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        Bald Mountain Mining District in the Black Hills of South Dakota 1911

      Original manuscript map, Deadwood, South Dakota 1911 - TROJAN MINING COMPANY. "Bald Mountain Mining District in the Black Hills of South Dakota 1911 [below neat line at left] Trojan Mining Company, Deadwood South Dakota. April 10, 1911." [Deadwood, 1911]. Original manuscript map in black ink on thin, coated cartographical cloth (affixed to modern foamcore). Neat line to neat line. 47 1/8 x 29 ¼ inches. With a few later manuscript additions in red ink. Slight wrinkling, a few chips to blank margins, some stoning to upper left (slightly affecting image), one small repair at center (no loss), otherwise fine. The map shows all named mines in the area, along with physical features, including creeks and hills and Terry and Foley Peaks, and man-made features such as railroad lines, power lines, pipe lines, buildings, and mills. The area shown is a rich mineral district in present-day Lawrence County, South Dakota, where claims were first staked in 1876, and from which millions of ounces of gold and silver were extracted. The town of Trojan, presently a ghost town, is shown on the map. The principal city in the area is modern-day Lead, site of the famous Homestake Mine, at one time among the largest gold mines in the world, but now closed and filling with water. The Trojan Mining Company operated from 1911 to about 1920 and came into existence during the year of this map, when it incorporated several existing mining companies. It was the largest competitor of Homestake Mine. In February 1922, rising costs forced the mine to close. The company reopened as part of the Bald Mountain Mining Company in 1928 but closed again in 1959.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        3 letters in Arabic, signed ("Emile Brugsch" bzw. "E. Brugsch").

      Apparently Cairo, 1887 to 1911. - 4to. Altogether 2 pp. On various matters. Emil Brugsch is known as the official who "evacuated" the mummies from the Deir el-Bahri cache in 1881, and for serving as assistant curator of the Bulaq Museum - the nucleus of what is today the Egyptian Museum. - With punched holes. Two letters with French editiorial notes

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        Peter and Wendy

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1911 - Until the 1940s, Hodder & Stoughton were famously useless in consistently identifying their first editions -- or identifying them at all. There are no later printings mentioned here, there are 13 glossy B&W plates (if we include both the frontispiece and the facing, glossy title page), and the letter "A" stands alone at the bottom of the first page of text. Eight titles are listed as "By the same author" to verso of half-title page, none later than 1910. And there is NO publisher's catalog at rear. So we're going to brazenly presume we have here the true 1911 first printing, undated. All the glossy B&W plates (some of which could have printed with slightly higher contrast, if it'd been up to us, though tastes do change) appear to be attached where they ought to be, though the plate opposite pg. 144 ("To Die Will Be an Awfully Big Adventure!") shows enough fraying to edges that we suspect it was once loose and has been (competently) re-tipped into place. Gilt devices considerably faded to front board and so nearly vanished from spine that the spine titles are essentially now a blind-stamping. A decorative green bookplate has been glued to front pastedown but it remains blank. Moderate browning to endpapers. Middle of rear hinge is opening, but rear board is still well attached and we have not attempted any repair; call this copy "good," but no better. 267 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Henrik Ibsen - Viking Edition

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1911 - 16 volume matched set. This set was part of a limited edition of 256 sets printed on handmade Ruisdale paper and signed by the publishers on the limitations page. Very good condition hardcover books. The books are tightly bound and square. Not ex library books. I saw no markings or labels of any sort in the books. The spines labels are are darkened. The cream colored cloth covered boards show light soiling from handling. The top of the pages edges are gold gilt. The page edges are rough cut. The book pages are bright. The corners are generally sharp. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece which is covered by a tissue guard. This is a very clean set of books. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PALESTINE EXPLORATION FUND.volumes 1 - 5; ANNUAL 1911, ANNUAL1912-1913, ANUUAL 1914-1915, ANNUAL 1923-1925, ANNUAL 1927

      London: Published By Order of the Committee, 1911. The first five volumes of the Palestine Exploration Fund Annual (1911-1927) including volume III Annual 1914-1915, the first of Lawrence's works to appear in book form (O'Brien A004). B/w plates (several in colour), folding plans and diagrams, in-text illustrations. An ex-libary set with a few scattered stamps, but these are contemporary and not necessarily unattractive, engraved bookplates (by Mary Gibbs, dated 1907) of the Carnegie Library, Torquay to the front paste-downs; pocket to the rear end papers, but these were reference only and not lent out, consequently the pages are clean and crisp. Original buckram-backed grey cloth bindings, gilt lettering to the spines; good and strong with a little general wear and some rubbing to the head/tails of the spines. A good to very good set. [Please note a heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply]. First Editions. Hardcover. Good. 4to.

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        La Scuola Positiva nella dottrina e nella giurisprudenza penale

      S.E.L. 1911-1969, Milano - La rivista fu fondata nel 1891. Dagli anni '10 cambia nome in La Scuola Positiva - Rivista di Diritto e Procedura Penale. Diretta da E.Ferri E.Florian A.Berenini R.Garofalo ed è pubblicata da Vallardi. Dal 1914 si aggiunge R.Garofalo e dal 1916 anche A.Berenini. Dal 1947 (?) la Nuova Serie della rivista è diretta da F. Grispigni il sottotitolo diventa Rivista di Criminologia e Diritto Criminale . Ogni annata si compone di due parti Parte prima - Dottrina Legislazione Letteratura e Parte seconda - Giurisprudenza. n.d. p. annate dal 1911 al 1918 1925 1928 dal 1931 al 1940 1942 1947 1949 1950 1951 1952 1966 1967 1968 1969 in 30 tomi in-8

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        Indian Marriage Photographs.

      India 1911 - Two gelatin silver prints 360 x 245mm, 352 x 258mm. From photographs of the marriage of Kumar Shri Pravinsinhji of Bansda with the Kunvari of Kumar Shri Madarsinhji, the heir apparent of Sayla (Gujarat, Northern India). Very good rich prints in good condition. Two extraordinary group portraits of all the men from both families, one with piles of folded sari's in front of the seated men, possibly containing money. Both portraits showing a dazzling array of pattern and texture.

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        Große Freiheit" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 66x86cm; rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet "Mchn"(München) um 1920 [Maße in der silberfarbenen Holzleiste 72x92cm.]

