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        The Ball and the Cross.

      London: Wells Gardner, Darton and Co. 1910 - FIRST EDITION, UNCORRECTED ISSUE WITH TITLE PAGE. Octavo, pp.[8], 403 [1]. In publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board. With original orange dust-jacket with green titles. Top edge gilt. Illustrated bookplate of John Cohen to front free endpaper. Slight reading lean; spine and jacket spine lightly sunned. Very good indeed. Chesterton's second novel chronicles a hot dispute between two Scotsmen, a Roman Catholic and an atheist, whose fanatically held opinions inspire a host of comic adventures. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [409]. Book Collector No.273, p.34. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        A Circuit Rider's Wife

      Henry Altemus Company, Philadelphia 1910 - First edition. Illustrations by William H. Everett. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping. Mild edgewear, an attractive, very good or better copy. Inscribed and dated by Harris on the front flyleaf: "With compliments of the Author, Corra Harris. In the Valley, September 4th 1922." Corra May Harris (1869-1935) was, for a time, the most widely known woman from the state of Georgia. Her literary reputation during her life, and her legacy since, rest on this novel. Drawing heavily on her troubled marriage to Methodist minister and educator Lundy Howard Harris, it tells of the challenges, hardships, and mostly intangible rewards of itinerant country preaching in the Northern Georgia mountains. Harris wrote more than two dozen books and published over 200 articles and short stories, and well over a thousand book reviews. Although she became famous for her fiction, she earned a reputation for reactionary conservatism with a notorious nationally published piece defending the lynching of Thomas Wilkes, alias Sam Hose, near Newnan, Georgia in 1899 and her subsequent essays on Southern identity. She was not so easily categorized though, her 1915 novel *The Co-Citizens* was seen by various critics as both showing support and opposition to woman suffrage! Later, Harris was the first women war correspondent to go abroad in World War I. This novel was the basis for the 1951 film *I'd Climb the Highest Mountain* written and produced by Georgia native Lamar Trotti and starred Susan Hayward and William Lundigan. This title was reprinted by the University of Georgia in 1998, but the first edition is very uncommon, especially signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1910. 36 volumes, octavo (210 x 140 mm). Mid 20th-century tan half sheep, marbled paper sides, buff endpapers, top edge brown, bottom edge untrimmed. Frontispieces and plates by Robert Seymour, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz), George Cattermole, John Leech and others. Bookplate to second free binder's blanks. Spines uniformly faded with occasional mottling, minor rubbing to extremities; an excellent, bright set. The Centenary Edition. An attractive and richly illustrated set.

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        A Gentleman Of Leisure

      Alston Rivers, London 1910 - 8vo, pp. 247. 3 pp. catalogue bound in at rear. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Slightly cocked, blank bookplate and small price stamp to front pastedown. Some wear to spine ends and edges, corners a little bumped. Lacking the dustwrapper. First UK edition, published six months earlier in the US under the title The Intrusion Of Jimmy. Famously, Wodehouse dedicated his book The Heart Of A Goof [1926] to his beloved stepdaughter Leonora with the words: 'To my daughter Leonora without whose never-failing sympathy and encouragement this book would have been finished in half the time.' Less famously, Wodehouse had dedicated this book to his friend Herbert Westbrook sixteen years previously, using exactly the same joke. An unusually nice copy, the gilt on the spine still bright. McIlvaine A-13b

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        BROWNIKINS AND OTHER FANCIES

      Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd. 1910 - 1910. Very good condition. Large format. Card wraps. Large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates, mounted on brown stiff paper. Other b/w illustrations around text. Music is by J.W. Wilson. Creasing and some wear to covers. A little light scribble to front cover. Some foxing and page browning. Some grubby margin marks. [S] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        L'incendiario.

      S. Lattes, 1910.

      [Bookseller: Libreria del Riacquisto Libet]
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        [ZEPPELIN] Das lenkbare Luftschiff : ein aktuelles Gesellschaft-Spiel

