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        The Secret Tradition in Freemasonry. And an Analysis of the Inter-Relation Between Craft and High Grades in Respect of their Term of Research, Expressed by the Way of Symbolism. With 28 Full-page Plates and many other Illustrations

      NY: Rebman Company NY: Rebman Company, 1911. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily REDUCED until Sunday, July 14. Order now for best savings! first edition; large quarto (25.5 cm. tall), xxxv, [1], 417, [1] pp., frontis., plates, a few illustrations in text + vii [1], 477, [1] pp.; frontis., plates, illustrations in text; book plate and markings of a Masonic library, original cream colored cloth soiled and smudged with hinges broken, text age toned, good only; can be read independently but part of a series on the general theme of a "Secret Tradition", this work exploring "its vestiges and intimations in the Rites of Symbolical Masonry",. Photos available upon request.

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        THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE with SIEGFRIED 7 THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS (2 volumes)

      London: William Heinemann, 1911. 2 volume set with original dust jackets: The Rhinegold is the Second Impression of November 1910 (The first was October 1910) and Siegfried is the first edition of 1911. 34 & 30 fine tipped in colour plates by Rackham, all with captioned tissue guards; pp. ix, 159 & ix, 181, [3]. Original dust jackets very good with a little general wear and rubbing, slightly chipped to head/tail of the spine and corners, no staining or marking; now protected in clear archival sleeves. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration, very good having been protected by the jackets, with slight wear only. Original pictorial end papers, those to The Rhinegold lightly marked, light spotting, mostly to first and last few pages, thick paper mounts toned, otherwise contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good to fine set with very good dust jackets. Very scarce in this condition with the original jackets.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

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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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        “Mixed Sweets” [with] Father Tuck's Annual

      c.1911. Original Louis Wain Watercolor DrawingWAIN, Louis (1860-1939). “Mixed Sweets." [1911]. Original watercolor drawing of a kitten sitting in a bag of sweets. Signed at lower left. Image size: 9 7/8 x 7 inches; 250 x 178 mm. Matted, framed, and glazed. Framed size: 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches; 570 x 470 mm. [with] Father Tuck's Annual. Stories and Poems by Rosa Nouchette Carey, E. Nesbit, Norman Gale, etc., etc. Pictured by Hilda Cowham, Mabel Lucie Attwell, M. & A.L. Bowley. London-Paris-Berlin-New York-Montreal: Raphael Tuck & Sons, [n.d. 1911].First edition of Father Tuck's Annual. Octavo. 255, 10 pp. Eight color plates, including frontispiece. Illustrated in black and white throughout.Publisher's pictorial cloth in gilt. All edges gilt. Beveled edges. Original gift signature dated December 24, 1911 to verso of front free endpaper.A wonderful early example of a Louis Wain original watercolor drawing, first appearing in Father Tuck's Annual opposite page 248.At the end of the last century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. “He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves” (H.G. Wells).“From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled…[a]lthough he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!” (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).

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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.

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        My Attainment of the Pole. Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Cinter 1907-1909. With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy

      Polar Publishing Co., New York - 1911, 1st Edition. () Very good. xx,[2],604pp. Quarto in original gilt lettered illustrated brown cloth. 31 plates (including frontispiece portrait), illustrations, diagrams, and facsimiles. Foredge has some minor old staining. A bit of old staining on the spine otherwise the spine is bright. Generally very clean and crisp contents. Arctic Biblio. 3389. Inscribed and signed by Cook in 1912 on the front free endpaper, at the Lotos Club in New York City. Cook's narrative of his shoe-string expedition on which he claimed to have reached the north pole. The first edition is much scarcer than the 1912 and 1913 reprints. Although Cook signed quite a few copies of the reprints, a nice copy of the true first edition is much more difficult to find these days. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Recherches sur les Superstitions en Chine (Tome I, No. 1 & 2)

