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

      Universal-Edition [without PN] [October 1912], Wien–Leipzig - 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 KonzertvereinsorchesFritz 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 onlineThe Danish poet Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847-1885) wrote his Gurresange in 1871. The German translation is by Robert Franz Arnold (1872- 1938). 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912. (Two Volume Set)

      John Murray 1912 - Reprint Edition printed in December, 1912. Original Maroon cloth boards. The boards are worn and faded. The corners are bumped and the spine ends are worn. Foxing in places throughout both volumes. The frontispiece of volume one is detached but present. All maps and illustrations are present. The map, "Chart of the Antarctic Region", has a small tear at the fold on the right side. An extremely scarce set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World first edition book 1912 is for sale from The First Edition. The book has its original dark blue binding with the title in white lettering to the front board and an embossed gilt illustration of George Edward Challenger known as Professor Challenger. Underneath the embossed gilt illustration of Professor Challenger are the words "Yours truly (to use the conventional lie) George Edward Challenger". It is interesting to note that the printed words and signature are in the hand of Arthur Conan Doyle and are also in embossed in gilt. The front board has a white double line border. The Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World spine has lettering of The Lost World, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Hodder and Stoughton in gilt. Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World binding is in Very Good condition with marks to the front board, rubbing to the white line border (usual for this book) and light knocks to the top and bottom of the spine and to the corners. The gilt illustration and lettering to the front board and to the spine is bright. The back board is plain as required. This is a very attractive binding for the Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World first edition book. Arthur Conan Doyle The Lost World has 319 numbered pages with 8 black and white plates and 3 black and white illustrations as required. The pages are in overall Very Good condition with no inscription but with slight discolouration to the endpapers, two small labels to the rear pastedown and with light foxing throughout.. First Edition. Original Binding. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        THE LOST WORLD

      1912. Being an account of the recent amazing adventures of Professor George E. Challenger... London New York Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1912]. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt and white. First Edition of Doyle's first Professor Challenger science fiction tale. The exploring party ventures to a lost plateau deep in the South American jungle, where dinosaurs still reign. Both the movie "Jurassic Park" and the television series "The Lost World" owe much to this book. Subsequently, Doyle wrote two more Professor Challenger novels -- THE POISON BELT (1913) and THE LAND OF MIST (1926) -- as well as two shorter Challenger tales that appeared in THE MARACOT DEEP (1929).~This was one of Doyle's favorite books; he based the character and appearance of Professor Challenger partly upon Professor Rutherford (whom he had known at Edinburgh University) and partly upon himself. In fact, the frontispiece photograph of the explorers includes Doyle himself, disguised with bushy beard and eyebrows as Challenger -- looking rather like a Neanderthal, actually. Also, in addition to various illustrations that were copied from the 1905 book EXTINCT ANIMALS (showing dinosaurs in their surroundings), there are two photographs of the "lost plateau" that Doyle himself faked, as with the frontispiece.~This is a very good-plus copy of a book quite difficult to find in desirable condition. Typically the white border on the front cover is largely worn away, but on this copy it is still mostly present (and the white lettering is largely unaffected). The spine gilt is bright, and there is essentially none of the usual foxing on the leaves within. THE LOST WORLD is often regarded as Doyle science fiction at its best. Green & Gibson A37a.

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        My Lady's Garter

      Rand McNally and Co. Chicago (1912) - First Edition. F. R. Gruger illustrations. Futrelle's Hubin listed mystery novel of a gentleman thief, "The Hawk", and his involvement in a missing Countess's garter. Futrelle would parish on the Titanic. Basis for the 1920 black and white silent film directed by Maurice Tourneur starring Wyndham Standing and Sylvia Breamer. Near Fine in Good dustjacket, lacking lower inch and half of lower spine end, chipped at top spine end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Charrue d'Erable. With 12 wood engravings by Camille Pissarro

      Le Livre Contemporain, Paris, 1912. Limited edition on 116 copies numbered. Illustrated with 12 wood engravings, hors texte in two-tone colors, especially drawn by Camille Pissarro for this edition. "The twelve plates hors texte were designed by Camille Pissarro to be cut as chiaroscuro blocks by his son Lucien. After Camille's death the text was provided to accompany the plates. In designing the book, Lucien wherever possible adapted sketches by his father for the other illustrations. Lucien's Studio Book records that most of the large blocks were cut and proofed before Camille's death in 1903" (The Artist & the Book 247).The book is in very good condition, the cover is slightly tanned on the edges but solid, inside one of the hors texte plate is tanned on the top left side, the others plates are clear, scattered spots are present in some pages, overall a nice rare copy. More pictures on request.

