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        Bonze einer jungen nackten Frau mit einem Stein in der linken Hand *Steinewerferin*.

      - Höhe der Figur 48 cm, mit dem schmalen Sockel Gesamthöhe von 50 cm. Der Sockel misst 11,5 x 9 cm. Die Figur trägt in der linken Hand einen Stein, das Haar im Stil der Antike mit einem gebunden. Unter dem Sockel mit *Fritz Kallmeyer* signiert, undatiert, ca. um 1910 - 1930. Die Bronze mit sehr schöner Patina, Gewicht ca. 9500 Gramm. ( Bitte beachten: Beim Versand ins Ausland können aufgrund des Gewichts deutliche höhere Kosten anfallen ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Firebird

      1910. STRAVINSKY, Igor.[Russian title in Cyrillic.] L'Oiseau de Feu. Conte Dansé en 2 Tableaux. Composé d'après le conte national russe par M. Fokine… Piano à 2 mains.Moscow: P. Jurgenson, [1910].First edition, piano score of Stravinsky?'s first ballet.The Firebird is the work which first earned Stravinsky a reputation beyond Russia's borders. The ballet draws on Russian folk-tales, bringing together the Romantic interest in the supernatural and in nationalist feeling. "Stravinsky worked on his music for a year, usually aided by Fokine, who had prepared the scenario. 'They worked very closely together, phrase by phrase,' wrote Lincoln Kirstein in his biography of Fokine… Stravinsky completed his score in May 1910, and on June 25 L'Oiseau de Feu (The Fire-Bird) was presented at the Paris Opéra with Fokine, Madame Fokina, and Karsavina as the principal dancers… On the opening night Debussy rushed backstage to embrace Stravinsky" (Cross, II: 779). The Firebird, in its Tchaikovskian and Rimskian lushness, stands in stark contrast to the spare, restrained works of Stravinsky's later, "neo-classical" period, and he was eventually to repudiate it. Yet he reworked it into an orchestral suite in several different versions, and continued to perform it throughout his career.De Lerma, O9.Interior fine, with only light spotting to title page, text block expertly reinforced; only light wear to fragile wrappers. Near-fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Album mit 73 Originalphotographien von Kaiser Karl I. und Familie.

      O. O., meist 1910er Jahre. - 73 montierte Photographien im Format 9:13 cm. Marmoriertes Pappalbum mit Kordelbindung. Qu.-8vo. Hübsche Sammlung von photographischen Postkarten mit zahlreichen offiziellen und privaten Aufnahmen des Kaiserpaares und seiner Kinder; die spätesten Aufnahmen zeigen den letzten österreichischen Kaiser am Totenbett und seine Hinterbliebenen bei der Beisetzung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        L'Amour et la Folie. Poemes satiriques d'Alexis Piron (1689-1773.) Dessins par Venu de Bonestoc [d. i. Franz von Bayros].

      Paris [d.i. Wien, C. W. Stern], 1910.. 4°. 129 einseitig bedruckte Seiten und 20 Illustrationen auf Tafeln, dazu zahlreiche Vignetten und Textumrandungen. Späteres rotes Halb-Maroquin mit RTitelschild; Deckel mit in Gold geprägter Filete und Schmuckbordüren.. Hayn-Got. bezeichnet diese Illustrationsfolge als "das Hauptwerk des Künstlers (...), die den Höhepunkt Bayros'scher Kunst bilden." Die Illustrationen sind in Strichätzung reproduzierte Tuschzeichnungen. Eines der erotisch dekadentesten Werke von Bayros. Eins von 530 numerierten Exemplaren einer Privatausgabe, die nicht für den Handel bestimmt war (Gesamtauflage 560; hier jedoch mit einer höheren Nr. versehen). Vorsätze etwas angeschmutzt mit Läsuren in der Falz. Textseiten leicht lichtrandig. Unterer Rand gelegentlich stark fingerfleckig. Einige am Rand etwas angeschmutzt, einige hinterlegte Randläsuren. Rar. Hayn-Got. IX, 43f.; Brettschneider 4,49,78. Englisch, Irrgarten, S. 82. Vgl. Bilder-Lex. II, 107f. ---------------------- 129 pp. and 20 plates with illustrations. The text with typographic frames and vignettes. 4vo. Later red hald-marocco, covers with gilt ornaments. One of 530 numbered copies (here with the number 854!). Hayn-Gotendorf holds this work for the chief work of Bayros and the climax of his art. Hayn-Got. IX, 43f.; Brettschneider 4,49,78. Englisch, Irrgarten, S. 82. Vgl. Bilder-Lex. II, 107f. ---------- In-4°. 129 pp. toutes encadrees, plusieurs vignettes et 20 tables avec illustrations. Un des 530 exemplaires numerotes de cette edition hors commerce (cet exemplaire porte le numero 854!) Hayn-Got. mentionne cette oeuvre celebre comme le chef d'oeuvre de Bayros, l'apogee de son art. Les illustrations sont des gravures aux traites apres lavis. Cet ouvrage erotique est le plus decadent de l'oeuvre de Bayros. Hayn-Got. IX, 43f.; Brettschneider 4,49,78. Englisch, Irrgarten, p. 82. Cf. Bilder-Lex. II, 107f.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Le tour du monde en 80 jours

