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        Living-room in the residence of Harley Bradley, Kankahee, Illinois, 1900. Pl. XXII

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on 4-ply, wove, tan paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp lower left. Archival mat and backing. Provenance: Archival mat and backing. Provenance: The Prairie Avenue Bookshop, Chicago. The Bookshop recently closed and Wittenborn Art Books has taken over the distribution of the Wasmuth plates.  Many of these were acquired from Wright's apprentices and bear the marginal water stains from the famous fire of 1914, which destroyed the architect's home and studio and most of the edition. Text and title in German/Deutsch. Finely toned and exhibits minor edge wear and water stains throughout the margins; else VG. Kankakee, IL. Dover (XXII); Storrer (1993) 052; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 57; Brooks (1966) p. 202.

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        Laudes Creaturarum. An unbound proof, dated 1910 [not 1911]

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1910. 8pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Unbound. Fine. 8pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. An Early State of Laudes Creaturarum. With the date on the colophon as MDCCCCX, instead of 1911 as in the published version.

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        War and the Arme Blanche.

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1910. With an introduction by the Right Hon. Field-Marshal Earl Roberts. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Spine darkened, boards stained and discoloured, head of spine frayed. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the politician and journalist Leo Amery on the verso of the front free endpaper: "To L. S. Amery, from Erskine Childers. April 10, 1910." Leo Amery was Childers's neighbour and editor of The Times's History of the War in South Africa, for which he persuaded Childers to prepare volume five. The two men were initially exponents of Imperial unity, though later in life they diverged ideologically. Childers became a fanatical supporter of the Irish Home Rule movement, while Amery supported the transfer of power in India and advanced national independence movements in Asia and Africa.

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        Mafarka il futurista.

      Milan: Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia",, 1910. Romanzo. Traduzione dal Francese di Decio Cinti. Octavo. Original orange printed wrappers. Spine lightly toned, slightly rolled and a little creased. An excellent copy of this fragile publication. First Italian edition of Marinetti's uncommon first novel, translated by his personal secretary. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed flamboyantly on the front free endpaper: "al caro e intelligentissimo amico dei futuristi, Koltonski" ("to the dear and intelligent friend of the Futurists, Koltonski"), and accompanied by a Futuristic lightning sketch of "Futuris Marinetti" pricking the sagging bubble of "Passatismo" (Traditionalism). A significant association: "Aleksander Koltonski [(1882-1964) Polish writer and translator], who was a resident in Italy and can be considered a protagonist in popularizing Futurism in Poland, issued a summary of the manifestos on Futurist music by Francesco Balilla Pratella and Luigi Russolo. Koltonski was clearly familiar with the collection I manifesti del futurismo. Prima serie (1914) and demonstrated his extensive knowledge in a groundbreaking article, entitled On Futurism as a Cultural and Artistic Movement, which also included an excerpt from Mariinetti's Zang Tumb Tumb... Koltonski emphasized the importance of Futurism for the political-cultural development of Italy, the innovatory character of its aesthetics, and the movement's fertilizing effect on life and art" (Przemyslaw Strozek, "Marinetti is foreign to us": Polish Responses to Italian Futurism in International Yearbook of Futurism Studies, 2011, volume I p. 89). Originally published in French (Paris: Sansot, 1909) as Mafarka le futuriste: roman africain. There would appear to be a number of issues of this first Italian edition: our copy (and others noted in OCLC) have "10o migliaio" (or "10th thousand") printed on the front cover; Copac notes a copy (Leeds University) with "11th thousand" and we know of a copy calling itself "6th thousand". These are all generally regarded as fictional. Mafarka, set in an imaginary African country, brought Marinetti to trial for obscenity. He was acquitted and the furore helped to put Futurism on the cultural map. Koltonski has made two neat inscriptions in Polish that appear to touch on the trial, saying that the book was "confiscated on moral grounds". .

