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        Ambergris A Selection From the Poems of Aleister Crowley

      Elkin Mathews, London 1910 - Hardcover. xiii + 98pp (+ 2pp. adverts). Original composite boards with titling in gilt. Fore- & bottom-edges untrimmed. Gilt title etc. to spine and cover. Frontis Portrait. Contains a selection of Crowley's early published poetry, made by himself and a group of friends. Writing in the Preface, Crowley declared that "In response to a widely-spread lack of interest in my writings, I have consented to publish a small and unrepresentative selection from the same. . This volume . is therefore now submitted to the British Public with the fullest confidence that it will be received with exactly the same amount of acclamation as that to which I have become accustomed." Crowley was correct, and the book was widely ignored in literary circles. Spine quite heavily rubbed and missing an eighth of an inch sliver from the tail and with a few short, closed tears, corner's bruised and rubbed, some discoloration to boards, edges dusty, light browning to endpapers. Still a tight, clean near-VG copy of a book which is often encountered in much worse shape. (no dustjacket, none issued) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        The Golden Legend

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1910 - viii, 153pp, [1]. Original full vellum, title in gilt to spine and upper cover, upper cover with gilt castle design, t.e.g., original ties. Gilt to spine rubbed, bright to upper cover, covers very lightly soiled. Very light foxing to fore-edge of text block, text and plates bright and clean, two plates creased to corners. Complete with twenty-five tissue guarded tipped in plates. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being copy 67, signed by the illustrator Sidney Meteyard [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Ballades, Rondeaux & Chansons

      R. Kieffer, 1910. 1 volume, 4to., illustrated by Georges Bruyer, limited to 180 numbered copies this being copy #77, front wrapper printed on vellum, rear blank vellum wrapper bound in. Bound in full vellum, title gilt to spine, yap edges, top edge gilt, others rough gilt, light tan silk moire doublures and endpapers, gilt dentelles, dentelles inlaid with a band of brown morocco, with a fitted vellum chemise all housed in a brown morocco edged open-ended slipcase, by G. G. Levitzky.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, SCIENCES, LITERATURE AND GENERAL INFORMATION Eleventh Edition

      Cambridge U.P. 1910 - 3/4 leather over maroon boards. Top edges gilt. Gilt spine titles. 29 volumes/16 titles. Included are three additional volumes comprising the supplemental 13th ed. All volumes have very mild shelfwear to boards, some volumes show light rubbing to corners and edges. Bindings are sound on all volumes and inner pages are clean and free of markings. 3 volumes of 13th ed published, 1926. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, & General Information. Eleventh [-Twelfth] Edition.

      London: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, Ltd., [1910-22]. - The eleventh edition is generally regarded the best scholarly edition. Sixteen double volumes, quarto, encompassing the twenty-eight volumes of the 11th edition, the index volume and three additional volumes to make the twelfth edition. Half brown morocco over burgundy cloth boards, gilt spines, top edge gilt. A little light wear to binding extremities, but a fine, clean copy of this very desirable edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1910. - Edition de Luxe Limited to Five Hundred Copies[GOBLE, Warwick (Illustrator). JAMES, Grace. Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales. London: Macmillan & Co., 1910. Edition de Luxe, limited to 500 copies. Quarto (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches; 286 x 222 mm.). xii, 280[-281], [1 blank] pp. Forty color plates tipped-in onto heavy brown stock, with captioned tissue guards. Original vellum over boards, front cover lettered and pictorially stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Original yellow sik ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Lower edge of spine very lightly creased but still an exceptionally fine copy. Housed in a blue cloth slip-case.Warwick Goble "was best known for his watercolour illustrations for gift books such as Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales" (Peppin & Micklethwait)."Mr Goble's forty delicately-coloured illustrations are surprisingly successful in reproducing the native atmosphere of the tales, and altogether the volume is one of the most charming and unusual of the season's offerings" (The Dial, Vol. 49, 1910)Warwick Goble (1862-1943) was trained at the City of London School and the Westminster School of Art. He initially worked for a printer specializing in chromolithography and contributed to the Pall Mall Gazette and the Westminster Gazette. In the 1890s, he contributed half-tone illustrations to monthly magazines such as Strand Magazine, Pearson's Magazine, and The Boy's Own Paper. In 1893, he was exhibiting at the Royal Academy. In 1896, he began illustrating books. In 1898, he was the first to illustrate H. G. Wells's The War of the Worlds, having illustrated it for Pearson's Magazine in 1897. In 1909, he became resident gift book illustrator for MacMillan and produced illustrations for The Water Babies, Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Stories from the Pentamerone, Folk Tales of Bengal, The Fairy Book, and The Book of Fairy Poetry. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Exposition Henri-Matisse du Lundi 14 au Mardi 22 Février 1910.

