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        Suburban dwelling for Mrs. Martin. Oak Park. Illinois. 1901. Plate XIX

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on 4-ply, wove, tan paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp lower corner.& 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, stained and torn due to damage sustained famous fire of 1914, which destroyed the architect's home and studio and most of the edition.& The damaged piece is in the upper left margin, not affecting the image.& The print has been cleaned and de-acidified.& & Text and title in German/Deutsch. Else very good. Oak Park, IL.& & S. 060, Hitchcock, p. 116.&

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        The Lilac Fairy Book

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1910. Octavo. Original lilac cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 5 plates, 20 engraved plates, illustrations throughout. Some mild foxing to prelims, spine slightly rolled, a little marked, gilt to spine dulled, overall a very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Chinese Quarter: Photogravure from Alvin Langdon Coburn's New York

      London / New York: Duckworth & Co. / Brentano's London / New York: Duckworth & Co. / Brentano's, [1910]. Fine condition.. Hand-pulled photogravure, 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, recuperated from a broken edition of the striking 1910 publication New York, deaccessioned from the collection of The George Eastman House, with their stamp and pencil markings on the verso.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The North Pole

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1910. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Quarto. Original white cloth, gilt, title to spine with the head of a Polar Bear, embossed portrait medallion of Peary to the upper board, and Polar Bear to the lower, top edge gilt the others uncut, lacks silk ties. Photogravure portrait frontispiece and 3 other similar plates, 112 half-tones from photographs tipped onto captioned leaves, large folding coloured circumpolar map showing Peary's route to the Pole at the rear. A little rubbed and soiled, gilt flaked from the cover devices, hinges reinforced with linen, endpapers slightly browned, light toning and the occasional spot of foxing to the text-block, short tear to the map-stub, and a couple of tiny nicks to the fore-edge, overall a very good copy. First edition, edition de luxe, number 2 of 500 copies signed by Peary and R. A. Bartlett. The work that is the basis of Peary's claims to have been first to the Pole. In his history of Arctic exploration, Fergus Fleming describes Peary as "undoubtedly the most driven, possibly the most successful and probably the most unpleasant man in the annals of polar exploration" (Ninety Degrees North, 'I must have fame'). A less controversial, and undeservedly less-celebrated figure is Peary's co-signatory, "Captain Bob" Bartlett. Peary described Bartlett as "invaluable … first, because of his magnificent handling of the Roosevelt; second, because he had cheerfully and gladly stood between me and every possible minor annoyance from the start of the expedition to that day; third, because it seemed right to me that, in view of the noble work of Great Britain in Arctic exploration, a British subject should, next to an American, be able to say that he had stood nearest the North Pole." Bartlett "was widely known as the most skilled of ice-masters" (Books on Ice); having spent more than half a century exploring and charting the waters of the Far North, leading more than 40 expeditions to the Arctic; "he indispensably sailed and sledged for Robert Peary's North Pole assaults, showed great leadership in guiding the Karluk rescue … [and] rescue missions involving Donald Macmillan in 1917 and Roald Amundsen in 1928".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The North Pole Its Discovery In 1900 Under The Auspices Of The Peary Arctic Club. With An Introduction By Theodore Roosevelt And A Foreword By Gilbert H. Grosvenor, Director and Editor, National Geographic Society

      Fine. New York: Frederick Stokes Company, 1910. First US Trade Edition. 8vo. [xxxii], 373pp., Appendix I, II, III, Index. 8 colour plates including frontis with tissue guard, 32 double-sided plates with multiple illustrations, large folding coloured map bound at rear. original decorative cloth, gilt. A Fine copy. Scarce in such excellent condition. ÑArctic Bibliography 13230.& & Narrative of Peary's last expedition, 1908-09, on the ÒRooseveltÓ describing the passage through the ice of Smith Sound-Robeson Channel, the wintering at Camp Jesup, Cape Sheridan, north of Ellesmere Island, and the march on the North Pole, which was reportedly reached on April 6, 1909. Peary's record was disputed by Dr. Frederick Cook, who claimed to have preceded him in 1908, but Cook's claim was ultimately disallowed, and most (early) arctic scientists agree that Peary was the first man to reach the North Pole. & & The map shows CookÕs Bradley Land slightly to the north of PearyÕs Crocker Land, indicating this copy is part of the 1st State of the 1st Printing. Copies of the ÒIce EditionÓ in the First State are Very Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books]
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        The North Pole with an Introduction By Theodore Roosevelt

