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        The Isolation of an Ion, a Precision Measurement of its Charge, and the Correction of Stokes's Law" in The Physical Review, Volume 32, Number 4, January - June 1911, pp. 349-397

      BOUND FIRST EDITION OF MILLIKAN'S FIRST COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT OF HIS FAMOUS OIL-DROPLET EXPERIMENTS. With this experiment, Millikan established the electron as the fundamental unit of charge. Writing nearly a hundred years later, the historian of science Robert Crease observed: "Robert Millikan's oil drop experiments can leave no-one in doubt that electrical charge is quantized and that modern physics is real, observable, and true" (Crease, Robert. Physics World, 2002, p. 19). The Nobel Prize in Physics 1923 was awarded to Robert A. Millikan "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photoelectric effect". By modifying Wilson's cloud-chamber technique and substituting oil for water. Millikan was able to observe individual charged droplets of oil for hours at a time, measuring changes in their velocity and determining from his measurements that the electrical charge on any drop was always an integral multiple of e = 1.60 x 10-19 coulomb. Late in 1909 Millikan greatly improved the drop method by substituting oil for water. Because of the relatively low volatility of this liquid, he could measure the rise and fall of the drops for up to four and a half hours. Spraying the chamber with radium radiation, he could change the charge on a single drop at will. His overall results decisively confirmed the integral-multiple values of the total charge. As for the determination of e itself, Millikan found that Stoke's law was inadequate for his experimental circumstances because the size of the drops was comparable with the mean free path of the air. Using the so-called Stokes-Cunningham version of the law, which took this condition into account, by late 1910 he had computed a charge for e of 4, 891 x 10-10 e.s.u. (DSB Vol. 9 p. 396). Not only had Millikan found the value of the charge on the electron, but he had provided convincing evidence that all electrical charge is some integer multiple of an elementary charge e, that the charge was always an integral multiple of an irreproducible value. ALSO INCLUDED: First edition of Child's Law. "First proposed by Clement D. Child in 1911, Child's Law states that the space-charge limited current (SCLC) in a plane-parallel vacuum diode varies directly as the three-halves power of the anode voltage Va and inversely as the square of the distance d separating the cathode and the anode" (pp. 492-511). CONDITION & DETAILS: Lancaster, American Institute of Physics. 4to. 10 x 7 inches (250 x 150mm). 645 pages. Pages 637-634 of the index at the rear missing; no papers are impacted. Ex-libris bearing only an illustrated 'Harvey Mudd College Library' plate on the pastedown; faint stamp on the rear of the title page and miniscule gilt 'Harvey Mudd College' at the foot of the spine. Tightly, cleanly, and solidly bound in brown cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Bright and clean throughout. Very Good ++.

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        Tancrède.

      Paris, Sans nom, 1911.In-8 broché de 64 p., titre imprimé en doré sur la couv. Chemise étui, dos de maroquin havane, étui bordé de même. Edition originale publiée sans nom d'éditeur, tirée à 212 ex., celui-ci un des 200 (n° 131) sur vergé d'Arches. Publié dans la revue Pan en 1895, sous le titre Tancrède par Tancrède. Il s'agit là de la première publication de Fargue, publiée à son insu par son ami Valéry Larbaud (chez l'imprimeur Raymond à Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule dans l'Allier). Bien complet du premier chapitre La première vie de Tancrède qui manque parfois, et qui ne figurera plus dans l'édition suivante en 1943 chez Gallimard.

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        A Journey from Prince of Waless Fort in Hudsons Bay to the Northern Ocean, in the years 1769, 1770, 1771, and 1772: Volume VI by Samuel Hearne

      The Champlain Society 1911 - Extremely scarce limited edition book. General wear to boards with two faded soiling stains to the front board - some toning to spine and lightly bumped corners. Pencil signature from a previous owner to front pastedown. Content is very clean for age with slight toning and a little spotting to a few pages. Fold out maps to rear. No DJ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Treasure Island

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1911. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt titles to spine, colour illustration to front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Colour illustrated title page and 14 colour plate with printed tissue guards. Corners bumped, spine lightly sunned, mild soiling to rear cover. A good copy. First Wyeth edition, first printing.

