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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.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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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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        PETER RABBIT PAINTING BOOK

      Frederick Warne & Co. 1911 - 1st 1911. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Green pictorial textured card wraps. Pictorial endpapers. Delightful colour illustrations plus b/w pictures to paint. Captions at bottom of pages and blank pages in between. Corners very slightly worn with 0.5" crack at top of spine. one very very faint mark to rear cover else covers are exceptionally clean. Endpapers and most of the pictures have been beautifully completed in watercolour. If it wasn't for the fact that the previous owner has written their initials in pencil on the pictures they've painted, it would be difficult to tell which are the originals! This copy has been protected by its original glassine dustwrapper which has a few small holes to spine with slight loss at top, also slightly chipped lower edge. Overall this is a superb copy of a scarce book and exceptionally rare in dustwrapper. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES

      F. Warne & Co 1911 - First edition. 12mo. Grey paper covered boards with white lettering and pictorial onlay to upper cover. A near fine copy, which is bright and crisp, with just a tiny rub to one corner and a small blue mark to the half title. Pictorial endpapers and twenty seven colour plates by Potter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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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]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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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        In Principio

      London (Hammersmith): Doves Press, 1911. Bound in full calf at the Doves Bindery. Endpapers foxed; some binding soiling and fading; very good.

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        Large Cabinet Photo in 1911 of Memphis Medical College

      J. C. Coovert, 1911 - Large Cabinet Photo of The University of Memphis,College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1911 Class and Faculty Photo by J. C. Coovert, noted photographer. There are many famous Memphis physicians such as Doctor Willis Campbell who founded Campbell's Clinic and was first president of the Orthopedic Surgery Association, Dr. A.G. Jacobs who founded the Pediatric Association, Dr. Hasse of Yellow fever fame, Drs. Ellet, Livermore, Krauss, Toombs,Leroy, Maury, and Dr. Heber Jones, all emminent Memhphis physicians of the 19th and early 20th century when many medical specialities were created [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Mariner's Mirror. Volumes 1 through 92 (1911-2006) lacking volumes 16-21 [mostly bound]

      London, Society for Nautical Research/Kraus Reprint 1911-2006 - Volumes 1 through 92 (1911-2006) lacking volumes 16-21, with volumes 2-15 in facsimile by Kraus Reprint; mostly bound, ex library, else text clean & bindings tight. Photos available upon request.

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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1911. 267 pgs. Top edge stained green (rubbed). Olive green cloth with beautiful and elaborate pictorial gilt stamping; light wear to extremities, a few small areas of bubbling to the cloth which appears to be a publishing flaw and not exposure to dampness, bottom corner of frontis creased. The novelized version of Barrie's famous play from 1904. Illustrated with a frontis, title page and 11 other full page plates by Bedford. Garland 37, pg 72-3.. First American Edition. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by F D Bedford. 8vo.

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        Études Baudelaire, Paul Claudel, André Gide, Rameau, Bach, Franck, Wagner, Moussorgsky, Debussy, Ingres, Cézanne, Gauguin

      Paris, Nouvelle revue française 1911 - Livre d'occasion In-4 (21,8 x 16,7 cm), broché, couverture imprimée, 1 f. n. ch., 264 pp., 1 f. n. ch. L'ouvrage peut être considéré comme le pendant critique de la correspondance passionnée que Rivière échangeait à cette époque avec l'auteur du Grand Meaulnes. On y retrouve l'analyse de son admiration pour Quelques Maîtres (titre initial du recueil) : admiration intellectuelle pour Gide, spirituelle pour Claudel, plaisir sensuel devant les meilleures réalisations de l'art contemporain, signées Ravel, Debussy, Cézanne ou Gauguin. Réf. bibliographiques : Henri Vignes, Bibliographie des éditions de la Nouvelle revue française 1911 1919, n°17. Condition : Edition originale de ce recueil d'articles parus dans la NRF à partir de 1910, dédié à "mon frère Henri Alain-Fournier". L'un des 15 ex. de tête imprimés sur vélin d'Arches (le nôtre non justifié) et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière. La couverture est imprimée sur papier Japon (verso du premier plat légèrement pelucheux, dos très lég. bruni). Rarissime en grand papier. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        America's National Game: Historic Facts Concerning the Beginning Evolution, Development and Popularity of Base Ball with Personal Reminiscences of its Vicissitudes, Its Victories and Its Votaries

      New York: American Sports Publishing. 1911. First edition. Cartoons by Homer C. Davenport. Illustrated with photographs. A little mottling to the cloth on the front board else a tight, very good plus copy. A much nicer than usual example of a book known to fall apart from the weight of its pages. This copy Inscribed by the author: "To Charles Kirchner with my compliments. A.G. Spalding. New York Oct. 26, 1911." A very important early history, and increasingly hard to find signed. .

