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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. München, 10. I. 1911.

      1911. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. adressiertem Kuvert. Dankt dem Verleger Hans von Weber (1872-1924) für dessen Vermittlung: "Mit dem vorgeschlagenen Vergleich bin ich einverstanden, wenn statt des ersten §3 der Ersatzparagraph 3 aufgenommen wird. Ich würde also vorschlagen, daß Herr Rowohlt den Vergleichsvertrag in dieser Form durch seinen Anwalt an meinen Anwalt in München gelangen läßt [...]". - Bl. 2 verso mit kl. Sammlerstempel. Beiliegend: Sammlungsumschlag mit hs. Notizen zum Verf. und Stempel der Sammlung Werner Eberhard Müller, Leipzig.

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        The Fleet Reviewed by His Majesty King GEORGE V at SPITHEAD' (1865-1936, King of Great Britain)]

      1911 - to Celebrate the Coronation, including a fine Admiralty Chart, in full colours, 12½" x 21¾", showing the route of the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert' from Portsmouth Harbour up and down the lines of the Royal Navy (named in red) to the centre of the line among the visiting foreign vessels (named in brown), the map takes in Portsmouth Town, Southsea, Gosport and Haslar on the north, Osborne Bay, Quarr Hill and all the creeks and sands to the south, the text lists the Flag Officers, (including Vice-Admiral Jellicoe, Atlantic Fleet), and their staffs, then all the fighting ships, British and Foreign, with their Type, Name, Commanding Officer, Date Launched, Displacement, Horsepower and Armament, 22 sides 10" x 6¾" in blue boards, upper cover with gilt title, published by Griffin & Co., 2 The Hard, Portsmouth, for 24th June binding faded in patches without loss The King is flanked by men-of-war from France and Chile, then Japan and the Netherlands, while Germany (the 'von der Tann', built in answer to the Invincible class) is further away. The map also shows the places for Merchant ships and passenger liners British or visiting, with their names in blue, in lines on the Isle of Wight side, also in red 'Lord Strathcona's Yacht', not far from the King's. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Conus Violin Concerto - Autograph Musical Quotation

      1911. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph musical quotation from "the lady of the golden bow," penned on a calendar page giving her birthday of September 20, boldly signed and dated 1911. Parlow has written a quotation for violin of four measures, the opening Recitativo of the popular E minor Violin Concerto by Julius Conus. The quotation is matted with a reproduction signed photograph inscribed to a Miss Hall (Marie?!). AMQS 5 x 2.25 inches (12.9 x 5.5 cm); total size 6 x 9.5 inches (15.5 x 24.5 cm). Very uncommon in this format!The Canadian violinist is widely considered one the world's greatest female violinists ever. She studied in San Francisco and in St. Petersburg with Auer, giving her first recital at the age of six, and by the age of 15 she was performing for the British Royal Family. After many years of successful playing and touring, she taught at the Toronto Conservatory of Music.The renowned Parlow String Quartet, which was active from 1943 to 1958, acquired an international reputation.

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        Jane Oglander

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1911 - First Edition. An early and uncommon Lowndes title, not found in Hubin. Dustjacket copy describes the book as "a powerful and impressive story laid in England, but the central character is a fascinating Greek, beautiful and ambitious." An early New York Time's review of the book describes it thus: "The character of Athena is a masterpiece in its way. Mrs. Belloc-Lowndes has drawn a woman without conscience, without sympathies, absolutely self-centered, but possessing both passions and charm. The wife of an old man who thoroughly understands her, and whom she does not love, lets nothing stand in the way of gratifying her passing fancies for other men". Near Fine in the scarce printed dustjacket, Very Good but modestly edge chipped. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles 1910. Rapports. Section Francaise. 14 tomes.