      - Mercker studierte ab 1911 an der TH München Bauingenieurswesen. Ab ca. 1915 begann er - als Autodidakt - sich der Ölmalerei zu widmen. In den 20er Jahren unternahm er Reisen nach Österreich, Italien, Südfrankreich, Schweden und Norwegen. Während dieser Zeit entstanden zahlreiche impressionistische Landschaftsbilder. Auch erste Industriebilder, für die Mercker berühmt werden sollte, malte er in dieser Ära. Seit 1921 war er Mitglied der Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft (MKG). 1926 wurde er auch Mitglied der Münchner Künstlerbünde "Ring" und "Isar". 1937 nahm er an der Weltausstellung in Paris teil und erhielt für vier monumentale Ölgemälde die "große goldene Medaille". 1941 war er mit seinem Opus Hermann-Göring-Werke auf der GDK vertreten. Nach 1945 malte er hauptsächlich im Auftrag großer Unternehmen wie M.A.N., Volkswagen oder Bayer. Sein umfangreiches Gesamtwerk (man schätzt es auf über 3000 Ölgemälde) ist noch kaum erschlossen. Mercker ist einer der bedeutendsten Industriemaler des 20. Jhs. Seine Bilder werden auch bei namhaften, internationalen Auktionshäusern wie Christie’s in London angeboten.

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        A Gallery of Girls

      The Century Co., NY, 1911. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. First Printing. Hard Cover Publisher's full green cloth, color paste-down on cover. Illustrated with color paste-down on cover, illustrated title page, 39 gorgeous, full-page, full-color plates by Coles Phillips, and 39 cameo B drawings on pages facing the color plates. Printed on thick, glossy stock. Clarence Coles Phillips (1880 -1927) was an American artist and illustrator. He is known for his stylish images of women and a signature use of negative space in the paintings he created for advertisements and the covers of popular magazines. In 1907, Phillips met with J. A. Mitchell, the publisher of Life magazine, and was hired onto its staff at the age of twenty-six. Phillips would be associated with the magazine throughout his life. The work of Phillips quickly became popular with the Life readers. In May 1908, he created a cover for the magazine that featured his first "fadeaway girl" design with a figure whose clothing matched, and disappeared into, the background. Phillips developed this idea in many subsequent covers. Phillips' use of negative space allowed the viewer to "fill-in" the image; it also reduced printing costs for the magazine, as "the novelty of the technique and the striking design qualities masked the fact that Life was getting by with single color or two-color covers in a day when full-color covers were de rigueur for the better magazines". Phillips worked in watercolor and always painted from life; according to his biographer, Michael Schau, "he refused to work from photographs or to use the pantograph." Phillips produced cover art for other national magazines besides Life, including Good Housekeeping, which for two years (beginning in July 1912) made him their sole cover artist. Phillips also created many advertising images for makers of women's clothing, and other advertisers. His series depicting women wearing Holeproof Hosiery products was considered daring for its time. Head, heel and corners very lightly worn, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. All illustrations in perfect condition, bright and clear. NEAR FINE. Color Plates. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (87) pp

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        LES MACROLEPIDOPTERES DU GLOBE. REVISION SYSTEMATIQUE DE MACROLEPIDOPTERES CONNUS JUSQU'A CE JOUR. Iere PARTIE: LES MACROLEPIDOPTERES DE LA REGION PALEARCTIQUE. EN SIX VOLUMES: DIURNES PALEARTCTIQUES; BOMBYCIDES ET SPHINGIDES PALEARCTIQUES; HETEROCERES NOCTUIFORMES; GEOMETRIES; PLANCHES EN DEUX VOLUMES (145 DANS LE PREMIER ET 100 DANS LE DEUXIEME). COMPLET.

      Verlag des Seitz'schen Werkes (Alfred Kernen), Stuttgart 1911 - Edizione: Première édition . Pagine: 385+480+512+VI+480+ 245 Planches . Illustrazioni: 245 Planches en couleur. Cromolitografie. . Formato: 4° . Rilegatura: Belli e solidi cartonati marmorizzati con dorso e angoli in pelle verde, quattro nervature, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Tagli colorati in blu. . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Pagine e tavole freschissime.Splendidi volumi su tutti i tipi di farfalle (papillons, butterflies) conosciuti all'epoca.L'autore fu un grande entomologo proprio specializzato in Lepitoptera. Il peso dei sei volumi è notevole, a seconda del Paese di destinazione saranno richieste spese di spedizione aggiuntive. Opera molto rara e in bellissime condizioni di conservazione. . Note epoca: 1914

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        PALESTINE EXPLORATION FUND.volumes 1 - 5; ANNUAL 1911, ANNUAL1912-1913, ANUUAL 1914-1915, ANNUAL 1923-1925, ANNUAL 1927.

      Published By Order of the Committee, London 1911 - The first five volumes of the Palestine Exploration Fund Annual (1911-1927) including volume III Annual 1914-1915, the first of Lawrence's works to appear in book form (O'Brien A004). B/w plates (several in colour), folding plans and diagrams, in-text illustrations. An ex-libary set with a few scattered stamps, but these are contemporary and not necessarily unattractive, engraved bookplates (by Mary Gibbs, dated 1907) of the Carnegie Library, Torquay to the front paste-downs; pocket to the rear end papers, but these were reference only and not lent out, consequently the pages are clean and crisp. Original buckram-backed grey cloth bindings, gilt lettering to the spines; good and strong with a little general wear and some rubbing to the head/tails of the spines. A good to very good set. [Please note a heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply] Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LA SOLEDAD SONORA. La soledad sonora.- La flaura y el arroyo.- Rosas de cada día. -1908-. 1ª edición

