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        The Explorer

      New York: Baker and Taylor. 1909. First. First American edition, from British sheets. Slightly cocked, very near fine, lacking the rare dustwrapper. The novelization of a 1903 play which had been rejected, but which Maugham revised and which was eventually published in 1912. It was also the basis for the first of over 60 films derived from Maugham's works: a 1915 five reel picture by George Meldford with screenplay by William C. de Mille and featuring Lou Tellegen. A pretty copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Chicago: W. B. Conkey Company, [1909]., 1909. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Original pictorial, decorated cloth, (1) 363 pp., preface, illustrated, frontispiece, [portrait], 19.9 x 14.4 cm. A well-regarded series of sketches of West Texas in the late nineteenth century, with much on Shackelford County and Fort Griffin, cattle ranching and outlaws. Six Score 95 says, "This book has become rare because a prominent ranching family felt themselves slandered by some remarks in it and destroyed all the copies they could purchase." Herd 1982 says, " Wild days of the cowboy and buffalo hunter around Fort Griffin, Texas." Six Guns 1923 says, "A history of Fort Griffin, Texas, in its wild days, containing material on the early life of John Selman and John Larn." A hint of wear to foot of spine and a tiny bump to fore-edge of rear cover, else a near fine, bright, tight copy.

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      Constable and Company Ltd. 1909 - 1st thus 1909. Fair condition with no wrapper. Originally published by Freemantle in 1900, Constable purchased the copyright and reissued this sumptuous version with revised, redrawn and recoloured illustrations. Crimson cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 40 exquisite tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Red and grey pictorial endpapers. Top edge red. 325 pages. Title on front cover and spine is "Grimm's Fairy Tales". Spine is damaged - 3.5" split to edge of front cover at base, 1.5" to centre of spine at top. Spine also slightly faded. One plate (opposite page 28) is detached, one opposite page 90 is creased, all others present and mostly in fine condition. Tissue-guard for frontis is missing, a couple of others are loose with ragged edges. Foxing and some fingering to contents. A good copy of a scarce Rackham edition. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - S/L. [Lisboa?]. Janeiro, Fevereiro e Março de 1909. In fólio (de 35 x43 cm) com 30 desenhos. Encadernação da época inteira de marroquin azul com ferros a ouro na lombada, nas esquadrias da pasta anterior, e ferros rolados nas conchas interiores. Corte das folhas em azul. Pasta anterior com super-libris armoriado na pasta anterior com as armas reais portuguesas. Folhas de guarda revestidas em seda moirée. Desenhos a tinta-da-china sobre papel (25x25cm e 25x30 cm) colados nas folhas de cartolina azul do album, retratando figuras e personalidades dos últimos anos da monarquia portuguesa. Álbum bem conservado e valioso para a história do penúltimo ano do regime monárquico. Os desenhos, gravados [?] por Dumas, estão assinados por José João (??), e legendados manualmente a lápis com um texto alusivo à figuras representadas de grande comicidade. Alguns desenhos representam a figura do ministro João Franco de Castelo Branco. Todavia ainda não foi possível identificar o autor que assina estas caricaturas e a publicação onde terão sido publicadas. Location/localizacao: 2-2-B-1

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        Irish Tour: Also Glasgow, Edinburgh, Paris and London (SIGNED)

      Jobson Printing & Mfg. Co, Louisville, KY 1909 - First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author to a member of the tour group. 8vo. [104] pp. Handcolored illuminated title page. Red decorative borders & ruling to each page; red & black initials. 22 tipped-in duotone photo-illustrations depicting scenery, people, various monuments, etc. taken during the tour. Green cloth with gilt & green title label affixed to front board. Some ink notations in author's hand. It is not known how many copies of this title were printed by the author, most likely the number is small. No copies at auction in the past 30 years; no copies listed in OCLC/WorldCat, scarce thus. Wear to covers; hinges cracked but holding; a good copy. A unique printed journal of an 7 week European tour beginning in Cincinnati during the summer of 1908. The group included 4 young women and the author. Jobson presents a detailed picture of their time crossing the ocean on the SS Merion, entertaining themselves with playing games such as cards, checkers and shuffleboard, watching porpoises and flying fish, engaging in conversations with fellow passengers and generally relishing in "the entire freedom from the thousand and one small worries of a business life. Here there isn't a single thing that you just have to do, and yet there is just enough interest to make the time between meals pass quickly." The remainder of their trip is spent touring various countries and visiting monuments and museums. The author shares many stories & detailed observations about touring with multiple friends in the opening days of the 20th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1909. Sextodecimo. Original red moiré cloth, titles and decorations to spine and front board gilt, pictorial label to front cover, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. Erased gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, slight rubbing to extremities, light offsetting to pp. 8-9; an excellent copy. First edition, deluxe issue.