      [Berlin : Sala, c. 1910]. Box of thick card, 410 x 310 x 35 mm, the lid with chromolithographed illustration of an airship and game title in German; containing a chromolithographed playing board, 580 x 790 mm, folding to 290 x 395 mm; 6 painted pewter playing pieces in the form of airships, each approximately 50 x 55 mm, the bases mounted into slits on lithographed card for safe storage, 210 x 150 mm; 6 numbered playing cards, each 67 x 43 mm and denoting the airship owned by each player; 2 dice, one numbered 1 to 6, the other with 6 differently coloured faces, with original gauze bag; 95 circular pieces of embossed card (play money representing coins of various denominations), with original cotton pouch; printed leaflet in Dutch (De bestuurbare Luchtballon), 4 pages folding to 200 x 90 mm; on a section of the back of the playing board a sheet from a 1970s German game has been laid down at some point, but this is not visible when the board is opened, nor when it is folded; otherwise, the game is original, complete and in fine condition. This beautiful children's game of commercial aviation in the age of the early Zeppelin airships was produced in Germany by the famous firm of Sala around 1910. It is a roll-and-move race game that features various hazards and disasters, including the most notorious one for the Zeppelins - fire. A number of different language versions, including Dutch, English, Swedish and Hungarian, are known. Rules leaflets would have been interchangeable for each edition: the Dutch rules leaflet that accompanies the present example is of the period, and was in all likelihood used by the original Dutch owner of the game, even though the box and playing board are printed in German.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        SCIENCE IN MODERN LIFE

      London: Gresham Publishing Company, 1910. ART DECO front cover and spine design is by noted British graphic designer, Talwyn Morris, with his "signature" mark on the front cover of each volume. Six volumes, complete. Aside from some endpaper spotting, very fresh and clean, and the cover designs are in VERY NICE CONDITION (not ex-library!!!).An unusually fine copy of this six-volume set covering astronomy, climate, physics, chemistry, electricity, botany and other biological sciences, agriculture, physiology, medisine, anthropology, engineering, and much more. Profusely illustrated with black & white and color images (some folding). A wealthy of information on the state of pure and practical sciences at the turn of the 19th, and into the beginning of the 20th centuries. Very HANDSOME SET with startlingly clear gilt design. Postage extra because of weight.

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        The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse

      London: Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1910. Sextodecimo. Bound in recent green half morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, original pictorial paper covered boards, original pictorial endpapers at front. With colour illustrations by the author. The occasional minor blemish otherwise an excellent copy. First edition. The first two printings are identical.

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        The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie together with Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Kilmeny of the Orchard

      Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1910. Undetermined. very good. 1st Impression, 1st edition. 256 +4 page and 2pp catalogue at rearpp. Octavo. Illustrated dust jacket over publisher's tan cloth boards with titles in gilt to spine and front board, with illustrated portrait. Light shelfwear and rubbing to corners and head and tail of spine. A few small marks to front board. Light lean to spine. Untrimmed fore-edge, lower edge slightly foxed. Illustrated dust jacket with all four corners clipped. Several chips to edges of jacket with some loss to head and tail of spine, lower edge of front panel and fold of front panel flap. Small sticker removed from spine with some loss of paper. A few old tape repairs to verso of jacket, not affecting or visible on recto. Book seller's stamp to front paste down, publisher's promotional postcard laid in at front. Gift inscription dated in the year of publication on ffep. Illustrated frontis; 3 colour plates. A lovely copy; plates bright and clean. True first edition, exceptionally scarce in a mostly complete jacket. Despite a few chips to the extremities, the jacket presents beautifully with an unfaded colour portrait on the front panel . Includes a mailed publisher's promotional postcard with portrait illustration reproduced. As with Anne of Avonlea, Montgomery was displeased with Gibb's rendering of her heroine. This copy with issue point at page 239 as noted in Lechowick, wherein Kilmeny's first words "Eric, Eric, look behind you- look behind you!" have been omitted by the publisher. Also with the e corrected title of the first chapter. Rare in dust wrapper and in this condition. One of two variant colours of cloth, the other being grey blue. Lechowick p37. Russell 185. See Editions and Impressions. 1910

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        Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1910. Ten volumes. Octavos. Contemporary three-quarter brown morocco and marbled boards with elaborate gilt-decorated spines, top edges gilt. Illustrated with photogravures and hand-colored frontispieces Copy number 160 of 500 sets of the Large Paper Edition. Very slight rubbing, a fine set. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Le Pourquoi-Pas? dans L'Antarctique. Journal de la Deuxième Expédition au Pole Sud, 1908-1910, suivi des rapports scientifiques de l'état-major. Avec Préface de M. Paul Doumer.

      

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        Le Pourquoi-Pas? dans L'Antarctique. Journal de la Deuxià me Expà dition au Pole Sud, 1908-1910, suivi des rapports scientifiques de l'à tat-major. Avec Prà face de M. Paul Doumer.

