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        Simplicissimus. Begründet von Albert Langen und Th. Th. Heine. XV. Jahrgang. 2 Bände. April 1910 - März 1911

      München, 1910 - 1911.. Mit vielen teils farbigen Abbildungen. VI, 436 S.; VI, SS. 437-882, 24 S. Illustr. OLwd. mit farbiger Deckelillustration (Bulldogge) von Th. Th. Heine. Folio. Die Karnevalsnummer zum Schluss eingebunden. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Collected Verse

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co.,, 1910. With illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, pictorial title block to front board, inner dentelles, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With 9 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues and 8 black and white line-drawings. A fine copy. First and only edition in this form, with illustrations by the cartoonist, illustrator and author W. Heath Robinson.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling

      New York. Doubleday, Page and Company. 1910. Bound in half Vellum and paper covered boards.Gilt titled morocco labels to spine. Deckled edges. Top edge gilded. Thick 4to. 7.5" x 10". 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. 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.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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      Date unknown, circa 1910 to 1920.. By the prolific illustrator Charles Robinson, elder brother of William Heath Robinson. Portrait format, image size 175 x 115 mm, 7 x 4¾ inches, extremely pretty picture of a little boy and girl out in the rain, the boy holding an umbrella over the tow of them, the little girl in a huge bonnet and with a large muff, narrow delicate floral border. Signed in the bottom lefthand corner. Clean and bright in large cream mount. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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      1910. JOLY, Henri L. JAPANESE SWORD-MOUNTS: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF J. C. HAWKSHAW, Esq., M.A., of Hollycombe, Liphook. London (Privately printed for J. C. Hawkshaw), 1910. Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is no. 77. Illustrated with 50 collotype plates from Joly's photographs. Each plate shows multiple sword-mounts that are numbered on a tissue overlay; the numbers can be used to identify the pictured sword-mounts with descriptions in the catalogue. Many of the mounts have the name of the maker written below them in pencil. Some tissue overlays are creased or split, and a few are chipped. Quarto. xxvi, 300 pp., + [1] ff. 'Errata on Plates' laid-in at the front and [8] pp. Addenda laid-in at the end. 32 x 26 cm (12 1/2 by 10 inches). Light brown cloth binding with the title printed in red on upper board and a red- and-black printed paper label on spine. This a handsomely produced and complete volume that is being offered as is because the binding has failed: Several of the plates and text leaves are sprung from the bookblock.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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      Valentine, circa 1910.. 6 humorous coloured postcards 'From B. and W. Drawings', captioned in red beneath the illustrations. 'Trapping Whelks' is very slightly worn at corners and has 3 pinholes in the background, small piece of paper adhering to back where removed from album, tiny rub to top corners of 'Snaring Eaglets' and 'Spearing Wild Moth', the rest very nice. A very good set of rare Heath Robinson illustrations. They first appeared in black and white in the Sketch in 1906. See Great British Industries and Other Cartoons from the Sketch 1906-1914, edited by G. Beare, 1985, where 11 of the cartoons in the series are reproduced. Our titles are: Trapping Whelks on the Shores of the Caspian Sea; Spearing Wild Moth in the Canaries; Porpoise-Sticking in Pegwell Bay; Snaring Eaglets in the Highlands; Gathering Whiting in the Yarmouth Roads; Noosing Wild Cats by the Kyles of Bute. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testament & the Apocrypha. Translated Out of the Original Tongues in the Year of Our Lord MDCXI

      London: Ballantyne Press, [1910] Publisher's full sienna morocco. Covers and spines with all-over arts and crafts geometrical design in gilt and blind. . Three volumes, large octavo. Etched frontispiece in each volume, numerous color plates throughout. Printed on India paper. Foreword by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of London," signed A.F. London, dated 1911. Spines slightly toned, some corners slightly rubbed. Still, a fine, clean set. A handsomely produced turn-of-the-century Bible, answering the Lord Bishop of London's prefatory question, "Why should not the Bible be printed as well as the best of books?

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Der Sturm. Wochenschrift für Kultur und die Künste. Herausgeber und Schriftleiter: Herwarth Walden. Erster Jahrgang, Nr. 1 - 36 (ohne Nr. 7, 14, 28, 32) in 1 Band

      Berlin, Sturm-Verlag, 3. März - 3. November 1910.. 290 S. Bibliotheks-HLwd. Folio. 38 x 28,5 cm. Diesch 2838; Raabe 1. - U. a. mit 15 Illustrationen von Oskar Kokoschka. Mit Beiträgen von Lasker-Schüler, Döblin, Karl Kraus, Hiller u. v. a. - Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar. Einband etwas beschabt. Anfangs einige Bll. mit kürzeren Einrissen, einige wenige spätere Bll. ebenfalls. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar des mit zus. 32 vorhandenen Nummern nicht häufigen ersten Jahrgang.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        A History of the British Army (18 volumes)

      Macmillan, London 1910 - Volumes 1-13 (vol 4 in 2 parts) plus 4 volumes of maps (lacks maps for vols 12 & 13). Red cloth binding with gilt spine titles. A very nice set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books]
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        A History of the British Army. 20 volume set

