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        Wozu hat Deutschland eigentlich Kolonien ? Wie es einem Deutschen in einer deutschen Kolonie [Samoa] erging.

      Berlin, Deutscher Kolonialverlag, 1911.. Farbig illustrierter Original-Kartonbeinband, 75 Seiten, Eintrag auf Vorsatz: "Dr. Georg Groddeck, der Verfasser, 1912", schönes, sauberes Exemplar der Hetzschrift. "Junger Mann wurde beinah von der Mischlingsbevölkerung schändlich gelyncht, weil er offen und energisch für Rasse-Reinheit eintrat, und mußte in die Verbannung gehen". Unter diesem Titel berichtet eine Kanadische Zeitung über die Vorfälle, die sich 1911 in Samoa ereigneten. Auslöser war ein offener Brief von Michaelis, in welchem dieser für "Rasse-Einheit" eintrat. Michaelis berichtet hier über seine Erlebnisse und rechtfertig in der Hetzschrift seine Anschauung..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Les Femmes de theatre du XVIIIe siecle.

      Paris, Piazza, 1911.. 122 Seiten, mit 40 teils farbigen Tafeln. 4°, Ganzledereinband der Zeit.. Meistereinband von Leon Gruel (1841-1923): in einem beigefarbenen Maroquineinband mit zahlreichen eingelegten floralen etc. Intarsien und Goldprägungen. Nummer 270 von 275 Exemplaren auf Hollande (GA 300 Ex.). - Relie par Leon Gruel (1841-1923): plein maroquin ivoire, plats cernes de cadres richement mosaiques (cuirs de couleurs brun, vert d'eau, rouge bordeaux, kaki fonce, rose et beige) avec divers grands fleurons dores, roul. perlee doree sur les coupes, doublures de soie moiree verte cernee de maroq. ivoire avec filets dores et fleurons d'angle a pastille centrale rouge mosaiquee, gardes de meme soie, tranches dorees, couv. (plat inf. sali) et dos cons. (coupes tres leg. frottees). Illustre de 40 planches hors texte protegees par des serpentes legendees, dont quelques-unes en couleurs, figurant pour la plupart des comediennes de l'epoque. Tirage a 300 ex., un des 275 sur Hollande a la forme (n° 270). - Fine signed Master binding by Leon Gruel (1841-1923). Gruel was one of the most famous and important "fin de siecle" French binders. In her Bookbinders and their Craft, Prideaux says that the Gruel firm, founded in 1811, "always had the highest reputation . . . for initiative in artistic matters, as well as for irreproachable execution in the detail of its many-sided achievements." The list of binders who trained at the Gruel atelier is the most distinguished in Europe. Leon Gruel (1841-1923), who took over the firm in 1891, was the single most famous person associated with the bindery. He led the campaign for acceptance of revolutionary ideas in the decoration of modern bindings. - Weitere Buchbinder-Beispiele von Arbeiten Leon Gruels siehe auch das Onlineangebot der British Library: http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/bookbindings/Results.aspx?SearchType=AlphabeticSearch&ListType=Bookbinder&Value=1391. - Minimal gebräunt und schwach angerieben, eine Ecke sehr leicht angestaucht, ein weißes Blatt mit Leimschatten, sonst sehr gut erhalten! - In Französisch.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Map of Cuba, Prepared in the War College Division, General Staff War Dept., based on Military Reconnaissances by the US Army during the First and Second occupation of Cuba 1898-1902 and 1906-1909.

      1911 - Map of Cuba, Prepared in the War College Division, General Staff War Dept., based on Military Reconnaissances by the US Army during the First and Second occupation of Cuba 1898-1902 and 1906-1909. A very rare military mapping of Cuba, relating to the Spanish-American Way. I found no other copies of this map sold or offered by dealers in the last 25 years of records. A rare piece of Spanish-American War history. Each map measures 32 x 41 inches.

      [Bookseller: Art Source International Inc.]
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        The Sensitive Plant

      William Heinemann, London/ J. B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1911, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Special EditionThis beautifully illustrated deluxe edition is bound in cream vellum. The book is superbly and generously illustrated by Charles Robinson. There are 18 tint-in plates that are thrillingly fresh and atmospheric together with many fabulously charming drawings and etchings. The vellum cover is a little down-at-heel with marks, scuffing, wear along the edges and corners. Both front and back covers are slightly buckled. The corners are very shelf/ storage worn. The bodies of the covers despite being very marked are resolutely strong. The front cover is bravely bold. The spine has a small open wound to the top right hand corner. The spine is worn and faded but is stoic and firm. The paper trims are faded, foxed. Inside, there are splashes of foxing through the book - but the illustrations and plates are enchanting, vivid and moody. The other illustrations are sweetly coy in their freshness. The protective sheets are complete and firmly attached. The pages have handling and user marks. They are firmly affixed, complete, clear, secure and assured. The book may be read with complete confidence and owned with real joy. fk Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: ailz.

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        Grande géographie Bong illustrée. Les pays et les peuples.

      Bong,, Paris, 1911 - Cinque volumi in-folio (cm. 38), pp. 2.000 ca. complessive. Illustrato con centinaia di illustrazioni fotografiche nel testo, 60 cartine geografiche colorate a doppia pagina e 206 tavole fuori testo (molte delle quali in cromolitografia) raffiguranti, costumi, vedute, panorami e scorci delle località descritte. Splendida legatura editoriale di lusso in mezza pelle e percallina blu con piatti e dorsi interamente decorati in rilievo. Tagli colorati. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta di uno dei monumenti della geografia d'inizio novecento, munito di un apparato iconografico di rilevante bellezza. Non comune a reperirsi completo, con la legatura "de grand luxe" e ben conservato come il presente esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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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.