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1910 - Collation, xii,326pp, illustrated throughout. Complete as index. Rebound in cloth, with leather title label. Binding in excellent condition without any wear. Internally, some dust and dirt marking, about 30 page creased, a few pages slight grubby, a few page with light stain marking to margins. Generally pages in good condition throughout. A good well bound copy. A36 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Memorable American Speeches (IV. Secession, War, Reconstruction)

      The Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1910. Cloth. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green cloth. 301 pages. Frontispiece is a browntone portrait of A. Lincoln. Contents: 10 speeches; notes by the editor. The cloth on the spine is slightly faded. Hardcover, no jacket. Binding is good except for front hinge, which is cracked. Clean, unmarked, has light-moderate cover wear including a small waterstain top front right corner. Gilt lettering and cover decoration of Indian head have little wear. Overall this is a Very Good book. Torn front hinge.\n\nSPECIAL NOTE: The sample book shown below is brought to you by Open Library and is not the book listed for sale. The book shown below is a great example of the book and is offered to you for your reading pleasure.\n\n

      [Bookseller: Lakeside Classic]
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        The North Pole With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

      NF. London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1910. First UK Edition. Sm4to _ 25.8cm. [xii], 326pp., 116 plates and illustrations from photographs including 4 photogravure, large colour fold-out map, 3 Appendices, Index. PublisherÍs sea-foam green cloth, bright gilt spine titles with white stamped polar bear illustration in white ruled border, and white stamped borders and titles with bright gilt medallion portrait on front cover, white polar bear on back cover. A Near Fine copy with no prior ownership markings, no foxing, folds or tears _ a Near Fine Copy. „ Arctic Bibliography 13230. & & The first person narrative of Peary's last expedition in 1908-09. Contents cover expedition organization, personnel, the voyage, the ñRoosevelt'sî passage through the ice of Smith Sound-Robeson Channel; winter quarters at Camp Jesup, Cape Sheridan, north Ellesmere Island; hunting and game including musk oxen; sledging with illustration of the Peary sledge; preparations, organization of parties and his detailed account of the march to the North Pole.&

      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books]
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        The North Pole

      London,: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1910.. Thick octavo, photographic illustrations and folding map; a little marked especially to the blank endpapers and the edges of the untrimmed pages, but a good copy in the original green cloth, gilt medallion on upper board a little rubbed (as common), bookplate after a design by Norman Lindsay. A very good copy of the illustrated London edition of Commander Peary's own account of his historic attainment of the Pole in 1909. With an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The School For Scandal

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, c.1910. Quarto. Publisher's elaborate gilt and red decorative vellum, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 25 tipped-in colour plates within decorative borders. Bookplate to front pastedown, some occasional light foxing, boards and spine a little marked otherwise a bright clean copy in excellent condition. Edition de luxe, limited to 350 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Provenca ; Poems Selected from Personae, Exultations, and Canzoniere of Ezra Pound

      Boston, Small, Maynard And Company [C1910], 1910. 1st Edition. Description: vi, 84p. 18cm. Author's 1st book in the USA. Very good copy in the title-blocked boards. Minor generalized wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains quite well-preserved overall given the reasonably fragile nature of the binding. Scans and additional detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      New York: Butterick Publishing, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Mild spotting to the dark green covers. Foxing and a few very light stains to the first few pages. Very Good, lacking the impossibly scarce dustwrapper. Aside from his nearly impossible to obtain scarce first book VENTURES INTO VERSE, this is Mencken's scarcest book. Though not published under his own name, Mencken wrote most if not all of the text. If you want to know Mencken's viewpoints on subjects such as the difference between mother's and cow's milk, there is no better, perhaps no other, place to turn.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Jubilé du professeur H. Bernheim novembre 1910

