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      1910. Original photograph album. Modern boards. Very Good. Nine (9) silver-gelatin professional prints mounted onto black cardstock leaves, with typewritten captions. Bound in modern black boards, printed cover label, 10" x 13.5". The photographs vary in size from 9.5" x 7.75" to 4.5" x 3.75" In Port de France, Martinique, large professional views show the city as seen from Calvary Hill Chapel, Mount Pelee volcano and the town of Saint-Pierre, the busy marketplace, and the statue of Napoleon Bonaparte's wife, Josephine, erected in 1859. ~~ Four striking city views of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas, then part of the Danish West Indies, evoke a sense of nostalgia, its principal street adorned with ironwork awnings and balconies, and well-dressed locals gathered in front of the telegraph office.

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        Buste d'Emile Zola EDITION ORIGINALE

      s.l., 1910. Fine. s.l. 1910, H : 28 cm ; l : 14 cm, autre. - Regulates original bust, signed lower right of the base, decorated with oak leaf, and captioned by the artist in typography mimicking the signature of Zola. Playing Jules is a French artist known especially for portraits of Richard Wagner, Cesar Frank, Frederic Chopin and Ludwig von Beethoven. He collaborated with Auguste Rodin and the founder Eugène Blot. The sculptor designed primarily works by art nouveau style. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Buste original en régule, signé en bas à droite de la base, ornée de feuille de chêne, par l'artiste et légendé dans une typographie imitant la signature de Zola. Jules Jouant est un artiste français réputé surtout pour les portraits de Richard Wagner, César Frank, Frédéric Chopin et Ludwig von Beethoven. Il collabora avec Auguste Rodin et le fondeur Eugène Blot. Le sculpteur conçut essentiellement des oeuvres de style art nouveau. Rare.

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        Les muses romaines et florentines EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: L. Vanier, 1910. Fine. L. Vanier, Paris 1910, 14x18cm, broché. - First Edition edition on laid, it has been printed in Holland paper 10 leading copies. Spine faded, otherwise nice and rare copy of the first book of the author. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur vergé d'édition, il n'a été tiré que 10 Hollande en grands papiers. Dos passé, sinon agréable et rare exemplaire du premier ouvrage de l'auteur.

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      Paris: Stock, 1910. Fine. Stock, Paris 1910, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition on current paper, false entry of the third edition, it has been printed in Holland paper 21 leading copies. Rare and friendly autograph dedication signed by the author "Mr. Lehmann." This is perhaps the actor Maurice Lehmann which illustrate precisely Color Time piece Guillaume Apollinaire staging, the year of the death of the poet, by far Claude and Louise Lara. Maurice Lehmann became the director of many theaters including the Theatre du Chatelet on. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de troisième édition, il n'a été tiré que 21 Hollande en grands papiers. Rare et amical envoi autographe signé de Guillaume Apollinaire à "Monsieur Lehmann". Il s'agit peut-être du comédien Maurice Lehmann qui s'illustrera justement dans Couleur du Temps pièce de Guillaume Apollinaire mise en scène, l'année de la mort du poète, par Claude Autant et Louise Lara. Maurice Lehmann deviendra par la suite directeur de nombreux théâtres dont le Théâtre du Châtelet. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Eighd. Postkarte mit einer Zeichnung. [ca. 9 x 14,1 cm].

      Kitzbüsel, -, 1910.. . Die Karte ist gelaufen. - "Es grüssen ?! ... Lukretz, T. J. Wimmer, M. Paul Brungsaul (?), L. Schuppemann (?). Servus. Schade dass Du nicht da bist Gruss an F.W. Orlik".

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        Votes for Catharine Susan and Me

      London: Castell Brothers Ltd, 1910. Beautifully illustrated book by Kathleen Ainslie, 24 pages in very bright clean condition. Story of Catharine and Susan, two wooden dolls, becoming involved with the suffragette movement and falling foul of the law, and giving in very quickly to going home with the lesson and thoughts of the time that was where they belonged. A splendidly illustrated book with full page colour illustrations and an insight to a bygone way of thinking. Outer covers are a little marked and lightly rubbed on edges.A very nice example of thisscarce book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST . First Edition First Printing. Illustrated Card Covers. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Kathleen Ainslie. 6 x 5 Inches. Card Covers.

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        FAMILIAR CHINESE FACES: A Selection of Figure Studies of Everyday Life From Photographs. [Shanghai Photo Studies]

      PHOTOGRAPHS OF SHANGHAINESE BY A FOREIGN PHOTOGRAPHER Shanghai [c.1910] - , McTavish. New stiff gray wrs., old coverslayed down,23 x 28 cm.,string tied, original covers browned,24 tipped-in images all very clean, [18] pages., Englishcaptions. FIRST & ONLY OBSCURE EDITION R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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      Chicago: Wm. F.E. Gurley, 1910.. 115 wide-margined cyanotypes, printed rectos only, plus three leaves of Contents. Contemporary three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Spine ends and corners worn. Light foxing, otherwise the photographs are bright, rich, and clean. Very good. An exceedingly rare and amazing presentation copy of Gurley's book of Chicago park photographs, with only two known copies in existence. Gurley has inscribed the book: "To my friend C.L. Frank with the hope of many happy returns Wm. F.E. Gurley Feb. 2, 1911." A "home- made" book with a title page and three leaves of Contents, all typewriter carbon copies, and 115 gorgeous cyanotypes featuring Chicago locations. The photographs depict scenes in various Chicago parks, specifically Washington Park (1-10), Jackson Park (11-87), Garfield Park (88-93), Douglas Park (94-101), Humboldt Park (102- 107), and some "Miscellaneous Views Outside of Parks" (108-115). The views are landscapes, buildings, bridges, statues, monuments, and so on. The Jackson Park images include a number of structures left over from the 1893 Columbian Exposition. William Frank Eugene Gurley was a graduate of Cornell; the 1908 Cornell "Ten Year Book" notes him as the Curator of Paleontology at the Walker Museum, University of Chicago. He was also listed in the 1917 Illinois Academy of Sciences directory as a paleontologist. As the present book shows, he was also a competent and serious amateur photographer. He had a good sense of history and organization in both the photos themselves and in the arrangement of his book. A rare work, almost certainly produced in a small print run. As the titlepage and Index leaves are carbon copies, and as the maximum number of carbon copies which can be produced at any one time is limited to four or five, the whole edition was probably limited to that number. OCLC locates only one copy at the Library of Congress, which Gurley presented to the artist, Joseph Pennell. This is, and will continue to be, a useful source for Chicago historians, architects, landscape architects, and urban historians in general. A very pleasing book. OCLC 44969589.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        NORTH POLE: 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

