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        Magical Titbits

      GEORGE ROUTLEDGE, LONDON 1911 - Bright gold gilt on cover & spine, illustrated, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. General shelf wear, worn extremeties, front hinge lightly cracked, bumped edge, rubbed cover, tanned spine, small bookplate on front end paper, and very light (Barely visible) foxing. DATE PUBLISHED: 1911 EDITION: 220 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Pamphlets and Leaflets for 1910 being the Publications for the Year of the Liberal Publication Department.

      The Liberal Publication Department, London. 1911 - Cover is very lightly bumped at the corner, otherwise in very good condition. Top edge is gilted. Inside pages are in very good condition, unmarked, clean and tight. COMPLETE, with all the leaflets, 2259 to 2370. Included is the leaflet 2358: The original 1910 leaflet publishing Churchill's 14 November letter stating vehement opposition to the veto power of the House of Lords. VERY RARE IN SUCH A GOOD CONDITION. Photo available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Whirlpool ( SIGNED)

      Weiland and Co. London 1911 - A First UK printing published by Wieland and Co. which reputedly had a print run of about 200 copies in 1911.Pictorial paper covered boards with striking illustration by the author’s husband and publisher Eugene Weiland (sometimes erroneously attributed to Austin Osman Spare). With an introduction by Aleister Crowley. Pages uncut. The extremely fragile BOOK is in near Fine condition.The back strip is amazingly intact .The Book is tight,clean and extremely bright for its age. This copy still has the remnant of the original tissue wrapper which covers the back cover and inner flap ( see photos).The book is INSCRIBED ,DATED and SIGNED by Ethel Archer on the front end paper.The author was closely associated with Crowley and The Equinox and wrote these poems to Victor Neuberg and other Crowley intimates.Extremely scarce with such attributes.A Gem! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Graphische Werk Emil Noldes bis 1910

      Julius Bard. Hardcover. Berlin, 1911. Quarto, 140 pp. The first volume in the series. Original woodcuts throughout. Number 391 of 435. A very good copy with excellent, bright contents. Very tiny creases to corners of some upper pages, closed tear to outer paper on the lower portion of the rear outer hinge of the spine. Nolde married Danish actress Ada Vilstrup in 1902 and moved to Berlin, where he would meet collector Gustav Schiefler and artist Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, both of whom would advocate his work later in life. He spent a brief time between 1906-1907 as a member of the revolutionary expressionist group Die Brücke (The Bridge), and as a member of the Berlin Secession in 1908-1910, but he eventually left or was expelled from both of these groups ? foreshadowing of the difficulty Nolde had maintaining relationships with the organizations to which he belonged. He had achieved some fame by this time and exhibited with Kandinsky?s Der Blaue Reiter group in 1912, supporting himself through his art. This book contains beautiful Expressionist woodcuts by Nolde. A very nice example. . Very Good. 1911. First Edition.

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        Ein neues Laboratorium zur Erforschung der bedingten Reflexe

      Wiesbaden: Verlag J.F. Bergmann, 1911 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Offprint from: Ergebnisse der Physiologie, Herausgegeben von L.Asher und K.Spiro, pp. 357-371. Original printed orange wrappers, author&#39;s presentation copy, inscribed on front cover. <br><br> Norman 1667. First separate printing. Pavlov received the 1904 Nobel Prize in physiology / medicine for his studies of the physiology of digestion, which revealed the part that the nervous system plays in controlling digestive secretions. In conducting his researches, Pavlov introduced the method of long-term or continuous experimentation, which-in contrast with traditional vivisectional methods-allowed him to study the operation of physiological processes in healthy animals under normal conditions over extended periods of time. "The continuous method inaugurated a new era in the physiology of digestion and led to new work and concepts, especially in experimental surgery and in the physiology of the brain... The object of Pavlov&#39;s research was both the organism as a system and any of its separate organs that fulfilled a definite function" (DSB)..