      Collection Hetzel, 1910. Fine. Collection Hetzel 1910, relié. - Cartonnage à un éléphant avec titre dans l'éventail. spine au phare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Cartonnage d'éditeur polychrome à un éléphant avec titre dans l'éventail. Dos au phare. Second plat à frois type i. Première plaque en bel état mais quelques salissures dans l'éventail. Coiffe de queue frottés avec deux coupures, frotté en tête. 3 taches pâles sur le second plat. Des cahiers légèrement ressortis. Exemplaire légèrement déboîté. En haut de la page de titre, nom manuscrit du possesseur. Bon exemplaire cependant dans l'ensemble. L'un des titres les plus célèbres de Jules Verne, dans lequel un gentleman londonien tient le paris avec son club d'accomplir un tour du monde en 80 jours.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Notre jeunesse EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Cahiers de la quinzaine, 1910. Fine. Cahiers de la quinzaine, Paris 1910, 13x19cm, relié. - first edition on the current paper. Binding to the canvas bradel half cream, smooth back, chocolate morocco title piece, paper flat pattern "new century", wrappers preserved and bound in, modern binding. Precious autograph signed by Charles Peguy Madame Henri de Regnier, born Marie de Heredia who took Gerard Houville as pen name and was, among others, the famous mistress of Pierre Louys. A tiny lack margins of the cover page, fragile and brittle paper, as usual. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi toile crème, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin chocolat, plats de papier à motif "début de siècle", couvertures conservées, reliure moderne. Précieux envoi autographe signé et daté de Charles Péguy à Madame Henri de Régnier, née Marie de Heredia qui prit Gérard d'Houville comme nom de plume et fut, entre autre, la célèbre maitresse de Pierre Louys. Un minuscule manque en marge de la page de garde, papier fragile et cassant, comme habituellement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        De Goupil à Margot EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1910. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1910, 11,5x18cm, relié. - First edition, one of the copies of the first issue numbered press. Binding to open bradel paper decorative Art Nouveau, smooth back, shagreen as Exhibit maroquiné black, wrappers and back preserved and bound in (slightly dated back), signed binding Boichot. Precious autograph signed by Louis Pergaud Georges Duhamel. Clear spots on edges. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à motifs décoratifs de style Art Nouveau, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin maroquiné noir, couvertures et dos conservés (dos légèrement défraîchi), reliure signée de Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis Pergaud à Georges Duhamel. Claires piqûres sur les tranches. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Mind And Body: Or Mental States And Physical Conditions (1st) 1910

      The Progress Company 1910 - Rare First Edition from this pioneer of the 'New Thought' movement. Atkinson was one one of the most influential thinkers of the early-20th-century "New Age" philosophy of New Thought, which encouraged its adherents to learn the secrets of mind over matter. Chapters: The Subconscious Mind, The Sympathetic System, The Cell-Minds, The Metal Basis of Cure, The History of Psycho-Therapy, Faith Cures, The Power of Imagination, Belief and Suggestion, Psycho-Therapeutic Methods, The Reaction of the Physical. Good (4 of 10) Hardcover bound book. Green boards with gold gilt title on spine and cover. Some foxing edgepages. Light warp rear, some soiling covers. Text appears clean and unmarked. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. All items subject to prior sale.} [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Castle of Books]
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        Go Fusuma Mi Hon. [Fusuma handmade samples]

      Kyoto: , c.1910. Landscape quarto (198 × 271 mm). Original bark-textured grey paper-covered boards, punch sewn with purple silk ties, calligraphic title label mounted on the front board, grey on grey, silhouette maple leaf-pattered pastedowns 22 samples, all with rubber-stamped maker's name, and discreet inked inventory notes. A little used, with minor wear along the board edges, and some chipping at the head and tail of the spine, the contents with some light foxing or browning in places, showing versos. Meiji-era salesman's sample catalogue with a selection of superb hand-stencilled paper and paper-backed silks for use on Japanese fusuma room dividing screens, some of them showing clear Arts & Crafts influence. The selection begins with two plain heavily textured papers, followed by three where designs are printed onto a bark-texured paper similar to that used in the binding, the first with a repeated geometric design in brown and charcoal on a grey wash, the others with stylised floral designs, highlighted with gold "splashes"; the next group consists of three designs on straw-textured paper, all concentrating on foliate motifs, the most striking with juxtaposed squares of golden ochre and pale green, the first, with a repeated vine leaf and tendril design, is "superimposed" over a square of red spattered with gold, the other has maple leaves in gold and autumnal orange-brown with ripples in silver; the next two designs are on fine-textured grey washi paper featuring abstract, naturalistic patterns, the first cloud-like, the second a "drip" pattern; five designs of a more designs follow, a densely repeated silver cloud design, two with repeated Paulownia flower mon patterns, one in blue and silver, the other with a larger silver crest, a pale grey paper chequer-boarded with an intricate stele-like device, the last with chrysanthemums, pale blue, gold, and silver, with leaves in dark green; the next group are of paper-backed silk, all in related colourways, employing subdued red, green and brown on a golden ochre ground with highlighting in silver or gold, showing clear influence from the Arts & Crafts movement, these range from a simple geometric design, to complex repeated mon decoration employing chrysanthemums, lotus petals and cranes, and include a very Morrisian design of small flowers on fine tendrils, petals outlined in old gold; the last two samples are half-page, and are of paper-backed, plain open-weave cloth in two shades of ecru. In all a beautiful collection of hand-finished materials showing designs from the period immediately predating the widespread commercialisation of fusuma production.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Albumblatt mit eigenh. U.

      O. O., 5. VI. [1910].. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. Zusammen mit einer Portraitpostkarte auf Trägerkarton montiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information. Eleventh Edition [with].The [three] New Volumes, constituting, in combination with the twenty-nine volumes of the eleventh edition, The Twelfth Edition.Handy Volume Issue.

      New York -11 & 1922 1910 - 32 vols. Sm. 4to. (21.5 x 16cm). Original full brown morocco, wth gilt titles and ruling A few heads with minor chaffing. Generally a very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        OSTERBUCH [HASENBUCH]

      FREYHOLD. FREYHOLD,KONRAD. OSTERBUCH [HASENBUCH ON COVER] by Christian Morgenstern. Berlin: Cassirer [1910]. Oblong 4to, (12 1/4" wide x 9 1/2") cloth backed pictorial board covers, covers slightly faded VG - Fine. Featuring striking, stylized full page hand-colored illustration depicting humanized rabbits at play, causing mischief with humans. Similar to Tom Seidmann Freud's work of the same era. The richness of the colors and the unusual style with angular designs are fantastic. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        La ligne grotesque. Et ses variations dans la decoration moderne.,