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1910.. Second Edition. Red/gilt hardback cloth cover. VG : in very good condition. Some rubbing and marking. Vol 1 back outer spine splitting. Occasional sunning. Dewey # at spine heel. Occasional minor abrasions. New eps. Bank of England Library Association label on ffep + ex-lib # stamp. Bank of England Library & Literary Assoc. bookplate on paste down, beside neat card wallet. Fold out maps reinforced at folds. Occasional closed edge tears and chips to maps. Age darkened edges. 6 volumes of fold-out maps :: 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6") :: Published: 1910 - 1930

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Typical low cost suburban dwelling contributed to the Curtis Publishing Company.1900. Pl. XXIII

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on 4-ply, wove, gray paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp central left. r& 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 but repaired 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 lower left margin, not affecting the image.& The print has been cleaned and de-acidified.& & Text and title in German/Deutsch.& Dover (XXIII); Storrer (1993) 068 (example) Hitchcock (1942) Plates 61-63; published in Ladies Home Journal, July, 1901

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      London, Duckworth, (1910).. FIRST EDITION (1910), small 4to, 220 x 170 mm, 8½ x 6½ inches, brown cloth, repeat colour plate to upper cover, top edges gilt, 130 pages, 6 colour plates drawn by Rackham and coloured by Harry Rountree for this edition, 12 black and white plates by Rackham also. Slightest rub to head and tail of spine and corners, minute blemish to cloth at lower edge of upper cover, free endpapers expertly replaced in matching old paper, half title faintly browned with minute chip at fore-edge. Very slight occasional margin foxing, contents very nice. Near Fine. These illustrations appeared uncoloured in Little Folks Magazine in 1900. This is their first publication in book form. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        La Spedizione Nel Karakoram E Nell'imalaia Occidentale 1909 [With] la Spedizione Del Duca Degli Abruzzi Nel Karakoram Panorami E Carti [Separately Issued Folding Box Containing Maps]

      Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli [1910-1], 1st Edition. () xiii,471,110pp. Very good. Quarto. Original brown printed paper wrappers with affixed photograph of Karakoram. Some rubbing to wrappers, more so on rear wrapper, with crease to lower corner of rear wrapper. Yellow lettering faded on spine, with some horizontal creasing. Contemporary inscription in Italian on title page. With 194 illustrations, including photographic frontis of K2. Also includes separately issued collection of 18 panoramas and 3 maps housed in folding box bound in quarter vellum and decorative floral paper. Gilt spine label. Staining to edges of box. Some bumping and wrinkling to vellum. The Italian first edition of the expedition of H.R.H Prince Luigi Amadeo of Savoy, Duke of Abruzzi to Karakoram. Complete with the separately issued box containing a suite of large, impressive folding panoramas K2 and surrounding areas. A classic work on the Baltoro region and a most accurate and well illustrated reference source (Neate F26).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Works of John M. Synge Vol. I Plays, Vol. II Plays, Poems & Translations, Vol. III The Aran Islands, Vol. IV In Wicklow, in West Kerry, In the Congested Districts and Under Ether

      Dublin: Maunsel and Company, Limited, 1910. Cloth First edition Fine A Fine Four Volume Set. Octavo (6 x 9 inches, 15.24 22.86 cm ). Original tan cloth, beveled boards, gilt lettering to spine. TEG. Boards very lightly rubbed but tight. Printed on heavy deckled sheets. Light foxing mainly to prelims. Overall a very nice set. The first collected edition of the writings of John Millington Synge. Volume I. Plays. Pp. [1,2] 3-179 [2]. Frontispiece photograph, with tissue guard, of Synge by James Paterson. Finely engraved bookplate of John Thomas; Baron Manners on front paste-down. The plays include: In the Shadow of the Glen, Riders to the Sea, The Tinker's Wedding, The Well of Saints. & Volume II. Plays, Poems & Translations. Pp. [1,2] 3-252 [2]. Frontispiece collotype portrait entitled Synge at Rehearsal Jan 25 1901, after drawing by JB Yeats, RHA. Engraved bookplate of John Thomas Baron Manners on front paste-down. Plays include; The Playboy of the Western World, Deirdre of the Sorrows, Poems, and Translations.& Volume III. The Aran Islands Pp. 256. Frontispiece photogravure portrait (with tissue guard) of Synge by Chancellor. Small engraved bookplate of Constance Manners on front paste-down. & Volume IV. In Wicklow, in West Kerry, In the Congested Districts and Under Ether. Pp. 259. Frontispiece collotype portrait of Synge from a drawing by James Paterson, Edinburgh 1906. Small engraved bookplate of Constance Manners on front paste-down. Catalog Artemis

      [Bookseller: Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books, ABAA]
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        Complete Works [Assisi Edition]

      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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        French Revolution, The

