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        LES FEMMES DE THEATRE DU XVIIIe SIECLE.

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art, Piazza, 1911. In-4, 122 pages, 1/275 exemplaires sur Hollande (n°119), 40 gravures. Reliure de Gruel, plein maroquin marron, plats encadrés de 6 filets dorés avec motifs floraux dans les angles, dos à nerfs, filets dorés et caissons fleuronnés, filets intérieurs dorés avec motifs floraux d'angle, toutes tranches dorées, sous emboîtage. Dos et mors très légèrement frottés, intérieur très frais. Splendide reliure de Gruel, très bel exemplaire.

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        Premiers Paysages. Les Leçons de Choses du Petit Coloriste

      Henri Laurens, Editeur, Paris 1911 - First edition of Maurice Denis's iconic modernist coloring book, Premiers Paysages. A founding member of the group of French painters known as Les Nabis, Denis was invited by editor Henri Laurens to contribute to a popular children's art series, Les Leçons de Choses du Petit Coloriste. In response, during the summer of 1911, Denis produced a series of dreamlike French landscapes. "Petits coloristes" can lose themselves in painting scenes of villages and mountains, countryside and seashore, with captions by Denis that provide a wry running commentary on his creative process: "Ce n'est pas difficile de faire des maisons quand on ne fait pas toutes les fenêtres." (Denis even reminds his young readers to keep their paints separate and their brushes clean.) The quality of these vibrant landscapes, which exemplify Denis's famous definition of painting as "a flat surface covered with colors assembled in a certain order," was immediately recognized. In 1912, the bibliophilic society "Les XX" commissioned a deluxe edition of twenty signed copies, featuring an extra plate and multiple impressions of each image. This first edition of Premiers Paysages, while less lavishly produced, reflects the book's original identity as an inexpensive, ephemeral activity book, and is extremely scarce in any condition. A clean near-fine copy. Quarto, original color pictorial paper boards, sixteen staple-bound pages. Includes seven color plates and seven matching uncolored plates, with two additional uncolored plates reproducing the color images printed on the boards. Light general foxing and toning. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Meiningen, 21. VI. 1911.

      1911. 4to. 2 pp. With autograph envelope. To Director Beckerath about a concert to be held at Bad Pyrmont. - On stationery with printed letterhead of the hotel "Sächsischer Hof" at Meiningen.

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        The Principles of Scientific Management

      Harper and Brothers 1911 - First edition, first issue. (Special edition printed in February 1911 for confidential circulation among the members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers with the compliments of the author.) 77 p. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Near Fine. Very faint staining to back cover corner. Very light waviness to pages. Rare, especially in such nice condition. The author was the maverick originator of "scientific management" and the best-known exponent of workplace time studies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches géologiques et géographiques sur le Haut-Pays de l'Oranie( Algérie et territoire du sud)

      Rey, Lyon, 1911 - Fort et grand in 4 broché, 1001 pages. Nombreuses figures, cartes dépliantes ainsi que 16 planches dont 12 planches en lithographie représentant des coquillages fossiles.

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        Pobegi Travy. Perevod s Angliiskogo K.D. Balmonta

      Moscow: Scorpoin, 1911, 1911. First edition of this Russian translation of Whitman's Leaves of Grass. OCLC entries 19921102, 19800701 & 19970806 record eight copies (Stanford, Yale, Harvard, Tx-HRC, NYPL, Mich, Penn & Penn State). Fine copy.. 4to, contemporary decorated cloth, brown leather label, gilt lettering, Original printed front wrapper bound in. Half-title present. The first "complete" translation of Leaves of Grass into Russian, translated by Konstantin Balmont. It was preceded by a smaller selection translated by Korni Chukovsky in 1905 and 1907. This more comprehensive translation was subject to censorship, which is apparent in the odd pagination of page 23, which is paginated 23-49.

