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      London: Edward Arnold,. 1911. original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed.. A touch of fading to spine panel, endpapers foxed, mostly free. endpapers, and some foxing to page edges and mild scattered foxing to. text paper, else a nearly fine copy with clean binding that presents. well. (#142563). First edition. The second collection of James's classic ghostly tales. "First-rate stories." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 912. "He was a consummate artist of the creepy tale, and his best works are literary gems." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-108. "... author of some of the most frightening and formally perfect ghost stories ever written." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 233-35. "... a literary weird fictionist of the very first rank ..." - H. P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature, pp. 100-05. Includes "Casting the Runes," the story upon which Jacques Tourneur's 1957 film "Curse of the Demon" was loosely based. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 103-04. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 292-93. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-126. Bleiler (1978), p. 108. Reginald 07820.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        When God Laughs

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911 First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by London on the front endpaper to close friends and members of the author's circle, Carlton and Lora Bierce. Original publisher's cloth. A very good or better copy with light rubbing and minor wear to the spine ends and corners.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Album de Poemes du Livre du Jade (Poems from the Book of Jade, translated from the Chinese into French)

      London: Eragny Press, 1911. Octavo. 28pp., frenchfold. One of an edition of 130 copies. Printed on Japon vellum. This exquisite book contains eight color wood engraved illustrations of Chinese ladies by Lucien Pissarro, within circular borders hand-illuminated in gold. Four or five gold initials per page begin each selection of Chinese poetry. One pictorial initial in gold and colors, and eleven colored floral woodcuts, ornament the text. Title lettering, both Chinese and Roman, also in gold. Stab-bound with silk thread into limp grey-green leather wrappers, with titling and floral ornament in gilt. A superb copy with the original glassine, which has a few tears, and the original slipcase, which is broken. T.e.g. With a signed autograph letter from Lucien Pissarro, dated July 3, 1920, to the noted private press collector Laurence Hodson. In the letter, Pissarro writes that nine copies of the Livre du Jade are still available, and that Hodson can have them at the publication price. Pissarro reflects on the decline of English collecting and of commercial interest in wood engravings, and on the difficulties that the Eragny Press had at the start. The letter perfectly captures Pissarro's beliefs about the production of the "book beautiful." He writes, "I have done my two best books for French societies of "Bibliophiles" who had them printed specially for themselves. The advantage of this is that it removes all of the worries of sales and lets the craftsman give all his attention to his work and the security of placing the whole edition at once allows him not to economise and so produce the best work. In that way the book lovers are dealing directly with the artists and have no need of the ignorant booksellers. I wish we had at least one society of this kind in England." The letter is also in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. First edition. Good +/Good +. First printing, second state with illustration tipped in between pgs. 270 and 271, in an early variant dust jacket. Book in Good+ condition due to smokey odor, some damp-staining to boards and a bit of cocking to the spine. In a Good+ dust jacket, which appears to be married from another book with some chipping at the extremities, age toning/foxing and damp-staining, mostly visible from the verso. London's history of a voyage that he took with his wife through the Hawaiian and Solomon Islands near the turn of the twentieth century. Additional images available upon request. Good + in Good +. dust jacket.

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        The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes

      New York: The Review of Reviews Co, 1911. Semi-Centennial Memorial edition; first (trade) edition. Minor rubbing to some corners, else fine. An exceptionally attractive set. Large quarto.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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      1911. Very Good. [DESIGN] Sugiura HISUI. 44 COVERS FROM MITSUKOSHI MAGAZINE. Tokyo, Meiji 44 to Taisho 6 [1911-1917] Hisui, perhaps the most influential design figure in the development of "Taisho Chic", joined Mitsukoshi department store in 1908 at the age of 32 as a part-time designer and became their head of design two years later. His graphic work on the covers of the monthly Mitsukoshi magazine marked the begining of his rise to prominence and he would spend decades as an illustrator and book designer thereafter, a prime mover in the spread of a native Deco design tradition in Japan. Here we have a group of 44 front covers, removed from the original magazines. They were trimmed by a collector to uniform size and stab bound into an album. Here removed again, they provide a remarkable record of Hisui's graphic genius. Save for the trimming and occasional foxing, in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Ka hana kapa: the making of bark-cloth in Hawaii (2 volumes)

      Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press. Good; 9.5 x 12.5. Volume 1 in original wraps with minor chipping to edges . and slight foxing on a few pages. Partly unopened. Text block split in two . places. Volume 2 in portfolio with soiling to hinges. Good condition.. 1911. Paperback/Portfolio. Illustrated by 26+2 color plates (mostly collotypes) and 47 black and white plates; This is the definitive study on Hawaiian bark cloth. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History, v. 3. Uncommon.; 10; iv, 273, [iii] pp. .

