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        Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1910. First Editiion. Cloth. Fine. Goble, Warwick. 4to - over 9¾. viii, 281, [2] pp. All 40 tipped in plates present. A magnificent copy of this charming collection. Only the slightest of shelfwear. Frontis plate had a neat crease at one point, now flattened but one can see where it was. Very tight and clean, with gilt on original blue cloth binding bright.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        The Digressions of V: Written for His Own Fun and that of his Friends (Two Volumes)

      Boston and NY: Houghton Mifflin Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1910. First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. First, limited edition, signed and numbered by Vedder. This is Number 333 of only 525. Bound in publisher's full vellum, gilt lettering on spine, intricate embossed blue and gilt decoration and borders on covers, T.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Profusely illustrated with over a hundred etchings, engravings, gravures, drawings and photographs, all beautifully reproduced and printed on Japan vellum, some tissue-protected, some tipped-in, and a special original drawing made especially by Vedder for this edition, of which only 525 were printed and then the plate destroyed. In addition to Vedder's signature on the limitation page, this copy has an original four-line holograph poem signed by Vedder in Rome on April 14, 1911. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Elihu Vedder (1836 – 1923) was an American symbolist painter, book illustrator, and poet, born in New York City. He is best known for his fifty-five illustrations for Edward FitzGerald's translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (deluxe edition, 1884, published by Houghton Mifflin). Vedder had a home in Rome and - after the financial success of his 1884 Rubaiyat work - on the Isle of Capri, then a haven for male aesthetes. He decorated the hallway of the Reading Room of the Washington Library of Congress, and his mural paintings can still be seen there. In 2008, the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington organized an exhibition of Vedder's Rubaiyat illustrations that toured several museums, including the Phoenix Art Museum. Vedder describes this book as "containing the quaint legends of his infancy, an account of his stay in Florence, the garden of lost opportunities, return home on the track of Columbus, his struggle in New York in war-time coinciding with that of the nation, his prolonged stay in Rome, and likewise his prattlings upon art, tamperings with literature, struggles with verse, and many other things, being a portrait of himself from youth to age. With many illustrations by the author." . Boards lightly soiled, minor shelf-wear. Bindings and hinges tight and strong, all contents clean and unmarked. An extremely nice copy of this handsome and scarce edition. NEAR FINE. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. xxi, 249; vi, 272 pp. Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books]
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        The Golden Legend

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. viii, 153pp, [1]. Original full vellum, title in gilt to spine and upper cover, upper cover with gilt castle design, t.e.g., original ties. Gilt to spine rubbed, bright to upper cover, covers very lightly soiled. Very light foxing to fore-edge of text block, text and plates bright and clean, two plates creased to corners. Complete with twenty-five tissue guarded tipped in plates. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being copy 67, signed by the illustrator Sidney Meteyard. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Meteyard, Sidney H.. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Charleville-Verdun (Al. & Ret: 240 km). Record du voyage en France. Roger Sommer sur son biplan SOMMER muni du moteur GNOME 20 Mai 1910

      Paris.: Mabileau & Co.. 1910.. Color lithograph with pochoir (stencil) handcolor, image approximately 15 x 29 inches on sheet 17 3/4 x 35 1/2 inches. Discoloration to lower left corner of sheet (outside image area); thin line of light toning to left upper edge; a few light foxing spots; couple of tiny edge tears to upper edge; clean and bright. 'Gamy' is thought to be a pseudonym of Marguerite Montaut, the wife of the French poster artist Ernest Montaut, who died in 1909 at the age of 31. Ernest Montaut and, after his death, his wife, produced posters whose subject matter reflects the era's fascination with speed, on land and in the air. The posters were elaborately produced employing a combination of color lithography and handcoloring using the pochoir (stencil) process. This image, of a biplane flying low over a flat riverscape with speeding auto below, commemorates the record for flying distance in France set by Roger Sommer on his biplane. .