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        Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, The

      New York: Frederick Warne & Co., 1911. - First American Edition of The Tale of Timmy TiptoesIn the Original Glassine WrapperPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., [1911].First American edition. Twelvemo (5 3/8 x 4 1/16 inches; 137 x 103 mm.). 84, [1], [1, blank] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page.Original dark green boards ruled and lettered in white on front cover and lettered in white spine. Color pictorial label (measuring 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches; 67 x 57 mm.) on front cover within a blind arch-shaped panel outlined in blind. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate X). Minimal rubbing to lower corners and spine extremities. A near fine copy in the original (slightly chipped) glassine wrapper. Quinby 20a. Linder, p. 429 (UK edition). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TRANVIAS ELECTRICOS

      Imprenta del "Memorial de ingenieros del ejército" - Madrid. 1911. 215Pág+5h. 26X20. Por D. Mariano Rubió y bellvé, Teniente Coronel de Ingenieros. Ingeniero jefe de la Sociedad anónima "El Tibidavo". De la tracción animal a la tracción electrica. La revelación de su primitiva técnica completamente detalla tanto en su construcción como instalación con fotografias. Primera y unica edición. Difícil en comercio. Ref-9.1 Biblioteca A. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible

      London and Edinburgh: The Ballantyne Press,, 1911. Containing the Old & New Testament & the Apocrypha. 3 volumes, octavo. Contemporary purple morocco by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands gilt to spine, titles and Hebraic motifs gilt to spines, three-line gilt frame to sides, around elaborate gilt octofoils enclosing crown, book and intertwining snake devices on green morocco ground, all edges gilt, broad turn-ins gilt with fillet dog-tooth rolls, olive-branch cornerpieces, purple satin endpapers. 96 lithographic colour plates. Spines sunned to tan, a few very small areas of rubbing to extremities and joints, front board of vol. 1 very slightly faded. An excellent set. A splendidly bound and illustrated Bible. The appealing plates are mostly signed by either John Fulleylove (1845-1908), who "exhibited drawings of the Holy Land in 1902" (ODNB), or by R. Talbot Kelly (1861-1934) with the date 1896 or 1902, this last being the year that A & C Black published his popular work, Egypt Painted and Described.

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        On the Iron at Big Cloud

      Thomas Y. Crowell 1911 - book showsthe very lightest of wear, some slight bubbling of cloth on rear board, paper a bit yellowed, some marking to front board (see scan) but generally very nice copy of this very difficult title. Language: eng Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Secret Garden

      London: William Heinemann, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing. Good with inner hinges exposed and binding a bit fragile. Pages show several reading creases and signs of handling. Cloth is rubbed, worn at extremities with light chipping at spine ends and corners.

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        Peter and Wendy.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1911]. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, and 11 plates. Spine slightly darkened, boards gently bowed, contents slightly foxed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with the decorations and titles gilt. Peter and Wendy is an expanded adaptation into novel form of the story first made popular in the 1904 stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      Siegle, Hill & Co. N.d. [1911], London - Bound in a recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with extra gilt panels and gilt lettering. Original endpapers retained. Original elaborately gilt-decorated cloth cover bound in at rear. Early ink name to first blank. With an introduction by A. C. Benson. Reproduced from a manuscript written and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. Lovely calligraphy and colour illustrations.

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        FLORE COMPLÈTE ILLUSTRÉE EN COULEURS DE FRANCE SUISSE ET BELGIQUE

      Paris, Librairie Générale de l'Enseignement, ( 1911-1934 ), In-4, 12 tomes + 1 index reliés en 6 volumes, complet des 721 planches, demi-toile chagrinée verte à coins. Quelques planches déreliées, bel exemplaire.

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        Proof plate of the Kangaroo Island Emu from the "Birds of Australia", Dromaeus Parvulus

      London: Witherby & Co, 1911. This is a proof plate in a sepia tone. Pencilled number "3" in the top right.Paper size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4". Ca. 1911. Mathews published his masterwork "Birds of Australia" from 1910 through 1928. In their published form, the lithographs were hand colored.

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        Proof plate of the Kangaroo Island Emu from the "Birds of Australia", Dromaeus Parvulus

      London: Witherby & Co, 1911. This is a proof plate in a sepia tone. Pencilled number "3" in the top right. Paper size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4". Ca. 1911. Mathews published his masterwork "Birds of Australia" from 1910 through 1928. In their published form, the lithographs were hand colored.