      Saint-Dizier 1910 In-4° broché, couverture verte imprimée avec le profil de Bernheim gauffré en relief sur le premier plat, 92 pages. Très nombreuses planches photographiques hors-texte présentant Bernheim, sa famille, disciples, élèves et amis. Cette rare plaquette seulement distribuée aux membres de la manifestation le 12 novembre 1912 ne fut jamais éditée dans le commerce. Très bel exemplaire, un petit manque à la coiffe inférieure sinon très bon état Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dejolibelle]
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        The Works of Victor HugoInternational Limited Edition

      sp; - Boston - Estes and Lauriat19vol.; 9 by 6; 1910 - A smartleather setcontaining severalof Victor Hugo's most prominent works. Inspired, like so many French writers of his generation, by Chateaubriand, Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was deeply drawn tothe romanticism of the early c. 19. Once vowing 'to be Chateaubriand or nothing,' Hugo became a pre-eminent Romanticist and Republican, finding himself exiled inGuernsey for many years on account of his political views. His name is one of the most instantly recognisable of French literary canon. Perhaps the best-known of Hugo's works are his first full-length novel, Notre-Dame de Paris (translated as the Hunchback of Notre Dame), and the universally-known Les Miserables. Here we have the lion's share of his most prominentwork, in the form of 19 volumes fromthe Estes and Lauriat International Limited Edition, printed on luxurious heavy paper and bearing engraved , tissue-protected plates and bicolour engravedfrontispieces. These editionsare titledas standalone volumes and small sets, though the most recent binder has chosen to assign them numbers I-XIX. Together,complete 30-volumesets of theeditioncan fetch up to 4500. Each of these volumes is expressed to be from set 491 of 1000. To contain Dreams (in four volumes), Les Miserables (in five volumes), William Shakespeare, Ninety-Three (in two volumes), Notre-Dame de Paris (in two volumes), Hans of Iceland (in two volumes), History of a Crime (in two volumes), and one volume of poems. Nineteen of thirty volumes, collated complete. Condition: In aworkmanlike half-calf binding. Smart with some shelf-wear only. Gilt top edging. Ligt rubbing to some boards. Internally, very firmly bound. Very clean throughout with just some marginal dusting. With engraved frontispieces, title plates, and occasional illustrations throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Encyclopædia Britannica. 13th edition. (11th edition + supplements) 35 volumes bound as 19. [Encyclopaedia; Encyclopedia]

      London - Encyclopaedia Britannica Co Ltd 1910. 35,000pp ::280mm x 220mm (11" x 9") ::Large India paper edition. Consists of the 11th edition + 12th and 13th edition supplements. Published 1910, 1911, 1922, 1926. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination

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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th (eleventh) Edition

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, eleventh edition, 1910. Full Flexible Leather with Vertical Case. Very Good +. Large 4to, complete with 29 volumes, 8.75 x 11.75, about 1000 pages each. The ultimate encyclopedic reference for the historian (or any other scholar who wishes to discover the \"state of knowledge\" in his or her specialty before 1910). When we found that precious edition at a yard sale in Minnesota (more than 40 years ago, when we were a lowly graduate student), we almost wet our pants. Of course we bought it, even though it cost us nearly two months\' rent, and we\'ve been hauling it around with us ever since. Now it is time to pass it on to someone who will love as much as we [the Royal] we did! A Collectors\' item. The interiors of all volumes are about as good as it gets. Original burgundy flexible leather covers are very good. They were very good when I bought them more than forty years ago, and they have received several applications of preservative oils since then. Though a bit fragile, they will last many more decades with care and careful handling. The 29 volumes sit horizontally in a vertical case (of mahogany we think), which has but minor, easily remedied scuffing. The case is included, obviously. Also included, a \"reader\'s guide\" which is bound in tan buckram. This is obviously a very heavy product that is very expensive to ship, and so shipping is negotiable (depending on buyer\'s location and desire for care, security, etc.). The product is undoubtedly too large to entrust to the US Postal Service.

