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        With Father Tuck in Playtime - Mechanical Series / Movable

      London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Toronto: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. Hardcover. Very Good. M. Bowley. [1910] Contains 4 full colour stand up plates that drop forward from the page forming a two level pop-up scene. One of the Father Tuck's Mechanical Series books. In addition there are supporting verses by Clifton Bingham with monochrome illustrations. In Montanaro [p.346]. The illustrations are of little children in Edwardian scenes with animals and toys - very charming. Stiff card covers, nicely illustrated on the front and the BACK. 12 pp. 28 x22 cm. Backstrip worn in places. Minor faded stain on outside to bottom corner - not very visible and does not show inside. Personal inscription [1913] on inside front cover. Minor marks inside to a few page edges. Pop-ups in excellent condition - no mis-folds or damage and colours are very bright and strong. Overall a very good copy of an early and hard to find movable / pop-up. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        “She was driven away, beside herself with joy”

      1910. A Spectacular Original Watercolor Drawing by Edmund DulacDepicting Cinderella on Her Way to the BallDULAC, Edmund (1882-1953). “She was driven away, beside herself with joy.” Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing for the color plate facing p. 54, illustrating “Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper,” in The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French Retold by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (London: [1910]). This spectacular watercolor drawing is typical of Dulac’s blue period and depicts a wooded scene with a full moon in the background and Cinderella being driven to the ball in “a beautiful coach all covered with gold,” drawn by horses “of a lovely grey, dappled with mouse colour” and accompanied by a coachman and three footmen in “their bedizened liveries.” Signed and dated at lower right. Image size: 12 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches (318 x 260 mm). Matted, framed, and glazed.“‘Good-bye, child!’ said her godmother. ‘But of one thing I must warn you seriously. I have power to send you thus to the ball, but my power lasts only until midnight. Not an instant beyond midnight must you stay there. If you over-stay the stroke of twelve, your coach will become but a pumpkin again, your horses will change back into mice, your footmen into lizards, and your ball dress shrink to the same rags in which I found you.’ Cinderella promised that she would not fail to take her departure before midnight: and, with that, the coachman cracked his whip and she was driven away, beside herself with joy.”“In November 1910, Hodder and Stoughton advertised Dulac’s newest book, The Sleeping Beauty, as ‘the most beautiful book ever published at a popular price’. (All 1,000 copies of the de luxe edition had been sold out a month earlier)…In painting the pictures [for this book, Dulac] found inspiration for his fairy tale characters’ dress and surroundings in the French 18th century. That of ‘the period’, as Mr. Quiller-Couch tells us in the preface, ‘when the literature he illustrates was at the acme of its vogue’. Such historical and artistic accuracy had become Dulac’s habit as he fashioned the details of his gift books—the binding, lettering style, end papers, pictures—integrating all into a unified whole. The result of this effort was appreciated by the Illustrated London News critic who highly recommended The Sleeping Beauty book for adults as well as children (December 3, 1910): ‘In binding, type, and illustrations, it is all that could be desired’…In the book’s pictures themselves, Dulac’s powerful, zesty and humorous style of the Arabian Nights and the Lyrics is much subdued…Here his technique seems akin to Arthur Rackham’s method of outlining figures in pen and ink and filling them in with colour. The complete illustrations too seem more like Rackham’s than any others of Dulac’s work” (Hughey 23, Comment). “In his painting, Edmund Dulac was ever the experimenter, ever the innovator…From his first to his last picture, Dulac displayed sensational colours, great design impact, orientalism and humor. From among the illustrators of his period, he is known as the outstanding colourist. His special shade of blue was called, with double entendre, bleu du lac. Not only his blue, but his very French talent for unusual combinations of colors, produced stunning effects” (Hughey, Introduction).“After the appearance in 1907 of Stories from the Arabian Nights with fifty plates from his hand, Dulac became Rackham’s chief rival in providing colored illustrations for reproduction by the three-color process for the giftbook trade. His best work, however, is to be found in The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales. His designs for the title story and ‘Cinderella’ have ornate eighteenth-century settings in which some indebtedness to the engravings for Le cabinet des fées can be discerned” (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, pp. 207-209).