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        L'ESPRIT DE LA NOUVELLE SORBONNE, LA CRISE DE LA CULTURE CLASSIQUE, LA CRISE DU FRANCAIS

      1911. MERCURE DE FRANCE. 1911. In-12.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 376 pages. Dos très légèrement plié mais exemplaire bien conservé. Justification du tirage: 521. Rare.

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        Der metallene Tag

      - - Nachwort von Roland Held / 20. Druck der Bear Press von Wolfram Benda / Nummer 48 von 113 auf Lana-Bütten / Daneben erschienen 25 und 12 römisch numerierte Exemplare auf Japanpapier mit einem zusätzlichen Holzschnitt, letztere zudem mit einer Original-Gouache / Gesetzt aus der Perpetua von Eric Gill, gedruckt von der Offizin Haag-Drugulin, Leipzig / Die blattgroßen Holzschnitte wurden vom Künstler mit Ölfarben von Hand gedruckt / Die Texte entstammen der zu Lebzeiten des Dichters erschienenen Sammlung "Der Ewige Tag" (1911), den "Dichtungen & Schriften" von 1964 und der historisch-kritischen Ausgabe (1993) / Tadellos - Gewicht in Gramm: 768 The Bear Press, Bayreuth, 1996. 83 S. mit 10 Farbholzschnitten von Esteban Fekete, original Halbmaroquinband mit Batikbuntpapier-Deckelbezügen und Farbholzschnitt-Deckelvignette (Werner G. Kießig, Berlin), im Original-Schuber, quart

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        The Mariner's Mirror; The Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research

      02 - Greenwich - The Society for Nautical Research, 1911 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 88 volumes, bound as 59, of theinternational journal of the Society for Nautical Research; an exceptional private run from 1911-2003. The journal has been published since 1911, and is recognised as the leading journal for its subject of naval and maritime history. The European Reference Index for the Humanitiesclassifies itas an INT1 journal (the highest),meaning it enjoys internationally recognised significanceand influence among scholars and esearchers, and is regularly cited by academics all over the world. Covering all periods from pre-hisory to the modern world, this represents an unparalled resource of information on maritime and naval matters. Each volume is replete with illustrations, often including maps, paintings, photographs, and tables. Fold-out illustrations can be found in volumes 4, 5, 11, 14, 16, 17, 20, 18, 22, 25, 26,36, 54, 59, 63, 66, 67, 68, and 70. Many of the early volumes include question and answer sections from readers appended. Many issues are demarcated into their separate quarterly parts, which are bound together with their separate title pages. Volumes 22 and 87/88 have the original wrappers of these quarterly sections bound in. Volumes 75/6 and 77/8 have adverts from the publisher bound in. In the case of 75/76 they are seperately paginated. As a previously private collection, this set is free from any library markings; a run of this length in this unmarked condition is very scarce indeed. Volumes 1-11, 13-14, and 16 are Kraus reprints in the original cloth. Volumes 12 and 15 are the original works in various bindings. Volumes 17-18 and 25-88 are bound in pairs, and along with the single volumes are in the original publisher's cloth. The exceptions are volumes 19, 21, and 24, which are in half morocco and like volumes 12 and 15 are clearly of different provenance. Volume 'XXXVI' is also in a subtly different cloth binding, though it still appears original. Nearly a century's worth of study into maritime and naval affairs, handsomely presented in a remarkably uniform and attractive run. Condition: Volumes 1-11, 13-14, & 16 are Kraus reprints in full cloth. Volume 15 is in full morocco. The 1933, 35, and 38 volumes are in half morocco. All other volumes are in the original cloth with paper covered boards. The Kraus reprints are externally excellent, with almost no discernable wear, and internally are clean and bright and firmly bound. Volume 12 is externally smart though with a little general wear and some light marking to the boards. It has a contemporary ink inscription to the front free endpaper. It is somewhat spotted for the first and last few pages as normal, and firmly bound. Volume15 is a litle rubbed at the extremities and head and tail of the spine. Internally it is mildly age toned but otherwise clean and firmly bound. The 1933, 35, and 38 volumes are externally smart, though with some light rubbing at the extremities and to the spine. The 1933 volume has some small damage to the spine, affecting the gilt date. Internally they are a little more age toned but generally clean, and firmly bound. Their foredges are a little spotted. Of the other volumes, they are mostly externally very smart indeed. Volume 22 has a spotted foredge. Volumes 35 and 45/6 have some marking to their boards. Internally, generally remarkably clean and bright. Volume 20 has some spotting internally. Volumes 87/88 have water damage from page 382 onwards. All are firmly bound. Krauss reprints overall: FINE. Volume 12 overall: VERY GOOD. Volume 15 overall: VERY GOOD. 1933,35,38 volumes overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. All other volumes: NEAR FINE.

