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        Tannhauser : a dramatic poem / by Richard Wagner ; freely translated in poetic narrative form by T. W. Rolleston ; presented by Willy Pogany

      London : G. G. Harrap, [1911] - Physical description: [108] leaves of plates : illus. (some col., part. mounted) ; 29 cm. Subjects: Wagner, Richard -- Tannhauser -- Operas -- Librettos. Notes: Illustrated end papers. Text of printed in black and red (in several colours on t.p.) on tinted paper. Text in handwritten cursive hand. Col. illus. (relief halftones) mounted. Very good copy bound in gilt-blocked decorative cloth. Gilt and colour-illus. front panel. Spine bands somewhat worn. Panel edges dulled and rubbed. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Wonderful Testimonies Plaot Edut The Book of Esther

      Printed by Aaron Jacob Divekar at the Mukti Mission Press. Published by Pandita Rambai, Kedgaon 1911 - Not in Yaari? Fragile, first page browned, some damage to bottom corner of last few leaves. 24 leaves plus paper-thin wrappers. The front wrapper has the full title, author, publisher, place, date. There are other volumes, but I only have the book of Esther OCLC: Only 3 libraries world wide own this and none have a complete set. Issued in parts; each part has special t.p. Hebrew, with 4 interlinear English versions. The Hebrew words of the Bible with interlinear translations in English, arranged by Pandita Ramabai, preparatory to a version of the Bible in Marathi which she intended publishing. Pandita Ramabai (23 April 1858 - 5 April 1922) was a social reformer and activist in India. She was born as Brahmin Hindu and being well learned in the languages and Hindu texts was conferred the title "Pandita' by the distinguished educators of Calcutta University in 1878. However she became disillusioned later, by the deception practiced by priests, superstition and plight of women depicted in the Hindu texts. It was at this point that Ramabai resolved to spend her life attempting to better the status of women in India. She later converted to Christianity, and served widows and helpless women of India. She started Arya Mahila Samaj, which is Sanskrit for Noble Women's Society. The society purposed to work for the deliverance of Indian women from the oppression of child marriage. Bursting with zeal for her cause, Ramabai labored for both their spiritual and physical betterment. In a lecture given in June 1882, she pronounced, Men look on us women as chattels: we make every effort to deliver ourselves from this situation. But some will say that this is a rebellion against man, and that to do this is sin. To leave men's evil acts unrebuked and remain unmoved before them is a great sin. In an address to Lord Ripon's Education Commission, she declared with fervor, In 93 cases out of 100 the educated men of this country are opposed to female education and the proper position of women. If they observe the slightest fault, they magnify the grain of mustard-seed into a mountain, and try to ruin the character of a woman. Ramabai was also a poet and scholar. In order to learn more about the education of women and receive training for her lifelong battle to help unshackle the women in India, she visited most parts of India, and even went to Britain (1883) and the United States of America (1886¿88). During this time she also translated textbooks and gave lectures throughout the United States and Canada. Somehow she also found time to write and get published one of her most important books, The High-Caste Hindu Woman. This was also the first book that she wrote in English. Ramabai dedicated this book to Dr. Anandibai Joshi, the first Indian woman to earn a medical degree through training in Western medicine, who died in February 1887, less than 6 months after returning to India from America. The High Caste Hindu Woman, which, according to her beliefs, showed the darkest aspects of the life of Hindu women, including child brides and child widows, sought to expose the oppression of women in Hindu-dominated British India. Ramabai was born into an intellectual Hindu Marathi-speaking Chitpavan Brahmin family at Karnataka (Karkala Taluk, Mangalore District). Her father, Anant Shastri Dongre,who stayed at a place in western ghats called Gangamoola,(Mala village,Karkala,Karnataka) was not a Sanskrit scholar and believed that women should have education and supported women learning Sanskrit from his study of the Hindu texts. Against the prevailing traditional Hindu social structure, he taught Puranas and Sanskrit shlokas to Ramabai as well as his second wife, Ramambai¿s mother Laxmibai and how to read and write Sanskrit as well as how to interpret vedic texts. By the age of twelve, she had memorized 18,000 verses from the Puranas. Besides Sanskrit, Ramabai leaned the Marathi, Kanarese, Hundustani, and Bengali languages. Her father faced hardships as [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Peter and Wendy. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]. . First edition, 8vo, (viii), 267, (1) pp. Frontispiece, pictorial title and 11 black and white plates, some light foxing to the text leaves, tiny piece torn from the top corner of the fly leaf. Original gilt decorated green cloth, spine ends and corners bumped, light damp staining to the lower corners of both covers, nevertheless a bright copy.