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        The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. The works include: The Magic Art, 2 vols.; The Scapegoat; Spirits of the Corn, 2 vols.; Taboo; Adonis Attis Osiris, 2 vols.; Balder the Beautiful, 2 vols.; The Dying God; Bibliography and Index; Aftermath

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1911., 1911. The Third Edition. 13 volumes. Complete, with the supplement 'Aftermath'. Finely bound in recent dark green half morocco with two maroon title labels and extra gilt to spines, green cloth boards with gilt rule, top edges gilt. A fine set in a beautiful, very attractive binding. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion, is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion. It offers a modernist approach to discussing religion, treating it dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon rather than from a theological perspective. The impact of The Golden Bough on contemporary European literature was substantial. (Wikipedia)

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        ALS & photographic portrait of Giacomo Puccini

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

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Country Life Magazine

      1911 - London - Country Life Magazine, 1910 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Four volumes of Country Life magazine. Bound without covers or advertisements. Includes black and white photographic illustrations and some colour plates. With typed alphabetical stately homes contents page at front. Volume29 part one contains January1st to June 25th, 1910. Volume 29 part two contains July 2nd to December 31st, 1910. Volume 30 part one contains January 14th to June 24th, 1911. Volume 30 part two contains July1st to December 30th, 1911. The magazine covers the pleasures and joys of rural life, as well as the concerns of rural people. It is primarily concerned with rural communities and their environments as well as the concerns of country dwellers. Much of its success has historically been built on its coverage of country houses, architecture and gardening. The pursuits and interests covered include hunting, shooting, farming, equestrian news and gardening and there are regular news and opinion pieces as well as a firm engagement with rural politics. There are reviews of books, food and wine, art and architecture, and antiques and crafts. Condition: In red cloth bindings. Externally, sound with shelfwear, most prominentlyto the extremities. Some marks to the boards. Spines are sunned. Cloth to spine of Vol XXIX Part Two is lifting and its front hinge is a little strained. Internally, generally firmly bound with a few pages loosening. Pages are generally bright and clean, with just some spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Pictorial Key to the Tarot. Being Fragments of a Secret Tradition under the Veil of Divination. By Arthur Edward Waite. With 78 Plates, illustrating the Greater and Lesser Arcana, from designs by Pamela Colman Smith.

      London: William Rider and Son Limited, 1911.. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Octavo pp.xii, 340 including a bibliography. Publisher's salmon pink cloth, gilt titles to spine and gilt titles with author's name in an Orouboros to upper. Top edge gilt, others trimmed with plain endpapers. Illustrated with 78 black and white plates depicting the Tarot pack, by Pamela Colman Smith. Some rubbing and chipping to head and tail of spine, which is a little darkened. Front hinge starting though book remains tight with clean pages. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HALF-TITLE: 'To | Elizabeth Severn | from | Arthur Edward Waite | wishing her God's speed in the work | June 1913'. Dr Elizabeth Severn (Prudentia in Libramine) was a member of Waite's Independent and Rectified Rite Order, created from the ashes of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in 1903 and continuing until 1914. Inscribed copies of this famous Tarot work are rare. Gilbert [A24]

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        Zuleika Dobson

      London: William Heinemann, 1911. Hard Cover. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket. Hard Cover. IN THE RARE DUST JACKET. First Edition of Beerbohm';s famous novel. According to Mark Samuels Lasner, the Beerbohm scholar and bibliographer, there have only been five copies of this book identified as still having their dust jackets. Two are in institutions, two have been in private hands, and the location of the remaining copy is not currently known. The front cover of the plain brown dust jacket is cleanly detached, and there are small chips and tears along top edges, but otherwise in very good condition. Title, author, price, and publisher in brown to spine. Bound in original reddish brown cloth with light bumping and soiling. Some spotting to fore-edges and very occasional light foxing to text pages but in very good condition. 350 pages. LIT/110811.

