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        CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM DICKENS Re-told by his Grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens and others. With an introduction by Percy Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Harold Copping. Edited by Edric Vredenburg.

      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd 1911 - 148, [4]pp. catalogue. Illustrated with 12 colour plates and numerous line drawings within the text. Original blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Dickens Centenary stamp on front pastedown endpaper. This edition was issued to aid 'The Daily telegraph' Fund to benefit the five grand-daughters of Charles Dickens. Preceeding the half-title page is a printed limitation leaf bearing the signatures of the five Dickens grand-daughters, and stating that this is copy number 284 of an edition of 500. Modern four line dedication on front free endpaper. Foxing to title page and prelims and some lesser irregular spoting further on; however the body of the text is clean. Binding is in excellent condition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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        THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (Two Volumes complete)

      John Lane, the Bodley Head / John Lane Company, London / NY 1911 - (UK)First English Language Edition No markings, toning to the endpapers, very light rubbing to the cover corner tips, solid VG; no Dj. Two volumes, each about 22.5 x 15 cm, Wedgewood blue-grey cloth with white borders and gold titles to cover and to spine, top edge gilt. Volume I: cii, 578pp. Volume II: vii, 580pp, index. 16pp publisher's ads. No illus. Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855-1927) was a British-born naturalized German political scientist and his work THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (which was pulbished in germany in 1899) became one of the main literary supports for Teutonic supremacy and the pan-Germanic movement in the early part of the 20th century. Chamberlain grouped all Euopean peoples into the "Aryan Race", seen as a racial elite. The Germans, he argues, saved Western Civilization from Semitic domination. There is alengthy introduction by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale. A heavy set. (4.2 JM HOQ 103/1 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phantom of the Opera

      Bobbs-Merrill 1911 - First Edition, First Printing with Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders and Printers Brooklyn, N.Y. printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a superb facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Gaston Leroux First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE NOVELS. The Thornton edition

      John Grant. Edinburgh. 1911. 12 VOLUMES, including Mrs Gaskell`s life of Charlotte. Complete. Illustrated throughout with mono plates. Finely bound in recent half tan morocco, raised bands, red and green labels, gilt. Spine compartments decorated with gilt. Tan cloth on boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A fine set of the most popular edition.

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        Ethan Frome

      Scribner's 1911 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with 'Wearily' at bottom p. 135 unbattered or also known as perfect type. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the spine and panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with a stunning facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Wharton First Editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECORD OF RECENT CONSTUCTION, NOS. 61-70, BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

      Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham Williams & Co., Philadelphia, PA 1911 - Issues 61 through 70 from 1907 to 1911 of Baldwin Locomotive Works' "Records of Recent Construction," with original wrapper covers, custom bound into hardcover for William L. Austin with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Austin entered the firm Baldwin Locomitive Works in 1870 and in 1885 became a partner in the firm of Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co., and later Chairman of the Board of Baldwin. Issues 61] Steam Locomotive of the Future, by Lawford H. Fry; 62] Balanced Compound Locomotives; 63] Record of Recent Construction, 1907; 64] Locomotives Built for the Central Railroad of Brazil; 65] Mallet Articulated Compound Locomotives; 66] Smoke Box Superheater - Feed Water Heater; 67] Locomotives Recently Built for Passenger Service; 68] Mallet Articulated Locomotives; 69] Mallet Articulated Locomotives for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Systerm; 70] Walschaerts Valve Gear. Bound in original red calf with raised bands and lettering and intricate border design stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Top of text block in gilt. Light wear at several corners and along spine. A handsome, near fine, bright copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        ETHAN FROME

      1911. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. 1 preliminary page + 4 pp undated ads. Original red cloth. First Edition of Edith Wharton's best-known book, a grim novella sited on a bleak Massachusetts farm. "As in THE HOUSE OF MIRTH, the central problem is that of the barriers imposed by local convention upon an individual whose happiness depends on rising above them" [OCAL].~This copy's leaves have a gilt top edge, and the word "wearily" is printed properly at the bottom of p. 135. Both copies with gilt top edge and copies with plain top edge appear with this word both perfect and battered: therefore, although it is generally assumed that "wearily" became battered during the 6000-copy print run (though it's possible it became battered and was then fixed), one cannot assume that the 2500 copies with gilt top edge were printed or issued earlier than the 3500 copies with plain top edge. In any event, this is a nearly fine copy (two early signatures on the front paste-down). Garrison A19.1.a.

