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        The Surrey Edition [of the works]. 24 volumes complete.

      London; The Times Book Club 1912 - Twenty-four volumes, 8vo, contemporary half red calf over red cloth covered boards, the sides and corners gilt ruled, the spine with gilt decorated raised bands, lettered direct in two compartments, the other four compartments panelled with gilt centre, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Foot of spine of one volume slightly damaged and neatly (not quite invisibly) repaired without loss; just the slightest rubbing of extremities and the loss of a tiny amount of gilt decoration; decently printed by T. & A. Constable of Edinburgh this is a sound and still handsome library set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Map of Vermont Libraries in Vermont

      George F. Cram & Co., Chicago 1912 - Large folding map of Vermont showing libraries across the state. Notes free and paid libraries including traveling libraries and libraries organized with State aid. Highlights steam and electric railroad lines and shows towns, major routes, rivers and mountains. Includes key and legend below title. Verso includes index. In excellent condition. Some toning near left margins. After serving in the Union army, George F. Cram (1842-1928) joined his uncle's map business and later established his own engraving and publishing firm in Chicago in 1869. This is an excellent example of his color lithography. Map. Color lithograph. Image measures 27" x 43".

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Nyasaland for the Hunter and Settler

      London: Horace Cox, 1912. First. Orig gilt Pict Cloth. VG+ to near Fine. 115 pp, ill. Perhaps Lyell's rarest work. Covers all the game of Nyasaland with excellent descriptions of distribution and hunting and accompanied by excellent trophy photos. One of the scarcest of all Lyell books. VG+ to not quite near fine in original gilt pictorial cloth (large gilt antelope on front cover). All Lyell books are collectible.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        PHOTO ALBUM OF A JOURNEY TO BATAVIA, JAVA & RANGOON, BURMA IN 1912.

      Yokohama 1912. Japanese lacquered accordion folded album,. 20 x 15.5 cm., lacks one of two ivory faces, else corners a. bit rubbed, contains 47 b.w. photos each ca. 14 x 8 cm.,some. a bit larger/smaller, all clean excellent images. OBSCURE !. FASCINATING EARLY PHOTO ALBUM OF TRAVEL IN JAVA & RANGOON The album has a penned dedication and presentation inside the front cover, reading: "To Cousin Percy, with love from Alfred & Thirza In Memory of Happy Days spent in Japan. Yokohama March 2nd, 1912." * This lovely album documents a journey by steam ship to Batavia, Java, then on to Rangoon, Burma. The photographs are mostly about postcard size, and are very clean and sharp images. * The photographic development process left a silver tinge to these photographs when slightly bent, it becomes more obvious. There is no fading whatsoever, each image is strong, clear and with good contrast. The photographs are mostly about postcard size, and are very clean and sharp images. * A good number of the photographs have pencil notations on the verso, telling where and who is depicted in the photograph. * The story unfolds with the inscription, and then shows Mr. & Mrs. MacNarma sitting in the garden of the Netherlands Hotel, [Batavia] Java, with one more view of others sitting in the garden. A view of some Batavia government building, with may people sitting inside the foyer in the shade and others in a horse-drawn carriage. Mr. K. Childes poses wit two native young boys in the botanical gardens, and one more of Mr. Childs and another foreigner both in pitch helmets posing. More photos relaxing in the Hotel Netherlands garden, P.C. Mockett, Mr. Mrs. Foggart, Mr. Child as well. The visitors buy tropical fruits from a native vendor in the Botanical Garden, and all pose for the camera. Batavia street scene shows a native watering the street with dual sprinkling cans before L. Dobbelmann a Dutch-owned store, with English adverts. * The group now boards a tram and begins a journey to other places around Java. The giant lily-pad pond, natives dancing in a festival, views along the railroad tracks of a native house and farm in Jami, coconut trees, native carts, and then a train stop. There are several photos with "PCM" on the verso, meaning P.C. Mockett, whom was possibly the creator of this album, at least he seems to be a central figure. * Tropical plants, a boy holding a huge umbrella, the steam train engine, natives in elaborate dress, local markets, Arrival at a large port, most likely Batavia preparing to board a ship for onward journey to Burma, and Rangoon. Shows 2 photos of the group milling about preparing to embark. * Ship-board photo of the group relaxing on the deck. Arrival at Rangoon, Burma and the memorial "Travellers Palm" tree photograph ! Native bullock cart, ship-board poses, arrival at what appears to be Thailand and its shrines. Mansion Hotel , Rangoon with their dancing girls show, Rangoon park, Rangoon Street scene and British-buildings, natives, and the Rangoon Great Pagoda. * CONDITION: The album is constructed of very firm stiff board, with four corners cut into the card to allow the insertion of photographs. The hinges are very solid and the whole is solid and not loose or otherwise shaken. A lovely example. * THE PHOTOGRAPHS: The photographs were placed into the album by its former owner or photographer, we have removed each to read the captions for cataloging and replaced them in the exact order they were found. Some seem to be out of place in that they are mixed up according to place and not all in a logical order. Regardless they remain "as is" for any future researcher to make more sense of them. Some have no captions at all. There are other captions below some of the photos in pencil on the album pages, perhaps place there later, we do not know. There remains a few pages on both sides of the double-sided album that have no photographs, this is near the end. * By and large a nice example of foreigners taking a nice journey to the Exotic South East Asian area and documenting their visit with photographic memories. * Albums of this period with such excellent photographic images so well preserved are unusual, and seldom found on the market. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Die Schnupftabaksdose.

      Mchn, Piper, (1912). Stumpfsinn in Versen und Bildern. Mit zahlreichen, z.T. farbigen Illustrationen von Richard Seewald. 8°. 49 einseitig bedruckte, gez. Bl., 2 Bl. Verlagswerbung, 1 Bl. Farb. ill. OBroschur von Richard Seewald. Neu aufgebunden, Kleine Fehlstellen am Rücken ergänzt, Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Verfärbung am oberen Rand. 1 Blatt mit Quetschspuren vom Druck. Erste Ausgabe. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Literatur 20. Jahrhundert, Illustrierte Bücher

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        Die sieben Zwerge Sneewittchens. Text und Bilder von Bertold Löffler.

      Wien und Leipzig, Rosenbaum (1912).Mit farb. lithogr. Titel und 8 farb. lithogr. Tafeln von Bertold Löffler. 18 Bll. Farbig illustr. OHLwd. 32 x 26,5 cm. Ries S. 694, 2; LKJ II, 388; Schug 548: "Das großzügig gestaltete Buch charakterisiert die Spätzeit der Wiener Stilkunst. Die Darstellung der 7 Zwerge ... ist in ihrer farbenprächtigen, zugleich klobigen wie verspielten Manier ganz deutlich von kunstgewerblichen Intentionen geprägt: Sie erinnert an keramische Figuren, die Löffler für die von ihm mit Michael Powolny 1905 gegründete Werkstätte "Wiener Keramik" entwarf". - Rücken fachmännisch und sehr passend erneuert. Etwas berieben. Ohne die fliegenden Vorsätze. Vortitel mit Eintrag "Weihnachten 1915 - Mimi Moser". Teils etwas fleckig. Bitte um Beachtung: Urlaubsbedingt erfolgt der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erst am 21. März 2016. Ich bitte um Verständnis. Bücher de

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        L'HABITATION MODERNE.