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        THE BRITISH JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHIC ALMANAC

      - Anuario fotográfico publicado en Londres. Magníficamente ilustrado con publicidad, progresos en el arte fotográfico, novedades, fotografías de estudio, diverso material fotográfico (cámaras, ampliadoras, proyectores, etc . . .). Henry Greenwood & Co. London. Enc. en tela editorial. 19x13. Paginaciones diversas (entre 600 y 1200 pp.). Disponemos de los años siguientes que vendemos en conjunto:1911, 1916, 1918, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1959, 1960, 1961. LIBROS ANTIGUOS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Baseball: The National Game From the Earliest Days to the Present Season

      P.F.Collier & Son 1911 - Over-sized hardback book (no dust jacket) titled THE BOOK OF BASEBALL. Edited and compiled by William Patten and J. Walker McSpadden. Published in 1911 by P.F.Collier & Son. Illustrated with Charles Dana Gibson frontispiece and many vintage black and white baseball photographs of players, stadiums and plays in progress. One of the greatest books on Baseball ever published. Boards are scuffed/worn at edge - small amount of fraying at both ends of spine. Binding and interior pages solid. Bookseller since 1995 (UL-2-middle-R-flat) rareviewbooks [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le dossiane. L'ora topica di Carlo Dossi. Saggio di critica integrale

      Presso A. Nicola e C, 1911. In 8, pp. 216 + (8). Br. ed. ill. Perfetti restauri al d. Bella dedica al poeta futurista siciliano Manzella Frontini . Raro studio del poeta lombardo, tardivamente rivalutato da critici quali Fortini e Sanguineti e che testimonia l'interesse di questo autore per la scapigliatura (alla quale e' considerato contiguo) e per il Dossi. Volume dedicato al futurista Manzella, uno dei pochi legati alla linea luciniana , linea che auspicava un'evoluzione graduale e biologica per il processo di evoluzione del futurismo e che si concludera' con l'abbandono del movimento da parte di Lucini, Manzella e pochi altri (Cfr. Come ho superato il futurismo, La Voce, 1913). Salaris, p. 24 ITA

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        The Now-A-Day Fairy Book.

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1911 - Quarto. Original red cloth, titles to spine in white, illustration to front board pasted down. Lettering to spine lightly rubbed, chip to front board at top edge resulting in loss of the corner, light wear to corners and ends of spine, inscription to front free endpaper. A very good copy. 6 colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith First edition, first printing. A beautifully illustrated fairy tale collection which includes, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Three Little Bear, Sleeping Beauty and many others. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Geschichte der Stadt Stettin

      Verlag von Leon Sauniers Buchhandlung,, Stettin 1911 - Mit 1 mehrfach gefalt. Plan u. zahlr. Tafeln u. Abbildungen. 4to. OPrgmt.-Einbd. mit Kopfgoldschnitt im Schuber. XVI, 548 S. Schuber beschädigt. Liebhaberusgabe. "Von dieser Ausgabe wurden im Jahre 1911 für Bücherfreunde hundert numerierte Exemplare hergestellt, gebunden in Pergament mit Aufdruck in echt Gold und drei Farben. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 94." Tadelloses Exemplar dieser seltenen Luxusausgabe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de Catalogues d'Estampes par Loys-Delteil ] N° 247 6 novembre 1911 Estampes du XVIIIe Siècle Hôtel Drouot / N° 248 Estampes anciennes et modernes 7 novembre 1911 / N° 249 Collection Jules Renouvier Ière Partie Estampes anciennes et modernes 8 Novembre 1911 / N° 250 Collection de M. H. A*** Estampes & Dessins Modernes 15 novembre 1911 / N° 251 Costumes du XVIIIe siècle 16 Novembre 1911 / N° 252 Estampes & Dessins 17 novembre 1911 / N° 254 Estampes du XVIIIe siècle 9 décembre 1911 / N° 256 Estampes & Dessins anciens & modernes 15 décembre 1911 / N° 257 Catalogue des Tableaux, dessins et estampes de la collection M. M. B*** 7 Février 1912 / N° 259 Estampes du XVIIIe siècle 23 Février 1912 / N° 260 Estampes du XVIIe siècle Estampes mo

      Frazier-Soye 1911 - 18 et 24 catalogues en 2 vol. in-8 reliure pleine toile noire, couv. cons., Frazier-Soye, 1911-1913 Belle réunion de 42 catalogues d'estampes par Loys-Delteil. Bon ensemble (accroc à un mors en tête, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Prix du lot, non séparable. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES

      1911. POTTER. POTTER,BEATRIX. TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES. London: Warne 1911 (1911). 12mo (4 1/4 x 5 3/4"), dark green boards, pictorial paste-on, small owner inscription else Fine IN ORIGINAL PRINTED GLASSINE WRAPPER which lists this title last on the rear panel, lists Roly Poly, Pie, and Ginger on front flap and Fierce Bad Rabbit and Miss Moppet on rear flap. (wrapper has 1/2" chip top of spine, base of spine has "1-net" price, a few smaller chips elsewhere but overall VG). 1st ed. Illustrated with color frontis plus 26 color plates and pictorial endpapers (plate X, Quinby 20). Exceptional copy, rare in wrapper.

