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        Nature's Harmonic Unity ****** The rare first edition on symmetry in Nature and classical art and architecture, greatly enriched with two extensively annotated Samuel Colman drawings in matching frames. ******

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, first edition, finely printed from type by the Knickerbocker Press, New York 1912 - OFFERING: The rare first edition on symmetry in Nature and classical art and architecture, greatly enriched with two extensively annotated Samuel Colman drawings in matching frames that illustrate fundamental aspects of symmetry explained in the book. The mixed media color drawings on crystalline geometry, and the golden ratio and Egyptian triangle, respectively are unsigned and undated, likely executed ca. 1910. PROVENANCE: From the estate of Caroline Lexow Babcock [1882-1980], the distinguished women's rights and peace advocate. SAMUEL COLMAN [1832-1920]: painted two iconic paintings of the Hudson River School and with Louis Comfort Tiffany, Lockwood de Forest, and Candace Wheeler, established the design firm, Tiffany & Associated Artists. Among their collaborations are the 1881 interior design for Samuel Clemens' house in Hartford and the 1882 redecoration of the White House for President Chester A. Arthur. By the early 1900s, Colman was preoccupied with his research and writing on aesthetics and he withdrew from commissioned work. DRAWING I: "Congealed Vapor, or Snowflakes. Illustrating the Power of the Dodecahedron over Beauty." Condition: Fine. A pen & graphite drawing of snow crystals with five examples done in light blue, golden brown and black on a mounted sheet with underlying geometric figures and measurements around peripheries, title in pen & ink, and four lines of explanation at the foot in pencil with a pen & ink cross-out, angle replaced with form. Size: Mounted Sheet (to mat margins): 163 x 143 mm / Mat Margins (to frame): 49 mm / Frame: 303 x 271 mm. The drawing isn't reproduced in the book, which contains an extensive study of snow crystal patterns. For related examples, see snow crystal illustrations in Chapter VII on Crystallography, pp. 75-89. DRAWING II: "A Design for a Church Window on the Angles of the Egyptian Triangle of 51 Degrees 30" and 58 Degrees." Condition: Near Fine, a few, scattered, light margin spots. A watercolor, ink and graphite drawing of a stained glass church window with arch, done in blue, green, purple, yellow, black, gray and brown on a mounted sheet with underlying geometric figures + an additional mount for the apex of the arch, with measurements in margins, penned label below the drawing, title in pen & ink at the foot. Size: Mounted Sheet (to mat margins) + apex of arch: 212 x 148 mm / Mat Margins (to frame): 57 mm / Frame: 382 x 308 mm. The drawing isn't reproduced in the book. For related examples, see the extensive illustrated text in Chapter IV on Egyptian triangles, pp. 45-51, and plate 213, "Baptistry at Siena". PICTURE FRAMES: with raised black line moulding and gilt inner and outer edges. Condition: Fine. EDITION NOTE: text and illustrations by Samuel Colman and mathematical notes in appendices by C. Arthur Coan. BOOK CONDITION: Pages: bright and clean; some with top corner bends, top of the title page with owner name and acquisition date in pen & ink. / Boards: sun-faded-more to spine, light tip wear. / Gilt: Bright / Binding: Excellent. PAGINATION: Complete; 341 pages, text with footnotes, appendix, pp. 281-323 with notes by C. Arthur Coan, index; profusely illustrated with 302 b/w, captioned reproductions of drawings and designs by Colman, many full-page, including the frontispiece and 22 numbered plates printed on one side. FORMAT: Publisher's sewn, dark olive cloth, title stamped in gold leaf, decorated with a beautiful floral design after Colman in gold leaf, on the upper side. SIZE: 242 x 204 mm. FOR ADDITIONAL IMAGES: please request. MY LISTINGS: 1) Click my name in bookseller field. 2) Click bookseller-payment information. 3) Click my name again. My exclusive listings can now be searched by keyword, catalog, etc [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Revista: SAL TERRAE. COLECCION DESDE 1912 HASTA 1980 (86 VOLUMENES)

      1912. Sal Terrae. Santander. 1974 69 años completos encuadernados en un total de 86 vols. (21 cm) Enc. tela color azul. Serie completa de 69 años de una revista que recoge los años centrales de todo el siglo XX, desde 1912 hasta 1980 ambos inclusive. Uno o dos vols. por año. No conserva las cubiertas originales. El año 1937 no se editó a causa de la guerra civil y del asalto que sufrió la redacción. Se incluyen dos volúmenes con los índices entre 1912 y 1961. El tamaño varía entre los 20 y los 21 cm. Casi todos los volúmenes están encuadernados en cartoné de color azul con el lomo en tela y la numeración en dorado. --- OFERTA --- N1 (Ref.35985) religion espiritualidad teologia liturgia revistas

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        Op. 6 nos. 2-8]. Acht Lieder für eine Singstimme und Klavier. Op. 6 [Nos. 2-8, lacking no. 1]. [Piano-vocal scores]

