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      n.p., ca. 1910. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Image size 21 x 14 1/2 inches. Fine condition . A beautifully drawn depiction of the schoolroom scene where Tom, made to sit with the girls, shields the picture he is drawing from Becky Thatcher's inquisitive stare as she whispers "Let me see it". A SPLENDID DRAWING FOR TWAIN'S CLASSIC

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        The book of decorative furniture : its form, colour, & history / by Edwin Foley [complete in 2 volumes]

      London : T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1910-11, 1910. 1st Edition. Physical description: 2 v. : illus., mounted col. pl., fold. tables. ; 31 cm. Subjects: Furniture -- History -- Decoration and ornament. Notes: "Glossary of terms": v. 2, p. 387-395. Process illus. (incl. many chromo). "Classified bibliography": v. 2, p. 385-386. "... with one hundred reproductions in full-colour facsimile of drawings by the author, and one thousand text illustrations; correlated charts of British woodwork styles and contemporaries; decorative furnishing asscessories; principal trees; &c., &c." --title page. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Professionally recased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Gilt title and motif to front panel. Some dust-toning and scuffs to boards as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Burning Daylight [1st Ed. w/ 3 signatures & laid in ephemera]

      New York: The MacMillan Company, 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

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        Rathaus und Ratswaage vom Stadtmarkt aus

      Aquarellierte Federzeichnung von Carl Bruns 1910. 39x57.5 cm. Größe des Zeichenkartons 51,3 x 67 cm. - Blick auf die zweigeschossisgen Fachwerkbauten mit dem Fachwerkhaus Stadtmarkt 1 des Kaufmanns Hermann Bokemüller, Geschäft für Kolonialwaren, Cigarren und Conserven. In frischen, ansprechenden Farben gezeichnetes Blatt, das die dargestellten Gebäude detailreich wiedergibt. Die sauber und mit großer Sorgfalt ausgeführte Zeichnung ist unten links vom Künster signiert und datiert. Der Himmel ist über die ganze Blattbreite in Aquarell ausgeführt. Im Blattrand sind vom Künstler mit Bleistift eingezeichnete Begrenzungslinien, Hilfsmittel für den Blattaufbau, erkennbar.Carl Bruns war gemäß einem Eintrag im Wolfenbütteler Adressbuch von 1896 als Zeichenlehrer tätig und wohnte in der Brauergildenstraße 8.

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        The Golf Courses Of The British Isles

      London: Duckworth & Co.. Very Good-; Slight loss of color at spine ends, small bump on one . corner and short tear in cloth at another corner, some pages crudely . opened, overall an attractive clean copy.. [1910]. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Dark green publisher's cloth with ornate gilt title on spine and front board, deckle edges, [8], 253, [1]p., sixty four illustrations from paintings by Harry Rountree,titled on issue paper (48 in color), index. **Donovan & Murdock #14410. The Irish courses were dropped from the second edition. With the signature of Charles Macpherson on end-paper. .

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        The Ring of the Niblung. A Trilogy with a Prelude

      London: William Heinemann,, 1910-11. The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie. Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 2 volumes, small quarto (231 × 172 mm). Contemporary brown morocco by Bayntun, spines gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, boards gilt panelled with dagger cornerpieces, turn-ins and all edges gilt. Tipped-in colour frontispiece to each volume, 33 plates to volume I, 29 plates to volume II. A few minor scuffs to boards, some toning to margins of contents. An excellent set. First Rackham trade editions. A handsomely bound set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1910. 2. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. ANIMALS' SCHOOL TREAT by Clifton Bingham. London: Dean, circa 1910. 4to (9 x 11 1/2"), pictorial cloth, some mild cover soil and slight edge wear else clean and VG+. 24 pages of fabulous color illustrations of fanciful animals by Aldin are accompanied by verse by Bingham. A rare title.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Genealogical and Family History of Central New York A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth

      New York, NY: Lewis Hist. Publishing Co., 1910. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Size=8"x10.5. Many B/W Tissued Plates. (full book description) Lewis Hist. Publishing Co., New York, NY, 1910. 1st Edition VG, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=8"x10.5", 1612pgs(Index). Many B/W Tissued Plates. 3 Volumes Complete. Black leather spines with gold lettering a 4 raised ribs and fore-edge corners, top page end gold gilt, marbled page ends and multicolored endpapers. Leather slightly rubbed at edges, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Contents of all 3 volumes in Fine Almost New condition. Great Set. SCARCE in this condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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        London Maps NE, NW, SE, SW