      Paris, Librairie de l'art ancien et moderne,, ohne Jahr circa 1910. - 4 Bl. und 60 von 64 Tafeln (es fehlen die Tafeln Nr. 27. 46, 48 und 59 und es fehlt der Klappspiegel) Kanten der Mappe berieben und der Deckel gedunkelt, Tafeln in einem guten Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 17 x 22 cm Querformat, Flügelmappe

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
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        A travez da Europa

      Rio de Janeiro-Paris, H. Garnier, Livreiro-Editor, 1910. 4to. menor; 2 hs., III-146 pp., 1 h. y 23 láminas fotográficas, obra del autor. Encuadernación rústica, en media tela. Un viaje con destino a la muy septentrional Laponia, atravesando el norte de España, Francia, Bélgica, norte de Alemania, Dinamarca y Suecia. -

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Catálogo de los Cuadros del Museo del Prado. Décima edición y con la numeración reformada

      Madrid, Imprenta y Fototipia de J. Lacoste, 1910. 4to. menor; XIII pp., 1 h., 445 pp., 1 h. Encuadernación de época, en media tela.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Uniunea Sindical? General? a Muncitoriloa Constructori din Ungaria

      Világosság-Nyomda Rt (ca. 1910), (Budapest) - Illustrated by Mihály Bíró. First edition. Printed in blue and black. Text in Romanian. In publishers lithographed wrappers. (8) p. Illustrated advertisement brochure of the National Union of Hungarian Construction Worker's. Each page printed with a lithograph illustration by Mihály Bíró, matching to the text that details the advantages and benefits of the union members. The Union was related to the Hungarian Social Democratic Party, whose newspaper's, the "Népszava" famous logo, the "Red Man with Hammer", was also designed by Mihály Biró. Extremely scarce publication, we could not trace any copies in institutional holdings. Corners slightly chipped. Overall in fine condition. In publishers lithographed wrappers First edition. Printed in blue and black. Text in Romanian. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Jack's Manual on the vintage and production, care and handling of wines, liquors, etc

      New York: J. A. Grohusko, 1910. Very Good. Original 1910 edition, (preceded at least by a 1908 edition or printing). Very Good+. Light spotting to cloth, thin red stain to bottom edge of front board, light rubbing at spine ends and corners. Pages are unmarked. Light offsetting to endsheets. Gilt stamping is very sharp, and the book remains very well preserved. Extremely rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        [drop-title] Chant national des Micmacs. Musique de Omer Clergue, Prof. au Conservatoire de Toulouse. Paroles du R. P. Sébastien, O. M. C

      [Ristigouche?: No publisher/printer 8vo (22.5 x 15 cm). 4 pp.. ca. 1910?] Words are in French and Micmac with a musical score arranged for singer and piano accompaniment. This is apparently the first printing of the Micmac national anthem, which seems also to have been issued in the same year in Souvenir d'un IIIe centenaire en pays micmac = Sist gasgemtelnaganipongegeoei migoitetemagani oigatigen (Ste. Anne de Ristigouche [Québec]: Frères mineurs capucins, 1910). => Only one copy traced via WorldCat, in Germany(!), with the Souvenir seeming also to be very little held in libraries; WorldCat locates only three institutions reporting ownership. One leaf, folded. First page with half-inch long tear and another smaller tear at upper left corner, not touching text. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        L'Alsacienne Teint tous tissus

      - Affiche entoilée (lithographie sans date vers 1910-1920). Grand format 157 par 119 + 4 cm d'entoilage de côté. Propriété de l'Alsacienne. Modèle déposé 2557. Imp. J.-E. Goossens, Bruxelles. Bel exemplaire signé au milieu du côté gauche. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Le Beau Livre]
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        Three Little Kittens Painting Book

      1910. first edition. A Very Scarce Louis Wain Painting BookWAIN, Louis. Three Little Kittens Painting Book. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., [n.d., ca. 1910]. Small quarto (9 1/16 x 7 inches: 230 x 177 mm.). 20 pp (including wrappers). Four full-page illustrations in full color with duplicate brown line drawings opposite, designed to be hand colored by the owner (the second drawing already expertly colored). Original color pictorial wrappers. A very fine example of a fragile rarity."You will be pleased to see your old friends the "Three Little Kittens," here you have a picture to paint of them crying over their lost mittens, and then happy at having found them, afterwards dancing round their Mummy with the Pie, and lastly you have them washing their mittens… The young artist must prepare his tints upon a white plate or palette. He must compare his colours with those of the picture he is about to copy, and before he begins to paint… (Instructions for Young Artists (inside front wrapper)Father Tuck's Little Artists' Series No. 4063.At the end of the last century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. ?"He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves?" (H.G. Wells).?"From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled…[a]lthough he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!?" (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914 ) .

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Waiting

      (n.p.): (n.p.). [c. 1910-1921]. A printed manuscript poem by Burroughs, his most famous, first published in Knickerbocker magazine in 1863, when Burroughs was 25; anthologized in Whittier's Songs of Three Centuries in 1875. At that time the poem had seven stanzas; over the years the weakest stanza (the sixth of seven) was dropped (by an unknown editor). "Waiting" appeared as the preface to Burroughs' Light of Day in 1900 with six stanzas, but even so the fifth stanza continued to trouble him. According to the Clara Barrus biography Our Friend John Burroughs, published in 1914, "a few years ago" Burroughs occasionally substituted a new fifth stanza, beginning, "The law of love binds every heart..." (Later renditions have this line reading "The law of love threads every heart.) But that too failed to satisfy him, and future renditions would have the original six (of seven) stanzas. This broadside has the six stanzas, with the short-lived "binds every heart" fifth stanza; it is printed in Burroughs' holograph, with an original water color of tree branches, and it is inscribed by Burroughs, for Barnard C. Connelly, and dated Feb. 9, 1921, the month before Burroughs' death. 7" x 9-3/4", bevel-edged on three sides; previously framed and sunned over most of the page; staining to two margins, touching only the date. A very good copy. Although Burroughs wrote "considerable poetry as a young man" (his words, from John Burroughs Talks), "a time came when I wrote no more poetry and destroyed most of what I had done previously...I am practically a man of a single poem." We have found reference to a smaller (4-1/2" x 6") leaflet of this poem being done earlier, by Alfred Bartlett, but have found no record of the printing history of this variation. First Edition. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Denkschrift zur Vollendung der 5000 .Locomotive 1910