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        ENCICLOPEDIA JURIDICA ESPAÑOLA SEIX ( 30 TOMOS DEL CUERPO DE LA OBRA + 42 APENDICES QUE ABARCAN DESDE 1911 A 1948 + 1 INDICE DE 1911-1945, TOTAL 73 VOLUMENES).)

      F. Seix Editor. 1911-1948, Barcelona - Encuadernacion original en media piel con la lomera cuajada; cubiertas estampadas con titulo en oro; buen estado de conservacion. Texto a dos columnas. Tamaño: 26,5 x 18 cm., 1000 paginas aproximadamente cada volumen. DERECHO

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        Les femmes de Théâtre du XVIIIe siècle.

      Paris, L'édition d'art H. Piazza, sd [1911]. Grand in-4, 127p & 40 planches. Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires sur japon (n°19) de cet ouvrage tiré seulement à 300 exemplaires. Il est orné de 40 planches sous serpentes légendées (sauf la première sur la page de titre), 25 en noir et bistre, 15 en couleurs. Ce bel ouvrage donne un aperçu du théâtre au XVIIIe siècle et des actrices, peintes par les grands artistes de l'époque. On retrouve ainsi des portraits de Sophie Arnould, Contat aînée, Grassini, Colombe l'aînée, Dugazon, etc. peintes par La Tour, David, Vigée le Brun, Greuze, Fragonard, etc. Reliure demi-maroquin à coins aubergine, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, couvertures conservées. Reliure non signée mais de bonne facture. Dos un peu insolé, rares rousseurs. Superbe ouvrage, un des rares exemplaires sur japon.

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        Nogaku Shozoku Taikan

      Unsodo, Kyoto 1911 - Original Japanese bindings with purple ties and original title plates. Wear to extremities of bindings and some chipping, especially to corners and spines. Faint stain to title plate of v.1. Also, `No.222` stamped to title plate of v.1, `No.223` stamped to title plate of v.2, and `No.224` stamped to title plate of v.3. Faint water stain also to lower margin of a few pages towards the end of v.2. Very occasional minor browning to plates, mostly just to margins. Occasional damage to tissue guards of plates. A collection of kimono pattern designs for costumes in Noh theatre in 195 plates, including 46 leaves of lovely colour woodblock prints. Text in Japanese. Due to size and weight, may incur extra shipping charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Equinox - The Official Organ of the A.:A.: The Review of Scientific Illuminism, An VII, Vol. I No. V, Sol in Aries

      Office of the Equinox, London 1911 - Soiling to boards, gauze backstrip fragile and worn, corners of boards chipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographic History of the Civil War

      1911 - MILLER, Francis Trevelyan, editor. The Photographic History of the Civil War. New York: Review of Reviews, 1911-12. Ten volumes. Quarto, original blue cloth gilt, patterned endpapers, top edges gilt. $3000.Early mixed edition set of Miller's famous and important 10-volume photographic history of the Civil War, containing "thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authorities.""This mammoth work". a necessary part of any civil war library," contains contributions from over 39 eminent individuals, including academicians, President William H. Taft, and veteran officers of both Confederate and Union forces, many of whom wrote from personal experience. A number of the photographs, previously unpublished, are from the collections of private individuals, including the extensive Eldridge Collection of Mathew Brady Civil War photographs, "easily five times larger than that of any contemporary" (Everitt). "Zealous in their work, often regardless of danger, and at all times handicapped by the vexing difficulties of the photographic process of that day," Brady and his assistants "carried their cameras to every scene that promised an interesting picture," capturing "scenes of actual conflict, others of places devastated by gunfire, of troops on the march or in bivouac, and of individual officers and men" (DAB). All volumes are first edition except the sixth and the tenth, which are both from 1912. Index is third issue, with "[3d Ed.]" appearing at the foot of the index pages. Eicher 771. Nicholson, 516. Interiors fine, light wear and soiling to original cloth, gilt bright, a few inner hinges expertly reinforced. A near-fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        POEMS

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1911. Blue cloth, paper spine label. Spine label tanned, gilt morocco bookplate and early Galignani ticket on pastedown and offset a bit onto free endsheet, a bit of foxing to endsheet gutters, else unusually nice, near fine (without dust jacket). Cloth slipcase. First edition of Brooke's first clothbound publication, printed in an edition of five hundred copies. KEYNES 5.