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        Trade Catalog of 500 Japanese Matchbox labels

      Japan:: Shyosei & Co,. Ca. 1910.. Very good overall. A boldly graphic collection of Japanese wood block matchbox labels and labels for other products, bound in the original brown paper wrappers bound with silk cord and in its original full color illustrated envelope. Each label is a tiny gem of graphic design, measuring 2 1/8 x 1 3/8", and printed in various intense colors. Many of the labels are in English with the trade mark name of the manufacturer; some are in Japanese, Chinese, German and Dutch. They include several advertisements for Australian companies, including The Swan Brewery Co. Ltd of Perth, whose label shows a black swan against a red ground, with the name of the brewery on a green banner, and advertising ales and stouts; Humber Bicycle, the Australian Cycle Agency, 229 Elizabeth St., Melbourne; Sandhurst Pioneer Cooperative Co. Ltd, Grocers Wine & Spirit Merchants, Importers of China Glass & Earthenware; Brownell Bros. The Leading House for Drapery, Clothing, Carpets, Etc. Hobart; Bush's Grocery Store & Tea Ware House Corner of Williamson & Myers Sts Bendigo Noted for Bush's Blended Teas; Fine Old Loch Shiel Whiskey McKinnen & Bannister Glasgow. Sole Agent for Victoria J.W. King Daylesford. The labels were printed for a wide variety of countries- on for the Colombo (Sri Lanka) Apothcaries (sic) states their wines & cigars "Can Not be Beaten in Quality or Cheapness"; The Hawaiian Best Safety Match; other labels for companies in Germany, Singapore, Paris, Calcutta, China, Vietnam and of course Japan. & & They are printed in black on colored paper, as well as two color & more, with red, orange, yellow, blue & green ink. They employ a fantastic variety of images from spiders, lions, dragons, elephants, people, bats, tigers, walrus, giraffe, horses, trains, dice, dogs, monkies, cranes, horse drawn buggy, camels, bees, fish, crabs, Native Americans, peacocks, water buffalo & geisha. There are no patriotic Japanese illustrations. Products other than safety matches include: Hirano Natural Mineral Water, Brooke's Soap, Hercules Tea, Brownell Brothers Drapery, and Frossard's Cigars. The subject matter of the labels includes Geisha, animals, children, flowers, birds, circus scenes, dragons, and allegorical figures, while there are no patriotic Japanese illustrations. & & 8vo, 50 pages, unpaginated, each page of the catalog with two columns and five rows of labels tipped in, for a total of 500. With a label laid down on front cover, with woman on horseback and acrobat balancing on a ball, with the text "Manufactured by Shyosei & Co. Japan". The colorful mailing envelope is illustrated in full color, with a montage of different images, including a man and woman in traditional garb; other partially visible images are the masts of a ship, and cherry blossoms. Titles in Japanese; verso with handwritten Japanese characters. Catalog in excellent condition, label a little water flecked, rubbed at edges with some minor insect holes.& & The date of 1910 is arrived at by a review of the subject matter & printing methods employed. They are post Sino-Russian war _______ due to the absence of Japanese patriotic labels, and later match labels tended to be almost entirely red.& & A fascinating collection.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Die Ehe. Eine Diskussion. Deutrsch v. Siegfried Trebitsch

      Bln., S. Fischer 1910.. 8°. 176 S. OPbd. Einbd. leicht fleckig. Mit eh., mehrzeil. Widmung des Verfassers a. d. Titelbl., dat. 1924.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        SIGHTS AND SCENES IN FAIR JAPAN

      Tokyo: [Imperial Government Railways], N.D., circa 1910. With 2 maps and 50 fine color-tinted collotype photographic plates of Japanese scenes and attractions by Japan’s leading contemporary photographer, they are printed on one side only of heavy stock plates. Each with descriptive captions below in English. Oblong, 270 x 370 mm., bound in modified Japanese-style in silk-covered board pictorially decorated by embroidery in colours on both covers, the upper featuring Mt. Fuji, bound together with purple ribbon at the spine, fine decorated silk-backed endpapers. A lovely copy with only occasional mild spotting or mellowing. A beautiful early Japanese tourism book produced for English speaking visitors. Ogawa (1860-1929) was a leading photographer of the period, as well as printer and publisher. He was a pioneer in photomechanical printing and photography in the Meiji era. In 1882, he moved to Boston where he took courses in portrait photography and the dry plate process. He also studied collotype printing in Albert Type Company. Returning to Japan in 1882, he opened the first photography studio in Tokyo. The work was reprinted throughout much of the 1910s in the more common formats with either all or most of the plates in black and white and in more traditionally Western styles of bindings. This is a scarce and beautiful collection.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Le Monde a Vol d'Oiseau: Jeu de Societe Instructif

