u. brüchig. Gestempelt. Ansonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Sehr gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Geschichte der Familie Henneberg (Braunschweig)

      . Hof- u. Universitätsdruckerei, Gießen, 1909. VIII/483 S. mit 10 Porträttafeln u. 1 Stammtafel., Halbleder mit ledernem Rückenschild u. 5 Schmuckbünden. (Rücken mit unwesentlicher Fehlstelle.).

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        Die Traumdeutung

      Leipzig und Wien, Deuticke, 1909 (zweite vermehrte Auflage).. 21,5 x 15cm, zeitgen. rote Leinwand, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, Rücken am Kopf ca. 1cm eingerissen, Vorbesitzername in Blei auf Titel; 1 Bl., VI, 1 Bl. Inhalt, 386 S., 2 Bl. Literaturverzeichnis. die erste Auflage dieses Jahrhundertwerks von 1900 erschien ja nur in geringer Auflage und wurde wenig gekauft. Im Vorwort jetzt zur 2. Auflage bezeichnet Freud selbst sein Werk als "schwer lesbar", und er kritisiert die sog. Fachkreise, an die er sich mit dem Buch eigentlich gewandt hatte: "Meine Kollegen von der Psychiatrie scheinen sich keine Mühe gegeben zu haben, über das anfängliche Befremden hinauszukommen, welches meine neuartige Auffassung des Traumes erwecken konnte...". Freud hat nur wenig geändert und ist stolz darauf, dass er "auf dem Gebiete des Traumlebens ... bei meinen ersten Mitteilungen stehen bleiben (durfte)"

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Am Osning]
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      London & New York: J. M. Dent & Co. & E. P. Dutton, 1909. London & New York: J. M. Dent & Co. & E. P. Dutton,, 1909. With twenty-four coloured illustrations by C. E. Brock. Octavo. Original full vellum, spine and front boards lettered in gilt, elaborate gilt to spine and front board, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece, decorated title-page and 22 other coloured plates after watercolour drawings by C. E. Brock. A fine, bright copy, with the boards bowed as usual. A lovely, fresh copy in the deluxe vellum binding, published as part of the "Series of English Idylls" by J. M. Dent & Co. The illustrations demonstrate Brock's mastery in using his ink and watercolour medium to convey simultaneously the gentle graces and the sharp ironies of Austen's world. The costume and interior decor depicted is reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry collected antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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