      1910. Off With Their Heads!(But Keep Scarce Dust Jackets On)One of Only 150 CopiesSigned by the Artist[SULLIVAN, Edmund J., illustrator]. CARLYLE, Thomas. The French Revolution. A History. With Illustrations by Edmund J. Sullivan. London: Chapman and Hall, 1910. Large paper copy, limited to 150 sets, signed by the artist, this being no. 83. Two quarto volumes (11 x 7 1/8 in; 282 x 181 mm). xii, [2], 418; xi, [1, blank], 484 pp. Thirty-three black and white plates and 124 black and white text illustrations. Original quarter vellum over natural linen boards. Front cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A very fine set in the original pale blue dust jackets, printed in red."Of the three great political upheavals which have altered the face of the world - the American, French and Russian Revolutions - only the French Revolution has stimulated literary masterpieces which, in turn, have made their impact, direct and indirect, upon millions of readers...They are Carlyle's book and ...Michelet's...Carlyle wrote his French Revolution as a secular 'tract for the times' and as a warning for his compatriots of the frightful consequences of materialism, utilitarianism, and democracy...The book at once captured the English-speaking world, and has, outside France, moulded the popular conception of the French Revolution down to the present day" (PMM).Edmund Joseph Sullivan (1869-1933) was a British book illustrator who worked in a style which merged the British tradition of illustration from the 1860s with aspects of Art Nouveau. He was only 20 years old when he began contributing to various magazines including the Daily Chronicle, The Daily Graphic, The Pall Mall Gazette and Punch magazine.He soon graduated to the more prestigious role of book illustrator. Sullivan's style is comparable to that of Aubrey Beardsley, but is more romantic, without Beardley's acerbic attitude. Sullivan adapted his style to use the faux-Rococo techniques he had developed in order to combine them with bizarre images of strange fantastical figures, drawing on the genre of the grotesque. Sullivan also illustrated Carlyle's The French Revolution, using the same combination of Rococo and Grotesque to emphasize the violence erupting into the decorative world of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette's court.Cf. PMM 304.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1910. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, pictorial onlay to front board of O'Yoné holding her flute, marbled endpapers, decoration to turn-ins gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 40 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues. A fine copy with some light foxing to prelims, otherwise internally clean. Edition de Luxe, limited to 500 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales Illustrated by Warwick Goble

      UK: Macmillan and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1910. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 281 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Beautifully preserved. 40 perfect Warwick Goble plates tipped in. Blue boards with bright gilt lettering and Japanese woman and child illustration. Starting in a few places - but none deep. Blue color to all edges. Just a bit of shelf rub at the board edges. Front and back fly-leafs are age tanned with foxing. Scattered foxing on some pages - but the plates are perfect. Boards are straight and corner tips are pointed. 38 Japanese Fairy Tales. .

      [Bookseller: White Unicorn Books]
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        The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1910]. Retold by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Publisher's brown morocco, spine elaborately gilt in compartments with putti tools, boards elaborately blocked in blind with floral and putti cornerpieces, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 29 plates. Binding rubbed at extremities, spine slightly rolled, some wear to corners and ends of spine, free endpapers tanned. A very good copy. First Dulac edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Deirdre of the Sorrows (Dierdre of the Sorrows: a Play )

      Cuala Press 1910 - First Edition, First Printing published by the Cuala Press. The book is in nice condition with minor wear to the spine. The binding is tight, with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector’s condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1910). Quarto. (xviii), 128, (3)pp., + 30 plates. First trade edition. Illustrated with thirty tipped-in color plates protected by tissue guards and numerous black & white head- and tail-pieces, all designed by Edmund Dulac to have the feel of 18th-century France, when the fairy tales were "at the acme of [their] vogue]" (p. [xi]). Very good in publisher's gilt-decorated red cloth to a design by Dulac, with some wear to extremities, slight bowing and soiling to boards, small amount of foxing to text block edges and endpapers, and small split in gutter of front endpaper. Previous owner's bookplate.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1910. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Dulac, Edmund. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and decorations to front cover and spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with border design in black, tissue-paper guards. Spine and corners bumped, some rubbing to cover edges. One plate (opposite page 32) has a tiny white speck to centre (not sure if it surface paper damage or a speck of paint). Lower page corner tips are very lightly creased. There is some light foxing. Some heavy pencil writing has been erased from top margin of title-page but is still readable from the indentations it has left behind. Contents are generally clean and this is a nice copy overall. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Genus Rosa (25 Parts)

      London: John Murray, 1910-1914. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. Parsons, Alfred. A monumental work by Ellen Willmott, the edition took almost four years to produce between September of 1910 and March of 1914 and is rare to find in its original binder wraps. Specimens illustrated by Alfred Parsons are quite stunning and were all drawn from life in Willmott's gardens at Warley and Tresserve. xxvii, 551 pp. Folio. 137 chromolithographed plates, each protected by tipped-in tissue, black and white illustrations throughout. Published in an edition of twenty-five parts, this set also includes the additional order form with a complimentary plate of a rose to give subscribers an idea of the size and quality of the production; paper has faded on this one piece due to sunning. Parts I-XXVI have no sunning and are encased in a dark grey wrap titled in a dark blue ink. Edition is split into two separate green cloth-covered folios with green ribbon ties. Some wear and fraying at the edges. Part I has a mark from a rusted paper clip on the front wrap and first free endpaper. Interiors clean. Part XXV includes binder instructions and corrected plates and insertions missed as the edition was printed. Text uncut.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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        Charles Dickens Mr Pickwick Pages from The Pickwick Papers with Illustrations by Frank Reynolds R.I. Deluxe First Edition Signed by Artist Limited Edition 1910 in Original Vellum Binding

