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        The South Pole

      London: John Murray,, 1912. an account of the Norwegian expedition in the "Fram" 1910?-1912. Translated from the Norwegian by A. G. Chater with maps and numerous illustrations. 2 volumes, octavo (224 × 164 mm). Recent full burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. 158 photographic illustrations on 103 plates, numerous other illustration plans and charts, 2 folding maps at the rear of each volume. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent copy. First English edition, first impression. The English edition contains 10 photographic plates not found in the Norwegian original.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Guide de l'amateur de livres a vignettes du XVIIIe siecle. Sixieme edition. WITH: Henri-Jean Reynaud. Notes supplementaires sur les livres a gravures du XVIII siecle

      Paris, 1912. Sixth and Best Edition. IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUARIAN CONDITION. Together 3 vols., small 4to. Ad 1 (Cohen-De Ricci): two volumes, contemporary blue calf, five raised bands on spine, compartments framed by single gilt fillets, titles lettered direct, all edges gilt, original wrappers bound in. Ad 2 (Reynaud, Supplement. Geneve: Bibliotheque des erudits, 1955): contemporary red quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edges gilt, original wrappers bound in. ONE OF 50 COPIES ON HOLLANDE, the paper completely free of all blemishes even after more than 100 years, and with all the plates in TWO STATES (before and after letters) PLUS two autograph notes from Seymour de Ricci. * Rare on the market: ABPC lists only two copies that have appeared at auction in at least thirty-five years: the Louis J. Cartier copy, inscribed to him by De Ricci, which sold three times (Swann, Apr. 28, 2005, $1500 + buyer's premium; Swann, Sept. 29, 1988, lot 77; Sotheby's, Dec. 11, 1984, lot 339) and the Hirsch copy in poor condition (sold Adler, Paris, June 13, 1978, lot 299). Ours is the Martin Breslauer - B.H. Breslauer copy which contains two signed letters from Seymour de Ricci to H. Eisemann, likewise a bookseller, based in Zurich and later in London. * As is well known, "Cohen-De Ricci" is the still-indispensible bibliography of 18th-century French illustrated books, continuously in print for 100 years, and remains the ne-plus-ultra of its genre.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Five Volume Set Consisting of: The Threefold Life of Man, The Forty Questions of the Soul and the Clavis, The Three Principles of the Divine Essence, and A.J. Penny Studies in Jacob Bohme, all bound in 3/4 Levant Morocco

      London: John M. Watkins, 1912. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4 works in 5 volumes. 23.3x15 cm. (9¼x5¾"), uniformly bound in ¾ green levant morocco with gilt monogram "EM" tooled on front coves, spines tooled & lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. One of 26 specially-bound copies of these works by or about the seventeenth century German Christian mystic and theologian. Each volume with printed leaf stating this to be a "Special Hand Bound Edition. Of this edition twenty-six lettered copies have been bound by hand. This copy is letter 'h'." The set was bound in 1912. The volumes are all first editions by Watkins of London. The Threefold Life of Man (1912, 628pp), The Forty Questions of the Soul and the Clavis (1911, 310pp; separate pagination for The Clavis, 54pp), The Three Principles bound in two volumes (1910, 809pp), J.A. Penny's Studies in Jacob Bohme (1912, 476pp). A beautiful set that has obviously never been read. Pages Uncut in all five volumes. Spines are just a touch darker than the boards. Gilt is bright, bindings are rock solid. There are a couple of trivial nicks and that's it for wear. Easily the nicest set of Boehme I have seen.

      [Bookseller: Joseph Rhea, Bookseller]
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        Inspiring, signed original typed letter (TLS) from Booker T. Washington and Ephemera

