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        The Dickens-Kolle Letters

      The Bibliophile Society, Boston 1910 - One of a very few copies printed entirely on parchment, this copy inscribed to Harry Smith from the Bibliophile Society. Full parchment, a bit soiled but sound. With the negatives from the frontis portrait and letter laid in. Title page slightly rumpled, otherwise uncut and fine internally. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 044321. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books, ABAA]
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        African Elephants ** Original Wilhelm Kuhnert Drawing **

      Self, Germany 1910 - **Superb Original Wilhelm Kuhnert Art ** Original Signed Graphite on paper of two African Elephants. Excellent condition; Archival Framed, acid free, Not Laid. Framed size appx 14.5x11.5 inches (sight 9x7 inches). These Kuhnert studies of African species are extremely collectable; especially with multiple animals depicted. Presented by Nature's Reflections; specializing in Wildlife Art. We have all Kuhnert books, many etchings and drawings. Satisfaction assured. Shipping at cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nature's Reflections]
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        Tales of the Tenements

      John Murray, London 1910 - 335pp. A fantastic copy in lustous red cloth with gilt tiles to spine. Previous owners name to f.f.e.p, a touch of shelfwear, and a few light fox spots to page edges. A handsome copy. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Philip Albert Books and Manuscripts]
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      St. Petersburg, 1910. Cloth bound in good condition; Board edges quite worn, binding solid and contents mostly clean. 96 pages plus 9 pages of adds; Original Russian edition, may be first edition but some references show this as originally prointed in 1909; Later cloth binding with marbled-paper coverd boards

      [Bookseller: By The Way Books]
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        Opening of Gotebo on the Rock Island Railway

      J.M. Hammonds, Little Rock, AR 1910 - In the Kiowa and Commanche country in the new State of Oklahoma approximately half way between Anadarka and Mangum in the Washita Valley.broadside photo illus. Pencil note

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Il Campanile Di San Marco

      Giovanni Fabbris. Good. 1910. B000ZZVUZE Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Cloth, 32 cm, 375 pages, black & white plates. #183 of 1000. . B000ZZVUZE .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Handbuch der Pharmakognosie, 6 Bände + Registerband, Leipzig 1910 - 1927.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Chr. Herm. Tauchnitz, 1910 - 1927.. 3 Bände (in 7 Bänden) und Registerband. Vollständiges Werk bis auf die Abt. 1 des I. Bandes (S. 1 - 287). Braune Original-Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Ornamentbändern. Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Leinenecken. Format: 28 x 19 cm. Standardwerk der Pharmakognosie im frühen 20. Jahrhundert. Mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Tafeln, kolorierten Karten sowie Abbildungen im Text. Gliederung: I. Band, Abteilungen I. (S. 1 - 287, hier fehlend) und II (S. 288 - 1072). II. Band, Abteilungen I (S. 1 - 344, 345 - 776), II (777 - 1204, 1205 - 1623); III. Band, Abteilungen I (S. 1 - 748) und II (S. 749 - 1176). Registerband (252 S.). Die schweren Bände in sehr gutem, gepflegtem Zustand, kaum berieben oder bestoßen. Auch innen sehr gepflegte Exemplare; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Titelblätter gestempelt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon - Fachantiquar]
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        Two Cats at Large. A Book of Surprises

      London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover with some corner wear and soiling to upper board. Several pages with minor tears on lower edge with no impact on text or illustrations. Some finger marking otherwise contents bright. [1910]. First Edition. Illustrated hardback board cover. 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). 24pp + plates. 20 colour plates. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Yangtze River - Two Chinese illustrated blockbooks dating around 1910.

      . One blockbook in folio with 61 double leaves of text and 25 woodblock plates (32.5 x 24.1 cm) depicting flowers, trees, blossoms. The other blockbook in oblong 4to with 7 double leaved text pages and 53 woodblock prints depicting this famous Chinese river Yangtze with its shores, ships and landscapes. In original blue sewn covers. The folio-sized book has new brown paper covers.* A fine set of the views and natural history of the Yangtze river. As far we could track the title translates as follows: "Sanxia, the 3 gorges of the Yangtze". The views are very fine and it seems that the oblong booklet tries to give a complete view of the shores of the river, from its origins to the sea. The botanical atlas has a large text section which is followed by the plates, each showing 4 figures of plants, trees and fruit found alongside the river. Very good copies, some scattered foxing in the oblong volume, last pages of the folio volume with some yellow staining. Rare..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Der moderne Bautischler. Serie III. Innerer Ausbau. 36 Tafeln farbiger Original-Entwürfe in neuer richtung für den praktischen Gebrauch. Herausgegeben von Emerich Fellinger.

      Wien, Wolfrum, (um 1910).. 1 Bll. (Titel). Mit 36 farbig lithographierten Tafeln. Original-Halbleinenmappe mit Deckeltitel und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (etwas fleckig, Kapitale leicht berieben).. Titelblatt und Tafeln vor allem im Randbereich teilweise etwas fleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        Heft XVII der Reihe. Unter dem Protektorate seiner Königlichen Hoheit des Großherzogs von Baden.

