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        Stories from Hans Andersen. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911.. FIRST DULAC EDITION. Quarto (28 x 22cm), pp.viii; 252. With 28 mounted colour plates, cationed tissue to frontispiece. Elegantly bound in recent green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spine, green cloth boards, top edge gilt. Internally clean, plates not creased; exterior unmarked. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Photographic History of the Civil War

      The Review of Reviews 1911 - 1911 FIRST EDITIONS OF ALL TEN VOLUMES, VERY RARE IN THIS CONDITION. New York: The Review of Reviews, 1911. Quarto, original blue cloth gilt. Ten volumes. Cloth remarkably clean (a few stray marks, nothing more); gilt uncommonly bright. Only occasional trivial wear to spines. AN EXCEPTIONALLY WELL PRESERVED SET OF THIS BEAUTIFUL AND IMPORTANT WORK. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

      First edition. 8vo., publishers full grey cloth with spine lettered in black and pictorial title blocked in black on upper cover. Edward Arnold, London. 

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        POEMS

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1911. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 500 COPIES. This is the first collection of poetry from Rupert Brooke (1887-1915), who perhaps best personified the doomed youth of the Great War. The son of a schoolmaster at Rugby, Brooke was educated there and at Cambridge, writing poetry from his early years. According to DNB, "during his years at Cambridge, influenced by the Jacobean poets and dramatists that he studied, Brooke refined the style of his poetry. The lush extravagance learned from the decadents gave way to a harder-edged diction, metaphor which sometimes tested the boundaries of Edwardian good taste, and a penchant for syllogism. He showed a particular felicity in his use of the sonnet and rhymed octosyllabics. The subject matter of the poems is dominated by conflicts in which youth and innocence are preferred to age and experience, mind is valued above the distrusted body, and the ‘eternal' is often aspired to at the expense of the transitory." Brooke's second and last book of poems, "1914," was published posthumously, and contained his epitaph for a generation lost to war: "If I should die, think only this of me / That there's some corner of a foreign field / That is for ever England." For Brooke, that was the Greek island Skyros, where he succumbed to septicemia on the way to Gallipolli.. 190 x 125 mm. (7 3/4 x 4 7/8"). viii, 87, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 500 COPIES. Publisher's black cloth, paper label on spine, all but one quire UNOPENED. In a blue cloth chemise and (slightly rubbed) matching morocco-backed slipcase. Front pastedown with small bookplate of Mary Elizabeth Hudson. Spine ends slightly bumped, section title with triangular repair at fore margin without loss (made in the paper before printing?); in all other ways AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, THE BINDING AND TEXT IMMACULATE. This is the first collection of poetry from Rupert Brooke (1887-1915), who perhaps best personified the doomed youth of the Great War. The son of a schoolmaster at Rugby, Brooke was educated there and at Cambridge, writing poetry from his early years. According to DNB, "during his years at Cambridge, influenced by the Jacobean poets and dramatists that he studied, Brooke refined the style of his poetry. The lush extravagance learned from the decadents gave way to a harder-edged diction, metaphor which sometimes tested the boundaries of Edwardian good taste, and a penchant for syllogism. He showed a particular felicity in his use of the sonnet and rhymed octosyllabics. The subject matter of the poems is dominated by conflicts in which youth and innocence are preferred to age and experience, mind is valued above the distrusted body, and the 'eternal' is often aspired to at the expense of the transitory." Brooke's second and last book of poems, "1914," was published posthumously, and contained his epitaph for a generation lost to war: "If I should die, think only this of me / That there's some corner of a foreign field / That is for ever England." For Brooke, that was the Greek island Skyros, where he succumbed to septicemia on the way to Gallipolli.

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        Poems

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1911. First edition. viii, 87, [1] pp. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth, paper spine label. Light wear to label, else fine, with small bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. In a custom half blue morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition. viii, 87, [1] pp. 8vo. Fine copy of the first edition of Rupert Brooke's rare first book of poetry, one of only 500 copies printed, published when the poet was just 23. Keynes 5

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        In Northern Mists. Arctic exploration in early times. Translated by Arthur G. Chater

      London: William Heinemann 1911 - First English edition, 2 volumes, 4to. Coloured frontispieces tipped in plus black and white illustrations in the text. Original blue cloth, gilt spine titles, upper covers with a gilt vignette and title and rules in black, damp stain to the edge of the spine of volume I, otherwise a very good set still with their d.w.'s, these showing some light marking and stains to the spines, otherwise sound. The larger version of the two binding variants with the title in black to the upper covers. The wrappers were seemingly produced for the smaller binding, hence looking slightly too small for this set. Nevertheless an unusual survival.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Revue de phonétique (6 tomes cpl./ 6 Jahrgänge KOMPLETT) - Tome 1 (1911) - 6 (1929). publiée par l\'Abbé Rousselot et Hubert Pernot;

