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        Excellent signed typed letter from Twain to Mr J Wylie Smith, Glasgow, dated Aug 8 1909. Recto only of 2 sheets 28 x 21 cms, with mailing folds, in original mailing envelope, addressed in Twain's hand, franked. The letter clearly written in response to a previous correspondence begins "My view of the matter has not changed. To wit, that Christian Science is valuable; that it has just the same value now that it had when Mrs. eddy stole it from Quimby; that its healing principle (its most valuable asset) possesses the same force now that it possessed a million years before Quimby was born; that Mrs Eddy, the fraud, the humbug, organized that force, and is entitled to high credit for that. Then, with a splendid sagacity, she hitched it to the shirt-tail of a religion, the surest of all ways to secure friends for it, and support. In a fine and lofty way -figuratively speaking- it was a tramp stealing a ride on the lightning express. Ah, how did that ignorant village-born peasant woman know the human ass so well? She has no more intellect than a tadpole..until it comes to business..then she is a marvel!", An excellent and important Twain letter.

      

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        A Song of the English Illustrated by W Heath Robinson

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Limited edition, no. 272 of 500 copies signed by Robinson, 4to, (xvi, 114) pp. 30 coloured plates tipped in with captioned tissues plus further black and white illustrations in the text. Original publisher's gilt decorated vellum, t.e.g., lacking the ties and with some light soiling and browning.

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        1909 Naval Review at Spithead

      This is a very interesting original framed watercolour painting by Frank Watson Wood of the 1909 Fleet Review at Spithead, Portsmouth with the combined Home and Atlantic Fleets with a list of the main ships in the review including RMA Implacable, Prince of Wales, Albion, H.M.S. Albemarle, Formidable, Cornwallis, Russell, Good Hope, Duke of Edinburgh, Argyll, Leviathan, Donegal, Berwick, Arrogant, King Edward VIII, Britannia, Hindustan, Dominion, Hibernia, New Zealand, Commonwealth, Africa, Shannon Warrior, Defence, Cochrane, Natal, Juno, Talbot, Assistance, Dreadnought, Bellerophon, Serpent, Temeraire, Lord Nelson, Agamemnon, Irresistible, Bulwark, Drake, Indomitable, Inflexible, Invincible, Minotaur, Isis, Dido, Cyclops, and Scouts, Destroyers, Torpedo Boats, Submarines the painting is signed Frank Wood, mounted in an old wood frame and measures 15 inches by 11 inches approx. Frank Watson Wood (1862-1953) commenced his career as a Royal Navy officer, and was described in 1907 as "naval artist, Portsmouth". He went on to become an internationally regarded watercolorist. The son of parents who resided in the High Street of Berwick-upon-Tweed, in August 1906 he sold King Edward VII a watercolour which he hung in the Royal Yacht. Queen Alexandra purchased at the same time a further three pictures, all associated with views taken during Cowes Regatta week. In November 1907 the Queen again purchased from him two large watercolours. Wood was in Bermuda in 1929 and 1931, and painted Admiralty House (since demolished) and Admiralty Cove, in those days the Headquarters of the America & West Indies Squadron (established 1 July 1927).

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        4 TLSs - 4 maschinenschriftliche Briefe mit Unterschrift. - Interessante Beilagen.

      Czernowitz 24.IX.1909 bis 24.II.1910. 6 Seiten (gr.-) 4. 2 mit gestempelten Briefkopf. Teilweise leicht fleckig. Mit den Umschlägen. August Böhm von Böhmersheim (1858-1930), österreichischer Geograph, Geologe und Paläontologe, arbeitete insbesondere über die Geomorphologie der Alpen von ihm stammt die noch heute übliche Einteilung der Ostalpen. - An den Geologen und Paläontologen Wilhelm Salomon-Calvi in Heidelberg über dessen Aussichten auf die vakante Professur für Mineralogie und Petrographie in Czernowitz.24.XI.1909. "... Als Referent der Commission, die der Facultät einen Vorschlag ... zu machen hat, habe ich mich nun an einige österreichische und reichsdeutsche Capacitäten des Faches gewendet ... Zu meiner nicht geringen Verwunderung ist mir nun von reichsdeutscher Seite übereinstimmend und an erster Stelle Ihr Name genannt worden, wobei ich wohl kaum zu betonen habe, dass die Verwunderung bei mir nur deshalb Platz griff, weil ich es mir wahrhaftig nicht hätte träumen lassen, dass wir Sie für Czernowitz gewinnen könnten. Es wurde mir aber geschrieben, dass dies vielleicht möglich wäre, da Sie sich in Heidelberg nicht recht wohl fühlten, dort manche Kränkung erlitten hätten usw.... Die ganze Universität - nicht nur unsere Facultät - bildet sozusagen eine einzige große Familie ich glaube nicht, dass ein solches Zusammenhalten wie hier, anderswo vorkommt. Dagegen will ich nicht verhehlen, dass ich zweifle, ob sich Ihre Frau Gemahlin in die hiesigen wirthschaftlichen Verhältnisse leicht hineinfinden würde die meisten, ja fast alle Frauen, die aus dem Westen hierher kommen, fühlen sich unglücklich - so auch meine Frau. Das ganze Geschäftsleben ist hier so unsolid. Uns Männer berührt dies weniger, aber die Frauen haben viel Ärger ..."31.XII.1909. "... Dass sich ... die Tschermak-Coterie sehr für Stark einsetzen wird, ist richtig, ... ebenso, wie man sich von anderer Seite sehr für Ippen bemüht. Aber diesen letzteren nehme ich überhaupt gar nicht in den Vorschlag. Ich kann Ihnen ja - vertraulich - mittheilen, wie ich den Vorschlag machen werde: I. Salomon / II. ex aequo Milch und Reinisch / III. Stark.Ganz zu vermeiden ist Stark nicht (habilitiert seit October), da er auch von den reichsdeutschen Oberbonzen sehr anerkannt wurde und obendrein Österreicher ist. Er ist gewiss ein sehr tüchtiger und vielversprechender Mensch, aber eben noch zu jung ..."15.II.1910. "... Ich wollte, ich könnte noch mehr in der Sache thun, denn ich hätte eine große Freude, wenn ich Sie zum Collegen bekäme ..."24.II.1910. "... Das Lied ist aus! Leider ist soeben vom Ministerium die Entscheidung gekommen, dass es Stark mit der Supplierung der Lehrkanzel betraut hat. Diese verdammte Sparwuth bei uns! Er bekommt nemlich nur 3000 K als 'Remuneration'. Wie ich mich ärgere, kann ich Ihnen gar nicht sagen ..."Beiliegend ein eigenh. Billett auf seiner gedruckten Visitenkarte, 4.VI.1909, und ein Telegramm Böhms. - Ferner beiliegend ein eigenh. Briefentwurf mit Unterschrift sowie 3 Abklatsche von eigenhändigen Briefen Salomon-Calvis, eigenh. Notizen in Kurzschrift u.a., sämtlich die Berufungssache betreffend.

