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        DIE BÜCHEREI MAIANDROS.

      . Eine Zeitschrift von 60 zu 60 Tagen.Hrsg.von H.Lautensack, A.R.Meyer u.A.Ruest.6 Bücher (mit den beigebundenen 'Beiblättern') in 5 Heften + 3 Beiblätter.Bln., Knorr 1911-1914, Or.-Kt.Zus.376 S., Illustr.v.Beckmann, Meidner, G.W.Rössner u.A.Segal.Raabe,Ztschr.11; Josch C 3.Kompl.Expl.dieser frühexpressionistischen Zeitschrift, mit den 3 häufig fehlenden extra Beiblättern, die ab November 1913 erschienen.Enth.Erstdrucke von u.a.Benn, Herrmann-Neiße, Heym, Kanehl, Leonhard, Zech u.den Hrsg.Rücken von Buch 1 mit kl.Fehlstelle, Umschlag d.vorletzten Beiblatts im Falz unauffällig verstärkt, sonst (von leichter Bräunung abgesehen) schönes Expl..

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        PETER AND WENDY

      Hodder and Stoughton 1911 - First edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration in pictorial dustwrapper stamped in gilt mirroring the design on the cloth. A fine copy, with cloth and gilt exceedingly bright and just a little foxing to the page edges. In a very good dustwrapper indeed, with the spine faded as usual and some wear to the head of the spine, but a very well preserved example. Pictorial title page and frontispiece, plus 11 black and white illustrations by F.D. Bedford. The character of Peter Pan is first encountered in 1902 as part of The Little White Bird, a novel for adults. The popularity of this small section prompted Barrie to develop it as a children's story (Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, published in 1906) and adapt it as a play (Peter Pan, which opened in 1904). The continued success of the play led Barrie to expand the story further as a novel (Peter and Wendy, 1911), which is the version best known today. This story tells the popular version of the tale featuring Wendy Darling and Nana the dog. The final chapter of this novel, entitled, "When Wendy Grew Up", sees Peter visiting a grown up Wendy, part of the story which had not appeared in the play or earlier versions of the story. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peter and Wendy

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]. London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1911]. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, and 11 plates. Boards rubbed, endpapers toned, light foxing to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with the decorations and titles gilt. Peter and Wendy is an expanded adaptation into novel form of the story first made popular in the 1904 stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jekyll Island Club

      Brunswick: Privately Published, 1911. Brunswick: Privately Published, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 61 tissue protected photogravure plates. Blue cloth covers. Leather spine with gilt stamped title on spine. Leather is lightly rubbed along the joints. Rear hinge slightly cracked. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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        Mechanische Zeitzünder. Mit 115 Bildern im Text und auf Tafel.

      Berlin, Eisenschmidt, 1911.. Royal octavo. Pp. vi, 122, 33, (1) publisher's ad. Plus large folding plate with 11 lithograph illustrations. With over 100 letterpress mechanical illustrations to the text. Charts, footnotes, appendix. Handsome letterpress publisher's device to verso of title. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, contemporary cloth-backed boards with original printed cover laid down, shelf labels to spine. In fine condition (old institutional stamps and marks). Overall an excellent copy. ~ First edition..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        The Novels

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911. Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1911. 12 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spines gilt. Engraved frontispiece portrait. An incredibly fresh and bright set with some toning to endpapers and the merest smattering of foxing pages and edges, bookplate to front pastedowns, corners lightly rubbed, an excellent set. The Winchester Edition, the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. The Winchester Edition was first published by Grant Richards in 1898.

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        GESCHICHTE DER LATINISCHEN LITERATUR DES MITTELALTERS.

      3 VOLUMI IN- 8° GR. TELA EDIT. COMPLESSIVE 2852 PP. ESEMPLARE COME NUOVO CON LE SOVRACOPERTINE. > (PAETOW, P. 107, N. 787). NUMEROSI RIFERIMENTI BIOGRAFICI.

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        BÖTTICHER, Hans: Was ein Schiffsjungen-Tagebuch erzählt. (= Die Bücher der Lese. Herausgegeben von Theodor Etzel und Georg Muschner.)

      München, Die Lese, 1911.. *Erste Ausgabe. - W/G 4. - Kayser/des Coudres 7. - 'Dieses Buch wurde gedruckt bei R.Oldenbourg in München / Die Ausstattung besorgte Berthold Kürting in München.' - Erstes der autobiographischen Bücher. (12) 156 (4) Seiten, blaues Orig.-Leinen mit schwarzer Typographie. - Gutes Exemplar; sehr selten!!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliomania]
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        Die deutschen Volksbücher.

