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        The Lost World. Being an account of the recent amazing adventures of Professor George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, and Mr. E. D. Malone of the "Daily Gazette".

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1912]. - FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. (vii) + 319. With photographic portrait frontispiece of members of the expedition, plates and map (complete). Bound in the publisher's pictorial mid-blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt illustration of Challenger to upper, titled and bordered in white. A presentable copy with some spotting to edges, bookseller ticket and armorial bookplate to pastedown, spine age-toned, a few marks to covers. Shows well. The first Challenger novel, in which our hero travels to a Lost World in the Amazon forest where dinosaurs, Pterodactyls and ape men could still exist. Green & Gibson A37. Harold Locke Bibliography p.61-63. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Portraitpostkarte mit U. ("W. Furtwängler"). O. O., 1912 [?].

      1912. 8vo. Portrait en face im Halbrofil mit eh. U. auf der Bildseite und verso die Widmung "zur Erinnerung an das Brahmsfest 27-30 V 1912 [?]". - In Bleistift.

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      ROBINSON, W. HEATH. ROBINSON,W.HEATH. BILL THE MINDER. London: Constable 1912. Large thick 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/2"), full vellum binding embossed in gold, FINE COPY WITH ORIGINAL SILK TIES. LIMITED TO ONLY 380 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY ROBINSON, Because the book is printed entirely on hand-made paper, the quality of the black and white illustrations in this limited edition is far superior to those in the trade edition, and the mounted color plates seem to be sharper and richer in color as well. The story features a boot cleaner named Bill who ends up baby sitting, or becoming the Minder, for a disagreeable group of children and they have marvelous adventures with Bill. Really an amazing copy of Robinson's masterwork, issued in a very small limitation.

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        Die deutschen Patente über Flugapparate. Vollständige Sammlung deutscher Patente vom Jahre 1879 bis Ende 1911.

      Berlin Krayn 1912 - (24,5 x 16,5 cm). IV, 723 S., 9 S. Anzeigen. Mit 924 Abbildungen. Moderner Leinwandband. Seltene und außerordentlich wichtige Arbeit. - Die Vielzahl der durch den Patentanwalt Alexander-Katz zusammengestellten Beschreibungen und die detaillierten Illustrationen bieten einen großartigen Einblick in die Entwicklung und die Irrwege der Flugtechnik in den entscheidenden Aufbruchjahren. Erwähnenswert ist auch das 50 Seiten umfassende, gründliche Register. - Sauber und gut erhalten

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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. von Dr. J. Schwalbe unter Mitwirkung von G. Graffky & E. Pfuhl. 2 in 3 Bde.

      - Leipzig, Verlag von Georg Thieme, 1912, Folio, XIV, 706 pp.; IV, 680 pp.; V, pp.681-1216; 1 Portraitafeln, 2 Frontisp., 194 Textabbildungen und 43 z.T. farb. Tafel., 3 orig. Leinenbände; Einbände etas beschabt, weinge Seiten fleckig. First and only Edition of Robert Koch's collected works! - Many of the basic principles and techniques of modern bacteriology were adapted or devised by Robert Koch, who therefore is often regarded as the chief founder of that science. His isolation of the causal agents of anthrax, tuberculosis, and cholera brought him worldwide acclaim as well as leadership of the German school of bacteriology. Directly or indicrectly he influenced authorities in many countries to introduce public health legislation based on knowledge of the microbic origin of various infections, and he stimulated more enlightened popular attitudes toward hygienic and immunologic measures for controlling such diseases. So he was ranked by Paul Ehrlich among "the few princes of medical science"; and Theobald Smith- not given to loose praise- called him "the master of us all in bacteriology". Such tributes were evoked by a remarkable combination of qualities- extraordinarily methodical technique, dogged perseverance in verifying theories and fearless logic in applying findings, and tireless industry. "Nicht locker lassen" (don't let up) was a favorite exhortation to himself and associates. - Koch expressed his career's basic motivation in his first paper on tuberculosis: "I have undertaken my investigations in the interest of public health and I hope the greatest benefits will acure therefrom". In disclosing the causes from disease and expounding the means of prevention, Robert Koch at his best was unexcelled. The Faustian weaknesses and perplexeties he carried do not diminish the lasting benefits that his aspirations bestowed upon mankind. - cit. n. Claude E. Dollmann, DSB 7, p.420-434. - - Koch's complete works were published two years after his death and contain practically all 99 of his published monographs and scientific papers, as well as 92 previously unpublished reports to national, state and municipal authorities. - Vol.I contains his early classic reports on anthrax, wound infections, disinfection, and methods of isolating bacteria, and 18 other papers on tuberculosis that appeared between 1882 and 1910. Vol. II, pt.1 contains 9 publications on cholera and 30 on tropical diseases, chiefly malaria and sleeping sickness. Among the reports to governments in vol. II, pt.2, 53 deal with zoonoses, acute infectious diseases (including cholera and typhoid fever), and tropical diseases; 8 with tuberculosis; 5 with vaccination regulations and procedures; 14 with with sewage disposal and water supplies; and 12 with miscellaneous topics ranging from the denaturing of alcohol to smoke nuisances. - Heirs of Hippocrates, No. 1076; Garrison & Morton No.86; Nobel price in 1905. - These three volumes containing Garrison & Morton No. 2331-3, 2544.1, 2457, 2488, 2495.1, 2536, 2545, 5040, 5108, 5167, 5636.1, 5923, 5930. - Rare not in Cushing, Osler or Waller. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Spedizione nel Karakoram e nell'Imalaia Occidentale 1909. S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duca degli Abruzzi. Illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Bologna, Zanichelli, 1912. in 8vo grande mezza pergamena originale editoriale, pp. 471 - 110 con 194 ill. e 33 tav. f.t. Eccellente copia. Manca il volume coi panorami.