      New York Frederick A. Stokes 1910 - First edition. A copy WITH WONDERFUL ASSOCIATION MATERIAL. At the front of the book is tipped in an original photograph of Ootah, the Eskimo who had accompanied Peary on his 1906 travels nearest the pole and had reached the pole with Peary on the expedition which is recorded in this volume. Peary had spent 30 hours at the North Pole accompanied by Ootah and a few other Eskimos. With 8 full-page color illustrations, 100 black and white illustrations from photos, and a large folding color map at the rear. Large 8vo, publisher's original navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover which also features a pictorial vignette in gilt, white, blue, gray and red, t.e.g. xxxii, 373 pp. A handsome copy, the interior very fresh and clean, the cloth bright and clean and well preserved. A very interesting 1953 owner's notation on the front blank regarding an original photograph tipped in of Ootah, the Eskimo who accompanied Peary on his travels to the North Pole. A HANDSOME COPY OF THIS IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION, WITH FINE ASSOCIATION MATERIAL. Peary, of course, was the first to reach the North Pole, and this is the account of his expedition. Along with Amundsen's THE SOUTH POLE, this work represents the culmination of centuries of man's attempt to reach, literally, the ends of the earth. "Commander Peary has made all dwellers in the civilized world his debtors; but, above all, we, his fellow Americans, are his debtors" (-from the introduction by Roosevelt). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Portraits d'artistes de cinema et du theatre, musique et royaute: Album de cartes postales representant des portraits principalement du monde des arts: theatre, cinema, musique, litterature, mais egalement des portaits (ou scenes) de membres de qqs maisons royales, de la noblesse, la politique, la religion, etc. Ca. 1910-1940. Au total 266 cartes dans l'album, La plupart des cartes portent le nom de la personne representee et la grande majorite est en noir et blanc.

      . In-4to oblong, 266 cartes postales, planches reunies dans un album photo a ficelle bleue.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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      N.C. C.1910 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. MOYA / Localidad: Barcelona. Tamaño del cartel: 30 x 46 cm. El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

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        Elementary Chinese: San Tzu Ching, Translated and Annotated by Herbert A. Giles

      Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1910 - Octavo, 25.4*17.7cm, vi+178p. Second Edition Revised. Marbled boards with burgundy cloth spine and corner tips. Rubbing and fraying to edges. Dark burn looking mark on back cover. Binding tight. No markings in book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schriftsteller (1864-1918): Eigenh. Sinnspruch mit U. (4 Zeilen) auf der Rückseite seiner Portraitpostkarte (Brustbild mit verschränkten Armen, 13 x 9 cm).,

      - Originalabzug (um 1910) des Atelier E. Grainer, München mit ins Foto einmontiertem Faksimile von Wedekinds Signatur in Weiß. - Schwarzer Fleck auf dem unteren, unbedruckten Teil, sonst sehr gut. Auf der etwas lichtrandigen Rückseite hat Wedekind eigenhändig vermerkt: "Die Weisheit, die nur weiter Schiffbruch / leidet, // die ist nicht eine Pfennigkerze [Kerze für den Opferstock] wert. // Frank Wedekind". Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Deutsche Herzen, deutsche Helden (In fünf Bänden; 1. Band: "Eine deutsche Sultana", 2. Band: "Die Königin der Wüste", 3. Band: "Der Fürst der Bleichgesichter I", 4. Band: "Der Fürst der Bleichgesichter II", 5. Band: "Der Engel der Verbannten") Roman,

      Niedersedlitz-Dresden, H. G. Münchmeyer, 1910.. Neue illustrierte Ausgabe, 1.Band: 614 Seiten, 2. Band: 623 Seiten, 3. Band: 528 Seiten, 4. Band: 544 Seiten, 5. Band: 800 Seiten Leinen. um 1910/keine Jahresangabe, abgegriffen, abgerieben, leicht verschmutzt, Band 2 und Band 3 haben ein Etikett am Buchrücken, Buchrücken teilweise leicht eingerissen, Kanten und Ecken bestossen, schiefgelesen, Seiten gebräunt, wellig, fleckig, wenige Bleistiftnotizen, Frakturschrift, leicht muffiger Geruch, eher guter Zustand

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      [New York], 1910. 3-1/4 pages, typescript, with pencil and ink corrections, on four leaves of foolscap. Folded and a bit used, with pin-holes in upper left corner and some occasional minor soiling, otherwise very good. Half morocco folding clamshell case. 3-1/4 pages, typescript, with pencil and ink corrections, on four leaves of foolscap. The corrected typescript of this exceptional, personal and anecdotal memoir by Carnegie of his longtime friend, with scattered corrections and revisions throughout (in at least two hands, including Carnegie's), and signed by him in pencil at the conclusion. The typescript is docketed in ink on the verso of the last leaf in ink in an unknown hand: "N.A.R. Mark Twain Andrew Carnegie," and caption titled in pencil at the top of the first page in the same hand. While readily accessible public records include Carnegie among the attendees at the 23 April Memorial Service for Clemens in New York, it does not appear that he delivered a eulogy there, or in the days immediately following. Rather, he chose to publish a tribute to Clemens in the June issue of THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, and the working typescript in hand is the basis for that tribute. After opening on a grand note ("'Mark Twain gone! - such the refrain that comes to my lips at intervals. The gaiety of nations eclipsed, the most original genius of our age and one of the sweetest, noblest men that ever lived"), Carnegie turns to the personal and particular, writing of their first meeting ("... we met may years ago upon the ocean ... He told me , much to my surprise that the idea of 'A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur' came from reading my first literary outburst ... I was young then and naturally greatly flattered that the business man should be hailed as fellow-author. The intimacy continued to grow until I could safely consider myself one of his circle"), and of how, in time, "My admiration for him increased as I knew him better, until great as the author was, the man, the friend took first place." He recounts his meeting with Clemens after the death of his wife, tells a lengthy anecdote about his providing whiskey as a tonic during Clemens's illness, commends Clemens's treatment of his creditors during his financial crisis, and remarks on Clemens's wrath in the face of injustice. He nears his conclusion: "And so he passed away with the smile upon his face. Nor would we have it otherwise. Mark Twain has nothing to dread hereafter and he now rests close by the side of his wife and children all having preceded him save one. The earth had lost its charm, and philosopher to the last, he was ready to go ...," and after a selection of verse, finishes poignantly and personally: "And yet - and yet - I find the tears drop as I write" [Carnegie's spelling errors are corrected and the revisions included in these quotations]. Less than a year before his death, Clemens had stood in tribute to Carnegie at a dinner in his friend's honor held by the Lotos Club.