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. The First Edition has for sale this wonderful Charles Dickens book of 'Mr Pickwick Pages from The Pickwick Papers' which has been illustrated throughout by celebrated and highly regarded artist Frank Reynolds R.I. This is the deluxe first edition which is limited in number to just 350 copies of which this is number 254. The Limitation Page of the book bears the bold signature of Frank Reynolds.____The original white vellum binding bears a gilt and silhouette illustration to the centre of the front board of Mr Pickwick, with the title and lettering also in gilt and surrounded by a two thin gilt lines also in gilt. All gilt decorations and lettering is embossed into the vellum binding.____The thick vellum boards measuring a very impressive 12.50 x 10.00 inches are in Very Good condition being complete but lacking their ties and having marks, which is consistent with vellum bindings from this period.____There are 174 numbered pages, top edge gilt remainder untrimmed, which are in Very Good to Near Fine condition with light browning to the endpapers; a neat inscription to one of the blank pages to the front of the book dated 5th December 1910; and marks to some pages which are small (or in the guttering) and do not detract from the overall attractive appearance of the book.____There are 25 superb tipped-in illustrations by Frank Reynolds R.I. which are all present according to the list of illustrations to the front of the book and are in Fine condition except one plate opposite page 72 which is in Very Good condition missing the smallest of tips to one corner (bottom left) which affects just the thin margin and not the image.____This is a superb Charles Dickens deluxe limited edition book, that has been professionally illustrated by Frank Reynolds R.I. and which will make a wonderful addition to any Charles Dickens or antiquarian book collection.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Frank Reynolds.

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      1910. 1. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE by Richard Wagner. Lond. & N.Y. :Heinemann & Doubleday 1910. Large 4to, 1/4 vellum, brown boards, slight wear to spine label else near FINE. LIMITED TO 1150 NUMBERED COPIES (150 FOR U.S.) SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Featuring 34 magnificent tipped- in color plates and 14 b&w's as well as pictorial endpapers. A beauty, quite scarce in the limited edition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      William Heinemann, 1910.. Limited edn (486 of 1150) signed by illustrator. 4to. Original gilt decorated vellum (boards slight marked; ties missing - otherwise bright VG). Pp. 159 (with previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper; endpapers lightly spotted), illus with 34 full page coloured plates by Rackham. .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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      London, New York: William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page, 1910. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. Signed binding by Bayntun-Riviere. Gilt borders, corner floral designs.Panelled spine with elaborate gilt. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. This is #246/1100 copies in this deluxe edition, SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Slight bowing of covers. A total of thirty-four color plates mounted on brown paper, each protected by a captioned tissue-guard. Some darkening of the adjacent page to brown paper.Blue silk book marks. Head and tail pieces in black and white. Latimore and Haskell pp.37-38.. Signed by Author. Limited Edition. Full Teal Green Morocco. Minor Edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Large Quarto.

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        The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

      Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1910.. Arabesque Edition, limited to 26 sets. Octavo, publishers full green morocco, with elaborate tooling to the spine and panels. All edges gilt. Twentysix plates with tissue guards, each in four states with one state being hand-colored. All edges gilt. Purple silk moiré endpapers. Housed in publisher's slipcases. In near condition with some minor wear to the volumes.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The City Planned (1910), The City Metropolitan (1910), Shakespearian Pronunciation (1911), Towards an Empire of Science (1916), On a Passage in Julius Caesar (1913), Note on a Passage in Anthony and Cleopatra (1913), The New Science Museum (1914), Note on a Passage to Shelley's Ode to Liberty (1914), Wordsworth's Cosmic Poetry (1914)

      [Hammersmith, London: The Doves Press, 1910-1916]. (DOVES PRESS) First edition, with varying limitations. 9 vols., 8vo. . Wrappers, either self wrappers or brown printed wrappers, laid into red cloth chemise . Each signed with initials by Cobden-Sanderson and dated in year of publication on the title-page and with note in his hand "The Doves Press 9 Pa---" tipped onto TJ C-S 1912 watermarked paper

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      London and New York: William Heinemenn and Doubleday Page, 1910. Fine. A stunning binding. Deluxe Edition limited to 1150 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this no. 430 Quarto. ix, 160p. Illustrated by Rackham with 34 tipped-in color plates and 14 black and white drawings. Bound in full dark blue crushed morocco, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and panel ornaments, the covers with decorative gilt frames with large corner ornaments, the upper cover with large inset panel containing a wonderful multicolor onlay reproducing the plate "Freia, the fair one" with Freia at the tree with a cat at her feet Although unsigned, this binding could be the work of Chris Lewis who worked independently and for Riviere.& Riall p. 103.