      Tuskegee: Booker T. Washington, 1912. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. [Tuskegee, 15 May 1912.] Letter by Booker T. Washington with his signature, requesting a contribution of tools for the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, addressed to Mr. J. T. McCready, a manufacturer in Ohio. 8vo. Single-leaf printed stationery from the Tuskegeee Institute, produced by the Strathmore Paper Company from Massachusetts, with watermark reading '[Parch]ment 1911 Strathmore'.Leaf measures 8.5 x 11 inches. Very good condition. Together with relative ephemera from the period. Original letter from Booker T. Washington, Principal of the Tuskegeee Institute for African Americans, and leading Black rights activist, signed in his hand, only three years prior to his death."We are in need of tools and implements - also for use on our farms... such as you distribute or manufacture... We have nearly sixteen hundred students here. They pay their own board and other personal expenses, but they are not able to pay the cost of teaching or the cost of equipping... Any help... we shall be glad to receive."Four ephemeral items accompany Washington's letter. Of particular rarity is a commemorative envelope for opening of the 'Booker T Washington Birthplace Post Office' in 1948, which bears the original signature of his daughter, Portia Washington Pittman, and a rare 3 cent postage First Day Cover (FDC) stamp of George Washington Carver, who taught for forty-seven years at the Tuskegee Institute and was born into slavery. Also with a rubber-stamped cachet reading 'Booker Washington Birthplace VA, Feb. 12, 1948, 5-PM' and with the official 'Opening Day Cancellation' stamp (now known as the first-day-of-issue cancellation). In addition to the envelope, two ephemeral prospectus leafs promote the Booker T. Washington Memorial Half Dollar, a legal tender minted in 1915, post mortem in honour of his legacy. The coin read 'From Slave Cabin to Hall of Fame.' Both leafs printed in Virginia, for the 'Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial Commission' whose president was S. J. Phillips. Finally, a single-leaf pamphlet, printed in conjunction with the latter two items, comprises the Atlanta Exposition Address delivered by Booker T. Washington in Atlanta in 1895.Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was born a slave on the tobacco plantation of James Burroughs in Franklin Country, Virginia. His father was an unknown white man and his mother, the slave of James Burroughs. Washington was an educator, author, orator, advisor to Republican presidents. From 1890 to 1915 he was the dominant leader in the African-American community. After the Civil War, he founded the Tuskegee School.

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        THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL

      London: Nesbit & Co. Ltd. 1912. First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Original white paper covered boards with gilt titles to the front, vellum spine with gilt titles. An excellent near fine copy, the vellum spine very clean and bright, the boards darkened to the edges but the gilt legible and bright. The contents are without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps and clean and bright throughout. All 10 tipped in colour plates and their tissue guards are present as called for and in fine condition. A lovely copy. Limited to only 100 copies signed by Edmund Dulac, of which this is number 17. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Collection of Four Autograph Letters, Signed ("Leonard West"), to R.B. Marston, editor of the Fishing Gazette, August to December 1912, concerning printing and publishing The Natural Trout Fly and Its Imitation, and preparation of the deluxe copies

      Ravenhead, St. Helens (England): Published by the Author, 1912. Pen and ink on paper. 15 pp. total. 1 vols. 12mo. Green buckram portfolio. Letters generally fine. Book: original olive cloth, a trifle worn, spine faded, else fine. West to Marston on producing and selling The Natural Trout Fly Fascinating clutch of letters from Leonard West discussing the production and early sales of The Natural Trout Fly and Its Imitation, now recognized as one of the classic works of pre-war English angling literature, with information on the deluxe edition containing hand-tied flies. The recipient, R.B. Marston, author of Walton and the Earlier Angler Authors and the 1901 Supplement to the Bibliotheca Piscatoria, was the influential editor of the Fishing Gazette for many years. - The first letter (3 pp.) is dated 14 August 1912, and begins, "Herewith I have the pleasure in enclosing review copy of my book 'The Natural Trout Fly & Its Imitation' & hope you will find the volume worthy of a favorable review ... I think the printers deserve a good word for the way they have turned out the plates ..." (Docketed with a note in Marston's hand "See my note in FG Aug. 24 1912 RBM.") - The second letter, dated 23 August, thanks Marston for a "very handsome" Note in the Fishing Gazette (see clipping inserted in the book) and discusses other early notices: "The 'Scotsman' gives me a good word, shot but quite O.K.. The Sporting & Dramatic 'have given instructions for it to be well reviewed & request permission to reproduce one of the plates' That for an outsider seems going it pretty strong - does it not? ... I have unloaded 100 up to now & sent for more." West also details progress on the edition de luxe "My leisure at present is occupied in dressing flies & trying to get others up to concert pitch ... I have booked 19 E. de luxe" - The third letter (2 pp.), dated 21 October, notes that West is sending Marston "the edition de luxe of my book & hope you will like the get up & also the flies therein. The demand has been much greater than the supply so there will be little difficulty in disposing of a copy if desired at a premium. Other copies should all be sent out in the next fortnight ... The ordinary edition is quietly going out all the time & hosts of appreciative letters are received not only from English customers but from France & America, also." (Docketed see F.G. note Oct. 26/12). - the fourth letter (4 pp.), dated 12 December 1912, discusses sales of the book: "Sales are moving all the time, lowest number sent off in any week being 10 & the average being 31.76 per week. I do no know if a "proper" publisher would consider this satisfactory but possibly he might not talk to his customers in the blunt way I do to some of mine!" West also discusses two flies, Orange Partridge and Snipe & Purple: "but what is a snipe & purple? It is over thirty years since old Joe Moses, a well known North country catcher of fish shewed me how to make it ... but not dressed as now sold, but thusly [details & sketch follow] keep it thin both in body thorax & legs." West adds a note at the top "P.S. What about the Hon. D. Fearing? - his copy - of the Ed. de luxe" With a copy of the printed book (Marston's Occasional Note, "Send Your Money!" from the Fishing Gazette for 24 August 1912, clipped and tipped in to front pastedown). Choice group of letters with substantial content and an important association.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        An artist in Egypt / by Walter Tyndale