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        The Hoofmarks of the Faun

      London: Martin Secker, 1911. First Edition, [First Printing] . Hardcover. ______ Condition Summary: (Good) A sound book internally. ______ All notable faults: Heavy surface soiling and staining of the cloth, light foxing on endpapers and occasional foxing elsewhere. 10266. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing] [Edition identified by: No later editions or printings stated in the publisher&#39;s imprint information [Hammond A12 and Cowen, page 18]] .

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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (26 volumes)

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Cornhill Edition. Leather bound. Octavo [21.5 cm] 3/4 black leather with rose-colored paper covered boards, raised bands, and gilt stamped titles and panels on the spines. Top edges gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Matching rose-colored endpapers. Very good. Light rubbing to the extremities. The corners of the covers are just a little bumped. A handful of the spines are subtly faded. The front pastedowns have a previous owner's bookplates. The pages are tanned. The threads are visible in the inside margins of several of the volumes, however the books are very sturdy. With illustrations by the author, Richard Doyle, George Du Maurier, and Frederick Walker. The final volume includes Thackeray's contributions to Punch, not previously reprinted, and a list of Thackeray's characters.

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        World's Championship Chess Match Played at Havana between Jose Raul Capablanca and Dr Emauel Lasker with an introduction, the socres of all the games annotated by the champion. Together with Statistical matter and the biographies of the two master

      39 pages with two plates, diagrams and table. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering to cover. (Betts: 27-30) Limited to 600 copies. First edition.Contains a general introduction, cover the match and its arrangement, the fourteen games, with notes by Capablanca, a tabular summary of the match and short biographical sketches of the players with photographic portraits. In 1911, José Raúl Capablanca first challenged Emanuel Lasker for the world championship. Lasker had this to say in his newspaper column: "Capablanca's compatriots have a desire to see him contest the world's championship. Today (February 28th) I received a letter from Senor Paredes of the Habana Chess Club, asking me to play with Capablanca in the Cuban city a match of ten games up, draws not to count. This proposition is not acceptable. In the present period of draw-making, such a match might last half a year and longer. I am, of course, deliberating upon my reply, but I do not think that I shall care to play in a semi-tropical climate more than a few games." Several months later, Dr. Lasker countered with a list of his own terms, but Capablanca disputed many of them, most notably a 2-wins victory requirement. And so, the negotiations broke down over differences of the match conditions. In the decade that followed, Capablanca took the chess world by storm, getting the best of nearly every top player of that period. By 1920, Lasker recognized Capablanca's prowess, and resigned the title to him, saying, "You have earned the title not by the formality of a challenge, but by your brilliant mastery." Capablanca, having felt robbed of his chance to win the title in the traditional fashion, convinced Lasker to play, but Lasker did so only on condition that his resignation be accepted, and he be regarded as the challenger. Lasker's resignation was not widely recognized at the time, nor today, therefore this match is generally regarded as the one in which the title changed hands. In Havana, from March 15 to April 28, 1921, the match took place. Whomever you regard as the challenger, the winner was Capablanca, who prevailed without a single loss, +4 -0 =10. Four games down, with at most 10 more to play, Lasker resigned the match prematurely after Game 14, citing ill health, and Capablanca became the third World Chess Champion.Condition:Previous owner's book plate to front paste down else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Naval History Society: 13 Volumes Published Between 1911-1932. A Complete Set

      New York: ,, 1911-1932.. First editions.. . .. Each volue in original publisherÕs gray boards with gilt logo on front board; parchment spines and corners. . A handsome set with 8 vols. in the original matching boxes and most with an original prospectus laid in. Very unusual to find a complete set especially with the majority of volumes in collectorsÕ condition.

      [Bookseller: J & J Hanrahan]
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        Idylls of the King

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. Limited. hardcover. very good(+). Fortesque-Brickdale, Eleanor.. Frontispiece and 20 additional mounted color plates by Eleanor Fortesque-Brickdale. 174pp. Short folio, original ornate gilt-stamped vellum (slightly soiled and yellowed; lacking the cloth ties, otherwise a very good(+) copy). Uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911. Edition de Luxe. Number 68 of 350 copies printed, signed by the artist on the limitation page.