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        Original Signed and Dated Watercolour Titled:] Danzig.

      1911 - 1911. Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on paper ca. 35,5x28 cm (14x11 in). Recently matted. Title, signature and date slightly cropped by still readable, extreme top margin mildly sunned, but overall still a very good watercolour. This attractive watercolour shows the Gdansk Long Market with the Neptune's Fountain, Artus's Court and Town Hall.

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        General Lazelle 5pp. Manuscript commenting on The American Civil War

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

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        THE CRITICAL ATTITUDE

      Duckworth & Co. London.,1911. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 6 inches). Some light spotting to the first and last couple of pages otherwise a very good, bright, clean and tight copy in the first issue black cloth binding with gilt ruling and lettering to the spine. Boards with blind ruling. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. In the rare original publishers first state dustwrapper. Beige cloth patterned paper with dark blue lettering to the spine (including price of 5/-) and rear panel. Minor chipping to the extramities but generally a very good example of theis rare dustwrapper. Overall a lovely example.:.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The White Peacock

      New York: Duffield and Company 1911 - First edition, first printing, second issue, with cancel title page with copyright date 1911. Publisher's pale blue cloth, with peacock illustration to the front board in white and dark blue, lettered in white. A good copy, with some wear and rubbing to the extremities, toning to the spine, faint vertical crease to the spine, some soiling and light spotting to the boards and spine, rear hinge cracked but still holding securely, some spotting to the page edges, otherwise bright and fresh interior. A presentable copy. Roberts A1.a2 The White Peacock is D. H. Lawrence's first novel and contains many of the themes that he would explore more fully in his later works. As with many of his novels, Lawrence heavily edited this text before its publication, preferring to rewrite new versions rather than alter the original; The White Peacock was rewritten three times from when Lawrence began writing the first draft, which bore the original title "Laetitia" in 1906. The text is set near Eastwood, where Lawrence was living and teaching as he began writing The White Peacock, and tells the stories of three young couples whose relationships are inexplicably intertwined with one another. The plot is set against the backdrop of the industrialization of England and explores how modernization affected the relationship between urban and rural areas. Notably, Lawrence drew much inspiration for The White Peacock from Maurice William Greiffenhagen's 1891 painting The Idyll, which depicts a shepherd embracing a young woman in a lush poppy field. Indeed, the characters are engaged with The Idyll in the novel both directly, by admiring and drawing inspiration from the painting, and indirectly, by essentially enacting the sexual energy and gender roles embodied in the artwork. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Travailleurs de la Mer.

      . Paris 1911. With a few illustr. 593 pp. Bound with orig. wrappers in nice full leather richly decorated with gold on spine and boards and with inner ornamental border. Spine weakly faded. * Oeuvres completes, Roman, VII..

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        The White Peacock.

      London: William Heinemann 1911 - First English edition, 8vo, (iv), 496 pp. Some light foxing, free endpapers browned. Original dark blue cloth, extremities rubbed, gilt titled spine. Roberts A1b. Lawrence's first novel, published the day after the New York edition. This copy is Roberts' variant (4), with cancel pages 227-230 and the preliminaries reprinted and pasted in. The binding is the first state (one of 750 copies) with a blind stamped windmill to the lower cover.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry

      Bobbs Merrill 1911 - Olive cloth with white lettering, in pictorial dust jacket. Book nearly fine with frontis just starting, in the scarce dust jacket in good condition, with small chips to top edge and a fairly large one to spine head; some tears and repairs to verso. Also included: a long typed letter, signed, to a fan explaining why there have been no recent Tish stories: "in the interval I have lost my husband and been ill myself." in the original envelope. A unique item! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Entrevista De Guayaquil ( Bolívar y San Martín )

      Imprenta De J. Casis, Bogotá 1911 - En este libro se dió a conocer por primera vez la relación oficial de la Entrevista de Guayaquil firmada por el General José Gabriel Pérez, Secretario General del Libertador y dirigida en forma reservada al Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores de Colombia con fecha 29 de Julio de 1822, el día siguiente de las conferencias. Este documento es el único dato que existe de parte de Bolívar sobre la conferencia de Guayaquil, y no se publicó previamente por su carácter reservado. También reproduce correspondencia de San Martín a Bolívar fechada en Lima 29 de Agosto de 1822; de San Martín al General Guillermo Miller, Bruselas 19 de Abril de 1827, todas relacionadas a la Entrevista de Guayaquil. Dedicada por el autor al historiador venezolano Manuel Landaeta Rosales. XXIXpp. en piel, lomo y esquinas en tela. Hojas oscurecidas, pequeños huecos de insecto que no afectan el texto. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Framed Autographed Letter Signed to Italian baritone Riccardo Stracciari

      London 1911 - 1 page on a sepia-tone postcard featuring Caruso in suit and tie measuring 5 x 3.5 inches, London, May 19, 1911. Boldly signed on the front; handwritten note in Italian on the back to his friend Riccardo Stracciari, whom Caruso addresses as "Celebre Artista Lirico." Accompanied by a translation: "Thanks for your note that gave me so much pleasure. I'm all right [in English]. I thank God and the newspapers with their stupid stories for keeping alive the public's and our friends' curiosity about me." Beautifully framed in double glass with brown and gold beaded frame measuring 9.75 x 7.5 inches. Near fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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 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. First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

