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        The Tesla High Frequency Coil - Its Construction and Uses

      New York: D. Van Nostrand Company Inc.. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1910. First Edition.

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        Overland to India

      Macmillan and Co., Limited, , 1910. 2 volumes octavo. Original mid-blue cloth, title gilt to spine, camel head tool to the upper boards, top edges gilt, others uncut. In dust jackets. Coloured frontispieces and 4 other coloured plates, numerous black and white plates from photographs, 4 folding panoramas, 2 large folding coloured maps. Cloth a touch dulled in places, light toning, one photographic section a little loose, but overall a very good set in slightly rubbed and chipped jackets, that of Volume I lacking the top part of the spine, but unusual thus nonetheless. First edition in English, same year as the first in Swedish. An account of Hedin's journey from Tehran to Lahore, extensively, and superbly, illustrated from the author's own photographs.

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        Copper half-relief of Horatio Nelson

      1910. NELSON, Horatio. Copper half-relief bust portrait of Horatio Nelson. Society for Nautical Research, circa 1910. Copper half-relief measuring 11-1/2 by 16 inches; framed in birdseye maple, entire piece measures 14-1/2 by 18-1/2 inches. $25,000.Striking copper half-relief bust portrait of Horatio Nelson in military uniform, fashioned out of copper hull sheathing from the flagship where he fell, the H.M.S. Victory, captioned ""Nelson"" in the relief, handsomely framed in simple birdseye maple.This beautiful copper half-relief bust portrait of Horatio Nelson was fashioned out of the copper hull sheathing of the flagship where he fell in battle, the H.M.S. Victory. The solid, finely hammered and chased artwork shows tool marks and gilding under an even, well-aged patina, evidence of the quality of the craftsmanship. Following the battle of Trafalgar, the H.M.S. Victory was badly damaged and could not return to port under the power of its own sail. After delivering Nelson's body to London, the Victory was repaired and remained in active service until 1812, when she was moored at Portsmouth. The ship then served as a training vessel for some time. However, by the turn of the 20th century, she had deteriorated so badly that, in 1910, a group of enthusiasts established the Society for Nautical Research to help fund restoration of the ship. The essential parts of the project were not completed until well after the close of the Second World War. The very last repairs were not completed until 2005, just in time for the bicentennial of Trafalgar. Today, the Victory is the oldest commissioned warship in the world and attracts over 350,000 visitors per year as a museum ship. To help fund its restoration efforts, the Society for Nautical Research took unusable parts, such as nails and cooper sheathing, and melted them down to be refashioned as souvenirs. This handsome piece was among the most elaborate of these. From the military collection of Rodney Hilton Brown, founder of the War Museum, New York. Featured in an April 2015 article in The Mariner's Mirror, ""Benjamin T. Hill's HMS Victory Collection,"" by Rodney Hilton Brown.Tiny repaired split at top of relief, virtually invisible, that occurred upon manufacture. Fine condition.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1910 - 1910 to 1914 Wisden Hardbacks Set of 5.

      1910. This lot is a Set of 5 WW1 Hardback Wisdens - 1910 to 1914 Wisden Hardbacks. In Good to Very Good Condition but things to note re the 1912. The 1910 is in very good condition TFM to the page block else a 9/10, the 1911 has wear to the front board but excellent gilt and repaired hinges, the 1912 is in very good condition but the right front yellow pastedown and page 2 look facsimile, the 1913 is also in very good condition, a line to the spine cloth , the 1914 has a weak front hinge and slight wear to the front board but nice inside. All the books have their original photoplates.

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        Oak Pipe Rack Carved from H.M.S. Victory Timbers

