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        The Prince and Betty

      Mills and Boon 1912 - One of the rarer titles .Very few collectible copies have turned up in the last 20 years .The Heinemann copy which was sold in 1998 is now being offered by Neil Pearson Rare Books and would be one of them and the late Charles Gould became the proud owner in 1999 of the Pacific Auctions copy inscribed to Wodehouses parents . The listing states spine lean and water staining to the cloth.There is a catalogue. I think this copy which is fine and could be graded as Mint is probably the best copy there is , mainly as a result of being held in the same family for at least 80 years and may go back further but they have no record There was a Mrs Byrom in both the US and the UK. Wodehouse was travelling regularly between the two, countries that is, but being the UK first I think it likely that the inscriptee was probably the latter .This copy has the catalogue at the back ,and the inscription is dated July 1912 , a wonderful item. Its hard to say whether the catalogue indicates a first issue but Mcilvaine would have been guided by the Heinemann copy which may not have had one .It could be that there were only so many catalogues and when they ran out the remainder were bound without it ,who knows . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Wandlungen und Symbole der Libido: Beitrage zur Entwicklungeschichte des Denkens (Psychology of the Unconscious)

      Leipzig and Vienna: Franz Deuticke, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition. (Garrison/ Morton 4985.2.) 422pp. Recent black leather with gilt spine lettering, original front wrap mounted on front board, back panel creased and laid in at rear. In German. Near Fine with a few easily-erasable pencil underlines and marginal notes, a few light corner creases. The first appearance in book form of an important early work by Jung, which occasioned a break in his friendship with Freud. It was translated into English four years later as Psychology of the Unconscious.

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE BIRDS OF THE HUDDERSFIELD DISTRICT

      Huddersfield: Issued privately to subscribers only , 1912. nd. [1912-15]; Pp. [12], 103, [3]; portrait frontispiece plate of James Reid Mosley; 39 coloured plates [ "crayon-watercolour plates, a new hand-process"], 37 distribution maps coloured in pink. Original quarter red leather with red cloth boards; original leather worn and marked, but now expertly rebacked retaining as much of the original fabric as possible; very good and strong. Contents clean and tight with light reading wear, original red marbled end papers; the distribution map of the starling is missing but a duplicate of the Greenfinch erroneously bound in its place; the first plate of the rook with a small ink line and spot; a couple of old stains to the gutter edge of the frontispiece where previously repaired with tape, very short fore-edge tear to the same repaired with japanese tissue, a split to the lower gutter-edge of the title page also inconspicuously repaired, short tear to the lower margin of p. 42; presentation inscription dated 1923 to the verso of the front free end paper. A good to very good copy of this extremely rare and fabled regional ornithological guide. [Bibliographical note: the publication of this work, like all Mosley's works, was very much a private affair with a 'handmade' feel, each copy varying a little, nevertheless Mosley was breaking new ground - The Birds of The Huddersfield Area is believed to be the first book on the birds of a local area to include distribution maps. It is a very rare work and only a handfull of copies have been offered at auction over the last 50 years; no copy in the Fattorini collection.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus. 8vo (14 x 23cm).

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        Sonnets and Ballate of Guido Cavalcanti. With translations of them and an Introduction.

      London: Stephen Swift and Co., Ltd., 1912 - Octavo. Original streaky grey cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, edges untrimmed. Faint toning to spine, very slight rubbing to the corners, toning to endpapers and some mild spotting to early leaves, but an excellent fresh copy. 32 pp publisher's advertisements at the rear. First UK edition, with the contemporary ownership inscription of Aida Borchgrevinck in red ink to the half-title. Aida Borchgrevink (née Ada Starr) was a Bloomsbury figure, a friend of E. M. Forster and R. C. Trevelyan, described by John Furness as "an ebullient, romantic woman" who "sang Wagner at the top of her voice while she drove". The UK edition was published about a week after the US edition by Small, Maynard & Co. in Boston, with some revisions to Pound's introduction and the translations. Pound's Cavalcanti is published with Italian and English printed in facing text throughout. The UK edition is scarce, since a large portion of the print run was destroyed by a fire at the binders. This is a lovely copy with a charming association. Gallup B4b. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Über das Geistige in der Kunst. Insbesondere in der Malerei.

      - München, Piper, 1912, Gr.-8°, 6 Blatt, 125 S., 2 Blattt, mit 8 Tafeln und 3 Tabellen sowie 11 (inklusive Titelillustration) Original-Holzschnitten von Kandinsky, Original-Kartoneinband mit Deckelillustration in späterem Pappeinband mit aufgezogenem Original-Rückentitel. (Seiten teils mit kleinen Randläsuren und etwas bestoßen, Seitenränder teils etwas angestaubt) * Dritte Auflage im Umschlag der 2. Auflage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Satanist

      Hutchinson & Co, 1912. Hardcover. Good. 1912. Fourth Edition. 460 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Appears to be ex-library with remains of inserts and stamps to paste-downs. Pages remain reasonably bright with light cracking to hinges causing boards to be limp. Light foxing to text block edge and staining to the endpapers, noticeable thumbing to numerous pages. Text block corners curled. Binding is firm with heavy corner bumping and scuffing, and light ring and water staining to the bright boards. Spine is darkened with light shelf wear and soiling.