      Karlsruhe, Kunstdruckerei Künstlerbund, 1910. Format: Gr.-Fol.. . Mit 15 Original-Radierungen verschiedener Künstler.. Beigefarbene OKartonmappe minimale Läsuren, Rücken verstärkt, kaum fleckig.. . Mappe mit vielen Original-Graphiken*** Die vorliegende Mappe enthält die folgenden, möglicherweise auch aus anderen Jahrgängen zusammengetragenen Grafiken von: Joseph Dahlem (1872-1955), Tänzerin, Holzschnitt. - Otto Ferdinand Leiber (1878-1958), Schneelandschaft, Radierung. - Hans Richard von Volkmann (1860-1927), Althessischer Schäferkarren, Radierung. - Fritz Ruppert (1878-1937), Dame mit Regenschirm, Radierung. - Paul von Ravenstein (1854 - 1933), Umbrische Landschaft, Radierung. - Albert Haueisen (1872-1954), Am Rhein, Radierung. - Hans Otto Baumann (1862-1927), Das Alphorn, Radierung. - Paul von Ravenstein (1854-1938), Schwarzwaldtal, Radierung. - August Babberger (1885-1936), Frühlingseinzug, Radierung. - August Babberger (1885-1936), Heimweh, Radierung. - Hans Adolf Bühler (1877-1951), Der Prophet, Radierung. - Walter Conz (1872-1947), Blick in die Ebene, Radierung. - Walter Conz (1872-1947), Von der Insel Usedom, Radierung. - Adolf Schinnerer (1876-1949), Große Treppe, Radierung. Alle Blätter unten rechts mit Kopierstift handschriftlich betitelt, wenige fleckig und gebräunt oder mit Randläsuren, meist in bestem Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Abaton GmbH]
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        Rare Tribal Photos of the Nearly Extinct Semang Nomadic Peoplpe of Malaysia

      1910. Malaysia, circa 1910. Set of 5 original photographs, four of which are of nomadic hunter-gatherer Semang people, one of which shows a building with signage in Chinese, erected against a rock face, possibly to service a mining settlement. The stamp of the Georgetown Dispensary in Ipoh is present to verso of two photographs. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 3.5 x 3 inches, and the largest 4 x 6 inches. Indication of mounting to verso, tear to upper right corner of one image only, otherwise the lot in very good condition. Four photographs, featuring Malaysia's aboriginal Semang people, the original forest people of old Malaya, capture the simplicity and collectivism of nomadic tribal life, one which is in grave danger of extinction. Only men are seen in these images, all providers for the tribe, some with water gourds and cloth tied into sacs to carry their harvest from the jungle, and many with long blowguns for hunting small game. A group of hunters appears to be perched above a broken bamboo trap, presumably from a successful catch. One of the photographs features an imbedded caption naming the group "Sakais of Malaysia", a term which is generally considered derogatory, by the Negrito Semang people, albeit still an interesting image as it shows that only one of the men has been influenced by Europeans, as he wears short trousers. The other men in these images are wearing the traditional cloth made from the bark of the terap tree. [Today, the Semang sub group of Orang Asli are regarded as facing the danger of extinction due to its smallest number of population compared to other sub-groups of Orang Asli. Some sub-groups of the population are undergoing drastic transformation of their life due to modernization process putting their language and culture in imminent endangerment.] A rather unique multi-story wooden building, constructed against the side of a mountain cliff, and bearing Chinese signs, is not identified but for the signs in the image itself. Possibly being in Malaysia also, this may have been used by Chinese immigrants who were working in the mines in the second half of the nineteenth century. [Large numbers of Chinese immigrated, mainly from the controlled port of the Fujian and Guangdong provinces, to Malaya and Straits Settlements, from the late 19th century to the early 20th century, with the aid of British administration who used the Chinese "coolies" to work in tin mines and rubber plantations, and sometimes as officers in the army. In this period the Chinese established Chinese Schools.] Two of the photographs are stamped on the verso of the Georgetown Dispensary, which was established in 1892 on Station Road in the Kinta district of Ipoh, capital of Perak stat, in Malaysia. Originally founded as Oldfield Dispensaries, Ltd. by its chief chemist, an Englishman named A. Oldfield, who was nicknamed "Tuan Lima Kupang" which means fifty cents and was his fee for most all prescriptions. The dispensary was situated in an elegant building owned by Chung Thye Phin, wealthy Penang rubber planter and tin miner, in around 1909-1910, when Oldfield retired in England, it was acquired by the Penang-based Georgetown Dispensary. Originally known as the Medical Hall, this building also housed the medical practice of Dr R.M. Connolly, an Irish doctor. .