      1910. (NELSON, Horatio). Oak Pipe Rack Carved from H.M.S. Victory Timbers. No place: circa 1910. Oak pipe rack, fashioned into the shape of an anchor with brass rings at the ends, designed to accommodate four pipes, 8 inches tall on a 7 by 3-inch base, with carved identification at bottom center: ""H.M.S. VICTORY"" $6500.Rare pipe rack carved from timbers of Admiral Nelson's flagship, H.M.S. Victory, to help fund restoration efforts to preserve the historic vessel early in the 20th century.The Battle of Trafalgar was a spectacular success for the British navy over the combined fleets of the French and Spanish navies, but the victory was tainted by the death of Admiral Lord Nelson, shot during the engagement by a French musketeer. Nelson's flagship H.M.S. Victory had been badly damaged in the fight and was towed to Gibraltar by HMS Neptune for repairs, before carrying Nelson's body to England where, after lying in state at Greenwich, he was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral on January 9, 1806. In 1910, the Society for Nautical Research was created to try and preserve the Victory for future generations, but the Admiralty was unable to help, having become embroiled in an escalating arms race; thus by the time Frank H. Mason published The Book of British Ships in 1911, Victory's condition was described as ""nothing short of an insult."" By 1921, she was in a very poor state, and the ""Save the Victory"" campaign was started, with shipping magnate Sir James Caird becoming a major contributor. (Restoration was finally completed well after the close of the Second World War; today, it is the oldest commissioned warship in the world and attracts over 350,000 visitors annually as a museum ship.) This pipe rack is from a generations-old British military and naval family collection; featured in an April 2015 article in The Mariner's Mirror, ""Benjamin T. Hill's HMS Victory Collection,"" by Rodney Hilton Brown.Typical age-wear with some minor oxidation to metal rings. An exceptional commemorative piece.

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        JOURNAL OF LAROCQUE FROM THE ASSINIBOINE TO THE YELLOWSTONE 1805

      Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1910., 1910. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Maroon cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 82 pp., introduction, footnotes. Peel 29 says "A journey to the Mandans made with Charles Mackenzie, another fur trader, while in the service of the N. W. C." Howes L IO7 says "First printing of the day-by-day journal of the first white man, after Verendrye, to visit the Big Horn country and the Crow Indians; first authoritative account of that tribe." Eberstadt 111: 657 says "A valuable source which easily ranks among the classics of the fur trade." Streeter III: 1832 says "... a valuable commentary upon the Lewis and Clark narrative as far as the Flatheads and Snakes are concerned." Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown sheet, else a clean, fine copy of an important fur trade item.

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        Yosemite

      San Francisco: Pillsbury Picture Company, 1910. 1st. Original wrappers. First Edition. Small oblong 8vo. [20] leaves bearing 10 tipped-in original Pillsbury photographs (with captions) of Yosemite and environs. Publisher's photo-illustrated stapled wrappers. An early and scarce photographic pamphlet on Yosemite; no copies located in OCLC and unknown to the Yosemite bibliographer, Dennis Kruska. Arthur Clarence Pillusbury (1870 - 1946) who operated the "Studio of the Three Arrows" in Yosemite from 1906 to 1927, was a master of the orotone. Pillsbury, following the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, set up his studio in Yosemite Valley and sold thousands of postcards and photographic prints to visitors. At one time, he employed a young Ansel Adams. Pillsbury also experimented with less conventional media such as motion picture technology, panoramic photography, and the orotone.

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        The Life of King Edward VII

      John C. Winston Co. 1910 - Lightly read. Foxing to page edges. Heavy scuffing to back cover. Sunning to spine. 472pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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.

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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.**

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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]

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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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        THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

      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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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        Fear

      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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        [Gartentor].

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

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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

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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. .

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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).

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        The Works of ?

      Harvard Co

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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

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        REWARDS AND FAIRIES in the scarce dustwrapper