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        UNA PARTITA A SCACCHI LEGGENDA IN VERSI IN UN ATTO

      ORESTE GARRONI, 1912. ITALIANO 0,45 Fioritura alla copertina ed alla quarta. Lievi usure agli angoli e piccolo strappo al taglio di testa della copertina. Pagine ingiallite dal tempo con qualche macchia di umidità. Timbro editoriale all'interno della copertina. Prefazione di Augusto Castaldo, numero 2 della collana. USATO

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        TWO ORIGINAL GILT DRAWINGS FROM ELFIN SONG: A BOOK OF VERSE AND PICTURES BY FLORENCE HARRISON

      Blackie & Son Ltd., London; Glasgow; Bombay 1912 - (Harrison, Florence) illustrator. TWO ORIGINAL GILT DRAWINGS FROM ELFIN SONG: A BOOK OF VERSE AND PICTURES BY FLORENCE HARRISON. London; Glasgow; Bombay: Blackie & Son Ltd., 1912. 5-3/4" x 8-1/8"; 1-5/16" x 10-3/8" on two separate sheets of art paper measuring 8-7/8" x 11-1/2" each. The drawings were used as the cover and backstrip decoration, respectively, for both the book and the book's dust wrapper; with printer's instruction and areas of discoloration not effecting images. The condition of the drawings is FINE. WONDERFUL and UNIQUE

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        Feeding Experiments Illustrating the Importance of Accessory Factors in Normal Dietaries.

      Cambridge University Press, London 1912 - In: Journal of Physiology, Vol. XLIV, Nos. 5 and 6, pp. 425-460. London: Cambridge University Press, 1912. 8vo (229 x 162 mm). Entire volume, 513, [25] pp. Bound in early 20th century beige library cloth, spine titled in black. Text generally clean with little yellowing, a few early leaves somewhat wrinkled (but unstained). Hopkin's paper with chipping of a few mm of upper corner well outside text area. Provenance: Springfield College, Babson Library (bookplate to front pastedown). Very good copy in the rare entire volume. ---- PMM 404; Garrison Morton 1048. FIRST EDITION of Hopkins' landmark paper. Hopkins was already convinced that certain 'accesory factors' were essential to the health and growth of animals, and on returning to work he discovered that rats who declined and died on what appeared adequate feeding throve when small quantities of milk were added to their diet. In 1912, in the paper cited, he made the pronouncement upon which all subsequent vitamin research is based: that 'accessory factors' are essential to nutrition. Entire journal volumes are rarely seen on the market. We can trace only one copy sold at auction in the past 20 years (Sotheby's sale N07732, 2001, lot 92, sold USD 10,200). - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die erste Internationale Jagd-Ausstellung, Wien 1910 : ein monumentales Gedenkbuch. 2 Bände in 1 Band

      Eilhelm Frick Verlag, Wien u. a. 1912 - original Leinenband mit reicher Goldprägung, im original Schuber, gr.-4°, 120 und 227 Seiten komplett mit 41 Tafeln, Buchschmuck und Einbandzeichnung von von Remigius Geyling(1878-1974) Zustand: sehr gut de 5000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORESTE TRAGEDIA IN CINQUE ATTI

      ORESTE GARRONI, ROMA 1912 - BIBLIOTECA TEATRALE ECONOMICA ITALIANO N.3 della collana, con prefazione, pagine con bruniture del tempo, fioriture sparse e gore, bordi non allineati e non rifilati, legatura lenta, brossura editoriale con fioritura, firma appartenenza, strappetti ai bordi, nastro adesivo al dorsetto

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        Big-Game Shooting in Upper Burma

      New York, 1912. Paperback. UsedGood. Big-Game Shooting in Upper Burma Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited,, [1912]. From "The Little White Bird". Quarto. Original green cloth, gilt titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover. Frontispiece and 49 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards, line drawings throughout. Spine slightly faded and lightly bumped at ends, very slight foxing to initial few leaves. An excellent copy. Second edition of Rackham's illustrated Peter Pan, first published in 1906, with an entirely new setting of type, a new coloured frontispiece, and seven full-page black and white drawings not in the earlier edition. The plates are distributed throughout, not gathered at the end as in the 1906 edition.

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        The New Book of the Dog. A Comprehensive Natural History of British Dogs and their Foreign Relatives, with Chapters on Law, Breeding, Kennel Management, and Veterinary Treatment

      London, Cassell and Company, 1912. Large quarto, xvi, 624 pages with numerous illustrations ('photographic portraits of famous dogs') plus 21 full-page colour plates. Light brown gilt-pictorial cloth printed in dark brown, all edges gilt; covers slightly flecked, marked and rubbed, with the spine lightly sunned; replacement endpapers; an excellent copy of a handsome publication.

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        Illustrierte Reiseerzählungen, Band 26, 27, 28, 29 / Im Reiche des silbernen Löwen, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, (Band 1 - 4) / 1. Auflage (erste Auflage)

      Friedrich Ernst - Fehsenfeld, 1912. erstes bis viertes Tausend / 1. - 4. Tausend / 1. Auflage / erste Auflage 550 + 540 + 615 S. Leinen Einbände berieben u. bestaubt u. fleckig, Buchrücken rissig, Kanten berieben, Bindung gelockert, einig. S. fleckig u. bestaubt, schiefgelesen / 4. Band: erstes Bild gelockert, 3. Band, Bindung am Titelbild gebrochen, erste S (Vorsatz, 1. Titelblatt u. 1. Bild) gelockert / 1. Band : am Vorsatz Bindung gelockert G1043 Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Palestine and Syria with Routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia and the Island of Cyprus. With 21 Maps, 56 Plans, and a Panorama of Jerusalem.

      Leipzig, Baedeker. 1912 - CIV + 462 S. OLwd. 5. remodelled and augmented Edition. In engl. Sprache. Mit allen Karten und Plänen. Hinrichsen E 258. - Sehr schönes Expl. V. etw. wasserrandig, geringfügig berieben. - Endpapers with a slight discolored edge, a little rubbed, overall a very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed discussing two of his plays, with illustration, on printed address stationery, Devon, Nov. 22, 1960. Unpublished in the "Letters of Sean O'Casey."

