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        Thomas P. Hardy house, Racine, Wisconsin. Perspective View, 1905. Pl. XV

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on tissue paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp upper left. Mounted on linen. Provenance: The estate of Blaine and Hulda Drake, who were members of the original class of fellows at Taliesin at Spring Green, Wi. They remained close to the master and later moved with him to Taliesin West, outside of Phoenix, Arizona. The corner of the print was damaged and torn off due to damage sustained famous fire of 1914, which destroyed the architect's home and studio and most of the edition. The missing piece is in the upper top and left margins, not affecting the image. Other repaired tears and 2 small missing spots. The print has been cleaned and de-acidified. Text and title in German/Deutsch. Finely toned and exhibits minor edge wear. Somewhat brittle. Very good. Racine, WI. Dover (XVc); Storrer (1993) 115; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 114; Brooks (1966) Fig. 11, p. 202.

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        Spokan Man

      John Andrew & Son - 1910. (Photograph) Very good. Spokan Man. The North American Indian. Portfolio 7, Plate 241. From Copyright Photograph 1910 by E. S. Curtis Photogravure John Andrew & Son. Photogravure on Vellum : 21 7 / 8" X 17 15 / 16" Image: 15 11 / 16" X 11 1 / 16". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Life-Histories of Northern Animals: An Account of the Northern Mammals of Manitoba. Volume I - Grass Eaters. Volume II - Flesh Eaters.

      Constable and Co. Ltd., London - 1910, 1st UK Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. xxx,673;xii,[675]-1267pp. Two volumes Quarto in original brick red cloth with bevelled edges,top edge gilt others uncut with 100 plates (including frontispieces) from drawings by the author and photos and numerous illustrations (many full-paged) from drawings by the author and maps. Spines faded. Peel 2085 (1st Edition) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Collected Works. [Including: The Defence of Guenevere; The Earthly Paradise; The Story of Sigured the Volsung; A Dream of John Ball; The Story of the Glittering Plain; The Wood Beyond the World; Child Christopher; The Well at the World's End.]

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1910 - 24 volumes, octavo. Recent red half calf, spines gilt in compartments, brown and black morocco labels, red cloth sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Contents lightly toned, particularly plates. An excellent set. Portrait frontispiece. The best collected edition of the works of William Morris, including introductions by the author's daughter, May Morris. One of a limited edition of 1050 numbered sets and very attractively bound.

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        The White Peacock

      Duffield & Co, New York 1910 - First printing of Lawrence's first published book, preceding the London edition by one day and genuinely rare in the First Issue, with only a handful of copies recorded in commerce over the past thirty years (indeed, the catalog for the 1994 Bradley Martin sale at Sotheby's calls the book "extremely rare," noting that ".the first issue with the 1910 copyright notice on verso of the the title page is thought to exist in only a handful of copies"). APG 001a. ROBERTS A1a. First Issue, with title page bound integrally with "1910" copyright statement on verso. Octavo (19cm); publisher's blue-green pictorial cloth, stamped in white and black on spine and front cover; 496pp. Spine faded, with titling nearly rubbed away; peacock device and lettering on front board partially flaked, but still perfectly legible; else a firm, pleasing, Very Good copy. In custom cloth and morocco clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Burning Daylight - First Edition with 3 signatures and& laid in ephemera

      The MacMillan Company, New York 1910 - New York: Macmillan, 1910. First Edition with spine imprint and 3 blank leaves. 8 Illustrations (plates) by W. Morgan. BAL 11918; Sisson & Martens, p. 47. 12mo, [8],361,[1]+[12}ad pp. Blue cloth lettered in white, with blue & yellow illustration. Spine well rubbed, covers less so but with some flaking to lettering. Overall About Very Good. Collectible as a nice first edition copy of one of London's Alaska tales, the uniqueness of this piece actually lies between the cover and the title page: a tipped in Jack London check, signed by London, payable to E. Winship, dated May 12 1910; an ink inscription beneath the check by Eliza London Shepherd - London's older stepsister, who did much to raise him and who served as business manager for the London Ranch from 1910 until her death in 1939 (inscription is dated September 18th, 1932, at the Jack London Ranch, and is to Mr. & Mrs. W.W. Kerrigan); a rather lengthy full page ALS (autograph letter signed) from Eliza to the same Kerrigans, dated September 19th, 1932 at Glen Ellen, California (at the Ranch); and Jack London's now-famous Wolf's Head bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Top provenance. L28 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Works of Jane Austen: Emma (vol 1 & 2) , Lady Susan The Watsons, Letters, Mansfield Park (vol 1 & 2) Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice (vol 1 & 2) Sense and Sensability (vol 1 & 2)