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        Vieilles Pierres Lyonnaises. Illustré de 5 Eaux-Fortes et de 350 Dessins dont 25 hors texte par Joannès Drevet.

      Lyon, Cumin et Masson, Libraires-Editeurs, 1911, 1 volume de 26x32 cm environ, 327 pp., reliure plein maroquin bordeaux sous étui toilé grège et bordures biseautées assorties en maroquin, dos à 5 nerfs, orné de titres dorés et motifs lions dorés aux entre-nerfs. Exemplaire numéroté N° 234/250, sur papier Vélin Teinté, contenant : Les 5 Eaux-Fortes en deux Etats (avant et avec la lettre), les 25 grands Compositions hors texte, en deux teintes. Couverture d'origine conservées. Parfait état.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country. Arabia in Picture and Story. New York etc., Fleming H. Revell Co., (1911).

      1911. 8vo. 125 pp. With frontispiece, 15 plates and several text illustrations (including a map of the Gulf coast and the first page of a Quran). Original illustrated cloth. First edition of this account of travel through the Arabian desert. - S. M. Zwemer (1867-1952), the "Apostle to Islam", was a missionary at Basra, Bahrain, and at other locations in Arabia from 1891 to 1905. He was a member of the Arabian Mission (1890-1913) and served in Egypt from 1913 to 1929. He also traveled widely in Asia Minor and was elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London. - A good, clean copy without the front flyleaf. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2379. OCLC 5163501.

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        La Côte. Recueil de chants celtiques.

      Imprimerie Paul Birault, Paris, 1911 - 139 p, in 8 demi maroquin tabac, aux plats en liège naturel, doublé de gardes en liège, tranche superieur dorée, reliure signé Lobstein. Envoi de Max Jacob sur la première page "Au poète Benjamin Peret dont la mère est de Quimpere". Beau dessin de Max Jacobe en frontispice. Edicition originale. Très bel exemplaire ayant conservé toute sa fraicheur, dans une belle et étonnante reliure. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rosine".

      1911 - Huile sur toile, signée du cachet d'atelier en bas à droite, 1911, 38 x 61 cm., (encadrée). Une jeune femme, vêtue d'un simple collier et coiffée d'un turban à la façon de Paul POIRET, hume du bout des doigts une corbeille de fleurs et de fruits parfumés. Elle repose nonchalamment sur un divan couvert de coussins dans un intérieur typiquement Art déco. Le fameux cordon pour "Les Choses de Paul Poiret vues par Georges Lepape" est à portée de sa main. Ses paupières sont légèrement closes afin de donner libre cours à cet ultime sens qu'est l'odorat. Une affichette pour "Rosine parfumeur" représente la même jeune femme, couverte d'une simple tunique, où pose, geste, et environnement sont indentiques (reproduite p. 56, in Claude Lepape et Thierry Leferre, "Georges Lepape ou l'élégance illustrée", Hersher, 1983). Légers plis, châssis récent, petites traces de clous extérieures, infimes traces de restauration. Oeuvre originale

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        A Pair of Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits, the Court Official in deep blue robes, his wife in red

      China, 1911. Very good condition. A pair of richly colored, highly decorative Chinese ancestor portraits, depicting an official of the court of the Qing dynasty (1664-1911) and his wife, each seated on chairs draped in silk, and wearing embroidered multicolored robes highlighted in silver and gilt. The portraits are still and dignified, the subjects gazing calmly out from the highly formal settings.The woman is dressed in a red dragon patterned robe, with blue green headdress ornamented with hanging strings of pearls and jade beads. Her husband, the court official, is dressed in a dark blue surcoat trimmed in white fur (likely his winter court dress), a ceremonial collar, and a long necklace. At the feet of each are carved wooden stools.These commemorative portraits were commissioned by families to call forth the presence of the deceased ancestors in religious ceremonies. The portraits allowed the family to ask for blessings from their ancestors and also revealed the status of the individual in society. The costumes were painted with great care because the design elements of each garment revealed the rank of the official. The costumes are painted in layers of thick color, contrasting with the thinner application of paint for the faces.Watercolor and gouache on silk with thin strips of silk brocade at the top and bottom, the outermost borders of pale moire silk.A few faint areas of toning in a few areas of the undecorated background of the woman's portrait; a bit of toning along the extreme right edge of the undecorated background of the man's portrait. The images approximately 16 1/2 x 26", in gilt and silver decorated wood frames, 21 1/2 x 30 1/2"

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        Coups d'oeil sur Paris, illustrés de 84 compositions de Charles Heyman dont 21 eaux-fortes originales et 63 dessins gravés sur bois par P.-E. VIBERT, Ch. Hessèle, Paris, 1911.

