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        The New Inferno - With sixteen Drawings by Vernon Hill.

      John Lane - The Bodley Head, London / New York 1911 - Limited Edition. London / New York, John Lane - The Bodley Head, 1911. Quarto. Frontispiece, 145 pages with XVI full page illustrations. Original, illustrated Hardcover. One of only 320 copies printed. Good condition with some stronger signs of external wear. Private inscription on front free endpaper. Vernon Hill (1887–1972), born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, was a sculptor, lithographer, illustrator and draughtsman. He began his work in print-making and lithography, and branched out into other artistic forms, such as sculpture. He illustrated several works and created etchings. His more notable works were commissions from Sir Edward Maufe for interior and exterior architectural sculptures on Maufe's buildings, including Guildford Cathedral, the Runnymede Memorial and several churches. He died in 1972. Vernon Hill was born in 1887 in Halifax, Yorkshire. He began formal training in print-making at an early age; at the age 13 he was apprenticed to a lithographer. In about 1908, at the age of 21, Hill moved to London and took up poster illustration, working under John Hassall, a poster designer and illustrator. From 1909 to 1914 Hill received commissions for work as an illustrator on various projects. He created Art Nouveau illustrations for Stephen Phillips' The New Inferno in 1911 and for Richard Pearse Chope's Ballads Weird and Wonderful the following year. In 1912 one of his works was exhibited at the Royal Academy. His etchings were described by Campbell Fine Art as follows: "The distinctive allegorical etchings of Vernon Hill are all now scarce. His highly evocative work appears to have evolved entirely independently from the trends of his time, although overtones of the mysticism which so influenced Frederick Carter and Austin Osman Spare can be traced in some of his works." His most notable work as a sculptor is to be seen on various buildings by Sir Edward Maufe, who regularly commissioned Hill. Some of Hill's finest work can be seen at Guildford Cathedral in Guildford, Surrey. Apart from the reliefs on the south door entrance he carved the angels on the sedilia inside the cathedral, as well as the tongues of flame on the pulpit and lectern. He also carved the arms of Bishop Greig over the inside of the sacristy door and the figure of Saint Ursula over the inside of St Ursula’s Porch. At the east door of the south porch (on either side of the central buttress pier in the south transept) are two magnificent bronze doors set under two arches which feature Vernon Hill’s reliefs. These are depictions of various occupations, of both men and women. The men’s occupations are on the right-hand door and include sowing, woodcutting, fishing, hunting, shepherding and ploughing; on the left-hand door are depicted women's traditional occupations including milking, spinning, and teaching. (Wikipedia) Sprache: English One of only 320 copies printed. Good condition with some stronger signs of external wear. Private inscription on front free endpaper. Original, illustrated Hardcover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Queen Mab Calendar by Arthur Rackham 1911,

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911. KOMPLETT Mit 6 Kalenderblätter (inklusive Titelblatt) mit je 2 Monaten und je einer farbigen montierten Illustration von Arthur Rackham, 27x35, 6 weiße Kalenderblätter mit montierter Deckelillustration mit dem Originalband gefasst ind der Original-Versandtasche, die ebenfalls eine montierte Illustration trägt, SEHR SCHÖNES, UNGEWÖHNLICH FRISCHES EXEMPLAR dieses sehr seltenen Titels, mit den Illustrationen von \"J.M. Barrie\'s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens\", der Versandtasche fehlt die Rückseite und sie hat Gebrauchsspuren. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 44230, i

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        Reise durch die deutschen Kolonien. Herausgegeben von der illustrierten Zeitschrift „Kolonie und Heimat\". Band 1: Deutsch-Ostafrika (dritte verbesserte Auflage 1912). Band 2: Kamerun (zweite verbesserte Auflage 1911). Band 3: Togo (zweite verbesserte Auflage 1912). Band 4: Deutsch-Südwestafrika (1911). Band 5: Südsee (zweite verbesserte Auflage 1912). Band 6: Kiautschou. Herausgegeben von Rudolf Wagner und E. Buchmann (zweite verbesserte Auflage 1913).

      Berlin, Verlag kolonialpolitischer Zeitschriften (1-5) bzw. Kolonie- und Heimat Verlagsgesellshaft (6) 1911-1913. 6 Bände. 29,3 x 33,8 cm (Quer-Folio). (I): VII, 128 Seiten mit 2 Karten und 173 Abbildungen. (II): VII, 129 Seiten mit 2 Karten und 211 Abbildungen. (III): VI, 90 Seiten mit 2 Karten und 155 Abbildungen. (IV): VIII, 128 Seiten mit 2 Karten und 212 Abbildungen. (V): VII, 129 Seiten mit 4 Karten und 204 Abbildungen. (VI): VI, 66 Seiten mit 2 Karten und 109 Abbildungen. Farbig illustrierte Original-Leinenbände. Einbände teils ein klein wenig angestaubt und berieben (bei Band 1 ein wenig stärker angestaubt und gebräunt). Kapitale ein klein wenig bestoßen. Jeweils eine handschriftliche Notiz auf einer Kartenseite (Angaben zur Landesgröße), sonst innen gut und sauber. Insgesamt sehr schöne und gut erhaltene Reihe.Afrika, China, Ethnologie / Ethnographie, Geographie / Erdkunde, Geschichte Afrika, Geschichte Asien, Geschichte Ozeanien / Südsee / Pazifik, Kolonialgeschichte / Kolonien, Reisephotographie, Südsee, Völkerkunde

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        A revised catalogue of the indigenous flowering Plants and ferns of Ceylon

      Colombo : H.C. Cottle, Govt. Printer 1911 - Series; Ann. R. Bot. Gard. Peradeniya, v. Peradeniya manuals of botany, entomology, agriculture and horticulture ; no. 2. Physical description; 188 p. ; 24 cm. Subjects; Sri Lanka. Floras. Angiospermae. Ferns. Pteridophyta. Botany - Sri Lanka. Ferns - Sri Lanka. Botany - Ceylon. Ferns - Ceylon. Botany - Indexes - Sri Lanka. Filices - Indexes - Sri Lanka. Plant names, Popular - Sinhalese. Plant names, Popular - Tamil. Genre; text. 1 Kg. 188 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Photograph Album Documenting an American Actor's Tour of Southeast Asia