      Little Brown, Boston 1910 - Twelve Volumes Maroon Leather spines & corners. Raised rib spines. Tissue guard on frontispieces. Vol 1 of Mansfield Park has loose front board with spine worn off. Three other books in the set have half inch chips worn off the top of the spine. Rest of the set in Good+ shape. Gilt edges on top. Previous owners name on frontpaper. Binding is generally tight and strong. Volumes published from 1906 to 1910. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hoorn, met haven en hoofdtoren.

      Den Haag - Goirle, ca. 1910, bromide print, 16 x 22 cm, signed in the print. - Handwritten annotations on reverse. KEYWORDS:netherlands / hoorn

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        "An der Würm"originales Ölgemälde auf Mal-Leinenpappe ca. 54x73cm; unten rechts signiert und bezeichnet "München"; um 1910 [Die Maße des Bildes im hangdgefertigten Holzrahmen betragen 64x82cm.]

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        The Handy Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, exhibiting the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires and states of the world

      W. & A.K. Johnston Ltd, Edinburgh and London 1910 - Folio, pp 8 (+ 40 pp of index), and 61 double page maps (numbered 1 - 51, + 3A, 27A, 29A, 30A, 36A, 37A, 48A, 51A, + maps of the North Pole and the South Pole un-numbered at the front), slightly worn throughout, endpapers and blanks a little marked and dusty, publisher's red half calf, rubbed, a bit frayed and peeling on the corners, joints rubbed, head and tail of spine rubbed. [Map 2 - The World, has been repaired on the verso with book tape where it has split along the inner fold, and Map 5 - England and Wales has a similar but much smaller repair. Other than this there are no tears and markings, and the book is in a much better condition than normal. A highly important edition - the preface states that eight entirely new maps have been included, of which the most important historically is probably the South Polar chart; the other new maps are Central Europe, South-East Siberia, Burma, Siam etc, Southern Rhodesia, Natal and Orange River Colony, Mexico, Chile and Argentina.] EXTREMELY SCARCE.

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        Meeting D'Helioplis Rougier le gagnant sur biplan Voisin moteur E.N.V

      Paris.: Mabileau & Co.. 1910.. Color lithograph, matted, visible image approximately 16 x 32 1/2 inches. The lithograph was matted and framed in the 1980s, but will be removed from the frame for delivery. Visible image is very good with light creases to right upper edge; however, based on other prints framed at the same time and place, there is a toned line on the print along the mat window edge and brown adhesive paper tape along the edges of the sheet where the print was attached to the backing. The verso of the print is browned from the wood backing that was used in the frame. The lithograph could be deacidified and the tape removed; however as it stands it would display very well with the light brown line from matburn either covered or used as an accent line around the image. (Digital image taken with lithograph framed with nonglare glass). 'Gamy' is thought to be a pseudonym of Marguerite Montaut, the wife of the French poster artist Ernest Montaut, who died in 1909 at the age of 31. Ernest Montaut and, after his death, his wife, produced posters whose subject matter reflects the era's fascination with speed, on land and in the air. The posters were elaborately produced employing a combination of color lithography and handcoloring using the pochoir (stencil) process. This image is of a biplane flying over the desert with pyramids and Sphinx at left foreground and the ancient Egyptian city of Heliopolis in the distance. The title identifies the aviation race winner and name of the plane. .

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        Meeting de Champagne. Olieslaegers recordman de la duree et de la distance par 392 k. en 5h 3m sur monoplan Bleriot, moteur Gnome, magneto Bosch

      Paris.: Mabileau & Co.. 1910.. Color lithograph with pochoir (stencil) handcolor, image approximately 15 x 29 inches on sheet 17 3/4 x 35 1/2 inches. Two tiny edge tears, soft crease at tip of right corner of sheet, very good condition, clean and bright. 'Gamy' is thought to be a pseudonym of Marguerite Montaut, the wife of the French poster artist Ernest Montaut, who died in 1909 at the age of 31. Ernest Montaut and, after his death, his wife, produced posters whose subject matter reflects the era's fascination with speed, on land and in the air. The posters were elaborately produced employing a combination of color lithography and handcoloring using the pochoir (stencil) process. This image portrays a monoplane flying low over the aviation field, with two spectators in the foreground, commemorating the record set by airman Olieslaegers for time and distance aloft. .