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        Opus divinum, cui titulus historiae naturalis, multoqua[m] antehac unqua[m] prodiit in luce[m] castigatius, una cu[m] annotationibus Hermanolai Barbari ...Paris, Jean Petit (colophon: Nicolaus Sauetier), 1526. 2 parts in 1 volume (bound in reverse order). Folio. With title-page printed in red and black to the main work (bound second) and title-page to the index (bound first), both in woodcut border in four pieces. Contemporary or near contemporary calf, with the boards richly blind-tooled in a panel design; rebacked with part of the original backstrip laid down.

      Bird 1910; USTC (2 copies); not in Adams; BMC French; Durling; Hunt; Wellcome. Very rare first Paris edition of Historiae naturalis , with the annotations by Hermolaus Barbarus. Pliny's Natural history is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to cover the entire field of ancient knowledge, based on the best authorities available at the time. It encompasses the fields of botany, zoology, astronomy, geology and mineralogy as well as the exploitation of those resources. It remains a standard work for the Roman period and the advances in technology and understanding of natural phenomena at the time. Pliny's accounts of some technical advances are the only sources for those inventions, such as hushing (using water to wash away soil) in mining technology or the use of water mills for crushing or grinding grain. Archaeological excavations have confirmed much of what he wrote. ''We know from Pliny that there were important pearl fisheries in the Gulf … Pliny identifies Tylos (Bahrain) as a place famous for its pearls … [He] attests that pearls were the most highly rated valuable in Roman society, and that those from the Gulf were specially praised … The pearl related finds at the site of El-Dur indicate the site was integrated into the maritime trade routes linking the Roman Empire, the Persian Empire, India and South Arabia'' (Carter). Book 6 holds a chapter that gives the first detailed account of the regions around the Gulf, including what are now Qatar, the Emirates and Oman. Hermolaus Barbarus (1454-1494) was an Italian Renaissance scholar. His discussions of Pliny's Naturalis Historia was first published as Castigationes Plinianae in 1492, in which he made over 5000 corrections to the original text. Due to this work and other classical works he translated or edited he was considered a leader authority on Latin and Greek work on antiquity.With manuscript inscriptions on title-page. The two parts bound in reverse order. Binding rebacked and restored, but with most of the central tooling on the boards still clear. Text in very good dcondition, with only a couple marginal waterstains and some minor thumbing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Sammlung von 2400 Ex Libris und Gelegenheitsgraphiken.

      [ca. 1910-1960].. Versch. Drucktechniken: Kupfer-, Stahlstich, (Farb-)Holzschnitt u. a. In 22 Mappen. Umfangreiche Sammlung eines Buchbinders, in sachkundiger Archivierung und geschmackvoller Aufbewahrung. Sorgfältig geordnet, aufbewahrt in Papiermasken und diese in 22 Mappen, die mit Kleisterpapier und Pergament bezogen sind. Tlw. Blindprägungen auf den Rücken. Unter den Künstlern befinden sich bekannte Namen wie Benard Jan Allers, Desire Ackers, Frank Alpresa, Jan Battermann, Franz v. Bayros, Bruno Bramanti, Gyorgy Buday, Erich Büttner, Valentin le Campion, Vojtech Cinbybulk, Alfred Cossmann, Jos. Diveky, John Dix, Ernst Dombrowski, Michel Fingesten, Willi Geiger, Eric Gill, Luc de Jaeger, W. Jakubowski, Piet Janssens, Maarten de Jong, Max Kislinger, Maria Klimbacher, Bohuslav Knobloch, Emil Kotrba, Alfred Kubin, Anneke Kuyper, Josef Liesler, Suitbert Lobisser, Jaroslav Lukavsky, Max Liebenwein, Richard Lux, Jaroslav Marik, Frans Masereel, Arpad Nagy, Bruno da Osimo, Herbert Ott, Ottmar Premstaller, Leo Primavesi, Hans Ranzoni, Ru van Rossem, Richard Rother, Roland Roveda, Wilhelm Jakob Rozendaal, Pam G. Rueter, Wilhelm Sauer, Mark F. Severin, Pavel Simon, Jiri Svengsbir, Herbert Anton Schimek, Erich Schöner, F. Staeger, Franz Taussig, Richard Teschner, Hedwig zum Tobel, Endre Vadasz, Jaroslav Vodrazka. H. Woyty-Wimmer u. v. a. - Die meisten Graphiken (darunter 271 Gelegenheits- bzw. Gebrauchsgraphikenfür Glückwünsche, Besuchskarten Familienanzeigen, etc.) sind von den Künstlern signiert. Unter den Eignernamen finden sich: Winfried Grunewald, Hans Ranzoni, Erich Schöner, Max Kislinger, Otto Anna Feil, G. Engelmann, Marco Birnholz, Friedrich Leinfellner, Richard Donin, Moritz Kuffner, M. Rabenlechner u. v. a. - Auf Wunsch können detaillierte Auflistungen gezeigt werden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz Les mondes connus et inconnus

