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        Celtic Myth & Legend / Indian Myth & Legend / Myths of Pre-Columbian America / Myths of China & Japan / Myths of Babylonia & Assyria / Classic Myth & Legend / Romance & Legend of Chivalry.

      London, Gresham Publishing, c. 1910. - Seven volumes. 14.5 cm x 22 cm. XIV, 450 pages / XLVIII, 463 pages / XIV, 351 pages / XVI, 404 pages / XXXIX, 537 pages / XVI, 443 pages / XII, 439 pages. Original Hardcovers decorated with Celtic symbols in black and gilt on green boards. With Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome. Some foxing to the page edges and inside the books. Otherwise very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. [Myth and Legend in Literature and Art]. Mythology can refer to the collected myths of a group of people—their collection of stories they tell to explain nature, history, and customs or to the study of such myths. As a collection of explanatory stories, mythology is a vital feature of every culture. Many sources for myths have been proposed, ranging from personification of nature or personification of natural phenomena, to truthful or hyperbolic accounts of historical events to explanations of existing rituals. Although the term is complicated by its implicit condescension, mythologizing is not just an ancient or primitive practice, as shown by contemporary mythopoeia such as urban legends and the expansive fictional mythoi created by fantasy novels and comics. A culture's collective mythology helps convey belonging, shared and religious experiences, behavioral models, and moral and practical lessons. The study of myth dates back to ancient history. Rival classes of the Greek myths by Euhemerus, Plato, and Sallustius were developed by the Neoplatonists, and later revived by Renaissance mythographers. The nineteenth-century comparative mythology reinterpreted myth as a primitive and failed counterpart of science (E. B. Tylor), a "disease of language" (Max Müller), or a misinterpretation of magical ritual (James Frazer). Recent approaches have rejected conflict between the value of myth and rational thought, often viewing myths as expressions to understand general psychological, cultural, or societal truths, rather than as inaccurate historical accounts. In modern society, myth is often regarded as historical or obsolete. Many scholars in the field of cultural studies are now beginning to research the idea that myth has worked itself into modern discourses. Modern formats of communication allow for widespread communication across the globe, thus enabling mythological discourse and exchange among greater audiences than ever before. Various elements of myth can now be found in television, cinema, and video games. (Wikipedia).

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Alfa Romeo. Catalogue raisonné 1910-2000 (2 Bände im Schuber)

      Leinenschuber + Leineneinband + Schutzumschlag Englisch, Französisch, Italienisch Der "Catalogue Raisonné" ist ein zweibändiges Werk im Leinenschuber mit zusammen 630 Seiten. Für die Qualität bürgen schon die Autoren (u.a. Luigi Fusi, Alfieri etc.). Der erste Band enthält diverse Themen : Die industrielle Geschichte von Alfa Romeo 1910-1982 (Altieri) Die industrielle Geschichte von Alfa Romeo 1983-1988 (Matteucci) Die industrielle Geschichte von Alfa Romeo 1989-1999 (Alfieri) Technische Innovationen bei Alfa von 1910 bsi zum Alfasud (Fusi) Von der Ölkrise zur Übernahme von Fiat 1983-1989 (Matteucci) Letzte technische Innovationen 1989-1999 ( Alfieri ) Die Karosseriebauer (Puttini) Die Renngeschichte 1910-1982 (Cernuschi) Die Renngeschichte 1983-1999 (Alfieri) Der zweite Band ist der eigentliche "Catalogue". Dort werden alle Modelle von 1910 bis 2000 auf mindestens einer kompletten Seite vorgestellt mit Produktionszahlen, technischen Daten etc. Im Anschluß werden noch einige Prototypen genauso abgehandelt. Für den engagierten Historiker sicher ein "Must have". The definitive resource on Alfa Romeo production cars. A large, expensive, two-volume set, complete with photos, production numbers, and the factory's blessing.

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        Mission San Fernando Rey de España

      [c. 1910]. Photograph (202 × 480 mm). 2 ink stamps of the Santa Barbara Free Public Library, red pen mark, and partial Haines blind stamp to verso. Minor creases from handling and a few faint spots, adhesive residue to verso. Excellent condition. One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877–1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites around 1910. Mission San Fernando Rey de España was founded in 1797 by Father Fermín Lasuén. The buildings were restored in the 1940s and the mission is now the final resting place of Bob Hope.

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        The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

      Froude, London 1910 - Pp.x,924; Frontispiece portait, a fine prize binding in contemporary calf with Auckland University College with elaborate gilt decorations on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling. With Illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.

      Toronto: The Copp Clark Co. 1910 - Large octavo. Recent full red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt,single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. Illustrated with 9 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues and 8 black and white line-drawings by W. Heath Robinson. First Canadian Edition. A handsomely bound copy.

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        Orientalische Reiter. Ölgemälde auf Platte.