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        LANDSCAPE GARDENING IN JAPAN.

      Tokio 1912,1893, 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,. neatly rebacked, 26.5 x 36.5 cm. 2nd & BEST EDITION. SCARCE. 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 be the actual 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 and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Goethe * G A N Z L E D E R - L U X U S A U S G A B E Nr.XIX (von XXV)

      München, Verlag von F.Bruckmann A.G., 1912. Vollständige Ausgabe im originalen Verlags-Handeinband der Zeit: 2. Ganzfranz-Bände, geheftet auf 5 erhabene Bünde, weinrotes genarbtes Maroquin / Ecrase-Ganzleder / Leder / GLdr / Ldr im Format 18,6 x 26 cm mit dekoriertem Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Goldprägung, ebenfalls goldgeprägter Deckel-Zierliniendekoration, Kopfgoldschnitt, handgestochenem Kopfband, Lederhäubchen, Zeichenband sowie Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Buchbinder-Prägung \"Carl Sonntag jun.Leipzig\" auf den vorderen Innendeckeln. 851 Seiten, mit Anhang und Register der Eigennamen und Hauptbegriffe sowie Falltafeln \"Synchronistische Tafeln\" im 2.Band. Exemplar Nummer XVIII der Vorzugsausgabe von XXV Exemplaren, mit Druckvermerk in Band 1: \"Von diesem Buche wurden XXV numerierte Luxusexemplare abgezogen, dieses ist die Nummer XVIII\". - Aus dem Inhalt: Einleitung - Das Leben (Umrisslinien) - Die Persönlichkeit - Der praktisch Tätige - Der Naturforscher - Der Dichter - Der Weise - Anhang - Register der Eigennamen - Register der Hauptbegriffe - 2 Tafeln. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung (ganz leicht stockfleckig stockfleckig; oberer hinterer Außenfalz oben an Band II mit feinem Einriss 3 cm, sonst sehr gut). - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag (\"Häubchen\") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14\" - Luxusausgabe, Leder-Vorzugsausgabe, Ledereinband, Lederausgabe, Luxuseinband, Liebhabereinband, deutsche Buchbinderkunst / Kunstbuchbinderei im 20.Jahrhundert, Bibliophilie, Einbandkunst, deutsche Literatur im 18. Jahrhundert, Lebensbild, Biografie, Weimarer Klassik, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Versand D: 5,90 EUR Luxusausgabe, Leder-Vorzugsausgabe, Ledereinband, Lederausgabe, Luxuseinband, Liebhabereinband, deutsche Buchbinderkunst / Kunstbuchbinderei im 20.Jahrhundert, Bibliophilie, Einbandkunst, deutsche Literatur im 18. Jahrhundert, Lebensbild, Biografie, Weimarer Klassik, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      1912. first edition. The Extremely Scarce 1912 Deluxe EditionIn the Publisher's Pictorially Stamped Full Vellum[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird by J.M. Barrie. A New Edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., 1912].Deluxe edition, one of fifty (?) copies. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 3/4 inches; 284 x 222 mm.). [2], viii, [2], [1, illustration], [1, blank], 122, [1], [1, printer?'s imprint] pp. Fifty tipped-in color plates mounted onto cream card with descriptive tissue guards, seven full-page black and white plates and twelve black and white drawings in the text. Publisher's full vellum, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, pictorial end-papers. Later yellow silk ties, minimal darkening to free end-papers from paste-downs, otherwise a very fine copy.A reprint of the 1906 edition with a new color frontispiece and an additional seven full-page black and white drawings. The additional black and white drawings add a new depth to Rackham?'s already esteemed portrayal of Barrie?'s classic tale. These new drawings include, ?"Kensington Gardens,?" ?"One of the Paths that have Made Themselves,?" ?"The birds on the island never got used to him. His oddities tickled them every day,?" ?"They are so cunning,?" ?"A fairy ring,?" ?"There was a good deal going on in the Baby Walk,?" ?"She escorted them up the Baby Walk and back again.?" The new frontispiece is of Peter Pan, as a little boy in a nightgown, on the Baby Walk in Kensington Gardens with two fairies fleeing from hime while the Elderberry and Elm trees and the other fairies look on. The frontispiece replaced the ?"Fairies of the Serpentine,?" which was the eighth color plate in the 1906 edition.Latimore and Haskell, p. 40. Riall, p. 114.

