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        Peter and Wendy. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911].. First edition. 8vo. (viii), 267, (1) pp. Bound by Birdsall & Son of Northampton in contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, spine with gilt tooled raised bands, olive morocco gilt lettered label, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece, pictorial title and 11 black and white plates Spotting to the fore and lower edge, contents otherwise clean, a lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        Note Books of Percy Bysshe Shelley From the Originals in the Library of W. K. Bixby. Deciphered, Transcribed, and Edited, with a Full Commentary by H. Buxton Forman, C. B. In Three Volumes.

      St. Louis: Privately Printed for William K. Bixby, 1911.. Frontis, xvi, 209 pp.; vii, 187 pp.; vii, 179 pp. 8vo. Quarter vellum over gray boards. Gilt titles. Tan slipcases. Limited edition of 250 copies. Illus. with b/w plates. Bixby permitted the Bibliophile Society to publish a limited edition of 465 copies of the manuscript he had purchased from Richard Garnett of the British Museum. He reserved the right to print privately 250 copies for presentation purposes of which this is number 104, presented to the author Isaac H. Lionberger, and inscribed and numbered by Bixby in the year of publication. Edges and boards soiled, more so on Volume I which is without a slipcase. Foxing to endpapers. All volumes tight, especially volumes II & III which have never been opened. Overall a very good or better set of the less common edition. Slipcases are rubbed and a bit soiled. All volumes are now protected by clear archival jackets.

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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 ‘Satanic occultist’ (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 ‘the Cockney visionary tradition’ (Blake, 1995, 92). Examples of Spare'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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      1911. 1. BAUM,L.FRANK. THE SEA FAIRIES. NY:Reilly & Britton (1911). 8vo, green cloth, pictorial label featuring the faces of the three main characters, slight cover rubbing and a few tiny random spots else near fine. 1st ed., 1st issue in first state binding (with last 2 lines transposed on p.95 & and lines 14 & 15 transposed on p. 105) of this scarce non-Oz fantasy. Illustrated by J. R. NEILL with cover label, pictorial endpapers plus 12 duotone plates surrounded by green irridescent pictorial border plus many full page and partial page black & whites. This is a really nice copy of wonderful fantasy tale.

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        La Comedia del divino Dante Alighieri da Firenze con la esposizione di Giuseppe Landino Passerini da Cortona.

      In Firenze. Apresso L. S. Olschki, 1911. 3 p.l., [v]-xl, [1], 524 p., 1 l.; 43.5 cm. Reproduces 101 facsimiles of woodcuts in the Venice, 1491 edition. A magnificent effort of book production to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Divine Comedy. Gabriele d'Annunzio was to have contributed a life of Dante. He never completed it, so his 'Vita' was replaced by an earlier, already published essay on Dante. Everything else is first-rate. The handmade paper was commissioned for this edition, which was printed in 300 copies. (this is number 41). The binding is leather over wooden boards with iron clasps, bosses, and a bust of Dante (in six copies, one of which is in the Pierpont Morgan Library, the clasps, bosses, etc. are of silver). In this copy the previous owner, a Dante scholar, began annotating on the title-page, the beautiful title-page. He made two notes, then came to his senses (or someone beat him senseless). The NUC (132: 646: ND0037108) records five copies: DLC, CU, FU, DCU, MH. We have had a clamshell box made for it by James DiMarcantonio, Hope Bindery & Box Company. The condition is generally excellent; there is some scuffing, a few of the nails for the ironwork have come out. We had the leather of the clasps replaced. One of the great editions of Dante. OB1000.

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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.

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        The Aborigines of Minnesoa; a report based on the collections of Jacob V, Brower, and on the field surveys and notes of Alfred J. Hill and Theodore H. Lewis

      First Edition. Bound in publisher's original half black leather and black cloth. Scuffing and wear to extremities as usual, otherwise a nice tight copy with sound hinges. Invaluable information regarding native american artifacts and maps giiving the locations of all of the burial mounds around the state. Image available on request. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very good condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Ethan Frome

      Scribners New York: Scribners. 1911. First. First edition, first issue. A very good copy with some foxing and slightly spine cocked, lacking the rare dustwrapper. Author Fannie Hurst's copy, with her attractive bookplate on the front pastedown. Wharton's greatest tragedy, which, along with The Age of Innocence, ranks as her masterpiece. .