      China, Japan, Burma, Malaysia, and India, 1911. Photograph Album. Very Good. The album measures 8" x 6" and contains 52 pages with approximately 130 photographs of varying sizes. The photographs are in nice shape as are the album pages, however most of the album leaves have cleanly separated from the binding. The album documents John Wilmuth Merkyl's participation in a theatrical tour of Southeast Asia during 1911. Early in his career, Merkyl (sometimes spelled Merkel) was an actor in operettas and later became a popular early silent movie star. When Merkyl compiled this album, he was touring with the Bandman Theater Company (owned by Maurice E. Bandmann, an American expatriate from Montana) in one of its troupe's circuits through Asia where it owned a number of theaters. Although Merkyl's name does not appear in this album, it comes from the estate of one of his descendents and contains several photographs of him as a young man. Most of the photographs are vernacular, however a few are commercial. The images include members of the troupe, theaters (Bombay, Rangoon, Kuala Lampur, Singapore, Tokyo, Osaka), hotels (Albany Hotel in Calcutta, Minto Mansions in Rangoon, the Royal Selangor), the Indian Coronation Ceremony (Durbar) for King George V and Queen Mary, tourist sights and scenes (temples, gardens, city streets, countryside), transportation (sedan chairs, rickshaws, junks, sampans, trains, oxcarts, donkeys), severed heads, children, markets, soldiers, buildings (pagodas, thatched huts, a cockfight), an impromptu performance on a ship, and more. A unique record of theatrical entertainment during the heyday of the British Empire.

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        THE DOOR IN THE WALL Illustrated with Photogravures from Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn.

      New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First ed. Hardcover. Coburn, Alvin Langdon. Folio, (iv), 153, (i) pp., with 10 tipped-in hand-pulled photogravure plates printed under the supervision of Coburn. Linen-backed gilt-titled paper over boards with moderate scuffing to the paper and corners, small loss of linen on the spine. The gravure plates are rich in tone and have left transfers on the opposing page as is usually found. Internally, a very good copy. There were 600 copies of this book printed but only 300 have the full complement of hand-pulled photogravures, the others are either lacking plates or were completed with plates printed by aquatone, a halftone process. This copy is one of the three hundred that contains all plates in hand-pulled photogravure. THE TRUTHFUL LENS #184.

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      - (ROBINSON,CHARLES)illus. THE SENSITIVE PLANT by Percy Bysshe Shelley. London & Philadelphia: William Heinemann & Lippincott, no date [1911] (Lippincott on spine, printed in England). 4to (8 x 10 1/2"), green cloth, elaborate gilt pictorial cover and spine, top edge gilt, lacks one plain tissue and slightest bit of soil on rear cover else VG+. 1st edition. Illustrated by Robinson with pictorial endpapers, 18 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards, plus illustrations on each page of text. Printed on heavy coated stock, this is a lavishly produced book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Emma [two volume set]

      John Grant, 1911. Hardcover. Good. 1911. 712 pages. No dust jacket. Teal cloth with gilt lettering. The Novels of Jane Austen Winchester Edition Volumes VII and VIII. Firm bindings. Moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks with rough edges to pages. Intermittent dog-eared corners with occasional chipping. Tanning along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces.

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        [Beerbohm, Max- Rarity, the "Rough Cloth" Issue] Zuleika Dobson, or an Oxford Love Story

      London: Heinemann, 1911. First edition. Original "Rough Cloth Binding," Albert M. Cohn's Copy (bibliographer of George Cruikshank) with his bookplate on front paste down. Bound in 'rough' brown cloth with blindstamped design on cover, gilt lettering on spine. "The rough brown cloth and the smooth were issued simultaneously. Copies in the rough binding were sent to the circulating libraries because they found that smooth cloth was unsuited to the hard wear to which library book are subjected." (Muir Points, p.92). Beerbohm's first and only novel. Near fine copy, rear hinge cracked. Binding clean, fresh and bright. Housed in mathcing folder and 1/4 brown smooth morocco slipcase with gilt lettering. Extremely scarce thus.

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        Die Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Zentralbahn, der Tanganyikaverkehr und die ostafrikanischen Finanzen; Anhang: Die Kongo- Abtretungen; eine kolonialwirtschaftliche Studie.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen ), 1911. - Groß-8°, 53 Seiten, gebunden in braunen Leineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, mit 9 photographische Abbildungen. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kain. Zeitschrift für Menschlichkeit. Jahrgang I, No. 1, April 1911 bis No. 12, März 1912 sowie beigebunden: Abel. Zeitschrift für Sklaverei, Fasching 1912; Jahrgang II, No. 1, April 1912 bis No. 12, März 1913; Jahrgang III, No.1, April 1913 - No. 12, März 1914; Jahrgang IV, No. 1, Mitte April 1914.

      Kain,, München, 1911 - München, Kain, 1911 - 1914. 192 + 23 + 1, 192, 192, 16 S. Priv. Pp. im Stile der Zeit. EA. WG II 9. Beiliegend: Die Einzelhefte des II. Jahrgangs Nr. 9, 10 und 12 sowie der "Kain-Kalender für das Jahr 1912" und der "Kain-Kalender für das Jahr 1913". Der dritte Jahrgang hat die Broschureinbände miteingebunden. Der erste Jahrgang hat einige Ausschnitte der Einbände und den Abel-Einband miteingebunden. Nachgewiesen ist die Zeitschrift bis 1919 (laut ZDB), dann stellte sie das Erscheinen ein. - Leichte Lichtschatten, Exlibris u. Prägestempel a. V., leichte Gbrsp. Kalender eingebundener OBrosch. - Mühsam, (1878 - 1934), lebte seit 1901 als freier Schriftsteller in Berlin und München. Er stand u.a. in Verbindung zum Friedrichshagener Dichterkreis um die Brüder Hart und schloß sich in München der literarischen Bohème an. Von Gustav Landauer und den Ideen Michail A. Bakunins sowie Pjotr A. Kropotkins beeinflußt, arbeitete er für kritische Zeitschriften (u.a. "Simplicissmus", "Gesellschaft" und "Aktion") und schrieb satirische Chansons für Münchner Kabaretts. 1911-14 und 1918/19 gab er die Monatsschrift "Kain. Zeitschrift für Menschenrecht" heraus, in der er nur eigene Beiträge veröffentlichte. Im Ersten Weltkrieg entwickelte er sich zum überzeugten Pazifisten und verbüßte wegen Kriegsdienstverweigerung sechs Monate Festungshaft. Neben Landauer und Ernst Toller gehörte er 1918/19 zu den führenden Köpfen der Bayerischen Räterepublik und wurde nach deren Sturz zu 15 Jahren Haft verurteilt. 1924 vorzeitig entlassen, konzentrierte er sich als Herausgeber der anarchistischen Zeitschrift "Fanal" (1926-31) vor allem auf die Weimarer Klassenjustiz und die faschistische Gefahr. Noch am Tag des Reichstagsbrandes (27.2.1933) wurde M. verhaftet und 16 Monate später ermordet. Obgleich die Gedichte, Dramen (u.a. Staatsräson, 1928) und Essays keine eindeutige politische Zuordnung Mühsams erlauben, belegen sie doch sein bündnispolitisches Ziel einer parteiübergreifenden Einigung aller Kräfte im Kampf gegen den Kapitalismus. Zum Chronisten seiner Epoche wurde er durch seine postum veröffentlichte Autobiographie "Namen und Menschen. Unpolitische Erinnerungen" (1949). (DBE) - So komplett sehr selten! Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Emma [two volume set]