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        3 ALS and 1 AQS.

      London, Prague, and Vienna, 1904-1909. - 4to and 8vo. Altogether 5 pp. To an unnamed friend, explaining why he is not able to sing the part of Barinkay in Johann Strauss's "The Gipsy Baron". - Leo Slezak, one of the most famous Wagnerian tenors, sang at the New York Met from 1909 onwards.

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        La Cuisine des Familles: Recueil hebdomadaire de Recettes d Actualite tres clairement expliquees, tres faciles a executer

      La Cuisine des Familles, Paris 1909 - Four quarto volumes. Publisher's(?) quarter purple morocco and marbled papercovered boards. Issues of this magazine bound into volumes by season: Printemps. Ete, Automne, and Hiver. 2484 pages with pagination as follows: Printemps: 154, [4]; 154, [4]; 416pp. Ete: 154, [4]; 154, [4]; 154, [4]; 178, [4]pp. Automne: 132, [2]; 64, [2]; 36, [2]; 154, [4]; 144; [2]; Hiver: 96, [2]; 108, [2]; 36, [2]; 154, [4]; 192pp. Pages toned, some small tears, scrape along the spine of one volume, corners bumped, overall a nice, very good set. Ex-historical society library copies, each with the bookplate of the Cookbook Collection of Beaumont Newhall, the historian, writer, and photographer, each with deaccession stamp (in addition to his other activities, Newhall wrote a regular newspaper column on cookery which were published as a book in 2009 as Beaumont's Kitchen).

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        Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, The

      London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1909. The "Final and Best-Known Edition" Limited To 750 Copies Signed By Rackham Bound by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. [GRIMM, Jakob and Wilhelm]. The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1909. Limited to 750 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no, 106. Large quarto (11 1/4 x 9 inches; 285 x 222 mm.). xv, [1], 325, [1, colophon] pp. Forty mounted color plates, all with captioned tissue guards printed in red, and forty-five drawings in black and white of which nine are full-page. Three color plates with very small and slight creases on lower corner, otherwise fine. Bound ca. 1989 by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full burgundy crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1909 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and decorative gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, Cockerel endpapers. A fine copy. "Reprinted from the 1900 edition, with added illustrations and larger pages" (Latimore and Haskell), and others redrawn and colored. "Rackham's illustrations to Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen or Poe show him at his most imaginative" (Hamilton, p. 11). "The first year of the new century marked a turning point in Rackham's career, for in it were published his original illustrations for Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm...The book was immediately successful, and its publication marked the beginning of Rackham's lasting fame. Two new editions were called for within ten years. At intervals from 1900 onwards Rackham worked on the original drawings, partially or entirely redrawing some of them on colour, adding new ones in colour and in back-and-white, and generally overhauling them as a set, until the final and best-known edition, of 1909, contained forty coloured illustrations and fifty-five line drawings...a comparison between the first and the last editions of his Grimm emphasizes the remarkable progress that Rackham made in a decade" (Hudson, p. 47-8). The great Christopher Lewis began his career at the internationally renowned Bayntun-Riviere Bindery of Bath, England, during the early 1960s as a finisher. In the 1970s, he established his own bindery and further developed his masterful inlay and gilt work, incorporating innovative painted highlights for heightened dramatic visual effect. Latimore and Haskell, p. 34. Riall, p. 97.

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        Psmith in the City

      Frontispiece and eleven plates by T.M.R. Whitwell. First edition. 8vo., original blue pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt. London, A. & C. Black.

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        Bericht über die Tätigkeit der zur Erforschung der Schlafkrankheit im Jahre 1906/07 nach Ostafrika entsandten Kommission.

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1909. Originalausgabe 319 S., 1 Karte Hardcover Sehr seltene Erstausgabe des von Robert Koch mitverfassten Berichtes über die Expedition nach Deutsch-Ostafrika zur Erforschung der Schlafkrankheit in den Jahren 1906/07. Halbleinen. Ehem. Bibliotheksex. m. Stempel und Signatur. Einband berieben und bestoßen, Buchrücken stark lädiert. Neubindung wird empfohlen. Titelei und vereinzelte Seiten eckknittrig. Fehlstelle auf S. 197/198 (kein Textverlust). Text und Abbildungen sauber. Akzeptabler Zustand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        A Song of the English.

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1909 - First edition, 4to., Limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by the artist, 30 tipped-in colour plates by W. Heath Robinson, some very light, occasional spotting to preliminary pages, original full vellum over boards with front cover pictorially stamped in dark green, red, and gilt and lettered in gilt and spine similarly decorated, replaced ribbon ties, top edge gilt, others untrimmed as published, a few minor marks and age-toning otherwise very good to near-fine. Comprising: I. A Song of the English, which first appeared in; 'The Seven Seas'; II. The Coastwise Lights; III. The Song of The Dead; IV. The Deep-Sea Cables; V. The Song of the Sons; VI. The Song of the Cities (Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, Rangoon, Singapore, Hong Kong, Halifax, Quebec and Montreal, Victoria, Capetown, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Hobart, Auckland); VII. Englands Answer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poesie di Gabriele D'Annunzio L'Isottèo – La Chimera

      MILANO: FRATELLI TREVES, 1909. Brossura. DISCRETO. 9,5 14,5. Opere di Gabriele D'Annunzio USATO

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        Five Months in the Himalaya. A record of mountain travel in Garhwal and Kashmir.