      Verlag Dreililien [PNs 602-08], Berlin 1912 - 7 volumes. Folio. All on watermarked laid paper of C.G. Röder (with the exception of no. 8). No. 2. Alles. Text by Richard Dehmel (1863-1920). [1] (title), 2-5, [6] (catalogue) pp.No. 3. Mädchenlied. Text by Paul Remer (1867-1943). [1] (title), 2-5, [6] (catalogue) ppNo. 4. Verlassen. Text by Hermann Conradi (1862-1890). 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 3-7, [8] (catalogue) pp.No. 5. Ghasel. Text by Gottfried Keller (1819-1890). 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 3-5, [6] (catalogue) pp.No. 6. Am Wegrand. Text by John Henry Mackay (1864-1933). [1] (title), 2-5, [6] (catalogue) pp No. 7. Lockung. Text by Kurt Arm (pseud. Hans Fischer, 1869-1945). 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 3-5, [6] (catalogue) pp.No. 8. Der Wanderer. Text by Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). [1] (title), 2-7, [8] (catalogue) pp. With the signature of the German soprano Helene Orthmann (fl. 1920s-30s) to title of No. 4, Verlassen.Together with:A later issue of No. 3 with title printed in black only and without catalogue, lacking wrappers, and a later issue of no. 8 with title and catalogue printed in black, catalogue to verso of final leaf listing opp. 1-4 and 6-7, Universal wrappers and imprint and lower wrapper dated XI. [November] 1912. Some wrappers worn and detached. Some signs of wear, soiling and browning; occasional markings and distributor's stamps. First Edition, first issues of nos. 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 with original publisher's wrappers printed in red; nos. 4 and 5 are later issues, in Universal-Edition wrappers and with their imprint and dating to lower wrappers III. [March] and XI. [November] 1912. Title and publisher's catalogue to verso of last leaves of nos. 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8 listing Schoenberg's opp. 1-3 printed in red; title of no. 5 printed in black with publisher's catalogue to last page listing Schoenberg's opp. 1-4 and 6-7 also printed in black. Rufer (Engl.) p. 26. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 3-7. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La spedizione nel Karakoram e nell'Imalaia occidentale: 1909. Illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Zanichelli, Bologna, 1912. 2 v. (XIX 471 110 p. [33] c. di tav. [20] c. di tav. ) 27 cm m. perg. Filippo De Filippi nacque a Torino il 6 aprile 1869. Dopo essersi brillantemente laureato a soli 22 anni (4 luglio 1891) in Medicina e Chirurgia presso la Regia Università degli Studi di Torino si occupò per qualche anno di fisiologia e chimica biologica specializzandosi in istituti scientifici tedeschi ed austriaci. La prima esperienza come membro di una spedizione extraeuropea Filippi De Filippi la maturò nel 1897 anno in cui fu chiamato dal duca degli Abruzzi ad unirsi al gruppo che si sarebbe diretto al Sant'Elia (5514 m) in Alaska. Ciò che si conosce di questo viaggio culminato con la conquista della cima della montagna proviene principalmente dalla relazione stesa dallo stesso De Filippi e pubblicata nel 1900 da Hoepli con il titolo La spedizione di S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia Duca degli Abruzzi al Monte Sant'Elia (Alaska). Nel 1909 prese parte alla spedizione del duca al Karakoram di cui questo volume è la relazione. Ancora oggi a distanza di un secolo il toponimo "Ghiacciaio De Filippi" ricorda a chiunque consulti una carta della regione del K2 la partecipazione ed il ruolo svolto dal Nostro in quella che è forse la più celebre delle spedizioni di Luigi Amedeo di Savoia. Segue la suite dei "Panorami e carte" con 18 grandi panorami in 17 fogli e 3 carte geografiche a colori il tutto custodito in una cartella in mezza pergamena con piatti in carta decorata. PRIMA EDIZIONE di questo bellissimo viaggio organizzato dal Duca degli Abruzzi nel 1909 sul massiccio pakistano del Karakorum e relazionato da Filippo De Filippi che partecipò alla spedizione. Sul K2 la comitiva italiana scoprì la via di salita lungo lo sperone est della montagna che è ancora oggi chiamata "Sperone degli Abruzzi". La vetta della celebre montagna non fu conquistata in quell''occasione (lo sarà solamente nel 1954 durante un'altra spedizione italiana quella guidata da Ardito Desio) ma il Duca degli Abruzzi e i UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: [1912]. Buono ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo il cofanetto delle carte è leggermente usurato e presenta dei restauri alla tasca. Su richiesta inviamo ulteriori scansioni. ...

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        La spedizione nel Karakoram e nell'Imalaia Occidentale 1909. Relazione illustrata da Vittorio Sella

      Nicola Zanichelli, 1912. 2 parti in un vol. in - 8° grande (267x200mm), di cui la prima di testo, di pp. XIX, 471 + (4), 110, (6) di "Relazioni scientifiche"di Federico Negrotto Cambiaso, Domenico Omodei, Vittorio Novarese, ecc. Solida legatura editoriale m. pergamena con titolo in oro al dorso e piatti in cartone a decori floreali e a entrelac in bianco su fondo rosso. Sguardie decorate. Circa 200 immagini fotografiche in b.n. intercalate n.t. e 33 tavv. fotografiche f.t. (di cui una all'antiporta, con il K2 dalla cresta meridionale dello Staircase), il tutto da fotografie originali prese in loco da Vittorio Sella. Stampato su carta appositamente fabbricata dalla Cartiera Italiana di Torino; tavole fotoincise su rame e stampate da Neisenbach, Riffarth e C. di Berlino; le carte geografiche furono disegnate e stampate dall'Istituto Geografico Militare di Torino. Etichetta del tempo della libreria Casanova di Torino. Perfetto stato. Prima edizione (non è presente, come spesso avviene, il raro fascicolo di allegati, che doveva comprendere 18 grandi panorami in 17 fogli e 3 carte geografiche a colori, il tutto più volte ripiegato),dell'importante resoconto della spedizione al Karakorum del Duca degli Abruzzi, che, nel 1909, accompagnato dalle guide di Courmayeur Joseph e Laurent Petigax, Joseph Brocherel e César Ollier, tentò infruttuosamente di ascendere per primo sulla vetta del K2. Pur non arrivando alla vetta, il Duca degli Abruzzi salì sino ai 7.500 m del Bride Peak, altezza mai raggiunta sino ad allora dall'uomo. "Ancora una volta mi affido al Dott. Filippo De Filippi, mio compagno di viaggio, per la relazione completa della mia ultima spedizione. Gli sono riconoscente di aver accettato l'incarico, e spero che il rinnovato ricordo delle emozioni provate sia valso a rendergli meno gravoso il lavoro. La storia particolareggiata delle nostre peripezie darà conto delle difficoltà e degli ostacoli che ha incontrato la spedizione, meglio della succinta esposizione che ne ho potuto fare nelle mie conferenze al Club Alpino ed alla Società Geografica. La carta del ghiacciaio Baltoro unita a questo libro venne composta e delineata all'Istituto Geografico Militare di Firenze dai panorami fotogrammetrici, sussidiati da osservazioni col teodolite, eseguiti durante la campagna dal Ten. di Vascello Marchese Federico Negrotto Cambiaso.. Mi auguro che questo libro, colla efficace scorta delle bellissime illustrazioni di Vittorio Sella, riesca a comunicare ai lettori l'impressione profonda che fece su di noi la natura grandiosa nella quale vivemmo per pochi mesi. Il nostro lavoro non sarà stato inutile se potrà riuscire di qualche aiuto ai futuri esploratori di quelle lontane regioni" (dalla prefazione del Duca degli Abruzzi stesso). Il De Filippi (Milano, 1814 - Hong Kong, 1867) fu naturalista, allievo dello Zendrini a Pavia, professore di zoologia a Torino e, nella stessa città, direttore del Museo Zoologico (di cui arricchì straordinariamente le collezioni) e membro dell'Accademia delle Scienze. Senatore dal 1865, morì a bordo della corvetta "Magenta" in prossimità di Hong Kong. Si occupò di zoologia generale, di ittiologia, elmintologia, erpetologia, geologia, mineralogia, anatomia comparata, embriologia, sostenendo inizialmente la tesi già altamente obsoleta della generazione spontanea, che presto ritrattò. Tra i primi introduttori italiani del darwinismo, con la celebre conferenza dell'11 gennaio 1864 "L'uomo e le scimmie", più volte ripubblicata e destinata a scandalizzare il mondo scientifico italiano, ancora impreparato alle rivoluzionarie tesi dell'evoluzionismo, dette importanti contributi allo studio dello sviluppo dei Trematodi. Perret, 1657: "Ouvrage très rare, et très recherché pour l'exceptionnelle qualité des photographies de Vittorio Sella". Yakushi, F71a. Neate, F - 26. Italiano

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        Animal portraiture, being fifty sudies by Wilhelm Kuhnert accompanied by a series of original articles by R. Lydekker F.R.S.

      Frederick Warne & Co, 1912. Folio (cm. 36,5), VIII-104 pp., 1 c.nn. con 50 splendide tavole numerate a colori f.t., ciascuna eseguita su cartoncino e protetta da carta in tessuto. Legatura editoriale in piena tela con figure, impressioni e titoli al ds. e al piatto anteriore. Taglio superiore oro. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Aesop's Fables

      London: William Heineman, 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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        Al-Hidaja ila Fara id al-Qulub.

      Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1912. - Large 8vo. XVII, (3), 113, (3), 407, (1) pp. With 3 lithogr. plates. Contemp. red cloth with giltstamped spine title; original blue wrappers bound within. 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. Herlitz IV/2, 1521. OCLC 3117215. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Negro Explorer at the North Pole

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company 1912 - February 1912; 1st printing of 1st edition. Very Good HC, no DJ. Blue calico-grain cloth over boards; front cover with photo inset of author; white stamped titles on front cover and spine; tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait. Bright, clean, square covers and spine; tightly bound; light, clean interior with very slight age darkening at some page edges. 12mo, 200 pp; illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AESOP'S FABLES

      London: William Heinemann. 1912. First edition, first printing with these illustrations. First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher?s original green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Dark green topstain. A lovely near fine copy, the binding clean and the gilt exceptionally bright, the contents are entirely complete with a little spotting to the text block edge and without previous owner?s inscriptions or stamps. All 13 mounted colour plates and their tissue guards are present as called for and in fine condition. With a further 53 black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham throughout the text. Loosely laid in as issued is the single page advertisement for the exhibition of original drawings at The Leicester Galleries, London. Complete with the rare original dustwrapper which is worn at the extremities, with several large chips to the upper panel and some remnants of brown tape. Correctly priced 6/- to the spine. 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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        BOOK SECRET PAINTING, POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BRIDGES 1912

      Oxford University Press. Smith, Elder & Co 1912 - London.20X15. 1912. Excluding the eight dramas. piel, relieves y dorados. Contiene pintura escondida entre los dorados, Houses on the corner of Chancery Lane and Fleet Street, City of London, 1798. Artist: William Capon. Muy raro ejemplar, unico. Ref 4.4 Biblioteca 16CUB Language: eng La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 15%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 2500.0 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [DICKENS IN ARMENIAN] Dawit Kopperfild : kensagrakan vep, patkerazard [i.e. David Copperfield. The biographical novel]. Part 1 [and all] / translated from English by Pilippos Vaedanyan

      Tiflis: Armenian publishing house number 9; Azanyants typography, 1912. [4], IX, 458, [1] pp., 1 port., 15 ill. 8vo. Contemporary binding with modern spine. Good and clean copy. Rare. Illustrated edition - the pictures apparently have been taken from an English edition of the time. 20 chapters from David Copperfield was printed in Tbilisi in Armenian. By the research we made we can say that most likely that it's all that was printed. The book came out in series that commemorated 400th anniversary of the Armenian printing. Dickens in Armenian language first started to appear in 1880s-1890s, the first edition of this novel was printed in 1897 in Tbilisi. This is the first illustrated edition of this book. Rare. WorldCat locates one copy (Michigan). The National Library of Armenia doesn't have this edition.

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        Deberny et C. Le livret typographique spécimen de caractères.

      Fonderie de Caractères d'imprimerie,, Paris, 1912 - Cm. 24, pp. ca. (900). Con moltissime figure nel testo anche a colori ed una grande tavola ripiegata in fine. Legatura originale in cart. rigido con titoli a stampa. Una piccola mancanza alla base del dorso, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Vastissimo catalogo di caratteri, fregi e decorazioni tipografiche di ogni tipo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Animal Portraiture

      1912. first edition. Fifty Fine Color Plates of Animals and BirdsKUHNERT, Wilhelm. Animal Portraiture. Being Fifty Studies by Wilhem Kuhnert. Accompanied by a series of original articles by R. Lydekker F.R.S. London: Frederick Warne & Co., [1912]. First edition. Large folio (14 7/16 x 11 1/4 inches; 367 x 286 mm.). [4, blank], viii, 104, [1], [1, blank] pp. Fifty fine color plates, each mounted onto card, with tissue guards. Each color plate is accompanied by a leaf of descriptive text.Publisher's brown buckram, front cover with tan buckram panel pictorially stamped in black and lettered in gilt, spine pictorially decorated and lettered in gilt, mottled cream end-papers, top edge gilt. A near fine copy.The subjects include both animals and birds (and one Crocodile).Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926) was a German painter, author and illustrator, who specialized in animal images. Contrary to the practice of his peers, Kuhnert distinguished himself by sketching tropical animals in the wild, not in zoos. He made pictures by sketching, etching, watercolor, and oil painting. Kuhnert is considered one of the most important German animal painters of his time. As he was not a professional hunter, it often took a great deal of effort to track down his subjects.

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        Briefwechsel von Imm. Kant in drei Bänden. - [3 Bände].

      Georg Müller, München 1912 - 3 Bände; 394 (1) ; 403 (1), 400 (1) Seiten. goldgeprägte OLederbände, Kopfgoldschnitt, 22 x 13 cm. 3 Bände. - Hg. von Hans Ernst Fischer. - Je Eines von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Auf holländisch Büttenpapier abgezogen und in Ganzleder gebunden. - Erster Band (Exemplar 8/100 der Vorzugsausgabe). - Zweiter Band (Exemplar 2/100 der Vorzugsausgabe). - Dritter Band (Exemplar 45/100 der Vorzugsausgabe). ---- (= Bibliothek der Philosophen: Erster, Sechster und Siebenter Band). - Gedruckt in den Didot'schen Schriften von Mänicke und Jahn in Rudolstadt. Buchausstattung von Paul Renner. - Der Nebentitel lautet: "Immanuel Kants Briefwechsel". - Gebrauchsexlibris auf dem vorderen Spiegeln (Bücherregal und Staffelei). - Dritter Band minimal bestoßen, sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare. 2300 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES VOLEURS DE FOUDRE. Voyages excentriques. Ouvrage illustré de quatre-vingts gravures dans le texte, de vingt grandes compositions hors-texte d'après les dessins de Louis Bombled.

      1912 - Paris, Furne, Boivin, sans date [1912]. In-quarto (223 X 310) percaline rouge, premier plat orné d'une large composition polychrome signée J. FAU, plats bisautés, dos orné d'un dessin polychrome, titre doré, tranches dorées (Reliure de l'édieur) ; (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 476 pages. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Illustrations de Louis BOMBLED. C'est le dix-huitième titre de la série des "Voyages excentriques" qui en compte vingt-et-un. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, au cartonnage très frais et au corps d'ouvrage en PARFAIT ÉTAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Georgius Agricola, DE RE METALLICA, Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations & Appendices upon the Development of Mining, Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy, and Mining Law from earliest times to the 16th Century.