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        Adventure Sport and Travel on the Tibetan Steppes

      London: Constable and Company Limited, 1911 - Lively account of two hunting expeditions through China and Tibet undertaken by Lt. John Weston Brooke, who was killed by Lolo robbers on December 24, 1908; Brooke started in Shanghai in August, 1906, and travelled through Western Sechuan and Eastern Tibet. The work is based on Brooke's diary, with other observations and photographs by W. N. Fergusson and C. H. Meares (TIBET) First Edition. 8vo. xvi, 343, [1] pp. Portrait frontispiece, 2 folding maps, numerous reproductions of photographs by the author and the late Lieut. Brooke. Original green pictorial cloth, t.e.g., others uncut. Minor wear at extremities, front hinge tender, else near fine. Yakushi F29 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Glückwunschadresse des Gehilfenausschusses der Tischler Wiens für Laurenz Widholz.

      Wien, 8. I. 1911. - 14 schwere Doppelkartons mit Goldschnitt, unter Gold-Passepartoutschnitt 27 Originalphotographien (Albuminabzüge, zumeist ca. 185:280 mm). Langgenarbter sämischfarbener Lederband der Zeit mit durchbrochenen Metall- und Emailapplikationen in blau, grün und gold, reicher Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung sowie Innenkantenvergoldung; die große mittige Applikation am Vorderdeckel mit Monogramm "LW"; Hinterdeckel mit goldgepr. Fileten und vier Buckeln. Moiréeseiden-Spiegel und -Vorsatzkartons. Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Quer-Folio (ca. 470:344:75 mm). Prächtiges, tadellos erhaltenes Gratulationsalbum, von seinen Mitarbeitern gewidmet dem Tischler und sozialdemokratischen Politiker Laurenz Widholz (1861-1926) "zur Erinnerung anläßlich Deiner 20jährigen Funktionsdauer als Gehilfenobmann und Tätigkeit in der freien Organisation" (so der kalligraphische Titel in schwarz, rot und gold). Die Photographien (mit typographischer Beschriftung) zeigen neben dem Jubilar den Gehilfenausschuß der Tischler Wiens sowie die Agitations-Comites der einzelnen Wiener Bezirke bzw. der Maschinenarbeiter, der Bauanschläger, der Kistentischler und des Gesangsvereins der Tischler. - Laurenz Widholz, Wegbereiter der Arbeiterversicherung, Obmann der Gebietskrankenkasse der Tischler und des Verbandes der Genossenschaftlichen Krankenkassen Niederösterreichs, erlangte 1907 in Simmering das erste sozialdemokratische Direktmandat zum Reichsrat, dem er bis zum Ende der Monarchie angehörte. Bis zu seinem Tod gehörte Widholz dem österreichischen Nationalrat an und fungierte darüber hinaus 1919/1920 als Landeshauptmannstellvertreter von Niederösterreich. Im Wiener Bezirk Simmering erinnern an ihn die Widholzgasse und die in den Februarkämpfen 1934 schwer beschädigte Wohnhausanlage "Widholzhof". Die vorliegende Glückwunschadresse stellt somit ein interessantes Dokument zur Geschichte des Sozialismus in Österreich dar. - Aus der 1841 gegründeten Wiener Buchbinderei und Ledergalanteriewaren-Fabrik F. W. Papke am Mozartplatz im 4. Bezirk. Noch 1914 führt Lehmanns Adreßbuch den Eintrag: "Papke F. W. - Buchbinderei und Musterkarten Fabrikation Specialität: Feine Liebhaber-Einbände, sowie künstlerisch vollendete Bucheinbände, Überreichungs-Adressen, Albums Portemonnaie-Kalender, Poesiebücher, Schreibmappen-Fabrikation. Permanente Ausstellung in den Salons im I. und II. Stock". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Das Hohe Lied.,