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        Theft a play in four acts

      Macmillan, New York 1910 - xii, 272p., list of acts, characters, actors' descriptions of characters, hinge slightly loose at title page otherwise a very good first edition as per Sisson page 50 & BAL 11919 including typographical points, limited to 990 copies in maroon cloth boards and white cloth spine, white boxed titles on front (worn) black letters on spine, top edge gilt. Radical play, one of his earliest. "Money is theft." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc.]
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        The Yerkes Collection of Oriental Carpets

      New York: The Knapp Company. Very Good; 13.5 x 21.5 (59 cm) Portfolio in Very Good condition. Minor . edgewear to original grey boards backed in lenin with spotting and . scuffing to covers. Some plates have minor tears. Plates clear and bright.. 1910. Portfolio. Illustrated by 27 color relief half-tones; GWO 831. An important and major documentation of classical Persian carpets. This is the standard edition and numbered 100 of 750 in ink, but this is lined out and marked "void." Comprises 8 pages of introductory text followed by 27 bifolia with commentary on second page and color relief half-tone of carpet on facing third page. Plate 27 depicts the version of the Ardebil carpet now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.; 116 pp. .

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        A Circuit Rider's Wife

      Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company. (1910). First. First edition. Illustrations by William H. Everett. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping. Mild edgewear, an attractive, very good or better copy. Inscribed and dated by Harris on the front flyleaf: "With compliments of the Author, Corra Harris. In the Valley, September 4th 1922." Corra May Harris (1869-1935) was, for a time, the most widely known woman from the state of Georgia. Her literary reputation during her life, and her legacy since, rest on this novel. Drawing heavily on her troubled marriage to Methodist minister and educator Lundy Howard Harris, it tells of the challenges, hardships, and mostly intangible rewards of itinerant country preaching in the Northern Georgia mountains. Harris wrote more than two dozen books and published over 200 articles and short stories, and well over a thousand book reviews. Although she became famous for her fiction, she earned a reputation for reactionary conservatism with a notorious nationally published piece defending the lynching of Thomas Wilkes, alias Sam Hose, near Newnan, Georgia in 1899 and her subsequent essays on Southern identity. She was not so easily categorized though, her 1915 novel The Co-Citizens was seen by various critics as both showing support and opposition to woman suffrage! Later, Harris was the first women war correspondent to go abroad in World War I. This novel was the basis for the 1951 film I'd Climb the Highest Mountain written and produced by Georgia native Lamar Trotti and starred Susan Hayward and William Lundigan. This title was reprinted by the University of Georgia in 1998, but the first edition is very uncommon, especially signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Die Verteidigung von Port Arthur. Band I: Der Feldkrieg.

      Berlin, Siegismund 1910 - Crown octavo. Pp. (ii), 309, (1) publisher's ad. Plus 9 folding lithographed maps, partly compound, loosely inserted in rear pocket as issued. Two maps are printed in 3 colours, the largest, measuring ca. 62 x 68 cm has a semitransparent overlay printed in blue. Also 3 other maps have such overlays, superimposing troop positions as changed over time (2 maps with double sheets). Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, bound in contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards, with the original printed cover laid down (this bit marked), spine with shelf- and title labels; old institutional stamps and mark. In about fine condition. Rather excellent interior. ~ First edition. First volume of the work. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        [Presentation with Sketch] A Century of Art

      London: Carfax & Co. for Charles Ricketts, [1910]. First edition. 12mo. Polished green buckram, black leather panel and gilt lettering on spine, original light green printed wrappers bound in place. Inscribed by Ricketts to a friend and admirer, with sketch and one page autograph letter attached, all to H. G. Plimmer, a well-know physician and art enthusiast (whose superb pictorial bookplate appears on front pastedown). On top of title-page: "To Dr. Plimmer from C. Ricketts, Sunday after Lunch." And appearing just above publisher credits on t.p., Ricketts has sketched himself, rotund and sleeping, in a reclining position on an armchair with the caption, 'C.R. after Lunch at 3 Hall Rd.'" As well, affixed to a preliminary page, is the folowing ALS from Ricketts: "Dear Plimmer, I am sending you this pamphlet of mine as the preface touches on some important points in Art. It was issued during the coronation Epidemic and is now out of print. Don't bother to acknowledge it, but only a few people are interested in what I feel about pictures nd among them I like to count you. Sincerely Yours, C. Ricketts." A near fine copy of an extremely scarce pamphlet (no other copies located on internet) and indeed a colorful collection of presentation highlights from one of the chief book artists and art critics of the period. Ricketts presentation copies are quite scarce, and that with an original sketch exceedingly so.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Eisler Philosophisches Wörterbuch,, Band 1-3 von A - Z,