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        Das Rheingold & Die Walküre,, aus dem insgesamt 2-bändigen Zyklus "Der Ring des Nibelungen",

      Frankfurt, Verlag der Literarischen Anstalt von Rütten & Loening, 1910 - mit 34 montierten farbigen Illustrationen von Arthur Rackham auf Tafeln, 3 Blatt, 172 Seiten, SEHR SCHÖNES UND FRISCHES UND UNBESCHNITTENES EXEMPLAR DER LUXUS-AUSGABE MIT EIGENHÄNDIGER SIGNATUR von Arthur Rackham Nr. 73 von nur 100 Exemplaren. Titel und Einbandzeichnung von Walther Tiemann, gedruckt auf luxuriösem Bütten, lediglich mit dem üblichen gleichmäßigem Abklatsch der Farbtafeln und einem sauberen Besitzerstempel Sprache: de 18x26, helles OPgmt mit goldgeprägter Vignette auf der Vorderdecke und Rückentitel sowie Kopfgoldschnitt,

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      1910. Original photograph album. Modern boards. Very Good. This album contains 11 silver-gelatin prints, taken and numbered by a professional, and featuring a panoramic view of Kingston, three years after the city was devastated by the 1907 earthquake. The images are mounted onto black cardstock leaves, with typewritten captions. Bound in black boards, printed cover label, 10" x 13.5". The photographs vary in size from 9.5" x 7.75" to 4.75" x 3.75" Highlighting customary pleasures such as tobacco, trading at the Jubilee Market, and traditional costume and dwellings, these photographs are significant in that they illustrate the reconstruction and preservation of an important Caribbean community after it was razed by a natural disaster. In these views of Kingston as well as surrounding villages and a banana plantation, the photographer captures the essence of indigenous life more than a century ago. The island's natural features, recorded on a motorcar sojourn, include the exquisite Castleton Garden, a panoramic birdseye view of Kingston, local men and women at work, &c.

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        Five Photo Albums of South East Asia, Bangkok and Siam

      Southeast Asia, 1910. Southeast Asia: Siam, Java, Batavia, Singapore, Malaya, 1910-1921. Set of 5 photograph albums, containing 438 original snapshot views, largely featuring Bangkok in Thailand, and Java, with scenes from the public cremation ceremony of King Chulalongkorn the coronation of King Rama VI in 1911, and the Wat Pho Fair in held in Bangkok April 1919. Taken by Percy William May whom was involved in the photographic paper trade for a British company established in Siam, and whom thus frequently travelled a circuit from Bangkok to Semarang, Kuala Lumpur, Medan, Batavia, Penang and Singapore. 8vo. oblong cloth albums containing sepia, and black and white photographs, neatly ensconced behind window mounts, recto and verso onto cardstock leaves, several with manuscript captions to verso. Each volume with a detailed list explaining and dating the views, typed by his wife Emma Amelia (née Burgess). Photographs measure approximately 9.5 x 7 cm. Some mild age-toning, otherwise in Very Good Condition. Photographs of Siam from this period are scarce. This noteworthy photographic archive spanning eleven years in Southeast Asia, centering largely in Bangkok and Java, features early and scarce views of Siam, while illustrating colonial development and prosperity, the lot comprising original snapshot views taken by an active representative of the Spicer Brothers Ltd., stationers and producers of sensitised albumen paper who were established in Bangkok. Early views of Bangkok, approximately 120 in number, capture and commemorate historically significant events for Siam, with photographs pertaining to the cremation of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) which was an elaborate public ceremony held 16 March 1911; others showing a festively adorned city and large crowds attending the coronation of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) in December 1911; and several taken at the Wat Pho Fair in April 1919. On a voyage from Singapore onboard the on 25 October 1910 Mr. May and the other passengers learned of the death of King Chulalongkorn who passed away only two days earlier. Particularly ephemeral are the images taken on the premaine ground after the king's cremation and before the removal of buildings which were specifically erected for the event. Especially rare, pertaining to the coronation event, is a view of the royal state barque preparing to take the king to the Bangkok Wat for a religious ceremony, Prince & Princess Alexander of Teck along with other European nobles seeing him off from a covered pavillion styled pier. The streets near the Grand Palace and government buildings are beautifully decorated. [King Chulalongkorn reigned from 1868 to 1910 and was actively engaged in wide-ranging reforms to modernize the country. He abolished slavery and the feudal system, created a centralized bureaucracy and a professional army. Vajiravudh was crowned on 11 November 1910, and one year later held a 13-day coronation celebration which was attended by representatives of fourteen countries.] A river scene wherein men are navigating a long canoe is inscribed to verso with a map of "Hong Kong Bank Lane" which leading to the Meham River. An important street for Europeans, the map places a bungalow residence, the Bangkok United Club, and the corporate offices of the Siam Forest Company. Highly uncommon is a series of 39 snapshot photographs taken while Mr. May attended the Wat Phi Fair from 3-7 April 1919. In the bustling streets he captures market vendors, indigenous Thai people coming from near and far for the event. Also in Bangkok, we find views of Sra Pathum Palace and Christ Church, the latter built in 1905 on a foundation of teak logs and boasting a marble floored sanctuary seen in the interior view, as well as a single exterior photograph of the Roman Catholic church. Quaint street scenes simply captioned "Bangkok" include an old military camp behind a picket fence, and a bungalow. He visits the markets of Klong Poh Yome district, the Russian Legation, and Wat Cheng (now Wat Arun). Typically in Bangkok, he settled in the Oriental Hotel, which was the first hotel built in Thailand when it opened as in 1879. [Located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, it is now one of two flagship properties of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.] Mr. May spent Christmas 1910 in Bangkok, and poses with a group of associates, together with American Minister and Consul General in Bangkok Mr. Hamilton King, and his wife. [Mr. Hamilton King, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for the United States of America, was born at St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1852. He was appointed Minister-Resident in Siam in January, 1898, and promoted to his present position in 1903. He died two years after this photograph, in December 1912 in Bangkok.] Also present is Arpad Richard Hertzka, a businessman involved in paper importing, first in Thailand from the early 1900s to the late 1910s as manager of Messrs Alois Schweiger and Co , Ltd. Bangkok, then in Shanghai from the early 1920s to 1949. Usually travelling throughout Southeast Asia by steamship, in April 1919 he takes an overland rail journey on the then newly opened Bangkok-Penang railway which was established in July 1918. His return to Europe in 1921, beginning with a railway journey by way of Penang, offers final glimpses of the Phra Pathommachedi stupa and homes built over water and supported by stilts. Java in Indonesia is also a focal point of one of these albums, and seen dispersed among others, which include the 9th century Borodubur temple ruins and its bell-shaped stupas on the Arupadhatu level, as well as the exquisitely carved exterior walls. Other scenes are captured in Lembang, Surkarta and Sukabumi, amongst the rice fields of Sukabumi at the foothills of Mount Gedo, at the Java Botanical Gardens, and on a tour of the volcanos Salak, Bromo, Battok, etc., A charming photograph shows a modest bamboo raft on Lake Bagendit, and a road is being constructed through a jungle for improved communications. During the Governor General's visit to Java in October 1911, busier than usual street scenes in Semarang are filled with horse-drawn carriages, bicycles and foot traffic. Other views show the Simpang hotel, a Dutch colonial church, and nautical views of the historic Semarang lighthouse built in 1883 which remains in operation today. After its opening in 1910, when in Surabaya, West Java, Mr. May settled at the Oranje Hotel. Indonesia, the world's fourth-most-populous country today, looked drastically different a century ago. From Buitenzorg (Bogor), he includes views of the Governor General's palace and tours the botanical gardens. An expedition to the summit of a mountain pass leads to a spectacular view of Java's Bromo volcano in full steam. A nostalgic view captures the Empire Hotel in Kuala Lumpur shortly after opening its doors, with rickshaws waiting for passengers at the front gate. Attracting the finest of visitors, advertisements boasted that it was "fitted with electric lights and fans... private bathrooms attached." On his 1914 tour he also visits a botanical garden in Kuala Lumpur and the Lata Kinjang Falls near Chendariang. Lovely images are taken of the Taman Sari Water Castle, a site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta, showing the entranced to the bathing complex as well as fallen structures wrecked in the 1867 earthquake. Some time was spent in Malaysia. From Ipoh, the mining capital of Perak, we find a Malay mosque, a European clubhouse, the Grand Hotel, and a view to demonstrate the white marble roads, and another of the marble cliffs. From Penang he includes excellent photographs of the well appointed Raffles Hotel which dates back to early colonial times, including his suite. In Singapore he visits a coconut plantation, and stays at the Adelphi Hotel. Whilst in Batavia, capital of the Dutch East Indies (now Kota, Jakarta), he settled in the Nederlanden Hotel, a lovely colonial building erected in 1794 as the residence of Pieter Tenzy. [After standing for two centuries, in 1969 it was demolished and replaced with Bina Graha Presidential Office. It was also the home of Governor General Thomas Stanford Raffles from 1811-1815.] Yet more festivities were taking place in Southeast Asia during his time abroad. In Medan, Sumatra, on 31 August 1911, the photographer attends a grand birthday celebration for Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. He stayed in Medan for several days or weeks, at the Hotel de Boer, built in 1898. [From humble beginnings as a small kingdom on the Deli River delta, in the early 1900s Medan became a booming plantation town and administrative centre, attracting wealthy Europeans and rendering great fortunes as Sumatra's tobacco, rubber, palm oil and tea fetched high prices on the world markets. The Deli district tobacco was considered the best in the world.] The final album, beginning with views taken from the veranda of the Oriental Hotel in Bangkok, illustrates the return journey for Europe, accompanied by his wife. The last view of Bangkok is of the view of the Phra Pathom Chedi stupa captured from a railway station whilst en route to Java, Medan in Sumatra, Penang, and finally Colombo in Ceylon. The voyage was made on HMS Phra Ruang, an R-class destroyer built in 1916 for the Royal Navy as HMS Radiant, which had, only one month before this snapshot photograph, been transferred to the Royal Siamese Navy as Phra Ruang in September 1920. In April 1921 they are traversing the Suez Canal, affording views of Port Said. The album concludes in June 1921 with views of the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway in North Devon (a water-powered funicular railway established in 1888). Percy William May (1181-1958) was established in Bangkok as a representative for Spicer Brothers, a British wholesale stationery company which was established and trading in Southeast Asia. Spicer Bros. (Foreign & Colonial) Ltd. is listed in the 1914 Bangkok and Siam Directory, with Percy W. May as its representative. The company had a printing office in Bangkok and did some photographic work. Percy married Emmie Amelia Burgess in 1913, and she evidently stayed with him in Bangkok for some before the couple returned to England in 1921. Spicer Brothers Ltd. was a partnership between Henry, Edward, and Augustin Spicer, wholesale stationers and suppliers of sensitised albumen paper known from the early 1880s. At some point William Gage Spicer was also a partner in the Spicer Brothers firm. Later called Blackfriars Photographic and Sensitising Supply Co., the partnership was dissolved by mutual consent in March 1895 and the company was sold. In 1898 when the company was merged with the London Photographic Supply Co. to form the London & Blackfriars Photographic Supply Co. In 1899 London & Blackfriars sold the sensitised paper portion of the firm's operations to Houghton. In Southeast Asia, the company Spicer Bros. (Foreign & Colonial) Ltd. continued with the family name. Percy William May is named in the 1914 Bangkok and Siam Directory, as the company's representative. His quarters were at a bungalow situated on Hong Kong Bank Lane in Bangkok, and also used as the mess for employees of the Siam Forest Company Ltd. . Very Good.