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        %0D%0APrayers Written at Vailima

      London - Chatto and Windus, 1910 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA stunning collection of prayers written by the Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated throughout by Alberto Sangorski. %0D%0AWith an introduction by the author's wife. %0D%0AVery scarce in this condition with the dustwrapper. %0D%0AIn Samoa, on the island of Upolu, about 3 miles outside Apia, Stevenson bought (on the advice of the American trader H. J. Moors) an estate of 300 acres, which he called Vailima (Five Waters). For the last four years of his life Stevenson made his home on his plantation of Vailima, beautifully situated 600 feet above sea-level, on the mountainside among thick woods, with fine views of the Pacific. This is where the prayers in this book were written, and published after his death in 1894. (DNB)%0D%0ACondition: %0D%0ABound in paper-covered boards with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, sound, though with some bumping and a few marks. Dustwrapper is slightly sunned, with a few closed tears. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD in a GOOD dustwrapper. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Hutwa - Manjha Marriage 1910. A complete folio Album Containing 23 Large Original Photographs.

      Johnston & Hoffmann, Calcutta 1910 - The album is complete and in original condition, containing a printed title page [HUTWA-MANJHA MARRIAGE 1910] and 23 large photographs mounted one to a facing page only, sizes varying but generally 9.5 x 10.5 ins or 7.5 x 12ins and similar. The photographs remain in good well toned condition some offsetting to facing pages. Bound in original untitled maroon leather gilt, some wear and the rear top corner affected by worming, which extends in to the last blank pages and the second half of the photograph pages with a very few small pin sized holes in the plates (often just one or two), no worm holes in the first half of the album which includes all the major portrait plates. This was the second Hutwa marriage in two years. In 1908 Maharaja Guru Mahadevesram Prosad Sari (who had succeeded his father at the age of three in 1896) had married the sister of the Maharaja of Manjha [an album of smaller pictures of that marriage was sold in the Christie's Visions of India Sale in 1998] but on this occasion it appears to be the Maharaja of Manjha marrying a princess of the Hutwa family. The photographs (from the front) comprise: the two maharajas seated with a retainer, Manjha standing with a retainer, a similar portrait, the two maharajas with young brothers, a larger group portrait of extended family and sirdars, the maharajas with principal guests [European and Indian], the bride in a palanquin with retainers, etc (4), the elephant procession with lancers, troops, retainers and crowds (4), a line of fourteen waiting elephants with mahouts, the great marriage elephant with ceremonial howdah, a shamiana, views of the palace and grounds (4). Finding these albums complete is increasingly difficult as they have often been raided for the more exciting or valuable images. As is usual at Hindu weddings the women and men are not shown together. Hutwa was a large but relatively obscure state in Bihar close to the Nepalese border. This is a large heavy album which will require extra shipping charges if sent abroad. We have other individual portraits of the Maharaja of Hutwa. Size: Oblong Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CAT FISHING

      c 1910 - Gouache and watercolour on paper. The image measures 8.5 x 11 inches and is SIGNED by Wain to the bottom corner. A black cat in sporting attire, including a red tartan cap and breeches, sits on a stool at the riverside, holding a fishing rod. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Good Puss

      [n.p.]: , c.1910. - Felonies Against Felines Afoot?WAIN, Louis. "The Good Puss." [N.d., ca. 1910]. Chromolithograph. Image size: 15 1/2 x 24 inches; 390 x 600 mm. Slight cockling, mounted to the image, title cartouche to lower right, framed and glazed.A delightful Wain chromolithograph depicting a pubescent cat in red bow tie, proudly holding a fork in his right hand with an impaled mouse on it, being walked by his father to "Dame Tibby's School," accompanied by nine adolescent cats of dubious class, character or attitude.Providing a dark edge to an otherwise playful image is a small sign at the entrance to Mrs. Tibby's which reads: "Cat's Meat Men Please Ring Here," suggesting that the cats enrolled at Mrs. Tibby's entered the front door as students and left through the back door as sausage: Mrs. Tibby as Sweeney Tabby, the Demon Barbara of Feline Street. As such, an unusual example of mordant humor from the tormented cat artist whose developing mental instability would cloud the sunshine of his subject matter.