      [Bookseller: Digital Editions]
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      Cambridge U.P.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1910. eleventh. Hardcover. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Books On The Boulevard]
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        Encyclopaedia Britannica Eleventh Edition (29-volume set including index)

      Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910. Hardcover. Very Good. Cambridge / New York: Cambridge University Press, 1910 and 1911. Deluxe edition, in full maroon morocco. Complete in 29 volumes, including Index. Each volume approximately 9 inches by 12 inches. Flexible boards, all edges gilt. Near fine. Varying degrees of sunning to the spines, light rubbing at corners and edges. There are no ownership markings and this is not an ex-library set. Firm bindings, virtually no wear to pages, including the gilt edges. Rarely found in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Le Fleurs du Mal

      Paris: Librairie des Amateurs, Ferroud, 1910. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Red morocco, gilt-stamped lettering on spine, inside gilt dentelles, t.e.g.; with 27 plates by Rochegrosse, and engraved etchings by Decisy in text. Number 1199 from a limited edition of 1200 copies on Arches paper. Signed binding by A. Taffin. Tiny scuff marks at extremities, otherwise fine. Lavish.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        The Ring of the Niblung

      London, William Heinemann; New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.,, 1910 & 1911. The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie; Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods. Translated by Margaret Armour. 2 volumes, quarto (270 × 218 mm). Contemporary brown morocco, spines gilt in compartments, double-line rules to boards and cornerpieces gilt, marbled endpapers, turn-ins and all edges gilt. Tipped-in colour frontispiece to each volume, 33 colour plates to volume I and 29 colour plates to volume II on brown paper with printed tissue guards. Spines very slightly faded. An excellent set. Signed limited editions, each one of 1,150 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information **32 Volumes**

      Cambridge, UK: Cambridge U.P., 1910. 5th or later edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Size=9"x11.75. (full book description) Cambridge U.P., Cambridge, UK, 1910. 11th Edition VG+, Hard Covers, No DustJackets. Size=9"x11.75", Consists of 29 volumes of 11th Edition plus 3 Volume 13th Ed. supplement. Dark brown leather spine(with 5 raised ribs & 2 leather lettered spine labels) & fore-edge corners, top page end gold gilt & red cloth covers. Bottom edges rubbed, 1-4 cover fore-edge corner tips on most volumes either nicked, lightly bumped or just slightly worn, spines very slightly faded on some volumes, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No ink names, bookplates, foxing etc. Contents in fine condition. Volume 29 is a thumb-indexed Index Volume. The 3 13th Edition volumes have dark brownleather spine & fore-edge corners & dark brown cloth covers. Leather nickedhead of spines & top fore-edge corner tips, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No ink names etc. Has COLOR illustrations & was published by Encyclopedia Britannica Co. Ltd. of London, UK in 1926. Total shipping weight for this set is around 265 pounds or 120 Kg. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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      Published by Ernest Nister, 1910 (Circa.). Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Morris, M.. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. A Short and a Merry One! A tale for children about a Persian cat named Mary and a dog named William. Oblong format. Green cloth spine, green paper boards, oblong pictorial onlay to front. 8 full page colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Covers lovely and bright. First gathering a little loose and pulled at hinges. A few pale foxspots/marks else contents bright. White pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with a little loss and a little grubby. A nice copy of a scarce item. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Changing Pictures (4315)

      Ernest Nister, London & E.P. Dutton, New York, 1910. Hardcover. Good/None issued. Good pop-up book. Binding is weak with age and pages are beginning to come loose. All ribbons intact. All but one moveable page is torn where moveable illustration has been moved. Each wheel has been used but charm and beauty of illustrations remain. This is circa 1910 but no date printed. Features 6 mechanical pages (like pop-ups) each page having 2 mechanical wheels with half an illustration. A one-of-a-kind collectible.