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        REVELATIONS OF THE SECRET SERVICE.

      F.V. White & Co. Ltd., London 1911 - Presentation Copy From The Father Of The Espionage & Spy Fiction Novel. First Edition. 8vo., 312pp. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spine & upper board. A very good or better copy showing light spotting on the fore edge. Subtitled: Being The Autobiography Of Hugh Morrice, Chief Travelling Agent Of The Confidential Department Of His Britannic Majesty's Government. The Author's holograph inscription on the half-title: "With The Author's Compliments". Considered the originator of the Espiona ge story, Le Queux's work over a 20 year span from 1890 through 1910, anticipated almost every development in the genre until the works of Eric Ambler appeared. This master of novels & short stories of mystery, crime & the intentional intrigue is re puted to have been a member of the British Secret Service & began his writings about secret agents largely to finance his work for British Intelligence which require much travelling & socializing with Royalty & other high ranking people. His Mysteri es Of A Great City, [1920] is a QQ [Queen's Quorum Selection]. A very uncommon title seldom offered for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The White Peacock

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

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        The Lair of The White Worm

      London, William Rider And Son, Limited, 1911. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Colour frontispiece and 5 plates, with 16pp publisher's adverts at end. Small splits to cloth at head and tail of front joint, slight ink mark to rear cover, one or two marks internally, a good copy. First edition, first impression, of this horror novel by the author of Dracula, based on the English legend of the Lambton Worm.

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        Grande géographie Bong illustrée. Les pays et les peuples.

      Maison D, Paris 1911 - COLLECTIF ( Onésime Reclus, Aitoff, Busson, Charnay, Huot, Rainaud, etc. )Grande Géographie Bong Illustrée. Les pays et les peuples.Maison d'Edition Bong & Cie. Paris. 1911.5 forts volumes in-folio. Dos lisse basane bleue. Titre et tomaison dorés. Important fer doré sur l'ensemble du dos. Plats percaline bleue. 1er plat orné d'un important fer doré à 2 sphères, d'une large guirlande or et verte encadrant le titre doré. Trés rare avec ses dos bleus d'origine.Tranches bleues.Publiée sous la direction d'Onésime Reclus. Collaboration de Aitoff, Belloc, Busson, Cabaton, Charnay, Chesneau, Cordier, Fraoidevaux, Harmand, Huot, Kergomard, Labbé, Lamothe, Lemosof, Martel, Pelet, Rabot, Rainaud, Regelsperger.Tome I. 371 pages. Préface - Royaume-Uni - France - Belgique - Hollande - Italie - Espagne et Portugal. 7 cartes en couleurs hors-texte. 44 planches h-t et nombreuses illustrations et cartes in-texte.Tome II. 366 pages. Allemagne - Autriche-Hongrie - Suisse - Russie d'Europe - Péninsule des Balkans. 7 cartes en couleurs hors-texte. 46 planches hors-texte et nombreuses illustrations et cartes in-texte.Tome III. 448 pages. La Scandinavie - Sibérie - Asie Occidentale turque et arabe - Asie Intérieure - Perse - Chine - Mantchourie - Empire Indo-Britanique - Péninsule Indochinoise - Japon - Inde Néerlandaise. 16 cartes en couleurs hors-texte. 44 planches hors-texte et nombreuses illustrations et cartes in-texte.Tome IV. 406 pages. Afrique du Nord - Ouest Africain - Colonies de l'Ouest Africain - Nord-Est Africain - Afrique Australe - Afrique allemande du Sud-Ouest - Colonies portugaises de l'Afrique du Sud-Angola - Moçambique - Afrique Orientale allemande - Iles africaines de la mer des Indes - Terres du Pacifique. 15 cartes en couleurs hors-texte. 37 planches hors-texte et nombreuses illustrations et cartes in-texte.Tome V. 371 pages. Canada - Etats-Unis - La Antilles - Mexique et Amérique Centrale - Amérique du Sud - Régions polaires - Modifications territoriales de la Péninsule des Balkans. 14 cartes en couleurs hors-texte. 71 planches ht et nombreuses illustrations et cartes in-texte.Petit accroc à une coiffe sinon très bel exemplaire. géographies. atlas. cartes.