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

      London 1912, Macmillan. Brown cloth, teg., very good, 2 vol.. set, 546+517p., index, 3 fold-out maps, line drawings,332 bw. photos, 9 color lithos, 6 fold-out panoramas, 17 x 24 cm., a. bit of minor damp stain to end paper,spine, 1 corner bumped.. 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 be the actual 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 and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1912 - 1912 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good

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

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        FRANKINCENSE AND MYRRH. [POEMS]

      Cuala Press: [Dundrum] N.D. - No Date [1912]. 1st edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers, Small 8vo, [15] pages. 16 cm. Includes hand colored nativity scene plate by Jack B. Yeats. 1 of 300 copies printed. "Susan Langstaff Mitchell (1866 – 1926) was an Irish writer and poet, known for her satirical verse .In 1900 she travelled to London for treatment of a hearing problem associated with tuberculosis and stayed with John B. Yeats and his family .After her return to Dublin she worked as a journalist and became assistant editor of the Irish Homestead, under George Russell. Thus began a close friendship and professional relationship that would last until her death. She contributed essays, reviews, drama notes and poems, many pseudonymously. Her poems first appeared in the holiday feature of the Homestead each year, entitled ‘A Celtic Christmas.’ Some of her lyrics were contained in New Songs (1904), a collection edited by Russell which also contained pieces by Padraic Colum and Alice Milligan .She became acquainted with William Butler Yeats, Padraic Colum, George Moore and others .She published her first book of poems, Aids to the Immortality of Certain Persons in Ireland, in 1908. Its most successful piece was a parody of Rudyard Kipling's "Recessional" (Kipling, as an apologist for Empire, was fair game for Irish nationalists), entitled ‘Ode to the British Empire.’ This book was re-issued in an enlarged edition in 1913, followed by The Living Chalice. From 1923 she was sub-editor at the Irish Statesman, again under George Russell. In the last two and a half years of her life she wrote over two hundred pieces for this publication" (WIkipedia, 2015). The Cuala press was started by the Yeats sisters and operated from Churchtown. SUBJECT(S): Poetry, English. OCLC/Worldcat lists 12 copies worldwide. Cover repaired at edges, first and final leaf darkened, otherwise Very Good Condition. Rare. (KH-5-57) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        V.Olympiade. Olympische Spiele 1912. Nummeriertes Exemplar (2500 Stück Gesamtauflage).

      - 525 Seiten, 34x26cm, Leder, 500 zum Teil ganzseitige Fotos, Stockholm 1912. 4-sprachiges Werk (deutsch-englisch-französisch-schwedisch) über die OS 1912. Repräsentativer Berichtsband mit Goldschnitt. Auf hochwertigem Papier gedruckt. Schönes grüner Ledereinband mit dekorativer Goldprägung. Nummeriertes Exemlpar Nr. 1943 von 2500 Exemplaren. 4 kg schweres Prachtwerk! --Ledereinband Einband gering berieben; Rücken gelockert und gerissen. Innen gut erhalten -- Zustand: C 4000 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MURMURI ED ECHI

      Ricciardi, Napoli 1912 - Edizione: Prima edizione . Pagine: 146 . Formato: 16° . Rilegatura: Brossura . Stato: Ottimo . Caratteristiche: Foto disponibili .