      London: Sifton Praed & Co, 1910. Not Dated Circa 1910 : Bartholomew's Plans of London : 24" x 34 1/2" with 18 panels on linen Coloured street maps. Marbled outers with Labels on which the Thames has been hand drawn in ink. Light wear to edges, small ink spot to top corner of SE, otherwise maps clean. Dark green slip-case with Paper label wear to edges with bottom corner cloth loose. . Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

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        Dame mit Paradiesvogel-Hut, farbiger Original-Linolschnitt auf Bütten,

      o.J. (ca 1910),. - SEHR SCHÖNES, HOCHDEKORATIVES HANDSIGNIERTES UND MONOGRAMMIERTES BLATT in schönstem Jugendstil von dem 1880 in München geborenen Künstler, der sich zwischen 1900 und 1910 in Frankreich aufhielt und sich intensiv mit dem traditionellen japanischen Holzschnitt beschäftigte Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 ca 40 x 55 cm, in schönem schlichten Holzrahmen hinter Glas (64 x 78 cm)

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      William Heinemann. London. 1910 & 1911. TWO VOLUMES. BOTH ARE FIRST RACKHAM EDITIONS. 4to.(10.1 x 7.7 inches). First volume with colour frontis and thirty-three colour plates; The second volume with colour frontis and twenty nine colour plates, all mounted onto thicker paper and with a printed tissue guard. Publishers tan cloth bindings with gilt lettering and decoration to front boards and spines. Illustrated endpapers. A little rubbing to the boards and minor bumping to edges but overall very good copies of these beautiful books.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        North American Index Fossils-Invertebrates - 2 Volume Set

      A.G.SEILER & COMPANY, NEW YORK 1910 - Contains b&w illustrations, some pages are yellowing, library stamps on few pages, on free front end paper there is a previous owner inscription DATE PUBLISHED: 1910 EDITION: I 909, II 853 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: William Heinemann, 1910. A few nicks and scrapes to covers, but still a very nice, attractive copy. First edition thus xiv, 218p. Translated by Florence Simmonds. Illustrated by Maurice Lalau with 20 stunning mounted color plates. Bound by Bumpus in full brown morocco, a.e.g., gilt spine titles, the covers with rules in gilt and blind, including imitation wrap around straps.

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        Mr. Churchill on the Peers by Winston S. Churchill, first edition only printing, bound in Pamphlets & Leaflets for 1910, Being the Publications for the Year of the Liberal Publication Department

      First edition, only printing. In 1910 Winston Churchill was a young lion of the Liberal Party, vexing the British establishment and helping Lloyd George lay the foundations of the modern welfare state. Here is the original 1910 leaflet publishing Churchill's 14 November letter stating vehement opposition to the veto power of the House of Lords. This leaflet captures the young radical Churchill in full flower. "Was ever inequality more scandalous? Was ever injustice more glaring? All classes are to have votes; but only Tory votes are to count. WE CAN SUBMIT NO LONGER TO THIS USAGE. THIS IS OUR LAND AS MUCH AS IT IS THEIRS." The leaflet is two pages, published by the Liberal Publications Department as Leaflet No. 2358 on 18 November 1910. It is bound in a volume containing Liberal Party speeches and pamphlets for the year 1910. The binding is black leather pebble grain spine over green ribbed buckram covers, the book measures 8.25 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide by 1 inch thick. It contains a table of contents indexing by subject the numerous bound pamphlets and leaflets. The book is a fascinating piece of history, containing pamphlets and leaflets of various shapes and sizes, many of which are folded in and, we imagine, are unlikely to now be found anywhere else given their fragility and ephemeral nature. Condition of the bound volume is very good+. The leather spine shows very little wear, retains bright gilt, and the leather shows no drying or cracking. The green cloth top board is clean and bright with virtually no wear. The rear board is also clean and bright overall, but with some scuffing along the fore edge. The contents, including the Churchill speech pamphlet, are in excellent condition. The binding is tight, the pages are exceptionally bright and clean, and the top edge retains bright gilt. No spotting and no inscriptions - just what looks to be some minor bookseller notation in pencil on the pastedown. A rare and exciting find for collectors. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A33.1, Woods A18.

