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      1911. 1. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK by Anna Alice Chapin. NY: Dodd Mead (Oct. 1911). Large 4to (9 1/2 x 12 1/2"), brown cloth, pict. paste- on, minor corner crease on 2 plates else a near Fine, clean and bright copy. First edition of an exceedingly difficult to find book, illustrated by Miss Smith with 6 very large tipped in color plates, mounted on heavy orange paper with lettered tissue guards. The text is a wonderful fairy fantasy. This is the Deluxe Edition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

      London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1911. Sextodecimo. Original brown boards, titles to front cover and spine in white, pictorial label with illustration to front cover, pictorial endpapers. With 27 colour plate illustrations by the author. Boards lightly marked, rubbed to foot of spine, owner's name to front free endpaper otherwise a lovely bright copy. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Our Magic.

      Routledge/ Dutton 1911 - First edition in original brown decorated cloth. Board quite bright with the surface of the rear panel picked, a bump to the lower fore-edge corner of the front board, a short catch at the top of the spine and a bit of light rubbing. Lacks frontispiece but portrait of David Devant opposite page 277 present. A firm copy with binding a bit used but contents in nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hawthorn Books]
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        The Death of Tintagiles/Interior. Alladine and Palomides/The Seven Princess

      Musson Book Co. 1911 Toronto, Canada: Musson Book Co., 1911 4 works bound in 2 volumes. The Death of Tintagiles/Interior. Alladine and Palomides/The Seven Princesses. All early printings binding in dark blue three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, with original and beautifully executed color illustrated front wrappers by Jessie M. King bound in, spine fully decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, Some occasional pen marks of the text and a note at the end of the Tingalies. Prior owners name in ink on fly-leaf of both volumes. Jessie M. King (1874-1949) was one of the premier book illustrators in the early Twentieth Century. A very pretty little set of this uncommon work.. 12mo.

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        Peter and Wendy,

      C. Scribner's Sons, 1911-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911: First American Edition, First Printing, with "Published October, 1911" and the Scribner colophon present on the copyright page. In Very Good condition. Clean pages, with a small area of foxing to page 63, as well as a reading crease to a few page corners. Gift inscription to previous owner on front free end paper. Binding is lightly shaken, with a few hinges slightly tender, though pages firmly bound. The gilt stamping remains sharp. The cloth shows sunning, light edge wear, and a few small scuffs and tiny ink stains. There seems to be some residue to the base of the spine where perhaps a label once was. A nice copy, presents well. Rare.

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        The Gold and Silver at Windsor Castle

      Letchworth; Arden Press: 1911. Edition limited to 285 copies.. Revolutions, wars, Royal debts- all have conspired to devastate the Royal Collections of antique silver in most European countries, with the exception of Russia. The other exception is England, whose Royal Collection is surveyed here by that quintessential English collection- monger, E. Alfred Jones. What can one say about the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle? It's pretty nice stuff... and elegantly presented to boot, in a book large and heavy enough to pave a driveway with. Hardcover. 13"x17", lxiv + 241 pages, plus 103 b/w plates.

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      London and Edinburgh, [1911]. Uncut and unopened, small neat closed tear near front flap, very mild soil to dust jacket. No. 3 of the "Songs of Life and Romance Series Small 8vo. (viii), 152p, (iv, ads). Illustrated by Jessie M. King with five tipped-in color plates, and with color-printed tipped-in title-page and illustrations list. The third plate is repeated in smaller size and mounted to both the cover and the dust jacket. Green cloth bindings titled in black with frame and garland in black around the cover plate & Quite scarce, especially so in this remarkably nice condition.& Elfick and Harris. TN Foulis, The History and Bibliography of an Edinburgh Publishing House. No. 141.