      Bernheim-Jeune & Cie., Paris. 1910 - Five b/w plates, 91 item catalogue. Covers unevenly darkened. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho.

      1910, Montrouge [Paris] 1910 - Picasso. Max Jacob. MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho. Montrouge [Paris] (Seine). 1910. 14" 7/8 X 10" 3/4 on plain paper stock printed in black. Number 17 of only 30 copies. A rare early illustration of Picasso's close friend, Max Jacob, done in celebration of Jacob's conversion to Christianity. Jacob, who had Jewish origins, claimed to have had a vision of Christ in 1909, causing his conversion. The illustration of Jacob [the first of Picasso's drawings of Max Jacob] seated comfortably in a fine armchair, dressed in his three piece suit, his dome appropriately receptive. The printed text: [Top] A mon ami Max Jacob / Picasso .10 / 22 R. Victor Hugo / Montrouge (Seine) - [Middle] L'archange foudroyé n'eut que le temps / de desserrer sa cravate . On aurait sit qu'il / priait encore./ C. Max Jacob. Signed in pencil with his new Christian name: "C. Max Jacob" & by "Picasso" at the bottom. A very good or better example of this rare piece - Max Jacob is regarded as an important link between the symbolists & the surrealists, as can be seen in his prose poems Le cornet à dés (The Dice Box, 1917. Throughout the year of 1901, Picasso traveled to Barcelona & Paris for art exhibitions. During an exhibition in Paris, Picasso met Max Jacob. Max Jacob was a poet, painter, & art critic with connections in the Parisian cultural scene. The two artists developed a friendship after Jacob left an admiring note for Picasso at the art gallery displaying Picasso's work (Richardson Vol. I, 203). Jacob introduced Picasso to the French language and to French theatre; Jacob was also an actor. Jacob took Picasso to see operas which possibly included I Pagliacci & La Bohème (Richardson Vol. I, 338). "At night there were frequent visits to the cabarets of Montmartre such as the Chat Noir, and, when tickets could be found, to the Moulin Rouge" (Penrose Picasso 76). Picasso & his friends also enjoyed the artistic atmosphere of Le Lapin Agile. Artists & writers would congregate at the small café to listen to recitals, exchange ideas & celebrate special occasions such as the opening of an exhibition (Penrose Picasso 117). The walls of the café were lined with work by artists that were used as payment for debts. Theatrical entertainment was a prominent part of Picasso's social life in Paris. By 1904, Picasso had established a foothold in Paris and would remain in the cultural center of Europe for the rest of his life. Picasso & Max Jacob cultivated their talents in a dwelling known as the Bateau Lavoir. According to Penrose, this place was ". . . composed it seemed of nothing but lofts & cellars, all in such a sad state of repair. . . " (Picasso 96). Artists of all endeavors were attracted to this bohemian style of living. Picasso's neighbors included painters, sculptors, writers & actors (Penrose Picasso 102). One of Picasso's most influential friends entered his life in 1905: Guillaume Apollinaire. "From the first encounter, Pablo Picasso and Guillaume Apollinaire established a creative dialogue that fostered and inspired some of their finest art & poetry". Apollinaire was a poet & playwright, identified as a Surrealist, who kept close connections with literary & artistic figures in Paris including Max Jacob & André Salmon. He was a great source for Picasso to meet writers & theatre artists. Many of Picasso's friends encouraged him to frequent the theatre with artists & poets from Paris (Picasso Penrose 177). Even though Picasso was not in Paris, he managed to find groups of artistic individuals to stay abreast of cultural gossip & happenings. Picasso's connections with writers led him to create several illustrations for books of poetry for friends. For example, during summer 1910 in Cadaques, Catalonia, painting with Derain, Picasso was commissioned to illustrate a poetic novel written by Max Jacob titled Saint Matorel issued by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler in 1911. (Penrose Picasso 179). This was only the first of five collections of poetry by Max Jacob that contain [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Studio. Volumes 1-48.