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        The Golf Courses of the British Isles

      London: Duckworth & Co., 1910. Green Cloth with gilt decoration to front board and to spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Illustrated throughout with full colour plates with printed tissue guards. Faint stain on upper edge; untrimmed edges browning nicely. Gift inscription to the front endpage. Rear endpage has a few vertical creases, rear hinge professionally repaired.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Harry Rowntree. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Provenca: Poems selected from Personae, Exultations, and Canzoniere

      Boston: Small, Maynard, (1910). Octavo. First edition, second binding. Head of spine bumped and paper starting to split along upper hinge, else near fine. In dust wrapper with wear and chips to extremities. (Gallup A6).

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM Of CHINA. 150 Silver-Gelatin Prints

      ca 1910 - 1920.. Photographs range in size from 1-5/8" x 2-1/2" to 6" x 4"; most are 3" x 4". 22 leaves of mounting stock, with photographs either glued onto the mounting stock, or displayed using corner mounts. Some commercially procured, with white lettered captioning at edge. At rear are found two 6" x 4" photo's by the Asian photographer Theodore Paar Darjeeling: "Darjeeling Cooly Girl" and "Bhutia Begger".. Cloth album, repeating red rose pattern, with oblong format: 7-1/2" x 9-1/4".. Album edgeworn. Most photographs in Very Good [or better] condition,. with the odd one or two lacking a corner.. A wonderful visual panorama of early 20th C China collected by a Cincinnati family who had business connections in Shanghai during this period. The images record many prominent landmarks & buildings, as well as aspects of everyday life, both urban & rural: farming with water buffalo, a barber rendering a haricut, dentist with a patient in the chair, ricksaw driver & fare, camels, sword swollower, street artist, children, small village & rural scenes with geese & livestock, &c, &c.

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        This Map Shows Every Section of Land in the Houston-Galveston-Beaumont District

      Texas: Dorsey Company, 1910. A FANTASTIC EARLY MAP OF HOUSTON SHOWING ORIGINAL LANDOWNERS AND PROPERTY LINES Lithograph Sheet size: 32" x 36" . Book.

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        The Works Of John Burroughs In 15 Volumes

      Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, ca. 1910.. Fine Condition. Titles included are Birds and Poets, Far and Near, Fresh Fields, Indoor Studies, Leaf and Tendril, The Light of Day, Literary Values Ect., Locusts and Wild Honey, Pepaction, Riverby, Signs and Seasons, Wake-Robin, Ways of Nature, Whitman a Study, and Winter Sunshine. Each volume is beautifully bound in half green morocco with marbled boards and marbled end papers. Spines are elaborately stamped in gilt with leaf and floral motifs. Top edges gilt.

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        Poems

      1910. A Majestic EditionLimited to 350 CopiesSigned and Numbered by the ArtistROSSETTI, Christina. HARRISON, [Emma] Florence (illustrator). Poems. London-Glasgow-Bombay: Blackie and Sons Ltd., 1910. Limited to 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist, this being copy no. 14. Large quarto (11 3/8 x 8 7/8 in; 290 x 225 mm). xxiv, 369, [1, blank) pp. Thirty-six mounted color plates on heavy stock, with captioned tissue guards. Thirty-four mounted black and white plates. Head- tailpieces. Publisher's full vellum with pictorially gilt-stamped boards and spine. Original ribbon tie. A fine copy in a canvas dust jacket with spine label. Emma Florence Harrison (fl. 1887-1914) was figure painter and illustrator working in London from 1887 who specialized in illustrating poetry and children's books in a later Pre-Raphaelite style that was influenced by William Morris. Indeed, in 1914 she illustrated Morris' Early Poems. The majority of her work was executed for publishers Blackie and Son.Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is best known for her long poem Goblin Market, her love poem Remember, and for the words of the Christmas carol In the Bleak Midwinter.