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        The Mariner&#39;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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        The Phantom of the Opera

      New York: Grosset & Dundap, 1911. hardcover. fine. Illustrated by Andre Castaigne and with scenes from the Universal production starring Lon Chaney. Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in full crimson morocco. New York: Grosset & Dundap, (1911). Fine.

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        The Song of Hiawatha

      New York: Rand McNally. hardcover. fine. Illustrations in color & in black & white by Grace Chandler Horn, tall 8vo, handsomely rebound in full tan morocco with a burgundy leather label, raised bands and gilt spine. New York: Rand McNally, (1911). Fine. The Players&#39; Edition.

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        A Calendar of the Public Records Relating to Pembrokeshire ; No7 of the Cymmrodorion Record Series - 3 volumes: The Lordship, Castle, and Town of Haverford; The Castles, Towns, and Lordships of Cilgerran and Narberth; The Earldom of Pembroke and its Members

      London, Issued by the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. - Vols 1 to 3 published in 1911, 1914 & 1918 respectively. pp. vol I: x, [2], 172; vol II: [viii], 149; vol III: xvi, 268. 8vo hardcovers in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering; all three vols have the original card covers bound-in; rough cut edges. all volumes in VERY GOOD+ condition: neat, bright bindings with sharp, bump-free corners; light bumping to spine tails; bright spine lettering; tight text blocks with clean, crease-free leaves; foxing to edges, light foxing to original card covers, and the covers of vol III have a couple of creases and a 1cm edge tear. A wonderful three volume set of these very scarce titles. PLEASE NOTE: This is a heavy item and extra towards delivery cost may be requested. An enquiry is recommended - especially for overseas delivery.

      [Bookseller: Lost World Books]
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      Tornoi d´echecs de Saint Sébastien, Recuei Complet des Parties Jouées au Tornoi International des Maitres- fevrier-Mars 1911. Premier edition, Il n´a ete tiré de cet ouvrage que 25 exemplaires sur papier Japon numerotes a la presse, No 25. 170 pp. 4o. full leather bounded, gilt lettered on front board and spine, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, front and foot edges rough. Condition, moderate wear to boards and edges, corners slightly bumped, cataloging stamp on verso of fly leaf front endpaper, engraved name and ink-stamped name on few pages including half tittle and tittle pages, else very good.

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        The White Peacock

      London: William Heinemann 1911 London: William Heinemann, 1911. First English Edition, first issue, with pp. 227-28, and 229-30 tipped in. 8vo. . Original blue cloth, first state of binding, with publisher's device on rear cover. Covers faded and somewhat rubbed, overall a good, albeit worn copy. In folding cloth drop box . Preceded by the American edition by one day

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        Stranger Than Fiction

      London: William Rider & Son Ltd.,, 1911. Being Tales from the Byways of Ghosts and Folk-Lore. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine a little faded, corners bumped and slightly rubbed, spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with tanned spine panel. First edition, first impression. A lovely copy of this collection of largely Welsh ghost stories, uncommon in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Voyage of the "Why Not?" In the Antarctic. The Journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition, 1908-1910

      London: Hodder & Stoughton [no date circa 1911], 1st English Translation. (Hardcover) viii,315pp. Very good. Quarto in original gilt lettered illustrated blue cloth with folding frontispiece, many plates from photos, map. Spine faded with some foxing to endpapers and minor bowing in covers. Historian F. Wilfred White&#39;s copy with his name in ink on front free endpaper and notations in pencil in margins. Spence 262. First edition in English. Narrative of the voyage of the "Pourquoi Pas?", Charcot&#39;s second French Antarctic expedition on which he discovered Marguerite Bay, Charcot Island & the Fallieres Coast; wintered at Petermann Island, and charted portions of the Palmer Peninsula..