      O'Casey refers to two of his little known plays, actors, the Abbey Theater and Lady Gregory. He writes to Lewis Funke, Esq. (1912-1992), drama editor, "The New York Times." O'Casey makes it clear at the outset and end of the letter that he is ill by drawing a sketch of himself lying on his back under a blanket, his feet sticking out, a pointed object hanging over his mouth. He writes under the self-portrait sketch, "And so to bed again," a fitting reference to the Diary of Samuel Pepys. The letter reads: "Dear Lewis, Writing this from the De Profundis of a bed - a damned "Communistic" virus infiltrated into me body politick, and laid me low. 'Cooing of Doves' - at the time of its rejection, I told Gabriel Fallon, then a friend of mine and an Abbey [Abbey Theater] actor at the time, now a Director of the Abbey; and Barry Fitzgerald, another friend then & who is so still. Lady Gregory alone of the others remembered, and, when I went to Coole Park, she mentioned how happily the "Cooing of Doves" became welded into the heart of another play. It went in with but a few minor changes , but what puzzled me was why "Kathleen Listens In" [a lost early play of O'Casey] was preferred to it in the first instance; for then puzzlement was the one way of solving it, for I know very little then about Theater or anything else. I'm glad Phyllis was there to hear what I said about her. Next time she's with you, give her a kiss form me - a real affectionate one. My love to Mrs. Funke....as ever Sean....". Lewis Bernard Funke was a freelance writer, born in the Bronx in 1912. He worked for "The New York Times" as a sports writer from 1928-1944 when he became drama editor and assistant drama critic. He continued to work for The Times until 1973 as Drama critic and editor. The next seven years were spent as visiting professor School Theater, Florida State University, Tallahassee. During this same period and further to 1986, he was a public relations consultant for the Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center. Sean O'Casey and Lewis Funke had a correspondence that lasted at least from 1955 through 1961. Sean O'Casey's first plays were performed at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin where he was born. In about 1926, due to his "penchant for argument," he was cast out of the Abbey and cast himself out of Ireland. In 1923 he submitted a play, "Cooing of Doves," to the Abbey and William Butler Yeats rejected it.  It was later incorporated into "The Plough and The Stars," but it was never performed as a one-act play and was lost for 80 years, not coming to light again until 2005. Another one of O'Casey's lost plays was a one-act play entitled "Kathleen Listens In." Robert Caswell, a student at Trinity College, Dublin, found the lost manuscript in 1958. A letter from Robert H. Hethmon, assistant professor at University of Wisconsin, dated December 22, 1960, mentions the publication of "Kathleen Listens In" in "The Tulane Drama Review." Documentation in O'Casey's Papers at the National Library of Ireland notes that sometime in the second half of 1960, O'Casey met with Gabriel Fallon, the actor who proposed a book of O'Casey's early works, a book to be edited by Robert Hogan. It was published, in 1962, as "Feathers From the Green Crow: Sean O'Casey 1905-1925." The note in the Papers also comments on "Kathleen Listens In" as being "held by Fallon." The Abbey Theatre in Dublin was co-founded by the Irish dramatist, Lady Augusta Gregory and William Butler Yeats. Lady Gregory was a Director of the Abbey Theatre. She lived in Coole Park, County Galway where she entertained the likes of Yeats and George Bernard Shaw.   Gabriel Fallon was an actor and friend of O'Casey's, even in 1960 based on evidence in The Papers. He also reviewed plays for the Evening Press in Dublin at this time.   Barry Fitzgerald, born Will Shields, was also an actor. He, and his brother, Arthur Shields, were in the 1937 John Ford film of O'Casey's "The Plough and the Stars." O'Casey ends the letter on a personal note, referring to Funke's daughter, Phyllis, who, at the time of this letter was probably in high school as in 1964 she was enrolled at Columbia University, and also referring to Funke's wife.

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        The House of the Vampire.

      New York: Moffat, Yard & Company. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The Author's own copy.. New York, Moffat, Yard & Company, 1912. 13 cm x 19,5 cm. 190 pages. Original cloth hardcover in a protective dustjacket in mylar. Gilted title and author's name impressed on the spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The Author's own copy. George Sylvester Viereck (December 31, 1884 – March 18, 1962) was a German-American poet and writer. In 1923, Viereck published a popular-science book entitled Rejuvenation: How Steinach Makes People Young, which drew the attention of Sigmund Freud, who wrote Viereck asking if he would write a similar book about psychoanalysis. Viereck traveled to Vienna to interview Freud, and then went to Munich to interview Adolf Hitler. During the mid-1920s, Viereck went on several additional tours of Europe, interviewing Marshal Foch, Georges Clemenceau, George Bernard Shaw, Oswald Spengler, Benito Mussolini, Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians, Henry Ford, Albert Moll, Magnus Hirschfeld, and Albert Einstein.Viereck became close friends with Nikola Tesla. Tesla occasionally attended dinner parties held by Viereck and his wife. He dedicated his poem "Fragments of Olympian Gossip" to Viereck, a work in which Tesla ridiculed the scientific establishment of the day. Viereck also published a vampire novel, The House of the Vampire (1907), which is one of the first psychic vampire stories where a vampire feeds off more than just blood. (Wikipedia)

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        Les Erinnyes, Tragédie antique. Illustration de Kupka. Mit 25 Radierungen, davon drei auf ungezählten Blättern und 22 jeweils über den Kapitelanfängen, acht dreifarbige Holzschnittillustrationen zu den Textschlüssen von E. Gaspe, sowie zwei...