      1 volume in-4° relié pleine reliure janséniste de maroquin rouge dans son étui, dos à nerfs, date dorée en queue, auteur et titre doré, toutes tranches dorées, filets dorés sur les coupes, contreplat de plein maroquin encadré d'un filet doré (Affolter relieur) garde de moire rouge - 152 p. - Tirage à 340 exemplaires. Un des 25 exemplaires sur papier d'arches avec deux états des planches, un dessin original et le prospectus illustré et une suite intégrée des planches sur chine. Très bel exemplaire mais petites traces de frottement sur deux nerfs et fissures aux mors inférieurs sans gravité.

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        Monument Henry Russell. Souvenir du 5 Septembre 1911

      Imprimerie Générale du Sud-Ouest, Bergerac 1911 - ______ Format : In-8. [195 x 124 mm] Collation : portrait, 51 pp. Demi-veau beige. (Reliure de l'époque.). ___. ____ Exemplaire de Mathilde Béraldi, épouse d'Henri Béraldi, avec son ex-libris sur cuir bleu. Béraldi était vice président du Comité du Monument Russell. Madame Béraldi figure dans la liste des souscripteurs en fin d'ouvrage, ainsi que ses fils, André et Pierre, en compagnie naturellement d'Henri. Bel exemplaire. La reliure est signée P. Affolter, un des relieurs habituels des Béraldi. Bel exemplaire. Labarère 1392. Labarère, Henry Russell 60. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Livre de la conqueste de la princée de l'Amorée. CHRONIQUE DE MOREE ( 1204-1305 ).

      Librairie Renouard Paris 1911 Fort in-8 ( 260 X 165 mm ) de CXX-430 pages, plein vélin ivoire verni, dos lisse avec titre en long, plats richement décorés de petits sujets aquarellés. ( Reliure signée de R. SALLE ). Ouvrage imprimé sur beau papier, non rogné ( témoins conservés ). Carte dépliante hors-texte. Très bel exemplaire de ce livre rare. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Monoplans Hanriot

      Catalogue de la maison « The Monoplans Hanriot Co Ltd », sans date (1911), ills couleur, photos noir et blanc - Agrafé,24 cm x 32 cm, 32 pages (non paginé) - Textes de André de F., René Million, etc, ills couleur et couv. de Ed. Touraine - Rousseurs sinon bon état - rarissime

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1911 - 1911 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition.

      Hi, Here we have a rare 1911 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 16th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and spine. The boards are excellent, very clean and crisp, one tiny mark to the rear at the bottom, some of the cloth is lifting if being picky. Inside the hinges are very good, very tightly bound. Amazingly clean inside including the yellow pastedowns and photoplate. Minimal foxing. A lovely book. Very Rare in this condition, No restoration.

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        Le martyre de Saint Sébastien*. Mystère composé en rythme français par G. d'A. et joué à Paris sur la scène du Châtelet le XXII mai MCMXI avec la musique de Claude Debussy.

      Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1911, - in-16, pp. (8, di cui le prime 5 bb.), VIII, 270, (2 bb.), broch.edit.con titolo in rosso e nero e incisione raffigurante il Martirio del Santo su carta tipo pergamenata, entro legatura in pergamena rigida, titolo in gotico in rosso e nero e fregi oro al dorso. Edizione originale, nella prima tiratura che non reca indicazione di migliaio alla copertina anteriore, che contrassegna invece le successive ristampe. Le pagine prelim. in numeraz. romana contengono il messaggio a Maurice Barrès, scrittore antidannunziano. Fu rappresentata per la prima volta dalla Compagnia di Ida Rubinstein, mima russa ed ispiratrice del "Mistero". *Dedica autografa* "à Madame Marie Scheikévitch - pur la quelle il manque en ce livre un rondel sur des "roses blanches au miel de l'Hymette". Gabriele D'Annunzio". Marie Scheikévitch (1866-1966) di famiglia di origine russa si trasferì a Parigi nel 1896 dove sposò Carolus-Duran. Introdotta dal suocero nei circoli letterari della capitale entrò in contatto con Proust (il loro epistolario venne edito nel 1928). De Medici n. 73. Guabello n. 212.Vecchioni n. 39. Falqui p. 32-3. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Pair of Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits, the Court Official in deep blue robes, his wife in red