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        Book on the Horse. Handbook for each Horse-Master, Breeder, Horse Owner and Horse Lover].

      Russkoe knizhnoe tovarischestvo "Deiatel" S.-Peterburg 1911 - Octavo (26 x 17.5 cm). VIII pp., including half title and title, 744, VIII pp., with 8 plates; 642, XXII pp., with 8 plates and 1 double page table, with multiple illustrations in text; marginal brown spotting to some pages, occasional inscriptions and underlines in pencil, corner of pp. 223-224 in vol 1 torn affecting text. Original publisher's half calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering to flat spines; slightly rubbed, corners bumped, each vol. of slightly different colour. One of the most influential pre-revolutionary Russian horse books, here in its third edition, revised and enlarged. Count Sergey Urusov (1854–1915), a recognized specialist and an honorary Chairman of the Russian Society of Horse Breeding, spent more than a quarter of a century researching Russian horse breeds and establishing the treatments and conditions required for the successful breeding. Surprisingly, there was hardly any substantial scientific literature in the Russian language available on the subject, which led Urusov to a decision to produce the present work. His initial idea was to simply translate a popular German work titled "Das Buch vom Pferde" by Carl Wrangel, which provided information on all the aspects of horse care, breeding and racing. As he progressed with his work, Urusov started to realize that German text was not be fully applicable in the conditions of Russian climate, local soil and infrastructure. The Urusov's work proved to be extremely successful and useful exactly because the author applied his experience and knowledge and adapted the text to the local conditions and specificity of the Russian breeds. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jekyll Island Club

      Brunswick: Privately Published, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 61 tissue protected photogravure plates. Blue cloth covers. Leather spine with gilt stamped title on spine. Leather is lightly rubbed along the joints. Rear hinge slightly cracked. Scarce.

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        Songs and Lyrics of Robert Burns

      Philip Lee Warner, London 1911 - Selected and edited by William Macdonald. With 12 colour illustrations by W. Russell Flint and R. Purves Flint. 8vo. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full crimson morocco, the covers with a gilt fillet border, the spine lettered in gilt with decorative hand-tooling, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges.

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        Conférence sur Corneille et son oeuvre

      Paris, Bloud et Cie, 1911. In-8, 1ff-96pp. Edition originale de cette conférence, exemplaire sur papier Hollande, numéroté 6, mais sans justification de tirage. Cet exemplaire est enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur : ""à M. Manzi, bien sympathiquement"", daté du 6 juin 1911. Michel Manzi (1849-1915), éditeur d'art, fit travailler Durvand pour des travaux de petites séries (Fléty, 65) et aussi pour ses reliures personnelles, comme le montre cet exemplaire. Reliure signée Durvand, reliure plein maroquin vert, dos à nerfs caissons dorés, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, tête dorée, doublure de maroquin rouge à entrelacs dorés, garde soie, double garde marbrée, couvertures conservées. Sous étui bordé de maroquin vert et chemise demi-maroquin vert doublée de feutrine, fentes aux mors de la chemise. Petite fente à l'étui.Magnifique exemplaire en maroquin doublé d'un des plus grands relieurs de son époque

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        The Adventure of the Red Circle

      Strand Magazine, 1911 The separate issue of the Strand Magazine, in very good condition in original wrappers, with most of the spine intact. Contains the Sherlock Holmes story, the Adventure of the Red Circle, March, 1911. The single loose issues of the Strand magazine, which contain the first appearances of the Sherlock Holmes stories, are much less common than the bound volumes.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Allighieri