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        Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight

      Smithsonian Institution, Washington 1911 - For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. Internally very good with many plates, diagrams and tables etc. Ex library stamp on f.e.p. Original cloth boards. New green leather spine and corners in excellent condition overall with five raised bands. This book documents in great detail his experiments with gliders and powered models. Buying more than one book will save on postage costs. To help our customers, we have split our books into 70 + categories. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The cruise of the Snark illustrated

      New York: Macmillan, 1911. Hardcover. xiv, 340p. [iv] ads, color frontispiece, title page a cancel inserted, foreword, backword, illustrated throughout with b&w photos, very good first edition as per Sisson page 58 and BAL11929, blue green cloth boards, color photo inlaid front cover, gilt titles and top edge gilt .

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        Further experiments with liquid helium. C. On the change of electric resistance of pure metals at very low temperature etc. IV. The resistance of pure mercury at helium temperatures.Leiden: Eduard Ijdo, 1911.

      First printing of the first announcement of the discovery of superconductivity, the disappearance of electrical resistance in certain materials at very low temperatures. "Of all the discoveries in condensed matter physics during the 20th century, some might call superconductivity the "crown jewel". Others might say that honour more properly belongs to semiconductors or the elucidation of the structure of DNA, given the benefits that both have brought to humanity. Yet no-one would deny that when a team led by Heike Kammerlingh Onnes stumbled across superconductivity... the scientific community was caught by complete surprise" (P. M. Grant, "Down the path of least resistance", <i>Physics World</i> 24, April 2011, p, 18). In the course of the same experiment, Kammerlingh Onnes and his team also made the first observation of superfluidity (see below). Very rare in original printed wrappers.<br/><br/> "Kammerlingh Onnes's first experiment with liquid helium was carried out on 8 April 1911 [reported in the offered paper]. "The experiment was started at 7am, and Kamerlingh Onnes arrived when helium circulation began at 11:20am. The resistance of the mercury fell with the falling temperature. After a half hour, the gold resistor was at 140 K, and soon after noon the gas thermometer denoted 5 K. The valve worked "very sensitively." Half an hour later, enough liquid helium had been transferred to test the functioning of the stirrer and to measure the very small evaporation heat of helium. <br/><br/> "The team established that the liquid helium did not conduct electricity, and they measured its dielectric constant. Holst made precise measurements of the resistances of mercury and gold at 4.3 K. Then the team started to reduce the vapor pressure of the helium, and it began to evaporate rapidly. They measured its specific heat and stopped at a vapor pressure of 197 mmHg (0.26 atmospheres), corresponding to about 3 K. <br/><br/> "Exactly at 4pm, says the notebook, the resistances of the gold and mercury were determined again. The latter was, in the historic entry, "practically zero." The notebook further records that the helium level stood quite still. <br/><br/> "The experiment continued into the late afternoon. At the end of the day, Kamerlingh Onnes finished with an intriguing notebook entry: "Dorsman [who had controlled and measured the temperatures] really had to hurry to make the observations." The temperature had been surprisingly hard to control. "Just before the lowest temperature [about 1.8 K] was reached, the boiling suddenly stopped and was replaced by evaporation in which the liquid visibly shrank. So, a remarkably strong evaporation at the surface." Without realizing it, the Leiden team had also observed the superfluid transition of liquid helium at 2.2 K. Two different quantum transitions had been seen for the first time, in one lab on one and the same day! <br/><br/> "Three weeks later, Kamerlingh Onnes reported his results at the April meeting of the [Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen]. For the resistance of ultrapure mercury, he told the audience, his model had yielded three predictions: (1) at 4.3 K the resistance should be much smaller than at 14 K, but still measurable with his equipment; (2) it should not yet be independent of temperature; and (3) at very low temperatures it should become zero within the limits of experimental accuracy. Those predictions, Kamerlingh Onnes concluded, had been completely confirmed by the experiment" (van Delft & Kes, p. 41). <br/><br/> "Kamerlingh Onnes's career at Leiden spanned four decades. His central work was the measurement of properties of matter at very low temperatures. Researchers in other countries had recently succeeded in liquefying air (78.6 K), and Kamerlingh Onnes set out to follow them. It was not until 1892 that his apparatus for liquefying air and oxygen was in operation ...With this apparatus, which produced large quantities of liquid air and oxygen, Kamerlingh Onnes pursued research lines following Van der Waals (molecular properties) and Lorentz (electromagnetic properties). In both areas he made crucial contributions. But to reach yet lower temperatures necessary to investigate the simplest substances, hydrogen and helium, a different apparatus was needed. James Dewar had liquefied hydrogen in 1898, and Kamerlingh Onnes needed a new apparatus in order to compete. Because the new method used compressed gases, the safety concerns of the city government had to be addressed, and the first apparatus was not ready until 1905. By the following year, with an improved apparatus, Kamerlingh Onnes was able to produce large quantities of liquid hydrogen (20.4 K), and in 1908 he succeeded in liquefying helium (4.2 K). For this achievement he received the Nobel Prize in 1913. Until 1923 Kamerlingh Onnes's laboratory (named after him in 1932) was the only place in the world where helium could be liquefied. <br/><br/> "With this apparatus, Kamerlingh Onnes was able to reach temperatures as low as 1 K, and eventually 0.83 K. In his investigations of the electrical properties of substances at low temperatures he expected electrical resistance to decrease to a certain point and then increase without bounds. To his surprise, however, he found, in 1911, that it decreased to zero, and that it did so discontinuously when a metal reached a certain transition temperature. The phenomenon of superconductivity remained unexplained until the 1950s" (from <i>A History of Science in The Netherlands</i>, Brill, 1999). <br/><br/> According to van Delft & Kes (p. 43), Kammerlingh Onnes's report of his 8 April experiment was published first in the offered journal, and was reprinted later in the same year in Vol. 13 of the <i>Verslagen van de Afdeeling Natuurkunde der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam</i>, although on the first page it is stated that the article was translated from the KNAW. The superconductivity paper is preceded in this issue by a paper by Kmmerlingh Onnes & C. A. Crommelin (120a). "Isotherms of monatomic substances and of their binary mixtures. IX. The behavior of argon with regard to the law of corresponding states" (pp. 1-13 and the plate). <br/><br/> For a detailed account of the work of Kammerlingh Onnes and his research team, based on a study of his original notebooks, see: Dirk von Delft & Peter Kes, 'The discovery of superconductivity,' pp. 38-42 in <i>Physics Today</i>, Vol. 63, No. 9, September 2010.. Pp. 3-5 (second series) in Communications of the Physical Laboratory of the University of Leiden, No. 120, April 1911. 8vo (243 x 165 mm), pp. 13, 5, with one folding plate. Original printed wrappers. A very fine copy

