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        The birds of the British Islands.

      London: E. Grant Richards, 1906-1911. - Large quarto,four volumes ( of five, lacks volume three). Binder's cloth, untrimmed, a few spots. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe. Révision systématique des Macrolépidoptères connus jusqu' à ce jour.

      Stuttgart, Kernen, 1911-1945. 20 volumes (bound in 27). Large 4to (320 x 248mm). With 1364 chromo-lithographed plates. 21 volumes uniformly bound in half calf, titles lettered in French, 6 volumes in portfolio. A fine complete copy and in some ways a supernumerary copy of the rare French edition of Seitz' 'Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde'..... The German and English edition were both published by Kerner Verlag in Stuttgart. Due to the second World War some volumes remained incomplete. The French edition, however, was published by Eugène Le Moult (1882-1967) and also distributed by him. The plates of all three language editions were printed by Kernen Verlag. The French edition is the least complete edition. Otto Kerner gives the following comment why the French edition sometimes has less plates: 'Nous avions réservé toutes les planches pour Le Moult, mais il n'avait pas l'argent pour les payer et enfin nous les avons maculées'. //The set is composed as follows:/Faune Paléarctique:/Vol. I: pp. viii, 380 with 89 plates (complete and all published); Vol. II: pp. 479, with 56 plates (complete and all published); Vol. III: pp. iii, 511, with 75 plates (complete and all published); Vol. IV: pp. v, 479, with 25 plates (complete and all published)./Supplément:/Vol. I: pp. vii, 404, with 16 plates (complete and all published); Vol. II: pp. vi, 312, with 16 plates (complete and all published); Vol. III: 26 plates, (no French text was published and only the 26 plates appeared); Vol. IV: 26 plates (no French text was published and only the 26 plates appeared)./Faune Americaine:/Vol. V: pp. xi, 1141, with 203 plates (complete and all published); Vol. VI*: pp. 1-600, with 198 plates (all published of the French edition); Vol. VII: pp. 1-156, with 57 plates (all published, the text was not completed); VIII: 16 plates (all published, no text appeared, only the 16 plates)./Faune Indo-Australienne:/Vol. IX: pp. xii, 1210, with 177 plates (complete and all published); Vol. X: pp. ii, 1-663, with 104 plates (all published of the French edition); Vol. XI**: pp. 1-296, completed with the German edition pp. 297-496, with 57 plates (all published); Vol. XII: pp. 1-44, with 17 plates, (all published of the French edition). /Fauna Africaine:/Vol. XIII: pp. 615, with 80 plates (complete and all published); Vol. XIV: pp. 600, with 80 plates (complete and all published); Vol. XV: pp. iii, 1-22, with 30 plates (all published of the French edition); Vol. XVI: 16 plates (all published, no text published of the French edition).///*Volume VI is all published of the French edition, the copy has been completed however with the English text, which runs from page 600-1451 (the numbering of pages of the French and English and German edition is the same) and has 3 more plates than the French edition./**Of volume XI we offer pages 1-296 of the French text. The French text should run to 328, which is all published of the French edition. We have however completed the copy with pp. 297-496 of the German text (the numbering of the pages of the German, English and French edition is the same).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        An introduction to the theory of statistics

      London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1911. First Edition. Cloth. Very good. 8vo (200 × 140 mm), pp. xiii, [1], 376; 53 diagrams and figures, some folding; ink inscription to title-page; joints rubbed, else very good in publisher's blind blocked red cloth. First editionGeorge Udny Yule (1871-1951) was a prolific writer, but the work for which he is most remembered now is that offered here in its first edition, his Introduction to the theory of statistics (1911). So popular was it as a textbook that it went through a total of fourteen editions.Yule was a student of Karl Pearson, one of the pioneers of modern statistics, and having studied at first University College London and the at Bonn (where he worked with Hertz), he returned to University College to work for Pearson as a demonstrator in 1893. Yule stayed at the College until 1899 when he found work as an examiner. He continued to work in the field of statistics, however, and his endeavours saw him elected to the Royal Statistical Society, winning its Guy Medal in 1911, and serving as president from 1924-1926. In 1912 Yule was given the newly created lectureship in statistics at Cambridge, where he remained for the rest of his life.'Among Pearson's followers, G. Udny Yule introduced in 1900 a parameter Q (for "Quetelet"), to which his name is still attached, for associating two pairs of properties and their negations (for example: from the four, do smoker's tend also to be non-drinkers?). Like Pearson's r, Q lies between -1 (answer "no") and +1 (answer "yes"), and no association is suggested when Q=0. Yule published the first of many editions of his fine Introduction to the Theory of Statistics in 1910 [sic].' (Grattan-Guinness, p. 702).