      London: The Studio. 1893-1910. - A complete run of the first 17 years, with 100 original graphic works. The preeminent art journal of the Arts and Crafts movement. All volumes with original graphics are present including the five lithographs by Whistler. The Studio commissioned original graphic works for inclusion in its periodical magazine (as opposed to the Special Numbers).The artists include Whistler (5 original lithographs), Pennell, Nicholson, Brangwyn, and Riviére, among others. 20.5 x 28.5 cm. Original cloth. Some front covers dampstained. A list of all the prints is available. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Preis-Liste - C.G. Baldauf, Chemnitz Hartmannstraße, Löschmaschinen-, Pumpen- und Armaturen-Fabrik.

      Chemnitz. Druck: P. Oschatz, Chemnitz, 1910. - mit zahlreichen Textabbildungen (kleinformatig), 4°. 30,8 x 22,9 cm. 12 Seiten, Vorwort von C.G. Baldauf, In befriedigendem Zustand. die Einbanddecke etwas angestaubt, leicht gebräunt und stockig, mit Querfalte, der Buchblock in den Rändern teils mit Beschädigungen und durchgehender Querfalte, ansonsten sauber. aus einer Sammlung zur Geschichte der Feuerwehrtechnik des 19. Jahrhunderts, selten. mit Klammerheftung und Deckelbild mit Auszeichnungen und Medaillen, Broschur bzw. Taschenbuch, geheftet, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French

      1910. first edition. The Publisher's Copy, No. IInscribed By DulacAnd With Two Original WatercolorsDULAC, Edmund. The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French. New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, copy number one, the publisher's copy with two original watercolors on the half-title and inscribed by Dulac. Quarto (12 1/8 x 9 7/8 in; 310 x 250 mm). Thirty color plates mounted on captioned velin paper with elaborate borders, with title page and six head- tailpiece designs by Dulac. Publisher's full dark brown morocco leather stamped in gilt with differing cupid designs in the four corners of both the front and the back covers. Spine lettered in gilt and decorated with similar 'cupid designs' in the panels. Top edge gilt, others uncut. The top and bottom of the spine have been expertly repaired. Housed in an orange cloth slipcase.The pre-eminent copy, inscribed by the artist, "To J.E. Hodder-Williams / With the best of wishes / from / Edmund Dulac / 10." The two watercolors on the half-title are of Pierrot and Columbine."In November 1910, Hodder and Stoughton advertised Dulac's newest book, The Sleeping Beauty, as "the most beautiful book ever published at a popular price". (All 1,000 copies of the de luxe edition had been sold out a month earlier.)"Hughey, 23.

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        Sunset, Darling Harbor

      Sydney: c, 1910. Original watercolour on artist's watercolour board, 240 mm. x 530 mm.; in excellent condition, signed 'J.H. Young', dated '24.4.10' on the verso, framed. A fine watercolour of Darling Harbour, by well-regarded turn-of-the-century Sydney artist John Henry Young. This atmospheric watercolour, imbued with the pink light of early evening, shows a most attractive view of the burgeoning metropolis of Sydney seen across the waters of Darling Harbour. The domes of the newly-completed Queen Victoria Building (finished in 1898), the Town Hall and the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral are visible on the skyline, as are a number of smoke stacks, which give a clear sense of the industrialisation of inner Sydney at the time. Pyrmont Bridge is to the right of the scene with passengers traversing it in two horse-drawn omnibuses. The watercolour provides an interesting documentary record of shipping traffic in this busy part of the harbour around the turn of the century: a tall-masted sailing ship is moored upstream of the bridge, and two small steamers and a larger twin masted paddle-steamer are moored on the far side of the harbour, downstream of the bridge. In the foreground is a small commercial steam-powered craft, with a sailor standing at the stern. Two large timber pylons are seen at the centre of the picture. John Henry Young exhibited at the Art Society of New South Wales (of which he was a committee member) from 1895 to 1910, and is known to have been still active in 1935. He is best known for his watercolours of maritime subjects both in and around Sydney Harbour, however he also painted overseas including the Mediterranean, France and Egypt. This work is signed 'J.H. Young' in the lower left hand corner. What appears to be the date '24.4.10', and the number 4, are written in pencil on the back of the watercolour board. It is reasonable to assume that this was the date of the painting or exhibition, in which it was shown, along with the number in the catalogue. This work is from the collection of the artist's grandson, at Sherbourne, in the United Kingdom.