      In-4. Avec nombreuses illustrations, figures et portraits sur planches et dans le texte. Reliure demi-toile de l'époque avec plat original collé. - 1. Baudet, Louis: Groupe VI (Classe 28). Matériaux, Matériel et Procédés du génie civil. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 56 p. - 2. Lumet, G: Section Francaise. Groupe VI A. Classe 31. Arrosserie & Charronnage, Automobiles & Cycles. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 185 (1) p. - 3. Launay, Maurice: Section Francaise. Groupe VII (Classe 39). Produits agricoles alimentaires d'origine végétale. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 108 (1) p. - 4. Méry-Picard: Section Francaise. Groupe VIII. Horticulture & Arboriculture. Classe 43. Matériel et Procédés de l'Horticulture et de l'Arboriculture. Avec la collaboration de Lucien Chauré. Comité Agricole & Horticole Francais des Expositions Internationales, 1911. 109 p. - 5. Voelckel, Eugène: Section Francaise. Classes 49 & 50. Groupe IX. Matériel et Procédés des exploitations et des industries forestières, Produits des exploitations et des industries forestières. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 94 p. - 6. Goulet, Émile: Section Francaise. Groupe X. Classe 60. Vins et eaux-de-vie de vin. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 311 p. - 7. Prats, Jean: Section Francaise. Groupe X. Classe 61. Liqueurs, Alcools, Spiritueux Divers, Apéritifs. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 144 p. - 8. Schmidt, Alfred: Section Francaise. Groupe X (Classe 62). Alimentation liquide. Boissons diverses. / Geslin, Jean: Section Francaise. Groupe X (Classe 62). Alimentation liquide. Boissons diverses. Cidres. Eux-de-vie de cidre. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 151, 33 p. - 9. Laederich, René: Section Francaise. Groupe XIII, Classe 80. Fils et Tissus de Coton. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 72 (2) p. - 10. Tassinari, Louis: Section Francaise. Groupe XIII-A, Classe 83. Soies et Tissus de Soie (Soierie Lyonnaise). Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 82 p. - 11. Pichelin, Gaston: Classe 90. Parfumerie. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1911. 48 p. - 12. Weil, Daniel: Section Francaise. Groupe XIV, Classe 91. Tabacs et Industries Annexes. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers. 48 p. - 13. Susse, Jacques: Section Francaise. Groupe XVb, Classe 97 A. B. Bronze. 62 (2) p. - 14. Arnaud, Édouard: Section Francaise. Groupe XVIIb, Classe III-B. Section de l'Hygiène, du Matériel Sanitaire, des Appareils et Procédés de sauvetage. Comité Francais des Expositions à l'Étrangers, 1912. 239 p. - Inclus: Billet d'exposant pour l'Exposition (Musée Industriel, Vienne, Autriche). - Contient descriptions des sections et de lorganisation de lexposition. Exemplaires de bibliothèque avec cachets et restes des étiquettes sur les plats. Plats un peu insolés. Cachets et singatures manuscrites sur les pages préliminaires. Petit cachets sur les dernières pages de texte. Note manuscrite sur les gardes de 11. - Bibliotheksexemplare mit je 1 alten Bibliotheksstempel sowie Etikettenresten auf allen Vorderdeckeln. Diese etwas lichtrandig. Je mehrere Bibliotheksstempel sowie handschriftl. Signaturen auf den Titeleien (davon je 1 Bibliotheks-Ausscheidestempel). Je 1 kl. Bibliotheksstempel auf den letzten Textseiten. Handschriftl. Anmerkungen auf Nachsatz von 9.

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        The "Bull" Durham Baseball Guide (1911)

      The Baseball Publishing Co, Boston 1911 - First Thus. A handsome copy of the 1911 "Bull" Durham Baseball Guide, the 2nd year this annual was issued. A complete, thorough rundown of the 1910 season, with dozens and dozens of photos. Crisp and clean in its stapled, pictorial wrappers. Still tightly-bound, free of any internal writing or markings. 16mo., 128 pgs. The text opens with generous coverage of the 1910 World Series (the Philadelphia Athletics vs. the Chicago Cubs) and then works its way backwards, giving a careful look to the statistical achievements of the year. It follows that with a wonderful look at many of the local leagues (Eastern Kansas League, Blue Grass League, Northeast Arkansas League, Connecticut Baseball Association, etc.) and concludes with a profile of a trip to Japan the University of Chicago made to play against the Waseda University Baseball Team and the Keio University Nine. Small, discreet former owner name at top of front panel and very small, even chip at lower corner. Otherwise, clean-as-could-be and very well-preserved. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historical Relation of Ceylon, An

      White Lotus, Glasgow 1911 - Historical Relation of Ceylon, An [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The "Bull" Durham Baseball Guide (1911)

      Boston: The Baseball Publishing Co, 1911. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. First Thus. A handsome copy of the 1911 "Bull" Durham Baseball Guide, the 2nd year this annual was issued. A complete, thorough rundown of the 1910 season, with dozens and dozens of photos. Crisp and clean in its stapled, pictorial wrappers. Still tightly-bound, free of any internal writing or markings. 16mo., 128 pgs. The text opens with generous coverage of the 1910 World Series (the Philadelphia Athletics vs. the Chicago Cubs) and then works its way backwards, giving a careful look to the statistical achievements of the year. It follows that with a wonderful look at many of the local leagues (Eastern Kansas League, Blue Grass League, Northeast Arkansas League, Connecticut Baseball Association, etc.) and concludes with a profile of a trip to Japan the University of Chicago made to play against the Waseda University Baseball Team and the Keio University Nine. Small, discreet former owner name at top of front panel and very small, even chip at lower corner. Otherwise, clean-as-could-be and very well-preserved.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

      London: Siegle, Hill & Co.,, [1911]. With an introduction by A. C. Benson. Reproduced from a manuscript written and illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe. Large quarto. Original vellum, titles to brown morocco label to spine, elaborate floral and peacock decorations to spine and front cover gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, brown endpapers decorated in green and purple. Title page printed in red & black, opening double-page spread with elaborate calligraphic borders, 10 colour illustrations by E. Geddes, caligraphy by A. Sutcliffe. Boards slightly bowed, light foxing to covers, an excellent copy. First edition thus, number 415 of 550 copies printed on handmade paper signed by Francis Sangorski and George Sutcliffe; a further 25 were printed on japon. One of the most lavish editions of the Rubáiyát in the renowned translation by Edward Fitzgerald, first published in 1859. Of all the literature of the Islamic world, perhaps only The Thousand and One Nights has had a greater impact on the European imagination.