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        Poupees de Paris, Bibelots De Luxe.Compositions et gravures originale de (Almery) Lobel - Riche

      Librairie de la Collection des Dix, Romagnol Edit, Paris, 1912 - In folio (315x230). Pagg 127. Brossura editoriale a stampa.Esemplare n° 78 su 300, una delle 110 copie con la doppia suite di incisioni, stampata su carta Giapponese Imperiale Vélin d'Arches. Le 40 incisioni originali firmate dall'artista in lastra sono presenti in due versioni: avanti lettera e con titolo al margine. Raffinate ed eleganti immagini di scene di vita parigina e di nudi femminili della "Belle Epoque"di Almery Lobel-Riche. Ottimo esemplare in barbe. Piccole mende al dorso.Osterwalder II, 719 - Carteret IV, 123.

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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!

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        Corso Album

      München, Albert langen, 1912. 32 Seiten Fol., Leinen 32 Blätter mit 30 Farbtafeln mit Abb. in Manier des Jugendstils, Schmuckvorsatz, in orig. Ln. mit Deckelillustr..sehr seltenes Buch, sehr guter Zustand

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        Ausgewählte Werke. Mit einem Vorwort und literarischen Charakterbild herausgegeben von Ernst Kreowski.

      Berlin, Eberhard Frowein Verlag 1912.331 S., 2 Bll. OLwd. mit Vorderdeckel - Illustration von Helmut Herzfeld. Der anarchistische Dichter, Dramatiker und Prosaautor Franz Held (1862 - 1908; eigentlich Franz Herzfeld) war der Vater von Wieland Herzfelde und des später unter dem Namen John Heartfield berühmt gewordenen Graphikers und Fotomontagekünstlers Helmut Herzfeld, der mit der hier vorhandenen Einbandillustration seine erste publizierte künstlerische Arbeit vorlegte. - Das Buch wurde offensichtlich in einer kleinen Auflage herausgegeben, nur wenige Bibliotheken führen es in ihren Sammlungskatalogen auf und es wird wohl in den meisten, auch fortgeschrittenen Sammlungen zu John Heartfield fehlen. - Vom Herausgeber Ernst Kreowski verso Titel handschriftl. gewidmet an "Engelbert Graf, Wilmersdorf 30. Juli 1912". Es dürfte sich dabei um Georg Engelbert Graf (1881 - 1952) handeln, Generalsekretär des Vereins zur Förderung der Kunst in Berlin und seit 1908 Mitglied der SPD, 1917 in der USPD, während der Weimarer Republik zeitweise Abgeordneter der linken Flügels der SPD, 1947 aus der SED ausgetreten, von 1948 bis zu seinem Tod Leiter der Volkshochschule in Wilmersdorf. - Rücken etwas aufgehellt und leicht braunfleckig. Wenige Blätter in den Rändern gering braunfleckig. Bitte um Beachtung: Bis zum 31.01. stellen wir auf der Stuttgarter Antiquariatsmesse aus; der Versand verzögert sich somit bis zum 01.02.2016! Bücher de

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        The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

      Boston: Sherman, French, 1912. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 207p. Recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in muted red leather). 21cm. An attractively rebound copy of this important and well-written novel which was published anonymously and assumed by most contemporary reviewers to be fact not fiction. Douglas Wetmore, Johnson's law partner during his brief period in private practice, had passed for white when he attended the University of Michigan Law School and may have been a partial inspiration for the writing of this book, which was Johnson's only novel. Today, Johnson is pprobably most remembered for his efforts on behalf of the NAACP, but he also distinguished himself in many other areas (schoolteacher and principal, first African American lawyer admitted to the bar in Duval County, Florida, successful composer of popular music, US consular officer, poet and Fisk University professor).

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        The Miniature Painting and Painters of Persia, India and Turkey from the 8th to the 18th Century. Vol. 1 – Text; Vol. 2 - Plates

      London: Bernard Quaritch 1912 Blaue OLWd. mit Goldprägung auf Vorderdeckel und Rückentitel, Kopfschnitt, Blattränder sonst ungeschnitten; xii+156 Seiten; 14 Seiten+271 Plates, 2° (31 x 39 cm), beim Textband farbiges Frontispizblatt, mit Seidenpapier geschützt, SW-Abbildungen und farbige Abb. auf Tafeln; von außen bestaubt, angeschmutzt, angekratzt, an den Kanten leicht bestoßen, innen zumal leicht fingerfleckig, vor allem Vorsätze und Titelblätter, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand.Persien, Miniaturmalerei

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        28 Bände (von 47). (= August Strindbergs Werke. Deutsche Gesamtausgabe unter Mitwirkung von Emil Schering als Übersetzer vom Dichter selbst veranstaltet.