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        Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

      Heinemann, UK 1911 - London, Heinemann, 1911. First Rackham Edition. This being a publisher's mock binding in leather over limp boards. A fine copy with a little offsetting to the endpapers and light spotting to the fore edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liljecronas hem.

      . Orig. udg. Stockh.: Bonnier 1911. 292 s. - Medindbd.: Körkarlen. Stockh. 1912. 216 s. Priv. hlvldr. Bindet sign. Nanna Grönvall, Malmö..

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        Il ponte al sole &#150; Die Brücke in Stampa. Holzschnitt. 1911.

      - 15 : 14,8 cm auf dünnem Japanbütten 44,5 : 31,5 cm. Stauffer 16/c. &#150; Du Carrois 10/II. &#150; Druck der posthumen Auflage von 1964 in 30 Exemplaren mit dem Rundstempel in der unteren rechten Ecke: &#132;Neudruck v. Originalstock. GIOV. GIACOMETTI" und der Numerierung in Bleistift auf 30. &#150; Ganz tadelloses Exemplar ohne Montagespuren.

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        MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE: Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Center 1907-1909 With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy

      The Polar Publishing Co, 1911. Cloth. Very Good. 1st Edition; xx, 604pp, illustrated, frontispiece, plus 49 b/w photographic illustrations. Original brown pictorial cloth lettered in gilt. Cook's original purpose in exploring the region west of Greenland was ostensibly to organize a hunting expedition. Just north of Etah, Cook decided that conditions were good enough for an assault on the North Pole, and set out on his journey over the sea ice with two Eskimo companions, two sledges and 26 dogs. Cook is one of the most controversial figures in the history of polar exploration. His supporters claim that he was the hero of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, the first to climb Mt. McKinley, and the first to stand at the North Pole (allegedly only four days before Robert Peary). Others insist that Cook faked his claims to both Mt. McKinley and the North Pole, and continued a career of deceit by using the mail to defraud investors in a Texas oil promotion, for which he was convicted and spent five years in federal prison. The endless controversy and debate continues over what Cook's true accomplishments were. [Ricks: p.70; Smith: 1976; Wickersham: 4904 (later printing)]. Shelfware, top and bottom of spine, corners bumped and begining to fray, eps beginning split, minor foxing and some pages slightly wrinkled, contents clean. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 1984. .

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        The Sensitive Plant

      William Heinemann/ J.B. Lippincott Co., London/Philadelphia 1911 - Deluxe Edition in original publisher's full vellum binding with elaborate gilt stamped cover design and decorations and lettering on spine. In exceedingly scarce first state dust wrapper issued with this book, bearing "Cash Price in/ Great Britain/ and Ireland/ 15/- Net" on spine (later jackets with trade editiion omitted this). Charles Robinson's masterpiece with 18 tipped-in full color plates (tissue-guarded) as well as illustrations in tint on nearly every other page. Illustrated endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut. Except for two oil stains to cover, near fine. The only copy of the Deluxe Edition we have seen with this wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Printed, and Crossed in ink:] Embermesék és tündérmesék. [In Handwriting:] Emberen innen emberen túl. ([Printed, and Crossed in ink:] Man-Tales and Fairy-Tales. [In Handwriting:] Within Man, Beyond Man.)