      1910 - Paris, E. Flammarion [1910]. 4to. Original half morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered and ornately tooled in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; pp. vii, 428; 300 illustrations from photographs, charts, maps (one double-page); hinges lightly rubbed, embrowning to half-title and last page, a few minor spots to margins here and there only, else a very good copy. First edition, later translated into English as The Voyage of the "Why not?" in the Antarctic. After his success on the Français 1903-1905, Charcot set off on the Pourquoi-Pas? and surveyed along the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, sighting Adelaide Island, Alexander Island and Peter I Island and discovering Marguerite Bay, Fallià res Coast, and Charcot Island. He produced numerous accurate charts and maps of some 1250 miles of coastline. An important reconnaissance mission which later later served Shackleton and Scott. Charcot was one of 41 men who lost their lives when the Pourquoi-Pas? sank off Iceland in 1936. Rosove 65 ('uncommon'). Spence 256. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Garden Island, Sydney. The Base of the Royal Australian Navy. 1910-1914

      Sydney. 1910-1914. Folio. Gray and blue cloth boards with "Sunny Memories" on the front board, and 12 stiff card leaves. 125 gelatin silver images mostly approximately 3" x 4", mounted within rectangular or oval frames in the book. All photos with captions or titles on the mounts. A faint spot on the front board, but a very good or better internally clean album with bright about fine images.A very interesting photo album from the family of a high ranking Australian naval officer who resided at Garden Island, base of the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney (now a restricted area). The images include views of Garden Island: streets, the embankment with HMS Pegasus, Signal Hill on the Coronation Day, the interior of the island church, "Idol from Mallo Kollo Island" (Malakula, Vanuatu), "the tree planted by H.M. The King," "swimming bath," and others. Additionally there are a series of views depicting the Garden Island Tennis Club which is considered to be Australia's first lawn tennis court (built in 1880), showing the court itself and tennis court pavilion, group portraits of players shown during games or afterwards, posing with rackets.The album's owner or compiler (here designated as "H.C.") is in several photos, posing in naval uniform in his garden, on board HMS Encounter and on board a naval ship at the beginning of WWI (the last photo is dated November 1914). There are also portraits of (probably) his wife "Ad" and other naval officers and sailors, some designated by last names (Gosling, Baker, S.P.O. Trevin); views of their house and garden on Garden Island (the exterior, interiors of the drawing room and office, images of the front and kitchen gardens). Six interesting group portraits showing "Japanese officers at Garden Island" posing in white uniforms with "Ad" and another lady at the tennis club.Five photos depict the "Tresco" mansion -- the official residence of the Naval Officer-in-Command at Garden Island (the exterior and interiors, "swimming bath", a view of the Sydney harbor from Tresco). Three photos show the Bristol biplane in Sydney with the following commentary: "one of two sent arrived Dec. 1910, flew Perth, then Melbourne, then Sydney, c. Feb. 1911." There are also images of numerous ships in Sydney harbor (HMS Fantome, HMS Cambrian, HMS Powerful, HMS Encounter, P&O S.S. Moldavia, HMS Pioneer et al.), Sydney botanical gardens, a series of photos from a trip to the Blue Mountains (Grand Canyon, Grose Valley, Kanimbla Valley, Hydro Majestic Hotel in Medlow Bath, and others). Several photos reveal the album compiler's keenness for golf (images of the Blackheath golf links, the Royal Melbourne golf club and the Royal Sydney Gold club). Overall a very interesting illustration of the social life of Australian naval officers on Garden Island on the threshold of the First World War."Garden Island, located in Sydney Harbour to the east of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay, has been associated with the defence of Sydney and eventually Australia, since the first fleet of convicts arrived in 1788. Garden Island is thus named because it was here that the crew of HMS Sirius of the First Fleet planted a vegetable garden in late January 1788. Garden Island has had connections with the Navy since the early days of the colony. As well as a garden, it housed a gun emplacement which guarded the passageway between Farm Cove and Pinchgut (Fort Denison) until the construction of Fort Macquarie on Bennelong Point. A similar gun pit was built on Gov. Macquarie's Point, but this was removed after Fort Macquarie was built and no trace of it remains today. In 1811 Gov. Macquarie declared Garden Island a civilian establishment and thus it stayed until 1856 when it was returned to the Royal Navy for use as a base. The base grew in a ramshackle manner with new buildings and facilities being added progressively over the next century. Today it is a restricted area and houses the Fleet Base of the Royal Australian Navy and the Garden Island Dockyard" (Garden Island/sydneyforeveryone.com.au).A fascinating and historically significant album. .

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        African Game Trails

      USA: Scribners, 1910. Copyright date is 1910, first edition, first printing. Illustrated through out by Kermit Roosevelt and Philip R. Goodwin. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering and design on the front and the spine. Gilt top page edges, fore edge and bottom pages edges are not cut. No Dust Jacket. No tears or bent pages, nor any writing. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are minor with very light sunning to the spine. The fly leaf page have two very short tears [3/8th of an inch] to the fore edge page from turning. Text and illustrations are bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid colletible book.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Kermit Roosevelt & Philip R. Goodwin. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible Memoir.