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      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. First edition first impression, no date [1911]; pp. [ii], vii, 267; collation: front blank leaf, half title, with other works &#39;by the same author&#39; in a framed list to verso, b/w frontispiece plate &#39;The Never Never Land&#39;, illustrated title page, 11 further b/w plates all complete and in fine condition. Original green buckrum boards and spine with extensive gilt decoration, cloth in very good condition with light rubbing to extremities, gilt slightly dulled to the front board, but particularly bright to the spine. Contents good and tight, some scattered foxing to letterpress pages, pronounced to page edges and first and last few pages, neat, light pencil inscription dated April 1912, otherwise no markings, crese to rear free end paper, end papers toned as often. A very good copy. Bibliographical note: The character of Peter Pan first appears in the novel "The Little White Bird" published in 1902. Barrie then adapted the Peter Pan section as a play "Peter Pan" which first opened in 1904 and then developed it as a children&#146;s story (Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens), first published in 1906. The continued success of the play and Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens led Barrie to expand the story further as a novel - Peter and Wendy, first published 1911 and this is now the most popular version and of course Barrie&#39;s most famous work. A true first edition in near fine condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bedford, P. D.. 8vo.

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        Les Paysans. Scenes de la Vie de Campagne. Illustrations et Eaux-Fortes de Georges Jeanniot.

      Societe des Amis du Livre Moderne, Paris 1911 - Special copy from an edition of 150 copies on Arches paper, this copy with an original charcoal drawing signed by Jeanniot and two "bons a tirer" etchings of the drawing which is hors texte in chapter 7, together with a blue sheet that is filled out by hand noting the name of the collector for whom this copy was printed. Bound by David: full olive green morocco, with purple border onlay between two triple gilt fillet borders on front and back panel, top edge gilt, seven gilt borders on turn-ins, watered chestnut sil, spine panelled, raised bands, with author and title in gilt, onlay of purple morocco with triple gilt fillets in each panel replicating design on panel, spine faded to tan, tiny bit of rubbing on bottom spine edge, else fine; original wrappers bound in; binding signed on lower front turn-in "David" and dated "1914." Page size: 11-3/8" x 8-1/8". A handsome binding on a lovely book, lavishly illustrated with full page etchings and many etchings in-texte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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      1911. With Illustrations. London: Seeley and Co., 1911. 24 pp undated ads. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition of this curious tale that is part astronomy, part Utopian fiction, and part adventure: a man who has lost his family makes a spaceship and visits the Moon and Mars; he remains on Mars when he discovers his dead son there, reincarnated as a Martian in a Utopian society there. This book is dedicated to, and owes much to, Percival Lowell (director of the astronomical observatory in Flagstaff Arizona), who had become convinced of life on Mars and in 1908 had written MARS AS THE ABODE OF LIFE. Included in this book are numerous charts of the surface of the Moon and of Mars, plus renditions of Mars as seen through a twelve-inch telescope in 1909.~This is an unusually fine, bright copy; it formerly belonged to the famous bibliophile and bibliographer Eric Quayle, who left an intialed note on the front endpaper. Bleiler Checklist p. 208.

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        The Life of the Bee

      London: George Allen. hardcover. very good(+). Translated by Alfred Sutro, illustrated with tipped-in color plates by Edward J. Detmold. 4to, uncut, handsomely rebound in 1/4 green morocco. London: George Allen, (1911). A very good(+) copy. Large-paper edition.