      London : Hodder & Stoughton, [1912], 1912, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition limitedVery good copy with illustrated end-papers in the original waxed cloth with elaborate gilt decorations. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Top-edge-gilt.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages; Physical description. : 285 p. , [27] leaves of col. Plates - tipped in ; 29 cm. Notes: Date of publication from pref. Includes index. Plates are mounted, with tissue guards preceding each one. Ill. On endpapers. Subject: Egypt - Description and travel. Notes: 1st edition limited 5/150 signed.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Deutsche Literaturzeitung. Wochenschrift für Kritik der internationalen Wissenschaft.

      Berlin, Weidmann, 1912-1936.. 33. - 57. Jahrgang in 37 Bänden. 4°. Halbledereinbände der Zeit (4) und Halbleineneinbände der Zeit (29).. Titel gestempelt. Buchrücken mit Bibliotheksrückenschild. Einige Buchrücken stärker berieben, insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        Die Ausstellung von Meisterwerken Muhammedanischer Kunst in München 1910.

      Munich, F. Bruckmann, 1912.. Imperial folio (490 x 387 mm). 3 vols. With 257 monochrome and mounted color plates. Original brown cloth decorated in black and green.. First edition, one of 430 numbered copies (vol. 1: no. 240; vols. 2 and 3: no. 12). The 1910 Exhibition of Masterpieces of Islamic Art, held in Munich, marks a crucial moment in the translation of Islamic objects into Western objets d'art. At the exhibition itself the monumental catalogue was unprecedented in its size and splendour. It was printed in a limited press run with each copy numbered individually and is rarely encountered complete. The first volume covers Islamic manuscripts, book decorations, and carpets. The second volume is dedicated to ceramics and metalwork, glass and crystal, while volume III describes draperies, weaponry, woodwork, and ivory. With contributions by Max van Berchem, Camillo List, Ernst Kühnel, Ernst Bassermann-Jordan, Ernst Diez, Moriz Dreger, S. Schröder, and Arnold Nöldeke. - Vol. 1 shows occasional slight browning, otherwise an excellent, clean copy in the publisher's original bindings. - Enay/Azadi 516.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Life in Catland

      1912. first edition. Last week she was a scullerycat,But now she's Cook. Just think of that!"WAIN, Louis. Life in Catland by Louis Wain. Verses by Norman Gale. Father Tuck's Nursery Series (No. 8546). London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., [ca. 1912]. First edition. Oblong quarto (8 1/4 x 10 7/8 inches; 210 x 276 mm.). 16 pp. including stiff wrappers. Original full-color pictorial stiff wrappers, expertly rebacked with red cloth. Six full-page, full-color illustrations (including wrappers) and ten illustrations in the text printed in red and black. Some light foxing to a few leaves, otherwise a near fine copy. In over fifty years of selling children's books we have never seen this title before.The Stories: Keep Clean; The New Cook; A Kind Father; A Pretty Sight; Vain Amelia; The Scolding and The Kind Husband.Dale, 101.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        LA SPEDIZIONE NEL KARAKORAM E NELL'IMALAIA OCCIDENTALE, 1909. Relazione del Dott. Filippo de Filippi, illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Zanichelli 1912 In - 8 gr., 1 vol. di testo + 1 cartella di tavv., mz. pergam. edit., pp. (2),471,(5),110, ben illustrato da ca. 200 fotografie in b.n. nel t. e da 33 belle tavv. in tinta f.t. Le tavole, più volte ripieg., sono composte da: 18 grandi panorami in 17 Fogli + 3 carte geografiche a colori. In ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Palestine and Syria, with Routes through Mesopotamia and Baylonia nd t

      1912. BAEDEKER, Karl. Palestine and Syria, with Routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia and the Island of Cyprus. 462 pp., including Index. Illustrated with 21 maps, 56 plans, and a panorama of Jerusalem. Small 8vo., bound in original publisher's cloth,and dust wrapper preserved in a half morocco folding box. Leipzig, (1912). |~||~||~||~||~| Fifth and best edition, being the last edition in this series. This Baedeker edition gives a detailed description of Palestine and Syria six years before the end of the Ottoman Rule at the end of the 1914/1918 War. Cyprus was included for the first time. A facsimile of this edition was published in 1985. An unusually fresh copy of this rare and fascinating guidebook with the original dust wrapper(slightly stained, but intact..