      ...Zwischentitel in grün und schwarz, jeweils goldgehöht. - (Gelenke minimal berieben, leichte Verfärbungen im Leder, sonst makellos. Ein äußerst dekorativer Meistereinband) Handgefertigter ziegelroter Maroquinband der Zeit (284 x 198 x 21 mm) mit fünf erhabenen Bünden auf dem Rücken, auf den Feldern reiche Vergoldung, Titel auf zweitem, unten Ort und Jahr. Auf den Deckeln breite goldgeprägte Randrahmen aus Linien und Ornamenten, Stehkantenvergoldung aus zwei feinen Linien, Innenkantenvergoldung aus breiten Linien, Spiegel mit blauviolettem Maroquin bezogen, fliegende Vorsätze mit farblich entsprechender Seide, zweite Vorsätze aus Flammen-Marmorpapier. Kopfgoldschnitt, vorn und unten Goldschnitt auf dem fast unbeschnittenen Blättern. Signiert auf dem vorderen Ledereinschlag unten: Noulhac 1912. Angepaßter, außen mit bräunlichem Rieselpapier bezogener und innen mit dunkelbraunem Leder ausgekleideter Schuber mit Lederkanten (292 x 200 x 28 mm). Cf. Fléty 136-137 & Duncan/De Bartha 195."Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle (eigentlich Charles Marie Leconte geb. 22. Oktober 1818 in Saint-Paul, Réunion gest. 18. Juli 1894 in Voisins / Louveciennes) war ein französischer Schriftsteller. (...) Obwohl seine Gedichte viele Jahrzehnte zur obligatorischen Schullektüre gehörten, ist Leconte de Lisle heute kaum mehr bekannt. Für deutsche Leser von speziellem Interesse ist sein Gedicht Le Rêve du jaguar (deutsch 'Der Traum des Jaguars'), das Rainer Maria Rilke zu seinem Panther inspiriert haben könnte." (Wikipedia).Henri Noulhac (1866-1931), "un relieur consciencieux cherchant toujours à se perfectionner" (Fléty) aus Châteauroux, wo er auch lernte, zog 1890 nach Paris, wo er sich 1894 mit einer eigenen Werkstatt selbständig machte er spezialisierte sich auf Einbände "à la janséniste", wandte sich gegen 1900 bei seiner Deckelvergoldung fleuralen Motiven zu, ließ auch Spezialisten wie Giraldon und Chadel für sich entwerfen, und arbeitete ab 1914 beim Gestalten seiner Einbände mit seiner Tochter, die bei Adolphe Giraldon studiert hatte, zusammen. Zu seinen Schülern gehören Rose Adler und Madeleine Gras. Eins von nur 190 numerierten Exemplaren auf "papier Perrigot-Masure d'Arches", gedruckt von Charles Hérissey et Fils d'Evreux pour le compte de A. Romagnol, mit einem Zustand der Aquatinta-Radierungen, diese gedruckt von A. Porcabeuf Gesamtauflage 300 Exemplare. Dies Exemplar getrüffelt mit einem handschriftlichen, eigenhändig signierten Brief des Verfassers an einen Journalisten des "Soleil du Midi", datiert 1888.Frantisek Kupka (1871-1957) aus Opocno in Ostböhmen studierte ab 1887 an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste zu Prag und der Akademie der bildenden Künste zu Wien, wo er Schüler des Malers und Sozialreformers Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach und von August Eisenmenger wurde und sich, beeinflußt von Theosophie und asiatischer Philosophie symbolischen wie allegorischen Motiven zuwandte. Sein Frühwerk ist dem Jugendstil verpflichtet, 1894 stellt er im Wiener Kunstverein aus, schließt sich im selben Jahr in Paris den Neoimpressionisten an, und nimmt mit Mucha an der Weltausstellung 1900 teil. 1906 ließ er sich in Puteaux, eine Vorort von Paris, nieder. Kupka wurde vom ersten Futuristischen Manifest, das Le Figaro 1909 veröffentlichte, beeindruckt. Ab 1911 trifft er sich mit der Puteaux-Gruppe und wendet sich der Abstraktion zu, sein Werk wird zunehmend abstrakter und reflektiert seine Thesen zu Bewegung, Farbe und den Beziehungen zwischen Musik und Malerei. Um 1910 begann er, indem er Formen von Sir Isaac Newton und Hermann von Helmholtz aufgriff, eigene Farbkreise zu entwickeln. In den Jahren 1918-1920 lehrt Kupka als Professor an der Kunstakademie zu Prag. Zwischen 1931 und 1934 Mitglied bei "Abstraction-Création". Seine Wiederentdeckung begann bereits 1958, ein Jahr nach seinem Tod, mit einer Werkausstellung im Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris. Zu seinen bedeutendsten Buchillustrationen gehören jene zu Lysistrata von Aristophanes, Prometheus von Aeschylus und Les Erinnyes von Leconte de Lisle. Cf. Thieme/Becker XXII,127-128 & Vollmer III,141. - Grand in-octavo. [4 blanches], 89, [3 blanches] pages. 25 compositions à l'eau-forte dont trois hors-texte et 22 en-tete de chapitre, huit culs-de-lampe graves sur bois en trois tons par E. Gaspe, deux compositions en vert et noir avec rehauts dores pour les pages de titre des premiere et deuxieme parties. Texte entouré d'un cadre décoratif or. Les compositions et gravures ont été imprimées en taille douce par A. Porcabeuf. Tirage à 300 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci un des 190 exemplaires sur papier Perrigot-Masure d'Arches, avec un seul état des planches, truffé avec une lette autographe signée de l'auteur à un journaliste, 173 x 111 mm, une page. Paris, 23 mai [18]88. Remerciement pour votre très aimable article du Soleil du Midi . (...) votre confrère, Leconte de Lisle . Le Soleil du Midi est un journal quotidien de Marseille fondé en 1885. Les compositions ont été imprimées en taille-douce par A. Porcabeuf sur papier Perrigot-Masure d'Arches.Plein maroquin grenat doublé de maroquin violine, sous étui, bordé. Dos à cinq nerfs réhaussés d'un filet doré. Fers dorés entourés de filets dorés, date et lieu d'édition en queue. Entièrement non rogné, toutes tranches dorées. Double filet doré sur les coupes. Doubles filets, gras et maigres, et fers à palmettes encadrant les plats. Contreplat de maroquin violine entouré de filets dorés et bordé de maroquin rouge, garde de soie moirée violine, feuillets liminaires de papier flambé. Couvertures et dos conservés. Signée Noulhac 1912. - Carteret IV,235: "Belle publication cotée" - Mahé, Bibliographie des livres de Luxe II,626 - Monod 7004 - Thieme/Becker XXII,128 - Vollmer III,141. Cf. Hoe IV,1944. / Noulhac, Henri (Binder) - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        DER IDISHER FARMER [COMPLETE, VOL. 5, 1-12]