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        [Autographes d'exception] Emile Verhaeren sa vie, son oeuvre

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1910. Broché. 12x19cm. Edition originale de la traduction française, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse, il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Précieux et rare envoi autographe signé de Stefan Zweig à Georges Duhamel. Ouvrage illustré de 2 portraits de E. Verhaeren. Dos légèrement insolé, petites rousseurs sur les gardes, un feuillet mal découpé. - Mercure de France, Paris _1910, 12x19cm, broché. - Autographes d'exception broché

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        The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse [Peter Rabbit First Series Number Eleven]

      London: Frederick Warne and Co, 1910. First Edition, [First Printing]. Hardcover. Very Good/[No dustjacket]: A tidy copy. All notable faults: Some light to moderate surface dirt, moderate wear on the corners and edges, some light finger marks and previous owner&#39;s name on the free front endpaper. Dustjacket not present. Book conservation: Internal repair to the head of the lower joint. 12183. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing] [[Quinby 18 and Linder, page 205]].

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        Holland House: Photogravure from Alvin Langdon Coburn&#39;s New York

      London / New York: Duckworth & Co. / Brentano's London / New York: Duckworth & Co. / Brentano&#39;s, [1910]. Hand-pulled photogravure, 6 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. Fine condition.

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        SLEEPING BEAUTY

      1910. 2. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. THE SLEEPING BEAUTY and other fairy tales retold by Sir Arthur Quiller Couch. London: Hodder and Stoughton, no date [1910]. 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), publisher's red imitation morocco with extensive gilt decrated cover, 129p., light foxing on margins of text pages else VG+. 1st Dulac edition, illustrated with 30 very beautiful color plates with decorative borders and with tissue guards (half are mounted plates and half are printed on the page). Features Sleeping Beauty; Cinderella; Beauty And The Beast; and Bluebeard. This is a nice copy of a lavishly produced book.

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        Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales. With Forty Illustrations by Warwick Goble.

      Macmillan and Co, London 1910. 4to. VIII+280+(2) pages. With 40 tipped-in colour plates with protective tissue guards (with printed titles). Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering and and a lovely gilt front vignette of a Japanese woman carrying her child. All 3 edges blue. A well-preserved copy

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        RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE

      1910. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE by Richard Wagner. Lond. & N.Y. :Heinemann & Doubleday 1910. Large 4to, full vellum, some rubbing on spine and cover, ep's sl. foxed else a beautiful copy with silk ties renewed. LIMITED TO 1150 NUMBERED COPIES (150 FOR U.S.) SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Featuring 34 magnificent tipped-in color plates and 14 b&w's.

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        Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, The [and] Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods

      1910-11. Rackham Does Wagner[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. WAGNER, Richard. The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Translated by Margaret Armour. London: William Heinemann, 1910.First trade edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 5/16 inches; 249 x 186 mm.). [2, blank], ix, [1], 159, [1] pp. Thirty-four color plates, mounted on tan paper, with descriptive tissue guards. Fourteen drawings in black and white. [Together with:][RACKHAM, Arthur, Illustrator]. WAGNER, Richard. Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Translated by Margaret Armour. London: William Heinemann, 1911.First trade edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 inches; 249 x 183 mm.). [2, blank], ix, [1, blank], 181, [1], [1, blank], [1, printer&#146;s imprint] pp. Thirty color plates, mounted on tan paper, with descriptive tissue guards. Nine drawings in black and white.The half-title in The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie reads: &#147;The Ring of the Niblung. The Rhinegold: Prelude. The Valkyrie: First Day of the Trilogy. Siegfried: Second Day of the Trilogy. The Twilight of the Gods: Third Day of the Trilogy.&#148;The half-title in Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods reads: &#147;The Ring of the Niblung. A Trilogy with a Prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. Prelude: The Rhinegold. First Day of the Trilogy: The Valkyrie. Second Day of the Trilogy: Siegfried. Third Day of the Trilogy: The Twilight of the Gods.&#148;Original light brown buckram with front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, back cover stamped in blind with publisher&#146;s device, and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge stained brown. Pictorial endpapers. Minimal rubbing to extremities. Slight browning, primarily to leaves preceding and following plates. Near fine copies.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 37-38. Riall, p. 103.