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        Die Inschriften des Altern Judenfriedhofes in Wien: Im Auftrage der Historischen Kommission der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde in Wien (2 vols.)

      Wilhelm Braumüller 1912-1917, Leipzig - 4to. 2 vol. Original gray paper cover. A two volume history of the Jews in Vienna, Austria. The first volume covers the time period of 1540-1670, and the second from 1696-1783. Each volume is illustrated with in-text images of the gravestones and inscriptions. Contains folded plans and genealogy tables. Some wear. Light foxing and some water staining on cover. Overall in very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Aus den Anfängen unserer Kolonien. Meine Erlebnisse als Begleiterin meines Gatten, des ersten Kolonialdirektors, Wirkl. Geh. Legationsrat Dr. Kayser auf seiner Inspektionsreise nach Deutsch-Ostafrika 1892. Mit 9 Bildertafeln.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), [1912].. Original-Leinwand, 8°, 69 Seiten, Frontispiz (= eingeklebtes Bildnis von Dr. Kayser), sehr schönes Exemplar. Rar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        AESOP'S FABLES

      London: William Heinemann. 1912. First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Original white cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent near fine copy, the spine a little darkened, the gilt legible and bright. The contents are without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. All 13 mounted colour plates and their tissue guards are present as called for and in fine condition. With a further 53 black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham throughout the text. A lovely copy. Limited to 1450 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, of which this is number 9. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Photographic History of the Civil War. (10 Volumes).

      Review of Reviews, 1912. - 10 vols. Picture quality is better in this edition than in the many recent reprints. Top edge gilt. Rebound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Fine set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR |THE

      New York: Review of Reviews, 1912. blue cloth, spine gilt, top edges gilt. 4to. blue cloth, spine gilt, top edges gilt. thousands of pages. 10 volumes. Semicentennial Memorial. "Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities." Three of the volumes have spotting of spines. Some of the inside hinges are starting to crack.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The lost world.

      Hodder and Stoughton, [1912]., London: - 8vo. 319, [1] pp. With frontispiece and 5 plates. Original pictorial blue cloth, stamped and gilt, a bit faded, corners and edges worn; minor foxing in text. Ownership inscriptions on fly-leaf. First edition. The present work is the first story about the scientist Professor Challenger, in which he and his exploring party discover a pre-historic "Lost World" of dinosaurs in South America. It has been the model for several other books and movies which have treated the same topic. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Les Oeuvres Burlesques et Mystiques de Frere Matorel Mort au Couvent

      1912. JACOB, Max. Les Oeuvres Burlesques et Mystiques de Frerè Matorel Mort au Couvent. Illustrated with 64 woodcuts by André Derain. 8vo., original wrappers in a cloth folding box. Paris: Henri Kahnweiler, 1912. |~||~||~||~||~| An immaculate copy of Derain's second book, which was also the second in the series of Jacob's "Matorel" books published by Kahnweiler (the first being "Saint Matorel," illustrated by Picasso). While somewhat smaller in format than the landmark "L'Enchanteur Pourissant" of 1909, and in a style more medieval than primitive, this is a striking example of the revolution which was taking place in modern art and book-making in the early years of the twentieth century. One of 85 copies on Holland, from a total edition of 105 copies, signed by Jacob and Derain. The Artist and the Book 79.

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        Japanese Photo Album

      1912. JAPAN. Japanese Photo Album. Collection of Fifty Hand-coloured Albumen prints. With tissue guards. Oblong folio, 260 x 350 mm (images 200 x 50 mm), bound in contemporary thick Japanese lacquer boards with hand-painted scene of fishing boat with Mount Fuji in the background. [Japan, ca 1890]. |~||~||~||~||~| These artistic photographic prints record the final vestiges of traditional Tokugawa Japan as the culture slowly emerged into the modern era (Meiji period). Temples, gardens, Shinto shrines, Kyoto shrines and street scenes, and small village scenes, Mt Fuji, tea huts, Japanese bridges, portraits of geishas, and a Kyoto sandal shop, are just a few examples of the subject matter portrayed herein. All prints are unsigned but are very much in the style of Kusakabe Kimbei (ca. 1880s -1912, Yokohama). The hand-colouring is delicately and superbly applied. "The process of hand-coloring a photograph was infinitely tedious, and a master colorist could be expected to produce two or three finished prints in a twelve hour day" (Worswick, p. 143). Surface cracks to top lacquer board. This is as fine a sample of this sort of Japanese commercial photography that one can find on the market. See: Clark Worswick, Japan: Photographs 1854-1905 (New York: Knopf, 1979).

