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        Perseus and Danae

      1911. Watercolor on paper, signed ÒW. Russell Flint. 1911Ó (lower right). 10-3/4 x 8-3/4 in. Matted and framed. Fine Flint Frontispiece: "Perseus and Dana'" Beautiful watercolor with mythological content by Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969) who was a member, and later president, of the Royal Academy; his exceptional draughtsmanship, coupled with a superb sense of color and highly imaginative powers of composition, made him one of the finest and most popular artists and illustrators of the twentieth century. This fine Flint drawing was used as the frontispiece for Charles Kingsley's The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children, the text of which is at p. 4: ÒNow it came to pass that in time Danae bore a son: so beautiful a babe that any but King Acrisius (Danae's father) would have pity on it. But he had no pity; for he took Danae and her babe (Perseus) down to the seashore, and put them into a great chest and thrust them out to sea, for the winds and the waves to carry them whithersoever they wouldÓ.

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        The Secret Garden

      London: William Heinemann,, 1911. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt with onlaid morocco flower pieces, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front board gilt with onlaid morocco floral pieces, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, floral endpapers, gilt edges. With 8 colour illustrations by Charles Robinson. A couple of minor blemishes, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The Secret Garden was first serialized, starting in autumn 1910, in The American Magazine, a publication aimed at adults. The entire book was first published in the summer of 1911 by Frederick A. Stokes in New York and simultaneously by Heinemann in London. The American edition was illustrated by M. B. Kork, whereas the English edition has illustrations by the prolific illustrator Charles Robinson, whose younger brothers Thomas Heath Robinson and William Heath Robinson also became illustrators. Born in Manchester, England, Burnett moved several times back and forth between England and America, before adopting US citizenship in 1905. The novel was mainly written in Buile Hill Park while visiting Manchester in 1904, but published while she was living in Plandome Manor, New York. During her lifetime her rags-to-riches story Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886) was a publishing sensation, although over the years The Secret Garden has retained the popularity that Little Lord Fauntleroy has lost.

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        Unterwegs. Gedichte.

      München, Georg Müller Verlag, 1911.. 1.Ausgabe. Frontispice-Illustration von (Otto) Blümel, (Weinstock-umrahmte Landschaft),Titelblatt mit Weinstock-Umrahmung wie Frontispice,58 S.,1 Blatt Impressum. Elegant illustrierte Vor- und Nachsätze. 24 x 16,5 cm. Privater blauer Saffian-Lederband, signiert "Hübel & Denck, Leipzig". Mit floraler Rücken- und Deckel-Goldprägung. Ganzgoldschnitt.. Von einer einmaligen Auflage von 500 Exemplaren trägt dieses die Nr.286 /// Vorderdeckel etwas gewellt, Rücken oben leicht berieben.

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        Aucassin et Nicolette. A Messieurs Le Comte Zichy Ministre de l'Instruction Publique de Hongrie et Hermann Suchier Professeur a l'Universite de Halle. Edite par Georges A. Cournour ...

      Leipzig, Ernst Rowohlt Georges A. Cournour ; Impr. Joh. Enschede en Zonen, a Haarlem, 1911.. 185 S., Notenbeilage. Kl. 8°, beigefarbener Ganz-Maroquineinband.. Eines von 250 Ex. Handnumeriert (Nr. 117). Beigefarbener Meistereinband, signiert: Werkstätten für Bucheinband Berlin. Goldgeprägter Maroquineinband mit bordeuaroten Intarsien auf dem Vorderdeckel (goldgeprägter Sonnenkranz mit ornamentalen Blütenähnlichen Einlegearbeiten), verso floraler, goldgeprägter Blattkranz. Der Rücken mit goldgeprägtem Titel, auf einigen falschen Bünden. - Der Rücken etwas gebräunt, die Kanten und Ecken leichter berieben, Kleine Schabspur an einer Aussenkante (ca. 0,3 cm), am hinteren Deckel oben links kleinere Verfärbung (Durchmesser ca. 0,2 cm). Kopfgoldschnitt, marmorierte Vorsatzblätter, goldgeprägte Innenkantenfileten, seitlich unbeschnitten. - Selten und gut erhalten! - In Französisch.

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        Der Gartentraum. Neue Blumenmärchen.