       1911 - 1929. je Jahrgang ca. 400 Seiten/ chaque tome ca. 400 pages; gebundene Ausgabe La Revue de phonétique est fondée en 1911. Elle la première revue publiée en France, entièrement consacrée à la phonétique et à ses applications. Elle succède à la revue La Parole, arrêtée en 1904. Elle est publiée par l’Abbé Rousselot et Hubert Pernot. Elle est annuelle. Elle s’arrête pendant la Première Guerre mondiale et n’est reprise qu’en 1928 par Hubert Pernot seul, l’Abbé Rousselot étant mort en décembre 1924. Elle s’arrête à nouveau en 1929.Das hier angebotene Werk stammt aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPETTPREIS für 6 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Revue de phonétique (6 tomes cpl./ 6 Jahrgänge KOMPLETT) - Tome 1 (1911) - 6 (1929). publiée par l'Abbé Rousselot et Hubert Pernot;

      1911 - 1929. 1911 - je Jahrgang ca. 400 Seiten/ chaque tome ca. 400 pages; La Revue de phonétique est fondée en 1911. Elle la première revue publiée en France, entièrement consacrée à la phonétique et à ses applications. Elle succède à la revue La Parole, arrêtée en 1904. Elle est publiée par l’Abbé Rousselot et Hubert Pernot. Elle est annuelle. Elle s’arrête pendant la Première Guerre mondiale et n’est reprise qu’en 1928 par Hubert Pernot seul, l’Abbé Rousselot étant mort en décembre 1924. Elle s’arrête à nouveau en 1929. Das hier angebotene Werk stammt aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPETTPREIS für 6 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH! Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Reaper Of The Whirlwind (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK Printing published by John Long Ltd (UK) in 1911. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Some pushing at the spine ends with some light toning and spotting to the text block. Mild offsetting to the end papers. The occasional spotting to the page edges. The gilt titling and period decoration to the front cover remains very bright. Free from inscriptions. The fragile WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. A large closed tear to the front upper spine fold with loss at the upper spine (see images) and a smaller closed tear to the upper spine. Some nicks and rubbing along the edges with some further small loss to the upper rear edge. Toning to the spine, edges and folds. The wrapper still presents very well despite its faults, in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has the cut signature of the author affixed to the title page. A very scarce title in the original wrapper. Violet Tweedale was a prolific writer of short stories, published as anthologies, and novels, often with a romantic or supernatural theme. She was a member of 'The Order of the Golden Dawn' which was an organisation devoted to the study and practice of the occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Collectible with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        Rapport des Experts sur l'effondrement du clocher de l'Eglise Saint Jean à Troyes. Dépôt du 6 décembre 1913 du Tribunal Civil de Troyes.

      - In-4, rel. de l'époque demi-toile noire, grande étiquette avec titre manuscrit sur le premier plat, 231 pp. entièrement manuscrites, 15 photographies originales et 3 cartes postales contrecollées dans le texte, 26 plans dépliants entoilés in fine ; le tout monté sur onglet. Cachet & signatures des experts répétés en marge des pp. Usures aux coiffes, plats un peu salis, très bon état intérieur. Rarissime documentation sur la ville de Troyes. Cet exemplaire, sans doute unique, a été rédigé avec beaucoup de soin. Il contient le rapport de MM. Boiret, Mathieu et Montenot, architectes, tous trois experts commis d'office sur l'affaire de l'effondrement du clocher de l'Eglise Saint Jean dans la nuit du 23 au 24 Mai 1911, opposant les familles Girard, Fichot, Besançon, Garnier et Dumont d'une part et la ville de Troyes et le préfet de l'Aube d'autre part. Cet évènement spectaculaire fut, à l'époque, largement commenté dans la presse locale et nationale.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911 - Sextodecimo. Original green moiré cloth, titles and decorations to spine and front board gilt, pictorial label to front cover, pictorial endpapers, edges gilt. Housed in a custom green linen chemise and green quarter morocco and cloth slipcase. Spine restored, joints repaired, some light finger marks to contents. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. First edition, deluxe issue. Linder, p. 429; not in Quinby. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Masses: Women's Number. Vol. 1, No. 12. December 1911.