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        THE SINGING BONE

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1912. First edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Original red cloth with black titles to the front board and gilt titles to the spine. An attractive very good copy, the cloth a little rubbed and lightly marked to the extremities with some bumping to the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. Text block edges a little dusty. Inscribed by the author to his literary agent, ?"W. P. Watt / with all good wishes from / R Austin Freeman / Feb. 1912?" underneath which he has added a small drawing. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and Queen?'s Quorum title. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Duino, 5. III. 1912.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.. An die Buchhandlung Vogelsberger in Darmstadt: "Das Buch 'Mir zur Feier' existiert nicht mehr in seiner ersten Form: Die darin enthaltenen Gedichte sind aber, fast unverändert, in den Band 'Die frühen Gedichte' übergegangen, den Sie im Insel-Verlag, Leipzig, finden [...]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Baseballogy

      Forbes & Company, Chicago 1912 - First edition. Pictorial paper over boards. Fine in fine dustwrapper. An attractive and uncommon book of humorous verse about baseball, rare both in jacket and in this condition. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Homer Martin: Poet in Landscape

      New York: Privately Printed, 1912 - Martin, born Albany, N.Y. in 1836. "His early work followed the conventional lines of the Hudson River School, and he was the first to break away from Mannerisms and artificiality becoming, in a sense, the first American Impressionist." Mantle Fielding (MARTIN, HOMER) One of only 7 copies on Roman Vellum privately printed by Frederic Fairchild Sherman. Small 4to. Mounted Colored Frontispiece and 12 other illustrations. 76 pp. Bound in original full red straight grained morocco, moire silk endpapers, t.e.g., signed Sherman, slipcase. Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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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        Journal des dames et des modes. Four volumes, containing 79 fascicule

      1912. BARBIER, Georges (et al.). Journal des Dames et des Modes. Four volumes, containing 79 fascicules (all published). 312; 144; 96, [105]-152 (pp. 97-104 not published); 32 pp. With 184 pochoir plates. 8vo., bound in modern beige half morocco over decorated paper boards, spines gilt, t.e.g. (by Sangorski & Sutcliffe). Paris: Aux Bureaux du Journal des Dames, 1912.|~| |~||~||~||~||~| COMPLETE SET of the Journal des Dames et des Modes in fine condition, with nearly 200 Art-Deco pochoir fashion plates of high quality. The Journal des Dames et des Modes was a luxury magazine for an exclusive clientele; only 1279 copies of each issue were printed. The magazine appeared three times a month. The text for each number was eight pages in length and contained belles lettres, aphorisms, poetry, notes on fashion, and more, written by Jean Cocteau, Anatole France, the Comtesse de Noailles, and their contemporaries. In addition, each issue was accompanied by one to five pochoir fashion plates. The Journal des Dames et des Modes represented a new genre of fashion publishing and printmaking, with the illustrations executed by the pochoir process. Pochoir plates utilized silk screening and with up to 30 stencils for one image. The designs in the Journal des Dames et des Modes were created by well-known fashion illustrators such as Bakst, Barbier, Brunelleschi and Drian; these artists were directly influenced by Japanese woodblock prints, Fauves painters, Cubism, and Post-Impressionism. Barbier was the principal illustrator of the Journal, which established his reputation as a fashion designer. In excellent condition. This copy does not contain the two unrequired supplementary plates, published hors serie on 1 January 1913 and 1 January 1914. Hiler, p. 486. Colas 1567. Not in Lipperheide.

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        The lost world.

      Hodder and Stoughton [1912]. With frontispiece and 5 plates. Original pictorial blue cloth, stamped and gilt, a bit faded, corners and edges worn; minor foxing in text. Ownership inscriptions on fly - leaf. First edition. The present work is the first story about the scientist Professor Challenger, in which he and his exploring party discover a pre - historic ?Lost World? of dinosaurs in South America. It has been the model for several other books and movies which have treated the same topic.

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        Typed Letter, signed ("Andrew Carnegie"), to John A. Stewart

      New York, may 13, 1912 - To John A. Stewart of the National Committee for the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of Peace, "Congratulations upon your success so far. You may be sure that I will do all in my power to help you, regretting, however, that I hav [sic] so little time at my disposal these days. Truly the way of the filanthropist [sic] is hard -" Carnegie would go on to serve as Chairman of the Committee, which celebrated 100 years of peace among English-speaking nations on December 24, 1914 8vo. 1 p. typed on letterhead. Some light soiling at margin, else fine, in custom red cloth chemise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der chirurgischen Operationen an der Hand klinischer Beobachtungen für Ärzte und Studierende: Allgemeine Operationslehre (77 pp.); Chirurgie des Kopfes (551 pp.). 2 Bde.