      Verlag E. S. Mittler & Sohn Berlin, um 1910. - 2076 S., Aus der Büchersammlung des Literaturwissenschaftlers Dr. Alfred Molzan (1925-2001), übernommen im Juli 2008. Molzan wurde 1925 im Oderbruch geboren. Die Eltern waren Landarbeiter. 1943 Abitur in Wriezen; Kurzzeitig Soldat, wegen eines Augenleidens entlassen. 1944-1945 drei Semester Studium der Anglistik und Germanistik an der Friedrich-Wilhelm Universität Berlin. 1945-1951 Neulehrer in Wriezen, gleichzeitig in Aus- und Weiterbildung von Lehrern tätig. 1951-1955 Studium der Germanistik an der Humboldt-Universität, 1955 Staatsexamen mit "sehr gut", 1955-1990 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Pädagogischen Hochschule Potsdam. Dabei 1968 Promotion mit "summa cum laude" zum Thema: "Der Funktionswandel des Naturbildes in der Odendichtung Klopstocks". Publikationen:Lehrbriefe, Weimarer Beiträge usw. und viele Vorträge auf wissenschaftlichen Konferenzen. Seine Arbeitsschwerpunkte waren: Literaturwissenschaft, Literatur des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts und Lyrik. Häufig finden sich in den Büchern dieser Sammlung handschriftliche Manuskripte Molzans bzw. seine Stichwortsammlungen, aber auch (seine) Anstreichungen in den Büchern. Das macht diese Sammlung so einzigartig und besonders interessant für den heutigen Leser! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3300 braunes Halbleder mit Golddruck, Standardbuchformat, Selten!, wohl 3. Auflage, Buchdeckel mit Gebrauchsspuren, Buchkanten/ Buchecken/ Buchpfalz etwas angeschlagen, Buchschnitte gemustert, Band 1 fehlt Deckblatt, ansonsten altersentsprechend gute Exemplare, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Agroplant GmbH, Antiquariat ts-buch.´de]
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        Deirdre of the Sorrows. A play in three acts. With a preface by W.B.Yeats (who completed the work alongside Synge's fianc?e Molly Allgood after Synge left it incomplete upon his death in 1909).

      Cuala Press, Dublin, 1910, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionFirst Edition - limited to 250 copies. 8vo. 78pp. Linen-backed boards lettered in black at upper board and with a paper spine label. Text printed in black and red. Boards just a little marked and with a narrow strip of discolouration to head of upper board. Some light partial browning to front endpaper. A very good copy. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Gervase Beckett, 1st Baronet Beckett to front pastedown. The third book issued by the Cuala Press.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Sotsialist-Revolulyutsioner : trekhmesyachnoye literaturno-politicheskoye obozernie. [Le Socialiste Revolutionnaire] No. 1 / edited by Viktor Chernov

      Paris, 1910, 1910, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy bound in a contemporary binding of leather-backed, marbled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Bound with original front cover stiff-card wrapper. Library marks remain. Scattered, marginal dust-toning and foxing. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; In Russian. Title translates to English as, ?The Socialist Revolutionary. ? A quarterly journal of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party founded, edited by the party?s founder and leader Viktor Chernov. Extremely rare copy of the 1st issue. Title in French at the head of ther front cover. Subjects: Socialism -- Periodicals -- Communism -- Russia -- Soviet Union -- History -- Literature -- Politics. Description: [7], 314p. illus., ports, plates; 17.5cm. Includes 7 plates of portraits before main text. Language: Russian.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        A Circuit Rider's Wife

      Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company. (1910). First. First edition. Illustrations by William H. Everett. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping. Mild edgewear, an attractive, very good or better copy. Inscribed and dated by Harris on the front flyleaf: "With compliments of the Author, Corra Harris. In the Valley, September 4th 1922." Corra May Harris (1869-1935) was, for a time, the most widely known woman from the state of Georgia. Her literary reputation during her life, and her legacy since, rest on this novel. Drawing heavily on her troubled marriage to Methodist minister and educator Lundy Howard Harris, it tells of the challenges, hardships, and mostly intangible rewards of itinerant country preaching in the Northern Georgia mountains. Harris wrote more than two dozen books and published over 200 articles and short stories, and well over a thousand book reviews. Although she became famous for her fiction, she earned a reputation for reactionary conservatism with a notorious nationally published piece defending the lynching of Thomas Wilkes, alias Sam Hose, near Newnan, Georgia in 1899 and her subsequent essays on Southern identity. She was not so easily categorized though, her 1915 novel The Co-Citizens was seen by various critics as both showing support and opposition to woman suffrage! Later, Harris was the first women war correspondent to go abroad in World War I. This novel was the basis for the 1951 film I'd Climb the Highest Mountain written and produced by Georgia native Lamar Trotti and starred Susan Hayward and William Lundigan. This title was reprinted by the University of Georgia in 1998, but the first edition is very uncommon, especially signed. .

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        The Works of George Eliot in Twenty Volumes

      Jenson Society, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 20 volume set. New York, NY Jenson Society 1910 Hardcovers. Limited to 1000 registered sets, of which this is number 121. Bound in original blue half calf over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers to match cover boards, head and tail bands, gilt lettering and border on spine, two sides untrimmed, top in gilt, pages unopened.