      . 6 Bände. Diederichs, Jena 1911-24. Mit 6 handkolor. Titelbildern u. 14 handkolor. Textholzschnitten. Braune Lederbände mit blindgeprägt. Deckeln u. Rückentitel. Farb. Kopfschnitt, sonst unbeschn. Rücken etwas verblasst, Kanten leicht berieben. Besitzeintr. auf Vorsätzen. - Je eines von 200 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf echtem Bütten in Leder. Druck von W. Drugulin, Lpz. - Enthält. Alexander der Große, Fortunatus Glückseckel, Johann Faust, Historie von den sieben weisen Meistern, Till Eulenspiegel, Tristan und Isolde..

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        Studier over Metallernes Elektrontheori. Afhandling for den filosofiske Doktorgrad.

      . Kbhvn. / Copennhagen 1911. [6]+120 p. Heftet ekspl. med de orig. omslag. Unbound as published with orig. wrapper preserved. * First edition of Niels Bohr's thesis. A wellpreserved copy of this rare work. The author's thesis was a purely theoretical work, that again exhibited how masterly of the vast subject he had chosen, the electron theory of metals. This theory, which pictured the metallic state as a gas of electrons moving more or less freely in the potential created by the positively charged atoms disposed in a regular lattice, accounted qualitatively for the most varied properties of metals; but it ran into many difficulties as soon as a quantitative treatment was attempted on the basis of then accepted electrodynamics. In order to throw light on the nature of these difficuties, Bohr develloped general methods allowing him to derive the main features of the phenomena from the fundamental assumption in a very direct way. He could thus clearly exhibit the fundamental nature of the failures of the theory which were in fact attributed to an insuffiency of the classical principles themselves. The rigor of his analysis gave him, at this early stage, the firm conviction of the necessity of a radical departure from classical electrodynamics for the description of atomic phenomena." (Leon Rosenfeld). DSB II, 239. Rosenfeld 3. Roller & Goodman I,134..

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        The Novels.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911 - 12 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spines gilt. An incredibly fresh and bright set with some toning to endpapers and the merest smattering of foxing pages and edges, bookplate to front pastedowns, corners lightly rubbed, an excellent set. Engraved frontispiece portrait. The Winchester Edition, the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. The Winchester Edition was first published by Grant Richards in 1898.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN

      Hodder & Stoughton , 1911. Hodder & Stoughton , 1911. First edition, Deluxe issue, no. 140 of 750 copies, numbered and signed by Dulac. Large 4to. In the publisher's full white vellum binding, with vignettes and titles embossed in gilt. Top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Silk ties lacking. A near fine copy of this beautiful book, with the vellum bright and clean. Housed in custom made cloth slipcase. Pictorial endpapers with peacock design. 28 mounted colour plates, all perfect and beautiful - the frontis is Dulac's famous illustration for the Princess and the Pea. The frontis has a tissue guard and all the other plates have captions on solid pages. Each text page has a decorative border in olive green. The deluxe edition of this beautiful book, priced at £5 5/-, sold out almost immediately on publication. The book is advertised by the publishers as "from end to end a delight" and contemporary reviewers concurred. Stories include some of the most popular fairy tales of all time; The Snow Queen, The Real Princess, The Little Mermaid and The Emperor's New Clothes.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        St. Wendel, Adreßbuch für den Kreis St. Wendel nebst ausführlichem Behördenverzeichnis und sonstigem für den Kreiseingesessenen unentbehrlichem Inhalt 1911. Enthält neben St. Wendel auch die Bürgermeisterei St. Wendel Land mit den Ortschaften Dörrenbach, Mainzweiler, Niederlinxweiler, Oberlinxweiler, Remmesweiler, Steinbach, Merschtweiler und Metschhausen. Bürgermeisterei Alsweiler, Bürgermeisterei Oberkirchen, Bürgermeisterei Baumholder, Bürgermeisterei Burglichtenberg, Bürgermeisterei Grumbach und Bürgermeisterei Sien. Mit jeweils vielen kleinen Orten.

      Druck und Verlag Fritz Maurer Nachf. Inh. Albert May, St. Wendel.,. 198 und XXIV Seiten, 8°, Halbleinen. Ordentliches Exemplar, lediglich Deckel etwas stärker berieben, stockfleckig. Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Andrea Hauck]
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        Die deutschen Schutzgebiete in Afrika und der Südsee. Amtliche Jahresberichte, herausgegeben vom Reichs-Kolonialamt. 1909/10; 1910/11; 1911/12; und 1912/13. Zusammen 4 Bände, komplett, = alles erschienene.