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        Fighting Ships. Founded and Edited by …

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd,, 1911. With a Special Chapter on the Progress of Marine Engineering, by Charles de Grave Sells. Landscape quarto. Original green cloth, title gilt to the upper board and spine. Profusely illustrated with photographs, plans and silhouettes, thumb-indexed. Somewhat rubbed, head and tail of the spine chipping, lacks front free endpaper, but otherwise internally clean, complete and sound, a very good copy. First edition of the fourteenth year of Jane's most famous and longest-running work. This copy inscribed "To 'Winston' E.M. Brydges in hopes of ultimate conversion from certain political heresies. Fred T. Jane, Memory of 11 July '11. "These early years are uncommon, and this issue includes a substantial section on marine engineering by Charles de Grave Sells, a close friend of the Dreadnought advocate Vittorio Cuniberti. Jane was not a frequent signer.

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        Peter and Wendy. Illustrated by F.D.Bedford

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1911], 1911-01-01. First British Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]: True First Edition, First Printing, undated on the verso of the title page, as called for. Green cloth binding with beautiful gilt pictorial stamping to the front board and spine. In good condition, exhibiting some signs of use and age. Foxing to pages. Front and rear hinges exposed; front free end paper appears missing with wear to the paste down along the gutter of the front hinge. Exterior shows dulling to the gilt on the front cover. Edge wear to cloth and spine ends. Rare first impression of the first British edition, which proceeds the first American edition.

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        The Secret Garden

      London: William Heinemann,, 1911. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. Quarto (202 × 148 mm). Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt, pictorial endpapers, green top-stain. Frontispiece and 7 plates by Charles Robinson. Cloth rubbed and dulled at extremities, some loss of size from cloth, light marks to lower board, spotting to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

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

      Paris: Societe des Amis du Livre Moderne. 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.

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      - Madrid,1911. Edita El Gorro Blanco. Desde el Año VI,1911,nº 53 al año XVI,1921,nº 174. Incluye segunda época nº 1,2,3,4,5 y 6 del año 1921. Tela casera con dorados en lomera. 2000 páginas aproximadamente., 20x17cm. Con publicidad de la época e ilustraciones en b/n. Conserva pegada la portada de la revista nº 29 de 1909. Buen estado. (Vitrina San José) COCINA

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        The Birds of the British Islands.

      London: E. Grant Richards. 1906-1911. - In 5 volumes, large 4to's. First editions, originally published in 20 monthly parts. In a contemporary three-quarter brown morocco over green cloth-covered boards, spines with raised bands, compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, t.e.g all others uncut. With 318 engraved plates by Lilian M. Medland (all with captioned tissue-guards), 2 full-page anatomical woodcuts printed in red and black, and 2 coloured folding engraved maps. Title pages printed in red and black. With the subscribers list. A near-fine set, with the usual minor spotting confined mostly to the outer edges of the margins. The bindings with some slight rubbing and sunning to the spines. A very heavy set that will require extra postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Union française d'éditions 1911 - - Union française d'éditions, Paris _1911, 11x17cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi de l'auteur à Edmond Pilon. Dos très légèrement fendillé en tête. Très rare exemplaire du premier ouvrage de l'auteur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The South Polar Times: Volume III, April to October 1911

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1911. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. xv, 160pp. Gilt titles to spine and front board. Frontis. Numerous photographs and coloured plates with coloured illustrations within the text. Limited edition no. 198 of 350. Gilt edges. Boards a little marked, slight fraying to head and tail of spine. Some wear to extremities. Some foxing to first and last few pages, with occasional slight foxing thereafter, contents generally clean. (q12). First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Studier over Metallernes Elektrontheori

      Copenhagen / Hannover: V. Thaning & Appel / J. Jørgensen, 1911. First edition. Presentation 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, pp. [viii] 120, front wrapper with Bohr&#39;s manuscript dedication to physicist Dan Barfod la Cour (1876-1942): &#147;Hr. Afedelingschef D. la Cour / venskabeligst fra / Forfatteren&#148;. 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 Domestic Architecture of England During the Tudor Period