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      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1911. FIRST EDITION 1911, WITH A FOUR PAGE AUTOGRAPHED LETTER TO LORD ROSEBERY AND AUTHOR'S COMPLIMENT SLIP. 8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 28 photographic illustrations mostly 2 images on 1 plate, pages: x, [1], 1-335 including index, original publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to cloth, corners slightly bumped, endpapers age-browned, engraved book-plate to first pastedown, probably that of Lord Rosebery. A very good copy. The letter dated 7 April 1911 and written on Ditchingham House headed notepaper: "Dear Lord Rosebery, Some years ago I remember you telling me that you had read my book "Rural England" I now send you another "Rural Denmark and its Lessons" which I venture to hope that you may find time to look through. I do not know that you will share the conclusions to which I have come, or at any rate all of them, but I hope & believe that you will agree with me that the extension of ownership (not one certainly among small holders) & the establishment of cooperation are desirable & indeed necessary to our national welfare. Believe me truly yours, H. Rider Haggard. P.S. My Salvation Army Settlement scheme was duly knocked on the head by a Departmental Committee appointed to that end. It seems a pity since had it been carried out the trebling of the value of the enormous tracts of territory which the Canadian Gov.t was then willing to give for its execution (which has since happened) would have made of it (I believe) a great financial, as well a(sic) social success. But the scheme trod on too many toes & offended too many vested interests, So having done the work I was sent to do I was duly executed by the usual Departmental Committee hatchet! That does not matter but unfortunately the lost opportunity will never return." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Art Collection [Artist Autographs / Original Art / Autograph Letters Signed]

      No Publisher No Place [1911] - Original leather album, with 'Art Collection' in gilt at front cover. Nice collection of letters, clipped signatures and couple pieces of original art put together by an enthusiast of the early 1900's. Original Art include: Hugo Vogel and Charles Allan Gilbert. Autograph Cards or Clipped Signatures include: Jessie Wilcox Smith, Maxfield Parrish, Josef Israels, Harrison Fisher, Charles Dana Gibson, Georg Papperitz, Sir Francis Bernard, Johann Michael Ferdinand Heinrich Hofmann, Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Baronet, William Sergeant Kendall, James Sant, R.A, Lydia Field Emmet, Jules Guerin, Joseph Farquharson, Walther Firle, Walter Dendy Sadler, Frank Benson, Elihu Vedder, Bernard Johannes Blommers, Briton Riviere, Franz du Fregger, Friedrich August von Kaulbach, Theodor Grust, Henry Jules Jean Geoffroy, Ernest A. Waterlow, William McGregor Paxton, John Melhuish Strudwick, Henrietta Rae, Kenyon Cox, Ridgway Knight, Herbert Dicksee, Fritz von Uhde, Albert Sterner, Arthur Wardle. Letters include: Edward Burne Jones, Konrad Wilhelm Dielitz, Frederick (Fred) Barnard, Willard L. Metcalf, Henri Gervex, L. L. Henner, Jules Breton, Pascal Dagnan Bouveret, William Bouguereau, Frederick Goodall, Walter MacEwen, Carle J. Blenner, Ary Scheffer, Luke Fildes, Edwin A. Abbey, Leon Lhermitte. Very Good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peter and Wendy

      This copy has 2 of the 3 points that a true American first is distinguished by. 1. Scribner's seal, 2."Published October, 1911" to copyright page As this copy does not have it's dust jacket, #3 is missing. (#3 A "$1.50 net" price to the jacket's front cover.) Published simultaneously with the UK first, This copy has very minor wear to edges. Contents are Near Fine, front end paper has original owners Book Plate. Book sellers small label on back page along with inventory notation. Page 84 has a very small closed tear. No other marks on contents, otherwise bright and clean. A beautiful copy in a custom made slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Phil & Bev Dittberner]
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        Manifesti dei Musicisti Futuristi

      Milan: Direzione del Movimento Futurista, [1911]. Single sheet folded once to make [4]pp. Soft horizontal fold to middle with a few tiny spots of loss to the rear, else a very good example of this early Futurist manifesto, the first on music. The first musician to "surrender to the persuasion of promises and liberation", Pratella was courted early on by Marinetti to join his new movement that he hoped would breathe new life into Italian culture. Though not as nihilistic as Russolo's Art of Noises published three years later, he still makes what at the time, were revolutionary demands that musicians break from the traditional, proclaiming in a later manifesto that" the new order of disorder should be created by destroying the ancient schemes." Ref: Pontus Hulten. Futurism and Futurisms,525-7; 544-5.