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        Animal Frolics

      1910. first edition. A Very Scarce Early Louis Wain with Four Marvelous Full-Color PlatesWAIN, Louis. Animal Frolics. London: John F. Shaw & Co. Ltd., [1910]. First edition. Small quarto (9 7/16 x 7 1/16 inches; 239 x 180 mm.). [32] pp. Four wonderful color plates mounted onto gray card. Numerous black and white drawings including eight full-page. Original gray cloth spine, decorated gray card wrappers with a copy of the color frontispiece mounted on the front cover. Small light stain to lower edge of rear board, just touching margin of last text leaf, otherwise a remarkable and near fine copy of this very scarce Louis Wain title.An unusual Louis Wain book with four color plates of Cats and Dogs and many black and white drawings of Bears, Lions, A Duck, An Elephant and a 'fishy' Hippo! We have never seen this title before.At the end of the nineteenth 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…although he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!” (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).Rodney Dale only records the later Collins edition of 1919.

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        The Happy Family

      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, London - [1910] Hardback. 28x23 cm. 96 pp. 5 colour plates, black and white wood-cuts on most pages. Corners worn, top / bottom of backstrip bumped. Slight bowing of upper board. Ffep replacement with hand drawn copy of original. Occasional brown spots inside. Two of plates badly creased with some edge chips. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Merry Motorists Painting Book

      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. [1910], London, Paris, New York - One of the series of Father Tuck's Painting Books, containing eight full page illustrations by Louis Wain - four different pictures with each being presented in full colour on one page and in black / white opposite for colouring in. The first black / white one has been partially coloured in [neatly]. Exceptionally rare. 20x27 cm. The rear cover presents an interesting collage of other painting book titles, including five other rare Wain titles. The card cover is split above and below the staple binding where it folds to make the spine - nothing loose and still functioning fine. Slight grubbiness to covers. Discrete booksellers lable to inside front cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Yarralumla Estate. The Property of Mr. F. Campbell

      Sydney, Melbourne, London: The Pastoralist's Review, n.d., c., 1910. Quarto, 12 pp., photographic illustrations throughout; a very good copy in original brown wrappers, lettered in gilt, owner's inscription inside front wrapper, some signs of use and a small stain on upper wrapper. This comprehensive photographic and written account describes the pastoral estate now famous for being the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia. The estate of Yarralumla dates back to 1828. In 1881 it was bought by Frederick Campbell, grandson of the merchant Robert Campbell, the builder of Duntroon. This rare offprint from the Pastoral Homes of New South Wales (with separately printed wrappers and pagination) describes the estate before its acquisition by the Commonwealth in 1913. In 1925 Frederick Campbell's residence was rebuilt to transform it into the official residence of the Governor-General and to provide suitable accommodation for the British monarch, as Australian Head of State, when visiting the national capital.

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        La vagabonde.

      Paul Ollendorff 1910 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1910, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Important envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jeanne de Bellune ". affectueux souvenir de son amie." Petites taches claires sans gravité sur le dos, gardes uniformément et légèrement ombrées, très rares piqûres affectant certaines marges, agréable état intérieur. Précieux exemplaire d'une exceptionnelle provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        BALADAS DE PRIMAVERA. 1907.

      - Madrid, 1910, 1ª edición, 13x19, 86 págs. Incluye un papel (13x14) con escrito manuscrito y firmado de Juan Ramón Jiménez de 5 líneas dirigido al musicólogo José Subirá. Sello de Subirá. Sello de José Subira. Encuadernado en media piel con nervios y puntas, conserva cubierta con esquina da la cubierta anterior restarurada. (38059).

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        "Der Zirkus ist da" originales Ölgemälde auf Malplatte ca.42x53cm; verso handschriftlich bezeichnet und datiert "Böblingen ca. 1910"

      . Maße im farblich abgestimmten Rahmen 49,5x60,5cm..

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        Richelieu

      Paris - Boivin et Cie., 1910 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A magnificent historical account of the life of Cardinal Richelieu, lavishly illustrated with colourful, full-page watercolours by Maurice Leloir. First edition. In French. Richlycolouredpictorial front board, with gold and silver details. Part ofthe Collection D'Albums Historiques. Condition: In pictorial cloth-covered boards. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. One or two marks to boards and very slight splitting to top of front joint. Internally, firmly bound. Slight marginal age-toning but otherwise generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Portrait of Ambroise Vollard

      Paris, ca. 1910. Lithograph. 61 x 46 cm. (24 x 18 inches). Faxon, no. 275.