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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.

      Warne 1911 - FIRST EDITION, (first and second impressions are identical), 27 full-page colourprinted illustrations (including frontispiece) and a title-vignette, all by the author, pp. 86, 16mo., original dark green boards, backstrip and front cover lettered in white above and below the onlaid illustration, tiny scuff mark to front cover just affecting ‘W’ in Warne, but the covers overall in very nice condition, short gift inscription on the front pastedown, very good (Linder p.429)

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        DUGUAY - TROUIN. 1910 - 1911

      72 plates 1911 - No publisher. No place. Many b&w plates and one photograph. Text in french. 4to. oblongo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Birds of the British Islands. 5 vols. Complete.

      1911 1911 - London 1906-1911. Folio. Or.buckram (covers flecked; spine faded). With 2 fold. col. maps, a double-page diagr. , and 318 full-page engrv. plates by Lilian M. Medland each with a captioned tissue-guard. Title-pages in red/black ink, and in cludes a 10pp. list of subscribers. Important. NOTE: What is of particular significance is the illustrator. Lilian Medland went on to marry Tom Iredale, the distinguished Australian ornithologist, and did extensive work on numerous Australian/New Guinea Species of birds; purported to have worked closely with G.M. Mathews on his monumental work "The Birds of Australia", and an unpublished series pertaining to Australian Kookaburras. Lilian Medland

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        Twinkle and Chubbins: Their Astonishing Adventures in Nature-Fairyland

      The Reilly & Britton Co., Chicago 1911 - Hardcover in original pictorial boards. 8vo. First edition. Book is in Very Good condition. There is a one-inch strip of wear along bottom edge of front board, and light all-over soiling. Corners are rubbed through at the very tips. Binding is solid, pages are clean, and the color plates, by Maginel Wright Enright, are in Fine condition. There is some offsetting of the color onto the pages opposite. Overall, a handsome copy of a scarce title. 384 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signed Program for the unveiling of Gutzon Borglum?s ?Seated Lincoln? ? Roosevelt presented the statue to the City of Newark ? Borglum later carved the faces of Lincoln and Roosevelt with Washington and Jefferson on Mount Rushmore

      Program Signed ?Theodore Roosevelt? on front cover board beneath engraved ?Ceremony / of the / Unveiling / of the / Lincoln Monument / Van Horn Bequest / Newark, New Jersey / May 30th 1911.? Cover boards, eight page insert, 6.25? x 9?, tied together with ribbon. Minor flaw at top edge of cover, scattered light soiling. Fine condition. Accompanied by the original 10? x 6.5? mailing envelope to Miss Westerberg in Roselle, New Jersey, postmarked Newark, N.J., May 30, 1911.?The New York Times? reported the ceremony the next day. Headed ?40,000 Cheer Roosevelt / Ovation for the Colonel at the Lincoln / Statue Unveiling in Newark.? In part, ?Col. Theodore Roosevelt participated in the unveiling of the bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln yesterday in Newark in the presence of about 40,000 persons. The dedication ceremony was on the plaza of the Essex County Court House. The speaker got a noisy welcome. He held his silk hat high above his head and bowed vigorously. In the course of his speech, the

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        Jahrbuch für die geistige Bewegung 1911 (= 2. Jahrgang),

      Verlag der Blätter für die Kunst, Berlin / Otto von Holten, 1911 - 158 S., 1 Bl. Gedruckt bei Otto von Holten. Inhalt: Wort der Herausgeber; Karl Wolfskehl: "Weltanschauung" des Jahrbuchs; Friedrich Gundolf: Wesen und Beziehung; Berthold Vallentin: Zur Kritik von Presse und Theater; Robert Boehringer: Über Hersagen von Gedichten; Kurt Hildebrandt: Romantisch und Dionysisch; Ernst Gundolf: Über Stil; Paul Thiersch: Form und Kultus; Friedrich Wolters: Gestalt. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar m. geringf. Alterungs- u. Gebrauchsspuren am Einband (Kanten teils leicht berieben, Ecken u. Kapitale teils leicht bestoßen), Schnitt u. Seitenränder dezent nachgedunkelt, innen textsauber u. gepflegt. Kein Besitzvermerk. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gebundene Ausgabe, OHLn., m. goldgepr. RTitel, Buntpapierbezug, KFarbschnitt, Buntpapiervorsatz, Antiqua-Satz