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        The Importance of being Earnest. A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. Presented by Mr. George Alexander as a Souvenir of his Twentieth Year of Management of the St. James's Theatre, February 1st, 1910. SIGNED BY 'JOHN WORTHING'; 1200 COPIES PRINTED

      [Methuen, 1910]. 8vo., First Edition thus, on laid paper; original green pebble-grain cloth, sides with triple frame border enclosing title, author and presentation colophon all in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. EDITION LIMITED TO 1200 COPIES. This copy was presented by George Alexander to Mr. Waddington with the former's signed holograph inscription on front free endpaper. A separate slip of St. James's Theatre stationery with George Alexander's signed holograph inscription in loosely inserted. Sir George Alexander (born George Alexander Gibb Samson, 1858-1918) was one of England's foremost actor managers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning in amateur theatricals in 1875, he graduated to professional status in 1880 making his London debut in 1881 and playing a wide variety of roles in many leading companies, including Irving's Lyceum. In 1891 he became actor manager of St. James's Theatre, King Street, in the heart of London's exclusive St. James's quarter, where he rapidly secured a reputation for quality and innovation. He staged the premiere of Wilde's 'Lady Windermere's Fan' (1892) and in the following year Pinero's 'The Second Mrs Tanqueray' which brought stardom to Mrs. Patrick Campbell. He was to remain manager for the rest of his life. Alexander developed a particular talent for drawing room comedy, staging many of the finest examples of the genre and employing leading artists (including Alma Tadema and others from the Royal Academy) to design and create the famous St. James's backdrops. In 1895 he achieved his greatest contribution to theatre when he produced the first performance of 'The Importance of being Earnest' with himself in the lead role of John Worthing, a part he was to make his own. The first night, February 14th 1895, was perhaps the most memorable in Victorian theatre, with all seats sold and the Prince of Wales as guest of honour. A tip-off had warned Alexander that the Marquis of Queensbury, father of Lord Alfred Douglas, was intending to sabotage the performance; fortunately the Marquis was deterred by a strong police presence and left the theatre in disgust throwing his bouquet of vegetables into the gutter. Alexander reprised his performance in his revival of the production (at the same theatre) in 1909. Its continuing success prompted him to commission Methuen, the play's original publisher, to produce this special edition to mark his twentieth year as actor manager of St. James's Theatre. Robert Ross, Wilde's original dedicatee, contributed an original preface, saying 'The Importance of Being Earnest does not require any introduction, other than can be obtained by seeing it played by Mr. George Alexander and his well-chosen company. Of the many successful roles which he has sustained so brilliantly during his twenty years of management, I may be pardoned for thinking that so far as comedy is concerned 'John Worthing' is the masterpiece..'. Ross concludes his appreciation with confirmation that Wilde's first holograph draft of the play, presented by Ross to the Trustees of the British Museum, has been accepted for inclusion in the National Collection of Manuscripts. Alexander was knighted for services to the theatre in 1911 and remained head of St. James's Theatre until his death in 1918. The theatre itself, a great favourite with London society, was later owned by Laurence Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh, but changing attitudes led to its slow decline and it was eventually closed in 1957 to make way for commercial development. This edition of Wilde's final and most famous drama, one of the finest and most popular comedies in the language, is notable on several counts. It is signed and presented as a celebration of success by the actor who created the play's leading role, it features a unique preface by Ross, it is tangibly a most attractive and elegant volume, it is inherently very scarce in any condition, and much the more so in this state with the rare dustwrapper. IT IS, IN ESSENCE, A SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH THEATRE. . Catalogs: theatre & cinema.

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        The Works of Victor HugoInternational Limited Edition

      sp; - Boston - Estes and Lauriat19vol.; 9 by 6;, 1910 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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..

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        The Fox's Frolic or a Day with the Topsy Turvy Hunt

      London and Glasgow: Wm Collins Sons & Co Ltd, 1910. Oblong, red cloth spine over yellow pictorial boards with pictures of foxes riding on foxhounds. Unpaginated, undated circa 1910. 1cm tear at bottom of cloth spine, 1cm and 5mm black lines on spine, some rubs and small chips/bumps to edges, slight surface wear/marks to covers. Internally, the front hinge is cracked, and the last page has a 1inch closed tear. Book is otherwise in very good condition, pages very clean, pictures bright, and pages tight. Charming verses and illustrations follow a pack of foxes who are riding foxhounds and hunting humans. Near very good condition.. Hard Cover. Good+. Illus. by Harry B Neilson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The American Woods, exhibited by actual specimens and with copious explanatory text