      Cöln a.R., Schaffstein [1911].. Quer-4°. 26 nn.Bll. Mit Titelill. und 16 lith. Farbtafeln. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. (Ecken bestossen, Ränder leicht gebräunt, HDeckel etwas fleckig)., fester Einband. Erstausgabe eines der schönsten Bilderbücher des Künstlers. - Titelblatt mit handschr. Widmung in Bleistift. - Huggler 182. Doderer/Müller 516 (nennt irrtümlich nur 15 Tafeln). Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        Signed Manuscript Documents - Moreni Oil Ventures - Investment Contracts of British Investors with Romanian Engineer & Inventor Richard Von Sickle

      London 1911 - London, 24 February, 1911. Three (3) Signed Manuscript Documents defining contractual agreements between Romanian engineer and inventor Richard van Sickle of Campina, and the Anglo-Moreni Oil Syndicate Limited, for gaining lucrative investments in the rich Moreni oil fields. An unusual bilingual document, made in both French and English, in adjacent columns. Folio double leafs, 8 pages combined, on the letterhead of public notaries John Venn & Sonns, watermarked paper made by W. King of Alton Mill in Hampshire, measuring approximately 21 x 34 cm. Each with the signature and stamp of the Consulate General of Romania, the signature of his vice-consul, the embossed stamp of the company, original signatures of 2 directors and the secretary, and a revenue stamp. Very good condition. Uncommon original manuscript documentation of British activity in the Romanian oil industry, these pertain specifically to the procurement of deeds and contracts in Moreni, some 100 km north-west of Bucharest, where in the spring of 1910 an extremely rich well had been struck, thus drawing foreign attention. Resident of Campina, then a center for oil extraction and processing, Mr. Richard van Sickle, is singularly being entrusted with a great deal of authority over the company's affairs. Each document is signed in the original by the company's directors, Harry Seymour Foster and Bertram Egerton Foster, as well as the secretary, Edward William Fellgate of Kent. Of the three documents, one appoints Mr. Sickle the title of General Representative of the Company "who shall represent [the company]. under the commercial code in respect of all the acts that the company shall do in Roumania." Another puts him in charge of all deeds, and further elects him to make application to the Roumanian government for a satellite office in their kingdom. In the third agreement, the Board of Directors transfers to Sickle all rights over "contracts of concession and lease, which were transcribed in the Special Register of the Tribunal, Prahova, Romania," the latter of which are listed by registration number. In 1910 the Royal Dutch fields in the Moreni area were producing approximately 1,500 tons of oil daily, and still anticipating prolific increases. However, methods and equipment for refining in particular, but also deep well boring, were in need of improvement in Romania at the time. Interestingly, a few months after these agreements were signed, on 16 December 1911, the Romanian engineer applied for a patent for a "boring process for deep wells." Patent US1065409-A was granted to him 24 June 1913. Romania as a pioneer city in the oil industry: Modern petroleum exploitation in Romania began in 1857 when the first commercial well was drilled. In 1857 Romania was the first country in the world with its petroleum production officially registered in the international statistics Bucharest was the first city in the world to be illuminated with kerosene, beginning on 1 April 1857, with oil supplied by Teodor Mehedinteanu and his brother Albeit operating by means of rudimentary manual equipment, some consider the refinery built circa 1856 by the Mehedinteanu brothers near the city of Ploiesti, in the historical region of Wallachia, to be the world’s first In 1861 Moreni became the first place in Romania (and third in the world) from where oil was extracted Between 1897 and 1898 Câmpina was the site of the largest oil refinery in Europe Romania was the first country in the world which exported gasoline, in 1900 In 1904 the first world's School of Driller Foremen was founded at Campina In 1914 there were over 100 companies Romania extracting and processing oil product, together producing 1,783,947 tones of oil, and making Romania one of the most important registered oil producers in the world As the center of oil production, Ploiesti was the most bombed city by the Allied Troops during Tidal Waves Operation in August 1943 The Moreni oil field is located in Dâmbovita County. It was

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        Die Traumdeutung.