      China, 1911. Very good condition. A pair of richly colored, highly decorative Chinese ancestor portraits, depicting an official of the court of the Qing dynasty (1664-1911) and his wife, each seated on chairs draped in silk, and wearing embroidered multicolored robes highlighted in silver and gilt. The portraits are still and dignified, the subjects gazing calmly out from the highly formal settings. The woman is dressed in a red dragon patterned robe, with blue green headdress ornamented with hanging strings of pearls and jade beads. Her husband, the court official, is dressed in a dark blue surcoat trimmed in white fur (likely his winter court dress), a ceremonial collar, and a long necklace. At the feet of each are carved wooden stools. These commemorative portraits were commissioned by families to call forth the presence of the deceased ancestors in religious ceremonies. The portraits allowed the family to ask for blessings from their ancestors and also revealed the status of the individual in society. The costumes were painted with great care because the design elements of each garment revealed the rank of the official. The costumes are painted in layers of thick color, contrasting with the thinner application of paint for the faces. Watercolor and gouache on silk with thin strips of silk brocade at the top and bottom, the outermost borders of pale moire silk. A few faint areas of toning in a few areas of the undecorated background of the woman's portrait; a bit of toning along the extreme right edge of the undecorated background of the man's portrait. The images approximately 16 1/2 x 26", in gilt and silver decorated wood frames, 21 1/2 x 30 1/2"

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        Istoricheskaia Vystavka Arkhitektury

      1911. 336, X pp. presentation of the prolific outpouring of Neo-Classical architecture and art, particularly in and around Saint Petersburg, scholarly text with extensive bibliographic notes, index, hundreds of illustrations on plates (some folding) showing facades, plans, interiors, engravings, decorative works, paintings and other art works, with captions in Russian and French. Large 4to. Wrpps. Saint Petersburg (A. F. Marks) 1911. An important compendium of material showing works by Russian architects and artists as well as works by foreign-born practitioners, including Quarenghi, Gonzago, Cameron, Paterson, Rinaldi, et al.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U. ("Hermann Hesse"). O. O. u. D.

      1911. 1 S. 8vo. "So mußt du allen Dingen | Bruder und Schwester sein, | Daß sie dich ganz umschlingen, | Daß du nicht scheidest Mein und Dein. || Kein Stern, kein Laub soll fallen - | Du mußt mit ihm vergehn! | So wirst du auch mit allen | Allstündlich auferstehn". - Etwas unregelmäßig beschnitten. Unter dem Titel "Rat" veröffentlicht in der Gedichtsammlung "Unterwegs" (München 1911, S. 36).

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U. Wien, 1911.

      1911. 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. 2 Notenzeilen aus "ballo in maschera" von Verdi. - Der aus Rom gebürtige Baritonsänger war u. a. am Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, am Teatro Pedro II. in Rio de Janeiro, am Teatro São José in São Paulo und an der Covent Garden Opera in London zu hören. "1892 wirkte er bei der Uraufführung der Oper ‚I Rantzau' von Pietro Mascagni mit. Jules Massenet schrieb für Battistini die Titelpartie seiner Oper ‚Werther' für Bariton um. Auch Giuseppe Verdi schätzte den Sänger sehr. Es kam jedoch zu einer Mißstimmung zwischen den beiden Künstlern, als Battistini die Hauptrolle in Verdis ‚Falstaff' ablehnte. Richard Wagner erklärte Battistinis Interpretation der Arie ‚O du mein holder Abendstern' aus der Oper ‚Tannhäuser' zu seiner Lieblingsversion. Battistini gilt als eine der herausragenden Sängerpersönlichkeiten seiner Zeit" (Wikipedia).