      Selbstverlag Erscheinungsjahr 1910 - Format 4° ( Kleinfolio ) - 57 Seiten Glanzpapier mit 42 zumeist halbseitigen ( 24 Lokomotiven ) Textabbildungen, Originalbroschur mit Deckeltitel, etwas unfrisch mit Einriß oben am Broschurrücken , vordere Broschurkannte mit Tesafilm hinterlegt , Erhaltung insgesamt gut - = Gegründet wurde die Fabrik im Jahre 1842 von dem Ingenieur der Wien - Raaber Bahn W. Günther, kam Ende der Fünfziger - Jahre in den Besitz der Österreichischen Kreditanstalt für Handel und Gewerbe,wurde 1861 von G. Sigl in Pacht genommen,später käuflich erworben und ist seit 1875 Aktiengesellschaft.In der ersten Periode unter Günther kamen 310 Locomotiven zur Ablieferung ,und zwar an die nördlichen,südlichen,südöstlichen und lombardisch-venzianischen Linien der K.k. Staatsbahn über den Semmering,die Kaiser-Ferdinands-Nordbahn,die galizische Karl-Ludwigs-Bahn und dieKaiserin-Elisabeth-Westbahn, die Südbahn-Gesellschaft, die Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Orientbahn, die Theisbahn,die Mohacs-Fünfkirchner-Bahn die Budweis-Linz-Gmunder Bahnsowie auch die Locomotiven für den Bau der K.k. Militärakademie in Wiener -Neustadt usw. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Tapetenmuster 58 [WITH 406 ART NOUVEAU WALLPAPER SAMPLES]

      Paul Schoth, Berlin 1910 - Oblong folio (13 7/8 x 18"). Unpaginated. [406] leaves (Wallpaper samples). Original half black binder's tape over decorative wrappers. This striking turn-of-the-century catalog containing no less than 406 wallpaper samples, introduces us to the new collection of Paul Schoth, a Berlin-based German wallpaper manufacturer. The samples feature numerous design patterns showing some fine examples of Art Nouveau design, such as entwining plant forms with undulating stems and stylized flowers creating sinuous patterns in an almost infinite number of ways. The samples have been color-screen printed, and contain intricate ornaments professionally over-printed often in gold and silver. Each wallpaper sample measures appr. 13 7/8 x 17".Some creasing along edges of wrappers. Covers somewhat darkened. First sample foxed along edges, with tiny chipping and closed tears on fore-edge. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Title in German. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Memorable American Speeches, IV: Secession, War, Reconstruction

      R.R. Donnelley / The Lakeside Press. Hardcover. Chicago, 1910. 12mo, green cloth, 301 pp. A very scarce early Lakeside Classic. This is an exceptional copy, in near-pristine condition with slightest wear to cloth at head and heel of spine and slight normal shelfwear to cloth at bottom of boards. Very near fine condition overall. Contents fine. The fourth volume of American speeches collected in the series, with contributions from Robert Toombs, Henry Ward Beecher and others. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Fine. 1910. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Report on Army Manoeuvres, 1909. [With:] Manoeuvres, 1909. War Office Instructions

      London: [printed by Harrison & Sons for the War Office,], 1910. Together 2 items: foolscap quarto, original buff cloth-backed printed boards; octavo, sewn in the original buff wraps. Tables, 2 of them folding, 6 folding maps in an end-pocket. Ex-Royal Army Military College Library, occasional ink stamps to the Report, boards slightly soiled, hinges a little loose, but contents clean and sound, the Instructions stamped on the upper panel of the wraps, else very good. Only edition, "for official use only": 1,060 copies of the first-named; 1,200 of the second, which is the handbook for participants. This is apparently unrecorded, though there is perhaps a copy in the Montgomery-Massingberd Papers at LHCMA, with less than a handful of copies for the Manoeuvres of 1925 located institutionally. Taking place under the direction of Sir John French as Inspector-General of the Forces, these manoeuvres pitted the Red Force under Lieut.-Gen. Sir H. L. Smith-Dorrien, his cavalry commanded by Brigadier E. A. H. Allenby, against the Blues commanded by Sir Arthur Paget. Many other names found in the composition of the forces would rise to prominence in just a few years time. An important resource on the preparedness of the British Army for the Great War.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        OPERE