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1911 - 28 lithographierte Blätter mit 10 ganzseitigen signierten Farblithographien, 8 Farblithographien im Text und 8 farblithographierten Initialen von Lovis Corinth. 5. Werk der Pan-Presse. Rodenberg 452. Hayn-Gotendorf IX, 286. Schwarz L 82. Brandis-Feilchenfeldt 39.A. Bücher der Bibel in der Übersetzung von Martin Luther. Eines von 60 numerierten Exemplaren der Ausgabe A auf Kaiserlichem Japan (Gesamtauflage: 310). "Leicht möglich, dass den einen oder anderen Beschauer - der an eine fromme und sanfte Auffassung des Hohen Liedes gewöhnt ist - die starke männliche Sinnlichkeit seiner Visionen, die Wildheit der Linien, die Kühnheit der Farben erschrecken. Aber wessen Seele ein starker Trunk mundet, wem die Brust sich weitet beim Anblick des Ausbruches eines grossen Temperamentes, einer originellen Phantasie, einer männlichen Kraft des Ausdruckes, der wird den Visionen Corinths, die in dem neuen Werk der Pan-Presse niedergelegt sind, ein dankbarer Beschauer sein. Dieses letzte Werk der Pan-Presse bedeutet technisch ein Novum. Corinth malte die Bilder auf den Stein, und die sorgliche Hand einer Schülerin des Kunstgewerbemuseums, des Fräulein Penzig, schrieb auf denselben Stein die Buchstaben. Das Papier dieses Buches wurde von keiner Buchpresse berührt; zu gleicher Zeit wie die Bilder druckte die Steinpresse die schwarzen Buchstaben auf den gemeinsamen Grund" (aus der Ankündigung im Börsenblatt, zitiert nach Feilchenfeldt-Brandis). - Alle Tafeln rückseitig mit winzigem Sammlerstempelchen versehen, sonst kaum sichtbare Fingerfleckchen und wenige minimale blasse Stockfleckchen, insgesamt sehr gute Innenerhaltung. Vorsatz mit großem gestochenen Exlibris des Sammlers Jindrich Waldes. Einband mit Kratzspuren und einer Abschabung, Kapital eingerissen, angestaubt und leicht fleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gr.-Fol., beigefarbener OKalbslederband mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und VDeckeltitel sowie Goldfileten auf Deckel und Innenkanten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

      T C and E C Jack, UK 1911 - 1st Edition 1911. Uncommon book. Beautifully illustrated with 24 fine full colour plates, this is a beautifully designed book with decorative black and gold endpapers after a design by Walton, Cecile Walton's first major book commission and very much in the style of the Glasgow school. Book is very good and quite bright Edges quite rubbed in places. Contents good. Page edges darkened and rough cut. Front endpaper cracked but good tight binding. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 8197 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Dictionnaire, Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs & Graveurs de Tous le Temps et de Tous Les Pays. Par un Groupe d'Ecrivains specialistes Francais et Etrangers.

      Paris. R. Roger et F. Chernoviz, Editeurs. 1911. - thick 8vo, the first edition 25cm, in 3 volumes, xii,1056 & 822,[6] & 1160pp., many plate illustrations, bound in contemporary quarter crimson morocco in crimson pictorial blind decorated pebbled cloth boards, blind stamped pictorial decorations and borders on the spines, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, a fine set in attractive publisher's leather bindings,(n13). - An extensive publication of bibliographical information on painters, sculptors, designers and engravers created primarily for art museums, auction houses, historians and dealers. First published in the French language in three volumes between 1911 and 1923, the dictionary was put together by Emmanuel B‚n‚zit (1854-1920) and a team of international specialists. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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      - n twelve volumes, totalling approximately 4,000 pages; frontispiece portrait and tissue guard Volume I, all title pages printed in red & black, appendices Volume XII; rebound in half navy morocco, the spines lettered and decorated in gilt between raised bands, with gilt lettered red leather title labels, blue cloth boards; t.e.g., others uncut, with a few leaves carelessly opened; later endpapers; a very little light foxing and occasional faint soiling; John Grant, Edinburgh, 1911[Volumes I-X]; 1912. Winchester Edition. Gilson, E91, footnote (p. 274). *The first 12 volume Winchester Edition. The last two volumes contain Lady Susan and The Watsons, as well as Austen's letters.

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        THE NOVELS. The Winchester edition.

      John Grant. Edinburgh. 1911 - 12 VOLUMES. Large 8vo.(8.5 x 6 inches). Complete. Includes the minor works and the Letters of Austen. A clean and bright set finely bound in recent full tan morocco leather, spines with raised bands, red and green labels, gilt. Spine compartments decorated with gilt devices. Gilt ruled borders on boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A fine set of the most popular edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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      Macmillan, NY 1911 - Original dark blue cloth decorated in cream and pale blue, octavo, 405 pp. + publisher's 6-page catalog at rear. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JACK LONDON on front free endpaper: "Dear Carlt & Lora; Pretty accurate & fairly straight, this narrative of the cannibal isles. Affectionately yours, Jack London, Glen Ellen, Mar. 19, 1911." London habitually called his good friend Carlton Bierce "Carlt." He was the nephew of Ambrose Bierce and a member of "The Crowd" - the circle of friends, mainly Bay Area Bohemians, artists and writers - that re-formed in Carmel after the 1906 earthquake. These included Jack & Charmian London, George and Carrie Sterling, George Wharton James, Mary Austin, Xavier Martinez, Dick & Blanche Partington, et al. (See Walker, Franklin. "The Seacoast of Bohemia"). Inscribed in the month of publication - in fact, only 10 days after the Library of Congress received their deposit copy. The Bierces' visit to the Londons at their Glen Ellen home on March 11, 1911 is recorded in "Jack London: A Definitive Chronology" by Russ Kingman, where they are described as bringing with them "The Crouched Venus." George & Carrie Sterling were also in attendance. The UK edition of this title preceded the American edition by 1 month. BAL 11928; Walker & Sisson p. 56; Woodbridge 85. Some wear to spine ends and corner tips, else near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books, ABAA]
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        The Novels of Jane Austen