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        Der Sturm. Wochenschrift für Kultur und die Künste. Jahrgang 1911, Nr. 87, November. Herausgegeben von Herwarth Walden.

      Sturm-Verlag,, Berlin, 1911 - Berlin, Sturm-Verlag, 1911. S. 691 - 697 + 1. OHeft. HdO 53831. - Mit dem Inhalt: A. Loos, Vom Gehen, Stehen, Sitzen, Liegen, Schlafen, Essen, Trinken. L. v. Kunowski, Gegen Karl Scheffler. H. Ehrenbaum Degele, Gedichte. E. Lasker-Schüler, Briefe nach Norwegen. O. Rung, Der Vagabund. G. Tichauer, Mit Mutter. TRUST, Lebensfreude. I. A., Ein Loblied auf Dresden. Otto Moeller, Am Nachmittag - Holzschnitt. - Einmal gefaltet, papierbedingte Oxidation, leichte Gbrsp., leicht stockfleckig, Läsuren. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Phantom of the Opera

      New York: Bobbs-Merrill. (1911). First. First American edition. Color frontispiece and four striking two-page color illustrations by Andre Castaigne as issued. Contemporary owner name on the front fly, bottom corners a trifle bumped, near fine in a very good example of the exceptionally rare dustwrapper. The jacket has some professional internal repair, and some modest chipping at the spine ends that continues a bit onto the rear panel near the crown. The jacket art repeats the striking Castaigne image of the Phantom descending the staircase of the Paris Opera House, and wraps around onto the spine, and is overprinted in embossed gold. From an older private collection, this was long thought to be the only known jacketed copy (we remember when it last appeared in a catalogue about 20 years ago), but our research has identified two other jacketed copies. One is a variant design with identical text, type, and $1.25 price, but utilizing a different image from the book, while the third known surviving example is the same design as this copy but with significantly more chipping. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case. Filmed several times, most indelibly with Lon Chaney as the vengeful composer, and in recent decades transformed into a successful musical play, and a less successful musical film. Some modest flaws, but try to find another. A true rarity, and perhaps the only jacketed copy that will ever appear on the market. .

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        The Intrusion of Jimmy

      Grosset and Dunlap 1911 - New York F/NF. The book is fine with neat inscription dated july 1911 New York. The wrapper has no loss ,no soiling with two short closed tears . A spectacular copy with the wrap around dustjacket identical to the Ist .Watt published in may 1910 and G&D obtained the rights and published in may 1911 . There was a copy of the Ist in wrapper in the James Heinemann collection sold at Sothebys in 2000 but it was quite badly chipped with loss. I doubt there is a better copy and all pre 1920 wrappers are gaining enormously as each year goes by . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE DOOR IN THE WALL AND OTHER STORIES . ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAVURES BY ALVIN LANGDON COBURN.

      London: Grant Richards, [1911]. - Small folio. Cloth backed boards, elaborately lettered in gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, printed spine label. Frontis and nine tipped-in photogravure plates. One end of spine label chipped, costing final 'L', boards a bit hand smudged, with a few small nicks at edges; usual mild offset from plates to facing pages, tiny surface abrasion to extreme margin (not image) of frontis, small spot of ink offset in margin of title, otherwise fresh and crisp, with the plates in fine state. First edition in this format, the very scarce British issue. From a total edition of six hundred copies printed on French handmade paper by Bertha Goudy at the Village Press, this is one of sixty copies distributed in the U.K. by Grant Richards with their imprint, and with a handwritten limitation statement on the blank verso facing the half- title, signed at the end by Wells and by Coburn. The hand-pulled photogravures were printed under the supervision of Coburn, from plates he prepared himself. Due to a production accident, only three hundred of the six hundred were issued with the full complement of photogravures; in the remaining three hundred, sometimes one and usually many more of the plates were supplied as aquatones. This copy, as we suspect all copies of the limited British issue as originally distributed, includes all of the plates in photogravure. CARY 70. TRUTHFUL LENS 184.

