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

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

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Treasure Island

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1911. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. Quarto. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spinet, colour illustration mounted on front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Colour pictorial title page and 14 colour plates with printed tissue guards. Rear joint a little shaken, a few marks to back cover, a couple of nicks at head and tail of spine. First Wyeth edition, first printing, first issue (with page 123 misprinted as "23" in the Contents list). Wyeth's Treasure Island was a huge success which led to Scribner quickly commissioning him to illustrate other children's classic titles for them, all of which are still in print today. One of the best illustrated editions.

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        Karte von Kamerun. Maßstab: 1 : 300.000.

      Berlin, Allrichtdruck von Dietrich Reimer. Abgeschlossen 15. August 1911.. Bearbeitet von M. Moisel. Konstruiert und gezeichnet von W. Bobzin und C. Jurisch. Die Karte besteht aus einem Leinengrund, auf dem einzelne Kartensegmente aufgeklebt sind. Die Karte ist faltbar. Größe: Ca. 60 x 100 cm. Karte war offenbar in Gebrauch und ist von Hand gekennzeichnt mit "von Heigelin". Theodor von Heigelin (* 6. April 1876 in Liebenzell; 15. Januar 1930) war Offizier der Kaiserlichen Schutztruppe für Kamerun von 1904 bis zum Ende des Ersten Weltkrieges..

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        Zuleika Dobson, or An Oxford Love Story

      London: William Heinemann 1911 - 8vo., original smooth brown cloth lettered in gilt; an exceptional copy with a touch of soiling. First edition, one of 2150 copies; enclosed in a custom-made slipcase. Gallatin 8 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Zuleika Dobson

      London, William Heinemann,, 1911. Or an Oxford love story. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full tan morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STORIES IN GREY

      Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-320 [first leaf blank except for small a on recto] a-g [h]: ads, title page printed in blue and black, original blue-green cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, publishers monogram on rear panel stamped in black, "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. Two small ink stamps to front paste down, former owner's name to front free endpaper, some general rubbing to cloth, especially to edges, a very good copy. Scarce. (15109) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Au pays sacré des anciens Turcs et des Mongols

      Edition for which there is no mention of major papers. Binding to bradel editor full canvas blue-gray, smooth spine, slight traces of abrasion without gravity on the joints, some small spots on the dishes, and guards contreplats blue paper. Autograph signed by the author. Book decorated with 84 illustrations hors texte engraved from photographs of the author and 3 cards. Nice and rare copy. Emile-Paul Paris 1911 18,5x27,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La revanche du corbeau, nouvelle histoire de bêtes

      Original, one of 19 numbered copies on Holland paper edition only major. Nice copy wide-margined. Mercure de France Paris 1911 15,5x20cm broché sous chemise et étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Contes

      First Edition. Binding to bradel half sheepskin saffron, flat spine decorated with a golden head and foot wheel, gold thread on the dishes, and contreplats guard handmade paper, gilded head, contemporary binding. Very rare and valuable autograph signed by the author Cyrillic Gregory Alexinsky, Duma deputy and man of letters "GA Alexinsky, comrade, with all the sympathy and respect the author." S.n. Berlin s.d. (1911) 12x19cm relié

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        STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN

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

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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      London, Hodder and Stoughton,, [1911]. Quarto. Bound in full red morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spine, raised bands, roll to boards with cornerpieces, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With 28 tipped in colour plates. An excellent copy handsomely bound. Limited edition of 750 numbered copies, signed by the artist.