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        Three Years in the Confederate Horse Artillery. SIGNED by Roger Preston Chew

      New York & Washington: Neale Publishing Company, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. This copy SIGNED in ink at the first blank page by Roger Preston Chew ("Compliments R.P. Chew") who was commander of Chew's Battery. 8vo, [8] & 3 - 362 pages. Publisher's gilt lettered green cloth. Dornbusch/ Military Bibliography of the Civil War II: 1136; Howes/ U.S.iana N 33; Eicher/ Civil War in Books 285; Krick/ Neale Books 347. Spine browned, covers soiled, spine & lower cover partially mottled, top edge dusty. The author served under Chew in "Chew's Battery," which eventually became part of the famous Laurel Brigade under Stonewall Jackson's command. The narrative is based on Neese's war-time journal & is described by Robert Krick as "one of the scarcest and most desireable of Neale books dealing with the Civil War."

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        Mémoires. L'intervention française au Mexique

      Librairie Emile Nourry, Paris 1911 - 3 volumes. Volume 1. vi+314 with frontispiece and plates; volume 2. 372 pages with frontispiece and plates. volume 3. 518 pages with frontispiece and one plate. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x6 1/4") Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering to spine and raised spine bands; marbled boards. Preface par M. le Cte de MoüyFirst edition. Mémoires: L'Intervention Française au Mexique by Charles Blanchot. This very rare memoir by Charles Blanchot was aide-de-camp to General Bazaine, Supreme Commander of French Forces in Mexico during Mexico's Second Empire. There is so much in here that has never seen light in either Spanish or English, for instance: the powerful if behind-the-scenes role of Doña Juliana de Gómez Pedraza, widow of Manuel Gómez Pedraza, and the vicious if, as Blanchot suggests, unfounded rumors circulating in Mexico City about Bazaine in 1866-7. Blanchot, who married an American of French origin in Mexico City, also offers a detailed and lively portrait of Mexico City society at the time. Condition: First signature of volume one detached with some edge wear along the fore-edges, title to volume two detached, binding edges and hinges rubbed, spines darkened. A good copy of a very rare and scarce work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Original Team Portrait Photograph of an African-American Baseball Team]: Grace Presbyterian Base Ball Team Champions Presbyterian Brotherhood League Season 1911

      [Chicago]: H.T. Webb, 32 S. Clark St.. 1911. Mammoth plate silver gelatin portrait photograph. Image size approximately 19" x 14.5" on 22" x 19" thick card mount. Hand captioned beneath the image: "Grace Presbyterian Base Ball Team Champions Presbyterian Brotherhood League Season 1911." Toning and small nicks on the edges of the mount only, lettering is rubbed but easily readable, the image is fine. Spectacular portrait of 15 African-American men, all but three in uniform, with trophy, mitts, and a catcher's mask. One of the three men in street clothing is on crutches, all members of an African-American amateur baseball team from Chicago (references to the photographer Webb appear in various Chicago sources; he also seems to have photographed some of the Chicago White Sox players). Grace Presbyterian was established in 1888 as a storefront African-American church that existed until around 1917. The Presbyterian Brotherhood was a men's club meant to promote masculine Christianity. We have been unable to determine whether the Presbyterian Brotherhood League was segregated or not. Chicago had a vibrant African-American culture after the First Great Migration. While we have been unable to identify individual players, the professional black baseball teams of Rube Foster were thriving in this period, and further investigation is probably warranted. An unusually large and aesthetically satisfying image. Portraits of African-American baseball teams from this era, especially mammoth plate images, are rare. .

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        FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NILS By SELMA LAGERLOF 1911

      NY: Doubleday, 1911. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. TITLE: FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NILS By SELMA LAGERLOF 1911 AUTHOR: SELMA LAGERLOF PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & CO., NY 1911 EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Children, rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Brown BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: TRANSLATED By VELMA SWANSTON HOWARD. ILLUSTRATIONS By ASTRI HEIBERG. First Edition assumed. DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & CO., NY 1911. THERE ARE NO OTHER DOUBLEDAY 1911 COPIES FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!! CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket. The outside is in fair plus condition with a very very mild loss of the white writing on the spine. There is a small sized black marker line on the bottom fore edge. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 539 pages COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 10 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 004684.

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        EUGENIE GRANDET.