      Bari, Laterza, 1910-1976. In-8 p. Offriamo tutto il pubblicato della celebre collana Laterza delle ?"Opere di Benedetto Croce", sia con la mitica brossura color salmone (per un totale di 55 volumi) che rilegati (per complessivi 20 volumi in 21 tomi) L?'opera e?' cosi?' composta: Filosofia dello spirito, 4 voll. I Estetica come scienza dell?'espressione e linguistica generale II Logica come scienza del concetto puro III Filosofia della pratica. Economia ed etica IV Teoria e storia della storiografia Saggi filosofici, 14 voll.: bross. I Problemi di estetica II La filosofia di Gianbattista Vico III Saggio sullo Hegel IV Materialismo storico ed economia marxistica V Nuovi saggi di estetica VI Etica e politica VII Ultimi saggi VIII La poesia. introduzione alla critica.. IX La storia come pensiero e come azione X Il carattere della filosofia moderna XI Discorsi di varia filosofia. I vol. XII Discorsi di varia filosofia. II vol. XIII Filosofia e storiografia XIV Indagini su Hegel e schiarimenti filosofici Scritti di storia letteraria e politica, 44 voll. in 45 tomi: I Saggi sulla letteratura italiana del Seicento II La rivoluzione napoletana del 1799. Biografie, racconti e ricerche III La letteratura della nuova italia vol I IV La letteratura della nuova italia vol II V La letteratura della nuova italia vol III VI La letteratura della nuova italia vol IV VII I teatri di napoli dal Rinascimento .. VIII La Spagna nella vita italiana durante al rivoluzione IX Conversazioni critiche I X Conversazioni critiche II XI Storie e leggende napoletane XII Goethe. Con una scelta delle liriche nuovamente tradotte (due voll.) XIII Una famiglia di patrioti ed altri saggi storici e critici XIV Ariosto, Shakespeare e Corneille XV Storia della storiografia italiana nel secolo decimo nono. I vol. XVI Storia della storiografia italiana nel secolo decimo nono. II vol. XVII La poesia di Dante XVIII Poesia e non poesia Note sulla letteratura europea del secolo decimonono XIX Storia del regno di Napoli XX Uomini e cose della vecchia italia. I vol. XXI Uomini e cose della vecchia italia. II vol. XXII Storia d?'Italia dal 1871 al 1915 XXIII Storia dell?'età barocca in Italia XXIV Nuovi saggi sulla letteratura italiana XXV Conversazioni critiche serie III XXVI Conversazioni critiche serie IV XXVII Storia d?'Europa nel secolo decimonono XXVIII Poesia popolare e poesia d?'arte XXIX Varieta?' di storia letteraria e civile, serie I XXX Vite di avventure, di fede e di passione XXXI La letteratura della nuova Italia. Saggi critici vol V XXXII Conversazioni critiche, serie V XXXII La letteratura della nuova Italia. Saggi critici vol VI XXXIV Poesia antica e moderna. Interpretazioni XXXV Poeti e scrittori del pieno e tardo Rinascimento vol I XXXVI Poeti e scrittori del pieno e tardo Rinascimento vol II XXXVII Letteratura italiana del Setteento. Note critiche XXXVIII Varieta?' di storia letteraria e civile serie II XXXIX Letture di poeti e riflessioni sulla teoria e la critica della poesia XLI Aneddoti di varia letteratura XLII Aneddoti di varia letteratura XLIII Aneddoti di varia letteratura XLIV Aneddoti di varia letteratura Scritti vari, 13 voll. I Primi saggi II Cultura e vita morale III L?'Italia dal 1914 al 1918. Pagine sulla guerra IV Pagine sparse. Letteratura e cultura. V Pagine sparse. Biografie. Storia napoletana. Schermaglie… VI Pagine sparse. Postille. Osservazioni sui libri nuovi VII Nuove pagine sparse. Vita pensiero letteratura. VIII Nuove pagine sparse. Metodologia storiografica … IX Terze pagine sparse vol I X Terze pagine sparse vol II XI Scritti e discorsi politici (1943-19479) I vol. XII Scritti e discorsi politici (1943-1947) II vol. XIII Carteggio Croce-Vossler (1899-1949) Tutta la collezione è ben conservata. Rara a trovarsi completa.

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        LA BELLE AU BOIS DORMANT ET QUELQUES AUTRES CONTES DE JADIS. ["SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER TALES"]

      Paris: Piazza & Cie, 1910. First Edition in French, No. 258 OF 400 COPIES on Japon SIGNED by Dulac n. Hardcover. 303 x 230 mm (11 7/8 x 9 1/8"). 172, [1] (limitation), [1] (blank), [1] (colophon), [1] (blank), [3] (specimen pages from the prospectus). First Edition in French, No. 258 OF 400 COPIES on Japon SIGNED by Dulac. PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL DELUXE BINDING OF BROWN CRUSHED MOROCCO, HEAVILY GILT, BY DURVAND (stamp-signed on verso of front flyleaf), covers with triple gilt fillet border enclosing an elaborate gilt frame with cupids at corners and fancy gilt title lettering at center; flat spine with gilt decoration and lettering, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endleaves, top edge gilt, original wrappers bound in. With head- and tailpieces, border designs for text and chapter pages, four decorative initials, two small medallions, and 30 COLOR PLATES BY DULAC mounted within decorative frames captioned in French, each with a tissue guard. Hughey 23x, 23aa (deluxe binding). Thin two-inch crack at bottom of front joint, trivial marks and soiling to covers, faint residue from leather dressing, spine evenly sunned, otherwise an excellent copy, with bright gilt and with text, plates, and tissue guards in pristine condition. This is one of the specially bound copies of the French edition of Dulac's lovely "Sleeping Beauty" and other fairy tales, a work justifiably described in the advertising literature of Hodder and Stoughton as "the most beautiful book ever published at a popular price." According to Ray, this is Dulac's "best work," full of ornate and attractive scenes for the title tale as well as "Cinderella," "Bluebeard," and "Beauty and the Beast." Our French edition contains head- and tailpieces, decorated initials, borders, and medallions not found in the original British edition, published in the same month and year. Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) was a French-born naturalized British citizen who illustrated books and magazine and designed stamps and currency. Born in Toulouse, he studied at the École des Beaux-Arts before moving to London. There, in 1905, he received his first commission, to illustrate the novels of the Brontë Sisters. He joined the London Sketch Club, which introduced him to England's foremost book and magazine illustrators. Through his new contacts, he began an arrangement with the Leicester Gallery and Hodder & Stoughton, with the gallery commissioning illustrations from Dulac which they sold in an annual exhibition. The publishing rights to those paintings were bought by Hodder & Stoughton for reproduction in illustrated gift books, and Dulac became the foremost illustrator during the golden age of deluxe gift books for children. Influenced by the work of the older artist Arthur Rackham, Dulac shows a sophisticated and exotic tone in his illustrations, with rich color reminiscent of the paintings of Gustav Klimt. When the children's book market contracted after World War I, he found work as a magazine illustrator. Later, he designed British currency and postage stamps, the most celebrated being those for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the early years of her reign.