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        Origin and History of Beer and Brewing: From Prehistoric Times to the Beginning of Brewing Science and Technology, a critical essay, illustrated

      1911, stated First Printing. 411 pp. Illustrated throughout. Hardcover, green cloth, decorated in orange and black. Very Good. Mild shelfwear to the covers. Clean contents. Sound binding. A nice copy of this scarce title on fermentation and brewing in medieval times, with an introductory chapter titled 'Man, Religion and Intoxicants'. Now housed in a protective mylar sleeve. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        The Tennessee Shad

      The Baker & Taylor Company - 1911. First edition. 8vo red pictorial cloth stamped in black and white. A very fine, bright copy in a near fine DUST JACKET which has light wear at the extremities and with the front flap cleanly detached but present. A wonderful survival, housed in a custom red cloth chemise and half red morocco slipcase. Peter Parley to Penrod, page 129. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Livre de la conqueste de la princée de l'Amorée. CHRONIQUE DE MOREE ( 1204-1305 ).

      Fort in-8 ( 260 X 165 mm ) de CXX-430 pages, plein vélin ivoire verni, dos lisse avec titre en long, plats richement décorés de petits sujets aquarellés. ( Reliure signée de R. SALLE ). Ouvrage imprimé sur beau papier, non rogné ( témoins conservés ). Carte dépliante hors-texte. Très bel exemplaire de ce livre rare. antiquite Histoire turquie grece [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Ausgewählte Gedichte.,

      89 Seiten eine Deckelecke etwas deutlicher, sonst Kanten teils min. berieben, Schnitt leicht gedunkelt Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2400 28 cm, Ganzledereinband von Carl Sonntag Jun. Leipzig, signiert (Handeinband) Als sechster Druck für die Hundert, Exemplar Nr. XXIX. Gedruckt von Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig auf Hundertbütten.

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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

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

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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911 Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. First edition, first printing. Publisher's decorative olive green cloth designed by Bedford, with an illustration of Peter with mermaids and crocodiles within a vine frame surrounding by fairies, candles and birds to the front board in gilt, illustration of Peter looking down on Captain Hook while surrounded by fairies and mermaids to the spine in gilt, lettered in gilt. Very good, with some wear and rubbing to the extremities, some toning to the spine, minor fraying to the spine head, bright panels, former owner's 1911 inscription to the front free endpaper, fresh and clean interior. Overall, a tight and pleasing copy. Peter and Wendy is the popular story of a mischievous young boy who refuses to grow up and spends his days flying and adventuring with his troop of Lost Boys on the island of Neverland. Peter Pan made his debut in Barrie's 1902 novel The Little White Bird, but his best-known appearances are as the title characters in Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (published 1928), the 1906 novel after the play Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, and this 1911 novel Peter and Wendy. Notably, this edition contains the final chapter "When Wendy Grew Up," which tells of Wendy's return to Neverland as an adult with a child of her own. Today, this story is generally referred to by the shortened title Peter Pan.. Illus. by Beford, F.D.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Voyage of the "Why Not" in the Antarctic. The Journal of the Second French South Pole Expedition, 1908-1910. With numerous illustrations from photographs.

      London, Hodder and Stoughton, (1911). 4to. VIII + 315 s. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. Stempel på smusstbl

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        Folk-Song and Folk-Poetry: As Found in the Secular Songs of the Souther Negroes

      1911 - From the Journal of American Folk-Lore. Boards: gilt title on spine; front hinge crack, mild book, shelf, edge wear, rubs, corner bumps, some discoloration, some soil marks. Interior: pages tanned, ink name on the front paste-down paper, rubber stamp name of the previous owner on the back free end and paste-down paper, library sheet on the back paste-down paper, pages 1 and 2 detached but in place, DATE PUBLISHED: 1911 EDITION: 84 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Cork and County Cork in the Twentieth Century Contemporary Biographies Edited by W. T. Pike.

      W.T.Pike & Co. (19, Grand Parade, Brighton). First and only Edition.. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. . First and only Edition. W.T.Pike & Co. (19, Grand Parade, Brighton), 1911. 4°. 319 pages including Index. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. [Pike's New Century Series].

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Cork and County Cork in the Twentieth Century. Contemporary Biographies. Edited by W. T. Pike.

      W.T.Pike & Co. (19, Grand Parade, Brighton), 1911.. First and only Edition. 4°. 319 pages including Index. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. [Pike's New Century Series]..