      Berlin, Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, Königliche Hochbuchhandlung, 1911 bis 1914.. Jeweils Seegrüne Original-Leinwand, goldgeprägter Deckel- und Rückentitel, Lesebändchen, Groß-8°, Band 1: XVII, 203, 258 Seiten, Band 2: XVI, 187, 333 Seiten, 70 Seiten Anzeigenanhang, alter handschr. Namenszug auf leerem Vorsatz, Band 3: XVII, 181, 370 Seiten, 59 Seiten Anzeigenanhang, Band 4: XX, 215, 409 Seiten, 43 Seiten Anzeigenanhang, Name auf Vorsatz und oberes Kapital 2 cm eingerissen. Insgesamt sehr schöne Exemplare..

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        Siren-Land

      J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London 1911 - Pp. viii, 302. Frontispiece with tissue guard plus 23 plates, map, 1 text illustration. Green cloth, front cover lettered and illustrated in black, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt. Free endpapers tanned, small, neat pencil notes to front free endpaper, several neat ink corrections to the index. Very light rubbing to tips, otherwise a very clean, very good, square, tight copy. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Die Baukunst und Religiöse Kultur der Chinesen . Volume I: P'U T'O Shan - Die Heilige Insel der Kuan Yin, Göttin Der Barmherzigkeit / Volume II: Gedächtnistempel Tze Tang / Volume III: Pagoden

      Reimer, Berlin - three volumes 1911, 1914, and 1931; all volumes bound in their original printed yellow cloth; vol.I: pp. XVII, (3), 203, 208 illustrations, 33 plates; vol.II: pp. XXI, 288, 212 illustrations, 36 plates; vol.III: pps. XV, 428, 514 illustrations, 10 plates; this set is coming from the library of the publisher Franz Bachem and there are numerous pencil annotations by his hand in volume 1 and 2; inner hinges of volume I expertly reinforced; all volumes are clean and complete; volume 1 and 2 are in very good condition, volume 3 is in fine condition; we add a two page handwritten letter from Ernst Boerschmann to Franz Bachem, a carte-de-visite from Boerschmann to Bachem, signed Königsberg 24.5.1916, book reviews/newspaper articles (1905-1920), publisher adds, and two offprints on related subjects (Dr. Krieger "Putu, Chinas heilige Insel" in: Koloniale Rundschau 1909; Dr. Franke "Die heilige Insel Pu-to" in Globus, Illustrierte Zeitschrift.1893); a very nice, complete set with interesting provenance; rare thus, please inquire before ordering

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        Chemistry of Food and Nutrition

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. Thick octavo, 355 pages + ads. First edition. An important work in the history of nutrition. Sherman, was the first to apply the measurement of calories to nutrition, and was among the first to isolate individual various nutrients including certain minerals, vitamins and amino acids. This work was said to have been the inspiration for the USDA dietary guidelines, first developed by Hazel Stiebeling in 1933. StiebelingÕs work was the first quantitative national dietary standard for the minerals calcium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamins A and C. The values were based on her research in the Sherman laboratory. Small ownership sticker removed from front pastedown, otherwise a fine copy, in publisherÕs green cloth.

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        Portrait, 1911. Photogravure auf Japan-Papier aus: Camera Works, Heft 33, 1911. Druckformat: 14,3 x 17,6 cm; Japanpapierformat: 21,0 x 27,0 cm; Papierformat (= Heftformat): 21,0 x 30,0 cm. Exzellenter Erhaltungszustand; der Druck der Fotogravure in sattem Braunschwarz. Anhand dieses Drucks wird begriffen, welche Qualitätsanforderung der Herausgeber von "Camera Works", Alfred Stieglitz, an die Druckerei stellte.

      . . Kuehn, Heinrich: Portrait, 1911. Photogravure on japan paper, originate from: Camera Works, issue 33, 1911. Print size: 14,3 x 17,6 cm; size of japan paper: 21,0 x 27,0 cm; size of issue paper: 21,0 x 30,0 cm. - Excellent, outperform print.