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        Arizona Kicker Newspaper- Tombstone, Arizona, August 1909; Arizona Kicker Mock-Up; Arizona Kicker Newsstand Placard

      Tombstone, AZ: William Hattich. Very Good. 1909. Newspaper. A set of three newspaper items from the early 20th century from the legendary boomtown, Tombstone, Arizona. Includes the Arizona Kicker newspaper from August, 1909, a planning mock-up and a newsstand placard, both for said newspaper. The "Arizona Kicker" newspaper is an issue from August 1909, first published by Stanley C. Bagg in 1893 as the midweek edition of the "Tombstone Prospector" newspaper. William Hattich took over the "Tombstone Prospector" and with it, the "Arizona Kicker," in 1895. From that point the "Arizona Kicker" was issued irregularly until 1909. Item 1: "Arizona Kicker" newspaper has 8 pages, is 15" tall and has black text and illustrations. Pages are not numbered and the two leaves laid in the newspaper have the same content (duplicates). It is in very good condition with browning to all pages and moderate chipping on edges of first page and light chipping to edges on all other pages. The headline of the August, 1909 issue was "We Have Been Sued," and other stories include "The Kicker Rules," "Musicale in Godless Gulch" and many more. Item 2: A planning mock-up for the "Arizona Kicker," a scarce item. The mock-up is 16 1/2" tall, 34 pages, and is in good condition. The mock-up has some pages with stories (cuts) tipped in while some pages are not complete. The first page has many tears around all edges with an ink stain across the center of the page. All other pages are in good condition with light chipping and browning. The issued associated with this planning mock-up is unknown. The mock-up has the headline story (cut 1) being called "We are sued" with a cartoon that has many similarities to the cartoon found in the August 1909 issue, but the rest of the content doesn't coincide with the 1909 issue. Item 3: Blue newsstand placard with black text, 11" wide by 5" tall. It is in very good condition with moderate chipping and dampstains to right corner. There is no date associated with this placard, but it reads "Arizona Kicker, You want it! Subscriptions taken here." The price for a subscription was "50 cts for 3 months" or "$2 per annum." Please call to request more images. .

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        Typed Letter Signed

      , 1909. 1909. Signed. PEARY, Robert E. Typed Letter Signed to Stanley Gray. Washington, DC: 17 December 1909. Two quarto leaves (8-1/2 inches by 11 inches), typed on rectos, 1-1/2 pages. With original typed envelope. $4800.Extraordinary and revealing typed letter signed from Peary to Stanley Gray, written shortly after Peary

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        One Day from the Diary of a Stag, January 29, 1846, dedicated by permission to the Countess of Stradbroke, by Mrs. David Hanbury. With Illustrations by Edward Robert Smyth: Plate I: "Stag Hunting in the Olden Time" / Plate II: "The Meet at Kesgrave" / Plate III: Wolsey's Gate" / Plate IV: "The Stag crossing the Orwell" / Plate V: "Bishops Hill" / Plate VI: "The Stag in Distress".

      Oblong Folio. 7 pages with 6 original, handcoloured etchings. Later 19th century binding (half leather with gilt lettering on spine). With original, illustrated wrapper bound in the rear. The beautiful binding with only minor signs of wear. One of the plates with some stronger wear in the outer margins only. Very minor traces of foxing only. Excellent condition of this extremely rare sporting book. This the scarce coloured edition. [Schwerdt I, p. 228: "A discussion between a young lady and her sporting lover on the cruelty of modern stag hunting illustrated with attractive plates". / An entry in an auction catalogue of THE ANDERSON AUCTION COMPANY from 1909 reads: "A Sporting Book seldom offered for Sale"] Edward Robert Smythe was one of the foremost painters of the Suffolk School. After early aspirations of a military life he became an artist, and worked in Ipswich alongside artists such as Robert Burrows, and his brother Thomas (1825-1906). In 1840 Smythe moved to Norwich, and is said to have worked with John Sell Cotman. He was undoubtedly influenced by several Norwich School artists, such as his friend Frederick Ladbrooke. His work attracted commissions from eminent patrons such as the Earl of Cardigan, and the Greene family.