      [Bookseller: TwiceBooked]
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        Specimen Book Of the Hoopes Bro. & Thomas Company Nurser

      Rochester Lithograph Co., New York 1910 - Black leather , wallet style binding. Opens up into 8 sections . Rows of plates connected with linen straps. Clamshell case. Used as a nursery sample book. 112 chromolithographic plates in color. Very scarce. Each plate measures 8" x 5.5". Interesting addition to any collection. Scarce. 112pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: History Bound LLC]
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        Nature's Harmonic Unity

      The rare first edition of Samuel Colman's first book on forms in nature, offered with an extraordinary addition of 2 framed, original, Colman mixed media color drawings on aspects of proportion and beauty, closely related by subject, perspective, and presentation to illustrations and text in the book. The 2 detailed finished drawings with underlying geometric figures and handwritten titles, measurements, and commentary are unsigned and undated, but likely executed ca. 1910-1920. PROVENANCE: Art formerly owned by Caroline Lexow Babcock, the distinguished women's rights and world government advocate, a friend of neighbors of Colman. CONDITION: Book: Good+. Drawing I: Fine. Drawing II: Nearly Fine. Frames: Fine. ORIGINAL DRAWING I: Title: "Congealed Vapor, or Snowflakes. Illustrating the Power of the Dodecahedron Over Beauty." A detailed finished pen & graphite drawing of snow crystals with 5 captioned individual examples in 3 colors, light blue, gold-brown, and black, executed with underlying geometric figures on a mounted sheet, measurements around the peripheries of the examples, title in ink below the drawing, 4 lines of explanation in pencil at the foot, one word-angle-crossed out and replaced in ink with word-form. The drawing isn't reproduced in the book. For related examples, see snow crystal illustrations in Chapter VII on Crystallography (pp 75-89). Condition: Fine. Size: Mounted Sheet (to mat margins): 163 x 143 mm (7.44 x 5 inches). Mat Margins (to frame): 49 mm. Frame: 303 x 271 mm. ORIGINAL DRAWING II: Title: "A Design for a Church Window on the Angles of the Egyptian Triangle of 51 Degrees 30" and 58 Degrees." A detailed finished, mixed media drawing in watercolors, ink, and graphite of a stained glass church window with arch in 7 colors, blue, green, purple, yellow, black, gray, and brown, executed with underlying geometric figures on a mounted sheet with exception of the apex of the arch, drawn on the underlying sheet, and with measurements in margins, penned label below the drawing, title in ink at the foot. The drawing isn't reproduced in the book. For related examples, see illustrated text on Egyptian triangles, pp 45-51 and plate 213, "Baptistry at Siena". Condition: Nearly Fine: minor margin soiling and 2 small top margin spots, likely intrinsic to drawing. Size: Mounted Sheet (to mat margins): 202 x 148 mm (7.94 x 5.8 inches) + Arch Apex (on underlying sheet): 10 x 80 mm. Bottom Mounted Label: 10 x 91 mm. Mat Margins (to frame): 57 mm. Frame: 382 x 308 mm. FRAMES: are identical with a raised black line moulding and gilt inner and outer edges. BOOK FORMAT: Publisher's dark olive cloth boards decorated and lettered in gold leaf with a beautiful floral design after Colman on the upper board. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete; [2] pp, flyleaf blank + [2] pp, b/w frontispiece plate (printed on 1 side of sheet) depicting a cathedral facade design, viii, [2] pp., division sheet, 327 pp with footnotes and index; pp 281-323, appendix notes by C. Arthur Coan; profusely illustrated with 302 captioned b/w reproductions of Colman drawings and designs, many full-page, with 22 plates printed on 1 side of the sheet. (Note, contrary to claims by some catalogers, there are no folding plates.) SIZE: 242 x 204 mm (9.5 x 8 inches). CONDITION DETAIL: Owner Markings: penned name with 1920 date of acquisition top of title-page. Pages: clean: occasional top corner bends from handling. Boards: sun-faded, particularly spine: light tip wear. Gilt: bright. Binding: excellent. COLMAN: painted two of the iconic paintings of the Hudson River School and with his close friend, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and DeForest and Wheeler, established the notable design firm, Tiffany & Associated Artists. Among their collaborations are the 1881 interior design for Samuel Clemens' house in Hartford and the 1882 redecoration of the White House. By the early 1900's Colman was preoccupied with his research & writing on aesthetics and the nature of proportion and he withdrew from commissioned work. "Nature's Harmonic Unity" was his first and most important book. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request. 