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        De l'anaphylaxie ou sensibilite croissante des organismes... 33pp., 4to. Autograph manuscript signed

      Paris, 1911. 33-Page Autograph Manuscript on Anaphylaxis by Nobel Prize Winning ImmunologistRichet, Charles (1850-1935). De l'anaphylaxie ou sensibilite croissante des organismes des doses successives de poison. Autograph manuscript signed, 33 numbered loose leaves, prepared for the printer with numerous erasures and corrections. [Paris, probably before 1911.]. 210 x 157 mm. Light horizontal crease where previously folded, minor soiling, rust-marks from paper clip on first and last leaves. Very good. Preserved in a cloth folder. Richet, together with his colleague Paul Portier, discovered the phenomenon of anaphylaxis in 1902, while researching the toxins produced by the Portuguese man-of-war and sea anenome. In an attempt to convey immunity and determine experimentally the parameters of toxicity of these poisons, Richer and Portier injected dogs with doses too small to be dangerous. However, they discovered that second doses of the poison caused immediate death in some of their experimental animals, leading them to conclude that the poison had an effect exactly opposite to the immunizing properties of serums, vaccines, etc.--instead of reinforcing the body's resistance to a foreign substance, a sublethal dose of the poison diminished it. Richet continued his investigations on anaphylaxis, constructing a general theory of the phenomenon in 1907 (see G-M 2599), and attempting to explain the function of anaphylaxis in evolutionary terms. In 1913 he received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discovery.

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      Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham Williams & Co., 1911 Issues 61 through 70 from 1907 to 1911 of Baldwin Locomotive Works' "Records of Recent Construction," with original wrapper covers, custom bound into hardcover for William L. Austin with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Austin entered the firm Baldwin Locomitive Works in 1870 and in 1885 became a partner in the firm of Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co., and later Chairman of the Board of Baldwin. Issues 61] Steam Locomotive of the Future, by Lawford H. Fry; 62] Balanced Compound Locomotives; 63] Record of Recent Construction, 1907; 64] Locomotives Built for the Central Railroad of Brazil; 65] Mallet Articulated Compound Locomotives; 66] Smoke Box Superheater - Feed Water Heater; 67] Locomotives Recently Built for Passenger Service; 68] Mallet Articulated Locomotives; 69] Mallet Articulated Locomotives for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Systerm; 70] Walschaerts Valve Gear. Bound in original red calf with raised bands and lettering and intricate border design stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Top of text block in gilt. Light wear at several corners and along spine. A handsome, near fine, bright copy.. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        The Starlit Mire (Review Copy)

      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 'Satanic occultist' (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 'the Cockney visionary tradition' (Blake, 1995, 92). Examples of Spare'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.

      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'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'illustrazione di quest'opera. Bella edizione, in tiratura limitata di 350 copie. In buono stato (good copy). .

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        The Domestic Architecture of England During the Tudor Period

      B.T. Batsford 1911. 3 vols. SUBSCRIBER'S EDITION. Buckram edges have been sympathetically repaired. Although the issued title page is dated 1911, the prospectus to vols 1 and 2 indicates that they were published before 1909 and that vol. 3 was initially scheduled for publication in 1911. The three volumes contain in total 246 pages of text and 180 plates comprising both photographs and architectural details - these plates are rather confusingly mixed across the three volumes, but they are complete; the title pages to volumes one and two were issued with volume 3; volume 3 also contains a complete list of subscribers. Very nice set 103a

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        Orig. tegning forestillende en yndig ung meget opmærksom dame i en stol.

      På armlænet sidder en ældre herre med skæg og monokel i en nydelig habit. På gulvet ligger en kursliste! 1911. 33 x 24 cm. Signeret SB. Tusch, vandfarve og dækhvidt. Enkelte rifter i margin.. Tegningen har sandsynligvis været trykt i Bladet Tik-Tak

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        DOCUMENTS DE FERRONNERIE ANCIENNE ÉPOQUES LOUIS XV ET LOUIS XVI... Publié par F. Contet..., A Paris chez F. Contet... 1911.