      Franz Deuticke. Leipzig und Wien. Dritte vermehrte Auflage 1911 - pp. IX, (i), 414, (iv). New cloth, a very good copy. *One of the fundamental cultural works of the twentieth century, this third edition is textually significant with much more on symbolism than in the earlier editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schleswig - Holstein Kunstkalender / Jahrbuch. mit orginal Holzschnitt Emil Nolde.

      verschiedene Verlage - Ernst Sauermann war Direktor des Kunstgewerbe Museum Flensburg, später Direktor des Thaulow - Museum in Kiel und Provinzialkonservator von Schleswig - Holstein. Die komplette Sammlung sind ein Präsent des Herausgebers Dr. E. Sauermann an den Landrat Billian mit mehreren beigelegten bzw. eingeklebten hand - und maschinenschriftliche Begleitschreiben.,1911 bis 1933 23 Jg. In 18 Bänden. 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918/19, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925/26, 1927, 1928/29, 1930/31, 1932/33. (Band 1942/43 fehlt.) Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen, Abbildungen und Beilagen, u. A. in Heft 1915, eine original Radierung von Professor Axel Eckener Stuttgart: "Gedenkblatt für die Gefallenen" und ein original Holzschnitt von Emil Nolde "Der Sänger". (Bei Schiefler Nr. 97 II Der Sänger 1911 20/22,4 x 15/16,3 Druck: Vereinsdruckerei Potsdam.) Die Pergament - Schutzhüllen nur zum Teil vorhanden und bei einigen Heften an den Kanten gebrochen, ansonsten schön bis sehr schön erhalten. In 2 beschabten Faltkasetten. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1911 Through December 1911 *CONTAINS FIRST ISSUES EVER PRINTED*

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia 1911 - Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Photo portrait of the late J.M. Lefevre - father of the company; The Year Ahead; Development of the British Columbia Telephone Company until now; Vancouver rejects dial telephones; Simultaneous telephony and telegraphy; Selling telephone service; Lesson in Telephone Life; Portrait of Mr. H.W. Kent, former company General Superintendant; Company meeting the situation; First Telephones in British Columbia; Portrait of Mr. C.F. Bollschweiler, General Superintendant of Plant; New North Vancouver Office; Rough tests on Toll Circuits; When Phones were Novelties; Exchanges ranked in order of per cent good toll calls as of January 1911; Statement of Development - # of phones operating in each exchange as of 1 February 1911; Construction activity; An ideal telephone office - Mount Pleasant; Canada's telephone business; Canada - Birthplace of the Phone - summary of events since; Portrait of A.L. Littig; Coast-Kootenay Telephone Line; Many Messages over single wire; San Francisco Telephone Rates; New Telephone Office for Victoria; Photo of George McCartney; Loaded Cables in Submarine Work; Criticism of Government Service regarding phone installation in Winnipeg; What makes a good supervisor; photo of Victoria Exchange; Handling Press Messages by Phone; photo of new Fairmont office; Endorsement for Measured Rate System; Electrolytic Corrosion of Cables; Seymour Office Load Curves; Photo Portrait of George H. Halse; Telphone Cable Development; What the Two-Number System Is; photo of frame of new Victoria building; photo of aftermath of Grand Forks fire; Photo Portrait of Mr. William Farrell, Company President; Trend of Electrical Practice; Photo of Conduit Trench along Broadway in Vancouver; Nineteen arguments for telephone directory advertising; Photos of two Vancouver operators; Toll Operators' Contest; Aerial Cable Across the Fraser - two steel strands replace cable washed away last year - photos; Portrait of Miss Mary Dickson, Chief Operator at Seymour; Long Distance Telephony; Renewing Section of Gulf Cable, with photos of several cable-laying scenes; Continuous service now in Ladysmith; Photo portrait of B.C. Tel. Officials; Nice photo of new Bayview office in Vancouver; Handling a Long Distance call; New Bayview Branch Exchange - model office - 3 pages; and more. Half-leather binding. Front board loose but present. Backstrip open along front and missing chips. Back hinge open. Signature of (later) company executive E.P. LaBelle upon front free endpaper. Mr. LaBelle's initials penned to top edge. Textblock sound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report of Researches Made in Great Britain and America for Clarence Moore, Esq. [with:] Swift's Genealogy