      London Arnold 1909 - First edition. 8vo, (26 x 17 cms), pp. xv, 263, numerous illustrations taken from photographs, some folding, all printed in blue tint, light foxing, 2 folding maps at rear, addendum slip present, original blue cloth gilt, light wear to foot of spine, a very good copy. Account of the 1907 expedition to Trisul in the Himalayas. A successful ascent. He also explored Kashmir, Khagan and the ranges in Garwhal. Neate M179; Yakushi M280a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Savage Club house dinner Capt. R. F. Scott in the chair June 10th 1909 Welcome to Lieut. E. H. Shackleton.

      1909 - Pictorial printed menu on card (35. 5 x 31 cm. approx.) with scenes by John Hassall and Charles Dixon, light frame stain to outer margins, contemporary wooden frame, an excellent example. A scarce piece of Antarctic ephemera commemorating Shackleton's return from his British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909), known today as the Nimrod Expedition. This expedition proved to be the making of Shackleton, encompassing as it did, the first ascent of Mount Erebus; the first (failed) experiment with an automated vehicle in the Antarctic, and, most importantly, the mapping of a viable route to the Pole. This dinner was a defining event in the fraught relationship between Scott and Shackleton. In proposing his rival's health, Scott indirectly referred to the state of near physical helplessness to which Shackleton had been reduced on the Discovery expedition by remarking: 'If I had a hand in rocking his Antarctic cradle, I am very proud of it.' The result was that Shackleton left abruptly after the dinner and did not return. 'Even in the determinedly convivial surroundings of the Savage Club, Shackleton did not wish to be talked of as a baby, especially by the man against whom he had fought so hard to erase the stigma of weakness.' (Roland Huntford, Shackleton, 1985, 1996 reprint, p. 305). John Hassall (21 May 1868 - 8 March 1948) was an English illustrator, well known for his advertisements and poster designs. He was a member of the Savage Club. Charles Edward Dixon (8 December 1872 - 12 September 1934) was a British maritime painter of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, whose work was highly successful and regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy. Several of his paintings are held by the National Maritime Museum and he was a regular contributing artist to magazines and periodicals.

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        Liberalism and the Social Problem

      Hodder and Stoughton, London., 1909. First edition. Octavo. pp xxiv, 414. Introduction by H.W. Massingham. A collection of speeches. Later fine binding by Bayntun (Rivière) of three quarter red morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, top edge gilt, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers. Fine.

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        THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE MERIDIANS FOR ACCUPUNCTURE FROM THE YELLOW EMPEROR'S AN

      - [China 20th century]. Hanging scroll, woodblock printed 35 x 117 cm., red Imperial seal at the top, plus 4 other red or cinnabar chops/seals, red accupuncture points hand-brushed in, an excellent example, nicely mounted. OBSCURE WORK ! This is a stunning and excellent work. It is woodblock printed by hand on hand-made mulberry paper. The image is 24.5 x 58.5 cm., and in excellent collector's condition. * The work illustrates a man with an Imperial Chinese seal above his head, it reads: "FROM THE YELLOW EMPEROR'S [Huang- Ti] ANCESTRAL HALL, THE ILLUSTRATION OF ACUPUNCTURE MERIDIANS." The title is woodblock printed in red at the far right, and reads: SHR ER JIN CHI JIN BAI MAI T'U: TWELVE CLASSICA OF MARVEL CANNON, ON THE EIGHT CHANNELS [of inferior] PULSES." Acupuncture points are indicated in red, while copious other "points" are indicated by black dots where the acupuncture needle should be inserted for maximum benefit. * PROVENANCE: The work was acquired directly from Prof. Richard C. Rudolph [1909-2003] the late, great author, professor and scholar of Chinese studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. His cinnabar chop is found in the lower right corner, above which is an unidentified collector's seal.** As per Ecke, this work was mounted as a hanging scroll or Kakejiku in the Japanese style. It has deep green brocade silk mountings of the highest quality, likely silk Prof. Rudolph collected in China during his 1948-49 collecting trip. Google him for copious details. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: * Tseng Yu-Ho Ecke: CHINESE FOLK ART II: In American Collect- ions, From Early 15th Century to Early 20th Century. See item #111, p.129, which is this exact item loaned by Prof. Rudolph to Ms. Ecke to photograph and use in this book. Per Ecke: "An exact duplicate of this print is found in Korea. It is published in Folkisme, Vol. 1, Seoul, by C.L. Strom, entitled "CHART OF HUMAN BODY. It is identified as a late Yi dynasty acupuncture textbook. However, the source of this textbook is not given." After the exhibition was finished, we acquired this and other items from this exhibition from Prof. Rudolph. It is interesting to note, that Prof. Rudolph did not impress his chop on this work until after it was photographed and put in the exhibition. **It was his practice to chop his items prior to sale. The academic question remains, just exactly who the other chop belonged to is still a mystery. Prof. Rudolph did use a variety of chops on his items. * Tseng Yu-Ho Ecke: CHINESE FOLK ART I: item # 59, p.92, 93, again this is the exact item we are listing. * LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART: "Member's Calendar" of July 1987 [vol.14, #7], discusses the exhibition of Chinese Folk Art to from August 2 -October 2, 1977, organized by Ms. Ecke [see that catalogue above this entry] * Ilza Veith: THE YELLOW EMPEROR'S CLASSIC OF INTERNAL MEDICINE. A translation of the first book on Chinese medicine HUANG TI NEI CHING SU WEN. See several entries under "acupuncture" and Huang-ti. p.58 et al. * Harmut Walraven: CATALOGUE OF CHINESE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE WELLCOME INSTITUTE FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE. See several entries for Huang-ti, and acupuncture: pp.35-38, items 67-71. *

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        Cérémonial approuvé par Sa Majesté l'Empereur pour la translation de la dépouille mortelle de feu Son Altesse Impériale Monseigneur le Grand-Duc Feldmaréchal Michel Nikolaévitch de Cannes à St-Pétersbourg.

