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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

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Marché Noir - Librairie Ultime Razzia]
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        POEMS OF PASSION AND PLEASURE

      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]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Lydia & Hubert Lohmaier GbR]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sigmund Lipinsky: Sitzender weiblicher Akt (Originalzeichnung)

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

      [Bookseller: Kunkel Fine Art]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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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.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Dr. Karl Böker]
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        THE NIGHT LAND. A LOVE TALE

      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.

      [Bookseller: Judith Mansfield Books]
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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?"

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Poèmes

      - 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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie ancienne Georges de Lucenay]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        Weltreise.

      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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        CORRESPONDANCE DE CHATEAUBRIAND PUBLIEE AVEC INTRODUCTION INDICATION DES SOURCES NOTES ET TABLES DOUBLES - EN CINQ TOMES - TOME 1 + TOME 2 + TOME 3 + TOME 4 + TOME 5 .

      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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        LE MONT BLANC D' AUJOURD' HUI .

      1912ouvrage illustré de gravures et panoramas en phoyotypie . à Genève chez Eggimann et Cie Editeurs. 1912. Un volume in 4, 1/2 chagrin vert époque. dos à nerfs orné de fleurons et titre dorés. plats de papier marbré vert époque. tranches mouchetées. couvertures conservées. 151 pages. ETAT NEUF, absolument sans aucune rousseur , et non manipulé.

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        Wandlungen und Symbole der Libido

      Fr. Deuticke, . 1912 - First edition, part 2 of 2 only. Inscribed by Jung on the half title, to Dr. O. Veraguth, on the front end paper. The title to the complete work is supplied in facsimile, the half title has a repair at the bottom corner and is also supplied in facsimile. Some browning to the half title Bound in later two toned cloth with leather label. The contents is clean and unmarked. 'The present work was his first major statement after his break with Freud. In it he rejects Freud's concept of the libido as sexual in origin and describes it as a creative force or psychic energy'---Heirs of Hippocrates 2302. Garrison-Morton 4985.2. Scare signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aesop's Fables

      1912. [RACKHAM, Arthur]. AESOP. Aesop's Fables. London: William Heinemann, 1912. Limited to 1,450 numbered copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 571.Large quarto (11 7/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 291 x 227 mm). xxix, [1,blank], 223, [1] pp. Thirteen color plates mounted on heavy brown paper, with captioned tissue guards, and fifty-three black and white text drawings. Publisher's white buckram, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine a little darkened, some very light foxing to preliminary leaves. An excellent copy.Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC.The 1st century AD philosopher, Apollonius of Tyana, is recorded as having said about Aesop: "... like those who dine well off the plainest dishes, he made use of humble incidents to teach great truths, and after serving up a story he adds to it the advice to do a thing or not to do it. Then, too, he was really more attached to truth than the poets are; for the latter do violence to their own stories in order to make them probable; but he by announcing a story which everyone knows not to be true, told the truth by the very fact that he did not claim to be relating real events" (Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, Book V:14).Lattimore and Haskell, pp. 38-9. Riall, p. 111.

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        5 autograph letters signed ("JBreuer"). Meran, Vienna and n. p., 1912 to 1919.

      1912. (Oblong) 8vo. Altogether 12¾ pp. on 8 ff. (Qu.-)8vo. To some friends and to a lady, on personal matters, thanking for birthday greetings (23. I. 1912), reflecting on a mediation between two parties who were at enmity (3. V. 1912) and the wisdom of age (5. VI. 1912), writing on an election date (9. II. 1919), and about one of his colleagues (n. p. o. d.).

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        Jacques Orioll, Gentilhomme-Cambrioleur.

      H. Malet sans date (1912) sous couverture de relais de l'éditeur M. Bauche. Fort in-12 broché de 284 pages au format 13 x 19 cm sous superbe couverture illustrée par Clérice frères. Frontispice avec portrait photo de l'auteur en habit de soirée. Tirage sur alfa d'édition avec rousseurs éparses ( pages de garde & tranches ). Petits frottis aux coins des plats. Rarissime édition originale de ce roman policier dont le héros & l'intrigue sont fortement inspirés par Maurice Leblanc & Arsène Lupin : insolence, goût du défi, machineries secrètes, etc. Etat magnifique. Exceptionnel état de fraicheur.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        5 autograph telegrams, all signed in her or her husband's name. Vienna and Izdebnik (Poland), 1912.