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        Franklin Roosevelt: Tammany Hall and Its Members Are Not ?all objectionable?

      Tammany Hall was the name given to the Democratic political machine that dominated New York City politics for almost a century, directing the flow of money, patronage and votes in state and local elections. Roosevelt first came to public attention starting in 1911 as a reformer persistently fighting Tammany, a reform stance that cost him the 1914 Democratic U.S. senatorial nomination. After that, he held Tammany Hall at arm?s length, but avoided direct confrontations. He soon came to feel that the touch of Tammany was not always poisonous, and become a dedicated supporter of Al Smith, a progressive and effective governor but a Tammany man. Once FDR was himself governor, however, he again sought to diminish Tammany?s power, helping force its Mayor James J. Walker from office. Roosevelt?s election as president was a dual setback for the machine. The New Deal helped alter the demographic landscape of New York by making people less dependent on Tammany for jobs and assistance, and the election of anti-Tammany reformer and Roosevelt protege Fiorello LaGuardia removed City Hall from Tammany?s immediate control. Still, it retained some of its power and Roosevelt maintained a nuanced position towards it - being essentially in opposition to the machine but not holding the fact of membership in Tammany against otherwise-qualified people. James B.M. McNally was a New York Democrat and Tammany member. Roosevelt liked his qualifications and named him U.S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York in 1943. There was initially opposition to the nomination on the grounds of McNally?s Tammany affiliation, but FDR stuck with him and the opposition dissipated. McNally went on to a distinguished career as Justice of the New York Supreme Court. This letter defending his choice perfectly illustrates FDR?s stance on Tammany Hall. Typed Letter Signed as President on White House letterhead, Washington, June 29, 1943, to his long-time personal friend, Charles C. Burlingham, a New York lawyer and perhaps the leading municipal reformer of the time. ?I am glad to have your second note about McNally and to know that the Bar Association has withdrawn its objection to him. I fully understand your point of view - even though I have never voted in New York City. The fact remains that tens of thousands of people in New York City voted the Democratic ticket and tens of thousands of people are members of Tammany Hall. I do not think they are all objectionable for that reason!? This is our first Roosevelt letter on the subject of the Tammany machine, and it is an extremely frank one. Only in a letter to someone he trusted implicitly would the normally reticent FDR have confided his true, mixed feelings about Tammany.

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        LES TENDANCES NOUVELLES.

      Paris 1911 - LES TENDANCES NOUVELLES. Nº 53 /1911 Revista Francesa de 1911 con excepcionales ilustraciones y grabados en madera (Woodcuts) (Bois) / 32 páginas / una de las primeras revistas con un articulo de cinco páginas sobre los Futuristas ( BOCCIONI, CARRÀ . ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ESTUDIO HISTORICO.

      - Iniciado al celebrarse el Primer Centenario de la creación de su Academia y de sus Tropas. Por una Comisión redactora con la cooperación de los Jefes y Oficiales de Ingenieros. Madrid, Suc. de Rivadeneyra, 1911, 28x37, 2 volúmenes. XIX-554p. y 678p. Contiene datos sobre la dirección central del Cuerpo, su división territorial, estudios y proyectos realizados por el Cuerpo, premios y asociaciones filantrópicas, establecimientos para la enseñanza, organización de la telegrafía militar, automovilismo, batallón de ferrocarriles, aerostación y palomas militares, banderas y uniformes. Las ilustraciones fuera del texto incluyen, entre otros, seis mapas de España con la división en Comandancias de Ingenieros aprobada en distintas fechas, entre 1843 y 1904; facsímiles de planos de proyectos hechos por el Cuerpo de Ingenieros, por ejemplo, el cuartel de caballería de Alfonso XIII en Barcelona (1902), el edificio para el museo de ingenieros del ejercito (1901); planos de líneas de telegrafía óptica; uniformes de Inginieros militares desde mediados del siglo XVIII hasta principios del siglo XX. Todas las ilustraciones vienen comentadas detalladamente al final de cada volumen. Bonita encuadernación actual en media piel con puntas, ruedas en los planos y en lomera, guardas de muaré. (15239).