      Lowville, N.Y: by the author, 1910-1898-1900-1894. Volume I-V only (of 14), octavo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrations. 387 samples of wood, each wafer-thin transverse, radial and tangential sections illustrating 129 species, window-mounted in 129 card mounts. (Occasional natural cracking and warping to a few samples). Text in original wrappers, samples in card mounts unbound as issued, each text volume and accompanying samples within original brown cloth cover in matching original cloth slipcase, with metal catch and bosses to covers. Each contained in a modern brown cloth box with morocco label. Mixed edition. A representative sample of a rare and remarkable work on the woods of America. Volumes I-IV cover all the trees of New York and adjacent states, vol.V is on the trees of Florida. A contemporary reviewer called it `one of the most marvelous and instructive books ever made ' (Art Education). This remarkable work was the lifetime achievement of Romeyn B. Hough, who devoted himself to the study of American trees, and who is best known for his Handbook of Trees of the Northern States and Canada, long a standard reference work in American dendrology. In this work, Hough sought to describe the woods found in America, with a detailed description in an accompanying pamphlet, and with thin cross-sections of actual woods mounted and labeled in accompanying stiff cardboard mounts. These provide a unique record of American wood types, arranged geographically. Generally each species is shown with wood cut on traverse section, radial section, and tangential section. The samples are so thin as to be easily translucent. The age of these specimens gives them tremendous importance from an ecological standpoint, as well as their great interest to students of American furniture and woodcrafts. The trees available to Hough at the time make such an endeavor impossible to contemplate today. Parts I-IV cover New York and adjacent states, part V covers Florida, parts VI-X describe the Pacific Slope, parts XI-XII cover the Atlantic states, and part XIII southern Florida. Part XIV contained a continuation of the work on the trees of Florida with text by Marjorie Hough, using specimens and notes prepared by her father before his death in 1924. Hough explained the unique nature of the work thus: it is `illustrated by actual specimens, and being in this way an exhibition of nature itself it possesses a peculiar and great interest never found in a press-printed book. The specimens are....about 2 x 5 in. in size, and sufficiently thin to admit of examination in transmitted light...Looked at in reflected light they appear as in the board or log... These specimens are mounted in durable frame-like Bristol- board pages, with black waterproofed surfaces...and each bears printed in gilt-bronze the technical name of the species and its English, German, French and Spanish names. The pages are separable...and are accompanied with a full information as to the uses and physical properties of the woods, and distributions, habits of growth, botanical characters, habitats, medicinal properties, etc,., of the trees.. The woods used for the specimens are personally collected by the author… and are sectioned and prepared by a process of his own device'. Complete sets of this work are very rare. The volumes were priced at five dollars each, a high price reflecting the work involved in assembling them. Since subscribers came and went over the 25-year period of publication and many only bought the volume or volumes on the areas that interested them. The rarity of complete sets can be judged from the fact that Stafleu and Cowan record the work as being complete in 6 volumes. Cf. BM (NH) II,p.880 (pts.1-8 only); cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 II, p.341.

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        HOWARDS END.

      - Pp. [ii]+[iv]+344(last blank)+[2]; maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, a trifle flecked and marked, edges lightly rubbed; fore and bottom edges uncut; the free endpapers faintly offset, hinges starting at a few points, a little light foxing and occasional slight soiling; Edward Arnold, London, 1910. First edition, colonial issue. See Kirkpatrick A4. *The first and last leaves are tipped-in Arnold's Colonial Library Series inserts. Filmed by Ivory Merchant in 1992. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1910. 1. PARKER,B. AND N. THE A'S AND THE K'S OR TWICE THREE IS SIX by B. Parker. London & Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers no date, circa 1910. Oblong folio (12 3/4 x9"), pictorial boards, slightest bit of rubbing else FINE IN ORIGINAL DUST WRAPPER! (dw chipped at fold and spine ends). This ia a marvelous tale told in verse about the competition and rivalry between 3 adorable Scottie puppies and 3 wonderful kittens who are neighbors. Illustrated by N. Parker with 24 full page chromolithographed plates plus illustrations in brown line on text pages. A scarce and terrific picture book, rarely found in such beautiful condition and almost never found in pictorial wrapper.

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        Larder Lodge

      W.& R. Chambers Limited. London. W.& R. Chambers,Limited. ca.1910 Bound in half-cloth and pictorial decorated paper over boards. Oblong Folio (9.25"x13.25"). The First Edition. Illustrated with a coloured Title Page, 14 vibrant, full page colour chromolithographs, various duotone vignettes, motifs and page decorations throughout. Decorated endsheets. A charming story in verse concerning the Slim family of foxes and their scheme to establish a seaside Lodging House for the purpose of keeping themselves forever well fed. Brilliantly executed and printed chromolithography. Various usual chipping and wear to edge extremities. Cloth a bit faded.Short professional repair to front endsheet at gutter.Occassional mild offset from several Chromolithographs to opposite pages. A tight, bright Very Good copy.

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        Des méningites chroniques syphilitiques - la lésion des nerfs de la base du cerveau dans le tabes (exemplaire de Georges Guillain)