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      London: Stephen Swift & Co., Ltd.,, [1911]. The Second Childhood of John Bull Folio. 15 colour illustrations and prefatory matter housed loosely in the publisher's blue cloth portfolio. 15 colour illustrations by Max Beerbohm. Portfolio a little rubbed with some spotting and wear to the upper corner. Contents clean. A very good set. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Doctor's Dilemma, Getting Married, & The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet

      London: Constable & Co 1911 London: Constable & Co, 1911. First edition. 1 vols., 8vo. . Original pale green cloth. Covers soiled, spine dulled. In quarter black morocco and green cloth slipcase with chemise and red leather spine labels. Laurence A108 . Inscribed on the half title "to James Hearn, the perfect Father Anthony, / from G. Bernard Shaw. / 23rd February 1911." And with a letter laid in from the daughter of the recipient, explaining that her father played Father Anthony in "Getting Married."

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      1911 - [DESIGN] Sugiura HISUI. 44 COVERS FROM MITSUKOSHI MAGAZINE. Tokyo, Meiji 44 to Taisho 6 [1911-1917] Hisui, perhaps the most influential design figure in the development of "Taisho Chic", joined Mitsukoshi department store in 1908 at the age of 32 as a part-time designer and became their head of design two years later. His graphic work on the covers of the monthly Mitsukoshi magazine marked the begining of his rise to prominence and he would spend decades as an illustrator and book designer thereafter, a prime mover in the spread of a native Deco design tradition in Japan. Here we have a group of 44 front covers, removed from the original magazines. They were trimmed by a collector to uniform size and stab bound into an album. Here removed again, they provide a remarkable record of Hisui's graphic genius. Save for the trimming and occasional foxing, in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, ABAA]
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        Before the Lamps are Lit

      Melbourne,: George Robertson, c., 1911.. Oblong quarto, frontispiece, plates; illustrated cloth, a little shaken, hinges repaired but a very good copy. Attractive children's book of six stories with engravings by eminent illustrator Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Both Tarella (Ella) Quin and Ida Rentoul Outhwaite had attended East Melbourne Presbyterian Ladies' College, Ella was 11 years older and it was through her younger sister Hazel that the association occurred. In Anderson's Singing Roads, Hazel writes "I mentioned that there was a girl at school who was always decorating the edges of her exercise books with drawings of fairies"Her father, Edward Quin, who was at one time a member of the New South Wales Legislature, owned a dairy farm called 'The Leasowes' near Fern Tree Gully and a sheep station called 'Tarella' in far western New South Wales between Wilcannia and White Cliffs. One of eight children, 'Ella' was educated in Adelaide, but spent most of her life on stations. The summers there were exceedingly hot, and whenver possible her mother sent the girls south to 'The Leasowes' for the summer months. Ella's first writing was short sketches of station life, published under the pseudonym 'James Adare' in the Pastoral Review. At the editor's suggestion, she wrote some stories for children, which she forwarded to Ethel Turner (Mrs Curlewis) (q.v.), hoping to have them published in Sydney newspapers. However, Turner strongly recommended that they be published as books, and so her first book, Gum Tree Brownie, came to be published in 1910. Ella's younger sister, Hazel, was at school with Ida Rentoul, and it was through this association that Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (q.v.) came to illustrate Quin's children's stories. Ella married T. M. Daskein, one of the proprietors of Morden Station in far northwest NSW.Outhwaite was both original and prolific: 'the marked success of her work in capturing the imagination of a large audience was the direct impetus behind the spate of finely produced and illustrated Australian children's fantasy books of the 1920s.' (Holden, Visions of Fantasy).A most desirable showcase of this important Australian illustrator's work.Muir, 1907.

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        The Secret Tradition in Goetia. The Book of Ceremonial Magic Including the Rites and Mysteries of Goetic Theurgy, Sorcery And Infernal Necromancy.

      William Rider & Son, London 1911 - Hardcover. Quarto. xxxvi + 340pp. Original white buckram boards, with gilt titling and enlarged design of the Tarot trump 'The Magician' from the deck designed by Waite and Pamela Coleman Smith stamped on front cover. Teg, other edges untrimmed. Frontis plate of Edward Kelly raising a spirit w/ tissue guard, eight other full-page "process engraved" plates, and 188 vignettes, smaller illustrations etc. in text and as decoration. "The Book of Ceremonial Magic" was effectively a revised edition of Waite's earlier "Book of Black Magic and Pacts," with an added Introduction, Conclusion, and three new sections in the third Chapter of the first Part. As the title suggests it is a study and collection of material from various grimoires, including "The Key of Solomon," "The Lesser Key of Solomon," "The Grimoire of Honorius," "The Fourth Book of Agrippa," "The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage," etc. etc. [GilbertA 25a] As usual with this book the white buckram is darkened at spine, with some light marks from handling, light bruising to spine ends and corners. , corners bumped and lightly rubbed, a few light bumps to edges. Occasional scattered foxing: heaviest around the preliminaries and last few leaves. Stil overall a clean, tight VG + copy, one of the nicest that we've seen. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        Twinkle and Chubbins: Their Astonishing Adventures in Nature-Fairyland