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      1910. Paperback. Fine. [PHOTO ALBUM]. LOGGING AND LUMBERING OPERATIONS IN HOKKAIDO. N.p.: Mitsui Bussau Kaisha, Ltd., n.d. (circa 1910). 34 black and white photographs, including three double-page panoramic views, which illustrate all the steps in the logging and lumbering operations (cutting the timber, transporting it to the mills, milling, shipping to markets) through the eventual use of the lumber, in this case, to build a private passenger train. Although it was probably prepared for promotional use, the photographs are carefully composed and quite striking. Many of the logging photographs were taken during the winter and the whiteness of snow is a great foil for the closely graduated dark tones of the trees, laborers, and equipment, and in particular for delineating the delicate and complex silhouettes of the trees. The three panoramas ("General View of Mitsui's Mills at Sunagawa," "General View of Otaru Harbour," and "General View of Murorarn Harbour") are truly expansive and highly detailed. Most photos are 5 1/4" x 3 3/4" (13.5 x 9.5 cm); the panoramas are 14 1/2" x 3 3/4" (36.5 x 9.5 cm). Each photograph is identified in the negative with a small English-language label. The photographs are laid-down on heavy grey stock, one to a leaf, in a commercially manufactured album which is side-sewn in matching wrappers, with a printed title label on the front. Contemporary gift inscription, dated 30 October 1911, on the verso of the final leaf. A bit of sunning to front cover, and a few leaves are sprung, but the photos are fine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        The Wide World Magazine - Volume 24: March and April 1904 Plus November 1909 Through February 1910

      London George Newnes 1910. Features: The "White Avengers" - III; A German Venice; Hassoo the Traitor; A Record Trip in the Yoho Valley; The Raiding of Robben Island; A Lonely Trans-African Tramp - II; A Bolt from the Blue; Across America on an Automobile; How I became a Lion-Tamer; The Bird-Charmer of Paris; The Strange Story of John Evans; On Foot to Thibet (Tibet) - I; The Stronghold of the Snakes; My Spanish Servants; The Mystery of the Cross-Marked Trail; Sword-Fishing; Caught in a Death-Trap; The Haunted House by the Creek; On Foot to Thibet (Tibet) - II; At Sea with a Lioness; A Railway Race with Robbers; Through the Copland Pass; The Tale of the Tiger-People; The Voyage of the "Vaskapu"; Two Remarkable Walking Competitions; The Story of Vasili the Fisherman; "Up a Tree"; A Lonely Trans-African Tramp - III; "Dead or Alive"; In Search of a Treasure Island; The Fairy-Tale Castle; Trooper Lovelace, T.T.P. - III; In the Far North-West - II; The Medicine Wagon; A Wonderer in Asia Minor - II; The "Bandit Hunters" - The Disappearing Islands; The "Mountain Mystery"; A Californian Rabbit-Drive; Two Bachelor Girls in Madeira; A Home in a Tree-Top; The Great Feuds of Kentucky - I; With Pen and Camera in Nigeria - III; The Legend of Manaia; The "Boy Police"; Amidst Snow and Swamp in Central Africa - I; Christopher the Bear; The Monkey Gods of India; How We Settled the Tie; The Last Fire-Dance of the Sabobas; The Story of Kusanga; A Training School for Cowboys; Trooper Lovelace, T.T.P. - IV; The Hold-Up at Hugo; On the Trail in Texas and New Mexico - I; Peasants at Play; The Great Feuds of Kentucky - II; An Open-Air School in France; The Grey Scourge; Mistletoe Farming; The Bear and the Barrel; The Hut in the Jungle; The Romance of Seal-Hunting; The Haunted Ferry; A City inside a Palace; What Happened to Ferguson; Christmas in Many Lands; The Great Feuds of Kentucky - III; Amidst Snow and Swamp in Central Africa - II; The Squatter's Cup; Riding on the Sea; On the Trail in Texas and New Mexico - II; Down the Wire; The Alligator Pool; A Race with a Flood; A Maori Wedding; My Debut at Kimberley; The Wild Ponies of Exmoor; The Quest for the "Biggest Bear"; Fun on a Liner; Two Ladies and a Pony-Cart in Central Japan - I; Captured by Filipinos - I;; The Dog-Derby of the Far North; My Turkish Wife; Into Unknown Papua - I; The Strike; The "Servant Problem" in East Africa; A Battle with Ice-Floes. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good Multiple Illustrators

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        Pressed Steel Car Co.: Catalog Number Three

      Cleveland, OH: The Caxton Company. no date (ca. 1910-1920). Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover with blue cloth boards, no date (ca. 1910-1920), quarto, 290pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with hint of wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. No DJ. Third catalog by the Pressed Steel Car Company.

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        Barchester Towers

      London: Asprey & Co., Ltd.,, [c. 1910]. Octavo (180 × 107 mm). Contemporary blue morocco, spine and boards elaborately blocked in gilt, blue endpapers, turn-ins and all edges gilt. Engraved border to title page. Minor rubbing to tips, endpapers tanned from turn-ins. A beautiful copy. A very handsome later printing, published by and bound for Asprey & Co. Originally published in 1857.