      Salisbury House, London, E. C: Published for the Translators by The Mining Magazine, 1912. - Translated by Herbert Clark Hoover [1874-1964] and Lou Henry Hoover [1875-1944]. Illustrated by Plates, one folding and reproduction of original title page [after the first Latin Edition of 292 plates by Blasius Weffring (and Hans Rudolf Manuel 1525-1571)]. First English Translation edition. Initially 3,000 copies (which cost over $20,000 to produce due to plate replication), actual printing is about half intended. Original full vellum, black spine print, 5 raised bands, uncut. Hinge repaired with J. Hewitt acid free undyed calf, new acid free front endpaper, spine numbers retouched and vellum cleaned. Three items laid in: a notation to reduce and move the plate from pp. 383 to 33 (not done), typed Latin title and original 3.25 x 5.5-inch note on "this addition.". Inscribed by "Dr Skiff with compliments HC Hoover" ffep [Dr. Skiff is faint]. Folio (35cm). pp. [2pl, 1], xxxi, [1] decoration, 640, [1] colophon, [3] blank. Appendices, Indices. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Gift F. J. V. Skiff to the Field Museum of Natural History Library, Chicago bookplate on front pastedown. Note "Dr. Skiff" is faint on signature page which has been repaired with acid free paper and adhesive about half way down. Perforated stamp and numbers to title page. Association copy of Frederick James Volney Skiff (1851-1921), Officer of the World's Colombian Commission for Mines and Mining 1893; Director of Exhibits for the International Olympic Committee St. Louis 1904; Director in Chief of Exhibit Departments for the Commissioner General of the US in Paris 1900. The Field Museum was the outgrowth of the Colombian Exhibition with Skiff as first director. Hoover was a member of the first graduating class from Stanford, "Bert" received an A.B. in Geology in 1895 under John Casper Branner (to whom the translation is dedicated). In his senior year Lou Henry, also from Iowa, enrolled as a freshman. As the first woman, she received the first A.B. in Geology in 1898 from Stanford awarded to a woman. They were married in 1899. Over a five year period they labored to produce this translation for which they received the 1914 Gold Metal from The Mining and Metallurgical Society. Hoover worked as a Geologist prior to his term as 31st American President 1929-33. The work is regarded as the greatest scientific contribution ever made by an American President. (PMM). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hike and the Aeroplane

      New York:: Frederick A. Stokes Co.,, [1912]. First edition. publisher's illustrated cloth; preserved in a custom cloth slipcase and chemise. Lacking the original printed dust jacket. . A fine, bright copy, and very, very unusual in this condition. 8vo,.

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        Berlins Graphische Gelegenheitskunst. I. Berliner Exlibris, Besuchskarten, Privatanzeigen, Gluckwunsch, Karten, Nottrentitel, Reklamekunst in in Vergangebheit und Gegenwart. II. Berliner Festkarten in Vergangen Heit und Gegenwart, Zusatzliches und Nachtragliches, Register.

      2 vols., 183, 199 pp. compendium of German engravings, bookplates, early posters, cartes de visite and other print specimens, ornaments throughout, amply illustrations on plates (many tipped in, some with color), many annotated on guard tissue. 4to. Gilt-tooled cloth. Berlin (Otto v. Holten) 1912. One of 350 copies.

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        The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen [Ten Volumes - Complete]

      London: J. M. Dent, 1912. The Winchester Edition. Hardbound. a fine set in original marbled paper over boards with gilt stamped brown leather spines and leather tips. The color illustrations are protected with glassines. A very handsome set.. one of 250 nu8mbered sets. Vols I and II: Sense and Sensibility; Vols III and IV: Pride and Prejudice; Vols V and VI: Mansfield Park; Vols VII and VIII: Emma; Vol IX: Northanger Abbey; Vol X: Persuasion. teg. 12mo [4-1/2" x 6-7/8"].

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        Ondine

      1912. De Luxe Edition in FrenchOne of Forty Copies on 'Papier du Japon' Signed By Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. FOUQUÉ, De La Motte. Ondine. Illustré par Arthur Rackham. Paris: Hachette et Cie.,1912. French Edition De Luxe, limited to 40 numbered copies on 'Papier Impérial du Japon', this being copy no. 34, signed by Arthur Rackham (out of a total edition of 390 copies). Large quarto (11 1/2 x 9 inches; 292 x 229 mm.). [2, blank], viii, [2], 113, [2], [1, blank] pp. Title-page printed in green and black. Frontispiece and fourteen color plates with captioned tissue guards mounted on heavy brown stock, and thirty-six black and white head and tail-pieces .Publisher's full gilt-stamped vellum with later silk ties. A very fine copy.In 1912 Hachette et Cie, Paris, published two Edition DeLuxe versions of this title. There were 350 unsigned copies on 'Papier Whatman' and in addition another 40 copies that were signed by Rackham and printed on 'Papier du Japon.'Riall, p. 94

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        MAPA DEL CHACO AUSTRAL , DE SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO , SANTA FE Y FORMOSA

      GMO.VAN WOERDEN Y CIA, Buenos Aires 1912 - Construido por Freund y Duffiled .- Dibujado por Arnolph Erichsen .- Instituto cartográfico de henning & Grasmuck.-Leipzig.- mide 144 cmsx 98 cms .- Despegable .- entelado . Con carpeta contenedora .- Muy buen estado.- Size: 144 Cms x 98 Cms .- Entelado.- [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tale of Mr. Tod, The

      1912. first edition. First American Edition of The Tale of Mr. TodIn the Original Glassine WrapperPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Mr. Tod. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., [1912].First American edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/16 inches; 138 x 103 mm.). 93, [1] pp. Color frontispiece and fourteen color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page and forty-one black and white vignettes in the text.Original tan boards decoratively stamped and lettered in dark brown on front cover within a brown single rule border and decoratively stamped and lettered in brown on spine. Large color pictorial label on front cover within a blind rectangular panel surrounded by a broad brown single rule border. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate XI). The absolute bare minimum of rubbing to board extremities. A near fine copy in the original (chipped and torn) glassine wrapper. Quinby 21a. Linder, p. 429 (UK edition).

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        Henry Bing: Strassenszene (Originalzeichnung)