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        A Gentleman of Leisure

      London: Alston Rivers Ltd. 1910, 1910. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.351, including advertisements within the pagination. An early title in the second issue binding of bright red cloth ruled and lettered in black [McIlvaine A13b, Note 2]. Some bubbling to cloth which is a touch sunned, near contemporary stamp and inscription to flyleaf, some browning to edge of text block and endpapers. Very good. A scarce Wodehouse novel in first edition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Stable of the Winslow house, River Forest. Ground plan and perspective. 1896. Plate III

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on 4-ply, wove, grey paper, in gold ink. 15.57 x 25.25" (40 x 64 cm). Text and title in German/Deutsch. Artist's embossed stamp mid-left side. & 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, AZ,. 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 left margin, affecting ta small part of the image. The print has been cleaned and deacidified. Else good. River Forest, IL. Dover (Ia); Storrer (1993) 024; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 25-28; Brooks (1966) p. 202.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Cantique d'été *

      E.Sansot, Paris 30.3.1910. - Reliure doublée non signée de la Vicomtesse de Mentque 27 x 18, plein veau brique, étrange empreinte hantée d'une cohorte de coeur au premier plat, tranches dorées, couverture verte imprimée en deux couleurs (un peu brunie) et dos conservés, couvre livre demi cuir avec titre décoré façon art déco, étui bordé avec plats de papier fantaisie argenté accordé accordé à ce dernier. Belle impression bicolore sous encadrement typographique pour cet ouvrage d'un élégant et imposant format, préfacé par Camille Lemonnier. On y retrouve sous les traits de Sylvius, échappé du "Livre pour toi", l'amour fou qui bouleversa la vie de Marguerite: Paul de Kalbermatten.Bel ouvrage en reliure décorative, assez peu fréquente sur les ouvrages de l'auteur.Et qui plus est d'une autre femme.La totale, soeurettes.Exemplaire de tête sur Japon sur demande très motivée. Édition originale. L'un des 500 exemplaires numérotés sur Feather-Weight, après 6 Japon et 12 Hollande.

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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. Hard Cover. Near Fine. viii, [1]-924 pages plus 13 folding plates bound in rear. 8vo. Attractively bound in ¾ 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. 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 gives us 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. The 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). 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! Many important discoveries first appeared in these journals with monographs appearing much later. Journal appearances are hence the true first editions of many important discoveries in science and technology. We have many other journal firsts available, please inquire.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by Cecil Aldin [complete in 2 volumes]

      London : Chapman & Hall; Lawrence & Jellicoe 1910 - Physical description: 2v.: illus., colour plates, colour fronts.; 28cm. Notes: Title pages in red and black with vignettes. Features 24 color plates with captioned tissue guards and numerous b/w textual illustrations. Genre: Victorian literature -- Novel -- Charles Dickens -- Works. Finely bound copies with the original front and rear panels - rebacked with modern leather spines. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with raised bands and gilt-stamped motifs in the spine compartments. Titles printed to the front panels with gilt-stamped vignettes. Some light dulling and rubbing to the panel edges; bumped corners. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      n.p., ca. 1910. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Image size 20 1/4 x 13 inches. Fine condition . A lively depiction of Tom, as Robin Hood, and his chum Joe Harper as Guy of Guisborne, dueling with wooden swords in a sunlit meadow against a background of large trees; a delightful passage which ends with the words, "The boys dressed themselves, hid their accoutrements, and went off grieving that there were no outlaws any more, and wondering what modern civilization could claim to have done to compensate for their loss. They said they would rather be outlaws a year in Sherwood Forest than President of the United States forever." AN ENGAGING DRAWING