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        Souvenir of the Dramatic Works. Printed for private circulation only.

      - Sydney 1910. Large octavo publisher's red morocco (edges rubbed); [7],32pp, photo illustrations & facsimile playbills on various coloured papers. Some unnecessary annotations on the last couple of pages. Inscribed by Hopkins to A.B. Triggs. The synopsis and playbills for William Dampier's productions of Hopkins' plays from 'Good For Evil' (1876) to 'Reaping the Whirlwind' (published in 1909 but despite the misleading playbill here never produced). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE WORKS. In four volumes. Volume 1; In the Shadow of the Glen, Riders to the Sea, The Tinker's Wedding, The Well of the Saints. -- Volume 2; The Playboy of the Western World, Deirdre of the Sorrows, Poems and Translations. -- Volume 3; The Arran Islands. -- Volume 4; In Wicklow, West Kerry, ETC.

      Maunsel and Company, Limited, Dublin. 1910 - FIRST EDITION. Four 8vo volumes. (8.9 x 6.1 inches). Portrait frontis to each volume, including Jack Yeats 'Synge at rehearsal' in volume 2. Neat previous owners name (William Lawrence Schroeder -Author of various works including an appreciation of Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Divine element in art & literature and Science, Philosophy and Religion) on the front pastedown endpaper and title page of each volume. Publishers brown buckram over bevelled edges boards with gilt lettering to the spines. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. In the scarce original dustwrappers which have survived in varying states with volume one lacking the whole of the spine and the other three with various chips and tears. The wrappers are now all protected in removable clear film fronted covers. A very good set of books in generally poor condition, but rare in any state, dustwrappers. A well produced set printed on good quality paper and well bound. Issued the year after his death, at the age of just 37, this set stands as a fitting tribute to this important Irish writer whose influence can be seen in the works of O'Casey, Behan and Beckett, among others. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Works.]

      Little, Brown, Boston 1910 - 13 volumes, 8vo, gravure frontispieces and maps; contemporary half green levant over marbled boards, t.e.g.; spines browned, slight chipping and rubbing to the tops of a few spines, but largely a very good set. Includes the added 13th volume, A Life of Francis Parkman, by Charles Haight Farnham. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The equation of state for gases and liquids.] Autograph manuscript in German of his Nobel Lecture

      1910 - Autograph Manuscript of van der Waals's Nobel LectureWaals, Johannes Diderik van der (1837-1923). [The equation of state for gases and liquids.] Autograph manuscript in German, written in ink with ink and pencil emendations; marked for use as printer's copy. 24ff. 210 x 171 mm. Light toning, small marginal dampstain on last leaf, left margins a bit frayed minimally affecting text, but very good. Original Manuscript of van der Waals's Nobel lecture, delivered in December 1910. ). Holograph manuscripts of Nobel lectures are very rare, and this is an exceptionally early example from a major figure in the history of modern physics. Van der Waals was awarded the Nobel Prize for physics that year for his work on the equation of state of gases and liquids, in particular for the "van der Waals equation" approximating the behavior of real fluids, introduced in his classic 1873 dissertation on the continuity of gaseous and liquid states.Van der Waals' idea of continuity was that there is no essential difference between gaseous and liquid states of matter, although one must consider other factors in addition to motion of the molecules in the determination of pressure. The important factors are the attraction between particles and their proper volume. . . . From these considerations van der Waals arrived at the equation p + a/v2 ) (v-b) = RT where a expresses the mutual attraction of the molecules, and b is their volume. . . . Other experimenters have suggested different models and equations of state, but van der Walls's model is probably the most useful because it emphasizes the essential features of molecules that determine liquidity, without introducing too many 'realistic' complications. . . . An important practical application of the theory is the prediction of conditions necessary for the liquefaction of a gas; this was an important guide in the liquefaction of the 'permanent' gases" (Weber, Pioneers of Science, p. 41; see also p. 40). In his Nobel lecture van der Waals summarized his life's work on equation of state theory, describing how he had come to formulate the van der Waals equation and the equation's experimental corroboration by Sydney Young, an event that had given van der Waals "great joy." "The laureate went on to detail his most recent work, which he termed 'pseudo association' (the 'van der Waals force') to distinguish it from chemical bonding. The only way to achieve agreement between the equation of state and laboratory data, he maintained, was to postulate the existence of large complexes of molecules, especially in liquids. . . . In the conclusion to his address, van der Waals said, 'In all my studies I was quite convinced of the real existence of molecules . . . I never regarded them as a figment of my imagination, nor even as mere centers of force effects.' He noted that 'the real existence of molecules is universally assumed by physicists,' and that his theory 'may have been a contributing factor" (Magill, The Nobel Prize Winners: Physics, pp. 150-51. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Ephemera] Box containing 94 unusual illustrated arithmetic cards