      John Grant 1911 - 1911. 712 pages. No dust jacket. Teal cloth with gilt lettering. The Novels of Jane Austen Winchester Edition Volumes VII and VIII. Firm bindings. Moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks with rough edges to pages. Intermittent dog-eared corners with occasional chipping. Tanning along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods (Signed/limited edition)

      William Heinemann / Doubleday Page & Co., London / New York 1911 - Limited edition of 1150 copies (1000 for Britain and 150 for America), this being copy no. 82 of the 150 reserved for America, SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM on the limitation page. Considered by many to be Rackham's most magnificent work, the 30 full-color illustrations are breathtaking. ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in brown laid paper boards with an ivory cloth spine, publisher's paper label to the spine, and grey-green laid paper endpapers; the binding does not conform to that in the bibliographies, so is either a variant or the volume was rebound - if rebound, the binder did a wonderful job as there is plenty of room in the gutter margins. Limitation statement with Arthur Rackham's signature on the verso of the page preceding the frontispiece, title page has green lettering and a small illustration by Rackham in black, the thirty colour illustrations are tipped onto heavy brown paper, each with a lettered tissue guard, nine drawings total (including title page) in black and white; quarto size (approximately 11.5" tall), pagination: (i)-x, (1)-182, blank, printer's statement, printed by Ballantyne & Company Ltd, London (count excludes pages with tipped-in illustrations and tissue guards); limited edition of 1150 copies, all signed by Rackham, with 150 being reserved for America, of which this is no. 82. ***CONDITION: The binding is good plus to very good minus, with some rubbing to the corners (particularly the bottom corners), overall light soiling with some small tears to the cloth spine; the interior is near fine and clearly was hardly read as many signatures are unopened, it has a strong, square text block, hinges a bit tender but holding well, the book is free of prior owner markings, and all the illustrations with their tissue guards are present as called for, each of the illustrations being in fine condition save one (pg. 108) which has a very small rubbed spot. ***CITATION: Riall pg. 109, Latimore & Haskell pg. 37. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the Abe standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An archive of approximately 150 original programs dating from ca. 1911 to 1993 plus associated ephemera