      [Bookseller: Abel Rare Books Ltd.]
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        If Boticelli were an "Artist on the Spot". Hockey Match Between the Early Italian Schools (For Girls), Old Giorgornians v Cimabeauties, Off-Side in Rather a Bad Scrum

      c. 1911. Pen and ink, pencil and watercolour. Image size: 31 x 22.5 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a gilt wooden frame. Signed in black pen lower right, "Charles Robinson, Me Fecitted" and titled below the image. Published in the Black and White magazine "Art Antics" 1911.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Purchasing Power of Money - Its Determination and Relation to Credit Interest and Crises

      New York: The Macmillan Company. Hardcover. 515 pages plus advertisements. Index. Fold-outs. Second edition of the 1911 original. "The purpose of this book is to set forth the principles determining the purchasing power of money and to apply those principles to the study of historical changes in that purchasing power." - from preface to the first edition. Gilt lettering clearly legible upon green cloth backstrip. Small decorative blind-stamp atop front free endpaper. Occasional pencil underlining to contents. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of this classic work which remains vitally important in the present environment of so-called quantitative easing. . Good. 1913. Second Edition.

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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 made 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."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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].

      P. Vindel 1911-1912, Madrid - 436; 251, [1] pp. 8vo. 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. Illus. with 15 folding and 96 in-text reproductions. Catalogo de la libreria de P. Vindel [n.s.] t. IV-V. 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. Near fine, slight rubbing to spine, minor soiling to bound in wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        HISTORIA DE LOS HETERODOXOS ESPAÑOLES, por el doctor. VII volúmenes, correspondientes a las Obras Completas. 2ª edición refundida. Ordenada y anotada por Don Adolfo Bonilla y San Martín y anotada y dirigida por Don Miguel Artigas

      - 8. Madrid. Establecimiento Tipográfico de Fortanet. Imprenta de Ramona Velasco. Librería General de Victoriano Suárez. 1911-1932. Siete volúmenes. O.C. In 4º, 516pp-2h, 362-cliiipp, 420-clviipp-1h, 441-liipp-1h, 436-lxxxipp-1h, 487-xiiipp-1h, 517pp y vuelta. Lámina aparte con retrato heliograbado del autor, por Dujardin de la fotografía original de Kaulak, con papel de seda protector. Tela actual, tejuelo, cinta punto de lectura. Sellos estampillados, no en interior, todos conservan sus cubiertas originales, salva vol. I y III que carecen de la delantera. Muy buen ejemplar, muy limpio y sólido. Notables y extensas notas a pie, algunas bibliográficas. Obra clásica del polígrafo y erúdito santanderino. En principio, fue pensamiento e iniciativa de Gumersindo Laverde y se remonta a sus años de estudiante. Laverde pensaba que su discípulo escribiese una serie de semblanzas de herejes o heterodoxos españoles célebres. Pero, en manos de Menéndez Pelayo fue mucho más. Comprende la historia completa de la vida espiritual de España hasta el siglo XV, separada de las enseñanzas de la Iglesia. La época del Renacimiento, analiza detalladamente el brote y extensión de las ideas protestantes en España, su represión por la Inquisición y continúa con los judaizantes y las hechicerías durante los siglos XVI y XVII. Y, por último, se refiere a los afrancesados del siglo XVIII, su filosofía y política, la penetración de la acción anticatólica en España, la influencia de la Revolución Francesa y del liberalismo progresista. Marcelino se enfrenta con las doctrinas e ideas de sus contemporáneos, que considera inadmisibles con frases llenas de vigor, reprochándo aquello que considera como actividades antiespañolas. En definitiva, magna obra de investigación y de referencia para cualquier biblioteca humanista que se precie. Escasean ejemplares completos en esta segunda edición. Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo, 1856–1912. CCPB000594497-X.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros

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        Pottery and Porcelain Bearing the Arms of the Livery Companies of the City of London in the Possession of Frederick Arthur Crisp

      Frederick Arthur Crisp, Grove Park Press, London 1911 - Privately printed by F. A. Crisp, number 2 of a limited edition of 150. A catalogue of the pieces in his collection, it includes six color plates, plus an appendix of mottoes ( for example, "By Hammer and hand all arts do stand" - Blacksmiths; "Sal, sapit omnia" - Salters; "Weave truth with trust" - Weavers). Laid in is a private circular from 1907 announcing a catalogue, again privately published by Mr. Crisp in a limited edition of 150, of Armorial China, with representative plates; laid into that are someone's hand-written notes. Also laid in is an undated catalogue of Pottery and China made at Lowestoft, with extensive handwritten notes in pen and pencil.Covers are green with white corners and spine. Small bubbles under both front and back covers, tear on spine, some chipping away on the slightly raised gilt title on spine.Staining on endpapers from laid-in material. Interior pages very bright. This volume will require extra insurance fees for shipping. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tobermory Books]
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        The Door in the Wall and other Stories