      München u. Leipzig, bei Georg Müller, 1912-1915. - in jedem Buch ein ex libris von Alfred Heymel, gut erhalten, .-- I. Abt. 4. Bd. Elf Einakter.--5. Bd. Nach Damaskus.--6. Bd. Rausch. Totentanz.--7. Bd. Jahresfestspiele.-- 9. Bd. Kammerspiele.-- 10. Bd. Spiele in Versen. -[14.] Bd. Dramatische Charakteristiken.-- II. Abt. Romane:--1. Bd. Das rote Zimmer.--2. Bd. Die Inselbauern.--3. Bd. Am offenen Meer.--4. Bd. Gotische Zimmer.-5. Bd. Schwarze Fahnen III. Abt. Novellen:-.--2. Bd. Heiraten.--3. Bd. Schweizer Novellen.---6. Bd. Drei moderne Erzaehlunge 7. Bd. Schwedische Schicksale.--8. Bd. Kleine historische Romane.---10. Bd. Schwedische Miniaturen.- -IV. Abt. Lebensgeschichte:--1. Bd. Der Sohn einer Madg.--2. Bd. Die Entwicklung einer Seele.--3. Bd. Die Beichte eines Toren.--4. Bd. Inferno. Legenden.--5. Bd. Entzweit. Einsam.-- V. Abt. fehlt VI. Abt. Wissenschaft:--1. Bd. Unter französischen Bauern.--4. Bd. Das Buch der Liebe.--5. Bd. Dramaturgie.--[6.] Bd. Ein Blaubuch.--[7.] Bd. Ein neues Blaubuch.-- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12000

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        Livre des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit

      1912 - (ARABIAN NIGHTS) MARDRUS, J.C. Le Livre des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit. Traduction Littérale et Complète du Texte Arabe par le Dr. J.C. Mardrus. Paris: Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1912-1919. Sixteen volumes. Octavo, contemporary half brown morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $3200.Limited edition of Mardrus’ colorful French translation of the Arabian Nights, very handsomely bound.The stories now known collectively as Alf Layla wa-Layla (One Thousand Nights and a Night)-the earliest manuscript of which dates from the 14th century-“have become part of the common heritage of Western and world literature” (Barron, Fantasy and Horror 2-4). Antoine Galland produced the first European translation of the Nights in the early 18th century, in French. His rendition “retained a strong hold on the affections of his countrymen, and it was not until the eve of the 20th century that a retranslation into French was attempted… Mardrus’ translation (which was really more of a loose adaptation) caught the literary mood of the time… [His] version of the Arabian tales was a belated product of fin-de-siècle taste, a portrait of a fantasy Orient, compounded of opium reveries, jeweled dissipation, lost paradises, melancholy opulence and odalisques pining in gilded cages… T.E. Lawrence [described] the Mardrus version as ‘Much the best version of the Nights in any language” (Irwin, 36-9). Comprises volumes from several identical limited editions, each limited to 75 sets printed on Holland paper and 25 sets printed on Japanese paper, released by the publisher between 1912 and 1919; this set is printed on Holland paper. Text in French. See Clute & Grant, 51. A beautiful set in fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Lost World

      Hodder & Stoughton George H. Doran Company, New York 1912 - First Edition, First Printing with the year 1912 printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's $1.25 net printed price present on the spine with some chipping to the spine. The book is in excellent condition and is bound in the original publisher's olive cloth. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with the scarce dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flagons and apples

      Grafton Publishing, Los Angeles 1912 - First edition of the author's first book; small 8vo, pp. [8], 5-46; very good copy in original crem cloth-backed paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on upper cover and spine. This is Jeffers's first book. 500 were printed. Alberts 13. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Large Collection of Tobacco Pinbacks with Baseball and Comic Sayings