      PROGRAMS An early program advertising the "First performance in America of Saint-Saens' Opera, Samson and Dalila" with Tamagno and Mantelli, Mancinelli conducting 1911-12 January 18. La Traviata with Tetrazzini, Sturani conducting 1912-13 January 23. Die Zauberflöte with Lankow, Hempel and Destinn, Hertz conducting (wrappers detached, some leaves loose, 3 leaves with portions excised) 1913-14 January 3. Madama Butterfly with Farrar, Toscanini conducting March 21. Orfeo ed Euridice with Homer and Gadski, Toscanini conducting 1914-15 March 27. Tosca with cast including Geraldine Farrar, Polacco conducting April 13. Carmen with cast including Geraldine Farrar, Toscanini conducting 1915-1916 March 2. Tristan und Isolde with cast including Urlus, Bodanzky conducting 1916 Spring Season Prospectus 1916-17 April 7. Die Meistersinger with cast including Gadski, Bodanzky conducting December 23. Tristan und Isolde with Urlus, Bodanzky conducting 1917-18 March 23. Shanewis... An American opera in Two Acts... Music by Charles Wakefield Cadman with Braslau, Moranzoni conducting March 24. Nineteenth Sunday Concert, Josef Hofmann pianist, Hageman conducting 1922-23 December 1. Tosca with Jeritza, Moranzoni conducting 1923-24 January 11. Boris Godunoff with Chaliapin, Papi conducting 1924-25 Prospectus March 7. Lohengrin with Bohnen, Bodanzky conducting March 27. Pelleas et Melisande with Bori, Hasselmans conducting 1925-26 December 28. Falstaff with Scotti, Serafin conducting February 19. Gianni Schicchi with de Luca, Papi conducting; Skyscrapers "first performance anywhere... a ballet of modern American life by John Alden Carpenter" with Troy, Hasselmans conducting; Pagliacci February 20. Die Walküre with Laubenthal, Bodanzky conducting 1927-28 December 26. Der Rosenkavalier with Easton, Bodanzky conducting 1930-31 February 27. Peter Ibbetson with Johnson, Serafin conducting February 28. L'Africana with Didur, Serafin conducting 1931 April 27-May 2. Cleveland. La Traviata with Ponselle, Tosca with Jeritza, Mignon with Bori, Carmen with Jeritza, Rigoletto with Gigli, Norma with Swarthout, Peter Ibbetson with Johnson, and Lucia di Lammermoor with Pons, various conductors May 4. Rochester. La Traviata with Bori, Serafin conducting 1931-32 February 12. Tannhäuser with Bohnen, Bodanzky conducting April 11. Lakme with Pons, Hasselmans conducting 1934 March 30. Parsifal with Schorr, Bodanzky conducting April 14. Pagliacci and Cavalleria Rusticana 1935 January 4. Der Rosenkavalier with Lehman, Bodanzky conducting March 25. La Gioconda with Jacobo, Panizza conducting 1935-36 January 22. Die Walküre with Melchior, Bodanzky conducting February 3. Die Meistersinger with Rethberg, Bodanzky conducting February 13. Mignon with Bori, Hasselmans conducting March 12. Cavalleria Rusticana with Castagna, Papi conducting; Errante 1936-37 February 4. Cavalleria Rusticana with Ponselle, Papi conducting; Le Coc d'Or April 8. Les Contes d'Hoffmann with Andreva, Abravanel conducting 1937-38 April 13. Parsifal with Melchior, Bodanzky conducting April 15. Parsifal with Melchior, Bodanzky conducting 1940-41 March 2. Aida with Bampton, Panizza conducting December 7. Der Rosenkavalier with Lehmann, Leinsdorf conducting February 28. The Bartered Bride with Kent, Walter conducting April 2. Rigoletto with Tibbett, Papi conducting 1947-48 November 19. Il Trovatore with Roman, Cooper conducting November 21. Die Meistersinger with Stoska, Martin conducting December 5. Aida with Ilitsch, Cooper conducting January 7. Das Rheingold with Berglund, Stiedry conducting January 21. Siegfried with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting January 29. Goetterdaemmerung with Melchior, Stiedry conducting February 6. Das Rheingold with Berglund, Stiedry conducting February 13. Manon with Sayao, Pelletier conducting February 18. Siegfried with Melchior, Stiedry conducting February 20. Tristan und Isolde with Melchior, Busch conducting February 24. Goetterdaemmerung with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting February 27. La Traviata with Kirsten, Antonicelli conducting March 5. Don Giovanni with Pinza, Busch conducting March 10. Parsifal with Melchior, Stiedry conducting March 13. Tristan und Isolde with Melchior, Busch conducting 1948-49 December 10. Louise with Kirsten, Cooper conducting December 17. Tristan und Isolde with Melchior, Busch conducting January 7. Madama Butterfly with Kirsten, Antonicelli conducting February 28. Siegfried with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting March 4. Goetterdaemmerung with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting March 11. Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Knight, Cimara conducting March 12. Otello with Vinay, Busch conducting March 25. Le Nozze di Figaro with Brownlee and Tajo, Reiner conducting April 2. Otello with Vinay, Cellini conducting 1949-50 December 12. Die Walkuere with Melchior, Stiedry conducting (2 copies) January 14. Siegfried with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting January 19. Goetterdaemmerung with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting February 28. Siegfried with Svanholm, Stiedry conducting May 11. La Boheme with Tucker, Antonicelli conducting (2 copies) November 13. Der Fliegende Hollaender with Nilsson, Adler conducting 1951-52 February 29. Il Trovatore with Milanov, Erede conducting 1952-53 January 23. Cosi fan Tutte with Steber, Stiedry conducting February 29. Cosi fan Tutte with Steber, Stiedry conducting March 30. Samson et Dalila with Stevens and Vinay, Cleva conducting 1953-54 March 27. Norma with Milanov, Cleva conducting 1958-59 January 27. Un Ballo in Maschera with Peerce and Merrill, Schippers conducting 1962-63 October 27. Cavalleria Rusticana with Gorr, Cleva conducting; Pagliacci with Kabaiwanska (debut), Cleva conducting March 28. Adriana Lecouvreur with Albanese, Varviso conducting - a new production March 30. La Sonnambula with Sutherland, Varviso conducting - a new production April 15. Boris Godunov with Hines, Rosenstock conducting April 16. Tosca with Tucci, Varviso conducting April 17. Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg with Schöffler, Rosenstock conducting April 18. Cavalleria Rusticana with Farrell, Cleva conducting 1963-64 March 31. Eugene Onegin with Kriese and Guarrera, Schippers conducting April 3. Falstaff with Corena, Bernstein conducting - a new production April 4. Otello with McCracken and Tebaldi, Santi conducting April 4. Macbeth with MacNeil and Nilsson, Santi conducting April 15. La Boheme with Tucker, Cleva conducting April 16. Don Giovanni with Siepi, Rosenstock conducting April 17. Manon with Moffo, Schippers conducting April 18. Tosca with Nilsson, Cleva conducting April 19. Lucia di Lammermoor with Sutherland, Varviso conducting 1965 January 25. Der Fliegende Hollaender with Tozzi, Böhm conducting March 25. Tosca with Callas, Tucker and Gobbi, Cleva conducting November 10. Don Carlo with Giaiotti and Prevedi, Schippers conducting 1966-67 April 21, 1966. Season program for the last complete performance of the Old Metropolitan Opera at the War Memorial in Boston. Faust with Tucci, Gedda, Siepi and Merrill. October 2. Die Frau ohne Schatten with King, Böhm conducting November 10. La Gioconda with Tebaldi, Cleva conducting - new production (2 copies) November 16. Antony and Cleopatra by Samuel Barber with Price and Diaz, Schippers conducting, choreography by Alvin Ailey - a new production 1969 January 25. La Boheme with Labò, Adler conducting 1970-71 December 18. Madama Butterfly with Cruz-Romo (debut), Molinari-Pradelli conducting December 28. Andrea Chénier with Dominto and Tebaldi, Cleva conducting January 27. Die Frau ohne Schatten with Nagy and Rysanek, Böhm conducting 1973-74 Les Troyens with Vickers, Nelson conducting - a new production 1983 October 22. Centennial Gala (2 copies) 1993 September 27. Opening Night Gala celebrating the 25th anniversaries of the Metropolitan Opera debuts of Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti BOSTON PERFORMANCES 1965 April 24. The Last Savage with Gramm, LaMarchina conducting 1966 April 19. Andrea Chenier with Corelli and Tebaldi, Schick conducting April 20. Lohengrin with Kónya, Rosenstock conducting - a new production April 22. Queen of Spades with Resnik, Schippers conducting - a new production 1968 April 22. Luisa Miller with Milnes and Caballé, Cleva conducting 1969 April 25. Adriana Lecouvreur with Tebaldi, Cleva conducting April 26. La Boheme with Alexander, Franci conducting April 26. Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Alva, Lombard conducting 1970 April 25. Die Zauberflöte with Macurdy, Skrowaczewski conducting 1974 April 27. Turandot with Hollaway, Ötvos conducting (2 copies) 1977 April 19. La Bohème with Sardinero, Behr conducting 1978 April 25. Cavalleria Rusticana with Cecchele; Pagliacci with MacNeil, Veltri conducting April 27. La Favorita with Morris, Veltri conducting April 28. Rigoletto with MacNeil, Masini conducting 1989-90 Season program 1991-92 Season program Various sizes (folio, quarto, octavo), some in colour. Overall condition is quite good, with occasional signs of wear including creasing, soiling and some tears, several leaves detached. LIBRETTI Leoni. L'Oracolo. c1915 Wolff. L'Oiseau Bleu. c1907 etc. EPHEMERA - Souvenir tile ca. 153 x 153 mm. commemorating the "Inaugural Night and First Night of the Subscription, when Gounod's Opera of "Faust." Will be presented with the following Cast" including Campanini, Novara, del Puente, Contini, Scalchi, Lablache and Nilsson, October 22, 1883. - Calendars 1980s - 90s - Regional Auditions in the New England Area, 1969-70, 1975 - Approximately 25 miscellaneous programs dating from 1965 to 1982 - Approximately 50 miscellaneous program excerpts dating from 1947 to 1974 - 70th Anniversary program - Annual reports 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72.