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        Before The Lamps are Lit

      George Robertson & Company, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. First Edition, 1911. Tarella Quin [Daskein] was a noted author of Australian fairy stories. ILLUSTRATED BY IDA RENTOUL OUTHWAITE WITH APPROXIMATELY 50 BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS. Contains: Before the Lamps are Lit; Ebenezer's Anniversary; Constellation Jam; Poppy and the Pixies; The Strange Adventures of Aunt Martha and The Binnajig and the Tattyoon.... all with beautiful accompanying illustrations. Binding is tight and completely sound with decorative boards. The boards show some wear/rubbing with whitish marks and spotting to front and back [please see photos]. Internally the book is very good. One page has some small black spots on it and there are some scattered marks, and at edges; one illustartion has loss at one corner and a couple of pages have tiny nicks; else the book is really very good. There is an author inscription written in pencil which can be erased but we have elected to retain since the book's previous owner was the noted Australian artist Enid Philip and it appears that these illustrations and this book may have provided some of her inspiration [may account for the little black spots [paint?] on the page mentioned above!]. 190 pp. A RARE AND HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE BOOK.

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        Merry and Bright

      New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. Large thin 4to. Original cloth spine, paper over boards with illustrated paste-on of Merry and Bright, the two dogs who are the subject of this book. Twenty-four full page, color illustrations on stiff paper of the doings of Merry and Bright. Cloth and boards worn at edges, light soil, inner hinges neatly mended, half-title lightly foxed, else a very good copy and quite scarce. An unexpected New York publisher's imprint; printed by Thomas Forman and Sons in Nottingham. With a contemporary bookplate showing a girl and her book.

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      Pictorial title-page, and twenty-four full-page colour plates. Original cloth-backed pictorial paper-covered boards. 28.5 x 25 cm. First edition. Small corner lost from pastedown on front boards; some very light browning; else a very good copy.

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        La Musica Futurista: Manifesto Tecnico

      Milan: Direzione del Movimento Futurista, [1911]. Single sheet folded once to make [4]pp. Soft horizontal fold to middle, else a nice example of this early Futurist music manifesto. The first musician to "surrender to the persuasion of promises and liberation", Pratella was courted early on by Marinetti to join his new movement that he hoped would breathe new life into Italian culture. Though not as nihilistic as Russolo's Art of Noises published three years later, he still makes what at the time, were revolutionary demands that musicians break from the traditional, proclaiming in a later manifesto that" the new order of disorder should be created by destroying the ancient schemes."

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        Dictionary of the Great Russian language].

      Volf Skt. Peterburg - Moskva - 1914 1911 - Four vols, octavo (27.2 x 19 cm), vols 1-3 - fourth edition, vol 4 - third edition. Half-title, frontispiece, title, III, [1], XVI, XIV, 1744, VIII pp.; Half-title, title, 2030 pp.; Half-title, title, 1782 pp.; Half-title, title, 1619, text in two columns per page, pagination according to columns. Contemporary red calf over red cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines, red edges; slightly rubbed and sunned. The most comprehensive dictionary of the Russian language at the time of publication. It includes 200 000 words and 30 000 proverbs and sayings that are used to illustrate the meaning of the words explained. Vladimir Dahl (1801-1872) has dedicated 53 years of his life to this monumental work. He started collecting words for a future dictionary from the age of eighteen and passed away working on the second edition of this work. After the first issues of the dictionary came out Dahl was awarded the Konstantinivskaya medal. In 1868 he was elected an honorary member of the Academy of Sciences and awarded the Lomonosov Prize. The third and fourth editions were edited by Jan de Courtenay (1845 – 1929), one of the most influential linguists in Russia in the late 19th - early 20th century, and are famous for having included Russian swearing words. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Baseball: The National Game from the Earliest Days to the Present Season

      Collier, 1911, Hardcover (Half Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, 1st Edition. Size: Folio. Silverfish damage to maroon cloth and paper on boards. Internally very nice. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Baseball; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21856.

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        Fables 3 Bde. (compl.).

      8, 194, 164, 206 S., zahlr. farb. Holzstich-Illustr. u je einer Suite (mit je 20 Kupferstichen), Kart.-Umschlag, darin Broschur m. losen Bogen u. je zusätzlicher Suite in Schmuckschuber., Schuber etwas gebäunt. Buch: einzelne, wenige Stockflecklein, minimale Stauchung an einem Buchblock, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. Text frz. Ein Exemplar der nummerierten Vorzugsausgabe: Sur vélin de rives, et dune suite en noir avec remarques du trait gravé sur cuivre, Nr. 380 (301-600 Exempl.). Jean Taricco a gravé quelque deux mille deux cents bois nécessaire à la reproduction des aquarelles. - Henry Lemarié (1911- 1991) est, sans conteste, le miniaturiste français le plus célèbre et le plus apprécié de notre époque. Son oeuvre est la plus recherchée des bibliophiles: en effet, à ses qualités picturales il a su adjoindre une parfaite maîtrise de l'illustration.