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        Kedgemakooge Rod and Gun Club of Nova Scotia, Ltd

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

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        Poems

      London: Blackie.. Illustrated by Florence Harrison. First Thus. Very Good. 4to [1910] Cream buckram covers with gilt titles and decoration, 36 captioned tissue guarded colour plates mounted on grey card, black and white illustrations, 369pp. Minor wear at ends of spine, pink stain across front board, contents clean and bright. Small ownership name on ffep.

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        POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

      1910. 1. (HARRISON,FLORENCE)illus. POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI. Lond: Blackie, 1910. Thick 4to, white cloth with extensive gilt decoration, teg, front cover and spine fine, rear cover with pale blue markings else, near Fine. 1st ed. thus, illustrated by Harrison with 36 magnificent mounted color plates (on heavy stock), 34 full page b&w illus. plus many b&w text illus. all in her best pre-Raphealite style to accompany Rossetti's classic verse. A lavish production.

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        OPERE.

      In-8 p. Offriamo tutto il pubblicato della celebre collana Laterza delle ?Opere di Benedetto Croce", sia con la mitica brossura color salmone (per un totale di 55 volumi) che rilegati (per complessivi 20 volumi in 21 tomi) L?opera e? cosi? composta: Filosofia dello spirito, 4 voll. I (Estetica come scienza dell?espressione e linguistica generale II Logica come scienza del concetto puro III Filosofia della pratica. Economia ed etica IV Teoria e storia della storiografia Saggi filosofici, 14 voll.: bross. I Problemi di estetica II La filosofia di Gianbattista Vico III Saggio sullo Hegel IV Materialismo storico ed economia marxistica V Nuovi saggi di estetica VI Etica e politica VII Ultimi saggi VIII La poesia. introduzione alla critica.. IX La storia come pensiero e come azione X Il carattere della filosofia moderna XI Discorsi di varia filosofia. I vol. XII Discorsi di varia filosofia. II vol. XIII Filosofia e storiografia XIV Indagini su Hegel e schiarimenti filosofici Scritti di storia letteraria e politica, 44 voll. in 45 tomi: I Saggi sulla letteratura italiana del Seicento II La rivoluzione napoletana del 1799. Biografie, racconti e ricerche III La letteratura della nuova italia vol I IV La letteratura della nuova italia vol II V La letteratura della nuova italia vol III VI La letteratura della nuova italia vol IV VII I teatri di napoli dal Rinascimento .. VIII La Spagna nella vita italiana durante al rivoluzione IX Conversazioni critiche I X Conversazioni critiche II XI Storie e leggende napoletane XII Goethe. Con una scelta delle liriche nuovamente tradotte (due voll.) XIII Una famiglia di patrioti ed altri saggi storici e critici XIV Ariosto, Shakespeare e Corneille XV Storia della storiografia italiana nel secolo decimo nono. I vol. XVI Storia della storiografia italiana nel secolo decimo nono. II vol. XVII La poesia di Dante XVIII Poesia e non poesia Note sulla letteratura europea del secolo decimonono XIX Storia del regno di Napoli XX Uomini e cose della vecchia italia. I vol. XXI Uomini e cose della vecchia italia. II vol. XXII Storia d?Italia dal 1871 al 1915 XXIII Storia dell?età barocca in Italia XXIV Nuovi saggi sulla letteratura italiana XXV Conversazioni critiche serie III XXVI Conversazioni critiche serie IV XXVII Storia d?Europa nel secolo decimonono XXVIII Poesia popolare e poesia d?arte XXIX Varieta? di storia letteraria e civile, serie I XXX Vite di avventure, di fede e di passione XXXI La letteratura della nuova Italia. Saggi critici vol V XXXII Conversazioni critiche, serie V XXXII La letteratura della nuova Italia. Saggi critici vol VI XXXIV Poesia antica e moderna. Interpretazioni XXXV Poeti e scrittori del pieno e tardo Rinascimento vol I XXXVI Poeti e scrittori del pieno e tardo Rinascimento vol II XXXVII Letteratura italiana del Setteento. Note critiche XXXVIII Varieta? di storia letteraria e civile serie II XXXIX Letture di poeti e riflessioni sulla teoria e la critica della poesia XLI Aneddoti di varia letteratura XLII Aneddoti di varia letteratura XLIII Aneddoti di varia letteratura XLIV Aneddoti di varia letteratura Scritti vari, 13 voll. I Primi saggi II Cultura e vita morale III L?Italia dal 1914 al 1918. Pagine sulla guerra IV Pagine sparse. Letteratura e cultura. V Pagine sparse. Biografie. Storia napoletana. Schermaglie? VI Pagine sparse. Postille. Osservazioni sui libri nuovi VII Nuove pagine sparse. Vita pensiero letteratura. VIII Nuove pagine sparse. Metodologia storiografica ? IX Terze pagine sparse vol I X Terze pagine sparse vol II XI Scritti e discorsi politici (1943-19479) I vol. XII Scritti e discorsi politici (1943-1947) II vol. XIII Carteggio Croce-Vossler (1899-1949) Tutta la collezione è ben conservata. Rara a trovarsi completa.