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        [TSIOLKOVSKY DEFENDING HIS IDEAS] Zashchita aeronata [i e The Defence of the Aeronat]

      Kaluga: Izdaniye avtora; E.T. Archangelskaya, 1911. 12 pp.: ill., photos. Original illustrated wrappers. Fine. Very rare pre-revolutionary brochure in mint condition. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) is a man whose ideas made the space exploration possible. In the 1910s he has already proven that it's not impossible to send some kind of operated apparatus into space, also he calculated the speed and conditions of such travel. His ideas were too ahead of their time and he met a little support. He was producing different projects of aerostats, aeronats and dirigibles trying to find the one that would fit his calculations. He had to publish the project using his own money in his native town of Kaluga and send brochures out to scientific societies and individual scientists. This brochure is one of the early projects of Tsiolkovsky. In this brochure Tsiolkovsky defended his ideas. He gave concrete examples of how his works didn't meet public's approval but 2-3 years later different physicists were proving him right. He continued to promote his version of aeronat made of metal. In this book he provided specific technical and engineering characteristics of his space vehicle.

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        Stories from Hans Andersen.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911 - Quarto. Publisher's brown leather, titles gilt to spine and front cover, top edge gilt, patterned endpapers. Board edges slightly rubbed; an excellent copy. Frontispiece and 28 tipped-in illustrations by Dulac. Signed limited edition, deluxe issue. Number 23 of 100 specially bound copies, signed by the artist and printed on Japanese vellum. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        COME AND GO IN FAIRYLAND. A surprise picture book for Children. --- (Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Puss in Boots, Cinderella, Little Snow White, The Babes in the Wood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Red Riding Hood, The Fairy in the book)

      Ernest Nister. London. No date. Circa 1911. Oblong 4to. (12.2 x 8 inches). Featuring 5 beautiful full colour mechanical plates (Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks, Cinderella, Babes in the Wood and Red Riding Hood) that feature two illustrations to each verse. This title uses a rarely seen mechanism, namely 2 thin red ribbons attached to each side of the circular plate. As the ribbon is pulled, part of the illustration revolves 180 degrees to reveal another illustrations below that relates to the verse. The tie pulls have all been professionally replaced otherwise the book is in very good original condition. The text pages also feature line drawings. A very good copy of this scarce edition. ---- J & F. Hunt- Peeps into Nisterland. A guide to the Children's books of Ernest Nister; pages 300 and 309.

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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. - With Twenty-Eight Mounted Color Plated by Edmund Dulac[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Stories from Hans Andersen. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911].First trade edition. Large quarto (10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches; 269 x 210 mm.). viii, 250, [2] pp. Mounted color frontispiece, with descriptive tissue guard printed in black, and twenty-seven mounted color plates (included in pagination). Plates framed with thick pale green line border and accompanied by guard leaves printed in pale green with stylized pineapples on the recto and a border of snowflakes above descriptive caption on the verso. Text pages with pale green snowflake borders at top and bottom. All leaves framed with double pale green lines.Bound by Bayntun ca. 1960 in three quarter green morocco over green cloth boards ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, marbled end-papers. Small splits at top of joints, but still perfectly sound. A very attractive and beautifully illustrated book.During his lifetime, Hans Christian Andersen, whose every fairy tale has become a classic, was second only to Charles Dickens as the most popular author in the Western world.Hughey 27b. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Baukunst und religiöse Kultur der Chinesen; Band 1 : P\'U T\'O Shan - Die Heilige Insel der Kuan Yin, der Göttin Der Barmherzigkeit Band 2 ; Gedächtnistempel Tze Tang Band 3: Pagoden Pao Ta - erster Teil

      Berlin , Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1911. Broschiert, Leinen Band 1 ; Reimer 1911 , broschiert ( O- brosch) Schnitt schwach stockfleckig, Papier selten etwas/schwach stockfleckig, dezenter Wasserrand ( bzw. eher Feuchtrand ) an der Blattecke oben rechts im textfreiem Raum. Mit allen Pergaminzw. Blättern und Buchbindeanweisung. // Band 2 - ebenfalls O-brosch , mit Buchbindeanweisung , Reimer 1914, Broschur ist vollständig gelöst, eine Buchbindung ist erforderlich !!!!!! - Vollständiges Exemplar - Seiten bzw. Seitenbündel vollständig lose , überwiegend noch ungeöffnet / unbeschnitten - Blattschnitt teils leicht stockfleckig, wenigen Seiten mit schwachem Feuchtrand , gelegentlich leicht stockfleckig. Band 3 - Pagoden Teil 1 !! , in Leinen gebunden , Verlag de Gruyter 1931 - Leinenband sichtbar nachgebräunt, Titelblatt etwas stockfleckig, Blattschnitt stockflckig !! gelegentlich im Blattrandbereich schwach stockfleckig. ( Die 3 Bände wurden in einem Schrank in einem unbeheitzten Raum vermutlich mehrere Jahre gelagert ) L83F Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. Wien, 6. IX. 1911.