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        Gilead Balm: Knight Errant His Adventures in Search of The Truth.

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1911 - 8vo. 320pp. Publisher's deep red cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board. An exceptionally clean and handsome copy, minor bumping to extremities, otherwise pretty damn lovely. Internally clean, black and red title page, clean and fresh, illustrated throughout by Cyrus Cuneo (father of Terence, and frankly way more artist than your average detective story needs). A collection of deft mysteries, described as "Quests" in keeping with the knight errantry and to differentiate from a surfeit of "Cases", "Affairs" and "Adventures" that ran to four editions in the year of publication, no less. Capes is actually deserving of a bit of a revival, he wrote enough to stock a small shop and much of it is now completely forgotten, which is a bit of a shame:"He was standing in the close proximity of penny gaffs and penny dreadfuls, of the indigenous coster and the cosmopolitan flat-catcher, of Broker's shops, Sunday trading, chronic drunkenness, buffetted faces and vice in its most sodden aspect."It has to be pointed out that this effect can be duplicated by visiting any reputable book fair. Scarce, attractive and cool, something we should all aspire to. mh [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Texas Civil Appeals Reports. Vols. 1-63 (1892-1911)

      1911 - [Texas Civil Appeals Reports]. Vols. 1-63 (1892-1911). Cases argued and decided in the Courts of Civil Appeals of the State of Texas. vol. 1 (Oct./Dec. 1892) to vol. 63 (Jan. 1911). Subtitle varies slightly. Imprint varies. [Austin]: Published by the State of Texas, 1893-1917. Original law calf vols. 1 to 62 scuffed and worn, volume 63 cloth. Spine lettering pieces: Upper red (title), lower black (reporter), twenty volumes repaired with brown tape on spines, three volumes with detached covers. Ex-library with stamps on front endpapers and outer edges, small bar code labels on inside front covers. Interiors clean. * Reporters: vols. 1-10, A.S. Walker, Sr.; vol. 11, B.R. Webb; vol. 12, A.E. Wilkinson; vols. 13-39, A.E. Wilkinson, B.R. Webb; vols. 40-63, A.E. Wilkinson, J.A. Martin. No more volumes published. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed "P Mascagni" to an unidentified impresario in Vienna, addressed "Mio Caro."

      - 2 pp. Quarto. Dated Rome, October 8, [1]908. In black ink. On stationery with "Corso Vitt. Eman. 154. Telefono Interprov. 458. Per telegrammi: Mascagni, Roma" printed in red at upper left. In Italian (with translation). Mascagni responds to a proposal to write a "true and authentic" operetta. He likes the idea, but would encounter difficulties "of the moral-artistic order," and especially with his publishers, Choudens and Sonzogno. As indicated by his use of "tu," Mascagni and his correspondent were on familiar terms."But there is still a material difficulty, represented in my contracts with the publishers Sonzogno in Milan and Choudens in Paris, who will not want to adjust [their contracts] if they knew I worked for an impresario from Vienna before having delivered (as per contract) the operas that I must write for them. As you've seen I haven't spoken of monetary interests. but profits have never been a difficulty for the closing of my [business] deals."Slightly worn; creased at folds. Together with: A postcard photograph of 5 gentlemen on a street corner dated Paris 1911 on mount: Mascagni, the music publisher Edoardo Sonzogno, the writer Gabriele d'Annunzio and two unidentified others. Mascagni, distinguished as both a composer and conductor, is perhaps best-known for his opera Cavalleria rusticana, which "was enormously successful from its first performance at the Costanzi in Rome in 1890. From then on Mascagni spent the rest of his long career treating a wide variety of subjects. His next opera, L'amico Fritz (1891), consolidated his success with Roman audiences, and revealed his lyrical vein. This fluent rustic comedy was successful particularly because melodic vitality - the outstanding merit of Cavalleria - was combined with a more elegant harmonic idiom." By the time this letter was written, Mascagni had also garnered considerable acclaim in Vienna, Paris, and London. Michele Girardi in Grove Music Online.

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        Everyman: A Morality Play. Illustrated after drawings by John H. Amschewitz

      Philip Lee Warner for The Medici Society Ltd, London 1911 - 10 coloured tipped-in plates. 4to. [271 x 202 x 16 mm]. xiii, [i], 36, [4] pp. Bound by Stikeman of New York (signed in gilt on the rear turn-in) in brown goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt with a triple and double fillet border and panel of fillets and gouges, intersecting at the corners and entwined with leaft stems. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and dated at the foot, the others with leafy stems, the turn-ins tooled with gilt rolls, marbled endleaves, top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. (Joints and spine slightly rubbed and polished). No.148 of 500 copies. The original paper labels have been tipped-in at the end.

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        Set of Eight National Monetary Commision Volumes

      Washington - National Monetary Commission 1911 - A set of eight scarce volumes printed by the American National Monetary Commission, in uniform binding. Part of a sixty-one volume set. DealingÂwith the banking and economies of EuropeÂprior to theÂFirst World War, the works are particularly interesting given the outbreak of the conflict in the following years, with the mislead and futileÂrivalries held betweenÂvarious nations making a huge impact upon their spending and economies. AlsoÂincluded here is a section onÂJapan, who wereÂthen reeling still from the Russo-Japanese War. An interesting document from an American perspective, and from a position of neutrality that was dearly held in the country before their first intervention in European matters in theÂimminent war. The full list of worksÂincluded here are as follows:Volume V - The National Banking System by Andrew Macfarland Davis, A. D. Noyes and O. M. W. Sprague Volume X - The Reichsbank and Renewel of its CharterVolume XII - The German Bank Inquiry of 1908 Part OneVolume XIII - The German Bank Inquiry of 1908 Part TwoVolume XV - Banking In France and The French Bourse by Andred Liesse, Maurice Patron and E. VidalVolume XVII: Banking in Sweden and Switzerland by A. W. Flux and Julius Landmann Volume XVIII: Banking in Italy, Russia, Austro-Hungary, and Japan by Tito Canovai and Carlo F. Ferraris Volume XIX: Administrative Features Of National Banking Laws and European Fiscal and Postal Savings Systems by J. O. Manson Condition: In uniform cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, there is minor shelfwear, markings and rubbing to the boards, extremities and backstrips, with some additional wear. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean throughout, though there are some small closed tears and discolouration to the fold-out tables. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      McGraw Publishing, New York, N.Y. 1911 - Definitions, illustrations, photographs and diagrams of the electric railway cars, and of parts, equipment and trucks. 292 pages plus 55 pages of ads in the rear. Unlike the locomotive and car builders' dictionaries, the 1911 edition of the ELECTRIC RAILWAY DICTIONARY was the only one ever published and is quite scarce in the original edition. Recently rebound in black Levant Grain cloth with gilt lettering from original front cover pressed on. Exlibrary copy with several discard stamps a hint of removal of library pocket from the rear paste-down endpaper. Pages mildly toned. A near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Sorcière. Texte Intégral. publié Avec Une Préface Par Ad. Van Bever. Soixante-neuf Compositions Originales De Martin Van Maele, Comprenant 15 Planches Gravées a L'eau-Forte Par L'artiste et 54 En Têtes et Culs-De-lampe Gravés Sur Bois Par Eugène Dété.