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        Foundations Of German

      New York, New York: American Book Company, 1909 To be over a hundred years old, this book is in remarkably good condition. There is some wear to the cover and the corners are worn and bent. There is writing on the inside front cover and the first page.There are also markings on the pages inside the book. Tanning of pages. A beginner's book for the study of the German language. From the German alphabet, quantity and pronunciation, division of words into syllables, and German script, this begginers book provides lessons and exercises.

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      Heinemann, London 1909 - Beautifully rebound in red leather with gilt titles, 5 raised bands at spine, marbled endpages. Includes all fifteen tipped on Rackham color plates, all free from creases or other faults, with titled tissue guards , one tissue guard with horizontal crease, one tissue guard loose, Near Fine, overall a quite lovely book indeed ! Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

      Constable and Company, Ltd., London - 1909. Large thick quarto. The limited signed edition, one of only 750 copies. Illustrated with 40 full-page mounted color plates and numerous b/w illustrations by Rackham. Beautifully bound in full black morocco: spine with raised bands, a red morocco title label and richly gilt in compartments. Marbled endpapers: top edges gilt, others uncut. Spine just slightly mellowed to a dark gray, else a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Friedrich Fennel: Eight color lithographs of Cassel (Kassel).

      Cassel (Hof-Buchhandlung, Cassel). C. Vietor: Court Bookshop. Eight color lithographs, images 14 x 10 1/2 inches on sheet size 15 1/4 x 12 inches. There is a very light damp stain (3 inches wide and 1/8 inch high) on the lower margin of two prints, outside the image and well below the image title. Apart from this, the prints are in excellent condition. SOLD AS A SET OF 8. Eight attractive color lithographs by F. Fennel all signed in the image, with one plate both signed and dated (1909) in the image. These lithographs are primarily architectural studies depicting prominent buildings or picturesque sites that identify the city. The titles of the prints are as follows: Rathaus; Am Naturalienmuseum; An Der Fulda; Am Castell; Theater; Renthof; Am Marställerplatz; Töpfenmarkt. Each image is labeled below the image on the left, Original Steinzeichnung von F. Fennel, Cassel. The eight lithographs in this set comprise beautiful and evocative images of turn of the twentieth century Kassel.

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        Ohne Titel [Vögel mit Birke im Abendlicht]. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1909 - 20 x 29 cm, gerahmt., Gereinigt und restauriert. Links unten signiert. Leider habe cih übr den Lieblang 1600 gr. Schlagworte: Gemälde - vor 1945 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le sous-sol

      First edition in French, one of 10 numbered copies on Hollande paper, the only large paper copies.Spine with a few discreet repairs, a well-margined, unsophisticated copy.Very rare. Charpentier Paris 1909 15,5x19cm broché

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        The Heart of the Antarctic, Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909

      London, William Heinemann, 1909. First Edition. Hard Cover. Volume I only (of 2): xlviii, 371 p., frontispiece, illus., folding plates (1 color), portraits; 25.5 cm. Title continues: with an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc., an Account of the first Journey to the South Magnetic Pole by Professor T. W. Edgeworth David, F.R.S." First edition of Shackleton's narrative of the Nimrod voyage and expedition of 1907-1909, one of the classics of polar exploration. Very good; no dust jacket. Stock#OB692.

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        The Imperial Russian Dinner Service. A Story of a Famous Work by Josiah Wedgwood.

      London George Bell and Sons 1909 - Limited edition of 300 copies, folio, (i-xi), xii-xxi, 114, (2) pp., illustrated frontispiece and numerous monochrome plates reproduced from photographs and prints, the odd spot to preliminary pages and a small corner stain to the border of one plate, not affecting image, otherwise internally fine, publisher's quarter vellum over green cloth with raised cameo of Josiah Wedgwood for front cover, top edge gilt, a little soiled and rubbed but sound and very presentable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, BOSTON & NEW YORK 1909 - first edition, first printing, shelf worn, pages clean, excellent considering age DATE PUBLISHED: 1909 EDITION: FIRST EDITION 74 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London, England: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d., but circa 1909. 4to. full vellum, front cover and spine gilt-stamped, silk tie, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, slipcase. xxxiv, 143+(1) pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by illustrator James D. Linton on colophon. Hathi Trust website gives a publication date circa 1909. List of illustrations. A synopsis of the story of the play by A.T. Quiller-Couch, printed by permission of the Oxford edition, precedes the text. Tipped-in frontispiece and 36 tipped-in color plates, each with tissue guard, throughout text. Plates are additional to the pagination. Sliipcase soiled and abrased along edges. Covers lightly soiled.