      1912 - Tusche, Farbstift und Deckweiß auf Papier. 30 x 23,5 cm. Rechts unten signiert. Biografie Henry Bing (1888 Paris - 1965 Paris): Der französische Lithograf, Zeichner und Maler Henry Bing zählt bereits mit 17 Jahren zu den Mitarbeitern der beiden Münchner Zeitschriften Jugend und Simplicissimus. Innerhalb eines guten Jahrzehnts werden sie knapp 900 Werke des Künstlers veröffentlichen und damit seinem Namen einen hohen Bekanntheitsgrad verschaffen. Umso erstaunlicher ist es, dass sich von ihm weder eine Porträtfotografie noch Informationen zu seiner Ausbildung erhalten haben. Spätestens ab 1905 lebt Bing in der bayerischen Kunstmetropole und findet als Stammgast im Café Stefanie, einem beliebten Treffpunkt moderner literarischer und künstlerischer Kreise, Anschluss an die Schwabinger Bohème. Neben den Einnahmen aus der Publikation seiner Karikaturen in der Jugend und im Simplicissimus lebt er vom Verkauf der Originale. Diesen übernehmen ab 1912 die renommierten Kunsthändler Franz Josef Brakl und Hans Goltz. Der Erste Weltkrieg, den Bing als französischer Staatsbürger in deutscher Haft verbringt, bereitet seiner Künstlerexistenz ein jähes Ende. 1920 kehrt er nach Paris zurück und handelt fortan als Galerist für Klassische Moderne mit Werken von Henry Rousseau, Robert Delaunay, Amedeo Modigliani sowie Chaim Soutine. Bings frühe Beiträge in der Jugend und im Simplicissimus orientieren sich stilistisch und inhaltlich an den Karikaturen älterer Kollegen, vor allem denen Rudolf Wilkes. Bald entwickelt er jedoch eine eigene Handschrift und entdeckt die Außenseiter der Gesellschaft als Thema für sich. Vagabunden und Bettler, Tagelöhner und Fabrikarbeiter, Dienstmägde und Marktfrauen, aber auch Künstler, Literaten und Vertreter der Demi-Monde, oft angesiedelt in der Welt der Kaffeehäuser und Varietés, werden zu Bings bevorzugten Motiven. Seine meist auf wenige Figuren reduzierten Szenen bringt er vorzugsweise mit Tusche und Farbstift flott zu Papier, wobei er die physiognomische Erscheinung der Modelle stark vereinfachend überzeichnet, um den jeweils dahinterstehenden Menschentypus freizulegen. Hierbei bleibt stets das empathische Auge des Künstlers spürbar. Denn ungeachtet der satirischen Stoßrichtung der Darstellung, die in der Jugend und im Simplicissimus durch eine Textpointe zusätzlich unterstrichen wird, ist Bing nie verletzend. Vielmehr wirbt er um Verständnis und Sympathie für all jene, die das Schicksal an den Rand der Gesellschaft gedrängt hat. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Noi e il Mondo. Rivista mensile de "La Tribuna". Direttori: D. Ventriglia, G. De Blasio. Anni: II-VIII (1912-18): NN. 1-12; Anno IX (1919): NN. 1-6, 8-11 (un fasc. triplo; mancano i nn. 7 e 12; il fasc. 10 privo di qualche pp. finale); Anni X-XVI (1920-26): 1-12; Anno XVII (1927): NN. 1-7, 9-11 (mancano i nn. 8 e 12); Anni XVIII, XIX (1928-29): NN. 1-12. (Segnaliamo prime edizioni di L. Pirandello fra novelle e commedie: Maestro amore, Il dovere del medico, La veste lunga, La realtà del sogno, Pensami Giacomino, Il piacere dell'onestà, Il berretto a sonagli; di F. Tozzi: La mia amicizia, Il podere; A. Savinio: Senofonte; scritto di A. Soffici su Medardo Rosso; inoltre: L. Capuana, F. De Roberto, M. Bontempelli, M. Moretti, Rosso di San Secondo, A. d'Alba, C. Alvaro, G. Deledda, M. Puccini, A. Viviani, G. Villaroel, G. Zucca, A.G. Bragaglia, L. Folgore, S. Gotta, Pitigrilli, F. Paolieri, ecc. Inediti musicali di F. Malipiero: Canzone perduta (1912); G. Puccini: Sogno d'Or (1913); canzoni napoletane di E. De Curtis su versi di Bovio e Di Giacomo...

      1912. Roma, Stab. Tip. "La Tribuna", 1912-1929, annate 18 raccolte in voll. 34, in-8, leg. in mz. tela coeva (3 in br. con fascetta al dorso; conservate quasi tutte le br. edit.), da 80 a oltre 100 pp. ciascuno. I migliori disegnatori dell'epoca realizzano le belle copp. a col. (Toddi, Terzi, Vera d'Angara, Angoletta, Tessitore, Scarpelli, Opolski, Bernardini, Bompard, Apolloni, Sto, Corbella, Crespi, Marotta, Pisani, Pompei, Roveroni, G. Rosso) e le numerose ill. in b.n. nel t. (Finozzi, Toddi, Oppo, Prampolini, Sironi, Yambo, Tofano, Onorato, Curcio, Mateldi, Baldo, Carboni, Mannini, Riccobaldi, Romanelli, De Murtas, D'Aloisio, Fioroni, Titina Rota, Venna, Bandinelli, Camerini, Da Marciana, Edina e Ninon (Altara e Accornero), Santi, Girus, Pompei, Scorzon, ecc.) Curiosa presenza del giovane T. Interlandi sia come illustratore (numerose vignette in specie negli anni 1920-21, e una copertina), che in veste d'autore (la novella: Senz'anima (1920), articoli sulla mostra di Soffici a Palazzo Corsi: Decadenza della III saletta, sul movimento Dadà, sui caricaturisti italiani, ecc.

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        A Negro Explorer at the North Pole

      February 1912; 1st printing of 1st edition. Very Good HC, no DJ. Blue calico-grain cloth over boards; front cover with photo inset of author; white stamped titles on front cover and spine; tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait. Bright, clean, square covers and spine; tightly bound; light, clean interior with very slight age darkening at some page edges. 12mo, 200 pp; illustrated.

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        Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens - in 10 Bänden - 1.Band: Abdeckung-Baueinstellung. 2.Band: Bauentwurf-Brasilien. 3.Band: Braunschweigische Eisenbahnen-Eilgut. 4.Band: Eilzüge-Fahrordnung. 5.Band: Fahrpersonal-Gütertarife. 6.Band: Güterverkehr-Krisen. 7.Band: Kronenbreite-Personentarife. 8.Band: Personaltunnel-Schynige Platte-Bahn. 9.Band: Seehafentarife-Übergangsbogen. 10.Band: Übergangsbrücken-Zwischenstation.

      Berlin, Urban & Schwarzenberg Verlag, 1912-23. - VIII, 480; VIII, 488; VIII, 496; VIII, 490; VIII, 492; VIII, 484; VIII, 496; VIII, 464; 444; XII, 535 Seiten, insgesamt 68 Tafeln und 32 Karten (meist mehrfach gefaltet) und 3689 Abbildungen im Text, Schutzumschläge mit ein Rissen, Einband meist leicht berieben, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. -------------------------------------------------------------------- Vollständiges Exemplar des Standard-Nachschlagewerks zum Eisenbahnwesen. Röll (1853 - 1922), und a. in Wien Leiter des Eisenbahnministeriums, war Mitbegründer des Internationalen Eisenbahn-Transport-Komitees. Mitarbeiter waren führende Eisenbahnfachleute des In- und Auslandes, und a.: Barkhausen ((Hannover), Dietler (Luzern), Fortwängler (Prag), Giese (Braunschweig), v. Hevesy (Budapest), Lemercier (Paris), Metzeltin (Hannover), v. Mühlenfels (Berlin), Don Schneidewind (Buenos Aires), Troske (Hannover), Zoche (Danzig). Diese wesentlich erweiterte Ausgabe enthält zahlreiche interessante Artikel, z. B.: Albulabahn, Bahnhofbuchhandel, Bergbahnen, Berliner Hoch- und Untergrundbahn, Blockeinrichtungen, Drehbrücken, Einschienenbahnen, Eisenbetonbrücken, Feldbahnen, Haftpflicht der Eisenbahnen, Klappbrücken, Kleinbahnen, Oldenburgische Eisenbahnen, Schmalspurbahnen, Schnellbahnen (in Hamburg, London, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, Wien, etc.), Seilbahnen, Sibirische Eisenbahn, Werkstätten Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 4°, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, meist mit den Lieferungsschutzumschlägen

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        Misti

      Paul Ollendorff, 1912. - Paul Ollendorff, Paris s.d. (1912), 14x18,5cm, relié. - Edizione in parte originale ornata con opere d'arte originali Ricardo Flores, uno dei 10 esemplari numerati sul Giappone, con la testa 10 di stampa in Cina. Bound in mezzo navy angoli marocco, colonna vertebrale leggermente sbiadito con cinque nervi, quando coda d'oro, marmo piatto, risguardi e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, copertine conservate, testimoni Gilt-head, vincolante siglato Devauchelle. Bella copia di tutti i margini piacevolmente stabilito. Provenienza: dalla biblioteca di Paul Ollendorff. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale ornée d'illustrations originales de Ricardo Florès, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête avec 10 Chine. Reliure en demi maroquin marine à coins, dos légèrement passé à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée de Devauchelle. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi. Provenance : bibliothèque de Paul Ollendorff.