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        The Poetical Works of William B. Yeats Volume II Dramatic Poems

      MacMillan, NY 1912 - Volume II only of a two volume set. Blue cloth titled/decorated in gilt to spine, TEG. "New edition August, 1912" to copyright page. First edition was 1907. Signed by Yeats to the title page under his name and dated April 5, 1920. Ex-college library gift copy with minimal library markings, these being a number stamped to CP with the word "gift" and pencilled name, and discreet pencilled numbers to rear. Touch of rubbing to spine ends/points else a square, tight copy with no markings in the text body. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La cité des eaux. Recueil d'épreuves de l'Artiste Charles JOUAS

      - 1912, In-folio relié demi maroquin noir à coins, filets à froid sur les plats (reliure de René KIEFFER, avec tampon et étiquette), dos à nerfs, tête dorée, gardes de papier marbré. Suite complète en épreuves d'artiste des 37 gravures avec remarques (petites gravures) des jardins de Versailles, toutes signées de Charles JOUAS. Elles sont toutes montées sur onglets , à grandes marges et ont toutes des remarques différentes dans la partie inférieure des marges. En début d'ouvrage, un dessin original signé en couleurs de Charles JOUAS représentant le Bassin d'Apollon, dans un encadrement à filets rouges et titre manuscrit rouge également. La couverture de l'ouvrage d' Henri de REGNIER a été ajoutée. Exemplaire unique, superbe qulité des gravures. Très bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Filles de la pluie

      1912Paris, Grasset, 1912. 142 x 132 mm, 303 pp. Plein veau raciné à la Bradel, contre-plats bordés, dos lisse, titre et têtes dorés, étui, couverture et dos conservés (Carayon). EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 30 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES sur Hollande après 10 ex. sur Japon.Cette somme de récits écrits après un séjour sur l'ïle de Ouessant fut l'objet de la première discorde des jurés du Prix Goncourt. "Fille de la pluie" obtient le prix pour l'année 1912 face à "Pour la Musique" de Fargue, aux "Découvertes" de Vildrac et surtout "L'Ordination" de Benda contre lequel il est départagé au septième tour grâce à la voix prépondérante du président Léon Hennique.Agréable exemplaire relié à l'époque par Carayon en plein box marbré.

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        Netherlands Railways.

      No date. Ca. 1912-1920s? - Color lithograph poster, sheet size 40 1/2 x 29 inches, professionally mounted on linen making scarcely noticeable the following: three tears into image; edge tears and light abrasion to margins, light soiling to upper right corner. Two filled areas (1 x 2 inch areas of paper loss filled in) to margins. Image is clean and bright. Gorgeous vintage poster featuring trees, a field of colorful tulips, windmill and distant cityscape, with a wonderful Art Nouveau quality to the decorative tulip border. Text under image reads: For All Information About Travel in Holland, Apply to the: Official Tourist Office, The Hague, 30 Hooge Nieuwstraat. Netherlands Chamber of commerce in New-York Inc., 44 Beaver Street. Holland American Chamber of Commerce for the Pacific Coast States (Inc.) San Francisco, 699 Mills Building, 216 Montgomery Street. Illustrated guidebooks, pamphlets, maps etc. free on application.

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        Hrad smrti [The castle of death. Illustrated with color woodcuts by Josef Váchal].

      Prague: self-published 1912 - Quarto (23.6 × 18 cm). Contemporary gilt-ruled tan morocco binding with black inlays by Ant. Stelibský after a design by J. Solar; 51 pp. With eleven original color woodcuts by Váchal (frontispiece, title, nine leaves of plates with tissue guards). Signed by Deml to half title. Lacking the original pictorial wrappers. A few pages very lightly finger-marked, else very good. First edition of this expressionistic “found” prose poem by Jakub Deml (1878–1961), one of the most bizarre and enigmatic figures of Czech interwar literature. A Catholic priest from rural Moravia, Deml constantly appeared to rebel against the church, maintained suspiciously close ties to various female muses, and was involved in numerous public scandals, while producing an enormous body of written work, often published in small bibliophile editions. He is now considered an important representative of Czech modernist literature and writers such as VitÄ›zslav Nezval considered Deml‘s highly associative texts to be related to his own surrealist experiments. He also maintained close contacts to contemporary artists, such as František Bílek. Deml’s friendship with the painter and printmaker Váchal—an almost equally complex and difficult person—was short and intense, but it resulted in the present early collaboration. Váchal‘s ominous black and yellow woodcuts complement and complete Deml’s brooding, difficult dream-inspired prose poem about life after death. In a striking artistic morocco binding that manifests its own interpretation of the “castle of death” image. One of 500 copies printed. Sánka 183. KVK, OCLC show copies at British Library, University of Chicago, Harvard, Toronto, and Yale only. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Madame Bovary - Moeurs de province.

      52 Eaux-fortes en couleurs d'Henri Jourdain (dont un titre-frontispice). (Complet & Contrôlé) Tirage limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches. Celui-ci (n°146) un des 15 exemplaires mis dans le commerce. Paris, imprimé pour la Société du Livre d'Art par l'Imprimerie Nationale - 1912 - 375 pages. Très belle reliure plein cuir box bleu signée A. et J. Langrand (Andrée et Jeanne). Dos à nerfs aux titre et auteur dorés, avec caissons de fils dorés et mosaïqués. Large guirlande de vagues mosaïquées avec filets dorés courant aux bas des 2 plats. 7 filets dorés, 2 à froid et 1 mosaïqué marron encadrant les contreplats. Gardes de soie moirée chamois. Tranches dorées sur témoins, non rogné. Filet doré sur les coupes. Couverture illustrée d'une vignette et dos conservés. Étui à liseré. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(28x21).