      [N.p., London, 1911. With two full page watercolor heraldic drawings in first volume: Arms, Crest and Badge of Clarence Moore; Armorial Bearings of Edwin Carleton Swift; both signed Archibald G.B. Russell, Lancaster Herald, College of Arms, London. Manuscript on paper, 28 lines, in a fine cursive hand in black ink with occasional red initials, within red rules. 160; 253 pp. 2 vols. Folio. Full red morocco gilt, upper boards titled in gilt, spines with raised bands, dentelles gilt, marbled endsheets, a.e.g. Some inoffensive traces of damp along lower portion of boards of Moore volume, occasional superficial scuffs, otherwise fine. Internally immaculate. Manuscript Genealogy of Sportsman Clarence Moore, Who Died on the Titanic Monumental genealogical manuscript volumes recording the descent of Clarence Moore, of Washington, D.C., who died aboard the S.S. Titanic in April 1912, and his second wife Mabille, daughter of Edwin Carleton Swift of Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. They were married in 1900 and had four sons: Edwin Swift Moore (born 1901, died in childhood, 1907); Jasper Moore (born 1905); Clarence Moore (born 1910); and Lloyd Moore (born 29 November 1912). In addition to the detailed genealogical reports, the volumes include extenisve extracts from historical documents and records in England, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maryland. The Swift Genealogy, William Swyft of Sandwitch and some of his descendants 1637-1887, includes 1296 entries and concludes with a family tree for Mabille Florence Swift. The researches for Moore were conducted by "Hester Dorsey Richardson and Albert Levin Richardson, experts in Original Research, of Baltimore, Maryland". The Moore pedigree is updated through 1926, noting that Mabille married again in 1915, to Aksel de Wichfeld of Maribe, Denmark. Clarence Moore (1865-1912), a banker and sportsman of Washington. D.C., and M.F.H. of the Loudoun Hunt and the Chevy Chase Hunt, had travelled to England to buy a pack of hounds, and sailed for home on the Titanic. Survivors reported Moore's heroic conduct. He lowered women and children into the lifeboats and refused to take a place in the boats. A beautiful and imposing genealogy.

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        Mr. Churchill on the Peers by Winston S. Churchill, original 1910 leaflet, bound in Pamphlets & Leaflets for 1910, Being the Publications for the Year of the Liberal Publication Department

      London: The Liberal Publication Department, 1911. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This item is from the personal collection of Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I. Cohen. Contained in this bound volume is the first edition, only printing of this scarce Churchill speech leaflet. In 1910 Winston Churchill was a young lion of the Liberal Party, vexing the British establishment and helping Lloyd George lay the foundations of the modern welfare state. Here is the original 1910 leaflet publishing Churchill's November 14 letter stating vehement opposition to the veto power of the House of Lords. This leaflet captures the young radical Churchill in full flower. "Was ever inequality more scandalous? Was ever injustice more glaring? All classes are to have votes; but only Tory votes are to count. WE CAN SUBMIT NO LONGER TO THIS USAGE. THIS IS OUR LAND AS MUCH AS IT IS THEIRS." The leaflet is two pages, published by the Liberal Publications Department as Leaflet No. 2358 on November 18, 1910. It is bound in this volume containing Liberal Party speeches and pamphlets for the year 1910. The binding is black leather pebble grain spine over green ribbed cloth covers, and the book measures 8.25 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide by 1 inch thick. It contains a table of contents indexing by subject the numerous bound pamphlets and leaflets. The book is a fascinating piece of history, containing pamphlets and leaflets of various shapes and sizes, many of which are folded in and, we imagine, are unlikely to now be found anywhere else given their fragility and ephemeral nature. Condition of the bound volume is very good minus. The binding remains square and tight, the leather spine shows no cracking and retains bright gilt, but the leather is nonetheless significantly scuffed. There are some wrinkles to the cloth at the lower front cover, and the corners show minor wear. The contents, including the Churchill speech pamphlet, are in excellent condition. We find no previous ownership marks. We note modest spotting confined to the first and final few leaves and the page edges. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A33.1, Woods A18.

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      [1911], San Francisco: 1911 - Profusely illustrated with cuts. Waterhouse & Lester a venerable California firm that began as a supplier of carriage & wagon equipment, becoming one of the largest suppliers [in their day] of automotive equipment such as that found in this catalogue. Herein will be found not only carburetors, but also all ancillary material, such as rings & snaps, as well as the tools necessary, e.g., calipers & tap wrenches, to maintain one's 'horseless carriage'. Expected wear & soiling to binding. Age toning to paper. A solid VG copy. Original publisher's beige rough-weave cloth, screw-post binder with nickle plated metal spine label identifying the binder as "Waterhouse Binder Spreader. Patented February 28, 1911." 4to. 12" x 10-1/4". 1st edition thus. OCLC locates just one institutional holding. xx, 620 pp. Thumb-tabbed Index at front. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'anaphylaxie ou sensibilite croissante des organismes... 33pp., 4to. Autograph manuscript signed