      Bildmaß: 36 x 48,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Platte, links unten mit *Jon Popp* signiert, undatiert, ca. um 1910. Alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 43 x 55,5 cm ). Offenbar wird eine Attacker der Reiter dargestellt, der farbige Reiter auf dem braunen Pferd vorn scheint eine Schlange am Boden zu erschießen. Der Rahmen stärker bestoßen und etwas beschädigt, das Gemälde von guter Erhaltung. Falls ein Versand gewünscht wird dann bitte nur ausgerahmt, ansonsten bitte Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft )

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        (Das vollständige Grundwerk über die Macrolepidopteren der Paläarktis.) Die Groß-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Großschmetterlinge. In Verbindung mit nahmhaften Fachmännern herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Adalbert Seitz. Abteilung 1: Die paläarktischen Groß-Schmetterlinge. 4 Text- und 4 Tafelbände in zusammen 8 Bänden.

      Stuttgart, F. Lehmann‘s & Verlag des Seitz‘schen Werkes (Alfred Kernen) 1910-1915.. Gr.-Quart. Goldgeprägtes Org.-Halbleinen (in Lederoptik) mit jeweils 2 Rückenschildern. Mit zusammen 245 Tafeln – vollständig. Eine detaillierte Kollation kann angefordert werden. Von wenigen verstreuten Braunfleckchen abgesehen einwandfrei erhalten. Erste Ausgabe. Nicht in Nissen, ZBI. – Das wohl aufwendigste Werk zu den Macrolepidopteren der Welt, das jemals gedruckt wurde, für die Tafeln wurden bis zu 14 (!) lithographisch übereinandergedruckte Farbtöne kombiniert. Die Publikation des Gesamtwerkes, welches ursprünglich bis 1912 vervollständigt werden sollte, zog sich jedoch wider Erwarten über einen Erscheinungszeitraum von fast 50 Jahren hin. Kriegsbedingt blieben einige Bände dennoch unvollendet – die Herausgabe endete 1954, 16 Jahre nach dem Tode Seitz‘. Das Werk sollte in jeweils einer Abteilung die vier biogeographischen Regionen der Welt abdecken, beginnend mit der hier vorliegenden Paläarktis, deren Fauna in folgender Aufteilung abgehandelt wird: Band 1: Tagfalter. Band 2: Spinner und Schwärmer. Band 3: Eulenartige Nachtfalter. Band 4: Spannerartige Nachtfalter. Diese Gliederung wurde auch für die folgenden Abteilungen zu den übrigen drei biogeographischen Regionen beibehalten; 1932-1954 erschienen zur paläarktischen Abteilung noch 4 Supplementbände, die jedoch allesamt ausgesprochen selten sind.

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        Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz. Hier et demain - Contes et Nouvelles. (1 éléphant)

      Paris, Collection Hetzel 1910 - 2 ouvrages en 1 volume. Les Voyages Extraordinaires. 62 gravures monochromes. 12 hors texte en couleurs. Complet & Contrôlé. Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz. Illustrations par George Roux. Hier et demain - Contes et Nouvelles. Illustrations par L. Benett, F. de Myrbach et George Roux. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. Paris, Collection Hetzel - 1910 - 219 et 247 pages. Imprimé par Gauthier-Villars, relié par Engel. Cartonnage polychrome Hetzel à 1 éléphant. Titre dans l'éventail. Dos au phare. 2e plat avec initiales JH. Tranches dorées. Gouttière régulière. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(28x18). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Concerning The Three Principles Of The Divine Essence

      London: John M Watkins, 1910. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. Good. 1st Printing Lxiv, 809 Pp. First Printing Of This 1910 Edition, With New Preface By Barker, Otherwise A Facsimile [Text Is Completely Modernized And Footnoted] Of The Rare 1648 Edition. Green Cloth, Gilt. Binding Completely Refurbished And Rebacked With Original Cloth Spine And Covers, Original Gilt Still Bright, Covers Clean And Evenly Colored. Former Owner's Signature Dated 1971. The Frontispiece Is Tipped Onto The Page Facing The Title Page, But There Is Printing On The Back Of The Plate, Indicating It Was Removed From Another Publication, But There Is Another Plate, A Portrait Of Boehme, Facing The First Page Of The Preface, Which Appears Original. A Large, Heavy Book; International Postage By Usps Priority Mail Or Express Mail Box, Insured, Is About $65.

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        Lot of 27 South Pacific Colored Magic Lantern Slides by J. Alex Brown. Ca. 1910.

      1910. New Zealand, Australia, Tahiti, Samoa, and Fiji, illustrating native life, farming, landscape, hunting, fishing, architecture, etc. The Reverend Brown was apparently a maven of the Magic Lantern, giving illustrated lectures on a wide range of topics. Each slide has a typed title on border. Some include; "Samoa--Chief's wife. South seas", "Native of Fiji", "Maori wood carver. New Zealand", "Poi dance at Ngapuna. New Zealand. North". the lot

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        Railway Map of the Dominion of Canada. 1910. Honourable Frank Oliver, Minister. W. W. Cory, Deputy Minister [Original 1910 Map in Eight Parts]

      Department of the Interior Canada, 1910. Undetermined. very good. Original 1910 Map in 8 Seperate parts. Eight seperate sheets each measuring roughly 31" X 29.5" (78.75 X 75 cm). Some discolouration and mild chipping to the edges though generally not intrusive past the margins. Soft colouring. Slight rippling. A nice looking set. very good An interesting and very large map showing the Railway Dominion of Canada. Relief shown by spot heights. Includes "Index to railways" and "Table of railway distances.". 1910

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        Internationale Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse Bd. XV - XXVI (11 Bde.): .