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      1911. BAIN, Francis William. Works. London: Methuen, (1911-13). Nine volumes. Slim 12mo, contemporary three-quarter red close-grain morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $1750.Mixed later editions comprising this nine-volume set of Hindu love stories, purported by F.W. Bain to be his translations of ancient Sanscrit manuscripts. Handsomely bound by Bickers & Son.British author of fantasy stories Francis William Bain claimed that the tales he published were translated from ancient Hindu Sanskrit. Bain was for a number of years a fellow of All Souls College at Oxford, and then professor of History at the Deccan College in Poona, British India— presumably being well schooled in both the Eastern and Western traditions. Bain offered the first of these tales, A Digit of the Moon (first published in 1898), as his translation of the eighth part of a 16-part Sanskrit manuscript presented to him by an unidentified brahmin. Argument over the authenticity of BainÂ’s “translations” raged throughout his life. Each of the stories contains erudite footnotes explaining Sanskrit puns and wordplay that Bain himself confessed he did not fully understand. A contemporary reviewer saw it this way: “Though palpably a pretence, they are graceful fancies, and might as well have appeared for what they really are instead of masquerading as ‘translations.Â’ No Hindu, unless of this generation and under foreign influence, ever conceived these storiesÂ… Moreover, they are of a strict propriety, whereas original Hindu love stories would put RabelaisÂ’s ghost to the blush” (The Nation, 1905). A Digit of the Moon was followed by a number of other stories in the same mode: including In the Great GodÂ’s Hair, Bubbles of the Foam, An Essence of the Dusk, Ashes of a God, Mine of Faults, and A Heifer of the Dawn. A fine set, with only light flecks of foxing to fore-edges, elegantly bound.

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        Lettera autografa firmata inviata a Plinio Nomellini, Lucca

      1911. Bologna 178x114 mm 1 bifolio, scritte 2 pagine. Busta conservata. Manoscritto a inchiostro nero "[...] Prima di tutto, e di nuovo, silenzio assoluto. Come si lavora bene nel silenzio! E' ora di mettersi all'opera. Per Giugno io direi che potessimo metter fuori il primo volume dei Poemi del Risorgimento. [...] Si vogliono tavole a colori, da riprodursi nel miglior modo. La prima dovrebbe essere Napoleone a Sant'Elena. [...] La seconda [...] può essere o una notturna cavalcata di un reggimento di cavalleria che va al galoppo verso Novara. C'è tra loro, ammantellato, spaventato dal destino che porta con sé, il giovane principe di Carignano, Carlo Alberto, che ha tradito e abbandonato la causa della libertà e ubbidisce agli ordini del re [...] che vuole che vada a Novara [...] O può essere Garibaldi giovinetto a Roma. Ma per questo bisogna che tu attenda il poema [...]. Quando mi avrai scritto, riscriverò. Silenzio! Tuo Giovanni Pascoli [...]".

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        Frank Lloyd Wright, Chciago: Diese deutsche Ausgeba ist nur in Europa verkäuflich.

      Ernst Wasmuth a.-G. 1911 - 113 pp., 6 (ads.), with color frontispiece, 148 illustrations. (8. Sonderheft der Architektur des XX. Jahrhunderts.) Printed tan paper wrappers. Text in German. Some wear to edges. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rosario De Sonetos Liricos

      Madrid: Imprenta Espanola / Fernando Fe / Victoriano Suarez, 1911. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Printing 291 Pp + 1 Pp Advertisement For The Author's Works. Original Beige Wrappers Printed In Black, Priced 3 Pesetas On Spine. Inscribed By Unamuno To The Cervantes Scholar Rudolph (Rodolfo) Schevill And Dated In Salamanca Vi/11 [June 1911, The Year Of Publication]. Covers With Slight Browning, More Browning To Spine, Water-Staining At Upper Right Corner Edges Of Rear Cover To 1/4" Deep But No Traces Elsewhere On Covers Or Pages. Contents Fine, Pages Unopened [Still Attached At Top]. A Book Of Poetry, Noted By Some As Containing The Finest Sonnets In The Spanish Language.

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        Jugendstil - Leo Rauth.

      Windhundsjabloongekleurde Jugendstil lithografie van de hand van Leo Rauth. Gesigneerd, gedateerd 1911 en betiteld in de druk. Gedrukt op met wolken gemarmerd tekenkarton. Afm.: (papier) 38 x 38 cm.Schilder en graficus Leo Rauth (1884-1913), was leerling aan de kunstacademie van Leipzig, Karlsruhe, Berlin en M?nchen (onder Franz von Stuck) en werkte vanaf 1909 in Leipzig.Rauth schilderde portretten, naakten, carnaval sc?nes, maakte ontwerpen voor toneeldecors (?Les petits riens??), posters, en gebruiksgrafiek.Prijs: ?1.650,- (incl. lijst).