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        LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA EN SU PRIMER CENTENARIO.

      COMPANIA SUD-AMERICANA DE BILLETES DE BANCO. 1910 - 2 FORTS VOLUMES IN-FOLIO (28 X 36,5 X 11 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (12) + 732 ET 603 + (1) PAGES, RELIURE DE L'EDITEUR A LA BRADEL PLEINE PERCALINE ROUGE, PLATS BISEAUTES, PLAT SUPERIEUR ORNE D'UN DECOR FLORAL "1900" EN ARGENT, EN NOIR ET EN DORE, AVEC UN MEDAILLON DORE REPRESENTANT LA REPUBLIQUE ARGENTINE. RICHE ICONOGRAPHIE EN NOIR ET EN COULEURS. OUVRAGE PEU COURANT. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Duplicate Parts for Traction Engines, Road Rollers, and Traction Wagons Catalogue

      Published in House by John Fowler & Co. Ltd., Steam Plough Works, Leeds June 1910. 1910., 1910. Publisher's original plain russet card wrap covers [soft back] secured with a cord tie. Landscape format 11'' x 15''. Contains 32 pages of text with 27 plates of exploded monochrome illustrations with detailed part numbers, and where necessary, further description. Not in the best of condition although we have had it professionally and sympathetically repaired. Old damp stain to the inside margin and with small losses of paper where the cord tie comes through the paper, repaired tears to the edges of the covers. John Fowler was an agricultural engineer and inventor who was born in Wiltshire. He worked on the mechanization of agriculture and was credited with the invention of steam driven ploughing engines. He died 4 December 1864, following a hunting accident. After his death, John Fowler & Co., was then continued by Robert Fowler and Robert Eddison. In 1886 the limited company of John Fowler & Co., (Leeds) Ltd., was formed. It merged with Marshall, Sons & Co., Ltd., of Gainsborough in 1947 to form Marshall-Fowler Ltd. Although not well known for them, Fowler also built a small number (117 has been claimed) of steam wagons. These were vertical-boilered, with an unusual single-crank cross-compound vee-twin engine. At least one was preserved, as part of the Tom Varley collection. During the Second World War, the Hunslet factory also produced Matilda, Cromwell, and Centaur tanks for the Army. Production finally ceased in early 1974. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Kalispel scene. Portfolio plate no. 240. (Large format supplementary plate for The North American Indian)

      Cambridge, MA: 1910 - Photogravure. brown ink ; 36 x 44 cm [plate size]Original photogravure produced in Boston by John Andrew & Son Plate from the large format portfolio series , on hand-made Van Gelder, printed by John Andrew & Son, each plate margin with printed title, date, and plate number, also with Curtis' copyright and printers' credit .each plate impress: approx. 16 3/4 x 14 or 12 1/4 x 17 1/2 in; sheets: 22 x 18 in or the reverse. "From time out of mind the Kalispel have been boatmen, and they are one of the few inland tribes that still possess and use craft of native manufacture. Their canoes are made of pine-bark on a framework of cedar strips, the seams and the imperfections of the bark being caulked with spruce gum." The North American Indian (1907-1930) v.07, The Yakima. The Klickitat. Salishan tribes of the interior. The Kutenai ([Seattle] : E.S. Curtis ; [Cambridge, Mass. : The University Press], 1911), plate no. 240

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        Bilderbuch: Der Kampf mit dem Drachen

      - Original fairy tale with disarming naive watercolors that thoroughly illustrate the tale. N.d., circa 1910. Oblong 8vo. 19 by 28.5 cm. 11 leaves of heavy card, each with a mounted watercolor illustration on the verso, and mounted text page, in verse surrounded by Jugenstil line decorations, on the facing rectos. The watercolors all cover every inch of their boards, and this imparts a rich lushness seldom encountered in such juvenile efforts. The narrative is about a dwarf named Pumpel who lives in a mushroom hut. Because he is bored, he decides to venture out into the world on a snail-driven cart. Hungry and thirsty, he comes upon an inn run by a landlady frog Unke. At dinner, in the company of other frogs, he hears the tale of an evil dragon who has imprisoned for years a beautiful flower fairy. It is then resolved that they will set out to fight the monster and liberate the fairy. The bees sting the monster and the frogs splash water on him until he finally retreats. The princess Pumpelione wakes up, she and Pumpel are wed, and they live happily ever after. Edges and corners have wear. The binding is in a painted style prevalent around 1920. Occasional staining on text pages. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Works.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1910 - 36 volumes, octavo (210 x 140 mm). Mid 20th-century tan half sheep, marbled paper sides, buff endpapers, top edge brown, bottom edge untrimmed. Bookplate to second free binder's blanks. Spines uniformly faded with occasional mottling, minor rubbing to extremities; an excellent, bright set. Frontispieces and plates by Robert Seymour, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz), George Cattermole, John Leech and others. The Centenary Edition. An attractive and richly illustrated set.