      3 belle cartelle carton. originale, dorso in tela, titolo in oro al dorso, cm 45x33, Première Série, Troisième Edition: Recueil composé de 40 Planches contenant plus de 100 Motifs choisis à Amiens, Bordeaux, Chartres, Paris, Rouen, Toulouse, Versailles; Deuxième Série, Deuxième Édition: Recueil composé de 40 Planches contenant plus de 100 Motifs choisis à Amiens, Bordeaux, Paris, Reims, Rouen, Tours, Versailles; Troisième Série: Recueil composé de 44 Planches contenant environ 80 Motifs choisis à Compiègne, Dampierre, Dijon, Nancy, Paris, Reims, Sèvres, Sens, Tours. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Windmill in the Woods

      n.p. signed w. m. timlin 1911 n.p., signed "w. m. timlin, 1911". Approx. 10 x 6€7/8 inches. Brown wash on paper. Matted . William M[itcheson] Timlin (1893-1943) was born in Northumberland, England, and studied art in Newcastle before following his parents to South Africa, where he completed his studies in art and architecture. He then practiced as an architect, designing a number of major public buildings in Kimberley; at the same time he worked as an artist, producing paintings, etchings and pastels of conventional subjects, in addition to the watercolor fantasies for which is he best known. He also wrote stories and music, and did periodical illustrations. In 1923 he published "The Ship that Sailed to Mars", which has become a fantasy classic

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        Der Russisch-japanische Krieg. Amtliche Darstellung des Russischen Generalstabes. Deutsch vom russischen Kriegsministerium mit allerhöchster Genehmigung autorisierte Ausgabe. 5 Bde. (in 11 Teile).

      Berlin, Mittler und Sohn, 1911-12. 8vo. Bound in 11 contemp. hcalf. and 4 portfolios in hclot (maps to 4 parts), gilt backs. Paperlabels pasted on lower part of back. With a large number of folded maps, some in pockets at end

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        Die Traumdeutung [The Interpretation of Dreams]

      Franz Deuticke Leipzig und Wien: Franz Deuticke, 1911. Hard Cover. Third Edition. This is Freud';s greatest work and one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. First published in 1899, the book introduced Freud';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';s tape. A crack is visible to the gutter between the colophon and last page. Light foxing and previous owner';s signature in pen on the half title page. 414 pages. PSYCH/051512. Very Good.

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        Kong Haakons den 7des Land. Roald Amundsen og hans 4 Fæller paa Sydpolen 14-17 December 1911. [King Haakon the 7th' Land. Roald Amundsen and his 4 companions on the South Pole December 14-17 1911].

      Relief af patineret metal visende Roald Amundsen på en isforhøjning, med det norske flag på stander, omgivet af Olav Bjaarland, Sverre Hassel, Helmer Hanssen og Oscar Wisting. 17x15 cm.Relief of patinated metal showing Roald Amundsen on an ice-rise, with the Norwegian flag, surrounded by Olav Bjaarland, Sverre Hassel, Helmer Hanssen and Oscar Wisting. 17,15 cm.. Roald Amundsen vandt 1911, sammen med Olav Bjaarland, Sverre Hassel, Helmer Hanssen og Oscar Wisting, kapløbet mod Robert Scott, om at være den første ekspeditionsleder, der nåede Sydpolen. Til denne begivenhed lavede den danske maler og billedhugger J.F. Willumsen [1863 - 1958] omtalte relief i 1912. Om dets tilblivelseshistorie kan der desværre ikke fortælles meget, ej heller hvor mange eksemplarer det er fremstillet i. Blot må det formodes at det kun er fremstillet i et meget begrænset antal. Willumsen Museet har, på forespørgsel, oplyst, at museet først i 1993 fik indlemmet et eksemplar af relieffet i dets samling. Museet fik, ved kunstnerens død, doneret hele dennes samling af egne og andres kunstværker.1911 Roald Amundsen, along with Olav Bjaarland, Sverre Hassel, Helmer Hanssen and Oscar Wisting, won the race against Robert Scott, of being the first expedition leader, who reached the South Pole. For this event the Danish painter and sculptor JF Willumsen [1863 - 1958] made this relief in 1912. Unfortunately not much is known about this piece of art, nor how many copies it is produced in, assumable only in very limited number. Willumsen Museum has, on inquiry, reported that the museum in 1993 included a copy of the relief in its collection. The museum was, by his death, donated his entire collection of own and others' artworks

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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".

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        Zuleika Dobson

      William Heinemann London: William Heinemann, 1911. 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. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.