      New York and London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First Edition. Boards. Very Good. First Edition. [2], [1]-153, [1 blank], [1] pages plus 10 gravures (including the frontispiece). 11 1/4 x 15 inches. Tan cloth spine with paper boards and embossed gilt lettering. Spine and covers are soiled and stained, corners soft and worn. Small chip to edge of base of front board. Bright and clean internally, noting a badly erased previous owner's name on the front flyleaf and the usual gravure offsetting. Bookseller ticket on front flyleaf (W. B. Clarke Co. Boston). Boards. 600 copies of this book were printed, but only 300 complete sets of illustrations printed in gravure by Coburn. Other copies are found with no illustrations, some with a single gravure, some later examples with reproductions of the original gravures. This copy is one of the 300 copies with a complete set of the original gravures.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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      München (Munich), Germany: Hyperion-Verlag/Hans von Weber, 1911. publisher's full vellum with calligraphic titling in black ink. folio. publisher's full vellum with calligraphic titling in black ink. cccxliv, (ii) pages. Text in German. Limited to 1507 numbered copies. This is one of 100 copies printed on white woven Dutch paper and bound thus. The Modern Language Review 6:4 (October 1911), 567. Kudrun, also known as the Gudrunlied, is a Middle High German epic, probably written in the early 13th century, perhaps influenced by the Nibelungenlied. It is based on the sea and is known for the prominent role given to women. It focuses on the trials and triumphs of Princess Kudrun. See also Georgetown University Library Associates 24 (Februray 1989), 3, which notes that this work is printed on handmade paper. Covers lightly soiled. Front free endpapers chipped at edges and lightly soiled.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Rosas bravas: acto em verso.

      Lisbon, "A Editora", (1911). - One large wood-engraved headpiece, one page printed in ochre and black. (1 blank l.), 45 pp., (1, 1 blank ll.), 1 color halftone illustration tipped onto 2-leaf bifolium of blue paper inserted between pp. 22-3. 8°, original illustrated wrappers (slight wear), in folding case of marbled paper with gilt leather label on front of case. In good to very good condition. Author's presentation inscription "A Columbano, // querido Amigo e // mestre, ofrece" signed and dated May 1911, on recto of front free endleaf. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this play about a Franciscan friar set in fourteenth-century Italy, performed for the first time on April 5, 1911, at the Teatro da Republica, Lisbon. The color illustration by Thomás Bordallo Pinheiro is of the original stage design by Augusto Pina. Included is a one-page musical theme for oboe specially composed for the performance by the Portuguese composer Thomás Borba.Afonso Lopes Vieira (1878-1946) was Portugal's best traditional poet of the twentieth century. In 1916 he resigned his post as Redactor da Câmara dos Deputados in Lisbon in order to dedicate himself to reading and to poetry. His home, S. Pedro de Moel, became a haven for artists, musicians and writers. He also travelled extensively in Europe and North Africa, and reminiscences of these travels often appear in his works.The author's earliest published works were written as a student at Coimbra, 1897-1900, e.g. @Para quê?, 1897, and @Náufrago, 1898. From this melancholy phase he passed into a nationalistic one, in which he publicized early Portuguese literature, aiming to "reaportuguesar Portugal tornando-o europeau." During this period he helped prepare an edition of Camões (1928) and edited Montemayor's @Diana, the @Amadis, and Rodrigues Lobo. His Portuguese translation of the @Poema do Cid was published in the periodical @Lusitânia, of which Lopes Vieira served as secretary. He also wrote works for children, e.g. @Animais nossos amigos, 1911 and @Canto infantil, 1912.@Provenance: Colombano Bordalo Pinheiro (1857-1929), one of the greatest and most original Portuguese painters of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centures. See Pamplona (revised ed.), II, 111-22. He was a member of the "Grupo do Leão", which included a number of the most illustrious artists, writers, and intellectuals of the day, and his famous painting of some of the artists of the group is now in the Museu de Arte Contemporânea in the Chiado, Lisbon.---- Innocêncio XXII, 23. Santos, @Exposição bibliográfica de Afonso Lopes Vieira, p. 9. See Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (17th ed., 2001), p. 961; Bell, @Portuguese Literature, p. 337: "There is a certain strength as well as a subtle music about his verse which is of good promise for the future." Also Maria Amélia Gomes in Machado, ed., @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 501?2; Fernando Guimarães in @Biblos, V, 844?6; and @Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, III, 214?6. NUC: TNJ, NCU, MH. OCLC: 3946577 (New York Public Library, Harvard University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of New Mexico, Vanderbilt University, University of Wisconsin, Bibliothèque Universitaire Rennes, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, British Library). Porbase locates eight copies: three each at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and Biblioteca João Paolo II-Universidade Católica Portuguesa- and one each at the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto and Biblioteca Tomás Ribeiro-Câmara Municipal de Tondela. Copac repeats British Library only. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country. Arabia in Picture and Story.