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        A collection of ten rolls of wallpaper, mainly borders, in late Jugendstil or early Art Deco "Amsterdamse School" style.

      - The Netherlands, unknown firm, ca. 1910. Various sizes. Height between 10 and 32 centimetres; five rolls, each with a length of more than 5 metres (547, 618, 621, 690 and 695 cm). Colour-printed and pouchoir, some with additional hand-colouring.= A nice, varied collection of wallpapers in different sizes and styles, some romantic, e.g. with roses, others extravagant, with multiple colourful flowers and birds, yet others with dazzling geometric patterns. A few with some creases and folds, but mostly in a good condition. All five are quite long, and all could still be applied. Seven similar, shorter rolls (21-297 cm) added, An inspirational set.

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        Mission San Juan Capistrano.

      [c. 1910]. Photograph (202 × 510 mm). Ink stamp of the Santa Barbara Free Public Library, red pen mark, and Haines blind stamp to verso. A few small marks, crease to lower left corner. Very good condition. Presented in hand finished stained oak frame with UV glass. One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877–1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites around 1910. Mission San Juan Capistrano was founded in 1776 and is home to the oldest building in California still in use, a chapel built in 1782. It is well known for its beautiful architecture, picturesque ruins, and the swallows that nest there in spring.

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        Thomas Theodor Heine, Original Aquarell, signiert, Simplicissimus

      1910 - THOMAS THEODOR HEINE, Leipzig 1867 - 1948 Stockholm, "Gefangen, um 1910", Aquarell und Tusche, Links unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, Darstellung: 28 x 22 cm, Rahmen: 55 x 50 cm, Handgefertigter Rahmen, säurefreies Passepartout, Museumsglas Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 50,-, Welt Euro 80,-

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        3 eigenh. Postkarten mit U., 1 eh. Brief mit U. sowie eh. Visitkarte. Wien, 31. III. 1910, 3. I. 1913 und 28. XII. 1916.

      Zus. 7 SS. (Qu.-)8vo. An Frau und Herrn Stalzer: "Von unserem Osterurlaub krank zurückgekehrt, bin ich heute das 1. mal ausser Bett und sage Ihnen nur, dass ich mich sehr freuen werde, Sie und Ihren Gemahl bei mir zu sehen" (Wien, 31. III. 1910). Zwei weitere Schreiben sind an Herrn und Frau Stalzer adressiert, in denen Sie deren freundliche Wünsche erwidert.

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        Hunting Trips in Northern Rhodesia - With Accounts of Sport and Travel in Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa, and also Notes on the Game Animals and Their Distribution

      Horace Cox, London 1910 - 1910. First edition. xii, 118pp., a 23 page publisher's catalogue, 78 black and white illustrations on plates and 18 tailpieces. In this scarce book the author gives an account of his experiences with the big game of Northern Rhodesia (South Central Africa). Although it is mainly about shooting in that country, he has also included a few chapters on sport and travel in Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa. He shows what game is to be found in the forests, how to follow up and secure it, the equipment necessary, and estimates of the cost. The reduced drawings of sport, and the numerous photographic illustrations, are some of the finest produced of African game. The 18 chapters include A Hunting Trip to Lake Chiuta; Hippo in the Shire River; A Tough Rhino; A Boat Voyage on the Zambesi; Remarks on the African Elephant and its Tusks; Hunting the Kudu and Sable; Sport on the Rukusi Stream; Some Native Traits. The book is bound in the original green cloth covered boards with gold titling on the spine and gold titling with a paper onlay showing a bush scene on the front board. This is a very good copy of a scarce title, with some shelf wear and a little light soiling on the boards. The top corners and bottom rear corner and bottom of the spine are bumped. There is also bumping to the top of the spine which has caused a little damage to the cloth. The contents are tight and clean with some browning and faint foxing to the half-title page and page of advertisements at the end of the book. There is a faint inscription dated 1931 on the front fixed endpaper. The top and fore edges of the text block have a little scattered foxing. PLEASE NOTE: This is a heavyish book and will be posted by an insured and tracked and/or signed for service, and so extra postage may be needed for shipping to non-UK customers. Size: 11'' Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Howards End - the true first issue

