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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        African Game Trails. An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter Naturalist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FINE ORIGINAL CHARCOAL DRAWING, "MY BOY, DON'T BE AFRAID OF ME", FROM THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, signed upper right

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

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

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

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

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

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        AN ERA OF PROGRESS AND PROMISE 1863-1910:

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

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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        Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor [Signed] [2]

      Published by Sampson Low, Marston and Co. Ltd., St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, London 1910. London 1910. Recently rebound in full racing green oasis goat skin, five raised bands with twin black morocco gilt title and author lettering labels to the spine, gilt detail to the boxes and across the raised bands, top edge gilt, gilt boxed line to the upper and lower panels, silk head bands, marble paper end papers. Folio 12'' x 10''. Limited Edition Number 61 of 250 copies. Contains [x] 520 printed pages of text with 16 captioned tissue-guarded colour plates and 1 tipped-in colour plate of Lorna Doone mounted on green card stock which matches the end papers and binding. Just a little dust soiling to the page edges and in Fine condition. SIGNED presentation copy by the landscape artist 'To Arthur C. Faull, my friend and companion of many happy wanderings Chas S. Brittan, April 10th 1910.' Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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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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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING OF TWO CHILDREN OUT IN THE RAIN. Signed artwork

      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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        JAPANESE SWORD-MOUNTS COLLECTION OF J. C. HAWKSHAW

      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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        THE GENTLE ART OF CATCHING THINGS

      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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        History of the British Army. 20 Vol. set.

      London: Macmillan, 1910. - 20 vols. Red cloth. Owners' book plates (Henry I. Shaw, Chief historian for the US Marine Corps). Sunned spines, top of Vol. VIII has tear otherwise Very Good Set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Military Books]
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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

      Macmillan & Co, London 1910 - 6 volumes of fold-out maps :: 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6") :: Published: 1910 - 1930 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [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

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        THE BOOK OF BETTY BARBER

      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.

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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.

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        THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH

      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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        RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE

      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.

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        THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE

      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. .

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        THE RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE

      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.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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