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        Marcus Aurelius to Himself

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1910. The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Handsomely Bound ca. 1910 by Ramage of London [RAMAGE, binders]. Marcus Aurelius to Himself. In English by Gerald H. Rendall… Head Master of Charterhouse. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1910. Golden Treasury Series. Small octavo (5 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches; 150 x 98 mm.). xlii, 167, [1, imprint] pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Some light foxing affecting front and rear blank leaves only. Handsomely bound by Ramage of London ca. 1910 (Stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in). Full brown morocco, covers with double-gilt rules surrounding four large and elaborate gilt corner designs, spine with five raised bands, elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and wide turn-ins, blue mottled paper liners and endleaves, all edges gilt. A fine example of the work of this exceptional London binder. Born in London in 1836, John Ramage served an apprenticeship with John Wright, then went to Paris, where he was able to work with the distinguished Marcellin Lortic (1822-1892), who opened his shop on the Rue St. Honoré in 1840. In 1860 Ramage purchased the binding business of Alexander Banks, Jr., in Edinburgh, then returned three years later to London, where he was in business at various locations into the 20th century. Though the range designs is broad, Ramage bindings are celebrated for their remarkably delicate, careful, and elaborate gilt work. Marcus Aurelius. Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; [26 April 121 - 17 March 180 AD) was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. Marcus Aurelius was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors. He was a practitioner of Stoicism, and his untitled writing, commonly known as the Meditations, is the most significant source of the modern understanding of ancient Stoic philosophy. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the East: Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. In central Europe, Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, & Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, although the threat of the Germanic tribes began to represent a troubling reality for the Empire. A revolt in the East led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately. Marcus Aurelius' Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, are still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Printed document signed

      1910. Signed. CHURCHILL, Winston. Printed document signed. London: July 11, 1910. Black-bordered printed document, one page, 8 by 12-1/2 inches. Framed with portrait of Churchill, entire piece measures 20 by 20 inches. $4500.Printed document, a 1910 letter of appreciation signed by Churchill, sent on behalf of King George V to Welsh Nonconformists for their resolution on the death of King Edward VII.The document, finished in hand and signed by Churchill as Secretary of State for the Home Office, July 11, 1910 and sent to R. Davies, Esq., Tuhwntirbwlch, Portmadoc [Wales], reads in full, “I am commanded by The King to convey to you hereby His MajestyÂ’s Thanks for the Loyal and Dutiful Resolution of the nonconformists of Portmadoc on the occasion of the lamented death of His late Majesty King Edward the Seventh. I am to say that the expression of sympathy with Queen Alexandra has been laid before Her Majesty, who desires me to communicate to you Her Thanks.” On May 6, 1910, after a reign of less than 10 years, King Edward VII died and was succeeded by his son as King George V. The Nonconformists of Portmadoc who had sent this resolution were Christians who refused to conform to the Church of England. Under magnification, there appears to be some black shading under ChurchillÂ’s brown ink signature; this may have been caused by splaying of the ink or, when Churchill signed this letter, the ink was very light and he signed his name a second time, going over his first signature. Three horizontal folds, none through ChurchillÂ’s signature. Handsomely framed and in fine condition.

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        A Note on Reduction in the Maturation of Male Eggs in Aphis

      Biol. bull. 1910. 18. 72-75 - Biol. bull. 1910. 18. 72-75 Only holding showing on World Cat in Ernst Mayr Library. This copy an inscribed Presentation copy to President M. Carey Thomas. First Woman president of Bryn Mawr. Nettie Stevens was a pioneer Geneticist. An important aossociation copy. Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Group Portrait Postcard Photograph, by Pospisil, signed 'Pius P.P. X' (Giuseppe Sarto, 1835-1914, of humble origins, born in Riese near Venice, Condemned Theological Modernism in his 1907 'Pascendi' encyclical, Champion of Social Reform, Reformed the Liturgy, Canonized 1954)

      1910 - across the foot of the image, titled in French 'The Holy Father and his Court', showing the Pope in white robes and white skull cap, seated on his throne in a room in the Vatican, with eleven members of his court, all full length and full or nearly full face, published by Alterocca of Terni, 3½" x 5½", no date, circa It is very rare to find examples of this Pope.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Latham sur son Antoinette passe au dessus de Berlin.