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        Complete Poetical Works

      1910. WORDSWORTH, William.The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth.Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1910.Ten volumes.Limited edition, number 173 of only 500 sets, illustrated with photogravures and hand-colored frontispieces, with a three-page autograph letter signed by Wordsworth.The letter, dated October 24, 1845 to a Mr. Parry, responding to his request for help, reads in part: "I received your letter when I was upon the point of setting off from my Brother-in-Law's house… and I now sit down, not to thank you for it, or to express the deep sympathy which I feel in your sorrow… I have no knowledge of such a person as Rupert Trott [?] or of a place named Dale-Head… But this is no way remarkable. There is so much coming and going of strangers among us and the names of places are so frequently and fantastically altered. I have however written to the Clerk… begging him to make inquiries and to send me the result without delay, which I will immediately transmit to you and I hope in time… I remain, my dear Mr. Parry, with my high respects, faithfully yours, Wm. Wordsworth.'' "Mr. Parry" is possibly Charles Henry Parry, a physician and author who accompanied Coleridge on his tour of the Harz Mountains and was also a friend of Southey.Spines uniformly toned to brown. A fine set.

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        Fairies I Have Met

      1910. An Enlarged Life With Dulac's Fairies[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. STAWELL, Mrs. Rodolph. Fairies I Have Met. Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [October, 1910]. First 're-issue' edition (first published 1907). Octavo (7 5/8 x 6 inches; 194 x 153 mm). 117, [1, blank], [1, printer's slug], [1, blank] pp. Eight color plates printed on glossy paper with captions printed in blue.Publisher's deep blue cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Early ink inscription on front free endpaper. A fine copy."Fairies I Have Met was reviewed in Outlook in its Literary Supplement of New Children's Books, November 9, 1907. The reviewer spoke of the book as 'charmingly illustrated in colour by Edmund Dulac.' It would be hard to disagree…With the pictures here, Dulac displays a style much more humorous and whimsical than that of his illustrations for the Bronte novels two years earlier. The subjects are painted at close range, in deep colours, creating bolder designs and showing much detail, as opposed to the distant misty room or landscape scenery of the Bronte work" (Hughey).Hughey 15a.

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        Flores de Coral. Poemetos e impress?es da Oceania Portugueza.

      Dilly (Timor), Imprensa Nacional, 1908 [colophon bears the date 31 December 1909, wrappers bear the date 1910]. - 272 pp. Tall 8?, original pink printed wrappers (upper cover dampstained and brittle, defective and reinforced at edges and spine; lower wrapper is later replacement). Slightly browned. Uncut. Sheets with woodcut stamp in red (12 x 16.5 cm) laid in. Overall in good condition, if just barely. Number 245 of 257 copies on "TÁo-tzu" or "papel pagode," signed by the author on the verso of the title page. Signed and dated author's 12-line inscription on the half title to the literary critic of the @Mercure de France, dated Timor, 1910. ---- FIRST EDITION of this collection of poems by a noted Portuguese Symbolist. It was the first book printed in Timor. Densely printed ethnographical and philological notes comprise the second half of the book (pp. 132-271).Osorio de Castro (1868-1946) studied at the University of Coimbra, and while there co-founded the literary review @BoÈmia nova with AntÛnio Nobre, Alberto de Oliveira and others. He was a friend of Camilo Pessanha and corresponded with RubÈn DarÌo, who devoted a chapter to him in one of his books. Among his works are @Exiladas, Coimbra (1895), and @A Cinza dos Mirtos, Nova Goa 1906. OsÛrio de Castro held government posts in India, MoÁ?medes and Luanda as well as Timor, and was a distinguished jurist. He was Minister of Justice in the Government of SidÛnio Pais.---- InnocÍncio XX, 320-22. Saraiva & Lopes, @Historia da literatura portuguesa (1976) p. 1058. @Grande enciclopedia XIX, 724. See also ¡lvaro Manuel Machado in @Dicion rio de literatura portuguesa; AnÌbal de Castro in @Biblos, I,1057-8; and @Dicion rio cronolÛgico de autores portugueses, III, 64-5. NUC: DLC, CU, CtY. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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.

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        THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

      Chapman & Hall and Lawrence & Jellicoe, London 1910 - Dickens, Charles. THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB. London: Chapman & Hall and Lawrence & Jellicoe, 1910. First edition in this form. Two quarto volumes. x,[1]-450; x, [1]-457 pages. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin. Volume one with 13 color plates; volume two with 11 color plates. Both volumes with numerous black and white illustrations in text. Original tan cloth over boards with cloth backstrip. Gilt vignette on the front board of each volume and titles lettered in brown. Spines lettered in gilt with each having a character vignette. Edges of pages untrimmed. Some pages uncut. Former owner's bookplates on the front pastedown of each volume. Hinges just starting, with trivial wear to boards. Overall a near fine set, housed in a beautiful quarter book-back slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fanciulla del West

      1910. Signed Trade. PUCCINI, Giacomo.La Fanciulla de West (The Girl of the Golden West).Milan: G. Ricordi, 1910.First edition, piano-vocal score for Puccini's classic opera of the American West, signed by Puccini on the date of the opera's premiere at the Metropolitan Opera House and signed as well by conductor Arturo Toscanini and various members of the original cast (Emmy Destinn, Adamo Didur, Dinh Gilly, Angelo Bada, and Giulio Rossi). Together with an original playbill for the performance.This copy of the score was presented to one J. P. Sanborn and is inscribed on the title page (in a hand other than Puccini's) "To Mr. J. P. Sanborn, with the Composer's Compliments-- New York, Dec. 10, 1910," with Puccini's full autograph signature appearing below. The signatures of Toscanini and the cast members appear on the page listing the performers. "On his first visit to the United States, in 1905, Puccini saw a performance of David Belasco's horse opera The Girl in the Golden West and was fascinated by the old stage wizard's tricks with moving scenery and an elaborate snowstorm. He was also fascinated by the warmth of the reception that America accorded him. But it was not until he had returned to Italy that he finally decided to make this play the vehicle for his next operatic score… `For this drama,' he said, `I have composed music that, I feel sure, reflects the American people, and particularly the strong, vigorous nature of the West'" (100 Great Operas and Their Stories, 216). The only signature absent among the cast members is that of Enrico Caruso, who performed the role of Dick Johnson.Hopkinson 7A.Score in fine condition, playbill with some restoration to rear wrapper and repair to inner hinges of some pages.