      Edinburgh: Thomas Laurie. A most unusual collection of 94 arithmetic cards, the overwhelming majority of which also feature a charming vignette, two or three of a piece of turn-of-the-century material culture, garment or young woman. The cards were created as math drills or exercises by the publisher, Thomas Laurie of Edinburgh, which specialized in educational material and textbooks, and as with most ephemera, the sweet imagery and charm of the material probably did not excite its initial users in the least, who would have regarded these cards as entirely an utilitarian learning tool. Their indifference, of course, doomed most of the sets of these cards to the dustbin and thus what we have now is surely very scarce. While it is likely there were a few additional cards, based on the size of the box the cards came in, this set is close to full, and one will not have a sense of incompleteness with these cards, which are plentiful. The cards today should be valued for their decorativeness, for being a relic and survivor from an earlier educational era, and for their rareness. The cube-shaped box housing them is itself substantial and an object of beauty and interest. The box is close to 12 inches on each side, and the top lid is now hinged, although it was originally not so. (The hinges are themselves obviously old.) To open the box one pulls out a narrow pinned board, and this too should delight. As to dating, there is no date given, but based on the illustrations, circa 1910. The labels on the inside lid would suggest an earlier date, but these labels may predate the set of cards housed in the box. The cards themselves are generally 6.5 by 4.5 inches, or 16 by 12 cm, and each has the text and illustration, both on a slab of what looks almost like paper mache, mounted onto wood board. The "paper mache", or whatever the material is, has some light soiling here and there, heavier on a few cards, with most being lightly touched.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Atlas City of Toronto Plate 102 [St. Clair Ave.,Yonge St. & Eglinton Ave.]

      c. 1910, Toronto - Map of Toronto at the intersection of Yonge st. and Eglinton Ave. with Lawrence Ave. to the North, the Don River to the East, St. Clair and Moore Park to the South and Bathurst St. to the West. English railway engineer, went to Canada in 1868, where he did not pursue engineering, but became a representative for the Sanborn Company which published fire insurance plans. From 1875 Goad began to compile and publish his own large-scale plans of Canadian towns from a base in Montreal, and soon became the largest private mapmaker in Canada. By 1885 Charles Goad had returned to Britain and established a branch in London. Goad?s highly detailed plans included information on property holdings, building construction, use and contents, and, like Sanborn?s, functioned as Fire Insurance Plans. Once leased to an insurance company the map volumes were regularly updated by a team of workers who over-pasted sections with new information onto the existing maps, some of them building up to many layers. Goad?s business rapidly expanded to cover the cities and industrial areas of Britain, Denmark, France, Egypt, Turkey, Venezuela, Bermuda, Mexico and South Africa. After his death the company was run by his three sons. Copyrights and assets of the Canadian branch of the company were sold to The Underwriter?s Survey Bureau in 1931., Size : 457x707 (mm), 18x27.875 (Inches), Printed in Color, 0 Very Good; fold strengthened; corrections pasted to the map (corrections were mailed to subscribers so they could glue/paste them on the appropriate areas of the affected maps)

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Die Heilige Schrift, des Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers. Goldene Klassiker-Bibel (2 Bde., compl.).

      Berlin, Benjamin Harz, ca. 1910 - 2°, 1842, 634 S., 60 Chromo- und Tondruckbilder, Goldgeprägter opulenter Kartondeckel, Tadell. Die Abbildungen nach Gemälden alter und neuer Meister. 6000 gr.

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        NORD CONTRE SUD. 85 dessins par Benett, cinq vues et une carte.