      New York: The Jewish Agricultural And Industrial Aid Society(1912). First edition. Period Boards. 306 pages. 31 cm. In Yiddish and English. Title translates to "The Yiddish Farmer. " Whereas earlier agriculture societies sought to resettle groups of new immigrants in farming colonies, generally preferred to support Jewish famers on an individual basis. In its early years. The Jewish Agricultural and Industrial Aid Society, incorporated in 1900. Focused its efforts on procuring land for prospective [Jewish] farmers and on helping them manage financially. After a few years it widened its mission and began to engage in education. In 1908 the Society founded The Jewish Farmer, for many years the only agricultural magazine in the world published in Yiddish. The monthly contained articles on scientific farming and advertisements for services and good needed by farmers. In its early years an English page was added for the children of immigrant farmers" (Kinsberg, "People of Faith" JTS, 2003) . SUBJECTS: Jewish farmers -- Periodicals. Jews -- Agriculture -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 20 libraries with holdings, but most of these are partial, often only fragmentary. A different single volume of 12 issues sold at auction in 2015 for over $7000 with commission. Ex-library with markings only on boards. Binding repaired. Boards are slightly warped. Light water stains on some pages. Overall Good Condition throughout. (YID-27-30)

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        Sydpolen Den Norske Sydpolsfaerd med Fram 910-1912

      Kristiania: Jacob Dybwads Forlag, 1912. Two volumes, octavo; many photographic illustrations, eight maps at the end (three folding and one double-page); original pictorial cloth, in very fine condition. First edition in the original Norwegian; very scarce. a superb copy, with the pictorial bindings in especially bright condition. This is the commander's narrative of this most important expedition, the first attainment of the South Pole in competition with Scott. Originally intending a North Polar expedition in the Fram, borrowed from Fridtjof Nansen, Amundsen changed plans at the last minute and set out to be the first to reach the Pole. Nonetheless, the expedition was well organised, and was favoured by the weather, which enabled the Amundsen party to cover 1860 miles in just 99 days. Racing against Scott's party, Amundsen and his party reached the Pole in December 1911, some 34 days before Scott. "Amundsen's modest account of his extraordinary South Pole exploit is a classic in the exploration literature" (Rosove).This was the only substantial contemporary account of the expedition (the one other first-hand account was published in English in 1936 by Helmer Hanssen). Provenance: Private collection (Australia) In virtually mint condition in original pictorial bindings.

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        Modern Analysis of the Chess Openings

      Amsterdam: J R Vrolijk, 1912 82 pages with frontispiece, plates and diagrams. Octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's grey cloth with grey lettering to spine. Inscribed by the author dated 1913. (Betts: 14-7) First edition.The author commences with some general remarks on the openings and goes on the analyse some of his favorite lines in answer to 1. P-K4. The basic defense recommended is the Petroff, with additional analysis of the lines by which white avoids the Petroff (Three Knights' Game, Max Lange and others). Includes a few illustrative games played by Marshall.Marshall was born in New York City, and lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from age 8 to 19. He began playing chess at the age of 10, and by 1890 (aged 13) was one of the leading players in Montreal. He won the 1904 Cambridge Springs International Chess Congress (scoring 13/15, ahead of World Champion Emanuel Lasker) and the U.S. congress in 1904, but did not get the national title because the U.S. champion at that time, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, did not compete. In 1906 Pillsbury died and Marshall again refused the championship title until he won it in competition in 1909. In 1907 he played a match against World Champion Emanuel Lasker for the title and lost eight games, winning none and drawing seven. They played their match in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Chicago, and Memphis from January 26 to April 8, 1907. In 1909 he agreed to play a match with then young Cuban chess player José Capablanca, and to most people's surprise, lost eight games, drew fourteen, and won only one. After this defeat Marshall did not resent Capablanca; instead, he realized the young man had immense talent and deserved recognition. The American champion worked hard to ensure Capablanca had the chance to play at the highest levels of competition. Marshall insisted that Capablanca be permitted to enter the San Sebastián tournament in 1911, an exclusive championship promising to be one of the strongest yet in history. Despite much protest at his inclusion, Capablanca won the tournament. Marshall finished fifth at the St. Petersburg tournament in 1914, behind World Champion Lasker, future World Champions Capablanca and Alekhine, and former World Championship challenger Tarrasch, but ahead of the players who did not qualify for the final: Ossip Bernstein, Rubinstein, Nimzowitsch, Blackburne, Janowski, and Gunsberg. According to Marshall's 1942 autobiography, which was reportedly ghostwritten by Fred Reinfeld, In 1915 Marshall opened the Marshall Chess Club in New York City. In 1925 Marshall appeared in the short Soviet film Chess Fever in a cameo appearance, along with Capablanca. In the 1930s Marshall captained the U.S. team to four gold medals at four Chess Olympiads. During one round, he returned to the board and found that his teammates had agreed to three draws. After he finished his own game, he gave each of them a stern talk individually on how draws do not win matches. In 1936 after holding the U.S. championship title for 27 years, he relinquished it to the winner of a championship tournament. The first such tournament was sponsored by the National Chess Federation and held in New York. The Marshall Chess Club donated the trophy, and the first winner was Samuel Reshevsky. Frank Marshall has a number of chess opening variations named after him. Two gambit variations that are still theoretically important today are named after him. One is the Marshall Attack in the Ruy Lopez (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8.c3 d5). Marshall's first well-known game with this opening was against José Capablanca in 1918, although Marshall had previously played it in other games that did not gain widespread attention. Even though Capablanca won in a game widely regarded as a typical example of his defensive genius,[9] Marshall's opening idea became quite popular. Black gets good attacking chances and scores close to 50 percent with the Marshall, an excellent result for Black. The Marshall Attack is so respected that many top players often choose to avoid it with "Anti-Marshall" variations such as 8.a4. During his early career, Marshall was primarily known as a colorful tactical player in the Morphy tradition. When playing the White pieces, he normally used e4 openings such as King's Gambit and Vienna Game. As Black, he favored the Albin Counter-Gambit as an answer to the Queen's Gambit. By the 1920s, most elite chess players had switched entirely to d4 openings and a more positional style of play, and Marshall changed his playing style to adapt to the times. In his later years, he often used the Caro-Kann Defense and Indian Defenses. An important gambit in the Semi-Slav Defense is also named after Marshall. That "Marshall Gambit" begins 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e6 4.e4!? The main line runs 4...dxe4 5.Nxe4 Bb4+ 6.Bd2 (6.Nc3 saves the pawn but is not considered dangerous) Qxd4 7.Bxb4 Qxe4+ 8.Be2 with sharp and unclear play. Another opening named after Marshall is the Marshall Defense to the Queen's Gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 Nf6). It is generally considered inferior to the Queen's Gambit Declined (2...e6), Slav Defense (2...c6), and Queen's Gambit Accepted (2...dxc4).Condition:Inscribed on front end paper, Pittsburgh, April 18th, 1913. Greeting from Frank J Marshall, author. Corners bumped, hinges rubbed and cracked, soiled, gutter cracked between frontispiece and title else a good copy.