      The Masses Publishing Company, New York 1911 - Folio. 18pp, illustrated, frontispiece. Stapled wraps printed in orange ink on brown paper, featuring a portrait of an unnamed woman by Charles A. Winter on the front. This issue, as the title implies, focuses on the exploitation of women in the labor market. The Masses was an important and inflential radical magazine that was published in Greenwich Village from 1911 to 1917 when it was forced to shut down after a lengthy showdown with the government in which they stood trial accused of trying to "unlawfully and willfully…obstruct the recruiting and enlistment of the United States [military]". Includes contributions by Piet Vlag, Eugene Wood, Josephine Conger Kaneko, Lena Morrow Lewis, Carl Holiday, Wilby Heard, Matthew Ruskin Emmons, May Wood Simons, Benjamin Keech, Hank Jellis, Lida Parce, B. Keech, Emanuel Julius, Grace Potter, Eleanor Wentworth, Ethel Knapp Behrman, Inez Haynes Gillmore, Ida Crouch-Hazlitt, and Laeton Smith. Other illustrators include Anton Otto Fischer (frontispiece), H. J. Turner and Alex Popini. Hinge is reinforced with tapped the rear panel has several length tears repaired with the same. Internal contents clean and solid, with only minimal creasing and chipping to the foreedge. About Good.

      [Bookseller: The Libriquarian, IOBA]
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        Stories from Hans Andersen. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. FIRST DULAC EDITION. Quarto (28 x 22cm), pp.viii; 252. With 28 mounted colour plates, cationed tissue to frontispiece. Elegantly bound in recent green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spine, green cloth boards, top edge gilt. Internally clean, plates not creased; exterior unmarked. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Poems

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1911. First edition. viii, 87, [1] pp. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth, paper spine label. Light wear to label, else fine, with small bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. In a custom half blue morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition. viii, 87, [1] pp. 8vo. Fine copy of the first edition of Rupert Brooke's rare first book of poetry, one of only 500 copies printed, published when the poet was just 23. Keynes 5

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        LOS TERRENOS DE LA CIUDADELA

      - 1911 Henrich y C. BCA. Proyecto de construcción y reforma con 16 Mapas. 232 pg. Memoria económica CXLVII pg. de A: PEDRO GENER. Enc. media piel época. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (Barcelona)

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        Tannhauser. A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner. Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T.W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogany.

      Harrap & Co., London 1911 - Tannhauser. A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner. Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T.W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogany. Here as a First Limited Signed Deluxe Edition, one of 525 copies, signed by Willy Pogany under the numeration. Very scarce in rare vellum with gilt upper cover (usually found in brown leather or cloth) and with ornately titled and gilt spine, TEG, deckled, profusely illustrated with drawings and full colour lithographs throughout, unpaginated. Light age wear and soiling to vellum, spine slightly bumped, vellum tight and book is slighty splayed as is typical for this tall tight vellum quarto edition, hinges expertly reinforced, otherwise all pages and plates are perfect, a bright FINE copy. Signed by the illustrator Willy Pogany under the numeration. Enquiries welcome, additional images available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Man Who Could Not Lose

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1911 - First Edition. Collection of short stories, the title story which concerns horse racing was made into a movie in 1915, also includes such stories as "My Buried Treasure," "The Nature Faker," and "The Lost House." It is a premier example of his talents. Very scarce in dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow chipping at spine ends and some edges, unfortunate use of masking tape at verso has shadows showing at exterior. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Mexican Cooking. The Flavor of the Twentieth Century. That Real Mexican Tang

      [San Antonio, TX]: U.S. Print and Litho Co, 1911. Tall, stapled booklet, 44 pages. Illustrated in color. Ads. Very early edition of the first Mexican-American cookbook published in in English. Gebhardt published this little recipe booklet to help spread an understanding of Mexican-American cooking in order that they might grow demand for their products. The recipes claim to drawn from the "most famous chefs in Old Mexico". The dating of this cookbook remains a bit hazy, with Andrew Smith, in his introduction to the Applewood reprint stating "about 1908", Bob Brown says, "before 1910", and all copies appearing in OCLC state either 1910 or 1911. According to the archives of the company at University of Texas San Antonio, Gebhardt received a meat license in 1911, allowing them to produce canned "chili meat". This booklet includes an ad for chili meat, as well as some recipes for the same, and so it is at least as late as 1911. Some discoloration and a edge-chipping to the color-printed wrappers, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates ten copies (all with 44 pages and with the color ads); Brown 4202; not in Cagle].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        The "Bull" Durham Baseball Guide

      Boston: Baseball Publishing Company, 1911. First Edition. Wraps. Good. 12mo. 127pp., [1]. Illustrated. Color illustrated printed wraps with title on front cover and Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco advertisement on rear wrap. Bull Durham Tobacco advertisement on verso of front wrap. Spine reinforced with tape. Light soiling and a scuff mark to the front cover. Guide is illustrated with several photographs of players and teams. This edition includes the coverage of the 1910 World Championship Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs pages 5-10. Contents also include statistics from the American and National league teams and the minor league teams, baseball attendance figures, Official Baseball Rules and more.

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        Le Nu décoratif.