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        WIDDERSHINS

      LONDON: MARTIN SECKER. FINE WITHOUT D.J.. PUB 1911. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. ISBN: PROFESSIONALLY REBOUND HALF LEATHER WITH RAISED BANDS.. DARK BROWN LEATHER SPINE AND TIPS, LIGHT BROWN CLOTH COVERED BOARDS,AND GILT TITLES AND DESIGN TO THE SPINE. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN AND TIGHTCOPY OF THIS LANDMARK OF SUPERNATURAL FICTION.. Keywords: SUPERNATURAL STORY.

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        Ausgeführte Bauten

      Berlin: Verlegt Bei Ernst Wasmuth A. -G., 1911. Paperback. Good.

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        Verschneite Berglandschaft mit Häusern und einer Figurengruppe mit zwei Männern und einer Frau.

      . Farbholzschnitt, signiert und bezeichnet als "Orig. Handdr.". Darstellungsgröße 14,7:11,2 cm, Blattgröße 17,5:13,6 cm. Farbfrischer Abdruck auf China.. Nach dem Besuch des Gymnasiums in Mähr, Weisskirchen, absolvierte er ein Jurastudium, das er 1911 mit Promotion abschloß. Ersten Zeichenunterricht hatte er bereits durch seinen Vater erhalten, der Zeichenlehrer an Militärschulen war. Zudem studierten er zwei Jahre Kunstgeschichte und besuchte 1906-1908 als Externist die Kunstgewerbeschule in Innsbruck bei Heinrich Comploj (1879-1967). 1914-1918 war er Kriegsteilnehmer und arbeitete ab 1920 im Landesinvalidenamt für Tirol, dessen Leiter er 1933-1945 war. Seit 1921 war er Mitglied der Vereinigung "Heimat". Von Schrom arbeitete meist auf dem Gebiet der Zeichnung und der Graphik, insbesondere des Holzschnitts, darüber hinaus schuf er Illustrationen.

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        North Sea Fishers and Fighters

      London - Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., 1911 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of thisearly twentieth-century guide to fishing, in a decorative cloth binding. First Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. 'With colour and pencil illustrations by Frank H. Mason and photographs by the author'. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, smart with just some shelfwear only. Fading to the spine and ink mark to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered light foxing. P365 unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Der Gartentraum. Neue Blemenmarchen

      Koln: Schaffstein, 1911. First edition. Oblong folio. Original cloth-backed color pictorial paper covered boards, color illustrated endpapers. 16 exquisite full-page color illustrations by Ernst Kreidolf among his finest ever rendered. Many consider these illustrations to be Kreidolf's most innovative and certainly expressing his most creative interpretations in anthropormorphic design. All plates printed on one-side only. Containing verses to a variety of anthropomorphic images including flowers of different seasons, aquatic plants, alpine flowers, medicinal plants, etc. Bottom of spine fryerd, corners worn, a bit soiled, but a very good, sound copy of a wonderful Jugendstil classic.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        Gleanings : from a navvy's scrap book [bound with] Songs of a navvy

      Greenock : The author, 1911. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 2v. in 1 : 55p., 85p. : 1 port. ; 18cm. Subjects: English poetry - Irish writers. Spine title: Songs of a navvy. Patrick MacGill (1889-1963) was an Irish journalist, poet and novelist, known as "The Navvy Poet" because he had worked as a navvy before he began writing. Near fine copy in a gilt-blocked contemporary library binding. Small tear to top of spine, with panel edges slightly dust-dulled. Minor library marks remain. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Money Moon: A Romance [FIRST EDITION DATED 1911 ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR I. KELLER]