      Paris Ferroud 1911 - In-8°, 16.6x24.1 cm., 266 pp., belle édition illustrée du classique de Balzac. Les 26 compositions d'Auguste Leroux - en texte et hors texte, dont un frontispice - ont été gravées sur bois en couleurs par Florian, Froment et Duplesses. Relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 1200 exemplaires dont 1020 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches numérotés de 181 à 1200. 1570 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Secret Garden

      New York - Amsterdam: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1911. 375 pages, old ink stain on the back pastedown and end paper, beside that is very good interior.Blue cloth bound volume with black title on pasted white plate on the front board. One corner of plate is little bit torned. Black titling on white pasted plate on the spine of the book. Hint of shelf rubbing on the blue cloth bound volume, few whitish spots on the front board and spine of the book. Top tip of spine little bit torned, trace of shelf wear on both tips of spine. Sewn inding is still tight, pages are clean with only trace of aging / toning. . 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾ Octavo.

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        Eugénie Grandet.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs, Ferroud, 1911. - Grand in-8 reliure 1/2 maroquin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée AUSSOURD (très légères rousseurs éparses). 264 pp. Illustré de 26 compositions par Auguste LEROUX, gravées sur bois par E. Florian, Froment et Duplessis. Tirage limité à 1200 exemplaires, celui-ci un des exemplaires (n° 296) sur Vélin d'Arches. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Der japanisch-russische Seekrieg 1904-1905. Amtliche Darstellung des japanischen Admiralstabes. Auf Veranlassung der Schriftleitung der Marine-Rundschau übersetzt. I. Die Bekämpfung der russischen Seestreitkräfte in Ryojun; II. Das Zusammenwirken der Flotte mit dem Landheere und die Operationen gegen das russische Geschwader in Wladiwostok vom Kriegsbeginn bis zum Ende des Jahres 1904; III. Die Schlacht in der japanischen See und die Tätigkeit der Flotte bis zum Friedensschluss. [THREE VOLUMES].

      Berlin, Mittler 1911 - Three volumes. Royal octavo Pp. vi, 275, errata leaf loosely inserted; viii, 263; vi, 355. Plus respectively 19, 11, 9 folding lithograph sketch maps in rear pockets with caption lists. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's full green-blue cloth, large gilt lettering to covers, gilt decorated spines, pattern endpapers. Minor wear to spine ends, some minor foxing, else a lovely set in a very good condition. ~ First edition.

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        Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho).

      Kyoto Geisodo Yamada Naosaburo 1911 - Small folio. Folding album consisting of twelve ink wash and color prints on thirteen sheets, each bearing Seiho's chop mark. One of the key figures of modern Japanese painting, Seiho (1864 - 1942) absorbed elements of European-style painting -- Impressionism, in particular -- and successfully fused them into traditional Japanese styles, especially those of the Maruyama-Shijo School. The present work, which is considered a masterpiece of Shijo artistry, clearly demonstrates this harmony between styles. Seiho was awarded the first Order of Cultural Merit in 1937. Two small holes on the front blank, else a bright, clean copy in original paper-covered boards, which show light edgewear and abrasions to front cover. Housed in a rough cloth folding case with bone clasps. (See Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book, pp. 991-993) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN TEN VOLUMES

      1911 - MILLER, Francis Trevelyan, ed. THE PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN TEN VOLUMES. New York: The Review of Reviews Co., 1911. var. pp. Uniformly bound, 4to., rebound in textured black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Clean and bright, except for one small pale mark to front board of Volume VII. Grey endpapers. A few corners gently bumped. Color title page preceding title page announces "Semi-Centennial Memorial" edition. B/w photo reproductions, maps, illustrations. Contributors include William Peterfield Trent, John E. Gilman, Allen C. Redwood, Samuel A. Cunningham, Holland Thompson, Henry W. Elson, James Barnes, Charles King, John W. Headley, L. R. Stegman, Frederick Dent Grant, O. E. Hunt, Theo. F. Rodenbough, President William H. Taft, and others. Very good plus condition overall; extra shipping charges will apply.