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        EMERALD CITY OF OZ

      1910. 1. BAUM,L.FRANK. THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ. Chic: Reilly & Brit. (1910). 4to, bright green cloth, pict. paste-on, a few small marks on margin of frontis, very slight cover rubbing, Fine, 1st ed., second state with new cover plate. H-G VI.1.2 Illustrated by J.R. NEILL with cover plate, 2- color pictorial endpapers, 16 color plates plus many black and whites in- text. A beautiful copy of an early Oz title.

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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 d/w.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 d/w. IT IS, IN ESSENCE, A SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH THEATRE.

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        ICHABOD.

      LONDON John Milne 1910 First Edition. Futuristic Paranoid Anti Jewish novel by the author of "Amazement" "The Same Clay "etc. " Mr James Blyth has turned his attention from social problems to historical anticipation, and in his latest book ICHABOD he gives a picture of England during the next 50 years, endeavoring to show the results of the present, ever increasing alien immigration.The story is powerfully told, full of incident from cover to cover and is sure to leave the reader, whatever his views may be, full of thoughts" From the publishers blurb. A clean sound copy in orig red publishers cloth [repaired] 8vo.vi(i) 316pps + 24pp catalogue dated Autumn 1909 label of Herbert Gorfin's Blessington Bookshop & Circulating Library to fron pastedown. see Hubin.Moskowitz Spectrum etc.

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        Ungdom. Digte.

      Kristiania, H. Aschehoug & Co, 1910. 64 s. Nyere priv. håndb. helskinnbd. Orig. omsl. medbundet.. *Fine omslag!

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        A New Modification of the Cloud Method of Determining the Elementary Electrical Charge and the Most Probable Value of that Charge.London: Taylor & Francis, 1910. First edition.