      Chang-hai, Imprimerie de Tou-Sé-Wé, 1911. - 2 volumes in-8, XII-VI-146 pp. et 68 pp.(148-216), reliure cartonnage illustré de l'éditeur, à lacets, couvertures et dos défraîchis, ornes de nombreuses planches en couleurs hors texte, bon état général. Contents: Chap. I: La naissance et l'enfance - Chap. II: Les fiancailles et le mariage - Chap III: La mort et les funérailles-Chap IV: Talismans-suppliques en faveur des morts - Chap. V: Diverses superstitions pour les défunts - Chap. VI: Talismans guérisseurs, porte-bonheur, amulettes etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'arte di disporre gli ornamenti sulle stoffe.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1911, 16mo cart. cop. ill. pp. 37 con 170 dis in 38 tav. colori f.t. (doppie). Un bellissimo manuale, prima e unica edizione, unica, e tra le rare. Ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        HISTOIRE DE FRANCE - DEPUIS LES ORIGINES JUSQU'A LA REVOLUTION - COLLECTION COMPLETE DU TOME PREMIER AU TOME 9 EN 72 FASCICULES.

      HACHETTE ET CIE 1911 - R320029559: 72 FASCICULES d'environ 80 pages chacun - Plats décollorés (brunis sur les contours) - Intérieurs frais. Tome I : Fascicules 1 a 4 + fascicules B à E / Tome II : Fascicules 1 à 8 / Tomes III à IV : Fascicules numérotés de 9 à 64 / AVEC LA COLLABORATION DE MM. BAYET, BLOCH, CARRE, COVILLE, KLEINCLAUSZ, LANGLOIS, LEMONNIER, LUCHAIRE, MARIEJOL, PETIT-DUTAILLIS, REBELLIAU, SAGNAC, VIDAL DE LA BLACHE. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. partiel. décollorée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dessin original de Jan Starace pour la couverture du n°1 de la série Le Secret du Masque Rouge de Gaston René.

      Arthème Fayard 1911 Dessin original en noir et blanc non signé de Jan Starace pour la couverture du n°1 de la série Le Secret du Masque Rouge de Gaston René, Arthème Fayard, 1911. Exécuté sur un papier canson à grain de format 16 x 26 cm (marges comprises). Au verso, des essais au crayon noir de la cartouche de prix. Une marque de pliure en bas du dessin. Bon état. Joseph-Jean Starace (né en 1888), dit Jan Starace, fut illustrateur pour les éditions Arthème Fayard, comme son père, le célèbre Gino Starace, auteur des couvertures de Fantômas. Le grand roman de Gaston René, découpé en 38 livraisons, a justement comme protagoniste un génie du crime masqué, inspiré par Fantômas. Bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        INVENTARIO DE UNA COLECCIÓN DE LIBROS DE ARTE que reune A.C.

      1911 - Madrid, Establecimiento Tipográfico de Fortanet. 1911.4º cuadrado, conserva cubiertas originales, hol. 641 p. + 1 h.Ejemplar nº 30 nominal, de D. PEDRO VINDEL, de una tirada limitada a 100 ejemplares numerados.Rarísimo catálogo de libros sobre bellas artes, incluyendo viajes, local, monografías y bibliografías. Libros de Arte, bibliografía, bellas artes, local

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        ON THE IRON AT BIG CLOUD

      Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        NO^GAKU SHOZOKU MONYO^ TAIKAN 3 vols

      1911. Good. [NOH DRAMA] TANIGUCHI, etc., editors. NO^GAKU SHOZOKU MONYO^ TAIKAN 3 vols.. Kyoto, Unso^do^. Meiji 44 [1911] 3 vols., decorated cloth over board bindings, tassle-bound. Introductory calligraphy by Tomioka Tessai. Folio in size - a remarkable epitome of Noh costume designs from the earliest era of Noh plays to contemporary Meiji era productions. Many monochrome collotype plates, along with large and beautiful color lithograph (22) and color woodcut (24) plates, as well. All indentified as to era and style. Overall condition is very good, with Brooklyn Public Library bookplates and deaccession stamp, otherwise unmarked. 3 vols.