      Collection Hetzel, PARIGI 1910 - Les voyages extraordinaires Francese Volume rilegato,la copertina telata riporta usura da scaffale, visibili i bordi stanchi, abrasioni alla cerniera, il dorso leggermente scolorito e con ammaccature alla cima e alla base, le pagine normalmente ingiallite presentano fioriture, i tagli con decorazione in oro, visibili illustrazioni a col.

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        Le secret de W Storitz Hier et demain Contes et nouvelles EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hetzel, 1910. Fine. Hetzel, Paris 1910, in-8 (18,5x28cm), relié. - illustrated collective Edition, and only edition made for this title. Illustrations by Georges Roux, with 30 inset, some in chromolithography. Cardboard Hetzel editor "in the range of an elephant" in full red calico signed Engel, various gold scientific instruments in the foreground second type of flat "i" as indicated by JAUZAC back to the lighthouse, blue endpapers origins all edges gilt.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective illustrée, et unique édition réalisée pour ce titre. Illustrations par georges Roux, avec 30 hors-texte, certains en chromolithographie. Cartonnage éditeur Hetzel "à l'éventail à un éléphant" en pleine percaline rouge signé Engel, divers instruments scientifiques dorés au premier plan, second plat de type "i" comme indiqué par Jauzac, dos au phare, pages de garde bleues d'origines, toutes tranches dorées. Un petit accroc sur le mors du premier plat, un coin un peu frotté. Un accord au milieu du dos un peu frotté. Quelques rousseurs.  

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        Le Corbusier et Pierre Jeanneret: Oeuvres Complete (Vols. 1-6 {of 8}) --All in Nice Dustjackets

      Zurich: Les Editions d'Architecture (Editions Girsberger). Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. A handsome example of the first 6 (of 8) volumes in the ambitious "Oeuvre Complete" of Le Corbusier. All 6 volumes are early re-issues and all are very presentable and well-preserved. Tight, clean and Near Fine in crisp, VG+ to Near Fine dustjackets. Uniform oblong quartos, hundreds and hundreds of crisp black-and-white photos, designs and drawings. Text in French, English and German. The volumes are: "Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret 1910-1929"; "Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret 1929-1934"; "Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret 1934-1938"; "Le Corbusier 1938-1946"; "Le Corbusier 1946-1952"; and "Le Corbusier 1952-1957"