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        The White Peacock - First Issue with 1910

      Duffield & Company 1910 - New York: Duffield & Company, 1910. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue with 1910 on the verso of the title page, bound integrally. The first issue is exceedingly rare, thought only to exist in a handful of copies, and rarely seen offered for sale. This copy is in Very Good condition. Sporadic foxing to pages, more notably at prelims and terminals; foxing to side edge of page block. Clean text, lightly toned pages with a few reading creases. Previous owner personal library label to front paste down, with offsetting to the front free end paper. Corners slightly pushed in, corners and spine ends show light rubbing. Spine is slightly faded, with the lettering rubbed. Light rubbing to the stamping on the front board. Cloth shows light rubbing and faint mottling. A very lovely copy overall, extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Original large lithographic portrait of this renowned French pianist by Hector Dumas (1872-1965)

      . N.p., n.d. [?Paris, ca. 1910]. Signed and numbered by the artist in pencil at lower right "29/60." Printed on laid china paper with wide margins. 427 x 340 mm. With a remarque to lower left corner. Minor foxing to lower blank margin.. Limited to 60 copies.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt.

      . 1st edit. London: Hodder and Stoughton 1910. Med 116 illustr. efter fotografier samt et foldet kort. XII + 326 s. Orig. komp. hellrd. med lette brugsspor. With 116 illustr. from photographs and 1 folding . Publisher's pictorial cloth with minor marks of use..

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        Moderna Luftfartyg. En allmänfattlig framställning.

      Fröléen & Comp., Stockholm, 1910. 4:o. XI, 20, (4), 27, (4) s. + 4 uppfällbara modeller och 69 figurer i texten. Förlagets enkla klotryggsband. Bandet lite skavt och stött men inlagan med de vackra utvikbara ballongerna/flygmaskinerna i utmärkt skick. Häftklamrarna lite rostiga + samt tillskrift på försättsbladet och stämplar "Kortföres" på insidan av pärmarna

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        Edouard Manet

      Cassirer 1910 Berlin. . Edouard Manet. Sein Leben und seine Kunst / Theodore Duret. Aus dem Französischen ins Deutsche übertragen von E[mil] Waldmann. Mit 2 Originalrad., 1 farb. Holzschn. und zahlr. Abb. - Berlin : Cassirer, 1910. - 319 S. 4°. OLdr. - Werkverz. Edouard Manet S. 249 - 320. - Rad.: Berthe Morisot (Abb.), Baudelaire de profil en chapeau, Farbholzschn.: Olympia /Einbd. l. fl., berieb., Ldr. stellenw. beschäd., Schn. angeschm./

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        (Hänsel und Gretel. - Vor dem Knusperhäuschen)

      (Leipzig) Hollerbaum & Schmidt. ca. 1910.. Farbige Lithographie. 70 x 28 cm.. Als Wandbild oder Fries für Kinderzimmer und Schulen gedacht. Ursprünglich wurden diese Wandfriese mit der Darstellung von kindlichen Motiven und Märchen von Gertrud Caspari gemacht und über den Verlag Voigtländer vertrieben. Da dieses Geschäft erfolgreich schien, kopierte der Berliner Plakatverlag Hollerbaum & Schmidt dieses Idee. - Sehr dekoratives Blatt.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Quotation handwritten and signed by William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

      London: Not published, 1910. Handwritten quote written by William Somerset Maugham on a 4+1/2" (width) x 2+1/8" (height) card, dated January 1, 1910 London. Entirely handwritten in the author's hand and signed by him "I merely wanted to ask Ponsonby for more potatoes [signed] W.S. Maugham." Previously mounted, with minor adhesive and paper remnants on back of thick cardstock. Ponsonby is most likely Sir Henry Ponsonby the private secretary of Queen Victoria from 1870-1895. This is an early Maugham item; he had just achieved his first success in 1907 with the sardonically humorous play "Lady Frederick." The front is clean and suitable for framing.. Signed. No edition. Unbound. Very good+ condition.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Römischer Speerwerfer. Bronze auf Marmorsockel, in der Plinthe signiert.