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Arthur I. Keller. Jeffery Farnol, British writer 1878-1952, known for his over 40 romance novels,often set in the Georgian Era or English Regency period. The book is undated but the printed dedication to half title page is dated 1910 and there is no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. Book - in Very Good brown boards with gilt lettering & a colour illustration to the front board - slight marking to the boards & some marking to the spine and the gilt lettering has faded slightly, some bumping and small nicks to the ends of the spine and a touch rubbed to the extreme corners. Contents, Book Plate of Geoffrey Garnier - See Note Below* - clean and tightly bound. *This is one of a collection of books from the estate of Jill & Geoffrey Garnier of Newlyn. Jill Garnier [1890 ?- 1966] Jessie Garnier nee Blyth, always known as Jill, came to Newlyn to study at the Forbes school. There she met her future husband (and cousin) Geoffrey Garnier. Both Jill & Geoffrey became central figures in the later Newlyn School. The couple settled in Orchard Cottage, Newlyn, where they each had large studios built in the garden. It was here that Geoffrey worked as an etcher/engraver and producer of aquatints. Jill spent all the time she could painting or designing and create beautiful embroidered pieces but in those less liberated times she had to juggle her art with the demands of looking after children and running a house. Size: 9.25 inches tall by 6.5 inches. 386 pages. With a full page colour frontispiece and colour title page & a further 21 colour & black and white plates in the text all by Arthur I. Keller. Illustrator: Arthur I. Keller. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 8735.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        The Secret Garden

      London: William Heinemann, 1911. First Edition, First Printing; British edition precedes all others. In Very Good condition. Previous owner gift inscription on half title page. Light sporadic foxing and signs of handling to pages. Front and rear inner hinges exposed, leaving binding weakened. Rubbing to cloth at corners, spine edges and spine ends, with heavier wear to the top of the spine. A few faint stains to cloth at front. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Illustrations of New South Wales Plants (not previously depicted)

      Sydney: Gullick, 1907 -, 1911. Three parts, quarto, 30 lithograph plates; original wrappers, in fine condition. Maiden was Government Botanist and Director of the Botanic Gardens, Sydney. He compiled this three-part work to draw the public's attention to New South Wales species not previously depicted, or which were only in such rare works as to be inaccessible to botanists. The botanical drawings are by Mary Maiden, the botanist's daughter.

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        John Philip Sousa, "The March King," praises the acoustics of Berkeley's Greek Theatre as "the most unique and delightful to me ?"

      "Typed Letter Signed, ""John Philip Sousa,"" 1 page, 8.5"" x 11"" on hotel stationery, Los Angeles, October 17, 1911, stating his preference for the acoustics of the Greek Theatre in Berkley's Greek Theatre. Usual mailing folds, else fine condition. ""There are certain places in the world where concert givers are most anxious to perform, and when they do, they ever afterward point with pride to that fact. Among the most famous are the Trocadero, in Paris, Queen's Hall, in London, and the Greek Theater, in Berkeley. As I have appeared in all of them, it is not difficult to see I am most happy, but the most unique and delightful to me is unquestionably the Greek Theater."" The Greek Theatre was constructed in 1903 with financing from William Randolph Hearst and has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1982. Sousa's first appearance at the Greek was in October 21, 1904. Sousa's management at the time had anticipated that the ""excellent acoustic properties of the theatre will enable the band to appear at better advantage than it can in many other places."" (Oakland Tribune, October 11, 1904, p. 7)"

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        POEMS Third Series (2nd Edition)

      Boston: Little, Brown and CO. 1911 - A very good and tight hardcover copy. Edited by Mablel Loomis Todd. Owner's signature on front free end paper. Top edge gold gilt. No bumped corners to book, pages are very clean and white. Small spot to spine. Stated Second Edition. A very decent copy. *** WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. *** WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 36 YEARS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Yellow Peril or The Orient vs. The Occident as Viewed By Modern Statesmen and Ancient Prophets