      1911 - "Madrid. Tipográfía de la Revista de Archivos. 1911. 8º mayor, 240pp-1h blanca. Encuadernación actual media holandesa piel, doble tejuelo, nervios, hierros dorados en lomera, conserva cubiertas originales con pérdidas en cortes y restauradas, intonso en origen, con todas las barbas. Ejemplar muy limpio en excelente estado de conservación. Se publicó por vez primera en 1911. Nueve poemas de La soledad sonora fueron publicados en distintas publicaciones periódicas en 1909 y 1910. El volumen pertenece a la primera etapa evolutiva del poeta, etapa sensitiva (1898–1915). Escrito en plena crisis personal, cuando Juan Ramón Jiménez vuelve a leer y escribir, logrando crear obras muy ricas desde el punto de vista estético. Junto a La soledad sonora, también escribe en ese mismo periodo: Elejías, Poemas mágicos y dolientes, Melancolía y Laberinto, junto a otras obras que no llego a publicar. Pensó unificar todos estos volúmenes en uno solo, eligiendo el nombre "La soledad sonora" de un verso de San Juan de la Cruz, (título ofrecido inicialmente a otro poeta, Gregorio Martínez Sierra, quien lo rechaza y al final Juan Ramón Jiménez lo aprovecha. Trata de ir más allá de su ser exterior y explorar su interior, hacerlo fusionar con el absoluto, utilizando técnicas simbolistas que significan, según el autor, los detalles más profundos de su vida que no puede percibir de manera clara, sino solamente puede intuir, es un todo místico, representado con la ayuda de los símbolos. Quiere transformarse en soledad, para poder cambiar los rasgos negativos en cosas positivas y, a través de su optimismo, alcanzar la perfección vital. Dividido en tres partes, tiene varias dedicatorias para personas importantes en la vida del autor y cada serie del poemario tiene a su principio un homenaje a sus autores preferidos. Frente a otros autores de la época, este contenido se va modulando con gran coherencia de una composición a otra, de una sección a otra, hasta crear un ciclo de desconocida pero reveladora intensidad simbólica y logra perfectas cumbres parnasianas, especialmente en los sonetos. Juan Ramón Jiménez, 1881-1958. No en CCPB. [PRIMERA EDICION]" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1911. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in gilt. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated title page, 11 plates. Charming Art Nouveau bookplate to front pastedown. Edges of boards faintly faded, spine lightly rubbed at tail. An exceptionally bright copy in a jacket with a few tiny chips. Excellent. First US edition, first printing. Peter and Wendy is an expanded adaptation into novel form of the story first made popular in the 1904 stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. It tells the familiar story of the stage version, with Peter as an older child flying off with Wendy and the other Darling children to battle Captain Hook and his pirates, but Barrie added a final chapter to the book in which Peter returns for Wendy years later, when she is grown with a child of her own. The stage play itself was not published until 1928. Originally published in the same year in the UK.

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        STORIES IN GREY

      London: T. Werner Laurie,. [1911]. title page printed in blue and black, original blue-green cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram on rear panel stamped in black.. Touch of rubbing along bottom edges and along outer front joint, free. endpapers a bit tanned, a clean, nearly fine copy. Scarce. (#149268). First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. "Mixed collection, including excellent weirds 'Smeath,' 'Rose Rose,' 'The Doll,' and 'Linda.' One of Pain's best collections from the standpoint of horror fiction; literate, ironic and vividly nasty in an understated manner." - Robert Knowlton. "The best of Pain's horror fiction." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 317. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1282. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 401. Bleiler (1978), p. 153. Hubin (1994), p. 624. NCBEL IV 698.

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        THE PALE APE AND OTHER PULSES .

      London: Published at Clifford's Inn, London by T. Werner Laurie, n.d. [1911] - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-339 [340: printer's imprint] [341-344 ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], half title and title leaves printed in orange and black, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow, publisher's monogram stamped in yellow on rear panel. First edition, first issue (with "happenings" in title on front cover). Presentation copy with unsigned inscription by Shiel. Collects twelve stories, including "Huguenin's Wife," "The House of Sounds" (a revised version of "Vaila") which H. P. Lovecraft termed "Shiel's undoubted masterpiece . This story, in its final form, deserves a place among the foremost things of its kind," and Shiel's horrific ghost story "The Bride," as well as three tales featuring Cummings King Monk. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 4-136. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-177. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1469. Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, pp. 364-65. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 196. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature, p. 77. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 382-84. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-225. Bleiler (1978), p. 179. Reginald 13028. Hubin (1994), p. 737. Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), p. 181-82. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, several faint stains to rear cover, endpapers a bit darkened, a very good copy. One of Shiel's scarcer titles and a book that is seldom found in nice condition. Copies signed or inscribed by Shiel are rare. (#149450) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Principles of Scientific Management

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

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        Peter and Wendy

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1911. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in gilt. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece, illustrated title page and 11 plates. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Boards faintly discoloured, partial tanning to endpapers, edges of text block and margins of text slightly spotted. An excellent copy in a lightly edge-chipped jacket with toned spine panel, short closed tear and some creasing to bottom left corner of rear panel and faint horizontal crease to upper part of front panel. First edition, first impression, first issue binding with the decorations and titles gilt. Peter and Wendy is an expanded adaptation into novel form of the story first made popular in the 1904 stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. It tells the familiar story of the stage version, with Peter as an older child flying off with Wendy and the other Darling children to battle Captain Hook and his pirates, but Barrie added a final chapter to the book in which Peter returns for Wendy years later, when she is grown with a child of her own. The stage play itself was not published until 1928. The illustrator, Francis Donkin Bedford (1864?-1954), was originally a practising architect in London but changed career paths in the 1880s and "gained a wide popularity in the realm of children's books and as a landscape illustrator" (The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators). He worked prolifically until the early 1930s, illustrating English fairy tales and nursery rhymes as well as several Dickens titles, including A Cricket on the Hearth (1927) and A Christmas Carol (1931). His illustrations for Peter and Wendy, at once delicate and full of the story's boisterous spirit of adventure, are generally considered as his greatest achievement.

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        A Gallery of Girls

      NY: The Century Co.. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1911. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full green cloth, color paste-down on cover. Illustrated with color paste-down on cover, illustrated title page, 39 gorgeous, full-page, full-color plates by Coles Phillips, and 39 cameo B&W drawings on pages facing the color plates. Printed on thick, glossy stock. Clarence Coles Phillips (1880 -1927) was an American artist and illustrator. He is known for his stylish images of women and a signature use of negative space in the paintings he created for advertisements and the covers of popular magazines. In 1907, Phillips met with J. A. Mitchell, the publisher of Life magazine, and was hired onto its staff at the age of twenty-six. Phillips would be associated with the magazine throughout his life. The work of Phillips quickly became popular with the Life readers. In May 1908, he created a cover for the magazine that featured his first "fadeaway girl" design with a figure whose clothing matched, and disappeared into, the background. Phillips developed this idea in many subsequent covers. Phillips' use of negative space allowed the viewer to "fill-in" the image; it also reduced printing costs for the magazine, as "the novelty of the technique and the striking design qualities masked the fact that Life was getting by with single color or two-color covers in a day when full-color covers were de rigueur for the better magazines". Phillips worked in watercolor and always painted from life; according to his biographer, Michael Schau, "he refused to work from photographs or to use the pantograph." Phillips produced cover art for other national magazines besides Life, including Good Housekeeping, which for two years (beginning in July 1912) made him their sole cover artist. Phillips also created many advertising images for makers of women's clothing, and other advertisers. His series depicting women wearing Holeproof Hosiery products was considered daring for its time.. Head, heel and corners very lightly worn, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. All illustrations in perfect condition, bright and clear. NEAR FINE. . Color Plates. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (87) pp .