      1910 - Paris, Hetzel, [circa 1910]. Grand in-8 (190 X 282) percaline rouge de l'éditeur ornée de fers spéciaux, dos au phare, type "à un éléphant" avec titre dans le cartouche et "Voyages extraordinaires" et "Jules Verne" dans l'éventail, second plat type "i" (Engel) ; 512 pages. EDITION grand in-8 illustrée présentée dans son cartonnage éditeur « à l'éventail et à un éléphant ». 91 illustrations : 73 en noir dans le texte (dont vignette de titre), 12 en noir à pleine page (dont frontispice) et 6 hors-texte en couleurs imprimées sur un papier vélin plus fort que celui du texte. Les caractéristiques de cet exemplaire sont celles du tirage de 1910 décrit par Jauzac pour ce type de cartonnage, bien qu'il annonce seulement cinq hors-texte en couleurs et que notre exemplaire en possède six (JAUZAC, 247-248). Le cartonnage est en PARFAIT ETAT, le corps d'ouvrage sans la moindre rousseur ni ressaut de page ou cahier. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais, RARE dans cette condition. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        Hunting Trips in Northern Rhodesia. With Accounts of Sport and Travel in Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa, and also Notes on the Game Animals and Their Distribution.

      London: Horace Cox: First edition 1910 - large 4to., xii, 118pp., + 2pp. ads, half-title & errata slip present, illustrated with 96 b/w photographs and drawings, appendix and index, colour patterned endpapers. Bound in the original dark green simulatedl crocodile leather cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt with a pictorial onlay showing a camp scene. A generally VG+ bright clean copy in a nice tight original binding with just light fading to two gilt letters on spine. [Czech, page 101 - A cornerstone of big-game books and scarce]. Czech writes "Lyell recounts his experiences in the big game lands of Rhodesia with exciting details. All manner of game was collected, including elephant near Lake Chiuta, hippopotamus on the Shire River, rhinoceros on the Luangwa River, and lion. In addition, sable impala, kudu, eland, letchwe, waterbuck and other antelopes were also taken." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Geoffrey Jackson (Bookseller)]
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        HUNTING TRIPS IN NORTHERN RHODESIA; with Accounts of Sport and Travel in Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa, and also notes on the game animals and their distribution.

      London: Horace Cox 1910 - FIRST EDITION, quarto, pp xii, 118, (2) advertisements, half-title, 55 plates (including frontispiece), errata slip tipped to page x, foxing on a few sheets, original green patterned cloth, vignette of the camp mounted on upper cover, a very good copy. "Lyell recounts his experiences in the big game lands of Rhodesia with exciting details. All manner of games was collected, including elephant, hippopotamus, rhinoceros and lion. In addition, sable, impala, kudu, eland, lechwe, waterbuck and other antelopes were taken." Seeing game is more of a matter of knowing what looks like than exceptional eyesight, though one has to be very quick-sighted to catch sight of an animal before it has become aware of danger." Lyell." Czech p101 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & S L Bonham ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Hunting trips in Northern Rhodesia, with accounts of sport and travel in Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa, and also notes on the game animals and their distribution.

      Rowland Ward London 1910 - First edition, secondary binding. 4to., xii, 118pp., 2 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 54 paltes, illustrations in text, original green cloth gilt, pictorial inset to upper cover, rebacked preserving spine. "Lyell recounts his experiences in the big game lands of Rhodesia with exciting detail." ( Czech). A cornerstone of big-game books and scarce. Czech p101. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Hunting Trips in Northern Rhodesia with accounts of sport and travel in Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa, and also notes on the game animals and their distribution.,

      London, Horace Cox, 1910 - XII, 118 S., 2 S. Anzeigen, zahlr. photogr. Abbildungen. Einband etwas bestossen, Rostspur auf dem Titel, sonst vollkommen sauber. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 4°, dunkelgrünes Kunstleder, goldgepr. Titel auf Rücken und VDeckel, mont. Deckelillustration

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        THE MERRY-GO-ROUND. A BOOK OF CHANGING PICTURES. (code number 3230)

      Ernest Nister, London 1910 - (Moveable) THE MERRY-GO-ROUND. A BOOK OF CHANGING PICTURES. (code number 3230). London: Ernest Nister, circa 1910. First edition. Square 12mo - 6-5/8" x 6-15/16". Brick red cloth backed full color pictorial boards with slight wear to the extremities for what is a lovely copy of the book. Patterned endpapers. Front hinge cracked and back hinge starting but book is still held firmly in binding. [12]pp. Internally the book is in wonderful condition with all pages bright and clean. There are four beautiful full color circular transformation (dissolving) pictures in fine working order. Each transformation is paired with a verse that is further illustrated with a sepia drawing within text. This is a magical book in really lovely condition. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. Rare (not in Montanaro). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling.