      J. Chevrel, Paris 1911 - XXXII - 384 pp. y 15 magníficas láminas en aguafuerte original. También muy ilustrado entre el texto con cabezales y pies de capítulo con grabados a la madera. Edición única de 300 ejemplares en buen papel de hilo. (nº193). Bien encuadernado por Cambras a media piel. Corte superior dorado. Size: 26 x 17,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Une excursion au Congo Belge.

      Verviers, Alb. Hermann, 1911. - Dekorative rote, silbergeprägte Original-Leinwand, 4°, 129 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit zahlreichen photographische Abbildungen und Illustrationen im Text. Einbandrücken gebrochen, vorderes Gelenk gelockert, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt, sonst gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Siegfried et le Crepuscule des Dieux

      Hachette et Cie - [1911]. The deluxe limited French edition, one of only 350 (of 390) copies signed by Rackham. Large 4to publisher's full pictorial vellum stamped in gilt. Illustrated with 30 fine full-page mounted color plates with lettered tissue-guards. Lower spine tip lightly bumped; a bit of light soil to the lower front cover and a few light fox marks to the upper front cover, else a bright, near-fine copy with the ties intact. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The White Peacock.

      New York: Duffield & Company,, 1911. Octavo. Original light blue cloth, white lettered spine and front cover, spreading peacock motif in white and dark blue on front cover. Housed in a custom made brown cloth chemise and quarter brown morocco slipcase. Spine rolled and toned, head of spine frayed, peripheral fading to covers. First edition, first printing, of Lawrence's first book. This is the rare first issue with the copyright date "1910" on title page verso.

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        Teikoku fukusei yo¯ran. ??????. Survey of Imperial Japanese dress regulations

      Osaka.: Osaka Mainichi Shimbun.. Meiji 44. 1911.. Color lithograph, sheet size 30 1/2 x 42 1/2 inches, folded as issued. Some short separations at folds, overall very good condition. A beautifully printed poster (with gold and silver highlights) detailing Japanese (western-inspired) uniforms (military and civilian) of the Meiji period. It was issued as a special supplement on the first day of Meiji 44 by the newspaper company of Osaka Mainichi Shimbunsha. At centre is an image of a military parade by Cappey Hirose; the beautiful art nouveau style border features medals (with numbers linking them to descriptive text). .

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        The Jungfrau

      London.: W. R. Howell & Co.. 1911.. Etching, plate area 15 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches on sheet size 19 1/4 x 25 inches, with original title sheet. Three pin prick sized spots in outer margins, very good clean condition. An original etching by Arthur Turrell featuring snow-covered mountains in Switzerland viewed through a forest. Title sheet includes a diagram to the mountains depicted (Eiger, Monch, Jungfrau). From "Six Original Etchings. By W. L. Wyllie, R.A., R.E., Wilfrid Ball, R.E., Fred Slocombe, R.E., Arthur Turrell and J. Alphege Brewer. Signed Artists' proofs. Limited to Four Hundred Copies." Published by W. R. Howell & Co. Signed in pencil at lower right of print. Includes a facsimiled copy of the portfolio title page. .

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        Thomas H. Montgormery Jr. 3 Rare offprints The Spermatogenesis of an Hemipteron, Euschistus

      The Journal of Morphology, 1911 and others - First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. two of the offprints have the ownership stamp of Edmund B. Wilson. Included are: The Spermatogenesis of an Hemipteron, Euschistus (1911) back cover missing, front cover big torn away area, not affecting text; On The Dimegalous Sperm and Chromosomal Variation of Euschistus, with Reference to Chromosomal Continuity (William Engelmann, Leipzig, 1910) Franz Schrader ownership signature front cover. Front cover wrinkled; On The Maturation Mitosis and Fertilization of the Egg of Theridium (Gustav Fischer, Jena, 1907) a poor copy. Nibbled at head of spine, not affecting text. Ink splotches on plates affecting part of the plate. Edmund B. Wilson stamp front cover. Back cover detached though present. A rare group of offprints. " Thomas H. Montgomery Jr. was an American zoologist who made important contributions to cell biology?especially in chromosomes and their roles in sex determination?" Wikipedia Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Jagd- und wissenschaftliche Expeditionen in Ost-Afrika. Organisation und Ausrüstung durch Chas. A. Heyer & Co, Nairobi, Britisch Ost-Afrika. Filialen und Stationen in allen Teilen Britisch und Deutsch Ost-Afrikas.

      Heyer, Nairobi, 1911. - Illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, quer-8°, 90 Seiten, 5 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen. Mit zahlreichen photographischen Abbildungen sowie einer farbigen Karte Uganda Railway British East Africa Gerenal Map. Vorderer Deckel am oberen Kapital ca 1 cm eingerissen, Einband leicht angeschmutzt, innen sehr sauberes, schönes Exemplar. Ein Ratgeber für Jagd- und wissenschaftliche Expeditionen, in welchem Themen behandelt werden wie Vorheriges Arrangement, Ausrüstung, Dampfer-Verbindungen, Informationen zu Mombasa (Kilindi) und Nairobi, über Wildreservate, Jagdzeit, Jagdschein, Trophäen, Expeditions-Ausrüstung, Verpflegung und Gehälter der Leute, Reittiere, Kosten einer Expedition, Klimatische Verhältnisse, Expeditionen nach Deutsch Ost-AFrika, Uganda und dem Congo. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        DISCOVERY OF THE ATOMIC NUCLEUS: "The Scattering of Alpha and Beta Particles by Matter and the Structure of the Atom" (The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science [Sixth Series], Vol. XXI, pp. 669-688)

      Taylor and Francis, London 1911 - Seminal paper in the history of nuclear physics in which Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) determines that the atom has a nucleus that is 1/100,000 the size of the atom. vii, [1], 784 pp. 8vo. 7 Plates. Rebound in an exquisite three quarter leather binding with brown leather spine with four raised bands, gold embossed titling on black leather patch titles, marbled paper insets to cover boards. Only indication of ex-library status is a blind embossed stamp on the title page. Very clean within. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Pocharde". Die Trinkerin.