      London: B.T. Batsford. 1911. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. F First Edition. Portfolio. Very Good. 3 vols. SUBSCRIBER&#39;S EDITION. Buckram edges have been sympathetically repaired. Although the issued title page is dated 1911, the prospectus to vols 1 and 2 indicates that they were published before 1909 and that vol. 3 was initially scheduled for publication in 1911. The three volumes contain in total 246 pages of text and 180 plates comprising both photographs and architectural details - these plates are rather confusingly mixed across the three volumes, but they are complete; the title pages to volumes one and two were issued with volume 3; volume 3 also contains a complete list of subscribers. Very nice set 106a

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        Peter and Wendy. Illustrated by F.D.Bedford

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1911], 1911-01-01. First British Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]: True First Edition, First Printing, undated on the verso of the title page, as called for. In good overall condition, a bit fragile with some signs of use and age. The pages show occasional foxing or signs of use, foxing to side edge of page block. Offsetting, tide marks and damage to end sheets, as well as exposed hinges, as shown in the photos above. The front hinge appears repaired. The cloth shows edge wear,, light scuffing and fading. The white stamping to the spine is completely rubbed. Presents well.

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        Big Game Hunting in North-Eastern Rhodesia

      - BIG GAME HUNTING IN NORTH-EASTERN RHODESIA. John Long, London 1911, first edition, 266 pages, with photogravure portrait of the author, 52 illustrations from photographs and an inserted map. Original red cloth cover with slightly dull gilt lettering on the spine. There are no marks or inscriptions and the book is tight, clean and near Fine. $600.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Siegfried and the Twilight of Gods 1911 Signed by Arthur Rackham # 380/1150

      William Heinemann 1911 - This book is in good condition. It's a large book, measuring 9 1/2" x 11 1/2". There is some rubbing and wear to the outside boards. There is some wear to the bottom front edge of the spine. There is a bookplate in the front, and no signatures or markings of any other kind in the book. This book contains all 30 of Rackham's original tipped-in plates, with none missing, removed, or loose. They are all in excellent condition and all have intact tissue guards which have the illustration titles printed on them. A few pages have some light foxing, but most of the book is clean. This is a #380 of 1150 copies of the Limited edition, Signed by Arthur Rackham. These early Rackham's are often split up and sold separately for their beautiful prints. A rare find complete with many beautiful illustrations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thule. Altnordische Dichtung und Prosa. Einleitungsband u. Bd. 1-24. Mischauflage. Zusammen 25 Bände (alles).

      Diederichs 1911-1930, Jena - 8vo. Mit zahlr. teils gef. Ansichten u. Kt. OHpgt. m. Rückentitel u. Deckelvignetten auf Buntpapierbezügen. Gelber Kopfschnitt. Einleitungsband: Islands Kultur zur Wikingerzeit; Bd. I-II: Edda; III: Die Geschichte vom Skalden Egil; IV: Die Geschichte vom weißen Njal; V: Die Geschichte von dem starken Grettir; VI: Die Geschichte von den Leuten aus dem Lachswassertal; VII: Die Geschichte vom Goden Snorri; VIII: Fünf Geschichten von Ächtern und Blutrache; IX: Vier Skaldengeschichten; X: Fünf Geschichten aus dem westlichen Nordland; XI: Fünf Geschichten aus dem östlichen Nordland; XII: Sieben Geschichten von den Ostlandfamilien; XIII: Grönländer und Färinger Geschichten; Bde. XIV-XVI: Snorris Königsbuch; Bde. XVII u. XVIII: Norwegische Königsgeschichten; Bd. XIX: Die Geschichte von den Orkaden, Dänemark und der Jomsburg; XX: Die jüngere Edda; XXI: Isländische Heldenromane; XXII: Die Geschichte Thidreks von Bern; Bd. XXIII: Islands Besiedlung und älteste Geschichte. - Einige Bände außen etw. fleckig u. m. stärkerer Patina d. Pergaments, Band 4,11 u. 21 im Schnitt stärker stockfleckig, nur Bd. 13 m. ausgeschiedenem Bibl.-Stempel, einige Bde. mit Namen auf Titelrücks. oder Vorsatz. Im Text sauber u. von guter Erhaltung. Vollständige, dekorative Reihe, einheitlich in Halbpergamenteinbänden. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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]

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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]

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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&#146;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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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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