      Dourdan: 1912. Dourdan:, 1912 - 1914; 1921 - 1922.. Dourdan: 1912 - 1914; 1921 - 1922.. First, second and fourth years of this rare French architectural monthly highlighting the current taste in bourgeois French domestic architecture in the periods immediately before and after the First world War. The first two years, included here, do not appear in OCLC, CCFR or in any other online catalogue we have been able to consult. The Bibliothèque Nationale only holds a broken run beginning in 1921 and ending in 1937. The BNF catalogue gives 1918 as the date when publication began, but this is clearly an error based on deduction from the fact that each year contained 48 text pages and the volume for 1921 begins with page number 145. In fact, the periodical began publication in April 1912 and continued in monthly parts until it was suspended for 6 years after the outbreak of the First World War. The work appeared in monthly parts with each issue consisting, initially, of four printed illustrated pages of text and 4 loose plates. Each issue is devoted primarily to a single building. The pre-war issues focus on contemporary bourgeois houses, mostly characterised as "villas" or, in a few cases, as maisons de campagne, along with an occasional hôtel particulier. A colour pochoir "aquarelle" plate for each issue will generally show an elevation of the featured building while the remaining 3 monochrome plates give a variety of architectural details. The name of architects, owners and locations of the properties are provided. The post-war issues, however, switch noticeably away from the emphasis on private dwellings and also include larger and more institutional structures intended for a variety of uses such as hospitals, social housing, agricultural buildings, a war memorial and a few more modest homes.The number of printed pages doubles in 1921 and the variety of subject matter also expands to include presentation of more than one building and notes on a variety of practical subjects including recent legislation of interest to architects and builders. On the front wrapper of the first issue the name of the architect, A. Gelbert, is given as director and editor-in-chief. None of the individual articles are signed, so we presume that Gelbert was the author as well as the editor. All of the illustrations from the pre-war issues, including the colour plates, are also signed by him. Most of the illustrations in the post-war issues are unsigned, although there are a few that were drawn and signed by the architect. However, Gelbert's name continues to appear in the masthead illustration, which was redrawn monthly, so we conclude that the publication remained under his direction. Although a few colour plates can be found for sale online, complete volumes are very rare. OCLC and CCFR show only the holding at BNF, which starts with volume 4 (1921). We find no copies of the two pre-war volumes anywhere online. Les Périodiques D'Architecure XVIIIe-XXe Siècle, page 268 (incorrectly showing publication as beginning in 1918).l Folio (32.5 x 25 cm); 1-96, 145-238 pp. heavily illustrated + 144 plates (including 36 in colour pochoir) numbered 1-96, 145-192. Loose as issued. Blue printed paper wrapper for issue number one, torn and split apart at spine, is loosely laid in. Preserved within a crude cloth-backed folder with cloth ties.

      [Bookseller: Hinck & Wall Rare Books]
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        Four Original Drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright for the William B. Greene House

      Aurora, Illinois, c. 1912. Hardcover. Fine. Group of 4 original drawings (pencil and color on tissue, each about 10x18 inches) by Frank Lloyd Wright; nicely preserved in black portfolio, with engraved silver plate identifying the Waite Collection, and also including explanatory text (including provenance, some of it handwritten by Paul Waite), photographs of Wright, and of the finished house. Conceptual drawings, each with Wright's red square monogram, of the William Greene House; including the front elevation, garden elevation, first story plan, and second story plan.

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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.. 19524 tav. doppie cromolit. Prima edizione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations.

      San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York) 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.. 1912 A full set of the printer's blocks prepared of the illustrations for Zoeth Skinner Eldredge's The Beginnings of San Francisco (1912), being 37 photographic half-tones on copper and 10 zinc cuts, all on wood blocks, ranging generally in size from approximately 2.5" square to 14" square, with oblong maps measuring up to 20" across. A number of the half-tones were done after drawings by Walter Francis, a California artist and illustrator who worked for the San Francisco Chronicle; a few blocks offer images of photographs, some identified as taken by W.C. Mendenhall of the U.S. Geological Survey or Captain D.D. Gaillard of the Boundary Commission; other images are said to be from paintings and a daguerrotype held privately, with another being the facsimile of a document in the John Carter Brown Library; and, indeed, some are simply "after" images in other books (e.g., The Annals of San Francisco and "Bartlett's Narrative"). The images include a dozen California maps and plans; photographic views of the Colorado Desert and an artistic sketch of "the Trail on the Gila"; portraits of prominent early Californians; several "military moments" and a plan of the Presidio in 1820; plus, notably, scenic and historic "views" including renderings of "the Palo Alto," the ports of Monterey and San Diego, Yerba Buena, and a number of street and bay scenes depicting San Francisco proper. Eldredge was a New York–born banker and amateur historian of California whose Beginnings of San Francisco, though possibly self-published, is listed in Cowan & Cowan and described there as "of great historical value." In addition to the 47 images/blocks from that work present here, we offer four others that seem to be "related" but which we have not identified beyond establishing that they do not seem to be from the same author's History of California (1915). We must wonder, were they images prepared for the Beginnings and not used? The additional zinc-cut image of a document signed by Gaspar de Portola and two of the three additional half-tones on copper (Portola sighting San Francisco bay and the Spaniards marching to Monterey) were found as online images without clear attribution as to their physical sources; and the last, a western scene not identified, has not yet been "matched" at all. Most blocks from the Beginnings are still in or with => wrappers showing the images printed from them, as would have been convenient for the printers — these marked (as the backs of the blocks themselves sometimes are) identifying the images and/or showing that the work was completed. (The additional blocks are unwrapped and unmarked.) In sum, this => complete array of the blocks used for printing a substantial and well-regarded Titanic-era book looks like something that was put on a printing house shelf one afternoon in 1912 at the end of an ordinary project for the pressmen and simply stayed there. Seeing it in on its present PRB&M shelf, coherent and unmessed-with, is like walking up to that shelf just a little more than 100 years later. => Seeing it on its present PRB&M shelf, coherent and unmessed-with more than 100 years later, is like walking up to that shelf through one of time's “wrinkles.” The paper wrappers present are variously just fine or age-toned or browned, chipped, torn along folds. ALL the blocks are in good condition; this is not a sort of thing easily damaged!

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        La théories du rayonnement et les quanta.