      4, je ca. 600 S., einzelne Taf., Privat-HLdr. m. goldgepr. Rückenschildchen, und 5 Zierbünden., Umschläge nicht beigebunden, sonst gute Exemplare. Pro Jg. 4 Hefte, davon 1 Doppelheft. - Als "offizielles Organ" der Internationalen psychoanalytische Vereinigung erschien seit 1910 das "Zentralblatt für Psychoanalyse", redigiert von Wilhelm Stekel. Nachdem Stekel aus der psychoanalytischen Bewegung ausschied, aber nicht bereit war, die Kontrolle über das Blatt aufzugeben, gründete Freud 1913 die "Internationale Zeitschrift für Ärztliche Psychoanalyse", die 1920 in "Internationale Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse" (IZP) umbenannt wurde. Nach dem Anschluss Österreichs 1938 wurde der Internationale Psychoanalytische Verlag liquidiert.

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        Pictures in Color

      New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1910. Bound in 1/2 olive cloth and paper covered boards with pictorial coverplate and gilt titles. Folio. 12.5" x 17.5". The First Edition. Illustrated with 16 full page colour plates on coated paper by Harrison Fisher. The mildest of rubbing to front board. Front cover slightly bowed. Repaired small tears to fly leaf and half-title which extend laterally 2" from gutter and affect no images. An unusually tight and bright Near Fine copy of a title most often found in deplorable condition.

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        The North Pole.

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1910. Its discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club. With an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt and a foreword by Gilbert H. Grosvenor. Large octavo. Original dark blue vertically-ribbed cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, pictorial stamp to front cover in white, grey, and red, top edges gilt. Coloured frontispiece and 7 coloured plates from photographs, large folding map, 100 monochrome illustrations from photographs. Front inner joint cracked but sound, slight glue residue on front pastedown (from removal of bookplate), frontispiece lightly creased, but overall a superior copy. First trade edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper by the Arctic explorer Donald MacMillan: "Ak-su-nai! (May you be strong), Eskimo greeting, Donald MacMillan". Donald Baxter MacMillan (1874-1970), "explorer, sailor, teacher, philanthropist, researcher, and lecturer, made over 30 expeditions to the Arctic in his 46-year career. He travelled over 300,000 miles charting new territory, training students, performing scientific research and studying and aiding the native people of Labrador and Greenland. He pioneered the use of radios, airplanes, and electricity in the Arctic, brought back films and thousands of photographs of Arctic scenes, and put together a dictionary of the Inuktikut language" (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin college online). MacMillan ran a series of summer schools "where boys could learn seamanship and navigation... Through his summer schools MacMillan came to the attention of the polar explorer Robery Edwin Peary, himself an alumnus of Bowdoin, and for several years the two maintained a correspondence. As a result, MacMillan was offered a place on nPeary's expedition of 1905-06, but teaching commitments caused him to postpone the opportunity until 1908, when he accompanied Peary on his final and successful assault on the North Pole. Unfortunately, on the way to the pole, MacMillan, who had suffered frost-bite to his heels and had nearly lost his life after falling though the ice, was forced to return south on 14.3.08. The party had reached 84° 29' N and was some twenty-six days from its destination" (Howgego, Polar, M11). Macmillan is pictured opposite p. 17 and is mentioned a number of times (hunting walrus, "ill with grip", reconnoitring, "takes charge of sports", "entertains Eskimos" etc). At p. 231 Peary comments "MacMillan was invaluable to me during this period. Seeing the restlessness of the Eskimos, and without waiting for any suggestion from me, he gave himself absolutely to the problem of keeping them occupied and interested in games and athletic 'stunts' of one kind and another. This was one of those opportunities which circumstances give a man silently to prove the mettle of which he is made". This is the work that forms the basis for Peary's claims to have been first to the pole. In his history of Arctic exploration, Fergus Fleming describes Peary as "undoubtedly the most driven, possibly the most successful and probably the most unpleasant man in the annals of polar exploration" (Ninety Degrees North: The Quest for the North Pole, 2001, chapter 16 "I must have fame"). Copies are seldom found in such attractive condition and with such an appealing provenance.

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        AFFICHE : GEGEN UNFALL VERSICHERT HELVETIA

      - Date : 1910 Dimensions : 91x125cm Imp : Paul Bender, Zurich Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

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        Human Nature Its Inner States and Outer Forms

      Chicago, IL: The Progress Company, 1910. 202 pages plus ads. One of New Psychology Series by Atkinson. Text is clean and binding tight. Not a reproduction and not former library book.Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation.. First Edition. Green Cloth with Gilt Title. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Gran Panorama Argentino. I° Centinario 1910.

      Talleres Heliograficos de Ortega & Radaelli,, Buenos Aires, 1910 - Album cm. 48 x 26. Composto di circa 400 pagine, ognuna con un’illustrazione, 28 dei queste stampate a colori. Le tavole rappresentano vedute, ritratti di personaggi celebri e scene della storia argentina, le immagini sono racchiuse in cornici tipografiche di vari colori. Tela editoriale rossa con titoli oro sul primo piatto. Esemplare in ottimo stato.