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        Peter and Wendy With illustrations by F D Bedford

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Frontis, 267p, illustrations. 21cm. First American edition. Green cloth with decorative gilt border and center piece, titling in gilt on the spine. Slight fading at edges; otherwise a very bright attractive copy in near fine condition.

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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, early printing lacking the "Published October 1911" statement on the copyright page. Near Fine in a Near Fine original dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact. Light dulling to gilt stamping on spine. The dust jacket shows very light edge wear and light rubbing, but remains in extraordinary condition. An absolute and stunning rarity.

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        The Phantom of the Opera

      New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition, first printing; lacking Braunworth & Co. slug at bottom of the copyright page. Near Fine, lacking dust jacket. White stamping is sharp and crisp. Light shelf wear to edges. Hinge at frontis slightly exposed. A superlative copy.

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        Bibliothek der Kirchenväter. Eine Auswahl patristischer Werke in deutscher Übersetzung. 62 Bände. Herausgegeben von Otto Bardenhewer, Th. Schermann und K. Weymann.

      Kempten & München: Kösel & Pustet 1911-31.. 62 Bände (Reihe 1 so vollständig; inklusive Generalregisterband = 2 Teile in 1 Band). 8° (17,5-22,5 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände mit Jugendstil-Ornamentik und goldgeprägten Rücken. [Hardcover / fest gebunden].. Enthält folgende Bände: Ambrosius: 3 Bände (Exameron, Lukaskommentar, Ausgewählte Schriften). - Apostolische Väter: 1 Band. - Athanasius: 2 Bände (Ausgewählte Schriften 1 & 2). - Augustinus: 10 Bände (Zweiundzwanzig Bücher über den Gottesstaat, Vorträge über das Johannesevangelium, Bekenntnisse, Briefe 1 & 2, Ausgewählte Schriften, Über die Dreieinigkeit, Vier Bücher über das Symbolum an die Katechumenen). - Ausgewählte Schriften der armenischen Kirchenväter: 2 Bände. - Ausgewählte Schriften syrischer Dichter: 1 Band. - Basilius: 2 Bände (Ausgewählte Schriften Band 1 & 2). - Cyprian: 2 Bände (Briefe, Traktate). - Cyrillus von Jerusalem: 1 Band (Katechesen). - Dionysus Areopagita: 1 Band (Über göttliche Namen). - Ephräm der Syrer: 2 Bände (Ausgewählte Schriften 1 & 2). -Epiphanius von Salamis: 1 Band (Ausgewählte Schriften). - Eusebius: 1 Band (Kirchengeschichte). - Frühchristliche Apologeten: 2 Bände. - Griechische Liturgien: 1 Band. - Gregor von Nazianz: 1 Band (Reden). - Gregor von Nyssa: 1 Band (Schriften). - Hieronymus: 1 Band (Ausgewählte historische, homiletische und dogmatische Schriften). - Hippolytus von Rom: 1 Band (Widerlegung aller Häresien). - Irenäus: 2 Bände (Gegen die Häresien 1 & 2). - Johannes von Damaskus: 1 Band (Genaue Darlegung des orthodoxen Glaubens). - Johannes Chrysostomus: 7 Bände (Kommentar zum Evangelium des hl. Matthäus, Kommentar zum Briefe des hl. Paulus an die Römer, Kommentar zu den Briefen des hl. Paulus an die Philipper und Kolosser). - Justinus: 1 Band (Dialog mit dem Juden Tryphon). - Lactantius: 1 Band (Schriften). - Leo der Große: 2 Bände (Sermones). - Makarius: 1 Band (Homilien). - Persische Märtyrerakten: 1 Band. - Petrus Chrysologus: 1 Band (Predigten). - Origenes: 3 Bände (Schriften vom Gebet und Ermahnung zum Martyrium, Acht Bücher gegen Celsus). - Sulpicius Severus: 1 Band (Vinzenz von Lerin und Benediktus). - Tertullian: 2 Bände (Apologetische, dogmatische und montanistische Schriften, Private und katechetische Schriften). - Theodoret von Cyrus: 2 Bände (Mönchsgeschichte, Kirchengeschichte). --- Mit Lesebändchen. - Einbände und Rücken stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Einige Bände leicht schiefgelesen. Vereinzelte Blätter minimal stockfleckig. Mit ganz vereinzelten Blei- und Buntstiftanstreichungen in wenigen Bänden. - Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Some minor foxing and rubbing, else good and clean copy of the clothbound first complete series.

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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. The occasional minor blemish otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. 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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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      London : Hodder & Stoughton , 1911 Presumed First British Trade Edition of what is considered one of Dulac's best illustrated works. Green buckram cover boards with gilt lettering and decorative elements are clean. Edge wear is evident with bumped corners, wear at head and foot of spine pan, with a few pen point sized stains, with some rubbing, protected in a mylar sleeve. With tipped in B&W and color illustrations throughout. Front and rear cover board are shaken but intact, with the binding still solid but loose. One of the pages from the first signature that includes the list of illustrations is loose & laid in. *** Sold as is. ***Decorative end papers are clean with some offsetting on front free end paper from acidic paper that was apparently laid in for a time. Text block and interior pages are clean and unmarked. All 28 tipped in color plates are clean and intact. Each page of the text has decorative boarders. A beautiful addition to any Illustrated Children's Book collection that can easily be repaired. ***Please Note: When packed for shipping, this book is over sized and/or over weight. Additional mailing fees will be required to ship outside the United States. Please inquire to determine exact cost.

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        La revanche du corbeau nouvelle histoire de bêtes EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1911. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1911, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - First edition, review copy. Binding to open bradel paper decorative Art Nouveau, smooth back, shagreen as Exhibit maroquiné fir, wrappers and back preserved and bound in (slightly dated back), signed binding Boichot. Precious autograph signed by Louis Pergaud the poet Georges Duhamel and his wife, the actress Blanche Albane. Clear spots on edges. Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à motifs décoratifs de style Art Nouveau, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin maroquiné sapin, couvertures et dos conservés (dos légèrement défraîchi), reliure signée de Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis Pergaud au poète Georges Duhamel et à sa femme l'actrice Blanche Albane. Claires piqûres sur les tranches. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

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        Emma Lady Hamilton

      1911. FRANKAU, Julia.The Story of Emma, Lady Hamilton.London: Macmillan, 1911.Two volumes.Signed limited first edition of this richly illustrated biography of Lady Hamilton, number 61 of only 250 copies signed by the author, with 38 lovely color plates and 37 in-text illustrations, beautifully bound in full elaborately gilt-decorated vellum."A true and authentic account of the birth, life and death of the notorious adventuress… together with the story of her many lapses from virtue both before and after her connection with Immortal Nelson, the Hero of the Nile" (page v). Lady Hamilton was much loved as a subject for various portraitists, including Sir Joshua Reynolds and George Romney; many of these portraits are reproduced here in color.Fine condition.