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1911 - Winchester Edition. Complete matched set of 12 volumes including: EMMA (2 vols. ) , MANSFIELD PARK (2 vols. ) , NORTHHANGER ABBEY (1 vol. ) , SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (2 vols. ) , PERSUASION (1 vol. ) , PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (2 vols. ) , LADY SUSAN, THE WATSONS, LETTERS (1 vol. ) , and LETTERS (1 vol. ). Original blue cloth with bright gilt titles on spine and gilt top edge. Spine age-darkened. Very Good condition with clean pages. Owner bookplate on front paste-down. No dust jackets. Protected in archival plastic covers. At the height of WW II in 1943 while visiting the troops in North Africa, Winston Churchill was forced to his bed with pneumonia. Churchill continues the story: "The days passed in much discomfort. Fever flickered in and out.The doctors tried to keep the work away from my bedside, but I defied them. They all kept on saying, 'Don't work, don't worry,' to such an extent that I decided to read a novel. I had long ago read Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, and now I thought I would have PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Sarah (his daughter) read it to me beautifully from the foot of the bed. I had always thought it would be better than its rival. What calm lives they had, those people! No worries about the French Revolution, or the crashing struggle of the Napoleonic Wars. Only manners controlling natural passion as far as they could, together with cultured explanations of any mischances. All this seemed to go very well with M and B (May & Baker, the pharmaceutical firm that supplied his anti-pneumonia drugs)." Heavy Set-will require additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gargantua. Zwanzig Holzschnitte von Max Unold.

      München, Schmidt-Bertsch, 1911.. Folio. Titelblatt, 2 Bll. Bildbeschreibung und 20 signierte, datierte und mit "Handdruck" bezeichnete Orig.-Holzschnitte und Orig.-Passepartouts von Max Unold. Orig.-Pergamentmappe mit 2 Schließbändern und Deckeltitel.. Eins von 50 num. Exemplaren. - Mappe fleckig. Titelblatt etwas stockfleckig und mit kleinem Eckausriss unten rechts, sonst gutes und sauberes Exemplar.

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      Istituto Italiano Di Arti Grafiche, Bergamo 1911 - In-folio; 215 pp. e 676 illustrazioni applicate nel testo e f.t. di cui 80 riprodotte dagli originali in litografia o calcografia; legatura editoriale in tutta tela con figura al piatto e titolo in oro al dorso. Splendida PRIMA EDIZIONE di questo fondamentale studio storico e iconografico del Biglietto da Visita Normali fioriture ma edizione perfettamente conservata nella sua legatura originale.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Impressiones de la Republica Argentina en el siglo veinte.

      Lloyds London 1911 - First edition in Spanish. 4to., 898, viii pp., profusely illustrated throughout with photographs, 2 coloured maps, original black morocco gilt, all edges gilt, a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALS & photographic portrait of Giacomo Puccini.

      1911 - A striking black and white photographic portrait of the Italian composer of opera, including La Boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot. With a handwritten and signed note. The note is on letterhead 'Torre del Lago, Toscana', and dated September 30, 1911, and reads "My Dear Tonino, I stopped by to say hello to you and the young lady, but nobody was at home. I am leaving for London and Liverpool, and I shall be back in about twelve days. I am having an addition built to my existing cement dock extending out on the lake. I shall have it built with wood, covered by sheet metal, three meters by five. I am telling you this so that you may notify the town authorities. Our friend, Nasone, continues to spoil my hunting expeditions by preceding me with his early morning walks and flushing out whatever game there is. How long can this go on, I ask you? If this continues, I shall wind up asking you to introduce me to the sport of fishing, and I shall make you an offer you cannot refuse. By the way, let me know when Nasone's contract expires. We are all well and I shall write again. Adieu. P. S. Should we buy the little motorboat that Sargentini cut down in size? It would be very useful to me. It could be used instead of the three row boats which I keep on the dock." It is signed Puccini. The letter is addressed to Antonio Bettolacci, a friend and the administrator of the Marchese Ginori, which was across Lake Massaciuccoli. The "young lady" referred to is most likely Maria Bianca Ginori, the daughter of Carlo Ginori. Sargentini was the Ginori family chauffeur and mechanic. The photograph 4 3/4 x 6 3/4". The note, 6 x 9 1/2". Matted and framed in a gilt and red wood frame, 18 1/2 x 16". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        The New Inferno, with 16 Drawings By Vernon Hill

      John Lane, The Bodley Head, London 1911 - Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Text clean. Tanning to spine. Previous owner’s name on free endpage. Top edge gilt. Black & white illustrations with tissue guards. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Limited edition, one copy of 320. Label on spine rubbed. Some tissue guards have tears to edges. 1911 printing of 1910 edition. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 137148. Oversized: additional shipping may be required for international orders. Please inquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DOCUMENTS DE FERRONNERIE ANCIENNE ÉPOQUES LOUIS XV ET LOUIS XVI. Publié par F. Contet., A Paris chez F. Contet. 1911.