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        Under Western Eyes

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1911. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1911. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. Spine faded, cloth lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers toned, spotting to edges of text block and scattered through contents. A very good copy. Second edition, published in the same month as the first. Presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To A. & W. Rothenstein, affectionately from Joseph Conrad, 1911". With the recipient's bookplate on the front free endpaper. Rothenstein, an artist, was a friend and staunch supporter of Conrad, often loaning him money in light of his "chronic prodigality" (ODNB). The A in the dedication refers to Rothenstein's wife, Alice. Provenance: from the library of Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger, with his bookplate.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PETER AND WENDY

      Hodder and Stoughton [], 1911. Hodder and Stoughton [], 1911. First edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration in pictorial dustwrapper stamped in gilt mirroring the design on the cloth. A fine copy, with cloth and gilt exceedingly bright and just a little foxing to the page edges. In a very good dustwrapper indeed, with the spine faded as usual and some wear to the head of the spine, but a very well preserved example. Pictorial title page and frontispiece, plus 11 black and white illustrations by F.D. Bedford. The character of Peter Pan is first encountered in 1902 as part of The Little White Bird, a novel for adults. The popularity of this small section prompted Barrie to develop it as a children's story (Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, published in 1906) and adapt it as a play (Peter Pan, which opened in 1904). The continued success of the play led Barrie to expand the story further as a novel (Peter and Wendy, 1911), which is the version best known today. This story tells the popular version of the tale featuring Wendy Darling and Nana the dog. The final chapter of this novel, entitled, "When Wendy Grew Up", sees Peter visiting a grown up Wendy, part of the story which had not appeared in the play or earlier versions of the story.

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        Peter and Wendy

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911: Unstated, early American printing; copyright page is dated 1911 and the Scribner seal is present though this is a slightly smaller format than the first edition. In original dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact. In Very Good condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Offsetting to end sheets. Cloth shows faint wear at corners and spine ends, light blemish to top of rear board. The dust jacket shows chipping and rubbing, with light staining or discoloration to the majority of the spine and rear panel A nice copy, presents well. Rare in jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        ETHAN FROME

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

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        Die Seele und Die Formen - Essays.

      Berlin, Egon Fleischel & Co., 1911.. First Edition / Erstausgabe. 21.3cm x 14.8cm. 373 pages. Original Hardcover. Gilt lettering on spine and frontboard, slightly faded. / Originales Halbleinen. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Rare ! Endpaper signed by preowner. / Die Bindung gering berieben. Das Halbleinen etwas ausgeblichen. Bindung und Vorsatzpapiere firm und wunderbar erhalten. Innen aussergewöhnlich sauber und gut erhalten..

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        Report on Foreign Manoeuvres. 1910

      London: Prepared by the General Staff, War Office, 1911. London: Prepared by the General Staff, War Office,, 1911. [Together with;] Report on Changes in Foreign Armies during 1910. 2 volumes octavo. The first red morocco-grained cloth on stiff card boards, title gilt to the spine and upper board; the second red cloth-backed printed printed paper-covered boards, title gilt to the spine. Illustrations to the text, some half-tones. A little rubbed, ink stamps of the Royal Army Medical College library to the front endpapers and title pages, in the second the front hinge is cracked to the straps but holding, overall very good. First, and only, editions of these extremely uncommon reports "For Official Use Only", only 750 copies of the first and 450 of the second, but just a single copy of the manoeuvres traced institutionally, at the Australian Defence Force Academy. IWM has a copy of the 1906 report on manoeuvres, and KCL, Australian War Memorial and the Australian National Library that of 1912, with the ADFA holding copies of the '07-08, '11 and '13 reports; KCL, Institute for Historical Research have copies of the 1905 Report on Changes …, and AWM that for 1906. Largely the work of military attachés who were "directly and intimately involved in obtaining information about their host nations" (Seligmann, Spies in Uniform, p219), these works contained careful observations from the yearly manoeuvres in most of the major European nations - those of Germany and Austro-Hungary in considerable detail - together with Japan, Turkey and the USA, and "a compendium of recent developments that had taken place in the thought, equipment and training of the world's major land forces" (p217). Material of this kind is rarely encountered, and offers a professional view of the rapid military developments occurring on the eve of the First World War.

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        First edition. RAND MCNALLY & CO.'S COMMERCIAL ATLAS of AMERICA

      RAND MCNALLY & COMPANY, CHICAGO 1911 - First Edition As Renowned "Commercial" Atlas. [In small print] Containing large-scale maps of all states and territories in the United States, of the Dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, Cuba, Porto Rico, Hawaii, the Philippines, Japan and China. All existing railroads and interurban systems, the different railroads being distinguished by numbers and interurban lines by letters, the express company doing business over each road is given in index and in special table on margin of map. New and original ready-reference shipper's index, accurately locating on the maps all islands, lakes, rivers, mountains, counties, parishes, cities, towns, post offices, railroad stations, and villages; locating the railroad upon which each station is situated giving the nearest mailing point for all places not post offices; designating money order post offices, rural delivery offices, and telegraph stations; and naming express companies doing business at each point, with the population figures, from the Thirteenth Census returns. Alphabetical list of main and branch line railroads in the United States, Dominion of Canada, Republic of Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Hawaii, showing termini of trunk lines and branches and their location on the map, with express companies doing business over each railroad. Alphabetical list of steamboat and steamship lines, and public buildings of the large cities in the United States. Complete reference maps of all countries, with full and revised index of each.Very large folio [20.75 x 15.5"] 438 p. col. doub.-pg. maps, tables. Green buckram, contents in white on front. Hinges cracked, some wear, contents list rubbed off cover. First edition under this title, employing the adjective "commercial" rather than "business." Slightly larger size format than the earlier business atlases. Within five years the edition numbering was reverted to sequence; this is actually the forty-second edition. Title text reduced to a block of seven short paragraphs. Contents tight and quite good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Official Handbook for Boys