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        Sport in the eastern Sudan. From Souakin to the Blue Nile.

      Rowland Ward London 1912 - First edition, second issue. 8vo., x, 285pp., original tan cloth gilt, a fine copy. "A rather scarce Rowland Ward publication . details the author's 910-1911 expedition on which he bagged gazelle, leopard, and hippopotamus near the Atbara River. Continuing on to Setit, he shot lion, buffalo, kudu and other plains game" (Czech). This second issue was issued without the map and map pocket present in the first issue. Czech p40. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Pituitary Body and its Disorders; Clinical States Produced by Disorders of the Hypophysis Cerebri. . . An Amplification of the Harvey Lecture for December, 1910; 319 illustrations

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1912. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1912. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gilt title on the spine, 341 pp., illustrated (including color frontispiece and a fold-out), clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, owners' signature on the front flyleaf, minor age-toning to the pages and page-edges, some soiling or discoloration to the covers, a bit of rubbing and wear to the book's covers, no dust jacket. Book housed in protective mylar. Rare first issue of this imporant medical book.

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        North-West Frontier Province. Part I.-Report. Part II.-Tables.

      Peshawar 1912 - First edition Folio, pp.v, 268, cxxix, xi. Census of India, 1911. Volume XIII. A very good copy internally, but shaken from its original cloth-backed boards. A detailed report on the population of the largely Pashtun or Pathan border areas of Pakistan.

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        17 eigenh. Briefe, Brief- und (Bild-)Postkarten mit U. und 3 eh. beschriebene Kabinettphotographien.

      Wien und Langenwang, 1896-1912. - Zusammen 37½ SS. Meist 8vo. Die Kabinettphotographien im Format 165:110 bis 215:135 mm. Mit 7 eh. adr. Kuverts. "Was bisher als gut angesehen wurde musste französisch sein, und nun gilt nur eins 'Österreich. Betty Stojan' [.] Mein Erfolg ist colossal und Alle haben sehr gefallen [.]" (undat. Postkarte aus Bukarest). - "In aller Eile theile ich Ihnen hiemit dass auch ich einmal eine Scene machte. Bei der heutigen I. Orchester und Bühnenprobe waren die Herrn Stern und Osten in Aufregung und bezweifelten dass ich bis zur Premiere die Rolle bewältigen werde können [.]" (undat. Briefkarte mit gedr. Pik-As-Motiv auf der Recto-Seite). - Während ihrer zweijährigen Tätigkeit am Wiener Carltheater gelang es der aus Krain stammenden Sängerin "sich zu einer der anerkanntesten und vielbewundertsten Operettensängerinnen emporzuschwingen [.] Ihr Name zählte bald zu jenen der beliebtesten Künstlerinnen Wiens" (Eisenberg, Gr. biogr. Lex. der dt. Bühne im 19. Jh., zit. n. DBA I 1233, 8). - Die Photographien mit tls. ganzfigürlicher Darstellung (mit vierseitigem Goldschnitt [berieben]) stammen aus dem Hause des k. u. k. Hofphotographen Rudolf Krziwanek, Wien und Ischl, und zeigen die Sängerin einmal in Gesellschaftskleidung sowie zweimal in Rollenkostümen (darunter als Cleopatra). - Die Bildpostkarten zeigen u. a. Ansichten aus Moskau, Venedig und Rom sowie die Künstlerin in ganzfigürlicher Darstellung in langem Kleid. - Einer der Briefe an Fritz Riederer, Redakteur des "Deutschen Volksblattes". - In altem Sammlungsumschlag. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A ROGUE'S MEMOIRS ETC.

      London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912. First edition. Limited edition. Duodecimo; 84 pp. Hardcover in publisher's deluxe gilt-decorated binding, #11 of 12 copies printed on Japanese vellum and bound in Levant morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, and SIGNED by Sutcliffe on limitation page. Very Good; some rubbing to extremities; evidence of repairs to hinges and spine are visible. VC Consignment. Shelved in Case #4. Dupont.