      Doubleday , Page & Co., Garden City 1910 - xiv & 344 pages; Clean and tight in the publisher's green cloth binding in original dustjacket. This is the familiar Doubleday American trade binding design for titles written by the popular Rudyard Kipling, with bold lettering in gilt on the front cover and spine, and a pair of stylized images of a sailboat impressed in black -- large on the front cover and a smaller device on the spine. What is much less familiar is the presence of the rare dust jacket on this copy. This jacket consists of a thin, buff paper stock and has lettering and a pictorial device centered on the front panel printed in dark green. We share the disdain which experienced booksellers have for the use of the phrase "good for its age." This is a formula applied all too frequently by the ill-informed or lazy. In this case, the former can be forgiven to some extent, as dust jackets over one hundred years old are very rare, indeed. As luck would have it, this example is genuinely very good for any age, and deserves careful description. The front panel states the title and author, with a half-tone pictorial device at the panel's center (this is a smaller version of the final illustration, which faces p. 298 in the text). Under this pictorial device is a short description, making it clear that this volume represents the return of the popular "Puck of Pook's Hill" -- under this is the original price: "Illustrated, 1.50." The spine repeats the texts (minus the description of contents) and price from the front panel, with a smaller circular pictorial device, and with Doubleday, Page & Co.'s imprint at the foot. The front flap has a list of the 21 titles available in "The Pocket Kipling" -- ("Rich, red leather" binidings, 1.50 plus 7 cents postage, each). The rear flap has a notice of the 1910 special edition of Kipling's "Collected Poems" (with illustrations by W. Heath Robinson -- 3.50 - 10 in leather). The rear flap has ads for three "New Publications" from Doubleday, Page ["The Motor Maid" by C. N. and A. M. Williamson; "The Power and the Glory" by Grace MacGowan Cooke; and "Queen Sheba's Ring" by H. Rider Haggard]. This rare and entirely un-restored dust jacket is integral and clean, but has chipping with minor losses at the spine ends (especially at the top, where the shallow losses continue across the top edge of the front panel and top corner, but this very narrow band of loss never touches the double rules which frame the front panel); minor wear and a couple of closed tears continue at the other edges, with some minor rubbing at the hinges of the spine, particularly the rear hinge, which terminates at the bottom with a separation at the final inch and a half. The spine and the edges show minor toning. The volume itself is remarkable -- clean and crisp stamping in gilt and black, and original lustre to the ribbed cloth, and unworn tight corners and hinges. The endpapers are clean and unmarked and the hinges are tight and unworn. There is a tiny flake of white at the very bottom edge of the spine; and the original owner enclosed a newspaper clipping with the text of Kipling's poem "Tommy" which has browned, and left a small rectangle of toning to the second page of the "Contents" and the facing leaf listing the "Illustrations" -- pp. x & [xi} -- the clipping has been retained, but is now in an archival mylar sleeve. There are four full-page illustrations by Frank Craig -- (the same illustrations appear in the 1910 London edition from Macmillan). Kipling was awarded the first Nobel Prize issued to a writer of English literature in 1907. 'Rewards and Fairies' consists of a series of short stories set in historical times with a linking contemporary narrative. Dan and Una are two children, living in the Weald of Sussex in the area of Kipling's own home Bateman's. They have encountered Puck and he magically conjures up real and fictional individuals from Sussex's past to tell the children some aspect of its history and prehistory, though the episodes, in keeping [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Anniroc Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Les fleurs du mal

      Ferroud, Paris 1910 - Un volume, in-8 réimposé in-4, plein maroquin noir mosaïqué, orné sur le 1er plat d'une fleur d'orchidée grenat et verte, et sur le second d'un motif floral grenat, dos lisse mosaïqué décoré d'un motif floral grenat et vert, portant auteur, titre et date dorés, contre-plats et gardes de moire verte, couvertures conservées. Reliure moderne. [4], 292, [6] pages. Édition illustrée de 27 compositions en noir gravées à l'eau-forte par Decisy. Exemplaire de Georges Rochegrosse, réservé par André Ferroud, non numéroté, sur japon impérial, réimposé in-4 (185x250mm), avec 3 états de gravures : eau-forte pure avec remarque et sans la lettre, eau-forte terminée avec remarque et sans la lettre, état définitif avec la lettre. Exemplaire enrichi de deux études à la mine de plomb, non signées, de Georges Rochegrosse : l'une pour l'un des personnages du frontispice et l'autre pour celui de la vignette en couleurs de la page de titre. /// One volume, 8vo reimposed 4to, full black morocco mosaic inlaid, boards decorated with orchid inspired designs in purple and green morocco, gilt-lettered smooth spine decorated the same, green moiré fabric clothed inner boards, original wrappers bound in. Modern binding. [4], 292, [6] pages. Special deluxe gift copy, reserved by the publisher to his illustrator Georges Rochegrosse, printed on Japanese imperial vellum, with 2 extra suites of the illustrations: pure etching with inset engraving and without the letter, last state with inset engraving and without the letter, last state with the letter. Enriched copy with 2 graphite unsigned sketches by Georges Rochegrosse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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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 ?

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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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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        2 original unsigned photographs and one of the Royal Yacht annotated beside the images, (of Denmark, 1844-1925, Queen of Edward VII)]

      1910 - the first is very evocative and shows her from behind, on deck and gazing at a two-masted ship with flags on its yards, in the margin is "The Sea King's Daughter ! Queen Alexandra", the second shows Princess Victoria (1870-1948, daughter of Princess Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein) with glimpses of her aunts the Queen and Princess Beatrice (1857-1944, Princess Henry of Battenberg), the third shows the 'Victoria and Albert', 3½" x 4½" (2) and 4½" x 5½", [Isle of Wight], no date. c. laid down together on card Taken from a Royal album

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