      . ( H.Rieder: XIX - XX. Jahrhundert, Figur um 1910 entstanden ) Höhe der Figur 40, 5 cm ( Gesamthöhe incl. Marmorsockel 49,5 cm ) - Breite 37,5 cm, Gewicht 9000 Gramm. Dekorative Bronze mit schöner Patina auf mehrfarbigem Marmorsockel montiert. Der Speer gering verbogen, der Marmorsockel an einer Ecke unten gering angestoßen, ansonsten guter Zustand. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Two signed letters! Peary is going to Europe at the invitation of ?Geographical Societies, to address them upon my discovery of the North Pole?? and to accept honors and medals which he lists

      Typed Letter Signed ?Peary?, 1p, 8? x 10?. On R.M.S. ?Mauretania? stationery June 17, 1910. To Sen. W.M. Crane, Washington, D.C. Tears at edges and flaw in blank area not near text or signature. Very good condition.In full ?I enclose for your information a letter which I have sent to our Ambassadors in London, Berlin, Vienna and Rome. In regard to the honors noted in that letter, I have also been awarded the Gold Medal of the Swiss Geographical Society of Geneva (their highest honor), but the Medal has not yet been presented to me, owing to my inability to include Geneva in my itinerary. Hoping to have the pleasure of seeing you soon, I am, as always, Yours sincerely.?Present is the carbon TLS ?(signed) R E Peary? in pencil, 4pp, 8? x 10?. On lightweight paper. The first page, upper left corner missing, is on ?Mauretania? stationery. Minor flaws. Good condition.Two words penciled in text by Peary: ?Geographical? and ?hotel.? In part, ?M

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        SOCIALISM AND SUPERIOR BRAINS. A REPLY TO MR. MALLOCK

      London: A. C. Fifield, 1910. Second Edition. Hardcover. Some fading and rubbing to the boards. Housed in a cloth chemise and slipcase. About Very Good in a Fine slipcase. Fabian Socialists Series No. 8. Original cloth-backed boards, 59 pages. Laurence A102b. Frontispiece photograph of Shaw taken by the subject. The First Edition of 1909, Fabian Tract No. 146, consisted of only 24 pages in wraps and did not have the photograph. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author "to Charles Sarolea/from G. Bernard Shaw./14th Dec. 1911" on the front endpaper, with Sarolea's signature on the title page. Additionally, laid in is a brief AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS) by Shaw to Sarolea on his stationery dated 12th Dec. 1911: "Dear Sarolea Will you lunch with us at Adelphi Terrace on Thursday at 1:30? What became of you on your last visit? We invited you to lunch; but you didn't answer and didn't come. Yours ever G. Bernard Shaw." Charles Sarolea (1870-1953) was Professor of French Literature at Edinburgh University, author of books on politics, literature, and social movements, and editor of the Everyman's Library series.

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        The Science of Diamonds: A Self Educational Book on Diamonds, the Only One of Its Kind in the World

      Chester & Bergman, Chicago 1910 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Tanning to spine and edges of boards. Endpages tanned. Pages lightly tanned. Black & white illustrations. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Graphic plate adhered to the front board rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 147533. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Schriften. Hrsg.: Band 1 - 22 Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Band 23 Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Ab Band 24 Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen. 29 Bände in 37 Büchern.