      Perfection Cigarettes, [c.1912]. 205 pinback buttons of comic sayings [2 cm]. All are in very good condition or better. This collection, the most extensive known to us, is housed in a high quality black ring binder in its own slipcase. Buttons are arranged in alphabetical order in plastic coin pages. Most have back paper naming Perfection Cigarettes. There are a few for Favorite, Chesterfield, and Obak cigarettes. A few have no back paper. Many slogans are in both the red and blue color scheme with only about ten having visible stain. A number of these are baseball related and include slogans such as: Keep Moving, You Tigers; Oh, You Cubs; Oh, You Red Sox; Right Off The Bat; Slam It-Old Boy, Slam It; Some Hitter; Take A Chance, There's Two Out." A remarkable collection.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Dictionary of English, German, and French Philosophical Terms with Japanese Equivalents. (Author: Inoue,Tetsujiro / Motora,Yujiro / Nakajima,Rikizo)

      Tokyo: Maruzen Co.,, Tokyo 1912 - ii,209pp.+3pp.(catalogue) Quarter leather & green cloth bound. Its spine rubbed. Lower part of spine sl.peeled. All edges sunned. Front & rear fly leaf sunned. 22.5x15.5cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ogawa Tosho,Ltd. ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Grossen (10 Bde.) . In deutscher Übersetzung. Illustriert von Adolph v. Menzel. (Von dieser Abteilung alles was erschienen).

      Berlin, Reimar Hobbing, -1914 1912 - 4° (30.5 x 21 cm), zus. ca. 3600 S., die Bde. meist zwischen 250 u. 320 S. (Bd. 6 mit 430 S.), zahlr. Taf., Textabb., farb. Karten., Rote OLdr.-Handeinbände auf 5 echten Bünden, reiche Goldpräg. auf Rücken und Bünden, eingelegte lederne Rückenschilder, Goldfileten a. den Deckeln, goldgepr. Monogramm a. V.deckel, Lesebändchen, Kopfgoldschnitt., 1 Bd. minimst kratzspurig a. Deckel, allgemein praktisch makelloses Ex. Die Werke das Ex. Nr. 419 der 420 Ex. im Handel (bei einer Gesamtaufl. v. 440 Ex.). Auf Bütten. Luxusausgabe, die Werke gewidmet Wilhelm II., «zur Feier seines 25jährigen Regierungsjubiläums in Erinnerung an die 200jährige Geburtstagsfeier» Friedrichs II. im Jahre 1913. Zumeist übersetzt v. Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski. Die Werke beinhalten: 1: Denkwürdigkeiten zur Geschichte des Hauses Brandenburg; 2: Geschichte meiner Zeit; 3 u. 4: Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges; 5: Altersgeschichte, Staats- und Flugschriften; 6: Militärische Schriften; 7: Antimachiavell und Testamente; 8: Philosophische Schriften; 9 u. 10: Dichtungen. 15000 gr. Schlagworte: Deutsche Übersetzung LiteraturGeschichte - 18 Jht.GesamtausgabenPreussenDeutschland

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        Originalradierung: Maria und Josef auf der Flucht nach Ägypten, signiert

      - Originalradierung von Folke Gullby (1912-1982) im Rembrandt-Stil, mit Bleistift signiert ("Gullby"), Blindprägestempel MEH ("Med egen hand). Unter Passepartout (dieser mit Wasserrand) in hünbschen, aber beriebenem Blattgold/Holzrahmen, hinten verklebt.- Rahmengrösse 9,5x15,7 cm// interner Vermerk ISS-23814 \m/' Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 102 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bells and Other Poems, The