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1912 - The First Solvay Conference Langevin, Paul (1872-1946) & Maurice de Broglie (1875-1960), editors. La théories du rayonnement et les quanta. Rapports et discussions. . . . 8vo. [8], 461 [3]pp. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1912. 240 x 152 mm. Quarter morocco ca. 1912, light wear and rubbing, inner front hinge cracked. Light toning but very good. Signature on flyleaf dated 1917 of American chemist Earl Frederick Farnau. From the library of Russian-American physicist Boris Podolsky (1896-1966). First Edition. The proceedings of the first international Solvay Conference on physics, devoted to radiation theory and the quanta. The purpose of the conference was twofold: "First, there was the need to examine whether classical theories (molecular-kinetic theory and electrodynamics) could, in some undiscovered ways, provide an explanation of the problem of black-body radiation and of the specific heat of polyatomic substances at low temperatures; secondly, to consider phenomena in which the theory of quanta could be successfully used" (Mehra, The Solvay Conferences on Physics, p. 14; see also pp. 13-72, containing summaries of all the papers delivered). Among the participants were Max Planck, who gave an exposition of the arguments that had led him to the discovery of the quantum of action; Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, who reported on the discovery of superconductivity of certain metals at extremely low temperatures; Arnold Sommerfeld, who discussed the production of x-rays by high speed electrons; and Albert Einstein, who summarized many aspects of the quantum concept, particularly in regard to his explanation of the anomalies of specific heats at low temperatures. This copy bears the signature of Earl F. Farnau, Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati; it was later owned by Russian-American physicist Boris Podolsky (1896-1966), best known for his collaboration with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen on the famous "EPR" (Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen) paper ("Can quantum-mechanical description of physical reality be considered complete?," 1935) challenging the assumption that quantum mechanics could provide a complete description of physical reality. Podolsky joined the faculty of the University of Cincinnati in 1935. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Vertebrate Fauna of the Malay Peninsular from the Isthmus of Kra to Singapore including the adjacent Islands. Reptilia and Batrachia

      London: Taylor & Francis, 1912. xiv, 294, folding map, 79 text figs. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth. Fine condition. Original edition. Very rare.

      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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        Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens. Zweite (2.) Auflage, 9 Bände (I - VI; VIII -X).

      Berlin und Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1912 - 1923. Zweite völlig neubearbeitete Auflage. Original-Ganzleinenbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. Grüner Kopfschnitt. Grüne Vorsätze. Format: 27 x 19 cm. Zus. ca. 4.400 S. Mit zahlreichen großformatigen, mehrfach ausfaltbaren Tafeln und Eisenbahnkarten sowie ca. 3.300 Textabbildungen. Renommiertes Standardwerk zur Geschichte und Organisation des Eisenbahnwesens, an Informationsreichtum und Illustrationsvielfalt bis heute unübertroffen. Das Werk schließt alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Eisenbahngeschichte ein, so unter anderem die Gründungsgeschichte, Fragen der Konstruktion, Loktechnik und Modellentwicklung, ferner Fragen der Signaltechnik, der Betriebsorganisation sowie des Eisenbahnrechtes. Enthalten sind außerdem biographische Informationen über berühmte Personen der Eisenbahngeschichte. Bände im Einzelnen: Erster Band: Abdeckung bis Baueinstellung. Zweiter Band: Bauentwurf bis Brasilien. Dritter Band: Braunschweigische Eisenbahnen bis Eilgut. Vierter Band: Eilzüge bis Fahrordnung. Fünfter Band: Fahrpersonal bis Gütertarife. Sechster Band: Güterverkehr bis Krisen. Achter Band: Personentunnel bis Schynige Platte Bahn. Neunter Band: Seehafentarife bis Übergangsbogen. Zehnter Band: Übergangsbrücken bis Zwischenstation. Die Einbände partiell etwas berieben; bei den Bänden II und IX Leinenbezug jeweils an einem Deckel leicht angelöst bzw. wellig; bei Bd. IX Deckelfarbton leicht abweichend (mit leichtem Rotstich); bei Bd. X Leinenbezug des Vorderdeckels mit kleiner Abriebstelle am unteren Rand. In toto gutes Exemplar dieser gesuchten Original-Ausgabe, die durch Zukauf des VII. Bandes mittelfristig vervollständigt werden könnte; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Eisenbahn Eisenbahnwesen Encyklopädie

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        PONTS DE PARIS

      An octavo, bound in original olive green cloth with gilt spine title and pictorial pastedown on the upper cover.  Jessie King did the illustrations for this book by taking her watercolors and paper with her early in the morning to capture the play of light on the Seine.  It was first published by Gowan and Gray in 1911, with the French language edition following in 1912.  There were only 1,000 copies of the book printed, far fewer with the French text than the English.  Eighteen color plates by King capture her affection for the city she and E.A. Taylor loved nearly as much as their village home of Kirkcudbright.  There is some light browning and foxing, else a fine copy of a scarce title.  The color cover illustration, different than the one used on the English edition, was lacking and has been supplied in facsimile.  The book beautifully captures the artist's unique combination of technical skill and romantic whimsy. (White, 92, describing only a French text edition in paper wrappers).

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        Note azzurre (scelte ed ordinate dalla Vedova).

      1912 - Milano, Fratelli Treves Editori, 1912. In 8vo (cm. 18,4); tiratura di lusso in tela grigia con la scritta in nero "In Memoriam" e le date 1849 - 1910; lo stemma del Conte Carlo Pisani Dossi con il motto: Pax Candida Fortis. PRIMA edizione del Diario privato di Carlo Dossi fatto pubblicare dalla moglie. Rarissima tiratura di poche copie nella veste che la vedova usava regalare agli amici. Bella copia. Dedica della moglie di Carlo Dossi: . In ricordo di Carlo Dossi affettuosamente invia la moglie sua. Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pamphlets and Leaflets for 1911 being the Publications for the Year of the Liberal Publication Department. [A collection of Speeches on the subjects of Free Trade and Protection; Home Rule; House of Lords; Land, Labour, and Social Questions; Liberal and Progressive Principles; The Liberal Record (National Health, Unemployment Insurance); Trade, Taxation and Finance; and Welsh Disestablishment].

      London: The Liberal Publication Department, 1912., 1912. Over 300 pages, including some folding plates, of leaflets and speeches by Lloyd George, Asquith and others, The National Insurance Bill with front and rear cover (32pps.). Also includes a contribution by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The whole in publisher's black morocco spine with gilt titles, green cloth boards, top edge gilt. A few brown spots to fore and lower edges. Content sound, bright, generally fine.

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        The Tale of Mr. Tod.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1912. Sextodecimo. Bound in recent green half morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, original pictorial paper covered boards, original pictorial endpapers at front. With 27 colour plates. The occasional minor blemish, some milld paper loss to top of front board, a very good copy. First edition. The first two printings are identical.