      - 3 belle cartelle carton. originale, dorso in tela, titolo in oro al dorso, cm 45x33, Première Série, Troisième Edition: Recueil composé de 40 Planches contenant plus de 100 Motifs choisis à Amiens, Bordeaux, Chartres, Paris, Rouen, Toulouse, Versailles; Deuxième Série, Deuxième Édition: Recueil composé de 40 Planches contenant plus de 100 Motifs choisis à Amiens, Bordeaux, Paris, Reims, Rouen, Tours, Versailles; Troisième Série: Recueil composé de 44 Planches contenant environ 80 Motifs choisis à Compiègne, Dampierre, Dijon, Nancy, Paris, Reims, Sèvres, Sens, Tours. Ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mixed Sweets" [with] Father Tuck's Annual

      [N.p.]: , c.1911. - Original Louis Wain Watercolor DrawingWAIN, Louis (1860-1939). "Mixed Sweets." [1911]. Original watercolor drawing of a kitten sitting in a bag of sweets. Signed at lower left. Image size: 9 7/8 x 7 inches; 250 x 178 mm. Matted, framed, and glazed. Framed size: 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches; 570 x 470 mm. [with] Father Tuck's Annual. Stories and Poems by Rosa Nouchette Carey, E. Nesbit, Norman Gale, etc., etc. Pictured by Hilda Cowham, Mabel Lucie Attwell, M. & A.L. Bowley. London-Paris-Berlin-New York-Montreal: Raphael Tuck & Sons, [n.d. 1911].First edition of Father Tuck's Annual. Octavo. 255, 10 pp. Eight color plates, including frontispiece. Illustrated in black and white throughout.Publisher's pictorial cloth in gilt. All edges gilt. Beveled edges. Original gift signature dated December 24, 1911 to verso of front free endpaper.A wonderful early example of a Louis Wain original watercolor drawing, first appearing in Father Tuck's Annual opposite page 248.At the end of the last century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. "He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves" (H.G. Wells)."From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled [a]lthough he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!" (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).

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        Cats at School

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, 1911. - Rare Cats Meow the Three "R"sWAIN, Louis. WOODHOUSE, S. C. Cats at School. Illustrated in 21 Coloured Plates by Louis Wain. With Verses by S. C. Woodhouse, M.A. (Oxon). London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, n.d. [1911]. First edition. Tall octavo. [2], 4-23, [1, blank] pp. With twenty full-page color plates, including frontispiece. Quarter green cloth over color pictorial, heavy-card stock boards. Some soiling to boards, upper corners creased. Otherwise, an excellent copy. No copies have come to auction within the last thirty-six years. OCLC/KVK record only three copies in library holdings worldwide.At the end of the nineteenth century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. "He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves" (H.G. Wells)."From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled [a]lthough he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!" (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).Wood 36. Dale, p. 76.

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        Almanach der Wiener Werkstätte. [Die Redaktion dieses Buches führte Max Mell.]

      Verlag Gebrüder Rosenbaum,, Wien, 1911 - Wien, Verlag Gebrüder Rosenbaum, o. J. (1911). 126 S. OLwd. geprägt. EA. Buchausstattung und Einbandentwurf Josef Hoffmann. - Geringfügig stockfleckig, ansonsten schönes Exemplar. - Zum Teil farbige Bildbeigaben von G. Klimt, K. Moser, O. Kokoschka, A. P. v. Gütersloh u. a. - Literarische Beiträge von M. Brod, P. Altenberg, F. Blei, R. M. Rilke, H. v. Hofmannsthal u. a. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D. [Wien, 1911?].. ½ S. 4to. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.. An Frau Ella Saliger: "[...] nachdem man diesen herrlichen Essay über Josef Saliger gelesen hat, kann man nur sagen: Jetzt weiß man zugleich, was für ein herrlicher Mensch der Autor dieses Essays sein muß! [...]". - Nicht annähernd so herrlich wie Peter Altenberg dürften andere Zeitgenossen die Saligers empfunden haben, sind doch beide biographisch nicht nachweisbar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon. A Hunter's Explorations for Wild Sheep in Sub-Arctic Mountains