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

      The Liberal Publication Department, London 1911 - Contained in this bound volume is the first edition, only printing of this scarce Churchill speech pamphlet. In 1910 Winston Churchill was a young lion of the Liberal Party, vexing the British establishment and helping Lloyd George lay the foundations of the modern welfare state. Here is the original 1910 leaflet publishing Churchill's 14 November letter stating vehement opposition to the veto power of the House of Lords. This leaflet captures the young radical Churchill in full flower. "Was ever inequality more scandalous? Was ever injustice more glaring? All classes are to have votes; but only Tory votes are to count. WE CAN SUBMIT NO LONGER TO THIS USAGE. THIS IS OUR LAND AS MUCH AS IT IS THEIRS." The leaflet is two pages, published by the Liberal Publications Department as Leaflet No. 2358 on 18 November 1910. It is bound in a volume containing Liberal Party speeches and pamphlets for the year 1910. The binding is black leather pebble grain spine over green ribbed cloth covers, the book measures 8.25 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide by 1 inch thick. It contains a table of contents indexing by subject the numerous bound pamphlets and leaflets. The book is a fascinating piece of history, containing pamphlets and leaflets of various shapes and sizes, many of which are folded in and, we imagine, are unlikely to now be found anywhere else given their fragility and ephemeral nature. Condition of the bound volume is good overall - with a fair binding but fine contents. The contents, including the Churchill speech pamphlet, are in excellent condition - crisp, clean, bright, and tight. No spotting. Even the page edges are clean. A previous owner name is inked on the ffep and there is minor bookseller pencil notation on the front pastedown. The leather spine is still intact, but dry and fragile with losses at the spine ends and all along the front hinge. The green cloth boards show moderate scuffing. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A33.1, Woods A18. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        III. Zuger Kantonalschützenfest Cham 2.-9. Juli 1911.

      - Zürich, Orell Füssli. 100 x 70 cm. Farblithographie. Künstler unbekannt. Auf Japanpapier aufgezogen. Faltspuren. Nicht gerahmt.

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        The Innocence of Father Brown

      Cassell & Company Ltd., London, 1911., 1911. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 336. With eight full-page inserted plates by Sydney Seymour Lucas. Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles to spine and upper board. Neat gift insciption to flyleaf, edges dusty; gilt to spine dull, signs of light handling. A very attractive copy. The first Father Brown title of the series. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title; one of the most important books of crime-detective-mystery stories. 'The miracle book of 1911 introduced Father Brown to an eternally grateful public... one of the three greatest detective characters ever invented (along with Poe's Dupin and Doyle's Sherlock Holmes)'. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction p79-82, Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction, Ellery Queen; Queen's Quorum. Book Collector No.273, p34.

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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

      Frederick Warne & Co. 1911 - Published by Frederick Warne & Co., London ; 1911. This 1st Edition is in Near Fine condition and is a lovely little copy of a classic children's book. Still in its original brown boards and with bright clean pages and beautiful illustrations, there is no dustjacket and the only flaws to speak of are a slight weakening of the spine due to age marginal ageing on a few pages and a little creasing and bumping to the boards. Otherwise, this is a lovely copy of a true classic and hard to come by in such good condition! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      The Liberal Publication Department, London 1911 - First edition, only printing. In 1910 Winston Churchill was a young lion of the Liberal Party, vexing the British establishment and helping Lloyd George lay the foundations of the modern welfare state. Here is the original 1910 leaflet publishing Churchill's 14 November letter stating vehement opposition to the veto power of the House of Lords. This leaflet captures the young radical Churchill in full flower. "Was ever inequality more scandalous? Was ever injustice more glaring? All classes are to have votes; but only Tory votes are to count. WE CAN SUBMIT NO LONGER TO THIS USAGE. THIS IS OUR LAND AS MUCH AS IT IS THEIRS." The leaflet is two pages, published by the Liberal Publications Department as Leaflet No. 2358 on 18 November 1910. It is bound in a volume containing Liberal Party speeches and pamphlets for the year 1910. The binding is black leather pebble grain spine over green ribbed buckram covers, the book measures 8.25 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide by 1 inch thick. It contains a table of contents indexing by subject the numerous bound pamphlets and leaflets. The book is a fascinating piece of history, containing pamphlets and leaflets of various shapes and sizes, many of which are folded in and, we imagine, are unlikely to now be found anywhere else given their fragility and ephemeral nature. Condition of the bound volume is very good+. The leather spine shows very little wear, retains bright gilt, and the leather shows no drying or cracking. The green cloth top board is clean and bright with virtually no wear. The rear board is also clean and bright overall, but with some scuffing along the fore edge. The contents, including the Churchill speech pamphlet, are in excellent condition. The binding is tight, the pages are exceptionally bright and clean, and the top edge retains bright gilt. No spotting and no inscriptions - just what looks to be some minor bookseller notation in pencil on the pastedown. A rare and exciting find for collectors. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A33.1, Woods A18 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REPERTOIRE MACONNIQUE CONTENANT LES NOMS DE 36000 FRANCS MACONS DE FRANCE ET DES COLONIES