      - altkolorierte Farblithographie v. Gamy b. Malibeau & Cie, Paris, dat. 1910, 74,5 x 28 cm Nur 9 Tage nach dem ersten geglückten Rekordflug von Orville Wright wurde mit der "Grossen Berliner Flugwoche" der erste Flughafen der Welt in Berlin-Johannisthal eingeweiht. Schon am folgenden Tag, am 27. September 1909, unternahm der Franzose Hubert Latham (1883-1912) den ersten "Überlandflug" vom Tempelhofer Feld zum Flugplatz Berlin-Johannisthal. Der sensationelle Flug über die Häuser Berlins wird beschönigend auf dem Plakat gezeigt, tatsächlich überflog Latham weitgehend Brachland, wurde jedoch von der Berliner Polizei wegen "Groben Unfugs" und unkalkulierbarer Gefahr, der er die Berliner Bürger aussetzte, zu einer Geldstrafe von 120 Mark verurteilt. – Rechter äußerer Rand etwas gebräunt, gering lichtspurig und fleckig, sonst sehr frisch und in leuchtenden Gouachefarben koloriert. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Goyert]
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        Edouard Manet.

      - Sein Leben und seine Kunst. Übers. v. E. Waldmann. Cassirer, Bln. 1910. 319 S., 1 Bl. mit 2 Orig.-Radierungen u. 1 Farbholzschn v. Edouard Manet u. zahlr. Abb. 4°. Leder mit goldgepr. Rücken- u. Deckeltitel sowie Kopfgoldschn. Teils fleckig, leicht berieben. Kapital gering beschäd. – Enthält die Radierungen "Baudelaire mit Hut", "Berthe Morisot" u. den Farbholzschnitt "Olympia" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Engel & Co GmbH]
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        Kampong, en feestelijke bijeenkomst, West-Sumatra.

      - ca. 1910. Original photograph, gelatine silver print, 13,5 x 19,8 cm. KEYWORDS:sumatra/west-sumatra/indonesia/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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      Paris: Charles Carrington, 1910. First Illustrated Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. With the stubbed in publisher's errata slip: "First Illustrated Edition of The 'Picture of Dorian Gray'. This illustrated edition was intended to be issued in 1908, the date given on the title page; but, after the text had been printed, the Artist unfortunately fell ill, and this is the reason why the book has not appeared before the present year, 1910. The Publisher". With frontispiece and six additional engravings, all with captioned tissue guards. In half-paper vellum over paper-covered boards, titled in gold at the spine; top edge gilt. The boards with minor discoloration. There is an attractive bookplate on the pastedown, and a previous owner's lovely signature with a small comic drawing in the corner of the endpaper, but overall a clean and attractive copy. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Le château de la belle-au-bois-dormant

      Edition originale.binding en demi chagrin marron, spine lisse éclairci comportant de petites restaurations au niveau de la spine-end supérieure, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, binding de l'époque signée de Henry Joseph successeur de Pierson.Précieux envoi autographe signé de Pierre Loti à Raymond Poincaré.Infimes manques de papier en têtes des gardes et du premier plat de couverture conservé. Calmann-Lévy Paris 1910 12x18,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Typed Poem Signed

      , 1910. 1910. Signed. DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. Typed poem signed. No place, circa 1900. One sheet, 8-1/2 by 11 inches. $2600.Typed poem in dialect signed by Paul Laurence Dunbar. Apparently a printer

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
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        Denkschrift aus Anlass der Maschinen- und Lokomotivfabrik Henschel & Sohn Cassel und der Vollendung der Lokomotive Fabriknummer 10000.

      Kassel: oV. 1910. Folio. 1 Bl, 147 S., Abb. (Photograv

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hamecher]
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        Interesting Group of 8 unsigned Photographs, taken on manoeuvres, (1868-1918, Tsar of Russia from 1894, Assassinated after the Revolution)]

      1910 - the first 4 show in turn Nicholas II, full length in uniform, shaking hands with one of a large group of officers; chatting with another officer, raised behind him is the Imperial Standard with the Russian Coat of Arms; pointing towards the valley below, slightly blurred in the very near foreground is a man on a stretcher being photographed; and the Tsar bending in order to look through a periscope. The other 4 show a gentle slope with troops massing to the left in the middle distance; troops making their way up a much steeper hill, (taken from above and quite near the leaders); the same troops a moment later, apparently having been ordered to go down again -- these two give a good idea of the grassy rolling terrain; and the last showing several soldiers, one giving his horse a drink, and two others mounted beside a small water barrel carriage, each 6

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Tesla High Frequency Coil - Its Construction and Uses