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        Poems

      London-Glagow-Bombay: Blackie and Son Ltd, 1910. Limited to 350 Copies Signed and Numbered by the Artist With a Presentation Note from Christina Rossetti Full Contemporary Maroon Morocco, Gilt Extra ROSSETTI, Christina. HARRISON, [Emma] Florence (illustrator). Poems by Christina Rossetti. Introduction by Alice Meynell. London, Glasgow & Bombay: Blackie and Son Ltd., 1910. Limited to 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist, this being copy no. 93. Affixed to the limitation leaf, below Florence Harrison's signature is a small sheet (2 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches; 62 x 110 mm.) inscribed in black ink "Very sincerely yours / Christina G. Rossetti". Large quarto (11 1/4 x 8 7/8 in; 285 x 225 mm.). xxiv, 369, [1, blank], [2] pp. Thirty-six mounted color plates on heavy stock, with captioned tissue guards. Thirty-four mounted black and white plates. Black and white head and tailpieces. Bound ca. 1910 in full dark maroon morocco, covers elaborately stamped and bordered in gilt, spine with five raised bands, decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board-edges and wide gilt turn-ins. Inlaid dark green morocco liners elaborately bordered in gilt, cream watered silk end-leaves, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine very slightly sunned, otherwise a very fine example. Although this elaborate binding is not signed it is most certainly the work of an American bindery, possibly Stikeman & Co. of New York. 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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

      London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1910. First edition. Profusely illustrated with 36 color plates by Florence Harrison. 4to, publishers original white cloth, extensively decorated in gilt with an all-over elaborately designed illustration and lettering in gilt on the upper cover, the spine beautifully lettered and extensively decorated in gilt, also in an all-over design, t.e.g. xxiv, 369 pp. A very attractive copy, the plates all pristine and the text very fine, the white cloth with just a little expected evidence of handling. A BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF ROSSETTI'S POEMS, BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED IN A VERY ATTRACTIVE BINDING AND REPLETE WITH WONDERFUL ILLUSTRATIONS. Florence Harrison illustrated books by several notable notable Pre-Raphaelite circle poets. Along with Christina Rossetti she also illustrated poems by William Morris and Sir Alfred Tennyson. This book in particular is an especially pleasing work in the oeuvre of illustrated books of the early 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Christina Rossetti's Poems

      Boston: Dana Estes & Co, 1910. Hardcover. VG. Light rubbing to covers but no wear to gilt. Tight and very clean interior with no marks. Very light sunning to page edges.. Florence Harrison. Cream buckram with exquisite gilt lettering and Pre-Raphaelite cover designs; TEG. (xxiv), 369 pp. with 36 color, tipped-in plates with tissue covers, 34 bw plates and numerous additional smaller bw illustrations and decorations throughout. Decorative end papers following cover theme. With an introduction by Alice Meynell. Sumptuous illustrations by Harrison, one of the late Pre-Raphaelite illustrators who became a regular illustrator for Blackies, the famous Glasgow publisher. This volume of Rossetti's poetry required 24 color and 48 bw illustrations, but Harrison submitted the ones herein, and the book was published. Rossetti's descriptive and imaginative poetry and Harrison's illustrations are highly complementary. A spectacular book to read and behold.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Poems

      London: Blackie & Sons, 1910. First with Harrison's illustrations. Hard Cover. vg. Quarto. Bound in cream cloth with elaborate gilt design and lettering to cover and spine. Pictorial endpapers. (Front endpaper has small piece out) Thirty-two color illustrations mounted to heavy paper as well as many full page and smaller black and white illustrations all by Florence Harrison. Page preceding half-title page is slightly shaken. Oveall a lovely copy with superb illustrations by this fantasy illustrator.