      P., Librairie d'Art Technique, 1911, 1 vol. in-4° (325 x 253) broché sous couverture grise imprimée en vert et orange, de 126 pp. Quelques rousseurs sur les pages de texte, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - Tirage restreint, ici non numéro. Texte sur vélin très épais et 31 planches sur papier glacé. Ces planches représentent des objets décoratifs dessinés, tous de style Art Nouveau, sur lesquels des photographies de femmes nues viennent prendre place. Table des planches : - Ameublement (Manteau de cheminée - Paravent - Pied de table-bureau - Pupitre à musique - Etagère - Dessus de porte - Couronnement de crédence) - Architecture (Chapiteau - Fontaine - Petite porte - Retombée d'Arc - Tympan - Pilastre) - Bijouterie (Pendentif - Pendentif orné de pierres) - Bronze (Petite horloge - Espagnolette - Pied de Lampe électrique - Lampe électrique) - Céramique (Vase - Vase de Jardin) - Etain (Vase Art Nouveau - Pichet) - Ferronnerie (Départ de rampe - Chenets de cheminée - Suspension) - Iv*** (Boite à Poudre - Dos de Miroir) - Orfèvrerie (Coupe à fruits - Poignée d'épée - Théière). La femme-objet dans toute sa splendeur, totalement surréaliste et kitchissime, mais tellement irrésistible !!!

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        Stickeen: The Story of a Dog (SIGNED by John Muir))

      New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1911. 9th. Hardcover. INSCRIBED "To Frederick W. Meech/With sincere regards/John Muir/May 30, 1911." Ninth Impression. 12mo. 74pp. Frederick Meech was the family butler for Edward Henry Harriman and accompanied him on his scientic expedition to catalog the flora and fauna of the Alaska coastline.Many prominent scientists and naturalists, including John Muir, went on the expedition, aboard the luxuriously refitted 250-foot steamer George W. Elder. Tan cloth with brown lettering in the scarce publisher's printed dustjacket with an ad for "Our National Parks" printed to the rear panel. Near fine (minor wear to extremities) in very good dustjacket (flap corners clipped; 3/8 x 1 1/4" missing to spine head, not affecting the title; some chipping & short closed tears to extremities; light soiling). John Muir's true story of what happened on an Alaskan glacier with a dog named Stickeen, in 1880, is one of Muir's best-known writings, and is now considered a classic dog story; this book made more special with John Muir's personal inscription. Of Stickeen Muir wrote, "I have known many dogs, and many a story I could tell of their wisdom and devotion; but to none do I owe so much as to Stickeen. At first the least promising and least known of my dog-friends, he suddenly became the best known of them all. Our storm-battle for life brought him to light, and through him as through a window I have ever since been looking with deeper sympathy into all my fellow mortals." (BAL 1759; Kimes 281).

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        Le Livre des Mille nuits et une nuit

      Eug. Fasquelle, Paris - [1911] 8 volumes. In French. Large 4to. 33cm. Bound in quarter red calf over patterned and textured paper boards. Silver and gilt stamped decorations to the spines with white leather labels with gilt lettering. Top edges gilt. Spines a little sunned and scuffed in some spots, edges and corners worn and rubbed. Some volumes with old tape marks to the endpapers from old plastic protectors, no other markings throughout, overall a clean set, all volumes tight and square. Illustrated by the fasc-simile miniatures, frames and illuminations that adorn the original Persian and Hindu manuscripts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, Member ABAC, IOBA]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Walter Wellman") to Mr. Hill, submitting a manuscript and photograph for his "adventure in the ice"

      Washington, D.C., 1911. One page, on a sheet of yellow note paper. 1 vols. 4to. Bit ragged at corners, edges slightly darkened. One page, on a sheet of yellow note paper. 1 vols. 4to. " ... my adventure in the ice ... " Walter Wellman (1858 -1934) was an American journalist, explorer, aeronaut, founder of the Cincinnati Evening Post in 1879, and after 1884 became the Washington correspondent for the Chicago Herald, and then the Times-Herald. Here, he submits his manuscript to an editor:" ... You will find herewith manuscript and photographs for the next installments. Possibly there will be time enough to have one of your artists make a spirited sketch of an incident described in the first part of the story - my adventure in the ice ... "Wellman's "adventures in ice" probably refers to one of his two unsuccessful overland expeditions to the North Pole, in 1893 and 1898. Wellman became convinced by his adventures that the surest way to the Pole was by airship, and he subsequently organized three such pioneering expeditions.

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        THE ADVENTURES OF KIMBLE BENT The story of wild life in the New Zealand bush.