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      New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company, (1910). Trifling dent to rear cover, fine. First edition Quarto. 559p. Illustrated after photos and drawings, and with the Spelman crest in color and highlighted in silver as frontispiece. Bound by Cedric Chivers, Bath in full tan crushed levant morocco with marbled endpapers and doblures, t.e.g., the covers and spine with simple Art Nouveau style gilt decorations, including Tudor roses. The covers, spine and doblures are set with five of Chivers' vellucent pictures - original water colors under the vellum. The paintings include the title, the Spelman crest, Eve's Corner, Gay Bowers, and Middletown House & Spelman Seminary, later Spelman College, was named for Laura Spelman, John D. Rockefeller's wife, and her parents. The rear flyleaf contains ink manuscript notes of the chain of descendants in America including Laura Spelman Rockefeller, parents of Bessie Rockefeller, Alta Rockefeller, Edith Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by Cecil Aldin [complete in 2 volumes]

      London : Chapman & Hall; Lawrence & Jellicoe, 1910. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 2v.: illus., colour plates, colour fronts.; 28cm. Notes: Title pages in red and black with vignettes. Features 24 color plates with captioned tissue guards and numerous b/w textual illustrations. Genre: Victorian literature -- Novel -- Charles Dickens -- Works. Finely bound copies with the original front and rear panels - rebacked with modern leather spines. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with raised bands and gilt-stamped motifs in the spine compartments. Titles printed to the front panels with gilt-stamped vignettes. Some light dulling and rubbing to the panel edges; bumped corners. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        India and Tibet

      London: John Murray, 1910. Green cloth with gilt stamped decoration to front board and to spine. Gilt to head of pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates, folding maps to rear [all present]. Ex libris plate to the front pastedown. "With Mr Murray's Compliments" stamped to upper edge of title page. Some shelfwear to outer corners and head and heel of spine panel, a few signatures just starting, binding is sound.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Publisher's Copy.

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      (ART OF THIS CENTURY). Guggenheim, Peggy, Andre Breton, Jean Arp & Piet Mondrian. ART OF THIS CENTURY: OBJECTS - DRAWINGS - PHOTOGRAPHS - PAINTINGS - SCULPTURE - COLLAGE 1910 TO 1942 - AN EXTRAORDINARY ASSOCIATION COPY . Signed Association Copy from the Author. New York: Art of This Century & Art Aid Corporation, 1942. First Edition 1/2500. 4to. Decorated Cloth Over Boards. Exhibition Catalog. Near Fine./No Jacket - As Issued. 160pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Cover design by Max Ernst. Art of this Century was heiress and prolific contemporary art collector Peggy Guggenheim's now legendary forward-thinking New York gallery that operated from 1942 until 1947. In conjunction with its first exhibition, Guggenheim edited and published this prescient hardbound book also titled "Art of this Century" that featured a cover by her then-husband Max Ernst, original texts by Andre Breton, Jean Arp and Piet Mondrian, and works by the leading proponents of the Russian Avant-Garde, Cubism, Futurism Dada, De Stijl, Surrealism, Dynaton, and Abstraction. The artists allotted one or more reproductions - frequently with their own statements - are Constantin Brancusi, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Paul Klee, Giorgio De Chirico, Piet Mondrian, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Georges Braque, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Leger, Juan Gris, Alexander Archipenko, Albert Gleizes, Louis Marcoussis, Henri Laurens, Jacques Lipchitz, Jacques Villon, Amedee Ozenfant, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini, Kasimir Malevich, El Lissitzky, Theo Van Doesburg, Georges Vantongerloo, Antoine Pevsner, Naum Gabo, Cesar Domela-Nieuwenhuis, Ben Nicholson, Vordemberge-Gildewart, Jean Helion, Alexander Calder, John Ferren, John Tunnard, Charles Howard, Jean (Hans) Arp, Max Ernst, Man Ray, Kurt Schwitters, Andre Masson, Joan Miro, Yves Tanguy, Rene Magritte. Andre Breton, Alberto Giacometti, Salvador Dali, Lawrence Vail, Henry Moore, Victor Brauner, Wolfgang Paalen, Oscar Dominguez, Leonor Fini, Paul Delvaux, Leonora Carrington, Roberto Sebastian Matta Echaurren, and Morris Hirschfield. A bright yellow, remarkably well-preserved copy of this uncommon document bearing the BOLDLY SIGNED PRESENTATION "To mrs Kate Steinitz with many thanks / Peggy Guggenheim / aug. 6. 1942" in black fountain pen on the half title page in the year of publication showing some light soiling and age-toning, mild fraying to the spine ends, and a few ghosts from removed adhesive labels on the inside covers. The front free endpaper features the embossed ownership label of the noted late Los Angeles-based artist, educator, and Surrealist collector Emerson Woelffer. Steinitz was a Hanover-based artist and journalist during the twenties who became Kurt Schwitters' close friend, collaborator, publisher and eventually his biographer. She was a serious collector of his art who later acted as Schwitters' agent both before and after his death. In 1935 she emigrated to New York, where she curated the "New Americans" exhibition at the 1939 World's Fair. Kate Steinitz is credited in the acknowledgements of "Art of This Century" with supplying some of its reproduced photographs, and is also likely the source of the three exhibited Schwitters works cited in the book. She moved to Los Angeles in 1945 to oversee the Elmer Belt library of Vinciana, which she did until her death in 1975. Her personal library was then acquired by noted local antiquarian dealer Jake Zeitlin, who supplied many rare books and prints to Woelffer - from whose library we obtained this significant tome directly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022345&