      Paris, G. Steinheil 1910 Grand in-8° relié, demi-chagrin vert, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé. Exemplaire en parfait état fleurs de coins. [Perfect copy as new, no foxing], 104 pp. et 16 planches hors-texte. Très rare thèse de doctorat de médecine de Clovis Vincent soutenue en 1910 devant Fulgence Raymond, accompagné de Chauffard, André Broca et Henri Claude. Clovis Vincent est le pionnier et l'inventeur de la neuro-chirurgie française avec Thierry de Martel - élève de Babinski Il se rend aux Etats Unis pour s'informer des méthodes du pape de la neuro chirurgie mondiale, le Professeur Harvey Cushing du Peter Bent Bigham Hospital de Boston. Dans la grande tradition chirurgicale française, il y montre son goût pour « la technique et les réalisations manuelles soignées » et devient bientôt un spécialiste unanimement reconnu de l'exérèse des tumeurs hypophysaires et autres méningiomes. Sa dextérité lui vaut l'admiration de Cushing qui, lors d'une visite à Paris, aurait déclaré au doyen de la Faculté de médecine « avoir vu opérer le meilleur neurochirurgien du monde ». Cette appréciation est partagée par la Fondation Rockefeller qui a permis à Claudius Vincent de créer en 1933 le Centre neurochirurgical de La Pitié-Salpêtrière où l'on étudie la physiologie des lobes frontaux du cerveau, puis de devenir le titulaire de la première chaire de neurochirurgie créée à la Faculté de médecine en 1939 ; André Breton et le groupe surréaliste, jamais en retard d'une guerre contre la psychiatrie et la neurologie - alors que Breton avait travaillé dans le service de Babinski - l'appelait le Clovis Trouille de la psychiatrie. Précieux exemplaire de Georges Guillain, le dernier grand successeur de Charcot à la chaire de clinique des maladies nerveuses à la Salpêtrière, avec le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque Comme neuf couverture rigide Edition originale

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      H. FLOURY , Éditeur .-, Paris 1910 - avec 89 illustrations , serpentes légendées .- texte par Marcel Guérin .- Edition limité à 125 exemplaires ( exemplaire nº 120 ) .- Demi maroquin marron à coins , couverture originale conservée .- Très bon état .- very fine .- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les cyclopes (thèse de médecine de la Faculté de Toulouse

      Imprimerie J. Baylac 1910 In-8° broché, 223 pages. Très nombreuses illustrations. Magnifique exemplaire, à peine quelques morsures minimes sur le pourtour du premier plat. Cette thèse de médecine soutenue devant Audebert à Toulouse sera réedité à l'identique quelques mois plus tard chez J.-B. Baillière à Paris. 223 pages. First Edition. A rare study on the cyclops condition among infants, or one large eye on the face rather than two eyes. The condition is apparently caused by a chromosomal defect and the infants rarely live for more than one week although, in one documented case, the child lived for 10 years. This book discusses the medical condition and the history and legend of the cyclops Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        The Emerald City of Oz

      Reilly and Britton 1910 - Nice copy of this Oz title. 16 color plates and some of the best illuistrations ever done for Oz books. Blue cloth , pictorial spine and color paste on. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Five Years in the Sudan

      Hurst and Blackett, London 1910 - 8vo. Pp xvi, 327. Frontis and 31 plates - as called for. Original cloth. Teg. Head and foot of spine pulled. 2 disfiguring stains to front cover. Lacks front free endpaper. Blind-stamped "with the publisher's compliments" top of title page. By no means a bad copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (Heinebach 1865 - 1942 Hamburg). Landschaft von Sylt. Öl auf Holz. Um 1910. Unten rechts signiert. 44 x 80 cm. Gerahmt.

      Links reetgedeckte Bauernkaten, mittig Sylter Bäuerin mit drei Kühen, rechts die weite Landschaft bei teils bewölktem Himmel.- Verso mit Verkaufsschein (um 1910) mit Namen und Wohnort des Künstlers (Strandstrasse 12, Westerland', Titel des Ölgemäldes sowie Verkaufspreis 450 Mark.- .

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        La Maladie du sommeil. Rapport présenté au Congrès de berlin 1910. MANUSCRIT

      Un manuscrit format carré retenu par quatre écrous aux coins où Auguste Marie a calligraphié le titre sur la couverture. 112 feuillets manuscrits écrits à la plume dans une écriture minuscule et deux photographies originales contrecollées à l'intérieur. On trouve en effet la trace de cette communication en 1910 à Berlin, mais elle ne fait que 12 pages. Auguste Marie envisageait certainement d'écrire une monographie complète sur la question. Il avait à l'époque de très hautes responsabilités dans le système asilaire français. Il avait obtenu en 1892 l'autorisation du Département de la Seine d'ouvrir des colonies familiales, dirigeait, depuis 1905, tous les Asiles du département de la Seine hors les murs, c'est-à-dire, outre les colonies familiales, Bercksur- Mer dans le nord, Cambo-les-Bains et Perray-Vaucluse. Il avait été mandaté par le gouvernement français pour faire une vaste tournée au Proche-Orient et en Afrique du Nord pour inspecter les asiles des pays tropicaux et constater également l'existence de maladies mentales propres à certaines cultures. C'est ainsi qu'il s'intéressa à la maladie du sommeil qu'il eu l'occasion d'examiner au Soudan, et à la consommation de chanvre dans le pourtour méditerranéen. Auguste Marie a mené conjointement des études de droit et de médecine. Il commence sa carrière comme médecin-chef à Villejuif, où assisté de son adjoint, Paul Meunier, il rassemblera, quelques années avant Prinzhorn, une magnifique collection d'oeuvres de malades mentaux (aujourd'hui partiellement transférée à Sainte-Anne, l'autre partie ayant disparu lors du premier grand congrès international de psychiatrie présidé par Henri Ey en 1950 où elle avait été prêtée). Ses très grandes qualités de clinicien le firent désigner comme successeur par Valentin Magnan, au service des admissions de Sainte-Anne, où il restera jusqu' à sa retraite en 1930. Grand neuropsychiatre, il a eu des centres d'intérêts très divers. Il s'est intéressé à l'essor naissant de la psychanalyse, à l'art des malades mentaux sur lequel il donne de très nombreuses publications à partir de 1910, il introduit, en l'affinant, la malariathérapie de Wagner von Jauregg. Mais Auguste Marie reste surtout connu comme l'apôtre en France de l'assistance familiale aux malades mentaux. S'inspirant du modèle de Gheel et du boarding-out-system écossais ; Ce sera la création de Dun-sur-Aron, de Chezal-Benoit et d'Azay-le-Château. Vente Loudmer & Le Fur 16 juin 2011 lot 213 expert : Dagobert Asmara Bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        Erène ou l'été fleuri [COPY INSCRIBED TO HIMSELF!]