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        Untitled [drawing of poised hand]

      [Dublin?, c. 1910-20's]. 9 x 8-1/2 in. Charcoal on laid paper. Matted and glazed in black wooden frame, a few spots of foxing, faint creasing and wrinkling else fine. Provenance: Clarke estate . A key motif in the Clarke ouevre--a graceful, slender-fingered hand, here resting poised on the edge of a table. It's conceivable that Clarke modeled this study with his own hand, as Bowe notes the artist's "long tapering fingers" (Bowe, HARRY CLAKRE, p. 23).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLY (In Fine Unrestored DJ with Original Publishers Promo Booklet)

      London: Thomas Nelson, 1910. Wells, H. G. THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLY. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1910. First Edition, first issue. A stunning FINE COPY (with white enamel panel on spine in pristine condition) in a FINE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S DUST JACKET (slight darkening of spine panel, a few other tiny blemishes but a remarkable unrestored example). Complete with an 8pp inserted publisher's original sales brochure for "Nelson's New Novels" which we've never seen before. Adapted into the 1949 film starring John Mills and twice adapted into TV series by the BBC (in 1959 and 1980). While H.G. Wells (1866- 1946) remains best known today for his scientific romances (The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, Invisible Man), he was also an important social novelist in the vein of Thomas Hardy (subversive in his efforts to expose social hypocrisy) and Dickens (Mr. Polly's journey is an Edwardian riff on Dickensian characters). But Wells used comedy as his weapon and THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLY is an upsetting comic masterpiece, one of Wells' finest literary novels. Middle-class Alfred Polly, a Walter Mitty meets Professor Harold Hill shop window dresser (a new profession in 1910) who devours novels and imagines a life of romance and excitement. But Wells uses moral complexity and ironic humor to lead poor Mr. Polly into a downward and increasingly absurd chain-of-events which destroy his fantasies. An important Wells novel found here in exemplary condition, a better copy would be hard to find.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Fine.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Katalog des ethnographischen Reichsmuseums. Volumes 1 to 20

      Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1910. volumes 1-20, original soft covers, quarto, mostly unopened and untrimmed as issued; ILLUSTRATED; some covers & spines chipped or detached, overall textually a very good set. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Forty years among the Wild Animals of India

      Allahabad: Printed at the Pioneer Press, 1910 - Colossal and comprehensively illustrated record of the author's sporting life in India, with accounts of hunting tiger, panthers, buffalo, bison, antelope, and a variety of smaller game. UNCOMMON First edition. Tall 8vo. With 103 plates (of which 67 are colored), 25 sketch maps, numerous illustrations in text. vi, 667 pp., plus [3] ff. ads. Recent full green pebbled morocco, contrasting spine label. Signed by the author on title page, "No. (62) F.C. Hicks, 9-7-10"; with two later owner signatures in top margin. Fine. Czech Asia pp. 104-5 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        16 Original-Radierungen (inkl. 4 Titelvignetten) aus "Die Abenteuer des Chevalier Faublas" von Jean Baptiste Louvet de Couvray. Plattengrösse: 14,5x8 cm, Titelvignetten: 4,8x6,2 cm. Blattgrösse: 31,8x22 cm.

      Georg Müller,, München, 1910 - München, Georg Müller, 1910. Komplette Extrasuite des 4bändigen Werkes bei Georg Müller, gedruckt auf Japan, jedes Blatt von Karl Walser in Bleistift signiert.

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        African Game Trails. An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter Naturalist

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Leather Bound. Two volumes. Quarto. Number 166 of five hundred numbered copies signed by the author, printed on Ruisdael paper by the De Vinne press. Three-quarter pigskin and paper over boards; some light wear and discoloration to the boards, and the leather spines near the joints; still a sound, Very Good+ set. Frontispiece in voluem two inserted upside down. Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        Theodore Roosevelt Signs A Limited First Edition Of African Game Trails

      SB. 2 volumes. 1910. New York. A two volume, limited first edition of African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist signed ?Theodore Roosevelt? on the special limited edition page in just the first book; there were 500 books made, and this is number 228. The book features fifty illustrations, including photoengravers, drawings, photographs, and a map. The works describe Roosevelt hunting adventures in Africa, including shooting rhinoceros, giraffes, elephants and lions. The book is in its original three-quarter tan pigskin with buff paper boards and is uncut. There is light scattered foxing to the internal pages, some wear to the leather spines, and Volume One is rebacked with the spine laid down and Volume II has some expert restoration.