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        Die Malerin

      1912 - Tusche (Feder und Pinsel) über Bleistift auf Karton 47 x 39 cm (Blatt); 30 x 29 cm (Darstellung) Rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet: „Choisy le Conin / „OH! DU-U-U!!“ / - Die Malerin - Veröffentlicht: Bilder aus dem Boudoir der Madame CC. Mappenwerk mit 30 Zeichnungen von Choisy le Conin (d.i. Franz von Bayros). München 1912 (Privatdruck). Biografie Franz von Bayros (1866 Zagreb - 1924 Wien) Nach dem Studium an den Kunstakademien in Wien und München lässt sich Franz von Bayros 1890 in Wien nieder. Gesellschaftliche Verbindungen verschaffen dem einer alten österreichischen Adelsfamilie entstammenden Künstler zahlreiche Porträtaufträge, doch findet seine Karriere auf diesem Gebiet ein jähes Ende, nachdem er sich 1896 in schwerem Zerwürfnis von der Stieftochter des Komponisten Johann Strauß scheiden lässt. Um dem Bannstrahl der übermächtigen Schwiegerfamilie zu entkommen, zieht Bayros nach München, wo er sich als Entwerfer eleganter Exlibris-Zeichnungen sowie Illustrator erotischer Bücher und Mappenwerke einen Namen macht. Ein 1911 gegen ihn angestrengter Sittlichkeitsprozess zwingt ihn seine bayerische Wahlheimat zu verlassen und nach Wien zurückzukehren, wo er nicht mehr an seine Erfolge der Münchner Jahre anknüpfen kann. Im Mittelpunkt von Bayros‘ Schaffen steht das Bild der aufreizend schönen Frau, das vom unschuldigen Backfisch bis zum männermordenden Vamp reicht. Obwohl die Vorliebe des Künstlers für das Pikante und Frivole allgegenwärtig ist, geraten seine ornamental verspielten Zeichnungen und Aquarelle nie zur einseitigen Projektionsfläche erotischer Männerphantasien. Vielmehr erscheint die mal in überbordenden Kostümen des Rokokozeitalters, mal im modischen Kleidungsstil der Belle Epoque dargestellte Frau dank eines ausgeprägten Sinns für Eleganz und Ästhetik sowie Satire und Ironie in der Rolle der überlegenen Verführerin. Diese Wirkung wird durch das zarte Linienspiel, die virtuose Laviertechnik und das stupende Kompositionsvermögen des Künstlers zusätzlich unterstrichen. Bayros' Zeichnungen verkörpern damit par excellence das mondän-dekadente Frauenbild des Fin-de-siècle. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Das Königliche Hoftheater in Stuttgart. Der Autor widmete das Werk seiner Majestät König Wilhelm II. von Württemberg.

      Alexander Koch Verlag, Darmstadt, 1912 - 80 Seiten. Zahlreiche Diagramme und Schwarz-Weiß-Fotografien von den architektonischen Details der sowohl im Großen Haus und dem ursprünglichen Kleinen Haus. Aus den Nachlass von Karl Band. Einband etwas berieben und minimal bestossen. Papier altersgemäß leicht nachgedunkelt. Innen sehr sauber und gepflegt. Ein dem Alter entsprechend sehr gutes Exemplar. - Das Königlichen Hoftheater war ein Komplex von Opernhäusern in Stuttgart, Deutschland. Es wurde zwischen den Jahren 1909-1912 errichtet und teilweise während des Krieges zerstört und heißt jetzt Staatstheater Stuttgart. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Foliant. Hardcover/Pappeinband.

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U. Hannover, Juli 1912.

      1912. 142:101 mm auf Trägerkarton. Am Trägerkarton die Widmung "s[einem] l[ieben] Lembke", d. i. Joachim Gustav Ernst Lembke, von 1911 bis 1934 Pfarrer in Gröben (Ludwigsfelde) und Vorsitzender der Altherrenschaft der Cimbria/Greifswald, mit dem Löns als Mitglied der Studentenverbindung Turnerschaft Cimbria seit seinem kurzen Medizinstudium in Greifswald 1887/88 bekannt war. Die Photographie - eines der bekanntesten Portraits von Hermann Löns - entstand 1908 im Atelier des Photographen Fritz Wellhausen und zeigt den Schriftsteller in Jagdkleidung; unterhalb von Widmung und Unterschrift ist eine Wolfsangel gezeichnet. - Etwas verblaßt, beschabt und fleckig; die Verso-Seite mit Resten alter Montage. - Sehr selten.

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        [Wyeth, N. C. - Presentation Copy] Pike Country Ballads

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1912. First edition. Original tan mesh cloth with color pictorial insert front cover. Illustrated with a color title vignette, six full-page color plates and numerous monochrome vignettes by Wyeth. Tipped onto the front free endpaper is a ONE-PAGE ALS from Wyeth offering his works for sale. "Chadds Ford, PA-- In part, "All the full color pictures, excepting the battle picture which is inferior, have just returned to me from a long series of exhibitions. The series of four, not including cover, I have held for $400. I do not wish to break the set". Newspaper clipping with a picture of Wyeth tipped onto a front flyleaf.The letter, due to being folded for many years, has neatly split along one of the folded edges, not separated, but nearly so. Light wear to spine tips, else very good plus. Bookseller Inventory # 3578

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        Esboço critico da civilisação chineza . com um prefácio do Exmo. Sr. Dr. Camillo Pessanha.