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      Asprey & Co. Ltd. Booksellers and Publishers. London. ND.,Circa 1910. Finely bound edition. 8vo. (7.3 x 4.6 inches). Decorative engraved borders to the Title page and 'Editors note' leaf opposite. A fine and clean copy bound for Asprey in highly attractive contemporary binding of full dark brown morocco. Boards with elaborate decorative gilt tooled borders. Raised bands on spine, each with gilt piping. Compartments fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Plain blue endpapers. Previous owners neat bookplate on front pastedown. All edges gilt. A fine and attractive binding. Published by, and bound for, Asprey & Co. Ltd of New Bond Street in London. The binding is unsigned but is certainly by a master bookbinder.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        War and the Arme Blanche. With an introduction by the Right Hon. Field-Marshal Earl Roberts.

      London: Edward Arnold, 1910 - Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Spine darkened, boards stained and discoloured, head of the spine frayed. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper to the politician and journalist, Leo Amery: "To L. S. Amery, from Erskine Childers. April 10, 1910." Leo Amery was Childers's neighbour and editor of The Times's History of the War in South Africa, for which he persuaded Childers to prepare volume five. The two men were initially exponents of Imperial unity, though later in life they diverged ideologically. Childers became a fanatical supporter of the Irish Home Rule movement, whilst Amery supported the transfer of power in India and advanced national independence movements in Asia and Africa.

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        The Constitution and Finance of english, Scottish and Irish Joint-Stock Companies to 1720 - Volume II: Companies for Foreign Trade, colonization, Fishing and Mining

      UK Cambridge 1910. 504 pages. Index. "The discovery of a number of minute-books and official documents has made it possible in a considerable number of cases to reach conclusions as precise as those obtainable about a modern company in the Official Intelligence or the Stock Exchange Year-Book." - from Preface. Frontis is comprised of a two-page black and white reproduction of a 1622 map illustrating the Somers Islands and the land-holdings of its shareholders. Average soiling and wear. Binding intact. Sound copy. Please note: this book is Volume II (only) of a three-volume set. First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

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      - framed, signed by author, colloured aquatint, dimensions of picture 250 × 370 mm, dimensions of frame: 460 x 580 mm. Rare. Excellent condition. || eingerahmt, signiert vom Autor, kolorierte Aquatinta, Dimension der Abbildung: 330 × 205 mm, Dimension des Rahmens: 510 × 360 mm. Sehr selten. Intakter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: cs [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Schachmeister Steinitz. Ein Lebensbild des ersten Weltschachmeisters dargestellt in einer vollstandigen Sammlung seiner Partien

      Ansbach: Druck und Verlag von C Brugel & Sohn, 1910-1921 4 volumes: 1859-1877: xiv+418 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and tables; 1878-1883: 232+[ii ad] pages with frontispiece, diagrams and tables; 1884-1893: viii+482+[vi ad] pages with frontispiece and diagrams; 1894-1900: xviii+391+[iv ad] pages with frontispiece, diagrams and table. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in beige cloth with original covers laid on. [Biblioteca van Der Niemeijeriana:3131] First edition.Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (May 17, 1836 ?" August 12, 1900) was an Austrian-American chess player and the first undisputed world chess champion from 1886 to 1894. Some contemporaries and later writers described him as world champion since 1866, when he won a match against Adolf Anderssen. Steinitz lost his title to Emanuel Lasker in 1894 and also lost a re-match in 1897. Statistical rating systems give Steinitz a rather low ranking among world champions, mainly because he took several long breaks from competitive play. However, an analysis based on one of these rating systems shows that he was one of the most dominant players in the history of the game. Although Steinitz became "world number one" by winning in the all-out attacking style that was common in the 1860s, he unveiled in 1873 a new positional style of play and demonstrated that it was superior to the old style. His new style was controversial and some even branded it as "cowardly", but many of Steinitz's games showed that it could also provide a platform for attacks as ferocious as those of the old school. Steinitz was also a prolific writer on chess, and defended his new ideas vigorously. The debate was so bitter and sometimes abusive that it became known as the "Ink War". By the early 1890s, Steinitz' approach was widely accepted and the next generation of top players acknowledged their debt to him, most notably his successor as world champion, Emanuel Lasker. As a result of the "Ink War", traditional accounts of Steinitz' character depict him as ill-tempered and aggressive; but more recent research shows that he had long and friendly relationships with some players and chess organizations. Most notably from 1888 to 1889 he co-operated with the American Chess Congress in a project to define rules for the future conduct of contests for the world championship title that he held. Steinitz was unskilled at managing money and lived in poverty all his life.Condition:Rebound in beige cloth with new end papers and original paste-board cover laid on front cover. Volume 3, 1884-1893, with Studenterforeningens Skakklub stamped on title verso, some pencil markings to titles else a very good set of an extremely difficult first edition biography to obtain.