      D. Van Nostrand Company Inc., New York 1910 - xii, 119, 15 pp ads. Fifty-six illustrations including seven black and white photographic plates with frontis photo of a complete 12" apparatus. "An effort to place in the hands of advanced amateurs in electrical science a practical working manual on the construction of high-frequency coils, now so useful in scientific investigation." - from Introduction. Publisher's tag affixed to front free endpaper. Errata slip affixed to page 5. Tanning to outer half of each endpaper. Faint evidence something has been peeled from back of half-title page. Prior owner's inkstamp upon back of frontispiece. Prior owner's details written atop title page. Binding sound. Moderate wear to greenish-black boards. Some loss from white lettering upon front board. White lettering to backstrip is gone. A quality copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Edison. His Life and Inventions

      1910. First Edition . Signed. (EDISON, Thomas Alva) DYER, Frank Lewis and MARTIN, Thomas Commerford. Edison. His Life and Inventions. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1910. Two volumes. Octavo, original gilt-stamped blue cloth, top edges gilt, original glassine (Volume II only). Housed together in a custom clamshell box. $8800.First edition of the first ""complete, authentic and authorized"" biography of Edison, boldly signed by him, inscribed by the author to one of the founders of Biograph Studios, one of the most important early movie studios: ""To my friend H.N. Marvin with compliments. Frank L. Dyer. Orange, N.J. June 15, 1911.""Primarily authored by Frank Lewis Dyer, who headed Edison's legal and corporate affairs for over a decade, with Electrical World editor Thomas Martin, this two-volume, generously illustrated work was ""long regarded as the standard, authorized biography… [and] is a rich source of biographical details, particularly on Edison's early career"" (Burt, The Biography Book, 125). Subsequent biographers would inevitably ""begin with a large debt to the authorized biography written in 1910 (and enlarged in1929)… Filled with good stories and extensive quotations from Edison himself, it tells Edison's life largely thorough his most well-known inventions… Dyer and Martin provide a good technical discussion of these inventions and furnish insight into Edison's inventive and business methods"" (Hessenbuch, 192). Additionally, as contemporary reviewers noted, Edison ""throws light on important phases of the economic history of our time… Edison has been almost through the whole of his career an organizer, manager, investor"" (Taussig, Quarterly Journal of Economics). With Edison's stamped signature on publisher's statement of authorization, Volume I. Illustrated with 26 full-page photogravures, including two frontispiece portraits. Volume II with a lengthy appendix detailing Edison's United States patents granted from 1868-1909 and his more than 1000 foreign patents, as well as informative diagrams and descriptions of his work on the telephone, incandescent lamp, phonograph, motion picture inventions and more. Without rare dust jackets or rare publisher's cardboard slipcase; with rare printed glassine for Volume II only. This copy is inscribed to Henry Norton Marvin, one of the founders of Biograph Studios, one of the early pioneers of the film industry. Marvin began working with W.K.L. Dickson—a former employee of Edison's—in the 1890s, founding a company that would go on to become The Biograph Company. At its height, director D.W. Griffith was making a steady stream of films for Biograph starring the likes of Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian and Dorothy Gish and Mack Sennett (who would also direct for the company). Starting in 1908 Biograph became part of the Motion Picture Patents Company, an Edison-led consortium of studios that was finally dissolved in 1915 due to antitrust violations. At the time of this inscription, Marvin was vice-president and general manager of the company.Interiors generally fine, cloth of Volume I rubbed, gilt bright. An extremely good copy with a excellent film association.

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      London: Stanley Paul & Co.. London, Stanley Paul & Co., 1910. First Edition. First Impression. A wonderful association copy, presented by the author to her first son, Paul Bland. The inscription reads thus: "To Paul Bland, to \ whom this book \ was dedicated and \ is dedicated, this \ copy on his birthday, \ from E. Nesbit, his \ mother, who wrote \ the book \ June 28, 1910." Nesbit had a unfortunate marriage to Hubert Bland, though three children were borne of it. Paul (1880-1940) was the first. This would've been for his 30th birthday; he committed suicide another thirty years later, after a depression, thought in part to come from the fractured homelife and his father. Nesbit's most famous work, The Railway Children, was dedicated to Paul. The book itself is in decent shape with a tear to the cloth at the head of the spine and pulling all along, until separating a little at the bottom, the spine tips are bumped and rubbed. Internally, very good with a few signs of ageing and some spots of foxing. Overall a presentable copy with a wonderful and important association. The book itself is a collection of weird tales, with a good dose of the supernatural. [5694, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1910.

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       [ca. 1910] Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung. 7 x 6 cm. auf Karton mont. In sehr gutem Zustand.Vom K

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Literarisches und k

      Erste Ausgabe. - Mit dieser Dissertation promovierte Lothar Schreyer 1910 in den Rechtswissenschaften. - Schreyer (1886-1966) war von 1916 bis 1928 Schriftleiter von Herwarth Waldens expressionistischer Zeitschrift ?Der Sturm? und Leiter der 1918 gegr

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Japanese 19th Century Textile Sample Book]*.