      Macau, Typ. Mercantil de N.T. Fernandes e Filhos, 1912. - 8°, twentieth century (third quarter?) half brown morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in five unequal compartments, gilt fillets and lettering, marbled endleaves, original gray printed wrappers bound in. Some slight toning and occasional very light foxing. In very good condition. (1 blank l., 2 ll.), lxi, 64 pp., (1 blank l.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. The interesting preface by Camilo Pessanha (dated 1912) occupies almost half the book. The main text has a chapter on traces of ancient civilization in China (including a page of music transcriptions) and a second on the gradual decadence of Chinese civilization and customs. This is a fascinating look at China barely a decade after the Boxer Rebellion, with comments on feng shui (fong soy, pp. 34-5), yin and yang (pp. 13-4), Taoism (p. 16), the cult of the dead, the emperor's library (pp. 25-6), bonzo (self-immolation, p. 39), and magic and superstition.Camilo [de Almeida] Pessanha (1867-1926) helped found the Portuguese symbolist movement while studying at the University of Coimbra, where he and several friends (Eugénio de Castro, António Nobre, Alberto de Oliveira and Alberto Osório de Castro) published Os Insubmissos and Boémia Nova. Pessanha seems to have been indifferent about whether his own works were published, and only a few of his poems appeared in the 1880's and 1890's, scattered in periodicals. In 1894 he left for Macau, where he spent most of the rest of his life. On a trip back to Lisbon in 1916, he dictated many of his works (which he knew by heart, and rarely wrote down), some of which appeared in the review Centauro. Clepsydra, his most famous work, appeared four years later, from the press of his cousin Ana de Castro Osório. He exerted a significant influence on the first generation of Portuguese modernists. J. Antonio Filippe de Moraes Palha was a friend of Camilo Pessanha who appears to have spent considerable time in Macau. In addition to the present book, he wrote De Portugal a Macau através da historia, as well as a book on public health in Macau.*** Gomes, Bibliografia macaense 1159 (without mention of the 2 unnumbered preliminary leaves, or the initial and final blanks). On Camilo Pessanha, see Saraiva & Lopes, História da literatura portuguesa (16th ed.) pp. 1023-4, 1032-3, et passim; Fernando Guimarães in Machado, ed., Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 375-6; J.C. Seabra Pereira in Biblos, IV, 94-103; Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, III, 54-7. Also João Gaspar Simões, "Camilo Pessanha," Encyclopedia Britannica (1972) XVII, 725. Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (calling for lxx preliminary leaves, certainly a misprint; Harvard, Yale and National Library of Australia all say lxi preliminary leaves). Not located in Copac. KVK (44 databases searched) locates only the copies already mentioned in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and National Library of Australia. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Spedizione nel Karakoram e nell'Imalaia Occidentale 1909. S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duca degli Abruzzi. Illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Bologna, Zanichelli, 1912, 8vo grande brossura originale editoriale con fotografia applicata alla copertina, pp. 471 - 110 con 194 illustrazioni e 33 tavole f.t. + suite in carpetta cartonata originale "Panorami e carte" con 18 grandi panorami in 17 fogli (A/S) e 3 carte geografiche a colori. Ottima copia.

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        NAZ-EN-L'AIR - Série complète en 15 volumes en très bon état

      " Le Livre Populaire " - Fayard (65 centimes) - Brochés 12 x 19 sous de superbes couvertures en couleurs illustrées par Gino STARACE 1. Naz-en-l'air (1912) - 2. Le secret de Naz-en-l'air (1912) - 3. L'ongle cassé (1912) - 4. Les tueuses d'hommes (1913) - 5. Traître et ministre (1913) - 6. L'armoire de fer (1913) - 7. Le mystérieux clubman (1913) - 8. Le roi des flics (1913) - 9. Evadés du bagne (1913) - 10. Espions de l'air (1913) - 11. Crimes d'empereur (1913) - 12. Epouse de forçat (1913) - 13. Haine de bandit (1913) - 14. L'échéance fatale (1913) - 15. La victoire de Naz-en-l'air (1913)

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      Published by Gay & Hancock, 1912. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Tennant, Dudley. Very good condition with no wrapper. Limited edition of 500 copies. 20 splendid tipped-in colour plates, reminiscent of Charles Robinson. Each plate has a captioned tissue guard. 267 pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Full vellum binding with gilt titles and decoration. Large, heavy format. SIGNED by the author and the illustrator, this is copy no. 103. Some very slight discolouration to the vellum. Silk ties are missing. Some foxing otherwise contents clean. A very nice copy indeed. [R]

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        1912 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good

      This lot is an 1912 Original Hardback Wisden. 15th Hardback! In Very Good+ Condition. This book is very nice indeed, it has had no restoration, the front board is very nice with shiny, original gilt, the spine cloth is a little bobbly but the gilt is nive and shiny, internally it has strong hinges and very nice pastedowns and pages, with an excellent photoplate & tissue paper. A hard to beat book.

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        Die Biene Maja (Maia) und Ihre Abenteuer (Originalausgabe, Erstausgabe, first edition)

      Schuster und Loeffler-Verlag 1912 - 177 Seltene Erstausgabe/Originalausgabe, Leineneinband mit floralem Muster, Schuster und Loeffler-Verlag 1912, 177 Seiten, Altdeutsche Schrift, Vorne im Buch Widmung v. 1912, Papier innen kaum nachgedunkelt - stellenweise aber etwas gebrauchsfleckig, überwiegend sauber, Kopfschnitt stockfleckig, Buchschnitt insgesamt nachgedunkelt und fleckig mit weiteren Gebrauchsspuren, Verbindung zw. Buchdeckel und Buchblock nur leicht wackelig, Ecken/Kanten etwas berieben/bestoßen, Buchrücken berieben und aufgehellt sowie am Gelenk gering angeplatzt, Ansonsten ist der Einband aussen in fast durchgehend sauberem und gutem Zustand (intern: 25B/rötlich+gelb/Altdeutsch-3) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 365 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird. A New Edition.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1912] - Quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover blocked in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, green ribbon ties. With the original white moiré paper slipcase (worn and rubbed, some repairs). Spine a little toned, free endpapers browned, two small marginal paper repairs to dedication leaf and pp. 31/32 not affecting text, small marginal stain to first few leaves, else an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and 49 colour plates mounted on a greyish brown printed frame, with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham. Deluxe edition, issued unsigned and without statement of limitation. This edition is a revision of the 1906 edition, with an entirely new setting of type, a new coloured frontispiece, and seven full-page black and white drawings not in the earlier edition. The plates are distributed throughout, not gathered at the end as in the 1906 edition. The edition is undated, except for the new frontispiece, which is dated 1912 within the image. In the deluxe edition the calligraphic title is printed in grey within a decorative frame printed in pale green, as against all black in the trade edition, and "Limited" is omitted from the publishers' company name. The pictorial endpapers are not in the trade edition. Latimore & Haskell p. 40; Riall p. 114. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sigmund Lipinsky: Sitzender weiblicher Akt (Originalzeichnung)