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        The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries

      London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press,, 1911. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine with gilt block of the sun rising behind a henge, large gilt stamp on front cover, top edges gilt, untrimmed. Frontispiece from a photograph. Ownership inscription of "Mouchette-Lion" on front free endpaper, almost certainly the Australian painter Berthe Mouchette (1846-1928), who ran a fashionable studio in Melbourne with her sister Marie Lion. A few minor marks on covers. An excellent copy, clean, bright and tight. First edition, first impression of the author's first book, a classic of its kind and dedicated to George William Russell and W. B. Yeats. Walter Evans-Wentz (1878-1965) was an American pioneering anthropologist, best known for his work in Tibet and, in particular, for the first English translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead (1927), on which he worked with Kazi Dawa Samdup. Fairy-Faith is Evans-Wentz's Oxford degree thesis following his ethnographic fieldwork in Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Brittany, and the Isle of Man, emblems of which appear on the book's front cover.

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        MILITARY SERVICE WITH THE 10TH UNITED STATES CALVALRY [Buffalo Soldiers],

      as recorded in a collection of nearly 700 photographs and real-photo postcards, 1911-1915, reflecting life in a peacetime assignment in Vermont, 1911-1913, and in the southwest battle zone guarding the Mexico-United States border in Arizona during the early years of the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1916, part of a larger collection of more than 1250 photographs documenting the military career of Freeborn P. Holcomb. The archive of more than 1250 photographs, virtually all with typed or manuscript captions, was assembled, and partly taken, by Freeborn P. Holcomb, a Troop commander in the 10th Cavalry, 1911-1916; approximately 700 were made during the six-year period he served with that unit. There are photographs in this collection dated during the period, 1889-1928, but, in addition to the bulk from the years of Holcomb's service with the 10th Cavalry in Vermont and Arizona, another 300 cover the period he spent in Ada, Ohio, while completing a master's degree and supervising a National Guard unit at Ohio Northern University, 1908-1911, with the balance of something over 250 images devoted to family and school photographs, 1889-1897 (10 images), Holcomb's service in Matanzas Cuba, 1900 (25), his service in the Philippines, ca. 1903-1907 and 1917-1919 (90), and his post-Arizona service in Guam, Camp Lee, Virginia, Fort Robinson, Nebraska, and Fort Lewis, Washington, and family life, 1916-1929 (150). Cuba, Philippines, Ohio, Vermont, Arizona, and other places, 1889-1928. Freeborn P. Holcomb (1873-1929), a native of Plattsburgh, New York, received his military training at the Michigan Military Academy (where one of his classmates was Edgar Rice Burroughs, pictured here, with Holcomb, in a group photo of four "Captains"), 1892-1896, immediately enlisting in service with the 2nd U.S. Cavalry upon graduation and working his way through the ranks to an appointment as second lieutenant in 1899, following service in the Spanish-American War. Subsequent to occupation duty in Mantanzas, Cuba, after the war, Holcomb travelled with the 2nd, first to Fort Logan, Colorado (1901-1903), then on the Philippines (1903-1907?) where he was promoted to first lieutenant in 1904 and transferred to the 14th Cavalry. In 1908 he began a master's program at Northern Ohio University where he was also involved in training cadets and possibly working with the football team (photos of the teams included here), finishing in 1911 (included here is a photograph of Holcomb at a N.O.U. gathering with President Taft and a White House invitation for Holcomb and his wife to the event). Having been promoted to captain in 1909, his next assignment was the command of a troop in the 10th U.S. Cavalry, an African-American unit on garrison duty at Fort Ethan Allen, Near Burlington, Vermont (1911-1913). He served with that regiment for six years (1911-1916), a period that included patrolling the southwestern border with Mexico during the early years of that country's revolution (1913-1916): "the officers and the enlisted men of the 10th Cavalry then felt the common touch of comradeship and mutual helpfulness, which rarely existed a few years later ... up to the time the regiment went into Mexico with Gen. John J. Pershing in 1916, the 10th Cavalry was like one large family. However the officers were of a different race they possessed a devotion for the black trooper rarely ever attained except through long contact under various conditions. We had served in the Philippines together, came around the world on the same transport, our children had attended the same school in Vermont and the wife of one of our officers had taught Sabbath school. The Tenth Cavalry was just like a large family -- men were loyal and devoted to their officers. They would die for them and by them" (1st Sgt. Vance Marchbanks "Forty Years in the Army," typescript at the Fort Huachuca Museum, ca. 1940). Included are many dramatic photographs of military activity along the border, especially in the town of Naco, Arizona, where Holcomb's troop was stationed. Another assignment in the Pacific (beginning with a 30-photo record of a March, 1916, automobile trip from Fort Huachuca to San Francisco), with stops at Guam and the Philippines (1916-1917), a transfer to the Quartermaster Corps, promotions through the field officer ranks to colonel, and service at Camp Lee, Virginia (1917-1918), and tours at several western army posts closed out his career in the army (1919-1929). The photographs in this collection document Holcomb's path of service and the growth of his family during this long period. This large archive of photographs documents a substantive military career, enhanced by historical images of the 10th United States Cavalry [Buffalo Soldiers], on peacetime duty amidst a mostly white civilian population and in service along the United States-Mexican border during a volatile period in the two countries' relationship, a major period of transition for the American military and the cavalry service in particular. Nearly all images are clean and distinct. Almost all of the photographs are mounted, from one to eleven of them per side, on both sides of stiff black leaves, once in an album but now loose, with the individual leaves protected in plastic sleeves (the covers for the album are also present). (#6452) Formed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 1866, the 10th United States Cavalry was made up of African-American enlisted men commanded by white officers, its primary duty patrolling the western frontier. In that capacity the unit participated in military action against various Native American tribes for three decades, fighting Cheyennes, Arapahos, and Comanches in Kansas and the Indian Territory in the 1860s and Apaches in Texas and Arizona in the 1870s and 1880s. After service in the Dakotas in the 1890s, the 10th Cavalry performed conspicuous service in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, spearheading the famous battle for San Juan Hill, before sailing for the Philippines to engage in the post-war insurrection there. Following decades of fighting, the regiment was given awarded a period of garrison duty, first in the northwest before a transfer to Fort Ethan Allen near Burlington, Vermont. Joining the unit there was the new troop commander Captain Freeborn P. Holcomb, the compiler of the photograph collection offered here. Aside from the "demographic shock" of an influx of African-American soldiers into the whitest state in the Union, the three-year tour was relatively uneventful: the history of the 10th Cavalry published in 1921 contains page after page of results from regimental sporting activities and not much else for those years. Things changed quickly with the unit's next assignment, a return to Arizona for patrol along the border with Mexico as revolution was breaking out in that country. Though Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916-1917 ("Chasing Pancho Villa") has been well documented, the period immediately preceding that campaign, involving the conflict between rebels and federals in northeastern Mexico (1914-1916), occaionally spilling over into the United States, has received less attention. During this time Pancho Villa and his rebels battled government forces in Mexico, under a succession of generals from Diaz to Modero to Huerta to Carranza. The soldiers of the 10th Cavalry stationed at Fort Huachuca were charged with protecting the border between the United States and Mexico, but were under orders not to provoke or return fire. Often the running bttles between the Mexican factions resulted in American casualties, and the temptation to retaliate was strong. In the town of Naco, the border demarcation ran down the middle of the main street. "The town of Naco suffered more or less from the artillery fire of the besiegers, several houses being pierced by shells, and buildings near the 'line' still bear the marks of many stray bullets. Great difficulty was had in holding back the crowds of visitors from Bisbee and Douglas who flocked to see the 'battles,' in automobiles, wagons, and on horseback. The provocation to retaliate on the Mexicans for losses sustained while on duty which forbade them to return the fire, was at times almost overpowering. Our men could draw small comfort from the delightful apologies submitted to our commanding officers for the killing and wounding of their comrades, always accompanied by promises that no more shooting would occur. Finally the 'siege' drew to a close, and the troops were given a rest and a chance to see what Huachuca looked like. Some of the men, after ten months' service on the border, had not yet seen their home station" (Edward Glass "History of the Tenth Cavalry, 1866-1921"). Many of Holcomb's photos in this archive fill in details of the U.S. involvement in this stage of the Mexican Revolution, with more than 450 images covering Holcomb's service during these three years, 250 involving military scenes, more than 75 of those picturing African-American troops from the tenth. Subjects include (1) photos, taken by Co. "E" Engineers, from action at Vera Cruz in 1913, showing action near the Naval Academy where the heaviest fighting took place; (2) photos of the Holcomb house in Naco which was hit by 22 bullets and a three inch shell in 1914; (3) photos of the results of American fire at Nogales, Arizona, in 1915, including images of bodies in a pile, before and after rudimentary cremation (four of these pictures are copyrighted postcards by Robert Runyon, a commercial photographer living and working on the Mexican border at this time); (4) photos of the officers' quarters and of troops at drill at Fort Huachuca and of a wagon supply train, cavalry tents, troopers with horses under their care, and military camps at Douglas, Arizona, all in 1915; and (5) photos taken during action at Naco in 1914 and 1915, including tent encampments, a 4.7 gun and shells, a group photo of Troop B, 10th Cavalry (Holcomb's command), wounded Mexican soldiers, Mexican Red Cross nurses, headquarters' encampment, a barricade of officers' tents, Yaqui trenches, stables, a pool room, troops in the field, a hay bale barricade, etc. A number of the African-American troopers are identified by name, including saddler George Hudnell who later died from wounds incurred in Pershing's campaign against Pancho Villa. Though Holcomb was on his way to Guam by March, 1916, included in the archive are two printed notices regarding the prosecution of the Punitive Expedition: (1) a printed handbill (7 x 4 3/4 inches) printed on the 9th Cavalry Press "In Memoriam, Officers and Men of the Tenth Cavalry, who died at Carrizal Mexico, Sunday, Post Hall, Sept. 24, 1918," including information on the June 21, 1916, death of Capt. Charles T. Boyd, "commanding a troop of the famous Negro regiment, the 10th Cavalry"; and (2) "General Orders No. 1" (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches), July 1, 1916, Colonia Dublan, Mexico, describing the battle deaths of Boyd and Lt. Henry Adair and giving biographical details for each, signed in type at the end by Capt. S.M. Rutherford, Adj. of the 10th Cavalry (neither located on OCLC). For the entire archive, more than 550 of the photographs involve military matters of some sort and more than 125 picture African-American troopers from the 10th Cavalry.