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        La Locomotion a Travers Le Temps, Les Moeurs et L'espace. résumé Pittoresque et Anecdotique De L'histoire Générale Des Moyens De Transports Terrestres et Aériens.

      Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1911 - 315pp. más numerosas y muy bonitas láminas a color. También sumamente ilustrado entretexto. Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado de época a media piel con puntas, conservando las cubiertas originales. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Frank Lloyd Wright: Ausgefuhrte Bauten [mit Eine Studie Zu Seiner Wurdigung Von C. R. Ashbee]

      Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin 1911 - Very Good slim quarto-sized volume, hard-bound in red cloth in 1943 (as stated in gilt on front board). Color frontispiece of Unity Temple tipped-in. First few pages appear to have sustained some mild wear along the top edge before binding. 10 pages of text in German; the remainder is all plates. 141 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Siren Land.

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. [-] MCMXI. One of 610 copies, of which, 890 copies, (of a total of 1500 copies), were pulped in 1919 without the author's knowledge. 1911 - 5 1/8 inches x 7 5/8 in., half-title; frontispiece with tissue guard; title-page printed in red and black with winged horse design in olive green; list of illustrations; viii, [1]-302 pp., including index; with a total of twenty-five black and white photo-illustrations, and a Bartholomew map of Sorrento & Capri; a number of the illustrations reproduce photographic views of the area. Olive green cloth with titling gilt on the spine with a siren design, titling with designs on the front cover, top-edge gilt. The spine ends, cover corners, edges show light wear, small nick to the upper front cover edge, the spine shows tanning, with some glaze present, and a spot from a removed label; age-related tanning to the endpapers, and scattered tan spotting to tissue guard, the titles, prelims., page margins. In a dark green cloth-covered slipcase, with a matching, wraparound chemise, the inner surface of the chemise is lined with a marbled paper, and has a brown cloth pull; the slipcase is gilt-lettered on the spine: "Siren Land Douglas First Issue London 1911". Woolf A13a; Connolly 100, 20. Weight: 2 lbs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Cantique de l'Aile. Poème

      s.n., S.l. 1911 - In-8 (260 x 170 mm), 16 pp., demi-bradel papier crème, coins, dos lisse avec titre calligraphié en long, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture conservée (reliure signée Loisellier - Le Douarin). Très rare première édition parue en juillet 1911 de cet hommage à l'aviation à l'époque de ses pionniers. (La deuxième édition date de 1922, quatre ans après la mort d'Edmond Rostand). Tirage limité à 10 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vergé à la forme, celui-ci N° 1. Orné d'aquarelles originales par Robert Sallès, dont 1 à pleine page signée, datée du 31 décembre 1911 à Paris, 1 grande vignette, 1 petite vignette, et 1 cul-de-lampe. Robert Sallès (Lisieux, Calvados, 1871 - 1929) est un peintre d'histoire, de scènes animées et paysages urbains, élève d'Alexandre Cabanel à l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris, et qui exposa au Salon des Artistes Français ; ses oeuvres sont exposées au Musée de Lisieux (Benezit). (quelques légères petites piqûres sur le premier plat). // Octavo (260 x 170 mm), 16 pp., three-quarter bradel cream paper, smooth spine with calligraphic title, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover preserved (binding signed Loisellier - Le Douarin). Very rare first edition of this homage to early aviation, published in July 1911. (The second was published in 1922, four years after the author's death). Limited printing of only 10 numbered copies on nice paper "vergé à la forme" ; this copy is Nr 1. Illustrated with original watercolours by Robert Sallès, including 1 full-page signed and dated 31 december 1911 in Paris, 1 tall vignette, 1 small, and 1 cul-de-lampe. Robert Sallès (Lisieux, Calvados, 1871 - 1929), was a painter of history, living scenes and urban landscapes, student of Alexandre Cabanel in Paris "Ecole des Beaux-Arts", who exhibited in "Salon des Artistes Français" ; his paintings are exhibited in Lisieux Museum. (Benezit). (some light small spots on top cover).

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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]

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