      - Kaltnadelradierung, mit Plattenton, 1911, auf chamoisfarbenem Pellet et Legrand-Bütten, signiert und nummeriert. 21,5:15,5 cm. Provenienz: Mit dem Stempel des Verlegers Pellet, Paris, Lugt 1193; Sammlung Prof. Dr. Dirk Kocks, Köln; Sammlung: Louis Legrand. Hargesheimer & Günther, Düsseldorf, Auktion 19.04.2008, Nr. 426C mit Abb. Literatur: Arwas 419. Nr. 30 von 50 Exx. – Vorzüglicher breitrandiger Abdruck und von tadelloser Erhaltung. „Legrand verdankt seinen Ruf den mit technischem Raffinement mehrere Verfahren kombinierenden Radierungen, für die gegenständlich ein gewisser erotischer Einschlag und formal eine weich vertriebene, häufig ins Ungraphische sich verlierende, mit scharfer Betonung der Konturen sich verbindende Modellierung der Innenflächen charakteristisch ist, und seinen Lithographien." (Thieme-Becker, Bd. XXII, S. 572).

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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.

      London: Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1911. Sextodecimo. Original green boards, spine and front board lettered in white, pictorial label with illustration to front cover, pictorial endpapers. 27 colour plates. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Boards gently bowed, contents a little cockled. An excellent copy. First edition. The first two printings are believed to be identical. The story of Timmy and Goody Tiptoes is the only Beatrix Potter story apparently set in North America - although this is implicit rather than stated anywhere in the book. All the main animal characters are indigenous to North America: grey squirrels, chipmunks and a "large bear", but the waters are muddied somewhat by the presence of Yellowhammers (or Emberiza citrinella, the birds which sing "Little bita bread and-no-cheese!"), whose range includes Europe and much of Asia but not America.

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        Leçons sur les hypothèses cosmogoniques

      1911 - portrait, XXV, 294, (1)pp. Paris, A. Hermann et fils, 1911, in-8, portrait, XXV, 294, (1)pp, demi-percaline bleue à la bradel, couvertures conservées (ateliers Laurenchet), Portrait de Poincaré. PREMIERE EDITION de ce recueil des leçons professées par Henri Poincaré (1854-1912) à la Sorbonne. Cet ouvrage critique et historique a été rédigé par Henri Vergne. Exemplaire bien complet du papillon de l'errata. Envoi Autographe Signé par Vergne à L. Roy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        En rade

      Blaizot-Kieffer 1911 - Paris, Blaizot-Kieffer, 1911 Grand in-4 (30cm x 22cm) de [4ff.], 208pp. & [36ff.] Tirage à 250 exemplaires dont 20 exemplaires contenant 3 états des eaux-fortes dont l'eau-forte pure, la suite des bois, plus une aquarelle à pleine page de l'illustrateur; 30 exemplaires contenant 3 états des eaux-forte dont l'eau-forte pure et la suite des bois; 20 exemplaires contenant 2 états des eaux-fortes dont celles avec les remarques et la suite des bois & 180 exemplaires contenant les eaux-fortes avec la lettre. 19 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs et 37 bois en couleurs par Paul GUIGNEBAULT. 1er tirage. Plein chagrin moutarde façon peau de serpent, dos à nerfs orné du titre et de l'auteur frappé or, cuivre du hors-texte de la page 30 incrusté dans le 1er plat, tête dorée, couverture et dos (KIEFFER). Un des 30 exemplaires contenant trois états des eaux-fortes dont l'eau forte pure, et la suite des bois, ici relié in-fine. Très bel exemplaire, reliure en bel état, dos à peine passé, de discrets et légers frottements sans importance par endroits; importantes rousseurs à 2 feuillets du premier état de la suite des eaux-fortes, feuillets en parfait état et bien frais par ailleurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Flagstaff: The Coconino Sun, 1911., 1911. First edition. First edition. 13" x 20" newspaper issued by The Coconino Sun of Flagstaff, Arizona, Friday, May 19, 199, Volume XXVIII, Number 25. This newspaper is a descendent of the Arizona Daily Star, Tombstone's Daily Nugget, Arizona Daily Sun, the Mohave Miner, The Coconino Sun was named by Clarkson M. Funston, its editor, to coincide with the founding of Coconino County, with Flagstaff as the county seat. However six months later the name of the newspaper was again changed to the Coconino Weekly Sun. In 1896 attorney Jerome Edwin Jones, owner of the rival newspaper, the Flagstaff Democrat, purchased the Coconino Weekly Sun and merged the two newspapers into the Flagstaff Sun - Democrat. Then due to Flagstaff's nickname being the Skylight City, Jones once again changed the name of the newspaper on November 25, 1896, to the Skylight Kicker, as he promised "to kick higher, quicker, truer, harder and more than any newspaper in the West." However on January 15, 1898, Clarkson M. Funston re-purchased the newspaper and changed the masthead back to the Coconino Sun, which then became the area's dominant newspaper. The newspaper carries news pertinent to northern Arizona and continued to be published into 1978. This newspaper issue being offered for sale is a weekly which was published each Friday of the week and this copy was published on Friday, May 19, 1911. Its contents include news of the territory, news of local citizens and their various journeys and events, the murder of a prominent official, Base Ball Dope, church directory, Probate Court notices, range and market news, advertising, educational articles, lumbering, railroad news, and everything that was fit to print. The importance of this issue is that it shows 72 ranches with over 125 of their brands on cattle and horses. The ranches are from the communities of Canyon Diablo, Ash Fork, Flagstaff, Williams, Cornville, Winslow, Camp Verde, Dewey, Seligman, Maine, Sedona, and Jerome. The six pages are separated and in very good condition.

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        A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean, in the years 1769, 1770, 1771, and 1772: Volume VI

      The Champlain Society. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1911.