      1912 - Kohle auf Papier. 48 x 32 cm. Provenienz: Nachlass des Künstlers.

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        Le farfalle. Atlante di 24 tavole doppie in cromolitografia con 349 figure di farfalle, bruchi e crisalidi.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1912. 16mo legatura originale tutta tela copertina illustrata col. pp.. 195 + 24 tav. doppie cromolit. Prima edizione.

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        The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912

      Two volumes. First English edition,; 8vo; Volume I portrait frontispiece, two maps, 84 mostly photographic illustrations; Volume II three maps and two folding charts and plans, 53 mostly photographic illustrations; original maroon cloth, upper covers with red border enclosing image of Norwegian flag and lettered in gilt, spines with image of Norwegian flag and lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. The South Pole was published three months before Scott's death. As Kossow states it is to the publishers credit that they produced this set of real quality, incorporating the Norwegian flag, "despite realising that British disappointment at being beaten to the Pole would ensure that it was not a publishing success in the UK." A fine set some browning to endpapers, some light spotting to the page edges, in Volume II, there is a short repaired tear to the folding map, slight wear to head and foot of spines, extremities very lightly rubbed. A lovely set not often found in this condition.

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        EROICA (L'). Rassegna d'ogni poesia diretta da Ettore Cozzani e Franco Oliva. Di questa eccezionale rivista disponiamo di due annate complete; il 1912, anno II: fascicoli I, II, III-IV-V, VI; il 1913, anno III: fascicoli I, II, III-IV, V, VI, VII, VIII (in realtà gli ultimi tre fascicoli sono numerati come I, II, e III fascicolo del secondo volume dell'anno III).

      1912. La Spezia, 1912-1913. I fascicoli, pur rilegati in 2 voll. in-4, mezza tela coeva con titolo e data dell'anno in oro sui dorsi, sono a pieni margini e conservano all'interno tutte le copertine (anteriori e posteriori) delle brossure originali. Ottime condizioni di conservazione. Corredati da decine di xilografie originali dirette, nel testo e fuori testo, in nero e a più colori, dei più importanti xilografi italiani dell'epoca: Mantelli, Turina, Guerrini, Luperini, Nonni, Barbieri, Disertori, De Carolis, Giuliotti, Oliva, Metter de Zorn, Doudelet, Baccarini, Moroni, Dodero, Sensani, Cermignani, ecc., ecc. Segnaliamo alcune magnifiche tavole ripiegate di Nonni, anche a colori. Le prime annate di questa rivista, che terminò nel 1944, sono le più belle e preziose.

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        Störungen des Trieb- und Affektlebens (die parapathischen Erkrankungen).

      Berlin und Wien: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1912–1928 (10 Bände). - Kompletter Satz des Hauptwerkes von Wilhelm Stekel (1868.1940), der zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts ein begeisterter Anhänger Sigmund Freuds war, jedoch sagte sich dieser später im Dissens los. Die Serie "Störungen des Trieb- und Affektlebens" begann mit der 2. Auflage des Buches "Nervöse Angstzustände.". Für die erste Auflage von 1908 hatte Freud noch im Vorwort geschrieben, dass Stekel die Klinik der Neurosen "auf Grund meiner Anschauungen" bearbeiten wolle und dass die Erfahrungen mit der psychoanalytischen Methode gewonnen seien, ab der 3. Auflage war dieses Vorwort gestrichen. Im Band VIII dieser Reihe bezieht Stekel dann klar gegen Freud Stellung: "Die orthodoxe `Psychoanalyse` hat sich fast gänzlich metaphysischer Spekulation ergeben" und in Band IX ist er noch schärfer und bezeichnet die Lehre vom Unbewußten als ". psychonalytische Rumpelkammer, in die man alles hineinwerfen kann, was in andere Systeme nicht passen will: Widerstände und Übertragung, Liebe und Haß, Ideale und Laster.!" (p. 215). Vorhanden sind Band I: Nervöse Angstzustände und ihre Behandlung. 1912 (2. Aufl.); Band II: Onanie und Homosexualität. Die homosexuelle Parapathie. 1923; Band III: Die Geschlechtskälte der Frau. Eine Psychopathologie des weiblichen Liebeslebens. 1920; Band IV: Die Impotenz des Mannes. Die psychischen Störungen der männlichen Sexualfunktion. 1920; Band V: Psychosexueller Infantilismus. Die seelischen Kinderkrankheiten der Erwachsenen. 1922; Band VI: Impulshandlungen. Wandertrieb, Dipsomanie, Kleptomanie, Pyromanie und verwandte Zustände. 1922; Band VII: Der Fetischismus. Dargestellt für Ärzte und Kriminalogen (!). 1923; Band VIII: Sadismus und Masochismus. 1925; Band IX: Zwang und Zweifel. Für Ärzte und Mediziner dargestellt. Erster Teil. 1927; Band X: Zwang und Zweifel. Für Ärzte und Mediziner dargestellt. Zweiter Teil. 1928. - "Stekel was a prolific writer, producing fifty books (many of them for a general readership), hundreds of newspaper articles, and numerous scientific papers. The most important part of Stekel`s psychoanalytical work is contained in his ten-volume Störungen des Trieb- und Affektlebens (Disturbances of the impulses and the emotions). The first volume was Conditions of Nervous Anxiety and Their Treatment (1923). It was followed by volumes on masturbation and homosexuality, frigidity in women, impotence in men, psycho-sexual infantilism, peculiarities of behavior, fetishism, sadism and masochism, and finally two volumes on compulsion and doubt" (Intern. Dictionary of Psychoanalysis) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 11700 25 x 18cm, Originalpappbände mit dem graumelierten Deckelbezug und Rücken- und Deckelschild mit goldgeprägtem Namen und Titel; [Attributes: First Edition]