      Paris, 1911. 33-Page Autograph Manuscript on Anaphylaxis by Nobel Prize Winning ImmunologistRichet, Charles (1850-1935). De l'anaphylaxie ou sensibilite croissante des organismes des doses successives de poison. Autograph manuscript signed, 33 numbered loose leaves, prepared for the printer with numerous erasures and corrections. [Paris, probably before 1911.]. 210 x 157 mm. Light horizontal crease where previously folded, minor soiling, rust-marks from paper clip on first and last leaves. Very good. Preserved in a cloth folder. Richet, together with his colleague Paul Portier, discovered the phenomenon of anaphylaxis in 1902, while researching the toxins produced by the Portuguese man-of-war and sea anenome. In an attempt to convey immunity and determine experimentally the parameters of toxicity of these poisons, Richer and Portier injected dogs with doses too small to be dangerous. However, they discovered that second doses of the poison caused immediate death in some of their experimental animals, leading them to conclude that the poison had an effect exactly opposite to the immunizing properties of serums, vaccines, etc.--instead of reinforcing the body's resistance to a foreign substance, a sublethal dose of the poison diminished it. Richet continued his investigations on anaphylaxis, constructing a general theory of the phenomenon in 1907 (see G-M 2599), and attempting to explain the function of anaphylaxis in evolutionary terms. In 1913 he received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discovery.

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        [Scrapbook of Press Notices of Books by Frederic M. Halford]

      London, 1911. Ledgerbook with 92 numbered double-column pages with newspaper cuttings (140 reviews) tipped in, each annotated by Halford with date & periodical title in ink. 1 vols. 4to. Cloth bound notebook. Spine perished, some soiling and browning, generally fine. In custom half morocco slipcase and chemise. Halford's Own Press Scrapbook Halford's own scrapbook of press notices and reviews from the publication of Dry Fly Entomology (1897), revised editions of earlier works and An Angler's Autobiography (1903) through the appearance of Modern Development of the Dry Fly (1910) Preserves reviews and notices from The Times, Daily Telegraph, Westminster Gazette, The Spectator, Country Life, The Academy, The World, Evening Standard, and the Times Literary Supplement, as well as from a variety of local newspapers and the sporting press, including the Fishing Gazette, Sporting Gazette, The Field, Sporting Times In the sporting press, a number of the signed reviews are by Halford's peers and friends, including reviews of the autobiography by H. T. Sheringham (The Field, Dec. 13, 1903) and R.B. Marston (in the Fishing Gazette, Dec. 12, 1903; and The Bystander, Dec. 23, 1903). The last review inserted in the scrapbook is the New York Times notice of Modern Development of the Dry Fly (Sept. 17, 1911) Halford took a very dogmatic stand in his books - The Academy headlined one review "The Autocrat at the River-Side" - but even during his lifetime dissenting opinions were offered. In April, 1911, among the reviews of Modern Development of the Dry Fly, is a two-column article from the Daily Telegraph (Apr. 13, 1911), "Books on Fly-Fishing. The Rival Schools. By John Bickerdyke", summarizing the essentials of the Halford-Skues disagreement, with discussion of Halford's last work and Skues' first, Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream Halford's influence on fly fishing is indisputable, and this scrapbook stands as a UNIQUE and IMPORTANT record of contemporary responses to his writings.

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        Smoke Bellew (first periodical edition)

      Cosmopolitan Magazine 1911 - Smoke Bellew is a collection of 12 stories which were first published in Cosmopolitan Magazine. This is a complete collection of those stories removed from the magazines and bound in hardcover boards. At the top of the first page of each story is typed "Cosmopolitan Magazine. [date][volume][number].The first story was in the June, 1911 issue. The last story was broken into two parts. The stories were in each successive issue without interruption through June of 1912. The first and last pages are toned by the acid from the end sheets. Owner's bookplate inside front cover.Woodbridge, London, Tweney 103. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1911. First edition. Color frontispiece. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth, spine stamped in white and gilt. Precedes the American edition by a month.

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        Adventure Sport and Travel on the Tibetan Steppes

      London: Constable and Company Limited, 1911. First Edition. xvi, 343, [1] pp. Portrait frontispiece, 2 folding maps, numerous reproductions of photographs by the author and the late Lieut. Brooke. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green pictorial cloth, t.e.g., others uncut. Minor wear at extremities, front hinge tender, else near fine. Lively account of two hunting expeditions through China and Tibet undertaken by Lt. John Weston Brooke, who was killed by Lolo robbers on December 24, 1908; Brooke started in Shanghai in August, 1906, and travelled through Western Sechuan and Eastern Tibet. The work is based on Brooke's diary, with other observations and photographs by W. N. Fergusson and C. H. Meares.