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        La vie militaire du mar?chal Ney : duc d'Elchingen, prince de la Moskowa / H. Bonnal - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Paris : Librairie Militaire R. Chapelot, 1910-1914, 1910, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely and sumptuously bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards with the original wrappers bound in. Gilt cross-bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set; of presentation quality - scans etc. on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 3 v. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 26 cm. Notes; Maps in pocket, v. 2 and v. 3. Text ends with the beginning of the Russian campaign, 1812. No more published. Subjects; Ney, Michel, duc d'Elchingen, 1769-1815. France. Armee - Biography. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815. Marshals - France - Biography. France - History - 1789-1815. Genre; Biography. Language; French.

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        The lower glacier of Grindelwald from the Churchyard. Original watercolour / (Unterer Grindelwald Gletscher). Orig. Aquarell.

      o.J., ca. 1910,. 37 x 26.5 cm, Unten links signiert 'John Varley', auf Rücken hs. bezeichnet 'The lower glacier of Grindelwald from the Churchyard', gerahmt.. 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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      Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., 1910. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Wain, Louis. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Brown cloth spine, grey pictorial boards with large colour pictorial onlay to front. 8 delightful colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. 96 pages. All plates present.One colour plate creased at edge with a few small closed edge-tears. Name in ink in belongs to box. Corners lightly rubbed. Overall an excellent copy of a scarce book. [S]

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        Rough and Tumble

      London: Henry Frowde/Hodder & Stoughton [1910]. Boards backed in green cloth, full color pictorial pastedown, titles stamped in gilt & black, covers very slightly darkened at edges, foxing to text pages, heavier at beginning and end, all plates are fine and bright, gift inscription dated 1910. Brief text all about two very mischevious terriers, illustrated with 24 color plates printed on tan paper, by Aldin. Wonderful book. . First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. Large Square 4to.

      [Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA]
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        The Twins

      London:: Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton,, n.d. [1910].. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. [iv], 24 colour plates, interleaved with accompanying text pages, written in the person of the dogs. 1910 ownership name to half-title, and other name on vso of first plate. Contents generally bright, with minor soiling to a few pages. Lower (blank) part of text page to plate VIII has been professionally made good, as has the edge of plate IV. With colour pictorial endpapers, slightly tanned. 11.4x10 ins, in the original grey boards boldly titled in gilt. Rebacked, with the original spine laid down and corners restored. Inner edge of pictorial onlay chipped, losing one paw. A very nice firm copy.

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        Intrusion of Jimmy, The

      1910. first edition. Overflowing with Imposters, Detectives, Crooks, Scheming Lovers and Conniving Aunts"Inscribed by the Author six days after PublicationWODEHOUSE, P.G. The Intrusion of Jimmy. New York: W.J. Watt, [1910]. First American edition (preceding the UK edition by six months). Octavo (7 5/16 x 4 15/16 inches; 186 x 126 mm.). [ii], color frontispiece (with original tissue guard), title-page (with "Published May" on verso, [vii-viii], 314 pp. Four inserted monochrome plates. Inscribed by the author on the front blank "To / Miss Fuerst / with the author's compliments / P.G. Wodehouse / May 16. 1910" just six days after publication.Publishers black cloth over boards, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, gray and yellow with a circular portrait of a woman pasted-on, spine lettered in gilt. Spine very slightly faded, spine lettering a little dull and some fraying at extremities. Still a very good copy, inscribed by the author just six days after publication. "The action begins with bachelor Jimmy Pitt in New York; having fallen in love on a transatlantic liner, he befriends a small-time burglar and breaks into a police captain's house as a result of a bet. The cast of characters head to England, and from there on it is a typically Wodehousean romantic story, set at the stately Dreever Castle, overflowing with imposters, detectives, crooks, scheming lovers and conniving aunts."The first American edition was published on May 16th, 1910. The first English edition followed six months later on November 15th, 1910, under the title A Gentleman of Leisure.There are minor textual differences between the American and British editions of the book.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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      L. C. Page, Boston 1910 - Montgomery, L(ucy) M(aud). KILMENY OF THE ORCHARD. Boston: L.C. Page, 1910. 8vo., 256pp. + 6 pages of ads at the rear. Publisher's gilt lettered tan cloth covered boards with illustrated oval cover paste on illustration of Kilmeny & with four illustrations in colour from paintings by George Gibbs. First Edition, First Impression, First State of the third book by Montgomery, [In the Second State the line "Eric, Eric, look behind you" on p. 239 is added on a cancel leaf. This is not present in the First State]. A reworking of a serial called "Una of the Garden," the novel is the story of a young man named Eric Marshall who goes to teach a school on Prince Edward Island and meets a mute girl that has perfect hearing named Kilmeny, who miraculously gains the power of speech. It was published in April of 1910. A very good or better example showing light use, neat contemporary name on the front flyleaf otherwise the text block tight & clean - free of underlining or blemishes. Lechowick p. 35. $575 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers,. [1910]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-163 [164-166: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks],. original pictorial dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in light blue, white and brown, spine panel stamped in light blue and brown.. A very good copy. A nice copy of a very imaginative and quite. uncommon book. (#107052). First edition. Faustian science fiction. A brilliant scientist's offer of marriage is rejected by the woman he loves because she fears the consequences of his possible success in discovering the secret of eternal life. The rebuffed scientist continues his experiments, discovers and synthesizes the essential fluids of the human brain, and constructs clockwork androids, using the brain fluid to give them artificial intelligence. But the androids have no souls and the double of the scientist's girl friend ("as perfect a companion, as a man ever had -- provided he wound her up") cannot love him. He destroys the androids and wins the hand of the human Rosamond. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Reginald (1979; 1992), or Day (1963). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 M-658.