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        Histoire des ménageries de l?antiquité à nos jours

      Paris, Doin & Laurens, 1912. 3 volumes petit in / 4 reliure demi - basane rouge, dos à nerfs et titre dorés, couvertures conservées, 60 planches hors - texte, 319 p., 392 p. & 559 p. Tome I : Antiquité, Moyen âge, Renaissance. Tome II : Temps moderne, XVII é et XVIIIé siècle. Tome III : Époque contemporaine, XIXé et XXé siècles. relié Bon état

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

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

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1912 - 1912 Original Hardback Wisden.

      1912. Hi, Here we have a rare 1912 Original Hardback Wisden, in good to Very Good Condition. The 17th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and spine. The boards are good, odd mark but still nice. The hinges are weak but far from broken, just not springy, nice and clean inside and a great photoplate. Minimal foxing. No restoration. Please see the large photographs. More photographs available on request.

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        Die Erste Internationals Jagd-Ausstellung Wien 1910

      Wien, Leipzig: Wilhelm Frick, Kais und Kon Hofbandler, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. VG to vg+. ein monumentales gedenkbuch. 227 pp. ill. Book produced which showed everything on exhibition at the Vienna sporting exhibition. Hundreds of text ill plus many full page photogravures with tissue guards. A monumental work on European game. Text in German. The binding is gilt stamped suede. 14.5" high, 11 inches wide. The front cover has deco gilt vertical rules and pointers to the right side of a stag head, the spine has the same rules and the stag skull, and the rear board is the same except that it is the left side. Deco end papers. This is a very rare item. Internally near fine. The corners are slightly rolled but the rest of the cover is vg+, showing that this has been well cared for. See all images.

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        THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now first put into modern English by John S P Tatlock and Percy MacKaye

      Macmillan & co. New York. 1912. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (9.9 x 7.4 inches). Illustrated with 32 full colour plates, each with a printed tissue paper guard. Publishers presentation copy with their circular blind stamp stating 'Presentation Copy' on the bottom of the title page. Bound by Bayntun - Riviere, for Henry Sotheran of London, in a fine early leather binding of half brown morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. Tan cloth on boards. Marble endpapers. Top edge gilt. Some minor fading to the spine but overall a near fine and attractive copy of this uncommon book. ----- The work is the first time Chaucer's works were issued in Modern English and also contains a short life of Chaucer and a glossary and notes on the writings. Published by Macmillan in New York it appears that there was no UK edition with a search of the major British holding libraries showing no copies held except the two copies in the British Library which are both this New York edition.

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        The Works of Henrik Ibsen. Including Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House, Peer Gynt, etc. With Introductions by William Archer.

      New York, NY: Scribner's / Willey Book Co., 1912., 39. 6 volumes; octavo. Exquisitely bound in haf blue morocco, extra gilt, with pale blue buckram sides; top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Annie Edgerly Thayer. Corners worn otherwise binding solid. A beautiful collection of Ibsen's works.

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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. Minor rubbing to spine tips, a near fine copy. First trade edition of Dulac's illustrated Edgar Allen Poe poems, first impression, and a lovely copy in the original cloth.

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        Über das Geistige in der Kunst. Insbesondere in der Malerei. Mit acht Tafeln und zehn Originalholzschnitten.

      R. Piper & Co.,, München, 1912 - München, R. Piper & Co., 1912. 104 + 2 S. OBrosch. EA. Mit acht Tafeln, drei Tabellen sowie den zehn in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten. - Ebd. fachmännisch restauriert, leicht feuchtigkeitsrandig, V. etw. fleckig, Gbrsp. - Kandinsky, (1866 - 1944), studierte in Moskau Jura und Volkswirtschaft und befaßte sich außerdem mit Ethnographie. Die ihm nach Promotion und Assistentenzeit an der Juristischen Fakultät in Moskau offenstehende Universitätskarriere schlug er nicht ein, sondern ging 1896 zum Kunststudium nach München. Sein Zugang zur Kunst blieb wissenschaftlich geprägt. Systematisch schrieb er Beobachtungen zur Farbenwirkung nieder im Hinblick auf eine Theorie von objektiver Gültigkeit. Nach kurzer Ausbildungszeit in der Kunstschule Anton Azbès und an der Akademie bei Franz Stuck unterrichtete K. in der "Phalanx" selbst, u.a. Gabriele Münter. Mit ihr unternahm er Reisen nach Holland, Tunesien und Italien und verbrachte das Jahr 1906/07 in Sèvres bei Paris. Seit 1908 ließen sich beide wieder in München nieder und malten während der Sommermonate gemeinsam mit Alexej Jawlensky und Marianne von Werefkin in Murnau (Oberbayern) sowie mit Franz Marc in Sindelsdorf. Die Jahre bis 1914 waren von kunstpolitischem Engagement Kandinskys geprägt, der Künstler auf internationaler Ebene miteinander in Verbindung bringen wollte: Er leitete 1909 die "Neue Künstlervereinigung München", gab mit Marc 1912 den Almanach Der Blaue Reiter heraus und organisierte zwei Ausstellungen der "Redaktion des Blauen Reiter". Er verfaßte theoretische Schriften wie sein Buch "Über das Geistige in der Kunst" (1911), dessen kulturkritischer Charakter den Nerv der Zeit traf, die als Antwort auf vernichtende Kritik entstandenen autobiographischen Rückblicke (1913), ferner den Gedichtband Klänge (1913) sowie Bühnenkompositionen. . (DBE) Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Und Afrika sprach . Wissenschaftlich erweiterte Ausgabe des Berichts über den Verlauf der dritten Reiseperiode der Deutschen Inner-Afrikanischen Forschungsexpedition in den Jahren 1910 - 1912. 3 Bände.

      Vita, Deutsches Verlagshaus, Berlin-Ch. 1912 - 4°. XXVI,402,(2); XXIV,508,(4); IX,(5),391,(1) S. Orig.-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette sowie goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rücken Titel. Erster Band: Auf den Trümmern des klassischen Atlantis. Mit ca. 250 Illustrationen, 26 Tafelbildern, 2 mehrfarbigen Tafeln. 3 Kupferdrucken, 4 Heliogravüren und 4 Plänen. Zweiter Band: An der Schwelle des verehrungswürdigen Byzanz. Mit 51 Illustrationen und Tafelbildern, einer mehrfarbigen Tafel, 2 Kupferdrucken und 4 Plänen. Dritter Band: Unter den unsträflichen Aethiopen. Mit 56 Illustrationen und Tafelbildern, einer mehrfarbigen Tafel, einem farbigen Kupferdrucke und 2 Karten. - Einbände etwas berieben; Rücken etwas aufgehellt; Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen; untere Kapitale des 1. und 3. Bandes beschabt; Schnitt etwas fleckig; jeweils Name und Bibliotheksnummer auf vorderem Spiegel; Seiten etwas gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Biene Maja und Ihre Abenteuer (Originalausgabe)

      Schuster und Loeffler-Verlag 1912. 177 gebundene Ausgabe 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 leicht wackelig, Ecken/Kanten etwas berieben/bestoßen, Buchrücken berieben und aufgehellt sowie am Gelenk leicht angeplatzt, Ansonsten ist der Einband aussen in fast durchgehend sauberem und gutem Zustand (intern: 25B/rötlich+gelb/Altdeutsch-3)

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        Amizade, peça original em 3 actos. Representada pela primeira fez por intermédio da Sociedade de Amadores Dramaticos, no teatro do Club Estefânia, em 23 de março de 1912.