      Trenke i Fiusno 1909 - Octavo (29.5 x 19.5 cm). 15, 15 pp. Original black cloth, Imperial double-headed eagle in embossed to upper cover; slightly rubbed, a small hole to spine. Fine example, with Imperial provenance and in its original Imperial binding, of this rare ceremonial program with text in Russian and French. Mikhail Nikolaevich Romanov (1832-1909) made a successful military carrier in Russia. In 1863 he was appointed a Commander of the First Caucasian Artillery regiment that was initially formed in 1837. Under his command the regiment took part in Russo-Turkish War 1877-8 and played significant role in the strategically important capture of the fortress Kars by the Russian forces. The present copy belonged to the own son of Mikhail Nikolaevich, the Grand Duke Mikhail Mikhailovich, who was a grandson of Nicholas I. He lived in exile first in the South of France and then in London, sent there by his first cousin Alexander III for his morganatic marriage with the granddaughter of Alexander Pushkin Countess Sophie of Merenberg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographische Charakterbilder aus der asiatischen Türkei und dem südlichen mesopotamisch-iranischen Randgebirge. (Puscht-i-kuh). Eine Darstellung der Oberflächengestalt, Bevölkerung, Siedlung und Wirtschaft.

      Hiersemann, Leipzig 1909. XIV. S. (Textheft) und 176 Originalaufnahmen auf 100 Lichtdrucktafeln und 2 (von 3 ) Karten, quer Groß 8°, Original-Leinen-Mappe, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit leichten Rückständen vom Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel und auf der Rückseite der Tafeln, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar mit sauberen Tafeln, Die Tafeln mit Goldschnitt versehen sind vollständig! Es fehlt Karte 1 (von 3 Karten). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Türkei, Iran, Persien, Orientalistik, Asien, Kleinasien, Vorderasien

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        Life of Maharaja Sir Jung Bahadur, . of Nepal, by his son the late General Pudma Jung Bahadur Rana

      Allahabad Pioneer Press 1909 - 8vo. (25.5 x 17.5 cm), 314 pp., 10 photogravure portrait plates, pencil inscription to half-title. Green cloth gilt, upper cover ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt, lower cover ruled and decorated in blind, letters and authors monogram gilt to spine, edges a little rubbed, overall a very good copy. Pencil inscription to half title: "Presented to W. G. Judge Esq. by Col. Gyan Jung Bahadur Rana, 8.3.11." - "son of author & grandson of King". Scarce account about the pro-British ruler. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the battle of Point Pleasant, fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River now Point Pleasant, West Virginia Monday, October 10th, 1774

      Charleston, WV: The Tribune printing company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1909. First Edition; Various. Hardcover. Brown cover. Title indented in cover. Some sun fading to cover and very light pencil marking in book. No ink. X library, but with no real damage. Rare early edition, not a reprint.. ; Photos .

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        ALS to Mr Gwatken

      Manuscript in ink. 4pp on a bifolium. 12mo. Browfort House, Devizes, nd but December

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        Collection of British Antarctic Expedition Postcards (1907-1909) advertising Plasmon Biscuits [8 cards]

      1909 - , mixed set from set 1 and set 2: Dr Forbes McKay (GA-2 Wharton); Joyce, Dogs & Penguins (GA-3 Wharton); Ponies on Arrival in Antarctic (GA-5 Wharton); Union Jack Hoisted at South Magnetic Pole (GA-7 Wharton); Farthest South, Queen's Flag Hoisted Lat. 88 23'S, Long.162 E (GA-9 Wharton); The Summit of Mount Erebus 13,350 ft High (GA-10 Wharton); Southern Depot Party with Dogs (GA-11 Wharton); The Return of the Southern Party (GA-12 Wharton). All cards have the facsimile note from Shackleton praising Plasmon Biscuits on the rear and one has a red two line advertisement as well. First Editions , all cards are foxed to the rear and have some staining around the edges, good condition , 9 cm x 14 cm Postcard ISBN:

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        Signed Original Ernest Shackleton Postcard

      undatedc 1909, Britain - , black and white portrait photo of Ernest Shackleton. The image is signed twice, once on the negative and printed in this form, and once in ink across the image. First Edition , reinforced with tape to edges of rear, part of top layer of rear of postcard torn away so that slight shadows of damage can be seen on front, good condition , card with printed photo on front , 14 cm x 9 cm Paperback SIGNED by Shackleton ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Undine

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1909. "A Masterpiece of Sympathetic Understanding" Edition de Luxe, Signed by the Artist Bound by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. FOUQUÉ, De La Motte. Undine. Adapted from the German by W.L. Courtney and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London / New York: William Heinemann / Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909. Edition de Luxe, limited to 1000 large-paper copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 373. Quarto (11 5/16 x 9 1/8 inches; 290 x 232 mm.). viii, 136 pp. Title-page printed in black and green. Fifteen color plates mounted on brown art paper, with captioned tissue guards. Thirty drawings in black and white. Half-title and last leaf very slightly browned, otherwise fine. Bound ca. 1987 by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full dark blue crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1909 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and decorative gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, Cockerel endpapers. A fine copy. "With the aqueous world of Undine Rackham found an opportunity to revive and develop his earlier art nouveau linear decorative drawing. especially in the need to incorporate waves and water currents in his pictures. He was thus able to connect a felicitious quality of decoration into his plates, was well as a new feeling for flat pattern which harks back to fin de siècle without being too openly mannered" (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p. 123). "Although the waves and eddies of Undine bear the mark of Art Nouveau, the work was still another step forward for Rackham, the unity of conception in the line drawings and the colour plates, the assertion of contrast in the moods of the heroine, rendering it a masterpiece of sympathetic understanding" (Hudson, p. 80). Latimore and Haskell p. 34. Riall p. 93.