      Union Publishing, Choctaw, Oklahoma 1911 - 526 pages. List of black and white maps and illustrations. Black and white photographic portrait of author. Marbled text edges. ".Not designed to build up any sect, but to build up truth in the minds of the people and help all who wish truth, believing there are such in every division of Christendom." - from Preface. Maroon cloth bears somewhat above-average wear. Decorations upon front board partially rubbed. Binding sound. Short openings at each end of back strip and two-inch opening between top of backstrip and front board. Small piece missing from upper corner of page 526 does not affect contents. Minor openings to fore-edge of front free endpaper and first blank leaf. Erasures faintly visible atop front free endpaper. Modest quantity of light pencil markings to contents. A sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Höhenkurort "Kijabe-Hill" : Handbuch für Jagd- und wissenschaftliche Expeditionen sowie Vergnügungsreisen nach Ost-Afrika. Zusammengestellt und basiert auf langjährigen Erfahrungen.

      Kijabe-Hill, [Kenya], Schauer, Welter & Co., [1911].. Illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, quer-8°, 64 Seiten, 1 Karte, Werbeanhang. Einband leicht berieben, eine Seite mit Fingerfleck, insgesamt schönes, sauberes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkestan, Mongolia, and Siberia. With map and illustrations.

      Constable and Co., London 1911 - First edition. Tall 8vo. xvi, 437 pp. Illustrated from photographs, folding map (tear near hinge). The author hunted sheep, gazelle, ibex, wapiti, and roe deer. Czech, p. 73: "This book represents a wonderful blend of travel, explorations, and big game hunting." Original three-color and gilt-stamped decorated green cloth, t.e.g. Abrasions at head of spine, else very good. (2806) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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        Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel Through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkestan, Mongolia and Siberia

      Stokes, New York 1911 - Green cloth with gilt spine & cover titles and tri-color decorations; 8vo; 437pp; TEG; illustrated with photo-gravure portrait of author with facsimile signature, b/w photos plus fold-out color map at rear. Etherton spent a year hunting in the Asian mountains for sheep, ibex, gazelle, wapiti, roe deer and other big-game species. "This book represents a wonderful blend of travel, exploration and big game hunting." (Czech p73) Book is in VG condition with cover titles bright. Hinges are cracked but holding firmly. There is a crease in the front board showing some rippling to the cloth. Text block, all images and map are in VG condition. Overall, a decent copy of a desirable title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books]
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        Buch des Fluges [3 volumes ]

      G. Szelinski, k.k. Universitäts-Buchhandlung, Wien 1911 - 3 volumes: vol. 1--xv, [1], 676 p., 29 leaves of plates (some in color); vol. 2--xxiv, 680 p., 38 leaves of plates (including 1 color folded map); vol. 3--x, 551, [1] p., 18 leaves of plates, including 2 color illustrations (1 folded); 28 cm. Dark blue publisher's cloth with gilt-stamped spine titles and cover titles, and cover illustration. All page edges blue. Endpapers are dark blue with a silver pattern. Striking Art Nouveau book design by Tanna Hoernes. Volumes 1 and 2 were published in 1911, volume 3 in 1912. In addition to the plates, includes many full-page and in-text illustrations and maps. Entirely in German. Vol. 1 title page has circular stamp of the Vienna Staatsarchiv Kriegsarchiv at head and "Nachlass, Mjr. Franz Schorn" written at the foot. Vol. 2 title page is stamped at the head "Österreichischer Aero-Club" with "Nachlass Hermann Hold, Wien" written above (several other pages also have the stamp of the Österreichischer Aero-Club); also on the title page is a small oval stamp of a bookseller in Vienna. In Very Good Condition: corners are bumped and rubbed; vols 1 and 2 corners are slightly frayed and back joints are starting to separate from tail; covers are slightly soiled and rubbed; one plate in vol. 2 is detached but present (lower edge creased with 1-cm. tear not touching image); otherwise pages and plates are clean and tight. A fascinating and heavily illustrated history of flight up to immediately prior to the First World War. A very heavy set that will require extra shipping. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera, IOBA]
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        Der Gartentraum. Neue Blumenmärchen.