      Neudruck der Ausgabe 1910 ff. (ab 1986). Reimer, de Gruyter, Berlin, 1. Auflage.. Schwarzes OHalbleder mit Goldprägung.. Große Werkausgabe, besorgt von Wilhelm Dilthey (Werke), Rudolf Reicke (Briefwechsel), Erich Adickes (Handschriftlicher Nachlaß) und Paul Menzer (Vorlesungen). Mit dem Band 26,1 Vorlesungen. Band 26,2 erscheint laut Verlag 2016. Kann über mich bezogen werden. Genaue Auflistung der Bände auf Anfrage. Abt. 1 Werke 1 - 9. Abt. 2 Briefe 1 - 4. Abt. 3 Handschriftlicher Nachlaß 1 - 10. Abt. 4 Vorlesungen 1 - 6. Band 8,9, und 22 mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst sehr gut., Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden,

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Matthias Neumann Einz]
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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club: Two Volume Set

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1910. First edition thus. Limited edition. Signed by Artist.. Hardback. 4to. (11.25 x 8.25 inches). Volume I: pp.x, 449, (i). Volume II: pp.x, 456, (i). Volume I: colour frontis with letterpress tissue guard, and 12 further colour plates with letterpress guards, hors-texte. Numerous headers and b/w illusts in text. Volume II: colour frontis with letterpress tissue guard, and 10 further colour plates with letterpress guards, hors-texte. Numerous headers and b/w illusts in text. Original full vellum, gilt, somewhat soiled. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Inner hinges a little weak. Spotting to prelims and extrems. Trifle light spotting elsewhere. O/w contents clean and bright. “A Tribute to Genius, 1812–1912,” testimonial stamp printed on perforated paper devised by the Charles Dickens Centenary Testimonial Committee fixed to both front pastedowns: 'A Tribute to Genius', 'Centenary Testimonial' '1812-1912', '1d'. Surname in pencil to both front free endpapers. Volume I: SIGNED by illustrator Cecil Aldin to the limitation page, number 107 of a limited edition of 250. A Very Good set indeed. Heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        The Complete Poetrical Works of William Wordsworth (10 Vols.)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Near Fine/No Jacket. 1910. Three-Quarter Leather. This attractive set is #89 of 500, bound in three-quarter brown morocco with blue marbled boards and endpapers. Gilt top edges, gilt floral and leaf decor to spine, 5 raised bands. Illustrated with photogravures of the Wordsworth country, including color frontispieces. Each volume has scuff marks on first blank page where bookplates were removed. Otherwise all are solid, square, very nicely maintained volumes. Large Paper Edition. .

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        Merry Wives of Windsor, The

      1910. Edition DeLuxe40 Mounted Color Plates by Hugh Thomson[THOMSON, Hugh, illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Merry Wives of Windsor. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1910.Limited to 350 numbered copies (of which 100 are reserved for sale in the United States of America), signed by the artist. This copy is No. 290 (one of the copies for sale in the United States of America). Quarto (10 15/16 x 9 inches; 278 x 228 mm.). [4, blank], viii, 170, [2] pp. Frontispiece and thirty-nine color plates mounted on heavy brown stock, with descriptive tissue guards. Black and white text illustrations.Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Covers very slightly dust-soiled, lacking silk ties. Frontispiece with very small crease in right-hand lower corner, small clean marginal tear on fore-edge of pp. 83/84. Still an excellent copy.Hugh Thomson was born in County Coleraine near Londonderry, on 1 June 1860. He gained praise and influenced many young artists through his book illustrations. He notably illustrated editions of William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Charles Dickens.

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        A New Modification of the Cloud Method of Determining the Elementary Electrical Charge and the most probable value of that Charge [ Millikan's Balanced-Droplet Experiment - Foundation for Oil Drop Experiment ]

      London: Taylor and Francis, 1910. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine. First Edition. viii, [1]-924 pages plus 13 folding plates bound in rear. 8vo. Attractively bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. A few small blemishes to the leather, bright and clean internally. Pages 209-228 contain the article "A new modification of the cloud method of determining the elementary electrical charge and the most probable value of that Charge," a key work in physics and electricity. IN The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine, Volume XIX, Sixth Series, February 1910, pp 209-228. A fine addition to any physics, Nobel Prize, or science collection. Boards. Often falsely cited as containing "Millikan's Oil Drop Experiment", this article documents Millikan's "balanced-droplet" experiment which predates his famous oil drop experiment. This paper is the first to reproducably and accurately show the unitary nature of electrical charge (which produced an accurate measurement of the charge of an electron for the first time). Experimental methods previous to his work created wildly differing measurements during repeated attempts. The balanced droplet method required the creation and use of water drops which were given an electrical charge, and then studied as they were influenced by a known magnetic field. This paper is fundamentally important. Millikan in his autobiography notes that this paper established the "first definite, sharp, unambigous proof that electricity was definitely unitary in structure and that it only appeared in exact multiples of that unit..." effectively allowing the measurement of the electrical charge. Later work (including his oil drop experiment) refined the experimental measurement techniques and the value of the charge of an electron. Millikan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923 "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photoelectric effect". Millikan showed that the charge was "always an integral multiple of an irreproducible value." He arrived at a value for e in 1909 that he considered accurate to within 2 percent. "This result provided the most persuasive evidence yet that electrons were fundamental particles of identical charge and mass". In 1913 he published the value for the electronic charge 4.774 +/- .009 x 10 (-10) e.s.u. "which would serve the world of science for a generation" " (see DSB 9/10 pp 395-396).