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        Jean-François Raffaelli

      H. Floury. Peintre, graveur et sculpteur. Con oltre 100 illustrazioni nel testo e 33 tavole a piena pagina f.t. molte delle quali costituite da litografie e puntesecche originali dell'Artista. Ogni incisione è protetta da velina. 4to. pp. 240. . Molto buono (Very Good). . . . Rara monografia sul Raffaelli, con cronologia delle esposizioni dei suoi lavori sino al 1909 e catalogo delle incisioni originali.

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        De Figuris veneris. Suite de 19 gravures en couleurs et 1 frontispice [de Paul Avril].

      S.l. [Paris], s.e. [Ch. Hirsch]. 1909 - In-4° oblong, 19pl., 19ff, sous chemise, porte-folio cartonné d'éditeur à rabats et à liens. SUITE illustrant l'œuvre du Dr Forberg, "De Figuris Veneris" , éditée séparément et entièrement H.C. Non signée, elle est de Paul AVRIL, comprenant : 1 frontispice monté sur la couverture et 19 planches, chacune étant précédée d'une serpente légendée bilingue (latin ou grec et français), avec renvoi à la tomaison et à la pagination de l'ouvrage de Forberg. Les compositions sont tirées en chromolithographie, avec de rehauts au pochoir. Edition limité à 175 ex. numérotés. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Is Shakespeare Dead? - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1909 - A most attractive first edition, first State, without inserted leaves pertaining to Greenwood's The Shakespeare Problem Restated. Just about Fine condition, top edges gilt, many pages still unopened. In the original, Near Fine dust-jacket, minute chipping along edges. Scarce in the original dust jacket. BAL 3509; Mark Twain's interest in the "Shakespeare question", was reignited in 1908 when he read The Shakespeare Problem Restated. Twain was intrigued by Greenwood's argument that, while there is no evidence that Shakespeare the actor had any familiarity with the law, the author of the plays must have been a lawyer.; [viii], 149, [5] pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der Pharmakognosie. 3 Teile und Register in 7 Bänden (komplett). Erster Band (in 2 Bänden): Allgemeine Pharmakognosie; Zweiter + dritter Band (in zusammen 4 Bänden): Spezielle Pharmakognosie.

      Leipzig, Tauchnitz 1909-1927. - 1072 S. - 1625 S.; -1176 S. - 252 S. (Register). Mit insgesamt 119 Tafeln, 14 teils farb. Karten u. 1170 Abbildungen im Text, Bedeutendes Standardwerk, vor allem geschätzt wegen der zahlreichen und ausführlichen pharmaziegeschichtlichen Abhandlungen. - Alexander Tschirch (1856-1939) war Prof. der Pharmakognosie, sowie der pharmazeutischen und gerichtlichen Medizin an der Medizinischen Fakultät in Bern. Hier das Lebenswerk des berühmten Forschers, "das Auskunft selbst über die obsoletesten und unbekanntesten Drogen gibt." "hat hier Tschirch in seither nicht wieder erreichter Vollständigkeit alles zusammengefaßt, was zur Kenntnis der Arzneidrogen beitragen kann" (Zekert, Berühmte Apotheker). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 14800 4°, Original-Halblederbände m. Rückentiteln u. etwas Rückenvergoldung (Registerband Original-Leinen), Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes, vollständiges Exemplar, 1. Auflage, 3 Bände und Register in 7 Bänden,.

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        Geographische Charakterbilder aus der asiatischen Türkei und dem südlichen mesopotamisch-iranischen Randgebirge. (Puscht-i-kuh). Eine Darstellung der Oberflächengestalt, Bevölkerung, Siedlung und Wirtschaft.

      Hiersemann, Leipzig 1909 - XIV. S. (Textheft) und 176 Originalaufnahmen auf 100 Lichtdrucktafeln und 2 (von 3 ) Karten, Die Tafeln mit Goldschnitt versehen sind vollständig! Es fehlt Karte 1 (von 3 Karten). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1540 quer Groß 8°, Original-Leinen-Mappe, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit leichten Rückständen vom Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel und auf der Rückseite der Tafeln, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar mit sauberen Tafeln,

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        China. Its Marvel and Mystery.

      London, George Allen & Sons, 1909. 4to. Original blue cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt; top edge gilt; pp. xiii, 202, [2], facsimile and colour-plate with captioned tissue guards; extremities a little rubbed, minor spotting to text, otherwise a cood copy. Rare first edition. Liddell was a successful Cornwall artist who travelled to Chinain order to paint, mainly in Hongkong, Canton, Macao, Shanghai, Hangchow and Beijing with a short excursion to Japan. The original paintings used for illustrating the book sell now for about £3000. The narrative is that of a curious and and unprejudiced visually minded traveller. On Hangchow Settlement he remarks 'words fail to describe all the beautiful scenes in this part of China' (p. 67). Thank goodness he was a painter, and colour printing of good quality had been invented.

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        FISIOLOGIA DE L'AMORE MODERNO

      Società editrice Partenopea, NAPOLI 1909 - ITALIANO Frammenti postumi di un'opera di Claudio Larcher raccolti e pubblicati da Paolo Bourget suo esecutore testamentario; prima versione italiana di Federico Verdinois. Brossura in ottimo stato di conservazione presenta solo pagine ingiallite e sporadiche piccole mancanze ai margini in alcune pagine che non ledono però la leggibilità del testo. Coperta originale nascosta da una non originale incollata, recante comunque titolo e sommario del testo con apposta firma d'appartenenza.

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        Three years in Tibet

      First edition. Printed by Annie Besant at The Vasanta Press. The Theosophist Office. Adyar, Madras. Theosophical Publishing Society, Benares and London. 1909. Octavo. xv, 719pp. Photo frontis., 10 further photogravures (one folding), 63 text illustrations. Original cloth, rubbed to edges. Toning to free endpapers. Wear to creases of folding plate. Hinges cracked but firm.Provenance: Signature of K. Douglas Fox, Bath, 1910 to half title.Miss Kathleen Douglas Fox d. 1935. Author, Secretary of the Blavatsky Lodge Theosophical Society.