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - 1911, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Fine. xxi,354pp. Octavo in original illustrated green cloth, top edge gilt, with four colour plates from illustrations by Carl Rungius and b&w plates from photos, 4 maps (including 1 folding partly coloured). New endpapers else a bright clean copy. An account of a hunter's exploration for wild sheep in the sub-arctic mountains. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In Nurseryland with Louis Wain

      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, London & Paris - Not dated, possibly 1911. Fully illustrated on every page by Louis Wain - full colour frontispiece and two colour [red - black, yellow - black, blue - black etc.] illustrations on all other pages. Full colour illustrations to upper and lower boards. 48 pp, selection of cat inspired stories. One of eight golden gift library series books. Corners worn, top / bottom of backstrip rubbed. Personal inscription on ffep. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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        Uccidiamo il chiaro di luna.,

      Milano, Edizioni Futuriste di Poesia, 1911 - 23 (1) S. Jentsch, I libri d`artista italiani, S. 373. - Das Manifest wurde erstmals 1909 in der Zeitschrift Poesia Nr. 7/8/9 (August - September - Oktober 1909) veröffentlicht. Auszugsweise ins Deutsche übersetzt in: Der Lärm der Strasse. Italienischer Futurismus 1909 - 1918. Herausgegeben von Norbert Nobis, Hannover 2001, S. 369 ff. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Stories from the Pentamerone

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1911. Selected and Edited by E. F. Strange. Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial mounted onlay to front board, triple rule to turn-ins, plain coated dark green endpapers, all edges gilt. With 32 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues. Slight foxing to prelims and a few marks throughout but generally a clean copy in a fine binding. Edition de Luxe of 150 copies.

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      Macmillan & Co, Limited. London.,1911 - Edition deluxe, limited to 150 copies. 4to (11.5 x 9.1 inches). Illustrated with 32 full colour plates mounted on brown thick paper, each with a printed tissue guard. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Fine Two-Tone blue leather binding of recent full mid blue morocco. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Compartments triple ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Both boards have large dark blue morocco panel onlaid to the middle with triple gilt borders. These are surrounded by three more ruled and key design gilt borders. Blue mnoire silk endpapers. Inner boards with black stamped key and triple gilt ruled borders with floral flourishes in the corners. A fine, attractively bound copy, housed in a recent grey cloth slip-case. Scarce.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Manuel pratique de composition typographique

      Imprimerie des cours professionnels 1911 - In-folio, relié, demi chagrin bordeaux à coins, dos à quatre nerfs, caissons ornés de figures géométriques dorées et de maroquin vert mosaïqué, tête dorée, les deux plats de la couverture sont conservés, 480 pp., manuel de composition typographique, très nombreux exemples in et hors-texte, parfois en deux tons, voire plus, envoi de Victor Breton ; quelques petits frottements à la reliure, par ailleurs reliure en bel état et intérieur en très bel état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Harmonielehre (First Edition)

      Leipzig / Wien: Universal-Edition, 1911. First German Edition (and correct first). Published before Schonberg began work on his 12-tone [twelve-tone] system in 1922, he was a traditionalist and friend of Gustav Mahler, to whom this book is lengthily dedicated. This book hints at the concepts in harmony that would later dominate Schonberg's work, a transition that would become a major influence on the expressionist movement not only in German music, but also in poetry, art and cinema. & & Very Good in original pale green Art Nouveau-style wrappers. Neat cello tape repairs at the crown and heel of the wrapper, wear along the outer edges of same, slight roll to the spine. Overall, a bright, clean copy of a rare musical document.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Storia dell'arte italiana. VII. La pittura del Quattrocento.

      Hoepli,, Milano, 1911 - Quattro volumi di cm. 23, pp. 4.204 complessive. Con 2861 illustrazioni. Legatura d'amatore in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro su doppi tasselli, tagli di testa colorati. Bross. orig. ill. da Cisari conservate. Ottima conservazione. Collana "Storia dell'arte italiana". Si tratta dell'intera sezione dedicata alla pittura del Quattrocento. Opera universalmente reputata come uno dei migliori strumenti per la conoscenza dell'arte italiana, ancor'oggi insostituibile e d'approccio attualissimo. Non comune, soprattutto in tale stato di conservazione e munita di una solida legatura che ben si adatta alla consultazione dell'opera. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Tessiner Landschaft. Oel a. Leinwand.

      1911 1911 - 100 x 90 cm, gerahmt, 115 x 105 cm, Rahmen minimal lädiert. Rückseitig gestempelt: Zoll II. 29. Handschriftliche Notiz a. Rahmen: 2. Sommer 5000 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Plastic and cosmetic surgery.