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      London: Grant Richards 1911. 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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        A Boy's Will

      David Nutt London: David Nutt. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, in the extremely rare first-issue binding ("binding A"), of Robert Frost's first book of poetry. "By 1911 Frost was fighting against discouragement. Poetry had always been considered a young person's game, but Frost, who was nearly 40 years old, had not published a single book of poems and had seen just a handful appear in magazines. In 1911 ownership of the Derry farm passed to Frost. A momentous decision was made: to sell the farm and use the proceeds to make a radical new start in London, where publishers were perceived to be more receptive to new talent. Accordingly, in August 1912 the Frost family sailed across the Atlantic to England. Frost carried with him sheaves of verses he had written but not gotten into print. English publishers in London did indeed prove more receptive to innovative verse, and, through his own vigorous efforts and those of the expatriate American poet Ezra Pound, Frost within a year had published A Boy's Will (1913). From this first book, such poems as 'Storm Fear,' 'Mowing,' and 'The Tuft of Flowers' have remained standard anthology pieces" (Britannica).London: David Nutt, 1913. Octavo, original bronzed brown cloth with upper cover title in gilt. A little fading to spine, otherwise fine. RARE.

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        STORIA DELLA CITTA' DI DOMODOSSOLA E DELL'OSSOLA SUPERIORE. Dai primi tempi all'apertura del Traforo del Sempione.

      In-4 p., cartonato moderno, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, conserv. cop. orig., pp. (10),574, con 12 tavv. in b.n., a doppia pag. e f.t. (ritratti, vedute, stemmi). ?Memorie storiche, documenti, statuti, torri e castelli, araldica, notizie sacre, ecc.?. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Across the Roof of the World: A Record of Sport and Travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkestan, Mongolia, and Siberia

      Constable and Co. London: Constable and Co., 1911. First edition. Tall 8vo. xvi, 437 pp. Illustrated from photographs, folding map (tear near hinge). The author hunted sheep, gazelle, ibex, wapiti, and roe deer. Czech, p. 73: "This book represents a wonderful blend of travel, explorations, and big game hunting." Original three-color and gilt-stamped decorated green cloth, t.e.g. Abrasions at head of spine, else very good. (2806)

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        The Secret Garden. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

      London: William Heinemann, 1911.. First English edition and first edition with these illustrations, 8vo, (viii), 306, 6 advertisement pp. 8 coloured plates with captioned tissues, pictorial endpapers bound in at front, contemporary pencilled inscription to front blank, recent marbled endpapers. Recent half green calf, a.e.g. Originally published the same year in New York with different illustrations.

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        Gravetye Manor. Or Twenty Years' Work round an Old Manor House. Being an Abstract from the Tree and Garden Book of Gravetye Manor, Sussex, kept by the owner...

      London: John Murray 1911.. First edition, folio, (xiv), 155, (1) pp. 5 plates with captioned tissues plus 32 illustrations in the text. Original two tone cloth, some marks, spine ends slightly worn.

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      1911. 1. ALDIN,CECIL. FARM BABIES. London: Henry Frowde [1911]. 4to, pictorial boards, small repairs to paper at spine ends else fine. Featuring 24 fabulous, bold color plates by Aldin plus pictorial endpapers and title page, all of which depict adorable animal babies from pigs to puppies.

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        Buch des Fluges 3 volumes

      Wien: G. Szelinski, k.k. Universitäts-Buchhandlung, 1911. First Edition. Very Good. 3 volumes: vol. 1--xv, [1], 676 p., 29 leaves of plates (some in color); vol. 2--xxiv, 680 p., 38 leaves of plates (including 1 color folded map); vol. 3--x, 551, [1] p., 18 leaves of plates, including 2 color illustrations (1 folded); 28 cm. Dark blue publisher's cloth with gilt-stamped spine titles and cover titles, and cover illustration. All page edges blue. Endpapers are dark blue with a silver pattern. Striking Art Nouveau book design by Tanna Hoernes. Volumes 1 and 2 were published in 1911, volume 3 in 1912. In addition to the plates, includes many full-page and in-text illustrations and maps. Entirely in German. Vol. 1 title page has circular stamp of the Vienna Staatsarchiv Kriegsarchiv at head and "Nachlass, Mjr. Franz Schorn" written at the foot. Vol. 2 title page is stamped at the head "Österreichischer Aero-Club" with "Nachlass Hermann Hold, Wien" written above (several other pages also have the stamp of the Österreichischer Aero-Club); also on the title page is a small oval stamp of a bookseller in Vienna. In Very Good Condition: corners are bumped and rubbed; vols 1 and 2 corners are slightly frayed and back joints are starting to separate from tail; covers are slightly soiled and rubbed; one plate in vol. 2 is detached but present (lower edge creased with 1-cm. tear not touching image); otherwise pages and plates are clean and tight. A fascinating and heavily illustrated history of flight up to immediately prior to the First World War. A very heavy set that will require extra shipping.