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        MORE JINGLES, JOKES, AND FUNNY FOLKS

      1910. WAIN. (WAIN,LOUIS)illus. MORE JINGLES, JOKES, AND FUNNY FOLKS written by Clifton Bingham. NY: McLoughlin nd circa 1910. 4to, pict. wraps, VG+. Illus. with great color cover by Wain plus each page features Wain's humorous illustrations, all but 2 of which feature cats. Very scarce.

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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

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        Contes à Ninon -

      E. Flammarion Sans date (1910) -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8. Reliure modeste demi-basane rouge. Dos lisse avec filets dorés. Papier jauni. Bel état intérieur. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE illustré de 57 DESSINS ORIGINAUX de Albert MORAND réalisés au crayon noir ou de couleur, à la plume, au fusain ou à l'aquarelle (dont 10 hors-texte avec 3 portraits en couleurs sont celui de Zola). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BLUE, RED, GREEN, YELLOW, PINK, GREY, VIOLET, CRIMSON, BROWN, ORANGE, OLIVE and LILAC FAIRY BOOKS, A COMPLETE SET

      London: Longmans Green & Co., 1889-1910 - Twelve volumes, all first London editions first issues, 18 x 12cm (8vo), in publisher's cloth w/gilt designs to fr. covers & spines, gilt titles to spines, a.e.g., w/numerous in-text b&w & colour illus., & frontis & several full-page b&w & colour plates in each vol. Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., London. The "Blue," "Red," "Green" & "Crimson" are Good; the "Yellow," "Pink," "Violet," "Brown," "Orange" "Olive" & "Lilac" are Very Good; & the "Grey" is a brilliant Near-Fine copy; please contact us if additional details are required. Instant gratification for any serious collector of these highly sought-after children's books. Green passim, Osborne 35. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        M. NAPPELBAUM RUSSIAN JEWISH PHOTOGRAPHER CABINET PHOTO OLD JEW MINSK PRE 1910

      M. NAPPELBAUM RUSSIAN JEWISH PHOTOGRAPHER CABINET PHOTO OF AN OLD JEW MINSK, PRE 1910 SIGNEDPHOTOGRAPHS OF M.NAPPELBAUM TILL 1910 ARE VERY RARE! SIGNED IN THE PLATE: M.NAPPELBAUM MINSK.LEFT MONOGRAM OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER MISEY NAPPELBAUM WORKED IN MINSK FROM 1895 TILL 1910 ON REVERSE SIDE UPPER LEFT WRITTEN: RAKOW, OBVIOUSLY IT'S THE NAME OF THE MAN ON PHOTO SIZE: 16.3 x 10.8 cm. (6.4 x 4.2") CONDITION - SEE CAREFULLY PHOTOS SOME WEAR, SOME RUBBING, DAMPING TO LOWER RIGHT EDGE AND TO REVERSE SIDEISEND IT EMS NAPPELBAUM Misey Solomonovich (1869-1958), photographer. He lived in St. Petersburg from 1910 and created the gallery of the city's public figures: Yury Annenkov, Anna Akhmatova, Alexander Block, Alexander Glazunov, Vsevolod Meyerkhold, Mikhail Kuzmin, Fedor Shalyapin, et al. He managed to reflect the true emotional state of his models, maintaining the plastic integrity of their images. His works were published in the journal Solntse Rossii. In 1918, he held his first personal exhibition in the Anichkov Palace. Poets and musicians used to meet in his studio (Nevsky Prospect, 72) on Mondays. In 1919, he moved to Moscow. He wrote the memoirs From Craft to Art (Moscow, 1958). Nappelbaum erarbeitete im November 1918 eine Fotomontage „Führer der proletarischen Revolution": Sie zeigt Lenin, Sinowjew, Lunatscharski, Trotzki, Kamenew und Swerdlow. Im selben Jahr fertigte er eines der berühmtesten Lenin-Porträts an, das eine Millionenauflage erlebte. Moses Nappelbaum war der Vater von Frederika, Ida (eine Schriftstellerin und Fotografin), Lilya (eine Dichterin und Literaturkritikerin), Olga und Lew Nappelbaum. Моисе́й Соломо́нович Наппельба́ум (14 (26) декабря 1869, Минск -- 13 июня 1958, Москва) -- выдающийся фотомастер, создавший собственную, только ему присущую творческую манеру исполнения студийного фотопортрета. Родился в Минске в 1869 году. В 1884 году поступил учеником в фотоателье «Боретти». В 1888 году покинул Минск и странствовал по России и другим странам. Побывал в Смоленске, Москве, Варшаве, Вильнюсе, Евпатории. Во время пребывания в Америке, работал в Нью-Йорке, Филадельфии, Питсбурге. В 1895 году вернулся в Минск и открыл павильон портретной фотографии. В 1910 году переезжает в Петербург и сотрудничает с журналом «Солнце России». В Москве ателье Наппельбаума размещалось в доме Анненковых на углу Петровки и Кузнецкого Моста, в Петрограде -- на Невском,72. В январе 1918 года делает превосходный портрет Ленина -- один из лучших в фотографической Лениниане. В те же годы сделал ряд портретов соратников Ленина. Среди них особо удачные Ф.Дзержинского, Вацлава Воровского, Луначарского и других. В 1919 году при поддержке Якова Свердлова организует при ВЦИКе -- первую государственную фотографию. В 20-30 годы фотографирует выдающихся людей страны: артистов, писателей, художников, ученых. Отец поэтессы Лили Наппельбаум, литературоведа Ольги Грудцовой В основу этой манеры положил особые приемы работы со светом, позволяющие создавать аскетичный и одновременно яркий и достоверный образ портретируемого. Наппельбаум -- мастер композиционного решения кадра, изобразительного нюанса. При кажущейся простоте портреты Наппельбаума полны внутреннего драматизма, типичного для русской художественной традиции. Искусно сочетал в своих работах элементы формализма и понимание фотографии как документа. Несмотря на очевидную аполитичность, еще в 1918 году Наппельбаум выполнил портрет Ленина, позже -- Сталина. В 1938 году, подписав договор с президиумом Академии наук СССР, выполнил знаменитую серию портретов действительных членов Академии. К техническим особенностям следует отнести любовь фотографа к съемке с одним источником света, использование (чаще всего) объектива Фохтлендер Коллинеар 420 mm, 1: 7,7 и применение живописных кистей для обработки негатива в процессе проявки.  