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        Ethan Frome (Unrecorded Variant of the First Edition)

      Scribners, NY 1911 - First edition, first issue with top edge gilt and perfect unbroken type in the last line of p.135. Red cloth stamped in gilt. A typographically unique copy, possibly preceding alll previously known states; the title page is misprinted, omitting the title and names of both the author and publisher---only the words "By", "New York" and the date "MCMXI" appear on the title page. The verso (copyright page) appears normally with "Copyright, 1911, by Charles Scribner's Sons", "Published October, 1911" and the publisher's colophon or seal. The text and rear adverts appear normally (final leaf of ads is unopened). Tight fine and fresh, bookplate of Chicago bookseller John Valentine affixed to front pastedown. In custom cloth slipcase with black leather spine label lettered in gilt; slipcase is moderately sunned. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Voyage of The 'Why Not?' In The Antarctic. The Journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition, 1908-1910. English Version by Philip Walsh. With Numerous Illustrations from Photographs.

      1911 - Hodder and Stoughton. UK First edition. [1911]. Large 4to. viii, 315pp. Folding frontis.with tissue guard plus 42 plates, all present as called for. Original aquamarine cloth gilt with embossed gilt illustration of ship to upper board and a white penguin to spine. Very professionally and virtually invisibly recased with original spine laid down and original endpapers retained. Head and tail of spine together with corners also almost invisibly repaired and strengthened. Hinges re-enforced so binding is very sound. Outer edges of boards sl. mottled. Endpapers and pages browned, ownership signature to front endpaper. Occ. light foxing o/w a clean and sound copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut von 13 Büchern "Kant's Schriften" - hrsg. von der königlich Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften) - ohne Band 5, 9,13

      Berlin, Georg Reimer,1911.1913, 1111 - Schrift: Fraktur Gebrauchsspuren, Ecken und Kanten leicht berieben, innen sauber und ordentlich, Band 14 Buchdeckel abgerissen, Band 11 Einband beschädigtbzwei broschierte, verschiedenfarbige, noch unaufgeschnittener Einbände im Groß-Oktavformat; sehr gut erhaltene photomechanische Nachdrucke der Ausgaben Berlin, Georg Reimer 1910 + 1912 585 + 526 Seiten Deutsch 1g N50 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel de Police Scientifique (Technique).

      Lausanne: Librairie Payot & Cie., Paris: Félix Alcan, , 1911. I - Vols et Homicides [all published] Préface de M. Louis Lépine, Préfet de Police de Paris. Octavo. Contemporary oatmeal half cloth on mid-blue boards, blue morocco label to spine, original wraps bound in. Profusely illustrated. Some light spotting, a couple of leaves a touch cockled, one with repair along top edge, but overall very good First and only edition. The first, and the only published, volume of a projected, comprehensive, four-volume manual of scientific police practice by one of its unsung pioneers. The other volumes were to have covered forgery; the identification of repeat offenders; and the organization of a modern criminal police force, but the world-wide demand for his services as a consultant; the intervening international conflict; and his post-war decision to resign his academic post and to settle in Serbia, completed its completion. Reiss (1876-1929), received his doctorate from Lausanne in 1898, and in 1899 he took over the Service de l'Identité Judiciaire founded 3 years previously by Marius Jaccard on principles suggested by the anthropometric work of Alphonse Bertillon for the Préfecture de police in Paris. The publication of the present work establishes his international reputation, and in 1906 he attends the 6th International Congress on Criminal Anthropology, in Turin, where he meets Cesare Lombroso, pioneer anthropometrist; Salvatore Ottolenghi, founder of the Scuola di Polizia Scientifica; and Edmond Locard, originator of the fundamental exchange principle of forensic science, "Every contact leaves a trace." Following a period of study with Bertillon, he returned to Lausanne and in 1909 established the l'Institut de Police Scientifique offering an interdisciplinary diploma in scientific policing. His publication in 1911 of the first volume of his Manuel de Police Scientifique cements his position as a recognized authority in the area. In 1912 he was invited to preside over a series of seminars in St. Petersburg; the following year he was in Sao Paolo, presenting a course for the Brazilian government; and in 1914 he is consulted by the New York police seeking advice on their reorganization on rational lines, his suggestions being published as Contribution à la Réorganisation de la Police. After service on the Serbian front in the First World War, Reiss resigned his post at the IPS and settled near Belgrade, where he died in 1929. An exhibition in Lausanne in 2001 celebrated Reiss as " Un Sherlock Holmes vaudois.