      Lisbon, Arnaldo Bordalo, 1912. - 8°, original printed wrappers (oblong stamp stating "Preço Esc. 12$50" on front wrapper; printed price of 300 reis on rear wrapper scored; small defect at head of spine). Mostly unopened. In very good condition. 44 pp., (2 ll.). *** FIRST EDITION of Sá-Carneiro's first separately published work (he had contributed poems, stories, and other short pieces to a school newspaper earlier), and the only drama by him published during his lifetime. It was written in collaboration with his friend from school, Tomás Cabreira, who committed suicide at age 16, before the play was printed. Sá-Carneiro was a devoté of the theater, and founded a group of drama-lovers (the Sociedade de Amadores Dramaticos referred to on the title page?), for which he wrote and translated plays while still in school. Of these, @O Vencido was performed in 1905 and @Irmãos in 1913, but the manuscripts for both were lost; another, @Alma, was not published until 1982. @Amizade was excluded from Sá-Carneiro's works as edited by his close friend Fernando Pessoa. In the same year as @Amizade appeared, Sá-Carneiro also published a collection of short stories, @Princípio. In the Lisbon, Biblioteca Nacional catalogue of Sá-Carneiro's works @Amizade is cited before @Princípio, but which appeared first is not stated outright (p. 66).Mário Sá-Carneiro (1890-1916) was a major figure in the Modernist movement in Portugal and a contributor to @Orpheu. He committed suicide in Paris.*** Rebello, @100 anos de teatro portugues p. 121. Lisbon, Biblioteca Nacional, @Mário Sá-Carneiro 1890-1916 (exhibition catalogue, 1990) p. 91 (nº 82): calling for 44, (1) pp. On Sá-Carneiro as a poet, see Casais Montero, @A poesia portuguesa contemporânea pp. 107-43. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        REVISTA DE CATALUNYA.

      Imp. Revista de Catalunya. Barcelona, 3 d'abril- 26 de juny de 1912 - . 29 cm. 13 núm.: 200 pàg. a dues columnes. Enq. un un vol. en mitja pell. * Torrent i Tasis (vol. I, pàg. 509):"La Revista de Catalunya, que surt per primer cop el 3 d'abril de 1912, utilitza un títol prestigiós per a un intent que no és encara definitiu, tot i que les mateixes mans dirigents, en reprendre'l, sabran trobar, dotze anys més tard la fórmula perfecta. És un quadern de setze pàgines a dues columnes, del format 233x162 mm, que es presenta com a setmanal i que, en el prospecte inicial, addueix: "No hi ha avui a Catalunya una veritable revista a la moderna. No hi ha una revista que sigui un ample i complet resum de la vida complexa de la pàtria nostra, i que, alhora, informi el públic català del moviment d'idees i de fets del món contemporani. Doncs aquesta revista que aquí no existeix, nosaltres intentem fer-la amb la nostra Revista de Catalunya." I afegeix que els redactors es proposen dues coses: "Fer-ne uns arxius de la vida catalana i un port català d'importació de les idees i dels fets exteriors". La Revista de Catalunya era dirigida per Antoni Rovira i VIrgili, i entre els redactors figuraven Claudi Ametlla, Alexandre Plana, R. Noguer i Comet, Ignasi Ribera i Rovira, Màrius Aguilar, i, com a col laboradors assidus, Carles Soldevila, Gabriel Alomar, Jaume Pahissa, etcètera. Tot i les seves ambicions i l'equip brillant que les defensava, la Revista de Catalunya no tingué gaire durada. El darrer número publicata fou el 13, el 26 de juny de 1912. Altres col laboradors són: Joan Maragall, J. Massó Torrents, Francesc Pujols, M. de Montoliu, Apeles Mestres, Josep Calzada, Pompeu Fabra, Carme Karr, Enric Jardí, etc. Catalanisme

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        RUINS OF DESERT CATHAY: Personal Narrative of Exploration inCentral Asia and Wes

      London 1912, Macmillian. FIRST EDITION. Brown gilt cloth,top. gilt,2 vols., 546+517p., index, 3 fold out maps, 332 photos,. line drawings, 9 color lithos, 6 fold out panoramas, vol. 1. spine gilt bit faded, v.2 bright spine, contents clean.. The most fascinating of Stein's popular publications, inclu ding chapters on his negotiations for the treasures in the walled-up library at Dunhuang. His personal record of arch- archeological & geographical explorations carried out in the the remote parts of Asia. * He traveled on foot over 10,000 miles from the valley of the Indo-Afghan border, across the snowy ranges of the Hindu Kush, up the cradle of the River Oxus, on the roof of the world, & down to the Tarim River basin, to the dreaded Taklamakan desert. A keen archaeological primary resource, plus the first discovery of Tun-Huang and the Caves of the 1000 Buddha's. A major resource for early Buddhist studies, and Central Asian exploration, the Silk Road, and that whole area. By and large, the most impressive resource on this hitherto unexplored area. The Holy Grail of early Buddhist images and Buddhism. * THE FIRST EDITION WAS LONDON 1912 IN 2 VOLUMES. It was bound in brown cloth with gold-staming, and top edges gilt, 17 x 24 cm. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Yakushi S331 * Stein 1862-1943 * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Theorie der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung.

      Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1912. Octavo (217 x 136 mm). Contemporary dark grey half cloth by Jarchow of Hamburg (with his ticket), brown calf label, marbled sides, speckled edges. Stamp on title page of the "Seminar für Nationalökonomie Hamburg" and another stating "Eingetragen in die Kataloge" [recorded in the catalogues], contemporary note reading "2/5/1914". Old library label on spine, a number of contemporary pencilled marginal annotations and underlinings (in German). A very good copy. First edition, scarce, of the first statement of what was to become known as the "Schumpeterian system". In this work Schumpeter "replaced Marx's greedy, bloodsucking capitalist by the dynamic innovating entrepreneur as the linchpin of the capitalist system, responsible not just for technical progress but the very existence of a positive rate of profit on capital. Distinguishing between 'inventions' and 'innovations', he stressed the fact that scientific and technical inventions amount to nothing unless they are adopted, which calls for as much daring and imagination as the original act of discovery by the scientist or engineer. Furthermore, the 'innovations' that count for economic progress consist of much more than the new machines that capture popular attention: they take the form of new products, new sources of supply, new forms of industrial and financial organisation just as much as of new methods of production. The entrepreneur is frequently also the capitalist; nevertheless, in principle there is a world of difference between doing things in a new way and providing the capital required to finance a new venture. The capitalist earns 'interest', but the entrepreneur earns 'profit' and without the dynamic change created by the entrepreneur, the rate of profit would soon fall to zero... His theory of the entrepreneur has ever since been the starting point for every subsequent discussion of entrepreneurship" (Blaug).