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        The North Pole.

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1910. Its discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club. With an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt and a foreword by Gilbert H. Grosvenor. Large octavo. Original dark blue vertically-ribbed cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, pictorial stamp to front cover in white, grey, and red, top edges gilt. Coloured frontispiece and 7 coloured plates from photographs, large folding map, 100 monochrome illustrations from photographs. Binding just lightly rubbed at extremities, scratch marks at head of front cover, front inner joint shaken, map detached from stub, title page lightly foxed but withal a superior copy, clean, bright and sharp-cornered. First trade edition, first printing. Loosely inserted is a fascinating autograph note signed on a card: "Will you kindly request the representative of the Herald to make no reference whatever to the Dedrick matter. Not even to say that I did not mention it. Peary. [signed in a secretarial hand bottom right:] Club"; inscribed on verso in same secretarial hand: "Comdr Robert E. Peary", and in another hand "To Sec'y Batchellor of the Commercial Club, December 18, 1902 – who gave it to me. E. S(?). Ryder". The note explains that Peary gave the note to Batchellor (more correctly Batcheller) of the Commercial Club, who in turn gave it to Ryder. Robert Batcheller was secretary of the Commercial Club of Boston and wrote an account of his trip to Cuba in 1905 – "a wonderful account of Cuba from the eye of an American businessman" (Commercial Club of Boston Records 1874-1953, p. 8). The newspaper referred to, therefore, would be the Boston Herald. Peary alludes to the surgeon on his 1898-1902 expedition to the Arctic, northern Canada and Greenland, Dr Thomas S. Dedrick. This excursion, on the Windward, coincided with a Norwegian expedition into the same Greenland waters, under the command of Otto Sverdrup. Peary believed that Sverdrup was attempting to beat him to the North Pole and "in panic, on 20.12.98, he took Dedrick, Henson [Peary's valet and confederate across twenty-two years of exploration] and two Inuit and sledged north to reach Fort Conger in eighteen days. The journey, which put both his own life and those of his companions in jeopardy, resulted in Peary being severely frost-bitten. Six of his toes needed to be amputated, and a month was spent in bed while storms raged outside. In February 1899, when the weather had cleared, Peary, Dedrick and Henson trekked the 400 kilometres back to Cape D'Urville and on 13.3.99, aboard the Windward, Dedrick amputated two more of Peary's toes, leaving only the smallest of stumps on each footÂ… Peary and his party spent the winter of 1900-01 at Fort Conger, but Peary's record for the expedition is inexplicably blank for this period. Dedrick fell out with Peary, feeling that as expedition's doctor he was not receiving the consideration to which he was entitled and was being forced to carry out menial tasks below his station. In retaliation, Peary fired him and ordered him back to the United States, but Dedrick went no further than Etah [northern Greenland] where he lived in an icehole and attended to the needs of the Inuit. He would return occasionally to Cape Sabine and Fort Conger, but only when he thought his services as doctor were needed... [in August 1901] Dr Dedrick, Peary's long-suffering surgeon, was ordered to return home with the [support ship] Erik but refused, preferring instead to minister to the needs of the Inuit of Etah where an epidemic had broken out. Peary refused him even the little coffee, sugar and few biscuits he requestedÂ… [but a year later Peary] collected DedrickÂ… and returned to the United States after an absence of four years" (Howgego, Polar, P7). Following this, Dedrick "spoke to the press and wrote letters to influential people trying to explain his position. Peary remained silent. When Dedrick was accepted into the Arctic Club, Peary tendered his resignation. In Europe, Dedrick was seen as a hero who had not abandoned his post, even when his commander turned against him" (Anthony Galvin, The Great Polar Fraud, 2014). The North Pole is the work that forms the basis for Peary's claims to have been first to that pole. In his history of Arctic exploration, Fergus Fleming describes Peary as "undoubtedly the most driven, possibly the most successful and probably the most unpleasant man in the annals of polar exploration" (Ninety Degrees North: The Quest for the North Pole, 2001, chapter 16 "I must have fame"). Peary's book is seldom found in such attractive condition; the note records an important moment in his career and is particularly revealing of Peary's acute sensitivity with regard to his public persona.