      BUREAUX DE L ASSOCIATION ANTIMACONNIQUE DE FRANCE 1911 - R200004677: 755 + 166 pages. In-8 Cartonné. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos frotté. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 366.1-Franc-maçonnerie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1911 - 1914 ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARIES BY AN ASTUTE, WIDOWED INDIANA SCIENCE TEACHER AS HE PURSUES HIS NEW LOVE - SUPER PRE WORLD WAR I AMERICANA

      SWEETSER INDIANA IN 1911 - On offer is an archive of four [4] handwritten manuscript diaries (there is a 5th book only partially written, mostly religious poetry) representing the years 1911, 1912, 1913 and 1914. The diaries belonged to Harry O. Lanning who was a science teacher at the high school in Sweetser Indiana at the turn of the century. This diary set is an extraordinary record of pre-World War I Indiana with a sweet and interesting back story of romance too. Harry was born on October 21st, 1882. His parents are William J. Lanning and Mary F. He has three brothers; Carl, Hugh and Paul. Research suggests he was also a widower at the time the diaries were written because on several occasions he mentioned things like "she, being a widow too" and other such phrases. Throughout all 4 of these well filled diaries you'll find Harry courting a woman by the name of Edith Lucille Cranor. Edith was born on April 13th, 1889 and her folks are McClellan and Florence V. (Chenoweth). The on-again, off-again love affair and courtship of these two makes for a simmering backdrop to local news, his duties and other 'affairs' as at times both are seeing other people. At one point Edith takes a 3 month trip to the West Coast and Harry finds out by word of mouth she wants to stay in the west and teach in New Mexico. That never turned out because on May 21st, 1914 Edith and Harry marry. Harry is also very interested in politics especially with the Roosevelt elections and talks about the events surrounding the election a great deal. His teaching takes up a great deal of his life also (not quite as much as Edith does) and when it comes to writing about any of it, Harry doesn't leave anything out. He's a member of the organization "Red Men" (I believe it might be The Improved Order of Red Men fraternity) and not only writes about his meetings but also mentions the surrounding Indian villages. Harry is a marvelous writer too. Here are just a few snippets of this marvelous bit of Hoosier Americana: 1911 "January 2nd, School started off nicely after the vacation. Everybody seems to like the new program better than the older one. Well, they all ought to considering the trouble I had to make it. Carl Masterson has started in bringing our number again to 49; but I am not certain that he will stick. Worked until 10 p.m. on the Red Men's books but we can't make a report. I had a suspicion that I was "stung" when the sachem put me on the audition committee, and now I know it. The books are in a fearful tangle showing either ignorance or willful neglect on the part of at least two of the chiefs. The other members of the committee are Furgeson and Jerry Flinn. I imagine the report when it does come in, will be an eye opener." "January 20th, Edith Cranor called up this morning before I was out of bed to tell me that a little deal we had prearranged was due for this evening. So this evening I took Ferguson and went out to call on her and her friend, Miss Shamshaw of Marion. We had a very pleasant time. About 10:30 I spread my handkerchief over the face of the clock and when I did look at my watch it was 1:10. Miss Edith informed me that she often spent her Sunday evenings alone, in fact, she took pains to repeat it three times, with emphasis, so I am just conceited enough to take it as a suggestion and shall act accordingly. Funny, I haven't had a girl, or even a chance at one for so long and now I have three chances at once ." "February 21st, Went to lodge this evening. The tribe honored me by elevating me to the Prophet's stump. After lodge Ferguson and I went to the missionary tea to the parsonage. I took Edith home according to schedule .I didn't want to wait until Sunday to see Edith again so I asked for Thursday evening in case the other affair is cancelled ." "March 11th, In the afternoon I went to the Indiana to see the Countess Swiriska in her famous bare foot dances. She is certainly an artist and seemed totally oblivious to the fact that her attire was, well, scanty. As [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of Jane Austen - Winchester Edition - 12 Vols

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1911 - Complete set in green buckram with gilt dec spines & University College London crest on f. boards (matching prize labels on ffep's). Winchester edition, rare in original bindings. Images on request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Bridges

      Gowans and Gray Ltd., London 1911 - Small 4to. 149 pages. 18 colour plates. Original green buckram, lettered and decorated gilt on spine. Coloured plate let into front cover. TEG. fore-edge foxed. Free endpapers browned. Scattered internal foxing. 1000 copies printed. Apart from the foxing (which is usual with this book and in this case sounds worse than it is) the book is in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Siren Land

      J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1911. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Wriring in pencil on free endpage. Endpages tanned. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Blank bookplate on front pastedown. Top edge gilt. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Boards lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 147481.. Additional shipping may be required for this item, please inquire..