      London Arnold 1910 - A first edition, first printing published by Arnold in 1910. A near fine book without inscriptions (one previous owner's name stamp to the front endpaper). One small stain to the foredge. Minute spotting to the page edge. A little wear to the spine tips. Some light fading to the spine. The gilt is superb and full of colour. The true first issue with only four pages (unnumbered) to the rear following the text. A superb copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Sea Lady

      London: Methuen (1910), 1902. First Edition. Red Cloth. Fine. Ex-libris George Barr McCutcheon. 31 Pp. + 47 Pp Publisher's Catalog At Rear. First Edition Sheets And First Edition Red Cloth Binding With 1902 Date On Title Page, But With 1910 Catalog At Rear. A Philosophical Fantasy, With A Starring Mermaid. Probably Wells' Least Successful Work, Now More Appreciated. A Stunningly Fine Copy, Absolutely Bright, With A Trace Of Bumping At Edges. This Is The Copy Which Belonged To Wells Fan And Indiana Poet And Novelist George Barr Mccutcheon, With His Personalized Engraved Bookplate On The Front Pastedown. There Is Also The Attractive Bookplate Of Anne J. Smith On Ffep, With A Naked Eve Holding An Apple In Which Lies A Tiny Book. The Book Is Enclosed In A Custom Half-Leather Case, With A Cloth Sleeve ( A Matching Case With Men Like Gods Is Also Available). Nice Copies Of This Book Are Apparently Rarer Than Even His Sf Classics.

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        "John - 'Ha! You Don't Deny It - You Love It Still!'" [from] "The STORK" by Wm. C. DeMille

      INSCRIBED from Flagg to DeMille: "To Wm D. DeMille / From / James Montgomery Flagg.". Housed in a simple black frame, with off-white mat. Sunning to spine and black tape to head of spine. Few notes to preliminary blank, noting the starting and compleation date as well as the date preformed. Blue pencil editorial corrections. Withal, a VG copy.. Single sheet, drawn recto only in black ink over a pencil sketch. Image: 9-7/8" x 15-1/2" The Stork a one-act play by DeMille, ca post-1910. The New York City artist Flagg was the epitome of the 'bohemian' artist', who probably is best known today for his patriotic WWI recruiting poster of Uncle Sam, "I Want You".

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        [Photo Album]: Mediterranean Boat Journey and Archeological Dig

      Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Italy. 1910. Oblong folio. Black leather over paper boards with "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front cover, measuring 11" x 13". An assortment of 255 sepia toned photographs affixed to stiff black paper measuring approximately 3" x 5" to 6" x 8". A few photographs are lacking and there are tears on the spine thus very good with near fine photographs.Assembled collection of photographs chronicling the travels of a group of people around Europe and its surrounding areas before arriving at an archeological dig in Turkey during 1910 led by Princeton University professor, Howard Crosby Butler. The beginning of the album shows crew members posing about the boat, in and out of uniform, including serving girls, the chef, the captain, and various officers. They stopped at numerous Mediterranean ports beginning with Gibraltar, its famous limestone mass seen here from the boat deck. The company toured Egypt on camel back with photos of the sphinx and the great pyramids seen here as well as the ancient structures of Greece's Parthenon and the Roman Coliseum.The second half of the album documents the company aiding in an archeological dig in Turkey with Turkish locals as well as American men in fedoras or pith helmets overseeing the work and laying down rails to move equipment. One photo of a man on a rock waving his helmet above his head is almost certainly Princeton University archeologist, Howard Crosby Butler. Butler was hired by the Turkish government to aid in the find at ancient Sardis, one of the most important cities of the Persian Empire. Photos of two pillars on a hillside reveal that one of the sights is the unearthing of the Temple of Artemis which began in 1910 and was the first large scale dig at the sight. "The site of the Sardis civilization--older than the Syrian--were much deeper than previous digs. Butler was able to successfully excavate these ruins between 1910 and 1922." The photos show individual portraits of the men on the dig posing with equipment, local children and animals, and numerous shots of the dig sight. A wonderful album depicting turn of the century Mediterranean discovery. .

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        Sämtliche Werke.In zehn Bänden.

      Insel,Leipzig 1910 - in zehn Bänden. Unter Mitwirkung von Jonas Fränkel, Ludwig Krähe, Albert Leitzmann, (ab Band 5:) Paul Neuburger und Julius Petersen herausgegeben und eingeleitet von Oskar Walzel. 10 Bände + Registerband. Leipzig, Insel 1910-1920. Sehr schöne Halblederbände im Stil des 19. Jahrhunderts mit Rückenvergoldung und goldegeprägten Rückenschildern. Sarkowski 698 VA. - Eins von 1000 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf reinem Hadernpapier. - Mit dem sehr seltenen, erst 1920 erschienenen Registerband, der meistens fehlt. - Schönes, sehr dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        5 photographic lantern slides of Mecca and Medina (silver gelatin glass positives), taken in the years 1880 to 1889].