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        Deutsch - Ost - Afrika - Eine Schilderung deutscher Tropen nach 10 Wanderjahren

      Vossische Buchhandlung Berlin Erscheinungsjahr 1910 - Format Groß8° - EA - , enthält " Die Schutztruppe ", " Reisen und Expeditionen im Innern" , " Land und Leute " , Wild ,Jagd und Fischerei " und " Wirtschaftliche Verhältnisse " - , IX S. + 612 S. + 5 Tafeln + 1 gefaltete Karte sowie den 5 zusätzlichen Titelblättern, desweiteren über 200 teilweise halb - und ganzseitige Textabbildungen , Original(?)leinen ( kokosartig , umseitig 3 cm paralell zum Rücken eine Art " Naht " ) mit montierten Deckel - und Rückenschild , durchgängig vereinzelt stockfleckig , Buchblock schön fest ,Erhaltung 2 = recht seltenes, wichtiges und vor allem umfassendes Werk über Deutsch - Ostafrika ! = [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1910. Original photograph album. Modern boards. Very Good. Nine (9) silver-gelatin professional prints mounted onto black cardstock leaves, with typewritten captions. Bound in modern black boards, printed cover label, 10" x 13.5". The photographs vary in size from 9.5" x 7.75" to 4.5" x 3.75" In Port de France, Martinique, large professional views show the city as seen from Calvary Hill Chapel, Mount Pelee volcano and the town of Saint-Pierre, the busy marketplace, and the statue of Napoleon Bonaparte's wife, Josephine, erected in 1859. ~~ Four striking city views of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas, then part of the Danish West Indies, evoke a sense of nostalgia, its principal street adorned with ironwork awnings and balconies, and well-dressed locals gathered in front of the telegraph office.

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        Der russisch-japanische Krieg. Amtliche Darstellung des Russischen Generalstabes. Deutsche vom russischen Kriegsministerium mit Allerhöchster Genehmigung autorisierte Ausgabe, I-V. [FIVE VOLUMES BOUND IN TEN. COMPLETE].