      Meiji 43 [1910].. Japanese textile sample book containing 37 swatches of fabric of varying sizes from the late Edo-early Meiji period. Each captioned in Japanese. Includes a triangular sample of Korean brocade and one of Chinese silk with handwritten Chinese characters on it. 20 pages (on 10 folded leaves). Some samples showing wear, in particular the Chinese silk sample, tail of spine of album damaged with a little loss of cloth. A particularly interesting and handsome album. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        Royal Garrison Artillery Hong Kong Photograph Album.

      1909- 1910. 69 black and white photographs of Stonecutters Island and Hong Kong in a Japanese lacquer accordion style album. 25 photographs measure approx 10 x 15.5cm; 10 photos 11 x 15 and 34 measure 10 x 7cm. It appears that most of the photographs were taken by the compiler of the album who was probably J.J. Taylor of No. 87 Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery in Hong Kong. There are also 5 commercial photographs included.Upper cover of album shows an evocative scene of Mt Fuji across a lake with boats, trees and a handsome building in the foreground. Album damaged with loss to lacquer in a few places particularly at edges. Album measures 15 x 20cm. A very interesting photograph album featuring photographs of the Hong Kong region at the turn of the twentieth century, aspects of life in the Royal Garrison Artillery including views of the barrack room, "a converted prison now married quarters S'cutters 1909", and members of the Garrison taking part in a number of outings and social activities. The album also includes views over Central to Hong Kong Harbour, Customs Pass, Shau-ki-wan, the Waterfall, Ching-Lan-Chau, some showing the effects of the Typhoon in 1906 with ships wrecked along the shore line and views of Hong Kong buildings. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156739).

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        The Works of ?

      Harvard Co

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Wagnerschule. Projekte, Studien und Skizzen aus der Spezialschule f

      Leipzig, Baumg

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        Fine print of the photo by W. & D. Downey, signed and dated by the Queen, (of Denmark, 1844-1925, Queen of Edward VII)

      1910 - on the mount who has also written "Edward VII" under her husband, showing them standing together in their magnificent Robes at their last state opening of Parliament, 5

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Ball and the Cross.

      London; Wells Gardner, Darton and Co. 1910. FIRST EDITION, suppressed issue from the American sheets with the integral title page. A fantasy novel. 8vo., pp.403. Publisher's mid green cloth, titled in gilt, top edge gilt, in original orange and green dustwrapper. Bookplate to flyleaf, a little spotting to endpapers, jacket mildly sunned to spine. A near fine copy of an exceptionally rare item; one of a handful of uncorrected copies bound up- the vast majority having a cancelled title and replacement leaf pp.357-8.Chesterton's second novel chronicles a hot dispute between two Scotsmen, a Roman Catholic and an atheist, whose fanatically held opinions inspire a host of comic adventures. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [409]. Book Collector No.273, p34.

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        L'hérésiarque & Cie

      First edition on ordinary paper, third edition falsely stated; only 21 large paper copies were printed on Hollande paperRare and friendly autograph inscription from Guillaume Apollinaire to "Monsieur Lehmann"This may be the actor Maurice Lehmann who found fame precisely in Apollinaire's Couleur du Temps as adapted for the stage the year the poet died by Claude Autant and Louise LaraMaurice Lehmann went on to become the director of a number of theaters, including the Théâtre du ChâteletA good copy. Stock Paris 1910 12x19cm broché

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        Deirdre of the Sorrows. A Play.

      New York: printed for John Quinn,, 1910. Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed paper boards, printed paper labels to spine and front cover. A fine copy. First edition, one of only five surviving copies printed on handmade paper. This edition consisted of 45 copies on paper, and five on vellum; however, Quinn was unhappy with the number of errors that crept in during the printing, and destroyed all but five copies on paper and five on vellum. The play had been left unfinished at Synge's death in 1909; W. B. Yeats helped to finish it, contributed the preface, and had it performed at the Abbey Theatre, which Yeats and Synge had founded together.