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        Ethan Frome

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover, Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1911. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Published October 1911 Stated on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. The Scribner's Seal is beneath. The word "wearily" is perfect and unbattered on page 135, line 21. {ref: Ahearn, McBride}. Red cloth binding with gold lettering. Variant Top edge plain. Ahearn's Collected Books states that the top edges of early copies are gold gilt but the first issue point is unbattered type on page 135, line 21. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear at the spine, clean boards, clean pages, tight spine, lights spots at the rear endpaper, short tears at the ads at the fore-edge.

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        The Secret Garden. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

      London: Heinemann, 1911.. Illustrated by Colour Plates By Charles Robinson. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo Green cloth, bright gilt titling & decoration to front board. Bright elaborate gilt decorations and titling on spine. Slightly rubbed to edges and corners. Very light foxing spots. Illustrated end papers. No ownership inscription. Colour frontis plate with caption sheet. Illustrated title. All colour plates with their captioned overlays present. vii, 306 pages (6 publisher's adv. pages) Clean and tight. A very nice copy.

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        The Winchester Edition of the Novels [Works] of Jane Austen. The works include: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma, Lady Susan, The Watsons, as well as the Letters

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911., 1911. Complete in 12 volumes including the Letters; 8vo. Beautifully bound in recent red half morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines in 5 compartments; red cloth boards, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I. A very attractive, fine set, a little dusty to edges only.

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        THE NOVELS. The Winchester edition

      John Grant.Edinburgh.,1911. 12 VOLUMES.Large 8vo.(8.5 x 6 inches).Complete.Includes the minor works and the Letters of Austen.Finely bound in recent full tan morocco,raised bands,red and green labels,gilt.Spine compartments decorated with gilt devices.Gilt ruled borders on boards.Top edges gilt,others untrimmed.A fine set of the most popular edition.:

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        The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen. The works include: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911., 1911. The Winchester Edition. 10 volumes, 8vo.; complete as published. Finely bound in recent dark blue half morocco with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines in 5 compartments, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I. Age toning to page edges. A handsome set.

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        THE INNOCENCE OF FATHER BROWN

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1911 First Edition of this Haycraft Queen, Queen's Quorum title and the first Father Brown collection. A near fine, exceptionally bright, fresh copy in red cloth, gilt titles, some very light foxing throughout. Black and white illustrations. 8vo. 356 pp. Adapted into film with Sir Alec Guinness as Father Brown. A handsome copy of this Keating and MLC 5 Dagger Classic. Superior example.. 1st Edition.

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        The World Crisis, full set of first editions, four of six in dust jackets

      Here is a beautiful, collector-grade full set of six first editions, four of them in dust jackets. Collectors will note that the U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. publication preceded the British. Churchill was in a special position to write this history of the First World War, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. Churchill was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915. After the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, he was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose, containing what is regarded as some of Churchill's finest writing. All six volumes offered are first edition, first printing, ranging from truly fine to near-fine condition. All four dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing their original front flap prices. The Unknown War dust jacket is clean with fractional loss confined to the spine ends, some wrinkling and a .5 inch closed tear at the spine head, and modest spine toning. The Aftermath jacket has light overall edge wear, losses at the spine ends to a maximum depth of .25 inch, and modest toning to the spine. The 1916-1918 Volume I jacket has clean and complete faces with just light age toning and minor wear at the corners. The jacket spine is a bit darkened with fractional loss at the spine head and chipping to a maximum depth of 3/8 inch at the spine tail. The 1916-1918 Volume II dust jacket has a clean and complete rear face with just a hint of age toning and minor wear at the corners. The jacket's front face is slightly more toned (likely due to transfer browning from the slipcase in which it was originally issued), bears a few tiny dark spots, and has three tiny chips along the top edge (likely where the jacket long ago caught on the aforementioned slipcase). The jacket spine is a lightly toned with fractional losses at the spine ends and a tiny hole along the lower third of the rear hinge. The volumes beneath the jackets are all excellent. The Unknown War is a truly fine, bright copy with a 1931 previous owner inscription inked on the ffep, a tiny Chicago bookseller's sticker affixed to the rear pastedown, and ghosting on the rear endpaper from the rear dust jacket flap. The Aftermath is near-fine with no spotting, just some age-toning to the untrimmed fore edge, some dust soiling to the top edge, and a bookshop sticker on the rear pastedown. Both 1916-1918 volumes are near-fine. The bindings are extremely clean, marked only by slight dulling to the bottom edges of the spines. The contents are clean and tight with no ownership marks. The untrimmed fore edges show the usual age-toning and the top edge shows some soiling and light spotting. The two unjacketed volumes - 1911-1914 and 1915 - are unusually bright and clean examples. The 1911-1914 volume is of special note. The first printing proved particularly prone to both extreme sunning and blackening of the gilt. Here is an extraordinary fine and extremely unusual example with rich, unfaded spine color, strong gilt, pristine binding, and crisp, immaculate contents. We have never seen a finer copy without a dust jacket. The 1915 volume is the attractive first printing binding variant featuring gilt stamping on the front cover and two gilt stars on the spine (see Cohen p.223). Condition is near-fine, with excellent spine presentation and only slight color shift at the spine. Trivial wear is confined to spine end wrinkling and lightly bumped corners. The contents are bright and tight with a small owner ink stamp on the pastedowns and a crease to the ffep. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(I-V), Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103.