      New York etc., Fleming H. Revell Co., (1911). - 8vo. 125 pp. With frontispiece, 15 plates and several text illustrations (including a map of the Gulf coast and the first page of a Quran). Original illustrated cloth. First edition of this account of travel through the Arabian desert. - S. M. Zwemer (1867-1952), the "Apostle to Islam", was a missionary at Basra, Bahrain, and at other locations in Arabia from 1891 to 1905. He was a member of the Arabian Mission (1890-1913) and served in Egypt from 1913 to 1929. He also traveled widely in Asia Minor and was elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London. - A good, clean copy without the front flyleaf. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2379. OCLC 5163501. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Five Niagara Falls photos, all signed and or inscribed by Jennings at the reverse.

      [1911] 1911 - 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.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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911: First American Edition, First Printing, with "Published October, 1911" and the Scribner colophon present on the copyright page. In Very Good condition. Previous owner name and date on front free end paper. A few pages show short edge tears, a few slightly exposed hinges. Light tide mark to frontis. Cloth shows darkening at the spine, light edge wear and rubbing, and a few small areas of discoloration to the base of the spine and the front board. A lovely copy.

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        The mind of primitive man,: A course of lectures delivered beffore the Lowell Institute, Boston, Mass., and the National University of Mexico, 1910-1911,

      The Macmillan Co, 1911. Unknown Binding. Good.

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        Le pain. Öl auf Leinwand. 1925. Unten links signiert u. datiert: F.Appenzeller 1925". Rücks. auf der Leinwand nochmals signiert. Verso auf dem Rahmen numeriert u. bezeichnet: No. 4. "Le pain".

      - 55 : 46 cm. Auf dem alten Keilrahmen des Künstlers. - Nach einem längeren Aufenthalt in Genf (1911-1925) war Appenzeller in Paris ansässig. - Plüss/von Tafel. Künstler-Lexikon der Schweiz XX. Jahrhundert. I, 26.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        The Morality of Women and other essays

      The Ralph Fletcher Seymour CO 1911 - The Morality of Women and other essays. by Ellen Key. Authorized Translation from the Swedish by Namah Bouton Bothwick. Published by The Ralph Fletcher Seymour CO. Fine Arts Building, Chicago. 1911. First Edition. first state, the true first edition and includes these points:The translators name misspelled as "Namah" instead of "Mamah" ; Titled The Morality of Women instead of Woman; No spine copy; Half Title Page copy "The Morality of Women" Title Page copy, "The Morality of Women by Namah Bouton Bothwick" instead of "The Morality of Woman by Mamah Bouton Borthwick." Body type has 25 line type instead of 26 line type; 77 pages instead of 78 pages. Grey cloth hardcover with black embossed lettering and gilt embossed design on front cover. Solid, square binding. This is very good copy of an extremely rare and important book with connections to the early feminist movement, tragic murders and Frank Lloyd Wright's biography. This copy was in the personal library of Dr.James Fulton Percy MD, a leading surgeon in the field of breast cancer in the early 20th century. There is a bookplate on the inside cover and his signature above it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tipperary's Families: Being the Hearth Money Records for 1665-6-7

      James Duffy & Co., Ltd - 1911. 205pp. A very rare book. Cloth boards, with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Bookplate on inside front cover. Bumped. Some stains. Good, clean copy, bright text. This very rare book contains the muster roll of the inhabitants of Tipperary five years after the restoration of Charles the second. Previous owner's bookplate on ffep. Keywords: Irish life, local history, public records, taxes. First edition copy. . . . Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland .

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        Rolf in the Woods.