      Whitcombe & Tombs Limited 1911 - Blue cloth pictorial covers,black titles to spine and cover.Cover rubbed lightly,4cm split hinge cloth,darkened spine.Block is sound and tight,name on front paste down.15 photo plate illustrations,all book on gloss paper.Hinges are moderately weak. Kimble Bent was known as the Pakeha Maori, he lived and fought with Titokowaru's Hauhau warriors in the Taranaki Maori Wars against the settlers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Walter Wellman") to Mr. Hill, submitting a manuscript and photograph for his "adventure in the ice"

      Washington, D.C. 1911 - One page, on a sheet of yellow note paper. 1 vols. 4to. " . my adventure in the ice . " Walter Wellman (1858 -1934) was an American journalist, explorer, aeronaut, founder of the Cincinnati Evening Post in 1879, and after 1884 became the Washington correspondent for the Chicago Herald, and then the Times-Herald. Here, he submits his manuscript to an editor:" . You will find herewith manuscript and photographs for the next installments."Possibly there will be time enough to have one of your artists make a spirited sketch of an incident described in the first part of the story - my adventure in the ice . "Wellman's "adventures in ice" probably refers to one of his two unsuccessful overland expeditions to the North Pole, in 1893 and 1898. Wellman became convinced by his adventures that the surest way to the Pole was by airship, and he subsequently organized three such pioneering expeditions. Bit ragged at corners, edges slightly darkened One page, on a sheet of yellow note paper. 1 vols. 4to

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        Across the Roof of the World

      London , 1911. Paperback. UsedGood. Across the Roof of the World Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        The Writings.

      London: The Edinburgh Society,, [1911]. 14 volumes, octavo (144 x 220 mm). Contemporary red straight-grain morocco, titles to spines gilt between raised bands, floral centre tool to spines gilt, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut. Each volume has a monochrome or colour frontispiece with a captioned tissue printed in brown, further monochrome illustrations throughout. Bookplate to front pastedowns, internally clean, excellent condition. The Cherwell edition limited to 250 numbered copies of which this is number 149 intended for sale in America. Authorized edition. A particulary handsome set and rare in a contemporary binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stickeen: The Story of a Dog (SIGNED by John Muir))

      New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1911. INSCRIBED "To Frederick W. Meech/With sincere regards/John Muir/May 30, 1911." Ninth Impression. 12mo. 74pp. Frederick Meech was the family butler for Edward Henry Harriman and accompanied him on his scientic expedition to catalog the flora and fauna of the Alaska coastline.Many prominent scientists and naturalists, including John Muir, went on the expedition, aboard the luxuriously refitted 250-foot steamer George W. Elder. Tan cloth with brown lettering in the scarce publisher's printed dustjacket with an ad for "Our National Parks" printed to the rear panel. Near fine (minor wear to extremities) in very good dustjacket (flap corners clipped; 3/8 x 1 1/4" missing to spine head, not affecting the title; some chipping & short closed tears to extremities; light soiling). John Muir's true story of what happened on an Alaskan glacier with a dog named Stickeen, in 1880, is one of Muir's best-known writings, and is now considered a classic dog story; this book made more special with John Muir's personal inscription. Of Stickeen Muir wrote, "I have known many dogs, and many a story I could tell of their wisdom and devotion; but to none do I owe so much as to Stickeen. At first the least promising and least known of my dog-friends, he suddenly became the best known of them all. Our storm-battle for life brought him to light, and through him as through a window I have ever since been looking with deeper sympathy into all my fellow mortals." (BAL 1759; Kimes 281).

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

      1911. Hi, Here we have a rare 1911 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 16th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and spine. The boards are excellent, very clean and crisp, odd tiny bobble if being picky. Inside the hinges are very good, very tightly bound. Amazingly clean inside including the yellow pastedowns and photoplate. Minimal foxing. A lovely book. Very Rare in this condition, Other 1911s available in more average condition, just ask. No restoration.

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        Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, 1911 by Georg Andrew Reisner (1867-1942)

      1911. Original photographs, 36 silver prints, 1 gelatine silverprint, different sizes, ca. 10 x 10 cm, 10 x 14 cm, 15 x 20 cm, 17 x 22 cm. Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, 1911. Bowl with hippopotami, Egyptian Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850-3650 B.C., Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 26; Jar, Naqada II period (c. 3500-3200 BC). Two head-rests and a excavation, 5 pictures and a picture of the Lions at the Kasr-el-Nil Bridge, Harvard Camp, armed man with in the background the pyramid of Chefren, View on two of the Queens piramids, Excavation to the piramids, Excavations, View on the Queens piramids and the piramids of Chefren and Mykerinos, Excavations with lorries in the field, Excavations, Excavation, a room, Views on the Queens piramids, Mykerinos, workers with lorries, King Menkaure and Queen, greywacke, frontview, King Menkaure and Queen, greywacke, from left, A Syrian Sheik at Giza, Two camels and drivers in front of the Chefren piramid, Two camels and drivers in front of ta tent, Harvard Camp, Camel with rider in front of a tent, Harvard Camp, Waterboy with camel at Harvard Camp, in front of the Mykerinos pyramid, Waterboy with camel at Harvard Camp, Arabs and camels near Harvard Camp, Houses near Harvard Camp, The Oman Botanical Garden, Arab, Camel and Palms near Harvard Camp, Harvard Camp, Three arab gunman. Desert Arabs from Lower Egypt. - Georg Andrew Reisner (1867-1942). KEYWORDS:photo/egypt/gizeh/giza