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        Six Town Chronicles of England

      Oxford Clarendon Press 1911 - 1911. 208 pages. No dust jacket. Navy cloth with gilt lettering. Noticeable foxing & tanning mainly to the endpapers & page edges. Previous owner's name on front paste down, with a plate ("With the Author's Compliments") on front endpaper. Few internal hinge cracks. Pages are rough cut. Front hinge cracked at top thus the endpapers are torn (approx. 1cm). Mild wear to board edges and corners, with small splits (approx. 1cm) to spine ends. Visible tanning to spine and board edges. Distinct soiling with other small pale marks (approx. 1cm) all over the boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peter and Wendy

      Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. - First edition. 8vo. 267pp, title/frontis + 11pp full page plates by F. D. Bedford. Green boards with gilt decoration and lettering to spine & front board. Pictorial First Issue dustwrapper. A near fine copy with bright & fresh boards & very light wear indeed. Some light foxing to edges & sporadically within text. Neat ink owner inscription dated 1911. The very good dustwrapper has a few nicks at tip of spine & tiny chips to foot. Much brighter spine than usual. Peter Pan introduced in 'The Little White Bird', expanded into a childrens story in 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens' & then enlarged and novelised in the version that we know today in 'Peter and Wendy'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Blue Book

      1911. First Edition . (NEW ORLEANS). Blue Book. [New Orleans: Thomas C. Anderson, circa 1911]. 12mo, original wire-stitched pale blue wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise and clamshell box. $5500.Early directory of the “fast women” of New Orleans, apparently published by principal advertiser restaurateur Tom Anderson, and compiled by Billy Struve, manager of AndersonÂ’s Annex Café. Contains the warning, “This book must not be mailed,” and the advisory, “Read all the ads.”The Preface of this notorious pocket-sized directory of the legendary Storyville district of New Orleans asks the question, ""Why [should] New Orleans have this directory? Because it is the only district of its kind in the States set aside for the fast women by law."" Established by city statute in 1897, Storyville segregated prostitution to a specific area, in order to curtail such activity in outlying neighborhoods. First appearing around 1900, this ""Blue Book"" of Storyville purveyors is broken out by race, with alphabetic entries of the names and addresses of ""the best places to spend your money."" Interleaved are full-page advertisements for whiskey (""recommended as a stimulant""), cigars (""cardinal size, 5 cents straight""), jewelry (""expert examination""), candy (""made last night""), drug stores (""free delivery""), mistresses (""Miss Edna Hamilton has, without doubt, one of the finest equipped 'Chateaus' in the Tenderloin District""), and legal services (""Practices in all courts, P.L. Fourchy, Counsellor-at-Law""). Storyville is commonly regarded as the birthplace of Dixieland jazz (""all the latest musical selections nightly, rendered by a typical southern darky orchestra""), and had remained a staple attraction for visiting carousers until the U.S. Navy closed it down in 1917. Text printed in red and black. Near-fine condition.

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        Peter and Wendy

      Scribner's 1911 - "Peter and Wendy", J.M. Barrie. First US edition first printing. Scribner's, NY. Hardcover, Gilt-decorated green cloth, 13 plates including pictorial title page - 267 pp - 20.2 x 14.3 cm With beautiful full-page illustrations by F.D. Bedford This is the first edition of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of the “boy who wouldn’t grow up”, Peter Pan, published in October 1911 . Good, lacking jacket. Green boards with gilt decorations on spine and front board. Copyright page states "Published October, 1911" and has Scribner's seal. Board edges rubbed with showing at corners and light tearing to spine ends. A few small stains to front board. Spine sunned. Previous owner's name to front paste down with small note on rear paste down. Illustration facing page 122 laid in place and illustration facing page 142 lacking. Clean, unmarked text.”One page(see picture 7 and 8) repaired with tape. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographic History of the Civil War

      1911. MILLER, Francis Trevelyan, editor. The Photographic History of the Civil War. New York: Review of Reviews, 1911-12. Ten volumes. Quarto, original blue cloth gilt, patterned endpapers, top edges gilt. $3000.Early mixed edition set of MillerÂ’s famous and important 10-volume photographic history of the Civil War, containing “thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authorities.”""This mammoth workÂ… a necessary part of any civil war library,"" contains contributions from over 39 eminent individuals, including academicians, President William H. Taft, and veteran officers of both Confederate and Union forces, many of whom wrote from personal experience. A number of the photographs, previously unpublished, are from the collections of private individuals, including the extensive Eldridge Collection of Mathew Brady Civil War photographs, ""easily five times larger than that of any contemporary"" (Everitt). ""Zealous in their work, often regardless of danger, and at all times handicapped by the vexing difficulties of the photographic process of that day,"" Brady and his assistants ""carried their cameras to every scene that promised an interesting picture,"" capturing ""scenes of actual conflict, others of places devastated by gunfire, of troops on the march or in bivouac, and of individual officers and men"" (DAB). All volumes are first edition except the sixth and the tenth, which are both from 1912. Index is third issue, with ""[3d Ed.]"" appearing at the foot of the index pages. Eicher 771. Nicholson, 516. Interiors fine, light wear and soiling to original cloth, gilt bright, a few inner hinges expertly reinforced. A near-fine copy.