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City 1911 - Presumably in a remainder state binding of apple green cloth, stamped in black and brown (the regular binding is dark green cloth with black, brown and gilt stamping). Bookplate on second blank leaf. Else a fine book in a very nearly fine dust jacket with only very minor edgewear, but with a price over-stamp on spine and front flap, raising the printed price from $1.50 to $1.75. Not a common book in jacket and in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stories from Hans Andersen with illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1911 - No.441 of a de luxe edition limited to 750 copies, with limitation signed by Dulac. 28 tipped-in colour plates; top edge gilt; page fore-edge untrimmed; end papers (printed with stylised peacocks) a little browned; lacks ribbon ties; Used - Very Good. VG folio hardback in full vellum with gilt in Poor

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      Édition de la Nouvelle Revue Française Marcel Rivière & Cie 31, rue Jacob, Paris, Paris 1911 - [Récit]. Édition originale (Éo) rare. Premier tirage avec l'achevé d'imprimer du 29 mai 1911. Exemplaire sur Vergé d'Arches au filigrane de la Nouvelle Revue Française. [Bibliographie des auteurs modernes de langue française (1801-1941) ; Talvart et Place VII ; 45 ; 28A] ; [A. Naville ; XXXVI] ; [Vignes, n°4]. " Édition originale achevée d'imprimer le 29 mai 1911 (5 fr.). - N.B. Isabelle a d'abord été publiée dans La Nouvelle Revue Française des 1er janv., 1er févr. et 1er mars 1911. Nouvelle " édition originale " achevée d'imprimer le 20 juin 1911. La justification du tirage porte cette mention : " Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 500 ex. sur vergé d'Arches ", tirage presque totalement détruit à l'exception de quelques volumes conservés par l'auteur, l'imprimeur ayant par mégarde fait une justification inégale des pages ; l'édition suivante, qui porte l'achevé d'impr. du 20 juin 1911, a été corrigée après réimposition partielle pour rétablir la justification." (Talvart et Place). Le livre est dédié à André Ruyters. " Le langage de Monsieur Floche fleurissait dès l'aube. Sans trop écouter mes réponses, il me questionna sur Gaston Boissier son ami, et sur plusieurs autres savants que je pouvais avoir eus pour maîtres et avec qui il correspondait encore de loin en loin ; il s'informa de mes goûts, de mes études. Je ne lui parlai naturellement pas de mes projets littéraires et ne laissai voir de moi que le sorbonnien ; puis il entreprit l'histoire de la Quartfourche, dont il n'avait à peu près pas bougé depuis près de quinze ans, l'histoire du parc, du château ; il réserva pour plus tard l'histoire de la famille qui l'habitait précédemment, mais commença de me raconter comment il se trouvait en possession des manuscrits du XVIIme siècle qui pouvaient intéresser ma thèse. Il marchait à petits pas pressés, ou, plus exactement, il trottinait auprès de moi ; je remarquai qu'il portait son pantalon si bas que la fourche en restait à mi-cuisse ; sur le devant du pied, l'étoffe retombait en nombreux plis, mais par derrière restait au-dessus de la chaussure, suspendue à l'aide de je ne sais quel artifice ; je ne l'écoutais plus que d'une oreille distraite, l'esprit engourdi par la molle tiédeur de l'air et par une sorte de torpeur végétale. En suivant une allée de très hauts marronniers qui formaient voûte au-dessus de nos têtes, nous étions parvenus presque à l'extrémité du parc. " (André Gide, Isabelle, p.38-39). De la bibliothèque Marcel de Merre (ex-libris contrecollé sur une page) [Achevé d'imprimer le vingt-neuf mai mil neuf cent onze par " The St. Catherine Press Ltd " Canal, Porte Ste Catherine Bruges, Belgique] Plein maroquin lavallière, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue de dos, double filets dorés sur les coupes, doublures de maroquin lilas encadrées d'un filet doré, tête et tranches dorées, couverture bleue à encadrement typographique noir et dos conservés, étui (Huser) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Studier over metallernes elektrontheori. Afhandling for den filosofiske doktorgrad.

      V. Thaning & Appel / J. Jørgensen, Copenhagen / Hannover 1911 - A fine copy of Niels Bohr's doctorial thesis. "Bohr’s doctoral dissertation, Studier over metallernes elektrontheori(1911), was a purely theoretical work that again exhibited a mastery of the vast subject he had chosen, the electron theory of metals. This theory, which pictures the metallic state as a gas of electrons moving more or less freely in the potential created by the positively charged atoms disposed in a regular lattice, accounted qualitatively for the most varied properties of metals; but it ran into many difficulties as soon as a quantitative treatment was attempted on the basis of then accepted principles of classical electrodynamics."In order to throw light on the nature of these difficulties, Bohr developed general methods allowing him to derive the main features of the phenomena from the fundamental assumptions in a very direct way. He could thus clearly exhibit the fundamental nature of the failures of the theory, which were in fact attributed to an insufficiency of the classical principles themselves. Thus, he showed that the magnetic properties of the metals could in no way be derived from a consistent application of these principles. The rigor of his analysis gave him, at this early stage, the firm conviction of the necessity of a radical departure from classical electrodynamics for the description of atomic phenomena." (Rosenfel in DSB). Bohr’s "thesis had pushed him to the outer frontier of classical physics. It could just be that these experiences encouraged him to push into areas beyond, into the mysteries of quantum physics, as he was soon to do" (Abraham Pais). Rosenfeld, Bohr Bibliography, no. 3; Dictionary of Scientific Biography II, pp. 239; Pais, Niels Bohr’s Times, p. 111; see pp. 107-11) Large 8vo (256 x 180 mm), original printed wrappers, upper right corner very slightly bumped, short closed tear to the lower left corner, very faint rubber stamp (unreadable) to the front wrapper, old price to the half tile, the two announcements of the defense laid in - in all a fine copy in its original state. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Suffragette: The History of the Women's Militant Suffrage Movement 1905-1910