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

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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        AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL AND OTHER POEMS with a SIGNED copy of the poem

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1911). First Edition. Hardcover. Light rubbing to the spine tips of the book; bookplate on the verso of the front endpaper. The printed copies of the poem each with a fold in the center. Both book and poems Near Fine. Housed in a Fine green morocco-backed marbled paper clamshell box. Lightly tipped on to the front pastedown is a printed copy of the author's most famous poem "America the Beautiful," complete with music. Lightly tipped to the front endpaper is a printed copy of the same poem (3-1/2" x 5-1/2") signed in print at the conclusion and INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author at the top "Professor A. H. Tolman/With patriotic greetings from/Katharine Lee Bates." A lovely presentation of this popular patriotic lyric.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1911 A collection of fifteen short stories including Shanley's Luck, which is based on the Candadian Pacific Railroad Beavermouth Riots of 1885 that interfered with construction until the legendary Sam Steele intervened. Packard's first book. Frontis color illustration by Howard Brown. Bound in original gray cloth with lettering in white and attractive illustration on the front cover in black, blue and brown. Previous owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper. White lettering on the spine mildly toned. A bright very good plus, attractive copy. . First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        La revanche du corbeau, nouvelle histoire de bêtes.

      Mercure de France 1911 - - Mercure de France, Paris _1911, 15,5x20cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale, un des 19 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 2645 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century. Illustrated from Drawings by the Author and from Photographs

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, (1911)., 1911. 3 volumes; 4to. Publisher's half black morocco with gilt titles to spines, green boards marked and a bit rubbed; top edges gilt. Internally clean. A very good, strong set.

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        In Principio erat Verbum erat apud Deum et Deus erat Verbum

      Hammersmith: The Doves Bindery,, 1911. Sextodecimo. Original brown calf by the Doves Bindery, titles to spine and upper board, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Small catalogue slip tipped-in on front free endpaper. Wear to top corner, tiny chip from head of spine, endpapers tanned from turn-ins, small spot to lower edge of each leaf. A very good copy. First Doves Press edition of the creation account from Genesis.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. With Illustrations by James Thorpe. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

      Hodder & Stoughton, n.d.[1911]. No. 53 of a limited edition of only 250 copies signed by the illustrator. 25 tipped-in coloured plates with illustrated and captioned tissue guards. 4to, pp.xvi:167, publisher's full dark green morocco, the upper cover blocked in gilt with the figure of an angler, top edge gilt others uncut. Armorial bookplate. Spine uniformly faded to tan but not unattractively and the whole still polished; generally a very good copy.

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      London: G. G. Harrap & Co.,, 1911. A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T. W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogany. Octavo. Publisher's deluxe reverse calf, titles and decorative designs to spine and upper board in blind, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Small colour frontispiece tipped-in to illustrated page, 16 tipped-in colour plates, illustrated half-title, title, and contents leaves, numerous full-page illustrations and illustrations within the text, elaborate decorative borders. Binding rubbed, some wear to corners and edges, spine tanned, but contents clean and fresh. A very good copy. First Pogany edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 525 numbered copies signed by the artist on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        TANNHAUSER: A Dramatic Poem, Freely Translated in Poetic Narrative Form by T.W. Rolleston

      New York: Thomas Crowell, 1911. First edition. With 15 mounted color plates, numerous full page illustrations printed in black and red and other decorations by Willy Pogany. 4to, original grey cloth gilt lettered and elaborately decorated in pictorial designs in gilt, blue, and black on the spine and upper cover, t.e.g. A very fine copy, especially fresh, clean and well-preserved. SCARCE FIRST EDITION WITH POGANY’S ILLUSTRATIONS. A sumptuous turn-of-the-century piece, typical of the deluxe editions that were so popular at the time.