      1911. ¾ S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. An den Wiener Volksbildungsverein mit dem Ausdruck seines Bedauerns, "daß ich infolge bedeutender beruflicher und geschäftlicher Inanspruchnahme derzeit leider nicht in der Lage bin", der Einladung der Vereins Folge zu leisten und einen Vortrag zu halten. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf.

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        Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres,Sculpteurs Dessinateurs et Graveurs .

      R.Roger Et F.Chernoviz Editeurs - Boulevard Raspail -Paris - 3 volumes - complet -Première édition - 1911 ,1913 ,troisième volume sans date mais probablement 1914 -Vol1 :A-C 1056 pages -Vol 2:D-K 822 pages -Vol 3 : L-Z 1160 pages - Illustrations hors texte noir et blanc -Dictionnaire des monogrammes en fin du volume 3 - Forts volumes grand in 8 ,demi basane rouge cerise,dos à cinq nerfs -coins émoussés -Papier uniformément jauni -Couvertures Conservées -État très satisfaisant pour cette rare première édition . Ouvrage rare

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        The Novels.

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1911-12. 12 volumes, octavo (209 x 140 mm). Finely bound by Lauriat & Co., Boston in red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1. A fine set. The Winchester edition; considered the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. In this enlarged issue, the set has two additional volumes, comprising Lady Susan and The Watsons, taken from the 1871 Memoir, together with Jane Austen's letters. Rare in contemporary binding and in this condition.

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        LES PAYSANS. Scènes de la vie de campagne.

      Société Des Amis Du Livre Moderne Paris 1911 In-4 ( 295 X 215 mm ) de 377 pages, plein maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné d'armes dorées, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, avec les armes du Comte DE FOY mosaîquées en noir avec couronne dorée, filet doré d'encadrement gras et maigres aux contreplats, doubles gardes de daim anthracite et de papier marbré, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. ( Reliure signée de GONIN ). Superbes gravures dans et hors-texte de Georges JEANNIOT tirées par Charles WITTMAN. Tirage limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur vélinà la forme au filigrane de la Société par la maison Perrigot-Masure, celui-ci, ( N°35 ), comporte une gravure originale signée par l'artiste, deux bon-à-tirer signés par l'artiste et une épreuve. Bel exemplaire, nominatif pour le Comte DE FOY. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Bonnes langues" ou "Entre amies".

      1911 - Aquarelle signée et datée en bas à gauche, 1920, 16.4 x 15.8 cm, encadrée. Aquarelle originale pour une illustration de la Gazette du Bon Ton. A l'heure du thé, quatre amies se retrouvent pour partager un moment délicieux et raffiné. Pierre BRISSAUD (1885-1964), peintre, graveur et illustrateur, est le neveu de Louis Boutet de Monvel. Il participa à l'illustration de la célèbre Gazette du Bon Ton. Avec MARTY, MARTIN, LEPAPE, il fut l'élève de Fernand CORMON. (Benezit T.II Dico Solo-109 Edouard-Joseph Dictionnaire biographique des artistes contemporains (1910-1930 T.I- p. 207). Au dos du cadre Etiquette de la Gazette du Bon Ton contre collée, ainsi que le cachet des Douanes Françaises et d'une étude de Commissaire-Priseur. Petits accidents au cadre. Oeuvre originale

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        Actions et Réactions.

      Traduction de Louis Fabulet et Arthur Austin-Jackson, seule traduction autorisée par l'Auteur. TRÈS RARE ÉDITION ORIGINALE de la version française tirée à 7 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, celui-ci porte le numéro 5. Paris, Mercure de France 1911. Collection d'Auteurs Étrangers. Très belle reliure à la bradel demi-maroquin fauve à coins signée Alfred Farez. Dos lisse avec titre et date dorés. Non rogné. Couverture jaune au caducée et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8° (20x13).

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        25 eigenh. (Bild-)Postkarten mit U. Ootmarsum, Hannover, Davos und Münden/Deister, 1911 bis 1913.