      - Berlin, Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1912/14, 4°, XVI, XXI, 628 pp. mit 152 Abb. und 112 farblith. Tafeln, Leinenband; feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe des klassischen Lehrbuches der KOPFCHIRURGIE von Fedor Krause und seinem Oberarzt Emil Heymann aus dem Augusta-Hospital in Berlin. - Dieses seltene und zu unrecht relativ unbekannte Werk enthält folgende Kapitel: - ALLGEMEINE OPERATIONSLEHRE: Vorbereitungen zur Operation; Verfahren zur Schmerzbetäubung; Asepsis; Verband und Nachbehandlung. - CHIRURGIE DES KOPFES: Behandlung der Kopfwunden; Exstirpation von Weichteilgeschwülsten im Gesicht; - Plastische Operationen im Gesicht - Die einfachsten Methoden der Hautplastik; Eindrehen eines gestielten Hautlappens; Freie Hautverpflanzung; Besondere Plastische Methoden; Lippenplastik; Plastischer Verschluß der Gaumenspalte; Rhinoplastik; Wangenplastik; Blepharoplastik; - Chirurgie des Auges und der Augenhöhle; Chirurgie des Ohres; Chirurgie der Nase und ihrer Nebenhöhlen; Chirurgie des Trigeminus; Die chirurgischen Eingriffe am Ober- und Unterkiefer; Erkrankungen und chirurgische Eingriffe in der Mundhöhle; Die Resektion des Kiefergelenks; Chirurgische Eingriffe am Pharynx; Chirurgische Eingriffe an den Speicheldrüsen; Chirurgie des N. facialis; Chirurgie der Occipital- und Nackennerven; Chirurgie des Gehirns; Operationen bei Epilepsie; Chirurgie der Hirngeschwülste; Eingriffe beim Hirnabsceß, bei eitriger und gummöser Meningitis, sowie bei Tuberkulose der Schädelknochen. - Walker No.1288 (Engl.EA). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Misti

      Edition partly original adorned with original artwork Ricardo Flores, one of 10 numbered copies on Japan, with 10 print head China. Bound in half navy morocco corners, spine lightly faded with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilt-head witnesses, binding signed Devauchelle. Nice copy wide-margined pleasantly established. Provenance: from the library of Paul Ollendorff. Paul Ollendorff Paris s.d. (1912) 14x18,5cm relié

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        Vie de Mélanie bergère de la Salette écrite par elle-même en 1900 - Son enfance (1831-1846)

      First Edition. Precious autograph signed by the author painter Georges Rouault: "Nothing for his art - There is no caricature." Reinforced back with some gaps filled, a restored on the half-title page where FIG sending tear. Our copy is presented in a gift box full black morocco, smooth spine, marbled paper plates and interior lamb. Rouault met Léon Bloy in 1904 through one of his works: "I am told that the painter Georges Rouault, a pupil of Gustave Moreau, a passion for me. Having found his master "Poor Woman" ... this book has bitten heart, incurably wounded "(Journal of L. Bloy, March 16, 1904). Thus is born a lasting friendship between the two artists. However when in 1905 Rouault exhibited at the Autumn "Real Poulot" Salon based on the novel of Bloy's reaction it is violent: "... This artist was believed able to paint seraphim appears not conceive that atrocious and avenging cartoons. Bourgeois infamy works in him a violent impact horror that his art seems mortally wounded. He wanted to make my characters Poulot "Poor Woman". At any price I want this illustration. It was to this that there is more tragic: two citizens, male and female, complete: candid, peaceful, merciful and wise to put the scum of the scare the horses mouth constellations. He made two assassins small suburb. "None better than Raissa Maritain knew not describe complex friendship that unites the young painter and the old writer, analyzing both" the underlying reason for their dissent "citing a letter Bloy Rouault 1907:" You are attracted exclusively by the ugly. "As their" admiration "she explains as" the living faith of the one and the other, (...) elevation and the rigor of their conscience artist How many times "." - Written it - in the years that followed, have we not seen Rouault in Bloy, standing, leaning against the wall, a slight smile on her closed lips, looking into the distance, apparently impassive face, but a pallor that would be accentuated when the issue of modern painting was discussed. Rouault pale, but kept through a heroic silence. And still, despite the determined opposition on the same subject of his art, he remained faithful to Léon Bloy. It seemed he had the same look in Bloy accusations that tormented him what he held most dear - not for submission to any discussion, but to test them against the force of instinct that the led into the unknown and was overcome any obstacle. "(" At the dawn of new friendships "in New Polling October 1941) This is the same Léon Bloy, respectful but steadfastly critical of his young friend, that he dedicate this portrait of a saint, this elegy beauty that will never be able to perceive in the work of Rouault. Mercure de France Paris 1912 12x19cm broché