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        Le Fantôme de l'Opéra The Phanton of the Opera

      A classic of gothic fiction and a cultural icon. First book edition. Uncut. Original unrestored wrappers, about a 1 inch split along bottom of front joint, tiny closed tear at bottom of front cover; internally clean w/ Brentano's label at rear. The front wrapper and spine have faded from greyish blue to grey. Withal, a very nice, barely touched copy and rare as such. ***Only one other copy in original wrappers sold at auction in many, many years. I've seen a couple of others matching the points of this copy floating around the nether realms of the web and an institution copy, but all of them were very worn or rebound. A very difficult title for which to find reliable information, but here is the best that I've been able to track down. If anyone has better information, by all means get in touch. *****First published as a serialisation in Le Gaulois from September 23, 1909, to January 8, 1910, this first book form appeared in bookstores on March 26, 1910 (Oxford Journal). No debate here. ****Even the printing process is a relative mystery. So while I use the term 'printing', issue may actually be the correct term. *****First printing meeting the following hallmarks: - *****The cover is greyish blue, with the phantom's eyes and part of his face colored red. Pierre Lafitte's monthly magazine announced the cover of the book as being by Adolphe Cossard and mentioned that it was "colorful".*****Copyright page mentions "Du même auteur, en préparation "Le fauteuil hanté" - not necessarily telling as this work was published in book form in 1911. *****Typo on page 400 "fatal rocher" instead of "fatal nocher" such as properly mentioned in "Le Gaulois" serial (1909). This error appears in later printings so again not necessarily a priority. *****A "fausse mention d'édition" on the list of author's works, a common French technique to boost sales: touting the book as already in "12 édition", 15 édition" or "30 édition". Ultimately this is the most crux worthy point of note. In the world of early 20th century French publishing, exaggeration was the exercise of the day - with the aim of whipping up customers anxious to not miss out on the next great thing. The lowest number I've seen is 12 edition, with later printings having larger numbers like 30 edition. While this salesmanship technique doesn't necessarily rely on the size of the number, it doesn't pass the logic test that the publisher would tout a huge print run quite so soon into the release. Therefore a smaller number is in keeping with a 'realistic' early run attempt to drum up sales. ******To sum up - there is no smoking gun bibliography to put this mystery to bed. However, I can say that this copy has just as strong a case to make for being one of the first printed. And to sweeten the pie, it's in superlative condition, color shift notwithstanding - - - the first print run probably didn't exceed a few thousand copies. Many were immediately bound, without the illustrated covers, as was customary at that time. Most of the few surviving copies in these fragile illustrated wrappers are generally in poor condition - to be mangled and tossed into the Seine.

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        AN EXCELLENT SET OF 43 VOLUMES Including Many Scarce Titles. The majority in Most Attractive Dust Jackets.

      London ;- Sampson Low Marston & Co. - 1955 1910 - A Stunning collection including several First Editions ! Crown 8vo. All Very Good to Near Fine ! Comprising 24 Volumes in most attractive original Pictorial Dust-Jackets in VERY GOOD condition. Plus a further 16 volumes in attractive facsimile Dust Jackets and 3 Titles (including the First Edition of "The Broad Highway" of 1910) without jackets. Complete with such scarce titles as ;- "Murder by Nail", "Epics of the Fancy", "The Money Moon", "The Chronicles of the Imp", "The Shadow and other Stories", "Voices From The Dust", "Justice By Midnight", "The Loring Mystery", "Black Bartlemey's Treasure", "Matter of Business & Other Stories", etc., etc. (Full list upon request) Extra Postage Required.

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        Die Fläche.

      Vienna: Anton Schroll, c. 1903-1910. Two volumes in three small quarto portfolios. 192; 32pp. First volume loose and second volume accordionfold, as issued. Full run of Die Fläche, or The Surface, a periodical produced by members of the Wiener Werkstätte to showcase and disseminate the work created in the Workshops. The periodical is a "Musterbuch," or pattern book, and is composed entirely of reproductions of designs intended for practical application on all "surfaces," including poster art, books, wallpaper, textiles, stained glass, inlay, embroidery, monograms, business cards, and costume jewelry. The two volumes contain a total of 124 pages of designs, all printed in bright colors via algraphy, or aluminum plate lithography. The designs are by notables such as Gustav Klimt, Johanna Hollmann, Minka Podhajska, Max Benirschke, Moritz Jung, and more. Variously edited by Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser, Alfred Roller, Bertold Löffler, and others, the two undated volumes were published to "manifest [the Viennese style] in its most austere and purified form." The Wiener Werkstätte was founded in 1903 by Hoffmann and Moser out of the Vienna Secession, which was a reaction against the conservative aesthetics of the Association of Austrian Artists at the Vienna Künstlerhaus. Hoffmann and Moser were inspired by contemporary European design, such as the Glasgow School in Scotland and Art Nouveau in France. They also appreciated the emphasis on the applied arts found in the workshops of William Morris. They established the Wiener Werkstätte as a continuation of Morris' enterprise, and Die Fläche is a reflection of the skills taught and practiced in the Workshops. One of the most beautiful printed objects to come out of the Wiener Werkstätte, a complete series of this periodical is extremely rare to find. No complete copies have been sold at auction in twenty-five years. First portfolio bound in original cloth-backed paper-covered boards, which are rubbed at edges and waterstained on back cover; second volume portfolios rebound in modern cloth-backed boards, with original printed upper cover pasted on. Housed in two modern boxes. Bookplates. (Meggs' History of Graphic Design; Design, Vienna, 1890s-1930s plate 104).