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        FRANKINCENSE AND MYRRH. [POEMS]

      

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited,, [c.1912]. From "The Little White Bird. Quarto. Original green cloth, gilt titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board. Frontispiece and 49 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards, line drawings throughout. Occasional spotting to pages, off setting to enpapers, light rubbing to corners. A very attractive copy. New edition; with the extra illustrations that first appeared in the 1912 second edition.

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        Die sieben Zwerge Sneewittchens. Text und Bilder von Bertold Löffler.

      Wien und Leipzig, Rosenbaum (1912).. Mit farb. lithogr. Titel und 8 farb. lithogr. Tafeln von Bertold Löffler. 18 Bll. Farbig illustr. OHLwd. 32 x 26,5 cm. Ries S. 694, 2; LKJ II, 388; Schug 548: "Das großzügig gestaltete Buch charakterisiert die Spätzeit der Wiener Stilkunst. Die Darstellung der 7 Zwerge ... ist in ihrer farbenprächtigen, zugleich klobigen wie verspielten Manier ganz deutlich von kunstgewerblichen Intentionen geprägt: Sie erinnert an keramische Figuren, die Löffler für die von ihm mit Michael Powolny 1905 gegründete Werkstätte "Wiener Keramik" entwarf". - Rücken fachmännisch und sehr passend erneuert. Etwas berieben. Ohne die fliegenden Vorsätze. Vortitel mit Eintrag "Weihnachten 1915 - Mimi Moser". Teils etwas fleckig.

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        Rhymes of the Firing Line

      New York: Desmond Fitzgerald, Inc.. 1912. First. First edition. fine in near very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears, and some overall modest soiling. Runyon's second book, a collection of poetry of Army life, very seldom found in jacket. .

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        LANDSCAPE GARDENING IN JAPAN.

      Tokio 1912, Maruzen. Green cloth, very good, gold stamped,. 2 vol. set, index, many illustrations 40 collotype photos by. K. Ogawa, tall folio 161+40p., photos, bibliography, plans,. 26.5 x 36.5 cm.,head/tail bit rubbed,2nd. rev & BEST EDITION. A MOST IMPORTANT ENGLISH MONOGRAPH ON LANDSCAPE GARDENS BINDING: The pictorial are gold-stamped with garden illustrations, the backs are blind-stamped as issued. Large size format. *** THE FRONTIS: This was a lovely print done with 80 color woodblocks., highlighted by gold and silver, colors superbly done by T. Tamura. * CONTENTS: Treatise on authentic Japanese garden design & construction. Covering in detail, the history, garden stones, lanterns, pagodas, water basins, garden enclosures, wells, bridges, arbors, ornamental water, garden vegetation & composition. The supplemental volume contains some forty photo collotypes of individual gardens in Japan, superbly photographed by the celebrated Japanese photographer, K. Ogawa. This work is a classic study on the construction and design of Japanese gardens, as well as a photographic essay of some of the best examples throughout Japan. A corner stone of Japanese garden books & teahouse gardens. Always R A R E in the complete two volume set. Volume 1 contains history, garden stones, lanterns, pagodas, water basins, enclosures, wells, bridges, arbors, water use, vegetation, garden composition. An excellent resource. * WHO WAS JOSIAH CONDER: Josiah Conder, the father of Japanese architecture of the many foreign architects invited to Japan in the last quarter of the 19th century, Conder was the man who made the biggest impact on the Japanese. A graduate of the Royal Institute of British Architects, where he was a pupil of William Burgess, Conder was awarded the institute's prestigious Soane Prize in 1876, recognition of his talent and potential. In 1877, aged 25, Conder arrived in Japan, where he served concurrently as professor of architecture at the Imperial College of Engineering, and as consultant to the Building and Repair Division of the Ministry of Public Works. He was to remain in Japan until his death in 1920, devoting his life to modernizing Japan's architectural technology. . Between 1878 and 1907, Conder designed over 50 major Western-style buildings in Tokyo. These included the Tokyo Imperial Museum in Ueno (1881), the largest brick building in Japan of its day, the Kaitakushi Bussan Urisabakijo [1881], a marketplace for selling produce from Hokkaido, and the Rokumeikan state reception hall (1883), a symbol of the Meiji government's Westernizing aspirations. Conder built in a variety of styles, ranging from Gothic to Renaissance to Tudor to Moorish, contributing to the progressive, eclectic appearance of Meiji period architecture while suggesting he was struggling to find a suitable idiom for Japan. For example, the Tokyo Imperial Museum showed Islamic Indian influence, the Kaitakushi building Victorian Gothic tendencies, and the Rokumeikan English Renaissance tastes. . For the Meiji administration, however, which sought a more mainstream European style, Conder's approach proved a little too wide-ranging, and in due course he set up his own firm, although he continued to advise the government. Conder went into private practice in 1888. His commissions included the first Mitsubishi building in the redbrick Marunouchi district of Tokyo [1894], a residence in Yushima for Hisaya Iwasaki [1896] and the Mitsui Club in Mita, used by the Mitsui family for entertaining [1913]. He paid full attention to interiors as well as exteriors, so that these residences were perfectly coordinated, and all his projects bore his distinctive touch. As the Imperial College of Engineering's chief instructor for the Engineering Science Department, Conder organized lessons and delivered lectures. His courses covered everything from ancient Egyptian through Indian to contemporary European architecture, and focused on construction techniques using wood, brick and stone. . Conder also gave demonstrations on site, such as at the Tokyo Imperial Museum, ensuring that he not only taught theory but also gave his students a solid practical training as well. . Many of Condor's pupils went on to become pillars of the Japanese architectural establishment. Among his first group of graduates were Tatsuno Kingo, who designed Tokyo Station, and Toukuma Katayama, responsible for the Akasaka Detached Palace [State Guest House]. * Condor was also a patron of Japanese arts and artists. His high watermark work on Japanese gardens stands today as the pinnacle and a classic on the subject. All of his several titles remain superb reference works on the subjects he loved and devoted his life to. The contribution from his Japanese wife was major. . He encouraged K. Ogawa a famous photographer even at that time to contribute the stunning photos for this book. Please inquire with us for other albums and individual photos by this photographer. *** THE EDITION: The 1912 revised 2 volume edition is the best of the two editions. *** CONDITION: Contents is remarkable clean, and with the tissue guards. The endpapers are quite clean and bright. *** This is a large and heavy set, apropriate packing, insurance and postage apply. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        THE SOUTH POLE