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1911 - 1911 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1911. This lot is an 1911 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good to Very Good Condition. This book is very nice, it has had slight restoration to the spine gilt and the hinges but it has done the book well, the front board is very nice with shiny, original gilt, odd mark, the spine cloth is clean with a touch up to the gilt. Internally the hinges are restored and strong, the internal pages are very nice and clean with exceptional pastedowns, tightly bound and an excellent photoplate and tissue paper.

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        Gesamtverzeichnis des deutschsprachigen Schrifttums 1911-1965

      150 Bände, Gepflegtes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Kennzeichnungen - innen (z.B. Stempel, Barcode und/oder Inventarisierungsnummer) , Preis inkl. MwSt..

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        Antique Master Print-THE REFUGEES-WAR VICTIMS-WWI-Steinlen-1911

      - Antique Master Print, titled: 'Le refugies.' - (The refugees.) Depicting WWI war victims from Belgium or Serbia. Etching on hand laid paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. State: Second state of 4. Ref: Crauzat 106. Impression with a dedication to the printer/publisher Eugene Delatre in pencil below image.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Theophile Alexandre Steinlen' after an anonymous artist. Theophile Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923) was a Swiss/French genre / satire painter, etcher, lithographer and sculptor from Lausanne. He went to Paris when he was 29 and was active and famous as a designer for humoristic magazines. Condition: Very good, given age. Ample margins, discoloration from former matting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-P1-40 The overall size is ca. 17.3 x 11.8 inch. The image size is ca. 13 x 9.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 44 x 30 cm. The image size is ca. 32.9 x 24.4 cm.

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        Fair Americans

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911 First edition. Small folio. 66 plates on coated paper (23 in color); portrait. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, with color portrait on upper cover, t.e.g. Very good.

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        The Writings.

      London: The Edinburgh Society, [1911] - 14 volumes, octavo (144 x 220 mm). Contemporary red straight-grain morocco, titles to spines gilt between raised bands, floral centre tool to spines gilt, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut. Bookplate to front pastedowns, internally clean, excellent condition. Each volume has a monochrome or colour frontispiece with a captioned tissue printed in brown, further monochrome illustrations throughout. The Cherwell edition limited to 250 numbered copies of which this is number 149 intended for sale in America. Authorized edition. A particulary handsome set and rare in a contemporary binding.