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        The Domestic Architecture of England During the Tudor Period

      B.T. Batsford 1911, London - 3 vols. SUBSCRIBER'S EDITION. Buckram edges have been sympathetically repaired. Although the issued title page is dated 1911, the prospectus to vols 1 and 2 indicates that they were published before 1909 and that vol. 3 was initially scheduled for publication in 1911. The three volumes contain in total 246 pages of text and 180 plates comprising both photographs and architectural details - these plates are rather confusingly mixed across the three volumes, but they are complete; the title pages to volumes one and two were issued with volume 3; volume 3 also contains a complete list of subscribers. Very nice set [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        Les macrolépidoptères du globe, vol. 1 à 16 + 4 suppléments

      - Cabinet Entomologique E. Le Moult, Paris, 1911/45 ;; In-4 Raisin, En feuillets. Paléarctique : vol. 1 : viii, 380 pp., 89 planches ; supplt. vol. 1 : vii, 404 pp, 16 planches ; vol. 2 : vii, 479 pp, 56 planches ; supplt. vol. 2 : vi, 312 pp., 16 planches ; vol. 3 : iii, 511 pp., 75 planches ; supplt. vol. 3 : 26 planches ; vol. 4 : v, 479 pp., 25 planches ; supplt. vol. 4 : 28 planches (1-17, 19-29), planches 13 et 14 en photocopie laser couleur ; Amérique : vol. 5 : xi, 1141 pp., 203 planches (1-99, 100 A+B, 101 A+B, 102 A+B+C, 103-109, 110 A+B, 111-113, 113 B, 114-119, 120 A+B+C+D, 121-194) ; vol. 6 : 600 pp., 195 planches (1-98, 98 A+B+C+D+E+F, 99-111, 111 A+B, 112-117, 117 A+B+C+D, 118-130, 130 A, 131-167, 169-182, 185) ; vol. 7 : 156 pp., 57 planches (1-49, 57-64) ; vol. 8 : 16 planches (1-15, 17), planche 14 en photocopie laser couleur ; Indo-Australie : vol. 9 : x, 1210 pp., 177 planches (1-175, 146 B, 150 B) ; vol. 10 : ii, 663 pp., 104 planches (1-54, 55 A+B+C, 56 A+B+C, 57-100), planche 56A en photocopie laser couleur ; vol. 11 : ii, 328 pp., 50 planches (1-30, 32-42, 44-52), planches 50, 51 et 52 en photocopie laser couleur ; vol. 12 : 44 pp., 17 planches (1-14, 16-18) ; Afrique : vol. 13 : xi, 615 pp., 80 planches ; vol. 14 : 600 pp., 80 planches ; vol. 15 : iii, 22 pp., 30 planches ; vol. 16 : 16 planches ; soit 1356 superbes planches en lithographie 10-14 couleurs, ensemble complet (dont 7 photocopies) pour l'édition française restée malheureusement inachevée, en feuillets, tel que paru, superbe ensemble ! Les planches manquantes correspondent aux manques les plus classiques de l'édition française. Ces planches avaient été volées à l'époque ! Elle sont ici remplacées par des copies de superbe qualité réalisées à partir de l'édition anglaise . (les planches sont identiques pour les 3 éditions). (cf. bulletin de la Société Sciences Nat, n° 49 de mars 1986) Poids : 54 kilogrammes !!! Très bon état, Couv. fraîche, Dos impeccable, Intérieur frais. Bridges b15521,

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        Instincts.

      Union française d'éditions 1911 - - Union française d'éditions, Paris 1911, 11x17cm, relié. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin cerise à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, initiales dorées de Léopold Marchand en pied, couvertures conservées, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve. Bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Léopold Marchand. Très rare exemplaire du premier ouvrage de l'auteur. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Whirlpool

      London: Wieland and Co.. Near Fine. 1911. FIRST EDITION. Hard Cover. Near Fine condition in white paper covered books with orange and black illustration on front. Custom cut mylar protective cover. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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