      SCARCE COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, E. SYLVIA PANKHUSRT19cm x 12.5cm, (7-3/4 x 4-3/4 inches), (18), [3]-517pp. including index. Our copy signed & dated by E.  Sylivia Pankhurst, 19 June 1911, on the front free endpaper. Original faded purple cloth, faded spine lettered in gilt, with front cover lettered in white and blocked with a superimposed triangular device in the suffragettes'  purple, white, and green colours. Errata and acknowledgments pages. Two  prefaces by the  author, (one dated January, 1911 and the other May, 1911), thirty-one b & w photographs, Index at the end. Gilt decorated cloth, black and white frontis photograph of Ms. Pankhurst,  Spine ends  and corners  bumped and worn, spine faded and gilt faded a bit, covers scuffed, front hinge  is cracked and book is thus loose. Frontis tissue yellowed,  pages lightly toned, some  pencil writing on rear paste-down, a few small  stains on first few  pages, otherwise interior is clean. Good condition only but scarce signed by Pankhurst.This book, printed in America, under the publishers name of London, Gay & Hancock Limited, as noted on the bottom of the copyright page, "Printed in the United Sates of America". Another American edition was published by Sturgis & Walton Co., New York:, 1911 issued with a dust jacket, however, it is unknown if this copy was published before or after this American edition. First UK edition was published by Gay & Hancock, London,  in May 1911 with a second printing of the UK book June 1911.A short  newspaper article is laid in the book. Titled "Mrs.  Pankhurst Complains of Harsh Gaol Treatment"  (the Monitor, no date,  presumably a London newspaper), the article chronicles  the disparity  between Mrs. Pankhurst's version of her treatment in prison and  what  the Home Secretary told the House of Commons. An interesting contemporary article. A history of the  Women's Suffrage movement by Estelle Sylvia Pankurst (1882-1960) who  was at the forefront of the social struggles  at the beginning of the  20th century. She was involved with the Women's Social  and Political  Union (WSPU) founded by Emmeline Pankhurst, and Sylvia herself  founded the East London Federation of the Suffragettes.

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      Meiningen, 21. VI. 1911. - 4to. 2 pp. With autograph envelope. To Director Beckerath about a concert to be held at Bad Pyrmont. - On stationery with printed letterhead of the hotel "Sächsischer Hof" at Meiningen.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Tegernsee, [Anfang August 1911].. 3¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit einigen Zeilen eh. Nachschrift seiner Gattin Elsa.. &quote;Heute früh hier ankommend, fand ich Ihre Bilder, mir von Leipzig aus nachgesandt, hier vor. Viel schönsten besten Dank! Und soeben lese ich in der Abendausgabe [...], daß Ihr Kurhaus seit heute früh brennt und der Brand sehr großen Schaden angerichtet habe! Wie ist denn diese gräßliche Geschichte passiert? Ist's Brandstiftung? Mir erschien das Haus doch so solid gebaut, so viel Stein u. Eisen, daß einem ein Brand fast unmöglich erschien! Und Sie selbst werden jetzt zu thun haben, daß Sie abends todmüde ins Bett sinken! Wir hatten heute auch einen schönen Schrecken: hier angekommen, klagte unsere Älteste (6 Jahre) über rege Leibschmerzen. Der sofort geholte Arzt machte zuerst bedenkliche Gesichter', sprach von Blindarm; aber Gott sei Dank, die Sache scheint sich in Wohlgefallen aufzulösen; die Kleine liegt sehr vergnügt in ihrem Bettchen! Hat Fritz Busch wegen Arolsen 21. Januar immer noch keine Nachricht? - Ich bitte sehr darum, daß ich da baldmöglichst Nachricht erhalte - auch wegen Programm u. Mitwirkenden! Wir könnten doch in Arolsen leicht dasselbe Programm mit denselben Mitwirkenden machen wie letzthin bei der Matinee in Pyrmont [...]&quote;. - Die Datierung gemäß einer wohl a. d. Hand d. Adr. stammenden Notiz am linken oberen Rand der Recto-Seite von Bl. 1.