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        Dessin original : "une jambe qui sait se conduire"

      Dessin original d'André Hellé, 32 x 24 cm, à l'encre et au crayon, d'un soldat japonais. Légendé. Six trous de punaises sur les côtés, bord supérieur légèrement empoussiéré, un numéro au crayon au coin supérieur gauche, quelques inscriptions au verso. « "Hellé est l'un des grands noms de l'histoire du livre moderne pour enfants, admiré ?voire adoré ? par beaucoup, salué par toutes les anthologies, depuis Apollinaire et Carco jusqu'aux plus récentes publiées à travers le monde. On se souvient de la Boite à joujoux, dont Debussy écrivit la musique, et de son Arche de Noé, dont la deuxième version a été rééditée par Circonflexe. (...) Grâce aux travaux de Claude-Anne Parmegiani et Annie Renonciat, à l'exposition Livre mon ami et à celle consacrée à Hellé par la Bibliothèque Faidherbe, on connaît son style : un monde ludique et coloré, où les personnages sont des jouets et les jouets des personnages. La naïveté de l'inspiration est sublimée par la géométrie des lignes simplifiées : l'imagerie se fait ici ultra-moderne. De récentes recherches ont permis d'établir la date de publication de la première version de l'Arche de Noé, sous la houlette du génial imprimeur-éditeur Alfred Tolmer : 1911. Cette date est surprenante : nous ne sommes pas dans les années 1930, mais à l'époque de Benjamin Rabier, de Job, de Boutet de Monvel, de Beatrix Potter et de Bécassine. Les artistes russes n'ont pas encore apporté ce regard nouveau qui allait définitivement rénover le livre d'images. Le singulier modernisme d'André Hellé a 20 ans ?et une guerre- d'avance ! Disons tout de suite que, en ce qui concerne le livre d'images c'est la France qui est incontestablement à l'avant-garde. Elle l'est depuis 1912. Quel scandale avait produit Hellé. On cherchait en vain à cet art audacieux un ancêtre à travers la longue et noble lignée des illustrateurs du XIXe siècle. Andre Hellé, c'était tout neuf. On se disait qu'il était bien facile de faire ces animaux en bois avec des couleurs unies. Mais ces animaux et personnages qui faisaient penser à des jouets en bois étaient extraordinairement vivants. Dédaignant les détails, Hellé avait saisi le rythme caché et il le traduisait avec une apparente naïveté. En réalité toutes ces images débordaient d'esprit et de finesse et Debussy le comprit, lui qui composa pour La boite à joujoux l'exquise musique de ballet que l'on applaudit encore chaque année à l'Opéra-Comique. Hellé a été le courageux précurseur. Il a d'ailleurs continué à créer album après album: Le tour du monde en 80 pages, Maman les petits bateaux, les Douze Plus Belles Fables du monde, etc., etc. On ne saurait dire qu'il a eu des imitateurs ou même des disciples. Mais avec lui le mouvement moderne de peinture est entré dans l'illustration du livre pour enfants, et quand on voit maintenant les livres de Parain, de Tranchant, d'Edy Legrand, de Brunhof, on ne peut se défendre de songer à celui qui fut l'avant-coureur de l'avant-garde, tout seul, avant la guerre, il y a bien longtemps." (Claire Huchet Bishop, French Review, 1936) Mais d'où venait-il, ce Hellé ? Il naît de parents pharmaciens à Boissy Saint-Léger, en mars 1871, tandis que Paris est à feu et à sang, et que la France doit céder l'Alsace-Lorraine à l'Allemagne. Il fait un passage à Louis-le-Grand, prend quelques leçons de piano, mais semble surtout s'intéresser au dessin et à ses rêves. Devenu dessinateur et graveur, il commence vers l'âge de 25 ans à publier des dessins signés dans la presse satyrique. Il en réalisera des centaines, dans d'innombrables journaux illustrés, et sa signature ornera souvent la couverture de Fantasio, du Sourire, du Rire... En 1904, c'est la consécration : l'Assiette au beurre lui confie l'illustration d'un numéro complet (consacré au monde de la nuit parisienne.). C'est un honneur que ce jeune homme partage avec Valloton, Rabier, Steinlen, Jossot, Grandjouan, Kupka et Van Dongen ». ["extrait de la biographie d'André Hellé par Jacques Desse, publiée sur Ricochet"]. (tv) Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        ACQUAINTANCES, OLD AND NEW, AMONG REFORMERS