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        Collected Works of William Morris, The

      London: Longmans Green and Company, 1910. The Definitive Edition of the Works of William Morris MORRIS, William. The Collected Works of William Morris. With introductions by his daughter May Morris. London: Longmans Green and Company, 1910-1915. Limited to 1,050 numbered copies (of which this is number 271). Twenty-four octavo volumes (9 x6 1/8 inches; 229 x 156 mm.). Photogravure frontispieces and plates (by Emery Walker and Walker & Boutall), facsimiles (one color) and examples of Kelmscott type and borders, maps (some folding). Bound ca. 1915, in full brown morocco. Covers decoratively bordered in gilt, spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt ruled turn-ins, full dark blue morocco doublures decoratively ruled in gilt, purple watered silk end-leaves, top edge gilt, others uncut. Although the binding is not signed it is most probably the work of Stikeman & Co. of New York. Minimal rubbing to extremities otherwise a very fine set of the definitive edition of Morris's works. William Morris (1834-1896), "English designer, poet, and early socialist, whose designs for furniture, wallpaper, and other decorative products generated the Arts and Crafts Movement. Through his friendship with the poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Morris was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, whose interest in medieval subjects was reflected in Morris' poetry as well as his designs... As a poet, he first achieved fame and success with the romantic narrative The Life and Death of Jason (1867). Other works of this period were The Earthly Paradise (1868-70), a series of narrative poems based on classical and medieval sources; the exquisitely illuminated Book of Verse (1870); and his principal poetic achievement, the epic Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs (1876), written after a prolonged study of the Old Norse sagas... [Morris] became an active socialist; he formed the Socialist League, with its own publication, The Commonweal. There his two finest romances-A Dream of John Ball (1888) and News from Nowhere (1890), an idyllic vision of a rural socialist utopia-appeared. Subsequently, he founded the Hammersmith Socialist Society. Morris founded the Kelmscott Press in 1891, and between that year and 1898 it produced 53 titles in 66 volumes. He designed three typestyles for his press, including Geoffrey Chaucer type, in which The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer was printed during the last years of Morris' life. One of the greatest examples of the art of the printed book, Chaucer is the most highly decorated of the Kelmscott publications" (Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature).

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        Recherches sur l'okapi et les girafes de l'est Africain.

      - Paris, Masson, 1910-1911. Two parts in one. Large 8vo (23.8 x 15.3 cm). Title page, hand-coloured frontispiece, 279 [93; 186] pp., 78 [27; 51] groups of text figures, 11 [5; 6] double-sized plates, of which one partly coloured. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. Original printed wrappers bound in.l A rare, complete set of these important contributions to the knowledge of the okapi and giraffes, including a finely coloured plate of the okapi (frontispiece), and a double-sized plate of two species of giraffe, one of which is the Giraffa camelopardis rothschildi, described by Lydekker. This work contains excellent illustations of skeleton parts, teeth, etc., etc. It was published in two parts in the "Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie", but these are the offprints, with their separately printed wrappers. The frontispiece is plate one of the first part, so the total number of plates is 12. Maurice Edmond Karl de Rothschild (1881-1957) "was an art collector, vineyard owner, financier, Senator of France, and one of the most financially successful members of the prominent Rothschild banking family of France" (Wikipedia). In 1904-1906 he organized a scientific expedition to Ethiopia and central Africa). The naturalist Henri Neuville (1872-1946) was director at the Laboratoire de zoologie comparative de l'Ecole pratique des hautes études in Paris. Handwritten, signed dedication by Neuville on the half title of the first part and pictorial (mammalogical) bookplate of the Dutch biologist Arie Scheygrond (1905-1996) on the blank front free endpaper verso. A very good copy. Despite the fine illustrations not in Nissen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        NIGHTSHADE. By Paul Gwynne [pseudonym] ..

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1910.. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-viii [ix] x [xi-xii] [1] 2-431 [432: printer's imprint] [433-436: ads], original dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. "... a device (a lamp of 'black light') produces electromagnetic radiation which enables a blind man to partially see once more." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 100. The device enables the blind musician to see into the phantom world. Stuart Teitler terms this novel "Fortean SF anticipating SINISTER BARRIER, et al." Bleiler (1978), p. 89. Reginald 06508. Publisher's circular "presentation copy" embossed stamp on title page. Slight spine lean, cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, lower front corner tip bruised, some tanning to endpapers and mild foxing to text block, a very good copy with bright cover stamping and delicate white enamel stamping on front panel wholly intact. A scarce book. (#149563)

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        THE DEUCE AND ALL ..