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        Schéhérazade: album mensuel d'oeuvres d'art et de littérature. No 2, 25 Décembre 1909, 2e édition. [Scheherazade]

      Paris: La Belle Edition, 1909 Deluxe edition on Arches paper with deckle edges untrimmed. Illustrations in text by Bonnard, Iribe, Segonzac, Whistler, and others. XLVI + [2] pp. Decorated wrappers. 21 x 21.4 cm. Black ribbon to mark pages attached to head of spine. Texts by the editors, Sacha Guitry, Stephane Mallarmé, Edmond Rostand, and many others. Music by Raynaldo Hahn. Cocteau was only twenty at the time. The complete set is nos. 1-6., 10 nov. 1909-15 mars 1911. Fine, except for broken glassine at head of spine, where ribbon is inserted.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery]
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        Schéhérazade: album mensuel d'oeuvres d'art et de littérature. No 2, 25 Décembre 1909, 2e édition. [Scheherazade]

      Paris: La Belle Edition, 1909. Deluxe edition on Arches paper with deckle edges untrimmed. Illustrations in text by Bonnard, Iribe, Segonzac, Whistler, and others. XLVI + [2] pp. Decorated wrappers. 21 x 21.4 cm. Black ribbon to mark pages attached to head of spine. Texts by the editors, Sacha Guitry, Stephane Mallarmé, Edmond Rostand, and many others. Music by Raynaldo Hahn. Cocteau was only twenty at the time. The complete set is nos. 1-6., 10 nov. 1909-15 mars 1911. Fine, except for broken glassine at head of spine, where ribbon is inserted.

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      Frederick Warne & Co. 1909 - 1st 1909. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Small format. Brown boards, white titles and small onlay to front cover. 84 pages. Colour illustrations. Spine is slightly browned, there is 0.25" loss at top of spine. A couple of hinges are just slightly cracked. Contents are clean. A nice copy of the first edition. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Geschichte von Venus und Tannhäuser; Eine Romantische Novelle

      Hans von Weber, München 1909 - 8vo. [16], 54, [4] pp. Vellum binding (rubbed), teg, inlaid design, very good. (28840). Limited edition: No. 184 of 246 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Literarische Texte des Mittleren Reiches. Band II: Die Erzählung des Sinuhe und die Hirtengeschichte

      J.C. Hinrich, Leipzig 1909 - Hieratische papyri aus den königlichen Museen zu Berlin 05. J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, Leipzig, 1909. First edition. Large folio, 15 & 18* pages, 18 plates. Black buckram. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Wide World Magazine - Volume 22: November 1908 Through April 1909 (Does Not Include February 1909)

      George Newnes, London 1909 - Features: Vivillo, The Brigand; Walrus Hunt in the Arctic; Sporting Stories - iv - Corker's Alligator - v - A Brush With a Bear - vi - Man v. Python; Guardians of the Wilderness; The Legend of the Wailing Woman; Mountaineering by Telescope; Our Adventures at "Simplicity Hall" - III; Some Experiences in Malaya; "Jack Ashore"; A Daring Voyage Down the Grand Canyon; A Romance of Two Islands - II; Courtship and Marriage in Savage Africa; The Capture of Antonio Barracola; Barmaid's Steeplechase; The Greatest Horse-Race on Record; The Promotion of Petroff; The Humours of a Rectorial Election; The Adventures of "Wide World" Artists - I; Climbing in the "Land of Fire"; The Spider's Web; Dolphin-Hunting; A Tragedy of the Nile; A White Woman in Cannibal-Land - I; Recollections of a Texas Ranger; Short Stories - My Adventure at Arad, The Horror in the Pit; The Cruise of the "Crocodile"; Propitiating the Weather; The Affair at Greenville; The Terror in the Sanctuary; Across America by Airship; Fighting a Typhoon; A State Trial in Montenegro; Crossing the River; A Belgian Smoking Competition; The Adventures of "Wide World" Artists - II; Hunting the Hippopotamus; The Tale the Doctor Told; A White Woman in Cannibal-Land - II; Short Stories - A Bluff that Worked, and The Yellow Fiend; My Experinces in Algeria - I; My Alaskan Christmas; Short Stories - Whave v. Sharks, A Battle in Mid-Air, Up in a Balloon; Some "Freak" Memorials; Down the Chute; Where Women Wear Trousers; Retribution; Mountain Tragedies of the Lake District; Cupid and the Dentist; My Experiences in Algeria - III; Ways that are Dark - My Adventures in 'Frisco, A Sharp Lesson, Seeing it Out; In the Land of the Reindeer; "Tapu"; The Finches' Festival; The Fight at the A-T Ranch; How I Got My Jaguar Skin; Out of the Skies; A Night Adventure in Yokohama; Ten Lions in a Day!; My Friend Dalton; Two Girls in Japan; The Last Creek; The Romance of Wild Animal Catching; How We Captured the Rebel Chief; Round the World with a Billiard-Cue; When "Tenderfeet" Go Hunting Bears; The Life of a Steeplejack; The Longest Chase on Record; The Land of Superstition; and more. Average wear. Binding intact. Several pages partially loose, otherwise a sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.