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        VIEWS Of OAKLAND And ITS VICINITY. [cover title]

      San Francisco, California: Published by The Realty Union, 1912. 1st edition. Publication date from OCLC. All housed in a black pebbled faux-leather album, with gilt stamped lettering to front cover. Plain grey paper eps. General wear to album. Ffep beginning to detach. VG. Photos clear & sharp, VG+ to Nr Fine, though linen backing shows age-toning/occasional stain.. 26 glossy b/w captioned urban images, linen-backed, stub-mounted. Complete list of captions supplied on request. Photographs: 7-1/4" x 9-3/4". Album: 7-5/8" x 10-3/4" Views show interior and exterior shots of First National Bank Building which houses Realty Union ["Entrance to the First National Bank Building"], street scenes in Oakland [e.g., "Broadway and 12th Street"], Emeryville, Berkeley ['Shattuck Ave.", Alameda ["Park Street"], San Leandro and Hayward. The photographer, Gabriel Moulin, was born in San Jose in 1872, moving to San Francisco in 1884. He left school to become a photographer, eventually finishing school at night. He went to work as an assistant with I.W. Taber, the City's leading photographer. By the 1894 Midwinter Fair in Golden Gate Park, young Gabriel had become an accomplished photographer. His professional 'break' came when asked to photograph the Bohemian Club's encampment on the Russian River, and to make studies of the majestic redwood trees along the California coastline. Because of the contrast between the bright light and the black inky shadows that the trees cast, and the lack of modern photographic filters and equipment, photographing the redwoods was a challenge. Gabriel was able to master the shoots by using exposures of ten seconds to minutes. His masterful techniques in developing established Gabriel's reputation as the "Redwoods Photographer." During the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915, Gabriel was the official photographer for the Palace of the Fine Art. [Moulin Studios website]. Here, Moulin was evidently employed by the Realty Union to photograph the divers aspects of Oakland & its surrounding environs. A masterful job he did. OCLC has a single record for this item [listing 36 photos (typo?)], but no holding institution. A rare visual documentation of the early 20th C. San Francisco East Bay by this master photographer of the era.

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        Vom Sofakissen zum Städtebau. Die Geschichte der Deutschen Werkstätten Hellerau [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Klaus-Peter Arnold (Autor) Vom Sofakissen zum Städtebau Dieses Buch ist eine umfassende, mit 760

      Dieses Buch ist eine umfassende, mit 760 Abbildungen reich bebilderte Geschichte der "Deutschen Werkstätten Hellerau" und der Gartenstadt Hellerau. Bereits 1912 urteilt Karl Scheffler (außergewöhnlicher Kenner der modernen deutschen Architektur und Kunstkritiker von Rang)"Wer irgendwie an eine Veredelungsmöglichkeit unserer Lebensformen glaubt, wer eine neue Aristokratisierung des modernen Menschen erhofft oder gar als tätiger Arbeiter an dieser inneren und äußeren Erneuerung teilnimmt, der kann nicht ohne starken Anteil auf die Schöpfung blicken, die einer kleinen Gruppe ausgezeichneter Männer in Hellerau gelungen ist". Im Zentrum der Betrachtung stehen die Produkte der Deutschen Werkstätten besonders Möbel und kaum ein bedeutender Name im deutschen Kunstgewerde, der nicht mit Hellerau verbunden ist, bleibt unerwähnt. Ein vielgelobtes Buch! Vom Sofakissen zum Städtebau. Die Geschichte der Deutschen Werkstätten Hellerau [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Klaus-Peter Arnold (Autor) Verlag der Kunst Dresden Zusatzinfo Text: 208 S., Bildtl: 392 S., 760 Abb., davon 64 farb. Sprache deutsch Einbandart Leinen ISBN-10 3-364-00252-5 / 3364002525 ISBN-13 978-3-364-00252-1 / 9783364002521

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        Sydpolen Den Norske Sydpolsfaerd med Fram 910-1912

      Kristiania: Jacob Dybwads Forlag, 1912. In virtually mint condition in original pictorial bindings.. Two volumes, octavo; many photographic illustrations, eight maps at the end (three folding and one double-page); original pictorial cloth, in very fine condition. First edition in the original Norwegian; very scarce. a superb copy, with the pictorial bindings in especially bright condition. This is the commander's narrative of this most important expedition, the first attainment of the South Pole in competition with Scott. Originally intending a North Polar expedition in the Fram, borrowed from Fridtjof Nansen, Amundsen changed plans at the last minute and set out to be the first to reach the Pole. Nonetheless, the expedition was well organised, and was favoured by the weather, which enabled the Amundsen party to cover 1860 miles in just 99 days. Racing against Scott's party, Amundsen and his party reached the Pole in December 1911, some 34 days before Scott. "Amundsen's modest account of his extraordinary South Pole exploit is a classic in the exploration literature" (Rosove).This was the only substantial contemporary account of the expedition (the one other first-hand account was published in English in 1936 by Helmer Hanssen). Provenance: Private collection (Australia)

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        Die Judengasse, Original Lithographie, signiert

      1912 - MAX LIEBERMANN, Berlin 1847 - 1935, "Die Judengasse, 1912", Lithographie, Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert. Darstellungsgröße: 27,5 x 35,5 cm, Rahmengröße: 53,5 x 61,5 cm, Werkverzeichnis Schiefler 136a, Gerahmt in einer originalen Berliner Leiste, säurefreies Passepartout, Museumsglas, Der Rahmen mit ein paar kleinen unbedeutenden Gebrauchsspuren. Blatt leicht wellig. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 25,-, Welt Euro 50,-

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        The human factor in works management

      McGraw-Hill, New York 1912 - Hartness, James (1861-1934). The human factor in works management. ix, 159pp. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1912. 191 x 131 mm. Original cloth, gilt-stamped front cover and spine. Fine. Presentation Copy, inscribed by Hartness on the front endpaper: "To Mr. Harry Lee Coe With many happy memories and grateful esteem, the author. Springfield Vermont Jan. 13 1915. James Hartness." First Edition. Hartness was a major inventor of improved machine tools and measuring techniques, who also made pioneering contributions to industrial management. In his Human Factor in Works Management, a reaction to Frederick Winslow Taylor's Principles of Scientific Management (1911), Hartness set forth three of his basic ideas: "(1) that many of the features of the new approach to management were too mechanistic; (2) that many of the new efficiency engineers were completely ignoring human nature; and (3) that the problem of increasing efficiency included psychology as well as engineering and economics" (Nanda, Management Thought, p. 83). Hartness's work can be regarded as one of the foundations of the human relations school of management, together with the works of Frank and Lillian Moller Gilbreth. The recipient of this copy was most likely the Harry Lee Coe who received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1908. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Thule. Altnordische Dichtung und Prosa. Herausgegeben von Felix Niedner. Mischauflage. Einleitungsband und 24 Bände in zusammen 25 Bänden (alles).