      London: The Equinox, 1910.. Small octavo, pp. [i-x] xi-xvi [1-2] 3-298 [299-307: ads] [308: blank], title page printed in red and black, original olive green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Raffalovich on the half title page: "Sybil, love, / May you forever keep all / the friends you attract; / but then you would, even / without my (poor?) wishes / George Raffalovich / Nov. 1912." Twelve short stories, many dealing with occult subjects, plus a six-page Introduction which argues for a rejuvenation of the short story. The author was an occultist associated with Aleister Crowley, who published articles by Raffolovich in his journal, THE EQUINOX. Ten pages at the rear contain press reviews of an earlier work by Raffalovich (PLANETARY JOURNEYS AND EARTHLY SKETCHES, republished as ON THE LOOSE), and ads for other titles published by THE EQUINOX. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 180. Locke, Voyages in Space 169. Bleiler (1978), p. 163. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corners, and along outer joints, endpapers foxed, a very good copy. A very scarce book. (#151687)

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        Opus divinum, cui titulus historiae naturalis, multoqua[m] antehac unqua[m] prodiit in luce[m] castigatius, una cu[m] annotationibus Hermanolai Barbari .Paris, Jean Petit (colophon: Nicolaus Sauetier), 1526. 2 parts in 1 volume (bound in reverse order). Folio. With title-page printed in red and black to the main work (bound second) and title-page to the index (bound first), both in woodcut border in four pieces. Contemporary or near contemporary calf, with the boards richly blind-tooled in a panel design; rebacked with part of the original backstrip laid down.

      - Bird 1910; USTC (2 copies); not in Adams; BMC French; Durling; Hunt; Wellcome. Very rare first Paris edition of Historiae naturalis, with the annotations by Hermolaus Barbarus. Pliny's Natural history is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire to the modern day and purports to cover the entire field of ancient knowledge, based on the best authorities available at the time. It encompasses the fields of botany, zoology, astronomy, geology and mineralogy as well as the exploitation of those resources. It remains a standard work for the Roman period and the advances in technology and understanding of natural phenomena at the time. Pliny's accounts of some technical advances are the only sources for those inventions, such as hushing (using water to wash away soil) in mining technology or the use of water mills for crushing or grinding grain. Archaeological excavations have confirmed much of what he wrote. ''We know from Pliny that there were important pearl fisheries in the Gulf Pliny identifies Tylos (Bahrain) as a place famous for its pearls [He] attests that pearls were the most highly rated valuable in Roman society, and that those from the Gulf were specially praised The pearl related finds at the site of El-Dur indicate the site was integrated into the maritime trade routes linking the Roman Empire, the Persian Empire, India and South Arabia'' (Carter). Book 6 holds a chapter that gives the first detailed account of the regions around the Gulf, including what are now Qatar, the Emirates and Oman. Hermolaus Barbarus (1454-1494) was an Italian Renaissance scholar. His discussions of Pliny's Naturalis Historia was first published as Castigationes Plinianae in 1492, in which he made over 5000 corrections to the original text. Due to this work and other classical works he translated or edited he was considered a leader authority on Latin and Greek work on antiquity.With manuscript inscriptions on title-page. The two parts bound in reverse order. Binding rebacked and restored, but with most of the central tooling on the boards still clear. Text in very good dcondition, with only a couple marginal waterstains and some minor thumbing. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1910]. From the Old French. Including Blue Beard, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, title block to front board gilt, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt. With 30 mounted colour plates, tissues. The occasional minor blemish otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. Edition de Luxe, limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist.

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        Literarisches und künstlerisches Miturheberrecht. Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde bei der juristischen Fakultät der Universität Leipzig. Eingereicht von Lothar Schreyer, stud. jur. aus Blasewitz bei Dresden.