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        The Green Helmet

      Dundrum, Ireland: Cuala Press, 1910. First Edition, First Printing; One of just 400 copies originally printed, with errata slip present. In About Very Good condition. Toning and soiling to boards, rubbing with some exposure at corners and spine ends. Title label on spine chipped. Pages are clean of markings, but show the occasional age related stain. Offsetting to free end papers. Limitation page shows light creases, and there is a tiny pin hole to a few pages. A lovely copy overall. One of 400 copies originally printed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        "Stilleben mit Magnolienzweig und Muschel" originales Ölgemälde auf Malplatte ca. 36x50cm; links unten signiert; um 1910

      . Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 46x60cm..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Among the Shoshones

      Salt Lake City, UT: Skelton Publishing Company, 1910. First edition. 247pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Olive green cloth with the profile of a Shoshone in a Headdress on the front board. Title in black on the front board and again on the backstrip. Very good. Minor discoloring to boards with faint rubbing at the corners. Contemporary gift inscription on the front free endsheet. This is the second issue of the first edition with the content from pages 194-200 that appeared in the first issue removed. Later revised by Howard R. Driggs and reissued as "The White Indian Boy: The Story of Uncle Nick Among the Shosones." This work has had enduring popularity for more than a century and is still in print today. Wilson, Wyoming was named in honor of Elijah. Howes writes of this work: "Blunt, unrestrained narrative of a trapper, Indian fighter, etc., of the Rocky Mountains, from Wyoming and Montana to Idaho and Utah." Graff states: "A good narrative of Rocky Mountain trapping." Flake/Draper 9910. Graff 4702. Howes W520.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The White Peacock - First Issue with 1910

      Duffield & Company, 1910. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Duffield & Company, 1910. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue with 1910 on the verso of the title page, bound integrally. The first issue is exceedingly rare, thought only to exist in a handful of copies, and rarely seen offered for sale. This copy is in Very Good condition. Sporadic foxing to pages, more notably at prelims and terminals; foxing to side edge of page block. Clean text, lightly toned pages with a few reading creases. Previous owner personal library label to front paste down, with offsetting to the front free end paper. Corners slightly pushed in, corners and spine ends show light rubbing. Spine is slightly faded, with the lettering rubbed. Light rubbing to the stamping on the front board. Cloth shows light rubbing and faint mottling. A very lovely copy overall, extremely rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ansicht, "Klosterkirche an Dalmatinischer Küste".

      . Öl auf Malpappe v. Eugen Ankelen, um 1910, 19,2 x 29,6 cm ( 7,4 x 11,7 in ). Hübsche Ansicht einer Klosterkirche mit Bucht im Hntergrund. - In einer sehr gut erhaltenen Goldleiste der Zeit gerahmt: Eichenlaub Innenprofil mit zwei eingelegten Schlaggoldleisten, unterbrochen durch einen Akanthus/Perl - Stab. - Verso mit Tinte bezeichnet und gestempelt: No. 54. Dalmat. Klosterkirche EAnklam. Stempel: Adrian Brugger, Königl. Bayr. Hoflieferant, München ...! - Unten links signiert: "E Ankelen München". Eugen Ankelen ( 1858 - 1942 ) - Lit. u.a.:Vollmer, Bd.1, S.54.