      London: Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1909. Sextodecimo. Original green paper-covered boards, illustrated label to front board, titles to spine and front cover white, pictorial endpapers. With colour illustrations by the author. Inscription to verso of frontispiece, small split at bottom of spine, overall an excellent copy. First edition. The first two impressions are indistinguishable. The notice-board that appears in the image on p. 14 reads "Peter Rabbit & Mother – Florists – Gardens neatly razed. Borders devastated by the night or year"; this was replaced from the third impression onwards to avoid difficulty for foreign translators.

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        The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      Thomas Y. Crowell, New York 1909 - First American Pogany edition, using English sheets. 24 color tipped in plates. Illustrated and decorated by Willy Pogany. Variant green cloth stamped decorative gilt to spine and cover, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Color arabesque design to endpapers. Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd. Lithographers, London. Unpaginated. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reves Epars (Sonnets)

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1909 Book. Very Good. Half-Leather. 1st Edition. scarce work by little-known poet. Leather spine over marbled boards. Light rubbing to edges of leather, more so to corners & edges of boards, tiny chip missing from top of spine. 5 raised bands to spine and gilt title and flower decorations, TEG, marbled epps, ribbon marker still attached. Library bookplate to fep, small stamp to bottom of title page and closed bottom edge, old p.o. signature, o/w clean throughout. Pages just barely browned, binding secure, overall an attractive copy. Text in French..

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        The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius

      London: Philip Lee Warner/the Medici Society Ltd, 1909. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 500 copies printed by the Riccardi Press on Riccardi hand made paper, translated by George Long, 108pp., illustrated with 12 colorful tipped in plates by Russell Flint, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Marshall Field & Co. in full brown morocco, boards decoratively ruled and lettered in blind, raised bands,compartments stamped and lettered in blind, floral endpapers, housed in a lined paper covered slipcase matching the endpapers. Spine darkened, slipcase rubbed and darkened otherwise a handsome copy.

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        Les Naufragés du Jonathan

      Illustrations de Georges Roux, dont 12 en chromotypographie, 1 vol. in-4 cartonnage éditeur pleine percaline rouge à un éléphant, dos au phare, titre dans l'éventail, toutes tranches dorées, collection Hetzel, Paris, s.d. (copyright 1909), 476 pp. Etat très satisfaisant (dos et coiffes frottés, des rouss., bon état par ailleurs). Français

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        The Story of the Negro; the rise of the race from slavery. (2 volumes, First Edition)

      Doubleday, Page & Company, New York 1909 - Beautifully rebound first edition of Booker T. Washington's book. Rebound in maroon cloth with gilt text on the spine. Gilt top edge, deckle edge on side and bottom. Library impression on title page and table of contents. No ink on the impression. Title page of volume I, has small tears and chips around the edge. Title page of Volume II, has a small chip missing at the top. The books, which were in very poor condition have been professionally rebound and are now a beautiful addition to a collector's library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookends]
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        Statement of the Evidence in Chief of George Bernard Shaw,

      Edinburgh: privately printed,, 1909. before the Joint Committee on Stage Plays (censorship and Theatre Licensing). Octavo. Original blue stiff card wrappers printed in black to upper cover. Housed in a blue vellum chemise which is lettered in gilt, reproducing the exact lettering, even using the same typeface, as the printed front cover. This is then housed in a quarter green morocco slip case with raised bands and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. Fine condition. One of only 250 copies privately printed by R. & R. Clark of Edinburgh. Inscribed by Shaw on the half title page to Frances Noyes Hart; "The Committee refused to accept this statement; and there was a very pretty row about it which is fully described in the preface to the Shewing up of Blanco Posnet. G. Bernard Shaw. London. 3rd Oct. 1931. To Frances Noyes Hart". Hart was an American short story writer. She became famous after winning the Pulizer prize for her 1927 Crime novel, The Bellamy Trial.