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        Deirdre of the Sorrows. A Play.

      New York: printed for John Quinn, 1910 - Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed paper boards, printed paper labels to spine and front cover. A fine copy. First edition, one of only five surviving copies printed on handmade paper. This edition consisted of 45 copies on paper, and five on vellum; however, Quinn was unhappy with the number of errors that crept in during the printing, and destroyed all but five copies on paper and five on vellum. The play had been left unfinished at Synge's death in 1909; W. B. Yeats helped to finish it, contributed the preface, and had it performed at the Abbey Theatre, which Yeats and Synge had founded together. Wade 246; Quinn 9984. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      [Osaka?]. (circa1910). Colour lithograph poster 54.5 x 38cm. Two closed tears from margin, the largest running 3.5cm into the image, tiny chip and one small hole. Very good. This early 20th century Japanese advertising poster for the face lotion, Hakureisui (meaning literally white beautiful water) features the face of the most popular pin-up girl in Japan in the 1910s - the geisha later known as Teruha ?

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        The Big Book of Fairy Tales. Edited by Walter Jerrold and Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

      London: Blackie and Son Limited, c. 1910 - Quarto. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover gilt, edges gilt, pictorial endpapers green and red. Contemporary gift inscription to head of front free endpaper. Spine rolled and faded, light bumps to extremities and head of front cover, slight wear to bottom tips, inner rear hinge cracked but holding, a very good copy. Colour frontispiece and 121 colour plates, 16 red and black plates and numerous black and white illustrations in text. First edition, dated 1911 to title page, but with a Christmas gift inscription dated 1910 to front free endpaper, most likely published in late 1910 and post-dated 1911. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Charming unsigned group photo, (1883-1938, 2nd Duke of Connaught, Major General)]

      1910 - showing the Duke in military uniform, with his wife the Duchess of Connaught and his daughter, Princess Patricia of Connaught, with members of the Nepalese Royal Family and the gherkas, 8½" x 6½", no place, no date Unusually, this was taken in Oxford when the Duke's daughter was made head of the regiment. From Princess Patricia's own album.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The Poetical Works.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1896–1910 - 12 volumes, small octavo (133 x 101 mm). Quarter vellum, green morocco labels, gilt tooling to spines, blue cloth boards, plain cream endpapers, top edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Spines ever so slightly tanned, an excellent set. The People's edition. A particularly attractive set of Tennyson's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Howards End.

      Edward Arnold and Co., London, 1910. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Only 2500 copies. Octavo, pp.343 + [4], advertisements; [8], inserted catalogue. Elegantly hand-bound in full red oasis morocco with traditional raised bands, gilt titles to spine, ruled in gilt with top edge gilt and marbled endpapers; the original cloth boards are bound in at the rear. Internally clean. Near fine in a handsome recent leather binding. Basis for the 1992 triple Oscar-winning movie starring Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave and Anthony Hopkins. E.M.Forster was awarded the 1924 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. and C. Black Ltd., and one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain. Kirkpatrick [A4a.]. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Unsigned Group Portrait Photograph (1841-1910, King of Great Britain) & ALEXANDRA (of Denmark, 1844-1925, his Queen), and their guests the King and Queen of Spain ALFONSO XIII (1886-1941, Last King of Spain, husband of Ena of Battenburg) & his wife VICTORIA EUGENIA, 1887-1969, née Princess Ena of Battenberg, only daughter of Princess Beatrice), the Queen of Portugal AMELIA (1864-1951, née d'Orléans, daughter of Louis Philippe, Comte de Paris, Queen of Carlos I of Portugal, assassinated 1908), the Kaiser WILHELM II (1859-1941, German Emperor 1888-1941) and his first wife Empress AUGUSTE (1858-1921) and the Queen of Norway MAUD (1869-1938, daughter of Edward VII]