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        SONGS OF INNOCENCE

      [London], ca. 1911-12. This is a magnificent volume--bejewelled and spectacular on the outside, and full of artistry and immense charm on the inside. Francis Sangorski (1875-1912) and George Sutcliffe (1878-1943) had learned the craft of binding from Douglas Cockerell before founding their own bindery in 1901. As early as 1905, Sangorski & Sutcliffe began to specialize in custom-made jewelled bindings incorporating elaborately gilt and inlaid designs, and the bindery reached its zenith in the first dozen years of the 20th century, when their most gorgeous jewelled bindings were produced. An intense rivalry between Riviere and Sangorski developed, and the two firms began putting out intricately decorated bindings described by Nixon as having as their main aim the putting of "so much gold and color on the cover that the hue of the original leather could no longer be determined." It seems apparent that our binding came from that period. Ratcliffe estimates that of these special bindings "no more than 300 were ever produced," and given the labor-intensive process required to produce a binding like the present one, this small number is not surprising. Many of these bindings enclosed exquisite illuminated manuscripts done by Francis' older brother Alberto (1862-1932), who had started his professional life as secretary to a goldsmith's firm, became attracted to the book arts at the age of 43, and embarked on a career as a calligrapher and illuminator. At some point around 1910-11, there was a falling out between the Sangorski brothers, and Alberto took his talents to Riviere, leaving some unfinished work behind. It seems likely that this manuscript was one such project. In the opinion of Sangorski & Sutcliffe expert Stephen Ratcliffe, the present work is something of a hybrid: the illuminated initials and borders are clearly by Alberto, the script less definitely so, while the miniatures are not in his style and were probably done by Sutcliffe. Given the prevalence of glimmering illumination here, the text is fittingly from the first illuminated book of poems produced by William Blake (1757-1827). According to DNB, the 1789 "Songs of Innocence" "express Blake's ideal of a unified sensibility incarnate in children." Day calls them an "imaginative picture of the state of innocence" and a reflection of Romanticism's fascination with childhood and belief in a "primitive condition of human perfection." Not surprisingly, children figure prominently in the sweet miniatures, which show joyful tykes dancing a jig, boys and girls racing about with their dog, and a frightened little boy reunited with his mother by God the Father attired in a white robe. There are at least a small number of Sangorski bindings that are in some way more dazzling than ours (one such is the "Great Omar," said to be the grandest English binding made in the 20th century, now sleeping with the fishes in the ruins of the Titanic); however, it is next to impossible to imagine a production as beautiful and at the same time as delightfully endearing as the present one.. 260 x 182 mm. (10 1/4 x 7 1/8"). 25 pp., [1] leaf (colophon), written in black and red in a lovely hand. SPLENDID CORNFLOWER BLUE CRUSHED MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT, INLAID, AND BEJEWELLED, BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE (stamp-signed on front doublure), covers with wide frames of gilt and inlaid floral vines, in red and green morocco, surrounding a sunken central panel, that on upper cover with an intricate inlaid strapwork design in blue, green, and brown morocco on a densely stippled and incised gilt ground, the design accented by jewels including a large cabochon garnet at center, and smaller carnelians, amethysts, and turquoise, panel on lower covers with central quatrefoil in green and brown morocco with turquoise flower at center, surrounded by leafy gilt vines bearing turquoise berries; raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with gilt vines, two brick red morocco labels; HANDSOME DOUBLURES OF IVORY MOROCCO, framed by blue morocco inlaid with black and brown, center panel at front with inlaid and gilt ribboned wreath enclosing Blake's name and dates, above an inlaid lyre surrounded by gilt and inlaid flowers, blue silk endleaves, all edges gilt (tiny patch of gilt refreshed on upper cover). In the original (slightly scuffed) green morocco box, padded and lined with velvet. TITLE PAGE WITH gilt lettering and large opening initial set into an illuminated floral half border and with A MINIATURE OF A TROUBADOUR KNEELING BEFORE A PUTTO, 11 OTHER MINIATURES OF FACES, SCENES, OR LANDSCAPES INCORPORATED INTO ILLUMINATED BORDERS, 15 LARGE INITIALS IN COLORS AND GOLD, six of these extending into partial borders, smaller initials in gold with penwork tracery. Original tissue guards. According to the colophon, "This copy of The Songs of Innocence has been written out and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe of London for The Grolier Society and will not be duplicated." Not in Ratcliffe. Two small stones more opaque than the others (and so perhaps replacements?), one initial and one border with a little flaking to paint and gold, revealing the gesso underneath, otherwise A VERY FINE SPECIMEN, the vellum creamy and bright, the illuminations with rich colors and shining gold, and the breathtaking binding unworn and shimmering. This is a magnificent volume--bejewelled and spectacular on the outside, and full of artistry and immense charm on the inside. Francis Sangorski (1875-1912) and George Sutcliffe (1878-1943) had learned the craft of binding from Douglas Cockerell before founding their own bindery in 1901. As early as 1905, Sangorski & Sutcliffe began to specialize in custom-made jewelled bindings incorporating elaborately gilt and inlaid designs, and the bindery reached its zenith in the first dozen years of the 20th century, when their most gorgeous jewelled bindings were produced. An intense rivalry between Riviere and Sangorski developed, and the two firms began putting out intricately decorated bindings described by Nixon as having as their main aim the putting of "so much gold and color on the cover that the hue of the original leather could no longer be determined." It seems apparent that our binding came from that period. Ratcliffe estimates that of these special bindings "no more than 300 were ever produced," and given the labor-intensive process required to produce a binding like the present one, this small number is not surprising. Many of these bindings enclosed exquisite illuminated manuscripts done by Francis' older brother Alberto (1862-1932), who had started his professional life as secretary to a goldsmith's firm, became attracted to the book arts at the age of 43, and embarked on a career as a calligrapher and illuminator. At some point around 1910-11, there was a falling out between the Sangorski brothers, and Alberto took his talents to Riviere, leaving some unfinished work behind. It seems likely that this manuscript was one such project. In the opinion of Sangorski & Sutcliffe expert Stephen Ratcliffe, the present work is something of a hybrid: the illuminated initials and borders are clearly by Alberto, the script less definitely so, while the miniatures are not in his style and were probably done by Sutcliffe. Given the prevalence of glimmering illumination here, the text is fittingly from the first illuminated book of poems produced by William Blake (1757-1827). According to DNB, the 1789 "Songs of Innocence" "express Blake's ideal of a unified sensibility incarnate in children." Day calls them an "imaginative picture of the state of innocence" and a reflection of Romanticism's fascination with childhood and belief in a "primitive condition of human perfection." Not surprisingly, children figure prominently in the sweet miniatures, which show joyful tykes dancing a jig, boys and girls racing about with their dog, and a frightened little boy reunited with his mother by God the Father attired in a white robe. There are at least a small number of Sangorski bindings that are in some way more dazzling than ours (one such is the "Great Omar," said to be the grandest English binding made in the 20th century, now sleeping with the fishes in the ruins of the Titanic); however, it is next to impossible to imagine a production as beautiful and at the same time as delightfully endearing as the present one.