      1912. first edition. Only Poe Could Have Written The Poems Only Dulac Could Have Illustrated Them[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. The Bells and Other Poems. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1912]. First trade edition. Large quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in; 277 x 217 mm). Unpaginated. Twenty-eight color plates, with descriptive tissue guards. Ten black ink head-pieces on tan backgrounds and portrait of Poe on the title-page, also in black ink on tan background. Original grey-green cloth, gilt stamped on front cover with all-over Dulac design of clusters of bells and lettered in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt and with similar design. An excellent copy.?"Dulac?'s pictures for The Bells were more uniform in mood and style than groupings for almost any other book of his to this time. Although water colours, they are overstreaked with gilt in some cases, crayon in others, to produce rich haunting effects. Deep shades of blue and a special deep pink-rust predominate throughout...The Outlook, which printed, in black and white, plate 22... commented: ?'…for the book thinking people will say with grace…sometimes Dulac?'s pictures are deep-coloured and intense, sometimes dim and ghost-like. But one and all are sensitized to record impressions of unearthly beauty or horror. Only Poe could have written the poems. Only Dulac could have illustrated them.?'…Not to be overlooked here are the sophisticated ink drawings Dulac made for headpieces. Although many of the books he illustrated had small ink decorations throughout…he had not worked in this medium so fluently since the days of doing illustrations for The Pall Mall magazine (1906-1908)…As the 10 Bells headpieces show, he had now become truly masterful with his pen?" (Hughey).Hughey 29a

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        Raid Paris Boulogne, 1912 / Andre Beaumont sur Hydroaéroplane "Donnet-Leveque" hélice Levasseur réservoir inexplosible Brionne

      Paris: Mabileau & Co, 1912. Hand-coloured pochoir print. Very good condition. Andre Beaumont in a Donnet-Leveque, one of 3 models built in 1912. The plane had a 27' central float and was controlled with warping ailerons. The wording also touts a non-explosive fuel tank by Brionne. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Tennis. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890's, and by 1897, his drawings were pictorial records of the many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day, being shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints, commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While, Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she also used the name "Gamy", an anagram for Magy. The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process. The outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. The process was quite labour intensive and the studio of Gamy-Montaut employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring.

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        Die Märchen der Weltliteratur. Hrsg. von Friedrich von der Leyen u. Paul Zaunert. 33 (von 37 erschienenen) Bänden der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder. - Mit 3 Beigaben zusammen 36 Bände.

      Eugen Diederichs 1912-1938, Jena - 8vo. Mit je 1 Titelbild. OLdr. m. blindgeprägt. Deckelvign. Goldfilten auf d. Deckeln u. Rückenvergoldung. Buntpapiervorsätze, Kopfgoldschnitt. (Ausstattung: F.H. Ehmcke, Elisabeht Weber, Max Thalmann u.a.) Annähernd vollständige Reihe aller in Ganzleder erschienenen Bände, es fehlen lediglich Plattdeutsche Märchen, Bd. 2, Grimms Märchen, 2 Bde. (in der Nachkriegsauflage in Ganzleder beiliegend) sowie japan. Volksmärchen (in OHlwd. beiliegend). - Alphabetisch: 1. Afrikanische 2. Altägyptische. 3. Azteken und Inka. 4. Balkan. 5. Buddhistische. 6. Chinesische. 7.-8. Dt. Märchen seit Grimm, 2 Bde. 9. Donauland. 10. Englische. 11. Finnische, Estnische. 12.-13. Französische, 2 Bde. 14.-15. Indianermärchen Nordamerika/Südamerika. 16. Indische. 17. Irische. 18. Isländische. 19. Italienische. 20. Kaukasische. 21. Lettische, Litauische. 22. Malayische. 23.-24. Musäus. 2 Bde. 25. Neugriechische. 26.-27. Nordische. 2 Bde. 28. Plattdeutsche, Bd. 1. 29. Südsee. 30. Russische. 31. Türkische. 32. Turkestan. 33. Zigeunermärchen. - Farblich geringfügig abweichend. Die Rücken teils berieben, 3 Bände dort m. kl. Fehlstellen im Leder. Sonst wohlerhalten. 8000 gr.

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        THE WOMAN

      Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill 1912 1st ed, 1912. First edition. Fine in a very good lightly edgeworn dustjacket. In the very scarce jacket. Based on the play by Terhune's childhood friend William B. DeMille.

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        The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, And Poems of William Shakespeare, With Memoir, Introduction And Notes By Richard Grant White

      Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1912. Limited edition, 1/1000 sets, an out of series set;. Hardcover. A few spine heads lightly faded, else very good.. Eighteen volumes, complete; Octavo; three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, patterned endpapers, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; Illustrated;. A handsome set.

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