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        REVUE D'ORGANISATION ET DE DEFENSE RELIGIEUSE, 6 TOMES, 1906-1911

      Maison de la Bonne Presse 1911 - RO40254969: 6 tomes d'env. 700 pages chacun. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Titres, tomaisons, dates, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les couvertures. Légères épidermures sur les dos. Doctrine, Informations, Documents, Jurisprudence, Consultations. Sommaire (partiel) du tome I: Lettre encyclique de S.S. Pie X. Notre but, Reconstruisons. Les idoles crouleront. Les inventaires, La résistance dans les églises est-elle légale ? Comment remplacer le budget des cultes. Jurisprudence. A travers les périodiques. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U.

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

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        The Phantom of the Opera.

      London: Mills and Boon Limited, 1911 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, onlay of a mask to front board, title to spine in silver, black marbled endpapers, silver edges. Housed in a black flat cloth solander box by The Chelsea Bindery with the spine lettered in silver. An excellent copy. First UK edition, first printing in English of this mystery thriller which formed the basis for Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical and several film adaptations. In his day Leroux was considered "the foremost of the modern French writers of detective fiction." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of Henrik Ibsen - Viking Edition

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. 16 volume matched set. This set was part of a limited edition of 256 sets printed on handmade Ruisdale paper and signed by the publishers on the limitations page. Very good condition hardcover books. The books are tightly bound and square. Not ex library books. I saw no markings or labels of any sort in the books. The spines labels are are darkened. The cream colored cloth covered boards show light soiling from handling. The top of the pages edges are gold gilt. The page edges are rough cut. The book pages are bright. The corners are generally sharp. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece which is covered by a tissue guard. This is a very clean set of books. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Football Association Dinner in Honour of The Right Hon. Lord Kinnaird, President of the Association, and J.C. Clegg Esq, J.P. Chairman of The Council at the Holborn Restaurant, Monday 6th February 1911. Chairman Charles Crump Esq. V.P