      1910 - showing the group seated and standing together, King Edward is standing at the back with Kaiser Wilhelm II and Alexandra, seated in front of them are Queen Ena of Spain, the Kaiserine, the Queen of Portugal, The King of Spain and the King of Norway, they are all dressed in silks and satins and in very formal pose, 8½" x 6", no place, no date, circa From an album put together by Adelina PATTI, 1843-1919, Italian Soprano. She married three times - in 1866 the Marquis de Caux, then, after her divorce in 1886 she married Ernesto Nicolini and finally the year after his death Baron Cederstrom.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Fine Group Portrait Photograph, by Artur Floeck of Vienna, signed "Tante Thyra" and dated, (1853-1933, sister of Queen Alexandra and the Tsarina, third daughter of Christian IX of Denmark, Duchess of Cumberland), her husband ERNST AUGUST (K.G., Crown Prince, 1845-1923, head of the House of Hanover and 3rd Duke of Cumberland), their eldest son GEORG WILHELM (1880-1912), their daughters ALEXANDRA (1882-1963) with her husband, 1904, FRIEDRICH FRANZ IV (1882-1945, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg Schwerin, 1897-1918), OLGA (1884-1958) and MARIE LOUISE (1879-1948, wife, 1900, of Prince Max von Baden, German Chancellor) with her children BERTHOLD (1906-1963, husband, 1931, of Prince Philip's sister Theodora) and MARIE ALEXANDRA (1902-1944, wife, 1924, o

      1910 - showing them full length, in two rows in the garden, the men in uniform, the Duchess in a gorgeous embroidered dress, next to her is Berthold in Austrian clothes and hat, then his mother, seated, and his sister, standing in sailor suit and hat, in the back row are Grand Duchess Alexandra, Prince Georg Wilhelm, Grand Duke Friedrich Franz IV, Princess Olga and the Duke, a delightful group, 8" x 5¼", no place, In 1912, Prince Georg Wilhelm died in a car accident in the Mark of Brandenburg. The Kaiser sent two of his sons and a cavalry unit to Gmunden to express sympathy. The return visit by Prince Ernst August the younger and Prince Max added to the rapprochement of the families, sealed in 1913 by the former's marriage to the Kaiser's daughter Viktoria Luise.

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        The Golf Courses of the British Isles.

      London: Duckworth & Co.,, 1910. Illustrated by Harry Rountree. Large square octavo. Original green cloth, titles and floral decoration to spine and front cover gilt and green, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece and 63 colour or monochrome plates with captioned tissue guards by Harry Rountree. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled and toned, small bumps to ends and tips, light foxing throughout, small pencil note to tissue guard of plate facing p. 64. First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding with the illustrator's name misspelled "Rowntree" on the front; an essential part of any golfing library, written by one of the great writers on the sport. Donovan & Murdoch note that the golf courses of Ireland were "eliminated" from the second edition (1925).

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        Modernisierte Ornamentik im germanischen u. romanischen Stil.

      Plauen: Christian Stoll. (ca. 1910) Folio. Titelblatt und 20 chromolithographierte Tafeln. Illustr. HLn.-Mappe mit 3 Verschlußbändern. Mappe etwas berieben, Rückenleinen etwas fleckig, Tafeln teils geringf. gebräunt, gutes Exemplar Versand D: 4,80 EUR

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      - FAIRIES. MUSHROOM FAIRIES by Adah Louise Sutton. Akron: Saalfield (1910). Oblong 4to (12 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 159p., some inevitable edge wear but much less than usual, otherwise this is a better than Very Good copy for this title. This is a fabulous book about a family of humanized mushroom fairies that live in a house made from a mushroom, and their encounters with their enemies the Toadstool Imps. Printed on coated paper, every page of text is illustrated with a pictorial border and there are 12 fabulous chromolithographed plates. Adah Sutton was the wife of Arthur Saalfield, the publisher of this and hundred's of other children's books. This is a nice copy of a rare American picture book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Nordlicht. Florentiner Ausgabe.

      München, Georg Müller, 1910. 3 Bände. 18 x 26 cm. 420, 151, 602 S. Priv. HLd. m. Lederecken. EA. WG II 1 (Gesamtauflage 750 Stk.). - Mit kleinem Namensausschnitt auf der rechten oberen Seite, handschriftliches Inhaltsverzeichnis auf der zweiten Seite, kleinere Läsuren auf den Kalbsledereinbänden, Ebd. berieben u. etw. fleckig, insgesamt gut. - Nordlicht gilt als Däublers Hauptwerk, prägend für eine ganze Schriftstellergeneration Versand D: 7,00 EUR Literatur

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        Rare unsigned Cabinet photo by Ch. Bergamasco, (Grand Duke, 1860-1919, 6th son and youngest child of Tsar Alexander II and Maria Alexandrovna, General, executed in the Revolution)]