      1911 - (DANTE) ALIGHIERI, Dante. La Divina Commedia di Dante Allighieri. (Milan: Antonio Vallardi, 1965). Three volumes. Folio (12-1/2 by 18 inches), original half gray morocco, black and blue morocco spine labels, gray linen boards, top edges gilt. Each volume housed in matching gray linen slipcase. $1500.Fine facsimile reproduction of the splendid 1795 Bodoni printing of Dante's masterpiece of world literature, the Divine Comedy, number 669 of 875 copies, finely bound in three folio volumes."Dante's theme, the greatest yet attempted in poetry, was to explain and justify the Christian cosmos through the allegory of a pilgrimage". The audacity of his theme, the success of its treatment, the beauty and majesty of his verse, have ensured that his poem never lost its reputation. The picture of divine justice is entirely unclouded by Dante's own political prejudices, and his language never falls short of what he describes" (PMM 8). Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) was an Italian engraver, publisher, printer and typographer of high repute; he designed the family of typefaces now known as Bodoni. His Divine Comedy of 1795""reproduced here in full facsimile""is widely considered a landmark in the history of printing. Text in the original Italian. With original publisher's prospectus preserved in matching cloth portfolio. Bookplate.Fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journée d'Iena et campagne de Prusse.

      Saint Hilaire, sous la direction d'un amateur, 1911.In-4 plein de [10]VIII-120-[4] pages, plein maroquin, dos à nerfs avec titre doré, plats ornés de fleurs mosaïquées, gardes de soies, couvertures imprimées de couronnes impériales et dos conservés, toutes tranches dorées. Ex-libris, coins et mors légèrement frottés, plat un brin déformés. Illustré d'eaux fortes en couleurs in et hors texte sous serpentes (dont 7 en hors texte) gravées par Eugène DECISY d'après les aquarelles originales de Alphonse Lalauze. Le tirage des planches en couleurs repérées a été fait par Charles Wittmann. Tirage unique, limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci numéro 80. Bel exemplaire, sur beau papier, d'un ouvrage rare.

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        Man and Beast in Eastern Ethiopia

      London: Macmillan, 1911. First. Orig gilt Pict Cloth. VG+. 419 pp, profusely illustrated. Covers the people, the game, the game country and hunting experiences. A classic on the area and the country, on the natives and the wildlife. VG+ to near fine in orig red gilt pictorial cloth AND signed by the author on the tile page.

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        Internationale Mitteilungen für Bodenkunde. Jahrgänge 1 - 14

      Verlag für Fachliteratur (später Verlag Franz Wunder), Berlin 1911-1924. - 200 - 600 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Karten und Tafeln, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 marmorierte Halbleinenbände mit Rückentitel auf Papier-Rückenschild, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Papier leicht gebräunt, Kopfschnitt angestaubt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,

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        MALLONA. DIE LETZTEN TAGE EINES UNTERGEGANGENEN PLANETEN .

      Druck und Verlag von Karl Rohm, Lorch (Württemberg) 1911 - Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-285 [286-288: ads] + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated 1910 inserted at rear, 10 inserted plates with illustrations by Claus Mohr, 1 inserted map, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, pictorial paper inlay affixed to front panel, all edges stained red, purple endpapers. First edition, first printing. An important, very popular, occult utopian interplanetary novel about the destruction of a planet whose debris comprises the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter. Leopold Engel (1858-1931) was a Russian writer and occultist who moved to Germany, finally settling in Dresden where he wrote extensively on the Faust legend. He became a follower of occultist Jakob Lorber (1800-1864). In 1896 Engel and fellow occultists Theodor Reuss and Franz Hartmann co-founded the Theosophical Society of Germany. During the 1890s he was also involved with a new Order of the Illuminati, but the new Lodges were not recognized and Engel was expelled from the organization in 1903. Engel published several occult novels, including DAS THAL DER GLÜCKLICHEN (1905), a utopian lost race story set in Africa. Lexikon 1, pp. 75-6. Bloch (2002) 876. Spine lettering mostly perished, cloth worn at edges, some mild stains to the bottom edge of the text block, but a sound, good copy. The first printing is very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN

      - (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1911). Large thick 4to, (10 1/2 x 12 1/2"), full vellum binding decorated in gold, top edge gilt, tips bumped else a FINE copy with original ties, housed in a custom cloth case. LIMITED TO ONLY 750 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY DULAC. Illustrated with 28 wonderful tipped in color plates with lettered guards plus decorative borders on each page of text. Contains The Snow Queen, The Nightingale, The Real Princess, The Mermaid, The Garden of Delight, The Emperor's New Clothes and The Wind's Tale. This is a great copy of a really beautifully illustrated book. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FARM BABIES