      New York: Published for the Boy Scouts of America By Doubleday, Page & Company. Printed at Country Life Press., 1911. New York: Published for the Boy Scouts of America By Doubleday, Page & Company. Printed at Country Life Press., 1911. Very scarce official hardcover second printing of the first edition of the Boy Scouts Handbook. Photo frontispiece with Shredded Wheat advertisement on reverse followed by 16 (xvi) introductory pages, 404 text pages, and [24] unnumbered advertising pages in rear. (The first printing has only 400 text pages.) Sound binding; front hinge intact; rear hinge cracked. Clean pages with generally light wear. Closed tear one leaf. Edgewear and corner folds to front free endpaper and frontispiece. Cover shows some wear and soiling. Legible lettering and decoration on both spine and front cover.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. Illus. by Grant, Gordon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK

      , 1911. 1911. Illustrated. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. 6 pp undated ads. Original blue-grey cloth with affixed front cover illustration. First Edition, which consisted of 4,265 copies. Jack had planned for his and Charmian's voyage on this 45-foot ketch (costing him at least $30,000) to be a seven-year one -- but diseases (especially yaws) and financial crises reduced it to a two-year fiasco (1907-1909). Illustrated with photographs, this book is a compilation of the accounts he sent back to the magazine that had helped fund the boat's construction.~The foreword to his account of the voyage, THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK, was very revealing. "The ultimate word is I LIKE," he confessed. "It is I LIKE that makes the drunkard drunk and the martyr wear a hair shirt; that makes one man a reveler and another man an anchorite; that makes one man pursue fame, another gold, another love, and another God. Philosophy is very often a man's way of explaining his own I LIKE." Yet what of a man who wanted drink and revolution, revelry and intense study, fame, gold, love, and faith in mankind all at once, as Jack did? He could only try to do everything simultaneously, at the waste of his energy, at the eventual cost of his life. I LIKE is the cry of the child, not the voice of the grown man, which is I ACCEPT. [Sinclair]~As in all copies, the title leaf is a cancel. This is a fine, bright copy (one small droplet-mark at the base of the spine) of a book tough to find in this condition. Sisson & Martens p. 58; Blanck 11929.

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        Ausdrucksstarkes Ölgemälde " Einlaufendes Segelschiff im Abendlicht ".

      . In warmen Tönen gemaltes Bild eines in den Hafen einlaufenden Segelschiffes im Abendlicht, rechts ein Leuchtfeuer auf einer Mole. Das mit Öl auf Malpappe gemalte Bild ist rechts unten vom Maler mit G. Lukas-Larsen (* 1911 - 1965 ) signiert, undatiert. Bildmaße: Höhe x Breite: 60 x 49 cm. Das Bild von guter Erhaltung, ungerahmt.( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        WRITINGS IN PROSE AND VERSE OF RUDYARD KIPLING - 25 VOLUMES

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Contains Preface and Introduction for the "Outward Bound Edition, " but this is not shown elsewhere. Beautiful set, bound in 3/4 dark green leather, aged to more of a dark brown on spines, over pale green cloth. Marbled endpapers. Gilt top edges. Spines have five raised bands, with gilt lettering and decorations (one elephant's head and two florals each spine, with "swastika" at top, thin gilt rule top and bottom). Frontispieces. Illustrations. There is some edgewear and some wear to corners, but not enough to detract from the overall appearance of the set. Volume I has a small light-red smear on the rear cover. There is a little light soil here and there. All volumes are very tight, with excellent interiors. Each one has a rather large but attractive bookplate on the front endpaper. All in all, very good.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        Arktische Landschaft