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      New York; (1911): Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. no pagination, translated by T.W. Rolleston, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, each page illustrated in black often with accents or red, contains 16 tipped in color plates, pictorial endpapers accented in blue, red, tan and gray. A striking production of Wagner's dramatic poem of fantasy brilliantly illustrated by Pogany, bound in gray pictorial cloth accented in blue, black and gilt, spine gilt, some general finger soiling and rubbing. A very nice copy of this spectacular work.. First Edition. Quarto.

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        ETHAN FROME [ Signed 1st ]

      New York: Scribners. 1911. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. ; Full page incsription by author but unfortunately she never signed her name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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        The Life of the Bee

      London: George Allen & Co Ltd, 1911. Re Set for Illustrated Edition : Publisher's original cream buckram cloth Illustrated in gilt with title to front and spine. Slight darkeing to spine, some black mottles marings to rear, light wear to some edges. 232pp beautifully illustrated with full page colour plates laid-down with titled page opposite. Text and illustrations very clean, binding firm. The title page is un-cut at top edge. . First Thus. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Edward J Detmold.

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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica; A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information; Eleventh Edition (29 Volumes)

      Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1911. Set of 29 Volumes including the Index, plus a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information. Bound in green cloth. The size is 11-5/8" H x 8-3/4" W. The set had belonged to the "Public Buildings & Public Parks" of the National Capital and has their stamp on the title page and front endpaper and a library pocket on the rear endpaper. The leather on the spine has completely dried and crumbled and the former owner has encased the volumes in brown paper which has discolored the endpapers. Text clean, no tears, no loose pages. NO SHIPMENT OUT OF THE US.. 11th Edition. Quarter Leather. About Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

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        Campi golfarii Romae antiqvae De lvdo antiqvo regaliqve excerptvm ex actis divrnis C. Cilni Maecenatis in versvm modernvm convertit et annotavit P. Sibleivs Fervs. (cover title: The Links of Ancient Rome)

      Chicagine: In linea Sartoris (I.e. Chicago: Brothers of the Book),, 1911 (1912 on cover). first complete edition (portions were published previously in the Chicago Tribune), privately printed for the Brothers of the Book; small octavo, 8 leaves; issued as Brothers of the Book Miscellanea Number 1, Latin text followed by English translation; paper wrappers darkened and chipped at tips with splitting along spine, interior near fine; Caesar Augustus takes up golf and finds it isn't "such a baby game" after all; intended to needle those searching for earlier and earlier references to golf. Photos available upon request.

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

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Stories from the Pentamerone

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1911. Selected and Edited by E. F. Strange. Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Quarto (280 × 215 mm). Recent two-tone blue morocco by the Cottage Bindery of Bath, spine gilt in compartments, boards gilt panelled, blue moiré silk endpapers, turn-ins and top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a grey cloth slipcase. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 31 plates on brown paper with printed tissue-guards. Spine faded. An excellent copy. First Goble edition, first impression. The deluxe limited edition, one of only 150 numbered copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STORIES FROM THE PENTAMERONE [Edition de Luxe]

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1911. Limited Edition, one of 150 copies. Vellum Binding. Good+ binding. Warwick Goble. Quarto. Full vellum Limited Edition with a neat vellum reback with original backstrip laid down; boards and backstrip are a scuffed and soiled; new silk ties and endpapers; 32 colored plates with printed tissue guards tipped onto heavy wove paper; all the plates are quite bright and sharp but for 2 that each have a light crease on the bottom left corner; the text pages are occasionally and lightly foxed; despite its flaws this is a stately edition and the first edition illustrated by Goble; digital images can be made available upon request. Good+ binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (One of Only Three Known Copies in the Original Dust Jacket)