      [Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc.]
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        African Game Trails

      New York, C. Scribner’s Sons, 1910. Description: 12 v. : ill. ; 24-30 cm. Subjects: Subjects: Hunting--Africa, East. Africa, East--Description and travel. American periodicals. Abundantly photo illustrated throughout. Bound in paper-labelled buckram. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        AFRICAN GAME TRAILS An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good+. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Mild wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Green boards showing herd of elephants. Conkey label to copyright page. One of two variants to first edition. top edge gilt ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 583 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        GOLF ILLUSTRATED. With which is incorporated "Golf"

      London, Golf Illustrated Ltd, (1910).. Volume XLIV, from 25th March 1910 to 17th June 1910, numbers 563-575. 4to, 335 x 240 mm, 13 x 9½ inches, profusely illustrated with photographs and cartoons mainly by Tony Wilkinson, plus many adverts, most illustrated, pages (4) - general title page and index, 284, in original publisher's orange cloth, ruled in black on upper cover and spine, gilt lettered with 2 gilt golf ornaments to upper cover, gilt lettered spine. Spine faded and lightly soiled, slightly worn at head and tail with tiny nicks and tiny chips to cloth, covers lightly marked, gilt on spine and upper cover partly rubbed away, occasional slight rippling to pages, contents otherwise clean and bright. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of 12 issues of a very rare periodical, packed with fascinating articles on the game, the players, their clubs around the country and abroad, and their tournaments. Golf Illustrated is described as the Official Organ of the Professional Golfers' Association. This weekly periodical was started in 1890 under the title Golf and continued from 1899 under the title Golf Illustrated. The American periodical of the same title did not appear until 1914. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie; [together with:] Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

      London: William Heinemann,, 1910-11. The Ring of the Niblung. A Trilogy with a Prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 2 volumes, quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, rule to boards, pictorial block to front boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With 64 tipped in colour plates and 23 black and white line drawings. Some mild spotting to a few leaves, an excellent copy. Signed limited editions, each one of 1,150 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      n.p., ca. 1910. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Image size 22 1/4 x 15 inches. Fine condition . A splendid drawing showing Huck and the old Welshman sitting in the latter's parlor at the moment Huck realizes the man has seen through his story of having seen a deaf and dumb Spaniard (in reality, Injun Joe). In pencil on the lower margin and on the back of the drawing are written the words, taken from the novel, "Huck had made another terrible mistake"--presumably the picture's intended caption. In the book, this has been changed to "My boy, don't be afraid of me". A FINE AND DRAMATIC ILLUSTRATION TO TWAIN'S CLASSIC WORK

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Modern Development of the Dry Fly. The new dry fly patterns, the manipulation of dressing them, and practical experiences of their use

      London: George Routledge, [1910]. First trade edition. 8vo. Illustrated. viii, 219 pp. Bound in three quarters green morocco and green cloth boards, with gilt emblematic tooling on the spine, t.e.g., by Bayntun. Very fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Letter That Launched Woodrow Wilson's Meteoric Political Career