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        Ricerche sui fenomeni ipnotici e spiritici

      Torino, UTET, 1909. 8vo mezza tela con titolo in oro al dorso, pp. VIII-319 con 57 fig. n.t. e due tav. f.t. (foto di fantasmi, ecc.) Edizione originale postuma di questa celebre opera sui fenomeni ipnotici e spiritici allo studio dei quali il L. dedicò gli ultimi anni della sua vita eseguendo numerosi esperimenti medianici con la famosa medium Eusapia Palladino. Importante e non comune, in ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        Il Corriere dei Piccoli. Supplemento illustrato del "Corriere della Sera". Rivista settimanale.

      S. t, 1909. In 4°, br., ogni fasc. è di 16 pp. Disponiamo : Anno I - 1909 - nn. 10, 11, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 30, 43 e 50, alcuni fogli sciolti e con mende. Anno III - 1911 - nn. 13, 24 e 51, mende su alcuni fogli. Anno IV - 1912 - nn. 4, 5, 27 e 36, piccole mende su alcuni fogli. Anno VI - 1914 - nn. 5, 6, 8 e 33. Anno IX - 1917 - 48 numeri su 52, risultano mancanti i nn. 1, 4, 7 e 15, mende su alcuni fogli. Anno XXIV - 1932 - n. 1 ( con mende alle prime pp. e mancante dell'ultimo foglio- p.15/16), 3, 4, 5, dal n. 10 al 20 , dal 23 al 51, per un totale di 44 numeri. Numerosi disegni a colori. Piccoli strappi e/o alcuni fogli sciolti, il n. 18 è mancante della metà inferiore della prima p. Gli anni dal 1909 al 1914 compresi sono alti cm. 30,5 i restanti anni cm. 38.

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        Der Abenteurer und die Sängerin. Dramatisches Gedicht in einem Aufzug.

      50 S. OBühnenmanuskript. Beiliegend: Ders., Abenteurer und die Sängerin oder die Geschenke des Lebens. Ein Gedicht in zwei Aufzügen. (Berlin, S. Fischer, 1909). Zweite Ausgabe. OLwd. - St. a. T., Gbrsp., Beilage geringfügig fleckig.

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1909] - Quarto. Original vellum, titles and illustration to cover and spine gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, new yellow ribbons. The occasional minor blemish, spine and boards a little spotted and slightly bowed, new ties. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 19 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Signed limited edition, number 558 of 750 copies signed by Dulac. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1909]. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Quarto. Original vellum, titles and illustration to cover and spine gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, new yellow ribbons. Frontispiece and 19 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. The occasional minor blemish, spine and boards a little spotted and slightly bowed, new ties. A very good copy. Signed limited edition, number 558 of 750 copies signed by Dulac.

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      , 1909. 1909. First Edition . PIRANDELLO, Luigi. Scamandro. Rome: no publisher, July 1909. Octavo, original parchment wrappers; pp. 59. Housed in a custom full morocco clamshell box. $2500.First and only separate edition of the first published play by the winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature, probably privately printed for friends in a very small number of copies. Very rare.

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        Modes and Manners of the Nineteenth Century

      1909. First Edition . FISCHEL, Oskar and VON BOEHN, Max. Modes and Manners of the Nineteenth Century As Represented in the Pictures and Engravings of the TimeÂ… Translated by M. Edwardes. With an Introduction by Grace Rhys. London: J. M. Dent and New York: E.P. Dutton, 1909. Three volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter blue morocco gilt with red floral morocco onlays on spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, all edges gilt. $1500.First edition in English, profusely illustrated throughout with chromolithographic plates (some with hand-coloring) photographic plates and text illustrations, handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.With numerous fashion plates and reproductions of famous paintings and portraits of the period by Romney, Gainsborough, Hogarth, Monet, Cruikshank, and many others. Joints expertly reinforced. A lovely set, richly and exquisitely illustrated, in excellent condition.

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