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        A History of Ottoman Poetry [from volume two onwards:] Edited by Edward G. Browne.

      London, Luzac & Co., 1900-1909. Six volumes, large 8vo. Original cloth, spines lettered in gilt, volume one with crescent and star blocked in gilt onto front cover; volume six with portrait in sepia photogravure, Osmanli printing in the text; light discolouration to cloth, internally evenly a little browned, due to paper stock, uncut and largely unopened. Very rare good and complete set of the first edition of one of the most comprehensive histories of Ottoman poetry, from the beginnings to the early 20th century. A man of independent means, the Scottish Ottomanist Gibb (1857-1901) 'lived the life of a scholarly recluse, rarely going further from London than Glasgow to stay with his parents. He never visited Turkey or any other part of the Ottoman empire, although he spoke and wrote Ottoman Turkish with a degree of fluency much admired by his Ottoman associates in London and Constantinople. An amiable, generous, and modest scholar, he acquired through wide reading a profound sympathy with Islamic mysticism and a deep understanding of its role in Ottoman literary expression. He joined the London-based Royal Asiatic Society about 1881, and shortly thereafter its French counterpart, La Société Asiatique de Paris. Gibb's early, minor works established his reputation but have been almost completely eclipsed by his magnum opus, A History of Ottoman Poetry (6 vols., 1900-1909, reprinted 1958-67), on which he worked almost exclusively from about 1887 onwards. The first volume, containing an introduction to the whole subject, intended to be as useful to students of Arabic and Persian as to those of Turkish literature, and an account of the earlier period of Ottoman poetry (1300-1450), was published in 1900. In November 1901, while he was putting the final touches to the second volume, he became ill with scarlet fever, of which he died on 5 December 1901 at his home, 15 Chepstow Villas, Bayswater. He was buried at Kensal Green cemetery on 9 December, his funeral being attended by the Turkish poet 'Abdülhak Hamid and other Muslim friends and admirers. He was survived by his wife. On Gibb's death, the remainder of his History of Ottoman Poetry, although not complete, was in an advanced stage of preparation. The subsequent five volumes were brought out under the editorship of his close colleague and friend, Edward Granville Browne. Volumes two, three, and four continue the chronological discussion begun in the first volume of poets of the "Old or Asiatic School" who wrote under the dominant influence of Persian poetic styles, creating a "purely artificial" idiom "entirely distinct" from the spoken language (Gibb, 1.129). Gibb's sample translations into English were consciously designed to reflect this esoteric artificiality, paralleling almost exactly the metre, rhyme, allusions, and archaisms of the Ottoman originals. In this he was at pains to demonstrate the sincerity and dexterity of Ottoman poets working within a restricted compass, whose art was considered by European and later Ottoman scholars as almost wholly imitative and therefore unworthy of serious study. Volume five, left half finished by Gibb, treats briefly of the "New or European School" of Ottoman poetry dating from the mid-nineteenth-century Tanzimat reform era, a time in which poetry and politics alike were dominated by western European, particularly French, influences. Gibb was particularly appreciative of contemporary Ottoman verse, which had undergone a "marvellous transformation" and "become for the first time natural and personal" (Gibb, 1.133-4). Volume five also contains detailed indexes to the entire work. Volume six prints the Ottoman texts of all the poems translated by Gibb in the History. Gibb's History was the first, and remains the only, study in English of the full range of Ottoman "élite" poetry (the lesser known folk poetry lay outside his interest) ... A century after its first publication, Gibb's work remains a standard reference, particularly for his explanations of the wealth of cultural and mystical allusions integral to the poetry of the Old School' (ODNB). Volume VI contains the Turkish originals written in Arabic script, and a rather ineresting preface by the editor Edward Granville Browne, Orientalist and expert on Sufism, as well as founder of the E. J. W. Gibb Memorial Fund. Browne, recently returned from Turkey, commented positively on the Younk Turkish Movement, Riza Tevfiq Bey (Bölükbasi), the 'philosopher' of the movement, and Kemal Bey, later to be known as Atatürk.

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        Orthodoxy

      London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1909. First American Edition. Near Fine. It is not easy to distinguish between the first English and first American editions. Both list as publishers: New York: John Lane Company / London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. The British first edition lists London above New York and the American edition lists New York above London. Also the British edition, on the page opposite the title page, has a list "by the same author" which has 5 lines. The American first has 8 lines in this location.Red cloth boards with gilt text on the front cover and spine. 299pp. We do not know if there was a dust wrapper. Both copies in the Wade Center collection do not have dust wrappers. Book is now protected by a mylar wrapper.A marvelous copy, very nearly fine. Just the slightest wear at some extremities and a previous owner's name nicely writ on the first blank end sheet.

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        Photograph.

      [Worcester, September 1909]. - 203:252 mm. A later print of a group portrait of some 40 American psychologists with Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung, taken during Freud's only lecture series in the United States in September 1909. A caption indentifies 26 of these scholars, including Henry H. Goddard (1866-1957; second row, at right). - Freud's lecture series is still regarded as the starting point of psychoanalytic research in the U,S.

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        The Game of British East Africa.

      Horace Cox, London., 1909. First edition. Quarto. pp xii, 310, [8] adverts. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Original green crocodile-skin textured cloth lettered in gilt. Gilt patterned endpapers. Prelims a little spotted. Very good indeed.