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        Photograph album of Scouting, camping, and other outdoor subjects

      n.p., n.d., ca. 1910 - A great visual record of outdoor activities from a vanished America. Subjects include Scouts (some dressed in Native American costume), camping trips, hunting and fishing, canoeing, haying, wildlife, and scenery. With six photos showing the skinning of a black bear Oblong 4to. 236 black and white photos (most 2 x 3 or 6-1/4 x 4 in.), mounted to album leaves. Black cloth. Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Melanesians of British New Guinea

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1910. () [xxiv] 766pp. Very good. Quarto. Publisher's green cloth; spine title in gilt. Spine slightly faded, some shelfwear to crown and foot, joints slightly rubbed with some mild professional restoration done. Former owner's name in ink to front paste-down. Pictoral frontis; 79 plates from photographs, figures in text. A clean copy, plates bright. Extensive study of the indigenous Melanesians of Papua New Guinea. Distincly different from the Papuans of the archipelago, the Melanesians posed an extremely interesting problem to early 20th century ethnographers. An exceedingly scarce copy..

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        Münster. "Münster In Westphalen. Vor der Belägerung." "Belägerung Münster. So ... den 20 August 1657 Attaquirt. und sich den 23 Octobri dißes Jahrs güttlichen Acomodiert hatt." Gesamtansicht von Westen und Ansicht mit Belagerung durch die Truppen des Bischofs Christoph Bernhard von Galen 1657. 2 Abbildungen auf 1 Blatt. Kupfer von 2 Platten von C. Merian aus Merian, Theatrum Europaeum 1667

      28x70.5 cm. - Geisberg 1910 Nr. 35; Geisberg 1932 Nr. 44; Westf. Landesmuseum Mstr. Kat. "Münster" Nr. 24. Mit ausführlicher Legende. Schönes Exemplar, lediglich im linken Teil 2 schmale Quetschfalten.

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        Les tapisseries décoratives du Garde-Meuble (Mobilier National)

      Paris: J. Baudry, Libraire Editeur , 1910 This is a very good hardcover copy in brown marbled paper covered boards and a red leatherette spine. Long ago releaded from a university reference library and bearing a bookplate and small handstamps to the margins of plates. Text by Alfred Darcel in French. Textile examples chosen by Ed. Guichard. 100 full-page plates, including a few chromolithographs. Each plate with descriptive text. No date on title-page, but ca. 1910. Massive reference work weighs 15 lbs. 19" high X 13" wide, 13 text pages + plates. . Hard Cover. Very Good. Ex-Library.

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        Kedgemakooge Rod and Gun Club of Nova Scotia, Ltd

      n.p.: [Privately printed, n.d., ca. 1910]. Tall 8vo. Illustrated from photos throughout. 27 pp. (final 7 pp. ads). Illustrated green wrappers. Fine. Not in Heller . With application for membership laid in