      Berlin, Ernst Siegfried Mittler, 1910-12.. Five volumes bound in ten. Royal octavo. Pp. Vol. I. (3 parts bound in 2): xvi, 176; viii, 339; ix, 344, plus 9 folding maps numbered 1-9. Vol. II. (2 parts bound in 2): x, 311; x, 340, plus 16 folding maps numbered 1-16 and large folding chart. Vol. III. (2 parts bound in 2): 358; ix, 345, plus 18 maps numbered 1-18. Vol. IV. (2 parts bound in 2): xii, xii, 375; ix, 332, plus 16 folding maps numbered 1-15 including 2bis, and an appendix of a separately bound 19p. booklet. Vol. V. (2 parts bound in 2): ix, 336; xiv, 472, plus 15 folding maps numbered 1-15. All 76 maps including a folding chart and a booklet are placed in rear cases in accordance with their rightful place. With many text illustrations and sketch maps; 2 plates. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's quarter calf and green pebbled cloth, spine are richly decorated in gilt with 2 contrasting lettering-pieces to each, sides ruled in gilt, cloth inner hinges, ornamental endpapers with the publisher's armorial emblem printed on first paste down and on the map cases, marbled edges, old institutional stamp to title-page and a decorative stamp in old Chinese or Japanese. In fine condition. Excellent set, with bright and fresh interiors and crisp sets of folding maps, practically unused. ~ First edition. Fully collated set. Complete with all the folding maps and includes the folding chart and the separately bound appendix. The maps are particularly nice, lithographed on heavy paper in colour or in additional colours to the monochromatic ink to represent troop movements over time, battle positions, etc. Included is an attractive representation of the various types of Russian field fortifications in cross sections and bird's-eye views. Many of these maps are very large indeed, reaching the size of ca. 100x100 cm. They are all preserved here in excellent condition..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Flensburg 1870 - 1944 Abtsgemünd). Mühle. Öl auf Leinwand. Um 1910. Unten links signiert. 55 x 70 cm. Gerahmt.,

      1910 - Vgl. Rummel 218 (Radierung: Landschaft mit Mühle, 1907).- Blick über den Dorfteich auf eine Windmühle samt einigen reetgedeckten Bauernhäusern.- Verso mit altem handschriftlichem Schild: 'WN 43' und mit Bleistift bezeichnet: 'Katalog No, 43 - Fre.(?) Mühle'.- Vermutlich restauriert.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. Large-Paper Edition in Ten Volumes. [With an Autograph Letter, Signed by Wordsworth].

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York. 1910 - "This edition is limited to five hundred sets of which this in No. 8." With a 1839 Wordsworth ALS to T. N. Talfourd, regarding copyright. Ten volumes; 6 inches x 8 7/8 in., half-title; two page, Wordsworth autograph letter signed, mounted on a paper tab and bound in the first volume; photographic frontispiece, portrait in two forms: both colored and monochrome; title-page in red & black, with vignette. Illustrated with 66 photogravures in monochrome, and each is accompanied by a hand-colored form of the plate, with titled tissue guards. Most pages are unopened. This appears to be one of a small number of low numbered sets in full leather, with the plates in two forms, and most likely, the Wordsworth ALS added by the publisher. Bound in full, dark green morocco leather, by The Riverside Press, with their stamp, with five raised bands on the spines, gilt titles, gilt floral designs on the spine and covers, doublures in darker green morocco, with simple gilt borders, dark green, watered silk endpapers, green silk bookmarker ribbons bound in,top-edges gilt. The spines show typical fading of the green leather to brown, light fading to cover edges. With the bookplates of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951) on the endpapers. A fine set with the plates in two states, and a two page Wordsworth letter bound in. Wordsworth letters are uncommon. The two page, 7 1/4 in. x 9 in. Wordsworth letter is written on a light blue paper, and the lower and fore-edges have been folded so it fits in the book. It shows two postmarks on the back: Free 13 AP 1839; Bath AP 11 [1839], and a small red wax seal, the letter shows a chip to the fore-edge of the second page, some light wear, dusting. It is addressed to Thomas Noon Talfourd, and regards the issue of Copyright that Talfourd and others were involved in during the 1830's-'40's. [Partial contents]: My dear Sergeant Talfourd Your Letter just received I am mortified not a little that you should have had so much trouble and made such a sacrifice-to meet so unworthy a House of Commons. That can be tolerant of the heartlessness and injustice of that assembly is what vexes me most in the whole business- I entirely approve of the Publication you meditate -only by selecting two or three petitions you [-] offend some of those Authors to whom the little distinction was not paid-I therefore submit whether it would be advisable to print any of them.-- As a fact connected with my own case, I will mention that in the year 1805- I concluded a long Poem [The Prelude] upon the formation of my own mind; part of which you saw in MS when I had the pleasure of a [-] visit from you at Rydal. That book still [-] in MS. Its publication has [-] been prevented mainly by the personal character of [-] it. Had it been published as soon as it was finished the Copyright would long since have expired in case of my decease. Now, I do honestly believe [-] that Poem is given to the world before twenty eight years had elapsed after the composition would scarcely have paid its own expenses. Were it published now, in the [-] and of such reputation as I have acquired I have reason to believe that [-] the proposed form it would be respectable- and my posterity, even as the law now is, would [-] by the delay- but in the other case neither they, nor I would have got a farthing from it. if my life had not been prolonged. The profit such as it might be would all have gone to Printers and Publishers, I would of course [-] would have allowed me to be in Town before the Bill comes on again. With best wishes I remain affectionately your much obliged Friend [signed]: William Wordsworth If you should see Mr. Milnes [-] tell him [-] much gratified in learning that he had [-] of your Yorkshire [-]. April 11th 10 George St. Mr. Sergeant Talfourd Russell Square London." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        [Work-From-Home/Mail Order Business Archive]

      Various (Norwood OH, Pittsburgh PA, etc.), [ca. 1910-1912]. Very good. Archive containing a wide variety of printed materials, more than several dozen individual items, some 100+ pages in total. Toning, wear throughout. A handful of items fragile. But vast majority of contents generally very good. A detailed list of contents is available upon request. A substantial archive of broadsides, advertisements, flyers, catalogues, guides, correspondence, and other ephemera gathered by one H.W. Jones of Ohio in his quest to establish a profitable mail order and/or work from home business. The archive includes several small books and pamphlets on running a successful mail order business (as well as two sample business plans for same). Also numerous promotional circulars, catalogues, and other marketing materials for a wide variety of potential mail order goods: "instantaneous" water heaters, self-heating gasoline irons (yikes), bunion shields, rubber diapers, magic tricks, printing contraptions, joke books, tire repair kits, thimbles, fire engines, as well as other novelties and household products. A number of rate cards for placing classified and other advertisements are also present, as are form letters and other materials from several companies offering mail order services: addresses, leads, etc. The archive suggests Jones considered many of these possible avenues, but his longest sustained engagement appears to have been The United Manufacturing Company of Leipsic, OH - makers of "Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers." Extensive correspondence with the company (both form and personalized - including a vigorous defense of the product after Jones raised doubts) are present as are invoices, contracts, testimonials, and holograph drafts of Jones' own form correspondence on behalf of the product, likely produced in hopes of recruiting - as such schemes were wont to do - more salesmen. Overall, a fascinating look at pre-depression America through the lens of a dodgy industry that continues in many similar forms to this day.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        The collected works. With introductions by his daughter May Morris. 22 (von 24) Bänden.