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        Photograph Album Documenting Life on the Sac & Fox and Colville Indian Reservations

      Oklahoma and Washington, 1912. Photograph Album. Very good. 33 photographs mounted in a 16-page album that measures 7" x 10". The cardboard album cover is stamped with a snakeskin design that Ms. Stephens has personalized with her name, monogram, and titled, "Photographic Miscellany." The photographs measure 2.5" x 4.25". All are captioned and protected by tissue protectors inserted between the album's leaves. An unaddressed letter from Ms. Stephens used to forward the album to a friend or family member is laid in. It is signed with her monogram and bears the return address of the U. S. Allotment Service, St. Mary's Mission, via Omak, Washington. The album, letter, and photographs are all in nice shape. Four photographs show images of the Sac and Fox Reservation in Oklahoma. Two photographs show boys and girls at the reservation school; one is of a windstorm at the school farm, and one is of Dolly Bigwater and two of her children. The other 29 images are of the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington, which was home to a number of tribes including the Chief Joseph Band of the Nez Perce. Those photographs show the Almira-Nespelem Stage, the stagecoach aboard a Columbia River ferry, Siwash Indians including two named Klooch and Mak-It (at the time "Siwash" carried no derogatory connotation but was simply a Chinook Jargon term used to denote a member of a northwestern tribe), "Indian Camp Nespelem" including its Hee-Hee House, tepees, preparation for a dance, a war dance, a native herald mounted on horseback, rodeo contests, horseback racing, etc. Although none of the photographs show Ms. Stephens, several show her two Allotment Service co-workers, Faustus P. Hardesty and Lewsor Smaerts, at work and relaxing in and by their two tent home-offices at Camp Nespelem. The Allotment Service was created by the now-discredited Dawes Act of 1887 to replace the failed reservation system, lift Native Americans out of poverty, and assimilate them into American society. After reservations were surveyed by the Allotment Service, adult male tribal members and married women were allotted 160 acres each for their own personal homestead. When the allotments had been completed, remaining reservation land was auctioned off to white homesteaders. From its inception, the act was decried by many as an attempt to steal tribal lands. Regardless of intent, over time it became clear that for many reasons, the program was more detrimental than the reservation system and it was finally completely abandoned in 1948. These images of Allotment Service workers living and working among Native Americans are exceptionally scarce. As of 2016, there are no similar collections in the trade and no auction records are listed at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub. OCLC shows only three similar albums are in institutional collections; two at Yale and one at Princeton.

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        Collection Jacques Doucet. Dessins, pastels, sculptures, tableaux, meubles et objets d'art du XVIIIe siècle.,Paris,Imprimerie Georges Petit,1912

      Imprimerie Georges Petit, 1912. French text. Paris, 1912; 3 voll., hardback, pp. 570, 347 b/w plates, cm 25,5x32,5. francaise

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        Un pèlerin d'Angkor

      Calman - Lévy, 1912. - Calman - Lévy, Paris 1912, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier marbré, dos lisse... Bel envoi autographe signé de Pierre Loti : "Pour l'enseigne de vaisseau De Blois, glorieusement blessé à Dixmude, que je remercie beaucoup trop tard d'un charmant livre et d'une lettre exquise." Rare et agréable exemplaire. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à motifs floraux japonisants, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin anthracite, couvertures conservées, élégante reliure signée de Thomas Boichot. Bel envoi autographe signé de Pierre Loti : "Pour l'enseigne de vaisseau De Blois, glorieusement blessé à Dixmude, que je remercie beaucoup trop tard d'un charmant livre et d'une lettre exquise." Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.

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        Aesop's Fables

      1912. Charles Folkard's Aesop's FablesEdition DeLuxe Limited to Two Hundred and Fifty CopiesTwelve Superb Color Plates and Numerous Black and White IllustrationsFOLKARD, Charles, illustrator. Aesop's Fables. London: Adam & Charles Black, [1912]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by the publisher (of which this is number 138). Quarto (10 x 7 1/2 inches; 253 x 191 mm.). xx, 209, [1, blank], [2, advertisements] pp. Twelve full-page tipped-in color plates, each one mounted on thick brown paper stock with descriptive tissue-guards. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text. Publisher's white cloth, front cover and spine pictorially decorated in color and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Minimal soiling to covers, some light foxing to end-papers, otherwise a near fine copy.Charles James Folkard (1878-1963) was an English illustrator. He was born in Lewisham, South London and worked for a period of time as a conjuror after attending a show at the Egyptian Hall in London. His artistic talent became evident when he began designing his own programmes for his magic shows. He contributed humorous drawings to Little Folks and the Tatler, and received his breakthrough in 1910 when he entered the gift book market with The Swiss Family Robinson. In 1915, he created Teddy Tail, a popular cartoon character who ran in the Daily Mail newspapers for decades. In 1911, he created seventy-seven drawings and eight watercolor plates for Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio, a volume which remained the definitive edition and in print for decades. The Children's Shakespeare and Grimm's Fairy Tales were published the same year and represent his first work for the publishing firm of A & C Black. The partnership lasted twenty-seven years. His next works for the firm were Aesop's Fables (1912), The Arabian Nights (1913), and Ottoman Wonder Tales (1915), a work that evokes the style of Persian manuscripts.After World War I, Folkard continued to produce arrays of books for the firm of A. & C. Black including Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes (1919), British Fairy and Folk Tales (1920), Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (1921), and The Magic Egg (1922). His masterpiece The Land of Nursery Rhyme (1932) was praised for its watercolor and gouache depictions of Old King Cole, The Queen of Hearts, and other nursery rhyme favorites.In his later years, he produced several volumes for the Children's Illustrated Classics series published by Dent including Roger Lancelyn Green's anthology The Book of Nonsense, by Many Authors (1956). The volume included his imaginative study A Nonsense Miscellany, a seaside scene that incorporated Baron Munchausen, Struwwelpeter, and a variety of characters from the works of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear.