      New York & Indianapolis: Bobbs, Merrill, 1911. Leroux, Gaston. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. New York, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1911). First American Edition of Le Fantôme de l'Opéra (first published in serial form in Paris' Le Gaulois between 1909-1910). Translation unaccredited (but by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos). An especially FINE, FRESH UNRUBBED COPY (a touch of foxing) in the ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S DUST JACKET (one large section missing from the front panel, chipping and creasing along the edges, loss of the word "The" on the spine panel). NOTE: it also comes with a replica DJ to put underneath the ORIGINAL DJ should you feel it shows better that way (see photos). Previous owner's ink signature to front free endpaper. The exceedingly rare dust jacket is ENTIRELY UNRESTORED, although fragile, and still retains almost all of the striking image of The Phantom strutting down the stairs of the Paris Opera in full red regalia. The book itself, lettered in white and possessing the blind-stamped impression of the Phantom on the front cover, contains a frontispiece and four full-page illustrations by André Castaigne (1861-1929), a French illustrator initially recruited from Paris to do work for such magazines as Scribner's, The Century and Harpers. One of the highly pleasing aspects of this "Phantom" is the nature of the four plates: one of which is the standard frontispiece (although full-bleed which is very uncommon) opposite the title page but the other three plates are printed the width of the book and then folded and turned 90 degrees, a bold and previously unseen format which allowed for the full beauty and impact of the illustrations. The rarity of the unrestored dust jacket cannot be overstated. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has become an enduring worldwide iconic phenomenon. First came the celebrated Lon Chaney film adaptation in 1925, then the re-make starring Claude Rains in 1943, finally topped by Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical which seems to have given the Phantom literary immortality. One of only three copies in commerce known by us to still retain the Dust Jacket (all of which are in similarly flawed condition) and ours, by a good margin, is the most reasonably priced. Housed in a new custom slipcase. . First American Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Good. Illus. by Andre Castaigne.

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      London: F.V. White & Co. Ltd.., 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.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        The Works of Henrik Ibsen

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911., 39. The Viking Edition, Limited to 256 copies printed on Ruisdael paper, of which this is No.130. 16 volumes; 8vo. Beautifully bound in recent brown half morocco with gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines, brown cloth boards, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Signed by the publishers to limitation page. A little toning to edges. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Peter and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1911. Gilt lettered and decorated olive cloth. Ist US edition published October 1911 simultaneous with the UK first. 13 illustrations in sepia by Bedford. This copy with wear to extremities but giltwork bright and sharp. Food stains on two pages but the rest of the interiors generally clean. A very nice copy of an increasingly scarce book.. 1st US Edition. Cloth. VG+. Illus. by F.D. Bedford. 8vo.

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      1911. Very Good. BARRIE, J. M. PETER AND WENDY. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. 12 black and white illustrations, as called for. 267 pp. 8vo., green cloth with detailed decoration and type gilt-stamped to front and spine. Ink ownership on ffep. Cloth is worn at edges and a bit faded on spine. Bookblock is over opened between pp. 12-13. About very good.

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        Die Sunda-Expedition des Vereins für Geographie und Statistik zu Frankfurt am Main. Festschrift zur Feier des 75 jährigen Bestehens des Vereins.

      - Frankfurt am Main, Hermann Minjon, 1911-12.2 volumes. 4to. Original half cloth (vol. II rebound in same style). With 7 maps (5 folding), 62 photographic plates and 200 illustrations. XXV,274; XV,373 pp.* First edition. - Johannes Elbert explored in early 1910 the Nusa Tenggara islands in East Indonesia e.g. Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Salayer, Tukang Besi, Flores and Wetar, and also the islands of Southeast Sulawesi such as Muna, Buton, Kabaena, Rubia, Mengkoda, and several other areas of Java and Sumatra. Although the main purpose of the expedition was to explore the geographical relationship between the Asian and Australian area, this report also contains scattered items of information on the customs. - In good condition. Cat. KITLV, 1e suppl., p.4; Müller 0316. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN Winchester Edition (complete in 12 volumes)

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911. 1911-12. A very good set of the Winchester Edition complete in 12 volumes, generally recognised as being one of the finest Austen editions. Includes all the complete and incomplete novels and letters. Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt decoration to the boards, very good wtih slight general wear, spines a little rubbed and very small scuff mark to vol. II of Sense & Sensibility, cloth a little marked. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, end papers a little toned. A very good clean set. (Gilson E91). Winchester Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (15 X 22cm).

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      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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        FLOOR GAMES (in Exceedingly Rare Original Dust Jacket)

      London: Frank Palmer, 1911. Wells, H. G. FLOOR GAMES. London: Frank Palmer, (1911). First Edition. Line drawings throughout by J. R. Sinclair. Also many full-page photographic images of toys in military formations). A NEAR FINE copy, rarely found this fresh and bright with the front onlay illustration unabraded and the cloth unrubbed, in a decent example of the exceedingly rare die-cut dust jacket (chips to the extremities, a closed tear through the lower right front panel...although the inherent fragility of the dustwrapper makes the survival of a fine example hard to imagine...and in a book especially designed for children to enjoy...) H. G. Wells' FLOOR GAMES is a delightful story of creative play with miniature figures and magical worlds on the nursery floor. Although unknown to H.G. Wells, Floor Games would eventually be the foundational inspiration for the development of sand-play therapy, the non-verbal psychotherapeutic method now used the world over for treatment of both children and adults. Likewise collected by war-game enthusiasts, children's book collectors, and Wells collectors. Possibly even belongs on a child psychologist's library shelf. A real find which hopefully will be much appreciated by its new owner!. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Good. Illus. by J. R. Sinclair.