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        La guerre des boutons

      First Edition, one of the copies of the first issue numbered press only draw with Holland 19. Binding to bradel half percaline ocher, smooth back with a gold central floret, golden double thread tail piece as marine morocco, marbled paper dishes, modern binding. Autograph signed by the author. A small marginal misses the top of the page as well as a false light wetness dwindling over the following pages. Mercure de France Paris 1912 11,5x18cm relié

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        La danse de Sophocle

      First edition, one of seven numbered copies on Holland, the only major papers, ours with the No. 1 and specially printed for the mother of Jean Cocteau.Binding to bradel in full vellum, smooth back, when golden tail, part of title brown grief guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, red head, contemporary binding signed by Dupré.Touching and exceptional autograph dedication signed and dated by the author to his mother, in Latin, who gets a verse of Virgil's Eclogues: "INCIPE, parve puer: cui non Risere relatives, nec deus hunc mensa, dea ultimate dignity cubili is / Virgil / Jean.. "which this is the French translation:" Child, admit it: the son to whom his parents have not smiled is unworthy to approach the table of a god or being admitted to the bed of a goddess. "Light bites mainly affecting the margins of some leaves.Unique.In publishing this third book of poetry, Cocteau, young prodigy, 23, is adored by artistic and literary circles. Proust intimate friend of Jacques-Emile Blanche, Nijinsky and Diaghilev faithful disciple and Anna de Noailles, his ambition is to unite in his person all the talent around him.Dance Sophocles reference to dance "the young and divine Sophocles' executed naked in Athens after the naval victory at Salamis, reflects the ambition and enthusiasm of the young Cocteau novelist, painter, dancer, poet, he feels truly "worthy to approach the table [of] God [x]"."At par with the best artists, he was an intermediary between God and Earth. "In his biography, Claude Arnaud devotes a chapter (" The Living God ") to the psychology of the poet at the time:" It was a detached fragment of the creator. One of terrestrial bodies through which that Being evolving deliberated and finally contrasted to improve its inception. ".Thus, it is a freedman of his illustrious models Cocteau and fully assuming his artistic divinity is revealed in this ecstatic like the eponymous poem collection:Thanks to you, my pride, I wore the haloHosted by the charming speech God[...]Thanks to you, I have experienced the frantic strugglesWhere the pen and the paper and the ink bleakAre the links that we would like to shout,We would shout, sing, sigh, laugh,[...]And it takes us and when we feel it,Let them run off as a superb blood....The dedication to his mother on the first copy of the unique seven major papers, reflects the only real upward Cocteau Cocteau Eugenie.Sacred mother by her son, she had an influence deeply on the poet's life as in his work, marked by the ubiquity of Oedipal figure.Claude Arnaud describes at length the "filial momentum coupled with an almost loving attention (...)" it is only my love for you to cling to something real, the rest seems like a bad dream. "One can not also fail to see the choice of the quotation from Virgil incestuous this ambiguity that binds Cocteau to her mother.One of the most desirable for this copy of any scarcity of sources.Mercure de France Paris 1912 15x19cm relié

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        The Cutting of An Agate

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1912. Octavo. Original green cloth, paper labels to spine and front board lettered in green. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has some chips to extremities and a small hole to rear panel. First US edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition by seven years. Scarce in the jacket.

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        Nyimbo za Kanisa. Zimetungwa na P. P. Schmidt, miss. Post.

      Rixheim (Elsass), Buchdruckerei von Sutter & Cie, 1912.. Orange-gelbe Original-Broschur, 12°, VIII, 157 Seiten, Einband angestaubt, Seiten ganz vereinzelt minimal fleckig, ebenso der Schnitt, schönes, noch unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar. Extrem Rar, bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar. Katholisches Swahili-Gesangbuch aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, zu dessen Erarbeitung der Autor schreibt: <Bei der Abfassung eines Gesangbuches, welches europäische Melodien mit Swahili-Texten verbinden sollte, waren nicht geringe Schwierigkeiten zu überwinden.>.

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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS From The Little White Bird

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. [1912]. [Second Rackham edition] considered the best edition. Original green cloth in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine clean and bright copy, without inscriptions or stamps. All fifty tipped in colour plates and captioned tissue guards are present, as called for and in fine condition without creases. Complete with the very good spine darkened dustwrapper which is a little rubbed, nicked and torn to the extremities. An attractive copy. Whilst this is the second Rackham edition it is considered the finest edition with the fifty colour plates bound throughout the text, a new frontispiece, and with an additional seven black and white illustrations not present in the 1906 edition.