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        A Modern Drama - Fejlödésének Története

      Budapest, Franklin-Társulat, 1911.: First Edition; Literaturwissenschaft; Rare Books; Soziologie. Kl.-8°.. Extraordinary beautiful volumes of this early work. Gilt lettering on spine. Boards in excellent condition. Außergewöhnlich guter Zustand dieser frühen Ausgabe mit nur ganz geringen Gebrauchsspuren.

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      Fundición Tifografica Richard Gans - Madrid. 1911. 33X25. 2h+57+3h (1 de ellas propaganda suelta). Cartoné con relieves. Fotografia original de Richard Gans con su firma correspondiente. Gran obra compuesta con el tipo "Antigua Veneciana" impresa en una maquina "Autocromo" con un tipo de papel brillante aleman de gran calidad a parte contiene todas sus maquina, rotativas, litograficas, tipograficas, etc. Bello ejemplar y raro. Ref 100 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bronzes Grecs d'Egypte de la Collection Fouquet

      1911 Paris La Bibliothèque d'Art et d'Archeologie 1911 - tirage limitée à 300 ex., ceci n° 189 - 36,5 x 27,2 cm - XXI+(1 blank)+97 pgs+(3) + 40 planches - broché (soft cover) - la couverture est usée, restaurations au dos, témoins non coupés et poussiéreux mais à l'intérieur en bon état, planches en bonne condition, photos sur demande (cover used, restaurated at the back, edges untrimmed and dusty but inside fine, plates fine) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Devant sa glace. In Front of her Mirror

      Paris: Gustave Pellet, 1911. Drypoint. 200 x 150 mm. One of 4 impressions on vellum, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. With the red stamp of the publisher, Gustave Pellet (Lugt. 1193). Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire, Tome 13, 1965, no. 176. A 413. E303.

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        The Purchasing Power of Money - Its Determination and Relation to Credit Interest and Crises

      New York: The Macmillan Company. Hardcover. 515 pages plus advertisements. Index. Fold-outs. Second edition of the 1911 original. "The purpose of this book is to set forth the principles determining the purchasing power of money and to apply those principles to the study of historical changes in that purchasing power." - from preface to the first edition. Gilt lettering clearly legible upon green cloth backstrip. Small decorative blind-stamp atop front free endpaper. Occasional pencil underlining to contents. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of this classic work which remains vitally important in the present environment of so-called quantitative easing. . Good. 1913. Second Edition.

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      Paris, Nouvelle revue française - Marcel Rivière et Cie 1911 - Livre épuisé In-12 (19,2 x 13,3 cm), demi-maroquin à coins sertis de filets dorés, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couv. et dos conservés, 205 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Il s'agit du premier livre de la nrf revêtu de la couverture crème à triple filet d'encadrement noir et rouge, ici en simili-japon. Condition : Edition originale de cette pièce en 3 actes. Exemplaire de premier tirage sur vergé, à la date du 26 mai 1911, la même que les 20 exemplaires réimposés réservés pour la Société des XX, avec la couverture datée de 1911. Un second tirage, limité à 50 ex. réimposés sur vergé d'Arches, sera imprimé un mois plus tard le 20 juin 1911. Justification par vignette gravée représentant une vue de Prague. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, sur un feuillet rapporté, placé avant le faux-titre : "A M. Octave Mirbeau / hommage de l'auteur / Paul Claudel". Exemplaire très bien relié, la couverture de premier tirage à l'adresse de la rue Jacob conservée. Rare avec envoi. 300g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Good Boy Seldom: A Romance of Advertisement [Advertising Agent Novel]

      Methuen & Co London (1911) - First Edition. Romance of a genius young advertisement agent and the ÒQueen of Musical Comedy.Ó Scarce in dustjacket. Near Fine, in Very Good plus fragile dustjacket with some partial splitting at flap edges, and some shallow loss to spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ein neues Laboratorium zur Erforschung der bedingten Reflexe. Offprint