      S. E. Tate Printing Company [Milwaukee]: [S. E. Tate Printing Company], 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. A spectacular, as new copy of a very scarce book. Duodecimo (5-1/4" x 7-3/4") bound in bright blue publisher's cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover; 115 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and several plates. Brown describes meeting Frederick Douglass and touring with Susan B. Anthony as well as her experiences as a minister. Bookplate of Brown's daughter; Gwendolen Brown Willis, on the front free endpaper. Olympia Brown (1835-1926) was refused admission to the University of Michigan because of her gender and instead attended Mount Holyoke College and Antioch University. She decided to become a preacher because she wanted to counter the prevalent and, she believed, erroneous "doctrine of endless punishment" offered by traditional hellfire-and-brimstone ministers. She had to argue to gain admittance to the Universalist Divinity School at St. Lawrence University where she became the first female graduate of a mainstream theological school. In 1863, when she was posted as minister to a congregation in Weymouth Landing, Massachusetts, she was the only female granted full clergy status in any mainstream Christian denomination. Almost as soon as she arrived in Massachusetts, she became active in the women's suffrage movement. She was later posted at a church in Bridgeport, Connecticut--where circus master P. T. Barnum was in her congregation--but received little support from her congregation, where a traditionalist faction sought to have her removed from the pulpit during her first pregnancy. She was unemployed for two years, before accepting a post at the struggling Church of the Good Shepherd in Racine, Wisconsin, which had been without a regular minister for several years. At Racine, she granted female church members equal voting rights on church matters and brought in such guest speakers as Susan B. Anthony, Julia Ward Howe, Mary Livermore, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In 1887, just after her father's death, she switched her life's priorities, becoming a part-time minister and a full-time activist for women's rights. She served as Vice President of the National Woman Suffrage Association, founded the Federal Suffrage Association in 1892 (which became the Federal Equality Association), and became one of the first members of the more radical and confrontational Woman's Party when it was formed by Alice Paul in 1913. She was one of the last of the "old time suffragettes" who lived to see women granted voting rights in 1919. After casting her first ballot in 1920 at the age of 85, she became active in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Her church in Racine has since been renamed Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church.

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        Versi e Disegni.