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        Jacobis Spinoza Buchlein

      Munchen - Georg Muller, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An edited edition of Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi's Briefe uber die Lehre Spinozas, in which he expresses sharply and clearly his strenuous objection to a dogmatic system in philosophy. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743 1819) was an influential German philosopher, literary figure, socialite and the younger brother of poet Johann Georg Jacobi. He is notable for coining the term nihilism and promoting it as the prime fault of Enlightenment thought particularly in the philosophical systems of Baruch Spinoza, Immanuel Kant, Johann Fichte and Friedrich Schelling. In German. Condition: In a half-crushed-morocco binding. Externally sound, with just some slight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge reinforced with cloth tape. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Die Kunst des Radierens. Ein Handbuch

      . Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1912 (2., vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage), Gr.-8°, 246 S., mit 5 Original-Radierungen und 1 Original-Lithographie, goldgeprägter Original-Pappeinband in schöner Erhaltung. Die Radierungen von Max Liebermann, Paul Baum, Edvard. Munch, Anders Zorn und Hermann Struck sowie die Lithographie von Max Slevogt wurden auf der Pan-Presse hergestellt. Die Munch-Radierung wurde für die vorliegende Ausgabe vom Künstler überarbeitet.

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        Kreuz und quer durch Deutsch-Ostafrika.

      Dresden, Privatdruck von Dr. phil Pfund, 1912.. Roter, goldgeprägter Original-Ledereinband, 8°, 256 Seiten, 1 Blatt Nachtrag. mit zahlreichen photographischen Abbildungen auf Tafeln. Mit handschr. Vermerk "zur freundlichen Erinnerung an Rolf Pfund Wehinachten 1918" (wohl Autograph Rolf Pfund), Einband leicht berieben, schönes, sauberes Exemplar. "Für einen kleinen Kreis meiner Freunde und für die Mitglieder unserer Familie habe ich dieses Tagebuch drucken lassen" (aus dem Vorwort des Verfassers). Tagebuch einer Reise von Juli 1899 bis Februar 1900..

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        AESOP’S FABLES

      London: William Heinemann. 1912. First trade edition. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the front and spine. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the illustrator, dated 1912 and WITH AN ORIGINAL INK ILLUSTRATION to the half title. 13 full page colour plates with tissue guards and 53 black and white illustrations throughout the text. A lovely fine copy. Loosely laid in is the original advertisment for the watercolour exhibition of this work. Inscribed presentation copy from Rackham to the French author, biographer and professor of literature Jean Marie Carre. With his bookplate to the front pastedown.

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        Signed etching]: Serenade (aka: The Laggard in Love)

      no publisher], [No place 1912 - Etching on thin laid paper. Image size 3" x 5.25" on 8" x 10.5" sheet. Plate mark. Pinholes around outer edges of sheet, else fine. An etching by John Sloan from a projected edition of 100, of which only 90 were printed (*Morse* 159). Signed in pencil in the lower right corner by Sloan. An estimated 3500 impressions of this etching were used as the frontispiece to Thomas A. Daly's book *Madrigali* (Philadelphia, 1912), a collection of Italian dialect verse. This particular etching is from the personal collection of the artist's widow, Helen Farr Sloan. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Abt. II: Exotische Fauna. Band XI: DIE GROSS-SCHMETTERLINGE DES INDO-AUSTRALISCHEN FAUNENGEBIETES: EULENARTIGE NACHTFALTER.

      Stuttgart 1912. 4to. pp. ii, 1-496, with 57 chromolithographed plates. Unbound in portfolio. All published.

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        PETER PAN PORTFOLIO (From ‘The Little White Bird’)

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. [1912]. First edition, deluxe issue. One of approximately 20 copies, signed on the mount of each plate by the artist. Additionally signed by the publishers on the limitation page. Large Folio. Publisher's full vellum with gilt titles to upper cover and silk ties. Housed in publisher's original cloth box with printed paper onlay. Twelve full size plates mounted with gilt ruled borders. Silk ties renewed. A superb copy, the vellum is beautifully clean and bright. The contents and all twelve plates, bright and fresh. The publisher's box shows some wear to the paper onlay on the lid and some damp-staining to the base. An exceptional copy, rare in this signed issue. The finest of all Rackham productions. These illustrations originally appeared in the gift book Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1906. Rackham was asked by his publisher to select his favourite twelve of the fifty illustrations from that edition to produce a collector's portfolio of plates. These plates were re-engraved to be the size of the original watercolours and produced to the highest standard. Initially an edition of 600 copies was planned, with numbers 1-100 to be bound in full vellum with each plate signed by Rackham. However for reasons unknown and as reported in the 1936 Latimore and Haskell bibliography, "Mr. Rackham advises that he signed only about twenty".

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