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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. New York: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1910]. First American edition. Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 202 x 151 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 olive-brown cloth, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in black, white and gilt. Minimal rubbing to extremities. Early ink presentation on front free-endpaper. Dedication leaf browned otherwise a near 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 15b.

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        Document Signed at the foot, 3 pages large folio on a pre-printed form, completed in manuscript, June 1910.

      - A memorandum of agreement between Conrad and Edward Ward Oliver for the lease of Capel House at Warehorne in Kent for the sum of £45 payable quarterly. Conrad moved to Capel House following a bout of illness, first diagnosed as gout and then characterised as a complete breakdown in health. He found the new house much to his liking, stating I can work here. We are surrounded by woods and the soil is clay, but the house is sympathetic.Despite his slow convalescence, Conrad was able to write Chance which was serialised in the New York Herald and which brought a favourable change to Conrad's fortunes.The Conrads lived happily at Capel House until 1921.

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        The Emerald City of Oz- US 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1st State Hardback book

      Reilly and Britton 1910 - The Emerald City of Oz- US First Edition, First Printing and First State Book. Published by Reilly and Britton in 1910. This is a very rare and collectible book. The first edition and first state status is verified by the following issue points: - Advertisement on verso of ownership leaf listing titles through to "John Dough and the Cherub" - Sixteen color plates embellished with metallic green ink as well as numerous black and white drawings - Light Blue cloth, pictorial cover label embellished with the same metallic silver and green ink and showing a number of characters traveling through the city - Pictorial end-papers in black and orange showing Dorothy and Ozma. A summary of the condition is as follows: - Book is in fair condition. The front board retains the picture of the characters traveling through the city. There is some scratching and marking to both the picture an the front board. The outside corners of the front and reverse boards are pushed, and the boards are generally worn at the edges. The spine retains the picture of the rabbit but this is slightly worn. Some loss to the top and bottom of the spine as shown in the pictures. The book has a lean and the pages are aged. - Internally, the book is complete but somewhat grubby with age. Evidence of foxing on some pages. An inscription has been written in pencil on the 'This book belongs to' page, and is dated December 25 1910. The outside edges of some of the pages have some staining- possible evidence of water damage- although this has not torn any of the pages. The title page has a small section missing at the top near the spine. Other than that, the book is complete with no loose pages or plates. The plates with metallic green ink are still very nice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jason Hibbitt- Treasured Books UK]
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        La Fanciulla Del West

      Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1910. 4to, (10), 1-333 pp. Portrait of Puccini at front. Original color-printed wrappers, slight wear and rubbing to extremities and backstrip. Front hinge weakened. In a cloth box. A very good copy of the scarce complete score. The cover has a color illustration (artist unknown, possibly signed EP) showing a gold rush saloon with a miner slumped on a poker table and a man and a woman (the Ã’girl of the westÓ) reaching towards each other across the table. Inscribed by Puccini: Ã’4 mars [1]910 A Lei del Lago nostro cara reginettina Lula poi digerina sedico, mando, DO [I give]Ó ("To you from our lake, little queen Lula, little director, I dedicate, I send, [I give]" In place of "I give" is the musical note "do", a pun on the Italian d˜.)

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        French Line Engravings of the late XVIII Century.

      London: Lawrence and Jellicoe Ltd. 1910. With 81 fullpage plates (offsetting from plates to the protective papers). 4to. XXV + 109 pp. + plates. Limited to 1050 numb. copies. Uncut copy bound with top edge gilt in nice full blue morocco richly dec. with gold on spine and boards and with large inner ornamental border. Binding signed Gust. Hedberg K. Hofbokbindare Stockholm. Binding weakly worn, internally nice and clean. In somewhat worn slipcase.. Copy no. 635

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Collection of hand-coloured lithographs.

      Leipzig c. -12 1910 - Six hand-coloured lithographs (37.5 x 37.5 cm), each signed and dated. Most framed and glazed. A beautiful set of lithographs coloured by hand with gouache and watercolours and highlighted with pen. The German painter and graphic artist Rauth (Leipzig 1884 - 1913 Tirol) became famous for his Art Deco-styled portraits, nudes and carnival scenes. The present work was executed just before the early death of the artist in the age of 29. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Quests of Paul Beck

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1910. First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket with some interior archival tissue mending.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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