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      THE NIGHT LAND. A LOVE TALE London - Eveleigh Nash 1912 1st ed. x, 11-583, (i), 16pp catalogue. Red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. All edges trimmed. Upper board with light white staining (paint ??) on lower edge else boards clean and bright, spine slightly faded and lettering dulled. Upper fore-corner of title page slight creased, title page slightly dusty, some light scattered foxing otherwise contents clean, white, and tight. Very good. The story of a love that stretches across the aeons, and of a desperate journey across the face of dying Earth, populated by monstrous, malignant lifeforms, to reach the Last Redoubt, home to the last remnants of humanity.

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        The Bells and other Poems.

      London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1912]. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and bell design to spine and front cover gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Colour frontispiece and 27 plates with printed tissue-guards. Spine and extremities a little rubbed, endpapers toned. An excellent copy. First trade edition, first impression. Inscribed on the title page by the illustrator, "To Lady Sackville, Edmund Dulac." Vita Sackville-West described her mother's love of Dulac in Pepita, noting that in her Persian Room hung "reproductions of Persian houris by Edmond Dulac [sic] against the pannelling ... Did she really think that Dulac's pretty drawings bore any relation to the real Persia?"

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      - Nrf, Paris 1912, 16,5x22cm, relié. - Edizione originale. Il legame con la bradel carta pieno, morbido indietro, come parte del Marocco, le coperture e gli schienali conservati, firmato vincolante ... L'invio autografo firmato e datato da Léon-Paul Fargue a Abreu Lilita "... Ascolta il brano molto dolce che grida per farti piacere (Paul Verlaine)." Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Exemplaire sur Hollande Van Gelder Zonen, sous couverture en Japon Impérial, non justifié. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Germaine Schroeder, sous une chemise en plein papier orné d'un motif floral et doré, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin, étui de même, chemise et étui signés de Patrice Goy et Carine Vilaine. Envoi autographe daté et signé de Léon-Paul Fargue : «  à mademoiselle Lilita Abreu, le 29 mars 1912. "Ecoutez la chanson bien douce qui ne pleure que pour vous plaire... (Paul Verlaine)". » Issue d'une riche famille cubaine et proche des milieux littéraires, la belle Rosalia « Lilita » Sanchez Abreu (1886-1955) grandit entre Paris et La Havane. Après avoir charmé toute la NRF ou presque, inspirant plusieurs passions dévorantes dont celles de Jean Giraudoux et de Léon-Paul Fargue, elle épouse en 1921 Albert Henraux, ami de Marcel Proust et conservateur du Musée Condé à Chantilly. Dans les années 1930, elle-même sensible à la séduction des écrivains, elle deviendra la muse et la compagne de Saint-John-Perse. Intimidé par la troublante Lilita, Fargue choisit pour cette émouvante dédicace un vers de Sagesse de Paul Verlaine - qu'il avait connu dans les cafés du Quartier Latin - comme intercesseur subtil de ses sentiments les plus intimes. Rencontrée le 16 janvier 1912 chez Yvonne Redelsperger (future épouse de Gaston Gallimard), Fargue s'éprend rapidement de Lilita et dans son poème Solitude composé les mois suivants, la décrit ainsi : « Elle sent la branche verte d'un arbre tropical... / Lorsqu'elle se penche, il vous semble qu'il va tomber / de sa tête une pluie de fleurs ténébreuses, odorantes / et vanillées, comme un essaim d'étoiles sombres... » La correspondance littéraire et tourmentée de Fargue avec la jeune femme (publiée sous le titre Chère Lilita. Dix lettres de Léon Paul Fargue à Lilita Abreu, Paris, Balbec, 1988) témoigne de l'importance de leur relation. Il écrit : « Lilita, mon amie, je pense à notre soirée et j'en suis réconforté. Vous me faites du bien et vous m'êtes utile. Vous me donnez envie de travailler, de me surpasser, d'être heureux. Auprès de vous, je me sens d'une gaîté tendre, puissant, confiant. Et puis, même quand vous n'avez pas tout à fait raison, vous avez tout de même cent fois raison avec le c

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        San Cassiano a Badia.: Meran - 1912.

      1912 - Firmato in basso a destra. Formato: Olio su cartone di cm Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        From the Black Mountains to Waziristan

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1912. First. Hardcover. Fine/VG-VG+. being an account of the border countries and the more turbulent tribes controlled by the North-west frontier province and of our military relations with them in the past. 505 pp, 8 folding maps in rear. A fine copy, showing no wear and with the rare DUST JACKET in slightly better than vg condition. A scarce book in general and probably rare in this condition and with jacket.

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        Affiche lithographiée : Ils se fournissent tous chez Decelle!Librairie - Papeterie - Imprimerie. Fantaisies et souvenirs en tout genre/

      Compiègne Decelle ca. 1912 79,5 x 120 cmSpirituelle affiche montrant la file des clients de la papéterie Decelle à Compiègne : en tête un enfant apprenant l'alphabet, en queue un grave magistrat. Entre eux on distingue professeur, écolier, militaires, élégante en grand chapeau, explorateur etc. Beau dessin faisant penser à la fameuse "ligne claire"... La maison Decelle donne son numéro de téléphone : le 90.Raoul Vion dessinateur, caricaturiste, affichiste de cinéma.La BNF a 9 affiches de Vion dans ses collections. Celle-ci semble manquer.