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        1. A History and Genealogy of the Habersham and Other Southern Families; 2. A History and Genealogy of the families of Bulloch and Stobo, and of Irvine of Cults; 3.The Cuthberts, Barons of Castle Hill and Their Descendants in South Carolina and Georgia; 4. A Biographical Sketch of Hon. Archibald Bulloch, President of Georgia, 1776-77. (Four Volume Set)

      J.G.B. Bulloch Washington, DC; Columbia, SC: (J.G.B. Bulloch). (1901-1911). First. Four separately published works in printed wrappers, all first editions, housed together in a custom made slip case. The third volume is Inscribed by the author on the first blank leaf. Volume one: vi, 222 pp. (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan, 1901). Volume two: 95, vi pp. (Washington, DC: Press of Byron S. Adams, 1911). Volume three:100 pp. (Washington, DC: April, 1908). Volume four: 17 pp. (no imprint or date), the last leaf (p.17) laid-in as issued. Housed in a contemporary brown cloth slipcase with an inner wrap-around cloth chemise and red leather spine label. 25.5 cm. Near fine with a few small chips and rubbing to the slip case. .

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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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        ANTICHE TRINE ITALIANE (Trine a fuselli : Venezia, Genova, MIlano, Abruzzi)), Bergamo, Istituto italiano d'arti grafiche, 1911

      27 x 35, bella rilegatura piena pelle con titolo in oro incorniciato sul piatto e sul dorso, buone condizioni. Edizione su carta raffinata; le tavole sono applicate alle pagine ed anche su tav. f.t. L'opera è così articolata Introduzione da pag.11 a pag. 27 Trine di Venezia tavole 1-16 Trine di Genova tavole 17-40 Trine di Milano tavole 41-64 Trine di Abruzzi tavole 65-78 Opera fondamentale e classica ed assai ricercata

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        Die Kunst (Freie Kunst) Monatshefte für freie und angewandte Kunst und Angewandte Kunst» . 1911 (23 Bd.: Freie Kunst FK, 24 Bd.: Angewandte Kunst AK); 1912 (25 Bd.: FK, 26 Bd.: AK); 1913 (27 Bd.: FK, 28 Bd. AK); 1914 (30. Bd. AK); 1915 (31 Bd. : FK, 32 Bd.: AK); 1916 (33 Bd.: FK, 34 Bd.: AK); 1917 (35 Bd.: FK, 36 Bd.: AK). 14 Bde. .

      4°, je ca. 600 S., unzähl Abb., teilw. farbig. (Inhalts- u Bilderverzeichnis, Namensregister, Privat -HLdr m. Rückenschild, Rücken fleckig, etwas berieben, innen minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten gute Exemplare Die Bände «Angewandte Kunst», zeigen unzähliche Beispiele von Kunstgewerblichen Arbeiten aller Art, Bauten und Innenarchitektur. Die frühen Bände vor allem Beispiele des Jugendstil.

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        Did Peary Reach the Pole ? By " An Englishman in the street".

      London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, 1911. 84 + (1) s. Foldet kart. Orig. helsjirtingbd.. *Ded. fra forf på forsatsbl. Orig. full cloth. Folding map. Inscription from the author on front endpaper

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        MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE: Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Center 1907-1909 With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy.

      New York: The Polar Publishing Co.,1911.. 1st Edition; xx, 604pp, illustrated, frontispiece, plus 49 b/w photographic illustrations. Original brown pictorial cloth lettered in gilt. Cook's original purpose in exploring the region west of Greenland was ostensibly to organize a hunting expedition. Just north of Etah, Cook decided that conditions were good enough for an assault on the North Pole, and set out on his journey over the sea ice with two Eskimo companions, two sledges and 26 dogs. Cook is one of the most controversial figures in the history of polar exploration. His supporters claim that he was the hero of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, the first to climb Mt. McKinley, and the first to stand at the North Pole (allegedly only four days before Robert Peary). Others insist that Cook faked his claims to both Mt. McKinley and the North Pole, and continued a career of deceit by using the mail to defraud investors in a Texas oil promotion, for which he was convicted and spent five years in federal prison. The endless controversy and debate continues over what Cook's true accomplishments were. [Ricks: p.70; Smith: 1976; Wickersham: 4904 (later printing)]. Shelfware, top and bottom of spine, corners bumped and begining to fray, eps beginning split, minor foxing and some pages slightly wrinkled, contents clean. Very Good.

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        Originale tegninger til 'Med Luftskib til Mars' af N. Meyn og A. Klingsey.