      C. Marque, Oloron-Sainte-Marie 1910 In-8° relié (23 x 17,5cm), percaline ivoire, 12 pp. non ch., signet. Il s'agit de l'édition originale (12 ans avant la publication de ces poésies en 1922 chez Emile-Paul frères), limitée à 20 exemplaires numérotés à la main, faite à compte d'auteur par Derème lui-même chez un imprimeur d'Oloron-Sainte-Marie, où sa mère possédait une maison dans laquelle il vint se ressourcer toute sa vie. La date de septembre 1910 est imprimée en page de faux-titre. Fondateur de l'Ecole Fantaisiste avec Francis Carco, le poète Tristan Derème signe de son nom d'artiste un bel envoi à. Philippe Huc -son véritable patronyme!): "à toi, Philippe Huc, qui a pensé ces pages avec ma tête et les as écrites avec ma main." Belle écriture, fine, à l'encre violette. C'est l'exemplaire n°20 (sur 20).Est joint une enveloppe datée de 1930 adressée à H. Henri Bouffard, auteur bordelais, dans laquelle sont conservées deux coupures de presse : une colonne constituée d'un extrait d'un texte d'Antoine Riquoir sur « La Maison de Tristan Derème » (publié en 1930) et une colonne de Tristan Derème sur la poésie, titrée « Le Vrai Trésor », publiée dans Le Figaro où il tenait une chronique hebdomadaire de 1927 à 1929. Plus intéressant encore et émouvant est un courrier manuscrit de 3 feuillets pliés en quatre, écrit à l'encre noire et signé par Derème, depuis Cazères-sur-Garonne, le 4 avril 1913 (période au cours de laquelle il était journaliste-chroniqueur au quotidien local Les Pyrénées et publie « La Flûte fleurie »). Difficile d'identifier le « cher ami » destinataire, probablement un autre poète (Francis Carco ? Paul-Jean Toulet ?) dont Derème se sent proche. Il écrit qu'il est en train de relire « L'Imitation [de Jésus-Christ] » en latin, estimant des traductions, « même les plus illustres » [Derème fait évidemment allusion à Pierre Corneille], « loin d'atteindre à la violence et à la magnifique grandeur de l'original ». Un paragraphe vante la beauté de la campagne de Haute-Garonne. La lettre finit sur une précieuse justification du poète sur le « dédain des rimes » que lui reproche son ami au sujet d'un texte paru dans la revue littéraire « L'île sonnante ». « J'ai voulu tenter une expérience », explique-t-il. Derème parle plutôt d'assonances que de rimes et les recherchent pour traduire un souvenir précis, elles s'éloignent quand il s'agit d'évoquer le temps présent, puis la rime revient, les noms se rapprochent quand le souvenir renaît ; les rimes hésitent enfin dans la dernière partie du texte par la comparaison du passé et de présent. Avec dérision, Derème conclut son explication de texte par un : « Maintenant, j'avoue que tout cela est bien subtil. » De dernier paragraphe de ce courrier fait allusion au chagrin causé par une « atroce aventure ». Le brochage intérieur de cette rare plaquette est fragile, les plats sont incurvés, mais l'ensemble est d'un intérêt supérieur. (tv) Assez bon couverture rigide Edition originale Dedicacé par l'auteur

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      Duckworth. London 1910. First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding with the illustrator's name misspelled "Rowntree" on the upper board. Small 4to. hardback bound in green cloth gilt, with gilt decoration to spine and upper board. t.e.g., others uncut. 253pp., indexed, illustrated with many plates in colour and b/w by Harry Rountree. Some slight foxing, otherwise a clean bright copy in Very Good condition. (Shelf 9) NOTE: Heavy Book (1.4 kg+) might require extra charges for postage outside the UK**

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      Blackie 1910. LIMITED EDITION OF 350 COPIES, this one numbered 229, and SIGNED BY FLORENCE HARRISON. 4to., bound in cream vellum gilt. Clean inside, Binding rather grubby and worn. Lacking ties. Sound overall. Could be rebound.......FOR FURTHER DESCRIPTION, PLEASE ENQUIRE. NOTE: Heavy Book (2.8 kg+) might require extra charges for postage outside the UK** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - please come and browse. Credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct.

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