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        The School for Scandal

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911. Number 227 of 350 copies, signed by the artist. Illustrations by Hugh Thomson with 25 tipped in color plates. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in full gilt stamped pictorial vellum. Ties perished, minor soiling, else fine in cloth slipcase. Booklabel of George Earle.

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        Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

      UK: Heinemann. London, Heinemann, 1911. First Rackham Edition. This being a publisher's mock binding in leather over limp boards. A fine copy with a little offsetting to the endpapers and light spotting to the fore edge. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1911.

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        A complete Holiday Program for First Grade

      1911 A Complete Holiday Program for First Grade by Nancy M. Burns and Mrs. George Nunney.First Edition, First Printing. Extremely Rare. Not a lot survived.Copyright, 1911 by Educational Publishing Company.''Dedicated to Miss Nancy Simpson, a Cleveland Librarian whose kindly assistance was a great value to us and to Babe and Dona, our inspiring little friends.''Out of Print in USAHard Cover. Soiled covers and some pages, has some handwriting, binding is tight.

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        The Works of ? with Biographical Introductions by His Daughter Lady Ritchie

      London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1911. The Centenary Biographical Edition. With the author's original illustrations, portraits, vignettes, etc. 26 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters blue calf, marbled boards, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Each volume with the bookplate of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Some rubbing. THE JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER JR, SET

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        Kling, Klang, Gloria. Deutsche Volks- und Kinderlieder. Ausgewählt und in Musik gesetzt von W. Labler. Illustriert von H. Lefler und J. Urban.

      Boston, The Boston Music Company G. Schirmer, [ca. 1911].. 26 x 32 cm. 64 S., 1 Bl. Mit 16 Farbtafeln und Buchschmuck vonHeinrich Lefler und Joseph Urban. Illustrierte Orig.-Halbleinwand.. Sehr seltene, in Boston erschienene Ausgabe. Nur ein Exemplar in einer amerikanischen Bibliothek, Harvard University, vorhanden. - Very rare edition, published in Boston. Only one copy present in an American Library, in Harvard University. The Art Nouveau artist Joseph Urban left Austria in 1911 to become the art director of the Boston Opera Company. The first edition was published in 1907 by Tempsky in Wien. - Very nice copy in good condition. - Photos available on request.

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        Stories from Hans Andersen with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.

      London, Hodder & Stoughton (1911). - 4¡. VIII, 250 S. und 28 lose montierte Farbtafeln (inkl. Frontispiz) nach Edmund Dulac. Orig.-Pergamentbd. mit reicher, goldgepr. RŸcken- und Deckelverzierung sowie Kopfgoldschnitt (leicht fleckig, HDeckel mit kleiner Feuchtigkeitsspur, SchliessbŠnder fehlen, Schnitt angestaubt). Erstausgabe. - Eines von 750 Ex. (Nr. 221) der Edition de Luxe, im Impressum von Dulac signiert. - Beinhaltet: The Snow Queen, The Nightingale, The Real Princess, The Garden of Paradise, The Mermaid, The Emperor's new Clothes und The Wind's Tale. - Schšnes, breitrandiges Exemplar mit floralen Kopf- und Fussleisten. - Stellenweise etwas fleckig, ill. VorsŠtze gebrŠunt. - Hughey 27. Lang en [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1911. First edition. Color frontispiece. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth, spine stamped in white and gilt. Precedes the American edition by a month.

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        America's National Game. Historic Facts Concerning the Beginning Evolution, Development and Popularity of Base Ball with Personal Reminiscences of Its Vicissitudes, Its Victories and Its Votaries

      New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1911. First edition. Cartoons by Homer C. Davenport. Portrait, frontis, illustrations, photographs and plates (some folding). xix,[1],[1]-542 pp. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Bright blue ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt, and with gilt depiction of Uncle Sam at bat on the upper cover. Front inner hinge with nearly imperceptible conservation repair. An unusually fresh, tight copy of a book most often seen in deplorable condition. Superb Copy One of the key works in the literature of baseball, by one of the prime movers in its codification and development. In addition to his pitching career (which began in 1865), Spalding helped organize the National League, cofounded the Spalding sporting goods company, and published the first official rules guide for the game. This book was published four years prior to his death.