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      Paris: Aristide Quillet, 1910 In two volumes. 221pp. text volume profusely illustrated in black and white, atlas volume containing 13 leaves of color diagrams with movable overlays mounted on stiff boards. Both volumes bound in a brown pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in blue, orange, gold, black and white; decorative endpapers; minor wear to spine ends with one tiny tear to head of one volume. A very handsome set of this guide to contemporary sources of energy for transportation and industry. Each plate with an explanatory leaf describing each device opposite the plate which includes; a compound steam locomotive, a Daimler automobile, a motorcycle and of course, the famed Wright brother's aircraft among others; with an historical survey of aviation with photogravure plates of Lilienthal's first flight and Delagrange's biplane. Internally clean and fresh with no foxing; a fine copy. Moveable plates complete, showing no wear or tears.. First Edition. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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      1910. 2. CHRISTMAS. (MOORE,CLEMENT) NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Akron: Saalfield no date circa 1910. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2"), cloth, [18]p. including covers, slight bit of fraying, VG+. Illustrated in color on every page in typical turn of the century style and printed entirely on cloth. ("They may be washed And the colors will not run, A child can chew them And have lots of fun"). Rare.

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      1910. 1. CHRISTMAS. (MOORE AND NEILL) NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS AND CINDERELLA TURNOVER BOOK. Chicago: Reilly & Britton (1910). 8vo (5 3/4 x 7 1/2"), pictorial boards, tips worn else Fine in dust wrapper (dw with pieces off edge). Adapted from Reilly & Britton's Children's Stories That Never Grow Old Series, half of the book contains Clement Moore's "Night Before Christmas" at the end of which you flip over the book and Cinderella begins. Illustrated by Neill with color covers, 16 full page color illustrations and a few smaller color illustrations for both stories. An especially nice copy, rare in the dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Haus Langendreer nach der Natur." Blick auf die ehem. Wasserburg Haus Langendreer

      Bleistiftzeichnung von A. Lapp ? um 1910. 23.5x31.2 cm. - Unten links bezeichnet und signiert, datiert 21. Aug. Ausgeführt auf zeitgenössischem Zeichenpapier mit Signet. Verso Stempel "Kunstsammlungen der Stadt Witten" und Deakzessionsstempel 1998.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Hand Painted Japanese Book on Toys and Kites - With Original Portfolio

      IN NEAR FINE CONDITION, in a folding portfolio with ribbon ties intact, in Good ++ Condition. Circa 1910-1920. 57 full page, hand painted illustrations (2 are double page), many highlighted in gold, depicting Japanese toys, kites masks, etc. Opposite page in Japanese text, with b/w text illustrations along with the text, for the kites. COLORS AND GILT STILL BRIGHT. Accordian style pages, bound by a single thread in four locations, with silk corners. 118pp, bound in tan paper, with a paper label mounted on. Portfolio made of heavy stock, with hand painted line decorations, paper label mounted on, with original silk ties. Portfolio shows edge/corner wear/tear. Gift inscription inside book, on upper corner, in pen, reads "For Ann and Paul, Bernard." BINDING TIGHT. SCARCE.. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        Fine charcoal drawing, an illustration for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, signed lower left

      n.p., ca. 1910. The drawing measures 20 3/4 x 14 inches. Fine conditon . A delightful scene, showning Tom and his cronies suffering from the effects of their experiments with tobacco and manfully trying to disguise the fact: "I've lost my knife. I reckon I better go and find it". AN EXCELLENT DRAWING FOR TWAIN'S CLASSIC

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        TWENTY YEARS AT HULL-HOUSE With Autobiographical Notes. Limited Edition

      New York:: Macmillan,, 1910. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED BY JANE ADDAMS. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition AUTOGRAPH EDITION LIMITED TO 210 SIGNED COPIES. THIS IS NO. 107. Recased with new endpapers. Original velum spine and paper covered boards with gilt lettering spine and front cover, top edge gilt. Mild cover edge wear. Sm. 4to. xvii, 462 pp. The Scarce limited edition.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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      Boston: L. C. Page, 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. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by Cecil Aldin [complete in 2 volumes]

      London : Chapman & Hall; Lawrence & Jellicoe 1910 - Physical description: 2v.: illus., colour plates, colour fronts.; 28cm. Notes: Title pages in red and black with vignettes. Features 24 color plates with captioned tissue guards and numerous b/w textual illustrations. Genre: Victorian literature -- Novel -- Charles Dickens -- Works. Finely bound copies with the original front and rear panels - rebacked with modern leather spines. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with raised bands and gilt-stamped motifs in the spine compartments. Titles printed to the front panels with gilt-stamped vignettes. Some light dulling and rubbing to the panel edges; bumped corners. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Les muses romaines et florentines.