      Very rare offprint issue, from the library of Jean Becquerel, of Millikan's famous experiment in which he first provided the definitive proof that all electrical charges are exact multiples of a definite, fundamental value-the charge of the electron. Millikan's experiment is nowadays known as the 'oil-drop experiment' due to a later improvement by Millikan and his student Harvey Fletcher in 1910 - using oil in the cloud chamber - but it was in this paper (although water and alcohol were the liquids used) that Millikan first made precise measurements of the charge on single isolated droplets instead of as earlier just statistical averages on the surface of clouds of droplets.<br/><br/> Although important, the fundamental breakthrough in Millikan's work was not his measurement of the actual value of the electron's charge (in fact he was as close to the correct value in this paper dated October 1909 as he was in the later oil experiment of 1910), but the fact that Millikan was able to produce, isolate, and observe single droplets with electrical charges, and show that repeated measurements of the charges always revealed exact integral multiples of one fundamental unity value. Previous experiments by Thomson and Wilson had in fact revealed the same value of the electron's charge as Millikan's experiment did but their determinations were based on statistical averages on the surface of large clouds of numerous water droplets and repeated measurements on the clouds gave fractional values of the electron's charge. This fact implied to some antiatomistic Continental physicists that it was not the constant of a unique particle but a statistical average of diverse electrical energies. However, in this 1909 experiment Millikan showed that his single droplets could not hold a fractional charge of the electron's but always had a charge that was an exact integral multiple of the electron's (e.g., <i>2e, 3e, 4e, ...</i>). In 1910 Millikan and Fletcher improved and simplified the whole experiment by using oil, mercury, and glycerin as liquids instead of water; they could now observe the droplets for several hours instead of just under one minute and also neglect having to compensate for the evaporation of the water and alcohol droplets. And thus the experiment became known as the 'oil-drop experiment', but the crucial breakthrough had already taken place in this 1909 experiment. <br/><br/> In this paper Millikan emphasized that the very nature of his data refuted conclusively the minority of scientists who still held that electrons (and perhaps atoms too) were not necessarily fundamental, discrete particles. And he provided a value for the electronic charge which, when inserted in Niels Bohr's theoretical formula for the hydrogen spectrum, accurately gave the Rydberg constant-the first and most convincing proof of Bohr's quantum theory of the atom. <br/><br/> <i>'Among all physical constants there are two which will be universally admitted to be of predominant importance; the one is the velocity of light, which now appears in many of the fundamental equations of theoretical physics, and the other is the ultimate, or elementary, electrical charge, a knowledge of which makes possible a determination of the absolute values of all atomic and molecular weights, the absolute number of molecules in a given weight of any substance, the kinetic energy of agitation of any molecule at a given temperature, and a considerable number of other important physical quantities.'</i> (First paragraph of the offered paper). <br/><br/> In 1923 Millikan became the first American-born Nobel laureate for this work together with his1916 determination of Planck's constant on the basis of Einstein's theory of the photoelectric effect.. Offprint from the Philosophical Magazine for February 1910, 8vo (218 x 141 mm), original printed orange wrappers with the Becquerel library paper label to upper right corner, pp [209] 210-228. Exceptionally fine. Very rare

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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

      1910. 1. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS by J.M. Barrie. Lond.: Hodder & Stoughton 1910. Large 4to, brick colored cloth stamped in gold, light cover rubbing, near fine. 7th printing, idential to the first in all respects with color frontis and 49 mounted color plates with printed guards in the rear of the book and with b&w drawing on title. A beautiful copy of a most desired Rackham book (Latimore/Haskell p.27).

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        Nibelungens ring. Musikdrama. 1-4. Öfversättning af Sigrid Elmblad.

      Norstedts 1910-1911. Liten 4:o. (7), 78 + (7), 89 + (7), 108 + (7), 92 s. Med 64 monterade färgplanscher av Arthur Rackham. Tryckt i 500 numrerade ex Detta nr 424 + 154 + 118 + 11. Förlagets vita gulddekorerade klotband med marmorerade snitt på del 2-4. Del 1 Rhenguldet i en nyans mörkare än de övriga tre banden annars en fin svit. Namnteckning på alla 4 volymernas försättsblad.. I. Rhenguldet. II. Valkyrjan. III. Sigfrid. IV. Ragnarök

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        Queen Victoria's Jubilee - Original Limited/numbered Edition