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        2000 Miles on Foot: Walks through Great Britain and France

      London: Walter Scott Publishing, 1911 - A scarce record of pre-automobile tourism. [With:] Approximately 60 pen and ink sketches by Fox, pasted to album leaves. 8vo. V.p. [England, France], ca. 1903-1905. Bound in half red morocco gilt and cloth, tail of spine rubbed, boards soiled, sketches foxed, with Fox's bookplate. Sketches from Fox's wanderings in England and France, drawn at the time described in his 2000 MILES ON FOOT First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. . Blue cloth, spotted and soiled, final contents leaf detached, must; in printed dust jacket, soiled and edgeworn, lacking large piece from spine; good. OCLC: 2 copies [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sinbad the Sailor and Other Stories from The Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder & Stoughton. hardcover. fine. Dulac. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac with 23 mounted color plates, protected by lettered tissue. 223pp. Each page is printed within a decorative border. Thick 4to, handsomely rebound in 3/4 blue morocco over blue cloth; ornately gilt spine and raised bands, t.e.g. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]. First trade edition. Fine.

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      AMERICAN SPORTS PUBLISHING C, NEW YORK 1911 - Bright blue cloth boards with gold imbossed uncle sam with a bat in hand, gold lettering on front and spine. The book has separated from the boards, at back hinge, front hinge is cracked. The spine area is worn. Inside front cover has small book plate. There are many black and white photographs reproduced here. One large fold out of the Polo Grounds in NYC is torn in half. Photographs of all the early players and leagues. Historic facts concerning the beginning evolution, development and popularity of baseball . The text is clean. DATE PUBLISHED: 1911 EDITION: 542 PAGES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis, set of four British first edition, later printings in the rare dust jackets

      Here is a jacketed, four volume set of British first edition, later printings of Churchill's history of the First World War, which he titled "The World Crisis."  These four volumes comprise the history of the war years 1911-1918.  Churchill published these first four volumes between 1923 and 1927.  Two supplemental volumes followed in 1929 and 1931.  These were The Aftermath covering the years 1918-1928 and The Eastern Front, which Churchill initially proposed as "separate from but supplementary to our five volume history."  (Cohen, Vol. I, P.234)   We can supply copies of these two supplemental volumes separately, upon request.  The volumes in this set vary from fine to very good plus, the jackets from near-fine to very good minus.  Volume I, 1911-1914, is the British first edition, fifth printing.  It was published in 1924, 15 months after the first printing, and retains very similar appearance.  The dust jacket's pale green color, spine, front face, and front flap are identical to the first printing, with the rear face adding a blurb for the 1915 volume and the back flap adding reviews of the 1911-1914 volume.  The navy cloth binding is identical to that of the first printing, with the exception of a single gilt star added to the spine.  Volume II, 1915, is the British first edition, fourth printing, published in 1923, less than two months after the first printing.  Notably, the dust jacket is identical to that of the first printing, as is the navy cloth binding.  The two 1916-1918 Volumes, Parts I & II, are the British first edition, third printing, published the same month as the first printing.  The dust jackets are nearly identical to those of the first printing, differing only in replacement of the six-line blurb at the center of each front face with five lines of review quotes from Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph.  The volumes are bound in navy cloth identical to that of the first printing, though the volumes use thinner sheets than the first printing.  The blue cloth bindings of all four volumes are square, clean, and tight with bright spine gilt and only trivial wear to extremities.  The contents of the two 1916-1918 volumes are especially bright with no spotting and clean page edges.  In the 1916-1918 volumes we note only a tiny Paris bookshop sticker affixed to the front pastedown of each volume and some denting at the upper fore edge of Part 2, affecting the blank margins of pages 531-561.  The contents of the 1911-1914 and 1915 volumes are bright with no previous ownership marks and spotting limited to the page edges and the first and final pages of the text, the spotting very light to the 1911-1914 page edges, which are age-toned, and heaver to the 1915 volume page edges.  All four dust jackets are noteworthy for both scarcity and condition.  The 1911-1914 dust jacket retains the pale green color on both faces, with typical spine toning.  The only noteworthy loss is at the spine head, extending to a maximum depth of .5 inch.  There is fractional chipping to corners, spine tail, and the top edge of the front face as well as a faint L-shaped stain on the front face where another book or rectangular object once lay against the dust jacket.  The 1915 dust jacket is an excellent example, highly complete with only fractional chipping at extremities and minor toning to the spine.  The 1916-1916 dust jackets show shallow chipping to the spine ends and the upper edges to a maximum depth of .25 inch.  Both 1916-1918 jacket spines are mildly toned with a few faint moisture stains.  All four dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers.  Fully jacketed, first printing, six-volume sets today - on the rare occasions they are available - command a premium price well into five figures.  This unique set offers the collector the rarity and prestige of first edition dust jackets for the four war years volumes at a fraction of that price.  Bibliographic reference:  Cohen A69.2(I).g, A69.2(II).d, A69.2(III-1&2).c; Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105