      L. Vanier 1910 - - L. Vanier, Paris _1910, 14x18cm, broché. - Edition originale sur vergé d'édition, il n'a été tiré que 10 Hollande en grands papiers. Dos passé, sinon agréable et rare exemplaire du premier ouvrage de l'auteur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Paris; Imprimerie Nationale. 1910. Full leather. 4to. VII, 163, [51] pages. 31 cm. Limited edition; number 6/150. In French. “Catalogue of French Porcelain of M. J. Pierpont Morgan”. 51 plates, 50 in color; colored plates accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. Issued in case. "Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 150 exemplaires, numérotés de 1 à 150. Exemplaire No. 6." "Ce catalogue a été publié sous la direction de m. Le comte de Chavagnac, auteur du texte. " - p. 163. Contemporary light brown calf, gilt tooled back, sides with gilt triple filletts and an inner rectangular panel of gilt triple fillets with fleur de lis at outer corners, gilt dentelle and floral inside, by Pagnant. Superbly made edition of the catalogue of French porcelain owned by the financier, captain of industry, and art collector, J. P. Morgan. Subjects: Pottery, French. Pottery - Private collections. Céramique - France. Céramique - Collections privées. Morgan, John Pierpont (1837-1913) - Collections d'art. Light wear to case and light rubbing on edges of binding; otherwise fine. Very Good+ condition. (SPEC-36-22) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese

      17 Kami Negishi & 38 Yotsuya Hommura, Tokyo: T Hasegawa VG+, 1st ed. 3 volumes in coloured contemporary pictorial padded wraps, each with their title within a box to the upper cover, light wear to corners and edges, no titles to spine. Housed in a cloth folding box with ivory ties, no inscriptions, no pagination or dates, but c1907-1910, all with wonderful and vivid colour woodblock illustrations. Vol 1, [6], [24], 14 coloured illustrations, [3] post script. Vol 2, [6], [23] Blossom & Sword Songs, [2] post script, 12 coloured illustrations. Vol 3, [10], [35] Blossom & Sword songs, [4] post script, 18 coloured illustrations. A lovely set. The date "Meiji 41" appears in characters in the Japanese colophon on v. 2 & 3. The "Sword songs" are taken from Chinese-style poems by Japanese writers; the "Blossom songs" are taken from tanka in the Kokinshiu ("Anthology of poems new and old").

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        The Emerald City of Oz

      Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1910). Small quarto. 296pp., + 12ff. plates. First edition, first issue. Illustrated throughout in black & white by John R. Neill, with sixteen full-page color plates heightened with metallic emerald ink. In the Introduction, Baum describes how he wrote this sixth installment in the Oz series by incorporating many of the imaginative and clever ideas that his young readers had suggested in their letters to him. Lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Corners and spine ends slightly bumped and worn, one plate loose, short marginal tear to one page, ownership inscription in pencil on front endpaper, else near fine in light blue cloth with a large, color pictorial label on the front cover.

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        Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales. (Editions de Luxe.)

      London, MacMillan and Co., 1910. XII + 281 pages 40 colour plates tipped in. Bound full red cloth. 4 tome.. Binding a litle worn and spine dirty. However sound. Uncut and clean pages. Old name on flyleaf. Tears in inner hinges. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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      London: John Murray, 1910. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 216 x 140 mm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2"). Six volumes. FIRST EDITION. EXTREMELY APPEALING CONTEMPORARY DARK BLUE THREE-QUARTER MOROCCO, GILT, raised bands, spines attractively gilt in double-ruled compartments with intricate arabesque cornerpieces, marbled sides and endpapers, top edges gilt. With 56 portraits, six political cartoons, and nine illustrations of important places in the life of Disraeli. Trivial soiling to two paper sides, leaves slightly browned at edges because of inexpensive paper, one leaf with minor printing imperfection, but AN ESPECIALLY PLEASING SET, THE DECORATIVE BINDINGS VERY LUSTROUS AND WITH VIRTUALLY NO WEAR, and the text quite clean and fresh. British prime minister, statesman, and father of the modern Conservative party, Benjamin Disraeli (1804-81) was a towering figure in 19th century Britain whose influence is difficult to overstate. Our authors had the advantage of free access to his papers and correspondence, and have carefully documented and analyzed his public life and political theories in the six substantial volumes that make up this work. Our set is given special mention by DNB, which states that "the interpretation of [Disraeli] as a man of the people, who had the insight to appreciate the merits of a policy of imperial consolidation and social reform, became widely held by Conservatives in the 1890s. It was underpinned by the conclusion to the six-volume biography of him begun by W. F. Monypenny and finished after Monypenny's death by G. E. Buckle in 1920. (However, buried in the rest of the work is a great deal of material about other aspects of Disraeli's ideas. It remains the only biography to treat those ideas with anything like the importance they deserve, in a conscious effort to answer Liberal and other criticisms of his lack of convictions.)" The prime minister's private life, however, "was sanitized by Monypenny and Buckle (in whose biography there is not even any coherent reference to [his reputed mistress] Henrietta Sykes)." The present set's appearance is little changed from its original condition, and it would make a handsome addition to any library. Because the work was issued over an 11-year period, there are more incomplete than complete sets in the marketplace, and there appears to be no six-volume set of the first editions currently being offered in decorative bindings, let alone any as attractive and well preserved as ours (ABPC lists one comparable set since 1975).