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        L'âme de Napoléon

      1912. Mercure de France, Paris 1912, 12x19cm, broché. - Mercure de France, Paris 1912, 12x19cm, broché. - First Edition, uno dei primi esemplari numerati alla stampa spettacolo, è stato licenziato come 3 Giappone e Olanda in 27 grandi giornali. Autograph firmata dall'autore ad un amico "... questo libro un povero vecchio per allargare i loro cuori." Una piccola macchia, senza capo gravità del primo piano, bella copia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse, il n'a été tiré que 3 Japon et 27 Hollande en grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Léon Bloy à une proche amie "...ce livre d'un vieux pauvre pour agrandir les coeurs." Une petite tache sans gravité en tête du premier plat, bel exemplaire.

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        Aesop's Fables.

      London: William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page & Co., New York,, 1912. A New Translation by V. S. Vernon Jones With an Introduction by G. K. Chesterton. Large octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial images to spine and front cover in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge green. Housed in a green quarter morocco folding case. Colour frontispiece and 12 colour plates with tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Front hinge cracked, spine rolled, rubbing to ends of spine and corners, toning to spine, light soiling to covers, a very good copy. First trade edition, first impression. Presentation copy to the artist's sister-in-law Fanny Starkie, inscribed on the half-title with an original ink drawing by Arthur Rackham of two crows, "To Fanny from Edyth & Arthur Rackham Christmas 1912", the inscription in Edyth's hand except for Arthur's signature.

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        The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912

      Two Volumes. Maroon boards, re-backed with the original overlaid. xxx,[1], 392p., plates, folded map (small tear at the fold nearest the hinge); x, 449,[1]p., plates(1 folded). Top edges gilt. Both volumes have edgewear, marking, rubbing & bumping of corners. The spine on both volumes has rubbing to the flags. New endpapers. Light spotting & wear of page edges, spotting throughout. All illustrations, maps, charts as required. Overall a good set. Translated from the Norwegian by A.G. Chater. AMUNSDEN, Roald (1872-19280 Amunsden was a Norwegian explorer of Polar Regions. He was the first to reach the South Pole on the 14th December 1911, while his rival Captain Robert F. Scott & his party tragically perished. Amundsen is recognised as the first to sail through the Northwest and Northeast Passages, as well as reach both pole. In 1926 he was the expedition leader for the air expedition to the North Pole, and the first to fly a dirigible over the North Pole. He is considered one of the greats in Polar exploration.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, , [1912]. From The Little White Bird. A New Edition. Quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover blocked in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, green ribbon ties. With the original white moiré paper slipcase (worn and rubbed, some repairs). Colour frontispiece and 49 colour plates mounted on a greyish brown printed frame, with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham. Spine a little toned, free endpapers browned, two small marginal paper repairs to dedication leaf and pp. 31/32 not affecting text, small marginal stain to first few leaves, else an excellent copy. Deluxe edition, issued unsigned and without statement of limitation. This edition is a revision of the 1906 edition, with an entirely new setting of type, a new coloured frontispiece, and seven full-page black and white drawings not in the earlier edition. The plates are distributed throughout, not gathered at the end as in the 1906 edition. The edition is undated, except for the new frontispiece, which is dated 1912 within the image. In the deluxe edition the calligraphic title is printed in grey within a decorative frame printed in pale green, as against all black in the trade edition, and "Limited" is omitted from the publishers' company name. The pictorial endpapers are not in the trade edition.

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      Lpz., Bibliograph. Institut 1912.. 2. Aufl. kl.-8°.XII, 436; VIII, 212 S. Mit 32 meist mehrf. gefalt. farb. Karten, 55 Plänen u. 18 farb. Taf. OLn. Mit Goldpräg. In Schuber. Widm. am Vortit. In sehr gutem Zustand. - (Meyers Reisebücher) Hauenstein H 481 u. H 482 - Bd. 1: Indien, China und Japan. Bd. 2: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika.

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        Meyers Reisebücher: Weltreise, 2 Teile (in 2 Bänden). Erster Teil: Indien, China und Japan. Zweiter Teil: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika (im Schuber).

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1912. Zweite Auflage. Braune flexible Ganzleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rücken- und Deckeltiteln; Hinterdeckel mit Blindprägungen; vordere Vorsätze mit farbiger Weltkarte, hintere Vorsätze bedruckt; marmorierter Buchschnitt. Legendäres, sehr seltenes Werk des Bibliographischen Instituts über eine Weltweise in den ostasiatischen Raum und in die Vereinigten Staaten. Beide Bände mit zahlreichen farbigen, großenteils ausfaltbaren Plänen und Karten. Erster Teil: Indien, China und Japan. XII, 436 S. Mit 22 Karten, 39 Plänen und 2 Tafeln. I. Vorderindien und Hinterindien: Birma, Straits Settlements, Siam, Indochina, Sumatra und Java. II. China, Philippinen, Sibirische Bahn, Korea und Japan. Zweiter Teil: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika. VIII, 212 S. Mit 10 Karten und 16 Plänen. Die Bände in sehr gutem Zustand, weder berieben noch bestoßen; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei; jeweils ein Blatt mit minimaler Randläsion; Karten und Pläne noch sauber gefaltet (wohl kaum jemals ausgefaltet); die Karten und Pläne wurden auf im Einzelnen geprüft: Sie sind vollständig enthalten. Schuber etwas berieben. In toto sehr gutes, frisches Exemplar des gesuchten, reich illustrierten Werkes. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Reisebeschreibung Weltreise Indien Birma, Straits Settlements, Siam, Indochina, Sumatra Java China, Philippinen, Sibirische Bahn, Korea Japan Usa Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika

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        Eigenh. Widmung in: Die Liebe der Magdalena. Ein französischer Sermon, gezogen durch den Abbé Joseph Bonnet aus dem Manuskript Q I 14 der Kaiserlichen Bibliothek zu St. Petersburg. Übertragung durch Rainer Maria Rilke. Leipzig, Insel-Verlag (W. Drugulin), 1912. Schloß Duino, Frühling 1912.