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        [Robinson, F. Cayley] The Blue Beard, A Fairy Play in Six Acts

      London: Methuen & Co., 1911. First edition thus. Thick quarto. Original blue cloth with bold gilt ruling and design of birds in flight both covers and spine. Illustrated endpapers, frontispiece and 24 spectacular tipped-in color illustrations by F. Cayley Robinson, tissue-guarded and mounted onto thick card paper with captions. First English edition in this format and with these illustrations; a very scarce book with no other copies found at time of research. T.E.G. A monumental production. Near fine.

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        The Oak Book of Southampton. 3 Vols. with Supplement

      1911. Studer, P[aul] (1879-1927). The Oak Book of Southampton of c. A.D. 1300. Southampton: Cox & Sharland, 1910-1911. Quarto. 3 Volumes. illustrated, facsimiles. Original green cloth, gilt, floral endpapers. From the library of W.H. Jacobs, the editor of the Hampshire Chronicle, and sent to him by the Author for review. They contain copies of his reviews, and also two letters from the author thanking him for the favorable reviews tipped into volumes 2 and the supplement. * English text translated from Latin, Anglo-Norman, and Middle English into English; critical matter in English. Vol. 1. Including the Anglo-French ordinances of the ancient guild merchant of Southampton; Vol. 2. Including a fourteenth century version of the medieval sea-laws known as the Rolls of Oleron; Vol. [3]. Supplement to The Oak book of Southampton of c. A.D. 1300. A publication of the Southampton Record Society. Transcribed and edited from the unique MS. in the Audit House, with translation, introd., notes, etc., by P. Studer.

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        Studier over Metallernes Elektrontheori.Copenhagen / Hannover: V. Thaning & Appel / J. Jørgensen, 1911. First edition.

      Presentation copy of Niels Bohr's doctorial thesis. "Bohr's doctoral dissertation, <i>Studier over metallernes elektrontheori</i>(1911), was a purely theoretical work that again exhibited a mastery of the vast subject he had chosen, the electron theory of metals. This theory, which pictures the metallic state as a gas of electrons moving more or less freely in the potential created by the positively charged atoms disposed in a regular lattice, accounted qualitatively for the most varied properties of metals; but it ran into many difficulties as soon as a quantitative treatment was attempted on the basis of then accepted principles of classical electrodynamics.<br/><br/> "In order to throw light on the nature of these difficulties, Bohr developed general methods allowing him to derive the main features of the phenomena from the fundamental assumptions in a very direct way. He could thus clearly exhibit the fundamental nature of the failures of the theory, which were in fact attributed to an insufficiency of the classical principles themselves. Thus, he showed that the magnetic properties of the metals could in no way be derived from a consistent application of these principles. The rigor of his analysis gave him, at this early stage, the firm conviction of the necessity of a radical departure from classical electrodynamics for the description of atomic phenomena." (Rosenfel in DSB). <br/><br/> Bohr's "thesis had pushed him to the outer frontier of classical physics. It could just be that these experiences encouraged him to push into areas beyond, into the mysteries of quantum physics, as he was soon to do" (Abraham Pais). <br/><br/> Rosenfeld, Bohr Bibliography, no. 3; Dictionary of Scientific Biography II, pp. 239; Pais, Niels Bohr's Times, p. 111; see pp. 107-11). Large 8vo (256 x 180 mm), original printed wrappers, pp. [viii] 120, front wrapper with Bohr's manuscript dedication to physicist Dan Barfod la Cour (1876-1942): "Hr. Afedelingschef D. la Cour / venskabeligst fra / Forfatteren". Some wear to upper and lower part of the spine strip, with a small piece missing, a small puncture mark to the front wrapper going through to the first page (just above the printers name), upper right corner of first leaf with a small corner torn away, rear wrapper and last three leaves with a 3 cm closed tear