      New York, 1911 - . XXI,511 p., illustrations, original cloth (a very good copy) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boek & Glas]
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        Report of Researches Made in Great Britain and America for Clarence Moore, Esq. [with:] Swift's Genealogy

      [N.p., London?, ca. 1911] - Monumental genealogical manuscript volumes recording the descent of Clarence Moore, of Washington, D.C., who died aboard the S.S. Titanic in April 1912, and his second wife Mabille, daughter of Edwin Carleton Swift of Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. They were married in 1900 and had four sons: Edwin Swift Moore (born 1901, died in childhood, 1907); Jasper Moore (born 1905); Clarence Moore (born 1910); and Lloyd Moore (born 29 November 1912). In addition to the detailed genealogical reports, the volumes include extenisve extracts from historical documents and records in England, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maryland. The Swift Genealogy, William Swyft of Sandwitch and some of his descendants 1637-1887, includes 1296 entries and concludes with a family tree for Mabille Florence Swift. The researches for Moore were conducted by "Hester Dorsey Richardson and Albert Levin Richardson, experts in Original Research, of Baltimore, Maryland". The Moore pedigree is updated through 1926, noting that Mabille married again in 1915, to Aksel de Wichfeld of Maribe, Denmark. Clarence Moore (1865-1912), a banker and sportsman of Washington. D.C., and M.F.H. of the Loudoun Hunt and the Chevy Chase Hunt, had travelled to England to buy a pack of hounds, and sailed for home on the Titanic. Survivors reported Moore's heroic conduct. He lowered women and children into the lifeboats and refused to take a place in the boats. A beautiful and imposing genealogy (S.S. TITANIC) 2 vols., Folio. With two full page watercolor heraldic drawings in first volume: Arms, Crest and Badge of Clarence Moore; Armorial Bearings of Edwin Carleton Swift; both signed Archibald G.B. Russell, Lancaster Herald, College of Arms, London. Manuscript on paper, 28 lines, in a fine cursive hand in black ink with occasional red initials, within red rules. 160; 253 pp. Full red morocco gilt, upper boards titled in gilt, spines with raised bands, dentelles gilt, marbled endsheets, a.e.g. Some inoffensive traces of damp along lower portion of boards of Moore volume, occasional superficial scuffs, otherwise fine. Internally immaculate [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Published by G.G. Harrap & Co., 1911. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Pogany, Willy. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Limited to 525 signed and numbered copies. Dark green calf binding with tooled design and title on front cover. Tooled title and decoration to spine. 16 beautiful tipped-in colour plates. Printed on thick grey paper, every page has lithographed orange or black illustrations. Endpapers and prelims are illustrated in multiple colours, predominantly blue. Top edge gilt. Copy no. 16 SIGNED by Pogany. Inscription on front endpaper. Covers edges slightly rubbed, rear cover very slightly scuffed. One corner bumped. Spine browned. Contents fine. An exquisite book. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Tannhauser. A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T. W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogany.

      London: G. G. Harrap & Co., 1911 - Octavo. Publisher's deluxe reverse calf, titles and decorative designs to spine and upper board in blind, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Binding rubbed, some wear to corners and edges, spine tanned, but contents clean and fresh. A very good copy. Small colour frontispiece tipped-in to illustrated page, 16 tipped-in colour plates, illustrated half-title, title, and contents leaves, numerous full-page illustrations and illustrations within the text, elaborate decorative borders. First Pogany edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 525 numbered copies signed by the artist on the limitation leaf. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Tannhauser. a Dramatic Poem. Freely Translated in Poetic Decorative Form by T.W. Rolleston.

      Harrap 1911 - Special binding in green leather discoloured around edges. Punched holes around edges of cover with thin leather stitching. Coarse cloth backing to covers. 16 tipped in plates, with other illus in black and orange. Raised lettering and design on spine Sp

      [Bookseller: Eric T. Moore Books]
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      F. Warne & Co 1911 - First edition. 12mo. Brown paper covered boards with white lettering and pictorial onlay to upper cover. In the rare glassine dustwrapper, with printing to the flaps and rear cover. A near fine copy, which is bright and crisp in a very good+ dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers and 27 colour plates by Potter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, The

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911. - First Edition in the Original Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911.First edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 139 x 105 mm.). 84, [1], [1, blank] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page.Original dark green boards ruled and lettered in white on front cover and lettered in white spine. Cover pictorial label (measuring 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches; 67 x 57 mm.) on front cover within a blind arch-shaped panel outlined in blind. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate X). A near mint copy. In the original glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with the price "1/- NET" at foot of spine, with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should come for the front panel, with an advertisement for "The Peter Rabbit Books" on the rear panel listing The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes under "New Book for 1911," an advertisement on the front flap: "Children Will Revel In The Story of The Roly=Poly Pudding The Pie & The Patty=Pan Ginger and Pickles," and an advertisement on the rear flap: "A Novel and Charming Pocket Series by Beatrix Potter The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit The Story of Miss Moppet." A remarkable and complete jacket, with only a tiny bit of chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and a closed tear at the bottom of the spine.Linder, p. 429. Quinby 20. V & A 1664. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Revue de métaphysique et de morale. Paraissant tous les deux (trois) mois. 14 Bände (14 tomes). 19.-32. Jahrgang (Jahrgänge 1911-1925). 19.-32. année (1911-1925).,