      - ALDIN,CECIL. FARM BABIES. London: Henry Frowde [1911]. 4to, pictorial boards, small repairs to paper at spine ends else fine. Featuring 24 fabulous, bold color plates by Aldin plus pictorial endpapers and title page, all of which depict adorable animal babies from pigs to puppies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Handbook 1911-12

      Tottenham Hotspur Football Club 1911 - This handbook was published from 1897-98 to date, with no issues for 1915-18 and 1941-47. Due to their frailty, early issues are seldom found with original wrappers intact, let alone in good condition. 12 x 8cms. 72pp. Cameo portraits of the players plus brief biographical details. Original printed paper wrappers, staples rusted, thus wrappers working loose. Still, a very good copy. Scarce. [Seddon, 1360]

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        Henry Bing: Mona Lisa II (Originalzeichnung)

      1911 - Buntstift, Tusche und Deckweiß auf Karton 27,6 x 36,6 cm Rechts oben signiert Veröffentlicht:  Simplicissimus. Jahrgang 16 (1911), Heft 24, Seite 389 Text: „Die Franzosen haben mit genialem Scharfsinn erkannt, daß nur Deutsche den frechen Raub im Louvre begangen haben konnten. Die Attentäter sind Sachsen und haben den Diebstahl auf die denkbar einfachste Weise verübt.“ Biografie: Henry Bing (1888 Paris - 1965 Paris). Der französische Lithograf, Zeichner und Maler Henry Bing zählt bereits mit 17 Jahren zu den Mitarbeitern der beiden Münchner Zeitschriften Jugend und Simplicissimus. Innerhalb eines Jahrzehnts werden sie fast 900 Werke von ihm veröffentlichen und seinen Namen weithin bekannt machen. Umso erstaunlicher ist es, dass sich keinerlei Informationen zu Bings künstlerischer Ausbildung erhalten haben. Ab 1905 lebt Bing in der Kunstmetropole München und findet als Stammgast im Café Stefanie, einem beliebten Treffpunkt moderner literarischer und künstlerischer Kreise, Anschluss an die Schwabinger Bohème. Neben den Einnahmen aus der Publikation seiner Karikaturen in der Jugend und im Simplicissimus lebt er vom Verkauf der Originale. Diesen übernehmen ab 1912 die renommierten Kunsthändler Franz Josef Brakl und Hans Goltz. Der Erste Weltkrieg, den Bing aufgrund seiner französischen Staatsbürgerschaft in deutscher Haft verbringt, bereitet seiner freien Künstlerexistenz ein jähes Ende. 1920 kehrt er nach Paris zurück und handelt fortan als Galerist mit Werken von Henry Rousseau, Robert Delaunay, Amedeo Modigliani sowie Chaim Soutine. Bings frühe Beiträge in der Jugend und im Simplicissimus orientieren sich stilistisch und inhaltlich an den Karikaturen älterer Kollegen, vor allem denen von Rudolf Wilke. Bald entwickelt er jedoch eine eigene Handschrift und entdeckt die Außenseiter der Gesellschaft als Thema. Vagabunden und Bettler, Tagelöhner und Fabrikarbeiter, Dienstmägde und Marktfrauen, aber auch Künstler, Literaten und Vertreter der Demi-Monde, oft angesiedelt in der Welt der Kaffeehäuser und Varietés, werden zu Bings bevorzugten Motiven. Seine meist auf wenige Figuren reduzierten Szenen bringt er vorzugsweise mit Tusche und Farbstift zu Papier, wobei er die physiognomische Erscheinung der Modelle stark vereinfacht, um den jeweils dahinterstehenden Menschentypus offenzulegen. Hierbei bleibt stets das empathische Auge des Künstlers spürbar. Denn ungeachtet der satirischen Stoßrichtung der Darstellung, die in der Jugend und im Simplicissimus durch eine Textpointe zusätzlich unterstrichen wird, ist Bing nie verletzend. Vielmehr wirbt er um Verständnis und Sympathie für jene, die das Schicksal an den Rand der Gesellschaft gedrängt hat. [Attributes: 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).

      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. Two closed tears, without loss (one to the image of Sleeping Beauty, about 2 inches long from the left hand hole for the tie pull, the other to the white border of the box that features the verse of Cinderella, about 0.6 of an inch, have been professionally repaired to the reverse, otherwise the book is in very good original condition. The text pages also feature line drawings. A very good copy of this scarce edition.