      Private Printing Boston: Private Printing. Very Good+. 1910. First Edition; First Printing. Card Covers. A very handsome unrestored first and only edition in book form, privately printed for private distribution only, limited to 195 numbered copies of which this is 111, not dated, assumed to be 1910 (BAL 3514). Title-leaf printed on lightly calendered paper; otherwise printed on laid paper watermarked Enfield S. Co 1887. Rare; "The Great Procession of June 22, 1897, In the Queen's Honor, Reported Both in the Light of History, and As A Spectacle, by Mark Twain." (from the front cover). First published in the New York Journal, June 22-23, 1897. Reprinted in New York American, May 22, 29, 1910 .

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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.

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        (Barmen 1864 - 1936 Möltenort). Tauwetter. Öl auf Leinwand. (Möltenort ?), um 1910. Unten links signiert. 60 x 74 cm. Gerahmt.

      Verso auf Keilrahmen nochmals eigenhändig signiert und betitelt.- Zum Buch: Georg Burmester war der Sohn des Realschuldirektors Adolf Burmester und Charlotte Henriette Marie, geborene Ritter. Von 1881 bis 1883 studierte er an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf bei Heinrich Lauenstein (1835-1910) und Hugo Crola, von 1883 bis 1889 an der Kunsthochschule Karlsruhe bei Gustav Schönleber. 1886 machte er eine Studienreise nach Italien und leistete 1887/88 seinen Militärdienst ab. Er lebte ab 1889 in Kiel, ab 1895 war er in Möltenort ansässig. In dieser Zeit machte er eine Studienreise nach Norwegen und Kopenhagen. 1907/08 erhielt er ein Stipendium der Villa Romana in Florenz. In der Zeit von 1912 bis 1930 war er Lehrer an der Kunstakademie Kassel. Im Jahre 1917 wurde ihm der Professorentitel verliehen. Nach dem Jahr 1930 war Burmester wieder in Möltenort bei Kiel ansässig und war zeitweise auch in der Künstlerkolonie Heikendorf wohnend tätig. Burmester war 1894 Gründungsmitglied der Schleswig-Holsteinischen Kunstgenossenschaft und später deren Vorsitzender.- Schneebedeckte Waldlandschaft mit einer Spaziergängerin.

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        ROSAMOND THE SECOND: BEING THE TRUE RECORD OF THE UNPARALLELED ROMANCE OF ONE CLAUDIUS FULLER

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers,. [1910]. original pictorial dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in light blue, white and brown, spine panel stamped in light blue and brown.. A very good copy. A nice copy of a very imaginative and quite. uncommon book. (#107052). First edition. Faustian science fiction. A brilliant scientist's offer of marriage is rejected by the woman he loves because she fears the consequences of his possible success in discovering the secret of eternal life. The rebuffed scientist continues his experiments, discovers and synthesizes the essential fluids of the human brain, and constructs clockwork androids, using the brain fluid to give them artificial intelligence. But the androids have no souls and the double of the scientist's girl friend ("as perfect a companion, as a man ever had -- provided he wound her up") cannot love him. He destroys the androids and wins the hand of the human Rosamond. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Reginald (1979; 1992), or Day (1963). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 M-658.

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        The Handy Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, exhibiting the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires and states of the world

      Edinburgh and London: W. & A.K. Johnston Ltd, 1910.. Folio, pp 8 (+ 40 pp of index), and 61 double page maps (numbered 1 - 51, + 3A, 27A, 29A, 30A, 36A, 37A, 48A, 51A, + maps of the North Pole and the South Pole un-numbered at the front), slightly worn throughout, endpapers and blanks a little marked and dusty, publisher's red half calf, rubbed, a bit frayed and peeling on the corners, joints rubbed, head and tail of spine rubbed. [Map 2 - The World, has been repaired on the verso with book tape where it has split along the inner fold, and Map 5 - England and Wales has a similar but much smaller repair. Other than this there are no tears and markings, and the book is in a much better condition than normal. A highly important edition - the preface states that eight entirely new maps have been included, of which the most important historically is probably the South Polar chart; the other new maps are Central Europe, South-East Siberia, Burma, Siam etc, Southern Rhodesia, Natal and Orange River Colony, Mexico, Chile and Argentina.] EXTREMELY SCARCE.