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        Revolution and Other Essays

      Mac Millan & Company, New York 1910 - ix+309+[iv ads] pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2"). bound in original publisher's burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover with the preferred "THE MACMILLAN COMPANY" on spine. 2,130 copies printed. (BAL 11916) (Sisson & Martens 46) First edition. A collection of 13 essays written between 1900 and 1908, published in 1910. The lead essay, "Revolution", outlines how and why London renounced capitalism as a failed social system and declared himself an active participant in the "socialist revolution", the last essay is an autobiographical piece, and the essays in between are on diverse subjects. A few of the “essays” are actually humorous short fiction stories; others are serious, sometimes angry rants against capitalistic greed and political corruption. All of the pieces are thought-provoking and excellently written, though only loosely intellectual, highly opinionated, and rife with contradiction, as was London himself. Condition: Corners gently bumped, spine ends and corners moderately rubbed, previous owner's name on front end paper. A better than very good copy lacking dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc. ABAA,IOBA,TxBA]
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        Montage photograph of Rupert Brooke

      1910. Vintage gelatin silver print photo montage, mounted to card embossed "J. Palmer Clarke, Cambridge," and signed in pencil beneath image ("J. Palmer Clarke"), docketed on verso, "Mr. [Francis] Cornford, Conduit Head, Madingly Road, Cambridge". 4 x 5-3/4 in. Creasing to mount, image fine. Vintage gelatin silver print photo montage, mounted to card embossed "J. Palmer Clarke, Cambridge," and signed in pencil beneath image ("J. Palmer Clarke"), docketed on verso, "Mr. [Francis] Cornford, Conduit Head, Madingly Road, Cambridge". 4 x 5-3/4 in. A ?previously unknown photo-montage of Rupert Brooke. Provenance: Francis Cornford, husband of poet Frances Cornford (née Darwin), granddaughter of Charles Darwin (docketed on verso of mount)

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        Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics; with the assistance of John A. Selbie, M.A., D.D. and Louis H. Gray, M.A. Ph.D.

      Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1910. Early Edition. Cloth. Fine/None. B&W Photos. 13 volumes, 4tos (11 1/4" x 8"), maroon cloth with gilt stamping on spines, volume I contains 12 black and white plates, Vol. I: xx + 888pp.- + [B&W] Illustrations to Art in Manuscripts Christian & Muhannadan -903pp.; Vol. II: xxii + 901pp.; Vol. III: xvi + 901pp. [Historical Table of Confessions of Faith in Christendom by W.A. Curtis through page 910]; Vol. IV: xvi + 907pp.; Vol. V: xvi + 908pp.; Vol. VI: xviii + 890pp.; Vol. VII: xx + 911pp.; Vol. VIII: xx + 892pp.; Vol. IX: xx + 911pp.; Vol. X: xx + 915pp.; Vol. XI: (1920) xx + 916pp.; Vol. XII: xxiv + 876pp.; Vol. XIII Index ix + 757pp. [1926] black pebbled cloth with gold spine lettering & NOT UNIFORM; overall ~ 60 lbs. An Extraordinarily well written, scholarly study of an enormous number of subjects dealing with religion and ethics. A set in Excellent Condition internally and externally. Spines uniformly tanned to look somewhat like calf. Index volume is later and in black pebbled cloth of similar size, but not uniform in the maroon cloth of the main set. Vol. II,I p.1: a small piece lost from lower right corner of the page. Because of the size and weight of these volumes (each being about 5 pounds), extra shipping charges will apply. Estimated shipping to San Francisco, California = $35 or more, depending upon the type of shipping. The last volume is out of series and bound in black cloth. A few pages have cleanly torn and been neatly repaired.

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        The Rhinegold and The Valkyrie.

      London Heinemann 1910 - Limited edition numbered 785 of 1150, signed by Rackham on limitation page, 4to., illustrated with 34 tipped in colour plates on brown paper, captioned tissue guards, 1910 Arthur Rackham exhibition flyer tipped in, publisher's full vellum gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, as published, sympathetic replacement ties, a few random spots, mostly to endpapers, age-toning to spine, otherwise a fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Geldsorten aller Länder. [Orig.-Sammelalbum mit 47 Postkarten in Reliefprägung: Kompletter Münzsatz einer Nation in metallischer Reliefprägung mit Nationalflagge und Umrechnungstablle.]