      18 originale pennetegninger + en tegning til omslaget i farver + et alternativt omslag i farver af Osvald Jensen(?) udført som illustration til "Med Luftskib til Mars", udsendt af Chr. Erichsens Forlag (København) i 1911. Alle signerede og dateret 1911. Tegningerne har nogenlunde samme størrelse, 23 x 19 cm og har tryktekniske bemærkninger på bagsiden. Komplet. Vedlagt er en udgave af bogen fra 1921.. Fremragende række af originale tegninger til en tidlig dansk science fiction-roman. Mesteren er Karl Hansen Reistrup (1863-1929), der bl.a. blev uddannet i Paris. Reistrup havde et bredt favnende talent og har lavet stor keramisk kunst for Kählers værksted, dekorative malerier i skønvirke-stilen, dekorationer til Københavns Rådhus og Aarhus Teater, skulpturer - især elefanterne på Carlsberg - og ikke mindst bogillustrationer. Illustrationerne her gengiver en levende og frodig verden på Mars med skræmmende, langlemmede beboere, der selvfølgelig kan tæmmes af de kloge mennesker. Der er også et par helt vidunderlige gengivelser af rumskibet.** Den fantastiske fortælling i bedste Jules Verne-stil er skrevet af Niels Gustav Meyn, der debuterede som science fiction-forfatter med dette samarbejde med August Klingsey. Der var kun gjort spæde forsøg til danske science fiction bøger før Meyns gennembrud - f.eks. en Jules Verne-inspireret novelle af Vilhelm Bergsøe, eller måske endda Holbergs Niels Klim. De pragtfulde tegninger er helt tæt på arnen af dansk science fictions støbning.*** Collection of original pen drawings to one of the first Danish science fiction books 'Med luftskib til Mars'. The illustrator is Karl Hansen Reistrup and the collection includes 18 original drawings, a drawing in colour for the cover and an alternative drawing for the cover by another artist. All are signed and dated (1911) by the artist. The drawings depict the fierce martians attacking the human visitors as well as a couple of wonderful depictions of a space ship in perfect Jules Verne style

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        Works, The

      1896-1911. The Standard Edition"Numbered and Initialed by George Meredith.GEORGE, Meredith. The Works... Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1896-1911. [The Memorial edition], limited to 1025 copies, this being copy no. 527, numbered and initialed (GMM) by Meredith. Thirty-six octavo volumes (8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches; 216 x 142 mm.). Frontispiece to first volume. Armorial bookplate of Louise G. Emmet on front pastedowns.Contemporary three-quarter crimson morocco over red cloth boards ruled in gilt by Birdsall of Northampton (stamp-signed). Spines decoratively gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Original cloth covers preserved at end. The mildest of wear. Occasional mild, scattered foxing. A handsome set."Ah, Meredith! Who can define him? His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning" (Oscar Wilde). His signature is extremely rare; lightning strikes this initialed set."The Memorial Edition of the Works of George Meredith... is the standard edition" (Encyclopedia Britannica).Victorian novelist George Meredith's (1828-1909) writing was characterized by a fascination with imagery and indirect references. He had a keen understanding of comedy and his Essay on Comedy (1877) is still quoted in most discussions of the history of comic theory. In The Egoist, published in 1879, he applies some of his theories of comedy in one of his most enduring novels. Some of his writings, including The Egoist, also highlight the subjection of women during the Victorian period. During most of his career, he had difficulty achieving popular success. His first truly successful novel was Diana of the Crossways published in 1885. His first big novel, The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, was judged so shocking that Mudie's circulating library canceled an order of 300 copies. Meredith was richly honored: he succeeded Lord Tennyson as president of the Society of Authors, and in 1905 he was appointed to the Order of Merit by King Edward VII.

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        THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA. Getting Married, & The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet. Inscribed

      London: Constable and Company, 1911 Shaw, George Bernard. THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA. Getting Married, & The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet. Inscribed. London: Constable & Co., 1911. "Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh." Sm. 8vo., 407pp., pale green cloth, gilt, t.e.g. A very good or better example of the first edition, first printing. Three plays in one volume, including a list of other works by Shaw at the end of the book. This copy inscribed on the half-title in black fountain pen: "To Robert Loraine / from Bernard Shaw. / 23rd Feb. 1911". Laurence A108. Loraine [1876-1935] was a man of action: actor-manager, soldier, aviator, Fabian & of course, a close friend to Shaw - perhaps best known as an actor he's seen most commonly on holiday with the Shaw’s & Harley Granville-Barker or at Fabian events. Loraine & Shaw shared political affiliations & a passion for theatre: it was Loraine who premiered as the lead in Man & Superman on Broadway, the production was massively successful & launched Shaw as a force to be reckoned with in the United States. A significant association copy. Custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        POIL DE CAROTTE. Compositions et gravure originale de Lobel-Riche.