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      The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1911]., 1911. First edition. Cloth lightly rubbed at fore-edge of front panel, else a near fine, clean copy lacking the elusive dust jacket. Pseudonym of Adrian Van Reypen Egerton Jones. Queen's Quorum 48 says "According to the anonymous author of the dust wrapper blurb on the first edition, Average Jones is 'the cleverest detective since Sherlock Holmes. Everything about the book is refreshingly original. Humor is as strong as mystery. Adventure is emphasized above sensation. Instead of the ghastly and the grewsome, here is an entertainment always gay, brisk, and fascinating.' The blurb-writer was over-enthusiastic, yet more accurate than most of his craft." Eleven short stories that feature Average Jones as the detective. This is an uncommon book and is Queen's Quorum title # 48.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa 1899-1902

      Melbourne: Department of Defence. 1911. Small 4to. 608pp (last blank), index. Recased neatly in green cloth (modern but not very recent), lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. Offsetting on first and last pages, the endpapers with a few light stains from a previous covering, edges yellowed. Inscription on first page: '22nd Battalion, Richmond 1923'. A very good clean copy. ***A 'statistical register and a reference' rather than a history of the Australian colonies' (states') contribution to the war, but with 'short narratives intended as sketches or illustrations of each campaign'. It contains highly detailed information on the activities of the Australian contingents during the Boer War with nominal rolls, details of equipment, service, and awards. The Tasmanian section is pp543-78. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation ... [with preface, "A Preliminary Cast" by R. B. Marston]

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. First Thorpe edition. Number 98 of 250 copies of the edition de luxe, signed by the illustrator James Thorpe. 25 color plate and numerous illustrations by James Thorpe. [xvi], 167 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in full green morocco gilt, spine gilt with raised bands, t.e.g., others untrimmed, by Bayntun-Riviere for Sotherans. Fine copy in a matching open-faced cloth morocco tipped slipcase. The Deluxe edition of the first Complete Angler to be illustrated by James Thorpe.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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      Molinas y Maza, Ed. 1911 - Barcelona. Tela y relieves. 1911. 28X19. 2VOL. 606P+640P. Alfredo Opisso. Profusamente ilustrado de bellas laminas a color y dos tintas. Muy rara Obra. Ref A-20. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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      Chicago: Donnelly 1911 1st ed. 484p; plates. - Bound in half red leather and cloth. Slight rubbing to extremities else clean and tight. A hardcover book in very good condition. Classic account of the 44th New York; the Union regiment which saw its greatest glory in the fierce fighting on Little Round Top at Gettysburg. This is an interesting association copy with a lengthy two-page inscription by U.S. Senator William Barnes to his daughter discussing a speech which her grandmother gave upon presenting a sword to the commander of the 44th New York. The text of the speech is printed in the book. Barnes was a New York Senator and very active in early 20th century Republican politics. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd., ABAA]
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        Novels of the Sisters Bronte. Thornton Edition. Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Villette, Shirley, Agnes Grey, Wildfell Hall, The Professor, The Life of Charlotte Bronte. In twelve volumes

      Edinburgh: John Grant 1911. Complete in twelve volumes. The Thornton Edition. Publisher's green cloth with ornate gilt decoration and lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Pages uncut. Frontis to each volume and with additional illustratioms. Slight scratches and marks to cloth on 3 volumes. Endpapers browned and foxing to fore-edges. This is the best edition of Bronte. A handsome Near Fine set with attractive bright gilt spines. . Near Fine. Cloth. 1911. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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      [Various California locations, including Paso Robles, Palo Alto, and Napa Valley. ca. 1911].. Sixty-one silver prints, approximately either 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 or 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Mounted to black album pages on rectos only, twin-bolt binding. Minor wear to a handful of photos, light adhesive staining. Very good. A wonderful photograph album recording the travels of two men, two women, and a young boy in California in 1911. The first photo shows the group in a Ford Model T, the sign behind them identifying their location as El Camino Real, twenty-three miles outside Santa Barbara, presumably north of the city. This photograph is captioned in pencil in the border below the image, July 7, 1911. Subsequent photographs show the group traveling extensively over both well-worn roads and rugged terrain. Identifiable locations include Paso Robles, the Thomas Welton Stanford Library Building on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, and the Mt. St. Helena Inn in Napa Valley. There are also several majestic shots of valleys and scenes of the car traveling on tight mountainous roads. Two photographs show what appears to be the ruins of a California gold mine. A treasure trove of images for the California collector, or anyone interested in early automobilia.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      London: Elkin Mathews, 1911. First edition, first issue. One of 1000 copies printed, of which "not more than 500" were later issued as part of the combined volume Canzoni & Ripostes (1913). 52, [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original gray cloth. Endpapers and half-title, show slight foxing, very faint spot or two to title, otherwise a pleasant, fresh copy. Bookplate of Coman Leavenworth on the front pastedown, red-stamped chop on the flyleaf.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        General Lazelle 5pp. Manuscript commenting on The American Civil War