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        DAYS IN CATLAND with Louis Wain

      Raphael Tuck - not dated but 1912, Father Tuck's Panorama. Four concertina boards which have been nearly joined with tape, see pictures. poem by Arthur Burnaby to the inner. all 14 figures are present, some rubs to edges, rear flap has some tears and rear page some marks, see pictures, more on request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Présences (poèmes, 1re série),

      P., Crès 1912, - petit in-8, 126 pp., broché, couverture rempliée. Edition originale. Un des 500 exemplaires sur vergé, seul papier après 12 Hollande. EXEMPLAIRE ENRICHI D'UN ENVOI DE L'AUTEUR: "A toi, bien cher Arcos, en admiration la plus haute, en foi profonde, en amitié, P J Jouve, 9.10.12". Rousseurs sur les trois premiers feuillets, petites déchirures sans manque aux coiffes. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cours d'Analyse. Ecole Polytechnique. 2e Division 1912 - 1913 [ Edition originale ]

      Ecole Polytechnique, 1912. E.O. 1 vol. grand in - 4 reliure de l'époque demi - basane rouge, [ Ecole Polytechnique ] 1912 - 1913, 456 pp. Rare et bon exemplaire du premier cours d'analyse donné par le célèbre mathématicien Jacques Hadamard à son entrée comme professeur à Polytechnique en 1912. Bon état (petit mq. à un f. antérieur à la reliure et n'affectant pas le texte, reliure très lég. frottée). Français

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        British Sports and Sportsmen

      British Sports and Sportsmen, 1912 & 1914. Two volumes Large thick folio Profusely illustrated with photogravures and black and white photographs full red morocco ruled and lettered in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt Volume I on Hunting contains 20 articles on nearly every phase of hunting, mostly in Great Britian, plus articles on hunging in the colonies, altogether 643 pages. In addition there are lists of celebrities of the hunting field, an index to hunts, etc. More than 120 photogravures illustrate the volume, plus another 250 illustrations. Volume II is titled Big Game Hunting and Angling. It contains 593 pages, is indexed and has more than 80 full page photogravure plates, and also more than 250 illustrations in the text. This volume deals not only with the subject in England, but also extensively with big game hunting in Germany, Portuguese East Africa, Central Africa, Rhodesia, India, Ceylon, Java, Alaska, British Columbia and Sardinia and includes a chapter on "Fur Trapping in North America". Contributors to this section include such authorities as F. C. Selous, James Sutherland, J. Turner - Turner, C. Radcliffe, C. Phillips - Wooley, J. Stathan and others. Contributions to the section on fishing include Turner - Turner, F. G. Aflalo, R. B. Marston, Frederick Morgan, Cecil Braithwaite and others, on angling in England, salmon and trout fishing in New Zealand, Sporting Fish, salt water fishing for tarpon and other big game fish Some rubbing of edges and spine, slight wear of covers, else fine One of one thousand sets

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        Romance of Plants

      Calcutta: H.C. Gangooly. (1912). Small volume comprising several essays on medicinal and psychoactive plants by an Indian physician. A printed label on the half title reads: "Graciously accepted & Read with interest by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales." Sections on hemp, ganja, hasheesh, and more, all first appearing in Indian Agriculturist. Green cloth binding has some wear and fraying, especially at the extremities; a very good copy and apparently uncommon: OCLC lists only one copy held, that being at the British Library. First Edition.

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        Appelschnut. Neues und Altes von ihren Taten, Abenteuern und Meinungen.

      Leipzig, Staackmann, 1912 Gr.8°, 147 S., zahlr. teilw. farb. Abb., Ganz-Ldr. goldgeprägt. m. Kopfgoldschnitt und Innendeckelprägungen in Schmuckschuber, Schuber min. berieben, Buch tadell. 26. - 30. Tausend des Werkes aber in opulentem Jugenstil- Meistereinband. Otto Ernst Schmidt (1862-1926). Hamburger Lehrer. später Dramatiker und Romanschriftsteller. In «Appelschnut» beschreibt er die Kindheitsgeschichte seiner jüngsten Tochter Senta-Regina Möller-Ernst. Mit hübschen Bildern von Richard Scholz.illustriert. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Bibliophile Ausgaben Kinderliteratur

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        La Normandie : projet de carton pour la tapisserie de la manufacture des Gobelins. Étude 6

      Encre sur papier, 1912. Encre sur papier 1912 - 1913, 17,5 x 11,5 cm. Encre sur papier 1912 - 1913, 17,5 x 11,5 cm. - Original pen and ink drawing, and sketch in ink on the back. Signature stamp of the artist's signature in the lower right corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop at the back. Louis Anquetin, through his friendship with the art critic Gustave Geoffroy who was appointed director of the National Manufactures, received three orders for cartons Gobelins, the "Burgundy" in 1911, a carpet "Swans" and in 1912 " Normandy "tapestry. Very nice condition. Provenance: the artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important French painter. He began his career with avant - garde artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse - Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new opportunities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial that will line the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by the baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were involved in a pathway leading to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" which is embodied in the re - remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, who considered that the design was "a very powerful means of expression" compulsory foundation of all arts plastics. Working voluntarily countdown of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely closed the way to the great Western tradition. You can admire his works in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris, San Francisco and Detroit, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate London, etc.. - - - Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dessin original à l'encre, et esquisse à l'encre au verso. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'œuvre, et signature du cachet de l'atelier au verso. Louis Anquetin, grâce à son amitié avec le critique d'art Gustave Geoffroy qui fut nommé administrateur des Manufactures Nationales, obtint trois commandes de cartons pour les Gobelins, la "Bourgogne" en 1911, un tapis "Les cygnes", et en 1912 "La Normandie", tapisserie. Très bel état de conservation. Provenance : atelier de l'artiste, référencée au catalogue Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, né à Étrépagny en 1861 et mort à Paris en 1932, est un important peintre français. Il commence sa carrière aux côtés de peintres d'avant - garde tels que Vincent Van Gogh ou Henri de Toulouse - Lautrec. Avec Émile Bernard, il est l'inventeur du Cloisonnisme. De 1884 à 1893, Louis Anquetin ne cesse d'explorer les possibilités nouvelles offertes par la libération introduite par l'Impressionnisme dans la peinture française. A partir de 1893, à la suite d'une longue confrontation avec les « maîtres d'autrefois », il adopte un parti - pris pictural qui le mettra en marge du mouvement général de l'art, et l'éloignera de ses amis. Ébloui par l'art baroque et sa vigueur créatrice, il pense alors que ses amis de jeunesse se sont engagées dans une voie qui mènera à la mort de la peinture. Il croit en une « peinture parfaite » qui s'incarne dans le re - souvenir des leçons de Michel - Ange et de Rubens notamment. Son travail devient donc plus classique, il prône le retour au métier, en proposant de réfléchir sur les conditions a priori de toute forme d'art possible dans le respect des règles de la perspective et de l'anatomie, telles que pratiquées par les maîtres du XVIème et XVIIème siècle. Ne laissant que quelques œuvres que l'on peut qualifier de monumentales, Anquetin s'avère prolifique par ses nombreuses études et esquisses, lui qui considérait que le dessin était « un moyen d'expression tout puissant », le fondement obligatoire de tous les arts plastiques. En travaillant volontairement à rebours de son époque, Louis Anquetin a rendu possible l'existence d'une figuration moderne originale. Par son obstination et sa passion de la peinture, il a en effet évité que ne soit totalement obturé le chemin de la grande tradition occidentale. On peut admirer ses œuvres dans de nombreux et prestigieux musées comme le Musée d'Orsay ou Le Louvre à Paris, à San Francisco ou à Detroit, au Musée de l'Hermitage de Saint - Petersbourg, à la National Gallery et à la Tate de Londres, etc. une feuille

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        Illustrierte Sittengeschichte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart.