      London etc. Longmans, Green, and Co. 1910-1915.. Ca. 270 bis 550 S. je Band. Mit 21 Frontispizen (Band XXII erschien ohne Frontispiz), Faltkarte (Band VIII) und zahlreichen Tafeln und Faksimiles. Gr.-8° (23,5 x 16,5 cm). Original-Halbleinwand mit originalen Papierrückenschildern (publisher's cloth backed paper boards with original paper spine labels).. Nummer 866 von 1050 Exemplaren (davon 1000 für den Handel). - Maßgebliche Werkausgabe. - Das vorliegende Exemplar ohne die Bände I und XXIII. - Unbeschnitten. Vorderer Vorsatz doppelt gestempelt ("The 'Exiles' Club Library"), einige Blätter in Band XXIV unsauber aufgeschnitten, die Ersatzrückenschilder bei 19 Bänden vorne einmontiert (bei drei Bänden bereits als Ersatz benutzt). Die Einbände bestoßen und teils deutlich angestaubt und fingerfleckig, die Rücken gebräunt, die Rückenschilder teils mit kleinen Randschäden, am unteren Rücken mit Resten von kleinen Papieretiketten. - Lacks volumes 1 and 23! - Untrimmed. Library stamps to front fly leaf, some leafs in volume XXIV roughly opened (tears to edges), 19 volumes with tipped in spare labels (at three more volumes already used). Bindings with shelf wear and dusty, spines browned, paper labels with occasional chipping to edges, lower spine with traces of paper signature label.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel]
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        Orientalisches Archiv. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Kulturgeschichte und Völkerkunde der Länder des Ostens. 1.-3. Jahrgang. Hrsg. v. Hugo Grothe. 3 Bände (mehr nicht erschienen).

      Leipzig, Hiersemann, 1910-1913.. Mit insgesamt 2 Kartentafeln, 27 Grundrissen, 1 Plan, ca. 486 Abb., Illustr. u. Grundrissen auf 108 (3 farb.) Tafeln, sowie 140, wenigen mehrtlg. Illustr., 12 Abb. u. 14 Diagrammen im Text. 2 Bl., 228 S., 1 zwischengebundenes Bl.; 2 Bl., 208 S.; 2 Bl., 208 S. 4°. Goldgepr. OLn. Kopffarbschnitt. Einbände etwas fleckig, vereinzelt minimal blasig u. mit leichten Kratzern, Ecken u. Kanten tls. berieben u. bestoßen, an den Kapitalen vereinzelt gering defekt. Vorsätze im Falz tls. brüchig, wenige Blatt etwas angerändert, nahezu fleckenfrei. (5550 Gr.). Für Fragen stehen wir Ihnen gerne telefonisch zur Verfügung!Wichtige Zeitschrift zur Orientalistik. Zahlreiche Beiträge über den Orient allgemein, Nordafrika und Spanien, die Balkanhalbinsel und die europäische Türkei, Vorderasien, Zentralasien, Indien und Ostasien. Zu den Autoren gehören u. a. Strzygowski, Nöldeke, Münsterberg, Kurth, Banse, Brandt, Arne, Le Coq, Hopf, Fischer u. Grothe. Unter den Beiträgen finden sich alleine 7 zu orientalischen Teppichen und Textilien.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat & Buchhandlung Held GbR]
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        Dresden. - Gesamtansicht. - Walter Zeising. - "Blick auf Dresden vom Waldschlösschen aus".

      - Zeichnung / Federzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, auf Transparentpapier, um 1910. Von Walter Zeising. 29,0 x 18,9 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 31,5 x 21,0 cm (Blatt). Links unten in schwarzer Feder monogrammiert. Darunter in Bleistift signiert und genau betitelt. - Sehr guter Zustand. Walter Zeising (1876 Leipzig ? 1933 Dresden). Eigentlich Walter Ernst Zeising. Deutscher Zeichner und Radierkünstler. Sohn des Holzstechers Franz Emil Zeising. Schüler der Leipziger Kunstgewerbeschule. Studium an der Münchner Akademie bei Gabriel von Hackl und an der Dresdner Kunstakademie bei Carl Bantzer und Gotthard Kuehl. 1906?10 Gewinn des großen Reisestipendiums der Akademie Dresden. Vierjähriger Aufenthalt in Frankreich (Paris, Bretagne). Seit 1910 in Dresden ansässig. 1921 Berufung zum Ausstellungsgrafiker der Leipziger Messe. Begann mit Lithografie, versuchte sich in Holzschnitt und Kupferstich. Zeising widmete sich dann aber vor allem der Radierung, die er zu einer gewissen Höhe führte. Beeinflußt von Eugène Béjot und Gustave Leheutre pflegte er einen feinen duftig-impressionistischen Radierstil. So entstanden geschätzte Stadtansichten aus Dresden, Hamburg, Leipzig und Paris. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Twenty Years in The Himalaya.

      Arnold London First Edition 1910 - Octavo; xiv, 331p, folding map and 60 illustrations, all present. Original gree cloth boards, minor rubbings edges, minor bumping ends, sl spots preliminaries, text generally very clean, joints and endpapers secure and not cracked. Overall a Nr VG copy of this scarce work. The author was an officer in the 5th Goorkha Rifles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neil Summersgill ABA,PBFA,ILAB.]
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        The People's Rights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. First edition, only printing. Paperback. This is the first edition, first state of this striking, scarce, and fragile early collection of Churchill's speeches. In 1904, Churchill quit the Conservative Party and joined the Liberals, beginning a dynamic chapter in his political career that saw him champion progressive causes and be branded a traitor to his class. In 1910, when The People's Rights was published, Winston Churchill was a powerful political force and a member of the Cabinet. From December 3-11, 1909 Churchill was on the campaign trail on behalf of the Liberals. The People's Rights is a distillation of these nine days of speeches, criticizing the House of Lords (which had rejected the Liberal Government's budget, thus precipitating the campaign) and championing Free Trade, a graduated income tax, luxury tax, and surtaxes on unearned income. Churchill's efforts were not wasted; as a result of the election, the Liberals would achieve a slim majority and passage of their budget. The People's Rights was published in an exceptionally perishable form, in bright yellow-orange paper wraps (with a halftone photo of Churchill on the cover) and printed on cheap, pulp paper. Consequently few copies survive, and wear, losses, and general deterioration is common to those copies that endure. There are two states of this first and only printing. The first state features and Appendix and an Index (at pages 149-152), while the second replaces the Index with a second Appendix. Here is the desirable first edition, first state. Given the inherent fragility of the edition, this copy is in very good condition. The illustrated wraps remain bright and firmly attached. The front cover is notably complete, with only fractional loss to the corners and trivial edge wear. The rear cover shows a .5 x .75 inch loss at the lower left corner but is otherwise complete. The spine shows some loss at the heel to a maximum depth of .75 inch, minor chipping at the head, and an abrasion just above and partially impacting the price. All title, author, and publisher print remains intact and clearly legible. The contents are toned, as inevitable with the cheap pulp paper, but both less toned and less brittle than we often see. First state is confirmed by a single appendix, an index, and p.71 numbered '1'. We find no previous ownership marks. Light spotting appears confined to the half title, title, and final Index pages. The final Index page shows a 2 inch closed tear. An original folded four-page leaflet advertisement and order form titled "Trade List of The Daily Mail Sixpenny Novels" is laid in. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A31.2.a, Woods/ICS A16(aa), Langworth p.97

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        Im Garten der Aphrodite. 18 Bildgaben von Franz von Bayros. [Nummerierte Ausgabe].