      Erste Ausgabe. - Mit dieser Dissertation promovierte Lothar Schreyer 1910 in den Rechtswissenschaften. - Schreyer (1886-1966) war von 1916 bis 1928 Schriftleiter von Herwarth Waldens expressionistischer Zeitschrift ?Der Sturm? und Leiter der 1918 gegründeten Sturm-Bühne. Ab 1921 leitete er für zwei Jahre die Bühnenwerkstatt am Bauhaus in Weimar. - Titelseite mit Besitzvermerk von Alf Schreier [d.i. der Sohn von Lothar Schreyer]. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Menus and Invitations for the Societe Archeologique, Historique & Artistique le Vieux Papier our l'etude de la vie & Des Moeurs d'autrefois (Archaeological Society, Historical and Artistic Old Paper for the Study of Life & Habits) 1910-

      Includes three (3) invitations to attend the annual dinner of the French Old Paper Society for 1910, 1911 and an unknown year plus four (4) menus for 1911, 1912, 1914 and 1926. Fine printing and imagery. The society celebrated its 100th dinner on April 28, 1914. A predecessor to The Ephemera Society (UK) and the Ephemera Society of America. One year's menu featured humanity towards animals.

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        Holzauto: Großes, zweisitziges Cabrio ca. 1910 - 1920 entstanden.

       Ungewöhnlich großes, antikes Holzauto, ca. 1910 - 1920 entstanden ( ohne erkennbare Marken- oder Firmenbezeichnung ): Gesamtlänge 56 cm, maximale Breite 22,5 cm, maximale Höhe 27,5 cm , Gewicht 4200 Gramm. Es handelt sich um einen schönen, offenen, massiv gearbeiteten Zweisitzer mit funktionstüchtiger Metalllenkung. Die Holzteile rot, gold und grün bemalt. Räder ebenfalls aus Holz gearbeitet und wie auch der Doppelsitz dunkelbraun bemalt. Die großen Seitenbleche aus Metall ( rot und gelb bemalt ). Mit Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren ( Farbabreibungen und -abplatzungen, einige Schrauben fehlen, der Sitz ist stärker gelockert, das Holz an einigen Stellen gering beschädigt. Der Sitz nur lose aufliegend. Die Metallteile teils angerostet bzw. korrodiert ). Insgesamt ein sehr dekoratives, ausgefallenes, sammelwürdiges Stück. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Spielzeug, Holzspielzeug, Holzauto, PKW, Cabrio, Auto, Automobil, Kinderspielzeug, Blechspielzeug, Zweisitzer

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

      London: George Harrap & Co.,, [1910]. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full terracotta morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to upper boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, plain black endpapers, all edges gilt. Colour plates tipped in. Design, layout, lettering, colour and monochrome illustrations by Willy Pogany. A fine copy. Limited edition, numbered 180 of 525 copies, signed by Willy Pogany. Arguably Pogany's best work and a well illustrated edition of Coleridge's masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        An album of large-format photographs of Canberra at the time of its major expansion in the late 1960s

      - Large oblong quarto (340 x 505 mm), comprising a leaf of text, 2 colour maps, a mounted colour photograph of a painting by Lawrence Daws, and 32 original photographs (each 335 x 495 mm), being 25 of present-day Canberra (one in colour), and 7 of artists' or architects' impressions of future developments (all leaves printed rectos only). Interleaved between most of the photographs is a narrower sheet of explanatory text. Post-bound full morocco lettered in gilt on the front cover; leather slightly rubbed and a little dusty; in excellent condition. Not identified as such, but from the estate of Sir Alexander Russell Downer, politician and diplomat (1910-1981). The album has the look and feel of a deluxe presentation production, not for general distribution. It would appear to be a pictorial precursor to the NCDC's commercial publication, 'Tomorrow's Canberra - Planning for Growth and Change' (ANU Press, 1970), a copy of which comes with this album. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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