      - Amundsen, Roald. THE SOUTH POLE. John Murray, London, 1912 1st U.K. edition. 2 volume set, xxxv + 392; x + 449 pages. Complete with 3 folding maps, folding plan, 103 plates. Original maroon cloth, top edge gilt, usual fading to flags on spine but generally cloth bright and internally clean, a very nice set. Amundsen's account of his team's attainment of South Pole, December 1911. They had arrived 34 days before Scott, whose entire team perished on return. "Amundsen's modest account of his extraordinary South Pole exploit is a classic in the exploration literature" (Rosove). Decorative Boards, handsome set, slightly foxed. VG+. NZ$5,000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gurre-Lieder von Jens Peter Jacobsen (Deutsch von Robert Franz Arnold) für Soli, Chor und Orchester... Partitur. [Full score]

      Wien–Leipzig: Universal-Edition [without PN]. [October 1912]. Large folio. Full green textured cloth, original publisher's light green printed upper wrapper bound in. 1f. (title within decorative art nouveau border printed in sepia), [1]-179, [i] (blank) pp. Printed on coated paper. A facsimile of the autograph full score, including facsimile signature and date to last page: "Arnold Schönberg Zehlendorf 7. November 1911." With a catalogue of Gustav Mahler's works published by Universal to inner lower wrapper, "Y X. 1912" printed to foot. With previous owner's inscription to upper right corner of title: "Meinem lieben Lehrer Herr Paul [?Sigwarth] Weihnachten Moritz [?]Goldberg, München 1922." Page 107 (between parts 2 and 3) blank, as issued, except for pagination. Binding slightly worn and rubbed; wrappers slightly browned and stained, with some repairs. Small tear to lower blank margin of first page of music. . First Edition, first issue, one of only 500 copies printed. Rufer (Engl.) pp. 78-79. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 37-38. The piano-vocal score, prepared by Alban Berg, first appeared in 1913 (U.E. 3696). An engraved full score in large format, including a number of corrections, was published in 1920 (U.E. 6300). First performed in Vienna on February 23, 1913, with Franz Schreker conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Choir and the Wiener Konzertvereinsorches Fritz Soot (1878-1965) was a German tenor. After singing a minor part at the world premiere of Strauss's Elektra (1909), he emerged as a leading singer in the 1910s. He took major parts in operas then new, including Mephistopheles in Busoni's Doktor Faust and the Tambourmajor in Berg's Wozzeck. He performed Schoenberg as early as 1913 (Vossische Zeitung, Berlin, November 17, 1913), and was considered for the part of Waldemar at the world premiere of the Gurrelieder (Schoenberg's letter to Soot of November 18, 1913). It is not known whether he sang the part on a later occasion. Richard Kraus (1902-1978), a German conductor, spent his entire career in his native country; in 1927, he took his first appointment in Kassel. "In March 1900 Schoenberg began setting Jens Peter Jacobsen’s Gurre-Lieder as a song cycle for voice and piano, for entry in a competition... However, Schoenberg soon saw wider possibilities in the text... He therefore decided to connect the songs he had already composed (those in the first two parts of the finished work) with symphonic interludes and set the whole poem as a vast cantata employing several soloists and a huge chorus and orchestra. The work depicts the love of King Waldemar and Tove under the Tristanesque imminence of death, Waldemar’s blasphemous defiance of God after Tove’s death, the nightly ride at the head of a ghostly retinue to which the king’s restless spirit is subsequently condemned, and its dismissal by the summer wind at the approach of day. Schoenberg encompassed all this in a series of tableaux of extraordinary magnificence." O. W. Neighbour in Grove online The Danish poet Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847-1885) wrote his Gurresange in 1871. The German translation is by Robert Franz Arnold (1872-1938).

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        Special Price List of Instructive Mechanical, Optical and Electrical Toys

      1912 - This is an original edition, published in 1912, [ not a later facsimile ]. Book measures 11 1/2 x 9 inches. 345 pages, xviiipp index, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with white title lettering. Cloth light rubbed, minor bump marks, some minor wear or abrasion marks. Generally binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, errata pasted to margin of title page, one page of index has a short closed tear. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy. Size: Quarto

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        Il Bacio - Lionello Balestrieri.

      Op het water - de kusEts met aquatint gedrukt in kleur, van de hand van Lionello Balestrieri. Vervaardigd ca. 1912. Met potlood genummerd "65"'en gesigneerd "L Balestrieri"'. Afm 44 x 64 cm.Lionello Balestrieri (1872-1958) was van eenvoudige komaf. Hij genoot z"n opleiding aan het Istituto di Belle Arti in Rome en Napels en werd onderwezen door Domenico Morelli en Gioacchino Toma. In 1897 verhuisde hij naar Parijs waar hij in eerste instantie hij z"n brood verdiende als illustrator.Op de Wereldtentoonstelling van 1900 won Balestrieri een gouden medaille en werd benoemd tot voorzitter van de Vereniging van Italiaanse kunstenaars in Parijs.In 1911 ging hij naar Bretagne, waar hij in contact kwam met werk van de postimpressionistische Pont-Aven kunstenaars (waaronder Gaugin), die hem sterk beïnvloedden. Zijn palet wordt lichter van kleur en hij wordt aangetrokken door de overheersende stijl van deze periode, de Art Nouveau. In die tijd moet ook deze Il Bacio tot stand zijn gekomen.Na de eerste wereldoorlog volgden Balestrieri thema"s het Futurisme en nam hij in 1926 met die stroming deel aan de Biënnale van Venetië.Prijs: € 1.350,- (incl. lijst).

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        Konvolut 30 Bände: Neugriechische Märchen. Russische Volksmärchen. Türkische Märchen. Märchen aus dem Donaulande. Lettisch - litausche Märchen. Altägyptische Märchen. Deutsche Märchen seit Grimm. Indianermärchen aus Südamerika. Indianermärchen aus Nordamerika. Märchen aus dem Balkan. Chinesische Volksmärchen. Finnische und estnische Volksmärchen. Isländische Volksmärchen. Irische Volksmärchen. Buddhistische Märchen aus dem alten Indien. Zigeunermärchen. Märchen aus Turkestan und Tibet. Französische Märchen 2 Bde. Italienische Märchen. Südsee - Märchen. Kaukasische Märchen. Nordische Volksmärchen 2 Bde. Musäus Volksmärchen 2 Bde. Grimms Kinder- und Hausmärchen 2 Bde. Plattdeutsche Volksmärchen. Afrikanische Märchen. Buchausstattung von F. H.