      The Letter That Launched Woodrow Wilson's Meteoric Political Career.& & Cited in his biography, this letter helped to secure him the gubernatorial nomination& & Wilson was a lifelong academic and college president. During the first decade of the 20th century, he made the newspapers for his notable reforms at Princeton University and for trying (unsuccessfully) to break up its elite eating clubs. During his years as Princeton president, he had grown increasingly progressive and had come to believe that politics was good and that government could be a constructive and beneficial force. This was an era when reform was in the air, and independent men not beholden to party bosses or special interests were enormously popular, so Wilson's activities at Princeton led to his name being mentioned as a gubernatorial prospect in New Jersey in 1910. The Democratic Party could not help but note Wilson's popularity and grew interested in him. However, the Democrats were as afraid of Wilson's sidestepping the party or trying to smash its organization as they were impressed by his popularity. For his part, by mid-1910, Wilson was ready to leave Princeton. In June of that year, Jim Smith, the powerful Democratic boss of Essex County, took a trip westward and spoke with Democratic governors along the way. He was surprised to find that they knew of Wilson and shocked that they were actually mentioning him as a potential presidential candidate. The New Jersey Democratic Party organization was in a quandry; it clearly had a candidate who could get votes, but would he destroy the machine if nominated? It turned to a friend for help in finding out. When Smith reached Chicago, he met with that city's boss, Roger Sullivan, and another powerful politico, John M. Harlan. Harlan, son of one U.S. Supreme Court Justice and father of another, was an old friend of Wilson from the days they were at Princeton together. According to August Heckscher in his biography Woodrow Wilson, when Smith stated his doubts about Wilson's intentions, Harlan offered to act as an intermediary. He wrote his friend Wilson and asked if he were elected governor, would he set about "fighting and breaking down the existing Democratic organization and replacing it with one of his own?" Heckscher goes on to quote this letter, stating that Wilson's response reassured the party organization, leading to his nomination for governor a few months later. & & Typed Letter Signed on Princeton University letterhead, June 23, 1910, to John M. Harlan, accommodating the Democratic Party while at the same time staking out a completely independent position and leaving himself free to act. "I owe you an apology for not having replied sooner to yours of June 11th. The Commencement season began, as you know, on June 10th, and ever since it began I have been in the throes of the busiest part of the season. I need not say that I read your letter with the greatest interest. I would be perfectly willing to assure Mr. Smith that I would not, if elected Governor, set about'fighting and breaking down the existing Democratic organization and replacing it with one of my own.' The last thing I should think of would be building up a machine of my own. So long as the existing Democratic organization was willing to work with thorough heartiness for such policies as would re-establish the reputation of the State and the credit of the Democratic party in serving the State, I should deem myself inexcusable for antagonizing it, so long as I was left absolutely free in the matter of measures and men. I have been so extremely busy and business has brought me so near the eve of my vacation, that I do not see how it would be quite possible for me to arrange to lunch with Mr. Hurley and Mr. Smith in New York, but I should be very pleased to do so if it should turn out to be possible. My address will be care of Miss Florence Griswold, Lyme, Conn. I deeply appreciate your kindness in keeping these political matters in mind. You are certainly most generous and I appreciate your interest and friendship very warmly indeed. It seems to me as if the developments in Princeton make it pretty certain that my duty lies here in the immediate future and not in the political field, but I am as eager as ever to do anything that is possible, consistent with my other obligations, to help forward the rehabilitation of the great party in which I have always believed." Here, Wilson does agree to work through the party organization but qualifies it by stating that the organization must "reestablish" its credit (in other words credibility, by becoming more honest and less boss-controlled) and leave him free "as to measures and men" (which amounts to control of appointments and legislation). This letter led to Wilson's election as governor in November 1910, and less than three years after this letter launched his political career, a college president took the oath of office as president of the United States, a startling rise to power.

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      Boston: Proscilla Publishing Co., 1910. Rather heavy wear and spotting to covers, some looseness at inner hinges, but still quite sound. First edition Oblong quarto. 8p, viii, 576p. Illustrated with many photos. Gilt-titled green cloth with photo mounted on upper cover. Subtitle "The Clifton Conference".& Subject chapters include many on various Black church sects, "Two Hundred and Fifty-Nine Institutions for the Education of the Negro -- Name, location, denomination, date when founded, number of students, etc." , most being well illustrated with photos. & Includes a larger section of biographical sketches of 32 bishops of Methodist churches, including Abraham Grant who presides over all the western states. Many of the bishops contribute accompanying essays on "The Greatest Needs of the Negro Race", though Grant does not.& The section on business and professional life includes: The National Negro Business League, "Biographical Sketches and Portraits of One Hundred and Fifty Negro and Professional Men" including W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, artist Henry O. Tanner, realtor J.B. Bell of Houston and farmers J.C. Myers of Tyler, and R.L. Smith of Paris, TX, and Topeka publisher Nick Chiles, "Prominent Graduates from Fifty Institutions", various black publishing houses, The Colored Young Men's Christian Association. Booker T. Washington is profiled and contributes the essay "The Bible in Negro Education".& Work 583.& Rare.

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