      Ohne Ort, Ohne Verlag, Ca. 1910.. 4°. 34 cm. Original-Pappmappe mit Titelblatt und 18 losen Tafeln.. Nummer 91 von 350 nummerierten Exemplaren. Hayn-Gotendorf, IX, 44. Das Werk wurde als Privatdruck nur für Subkribenten in einer einmaligen Auflage von 350 Exemplaren hergestellt. Mappe mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Blätter an den Rändern leicht berieben, Seidenpapiere zwischen den Blättern Knitterig. Gutes Exemplar. Number 91 of 350 copies of the limited edition. Original folder with 19 sheets with erotic illustrations. Fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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      Litho. Dept. of International Stock Food Company, n.d. (ca 1910). - 20 1/2" x 28 1/4" colorful chromolithograph that promotes how International Stock Food will make the sows raise more healthy pigs. An elaborate and colorful broadside that was taken from a book given to purchasers of 25 pounds of International Stock Animal Feed. The lithographs were originally folded within the book so it is normal to see horizontal and vertical folds. The company was founded in Minneapolis in 1886, by Marion Willis Savage, and still is in operation today. It was sold in 2007 to new owners and the headquarters are now located in Canada. Savage manufactured and sold animal feed as well as veterinary supplies and used these posters as a means of advertising. The front side of the poster is colorful and promotes the use of hog feed in order to help sows to raise more healthy pigs. Testimonials tell of one sow raising 21 pigs or three sows raising 52 pigs. The reverse side contains testimonials from successful users of the feed. The company further says "It keeps sows healthy and extra vigorous so that they will give more and richer milk and insures their raising more pigs, if a practical test does not prove this true we will not charge you a cent for all you feed. Is this fair?" As a way of promoting his 3 Feeds For One Cent, Savage purchased, exhibited, and raced horses. The stable included Creseus, Directum, Arion, Minor Heir,and the legendary Dan Patch for whom he paid $60,000.00 in 1902. In 1906, Dan Patch would break the world record by completing the mile in 1 minute and 55 seconds at the Minnesota State Fair. The record stood for 54 years. In 1909 Dan Patch injured one of his legs. On July 4, 1916, both Dan Patch and M. W. Savage became ill. While Mr. Savage was recovering from surgery, he learned that his favorite race horse had died. Less than a day later, on July 12, Savage also died, his physician stated the cause of death was the shock of losing Dan Patch. M. W. Savage was 57 years old at the time of his death. An excellent display piece.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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      DULAC. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. THE SLEEPING BEAUTY and other fairy tales retold by Sir Arthur Quiller Couch. London: Hodder and Stoughton, no date [1910]. 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), publisher's red imitation morocco with extensive gilt decrated cover, 129p., light foxing on margins of text pages else VG+. 1st Dulac edition, illustrated with 30 very beautiful color plates with decorative borders and with tissue guards (half are mounted plates and half are printed on the page). Features Sleeping Beauty; Cinderella; Beauty And The Beast; and Bluebeard. This is a nice copy of a lavishly produced book.

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        Bucheinbände [der K.K. Hofbibliothek in Wien] 1 Auswahl von technisch und geschichtlich bemerkenswerten Stücken. 100 Tafeln in Licht- und Steindruck.

      Schroll,, Wien, 1910 - Wien, Schroll, [1910]. Folio (41 x 32 cm). [2] Bl., 80 Sp., S. 81 - 84,; [100] teil farbige Tafeln. Original-Ganzleinenklappmappe mit Titel in Goldprägung. Text: Originalganzleinen. Schließbändchen fehlt. Text unaufgeschnitten. Ein wunderbarer Freudentresor für jeden Liebhaber der Einbandkunst. Schließbändchen fehlt. Text unaufgeschnitten. Original-Ganzleinenklappmappe mit Titel in Goldprägung. Text: Originalganzleinen.

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        The Emperor's Nightingale

      Vienna 1910 - LEFLER (Heinrich): Die Nachtigall [The Emperor’s Nightingale]. (Märchen Kelender by Hans Christian Andersen). Vienna, ca.1910. ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR drawing illustrating a poignant scene from one of Andersen’s famous series of Fairy Tales, rendered as a calendar by Lefler in collaboration with his brother-in-law Joseph Urban. Measures 7 x 9 3/16 inches, mounted on thin card, matted and framed. Heinrich Lefler (1863-1919) worked primarily in Vienna as a member of the Künstlerhaus (1891) and by late 1890s he became one of Austria’s first artists to design posters, then an emerging and highly popular medium. Together with Urban, he designed costumes, interiors, furniture and accessories. In 1900 they co-founded the Hagenbund, an artists’ cooperative that exhibited works by a number of important figures including Oskar Kokoschka and Egon Schiele. From 1903-1910 Lefler taught at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna. This image is considered amongst the most beautiful designs in his oeuvre.

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        Statuti della Provincia Romana. Vicovaro, Cave, Roccantica, Ripi, Genazzano, Tivoli, Castel Fiorentino

      Tip. Forzani e C. per l Istituto Storico Italiano, Roma 1910 - Entrambi i volumi in belle legature coeve in mz. pergamena con fregi e titoli oro su tassello al ds. Brossure ed. conservate all interno. Edizioni su carta a mano in tiratura limitata di 350 copie (il primo vol., ns. esemplare 338) e di 365 copie (il secondo vol.). Ottimo esemplare in barbe e parzialmente a fogli chiusi. 4to (cm. 26,4), XIV-448 pp. con 11 tavv. f.t. ripiegate. Frontis. in rosso e nero. (segue in altro volume) Federici V. (a cura di), Statuti della Provincia Romana. S.Andrea in Selci, Subiaco, Viterbo, Roviano, Anagni, Saccomuro, Aspra Sabina editi da R.Morghen, P.Egidi, A.Diviziani, O.Montenovesi, F.Tomassetti e Pierina Fontana, Roma, Tip. del Senato per l Istituto Storico Italiano 1930, XX-580 pp. con 7 tavv. f.t. ripiegate. Entrambi i frontis. in rosso e nero. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Der Ring des Nibelungen. Ein Bühnenfestspiel für drei Tage und einen Vorabend. Komplett in 2 Bänden: I) Das Rheingold & Die Walküre. II) Siegfried & Götterdämmerung. Mit zusammen 64 (34 / 30) montierten farbigen Illustrationen und Buchschmuck von Arthur Rackham.