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        THE NORTH POLE: With an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. One hundred and sixteen illustrations from photographs.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910.. Limited Deluxe Edition of 500, signed by Peary and Bartlett, this copy is unnumbered; xii, 326 pages, illustrated, 116 illustrations from photographs, included 4 photogravures. All the photographs are tipped in throughout. Full velum bound,top edge of pages gilt,remainder of pages uncut. Original white covers, titled and ruled in gilt with gilt medallion to front and vignette of polar bear to spine and rear cover. Peary's account of his last expedition, in which he claimed to have reached the North Pole. 'The Pole at last!!! The prize of 3 centuries, my dream and ambition for 23 years. Mine at last' (Peary's diary quoted in Fleming, Ninety degrees north p. 363). This assertion, however, has remained subject to doubt as no one in the party on the final stage of the journey was sufficiently trained in navigation to confirm Peary's measurements, at times inaccurate. Also, the speeds which the expedition achieved in its final stages were about three times those made until then. This would only have been possible if no pressure ridges existed but Henson's description of tortured detours suggests otherwise. To Peary's irritation, he returned from the Arctic only to discover that Frederick Cook maintained that he had reached the North Pole the previous year. Frontipiece loosening, page 316 and the map are loose. Covers grubby, shelfware, bumped. Good

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        Urkunden und Nachrichten zu einer Familiengeschichte der Barone, Freiherren, Grafen und Fürsten Lieven, Theil I-II..

      Steffenhagen und Sohn, Mitau, 1910-1911. In German. XXIX+223+27+568 pages. 2 vol. Clothbinding. Spine/back-strip faded. Good condition

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        Petronius. A Revised Latin Text of the Satyricon with the earliest English Translation (1694) Now First Reprinted with an Introduction Together with One Hundred Illustrations by Norman Lindsay

      Privately Printed London:: Privately Printed,. 1910.. First edition. Hardcover. Very scarce Norman Lindsay first, a limited edition signed by Norman Lindsay and the printer, Ralph Straus, Number 53 of 250. With an introduction by S. Gaselee, and Latin text on the left page & English translation at the right. With a description and invoice dated 1970 from Chas J. Sawyer, London booksellers, loosely inserted. With the bookplate of H C Plimmer inside front cover. Folio, frontis, xv, 303pp, uncut, teg. Quarter cream vellum and blue-gray boards, with title in black at front cover and gold gilt title and date at spine. Vellum a little dusty, boards a little marked, corners a little rubbed, o/w very good +.

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        Original drawing of a tavern scene depicting seven men, an eighth just entering

      New York c. 1910 New York, c. 1910. 16 x 14-1/2 inches. India ink on board, signed "Orson Lowell" lower right. . Orson Byron Lowell [1871-1956], son of landscape artist Milton Lowell, entered classes of the Chicago Art Institute at age 16, remaining there as a student and instructor until 1893 when he moved to New York and became a professional illustrator. In a long and successful career he worked for most of the top magazines, as well as illustrating a number of books. He became a member of the staff of the old Life magazine, where he was a prolific contributor. This is a good example of his bravura virtuosity with the pen

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        FINE ORIGINAL CHARCOAL DRAWING, "'PARD, THERE'S THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS HERE' SAID INJUN JOE", FROM THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, signed at upper right

      n.p. ca. 1910 n.p., ca. 1910. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Image size 21 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Fine condition . A moment of high drama, as, observed by by Tom and Huck above, the mysterious Spaniard and Injun Joe unearth the box of treasure in the cellar of the haunted house. A SPLENDID, VIGOROUS DRAWING FOR TWAIN'S CLASSIC

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