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        Portrait photograph signed "Sophie Duchess of Sparta Princess of Prussia" and dated (Dorothea Ulrike Alice, 1870-1932, Princess of Prussia, daughter of Emperor Friedrich III, wife, 1889, of King Constantine I of Greece)

      1911 - showing her full length , in an elegant but unostentatious light wrap over an embroidered velvet dress, wearing a wide belt, three rows of pearls, and a simple plumed hat, 6" x 3", no place, Queen Sophie was the third daughter of Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm III, and Victoria, Empress Frederick. She was a grand-daughter of Queen Victoria and married Constantine on the 27th October 1889.

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        The Masses. Vol. 1, No. 4. April 1911.

      The Masses Publishing Company, New York 1911 - Folio. 18pp, illustrated, frontispiece. Stapled wraps printed in brown ink on brown paper. Frontipiece is a photographic portrait of Victor L. Berger. The Masses was an important and inflential radical magazine that was published in Greenwich Village from 1911 to 1917 when it was forced to shut down after a lengthy showdown with the government in which they stood trial accused of trying to "unlawfully and willfully…obstruct the recruiting and enlistment of the United States [military]". This issue contains articles on the Mexican Revolution and a profile of Victor L. Berger - "the first socialist congressman". Includes contributions by Thomas Seltzer, George Allen England, J. B. Larric, Eugene Wood, Ellis O. Jones, Hermann Sundermann, Carlo de Fornaro, W. J. Ghent, Edwin Bjàrkman, Horatio Winslow, and Allan Updegrad. Illustrators include Art Young, Anton Otto Fischer, Horace Taylor, Frank Van Sloun, Carlo de Fornaro, Samuel Schwartz, and Marjorie Hood. Hinge reinforced with tape, light chipping, else very good.

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        The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.

      First edition, deluxe issue, 84, (2) pp. Frontispiece and 26 coloured illustrations, illustrated endpapers, previous owner's slightly blurred small ink stamp to fly leaf. Original gilt decorated green cloth with a small coloured vignette to the upper cover, recently recased, a.e.g., extremities rubbed.

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      1911. First Edition . BROOKE, Rupert. Poems. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1911. Octavo, original blue cloth, paper spine label. $1600.First edition of Rupert BrookeÂ’s first book of poetry, one of only 500 copies.Brooke, one of the finest of the World War I poets, was just 23 when he published this work. He died in the war four years later. Keynes 5. Paper spine label slightly rubbed. A lovely copy in near-fine condition.

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        Le martyre de Saint Sébastien*. Mystère composé en rythme français par G. d'A. et joué à Paris sur la scène du Châtelet le XXII mai MCMXI avec la musique de Claude Debussy. Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1911

      1911. in-16, pp. (8, di cui le prime 5 bb.), VIII, 270, (2 bb.), broch.edit.con titolo in rosso e nero e incisione raffigurante il Martirio del Santo su carta tipo pergamenata, entro legatura in pergamena rigida, titolo in gotico in rosso e nero e fregi oro al dorso. Edizione originale, nella prima tiratura che non reca indicazione di migliaio alla copertina anteriore, che contrassegna invece le successive ristampe. Le pagine prelim. in numeraz. romana contengono il messaggio a Maurice Barrès, scrittore antidannunziano. Fu rappresentata per la prima volta dalla Compagnia di Ida Rubinstein, mima russa ed ispiratrice del "Mistero". *Dedica autografa* "à Madame Marie Scheikévitch - pur la quelle il manque en ce livre un rondel sur des "roses blanches au miel de l'Hymette". Gabriele D'Annunzio". Marie Scheikévitch (1866-1966) di famiglia di origine russa si trasferì a Parigi nel 1896 dove sposò Carolus-Duran. Introdotta dal suocero nei circoli letterari della capitale entrò in contatto con Proust (il loro epistolario venne edito nel 1928).

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        Jugendstil - Leo Rauth.

      Windhundsjabloongekleurde Jugendstil lithografie van de hand van Leo Rauth. Gesigneerd, gedateerd 1911 en betiteld in de druk. Gedrukt op met wolken gemarmerd tekenkarton. Afm.: (papier) 38 x 38 cm.Schilder en graficus Leo Rauth (1884-1913), was leerling aan de kunstacademie van Leipzig, Karlsruhe, Berlin en München (onder Franz von Stuck) en werkte vanaf 1909 in Leipzig.Rauth schilderde portretten, naakten, carnaval scènes, maakte ontwerpen voor toneeldecors (?Les petits riens?'), posters, en gebruiksgrafiek.Prijs: ?1.650,- (incl. lijst).

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        Un nouveau théologien, Fernand Laudet

      - Les cahiers de la quinzaine, Paris 1911, 13x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 14 copie numerate su Whatman solo le carte. Binding blu scuro metà Marocco con angoli, torna con cinque nervi, piatti dorati data coda carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats blu di carta, copertine e dorsi conservati, testa dorata sulla testimoni, eleganti vincolante siglato Alix. Molto bella copia di tutti i margini ben stabilita. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 14 exemplaires numérotés sur Whatman, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, élégante reliure signée d'Alix. Très bel exemplaire à toutes marges parfaitement établi.

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