      Jena Eugen Diederichs -30 1912 - Mit zahlreichen Tafeln und Karten. 21 x 13,5 cm. 23 Original-Halbpergamentbände und 2 Original-Halbleinenbände (17 und 24), jeweils mit Buntpapierbezug. (007). Komplettes Exemplar der Sammlung Thule in der Originalausgabe und fast durchgängig in Halbpergament vorliegend. - Mit dem Einleitungsband "Islands Kultur zur Wikingerzeit". - Wichtiges Quellenwerk der altisländischen Saga- und Skaldendichtung. - Buchblock bei einigen wenigen Bänden gebräunt, zwei Titelblätter gestempelt. Einbände mitunter minimal angestaubt und fleckig. - Von schöner Gesamterhaltung. - Beigegeben Ergänzungsband zur Sammlung Thule: Hans Kuhn. Das alte Island. Düsseldorf und Köln, Diederichs 1971. Original-Leinenband mit Original-Umschlag. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ruins of Desert Cathay. Personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and westernmost China.

      London Macmillan and Co 1912 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxxviii, 546; xxi, 517pp., 2 pages ads end of each volume, 3 maps, 13 panoramas, and 343 photographic illustrations, scattered light foxing, original brown cloth gilt, light wear, a very good set. Popular account of Stein's second exploration to Central Asia between 1906 and 1909. From Khotan he surveyed eastwards to Loulan, and in 1907 he reached Tunhwang, where he visited and surveyed the Cave of a Thousand Buddhas. Yakushi S716. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Palestine and Syria with Routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia and the Island of Cyprus. With 21 Maps, 56 Plans, and a Panorama of Jerusalem.

      Leipzig, Baedeker, 1912. CIV + 462 S. OLwd. 5. remodelled and augmented Edition. In engl. Sprache. Mit allen Karten und Plänen. Hinrichsen E 258. - Sehr schönes Expl. V. etw. wasserrandig, geringfügig berieben. - Endpapers with a slight discolored edge, a little rubbed, overall a very nice copy. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Reise

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        ILIAS I-XII CUM PROLEGOMENIS, NOTIS CRITICIS, COMMENTARIIS EXEGETICIS EDIDIT J.VAN LEEUWEN J.F.

      LUGDUNI BATAVORUM: A.W.SIJTHOFF's UITGEVERSMAATSCHAPPIJ, 1912. BROSSURA. BUONO. 16 24. HOMERI CARMINA USATO

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        DARWINISM An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection With Some of Its Applications

      London Macmillan and Co. 1912 - Third Edition. The book was released first in May of 1889. This edition includes corrections of small errors and adds a considerable amount of new material from researches after the first edition. With a frontispiece portrait of the author, plates, diagrams and tables and a folding map. 8vo, publisher's dark green cloth ruled in blind and in gilt with multiple fillet lines on both boards, the spine and upper cover ruled and lettered and decorated in gilt. xx, 494, 2 ads. pp. A superb copy, pristine, the cloth in an excellent state of preservation, the hinges strong and tight, internally very clean, very fresh, virtually no evidence of use or age. ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE'S SINGULAR AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT INTERPRETATION OF DARWIN'S GREAT WORK ON NATURAL SELECTION. Wallace was a contemporary of Darwin and had independently formulated a theory on Natural Selection. Darwin's ORIGIN OF SPECIES was originally published with the fear that Wallace was going to "scoop" the theory Darwin had been formulating for years, thus Wallace had played a role in the publication of that masterpiece. In this book, Wallace also presents his own views on the theory. "During the 1880's Wallace had given a number of lectures on evolution by means of natural selection, including many while touring the United States in 1886-1887. These mature reflections finally appeared in elaborated form in his important Darwinism (1889), which carefully reviewed thirty years of evolutionary biology. While pointing out differences between himself and Darwin, the book actually elaborates a pure form of Darwinian evolution, devoid of Lamarckian elements, and therefore represents (except for the last chapter on man) perhaps the authoritative statement on the subject in the late nineteenth century." (Dict. of Scientific Biography) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Casey At The Bat

      A.C. McClurg, Chicago 1912 - First edition thus, the first hardcover edition (first was a wrappered edition in 1901). Slim 8vo. in green textured paper-covered boards with front cover lettered in gilt and with design of a black-ribbon bedecked baseball bat in yellow. Unpaginated. Illustrated with three-color drawings by Groesbeck on each facing page as well as additional line drawings. Scarce, desirable first hardcover edition of what may be the most recognizable poem ever written in America, a humorous baseball classic which first appeared in the San Francisco Examiner newspaper in 1888. A solidly very good example, minor wear at the tips and in a few spots on the top edge of the front board and outer edge of the rear board; minor wear also at the head of the spine. Internally clean. Presents quite nicely. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alexandre Asiatique ou L'histoire du plus grand bonheur possible.

      Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1912 - . Reliure pleine peau éditeur. Auteur, titre, éditeur gravé à l'or. E.O. sur papier d'édition. Envoi autographe de la Princesse Bibesco à Léon Blum. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LE NOVELLE DELLA PESCARA

      FRATELLI TREVES, 1912. ITALIANO 0,57 Tracce di fioritura e di scurimento alla copertina ed alla quarta. Dorso stanco, consumato nelle estremità. Fioritura all'occhiello ed all'indice. Ingiallimento dei tagli. Pagine leggermente ingiallite con qualche macchia di umidità più evidenti in quelle centrali all'opera. Buona leggibilità e nitidezza della stampa. USATO

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        The Bells and other Poems.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1912]. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and bell design to spine and front cover in gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Colour frontispiece and 27 plates with printed tissue-guards. Bookplate to front pastedown, gift inscription to half-title. Spine slightly faded, small dark mark to rear cover, rubbing to extremities, top edge soiled, a couple of dark smudges to text block, never affecting text. A very good copy. First trade edition, first impression.

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