      Cöln a.Rh. Verlag von Hermann & Friedrich Schaffstein. (1911).. 25,5x34,5 cm. 50 n.n. S. Mit illustriertem Titelblatt und 16 ganzseitigen farbigen Illustrationen. Originalhalbleinwandband mit farbigem Deckelbild und farbig illustrierten Vorsätzen.. Hess-Wachter A 6. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit dem Verzeichnis der Blumennamen auf der letzten Seite. - Einband leicht fleckig. Rücken und Kanten etwas berieben. Locker im Gelenk. - Sonst sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Jagd- und wissenschaftliche Expeditionen in Ost-Afrika. Organisation und Ausrüstung durch Chas. A. Heyer & Co, Nairobi, Britisch Ost-Afrika. Filialen und Stationen in allen Teilen Britisch und Deutsch Ost-Afrikas.

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

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        Five Niagara Falls photos, all signed and or inscribed by Jennings at the reverse

      1911. 1st Edition. Photo. Good. Five Niagara Falls photos, all signed and or inscribed by Jennings at the reverse. Measurements: Each is 10" x 8". Condition: Very good, some losses and creasing.In this set there are three similar prints made of of the foot of the American Falls. Three are prints of the same image each with different exposures and thus visual effects.Notes on the reverse of two of these prints give some details;1) made with 8 x 10 fixed focus Aero camera2) F11 speed 1500 f Sharp from 5ft to clouds 8 x 10 feetInteresting insight into the technical side of Jennings photography while at Niagara Falls. Only one of the photos of all in these has a date which appears to be 1911. Given is near disaster miss by not boarding the Titanic in 1912 and sea travels the Niagara Falls trip may have been earlier.Some uncommon photos taken by Jennings. The photos of Niagara Falls are excellent examples of Jennings photography beyond Philadelphia and an important part of Jennings personal history and profession. Provenance: From the estate of Lois C. Jennings, wife of Ralph Jennings Sr. who was the son of William Nicholson Jennings (1860-1946). W. N. Jennings was both a scientist and photographer who made important strides in the area of scientific photography. He was the first person to take aerial photographs of lightning. Jennings won the prestigious John Price Wetherill Medal of the Franklin Institute in 1930.Why was Jennings in Niagara Falls beyond wanting to take photos of one of the seven wonders of the world? Jennings full story with this trip to Niagara Falls and his contribution to the fingerprint industry may not be written. William Jennings is credited with being the first person in the United States to record his own palm prints years apart to test their persistency. After hearing a lecture at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in 1887 he recorded his prints. In 1937 he again recorded his prints and saw they did not change. Jennings did not publish either of the recordings until 1939. An interesting side note is that this was Jennings only connection to the fingerprint industry.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Peter and Wendy

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1911]. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front board lettered and decorated in gilt. Frontispiece, illustrated title page and 11 plates. Spine rolled, minor stain to boards, tips a little rubbed, contents slightly foxed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, of the expanded adaptation into novel form of the story first made popular in the 1904 stage play. In 1906 Barrie sanctioned the publication of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, extracted from The Little White Bird and illustrated by Arthur Rackham, but he reserved for himself the task of turning his theatrical success into a novel. It tells for the first time in book form 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, and 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.

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        The Yellow Peril or The Orient vs. The Occident as Viewed By Modern Statesmen and Ancient Prophets

      Choctaw, Oklahoma: Union Publishing. Hardcover. 526 pages. List of black and white maps and illustrations. Black and white photographic portrait of author. Marbled text edges. "...Not designed to build up any sect, but to build up truth in the minds of the people and help all who wish truth, believing there are such in every division of Christendom." - from Preface. Maroon cloth bears somewhat above-average wear. Decorations upon front board partially rubbed. Binding sound. Short openings at each end of back strip and two-inch opening between top of backstrip and front board. Small piece missing from upper corner of page 526 does not affect contents. Minor openings to fore-edge of front free endpaper and first blank leaf. Erasures faintly visible atop front free endpaper. Modest quantity of light pencil markings to contents. A sound copy. . Good. 1911. First Edition.

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