      Milano, Società Editrice "La Grande Attualità", 1911. 1911 In-8° grande (260x197mm), pp. 222, (2), bellissima brossura editoriale illustrata in rosso aragosta da Rubino con delicate figurazioni fiabesche. 30 illustrazioni in b.n. a piena pagina e 20 vignette in nero al tratto su pagine riquadrate e decorate in ocra. Magnifico esemplare in barbe, allo stato di nuovo. Seconda edizione, perfettamente contemporanea alla prima e ad essa tipograficamente identica (si tratta, in effetti, di una seconda tiratura emessa per saturare le richieste editoriali, essendo la prima tiratura limitata a soli 500 esemplari), di uno dei più squisiti figurati del Novecento italiano, in cui le poesie per bimbi di Rubino si fondono mirabilmente con il corredo illustrativo. Il volume è considerato il primo libro d'artista italiano per l'infanzia. Pallottino, Storia dell'illustrazione italiana, p. 226: "I versi erano stati composti tra il 1899 e il 1902, i disegni rappresentavano l'esuberante ed ironica esposizione del piu' macabro ed allucinato repertorio decorativo simbolista, mentre la 'mente' era quella del pittore, scrittore e illustratore autodidatta". Gambetti / Vezzosi, p. 788. Alligo, Antonio Rubino. I libri illustrati, n. 13: "Del tutto identica alla prima edizione, salvo per la carta, per la mancanza della sovraccoperta e dell'ex-libris... Uscita contemporaneamente alla prima, come edizione economica in vendita in tutte le librerie". Alligo, Pittori di carta, II, pp. 129-130: "Nello stesso anno della prima edizione ne esce una seconda non numerata, del tutto identica alla prima salvo per la dicitura seconda edizione e per il colore della copertina, che dà sul verdino" [la nostra copia presenta invece la stessa gradazione cromatica dell'edizione originale].

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        Le Japon Militaire. L'Armée et la marine japonaises en 1910 - 1911 [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Kelly & Walsh, Ltd, E. Leroux 1911 Deuxième édition, 1 vol. in-12 br., Kelly & Walsh, Ltd, Yokohama, E. Leroux, Paris, s.d. (circa 1911), VI-256 pp. Exemplaire dédicacé par l'auteur à Mr. Albert Tissier "Sur le retour, voilà ce que j'écris... Lis-le quand même en souvenir d'un vieil ami qui te reste très attaché". Etat satisfaisant (dos abîmé, corps de l'ouvrage gondolé) pour cet ouvrage rare. Prix en l'état. Français

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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

      St. Paul, Minn., Minnesota Historical Society, 1911. 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

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        Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend. De Luxe signed limited edition

      London Hodder and Stoughton [1911]. VG : in very good condition. Sm. marking to to spine and minor wear to corners. Teg - remaining edges uncut. Signed by the illustrator beneath limitation number Limited Editionn [91/350] Gilt embellished Morrocco/leather cover xxii, 155pp :: 25 captioned tissue-guarded, tipped-in colour plates :: 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8") :: Peter Beckford was the nephew of William Beckford (1709-70), the Jamaican-born Lord Mayor of London. A series of letters that Peter Beckford had written, he collected and published in 1781 as 'Thoughts on Hunting'. The Sporting World journal at that time concluded that he 'was master of the subject on which he wrote'

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        Improvements in propellers applicable for aerial machines.