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        The Doctor's Dilemma, Getting Married, & The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet

      London: Constable & Co, 1911 - Inscribed on the half title "to James Hearn, the perfect Father Anthony, / from G. Bernard Shaw. / 23rd February 1911." And with a letter laid in from the daughter of the recipient, explaining that her father played Father Anthony in "Getting Married." First edition. 1 vols., 8vo. . Original pale green cloth. Covers soiled, spine dulled. In quarter black morocco and green cloth slipcase with chemise and red leather spine labels. Laurence A108 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Studier over metallernes elektrontheori. Afhandling for den filosofiske doktorgrad

      Copenhagen / Hannover: V. Thaning & Appel / J. Jørgensen, 1911. First edition. A fine copy of Niels Bohr&#39;s doctorial thesis. &#147;Bohr&#146;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/>& & &#147;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.&#148; (Rosenfel in DSB). <br/><br/> & & Bohr&#146;s &#147;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&#148; (Abraham Pais). <br/><br/> & & Rosenfeld, Bohr Bibliography, no. 3; Dictionary of Scientific Biography II, pp. 239; Pais, Niels Bohr&#146;s Times, p. 111; see pp. 107-11)& & Large 8vo (256 x 180 mm), original printed wrappers, upper right corner very slightly bumped, short closed tear to the lower left corner, very faint rubber stamp (unreadable) to the front wrapper, old price to the half tile, the two announcements of the defense laid in - in all a fine copy in its original state.

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        Die Traumdeutung [The Interpretation of Dreams]

      Leipzig und Wien: Franz Deuticke, 1911. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. Third Edition. This is Freud&#39;;s greatest work and one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. First published in 1899, the book introduced Freud&#39;;s theory of the unconscious with respect to dream interpretation, his theories of psychoanalysis, and the subconscious. Its influence has extended far outside the field of psychiatry into culture and literature. Very good in brown cloth with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Minor fraying and wear to spine ends, joints, and edges of boards. The interior hinges have been repaired with green binder&#39;;s tape. A crack is visible to the gutter between the colophon and last page. Light foxing and previous owner&#39;;s signature in pen on the half title page. 414 pages. PSYCH/051512.

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        Stories from Hans Andersen

      1911. In the Original Publisher&#146;s Box[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Stories from Hans Andersen. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911].First trade edition. Large quarto (10 13/16 x 8 7/16 inches; 275 x 215 mm.). viii, 250, [2] pp. Mounted color frontispiece, with descriptive tissue guard printed in black, and twenty-seven mounted color plates (included in pagination). Plates framed with thick pale green line border and accompanied by guard leaves printed in pale green with stylized pineapples on the recto and a border of snowflakes above descriptive caption on the verso. Text pages with pale green snowflake borders at top and bottom. All leaves framed with double pale green lines.Original pale olive green cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Endpapers printed in pale green with repeated design of stylized peacocks. Minor foxing to edges, endpapers, and first and last few leaves. Otherwise a fine copy. In the original publisher&#146;s green cardboard box stamped in dark green with the design from the front cover of the book (some foxing and slight wear to box).Hughey 27b.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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      1911. 1. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN. NY & London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1911). Large thick 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), goldish-tan gilt decorated cloth, tiny edge bump else Fine. 1st edition. Illustrated with 28 wonderful tipped in color plates with lettered guards plus decorative border on each page. This is a beautiful copy.

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        The Novels

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1911-12. 12 volumes, octavo (202 × 135 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, brown and green morocco labels, floral centre tool to spines separated by raised bands, brown cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Light foxing to fore-edges, spines a little rubbed and marked, an excellent set. The Winchester edition; considered the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen&#39;s works produced around this time. In this enlarged issue, the set has two additional volumes, comprising Lady Susan and The Watsons, taken from the 1871 Memoir, together with Jane Austen&#39;s letters.

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