      Stuttgart, Lichtbilderverlag Theodor Benzinger, [ca. 1910]. - 5 glass positive lantern slides (85 × 100 mm), each with a black paper mask, paper tape around the edges, a letterpress slip at the foot giving the publisher's name and city, and a slip at the head with the manuscript title. Stored in a contemporary purpose-made wooden box with brass fittings, with the word "Mekka" on the top of the hinged lid. Five of the earliest and best photographs of Mecca and Medina, beautifully preserved as silver gelatin glass plates, including the first photograph of the Ka'ba in Mecca's Masjid al-Haram (Great Mosque). Two of the photographs were taken by the first person to photograph Mecca and Medina, the Egyptian Colonel Muhammad Sadiq Bey (1832-1902), who made them in 1880 for the Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamid II. The others were taken by the first European to photograph Mecca, Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje, and Al-Sayyid 'Abd al-Ghaffâr, who worked closely with him. Snouck Hurgronje (1857-1936), one of the greatest pioneering Dutch Arabists, converted to Islam and lived in Mecca from January to about July 1885. The photographs by these three men are best known and most frequently reproduced from the published collotype facsimiles, while the rare surviving early albumen prints are usually faded or otherwise in bad condition. The present five plates, sold as lantern slides for magic lantern presentations, are therefore of the greatest importance as well-preserved high quality specimens of these famous photographs, providing the best early images of the mosques of Mecca and Medina. - All five slides are in very good condition, with only a bit of dust and the occasional smudge on the glass. They show: 1) The Masjid al-Haram in Mecca (the Great Mosque); 2) a closer view of the Ka'ba in Mecca; 3) the portrait of an unidentified Mu'ezzin in Mecca; 4) a portrait of an unidentified East Indian pilgrim; 5) the al-Masjid an-Nabawi in Medina (the Prophet's Mosque). Cf. D. v.d. Wal, Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (2011); J. J. Witkam, new introduction to the 2007 reprint of the 1931 English translation of Hurgronje, Mekka.

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        Early photographers of the city of St. Paul from the collection of Edward A. Bromley [cover title]

      n.p., n.d. [Saint Paul, 1910. Oblong folio, containing 100 silver print photographic postcards, each with Bromley's stamp in the right margin; printed index of the photographs "from negatives made by Whitney, Tuttle, Illingworth, Zimmerman and others" is mounted inside the upper cover; original black cloth with one of the images mounted on the front cover; spine spotted, the whole lightly rubbed; very good, sound, and complete. Images run the gamut from city scenes, architecture, Native Americans, steamboats, views of Fort Snelling, the Mississippi River, etc. Not found in OCLC (but there is a set of these photographs at Minnesota Historical). A similar album exists for Minneapolis.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      London: Siegle, Hill & Company, 1910. First edition. Number 19 of 550 copies signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Folio, bound in publisher's full vellum, front panel elaborately stamped in gilt in a peacock motif, gilt titles and a floral motif to the spine, brown gilt morocco lettering label, pictorial endleaves. With twelve full-page illustrations inserted throughout. In near fine condition. The Rubaiyat is one of the most popular poems of all time. A collection of quatrains composed in the eleventh century by Persian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam, it was first published in English-language translation by Edward Fitzgerald in 1859. Since then, its melancholy tone and enigmatic philosophy of mourning the painful brevity of life while celebrating what pleasures we may find have made it an inspiration to countless people.

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        RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. Near Fine. 1910. Hardcover. Several small tears to DJ ; [110] pp. "The illustrations and decorations in this edition of Fitzgerald's translation of the 'Rubdiydit' are by Willy Pogany". Decorative boards with gilt decoration and pictorial embossed design. Spine with raised bands and gilt spine lettering. All edges gilt. Tipped in color plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Typed Sir Wilfrid Laurier "in office" 1910 letter signed