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        Poems

      Dana Estes, Boston 1910 - Florence Harrison. Hard Cover. The scarce first American edition of this lovely book with the rare dust jacket. This collection of Christina Rossetti's poetry, with Florence Harrison's splendid illustration,s was published in the same year in England by British publisher Blackie & Son. Blackie commissioned Harrison to illustrate a gift book as part of its Fine Arts Series. Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) is one of the best known English poets of the 19th century. She was part of the Pre-Raphaelite circle as the sister of Dante Gabriel and William Rossetti. This extensive anthology of her work includes such well known poems as Goblin Market and Up-Hill. Florence Harrison (1877-1955) was an important illustrator of poetry and children's books in the Pre-Raphaelite and Art Nouveau styles. Much of her work was done for the publishers Blackie and Son. In this book are 36 mounted tipped in color plates with their tissue guards intact; There are also 34 black and white illustrations. Bound in bright blue cloth with ornate gilt illustrated front cover and spine, with designs by Harrison, title, author, and illustrator names. Light bumping to corners and a few white marks. Interior pages are bright and pristine. Greyish-green dust jacket with same designs as book to front cover and spine. Small tears to top edge of spine. . In very good to near fine condition. xxiv +369 pages. POE/090115. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album with 125 Original Photographs of Garden Island - Sydney Base of the Royal Australian Navy, Showing its Sites and Residents, Tennis Club, "Tresco Mansion," portraits of the "Japanese officers at Garden Island," and others, as well as Views of Sydney Harbour, the Blue Mountains, Golf Clubs in Blackheath, Melbourne and Sydney, et al].

      1910 - Ca. 1910-1914. Folio (ca. 32x27,5 cm). 12 stiff card leaves. 125 gelatin silver prints ca. 7,5x10 cm (3x4 in) mounted within rectangular or oval frames. All photos with period ink manuscript titles on the mounts. Period green full cloth album with colour stamped title "Sunny memories" on the front cover. Overall a very good internally clean album with bright photos. Interesting photo album from the family of a high ranking Australian naval officer who resided at Garden Island, base of the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney (now a restricted area). The interesting images include views of Garden Island: streets, embankment with HMS Pegasus, Signal Hill on the Coronation Day, interior of the island church, "Idol from Mallo Kollo Island" (Malakula, Vanuatu), "the tree planted by H.M. The King," "swimming bath," and others. A series of views depict Garden Island tennis club which is considered to be Australia's first lawn tennis court (built in 1880), showing the court itself and tennis court pavilion, group portraits of players shown during games or afterwards, posing with rackets. The album's owner or compiler (named "H.C.") is on several photos, posing in naval uniform in his garden, on board HMS Encounter and on board a naval ship at the beginning of WW1 (the last photo dated November 1914); there are also portraits of (probably) his wife "Ad" and other naval officers and sailors (Gosling, Baker, S.P.O. Trevin); views of their house and garden on Garden Island (the exterior, interiors of the drawing room and office, images of the front and kitchen gardens). Six interesting group portraits show "Japanese officers at Garden Island" posing in white uniform with "Ad" and another lady at the tennis court. Five photos depict the ¿Tresco¿ mansion ¿ the official residence of the Naval Officer-in-Command at the Garden Island (the exterior and interiors, ¿swimming bath¿, a view of the Sydney harbor from Tresco). Three photos show the Bristol biplane in Sydney with the following commentary: "one of two sent arrived Dec. 1910, flew Perth, then Melbourne, then Sydney, c. Feb. 1911." There are also images of numerous ships in Sydney harbor (HMS Fantome, HMS Cambrian, HMS Powerful, HMS Encounter, P&O S.S. Moldavia, HMS Pioneer et al.), Sydney botanical gardens, a series of photos from a trip to the Blue Mountains (Grand Canyon, Grose Valley, Kanimbla Valley, Hydro Majestic Hotel in Medlow Bath, and others). Several photos reveal the album compiler's keenness on golf (images of the Blackheath golf links, the Royal Melbourne golf club and the Royal Sydney Gold club). Overall a very interesting illustration of the social life of Australian naval officers on Garden Island on the threshold of the First World War. "Garden Island, located in Sydney Harbour to the east of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay, has been associated with the defence of Sydney and eventually Australia, since the first fleet of convicts arrived in 1788. Garden Island is thus named because it was here that the crew of HMS Sirius of the First Fleet planted a vegetable garden in late January 1788. Garden Island has had connections with the Navy since the early days of the colony. As well as a garden, it housed a gun emplacement which guarded the passageway between Farm Cove and Pinchgut (Fort Denison) until the construction of Fort Macquarie on Bennelong Point. A similar gun pit was built on Gov. Macquarie's Point, but this was removed after Fort Macquarie was built and no trace of it remains today. In 1811 Gov. Macquarie declared Garden Island a civilian establishment and thus it stayed until 1856 when it was returned to the Royal Navy for use as a base. The base grew in a ramshackle manner with new buildings and facilities being added progressively over the next century. Today it is a restricted area and houses the Fleet Base of the Royal Australian Navy and the Garden Island Dockyard" (Garden Island/sydneyforeveryone-online). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Géographique

      Logerot, Pauly, and others, Paris 1910 - Six map puzzles, each measuring 330 x 240 mm., housed in the original colour printed card case. Geographical jigsaw puzzle set comprising six maps mounted and cut into parts corresponding to the colonial dominions of major European powers. This division of the world reflecting European territorial aspirations exemplifies the mood of the first decade of the twentieth century (a rivalry that, in good part, ultimately precipitated the outbreak of the First World War). Accordingly, this puzzle set has an interesting social history dimension as it tangibly demonstrates the overlap between colonialism and early childhood education.The map of Australasia and the Pacific is captioned Océanie dressée par M. Mrs. R. Cortambert et A. Vuillemin, and bears the imprint 'Logerot éditeur Quai des Augustins, 55'. It is a later printing of an engraved map of the same title published by Hachette in 1852. This lithographed version was prepared circa 1880, and includes a colour key dividing South-east Asia and the Pacific into the respective colonial dominions of England, France, Spain, the United States, Holland and Portugal. As depicted the Australian continent includes good detail of inland geographical features such as Mt. Stuart and Lake Eyre, and the Hammersley Ranges in Western Australia.The other five maps in the series are later publications, printed circa 1910, and are contemporaneous with the striking presentation case. They include a double hemisphere world map and the remaining four continents of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The front board of the presentation case is itself a fine example of period design, with five beauties respectively symbolising each continent amidst a cornucopia of regionally specific natural products and commodities. The borders are ornamented with fauna of each of the continents and Australian animals include the kangaroo, emu, lyrebird, wombat, possum, thylacine and a gang of cockatoos. A little wear to extremities of the card case, puzzles in excellent condition.