      In-4 p. (mm. 280x186), astuccio, elegante legatura firmata (Santagostino - Milano) in p. marocchino, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, sottile cornice dorata ai risg. damascati, conserv. cop. orig. (con alone), pp. 282,(4), magnificamente illustrata da 51 acqueforti originali di Lobel-Riche nel t. + un ritratto dell?A. f.t. Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 338: ?Très belle publication cotée, qui mérite encore plus d?attention, car elle prouve que, "meme sans couleur", un graveur de grand talent comme Lobel-Riche est capable de donner toutes les satisfactions avec l?eau-forte originale en noir?. Pregiata edizione di 350 esemplari numer. Il ns., 165, fa parte della tiratura di 200 (num. 151 a 350), ?sur vélin, à un seul état des gravures?. In ottimo stato.

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      Edinburgh John Grant 1911.. Twelve volume set, including the Watsons and the letters which is frequently missing. Recent dark blue half calf. Banded gilt decorated spines. Hand marbled boards and endpapers. Top edge gilt others uncut. Light outer edge foxing o/w attractive set. Each vol with frontis illustration. More images on request

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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'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, 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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        Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods

      London : William Heinemann , 1911 . Limited Edition . Fine . 4TO . Thirty colour plates, nine black and white drawings by Arthur Rackham. Some of his finest, most powerful work. Ths copy number 876 of 1150 signed and numbered copies. Magnificently rebound by noted bookbinder Courtland Benson in full green oasis goatskin, titled and tooled in gold. Slipcase, also by Benson, of acid-free board covered in buckram. Part of original vellum front cover laid in showing title and gilt vignette. TEG. Occasional light foxing.

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        Studier over Metallernes Elektrontheori. Afhandling for den filosofiske Doktorgrad.

      I kommission hos V. Thaning & Appel, København 1911. Small 4to. (6)+120 pages. Bound untrimmed in a private dark brown full leather binding with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Bound with the original invitation slip for the public thesis defense. Spine slightly faded and with a bit of wear to the upper part of the spine.. From the private library of Aage Bohr.** Inscribed by Niels Bohr to a his mother's sister Hanne (Hanna) Adler: 'Til Moster Hanne fra Niels'. With a further inscription from Hanna Adler til Aage Bohr: 'Til Aage fra Moster Hanna'.*** The doctoral dissertation by Niels Bohr owned by his son.**** Aaserud 4

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        The Divine Comedy

      London. J.M. Dent and Sons. 1911 Spectacularly bound by Zaehnsdorf in 3/4 gilt ruled straight grained crimson morocco and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate multi-chromatic ornate gilt-tooled motifs. Gilt title. t.e.g. 12mo. 5.0" x 7.0". Dante&#39;s classic vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven, regally presented by the world&#39;s most esteemed Bindery. A Very Fine, pristine flawless set.