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        Original Pen and Ink Drawing of 3 of The Brownies

      n.p., 1910. 4-3/4 x 2-3/4 inches. Fine . A delightful original ink drawing by Palmer Cox of three of his marvellous Brownies. "At the age of forty [Palmer Cox] began illustrating stories for St. Nicholas Magazine...He loved children and enjoyed entertaining them, and the children loved his drawings. As the magazine called for more and more material his brain was taxed for an original idea...and eventually the famous 'Brownies' were conceived...He resolved that there should be no pain or crime in the beings of his creation, only laughter for children...Cox estimated that he drew over a million of them, and of his thirteen Brownie books over a million copies were sold within his lifetime."

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        Eigenh. Kompositionsskizzen mit U.

      Wohl Berlin, 1910ff.. 6 nn. Bl., davon 7 SS. mit Bleistift beschrieben. Auf dem Titelschildchen eigenhändig bezeichnet "Edwin Fischer, / Friedenau, 1, Blankenbergstr. 1 / Noten-Skizzen 2. / 1910 - ". Blauer Kartonumschlag mit Deckelschildchen, der Rücken mit einem schwarzen Klebeband verstärkt (dieser teilweise gelöst, das Schildchen gebräunt und mit kleinem Ausriß).. Aus der ersten Berliner Zeit Fischers. Skizzen zu einer offenbar mehrsätzigen Komposition ("Alpen-Symphonie"?) sowie für zwei (?) weitere Kompositionen. Die Eintragungen nehmen jeweils nur die obersten zwei bis fünf Zeilen ein, nur die vierte Seite ist ganz beschrieben. Die beiden obersten Zeilen der dritten Seite sind durchgestrichen. Als Einleitungen und Themata der verschiedenen Sätze notiert Fischer am Kopf der Seiten folgende : "I. Satz. Einleitung", "II Thema Vision. Ruhe Fugenthema", "II Satz As Dur Berge-Wengen", "III Satz Minnesänger an einem kühlen Morgen im Garten", "Finale Wach auf (Morgens Erzählung vom Frühling, vom Tage, vom)", "Wenn der kleine Rieselschnee" und "Erzählen des I Satzes (Rückblick) Gerettet" (dies letztere ohne Noten). - Fischer war, nach seiner Ausbildung zum Pianisten bei Hans Huber in Basel, Lehrer am Sternschen Konservatorium Berlin sowie am Musikinstitut für Ausländer in Potsdam, wo er als Leiter der Sommerkurse grossen Einfluss auf junge Pianisten aus der ganzen Welt ausübte. Zu seinen Schülern zählten u.a. Daniel Barenboim und Alfred Brendel. Fischer spielte als erster das gesamte "Wohltemperierte Klavier" für eine Schallplattenaufnahme ein (1933-1936).

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        Die Völkerstämme im Norden Deutsch-Ostafrikas.

      Berlin, Marschner, 1910.. EA. Mit 21 Tafeln, 2 Karten, davon eine mehrfach gefaltet, und 358 Textabbildungen ( Fotografien). XX, 455S. Gr. 8°. HLn.-Band d.Z. mit Rückenschildchen und marmorierten Deckeln, gebunden, ohne Klammern. Vorsätze und Faltkarte minimal fleckig, an 3-4 Stellen ist der Buchblock leicht angebrochen, hält aber zuverlässig. Der gesamte Innenteil ist sauber und vollständig, der Einband sehr gut.. Das sehr seltene, schwere Foto-Werk von Max Weiss komplett auf Kunstdruckpapier.

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        ETUDES DE FILLES 40 eaux-fortes originales et une couverture du peintre-graveur Lobel-Riche.

      Paris, Louis-Michaud, 1910. In-4 gr., bross. con figura incisa al piatto, pp. (6),121,(5), molto ben illustrato da 40 tavv. f.t.: sono acqueforti originali di Lobel-Riche, precedute da velina con didascalia. Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 268: ?"Très belle publication fort cotée. Une des meilleures de l?'artiste?" - Benezit,VIII, p. 739: ?"Almery Lobel-Riche, pseudonyme de Riche Alméric (1880-1950), est surtout connu du grand public pour ses études du monde de la galanterie. Il a illustré un grand nombre d?'oeuvres?". Magnifica edizione di 250 esempl. numer. Il ns., 227, fa parte della tiratura di 150 (num. 101 a 250) ?"sur vélin d?'Arches, filigrané au nom de l?'éditeur, avec un seul état des planches?". Molto ben conservato.

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