      1912. Oblong large 8vo. Altogether 5 pp. Together with a telegram in a different hand (2 ff). All to her husband Karl, Archduke of Austria. - I: "How was the march? [...] I'm doing very well and look forward so much to tomorrow. A thousand kisses | Zita" (23 March 1912). - II: "Of course I am happy to place the Countess Thun at your disposal. Warmest regards, Zita" (23 March 1912). - III: "I am doing very well, am really happy for you. Embrace | Zita" (22 March. 1912). - IV+V: Written in her husband's name, to Archduke Rainer and Archduchesse Maria Josefa: "Zita and I thank you most sincerely for being accommodated so kindly at your castle Izdebnik [...]" (to Rainer, March 1912).

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        The Greenfield papyrus in the British Museum.

      British Museum, London 1912 - Extremely rare. British Museum, London, 1912. First edition. In-4, xxx & 99 pages, 116 plates. Red cloth. Spine slightly creased on top, but binding is firm. Inside in excellent condition. Ex-libris Allan Boley. Stamp of Printer's library, withdrawn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Casey at the Bat

      McClurg, 1912 A fine first hardcover edition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        BILLY POPGUN

      WINTER, MILO. WINTER,MILO. BILLY POPGUN. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1912 (Oct 1912). 4to, vellum backed boards, gilt cover and top edge gilt, spine slightly soiled else near fine. First edition of Winter's best and scarcest book, LIMITED TO ONLY 350 NUMBERED COPIES PRINTED ON JAPAN PAPER WITH ILLUSTRATIONS SURROUNDED IN A GILT DESIGN BY THE ARTIST! Written by Winter and illustrated by him as well with pictorial endpapers, 8 fabulous tipped-in plates, plus line illustrations in-text. The story is a wonderful fantasy trip taken by little Billy (who had a pop-gun).

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        Billy Popgun

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York - 1912. First edition. One of only 350 copies of the deluxe edition. Thin small folio, half vellum and brown paper-covered boards, decorated in gilt. Beautifully illustrated with 8 fine full-page tissue-guarded color plates mounted on Japanese vellum and line chapter headings. In our opinion, this is by far Winter's best work. Spine slightly dusty, else a bright, fresh copy. A wonderful copy of Winter's most enduring work, very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BILLY POPGUN

      - WINTER,MILO. BILLY POPGUN. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1912 (Oct 1912). 4to, vellum backed boards, gilt cover and top edge gilt, spine slightly soiled else near fine. First edition of Winter's best and scarcest book, LIMITED TO ONLY 350 NUMBERED COPIES PRINTED ON JAPAN PAPER WITH ILLUSTRATIONS SURROUNDED IN A GILT DESIGN BY THE ARTIST! Written by Winter and illustrated by him as well with pictorial endpapers, 8 fabulous tipped-in plates, plus line illustrations in-text. The story is a wonderful fantasy trip taken by little Billy (who had a pop-gun). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fribourg ville d'art. Eaux-fortes et dessins de P.-A. Bouroux, texte de J.-J. Berthier.

      Fribourg, J. Labastrou 1912, 480x330mm,72pages,en feuillets, 15 planches eaux-fortes, feuillet sous cartable de l'éditeur. Cartable défraichi. Page titre froissée.Tirage de tête dont les épreuves, sans lettre, sont signes par l'artiste, 1 des 20 exemplaires, n° 4.

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        HOURS OF GLADNESS

      London: George Allen & Co. Ltd. 1912. First edition with these illustrations. First edition with these illustrations. Publisher?s illustrated white cloth, with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. 20 beautiful tipped in colour plates and an illustrated title page by E. J. Detmold. A superb near fine clean, square and tight copy, the binding very fresh and bright with only light toning to the extremities. The contents are entirely complete, without inscriptions or stamps and in fine condition throughout. Complete with the rare printed dustwrapper which has a few minor nicks and creases to the extremities. An exceptional example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Atlas. Umdruckausgabe 1912 des Oberreitschen Landesatlasses von Sachsen. ( 15 Karten auf haltbarem, holzfreiem Landkartenpapier, auf Leinwand aufgezogen ).

      Verein für Sächsische Volkskunde ( Hrsg. ), Dresden 1912 - Klappkarton ( 26,0 x 15,5 10 hoch ), 15 Karten, komplett, Kanten des Kartons beschabt, Karten und Karton in gutem Zustand 16 / GW Sprache: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Greenfield papyrus in the British Museum

      British Museum, London 1912 - Extremely rare. British Museum, London, 1912. First edition. In-4, xxx & 99 pages, 116 plates. Red cloth. Signature and stamp of MAR Barker. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Practical Aeronautics

      Chicago: American School of Correspondence, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. c.1912. Hardcover. Brown cloth, gilt spine titles. 8vo. Very Good. Moderate rubbing at spine-ends and corners, short scratch on spine, moderate soiling to cloth, mild age-toning to contents. Last seen at Swann auction in 1978 where it sold for $60. Rare!

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