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        HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES. Translated by H. Oskar Sommer.

      FIRST WALTON EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.5 x 6.8 inches). Beautifully illustrated with 24 fine full colour plates, this is a beautifully designed book with decorative black and gold endpapers after a design by Walton, who also designed the gilt illustration and decoration on the front board and spine. Publishers black cloth, gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed.Some rubbing to the extremities but overall a very good copy of this uncommon book. Cecile Walton's first major book commission. Her work shows the influence of her native Glasgow (she was the daughter of E. A. Walton, one of the 'Glasgow Boys' group), some of her illustrations being reminiscent of Jessie M. King's watercolours.:

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        Istoricheskaia Vystavka Arkhitektury

      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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        "L'Orient et l'Occident".

      Paris MAQUET 1911 2Paire de pochoirs signés dans la planche. Paris, Maquet, 1911, en forme d'éventail, 37 x 27 cm, avec remarques (cadres dorés modernes). Pochoirs en forme d'éventails en couleurs pour le prestigieux et rare album publicitaire édité pour le fourreur Paquin en 1911. L'album est composé de sept illustrations à pleine page, dont quatre coloriées au pochoir par George BARBIER, Paul IRIBE et Georges LEPAPE. "Esthétique, Harmonie, Réalisation techniquement parfaite... la collaboration de ces trois grands dessinateurs a donné naissance à un chef d'oeuvre". Exposition Forney 1988 n° 20. Ces deux compositions de Paul IRIBE illustrent l'Orient et l'Occident, tels deux pendants. Le premier représente une jeune-femme, à demi-nue, agenouillée sur un coussin, entourée de fleurs et de verdure. Pensive elle regarde la mer au loin ; le second pochoir présente une jeune-femme élancée qui hume un bouquet de roses posé sur une ballustrade. Face à elle la mer scintille et au loin apparaît une île. Tirage limité à trois cents exemplaires sur papiers de Luxe avec remarques de Paul IRIBE en bas à droite. Infimes taches, légère mouillure et très légers accidents aux cadres.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      London: Siegle, Hill & Co. N.d. [1911]. Bound in a recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with extra gilt panels and gilt lettering. Original endpapers retained. Original elaborately gilt-decorated cloth cover bound in at rear. Early ink name to first blank. With an introduction by A. C. Benson. Reproduced from a manuscript written and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. Lovely calligraphy and colour illustrations. . Near Fine. Full Morocco. 1911. 4to..

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        UNTERSEEBOOTE AN DIE FRONT!

      Verlag von Wilhelm Köhler, Minden i Westfalen 1911 - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-188 [189-192: ads], original pictorial white wrappers printed in red and black, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A future war story intended as a warning that the German submarine fleet is behind in numbers and preparation compared to the English and French. Though not identified, Germany's adversary in this story is probably England. Lexikon 1, pp. 252-3. Bloch (2002) 3079 (misdating the book 1912). Not in Nagl. Not in Clarke, Voices (1992). Spine replaced, 15x139 mm patch-in at bottom edge of front cover with no loss of printed surface, a very good copy. KVK records 3 copies. According to Katzer, "very rare and never found." (#152987) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lysistratè, traduit du grec par Lucien Dhuys, gravures originales de François Kupka, préface de Lucien Dhuys

      Paris: Librairie A. Blaizot, 1911. Livre. Illus. by Frantisek Kupka. Très bon. broché. In-4. Paris, Librairie A. Blaizot, 1911. 29,5 x 20 cm, in-4, (6) XIV (2) 114 (1) pp. - frontispice et 19 en-têtes en couleurs gravés à l'eau-forte, culs-de-lampe gravés sur bois, broché sous couverture de papier Japon rempliée et imprimée. Tirage à 261 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 100 de tête sur Japon impérial contenant trois états des gravures dont une SUITE de l'eau-forte pure, une SUITE en couleurs et l'état avec lettre (n° 6). Les suites sont brochées en fin de volume (1 eau-forte pure en deux états, le frontispice est en 5 états) avec le prospectus de l'édition. Rare avec les belles suites. Dos habilement renforcé, taches rouges au dernier plat. (MONOD, 454 ; CARTRET, IV : "édition cotée" - annoncent tous deux à tort 21 eaux-fortes au lieu de 20).

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