      Márkus Samu Nyomdája, Budapest 1911 - Press proof of an unpublished book. Printed only on rectos. With corrections in ink on several versos and on almost every printed pages. Numerous inset leaves with holograph corrections. Balázs's name and address in ink on flyleaf by his hand. In original green cloth. 179, (1) leaves. Seven short stories by Béla Balázs (1884-1949) the Hungarian writer, poet, film maker and critic. This collection has never been published. From this proof only the last story "Történet a Lógody-utcáról, a tavaszról, a halálról és a messzeségr?l" (Story About Lógody Street, the Spring, the Death and the Distance) has been published in 1912 (Balázs lived in Lógody street until 1912, on the flyleaf his later address is written). It was published by Jen? Gömöri whose handwritten note on the title page of this story is saying: "Only this should be set. Gömöri. Reduce it into 32 pages". "Csend" (Silence) has been puplished in 1908 in the literary magazine "Nyugat". "Ibolya" has only published in the magazine "Renaissance" in 1910, later Balázs has never compiled it into any his collections, and it has never been published since. The other stories were published in books of collected short stories. A unique piece. Béla Balázs (1884-1949) was a Hungarian-Jewish film critic, aesthete, writer and poet. He is known as the the librettist of Béla Bartók's "Bluebeard's Castle" and the writer of the scenario for Bartók's ballet "The Wooden Prince". During his university studies in Budapest he became close friend to Zoltán Kodály, Béla Bartók and Georg (György) Lukács. He continued his studies in Paris and Berlin where he attended Georg Simmel's lectures. In World War I he volunteered for the Hungarian army and served at the front. After the fall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919 he fled to Vienna where he started to write film reviews for the newspaper "Der Tag". His first book on film, "Der Sichtbare Mensch" (The Visible Man) was published in this period in Vienna in 1924. The book had influence on Russian film makers such as Sergei Eisenstein and Vsevolod Pudovkin. His second book on film "Der Geist des Films" was published in Berlin, where he moved in 1926. Balázs wrote the screenplay for G. W. Pabst's film of "Die Dreigroschenoper", and worked together with Leni Riefenstahl making the film "Das Blaue Licht". In the early 1930's he was invited to Moscow to make a movie about the Hungarian Revolution in 1919. He stayed in the Soviet Union, taught film aesthetics at Moscow's State Film Institute until 1945 when he returned to Budapest. He was involved rebuilding the film industry, started to teach at the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts. His last work was the screenplay of Géza von Radványi's film "Valahol Európában" (It Happened in Europe) in 1948. Press proof of an unpublished book. Printed only on rectos. With corrections in ink on several versos and on almost every printed pages. Numerous inset leaves with holograph corrections. Balázs's name and address in ink on flyleaf by his hand [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Linnaea borealis. Spejlvendt.

      . Traesnit. Oplag ca. 70 - 80 stk. trykt pa kinapapir. 35x19 mm. Monteret i passepartout af beige syrefrit karton klar til indramning. Anvendt i Raderforeningens udgave af Blichers "Traekfuglene". * I arene 1911-1913 arbejder Johannes Larsen, pa opfordring af Raderforeningen, med traesnittene til St. St. Blichers "Traekfuglene", som bliver et af höjdepunkterne i hans grafiske produktion. Han havde laert traesnitkunsten af xylograf F. Hendriksen og han lavede 82 traesnit til bogen, hvoraf 76 blev anvendt. Bogen blev trykt af Kristian Kongstad i Helsingör og udkom i 1914 i et oplag pa 800 eksemplarer. Holger Rasmussens bibliografi over Johannes Larsens grafiske arbejder nr. 69..

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        Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

      New York, Stokes (Druck: Vienna, M. Munk), o. J. (ca. 1911).. 24 unnumerierte Blätter mit 12 Chromolithographien nach Illustrationen und reichlich Buchschmuck von Heinrich Lefler und Joseph Urban. 4° (Format ca. 31,5x26 cm, Orig.-Halbleinen mit farbig illustr. Orig.-Schutzumschlag.. Erste englischsprachige Buchausgabe mit denselben Illustrationen die für die Ausgabe "Andersen's Kalender 1911" verwendet wurden. Erschienen bei Strokes, Druck allerdings bei Munk in Wien! - First english book edition of the illustrations used for "Andersen's Kalender 1911." Designed and illustrated by Lefler and Urban, masters of the Vienna Secession, and printed by the same publisher as the Austrian edition. 12 chromolithographed illustrations by Lefler and Urban, plates and text within wide elaborate Jugendstil motif borders. Thin small folio, pictured dustjackett. - "Among the most noticeable Christmas books, then, is a copy of Andersen, twelve of his famous tales, very beautifully illustrated with marginal illuminations, and with pictures quite unusual in feeling and color. Seldom does anything so sumptuous come into a child's possession, and the pictures are of such quality that they will appeal to older persons as well. Where all is so good it seems almost unnecessary to choose out any for special mention, but " The Nightingale," with its truly Chinese setting and effect, and the " Little Sea-Maid " are particularly noticeable. The colorschemes are beautiful, and the fairylike, dreamlike quality of the Tales themselves, the fascinating possibility of the True behind the Seeming Real, has been preserved throughout. This is among the most charming gift-books of the season." (The North American Review (1911-12-01), Seite 935). Zur ersten deutschsprachigen Ausgabe "Andersen Kalender 1911", siehe Doderer II, 330; Heller, Bunte Welt 112; Ries 676, 14. - Der Umschlag etwas gebräunt und mit leichteren Randläsuren. Vorne mit leichten blauen Verfärbungen, am Rand rechts kleine Abschabstelle (ca. 1,5 cm), unterhalb des Titels mit einigen kleineren Braunspuren, verso mit Bleistifkratzspur (ca. 3 cm), einige kleinere Braunflecken. Die Vorsätze etas braunschattig, sonst gut erhalten! - Dekorative und sehr seltene Variante der Wiener Secessionskünstler Lefler und Urban. - In Englisch.