      1911. Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich (1849-1936). Ein neues Laboratorium zur Erforschung der bedingten Reflexe. Offprint from Ergebnisse der Physiologie 11 (1911). 8vo. 357-371pp. 250 x 168 mm. Original printed wrappers, creased vertically, holes punched in left margin. Inscribed by Pavlov to physiologist Ernest Henry Starling (1866-1927) as follows: “Dem Prof. E. H. Starling mit vielen Grüssen vom Verfasser.” First Edition Offprint Issue. Pavlov received the 1904 Nobel Prize in physiology / medicine for his studies of the physiology of digestion, which revealed the part that the nervous system plays in controlling digestive secretions. In conducting his physiological researches, Pavlov introduced the method of long-term or continuous experimentation, which—in contrast with traditional vivisectional methods—allowed him to study the operation of physiological processes in healthy animals under normal conditions over extended periods of time. His investigations of the nervous system’s role in digestion led him to explore the phenomenon of “psychic” stimulation; i.e., salivary secretion prompted by the sight or smell of food rather than by direct contact. In Pavlov’s hands this became a powerful tool for investigating the functions of the cerebral cortex and the physiology of behavior. The most famous outcome of his researches is, of course, the artificial conditioned reflex, in which physiological processes such as salivation are arbitrarily associated with stimuli such as the ringing of a bell.Pavlov presented this offprint, discussing a new laboratory for studying conditioned reflexes, to the British physiologist Ernest Henry Starling, co-discoverer (with Bayliss) of pancreatic secretin (1902; see Garrison-Morton 1024) and co-developer (again with Bayliss) of the theory of hormonal control of internal secretion (1905; see Garrison-Morton 1122). Pavlov had been a strong advocate of the “nervist” doctrine of physiology, which held that the nervous system controlled most body activities; however, Starling and Bayliss’s discovery of secretin, which confirmed the humoral (rather than nervous) transmission of impulses from the intestine to the pancreas, forced Pavlov to rework his theories of digestion (see Babkin, Pavlov, pp. 228-230). Magill, The Nobel Prize Winners: Physiology or Medicine, pp. 61-68. 

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        My Attainment of the Pole. Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Cinter 1907-1909. With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy

      New York: Polar Publishing Co. 1911, 1st Edition. () xx,[2],604pp. Very good. Quarto in original gilt lettered illustrated brown cloth. 31 plates (including frontispiece portrait), illustrations, diagrams, and facsimiles. Foredge has some minor old staining. A bit of old staining on the spine otherwise the spine is bright. Generally very clean and crisp contents. Arctic Biblio. 3389. Inscribed and signed by Cook in 1912 on the front free endpaper, at the Lotos Club in New York City. Cook's narrative of his shoe-string expedition on which he claimed to have reached the north pole. The first edition is much scarcer than the 1912 and 1913 reprints. Although Cook signed quite a few copies of the reprints, a nice copy of the true first edition is much more difficult to find these days..

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        High Germany; eleven sets of verse

      Duckworth and Co, 1911 [i.e. 1912] - Very light soiling to wrappers and (review?) label removed from upper wrapper, just a little foxing, but a very nice copy . Review Copy with stamp on title-page "To be published 5 Feb 1912". Scarce Harvey A35 The stamp confirms Harvey’s estimated month and year of publication, although the title-page is dated 1911. This copy also has the ownership signature of the author R. Ellis Roberts, who contributed an article to the New Directions "Homage to Ford Madox Ford - A Symposium". Original tan wrappers, lettered and decorated in green, with the errata-slip [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U. („J. V. Widmann").

      Bern, 28. März 1911. - ½ S. Kl.-4to. „Über jedem Neste baut der Himmel Paläste: | Wolkenburgen in Sonnenglut. | Es ist kein Fleck zu arm auf Erden, | auf ihm ein Mann u. Held zu werden. | Du zage Seele, fasse Mut! [.]". – J. V. Widmann war seit 1868 Vizedirektor, dann auch Direktor einer Mädchenschule in Bern. „1880 auf Verlangen pietistischer Kreise entlassen, wurde er Feuilletonredakteur der Zeitung ‚Der Bund’ und förderte Autoren wie Robert Walser und Carl Spitteler" (DBE). „Seine literarischen Werke, zu denen Theaterstücke, Erzählungen, Versepen und Reiseliteratur gehören, sind heute weitgehend vergessen. Zu Lebzeiten war Widmann einer der einflußreichsten Literaturkritiker und -förderer der Schweiz. Er war mit Gottfried Keller und Johannes Brahms befreundet, korrespondierte mit Carl Spitteler und entdeckte Robert Walser, dem er zu ersten Veröffentlichungen verhalf" (Wikipedia, Abfrage v. 9. XI. 2009). – Darunter eine siebenzeilige e. Eintragung mit U. des amerikanischen Arztes Frederick William Stuart (geb. 1860). – Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt.

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        The Quest of the Silver Fleece

      Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co.. 1911. First. First edition. Bookplate of "The Wrights" on the front pastedown, and a tiny bit of wear at the crown, but near fine with the spine lettering easily readable, lacking the rare dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the front fly. The author's first novel, and exceptionally uncommon signed. .

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