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        JOANNES AUSTRIACUS CAROLI V. F. [BELGII GUBERNATOR] [Juan I of Austria (1547-1578)]

      Bust profile, looking to right shoulder; within an oval frame and an elaborate outer border of arms and instruments of war; the portrait is on a separate plate from the outer border on a tablet below it 'JOANNES AUSTRIACUS GAROLI V. F. / [BELGII GUBERNATOR]', numbered on the top right: 'fol. 402'. Signed on the outer border, on the bottom left: 'ALoemans sculp.' (AL monogrammed). The outer plate was used for other portraits, see the 'Portrait of Giovan Luigi Vitelli' at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam [RP-P-1909-4523]. The plate with the portrait was misplaced so the lower line of text is not entirely visible. Engraving on paper, two plates, no external margins; interior plate: 121 x 91 mm; total: 263 x 158 mm. Not in Hollstein.PP01JI (Juan I of Austria)

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        Lebende Marmor-Bildwerke, dargestellt an den Schönheit-Abenden in Berlin von Olga Desmond und Adolf Salge. Photographiert von Hofphotograph Skowraneck. Berlin, Neue Photographische Gesellschaft, [1909?]. Oflugelmappe.

      Elf 'Original Bromsilber Photographien' von Desmond und Salge, vorstellende nackte Marmorbilden, mit 4 pag. text von Max Thielert.

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        The Game of British East Africa.

      London: Horace Cox,, 1909. Large quarto. Original green crocodile-skin-textured cloth over bevelled boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt, vignette to front cover in black, textured gold and black endpapers. 46 half-tone photographic plates, 3 plates of sketch-maps, 4 from drawings of animal tracks. Contemporary Christmas gift inscription to half-title. Tips bumped, occasional foxing to leaves in vicinity of plates, the plates clean, that facing p. 14 slightly creased. A very good copy. First edition of this "handsome volume that examines wild game, its habitat and spoor within Kenya, Uganda, and the eastern Congo regions. Stigand observes game traits on the plains, and in the bush and forested areas, detailing animal movements, coloration and even preservation of game. There are interesting chapteres comparing hunting big game to shooting, and also on stalking" (Czech). Stigand (1877-1919) was commissioned into the Royal West Kent Regiment in 1899, serving in Burma and Somaliland before travelling to British East Africa with the King's African Rifles in 1901. He joined the Egyptian Army in 1910 and was given control of the Lado Enclave on the Upper White Nile, later serving as governor of the entire Upper Nile province from 1917 to 1918. In 1919 he was appointed governor of Mongalla, modern-day South Sudan, and was killed on patrol the same year during the Aliab Dinka uprising.

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        A Wine of Wizardry and Other Poems

      A. M. Robertson San Francisco 1909 - First Edition, First Issue Binding (2,000 copies printed). BAL 18751. Sterling was Jack London's best friend. By World War I, he would be known as the King of Bohemia and the poet laureate of San Francisco. In an accompanying essay to "A Wine of Wizardry," Abrose Bierce claimed not only that Sterling "is a very great poet - incomparably the greatest we have on this side of the Atlantic" but also that the poem itself ranked with those of Keats, Coleridge and Rossetti. Sterling's commitment to the metered and rhythmic confines of 19th century Romantic poetry placed him starkly at odds with the emerging free-verse and subjective inclinations of the modern poetry movement in Europe and the United States. Indeed, Sterling's work was consistently roasted by modernists, most notably Harriet Monroe, the influential founder and editor of the journal Poetry, who characterized Sterling's poetry as "the frippery of a by-gone fashion." By the time Sterling committed suicide in November 1926, in his Bohemian Club digs on Taylor Street, he had completed more than a dozen volumes of poetry and verse dramas, published in virtually every major literary magazine of his day and had been included in several major poetry anthologies, including Monroe's "The New Poetry" (1917). He also became a fine and widely published critic and essayist. Near Fine but for fading to spine cloth, in Good dustjacket, evenly chipped along top edge, inch chip off top spine end, chipping at lower front flap corner. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        William Shakespeare. Ein Sommernachtstraum. Übersetzt von A. W. v. Schlegel mit Bildern von Arthur Rackham. Textversion von Rudolf Fischer.

      München: Bruckmann 1909 - 132 S. Originalbütten mit s/w. Abb. i. Text u. farb. Taf. montiert auf braunem Karton m. Originalhemdchen m. Titel. - ohne das Verschlussbändchen, Ebd. fleckig, Buchrücken an den Kapitälen etw. eingerissen, 1 Bl. m. Randeinriss, 1 Bl. m. kl. Randfehlstelle, wenige S. etw. fleckig, -- Die Auflage beträgt 1001 Exemplare. Dies ist Nr. 491. Die Zeichnungen für Titel u. Einband fertigte Ottomar Starke an, die Einbände wurden von R. Oldenbourg hergestellt. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600 OPergament m. Rückenvergold. 30x23 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Teilnachlaß mit ca. Aufnahmeurkunden und Ehrendiplome.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1861-1909. - Verschiedene Formate von 4to bis Imperial-Folio. Hermann Goethe, ein Verwandter von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Gründer des Gartenbauvereins des Großherzogtums Baden und des Verbandes rheinischer Gartenbauvereine, übersiedelte 1871 nach Österreich und gründete im folgenden Jahr die Marburger Landes-, Obst- und Weinbauschule (heute Maribor, Slowenien). Seit 1886 wirkte Goethe als Privatdozent an der Hochschule für Bodenkultur in Wien. "Goethe erwarb sich besondere Verdienste um die Einführung der amerikanischen Rebe und um die Bekämpfung der Reblaus in Österreich" (ÖBL II, 19). Folgende Ernennungen liegen u. a. vor: Verein zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den preußischen Staaten (1861), Gesellschaft für Botanik und Gartenbau in Sachsen (1862), Obstbauverein für Dresden (1863), Landeswirtschaftlicher Verein im Großherzogtum Baden (1865), Verein nassauischer Land- und Forstwirte (1869), Gartenbau- Gesellschaft Frankfurt (Ehrenmitglied 1870); Weltausstellung Wien, Medaille für Mitarbeiter (1873), Trierischer Pomologen Congress (1874), Gartenbauverein Großherzogtum Baden (Ehrendiplom 1874), ders. (Ehrenmitgliedschaft 1874), Slawonischer Gartenbauverein (1877), Verein Genf (1878), Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft Wien (1885), Zweigverein Weinbau Gumpoldskirchen (Ehrenmitglied 1887), Görzische Agrargesellschaft (Ehrenmitglied 1890), Verleihung des Ritterkreuzes des Franz Joseph -Ordens, m. e. U. des Kaisers (1897), Statuten und Gedenkblatt, Stadtgemeinde Baden (Anerkennungsurkunde 1909). - Zwei der Dokumente für seinen Sohn Karl Goethe: Verleihung des Ritterkreuzes des Franz Joseph-Ordens (1911), Gedenkblatt, sowie Urkunde zum Kriegskreuz für Zivilverdienste II. Klasse (1917).