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        Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society

      New Orleans: Louisiana Historical Society, 1911. Near Fine. Octavo. 119; 47; 49; 48; 42; 200; 154, [1]pp. Black cloth with printed paper spine label. Richmond, Virginia binder's ticket inside front cover. One rear wrap is torn and in danger of detaching, else near fine. A nonce volume which contains various publications of the Society with printed wrappers bound in, in this order, as follows:Vol. III, part II: Centennial Celebration of the Louisiana Transfer, December, 1903Vol. III, part III, October, 1905Vol. III, part IV, March, 1906Vol. I, part II, 1895Vol. I, part III, 1896Vol. IV, 1908Vol. V, 1911.

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        La obra. Tomo 2.

      Casa Editorial Maucci, Barcelona. 1911 - 20.Zola, Emilio. La obra. Tomo 2 Barcelona, Casa Editorial Maucci, 1911- Buenos Aires, Casa Editorial Maucci, 1911, México, Librero Eusebio Gómez de la Puente, Editor, 1911. Características: Traducción de A. Blanco Prieto. Pasta dura en media piel y cartoné. Buen estado. Tejuelos grabados. Letras y filetes dorados en el lomo. Guardas estampadas. Sello del editor en México en la 2ª de forros. Portadilla impresa en color, con un pequeño orificio. Sello de la casa de venta anterior en la portada interior. 240 pp. (18.5x12 cm). Peso: 500g. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 39.46 EUR

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        Manuscript China Letter Book, Contemporary to the Chinese Revolution, Made By by a German Imperial Navy Engineer.

      China, 1911-1912, 1911. Tsingtao [Qingdao], Hong Kong, Amoy [Xiamen], Wusung [Shanghai], Chefoo [Yantai], Yokohama, Hakodate, Port Arthur, 1911-1912. Journal of manuscript retained copies of letters and diary notes made by German naval engineer H.L.A. Heine while serving onboard Scharnhorst, during and after the Chinese Revolution, with a few hand sketched diagrams within the text. Together with two pencil drawings of nautical scenes inscribed by the artists and measuring approximately 14,5 x 10 cm, and one black and white photograph of a group of German Navy officers perhaps including Heine himself, the photograph measuring approximately 11 x 8 cm. Qto. Approximately 390 pages in manuscript, written in ink single sided onto thin tissue leafs, a scant few integral blanks. Text is almost entirely in German. Volume measures approximately 22,5 x 27 cm, blue cloth boards titled in English and Chinese to front "Foreign Letters: The Terminus Stores. Kowloon." Spine reinforced with tape, a red wax seal cemented to rear board, otherwise in very good condition, internally clean and bright. SMS Scharnhorst was an armored cruiser of the Imperial German Navy, the lead ship of her class, assigned to the German East Asia Squadron based in Tsingtao in 1909. After arriving, she replaced the cruiser Fürst Bismarck as the squadron flagship, a position she would hold for the rest of her career. Over the next five years, she went on several tours of various Asian ports to show the flag for Germany. She frequently carried the squadron commanders to meet with Asian heads of state and was present in Japan for the coronation of the Taisho Emperor 30 July 1912. Attached to the China Station of the German Navy and spending some two years at this post, Hans Ludwig Adolf Heine, 'marine ingenieur, SMS Scharnhorst,' wrote several letters, to family and friends, and also to notable business firms. All of the correspondences are dated, with location also given. Several of the letters were written at Tsingtao, being the ship's base port in China. To demonstrate German presence in the Far East, also to augment political and trade relations, frequent tours were made along the coast of China to the Japanese islands. Surely, he would have observed some fascinating communities and situations. For example, he was in Port Arthur [now called Lüshunkou District] on 5 September 1911 only six years after the siege which took place during the Russo-Japanese War. Yokohama was also a port of call later the same month. In December 1911 he is in Hakodate, Japan. He was also in Japan after the death of Emperor Meiji the Great, when his successor Emperor Taisho was given the throne. At least one voyage in 1912 was made as far as Vladivostok in Russia, during which an eight-page letter was penned and contains references to the Russian city, as well as Peking, and torpedo boats in Tientsin [Tianjin]. From January to May 1912 he wrote from Wusung or while anchored off the Wusung Küste [coast]. At the time, Wusung was a separate small port town; it has since become a sub-district of Baoshan in northern Shanghai.. Manuscript.

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