      1911. Zusammen 39 SS. auf 25 Bll. (Qu.-)8vo. Jeweils mit eh. Adresse. Freundschaftliche Korrespondenz mit dem Kreisarzt und Schriftsteller Traugott Pilf (1866-1940), bei dem sich Löns i. J. 1912 mehrere Monate lang aufgehalten hatte und der später zu dessen erstem Biographen werden sollte ("Hermann Löns, der Dichter" (Jena, Diederichs Verlag, Jena 1926): "[...] Morgen schicke ich Dir 'Gartenbank' und 'Rose im Schnee', die irgend so'n Vertreter für 'Männerchor' verkomponistet hat [...]" (1. X. 1912). - "[...] Ich habe ein paar ganz blödsinnige Humoresken geschrieben [...]" (14. XII. 1912). - "Rabelais freut mich immer mehr [...]" (5. I. 1913). - "[...] beim Aufräumen finde ich einige kritische Aufsätze von mir, die Dich vielleicht, wenig und der eine aber besonders, interessieren. Sonst befördere sie in den Papierkorb [...] ich bin mit mir nicht zufrieden [...]" (23. I. 1913). - "[...] Mir geht es ganz dreckig. Ich habe immer einen benommenen Kopf und fortwährend Gliederschmerzen [...] Ich bin nirgendwo vor einem Fieberanfall sicher [...]" (7. II. 1913). - "[...] Ja, den Vertrag habe ich fertig [...] 44 Seiten" (28. II. 1913). - "[...] nein, an einer größeren Arbeit bin ich nicht [...], daß R. das Haidscherlied vertont hat, hat mich sehr ergötzt. Ich schrieb den Text zu der alten Weise, weil die einen ganz unmöglichen Zotentext hat [...]" (15. VI. 1913). - "[...] zwei Tage hatten wir schönes Wetter, nun regnet es wieder. Aber ich will morgen doch in die Haide. Sonntags ist es in der Stadt zu eklig [...]" (2. VIII. 1913). - "[...] Was soll man aber machen? Der Mann [...] darf mich bekritikastern. Der ist einfach ungehörig. Ich habe sein Buch, in dem er von mir sich lustig Stoff und Form holte, seinerzeit nicht besprochen, weil es schlecht ist [...]" (28. XI. 1913).

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        A Journey From Prince of Wales's Fortin Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean, in the Years 1769, 1770,1771 and 1772. By Samuel Hearne. New Edition, with Introduction,Notes, and Illustrations by J.B. Tyrrell.

      Toronto. The ChamplainSociety. No. 6. 1911.. Hardcover. 24cm, xv,437p. with 9 maps & plates from theoriginal edition and 26 additional maps & plates, (including 7 rearfolding maps), limited to 550 copies, this being number 342,handsomely rebound in quarter vellum over red cloth boards, withgilt ruled titles, a fine copy. (ar) One of the classic journalsof North American travel, particularly notable in terms of Arcticexploration. Hearne will always be remembered as the first whiteman to see the Arctic Ocean. ". His first attempts, made in 1769and 1770, failed but he reached the river on his journey of1771-72, becoming the first man to reach the Arctic Ocean overland.He also acquired the technique of survival by learning to live offthe Barren Lands. In 1774 he founded Cumberland House on PineIsland, the first inland post to be established by the company. Hebecame governor of Fort Prince of Wales in 1775. He retired in1787 and spent the rest of his life working on the manuscript ofthe present title. This classic of the literature of exploration isthe story of Hearne's three journeys to which he added accounts ofthe appearance and habits of animals including the musk ox,previously known only by report. Another valuable addition was thechapter dealing with the Chippewayan Indians. .

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        Treasure Island Illustrated by N C Wyeth

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. FIRST NC WYETH ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Quarto. With 14 full page illustrations in colour. Elegantly bound in half dark blue oasis morocco, with raised bands to spine, decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, publisher's decorative cloth boards and pictorial endpapers preserved at rear. Internally clean. A fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding.

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        TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES

      POTTER. POTTER,BEATRIX. THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES. London & NY: Warne 1911. 12mo, brown boards, pictorial paste-on, light normal wear with occasional finger smudge, VG+. 1st ed. Quinby #20.

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        Battling Malone pugiliste.

      Edition originale, un des 160 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande.Exemplaire enrichi de 7 aquarelles hors-texte originales dont 5 scènes de boxe signées Guy-David.Appelé "Prince du futurisme" en Italie, Guy David ( 1911-1980) s'installe à Nantes en 1942. Ami de Fernand Léger, Metzinger, René Guy Cadou et Jacques Villon, il illustra entre autres l'Apocalypse de Jean de 63 gouaches.

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