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        The 1911 Revolution and China's political development (fine) Research Series Revolution Centennial Library(Chinese Edition) XIN HAI GE MING YU ZHONG GUO ZHENG ZHI FA ZHAN ( JING )/ XUE SHU YAN JIU XI LIE / XIN HAI GE MING BAI NIAN JI NIAN WEN KU

      Central China Normal University Pub. Date :2011-07-01 version 1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pages Number: 684 Publisher: Central China Normal University Pub. Date :2011-07-01 version 1. Contents: Preface Chapter 1911 Revolution and the evolution of a Chinese political thought and political ideology of the late 19th century before the review 1. How do traditional political Thought 2. innovation and old-fashioned ideas rise and fall of two of the six decades since the early years of the 20th century Enlightenment round 1. promote nationalism and national consciousness (2) removal of a... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Zur Theorie des Ferromagnetismus.Berlin: Julius Springer, 1928. First edition.

      A remarkable association copy, from the library of Niels Bohr, of Heisenberg's solution of the problem of ferromagnetism. Bohr and Heisenberg are also linked by the subject matter of the present work. In his doctoral thesis <i>Studier over Metallernes Elektrontheori</i> (1911), Bohr proved what was later called the 'Bohr-van Leeuwen theorem', which shows that classical physics cannot account for magnetic phenomena. This probably provided at least part of the motivation for his subsequent work on quantum theory, of which Heisenberg gave the first mathematically consistent formulation in 1925. In this paper, Heisenberg applies his new quantum mechanics to finally explain one of the most puzzling magnetic phenomena, that of ferromagnetism.<br/><br/> "Following a series of papers published in the years 1925 to 1927 - during which quantum mechanics was developed, interpreted and applied to atoms with more than one electron outside a closed shell - Werner Heisenberg solved the mystery of ferromagnetism using the concept of spin plus the exclusion principle formulated by Wolfgang Pauli, which states that two electrons with the same energy and momentum cannot occupy the same quantum state. In other words, two electrons with the same energy but different spins can lie in the same orbital. The facts that an electron has spin, as well as charge, and that two identical electrons must occupy different states, are the keys to the periodic table. <br/><br/> "Until then, the force aligning the electron spins could not be explained in terms of known interactions, none of which was strong enough. In the words of Paul Dirac: "the solution of this difficulty [...] is provided by the exchange (<i>austausch</i>) interaction of the electrons, which arises owing to the electrons being indistinguishable one from another. Two electrons may change places without our knowing it, and the proper allowance for the possibility of quantum jumps of this nature, which can be made in a treatment of the problem by quantum mechanics, gives rise to the new kind of interaction. The energies involved, the so-called exchange energies, are quite large." <br/><br/> "By applying such an energy tax on indistinguishable particles, Heisenberg proposed a model that counted up all the spins and included the exchange interaction between nearest neighbours only; for example, in a linear chain of spins, only two neighbouring spins would count, in a square lattice, four. When these were summed, Heisenberg found a ground state (lowest-energy configuration) in which all the spins of the electrons lined up in parallel - that is, a ferromagnetic state without the need for any external magnetic field" (<i>Nature Milestones: Spin</i> http://www.nature.com/milestones/milespin/full/milespin05.html). <br/><br/> From 1924 to 1927, Heisenberg (1901-1976) was a Privatdozent at Göttingen. In September 1924 Heisenberg went to work with Niels Bohr, director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of Copenhagen. In the following May, he returned to Göttingen and, with Max Born and Pascual Jordan, over a period of about six months, developed the matrix mechanics formulation of quantum mechanics. His seminal paper 'Über quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen' was published in September 1925. On 1 May 1926, Heisenberg began his appointment as university lecturer and assistant to Bohr in Copenhagen. In the following year, Heisenberg was appointed <i>ordentlicher Professor</i> of theoretical physics and head of the department of physics at the University of Leipzig. "Heisenberg's research in Leipzig concentrated upon applications and extensions of quantum mechanics. In 1928 he showed that a quantum-mechanical exchange integral that had played a crucial role in his earlier solution of the helium problem could account for the strong molecular magnetic field in the interior of ferromagnetic materials" (DSB).. Pp. 619-636 in Zeitschrift für Physik, 49. Band, 9. & 10. Heft. The entire issue offered here 8vo (229 x 155 mm), pp. 609-752. Original printed wrappers. From the library of Niels Bohr with his name ('N. Bohr') stamped on upper cover. A very fine copy

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        LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST (1910). Opera in tre atti di G.Civinini e C.Zangarini. Riduzione per Canto e Pianoforte di C.Carignani. timbro a secco Dicembre 1910 (Pl.n°113300).

      RicordiPrima edizione. Cm.26,8x19,8. Pg.(10), 334. Legatura in mz.tela non editoriale con titoli in oro al piatto anteriore. Ritratto dell'Autore in platinotipia Bertieri, Torino / Mentone. Su di esso la dedica autogarfa "Alla Contessa Matilde Orsetti, ricordo di Giacomo Pucini. Torre del Lago, Febbraio 1911". Bella firma estesa.

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        Fran Pol till Pol. Första - tionde tusendet. 2 vols.

      . Stockholm: Bonnier 1911. 476 + (4); 600 +(4) pp. + "Förord till "Fran Pol till Pol" av Sven Hedin", 12 pp. Richly illustr. Publisher's blue pictorial cloth. * Läseböcker för Sveriges ungdomsskolor utgivna av Alfr. Dalin och Fridtjuv Berg. First edition. Rare copy with the preface, which was printed seperately after the book was published, loosely enclosed..