      Georgeville, Quebec Province: Henry LAZELLE, 1911. No binding. Very Good. Remarkable military perspective written with a powerful pen.Autograph Letter Signed. Georgeville, Quebec Province, August 31, 1911. 5 pp. 7¾ x 10". The aged General pens an essay/letter which begins My Dear Mr. Norris. What follows is what reads more as an essay on the Civil War. Superb content throughout: "The experiance (sic) of several years in charge of the publication of the records of the Rebellion convinced me that the history of the civil war can never be fairly written with good result as they are not traced to their real sources - campaigns may be described and battles gloried or mourned over, but minor fundamental can never be measured…Spotsylvania Court House and Kenesaw Mountain were unnecessary exhibitions of the slaughter of men - Chancellorsville of a great blunder by a half intoxicated Commander who provided neither scouts nor screen of cavalry…" HENRY MARTYN LAZELLE (1832-1917) Military officer. First commanding officer at Fort Bliss, Texas; Survived two severe chest wounds from fighting Mescalero Apaches in 1859. P.O.W. for over a year in the Civil War. Brevetted major in 1864. In 1887, Lazelle was in charge of the publication of the official records of the Civil War. As colonel of the Eighteenth Infantry, he was again in Texas, as commander at Fort Clark, from 1889 to 1894. In April 1904 he retired as a brigadier general.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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      Babylon NY: Gustave Kobbé, 1911. original blue cloth. large 12mo. original blue cloth. 71, (7) pages, plus five plates and medal. The book, written by Sullivan's son, contains the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medal that was issued and presented by the American Numismatic Society. The Numismatic Society was the successor to the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Memorial Committee. This medal was issued from time to time by the society in commendation of all the human and noble use of a person's abilities, "so conspicuous in the life of Mr. Sullivan." It was especially issued to young men and women admitted to practice at the bar in New York City. The medal was designed by J.E. Roiné in 1908 and was the first specimen struck in the year. Among the members of the original committee were Grover Cleveland, Andrew Carnegie, Rev. Edward Everett Hale, Cyrus H. McCormick and many other prominent businessmen and politicians. The medal is housed in a thick cardboard structure that is stubbed into the text block in the middle of the book. The plates are four portraits of Sullivan and a photograph of the Memorial Drinking Fountain, still in existence in Van Cortland park in New York City. This seems to be a scarce item with only one copy listed in OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Die Traumdeutung

      Leipzig: Franz Deuticke, 1911 - Dritte Vermehrte Auflage [Third Edition]. Bound in the original marbled paper boards and cloth spine in very good condition. This third edition is expanded and has significantly more material on symbolism than the previous editions. Listed as one of the "One Hundred Famous Books in Medicine" by Garrison-Morton which states the following: "Freud's greatest work, the influence of which has been felt far beyond the psychiatric and medical community." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Johanson Rare Books ABAA]
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        The Works of ? with Biographical Introductions by His Daughter Lady Ritchie

      London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1911. The Centenary Biographical Edition. With the author's original illustrations, portraits, vignettes, etc. 26 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters blue calf, marbled boards, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Each volume with the bookplate of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Some rubbing. The Centenary Biographical Edition. With the author's original illustrations, portraits, vignettes, etc. 26 vols. 8vo. THE JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER JR, SET.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Thoughts on Hunting

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1911]. In a series of familiar letters … with illustrations by G. Denholm Armour and introduction by E. D. Cuming. Large octavo. Near contemporary crimson half morocco, titles and decoration to spine, pictorial onlay to spine, crimson cloth boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With 25 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues. First Armour edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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