      Diederichs,, Jena, 1912 - 1. Aufl. Jena, Diederichs, 1912 - 1929. 8°. Illustriert mit Holzschnitten und Bildtafeln, geschmückten Initialen. OPpbde. mit gemusterten Einbandbezügen und Farbschnitt. in gutem Zustand. (s. Foto). Sprache: de OPpbde. mit gemusterten Einbandbezügen und Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Republic of Mexico in 1876

      1912. CUBAS, Antonio Garcia. The Republic of Mexico in 1876. Translated by George E. Henderson. 130, [12] pp. Illustrated with 8 chromolithographic plates, finished by hand, a double-page map of Mexico, and 8 pages containing scores of popular music. 8vo., bound in nineteenth-century marbled boards, rebacked in modern blue morocco. Mexico: "La Enseñanza" Printing Office, 1876. |~||~||~||~||~||~| This book focuses on the politics, population, history and ethnography of Mexico. Written by Cubas (1832-1912), a Mexican scientist who published many works on topics as varied as topographical drawing, history, archaelogy, and geography. The color plates illustrate various costumes and ethnographic families of Mexico and represent early Mexican lithography. Also included in the text are a number of tables, showing, for example, imports/exports and branches of education. Light foxing to text and map, covers rubbed. Palau 65704.

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        Weltreise. 2 Bände.

      Bibliograph. Institut, Leipzig und Wien, 1912 - 2. Aufl. Leipzig und Wien, Bibliograph. Institut 1912. XII, 436 S.; VIII, 212 S. Mit zus. 32 Karten, 55 Plänen und 2 Tafeln. OLn. in Orig.-Schuber (dieser gering fleckig). (Meyers Reisebücher).- Hauenstein H 481 und H 482.- 1. Teil: Indien, China und Japan. 2. Teil: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika.- Ein Blatt gering geknittert u. mit kl. hinterlegten Randeinriss, sonst sehr gut erhalten.- Recht selten. Sprache: deu [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, FRONTIER CIRCLE, FOR 1911-1

      Prshwar 1912, Government Printers. Cloth spine over paper. covered boards, 16pp + xxxviii appendices, foolscap, 2 fold. out plans & 4 b.w. photos, some curve to boards,minor corner. & spine wear, contents very clean sharp,signed by Stein.RARE. AUREL M. STEIN'S SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY From the collection of the Indian Institute at the University of Leipzig with a presentation label in German SIGNED presentation by Aurel Stein neatly pasted to first free fly leaf stating: "Mit Freundlliechstem Grusse von Aurel Stein." * CONTENTS: Part I: General Remarks: Introduction, touring, conservation, exploration, epigraphy, museum, photographs and drawings, establishment, programme for 1911-12 Appendix I: tour statement. II> List of photographs take and drawings prepared during the year 1911-12. III. Statement of expenditure for 1911-12. List of public libraries, etc, to which the Reports of the Archaeological Survey are supplied. ** Part II: Excavations at Shahji-ki-Dheri, conservation at Takht-i-Bahi, excavations about Palai, Kafirkot near Bilot, excavations at Sahiri-Bahol, remains of mounds C and D, Shari-Bahol, other ruined shrines at Shri-Bahol. * Illustrations: Plan 1. Plan of the main monastery, Takht-i-Bahi. II. Site plan of Sahri-Bahlol. Fig. 1. Temples B & C, Kafirkot, Bilot Fig. 2. Relievo frieze of Stupa base, T. XX, Takht-i-Bahi. Fig. 3. Mound d, Sahri-Bahlol, after excavation. Fig. 4. Vihara area, Mound H, Sahri-Bahlol after excavation. * CONDITION: The boards have a slight and natural curl, their is some old soil to the covers, ends are rubbed, as is the spine head/tail, the contents are sound and clean. There are a few small old stamps from a previous owner ? Dr. Johannes Hertel, and "Indisches Institute Leipzig" otherwise clean. *** A VERY RARE ITEM: Any signed Stein items are rare, he seldom signed books during his career. This report is obscure and quite scarce. ***** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Nature's Harmonic Unity ****** The rare first edition on aesthetics and mathematics and symmetry in Nature, greatly enriched with two original Samuel Colman drawings. The framed, mixed media color drawings with captions and measurements illustrate aspects of proportion and symmetry that are closely related to the text and illustrations in the book. ******

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, first edition, finely printed from type by the Knickerbocker Press, New York 1912 - PROVENANCE: The two drawings, 1) "Congealed Vapor, or Snowflakes. Illustrating the Power of the Dodecahedron over Beauty." and 2) "A Design for a Church Window on the Angles of the Egyptian Triangle of 51 Degrees 30" and 58 Degrees." are unsigned and undated, likely executed ca. 1910. They come from the estate of Caroline Lexow Babcock [1882-1980], the distinguished women's rights and peace advocate who owned several Samuel Colman drawings. ARTWORKS CONDITION: Drawing I: Fine / Drawing II: Near Fine, scattered light margin spots. / Gilt Frames: Fine. BOOK CONDITION: Owner Markings: top of title page, owner name with 1920 acquisition date in pen & ink. / Pages: bright and clean; some with top corner bends. / Boards: sun-faded, more to spine; light tip wear. / Gilt: Bright / Binding: Excellent. PAGINATION: Complete; 341 pages, text with footnotes, appendix with notes by C. Arthur Coan (pp. 281-323), and index; profusely illustrated with 302 captioned, b/w 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 with title stamped in gold leaf, decorated with a beautiful floral design in gold leaf after Colman on the upper side. SIZE: 242 x 204 mm. DRAWING I, CONGEALED VAPOR, OR SNOWFLAKES: A pen & graphite drawing of snow crystals, five captioned examples done in three colors (light blue, gold-brown and black) on a mounted sheet with underlying geometric figures, measurements around peripheries, title in pen & ink below drawing, 4 lines of explanation in pencil at foot, with a cross-out in pen & ink, angle replaced with form. Size: Mounted Sheet (To Mat Margins): 163 x 143 mm (7.44 x 5 inches) / Mat Margins (To Frame): 49 mm / Frame: 303 x 271 mm. Drawing not 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: A watercolor, ink, and graphite drawing of a stained glass church window with arch done in seven colors (blue, green, purple, yellow, black, gray and brown) on a mounted sheet with underlying geometric figures + an additional mount for apex of the arch, measurements in margins, penned label below drawing, title in pen & ink at foot. Size: Mounted Sheet (To Mat Margins) + Apex of Arch: 212 x 148 mm (8.35 x 5.83 inches) / Mat Margins (To Frame): 57 mm / Frame: 382 x 308 mm / Drawing not reproduced in the book. For related examples, see the extensive illustrated text on Egyptian triangles, Chapter IV, pp. 45-51 and plate 213, "Baptistry at Siena". PICTURE FRAMES: are identical with raised black line moulding and gilt inner and outer edges. SAMUEL COLMAN [1832-1920]: painted two of the iconic paintings of the Hudson River School and with his friend, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and with DeForest and 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. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by 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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