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        Tono-Bungay

      Macmillan, London 1909 - London: Macmillan. 1909. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Signed by author H. G. Wells on half title with a delightful paraph beneath (seldom seen signed). A tight, square copy in the original green cloth stamped in gilt and blind, top edge gilt (slight discoloration to cloth; minor wear; offset to endpapers). Signed: I Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue spécial illustré de 1489 figures. Ophtalmologie

      Paris, 1909, in-8, front, 303 et (1) pages, exemplaire broché, Catalogue illlustré. Ce catalogue spécialisé est très rare et très recherché

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        LES DEMI-VIERGES Illustrations en deux tons noir et sanguine par Joseph Marius AVY Gravées à l?eau-forte par Delzers Pennequin & Thévenin

      1909 - Paris A. Romagnol « Librairie de la Collection des dix » 1909 1 vol. in-4 plein maroquin brun orné de triple filets dorés encadrant des filets à froid interrompus dos orné dans le même style filets dorés et à froid intérieurs doublures et gardes de moire pistache tête dorée non rogné (reliure signée de GRUEL) Etui couverture et dos conservés édition illustrée de compositions en deux tons noir & sanguine dont 8 planches hors-texte de J. Marius Avy gravées à l?eau-forte par Delzers Pennequin & Thévenin exemplaire tiré à 300 ex. celui-ci est un des 190 ex. sur papier vélin de cuve à un seul état de toutes les planches. Quelques frottements sur les bords de l?étui tout le reste est dans un Etat SUPERBE [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Explorations in Central Asia, 1906-1908. [On title: Separat-Abdruck aus den "Földrajzi Közlemények" Band XXXVII., Heft 5-7.]

      [S.n.], [Budapest] 1909 - First English separate edition. Text in English. In publisher's printed wrappers. 28 p. First English separate edition of Stein's report on his second major expedition to Central Asia between 1906 and 1908. The text is the translation of the paper Stein read at the Hungarian Geographical Society, on April 23 and 26, 1909, as it is stated on the first page. Although it reads on the cover in German, that this is a separate offprint, it is misleading because in "Földrajzi Közlemények" the paper was published in Hungarian (supposedly the cover title of the Hungarian edition was - by mistake - also translated and for some reason not into English but German). The first English journal edition (with slightly different text) is the one in Geographical Journal (for July and September 1909) which is the text of Stein's lecture to the Royal Geographical Society meeting of 8 March 1909. Sir Marc Aurél Stein (1862-1943) was a Hungarian born British archaeologist, mainly concerned with exploring ancient Central Asia. Member of "The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire" as Knight Commander (KCIE), and Fellow of British Academy. He made four major expeditions to Central Asia in 1900, 1906-1908, 1913-1916 and 1930. His greatest discovery was made at Mogao Caves, also known as "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas", near Dunhuang in 1907. The Stein collection (mostly manuscripts and other relics) has been placed in the British Library, the British Museum, and partly to the Srinagar Museum and the National Museum in New Delhi. Wrappers restored. Pages with traces of creasing. Otherwise in very good condition. In publisher's printed wrappers First English separate edition. Text in English. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Földrajzi és régészeti kutatások Bels?-Ázsiában. (1906-1908.) Irta Stein Aurél dr. [Explorations in Central Asia, 1906-1908.]

      [S.n.], [Budapest] 1909 - First Hungarian separate edition. Short note in pencil probably by Stein's hand on front cover "A szerz? megbízásából" (Author's commission). In publisher's printed wrappers. 30 p. First Hungarian separate edition of Stein's report on his second major expedition to Central Asia between 1906 and 1908. Stein read the paper at the Hungarian Geographical Society, on April 23 and 26, 1909 and it was first published in "Földrajzi Közlemények" (Vol. 37 no. 7-8, 1909. pp. 281-94; 329-44 ). This is its offprint edition with separate page numbers. Subsequently, an English translation was also published in Hungary. Sir Marc Aurél Stein (1862-1943) was a Hungarian born British archaeologist, mainly concerned with exploring ancient Central Asia. Member of "The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire" as Knight Commander (KCIE), and Fellow of British Academy. He made four major expeditions to Central Asia in 1900, 1906-1908, 1913-1916 and 1930. His greatest discovery was made at Mogao Caves, also known as "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas", near Dunhuang in 1907. The Stein collection (mostly manuscripts and other relics) has been placed in the British Library, the British Museum, and partly to the Srinagar Museum and the National Museum in New Delhi. Front cover rubbed. Small damage to the tail of spine. Inside clean and firm. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's printed wrappers First Hungarian separate edition. Short note in pencil probably by Stein's hand on front cover "A szerz? megbízásából" (Author's commission). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Gullivers Travels 12 ill Arthur Rackham 1909 SIGNED LIMITED ED

      J.M.Dent and E.P. Dutton Company 1909 - The book is in good condition. There is an inscription in the front and the back of the book and no bookplates or markings of any other kind. There is some darkening and light wear to the outside boards. There are a few marks to the spine. This book contains all 12 of Rackham's original prints, with none missing, removed, or loose. They are all in excellent condition. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. Limited edition of only 750 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. A rare find complete with many beautiful illustrations. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Spécialité d'installations de pharmacies, fournitures pour laboratoires, accessoires pour pharmacies

      Paris, 1909, in-8, 30, (2)pp, br, Catalogue illustré de Tissier, le successeur de l'ancienne Maison Acloque, Vimeux, Collin et Bertin fondée en 1761

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        Handbook of British Guiana, 1909. Comprising General and Statistical Information Concerning the Colony.

      

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