      . Öl auf Leinwand, auf Pappe montiert, unten links datiert und monogrammiert: "10.7.11 RF.", 21 x 35,8 cm. Guter Zustand inkl. Rahmen. Unsere Studie einer arktischen Landschaft entstand auf Richard Frieses zweiter Nordmeerfahrt im Jahre 1911. Im Juni hatte sich der bereits zu Lebzeiten als Tiermaler berühmte Künstler einer kleinen Jagdgesellschaft angeschlossen. Auf der Reise übers Eismeer nach Spitzbergen wollte man einige Eisbären erlegen und Friese hoffte auf gute Motive. In Tromsö, dem "Tor zum Eismeer" und wichtigsten Ausgangspunkt von Expeditionen zum Pol oder Nordmeer schifften sie sich am 19. Juni auf der "Minerva" ein. Das arktische Klima im Eismeer lässt die Temperaturen selbst im Juli selten über 5 Grad Celsius steigen, und laut dem Bericht des Bruders war das Wetter während der Fahrt sehr schlecht, so dass Friese in Regen, Schnee und Nebel weniger Gelegenheit hatte als erhofft, längere Zeit auf den Schollen zu malen. Auch hatte er Probleme, die Ölfarben in dieser Kälte zu benutzen. Trotz der widrigen Umstände versuchte der Künstler an Deck zu arbeiten. Er kauerte dann nahe am Schornstein, wo er Wind und Kälte etwas weniger ausgesetzt war. An den wenigen schönen Tagen jedoch entstanden einige Wolkenstudien und Arbeiten, die die Nebelstimmung einfingen, ferner von Treibeis und gewaltigen Eisblöcken in der für Eis so charakteristischen blauen oder grünen Färbung. Zu jenen Studien zählt auch unsere Ansicht einer Eislandschaft. Himmel und Eisfläche legte Friese in den gleichen Hellgrau- und Violetttönen an. Die Zugrichtung der dichten Wolkendecke ist durch die sachte Pinselfraktur angedeutet. Im Mittelgrund erheben sich aus dieser nahezu monochromen Fläche, in den Schatten zartblau schimmernd und im Lichte weiß aufgleißend, einzelne Eisblöcke und Schneewehen. Der Horizont bleibt nur zu erahnen, die Landschaft und der Himmel scheinen sich dort ineinander zu verlieren. Friese schaut auf diese im ersten Augenblick so unscheinbar anmutende Landschaft mit einem Blick, der jedes Detail, jede Nuance der besonderen Licht- und Farbverhältnisse mit wissender Sorgfalt berücksichtigt. Auf zahlreichen Reisen, wie etwa in die syrisch-arabische Wüste, ans Tote Meer und Touren im heutigen Israel, nach Norwegen, im Nordmeer und nach Kanada hatte er eben diese Fähigkeit der Einfühlung in einen Ort, dessen Fauna und Flora, die sein gesamtes Werk prägt, in höchstem Maße verfeinern können. Bereits bei seiner ersten Nordmeerfahrt dreizehn Jahre zuvor hatte er Gelegenheit, die Stimmungsvielfalt jener eigentümlichen Landschaft zu studieren. Diese Versiertheit in der getreuen und sensiblen Nachempfindung der Atmosphäre einer unwirtlichen Gegend ist auch in unserer nordischen Eislandschaft deutlich zu spüren.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM.

      LONDON William Rider & Son Limited. [1911] First Edition. A lovely copy of the second issue with four pages of adverts [ continuing the pagination to 328] and 16 pp. publishers catalogue 8vo.Frontispiece and five colour plates occaisional foxing.No ownership marks.The second issue omits the copyright notice but also, accord -ing to Ward and Dalby the adverts and catalogue. The front board is blind stamped and not gilt. Further scans available.

      [Bookseller: John L Capes]
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        Kudrun

      München, Hans von Weber 1911. 1 Bl. (we.) 344 röm. num. SS., 2 nn. Bl. (le. We.), Folio. Pgmt mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und "Kudrun" in Tusche auf V.deckel.. Eines von 1400 Exemplaren auf Hadernpapier (ges. 1507). Handeinband aus der Schule von Otto Dorfner, jedoch nicht signiert. Kalbspergament, spanische Kanten, 7 erhabene Pergamentbünde am Rücken und sowohl links wie rechts an Vorder und Rückendeckel durchgezogen. Lederverstärkte Innengelenke, Lesebändchen, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Sehr präzise gearbeitet. Sehr ungewöhnlich für einen Pergamentband dieser Größe ist die exakte Planheit der beiden Deckel, obwohl die Deckelstärke deutlich geringer ist als beim Verlags-Pergamenteinband. Perfekte Erhaltung. Mit doppeltem Schuber, mit 2farbigem Japanpapier bezogen. Das Buch ist somit völlig staub- und lichtgeschützt.