      [Redhill, Love & Malcolmson for His Majesty Stationery Office, 1911]. Large 8vo. Well preserved; sometime machine stitched into a volume, now disbound; from the Patents Department of Manchester Free Library, with stamp in upper margin of the first page, accession date 9 September 1911. 3 pp. [1, blank] + one lithographic plate.. The extremely rare propeller patent that constitutes Wittgenstein's first publication, and without doubt the scarcest. It is his work on the propeller presented here and the mathematical problems associated with the development of it that leads Wittgenstein to consider the foundations of mathematics, considerations that directly lead him to philosophy and logic and to an immediate change of career, without which the entire tradition of modern philosophy and logic would have looked completely different. The present publication, published at the mere age of 21, is arguably responsible for catapulting Wittgenstein into his philosophical career. After taking out the patent, Wittgenstein quit his aeronautical career and stopped working on his jet-engine. Not until recently has the great importance of the invention to early aviation been recognized - Wittgenstein's scheme anticipated by three decades developments in which blade-tip jets were used to drive the rotors of hybrid helicopters. Wittgenstein's patent had within it the seeds of the centrifugal-flow gas turbine engine, later to be developed in the 1930'ies by Frank Whittle, the father of jet-propulsion and the inventor of the torbojet engine. About 30 years after Wittgenstein's invention, the engine was reinvented, by Friedrich Doblhoff, this time leading to a completely new concept for a helicopter, which was successfully tested for the first time in 1943. The patent was unknown to all Wittgenstein biographers and scholars, confirming the extreme scarcity of it. Only von Wright mentions Wiggtenstein's work, and only indirectly, probably not knowing about the patent. Wittgenstein apparently told him "the problem on which he worked at Manchester has since become very urgent". Von Wright's assumption was that he was referring to the emergence of reaction engines in modern aircraft

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        Ethan Frome

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover, Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1911. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Published October 1911 Stated on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. The Scribner's Seal is beneath. The word ""wearily"" is perfect and unbattered on page 135, line 21. {ref: McBride}. Red cloth binding with gold lettering. Top edge gold. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, clean boards and spine, mildly rolled spine, minor repair to endpaper hinges, previous owner's name at the front endpaper, light foxing.

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        Nord i Tåkeheimen. Utforskningen av Jordens Nordlige Strøk i Tidlige Tider.

      Kristiania 1911. 4to. IX + 603 s. Illustr. av forf. Orig. helshirtingbd. m. forgylt dekor. Pent og fast ekspl

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        REVELATIONS OF THE SECRET SERVICE

      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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        Ethan Frome

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1911. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Published October 1911 Stated on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. The Scribner's Seal is beneath. The word ""wearily"" is perfect and unbattered on page 135, line 21. {ref: McBride}. Red cloth binding with gold lettering. Top edge gold. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, clean boards and spine, mildly rolled spine, minor repair to endpaper hinges, previous owner's name at the front endpaper, light foxing.

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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.

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        Festschrift zur 200 jährigen Jubelfeier der ältesten europäischen Porzellanmanufaktur Meissen, 1710-1910.

      F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig 1911. Folio. 377 Textabbildungen. Portrait, XVI,207,(1 blank) pp. + 43 plates (10 coloured). Publisher´s cloth with title in gilt on upper board and spine. Some rubbing and soiling to boards. Interior fine. 38,5 x 30,5 cm

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        Ethan Frome

      Hardcover, Very Good. "Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1911. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Published October 1911 Stated on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. The Scribner's Seal is beneath. The word """"wearily"""" is perfect and unbattered on page 135, line 21. {ref: McBride}. Red cloth binding with gold lettering. Top edge gold. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, clean boards and spine, mildly rolled spine, minor repair to endpaper hinges, previous owner's name at the front endpaper, light foxing."

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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.

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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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        Tannhauser

      Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 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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        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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        SEA FAIRIES

      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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        44 COVERS FROM MITSUKOSHI MAGAZINE

      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

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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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        Seiho Junishi Jo (An Album of the Twelve Zodiacal Signs by Seiho)

      Geisodo Yamada Naosaburo Kyoto: Geisodo Yamada Naosaburo, 1911. Small folio. Folding album consisting of twelve ink wash and color prints on thirteen sheets, each bearing Seiho's chop mark. One of the key figures of modern Japanese painting, Seiho (1864 - 1942) absorbed elements of European-style painting -- Impressionism, in particular -- and successfully fused them into traditional Japanese styles, especially those of the Maruyama-Shijo School. The present work, which is considered a masterpiece of Shijo artistry, clearly demonstrates this harmony between styles. Seiho was awarded the first Order of Cultural Merit in 1937. Two small holes on the front blank, else a bright, clean copy in original paper-covered boards, which show light edgewear and abrasions to front cover. Housed in a rough cloth folding case with bone clasps.

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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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        RECORD OF RECENT CONSTUCTION, NOS. 61-70, BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

      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.

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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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