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        The Key to the Character Problem or the "Chinese Alphabet". Four Thousand most Frequent Characters according to Rev. W.E. Soothill's Phonetics . with Standard Romanisation. For Self-examination and Private study. [Shanghai, Presbyterian Mission Press, about 1910].

      1910 1910 - A collection of about 4000 printed character flash-cards on small square pieces of paper (ca 3,5 x 3,5 cm). Housed in labelled compartments within the original specially designed wooden box (5,5 x 32 x 40 cm). Some, about 215 pieces have been pasted onto card, the remaining characters are loose and have romanizations and English meanings printed on reverse. A few of the cards are defected with some loss, probably by insects. A printed paper label titled "The Key to the Character Problem" is pasted onto the inner lid of the original wooden box. A four-page advertising leaflet for various Chinese language-teaching works by Rev. J. A. Silsby dated Shanghai ca 1911, is loosley inserted. An impressive and very rare survival of a printed tool for learning Chinese. It was probably made for the use of new missionaries coming to China. The most common Chinese characters are to be found here. The flash cards are organized by similar sounds; on the versos provided with romanizations to aid pronounication, and an English translation. Paul Kranz (1866-1920) was a German missionary who lived in China for many years. He wrote many books and articles in Chinese about Christianity as well as he translated classical Confucian texts from literary Chinese into colloquial Chinese, because many modern Chinese could not read age-old language well. He was considered a controversial person among his companions since he beleived that Christianity could never replace Confucianism but only complete it. Kranz published a book titled "Key to the Character Problem" (1910) but we have not been able to find any record of this teaching tool. Most likely they were meant to complement each other.

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        Kind beim Frühstück (Essendes Kind).

      - Radierung, 1910, auf cremefarbenem Japan, signiert. 19:24,1 cm. Literatur: Beringer 98, I-II (von IV). Verso Stempel des Verlages der Kunstdruckerei Künstlerbund Karlsruhe, Nr. 29. Vorzüglicher und vollrandiger Abdruck, verso Notiz mit Kugelschreiber. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg – seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München – führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        Album of Vernacular Photographs of Family Life

      [no date - circa 1910]. Black cloth photo album. Oblong. Measuring 10" x 7.25". Album contains 21 affixed sepia toned photographs, along with an additional 15 black and white, sepia, or silver print photos laid in, three negatives of a woman on a typewriter, and the personalized handkerchief of Mary A. Pettit. All photos are between 2.5" x 2" and 5.5" x 3.5" and are very good or better with slight edgewear and some creasing. Album has worn corners and rubbing.A prosaic album displaying images of home life, probably from the first decade of the 20th Century, and mostly centered on the activities of women. From the back marks (of the photo studios Bailey and Myers-Cope Company) which appear on some of the loose photographs it can be presumed the families lived somewhere in proximity to Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. Many of the scenes are of women in fancy hats or perambulating with parasols. Also making an appearance are the occasional men and children, most of whom are posing for portraits, one of a man pretending to drive a car. Among the photos are three negatives of a woman on a typewriter with what appears to be an early Dictaphone-like device. A pleasing album of carefree upper middle class people enjoying the decades before World War and financial hardship would upset the bucolic pace of American life. .

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        Frohe Kindheit! 16 Kinderbilder mit lustigen Versen.

      (Jos. Scholz),, Mainz 1910 - Mainz (Jos. Scholz), ca 1910. Quer 4°. 8 Bl. mit farb. Bildern des Verfassers. ill. OHLn. Bindung etwas gelockert, Vorderdeckel mit kleinem Wasserfleck am Rand, ein wunderschönes Ex. = Scholz' Künstler-Bilderbücher, No. 167. EA. Von allergrößter Seltenheit. Es ist ein Exemplar in der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek nachgewiesen. Bindung etwas gelockert, Vorderdeckel mit kleinem Wasserfleck am Rand, ein wunderschönes Ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Era of Progress and Promise, 1863-1910: The Religious, Moral, and Educational Development of the American Negro Since His Emancipation

      The Priscilla Publishing Company. Good; Original green cloth beveled boards with titles stamped in gilt on . front boards and spine. Black and white panoramic photograph of . participants from The Clifton Conference glued to front boards. viiii, 576 . pp. Many photographs. Boards rubbed, library markings on spine and . dedication page, bookplate on front pastedown, front hinge tender, . perforated library stamp on title page, pocket scar. The Clifton . Conference was held at the editor's Clifton, Massachusetts summer home, . Aug. 18-20, 1908, to discuss ways to strengthen educational and religious . opportunities for African-Americans. Hartshorn was then president of the . International Sunday School Association, so the conference naturally . focused on ways to improve attendance and teacher training for these . institutions. The book contains profiles of many African-American groups, . including The American Baptist Home Mission Society, The AME Zion Church, . Atlanta's Leonard Street Orphan's Home, The Colored Epworth League, the . National Negro Business League, among others. 50 independent institutions . and 259 Negro schools described, 32 Negro Methodist Bishops profiled, . article about Booker T. Washington by Hollis B. Frissell, 150 Negro . businessmen profiled and many other excerpts from the conference . proceedings. Index, bibliography, list of portraits.. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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