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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

      London: The Liberal Publication Department, 1911. London: The Liberal Publication Department, 1911. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 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

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        The Phantom of the Opera

      New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911. New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911: First edition, first printing, with statement on copyright page reading "Copyright 1911" with no subsequent printings mentioned; with Braunworth & Co. slug at bottom of the copyright page. Lacks exceedingly rare dust jacket. This book is in very good condition, with damage to the top right corner of the front board and nearby side edge of page block, from what appears to be teeth marks. All four plates are intact, along with frontis illustration and tissue guard. Previous owner name at front free end paper, and small, light pen mark to rear paste down. Hinge exposed with webbing visible at half title page. Pages slightly age toned. Spine darkened. A nice copy of the scarce First American Edition of this beloved classic.

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        Kunst und Künstler Illustrierte Monatsschrift für Kunst und Künstler. RedaktionKarl Scheffler Jahrgang IX.

      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer Verlag, 1911.. 4nn Bl., 653 S. Fol. Originalhalbergament mit goldgepr. R-Titel und reichlicher Verzierung sowi ebs. Prägung auf dem Deckel. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit sämtlichen Originalgraphiken: 3 Lithographien (1 farb.) von R. Grossmann; 2 Radierungen v. L. v. Kalkreuth; und 1 Radierung von M.Slevogt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Almanach der Wiener Werkstätte.

      Wien / Leipzig, Verlag Brüder Rosenbaum, 1911.. Kl.-8°. (2),126 S., Abbildungen + 12 Tafeln. Blindgeprägtes Orig.-Leinen.. Die Redaktion dieses Buches führte Max Mell. Die Ausstattung besorgte Professor Josef Hoffmann. - Mit Beiträgen von Hedda Sauer, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Anton Wildgans, Max Mell, Raoul Auernheimer, Thaddäus Rittner, Max Brod, Peter Altenberg, Franz Blei, Arth. Roessler, Rainer Maria Rilke u.a. - Bilderbeigaben von Josef Hoffmann, Gustav Klimt, Ivan Mestrovic, C. O. Czeschka, Koloman Moser, Josef von Diveky, Moritz Jung, Oskar Kokoschka, Josef Schwetz, Berthold Löffler [und] Paris v. Gütersloh. - Kapitale, Ecken und Kanten gering beschabt und bestoßen; fliegender Vorsatz im Bund in einem schmalen Streifen mit dem Titelblatt verklebt, mit 2 kleinen Anrissen; ansonsten schönes Exemplar, in Grün und Schwarz gedruckt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Helmut Mattheis]
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        POEMS

      Sidgwick & Jackson , 1911. Sidgwick & Jackson , 1911. First edition. Original dark blue-black cloth with paper title label on the spine. A near fine crisp copy with foxing to the end papers and page edges and minor browning to the spine label. Brooke's first book of verse and his first commercially published work, one of only 500 copies.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Der Stefansturm in Wien

      [Mchn., Hanfstaengl] 1911.. Orig.-Farbradierung. 60 x 40 cm. (Plattengr.). In ausgezeichnetem Zustand.. vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Schüttler, Wien 1944; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24 - In der Platte sign. - Blick von der Weihburggasse.

      [Bookseller: Burgverlag Buchhandelsges.mb.H.]
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        Almanach der Wiener Werkstätte.

      Wien/Lpz., Vlg. Br. Rosenbaum o. J. [1911].. quadr.-kl.-8°. 126 S. Mit Buchschmuck u. 12 (dav. 4 farb.) Taf. OLn. m. ornament. Deckelpräg. Reste eines entfernten Exlibris am Innendeckel.. Schweiger 91f - Buchschmuck v. Josef Hoffmann. Die tlw. farb. Taf. zeigen Arbeiten von G. Klimt, K. Moser, O. Kokoschka, A. P. Gütersloh u. a. - Literar. Beiträge von M. Mell, M. Brod, P. Altenberg, F. Blei, R. M. Rilke, H. v. Hofmannsthal u. a.

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        Wieland der Schmiedt.