      Berlin, Heimbrecht, o. J. [1910] OLwd.-Sammelalbum. Mit allen 47 Postkarten und der dreiseitigen Beschreibung \"Bemerkungen zu der Karten-Sammlung \"Die Geldsorten aller Länder\". - Kl. hds. Nr. a. Ebd., rückw. leicht tintenfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Schönes Originalalbum mit geprägten Einbandtitel. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Handel und Verkehr; Numismatik

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        THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. AN ADVERTISEMENT OF A BOOK WHICH WILL CONTAIN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS OF ALL KNOWN PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

      New York. 1910. - [1],5pp., plus photographic frontispiece portrait. Original printed wrappers. Corners somewhat worn. Internally clean. Very good. Prospectus for the quite rare visual biography, THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, made up of prints from the photograph collection of Frederick Hill Meserve. Meserve purchased nearly the entire Brady archive of Lincoln material and arranged for facsimiles of the numerous photographs to be published in the advertised volume, which was limited to 102 copies. The book was published the following year. Meserve is considered to be the first great American photograph collector, and he amassed the definitive collection of Abraham Lincoln photographs during his pursuits. The collection is now at Yale. A rare piece of printing in and of itself, with a photographic frontispiece portrait of Lincoln.

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        THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.... AN ADVERTISEMENT OF A BOOK WHICH WILL CONTAIN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS OF ALL KNOWN PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN...

      New York, 1910. [1],5pp., plus photographic frontispiece portrait. Original printed wrappers. Corners somewhat worn. Internally clean. Very good. Prospectus for the quite rare visual biography, THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, made up of prints from the photograph collection of Frederick Hill Meserve. Meserve purchased nearly the entire Brady archive of Lincoln material and arranged for facsimiles of the numerous photographs to be published in the advertised volume, which was limited to 102 copies. The book was published the following year. Meserve is considered to be the first great American photograph collector, and he amassed the definitive collection of Abraham Lincoln photographs during his pursuits. The collection is now at Yale. A rare piece of printing in and of itself, with a photographic frontispiece portrait of Lincoln.

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        On The Road With The Base Ball Bugs (title page title: "Around The World with the Base Ball Bugs: A Collection of the Best Yarns and Humor of Our Great Game)

      J. Reagan & Co, Chicago 1910 - First edition. Pulp pub lication of 93 pp. in red anbd greenb illustrated stiff wrappers with comic baseball drawings, white background (also seen in yellow, no priority0. Illustrated with humorous original drawings. One of the scarcest of the early 20th century baseball books, a collection of jokes, anecdotes, humorous verse, etc about baseball. Wrapper clean and bright, monor rounding at the corners; shallow loss to the spine ends; rear wrap has a chip at the outer edge that extends to the final few leaves not affecting the text. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Judaica Russia S.M. Dubnov Vseobshchaya istoriya evreyev 1-3 Books 1st ed. 1905

      Judaica. Russian Art Nouveau Binding S.M. Dubnov "Vseobshchaya istoriya evreyev" 1- 3 Books in 2 Bindings 1st book. St-Petersburg, 1910., XVI, 639 pp., second, revised edition 2nd book. St-Petersburg, 1905., III, 540 pp., first edition 3rd book. St-Petersburg, 1906., 2, 350 pp., first edition Half leather, leather corner, art nouveau gold stamped decoration and lettering. Gold edges to all sides Binding was made in Warsaw 1913 by A.Kamen The boos were given to couple G.I and H.M. Dauman from S.Ya. Kaplinski Warsaw, 1913. With photo of S.Ya. Kaplinski (Inscription on front endpapers) Condition: Covers worn, rubbed, chipped, corners slightly bumped 1st book - yellow - light brown paper, endpapers and title page foxed Many pages with foxing stains, some pages foxed more some less, some minimal 2nd & 3rd books - yellow paper, endpapers and title page foxed, Ca. ¼ - 1/3 pages with foxing stains, some pages foxed more some less, some minimal Total weight: 2165gr. С. М.

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        Die Sprache des Körpers in 721 Bildern

      Leipzig: J. J. Weber, 1910. First edition. Softcover. near fine. Quarto. XLI, 167pp. Original illustrated wrappers with gilt lettering on cover. The language of the body in 721 pictures. Fascinating work on the art of acting, profusely illustrated with 721 b/w photographic illustrations demonstrating body poses and emotions. The work is thoroughly researched and points to various previously publications on the subject, e.g. Cludius in "Grundriss der körperlichen Beredsamkeit," who alone points to some 73 Greek, Roman, German, English and French writers dealing with the subject. The author discusses professions asides actors that benefit from the knowledge on body language, e.g. public speakers, painters, sculptors, caricaturists, detectives, educators, etc. as well as the origins of body language, the relation of gestures and language, gestures and emotions, etc. The 721 b/w photographs with a magnitude of expressions is accompanied by a detailed listing at front, describing the respective emotions relating to the various gestures portrait by the photographs. Text in German. Wrappers and interior in near fine condition.

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        Documents scientifiques de la mission Tilho (1906-1909)

      1910 - 2 fort volumes in-4 de I. LX, Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1910-1911, in-4, 2 fort volumes in-4 de I. LX, 412 pages et 76 planches et cartes (dont des dépliantes) ; et de II. VIII, 631 et (1) pages, et 131 planches et cartes ; 7 cartes dépliantes (sur 8) sous emboitage, exemplaire broché, Unique édition, très rare avec les cartes. Le troisième volume, publié en 1914 est manquant. Ouvrage fondamental pour la connaissance géographique de l'hydrographie, de la climatologie, de l'histoire, de l'anthropologie, de la faune, de la flore, et de l'ethnographie des régions du Tchad et du Niger. Très bel exemplaire, intact et non coupé [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Man's Redemption of Man, A Lay Sermon, McEwan Hall Edinburgh, Sunday July 2nd 1910

      Constable and Co. Ltd, London 1910 - First Edition. Sextodecimo, original blue soft leather 'wrappers', 60 pp. Very Scarce. This copy with small Christmas card "From the Author" (printed) laid in. Attractive volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Fish.