      Berlin,: A.Sala, circa, 1910.. Game consisting of 4 pp. instructions, six colour printed boards of the continents, 120 colour printed pictorial playing cards; contained within the original box (330 x 390 x 25 mm.), with colour printed pictorial label on upper lid; one card with ink stains otherwise in remarkably fine condition. A question and answer game of geography for up to six players. Each player must attempt to collect twenty matching playing cards relating to his part of the continent (America is divided into North and South) by answering questions on mountains, rivers and towns. The playing cards are illustrated with plants, animals, people and towns on one side and questions regarding relevant parts of the world on the other.There are twenty cards relating to Australia and the Pacific, including picture cards of Brisbane, Collins Street Melbourne, and Sydney, as well as one of an Aborigine, Captain Cook, the Murray River, Lake Eyre, gold diggers, a kangaroo, platypus, echidna, black swan and a cassowary.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        A Collection of Books Inscribed to Rachel MacKenzie

      First. A collection of 11 Singer books, nearly all Inscribed to The New Yorker editor Rachel MacKenzie. Rachel MacKenzie (1910-1980) replaced Katherine White as the fiction editor at The New Yorker on the recommendation of May Sarton. During her tenure at the magazine, MacKenzie was noted for her nurturing and editing of, among others, Sarton, Muriel Spark, Philip Roth, and especially Isaac Bashevis Singer. In Master of Dreams: A Memoir of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Singer's assistant of 12 years and later editor, Dvorah Telushkin, remembers watching MacKenzie work with Singer by reading each story out loud to him, line by line, and how she would sometimes request stronger endings to his stories. At MacKenzie's memorial in 1980, Singer revealed that, "Whenever I write something, my first question is, would Rachel have liked it? What faults and defects would she have found in it? To many of her writers, she will remain the measure of what is good and wrong in all their literary endeavors." Singer later dedicated a special edition of his collected stories to MacKenzie, calling her "a literary leader in the best sense of the word." The eleven books are from 1955-1978 and range from fine to very good condition. All but one are first editions and American printings. Each is lovingly Inscribed to MacKenzie by Singer, except one is Inscribed by Singer to MacKenzie's niece. In addition to the books, a brief Typed Letter Signed from Singer's literary agent Robert Lescher to MacKenzie is included. The collection includes: Satan in Goray, Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories, In My Father's Court, Zlateh The Goat and Other Stories, Short Fridays and Other Stories, When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw & Other Stories, A Friend of Kafka, The Fools of Chelm and Their History, Passions and Other Stories, Shosha, and A Young Man in Search of Love. Further details available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dwelling for Mr. and Mrs. Avery Coonley. Living Room Interior. Riverside. Illinois. 1908. Plate LVI

      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 upper left. & Provenance: The estate of Blaine and Hulda Drake, who were members of the original class of fellows at Taliesin at Spring Green, Wi. They remained close to the master and later moved with him to Taliesin West, outside of Phoenix, AZ,. The corner of the print was damaged and torn off due to damage sustained famous fire of 1914, which destroyed the architect's home and studio and most of the edition.& The missing piece is in the lower left margin and corner , not affecting the image.& The print has been cleaned and de-acidified.& & Text and title in German/Deutsch. Dover (LVIa) S. 135-S.137; Hitchcock (1942) Plates 147-153

      [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 Books.com]
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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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        WHAT YOU OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR BABY

      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

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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.

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        THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, SCIENCES, LITERATURE AND GENERAL INFORMATION

      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.

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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!

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller - edconroybooks.com]
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        THE REIGN OF WILLIAM AND MARY

      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.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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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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