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        The Starlit Mire (Review Copy)

      London & New York: John Lane, 1911 In green cloth with gilt title and image, tooling to edges in white ink, covers faded very slightly at top edges. Spine has title in gilt, edges worn very slightly. Internally NO inscriptions, an edition limited to 350 copies for sale in England and America, tissue guarded B&W frontis, title page has an embossed stamp stating Review Copy with John Lanes Compliments, lightest very sparse foxing. Ten superb illustrations by Austin Osman Spare, (viii), 62 pp, (2). Very minimal light foxing to first and last few pages. (ODNB Austin Osman SPARE, described by Mario Praz as a &lsquo;Satanic occultist&rsquo; (The Romantic Agony, 2nd edn, 1951, 396 n. 59) and condemned by Crowley as a black magician, Spare was none the less a keen member of the RSPCA. Urban but unworldly, he stayed eccentrically close to working-class life, and in the mid-1930s produced a set of Surrealist Racing Forecast Cards for picking winners. Misleadingly promoted as a proto-surrealist, or pigeon-holed as an Edwardian decadent, Spare was a maverick artist whose best work carries an exceptional charge. He was above all a prodigious draughtsman, and a prime candidate for inclusion in what Peter Ackroyd has often termed &lsquo;the Cockney visionary tradition&rsquo; (Blake, 1995, 92). Examples of Spare&#39;s work are in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Imperial War Museum, London, and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.) (OCLC 557281800)

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        THE STARLIT MIRE With ten drawings by Austin Osman Spare.

      London/New York,: John Lane,, 1911.. In-8 p., tela editoriale, tagli superiori dorati, pp. VIII,61,(3), molto ben illustratop fuori testo. da 10 tavole di disegni eseguiti dall&#39;artista inglese Austin Osman Spare (1888 -1956), pittore, incisore. Prima ediz. illustrata. Cfr. Fanelli-Godoli "Dizionario degli illustratori simbolisti e Art Nouveau",II, p. 203 che cita anche l&#39;illustrazione di quest&#39;opera. Bella edizione, in tiratura limitata di 350 copie. In buono stato (good copy).& & .

      [Bookseller: Bottega delle occasioni]
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        Under Western Eyes

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1911. Octavo. Original red linen-grain cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Custom red morocco-backed slipcase and chemise, spine lettered in gilt. Spine lightly faded, untrimmed edges of text-block a little spotted, an excellent copy. First edition, presentation copy to John Galsworthy and his wife, Ada, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Jack and Ada with love from J. C. 1911". Conrad first met Galsworthy in 1893 on the sailing-ship Torrens. Galsworthy, bound for Cape Town, boarded the ship at Adelaide and encountered its first mate, the future novelist, angry and black with coal dust; the two writers became lifelong friends. Under Western Eyes is the last book in the astonishing sequence of novels that constituted Conrad&#39;s major phase, beginning with The Nigger of the "Narcissus" (1897), taking in Lord Jim, Youth, Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and "The Secret Sharer". "With Under Western Eyes he even dared to challenge (and arguably surpassed) Dostoyevsky&#39;s Crime and Punishment" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - Five volumes, complete, comprising: 1. GEORGIAN POETRY, 1911-1912. Pp. [viii]+198(last colophon), bibliography; boards lightly soiled and worn, joints starting, with tiny piece chipped from crown, and larger piece missing from foot of spine at upper joint; 2. GEORGIAN POETRY, 1913-1915. Pp. [x]+244+[2](adverts.), bibliography; boards lightly rubbed, spine faded, the joints starting; occasional marginal damp staining; 3. GEORGIAN POETRY, 1916-1917. Pp. x+186+[4](adverts.), bibliography; boards lightly worn, neatly rebacked, with the original papered spine laid on; inked signature & date on blank preliminary; 4. GEORGIAN POETRY, 1918-1919. Pp. x+196+[2](adverts.), bibliography; boards lightly soiled, the spine rubbed and discoloured; 5. GEORGIAN POETRY, 1920-1922. Pp. [xiv]+208(last colophon), bibliography; boards slightly soiled and worn; hinge starting near centre; all gilt lettered papered boards (each volume a different colour), with The Poetry Bookshop device in gilt & red or gilt & blue at foot of spines; t.e.g., others uncut; a little light foxing and offsetting, occasional slight soiling; The Poetry Bookshop, London, 1913-1922. Various editions: Volume IV first edition, others reprints. Woolmer A1a; A11a; A19a; A24a; A33. *From the library of Australian bibliophile Claude Prance, with his book label (or labels) on each upper pastedown, plus his pencilled signature on the upper free endpapers. The first Volume was the first book to be published by The Poetry Bookshop. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Across the Roof of the World.