      1910 - showing him head and shoulders in an oval, as a young man, 6½" x 4½", no place, no date but circa After the Bolsheviks seized power, he and his family faced a terrible ordeal. Their properties were confiscated, they lived under constant harassment, and in March 1918 his son Vladimir Paley was exiled to the Urals, where he was executed on 18 July 1918 in a mineshaft near Alapayevsk. In August 1918, he was arrested and taken to prison in St. Petersburg. His health, already bad, declined sharply, and his wife did all she could to have him released. Her efforts were useless: on 29 January 1919, Paul was moved to St. Peter and St. Paul Fortress, and in the first hours of the following day he was shot there, along with his cousins Grand Dukes Dimitry Konstantinovich, Nikolay Mikhailovich and Georgy Mikhailovich. They were buried in a mass grave in the Fortress, the Bolsheviks having refused the distraught Princess Paley the right to bury her husband. His body and those of his three cousins were found in 2011.

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        RARE British Antarctic Expedition Signed SLEDGING TABLES owned by Charles 'Silas' Wright scientist on Scott's Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13

      Extremely rare association item... 1910 small quarto 170 x123 mm Contents page, 130pp of 18 printed tables (inc. correction of mean refraction depending upon reading of barometer, log sines of small arcs to each second, table for computing the reduction to the Meridian in seconds) and 20 pp blank for notes. One small photograph of tables for the sun's position in February 1912, in pocket at rear (possibly lacking two folding tables in pocket). Contemporary blue cloth with gilt title to front cover. Marks to front cover and edges a little worn. Binding fairly firm. The Sledging Tables were specially printed for the BAE reproducing relevant tables for making navigational calculations on sledging journeys. They were probably produced by a high street printer (as no publisher credited) in very small numbers for those expected to lead expeditions. This set includes a few notes on the tables presumably made by Wright; his stamped signature twice and, on the front paste down, the start of a letter from him 'Dear Mrs Armstrong' crossed out. The ffep has been torn out, and the name of collector Frank Morrison 1985 written on the contents page.

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        African Game Trails.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1910. An account of the African wanderings of an American hunter-naturalist. 2 volumes, large octavo. Original brown half pigskin, pale grey-brown sides, untrimmed. With the dust jackets, card chemises and original slipcase. Photogravure portrait frontispiece, 47 photogravure plates (8 of them from drawings by the great wildlife artist Philip R. Goodwin, the rest "from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition"), all with captioned tissue guards; title pages printed in red & black. Contemporary presentation inscription on front free endpaper of volume I, light tan-burn from the corners to the endpapers, slipcase and chemises with splits now professionally restored, some staining and minor stripping from old tape repairs, however overall a remarkably well-preserved set of this handsome production. First and limited edition, number 129 of 500 copies signed by the author, printed on Ruisdael Paper by the De Vinne Press. Absenting himself from politics for a year, Roosevelt set off on an elaborate hunting trip to gather specimens for the Smithsonian. The huge party, including over 250 porters and guides, was partly underwritten by Scribner's who gave Roosevelt a $50,000 commission for a series of 12 articles on the safari which form the basis of this book. The party crossed British East Africa, into the Belgian Congo, and traced the Nile across the Sudan to Khartoum. "Lavishly illustrated, African Game Trails was irresistible to readers who could stomach the meticulous descriptions of bullets drilling hearts and brains. Even those who could not... had to concede that Roosevelt was scientific in his scrutiny of every aspect of the African wilderness, and often movingly lyrical. The density of recorded details, whether ornithological, paleontological, botanical, or anthropological, was almost overwhelming. Most came not from notes, but from the author's movie-camera memory, which in advance of any system yet available in nickelodeons, registered both sight and sound. Over and above its documentary appeal, the book exuded a kind of savage romance new to American readers" (Edmund Morris, Colonel Roosevelt, 2010). Sets in such collectable condition and with the surviving chemises and slipcase are most uncommon.

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        Howards End

      Edward Arnold, 1910, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: no dust Jacket, First Edition. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date 1910, first edition, second impression. Red cloth over boards with gold lettering on the front and on the spine. Light tent to the top page edges, bottom page edges are not cut. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Light foxing to the for edge pages and Browning to the inside front and back covers No Dust Jacket. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate with bumps to the head and toe of the spine tips are slightly bent. Text is bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible book of the top 100 novels of the 20th century, Collectible

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        Die Bohandegraveme


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        Winnetou IV

      Karl May: Winnetou. 4.Band (o.J./1910) 623pp., Erstausgabe/1,-10. Tausend Olwd mit Sascha Schneider Deckelbild "In Hoc signo Vinces", "Gesammelte Reiseerzählungen Band XXXIII", mit Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Schnitt Friedrich Ernst Fehsenfeld, Freiburg i.B. Einband leicht berieben, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar!

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