      Frankfurt am Main, Literarische Verlagsanstalt Rütten & Loening 1910 - 1911.. Kl.-4° ( 25,1 x 19,2 cm). Zwei uniforme braune Originalganzlederbände mit reichhaltig goldverzierten Buchrücken und etwas Deckelverzierung, golsgeprägten Rückentiteln und goldgeprägten Initialen Richard Wagners auf dem Vorderdeckel. Kopfgoldschnitt und Lesebändchen Die Einbände etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Der erste Band mit einem tieferen unschönen Kratzer auf dem hinteren Deckel. 4 Blätter Titelei, 172 (1) Seiten, 1 weißes Blatt mit 34 ganzseitigen Tafeln / 4 Bll. Titelei, 196 (2) S., 1 w.Bl. mit 30 farbigen Abbilungen montiert auf starke Kartons. In Band 1 die erste Tafel etwas randknittrig die Abbildung selbst nicht betroffen, Seiten 149/150 mit kleinem Eselsohr. Im zweiten Band Seiten 60, 73, 186 und das letzte Blatt mit kleinen Anschmutzungen. Genauestens überprüft. gutes Exemplar der seltenen Lederausgabe! - First German edition. - 2 vols. With 63 mounted color ills by Rackham. - Orig half vellum, gilt stamped title to spine and board, head gilt edge. - Exlibris to endpaper. Nice copy.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe mit Rackhams schönen Illustrationen. -- Titel- und Einbandentwurf von Walter Tiemann. #Vitri8

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Mutter mit Kindern auf einer Bank. Ölgemälde auf Platte, signiert.

      - Bildmaß: 21 x 27 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Platte, links unten mit *L.v. Zumbusch* signiert ( das danebenstehende Wort ist leiider unleserlich, möglicherweise handelt es sich dabei um eine Ortsangabe ), alt in aufwendigem Vollholzrahmen gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 34 x 38 cm ), undatiert ( ca. um 1910 ). Gezeigt wird eine Mutter auf einer Gartenbank sitzend in italienisch anmutender Landschaft. Sie hält ihren Säugling im Arm an der fast entblößten Brust, links von ihr ein stehender Knabe in ihrem Arm. Das Gemälde von guter Erhaltung , der Rahmen gering bestoßen. Der Rahmen verdeckt von der Signatur das *L* des Ludwig von Zimbuschs. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Camera Work: Issue Number 32

      New York: Alfred Stieglitz. 1st Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION of issue number 32 of Camera Work complete with 9 original photogravures by J. Craig Annan and Clarence H. White and after drawings by Henri Matisse and Gordon Craig. Texts by S.H., Charles H. Caffin, Benjamin De Casseres, and Joseph T. Keiley. Photogravures entitled (in the order they appear) East & West, Man Sketching, Harlech Castle, Bolney Backwater, The White House by J. Craig Annan; Photogravure of Drawing and Photogravure of Drawing (after Henri Matisse); Ninth Movement (after drawing by Gordon Craig); and Alvin Langdon Coburn and His Mother by Clarence H. White. Containing articles entitled "Puritanism, Its Grandeur and Shame" by S. H., "A Fable of the Future" by Charles H. Caffin, "Old Colonial Rooms," "Art: Life's Prismatic Glass" and "Decadence and Mediocrity" both by Benjamin De Casseres, and "On the Threshold" by Joseph T. Keiley. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, October 1910. Quarto (23 cm x 35 cm, approx. 9" x 12"), original gray wrappers. General edgewear to fragile wrappers with partial loss to spine. RARE.

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        The Ring of the Niblung A Trilogy with a Prelude

      London: William Heinemann,, 1910-11. The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 2 volumes, quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spines and front boards gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, yellow silk ties. Each volume housed in a purple quarter morocco slipcase and grey cloth chemise. 64 tipped-in colour plates and 23 black and white line drawings. Vellum slightly mottled, endpapers lightly tanned, occasional mild spotting to margins of text block. An excellent set in lightly rubbed slipcases. Signed limited edition, each volume one of 1,150 numbered copies signed by Rackham.

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        Études De Filles. 40 Eaux-Fortes et Une Couverture Du Peintre - Graveur Lobel-Riche . Texte De Camille Mauclair.

      Louis Michaud, Paris 1910 - Anteportada - portada - 122pp. - 1 h. y 40 láminas, sublimes aguafuertes originales del pintor, firmados en plancha. Buena encuadernación de época en media piel y puntas, conservando la muy bella cubierta original. =De una edición total de 250 ejemplares, el nuestro de la tirada de 150 en papel de hilo de Arches, con la filigrana con el nombre del editor. ==-Paris, Louis Michaud, 1910. 34 x 25,5cm. Avant-titre - titre - 122pp. - 1h. et 40 planches, des eau-forte sublimes du peintre, signés dans la plaque. Une bonne reliure d'époque dans maroquin, en conservant la très belle couverture originale. =De une édition totale de 250 exemplaires, le nôtre du tirage de 150 dans un papier de fil Arches, le filigrane avec le nom de l'éditeur. =Édition originale. Size: 34 x 25,5cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      FAIRY TALES. FATHER TUCK'S PICTURE BUILDING BLOCKS. London: Raphael Tuck, no date, circa 1910. 4to (8 1/2 x 11"), flexible pictorial card covers, slight bit of spine wear else Fine and in unused condition. Inside there are 8 full page color illustrated pages divided into a total of 96 squares that illustrate 16 fairy tales. Some tales included are Cinderella, Jack & the Beanstalk, Puss In Boots, Little Red Riding Hood, Goose Girl, Hansel & Gretel, Beauty & The Beast, Hop 'O My Thumb, Sleeping Beauty, Jack the Giant Killer and more. By following the instructions inside the rear cover the child can make 12 picture building blocks formed with interlocking paper joints so that no glue is needed. Then by changing the sides of the cubes a single fairy tale can be illustrated. Rare in unused condition.

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        THE JAPANESE LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN. Edited by Elizabeth Bisland.

      Boston 1910, - Houghton. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED EDITION 200COPIES. Green cloth, very good, 468p., index, 6 b.w. photosedited with introduction by Elizabeth Bisland, paper label,15.5 x 23 cm. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        (Flensburg 1880 - 1956). Flensburg aus den alten Winkeln der Stadt. München, Wolf & Sohn, 1910. Farblithogr. Titel im Stein signiert u. 12 farblithogr. Taf. , alle im Stein monogrammiert, datiert und bezeichnet. 51 x 43,5 cm. OPp.-Umschlag mit Lochbindung mit lithogr. Deckelillustration.

      1910. . Auf festem Maschinenbütten.- Gutes, frisches Exemplar.- .

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      - FISHER,HARRISON. PICTURES IN COLOR. NY: Scribner 1910. Large folio (17 1/2 x 12 1/4"), cloth backed boards lettered in gold, pictorial paste-on, corners rubbed and cover slightly faded else fine. 1st edition of this glorious work featuring 16 color plates (done on heavy coated paper, printed on one side). There is also a portrait of Fisher. A beautiful copy of a lavish work, and a rare Fisher title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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