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        MEMOIRES ET TRAVAUX DU DOCTEUR CAULET REUNIS EN 1910 / Remarques sur l'action sedative immédiate des sources ferrugineuses de Forges-les-eaux dans quelques affections nerveuses / Notes et observations pour servir a l'histoire de Traitement Thermal etc.

      SOCIETE FRANCAISE D'IMPRESSION / DELAHAYE V. ADRIEN ET CIE 1911 - R320059958: Environ 150 pages augmentées d'un frontispice en noir et blanc du Docteur CAULET - Plats et contre-plat SOMMAIRE TITRE : Remarques sur l'action sedative immédiate des sources ferrugineuses de Forges-les-eaux dans quelques affections nerveuses / Notes et observations pour servir a l'histoire de Traitement Thermal dans les maladies du coeur / contriburion a l'Histoire de la dyspepsie - Etude sur le siege et les conditions pathologiques de l'affection dite dyspepsie intestinal / TRibut a l'etude de Traitement Thermal pendant la grossesse / De la valeur des procédés dits cliniques de dosage de l'Urée / Etudes analytiques sur la cure de Saint-Sauveur - Des impressions cutanées tactiles et thermiques pendant le bain / De l'action Utérine des Eaux de Saint-Sauveur / Contribution a l'historie de la douche Ascendante Intestinale / Nouvelle contribution a l'etude du traitement Thermal pendant la grosses (1892) / Etude physiologique et therapeuttique du Bain Tempéré / L'Action Sédative de la Cure / Du traitement thermal des indigents dans le departement des Hautes-Pyrénées / Les sources d'indications differentielles des Eaux dans le traitemetn thermal des maladies des Femmes / REmarques sur le developpement et surles traditions de quelquess stations Thermales allemandes / La cure-taxe et les Eaux minérales françaises / Remarques sur l'etat actuel de la medecine et de l'industrie thermales / La fausse grossesse de la Reine de Serbie / De la valeur "hydrotherapique" du bain de siege froid. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems. With the Ballad of Reading Gaol.

      . 11th edition. London: Methuen & Co. 1911. Small 8vo. VIII + 320 pp. Uncut in nice contemporary halfleather with goldlines on spine and boards and top edge gilt..

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        Prix Bolyai. Procès verbal des Séances de la Commission internationale de 1910

      Magyar Tudományos Akadémia (Société Franklin), Budapest 1911 - Only edition. Published unbound. 38 p. The "International Bolyai János Prize of Mathematics" founded by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, in 1902 with the aim to compensate the lack of Nobel Prize in the field of mathematics. It is awarded in every five years to mathematicians having published their monograph describing their own important new results. The prize was given first time in 1905 to Henry Poincaré and for second time to David Hilbert. Because of the outbreak of WWI and other historical and political reasons the prize was not given until the year 2000. David Hilbert was awarded in 1910 by the committee of Gyula (Julius) K?nig, Gusztáv Rados, Gösta Mittag-Leffler and Henry Poincaré. In the brochure there is a short description of the Prize, a few words about the committee and the declaration that for the years 1905-1906 Hilbert is awarded. The following 36 pages is the report of Poincaré about the works and achievements of Hilbert in fields of invariant theory, transcendent number (e constant after Lindemann), arithmetics, the (Hilbert-)Waring theorem, geometry, integral equations and the Dirichlet's principle. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Equinox The Official Organ of the A.A. Vol.1 Number VI

      Weiland & Co., London 1911 - 1911 The Equinox The Official Organ of the A.A. Vol.1 Number VI by Aleister Crowley. Contents Include: Liber X-Liber CCCLXX, The Scorpion by Aleister Crowley, The Earth by Francis Bendick, Sleep Ethen Archer, Circle, The Electric Silence, The Autumn Woods by Victor Neuburg, The Dangers of Mysticism, Special Suppliment the Rites of Eleusis. 124 pages including several additional pages of advertisements of occult books by Crowley and others. In original paper covered illustrated board binding! Paper over boards are still bright with crest in red and green. Soiling and shelfwear to boards but internally clean. Original spine label present. Would make a fine addition to any occult library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE BALLON LIBRE

      Published by Librairie Aeronautique, 1911. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Theory and practical. Captain du Genie DO. Hot air balloons. Modern three-quarter calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. viii and 506 pages plus adverts to rear. B/w illustrations and photos. Binding is beautiful. Bookplate to front pastedown. Light page browning and a few grubby marks. Couple of ink stamps to prelims and top margin of one page. Just a few annotations mostly in pencil to margins. [S]

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        PETER AND WENDY

      Hodder and Stoughton. London. No Date. (1911). FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo, (8 x 5.8 inches). Complete with mono illustrated title and twelve full page plates by Bedford. Gilt decorated green cloth boards illustrated with Peter Pan, two Mermaids and the Crocodile, all within a decorative border, on front board. Spine with lettering and illustration including Captain Hook, Peter Pan, two Mermaids and some Fairies, all stamped in gilt. Cloth and gilt are very bright and vibrant on the spine and front board although there is a small area (about the size of a finger nail) at the bottom outer corner of the front board that is a little faded. A remarkable, tight and fresh copy that is free of any foxing. The endpapers have some light offsetting as a result of the glue used in production, and there is a neat previous owners name written in ink otherwise this is a fine, bright copy of this classic book. Publishers ink publication date stamp (Oct 18 1911) and small black label from the Harrods circulating library on the rear blank endpaper although the book is so clean internally it looks like it cannot have ever been read, let alone by several people so it is likely that it never actually made it to the library shelves. First editions of this famous book are getting harder to find and most copies suffer from foxing to the text pages. Copies in as good condition as this rarely come on the market. The true First printing of this classic title, featuring Captain Hook, Never-Never Land, The Lost Boys, Nana and, of course, Tinkerbell (or Tinker Bell as she is named in this story).