      München, Langen, 1909-1912. - 3 Haupt- und 3 Ergänzungsbände in 6 Bänden. Mit Hunderten zum Teil farbigen und doppelblattgroßen Tafeln und Textabbildungen. Dekorative Halbpergamentbände mit figürlicher Rückenvergoldung und je 2 Rückenschildern. Erste Ausgabe. - Hayn-Gotendorf II, 475f. und IX, 210. - Schönes Exemplar in dekorativen Einbänden.

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        Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company Catalog No. (Number) 21 (Twenty - One) - Electric Light Fixtures: For the Trade Only

      Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company, 1912. Beardslee was a designer and manufacturer of gas fixtures, electroliers, and combination fixtures with manufactory and salesrooms at 216, 218 and 220 South Jefferson Street, Chicago. This massive catalogue of electric light fixtures is printed upon glossy stock and includes 284 fifteen by twelve inch black and white photographic plates, numbered 222 through 506, each proudly displaying an average of three models for a total of over eight - hundred different offerings, complete with pricing, dimensions and other details. Plates 499 - 506 present photos and detailed drawings of a diverse assortment of shades, brass parts, lamps (bulbs), sockets, reflectors, glassware, etc. A two - page index indicates the plate upon which each model number can be found. Last page is a colour plate illustrating the nine colours of art glass used in the fixtures and shades illustrated. Binding intact. Minor warp to navy cloth front board which features brilliant silver decoration and lettering. Minor bits of writing upon dark brown front free endpaper. Copyright date underlined. No other markings. Fore - edges of boards degraded by decades - past moisture exposure which also affected almost the entire fore - edge of all pages with the result that approximately one - eighth to one - quarter inch of the coated paper has disintegrated. Fortunately, no text or images affected by this loss. On some pages, dampstaining inpacts up to one - quarter inch in from fore - edge, again with no impact to text or images. Presents a magnificent spectrum of American electric lighting from the early 1900s.

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        The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, Studies, Biography and Poems of William Shakspere [Shakespeare].

      Aldine Publishing Company, Boston 1912 - Octavo, 9 volumes. Three quarters calf over marbled boards with gilt tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. Ten volumes. In near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Corpus iuris civilis. Volumen Primum - Institutiones recognovit Paulus Krueger. Digesta recognovit Theodorus Mommsen. Volumen secundum - Codex Iustinianus. Recognovit Paulus Krueger. Volumen tertium - Novellae. Recognovit Rudolfus Schoell. Opus Schoellii morte interceptum absolvit Guilelmus Kroll.

      apud Weidmannos, 1912 - 1920. in - 8 3 voll

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        Vom Sofakissen zum St?dtebau. Die Geschichte der Deutschen Werkst?tten Hellerau [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Klaus - Peter Arnold (Autor) Vom Sofakissen zum St?dtebau Dieses Buch ist eine umfassende, mit 760 Abbildungen reich bebilderte Geschichte der "Deutschen Werkst?tten Hellerau" und der Gartenstadt Hellerau. Bereits 1912 urteilt Karl Scheffler (au?ergew?hnlicher Kenner der modernen deutschen Architektur und Kunstkritiker von Rang)"Wer irgendwie an eine Veredelungsm?glichkeit unserer Lebensformen glaubt, wer eine neue Aristokratisierung des modernen Menschen erhofft oder gar als t?tiger Arbeiter an dieser inneren und ?u?eren Erneuerung teilnimmt, der kann nicht ohne starken Anteil auf die Sch?pfung blicken, die einer kleinen Gruppe ausgezeichneter M?nner in Hellerau gelungen ist". Im Zentrum der Betrachtung stehen die Produkte der Deutschen Werkst?tten; besonders M?bel; und kaum ein bedeutender Name im deutschen Kunstgewerde, der nicht mit Hellerau verbunden ist, bleibt unerw?hnt. Ein vielgelobtes Buch! Vom Sofakissen zum St?dtebau Die Geschichte der Deutschen Werkst?tten Hellerau Verlag der Kunst Dresden

      Verlag der Kunst Dresden, 1912. Dieses Buch ist eine umfassende, mit 760 Abbildungen reich bebilderte Geschichte der "Deutschen Werkst?tten Hellerau" und der Gartenstadt Hellerau. Bereits 1912 urteilt Karl Scheffler (au?ergew?hnlicher Kenner der modernen deutschen Architektur und Kunstkritiker von Rang)"Wer irgendwie an eine Veredelungsm?glichkeit unserer Lebensformen glaubt, wer eine neue Aristokratisierung des modernen Menschen erhofft oder gar als t?tiger Arbeiter an dieser inneren und ?u?eren Erneuerung teilnimmt, der kann nicht ohne starken Anteil auf die Sch?pfung blicken, die einer kleinen Gruppe ausgezeichneter M?nner in Hellerau gelungen ist". Im Zentrum der Betrachtung stehen die Produkte der Deutschen Werkst?tten; besonders M?bel; und kaum ein bedeutender Name im deutschen Kunstgewerde, der nicht mit Hellerau verbunden ist, bleibt unerw?hnt. Ein vielgelobtes Buch! Vom Sofakissen zum St?dtebau. Die Geschichte der Deutschen Werkst?tten Hellerau [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Klaus - Peter Arnold (Autor) Verlag der Kunst Dresden

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        Walze. 13 graphische Originalarbeiten der Vereinigung Schweizer Graphiker. Mit einem Geleitwort von Paul Ganz, Basel.

      Delphin-Verlag, München 1912 - München, Delphin-Verlag, (1912). Gross-4°. (13) Blatt, lose wie erscihienen. 1 Doppelblatt Titel, Impressum und Text. In kart. Orig. Mappe. berieben. Mappe am Rücken gebrochen. W Nr. 79 von 150 Exemplaren. In den Kunstanstalten Hch. Wetterroth und C. Wolf & Sohn, München und J. G. Wolfensberger, Zürich hergestellt. Max Bucherer überwachte die Drucklegung. Helen Dahm schnitt die Titelzeichnung der Mappe in Holz. Inhalt: Radierungen von Albert Welti, C. Th. Meyer-Basel, Arthur Riedel, Otto Gampert und Edouard Vallet; Holzschnitte von Ernst Würtenberger, Martha Cunz (Studer 42), Karl Hänny und Max Bucherer; Steinzeichnungen von Hans Beatus Wieland, Burkard Mangold, Ernst Kreidolf und Giovanni Giacometti (Stauffer 24). - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt, Mappe defekt. Sprache: Deutsch / German berieben. Mappe am Rücken gebrochen. W [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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