      Ottawa, 1910. 1st Edition. No binding. 8 x 10-1/4 inches, was folded not flat. Typed Letter Signed, dated Ottawa, 9th June, 1910, on stationery of the Prime Minister's office, addressed to W. F. Alloway, Winnipeg. 6 lines on one sheet. Minor 3/8 inch open tear in black border fold long open separations, W in Wilfred signature smudged, otherwise in near fine condition. Response letter to Alloway regarding two senior Canadian Pacific Railway management executives very positive. Laurier was a major supporter of Railway expansion in Canada. In the early 1900s, Laurier's government financed a second transcontinental railway, whose construction was entrusted to Grand Trunk Pacific. Laurier would later finance a third transcontinental line built by Canadian Northern Railway, in direct competition with Grand Trunk Pacific. Laurier writes: "My dear Alloway,*- / Many thanks for your kind letter. Give my thanks to / Mr. Whyte**. I have nothing that I could ask him; Sir Thomas Shaughnessy*** has / been kindness itself and I cannot wish anything more. // Please remember me to Mrs. Alloway and believe me, / Yours very sincerely, / Wilfrid Laurier." Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was Canada's eighth and first French Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. Laurier was born in St. Lin, Quebec. He received a law degree from McGill University in 1864, and practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896. Laurier was elected for the first time in 1871 to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, and was re-elected in 1874, this time to the House of Commons, where he would spend the rest of his career, nearly 45 years (1874-1919) stands as a record in Canadian politics. In a 2010 poll of 1,000 Canadians, weekly news magazine Maclean's asked who Canada's greatest Prime-Minister was. More than 80% of respondents replied "Wilfrid Laurier". *William Forbes Alloway, 1852-1920, businessman, banker, politician, and philanthropist; one of the richest men in Canada; **Sir William Whyte, 1843-1914, Superintendent Central Division of the Canadian Pacific Railway; ***Thomas George Shaughnessy, 1853-1923, 1st Baron Shaughnessy, President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1899-1918.

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        THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

      London: The Studio, 1910. Mild age toning to the card stock, one tissue guard with archival repair. Cloth portfolio containing: String tied pamphlet printed in red and balck containing the 75 quatrains, along with 12 color plates by Abanindro Nath Tagore mounted on card stock with tissues guards printed in red with the appropriate quatrain. The ribbon tied portfolio has been recreated retaing the original cover label. The text os of Fitzgerald's first edition of 1859. Potter 75.

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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

      E.P. Dutton, New York 1910 - (10 13/16 x inches). Half-titles, titles printed in red and black. Photogravure frontispiece portrait of Edgar Williamson on mounted india paper, 9 chromolithographic plates of fishing flies, 18 colour charts, 16 photogravures of fish and fishing spots on india paper mounted, 22 text illustrations; second volume with 33 actual fishing flies displayed in sunken compartments on nine heavy board mounts. Maroon half morocco gilt to style, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt First American edition, deluxe edition limited to 50 copies signed by the author, this set numbered 18. A total of 125 copies of this deluxe edition were produced: 50 for sale in the United States, and 75 for sale in the British Empire. The deluxe edition of this classic work is preferred over the regular edition for a number of reasons. The first and most obvious is the presence of a second volume including the 33 specimens of actual flies, tied by Hardy Brothers and/or C. Farlow's according to the author's very specific instructions, with careful attention paid to the colour and form of each fly. The second reason is the fact that the text is printed on fine quality Whatman laid paper that is also considerably larger than the paper used in the regular edition. Thirdly the plates, particularly those on india paper, are of a much higher quality that those in the regular edition. This work was aimed quite specifically at those who fished the chalk streams of southern England, but its central message, that the artificial flies should match their living counterparts as closely as possible, was understood to be applicable around the world. This dictum, together with the author's skills in conveying the joys and tribulations of fishing have combined to produce a work that is much in demand today. Litchfield 73. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Lecture du Dossier.

      - Kaltnadel, um 1910, signiert. 27,8:21,5 cm. Guérin 53. – Vorzüglicher, breitrandiger Abdruck des 1. Zustandes auf van-Gelder-Bütten. Insgesamt vergilbt, kleiner Einriß im breiten Rand rechts hinterlegt. Von großer Seltenheit, da nur in 20 Exemplaren gedruckt. Forain war seinerzeit einer der bekanntesten französischen Künstler, der als Karikaturist begann, sich dann den Impressionisten in Paris anschloß, mit dessen berühmtesten Vertretern er zum Teil enge Kontakte pflegte.

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        Poems.

      London: Blackie and Son Ltd,, 1910. Introduction by Alice Meynell. Quarto (249 × 190 mm). Bound for Asprey in recent light blue crushed morocco, twin red morocco labels to spine lettered gilt, raised bands, gilt rules to covers and turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With 36 full page colour plates with captioned tissue-guards and 34 black and white illustrations to text. A fine copy. First trade edition, first impression. Attractively bound, this book features Harrison's beautiful Art Nouveau style illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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