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        Provenca: Poems Selected From Personae, Exultations, and Canzoniere (Collectible copy, 1st ed, 1st issue!)

      Boston: Small Maynard & Company, 1910. 1st edition, 1st issue, w/ black lettering and border.. Hardcover. 12m0, boards. Ownership signature and small Ex Libris stamp on front blank. Top spine has a tiny chip, about a quarter inch deep; a very light stain to rear cover; a tiny edge ding. Otherwise a remarkably fine copy, lacking the dust jacket. Text has no writing, no marginalia, no highlighting, etc.; no remainder marks. NOT BC ed; NOT ex-lib. Scarce in this nearly fine condition. Pound's first book to be published in America, it contains the best work of two earlier volumes, Personae and Exhultations, along with several new poems. Issued separately in England under the title Canzoni. One of approximately 200 copies printed. Gallup A6a. Probably the best copy available today.

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        Jerusalem: Fleurs de Terre Sainte - Flowers of the Holy Land - Blumen aus dem Heiligen Land

      T. R. Dumas et fils editeur ca. 1910, Beyrouth, Syrie - Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Thick olive wood boards with carved Jerusalem Cross within carved & decorative color border on front cover. Also known as the Crusaders' Cross, it is a heraldic cross or Christian symbol consisting of a large Greek cross surrounded by four smaller Greek crosses, one in each quadrant. Beveled edges. Maroon cloth spine with laid-down decorative titled leather strip. Title-page lettering printed in gold. Illustrated with eighteen photochrom prints by T. R. Dumas in rich vibrant colors and 18 original pressed flowers from various famous sites of the Holy Land (list below). Flowers neatly pasted on card stock, all protected by tissue guards. Photochromes show various scenery and monuments of the Holy Land such as Jaffa, Jerusalem, St. Sepulcre, Mosque el Aska, Mont des Oliviers et Gethsemani, vue Générale de Béthane, Bethleem Panorama, Palistine - Vasques de Salomon, Hebron - vue Generale, La mer Morte, La mer Morte et les Montagnes de Judée, M. Carmel et vue Générale de Caiffa, Damas - Minaret de la Fiancée, Damas - la Derchvicherie, Lac Asphalite, Interieur du Temple Soleil. Photochrom captions in French. Captions on flower plates in English, German, and French. Some surface scratches on boards, rubbing on spine. Small area on bottom edge of front board chipped, vertical crack on back board but holding. Front- and rear endpapers reinforced with white binders tape along gutter. Minor finger-smudges on margins of few plates. Top-right corner of pages slightly bumped. Offsetting from flowers and some creasing on tissue guards. Binding in very good, actual images and flowers in near fine to fine condition. Flowers;1) Flowers of the Holy Land2) from Jerusalem3) from Mount Zion4) from Gethsemane5) from the Mount of Olives6) from Siloam7) from the Tombs of Absalom8) from the Tombs of Kings9) from the Valley of Josaphat10) from Bethany11) from Hebron12) from Mount Thabor13) from the Tombs of the Judges14) from Mount of Quarantine15) from Bethphage16) from Haceldama17) from Nazareth18) from Mount Carmel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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