      1911. First edition.. Full Leather. Football Association dinner menu in honour of The Right Hon. Lord Kinnaird, President of the Association, and J.C. Clegg Esq, J.P., held at the Holborn Restaurant, Monday 6th February 1911. The printed menu and programme of events (toasts, programme of music) is bound in contemporary dark green crushed levant morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (7.25 x 5.5 inches), with a small calf onlay of a brown leather football on upper cover, with elaborate gilt tooled interlace design incorporating initials, and personalised to J. B. SKEGGS, Browned a little at spine and nearby edges. Inner morocco binding gilt with green watered silk inner covers to both boards. Gilt ruled to lower board. Printed menu sewn in, with green thread. Two photo portraits to centre of menu, with the FA cup and a document to Clegg also depicted. 6 leaves (12 sides). Edges of first and last leaves tanned from leather. The blank sides of the central photo leaves are a little spotted. Rare. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        The Now-A-Day Fairy Book

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

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        Electric Railway Dictionary. Definitions and Illustrations of the Parts and equipment of Electric Railway Cars adn trucks

      New York.: McGraw Publishing Company.. 1st Edition. 1911.. Profusely illustrated with black and white photo illustrations and diagrams, 292 pages + 55 pages of advertisements, 12 1/4 x 9 inches, leather-covered boards (hardbound). New gilt-lettered leather spine, wear to extremities now skilfully repaired, hinges repaired with Japanese paper, very light dampstaining to fore edge of first and last pages, 1 1/2 inch edge tear to one page, good to very good condition, tight and complete. Although described as a dictionary, the vast majority of this volume is given over to 1987 figures which illustrate, with photo illustrations and drawings a fascinating array of railway equipment from interurban cars to work cars (eg. trailer wrecking car for elevated lines), from water closets to cab heaters, from springs to the truck chassis, and much more. In addition there are a large quantity of finely drawn cross-sections (complete with measurements). It should be noted that the fine detail which is important to these documentary illustrations would be lost in modern reprint editions of this work. .

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        Distruzione. Poema futurista col processo e l'assoluzione di "Mafarka il Futurista".

      - Milano, Edizioni Futuriste di Poesia, 1911. In 8vo quadrato (cm. 19,5); cop. orig.; pp. 100, (8). PRIMA edizione italiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MAGIC AEROPLANE

      NELSON, EMILE. FANTASY. THE MAGIC AEROPLANE by Mrs. L. R. S. Henderson. Chicago: Reilly & Britton (1911). 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, 96p., slight wear to edge of boards., else VG+ in worn and repaired dust wrapper (back of dw ads for Twinkle and Chubbins, Babes in Birdland and Stories that Never Grow Old). The story is a fantasy adventure taken by two young children who visit the Sun, Mars and Toyland where they meet fairies, humanized Sun-lites and they also visit Santa Claus - all on their bi-plane. Illustrated with 6 very fine and imaginative color plates and many full page and smaller black & whites by Emile A. Nelson. Undoubtedly inspired by the publisher's success with the Wizard of Oz, this is an unusual and wonderful book in excellent condition.

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        Football Association Dinner in Honour of The Right Hon. Lord Kinnaird, President of the Association, and J.C. Clegg Esq, J.P. Chairman of The Council at the Holborn Restaurant, Monday 6th February 1911. Chairman Charles Crump Esq. V.P

      1911. First edition.. Full Leather. Football Association dinner menu in honour of The Right Hon. Lord Kinnaird, President of the Association, and J.C. Clegg Esq, J.P., held at the Holborn Restaurant, Monday 6th February 1911. The printed menu and programme of events (toasts, programme of music) is bound in contemporary dark green crushed levant morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (7.25 x 5.5 inches), with a small calf onlay of a brown leather football on upper cover, with elaborate gilt tooled interlace design incorporating initials, and personalised to J. B. SKEGGS, Browned a little at spine and nearby edges. Inner morocco binding gilt with green watered silk inner covers to both boards. Gilt ruled to lower board. Printed menu sewn in, with green thread. Two photo portraits to centre of menu, with the FA cup and a document to Clegg also depicted. 6 leaves (12 sides). Edges of first and last leaves tanned from leather. The blank sides of the central photo leaves are a little spotted. Rare. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Sous la tente. Camps de vacances de la fédération française des étudiants chrétiens par Ed. Maury, Ch. Grauss et les campeurs. Illustrations de F.L. Schmied.

      - Nancy, Imprimerie Berger Levrault, 1911, In-8, br., couverture bleue gaufrée et ornée d'étoiles, titre au paladium, XI-25 pp. ( dos un peu manipulé). Edition originale tirée à 1025 exemplaires, celui-ci sur alfa.Ce premier livre illustré par François-Louis Schmied est orné à chaque page d'encadrements à motifs floraux et animaliers, d'une vignette de titre, d'un cul-de-lampe et de deux gravures sur bois hors-texte en couleurs.F.-L. Schmied fit la connaissance du Pasteur Edouard Maury au Cercle des Etudiants Protestants rue de Vaugirard.La première page est couverte de signatures des participants à ce camp de vacances dans l'île d'Oléron. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Novels

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1911-12. 12 volumes, octavo. Recent tan morocco, double morocco labels burgundy and green, decoration to spines, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Mild toning to margins of text block, occasional spotting. An excellent set, handsomely bound. The Winchester edition; considered the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. In this enlarged issue, the set has two additional volumes, comprising Lady Susan and The Watsons, taken from the 1871 Memoir, together with Jane Austen's letters.

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        Klassiker des Altertums. Erste und zweite Reihe. 53 in 52 Bänden (= alles erschienene).