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      Hyperiion-Verlag Hans von Weber,, München, 1911 - München, Hyperiion-Verlag Hans von Weber, 1911. Gr.-4°. 344 S. Original-Pergamentband mit schwarzem Titel auf Deckel und Rücken. Rodenberg 461. - Monumentalausgabe des zweiten grossen Heldenepos der mittelaltelichen deutschen Literatur nach dem Nibelungenlied. Nr. XXIV von 100 Exemplaren auf ungebleichtem Hundertbütten von Van Gelder Zonen für die Mitglieder der Vereinigung "Die Hundert", aus einer Auflage von 1507 Exx. Druck von Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, Haarlem. Die Drucklegung wurde von Ersnt Schulte-Strathaus überwacht. - Einband leicht angestaubt. Original-Pergamentband mit schwarzem Titel auf Deckel und Rücken.

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        The Emir of Bokhara and his Country.

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag; London, William Heinemann, , 1911. Journeys and Studies in Bokhara (With a Chapter on my Voyage on the Amu Darya to Khiva.) Large octavo. Original plum cloth, title gilt to front board and spine. Large folding coloured map in band inside lower board, numerous half-tone illustrations from the author's own photographs to the text, many full-page. A little rubbed, the spine lettering a touch oxidised, judicious restoration at the head of the spine, light foxing to the prefatory matter and fore-edge, else very good. First Edition. This copy inscribed by the author on the title page. Highly detailed and well-illustrated study of the region by the Secretary of the Royal Danish Geographical Society, drawing on the material accumulated during his command of the First and Second Danish Pamir Expeditions, 1896-97, 1898-99, from which he brought back more than 700 artefacts of ethnographic and scientific significance now at the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen. Olufsen was fluent in Russian and Usbegic, so he was able to conduct his own interviews with natives, employing only a Tajik interpreter with whom he conversed in Ottoman Turkish. In Bokhara the travellers "were welcomed as guests" by the Emir, lengthening their stay, with the result that the present study "can be used as a work of reference on the details of the region's architecture, archaeology, customs, religions, traditional costume, and for its profuse illustration from photographs of ethnographic and handcrafted pieces, monuments and local peoples" (Gorshenina, Explorateurs en Asie Centrale. Voyageurs et aventuriers de Marco Polo à Ella Maillart, pp. 225, cataloguer's translation). Quite a fragile production, the thin cloth, heavy text-block, and large folding map all contributing to the frail condition of copies usually encountered, this, lightly and skilfully restored, is a very superior copy, and very uncommon indeed inscribed.

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        More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

      Edward Arnold & Co. 1911 - Octavo. First Edition. vii. 274pp. Publisher's catalogue in rear. In original grey cloth boards with stylized black titles and bat decoration. Spine slightly dis-coloured with two minor nicks to surface, usual light rubbing to head and tail. Board corners sightly bumped. Former owner's bookplates to end papers. End papers and preliminary pages a little foxed otherwise sporadic light foxing. Overall a Good copy of this first edition from the highly collectable ghost story author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Un nouveau théologien, Fernand Laudet

      First edition, one of 14 numbered copies on Whatman only leading copies.Binding half morocco navy blue with corners, back with five nerves, gilded tail date marbled paper plates, guards and blue paper contreplats, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head on witnesses, elegant binding signed Alix.Very nice copy wide-margined well established. Les cahiers de la quinzaine Paris 1911 13x19cm relié

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        The Suffragette.


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        The Novels and Other Works.

      New York: Charles Scribner,, 1911. 24 volumes, octavo (210 x 140 mm). Bound in recent blue half morocco, red and blue labels, spines gilt in compartments, blue cloth boards, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece with tissue guard to each volume. Light tanning to fore and bottom edges of text block. An excellent set. The complete Scribner's edition of Tolstoy's works, including the two volumes of essays, letters and miscellanies.

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        The White Peacock.

      New York: Duffield & Company, 1911 - Octavo. Original light blue cloth, white lettered spine and front cover, spreading peacock motif in white and dark blue on front cover. Housed in a custom made brown cloth chemise and quarter brown morocco slipcase. Spine rolled and toned, head of spine frayed, peripheral fading to covers. First edition, first printing, of Lawrence's first book. This is the rare first issue with the copyright date "1910" on title page verso. Roberts & Poplawski A1a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Stories from Hans Andersen.

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

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        Stories from Hans Andersen with illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1911 - A gorgeous copy. First Signed Limited Edition ( signed by the illustrator, French born Edmund Dulac, limited to 750 copies only, first edition, undated but 1911). Bright 20th century vellum binding with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, new silk ties, TEG, deckled, text on handmade English paper, 28 magnificent lithograph illustrations on bordered mounts, with titled blanks opposite, the frontispiece under a captioned tissue, pictorial endpapers with repeating green peacocks. A beautiful copy. The tissue over frontis with a light fold, slight offsetting from the tissue onto the adjacent title page, a few very occasional small spots within, all of the 28 magnificent lithographs illustrating the Fairy Tales of Hans Andersen are in perfect condition. A bright, clean, tight, gorgeous copy of a superbly illustrated limited signed edition of Hans Andersen's Stories. Enquiries welcome. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DISCOVERY OF THE ATOMIC NUCLEUS: "The Scattering of Alpha and Beta Particles by Matter and the Structure of the Atom" (The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science [Sixth Series], Vol. XXI, pp. 669-688)

      London: Taylor and Francis, 1911. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Fine. Seminal paper in the history of nuclear physics in which Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) determines that the atom has a nucleus that is 1/100,000 the size of the atom. vii, [1], 784 pp. 8vo. 7 Plates. Rebound in an exquisite three quarter leather binding with brown leather spine with four raised bands, gold embossed titling on black leather patch titles, marbled paper insets to cover boards. Only indication of ex-library status is a blind embossed stamp on the title page. Very clean within.

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        Ausdrucksstarkes Ölgemälde " Einlaufendes Segelschiff im Abendlicht ".

      - In warmen Tönen gemaltes Bild eines in den Hafen einlaufenden Segelschiffes im Abendlicht, rechts ein Leuchtfeuer auf einer Mole. Das mit Öl auf Malpappe gemalte Bild ist rechts unten vom Maler mit G. Lukas-Larsen (* 1911 - 1965 ) signiert, undatiert. Bildmaße: Höhe x Breite: 60 x 49 cm. Das Bild von guter Erhaltung, ungerahmt.( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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