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      1911. hardcover. <center><b>inscribed and signed by Jack London to his personal doctor</b></center> <center><b>(who in a few years would sign his death certificate)</b></center> London, Jack. ADVENTURE. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. 8 pp undated ads. Original dark blue cloth pictorially decorated in cream and blue-grey. <p>First American Edition, published about a month after Nelson&#39;s British one. London wrote this during the worst days of his 1907-1909 cruise of the "Snark," after he had interrupted the voyage to return to San Francisco to settle financial crises (and to discourage his ex-wife from remarrying). Back on the "Snark," his body became wracked with problems -- malaria, yellow fever, "the Solomon yaws," psoriasis, and, perhaps worst for his ego, hemorrhoids so bad Charmian had to treat them with olive oil...</p> <p><?ms_indent>His elbows were becoming silvery like a leper&#39;s, and his hands were swelling to the size of boxing gloves as their skin fell away, layer after layer. It was a tribute to his courage that he managed to start a new novel, ADVENTURE, while he was waiting &#91;at Guadalcanal] for the steamer to take him and Charmian to hospital in Sydney.</?ms_indent></p> <p><?ms_indent>ADVENTURE is his worst novel, written at the time of his greatest physical agony and public humiliation. Underlying a romance of the Solomon Islands between an English plantation owner and an American girl was a dark story of disease and sadism, a horror of the flesh and its torments. [Sinclair]</?ms_indent></p> <p>Once in Sydney, Jack was hospitalized and was then maintained as an outpatient for five months. In addition to surgery on double rectal fistulas, his case of yaws was treated with arsenic (leaving troughs in his skin): this arsenic, combined with mercury he had probably received earlier for gonorrhea (a condition Bess had cited in her divorce petition), would soon attack his kidneys, brain and nervous system.</p> <p>This is a fine copy of this attractively-bound book (a decorative trade binding signed "G.H."), very slightly rubbed at the extremities. Sisson & Martens p. 56; Blanck 11928.</p> <p><u>The front free endpaper bears an inked presentation inscription signed by the author</u>, "To Dr. W. S. Porter | Jack London | July 29, 1913." It was in the summer of 1913 that Dr. Porter of Oakland became Jack&#39;s personal physician,</p> <p><?ms_indent>warning Jack that he would die of kidney failure if he did not stop drinking, give up raw fish and meat, and start exercising and losing weight. Jack ignored the advice and went on drinking, gobbling underdone duck, and avoiding exercise. To him, the chief merit of his new doctor was that he could now get increasing supplies of the opiates he had first begun taking in the Solomon Islands... From this time forward, morphine and heroin began to replace alcohol as analgesics for his white nights. [Sinclair]</?ms_indent></p> <p>When, on 22 November 1916, Jack lay dying of an apparent morphine overdose (according to the local doctor who first arrived), Dr. Porter would be summoned -- too late; he and a third doctor conferred about the cause of death, and chose to attribute it solely to kidney failure -- which precluded an inquest or autopsy, or questions as to how Jack had gotten the morphine. Jack&#39;s body, and the morphine in it, were quickly cremated. It is Porter&#39;s signature that appears on the death certificate.</p> AMERICAN DECORATIVE TRADE BINDINGS, SIGNED / INSCRIBED / ASSOCIATION COPIES, MARITIME (Sumner & Stillman Code:11667)

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

      Cambridge: University Press, 1911. Original very dark green leather bordered in gold recto and verso. Top edges gilt. No writing. Each volume of approximately 1000 pp. only one inch thick due to use of India paper. Minimal damage, chiefly limited to cracking of spines. All volumes holding together very well. All volumes have been stored lying flat to prevent damage. Your opportunity to purchase the best one yet.. Eleventh Edition. Full Leather on Flexible Board. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Maps and Drawings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        [Fine Binding] Masken Hamburgische Schauspieler Bildnisse

      Hamburg: Alfred Janssen, 1911. First edition. Bound in sumptuous full blue crushed morocco with elaborate period designs comprising ornate and expressive ilgt panels with lettering on front cover, eight prominant raised bands on spine, with gilt ruled lines on each band, geometric designs. Large inner dentelles with gilt ruled designs. This binding has unique silver wove silk endpapers and doublures against black backgound. TEG. Binding is unsigned. Book and binding fine condition. A beautiful example of period German design. In contemporary felt-lined folding gray box.

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        Ecce Homo

      Edinburgh:T. N. Foulis, 1911. Limited edition. Of the first edition # 1809 of 2000 copies. First English edition. Ecce Homo (Nietzshe's autobiography). 8vo. pp, 207, (6, music), blank, (13, Pub. list) plus publisher's tipped-in bust of Nietzsche frontispiece. Volume 17 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsce. Edited dy Dr. Oscar Levy. Translated by Anthony Ludovici.Dark navy cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. Blind stamped head of Nietzshe to front board. Rare orange Macmillan Company dust jacket.Light bumping to extremities, mostly to top and bottom of spine. Gilt and cloth are clean and bright. Hinges and text block are sound. Interior is fine, close to as new. Uncut edges. No foxing, signatures, bookplate, staining or underlining. Dust jacket is tattered. Large 3/8 to 1/2 inch loss, chipping, from top and bottom of jacket spine. Text is near fine. Jacket is good only.

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        The Journal, with introduction by John Greenleaf Whittier

      Headley Brothers, London,, [1911]. Small octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Front cover slightly marked, a very good copy. First edition thus, a reprint of Woolman&#39;s journal in The Chalfont Library series, pocket editions of Quaker classics and other works. Presentation copy from Bertrand Russell to Ottoline Morrell, with his autograph gift inscription on the front free endpaper, "O.M. from B. April 1911. Studlands.

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