      Leipzig (und Darmstadt, Ernst-Ludwig-Presse für) Insel, ohne Jahr (1911).. Ca. 23,5 x 16,5 cm. 51 (1) Seiten, 1 Blatt. Hellbrauner Original-Lederband auf vier Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, großer Deckelvignette (einander Umarmende im Schwanengefieder, umringt von einer Pointille-Bordüre) und doppeltem Linienrahmen auf dem Vorderdeckel, Rückenvergoldung mit Strichfilete, Innenkantenvergoldung mit Strich-, Punkt und Pointillerolle, Kopfgoldschnitt und Lesebändchen.. Elftes Buch der Ernst-Ludwig-Presse. Rosenberg S. 75; Schauer II, 63; Sarkowski 1864 (mit Abbildung). Eins von 160 (Gesamtauflage 225) Exemplaren auf van Geldern-Bütten. Gesetzt in Korpus Ingeborg-Antiqua, gedruckt in zwei Farben; Titelzeichnung, Initialen und Einbandentwurf von Friedrich Wilhelm Kleukens. Revolutionäres Künstlerdrama von Richard Wagner, entstanden 1850, "dessen Titelheld, der im Dienst der Mächtigen geknechtete und geschändete Künstler, sich schließlich Flügel schafft, um sich über die Welt der Unfreiheit und prosaischen Niedertracht zu erheben." (Borchmeyer, Das Theater Richard Wagners. S. 200 f.). Vorsätze am Rand etwas gebräunt (Lederabklatsch), Ecken mit kleinem Abrieb, minimale Kratzspuren, hinterer Deckel mit kaum sichtbarem Lichtrand. Schönes Exemplar.

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        Viehtransport. Zeichnung mit India Ink.

      Tanger, 1911.. Original-Tintenzeichnung. Format des Blattes ca. 48x34 cm, hinter Passepartout.. Expressive Tintezeichnung (mit India Ink): Beladung eines Schiffes mit Rinder im Hafen von Tanger! Unten rechts signiert, datiert und mit Ortsbezeichnung Tanger. - Vereinzelte leichte Stockflecken, der Passepartout etwas gebräunt, die Zeichnung an den Rändern fest an den Passepartout montiert. - Ernst Matthes (1878-1918, gefallen) studierte in Düsseldorf und später in München bei Willy von Beckerath, hielt sich in Paris, Spanien und Marokko auf und schuf vorwiegend Aquarelle, Gouachen und Lithographien; 1918 fiel er an der Westfront. Diese Tintezeichnung wurde während eines Aufenthaltes in Marokko gezeichnet: "Dann stellte er sich wohl am Staden von Tanger auf, um das Verladen der Rinder zu skizzieren, die ohne alle Sentimentalität am Gehörne gepackt, erhoben und in die Schiffsbäuche versenkt wurden!, G. Pauli, S. 22/23 im Katalog: "Ernst Matthes 1878-1918" Kat.Nr. 76, abgebildet wird dort die Vorstudie zu dieser Arbeit. - Sehr selten! Siehe auch Thieme / Becker S. 301.

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        Beschreibung römischer Altertümer. (Sammlung Niessen, Cöln). I. Beschreibung; II. Tafeln. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Cöln a. Rh., Greven & Bechtold, 1911.. Two volumes. Quarto. I. Pp. xxii, 311, title-page plate, few text figures; II. repeated title-page plate, with signature, and 148 plates, partly colour lithographs tipped-in, partly hand-drawn and stencil coloured, and partly printed in fine collotype. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's full burgundy cloth by Franz Paffenholz of Cologne, slightly rubbed along extremities, large gilt lettering to covers, gilt spines, decorative endpapers. In a very good condition, crisp plates. A lovely set. ~ Dritte Bearbeitung. Third, preferred edition, which became more complete since first published..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        "Blick auf Stralsund" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 81x110cm; rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet "Mchn"(München) um 1930 [Maße im Rahmen 96x125cm.]

      . Mercker studierte ab 1911 an der TH München Bauingenieurswesen. Ab ca. 1915 begann er - als Autodidakt - sich der Ölmalerei zu widmen. In den 20er Jahren unternahm er Reisen nach Österreich, Italien, Südfrankreich, Schweden und Norwegen. Während dieser Zeit entstanden zahlreiche impressionistische Landschaftsbilder.. Auch erste Industriebilder, für die Mercker berühmt werden sollte, malte er in dieser Ära. Seit 1921 war er Mitglied der Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft (MKG). 1926 wurde er auch Mitglied der Münchner Künstlerbünde "Ring" und "Isar". 1937 nahm er an der Weltausstellung in Paris teil und erhielt für vier monumentale Ölgemälde die "große goldene Medaille". 1941 war er mit seinem Opus Hermann-Göring-Werke auf der GDK vertreten. Nach 1945 malte er hauptsächlich im Auftrag großer Unternehmen wie M.A.N., Volkswagen oder Bayer. Sein umfangreiches Gesamtwerk (man schätzt es auf über 3000 Ölgemälde) ist noch kaum erschlossen. Mercker ist einer der bedeutendsten Industriemaler des 20. Jhs. Seine Bilder werden auch bei namhaften, internationalen Auktionshäusern wie Christie's in London angeboten..

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