      New York, ca. 1910. - Collection of 13 chromolithographs each signed Denton in the plate. Sheet: 8 x 11 inches. Weak-Fish, Calico Bass, Bullhead, Canadian Red Trout, Pickerel, Scup; Porgy, Small mouthed Black Bass, Perch, Atlantic Salmon, Mascalonge, Sea Bass, Pike, Land Locked Salmon. Few with marginal tears and light stains. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        VOTES FOR CATHERINE SUSAN AND ME.

      Unpaged. (24) pages. Illustrated with 11 colour plates of which one is double-page. Original pictorial wrappers over plain boards. First edition.A very good copy. By far the most difficult of all Ainslie's titles to find, and a rare venture into feminism and politics for a children's book.

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        The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. vg. Quarto. ((11" x 9") 129pp Eleaborate gilt lettering and design to cover and spine. Thirty mounted color illustrations with tissue guards by Edmund Dulac .Frontispiece has a corner vertical crease. Bookplate of former owner. There is a seven inch split in gutter of front endpaper. Some light taning to back endpapers. Bottom corners light bumped. A very nice copy of one of Dulac's best works.

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        The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie

      William Heinemann 1910 - "The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie" by Richard Wagner. Translated by Margaret Armour. First edition. Published by William Heinemann, London, 1910. Illustrated with colored plates by Arthur Rackham. Measures 7.25" x 10", 159 pages. Bound in red goat with raised bands to the spine. Gilt lettering and decorations to the spine, with stamped border on boards. Embellished with gilt dentelles around the perimeter of the marbled paste-downs. The book is in very good plus to near fine condition. The leather is well preserved with light wear at the hinges. The gilt is bright and fresh. Slight musty smell. The textblock is clean with beautifully preserved plates. The binding is sound. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory # (F5-42) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE MUMMY MOVES .

      T. Werner Laurie n.d. [1910]., London - Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-332 [333] [334: blank] [335-342: ads], title page printed in green and black, original pictorial terra cotta cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue and green, publisher's monogram stamped in blue on rear panel. First edition. Fetish murders and blood sacrifices in the heart of London, the crimes solved by Detective Dodson. Hubin (1994), p. 319. Miller and Macartney (1956), p. 190. Early owner's name and date on front paste-down. Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer joints, tanning to endpapers and page edges, a very good copy. Scarce. (#156834) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VARIOUS ARTICLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY HOWARD PYLE BOUND TOGETHER AS ONE VOLUME.

      N.P.: Privately bound by a former owner, n.d. (ca 1920)., 1910. First edition. First edition. Two-tone full leather, n. p. (approximately 300 pp.), double column, illustrated, many in color. 8vo. This is a most unusual book as someone has compiled from many magazine publications, articles written by and illustrations by Howard Pyle. Articles have been taken from THE CENTURY MAGAZINE, HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, and SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE. The date of each entry range from May 1876 through November 1907, with assorted dates in between. An interesting and varied collection of the writings and illustrations of Howard Pyle. Lightly rubbed at the spine ends and covers lightly soiled else a very good, tight, clean copy of a unique item. Housed in a cloth slipcase.

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        Six volumes from The Sacred Books of the Buddhists series including: Dialogues of the Buddha in 3 volumes; Further Dialogues of the Buddha in 2 volumes; plus,The Minor Anthologies of the Pali Cannon, Part II: Udana: Verses of Uplift and Itivuttaka: As It Was Said.

      London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, Various dates 1910-1935. Hard Cover. Very Good condition. Volumes II through IV are parts 1, 2, and 3 of The Dialogues. Vols. V & VI are parts 1 & 2 of Further Dialogues. Dark brown cloth spines, paper spine labels; over red cloth. Rubbing to cloth at edges & corners; occasional scuffs & superficial scrapes; spine labels with moderate tanning and some additions in pen on paper spine labels "Digha Nikaya" for the Dialogues and "Majjima Nikaya" for Further Dialogues; also the 'parts' noted in pen on title pages under volume number on vols. II, V, and VI.; bookplates on front pastedowns all volumes. Otherwise generally all very solid bindings, interiors fresh.

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        Scarce Signed Photograph

      1910 - 9.75 x 7.25 inches, heavy stock deckle-edged black-and-white portrait, no place, no date, circa 1910, signed "S. Baruch" -- a distinguished shoulder-up image with his trademark small rimmed glasses and Van Dyke beard. Outstanding contrast as Baruch has signed on the white border below his image. Near fine condition. Jewish physician and pioneer of hydrotherapy in the United States but best known as the father of financier Bernard Baruch. He began his career as a surgeon in the Confederate Army, twice being captured by Union troops. After the battle of Gettysburg, upon General Lee's retreat, he was ordered to stay behind to care for some 225 seriously wounded Southern soldiers. His legacy lives on with a Medical School in North Carolina and a Public School in New York City named after him. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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