      1912. 50, (2) SS. Originaler bedr. Pappband. 8vo. Vortitel mit eigenh. Widmung von Rainer Maria Rilke (in Bleistift) an die österreichisch-schweizerische Dichterin und Erzählerin Regina Ullmann (1884-1961): "Regina Ullmann | herzlichen Gedenkens | R M Rilke", datiert "Schloß Duino bei Triest, Frühling 1912". Die Dichterin führte seit 1908 einen regen Briefwechsel mit Rilke, der später zu ihrem Förderer und Mentor wurde. Die beiden lernten einander erst 1912 persönlich kennen. - Durchgehend stärker fleckig. Einband etwas bestoßen; Deckel minimal aufgebogen, Schwanz etwas eingerissen. Sarkowski 1031. Ritzer E 64.

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        Al-Hidaja ´ila Fara´id al-Qulub. Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1912.

      1912. Large 8vo. XVIII, (1), 113, (1), 407, (3) pp. With 3 lithogr. plates. First modern edition of the original Arabic text of "Al Hidayah ila Faraid al-Qulub" ("Guide to the Duties of the Heart"), written in 1080 by the Jewish philosopher Bahya ibn Paquda, who lived at Zaragoza, in Muslim Spain. The work offers the first Jewish system of ethics and was translated into Hebrew by Judah ibn Tibbon in 1161-80 ("Chovot ha-Levavot"). It is based on numerous non-Jewish sources, including writings of Islamic mysticism and Arabic neo-Platonism. Yahuda's edition uses mss. in the libraries of Oxford, Paris, and St Petersburg. - In excellent condition. OCLC 68138636.

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      1912. HONORE ET EDOUARD CHAMPION. 1912 - 1913 - 1924. In - 8.Carr. Cartonn. Etat d'usage. Couv. lgrement passe. Dos satisfaisant. Intrieur acceptable. 403 + 397 + 378 + 400 + 296 pages - annotation sur le 1er plat du tome 1 - avec un portrait indit en frontispice sous serpente sur le tome 1 - tome 3 dsolidaris (dos manquant) - couverture 3 rabats - portrait indit de Mme De Marigny sous serpente en frontispice sur le tome 3 - portrait indit de chateaubriand en frontispice sous serpente dans le tome 4 - quelques rousseurs sans le tome 5 sans consquence sur la lecture - 2 photos disponibles. Exemplaire n516 / 1100 sur papier vlin sur le tome 1 - TOME 5 : ANNEE 1924 .

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        The Peter Pan Portfolio,

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1912]. from "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens", by J. M. Barrie. Elephant folio. Original full vellum portfolio, titles to front cover gilt, with the original ivory silk ties laced to a large bow at the spine and with two pairs of original ivory silk ties to the fore edges. In the original green cloth-sided card box with full-page printed paper label to front. Housed in a custom green quarter morocco solander box. 12 large proof-size colour plates mounted in mats, with captioned tissue guards, by Rackham. The box a little worn in places, but a fine copy, a remarkable survival of this luxurious presentation. Deluxe extra-limited edition, number 13 of 100 copies signed by the publisher and engraver on the limitation page and each plate signed on the mount by the artist, bound in full vellum. According to Latimore & Haskell, although Rackham was supposed to sign all 100 copies, the artist admitted that he had signed only about 20 of them. Copies numbered 101 to 600 were issued in a half vellum portfolio with green cloth sides; none of these was signed by Rackham. The Peter Pan Portfolio reproduces 12 of Rackham's favourite illustrations at their original size. Barrie wrote enthusiastically of Rackham's originals, which he had seen exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, "I like best of all the Serpentine with the fairies, and the Peter in his night-gown sitting in the tree. Next I would [sic] the flying Peters, the fairies going to the ball (as in the 'tiff' and the fairy on cobweb) ? the fairies sewing the leaves with their sense of fun (the gayest thing this) and your treatment of snow" (Ray 329). Barrie's comments seemingly influenced Rackham's selection, as the portfolio includes all the images the author mentioned.

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        A Cowboy Detective: A True Story Of Twenty-Two Years With A World-Famous Detective Agency, Giving The True Facts Of The Bloody Coeur D'alene Labor Riots, And The Many Ups And Downs Of The Author Throughout The United States, Alaska, British Columbia And Old Mexico, Also Exciting Scenes Among The Moonshiners Of Kentucky And Virginia

      W. B. Conkey, Chicago 1912 - 519 Pp. Red Cloth, Gilt, With Numerous Plates And Double Page Plates. Cloth Worn, Gilt All Present And Clear, Fraying At Corners, Front Endpaper Intact, Rear Hinge Beginning To Crack, Hinge Cracked Internally Within Text. This Example Inscribed "To My Friend Charlton E. Ames With Compliments Of The Author, Chas. A Siringo / Hollywood, Calif. / June 18Th, 1925", And With Several Handwritten Corrections Of Disguised Names By Siringo Within The Text, Including "Pinkerton" For "Dickinson" At P. 11, "Tom Horn" For "Tim Corn" In The Photo Facing P. 234, And "Jas. Mcparland" For "Jas. Mccartney" In The Photo Facing P. 514. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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