      Verlag von Georg Müller/ Propyläen-Verlag 1911-1926, München und Leipzig/ Berlin - Es handelt sich um die Gesamtausgabe der bei Georg Müller (München, Leipzig) und im Propyläen-Verlag (Berlin) erschienenen Reihe in der Halblederausstattung. Die erste Reihe umfasst 27 Bände in 27 Büchern, die zweite 26 Bände in 25 Büchern. 52 fadengeheftete Halbledereinbände mit Lederecken, goldgeprägten roten Titellederrückenschildern, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt, rotem Deckelpapier, goldenen Vorder-und Hinterdeckel- sowie Ecken-Fileten. Zahlreiche Bände mit Lesebändchen. Zweifarbiger Druck vom Bleisatz, gesetzt in (Unger-)Fraktur. Die Bücher weisen die üblichen, für dieses Leder bzw. dieses Deckelpapier immanenten, Bereibungen und Abriebe auf, aufgrund der unterschiedlichen Provenienz, einige Bände auch mit stärkeren Abrieben, Einrissen am Gelenk bzw. kleinen Randfehlstellen am oberen oder unteren Rücken bzw. unterschiedlicher Rückenfärbung oder Flecke ebd., einzelne Bände mit leicht bis mittelgradigen Stockflecken der Vorsätze oder Schnitte, vereinzelt private Widmungen, Namenszüge bzw Exlibris, innen von durchweg guter Erhaltung, Gesamtzustand befriedigend bis noch gut Zustand (3+), wobei der (äußere) Erhaltungszustand von nahezu sehr gut bis befriedigend (3-4) variiert. In dieser Vollständigkeit sehr selten. Inhalt: Erste Reihe: Erster Band: Plutarch. Vermischte Schriften. Mit Anmerkungen nach der Übersetzung von Kaltwasser vollständig herausgegeben. Band 1: Tischgespräche. XII, 374 S.; Georg Müller, 1911 Zweiter Band: Plutarch. Vermischte Schriften. Mit Anmerkungen nach der Übersetzung von Kaltwasser vollständig herausgegeben. Band 2: Über die Liebe. Schwatzhaftigkeit. Das Gastmahl der Sieben Weisen. 358 S.; Georg Müller, 1911. Dritter Band: Herodot: Neun Bücher der Geschichte. Nach der Übersetzung von Goldhagen bearbeitet von Hanns Floerke. Band 1: Erstes bis viertes Buch. XIV, 433 S.; 2., mit Anmerkungen versehene Aufl., Propyläen-Verlag, ohne Jahresangabe. Vierter Band: Herodot: Neun Bücher der Geschichte. Nach der Übersetzung von Goldhagen bearbeitet von Hanns Floerke. Band 2: Fünftes bis neuntes Buch. 441 S.; 2., mit Anmerkungen versehene Aufl., Propyläen-Verlag, ohne Jahresangabe. Fünfter Band: Horaz: Satiren und Episteln. Band 1: Satiren. Mit Anmerkungen nach der Übersetzung von C.M. Wieland bearbeitet und ergänzt von Heinrich Conrad. 391 S.; 2., mit Anmerkungen versehene Aufl.; Propyläen-Verlag, ohne Jahresangabe. Sechster Band: Horaz: Satiren und Episteln. Band 2: Episteln. Mit Anmerkungen nach der Übersetzung von C.M. Wieland bearbeitet und ergänzt von Heinrich Conrad. 428 S.; 2., mit Anmerkungen versehene Aufl.; Propyläen-Verlag, ohne Jahresangabe. Siebter bis elfter Band: Lukian: Sämtliche Werke Band 1-5. Mit Anmerkungen. Nach der Übersetzung von C. M. Wieland bearbeitet und ergänzt von Hanns Floerke. 2. Aufl.; Berlin, Propyläen-Verlag, 1922. XI, 363/ 428/ 386/ 384/ 376 S. Zwölfter Band: Sueton: Die zwölf Cäsaren. Nach der Übersetzung von Adolf Stahr. 502 S. 2., neu durchgesehene Aufl.; Berlin, Propyläen-Verlag, 1922. Dreizehnter Band: Plutarch. Vermischte Schriften. 3. Band: Allerlei Weltweisheit. Mit Anmerkungen nach der Übersetzung von Kaltwasser neu herausgegeben. 492 S. München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1911. Vierzehnter und fünfzehnter Band: Thukydides: Geschichte des Peloponnesischen Krieges. Erster und zweiter Band. Deutsch von Heilmann. 405, 341 S. München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1912. Sechzehnter Band: Schriften über Sokrates. Nach der Übersetzung von C. M. Wieland neu hrsg.; 250 S.; München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1912. Siebzehnter bis zwanzigster Band: Cicero: Briefe. Band 1-4. Nach der Uebersetzung von C. M. Wieland neu herausgegeben. 552/ 495/ 502/ 431 S.; München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1912-13. Einundzwanzigster bis zweiundzwanzigster Band: Tacitus: Historien und Annalen. Nach der Übersetzung von Karl Friedrich Bahrdt neu herausgegeben. Band 1+2. XI, 544/ 393 S.; München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1918. Dreiundzwanzigster bis siebenundzwanzigster Band: Platon: Ausgewählte Werke. Deutsc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SEA FAIRIES

      NEILL. BAUM,L.FRANK. THE SEA FAIRIES. Chicago: Reilly & Britton (1911). 8vo, green cloth, pictorial label featuring the faces of the three main characters, slight cover rubbing and a few tiny random spots else near fine. 1st edition, 1st issue in first state binding (with last 2 lines transposed on p.95 & and lines 14 & 15 transposed on p. 105) of this non-Oz fantasy. Illustrated by J. R. NEILL with cover label, pictorial endpapers plus 12 duotone plates surrounded by green irridescent pictorial borders plus many full page and partial page black & whites. This is a really nice copy of wonderful fantasy tale.

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        Die menschliche Komödie in 16 Bänden. - (Leder-Ausgabe) - (komplett) + Als Beilage in gleicher Ausstattung: 1.: Die dreißig tolldreisten Geschichten.. Contes Drolatiques. 2 Bde. Leipzig, Insel 1912. (Sarkowski 77); 2: Physiologie der Ehe.. 2. A. 1908. (Sarkowski 88 A). 3: Cäsar Birotteau Das Leben eines Pariser Kaufmanns an der Wende des 18. Jahrhunderts. Leipzig, Insel 1911 - ++ Insgesamt 20 Bände. +++ Übersetzt von Felix Paul Greve, Hedwig Lachmann und Rene Schickele.

      Leipzig, Insel - Verlag 1911.. Sarkowski 69 Schrift: Antiqua, 8°, 16 Bände, (60) XLVI, 6481 (79) Seiten, roter Voll - Ledereinband, gebundene Ausgabe, Rücken unterschiedlich verblaßt. Einbände etwas berieben, Kopfgoldschnitt, Schnitt etwas fleckig, sonst Exemplar in gutem Erhaltungszustand. Romane B +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        Big Game Hunting in North-Eastern Rhodesia

      London John Long, Limited 1911. G - : in Good [minus] condition without dust jacket. Cover marked and edgeworn with chip at head of spine. Front inner hinge cracked. Foxing within, including to map. Occasional ink annotation. Tape repair to map First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xii, 256pp. B/W frontis portrait, photographic plates (one missing) and fold out map.

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