      New York. Doubleday, Page and Company. 1910. - This Edition is printed upon special Hand Made paper and Limited to 125 numbered copies of which this is #54. Signed boldly in ink by Kipling to the Limitation Page. Illustrated with 17 full page captioned and tissue guarded tipped in colour plates and monochrome drawings by W. Heath Robinson. Thick 4to. 7.5" x 10". Bound in half Vellum and paper covered boards.Gilt titled morocco labels to spine. Deckled edges. Top edge gilded. A splendid compendium of Kipling's verse enhanced by the illustrative prowess of Robinson's plates. Covers moderately soiled. Usual darkening to Vellum along front join.Spine a bit rubbed with small stain to Title Label.A Very Good, extremely crisp copy with brilliantly luminescent Robinson plates. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Le Livre Des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit

      Eugène Fasquelle, Paris - Traduction littérale et complète par le Dr J.C. Mardrus. Sans date (circa 1910). Huit tomes en quatre volumes illustrés de 156 planches hors texte couleurs fac-similé de miniatures persannes et hindoues, tirées par G. de Malherbe; Texte à encadrements colorés à motifs d'animaux ou de fleurs, en chromotypes gravés par Mulot, Kriéger et Cie. et imprimés par Motteroz et Martinet. T.1: 395 pp. et 27 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.2: 347 pp. et 21 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.3: 338 pp. et 20 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.4: 315 pp. et 21 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.5: 355 pp. et 17 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.6: 371 pp. et 17 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.7: 371 pp. et 16 pll. Ht. couleurs. T.8: 347 pp. + 8 ff. non ch. (table des matières des huit volumes et table de placement des gravures). et 17 pll. Ht. couleurs. Reliure de l'époque en demi chagrin bleu nuit à coins soulignés de filets dorés. Dos lisses ornés de fers dorés en long, de style arabisant, avec fleurons aux angles croissants et étoiles en leurs centres, dorés, mosaïqués d' écussons de maroq. rouges/orangés. Têtes dorées. Superbe exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Dornier]
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        The Digressions of V

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1910. Written for his own fun and that of his friends. Containing the quaint legends of his infancy, an account of his stay in Florence, the Garden of Lost Opportunities, return home on the track of Columbus, his struggle in New York in war-time coinciding with that of the nation, his prolonged stay in Rome, and likewise his prattlings upon art, tamperings with literature, struggles with verse, and many other things, being a portrait of himself from youth to age. With many illustrations by the author. 2 volumes, quarto. Original japon boards, titles and decoration to spines in gilt and to boards in gilt and blue, top edges gilt, others uncut. 6 tipped-in coloured plates, complete with printed tissue-guards, 47 black and white plates and illustrations in the text. Small bookseller's rubber stamps to front pastedowns. Boards and spines lightly rubbed, one wormhole to rear joint of Volume I, fore edges of text block tanned and a little brittle, light partial tanning to endpapers. A very good set. First edition, first printing. Number 231 of an unspecified limited edition signed by the author on the limitation page, and with his personal bookplate loosely inserted, inscribed by him, "Sincerely yours, Elihu Vedder". Elihu Vedder (1836–1923) was an American artist whose edition of the Rubáiyát is considered a landmark in American illustration. His style is strongly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and the mysticism of William Blake. As well as "tampering" with literature Vedder forged lasting friendships with Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Complete Works [Assisi Edition]

      New York: Fred DeFau & Company, 1910. - The Assisi EditionElegantly BoundBROWNING, Robert. The Complete Works. New York: Fred De Fau & Company, [1910]. Assisi Edition. Limited to 100 numbered sets (of which this is number 11). Twelve octavo volumes (8 1/2 x 5 5/8 in; 218 x 142mm). Photogravure plates throughout, including frontispieces, in two states. Publishers three-quarter brown morocco gilt over brown silk boards, with compartments decorated with green inlaid flowers outlined in gilt and with swooping gilt stems. Top edges gilt. Six volumes mildly and uniformly sunned to warm brown. A fine set.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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