      Constable and Company Ltd,, London, 1911 - A Record of Sport and Travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, The Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia. First ed. Small 4to. xvi, 437pp. Frontispiece. Many illus. 1 folding map, repaired. Original pictorial cloth, stained, internally very slightly spotted, gilt top. Ex-libris put on front end-paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        The Secret Garden

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1911. Octavo. Original light blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, floral decoration to spine and upper board in blind, top edge gilt. Gift and ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper and rear pastedown. Spine toned, small white spot to spine, cloth lightly rubbed at extremities, front endpapers tanned from inserted material, contents faintly toned, some lower corners of contents creased. A very good copy. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Captivating Set of 8 Original Photographs Depicting Travels Through Inland Canton, China

      China, 1911. A set of 8 original photographs, 3 in sepia and the rest in black and white, each measuring approximately 13 x 24cm, all with manuscript caption in a neat hand, one dated Nov. 1911, each photograph mounted separately to a black cardboard. This magnificent set is in very good condition, depicting striking images of inland Canton (Guangzhou). Photographs show a chilling image of the execution ground in Canton, apparently taken just after a criminal was beheaded, showing a pool of blood on the ground, a row of cottages on one side and a row of workshops on the opposite side and the ground covered with pottery; a view of the distinctive and traditional Chinese rooftops in Canton; a spectacular scene of Chinese boats in the crowded Canton River; a Chinese junk in Hongkong harbor; Kowloon-Canton Railway, which was completed the same year in 1911, connecting the southern city of Canton (Guangzhou) with Kowloon in the then British crown colony of Hong Kong; the Tartar city of Canton with a nine-storied pagoda in the distant; and Memorial at Happy Valley Cemetery, on Queens road, Hong Kong. .

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        Olof Joh: Bromans Glysisvallur och öfriga skrifter rörande Helsingland utgifna av Gestrike-Helsinge Nation i Upsala genom Karl A. Haegermarck och Anders Grape.

      Uppsala, 1911-1954. Tre band, XV + 910; VIII + 1021; XV + 969 s.. Dekorerade linneband.Häftesomslagen medbundna

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      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.,, 1911. Octavo. Original black cloth, white paper title label to spine printed in red and black. Housed in a plain black cloth slipcase. Some minor browning to endleaves as usual, small stain to two leaves, boards a trifle rubbed, spine label a little rubbed and tanned but an excellent copy. With the memorial poem of W.W. Gibson written out in pencil on the final blank leaf. First edition, first impression. Poems 1911 was Brooke&#39;s first substantial collection having been preceded only by a few pamphlets printed by his school and university.

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      Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. London. 1911 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.1 inches). A clean and bright copy in a fine leather binding of recent full black morocco. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Red title label, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely copy of this important volume. One of 500 copies printed. Keynes No. 5. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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