      Paris, Librairie Armand Colin 1911-1925. - Das französische Philosophiejournal "Revue de métaphysique et de morale" wurde 1893 von Léon Brunschvicg, Xavier Léon and Élie Halévy gegründet. Zunächst erschien die Publikation sechs Mal jährlich, seit 1920 vierteljährlich. Die philosophischen Debatten des 20. Jahrhunderts fanden hier ihren Niederschlag, es gab bedeutende Beiträge von Henri Bergson, Bertrand Russell, Henri Poincaré, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Georg Simmel und vielen anderen. In einem der vorliegenden Bände (1918) etwa "Le contrat social de Rousseau" von Emile Durkheim. - Kunststoffkaschierte Bibliotheksexemplare (ex-library copies) mit Rückensignaturen, Inventarnummern und Stempeln auf Schnitten, vorderen Vorsätzen und wenigen Seiten. Einbände etwas berieben. Innengelenke von Band 21 mit Klebeband verstärkt. 1 Seite von Band 28 geringfügig eingerissen (1,5 cm). Papier ein wenig gebräunt. Sonst guter, sauberer Zustand. Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 23800 Gr. 8° (24 x 17 cm), Hardcover (half cloth), goldgeprägte Priv.-Halbledereinbände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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        THE NATURAL HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF SELBORNE. In the County of Southampton. With illustrations in colour by George Edward Collins, R.B.A. Edited with notes by Grant Allen

      Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1911. FIRST COLLINS illustrated edition. Large 8vo. (9.9 x 7.4). Fully illustrated with 24 full page colour plates by Collins. Some spotting to the frontispiece illustration otherwise a fine bright copy in a beautiful binding by Bayntun of half dark green morocco. Spine with five raised bands, 2 compartments lettered in gilt and the other 4 decorated with gilt designs of birds. Green cloth on boards. Plain green endpapers. Top edge gilt. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1911 - 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt with decorative gilt cover and spine designs, with the slightest soiling. First American edition, first printing, illustrated with twelve plates by F. D. Bedford. A gorgeous copy of Barrie's classic work [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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      London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1911. - First edition. Thick 8vo. Original pictorial blue cloth, the spine in stylized titles in black and gold gilt, the upper front cover with title and pictorial scene in black, iv, 800 pp., illustrated, all edges gilt, double column. Contains a lovely fore-edge painting featuring a likeness of Arthur Conan Doyle on one side and featuring a portrait of Sherlock Holmes based on the illustration on page 609 from the first appearance of THE DISAPPEARANCE OF LADY FRANCES CARFAX, by Arthur Conan Doyle. This volume also features a mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle titled ONE CROWDED HOUR, plus stories by P. G. Wodehouse, E. Phillips Oppenheim, and Mrs. Baillie Reynolds. Also featured in this volume are illustrations by Brock, Rene Bull, Joseph Simpson, among others. Lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners, else a very good, clean, tight copy. The fore-edge painting is in fine condition. GREEN AND GIBSON A40. vi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Army of God Knows Where

      Chicago: The American Asphaltum & Rubber Co.. [1911]. First. First edition. One sheet folded and ribbon tied to make four pages. Very light pencil name, light edgewear, still a just about fine copy of this attractively printed pamphlet. The only known copy of one of Damon Runyon's first separate publications, a poem printed by an asphalt company, and dedicated to "Our Civil Engineers." The poem originally appeared in Bohemian Magazine in Boston, probably in 1910. A report of this separate publication was printed in Volume XLII, the January-June 1912 Municipal Engineering Index. The poem is also reprinted in Runyon's acknowledged first book, The Tents of Trouble, a volume of poems in flexible boards published in 1911. His best known book, Guys and Dolls, was not published until 1931. Whether this volume precedes the poem's appearance in The Tents of Trouble (making this his first book), or follows that but precedes his next publication, Rhymes of the Firing Line (making this his second book), we are unable to determine. But we can locate no additional copies of this pamphlet and it is clearly rare. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        SIEGFRIED AND THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS. Translated by Margaret Armour

      William Heinemann. London.,1911. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. 4to.(10.1 x 7.7 inches). Colour frontis and twenty nine colour plates, mounted onto thicker paper and with a printed tissue guard. Publishers tan cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Illustarted endpapers. Previous owners name stamped onto the front pastedown endpaper. A very good copy of this beautiful book.:.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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