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        WANDERING GHOSTS

      New York: The Macmillan Company,. 1911. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] [1-2] 3-302 [303-311: ads] [312-314: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by M. Leone Bracker,. original dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, fore-edge untrimmed.. Mild rubbing to lower corner tips, a bright, nearly fine copy. A very. sharp copy snd uncommon thus. (#110232). First U.S. edition. The major collection of Crawford's weird tales, issued two weeks earlier in Britain as UNCANNY TALES. "... Crawford's reputation rests mostly on his short horror fiction, collected posthumously as WANDERING GHOSTS ... but written mostly in the 1890s. Paramount among them is the tale of the suicide-haunted stateroom, 'The Upper Berth,' one of the most reprinted of all ghost stories. Others are the vampire story 'For the Blood is Life,' and ghost tales 'The Screaming Skull' and 'The Dead Smile.' Crawford has a skill for raising his fiction to heights of terrifying power and he ranks almost unequaled among the masters of fear." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 59. "... legendary collection of ghost and horror stories ... [Crawford's] short stories ... rank among the best in weird fiction." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 100-01. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-17. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 448. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 2054-58. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-63. Bleiler (1978), p. 52. Reginald 03546. BAL 4249.

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        Biblioteca Oriental comprende 2.747 obras relativas á Filipinas, Japón, China y otras partes de Asia y Oceanía con comentarios y 96 reproducciones en facsímil, 15 de ellas tiradas aparte en excelente papel de hilo [Two Volumes]

      Madrid: P. Vindel, 1911-1912. First edition. Full sprinkled sheep, raised bands, spine with red morocco title labels and blue morocco volume labels, marbled endpapers, top edges red, original stiff paper wrappers bound in. Near fine, slight rubbing to spine, minor soiling to bound in wrappers. 8vo. Illus. with 15 folding and 96 in-text reproductions. 2747 items described. Pedro Vindel (1865-1921) was a well respected antiquarian bookseller in Madrid who purchased the Orientalia collections of Jose Toribio Medina, Canovas del Castillo, Justo Zaragoza, V. Barrentes, Eduardo Navarro, and others. Medina's collection was rich in important works on the Philippines, which ultimately ended in in the hands of Philippine collectors and national libraries including those in America, especially from the collection of Edward Ayer, (now in the Newberry). Spain & Spanish America I, 733.

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        The Sensitive Plant

      London/Philadelphia: William Heinemann/ J.B. Lippincott Co., 1911. First edition. Deluxe Edition in original publisher's full vellum binding with elaborate gilt stamped cover design and decorations and lettering on spine. In exceedingly scarce first state dust wrapper issued with this book, bearing "Cash Price in/ Great Britain/ and Ireland/ 15/- Net" on spine (later jackets with trade editiion omitted this). Charles Robinson's masterpiece with 18 tipped-in full color plates (tissue-guarded) as well as illustrations in tint on nearly every other page. Illustrated endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut. Except for two oil stains to cover, near fine. The only copy of the Deluxe Edition we have seen with this wrapper.

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        [Moser, Kolomon, Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffman, O. Koskoshka, etc.] Almanach Der Wiener Werstatte

      Wien & Leipzig: Bruder Rosenbaum, [1911]. First edition. Original publisher's light tan cloth with superb light brown embossed design both covers and spine by Josef Hoffmann, celebrated leader of the Wiener Werkstatte movement. Hoffmann also designed book borders and vignettes in the book. Super illustrations throughout, some full color, by Klimt, Moser, Kokoshka, Dzeschka, Loffler and more. A fine copy of a rare and beautiful Wiener Werkastatte title featuring nearly all of the heavy hitters in the art movement.

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        Die Kronpratendenten

      Leipzig: 1911, Berlin. S. Fischer for the Society of Bibliophiles. Elephant folio bound in rich dark brown crushed morocco with gilt interlocking and bold gilt borders on both covers as well as additional stylized gilt designs on inner dentelles all in the style of Henry van de Velde, superb interpretive illustrated endpapers with #210 of 250 Numbered Copies. 24 exquisite etchings by Alois Kolb and four full-page magnificent etchings with tissue guards, each one signed in pencil at bottom right by Kolb. Top edges gilt. An expansive production of a scarce work on the private press of the Royal Academy of Graphic Arts in Leipzig, Georg Belwe letterpress, Richard Berthold images and initials. Alois Kolb (1875-1942) was a Viennese artist and book illustrator known for his painterly etchings. In an impressive and period binding showing the Viennese influence on design.

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        Autograph - Metropolitan program

      - BJÖRLING, JUSSI (1911-1960), Swedish opera-singer. Autograph in blue ink on the front cover of program for the Metropolitan opera, season of 1956-1957, for the Verdi opera Don Carlo. Also with autograph of Jerome Hines and Nicola Moscona.Small 4:o (230x165). 21 pp. One page (17) with advertisment for Björling records. Program with vertical fold in the middle, minor tear to margin on cover.Jussi Björling (Bjoerling) played the leading part of Don Carlo, Hines-Philip II and Moscona-The grand inquisitor. (Bjorling, Bjoerling) åäö

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